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Porchlight Revisits to Close 4th Season with ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVERPorchlight Revisits to Close 4th Season with ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber have announced the final production in the fourth season of Chicago's hit "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, music by Burton Lane, book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and based on the book Berkeley Square by John L. Balderston with direction by Lili-Anne Brown, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and starring Sharriese Hamilton and Karl Hamilton. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Revisits LITTLE ME on Opening NightPhoto Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Revisits LITTLE ME on Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the continuation of the fourth season of Chicago's hit "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Little Me, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and book by Neil Simon based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Linda Madonia, choreography by Craig Miller with special guest choreography by veteran Bob Fosse dancer Jane Lanier and starring Jeff Award-winner Matt Crowle. Porchlight Revisits Little Me is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, Feb. 28 through Thursday, March 2 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's The Scottsboro Boys (previews begin Friday, Feb. 3) at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets for Little Me are $35. All tickets include access to the popular pre-performance event, Behind the Show Backstory, a multimedia presentation, created and hosted by Weber that discusses that evening's production including the show's creative history, backstage gossip and the state of the art on Broadway that season. Single tickets to Little Me are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Stage 773 box office, 773.327.5252.  (more...)

Matt Crowle to Star in Porchlight Revisits' LITTLE MEMatt Crowle to Star in Porchlight Revisits' LITTLE ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the continuation of the fourth season of Chicago's hit "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Little Me, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and book by Neil Simon based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Linda Madonia, choreography by Craig Miller with special guest choreography by veteran Bob Fosse dancer Jane Lanier and starring Jeff Award-winner Matt Crowle.  (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS, SCOTTSBORO BOYS & More Set for Porchlight's 2016-17 SeasonLin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS, SCOTTSBORO BOYS & More Set for Porchlight's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Michael Weber, artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, has announced Porchlight Music Theatre's 2016 - 2017 mainstage season which includes In The Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's first big hit and winner of four Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, September 9 - October 16, 2016; End of the Rainbow, the Chicago premiere of the Judy Garland bio musical play, a recent smash hit in London and New York, November 4 - December 4, 2016; The Scottsboro Boys, the long-awaited Chicago premiere of the final collaboration of Kander and Ebb concerning one of the most infamous events in American history, February 3 - March 12, 2017; Marry Me a Little, Jeff Award-winning Porchlight Artistic Associate Austin Cook stars in this rarely seen Stephen Sondheim production, April 14 - May 21, 2017. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Stage 50th Anniversary Production of IN WHITE AMERICANew Federal Theatre to Stage 50th Anniversary Production of IN WHITE AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 47th season a rare revival of Martin Duberman's In White America, not seen in NYC for 50 years! In White America, directed by Charles Maryan, will begin performances October 15th, with opening night set for October 29th at the Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street). This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through November 15th only. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Celeste Oliva Makes it Worth RECONSIDERING HANNA(H)BWW Reviews: Celeste Oliva Makes it Worth RECONSIDERING HANNA(H)
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 4, 2014

IRNE Award-winning actress Celeste Oliva gives two riveting performances in Deirdre Girard's RECONSIDERING HANNA(H) to open the 2014-2015 season at Boston Playwrights' Theatre. With thoughtful direction by Bridget Kathleen O'Leary, RECONSIDERING HANNA(H) tells two good stories for the price of one, both of which will stay with you long after the curtain falls. (more...)

William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Comes to the Bushwick Starr, Now thru 5/31William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Comes to the Bushwick Starr, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

the food was terrible is a theatrical meditation about death, mourning, and what might be eating away at your stomach. More than a simple two-men-at-bar, this is an evolution into questioning. Can we all clink (glasses) and try to remember who took the dead daughter's (glasses)? Are bipolar people capable of fucking up bacon? Will someone get it together to paint the correct sunrise? (more...)

The Bushwick Starr to Present THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE, 5/14-31The Bushwick Starr to Present THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The Bushwick Starr is proud to present the food was terrible, written by William Burke and directed by Mary Beth Easley. The show will run May 14-31 with performances Todays-Saturdays at 8:00pm. (more...)

William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Comes to the Bushwick Starr, 5/14-31William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Comes to the Bushwick Starr, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

the food was terrible is a theatrical meditation about death, mourning, and what might be eating away at your stomach. More than a simple two-men-at-bar, this is an evolution into questioning. Can we all clink (glasses) and try to remember who took the dead daughter's (glasses)? Are bipolar people capable of fucking up bacon? Will someone get it together to paint the correct sunrise? (more...)

William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Set for Bushwick Starr, 5/14-5/31William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Set for Bushwick Starr, 5/14-5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

the food was terrible is a theatrical meditation about death, mourning, and what might be eating away at your stomach. More than a simple two-men-at-bar, this is an evolution into questioning. Can we all clink (glasses) and try to remember who took the dead daughter's (glasses)? Are bipolar people capable of fucking up bacon? Will someone get it together to paint the correct sunrise? (more...)

The Bushwick Starr to Present THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE, 5/14-31The Bushwick Starr to Present THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The Bushwick Starr is proud to present the food was terrible, written by William Burke and directed by Mary Beth Easley. The show will run May 14-31 with performances Wednesdays-Saturdays at 8:00pm. (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's EVERY DAY A VISITOR Begins TonightWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's EVERY DAY A VISITOR Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre presents the second play of its ambitious 44th season, Richard Abrons' Every Day a Visitor, begininng performances today, November 2nd at The Clurman Theater (at Theater Row) and continuing through December 14th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 14th. (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Begin EVERY DAY A VISITOR TomorrowWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Begin EVERY DAY A VISITOR Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre announces the cast for the second play of its ambitious 44th season, Richard Abrons' Every Day A Visitor,which will begin performances Saturday November 2nd at The Clurman Theater (at Theater Row) and continuing through December 14th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 14th. (more...)

Bern Cohen, Janet Sarno & More to Lead New Federal Theatre's EVERY DAY A VISITOR; Cast AnnouncedBern Cohen, Janet Sarno & More to Lead New Federal Theatre's EVERY DAY A VISITOR; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre announces the cast for the second play of its ambitious 44th season, Richard Abrons' Every Day A Visitor,which will begin performances November 2nd at The Clurman Theater (at Theater Row) and continuing through December 14th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 14th. (more...)

Adhesive Theater Project Presents Erin Courtney's THE SERVICE ROAD, 1/11-2/2Adhesive Theater Project Presents Erin Courtney's THE SERVICE ROAD, 1/11-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

Adhesive Theater Project presents the World Premiere of The Service Road, written by Obie Award winner Erin Courtney and directed by Meghan Finn. The Service Road runs from January 11 - February 2, 2013 in a limited engagement at the New York City College of Technology's Voorhees Theatre, located at 186 Jay Street in Brooklyn. (more...)

Photo Flash: Adhesive Theater Project Presents Premiere Of THE SERVICE ROAD, 01/11 - 02/02Photo Flash: Adhesive Theater Project Presents Premiere Of THE SERVICE ROAD, 01/11 - 02/02
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

Adhesive Theater Project proudly presents the World Premiere of THE SERVICE ROAD, written by Obie Award winner Erin Courtney and directed by Meghan Finn. The Service Road runs from January 11 - February 2, 2013 in a limited engagement at the New York City College of Technology's Voorhees Theatre, located at 186 Jay Street in Brooklyn. Check out photos from the production inside! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Images from Adhesive Theater Project's THE SERVICE ROADPhoto Flash: New Images from Adhesive Theater Project's THE SERVICE ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Adhesive Theater Project presents the World Premiere of The Service Road, written by Obie Award winner Erin Courtney and directed by Meghan Finn. The Service Road runs now through February 2, 2013, in a limited engagement at the New York City College of Technology's Voorhees Theatre, located at 186 Jay Street in Brooklyn. Check out new production photos below! (more...)

Adhesive Theater Project Presents Erin Courtney's THE SERVICE ROAD, Now thru 2/2Adhesive Theater Project Presents Erin Courtney's THE SERVICE ROAD, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Adhesive Theater Project presents the World Premiere of The Service Road, written by Obie Award winner Erin Courtney and directed by Meghan Finn. The Service Road runs from tonight, January 11 - February 2, 2013 in a limited engagement at the New York City College of Technology's Voorhees Theatre, located at 186 Jay Street in Brooklyn. (more...)

Photo Flash: Adhesive Theater Project Presents Premiere Of THE SERVICE ROAD, 01/11 - 02/02Photo Flash: Adhesive Theater Project Presents Premiere Of THE SERVICE ROAD, 01/11 - 02/02
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Adhesive Theater Project proudly presents the World Premiere of THE SERVICE ROAD, written by Obie Award winner Erin Courtney and directed by Meghan Finn. The Service Road runs from January 11 - February 2, 2013 in a limited engagement at the New York City College of Technology's Voorhees Theatre, located at 186 Jay Street in Brooklyn. Check out photos from the production inside! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Adhesive Theater Project's THE SERVICE ROADPhoto Flash: First Look at Adhesive Theater Project's THE SERVICE ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2012

Adhesive Theater Project presents the World Premiere of The Service Road, written by Obie Award winner Erin Courtney and directed by Meghan Finn. The Service Road runs from January 11 - February 2, 2013 in a limited engagement at the New York City College of Technology's Voorhees Theatre, located at 186 Jay Street in Brooklyn. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show in the photos below! (more...)

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