Matthew Shepard News

Moonlight Stage to Present MY FAIR LADY, 8/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Artistic Director Steven Glaudini presents the third show in Moonlight Stage Production's 34th summer season, the beloved classic Broadway smash hit MY FAIR LADY. Performances are August 13 to 30. Single tickets are priced $15 to $52 and include price levels for student rush, military, senior, and family discounts. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Stella Adler Welcomes the Telling Tales of Earthquake Survivors from Down Under in MUNTED
by Gil Kaan - Jul 06, 2014

A short and sweet informative narrative directly from the mouths of earthquake survivors comes to fruition in Munted (A New Zealand slang for 'busted, destroyed, ruined'). (more...)

Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer and Cameron Esposito Join Lineup for UNCIVIL UNION Pride Week Benefit Concert, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Broad City stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer and comedian Cameron Esposito have been added to the stellar lineup for UNCIVIL UNION, an all-star PRIDE Week concert benefitting The Ally Coalition, Broadway Impact, and New Alternatives for Homeless Youth. (more...)

The Seeing Place Theater's THE LARAMIE PROJECT to Open 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The Seeing Place Theater, known for intense & intimate ensemble work, brings you this deeply complex portrait of a community's response to the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, the hate crime that led to the largest national conversation about tolerance in American history. (more...)

BWW Interview: Patrick Hinds Talks Theater People Podcast, Why Laura Osnes Made Him Nauseous
by Matt Tamanini - May 29, 2014

For people, like me, who sit in front of a computer for a living, or have long commutes each day, podcasts are an entertaining and educational way to pass the time. Last month I introduced you to the 20 Top Podcasts for theatre fans, and chief among them was the Theater People Podcast, hosted by Patrick Hinds. Recently, I spoke to Patrick about the his incredible Broadway friends, his research process, and why Laura Osnes made him sick to his stomach. (more...)

W. Kamau Bell, Nikki Glaser, Carrie Keagan and More Set for UNCIVIL UNION Benefit, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Leading lights from indie comedy and music's cutting edge, including W. Kamau Bell, Nikki Glaser, Jillette Johnson, Eliot Glazer, Mates of State, Wakey!Wakey! and more will headline UNCIVIL UNION, an all-star PRIDE Pride Week concert hosted by Carrie Keagan on June 25th benefitting The Ally Coalition, Broadway Impact, and New Alternatives for Homeless Youth. (more...)

Vermont Pride Theater to Host 4th Annual Summer Pride Festival, Begin. 7/18
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Vermont Pride Theater at Chandler announces its 4th annual Summer Pride Festival of LGBT plays in Randolph, Vermont, July 18-20 and 25-27. This season it will offer full productions of three exciting scripts, none of which has been presented before in Vermont. These will be directed and performed by an ensemble of Equity and non-Equity theater artists from across the nation, and presented in Randolph's historic Chandler Music Hall, listed on the National Historic Register. (more...)

Eastern CT State University Theatre to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECT at Harry Hope Theatre, 4/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

From April 24-27, 2014, Tectonic Theater Company will present The Laramie Project, by Moises Kaufman and Members of the Tectonic Theater Project and directed by Kelsey Guggenheim. Performance times are Thursday- Saturday at 7:30pm, Friday Mid-Day Matinee at 11am; and Sunday at 4:00pm. Performances will be held in the Harry Hope Theatre (Shafer Hall, ground floor, corner of High and Valley Streets, Willimantic). (more...)

Judith Light & More to be Honored at 13th Annual UCP of NYC Women Who Care Luncheon, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care and Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, today announced the honorees for the 13th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon. (more...)

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's CABARET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe-winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21. Cabaret officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This is a 24-week limited engagement. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch a TV spot for the production below! (more...)

SF Fringe Festival Announces 2014 Lineup; Set for 9/5-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The 2014 San Francisco Fringe Festival is back for its 23rd year, running September 5-20, at the EXIT Theatreplex, 156 Eddy Street in downtown San Francisco. The second-oldest Fringe Festival in th U.S., SF Fringe brings the best of bright, new, edgy performances of theatre, dance, clowning, magic, and other sorts of presentations for three consecutive weekends, from Friday, September 5 to Saturday, September 20 dark on Mondays.) The 35 shows for this year's Fringe were chosen, as always, by lottery from the more than 100 entries received. All Fringe performances will take place in one of the three venues within the EXIT Theatreplex at 156 Eddy Street. (more...)

Attorney General Eric Holder to Headline HRC Greater New York Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

The Human Rights Campaign - the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization - and the HRC Greater New York Steering Committee today announced United States Attorney General Eric Holder will headline the annual Greater New York Gala on February 8, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. (more...)

Attorney General Eric Holder to Headline HRC Greater New York Gala, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

The Human Rights Campaign - the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization - and the HRC Greater New York Steering Committee today announced United States Attorney General Eric Holder will headline the annual Greater New York Gala on February 8, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. (more...)

Alan Cumming Criticizes Lack of Safe Sex on HBO's GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2013


The SAE Stages THE LARAMIE PROJECT, Now thru 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2013

The School of Arts and Enterprise-Department of Theatre presents the inaugural show of their 2013-14 season, the award winning The Laramie Project, by Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber. The Laramie Project is directed by Phil Miller, The School of Arts & Enterprise New Director of Theatre. The Laramie Project features an 11-member cast comprised of some of the brightest young actors in the San Gabriel Valley. (more...)

Voting Now Open in 18 Categories for 2013 BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards, Thru 1/5
by Stephen Hanks - Dec 03, 2013

If you're wondering whether or not 2013 was a fantastic year for the cabaret art form in New York, all you have to do is scan the amazing list of nominees for this year's BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards and you'll know it was one of the best ever. So now it's time for all you cabaret performers and fans to vote for the best singers, musicians, songs, and shows of the year. Voting will continue until Sunday night January 5 and the winners will be announced later that week. We hope that all the winners will be able to perform in the Award show on Sunday night February 23 at Joe's Pub. (more...)

The SAE to Stage THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 12/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

The School of Arts and Enterprise-Department of Theatre presents the inaugural show of their 2013-14 season, the award winning The Laramie Project, by Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber. The Laramie Project is directed by Phil Miller, The School of Arts & Enterprise New Director of Theatre. The Laramie Project features an 11-member cast comprised of some of the brightest young actors in the San Gabriel Valley. (more...)

DePaul University to Host Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

On November 18 (6 PM), the Theatre School at DePaul University will host a staged reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT by Moises Kaufman and The Members of the Tectonic Theater Project, directed by Theatre School adjunct faculty member Carolyn Hoerdemann. The reading will be followed by a moderated question/answer session, and breakout discussions. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Events This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

Featured Events: Friday, November 1 7pm • Kim Henderson • That Kind of Girl This collection ponders the ways girls and women find themselves defined. The author appears with Ann Cummings and her book Red Ant House. More» (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LARAMIE PROJECT TEN YEARS LATER Offers Needed Insight into Growing Problems
by Don Grigware - Oct 14, 2013

The Laramie Project Ten Years Later/by Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber/produced by Jon Imparato/directed by Ken Sawyer/The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center,Davidson/Valentini Theatre/through November 16 (more...)

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