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  • Photo Flash: Arianna Huffington, Sharon Bush & Joan Vail Thorne Honored at Women's Project Theater's Women of Achievement Gala
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

    Sharon Bush, Philanthropist & Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Teddy Share, Arianna Huffington, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and Joan Vail Thorne, playwright and director, were Women's Project Theater's 2014 Women of Achievement, who were inducted at its 29th Annual Gala Celebration at the Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, on Monday, March 10. Veanne Cox and Doug Wamble lead a musical tribute to lyricist Dorothy Fields. Also on hand throughout the evening were presenters David Hyde Pierce and Stanley Zareff. Check out a look back below! (more...)

    Women's Project Theater's COLLAPSE Opens
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

    Women's Project Theater's New York premiere of COLLAPSE, Allison Moore's hilarious comedy directed by Jackson Gay of four middle class people trapped by the 2007 collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge, the 2008 collapse of the world economy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and sex addiction, opens tonight (April 16) at 7:30pm at New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street, for a run through May 19. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - COLLAPSE at Women's Project Theater
    by Stage Tube - Apr 02, 2013

    Producing Artistic Director Julie Crosby is now taking Women's Project Theater and its adventurous audience to the verge of COLLAPSE, Allison Moore's comedy of four middle class people trapped by the 2007 collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge, the 2008 collapse of the world economy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and sex addiction. Go behind the scenes with playwright Allison Moore, director Jackson Gay, actors Hannah Cabell and Elliot Villar as they talk all things COLLAPSE in the video below! (more...)

    Women's Project Theater's COLLAPSE Begins 4/12
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

    Producing Artistic Director Julie Crosby is now taking Women's Project Theater and its adventurous audience to the verge of COLLAPSE, Allison Moore's comedy of four middle class people trapped by the 2007 collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge, the 2008 collapse of the world economy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and sex addiction. (more...)

    The Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Closes Today, November 18
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2012

    The Public Theater's acclaimed production of Wild With Happy, written by Colman Domingo and directed by Robert O'Hara, closes today, Sunday, November 18. (more...)

    The Public Theater Extends WILD WITH HAPPY Through November 18
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2012

    The Public Theater announced today that the acclaimed production of Wild With Happy, written by Colman Domingo and directed by Robert O'Hara, will extend an additional week to Sunday, November 18. (more...)

    Review - Wild With Happy
    by Ben Peltz - Oct 26, 2012

    Don't tell God, but for some people pop culture not even a century old can provide the same kind of spiritual inspiration and comfort as the ancient texts and traditions of organized religion.  Just ask Adelaide, the central character of Colman Domingo's wonderfully joyous, sweet and funny adventure, Wild With Happy.  No, wait, you can't.  Because she's dead when the play starts. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY
    by Jennifer Broski - Oct 24, 2012

    The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham) presents the world premiere production of WILD WITH HAPPY, written by Colman Domingo, in The Public's LuEsther Theater. Directed by Robert O'Hara, WILD WITH HAPPY runs through Sunday, November 11, and opened last night, October 23. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Colman Domingo and More in Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

    The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham) presents the world premiere production of WILD WITH HAPPY, written by Colman Domingo, in The Public's LuEsther Theater. Directed by Robert O'Hara, WILD WITH HAPPY runs through Sunday, November 11, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 23. Tickets are on sale now at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office. BroadwayWorld brings you just-released production shots below! (more...)

    Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Begins Previews Tonight, 10/9
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2012

    The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere production of WILD WITH HAPPY, written by Colman Domingo, tonight, October 9 in The Public's LuEsther Theater. Directed by Robert O'Hara, WILD WITH HAPPY runs through Sunday, November 11, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 23. (more...)

    Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Begins Previews 10/9
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

    The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the world premiere production of WILD WITH HAPPY, written by Colman Domingo, on Tuesday, October 9 in The Public's LuEsther Theater. Directed by Robert O'Hara, WILD WITH HAPPY runs through Sunday, November 11, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 23. Tickets are on sale now at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office. (more...)

    BWW Interviews: WILD WITH HAPPY Director Robert O'Hara
    by Caryn Robbins - Sep 24, 2012

    Obie-winning director Robert O'Hara will direct the Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY by Colman Domingo. The play explores the surreal, bizarre, and outrageous comedy that lies in dealing with death and healing as a young man named Gil plans to scatter his mother's ashes in the place where she was the most happy. O'Hara chatted with BWW about the upcoming play which takes on a unique yet truly universal subject matter. (more...)

    Single Tickets On Sale Now for Public Theater Season
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

    The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that single tickets are now on sale for the fall 2012 season which will begin in October with WILD WITH HAPPY by Colman Domingo. This fall will also mark the rededication of The Public's historic downtown home at Astor Place following the completion of a $40 million revitalization project. Single tickets are available by calling (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

    Richard Thomas, S. Epatha Merkerson, et al. Set for Public Theatre's NEW WORKS NOW
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2011

    The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) announces casting for the second week of the popular reading series, NEW WORK NOW!, running thru Sunday, September 18 in The Public's Martinson Theater (425 Lafayette Street). Casting for the free readings includes Donald Moffat, Richard Thomas, Michael Cristofer, Veanne Cox, Peter Francis James, Bill Heck, and S. Epatha Merkerson. All readings are free and open to the public and may be reserved by contacting the box office at (212) 967-7555. (more...)

    Chita Rivera, Robert Petkoff, et al. Set for Sundance Institute Lab
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

    Sundance Institute announced today the acting company participating in its 2011 Theatre Lab held at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada from March 27-April 17. The Theatre Lab provides an atmosphere focused on artistic development and collaboration to develop and refine new theatre work with the support of full casts. Building upon the Sundance Institute's history of cultivating international exchange and dialogue, the 2011Theatre Lab projects and participants illustrate and explore the world's most innovative storytelling. A record number 89 artists began their Lab experience on World Theatre Day, bringing works from the United States, Mexico, and Tanzania to the three week workshop. Sundance Institute is grateful for the assistance of the Performing Arts Residency Program at The Banff Centre. (more...)

    Chita Rivera, Curtis McClarin Among Those Chosen For Sundance's 2011 Theatre Lab
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

    Sundance Institute announced today the acting company participating in its 2011 Theatre Lab held at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada from March 27-April 17. (more...)

    PTC's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Closes 6/13
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

    Philadelphia Theatre Company concludes its 2009-2010 season with August Wilson's masterpiece and first Broadway success Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on May 21-June 13. (more...)

    PTC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 5/21-6/13
    by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010

    Philadelphia Theatre Company concludes its 2009-2010 season with August Wilson's masterpiece and first Broadway success Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on May 21-June 13. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at Center Stage
    by Charles Shubow - May 07, 2010

    August Wilson's classic funny yet dark play features a terrific cast. (more...)

    PTC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 5/21-6/13
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010

    Philadelphia Theatre Company concludes its 2009-2010 season with August Wilson's masterpiece and first Broadway success Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on May 21-June 13. (more...)

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