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Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2017 Summer Season, Featuring S. Epatha Merkerson, Jane Kaczmarek and MoreWilliamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2017 Summer Season, Featuring S. Epatha Merkerson, Jane Kaczmarek and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced the Williamstown Theatre Festival 2017 Summer Season, the 63rd Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company, which will include four world premieres, a new musical, the first production of a WTF commissioned artist, and much more. (more...)

8th Annual Indie Series Awards Nominees Revealed8th Annual Indie Series Awards Nominees Revealed
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The nominations for the 8th Annual Indie Series Awards were revealed on Wednesday, February 1. The ISAs celebrate the best in independently produced scripted entertainment created for the Web. Nominations were announced in 29 categories. (more...)

First Look: Sandra Oh and Anne Heche Star in CATFIGHT, Opening 3/3First Look: Sandra Oh and Anne Heche Star in CATFIGHT, Opening 3/3
by Movies News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Director Onur Tukel's CATFIGHT opens March 3rd in select theaters. The film stars Sandra Oh, Anne Heche, Alicia Silverstone, Amy Hill, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Ariel Kavoussi, Craig Bierko, and Dylan Baker. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Andrew Rannells, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney and More Join New Work Inspired by Trump TweetLaura Benanti, Andrew Rannells, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney and More Join New Work Inspired by Trump Tweet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Playwright Liz Meriwether and director Shira Milikowsky host a benefit on Monday, December 19th at 7:30pm at The McKittrick Hotel's The Heath (542 West 27th Street, NYC). The evening will include performances of new work, inspired by Trump's tweet, 'The theater must always be a safe and special place.'  (more...)

Theatre for One Announces Extension with Special Appearances by Bill IrwinTheatre for One Announces Extension with Special Appearances by Bill Irwin
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Theatre for One will extend its installation of In This Moment at The Pershing Square Signature Center until December 5, 2016, due to popular demand.  (more...)

HB Studio to Produce 2016-17 Benefit SeriesHB Studio to Produce 2016-17 Benefit Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is shaking things up this year for their annual benefit. This year HB Studio is bringing attention back to its roots, and back to the process of making great theater. Instead of one big benefit bash honoring esteemed alumni and colleagues (such as Fritz Weaver, Austin Pendleton, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Eric Bentley and David Hyde Pierce, Amanda Peet and Lee Grant, Tony Walton and Katie Finneran, Alfred Molina), HB will be hosting a series of intimate benefit performances featuring notable HB alumni and friends, exclusively produced in the HB Playwrights Theater. First up for the exciting 2016-17 season is: (more...)

Theatre for One Responds to Election Results with Regina Taylor's THIS MOMENT AFTERTheatre for One Responds to Election Results with Regina Taylor's THIS MOMENT AFTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Theatre for One responds to election results with new play by Regina Taylor, to be performed November 16 - 21, 2016. (more...)

Zainab Jah, Alysha Deslorieux and More Cast in MCC Theater's 2016 PlayLabs SeriesZainab Jah, Alysha Deslorieux and More Cast in MCC Theater's 2016 PlayLabs Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

MCC Theater - which this fall celebrates its 30th Anniversary Season as one of New York's leading Off-Broadway theater companies - has announced the 2016 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights Jocelyn Bioh, MCC Youth Company alum Xavier Galva, Ted Malawer, and Eric Micha Holmes. (more...)

Cast Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Benefit for New Yorkers Against Gun ViolenceCast Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Benefit for New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The annual Playwrights for a Cause will be Sunday, July 24th at 7:30 pm at the Atlantic Theatre (Linda Gross Theater), 336 West 20th Street, NYC 10011. Founded and curated by Glory Kadigan, Playwrights for a Cause is the annual benefit hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. This year the event will benefit this important group - New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. (more...)

Breaking News: Outer Critics Circle Announces 2015-16 Award Winners - SHE LOVES ME; LONG DAY'S JOURNEY Lead PackBreaking News: Outer Critics Circle Announces 2015-16 Award Winners - SHE LOVES ME; LONG DAY'S JOURNEY Lead Pack
by BWW Special Coverage - May 9, 2016

Just In! The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2015-16 season in 25 categories. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Off Broadway Unites on the Lucille Lortel Awards Red Carpet!Photo Coverage: Off Broadway Unites on the Lucille Lortel Awards Red Carpet!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 2, 2016

The 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 18 categories, with two special awards and two honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Zachary Levi, star of Broadway's She Loves Me. This year's event was once again a benefit for The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld is taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)

Who's Winning at the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards? Updating Live!Who's Winning at the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards? Updating Live!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

The Off-Broadway League tonight presents the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway at NYU Skirball Center. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the full list of winners below. Stay tuned to find out who will win big! (more...)

Award Season Begins! AMERICAN PSYCHO and SHE LOVES ME Lead the Pack with Outer Critics Circle NominationsAward Season Begins! AMERICAN PSYCHO and SHE LOVES ME Lead the Pack with Outer Critics Circle Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Just this morning, Something Rotten and Spotlight star Brian d'Arcy James along with this season's break-out and genuflecting sensation Jennifer Simard from Broadway's Disaster announced the The Outer Critics Circle nominees for the 2015-16 season from New York's legendary Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street.)  Outer Critics Circle nominations are the first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theater season. (more...)

Breaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY LeadBreaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY Lead
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be presented on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with FAMILIAR Director Rebecca TaichmanBWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with FAMILIAR Director Rebecca Taichman
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 23, 2016

Known for both her contemporary and Shakespearean work, Taichman will go straight from one off-Bway show to another this year. (more...)

VIDEO:  Scenes from Danai Gurira's Warm and Evocative Family Drama, FAMILIARVIDEO: Scenes from Danai Gurira's Warm and Evocative Family Drama, FAMILIAR
by Michael Dale - Mar 9, 2016

With ECLIPSED transferring to Broadway and FAMILIAR extended at Playwright's Horizons, Danai Gurira is one of New York's hottest playwrights. (more...)

Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Extends at Playwrights HorizonsDanai Gurira's FAMILIAR Extends at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced an extension of their New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira (Eclipsed now on Broadway, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's 'The Walking Dead'). Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of FAMILIARPhoto Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of FAMILIAR
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 4, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR opened last night, March 3, at Playwrights Horizons for a limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. (more...)

BWW Review: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR, a Warm and Funny Family DramaBWW Review: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR, a Warm and Funny Family Drama
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2016

With her wartime drama ECLIPSED about to open on Broadway, her new Off-Broadway play has a comfortable familiarity. (more...)

Review Roundup: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Opens at Playwrights HorizonsReview Roundup: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Opens at Playwrights Horizons
by Review Roundups - Mar 3, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR opens tonight, March 3, at Playwrights Horizons for a limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

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