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by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Teams with Coming Out for Special EventTHE VIEW UPSTAIRS Teams with Coming Out for Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - will partner with Coming Out, a non-profit open-source platform for sharing diverse stories about coming out, for a special event after the performance on Thursday, April 27. Engage with peers, cast and creative members of The View UpStairs, and the Coming Out team as we celebrate the LGBTQ community's vibrant and diverse voices.   (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Salty Brine to Bring WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE to PangeaSalty Brine to Bring WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Salty Brine has announced the premiere of a new cabaret, Welcome to the Jungle, as the latest installment in his series, The Living Record Collection.  Welcome to the Jungle, inspired by Harry Nilsson's hit album Nilsson Schmilsson and Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, will perform on May 10, 17, 24, 31 and June 7 at Pangea.  (more...)

Annie Parisse to Lead Reading of New Play DO THIS at The DavenportAnnie Parisse to Lead Reading of New Play DO THIS at The Davenport
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Do This, a new play by Karen Siff Exkorn (bestselling author of The Autism Sourcebook) and starring Annie Parisse (Clybourne Park, The Layover, 'Law and Order') will be performed at an invitation only developmental reading on Thursday, April 27th at 3pm at The Loft at the Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street). (more...)

Works by Christopher Shinn, Zakiyyah Alexander and More Set for EST's 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYSWorks by Christopher Shinn, Zakiyyah Alexander and More Set for EST's 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre and Radio Drama Network announced today the lineup for the 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS, the biennial festival series of brand new plays from emerging playwrights. (more...)

F*It Club to Present Seven Short Plays in THE SPRING FLING: REBOUNDF*It Club to Present Seven Short Plays in THE SPRING FLING: REBOUND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Rebound, seven new short plays by Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief), Lucy Boyle (The Blue Deep), Liza Birkenmeier (Radio Island), Ryan King (Burying Augustus), Dan Moyer (Half Moon Bay), Matthew Paul Olmos (So Go The Ghosts of Mexico), and Leah Nanako Winkler (Kentucky). (more...)

VIDEO: Playwright Antoinette Nwandu Talks PASS OVER at SteppenwolfVIDEO: Playwright Antoinette Nwandu Talks PASS OVER at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, directed by Danya Taymor. A bold, incendiary riff on Waiting for Godot, the complete cast features ensemble member Jon Michael Hill (Moses), Julian Parker (Kitch) and Ryan Hallahan (Mister). Steppenwolf recently sat down with the playwright to discuss her new work - see what she had to say below! (more...)

Danya Taymor to Direct World Premiere of PASS OVER at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyDanya Taymor to Direct World Premiere of PASS OVER at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced accomplished director Danya Taymor will direct Steppenwolf's world premiere production of Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Extends Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANEPlaywrights Horizons Extends Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced, following critical acclaim and popular demand, a one-week extension for The Profane, the world premiere of a new play by Horton Foote Prize winner Zayd Dohrn (Sick, Reborning) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy). (more...)

History Matters/Back to the Future Announces 2017 Judith Barlow Prize WinnerHistory Matters/Back to the Future Announces 2017 Judith Barlow Prize Winner
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Not-for-profit History Matters/Back to the Future has announced the winner of their prestigious annual Judith Barlow Prize - Kara Jobe - an Ohio-based student, currently at Otterbein University who wrote a one-act play inspired by Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

A friendly reminder! The acclaimed revival of ˇFigaro! (90210) begins performances tomorrow, Friday, April 7th for a limited run of 15 performances only, through April 23rd. (more...)

Jerry Phelps, Elliot Roth and Karen Thompson Present NO EVIL: A Resistance Cabaret at the Duplex Jerry Phelps, Elliot Roth and Karen Thompson Present NO EVIL: A Resistance Cabaret at the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

In direct response to the Trump presidency, this newly bonded musical trio, comprised of Jerry Phelps, Elliot Roth and Karen Thompson, will present an evening of song full of outrage, resistance and resiliency (more...)

THE BOX SHOW to Return to New York at The PIT This SpringTHE BOX SHOW to Return to New York at The PIT This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

THE BOX SHOW, written and performed by Dominique Salerno and directed by Sash Bischoff, returns to New York this spring at The People's Improv Theater! (more...)

Race, Gender, and Religion Collide in Know Theatre's World Premiere of LISTEN FOR THE LIGHTRace, Gender, and Religion Collide in Know Theatre's World Premiere of LISTEN FOR THE LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Know Theatre is proud to conclude our 19th MainStage season with the World Premiere of Kara Lee Corthron's Listen for the Light. This searing new drama follows the intertwined lives of a former slave, a rebellious girl, and the prophet of a new American religion in the tumultuous setting of Nauvoo, Illinois in 1844. (more...)

Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE to Close La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 SeasonBekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE to Close La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces The Cake, a new play by Bekah Brunstetter (TV's This is Us), as the final production of its 2017/2018 season, running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre February 6 - March 4, 2018. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre CompanyJaneane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the stars of the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. (more...)

Placido Domingo on Relatability of FIGARO (90210), Starting Next Month Off-BroadwayPlacido Domingo on Relatability of FIGARO (90210), Starting Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Following a critically-acclaimed run in 2016, ˇFigaro! (90210) returns to the New York stage April 7th through April 23rd for 15 performances only. (more...)

American Theater Group Brings Topical New Play to SOPAC Loft Staged Reading of A GOOD FARMERAmerican Theater Group Brings Topical New Play to SOPAC Loft Staged Reading of A GOOD FARMER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

American Theater Group, the South Orange Performing Arts Center's  new theatre company in-residence, presents a staged reading of A Good Farmer by Sharyn Rothstein on Sunday, April 2 at 7 p.m.  The powerful story, set in upstate New York, tells a compelling tale of one family's struggle to maintain their farm through adversity. The wheels of crisis are set into motion when they hire a Mexican immigrant to help them. The topical play highlights the humanity of those whose only crime was to come to American and make a better life for their families, and the bonds we all share as immigrants seeking the American dream.  (more...)

OKLAHOMA! Featuring Same-Sex Couples Among OSF's 2018 Season LineupOKLAHOMA! Featuring Same-Sex Couples Among OSF's 2018 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Festival's 2018 playbill today. (more...)

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