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The Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This SummerThe Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The Kennedy Center, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, the National New Play Network (NNPN)-the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays-and with Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host more than 50 playwrights, directors, and dramaturgs from July 25 to August 2, 2015 as part of the 10th annual weeklong MFA Playwrights' Workshop featuring new works by MFA students from Columbia University, Northwestern University, Fordham University, Yale School of Drama, the Juilliard School, New York University-Tisch School of the Arts, University of California-San Diego, and the Juilliard School. (more...)

Comedy OUT OF STERNO to Open 6/25 at Gloucester StageComedy OUT OF STERNO to Open 6/25 at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Gloucester Stage continues the 36th season of producing professional theatre on Cape Ann with Deborah Zoe Laufer's Out of Sterno opening on June 25 and running through July 18 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre's Summer Season Continues with KISS ME, KATEReagle Music Theatre's Summer Season Continues with KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston continues its 47th consecutive summer season with the hilariously entertaining Kiss Me, Kate, from July 9-19, 2015 at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452). Starring Broadway couple Sarah Pfisterer as Lilli Vanessi/Kate (The Phantom of the Opera, Reagle's My Fair Lady) and Rick Hilsabeck as Fred Graham/Petruchio (Billy Elliot, Reagle's My Fair Lady), Cole Porter's hilarious musical recounts the madcap backstage and onstage antics of two feuding couples during a production of The Taming of the Shrew. Reagle will close out its summer season from August 6-16 with Wonderful Town, starring Katie Anne Clarke and Jennifer Ellis. Individual tickets range from $35 to $63; season subscriptions and group tickets are available at a discount. Tickets can be purchased at www.reaglemusictheatre.com, by calling 781-891-5600, or at the theater box office. (more...)

54 Below to Present Blake Pfeil's Ode to Joni Mitchell Next Month54 Below to Present Blake Pfeil's Ode to Joni Mitchell Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Blake Pfeil in The BBC, 1970 on Saturday, July 25. On October 9, 1970, the BBC aired Joni Mitchell in Concert, an intimate and acoustic portrait that spotlighted several of her career-defining songs, including "Chelsea Morning," "Big Yellow Taxi," and "Both Sides Now." (more...)

NNPN Announces Over $125K in Grants for 2015-16NNPN Announces Over $125K in Grants for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announced its 2015-16 grant recipients, including the Smith Prize for Political Theatre, the 2015 Annual Commission, two Playwright Residencies, five Producer Residencies, and two Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnership between eight of its members on two productions. In all, NNPN committed over $125,000 to fourteen Core Member Theaters and nine Affiliated Artists. (more...)

MTC Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Executive Producer Barry Grove TonightMTC Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Executive Producer Barry Grove Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club celebrates Executive Producer Barry Grove's 40th anniversary with the organization tonight, June 15. (more...)

MTC to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Executive Producer Barry Grove Next WeekMTC to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Executive Producer Barry Grove Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club will celebrate Executive Producer Barry Grove's 40th anniversary with the organization on Monday, June 15. (more...)

New Rep to Host National New Play Network's 2015 Conference Next WeekNew Rep to Host National New Play Network's 2015 Conference Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

On Thursday, June 11, 2015, New Repertory Theatre will host the National New Play Network's Annual Conference at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, MA. The National New Play Network (NNPN) is the Country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays. The organization is comprised of 29 Core Members and 66 Associate Members from all over the country. New Repertory Theatre has been a Core Member since 2006 and serves as the Boston area's representative for the NNPN. (more...)

Capital Stage to Present Thomas Gibbons' UNCANNY VALLEYCapital Stage to Present Thomas Gibbons' UNCANNY VALLEY
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

As part of the National New Play Network's Rolling World Premiere, Capital Stage will bring its 10th anniversary season to a close with UNCANNY VALLEY by Thomas Gibbons. Called 'Deeply absorbing,' and 'Cerebrally challenging' by The Washington Post, the production features Capital Stage veteran Michael Wiles (THE REAL THING, HEDDA GABLER, SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, MASTER CLASS, FAT PIG) and CapStage newcomer Jessica Powell.  UNCANNY VALLEY will be directed by Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Williams (TRIBES, THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, DYING CITY). UNCANNY VALLEY will run from June 17 through July 19, with a Press Opening on Saturday June 20, 2015. (more...)

Gloucester Stage Launches 2015 Season With SWEET AND SADGloucester Stage Launches 2015 Season With SWEET AND SAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2015

Gloucester Stage kicks off the 36th season of producing professional theatre on Cape Ann with Richard Nelson's Sweet and Sad opening on May 28 and running through June 20 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Lyric Stage's INTO THE WOODS and More Top 2015 Elliot Norton Awards; All the Winners!FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Lyric Stage's INTO THE WOODS and More Top 2015 Elliot Norton Awards; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Awards were presented to more than 25 outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles tonight by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), at the 33nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards ceremony, held at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. Scroll down for the full list! (more...)

2015 Elliot Norton Awards Held Tonight; FINDING NEVERLAND Among Nominees2015 Elliot Norton Awards Held Tonight; FINDING NEVERLAND Among Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

More than 25 nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were nominated by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 33nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards tonight, May 11, 2015 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre's 34th Season to Feature THE FIRESTORM, MUTT & MoreStage Left Theatre's 34th Season to Feature THE FIRESTORM, MUTT & More
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Stage Left Theatre is pleased to announce the programming for its 34th season, which will feature three regional premieres. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Gossip Ensnares Trio in SCENES FROM AN ADULTERYBWW REVIEW: Gossip Ensnares Trio in SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY
by Jan Nargi - May 8, 2015

In his new dark comedy SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY, now enjoying its world premiere at the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, Mass. through May 17, Irish American playwright Ronan Noone has taken the national pastime of gossip and turned it on its ear. (more...)

Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

From May 8 to June 6, 2015, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, a timely and touching new play about love, loss, and family, written by Terrence McNally.   (more...)

New Rep to Host 2015 Gala at the Commander's Mansion This MayNew Rep to Host 2015 Gala at the Commander's Mansion This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, New Repertory Theatre will hold its annual Gala celebration at the historic Commander's Mansion at the Arsenal on the Charles in Watertown and at the Arsenal Center for the Arts. New Rep's Gala 2015, the culmination of the 30th Anniversary celebration, promises to be a spirited evening of food, drink, and live performances from favorite New Rep artists. (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND, Laura Michelle Kelly & More Score ENA Nominations; Full List!FINDING NEVERLAND, Laura Michelle Kelly & More Score ENA Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

More than 25 nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 33nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND Takes Home the Most Wins at the IRNE AwardsFINDING NEVERLAND Takes Home the Most Wins at the IRNE Awards
by Anna Bencivengo - Apr 14, 2015

The Independent Reviewers of New England announced the winners of the 19th Annual IRNE Awards last night at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND, Laura Michelle Kelly Among 2015 ELLIOT NORTON AWARD Nominees; Full List!FINDING NEVERLAND, Laura Michelle Kelly Among 2015 ELLIOT NORTON AWARD Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Among this year's nominees for Outstanding Musical Production is the American Repertory Theater's FINDING NEVERLAND, now in previews at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The production's Laura Michelle Kelly also received a nod in the category of Outstanding Musical Performance by an Actress. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GOD BOX: Desperately Seeking PandoraBWW Reviews: GOD BOX: Desperately Seeking Pandora
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 7, 2015

New Repertory Theatre concludes the Second Annual Next Rep Black Box Festival, celebrating the powerful voices of women theatremakers, with GOD BOX, Antonia Lassar's seriocomic solo show directed by Christine Hamel. When the quintessential Jewish mother discovers that her recently-deceased daughter had been on a journey to explore various religious beliefs, she decides to follow in the same footsteps for her own enlightenment. Lassar is a wonderful storyteller and her performance is like spiritual comfort food. (more...)

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