Paul Hurley News

Photo Flash: HEALING WARS Opens at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

A pioneer in the world of contemporary dance, MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient Liz Lerman's new theatrical dance piece Healing Wars examines healing in wartime, the nature of damage that continues when battles are over and the question of how individuals and societies absorb the pain and impact of war. The production features a company of performers in multiple roles, including Marjani Forte, George Hirsch, Tamara Hurwitz Pullman, Ted Johnson, Alli Ross, Samantha Speis, Keith A. Thompson, renowned stage and film actor Bill Pullman and a combat veteran to be announced at a later date. The limited engagement, world-premiere production of Healing Wars running through June 29 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Check out photos from the opening night below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Arena Stage's HEALING WARS Makes World Premiere and Delivers Stunning Visuals
by Jennifer Perry - Jun 13, 2014

Not quite theatre, not quite dance, and not quite whatever else, 'Healing Wars' is one of those rare artistic offerings that's at the intriguing intersection of various kinds of art. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Opening Night of Arena Stage's HEALING WARS Featuring Bill Pullman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

A pioneer in the world of contemporary dance, MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient Liz Lerman's new theatrical dance piece Healing Wars examines healing in wartime, the nature of damage that continues when battles are over and the question of how individuals and societies absorb the pain and impact of war. The production features a company of performers in multiple roles, including Marjani Forte, George Hirsch, Tamara Hurwitz Pullman, Ted Johnson, Alli Ross, Samantha Speis, Keith A. Thompson, renowned stage and film actor Bill Pullman and a combat veteran to be announced at a later date. The limited engagement, world-premiere production of Healing Wars running through June 29 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Check out a first look at opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bill Pullman & More in Arena Stage's HEALING WARS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

A pioneer in the world of contemporary dance, MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient Liz Lerman's new theatrical dance piece Healing Wars examines healing in wartime, the nature of damage that continues when battles are over and the question of how individuals and societies absorb the pain and impact of war. The production features a company of performers in multiple roles, including Marjani Forte, George Hirsch, Tamara Hurwitz Pullman, Ted Johnson, Alli Ross, Samantha Speis, Keith A. Thompson, renowned stage and film actor Bill Pullman and a combat veteran to be announced at a later date. The limited engagement, world-premiere production of Healing Wars running through June 29 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Paul Hurley Joins Cast of Arena Stage's HEALING WARS
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

United States Navy veteran and Washington, D.C. native Paul Hurley joins the company of the new theatrical dance piece Healing Wars, a world-premiere production from choreographer Liz Lerman that explores the aftermath of war. (more...)

Renaissance Theaterworks Stages SKIN TIGHT, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents the 3rd show of its 21st season, SKIN TIGHT. In 2004, Laura Gordon had her first professional directorial debut with SKIN TIGHT, produced by Renaissance Theaterworks. 'We're ecstatic, ten years later, Laura and the original cast are returning to remount this poetic love story. I literally cannot wait to see it again' shares Suzan Fete, RTW's Artistic Director. (more...)

Renaissance Theaterworks to Stage SKIN TIGHT, 4/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents the 3rd show of its 21st season, SKIN TIGHT. In 2004, Laura Gordon had her first professional directorial debut with SKIN TIGHT, produced by Renaissance Theaterworks. 'We're ecstatic, ten years later, Laura and the original cast are returning to remount this poetic love story. I literally cannot wait to see it again' shares Suzan Fete, RTW's Artistic Director. Opening night is Saturday, April 5th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Opens THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) launches today its 2013 citywide tour of Chicago Park District neighborhood parks at Eckhart Park (1330 West Chicago Avenue), following two preview performances at Navy Pier's Gateway Park. The Comedy of Errors, this summer's Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production, is touring FREE FOR ALL to neighborhood parks across Chicago, now through August 25, 2013. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and leaders of Chicago's corporate community have partnered to expand the Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks program, after its inaugural success in 2012. This summer, Chicagoans will have direct access to their City's cultural resources with a choice of 26 free Shakespeare performances presented in 18 different neighborhood parks. (more...)

Paul Hurley, Andy Lutz and More Set for Chicago Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, this summer's Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production touring FREE FOR ALL to neighborhood parks across Chicago, today, July 26-August 25, 2013. (more...)

Paul Hurley, Andy Lutz and More Set for Chicago Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announced today the complete casting for William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, this summer's Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production touring FREE FOR ALL to neighborhood parks across Chicago, July 26-August 25, 2013. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and leaders of Chicago's corporate community have partnered to expand the Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks program, after its inaugural success in 2012. This summer, Chicagoans will have direct access to their City's cultural resources with a choice of 26 free Shakespeare performances presented in 18 different neighborhood parks. (more...)

Renaissance Theaterworks Presents THE ROAD TO MECCA in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2013

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) wraps up its 20th season with THE ROAD TO MECCA by Athol Fugard. Suzan Fete will be directing one of Fugard's most lyrical plays, featuring Linda Stephens, Bri Sudia and Jonathan Gillard Daly. Running April 5 - 28, 2013, at the Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway. Tickets can be purchased for $36 (fee & taxes not included) in person at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, by telephone at (414) 291-7800, or online at www.r-t-w.com. (more...)

Renaissance Theaterworks Presents EDUCATING RITA, Now thru 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents the 2nd show of its 20th season EDUCATING RITA a comedy by Willy Russell. Jenny Wanasek will direct this comedy featuring Jonathan Smoots and Cristina Panfilio. (more...)

Renaissance Theaterworks Presents EDUCATING RITA, 1/18-2/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents the 2nd show of its 20th season EDUCATING RITA a comedy by Willy Russell. Jenny Wanasek will direct this comedy featuring Jonathan Smoots and Cristina Panfilio. Running January 18 - February 10, 2013 at the Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, tickets can be purchased for $36 (fee & taxes not included) in person at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, by telephone at (414) 291-7800, or online at www.r-t-w.com. (more...)

ideeli Names Retail Industry Veteran Bob Rosenblatt as President
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012

ideeli, the online shopping destination for women, today that seasoned retail industry veteran Bob Rosenblatt is joining as president, effective today. In this new role, Rosenblatt will bring his broad-based and extensive retail experience, enabling the company to sharpen its focus on its core customers and its goal of ensuring long-term, profitable growth. Founder and CEO Paul Hurley will become chairman of the board of directors, with responsibility for defining the strategic direction and broader vision of the company as it moves on to the next stage of development. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ROMEO AND JULIET at Cleveland's Great Lakes Theater thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2012

Cleveland's Great Lakes Theater presents ROMEO AND JULIET through April 28 at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare. The greatest love story ever told, Shakespeare's powerfully poetic tale of love and loss will steal your heart and leave you breathless. Transcending the hate of warring families, two star-crossed lovers risk all they have to be together. Written by William Shakespeare and directed by Charles Fee. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rare Professional Production of THE MOUSETRAP at Great Lakes Theater Deserves to Be Seen
by Roy Berko - Mar 12, 2012

During the pre-talk of the opening night production of THE MOUSETRAP, William Fee, Great Lakes Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, shared that when the company was designing the 2011-2012 season, they wanted to add a different dimension to their offerings. The show selected had to take a diverse approach to the usual offerings, but retain the theatre's classic tradition. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Great Lake Theater's THE MOUSETRAP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Check out these production shots from Great Lake Theater's new production of THE MOUSETRAP by Agatha Christie. (more...)

Renaissance Theaterworks Presents GORGONS 10/14-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2011

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) opens its 2011-12 mainstage season with GORGONS by Don Nigro. Drew Brhel will make his Renaissance directing debut with this play featuring Marcella Kearns and RTW Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director Jennifer Rupp. (more...)

Renaissance Theaterworks Presents GORGONS 10/14-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) opens its 2011-12 mainstage season with GORGONS by Don Nigro. Drew Brhel will make his Renaissance directing debut with this play featuring Marcella Kearns and RTW Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director Jennifer Rupp. (more...)

Renaissance Theaterworks Presents GORGONS 10/14-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2011

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) opens its 2011-12 mainstage season with GORGONS by Don Nigro. Drew Brhel will make his Renaissance directing debut with this play featuring Marcella Kearns and RTW Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director Jennifer Rupp. (more...)

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