Pearl Cleage News

Photos and Video: The Wall Crumbles at Alliance Theatre's Ground BreakingPhotos and Video: The Wall Crumbles at Alliance Theatre's Ground Breaking
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre celebrated its upcoming renovation with a special ground breaking last week on the Alliance Stage. Staff, Board Members, Donors and special guests donned hard hats as a large section of the stage wall toppled over, signifying the start to the theater's transformation. Scroll down for photos from the ground breaking, plus watch the moment the wall fell!  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/09/2017Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW - Apr 9, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/09/2017 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/02/2017Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW - Apr 2, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/02/2017 for Houston (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny LeonPhoto Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/26/2017Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/19/2017Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/12/2017Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/12/2017
by BWW - Mar 12, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/12/2017 for Houston (more...)

Christopher Jackson, Condola Rashad, and More Set for SDCF's MR. ABBOTT Award Ceremony Honoring Kenny LeonChristopher Jackson, Condola Rashad, and More Set for SDCF's MR. ABBOTT Award Ceremony Honoring Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces talent for the star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala at espace in New York City on March 27. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre to Kick Off 40th Anniversary with THE NACIREMA SOCIETYThe Ensemble Theatre to Kick Off 40th Anniversary with THE NACIREMA SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Ensemble Theatre kicks off its 40th Anniversary Season audience choice, The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of your Presence at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years, by Pearl Cleage and directed by Eileen J. Morris with Opening Night and media reception, Thursday, March 23, 2017. (more...)

Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre to Host Town Hall on Importance of Community TheatreKenny Leon and True Colors Theatre to Host Town Hall on Importance of Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre hosts a town hall meeting on the importance of theatre in our community on Thursday March 16 at 7 PM at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center. (more...)

Print Room Reveals More Details on Karen Blixen Double BillPrint Room Reveals More Details on Karen Blixen Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Print Room at the Coronet has today announced further details for Out of Blixen and Babette's Feast, two productions that will run consecutively, putting a spotlight on the fascinating life and writing of Karen Blixen. (more...)

Joe Janes Presents OUR CHRISTIAN NATION at The CornservatoryJoe Janes Presents OUR CHRISTIAN NATION at The Cornservatory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

What would the USA look like if the extreme Christian right got everything they wanted? In this slightly alternate present just before the rapture, a Reverend President has eliminated the "fake news" and homosexuality is outlawed. (more...)

In Their Own Words: Arts Organizations on the Importance of the National Endowment for the ArtsIn Their Own Words: Arts Organizations on the Importance of the National Endowment for the Arts
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 18, 2017

The overall assumption regarding an interest in the arts seems to be one of partisan politics. Its value is an often debated topic in a divided nation whose idealistic chasm grows wider by the day. For many, the fate of the arts remains a concern of those confined to what conservatives label a 'coastal bubble.' A fringe frivolity to be cast aside in favor of funding more 'practical' ventures. (more...)

John Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny LeonJohn Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces Robert Greenblatt, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning producer and Chairman of NBC Entertainment (The Wiz LIVE! and Hairpsray LIVE!), and John Stamos, star of stage and screen (Full House), as honorary co-chairs, and Neil Meron and Craig Zadan of Storyline Entertainment - Zadan/Meron Productions (Chicago, Hairpsray LIVE!) as co-chairs of the 2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/05/2017Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/05/2017
by BWW - Feb 5, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/05/2017 for Chicago (more...)

Court Theatre Extends Pearl Cleage's BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKYCourt Theatre Extends Pearl Cleage's BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces the extension of Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage, directed by Ron OJ Parson. Blues for an Alabama Sky now runs through February 19, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

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New Works by SIGNIFICANT OTHER Playwright and More Slated for Roundabout's 2017-18 Off-Broadway SeasonNew Works by SIGNIFICANT OTHER Playwright and More Slated for Roundabout's 2017-18 Off-Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway, including two Roundabout commissions by Roundabout Underground alumni Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone) and Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other). As part of the Underground's mission, each participating playwright receives a commission for a new play, demonstrating a level of commitment to writers' careers and the future of theatre in New York that is unparalleled. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/29/2017Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/29/2017
by BWW - Jan 29, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/29/2017 for Chicago (more...)

Photo Flash: BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY at Court TheatrePhoto Flash: BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage, directed by Ron OJ Parson. Blues for an Alabama Sky runs January 12 - February 12, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, January 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

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