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Juliana Nash, Nell Benjamin, Nathan Jackson, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Greg Pierce and More Among MTC's Alfred P. Sloan CommissionsJuliana Nash, Nell Benjamin, Nathan Jackson, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Greg Pierce and More Among MTC's Alfred P. Sloan Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announce recent recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions for Manhattan Theatre Club. The commissioned writers are Jeff Augustin (Little Children Dream of God), Courtney Baron (A Very Common Procedure) and Juliana Nash (Murder Ballad), Nell Benjamin (The Explorers Club), Madeline George (The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence), Tom Holloway (And No More Shall We Part), Nathan Jackson (Broke-ology), Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (An Octoroon), Greg Pierce (Slowgirl), and Alexandra Wood (The Initiate). (more...)

AWAKE AND SING! to Begin 11/7 at Huntington Theatre CompanyAWAKE AND SING! to Begin 11/7 at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Obie Award winner Melia Bensussen (Luck of the Irish, Circle Mirror Transformation) returns to the Huntington Theatre Company to direct Awake and Sing!, Clifford Odets' stirring American classic about a working-class Jewish family striving for a better future. Performances at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre begin Friday, November 7 and continue through Sunday, December 7, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: America Ferrara Talks New Play LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART on 'Today'VIDEO: America Ferrara Talks New Play LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

TV and film star America Ferrara stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about hitting the stage in the new play 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' where she portrays a woman spending the Fourth of July with her husband and friends. (more...)

John Rando and Martha Clarke Win 2013-14 Joe A. Callaway AwardsJohn Rando and Martha Clarke Win 2013-14 Joe A. Callaway Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces this season's Joe A. Callaway Award winners for Direction and Choreography from more than 200 eligible productions in the 2013-2014 New York City theatre season. This year's awards will be presented to John Rando for his direction of The Heir Apparent, produced by Classic Stage Company, and Martha Clarke for her choreography of Cheri, produced by Signature Theatre. (more...)

Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Begins Previews TonightSecond Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of TERRENCE McNALLY's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by PETER DuBOIS, begins preview performances tonight, October 7. (more...)

Photo and Video Flash: Huntington's 10th Anniversary Calderwood Pavilion CelebrationPhoto and Video Flash: Huntington's 10th Anniversary Calderwood Pavilion Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Two hundred and fifty guests including former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined Huntington Theatre Company Chairman Carol G. Deane, President Mitchell J. Roberts, Managing Director Michael Maso, and Artistic Director Peter DuBois, as well as Boston Center for the Arts Chairman Philip W. Lovejoy and Executive Director Veronique Le Melle on Monday, September 29 for a ribbon-cutting, rededication, and celebration in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Bank of America was the presenting sponsor of the event. Scroll down for photos and video! (more...)

MGH-Set Medical Thriller ETHER DOME to Begin Oct 17 at the HuntingtonMGH-Set Medical Thriller ETHER DOME to Begin Oct 17 at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company continues its 2014-2015 Season with Ether Dome, "an essential story" (Hartford Courant) by Elizabeth Egloff about the advent of ether as an anesthetic and the resulting revolutionary impact on the medical profession. T (more...)

Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Begins Previews Next WeekSecond Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Begins Previews Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of TERRENCE McNALLY's play, LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART, directed by PETER DuBOIS, will begin preview performances next Tuesday, October 7. Featuring MICHAEL CHERNUS (Obie Award winner for In the Wake), TRACEE CHIMO (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), AMERICA FERRERA (Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') and AUSTIN LYSY (2ST's The Water's Edge), the production will officially open on Wednesday, October 29. Tickets are currently available through 2ST.com or by calling the box office at 212-246-4422. (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Company of Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APARTBWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Company of Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2014

Currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will soon present TERRENCE McNALLY's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart. The company will feature MICHAEL CHERNUS (Obie Award winner for In the Wake), TRACEE CHIMO (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), AMERICA FERRERA (Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') and AUSTIN LYSY (2ST's The Water's Edge). The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the special event. Check out interview with the full company below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART- Austin Lysy, Tracee Chimo, America Ferrera & Michael ChernusPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART- Austin Lysy, Tracee Chimo, America Ferrera & Michael Chernus
by Walter McBride - Sep 26, 2014

Currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will soon present TERRENCE McNALLY's play, LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART. The company will feature MICHAEL CHERNUS (Obie Award winner for In the Wake), TRACEE CHIMO (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), AMERICA FERRERA (Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') and AUSTIN LYSY (2ST's The Water's Edge). The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was there for the special event. Check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces 2014-15 Committee for Joe A. Callaway AwardStage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces 2014-15 Committee for Joe A. Callaway Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) has announced the 2014-2015 Committee for the Joe A. Callaway Award, the only peer-given award for excellence in direction and choreography. The Committee, which will oversee the award for the theatre season, is Sue Lawless, William Martin, Barry McNabb, Leslie (Hoban) Blake, Linda Burson, Jonathan Cerullo, Edie Cowan, Clinton Turner Davis, John Going, Richard Hamburger, Bruce Heath, Michael Montel, DJ Salisbury, and Amy Saltz. Sue Lawless will serve as Committee Chair. (more...)

Photo Flash: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Celebrates Opening at HuntingtonPhoto Flash: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Celebrates Opening at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company welcomes Julia Duffy, Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox, Boston favorite Will Lyman and Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, the opening production of the 2014 Best of Boston's 33rd season. The show opened last night, September 10, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Through 10/5Aurora Theatre Company Extends RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Through 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional 7 performances of the Bay Area Premiere of Obie-winning playwright Gina Gionfriddo's (After Ashley, Becky Shaw) unflinching look at modern gender politics. Desdemona Chiang (The Hundred Flowers Project) directs this finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize, featuring Gabriel Marin (This Is How It Goes, Collapse), Rebecca Schweitzer (A Delicate Balance, The First Grade), Marilee Talkington (Salomania), Lilian Bogovich, and Nicole Javier. RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN plays now through October 5 (added performances: Tuesday, September 30, 7pm; Wednesday, October 1, 8pm; Thursday, October 2, 8pm; Friday, October 3, 8pm; Saturday, October 4, 8pm; Sunday, October 5, 2pm and 7pm) at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-50) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Adriane Lenox and More Star in Huntington's GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Opening TonightMalcolm-Jamal Warner, Adriane Lenox and More Star in Huntington's GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company welcomes Julia Duffy, Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox, Boston favorite Will Lyman and Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, the opening production of the 2014 Best of Boston's 33rd season. This funny and poignant stage adaptation of the award-winning 1967 film opens tonight, September 10, 2014. (more...)

Huntington Announces Special Events to Accompany GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Beg. 9/5Huntington Announces Special Events to Accompany GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Beg. 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

In conjunction with its upcoming production the compelling family comedy Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMONMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON below! (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Ben Platt to Join Meryl Streep in RICKI AND THE FLASHTHE BOOK OF MORMON's Ben Platt to Join Meryl Streep in RICKI AND THE FLASH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

A member of the Broadway 'MORMON' community will soon be teaming up with Meryl Streep. (more...)

Adriane Lenox, Julia Duffy and Will Lyman Join Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Huntington's GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNERAdriane Lenox, Julia Duffy and Will Lyman Join Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Huntington's GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company announces that Julia Duffy, Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox, and Boston favorite Will Lyman will join the previously announced Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, the opening production of the 2014 Best of Boston's 33rd season. (more...)

Huntington Theatre's Annual Summer Workshop Readings Set for 7/19-20Huntington Theatre's Annual Summer Workshop Readings Set for 7/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Huntington Theatre Company's annual Summer Workshop is underway and will culminate in public readings of four new plays on July 19 and 20, 2014. The retreat allows selected members of the Huntington Playwriting Fellows program two weeks to participate in an artist-driven intensive, developing new plays. The workshop and public readings will take place in the South End at the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston. (more...)

Off-Broadway Hit MURDER FOR TWO Completes Geffen Playhouse's 2014-2015 SeasonOff-Broadway Hit MURDER FOR TWO Completes Geffen Playhouse's 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Off-Broadway hit Murder for Two is the eighth and final play to be announced in the 2014-2015 Geffen Playhouse season. The new musical will run from May 27 through July 7, 2015 in the Geffen Playhouse's intimate Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater. Murder for Two, in which everyone is a suspect, is a hilarious musical murder mystery with a twist: one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all of the suspects - and they both play the piano! This 90-minute whodunit is a zany blend of classic musical comedy and madcap mystery, a highly theatrical duet loaded with killer laughs. (more...)

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