RD Productions News

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

White Cherry Entertainment Renewed as Tony Awards Production Team Through 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Tony AwaRD Productions, a joint venture of The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, announced today that White Cherry Entertainment will serve as the production team for the annual theater awards for three more years. White Cherry Entertainment's founders Glenn Weiss (Executive Producer/Director) and Ricky Kirshner (Executive Producer) have served as the Tony Awards' production team since 2003. (more...)

World Premiere at Portland Stage Company's Studio Rep Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Lanyard Theatre Company, founded and based in Bath, will present the world premiere of Temporary Living Arrangements, the first full-length dramatic work written by new Co-Artistic Director Elizabeth Lardie. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Dale Calandra Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Chicago! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Chicago Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Dale Calandra Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Chicago! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Playwrights Theatre Seeks Submissions for 2014 NJ Young Playwrights Contest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Playwrights Theatre is currently accepting submissions for the 31st Annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest and Festival. Plays are accepted in the following divisions: Elementary (grades 4-6), Junior High (grades 7-9), High School (grades 10-12). Interested young playwrights must submit their plays online at www.njypf.org. High School plays must be received no later than 11:59pm on January 13, 2013. Elementary and Junior High School entries must be received no later than 11:59pm on January 14, 2013. (more...)

Chicago Winter Storm Watch Awards Update 12/13 - Hans Fleischmann Ahead!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Voting is now underway for Chicago! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update 12/6 - Rob Scharlow Big Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Voting is now underway for Chicago! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Post-Turkey BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update 11/29 - Andre De Shields in Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Voting is now underway for Chicago! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Chicago Update 11/22 - Susie McMonagle, Michael Shannon & More in Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Voting is now underway for Chicago! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Nov 18, 2013

'There's no cure like travel, to help you unravel the worries of living today.' The cast and crew of the National Tour of Anything Goes recently bid bon voyage to the road as they returned home from their 13 month voyage across North America. Traveling through 22 states, 28 cities and 2 countries, the company helped audience members unravel aboard the S.S. American with plenty of madcap antics and hijinks on the high seas. (more...)

Arena Stage to Open 2013-14 Kogod Cradle Series with dog & pony dc's TOAST, 12/5-8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater ushers in the 2013/14 Kogod Cradle Series with workshop performances of the local ensemble-driven company dog & pony dc's newest show Toast, a participatory theatrical performance that asks the question: how is devising a play like developing new technology? dog & pony dc returns to Arena Stage following the successful 2012 workshop of their critically acclaimed A Killing Game. The following week, the series continues with a special new cabaret presentation directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner entitled The Power of Two, which reunites Arena Stage favorites Nicholas Rodriguez and Eleasha Gamble, who were last seen performing together as Curley and Laurey in Arena Stage's hit production Oklahoma!. Toast runs December 5-8, 2013 and The Power of Two runs December 11-15, 2013 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Jaybird Productions' All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW Now Playing
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

JaybiRD Productions is thrilled to announce the opening and run of a rare event in Toronto community theatre: The All-Female Taming of the Shrew. The show features sixteen talented actresses (many playing multiple roles) in an innovative venue in Toronto's increasingly vibrant east end. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Nominations for 2013 Announced: BoHo, CST, MENAGERIE, HANK WILLIAMS And More Lead the Way!
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 13, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com is proud once again to announce the nominations for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, Chicago's only comprehensive, fan-voted theater award now in its 4th fabulous year. And the Bohemian Theatre Ensemble leads the way, with a whopping 15 nominations overall, including 10 for its summer production of 'Kiss of the Spider Woman.' Chicago Shakespeare Theater is next overall, with 12 nods, spread out over an impressive 7 different productions, including 'Othello: The Remix,' 'Henry VII,' 'The School for Lies' and its Shakespeare in the Parks production of 'The Comedy of Errors,' nominated as Best Theatrical Event. (more...)

All Female TAMING OF THE SHREW Set for November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

JaybiRD Productions has announced the opening and run of a rare event in Toronto community theatre: The All-Female Taming of the Shrew. The show features sixteen talented actresses (many playing multiple roles) in an innovative venue in Toronto's increasingly vibrant east end. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth & More to Perform at Songs in the Saddle: The Infield Music Fest, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

The Breeders' Cup announced today that more horse power has been added to the excitement and enjoyment of the 30th Breeders' Cup World Championships, with the creation of a star-studded concert in collaboration with Hip CaRD Productions on Saturday, November 2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Songs in the Saddle: The Infield Music Fest will be an all-day celebration that features a talented line-up of notable R&B, bluegrass and indie rock musicians. Scheduled to appear are Kristin Chenoweth, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Macy Gray, Joan Osborne, Dame and Jenny O. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sherman, Zialcita and Trinidad Lead Cast of BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS, Opening Tonight
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 26, 2013

Seasoned thespians Lynn Sherman ('The Lynn Sherman Show,' 'Rent'), Robie Zialcita ('Peter Pan,' 'Sweeney Todd') and Joel Trinidad ('Defending the Caveman,' 'The Graduate') lead the cast of theater company Trumpets' new original musical, 'The Bluebird of Happiness,' based on Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck's 1908 play 'The Blue Bird.' (more...)

Molly Smith Celebrates 15 Years at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

With the official opening of Eric Coble's dangerous new play The Velocity of Autumn tonight, September 18 at 8:00 p.m. at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, the occasion marks Artistic Director Molly Smith's 25th project to direct for Arena Stage and is the first of three projects she will direct in the 2013/14 season, including Kathleen Turner in Mother Courage and Her Children and the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright's Camp David.Building on 15 years with the company, Smith is steadfast in her focus on American plays and artists. (more...)

Four Emmy Awards for the 2012 TONY AWARDS SHOW
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The Creative Arts Awards portion of the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place on September 15 in Los Angeles, and the June 2013 broadcast of the 67th Annual Tony Awards was honored with four Primetime Emmy Awards. (more...)

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