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City Theatre Presents the World Premiere of FEEDING THE DRAGONCity Theatre Presents the World Premiere of FEEDING THE DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Fresh on the heels of the raucous comedy, Hand to God, City Theatre turns in a different direction to present Feeding the Dragon, an intimate and magical world premiere by the award-winning stage and screen actress, Sharon Washington. The production marks Washington's playwriting debut. Feeding the Dragon runs October 22 through November 20, 2016 in the Lester Hamburg Studio at City Theatre, directed byMaria Mileaf. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrates Lee Sunday Evans at Emerging Artists LuncheonPhoto Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrates Lee Sunday Evans at Emerging Artists Luncheon
by Walter McBride - Jul 5, 2016

Just last week, Colman Domingo hosted Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon at The Gander (15 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. The event featured the presentation of the 2016 Susan Stroman Directing Award to Lee Sunday Evans (D DEB DEBBIE DEBORAH, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN NOVEMBER...). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big day below! (more...)

City Theatre Company Sets 2016 Momentum: New Plays at Different Stages FestivalCity Theatre Company Sets 2016 Momentum: New Plays at Different Stages Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

City Theatre has announced a power-packed lineup for the theatre's annual Momentum: New Plays at Different Stages Festival. (more...)

HAND TO GOD, IRONBOUND and More Slated for City Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonHAND TO GOD, IRONBOUND and More Slated for City Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced the full lineup for 2016-2017, the South Side company's 42nd Season. (more...)

Sandra Oh, Hoon Lee & More Set for Sundance Institute's New MENA Play DevelopmentSandra Oh, Hoon Lee & More Set for Sundance Institute's New MENA Play Development
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Sundance Institute today announced the acting company, dramaturgs and creative advisors participating in its pilot Theatre Lab in the MENA region, including Sandra Oh, Hoon Lee, Deanna Dunagan, Hala Omran and Raeda Taha. The Lab, held in Morocco next month, is part of the Institute's international cultural exchange programs for independent artists and will kick off a new, multi-year commitment to support artists from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). For the Lab, the Institute will provide promising, fresh voices from the U.S. and MENA region with a rigorous artistic retreat and new opportunities for cross-cultural discovery, artistic reflection and creative experimentation. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad & More Celebrate Opening Night of Public Theater's HEAD OF PASSESPhoto Coverage: Phylicia Rashad & More Celebrate Opening Night of Public Theater's HEAD OF PASSES
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 29, 2016

The Public Theater has announced a one-week extension for the New York premiere of Head of Passes, part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season. Written byTarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau, Head of Passes officially opened last night, Monday, March 28 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, April 17. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, April 24. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with Director & Choreographer Susan Stroman!BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with Director & Choreographer Susan Stroman!
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 16, 2016

She's won multiple Tonys for big, splashy, toe-tapping musicals, but Stro's current project is a nonmusical family dramedy off-Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's 2016 Gala!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's 2016 Gala!
by Walter McBride - Mar 15, 2016

Just last night Vineyard Theatre presented its 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy, hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Edison Ballroom for the special event and you can check out photos from the reception below! (more...)

City Theatre Sets First Three Productions of 2016-17 SeasonCity Theatre Sets First Three Productions of 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced three plays of the six-show 2016-17 season. The South Side company's 42nd season includes a trio of exciting Pittsburgh premieres: Hand to God by Robert Askins, Feeding the Dragon written and performed by Sharon Washington, and The Royale by Marco Ramirez. 'I am really excited about next season at City Theatre where we have culled the hottest new plays for our Pittsburgh audience. Where else can you find a vivid new voice, a theatrical history lesson, and a rollicking and irreverent Broadway hit all at one theatre? Stay tuned for the next installment of three more new plays-coming soon!' (more...)


by Jay Irwin - Mar 10, 2016

OK I'm back and let's just dive right in for the rest of the amazing shows I saw in New York. (more...)

BWW Review: Colman Domingo's DOT Mixes Broad Comedy With Family DramaBWW Review: Colman Domingo's DOT Mixes Broad Comedy With Family Drama
by Michael Dale - Feb 25, 2016

Marjorie Johnson leads a solid cast in a play about dealing with a mother's dementia. (more...)

Colman Domingo's DOT, Starring Marjorie Johnson, Opens Tonight at the VineyardColman Domingo's DOT, Starring Marjorie Johnson, Opens Tonight at the Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

DOT by Colman Domingo - currently starring as Strand on AMC's FEAR THE WALKING DEAD and also in The Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner THE BIRTH OF A NATION by Nate Parker - officially opens tonight, February 23, at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrate Opening Night of Colman Domingo's DOTPhoto Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrate Opening Night of Colman Domingo's DOT
by Walter McBride - Feb 22, 2016

DOT by Colman Domingo - currently starring as Strand on AMC's FEAR THE WALKING DEAD and also in The Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner THE BIRTH OF A NATION by Nate Parker - just opened at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). The play is directed by multiple Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, who returns to The Vineyard for the first time since she directed the theater's acclaimed world premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. Check out photos from the opening night after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre's DOT Takes Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre's DOT Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Feb 22, 2016

DOT by Colman Domingo - currently starring as Strand on AMC's FEAR THE WALKING DEAD and also in The Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner THE BIRTH OF A NATION by Nate Parker - just opened at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). The play is directed by multiple Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, who returns to The Vineyard for the first time since she directed the theater's acclaimed world premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. Check out photos from the opening night curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Colman Domingo's DOT at Vineyard TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Colman Domingo's DOT at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Preview performances of DOT by Colman Domingo - currently starring as Strand on AMC's FEAR THE WALKING DEAD and also in The Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner THE BIRTH OF A NATION by Nate Parker - continue at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). Directed by multiple Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, who returns to The Vineyard for the first time since she directed the theater's acclaimed world premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, DOT opens February 23. For tickets and more information, please call the box office at (212) 353-0303 or visit www.vineyardtheatre.org. (more...)

Tickets to Colman Domingo's DOT at Vineyard Theatre on Sale TodayTickets to Colman Domingo's DOT at Vineyard Theatre on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Tickets for the NY debut of Colman Domingo's DOT at Vineyard Theatre will go on sale January 6 at Noon. Directed by multiple Tony Award winner Susan Stroman - returning to The Vineyard for the first time since she directed the theater's acclaimed world premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS - DOT begins previews February 4, 2016 prior to opening February 23. For tickets and more information, please call the box office at (212) 353-0303 or visit www.vineyardtheatre.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Colman Domingo & Susan Stroman Team Up for DOT at the Vineyard TheatrePhoto Coverage: Colman Domingo & Susan Stroman Team Up for DOT at the Vineyard Theatre
by Walter McBride - Jan 4, 2016

Marjorie Johnson - who played the title role in Colman Domingo's DOT during its premiere engagement at the Actors Theatre of Louisville's HUMANA FESTIVAL earlier this year - will return to the role when DOT has its NY debut at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.). Directed by multiple Tony Award winner, Susan Stroman - returning to The Vineyard for the first time since she directed the theater's acclaimed world premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS - DOT begins previews February 4, 2016 prior to opening February 23. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was there for the big day. Check out photos of the whole gang below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Susan Stroman-Helmed DOT at the Vineyard TheatreFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Susan Stroman-Helmed DOT at the Vineyard Theatre
by Walter McBride - Jan 4, 2016

Marjorie Johnson - who played the title role in Colman Domingo's DOT during its premiere engagement at the Actors Theatre of Louisville's HUMANA FESTIVAL earlier this year - will return to the role when DOT has its NY debut at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.). Directed by multiple Tony Award winner, Susan Stroman - returning to The Vineyard for the first time since she directed the theater's acclaimed world premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS - DOT begins previews February 4, 2016 prior to opening February 23. (more...)

Around the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 OpeningsAround the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 Openings
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2016

We're just three days into the New Year, and we can't wait for all the new shows set to open around the corner from Broadway! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of the upcoming plays and musicals from The Public, Classic Stage, Atlantic Theater, Second Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre, Roundabout, the Encores! series and more, currently slated to open off-Broadway in 2016! (more...)

Leslie Uggams Exits Colman Domingo's DOT; Marjorie Johnson Takes Over LeadLeslie Uggams Exits Colman Domingo's DOT; Marjorie Johnson Takes Over Lead
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Ms. Uggams has exited the project in favor of taking on a recurring role in the hit FOX drama series EMPIRE (more...)

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