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Passage Theatre Company Presents GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIESPassage Theatre Company Presents GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

?Passage Theatre Company presents 'Gruesome Playground Injuries' by Rajiv Joseph, July 24 through August 9 at The Bakery, 2132 Market St. Denver, CO 80202. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 and available online at www.passagetheatre.com or by calling 720-979-8486. (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This SummerThe Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The Kennedy Center, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, the National New Play Network (NNPN)-the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays-and with Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host more than 50 playwrights, directors, and dramaturgs from July 25 to August 2, 2015 as part of the 10th annual weeklong MFA Playwrights' Workshop featuring new works by MFA students from Columbia University, Northwestern University, Fordham University, Yale School of Drama, the Juilliard School, New York University-Tisch School of the Arts, University of California-San Diego, and the Juilliard School. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Moves Two Performances of Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'Berkeley Rep Moves Two Performances of Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Two performances of Anna Deavere Smith's Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education have been rescheduled: The Tuesday, July 21, 8pm performance has been rescheduled to Sunday, July 26 at 7pm. The Wednesday, July 22, 7pm performance has been rescheduled to Sunday, August 2, 7pm. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Welcome The National Circus & Acrobats of The People's Republic of China, 9/26Segerstrom Center to Welcome The National Circus & Acrobats of The People's Republic of China, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

For more than 50 years, The National Circus and Acrobats of The People's Republic of China has been entertaining and mesmerizing generations of audiences around the world with incredible feats. Segerstrom Center welcomes, direct from Beijing, The National Circus and Acrobats of The People's Republic of China in the program 'Peking Dreams' on Saturday, September 26 with two performances at 2 and 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

OCPA to Stage New Plays in DISCOVERIES: 4 BY THE SHORE, 7/12OCPA to Stage New Plays in DISCOVERIES: 4 BY THE SHORE, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The Orange County Playwrights Alliance (OCPA) makes its annual summer trip to the coast next month, bringing a quartet of one-act plays to Newport Theatre Arts Center on Sunday, July 12 in its latest Discoveries new play event. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Erik Jensen Performs Scene from HOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC at Kirk Douglas TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Erik Jensen Performs Scene from HOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC at Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2015

The world premiere production of 'How to be a Rock Critic' continues through June 28 in a limited engagement of 12 performances at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre. Based on the writing of Lester Bangs, the rock critic who reached iconic status in the 1970s with his passionate, intellectually honest writing, 'How to be a Rock Critic' will be performed in the theatre's rehearsal space, Upstairs@KDT. Presented as part of DouglasPlus, it is a co-production with South Coast Repertory. Click below to watch a clip of star Erik Jensen in character! (more...)

Jessie Mueller-Led WAITRESS Premiere Kicks Off Rehearsals at A.R.T.; Full Cast Announced!Jessie Mueller-Led WAITRESS Premiere Kicks Off Rehearsals at A.R.T.; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, began rehearsals today (pictured, left) for the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2015 season with Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz's powerfully-penned adaptation of Life Is a Dream, Pedro Calderon de la Barca's epic tale of love, power, and destiny, Life Is a Dream. Directed by Magic Theatre's Artistic Director Loretta Greco in her Cal Shakes debut, Life Is a Dream plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from July 8 through August 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC at the DouglasPhoto Flash: First Look at HOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The world premiere production of 'How to be a Rock Critic' opens Wednesday, June 17 at 8 p.m. and continues through June 28 in a limited engagement of 12 performances at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre. Based on the writing of Lester Bangs, the rock critic who reached iconic status in the 1970s with his passionate, intellectually honest writing, 'How to be a Rock Critic' will be performed in the theatre's rehearsal space, Upstairs@KDT. Presented as part of DouglasPlus, it is a co-production with South Coast Repertory. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

The Okee Dokee Brothers to Return to Segerstrom Center, 9/27The Okee Dokee Brothers to Return to Segerstrom Center, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Grammy Award and three-time Parents' Choice Award winners, The Okee Dokee Brothers, kick off Segerstrom Center's 2015-2016 Family Discovery Series on September 27 in Samueli Theater with two performances. (more...)

Four Clowns' THE HALFWITS' LAST HURRAH Plays Hollywood Fringe, Now thru 6/26Four Clowns' THE HALFWITS' LAST HURRAH Plays Hollywood Fringe, Now thru 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Four Clowns returns to the Hollywood Fringe Festival this year to present The Halfwits' Last Hurrah, an original piece penned by company clowns Ms. Jamie Franta and Mr. Don Colliver. The play features a fame-hungry showman and his mischievous troupe of halfwits as they struggle to keep their variety show from derailing when they are faced with a vindictive ghost from the past. Part Vaudeville tribute, part show biz farce, the audience will enjoy an evening of comedy, music, and mayhem with The Halfwits' now through Friday, June 26 at The Lillian Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

THE CALICO BUFFALO Set for NYMF, 7/8-16THE CALICO BUFFALO Set for NYMF, 7/8-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) in association with Bosc Publishing Company, Inc. presents The Calico Buffalo a new musical fable with book, music and lyrics by EJ Stapleton, and music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning composer Peter Stopschinski. Craig J. George directs a cast of ten, including Jennifer Apple, Rachel Coloff*, Rhys Gilyeat*, Zachary Infante*, Stephen Mark, Anthea Neri*, Rachel Rhodes-Devey*, Brooke Shapiro*, Kevin Sims*, and Max Wilcox*. The Calico Buffalo is being staged at PTC Performance Space, 555 West 42nd Street (bet. 10th & 11th Avenues) in NYC for five performances from Wednesday, July 8 through Thursday, July 16, 2015. *Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Brilliant TARTUFFE at Shakespeare Theatre CompanyBWW Reviews: Brilliant TARTUFFE at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Roger Catlin - Jun 10, 2015

It's surprising that in its 45 years, D.C.'s venerable Shakespeare Theatre Company has yet to produce either of Moliere's most famous plays. Perhaps, artistic director Michael Kahn suggests, they were waiting for the right one. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival's New Play Reading Series to Begin at The Marble House ProjectDorset Theatre Festival's New Play Reading Series to Begin at The Marble House Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival will be opening its annual New Play Reading Series with a piece by Polish-born, New Jersey-raised playwright Martyna Majok who recently won the David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize. (more...)

Labyrinth Theater Extends NICE GIRLLabyrinth Theater Extends NICE GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Executive Director Danny Feldman) announces a second extension of the world premiere of Melissa Ross's Nice Girl to June 21. (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Star-Studded 'Fun-Raiser' Kicks Off SUMMERFEST 2015Shakespeare Orange County Star-Studded 'Fun-Raiser' Kicks Off SUMMERFEST 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Setting the tone for another season of great entertainment under the stars, Shakespeare Orange County (SOC) launches Summerfest 2015 at the Garden Grove Amphitheatre on June 13 with its 2nd Annual 'Fun-raising' event. (more...)

Check Out What's Coming Up at South Coast Repertory!Check Out What's Coming Up at South Coast Repertory!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Here is the performance schedule for South Coast Repertory for the four-month period of June through September 2015. (more...)

LTC Announces Directors for CARNAVAL 2015; Latina/o New Works Festival Runs 7/23-25LTC Announces Directors for CARNAVAL 2015; Latina/o New Works Festival Runs 7/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Latina/o Theatre Commons (LTC) proudly announces the roster of powerhouse directors paired with eight playwrights for the groundbreaking Carnaval 2015-a theatre festival of New Latina/o work at The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine, Chicago, July 23-25. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Gate Theatre's THE CHRISTIANSFull Cast Set for Gate Theatre's THE CHRISTIANS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

With Elinor Cook's Image of an Unknown Young Woman about to open at the Gate, Artistic Director Christopher Haydon today announces the full company for his production of the UK premiere of Lucas Hnath's The Christians - William Gaminara (Pastor), Jaye Griffiths (Pastor's Wife), Stefan Adegbola (Associate Pastor), Lucy Ellinson (Congregant) and David Calvitto (Elder). Also announced today, ahead of performances at the Gate Theatre, the production plays at the Traverse as part of this year's Edinburgh Festival from 3 to 30 August. (more...)

The Theatre @ Boston Court to Present Brennan Kapil's SHIVThe Theatre @ Boston Court to Present Brennan Kapil's SHIV
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents Shiv, by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Emilie Beck. Opening night is Saturday, July 11, 2015 on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena. (more...)

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