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T. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play FestivalT. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) proudly presents 'The Fourth Annual Schreiber Shorts: An Evening of One Acts' January 25th and runs through February 11th. The 10-minute play series will feature works by 10 playwrights, selected from nearly 1000 submissions in a nationwide playwriting competition. Curated and produced by Halle Morse and Megan Grace, 'The Schreiber Shorts' marks the second production of TST' 2016-17 season. Performances are Wednesdays-Sundays at 8:00pm at the Gloria Maddox Theatre (151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor). Tickets are $15: tschreiber.org/shorts (more...)

Broadway Adaptations of BEETLEJUICE, NIGHT SHIFT & More In the Works at Warner BrosBroadway Adaptations of BEETLEJUICE, NIGHT SHIFT & More In the Works at Warner Bros
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Warner Bros' theater slate includes a musical adaptation of the 1982 comedy film NIGHT SHIFT, and a play adaptation of the 1975 crime drama DOG DAY AFTERNOON, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis. (more...)

GableStage To Premiere Pulitzer Prize Winning Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYGableStage To Premiere Pulitzer Prize Winning Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

JANUARY 21 THRU FEBRUARY 19 GABLESTAGE at the Biltmore presents the Southeastern Premiere of The Winner of the 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA and 2015 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play 2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play 2015 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play 2015 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY by Stephen Adly Guirgis (more...)

Immigrant Artists and Scholars in New York and Nuyorican Poets Cafe Present NEW YORK WITH AN ACCENTImmigrant Artists and Scholars in New York and Nuyorican Poets Cafe Present NEW YORK WITH AN ACCENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

BEFORE THE INAUGURATION - Immigrant Voices need to be HEARD! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence BlanchardBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence Blanchard
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 11, 2017

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New York Madness to Join The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine TheaterNew York Madness to Join The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present the January installment of New York Madness on Sunday, January 29 at 8pm as part of The Fire This Time Festival. (more...)

BWW Blog: Christopher Castanho's 2016 - A Year In ReviewBWW Blog: Christopher Castanho's 2016 - A Year In Review
by Christopher Castanho - Dec 31, 2016

I'm often a very positive person, being able to see the silver lining of every situation, and do not like to admit or submit to hardships in my life. But to be completely honest, 2016 has been a difficult year. As life can be tumultuous sometimes, it can also be magnificent. Alas, here we are, at the conclusion of our year, and I thought I'd do a little 'Year In Review' of my 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primitive Grace Presents Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITYPhoto Coverage: Primitive Grace Presents Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Primitive Grace Theater Ensemble will present the World Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITY written and directed by Obie Award winner and SAG Award nominee Paul Calderon. Co-starring David Zayas (Dexter), performances begin January 11 at Access Theater. Opening is slated for Thursday, January 19th. (more...)

Cast, Dates Set for Vagabond Theatre Company's THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOTCast, Dates Set for Vagabond Theatre Company's THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Vagabond Theatre Company of Greater Bridgeport announces their cast for the second production of their Inaugural Season: Stephen Adly Guirgis' dark comedy, The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot, directed by Mat Young. (more...)

Ragged Wing Ensemble to Premiere OVERNIGHT April 2017Ragged Wing Ensemble to Premiere OVERNIGHT April 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

In a first for Ragged Wing Ensemble, the 12-year-old physical theater company has announced a world premiere collaboration with the other resident companies of The Flight Deck, a multidisciplinary arts center it founded in the heart of downtown Oakland. With contributions by Ragged Wing, Gritty CityRepertory Youth Theatre, Theatre Aluminous, The Lower Bottom Playaz, and an original musical score by Oakland-based artist Kev Choice, OVERNIGHT is a play about the sudden appearance of a high-rise building in what had been a parking lot only the day before. Overnight opens in previews on March 31 and runs through April 22, 2017. Opening night is scheduled for Friday, April 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 - $45, and may be purchased online at raggedwing.org/overnight. (more...)

Steve Scott to Direct AH, WILDERNESS! This Spring at Goodman TheatreSteve Scott to Direct AH, WILDERNESS! This Spring at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls announced today that his longtime creative collaborator, Artistic Associate and Producer Steve Scott, will direct the theater's production of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! this spring. Scott assumes this responsibility from Falls, who was originally announced as the production's director. (more...)

World Premiere Stage Adaptation of BUD, NOT BUDDY Set for the Kennedy CenterWorld Premiere Stage Adaptation of BUD, NOT BUDDY Set for the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal-winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist Terence Blanchard. This performance is most enjoyed by patrons age nine and up. (more...)

BWW Feature: Sheri Sanders and Christopher Castanho present 'Musical Theatre: The Wild Side'BWW Feature: Sheri Sanders and Christopher Castanho present 'Musical Theatre: The Wild Side'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Musical Theatre educator and performer Sheri Sanders is teaming up with young trailblazer Christopher Castanho on a series of articles called 'Musical Theatre: The Wild Side' The pair will talk about 'tricky to discuss, but necessary' social topics through the lens of Student and Teacher in the Musical Theatre community. (more...)

Kia Corthron Will Be Featured Playwright for Eclipse's 25th Anniversary SeasonKia Corthron Will Be Featured Playwright for Eclipse's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Chicago's Eclipse Theatre Company, the only theatre company in the Midwest to focus on a single playwright each season, announces contemporary American playwright Kia Corthron as the featured playwright for its 2017 Season. (more...)

A Battle Between Fear and Compassion in THE CHRISTIANS Bay Area PremiereA Battle Between Fear and Compassion in THE CHRISTIANS Bay Area Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) kicks off the new year with the off-Broadway hit The Christians by Lucas Hnath. (more...)

Alan Menken, Larry Kramer and More Featured in Dramatists Guild Fund's THE LEGACY PROJECT: VOLUME III, Out on YouTube Today!Alan Menken, Larry Kramer and More Featured in Dramatists Guild Fund's THE LEGACY PROJECT: VOLUME III, Out on YouTube Today!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Dramatists Guild Fund President, Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce The Legacy Project: Volume III will be available to the public on YouTube beginning today, December 6. Scroll down to watch some of the videos! (more...)

Cherry Lane Mentor Project Announces its Mentors and PlaywrightsCherry Lane Mentor Project Announces its Mentors and Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Cherry Lane (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director; Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Producing Artistic Directors) is proud to announce this year's playwrights and mentors for their Obie Award-winning Mentor Project, culminating with fully-staged productions presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St. in NYC) from February 22 to May 6, 2017.   (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith's NOTES FROM THE FIELD Adds Another Show at Second StageAnna Deavere Smith's NOTES FROM THE FIELD Adds Another Show at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Due to extremely high ticket demand, Anna Deavere Smith's critically acclaimed new work, NOTES FROM THE FIELD, has added a performance at 1pm on Wednesday, December 14. The production plays through Sunday, December 18th at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Annette O'Toole Joins MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage Theatre This WinterAnnette O'Toole Joins MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Just announced, Annette O'Toole will assume the role of Nancy Carpenter in the upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. (more...)

THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Extends at T. Schreiber TheatreTHE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Extends at T. Schreiber Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) has announced the extension of their critically acclaimed production, The Motherf**ker with the Hat written by Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright, Stephen Adly Guirgis. (more...)

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