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FOR THE LOVE OF COMRADES, THE KID THING, SAGITTARIUS PONDEROSA and More Set for NCTC's 2015-16 SeasonFOR THE LOVE OF COMRADES, THE KID THING, SAGITTARIUS PONDEROSA and More Set for NCTC's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

At the annual New Conservatory Theater Center (NCTC) Season Announcement Party for subscribers, donors, artists and press, NCTC Founder & Artistic Director Ed Decker announced the line-up for the 2015-16 subscription season. Regarded nationally and internationally as San Francisco's Premier LGBQI and Allied Theatre Company, NCTC builds on this rich tradition with its 2015-16 Season, featuring exhilarating U.S., regional and world premieres, as well as two extraordinary musicals. (more...)

Road Theatre Company to Present THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE, 4/19-6/21Road Theatre Company to Present THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE, 4/19-6/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce the fifth show of its 2014-2015 season, the Los Angeles Premiere of THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE, written by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Andre Barron. THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE will preview on Sunday, April 19 at 7pm; Tuesday, April 21 & Wednesday, April 22 at 8pm and will open on Thursday, April 23 at 8pm and run through Sunday, June 21st at the Road on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater's BAD DOG Begins 4/8Orlando Shakespeare Theater's BAD DOG Begins 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF will present the World Premiere of Bad Dog from April 8 - May 3, 2015. Written by Jennifer Hoppe-House (Showtime's Nurse Jackie, DirecTV's Damages, and Netflix's upcoming Grace and Frankie), the new play returns for a full production in the Goldman Theater, following its staged reading in 2013's festival of new plays, PlayFest. Single tickets to Bad Dog ($10 - $45) are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

THE OTHER PLACE Extends Through April 26 at The Road Theatre CompanyTHE OTHER PLACE Extends Through April 26 at The Road Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that the second show of its 2014-2015 season, the critically-acclaimed (LA Times' CRITICS CHOICE!) Los Angeles Premiere of THE OTHER PLACE, written by Sharr White and directed by Andre Barron and starring Sam Anderson, Taylor Gilbert, Dirk Etchison and Danielle Stephens is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, APRIL 26 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Selects 14 Projects for 2015 'GROUND FLOOR' Summer LabBerkeley Rep Selects 14 Projects for 2015 'GROUND FLOOR' Summer Lab
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

?Today, The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work announces that it has selected 14 projects for its fourth Summer Residency Lab featuring works from more than 20 talented artists. (more...)

Kyle Beltran, Jennifer Kim & More to Star in Vineyard Theatre's GLORIAKyle Beltran, Jennifer Kim & More to Star in Vineyard Theatre's GLORIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) announces casting, preview and opening dates for the world-premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' newest play GLORIA, with previews starting Thursday, May 28, prior to opening Monday, June 15. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT to Burn the Floor at Drury Lane Theatre, Beginning 4/10BILLY ELLIOT to Burn the Floor at Drury Lane Theatre, Beginning 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The International smash-hit musical BILLY ELLIOT makes its regional premiere at Drury Lane Theatre on April 10 - June 7, 2015. Opening night is scheduled for April 16, 2015 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Steppenwolf to Tribute Artistic Director Martha Lavey at Gala 2015 This MaySteppenwolf to Tribute Artistic Director Martha Lavey at Gala 2015 This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world-renowned ensemble will join more than 600 members of Chicago's corporate, civic and cultural communities for Gala 2015 on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Steppenwolf, 1650 N Halsted St. The Gala will offer guests a unique opportunity to connect with Steppenwolf ensemble members in their artistic home while enjoying a preview of upcoming productions, cocktails, a gourmet dinner, auction, music and dancing with Steppenwolf co-founder Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band. (more...)

KC Rep to Stage World Premiere of STICKY TRAPS, 4/24-5/24KC Rep to Stage World Premiere of STICKY TRAPS, 4/24-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary season with Sticky Traps, a powerful new play by KC Rep's Playwright in Residence, Nathan Louis Jackson, Directed by Resident Director, Kyle Hatley. Sticky Traps focuses on a small town not far from Kansas City, where a mother protects her gay son's honor when his funeral is protested by a local church. Her actions have unintended consequences that will test her whole family - and the power of their love -- in the face of hate. The production begins Friday, April 24th and runs through Sunday, May 24th at Copaken Stage in downtown Kansas City. (more...)

Tracey Scott Wilson's BUZZER Begins Tonight at The Public TheaterTracey Scott Wilson's BUZZER Begins Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The Public Theater begins previews for the New York premiere of BUZZER tonight, March 24. Written by Tracey Scott Wilson, BUZZER marks the return of Wilson to The Public following her acclaimed The Good Negro in 2009 and The Story in 2003. Directed by Obie award winner Anne Kauffman, BUZZER will run in The Public's Martinson Theater through Sunday, April 26, with an official press opening on Wednesday, April 8. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's THE HERD with Audrey Francis, Lois Smith, Frank Galati and MorePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's THE HERD with Audrey Francis, Lois Smith, Frank Galati and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's U.S. premiere production of The Herd, a deftly comic play by Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear and directed by ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati. The cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan as Ian, John Mahoney as Brian, Molly Regan as Carol and Lois Smith as Patricia with Cliff Chamberlain as Mark and Audrey Francis as Claire. The Herd begins previews April 2, 2015 (Opening night is April 12, 2015; Press performances are April 11 at 3pm and April 14 at 7:30pm) and runs through June 7, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

West Coast Premiere of THE WAY WEST to Begin 4/16 at Marin TheatreWest Coast Premiere of THE WAY WEST to Begin 4/16 at Marin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Marin Theatre Company continues its 48th Season with the West Coast premiere of Mona Manour's The Way West, winner of the company's 2013 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Kick Off Contemporary American Voices Festival Next MonthLong Wharf Theatre to Kick Off Contemporary American Voices Festival Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre's inaugural Contemporary American Voices Festival, a weekend of new play readings, will take place on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, 2015. (more...)

INDECENT, PEERLESS, THE MOORS World Premieres, Dianne Wiest Set for Yale Rep's 2015-16 SeasonINDECENT, PEERLESS, THE MOORS World Premieres, Dianne Wiest Set for Yale Rep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre announces its 2015-16 Season, which will include three world premieres and two classics. (more...)

Steppenwolf Receives Major Grant from Roy Cockrum FoundationSteppenwolf Receives Major Grant from Roy Cockrum Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has been named the recipient of a major grant from The Roy Cockrum Foundation, which will provide major support for the world premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts's intimate and moving new play, Mary Page Marlowe in the 2015/16 Subscription Season. (more...)

Steppenwolf to Host Fashion Show and Party Inspired by MARIE ANTOINETTE, 4/9Steppenwolf to Host Fashion Show and Party Inspired by MARIE ANTOINETTE, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

In celebration of one of civilization's most famous fashionistas, Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts EXPLORE: The World of Marie Antoinette, an exclusive fashion show and party, Thursday, April 9 at 5:30pm. (more...)

Women's Project Theater's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Begins TonightWomen's Project Theater's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Women's Project Theater present the world premiere of The Undeniable Sound of Right Now, written by Laura Eason (S e x with Strangers,'House of Cards') and directed by Kirsten Kelly (Slipping), beginning tonight, March 19 at 7pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. The production is set to run through Saturday, May 2. (more...)

Montana Rep to Present LEVELING UP, 4/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Montana Repertory Theatre, the professional theatre-in-residence at the University of Montana, is returning to its long time downtown home, the Crystal Theatre, with a new play by Missoula COLONY playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer. (more...)

DETROIT to Play Chelsea Theatre WorksDETROIT to Play Chelsea Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

In a "first ring" suburb outside a midsize American city, Ben and Mary fire up the grill to welcome the new neighbors who've moved into the long-empty house next door. The fledgling friendship soon veers out of control, shattering the fragile hold that newly unemployed Ben and burgeoning alcoholic Mary have on their way of life. The quintessential American backyard party quickly turns into something more dangerous - and filled with potential. (more...)

Erica Daniels Joins Second City TheatricalsErica Daniels Joins Second City Theatricals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The Second City and Second City Theatricals will welcome Erica Daniels as Vice President, Second City Theatricals. Her new position begins April 27, 2015. (more...)

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