Tanya Barfield News

'PHANTASMAGORIA' to Premiere at La MaMa This Fall'PHANTASMAGORIA' to Premiere at La MaMa This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

La MaMa presents the world premiere of Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Randolph Curtis Rand, written by Chana Porter and puppetry by Benjamin Stuber. (more...)

O'Neill Center Opens Submissions for 2017 National Playwrights ConferenceO'Neill Center Opens Submissions for 2017 National Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today that is now accepting script submissions for the 2017 National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

BWW Review: Ancient Greek Drama Meets the Patriot Act in ANTIGONE PROJECT: A PLAY IN 5 PARTS, at Profile TheatreBWW Review: Ancient Greek Drama Meets the Patriot Act in ANTIGONE PROJECT: A PLAY IN 5 PARTS, at Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver - Sep 12, 2016

In response to the controversial Patriot Act of 2001, which allowed for wiretapping, surveillance, and other measures ostensibly to protect the United States against terrorism, five women wrote adaptations of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, a play about power, resistance, and what happens when we're denied those things most important to us. (more...)

Casting Announced for the JMK Award-Winning Production of THE MOUNTAINTOPCasting Announced for the JMK Award-Winning Production of THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Casting announced today: Gbolahan Obisesan as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and  RonkeAdekolejo as Camae. (more...)

CoHo & Profile Present BOOK OF GRACE + CoHo Lab this AugustCoHo & Profile Present BOOK OF GRACE + CoHo Lab this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

In 2002, Suzan-Lori Parks became the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play Topdog/Underdog. Her other plays include Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, &3), In the Blood, Venus, The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, Fucking A, Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom and The America Play. In 2007 her 365 Days/365 Plays was produced in more than seven hundred theaters worldwide. Ms. Parks is a MacArthur Fellow and Master Writer Chair at The Public Theater. (more...)

Brave New Productions & We Are One to Present BRIGHT HALF LIFEBrave New Productions & We Are One to Present BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Brave New Productions is proud to partner with We Are One to present the Canadian Premiere of 'Bright Half Life' (Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Best Play) by Tanya Barfield this August 18-28 for an intimate evening of story-telling at the Freestanding Room. (more...)

About Face Theatre to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE and More During 2016-17 SeasonAbout Face Theatre to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE and More During 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

About Face Theatre is pleased to announce its 2016-17 Season, kicking off this fall/winter with a reimagining of I AM MY OWN WIFE, Doug Wright's Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Lambda Literary Award-winning play first developed at About Face in 2003.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE CALL at TheaterWorksBWW Review: THE CALL at TheaterWorks
by Karen Bovard - May 31, 2016

Though it opens with a burst of convivial laughter at a dinner party for two couples who are long-time friends in an upscale New York apartment, Tanya Barfield's THE CALL takes up thorny topical issues around international and cross-racial adoption that are no laughing matter. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLOJennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Travel Agents' Episode of THE AMERICANS on FXVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Travel Agents' Episode of THE AMERICANS on FX
by - Apr 21, 2016

On the next episode of THE AMERICANS on FX titled "Travel Agents", The KGB andthe FBI both race to track down a vital agent… everything is at stake. (more...)

BWW Review: Ancestry, Identity Collide in BLUE DOOR, at Profile TheatreBWW Review: Ancestry, Identity Collide in BLUE DOOR, at Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver - Apr 14, 2016

Are we the products of our cultural history? Or can we create ourselves from scratch as something new? (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winner David Lindsay-Abaire to Join Juilliard as Co-Director of Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights ProgramPulitzer Prize Winner David Lindsay-Abaire to Join Juilliard as Co-Director of Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

James Houghton, Richard Rodgers Director ofJuilliard's Drama Division, announced today that Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire will join Marsha Normanas new co-director of Juilliard's Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program, beginning in the fall 2016 semester. Mr. Lindsay-Abaire, an alumnus of the program, will succeed Christopher Durang, who has served as co-director of the program with Ms. Norman since 1994. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony-Winning Producer Stacey Mindich Receives CTI AwardPhoto Coverage: Tony-Winning Producer Stacey Mindich Receives CTI Award
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 15, 2016

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Stacey Mindich was presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's today, March 15, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for WaterTower's BRIGHT HALF LIFECast, Creative Team Announced for WaterTower's BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced casting and creative team details for Bright Half Life (May 21 - June 12, 2016) which will be produced as part of the Discover Series in The Studio Theatre. Bright Half Life, a romantic drama by Pulitzer Prize nominee Tanya Barfield, will be directed by Garret Storms and will co-star Kelsey Leigh Ervi and Kenneisha Thompson who will both make their WaterTower Theatre debuts. The production previews May 21 and 22 and opens May 23 running for 16 performances through June 12, 2016. (more...)

Tony-Winning Producer Stacey Mindich Receives 2016 Robert Whitehead Award TodayTony-Winning Producer Stacey Mindich Receives 2016 Robert Whitehead Award Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Stacey Mindich will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's today, March 15, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: ANTIGONE PROJECT - A PLAY IN 5 PARTS at Rep Stage in Columbia: Bold and ProfoundBWW Review: ANTIGONE PROJECT - A PLAY IN 5 PARTS at Rep Stage in Columbia: Bold and Profound
by Charles Shubow - Feb 25, 2016

Joseph W. Ritsch performs a herculean effort as he directs this complex theatrical experience. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Alexander Dinelaris, Judy Gold, Josh Harmon and More Set for ESPAFest WorkshopsKelli O'Hara, Alexander Dinelaris, Judy Gold, Josh Harmon and More Set for ESPAFest Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) just announced a week-long celebration of exciting collaborations and networking opportunities with artists including Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara (The King & I, Bridges of Madison County), Emmy Award-winning actor and comedienne Judy Gold (HBO, Comedy Central, Clinton the Musical, 25 Questions..., The Judy Show), playwright Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other), Academy Award-winning writer Alexander Dinelaris (Co-writer, Birdman, Broadway's On Your Feet; Co-producer, The Revenant), and writer Cusi Cram (A Lifetime Burning, 'The Big C', 'Arthur'). (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Sets 2016 Studio Theatre Discover SeriesWaterTower Theatre Sets 2016 Studio Theatre Discover Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced the line up for the 2016 Studio Theatre Discover Series.  WaterTower Theatre will produce two plays in the series:  The Realistic Joneses (March 19 - April 10, 2016) and Bright Half Life (May 21 - June 12, 2016). (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces 2016 Studio Theatre Discover SeriesWaterTower Theatre Announces 2016 Studio Theatre Discover Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

?WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced the line up for the 2016 Studio Theatre Discover Series.  WaterTower Theatre will produce two plays in the series:  The Realistic Joneses (March 19 - April 10, 2016) and Bright Half Life (May 21 - June 12, 2016). (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Rhino's THE CALLPhoto Flash: Theatre Rhino's THE CALL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Theatre Rhinoceros presents THE CALL - by Tanya Barfield, Directed by Jon Wai-keung Lowe, Feb. 20 - March 12, 2016 (Limited Engagement - 17 Performances Only). Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

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