Tanya Barfield News

About Face Theatre Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff to Step DownAbout Face Theatre Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff to Step Down
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Board of Directors of About Face Theatre announced today that Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff will step down at the conclusion of the company's 2016-17 season. (more...)

About Face Theatre Announces Casting For BRIGHT HALF LIFE, 5/26-7/1About Face Theatre Announces Casting For BRIGHT HALF LIFE, 5/26-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

About Face Theatre is pleased to announce casting for the final production of its 2016-17 Season, the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee Tanya Barfield's contemporary love story BRIGHT HALF LIFE, directed by AFT Artistic Associate Keira Fromm. (more...)

About Face Theatre Announces Casting for BRIGHT HALF LIFEAbout Face Theatre Announces Casting for BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

About Face Theatre is pleased to announce casting for the final production of its 2016-17 Season, the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee Tanya Barfield's contemporary love story BRIGHT HALF LIFE, directed by AFT Artistic Associate Keira Fromm. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, GOD OF CARNAGE and More Set for Arkansas Repertory Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonMAMMA MIA!, GOD OF CARNAGE and More Set for Arkansas Repertory Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Arkansas Repertory Theatre, the state's largest nonprofit professional theatre, has announced its 2017-18 Season. (more...)

'Moonlight', 'People vs. OJ' Among Winners of 2107 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS; Full List'Moonlight', 'People vs. OJ' Among Winners of 2107 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the 2017 Writers Guild Awards winners for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation (more...)

BWW Review: NCTC's BRIGHT HALF LIFE is Sweet but Lacks Engaging CharactersBWW Review: NCTC's BRIGHT HALF LIFE is Sweet but Lacks Engaging Characters
by Jay Irwin - Feb 20, 2017

The theater is filled with some of the greatest love stories, "Romeo and Juliet", "Mary's Wedding", and "Falsettos" just to name a few of my favorites. But in order to engage an audience in a love story you need to give them a reason to invest in the relationship whether that's through a specific circumstance or interesting characters. Unfortunately New Century Theatre Company's current production of "Bright Half Life" has neither of those. What it has is two average people going through moments in their relationship utilizing a storytelling device that I've seen done better and what results is a love story that's about as engaging as reading a collection of a vague acquaintance's Facebook posts about their love life. (more...)

BWW Interview: Delicia Turner Sonnenberg Talks About MOXIE, 'The Blue Door', and Women in TheatreBWW Interview: Delicia Turner Sonnenberg Talks About MOXIE, 'The Blue Door', and Women in Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 10, 2017

The newest show to open at this theatre is 'Blue Door,' written by Tanya Barfield, is a show that is directed by MOXIE Executive Artistic Director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg. 'Blue Door' is playing through March 5th at MOXIE Theatre. For ticket and show time information go to www.Moxietheatre.com (more...)

New Century Theatre Company to Present BRIGHT HALF LIFENew Century Theatre Company to Present BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

New Century Theatre Company (NCTC) begins its 2017 10th Anniversary Season with Tanya Barfield's Bright Half Life. Bright Half Life will run February 15-March 11, 2017 (opening night is February 17, 2017). Single tickets are available for purchase online now at www.wearenctc.org. (more...)

Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with MORNING IN AMERICA at Primary StagesKristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with MORNING IN AMERICA at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Primary Stages has announced MORNING IN AMERICA, November 9, 9:00 AM - a series of one-minute monologues created by the Primary Stages community of playwrights in response to the 2016 election. (more...)

The Royal Court Theatre and The Young Vic's FEAST: Yoruba Project at the Segal CenterThe Royal Court Theatre and The Young Vic's FEAST: Yoruba Project at the Segal Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Segal Center presents a staged reading of Feast, a theatrical exploration with vibrant music and dazzling dance of the magnificent, cross-continental Yoruba culture. Directed by Awoye Timpo. Followed by a discussion with Elyse Dodgson, International Director, The Royal Court Theatre; Sade Lythcott, CEO, National Black Theatre; and others. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS, WESTWORLD Among 2017 WGA TV Nominations; Full ListSTRANGER THINGS, WESTWORLD Among 2017 WGA TV Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2016. (more...)

Playwrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic ArtsPlaywrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

New Dramatist playwright Melisa Tien and San Francisco-based Megan Cohen joined The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in residence this month to develop innovative stage works with the Academy's third year NY Company. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Portland (more...)

Live Recording of Three Short Plays featuring Sam Waterson, Estelle Parsons, John Patrick Shanley, & Alan Zweibel to Benefit PLAYING ON AIRLive Recording of Three Short Plays featuring Sam Waterson, Estelle Parsons, John Patrick Shanley, & Alan Zweibel to Benefit PLAYING ON AIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Each play recorded for public radio and podcast will be followed by a conversation with its playwright, cast and director led by Playing on Air's founder and artistic director, Claudia Catania. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/23/2016Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Portland (more...)

Rep Stage Honored with Award from International Centre for Women PlaywrightsRep Stage Honored with Award from International Centre for Women Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The International Centre for Women Playwrights has honored Rep Stage with its 50/50 Applause Award, which is given to theaters that produce fifty percent or more plays by women playwrights in their 2015-2016 season. Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), only produced work by women playwrights during the 2015-2016 season, including participating in the DC Women's Voices Theatre Festival. Rep Stage is among 107 theatres around the world to receive the 50/50 Applause Award. (more...)

Rep Stage Honored with ICWP's 50/50 Applause AwardRep Stage Honored with ICWP's 50/50 Applause Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

The International Centre for Women Playwrights has honored Rep Stage with its 50/50 Applause Award, which is given to theaters that produce fifty percent or more plays by women playwrights in their 2015-2016 season. Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), only produced work by women playwrights during the 2015-2016 season, including participating in the DC Women's Voices Theatre Festival. (more...)

'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...)

Romeo Castellucci, PRELUDE16 and More Set for The Segal Center's Fall 2016 SeasonRomeo Castellucci, PRELUDE16 and More Set for The Segal Center's Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, announces its Fall 2016season of public programs. The season features free public programs throughout the fall and winter, with contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world. (more...)

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