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KING OF THE YEES Set for UNC's Process Series, 11/6-7KING OF THE YEES Set for UNC's Process Series, 11/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

The Process Series at UNC will feature an engaging new work by an acclaimed playwright in November. Commissioned by the Goodman Theater in Chicago, Lauren Yee's King of the Yees will be performed November 6 and 7, 2014, at 8:00pm in Studio 6 of Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill. The performance is free and open to the public with a $5 suggested donation. (more...)

South Coast Repertory to Open TYA 2014-15 Series with CHARLOTTE'S WEB, 11/7-23South Coast Repertory to Open TYA 2014-15 Series with CHARLOTTE'S WEB, 11/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

South Coast Repertory begins its 2014-15 Theatre for Young Audiences series with the literary classic, E.B. White's Charlotte's Web, adapted by Joseph Robinette. The heartwarming children's fable about friendship and love, directed by Laurie Woolery, runs Nov. 7-23 on the Julianne Argyros Stage. Tickets are available online at www.scr.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at the PublicPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for the Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

The Public Theater will begin previews for the New York premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN on Friday, November 7. Written and directed by Young Jean Lee, STRAIGHT WHITE MEN runs through Sunday, December 7 in the Martinson Theater with an official press opening on Monday, November 17. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at rehearsals for the production! (more...)

Cast And Loose Live! to Present BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT Next Monday at Joe's PubCast And Loose Live! to Present BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT Next Monday at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Cast And Loose Live! returns to present Back To School Night on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 9:30pm at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC. (more...)

Taylor Mac's A 24 DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC: 1900-1950s to Run 1/13-25 as Part of Under the RadarTaylor Mac's A 24 DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC: 1900-1950s to Run 1/13-25 as Part of Under the Radar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Theater artist Taylor Mac makes his New York Live Arts debut with A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 1900-1950s, presented by New York Live Arts as part of The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, January 13-25, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Public Theater's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1,2 & 3)Photo Flash: First Look at Public Theater's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1,2 & 3)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Public Theater is currently presenting Suzan-Lori Parks' FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3), featuring Sterling K. Brown (Hero); Louis Cancelmi(Smith); Peter Jay Fernandez (Oldest Old Man); Jeremie Harris (Homer); Russell G. Jones (Leader, Runaway); Jenny Jules (Penny); Ken Marks (Colonel); Jacob Ming-Trent(Fourth, Odyssey Dog); Tonye Patano (Third Runaway); andJulian Rozzell Jr. (Second Runaway). Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

David Byrne & Cast of HERE LIES LOVE to Host Panel at Apple Store in SoHo this WeekendDavid Byrne & Cast of HERE LIES LOVE to Host Panel at Apple Store in SoHo this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Apple Store in SoHo (103 Prince Street) will host a special afternoon with composer/creator David Byrne along with the cast of the hit off-Broadway musical Here Lies Love on Saturday afternoon, October 25th from 2 to 3 p.m. (more...)

The Public Extends New Musical THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDEThe Public Extends New Musical THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Public Theater announced a two-week extension today for The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical based on the nationally best-selling novel of the same name by Jonathan Lethem. With a book by Itamar Moses, music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, and conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude began previews on Tuesday, September 30 and was officially scheduled to close on Sunday, November 2. It will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, November 16. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Celebrates Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 23, 2014

The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2. BroadwayWorld brings you phtotos from opening night below! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Opens at the PublicReview Roundup: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Opens at the Public
by Review Roundups - Oct 22, 2014

The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2, with an official press opening tonight, October 22. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Gregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next MonthGregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

?The new musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL is currently undergoing a New York workshop, concluding with invited rehearsals for industry members on November 6 and 7. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 21–December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). The company opening is scheduled for Friday, November 28. The official press opening will follow on Saturday, November 29. (more...)

Adam Chanler-Berat and More Star in THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, Opening Tonight at the PublicAdam Chanler-Berat and More Star in THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, Opening Tonight at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

The Public Theater presents THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE runs through Sunday, November 2, with an official press opening tonight, October 22. (more...)

Storm Large, Largo, Penny Arcade, GOD HATES THIS SHOW and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 11/2Storm Large, Largo, Penny Arcade, GOD HATES THIS SHOW and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows this week, October 22 through November 2, 2014. Visit us at www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. Details below! (more...)

Juliana Nash, Nell Benjamin, Nathan Jackson, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Greg Pierce and More Among MTC's Alfred P. Sloan CommissionsJuliana Nash, Nell Benjamin, Nathan Jackson, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Greg Pierce and More Among MTC's Alfred P. Sloan Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announce recent recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions for Manhattan Theatre Club. The commissioned writers are Jeff Augustin (Little Children Dream of God), Courtney Baron (A Very Common Procedure) and Juliana Nash (Murder Ballad), Nell Benjamin (The Explorers Club), Madeline George (The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence), Tom Holloway (And No More Shall We Part), Nathan Jackson (Broke-ology), Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (An Octoroon), Greg Pierce (Slowgirl), and Alexandra Wood (The Initiate). (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, Starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran & MoreBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, Starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2014

The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2, with an official press opening tomorrow, Wednesday, October 22. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The New Group's STICKS AND BONES Begins Previews TonightThe New Group's STICKS AND BONES Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

David Rabe's Sticks and Bones launches The New Group's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer and Raviv Ullman. Previews begin tonight, October 21 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, November 6. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

LAVENDER NIGHT OUT Benefit Set for the Pasadena Playhouse, 11/6LAVENDER NIGHT OUT Benefit Set for the Pasadena Playhouse, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse presents Lavender Night Out a benefit in support of art, inclusion and equality featuring a Premiere Week performance of Diana Son's GLADD Media Award winning play STOP KISS on Thursday, November 6, 2014. The festivities start at 6:30pm at The Pasadena Playhouse, with the STOP KISS performance at 8:00pm followed by dessert and drinks with the cast and director. (more...)

GOD HATES THIS SHOW, Starring Erin Markey, to Play Halloween Show at Joe's PubGOD HATES THIS SHOW, Starring Erin Markey, to Play Halloween Show at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

GOD HATES THIS SHOW: Shirley Phelps-Roper In Concert, Live From Hell, written and directed by John J. Caswell, Jr. and starring Erin Markey, will play a one night only exclusive public and industry invited engagement at Joe's Pub. (more...)

CSC's ALLEGRO Cast and More Set for Panel, Performance at 92Y, 10/22CSC's ALLEGRO Cast and More Set for Panel, Performance at 92Y, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

In advance of Classic Stage Company's rare production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's 1947 musical Allegro, CSC's artistic director Brian Kulick and Tony Award-winning director John Doyle lead a conversation on the legendary team's most personal, groundbreaking and little-known work. The discussion also includes Ted Chapin, president and executive director of Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company, and cast members George Abud, Claybourne Elder, and Jane Pfitsch. (more...)

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