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Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for WINTER HILL at Octagon Theatre BoltonPhoto Flash: In Rehearsals for WINTER HILL at Octagon Theatre Bolton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Octagon Theatre Bolton have released rehearsal images for the forthcoming World Premiere of Winter Hill, the new play from internationally acclaimed playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker, author of the Olivier award winning Our Country's Good and most recently Jefferson's Garden. (more...)

BWW Interview: Five on Friday with THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE's Nondumiso Lwazi MsimangaBWW Interview: Five on Friday with THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE's Nondumiso Lwazi Msimanga
by David Fick - Apr 14, 2017

Although she is a successful writer, theatre-maker, academic and lecturer, Nondumiso Lwazi Msimanga's work as a gender activist is arguably the defining feature of her work. Her current project, THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE, opened at the POPArt Performing Arts Centre last night. (more...)

Nondumiso Lwazi Msimanga to Stage THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE for the Market Theatre Lab at POPArtNondumiso Lwazi Msimanga to Stage THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE for the Market Theatre Lab at POPArt
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Nondumiso Lwazi Msimanga will stage Timberlake Wertenbaker's THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE as part of POPArt and the Market Theatre Laboratory's season of Greek classics, refreshed and retold for contemporary South African audiences. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Timberlake Wertenbaker's WINTER HILL at the Octagon TheatreFull Cast Announced for Timberlake Wertenbaker's WINTER HILL at the Octagon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Octagon Theatre Bolton has announced full casting for their forthcoming world premiere production of Timberlake Wertenbaker's new play Winter Hill. (more...)

Carey Perloff to Depart American Conservatory Theater After 25 Years at the HelmCarey Perloff to Depart American Conservatory Theater After 25 Years at the Helm
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

After 25 years at the helm, Carey Perloff, artistic director at American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), announced today that she will be departing the Bay Area's premier nonprofit theater organization following the conclusion of the 2017-18 season. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/17 - AMERICAN IDIOT Review and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/17 - AMERICAN IDIOT Review and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Check out the top stories from Los Angeles you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Octagon Theatre Bolton to Stage Premiere of WINTER HILLOctagon Theatre Bolton to Stage Premiere of WINTER HILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

???????Octagon Theatre Bolton is proud to present the world premiere of Winter Hill, the new play from internationally acclaimed playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker, author of the Olivier award winning Our Country's Good and most recently Jefferson's Garden. The production's all-female cast will be directed by Octagon Artistic Director Elizabeth Newman. (more...)

Gregory Harrison to Play Title Role in JEFFERSON'S GARDEN at LATWGregory Harrison to Play Title Role in JEFFERSON'S GARDEN at LATW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Gregory Harrison stars as Thomas Jefferson in a gripping, powerful and timely play - the American premiere of Jefferson's Garden - by internationally acclaimed playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker (Our Country's Good) that brings a fresh slant and theatrical inventiveness to the story of the American Revolution. (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works to Record JEFFERSON'S GARDENL.A. Theatre Works to Record JEFFERSON'S GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The American premiere of Jefferson's Garden will be recorded at L.A. Theatre Works, March 23-26 at UCLA's James Bridges Theater. (more...)

Greater D.C.-Area Theaters Prep for Return of Women's Voices Theater Festival in 2018Greater D.C.-Area Theaters Prep for Return of Women's Voices Theater Festival in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The seven originating theaters of the Women's Voices Theater Festival - Arena Stage, Ford's Theatre, Round House Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company - have announced preliminary details for the second installment of the Women's Voices Theater Festival, January 15 - February 15, 2018. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's  2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege SeasonGender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

DEATH OF A SALESMAN, JEFFERSON'S GARDEN, THE WIZ and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonDEATH OF A SALESMAN, JEFFERSON'S GARDEN, THE WIZ and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2017-2018 season will include Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman directed by Stephen Rayne; the American premiere of Jefferson's Garden by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed by Nataki Garrett; the fantastical musical The Wiz directed by Kent Gash; and A Christmas Carol with Craig Wallace reprising the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.          (more...)

Miranda Hart To Make West End Stage Debut As Miss Hannigan In ANNIEMiranda Hart To Make West End Stage Debut As Miss Hannigan In ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart, will make her West End Theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie opening in the West End in May 2017.  Previews at the Piccadilly Theatre will begin on 23 May 2017 with opening night on 5 June 2017. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for I CAPTURE THE CASTLEFull Casting Announced for I CAPTURE THE CASTLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

In 2017 Watford Palace Theatre proudly presents the world premiere musical I Capture the Castle, based on the iconic novel by Dodie Smith, and co-produced with the Octagon Theatre Bolton and Kevin Wallace Limited, in association with Deborah Ward. (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep to Present Timberlake Wertenbaker's OUR COUNTRY'S GOODBrown/Trinity Rep to Present Timberlake Wertenbaker's OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs continue their season with Our Country's Good, by Timberlake Wertenbaker, a captivating exploration of the purpose of art and the resilience of the human spirit. Our Country's Good, under the direction of Ashley Teague ('17), runs Feb. 23 - March 11, 2017. (more...)

Bristol Old Vic Young Company Kicks Off 2017 Studio Walkabout Season with THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALEBristol Old Vic Young Company Kicks Off 2017 Studio Walkabout Season with THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Bristol Old Vic Young Company's January production gives the senior members of the company a chance to explore their political voices and address the issues that concern them today. (more...)

Kenyon Phillips to Star in Jason Craig & Dave Malloy's BEARDO Off-Broadway This WinterKenyon Phillips to Star in Jason Craig & Dave Malloy's BEARDO Off-Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Pipeline Theatre Company has announced Beardo, with book and lyrics by Jason Craig (Beowulf - A Thousand Years of Baggage), music by Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), and directed by Ellie Heyman (The Traveling Imaginary). Beardo will take place at St. John's Lutheran Church (155 Milton Street, Brooklyn - G Train, Greenpoint Stop). (more...)

Rifco Announces UK Tour Of New Play MISS MEENA AND THE MASALA QUEENSRifco Announces UK Tour Of New Play MISS MEENA AND THE MASALA QUEENS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Rifco Artistic Director Pravesh Kumar today announces the UK tour of the world premiere Miss Meena & the Masala Queens, written by Harvey Virdi. (more...)

Theatre503 Announces 2016 Playwriting Award Winner and Spring 2017 HighlightsTheatre503 Announces 2016 Playwriting Award Winner and Spring 2017 Highlights
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 3, 2016

Theatre 503 announce winner of 2016 Playwriting Award and Spring 2017 highlights. (more...)

Georgetown Meets Go-Go in New Musical 'WIND ME UP, MARIA!'Georgetown Meets Go-Go in New Musical 'WIND ME UP, MARIA!'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Georgetown meets DC's own percussion-driven go-go music, an offshoot of funk, in a booty-shaking new musical created by 'singular playwright-director' (Boston Globe) Professor Natsu Onoda Power, a faculty member of Georgetown University's Theater & Performance Studies Program and artistic director of the Davis Performing Arts Center, and Charles 'Shorty Corleone' Garris, music producer/educator, and lead singer of DC Go-Go band Rare Essence. (more...)

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