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Obie Winner Eric Ting Joins Cincinnati Playhouse's Associate Artists ProgramObie Winner Eric Ting Joins Cincinnati Playhouse's Associate Artists Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Artistic Director Blake Robison announced today that Obie Award-winning director Eric Ting will be added next season to the theatre's Associate Artists program, which was launched by Robison in 2013 for his second season at the Playhouse. Ting will join current associate artists Timothy Douglas, Michael Evan Haney and KJ Sanchez, who have served the Playhouse in that capacity for the past two years. (more...)

REBORNING Begins Next Month at the Fountain TheatreREBORNING Begins Next Month at the Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Launching the Fountain Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season, Simon Levy directs Kristin Carey, Ryan Doucette, Joanna Strapp - and some very unusual, one-of-a-kind dolls - in the Los Angeles premiere of Reborning by Zayd Dohrn. How far would you go to create a family? A darkly funny psychological thriller that takes an unsettling look at work, motherhood and the power of healing, Reborning opens at the Fountain Theatre on Jan. 24. (more...)

CTG's 'PRETTY FILTHY' to Open Jan 31 at Abrons Arts Center in NYCCTG's 'PRETTY FILTHY' to Open Jan 31 at Abrons Arts Center in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

The Civilians' "Pretty Filthy," A New Musical About The Other Hollywood," with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, book by Bess Wohl and directed by Steve Cosson, is set to open January 31 and play through March 1, 2015, at the Abrons Arts Center in New York City. (more...)

West End Production of Kander and Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS to Close 2/21West End Production of Kander and Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS to Close 2/21
by Anna Bencivengo - Dec 1, 2014

Although the production won the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards just yesterday, The Scottsboro Boys will play its final performance at the Garrick Theatre February 21, 2015. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning TonightTonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, running tonight, November 21, through December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). (more...)

Bryce Pinkham and More to Join The Civilians' A PRETTY FILTHY EVENING at 54 Below Next MonthBryce Pinkham and More to Join The Civilians' A PRETTY FILTHY EVENING at 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, is proud to have THE CIVILIANS present A Pretty Filthy Evening on Dec. 2, 2014. (more...)

Mike Bencivenga to Receive Abingdon's 2014 Christopher Brian Wolk AwardMike Bencivenga to Receive Abingdon's 2014 Christopher Brian Wolk Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company announces that playwright Mike Bencivenga, author of the recent Off-Broadway hit Billy & Ray, will receive its 2014 Christopher Brian Wolk Award for his play SUMMER ON FIRE. A presentation of the award and staged reading of the play is set for Monday, December 15, starting at 7:00pm in the June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, in Manhattan. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Ann Harada & More to Star in Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE; Michael Mayer DirectsMatt Doyle, Ann Harada & More to Star in Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE; Michael Mayer Directs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Vineyard Theatre today announced that the world premiere of the musical BROOKLYNITE, helmed by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, SPRING AWAKENING), would begin performances Friday January 29th, with an opening night set for Wednesday February 25th. This limited engagement continues through Sunday March 22nd. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

TAMBURLAINE, PARTS I and II Opens this Sunday at Theatre for a New AudienceTAMBURLAINE, PARTS I and II Opens this Sunday at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Christopher Marlowe's 1587 epic Tamburlaine, Parts I and II, edited and directed by Olivier Award-winner Michael Boyd and starring John Douglas Thompson, opens Sunday, November 16, at 1:00pm at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

Robert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 SeasonRobert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces five shows for its 2015/2016 season, featuring all new works, including the world-premiere musical Come from Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by acclaimed Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley; the world premiere of Indecent, co-created by director Rebecca Taichman (Playhouse's Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Milk Like Sugar), and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive), co-produced with Yale Repertory Theatre; and Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington (Memphis, The Wiz), directed by The Cosby Show's Phylicia Rashad, which had its first workshop during the Playhouse's 2014 DNA New Work Series. (more...)

Clare Barron Receives Vineyard Theatre's Paula Vogel AwardClare Barron Receives Vineyard Theatre's Paula Vogel Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Vineyard Theatre today announced that Clare Barron has been awarded the 2014 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, presented annually to an emerging playwright of exceptional promise. (more...)

BWW Feature: Utah Repertory Theater Company Hosts [TITLE OF SHOW] Tony-Nominated Writer Hunter Bell for Opening Weekend, WorkshopBWW Feature: Utah Repertory Theater Company Hosts [TITLE OF SHOW] Tony-Nominated Writer Hunter Bell for Opening Weekend, Workshop
by Blair Howell - Oct 27, 2014

Utah Repertory Theater Company will stage the state premiere of the Broadway musical '[title of show]' Nov. 7-16, 2014, at the Sugar Space Black Box Theater in Sugarhouse and Nov. 21-22 at the Covey Center in Provo. (more...)

PS122 Announces 2015 COIL Festival LineupPS122 Announces 2015 COIL Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Performance Space 122's contemporary performance festival, COIL, returns for its tenth anniversary year. Known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance, this year's COIL 2015 festival spans interdisciplinary art working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where and when performance is experienced. (more...)

AVENUE Q Returning to NCTC this Holiday SeasonAVENUE Q Returning to NCTC this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

This holiday season, get ready for more outrageously delightful songs and charmingly naughty puppets, as New Conservatory Theatre Center presents the return of its sold-out, record-breaking hit Avenue Q, with music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, book by Jeff Whitty, based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. (more...)

Photo Flash: New York City Children's Theater Announces New Name, 2014-15 SeasonPhoto Flash: New York City Children's Theater Announces New Name, 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

New York City elected officials Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Staten Island Deputy Borough President Ed Burke, WPIX's Emmy-award winning 'Morning News' host Sukanya Krishnan and other esteemed friends and supporters attended a press reception where New York City Children's Theater (formerly Making Books Sing) announced their new name and 2014-15 season on Tuesday, October 21st at the Vineyard Theater. Scroll down for photos from the announcement! (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...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's BILLY & RAYPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's BILLY & RAY
by Walter McBride - Oct 22, 2014

'Mad Men' star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway's Larry Pine (CASA VALENTINA) play Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, respectively, in BILLY & RAY, Mike Bencivenga's new play -- directed by the legendary director/writer/producer Garry Marshall. Earlier this week, the show celebrated its NY premiere and opening night at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.). Check out photos from the theatre arrivals 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...)

Robert Askins' HAND TO GOD Will Open on Broadway in 2015; Steven Boyer, Marc Kudisch & More to Reprise RolesRobert Askins' HAND TO GOD Will Open on Broadway in 2015; Steven Boyer, Marc Kudisch & More to Reprise Roles
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Producer Kevin McCollum announced today that the new American play, Hand to God, will open on Broadway on April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), marking the Broadway debut of playwright Robert Askins. (more...)

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