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Warren Leight News

Date of Birth: January 17, 1957 (59)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
THE 24 HOUR PLAYS on Broadway to Honor Tony Nominated Director Leigh SilvermanTHE 24 HOUR PLAYS on Broadway to Honor Tony Nominated Director Leigh Silverman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

This year, The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway will honor Leigh Silverman -- director of MCC's current production of Neil LaBute's All The Ways to Say I Love You starring Judith Light and The New Group's upcoming production of Sweet Charity starring Sutton Foster -- with the Artistic Inspiration Award. (more...)

Penguin Rep Closes Season With Award-Winning DANIEL'S HUSBANDPenguin Rep Closes Season With Award-Winning DANIEL'S HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning theatre in Stony Point, New York, under the leadership of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn, closes its 2016 season with the New York premiere of Daniel's Husband by Michael McKeever from September 23 through October 16, 2016. In Daniel's Husband, Mitchell and Daniel are the ideal couple, everything but married. Mitchell does not believe in marriage; Daniel does. "When their life together takes a shocking and unexpected turn," says Mr. Brancato, who will stage the production at Penguin Rep, "we learn about the power and pain of love in this breathtaking new play." (more...)

Mile Square Theatre's 7TH INNING STRETCH Starts Next WeekMile Square Theatre's 7TH INNING STRETCH Starts Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Mile Square Theatre (MST), Hudson County's leading professional theatre, brings back its signature event 7th INNING STRETCH: 7 10-MINUTE PLAYS ABOUT BASEBALL. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre to Bring Back 7TH INNING STRETCH 10-Minute Play EventMile Square Theatre to Bring Back 7TH INNING STRETCH 10-Minute Play Event
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Mile Square Theatre (MST), Hudson County's leading professional theatre, brings back its signature event 7th INNING STRETCH: 7 10-MINUTE PLAYS ABOUT BASEBALL. (more...)

NBC Picks Up New Drama Series from Tony Award-Winning PlaywrightNBC Picks Up New Drama Series from Tony Award-Winning Playwright
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

NBC has given a pilot production commitment to the new drama SALVATION, from Tony Award winning playwright Warren Leight, CRASH's Paul Haggis and Sony TV. (more...)

PETE 'N' KEELY to Open This August Saint Michael's PlayhousePETE 'N' KEELY to Open This August Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the August 3rd opening of the musical comedy Pete 'n' Keely, at Saint Michael's Playhouse (August 3 - 13).  (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents, A World Premiere, LONG GONE DADDYMile Square Theatre Presents, A World Premiere, LONG GONE DADDY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, is proud to present the second production of its 2016 season - the world premiere of LONG GONE DADDY, written and performed by MST's playwright-in-residence Joseph Gallo.  Directed by MST artistic director Chris O'Connor, performances begin July 20 and run through August 7 in the company's new venue, located at 1400 Clinton Street in Hoboken. (more...)

BWW Interview: Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director of The Powerhouse TheaterBWW Interview: Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director of The Powerhouse Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - May 2, 2016

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced a few of the projects tapped for the upcoming 32nd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season which stages full productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress, among other developmental programming. (more...)

Ain Gordon World Premiere Set for Painted Bride Arts CenterAin Gordon World Premiere Set for Painted Bride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

1972: Dr. John Fryer dons an oversize tuxedo and rubber joke shop mask to become Dr. Henry Anonymous and confront the American Psychiatric Association with these words: 'I am a homosexual, I am a psychiatrist.' The latest work by renowned theatre artist Ain Gordon, 217 Boxes of Dr. Henry Anonymous, is a new play drawn from the 217 boxes of archive materials from national LGBT activist of Dr. John Fryer discovered by Ain Gordon during his two-year embedded artist status at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP). This new work is set to run, May 5-7, at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. All performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $20. Painted Bride and Historical Society of Pennsylvania members can save $5. Tickets and more information are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215.925.9914. (more...)

MMT's LEAP OF FAITH to Bring Miracles and Praise to New Century TheatreMMT's LEAP OF FAITH to Bring Miracles and Praise to New Century Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Minneapolis Musical Theatre (MMT) concludes its 2015-2016 season with LEAP OF FAITH makings its area debut April 29-May 22, 2016 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore to Present SIDE MANPlayers Club of Swarthmore to Present SIDE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

?The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Side Man, a Tony Award-winning play by Warren Leight, April 8 & 9 at 8 p.m., 10 at 2 p.m., 14 at 7:30 p.m., 15 & 16 at 8 p.m., 2016.  Admission is $10 at the door (no advance sales). (more...)

BUYER AND CELLAR, FINDING DR. RUTH & More Set for Penguin Rep's 2016 SeasonBUYER AND CELLAR, FINDING DR. RUTH & More Set for Penguin Rep's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Penguin Rep Theatre, under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, announces its 2016 season, the professional Equity company's 39th at its home in Stony Point (Rockland County), New York, a season filled with current and controversial subject matter. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of OLD HATS!Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of OLD HATS!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 19, 2016

Signature Theatre presents a special return engagement of Old Hats, created and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner, with music and lyrics by and featuring Shaina Taub, directed by Tina Landau. The production officially opened last night, February 18, and will now play an extended run through April 3, 2016 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Paul Lucas' TRANS SCRIPTS Gets Sold-Out Reading Tonight at American Repertory TheaterPaul Lucas' TRANS SCRIPTS Gets Sold-Out Reading Tonight at American Repertory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director, presents a reading of TRANS SCRIPTS, a groundbreaking new play about transgender identity, written by Paul Lucas, and directed by Jo Bonney, at OBERON tonight, November 23 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Tonight, November 18, 2015Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Tonight, November 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 18, 2015

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC tonight, November 18, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Wednesday, November 18, 2015Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Wednesday, November 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 16, 2015

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC on Wednesday, November 18, 2015! (more...)

Piper Perabo Leads John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, Opening Tonight at MCC TheaterPiper Perabo Leads John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, Opening Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of John Pollono's LOST GIRLS. The production is directed by Jo Bonney who last collaborated with playwright John Pollono on MCC's critically acclaimed production of Small Engine Repair. LOST GIRLS opens tonight, November 9. It is scheduled through November 29, 2015. (more...)

Paul Lucas' TRANS SCRIPTS Sells Out at American Repertory TheaterPaul Lucas' TRANS SCRIPTS Sells Out at American Repertory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director, will present a reading of TRANS SCRIPTS, a groundbreaking new play about transgender identity, written by Paul Lucas, and directed by Jo Bonney, at OBERON on Monday, November 23 at 7:30PM.  (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker Hosts La MaMa's 2015 Gala Tonight; Bridget Everett, Rufus Wainwright to PerformSarah Jessica Parker Hosts La MaMa's 2015 Gala Tonight; Bridget Everett, Rufus Wainwright to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

La MaMa will honor film producer Joy Tomchin for her activism on behalf of the LGBTQ communities; Donn Russell for his commitment to and support of nontraditional theatre; and Roberta Uno for her leadership in philanthropy and cultural diversity at the annual La MaMa Gala tonight, November 2nd at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.), it has been announced by Mia Yoo, the theater company's Artistic Director. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker to Host La MaMa's 2015 Gala; Bridget Everett, Rufus Wainwright to PerformSarah Jessica Parker to Host La MaMa's 2015 Gala; Bridget Everett, Rufus Wainwright to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

La MaMa will honor film producer Joy Tomchin for her activism on behalf of the LGBTQ communities; Donn Russell for his commitment to and support of nontraditional theatre; and Roberta Uno for her leadership in philanthropy and cultural diversity at the annual La MaMa Gala on Monday, November 2nd at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.), it has been announced by Mia Yoo, the theater company's Artistic Director. (more...)

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