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Warren Leight News

Date of Birth: January 17, 1957 (59)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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...)

Piper Perabo Leads John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, Beginning Tonight at MCC TheaterPiper Perabo Leads John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, Beginning Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of John Pollono's LOST GIRLS. Golden Globe nominated star of stage and screen, Piper Perabo-who recently completed five seasons of the USA's popular drama series 'Covert Affairs' for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination, and was last seen onstage in the Broadway and MCC Theater productions of Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty-stars alongside Ebon Moss-Bachrach (HBO's 'Girls'), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal), Tasha Lawrence (Good People, The Whale), and newcomers Lizzy DeClement and Josh Green. (more...)

Broadway's Andy Karl to Guest Star on NBC's LAW & ORDER: SVU
by - Sep 28, 2015

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Two-Time Tony Nominee Heading to LAW & ORDER: SVUTwo-Time Tony Nominee Heading to LAW & ORDER: SVU
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

Another stage vet will soon be headed to NBC's LAW & ORDER: SVU. (more...)

MCC Theater Taps Television Star to Lead John Pollono's LOST GIRLS; Full Cast SetMCC Theater Taps Television Star to Lead John Pollono's LOST GIRLS; Full Cast Set
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

MCC Theater has just announced the the New York premiere of John Pollono's Lost Girls, BroadwayWorld has confirmed.  Golden Globe nominated star of stage and screen, Piper Perabo-who recently completed five seasons of the USA's popular drama series "Covert Affairs" for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination, and was last seen onstage in the Broadway and MCC Theater productions of Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty-stars alongside Ebon Moss-Bachrach (HBO's "Girls"), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal), Tasha Lawrence (Good People, The Whale), and newcomers Lizzy DeClement and Josh Green.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CYMBELINE in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CYMBELINE in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 11, 2015

The Public Theater presents Cymbeline, the second show of The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Directed by Tony Award winnerDaniel Sullivan and featuring the previously announced Hamish Linklater as Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Lily Rabe as Imogen, Cymbeline runs through Sunday, August 23, and opened last night, August 10. The Public began the Free Shakespeare in the Park season with THE TEMPEST. (more...)

Minneapolis Musical Theatre to Stage LEAP OF FAITH in 2016Minneapolis Musical Theatre to Stage LEAP OF FAITH in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Minneapolis Musical Theatre's (MMT) Leap of Faith makes its area premiere April 29-May 22, 2016, at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2015. To purchase and for more information, call 612.455.9501, visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org or buy in person (no service fees) at the New Century Theatre (615 Hennepin Ave., street level, City Center). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/17/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/17/2015
by BWW - May 17, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/17/2015 for Chicago (more...)

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