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Arizona Theatre Company Names Billy Russo Managing Director to Complete Executive Management TeamArizona Theatre Company Names Billy Russo Managing Director to Complete Executive Management Team
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Arizona Theatre Company Board of Trustees has named Billy Russo as full-time Managing Director to complete the executive management team following the announcement that David Ivers will assume responsibilities as Artistic Director beginning July 1. (more...)

The Windham Theatre Guild to Present THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANKThe Windham Theatre Guild to Present THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Windham Theatre Guild presents an extraordinary theatrical event as its final Main Stage production of the season...The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, based upon 'Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl', and newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Welcomes David Ivers as New Artistic DirectorArizona Theatre Company Welcomes David Ivers as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

After a nationwide search, the Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) board of directors has named David Ivers, most recently the artistic director at Utah Shakespeare Festival, as ATC's new Artistic Director. Ivers will begin his new role on July 1. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Houston (more...)

Queensbury Theater and Holocaust Museum Houston to Offer ANNE FRANK: QUESTIONS AND PERSPECTIVES FOR TODAY TalkQueensbury Theater and Holocaust Museum Houston to Offer ANNE FRANK: QUESTIONS AND PERSPECTIVES FOR TODAY Talk
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

In preparation of the opening of the Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, Queensbury Theater in cooperation with Holocaust Museum Houston will offer a special educational presentation on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at Queensbury Theater, 12777 Queensbury Lane, Houston, Texas 77024, titled 'Anne Frank: Questions and Perspectives for Today' and presented by Dr. Mary Lee Webeck Director of Education, Holocaust Museum Houston. (more...)

MAN OF LA MANCHA, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK and More Set for Arizona Theatre Company's 2017-18 SeasonMAN OF LA MANCHA, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK and More Set for Arizona Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Following one of its most successful seasons ever, Arizona Theatre Company launches its next 50 years with a 2017-18 season full of drama, romance and music. (more...)

Chisa Hutchinson's SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER Finds Full Company at Second StageChisa Hutchinson's SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER Finds Full Company at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

As previously announced, Second Stage Theatre will begin the 2017 Uptown Series with the world premiere of Chisa Hutchinson's SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER, directed by MAY ADRALES. (more...)

Season Nine Announced at Playhouse on Park!Season Nine Announced at Playhouse on Park!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Select guests at Playhouse on Park theater this past Sunday night were the first to learn of the 2017-2018 Mainstage Series. Joined by Executive Director Tracy Flater and Co-Artistic Director Darlene Zoller, Co-Artistic Director Sean Harris spoke from the stage with fervor: 'We are passionate about these pieces, and that resonates [with] the cast, crew, and design team. And because we're so intimate here, it'll bleed over into the audience. [Theater] becomes a communal experience, a beautiful event.' All three Co-Founders went on to announce Season Nine at Playhouse on Park: (more...)

Geva Announces Exciting 2017-2018 Season: Inspiring Stories for Extraordinary PeopleGeva Announces Exciting 2017-2018 Season: Inspiring Stories for Extraordinary People
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Geva Theatre Center's Artistic Director Mark Cuddy and Executive Director Christopher Mannelli are proud to announce the 11 major productions and events of the much anticipated 2017-2018 Season, the non-profit theatre's 45th year of making professional theatre of a national standard in Rochester. (more...)

LIGHTS OUT, SKELETON CREW and More Set for People's Light's 2017-18 SeasonLIGHTS OUT, SKELETON CREW and More Set for People's Light's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The 2017-2018 Season at People's Light features iconic and intimate stories of heroism and hope, rebellion and romance. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Seeks Students for THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANKMaltz Jupiter Theatre Seeks Students for THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is offering local middle and high school students the chance to produce a powerful historic drama. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, and More Lead Cleveland Play House 2017 SeasonSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, and More Lead Cleveland Play House 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Cleveland Play House's newly announced 2017-18 Season contains a wide range of work certain to captivate, enlighten, excite and engage Cleveland audiences. Bursting with action, adventure, romance, and suspense, audiences will find joy in unexpected places in each production this Season.  The Season will include a swashbuckling romantic comedy, an urgent revival of an international classic, soul-shaking gospel performances, a political thriller from a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, a Tony Award-winning musical, and an electrifying athletic drama that packs a punch. With characters ranging from rebels and outsiders, to misfits, revolutionaries and geniuses, audiences will be swept up into the stories of one and all, and will be reminded that the most efficient way to resolve conflict whether on the stage or in life, is through collaboration.   (more...)

The Wallis and Deaf West Theatre Join Forces Once Again for EDWARD ALBEE'S AT HOME AT THE ZOOThe Wallis and Deaf West Theatre Join Forces Once Again for EDWARD ALBEE'S AT HOME AT THE ZOO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Deaf West Theatre (DWT), the performing arts organizations behind the Tony Award-nominated and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, reunite to bring multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo to life in an innovative and new production. Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo begins previews on March 7 and will open in the Lovelace Studio Theater at The Wallis on Friday, March 10. It will run through March 26. This production is made possible by the generous support of Meeghan and Michael Nemeroff. (more...)

Lee Street Theatre and St. Thomas Players Bring Anne Frank's Diary to LifeLee Street Theatre and St. Thomas Players Bring Anne Frank's Diary to Life
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

When the Nazis arrested 15-year-old Anne Frank in 1944, her diary was tucked away in a briefcase, and had the Nazis not dumped its contents during a search for what they might call 'valuables,' the diary would have been lost to time.  (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season of ShowsMaltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

???????Get ready for a spectacular year with the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2017/18 season! (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre Announces Winter CastingGettysburg Community Theatre Announces Winter Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, announces casting for their upcoming winter production. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Fete Austin Pendleton at LOVE N' COURAGE GalaTheater for the New City to Fete Austin Pendleton at LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theater for the New City's Executive Director, Crystal Field, has announced that they will honor celebrated actor/director/teacher Austin Pendleton at this year's annual fundraising gala LOVE N' COURAGE. (more...)

New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

New Repertory Theatre has extended Fiddler on the Roof, running December 2, 2016- January 1, 2017 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 11/13/2016Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 11/13/2016
by BWW - Nov 13, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/13/2016 for San Francisco (more...)

New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

New Repertory Theatre has extended Fiddler on the Roof, running December 2, 2016- January 1, 2017 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

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