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Photo Flash: First Look at WHEN I COME TO DIE at KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

From Kansas City Rep's new Playwright-in-Residence Nathan Louis Jackson (Broke-ology), comes a stunning, thought-provoking story about the power one action can have over a life and the unique precipice from which meaning and redemption can be attained. Damon Robinson, a death-row inmate, struggles to find faith and understanding about why his life has been spared after he survives a lethal injection. Befriending the prison's chaplain he sets about using his unexpected time on earth in search of answers. Appropriate for ages 13 & up. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Strikingly Realistic WHEN I COME TO DIE Comes to the Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Feb 27, 2014

Dramatic, powerful, and intense describes When I Come To Die now playing at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Copaken Stage. Nathan Louis Jackson, playwright in residence for KC Repertory, wrote the thought-provoking look at a prisoner on death roll that cheats death at his execution, only to have to relive waiting to die. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rep's Soaring Production of FLY
by Chris Gibson - Oct 23, 2013

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is presenting a modern masterpiece with their soaring production of FLY. The acting is excellent, the direction is sharply focused, and the technical achievements are spectacular. I'm probably going to run out of superlatives before I finish this review, so bear with me as I gush on about one of the most amazing examples of 'action' theatre that I've had the privilege to witness. FLY is a theatrical experience that pays tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II in a most remarkable way, and it's an absolute must-see event. (more...)

Tuskegee Airmen Tribute FLY Continues The Rep's 47th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) presents the inspiring playFly by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan and directed by Ricardo Khan. This extraordinary and uplifting production will be performed on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road (on the campus of Webster University), Webster Groves, October 16-November 10, 2013. (more...)

FLY to Open Cincinnati Playhouse's 2013-14 Season, 9/7-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

The inspiring story of World War II's heroic Tuskegee Airmen is brought to vivid life in FLY by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan. The play opens the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Robert S. Marx Theatre season from Sept. 7 through Oct. 5. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Falls Short of Broadway Recoup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2013

According to the New York Times, the show fell short of recouping its $3.6 million capitalization. The show's final week proved to be the strongest in ticket sales, bringing in $721,456. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Starring Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker, Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

Tony Award-winner Scarlett Johansson, Ciaran Hinds, Benjamin Walker and Emmy Award-winner Debra Monk end their runs in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF when it takes its final bows on Broadway today, March 30, 2013. Directed by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF plays at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street) where it opened January 17. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Enters Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

This is the last week to see Tony Award-winner Scarlett Johansson, Ciaran Hinds, Benjamin Walker and Emmy Award-winner Debra Monk in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Directed by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford, this limited engagement must end Saturday, March 30. CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF is playing at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street) where it opened January 17 (previews began December 18). (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

There are only 2 more weeks to see Tony Award-winner Scarlett Johansson, Ciaran Hinds, Benjamin Walker and Emmy Award-winner Debra Monk in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Opening Night Party!
by Walter McBride - Jan 18, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all of the excitement and glamour of the evening. Check out photos from the opening night party below! (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Starring Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker, Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Opening night of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, will begin tonight, January 17, and will play a limited engagement for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). (more...)

Scarlett Johansson Visits CBS SUNDAY MORNING Today
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2013

Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson, now starring in the Broadway production of "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof," tells CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD that she hates the nickname "ScarJo" which she's acquired in the media as her popularity has risen. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 1/13
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson, now starring in the Broadway production of "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof," tells CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD that she hates the nickname "ScarJo" which she's acquired in the media as her popularity has risen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Benjamin Walker, Scarlett Johansson & More in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Performances of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, began on December 18. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens January 17 and will play a limited engagement for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you just-released production shots below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: First Look at Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2013

Performances of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, began on December 18. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens January 17 and will play a limited engagement for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Johansson and Walker onstage in the photo below! (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Starring Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker, Begins Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

Performances of Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, begin tonight, Tuesday, December 18 at 7pm. CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF opens January 17 and will play a limited engagement for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Scarlett Johansson, Benjamin Walker and More Talk Broadway's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2012

Watch stars Scarlett Johansson, Ciarán Hinds, Benjamin Walker, Debra Monk and director Rob Ashford talk about bringing Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF to Broadway. Click below to watch! (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Announces Student Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2012

Student rush tickets will be available to Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciaran Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford beginning December 18 when performances begin. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF'S Benjamin Walker, Scarlett Johansson and More Meet the Press
by Walter McBride - Nov 28, 2012

The Richard Rodgers Theatre box office (226 West 46th Street) is now open for tickets to Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciaran Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens Thursday, January 17, 2013. Previews begin Tuesday, December 18. This limited engagement runs for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013. The cast met the press yesterday, and you can check out full photo coverage below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Benjamin Walker, Scarlett Johansson and Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Meet the Press!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

The Richard Rodgers Theatre box office (226 West 46th Street) is now open for tickets to Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciaran Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens Thursday, January 17, 2013. Previews begin Tuesday, December 18. This limited engagement runs for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013. The cast met the press earlier today, and you can check out a photo preview below. Be sure to check back later for full coverage! (more...)

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