Wilma Theatre News

New Shows from Award-Winning Emerging Directors on Sale TodayNew Shows from Award-Winning Emerging Directors on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Two comic Chekhov shorts The Bear and The Proposal will be directed by Lucy J Skilbeck Dael Orlandersmith's incisive drama Yellowman will be directed by Nancy Medina Skilbeck and Medina are the winners of Genesis Future Directors Awards for 2017  (more...)

Jim James Delivers A Hopeful Message with 'Here In Spirit' VideoJim James Delivers A Hopeful Message with 'Here In Spirit' Video
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The official video for “Here In Spirit” – the first single from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James' acclaimed new solo album, Eternally Even (ATO/Capitol Records) – premiered today on The Atlantic's website. (more...)

Julliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017Julliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances: Edition 2016 featuring four world-premiere dances by choreographers John Heginbotham (First-Year Dancers), Katarzyna Skarpetowska, (Second-Year Dancers), Pam Tanowitz (Third-Year Dancers), and Matthew Neenan (Fourth-Year Dancers).  Heginbotham and Skarpetowska are Juilliard alums, and Tanowitz and Neenan are returning as New Dances choreographers.  (more...)

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Opens Tonight at Walnut Street TheatreA CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Opens Tonight at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with The Irish Repertory Theatre of New York's adaptation Dylan Thomas' iconic, A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES. Directed by Aaron Cromie, the production began with previews on November 15th, opens tonight, November 17th, and continues through December 23rd. (more...)

Twin Limb + Jim James Cover Mazzy Star's Fade Into You Via PitchforkTwin Limb + Jim James Cover Mazzy Star's Fade Into You Via Pitchfork
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Pitchfork has premiered Twin Limb's cover of Mazzy Star's “Fade Into You” with My Morning Jacket's Jim James and Bo Koster. Watch the live video here. It was filmed by Dave Boone and Chad Haverly and edited by Boone. (more...)

Jim James Announces Solo Album Out 11/4 + TourJim James Announces Solo Album Out 11/4 + Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Defying categorization, James' second solo project, Eternally Even, co-produced by Blake Mills (Alabama Shakes) and Jim James, is a heart-thumping call to action. The timing of its release, smack in the middle of election season, is no accident. (more...)

Works & Process at The Guggenheim Presents 'Juilliard Dance: New Dances', 11/20Works & Process at The Guggenheim Presents 'Juilliard Dance: New Dances', 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

On Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at The Guggenheim presents excerpts of new works by four innovative choreographers performed by Juilliard Dance students prior to premiere-John Heginbotham (1st year); Katarzyna Skarpetowska (2nd year); Pam Tanowitz (3rd year); and Matthew Neenan (4th year). Artistic director Lawrence Rhodes discusses the creative process with the choreographers. (more...)

Twin Limb Release New Album + Cover CAN's Yoo Doo RightTwin Limb Release New Album + Cover CAN's Yoo Doo Right
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Louisville trio Twin Limb have released the digital version of their mesmerizing debut full-length album Haplo today via Suretone Records. (more...)

Jim James' New Solo Album Eternally Even Now Streaming Via NPR's First ListenJim James' New Solo Album Eternally Even Now Streaming Via NPR's First Listen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Eternally Even, the new solo album from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, is streaming exclusively HERE as part of NPR's “First Listen” series. (more...)

The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCEThe Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at QuintessenceJanis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Jim James Releases  'Here In Spirit', First Single from New Solo AlbumJim James Releases 'Here In Spirit', First Single from New Solo Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

'Here In Spirit,” the new single from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, is out today. Download “Here in Spirit” HERE, view the static video HERE and stream on Apple Music and Spotify.  (more...)

Mary Beth Fisher and James Vincent Meredith to Star in ROZ AND RAY at Victory GardensMary Beth Fisher and James Vincent Meredith to Star in ROZ AND RAY at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42st season with the world premiere of Roz and Ray, written by Karen Hartman and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Roz and Ray features Mary Beth Fisher (Roz) and James Vincent Meredith (Ray). This World Premiere runs November 11 - December 11, 2016, with the press performance on Friday, November 18, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at QuintessenceJanis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Premieres Tonight at WP TheaterLisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Premieres Tonight at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

WP Theater welcomes Obie Award Winning actress Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) and rising actress Jessica Luck, joining two-time Grammy-nominated comedian Lisa Lampanelli (HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show) and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella) in completing the cast for the world premiere of STUFFED, a new play written by Lampanelli, with additional material by Ashley Austin Morris. (more...)

All-New Chicago Cast Set for Regional Debut of MEN ON BOATS at ATCAll-New Chicago Cast Set for Regional Debut of MEN ON BOATS at ATC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

American Theater Company (ATC) announces casting for its regional premiere of Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, Jan. 6-Feb. 12, 2017, immediately following the production's acclaimed Off Broadway run directed by ATC Artistic Director Will Davis at Playwrights Horizons. Davis also helms the ATC production, with an all new Chicago cast. (more...)

Larry Daggett to Headline Fiddlehead Theatre's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERTLarry Daggett to Headline Fiddlehead Theatre's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Meg Fofonoff and Stacey Stephens, Producing Artistic Directors of Fiddlehead Theatre Company, today announce the cast and production team for the exclusive Boston premiere of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT: The Musical. (more...)

Grammy Winners Ghost Enter Top Rock Albums Chart at No. 1 With Popestar EPGrammy Winners Ghost Enter Top Rock Albums Chart at No. 1 With Popestar EP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Grammy Award-winning band Ghost have earned the No. 1 position on Billboard's Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums charts with their new EP Popestar. (more...)

Jim James Shares 'Same Old Lie' + Pre-order and Tour Tickets On-Sale TodayJim James Shares 'Same Old Lie' + Pre-order and Tour Tickets On-Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Purposefully released in the midst of possibly one of the most politically controversial elections to date, James' new music is a call to action. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED World Premiere Starts Tonight at WP TheaterLisa Lampanelli's STUFFED World Premiere Starts Tonight at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

WP Theater welcomes Obie Award Winning actress Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) and rising actress Jessica Luck, joining two-time Grammy-nominated comedian Lisa Lampanelli (HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show) and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella) in completing the cast for the world premiere of STUFFED, a new play written by Lampanelli, with additional material by Ashley Austin Morris. (more...)

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