Wilma Theatre News

Simpatico Theatre Announces Full Casting for 2017 SeasonSimpatico Theatre Announces Full Casting for 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Simpatico Theatre, under the leadership of Allen Radway (Producing Artistic Director) and Christine Bater (Managing Director) is excited to announce casting for our upcoming season, which includes IRONBOUND by Martyna Majok and HIR by Taylor Mac.  (more...)

Lauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINSLauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) continues its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of ASSASSINS, book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by James Bundy, March 17-April 8, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is March 23. (more...)

PlayPenn Announces Spring 2017 Theater and Playwriting CoursesPlayPenn Announces Spring 2017 Theater and Playwriting Courses
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

PlayPenn, Philadelphia's artist-driven organization dedicated to improving the way in which new plays are developed, has announced their Spring 2017 education offerings. (more...)

Alison Wright Completes Cast of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT on BroadwayAlison Wright Completes Cast of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Producers Stuart Thompson and Louise Gund have announced the full cast for the Broadway production of the searing new play Sweat. Alison Wright ('The Americans') joins the previously announced cast from the critically acclaimed Public Theater engagement. (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory GardensMarcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

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...)

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