Working Theatre News

DEATH OF A SALESMAN, JEFFERSON'S GARDEN, THE WIZ and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonDEATH OF A SALESMAN, JEFFERSON'S GARDEN, THE WIZ and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2017-2018 season will include Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman directed by Stephen Rayne; the American premiere of Jefferson's Garden by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed by Nataki Garrett; the fantastical musical The Wiz directed by Kent Gash; and A Christmas Carol with Craig Wallace reprising the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.          (more...)

All-Star D.C. Cast Announced for RAGTIME at Ford's TheatreAll-Star D.C. Cast Announced for RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and design team for the musical Ragtime directed by Peter Flynn, choreographed by Michael Bobbitt and with Music Direction by Christopher Youstra. Ragtime plays March 10 to May 20, 2017, at historic Ford's Theatre. (more...)

J. Julian Christopher Named Director of INTAR's UNIT52J. Julian Christopher Named Director of INTAR's UNIT52
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

INTAR today announced that longtime INTAR artist J. Julian Christopher would become the Director of this year's UNIT52. UNIT52 is a company of actors who train one day a week, with a public presentation by the end of the season, which is an important element of the program. (more...)

Enrollment Open for Spring Session Acting Classes at Rubicon Theatre CompanyEnrollment Open for Spring Session Acting Classes at Rubicon Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Time to get yourself and/or your kids signed up for a fun, exciting learning experience.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents The Lake Effect, Rajiv Joseph's play about family, friendship and food. The Lake Effect will be performed in the Fielding Stage now through February 19, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Success Of Bristol Old Vic's 250th Anniversary Year Allows Redevelopment Of Foyer Spaces To Start On TimeSuccess Of Bristol Old Vic's 250th Anniversary Year Allows Redevelopment Of Foyer Spaces To Start On Time
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

2016 was one of the most successful years in Bristol Old Vic's 250 year history, heralding the dawn of a new age for the theatre company. (more...)

Geva Presents Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECTGeva Presents Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

???????Geva Theatre Center presents The Lake Effect, Rajiv Joseph's play about family, friendship and food. The Lake Effect will be performed in the Fielding Stage from February 2 to February 19. (more...)

BWW interview: Theatre Life with Tonya Beckman and Joe BrackBWW interview: Theatre Life with Tonya Beckman and Joe Brack
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 30, 2016

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Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets 2016-17 Sloan Project and Youngblood Artists, ProgrammingEnsemble Studio Theatre Sets 2016-17 Sloan Project and Youngblood Artists, Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's Youngblood and EST's Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions and EST/Youngblood members & programming for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

The World's Oldest Actor, Vladimir Zeldin, Dies at 101The World's Oldest Actor, Vladimir Zeldin, Dies at 101
by Nora Dominick - Oct 31, 2016

Vladimir Zelden, a Russian thespian and the world's oldest working theatre actor, has died at the age of 101.  (more...)

BWW Feature: Theatre UCF Shines While Blurring Line Between Academic & Professional TheatreBWW Feature: Theatre UCF Shines While Blurring Line Between Academic & Professional Theatre
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 20, 2016

Between theme parks, professional theatres, and arts organizations, Central Florida is one of the most fertile grounds for theatre artists in the country. Whether it is at Disney, Universal, Orlando Shakespeare, Mad Cow, the Orlando Rep, or any of the other wonderful organizations in town, you can find many different types of exciting theatre year-round in the City Beautiful. However, despite all of the well-known options in Orlando, one of the best-kept secrets in the community is that when it comes to consistently high quality, cutting-edge professional theatre, some of the best is at our local universities. (more...)

Underground Railway Theater Presents WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMERUnderground Railway Theater Presents WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Underground Railway Theater is proud to present Cori Thomas' When January Feels Like Summer from October 20 - November 13, 2016. When January Feels Like Summer is directed by Benny Sato Ambush. The press performance isMonday, October 24 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Pipeline Theatre Company Partners with NYPL to Present MATCHSTICK SERIES: WHILE WE SLEPTPipeline Theatre Company Partners with NYPL to Present MATCHSTICK SERIES: WHILE WE SLEPT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

This November, Pipeline Theatre Company is partnering with the New York Public Library (NYPL) to present six never before seen plays written by Pipeline's PlayLab Class of 2017 for this year's Matchstick Series: While We Slept, performed at the Jefferson Market Library (425 6th Ave, New York, NY 10011).  (more...)

Seattle Repertory Theatre Proudly Presents Public Works SeattleSeattle Repertory Theatre Proudly Presents Public Works Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the highly anticipated launch of Public Works Seattle. One of Artistic Director Braden Abraham's first major new artistic initiatives, Public Works Seattle creates theatre of the people, by the people, and for the people of our region. Adapted from the nationally recognized model built by New York City's prestigious The Public Theatre, this program seeks to engage audiences in new ways by making them creators and not just spectators. In September 2017, Seattle Rep will produce a large-scale production featuring over 100 community members on the Bagley Wright Stage, and today marks the celebratory public launch of this inaugural program's preparation. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Extends in D.C. Before Broadway RunCOME FROM AWAY Extends in D.C. Before Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Ford's Theatre Society announced today that the new Irene Sankoff and David Hein musical 'Come From Away,' based on the heart-warming true story of how a small Canadian town cared for 6,579 airline passengers stranded in Newfoundland after 9/11, has extended due to popular demand. (more...)

Ford's to Offer Free First Preview for COME FROM AWAY and More This SeasonFord's to Offer Free First Preview for COME FROM AWAY and More This Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Ford's Theatre Society announced it is partnering with TodayTix on a new Free First Preview initiative that will give away tickets to the first preview performance for all mainstage productions. (more...)

NAKED BRAZILIAN Comes to FringeNYC in Time for 2016 Olympics in RioNAKED BRAZILIAN Comes to FringeNYC in Time for 2016 Olympics in Rio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Just in time for the upcoming 2016 Olympics in Rio, the hilarious & heartwarming solo show Naked Brazilian, which tells the story of a young man's journey from Rio de Janeiro to New York City (and Harvard University) in pursuit of his dream, will run at FringeNYC August 12-21 at 64E4 Mainstage. (more...)

DOORS OPEN DAYS 2016: Go Behind The Scenes of Glasgow's TheatresDOORS OPEN DAYS 2016: Go Behind The Scenes of Glasgow's Theatres
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 4, 2016

The annual Doors Open Days Festival offers people the chance to view buildings that are not usually open to the public. (more...)

Ford's to Offer Free First Preview for COME FROM AWAY and More This SeasonFord's to Offer Free First Preview for COME FROM AWAY and More This Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Ford's Theatre Society announced it is partnering with TodayTix on a new Free First Preview initiative that will give away tickets to the first preview performance for all mainstage productions. (more...)

NAKED BRAZILIAN Comes to FringeNYC in Time for 2016 Olympics in RioNAKED BRAZILIAN Comes to FringeNYC in Time for 2016 Olympics in Rio
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Just in time for the upcoming 2016 Olympics in Rio, the hilarious & heartwarming solo show Naked Brazilian, which tells the story of a young man's journey from Rio de Janeiro to New York City (and Harvard University) in pursuit of his dream, will run at FringeNYC August 12-21 at 64E4 Mainstage. (more...)

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