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INTAR to Close 2016-17 Season with PENNY PINBALL PRESENTS THE BEACONS LabINTAR to Close 2016-17 Season with PENNY PINBALL PRESENTS THE BEACONS Lab
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

INTAR has announced that the 2016-'17 Season will conclude with a UNIT 52 NewWorks Lab production of PENNY PINBALL PRESENTS THE BEACONS, a new play by Georgina Escobar, directed by Unit 52 Director J. Julian Christopher with additional material by UNIT52.  (more...)

Ford's Theatre Sets Records with 2016-17, Featuring COME FROM AWAY and MoreFord's Theatre Sets Records with 2016-17, Featuring COME FROM AWAY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced that it set revenue and attendance records with its 2016-2017 theatrical season, which included the musicals Come From Away and Ragtime, productions of A Christmas Carol and Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and the one-act play One Destiny. More than 153,000 patrons attended performances, and ticket sales brought in more than $6 million, making 2016-2017 the highest attended and highest grossing theatrical season in Ford's Theatre history. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Society Honors President Abraham Lincoln at Annual GalaFord's Theatre Society Honors President Abraham Lincoln at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society honored the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln at its Annual Gala on Sunday evening, June 4, 2017, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). For more than 40 years, the Society has hosted this bi-partisan event, which provides crucial support to the non-profit's theatrical and education programs. (more...)

Award-Winning High School Duo Debut Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse Next MonthAward-Winning High School Duo Debut Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Jasmine Forsberg and Tony Moreno command the cabaret stage as they perform a new cabaret Rising Stars: Broadway Bound which will showcase the two graduating High School seniors performing a host of Broadway tunes and standards. (more...)

The Comrades Announce Casting for Lisa Kron's IN THE WAKEThe Comrades Announce Casting for Lisa Kron's IN THE WAKE
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Comrades have announced casting for their Summer 2017 production, IN THE WAKE by Lisa Kron and directed by Alex Mallory. IN THE WAKE will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) from July 27 through August 26, 2017. Press opening is Saturday, July 29 at 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW Review: OUR TOWN visits the past at The ArmoryBWW Review: OUR TOWN visits the past at The Armory
by Scott Rawson - May 22, 2017

    Grover's Corners is of course the backdrop to the romance of George Gibbs (Jon Churchwell) and Emily Webb (Amanda Rodriquez). With minimal set to interfere with the actor's ability to carry the story the play moves along initially at a refreshing small-town pace. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Drama League Directors Project FellowsPhoto Coverage: Meet the Drama League Directors Project Fellows
by Leah Lane - May 18, 2017

Monday night, a kickoff dinner was held honoring the 2017 Directors Project fellows. The dinner took place at the home of Broadway producers and BroadwayHD co-founders Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley. The guest of honor of the evening was Moritz von Stuelpnagel (director of Present Laughter, Hand To God), who is a Directors Project alumnus himself. (more...)

Interactive Romp 3/FIFTHS Transforms 3LD Into Dystopian Theme Park TonightInteractive Romp 3/FIFTHS Transforms 3LD Into Dystopian Theme Park Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Opening tonight at 3-Legged Dog is the world premiere of 3/Fifths, conceived and written by James Scruggs, with direction and dramaturgy by Tamilla Woodard and Kareem Fahmy, and choreographed by Andre M. Zachery. 3/Fifths, an interactive romp through the minefields of racism in the US, turns 3LD Art and Technology Center into SupremacyLand, a dystopian theme park that puts white privilege on display. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/1/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/1/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/1/2017. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/24/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/24/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/24/2017. (more...)

Boston Playwrights' Theatre to Present BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XIXBoston Playwrights' Theatre to Present BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XIX
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) presents the 19th annual Boston Theater Marathon and the ninth year of The Warm-Up Laps. This year's Boston Theater Marathon features 50 ten-minute plays, written by 53 New England playwrights, and produced by 50 New England theatres in ten hours. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/17/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/17/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/17/2017. (more...)

THE RADICALIZATION PROCESS to Return to The Hinterlands This MonthTHE RADICALIZATION PROCESS to Return to The Hinterlands This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

After two critically acclaimed, sold-out runs in 2016, The Hinterlands will once again present their original and explosive site-specific work The Radicalization Process for a limited three performance run in April. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/10/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/10/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/10/2017. (more...)


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Cleveland Play House to Stage BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY This SpringCleveland Play House to Stage BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Cleveland Play House's Outcalt Theatre will be transformed into the rent-controlled apartment of ex-cop Walter 'Pops' Washington in the bold, fresh, and unfiltered work of renowned playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. Packed with irreverent humor, lightning-quick dialogue, and tremendous heart, Between Riverside and Crazy is the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy about family, pride, and redemption. (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Stage Rare Revival of O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRATarget Margin Theater to Stage Rare Revival of O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

As the centerpiece of the Company's 25th anniversary season, Target Margin Theater and Abrons Arts Center will present a rare revival of Eugene O'Neill's great trilogy, Mourning Becomes Electra, directed by Herskovits, and running April 26-May 20. Part Greek tragedy, part family play, part history play, Mourning Becomes Electra (O'Neill's 1931 adaptation of Aeschylus 'The Oresteia') mashes myth, Freudian psychology and melodrama into an epic six hour production. (more...)

All-Star D.C. Cast Begins Previews Tonight for RAGTIME at Ford's TheatreAll-Star D.C. Cast Begins Previews Tonight for RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 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...)

Lynn University's Live at Lynn Series to Present Tenors UnlimitedLynn University's Live at Lynn Series to Present Tenors Unlimited
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The internationally acclaimed operatic trio Tenors Unlimited, the 'Rat Pack of Opera', the UK's classical crossover 'man band' will be performing on Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 26 at 4 pm in their new show "From Venice to Vegas" as part of their USA tour. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company to Train New Crop of Technical Theatre ArtistsRoundabout Theatre Company to Train New Crop of Technical Theatre Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced the Theatrical Workforce Development Program (TWDP), the theatre industry's first workforce development program to train and place young adults in professional technical theatre careers. This new initiative aims to break down the barriers that prevent young adults from joining the industry and empower a diverse new generation of theatre professionals. (more...)

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