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The Theatre School at DePaul University Presents INTIMATE APPAREL 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

The Theatre School at DePaul University's Showcase Series of Contemporary Plays and Classics presents INTIMATE APPAREL, by Lynn Nottage, and directed by Phyllis E. Griffin. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins Joins Cast of Playwrights Horizons, La Jolla Playhouse's MILK LIKE SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

Playwrights Horizons, Women's Project and La Jolla Playhouse have announced a casting update for the upcoming New York premiere of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge in her New York debut, directed by Rebecca Taichman (Menopausal Gentlemen, Orlando, The Scene). (more...)

THE HELP Cast To Be Honored at the Hollywood Film Awards 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, have announced that the cast of DreamWorks Pictures and Participant Media's 'The Help' - Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Cicely Tyson and Mike Vogel - will be recognized at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony with the 'Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award.' (more...)

Gem of the Ocean Closes Hartford Stage's MainStage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean will be open May 12 at Hartford Stage, the final play in the Tony Award-winning theatre's 47th season. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Announces Auditions for Its 35th Anniversary Season 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Artistic Director, Eileen J. Morris, announces general auditions for The Ensemble Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season. (more...)

92YÂ'S Lyrics & Lyricists Presents CARRIED AWAY: BEING COMDEN AND GREEN
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Their partnership was one of Broadway and Hollywood's longest runs. Together, Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote words that gave life to On the Town, Wonderful Town, Bells are Ringing and Singin' in the Rain. Phyllis Newman, Tony Award-winner and Green's wife of more than four decades, summons the essence of their genius - irreverence, humanity, sophisticated wit and joy - in the Lyrics & Lyricists™ season closer Carried Away: Being Comden and Green on May 21, 22 and 23. Joining her are vocalists Sarah Uriarte Berry, Josh Grisetti, Marcus Lovett, Mary Testa and Zakiya Young, with special guest vocalist Leslie Uggams. (more...)

New Rep Announces PASSING STRANGE, Runs 5/1-22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, will conclude its 27th Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Passing Strange. Directed by Kate Warner, with music direction by Todd C. Gordon, and choreography by Kelli Edwards, Passing Strange begins performances on May 1 and runs through May 22, 2011. (more...)

Holly Hunter Joins Cast of STILL I RISE Film
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

According to Deadline.com, stage veteran Holly Hunter will join Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal in 'Still I Rise,' (Working Title) a movie about 'two mothers who channel frustration into action and join forces to transform an inner-city public school. Inspired by current events, the film takes aim at the crisis of public education in America.' (more...)

92YÂ'S Lyrics & Lyricists Presents CARRIED AWAY: BEING COMDEN AND GREEN
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Their partnership was one of Broadway and Hollywood's longest runs. Together, Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote words that gave life to On the Town, Wonderful Town, Bells are Ringing and Singin' in the Rain. Phyllis Newman, Tony Award-winner and Green's wife of more than four decades, summons the essence of their genius - irreverence, humanity, sophisticated wit and joy - in the Lyrics & Lyricists™ season closer Carried Away: Being Comden and Green on May 21, 22 and 23. Joining her are vocalists Sarah Uriarte Berry, Josh Grisetti, Marcus Lovett, Mary Testa and Zakiya Young, with special guest vocalist Leslie Uggams. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

The Ensemble Theatre Artistic Director Eileen J. Morris announces the theatre's 35th anniversary season lineup, a variety of comedies, dramas, classic, and musical productions. (more...)

Gem of the Ocean Closes Hartford Stage's MainStage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean will be open May 12 at Hartford Stage, the final play in the Tony Award-winning theatre's 47th season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Redgrave, Douglas & More Honor James Earl Jones with Monte Cristo Prize
by Walter McBride - May 10, 2011

Yesterday, May 9, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center presented its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway and screen actor James Earl Jones, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. The award was presented to Mr. Jones at a gala dinner that included special guests and performers Tony Award-nominee Michael Berresse ([title of show], Kiss Me Kate); Chris Chalk (Fences),; Academy Award-winner Michael Douglas (Wall Street); Emmy Award-winner Charles S Dutton (The Piano Lesson, 'Roc'); Tony Award nominee Penny Fuller (Dividing the Estate, The Dinner Party); Tony Award-winner Boyd Gaines (Driving Miss Daisy, Gypsy); Oscar, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Vanessa Redgrave (Driving Miss Daisy, Long Days Journey Into Night); Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Seven Guitars); Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams (On Golden Pond, King Hedley II); and Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Executive Director Preston Whiteway. (more...)

Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal Set for 'Still I Rise' Movie
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011

Theatre and film veterans Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal are set to appear in 'Still I Rise,' (working title). (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Will Receive Lucille Lortel Lifetime Acheivement Award
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

It was announced today that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will be honored with the Lucille Lortel Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award recognizes Meadow's extraordinary accomplishments and dedication to producing and directing new work Off-Broadway for over three decades. The Lucille Lortel Award ceremony will be held Sunday, May 1 at the Jack. H Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 Laguardia Place). (more...)

New Rep Announces PASSING STRANGE, Runs 5/1-22
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, will conclude its 27th Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Passing Strange. Directed by Kate Warner, with music direction by Todd C. Gordon, and choreography by Kelli Edwards, Passing Strange begins performances on May 1 and runs through May 22, 2011. (more...)

Geva Presents August Wilson's Final Play, Radio Golf 3/22-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2011

When August Wilson died in 2005, America lost one of its most influential playwrights. Wilson's legacy - a cycle of ten plays encompassing the 20th Century, continues to captivate audiences around the world for its poeticism and beauty. (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Will Receive Lucille Lortel Lifetime Acheivement Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

It was announced today that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will be honored with the Lucille Lortel Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award recognizes Meadow's extraordinary accomplishments and dedication to producing and directing new work Off-Broadway for over three decades. The Lucille Lortel Award ceremony will be held Sunday, May 1 at the Jack. H Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 Laguardia Place). (more...)

Geva Presents August Wilson's Final Play, Radio Golf 3/22-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

When August Wilson died in 2005, America lost one of its most influential playwrights. Wilson's legacy - a cycle of ten plays encompassing the 20th Century, continues to captivate audiences around the world for its poeticism and beauty. (more...)

Virginia Stage Company Presents RADIO GOLF in Conjunction with Town Hall, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

Virginia Stage Company (VSC) brings its 32nd Season to a close with August Wilson's Radio Golf, the final work in Wilson's 10-play cycle exploring African-American life in 20th Century America. (more...)

Wrokhaus Collective Presents Glyph by Christina Ham 4/10-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2011

Hot on the heels of a successful run of Little Eyes at The Guthrie, The Workhaus Collective is proud to present the World Premiere of Glyph, a play that tackles the legacy that slavery has left across the land and its long-lasting affects on a community. (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Honored with Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Today it was announced that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will receive a Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement. (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Honored with Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

Today it was announced that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will receive a Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Announces Auditions for Its 35th Anniversary Season 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

Artistic Director, Eileen J. Morris, announces general auditions for The Ensemble Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Premiere Stages Produces FOLLOW ME TO NELLIE'S
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

Premiere Stages, celebrating its seventh year as the professional Equity theatre in residence at Kean University, announces the premiere of Follow Me to Nellie's by Dominique Morisseau. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Comedian Colin Quinn will bring his incisive one-man exploration of world history, Long Story Short from Broadway to Long Wharf Theatre. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Sing at Denver's Lone Tree Center Opening, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2011

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell is set to perform at the grand-opening gala of the new Lone Tree Arts Center in Denver on August 27. (more...)

CTCÂ's 28th Season Opens With THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2011

Chautauqua Theater Company Artistic Directors Vivienne Benesch and Ethan McSweeny announce the first production of CTC's 28th season: Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, translated by Paul Schmidt. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon Returns to Broadway in WIT at MTC, Jan. 2012; THE COLUMNIST Delayed
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced that Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon will return to MTC to star in the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow. The limited engagement of WIT will begin previews Thursday, January 5, 2012 and open Thursday, January 26, 2012 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

Premiere Stages Produces FOLLOW ME TO NELLIE'S
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

Premiere Stages, celebrating its seventh year as the professional Equity theatre in residence at Kean University, announces the premiere of Follow Me to Nellie's by Dominique Morisseau. (more...)

American Stage Continues Season With MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 1/18-2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

American Stage Theatre Company continues its 2010-11 season in the Raymond James Theatre with its next chapter in preeminent African-American playwright August Wilson's Century Cycle, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, running Jan. 18 thru Feb. 13. (more...)

Pratt, Davis And More Lead Yale Rep's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2011

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, directed by Liesl Tommy, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York Street) January 28-February 19, 2011. (more...)

Yale Rep Announces A Cast Change For THE PIANO LESSON 1/28-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2011

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, directed by Liesl Tommy, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York Street) January 28-February 19, 2011. (more...)

American Stage Hosts Meet And Greet For MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2011

Savannah's Cafe and American Stage Theatre Company are hosting a meet and greet with members of the cast and artistic staff for American Stage's hit production of August Wilson's great drama, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM on January 21 at 11:30 am at Savannah's Cafe in St. Petersburg. (more...)

American Stage Continues Season With MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 1/18-2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2011

American Stage Theatre Company continues its 2010-11 season in the Raymond James Theatre with its next chapter in preeminent African-American playwright August Wilson's Century Cycle, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, running Jan. 18 thru Feb. 13. (more...)

Tiffany & Hogget to Helm ONCE on Bway; Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2011

Smuggler Films partners, John N. Hart & Patrick Milling Smith and film and theatre producers, Fred Zollo and Barbara Broccoli & Michael G Wilson have announced the creative team for upcoming stage adaptation of the 2007 Academy Award-winning film ONCE, coming to Broadway in Fall 2011. The musical will feature the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, a book by award-winning Irish playwright & screenwriter, Enda Walsh (Penelope, Hunger, The New Electric Ballroom), direction by the acclaimed Scottish director of Black Watch, John Tiffany, design by five time Tony Award winner Bob Crowley (The Coast of Utopia, Mary Poppins). Steven Hoggett (American Idiot, Black Watch) will provide musical staging and Martin Lowe (Mamma Mia!) is the music director. (more...)

Open Stage of Harrisburg Presents THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

Open Stage of Harrisburg continues the 25th Anniversary Seaon with August Wilson's beloved classic THE PIANO LESSON, directed by Executive Artistic Director Don Alsedek. (more...)

'Law & Order's' Richard Brooks to Star in Geva Theater's RADIO GOLF, 3/22 - 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Geva Theatre Center announces that Richard Brooks, best known to TV viewers as Assistant D.A. Paul Robinette in NBC's 'Law & Order' and bounty hunter Jubal Early in 'Firefly' will play the central role of Harmond Wilks in its forthcoming production of August Wilson's Radio Golf in the Mainstage March 22 - April 17. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Comedian Colin Quinn will bring his incisive one-man exploration of world history, Long Story Short from Broadway to Long Wharf Theatre. (more...)

Creative Team Announced For Labyrinth's THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez, and Managing Director Danny Feldman) has announced the creative team for The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz. (more...)

Cherise Boothe, Eisa Davis, et al. Set for Playwrights Horizons' MILK LIKE SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director), Women's Project (Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director) and La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg, Managing Director) have announced complete casting for the New York premiere of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge in her New York debut. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Sing at Denver's Lone Tree Center Opening, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell is set to perform at the grand-opening gala of the new Lone Tree Arts Center in Denver on August 27. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2011

Comedian Colin Quinn will bring his incisive one-man exploration of world history, Long Story Short from Broadway to Long Wharf Theatre. (more...)

Viola Davis Circling New HBO Drama Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Viola Davis is reported to be circling the lead role in a new untitled HBO series. Dee Rees and writer-producer Margaret Nagle are in negotiations to write the story which Rees may also direct, according to the Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon Want to Adopt a Baby
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2011

According to E! News, Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon have just announced that they intend to adopt a baby. (more...)

Glyph Workshop Production by Christina Ham Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Hot on the heels of a successful run of Little Eyes at The Guthrie, The Workhaus Collective is proud to present a workshop production of Glyph, a play that tackles the legacy that slavery has left across the land and its long-lasting affects on a community. (more...)

New Rep Announces PASSING STRANGE, Runs 5/1-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, will conclude its 27th Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Passing Strange. Directed by Kate Warner, with music direction by Todd C. Gordon, and choreography by Kelli Edwards, Passing Strange begins performances on May 1 and runs through May 22, 2011. (more...)

Virginia Stage Company Presents RADIO GOLF in Conjunction with Town Hall, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011

Virginia Stage Company (VSC) brings its 32nd Season to a close with August Wilson's Radio Golf, the final work in Wilson's 10-play cycle exploring African-American life in 20th Century America. (more...)

Wrokhaus Collective Presents Glyph by Christina Ham, Closes 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2011

Hot on the heels of a successful run of Little Eyes at The Guthrie, The Workhaus Collective is proud to present the World Premiere of Glyph, a play that tackles the legacy that slavery has left across the land and its long-lasting affects on a community. (more...)

Geva Presents August Wilson's Final Play, Radio Golf, Closes 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

GeVa Theatre Center, concluding its five-year commitment to presenting all ten plays in 'August Wilson's American Century,' will produce the tenth and final play of the cycle, Radio Golf, through April 17. (more...)

Wrokhaus Collective Presents Glyph by Christina Ham 4/10-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

Hot on the heels of a successful run of Little Eyes at The Guthrie, The Workhaus Collective is proud to present the World Premiere of Glyph, a play that tackles the legacy that slavery has left across the land and its long-lasting affects on a community. (more...)

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