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Williamston Theatre Opens Season with BLUE DOOR, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2010

Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam in downtown Williamston, is starting off its 2010-2011 Season with Blue Door. Tickets for this vivid, exuberantly theatrical play about the African-American male experience are now on sale. (more...)

Arden Theatre Co Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Previews 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2010

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's 1920's musical that paved the way for dark and bawdy works like Cabaret and Sweeney Todd. (more...)

Williamston Theatre Opens Season with BLUE DOOR, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2010

Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam in downtown Williamston, is starting off its 2010-2011 Season with Blue Door. Tickets for this vivid, exuberantly theatrical play about the African-American male experience are now on sale. (more...)

Arden Theatre Co Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's 1920's musical that paved the way for dark and bawdy works like Cabaret and Sweeney Todd. (more...)

Barrymore Award Winners Include PIAZZA, BECKY SHAW, et al.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2010

Tonight, October 4, 2010, the following people were honored with Barrymore Awards at the 16th Annual Barrymore Awards Ceremony at the Walnut Street Theatre. (more...)

Barrymore Haas Nominees Announced; Awards Set for 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2010

The Theatre Alliance announced the finalists for the prestigious F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist at a press conference today at New Freedom Theatre. This year's nominees are actors James Ijames, Steve Pacek, Sarah Sanford, Amanda Schoonover, and designer Thom Weaver. The recipient will be awarded at the Barrymore Awards Ceremony on October 4 at the Walnut Street Theatre. (more...)

Page 73 Productions and New Georges Present CREATURE 10/27-11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

Page 73 Productions (Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Executive Directors) and New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director) will present the world premiere of Heidi Schreck's riveting new play 'CREATURE,' directed by Leigh Silverman. (more...)

Public Extends BROTHER/SISTER Plays Thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2009

Following enthusiastic reviews, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will extend THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau and Robert O'Hara, through Sunday, December 20. THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS began previews October 21 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: Page 73 Productions' CREATURE (Part 1)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

Page 73 Productions (Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Executive Directors) and New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director) will present the world premiere of Heidi Schreck's riveting new play "CREATURE," directed by Leigh Silverman. This Off Broadway engagement will be performed at the Ohio Theatre, 66 Wooster Street (between Spring and Broome Streets). Previews begin on Wednesday, October 28, and the official Opening Night will be Monday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. Performances will run through November 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: Page 73 Productions' CREATURE (Part 2)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

Page 73 Productions (Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Executive Directors) and New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director) will present the world premiere of Heidi Schreck's riveting new play "CREATURE," directed by Leigh Silverman. This Off Broadway engagement will be performed at the Ohio Theatre, 66 Wooster Street (between Spring and Broome Streets). Previews begin on Wednesday, October 28, and the official Opening Night will be Monday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. Performances will run through November 21. (more...)

Hedgebrook and WICA Present The Women Playwrights Festival 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2010

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts and Hedgebrook present THE WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL at WICA, 565 Camano Avenue, on Sunday, May 16 at 4.00pm. (more...)

Leigh Silverman Set To Direct CHILNGLISH Reading, June 10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2010

Leigh Silverman is set to direct a reading of CHINGLISH June 10 and 11. The reading will take place at The Lark Play Development Center in association with the Public Theatre. (more...)

MEMPHIS Wins Drama Desk Award for Best Orchestrations!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

Daryl Waters and David Bryan are this year's recipient of the 2010 Best Orchestrations Award for MEMPHIS. (more...)

MEMPHIS Wins Drama Desk Award for Best ORIGINAL MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

MEMPHIS is the winner of the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Best Original Musical. (more...)

Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman Reunite In THE WAKE At Berkeley Rep 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

This spring, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Center Theatre Group present In the Wake, a powerful world premiere from the creators of Broadway's Well. Obie Award-winners Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman reunite for a searing show which questions whether we as Americans appreciate our freedom. (more...)

Hedgebrook and WICA Present The Women Playwrights Festival 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2010

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts and Hedgebrook present THE WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL at WICA, 565 Camano Avenue, on Sunday, May 16 at 4.00pm. (more...)

Performance Network, Williamston Theatre et al. Host General Auditions 5/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2010

Performance Network Theatre, Blackbird Theatre, Tipping Point Theatre and Williamston Theatre announce joint General auditions for their 2010-2011 seasons running September through August. Auditions will be held at Performance Network Theatre in Ann Arbor, MI. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ROMEO AND JULIET at the Arden
by Sarah Marcus - Mar 4, 2010

Arden Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet from February 25-April 11, under the direction of Matt Pfeiffer and featuring a diverse ensemble cast of Philadelphia favorites. This story of love, violence and the consequences of both brings one of the English language's greatest stories to life on the Arden's F. Otto Haas stage. This production is sponsored by Fox Chase Bank. (more...)

Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman Reunite In THE WAKE At Berkeley Rep 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

This spring, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Center Theatre Group present In the Wake, a powerful world premiere from the creators of Broadway's Well. Obie Award-winners Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman reunite for a searing show which questions whether we as Americans appreciate our freedom. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Adds Four Productions To 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce four additional productions for its 2010/2011 40th Anniversary Season. The three World Premieres and one New York premiere join the previously-announced New York premiere of Edward Albee's ME, MYSELF & I. (more...)

THE WAKE At Berkeley Rep Closes 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

This spring, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Center Theatre Group present In the Wake, a powerful world premiere from the creators of Broadway's Well. Obie Award-winners Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman reunite for a searing show which questions whether we as Americans appreciate our freedom. (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Waters/Bryan Win 'Best Orchestrations'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

Williamston Theatre Celebrates Its 5th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2010

The Williamston Theater, mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company located at 122 S. Putnam in downtown Williamston, celebrates its 5th Season starting in September. The 2010-2011 Season explores how we're defined by our history and place, and how we build and shape our homes, our lives and ourselves. (more...)

Leigh Silverman Set To Direct CHILNGLISH Reading, June 10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2010

Leigh Silverman is set to direct a reading of CHINGLISH June 10 and 11. The reading will take place at The Lark Play Development Center in association with the Public Theatre. (more...)

August Wilson's FENCES Plays South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage, 1/22-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

Fences, August Wilson's powerful story of a fractured African-American family in 1950s Pittsburgh, comes to South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage January 22 through February 21. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Offers $50 Tickets To BLUE DOOR And LOST BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2010

Exclusive Offer For Groups See Blue Door and The Lost Boys of Sudan For Only $50 (more...)

August Wilson's FENCES Plays South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage, 1/22-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

Fences, August Wilson's powerful story of a fractured African-American family in 1950s Pittsburgh, comes to South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage January 22 through February 21. (more...)

Chicago Premiere of BLUE DOOR Opens 1/22 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

A soul-searching journey begins when an African-American professor is left by his wife due to his reluctance to embrace his identity. The night of their break, he's visited by the spirits of several male ancestors whose stories illuminate and guide his way. Blue Door is a beautiful exploration of family and identity that will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled to live with-or escape-the past. Performances run from January 22 to February 28. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Arden Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet from February 25-April 11, under the direction of Matt Pfeiffer and featuring a diverse ensemble cast of Philadelphia favorites. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents BLUE DOOR On the Arcadia Stage 1/14-3/21/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2010

Arden Theatre Company begins 2010 with the Philadelphia premiere of Blue Door written by Tanya Barfield and directed by Walter Dallas. (more...)

Chicago Premiere of BLUE DOOR Opens 1/22 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

A soul-searching journey begins when an African-American professor is left by his wife due to his reluctance to embrace his identity. The night of their break, he's visited by the spirits of several male ancestors whose stories illuminate and guide his way. Blue Door is a beautiful exploration of family and identity that will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled to live with-or escape-the past. Performances run from January 22 to February 28. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BLUE DOOR Explores Questions of Heritage and Identity at the Arden
by Sarah Marcus - Feb 4, 2010

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Photo Coverage: Blue Door at the Arden
by Sarah Marcus - Feb 4, 2010

Arden Theatre Company begins 2010 with the Philadelphia premiere of Blue Door written by Tanya Barfield. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Announces Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

Victory Gardens Theater deepens student learning and enhances teacher practice through integration of arts in core curricula. (more...)

BLUE DOOR Closes 2/28 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2010

A soul-searching journey begins when an African-American professor is left by his wife due to his reluctance to embrace his identity. The night of their break, he's visited by the spirits of several male ancestors whose stories illuminate and guide his way. Blue Door is a beautiful exploration of family and identity that will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled to live with-or escape-the past. Performances run from January 22 to February 28. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

Arden Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet from February 25-April 11, under the direction of Matt Pfeiffer and featuring a diverse ensemble cast of Philadelphia favorites. (more...)

August Wilson's FENCES Plays Final Show at South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

Fences, August Wilson's powerful story of a fractured African-American family in 1950s Pittsburgh, will play its final show on February 21. (more...)

February Set As New Play Month in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2010

Important new works for the stage are regularly being produced all across Greater Philadelphia in significant numbers! Currently, at the Walnut Street Theatre, two new plays can be seen - one a timeless look at the corrupt politician (The Prince by Bill Van Horn and Armen Pandola), and the other about the seeds of change that brought our national politics to where it is today (The Eclectic Society by Eric Conger). (more...)

Public Extends BROTHER/SISTER Plays Thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

Following enthusiastic reviews, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will extend THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau and Robert O'Hara, through Sunday, December 20. THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS began previews October 21 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 13. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents BLUE DOOR On the Arcadia Stage 1/14-3/21/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

Arden Theatre Company begins 2010 with the Philadelphia premiere of Blue Door written by Tanya Barfield and directed by Walter Dallas. (more...)

2009-2010 Jeff Award Nominees Announced; Ceremony Set for 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2010

The Jeff Awards announced 162 nominations in 31 categories for Chicago Equity theatrical productions which opened between August 1, 2009, and July 31, 2010. (more...)

Dennehy, Letts, et al. Among Jeff Award Noms; Dunagan, Fields to Host Ceremony 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2010

The Jeff Awards for Chicago Equity theater announced this year's nominees. Productions that opened between August 1, 2009 and July 31, 2010 were eligible for nominations. (more...)

Arden Theatre Co Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Previews 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2010

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's 1920's musical that paved the way for dark and bawdy works like Cabaret and Sweeney Todd. (more...)

Barrymore Haas Nominees Announced; Awards Set for 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2010

The Theatre Alliance announced the finalists for the prestigious F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist at a press conference today at New Freedom Theatre. This year's nominees are actors James Ijames, Steve Pacek, Sarah Sanford, Amanda Schoonover, and designer Thom Weaver. The recipient will be awarded at the Barrymore Awards Ceremony on October 4 at the Walnut Street Theatre. (more...)

FIDDLER Leads Barrymore Award Nominations; Ceremony Set for 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2010

The 2010 Barrymore nominees have been announced! Created in 1994, The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre are the Greater Philadelphia region's only comprehensive theatre awards program, recognizing artists for excellence and innovation while serving to increase awareness of the richness of the local theatre community. The Barrymore Awards are a nationally recognized symbol of excellence for theatre in this region, raising the bar for the work produced by local theatres and individual artists, and generating significant coverage in all the local newspapers and in national trade publications.Each year, over 120 shows produced by the region's professional theatres are reviewed by the Barrymore Voters. At the annual awards presentation each Fall, the Barrymore Awards are presented to honor the community's collective achievement. For more information, please visit http://www.theatrealliance.org/barrymore-awards. (more...)

Bacon, Chernus, Ireland & More Set For Public's IN THE WAKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of Lisa Kron's IN THE WAKE, directed by Leigh Silverman. (more...)

Soho Rep Announces 2010-2011 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2010

Off-Broadway's eleven-time Obie Award-winning Soho Rep - which the New York Times calls the 'downtown powerhouse' - will kick off its 2010-2011 season with Gregory S. Moss' (author of PUNKPLAY) new play ORANGE, HAT & GRACE, directed by Soho Rep Artistic Director Sarah Benson (BLASTED, THAT FACE) with previews beginning September 15 prior to an official press opening of September 23; followed by JOMAMA JONES: RADIATE, directed by Kym Moore, with Music Direction by Bobby Halvorson and previews beginning December 28 prior to an official press opening of January 4, 2011; and concluding with the U.S. premiere of Debbie Tucker Green's landmark play BORN BAD directed by Leah C. Gardiner, with previews beginning March 30, 2011 prior to an official press opening of April 7 - all at Soho Rep (46 Walker Street). (more...)

Jason Reeves' HELIUM HEARTS Available On iTunes Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2010

'Helium Hearts,' the new single from multi-platinum songwriter Jason Reeves, will be available from all digital retailers tomorrow, followed by a radio impact date of September 20th. The track, which is currently streaming on Reeves' MySpace page (http://www.myspace.com/jasonreeves), is the first single from Reeves' long-awaited new album, The Lovesick - due for release this winter on Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

Performance Network, Williamston Theatre et al. Host General Auditions 5/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

Performance Network Theatre, Blackbird Theatre, Tipping Point Theatre and Williamston Theatre announce joint General auditions for their 2010-2011 seasons running September through August. Auditions will be held at Performance Network Theatre in Ann Arbor, MI. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Ends Run of ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2010

Arden Theatre Company will end run of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet on April 11. The production was under the direction of Matt Pfeiffer and featuring a diverse ensemble cast of Philadelphia favorites. (more...)

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