TAM Presents MACBETH, 10/17-19TAM Presents MACBETH, 10/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

William Shakespeare's swift and relentless tragedy, Macbeth, comes to Theater at Monmouth. Filled with ghosts, witches, and dark prophecies, Macbeth will run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall October 17-19 before heading out on the road as part of the theatre's Shakespeare in Maine Communities Education Tour. Macbeth will tour for three weeks to schools and community centers across the state. (more...)

Loading Dock Theatre Presents THE TWELFTH LABOR, Now thru 10/11Loading Dock Theatre Presents THE TWELFTH LABOR, Now thru 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Loading Dock Theatre presents The Twelfth Labor, a world premiere epic family drama by Leegrid Stevens. Matt Torney directs a cast of eleven, including Cynthia Babak*, Amy Bizjak*, Jed Dickson*, Jonathan Draxton, Dennis Gagomiros*, Shelby Hightower, Michael Huston*, Tanis LePore, Lynne McCollough*, Erin Treadway, and Brian White. Performances will be staged at The Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street, New York, NY 10012 from today, September 19-October 11, 2014. (more...)

Spartan Theatre Company Presents A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, 11/07-23Spartan Theatre Company Presents A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, 11/07-23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Spartan Theatre Company presents Tony Kushner's early masterpiece A Bright Room Called Day, November 7-23. A group of friends in 1930s Germany are caught up in the rise of the Nazi party and Adolf Hitler's ascent to power. Meanwhile, an American woman in the 1980s shares a similar set of concerns during the Reagan administration. Directed by Laura Elleseg, this production looks at how history changes-and how it stays the same. (more...)

Custom Made Opens Season with Kurt Vonnegut's SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE TonightCustom Made Opens Season with Kurt Vonnegut's SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

A satirical and horrifying anti-war story, Slaughterhouse Five, carries a unique poignancy - and humor. A best seller when released, the novel brought Vonnegut to prominence as a major voice in American fiction. It has been adapted for the stage by Tony-nominated and Oscar-winning Eric Simonson and is directed by Custom Made Theatre's Artistic Director Brian Katz. (more...)

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour Kicks Off TodayThe Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin today, October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances on November 7 - 9 in the Globe's Hattox Hall, part of the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

LIBERACE! Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater Next MonthLIBERACE! Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Stackner Cabaret once again welcomes the glittering costumes and chandeliers of Liberace!. Brilliant local musician and performer Jack Forbes Wilson will reprise his triumphant portrayal of Liberace, the man who defined four decades of music and pop culture, after an acclaimed world premiere production which ran during The Rep's 2010/11 Season. This loving tribute to Liberace is written and directed by Rep Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton, with original music direction and composition by Jack Forbes Wilson. Liberace! runs in The Rep's Stackner Cabaret from November 7, 2014 - January 11, 2015 and opens Sunday, November 9. (more...)

ANGELS IN AMERICA Returns to NYC Tonight with Ivo van Hove's Revival at BAMANGELS IN AMERICA Returns to NYC Tonight with Ivo van Hove's Revival at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Angels in America by Tony Kushner will be revived by Toneelgroep Amsterdam an directed by Ivo van Hove at BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Ave) tonight, October 23 & 24 at 7 p.m. and October 25 at 6 p.m. (more...)

Philip Ridley's PIRANHA HEIGHTS to Launch New Season at the Old Red Lion, Nov 13Philip Ridley's PIRANHA HEIGHTS to Launch New Season at the Old Red Lion, Nov 13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

D.E.M. Productions presents Philip Ridley's critically acclaimed play in a bold new interpretation by director Max Barton. This new production of Piranha Heights follows the recent revival of Ridley's Ghost From A Perfect Place (Arcola, September 2014). Piranha Heights also launches Stewart Pringle's first season as artistic director at the iconic Old Red Lion Theatre. (more...)

ANGELS IN AMERICA to Return to NYC This Fall with Ivo van Hove's Revival at BAMANGELS IN AMERICA to Return to NYC This Fall with Ivo van Hove's Revival at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Angels in America by Tony Kushner will be revived by Toneelgroep Amsterdam an directed by Ivo van Hove at BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Ave) on October 23 & 24 at 7 p.m. and October 25 at 6 p.m. The production will feature set and light design by Jan Versweyveld, costume design by Wojciech Dziedzic, video design by Tal Yarden and music by Wim Selles. In Dutch with English titles. (more...)

TAM Presents MACBETH This WeekendTAM Presents MACBETH This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

William Shakespeare's swift and relentless tragedy, Macbeth, comes to Theater at Monmouth. Filled with ghosts, witches, and dark prophecies, Macbeth will run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall this weekend, October 17-19 before heading out on the road as part of the theatre's Shakespeare in Maine Communities Education Tour. (more...)

Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Old Globe invites your participation and coverage as it begins presenting shows through an exciting new producing platform, Globe for All. This free-of-charge tour of a professional production of Shakespeare will allow the theatre to serve more communities throughout San Diego by collaborating with a diverse range of local organizations. Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein directs the first production, Shakespeare's fascinating romance All's Well That Ends Well. He has cast local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances on November 7 to 9 in the Globe's Hattox Hall, part of the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Spartan Theatre Company Presents A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, Now thru 11/23Spartan Theatre Company Presents A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Spartan Theatre Company presents Tony Kushner's early masterpiece A Bright Room Called Day, today, November 7-23. (more...)

Cleveland Native to Lead THE SANTALAND DIARIES at PlayhouseSquare, 11/28-12/21Cleveland Native to Lead THE SANTALAND DIARIES at PlayhouseSquare, 11/28-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

The hilarious holiday favorite, The SantaLand Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello and produced by Cleveland Public Theatre, makes its return to PlayhouseSquare this holiday season, Nov. 28 - Dec. 21, starring native Clevelander Eric Schmiedl as "Crumpet." (more...)

Cleveland Native to Lead THE SANTALAND DIARIES at PlayhouseSquare, 11/28-12/21Cleveland Native to Lead THE SANTALAND DIARIES at PlayhouseSquare, 11/28-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

The hilarious holiday favorite, The SantaLand Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello and produced by Cleveland Public Theatre, makes its return to PlayhouseSquare this holiday season, Nov. 28 - Dec. 21, starring native Clevelander Eric Schmiedl as "Crumpet." (more...)

Philip Ridley's PIRANHA HEIGHTS Launches New Season at the Old Red Lion TonightPhilip Ridley's PIRANHA HEIGHTS Launches New Season at the Old Red Lion Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

D.E.M. Productions presents Philip Ridley's critically acclaimed play in a bold new interpretation by director Max Barton. This new production of Piranha Heights follows the recent revival of Ridley's Ghost From A Perfect Place (Arcola, September 2014). Piranha Heights also launches Stewart Pringle's first season as artistic director at the iconic Old Red Lion Theatre. (more...)

Daytime Emmy Award Winner Darnell Williams Returns to NYC Stage in SIGHTLINESDaytime Emmy Award Winner Darnell Williams Returns to NYC Stage in SIGHTLINES
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

The cell, a 21st century salon, and The Custom Made Theatre Company present Daytime Emmy & NAACP Image Award Winner Darnell Williams and Tamara Scott in Mark Eisman's 'Sightlines.' (more...)

Darnell Williams Will Return to NYC Stage in Mark Eisman's SIGHTLINES at The Cell, 11/23-12/15Darnell Williams Will Return to NYC Stage in Mark Eisman's SIGHTLINES at The Cell, 11/23-12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

The cell - a 21st century salon and The Custom Made Theatre Company present Darnell Williams and Tamara Scott in Mark Eisman's Sightlines. Take a journey with two strangers that come together in the strangest of places, grasping in the dark for a human connection that will guide them out of the "rabbit hole." At the cell, 338 West 23rd St., New York, NY. Nov. 23 - Dec. 15, 2013. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse's Little space Presents Tony Kushner's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, 7/23-8/16Southwark Playhouse's Little space Presents Tony Kushner's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, 7/23-8/16
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

New Year's Eve. Berlin. 1932. A group of artists and communists throw a decadent party to celebrate the night, blissfully unaware of the political changes to come. But as the country succumbs to the seduction of Nazism they are forced to choose between integrity and survival. (more...)

Cornish College Honors Tony Kushner and Deborah F. Rutter at 2014 Commencement TodayCornish College Honors Tony Kushner and Deborah F. Rutter at 2014 Commencement Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

President Nancy J. Uscher has announced that Cornish College of the Arts will award honorary degrees at this year's commencement to ground-breaking American playwright Tony Kushner and to Deborah F. Rutter, president-elect of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Kushner is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Emmy Awards, and a recipient of the National Medal for Arts. One of the nation's leading arts administrators, Ms. Rutter assumes leadership of the Kennedy Center in September. Most recently she has served as president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and, prior to that, she was the executive director of the Seattle Symphony. (more...)

Coeurage Theatre Company's THE YELLOW BOAT Opens 4/19Coeurage Theatre Company's THE YELLOW BOAT Opens 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's 'Pay What You Want' Company, has announced the first production of its 2014 season, The Yellow Boat by David Saar. Directed by Joseph V. Calarco, there will be one preview performance on Friday, April 18 at 8pm and opening is set for Saturday, April 19 at 8pm. The Yellow Boat will play through May 25 at GTC Burbank. (more...)

Columbia Stages to Present A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, 4/16-19Columbia Stages to Present A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, 4/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Columbia Stages will present A Bright Room Called Day by Tony Kushner, directed by Scott Ebersold. A third-year MFA Director in Columbia University's School of the Arts, Ebersold has selected a complex and provocative play as his thesis production. A Bright Room Called Day will be presented at The Connelly Theater, 220 East 4th Street, for five performances only, April 16 - 19, 2014. (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Lead THE TEMPEST, Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Set for CYMBELINE This Summer at SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKJesse Tyler Ferguson to Lead THE TEMPEST, Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Set for CYMBELINE This Summer at SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The Public Theater announced additional casting today for the 2015 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, beginning Wednesday, May 27 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. This summer will feature Shakespeare's late romances with THE TEMPEST, directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, and CYMBELINE, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Jesse Tyler Ferguson will return to the Park this summer as Trinculo in THE TEMPEST, along with Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe teaming up again with Daniel Sullivan on CYMBELINE to play Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Imogen, respectively. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at Nu Sass ProductionsBWW Reviews: A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at Nu Sass Productions
by Hannah Landsberger - Mar 16, 2015

Nu Sass's 'small batch audience' production of 'A Bright Room Called Day' makes inspired use of space and is truly compelling storytelling. (more...)

Runcible Theatre's SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION Runs thru 3/29 at the Royal GeorgeRuncible Theatre's SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION Runs thru 3/29 at the Royal George
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Runcible Theatre Company will present Scenes from an Execution by Howard Barker at The Royal George Theatre through March 29, 2015. (more...)

People's Light & Theatre to Stage DEAR ELIZABETH, 4/2-27People's Light & Theatre to Stage DEAR ELIZABETH, 4/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

People's Light & Theatre presents the regional premiere of Dear Elizabeth running April 2-27 on the Steinbright Stage. Lisa Rothe directs. People's Light & Theatre is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. (more...)

Theatre503 Welcomes Jessica Campbell as New Producer & Head of MarketingTheatre503 Welcomes Jessica Campbell as New Producer & Head of Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Theatre503 is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Campbell as their new Producer and Head of Marketing. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse's Little Space Presents Tony Kushner's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, Now thru 8/16Southwark Playhouse's Little Space Presents Tony Kushner's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, Now thru 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Tony Kushner's A Bright Room Called Day is set to play at Southwark Playhouse's Little space from today, July 23 to August 16. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/16/15- Tony KushnerSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/16/15- Tony Kushner
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2015

Happy Birthday Tony Kushner! Kushner's best known work is Angels in America, a seven-hour epic about the AIDS epidemic in Reagan-era New York, which was later adapted into a miniseries for which Kushner wrote the screenplay. His other plays include Hydriotaphia, Slavs!: Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness, A Bright Room Called Day, Homebody/Kabul, and the book for the musical Caroline, or Change. His new translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children was performed at the Delacorte Theater in the summer of 2006 starring Meryl Streep and directed by George C. Wolfe. Kushner has also adapted Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan, Corneille's The Illusion, and S. Ansky's play The Dybbuk. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/16/2015 - AMAZING GRACE Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/16/2015 - AMAZING GRACE Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: AMAZING GRACE sails to Broadway, SOMETHING ROTTEN! gathers at B&N and more!  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/16- Tony KushnerSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/16- Tony Kushner
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

Happy Birthday Tony Kushner! Kushner's best known work is Angels in America, a seven-hour epic about the AIDS epidemic in Reagan-era New York, which was later adapted into a miniseries for which Kushner wrote the screenplay. His other plays include Hydriotaphia, Slavs!: Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness, A Bright Room Called Day, Homebody/Kabul, and the book for the musical Caroline, or Change. His new translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children was performed at the Delacorte Theater in the summer of 2006 starring Meryl Streep and directed by George C. Wolfe. Kushner has also adapted Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan, Corneille's The Illusion, and S. Ansky's play The Dybbuk. (more...)

The Actual Dance LLC Presents THE ACTUAL DANCE in  Limited Engagement at 1st Stage, 7/12-27The Actual Dance LLC Presents THE ACTUAL DANCE in Limited Engagement at 1st Stage, 7/12-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

THE ACTUAL DANCE, LLC is pleased to announce Samuel A. Simon's THE ACTUAL DANCE, directed by Kate Holland. THE ACTUAL DANCE will play a limited engagement at 1st Stage (1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons, VA 22102). Performances begin Saturday, July 12 and continue through Sunday, July 27. (more...)

THE ACTUAL DANCE Comes to Theatre Row This WinterTHE ACTUAL DANCE Comes to Theatre Row This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Winner of the 2013 Northern Virginia Theater Alliance Award for Best Production, Samuel A. Simon's THE ACTUAL DANCE, with original music by Eli Zoller, and directed by Kate Holland will play a limited engagement at the Studio Theatre (Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street). Performances are Saturday, January 10th at 2:00 pm through Sunday, February 1st at 3:00 pm. (more...)

Breaking News: THE TEMPEST with Sam Waterston & CYMBELINE Set for The Public's 2015 Shakespeare in the Park Season; Michael Greif, Daniel Sullivan to Direct!Breaking News: THE TEMPEST with Sam Waterston & CYMBELINE Set for The Public's 2015 Shakespeare in the Park Season; Michael Greif, Daniel Sullivan to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 2015 FREE Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 53-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joe Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. This summer, free Shakespeare in the Park will feature Shakespeare's late romances with THE TEMPEST (May 27-July 5), directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, and CYMBELINE (July 27-August 23), directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)


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Move Over Chita! Oprah Winfrey Wants to Star in Tony Kushner's New Version of THE VISIT on BroadwayMove Over Chita! Oprah Winfrey Wants to Star in Tony Kushner's New Version of THE VISIT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

According to the New York Post, Chita Rivera wasn't the only star vying to bring The Visit to Broadway this season. Oprah Winfrey has reportedly been waiting for Tony Kushner to finish a new translation of Friedrich Durrenmatt's satirical 1956 play. (more...)

THE PHYSICISTS, WAKE & More Set for Columbia Stages 2014 SeasonTHE PHYSICISTS, WAKE & More Set for Columbia Stages 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to announce the 2014 Columbia Stages season of director and playwright Thesis Productions at Cloud City, The Connelly Theater, and The Pershing Square Signature Center. Columbia Stages has expanded its season to a variety of venues throughout the city in order to provide third-year students with high-quality presentation spaces that meet the needs of their individual visions. (more...)

IN LOVE AND WARCRAFT and More Set for Halcyon Theatre's 10th SeasonIN LOVE AND WARCRAFT and More Set for Halcyon Theatre's 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Halcyon Theatre announces a world premiere and two Chicago premieres as part of our Tenth Season in 2015/16. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Winter Edition!Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Winter Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 2, 2014

Winter usually isn't the busiest time of year for incoming Broadway shows, but that doesn't mean that there is any lack of fresh talent making their debuts! The Broadway Winter has arrived, and while a solid number of new faces are treading the boards, dozens more are on their way in the coming months. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below! (more...)

Working Theater to Present Michael Milligan's MERCY KILLERS, Begin. 1/7Working Theater to Present Michael Milligan's MERCY KILLERS, Begin. 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Working Theater, in its 29th season off-Broadway, will in collaboration with the Harold Clurman Lab Theater, offer a piercing perspective on healthcare reform in the United States, with MERCY KILLERS, written and performed by Michael Milligan. The play, directed by Tom Oppenheim will make its off-Broadway premiere on January 7th at the Stella Adler Studio's Theater 2B, 31 West 27th Street. The production will have its official opening on January 15th and will be performed in various communities throughout New York City in order to directly realize Working Theater's mission to bring theater to communities where working people live. (more...)

Tony Kushner Talks New Broadway Project, ANGELS IN AMERICA, and MoreTony Kushner Talks New Broadway Project, ANGELS IN AMERICA, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2014

Playwright Tony Kushner has made his mark on the theatre world with hits like CAROLINE OR CHANGE, LINCOLN, and his most famous piece and the one which many theatre fans consider his best, ANGELS IN AMERICA. However, he did not see the latter as his favorite at the time. (more...)

TCG Releases Revised, Complete Edition of ANGELS IN AMERICATCG Releases Revised, Complete Edition of ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of a Revised and Complete Edition of Angels in America by Tony Kushner. Available in both paperback and hardcover, this new edition contains both Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika in the revised versions that were performed in the 2010 Off-Broadway revival, as well as a new author's introduction. (more...)

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to Close After 30 Years; Final Season to Open with GUARDIANSMary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to Close After 30 Years; Final Season to Open with GUARDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

After presenting more than 100 productions spanning three decades, Chicago's award-winning Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. has announced it will close its doors following its 30th anniversary season. The company's final season will open with Peter Morris' powerful war drama GUARDIANS, followed by three soon-to-be-announced production, plus its 28th annual Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Theater Festival. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse's Little space Presents Tony Kushner's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, 7/23-8/16Southwark Playhouse's Little space Presents Tony Kushner's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, 7/23-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

New Year's Eve. Berlin. 1932. A group of artists and communists throw a decadent party to celebrate the night, blissfully unaware of the political changes to come. But as the country succumbs to the seduction of Nazism they are forced to choose between integrity and survival. (more...)

Custom Made to Open Season with Kurt Vonnegut's SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE, 9/12-10/12Custom Made to Open Season with Kurt Vonnegut's SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE, 9/12-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

A satirical and horrifying anti-war story, Slaughterhouse Five, carries a unique poignancy - and humor. A best seller when released, the novel brought Vonnegut to prominence as a major voice in American fiction. It has been adapted for the stage by Tony-nominated and Oscar-winning Eric Simonson and is directed by Custom Made Theatre's Artistic Director Brian Katz. (more...)

Loading Dock Theatre to Present THE TWELFTH LABOR, 9/19-10/11Loading Dock Theatre to Present THE TWELFTH LABOR, 9/19-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Loading Dock Theatre presents The Twelfth Labor, a world premiere epic family drama by Leegrid Stevens. Matt Torney directs a cast of eleven, including Cynthia Babak*, Amy Bizjak*, Jed Dickson*, Jonathan Draxton, Dennis Gagomiros*, Shelby Hightower, Michael Huston*, Tanis LePore, Lynne McCollough*, Erin Treadway, and Brian White. Performances will be staged at The Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street, New York, NY 10012 from September 19-October 11, 2014. (more...)

Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present Tony Kushner's 'THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE', Begin. 5/16Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present Tony Kushner's 'THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE', Begin. 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre welcomes back Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner for the West Coast premiere of his latest play, The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, an epic tale of love, family, sex, money, and politics. Kushner reunites with one of his favorite collaborators, Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone, to bring this sweeping drama to the Roda Theatre. With his trademark mix of soaring intellect and searing emotion, the legendary writer unfurls a poignant story about an Italian family in Brooklyn. When retired longshoreman Gus Marcantonio decides to die, his kids come home with a raucous parade of lovers and spouses to find that even the house keeps secrets. A portrait of a dysfunctional family filled with weighty dialogue, humor, and passion, Kushner's four-act play previews Friday, May 16, opens on Wednesday, May 21, and runs through Sunday, June 29, 2014. (more...)

Cast Set for Ken Urban's SENSE OF AN ENDING World Premiere at Theatre503 This SpringCast Set for Ken Urban's SENSE OF AN ENDING World Premiere at Theatre503 This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The world premiere of award-winning playwright Ken Urban's Sense of an Ending, directed by Jonathan O'Boyle, will be showing at Theatre503 from May. This compelling political thriller shines a light on journalistic truth amid the atrocity of the Rwandan genocide. The production will run at Theatre503, The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW from Tuesday 12th May through Saturday 6th June 2015. Press Night: Friday 15th May 2015. (more...)

People's Light & Theatre Stages DEAR ELIZABETH, Now thru 4/27People's Light & Theatre Stages DEAR ELIZABETH, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

People's Light & Theatre presents the regional premiere of Dear Elizabeth running today, April 2-27 on the Steinbright Stage. Lisa Rothe directs. People's Light & Theatre is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. (more...)

Coeurage Theatre Company's THE YELLOW BOAT Opens TonightCoeurage Theatre Company's THE YELLOW BOAT Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's 'Pay What You Want' Company, has announced the first production of its 2014 season, The Yellow Boat by David Saar. Directed by Joseph V. Calarco, the opening is set for tonight, April 19 at 8pm. The Yellow Boat will play through May 25 at GTC Burbank. (more...)

Cornish College to Honor Tony Kushner and Deborah F. Rutter at 2014 Commencement, 5/10Cornish College to Honor Tony Kushner and Deborah F. Rutter at 2014 Commencement, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

President Nancy J. Uscher has announced that Cornish College of the Arts will award honorary degrees at this year's commencement to ground-breaking American playwright Tony Kushner and to Deborah F. Rutter, president-elect of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Kushner is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Emmy Awards, and a recipient of the National Medal for Arts. One of the nation's leading arts administrators, Ms. Rutter assumes leadership of the Kennedy Center in September. Most recently she has served as president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and, prior to that, she was the executive director of the Seattle Symphony. (more...)

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