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A psychological mystery of survival and politics, this award-winning play is considered by many to be Fugard's masterpiece.



Set in apartheid-era South Africa, Aloes shows how a nation's ideology creates an atmosphere that is either nurturing or poisonous. At what point does personal survival outweigh social justice? What happens to a friendship undermined by fear and paranoia? What can be done when mere existence is considered an act of treason?


T. Oliver Reid, Nancy Anderson and Michael Thurber to Lead PREMIERES' Inner Voices Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

PREMIERES, the New York based music theater organization whose mission is 'to bring new music theater to light,' has announced the complete cast and creative teams for this season's Inner Voices, the biannual series of solo works featuring new teams of playwrights and composers. (more...)

THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK West Coast Premiere to Run 11/7-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The Fountain Theatre continues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens on November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

People's Light to Stage Regional Premiere of AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, 10/14-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

People's Light presents AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, running from October 14 through November 8, 2015. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and More Star in HBO's MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

HBO Films presents in association with SAF Films West MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, starring Academy Award(R) winner Christopher Plummer ('Beginners'), Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') and Benjamin Walker ('Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'); directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears ('The Queen') from a script by Shawn Slovo ('A World Apart'); and executive produced by Emmy(R) winner Frank Doelger (HBO's 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Gathering Storm'), Emmy(R) winner Tracey Scoffield (HBO's 'The Gathering Storm'), Jonathan Cameron and Stephen Frears. (more...)

David Margulies, Lenny Wolpe and More Set for OVER THE RIVER AND THEROUGH THE WOODS at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2012

Casting is announced for Westport Country Playhouse's Script in Hand playreading of "Over the River and Through the Woods" by Tony Award-winning playwright Joe DiPietro, a comedy about a single, Italian-American guy who visits his beloved, though annoying, grandparents every Sunday for dinner. Scheduled for one-night-only on Monday, November 12, 7 p.m., the cast includes Matthew Amendt, Nicole Lowrance, David Marguiles, Frances Sternhagen, Maria Tucci, and Lenny Wolpe. Director is Anne Keefe, Playhouse artistic advisor. (more...)

Cherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, has announced the rotating casts for the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). (more...)

People's Light to Stage Regional Premiere of AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, 10/14-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

People's Light presents AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, running from October 14 through November 8, 2015. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. (more...)

THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK West Coast Premiere Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

The Fountain Theatre continues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens tonight, November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

The Fountain Theatrecontinues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens on November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Run 12/2-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings its uplifting production of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol to The Pabst Theater this December. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Announces Cast for ALL GOOD MEN, April 29-May 14
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2012

The Finborough Theatre presents the first UK production in nearly 40 years of Trevor Griffiths' All Good Men, last seen at the Young Vic in a production by the National Theatre in 1975, and opening at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of eight Sunday and Monday evening performances on Sunday, 29 April 2012. (more...)

Tucci, Corman Among Cast for Alchemy Theatre Company's FLIGHT Opening 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Alchemy Theatre Company of Manhattan (Robert Saxner, Producing Artistic Director) in association with Playwrights' Playground NYC presents Off Broadway* the world premiere of FLIGHT by Michel Wallerstein at the DR 2 Theatre, 103 East 15th Street - off Union Square. Previews begin March 2nd and the Opening is Wednesday, March 7th for a limited engagement The new play stars Maddie Corman, Maria Tucci, Jonathan Walker. (more...)

FLIGHT Opens Tonight at The DR 2 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Alchemy Theatre Company of Manhattan in association with Playwrights' Playground NYC is presenting the world premiere of FLIGHT by Michel Wallerstein, Off Broadway at the DR 2 Theatre, 103 East 15th Street - off Union Square. Previews began Friday, March 2nd and Opening Wednesday, March 7th for the limited engagement, through April 1 2pm matinee. (more...)

Quotidian Theatre Company to Present A LESSON FROM ALOES, 4/29-5/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

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KC Rep Announces Cast of THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre will continue its 2015-16 season with The Fantasticks, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Producing Director Jerry Genochio. (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse to Stage THE ROAD TO MECCA, 3/28-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Award-winning South African playwright Athol Fugard tells the true story of Helen Martins, an eccentric elderly woman who is being pressured by her conservative village to abandon her art and enter a retirement home. Miss Helen's young friend Elsa comes to her aid in hopes of resisting the bullying attempts of Reverend Marius to uproot Helen from her home. (more...)

Syracuse Stage Releases 2014-2015 Season Teaser, Includes Award Winning Works
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2014

Syracuse Stage is pleased to announce that the 2014/15 season will include Sizwe Banzi is Dead, the acclaimed 1975 Tony Award-winning play by Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona. Intensely funny and poignant, Sizwe tells the tale of a black man in apartheid-era South Africa who is trying to overcome restrictive work regulations in order to support his family. An opportunity comes his way-unexpectedly-but taking it comes at an unusual cost. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre's MEN'S LIVES Revival Begins July 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

Bay Street Theatre has announced the second production of the 2012 Mainstage Season. MEN'S LIVES, by Joe Pintauro; based on the book by Peter Matthiessen is currently in rehearsal in New York City under the direction of Harris Yulin. Previews begin Tuesday, July 3 at Bay Street Theatre. The show will run through Sunday, July 29. Previews are sponsored by PCH Builders and Property Management. (more...)

Nylon Fusion Theatre to Debut MARINA and MATA HARI at Planet Connections, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company presents two world-premiere one-act works by Don Nigro Marina and Mata Hari, at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, about two women who bravely faced personal battles as they were caught up in the turmoil of the two world wars. Directed by Ivette Dumeng, and starring Tatyana Kot in the title roles, with Curtis James Nielsen, Marina and Mata Hari will be performed together at the Robert Moss Theatre at 440 Lafayette Street beginning tomorrow, June 15th. (more...)

Gregg Edelman and Maria Tucci to Lead Westport Country Playhouse's THE BREAD WINNER Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2012

Tony Award nominated actors Gregg Edelman and Maria Tucci are among the cast members in the comedy, "The Bread Winner" by W. Somerset Maugham, presented as a Script in Hand playreading at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, June 25, 7 p.m. (more...)

Pramila Jayapal to Lead Post-play Discussion After 6/19 Matinee Performance of SORRY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2016

Pramila Jayapal, a Washington State Senator and candidate for Congress, will lead a post-play discussion immediately following the Sunday, June 19, matinee performance of Sorry. Sorry, by Richard Nelson, is a smart, funny and timely play that asks how we make the right choices, both at home and in the larger political world. In an election season marked with so much anger and shouting, Sorry offers instead a "lovely . . . feeling of shared citizenship,' (New York Times) where one family, trying to make the right choice in their own difficult decision, still manage, with humor and grace, to talk to one another using their 'inside voices.' Pramila Jayapal's participation makes tangible this intimate, vital connection between the personal and the political, the local and the national. (more...)

Joe McDermott To Lead Post-play Discussion Following 6/23 Performance of SORRY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2016

Joe McDermott, King County Council member and candidate for Congress, will lead a post-play discussion immediately following the Thursday, June 23, performance of Sorry. Sorry, by Richard Nelson, is a smart, funny and timely play that asks how we make the right choices, both at home and in the larger political world. In an election season marked with so much anger and shouting, Sorry offers instead a "lovely . . . feeling of shared citizenship,' (New York Times) where one family, trying to make the right choice in their own difficult decision, still manage, with humor and grace, to talk to one another using their 'inside voices.' Joe McDerrmott's participation makes tangible this intimate, vital connection between the personal and the political, the local and the national. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/11/2015 - TAJ, CONSENT, POLITICS, DREAM Open Off-Broadway!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 11, 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: It's an off-Broadway extravaganza with four openings tonight! (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night at Bay Street Theatre's MEN'S LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

Bay Street Theatre presents the second production of its 2012 Mainstage Season, MEN'S LIVES, which opened officially last Saturday evening, July 7, 2012. The play was written by Joe Pintauro; based on the book by Peter Matthiessen; directed by Harris Yulin. The show runs through Sunday, July 29. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

THE OFFICE's Jenna Fischer and More to Star in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre's MEN'S LIVES Revival Begins Tonight, July 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

Bay Street Theatre has announced the second production of the 2012 Mainstage Season. MEN'S LIVES, by Joe Pintauro; based on the book by Peter Matthiessen is currently in rehearsal in New York City under the direction of Harris Yulin. Previews begin tonight, July 3 at Bay Street Theatre. The show will run through Sunday, July 29. Previews are sponsored by PCH Builders and Property Management. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre's MEN'S LIVES Revival Begins July 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

Bay Street Theatre has announced the second production of the 2012 Mainstage Season. MEN'S LIVES, by Joe Pintauro; based on the book by Peter Matthiessen is currently in rehearsal in New York City under the direction of Harris Yulin. Previews begin Tuesday, July 3 at Bay Street Theatre. The show will run through Sunday, July 29. Previews are sponsored by PCH Builders and Property Management. (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and More Star in HBO's MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, to Air 10/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

HBO Films presents in association with SAF Films West MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, starring Academy Award(R) winner Christopher Plummer ('Beginners'), Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') and Benjamin Walker ('Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'); directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears ('The Queen') from a script by Shawn Slovo ('A World Apart'); and executive produced by Emmy(R) winner Frank Doelger (HBO's 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Gathering Storm'), Emmy(R) winner Tracey Scoffield (HBO's 'The Gathering Storm'), Jonathan Cameron and Stephen Frears. (more...)

Broadway Lights to Dim Tomorrow in Memory of Producer Ashton Springer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

The Broadway community mourns the loss of prominent producer Ashton Springer, who passed away on July 15th at age 92. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday, July 24th, at exactly 8:00 p.m. for one minute. (more...)

SEVEN GUITARS, GOD OF CARNAGE, ARCADIA and More Set for Juilliard Drama's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Juilliard Drama announces its 2015-16 season of fully-staged productions featuring Juilliard's 45th group of acting students in their fourth and final year in the drama program at Juilliard. (more...)

MEN'S LIVES Opens Tomorrow at Bay Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce the second production of the 2012 Mainstage Season. MEN'S LIVES, by Joe Pintauro; based on the book by Peter Matthiessen; directed by Harris Yulin begins previews Tuesday, July 3 at Bay Street Theatre. The show will run through Sunday, July 29. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE BLUE IRIS Disappoints and MIES JULIE Thrills on Cape Town Stages
by David Fick - Jul 16, 2012

A decade ago, many disdained the idea of adapting classic plays in the South African idiom. The juxtaposition of THE BLUE IRIS at the Fugard Theatre and MIES JULIE at the Baxter Theatre offers a new opportunity to explore that debate, by no means a new one in the context of South African theatre. (more...)

MCT to Kick Off 2013-14 Season with Yasmina Reza's ART, Begin. 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) kicks off the 2013-2014 theatre season with the Tony Award-winning comedy 'ART,' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, August 8-25, 2013. The cast of three features Milwaukee favorites Tom Klubertanz, Brian Mani and C. Michael Wright. 'ART' performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

The Fountain Theatre to Present THE BLUE IRIS, Opening 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

Continuing its 12-year relationship with Athol Fugard, The Fountain Theatre celebrates the master playwright's 80th birthday with the U.S. premiere of his newest play. Directed by Stephen Sachs and starring Morlan Higgins, Julanne Chidi Hill and Jacqueline Schultz, The Blue Iris opens at the Fountain on August 24, with low-priced previews beginning August 18. (more...)

Eric Ankrim, Josh Rhodes & More Nominated for 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Seattle Theater Writers critics' circle just announced the nomination slate of the fourth annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards,theater awards devoted to recognizing excellence across the economic spectrum of professional Seattle theaters in the prior calendar year. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

MASTER HAROLD... AND THE BOYS Opens 2/14 at Aurora Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Aurora Theatre continues the 2012-2013 Harvel Lab Series sponsored by Georgia Gwinnett College with enduring classic Master Harold… and the boys written by celebrated South African playwright Athol Fugard, from February 14 through March 3, 2013. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Present THE TRAIN DRIVER, 2/25–3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) continues its 40th Anniversary season, with the Midwest premiere of THE TRAIN DRIVER by Athol Fugard. MCT Producing Artistic Director C. Michael Wright, who has collaborated with Fugard in the past, directs this hard-hitting new drama. Performances are February 25 - March 15, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Aurora Theatre's MASTER HAROLD...AND THE BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

Aurora Theatre continues the 2012-2013 Harvel Lab Series sponsored by Georgia Gwinnett College with enduring classic Master Harold... and the boys written by celebrated South African playwright Athol Fugard, now through March 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings its uplifting production of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol to The Pabst Theater this December. (more...)

Photo Flash: Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's ART, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) kicks off the 2013-2014 theatre season with the Tony Award-winning comedy 'ART,' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, opening tonight and running through August 25, 2013. The cast of three features Milwaukee favorites Tom Klubertanz, Brian Mani and C. Michael Wright. 'ART' performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. Check out a first look below! (more...)

MCT Kicks Off 2013-14 Season with Yasmina Reza's ART Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) kicks off the 2013-2014 theatre season with the Tony Award-winning comedy 'ART,' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, tonight, August 8-25, 2013. The cast of three features Milwaukee favorites Tom Klubertanz, Brian Mani and C. Michael Wright. 'ART' performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Patrick Breen, Sophina Brown and Arden Myrin Join Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Long Wharf Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with the Old Globe in San Diego, presents the world premiere of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, running from September 28 through October 23, 2016. The full cast has just been announced! (more...)

MCT to Kick Off 2013-14 Season with Yasmina Reza's ART, Begin. 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) kicks off the 2013-2014 theatre season with the Tony Award-winning comedy 'ART,' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, August 8-25, 2013. The cast of three features Milwaukee favorites Tom Klubertanz, Brian Mani and C. Michael Wright. 'ART' performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Photo Flash: Fountain Theatre Opens U.S. Premiere of Athol Fugard's THE BLUE IRIS Tonight, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

Continuing its 12-year relationship with Athol Fugard, The Fountain Theatre celebrates the master playwright's 80th birthday with the U.S. premiere of his newest play. Directed by Stephen Sachs and starring Morlan Higgins, Julanne Chidi Hill and Jacqueline Schultz, The Blue Iris opens at the Fountain tonight, August 24. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents ALL GOOD MEN, Now thru May 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012

The Finborough Theatre presents the first UK production in nearly 40 years of Trevor Griffiths' All Good Men, last seen at the Young Vic in a production by the National Theatre in 1975, and opening at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of eight Sunday and Monday evening performances tonight, 29 April 2012. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre Announces 2012 Mainstage Season: MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, MEN'S LIVES and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

Bay Street Theatre is celebrating its 21st season and has announced the 2012 Mainstage productions. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Announces Cast for ALL GOOD MEN, April 29-May 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

The Finborough Theatre presents the first UK production in nearly 40 years of Trevor Griffiths' All Good Men, last seen at the Young Vic in a production by the National Theatre in 1975, and opening at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of eight Sunday and Monday evening performances on Sunday, 29 April 2012. (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU This Fall?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Showbiz411 writes that James Earl Jones will likely appear on Broadway this fall in a revival of Kaufman and Hart's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, directed by Michael Wilson. (more...)

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