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A Walk in the Woods is a 1988 play by Lee Blessing. It depicts the developing relationship between two arms limitation negotiators, one Russian and one American, over a year of negotiation. The play was nominated for both a Tony award and a Pulitzer Prize.


Keen Company's A WALK IN THE WOODS, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins TonightKeen Company's A WALK IN THE WOODS, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company kicks off their 2014 - '15 season with the first major New York revival of Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods, starring Kathleen Chalfant and Paul Niebanck, and directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/9/14 - Keke and Sherri Join CINDERELLA, THE COUNTRY HOUSE Begins and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/9/14 - Keke and Sherri Join CINDERELLA, THE COUNTRY HOUSE Begins and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 9, 2014

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: Keke Palmer steps into CINDERELLA's glass slippers tonight, THE COUNTRY HOUSE begins previews, a whole slew of off-Broadway shows begin performances, Jujamcyn Theaters dim their lights to honor Joan Rivers and more! (more...)

Kate Blumberg, Todd Weeks & More Lead La Jolla Playhouse's KINGDOM CITY, Beginning TonightKate Blumberg, Todd Weeks & More Lead La Jolla Playhouse's KINGDOM CITY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse presents the world-premiere production of Kingdom City, by Sheri Wilner, directed by Jackson Gay. The production runs tonight, September 4, through October 5 (press opening on Friday, September 12 at 8pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Company of Fools to Offer A WALK IN THE WOODS Reading, 9/27Company of Fools to Offer A WALK IN THE WOODS Reading, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools will present a play reading of Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods on Saturday, September 27, at 6:30pm at The Center in Ketchum. This reading, which is free and open to the public, is part of The Center's fall BIG IDEA multidisciplinary project, Forests, Foraging and Fires. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

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Geordie Johnson and Irene Poole to Star in Tarragon' THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECEGeordie Johnson and Irene Poole to Star in Tarragon' THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of The Bakelite Masterpiece, written by Tarragon playwright-in-residence Kate Cayley, directed by Tarragon's Artistic Director Richard Rose and starring two award-winning, powerhouse actors, Geordie Johnson and Irene Poole. Set in the Netherlands in the aftermath of World War II, this penetrating new play exploring art, forgery and war crimes opens October 29 and runs to November 30 (with previews from October 21) in Tarragon's Extraspace. (more...)

Circle X Theatre Co. Presents Newest Readings, 10/06-11/03Circle X Theatre Co. Presents Newest Readings, 10/06-11/03
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

Circle X Theatre Co. celebrates the new work of Meredith Stiehm, Bill Lawrence, Tim Mason, Lee Blessing, Fielding Edlow, and Lina Patel with their newest reading series October 6th - November 3rd. (more...)

Robert Redford in Talks for Disney's PETE'S DRAGON RemakeRobert Redford in Talks for Disney's PETE'S DRAGON Remake
by Movies News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Redford has entered negotiations to join Disney's live-action and CGI reboot of PETE'S DRAGON, directed by David Lowery from a script he co-wrote with Toby Halbrooks. (more...)

What Makes YOU Smile? Orthodontists Invite You to Post a Smiling Selfie @ mylifemysmile.orgWhat Makes YOU Smile? Orthodontists Invite You to Post a Smiling Selfie @ mylifemysmile.org
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) wants to know What Makes You Smile? Maybe it's your family, the Texas Two-Step, A Walk in the Woods, yoga class, your favorite fishing hole or whipping up a gourmet meal. If you are currently seeing an orthodontist or have completed orthodontic treatment, you are invited to take a smiling selfie and post it to mylifemysmile.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Blessing Sees The Arms Race as A WALK IN THE WOODSBWW Reviews: Blessing Sees The Arms Race as A WALK IN THE WOODS
by Michael Dale - Oct 1, 2014

Kathleen Chalfant and Paul Niebanck star as Cold War negotiators out for a friendly stroll. (more...)

MEMPHIS Team DiPietro, Bryan & Ashley to Reunite for CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse; 2014/15 Season Announced!MEMPHIS Team DiPietro, Bryan & Ashley to Reunite for CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse; 2014/15 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

La Jolla Playhouse announces four shows for its 2014/2015 season, boasting numerous Tony Award-winning playwrights, directors and actors. The season kicks off with a Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. (more...)

Billy Crystal Brings 700 SUNDAYS Back to Broadway's Imperial Theatre TonightBilly Crystal Brings 700 SUNDAYS Back to Broadway's Imperial Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Billy Crystal will return to Broadway this fall for a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 Sundays. This will mark the final engagement of this production. Previews begin tonight, November 5, 2013 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with opening night scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2013 and a final performance set for Sunday, January 5, 2014. 700 Sundaysis performed and written by Mr. Crystal with additional content by Alan Zweibel and direction by Des McAnuff. (more...)

Bill Bryson to Tour Australia in 2014 with 'MANY A TRUE WORD'Bill Bryson to Tour Australia in 2014 with 'MANY A TRUE WORD'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

It was announced today by Lateral Events that Bill Bryson, one of the world's most accomplished and loved authors will travel to Australia to appear in a live show entitled Bill Bryson - Many a True Word, an Illuminating Interview. (more...)

Post-Thanksgiving BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update 11/29 - CABARET in Huge Lead!Post-Thanksgiving BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update 11/29 - CABARET in Huge Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Voting is now underway for Atlanta! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Billy Crystal Brings Tony-Winning 700 SUNDAYS Back to Broadway's Imperial Theatre TonightBilly Crystal Brings Tony-Winning 700 SUNDAYS Back to Broadway's Imperial Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Billy Crystal will return to Broadway this fall for a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 Sundays. This will mark the final engagement of this production. Previews began Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with opening night scheduled for tonight, November 13, 2013 and a final performance set for Sunday, January 5, 2014. 700 Sundays is performed and written by Mr. Crystal with additional content by Alan Zweibel and direction by Des McAnuff. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 11/10/2013Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 11/10/2013
by BWW - Nov 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/10/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Principle Photography Underway for A WALK IN THE WOODS, Starring Emma ThompsonPrinciple Photography Underway for A WALK IN THE WOODS, Starring Emma Thompson
by Movies News Desk - May 5, 2014

Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films announced today the start of production on A Walk in the Woods, the film adaptation of acclaimed humorist and travel writer Bill Bryson's best-selling memoir. (more...)

Circle Circle dot dot Named La Jolla Playhouse's 2014-15 Resident Theatre CompanyCircle Circle dot dot Named La Jolla Playhouse's 2014-15 Resident Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse has announced Circle Circle dot dot (CCdd) as its 2014/2015 resident theatre company. Spearheaded by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, the Resident Theatre Program aims to encourage the artistic development of performing arts organizations, while advancing and contributing to the San Diego theatre scene as a whole. The program provides a temporary home each year to one of the many local companies without a permanent venue. (more...)

Kinan Valdez and Lakin Valdez to Star in La Jolla Playhouse's 'Without Walls' Production of EL HENRY, Running 6/14-29Kinan Valdez and Lakin Valdez to Star in La Jolla Playhouse's 'Without Walls' Production of EL HENRY, Running 6/14-29
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming Without Walls (WoW) production of El Henry, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part One by Culture Clash's Herbert Siguenza, directed by San Diego REPertory Theatre Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse. Presented in association with San Diego REP, El Henry will run June 14 - 29 (press opening: Friday, June 20 at 7:30pm) at SILO, in the vibrant new East Village neighborhood of Makers Quarter. (more...)

NYPL for the Performing Arts Hosts Exhibition Celebrating the O'Neill Center's 50th Anniversary, Now thru 9/16NYPL for the Performing Arts Hosts Exhibition Celebrating the O'Neill Center's 50th Anniversary, Now thru 9/16
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

To celebrate the O'Neill's 50th anniversary and influence, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will present Launchpad of the American Theater: The O'Neill Since 1964, a new free multimedia exhibition on display in the Vincent Astor Gallery May 17 through September 16, 2014. The exhibition will chart the journey of American theater at the O'Neill from its past to present and future, and explore the creative development of its playwrights, composers, students, puppeteers and performers. (more...)

A LITTLE TOUCH OF COWARD IN THE NIGHT Comes to the Met Room, 6/21A LITTLE TOUCH OF COWARD IN THE NIGHT Comes to the Met Room, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SuzBo Entertainment Inc. presents 'A Little Touch of Coward in the Night', the Words and Music of NOL COWARD. Starring Suzanne Petri and John Eskola with director Bob Breuler and musical director Bob Moreen. (more...)

Mary Steenburgen Joins A WALK IN THE WOODSMary Steenburgen Joins A WALK IN THE WOODS
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2014

Deadline reports that Mary Steenburgen has joined the cast of A Walk in the Woods, the film adaptation of humorist and travel writer Bill Bryson's best-selling memoir. Ken Kwapis (He's Just Not That Into You) directs. The film was written by Academy Award winner Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine). (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Receives Grants in Support of Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHATLa Jolla Playhouse Receives Grants in Support of Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse is the recipient of three prestigious and highly-competitive grants to support its world-premiere production of The Who & The What, by 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar, directed by Kimberly Senior, running February 11 - March 9 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. The grants include the Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award, as well awards from The Laurents/Hatcher Foundation and The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation Theatre Visions Fund. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present World Premiere of Lee Blessing's A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS, 4/24-5/25NJ Rep to Present World Premiere of Lee Blessing's A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS, 4/24-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company's season of premieres continues with Pulitzer Prize and Tony-nominated playwright Lee Blessing's sequel to his Cold War play, 'A Walk in the Woods'. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse's Next 'Without Walls' Production Is EL HENRY, Running 6/14-29La Jolla Playhouse's Next 'Without Walls' Production Is EL HENRY, Running 6/14-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Following its hugely successful Without Walls (WoW) Festival last October, La Jolla Playhouse announces the latest production in its acclaimed site-based theatre series: El Henry, written by and starring Culture Clash's Herbert Siguenza, directed by San Diego REPertory Theatre Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse. Presented in association with San Diego REP, the show will run June 14 - 29 at SILO in downtown San Diego's Makers Quarter. Performances run Tuesday through Sunday at 7:30pm. (more...)

Bill Bryson Tours Australia in 2014 with 'MANY A TRUE WORD' Beg. TodayBill Bryson Tours Australia in 2014 with 'MANY A TRUE WORD' Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

It was announced today by Lateral Events that Bill Bryson, one of the world's most accomplished and loved authors will travel to Australia to appear in a live show entitled Bill Bryson - Many a True Word, an Illuminating Interview. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Adds THE DARRELL HAMMOND PROJECT World Premiere to 2014-15 SeasonLa Jolla Playhouse Adds THE DARRELL HAMMOND PROJECT World Premiere to 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces a new production for its 2014/2015 season: The Darrell Hammond Project, written by Saturday Night Live star Darrell Hammond and Elizabeth Stein and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Performed by Hammond, this world-premiere, one-man show will run February 6 - March 8, 2015 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Casts/Creative Teams for THE ORPHAN OF ZHAO and ETHER DOMELa Jolla Playhouse Announces Casts/Creative Teams for THE ORPHAN OF ZHAO and ETHER DOME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the casts and creative teams for its upcoming productions of The Orphan of Zhao and Ether Dome. Tickets for both productions are available by calling Playhouse Patron Services at (858) 550-1010 or at LaJollaPlayhouse.org. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents ELEEMOSYNARY, 7/11-12 & 18-19Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents ELEEMOSYNARY, 7/11-12 & 18-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to present Lee Blessing's award winning 'Eleemosynary'. 'Eleemosynary' won the prestigious Los Angeles Drama Critics Award in 1997 for its penetrating study of three remarkable women. MET will present the play as part of its MET-X series. MET-X is programming, usually self-produced by Ensemble Members, created outside of MET's Mainstage season to expand the collective horizons of the Ensemble and its audience. 'Eleemosynary' will play from July 11-12 and July 18-19 at 8pm at Maryland Ensemble Theatre located in the historic FSK Hotel at 31 W Patrick Street in downtown Frederick. (more...)

Kate Blumberg, Todd Weeks & More to Lead La Jolla Playhouse's KINGDOM CITY this Fall; Jackson Gay to DirectKate Blumberg, Todd Weeks & More to Lead La Jolla Playhouse's KINGDOM CITY this Fall; Jackson Gay to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming world-premiere production of Kingdom City, by Sheri Wilner, directed by Jackson Gay. The production runs September 4 - October 5 (press opening on Friday, September 12 at 8pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, and tickets are available at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010. (more...)

Riley Productions' THE REAL THING to Open 2/1Riley Productions' THE REAL THING to Open 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Riley Productions presents Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING directed by Linda Alznauer at the Two Roads Theatre in Studio City. In this witty take on love and marriage, Henry, a famous playwright, finds himself the star of his own real-life drama. He discovers that what he has written in his latest play seems to be happening in real life and is turning his world upside down. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Christopher Plummer, Des McAnuff Talk CTG's A WORD OR TWO on Opening NightSTAGE TUBE: Christopher Plummer, Des McAnuff Talk CTG's A WORD OR TWO on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, "A Word or Two," which opened at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, "A Word or Two" is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Click below to watch interviews with Plummer and McAnuff on opening night! (more...)

Christopher Plummer to Bring A WORD OR TWO to Ahmanson Theatre; Opens 1/22Christopher Plummer to Bring A WORD OR TWO to Ahmanson Theatre; Opens 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, 'A Word or Two,' which opens at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, 'A Word or Two' is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. (more...)

Monika Jolly to Star in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast Announced!Monika Jolly to Star in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces its final production for its 2013/14 season: the world premiere of The Who & The What, by Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for Disgraced and author of the acclaimed novel American Dervish, directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), running February 11 - March 9, 2014 (press opening: Wednesday, February 19 at 7:30pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Square One Theatre Continues 24th Season with TIME STANDS STILL, 2/28-3/15Square One Theatre Continues 24th Season with TIME STANDS STILL, 2/28-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2014

Square One Theatre's second production of its 24th Anniversary Season is Time Stands Still, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies,described as warm, funny and humane and is acknowledged as one of his best plays. (more...)

MCT to Present Reading of Gwendolyn Rice's SILENT, 3/10MCT to Present Reading of Gwendolyn Rice's SILENT, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

True to its mission of nurturing local theatre artists, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents the Montgomery Davis Play Development Series staged reading of SILENT, by Madison-based playwright Gwendolyn Rice. J.C. Clementz directs a cast of six Milwaukee favorites including Kamille Dawkins, Richard Halverson, Chike Johnson, Robert Spencer, Jonathan Wainwright and C. Michael Wright. (more...)

Monika Jolly Stars in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse, Beg. TonightMonika Jolly Stars in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse presents its final production for its 2013/14 season: the world premiere of The Who & The What, by Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for Disgraced and author of the acclaimed novel American Dervish, directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), running tonight, February 11 - March 9, 2014 (press opening: Wednesday, February 19 at 7:30pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update 12/6 - Farmer, Coady in Lead!BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update 12/6 - Farmer, Coady in Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Voting is now underway for Atlanta! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Last Chance to Vote - Kimberly Maugans Leads!BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Last Chance to Vote - Kimberly Maugans Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Atlanta! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update 12/20 - Have You Voted?BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update 12/20 - Have You Voted?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for San Antonio! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS to Play Theatre du Chatelet in AprilINTO THE WOODS to Play Theatre du Chatelet in April
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Next up at Theatre du Chatelet is Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods, which will run April 1-12 . The production will star Kimy Mc Laren (Cinderella), Leslie Clack (Narrator), Nicholas Garrett (Baker), Christine Buffle (Baker's wife), Beverley Klein (The witch), Pascal Charbonneau (Jack), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Jack's mother), Francesca Jackson (Little Red Riding Hood), David Curry (Rapunzel's Prince), Damian Thantrey (Steward) and Orchestre de chambre de Paris. (more...)

NJ Rep Announces 2014 Season of World PremieresNJ Rep Announces 2014 Season of World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

New Jersey Repertory Company has announced its 2014 Season, featuring a new slate of world premieres. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for ReadersBookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

More summer reading memories (see part one andtwo) from our staff: we'll begin with contributing editor Robert Gray, and J.L. Carr's A Month in the Country: 'A smart, sweet and bittersweet novel. 'Summertime! And summertime in my early twenties! And in love!' Tom Birkin--who is not an exclaimer by nature--exclaims. 'No, better than that--secretly in love, coddling it up in myself. It's an odd feeling, coming rarely more than once in most of our lifetimes. In books, as often as not, they represent it as a sort of anguish but it wasn't so for me. Later, perhaps, but not then.' ' (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Present THE GOOD FATHER, 9/17-10/12Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Present THE GOOD FATHER, 9/17-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents the Midwest premiere of THE GOOD FATHER by Christian O'Reilly. This contemporary Irish love story features local artists - and real-life married couple - Laura Gray and Jonathan Wainwright. THE GOOD FATHER performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. The show runs September 17 - October 12, 2014. (more...)

City Lights Theatre Company Begins 2014/15 Season With ART, 09/18-10/19City Lights Theatre Company Begins 2014/15 Season With ART, 09/18-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The City Lights Theatre Company will be beginning its 2014/15 season with Yasmina Reza's 'Art,' followed by 'Build,' 'Exit, Pursued By A Bear,' 'West Side Story', and more. (more...)

Keen Company's 15th Season to Feature Kathleen Chalfant in A WALK IN THE WOODS and Revival of JOHN & JENKeen Company's 15th Season to Feature Kathleen Chalfant in A WALK IN THE WOODS and Revival of JOHN & JEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company today announced that their 2014 - '15 season will begin with the first major New York revival of Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods starring Kathleen Chalfant and Paul Niebanck, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein. It will be followed in the spring by a rare revival of John & Jen, the musical with music by Andrew Lippa, lyrics by Tom Greenwald, and a book by Lippa and Greenwald. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS Now at NJ Rep - Don't Miss It!BWW Reviews: A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS Now at NJ Rep - Don't Miss It!
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 30, 2014

Metropolitan area audiences will enjoy 'A View of the Mountains' now onstage at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch. Written by Lee Blessing and directed by Evan Bergman, a family reunion becomes an uncomfortable, yet comical meeting as political and personal tensions surface. (more...)

NJ Rep Presents World Premiere of Lee Blessing's A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS, Now thru 5/25NJ Rep Presents World Premiere of Lee Blessing's A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company's season of premieres continues with Pulitzer Prize and Tony-nominated playwright Lee Blessing's sequel to his Cold War play, 'A Walk in the Woods'. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Lee Blessing, Playwright for A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS at NJ RepBWW Interviews: Lee Blessing, Playwright for A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 18, 2014

Renowned playwright Lee Blessing talks about 'A View of the Mountains' which will be staged at New Jersey Repertory in Long Branch through May 25th. (more...)

NYPL for the Performing Arts to Host Exhibition Celebrating the O'Neill Center's 50th Anniversary, 5/17-9/16NYPL for the Performing Arts to Host Exhibition Celebrating the O'Neill Center's 50th Anniversary, 5/17-9/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

To celebrate the O'Neill's 50th anniversary and influence, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will present Launchpad of the American Theater: The O'Neill Since 1964, a new free multimedia exhibition on display in the Vincent Astor Gallery May 17 through September 16, 2014. The exhibition will chart the journey of American theater at the O'Neill from its past to present and future, and explore the creative development of its playwrights, composers, students, puppeteers and performers. (more...)

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