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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.



Spartan Theatre Company Presents Lee Blessing's A WALK IN THE WOODS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Spartan Theatre Company presents Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods. This Tony-nominated play follows one year of tumultuous arms negotiations between a young, hopeful American diplomat and a worldly Russian official who's seen it all before. Directed by Artistic Director Patrick Belics (Spartan productions of The Pillowman and Closer,) this show makes use of an unorthodox narrative structure to simultaneously illustrate the cold and impersonal nature of modern politics while putting a deeply human face on those who spend countless hours at the negotiation table. (more...)

TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... The 70's in Chicago was a time of amazing people and music for a fresh young face out of Minnesota.  Suzanne Petri, Bobby Schiff, Jim Cox and Robert Breuler share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Paree and The Happy Medium. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

THE BLACK SLOT to Launch AstonRep Theatre Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2016-17 Season, kicking off this fall with its first-ever world premiere - THE BLACK SLOT, Warren Hoffman's hilarious and biting satire about racial politics in the American regional theater, directed by Associate Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen.  (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Begins Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Public Theater's production of Plenty, written by David Hare, recently extended two weeks through Sunday, November 20. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show begins previews tonight, October 4. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends Again at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Public Theater has announced a final extension today for the first major New York revival of PLENTY, written by David Hare. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show began performances on Tuesday, November 4 and was originally extended through Sunday, November 20. It will now run through Thursday, December 1, with an official press opening Sunday, October 23. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant to Host Brooklyn Salon to Benefit New York Foundation for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Kathleen and Henry Chalfant are hosting an intimate salon event on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in their Brooklyn Heights residence to benefit the New York Foundation for the Arts. Performance and video artist Kalup Linzy and multimedia artist Saya Woolfalk are co-hosting the event. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served. (more...)

A NICE FAMILY CHRISTMAS has World Premiere Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Group Rep presents the world premiere comedy A Nice Family Christmas written by Phil Olson, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York. (more...)

Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS Next Up for Pipeline-Collective
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 28, 2016

Pipeline-Collective presents the Nashville premiere of Nick Payne's award-winning play Constellations at the Belmont Little Theatre, running December 16, 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. Directed by David Ian Lee, the plays stars Jason Griffith and Karen Sternberg. (more...)

New Donna Summer Musical, Leigh Silverman-Helmed WILD GOOSE DREAMS and More Round Out La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for the development of new work, announces four world-premiere productions for the 2017/2018 season, including the previously-announced Escape to Margaritaville (May/June), featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett and an original story by co-book writers Greg Garcia ('My Name Is Earl') and Mike O'Malley ('Survivor's Remorse,' 'Shameless'), directed by La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away, Memphis). (more...)

EPIX Orders Second Seasons of Hit Original Series BERLIN STATION and GRAVES
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX announced today the renewal of its first two original scripted series with a second season, 10-episode order for one-hour drama series BERLIN STATION and half-hour dramedy GRAVES. (more...)

Casting Announced for AstonRep Presents ELEEMOSYNARY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2016-17 season with ELEEMOSYNARY, Lee Blessing's poignant portrait of three women, co-directed by Associate Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen* and Company Member Jeremiah Barr*. ELEEMOSYNARY will play February 23 - March 12, 2017 at The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant Hosts Brooklyn Salon to Benefit New York Foundation for the Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Kathleen and Henry Chalfant are hosting an intimate salon event tonight, November 1, 2016 in their Brooklyn Heights residence to benefit the New York Foundation for the Arts. (more...)

A NICE FAMILY CHRISTMAS has World Premiere Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The Group Rep presents the world premiere comedy A Nice Family Christmas written by Phil Olson, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/08/2016
by BWW - May 8, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/08/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 5/29/2016
by BWW - May 29, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/29/2016 for Delaware (more...)

THE BLACK SLOT to Launch AstonRep Theatre Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2016-17 Season, kicking off this fall with its first-ever world premiere - THE BLACK SLOT, Warren Hoffman's hilarious and biting satire about racial politics in the American regional theater, directed by Associate Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/15/2016
by BWW - May 15, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/15/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/01/2016
by BWW - May 1, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/01/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/5/2016
by - Mar 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/5/2016. (more...)

A WALK IN THE WOODS Highlights Nature Photography at bergenPAC, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents A Walk in the Woods. The photographic exhibit “A Walk in the Woods,” is a celebration of the natural world and is an effort to showcase the beauty of Flat Rock Brook Nature Center located in Englewood, New Jersey. (more...)

Who Was Lucille Lortel and Why Is There An Award Named For Her?
by Michael Dale - Mar 31, 2016

With a career spanning seventy years in the theatre, Lucille Lortel's life mission was to help nurture emerging innovative playwrights. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 3/27/2016
by BWW - Mar 27, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/27/2016 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Tony Abatemarco & David Nevell to Star in A WALK IN THE WOODS at ICT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Can personal bonds bridge political chasms? John Henry Davis directs Tony Abatemarco and David Nevell in a brilliant and funny play of ideas by Lee Blessing. A Walk in the Woods opens April 29 at International City Theatre, with two low-priced previews set for April 27 and April 28. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Keen Company Celebrates Opening Night of BOY
by Walter McBride - Mar 11, 2016

Keen Company presents Boy, their spring production, starring Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, Mothers & Sons), Heidi Armbruster (Time Stands Still, Disgraced), Ted Koch (Pillowman, Death of a Salesman, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Paul Niebanck (A Walk in the Woods, Barbecue, In the Next Room or the vibrator play), and Rebecca Rittenhouse (Commons of Pensacola,'Blood & Oil'). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster & More Star in Anna Ziegler's BOY, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Keen Company's spring production of BOY, featuring Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster, Paul Niebanck, and Rebecca Rittenhouse, opens tonight Off-Broadway at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. (more...)

2016 Square One Theatre Subscriber Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Stratford's Square One Theatre Company concluded its twenty-sixth anniversary season recently with the annual presentation of its Subscriber Awards. The awards were selected by the theatre's nearly 1,000 subscribers who voted for performers in various acting categories from the company's three-play, 2015-16 season.  This was the first season for the theatre's new space onstage at Stratford Academy. (more...)

Spartan Theatre Company Presents Lee Blessing's A WALK IN THE WOODS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2016

Spartan Theatre Company presents Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods. This Tony-nominated play follows one year of tumultuous arms negotiations between a young, hopeful American diplomat and a worldly Russian official who's seen it all before. Directed by Artistic Director Patrick Belics (Spartan productions of The Pillowman and Closer,) this show makes use of an unorthodox narrative structure to simultaneously illustrate the cold and impersonal nature of modern politics while putting a deeply human face on those who spend countless hours at the negotiation table. (more...)

ShawChicago to Present MARK TWAIN IN PERSON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

ShawChicago presents Jeff Award nominee Richard Henzel performing in his signature piece, Mark Twain In Person. This production will be at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610 on June 20 at 7 PM. Dessert and wine reception will follow the performance. (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster and More to Headline Anna Ziegler's BOY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce the cast for BOY, Keen Company's spring production, featuring Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, Mothers & Sons) Heidi Armbruster (Time Stands Still, Disgraced), Paul Niebanck (A Walk in the Woods, Barbecue, In the Next Room or the vibrator play), and Rebecca Rittenhouse (Commons of Pensacola,'Blood & Oil'). (more...)

MCT's SLOWGIRL to Run 2/24-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

This winter, travel to Costa Rica with SLOWGIRL, February 24 - March 20, 2016. Milwaukee Chamber Theatre continues its 2015-2016 Season with the Milwaukee premiere of this thought-provoking new play by Greg Pierce, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director C. Michael Wright and starring local favorites Peter Reeves and Sara Zientek. SLOWGIRL performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

George Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 13th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, January 29th at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (more...)

Theatre Nova to Launch Second Season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Theatre Nova, an Ann Arbor company that focuses exclusively on new and recent plays, will launch its second season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKE, a one-man show that reunites the dynamic team from last year's smash 'Buyer & Cellar' - actor Sebastian Gerstner ('The Wizard of Oz' and 'Into the Woods' at Encore Musical Theatre, 'Venus in Fur' and 'The Glass Menagerie' at Performance Network) and director Daniel C. Walker ('Bright Half Life' and 'Buyer & Cellar' at Theatre Nova). (more...)

Theatre Nova to Launch Second Season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Theatre Nova, an Ann Arbor company that focuses exclusively on new and recent plays, will launch its second season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKE, a one-man show that reunites the dynamic team from last year's smash 'Buyer & Cellar' - actor Sebastian Gerstner ('The Wizard of Oz' and 'Into the Woods' at Encore Musical Theatre, 'Venus in Fur' and 'The Glass Menagerie' at Performance Network) and director Daniel C. Walker ('Bright Half Life' and 'Buyer & Cellar' at Theatre Nova). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster & More in BOY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Keen Company presents Boy, their spring production, starring Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, Mothers & Sons), Heidi Armbruster (Time Stands Still, Disgraced), Ted Koch (Pillowman, Death of a Salesman, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Paul Niebanck (A Walk in the Woods, Barbecue, In the Next Room or the vibrator play), and Rebecca Rittenhouse (Commons of Pensacola,'Blood & Oil'). Check out a first look below! (more...)

A WALK IN THE WOODS Highlights Nature Photography at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents A Walk in the Woods. The photographic exhibit “A Walk in the Woods,” is a celebration of the natural world and is an effort to showcase the beauty of Flat Rock Brook Nature Center located in Englewood, New Jersey. (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster and More Headline Anna Ziegler's BOY, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

BOY, a co-production with the Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Ensemble Studio Theatre (William Carden, Artistic Director, Paul A. Slee, Executive Director)/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project (Doron Weber, Vice President, Programs and Program Director), begins performances tonight, February 23rd, with opening night set for March 10th. (more...)

Michael Urie & Ryan Spahn Will Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala; Sally Field, Bill Pullman & More Join Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Vineyard Theatre today announced that their 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy will be hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. Scott Schwartz will direct the evening. Paul Masse will be the music director. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/20/2016
by - Feb 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/20/2016. (more...)

Square One Theatre to Continue 26th Season with THE OUTGOING TIDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Square One Theatre continues its 26th Anniversary Season with The Outgoing Tide, by Bruce Graham. This new drama hums with dark humor and powerful emotion. Gunner, husband and father, has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family's future, but meets with resistance from his wife and son, who have plans of their own. 'Before the tide goes out' - the three must quickly find common ground and come to an understanding. (more...)

CLOSER THAN EVER, VANYA AND SONIA, SHIPWRECKED! & More Set for International City Theatre's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

International City Theatre has announced a season of five critically acclaimed plays by six multiple award-winning writers for 2016. The company's 31st season launches on Feb. 12 at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Broadway, Chicago Stars Round Out Principal Cast of Lyric Opera's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today casting for the remaining principal roles in its grand-scale production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, featuring Broadway stars Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam. Additional Broadway artists Ali Ewoldt (Tuptim), Alan Ariano (The Kralahome) and Rona Figueroa (Lady Thiang) join the cast, along with Sam Simahk (Lun Tha) and Chicagoland artists Charlie Babbo (Louis Leonowens), Jomar Ferreras (Interpreter), John Lister (Captain Orton), David Parkes (Sir Edward Ramsay), Peter Sipla (Phra Alack) and Matthew Uzarraga (Prince Chulalongkorn). All but Lister make their Lyric debuts with The King and I. (more...)

Adam Langdon Tapped for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, has just revealed casting for its North American tour. (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 4/03/2016
by BWW - Apr 3, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/03/2016 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/24/2016
by BWW - Apr 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/24/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Amazon Prime Video & Broad Green Pictures Announce Exclusive Distribution Deal
by Movies News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Broad Green Pictures and Amazon today announced a multi-year output deal, which will make Prime Video the exclusive premium subscription home for Broad Green's upcoming slate of theatrical films. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 4/15/2016 - PARAMOUR in Previews and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 15, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR begins previews on Saturday! (more...)

MPSF Speaker Series Brings Luminaries to Bay Area in 2016-2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

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Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 4/10/2016
by BWW - Apr 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/10/2016 for Appleton, WI (more...)

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