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Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews on Thursday, October 24 and open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 - December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway's War Horse and Folger's Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar's closest ally, Mark Antony. (more...)

5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE to Make Regional Debut at B Street Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

B Street Theatre's Mainstage will present the regional premiere of 5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE, playing October 4 - November 15, 2015. (more...)

Women's Project Theater Seeks Female Playwrights, Directors, Producers for 2014-16 Lab; Deadline 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Women's Project Theater, the 36-year-old non-profit company dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, is seeking a few good women for its 2014-2016 Lab of playwrights, directors and producers, underwritten with a generous grant from the Time Warner Foundation. The application deadline is November 4. (more...)

NORWAY PLAYS: DRAMA BEYOND IBSEN to Open Off-Broadway at Theater For The New City, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Ego Actus and Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC) present the US Premiere of NORWAY PLAYS: DRAMA BEYOND IBSEN. The evening features two 70-minute one act plays by contemporary Norwegian playwrights, both of whom have won the prestigious Ibsen Award: THE RETURNING by Fredrik Brattberg (directed by Henning Hegland) and MORE by Maria Tryti Vennerod (directed by Joan Kane). Previews of this limited Off-Broadway engagement begin November 9 at Theater For The New City with opening is slated for November 13. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MISS SAIGON Flies Away From the Fisher Theatre Oct 6
by Anton Anderssen - Oct 6, 2013

A special open captioned performance of Miss Saigon has been announced for tonight at 7:30 pm. Seats are being held in an area of the main floor for this performance for those who are in need of this service. Tickets for this reserved section may be purchase in person at the Fisher Theatre Box Office or by phone at 313-872-1000, ext. 0. (more...)

Final Workshop of THE FALL – BERLIN WALL PROJECT Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

This November, as we approach the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Natalie Gershtein (Beautiful City Theatre) produces the final workshop production of THE FALL - BERLIN WALL PROJECT, a multimedia theater performance. This workshop is in preparation for the New York Premiere at La MaMa ETC in 2016 and a European Tour in 2015. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, Opens 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from tonight, October 28 - December 7, 2014. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews today, October 24 and open today, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

HANDLE WITH CARE to Play B Street Theatre This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

B Street is pleased to present the regional premiere of HANDLE WITH CARE as the Mainstage offering for the 2015 holiday season. (more...)

NO WORD IN GUYANESE FOR ME Reading Set for Rainbow Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Rainbow Theatre Project's next reading, No Word in Guyanese for Me, will tackle one of today's most sensitive issues: the conflict that exists for many between their sexual identity and their faith. Written by Wendy Graf, No Word in Guyanese for Me will be performed on Monday, October 17 at 7:30pm at Source Theatre. (more...)

B Street Theatre's Family Series Presents ROBIN HOOD by Playwright Greg Banks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The legendary Robin Hood of yore comes to life on the B Street stage with plenty of sword fighting, wordplay and physical comedy. (more...)

Women's Project Theater Seeks Female Playwrights, Directors, Producers for 2014-16 Lab; Deadline Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Women's Project Theater, the 36-year-old non-profit company dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, is seeking a few good women for its 2014-2016 Lab of playwrights, directors and producers, underwritten with a generous grant from the Time Warner Foundation. The application deadline is November 4. (more...)

B Street Theatre's Family Series Presents The World Premiere of SNOW WHITE AND ROSE RED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

B Street Theatre's Family Series, California's only fully professional, resident theater for children, is pleased to present Snow White and Rose Red, adapted for the stage by David Pierini. (more...)

NORWAY PLAYS Opens Off-Broadway this Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Ego Actus and Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC) will present the US Premiere of NORWAY PLAYS: DRAMA BEYOND IBSEN. The evening features two 50-minute one act plays by contemporary Norwegian playwrights, both of whom have won the prestigious Ibsen Award: THE RETURNING by Fredrik Brattberg (directed by Henning Hegland) and MORE by Maria Tryti Vennerod (directed by Joan Kane). Previews of this limited Off-Broadway engagement begin November 9 at Theater For The New City with opening is slated for November 13. (more...)

B Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Hand to God premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in October 2011 and returned in February 2012. It opened Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 14, 2014 and made its Broadway debut at the Boothe Theatre on April 7, 2015. (more...)

Central Works to Present World Premiere of Patricia Milton's HEARTS OF PALM in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Central Works (CW) presents the world premiere of Patricia Milton's latest political comedy Hearts of Palm, opening with a press night July 16th (previews July 14th &15th), and running through August 14 at the historic Berkeley City Club. Unrequited Love meets Unregulated Capitalism in Milton's very funny new play Hearts of Palm, developed in the Central Works Writers Workshop.  A multi-award winning playwright, Patricia Milton's hit Enemies: Foreign and Domestic, wan produced by Central Works in 2015 and awarded  "Outstanding World Premiere" by Theatre Bay Area (TBA) when judged against all Bay Area theater companies. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joanna Coles, Rosie O'Donnell and More at Women's Project Theater's 2013 Women of Achievement Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles, Senior Vice President/Publishing Director of The Cosmopolitan Group Donna Kalajian Lagani, President of HBO Documentary Films Sheila Nevins, Broadway League Executive Director Charlotte St. Martin and the late Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Helen Gurley Brown are Women's Project Theater's 2013 Women of Achievement who were inducted at its 28th Annual Gala Celebration at the Three Sixty°,10 Desbrosses Street, on May 13, 2013. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Shirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, and Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the full company for Meghan Kennedy's (Too Much, Too Much, Too Many) new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Three of Sacramento's Funniest Ladies are Bringing TREATMENT to B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

 Three of Sacramento's funniest ladies are teaming up to write and perform their original piece, Treatment on B Street Theatre's Mainstage.  (more...)

Tina Benko Stars in JACKIE, Opening at Women's Project Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Tina Benko stars in Jackie, the North American premiere of the play by Nobel Prize winning Austrian Elfriede Jelinek, best known in the United States for her novel The Piano Teacher and the 2001 film based on it. Directed by Tea Alagic from the English translation by Gitta Honegger, Jackie opens tonight, March 5, at 7:30pm at Women's Project Theater's new home, New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street. (more...)

Columbia Stages to Present GILGAMESH - A MUSICAL EPIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Power. Lust. Friendship. Legacy. What matters in a human life? Gilgamesh, the larger-than-life King, travels to the end of the world to find out. Based on the epic from Mesopotamia, one of the oldest pieces of literature known to us today, GILGAMESH - A MUSICAL EPIC is a coming of age story depicting Man's breakthrough into Consciousness, told in the form of an original epic musical experience with a live band. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET Begins at Yale Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), tonight, March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Runcible 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...)

Ego Actus' LOVE STINKS to Open at MITF in Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2013

Ego Actus and Kim M. Jones present Love Stinks, a sexy comedy by Kate Plumb Rader opening at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre on July 16th as part of theMidtown International Theatre Festival. Joan Kane directs. The cast features Rosie Cosch* and Matthew Collier Hammond. (more...)

Ego Actus' LOVE STINKS Opens at MITF in Dorothy Strelsin Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Ego Actus and Kim M. Jones present Love Stinks, a sexy comedy by Kate Plumb Rader opening at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre tonight, July 16th as part of theMidtown InterNational Theatre Festival. Joan Kane directs. The cast features Rosie Cosch* and Matthew Collier Hammond. (more...)

Playwrights Will Contribute to AFTER ORLANDO in Response to the Pulse Nightclub Shooting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Missing Bolts Productions (Blair Baker & Zac Kline, artistic directors) and NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press (OBIE-winner Caridad Svich, founder) are curating a collection of new plays from noted international playwrights in response the shooting at Pulse Nightclub, June 12, 2016. (more...)

Joshua Elijah Reese Replaces Gilbert Owuor in The Old Globe's THE BROTHERS SIZE, Now thru 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

The Old Globe previously announced that Joshua Elijah Reese will play the role of Ogun Henri Size in the Southern California premiere of The Brothers Size by award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET at Yale Rep, 3/15-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Joshua Elijah Reese Replaces Gilbert Owuor in The Old Globe's THE BROTHERS SIZE, 1/26-2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

The Old Globe today announced that Joshua Elijah Reese will play the role of Ogun Henri Size in the Southern California premiere of The Brothers Size by award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Premiere at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present the world premiere of Napoli, Brooklyn by Meghan Kennedy, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Immigrant Artists and Scholars in New York and Nuyorican Poets Cafe Present NEW YORK WITH AN ACCENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

BEFORE THE INAUGURATION - Immigrant Voices need to be HEARD! (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014). (more...)

Marsha Mason-Led WATCH ON THE RHINE Starts Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Arena Stage presents Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine, winner of the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play. (more...)

Michael Sharon, Shirine Babb & More Set for Shakespeare Festival St. Louis 2015
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

New York performers Michael Sharon and Shirine Babb will play the roles of Antony and Cleopatra, respectively, in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' production of Antony and Cleopatra, May 22 through June 14, at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. This marks the company's 15-year anniversary of free, live, outdoor, professional theatre in the park. (more...)

I KNOW WHAT BOYS WANT at Workshop Theater Starts March 28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Ego Actus (Bruce A! Kraemer and Joan Kane producers) presents I Know What Boys Want, a new drama by award winning playwright Penny Jackson opening March 28th at the WorkShop Theater. Joan Kane directs. The cast features Sara Hogrefe*, Dara O' Brien* (The Seagull at Classic Stage), Janice Amano, Kimberly Diamond, Lauren D. Salvo, Liam Rhodes*, Teddy Lytle and Nick Vennekotter. (*Members of Actors' Equity) (more...)

Tina Benko Stars in JACKIE, Beginning Previews at Women's Project Theater Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2013

Previews begin today (February 24) for Tina Benko starring in Jackie, the North American premiere of the play by Nobel Prize winning Austrian Elfriede Jelinek, best known in the United States for her novel The Piano Teacher and the 2001 film based on it. Directed by Tea Alagic from the English translation by Gitta Honegger, Jackie opens Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30pm at Women's Project Theater's new home, New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street. (more...)

Joshua Elijah Reese Replaces Gilbert Owuor in The Old Globe's THE BROTHERS SIZE, 1/26-2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

The Old Globe today announced that Joshua Elijah Reese will play the role of Ogun Henri Size in the Southern California premiere of The Brothers Size by award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. (more...)

NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Premieres Tonight at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the world premiere of Napoli, Brooklyn by Meghan Kennedy, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Tina Benko Stars in JACKIE, Beginning Previews at Women's Project Theater, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Previews begin Sunday (February 24) for Tina Benko starring in Jackie, the North American premiere of the play by Nobel Prize winning Austrian Elfriede Jelinek, best known in the United States for her novel The Piano Teacher and the 2001 film based on it. Directed by Tea Alagic from the English translation by Gitta Honegger, Jackie opens Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30pm at Women's Project Theater's new home, New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street. (more...)

Arianna Huffington, Sharon Bush & Joan Vail Thorne Named 2014 'Women of Achievement' by Women's Project Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Sharon Bush, Philanthropist & Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Teddy Share, Arianna Huffington, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and Joan Vail Thorne, playwright and director, are Women's Project Theater's 2014 Women of Achievement who will be inducted at its 29th Annual Gala Celebration at the Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, Monday, March 10, at 6:00pm. (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario Lead THE LAST MATCH, Opening Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014), opens tonight, February 18, 2016. (more...)

NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Premieres Tonight at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present the world premiere of Napoli, Brooklyn by Meghan Kennedy, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario Lead THE LAST MATCH, Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016

The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014), will run in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, tonight, February 13, through March 13, 2016. (more...)

Marsha Mason to Star in Lillian Hellman's WATCH ON THE RHINE at Arena Stage; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Arena Stage announces full casting for Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine, winner of the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play. (more...)

Photo Flash: IRT's USELESS Ends Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2014

USELESS, Saviana Stanescu's dark-humored drama about human trafficking, ends its limited run at IRT Theater, downtown Manhattan. The production directed by Jose Zayas, starring Ana Grosse, Andy Phelan, and Steven Rishard, featured creative work by designers: Susan Zeeman Rogers (Set), Ryan O'Gara (Lighting), David Margolin Lawson (Sound), and Lisa Renee Jordan (Costumes). Check out production photos below! (more...)

Saviana Stanescu's USELESS Opens This Weekend at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

After a short series of well-received previews, Saviana Stanescu's Useless opens this weekend at IRT Theater in the West Village (154 Christopher St., #3B). The Romanian-born Stanescu, whose past projects include Aliens with Extraordinary Skills at Women's Project, Waxing West at La MaMa Theatre (2007 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Best Play), and Hurt (published in The Best American ShortPlays: 2012-2013), is considered one of the most exciting writers to emerge from Eastern Europe after the fall of the Iron Curtain. (more...)

Ego Actus Presents 100 SAINTS YOU SHOULD KNOW, Beginning 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Ego Actus (Bruce A! Kraemer and Joan Kane producers) will present Kate Fodor's 100 Saints You Should Know from May 9th thru May 26th at Urban Stages. Joan Kane directs. The cast features Rosie Cosch*, Eric Percival, Carolyn Cutillo, Phoenix Lee and Annette Hunt* (Ivanov at CSC Rep). (*Members of Actors' Equity) (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET at Yale Rep, 3/15-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

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