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Montego Glover and More to Star in The Old Globe's THE ROYALE; Cast & Creatives Set!Montego Glover and More to Star in The Old Globe's THE ROYALE; Cast & Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for Marco Ramirez's ('Orange is the New Black,' 'Sons of Anarchy') wildly theatrical new play The Royale, directed by two-time Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk Award-nominated Rachel Chavkin. Founding Artistic Director of New York's the TEAM, Chavkin most recently won accolades for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Post Critics's Picks, and Top Ten of 2012 and 2013). The Royale will run October 4 to November 2 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run October 4 - 8. Opening night is Thursday, October 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ford Theatre's FLYPhoto Flash: First Look at Ford Theatre's FLY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Ford's Theatre presents the Washington premiere of "Fly," by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, directed by Ricardo Khan, now through October 21, 2012. The centerpiece of this year's programming for The Lincoln Legacy Project, "Fly" is based on the experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

ATC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, 10/16-11/28ATC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, 10/16-11/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2010

It's 1927 and Ma Rainey, the Mother of the Blues, strides into a rundown Chicago recording studio to join a battling quartet of musicians. The great playwright August Wilson places this formidable artist at the center of a captivating drama of flamboyant personalities, professional jealousy, and shattered dreams. Directed by Lou Bellamy, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM plays in Tucson at the Temple of Music and Art from October 16 through November 6. It continues its run in Phoenix at the Herberger Theater Center from November 11 through November 28. The Tucson media sponsors for the 2010-2011 season are KGUN9, MIX-FM and Tucson Lifestyle. Arizona Theatre Company's season sponsors are I. Michael and Beth Kasser. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Co Presents 'Once On This Island' 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2008

Director Billy Porter and Grammy nominee Ledisi mark their debuts with Reprise Theatre Company in the 1990 musical 'Once on This Island,' opening the 2008-2009 season, September 2 to 14 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. The press opening is September 3. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, CHAPATTI and More Set for FST's 2014-15 Mainstage SeasonHAIRSPRAY, CHAPATTI and More Set for FST's 2014-15 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre announces its 14-15 Mainstage Season. Opening the season is the Tony Award winning musical Hairspray, followed by Regional Premieres of the emotionally stirring Dancing Lessons and the theatrical sensation of Fly. Finishing out the season is the Southeastern Premiere of the honest and uplifting Chapatti. (more...)

ATC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, 10/16-11/28ATC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, 10/16-11/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2010

It's 1927 and Ma Rainey, the Mother of the Blues, strides into a rundown Chicago recording studio to join a battling quartet of musicians. The great playwright August Wilson places this formidable artist at the center of a captivating drama of flamboyant personalities, professional jealousy, and shattered dreams. Directed by Lou Bellamy, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM plays in Tucson at the Temple of Music and Art from October 16 through November 6. It continues its run in Phoenix at the Herberger Theater Center from November 11 through November 28. The Tucson media sponsors for the 2010-2011 season are KGUN9, MIX-FM and Tucson Lifestyle. Arizona Theatre Company's season sponsors are I. Michael and Beth Kasser. (more...)

Adur Festival Kicks Off TodayAdur Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

Adur Festival is a celebration of arts and community and is co-ordinated by the Ropetackle Trust. Funded by Adur District Council and Arts Council England. (more...)

August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company Present PLAYING WITH FIRE, Now thru 6/10August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company Present PLAYING WITH FIRE, Now thru 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

August Strindberg's Chekhovian comedy, 'Playing With Fire' (Leka med elden, 1893), in a translation by Ulrika Brand that has been newly adapted by Obie-winner Leslie Lee, Executive Director of Negro Ensemble Company, will be presented tonight, May 18 to June 10 with an all-black cast as the inaugural production of August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, directed by Robert Greer. The play, to be staged at New School for Drama, 151 Bank Street (West Village), will be a co-production of August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company in association with Theater Resources Unlimited. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Opens 2010 Season With TAMING OF THE SHREW 6/2-27Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Opens 2010 Season With TAMING OF THE SHREW 6/2-27
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey begins its 2010 season with one of William Shakespeare's most popular comedies - The Taming of the Shrew. Directed by Bonnie J. Monte, who is celebrating her 20th Anniversary Season as artistic director of The Shakespeare Theatre, The Taming of the Shrew begins performances on June 2 and continues through June 27. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pacific Stages Presents SOMETHING HAPPENED by L. Trey Wilson, 4/1-5/16Photo Flash: Pacific Stages Presents SOMETHING HAPPENED by L. Trey Wilson, 4/1-5/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Pacific Stages will follow up their debut production of Lobby Hero with the world premiere of Something Happened, by award-winning playwright L. Trey Wilson. Something Happened runs April 1 through May 16 at Pacific Stages in El Segundo and will be directed by L. Trey Wilson. The press opening begins April 8 and there will be an opening reception Saturday, April 10. (more...)

Signature Theatre and The Negro Ensemble Company to Honor Late Playwright Leslie Lee, 3/24Signature Theatre and The Negro Ensemble Company to Honor Late Playwright Leslie Lee, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

On Monday, March 24, 2014, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (Charles Weldon, Artistic Director; Karen Brown, Executive Director) and Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) will unite in a day-long celebration of the life and works of Tony Award-nominated playwright Leslie Lee. Lee passed away in New York City on January 20, 2014. (more...)

August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company to Present PLAYING WITH FIRE, 5/18-6/10August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company to Present PLAYING WITH FIRE, 5/18-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2012

August Strindberg's Chekhovian comedy, 'Playing With Fire' (Leka med elden, 1893), in a translation by Ulrika Brand that has been newly adapted by Obie-winner Leslie Lee, Executive Director of Negro Ensemble Company, will be presented May 18 to June 10 with an all-black cast as the inaugural production of August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, directed by Robert Greer. The play, to be staged at New School for Drama, 151 Bank Street (West Village), will be a co-production of August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company in association with Theater Resources Unlimited. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Opens 2010 Season With TAMING OF THE SHREW 6/2-27Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Opens 2010 Season With TAMING OF THE SHREW 6/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey begins its 2010 season with one of William Shakespeare's most popular comedies - The Taming of the Shrew. Directed by Bonnie J. Monte, who is celebrating her 20th Anniversary Season as artistic director of The Shakespeare Theatre, The Taming of the Shrew begins performances on June 2 and continues through June 27. (more...)

12 Artistic Directors & Literary Agents Added To Judges Panel for Samuel French Play Festival12 Artistic Directors & Literary Agents Added To Judges Panel for Samuel French Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2009

Twelve of theatre's most highly regarded artistic directors and literary agents and have been added to judging panel and will jury the 40 short plays featured in the 34th Annual Samuel French Inc. Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival beginning July 14th at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

PLAYING WITH FIRE Opens Off-Broadway Tonight, 6/21PLAYING WITH FIRE Opens Off-Broadway Tonight, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

The producers and cast of August Strindberg Rep invite you to share the Off-Broadway opening of their production of Strindberg's 'Playing With Fire' tonight, June 21 at 8:00 PM in Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street (East Village). The performance will be followed by a reception in the theater space. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Opens 2010 Season With TAMING OF THE SHREW 6/2-27Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Opens 2010 Season With TAMING OF THE SHREW 6/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey begins its 2010 season with one of William Shakespeare's most popular comedies - The Taming of the Shrew. Directed by Bonnie J. Monte, who is celebrating her 20th Anniversary Season as artistic director of The Shakespeare Theatre, The Taming of the Shrew begins performances on June 2 and continues through June 27. (more...)

Busch, Harrison, Kopit, Lee & Zandt Jury The Samuel French Short Play Fest 7/14Busch, Harrison, Kopit, Lee & Zandt Jury The Samuel French Short Play Fest 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2009

Five of New York's most highly regarded playwrights have agreed to jury the 40 short plays featured in the 34th Annual Samuel French Inc. Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival beginning July 14th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

FringeNYC Swims in Zablotsky's Pool with Five Porches
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2006

Peter Zablotsky's The Pool with Five Porches will run from August 13th through 26th as part of FringeNYC (more...)

Reprise Theatre Co Presents 'Once On This Island' 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2008

Director Billy Porter and Grammy nominee Ledisi mark their debuts with Reprise Theatre Company in the 1990 musical 'Once on This Island,' opening the 2008-2009 season, September 2 to 14 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. The press opening is September 3. (more...)

Six Plays Chosen As Winning Scripts From 34th Annual Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play FestSix Plays Chosen As Winning Scripts From 34th Annual Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2009

From a selection of 40 short plays, six plays have been chosen as the winning scripts from the 34th Annual Samuel French Inc. Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival, which concluded yesterday, July 19th at Off-Broadway's Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Busch, Harrison, Kopit, Lee & Zandt Jury The Samuel French Short Play Fest 7/14Busch, Harrison, Kopit, Lee & Zandt Jury The Samuel French Short Play Fest 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2009

Five of New York's most highly regarded playwrights have agreed to jury the 40 short plays featured in the 34th Annual Samuel French Inc. Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival beginning July 14th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Free Outdoor Theatre & Fun Set for Birmingham Hippodrome This AugustFree Outdoor Theatre & Fun Set for Birmingham Hippodrome This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

Following the theatre's successful Six Summer Saturdays outdoor programme Birmingham Hippodrome is back this summer presenting two jam packed weekends of spectacular outdoor performance in the heart of the Southside area of Birmingham. (more...)

Signature Theatre Remembers 2008-09 Playwright-in-Residence Leslie LeeSignature Theatre Remembers 2008-09 Playwright-in-Residence Leslie Lee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

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PLAYING WITH FIRE To Share Opening Night With Public, 6/21PLAYING WITH FIRE To Share Opening Night With Public, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

The producers and cast of August Strindberg Rep invite you to share the Off-Broadway opening of their production of Strindberg's 'Playing With Fire' on Thursday, June 21 at 8:00 PM in Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street (East Village). The performance will be followed by a reception in the theater space. (more...)

RICHARD WESLEY'S PLAYBOOK Set for Crossroads Theatre Company, 3/2RICHARD WESLEY'S PLAYBOOK Set for Crossroads Theatre Company, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Legacy Month, a celebration of Crossroads Theatre Company's history and contributions to the American cultural landscape, will continue with Richard Wesley's Playbook, a celebration of the prolific playwright and screenwriter's work with performances, video and testimonials on Sunday, March 2. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Presents FLY, 9/21-10/21Ford's Theatre Presents FLY, 9/21-10/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

Ford's Theatre presents the Washington premiere of "Fly," by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, directed by Ricardo Khan, September 21 through October 21, 2012. The centerpiece of this year's programming for The Lincoln Legacy Project, "Fly" is based on the experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. (more...)

Photo Flash: Once On This Island at Freud PlayhousePhoto Flash: Once On This Island at Freud Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2008

Director Billy Porter and Grammy nominee Ledisi mark their debuts with Reprise Theatre Company in the 1990 musical 'Once on This Island,' opening the 2008-2009 season, September 2 to 14 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. The press opening is September 3. Bradley Rapier, founder of the Groovaloos, choreographs and Darryl Archibald is the music director. Reprise Theater Company is led by Artistic Director Jason Alexander and Producing Director Susan Dietz. (more...)

SUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE Continues with Circus, Dance and Puppetry This WeekendSUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE Continues with Circus, Dance and Puppetry This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Today 24 (1-7pm) and Sunday 25 (1-5pm) August families, friends and couples are invited to turn up in and around Southside for free workshops, performances and demonstrations. All activities are within 2 minutes walk from one another and whatever the arrival time audiences are guaranteed to see or be part of something out of the ordinary. (more...)

SUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE Continues with Circus, Dance and Puppetry, Aug 24-25SUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE Continues with Circus, Dance and Puppetry, Aug 24-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

On Saturday 24 (1-7pm) and Sunday 25 (1-5pm) August families, friends and couples are invited to turn up in and around Southside for free workshops, performances and demonstrations. All activities are within 2 minutes walk from one another and whatever the arrival time audiences are guaranteed to see or be part of something out of the ordinary. (more...)

Penumbra Theatre Company Presents 'TWO OLD BLACK GUYS' 4/29-5/23Penumbra Theatre Company Presents 'TWO OLD BLACK GUYS' 4/29-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

Penumbra Theatre Company, the nation's preeminent African American theatre, proudly announces the opening of Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking, by Gus Edwards, directed by Lou Bellamy on Thursday, April 29, 2010. The production will run April 29 - May 23, 2010. (more...)

Penumbra Theatre Company Presents 'TWO OLD BLACK GUYS' 4/29-5/23Penumbra Theatre Company Presents 'TWO OLD BLACK GUYS' 4/29-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

Penumbra Theatre Company, the nation's preeminent African American theatre, proudly announces the opening of Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking, by Gus Edwards, directed by Lou Bellamy on Thursday, April 29, 2010. The production will run April 29 - May 23, 2010. (more...)

August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company to Present PLAYING WITH FIRE, 5/18-6/10August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company to Present PLAYING WITH FIRE, 5/18-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

August Strindberg's Chekhovian comedy, 'Playing With Fire' (Leka med elden, 1893), in a translation by Ulrika Brand that has been newly adapted by Obie-winner Leslie Lee, Executive Director of Negro Ensemble Company, will be presented May 18 to June 10 with an all-black cast as the inaugural production of August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, directed by Robert Greer. The play, to be staged at New School for Drama, 151 Bank Street (West Village), will be a co-production of August Strindberg Repertory Theatre and Negro Ensemble Company in association with Theater Resources Unlimited. (more...)

Penumbra Theatre Company Presents 'TWO OLD BLACK GUYS' 4/29-5/23Penumbra Theatre Company Presents 'TWO OLD BLACK GUYS' 4/29-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

Penumbra Theatre Company, the nation's preeminent African American theatre, proudly announces the opening of Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking, by Gus Edwards, directed by Lou Bellamy on Thursday, April 29, 2010. The production will run April 29 - May 23, 2010. (more...)

Penumbra Theatre Company Presents 'TWO OLD BLACK GUYS...' 4/29-5/23Penumbra Theatre Company Presents 'TWO OLD BLACK GUYS...' 4/29-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Penumbra Theatre Company, the nation's preeminent African American theatre, proudly announces the opening of Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking, by Gus Edwards, directed by Lou Bellamy on Thursday, April 29, 2010. The production will run April 29 - May 23, 2010. (more...)

Adur Festival Line-up Announced, 5/24-6/8Adur Festival Line-up Announced, 5/24-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Adur Festival is a celebration of arts and community and is co-ordinated by the Ropetackle Trust. Funded by Adur District Council and Arts Council England. (more...)

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