Theatrical Outfit to Present MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, 10/9-22Theatrical Outfit to Present MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, 10/9-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Theatrical Outfit continues its 'Season of Compassion' with the poignant and meaningful drama My Children! My Africa!, written by South-African-born playwright Athol Fugard who won a Tony Award for lifetime achievement in 2011. This is the 38th season for Theatrical Outfit, the second-oldest professional theater company in Atlanta, and the home of stories that stir the soul. (more...)

Soho Rep & PlayCo Present GENERATIONS, Now thru 10/26Soho Rep & PlayCo Present GENERATIONS, Now thru 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Soho Rep. and The Play Company, in association with John Adrian Selzer, announce casting and the creative team for the U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's generations. The production, today, September 30-October 26, reunites the playwright with director Leah C. Gardiner, who worked together on the OBIE Award-winning 2011 production of born bad. generations features a 12-person community chorus led by music director Bongi Duma (The Lion King). The cast includes Shyko Amos (An Octoroon), Mamoudou Athie, Khail Toi Bryant (The Lion King), Ntombikhona Dlamini (Sarafina!), Thuli Dumakude (The Lion King, Poppie Nongena), Jonathan Peck (The Lion in Winter) and Michael Rogers (born bad, Breakfast With Mugabe). (more...)

Soho Rep & PlayCo to Present GENERATIONS, 9/30-10/26Soho Rep & PlayCo to Present GENERATIONS, 9/30-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Soho Rep. and The Play Company, in association with John Adrian Selzer, announce casting and the creative team for the U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's generations. The production, September 30-October 26, reunites the playwright with director Leah C. Gardiner, who worked together on the OBIE Award-winning 2011 production of born bad. generations features a 12-person community chorus led by music director Bongi Duma (The Lion King). The cast includes Shyko Amos (An Octoroon), Mamoudou Athie, Khail Toi Bryant (The Lion King), Ntombikhona Dlamini (Sarafina!), Thuli Dumakude (The Lion King, Poppie Nongena), Jonathan Peck (The Lion in Winter) and Michael Rogers (born bad, Breakfast With Mugabe). (more...)

THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK West Coast Premiere to Run 11/7-12/14THE 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...)

Phylicia Rashad Among Nominees for 24th Annual NAACP THEATRE AWARDSPhylicia Rashad Among Nominees for 24th Annual NAACP THEATRE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

This year's show will be hosted by Kym Whitley, star of the humorous and poignant docu-series "Raising Whitley" on Oprah Winfrey's The OWN Network. (more...)

Melis Aker, Khris Davis and More Cast in Arena Stage's LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN - Full Cast Announced, 10/11Melis Aker, Khris Davis and More Cast in Arena Stage's LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN - Full Cast Announced, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Charles Randolph-Wright's world premiere drama Love in Afghanistan. Randolph-Wright, a Resident Playwright through Arena Stage's American Voices New Play Institute and director of Motown the Musical currently on Broadway, joins forces with director Lucie Tiberghien (MCC Theater's Don't Go Gentle) to bring to life the tale of two fantastically different people discovering love in the most unlikely of places: war-torn Afghanistan. One, an emerging hip-hop artist, the other, a high-level Afghan interpreter, both fight to navigate the pitfalls of romance, religious differences and political unrest. Love in Afghanistan runs October 11-November 17, 2013 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Presents MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, Now thru 10/22Theatrical Outfit Presents MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, Now thru 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Theatrical Outfit continues its 'Season of Compassion' with the poignant and meaningful drama My Children! My Africa!, written by South-African-born playwright Athol Fugard who won a Tony Award for lifetime achievement in 2011. This is the 38th season for Theatrical Outfit, the second-oldest professional theater company in Atlanta, and the home of stories that stir the soul. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company of DC to Open First Season with UNEXPLORED INTERIORMosaic Theater Company of DC to Open First Season with UNEXPLORED INTERIOR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces its inaugural production, the epic world-premiere drama Unexplored Interior (This is Rwanda: The Beginning and End of the Earth) by longtime New York actor, first time playwright, Jay O. Sanders, to be staged by Helen Hayes Award-nominee Derek Goldman (Our Class, In Darfur) at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in the 260-seat Lang Theatre. This sweeping, assiduously researched play represents the scope and scale of Mosaic Theater Company's artistic and cultural ambitions as a space for bold art and big conversation around some of the most pressing social issues of our day. (more...)

HARABEL Opens Tonight at Theatrical OutfitHARABEL Opens Tonight at Theatrical Outfit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

Following the critically acclaimed run of season-opener THE GUYS, Theatrical Outfit has announced HARABEL, A Sparrow over a Minefield , written by and starring Atlanta's own Jonida Beqo, and directed by Justin Anderson. Opening night is tonight, October 26, 7:30 curtain, reception following. Previews are Wednesday, October 23, 24, and 25, 7:30 curtain. Tickets (single tickets and 'Second Chance Subscriptions') are on sale now at the box office, by phone (877-725-8849), and online at www.theatricaloutfit.org. Singles tickets start at $20; senior and student discounts are available. Theatrical Outfit is located at 84 Luckie Street NW, Atlanta, GA, 30303. (more...)

HARABEL to Open 10/26 at Theatrical OutfitHARABEL to Open 10/26 at Theatrical Outfit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Following the critically acclaimed run of season-opener THE GUYS, Theatrical Outfit has announced HARABEL, A Sparrow over a Minefield , written by and starring Atlanta's own Jonida Beqo, and directed by Justin Anderson. Opening night is Saturday, October 26, 7:30 curtain, reception following. Previews are Wednesday, October 23, 24, and 25, 7:30 curtain. (more...)

Melis Aker, Khris Davis and More Star in Arena Stage's LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN, Beg. TonightMelis Aker, Khris Davis and More Star in Arena Stage's LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Charles Randolph-Wright's world premiere drama Love in Afghanistan. Randolph-Wright, a Resident Playwright through Arena Stage's American Voices New Play Institute and director of Motown the Musical currently on Broadway, joins forces with director Lucie Tiberghien (MCC Theater's Don't Go Gentle) to bring to life the tale of two fantastically different people discovering love in the most unlikely of places: war-torn Afghanistan. One, an emerging hip-hop artist, the other, a high-level Afghan interpreter, both fight to navigate the pitfalls of romance, religious differences and political unrest. Love in Afghanistan runs tonight, October 11-November 17, 2013 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

VIDEO: DOT's Colman Domingo Recalls Opening Signature Center With Athol Fugard's BLOOD KNOTVIDEO: DOT's Colman Domingo Recalls Opening Signature Center With Athol Fugard's BLOOD KNOT
by Michael Dale - Nov 9, 2015

Leslie Uggams will star in the actor/playwright's new play. (more...)

THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK West Coast Premiere Opens TonightTHE 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 CreekPhoto 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...)

Jiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This FallJiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of PEERLESS by Jiehae Park, directed by Margot Bordelon, November 27-December 19 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, December 3. The cast of PEERLESS includes Teresa Avia Lim, Christopher Livingston, Caroline Neff, JD Taylor, and Tiffany Villarin. (more...)

Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, announces the casting of its spring production of August Wilson's Fences, directed by Derrick Sanders. Fences, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and 1987 and 2010 Tony Awards, will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel and Tyee Tilghman as Lyons. MTC's production of Fences will run from April 10 through May 4. (more...)

Janet Suzman, Doreen Mantle, Jack Klaff, Basil Appolis and More Set for Jermyn Street Theatre's 'South African Season'Janet Suzman, Doreen Mantle, Jack Klaff, Basil Appolis and More Set for Jermyn Street Theatre's 'South African Season'
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

This summer Jermyn Street Theatre presents a five-week season of theatre, featuring some of South Africa's most acclaimed playwrights and best-loved performers. The season will include major work by Athol Fugard and Reza de Wet, with performances by actors including Janet Suzman, Jack Klaff, Doreen Mantle and Basil Appollis. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA', Beg. TonightJeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA', Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will feature Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus. (more...)

West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Sets Dates & TheaterWest End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Sets Dates & Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Tickets for the West End production of Motown the Musical, opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre in February 2016, are released for sale today (15 May 2015).  With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.  London previews will begin on 11 February 2016 with press night on 8 March 2016 with the show booking to 22 October 2016.  Casting and further information about Motown the Musical will be released shortly. (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse to Stage THE ROAD TO MECCA, 3/28-5/4Miners 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...)

Actors Co-op's MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! Begins TonightActors Co-op's MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Actors Co-op has announced its fourth show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with Athol Fugard's spellbinding MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, produced by Catherine Gray and directed by Inger Tudor. MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! will preview tonight, March 18 and Thursday, March 19 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 20 at 8pm and run through Sunday, May 3 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. 4/10Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, will stage August Wilson's Fences, the 1950s entry into his Century Cycle (also known as his Pittsburgh Cycle) - a decade-by-decade exploration of the black experience in 20th century America. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel, Tyee Tilghman as Lyons and two Marin City youths - Jade Sweeney, who attends Willow Creek Academy, and Makaelah Bashir, Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy - splitting the role of Raynell. (more...)

San Jose Stage Company to Present DEATH OF A SALESMAN, 4/1-26San Jose Stage Company to Present DEATH OF A SALESMAN, 4/1-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

San Jose Stage Company presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning American classic, Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller. (more...)

Syracuse Stage Releases 2014-2015 Season Teaser, Includes Award Winning WorksSyracuse 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...)

FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREEN Heads to HERE, 7/25-8/9FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREEN Heads to HERE, 7/25-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Written by Howard L. Craft and presented by StreetSigns, Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green Green tells the story of an African American male who exists in five different dimensions of the same universe at different points in American history. (more...)

YOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE. Opens Tonight at HEREYOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE. Opens Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

As part of its 2012-2013 producing Season, HERE proudly presents You Are Dead. You Are Here. Together, playwright Christine Evans, director Joseph Megel and media designer Jared Mezzocchi have formed Transit Lounge, and You Are Dead. You Are Here. marks the company's debut production. This world premiere plays a limited engagement June 5-22, with Official Opening Night on Sunday, June 9 at 8:30PM at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/11/2015 - TAJ, CONSENT, POLITICS, DREAM Open Off-Broadway!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...)

Jermyn Street Theatre Presents Season of South African Work, Now thru July 12Jermyn Street Theatre Presents Season of South African Work, Now thru July 12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

This summer Jermyn Street Theatre presents a five week season of theatre featuring some of South Africa's most acclaimed playwrights and best-loved performers. The season will include major work by Athol Fugard and Reza de Wet, with performances by actors including Janet Suzman, Jack Klaff, Doreen Mantle and Basil Appollis. the programme runs today, June 10 through July 12, 2014, with press nights on June 12 (programme 1) and June 13 (programme 2). (more...)

Curious Theatre Company to Present THE BROTHERS SIZE, 7/11-8/1Curious Theatre Company to Present THE BROTHERS SIZE, 7/11-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Curious Theatre Company continues Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays, a trilogy set deep in the Louisiana Bayou that follows one close-knit community across generations as they come of age through trials of heartache, love and kinship. (more...)

Curious Theatre Company to Present THE BROTHERS SIZE, 7/11-8/1Curious Theatre Company to Present THE BROTHERS SIZE, 7/11-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Curious Theatre Company continues Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays, a trilogy set deep in the Louisiana Bayou that follows one close-knit community across generations as they come of age through trials of heartache, love and kinship. (more...)

FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREEN Heads to HERE, Now thru 8/9FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREEN Heads to HERE, Now thru 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Written by Howard L. Craft and presented by StreetSigns, Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green Green tells the story of an African American male who exists in five different dimensions of the same universe at different points in American history. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

Curious Theatre Company Presents THE BROTHERS SIZE, Now thru 8/1Curious Theatre Company Presents THE BROTHERS SIZE, Now thru 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2015

Curious Theatre Company continues Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays, a trilogy set deep in the Louisiana Bayou that follows one close-knit community across generations as they come of age through trials of heartache, love and kinship. (more...)

DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE Opens 1/29 at Profile TheatreDEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE Opens 1/29 at Profile Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

PROFILE THEATRE presents Dead Man's Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl. Performances run January 29 - February 15, 2015 on the Morrison Stage at Artists Repertory Theatre. Opening night is January 31st with previews on January 29th and 30th. Tickets are currently on sale at Profiletheatre.org. Dead Man's Cell Phone is the first production in Profile Theatre's 2015 Season dedicated to the works of playwright Sarah Ruhl. (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival JurorsTracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Short Film Awards will be announced at a ceremony on January 21 at Park City's Jupiter Bowl. Feature film awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 25 in Park City, hosted by husband-and-wife duo Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally and livestreamed at www.sundance.org/live. Offerman headlines the film Nick Offerman: American Ham in the Festival's Premieres section. Mullally voices a character in the English-language version of Ernest and Celestine, which will have its world premiere in the Festival's new Sundance Kids section. (more...)

DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE Begins Tonight at Profile TheatreDEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE Begins Tonight at Profile Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

PROFILE THEATRE presents Dead Man's Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl. Performances run tonight, January 29 - February 15, 2015 on the Morrison Stage at Artists Repertory Theatre. Opening night is January 31st with previews on January 29th and 30th. Tickets are currently on sale at Profiletheatre.org. Dead Man's Cell Phone is the first production in Profile Theatre's 2015 Season dedicated to the works of playwright Sarah Ruhl. (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival JurorsTracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Sundance Institute welcomes the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, today, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Present THE TRAIN DRIVER, 2/25–3/15Milwaukee 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...)

Actors Co-op to Present MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, Begin. 3/18Actors Co-op to Present MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, Begin. 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Actors Co-op has announced its fourth show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with Athol Fugard's spellbinding MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, produced by Catherine Gray and directed by Inger Tudor. MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! will preview on Wednesday, March 18 and Thursday, March 19 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 20 at 8pm and run through Sunday, May 3 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

SHADOW OF THE HUMMINGBIRD Returns to the Fugard Theatre, 27-30 AugustSHADOW OF THE HUMMINGBIRD Returns to the Fugard Theatre, 27-30 August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand the Fugard Theatre is proud to announce five additional performances of THE SHADOW OF THE HUMMINGBIRD, the beautiful play presented by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre that stars Athol Fugard himself and introduces Marviantos Baker, from 27 to 30 August 2014. This will be the very final chance audiences will have to see this remarkable production. (more...)

LITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 SeasonLITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company proudly announces the lineup for its 24th season. (more...)

36 Stars Slated for Mosaic Theater's Inaugural Season36 Stars Slated for Mosaic Theater's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces 36 actors so-far cast in the 2015-16 inaugural season: "The Case for Hope in a Polarized World." This far-reaching pool of locally and internationally acclaimed actors represents a commitment to telling the stories most pressing to our communities. These artists, over half of whom are actors of color, join Mosaic Theater Company in one of the most diversely cast seasons in Washington. (more...)

Interview with Actor, James Earl JonesInterview with Actor, James Earl Jones
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Aug 20, 2014

Assistant Director of Education, Mitch Mattson, sat down with actorJames Earl Jones to discuss Jones's upcoming role as 'Grandpa' inYou Can't Take It With You. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. TodayMarin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, will stage August Wilson's Fences, the 1950s entry into his Century Cycle (also known as his Pittsburgh Cycle) - a decade-by-decade exploration of the black experience in 20th century America. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel, Tyee Tilghman as Lyons and two Marin City youths - Jade Sweeney, who attends Willow Creek Academy, and Makaelah Bashir, Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy - splitting the role of Raynell. (more...)

Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, announces the casting of its spring production of August Wilson's Fences, directed by Derrick Sanders. Fences, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and 1987 and 2010 Tony Awards, will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel and Tyee Tilghman as Lyons. MTC's production of Fences will run from April 10 through May 4. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More to Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA'; Cast and Creatives Set!Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More to Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA'; Cast and Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for recent Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Appearing in titles roles are Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus. (more...)

Jermyn Street Theatre to Present Season of South African Work, June 10-July 12Jermyn Street Theatre to Present Season of South African Work, June 10-July 12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

This summer Jermyn Street Theatre presents a five week season of theatre featuring some of South Africa's most acclaimed playwrights and best-loved performers. The season will include major work by Athol Fugard and Reza de Wet, with performances by actors including Janet Suzman, Jack Klaff, Doreen Mantle and Basil Appollis. the programme runs June 10 through July 12, 2014, with press nights on June 12 (programme 1) and June 13 (programme 2). (more...)

LITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 SeasonLITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company proudly announces the lineup for its 24th season. (more...)

San Jose Stage Company Presents DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Now thru 4/26San Jose Stage Company Presents DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Now thru 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

San Jose Stage Company presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning American classic, Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller. (more...)

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