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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 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...)

Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Begins Previews 10/9Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Begins Previews 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the world premiere production of WILD WITH HAPPY, written by Colman Domingo, on Tuesday, October 9 in The Public's LuEsther Theater. Directed by Robert O'Hara, WILD WITH HAPPY runs through Sunday, November 11, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 23. Tickets are on sale now at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office. (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...)

TCG Releases Athol Fugard Collection: THE TRAIN DRIVER AND OTHER PLAYSTCG Releases Athol Fugard Collection: THE TRAIN DRIVER AND OTHER PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of The Train Driver and Other Plays, a new collection by Athol Fugard. The Train Driver is currently receiving its U.S. premiere at Signature Theatre Company is New York City under the direction of the playwright. (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...)

Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Begins Previews Tonight, 10/9Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Begins Previews Tonight, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere production of WILD WITH HAPPY, written by Colman Domingo, tonight, October 9 in The Public's LuEsther Theater. Directed by Robert O'Hara, WILD WITH HAPPY runs through Sunday, November 11, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 23. (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...)

The Public Theater Extends WILD WITH HAPPY Through November 18The Public Theater Extends WILD WITH HAPPY Through November 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2012

The Public Theater announced today that the acclaimed production of Wild With Happy, written by Colman Domingo and directed by Robert O'Hara, will extend an additional week to Sunday, November 18. (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...)

The Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Closes Today, November 18The Public Theater's WILD WITH HAPPY Closes Today, November 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2012

The Public Theater's acclaimed production of Wild With Happy, written by Colman Domingo and directed by Robert O'Hara, closes today, Sunday, November 18. (more...)

2012 Lucille Lortel Awards Winners - ONCE, CHERRY ORCHARD & SONS OF THE PROPHET Win Big!2012 Lucille Lortel Awards Winners - ONCE, CHERRY ORCHARD & SONS OF THE PROPHET Win Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 6, 2012

The 27th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards were handed out this Sunday, May 6, 2012 at NYU Skirball Center, beginning at 7:00pm EST, in a ceremony that once again benefited the Actors Fund and honored the best of Off Broadway. (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...)

Signature Theatre Adds Kenneth Lonergan's MEDIEVAL PLAY to 2012 LineupSignature Theatre Adds Kenneth Lonergan's MEDIEVAL PLAY to 2012 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

Signature Theatre just announced that the company will produce the world premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's new play MEDIEVAL PLAY, which Lonergan will also direct. The production runs May 15 - June 24, 2012 with a June 7 opening night in The End Stage Theatre at the Company's new Frank Gehry-designed home The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

HERE Presents Transit Lounge's YOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE., 6/5-22HERE Presents Transit Lounge's YOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE., 6/5-22
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

As part of its 2012-2013 producing Season, HERE will present 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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 3/03/2013Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 3/03/2013
by BWW - Mar 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/03/2013 for Portland (more...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston Stages BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, Now thru 4/27Lyric Stage Company of Boston Stages BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK by Lynn Nottage, tonight, March 29 - April 27, 2013. (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...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston to Stage BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, 3/29-4/27Lyric Stage Company of Boston to Stage BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, 3/29-4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK by Lynn Nottage, March 29 - April 27, 2013. (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...)

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...)

Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET Begins at Yale Rep TonightPaul 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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 3/10/2013Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 3/10/2013
by BWW - Mar 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/10/2013 for Portland (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...)

HERE Presents Transit Lounge's YOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE., Now thru 6/22HERE Presents Transit Lounge's YOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE., Now thru 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

As part of its 2012-2013 producing Season, HERE will present 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 tonight, June 5-22, with Official Opening Night on Sunday, June 9 at 8:30PM at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

James Earl Jones to Receive Philadelphia's 2012 Marian Anderson AwardJames Earl Jones to Receive Philadelphia's 2012 Marian Anderson Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

Mayor Michael Nutter announced today that James Earl Jones-one of the country's most critically acclaimed stage and screen actors-will receive the 2012 Marian Anderson Award. Mr. Jones will accept the Award at a Gala Concert produced in partnership with The Philadelphia Orchestra on Monday, November 19, 2012, at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS' Colman Domingo Cast in Lee Daniels' Film THE BUTLERTHE SCOTTSBORO BOYS' Colman Domingo Cast in Lee Daniels' Film THE BUTLER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Colman Domingo will play a White House butler at the First Family's executive mansion in the upcoming Lee Daniels film The Butler, according to Deadline.com. Danny Strong wrote the script with Daniels. (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...)

The Fountain Theatre to Present THE BLUE IRIS, Opening 8/24The Fountain Theatre to Present THE BLUE IRIS, Opening 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

Continuing its 12-year relationship with Athol Fugard, The Fountain Theatre celebrates the master playwright's 80th birthday with the U.S. premiere of his newest play. Directed by Stephen Sachs and starring Morlan Higgins, Julanne Chidi Hill and Jacqueline Schultz, The Blue Iris opens at the Fountain on August 24, with low-priced previews beginning August 18. (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...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET at Yale Rep, 3/15-4/13Full 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...)

MASTER HAROLD... AND THE BOYS Opens 2/14 at Aurora TheatreMASTER HAROLD... AND THE BOYS Opens 2/14 at Aurora Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Aurora Theatre continues the 2012-2013 Harvel Lab Series sponsored by Georgia Gwinnett College with enduring classic Master Harold… and the boys written by celebrated South African playwright Athol Fugard, from February 14 through March 3, 2013. (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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 2/24/2013Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 2/24/2013Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Portland (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Aurora Theatre's MASTER HAROLD...AND THE BOYSPhoto Flash: First Look at Aurora Theatre's MASTER HAROLD...AND THE BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

Aurora Theatre continues the 2012-2013 Harvel Lab Series sponsored by Georgia Gwinnett College with enduring classic Master Harold... and the boys written by celebrated South African playwright Athol Fugard, now through March 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 2/17/2013Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 2/10/2013Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Boston (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...)

Photo Flash: Fountain Theatre Opens U.S. Premiere of Athol Fugard's THE BLUE IRIS Tonight, 8/24Photo Flash: Fountain Theatre Opens U.S. Premiere of Athol Fugard's THE BLUE IRIS Tonight, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

Continuing its 12-year relationship with Athol Fugard, The Fountain Theatre celebrates the master playwright's 80th birthday with the U.S. premiere of his newest play. Directed by Stephen Sachs and starring Morlan Higgins, Julanne Chidi Hill and Jacqueline Schultz, The Blue Iris opens at the Fountain tonight, August 24. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (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...)

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...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston to Stage BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, 3/29-4/27Lyric Stage Company of Boston to Stage BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, 3/29-4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK by Lynn Nottage, March 29 - April 27, 2013. (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...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET at Yale Rep, 3/15-4/13Full 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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