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Photo Flash: First Look at J. Bernard Calloway and Kikiya Mathis in Milwaukee Rep's THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

On the eve of his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., cools down in a lonely Memphis hotel room after delivering the speech of a lifetime - when an unexpected visit from a feisty, young hotel maid pushes King into a confrontation with his doubts, fears and haunting premonitions. A soul-stirring hit in London and on Broadway, The Mountaintop's humorous, magical storytelling fuses theatricality with spirituality to reach a summit that will leave audiences breathless. The Mountaintop is written by playwright Katori Hall and will be directed by Rep Artistic Associate May Adrales, who returns to The Rep after directing last season's critically-acclaimed production of Yellowman. The Mountaintop opens tonight, September 28 and runs in The Rep's Stiemke Studio through November 4. (more...)

MetroStage Presents GEE'S BEND, Now thru 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Gee's Bend by Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, music directed by William Hubbard and William Knowles will be in performance at MetroStage tonight, Sept. 12-Nov. 3. Gee's Bend tells the true story of the Pettway family in Gee's Bend, Alabama, as they live through segregation, the Civil Rights Movement and become famous for their iconic quilts. All of this is told with a backdrop of soul-stirring music in the gospel tradition that the Gee's Bend women sang as they quilted. (more...)

THE MOUNTAINTOP Opens The Rep's Stiemke Studio Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

On the eve of his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., cools down in a lonely Memphis hotel room after delivering the speech of a lifetime - when an unexpected visit from a feisty, young hotel maid pushes King into a confrontation with his doubts, fears and haunting premonitions. A soul-stirring hit in London and on Broadway, The Mountaintop's humorous, magical storytelling fuses theatricality with spirituality to reach a summit that will leave audiences breathless. The Mountaintop is written by playwright Katori Hall and will be directed by Rep Artistic Associate May Adrales, who returns to The Rep after directing last season's critically-acclaimed production of Yellowman. The Mountaintop runs in The Rep's Stiemke Studio from September 26 - November 4, and opens Friday, September 28. (more...)

Rolling World Premiere of Steven Dietz's RANCHO MIRAGE Comes to New Rep Theatre, 10/12-11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

New Repertory Theatre announces the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Steven Dietz' dark comedy RANCHO MIRAGE, October 12 through November 3, 2013. Directed by Robert Walsh, RANCHO MIRAGE performs in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, in Watertown, MA. (more...)

MetroStage to Present GEE'S BEND, 9/12-11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2013

Gee's Bend by Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, music directed by William Hubbard and William Knowles will be in performance at MetroStage Sept. 12-Nov. 3. Gee's Bend tells the true story of the Pettway family in Gee's Bend, Alabama, as they live through segregation, the Civil Rights Movement and become famous for their iconic quilts. All of this is told with a backdrop of soul-stirring music in the gospel tradition that the Gee's Bend women sang as they quilted. (more...)

Joshua Henry Joins Cast of COTTON CLUB PARADE at New York City Center, 11/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2012

Joshua Henry will join Amber Riley ("Glee"), Jared Grimes and Adriane Lenox in New York City Center's acclaimed production of Cotton Club Parade, returning for seven performances from November 14-18, 2012. (Mr. Henry replaces the previously announced Brandon Victor Dixon. Mr. Dixon is no longer available due to scheduling conflicts.) Conceived by Jack Viertel and presented under the auspices of City Center's Tony Award-winning Encores! series, Cotton Club Parade will once again be directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, with music direction by Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis. The show will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center All Stars under the direction of Daryl Waters. (more...)

Arena Stage to Present PULLMAN PORTER BLUES, Starring E. Faye Butler, This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Following its celebrated opening at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Pullman Porter Blues travels across the country to sweep D.C. audiences along for a ride in its world-premiere co-production at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Inspired by her grandfather's work on the postal trains, playwright Cheryl L. West, whose work at Arena Stage includes Jar the Floor and Play On!, returns with the tale of three Pullman train porters whose journey is underscored by Midwest blues songs, including "Sweet Home Chicago" and "This Train." Directed by Lisa Peterson (Arena's The Rainmaker and The Quality of Life), Pullman Porter Blues runs November 23, 2012 - January 6, 2013 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Rolling World Premiere of Steven Dietz's RANCHO MIRAGE Comes to New Rep Theatre, Now thru 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

New Repertory Theatre announces the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Steven Dietz' dark comedy RANCHO MIRAGE, tonight, October 12 through November 3, 2013. Directed by Robert Walsh, RANCHO MIRAGE performs in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, in Watertown, MA. Tickets are $28-$60 and may be purchased by calling the box office at 617-923-8487 or online at newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. The press performance is Monday, October 14 at 7:30pm. (more...)

CENTERSTAGE Welcomes E. Faye Butler, 5/17-20
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2012

After three wonderful seasons, CENTERSTAGE concludes our Cabaret Series with a return engagement of the phenomenal E. Faye Butler on May 17-20. E. Faye returns with an all-new act, "What a Difference a Diva Makes," ready to bring raise the roof and bring down the curtain on our final Cabaret. (more...)

BWW Reviews: E. Faye Butler in Concert at Center Stage
by Charles Shubow - May 18, 2012

Baltimore welcomes E. Faye Butler in her all-new act, 'What a Difference a Diva Makes'. (more...)

CENTERSTAGE Welcomes E. Faye Butler, Now thru 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

After three wonderful seasons, CENTERSTAGE concludes our Cabaret Series with a return engagement of the phenomenal E. Faye Butler tonight, May 17 through May 20. E. Faye returns with an all-new act, "What a Difference a Diva Makes," ready to bring raise the roof and bring down the curtain on our final Cabaret. (more...)

Yvette Freeman Opens in Huntington Theatre Co.'s MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Tonight, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

Tony Winner Adriane Lenox Leads MTC's Regrets this Spring; Carolyn Cantor Helms
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox will return to MTC this spring in REGRETS, the new play by Matt Charman. This world premiere production will be directed by Carolyn Cantor (After The Revolution, for which she recently received the Callaway award, and Pumpgirl). REGRETS will now begin previews Thursday, March 8, 2012 and open Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. (more...)

Yvette Freeman Appears at William Inge Theatre Festival, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Acclaimed actress and jazz vocalist Yvette Freeman shares her musical and dramatic talents during the 33rd annual William Inge Theatre Festival at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. Freeman will perform and appear at several events throughout the Inge Festival, which runs March 26-29 at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. (more...)

Yvette Freeman to Appear at William Inge Theatre Festival, 3/26 - 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Acclaimed actress and jazz vocalist Yvette Freeman shares her musical and dramatic talents during the 33rd annual William Inge Theatre Festival at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. Freeman will perform and appear at several events throughout the Inge Festival, which runs March 26-29 at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works to Air on KPFK Every Sunday Beginning 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Tune in for "Dinah Was" on Sunday, March 25 and be there when 90.7 FM KPFK launches L.A. Theatre Works' weekly radio theater series in its new Sunday night time slot. Beginning March 25, L.A. Theatre Works will air on KPFK every Sunday from8 pm - 10 pm. (more...)

Jay Adriel, Austin Colby & More Join Cast of Arena Stage's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Smokey Joe's Cafe-The Songs of Leiber and Stoller transports audiences to the golden age of rock, rhythm and blues this spring at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Director Randy Johnson returns to Arena Stage following the success of A Night with Janis Joplin (which enjoyed two runs at Arena Stage followed by a subsequent run on Broadway) to helm this Grammy Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, which originally opened on Broadway in 1995 and became the longest running musical revue, topping 2,000 performances. Bursting with hit tunes including 'Hound Dog,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Stand by Me,' 'Love Potion #9' and 'On Broadway,' Smokey Joe's Cafe showcases choreography by Parker Esse (Arena Stage's The Music Man, Oklahoma!) and music direction by Victor Simonson (Center Stage's A Civil War Christmas, Arena Stage's 3 Mo' Divas) and runs April 25-June 8, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown to Write New Piece Based on HAMLET for Guthrie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that it has commissioned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-winning Broadway songwriter and composer Jason Robert Brown to create an original music piece for its 50th-anniversary gala performance BEHOLD. Brown's composition will be based on text excerpts from Shakespeare's Hamlet. (more...)

Playwrights' Center Sets 2014-15 McKnight Theater Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Playwrights' Center has announced the 2014-15 recipients of its McKnight Theater Artist Fellowships: costume designer Mathew LeFebvre; actor, director and choreographer Austene Van and actor Sally Wingert. (more...)

GLEE's Amber Riley to Star Opposite Brandon Victor Dixon, Jared Grimes and Adriane Lenox in City Center's COTTON CLUB PARADE November 14-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

Amber Riley ("Glee") joins original cast members Brandon Victor Dixon, Jared Grimes and Adriane Lenox in New York City Center's acclaimed production of Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Parade, returning to City Center for seven performances from November 14-18, 2012. Conceived by Jack Viertel and presented under the auspices of City Center's Tony Award-winning Encores! series, Cotton Club Parade will once again be directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, with music direction by Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis. The show will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center All Stars under the direction of Daryl Waters. (more...)

International City Theatre Presents GHOST-WRITER, Opening 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

ICT artistic director caryn desai directs the West Coast premiere of the Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award-winning Ghost-Writer, an intimate spine-tingler from playwright Michael Hollinger(Opus). Performances take place Aug. 24 through Sept. 16 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, with low-priced previews beginning August 21. (more...)

Lillias White Brings THE EARLY BIRD BIRTHDAY BASH to the Triad, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2012

On Monday, July 9th at 8pm Lillias White returns to The Triad in THE EARLY BIRD BIRTHDAY BASH!!! The evening will feature Timothy Graphenreed on piano, Gary Haase on bass - and on drums, Buddy Williams. (more...)

Broadway Songbook Series THE WORDS AND MUSIC OF STEPHEN SONDHEIM to Play the Ordway, 1/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts presents its second installment of the popular Broadway Songbook Series for the 2012-2013 Theater Season, 'The Words and Music of Stephen Sondheim,' Jan. 18-27 in the Ordway's McKnight Theatre. This three-event series highlights the lives, histories and stories of musical theater legends. (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING to Begin 1/22 at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

SoHo Rep And The Play Company Presents THE UGLY ONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

After nearly 100 productions of the play around the world, including two by the Royal Court Theatre in London, Soho Rep and The Play Company, in association with John Adrian Selzer, will present the New York premiere February 1-26, 2012. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents Black Pearl Sings! 1/13-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, will present Black Pearl Sings! by Frank Higgins, directed by Steve Scott. (more...)

SoHo Rep And The Play Company Presents THE UGLY ONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

After nearly 100 productions of the play around the world, including two by the Royal Court Theatre in London, Soho Rep and The Play Company, in association with John Adrian Selzer, will present the New York premiere February 1-26, 2012. (more...)

International City Theatre Opens GOD OF CARNAGE, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

Bad behavior has never been so much fun. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] jump starts International City Theatre's 27th season at the helm of Yasmina Reza's scathingly funny, Tony Award-winning God of Carnage. The limited, four-week engagement runs January 27-February 19, with low-priced previews on January 24, 25 and 26. Here's a chance to see this hilarious comedy in ICT's more intimate setting and watch the fur fly up close! (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Reading, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

Broadway Songbook Series THE WORDS AND MUSIC OF STEPHEN SONDHEIM to Play the Ordway, 1/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts presents its second installment of the popular Broadway Songbook Series for the 2012-2013 Theater Season, 'The Words and Music of Stephen Sondheim,' Jan. 18-27 in the Ordway's McKnight Theatre. This three-event series highlights the lives, histories and stories of musical theater legends. (more...)

American Stage Presents August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are tonight, January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING Begins Tonight at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are tonight, January 22 and January 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

Broadway Songbook Series THE WORDS AND MUSIC OF STEPHEN SONDHEIM Plays the Ordway, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts presents its second installment of the popular Broadway Songbook Series for the 2012-2013 Theater Season, 'The Words and Music of Stephen Sondheim,' tonight, Jan. 18-27 in the Ordway's McKnight Theatre. This three-event series highlights the lives, histories and stories of musical theater legends. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents Black Pearl Sings! 1/13-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, will present Black Pearl Sings! by Frank Higgins, directed by Steve Scott. (more...)

Starving Artist Studios Hosts Jason Robert Brown In Concert And Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

Starving Artist Studios, a new performing arts training facility in Central Florida, brings Tony-Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown to Orlando for a Concert and Master Class. (more...)

Alexis Bledel, Richard Topol & More Lead MTC's REGRETS; Opens Mar. 27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting for the upcoming world premiere of REGRETS by Matt Charman, directed by Carolyn Cantor. (more...)

The Public Theater Shifts THE TOTAL BENT Performances to Begin 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The Public Theater announced new February dates today for THE TOTAL BENT by Stew and Heidi Rodewald and directed by Joanna Settle. The shift in dates for this Public Lab production is due to an unforeseen construction-related delay that prevented the show from getting into the theater on the scheduled start date. The Public Theater's building renovation has been underway since fall 2008 and is expected to be completed on time this summer. (more...)

Starving Artist Studios Hosts Jason Robert Brown In Concert And Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2012

Starving Artist Studios, a new performing arts training facility in Central Florida, brings Tony-Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown to Orlando for a Concert and Master Class. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Reading, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

Northlight Theatre's Black Pearl Sings! Closes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, will present Black Pearl Sings! by Frank Higgins, directed by Steve Scott. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Andrea McArdle and Adriane Lenox Discuss THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
by Kelli Curtin - Feb 12, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse announced earlier this year that they would be presenting THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES with a star-studded cast. The cast includes Andrea McArdle, Adriane Lenox, Olivia Oguma and Zuzanna Szadkowski. In addition, Karen Lynn Carpenter directs the show. These multi-talented artists bring a variety of talent to the show. (more...)

American Stage Adds 2/23 Performance of 2 TRAINS RUNNING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company is excited to announce an added performance for August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. Due to many shows selling out, American Stage has added one last performance on Sunday, February 23 at 8 pm. This production is their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL's LaToya London, Brittany Underwood and More Join Upright Cabaret's A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS, 12/11-17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012

Chris Isaacson Presents brings you the perfect Holiday gift of the season, Upright Cabaret's A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS! Coming this Holiday Season, watch Stars and Snowflakes glitter together as Upright combines the best of Broadway with the carols of Christmastime. Cozy up next to your someone special, and be warmed not by an open fire but by yuletide joy and the sweet songs from your favorite musicals like Jersey Boys, Wicked, The Christmas Story, Billy Elliot, Dreamgirls - and more. (more...)

American Stage to Present August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, 1/22-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

International City Theatre Opens GOD OF CARNAGE, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

Bad behavior has never been so much fun. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] jump starts International City Theatre's 27th season at the helm of Yasmina Reza's scathingly funny, Tony Award-winning God of Carnage. The limited, four-week engagement runs January 27-February 19, with low-priced previews on January 24, 25 and 26. Here's a chance to see this hilarious comedy in ICT's more intimate setting and watch the fur fly up close! (more...)

Tony Winner Adriane Lenox Leads MTC's Regrets this Spring; Carolyn Cantor Helms
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox will return to MTC this spring in REGRETS, the new play by Matt Charman. This world premiere production will be directed by Carolyn Cantor (After The Revolution, for which she recently received the Callaway award, and Pumpgirl). REGRETS will now begin previews Thursday, March 8, 2012 and open Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents Black Pearl Sings! 1/13-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, will present Black Pearl Sings! by Frank Higgins, directed by Steve Scott. (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL's LaToya London, Brittany Underwood and More Join Upright Cabaret's A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS, Now thru 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Upright Cabaret's A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS stars Emmy & Tony Award-winner Lillias White (Dreamgirls), LaToya London (American Idol, The Color Purple), Brittany Underwood (Nickelodeon's Hollywood Heights), Matt Zarley (A Chorus Line, Chicago), Nita Whitaker (Star Search), Carla Renata (CW's Hart of Dixie, Avenue Q), JAMES TORME, Sylvia MacCalla (Hairspray), Kelli Provart (Aida) and Santa Claus (Coming Direct from the North Pole)! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of GHOST-WRITER at International City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2012

ICT artistic director caryn desai directs Leland Crooke, Cheryl David and Paige Lindsey White in the West Coast premiere of the Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award-winning Ghost-Writer, an intimate spine-tingler from playwright Michael Hollinger (Opus). Performances take place now through September 16 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

Jason Robert Brown to Write New Piece Based on HAMLET for Guthrie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that it has commissioned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-winning Broadway songwriter and composer Jason Robert Brown to create an original music piece for its 50th-anniversary gala performance BEHOLD. Brown's composition will be based on text excerpts from Shakespeare's Hamlet. (more...)

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