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...)

Dan O'Brien and Suzan-Lori Parks Receive 2014 Horton Foote Prize TonightDan O'Brien and Suzan-Lori Parks Receive 2014 Horton Foote Prize Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The 2014 recipients of the Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the legendary writer, to award excellence in American Theater, are presented biennially. The 2014 Prize for the 2012-13/2013-14 seasons' Outstanding New American Play is awarded to The Body of an American by Dan O'Brien. The 2014 Prize for Promising New American Play is awarded to Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3) by Suzan-Lori Parks. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Elizabeth AshleyIn the Spotlight Series: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Elizabeth Ashley
by Walter McBride - Oct 5, 2014

Tony AwardŽ winner Elizabeth Ashley is currently playing 'Olga' in the revival of You Can't Take it With You, which opened on Broadway September 28 at the Longacre Theater. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Ashley in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Alley Theatre Favorites to Appear in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/21-12/24Alley Theatre Favorites to Appear in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/21-12/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Houston's seasonal favorite A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas returns to light up the Holiday Season at the University of Houston November 21 to December 24, the third production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. (more...)

South Florida Theatre Committee Announces 2013-2014 Silver Palm AwardsSouth Florida Theatre Committee Announces 2013-2014 Silver Palm Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2014

The South Florida Silver Palm Theatre Awards committee, founded seven years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, has announced that this year it will present the coveted award to 26 individuals and organizations. (more...)

Lori Wilner, David Wohl, Annie Purcell, Michael Goldsmith and More to Star in AWAKE AND SING! at Huntington TheatreLori Wilner, David Wohl, Annie Purcell, Michael Goldsmith and More to Star in AWAKE AND SING! at Huntington Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Obie Award winner Melia Bensussen (Luck of the Irish, Circle Mirror Transformation) returns to the Huntington Theatre Company to direct Awake and Sing!, Clifford Odets' stirring American classic about a working-class Jewish family striving for a better future. Performances at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre begin Friday, November 7 and continue through Sunday, December 7, 2014. (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Raven Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for Chicago Premiere of DIVIDING THE ESTATERaven Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for Chicago Premiere of DIVIDING THE ESTATE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Raven Theatre's production of Dividing the Estate, by the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Academy award winning playwright Horton Foote, will feature a cast of 13 actors from many of Chicago's most celebrated theater companies, according to Michael Menendian, Raven's co-Artistic Director. Foote's comedy-drama, which focuses on the feuds and disputes among members of a wealthy Texas family whose fortunes have declined, was his last new play to be presented on Broadway. That 2008 production was nominated for Tony Awards for Best Original Play and Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play (Hallie Foote). Raven Theatre, who produced Foote's The Trip to Bountiful in 2013, will be the first company to bring this acclaimed script to a Chicago stage. Raven associate artistic director Cody Estle (Raven's Brighton Beach Memoirs and Vieux Carre, The Artistic Home's Watch on the Rhine, Mary-Arrchie's Uncle Bob) will direct. (more...)

MGH-Set Medical Thriller ETHER DOME Opens Tonight at the HuntingtonMGH-Set Medical Thriller ETHER DOME Opens Tonight at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company continues its 2014-2015 Season with Ether Dome, 'an essential story' (Hartford Courant) by Elizabeth Egloff about the advent of ether as an anesthetic and the resulting revolutionary impact on the medical profession. (more...)

Lori Wilner, David Wohl, Annie Purcell, Michael Goldsmith and More Star in AWAKE AND SING!, Beginning Tonight at Huntington TheatreLori Wilner, David Wohl, Annie Purcell, Michael Goldsmith and More Star in AWAKE AND SING!, Beginning Tonight at Huntington Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Obie Award winner Melia Bensussen (Luck of the Irish, Circle Mirror Transformation) returns to the Huntington Theatre Company to direct Awake and Sing!, Clifford Odets' stirring American classic about a working-class Jewish family striving for a better future. Performances at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre begin tonight, November 7 and continue through Sunday, December 7, 2014. (more...)

Alley Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens TonightAlley Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Houston's seasonal favorite A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas returns to light up the Holiday Season at the University of Houston November 21 to December 24, the third production in the "Alley Theatre @ UH" season. (more...)

Alley Theatre Favorites Appear in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Now thru 12/24Alley Theatre Favorites Appear in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Now thru 12/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Houston's seasonal favorite A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas returns to light up the Holiday Season at the University of Houston tonight, November 21 to December 24, the third production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. (more...)

Morningside Players Postpones FENCES' First PerformancesMorningside Players Postpones FENCES' First Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

 From May 14 to 31 (rescheduled from May 7 to 24), The Morningside Players will present 'Fences,' the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play by August Wilson, directed by Arthur French, a stalwart veteran of Broadway and Off-Broadway who is also a prime interpreter of August Wilson's plays. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Present Rolling World Premiere of COLOSSAL, 4/2-5/3Dallas Theater Center to Present Rolling World Premiere of COLOSSAL, 4/2-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

?Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the rolling world premiere of Colossal, a new play by Andrew Hinderaker. DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty directs the Kennedy Center Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award-winning play, which is choreographed by founder and artistic director of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance Joshua L. Peugh. Colossal begins with previews on Thursday, April 2 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through Sunday, May 3. (more...)

Raven Theatre's First Five-Show Season to Include Midwest Premieres & MoreRaven Theatre's First Five-Show Season to Include Midwest Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Following its artistic and popular successes of the past 12 months, which included multiple Jeff nominations for The Playboy of the Western World, praise for the rarely produced Vieux Carre by Tennessee Williams, universal acclaim for All My Sons and the Chicago premiere of Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate, Raven Theatre will produce a five-show subscription season for the first time in the company's 33-year history. Three of the subscription-season plays will be performed on the company's 140-seat East Stage and two will be played in its intimate 60-seat studio, the West Stage. (more...)

Raven Theatre to Stage Free Reading of Horton Foote's COURTSHIP, 3/24Raven Theatre to Stage Free Reading of Horton Foote's COURTSHIP, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Raven Theatre Company's exploration of Horton Foote will continue with its free reading of Foote's Courtship, the fifth of nine plays in the writer's The Orphans' Home Cycle, a series of plays based on the life of Foote's father between the years 1902 and 1928. (more...)

Chester Theatre to Stage New England Premiere of HALCYON DAYS, 7/9-19Chester Theatre to Stage New England Premiere of HALCYON DAYS, 7/9-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Chester Theatre Company will present the New England Premiere of HALCYON DAYS, by acclaimed Irish playwright Deirdre Kinahan. Performances of the witty, touching comedy about reawakening to life's possibilities will run from July 9-19. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for The Foreigner, the last play in the "Alley Theatre @ UH" season. Alley Resident Company member Jeffrey Bean returns to one of his signature roles as Charlie Baker. (more...)

Alley Theatre Announces Complete Lineup for Inaugural SeasonAlley Theatre Announces Complete Lineup for Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

HOUSTON - Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre, announced the two plays to complete its 2015-2016 Inaugural Season in the renovated theatre, Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana and George Brant's Grounded. (more...)

MNM Prodxns to Present SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, 7/3-8/16MNM Prodxns to Present SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, 7/3-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

 MNM Productions today announced the talented and experienced cast for the upcoming production of the award-winning musical SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, which will run for 10 performances July 30 through August 9 at the Crest Theatre in Delray Beach, and for five performances August 13-16 at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse in West Palm Beach. (more...)

An Evening of Plays Based on Tennessee Williams Stories Set for at 59E59 TheatersAn Evening of Plays Based on Tennessee Williams Stories Set for at 59E59 Theaters
by Nora Dominick - Jul 21, 2015

59E59 Theaters will welcome The Acting Company to the 2015/2016 5A Season with the US premiere of DESIRE An Evening of Plays Based on Six Stories by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Michael Wilson, DESIRE features new plays written by John Guare, Beth Henley, Marcus Gardley, Rebecca Gilman, David Grimm and Elizabeth Egloff. DESIRE begins performances on Wednesday, September 2 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 11. Opening Night is Thursday, September 10 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM. Single tickets are $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Stage World Premiere of New Musical STAGGER LEE, Begin. 1/21Dallas Theater Center to Stage World Premiere of New Musical STAGGER LEE, Begin. 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

This January, Dallas Theater Center will produce the world premiere of the brand new musical Stagger Lee, book and lyrics by Meadows Prize recipient Will Power. Stagger Lee, which takes its title from the century-old folk song, is directed by Patricia McGregor with music by Will Power and Justin Ellington. Stagger Lee was partially developed in workshops in collaboration with the Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas as a part of Will Powers' Meadows Prize residency. Stagger Lee begins previews on Wednesday, January 21 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through Sunday, February 15. Tickets to Stagger Lee are on sale now at www.DallasTheatercenter.org. (more...)

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for TACT's ABUNDANCEFull Cast & Creative Team Announced for TACT's ABUNDANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for Abundance, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart). An epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West, Abundance will be directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production of William Inge's Natural Affection. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Opening night is set forSunday, March 1 at 6:00pm. Performances will continue through March 28, 2015. (more...)

Hallie Foote to Speak About Father's Legacy, DIVIDING THE ESTATE and More at the Raven, 1/14Hallie Foote to Speak About Father's Legacy, DIVIDING THE ESTATE and More at the Raven, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Hallie Foote, an actress best known for playing some of her father's most memorable characters both on and off Broadway and in feature films, will visit Raven Theatre on Wednesday, January 14, to discuss the legacy of her father, the playwright Horton Foote, author of Raven's upcoming Chicago premiere of Dividing the Estate, as well as The Trip to Bountiful, The Young Man from Atlanta and the Academy Award-winning screenplays for Tender Mercies and To Kill a Mockingbird. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit to Stage Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, 2/14-3/1Theatrical Outfit to Stage Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, 2/14-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Theatrical Outfit continues its "Season of Compassion" with the awe-inspiring regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, which reveals the astonishing personal and professional discoveries awaiting real-life female American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Raven Theatre Company's DIVIDING THE ESTATEPhoto Flash: First Look at Raven Theatre Company's DIVIDING THE ESTATE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Dividing the Estate, a 2008-09 Tony Award nominee for Best Original Play and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role (Hallie Foote), can finally be seen in Chicago in Raven Theatre's production, which began preview performances on Tuesday, January 27. (more...)

Raven Theatre to Stage Midwest Premiere of Horton Foote's THE OLD FRIENDS in 2016Raven Theatre to Stage Midwest Premiere of Horton Foote's THE OLD FRIENDS in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Michael Menendian, co-founding Artistic Director of Raven Theatre, has announced that Raven has been granted rights to mount the only new production of Horton Foote's The Old Friends since its World Premiere staging in fall 2013 by the Signature Theatre Company in New York. Raven Theatre's production will run January 27 to March 26, 2016, under Menendian's direction. (more...)

Photo Flash: Horton Foote's Daughter Hallie Foote Visits Raven TheatrePhoto Flash: Horton Foote's Daughter Hallie Foote Visits Raven Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Hallie Foote, actress and daughter of the late playwright Horton Foote, visited the Raven Theatre on Tuesday, January 13 to observe a rehearsal of Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate and again on the 14th for a public interview to discuss her father's work. The January 14th interview was conducted by Goodman Theatre Resident Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper. Scroll down for photos from Foote's visit! (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE GOOD GIRL, Starring Penny FullerManhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE GOOD GIRL, Starring Penny Fuller
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Composer-Lyricist-Bookwriter Mary Liz McNamara is currently working on Body and Soul based on the 2009 documentary by filmmaker Alice Elliott. Excerpts from Body and Soul were seen at New York Theater Barn in October 2014. Awards: 2013 Bistro Award for Songwriting, 2011 BMI Foundation Harrington Award for creative achievement in musical theater, two MAC awards and six ASCAP PLUS awards. Mary Liz is a frequent NYC performer, and her songs are performed by cabaret and musical theater artists across the country. She is a member of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop (as a composer/lyricist and a librettist), and about a million other performing arts unions and organizations. Her song 'Bacon' was used in an episode of 'So You Think You Can Dance.' (more...)

Raven Theatre to Screen Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL with Cicely TysonRaven Theatre to Screen Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL with Cicely Tyson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Raven Theatre Company, currently performing the Chicago Premiere of Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate, is presenting a free screening of the new film version of The Trip to Bountiful, arguably Foote's best-known play. The film, which was produced by Lifetime Films and aired on Lifetime Television in 2014, reunited Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams in the lead roles they performed for the play's 2013 Broadway revival. That production and this film are significant in that African-Americans were cast in roles traditionally played by white actors throughout the piece's history as first a 1953 teleplay and stage play and the 1985 feature film as well as countless stage productions over the past 60 years. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Begins 2/8Maltz Jupiter Theatre's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Begins 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Enter the world of Chicago real estate in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's production of the cutthroat drama (onstage February 8 - 22); a world in which 'the sale' is all that matters. In the middle of a high stakes sales competition, a group of tough-talking agents will do anything to close a deal and stay in the game: blackmail, bribery, intimidation and even burglary. This high-octane masterpiece will keep you in suspense as the businessmen fight to stay on top. But at the end of the day, will it all be worth it? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maltz Jupiter Theatre's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSSPhoto Flash: First Look at Maltz Jupiter Theatre's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Sponsored by California Closets, Glengarry Glen Ross is onstage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre February 8 - 22. Please note: the show contains extreme profanity throughout. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards - Vincent Leggett Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards - Vincent Leggett Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Hallie Foote to Appear at Raven Theatre in JanuaryHallie Foote to Appear at Raven Theatre in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Hallie Foote, an actress best known for playing some of her father's most memorable characters both on and off Broadway and in feature films, will visit Raven Theatre on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 for a public event entitled 'A Conversation with Hallie Foote about Horton Foote.' Horton Foote, who died in 2009, was the author of nearly 100 plays, teleplays and screenplays, including The Trip to Bountiful, Tender Mercies and To Kill a Mockingbird. Hallie Foote's roles in her father's plays have included award-winning turns in The Trip to Bountiful and The Roads to Home and a Tony Award nomination for Dividing the Estate. She was a producer of both the 2013 Broadway production of The Trip to Bountiful starring Cicely Tyson and the television version of the same. While in Chicago, Ms. Foote will attend a rehearsal and consult on Raven's upcoming production of Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate. (more...)

DMT Presents Regional Premiere of Tracy Lett's Adaptation of Three SistersDMT Presents Regional Premiere of Tracy Lett's Adaptation of Three Sisters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2014

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre is excited to announce the regional premiere of Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS in a new version by playwright-actor Tracy Letts, Feb. 12-Mar. 8. (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Tom Key to Bring C.S. LEWIS ON STAGE to Lamb's, 1/9-18Tom Key to Bring C.S. LEWIS ON STAGE to Lamb's, 1/9-18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

Lamb's presents Tom Key in his acclaimed one-man show C.S. Lewis On Stage in Coronado from January 9th - January 18th. Tom has performed the show across North America including residencies at Harvard and Yale Universities as well as Oxford University. (more...)

Alley Theatre Favorites to Appear in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/21-12/24Alley Theatre Favorites to Appear in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/21-12/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Houston's seasonal favorite A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas returns to light up the Holiday Season at the University of Houston November 21 to December 24, the third production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. (more...)

DTC Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE BOOK CLUB PLAY, Running 1/1-2/1DTC Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE BOOK CLUB PLAY, Running 1/1-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Dallas Theater Center heads back to the Kalita Humphreys Theater with The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarias. Meredith McDonough, who previously worked on the new hit musical Fly By Night, returns to make her DTC directorial debut in this comedy about books and the people who love them. The Book Club Play begins previews on Thursday, January 1, 2015 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through Sunday, February 1. (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams Appointed Artistic Director of Le Petit TheatreHartford Stage's Maxwell Williams Appointed Artistic Director of Le Petit Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The Board of Governors of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre announced the hiring of Maxwell Williams, Associate Artistic Director of the highly regarded Hartford Stage in Connecticut, as the theatre's new Artistic Director. Williams has been a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for several years, serving as Associate Artistic Director for the past three seasons. Hartford Stage seasons regularly include world premieres of plays and musicals by established and emerging writers, including the 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner Water by the Spoonful and the recent Broadway hit, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta AwardsFinal Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards
by - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards - Craig Waldrip Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards - Craig Waldrip Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Present BEDROOM FARCE, 8/25-9/13Westport Country Playhouse to Present BEDROOM FARCE, 8/25-9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will reunite audience favorites---playwright Alan Ayckbourn and director John Tillinger---and an ensemble of popular actors from prior Ayckbourn works at the Playhouse---in the comedy, 'Bedroom Farce,' playing August 25 through September 13. 'Bedroom Farce' received five Tony Award nominations, including Best Play, during its 1979 Broadway run. (more...)

Florida Repertory Theatre's SPLIT IN THREE Begins 4/24Florida Repertory Theatre's SPLIT IN THREE Begins 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Florida Repertory Theatre has announced the opening of Split in Three, a powerful and electrifying new play by Daryl Lisa Fazio, making its world premiere as part of the theatre's commitment to nurture new works and emerging playwrights. (more...)

Arthur French to Direct Morningside Players' FENCES in MayArthur French to Direct Morningside Players' FENCES in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

From May 7 to 24, The Morningside Players will present 'Fences,' the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play by August Wilson, directed by Arthur French, a stalwart veteran of Broadway and Off-Broadway who is also a prime interpreter of August Wilson's plays. (more...)

Breaking: Chicago's Non-Equity Jeff Awards Disqualify 'The Hypocrites' and Rescind NominationsBreaking: Chicago's Non-Equity Jeff Awards Disqualify 'The Hypocrites' and Rescind Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

Sean Graney, who recently returned to Chicago to resume his post as Artistic Director of The Hypocrites, informed the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee that he just learned the theater company had been operating under an Equity CAT-N contract for the duration of the 2014-2015 Non-Equity season.  Over the past year, requests for judging its productions were made to the Non-Equity Wing without the committee having knowledge of the company's Equity status. The Jeff Committee was aware that two of the productions had Equity performers (as indicated in the program); however, the committee has now confirmed that these were not guest contracts.  As such, the company's productions are not eligible for consideration in the Non-Equity Wing, and all related Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations have been rescinded.  The productions in question will be shifted to the Equity Wing for awards consideration during its current season, which commenced on August 1, 2014 and will end on July 30, 2015. (more...)

THE JEFF AWARDS Nominations Announced - THE HYPOCRITES, Griffin Theatre, and More!THE JEFF AWARDS Nominations Announced - THE HYPOCRITES, Griffin Theatre, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 118 nominations in 24 categories for the 42nd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2014, and March 31, 2015. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 133 productions offered by 56 Non-Equity producing organizations. The Jeff Committee recommended 62 of those shows, making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Of the 62 Jeff Recommended productions, 46 received nominations, representing 23 theatre companies. (more...)

Haven Theatre to Close 2014-15 Season With DON'T GO GENTLE, 5/31-7/12Haven Theatre to Close 2014-15 Season With DON'T GO GENTLE, 5/31-7/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Haven Theatre Company closes their 2014 - 2015 Season with the Chicago premiere of Stephen Belber's Don't Go Gentle, directed by Haven Theatre Company Artistic Associate Cody Estle, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., May 31 - July 12. (more...)

Haven Theatre Company to Stage to Present DON'T GO GENTLE, 6/2-7/12Haven Theatre Company to Stage to Present DON'T GO GENTLE, 6/2-7/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Haven Theatre Company closes their 2014 - 2015 Season with the Chicago premiere of Stephen Belber's Don't Go Gentle, directed by Haven Theatre Company Artistic Associate Cody Estle, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., May 31 - July 12. Previews are Sunday May 31 at 3 p.m., Tuesday June 2 - Thursday, June 4 at 8 p.m. Opening/Press night is Friday, June 5 at 8 p.m. The regular schedule is Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at (more...)

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