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John McClure, Jr. & More Lead SANCTIFIED At Lincoln Theatre 10/21-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2010

Casting has been announced for the Washington-area premiere of the award-winning new gospel musical comedy Sanctified, playing the historic Lincoln Theatre for a limited engagement, October 21 through November 14. (more...)

VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez To Make Guest Appearances At Sanctified 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2010

Gospel recording artists VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez will each make a special guest appearance at select performances of the Washington-area premiere of the award-winning new gospel musical comedy Sanctified, playing the historic Lincoln Theatre now through November 14. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Starts 27th Season with Shaw's Original PYGMALION, Now thru 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

The Washington Stage Guild kicks off its 27th season with one of the most beloved plays of the past century, an indelible hit by the Stage Guild's 'playwright in residence' - George Bernard Shaw. PYGMALION was written in 1912, and the story of Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, her speech lessons at the hands of the temperamental Henry Higgins, and the sparks that fly between them, has rarely left the stage since its premiere. Directed by Stage Guild Artistic Director, Bill Largess, Shaw's comedy is sharp and insightful, asking questions as valid today as a century ago. Exactly what 'makes' a lady a lady? The way she behaves, or the way she is treated? (more...)

John McClure, Jr. & More Lead SANCTIFIED At Lincoln Theatre 10/21-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Casting has been announced for the Washington-area premiere of the award-winning new gospel musical comedy Sanctified, playing the historic Lincoln Theatre for a limited engagement, October 21 through November 14. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Starts 27th Season with Shaw's Original PYGMALION, 10/25-11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2012

The Washington Stage Guild kicks off its 27th season with one of the most beloved plays of the past century, an indelible hit by the Stage Guild's 'playwright in residence' - George Bernard Shaw. PYGMALION was written in 1912, and the story of Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, her speech lessons at the hands of the temperamental Henry Higgins, and the sparks that fly between them, has rarely left the stage since its premiere. Directed by Stage Guild Artistic Director, Bill Largess, Shaw's comedy is sharp and insightful, asking questions as valid today as a century ago. Exactly what 'makes' a lady a lady? The way she behaves, or the way she is treated? (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Starts 27th Season with Shaw's Original PYGMALION, 10/25-11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2012

The Washington Stage Guild kicks off its 27th season with one of the most beloved plays of the past century, an indelible hit by the Stage Guild's 'playwright in residence' - George Bernard Shaw. PYGMALION was written in 1912, and the story of Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, her speech lessons at the hands of the temperamental Henry Higgins, and the sparks that fly between them, has rarely left the stage since its premiere. Directed by Stage Guild Artistic Director, Bill Largess, Shaw's comedy is sharp and insightful, asking questions as valid today as a century ago. Exactly what 'makes' a lady a lady? The way she behaves, or the way she is treated? (more...)

VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez To Make Guest Appearances At Sanctified 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2010

Gospel recording artists VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez will each make a special guest appearance at select performances of the Washington-area premiere of the award-winning new gospel musical comedy Sanctified, playing the historic Lincoln Theatre now through November 14. (more...)

Project Shaw Presents GETTING MARRIED at The Players, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents GETTING MARRIED Monday, June 20 7pm @THE PLAYERS 16 Gramercy Park South (20th St. east of Park Av) (more...)

Pawk, Weaver, Jones and More Star in Shaw Project's Heartbreak House, March 20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2006

On March 20, Michele Pawk, Fritz Weaver, Malachy McCourt and Simon Jones, among others, will enter George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House, the third reading presented as part of the Shaw Project (more...)

D.C. Review: Flawed Fanny's First Play Offers Sharp 'Shaw-Spouting Puppets'
by Maya Cantu - Mar 6, 2006

Washington Stage Guild is currently offering a lively production of Fanny's First Play, which is far from Shaw's best but features its own kind of passion... (more...)

Pawk, Weaver, Jones and More Star in Shaw Project's Heartbreak House, March 20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2006

On March 20th, the Shaw Project reading of Shaw's Heartbreak House--starring Michele Pawk, Fritz Weaver and others--will be presented at the Players Club (more...)

Susan Blackwell, Mara Davi, et al. Lead FANNY'S FIRST PLAY at Gingold Theatrical Group, 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group will continue its sixth sold-out year of PROJECT SHAW with Shaw's first commercial success, the rarely produced satire Fanny's First Play which was initially written anonymously,on Monday, July 18 at 7pm at The Players Club (16Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. David Staller produces and directs. (more...)

Project Shaw Presents GETTING MARRIED at The Players, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents GETTING MARRIED Monday, June 20 7pm @THE PLAYERS 16 Gramercy Park South (20th St. east of Park Av) (more...)

Project Shaw Presents GETTING MARRIED at The Players, Show Sells Out
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents GETTING MARRIED Monday, June 20 7pm @THE PLAYERS 16 Gramercy Park South (20th St. east of Park Av) (more...)

Project Shaw Presents GETTING MARRIED at The Players, Show Sells Out
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents GETTING MARRIED Monday, June 20 7pm @THE PLAYERS 16 Gramercy Park South (20th St. east of Park Av) (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents FANNY'S FIRST PLAY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 19, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group continued its sixth sold-out year of PROJECT SHAW yesterday with Shaw's first commercial success, the rarely produced satire Fanny's First Play which was initially written anonymously. (more...)

Susan Blackwell, Mara Davi, et al. Lead FANNY'S FIRST PLAY at Gingold Theatrical Group, 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group will continue its sixth sold-out year of PROJECT SHAW with Shaw's first commercial success, the rarely produced satire Fanny's First Play which was initially written anonymously,on Monday, July 18 at 7pm at The Players Club (16Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. David Staller produces and directs. (more...)

Kudisch, Sills, Luker, Von Essen, Irving Cast in Shaw Project's Fanny's First Play, Feb. 27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2006

Marc Kudisch, Doug Sills, Rebecca Luker, George S. Irving and Max Von Essen will be among the stars taking part in the Shaw Project's Fanny's First Play on February 27th (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse, Closes 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

Feldshuh, Gets, Irving and More Cast in Shaw Project's You Never Can Tell, April 17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2006

As with the Shaw Project's previous staged readings, You Never Can Tell--set for April 17th--will feature a star-studded cast led by Tovah Feldshuh, Malcolm Gets, George S. Irving, Elena Shaddow and Paxton Whitehead (more...)

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