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Syracuse Stage Season Begins 9/24 with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKESyracuse Stage Season Begins 9/24 with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

The 14/15 Season at Syracuse Stage starts September 24 with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. In this "ripped and roaring" comedy by Christopher Durang, Sonia and Vanya have frittered their lives away in the family farmhouse. Enter their sister, self-absorbed movie star Masha with her 20-something boy toy Spike, and a dysfunctional family's reunion turns into a weekend of hilarity. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Honky Tonk Angels October 4th - 6th and 10th - 13th, 2013 at ShenanArts at The nTelos TheatreTickets on Sale for Honky Tonk Angels October 4th - 6th and 10th - 13th, 2013 at ShenanArts at The nTelos Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Tickets are on sale for HONKY TONK ANGELS, which runs October 4th - 6th and 10th - 13th, 2013 and is directed by Mike Conner, starring Kathy Lafon, Chrystal McKee, & Tori Berry. (more...)

Tickets to ShenanArts' HONKY TONK ANGELS Now on SaleTickets to ShenanArts' HONKY TONK ANGELS Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2013

A wonderful story that brings three country girls together in the strangest of locations. Each of the ladies has dreams of singing in the bright lights of Nashville. Angela, the queen of her double wide from Waxahatchee, Texas, Sue Ellen the twice divorced little Miss Country Music (at age 5) for Los Angeles, and Darlene From the Mississippi Delta who is leaving her widowed father and mourns the death of her boyfriend Billy Joe. The story features great country classic as , 'Harper Valley PTA', 'Delta Dawn', '9 to 5', 'I'll Fly Away, 'Don't Come Home a Drinkin', and many many more. (more...)

Court Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SONCourt Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater announce an extension to the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run September 11 - October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Bob Stillman Star in Hartford Stage's 'BREATH & IMAGINATION', 1/11-2/3Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Bob Stillman Star in Hartford Stage's 'BREATH & IMAGINATION', 1/11-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2012

Internationally-celebrated classical and gospel vocalist Jubilant Sykes, Broadway veteran Kecia Lewis-Evans, and two-time Tony Award nominee Bob Stillman will star in the world premiere of Daniel Beaty's Breath & Imagination - The Story of Roland Hayes, directed by Darko Tresnjak, on stage from January 11 through February 3. (more...)

Oprah Winfrey Heading to Broadway?Oprah Winfrey Heading to Broadway?
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

TV talk-show host and Oscar nominee Oprah Winfrey appeared as a special guest anchor on this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC and revealed her plans to perform on a Broadway stage. "My dream is to do Broadway," asserted Winfrey. "That is going to happen." (more...)

IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER Opens at The Fountain Theatre Tonight, 10/20IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER Opens at The Fountain Theatre Tonight, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2012

Oya can run faster than anyone-but not fast enough to escape her destiny. Shirley Jo Finney directs the long-awaited Los Angeles premiere of In the Red and Brown Water. Lyrically weaving together elements of urban contemporary realism with West African mysticism, Tarell Alvin McCraney's lusciously theatrical and boldly original new play opens at The Fountain Theatre tonight, October 20. (more...)

LaChanze to Perform the Songs of Diana Ross at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 12/20-21LaChanze to Perform the Songs of Diana Ross at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 12/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein announced today that Tony Award winner LaChanze will bring her acclaimed show Love Hangover: LaChanze Sings Diana Ross to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performance only - Friday, December 20 at 8 p.m and Saturday, December 21 at 7 p.m. In a salute of a woman who broke barriers and challenged stereotypes throughout her legendary career, Love Hangover will feature such legendary songs as "Love Hangover," "Do You Know Where You're Goin' To?," "Endless Love," "Good Morning, Heartache" and more! Located within Hotel Nikko (222 Mason Street, San Francisco), Feinstein's at the Nikko presents a wide range of entertainers from stage and screen all within an intimate 140-seat cabaret setting. There is a $20 food and beverage minimum per person inside the showroom which guests can use towards cocktails as well as a variety of small plates crafted exclusively for Feinstein's at the Nikko by Executive ChefPhilippe Striffeler, through Restaurant Anzu. Cheese and dessert platters will also be available in the showroom. Tickets for LaChanze range in price from $30-$50 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Yemen Blues Set for Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 10/27Yemen Blues Set for Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts' Target World Music and Dance Series presents the band Yemen Blues on Sunday, October 27, with a special dance floor open for the occasion. (more...)

DAVE STEWART Signs on as Executive Producer of Documentary 'The Blues House'DAVE STEWART Signs on as Executive Producer of Documentary 'The Blues House'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

DAVE STEWART--best known as the founder of Eurythmics with Annie Lennox and for his collaborations with Mick Jagger and Stevie Nicks--has signed on as executive producer for The Blues House (more...)

Nokia Music's Documentary Series to Air on Sundance Channel This JanuaryNokia Music's Documentary Series to Air on Sundance Channel This January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2012

Nokia Music, a free music streaming service from Nokia that offers free and unlimited access to playlists and songs on Nokia Lumia smartphones, today announced an exciting new documentary series. The Nokia Music produced series will feature six short films created by some of the world's most respected independent directors including, Abteen Bagheri, Emily Kai Bok, Bob Harlow and Tyrone Lebon. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Touts Arts Education at 2014 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program AwardsFirst Lady Michelle Obama Touts Arts Education at 2014 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

At this weekend's ceremony for the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke about the importance of the arts in U.S. schools. Among the programs she put in the spotlight were Aurora, Colorado's 'Job Training in the Arts' and Los Angeles's after-school dance program 'Everybody Dance!'. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner LaChanze Talks IF/THEN, 9/11 Loss & More on Backstage on BroadwayVIDEO: Tony Winner LaChanze Talks IF/THEN, 9/11 Loss & More on Backstage on Broadway
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

TONY Award winner LaChanze stopped by this week's Backstage on Broadway to talk with PIX 11's Tamsen Fadal about starring in the new Broadway musical IF/THEN. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere of Stephen Sachs' HEART SONG at The Fountain TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at World Premiere of Stephen Sachs' HEART SONG at The Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

Three friends embark on a joyous journey of sisterhood, discovering their inner 'duende' through a flamenco class for middle-aged women. Heart Song, the newest comedy/drama from Stephen Sachs (Bakersfield Mist, Cyrano), opens at The Fountain Theatre on May 25with Shirley Jo Finney (In the Red and Brown Water) directing and choreography by internationally renowned flamenco dancer Maria 'Cha Cha' Bermudez. Check out a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner LaChanze Dedicates 'Amazing Grace' to Her Late Husband at Today's 9/11 MemorialVIDEO: Tony Winner LaChanze Dedicates 'Amazing Grace' to Her Late Husband at Today's 9/11 Memorial
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2014

Broadway's LaChanze, a Tony Award-winner, performer whose husband Calvin Joseph Gooding perished in the September 11, 2001 attacks, performed a stunning a cappella version of "Amazing Grace" (more...)

Tony Winner LaChanze Dedicates 'Amazing Grace' to Her Late Husband at Today's 9/11 Dedication CeremonyTony Winner LaChanze Dedicates 'Amazing Grace' to Her Late Husband at Today's 9/11 Dedication Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Broadway's LaChanze, a Tony Award-winner whose husband Calvin Joseph Gooding perished in the September 11, 2001 attacks, performed a stunning a cappella version of 'Amazing Grace' during this morning's dedication of the 9/11 Museum in New York City. (more...)

THE BROTHERS SIZE to Run 6/7-7/27 at the FountainTHE BROTHERS SIZE to Run 6/7-7/27 at the Fountain
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Shirley Jo Finney, director of the Fountain Theatre's multiple award-winning production of In the Red and Brown Water in 2012, returns to direct the second play in Tarell Alvin McCraney's 'Brother/Sister Plays' trilogy. The Los Angeles premiere of The Brothers Size opens June 7 at the Fountain for a limited engagement that must close July 27. (more...)

'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 7, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Company of IF/THEN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!Photos and Video: Meet the Full Company of IF/THEN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 4, 2014

IF/THEN, starring Idina Menzel (aka 'Adele Dazeem'), begins previews tomorrow, March 5, and officially opens on March 30 at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, plus watch interviews and footage of the company performing in last month's NYC fan concert of the musical! (more...)

ALL MY SONS, DIVIDING THE ESTATE & More Set for Raven Theatre's 2014-15 SeasonALL MY SONS, DIVIDING THE ESTATE & More Set for Raven Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Raven Theatre's 32nd Season, under the theme 'Family Business,' will include four plays exploring the nature of family ties, according to Producing Artistic Director Michael Menendian and Co-Artistic Director JoAnn Montemurro. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Kenny Leon Wins Tony for Best Direction of a PlayA RAISIN IN THE SUN's Kenny Leon Wins Tony for Best Direction of a Play
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2014

A Raisin in the Sun's Kenny Leon has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. Kenny Leon's Broadway credits include August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean (five Tony nominations) and the Tony Award-winning revival of A Raisin in the Sun, both featuring Phylicia Rashad; for the latter, he earned a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Director of a Play. Other directing credits include the Off-Broadway hit Emergence-See featuring Daniel Beaty, Blues for an Alabama Sky, and From the Mississippi Delta (Huntington Theatre). (more...)

BWW TV: A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Kenny Leon on Taking the Tony for Best Direction of a PlayBWW TV: A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Kenny Leon on Taking the Tony for Best Direction of a Play
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2014

As announced earlier this evening, A Raisin in the Sun's Kenny Leon has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Leon had to say below! As announced earlier this evening, A Raisin in the Sun's Kenny Leon has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Leon had to say below! (more...)

30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival Runs 6/6-930th Annual Chicago Blues Festival Runs 6/6-9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

The 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival expands to four days with a special opening night concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park the evening of Thursday, June 6 featuring a line-up of the genre's next generation headlined by Shemekia Copeland. Friday, June 7 the festival moves to Grant Park where Bobby Rush kicks-off the festival's journey From the Mississippi Delta to Chicago and the world. (more...)

30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival Runs Now thru 6/930th Annual Chicago Blues Festival Runs Now thru 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

The 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival expands to four days with a special opening night concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park tonight, June 6 featuring a line-up of the genre's next generation headlined by Shemekia Copeland. Friday, June 7 the festival moves to Grant Park where Bobby Rush kicks-off the festival's journey From the Mississippi Delta to Chicago and the world. (more...)

STG Opens Ticket Sales Today for Father John Misty and More!STG Opens Ticket Sales Today for Father John Misty and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Seattle Theatre Group (STG)'s mission is to make diverse performing arts and education an integral part of our region's cultural identity while keeping three historic venues, The Paramount, Moore and Neptune, alive and vibrant. STG presents a range of performances from Broadway, off-Broadway, dance and jazz, to comedy, concerts of all genres, speakers and family shows - at these three iconic theatres in Seattle and venues throughout the Puget Sound region and in Portland, Oregon. STG announces the following concerts going on sale this week. (more...)

STG to Open Ticket Sales 6/28 for Father John Misty and More!STG to Open Ticket Sales 6/28 for Father John Misty and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Seattle Theatre Group (STG)'s mission is to make diverse performing arts and education an integral part of our region's cultural identity while keeping three historic venues, The Paramount, Moore and Neptune, alive and vibrant. STG presents a range of performances from Broadway, off-Broadway, dance and jazz, to comedy, concerts of all genres, speakers and family shows - at these three iconic theatres in Seattle and venues throughout the Puget Sound region and in Portland, Oregon. STG announces the following concerts going on sale this week. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Boston engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Boston's most eagerly awaited stage production returns to the Boston Opera House stage from September 9 to October 12 as part of the 2014-2015 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Breaking News: Tony-Winner LaChanze to Join Idina Menzel in IF/THENBreaking News: Tony-Winner LaChanze to Join Idina Menzel in IF/THEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

It's just been announced that Tony Award-Winner LaChanze has been cast in If/Then, the new musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning creative team behindNext To Normal, Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), andMichael Greif (director). The musical will play Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street) in spring 2014, beginning preview performances onTuesday, March 4, and officially opening on Thursday, March 27, 2014. (more...)

FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA to Open at Studio Theatre, 1/17FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA to Open at Studio Theatre, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

The Studio Theatre presents From the Mississippi Delta by Endesha Ida Mae Holland, Ph.D, a story about the strength of women during The Civil Rights Movement told through live music and singing. From the Mississippi Delta will run from Thursday, January 17 through Saturday, January 26, 2013. (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING to Begin 1/22 at American StageAugust 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...)

FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA to Open at Studio Theatre, 1/17FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA to Open at Studio Theatre, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The Studio Theatre presents From the Mississippi Delta by Endesha Ida Mae Holland, Ph.D, a story about the strength of women during The Civil Rights Movement told through live music and singing. From the Mississippi Delta will run from Thursday, January 17 through Today, January 26, 2013. (more...)

American Stage Presents August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, Now thru 2/23American 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 StageAugust 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...)

Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Bob Stillman Star in Hartford Stage's 'BREATH & IMAGINATION', Now thru 2/3Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Bob Stillman Star in Hartford Stage's 'BREATH & IMAGINATION', Now thru 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Internationally-celebrated classical and gospel vocalist Jubilant Sykes, Broadway veteran Kecia Lewis-Evans, and Tom Frey will star in the world premiere of Daniel Beaty's Breath & Imagination - The Story of Roland Hayes, directed by Darko Tresnjak, on stage from January 11 through February 3. Press Night: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16. Opening Night: 8 p.m. tonight, January 18. (more...)

FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA Opens at Studio Theatre TonightFROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA Opens at Studio Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

The Studio Theatre presents From the Mississippi Delta by Endesha Ida Mae Holland, Ph.D, a story about the strength of women during The Civil Rights Movement told through live music and singing. From the Mississippi Delta will run from tonight, January 17 through Saturday, January 26, 2013. (more...)

Cast Announced for Victory Gardens' THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS, Beg. 2/28Cast Announced for Victory Gardens' THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS, Beg. 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for the World Premiere of The Gospel of Lovingkindness by Victory Gardens Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. The cast includes Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tosin Morohunfola, Ernest Perry, Jr. and Jacqueline Williams. The Gospel of Lovingkindness runs February 28 - March 30, 2014, with the press performance on March 7, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Shirley Jo Finney to Direct Wendy Graf's CLOSELY RELATED KEYS at Lounge Theatre, Begin. 2/22Shirley Jo Finney to Direct Wendy Graf's CLOSELY RELATED KEYS at Lounge Theatre, Begin. 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Home. Identity. Secrets and lies. An African-American attorney with a career on the rise is shocked to discover she has an Iraqi half-sister in Wendy Graf's newest play, a hard-hitting drama about family conflict and clashing cultures. Directed by Shirley Jo Finney, the world premiere of Closely Related Keys opens Feb. 22 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Bob Stillman Star in Hartford Stage's 'BREATH & IMAGINATION', 1/11-2/3Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Bob Stillman Star in Hartford Stage's 'BREATH & IMAGINATION', 1/11-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Internationally-celebrated classical and gospel vocalist Jubilant Sykes, Broadway veteran Kecia Lewis-Evans, and two-time Tony Award nominee Bob Stillman will star in the world premiere of Daniel Beaty's Breath & Imagination - The Story of Roland Hayes, directed by Darko Tresnjak, on stage from January 11 through February 3. (more...)

Breaking News: Diahann Carroll Withdraws from Upcoming Broadway Revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, LaTanya Richardson Jackson Steps inBreaking News: Diahann Carroll Withdraws from Upcoming Broadway Revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, LaTanya Richardson Jackson Steps in
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2014

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that acclaimed actress Diahann Carroll has withdrawn from the upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and also starring Denzel Washington. LaTanya Richardson Jackson will assume the role of Lena Younger in the production, currently in rehearsals. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater to Stage World Premiere of THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS, 2/28-3/30Victory Gardens Theater to Stage World Premiere of THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS, 2/28-3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of The Gospel of Lovingkindness by Victory Gardens Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. The Gospel of Lovingkindness runs February 28 - March 30, 2014 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Victory Gardens' THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS Begins TonightVictory Gardens' THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater presents the World Premiere of The Gospel of Lovingkindness by Victory Gardens Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. The cast includes Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tosin Morohunfola, Ernest Perry, Jr. and Jacqueline Williams. The Gospel of Lovingkindness runs tonight, February 28 - March 30, 2014, with the press performance on March 7, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater to Stage World Premiere of THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS, 2/28-3/30Victory Gardens Theater to Stage World Premiere of THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS, 2/28-3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of The Gospel of Lovingkindness by Victory Gardens Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. The Gospel of Lovingkindness runs February 28 - March 30, 2014 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Bob Stillman Star in Hartford Stage's 'BREATH & IMAGINATION', 1/11-2/3Jubilant Sykes, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Bob Stillman Star in Hartford Stage's 'BREATH & IMAGINATION', 1/11-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2013

Internationally-celebrated classical and gospel vocalist Jubilant Sykes, Broadway veteran Kecia Lewis-Evans, and two-time Tony Award nominee Bob Stillman will star in the world premiere of Daniel Beaty's Breath & Imagination - The Story of Roland Hayes, directed by Darko Tresnjak, on stage from January 11 through February 3. (more...)

30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival Runs 6/6-930th Annual Chicago Blues Festival Runs 6/6-9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

The 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival expands to four days with a special opening night concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park the evening of Thursday, June 6 featuring a line-up of the genre's next generation headlined by Shemekia Copeland. Friday, June 7 the festival moves to Grant Park where Bobby Rush kicks-off the festival's journey From the Mississippi Delta to Chicago and the world. (more...)

CLOSELY RELATED KEYS Will Now Open 2/28CLOSELY RELATED KEYS Will Now Open 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Home. Identity. Secrets and lies. An African-American attorney with a career on the rise is shocked to discover she has an Iraqi half-sister in Wendy Graf's newest play, a hard-hitting drama about family conflict and clashing cultures. Directed by Shirley Jo Finney, the world premiere of Closely Related Keys opens Feb. 28 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

American Stage Adds 2/23 Performance of 2 TRAINS RUNNINGAmerican 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 Stage to Present August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, 1/22-2/23American 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...)

IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER Opens at The Fountain Theatre, 10/20IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER Opens at The Fountain Theatre, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2012

Oya can run faster than anyone-but not fast enough to escape her destiny. Shirley Jo Finney directs the long-awaited Los Angeles premiere of In the Red and Brown Water. Lyrically weaving together elements of urban contemporary realism with West African mysticism, Tarell Alvin McCraney's lusciously theatrical and boldly original new play opens at The Fountain Theatre on October 20. (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Star Returns to Look Forward To- LaChanzeBroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Star Returns to Look Forward To- LaChanze
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2013

A slew of Broadway favorites will return to Broadway in the upcoming theatre season, including LaChanze, who will star in IF/THEN (set to open at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on March 27, 2014). (more...)

Shirley Jo Finney Will Helm The Fountain Theatre's HEART SONGShirley Jo Finney Will Helm The Fountain Theatre's HEART SONG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Three friends embark on a joyous journey of sisterhood, discovering their inner 'duende' through a flamenco class for middle-aged women. Heart Song, the newest comedy/drama from Stephen Sachs (Bakersfield Mist, Cyrano), opens at The Fountain Theatre on May 25 with Shirley Jo Finney (In the Red and Brown Water) directing and choreography by internationally renowned flamenco dancer Maria "Cha Cha" Bermudez. (more...)

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