Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents The Farm
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

The Farm marks Walt McGough's first production at Boston Playwrights' Theatre. A graduate of the MFA Playwriting Program at Boston University, Walt's plays have been performed at Boston's Orfeo Group, the Sideshow Theatre Company of Chicago, Chicago Dramatists, Nu Sass Productions in Washington, DC, and Chicago's Second City. (more...)

Judith Clurman and Essential Voices USA Set for 'BERNSTEIN MEETS BROADWAY' Celebration at Barnes & Noble, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Celebrate the publication of Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War (Oxford University Press) at Barnes and Noble, 86th Street & Lexington Avenue, New York City, on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7PM. (more...)

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents The Farm
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

The Farm marks Walt McGough's first production at Boston Playwrights' Theatre. A graduate of the MFA Playwriting Program at Boston University, Walt's plays have been performed at Boston's Orfeo Group, the Sideshow Theatre Company of Chicago, Chicago Dramatists, Nu Sass Productions in Washington, DC, and Chicago's Second City. (more...)

Pitt Rep¬'s Funnyhouse Plays Studio Theatre 9/28-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

Pitt Rep's Funnyhouse confronts social issues head on at Studio Theatre, in the basement of the Cathedral of Learning 4200 Fifth Ave. (more...)

Nora Theatre Company Presents THE HOW AND WHY, Now thru 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

From tonight, September 27 through October 21, The Nora Theatre Company will proudly present the New England Premiere of Sarah Treem's THE HOW AND THE WHY at Central Square Theater. The Press Performance is Monday, October 1 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Pitt Rep¬'s Funnyhouse Plays Studio Theatre 9/28-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

Pitt Rep's Funnyhouse confronts social issues head on at Studio Theatre, in the basement of the Cathedral of Learning 4200 Fifth Ave. (more...)

Nora Theatre Company Presents THE HOW AND WHY, 9/27-10/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

From September 27 through October 21, The Nora Theatre Company will proudly present the New England Premiere of Sarah Treem's THE HOW AND THE WHY at Central Square Theater. The Press Performance is Monday, October 1 at 7:30PM. (more...)

What's On at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

The schedule has just been released for What's On at The Wild Project for December 2013. (more...)

Pitt Theatre¬'s 2011-2012 Season To Explore Urban Landscapes
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Bold collaborations and powerful plays define Pitt Theatre's 2011-2012 season. The exciting new line-up includes a daring new take on the murderously clever Sweeney Todd, an intrepid new docu-drama, The Gammage Project, that exposes the grey areas of Pittsburgh's history, and an excitingly dark and satirical examination of the price of a pound of (someone else's) flesh, Harvest. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2050 Fellowship Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced the new 2050 Fellowship Program to begin with the 2013/14 season. (more...)

13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Completes Lineup, Launches Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015.  (more...)

New York, World Premieres & More Set for Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, The Playwrights Realm is pleased to announce its 2016-17 10th anniversary season. Over the past decade, The Realm has continually produced work by brave new voices and worked to introduce new initiatives to expand its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights as they strive to make a life in the arts. (more...)

BWW Review: SIGNATURE PLAYS: THE SANDBOX, DROWNING, FUNNYHOUSE OF A NEGRO, Looking Back At An Absurdist Trio
by Michael Dale - May 25, 2016

Signature Theatre presents a program of one-acts by Edward Albee, Maria Irene Fornes and Adrienne Kennedy. (more...)

SIGNATURE PLAYS Gets One-Week Extension at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced a one week extension for Signature Plays, which revisits the work of three Legacy playwrights with Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro. Directed by Lila Neugebauer (A.R. Gurney's The Wayside Motor Inn), this trio of plays, all produced during their author's original Playwright-in-Residence season and presented together for the first time, celebrates Signature's rich and diverse history over the past quarter century. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of SIGNATURE PLAYS
by Jennifer Broski - May 23, 2016

Signature Theatre presents Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro, featuring Frank Wood, Alison Fraser and more.  Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Frank Wood, Alison Fraser & More in SIGNATURE PLAYS at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Signature Theatre has unveiled a first look at Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro, featuring Frank Wood, Alison Fraser and more. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Downtown Urban Theater Festival Presents Danny Hoch with Playwright Masters Award
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival just presented playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch with the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC). The DUTF Playwright Masters Award is awarded to a writer that embodies the spirit of the Downtown Urban Theater Festival, founded in 2001 with the purpose of building a fresh repertoire of stories that echo the true spirit of urban life, while speaking to a whole new generation whose lives defy categorizing along conventional lines. Previous honorees of the DUTF Playwright Masters Award include Nilo Cruz (Pulitzer Prize winner for Anna in the Tropics) and Adrienne Kennedy (OBIE Award winner for Funnyhouse of a Negro). (more...)

13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City today, May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Danny Hoch Receives 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival announces that acclaimed playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch will receive the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event, which will take place tonight, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC).  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Running 5/13-30
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at Tomorrow's Opening
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival announces that acclaimed playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch will receive the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event, which will take place tomorrow, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC). (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Presents Samuel D. Hunter's THE WHALE, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

From today, March 7 through April 5, 2014, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England premiere of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama THE WHALE by Samuel D. Hunter. (more...)

Alison Fraser, Frank Wood & More to Take Part in SIGNATURE PLAYS Series Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for Signature Plays, which revisits the work of three Legacy playwrights with Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro. Directed by Lila Neugebauer (A.R. Gurney's The Wayside Motor Inn), this trio of plays, all produced during their author's original Playwright-in-Residence season and presented together for the first time, celebrates Signature's rich and diverse history over the past quarter century. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage's THE WHALE Extends Through 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Due to critical and popular acclaim, SpeakEasy Stage Company is adding one additional week of performances to its New England premiere production of THE WHALE by Samuel D. Hunter. (more...)

Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET Begins at Yale Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), tonight, March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

BACH AT LEIPZIG to Open 7/9 at People's Light & Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

People's Light & Theatre presents the regional premiere of Itamar Moses' acclaimed comedy Bach at Leipzig running July 9-August 10, 2014 on the Steinbright Stage. Associate Artistic Director Pete Pryor directs. People's Light & Theatre is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. (more...)

BACH AT LEIPZIG Opens Tonight at People's Light & Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

People's Light & Theatre presents the regional premiere of Itamar Moses' acclaimed comedy Bach at Leipzig running tonight, July 9-August 10, 2014 on the Steinbright Stage. Associate Artistic Director Pete Pryor directs. People's Light & Theatre is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. (more...)

THE WHIPPING MAN to Make New England Premiere with New Rep, 1/25-2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces the New England Premiere of THE WHIPPING MAN, January 25 through February 15, 2014. Directed by Benny Sato Ambush, THE WHIPPING MAN performs in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, in Watertown, MA. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage To Present RED 1/6-2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

From January 6 through February 4, 2012, SpeakEasy Stage will present the New England Premiere of the 2010 Tony Award-winning play RED by John Logan. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women to Host President's Day Networking Event, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) is pleased to present Quarterly Networking Mondays, Presidents Day: Celebrating LPTW Presidents and Founders--The Ultimate Give and Get on Monday, February 17, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the TheaterLab, 357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor. This historic event is an opportunity to network with like-minded colleagues and to learn from the seasoned theatre professionals who founded and served as President of LPTW. Tickets are FREE for members, $15 for non-members, available at http://LPTWNetworkingPresidentsDay.bpt.me or by calling: 1-800-838-3006 www.BrownPaperTickets.com (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

THE WHIPPING MAN Makes New England Premiere with New Rep, Now thru 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

New Repertory Theatre presents the New England Premiere of THE WHIPPING MAN, today, January 25 through February 15, 2014. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET at Yale Rep, 3/15-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering Billie Allen
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2016

As reported by The New York Times last weekend, Billie Allen, who helped "bridge the racial gap" both on and off-Broadway in the 1950s and '60s, passed away on December 29, 2015. She was 90 years old. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage To Present RED 1/6-2/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2012

From January 6 through February 4, 2012, SpeakEasy Stage will present the New England Premiere of the 2010 Tony Award-winning play RED by John Logan. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage to Present Samuel D. Hunter's THE WHALE, 3/7-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

From March 7 through April 5, 2014, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England premiere of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama THE WHALE by Samuel D. Hunter. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage To Present RED 1/6-2/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2011

From January 6 through February 4, 2012, SpeakEasy Stage will present the New England Premiere of the 2010 Tony Award-winning play RED by John Logan. (more...)

Harlem9 Presents 48 HOUR IN HARLEM, 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2011

Harlem9 presents 48 HOUR IN HARLEM - a twist on the traditional 24- hour play festival. The inaugural event of 9 producers, bringing together 6 playwrights, 6 directors, and 18 actors to re-conceive classic plays from the African-American Diaspora. Harlem9 aims to explore the past, present, and future of black culture and our rich history of storytelling, thus serving to contribute to the re-invigoration of the Harlem community. 48 HOURS IN HARLEM's final presentation is Sunday, August 14, 2011. This one night only performance is at 7pm at Harlem School of the Arts. Full show details and performance schedules are below. Tickets, now on sale are $15 pre-sale for the performance and available by calling 1-800-838-3006 or by visiting www.brownpapertickets.com (more...)

Phylicia Rashad to Interview Billie Allen at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The League of Professional Theatre Women is pleased to present Actor/Director/Philanthropist BILLIE ALLEN for the next Oral History interview. ALLEN will sit down with Tony Award-Winning Actress PHYLICIA RASHAD to discuss her fascinating work as a theatre artist. The event will be Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is free, but seats will be on a first-come-first-seated basis. (more...)

Pitt Theatre¬'s 2011-2012 Season To Explore Urban Landscapes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Bold collaborations and powerful plays define Pitt Theatre's 2011-2012 season. The exciting new line-up includes a daring new take on the murderously clever Sweeney Todd, an intrepid new docu-drama, The Gammage Project, that exposes the grey areas of Pittsburgh's history, and an excitingly dark and satirical examination of the price of a pound of (someone else's) flesh, Harvest. (more...)

Harlem9 Presents 48 HOUR IN HARLEM, 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Harlem9 presents 48 HOUR IN HARLEM - a twist on the traditional 24- hour play festival. The inaugural event of 9 producers, bringing together 6 playwrights, 6 directors, and 18 actors to re-conceive classic plays from the African-American Diaspora. Harlem9 aims to explore the past, present, and future of black culture and our rich history of storytelling, thus serving to contribute to the re-invigoration of the Harlem community. 48 HOURS IN HARLEM's final presentation is Sunday, August 14, 2011. This one night only performance is at 7pm at Harlem School of the Arts. Full show details and performance schedules are below. Tickets, now on sale are $15 pre-sale for the performance and available by calling 1-800-838-3006 or by visiting www.brownpapertickets.com (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Running 5/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Erica Spyres and Mark Pierre to Lead Lyric Stage's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2015-16 season closes with an acclaimed new play (partly inspired by the theatricality of Nicholas Nickleby) that uses ingenious stagecraft, the talents of a dozen of our favorite actors, and the limitless possibilities of your imagination to create theatrical magic. (more...)


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Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

?The Downtown Urban Theater Festival announces that acclaimed playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch will receive the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event, which will take place on Tuesday, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC).  (more...)

Emerson Theater Collaborative Announces The Protest of Pharaoh's Daughter, 5/3-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC) announces the production of The Protest of Pharaoh's Daughter running from May 3 - May 11 at First United Methodist Church, 23 Willow St, Mystic, CT. General Admission: $25, Seniors and Students $20. For more information and to purchase tickets please go to www.emersontheatercollaborative.org, Ticket Leap or call (860) 705-9711. (more...)

Signature Theatre's New Season Will Include Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Will Eno, Annie Baker & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) just announced the 2016-17 Season at the company's Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Signature is proud to continue the groundbreakingSignature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access, its one-of-a-kind commitment to providing subsidized, affordable tickets to every seat at every performance during a production's regular run. All tickets will be $30 for the 2016-17 Season and for the next 5 years. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET at Yale Rep, 3/15-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents AUTUMN SONATA 4/12-5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents the U.S. premiere of Ingmar Bergman's AUTUMN SONATA, directed by Robert Woodruff, based on a literal translation by Wendy Weckwerth, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 12-May 7, 2011. (more...)

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