Photo Flash: First Look at Guerilla Opera's Production of LET'S MAKE A SANDWICH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Let's Make a Sandwich, an experiment in opera production, which includes two world premiere operas with music and librettos by composers Rudolf Rojahn and Curtis K. Hughes, and stage direction by Copeland Woodruff and Giselle Ty. Through performance, this production investigates the culture of contemporary opera production and highlights where the influence of the composer ends and the director begins. Let's Make a Sandwich plays for one weekend only: Thursday through Saturday, September 25, 26 and 27, 2014, at 8 p.m. with an audience talk-back on Friday, September 26; all performances are in The Zack Box Theater at The Boston Conservatory, located at 8 The Fenway in Boston, MA. Tickets can be purchased beginning Wednesday, September 10, 2014, and are $15 general admission, $10 senior citizens and free for students with a valid ID (for at-the-door purchases only). Please call The Boston Conservatory Box Office at (617) 912-9222 or visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/tickets for more information. Let's Make a Sandwich is sung in English and is 90 minutes in duration. (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents LET'S MAKE A SANDWICH This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Let's Make a Sandwich, an experiment in opera production, which includes two world premiere operas with music and librettos by composers Rudolf Rojahn and Curtis K. Hughes, and stage direction by Copeland Woodruff and Giselle Ty. Through performance, this production investigates the culture of contemporary opera production and highlights where the influence of the composer ends and the director begins. Let's Make a Sandwich plays for one weekend only. (more...)

Laurie Anderson Collaboration to Premiere at Park Avenue Armory Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Park Avenue Armory premieres a penetrating new work this fall developed by Laurie Anderson in collaboration with Mohammed el Gharani, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee. HABEAS CORPUS, commissioned by the Armory, expands on Anderson's fusing of storytelling and technology, creating an installation and performance piece that examines lost identity, memory, and the resiliency of the human body and spirit. The work premieres for three days and nights, October 2-4, 2015. (more...)

Emergent Arts Hosts Peter Knox in Thom Pain October 17-19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Emergent Arts and The Mix Studio Theatre will host Horn Rim Productions' Peter Knox in Thom Pain (Based On Nothing) by Will Eno, directed by Ron Miller, October 17th, 18th and 19th at 8:00 pm. at The Mix Studio Theatre 8 North Washington St.,Ypsilanti, MI. He's just like you, except worse. He is trying to save his life, to save your life-in that order. In his quest for salvation, he'll stop at nothing, be distracted by nothing, except maybe a piece of lint, or the woman in the second row. (more...)

Nigel Reed Returns to Rep Stage as Barrymore
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 19th season with William Luce's 'Barrymore,' directed by Steven Carpenter ('Hysteria,' 'Mrs. Farnsworth'). (more...)

Nigel Reed Returns to Rep Stage in BARRYMORE, 10/26-11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 19th season with William Luce's 'Barrymore,' directed by Steven Carpenter ('Hysteria,' 'Mrs. Farnsworth'). The faded glamour of the 1940s theatre comes to life as Rep Stage favorite and Helen Hayes Award-winning actor Nigel Reed ('Travels With My Aunt,' 'Mrs. Warren's Profession,' 'The Judas Kiss') reunites with the director of 2008's 'Trumbo: Red, White, and Blacklisted' to portray stage legend John Barrymore as he rehearses a comeback performance of his triumphal 'Richard III.' Mr. Reed delivers a comedic yet haunting portrayal of the acclaimed stage and screen actor from the legendary Barrymore family, icons of the American Theatre. 'Barrymore' opens October 26 and runs through November 13, 2011 in the Smith Theatre of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA) on the campus of HCC. (more...)

Nigel Reed Returns to Rep Stage as Barrymore
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 19th season with William Luce's 'Barrymore,' directed by Steven Carpenter ('Hysteria,' 'Mrs. Farnsworth'). (more...)

'Diary of a Teenage Girl' Tops Nominees for 25th Annual IFP GOTHAM INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the nominees for the 25th Annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards. (more...)

Paul Dillon to Star in Profiles Theatre's HELLCAB, 11/8-1/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Profiles Theatre announces that actor Paul Dillon returns to the role he originated in the 1992 world premiere of Hellcab by Will Kern for Profiles' holiday season revival of their hit production. Once again, Profiles Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox returns to direct a cast of 34 with Dillon joining the cast as the beleaguered cab driver and ensemble member Eric Burgher assistant directing. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014. Please note new opening date: Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Nigel Reed Returns to Rep Stage as Barrymore
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 19th season with William Luce's 'Barrymore,' directed by Steven Carpenter ('Hysteria,' 'Mrs. Farnsworth'). (more...)

Nigel Reed Returns to Rep Stage as Barrymore
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 19th season with William Luce's 'Barrymore,' directed by Steven Carpenter ('Hysteria,' 'Mrs. Farnsworth'). (more...)

Nigel Reed Returns to Rep Stage in BARRYMORE, 10/26-11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 19th season with William Luce's 'Barrymore,' directed by Steven Carpenter ('Hysteria,' 'Mrs. Farnsworth'). The faded glamour of the 1940s theatre comes to life as Rep Stage favorite and Helen Hayes Award-winning actor Nigel Reed ('Travels With My Aunt,' 'Mrs. Warren's Profession,' 'The Judas Kiss') reunites with the director of 2008's 'Trumbo: Red, White, and Blacklisted' to portray stage legend John Barrymore as he rehearses a comeback performance of his triumphal 'Richard III.' Mr. Reed delivers a comedic yet haunting portrayal of the acclaimed stage and screen actor from the legendary Barrymore family, icons of the American Theatre. 'Barrymore' opens October 26 and runs through November 13, 2011 in the Smith Theatre of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA) on the campus of HCC. (more...)

Paul Dillon Stars in Profiles Theatre's HELLCAB, Now thru 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Profiles Theatre announces that actor Paul Dillon returns to the role he originated in the 1992 world premiere of Hellcab by Will Kern for Profiles' holiday season revival of their hit production. Once again, Profiles Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox returns to direct a cast of 34 with Dillon joining the cast as the beleaguered cab driver and ensemble member Eric Burgher assistant directing. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, tonight, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014. Please note new opening date: Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm. (more...)

CAROL, BEASTS OF NO NATION & More Nominated for 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the LA Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced nominations for the 2016 Spirit Awards this morning. Film Independent President Josh Welsh presided over the press conference held at W Hollywood, with actors John Boyega and Elizabeth Olsen presenting the nominations. Nominees for Best Feature included Anomalisa, Beasts of No Nation, Carol, Spotlight and Tangerine. (more...)

Documentaries, Comedy, Cats and More Set for Jan/Feb 2016 Lineup at Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

The Museum of the Moving Image has just announced its programs and exhibitions for January - February 2016. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Horn Rim Productions Presents THOM PAIN and LADY GREY by Will Eno This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Mix Studio Theater is set to present Horn Rim Productions' staging of two new plays by Will Eno: Thom Pain (based on nothing), with Peter Knox as Thom Pain, and Lady Grey (in ever lower light), with Kristin Beckett as Lady Grey. Both plays are directed by Ron Miller. (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents BOVINUS REX, 5/24-27
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

Guerilla Opera closes their season with a new dark comedy, Bovinus Rex, music & libretto by Rudolf Rojahn, directed by Copeland Woodruff, scenic design by Julia Noulin-Mérat, featuring the debuts of Kimberly Soby (soprano), Amy Advocat (bass-clarinet) and Ethan Wood (violin), and returning artists Aliana de la Guardia (soprano), Patrick Massey (tenor), Brian Church (baritone), Kent O'Doherty (saxophone) and Mike Williams (percussion). (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents BOVINUS REX, Now thru 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

Guerilla Opera closes their season with a new dark comedy, Bovinus Rex, music & libretto by Rudolf Rojahn, directed by Copeland Woodruff, scenic design by Julia Noulin-Mérat, featuring the debuts of Kimberly Soby (soprano), Amy Advocat (bass-clarinet) and Ethan Wood (violin), and returning artists Aliana de la Guardia (soprano), Patrick Massey (tenor), Brian Church (baritone), Kent O'Doherty (saxophone) and Mike Williams (percussion). (more...)

Rep Stage Presents SPEECH & DEBATE, Closes 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), closes its 18th season with Stephen Karam's 'Speech & Debate,' directed by Eve Muson and featuring Parker Drown, the 2010 recipient of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical. 'Speech & Debate' closes May 1, 2011 in the Studio Theatre of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA) on the HCC campus. (more...)

Daisy Eagan, Jake Broder, French Stewart, Rena Strober & More to Star in Pasadena Playhouse's STONEFACE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse, announced today the full cast of Vanessa Claire Stewart's STONEFACE, the fifth production of the 2013-2014 season. STONEFACE is performed June 3 to 29, 2014; the press opening is Sunday, June 8. (more...)

A DAY AT THE RACISTS Closes 3/27 at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. The show will close on March 27, 2010. (more...)

Rep Stage Presents SPEECH & DEBATE, 4/13-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), closes its 18th season with Stephen Karam's 'Speech & Debate,' directed by Eve Muson and featuring Parker Drown, the 2010 recipient of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. (more...)

VIDEO: Laurie Anderson Performs a Special Song For Dogs on LATE SHOW
by - Mar 17, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, legendary musician, artist and filmmaker Laurie Anderson performed a piece written specifically for dogs (more...)

Jolly Abraham, Brendan Averett, Dana Eskelson and More to Star in Rattlestick's MASSACRE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Massacre (Sing to Your Children), by Obie Award-winning playwright Jose Rivera, directed by Brian Mertes. Performances will begin Wednesday, April 4th at Rattlestick Theater (224 Waverly Place - off Seventh Avenue South, between Perry & West 11th Streets). The official opening night is set for Thursday, April 12th. The production is scheduled to run through May 12th. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Stage Nina Raine's TRIBES, Begin. 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre continues the second half of its season with Tribes, a sophisticated and moving family drama by celebrated British playwright Nina Raine. Her profound and powerful new play became an award-winning hit in London and New York. Now renowned director Jonathan Moscone brings it to Berkeley Rep this April for its Bay Area premiere. Tribes follows Billy, a young man who was born deaf into a loquacious and highly opinionated academic family who raised him to lip-read and integrate into the hearing world. When he meets Sylvia - raised by Deaf parents and going deaf herself - Billy decides it's time to speak on his own terms and to be heard. Playing out in words, sign language, and sometimes mesmerizing silence, this penetrating drama examines familial love, notions of belonging, and the intersections of communication. Tribes start previews Friday, April 11, opens on April 16, and closes on Sunday, May 11, 2014. (more...)

sq product theatre Presents the World Premiere of SLAB, Now thru 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

square product theatre kicks off its 9th Season with the World Premiere of SLAB, adapted by Gleason Bauer and Emily K. Harrison from the forthcoming novel by Mississippi born, Denver-based writer Selah Saterstrom. SLAB will be presented in the ATLAS Black Box theater on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, today, July 31-August 16, 2014. (more...)

sq product theatre Presents the World Premiere of SLAB, 7/31-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

square product theatre kicks off its 9th Season with the World Premiere of SLAB, adapted by Gleason Bauer and Emily K. Harrison from the forthcoming novel by Mississippi born, Denver-based writer Selah Saterstrom. SLAB will be presented in the ATLAS Black Box theater on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, July 31-August 16, 2014. (more...)

Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2016, including: MAVIS!, a celebration of music legend Mavis Staples; EVERYTHING IS COPY, a candid portrait of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron (more...)

Barrington Stage Announces Casting for 10x10 New Play Festival, 2/14-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, has announced casting for its 10×10 New Play Festival February 14 through March 3, part of the 2013 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

THE RED AND THE BLACK Gets Stage Adaptation at The Theatre at St. Clement's, Now thru 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Capolavori Productions, Inc. will present the World Premiere of THE RED AND THE BLACK written and directed by Deloss Brown. The play is based on Stendhal's 1830 classic novel, Le Rouge et le Noir. Previews begin tonight, January 18 at The Theatre at St. Clement's with opening night slated for January 23, 2013. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Sets Cast for 10X10 New Play Festival, Running 2/12-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced casting for the 10-minute plays for the 4th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, with performances February 12 through March 1, as part of the 2015 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

Casting for Barrington Stage Company's 2016 10X10 New Play Festival Set
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced casting for the 10-minute plays for the 5th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, with performances at BSC's St. Germain Stage (36 Linden Street)  February 11 through February 28, as part of the 2016 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

Shelter Studios Set for Staged Reading of LOSS, March 6-8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2016

A Staged Reading of Loss written and directed by Deloss Brown with music composed by Bob Trien (BMI Musical Theater Workshop), Henry Purcell and Sir Arthur Sullivan and words by Deloss Brown as well as poets, playwrights and lyricists throughout the ages will have three performances at Shetler Studios taking place on March 6, 7 and 8 beginning at 7PM. The cast features Tara Frederickson* (Metropolitan Opera, Classic Stage Company), James Plante* and Jessica Eleanor Grant* (New York Shakespeare Company). *(member of Actors Equity) (more...)

THE RED AND THE BLACK Gets Stage Adaptation at The Theatre at St. Clement's, 1/18-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2013

Capolavori Productions, Inc. will present the World Premiere of THE RED AND THE BLACK written and directed by Deloss Brown. The play is based on Stendhal's 1830 classic novel, Le Rouge et le Noir. Previews begin January 18 at The Theatre at St. Clement's with opening night slated for January 23, 2013. (more...)

Barrington Stage Kicks Off 10x10 New Play Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and TriStan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the 10×10 New Play Festival, today, February 14 through March 3, part of the 2013 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Sets Cast for 10X10 New Play Festival, Running 2/12-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced casting for the 10-minute plays for the 4th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, with performances February 12 through March 1, as part of the 2015 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents A DAY AT THE RACISTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

The world premiere of a new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Ryan McBryde. (more...)

Mobio Announces Financing
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

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THE RED AND THE BLACK Gets Stage Adaptation at The Theatre at St. Clement's, 1/18-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012

Capolavori Productions, Inc. will present the World Premiere of THE RED AND THE BLACK written and directed by Deloss Brown. The play is based on Stendhal's 1830 classic novel, Le Rouge et le Noir. Previews begin January 18 at The Theatre at St. Clement's with opening night slated for January 23, 2013. (more...)

CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA and More Among Moving Image Curators' Choice Films, Screening 1/1-10
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Just as critics and cinephiles are unveiling their "Best of 2015" lists, Museum of the Moving Image has announced the eight titles selected for its annual Curators' Choice series. The films will be shown January 1 through 10, 2016, in the Museum's majestic Sumner M. Redstone Theater. (more...)

Guerilla Opera to Open 8th Season with LET'S MAKE A SANDWICH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Let's Make a Sandwich, an experiment in opera production, which includes two world premiere operas with music and librettos by composers Rudolf Rojahn and Curtis K. Hughes, and stage direction by Copeland Woodruff and Giselle Ty. Through performance, this production investigates the culture of contemporary opera production and highlights where the influence of the composer ends and the director begins. Let's Make a Sandwich plays for one weekend only: Thursday through Saturday, September 25, 26 and 27, 2014, at 8 p.m. with an audience talk-back on Friday, September 26; all performances are in The Zack Box Theater at The Boston Conservatory, located at 8 The Fenway in Boston, MA. Tickets can be purchased beginning Wednesday, September 10, 2014, and are $15 general admission, $10 senior citizens and free for students with a valid ID (for at-the-door purchases only). (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents LET'S MAKE A SANDWICH, 9/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Let's Make a Sandwich, an experiment in opera production, which includes two world premiere operas with music and librettos by composers Rudolf Rojahn and Curtis K. Hughes, and stage direction by Copeland Woodruff and Giselle Ty. Through performance, this production investigates the culture of contemporary opera production and highlights where the influence of the composer ends and the director begins. Let's Make a Sandwich plays for one weekend only: Thursdaythrough Saturday, September 25, 26 and 27, 2014, at 8 p.m. with an audience talk-back on Friday, September 26; all performances are in The Zack Box Theater at The Boston Conservatory, located at 8 The Fenway in Boston, MA. Tickets can be purchased beginningWednesday, September 10, 2014, and are $15 general admission, $10 senior citizens and free for students with a valid ID (for at-the-door purchases only). Please call The Boston Conservatory Box Office at (617) 912-9222 or visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/tickets for more information. Let's Make a Sandwich is sung in English and is 90 minutes in duration. (more...)

sq product theatre Presents the World Premiere of SLAB, 7/31-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

square product theatre kicks off its 9th Season with the World Premiere of SLAB, adapted by Gleason Bauer and Emily K. Harrison from the forthcoming novel by Mississippi born, Denver-based writer Selah Saterstrom. SLAB will be presented in the ATLAS Black Box theater on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, July 31-August 16, 2014. (more...)

HBO to Debut Laurie Anderson's HEART OF A DOG, 4/25
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

“Hello, little bonehead, I'll love you forever,” says Laurie Anderson to Lolabelle, her rat terrier. In Heart of a Dog, the renowned creative pioneer delivers a lament for her beloved Lolabelle, exploring themes of love, life, death and loss. (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents BOVINUS REX, 5/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Guerilla Opera closes their season with a new dark comedy, Bovinus Rex, music & libretto by Rudolf Rojahn, directed by Copeland Woodruff, scenic design by Julia Noulin-Mérat, featuring the debuts of Kimberly Soby (soprano), Amy Advocat (bass-clarinet) and Ethan Wood (violin), and returning artists Aliana de la Guardia (soprano), Patrick Massey (tenor), Brian Church (baritone), Kent O'Doherty (saxophone) and Mike Williams (percussion). (more...)

Horn Rim Productions Presents THOM PAIN and LADY GREY by Will Eno, May 9-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Mix Studio Theater is set to present Horn Rim Productions' staging of two new plays by Will Eno: Thom Pain (based on nothing), with Peter Knox as Thom Pain, and Lady Grey (in ever lower light), with Kristin Beckett as Lady Grey. Both plays are directed by Ron Miller. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Opens Nina Raine's TRIBES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre continues the second half of its season with Tribes, a sophisticated and moving family drama by celebrated British playwright Nina Raine. Her profound and powerful new play became an award-winning hit in London and New York. Now renowned director Jonathan Moscone brings it to Berkeley Rep this April for its Bay Area premiere. Tribes follows Billy, a young man who was born deaf into a loquacious and highly opinionated academic family who raised him to lip-read and integrate into the hearing world. When he meets Sylvia - raised by Deaf parents and going deaf herself - Billy decides it's time to speak on his own terms and to be heard. Playing out in words, sign language, and sometimes mesmerizing silence, this penetrating drama examines familial love, notions of belonging, and the intersections of communication. Tribes began previews Friday, April 11, opens tonight, April 16, and closes on Sunday, May 11, 2014. (more...)

Rep Stage Presents SPEECH & DEBATE, 4/13-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), closes its 18th season with Stephen Karam's 'Speech & Debate,' directed by Eve Muson and featuring Parker Drown, the 2010 recipient of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Stages Nina Raine's TRIBES, Begin. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre continues the second half of its season with Tribes, a sophisticated and moving family drama by celebrated British playwright Nina Raine. Her profound and powerful new play became an award-winning hit in London and New York. Now renowned director Jonathan Moscone brings it to Berkeley Rep this April for its Bay Area premiere. Tribes follows Billy, a young man who was born deaf into a loquacious and highly opinionated academic family who raised him to lip-read and integrate into the hearing world. When he meets Sylvia - raised by Deaf parents and going deaf herself - Billy decides it's time to speak on his own terms and to be heard. Playing out in words, sign language, and sometimes mesmerizing silence, this penetrating drama examines familial love, notions of belonging, and the intersections of communication. Tribes start previews tonight, April 11, opens on April 16, and closes on Sunday, May 11, 2014. (more...)

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