CSC Extends Anne Washburn's IPHIGENIA IN AULIS Translation Into OctoberCSC Extends Anne Washburn's IPHIGENIA IN AULIS Translation Into October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, has announced that its production of Iphigenia in Aulis, acclaimed playwright Anne Washburn's (Mr. Burns, a post-electric play) transadaptation of Euripides' final play, directed by Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), will extend through Sunday, October 4 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). Iphigenia in Aulis features original musical by The Bengsons and choreography by Sonya Tayeh. Iphigenia in Aulis is part of CSC's Greek Festival, celebrating classical Greek theater as explored by some of the downtown theatre scene's most exciting artists. (more...)

Rob Campbell, Amber Gray and More Lead CSC's GREEK FESTIVAL, Beginning TonightRob Campbell, Amber Gray and More Lead CSC's GREEK FESTIVAL, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Classical Greek theatre will take over Classic Stage Company when it begins its 2015/2016 season with the inaugural GREEK FESTIVAL! (more...)

NATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th SeasonNATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Court Theatre announces its 60th season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. The company's ambitious 2014/15 season will feature the World Premiere of Native Son adapted from Richard Wright's classic novel by Nambi E. Kelley and co-produced with American Blues Theater; Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell; Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; and the World Premiere of Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's The Good Book, directed by Lisa Peterson. Closing out the anniversary season is Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's The Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell with music direction by Doug Peck. (more...)

Matthew Aucoin, David T. Little, & Joshua Schmidt Join Met Opera's Met/LCT New Works ProgramMatthew Aucoin, David T. Little, & Joshua Schmidt Join Met Opera's Met/LCT New Works Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the addition of three new composers to its Met/LCT New Works Program. Matthew Aucoin, David T. Little, and Joshua Schmidt, three critically heralded young composers, have signed on to develop new operas through the program, which allows gifted composers and librettists to workshop new material for the opera and music theater stages, using the resources of the Met and Lincoln Center Theater. Nico Muhly's Two Boys, workshopped through the program, will have its North American premiere at the Met on October 21. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents AGAMEMNONCourt Theatre Presents AGAMEMNON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2015

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents Nicholas Rudall's world-premiere translation of Aeschylus' Agamemnon, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. Agamemnon runs November 5 - December 6, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

ACT Stages MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, Starting TonightACT Stages MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

A Contemporary Theatre is thrilled to present the imaginative dark comedy of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY by Anne Washburn (The Internationalist, A Devil At Noon, and The Small). Spanning several years to several decades after the end of the world, survivors must begin again to create a new society. As the survivors bond by recounting the popular 'Cape Feare' episode of The Simpsons, the story evolves into its own mythos. (more...)

IPHIGENIA IN AULIS Begins 11/6 at Court TheatreIPHIGENIA IN AULIS Begins 11/6 at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Court Founding Artistic Director Nicholas Rudall's translation of Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, directed by Charles Newell. Iphigenia in Aulis will run November 6 - December 7, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

ACT to Stage MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY This FallACT to Stage MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

A Contemporary Theatre is thrilled to present the imaginative dark comedy of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY by Anne Washburn (The Internationalist, A Devil At Noon, and The Small). Spanning several years to several decades after the end of the world, survivors must begin again to create a new society. As the survivors bond by recounting the popular "Cape Feare" episode of The Simpsons, the story evolves into its own mythos. (more...)

Untitled Theater Company #61 to Stage THE VELVET ORATORIO, 11/8-1/14Untitled Theater Company #61 to Stage THE VELVET ORATORIO, 11/8-1/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Velvet Oratorio, an original opera/theater piece commemorating the 25th anniversary of The Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, will be presented in the grand ballroom at the current home of the Czech Center and the Czech Consulate: The Bohemian National Hall. The Velvet Oratorio is an evocative retelling of the Velvet Revolution through found text, choral music, and scenes inspired by Vaclav Havel's Van?k plays. (more...)

Untitled Theater Co. #61 Announces Modern English Translations of LYSISTRATA and IPHIGENIA IN AULISUntitled Theater Co. #61 Announces Modern English Translations of LYSISTRATA and IPHIGENIA IN AULIS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Untitled Theater Co. #61 announces two new websites with the full, free text of LYSISTRATA and Iphigenia in Aulis in English translation. (more...)

Untitled Theater Company #61 Stages THE VELVET ORATORIO, Now thru 1/14Untitled Theater Company #61 Stages THE VELVET ORATORIO, Now thru 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

The Velvet Oratorio, an original opera/theater piece commemorating the 25th anniversary of The Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, will be presented in the grand ballroom at the current home of the Czech Center and the Czech Consulate: The Bohemian National Hall. The Velvet Oratorio is an evocative retelling of the Velvet Revolution through found text, choral music, and scenes inspired by Vaclav Havel's Van?k plays. (more...)

Full Cast, Dates Set for Tonya Pinkins-Led 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Classic Stage This WinterFull Cast, Dates Set for Tonya Pinkins-Led 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Classic Stage This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Classic Stage Company's production of Bertolt Brecht's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, starring Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins, will begin performances Wednesday, December 9 for a limited engagement through January 24. MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN will be directed by Brian Kulick and will feature original music by Tony Award winner Duncan Sheik. The official press opening is Thursday, January 7. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents AGAMEMNON, Now thru 12/6Court Theatre Presents AGAMEMNON, Now thru 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents Nicholas Rudall's world-premiere translation of Aeschylus' Agamemnon, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. Agamemnon runs tonight, November 5 - December 6, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Court Theatre's IPHIGENIA IN AULISBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Court Theatre's IPHIGENIA IN AULIS
by TV - On the Road - Nov 18, 2014

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Court Founding Artistic Director Nicholas Rudall's translation of Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, directed by Charles Newell. Iphigenia in Aulis will run through December 7, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Click below to watch highlights from the production! (more...)

Court Theatre Announces Casting for SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF, Community-wide Louis Armstrong FestivalCourt Theatre Announces Casting for SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF, Community-wide Louis Armstrong Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Midwest Premier of Terry Teachout's Satchmo at the Waldorf, directed by Charles Newell. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Court Theatre's IPHIGENIA IN AULISPhoto Flash: First Look at Court Theatre's IPHIGENIA IN AULIS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Court Founding Artistic Director Nicholas Rudall's translation of Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, directed by Charles Newell. Iphigenia in Aulis will run through December 7, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is this Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8:00PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for Foundry Theatre's O, EARTH World Premiere This WinterCast, Creatives Set for Foundry Theatre's O, EARTH World Premiere This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The Obie Award-winning Foundry Theatre will continue its tradition of producing theater laced with radical politics by artists and thinkers at the forefront of experimentation with the world premiere of O, EARTH, January 23 - February 20, 2016 at HERE. (more...)

Christopher Walken, Lenny Kravitz Sign on for LITTLE ROOTIE TOOTIEChristopher Walken, Lenny Kravitz Sign on for LITTLE ROOTIE TOOTIE
by Movies News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Deadline reports that Christopher Walken And Lenny Kravitz will co-star in LITTLE ROOTIE TOOTIE from writer/director Dan Algrant. Grammy winner composer Terence Blanchard will score original music for the film. (more...)

ARMS AND THE MAN Begins Tonight at The Old GlobeARMS AND THE MAN Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2015

The Old Globe presents George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, helmed by celebrated director Jessica Stone, who recently made her Globe debut with Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during the June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. The schedule runs:Tuesday at 7:30pm; Wednesday at 7pm; Thursday and Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday at 2pm & 7:30pm. Tickets start at $10 and are available at JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800, in person at The Joyce Theater Box Office, or online at joyce.org. (more...)

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS; SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF & More Set for Court Theatre's 61st SeasonONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS; SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF & More Set for Court Theatre's 61st Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Court Theatre announces its 61st season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20th Anniversary  at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during its June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. The schedule runs: Tuesday at 7:30pm; Wednesday at 7pm; Thursday and Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday at 2pm & 7:30pm. Tickets start at $10 and are available at JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800, in person at The Joyce Theater Box Office, or online at joyce.org. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, Peter Sarsgaard as HAMLET and More Set for Classic Stage's 2014-15 SeasonRodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, Peter Sarsgaard as HAMLET and More Set for Classic Stage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, today announced plans for its 2014/2015 Season. The upcoming season for the esteemed off-Broadway company begins in October with Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, directed by Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle. ALLEGRO marks the second installment of CSC's Musical Theater Initiative, which launched last year with the company's hugely-successful production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Passion, directed by Doyle. Considered one of Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein II's most personal and groundbreaking works, ALLEGRO was their third collaboration and first premiered on Broadway in 1947. (more...)

NATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK to Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th SeasonNATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK to Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Court Theatre announces its 60th season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. The company's ambitious 2014/15 season will feature the World Premiere of Native Son adapted from Richard Wright's classic novel by Nambi E. Kelley and co-produced with American Blues Theater; Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell; Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; and the World Premiere of Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's The Good Book, directed by Lisa Peterson. Closing out the anniversary season is Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's The Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell with music direction by Doug Peck. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years with Performances at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years with Performances at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during the June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rioult Dance NYC Captivates at the JoyceBWW Reviews: Rioult Dance NYC Captivates at the Joyce
by Lauren Wingenroth - Jun 26, 2014

Bold storytelling marked New York-based contemporary company Rioult Dance's run at the Joyce this past week. French choreographer Pascal Rioult's small, charismatic company delivered works old and new, capturing the explicit thematic content of each piece with theatricality and emotion. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20th Anniversary  at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during its June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. The schedule runs: Today at 7:30pm; Wednesday at 7pm; Thursday and Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday at 2pm & 7:30pm. Tickets start at $10 and are available at JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800, in person at The Joyce Theater Box Office, or online at joyce.org. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during the June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. The schedule runs:Today at 7:30pm; Wednesday at 7pm; Thursday and Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday at 2pm & 7:30pm. Tickets start at $10 and are available at JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800, in person at The Joyce Theater Box Office, or online at joyce.org. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years with Performances at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years with Performances at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during the June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. (more...)

Rob Campbell, Amber Gray and More to Lead CSC's GREEK FESTIVAL This FallRob Campbell, Amber Gray and More to Lead CSC's GREEK FESTIVAL This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Classical Greek theatre will take over Classic Stage Company when it begins its 2015/2016 season with the inaugural GREEK FESTIVAL! (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at Manhattan School of Music, 1/22RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at Manhattan School of Music, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform the Dance to Contemporary Composers Series with Tactus on January 22, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Manhattan School of Music's Borden Auditorium, 120 Claremont Avenue, NYC. Tickets are $12 ($7 for students/seniors) and are available online at http://www.msmnyc.edu/Concertgoer/Box-Office, via phone at (917) 493-4428, or at the box office one hour prior to curtain. (more...)

Court Theatre Announces Cast of SATCHMO AT THE WALDORFCourt Theatre Announces Cast of SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Court's production of Satchmo will be part of a community-wide Louis Armstrong Festival, happening in partnership with The Beverly Arts Center, The Logan Center at the University of Chicago, The Promontory, South Shore Jazz Coalition, The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Louis Armstrong Archives at Queens College New York. This community-wide festival will help audiences deepen their understanding of Armstrong's life through musical performances, historical exhibits, symposium, talk-backs and film. (more...)

Court Theatre Extends SATCHMO AT THE WALDORFCourt Theatre Extends SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces an extension to its critically-acclaimed production of Terry Teachout's Satchmo at the Waldorf, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Barry Shabaka Henley. Satchmo at the Waldorf now runs through February 14, 2016 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Tickets can be purchased online at www.courttheatre.org or by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Premieres WHITE GUY ON THE BUS TonightNorthlight Theatre Premieres WHITE GUY ON THE BUS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from tonight, January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY Performs Tonight at Manhattan School of MusicRIOULT Dance NY Performs Tonight at Manhattan School of Music
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform the Dance to Contemporary Composers Series with Tactus tonight, January 22, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Manhattan School of Music's Borden Auditorium, 120 Claremont Avenue, NYC. Tickets are $12 ($7 for students/seniors) and are available online at http://www.msmnyc.edu/Concertgoer/Box-Office, via phone at (917) 493-4428, or at the box office one hour prior to curtain. (more...)

Obie Winner Rob Campbell & More to Star in Anne Washburn's ANTLIA PNEUMATICA at Playwrights HorizonsObie Winner Rob Campbell & More to Star in Anne Washburn's ANTLIA PNEUMATICA at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

      Playwrights Horizons has announced casting for ANTLIA PNEUMATICA, the world premiere of a new play by Anne Washburn (Mr. Burns, a post-electric play at PH; 10 Out of 12; Iphigenia at Aulis; The Internationalist), directed by two-time Obie Award winner Ken Rus Schmoll (Iowa at PH, The Internationalist, The Invisible Hand, Red Dog Howls, Middletown, What Once We Felt).  Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play is the fifth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.    (more...)

The Freestanding Room Announces Lineup for 3rd Annual ShortStanding FestivalThe Freestanding Room Announces Lineup for 3rd Annual ShortStanding Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Freestanding Room is proud to present their 3rd annual ShortStanding Festival of Short Performances and it's their biggest one yet, running February 16th - 28th! (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Victoria Clark, Cynthia Erivo & More Sign on for CSC's THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM BenefitVictoria Clark, Cynthia Erivo & More Sign on for CSC's THE LADIES WHO SING SONDHEIM Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Some of Broadway's most talented musical leading ladies will come together in The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim, a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company on Monday, March 14 at Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway) helmed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July. The evening will include performances from Sondheim's canon by Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango(The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof). Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre Presents THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDYLazarus Theatre Presents THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Lazarus Theatre Company announces the first production of Lazarus Season 2015, Thomas Middleton's dark and decadent, The Revenger's Tragedy. (more...)

Annette O'Toole & Jeff McCarthy to Reprise Roles in The Public's SOUTHERN COMFORT; Full Cast SetAnnette O'Toole & Jeff McCarthy to Reprise Roles in The Public's SOUTHERN COMFORT; Full Cast Set
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

he Public Theaterannounced complete casting today for the new musical SOUTHERN COMFORT that tells the true story of a group of transgender friends living life on their own terms in the back hills of rural Georgia.  Directed by Thomas Caruso and based on the film by Kate Davis, SOUTHERN COMFORT features book and lyrics by Dan Collins and music by Julianne Wick Davis, and was conceived for the stage by Robert DuSold and Thomas Caruso. SOUTHERN COMFORT begins previews on Tuesday, February 23 and will run through Sunday, March 27 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Monday, March 7. Public Theater Member tickets and single tickets are available now. (more...)

BREAKING! Josh Groban to Make Broadway Debut in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 in September 2016BREAKING! Josh Groban to Make Broadway Debut in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 in September 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Grammy-nominated multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban will make his long-awaited Broadway debut as 'Pierre' in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 (more...)

Tony Torn to Join Cast of Untitled Theater Company #61's THE VELVET ORATORIOTony Torn to Join Cast of Untitled Theater Company #61's THE VELVET ORATORIO
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

Tony Torn (Karen Coonrad's The Tempest, Jay Scheib's The Disinherited, Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's on Broadway) joins the cast of The Velvet Oratorio, an original opera/theater piece commemorating the 25th anniversary of The Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia. The show will be presented in the grand ballroom at the current home of the Czech Center and the Czech Consulate: The Bohemian National Hall. The Velvet Oratorio is an evocative retelling of the Velvet Revolution through found text, choral music, and scenes inspired by Vaclav Havel's Van?k plays. Torn will be playing a secret service officer who interrogates Van?k but later disclaims his Communist past. (more...)

Court Theatre to Present AGAMEMNON, 11/5-12/6Court Theatre to Present AGAMEMNON, 11/5-12/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents Nicholas Rudall's world-premiere translation of Aeschylus' Agamemnon, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. Agamemnon runs November 5 - December 6, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Chicago stage, TV and film star Michael Shannon did the honor of announcing the nominees for the 2014-2015 Equity Jeff Awards. A video of the presentation is available at www.JeffAwards.org. (more...)

The Chicago Inclusion Project to Launch with THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE, 6/1The Chicago Inclusion Project to Launch with THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Chicago Inclusion Project Founder and Producer Emjoy Gavino announces the launch of The Chicago Inclusion Project, a collective dedicated to championing inclusion and diversity in Chicago theatre. (more...)

RIOULT Dance Headed to The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22RIOULT Dance Headed to The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during the June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. The schedule runs:Tuesday at 7:30pm; Wednesday at 7pm; Thursday and Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday at 2pm & 7:30pm. Tickets start at $10 and are available at JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800, in person at The Joyce Theater Box Office, or online at joyce.org. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, F. Murray Abraham, John Doyle & More Will Head Off-Broadway for Classic Stage Company's 2015-16 SeasonTonya Pinkins, F. Murray Abraham, John Doyle & More Will Head Off-Broadway for Classic Stage Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, today announced plans for its 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Wrenn Schmidt, Zach Appelman, Marsha Mason, Conrad John Schuck and More to Star in ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe; Cast & Creative Team Announced!Wrenn Schmidt, Zach Appelman, Marsha Mason, Conrad John Schuck and More to Star in ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, joining celebrated director Jessica Stone, who recently made her Globe debut with Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Shaw's romantic comedy, which continues the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration, will run May 9 - June 14, 2015 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run May 9 through 13. Opening night is Thursday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

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