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Wilson Cycle THE PIANO LESSON Webcast Airs 9/9Wilson Cycle THE PIANO LESSON Webcast Airs 9/9
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 9, 2013

Actor/director and noted August Wilson interpreter Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs a revival staging of Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning THE PIANO LESSON tonight as part of a live webcast series presenting the ten 20th century cycle plays by the two-time Pulitzer-winner, following successful presentations of Ma Rainey'S BLACK BOTTOM and FENCES last month as well as Joe Turner's Come and Gone last week. (more...)

Wilson Cycle JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Live Webcast Airs 9/4Wilson Cycle JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Live Webcast Airs 9/4
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 4, 2013

Esteemed stage and screen star and noted August Wilson proponent/performer Phylicia Rashad stages a revival of Wilson's acclaimed drama Joe Turner's Come and Gone tonight as part of a live webcast series presenting the ten 20th century cycle plays by the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, following successful presentations of MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM and FENCES last month. (more...)

Philadelphia Premiere of Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet Begins October 17Philadelphia Premiere of Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet Begins October 17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013

From the theater that brought you 2012's hit production of Joe Turner's Come and Gone, comes the Philadelphia premiere from the African-American playwright touted as the "next August Wilson," and winner of the 2013 MacArthur "genius grant," Tarell Alvin McCraney. A provocative, poignant, fiercely humorous, and ultimately universal story of a "sweet" young man's journey to discover the "secret" of who he really is and where he really came from. Days before Hurricane Katrina strikes the projects of Louisiana, the currents of his life converge, overflowing into his close-knit community and bringing three generations of characters, all named after African gods, together. (more...)

CPCC Theatre Announces Its 2014-2015 SeasonCPCC Theatre Announces Its 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The Central Piedmont Community College Theatre announced its 2014-2015, including 'They're Playing Our Song,' 'How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,' 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone,' and more1 (more...)

Wilson Cycle JITNEY Webcast Airs 9/16Wilson Cycle JITNEY Webcast Airs 9/16
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 16, 2013

Actor/director and noted August Wilson interpreter Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs a revival staging of Wilson's JITNEY tonight as part of a live webcast series presenting the ten 20th century cycle plays by the two-time Pulitzer-winner, following successful presentations of Ma Rainey'S BLACK BOTTOM and FENCES last month as well as Joe Turner's Come and Gone and THE PIANO LESSON so far this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Turn Out for LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards' Red Carpet & CeremonyPhoto Flash: Stars Turn Out for LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards' Red Carpet & Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

The 24th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2013 season, were presented on Sunday, November 3 at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse Thirty-five awards were bestowed upon 13 different Southern California theatre companies. Leading the pack with 12 was Center Theatre Group (seven for The Nether at the Kirk Douglas Theatre; three for Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Mark Taper Forum; one for The Scottsboro Boys at the Ahmanson Theatre; and one for The Royale at the Kirk Douglas Theatre). CTG was followed by 3-D Theatricals with five awards (four for Parade and one for Shrek the Musical). The Chance Theater and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts took home three awards each (including Best Season for La Mirada); Circle X Theatre Company, the Fountain Theatre, and the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble tied with two each. Check out a look back at the red carpet arrivals, award ceremony, and more below! (more...)

PARADE, SHREK & More Win Big at LA's Ovation AwardsPARADE, SHREK & More Win Big at LA's Ovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

The 24th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2013 season, were presented on Sunday, November 3 at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse Thirty-five awards were bestowed upon 13 different Southern California theatre companies. Leading the pack with 12 was Center Theatre Group (seven for The Nether at the Kirk Douglas Theatre; three for Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Mark Taper Forum; one for The Scottsboro Boys at the Ahmanson Theatre; and one for The Royale at the Kirk Douglas Theatre). CTG was followed by 3-D Theatricals with five awards (four for Parade and one for Shrek the Musical). The Chance Theater and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts took home three awards each (including Best Season for La Mirada); Circle X Theatre Company, the Fountain Theatre, and the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble tied with two each. (more...)

JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Among Winners at CSA's 29th Annual Artios AwardsJOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Among Winners at CSA's 29th Annual Artios Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced the winners of the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Phylicia Rashad and More at JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Opening NightPhoto Flash: Phylicia Rashad and More at JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2013

'Joe Turner's Come and Gone' opened last night, May 8, at CTG's Mark Taper Forum, directed by Phylicia Rashad. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad at Mark Taper ForumSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad at Mark Taper Forum
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2013

August Wilson's 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone,' directed by Phylicia Rashad, opens tonight, May 8 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The lyrically rich and powerful play continues through June 9, 2013. Click below to get a sneak peek of the show! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/05/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/26/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/26/2013
by BWW - May 26, 2013

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African American Repertory Theater's JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Opens TonightAfrican American Repertory Theater's JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Acclaimed playwright August Wilson's New York Drama Critics Circle Award-winning drama, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, will close out the 6th season for The African American Repertory Theater (AART). Vince McGill, a founder of AART and respected veteran of local stages, returns to Dallas to head the cast in this production as Herald Loomis. The play will be presented at KD Studio Theatre in Dallas. (more...)

CTG Announces 2013 Theatre Educator FellowsCTG Announces 2013 Theatre Educator Fellows
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Five teachers have been selected for Center Theatre Group's 2013 Theatre Educator Fellowship program, it was announced recently at a celebratory dinner for the opening of August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" presented at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum. The Theatre Educator Fellowship program, created by CTG's Education and Community Partnerships Department and supported by a grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co., awards fellowships to educators who implement theatre in their teaching practice. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/19/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/19/2013
by BWW - May 19, 2013

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Talawa Announces TALAWA FIRSTS Season, June 2013Talawa Announces TALAWA FIRSTS Season, June 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/12/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/12/2013
by BWW - May 12, 2013

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Breaking News: Bartlett Sher to Direct MY FAIR LADY RevivalBreaking News: Bartlett Sher to Direct MY FAIR LADY Revival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

According to Showbiz411.com, Clive Davis announced during a reading for his book at the 92nd Street Y last night that his top pick Bartlett Sher has signed on to direct the 2014 Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY. Sher's recent credits include South Pacific, Golden Boy, and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. (more...)

STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars in Prime Time Tonight - March 31, 2013!STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars in Prime Time Tonight - March 31, 2013!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 31, 2013

Here are some of the familiar Broadway faces appearing in prime time tonight (Sunday, March 31, 2013)! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad and More in CTG's JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad and More in CTG's JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

'Joe Turner's Come and Gone' begins previews April 24 at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum at the Los Angeles Music Center. Opening night is May 8 and performances run through June 9, 2013. Get a sneak peek of the cast and creative team in rehearsals below! (more...)

STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars in Prime Time Tonight - March 28, 2013!STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars in Prime Time Tonight - March 28, 2013!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 28, 2013

Here are some of the familiar Broadway faces appearing in prime time tonight (Thursday, March 28, 2013)! (more...)

Bernard 'Bernie' Gersten, Ming Cho Lee & Paul Libin to Receive 2013 Lifetime Achievement Tony AwardsBernard 'Bernie' Gersten, Ming Cho Lee & Paul Libin to Receive 2013 Lifetime Achievement Tony Awards
by BWW - Mar 22, 2013

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this year's recipients for the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. This year's awards will be presented to Bernard 'Bernie' Gersten, Executive Producer of Lincoln Center Theater; Scenic Designer Ming Cho Lee and Paul Libin, Executive Vice President of Jujamcyn Theatres. (more...)

Bernard Gersten, Ming Cho Lee and Paul Libin Will Receive Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the TheatreBernard Gersten, Ming Cho Lee and Paul Libin Will Receive Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this year's recipients for the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. This year's awards will be presented to Bernard “Bernie” Gersten, Executive Producer of Lincoln Center Theater; Scenic Designer Ming Cho Lee and Paul Libin, Executive Vice President of Jujamcyn Theatres. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin for CENTERSTAGE's THE RAISIN CYCLERehearsals Begin for CENTERSTAGE's THE RAISIN CYCLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

This spring CENTERSTAGE presents two landmark plays, each a response to the legacy of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun: the Baltimore Premiere of the award-winning Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, and the World Premiere of CENTERSTAGE Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah's Beneatha's Place. The two plays will be produced in rotating repertory as The Raisin Cycle, using a single company of actors and a shared design team, under the direction of Derrick Sanders. (more...)

CPCC Theatre to Wrap 2014-15 Season with JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, Begin. 4/10CPCC Theatre to Wrap 2014-15 Season with JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, Begin. 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Theatre will wrap up its 2014-2015 season with August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone." Select performances will be held during Sensoria, the college's weeklong celebration of the arts. (more...)

Bernard 'Bernie' Gersten, Ming Cho Lee & Paul Libin to Receive 2013 Lifetime Achievement Tony AwardsBernard 'Bernie' Gersten, Ming Cho Lee & Paul Libin to Receive 2013 Lifetime Achievement Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this year's recipients for the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. This year's awards will be presented to Bernard 'Bernie' Gersten, Executive Producer of Lincoln Center Theater; Scenic Designer Ming Cho Lee and Paul Libin, Executive Vice President of Jujamcyn Theatres. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/02/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/02/2013
by BWW - Jun 2, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/02/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)

BWW Reviews: JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Helps Celebrate 100th Anniversary of KaramuBWW Reviews: JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Helps Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Karamu
by Roy Berko - Jan 27, 2015

On June 15, 2015, Karamu, the country's oldest continuously performing Black Theatre, will celebrate its 100th birthday. (more...)

August Wilson's FENCES to Run 2/7-3/1 at Open Stage of HarrisburgAugust Wilson's FENCES to Run 2/7-3/1 at Open Stage of Harrisburg
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Open Stage of Harrisburg Executive Artistic Director Donald Alsedek directs another installment of August Wilson's acclaimed Century Cycle of plays exploring the Black experience in America Following at the intimate Angino Family Theatre. Following last year's triumph with Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Alsedek takes on August Wilson's African-American epic, FENCES. The production opens February 7 and closes March 1. Evening performances Thursday to Saturdays are at 8:00pm and Sunday matinees are at 2:00pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 2/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Little Rock (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 8Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 8
by - Feb 8, 2015

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 8, 2015. (more...)

Chicago Children's Theatre Closes BUD, NOT BUDDYChicago Children's Theatre Closes BUD, NOT BUDDY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2013

Chicago Children's Theatre (CCT) will close Bud, Not Buddy today. (more...)

STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars in Prime Time Tonight!STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars in Prime Time Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 21, 2013

Here are some of the familiar Broadway faces appearing in prime time tonight (Thursday, February 21, 2013)! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 2/02/2014Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Little Rock (more...)

STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars on THE FOLLOWING, DECEPTION and More Tonight!STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars on THE FOLLOWING, DECEPTION and More Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 18, 2013

Here are some of the familiar Broadway faces appearing in prime time tonight (Monday, February 18). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 2/17/2013Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 2/17/2013Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 2/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 15Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 15
by - Feb 15, 2015

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 15, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 2/10/2013Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Central Pennsylvania (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 2/10/2013Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Pittsburgh (more...)

CPCC Theatre Announces Its 2014-2015 SeasonCPCC Theatre Announces Its 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Central Piedmont Community College Theatre announced its 2014-2015, including 'They're Playing Our Song,' 'How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,' 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone,' and more1 (more...)

CLYBOURNE PARK to Launch 'Raisin Cycle' at CENTERSTAGE, 4/10CLYBOURNE PARK to Launch 'Raisin Cycle' at CENTERSTAGE, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

CENTERSTAGE announces the Baltimore Premiere of Bruce Norris' highly acclaimed Clybourne Park, the first of two landmark plays slated to run in rotating repertory this spring as The Raisin Cycle. The Baltimore Premiere of Clybourne Park begins previews April 10, and the World Premiere of CENTERSTAGE Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah's Beneatha's Place begins May 8. (more...)

CPCC Theatre to Present JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, 4/10-19CPCC Theatre to Present JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, 4/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

CPCC Theatre will present August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone on April 10th - 19th in the Pease Auditorium on the CPCC Central Campus as part of the college's Sensoria Festival. August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone is directed by Corlis Hayes. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lillias White, Glynn Turman and More in JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE at Mark Taper ForumPhoto Flash: First Look at Lillias White, Glynn Turman and More in JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE at Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Currently in previews, August Wilson's 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone,' directed by Phylicia Rashad, opens Wednesday, May 8 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The lyrically rich and powerful play continues through June 9, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/28/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 4/22Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 4/22
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 26, 2013

If you haven't had the chance to catch up on your theater news, look no further than today's recap of all things theater - exclusive features, interviews, reviews and more! - around the Broadway World for the week of April 22! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/21/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

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STAGE TUBE: Director Phylicia Rashad Discusses JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONESTAGE TUBE: Director Phylicia Rashad Discusses JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2013

Casting has been announced for 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone,' which begins previews April 24 at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum at the Los Angeles Music Center. Opening night is May 8 and performances run through June 9, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a video of Director, Phylicia Rashad, discussing the show. Check it out below! (more...)

Enter to Win Tickets to See FELA! Starring Michelle Williams at the Ahmanson!Enter to Win Tickets to See FELA! Starring Michelle Williams at the Ahmanson!
by Contests Broadway - Apr 15, 2013

FELA! is both rave and theatrical wonder. Thanks to Fela's captivating music and the visionary direction and choreography of Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones, this tale of courage, passion and love will shake you: body and soul. BroadwayWorld is giving one lucky reader a chance to win 2 tickets to FELA! on April 28 (1pm performance). Scroll to enter! (more...)

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