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TheaterWorks Presents BROKE-OLOGY 9/17-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2010

Renowned director Tazewell Thompson stages the poignant comic-drama Broke-ology, by Nathan Louis Jackson at TheaterWorks in Downtown Hartford. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Extends MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY thru Oct 20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced an extension of its New York premiere production of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, a new play by Anne Washburn, with music by Obie Award winner Michael Friedman. Directed by Steve Cosson, the Obie Award-winning Artistic Director of The Civilians, MR. BURNS is being presented as the first production of Playwrights Horizons' 2013/2014 Season. (more...)

TheaterWorks Presents BROKE-OLOGY 9/17-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

Renowned director Tazewell Thompson stages the poignant comic-drama Broke-ology, by Nathan Louis Jackson at TheaterWorks in Downtown Hartford. (more...)

Rapp, Kron & Corthron Set for Play Co's Idea Lab at New Dramatists, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2009

A panel of prominent American playwrights including Kia Corthron, Lisa Kron and Adam Rapp, will discuss with celebrated photographer Ken Collins how they approach creating portraits with words and with a camera, respectively at a one-time-only event entitled 'Face to Face: Portraits in Theatre and Photography' on Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m. at New Dramatists (424 W. 44 St.) in Manhattan. Presented by the Off-Broadway theater company, The Play Company as part of its Idea Lab series, in conjunction with Umbrage Editions, the evening will also feature brief excerpts from the playwrights' work along with an exhibition of photographs from 'In Their Company,' a series of black and white portraits by Mr. Collins that portray some of America's most distinguished playwrights. A reception follows in the New Dramatists Library. (more...)

TheaterWorks Presents BROKE-OLOGY 9/17-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2010

Renowned director Tazewell Thompson stages the poignant comic-drama Broke-ology, by Nathan Louis Jackson at TheaterWorks in Downtown Hartford. (more...)

BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Plays The Public Theatre, Previews 3/23/2010
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announces a return engagement of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the critically acclaimed rock musical that played a sold-out run last spring as part of the Public's Public LAB season. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Closes MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

Playwrights Horizons presents its New York premiere production of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, a new play by Anne Washburn, with music by Obie Award winner Michael Friedman. Directed by Steve Cosson, the Obie Award-winning Artistic Director of The Civilians, Mr. Burns is being presented as the first production of Playwrights Horizons' 2013/2014 Season. (more...)

Rapp, Kron & Corthron Set for Play Co's Idea Lab at New Dramatists, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

A panel of prominent American playwrights including Kia Corthron, Lisa Kron and Adam Rapp, will discuss with celebrated photographer Ken Collins how they approach creating portraits with words and with a camera, respectively at a one-time-only event entitled 'Face to Face: Portraits in Theatre and Photography' on Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m. at New Dramatists (424 W. 44 St.) in Manhattan. Presented by the Off-Broadway theater company, The Play Company as part of its Idea Lab series, in conjunction with Umbrage Editions, the evening will also feature brief excerpts from the playwrights' work along with an exhibition of photographs from 'In Their Company,' a series of black and white portraits by Mr. Collins that portray some of America's most distinguished playwrights. A reception follows in the New Dramatists Library. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce the 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, running February 26-April 6, 2014. This year's Festival program will feature (in order of opening): (more...)

The Play Company Announces 10th Anniversary Season Line-up For Spring 2010
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2009

The Play Company - the Off-Broadway theatre company whose most recent production was Lloyd Suh's acclaimed play 'American Hwangap' last spring in New York - announces its 2009-2010 season offerings, including the world-premiere of Kia Corthron's A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK starting March 4, 2010, followed on March 27 with previews for the American premiere of ENJOY, Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada's comedy about Japan youth culture's struggles with their changing economic reality. (more...)

Saito, Kim, Lee Head 'AMERICAN HWANGAP' at The Wild Project Beginning 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2009

Two Obie Award-winning theater companies -- The Play Company and Ma-Yi Theater -- will collaborate this spring to present the New York premiere of Lloyd Suh's new play AMERICAN HWANGAP, with previews to begin May 9, prior to an official press opening May 17 Off-Broadway at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) in Manhattan. Trip Cullman directs an ensemble cast featuring some of the country's most accomplished Asian American actors, including James Saito (TV's 'Eli Stone' and Obie winner for DURANGO), Michi Barall (Charles Mee's QUEENS BOULEVARD), Mia Katigbak (DOGEATERS), Peter Kim (THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE), and Hoon Lee (YELLOWFACE). (more...)

Photo Flash: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON At The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present post-show discussions following select performances of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the fourth play of the 2008-2009 Public LAB season. The Public LAB Speaker Series, held every Tuesday following Public LAB shows, consists of engaging conversations with the artists and notable panelists. (more...)

Public Lab Series' BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Plays Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present post-show discussions following select performances of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the fourth play of the 2008-2009 Public LAB season. The Public LAB Speaker Series, held every Tuesday following Public LAB shows, consists of engaging conversations with the artists and notable panelists. (more...)

Public Lab Series' BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Plays Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present post-show discussions following select performances of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the fourth play of the 2008-2009 Public LAB season. The Public LAB Speaker Series, held every Tuesday following Public LAB shows, consists of engaging conversations with the artists and notable panelists. (more...)

EST Announces MARATHON 2009, Performances Begin 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2009

Ensemble Studio Theatre (William Carden, Artistic Director, Paul Alexander Slee, Executive Director) will present Marathon 2009, E.S.T.?s 31st annual festival of new one-act plays, at E.S.T. (549 West 52nd Street). Performances begin Friday, May 22nd, and continue through Saturday, June 27th. (more...)

'AMERICAN HWANGAP' Opens at The Wild Project 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2009

Two Obie Award-winning theater companies -- The Play Company and Ma-Yi Theater -- collaborate to present the New York premiere of Lloyd Suh's new play AMERICAN HWANGAP, previews began May 9, prior to an official press opening tonight, May 17 Off-Broadway at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) in Manhattan. Trip Cullman directs an ensemble cast featuring some of the country's most accomplished Asian American actors, including James Saito (TV's 'Eli Stone' and Obie winner for DURANGO), Michi Barall (Charles Mee's QUEENS BOULEVARD), Mia Katigbak (DOGEATERS), Peter Kim (THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE), and Hoon Lee (YELLOWFACE). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). (more...)

BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Plays The Public Theatre, Previews 3/23/2010
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announces a return engagement of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the critically acclaimed rock musical that played a sold-out run last spring as part of the Public's Public LAB season. (more...)

Act II Playhouse Presents 'The Pride of Parnell Street' 3/22-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

Act II Playhouse continues its 2010-2011 season with the first American production of The Pride of Parnell Street (March 22-April 13) by renowned Irish playwright Sebastian Barry. (more...)

Public Theatre's BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Previews 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the critically acclaimed rock musical that returns to The Public after a sold-out run last spring as part of The Public's Public LAB season. A co-production with Center Theatre Group and in association with Les Freres Corbusier, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON is written and directed by Alex Timbers and features music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Previews begin on Tuesday, March 23 and will continue through Sunday, April 25 with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 6. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre's SYLVIA Closes 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2010

Beloved playwright A.R. Gurney, a Connecticut resident and author of the plays The Cocktail Hour, The Dining Room and Love Letters, returns to Long Wharf Theatre with his hit comedy Sylvia. (more...)

OEDIPUS EL REY Closes 3/14 at The Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2010

This world premiere penned by MacArthur genius Luis Alfaro and directed by Loretta Greco will close on Sunday, March 14th. (more...)

NEIGHBORS Closes at The Public Theater, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2010

The Public Theater's world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' NEIGHBORS plays its final show on Sunday, March 14. (more...)

Walker et al. Lead Public Theatre's BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON; Opens 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the critically acclaimed rock musical that returns to The Public after a sold-out run last spring as part of The Public's Public LAB season. A co-production with Center Theatre Group and in association with Les Freres Corbusier, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON is written and directed by Alex Timbers and features music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Previews begin on Tuesday, March 23 and will continue through Sunday, April 25 with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 6. (more...)

Corthron's 'A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK' Completes Playwrights Horizon's 2009/2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2009

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, proudly announces the sixth and final production of its upcoming 2009/2010 Season, as well as additional casting. Presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street, the new production will be: A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK - the World Premiere of a new play by Playwrights Horizons alumna Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). A co-production with The Play Company (Kate Loewald, Founding Producer) and Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director). (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Robert Kaplowitz Wins 'Best Sound Design of a Musical'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

Robert Beitzel, Halley Feiffer, Susan Pourfar and Deborah Rush to Star in Ethan Coen's WOMEN OR NOTHING, Directed by David Cromer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company has just announced that Robert Beitzel, Halley Feiffer, Susan Pourfar and Tony Award nominee Deborah Rush will star in the world premiere production of Academy Award winner Ethan Coen's first full length play WOMEN OR NOTHING, staged by acclaimed director David Cromer. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents BLACK VOICES, Readings of Works in Progress by Leading Black American Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2010

The Arena Stage American Voices New Play Institute (AVNPI) in partnership with Georgetown University's Theater and Performance Studies Program presents Black Voices: Stories We're Planning to Tell a public presentation followinga private, two-day convening of 30 of the nation's leading black playwrights and artisticleaders. (more...)

OEDIPUS EL REY Plays the Magic Theatre, 2/3-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010

Magic Theatre, San Francisco's home for new plays, kicks off the new year with the world premiere of Oedipus el Rey by Luis Alfaro, directed by Loretta Greco. Oedipus el Rey, a reimagined classic, opens February 3rd, 2010. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents SYLVIA 2/17-3/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

Beloved playwright A.R. Gurney, a Connecticut resident and author of the plays The Cocktail Hour, The Dining Room and Love Letters, returns to Long Wharf Theatre with his hit comedy Sylvia. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). (more...)

Public LAB Announces Complete Casting for NEIGHBORS, Tickets on Sale 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting for NEIGHBORS, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Niegel Smith, the second show of the 2009-2010 Public LAB season. NEIGHBORS begins performances on Tuesday, February 16 and runs through Sunday, March 7. Tickets go on-sale on Wednesday, January 20. (more...)

Public LAB Announces Complete Casting for NEIGHBORS, Tickets on Sale 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting for NEIGHBORS, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Niegel Smith, the second show of the 2009-2010 Public LAB season. NEIGHBORS begins performances on Tuesday, February 16 and runs through Sunday, March 7. Tickets go on-sale on Wednesday, January 20. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents BLACK VOICES, Readings of Works in Progress by Leading Black American Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2010

The Arena Stage American Voices New Play Institute (AVNPI) in partnership with Georgetown University's Theater and Performance Studies Program presents Black Voices: Stories We're Planning to Tell a public presentation followinga private, two-day convening of 30 of the nation's leading black playwrights and artisticleaders. (more...)

Maroulis, Davi, Jarvis to Star in Revised Broadway-Hopeful THE TOXIC AVENGER in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for their production of The Toxic Avenger. In a new production, which features several new songs and revised book by the Tony Award-winning creative team of Memphis, Bon Jovi founding member and keyboardist David Bryan and Joe DiPietro, Tony-nominated Constantine Maroulis takes center stage as the righteous superhero in the title role. John Rando (Tony Winner for Urinetown) returns to the Alley to reinvent his hilarious 2009 Off-Broadway staging of The Toxic Avenger following his smashing Alley productions of The Man Who Came to Dinner, Mrs. Mannerly and Be My Baby. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, Nancy Opel Lead Alley Theatre's The Toxic Avenger
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the "hysterically funny" (New York Post) new musical The Toxic Avenger. (more...)

Public's BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Tix Go On Sale 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced that tickets will go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, February 9, for BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the critically acclaimed rock musical that played a sold-out run last spring as part of the Public's Public LAB season. (more...)

OEDIPUS EL REY Plays the Magic Theatre, 2/3-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

Magic Theatre, San Francisco's home for new plays, kicks off the new year with the world premiere of Oedipus el Rey by Luis Alfaro, directed by Loretta Greco. Oedipus el Rey, a reimagined classic, opens February 3rd, 2010. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Opens 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce the 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, running tonight, February 26-April 6, 2014. This year's Festival program will feature (in order of opening): (more...)

The Public Theater Extends NEIGHBORS Through 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that it would extend the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' NEIGHBORS an additional week through Sunday, March 14. (more...)

OEDIPUS EL REY Extends Through 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2010

Spurred by critical acclaim and audience demand, Magic Theatre, San Francisco's home for new plays, has extended the run of Oedipus el Rey for an additional two weeks. This world premiere penned by MacArthur genius Luis Alfaro and directed by Loretta Greco must close Sunday, March 14th. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents SYLVIA 2/17-3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2010

Beloved playwright A.R. Gurney, a Connecticut resident and author of the plays The Cocktail Hour, The Dining Room and Love Letters, returns to Long Wharf Theatre with his hit comedy Sylvia. (more...)

Act II Playhouse Presents 1st US Production of The Pride of Parnell Street
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

Act II Playhouse continues its 2010-2011 season with the first American production of The Pride of Parnell Street (March 22-April 13) by renowned Irish playwright Sebastian Barry. (more...)

Public LAB Announces Complete Casting for NEIGHBORS, Tickets on Sale 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting for NEIGHBORS, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Niegel Smith, the second show of the 2009-2010 Public LAB season. NEIGHBORS begins performances on Tuesday, February 16 and runs through Sunday, March 7. Tickets go on-sale on Wednesday, January 20. (more...)

Maroulis, Davi, Jarvis to Star in Revised Broadway-Hopeful THE TOXIC AVENGER in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for their production of The Toxic Avenger. In a new production, which features several new songs and revised book by the Tony Award-winning creative team of Memphis, Bon Jovi founding member and keyboardist David Bryan and Joe DiPietro, Tony-nominated Constantine Maroulis takes center stage as the righteous superhero in the title role. John Rando (Tony Winner for Urinetown) returns to the Alley to reinvent his hilarious 2009 Off-Broadway staging of The Toxic Avenger following his smashing Alley productions of The Man Who Came to Dinner, Mrs. Mannerly and Be My Baby. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, Nancy Opel Lead Alley Theatre's The Toxic Avenger
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the "hysterically funny" (New York Post) new musical The Toxic Avenger. (more...)

Dramatists Guild of America Continues DUOLOGUES With Grant and Corthron
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2010

The Dramatists Guild of America continues their successful DuoLogues seminar series, featuring a conversation between celebrated authors Micki Grant and Kia Corthron, occurring Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. (more...)

Dramatists Guild of America Continues DUOLOGUES With Grant and Corthron
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2010

The Dramatists Guild of America continues their successful DuoLogues seminar series, featuring a conversation between celebrated authors Micki Grant and Kia Corthron, occurring Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. (more...)

ONE NIGHT, SNOW ORCHID & More Featured in Cherry Lane Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre, announces the following productions for the company's 2013-14 season: (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will close its production of the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum) and directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public), on April 11th. (more...)

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