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Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's FUN HOME to Have Public Theater Lab, 10/17-11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that FUN HOME, a new musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, will open the 2012-2013 season of the Public Lab, a program designed to connect audiences and artists in the process of creating new theater. Directed by Sam Gold, FUN HOME is based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel and will run Wednesday, October 17 through Sunday, November 4 in The Public's Shiva Theater. Member tickets are $12 and are on sale now. Single tickets, priced at $15, go on sale Tuesday, September 18. (more...)

The Public's THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN Begins Performances 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the world premiere production ofTHE TWENTHY-SEVENTH MAN, by Nathan Englander, on Wednesday, November 7. Directed by Barry Edelstein, THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN runs through Sunday, December 9 in The Public's Martinson Theater at its Astor Place home, with an official press opening on Sunday, November 18. Tickets are on sale now at(212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/15-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: Brian D'Arcy James, Richard Thomas and More Celebrate Lapham's Quarterly's POLITICS at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2012

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Brian D'Arcy James, Richard Thomas, Bryce Pinkham, Jay O. Sanders, Ari Graynor, Katherine Waterston, Emily Young, Oliver Platt, Justin Levine and Heath Calvert and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham celebrated the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue last night at Joe's Pub at The Public. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Chip Zien, Ron Rifkin and More to Star in THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN at Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN by Nathan Englander. Directed by Barry Edelstein, THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN begins previews on Wednesday, November 7 in The Public's Martinson Theater and will run through Sunday, December 9. The official press opening, originally scheduled for Monday, November 19, will now take place on Sunday, November 18. Single tickets, beginning at $75, are on sale now. The complete cast of THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN features Happy Anderson (Guard), Byron Jennings (The Agent in Charge), Daniel Oreskes (Moishe Bretzky), Ron Rifkin (Yevgeny Zunser), Noah Robbins (Pinchas Pelovits), and Chip Zien (Vasily Korinsky). (more...)

TRIBES Will Play Its Final Performance January 6; Nick Westrate Joins the Cast 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2012

The producers and company of the acclaimed Off-Broadway hit play Tribes welcome the return of Nick Westrate, winner of a 2012 Special Drama Desk Award for his versatility in the 2011-2012 season (Unnatural Acts, Love's Labor's Lost, and Galileo), who will assume the role of Daniel beginning Monday, November 19, 2012 at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). Will Brill, who originated the role, will give his final performance Sunday, November 18, 2012. (more...)

The Public Theater's THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN Extends Through December 16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

The Public Theater announced today that it will extend the acclaimed new production The Twenty-Seventh Man an additional week, through Sunday, December 16. Written by Nathan Englander and directed by Barry Edelstein, The Twenty-Seventh Man officially opened on Sunday, November 18 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 9. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from tonight, November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

Boomerang Theatre to Stage A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, are excited to announce A Boomerang Summer in the Park, where two of the most beloved works by William Shakespeare will be presented in Central Park & Bryant Park Shakespeare at Bryant Park, as part of the company's 15 years presenting exceptional outdoor theatre. A Boomerang Summer in the Park includes, Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by John Greenleaf (The Acting Company, Steppenwolf, Australian Elizabethan Theatre), presented in Central Park (69th Street and Central Park West), June 21-July 20, 2014; and Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost, directed by Cailin Heffernan (Loveless, TX), presented in Bryant Park (between 40th and 42nd St & Fifth and Sixth Avenues), August 14-30, 2014. (more...)

New Amsterdam Singers Present SONGS OF BIRDS AND ANGELS Tonight, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

The New Amsterdam Singers, led by music director Clara Longstreth, will present the final concert of the season, titled Songs of Birds and Angels on Thursday, May 31 at 8 p.m at Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church at 552 West End Avenue at 87th Street. The work that inspired the program's focus on birds is Steven Stucky's cycle, Skylarks, (2001), which is receiving its New York City premiere on this concert. Also receiving its New York City premiere is Matthew Harris' Shakespeare Songs, Book VI (2006). (more...)

Nick Westrate and Jeff Still Join Off-Broadway's TRIBES
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

The producers of the acclaimed new Off-Broadway hit Tribes have announced new additions to the clan: Nick Westrate, winner of a 2012 Special Drama Desk Award for his versatility in the 2011-2012 season (Unnatural Acts, Love's Labor's Lost, and Galileo) will temporarily assume the role of Daniel while Will Brill takes a leave of absence from May 30 - July 1, and Jeff Still, who originated leading roles in the Barrow Street Theatre productions of Our Town and Orson's Shadow (both directed by David Cromer),will assume the role of Christopher beginning July 1, replacing Jeff Perry, who departs to begin filming the second season of ABC's "Scandal." Tribes, which recently won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Play,is currently in performance at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). (more...)

Daniel Sullivan to Take Part in Public Theater Salon Series, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

The Public Theater will continue its popular Shakespeare Salon Series this month with an engaging conversation with Director Daniel Sullivan, who will talk about this summer's upcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of AS YOU LIKE IT. Moderated by Shakespeare Initiative Director Barry Edelstein, this intimate event will be held on Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Chinatown Brasserie (380 Lafayette Street). Member tickets, priced at $20, and single tickets, priced at $25, are on sale now and include a complimentary glass of wine. (more...)

LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and MEASURE FOR MEASURE Set for 2014 Charlotte Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The ninth annual Charlotte Shakespeare Festival opens with a musical, 1960s staging of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost from today, May 29 to June 15 at The Green. The festival moves indoors to the Booth Playhouse from August 7 to 24 with a 1970s staging of Measure for Measure. (more...)

LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and MEASURE FOR MEASURE Set for 2014 Charlotte Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The ninth annual Charlotte Shakespeare Festival opens with a musical, 1960s staging of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost from May 29 to June 15 at The Green. The festival moves indoors to the Booth Playhouse from August 7 to 24 with a 1970s staging of Measure for Measure. (more...)

Daniel Sullivan Takes Part in Public Theater Salon Series Tonight, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2012

The Public Theater continues its popular Shakespeare Salon Series this month with an engaging conversation with Director Daniel Sullivan, who will talk about this summer's upcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of AS YOU LIKE IT. Moderated by Shakespeare Initiative Director Barry Edelstein, this intimate event is being held tonight, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Chinatown Brasserie (380 Lafayette Street). Member tickets, priced at $20, and single tickets, priced at $25, are on sale now and include a complimentary glass of wine. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Co's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

Karin Conrood Slated to Direct NY Premiere of I KILLED MY MOTHER Thru 3/04
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Following its acclaimed U.S. premiere in Chicago, I KILLED MY MOTHER, a new play by celebrated Romanian playwright András Visky, will make its New York premiere at La MaMa E.T.C. this winter in a production staged by director Karin Coonrod. Performances are through March 4. (more...)

Karin Coonrod Directs I Killed My Mother at La MaMa 2/10-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2012

Following its U.S. premiere in Chicago, "I Killed My Mother," a new play by Romanian playwright Andras Visky, will make its New York premiere at La MaMa E.T.C. this winter in a production staged by director Karin Coonrod. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Presents 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, probes the burdens of leadership and the price of power in its Hero/Traitor Repertory of Coriolanus and Wallenstein. In the hands of The Studio Theatre's Artistic Director David Muse and STC's Artistic Director Michael Kahn, this pairing of Shakespearean and German epics challenges the concept of control among military and government institutions. Coriolanus and Wallenstein play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from tonight, March 28-June 2, 2013. (more...)

First Stars Announced for INTO THE WOODS in Central Park; Additional Casting for AS YOU LIKE IT Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

The Public Theater has announced additional casting today for the 50th Anniversary season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. David Furr (Orlando) and Stephen Spinella (Jaques) join the previously announced MacIntyre Dixon (Adam), Renee Elise Goldsberry (Celia), Omar Metwally (Oliver), and Lily Rabe (Rosalind) in Shakespeare's comedy AS YOU LIKE IT, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Native Voices at Autry to Open World Premiere of THE BIRD HOUSE, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Native Voices at the Autry continues its vital role as the country's only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing the work of Native American playwrights with the world premiere of THE BIRD HOUSE by DIANE GLANCY (Cherokee*). The play opens Friday, March 1 and closes Today, March 17, 2013, (previews begin February 27) at the Autry National Center's Wells Fargo Theater, Los Angeles. (more...)

Native Voices at Autry Opens World Premiere of THE BIRD HOUSE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

Native Voices at the Autry continues its vital role as the country's only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing the work of Native American playwrights with the world premiere of THE BIRD HOUSE by DIANE GLANCY (Cherokee*). The play opens tonight, March 1 and closes Sunday, March 17, 2013, (previews begin February 27) at the Autry National Center's Wells Fargo Theater, Los Angeles. (more...)

ONCE, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, FOLLIES, Audra McDonald, James Corden Win Big at the 2012 Drama Desk Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 4, 2012

Nominations for the 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced at a news conference this morning by Drama Desk winners Donna Murphy and Brian d'Arcy James. The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards took place tonight, Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall in Manhattan. (more...)

Nick Westrate and Jeff Still Join Off-Broadway's TRIBES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

The producers of the acclaimed new Off-Broadway hit Tribes have announced new additions to the clan: Nick Westrate, winner of a 2012 Special Drama Desk Award for his versatility in the 2011-2012 season (Unnatural Acts, Love's Labor's Lost, and Galileo) will temporarily assume the role of Daniel while Will Brill takes a leave of absence from May 30 - July 1, and Jeff Still, who originated leading roles in the Barrow Street Theatre productions of Our Town and Orson's Shadow (both directed by David Cromer),will assume the role of Christopher beginning July 1, replacing Jeff Perry, who departs to begin filming the second season of ABC's "Scandal." Tribes, which recently won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Play,is currently in performance at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). (more...)

Drama Desks to Stream Live Tonight, Follow BWW for LIVE Coverage!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 3, 2012

Nominations for the 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced at a news conference on April 27 by Drama Desk winners Donna Murphy and Brian d'Arcy James. After weeks of anticipation, the ceremony is tonight, June 3, at The Town Hall and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the full spectrum of coverage, of course! (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Present 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, 3/28-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, probes the burdens of leadership and the price of power in its Hero/Traitor Repertory of Coriolanus and Wallenstein. In the hands of The Studio Theatre's Artistic Director David Muse and STC's Artistic Director Michael Kahn, this pairing of Shakespearean and German epics challenges the concept of control among military and government institutions. Coriolanus and Wallenstein play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from March 28-June 2, 2013. (more...)

The Public Theater Begins Previews 8/6 for RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews on Monday, August 6 for The Mobile Shakespeare Unit's RICHARD III, directed by Amanda Dehnert. Following a three-week tour, bringing free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts, RICHARD III will run at The Public Theater through Saturday, August 25, with an official press opening on Saturday, August 11. Tickets are $15 and on sale now. (more...)

Post5 Theatre Company Kicks Off the Summer with LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST, 7/10-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Post5 Theatre is thrilled to kick off Summer with Shakespeare's comedy about Love and (you guessed it) Loss. Funny and fast, touching and absurd, Avital Shira's telling of this wonderful comedy will bring the ridiculous characters in the show to life in personal and moving ways. Love's Labor's Lost will run approximately two hours with one 15-minute intermission. The show runs Thursday-Sunday, July 10th - August 3rd. (more...)

Maggie Siff and Jonathan Cake Star in Theatre for a New Audience's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/2-3/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Maggie Siff plays Beatrice and Jonathan Cake Benedick in Theatre for a New Audience's new production of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Arin Arbus, beginning previews Saturday, February 2 at 8:00pm for an opening Sunday, February 17, at 3:00pm at The Duke on 42nd Street, 229 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Karin Conrood Slated to Direct NY Premiere of I KILLED MY MOTHER, 2/10-3/04
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

Following its acclaimed U.S. premiere in Chicago, I KILLED MY MOTHER, a new play by celebrated Romanian playwright András Visky, will make its New York premiere at La MaMa E.T.C. this winter in a production staged by director Karin Coonrod. Performances are from February 10 - March 4. (more...)

Karin Conrood Slated to Direct NY Premiere of I KILLED MY MOTHER, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

Following its acclaimed U.S. premiere in Chicago, I KILLED MY MOTHER, a new play by celebrated Romanian playwright András Visky, will make its New York premiere at La MaMa E.T.C. this winter in a production staged by director Karin Coonrod. Performances are from February 10 - March 4. (more...)

On The Square Productions Presents SOMEWHERE SAFER Reading, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2012

Lauren Ferebee is the featured playwright for On the Square Productions third reading in their Write Angle Series for their 2011-2012 season. The reading of Somewhere Safer will take place on Monday, February 27th at 8pm at The Bridge Theatre at Shetler Studios (244 W 54th St., 12th Floor) This event will serve as a fundraiser/benefit for the not for profit theatre company. Somewhere Safer marks the first piece to go through the company's Square One Writing Series dedicated to providing artists a place to create and develop new work. (more...)

DETROIT '67 World Premiere Begins Previews at The Public Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of DETROIT '67, a Public Lab production by Dominique Morisseau, tonight, February 26. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, DETROIT '67 will run through Sunday, March 17 in The Public's Shiva Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 12. (more...)

DETROIT '67 World Premiere to Begin Previews at The Public Theater, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of DETROIT '67, a Public Lab production by Dominique Morisseau, on Tuesday, February 26. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, DETROIT '67 will run through Sunday, March 17 in The Public's Shiva Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 12. (more...)

On The Square Productions Presents SOMEWHERE SAFER Reading, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2012

Lauren Ferebee is the featured playwright for On the Square Productions third reading in their Write Angle Series for their 2011-2012 season. The reading of Somewhere Safer will take place on Monday, February 27th at 8pm at The Bridge Theatre at Shetler Studios (244 W 54th St., 12th Floor) This event will serve as a fundraiser/benefit for the not for profit theatre company. Somewhere Safer marks the first piece to go through the company's Square One Writing Series dedicated to providing artists a place to create and develop new work. (more...)

Maggie Siff and Jonathan Cake Star in Theatre for a New Audience's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2013

Maggie Siff plays Beatrice and Jonathan Cake Benedick in Theatre for a New Audience's new production of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Arin Arbus, opening tonight, February 17, at 3:00pm at The Duke on 42nd Street, 229 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Native Voices at Autry to Open World Premiere of THE BIRD HOUSE, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

Native Voices at the Autry continues its vital role as the country's only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing the work of Native American playwrights with the world premiere of THE BIRD HOUSE by DIANE GLANCY (Cherokee*). The play opens Friday, March 1 and closes Sunday, March 17, 2013, (previews begin February 27) at the Autry National Center's Wells Fargo Theater, Los Angeles. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Present 'Hero/Traitor Repertory' with CORIOLANUS and WALLENSTEIN, 3/28-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, probes the burdens of leadership and the price of power in its Hero/Traitor Repertory of Coriolanus and Wallenstein. In the hands of The Studio Theatre's Artistic Director David Muse and STC's Artistic Director Michael Kahn, this pairing of Shakespearean and German epics challenges the concept of control among military and government institutions. Coriolanus and Wallenstein play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from March 28-June 2, 2013. (more...)

Conservatory at Shakespeare & Company Presents KING JOHN, 12/14 & 15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012

Shakespeare & Company has announced The Conservatory at Shakespeare & Company's winter production of King John, directed by longtime Company artist, and star of this summer's critically acclaimed production of Cassandra Speaks, Tod Randolph. Now in its sixth year, the Conservatory, a 13-week professional actor training program includes 10 - 16 promising actors from across the country and around the globe. This year's program features a group of 16 who will join forces in Shakespeare's rarely produced King John for three special performances in the Tina Packer Playhouse. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/15-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

The Public Theater's THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN Ends Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2012

The Public Theater's new production The Twenty-Seventh Man closes today, December 16. Written by Nathan Englander and directed by Barry Edelstein, The Twenty-Seventh Man officially opened on Sunday, November 18 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 9. (more...)

Conservatory at Shakespeare & Company Presents KING JOHN, 12/14 & 15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

Shakespeare & Company has announced The Conservatory at Shakespeare & Company's winter production of King John, directed by longtime Company artist, and star of this summer's critically acclaimed production of Cassandra Speaks, Tod Randolph. Now in its sixth year, the Conservatory, a 13-week professional actor training program includes 10 - 16 promising actors from across the country and around the globe. This year's program features a group of 16 who will join forces in Shakespeare's rarely produced King John for three special performances in the Tina Packer Playhouse. (more...)

Conservatory at Shakespeare & Company Presents KING JOHN, 12/14 & 15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

Shakespeare & Company has announced The Conservatory at Shakespeare & Company's winter production of King John, directed by longtime Company artist, and star of this summer's critically acclaimed production of Cassandra Speaks, Tod Randolph. Now in its sixth year, the Conservatory, a 13-week professional actor training program includes 10 - 16 promising actors from across the country and around the globe. This year's program features a group of 16 who will join forces in Shakespeare's rarely produced King John for three special performances in the Tina Packer Playhouse. (more...)

TRIBES Announces Final 2-Week Extensions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian, and Tom Wirtshafter, producers of the acclaimed Off-Broadway hit play Tribes, have announced a two-week extension of the award-winning production. It was previously announced Tribes had officially recouped its entire investment and would end its monumental run on January 6, 2013. But, due to popular demand, the final performance will now be Sunday evening, January 20, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) where performances began February 16, 2012. Tribes opened to rave reviews on March 4, 2012 and at closing will have given 19 preview and 391 regular performances. (more...)

Matt Chiorini Directs MACBETH To Open 2013 For Nashville Shakespeare Festival
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 10, 2012

Matt Chiorini directs Macbeth-one of the bard's best-known political tragedies-to kick off 2013 for Nashville Shakespeare Festival at Belmont University's Troutt Theater January 10-27. Eric D. Pasto-Crosby and Shannon Hoppe lead a cast of NSF veterans and newcomers in the much-anticipated production. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Casting for 2012 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces casting for the 2012 Fall Season. The Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine will be staged by CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin, September 26-November 4, 2012 in CST's Courtyard Theater. The season continues with The School for Lies by David Ives, adapted from Moliere's The Misanthrope and staged by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, December 4, 2012-January 20, 2013 in CST's Courtyard Theater. (more...)

2012 Drama Desk Nominations Announced - DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, FOLLIES, NICE WORK Lead Nominees!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 27, 2012

Nominations for the 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced at a news conference this morning by Drama Desk winners Donna Murphy and Brian d'Arcy James. The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards will take place on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall in Manhattan. (more...)

Michael Kahn to Helm Signature Theatre's PRIDE IN THE FALLS OF AUTREY MILL World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Signature Theatre has announced the pairing of one of the theatre's most celebrated friends with the upcoming 2013/14 season's newest play. Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director Michael Kahn returns to Signature this fall for the first time in nearly twenty years to direct the world premiere of Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill, the new play by Paul Downs Colaizzo. (more...)

New Amsterdam Singers Present SONGS OF BIRDS AND ANGELS, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012

The New Amsterdam Singers, led by music director Clara Longstreth, will present the final concert of the season, titled Songs of Birds and Angels on Thursday, May 31 at 8 p.m at Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church at 552 West End Avenue at 87th Street. The work that inspired the program's focus on birds is Steven Stucky's cycle, Skylarks, (2001), which is receiving its New York City premiere on this concert. Also receiving its New York City premiere is Matthew Harris' Shakespeare Songs, Book VI (2006). (more...)

Sharon Washington, Reg E. Cathey and Crystal Dickinson Set for CONVERGENCE Reading at Joe's Pub, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2013

On Monday, April 15, Sharon Washington (The Scottsboro Boys, Wild With Happy), Reg E. Cathey ("The Wire", Love's Labor's Lost), and Crystal Dickinson (Clybourne Park, The Call) will converge at Joe's Pub for a reading of the new play CONVERGENCE. (more...)

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