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New Repertory Theatre Presents GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

New Repertory Theatre presents Good by C.P. Taylor, co-presented with Boston Center for American Performance, October 8-30, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $30-$59 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. Subscription packages that include Good are also available. (more...)

HAMLET Gets Nineties Evangelical Makeover with Bonneville Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Bonneville Theater Company presents a new contemporary take on William Shakespeare's Hamlet, set in a 1990s evangelical charismatic Christian church. (more...)

King's Head Theatre Announces New Production of Paul Boakye's BOY WITH BEER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

???????The King's Head Theatre today announces a new production of Paul Boakye's Boy with Beer, directed by Harry Mackrill, 25 years after the original production at the Man in the Moon Theatre.  Enyi Okoronkwo plays Donovan and Chin Nyenwe plays Karl in the production, which also features new music from Taurean Antoine Chagar, regular collaborator of acclaimed drum and bass group Rudimental.  It opens at the King's Head Theatre, on 11 November, with previews from 8 November, running until 26 November.  (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets 2016-17 Sloan Project and Youngblood Artists, Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's Youngblood and EST's Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions and EST/Youngblood members & programming for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Playwrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

New Dramatist playwright Melisa Tien and San Francisco-based Megan Cohen joined The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in residence this month to develop innovative stage works with the Academy's third year NY Company. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

 INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISC), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. In his lifetime, Charles Dickens was recognized not only as a great writer, but as an actor. His greatest successes on the stages of Britain and the United States were his solo performances of his own work. One of the first pieces he presented to great acclaim was A Christmas Carol. A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS will perform at Independent Studio from Thursday, December 8 - Sunday, December 18(Thursdays - Sundays) at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (more...)

ISCLA to Present 10th Anniversary Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISCLA), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents the 10th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. (more...)

BWW Blog: Sam Weber - Just Another Day, Only a Day
by Guest Blogger: Sam Weber - May 23, 2016

If you're reading this, chances are I do not need to describe what many refer to as 'the magic' of theatre.  You're probably living it right now.  Whether this idea refers to the relationships within a cast, the effect of the show on an audience, or simply the energy that you can only feel onstage, there is certainly something special about being a part of theatre.  Now take all of those warm fuzzies, and put them into one tiny, little 24-Hour long box.  You shouldn't be able to, right?  But it's completely possible, and it's something students from all across my university have been doing for two years now. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's A DOLL'S HOUSE Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Previews are underway for Theatre for a New Audience's production of August Strindberg's THE FATHER in a new version by Scottish author David Greig commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience and performances start tonight, May 10, at 7:30pm for A DOLL'S HOUSE in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937. (more...)

BWW Interview: David Blackburn and Austin Theatre Project
by Frank Benge - Mar 9, 2016

We continue our series on Austin theatres and producers with David Blackburn and the award winning Austin Theatre Project. In just four short years, Austin Theatre Project has become a company known for new and edgy musical productions. We sat down with him to learn a little more about both him and Austin Theatre Project. (more...)

March 11th Marks The 100th Birthday Of Ezra Jack Keats, 'Grandfather Of Diversity' In Children's Illustrated Literature
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

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A Cappella YouTube Star Peter Hollens Releases New Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Peter Hollens, the one-man a cappella vocalist, video producer, and YouTube star whose popular videos have amassed over 150-plus million views is thrilled to announce his second album release. Available March 18, Misty Mountains: Songs Inspired by The Hobbit and Lord of the Ringswill be available on Portrait Records, an imprint of Sony Music Masterworks. The music video for 'Arwen's Song' is out now see it here. (more...)

Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA to Begin Today at Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present the Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA March 31 - May 1, 2016. ARCADIA is directed by The Nora's Artistic Director, Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, April 4 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Steve Yockey's BLACKBERRY WINTER Begins Tonight at New Rep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2016

New Repertory Theatre announces the National New Play Network (NNPN) Rolling World Premiere of BLACKBERRY WINTER, tonight, March 26, through April 17, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Albert Jones to Lead RED VELVET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. (more...)

Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA to Begin March 31 at Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present the Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA March 31 - May 1, 2016. ARCADIA is directed by The Nora's Artistic Director, Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, April 4 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Award-Winning Retro Productions Presents AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Award-winning Retro Productions, under the Artistic Direction of Heather E. Cunningham, will present the critically acclaimed play, And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The production runs May 5th through May 20th at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Shay Gines, a Founding Executive Director of the New York Innovative Theatre Awards, directs. This is the 50th anniversary of And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The play was originally produced in Los Angles in 1967, and in 1971 the comedy opened on Broadway at the Morosco Theatre. (more...)

Mark Collie's Top Hits Featured on New 'ICON' Collection, Out 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Acclaimed singer/actor/songwriter Mark Collie's top Billboard Country chart hits have been gathered for a new ICON collection, to be released April 15 by MCA Nashville/UMe. (more...)

Maggie Lacey and John Douglas Thompson to Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE and THE FATHER Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Theatre for a New Audience has announced complete casting for A DOLL'S HOUSE, in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937, and August Strindberg's THE FATHER, in a new version by Scottish author David Greig (Strindberg's Creditors at BAM) commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Pre-Production Rehearsal Photos of the cast of THE GEEZE & ME!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new MUSICAL featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement, leakage, and more. At THE TENTH Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th.  (more...)

Frantic Assembly Appoints New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Internationally renowned theatre company Frantic Assembly has appointed Pete Staves as Executive Director and joint Chief Executive. Staves joins Frantic Assembly from his current position at Arts Council England and will take up his post in May 2016, working together with Artistic Director Scott Graham to bring the company's ambitious plans for the future to fruition. (more...)

VIDEO: Neil deGrasse Tyson Reveals It's a Woman, Not a Man in the Moon
by - Jun 23, 2016

Everyone's favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson paid a visit to last night's LATE SHOW and explained that it's actually a woman, not a Man in the Moon! (more...)

Award-Winning Producer Jerry Arrow Passes Away Age 78
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

Jerry Arrow, 78, the prominent Broadway producer of Albert Innaurato's 'Gemini' and Lanford Wilson's Tony-award winning 'Fifth Of July,' passed away Saturday January 7, 2017. (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple). (more...)


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Geva's Fielding Studio Series to Continue with AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

?The Fielding Studio Series continues on February 4 with the award-winning play An Iliad, written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based on Homer's The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles and directed by Jerry Genochio. (more...)

New Rep to Launch 'Next Rep Black Box Festival Symposium Series' This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

New Repertory Theatre announces the NEXT REP BLACK BOX FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT SYMPOSIUM SERIES, January 24-February 18, 2016 in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

'GEORGIA MCBRIDE', A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC and More Set for Cygnet Theatre's 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Do you remember when you were 15 years old? Everything was exciting, emotional and life or death. That's exactly like Cygnet Theatre's 15th season, without all those annoying 'changes.' (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Announces 15th Season Shows Ranging from Classic Comedy to World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Cygnet Theatre is proud to announce its 15th season of presenting entertaining, thought-provoking and inspiring theatre. The 2017/2018 season reflects how it felt to be fifteen years old when everything was exciting, new, emotional and hilarious...and of course, seemed to mean life or death. (more...)

Five Play Season Announced for Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre is delighted to announce its 2017 line-up of plays - five magnificent, warmly human stories for audiences to savor between March and November. Scheduled for BST's second Mainstage Subscription Season are: (more...)

Photo Flash: Puppets Spark the Imagination in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Dallas Children's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

With great music and unexpected humor, Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts (KBTPA) brings to life JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. This age-old fairy tale of a young hero's extraordinary climb up a magical beanstalk seeking great fortune will be told through the troupe's unique style of puppetry. Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts' JACK AND THE BEANSTALK opens March 3, 2016 at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts home of Dallas Children's Theater. (more...)

Steve Yockey's BLACKBERRY WINTER to Play New Rep Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

New Repertory Theatre announces the National New Play Network (NNPN) Rolling World Premiere of BLACKBERRY WINTER, March 26-April 17, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Rag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & ME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down. (more...)

Performances of Arin Arbus' Production of Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's tragicomic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teethtonight, February 14, through March 19 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center(262 Ashland Place), TFANA's state-of-the-art permanent home in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

Springville Center for the Art's Night of One Acts
by Mark C. Lloyd - Feb 10, 2016

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National Asian Artists Project Hosts 4th Annual DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

National Asian Artists Project (Baayork Lee, Executive Artistic Director) whose mission of 'showcasing the work of Asian-American theatre artists through performance, outreach and educational programming' is pleased to host the 4th Annual DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS, an evening of staged readings of new short musicals tonight, December 7, 2015 at 7:30pm at the 47th Street Theater (304 West 47th Street, New York). (more...)


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ISCLA's 10th Anniversary Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISCLA), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents the 10th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. (more...)

Official: Jessica Brown Findlay, Vanessa Kirby & More to Join Paul Rhys in UNCLE VANYA at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Jessica Brown Findlay (Sonya), Vanessa Kirby (Elena), Richard Lumsden (Telegin), Hilton McRae (Serebryakov), Tobias Menzies (Astrov) and Ann Queensberry (Nanny) join the previously announced Paul Rhys (Vanya) in Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, a new version created by and directed by Associate Director, Robert Icke, at the Almeida Theatre. Running from 5 February until 26 March 2016, with press night on 12 February, Uncle Vanya is Icke's next production following the critically acclaimed Oresteia, which ran at the Almeida Theatre, transferred to the West End, and recently won him the Evening Standard Award for Best Director. (more...)

Kathleen Pelley's Latest Children's Book, HAPPY MAMAS, Set for Release in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Kathleen T. Pelley and CWLA Press have announced the release of the esteemed author's newest book, Happy Mamas, coming this fall. Happy Mamas will be available in both English and Spanish and the author is encouraging pre-ordering from www.kathleenpelley.com to guarantee an autographed copy. All pre-ordered autographed books will be shipped to customers in October 2016. Happy Mamas is a lyrical read-aloud that pays tribute to the universal joys of mothering in the animal and human kingdoms. Charming illustrations by Ruth E. Harper depict all the activities that bring joy to a mother and her baby over the course of a day: feeding her little ones bundles of bamboo shoots, teaching her calf how to trumpet loud a jungle cheer, watching her chicks fly from the nest, singing a serenade to the Man in the Moon, or crooning owly lullabies through the deep dark woods. Readers will delight in this happy romp through forest, field, jungle, and beyond, as they see how universal a mother's love can be. Kathleen T. Pelley is a native of Glasgow, Scotland, and now lives in Denver, Colorado. She is the author of five other picture books, three of which were named as Best Children's Books of the Year by Bank Street Books and one of which received an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Book Award. Pelley crafts children's stories that educate, inspire and teach valuable life lessons. Pelley is also an esteemed speaker and storyteller with presentations that aim to inspire creativity and a love of reading and storytelling. Learn more at www.kathleenpelley.com. Ruth E. Harper was born in England and lives in Denver, Colorado. She is the illustrator of the #1 bestseller and timeless classic The Kissing Hand, and also Sassafras. See more at www.rutheharper.com. CWLA Press is an imprint of the Child Welfare League of America. The Child Welfare League of America is the nation's oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization. They are committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm. All proceeds from the sale of Happy Mamas support CWLA's programs in behalf of children and families. Learn more at www.cwla.org. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble to Stage Midwest Premiere of DRY LAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the midwest premiere of Dry Land by Ruby Rae Spiegel. The production, directed by RTE member Hallie Gordon, runs April 22 - May 28, 2016, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:00pm. (more...)

New Monodrama MAMMA'S LITTLE DARLINGS Set for Manhattan Rep's 10 Minute Play Contest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Playwright Phil Paradis has another new play going up on the boards at Manhattan Repertory Theatre in New York. Paradis' latest new short play 'Mamma's Little Darlings' will be staged as part of Manhattan Rep's 10 Minute Play Contest with eight new short plays tonight, April 7, at 9 p.m. at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, 303 W. 42nd St. 6th FL, New York, NY. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE Begin Previews This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Previews begin Sunday, May 1, at 7:30pm for Theatre for a New Audience's production of August Strindberg's The Father in a new version by Scottish author David Greig commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience and Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30pm for A Doll's House in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937.  The plays, both directed by Arin Arbus, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre for a New Audience, feature Maggie Lacey as Nora in A Doll's House and as Laura in The Father and John Douglas Thompson as Thorwald in A Doll's House and the Captain in The Father. (more...)

History Has Its Eyes on HAMILTON, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Raise a glass! It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that HAMILTON has officially won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

2016 Pulitzer Prizes Will Be Announced This Afternoon; Watch the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced on today, April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

Mark Collie's Top Hits Featured on New 'ICON' Collection, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Acclaimed singer/actor/songwriter Mark Collie's top Billboard Country chart hits have been gathered for a new ICON collection, to be released April 15 by MCA Nashville/UMe. (more...)

Breaking News: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that Lynn Nottage's SWEAT has officially won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  (more...)

Who Will Win the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Today's the day! The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 10 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

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