MURDER FOR TWO Brings Music, Mayhem and Murder to Park Square TonightMURDER FOR TWO Brings Music, Mayhem and Murder to Park Square Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

Park Square continues its 41st season next month with the Minnesota premiere of the musical comedy MURDER FOR TWO on the Andy Boss Thrust Stage. The whodunit by Kellen Blair (book and lyrics) and Joe Kinosian (book and music) is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder. In this hilarious 90-minute show, two performers play thirteen roles -- not to mention the piano -- in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Brings Music, Mayhem and Murder to Park Square TonightMURDER FOR TWO Brings Music, Mayhem and Murder to Park Square Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Park Square continues its 41st season next month with the Minnesota premiere of the musical comedy MURDER FOR TWO on the Andy Boss Thrust Stage. The whodunit by Kellen Blair (book and lyrics) and Joe Kinosian (book and music) is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder. In this hilarious 90-minute show, two performers play thirteen roles -- not to mention the piano -- in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. (more...)

AKEELAH AND THE BEE Stage Adaptation Coming to Arena StageAKEELAH AND THE BEE Stage Adaptation Coming to Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Fresh off its world-premiere run in Minneapolis, where Star Tribune declared "Akeelah and the Bee triumphs," Children's Theatre Company's new production about an 11-year-old spelling prodigy comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. The show is adapted for the stage by veteran playwright Cheryl L. West (Arena's Pullman Porter Blues, Jar the Floor), who partners with celebrated director Charles Randolph-Wright (director of Broadway's Motown and an inaugural resident playwright with Arena Stage, where he premiered his play Love in Afghanistan). Akeelah and the Bee runs November 13-December 27, 2015 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

KC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins 10/16KC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2015-16 season and its commitment to the creation of unforgettable new plays with the WORLD PREMIERE of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, written by and starring Michael Benjamin Washington and directed by the critically acclaimed Lucie Tiberghien. This story is more than relevant. It's riveting. Those who stand up for equality in 2015 are following in the footsteps of Bayard Rustin, the lesser known but powerfully influential civil rights leader who orchestrated the March on Washington and stepped forward himself as an openly gay man at a time when few had the courage to do so. In this ode, an exiled Rustin masterminds 'a tribute to the ancestors' 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This exciting production begins Friday, Oct. 16 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 15 at KC Rep's Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. (more...)

Park Theatre Announces Complete Schedule for 2016 SeasonPark Theatre Announces Complete Schedule for 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

As Park Theatre enters its third year, Artistic Director Jez Bond today announces its new season of work, including seven new writing world premieres alongside a number of exciting revivals, and a brand new British musical. (more...)

Alliance Theatre's TUCK EVERLASTING and BULL DURHAM, Will Swenson & More Among Nominees for Atlanta's 2015 Suzi Bass AwardsAlliance Theatre's TUCK EVERLASTING and BULL DURHAM, Will Swenson & More Among Nominees for Atlanta's 2015 Suzi Bass Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

This evening, Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2014-2015 Atlanta professional theatrical season. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Horizon Theatre. Guest announcers included the ladies of The Weird Sisters Theatre Project: Kelly Criss, Veronika Duerr, Jaclyn Hofmann, Tiffany Porter, and Megan Rose. (more...)

KC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins TonightKC Rep's World Premiere of BLUEPRINTS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2015-16 season and its commitment to the creation of unforgettable new plays with the WORLD PREMIERE of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, written by and starring Michael Benjamin Washington and directed by the critically acclaimed Lucie Tiberghien. This story is more than relevant. It's riveting. Those who stand up for equality in 2015 are following in the footsteps of Bayard Rustin, the lesser known but powerfully influential civil rights leader who orchestrated the March on Washington and stepped forward himself as an openly gay man at a time when few had the courage to do so. In this ode, an exiled Rustin masterminds 'a tribute to the ancestors' 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This exciting production begins tonight, Oct. 16 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 15 at KC Rep's Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. (more...)

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

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

Aurora Theatre Company to Present DETROIT, 6/19-7/19Aurora Theatre Company to Present DETROIT, 6/19-7/19
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's (Anna Bella Eema, Airline Highway) wicked Obie-winning satire about our uncertain economic times, DETROIT. Josh Costello (Wittenberg) directs this explosive dark comedy, featuring Amy Resnick (Body Awareness, Collapse), Jeff Garrett, Luisa Frasconi, and Patrick Kelly Jones (Metamorphosis), that brilliantly captures our current economic moment. DETROIT plays June 19 through July 19 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Actors Co-op Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, Now thru 6/14Actors Co-op Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, Now thru 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Actors Co-op is thrilled to announce its fifth and final show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, by Mark Brown (based on the novel by Jules Verne), produced by Thomas Chavira and directed by Rhonda Kohl. AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS will preview tonight, May 6 and Thursday, May 7 at 8pm and will open on Friday, May 8 at 8pm and run through Sunday, June 14 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/29/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/29/2015
by BWW - Mar 29, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/29/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

New Musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Close George Street Playhouse's SeasonNew Musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Close George Street Playhouse's Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that a new musical, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, will close their current season, bowing April 22 and running through May 17, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/22/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/22/2015
by BWW - Mar 22, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/22/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Actors Co-Op's MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!Photo Flash: First Look- Actors Co-Op's MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2015

Actors Co-op presents Athol Fugard's spellbinding My Children! My Africa!, produced by Catherine Gray and directed by Inger Tudor. My Children! My Africa! opened on March 20 and runs through May 3 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. Check out the first production photos below! (more...)

Actors Co-op's MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! Begins TonightActors Co-op's MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Actors Co-op has announced its fourth show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with Athol Fugard's spellbinding My Children! My Africa!, produced by Catherine Gray and directed by Inger Tudor. My Children! My Africa! will preview tonight, March 18 and Thursday, March 19 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 20 at 8pm and run through Sunday, May 3 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Park Square's 2015-16 Theatre Season Features Two World PremieresPark Square's 2015-16 Theatre Season Features Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Midway through its first season producing on two stages, Park Square Theatre shows no sign of slowing down with its 2015-2016 theatre season. In addition to a range of area and regional premieres, the company is commissioning two brand new works - one for each stage - from Joel Sass (Great Expectations) and Christina Ham and Regina Marie Williams (Nina Simone: Four Women). The line-up also includes the first Midwest licensed production of an ingenious miniature musical that will delight mystery lovers, two family-friendly holiday treats, and new productions by two of Park Square's Theatres in Residence, Sandbox Theatre and Theatre Pro Rata. The season will conclude with a flash of mature flesh as nine leading actresses bare all in Calendar Girls by Tom Firth. (more...)

Winner of Inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award Announced!Winner of Inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have announced Corey Mitchell, Theater Arts Teacher at the Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, N.C., as the winner of the inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Award. This year's finalists were Marianne Adams, Director of Education at the Grandstreet Theatre School in Helena, Mont., and Donald Hicken, Theatre Department Director at the Baltimore School for the Arts in Baltimore, Md. (more...)

The Tony Awards' And Carnegie Mellon University Announce Winner And Finalists For Theatre Education AwardThe Tony Awards' And Carnegie Mellon University Announce Winner And Finalists For Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

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Aurora Theatre Company Presents DETROIT, Now thru 7/19Aurora Theatre Company Presents DETROIT, Now thru 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's (Anna Bella Eema, Airline Highway) wicked Obie-winning satire about our uncertain economic times, DETROIT. Josh Costello (Wittenberg) directs this explosive dark comedy, featuring Amy Resnick (Body Awareness, Collapse), Jeff Garrett, Luisa Frasconi, and Patrick Kelly Jones (Metamorphosis), that brilliantly captures our current economic moment. DETROIT plays tonight, June 19 through July 19 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. (more...)

MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! to Transfer to Trafalgar 2MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! to Transfer to Trafalgar 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

When Roger Mortimer and Debrorah Edgington's production of Athol Fugard's My Children! My Africa! opened at The Tristan Bates Theatre in April this year, it was greeted with universal and unqualified praise.  It also picked up four Off West End Nominations, which included one for each member of the cast.  This summer it transfers to Trafalgar Studios for a full four week run. (more...)

THE GOD GAFFE to Receive World Premiere at FringeNYCTHE GOD GAFFE to Receive World Premiere at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

THE GOD GAFFE, a new play by John William Schiffbauer, will make its world premiere in the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW Starts Tonight at Atlantic Theater CompanyDominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW Starts Tonight at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Dominique Morisseau's play SKELETON CREW, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson and featuring Jason Dirden, Wendell B. Franklin, Lynda Gravatt, Nikiya Mathis and Adesola Osakalumi. SKELETON CREW begins previews tonight, January 6, officially opens Tuesday, January 19, and plays a limited engagement through Sunday, February 14, 2016 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16 Street). (more...)

Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW Opens Tonight at Atlantic Theater CompanyDominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW Opens Tonight at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Dominique Morisseau's play SKELETON CREW, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson and featuring Jason Dirden, Wendell B. Franklin, Lynda Gravatt, Nikiya Mathis and Adesola Osakalumi. SKELETON CREW officially opens tonight, January 19, and plays a limited engagement through Sunday, February 14, 2016 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16 Street). (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's SKELETON CREW Will Transfer to Linda Gross Theater This MayAtlantic Theater Company's SKELETON CREW Will Transfer to Linda Gross Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) just announced that following its critically acclaimed, sold out world premiere production at Stage 2, Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, will transfer this spring Off Broadway to Atlantic's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street). (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's SKELETON CREW Will Transfer to Linda Gross Theater This SpringAtlantic Theater Company's SKELETON CREW Will Transfer to Linda Gross Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that following its critically acclaimed, sold out world premiere production at Stage 2, Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, will transfer this spring Off Broadway to Atlantic's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street). (more...)

NYC Premiere of IDEATION to Close 59E59 Theaters' 5A SeasonNYC Premiere of IDEATION to Close 59E59 Theaters' 5A Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

59E59 Theaters will wrap up the 2015/2016 5A Season with the NYC premiere of IDEATION, written by Aaron Loeb and directed by Josh Costello. Produced by San Francisco Playhouse, IDEATION begins performances on Saturday, March 5 through Sunday, April 17. Opening Night is Tuesday, March 15 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; and Sunday at 3 PM. Please note there is no performance on Saturday, March 6 at 2 PM.  Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY, Starring Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More, Begins TonightEncores! CABIN IN THE SKY, Starring Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Harvey Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, and J.D. Webster star in Vernon Duke and John Latouche's jazz-filled fable CABIN IN THE SKY, running for seven performances for Encores! at New York City Center, tonight, February 10, through February 14. (more...)

The Wilma Theater Continues 2015-16 season with New Stoppard Play THE HARD PROBLEMThe Wilma Theater Continues 2015-16 season with New Stoppard Play THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Tom Stoppard's first new play since Rock 'n' Roll introduces us to Hilary, a 22-year-old psychology student applying for a coveted position with the Krohl Institute for Brain Science. As Hilary prays for strength to move beyond personal regrets, she passionately explores the blurred lines between science and psychology with her colleagues and her sometimes-lover Spike. Ethics are called into question as they delve into the 'hard problem' of consciousness versus gray matter, and debate whether altruism even exists. Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre in London, the Wilma-'America's foremost interpreter of the playwright's work' (Philadelphia Magazine)-is proud to be among the first to bring The Hard Problem to U.S. audiences. (more...)

Breaking News: Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More to Lead Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY; 1776, DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Creative Teams SetBreaking News: Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More to Lead Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY; 1776, DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Creative Teams Set
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced the creative teams for New York City Center's 2016 Encores! season. J. Bernard Calloway, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, and J.D. Webster will star in Vernon Duke and John Latouche's jazz?filled fable Cabin in the Sky, running for seven performances at City Center from February 10-14. The 1940 musical will be directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago?Hudson with choreography by Camille A. Brown. (more...)

Jason Dirden, Wendell B. Franklin & More Will Lead Premiere of Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at Atlantic Theater Company Jason Dirden, Wendell B. Franklin & More Will Lead Premiere of Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at Atlantic Theater Company 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) just announced complete casting for the world premiere of Dominique Morisseau's playSkeleton Crew, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson and featuring Jason Dirden, Wendell B. Franklin, Lynda Gravatt, Nikiya Mathis and Adesola Osakalumi. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at Atlantic TheaterPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has confirmed complete casting for the world premiere of Dominique Morisseau's play Skeleton Crew, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson and featuring Jason Dirden, Wendell B. Franklin, Lynda Gravatt,Nikiya Mathis and Adesola Osakalumi. Check out a first look at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

TUCK EVERLASTING, Will Swenson and More Among 2014-15 Suzi Bass Award Nominees; Full List!TUCK EVERLASTING, Will Swenson and More Among 2014-15 Suzi Bass Award Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Tonight, the Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2014-2015 Atlanta professional theatrical season to theatre patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Horizon Theatre. Guest announcers included the ladies of The Weird Sisters Theatre Project: Kelly Criss, Veronika Duerr, Jaclyn Hofmann, Tiffany Porter, and Megan Rose. Among the notable nominees are Broadway-bound TUCK EVERLASTING and stage vet Will Swenson, who starred in BULL DURHAM at the Alliance. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

LITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 SeasonLITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company proudly announces the lineup for its 24th season. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Brings Music, Mayhem and Murder to Park Square This FallMURDER FOR TWO Brings Music, Mayhem and Murder to Park Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Park Square continues its 41st season next month with the Minnesota premiere of the musical comedy MURDER FOR TWO on the Andy Boss Thrust Stage. The whodunit by Kellen Blair (book and lyrics) and Joe Kinosian (book and music) is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder. In this hilarious 90-minute show, two performers play thirteen roles -- not to mention the piano -- in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. (more...)

Interview with Director: Patricia McGregorInterview with Director: Patricia McGregor
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Aug 25, 2015

Education dramaturg Ted Sod speaks to Patricia McGregor about directing Ugly Lies the Bone. Ted Sod: Where were you born and educated? When and how did you realize you wanted to become a theatre director?  Did any teachers have a profound influence on you? (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE GOD GAFFE at FringeNYCPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for THE GOD GAFFE at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

THE GOD GAFFE, a new play by John William Schiffbauer, will make its world premiere in the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

Jordan Dean, Lance Coadie Williams & Zoe Winters Will Join Patti LuPone & Michael Urie in LCT's SHOWS FOR DAYSJordan Dean, Lance Coadie Williams & Zoe Winters Will Join Patti LuPone & Michael Urie in LCT's SHOWS FOR DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Jordan Dean, Lance Coadie Williams, and Zoe Winters will join Patti LuPone, Dale Soules, and Michael Urie in its upcoming production of SHOWS FOR DAYS, a new play by Douglas Carter Beane, to be directed by Jerry Zaks. The production will begin performances Saturday evening, June 6 and open on Monday, June 29 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

'MASTER HAROLD'… AND THE BOYS to Run This Summer at Aurora Theatre'MASTER HAROLD'… AND THE BOYS to Run This Summer at Aurora Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 24th season with Athol Fugard's (Blood Knot, My Children! My Africa!) modern classic "MASTER HAROLD"… and the boys, running June 17-July 17, 2016.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/05/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/05/2015
by BWW - Apr 5, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/05/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Mosaic Theater to Close Inaugural Season with WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMERMosaic Theater to Close Inaugural Season with WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC's Inaugural Season arrives at a climactic finale with the lively and comedic Off-Broadway hit, When January Feels Like Summer, written by Cori Thomas and directed by Mosaic Theater Managing Director & Producer Serge Seiden (Bad Jews, Apple Family Plays). (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse's IDEATION Headed Off-Broadway This SeasonSan Francisco Playhouse's IDEATION Headed Off-Broadway This Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

San Francisco Playhouse is thrilled to announce that its production of Ideation, which had its world premiere at the Playhouse and won the 2014 prestigious William Glickman playwriting award, will move to New York City, playing Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters as part of their 2015-16 5A series. Josh Costello will direct. This is the second consecutive year that a San Francisco Playhouse production has been invited to participate in the 5A series in New York. Last season the Playhouse's commissioned play Bauer by Lauren Gunderson, another world premiere, was a hit at 59E59. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/26/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/26/2015
by BWW - Apr 26, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/26/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

The Wilma Theater to Close 2014-15 Season with ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEADThe Wilma Theater to Close 2014-15 Season with ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

In Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which will mark the Wilma's 11th production of a work by Tom Stoppard, minor characters take center stage as they journey on a boat taking Prince Hamlet to England with players from the royal court. As these characters unknowingly sail to a fate Shakespeare has already scripted for them, arguments of free will and determinism abound, all set to the constant travel game of flipping coins. In this battle of wits, Stoppard's characteristic wordplay and case of mistaken identities create a spectacle that's philosophical, clownish, and complete with a pirate-ambush. (more...)

Valerie Vigoda and Wade McCollum Lead ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES M, Beginning Tonight at George StreetValerie Vigoda and Wade McCollum Lead ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES M, Beginning Tonight at George Street
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that a new musical, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, will close their current season, bowing tonight, April 22 and running through May 17, 2015. (more...)

LITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 SeasonLITTLE ERIK World Premiere and More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company proudly announces the lineup for its 24th season. (more...)

Actors Co-op to Present AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, 5/6-6/14Actors Co-op to Present AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, 5/6-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Actors Co-op is thrilled to announce its fifth and final show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, by Mark Brown (based on the novel by Jules Verne), produced by Thomas Chavira and directed by Rhonda Kohl. AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS will preview on Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday, May 7 at 8pm and will open on Friday, May 8 at 8pm and run through Sunday, June 14 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/19/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW - Apr 19, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

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

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

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/12/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/12/2015
by BWW - Apr 12, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/12/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Charlayne Woodard, Chris Myers & More to Star in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' WAR at LCT3Charlayne Woodard, Chris Myers & More to Star in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' WAR at LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Austin Durant, Reggie Gowland, Chris Myers, Rachel Nicks, Michele Shay, Lance Coadie Williams, and Charlayne Woodard will be featured in the upcoming LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.  WAR will begin performances Saturday, May 21; open Monday, June 6; and run for six weeks only through Sunday, July 3 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65th Street).  (more...)

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