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BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of NATIVE SON at Court TheatreBWW TV: First Look at Highlights of NATIVE SON at Court Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 23, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater have extended the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run through October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NATIVE SON, Now Playing at Court TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at NATIVE SON, Now Playing at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater have extended the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run through October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Court Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SONCourt Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater announce an extension to the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run September 11 - October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Emerson Theatre Collaborative to Present HOUR FARTHER, 10/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC), in association with Black Stars of the Great White Way - a Chapman Roberts and Richard Allen Center for Art & Culture, announces its production of the play, Hour Farther written by David Horace Greer, directed by Camilla Ross, and starring renowned stage and screen actor and singer, Kirk Taylor. Most recently, Mr. Taylor had the honor of working alongside the late Robin Williams and Mila Kunis in the film, The Angriest Man In Brooklyn directed by Phillip Alden Robinson. (more...)

William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic DirectorWilliam Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Adaptation of NATIVE SON, Now thru 10/12Court Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Adaptation of NATIVE SON, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert and American Blues Theater present the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will run today, September 11 - October 12, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

NATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th SeasonNATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Court Theatre announces its 60th season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. The company's ambitious 2014/15 season will feature the World Premiere of Native Son adapted from Richard Wright's classic novel by Nambi E. Kelley and co-produced with American Blues Theater; Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell; Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; and the World Premiere of Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's The Good Book, directed by Lisa Peterson. Closing out the anniversary season is Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's The Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell with music direction by Doug Peck. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Present THE MOUSETRAP, 11/7-12/14Northlight Theatre to Present THE MOUSETRAP, 11/7-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, directed by Jonathan Berry. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from November 7 - December 14, 2014. The press opening is Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Emerson Theatre Collaborative Presents HOUR FARTHER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC), in association with Black Stars of the Great White Way - a Chapman Roberts and Richard Allen Center for Art & Culture, announces its production of the play, Hour Farther written by David Horace Greer, directed by Camilla Ross, and starring renowned stage and screen actor and singer, Kirk Taylor. Most recently, Mr. Taylor had the honor of working alongside the late Robin Williams and Mila Kunis in the film, The Angriest Man In Brooklyn directed by Phillip Alden Robinson. (more...)

New Biography THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK is ReleasedNew Biography THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

MT. CARMEL, Ill. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for American Blues Theater's YANKEE TAVERN and SIDEMANCast, Creative Team Set for American Blues Theater's YANKEE TAVERN and SIDEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the casts for the 2015 productions of Steven Dietz's Yankee Tavern, February 20 - March 22, 2015, directed by Joanie Schultz and Warren Leight's Sideman, April 24 - May 24, 2015,directed by Jonathan Berry. All productions take place at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents THE MOUSETRAP, Now thru 12/14Northlight Theatre Presents THE MOUSETRAP, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, directed by Jonathan Berry. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from tonight, November 7 - December 14, 2014. The press opening is Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Shaun Taylor-Corbett to be Honored by Association on American Indian AffairsShaun Taylor-Corbett to be Honored by Association on American Indian Affairs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Broadway's Shaun Taylor- Corbett (currently starring as Frankie Valli in the Jersey Boys National Tour) will be recognized by the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) for his outstanding contributions to the arts and his community. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center Announces Philip Seymour Hoffman Scholarship FundGeva Theatre Center Announces Philip Seymour Hoffman Scholarship Fund
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

?On February 5, Geva Theatre Center joined with the Broadway theatre community to dim its lights in honor of the life and work of Rochester's Native Son, Philip Seymour Hoffman. This is one of the more touching traditions of the theatrical profession, and the ultimate acknowledgement that a person has earned a place in theatre history. (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Includes Chimayo Dichos, a Poetry Performance, Small Business Saturday and MoreThis Week at Bookworks Includes Chimayo Dichos, a Poetry Performance, Small Business Saturday and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

This week's events at Bookworks are below. For more information, visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

AAIA Honors Native American Leaders, Screen Three Short Films Tonight's ReceptionAAIA Honors Native American Leaders, Screen Three Short Films Tonight's Reception
by Movies News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA), the oldest Native American service and advocacy organization in the country, has its roots in New York City. Started in 1922 and incorporated in New York, AAIA returns to the City each November for its Annual Meeting of the Members, Native Film Showcase and Honoring Reception. This year, we recognize three prominent Native American leaders at a cocktail reception tonight, November 20, 2014 at 6:00 PM. (more...)

Bourbon County Launches Mobile-Friendly Property Tax Payment ServiceBourbon County Launches Mobile-Friendly Property Tax Payment Service
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

The Bourbon County Treasurer's Office partnered with the Information Network of Kansas (INK) to provide online access to property tax payments through the Kansas Property Tax Payment service. The Kansas Property Tax Payment application allows taxpayers to make property tax payments from their desktop or mobile device. INK operates under a self-funded model, and no appropriated dollars were used to develop and maintain the payment service. (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Features Baseball in Post-War ABQ, The Bobby Blog, and MoreThis Week at Bookworks Features Baseball in Post-War ABQ, The Bobby Blog, and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

This week's events at Bookworks are below. For more information visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

AAIA to Honor Native American Leaders, Screen Three Short Films at 11/20 ReceptionAAIA to Honor Native American Leaders, Screen Three Short Films at 11/20 Reception
by Movies News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

The Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA), the oldest Native American service and advocacy organization in the country, has its roots in New York City. Started in 1922 and incorporated in New York, AAIA returns to the City each November for its Annual Meeting of the Members, Native Film Showcase and Honoring Reception. This year, we recognize three prominent Native American leaders at a cocktail reception on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6:00 PM. Immediately following the reception, there will be an evening of entertainment featuring three short films, the screening of the inspiring documentary film, Playground of the Native Son, which tells the story of the Hominy Indian football team who played and defeated the World Champion New York Giants in the 1920's as well as performances by Martha Redbone and Shaun Taylor-Corbett, accompanied by Marisa Quinn. Documentary filmmaker Celia Xavier will introduce the feature film. Doors to the theater will open at 7:00 pm (start time 7:30). Performances and screenings are Free and Open to the Public. Seating is first come, first served. (more...)

The BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Nominations for 2014 Are Announced: CST's ROAD SHOW, Hypocrites' ALL OUR TRAGIC, Big Noise's RAGTIME, Goodman and More Lead the Way!The BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Nominations for 2014 Are Announced: CST's ROAD SHOW, Hypocrites' ALL OUR TRAGIC, Big Noise's RAGTIME, Goodman and More Lead the Way!
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com is proud once again to announce the nominations for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, Chicago's only comprehensive, fan-voted theater awards, now in our 5th fantastic year. (more...)

This November at Bookworks Includes Valerie Plame, Poetry, Winner of the Tony Hillerman Award and MoreThis November at Bookworks Includes Valerie Plame, Poetry, Winner of the Tony Hillerman Award and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

This November's events at Bookworks are below. For more information on any event, visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

Otoe-Missouria Tribe Sponsors Native Son, MMA Champion Johny HendricksOtoe-Missouria Tribe Sponsors Native Son, MMA Champion Johny Hendricks
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

RED ROCK, Okla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ American Web Loan, a tribal lending entity wholly owned by The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, today announced its sponsorship of Native Son and Mixed Martial Arts Welterweight Champion Johny 'Bigg Rigg' Hendricks. Hendricks, a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, is rated as one of the top fighters in the world. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Scott Alan, Marilyn Maye, LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA and More!WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Scott Alan, Marilyn Maye, LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 6, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Scott Alan releases his new EP today, Marilyn Maye tributes Johnny Carson at 54 Below, and THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES returns off-Broadway -- in Spanish! (more...)

Less Time in the Car, More at the Beach - Visit Cape Ann This Summer for a Vacation to RememberLess Time in the Car, More at the Beach - Visit Cape Ann This Summer for a Vacation to Remember
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

GLOUCESTER, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ PR for Gloucester, working in partnership with the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, is delighted to announce the start of the Summer 2014 season on Cape Ann! Starting with the June 12 opening of the 35 th season of the Gloucester Stage Company, co-founded by award-winning playwright Israel Horovitz as a 'safe harbor for playwrights and new plays;' followed by the June 21-22 Cape Ann Artisans Tour offering extraordinary access to vibrant art studios across all four communities, this summer is going to be one to remember. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre to Host PARANORMAL IN POUGHKEEPSIE 10 Minute Play Festival, 6/6-8Half Moon Theatre to Host PARANORMAL IN POUGHKEEPSIE 10 Minute Play Festival, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Half Moon Theatre has announced that the theme of its fourth annual 10 Minute Play Festival is “Paranormal in Poughkeepsie.” The 10 Minute Play Festival, which runs June 6-8, 2014, is an evening of theatre comprised of a series of short plays, each 10 minutes in length and written by a different playwright. (more...)

Paul G. Berglund Releases SECOND CHANCEPaul G. Berglund Releases SECOND CHANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

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TelePacific Taps San Antonio Native SonTelePacific Taps San Antonio Native Son
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

TelePacific Communications, the leading business communications carrier that is in the middle of a sustained and aggressive expansion into the Texas marketplace has promoted San Antonio native Richard Ocejo to the leadership of its San Antonio office. Ocejo brings more than twenty years of local management experience to his new responsibilities, along with deep earned relationships with the local business community. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Vice Previews FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG, Season 2 FinaleVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Vice Previews FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG, Season 2 Finale
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Vice today presents a sneak preview of the highly anticipated Season Two finale of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang, which heads to Chengdu. In the episode, chef and New York Times bestselling author Eddie Huang tastes authentic Szechuan cuisine, cooks with Master Chef Yu Bo, and discusses how locals are working to defend tradition as modernization creeps in. Scroll down to check it out! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 19th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 19th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 19, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Passion,' 'Road Show' and 'Into The Woods' celebrate Sondheim's birthday, 'Dessa Rose' and 'Rent' rake in the reviews, Black Ensemble and Bailiwick announce spring shows, new musicals from Writers Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare, plus Ravinia and Court plan summers 2014 and 2015 and more.... (more...)

NATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK to Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th SeasonNATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK to Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Court Theatre announces its 60th season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. The company's ambitious 2014/15 season will feature the World Premiere of Native Son adapted from Richard Wright's classic novel by Nambi E. Kelley and co-produced with American Blues Theater; Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell; Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; and the World Premiere of Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's The Good Book, directed by Lisa Peterson. Closing out the anniversary season is Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's The Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell with music direction by Doug Peck. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre Hosts PARANORMAL IN POUGHKEEPSIE 10 Minute Play Festival This WeekendHalf Moon Theatre Hosts PARANORMAL IN POUGHKEEPSIE 10 Minute Play Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Half Moon Theatre has announced that the theme of its fourth annual 10 Minute Play Festival is "Paranormal in Poughkeepsie." The 10 Minute Play Festival, which runs this weekend, June 6-8, 2014, is an evening of theatre comprised of a series of short plays, each 10 minutes in length and written by a different playwright. (more...)

'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dies at 67'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dies at 67
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Emmy Award-winning actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as 'Anthony Bouvier' on TV's Designing Women, died on June 28th at the age of 67 (more...)

Rooftop Films Presents Florian Habicht's PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets, 8/7Rooftop Films Presents Florian Habicht's PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets, 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Rooftop Films is excited to present Florian Habicht's film PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets, with special guests Florian Habicht and PULP frontman Jarvis Cocker in attendance. One of the most influential bands to come out of the '90s, PULP is captured in the intimate and imaginative documentary as they prepare for the final show in their beloved hometown of Sheffield, England. The film will be released in theaters by Oscilloscope Laboratories in November. (more...)

BOXEO TELEMUNDO FORD Continues Summer Season 8/1BOXEO TELEMUNDO FORD Continues Summer Season 8/1
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

“Boxeo Telemundo Ford” continues its 2014 summer season this Friday live from the A La Carte Pavilion in Tampa, Florida as Native Son Daniel “El Alacrán” Lozano faces off against Mexico's Antonio Tostado García (more...)

BWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at TanglewoodBWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at Tanglewood
by Erica Miner - Jul 22, 2014

Few vocal performers of our day are as closely identified with American classical music as this renowned artist. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Adaptation of NATIVE SON, 9/11-10/12Court Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Adaptation of NATIVE SON, 9/11-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert and American Blues Theater present the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will run September 11 - October 12, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

'HANK WILLIAMS', SIDE MAN & More Set for American Blues Theater's 2014-15 Season'HANK WILLIAMS', SIDE MAN & More Set for American Blues Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside announces the American Blues Theater's Season 29 'Lost & Sound' at the 'Blue Bash,' their annual fundraiser, Thursday, Feb. 27 from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the office of Seyfarth Shaw, Suite 2400, 131 S. Dearborn. Complete performance schedules, venues, casting and ticket information will be announced at a later date. Flex passes for Season 29 'Lost & Sound' are available now. Details on each production are included in this release. For more information on the current and next season's productions visit americanbluestheater.com. Season 29 includes: (more...)

American Blues Theater Presents Annual Fundraiser BLUE BASH Tonight; Dina Bair & Steve Sanders to Co-HostAmerican Blues Theater Presents Annual Fundraiser BLUE BASH Tonight; Dina Bair & Steve Sanders to Co-Host
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, hosts 'Blue Bash,' their annual fundraiser, tonight, Feb. 27, 2014 from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the office of Seyfarth Shaw, Suite 2400, 131 S. Dearborn. (more...)

RICHARD WESLEY'S PLAYBOOK Set for Crossroads Theatre Company, 3/2RICHARD WESLEY'S PLAYBOOK Set for Crossroads Theatre Company, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Legacy Month, a celebration of Crossroads Theatre Company's history and contributions to the American cultural landscape, will continue with Richard Wesley's Playbook, a celebration of the prolific playwright and screenwriter's work with performances, video and testimonials on Sunday, March 2. (more...)

Jerod Haynes, Edward Lee Gibson & More to Star in ATC's THE ROYALE; New Schedule SetJerod Haynes, Edward Lee Gibson & More to Star in ATC's THE ROYALE; New Schedule Set
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

American Theater Company (ATC) announced today casting and a new performance schedule for its premiere of a revised version of The Royale by Orange is the New Black and Sons of Anarchy writer Marco Ramirez. (more...)

Deep Dish Theater to Host Annual New Play Workshop Next MonthDeep Dish Theater to Host Annual New Play Workshop Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Deep Dish Theater will present a developmental workshop of Native, a new play written by Ian Finley, January 14-18. Directed by Serena Ebhardt, the workshop continues the company's 14th season at University Mall. (more...)

Photo Flash: WE MUST BREATHE at Chicago's Victory Gardens TheaterPhoto Flash: WE MUST BREATHE at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater hosted We Must Breathe: A Response from Chicago Playwrights and Poets, a special event gathering members of Chicago's artistic community to share their views on discrimination, race and inequality and engage Chicagoans in a discussion about these social issues. We Must Breathe featured performances from poets and playwrights directed by Victory Gardens' Associate Artistic Producer Joanie Schultz, and a forum discussion on the performance topics, moderated by Congo Square Theatre's Artistic Director Samuel Roberson. The event was held last night, December 18, 2014 at 7:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Victory Gardens Presents WE MUST BREATHE Tonight in Response to Deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and MoreVictory Gardens Presents WE MUST BREATHE Tonight in Response to Deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater hosts We Must Breathe: A Response from Chicago Playwrights and Poets, a special event gathering members of Chicago's artistic community to share their views on discrimination, race and inequality and engage Chicagoans in a discussion about these social issues. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's 2014 List of Lists Roundup- Updating Live!BroadwayWorld's 2014 List of Lists Roundup- Updating Live!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2014

As we count down the last days of 2014, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their choices for their favorite productions of the year. With so many stellar plays, musicals, revivals and new works, both on Broadway and off, a slew of shows have gained recognition from the critics. Below, check out our roundup of 'Best of' lists for theatre this year. Be sure to check back later for new additions as they're released! (more...)

Victory Gardens to Present WE MUST BREATHE, Featuring Chicago Playwrights and PoetsVictory Gardens to Present WE MUST BREATHE, Featuring Chicago Playwrights and Poets
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater announces We Must Breathe: A Response from Chicago Playwrights and Poets, a special event gathering members of Chicago's artistic community to share their views on discrimination, race and inequality and engage Chicagoans in a discussion about these social issues. We Must Breathe features performances from poets and playwrights directed by Victory Gardens' Associate Artistic Producer Joanie Schultz, and a forum discussion on the performance topics, moderated by Congo Square Theatre's Artistic Director Samuel Roberson. The event is on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, and is free and open to the public. (more...)

BOXEO TELEMUNDO FORD Continues Summer Season TodayBOXEO TELEMUNDO FORD Continues Summer Season Today
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

“Boxeo Telemundo Ford” continues its 2014 summer season this Today live from the A La Carte Pavilion in Tampa, Florida as Native Son Daniel “El Alacrán” Lozano faces off against Mexico's Antonio Tostado García (more...)

New York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL, 4/23-24New York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL, 4/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

As part of New York Live Arts' second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time!, director Patricia McGregor (Katori Hall's Hurt Village, Marcus Gardley's The House That Will Not Stand) and actor Colman Domingo, of Lee Daniel's The Butler and Stew's Passing Strange,present the world premiere of Nothing Personal. This production, which shares the name of the exceptionally powerful 1964 volume by James Baldwin and renowned photographer Richard Avedon, brings the collaboration to life in a wrenchingly original stage adaptation. (more...)

New York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL TonightNew York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

As part of New York Live Arts' second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time!, director Patricia McGregor (Katori Hall's Hurt Village, Marcus Gardley's The House That Will Not Stand) and actor Colman Domingo, of Lee Daniel's The Butler and Stew's Passing Strange,present the world premiere of Nothing Personal. This production, which shares the name of the exceptionally powerful 1964 volume by James Baldwin and renowned photographer Richard Avedon, brings the collaboration to life in a wrenchingly original stage adaptation. (more...)

August Alsina's Testimony (NNTME/Def Jam) Reigns As The Top Artist Debut On The Billboard 200; Enters Soundscan R&B Chart At #1 And #2 Overall On First Week Sales Of 67,August Alsina's Testimony (NNTME/Def Jam) Reigns As The Top Artist Debut On The Billboard 200; Enters Soundscan R&B Chart At #1 And #2 Overall On First Week Sales Of 67,
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With first week sales of 67,000 copies, young New Orleans singer August Alsina enters at #1 on the Soundscan R&B chart and #2 on the overall chart with TESTIMONY, his debut album on NNTME/Def Jam Recordings (released April 15 th), an inspirational tale of survival in one of America's most treacherous cities.  The release of TESTIMONY came just three weeks after August wrapped up the successful 21-city 2 Good 2 Be T.R.U. U.S. tour starring 2 Chainz and Pusha T. (more...)

New York Live Arts Kicks Off LIVE IDEAS Festival 2014 - 'The Year of James Baldwin'New York Live Arts Kicks Off LIVE IDEAS Festival 2014 - 'The Year of James Baldwin'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

New York Live Arts today announced the schedule of its second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time! taking place today, April 23 - 27, 2014. (more...)

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