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...)

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

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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...)

Neil LaBute's DIRTY WEEKEND Among TRIBECA Film Fest's Spotlight, Midnight Selections & Special ScreeningsNeil LaBute's DIRTY WEEKEND Among TRIBECA Film Fest's Spotlight, Midnight Selections & Special Screenings
by Movies News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screening sections as well as work in progress screenings. (more...)

TFF Sets Spotlight Midnight & Special Screenings LineupsTFF Sets Spotlight Midnight & Special Screenings Lineups
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screening sections as well as work in progress screenings. The 14th edition of the Festival will take place from April 15 to April 26 in New York City. (more...)

STAGES St. Louis Adds 6/21 Performance of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFESTAGES St. Louis Adds 6/21 Performance of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

STAGES St. Louis celebrates its 100th production with Smokey Joe's Cafe, from the legendary rock and roll songwriting team, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The show will run through June 28 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. Due to an unprecedented advance in sales, STAGES has added a performance to the original schedule on Sunday, June 21st at 7:30 pm. (more...)

People's Light to Close Out 40th Season with STELLA & LOU, 7/15-8/23People's Light to Close Out 40th Season with STELLA & LOU, 7/15-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

People's Light presents Bruce Graham's Stella and Lou running July 15 through August 23, 2015. Associate Artistic Director Pete Pryor directs. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.  For tickets, call 610.644.3500 or visit peopleslight.org. (more...)

THE KILROYS Reveal 2015's 'THE LIST'THE KILROYS Reveal 2015's 'THE LIST'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Following a record-breaking year of success for female and trans* playwrights, LA-based playwright/producer collective THE KILROYS has released its second annual LIST of industry-recommended new plays. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends Chicago Run Into 2016MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends Chicago Run Into 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Million Dollar Quartet, the longest-running Broadway musical production in Chicago's history, has been extended through January 17, 2016.  With over 2,000 performances and nearly 7 smash years in Chicago, the Tony Award-winning rock 'n' roll musical holds the record for the longest-running Broadway musical in Chicago.  A new block of tickets, for performance from September 30, 2015-January 17, 2016 will go on sale on Friday, July 17, 2016. (more...)

BWW Reviews: EVAN STERN & STEVE ROSS Are Utterly Charming at The Player's Club In Examining Southern Influence On the Songs of Johnny MercerBWW Reviews: EVAN STERN & STEVE ROSS Are Utterly Charming at The Player's Club In Examining Southern Influence On the Songs of Johnny Mercer
by Alix Cohen - Jul 1, 2015

Monday night at the upstairs library at The Player's Club, young actor/vocalist Evan Stern collaborated with one of cabaret's treasures, the veteran pianist/arranger/vocalist Steve Ross on a show illuminating the influence of a southern upbringing on the work of iconic songwriter and Savannah, Georgia native Johnny Mercer. The piece was beautifully put together with Stern's intermittent repartee (never dropping a musical stitch), reflecting his skills as an actor as well as a writer. (more...)

Harlem Stage to Present World Premiere of STRANGER ON EARTHHarlem Stage to Present World Premiere of STRANGER ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Harlem Stage will present the world premiere of Stranger on Earth, from OBIE-winning playwright and interdisciplinary performing artist Carl Hancock Rux. The production, which anchors Harlem Stage's The Year of James Baldwincentenary celebration and exemplifies the institution's commitment to honoring artists of color-past, present and future-imagines a chance meeting between James Baldwin and Dinah Washington, two of the era's most iconic African Americans, at a Harlem jazz lounge in 1963. Commissioned and produced by Harlem Stage, Rux draws from Baldwin's landmark essays to create a work that addresses race, identity and the future of a world that both Baldwin and Washington struggled to understand and inhabit. Rux performs Stranger on Earth with vocalist Marcelle Davies Lashley, who interprets Washington's songs, against the backdrop of an arresting video montage by Onome Ekeh. (more...)

Kevin Gates Announces I Don't Get Tired (#IDGT) Tour in Support of New Mixtape 'LUCA BRASI 2' Kevin Gates Announces I Don't Get Tired (#IDGT) Tour in Support of New Mixtape 'LUCA BRASI 2'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic recording artist Kevin Gates has announced a U.S. headline tour dubbed the I Don't Get Tired (#IDGT) Tour (more...)

Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening TonightRon Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez opens tonight, January 23, 2015 at George Street Playhouse. The production runs through February 15, 2015 Directed by Seret Scott, the cast features Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber. (more...)

THE RAINMAKER, 'WONDERFUL LIFE', 'RIPPED' and More Set for American Blues Theater's 2015-16 SeasonTHE RAINMAKER, 'WONDERFUL LIFE', 'RIPPED' and More Set for American Blues Theater's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside is proud to announce American Blues Theater's 2015 -- 2016 30th Anniversary Season, "Seeing is Believing." All main stage performances take place at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

Pontine Theatre to Present NEW ENGLAND UTOPIA, 2/6-8Pontine Theatre to Present NEW ENGLAND UTOPIA, 2/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

February 6-8, Pontine Theatre presents New England Utopia: Transcendental Communities. Performances are offered Friday @7:30pm, Saturday @4pm, and Sunday @2pm Tickets are $24 and may be purchased online at www.pontine.org. Pontine's West End Studio Theatre is located at 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth NH. Contact Pontine: info@pontine.org / 603-436-6660 (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces Tenth Public Simulcast, LA BOHÈME, 3/21Dallas Opera Announces Tenth Public Simulcast, LA BOHÈME, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The Dallas Opera, in partnership with AT&T Stadium and with support from our founding sponsor, The Dallas Foundation, is extremely proud to announce the company's fourth stadium simulcast—and the tenth free Dallas Opera simulcast since 2010—scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX (home of the Dallas Cowboys). (more...)

Puccini's LA BOHEME Will Be The Dallas Opera's 10th Public Simulcast This SpringPuccini's LA BOHEME Will Be The Dallas Opera's 10th Public Simulcast This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Dallas Opera, in partnership with AT&T Stadium and with support from our founding sponsor, The Dallas Foundation, is extremely proud to announce the company's fourth stadium simulcast -- and the tenth free Dallas Opera simulcast since 2010 -- scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX (home of the Dallas Cowboys). (more...)

Photo Flash: New Look at American Theater Company's THE ROYALEPhoto Flash: New Look at American Theater Company's THE ROYALE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Check out new photos below! (more...)

7 Blue Ridge Blockbusters: 'Asheville Is Hollywood Hot In 20157 Blue Ridge Blockbusters: 'Asheville Is Hollywood Hot In 2015
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

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Gettysburg Community Theatre to Welcome Jessi Adams & Brian Colgan, 2/28Gettysburg Community Theatre to Welcome Jessi Adams & Brian Colgan, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Gettysburg Community Theatre is always searching for new ways to reach new audiences as well as entertain and educate local audiences. On Saturday, February 28th at 7pm, GCT will present two local favorites from Hanover, PA, songwriter's Jessi Adams and Brian Colgan who will perform their original songs with piano and guitar at a one night only special event benefitting GCT, a non-profit organization located at 49 York Street in downtown Gettysburg. Tickets are $18 reserved seating. Complimentary wine reception begins at 7pm with concert to follow. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet's 2015-16 Season to Feature Final 'NUTCRACKER,' World Premieres & MoreJoffrey Ballet's 2015-16 Season to Feature Final 'NUTCRACKER,' World Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, announces an epic 60th Anniversary Season of Celebration in 2015-16 including three World Premieres, the North American Premiere of Sylvia by John Neumeier, the Joffrey Premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's Fool's Paradise, and the return of Frederick Ashton's lavish Cinderella. Notably, 2015 will mark the farewell season of Robert Joffrey's The Nutcracker. The Joffrey has commissioned Christopher Wheeldon, whose An American in Paris is Broadway-bound this spring, to re-envision a major new Nutcracker to receive its World Premiere here in December 2016. (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...)

South Jersey Jazz Society to Present Paul Jost's SPRINGSTEEN REIMAGINED, 9/18South Jersey Jazz Society to Present Paul Jost's SPRINGSTEEN REIMAGINED, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

On Friday, September 18th, the South Jersey Jazz Society presents Paul Jost's "Springsteen Reimagined" concert at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, in Somers Point, NJ. (more...)

FOR HER AS A PIANO Premiere to Launch Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 2015-16 Season; Lineup Announced!FOR HER AS A PIANO Premiere to Launch Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 2015-16 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Pegasus Theatre Chicago just announced its 2015-16 season, kicking off this fall with the world premiere drama FOR HER AS A PIANO by Nambi E. Kelley, playwright of the critically acclaimed 2014 hit Native Son. (more...)

FOR HER AS A PIANO to Make World Premiere at Pegasus Theatre This FallFOR HER AS A PIANO to Make World Premiere at Pegasus Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is pleased to launch its 2015-16 season with the world premiere drama FOR HER AS A PIANO by Nambi E. Kelley, playwright of the critically acclaimed 2014 hit Native Son, featuring music by Jaret Landon and directed by Producing Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan. Produced in association with Goodman Theatre and Chicago Dramatists, FOR HER AS A PIANO will play September 30 - November 1, 2015 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!Chicago's Jeff Awards Nominees Announced - Shoshana Bean, Megan McGinnis & More in the Running!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Chicago stage, TV and film star Michael Shannon did the honor of announcing the nominees for the 2014-2015 Equity Jeff Awards. A video of the presentation is available at www.JeffAwards.org. (more...)

Saycon Sengbloh & More Will Join Lupita Nyong'o in ECLIPSED at The PublicSaycon Sengbloh & More Will Join Lupita Nyong'o in ECLIPSED at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of ECLIPSED, written by Danai Gurira. Directed by Obie Award winner Liesl Tommy and featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o in her New York stage debut, this powerful story of survival and resilience begins previews at The Public Theater Tuesday, September 29 and runs through Sunday, November 8, with an official press opening on Wednesday, October 14. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker to Lead Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE at The Public; Cast Set!Becky Ann Baker to Lead Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere of BARBECUE, written by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. Directed by Kent Gash, BARBECUE begins previews on Tuesday, September 22 and runs through Sunday, November 1, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 8. (more...)

BWW Previews: World Premiere of AUTUMN at Crossroads Theatre in New BrunswickBWW Previews: World Premiere of AUTUMN at Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 3, 2015

'Autumn' a World Premiere drama by Richard Wesley will be onstage at Crossroads Theatre Company from April 23rd through May 3rd. (more...)

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