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Helen Chadwick Song Theatre to Present WAR CORRESPONDENTS, Oct 10-25Helen Chadwick Song Theatre to Present WAR CORRESPONDENTS, Oct 10-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Helen Chadwick Song Theatre presents: War Correspondents. Co-directed by Helen Chadwick and Steven Hoggett and composed by Helen Chadwick with creative Aassociate Miriam Nabarro, the show goes on a National Tour, 10th to 25th October 2014, with a stop at Stratford Circus on 10th and 11th October. Press night is Friday 10th October. (more...)

People's Light & Theatre Welcomes Abigail Adams as CEOPeople's Light & Theatre Welcomes Abigail Adams as CEO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

The Board of People's Light & Theatre has named Artistic Director, Abigail Adams, CEO of the organization as part of a carefully planned restructuring of the company's executive leadership. Ms. Adams will be joined by Ellen Anderson, General Manager & CFO, and Zak Berkman, Producing Director. (more...)

NoHo Arts Center Ensemble Opens World Premiere of THE RED ROOM Tonight, 9/28NoHo Arts Center Ensemble Opens World Premiere of THE RED ROOM Tonight, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) presents a world premiere play, THE RED ROOM, written by former WGA President Christopher Knopf and directed by NoHo Arts Center Artistic Director James J. Mellon. THE RED ROOM opens tonight, Friday, September 28 at 8pm and will run for six weeks through Sunday, October 28 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

NoHo Arts Center Ensemble Opens World Premiere of THE RED ROOM, 9/28NoHo Arts Center Ensemble Opens World Premiere of THE RED ROOM, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) presents a world premiere play, THE RED ROOM, written by former WGA President Christopher Knopf and directed by NoHo Arts Center Artistic Director James J. Mellon. THE RED ROOM will begin previews on Thursday, September 20 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 28 at 8pm and will run for six weeks through Today, October 28 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit Star in ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE at Noho Arts Center, 11/13-1/5Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit Star in ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE at Noho Arts Center, 11/13-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHoAce) presents a world premiere play, ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE, written and directed by Joshua Ravetch and starring four-time Golden Globe nominee Harry Hamlin and two-time Emmy winner Loretta Swit. ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE will preview on Tuesday, November 13 at 8pm; Wednesday, November 14 at 8pm; Thursday, November 15 at 8pm and will open on Friday, November 16 at 8pm and will run for eight weeks through Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS at Charing Cross TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

West End stars Gina Beck, Daniel Boys, David Burt and Eve Polycarpou are starring in a major new production of the hit revue Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited season from Thursday 16 October - Saturday 22 November. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Waterworks Company's GIDION'S KNOTTickets Now on Sale for Waterworks Company's GIDION'S KNOT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Tickets for Waterworks production of Gidion's Knot are on sale now to the general public. Gidion's Knot runs from November 28 - December 8, 2013 at Centre Culturel Georges-Vanier, 2450 Workman, 2nd Floor, Little Burgundy. (more...)

Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit Star in ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE at Noho Arts Center, Now thru Jan 5Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit Star in ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE at Noho Arts Center, Now thru Jan 5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHoAce) presents a world premiere play, ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE, written and directed by Joshua Ravetch and starring four-time Golden Globe nominee Harry Hamlin and two-time Emmy winner Loretta Swit. ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE will preview tonight, November 13 at 8pm; Wednesday, November 14 at 8pm; Thursday, November 15 at 8pm and will open on Friday, November 16 at 8pm and will run for eight weeks through Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Red Handed Theatre Presents THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, June 12Red Handed Theatre Presents THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, June 12
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

Red Handed Theatre Company will present Sheridan's most popular comedy, The School for Scandal, at the Park Theatre, London from the 12 June to the 7 July. Directed by Jessica Swale, this sparkling period production will come to life in one of London's newest venues before transferring to the Georgian Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds. (more...)

WATCHING GLORY Begins 5/15 at Canadian Rep TheatreWATCHING GLORY Begins 5/15 at Canadian Rep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Canadian Rep Theatre is currently rehearsing for the Toronto presentation of its world premiere production of Watching Glory Die written and performed in a solo tour de force role by Judith Thompson, one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights. Recently showcased at The CULTCH in Vancouver and directed by Artistic Director Ken Gass, this riveting portrait of three women inextricably linked by tragedy starts performances May 15 and runs to June 1 at Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. Tickets are available by calling 416.368.3110 or by visiting www.canadianrep.ca . (more...)

Rattlestick to Present Jessica Dickey's CHARLES IVES TAKE ME HOME, 5/29-6/29Rattlestick to Present Jessica Dickey's CHARLES IVES TAKE ME HOME, 5/29-6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere ofCharles Ives Take Me Home, written by Jessica Dickey and directed by Daniella Topol. Charles Ives Take Me Home will begin performances on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater at 224 Waverly Place. The official opening night is set forThursday, June 13 at 7pm. The production is scheduled to run through June 29. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Begins at Milwaukee Rep TonightONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Begins at Milwaukee Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore. Now, in a new musical event featuring more than a dozen singers and band members, playwright-director Randy Johnson creates 'a compelling portrait of an artist' (Culturemob) through the words, inspiration and music of one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals. One Night With Janis Joplin is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends and it runs in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse from tonight, May 3 - June 2, 2013 and opens on Monday, May 6, 2013. Packed with classic songs ('Piece Of My Heart,' 'Summertime,' 'Mercedes Benz'), One Night With Janis Joplin also shines the spotlight on trailblazers who influenced Janis - like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

Rattlestick Presents Jessica Dickey's CHARLES IVES TAKE ME HOME, Now thru 6/29Rattlestick Presents Jessica Dickey's CHARLES IVES TAKE ME HOME, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Charles Ives Take Me Home, written by Jessica Dickey and directed by Daniella Topol. Charles Ives Take Me Home will begin performances tonight, May 29, 2013 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater at 224 Waverly Place. The official opening night is set for Thursday, June 13 at 7pm. The production is scheduled to run through June 29. (more...)

FOOD AND FADWA Begins Previews at New York Theatre Workshop Tonight, 5/18FOOD AND FADWA Begins Previews at New York Theatre Workshop Tonight, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo and Noor Theatre Artistic Director Lameece Isaaq, Executive Director Maha Chehlaoui, and Producing Director Nancy Vitale have announced that the world premiere of Food and Fadwa, written by Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader, and directed by Shana Gold, begins performances tonight, Friday, May 18, 2012, at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. The opening night is scheduled for Thursday, June 7. Food and Fadwa is a co-production with Noor Theatre, a company-in-residence at New York Theatre Workshop. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Announce FOOD AND FADWA for SummerNew York Theatre Workshop Announce FOOD AND FADWA for Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will present the world premiere of Food and Fadwa, written by Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader, and directed by Shana Gold, will begin performances on Friday, May 18, 2012, at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. The opening night is scheduled for Thursday, June 7. Food and Fadwa is a co-production with Noor Theatre, a company-in-residence at New York Theatre Workshop. (more...)

JCI Presents Ma-Yi's JESUS IN INDIA TodayJCI Presents Ma-Yi's JESUS IN INDIA Today
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 3, 2013

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Philippine-New York Chapter, a group of young urban professionals ages 18-40, will present a special fundraising performance of Lloyd Suh's ('American Hwangap,' 'Great Wall Story') new play 'Jesus In India,' staged by Drama Desk winner Ma-Yi Theater Company, today, March 3, 3 p.m. at Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 W 46th St., between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Sam Mackay, Christina Modestou to Star in London Premiere of IN THE HEIGHTS; Full Cast AnnouncedSam Mackay, Christina Modestou to Star in London Premiere of IN THE HEIGHTS; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Full casting is announced today for Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights, which receives its London Premiere in a brand new production in The Large at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 9 May (more...)

PALACE OF THE END to Continue Waterworks Company's 2013 Season, March 14-24PALACE OF THE END to Continue Waterworks Company's 2013 Season, March 14-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

The Waterworks Company presents Judith Thompson's Palace of the End, playing at Espace 4001 from March 14th to 24th. Directed by Rob Langford, the cast includes Sarah Marchand (the Soldier), Michael Findlay (Dr. David Kelly), and Alexandra Valassis (Nehrjas Al-Saffarh). (more...)

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre Present THIS STAYS IN THE ROOM, Now thru 3/30Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre Present THIS STAYS IN THE ROOM, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre presents the world premiere of This Stays In The Room, a collective creation based on true stories of shame and forgiveness. This Stays in the Room is courageous, revealing, humorous, and based entirely on the lived experiences of the creative team. Through text, song, photography, video and choreographed movement, This Stays in the Room invites the audience on a very personal journey, to share a uniquely human state that is common to us all. Weaving together seven heart-rending stories, This Stays In The Room brings together several of Vancouver's finest theatre artists in what promises to be the most intimate and revealing piece to date from Horseshoes & Hand Grenades. The production runs now through March 30, 2014 at Gallery Gachet in the Downtown East Side. (more...)

PALACE OF THE END Continues Waterworks Company's 2013 Season, Now thru March 24PALACE OF THE END Continues Waterworks Company's 2013 Season, Now thru March 24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

The Waterworks Company presents Judith Thompson's Palace of the End, playing at Espace 4001 from tonight, March 14th to 24th. Directed by Rob Langford, the cast includes Sarah Marchand (the Soldier), Michael Findlay (Dr. David Kelly), and Alexandra Valassis (Nehrjas Al-Saffarh). (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Opens SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, 4/19Southwark Playhouse Opens SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me is described as 'a startling testament to the power of the human spirit. Following an Englishman, American, and Irishman through their experience as hostages in Lebanon, McGuinness' multi-award winning play is both funny and heart-wrenching. As the three men wrestle with their differences to develop an extraordinary friendship, we are asked to consider life on the edge of human existence. Ultimately the play is a celebration of life and humanity.' It received the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Foreign Play in 1993 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. (more...)

Lameece Issaq's FOOD AND FADWA Opens at New York Theatre Workshop Tonight, 6/7Lameece Issaq's FOOD AND FADWA Opens at New York Theatre Workshop Tonight, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop world premiere production of Food and Fadwa, written by Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader, and directed by Shana Gold, opens officially tonight, June 7 at NYTW. Food and Fadwa is a co-production with Noor Theatre, a company-in-residence at New York Theatre Workshop. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Announce FOOD AND FADWA for SummerNew York Theatre Workshop Announce FOOD AND FADWA for Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will present the world premiere of Food and Fadwa, written by Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader, and directed by Shana Gold, will begin performances on Friday, May 18, 2012, at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. The opening night is scheduled for Thursday, June 7. Food and Fadwa is a co-production with Noor Theatre, a company-in-residence at New York Theatre Workshop. (more...)

FOOD AND FADWA Begins Previews at New York Theatre Workshop Tonight, 5/18FOOD AND FADWA Begins Previews at New York Theatre Workshop Tonight, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo and Noor Theatre Artistic Director Lameece Isaaq, Executive Director Maha Chehlaoui, and Producing Director Nancy Vitale have announced that the world premiere of Food and Fadwa, written by Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader, and directed by Shana Gold, begins performances tonight, Friday, May 18, 2012, at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. The opening night is scheduled for Thursday, June 7. Food and Fadwa is a co-production with Noor Theatre, a company-in-residence at New York Theatre Workshop. (more...)

Red Handed Theatre's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL Begins TonightRed Handed Theatre's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Red Handed Theatre Company will present Sheridan's most popular comedy, The School for Scandal, at the Park Theatre, London from tonight, 12 June to the 7 July. Directed by Jessica Swale, this sparkling period production will come to life in one of London's newest venues before transferring to the Georgian Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds. (more...)

Waterworks Company to Present GLORY DAZED, 7/31-8/10Waterworks Company to Present GLORY DAZED, 7/31-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Montreal's Sud-Ouest-based theatre group The Waterworks Company presents the North American premiere of "Glory Dazed" by Cat Jones, July 31st to August 10th, at Little Burgundy's Centre culturel Georges-Vanier. (more...)

Red Handed Theatre Company, Chantelle Staynings and Southwark Playhouse Present THE BUSY BODY, Beginning Sept. 12Red Handed Theatre Company, Chantelle Staynings and Southwark Playhouse Present THE BUSY BODY, Beginning Sept. 12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

The Busy Body is described as a 'brilliantly witty and fast-paced comedy packed with memorable characters. As the spirited heroine Miranda engages in a battle of wits with her lover, the romantic Isabinda plots to escape her arranged marriage to a wealthy Spaniard. Meanwhile the hapless 'busy body' Marplot tries his utmost to help his friends, but his valiant efforts only succeed in leading them closer towards disaster...' (more...)

Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit Star in ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE at Noho Arts Center, 11/13-1/5Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit Star in ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE at Noho Arts Center, 11/13-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2013

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHoAce) presents a world premiere play, ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE, written and directed by Joshua Ravetch and starring four-time Golden Globe nominee Harry Hamlin and two-time Emmy winner Loretta Swit. ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE will preview on Tuesday, November 13 at 8pm; Wednesday, November 14 at 8pm; Thursday, November 15 at 8pm and will open on Friday, November 16 at 8pm and will run for eight weeks through Today, January 5, 2013 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Finalists Announced for 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize- Including Theresa Rebeck & More!Finalists Announced for 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize- Including Theresa Rebeck & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, now celebrating its thirty-sixth year. Chosen from over 100 submitted plays, the Finalists are (more...)

Women's Project Presents HOW THE WORLD BEGAN 12/28-1/29Women's Project Presents HOW THE WORLD BEGAN 12/28-1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

Women's Project's follow-up to its widely-acclaimed co-pro Milk Like Sugar is Catherine Trieschmann's How The World Began, her first play produced in New York since her highly-acclaimed and award-winning crooked and her debut film Angels Crest. (more...)

Waterworks Theatre Company Presents PALACE OF THE END, 3/14-3/24Waterworks Theatre Company Presents PALACE OF THE END, 3/14-3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, this gripping trio of monologues imagines the voices of three real-life figures who witness the unfolding disaster from very different times and places: A disgraced American soldier defending her actions as a prison guard at Abu Ghraib; a weapons inspector exposing the false case for war; and an Iraqi dissident who survived torture in Saddam's brutal prisons. (more...)

Stephanie Hayes, Alenka Kraigher and More Set for The Public's OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE)Stephanie Hayes, Alenka Kraigher and More Set for The Public's OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE). Written, directed, and designed by Richard Foreman who has been working with The Public Theater for more than 36 years, OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE) begins performances in The Public's Martinson Theater on Tuesday, April 30 and runs through Sunday, June 2, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 7. (more...)

JCI Presents Ma-Yi's JESUS IN INDIA on Sunday, 3/3JCI Presents Ma-Yi's JESUS IN INDIA on Sunday, 3/3
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 25, 2013

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Philippine-New York Chapter, a group of young urban professionals ages 18-40, will present a special fundraising performance of Lloyd Suh's ('American Hwangap,' 'Great Wall Story') new play 'Jesus In India,' staged by Drama Desk winner Ma-Yi Theater Company, on Sunday, March 3, 3 p.m. at Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 W 46th St., between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

PALACE OF THE END to Continue Waterworks Company's 2013 Season, March 14-24PALACE OF THE END to Continue Waterworks Company's 2013 Season, March 14-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

The Waterworks Company presents Judith Thompson's Palace of the End, playing at Espace 4001 from March 14th to 24th. Directed by Rob Langford, the cast includes Sarah Marchand (the Soldier), Michael Findlay (Dr. David Kelly), and Alexandra Valassis (Nehrjas Al-Saffarh). (more...)

2013 Green Room Award Nominations Announced!2013 Green Room Award Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The Green Room Awards are Melbourne's performing arts awards and recognise the world-class Cabaret, Dance, Musical Theatre, Opera, Theatre and Alternative and Hybrid Performance productions that grace Melbourne's stages each year. From artistic excellence to technical innovation, a Green Room Award is the most revered accolade an artist can receive in Australia's cultural capital. (more...)

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre to Present THIS STAYS IN THE ROOM, 3/20-30Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre to Present THIS STAYS IN THE ROOM, 3/20-30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre presents the world premiere of This Stays In The Room, a collective creation based on true stories of shame and forgiveness. This Stays in the Room is courageous, revealing, humorous, and based entirely on the lived experiences of the creative team. Through text, song, photography, video and choreographed movement, This Stays in the Room invites the audience on a very personal journey, to share a uniquely human state that is common to us all. Weaving together seven heart-rending stories, This Stays In The Room brings together several of Vancouver's finest theatre artists in what promises to be the most intimate and revealing piece to date from Horseshoes & Hand Grenades. The production runs March 19 to 30, 2014 at Gallery Gachet in the Downtown East Side. (more...)

Johnna Adams, Alice Birch, et al. Named Finalists for 2012 Blackburn PrizeJohnna Adams, Alice Birch, et al. Named Finalists for 2012 Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, now celebrating its thirty-fourth year. The ten Finalists for the 2011-2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, chosen from over 100 submitted plays, are: (more...)

Women's Project Presents HOW THE WORLD BEGAN 12/28-1/29Women's Project Presents HOW THE WORLD BEGAN 12/28-1/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2011

Women's Project's follow-up to its widely-acclaimed co-pro Milk Like Sugar is Catherine Trieschmann's How The World Began, her first play produced in New York since her highly-acclaimed and award-winning crooked and her debut film Angels Crest. (more...)

Irish Rep to Present COLESLAW AND COCONUT CREAM PIE Free ReadingIrish Rep to Present COLESLAW AND COCONUT CREAM PIE Free Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) continues its sixth season of the Irish Rep Reading Series, with a free reading of Lans Traverse's COLESLAW AND COCONUT CREAM PIE on Friday, December 16 at 3 p.m. at the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Women's Project Presents HOW THE WORLD BEGAN 12/28-1/29Women's Project Presents HOW THE WORLD BEGAN 12/28-1/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

Women's Project's follow-up to its widely-acclaimed co-pro Milk Like Sugar is Catherine Trieschmann's How The World Began, her first play produced in New York since her highly-acclaimed and award-winning crooked and her debut film Angels Crest. (more...)

Irish Rep to Present COLESLAW AND COCONUT CREAM PIE Free ReadingIrish Rep to Present COLESLAW AND COCONUT CREAM PIE Free Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) continues its sixth season of the Irish Rep Reading Series, with a free reading of Lans Traverse's COLESLAW AND COCONUT CREAM PIE on Friday, December 16 at 3 p.m. at the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

NoHo Arts Center Ensemble Opens World Premiere of THE RED ROOM, 9/28NoHo Arts Center Ensemble Opens World Premiere of THE RED ROOM, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) presents a world premiere play, THE RED ROOM, written by former WGA President Christopher Knopf and directed by NoHo Arts Center Artistic Director James J. Mellon. THE RED ROOM will begin previews on Thursday, September 20 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 28 at 8pm and will run for six weeks through Sunday, October 28 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

COMPETITION: Win Tickets To SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME!COMPETITION: Win Tickets To SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2012

You can win a pair of tickets to the press night of SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME at the Southwark Playhouse! (more...)

Caroline Aaron to Star in LA Debut of BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW at NoHo Arts Center, 4/17-5/25Caroline Aaron to Star in LA Debut of BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW at NoHo Arts Center, 4/17-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

49TH Parallel in association the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE), are thrilled to present the Los Angeles premiere of a new play, BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW, written by Bekah Brunstetter (OOHRAH!) and directed by Sara Botsford. BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW will preview on Thursday, April 17 at 8pm and will open on Friday, April 18 at 8pm and run for six weeks through Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Begin at Milwaukee Rep, 5/3ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Begin at Milwaukee Rep, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore. Now, in a new musical event featuring more than a dozen singers and band members, playwright-director Randy Johnson creates 'a compelling portrait of an artist' (Culturemob) through the words, inspiration and music of one of America's greatest rock 'n' roll originals. One Night With Janis Joplin is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends and it runs in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse from May 3 - June 2, 2013 and opens on Monday, May 6, 2013. Packed with classic songs ('Piece Of My Heart,' 'Summertime,' 'Mercedes Benz'), One Night With Janis Joplin also shines the spotlight on trailblazers who influenced Janis - like Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

The Public's OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES Begins 4/30The Public's OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES Begins 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the world premiere of OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE) on Tuesday, April 30. Written, directed, and designed by Richard Foreman, who has been working with The Public Theater for more than 36 years, OLD-FASHIONED PROSTITUTES (A TRUE ROMANCE) and runs through Sunday, June 2, in The Public's Martinson Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 7. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Opens SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, April 19Southwark Playhouse Opens SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, April 19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me is described as 'a startling testament to the power of the human spirit. Following an Englishman, American, and Irishman through their experience as hostages in Lebanon, McGuinness' multi-award winning play is both funny and heart-wrenching. As the three men wrestle with their differences to develop an extraordinary friendship, we are asked to consider life on the edge of human existence. Ultimately the play is a celebration of life and humanity.' It received the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Foreign Play in 1993 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. (more...)

Caroline Aaron Stars in LA Debut of BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW at NoHo Arts Center, Now thru 5/25Caroline Aaron Stars in LA Debut of BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW at NoHo Arts Center, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

49TH Parallel in association the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE), are thrilled to present the Los Angeles premiere of a new play, BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW, written by Bekah Brunstetter (OOHRAH!) and directed by Sara Botsford. BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW will preview tonight, April 17 at 8pm and will open on Friday, April 18 at 8pm and run for six weeks through Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Announce FOOD AND FADWA for SummerNew York Theatre Workshop Announce FOOD AND FADWA for Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will present the world premiere of Food and Fadwa, written by Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader, and directed by Shana Gold, will begin performances on Friday, May 18, 2012, at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. The opening night is scheduled for Thursday, June 7. Food and Fadwa is a co-production with Noor Theatre, a company-in-residence at New York Theatre Workshop. (more...)

Canadian Rep to Present Judith Thompson's WATCHING GLORY DIE, Begin. 5/15Canadian Rep to Present Judith Thompson's WATCHING GLORY DIE, Begin. 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Canadian Rep Theatre presents the world premiere production of Watching Glory Die written and performed by one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights, Judith Thompson, in a solo tour de force role directed by Artistic Director Ken Gass. Ripped from the headlines, this riveting portrait of three inextricably linked women opens May 17 and runs to June 1 (previewing from May 15) at Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. Tickets are available by calling 416.368.3110 or by visiting www.canadianrep.ca . (more...)

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