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Theresa Rebeck's SEARED Makes World Premiere at San Francisco Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

San Francisco Playhouse begins its fourteenth season with the World Premiere SEARED written by powerhouse playwright Theresa Rebeck. SEARED is a special commisson by San Francisco Playhouse (450 Post Street, San Francisco, California). Margarett Perry will direct. (more...)

AstonRep Theatre Company Presents Chicago Premiere of THE WATER'S EDGE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to kick-off its 2013-14 season with the Chicago premiere of THE WATER'S EDGE by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Artistic Director Robert Tobin, playing September 26 - October 26, 2013 at its new, larger home at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. THE WATER'S EDGE features Ensemble Members Amy Kasper, Ray Kasper and Tim Larson with Mary-Kate Arnold and Sara Pavlak (Jeff Award, Agnes of God). Tickets go on sale Today, August 1, 2013at www.astonrep.com or by calling (773) 828-9129. The press opening is Saturday, September 28 at 8 pm. (more...)

World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's ZEALOT to Begin 10/17 at South Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

South Coast Repertory will produce a new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award-winning writer Theresa Rebeck. Her play Zealot is on SCR's Segerstrom Stage Oct. 17-Nov. 16, directed by Artistic Director Marc Masterson. (more...)

Life Force Theatre Presents New York Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Life Force Arts, Inc. has announced it will stage WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST, Theresa Rebeck's ever-timely and relevant comedy / drama which examines the intricacies of wage equality and gender roles in the workplace.  The production will run just as the 2016 Presidential debates and ensuing election are underway. Lorca Peress will direct the production that runs October 21 - October 29 at the June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, first floor. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST Slated for Fall at June Havoc Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Life Force Arts, Inc. has announced it will stage WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST, Theresa Rebeck's ever-timely and relevant comedy / drama which examines the intricacies of wage equality and gender roles in the workplace.  The production will run just as the 2016 Presidential debates and ensuing election are underway. Lorca Peress will direct the production that runs October 21 - October 29 at the June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, first floor. (more...)

Artists Repertory Theatre Presents THE UNDERSTUDY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

?Artists Repertory Theatre opens its 2015/16 season with The Understudy, a witty look behind the curtain from prominent American playwright and the creator of TV's Smash, Theresa Rebeck. (more...)

John Weidman to Host 'A Conversation with Theresa Rebeck' at Drama Book Shop, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Smash creator, Theresa Rebeck opens up about her career and the release of her fourth volume of collected plays with a book signing to follow. The event is set for Monday, October 21st at 5pm at The Drama Book Shop. (more...)

Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST Starts Tonight at June Havoc Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Life Force Arts, Inc. will stage WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST, Theresa Rebeck's ever-timely and relevant comedy / drama which examines the intricacies of wage equality and gender roles in the workplace. (more...)

Life Force Theatre Presents New York Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Life Force Arts, Inc. has announced it will stage WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST, Theresa Rebeck's ever-timely and relevant comedy / drama which examines the intricacies of wage equality and gender roles in the workplace.  The production will run just as the 2016 Presidential debates and ensuing election are underway. Lorca Peress will direct the production that runs October 21 - October 29 at the June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, first floor. (more...)

Mary-Pat Green and Theresa Rebeck's Short Film WALK Starts Indiegogo Campaign, Donates Proceeds to ALS Association
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Filmmaker Mary-Pat Green has teamed with celebrated playwright, television writer and novelist Theresa Rebeck for the independent short film WALK. As WALK enters post-production, the producers have turned to Indiegogo for crowdsourcing support, with a campaign underway now through November 20. (more...)

Tickets for Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara-Led 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

Tickets for the upcoming revival of THE KING AND I at the Lincoln Center Theater go on sale to the general public today, Oct. 19. (more...)

World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's ZEALOT Begins Tonight at South Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

South Coast Repertory will produce a new work by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award-winning writer Theresa Rebeck. Her play Zealot is on SCR's Segerstrom Stage tonight, Oct. 17-Nov. 16, directed by Artistic Director Marc Masterson. (more...)

Ruthie Ann Miles, Conrad Ricamora, Ashley Park & More Join Cast of THE KING AND I Broadway Revival; Full Company Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ruthie Ann Miles (as Lady Thiang), Ashley Park (as Tuptim), Conrad Ricamora (as Lun Tha), Edward Baker-Duly (as Sir Edward Ramsey), Jon Viktor Corpuz (as Prince Chulalongkorn), Murphy Guyer (as Captain Orton), Jake Lucas (as Louis), Paul Nakauchi (as Kralahome), and Marc Oka (as Phra Alack) will be featured in its upcoming production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I. The production, which will feature a cast led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), will be directed by Bartlett Sher, and will begin previews Thursday, March 12 and open on Thursday, April 16 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

TheaterWorks to Premiere CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS, 12/3-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

TheaterWorks will present the holiday World Premiere Christmas on the Rocks -- an offbeat collection of twisted holiday tales by multiple nationally known playwrights. These darkly humorous stories run December 3 through 22, 2013. (more...)

Tennessee Rep Announces Schedule for Ingram New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

Tennessee Repertory Theatre has announced its schedule for the Martha R. Ingram New Works Festival. The festival will be held May 8 - 18 and will feature staged readings of new plays from four regional playwrights as well as nationally-renowned playwright Theresa Rebeck. Rebeck is this year's recipient of the Ingram New Works Fellowship. (more...)

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

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

Breaking News: Bartlett Sher to Direct MY FAIR LADY Revival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

According to Showbiz411.com, Clive Davis announced during a reading for his book at the 92nd Street Y last night that his top pick Bartlett Sher has signed on to direct the 2014 Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY. Sher's recent credits include South Pacific, Golden Boy, and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. (more...)

Perseverance Theatre Stages SEMINAR, Now thru 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

SEMINAR, by Theresa Rebeck, is the hot, new, razor sharp comedy that's spicing up Perseverance Theatre's 34th season and bringing it into high gear for an exciting spring. Seminar is showing on the Perseverance Theatre Mainstage tonight, March 8-31, 2013. (more...)

Perseverance Theatre to Stage SEMINAR, 3/8-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

SEMINAR, by Theresa Rebeck, is the hot, new, razor sharp comedy that's spicing up Perseverance Theatre's 34th season and bringing it into high gear for an exciting spring. Seminar is showing on the Perseverance Theatre Mainstage March 8-31, 2013. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/27/2015 - DOCTOR ZHIVAGO and FUN HOME Begin Previews!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 27, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: DOCTOR ZHIVAGO brings its Russian romance to Broadway, while FUN HOME takes the art of the graphic memoir to the stage! (more...)

LCT's Platform Series Will Continue with THE KING AND I's Bartlett Sher & Christopher Gattelli Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, continues its 17th season on Thursday, April 9 at 6 pm with BARTLETT SHER and CHRISTOPHER GATTELLI, the director and choreographer, respectively, of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, currently in previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. (more...)

Playwright, Screenwriter Theresa Rebeck to Sign Copies of New Novel I'M GLAD ABOUT YOU at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

The Drama Book Shop, now celebrating its 99th year, is thrilled to welcome acclaimed playwright, novelist and screenwriter Theresa Rebeck for a discussion and signing of her new novel, I'M GLAD ABOUT YOU. (more...)

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

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

THE KING AND I Revival, Starring Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe, Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater's THE KING AND I, which features a cast led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), is directed by Bartlett Sher, begins previews tonight, March 12, and opens on Thursday, April 16 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Breaking News: Ken Watanabe to Star Opposite Kelli O'Hara in Bartlett Sher's 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Kelli O'Hara will play Anna Leonowens, and Ken Watanabe will play the King of Siam, in its new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon. The production, to be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin performances Thursday, March 12, 2015, and open on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO, Starring Jennifer Ehle & Jefferson Mays, Begins Performances Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, J.T. Rogers' Oslo begins performances today, Thursday, June 16 and will open Monday, July 11 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).  (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater to Continue Platform Series with OSLO's J.T. Rogers & Bartlett Sher
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, begins its 19th season on Wednesday, July 6 at 6pm with J.T. ROGERS and BARTLETT SHER, the writer and director of LCT's production of the new play OSLO, currently in previews and opening on Monday, July 11 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.  (more...)

MY FAIR LADY Broadway Revival Set for 2014; Ralph Fiennes as a 'Contender' for Henry Higgins?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

According to Showbiz411.com, Clive Davis announced during a reading for his book at the 92nd Street Y last night that his top pick Bartlett Sher has signed on to direct the 2014 Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY. Sher's recent credits include South Pacific, Golden Boy, and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE NOVELIST at Theatre Three
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Theatre Three presents the intelligent and funny ensemble drama THE NOVELIST by Theresa Rebeck, running August 4 - 28, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's SEARED to Make World Premiere at San Francisco Playhouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

San Francisco Playhouse begins its fourteenth season with the World Premiere SEARED written by powerhouse playwright Theresa Rebeck. SEARED is a special commisson by San Francisco Playhouse (450 Post Street, San Francisco, California). Margarett Perry will direct. (more...)

World Premiere of New Play by Theresa Rebeck: SEARED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) begins its fourteenth season with the tasty World Premiere Seared by powerhouse playwright Theresa Rebeck. Searedis a special commission by San Francisco Playhouse. Margarett Perry will direct. (more...)

AstonRep Theatre Company Presents Chicago Premiere of THE WATER'S EDGE, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to kick-off its 2013-14 season with the Chicago premiere of THE WATER'S EDGE by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Artistic Director Robert Tobin, playing September 26 - October 26, 2013 at its new, larger home at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. THE WATER'S EDGE features Ensemble Members Amy Kasper, Ray Kasper and Tim Larson with Mary-Kate Arnold and Sara Pavlak (Jeff Award, Agnes of God). Tickets go on sale Thursday, August 1, 2013at www.astonrep.com or by calling (773) 828-9129. The press opening is Saturday, September 28 at 8 pm. (more...)

THE WATER'S EDGE, WIT & More Set for AstonRep Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2013-14 season at its new, larger home at Chicago's Raven Theatre. The season kicks off this fall with the Chicago premiere of Theresa Rebeck's riveting drama THE WATER'S EDGE. In the spring, AstonRep presents Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama WIT. The season concludes next summer at The Den Theatre with the 6th ANNUAL WRITER'S SERIES, exposing and developing new works by some of Chicago's most talented playwrights. Tickets for all productions will go on sale at a later date. For additional information, visit www.astonrep.com. (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...)

The Piece Project and Celebration Theatre Team for Reading of Theresa Rebeck's SPIKE HEELS Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

THE PIECE PROJECT and CELEBRATION THEATRE present an exclusive Los Angeles reading of Theresa Rebeck's SPIKE HEELS tonight, January 28, 2013 at 8pm. Founded by Devon Gummersall and Andrew Carlberg, THE PIECE PROJECT is a celebrity-based theater ensemble. Every two-three months, The Piece Project hosts a play reading to benefit a local Los Angeles theater company. Devon Gummersall will direct this reading of SPIKE HEELS, which will feature Patrick J. Adams, Elaine Hendrix, Jenn Liu and Jeremy Sisto. (more...)

Plays by Theresa Rebeck, Billy Porter and David Ives Set for Primary Stages' 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) announces their 30th Anniversary Season (2014-2015). In their upcoming season, the award-winning company will present three new premieres. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck Visits Texas State University for SEMINAR Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Peabody award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck will visit Texas State University this weekend to spend some time with the cast and director of her play Seminar, currently in rehearsal at the university. (more...)

The Piece Project and Celebration Theatre Team for Reading of Theresa Rebeck's SPIKE HEELS, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

THE PIECE PROJECT and CELEBRATION THEATRE present an exclusive Los Angeles reading of Theresa Rebeck's SPIKE HEELS on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8pm. Founded by Devon Gummersall and Andrew Carlberg, THE PIECE PROJECT is a celebrity-based theater ensemble. Every two-three months, The Piece Project hosts a play reading to benefit a local Los Angeles theater company. Devon Gummersall will direct this reading of SPIKE HEELS, which will feature Patrick J. Adams, Elaine Hendrix, Jenn Liu and Jeremy Sisto. (more...)

Bartlett Sher to Direct J.T. Rogers' OSLO Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater  will produce OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher, beginning performances Thursday, June 16.   Commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, OSLO will open Monday, July 11 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Perseverance Theatre to Stage SEMINAR, 3/8-31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

SEMINAR, by Theresa Rebeck, is the hot, new, razor sharp comedy that's spicing up Perseverance Theatre's 34th season and bringing it into high gear for an exciting spring. Seminar is showing on the Perseverance Theatre Mainstage March 8-31, 2013. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

TheaterWorks Premieres CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

TheaterWorks will present the holiday World Premiere Christmas on the Rocks -- an offbeat collection of twisted holiday tales by multiple nationally known playwrights. These darkly humorous stories run tonight, December 3 through 22, 2013. (more...)

Hampton Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Continue with DEAD ACCOUNTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

?"Dead Accounts," Theresa Rebeck's darkly comic take on the chasm that divides Americans in the Midwest from their countrymen living in New York, will be the second play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season, opening on January 14 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through January 31.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NOVELIST at Theatre3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Paul, a Nobel-winning novelist suffering from writer's block, his elegant but feisty wife, two sons (an actor and an antique dealer) and the actor's girlfriend are together for the first time in ages. Enter Paul's new assistant, a talented and passionate writing student. Bitter, funny chaos ensues in THE NOVELIST, an ensemble dramedy about a cruelly destructive and fiercely protective family of artists. BroadwayWorld has your first look at the production! Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE NOVELIST at Theatre Three
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Theatre Three presents the intelligent and funny ensemble drama THE NOVELIST by Theresa Rebeck, running August 4 - 28, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Stage SEMINAR, 4/29-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) continues its provocative eleventh season with Seminar by recent Susan Blackburn Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Smash, The Scene). (more...)

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

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

San Francisco Playhouse Stages SEMINAR, Now thru 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) continues its provocative eleventh season with Seminar by recent Susan Blackburn Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Smash, The Scene). (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

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