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Linda Purl Stars in THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING, Beginning Tonight at Laguna PlayhouseLinda Purl Stars in THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING, Beginning Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present the second show of their 2014-2015 season, THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING by Joan Didion and directed by Jenny Sullivan (Steel Magnolias). 'To have Linda Purl on our stage with one of the more powerful pieces of theatre I have come across is just a triumph that our audiences and subscribers are going to treasure,' offers Wood. 'Jenny Sullivan is quite simply one of our best theatre directors working today and to have her bring her magic touch to the powerful words of Joan Didion is simply a dream realized,' adds Wareham. THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING will begin previews tonight, October 8 and will open on Saturday, October 11 at 7:30pm and run through Sunday, November 2, 2014 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

LCT to Offer Special Events in Conjunction with THE OLDEST BOYLCT to Offer Special Events in Conjunction with THE OLDEST BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater will present two special events in conjunction with its production of THE OLDEST BOY, a new play by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Rebecca Taichman, which begins performances at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on Thursday (October 9). These special events are being presented in association with Tibet Fund. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 10/05/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 10/05/2014
by BWW - Oct 5, 2014

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Tom Dugan's WIESENTHAL Begins Performances Tonight at Theatre RowTom Dugan's WIESENTHAL Begins Performances Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Tony Award winner Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart) and Karyl Lynn Burns (The Best is Yet to Come) present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal launches a limited 14-week engagement, from tonight, October 24 through February 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5. (more...)

BAD JEWS Comes to the Unicorn Theatre, Now thru 11/16BAD JEWS Comes to the Unicorn Theatre, Now thru 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Bad Jews is a new comedy about Daphna who reunites with her cousins on the day of their grandfather's funeral in the Upper West Side of New York City. When her cousin brings home his non-Jewish girlfriend, a hilarious brawl ensues over a family heirloom. Bad Jews is a thoughtful comedy that tackles love, death, betrayal, the definition of family, and the evolution of contemporary American Judaism. It's about what you choose to believe, when you're chosen. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 10/19/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 10/19/2014
by BWW - Oct 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/19/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 10/12/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 10/12/2014
by BWW - Oct 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/12/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Cast Announced for Israeli Stage's MAKE MY HEART FLUTTER on 11/2Cast Announced for Israeli Stage's MAKE MY HEART FLUTTER on 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

An all-star, award-winning cast comes together to celebrate Israeli Stage's Fourth Birthday on November 2nd in Hanoch Levin's Make My Heart Flutter, directed by Israeli Stage's Founder Guy Ben-Aharon. The public performance will be followed by a 5PM private performance that will be held as a part of Israeli Stage's Inaugural Sabra Award Benefit honoring Arts Philanthropist Ted Cutler and President Lee Pelton of Emerson College. (more...)

BAD JEWS Comes to the Unicorn Theatre, 10/22-11/16BAD JEWS Comes to the Unicorn Theatre, 10/22-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Bad Jews is a new comedy about Daphna who reunites with her cousins on the day of their grandfather's funeral in the Upper West Side of New York City. When her cousin brings home his non-Jewish girlfriend, a hilarious brawl ensues over a family heirloom. Bad Jews is a thoughtful comedy that tackles love, death, betrayal, the definition of family, and the evolution of contemporary American Judaism. It's about what you choose to believe, when you're chosen. (more...)

Bluebird Arts Presents Sarah Ruhl's THE CLEAN HOUSE, Now thru 10/25Bluebird Arts Presents Sarah Ruhl's THE CLEAN HOUSE, Now thru 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Bluebird Arts, a new Non-Equity theatre founded by Luda Solomon, is proud to announce the The Clean House, by Sarah Ruhl as their Fall 2014 production. Solomon will direct. (more...)

Robert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 SeasonRobert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces five shows for its 2015/2016 season, featuring all new works, including the world-premiere musical Come from Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by acclaimed Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley; the world premiere of Indecent, co-created by director Rebecca Taichman (Playhouse's Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Milk Like Sugar), and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive), co-produced with Yale Repertory Theatre; and Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington (Memphis, The Wiz), directed by The Cosby Show's Phylicia Rashad, which had its first workshop during the Playhouse's 2014 DNA New Work Series. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Reading Between the Lines in DEAR ELIZABETHBWW REVIEW: Reading Between the Lines in DEAR ELIZABETH
by Jan Nargi - Nov 5, 2014

Boston's Lyric Stage plumbs the poetry and prose of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell in Sara Ruhl's quietly aching DEAR ELIZABETH, a play in letters that chronicles the 30-year friendship of two lost literary souls. (more...)

Tom Dugan's WIESENTHAL to Begin Performances 10/24 at Theatre RowTom Dugan's WIESENTHAL to Begin Performances 10/24 at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Tony Award winner Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart) and Karyl Lynn Burns (The Best is Yet to Come) present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal launches a limited 14-week engagement, from October 24 through February 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5. (more...)

Tracy Letts' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Tops TCG's Best-Selling Books of 2014 ListTracy Letts' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Tops TCG's Best-Selling Books of 2014 List
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

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Ross Valley Players to Present THE CLEAN HOUSE, 5/14-6/14Ross Valley Players to Present THE CLEAN HOUSE, 5/14-6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS will present Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House for audiences with the artistic talent of Director JoAnne Winter, and Set Designer David Shirk. This team will bring Sarah Ruhl's whimsical, romantic script to life - Ms. Winter's deep text-to-stage background at award-winning theatre company Word for Word Performing Arts Company, combined with Mr. Shirk's Academy Award Winning (Visual Effects) design experience is certain to delight audiences. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl & Jessica Hecht Set for PERSON PLACE THING Podcast Live Taping, 6/8Sarah Ruhl & Jessica Hecht Set for PERSON PLACE THING Podcast Live Taping, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Theatre for a New Audience will present a live taping of the podcast Person Place Thing, hosted by Randy Cohen, with guests two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee Sarah Ruhl and Tony-nominated actor Jessica Hecht on Monday, June 8, at 7:00pm at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Tickets are $15. (more...)

Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe production of William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents Special Engagement of LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE by Nora and Delia EphronLaguna Playhouse Presents Special Engagement of LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE by Nora and Delia Ephron
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present a special engagement of the smash-hit, Off-Broadway play, LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, a play by Nora and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman and directed by Jenny Sullivan. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Close Season with World Premiere of New Sarah Ruhl & Todd Almond MusicalTrinity Rep to Close Season with World Premiere of New Sarah Ruhl & Todd Almond Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Trinity Rep closes out Season 51: The Necessity of Human Connection with the world premiere of Tony-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl and composer Todd Almond's Melancholy Play: a chamber musical, directed by Obie Award-winner Liesl Tommy. Melancholy Play: a chamber musical runs May 28 through June 28, 2015 in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. (more...)

Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

From May 8 to June 6, 2015, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, a timely and touching new play about love, loss, and family, written by Terrence McNally.   (more...)

Magical Realism on StageMagical Realism on Stage
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 27, 2015

In Little Children Dream of God, playwright Jeff Augustin uses aspects of magical realism, a style that originated in literature and visual art. The framework of his play is apparently realistic, until elements of dream, magic, and supernatural phenomena are introduced. (more...)

ABIGAIL/1702 to Play Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 5/1-24ABIGAIL/1702 to Play Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 5/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

What ever happened to Abigail Williams? Combining a provocative parable of sin and redemption with a good, old-fashioned ghost story, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Carrie, Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark, Fox's Glee) explores what might have come next for the real-life Puritan villainess at the center of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. ICT artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs the West Coast premiere of Abigail/1702, opening May 1 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for April 29 and 30. (more...)

INDECENT, PEERLESS, THE MOORS World Premieres, Dianne Wiest Set for Yale Rep's 2015-16 SeasonINDECENT, PEERLESS, THE MOORS World Premieres, Dianne Wiest Set for Yale Rep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre announces its 2015-16 Season, which will include three world premieres and two classics. (more...)

Magical Realism on StageMagical Realism on Stage
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 20, 2015

In Little Children Dream of God, playwright Jeff Augustin uses aspects of magical realism, a style that originated in literature and visual art. The framework of his play is apparently realistic, until elements of dream, magic, and supernatural phenomena are introduced. (more...)

Lisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Among Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize; Ceremony Set for TodayLisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Among Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize; Ceremony Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize previously announced 12 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. The winner of the 2014-2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will be named at the Awards Presentation today, March 2 in New York City. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Announces 2015-16 Season: THE 39 STEPS, THE SECRET GARDEN & MoreContra Costa Civic Announces 2015-16 Season: THE 39 STEPS, THE SECRET GARDEN & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced its 56th Main Stage season, which features a hilariously suspenseful homage to Alfred Hitchcock, a musical adaptation of a cherished children's story, a gripping reimagination of Martin Luther King Jr.'s last night, a brilliantly witty exploration of class, and the award-winning rock musical with its roots in the East Bay. (more...)

The Independent Eye to Present KING LEAR, 4/10-26The Independent Eye to Present KING LEAR, 4/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

The Independent Eye presents an inspired two-person take on William Shakespeare's KING LEAR. Played out within the confines of an aluminum cage, King Lear and The Fool are accompanied by nearly 30 life-sized, hand, and finger puppets operated by actors and master puppeteers Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller. KING LEAR plays April 10 through 26 (Press opening: April 10) at The Emerald Tablet (80 Fresno Street) in San Francisco. For tickets ($20, 25) and more information, the public may visit brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

Pear Avenue Theatre to Present ARCADIA, 6/19-7/12Pear Avenue Theatre to Present ARCADIA, 6/19-7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The Pear Avenue Theatre closes its 13th season on a high note, reprising a show that was one of our biggest hits-the contemporary classic, ARCADIA, by Tom Stoppard. Acclaimed as the greatest play in the English language next to Shakespeare, the play continues to enthrall audiences more than two decades after its opening in 1993. Directed by Pear veteran Jeanie Smith, the production runs June 19 through July 12, 2015. (No show July 4; added performance July 1) (more...)

Theatre Bay Area Announces Winners of TBA Awards' 'Recommended Productions'Theatre Bay Area Announces Winners of TBA Awards' 'Recommended Productions'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

(San Francisco, June 3, 2015) - Each week hundreds of adjudicators attend and evaluate eligible productions from all over the Bay Area on behalf of the TBA Awards. Based on the 'overall production' scores from their peers, Theatre Bay Area issues a weekly list of productions still running that have reached a minimum threshold of scoring to be deemed 'recommended.'  (more...)

Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for The Foreigner, the last play in the "Alley Theatre @ UH" season. Alley Resident Company member Jeffrey Bean returns to one of his signature roles as Charlie Baker. (more...)

Jim Brochu, T.R. Knight, Jan Maxwell, Sarah Ruhl and Marilyn Sokol Set for 'ART IMITATES ART' Drama Desk Panel Next WeekJim Brochu, T.R. Knight, Jan Maxwell, Sarah Ruhl and Marilyn Sokol Set for 'ART IMITATES ART' Drama Desk Panel Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

A diverse group of panelists, including an acclaimed stage and TV actor, a Drama Desk winning writer/actor, a five-time TONY Award nominated actress, a highly heralded playwright and a veteran actress and comedienne will assemble next Monday, January 12, at 6 PM to participate in the Drama Desk's first panel discussion of 2015, entitled 'Art Imitates Art: The Enduring Appeal of Theater About Theater.' (more...)

Town Hall Arts Center to Stage Sarah Ruhl's THE CLEAN HOUSE, 1/9-2/1Town Hall Arts Center to Stage Sarah Ruhl's THE CLEAN HOUSE, 1/9-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

The next production in Town Hall Arts Center's 2014-2015 Season will be The Clean House, written by Sarah Ruhl. The play won the 2004 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, awarded annually to the best English-language play written by a woman, and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. The Clean House is directed by Robert Wells, recently at Town Hall directing the 2014-2015 opening production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. (more...)

Gord Rand, Sarah Sherman & More to Star in Tarragon's ABYSSGord Rand, Sarah Sherman & More to Star in Tarragon's ABYSS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Tarragon Theatre presents the English-language premiere of Abyss, written and translated by Tarragon's first-ever International playwright-in-residence Maria Milisavljevic and directed by Artistic Director Richard Rose. This poetic thriller about a missing woman premiered (as Brandung) at the Deutsches Theater Berlin, winning the prestigious 2013 Kleist Promotional Award for Young Dramatists. Abyss opens February 11 and runs to March 15, 2015 (previewing from February 3) in Tarragon's Extraspace, and marks the Canadian debut of German playwright Milisavljevic. (more...)

California Repertory Company to Present THE CLEAN HOUSE, 2/13-3/7California Repertory Company to Present THE CLEAN HOUSE, 2/13-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

?Sara Ruhl's The Clean House is a smart, witty, and touching comedy of true love and the devastating power of the perfect joke. Director Joanne Gordon brings this love story to stage in CSULB Theatre Arts Department's Cal Rep production. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Syracuse Stage's IN THE NEXT ROOMPhoto Flash: First Look at Syracuse Stage's IN THE NEXT ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

In the Next Room, or the vibrator play is a fresh and funny new play about love, intimacy, and marriage. It's the 1880s and electricity is all the rage. In a quiet home office, a doctor experiments with a new instrument for treating 'hysteria.' The device? A vibrator. In this genuinely touching, original, and wickedly funny play, playwright Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House) explores relationships and sexual fulfillment while managing to stay discreetly beneath the crisp white sheets of Victorian propriety. (more...)

IN THE NEXT ROOM Begins 1/28 at Syracuse StageIN THE NEXT ROOM Begins 1/28 at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

In the Next Room, or the vibrator play is a fresh and funny new play about love, intimacy, and marriage. It's the 1880s and electricity is all the rage. In a quiet home office, a doctor experiments with a new instrument for treating 'hysteria.' The device? A vibrator. In this genuinely touching, original, and wickedly funny play, playwright Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House) explores relationships and sexual fulfillment while managing to stay discreetly beneath the crisp white sheets of Victorian propriety. (more...)

Palo Alto Players to Present Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE, 1/16-2/1Palo Alto Players to Present Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE, 1/16-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

Palo Alto Players is pleased to present EURYDICE, a timeless Greek myth that becomes poetry in motion. (more...)

BWW Preview:  LASSO OF TRUTH Comes to the Unicorn Theatre in Kansas CityBWW Preview: LASSO OF TRUTH Comes to the Unicorn Theatre in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Jan 17, 2015

The Unicorn Theatre presents a Rolling World Premiere of Lasso of Truth at the theater located in Kansas City, Missouri. Johnny Wolfe directs the Lasso of Truth, written by Carson Kreitzer and co-produced with the University of Missouri at Kansas City Theatre. The show runs January 28 through February 15, with opening night on January 31. (more...)

BCAP/BPT's UNCLE JACK to Open Next WeekBCAP/BPT's UNCLE JACK to Open Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

The Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) and Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) co-production of Michael Hammond's comedy Uncle Jack opens next week. Running from February 12 to March 1 at the Boston University Theatre's Lane-Comley Studio 210, the newest play from Boston University's New Play Initiative is directed by the playwright. (more...)

Lisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Named Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn PrizeLisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Named Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 12 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. Chosen from over 150 nominated plays, the Finalists are: (more...)

TCG Books Publishes Sarah Ruhl's STAGE KISSTCG Books Publishes Sarah Ruhl's STAGE KISS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Stage Kiss, the sixth title from acclaimed playwright Sarah Ruhl to be published by TCG. The play originally premiered at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago in 2011, with a subsequent production at Playwrights Horizons in New York in the spring of 2014. (more...)

CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players to Present EURYDICE, 3/27-4/11CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players to Present EURYDICE, 3/27-4/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

The CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players will present Eurydice, written by Sarah Ruhl, and directed by Robert Prior. Playing March 27th through April 11th, Eurydice, is a contemporary retelling of the classic myth of Orpheus from the perspective of his young bride, Eurydice. (more...)

Amy Kim Waschke to Lead THE WHITE SNAKE, Directed by Mary Zimmerman at The Old GlobeAmy Kim Waschke to Lead THE WHITE SNAKE, Directed by Mary Zimmerman at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

The Old Globe is delighted to welcome one of the true geniuses of the American theatre, Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman, who makes her long-awaited San Diego directing debut with an enchanting theatrical spectacle with live music and sumptuous visuals, The White Snake, continuing the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. The Southern California Premiere of The White Snake, written and directed by Zimmerman, will run March 21 through April 26 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run March 21 through 25. Opening night is Thursday, March 26 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's THE INVISIBLE HAND to Begin 3/10 at Artists RepAyad Akhtar's THE INVISIBLE HAND to Begin 3/10 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre is proud to present Portland audiences with The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar, directed by former Artistic Director Allen Nause, beginning March 10, 2015. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's 'MELANCHOLY PLAY' to Make Midwest Debut at Piven Theatre Workshop This SummerSarah Ruhl's 'MELANCHOLY PLAY' to Make Midwest Debut at Piven Theatre Workshop This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Piven Theatre Workshop announces the Midwest Premiere of Melancholy Play: a chamber musical by Sarah Ruhl, with new music by Todd Almond, directed by Polly Noonan. The production will run May 2 - June 7, 2015 at Piven Theatre Workshop, 927 Noyes Street. Previews are April 30 & May 1. Press opening is Saturday, May 2 at 7:30PM. (more...)

16th Street Theatre to Stage THE ART OF DISAPPEARING, 1/22-2/2816th Street Theatre to Stage THE ART OF DISAPPEARING, 1/22-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

16th Street Theater presents the world premiere of THE ART OF DISAPPEARING written by STEPHANIE ALISON WALKER and directed by ANN FILMER January 22 - February 28, 2015 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with a press opening of Thursday, January 29 @ 7:30 PM. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre Announces 29th Mainstage & Lagniappe SeasonSouthern Rep Theatre Announces 29th Mainstage & Lagniappe Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Southern Rep Theatre announces its 2015-2016 Mainstage Season (September 2015 - June 2016). (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS, SEX WITH STRANGERS, BIG SKY Premiere and More Set for the Geffen's 2015-16 SeasonBillie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS, SEX WITH STRANGERS, BIG SKY Premiere and More Set for the Geffen's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces its coming landmark season which underscores the two decades of world-class theater the not-for-profit organization has produced since its 1995 opening. Artistic Director Randall Arney's selections feature some of theater's most established artists: Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley; four Pulitzer Prize finalists Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros, Rolin Jones, Rajiv Joseph, and Sarah Ruhl; multi-Grammy Award winner Billie Joe Armstrong; House of Cards writer Laura Eason, and much produced playwright Bess Wohl (American Hero, Pretty Filthy). (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Premiere New Work by Sarah Ruhl at 2015 Humana FestivalActors Theatre of Louisville to Premiere New Work by Sarah Ruhl at 2015 Humana Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce that Sarah Ruhl's For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday will receive its world premiere at Actors Theatre of Louisville during the 40th Humana Festival of New American Plays. For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday was commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville and will be directed by Les Waters and performed in the Pamela Brown Auditorium. The production will begin previews on March 8, open on March 10 and run through April 10, 2016. (more...)

Playwright Sarah Ruhl Set for Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium, 4/29Playwright Sarah Ruhl Set for Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

The Villanova University Theatre Department has announced the 9th annual Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium, featuring a keynote address by internationally renowned playwright Sarah Ruhl. This year's conference will be held on Wednesday, April 29th 2015 at Villanova University, and centers on the theme "Rewriting Histories: Rewriting the Past and the Plays of Sarah Ruhl." (more...)

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