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PTC to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, 9/12-27PTC to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, 9/12-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, September 12 through 27, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Forum Theatre Launches 'Forum for All' with Poetic AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOPBWW Reviews: Forum Theatre Launches 'Forum for All' with Poetic AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOP
by Elizabeth Bruce - Sep 13, 2013

Forum Theatre launches its daringly democratic 'Forum for All' pay-what-you-can-at-every-show initiative with AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOP, a poetic and timely portrait of the immigrant experience in the USA (more...)

Mike Albo's THE JUNKET to Open 11/1 at Dixon PlaceMike Albo's THE JUNKET to Open 11/1 at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Dixon Place presents The Junket, written and performed by Mike Albo. One Gift Bag Can Change Your Life...Forever! The show will run November 1 & 2 at 7:30pm and November 8-9 & 15-16 at 10pm. (more...)

Rochester Community Players' JULIUS CAESAR Opens TonightRochester Community Players' JULIUS CAESAR Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The Rochester Community Players opens its 90th season with a production of Shakespeare's roiling political tragedy, Julius Caesar. The play tells the tale of the conspiracy to assassinate 'the foremost man of all this world', the famous funeral oration of Mark Antony, which turned the fickled mob against the murderers, and the downfall of the conspirators Brutus and Cassius. (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Tracy Letts, Toni Collette, Michael C. Hall, Marisa Tomei to Lead REALISTIC JONESES on Broadway; Opening Set for March 2014Tracy Letts, Toni Collette, Michael C. Hall, Marisa Tomei to Lead REALISTIC JONESES on Broadway; Opening Set for March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses will come to Broadway in Spring of 2014 starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner; Academy Award and Tony Award-nominee Toni Collette (“Hostages,” “United States of Tara,” The Sixth Sense, The Wild Party), Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Michael C. Hall (“Dexter,” Chicago), Tony Award-winner Tracy Letts (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; August: Osage County; “Homeland”), and Academy Award-winner and Gold Globe-nominee Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny; The Wrestler; Salome). The production will be directed by Obie Award-winner Sam Gold, who is currently represented by Fun Home at the Public Theater. (more...)

David Cromer to Direct KC Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA in 2015David Cromer to Direct KC Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Eric Rosen, Artistic Director of Kansas City Repertory Theatre, announced that acclaimed director David Cromer will direct a major revival of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America as part of KC Rep's 50th anniversary 2014-15 season. (more...)

Rochester Community Players' JULIUS CAESAR to Open 10/25Rochester Community Players' JULIUS CAESAR to Open 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

The Rochester Community Players opens its 90th season with a production of Shakespeare's roiling political tragedy, Julius Caesar. The play tells the tale of the conspiracy to assassinate 'the foremost man of all this world', the famous funeral oration of Mark Antony, which turned the fickled mob against the murderers, and the downfall of the conspirators Brutus and Cassius. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 10/24-25Pioneer Theatre Company to Present THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 10/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents a brand-new musical concert event. Richard O'Brien's raucous musical The Rocky Horror Show is being offered as a special event, for three performances only, in a script-in-hand, singing-and-dancing concert-style presentation on Friday, October 24at 8:00 p.m. and at 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 25, 2014. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Returns in All-New Cleveland Play House Production, Now thru 12/22A CHRISTMAS STORY Returns in All-New Cleveland Play House Production, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Holiday cheer will abound at Cleveland Play House (CPH) with an all-new production of the beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Story running from tonight, Nov. 29th - Dec. 22nd in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. (more...)

Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, announces the casting of its spring production of August Wilson's Fences, directed by Derrick Sanders. Fences, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and 1987 and 2010 Tony Awards, will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel and Tyee Tilghman as Lyons. MTC's production of Fences will run from April 10 through May 4. (more...)

Mike Albo's THE JUNKET Extends at Dixon Place Through 12/8Mike Albo's THE JUNKET Extends at Dixon Place Through 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

The Junket, a new, hilariously scandalous solo show based on scandalous actual events, written and performed by Mike Albo, adds a three show extension to its run at Dixon Place, originally scheduled to close on Saturday, November 16th. The Junket will now play on November 24th, December 1st, and December 8th at 6:00 p.m. at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street, NYC). (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return in All-New Cleveland Play House Production, 11/29-12/22A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return in All-New Cleveland Play House Production, 11/29-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Holiday cheer will abound at Cleveland Play House (CPH) with an all-new production of the beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Story running from Nov. 29th - Dec. 22nd in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. In honor of the 30th anniversary of the unforgettable film, CPH enthusiastically breathes new life into this classic story about Ralphie and his ultimate Christmas wish. Having delighted audiences for 30 years on both the big and small screens, this incredible production is brought to vivid life on stage for Northeast Ohio audiences. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased by calling (216) 241-6000 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. CPH is pleased to have University Hospitals as the Presenting Sponsor of A Christmas Story, along with Benesch, Nordson and FirstMerit as Supporting Sponsors. (more...)

Mike Albo's THE JUNKET Opens Tonight at Dixon PlaceMike Albo's THE JUNKET Opens Tonight at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Dixon Place presents The Junket, written and performed by Mike Albo. One Gift Bag Can Change Your Life...Forever! The show will run tonight and tomorrow, November 1 & 2 at 7:30pm and November 8-9 & 15-16 at 10pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Studio's THE REAL THING Spins Stoppard in the RoundBWW Reviews: Studio's THE REAL THING Spins Stoppard in the Round
by Elizabeth Bruce - May 30, 2013

Crisp and witty, with an impeccable cast and sleek production values, Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING at Studio Theatre will delight theatregoers who have long wished Stoppard would stop all his intellectual and political mind-bending and get down to the personal business of love once and for all. (more...)

Joe Cassidy, Kelly McCormick and More Lead Pioneer Theatre's LES MISERABLES, Beg. TonightJoe Cassidy, Kelly McCormick and More Lead Pioneer Theatre's LES MISERABLES, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the epic musical LES MISERABLES. Due to popular demand, the production's run has been extended by two weeks. Performances take place tonight, May 3 through June 1, 2013. (more...)

THE AMERICAN PLAN to Transfer to St. James TheatreTHE AMERICAN PLAN to Transfer to St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

St. James Theatre and Theatre Royal Bath Productions present the Ustinov Studio production of The American Plan by Richard Greenberg, directed by David Grindley. The production will transfer to the St. James Theatre from Tuesday 2 July to Saturday 10 August 2013, with press night on Monday 8 July at 7pm. The production received its UK premiere earlier this year at the Ustinov Studio, Bath. Booking opens for members and friends of the St. James Theatre on Monday 6 May and to the general public on Wednesday 8 May 2013. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents THE ODD COUPLE, Opening 3/22Pioneer Theatre Company Presents THE ODD COUPLE, Opening 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the iconic American comedy The Odd Couple, March 22 through April 6, 2013. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present ALABAMA STORY Staged Reading, 4/4-5Pioneer Theatre Company to Present ALABAMA STORY Staged Reading, 4/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Alabama Story, the third installment of PTC's new play reading series, called Play-By-Play. Alabama Story by Kenneth Jones runs April 4 and 5, 2014. PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg directs the production. (more...)

 Elmo, Super Grover & Friends Arrive at Stamford's Palace Theatre 4/17 Elmo, Super Grover & Friends Arrive at Stamford's Palace Theatre 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Calling all super heroes! Super Grover needs your help - and it's Elmo and the Fabulous Five to the rescue when this fantastic musical production zooms into Stamford's Palace Theatre. Join Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Telly Monster and Zoe's pet rock Rocco for Sesame Street Live "Elmo's Super Heroes" at the Palace Theatre in Stamford from Wednesday, April 17 through Thursday, April 18. Tickets for all four performances are on sale now at www.SCAlive.org. (more...)

Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. 4/10Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, will stage August Wilson's Fences, the 1950s entry into his Century Cycle (also known as his Pittsburgh Cycle) - a decade-by-decade exploration of the black experience in 20th century America. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel, Tyee Tilghman as Lyons and two Marin City youths - Jade Sweeney, who attends Willow Creek Academy, and Makaelah Bashir, Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy - splitting the role of Raynell. (more...)

'VIRGINIA WOOLF's Tracy Letts Wins Best Actor in a Lead Role, Play'VIRGINIA WOOLF's Tracy Letts Wins Best Actor in a Lead Role, Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Tracy Letts has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role in a play for his portrayal of George in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (more...)

Tracy Letts & Carrie Coon Announce Engagement!Tracy Letts & Carrie Coon Announce Engagement!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Today, Coon confirmed the celebratory news to The Capital Times that she and costar Letts are engaged. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Tracy LettsBWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Tracy Letts
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Tracy Letts who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role in a play for his portrayal of George in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (more...)

VEEP Star David Pasquesi Joins Cast of COWL GIRL Pilot EpisodeVEEP Star David Pasquesi Joins Cast of COWL GIRL Pilot Episode
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

We are excited to announce that David Pasquesi (VEEP, Strangers With Candy) has joined the cast of the pilot episode of COWL GIRL. (more...)

Johanna Day & Reg Rogers to Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse; Performances to Begin. 8/20Johanna Day & Reg Rogers to Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse; Performances to Begin. 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs from August 20 through September 8. (more...)

Tony Winner Pam MacKinnon to Helm Tracy Letts' KILLER JOE on Broadway in 2014Tony Winner Pam MacKinnon to Helm Tracy Letts' KILLER JOE on Broadway in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Producers of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, the winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Revival, are pleased to announce that Tracy Letts' Killer Joe will be heading to Broadway for the first time. The Broadway premiere of Killer Joe will reunite Pam MacKinnon, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Director of a Play (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) and Tracy Letts, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actor (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). The production is slated to hit Broadway in 2014. (more...)

Shakira Named New Global Ambassador for Oral-B & Crest's 3D White CollectionShakira Named New Global Ambassador for Oral-B & Crest's 3D White Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Today, 3D White announces its first ever global partnership with multi-platinum artist and two time GRAMMY award-winning star, Shakira. The brand, known for creating whiter, brighter smiles around the world, identified Shakira as someone who truly celebrates a woman's everyday multi-dimensional brilliance; reflected through The Dazzle of her smile. (more...)

Tracy Letts Fought Casting of McGregor, Cumberbatch for OSAGE COUNTY; Admits 'Glad I Lost the Fight'Tracy Letts Fought Casting of McGregor, Cumberbatch for OSAGE COUNTY; Admits 'Glad I Lost the Fight'
by Movies News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tracy Letts revealed that he was not in favor of casting Brits Ewan McGregor and Benedict Cumberbatch in his AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY big screen adaptation. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Presents Area Premiere of TRYST, Now thru 1/27Washington Stage Guild Presents Area Premiere of TRYST, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

The Washington Stage Guild continues its 27th season with the area premiere of TRYST by Karoline Leach. Tryst is set in 1912, England - the same setting as the Stage Guild's last hit production, George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. But while both plays deal with the sparks that fly when a man presumes to exploit a young woman for his own purposes, Tryst is a suspenseful cat-and-mouse game where it's not always clear who is the cat and who the mouse. Based on the true story of the mysterious Mr. George Love, Tryst was a West End hit in 1997, and had successful New York runs in both 2006 and 2011, but has never been produced in the DC area until now. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 1/26/2014Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Vermont (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Presents Area Premiere of TRYST, 1/3-27Washington Stage Guild Presents Area Premiere of TRYST, 1/3-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

The Washington Stage Guild continues its 27th season with the area premiere of TRYST by Karoline Leach. Tryst is set in 1912, England - the same setting as the Stage Guild's last hit production, George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. But while both plays deal with the sparks that fly when a man presumes to exploit a young woman for his own purposes, Tryst is a suspenseful cat-and-mouse game where it's not always clear who is the cat and who the mouse. Based on the true story of the mysterious Mr. George Love, Tryst was a West End hit in 1997, and had successful New York runs in both 2006 and 2011, but has never been produced in the DC area until now. (more...)

A FEW GOOD MEN Set for Pioneer Theatre Company January 24 - February 8A FEW GOOD MEN Set for Pioneer Theatre Company January 24 - February 8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the military drama A Few Good Men January 24 through February 8, 2014. (more...)

HERE BE SIRENS, COSMICOMICS and More Set for Winter/Spring 2014 at Dixon PlaceHERE BE SIRENS, COSMICOMICS and More Set for Winter/Spring 2014 at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Scroll down for Dixon Place's 2014 Winter/Spring shows! The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during, and after the show. Proceeds directly support Dixon Place's artists and mission. (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE: ELMO'S SUPER HEROS Comes to Hershey, Now thru 1/13SESAME STREET LIVE: ELMO'S SUPER HEROS Comes to Hershey, Now thru 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Calling all super heroes! Super Grover needs your help, and it's Elmo and the Fabulous Five to the rescue when this fantastic musical production zooms into Hershey. Join Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Telly Monster and Zoe's pet rock Rocco for Sesame Street Live "Elmo's Super Heroes" at Hershey Theatre from today, January 11 through Sunday, January 13. (more...)

PTC to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/21-3/8PTC to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/21-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the charming Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing, February 21 through March 8, 2014. (more...)

Howard County Arts Council Honors Howie Award WinnersHoward County Arts Council Honors Howie Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

The Howard County Arts Council will honor its 2012 Howie Award winners at the 16th Annual Celebration of the Arts on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD. The Celebration gala gives members of Howard County's arts, education, government, and business communities the opportunity to gather to honor individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the arts in Howard County. (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE: ELMO'S SUPER HEROES Comes to PPAC, 4/4-4/7SESAME STREET LIVE: ELMO'S SUPER HEROES Comes to PPAC, 4/4-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Calling all super heroes! Super Grover needs your help - and it's Elmo and the Fabulous Five to the rescue when this fantastic musical production zooms into Providence. Join Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Telly Monster, and Zoe's pet rock Rocco for Sesame Street Live "Elmo's Super Heroes" at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) from Thursday, April 4 through Sunday, April 7. Tickets for all eight performances are on sale now! (more...)

HERE BE SIRENS, COSMICOMICS and More Set for Winter/Spring 2014 at Dixon PlaceHERE BE SIRENS, COSMICOMICS and More Set for Winter/Spring 2014 at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Scroll down for Dixon Place's 2014 Winter/Spring shows! The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during, and after the show. Proceeds directly support Dixon Place's artists and mission. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's OBLIVIONPhoto Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's OBLIVION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse stages the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs now through September 8. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Johanna Day & Reg Rogers Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse, Beg. TonightJohanna Day & Reg Rogers Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs from tonight, August 20 through September 8. (more...)

Pearls.com Brings Shoppers More Designer ChoicesPearls.com Brings Shoppers More Designer Choices
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Pearls.com adds Dazzle Pearls as latest brand to join Galatea, Tara, Imperial Pearl and others calling the uber-pearls website home. (more...)

KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season to Open with David Cromer's OUR TOWN, 9/5KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season to Open with David Cromer's OUR TOWN, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Kansas City Repertory Theatre will open its 50th anniversary celebration with the Kansas City premiere of David Cromer's Our Town, an enduring American story which examines the everyday lives of an average town's citizens in the early twentieth century. Our Town, one of the greatest American plays written by Thornton Wilder, the three-time Pulitzer prize-winning playwright and novelist will be directed by David Cromer, MacArthur Foundation 'genius' grant recipient and director of KC Rep's 2009 production of The Glass Menagerie which received national and local critical acclaim. This co-production with UMKC Theatre will feature redesigned seating at Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus. The show will run September 5 through 28th. High resolution photos can be found here . (more...)

Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. TodayMarin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, will stage August Wilson's Fences, the 1950s entry into his Century Cycle (also known as his Pittsburgh Cycle) - a decade-by-decade exploration of the black experience in 20th century America. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel, Tyee Tilghman as Lyons and two Marin City youths - Jade Sweeney, who attends Willow Creek Academy, and Makaelah Bashir, Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy - splitting the role of Raynell. (more...)

Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!Carl Lumbly, Margo Hall and More Join Marin Theatre Company's FENCES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, announces the casting of its spring production of August Wilson's Fences, directed by Derrick Sanders. Fences, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and 1987 and 2010 Tony Awards, will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel and Tyee Tilghman as Lyons. MTC's production of Fences will run from April 10 through May 4. (more...)

New York Stage And Film, Vassar Set 30th Anniversary Season: 'BABYLON LINE,' THE LISTENER & MoreNew York Stage And Film, Vassar Set 30th Anniversary Season: 'BABYLON LINE,' THE LISTENER & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, are pleased to announce the three new works that will be featured on the Mainstage during the 2014 Powerhouse Theater Season, running from June 20 to July 27 at Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York). Subscriptions go on sale May 7; full programming and ticket sale information will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens TodayStage Guild's ELLING Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present SWEET CHARITY, 5/9-24Pioneer Theatre Company to Present SWEET CHARITY, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Charity Hope Valentine is a dancehall girl who dreams of love and believes the man of her dreams is just around the corner. A great score, including the songs 'Hey Big Spender!' and 'If My Friends Could See Me Now,' incredible dancing - originally choreographed by Broadway legend Bob Fosse - and one of the most memorable heroines of the past sixty years combine to make Sweet Charity a must-see show. Never before produced at PTC, Sweet Charity is a razzle-dazzle closer for the 2013-14 season. (more...)

Joe Cassidy, Kelly McCormick and More Lead Pioneer Theatre's LES MISERABLES, 5/3Joe Cassidy, Kelly McCormick and More Lead Pioneer Theatre's LES MISERABLES, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the epic musical Les Miserables. Due to popular demand, the production's run has been extended by two weeks. Performances take place May 3 through June 1, 2013. (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

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