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BWW Review: ¬"Forever Plaid,¬" a pleasant Jukebox musical @ Great Lakes Theater
by Roy Berko - May 9, 2017

"Forever Plaid "is an escapist evening of theater, which is a pleasant trip back to yesterday, when clean-scrubbed boy singers waxed beautifully about the angst of young love, trips of fantasy and the mini-stresses of life. If you like that kind of thing, this is a show for you. (more...)

FADE Comes to TheaterWorks 6/1- 30
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that FADE the 4th show of TheaterWorks 31st Season will run June 1 through June 30, 2017 (please note date correction). (more...)

Forever Flamenco presents ENTRE JEREZ Y SEVILLA at the Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Forever Flamenco presents Entre Jerez y Sevilla - The flamenco styles of Jerez and Sevilla will be on display at this month's Forever Flamenco event, which stars dancers Fanny Ara (Jennifer Lopez's World of Dance on NBC), Alejandro Vega (making his Fountain debut) and the evening's artistic director Reyes Barrios; singers Antonio de Jerez and Jesus Montoya; and master guitarists Kai Narezo and Antonio Triana. (more...)

Fountain's BUILDING THE WALL Extended Through 8/27
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The world premiere of Robert Schenkkan's Building the Wall has been extended through August 27. (more...)

Grand Park + The Music Center's to Host 4th of July Block Party
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

For the fifth year, Grand Park and The Music Center will present downtown's largest July 4th¬†party with¬†Grand Park + The Music Center's 4th¬†of July Block Party¬†on¬†Tuesday, July 4, 2017, from¬†2:00 p.m. ¬Ė 9:30 p.m.¬†¬†Angelenos will enjoy entertainment that highlights the sounds of America featuring Jazz, Funk, Blues and Classical artists with DJ sets inspired by these musical genres.¬† The day's festivities include a kids' play area; live music performances; L.A.'s best food trucks; a mobile vendor and activity area; and a fireworks show, which will be shot from the roof of The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, set to Pop and Classic hits along with patriotic music, and visible throughout Downtown L.A. and the surrounding neighborhoods.¬† L.A.'s favorite July 4th¬†block party will cover more than five city blocks from Spring Street to Grand Avenue and from Temple Street to 2ndStreet. (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre to Kick Off with FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre kicks off its Forty-Fifth season with a 1950s flair.  For eight performances only June 10-25, Cockpit will present its first musical Forever Plaid. (more...)

CTG Extends 2017-18 Block Party Application Deadline
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The deadline to apply to Center Theatre Group's 2017-2018 Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre has been extended to June 6, 2017. Block Party aims to highlight some of the remarkable work being done on other stages throughout Los Angeles by fully producing three previously staged productions at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. The new deadline to apply to the 2017-2018 Block Party program is June 6, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Zack Zadek of DEATHLESS at The Terris Theatre with Jennifer Damiano, Jessica Phillips, and More!
by Joseph Harrison - May 22, 2017

Who hasn't thought about what it would be like to live forever? Not having to worry about getting sick, losing loved ones, or the ailments that come with old age would be great, but what if that choice came with the realization that those who you've already lost will be lost to you, forever. Would you still choose to do it? Those are the questions that one family is faced during a fateful road trip in the new musical DEATHLESS which opens at Goodspeed's Terris Theatre in Chester on June 2. I had the chance to sit down with the writer, lyricist, and composer of DEATHLESS, Zack Zadek and talk about his inspiration for the show, the process of bringing a new musical to life, and the emotional themes on display in this new production. (more...)

ADAA Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize Goes to June Carryl for THE GOOD MINISTER FROM HARARE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) announced the winner of the $10,000 Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize on April 24th, 2017 at the The Antaeus Theatre Company at the newly opened Kiki and David Gindler Performing Arts Centre in Glendale. (more...)

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre Celebrates its 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre invites you to "get out of the heat and into a seat" to celebrate its 45th season in residence at CCBC Essex.  This summer's series includes "Arsenic and Old Lace," "Forever Plaid," "Sister Act," and "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike." Cockpit performances are held in the Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. Subscriptions and individual tickets are available from the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-2787 (ARTS) or online at www.ccbcmd.edu/cockpit. (more...)

Dr. Rocco Monto Inks His Publishing Deal for His Book 'The Fountain' With Rodale Books Through His Agent Alan Morell Creative Management Partners
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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Soulo Theatre Fest Opens with Knock Out Show
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Celebrating its 5th anniversary with an amazing line up of shows, workshops and panels, Toronto's Soulo Theatre Festival runs May 25-28 with all events except the Opening Night taking place at the RED Sandcastle Theatre in Leslieville. (more...)

Center Theatre Group to Host Block Party Info Session This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Center Theatre Group will host a special informational session at the Kirk Douglas Theatre rehearsal room on Monday, May 22, 2017, at 7 p.m. for those interested in applying to Center Theatre Group's second annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre. Block Party aims to highlight some of the remarkable work being done on other stages throughout Los Angeles by fully producing three previously staged productions. The deadline to apply to the 2017-2018 Block Party program is May 30, 2017. (more...)

Ford Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Ford Theatres today announced a spectacular season for Summer 2017 at the fully transformed John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The 2017 season will open on Saturday, July 15 with a performance by famed tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover and runs through Monday, October 16. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Echo Theater's DRY LAND, Part of CTG's Block Party
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Center Theatre Group's Block Party continues with the opening of The Echo Theater Company production of 'Dry Land' this Sunday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Written by Ruby Rae Spiegel and directed by Alana Dietze, 'Dry Land' will begin previews May 12 and continue for 11 performances only through May 21, 2017. Go behind-the-scenes in the video below! (more...)

Forever Flamenco presents Manuel Gutierrez in FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Charismatic and passionate,¬†Manuel Gutierrez¬†headlines this month's¬†Forever Flamenco¬†at The Fountain Theatre, joined on stage by singer¬†Jose Cortez; guitarist¬†Andres Vadin; Grammy Award-winning percussionist¬†Diego Alvarez¬†'El Negro'; and, on sax and piano,¬†Joel Nu√Īez. The¬†Los Angeles Times¬†hails the series as 'the earth and fire of first-class flamenco,' and¬†LA Splash¬†says, 'Being the sensual, intimate art form that it is... the way you feel when you walk out of a¬†Forever Flamenco¬†performance is pretty darn fabulous.' (more...)

New Works by Rajiv Joseph, Lawrence Wright, Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik Slated for Alley Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre announces eight productions for its 2017-2018 season, including the premiere of three plays developed in the Alley All New Festival. (more...)

Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL Rolls to Curious Theatre Company This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the initial success of the Rolling World Premiere of Building the Wall by Robert Schenkkan as Curious Theatre Company prepares to open its production on April 4. (more...)

Cast Set for CTG's Block Party, Featuring 'FAILURE', 'CITIZEN' and DRY LAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Casting is finalized for three local productions being presented as part of Center Theatre Group's inaugural Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre. (more...)

Forever Flamenco to Bring NOCHE EN TRIANA to Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Forever Flamenco presents Noche en Triana on Sunday, April 23 at The Fountain Theatre. (more...)


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Photo Flash: Urgent Call to Action BUILDING THE WALL will Premiere at Fountain Theatre, Roll Across US
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

A new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge), written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration, reveals how those policies might lead to a terrifying, seemingly inconceivable, yet inevitable conclusion.Building the Wall opens at the Fountain Theatre onMarch 18, the first in a series of productions set to take place at theaters across the U.S. as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

The NNPN Rolling World Premiere of BUILDING THE WALL by Robert Schenkkan Kicks Off at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the first opening of the Rolling World Premiere of Building the Wall by Robert Schenkkan. The latest play from the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright will Roll, with the support of Paul Prokop, through Core Members Fountain Theatre (Los Angeles, CA; March 18-May 21, 2017), Curious Theatre Company (Denver, CO; April 4-19, 2017), and Borderlands Theater (Tucson, AZ; September 20-October 18), as well as Associate Members Forum Theatre (Washington, DC; April 27-May 27, 2017) and City Theatre (Miami, FL; September 20-October 8, 2017). (more...)

Let's Go Green On St. Patrick's Day!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle is proud to announce a new special award to be presented at its upcoming awards ceremony on March 20: The Gordon Davidson Award for distinguished contribution to the Los Angeles theatrical community. The award is sponsored by the Center Theatre Group, where Gordon Davidson served as the founding Artistic Director from 1967 to 2005, and will be presented this year to Pro99. (more...)

BWW Feature: The New York Pops Readies Itself for an Eclectic Second Half of Season
by Ashley Steves - Mar 10, 2017

The New York Pops brands itself as "a different kind of orchestra," and the proof is in the programming. The orchestra, the largest independent orchestra in the United States, will begin the second half of their season on Friday, March 10, 2017, with a LIFE IS A CABARET: KANDER & EBB, celebrating the music of the legendary duo, and continuing a season (and organization mission) dedicated to featuring a wide variety of performers, composers, and genres. (more...)

Newark Black Film Festival Announces 43rd Season Screenings at Newark Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Newark Black Film Festival (NBFF), the longest running festival of its kind in the United States, kicks off its 43rd season on June 28 at the Newark Museum with 13th, Ava DuVernay's exploration of the history of race, justice and mass incarceration in the U.S., focusing on the nation's prisons that are disproportionately filled with African-Americans. (more...)

FOREVER FLAMENCO by Jose Tanaka Comes to the Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Forever Flamenco by Jose Tanaka - World renowned guitarist Jose Tanaka directs a show that's sure to get you on your feet and screaming ¬°Ole! This month's Forever Flamenco line-up includes dancers Mizuho Sato, Daniela Zerme√Īo and, making her Fountain debut, flamenco powerhouse Lola Mayo direct from Spain. (more...)

South African HAMLET, Drum-Fueled 'TEN BLOCKS' and More Set for 2017 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

A South African Hamlet performed in a shallow tank of water at Fisherman's Wharf. A drum-fueled, outdoor production of Ten Blocks on the Camino Real imported from Ghana. Pericles staged on board the 66-foot Rose Dorothea fishing schooner.  (more...)

Victoria Platt Joins Cast of BUILDING THE WALL at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Beginning June 24, actress Victoria Platt will play the role of Gloria, joining actor Bo Foxworth in The Fountain Theatre's smash hit production of Building the Wall by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. Building the Wall opened at The Fountain in March, where it was the first in a series of productions taking place across the U.S. as part of a National New Plays Network Rolling World Premiere. The Fountain recently announced an extension through Aug. 27. (more...)

Rafael Alvarez, Writer for 'The Wire' Comes to DCAC on 7/11 to Kick Off Latest Book Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Rafael Alvarez, author and writer for "The Wire," comes to DCAC on July 11, to kick off his latest book tour (more...)

BUILDING THE WALL, THE MERMAID HOUR and More Set for Borderlands Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Borderlands Theater announces its 2017-18 Season, the third under artistic director Marc David Pinate. (more...)

Photo Flash: Triangle Productions Pokes at Trump Administration in BUILDING THE WALL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

BUILDING THE WALL features Gavin Hoffman (member of AEA) as a prison warden who has been "left out to dry" by the Trump administration and Andrea (Whittle) Vernae as the historian who is "trying to figure out why he did what he did." (more...)

James Badge Dale and Tamara Tunie Will Lead Robert Schenkkan's Trump Play BUILDING THE WALL Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Trump-era play BUILDING THE WALL, currently on a rolling world premiere across the U.S., will make its way to New York City this spring. (more...)

Boston Court Announces THE HOUSE IN SCARSDALE: A MEMOIR FOR THE STAGE BY DAN O'BRIEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents THE HOUSE IN SCARSDALE: A MEMOIRE FOR THE STAGE, a world premiere play written by Dan O'Brien and directed by Boston Court's Co-Artistic Director, Michael Michetti. The House in Scarsdale is presented on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, CA. (more...)

Nominations Announced for 2017 Stage Raw Theatre Awards, Hosted by Vanessa & French Stewart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Stage Raw announces the nominations for its third annual awards show 'A Wake and Sing!,' coming Monday, May 15 to Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street, Downtown. (more...)

BWW Review: In BUILDING THE WALL, Playwright Robert Schenkkan Offers a Chilling Call to Action
by Shari Barrett - Apr 3, 2017

A wave of new plays addressing social unrest are now hitting the stages of Los Angeles theaters. Last weekend I saw Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL at Fountain Theatre, the first in a series of productions set to take place at theaters across the U.S. as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Written as a reaction to the dawn of the Trump presidency, Schenkkan offers a direct response to his immigration policies, revealing how those policies might lead to a terrifying, seemingly inconceivable, yet inevitable conclusion. (more...)

BWW Feature: FINDING NEVERLAND Tour All Part of Learning to Fly
by Katricia Lang - Apr 29, 2017

FINDING NEVERLAND is touring city to city teaching imagination and aviation. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of CTG's CITIZEN; AN AMERICAN LYRIC
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2017

Citizen: An American Lyric joins Center Theatre Group at the Kirk Douglas Theatre as part of the inaugural Block Party program. (more...)

Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT and More Slated for 2017-18 at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2017-2018 season at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

Block Party Continues with Opening of CITIZEN This Sunday at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group's Block Party continues with the opening of The Fountain Theatre production of "Citizen: An American Lyric" this Sunday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Based on a book of poetry by Claudia Rankine, adapted for the stage by Fountain Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney, "Citizen: An American Lyric" will begin previews April 28 and continue for 11 performances only through May 7, 2017. (more...)

2017 Soulo Theatre Festival Line-Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Celebrating its 5th anniversary with an amazing line up of shows, workshops and panels, Toronto's Soulo Theatre Festival runs May 25-28 with all events except the Opening Night taking place at the RED Sandcastle Theatre in Leslieville. (more...)

BWW Interview: ACTUALLY, Anna Ziegler Writes Prolifically
by Gil Kaan - Apr 26, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse tackles the various conflicting definitions of sexual consent in its co-world premiere of playwright Anna Ziegler's ACTUALLY beginning May 2, 2017. I made the most of the opportunity to delve into Anna's thoughts on her love of writing; how, by chance, she became the successful writer she is today; and her reaction to winning London's 2016 WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Play for her PHOTOGRAPH 51.   (more...)

BWW Review: FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Opens the Block Party Series at the Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Apr 21, 2017

'Failure: A Love Story' chronicles the lives, loves and deaths of the three Fail sisters (June Carryl, Margaret Katch, and Nicole Shalhoub) and the one man with the double moniker Mortimer Mortimer (Kurt Quinn) who fell in love with each of them but not at the same time. Set against the backdrop of 1920s Chicago, this touching, whimsical tale explores the impermanence of life and the permanence of love, especially among devoted family members. The 'failure' in the title refers to poor Mortimer's inability to ever marry any of the three sisters after falling in love with them, as the untimely deaths of the three sisters happen before any marriages can take place. (more...)

Bryant Park Celebrates DANCE PARTY!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Bryant Park Presents announces the full lineup for the 2017 weekly Dance Party! (more...)

Bryant Park Presents the Full Lineup for 2017 Dance Party!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Bryant Park Presents announces the full lineup for the 2017 weekly Dance Party! (more...)

Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL Extends at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The world premiere of BUILDING THE WALL has extended through June 18. (more...)

Center Theatre's Block Party Begins with Opening of FAILURE: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Center Theatre Group's Block Party begins with the opening of the Coeurage Theatre Company production of "Failure: A Love Story" this Sunday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. Written by Philip Dawkins and directed by Michael Matthews, "Failure: A Love Story" will run through April 23, 2017, with 11 performances only. (more...)

Gerd Janson, Philipp Lauer and Mark Barrott Return as Talamanca System for Self-Titled Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

On the white island, between Ibiza Town and the infamous fish shack high up on a rock next to a bird sanctuary, you will find the beach of Talamanca. Plagued by too much seaweed, anchored middle-class yachts and joggers, it is also surprisingly the spiritual home of a correspondent post-Balearic group. (more...)

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