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The New Black Fest Commissions Five Black Women Playwrights for UN-TAMED: HAIR BODY ATTITUDE This FallThe New Black Fest Commissions Five Black Women Playwrights for UN-TAMED: HAIR BODY ATTITUDE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

In the tradition of Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege and HANDS UP: 6 Playwrights, 6 Testaments, The New Black Fest (guest curator playwright Dominique Morisseau) will commission five black women playwrights to write short plays entitled UN-TAMED: HAIR BODY ATTITUDE - Short Plays by Black Women. The playwrights include Cori Thomas, Nikkole Salter, Chisa Hutchinson, Lenelle Moise and Jocelyn Bioh. (more...)

Andy Christopher, Nicholas Rodriguez & More Will Star in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The MunyAndy Christopher, Nicholas Rodriguez & More Will Star in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Written by Alan Janes, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Josh Walden and music directed by Michael Horsley. (more...)

Tony Nominees Daphne Rubin-Vega & Elizabeth A. Davis to Lead Industry Reading of New Musical AMANDINETony Nominees Daphne Rubin-Vega & Elizabeth A. Davis to Lead Industry Reading of New Musical AMANDINE
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

An invitation-only reading of the new musical Amandine, featuring a book and lyrics by Winter Miller and music and lyrics by Lance Horne, will be presented on May 28, directed by Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Markus Potter.  The evening will feature the talents of Tony Award nominees Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent) and Elizabeth A. Davis (Once), along with Nick Blaemire (Found), Erin Markey (Erin Markey at Joe's Pub with Kenny Mellman), John Kelly (James Joyce's The Dead), and Romain Fruge (Threepenny Opera). (more...)

City Theatre to Present Momentum 15 Next MonthCity Theatre to Present Momentum 15 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

City Theatre announces the lineup for this year's two-day Momentum festival, featuring new works by returning favorites Jessica Dickey and Keith Reddin. (more...)

Unexpected Stage Company to Present ROMEO AND JULIET: LOVE KNOWS NO AGEUnexpected Stage Company to Present ROMEO AND JULIET: LOVE KNOWS NO AGE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

As part of its sixth and most ambitious season to date, Unexpected Stage Company-the fast-growing, Washington, D.C.-area professional theater company-will present its first Shakespearean production this summer. Romeo and Juliet: Love Knows No Age is a reimagining of Shakespeare's most famous play, in which the titular characters are in their 70s.The production will run from July 16 through August 9, 2015, at Randolph Road Theater, 4010 Randolph Road, Wheaton, MD (the former Round House space). (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award WinnersRhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced the 17 writers and 8 new musicals selected for the fifth summer of weeklong retreats. For eight consecutive weeks beginning July 5th, each writing team will have a residency in Rhinebeck, New York. Writers are provided a private home, transportation, food, and a $400 stipend. This year's writers include Obie winner Kirsten Childs, Tony nominee Elizabeth Davis, and 2015 Jonathan Larson award-winners Charlie Sohne, Tim Rosser, and Sam Willmott, who also just won the Kleban Prize.  (more...)

The Music of Led Zeppelin and More Set for Summer 2015 with the BSOThe Music of Led Zeppelin and More Set for Summer 2015 with the BSO
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced an addition to its 2015 summer programs. The Music of Led Zeppelin combines the power of a full rock band with the Baltimore Symphony on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at InFusion Theatre's ANOTHER KIND OF LOVEPhoto Flash: First Look at InFusion Theatre's ANOTHER KIND OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

InFusion Theatre Company presents Crystal Skillman's Another Kind of Love, directed by InFusion Artistic Director Mitch Golob with music direction by Jefferey Thomas and original music by Tony-nominated and Obie-winner Heidi Rodewald, lyrics by Caroline Dorsen and Crystal Skillman, now through June 14, at The Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division Ave. Opening night is slated for tomrorow, May 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ego Actus to Present I KNOW WHAT BOYS WANTEgo Actus to Present I KNOW WHAT BOYS WANT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Ego Actus will present the World Premiere of Penny Jackson's dark comedy I KNOW WHAT BOYS WANT at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street, NYC, beginning performances on July 16th, opening July 18th at 8 PM and continuing through August 2nd. The Equity production will be directed by Joan Kane with scene design by David Goldstein, costumes by Caitlin Cisek, lights by Dennis Parichy, sound by Andy Evan Cohen, projections by Jim Marlow. The Stage Manager is Tyler Winthrop. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- Robert Askins and Moritz von Stuelpnagel- 'I'm Running for President of Broadway!'BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- Robert Askins and Moritz von Stuelpnagel- 'I'm Running for President of Broadway!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Robert Askins and Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Best Play and Best Direction of a Play nominee for Hand to God. (more...)

Premiere Stages to Launch 11th Season at Kean University with GREAT KILLS, 6/19-21Premiere Stages to Launch 11th Season at Kean University with GREAT KILLS, 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Premiere Stages at Kean University will launch its much-anticipated 2015 Season with a free staged reading of Kate Cortesi's provocative new play, Great Kills, June 19 - 21 in Kean's Murphy Dunn Theatre. Selected from over 440 submissions, Great Kills is the first of two scripts scheduled for expanded development as part of the 2015 Premiere Stages Play Festival. (more...)

OSF to Launch National artEquity Facilitator Training ProgramOSF to Launch National artEquity Facilitator Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is proud to announce the launch of artEquity, a facilitator training initiative for theatre companies nationwide. Supported by a $145,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, artEquity will provide facilitation skills and capacity building in the areas of diversity, inclusion and equity. (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This SummerThe Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The Kennedy Center, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, the National New Play Network (NNPN)-the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays-and with Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host more than 50 playwrights, directors, and dramaturgs from July 25 to August 2, 2015 as part of the 10th annual weeklong MFA Playwrights' Workshop featuring new works by MFA students from Columbia University, Northwestern University, Fordham University, Yale School of Drama, the Juilliard School, New York University-Tisch School of the Arts, University of California-San Diego, and the Juilliard School. (more...)

TRAIL OF TEARS Begins 7/10 at Nuyorican Poets CafeTRAIL OF TEARS Begins 7/10 at Nuyorican Poets Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

 TRAIL OF TEARS, a startling new docudrama chronicling the effects of the Native American Removal Act on present-day Native Americans, will receive its world premiere in a production presented by Rebel Theater, The Eagle Project and The Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Performances begin July 10, 2015. (more...)

BLIND CREST Staged Reading Set for Planet Connections Theatre FestivityBLIND CREST Staged Reading Set for Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The Other Mirror is pleased to present a staged reading of BLIND CREST by Monet Hurst-Mendoza and directed by Katherine M. Carter, as part of the 6th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festivity will take place June 15th through July 12th at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street). (more...)

TRU to Stage Reading of THE HUMMINGBIRDS, 6/22 at SoHo PlayhouseTRU to Stage Reading of THE HUMMINGBIRDS, 6/22 at SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), Molly Morris and Patrick Blake present The Hummingbirds by Garret Jon Groenveld on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 7pm at the SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, NYC. This two-hander will now feature acclaimed actors Ellen McLaughlin and Eric Berryman and will be directed as a staged reading by Eric Tucker (Wall Street Journal Director of The Year, 2014). (more...)

NNPN Announces Over $125K in Grants for 2015-16NNPN Announces Over $125K in Grants for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announced its 2015-16 grant recipients, including the Smith Prize for Political Theatre, the 2015 Annual Commission, two Playwright Residencies, five Producer Residencies, and two Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnership between eight of its members on two productions. In all, NNPN committed over $125,000 to fourteen Core Member Theaters and nine Affiliated Artists. (more...)

Karen Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage UptownKaren Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Second Stage Theatre  continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of KING LIZ, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson.  KING LIZ will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN.  Previews begin Monday, July 13th and opening night is Monday, July 27th. (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 14th New Works Festival Lineup SetTheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 14th New Works Festival Lineup Set
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Continuing its commitment to developing new works, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will gather playwrights and composers from across the nation for its 2015 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre, where the public can attend performances, offer feedback, and participate in a panel discussion with the artists.  (more...)

Full Casting Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE at NYTW This WeekendFull Casting Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE at NYTW This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Final casting has been set for the 2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's Playwrights For A Cause, set to take place at 7:30pm on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4th Street, on Sunday, June 14 at 7:30 pm. The evening, which will benefit the non-profit National Coalition Against Censorship, will showcase world premiere one-act plays by three acclaimed playwrights: Israel Horovitz's Breaking Phillip Glass and Erik Ehn's Her Speech, both directed by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity founder and PFAC Producing Artistic Curator Glory Kadigan, and Halley Feiffer's A Play About New Mexico, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. (more...)

Lark Hotels Expands Coastal New England CollectionLark Hotels Expands Coastal New England Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Following the news of the grand openings of Lark Hotels' two new properties, Gilded in Newport, Rhode Island, and Whitehall in Camden, Maine, two MORE have just opened their doors: The Break, Narragansett, Rhode Island's first beach-chic boutique hotel, and The Hotel Portsmouth, which opened in 2014 in New Hampshire's popular coastal hamlet. (more...)

Two River Theater's 2015 CROSSING BORDERS Festival to Spotlight Cuban Writers; Lineup Announced!Two River Theater's 2015 CROSSING BORDERS Festival to Spotlight Cuban Writers; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup for its fifth annual Crossing Borders festival of new plays by Latino writers. (more...)

Dave Thomas Brown, Afton C. Williamson & More to Lead MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDEDave Thomas Brown, Afton C. Williamson & More to Lead MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland') will star in Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater to Present American Debut of TRUCK STOP, 10/5-24Crowded Fire Theater to Present American Debut of TRUCK STOP, 10/5-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) is pleased to announce the creative team and dates for the American Premiere of TRUCK STOP by Lachlan Philpott, opening Monday October 5, 8 pm running through October 24 at the Thick House in San Francisco's Potrero Hill. Directed by Marilee Talkington, this production marks Lachlan Philpott's first fully produced play in the United States. Philpott is an award-winning playwright in Australia whose plays have been extensively developed at American theaters including San Francisco's ACT, Crowded Fire Theater and the Magic. (more...)

Karen Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage UptownKaren Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of King Liz, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson. King Liz will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN. Previews began Monday, July 13th, for opening night tonight, July 27th, 2015. (more...)

Full Cast Set for LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN at Cherry Lane TheaterFull Cast Set for LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN at Cherry Lane Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Fullcasting has been announced for Laugh It Up, Stare It Down, a new play written by Alan Hruska (The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion) and directed by Chris Eigeman (known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco). Laugh It Up, Stare It Down will premiere at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) beginning a limited engagement on August 26th with opening night set for September 9th. (more...)

Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Theodore Bikel TonightBroadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Theodore Bikel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed performer Theodore Bikel, who passed away on July 21, 2015 at age 91. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, July 24, 2015 at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Mary Hamilton Named The Lark's 2015-17 Jerome NY FellowMary Hamilton Named The Lark's 2015-17 Jerome NY Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

The Lark has announced that Mary Hamilton, author of We Three, The Plan, One of the Women and The Building and Unbuilding of the Saxophone Sunset, will be the recipient of the Jerome New York Fellowship for 2015-2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Theodore BikelPhoto Flash: Remembering Theodore Bikel
by Walter McBride - Jul 23, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, acclaimed performer Theodore Bikel passed away on July 21, 2015 at age 91. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, July 24, 2015 at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Memory of Theodore Bikel TomorrowBroadway to Dim Lights in Memory of Theodore Bikel Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed performer Theodore Bikel, who passed away on July 21, 2015 at age 91. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, July 24, 2015 at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Rogue Machine Extends A PERMANENT IMAGE Through August 17Rogue Machine Extends A PERMANENT IMAGE Through August 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

OBIE Award winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter's A PERMANENT IMAGE will now continues at Rogue Machine through August 17th. Kicking off their 8th season, and helmed by the company's founding Artistic Director and LA Weekly "Career Achievement Award" recipient John Perrin Flynn, the award-winning cast includes Anne Gee Byrd, Tracie Lockwood, Ned Mochel, and Mark L. Taylor. Rogue Machine received the American Theatre Wing's 2014 National Theatre Company Grant, given only to 12 theatre companies in the country. (more...)

American Theater Co & Araca Group Partner for New Play WorkshopAmerican Theater Co & Araca Group Partner for New Play Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC) announces the second year of AracaWorks: Chicago, a new play development workshop in partnership with New York's The Araca Group, Broadway producers of Disgraced, Urinetown, Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune, The Wedding Singer, Lend Me a Tenor, and A View from the Bridge. AracaWorks: Chicago emerged from a collaboration that led to the development of Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar, which received the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and a 2015 Tony Award nomination for Best Play. The program gives three playwrights a weeklong development opportunity at ATC, culminating in a weekend of private readings-with one of the three plays selected to receive a year of development attention. (more...)

Arthur Kopit, Emily Mann, Keith Josef Adkins, Lisa Ramirez and More Win 2015 NYCT Helen Merrill Playwright AwardsArthur Kopit, Emily Mann, Keith Josef Adkins, Lisa Ramirez and More Win 2015 NYCT Helen Merrill Playwright Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Ten playwrights have won the New York Community Trust Helen Merrill Playwright Awards, honoring established and emerging writers for the theater. The winners are currently producing work on topics ranging from basement dwelling families in the middle of the 21st century to the 19th century all-black community that faced destruction in order to create Central Park. (more...)

BalaSole Dance to Present SALMAGUNDI Evening of Solos, 7/17-18BalaSole Dance to Present SALMAGUNDI Evening of Solos, 7/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Executive & Artistic Director and Founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 16th concert season of BalaSole in 'SALMAGUNDI,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, on July 17 & 18, 8PM, at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street. (more...)

'1 2 3' to Launch San Francisco Playhouse's 7th Annual Sandbox Series Next Month'1 2 3' to Launch San Francisco Playhouse's 7th Annual Sandbox Series Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

San Francisco Playhouse opens the seventh season of its Award-Winning Sandbox Series with the dynamic world premiere of Lila Rose Kaplan's 1 2 3. (more...)

Andy Christopher Leads BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, Beginning Tonight at The MunyAndy Christopher Leads BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, Beginning Tonight at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

The Muny presents Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, beginning tonight, July 13, and running through July 20 at Forest Park. Written by Alan Janes, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Josh Walden and music directed by Michael Horsley. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events each day through Friday, September 4. All details about Neighborhood Week, including locations and ticket information, can be found at pittsburghsymphony.org/neighborhood. (more...)

Mirror Stage Examines Race and Gender in 11th Season of FEED YOUR MIND, Starting This OctoberMirror Stage Examines Race and Gender in 11th Season of FEED YOUR MIND, Starting This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Sponsored in part by 4Culture, the 2015-16 season of Mirror Stage's popular FEED YOUR MIND staged reading series traces a path from Jamestown, Virginia in 1676 to Hampton, Virginia in 1945, with a detour through Hades and Ancient Greece, exploring questions of racial and gender equity. (more...)

Nylon Fusion to Bring HALF MOON BAY to the New Ohio Theatre This OctoberNylon Fusion to Bring HALF MOON BAY to the New Ohio Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

An aynredenish -- an obsession -- is worse than a disease, say our Yiddish elders. 'Half Moon Bay' by John Jiler is a drama about a prize-winning Manhattan architect whose sudden fixation on a mysterious waitress sabotages his marriage and his career and causes him to abandon his ideals. Its world premiere, directed by Margarett Perry, will be presented by Nylon Fusion Theatre Company from October 3 to 25 at New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher Street. (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Releases Recording of Christopher Theofanidis' CREATION/CREATORAtlanta Symphony Orchestra Releases Recording of Christopher Theofanidis' CREATION/CREATOR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is today releasing its sixth recording titled "Christopher Theofanidis Creation/Creator" on its record label, ASO Media.   (more...)

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company to Present HALF MOON BAY, 10/3-25Nylon Fusion Theatre Company to Present HALF MOON BAY, 10/3-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

An aynredenish -- an obsession -- is worse than a disease, say our Yiddish elders.  'Half Moon Bay' by John Jiler is a drama about a prize-winning Manhattan architect whose sudden fixation on a mysterious waitress sabotages his marriage and his career and causes him to abandon his ideals. Its world premiere, directed by Margarett Perry, will be presented by Nylon Fusion Theatre Company from October 3 to 25 at New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher Street.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 25, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 25, 2015
by - Aug 25, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Nashville Rep Announces 2015-16 Ingram New Works Lab PlaywrightsNashville Rep Announces 2015-16 Ingram New Works Lab Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Nashville Repertory Theatre is proud to announce its Ingram New Works Lab Playwrights for the 2015-16 season. (more...)

Idris Goodwin's BARS AND MEASURES Launches NNPN Rolling Premiere at B Street TomorrowIdris Goodwin's BARS AND MEASURES Launches NNPN Rolling Premiere at B Street Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

National New Play Network -- the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays -- announces BARS AND MEASURES by Idris Goodwin as its 54th Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Begins Previews TonightMCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE begins previews tonight, August 20, 2015 ahead of a September 9, 2015 opening night. (more...)

STORM, STILL Adaptation of KING LEAR Set for Brooklyn Backyard, 9/11-19STORM, STILL Adaptation of KING LEAR Set for Brooklyn Backyard, 9/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Brand new play incubator Brooklyn Yard presents a showcase production of STORM, STILL, a three-person adaptation of King Lear, by playwright Gabrielle Reisman, in Reisman's own backyard in south Bushwick this fall. (more...)

Pipeline Theatre Company to Present Andrew Farmer's THE GRAY MAN at Walker Space, 9/24-10/18Pipeline Theatre Company to Present Andrew Farmer's THE GRAY MAN at Walker Space, 9/24-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Pipeline Theatre Company will present the World Premiere of Andrew Farmer's haunting play The Gray Man, September 24-October 18 at Walker Space (46 Walker Street between Broadway and Church Street). Performances will be Wednesday through Sunday at 8pm with additional performances on Saturday at 5pm and Tuesday, October 13 at 8pm. Early bird tickets ($20) will go on sale August 20. Regular ticket sales ($25) will begin September 3. Tickets will be available for purchase online at www.pipelinetheatre.org. The show runs approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.  (more...)

Vanessa Rose Named Executive Director of the International Contemporary EnsembleVanessa Rose Named Executive Director of the International Contemporary Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) announced today that Vanessa Rose has been named its new Executive Director. ICE founder Claire Chase will remain ICE's Co-Artistic Director and flutist. Rose comes to ICE from The Lark Play Development Center where she served as Director of Development from 2013-2015. She was selected by ICE's Board of Directors on August 3 and will assume the directorship on September 1, 2015, alongside Chase and Co-Artistic Director and clarinetist Joshua Rubin. (more...)

Cast Set for American Premiere of TRUCK STOP at Crowded Fire Theater This FallCast Set for American Premiere of TRUCK STOP at Crowded Fire Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team and dates for the American Premiere of TRUCK STOP by Lachlan Philpott, opening Monday October 5, 8 pm running through October 24 at the Thick House in San Francisco's Potrero Hill. Directed by Marilee Talkington, this production marks Lachlan Philpott's first fully produced play in the United States. Philpott is an award-winning playwright in Australia whose plays have been extensively developed at American theaters including San Francisco's ACT, Crowded Fire Theater and the Magic. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 11, 2015

Talking Heads' David Byrne, who with Fat Boy Slim wrote the cult Imelda Marcos musical HERE LIES LOVE, is bringing the life of another female icon to the stage. (more...)

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