Labyrinth Theater's EMPANADA LOCA, Starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, Begins TonightLabyrinth Theater's EMPANADA LOCA, Starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Aaron Mark's EMPANADA LOCA starring Daphne Rubin-Vega begins previews tonight, September 30th, at Labyrinth Theater Company's Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street) in the West Village. (more...)

HORNIMAN'S CHOICE Begins This Month at Finborough TheatreHORNIMAN'S CHOICE Begins This Month at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Horniman's Choice brings together four plays by the leading figures of the 'Manchester School' of playwrights - Harold Brighouse, Stanley Houghton and Allan Monkhouse, all originally championed by Annie Horniman, owner of Gaiety Theatre, Manchester, the first regional repertory theatre in Britain. Horniman's Choice runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 27 September 2015 (Press Night: Monday, 28 September 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

CHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Set for Steppenwolf Garage This FallCHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Set for Steppenwolf Garage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the World Premiere of CHARM by Philip Dawkins. Directed by BJ Jones, CHARM was developed through Northlight's Interplay Series and will be presented in Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted, from October 14 - November 8, 2015. (more...)

Arizona Theatre, Stray Cat Present New Comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS, Beginning TonightArizona Theatre, Stray Cat Present New Comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Arizona Theatre Company, in a special collaboration with Stray Cat Theatre, will present Laura Eason's new comedy about the calculations people are making to find love or fame in an age of social media, brightly-lit phone screens and blogging. SEX WITH STRANGERS plays tonight, Sept. 24, through Oct. 11 in Stage West at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe. (more...)

Labyrinth & TodayTix to Offer $15 Tickets to EMPANADA LOCA, Starring Daphne Rubin-VegaLabyrinth & TodayTix to Offer $15 Tickets to EMPANADA LOCA, Starring Daphne Rubin-Vega
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Labyrinth Theater Company (Mimi O'Donnell, Artistic Director; Danny Feldman, Executive Director) announced today that all tickets to the first preview performance of Aaron Mark's Empanada Loca starring Daphne Rubin-Vega on Wednesday, September 30th will be priced at $15 and available exclusively via the TodayTix, the premiere mobile theater ticketing app. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre to Stage Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER This FallNew Repertory Theatre to Stage Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

New Repertory Theatre announces A NUMBER by Caryl Churchill, October 10 - November 1, 2015 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, October 12, at 7:30pm. (more...)

ACTT Grads to Display Work in 6 New Plays This SpringACTT Grads to Display Work in 6 New Plays This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

This Spring, an unprecedented number of students graduating from The Actors College of Theatre & Television (ACTT) with Advanced Diplomas in acting will bring their hard work and commitment to the fore across a series of 6 diverse plays, staged in two flourishing Sydney theatres - Belvoir Theatre and the Bondi Pavilion. (more...)

TCG Publishes Pulitzer Prize Winner BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYTCG Publishes Pulitzer Prize Winner BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Between Riverside and Crazy, the 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The play premiered at Atlantic Theater Company (Off-Broadway, New York) in the summer of 2014, with a subsequent production shortly after at Second Stage Theatre Company (Off-Broadway, New York), in the winter of 2015. (more...)

L.I.P. Service Sets 2015 Season: 'JUDAS,' STREAMERS & THE WHALE!L.I.P. Service Sets 2015 Season: 'JUDAS,' STREAMERS & THE WHALE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

L.I.P. Service has announced their 2015 theatrical season featuring contemporary and groundbreaking productions. This will mark the fourth year of bringing award winning live theater to DFW for L.I.P Service. The new season will include an area premiere, a riveting revival and a gritty retelling of an age-old tale. Race, religion and redemption are challenged in each of these outstanding plays. (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Lucas Hnath and More Set for The Actors Studio's THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE SeriesStephen Adly Guirgis, Lucas Hnath and More Set for The Actors Studio's THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

What is the role of theater in the world today? The Actors Studio is presenting a series of plays and discussions, THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, which will be free and open to the public. The series will comprise four productions over the next few months touching on the themes of social justice. Each performance will be followed by a discussion with an expert in the topic.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Daphne Rubin-Vega in Labyrinth Theater Company's EMPANADA LOCAPhoto Flash: First Look at Daphne Rubin-Vega in Labyrinth Theater Company's EMPANADA LOCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Aaron Mark's EMPANADA LOCA starring Daphne Rubin-Vega just opened last night at Labyrinth Theater Company's Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street) in the West Village and runs through November 8, 2015. (more...)

Labyrinth Theater's EMPANADA LOCA, Starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, Opens TonightLabyrinth Theater's EMPANADA LOCA, Starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Aaron Mark's EMPANADA LOCA starring Daphne Rubin-Vega opens tonight, October 21, at Labyrinth Theater Company's Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street) in the West Village and runs through November 8, 2015. (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Lucas Hnath and More Set for The Actors Studio's THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE SeriesStephen Adly Guirgis, Lucas Hnath and More Set for The Actors Studio's THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

What is the role of theater in the world today? The Actors Studio is presenting a series of plays and discussions, THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, which will be free and open to the public. The series will comprise four productions over the next few months touching on the themes of social justice. Each performance will be followed by a discussion with an expert in the topic.  (more...)

James Still's LOOKING OVER THE PRESIDENT'S SHOULDER to Play American Blues Theater This SpringJames Still's LOOKING OVER THE PRESIDENT'S SHOULDER to Play American Blues Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble celebrating 30 years of presenting visceral theatrical works while engaging its audience in missions of local service agencies, are proud to announce the Chicago premiere of LOOKING OVER THE PRESIDENT'S SHOULDER, by Artistic Affiliate James Still and directed by Timothy Douglas, February 5 - March 6, 2016 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

CHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Begins Tonight at Steppenwolf GarageCHARM, Northlight's World Premiere by Philip Dawkins, Begins Tonight at Steppenwolf Garage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the World Premiere of CHARM by Philip Dawkins. Directed by BJ Jones, CHARM was developed through Northlight's Interplay Series and will be presented in Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted, from tonight, October 14, through November 8, 2015. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Stages Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER, Beginning TonightNew Repertory Theatre Stages Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

New Repertory Theatre announces A NUMBER by Caryl Churchill, tonight, October 10 - November 1, 2015 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, October 12, at 7:30pm. (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: Alice Ripley, Jennifer Damiano and Helene Yorke Will Join Benjamin Walker in AMERICAN PSYCHO on Broadway!BREAKING NEWS: Alice Ripley, Jennifer Damiano and Helene Yorke Will Join Benjamin Walker in AMERICAN PSYCHO on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

AMERICAN PSYCHO just announced that Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley(Next to Normal), Tony Award nominee Jennifer Damiano (Next to Normal) and Helene Yorke (Bullets over Broadway, 'Masters of Sex') will join previously announced Benjamin Walker (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) in the cast of the highly-anticipated musical. Directed by Rupert Goold (King Charles III), AMERICAN PSYCHO, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis, has music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Duncan Sheik, a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ('Glee') and choreography by Lynne Page (La Cage Aux Folles). (more...)

Mike Bartlett's KING CHARLES III UK Tour Announces Extension, Thru Spring 2016Mike Bartlett's KING CHARLES III UK Tour Announces Extension, Thru Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The producers of Mike Bartlett's multi award-winning contemporary play, King Charles III are delighted to announce today that the current UK tour has been extended into spring 2016. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for The Old Globe and University of San Diego's AS YOU LIKE IT This NovemberCast, Creatives Set for The Old Globe and University of San Diego's AS YOU LIKE IT This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, running November 14 - November 22 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Company of Fools to Stage Three Pop-Up Monologues This WinterCompany of Fools to Stage Three Pop-Up Monologues This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

?As part of the Sun Valley Center's BIG IDEA, Role Play, which explores how we understand gender today  -  Company of Fools (COF) has commissioned  three dynamic performance monologues that will have "pop-up" performances at various undisclosed places from December 11, 2015 through February 11, 2016.  (more...)

The Old Globe and University of San Diego's AS YOU LIKE IT Opens TonightThe Old Globe and University of San Diego's AS YOU LIKE IT Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

The Old Globe presents the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program's production of William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, running tonight, November 14 - November 22 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Diversionary Theatre's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMASTickets Now on Sale for Diversionary Theatre's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Diversionary Theatre has announced that tickets are on sale for A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration In Concert, written by Paula Vogel and directed by Kim Strassburger. Performances of this holiday-inspired production begin Thursday, December 10th, 2015, at 7pm at 4545 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA. (more...)

Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci and More Lead Almeida's Greek Season Finale, THE ODYSSEY, TodayIan McKellen, Stanley Tucci and More Lead Almeida's Greek Season Finale, THE ODYSSEY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

An army of artists including Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Andrew Scott, Bertie Carvel, Jeremy Irvine, Jessica Brown Findlay, and many more will read Homer's sequel, THE ODYSSEY, which will be live-streamed free from unusual and iconic locations across London to celebrate the end of Almeida Greeks, today 12 November 2015. (more...)

Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Jeremy Irvine, and Andrew Scott Lead Almeida's Greek Season Finale, THE ODYSSEYIan McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Jeremy Irvine, and Andrew Scott Lead Almeida's Greek Season Finale, THE ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

An army of artists including Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Andrew Scott, Bertie Carvel, Jeremy Irvine, Jessica Brown Findlay, and many more will read Homer's sequel, THE ODYSSEY, which will be live-streamed free from unusual and iconic locations across London to celebrate the end of Almeida Greeks, on Thursday 12 November 2015. (more...)

Bobby Cannavale, Billy Crudup, Padma Lakshmi, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Set for Labyrinth's CELEBRITY CHARADES GalaBobby Cannavale, Billy Crudup, Padma Lakshmi, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Set for Labyrinth's CELEBRITY CHARADES Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, nationally renowned theater company, has announced its lineup of players for this year's signature annual gala, CELEBRITY CHARADES Goes Medieval, which will take place on Monday, November 16 at Capitale (130 Bowery). (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Say Yes! Collective! Brings LAND OF THE ICE BEARS to Hollywood Fringe FestivalPhoto Flash Exclusive: Say Yes! Collective! Brings LAND OF THE ICE BEARS to Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Ensemble theatre company Say Yes! Collective presents its inaugural production, Land of the Ice Bears, a world premiere comedy co-produced with the internationally acclaimed Hollywood Fringe Festival. This biting exploration of sibling turmoil features a script by Jacob Cribbs, and is directed by Rob Adler. The world premiere of Land of the Ice Bears will be presented at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre, 5636 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, for three performances only, June 8, 14, 18, 2015. (more...)

Steep Theatre's 15th Season to Include World Premieres, U.S. Premieres & MoreSteep Theatre's 15th Season to Include World Premieres, U.S. Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Steep Theatre is thrilled to announce the programming for its upcoming, landmark 15th season.  The slate of shows will celebrate many of the elements that have defined this company since its inception and established it as one of the most vibrant companies in Chicago: bold scripts from today's most exciting writers; fearlessly honest ensemble work; and visionary directors.  Steep's 15th season features a U.S. premiere from 2015 Tony Award winner and Steep Associate Playwright Simon Stephens; a world premiere from playwright and veteran stage and screen actor Hamish Linklater; a U.S. Premiere from one of Britain's most celebrated writers Laura Wade; and a local premiere from Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Samuel D. Hunter.  (more...)

Sanguine Theatre Company's New Drama COME BACK UP to Begin Previews in AugustSanguine Theatre Company's New Drama COME BACK UP to Begin Previews in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Sanguine Theatre Company announced today that it will stage COME BACK UP, a new drama written by Sarah M. Duncan that takes us behind the media mask and challenges our perceptions of victim versus villain. The production will run August 11 - 30, 2015 at The Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street). The official opening will be on Saturday, August 15th at 8PM. Jillian Robertson directs. (more...)

Win Meet & Greet With Sam Rockwell At FOOL FOR LOVE On BroadwayWin Meet & Greet With Sam Rockwell At FOOL FOR LOVE On Broadway
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 30, 2015

A Hollywood headliner comes to Broadway! (more...)

KING CHARLES III Set for UK Tour, This FallKING CHARLES III Set for UK Tour, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs at the Almeida Theatre and in the West End, King Charles III embarks on a UK tour this autumn. Robert Powell will take on the role of King Charles. (more...)

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures Developing DOG DAY AFTERNOON for the Stage; Stephen Adly Guirgis Will WriteWarner Bros. Theatre Ventures Developing DOG DAY AFTERNOON for the Stage; Stephen Adly Guirgis Will Write
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures has just announced that 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY) will write a new play based on the Oscar®-winning motion picture DOG DAY AFTERNOON.  Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures is developing the play for a Broadway bow to follow their successful production of Oscar® winner William Goldman's adaptation of MISERY starring Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf. (more...)

Skidmore College Theatre Announces Spring 2016 SeasonSkidmore College Theatre Announces Spring 2016 Season
by Louisa Brady - Jan 28, 2016

The Skidmore College Department of Theater is pleased to announce their Spring 2016 Seminar production season. (more...)

Sound Theatre Company Launches 2016 Tenth Anniversary Season of PlaysSound Theatre Company Launches 2016 Tenth Anniversary Season of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Sound Theatre Company launches their tenth anniversary season with three vastly different and richly engaging productions that revolve around themes of justice. The 2016 season titled 'The Long Arc of Justice' begins in March with the searing musical PARADE by Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown at 12th Ave Arts in the intimate Mainstage space. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre to Stage World Premiere of PULPPhoenix Theatre to Stage World Premiere of PULP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Pulp, opening February 11, 2016 on the Steve and Livia Russell Stage. This production runs through March 6, with Bryan Fonseca serving as director. (more...)

Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sacha Wares will be returning to Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of Leo Butler's new play Boy, after her directorial success with the critically acclaimed production, Game, by Mike Bartlett, in 2015.  Boy will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 April until 28 May 2016, with press night on 12 April 2016. Director Sacha Wares is joined by a formidable creative team, including two powerhouse contemporary designers, Miriam Buether for set design (Wild Swans, Sucker Punch, My Child, Generations), who worked with Sacha on Game at the Almeida in 2015, and Ultz for costume (Jerusalem, Hobson's Choice, Fallout, Pied Pier), who will be collaborating with Miriam, on design, for the very first time. Further creative credits include movement by Leon Baugh, lighting by Jack Knowles and sound by Gareth Fry. (more...)

AMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast AnnouncedAMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- will begin performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (more...)

Official: Newton Faulkner Joins Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT UK Tour as 'Johnny', May 2016Official: Newton Faulkner Joins Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT UK Tour as 'Johnny', May 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Double Platinum selling artist Newton Faulkner joins the cast of Green Day's explosive Tony Award ® winning musical, American Idiot, on it's UK Tour. Newton will be taking on the role of Johnny from May 2016 after Matt Thorpe, who will open the role from 19 March at the Curve Theatre, Leicester until 7 May at the New Theatre, Oxford.  One of the UK's finest contemporary singer-songwriters, Newton's unique style of guitar playing and soaring vocals have made him a worldwide success since he burst onto the music scene back in 2007.  (more...)

2cents Theatre Extends DEN OF THIEVES Through 2/212cents Theatre Extends DEN OF THIEVES Through 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

2Cents Theatre, the producers of the critically-acclaimed productions of the hit musicals Rent and Fugitive Songs is thrilled to announce that their smash-hit, critically-acclaimed production of DEN OF THIEVES, written by 2015 Pulitzer Prize winning author Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Eric Augusztiny isEXTENDING through SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 at the Hudson Guild Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

CRT to Present Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITYCRT to Present Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

?Connecticut Repertory Theatre will present Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility by adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan as the fourth show of its 2015-2016 season. The show is directed by Kristin Wold, a faculty member at UConn and member of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA.  Sense and Sensibility will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from February 25 through March 6, 2016. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486 2113. (more...)

CABARET, SISTER ACT & More on Tap for Hillbarn Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonCABARET, SISTER ACT & More on Tap for Hillbarn Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The seven-production season includes the fabulously fun LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, Aaron Sorkin's award-winning drama A FEW GOOD MEN, Stephen Adly Guirgis' dark comedy The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, the magical family musical MARY POPPINS, the Kander and Ebb masterpiece CABARET, Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning farce RUMORS and the smash-hit musical comedy SISTER ACT! (more...)

2Cents Theatre's DEN OF THIEVES Opens in January2Cents Theatre's DEN OF THIEVES Opens in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

2Cents Theatre, the producers of the critically-acclaimed productions of the hit musicals Rent and Fugitive Songs is thrilled to present DEN OF THIEVES, written by 2015 Pulitzer Prize winning author Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Eric Augusztiny. DEN OF THIEVES will preview on Saturday, January 9 at 8pm & Sunday, January 10 at 7pm and will open on Friday, January 15 and run through Sunday, February 7 at the Hudson Guild Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Bush Theatre Sets PINK MIST CastBush Theatre Sets PINK MIST Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Casting has been announced for award-winning writer Owen Sheers' acclaimed play Pink Mist, about the mental and physical scars of war, which opens at the Bush Theatre in January 2016 before a run at the Bristol Old Vic. (more...)

Cast Announced for East Coast Debut of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT at Arena StageCast Announced for East Coast Debut of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The new drama Sweat by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined; By The Way, Meet Vera Stark) comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater following a critically-acclaimed debut at Oregon Shakespeare Festival as part of a co-commission between the two theaters. Hailed by The New York Times as an 'extraordinarily moving drama' that 'brims with the kind of ripe, richly imagined life associated with the work of the great August Wilson,' the play is directed by Nottage's longtime collaborator Kate Whoriskey and runs January 15-February 21, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Win a Meet & Greet with Sam Rockwell at FOOL FOR LOVE on Broadway; Deadline Today!Win a Meet & Greet with Sam Rockwell at FOOL FOR LOVE on Broadway; Deadline Today!
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 4, 2015

A Hollywood headliner comes to Broadway! (more...)

Arizona Theatre, Stray Cat to Present New Comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS This FallArizona Theatre, Stray Cat to Present New Comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Arizona Theatre Company, in a special collaboration with Stray Cat Theatre, will present Laura Eason's new comedy about the calculations people are making to find love or fame in an age of social media, brightly-lit phone screens and blogging. SEX WITH STRANGERS plays Sept. 24-Oct. 11 in Stage West at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe. (more...)

Charlotte Randle, Georgina Lamb & More Join Cast of The Almeida Theatre's MEDEACharlotte Randle, Georgina Lamb & More Join Cast of The Almeida Theatre's MEDEA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces full casting for Medea.  Rupert Goold will direct Euripides' masterpiece, as one of world drama's most infamous characters is brought to life in a new version by controversial feminist writer Rachel Cusk. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Begins Tonight at Gloucester StagePulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Begins Tonight at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Gloucester Stage presents Annie Baker's The Flick from tonight, August 20 through September 12 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, The Flick, follows three underpaid employees of a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts as they mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state while also revealing touching and funny truths about their search for identity. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles of the movie theater, becoming more compelling than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. In The Flick playwright Annie Baker uses keen insight and a finely-tuned comic eye to create a funny and heartfelt cry for authenticity in a fast-changing world. In addition to winning a Pulitzer Prize for The Flick, Ms. Baker also received the Susan Smith Blackburn Award and an Obie Award for Playwriting. (more...)

Colt Coeur to Stage World Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH in SeptemberColt Coeur to Stage World Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

How to Live on Earth is a haunting new play about our unrelenting obsession with the next frontier and the desire to give your life for something greater than yourself. Inspired in part by the Mars One project to colonize Mars by 2025 - this piece is a funny, wry, and deeply truthful portrait of the fears and hopes that drive us towards exploration and expansion.  (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Begins 8/20 at Gloucester StagePulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Begins 8/20 at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Gloucester Stage presents Annie Baker's The Flick from August 20 through September 12 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, The Flick, follows three underpaid employees of a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts as they mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state while also revealing touching and funny truths about their search for identity. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles of the movie theater, becoming more compelling than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. In The Flick playwright Annie Baker uses keen insight and a finely-tuned comic eye to create a funny and heartfelt cry for authenticity in a fast-changing world. In addition to winning a Pulitzer Prize for The Flick, Ms. Baker also received the Susan Smith Blackburn Award and an Obie Award for Playwriting. (more...)

Colt Coeur Sets 6th SeasonColt Coeur Sets 6th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Colt Coeur Artistic Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt and Managing Director Amy Ashton announce the company's 6th season. The 2015-2016 season will include World Premieres by MJ Kaufman and William Francis Hoffman. While Colt Coeur spends the year developing plays and creating innovative initiatives, this is the first time they will be presenting a two-play season. (more...)

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