Finborough Theatre's World Premiere of FISHSKIN TROUSERS Begins TonightFinborough Theatre's World Premiere of FISHSKIN TROUSERS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

The world premiere of multi-award-winning playwright Elizabeth Kuti's FISHSKIN TROUSERS will receive a four week run at the Finborough Theatre, opening tonight, 3 September 2013. The production is complemented by the return of the FINBOROUGHFORUM, a series of events, discussions and debates, both on the play itself and the current state of new writing for the theatre in the UK, following every performance on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.00pm from 11 September 2013. (more...)

Nick Offerman Coming to Santa Rosa's Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 10/3Nick Offerman Coming to Santa Rosa's Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts welcomes critically acclaimed comedian and award winning actor Nick Offerman to the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road) in Santa Rosa for a one night only performance of Nick Offerman: Full Bush on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm. From lessons in manliness, to high-spirited sing alongs, to the occasional bout with nudity, Offerman's stage performances are inspirational experiences for those lucky enough to attend. Don't miss out on a humorous evening with one of the top comics in the country. Tickets for Nick Offerman: Full Bush are on sale now and may be purchased for $55 and $40 online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600, and in person at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

Red Tape Reaches Kickstarter Goal to Fund THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MADAM BARKER; Tickets Now on SaleRed Tape Reaches Kickstarter Goal to Fund THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MADAM BARKER; Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Red Tape Theatre (RTT) has announcde the successful conclusion of the Kickstarter campaign dedicated to raising funds to help produce the World Premiere of The Life and Death of Madam Barker. Through generous donations from the community, they surpassed our initial goal of $2000, raising a total of $2270. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Launches Dallas Theater Center's 2013-14 Season TonightA RAISIN IN THE SUN Launches Dallas Theater Center's 2013-14 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Dallas Theater Center launches its 2013-14 season with A Raisin in the Sun. Tre Garrett of Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre will make his directorial debut at DTC with this Tony Award-winning play. A Raisin in the Sun begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance tonight, September 13 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Stages CLYBOURNE PARK in Rep with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Now thru 10/27Dallas Theater Center Stages CLYBOURNE PARK in Rep with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Dallas Theater Center has announced the regional premiere of Clybourne Park, running in rotating rep with A Raisin in the Sun, to launch the theater's 55th season. Clybourne Park will be directed by DTC Associate Artistic Director Joel Ferrell. Clybourne Park begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance tonight, October 4 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Nick Offerman Comes to Santa Rosa's Wells Fargo Center for the Arts TonightNick Offerman Comes to Santa Rosa's Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts welcomes critically acclaimed comedian and award winning actor Nick Offerman to the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road) in Santa Rosa for a one night only performance of Nick Offerman: Full Bush tonight, October 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm. From lessons in manliness, to high-spirited sing alongs, to the occasional bout with nudity, Offerman's stage performances are inspirational experiences for those lucky enough to attend. Don't miss out on a humorous evening with one of the top comics in the country. Tickets for Nick Offerman: Full Bush are on sale now and may be purchased for $55 and $40 online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600, and in person at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

Live Nation Presents Nick Offerman at the Chicago Theatre TonightLive Nation Presents Nick Offerman at the Chicago Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

Live Nation welcomes Nick Offerman to The Chicago Theatre tonight, October 3, 2013 at 8pm for a 'Homecoming Show' on his American Ham Tour. (more...)

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MADAM BARKER and More Set for Red Tape Theatre's 10th SeasonTHE LIFE AND DEATH OF MADAM BARKER and More Set for Red Tape Theatre's 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

Red Tape Theatre (RTT) announces their 2013/14 Season, which marks their 10th Anniversary Season and first season under the direction of new Artistic Director, Brandon Ray. The season opens October 14th, 2013 with the world premiere of The Life and Death of Madam Barker by Brooke Allen, with music and lyrics by John Fournier and directed by Eric Hoff. Then, in January of 2014 RTT will present the US premiere of hamlet is dead. no gravity by Ewald Palmetshofer, translated by Neil Blackadder and directed by Seth Bockley. Concluding the season in May of 2014, RTT will present another US Premiere, Earthquakes in London, by Mike Bartlett and directed by Brandon Ray. Red Tape Theatre's 10th Season will be presented at its home in St. Peter's Episcopal Church, located at 621 W Belmont Ave. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays to Stage ANGRY FAGS as Part of Steppenwolf's Garage Rep, Beg. 3/17Pride Films and Plays to Stage ANGRY FAGS as Part of Steppenwolf's Garage Rep, Beg. 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Pride Films and Plays presents Topher Payne's dark comedy Angry Fags as part of the Steppenwolf Theater Company's Garage Rep, beginning March 7, 2015. (more...)

The Arc Theatre Sets TOP GIRLS for January 15 - February 8, 2015 at The Den TheatreThe Arc Theatre Sets TOP GIRLS for January 15 - February 8, 2015 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

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STC & Malthouse Theatre to Present LOVE AND INFORMATIONSTC & Malthouse Theatre to Present LOVE AND INFORMATION
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

In Caryl Churchill's Love and Information, eight actors portray a dazzling kaleidoscope of more than 100 characters in a series of tantalising snapshots of contemporary life. For Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre's co-production, Kip Williams directs Marco Chiappi, Harry Greenwood, Glenn Hazeldine, Anita Hegh, Zahra Newman, Anthony Taufa, Alison Whyte and Ursula Yovich, with performances at Wharf 1 from 9 July 2015 (opening night 11 July). (more...)

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKERJuma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKER
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

Juma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International FestivalJuma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at NorthlightGeorge Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the cast for the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's Funnyman, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season. The cast includes George Wendt, Tim Kazurinsky, Amanda Drinkall, Steve Haggard, Rob Lindley and an additional role to be announced. Funnyman, directed by BJ Jones and developed through Northlight's Interplay series, runs September 11-October 18, 2015 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

RICHTER / PART, WONDER.LAND, Bjork, AGE OF STARLIGHT and More Set for Manchester International Festival's 2015 ProgrammeRICHTER / PART, WONDER.LAND, Bjork, AGE OF STARLIGHT and More Set for Manchester International Festival's 2015 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Manchester International Festival announces the programme for the 2015 event (Thursday 2 - Sunday 19 July), which celebrates a decade of the world's only festival of original new work. The programme includes world premieres, unique concerts and one-off events, including a number of free events across the festival. (more...)

COD's College Theater to Present THE SKRIKER at the MAC, 4/16-26COD's College Theater to Present THE SKRIKER at the MAC, 4/16-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

College of DuPage (COD) College Theater presents Caryl Churchill's "The Skriker," directed by COD Professor of Theater Amelia Barrett at the McAninch Arts Center's Playhouse Theatre, April 16 to 26. Preview is Thursday, April 16. This show contains strong language and subject matter that may not be suitable for younger or more sensitive theatergoers. (more...)

Theatre of NOTE to Stage World Premiere of Bill Robens' ENTROPY, 4/17-5/30Theatre of NOTE to Stage World Premiere of Bill Robens' ENTROPY, 4/17-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2015 season with the World Premiere of ENTROPY by Bill Robens and directed by Christopher William Johnson. (more...)

PARKS & REC's Nick Offerman to Star in Off-Off Broadway DramaPARKS & REC's Nick Offerman to Star in Off-Off Broadway Drama
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Nick Offerman is set to star in an off off Broadway play version of CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, an adaptation of John Kennedy Toole popular novel. (more...)

Nick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in BostonNick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's Best Theatre of 2013 and 2014, announced today the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation." Performances will run November 11 - December 13, 2015 at the Huntington's mainstage, the BU Theatre. (more...)

Marcel Spears Awarded Classic Stage Company's 2015 Tichler GrantMarcel Spears Awarded Classic Stage Company's 2015 Tichler Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Classic Stage Company has announced that Marcel Spears is this year's recipient of the Rosemarie Tichler Fund grant. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 'PENSACOLA', THE MOUSETRAP, and WHITE GUY ON THE BUSNorthlight Theatre Announces Casting for 'PENSACOLA', THE MOUSETRAP, and WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the first three productions of the 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Sarah Frankcom on THE SKRIKER, Maxine Peake and the Manchester International FestivalBWW Interviews: Sarah Frankcom on THE SKRIKER, Maxine Peake and the Manchester International Festival
by Adrian Bradley - Jun 20, 2015

The Manchester International Festival returns on the 2nd July bringing the best in theatre, music and the arts into the heart of the Northern Powerhouse.  Ahead of the festival, Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre Sarah Frankcom spoke to BWW:UK about Manchester's thriving art scene, the Festival and working with Maxine Peake in her revival of Caryl Churchill's The Skriker. (more...)

OPERATION CRUCIBLE Set for Finborough TheatreOPERATION CRUCIBLE Set for Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Sheffield Blitz, and the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Operation Crucible, the debut play by Kieran Knowles, opens for a four week limited season at the Finborough Theatre from Tuesday 28 July - Saturday 22 August. (more...)

Dave Quay Receives Classic Stage Company's 2014 Tichler GrantDave Quay Receives Classic Stage Company's 2014 Tichler Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Classic Stage Company has announced that Dave Quay, who appeared in the company's recent production of David Ives' The Heir Apparent, is this year's recipient of the Rosemarie Tichler Fund grant. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maxine Peake and More in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International FestivalPhoto Flash: First Look at Maxine Peake and More in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

The Skriker is commissioned and produced by Manchester International Festival and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role and Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production began performances 4 July at Royal Exchange Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Clarke Thorell, John Sanders & More Will Star in Atlantic Theater Company's CLOUD NINEClarke Thorell, John Sanders & More Will Star in Atlantic Theater Company's CLOUD NINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the first production of its 30th anniversary season, the New York revival of multiple Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill's landmark play Cloud Nine, directed by Obie Award winner James Macdonald. (more...)

The Ruckus' Fifth Season to Include HEIST PLAY & THE DEERThe Ruckus' Fifth Season to Include HEIST PLAY & THE DEER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Following a successful fourth season with productions at Theater Wit and the Athenaeum Theatre, The Ruckus Theater is proud to announce its fifth season in Chicago. Artistic Director Allison Shoemaker and Associate Artistic Director Joshua Davis release today a season of five new plays and workshops. First, Artistic Director Allison Shoemaker takes the helm of a revamped version of The Ruckus' first Chicago production, Heist Play. Through a workshop and development process in 2013, this production has undergone significant rewrites by playwright Mitch Vermeersch and will be performed at The Side Project (Oct. 12- Nov. 10, 2013). The Spring production, The Deer, is penned by Chicago playwright Brooke Allen (Ruby Wilder) and will be directed by Eric Hoff (Hit the Wall). The Deer will be performed at Collaboraction (March 30-April 27, 2014). Additionally, The Ruckus will present three works-in-progress in the late Spring of 2014, including new work Home After Dark by Will Bishop and two pieces to be devised by the company. Further details regarding The Ruckus: Season 5, including casting and ticket information, will be announced in the coming weeks. Please visit www.ruckustheater.org for more information. (more...)

Irish Rep Extends GIBRALTAR Through TodayIrish Rep Extends GIBRALTAR Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2013

The Irish Repertory Theatre announces a second two-week extension of GIBRALTAR-Patrick Fitzgerald's acclaimed two-character adaptation of James Joyce's 'Ulysses'-with Off-Broadway performances now set to run through July 28 in the company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Terry Kinney directs. (more...)

Jeffrey Seller Directs Dallas Theater Center's FLY World Premiere, Beg. TonightJeffrey Seller Directs Dallas Theater Center's FLY World Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Dallas Theater Center presents the world premiere of Fly, a new musical based on J.M. Barrie's novel, Peter Pan. Three-time Tony Award-winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights) makes his directorial debut with this production. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

Live Nation Presents Nick Offerman at the Chicago Theatre, 10/3Live Nation Presents Nick Offerman at the Chicago Theatre, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Live Nation welcomes Nick Offerman to The Chicago Theatre on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 8pm for a 'Homecoming Show' on his American Ham Tour. (more...)

GIBRALTAR Closes at Irish Rep TodayGIBRALTAR Closes at Irish Rep Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

The Irish Repertory Theatre's GIBRALTAR, Patrick Fitzgerald's acclaimed two-character adaptation of James Joyce's 'Ulysses,' will conclude its Off-Broadway run today at the company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Terry Kinney directed the production. (more...)

Deb Radloff Awarded Classic Stage Co's Rosemarie Tichler Fund GrantDeb Radloff Awarded Classic Stage Co's Rosemarie Tichler Fund Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Classic Stage Company has announced that Deb Radloff, who appeared in the company's recent production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, is this year's recipient of the Rosemarie Tichler Fund grant. The Fund was established in 2010 with the mission to assist young actors who have appeared at CSC and who have recently made the transition from their training into the profession. The $3000 grant can be used by the young artist to continue training or to offset loans they may have incurred while studying their craft. With the grant, CSC hopes to make a difference in the lives of young actors at the start of their careers as well as to heighten awareness in the community to the specific needs of actors. The recipient was selected by a panel of judges which included Rosemarie Tichler, CSC Artistic Director Brian Kulick and CSC Casting Director James Calleri. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SKRIKER, The Royal Exchange, July 9 2015BWW Reviews: THE SKRIKER, The Royal Exchange, July 9 2015
by Adrian Bradley - Jul 10, 2015

It's twenty one years since Caryl Churchill's surrealist The Skriker first premiered at the National Theatre. This superb revival, one of the headline performances at the Manchester International Festival, highlights how this cautionary tale of environmental disaster has become more and more prescient as the global climate changes. (more...)

NYTW's LOVE AND INFORMATION to Play Minetta Lane Theatre; 2/19-3/23NYTW's LOVE AND INFORMATION to Play Minetta Lane Theatre; 2/19-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that Love and Information, by Caryl Churchill and directed byJames Macdonald, will begin performances Tuesday, February 4 at 7pm at Minetta Lane Theatre located at 18 Minetta Lane. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 19 at 7pm. Love and Information is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 23, 2014; tickets are on sale now. Love and Information is produced in association with London's Royal Court Theatre. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger TheatreRICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures to Present INHERIT THE WIND, 2/8-3/16Wasatch Theatrical Ventures to Present INHERIT THE WIND, 2/8-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures will present one of the great American plays of the 20th century, INHERIT THE WIND, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, directed by the award-winning Kiff Scholl, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners. In a small town courtroom and with the eyes of the nation upon them, two legal giants face off over a teacher's right to teach evolution to a high school class in this critically acclaimed drama based on the Scopes Monkey Trial. As rousing and relevant today as it was when it debuted in 1955, INHERIT THE WIND is an edge-of-your-seat riveting look at the age-old conflict between science and religion. The play opens Friday, February 8th and runs through March 16th at the Grove Theatre Center in Burbank, CA. (more...)

Caryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Begins Performances Tomorrow at NYTWCaryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Begins Performances Tomorrow at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that performances of Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald, begin tonight at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 19 at 7pm. Love and Information is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 23, 2014. Love and Information is produced in association with London's Royal Court Theatre. (more...)

Ruckus Theater to Stage THE DEER, 4/11-5/11Ruckus Theater to Stage THE DEER, 4/11-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The Ruckus Theater follows up its Jeff-Recommended productions of Heist Play and Facing Angela with the world premiere of The Deer, starting April 11 at Collaboraction (Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee) in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. The Deer marks the third partnership between playwright Brooke Allen and director Eric Hoff; the pair collaborated on The Life and Death of Madam Barker, which premiered to great acclaim at Red Tape Theatre in 2013. The cast of six includes Mike Tepeli as The Deer (Great Expectations, Strawdog Theatre; The Burnt Part Boys, Griffin Theatre Company); Bryan Bosque (Harry & the Thief, Pavement Group; The Skriker, Red Tape Theatre); Julie Cowden (Facing Angela, The Ruckus; All Girl Frankenstein, The Mammals); Ruckus Associate Artistic Director Joshua Davis (Heist Play, The Ruckus; Lear, Red Tape Theatre); Matthew Lloyd, (The Lives of Pigeons, the side project); and Cheryl Snodgrass (Hell in a Handbag). (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Extends Caryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Through 4/6New York Theatre Workshop Extends Caryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Through 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that due to rave reviews and strong ticket sales, Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald, will extend for two weeks through Sunday, April 6 at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane. Love and Information had been scheduled to run through Sunday, March 23, 2014. Love and Information is produced in association with London's Royal Court Theatre. (more...)

RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MADAM BARKER and More Set for Red Tape Theatre's 10th SeasonTHE LIFE AND DEATH OF MADAM BARKER and More Set for Red Tape Theatre's 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Red Tape Theatre (RTT) announces their 2013/14 Season, which marks their 10th Anniversary Season and first season under the direction of new Artistic Director, Brandon Ray. The season opens October 14th, 2013 with the world premiere of The Life and Death of Madam Barker by Brooke Allen, with music and lyrics by John Fournier and directed by Eric Hoff. Then, in January of 2014 RTT will present the US premiere of hamlet is dead. no gravity by Ewald Palmetshofer, translated by Neil Blackadder and directed by Seth Bockley. Concluding the season in May of 2014, RTT will present another US Premiere, Earthquakes in London, by Mike Bartlett and directed by Brandon Ray. Red Tape Theatre's 10th Season will be presented at its home in St. Peter's Episcopal Church, located at 621 W Belmont Ave. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present World Premiere of FISHSKIN TROUSERS, Begin. 9/3Finborough Theatre to Present World Premiere of FISHSKIN TROUSERS, Begin. 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

The world premiere of multi-award-winning playwright Elizabeth Kuti's FISHSKIN TROUSERS will receive a four week run at the Finborough Theatre, opening on Tuesday, 3 September 2013. The production is complemented by the return of the FINBOROUGHFORUM, a series of events, discussions and debates, both on the play itself and the current state of new writing for the theatre in the UK, following every performance on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.00pm from 11 September 2013. (more...)

Tickets to Red Tape Theatre's THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MADAM BARKER on Sale 9/16Tickets to Red Tape Theatre's THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MADAM BARKER on Sale 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

Red Tape Theatre (RTT) opens its tenth season with the World Premiere of The Life and Death of Madam Barker on October 14th, 2013. Tickets will go on sale September 16th at www.redtapetheatre.org. All performances will be presented at RTT's home in St. Peter's Episcopal Church, located at 621 W Belmont Ave. Tickets during the regular run for The Life and Death of Madam Barker will be $25, General Admission with Preview tickets discounted at $15 and all Thursday night performances being "Pay What You Can". Performances are Thursdays-Mondays at 8pm. (more...)

The Ruckus Welcomes New Leaders, Sets 2015 SeasonThe Ruckus Welcomes New Leaders, Sets 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Following a successful fifth season with productions at The Side Project Theatre and Collaboraction, The Ruckus Theater is proud to announce its sixth season in Chicago, as well as the appointment of a new Artistic Director and Executive Director. Outgoing Artistic Director Allison Shoemaker, who will now serve as the company's Director of Marketing and Publicity, and incoming Artistic Director Derek Van Barham release today a season of two plays, each investigating the impact of cataclysm on a community. In addition to announcing Barham's appointment, the company also proudly announces the appointment of Catherine Bullard as Executive Director. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Stage CLYBOURNE PARK in Rep with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 10/4-27Dallas Theater Center to Stage CLYBOURNE PARK in Rep with A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 10/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Dallas Theater Center has announced the regional premiere of Clybourne Park, running in rotating rep with A Raisin in the Sun, to launch the theater's 55th season. Clybourne Park will be directed by DTC Associate Artistic Director Joel Ferrell. Clybourne Park begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance on Friday, October 4 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

The Tank to Present DARK FEST - Two Weekends of Shows Using Alternative Power Sources, 8/21-31The Tank to Present DARK FEST - Two Weekends of Shows Using Alternative Power Sources, 8/21-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Tank, a non-profit arts presenter located in the heart of midtown, will present the second annual Dark Fest: two weekends of eclectic performances in which no power is provided by the theater, and all light and sound must designed by the artists using alternative energy sources. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN to Launch Dallas Theater Center's 2013-14 Season, 9/13-10/27A RAISIN IN THE SUN to Launch Dallas Theater Center's 2013-14 Season, 9/13-10/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

Dallas Theater Center launches its 2013-14 season with A Raisin in the Sun. Tre Garrett of Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre will make his directorial debut at DTC with this Tony Award-winning play. A Raisin in the Sun begins with a Pay-What-You-Can performance on Friday, September 13 and runs through Sunday, October 27 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

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