Dan O'Brien & Suzan-Lori Parks to Receive 2014 The Horton Foote Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Mari Marchbanks announced today the 2014 recipients of the Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the legendary writer, to award excellence in American Theater. Presented biennially, the 2014 Prize for the 2012-13/2013-14 seasons' Outstanding New American Play is awarded to The Body of an American by Dan O'Brien. The 2014 Prize for Promising New American Play is awarded to Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3) by Suzan-Lori Parks. (more...)

Transport Group Announces 2016-17 Season: PICNIC and COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA - William Inge in Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Drama Desk and OBIE-winning Transport Group will present Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, two plays in rotating repertory as the centerpiece of its 2016-17 season.  Performances begin Thursday, February 23 and run through Sunday, April 23 at the Gym at Judson, 243 Thompson Street.  The opening night has been set for Sunday, March 26. (more...)

Jordan Harrison's MARJORIE PRIME, Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE Honored with 2016 Horton Foote Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Mari Marchbanks (Founder and Executive Director) announced today the 2016 recipients of the biennial Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the late playwright, which recognizes excellence in American theater. (more...)

Beck Center for the Arts Opens 2014-15 Season with FOREVER PLAID Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Beck Center for the Arts opens its 2014/2015 theater season with a production of the Off-Broadway hit, Forever Plaid, on the Mackey Main Stage, tonight, September 12 through October 12, 2014. Show times are 8 p.m. Todays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Rep Stage Opens 2013-14 Season with A YOUNG LADY OF PROPERTY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

'A Young Lady of Property' opens tonight, September 11, 2013, with a limited run through September 29 in the Studio Theatre of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA) on the campus of HCC. For tickets and additional information, visitwww.repstage.org or call 443-518-1500. (more...)

BWW Interviews: TUTS Director Roshunda Jones Brings It On In BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL
by Katricia Lang - Sep 1, 2014

In this discussion with Roshunda Jones, Director of Theatre Under the Stars' production of BRING IT ON, I discuss, of course, BRING IT ON, a cupcake of a show with a creamy white icing filling in the form of a message about acceptance. Then we talk about the art and craft of cheerleading. So much work and dedication goes into those athletic stunts, and cheerleaders have to smile while doing it. I know football players can't. That's why they wear the helmets with masks. (more...)

Dan O'Brien and Suzan-Lori Parks Receive 2014 Horton Foote Prize Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The 2014 recipients of the Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the legendary writer, to award excellence in American Theater, are presented biennially. The 2014 Prize for the 2012-13/2013-14 seasons' Outstanding New American Play is awarded to The Body of an American by Dan O'Brien. The 2014 Prize for Promising New American Play is awarded to Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3) by Suzan-Lori Parks. (more...)

Curious Theatre to Open RANCHO MIRAGE on Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Curious Theatre Company, in association with the National New Play Network (NNPN), presents Steven Dietz's Rancho Mirage, directed by Artistic Company Member Christopher Leo. The production runs October 31 - December 7, 2013 at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. The opening night is November 2, 2013, at 8 p.m. (more...)

World Premiere of Terrence McNally's AND AWAY WE GO Set for The Pearl, 11/12-12/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the world premiere of And Away We Go by four-time Tony Award-winner Terrence McNally. In his first play written for an ensemble of actors, McNally celebrates the classics, acting companies and The Pearl itself. (more...)

ALMOST, MAINE & I REMEMBER MAMA Featured in Transport Group's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Jack Cummings III, and I Remember Mama, written by John Van Druten and directed by Mr. Cummings, will comprise the company's 2013-14 season. Both productions will take place at the Gym at Judson, 243 Thompson Street, where Transport Group will now be in residency. (more...)

Beck Center to Present THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA, 5/29-6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Beck Center for the Arts will present the 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Young Man from Atlanta, May 29 through June 28, 2015 in the intimate Studio Theater. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are now on sale. Buy early and save with promo code: ATLANTA to receive $5 off each adult/senior ticket purchased by May 28. (more...)

Beck Center Presents THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Beck Center for the Arts will present the 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Young Man from Atlanta, tonight, May 29 through June 28, 2015 in the intimate Studio Theater. Show times are 8 p.m. Todays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are now on sale. Buy early and save with promo code: ATLANTA to receive $5 off each adult/senior ticket purchased by May 28. (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT, DOGFIGHT & More Set for Beck Center's 2014-15 Theater Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

After an acclaimed 80th theater season, Beck Center for the Arts is proud to announce its 2014-2015 professional theater season, seemingly the most eclectic yet. Known for its uniquely diverse theatrical productions, Beck Center's new season includes five musicals, the fourth Baldwin Wallace Musical Theatre collaboration, two locally-produced premieres, one regional premiere, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. (more...)

FOREVER PLAID, MARY POPPINS and More to Play Beck Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

After an acclaimed 80th theater season, Beck Center for the Arts is proud to announce its 2014-2015 professional theater season, seemingly the most eclectic yet. Known for its uniquely diverse theatrical productions, Beck Center's new season includes five musicals, the fourth Baldwin Wallace Musical Theatre collaboration, two locally-produced premieres, one regional premiere, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. (more...)

Horton Foote's DIVIDING THE ESTATE Opens 3/28 at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

The life of privilege long enjoyed by a venerable Texas family is slipping away and its members refuse to let go of it without a fight in Horton Foote's absorbing and widely praised comedy, Dividing the Estate, which opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks on Friday, March 28 (8pm). Performances at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre (201 Clematis Street) continue through April 27, with specially priced previews on March 26 and 27. (more...)

Horton Foote's DIVIDING THE ESTATE Opens Tonight at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The life of privilege long enjoyed by a venerable Texas family is slipping away and its members refuse to let go of it without a fight in Horton Foote's absorbing and widely praised comedy, Dividing the Estate, which opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks tonight, March 28 (8pm). Performances at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre (201 Clematis Street) continue through April 27. (more...)

ALL MY SONS, DIVIDING THE ESTATE & More Set for Raven Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Raven Theatre's 32nd Season, under the theme 'Family Business,' will include four plays exploring the nature of family ties, according to Producing Artistic Director Michael Menendian and Co-Artistic Director JoAnn Montemurro. (more...)

The Adobe Theater to Present Horton Foote's DIVIDING THE ESTATE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The Adobe Theater will present American playwright Horton Foote's play DIVIDING THE ESTATE April 29th through May 22nd, 2016. (more...)

A COFFIN IN EGYPT, Starring Frederica von Stade, Comes to the Wallis, 4/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the West Coast premiere of A Coffin in Egypt, a new chamber opera in one act, based on the play, A Coffin in Egypt by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote, for three performances only April 23, 25 and 27 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. A Coffin in Egypt stars mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, one of opera's most beloved figures, whose formidable bravura has won her wide acclaim. Ricky Ian Gordon, the composer, has also composed The Grapes of Wrath, Rappahannock County, and Orpheus and Euridice. Leonard Foglia, librettist and director, directed Master Class on Broadway and Jake Heggie's Opera Last Acts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Horton Foote's 100th Birthday!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 15, 2016

Primary Stages announced their upcoming 32nd Season on March 14 at a champagne reception celebrating the Centennial of the birth of late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Primary Stages collaborator, Horton Foote. (more...)

Claudia Rankine's CITIZEN and More Slated for Primary Stages' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Primary Stages announced their upcoming 32nd Season on March 14 at a champagne reception celebrating the Centennial of the birth of late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Primary Stages collaborator, Horton Foote. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/5; World Premiere in Long Island, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN in San Diego and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 5, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Long Island, Kansas City, San Diego, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include a World Premiere in Long Island, MOTHER FREAKING HOOD! in Kansas City, and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at San Diego Musical Theatre, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Pulitzer Prize winning THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA at Beck Center
by Roy Berko - Jun 1, 2015

On the surface, Horton Foote's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Young Man from Atlanta, now in production at Beck Center, tells the tale of the Kidders (Will and Lily Dale), a Houston, Texas couple who, in 1950, take different paths in coping with the death of Bill, their only son. (more...)

DANCING ON NAILS Ends Off-Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

DANCING ON NAILS, a new play by Paul Manuel Kane, will end its Off-Broadway run tonight, July 31st at Theatre 80. Under the direction of Allen Lewis Rickman, the cast of DANCING ON NAILS features Peter Van Wagner (Isaac Ginsburg on HBO's “Boardwalk Empire”), Lori Wilner (FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK), Bryna Weiss (“House,” “Gilmore Girls,”THE ENCORE OF TONY DURAN), Michael Lewis (The Young Man from Atlanta, 'Blue Bloods'), and Jazmyn Richardson(“Party at Micah's”). (more...)

Bryna Weiss to Join DANCING ON NAILS for Final Two Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Film & TV veteran Bryna Weiss is joining the cast of DANCING ON NAILS, a new play by Paul Manuel Kane, for the final two performances tomorrow (Wednesday) at Theatre 80. She is replacing Lauren Klein (in the role of Luba Fogel) who had a prearranged departure after the July 24th opening to star as Linda Loman in the Denver Center Theatre Company production of Death of a Salesman, which is set to open next month. (more...)

DANCING ON NAILS to End Off-Broadway Run on 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

DANCING ON NAILS, a new play by Paul Manuel Kane, will end it's Off-Broadway run this Wednesday evening, July 31st at Theatre 80. Under the direction of Allen Lewis Rickman, the cast of DANCING ON NAILS features Peter Van Wagner (Isaac Ginsburg on HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire'), Lori Wilner (FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK), Lauren Klein (LOST IN YONKERS, OTHER DESERT CITIES), Michael Lewis (The Young Man from Atlanta, 'Blue Bloods'), and Jazmyn Richardson ('Party at Micah's'). DANCING ON NAILS had its official opening on July 24th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jackie Hoffman & Dominic Chianese Check Out Theatre 80's DANCING ON NAILS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

DANCING ON NAILS, a new play by Paul Manuel Kane, celebrated its Opening Night last evening, July 24th at Theatre 80. Celebrity guests included Terence Winter (Creator of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," Writer and Executive Producer for "The Sopranos"), Dominic Chianese (Junior Soprano on "The Sopranos"), and Jackie Hoffman (Hairspray, The Addams Family, Xanadu). Check out a look back at the evening below! (more...)

DANCING ON NAILS to Open Tomorrow at Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

DANCING ON NAILS, a new play by Paul Manuel Kane, is set to open tomorrow night, July 24, at 7 PM at Theatre 80, located at 80 St. Marks Place (just west of First Ave.) (more...)

DANCING ON NAILS to Play Additional Preview Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

DANCING ON NAILS, a new play by Paul Manuel Kane, will play a special added preview performance tomorrow (Tuesday) at 7 PM at Theatre 80, located at 80 St. Marks Place (just west of First Ave.) The official Opening is this Wednesday, July 24th at 7 PM. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
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...)

Hallie Foote to Speak About Father's Legacy, DIVIDING THE ESTATE and More at the Raven, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Hallie Foote, an actress best known for playing some of her father's most memorable characters both on and off Broadway and in feature films, will visit Raven Theatre on Wednesday, January 14, to discuss the legacy of her father, the playwright Horton Foote, author of Raven's upcoming Chicago premiere of Dividing the Estate, as well as The Trip to Bountiful, The Young Man from Atlanta and the Academy Award-winning screenplays for Tender Mercies and To Kill a Mockingbird. (more...)

Hallie Foote Speaks About Father's Legacy, DIVIDING THE ESTATE & More at the Raven Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Hallie Foote, an actress best known for playing some of her father's most memorable characters both on and off Broadway and in feature films, will visit Raven Theatre tonight, January 14, to discuss the legacy of her father, the playwright Horton Foote, author of Raven's upcoming Chicago premiere of Dividing the Estate, as well as The Trip to Bountiful, The Young Man from Atlanta and the Academy Award-winning screenplays for Tender Mercies and To Kill a Mockingbird. (more...)

Shirley Knight Set for Talkback After Texas State's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance is presenting A Streetcar Named Desire, runing February 17-22, 2015. (more...)

Texas State's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance is presenting A Streetcar Named Desire, running tonight, February 17-22, 2015. (more...)

Shirley Knight Set for Talkback After Texas State's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance is presenting A Streetcar Named Desire, runing February 17-22, 2015. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL with Carol Mayo Jenkins to Play Clarence Brown Mainstage, 2/20-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The award-winning 'The Trip to Bountiful' starring Carol Mayo Jenkins will play on the Clarence Brown Mainstage February 20 - March 9, 2014. The heartwarming play tells the story of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman who yearns to return to her home in Bountiful, Texas one last time, against the wishes of her overprotective son and domineering daughter-in-law. Written by one of America's greatest writers, Horton Foote, 'The Trip to Bountiful' is an unforgettable portrait of a woman with incredible strength and dignity, (more...)

World Premiere of Terrence McNally's AND AWAY WE GO Extends thru Dec 21 at The Pearl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the world premiere of And Away We Go by four-time Tony Award-winner Terrence McNally. In his first play written for an ensemble of actors, McNally celebrates the classics, acting companies and The Pearl itself. (more...)

Tony-Winning Producer Robert Cole to Receive Commercial Theater Institute's 2015 Robert Whitehead Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Tony award-winning Broadway producer, Robert Cole, will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (more...)

DANCING ON NAILS' Peter Van Wagner Set for STATE OF THE ARTS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

Peter Van Wagner, star of this summer's DANCING ON NAILS at Theatre 80, will be this week's special guest on the popular WPKN (89.5 FM) Radio program 'State of the Arts' tomorrow (Friday) between noon and 1 PM. The interview, which was recorded before the producers announced the play's recent closing, can also be heard at www.wpkn.org. (more...)

MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

Rep Stage to Open 2013-14 Season with A YOUNG LADY OF PROPERTY, Begin. 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

"A Young Lady of Property" opens September 11, 2013, with a limited run through September 29 in the Studio Theatre of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA) on the campus of HCC. For tickets and additional information, visitwww.repstage.org or call 443-518-1500. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Estelle Parsons, Molly Ringwald and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2016 Gala Honoring Horton Foote
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2016 Gala will celebrate the Horton Foote Centennial on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at 583 Park Avenue, will be chaired by Charles Davis, Hallie Foote, David Richenthal and Michael Wilson. (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 9/7
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...)

Beck Center for the Arts to Open 2014-15 Season with FOREVER PLAID, 9/12-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Beck Center for the Arts opens its 2014/2015 theater season with a production of the Off-Broadway hit, Forever Plaid, on the Mackey Main Stage, September 12 through October 12, 2014. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

A COFFIN IN EGYPT, Starring Frederica von Stade, Comes to the Wallis, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the West Coast premiere of A Coffin in Egypt, a new chamber opera in one act, based on the play, A Coffin in Egypt by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote, for three performances only tonight, April 23 and April 25 and 27 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jonah Weston in Action Talks Productions' THE DEVIL AND BILLY MARKHAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Action Talks Productions in association with Post Five Theatre Co. present a limited engagement of the shockingly funny, wryly disturbing larger-than-life tale of THE DEVIL AND BILLY MARKHAM for two shows, April 29th and 30th at 7:30pm. Visit www.jonahweston.com for more information. (more...)

Shel Silverstein's THE DEVIL AND BILLY MARKHAM Comes to the Stage in Portland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Action Talks Productions in association with Post Five Theatre Co. present a limited engagement of the shockingly funny, wryly disturbing larger-than-life tale of THE DEVIL AND BILLY MARKHAM for two shows, April 29th and 30th at 7:30pm. (more...)

History Has Its Eyes on HAMILTON, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Raise a glass! It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that HAMILTON has officially won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

2016 Pulitzer Prizes Will Be Announced This Afternoon; Watch the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced on today, April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

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