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Atlantic Announces US Premiere of Bluebird Starring Simon Russell Beale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony AwardŽ nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

The Primary Stages School of Theater Adds New Masterclass Series, Features Michael Cristofer, Lisa Kron, Neil LaBute & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

The Primary Stages School of Theater (PSST) has announced a newly created Master Class Series that was created to provide students the chance to gain rare insight and experience from some of the finest working professionals in the theater. (more...)

Lucas' KING KONG Musical Sets Sights on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

Carmen Pavlovic, C.E.O. of Global Creatures, the company behind the phenomenal world-wide success, Walking with Dinosaurs - the Arena Spectacular, has announced that a creative team has been assembled and work has begun on KING KONG - Live on Stage, an entirely new production conceived for the Broadway stage. KING KONG - Live on Stage is authorized by the estate of Merian C. Cooper (Creator of KING KONG and director of the 1933 film). (more...)

THE WEIR Ends Extended Run Today at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2013

THE WEIR by Conor McPherson, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, will close after three extensions today, September 15th at the Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

The Primary Stages School of Theater Adds New Masterclass Series, Features Michael Cristofer, Lisa Kron, Neil LaBute & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

The Primary Stages School of Theater (PSST) has announced a newly created Master Class Series that was created to provide students the chance to gain rare insight and experience from some of the finest working professionals in the theater. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Closes RECKLESS 11/13-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2009

Yes, Virginia, there is something new onstage in Boston this holiday season. From November 13-December 12, 2009, SpeakEasy Stage will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of Craig Lucas' hit Broadway comedy RECKLESS. (more...)

Photo Preview: SpeakEasy Stage Presents RECKLESS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2009

Yes, Virginia, there is something new onstage in Boston this holiday season. From November 13-December 12, 2009, SpeakEasy Stage will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of Craig Lucas' hit Broadway comedy RECKLESS. (more...)

Laura Benanti and Michael Cerveris To Star In Sarah Ruhl's 'IN THE NEXT ROOM' On Broadway, Previews Begin 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Laura Benanti, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Michael Cerveris, Maria Dizzia, Thomas Jay Ryan, Wendy Rich Stetson, and Chandler Williams will be featured in its upcoming production of IN THE NEXT ROOM or the vibrator play, a new play by Sarah Ruhl, to be directed by Les Waters. (more...)

Nico Muhly's TWO BOYS Makes North American Premiere at the Met Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Nico Muhly's opera Two Boys has its North American premiere at the Met tiday, October 21, in a production conducted by David Robertson and directed by Bartlett Sher. The two-act opera, which features a libretto by award-winning playwright Craig Lucas, is loosely based on true events and follows a lonely detective whose investigation of a seemingly simple crime draws her into a complex web of online intrigue. Alice Coote sings the role of Detective Inspector Anne Strawson and Paul Appleby sings Brian, the 16-year-old boy at the center of her investigations. Sher's staging, a co-production with English National Opera, premiered in London in 2011. (more...)

Nico Muhly's TWO BOYS to Make North American Premiere at the Met, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Nico Muhly's opera Two Boys will have its North American premiere at the Met October 21, in a production conducted by David Robertson and directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Photo Flash: Speakeasy Stage Presents RECKLESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

Yes, Virginia, there is something new onstage in Boston this holiday season. Through December 12, 2009, SpeakEasy Stage will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of Craig Lucas' hit Broadway comedy RECKLESS. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Presents RECKLESS 11/13-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

Yes, Virginia, there is something new onstage in Boston this holiday season. From November 13-December 12, 2009, SpeakEasy Stage will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of Craig Lucas' hit Broadway comedy RECKLESS. (more...)

Kaller, Shanley & Mayer et al. Ready for a Vassar Summer @ Powerhouse; Season Subscriptions Available Today, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

Powerhouse Theater, a unique collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film, will enter its second quarter-century this summer, continuing its mission to offer a haven for world-class artists to gather and explore new material in an atmosphere that is both protected and challenging. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Presents 10X25 Play Festival, 5/18-29
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) concludes its 25th Anniversary season with a celebration of its history with 10x25, an all-commissioned one-act festival of ten-minute plays by twenty five of the extraordinary playwrights who have been produced there since 1985. 10x25 will unite and reunite Atlantic ensemble members, playwrights, and frequent guest actors and directors in three separate offerings of ten minute plays, which will run the gamut of theatrical styles and conte (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Presents 10X25 Play Festival, 5/18-29
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) concludes its 25th Anniversary season with a celebration of its history with 10x25, an all-commissioned one-act festival of ten-minute plays by twenty five of the extraordinary playwrights who have been produced there since 1985. 10x25 will unite and reunite Atlantic ensemble members, playwrights, and frequent guest actors and directors in three separate offerings of ten minute plays, which will run the gamut of theatrical styles and conte (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents PRELUDE TO A KISS 5/14-6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company concludes its 28th season - a season of American stories - with the award-winning playwright Craig Lucas' modern classic Prelude to a Kiss. Peter and Rita are two young, happy lovers who are getting married. On their wedding day, an old man comes up to kiss the bride. (more...)

Works of Shanley, Ensler et al. Featured at Powerhouse Theater in 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010

Powerhouse Theater, a unique collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film, will enter its second quarter-century this summer, continuing its mission to offer a haven for world-class artists to gather and explore new material in an atmosphere that is both protected and challenging. (more...)

Atlantic Announces US Premiere of Bluebird Starring Simon Russell Beale
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony AwardŽ nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

Simon Russell Beale to Lead Atlantic Theater Company's BLUEBIRD, 8/9-9/9
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony AwardŽ nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Spring 2010 Master Class Series with Gleason, Ivey 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2010

The Primary Stages School of Theater (PSST) has announcedthe addition of its popular Master Class Series that was created to provide students the chance togain rare insight and experience from some of the finest working professionals in thetheater. Special guests for the spring series include, Judith Ivey, Judith Light and Craig Lucas.Master Classes are open to the public with a suggested $5 donation. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Spring 2010 Master Class Series with Gleason, Ivey 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2010

The Primary Stages School of Theater (PSST) has announcedthe addition of its popular Master Class Series that was created to provide students the chance togain rare insight and experience from some of the finest working professionals in thetheater. Special guests for the spring series include, Judith Ivey, Judith Light and Craig Lucas.Master Classes are open to the public with a suggested $5 donation. (more...)

Rattlestick's ODE TO JOY Extends Through April 19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that following strong reviews, the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will extend three weeks through Saturday, April 19 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents PRELUDE TO A KISS 5/14-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company concludes its 28th season - a season of American stories - with the award-winning playwright Craig Lucas' modern classic Prelude to a Kiss. Peter and Rita are two young, happy lovers who are getting married. On their wedding day, an old man comes up to kiss the bride. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Concludes Season With 10X25, 6/15-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) concludes its 25th Anniversary season with a celebration of its history with 10x25, an all-commissioned, one-act festival of ten-minute plays by twenty-five of the extraordinary playwrights who have been produced there since 1985. (more...)

Powerhouse Theater's Readings Festival Kicks Off the 26th Season on June 25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

Vassar & New York Stage and Film is pleased to announce the casts for the free Readings Festival 1 (June 25 - 27), which opens the 26th annual Powerhouse Theater season on the Vassar campus. (more...)

Powerhouse Theater's 2010 Season Begins 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

Powerhouse Theater, a unique collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film, will enter its second quarter-century this summer, continuing its mission to offer a haven for world-class artists to gather and explore new material in an atmosphere that is both protected and challenging. (more...)

New Plays by Halley Feiffer, Sam Hunter, Lucy Thurber and More Set for Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 2013-14 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the company's 2013-14 season-its 19th-will include world premieres by Halley Feiffer, Charles Fuller, Samuel D. Hunter, Craig Lucas, Lucy Thurber, and Ken Urban. (more...)

Todd Bartels, Nicholas Galbraith Lead VERITAS at Laurie Beechman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

The award-winning "Veritas" by Stan Richardson will be presented on Thursday, June 16th at 7:00 pm at The Laurie Beechman Theater (West Bank Cafe), 407 West 42nd Street (@ 9th Ave) as part of the New York International Festival presents THE FringeBENEFITS SERIES; which is offering a taste of 15 of the most beloved shows from the past 15 years of FringeNYC. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Concludes Season With 10X25, 6/15-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) concludes its 25th Anniversary season with a celebration of its history with 10x25, an all-commissioned, one-act festival of ten-minute plays by twenty-five of the extraordinary playwrights who have been produced there since 1985. (more...)

Abraham, JClayburgh, & Strathairn Lead Powerhouse Theater's Readings Festival 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2010

Vassar & New York Stage and Film is pleased to announce the casts for the free Readings Festival 1 (June 25 - 27), which opens the 26th annual Powerhouse Theater season on the Vassar campus. (more...)

Todd Bartels, Nicholas Galbraith Lead VERITAS at Laurie Beechman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

The award-winning "Veritas" by Stan Richardson will be presented on Thursday, June 16th at 7:00 pm at The Laurie Beechman Theater (West Bank Cafe), 407 West 42nd Street (@ 9th Ave) as part of the New York International Festival presents THE FringeBENEFITS SERIES; which is offering a taste of 15 of the most beloved shows from the past 15 years of FringeNYC. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Concludes Season With 10X25, 6/15-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) concludes its 25th Anniversary season with a celebration of its history with 10x25, an all-commissioned, one-act festival of ten-minute plays by twenty-five of the extraordinary playwrights who have been produced there since 1985. (more...)

Laura Benanti and Michael Cerveris To Star In Sarah Ruhl's 'IN THE NEXT ROOM' On Broadway, Previews Begin 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Laura Benanti, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Michael Cerveris, Maria Dizzia, Thomas Jay Ryan, Wendy Rich Stetson, and Chandler Williams will be featured in its upcoming production of IN THE NEXT ROOM or the vibrator play, a new play by Sarah Ruhl, to be directed by Les Waters. (more...)

Atlantic Theatre Company to Feature HAPPY HOUR, CQ/CX, et al. in 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director, Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce its 2011-2012 season productions, featuring world premieres from Academy AwardŽ winner Ethan Coen, Fernanda Coppel, Gabe McKinley, Adam Rapp, and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, as well as a U.S. premiere from Simon Stephens starring Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Announces 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director, Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary season productions. (more...)

Atlantic Theater to Feature Works by Auburn, Coen, Pinter and More in 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director, Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has announced its 25th Anniversary season productions. The 2010-2011 season will feature world premieres from Academy AwardŽ winner Ethan Coen, Pulitzer and Tony AwardŽ winner David Auburn, Lucy Thurber, a return to the work of Tony AwardŽ and Nobel Prize winner Harold Pinter and a 25th anniversary one-act festival that will reunite a who's who of Atlantic alumni playwrights, directors and actors. (more...)

Kathryn Erbe & Arliss Howard to Star in Craig Lucas' ODE TO JOY at Rattlestick, Begin. 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will begin previews Wednesday, February 12 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, February 27. The cast features Kathryn Erbe ('Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), Roxanna Hope (Frost/Nixon) and Arliss Howard (Moneyball, Natural Born Killers). Ode to Joy is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 30. (more...)

Kathryn Erbe & Arliss Howard Star in Craig Lucas' ODE TO JOY at Rattlestick, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will begin previews tonight, February 12 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, February 27. The cast features Kathryn Erbe ('Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), Roxanna Hope (Frost/Nixon) and Arliss Howard (Moneyball, Natural Born Killers). Ode to Joy is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 30. (more...)

The Metropolitan and English National Opera Presents Composer Nico Muhly's First Piece
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2010

The Metropolitan Opera and the English National Opera (ENO) will co-produce a world premiere production of composer Nico Muhly's first opera. With a libretto by Craig Lucas, the opera is a fictionalized story based on a true incident in which a teenager attempts to arrange his own murder via the internet. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2010

The sights and sounds of Italy alight in Arlington's Crystal City as Arena Stage presents the lush and soaring The Light in the Piazza, directed by Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Presents RECKLESS 11/13-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

Yes, Virginia, there is something new onstage in Boston this holiday season. From November 13-December 12, 2009, SpeakEasy Stage will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of Craig Lucas' hit Broadway comedy RECKLESS. (more...)

Atlantic Announces US Premiere of Bluebird Starring Simon Russell Beale, Previews Begin 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony AwardŽ nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

Simon Russell Beale to Lead Atlantic Theater Company's BLUEBIRD, 8/9-9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony AwardŽ nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

THE WEIR Extends For Third Time Through Sept 15 at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

THE WEIR by Conor McPherson, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, has announced its third extension through September 15th at the Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Atlantic Announces US Premiere of Bluebird Starring Simon Russell Beale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) will present the first production of its 2011-2012 season, the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephen's play BLUEBIRD, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and starring Olivier Award winner and Tony AwardŽ nominee Simon Russell Beale, Tobias Segal and Atlantic Theater Company members Kate Blumberg, Mary McCann, and Todd Weeks. (more...)

New Plays by Halley Feiffer, Sam Hunter, Lucy Thurber and More Set for Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 2013-14 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the company's 2013-14 season-its 19th-will include world premieres by Halley Feiffer, Charles Fuller, Samuel D. Hunter, Craig Lucas, Lucy Thurber, and Ken Urban. (more...)

Lucas and Beglarian Named Inaugural Recipients of Hermitage Artist Retreat Greenfield Prize
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2009

Obie Award-winning playwright Craig Lucas ('Prelude to a Kiss,' 'Light in the Piazza') and internationally acclaimed composer EveBeglarian are the inaugural recipients of the Hermitage Artist Retreat's Greenfield Prize announced Hermitage Executive Director Bruce Rodgers.Lucas and Beglarian will accept their prizes in Sarasota at the GreenfieldPrize banquet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 at Michael's on East. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents PRELUDE TO A KISS 5/14-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company concludes its 28th season - a season of American stories - with the award-winning playwright Craig Lucas' modern classic Prelude to a Kiss. Peter and Rita are two young, happy lovers who are getting married. On their wedding day, an old man comes up to kiss the bride. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public's THE SINGING FOREST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that the first preview of Craig Lucas' THE SINGING FOREST has been moved to Friday, April 10 due to the need for additional technical rehearsals. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE SINGING FOREST was scheduled to begin previews on Tuesday, April 7 and open on Monday, April 27. The show will now open on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 PM. (more...)

The Atlantic Presents World Premiere of Cohen's 'OFFICES', Abraham Featured, Pepe to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2009

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting and dates for the world premiere production of Academy Award winning film maker Ethan Coen's OFFICES, directed by Neil Pepe (Speed-the-Plow). (more...)

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