FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, DISGRACED and More Slated for 2016 at CTG's Mark Taper ForumFATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, DISGRACED and More Slated for 2016 at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Powerful plays and playwrights dominate the Center Theatre Group's 49th season at the Mark Taper Forum. Michael Ritchie, CTG's Artistic Director, announced five important and involving plays, from celebrated new works to definitive productions of classics, for the theatre's 2016 season at the Los Angeles Music Center. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre to Present THE BROTHERS SIZEUnicorn Theatre to Present THE BROTHERS SIZE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Marking playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney's Kansas City debut, The Brothers Size is a lyrical tale of brotherly love, pulsing with the rhythms of the Louisiana bayou. When younger brother Oshoosi Size struggles to restart his life after leaving prison, he reaches out for help from his older brother Ogun. This modern tale explores West African Yoruba myth in a striking production that engages the audience as witness and judge. This drama contains strong language and mature subject matter as well as flights of poetry, music and dance in an exploration of freedom and the need to belong. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company to Continue 25th Anniversary Season with THE MOUNTAINTOPKitchen Theatre Company to Continue 25th Anniversary Season with THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the powerful and provocative The Mountaintop by Katori Hall. The 2010 Oliver Award winning play daringly re-imagines Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last night on Earth. (more...)

San Francisco's Renovated Curran Theatre Will Reopen in Early 2017; CURRAN UNDER CONSTRUCTION Programming AnnouncedSan Francisco's Renovated Curran Theatre Will Reopen in Early 2017; CURRAN UNDER CONSTRUCTION Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Carole Shorenstein Hays, the Tony® Award winning producer and San Francisco's leading theatrical presenter, has announced plans for the future of the Curran theatre. (more...)

Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Moves OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL to Spring 2016Bucks County Playhouse Moves OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL to Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse announces that due to unforeseen artist scheduling conflicts, the Oscar Hammerstein Festival will be moved from fall to spring, 2016. (more...)

Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS, Featuring 10 Dance Vignettes by Iconic Writers, Begins Tonight at The Old GlobeGattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS, Featuring 10 Dance Vignettes by Iconic Writers, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production begins tonight, September 16, with an opening slated for September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More to Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World PremiereKatrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More to Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), October 2-24. Opening Night is Thursday, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE Opens Tonight at The PublicRobert O'Hara's BARBECUE Opens Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

The Public Theater presents the world premiere of BARBECUE, written by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. Directed by Kent Gash, BARBECUE began previews on September 22 and runs through Sunday, November 1, with an official press opening tonight, October 8. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT, Premiering TonightKatrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT, Premiering Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), now through October 24. Opening Night is tonight, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

CUBA LIBRE World Premiere Musical Comes to Artists Rep This FallCUBA LIBRE World Premiere Musical Comes to Artists Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the world premiere production of the new musical Cuba Libre at the Winningstad Theatre from October 3 - November 8. (more...)

Perseverance Theatre to Stage Sondheim's SWEENEY TODDPerseverance Theatre to Stage Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Perseverance Theatre (PT) presents Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Benjamin Barker returns to London bent on revenge after serving time for a crime he did not commit.  Armed with a sharp, straight razor, he sets up shop as one of the finest barbers in the city, and calls himself Sweeney Todd.  When he meets Mrs. Lovett, a local pie maker who will do anything for him, Todd's plan for vengeance becomes a savory pie filling, and the blood starts flowing.  With a brilliant score and unforgettable characters, this Tony Award-winning musical is one tasty piece of theatre. (more...)

Eddie George to Join CHICAGO's Broadway Cast in JanuaryEddie George to Join CHICAGO's Broadway Cast in January
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 26, 2015

NFL legend, Heisman Trophy winner and Nashville actor Eddie George will make his Broadway debut in January, taking on the role of Billy Flynn in the long-running Tony Award-winning musical Chicago. (more...)

VIDEOS: NFL's Eddie George Joins Broadway's CHICAGO After Tackling JULIUS CAESAR and OTHELLOVIDEOS: NFL's Eddie George Joins Broadway's CHICAGO After Tackling JULIUS CAESAR and OTHELLO
by Michael Dale - Oct 26, 2015

The NFL legend comes to Broadway after developing his acting skills in serious dramas. (more...)

All He Cares About Is Love- Heisman Winner Eddie George Will Be CHICAGO's Next 'Billy Flynn'!All He Cares About Is Love- Heisman Winner Eddie George Will Be CHICAGO's Next 'Billy Flynn'!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcomeNFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George making his Broadway debut in the role of Billy Flynn beginning Tuesday, January 11, 2016.He will play a 7-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) throughSunday, February 28, 2016. (more...)

The Department of Theater/Dance at UCSB to Present VENUS, 11/6-14The Department of Theater/Dance at UCSB to Present VENUS, 11/6-14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

The Department of Theater/Dance at UC Santa Barbara and director Tom Whitaker present a fresh take on one of Suzan-Lori Parks' most famous plays. A groundbreaking and provocative work by America's premiere African-American female playwright, VENUS runs November 6 - 14, 2015 in UC Santa Barbara's Performing Arts Theater. (more...)

CUBA LIBRE World Premiere at Artists Rep Extends to November 15CUBA LIBRE World Premiere at Artists Rep Extends to November 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre extends the world premiere production of the Broadway-scale new musical Cuba Libre through November 15. Due to robust advance ticket sales, Artists Rep has added a full week of performances, as well as additional shows within the originally announced run, even prior to the show's first preview performance on Saturday, October 3. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiere, Beginning TonightKatrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiere, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), tonight, October 2, through October 24. Opening Night is Thursday, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kitchen Theatre Company's THE MOUNTAINTOPPhoto Flash: First Look at Kitchen Theatre Company's THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the powerful and provocative THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall. The 2010 Oliver Award-winning play daringly re-imagines Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last night on Earth. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars in action below! (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse's 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Festival to Celebrate Stephen Sondheim This FallBucks County Playhouse's 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Festival to Celebrate Stephen Sondheim This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser just announced the 2nd Annual Oscar Hammerstein Festival -- named in honor of the master lyricist who wrote some of America's most beloved and recognizable musicals at his family farm in Bucks County. (more...)

The Department of Theater/Dance at UCSB to Present VENUS, 11/6-14The Department of Theater/Dance at UCSB to Present VENUS, 11/6-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The Department of Theater/Dance at UC Santa Barbara and director Tom Whitaker present a fresh take on one of Suzan-Lori Parks' most famous plays. A groundbreaking and provocative work by America's premiere African-American female playwright, VENUS runs November 6 - 14, 2015 in UC Santa Barbara's Performing Arts Theater. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Update 11/27 - Charles Shaughnessy, Kevin Broccoli Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Update 11/27 - Charles Shaughnessy, Kevin Broccoli Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 27, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

BWW Flashback: KINKY BOOTS' Billy Porter Removes the Heels and Says Goodbye to Lola TonightBWW Flashback: KINKY BOOTS' Billy Porter Removes the Heels and Says Goodbye to Lola Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Below, we bid adieu to the Tony-winning original Lola with a video flashback of his time in the production! (more...)

Goodspeed Sets Starry Group of Writing Teams for 2016 Mercer Writers ColonyGoodspeed Sets Starry Group of Writing Teams for 2016 Mercer Writers Colony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 36 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2016 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 19 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Goodspeed has announced its 2016 participants. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Billy Porter and Anthony Rapp to Celebrate A BROADWAY HOLIDAY at City Theatre, 12/14Billy Porter and Anthony Rapp to Celebrate A BROADWAY HOLIDAY at City Theatre, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

City Theatre gets festive with A BROADWAY HOLIDAY, a one-night-only concert featuring performances by award-winning Broadway stars Billy Porter and Anthony Rapp. With local talents Maria Becoates-Bey, Daina Michelle Griffith, and Billy Hartung, the special performance will include hit Broadway songs as well as a variety of holiday favorites. (more...)

Photo Coverage: From Field to Stage- CHICAGO's New Leading Man, Eddie George, Meets the Press!Photo Coverage: From Field to Stage- CHICAGO's New Leading Man, Eddie George, Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - Jan 8, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, NFL legend, Heisman Trophy winner and Nashville actor Eddie George will make his Broadway debut next week, taking on the role of Billy Flynn in the long-running Tony Award-winning musical Chicago.  George will succeed Broadway veteran Jason Danieley in the role of Billy Flynn. Danieley has a strong Nashville connection, as well, having performed at the city's late and lamentable Opryland USA theme park during its heyday. He just met the press and we've got photos from the big day. Check out complete coverage below! (more...)

VIDEO: NFL's Eddie George Talks Taking on Billy Flynn in Broadway's CHICAGOVIDEO: NFL's Eddie George Talks Taking on Billy Flynn in Broadway's CHICAGO
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The football star stopped by this morning's GMA to talk about portraying the fast-talking lawyer in the long-running Broadway musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Razzle Dazzle 'Em! First Look at NFL Legend Eddie George in Broadway's CHICAGOPhoto Flash: Razzle Dazzle 'Em! First Look at NFL Legend Eddie George in Broadway's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, NFL legend, Heisman Trophy winner and Nashville actor Eddie George will make his Broadway debut next week, taking on the role of Billy Flynn in the long-running Tony Award-winning musical Chicago. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: Eddie George Gets a Times Square Billboard for His CHICAGO Debut!Up on the Marquee: Eddie George Gets a Times Square Billboard for His CHICAGO Debut!
by Walter McBride - Jan 4, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, NFL legend, Heisman Trophy winner and Nashville actor Eddie George will make his Broadway debut in January, taking on the role of Billy Flynn in the long-running Tony Award-winning musical Chicago. (more...)

Norm Lewis Joins INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY at BB King's with Telly Leung, Jarrod Spector, and MoreNorm Lewis Joins INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY at BB King's with Telly Leung, Jarrod Spector, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Norm Lewis, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway star of The Phantom of the Opera, Porgy & Bess and more, has been added to the all-star lineup of INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY, a dynamic and soulful evening of music. (more...)

Dominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize FinalistsDominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Winners Announced - Kerry Conte, Kevin Broccoli, Bruce Sabath and More!2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Winners Announced - Kerry Conte, Kevin Broccoli, Bruce Sabath and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 18, 2016

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 70 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2015 Rhode Island winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Heisman Winner Eddie George Takes First Broadway Bows in CHICAGO!Photo Coverage: Heisman Winner Eddie George Takes First Broadway Bows in CHICAGO!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jan 13, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical CHICAGO welcomes NFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George, who made his Broadway debut in the role of 'Billy Flynn' last night, January 12, 2016. He will play a 7-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) through Sunday, February 28, 2016. Check out photos from his first curtain call below! (more...)

Heisman Winner Eddie George Struts Into CHICAGO as 'Billy Flynn' TonightHeisman Winner Eddie George Struts Into CHICAGO as 'Billy Flynn' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical CHICAGO welcomes NFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George, making his Broadway debut in the role of 'Billy Flynn' beginning tonight, January 12, 2016. (more...)

BWW TV: CHICAGO's Newest Billy Flynn, Eddie George Talks Stepping into the Role on BroadwayBWW TV: CHICAGO's Newest Billy Flynn, Eddie George Talks Stepping into the Role on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 10, 2016

Below, watch Eddie George and Barry Weisman talk about George's audition process, CHICAGO's upcoming 20th anniversary, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Eddie George Explains How He Went From The NFL to Broadway's CHICAGOVIDEO: Eddie George Explains How He Went From The NFL to Broadway's CHICAGO
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Eddie George is a former Heisman trophy winner and he's now starring in CHICAGO on Broadway. The former NFL player talks to LATE SHOW host Stephen Colbert about making the transition. (more...)

LaChanze & Lindsay Mendez Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert LineupLaChanze & Lindsay Mendez Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Broadway leading ladies LaChanze (Tony Award winner for The Color Purple) and Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Godspell) have been added to the all-star lineup of INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY, a dynamic and soulful evening of music. (more...)

BWW Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS at Round HouseBWW Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS at Round House
by Roger Catlin - Feb 8, 2016

Suzan-Lori Parks has made her name updating Civil War lore in striking modernist terms in Topdog/Underdog, the Pulitzer Prize winner from 2001, the same year she won a MacArthur 'genius' grant. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company to Present August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING, 3/10-4/10Arden Theatre Company to Present August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING, 3/10-4/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Arden Theatre Company continues its 28th season with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING, from March 10 - April 10, 2016, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

BWW Review: DETROIT '67 at Karamu Looks at the Riots in the Motor CityBWW Review: DETROIT '67 at Karamu Looks at the Riots in the Motor City
by Roy Berko - Feb 10, 2016

February 1, 1960--North Carolina State University students protested when the administration wouldn't let a black male's name appear on the ballot for student body president. May 15, 1962-Students at the University of Mississippi rioted over the lack of equal rights for black students. April 13, 1964-Riots erupted in Los Angeles regarding discriminatory ways of how police treated African Americans. (more...)

Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and More to Join Broadway Inspirational Voices in ConcertBilly Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and More to Join Broadway Inspirational Voices in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY -- an evening of Broadway, R&B, Gospel, and Pop classics featuring four of Broadway's brightest lights and an ensemble of uplifting voices -- will debut at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on February 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM (Doors at 6:00 PM). (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Update - Charles Shaughnessy, Kevin Broccoli Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Update - Charles Shaughnessy, Kevin Broccoli Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards - Last Week to Vote!2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (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...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Update - Charles Shaughnessy Leads!2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Update - Charles Shaughnessy Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung & Jarrod Spector Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert LineupAdam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung & Jarrod Spector Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY - an evening of Broadway, R&B, Gospel, and Pop classics featuring Broadway's brightest lights and an ensemble of uplifting voices - has added special guest stars Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung and Jarrod Spector. The concert takes place at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on February 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM (Doors at 6:00 PM). Michael McElroy and The Broadway Inspirational Voices will be joined by previously-announced performers Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry and Marcus Paul James. The music will be performed with the signature soul and innovative musical arrangements of the Grammy-nominated Broadway Inspirational Voices. This event will help benefit the BIV Outreach Program. Tickets begin at $30, and can be purchased by visiting http://www.bbkingblues.com. (more...)

VIDEO: New Billy Flynn, Football Great Eddie George, Comes To CHICAGO With Serious Acting BackgroundVIDEO: New Billy Flynn, Football Great Eddie George, Comes To CHICAGO With Serious Acting Background
by Michael Dale - Dec 14, 2015

Before coming to Broadway, George appeared regionally in contemporary drama and Shakespeare (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Update - Charles Shaughnessy in Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Update - Charles Shaughnessy in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Receives 22nd Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish PrizePlaywright Suzan-Lori Parks Receives 22nd Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by Reilly Hickey - Dec 1, 2015

On Monday, November 30, playwright, novelist and songwriter Suzan-Lori Parks was awarded the 22nd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prizeat The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

Two River Theater to Present August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, Begin. 9/12Two River Theater to Present August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, Begin. 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and creative team for its production of August Wilson's Seven Guitars, directed by Brandon J. Dirden, an award-winning actor who is making his directorial debut with this production. Seven Guitars is the third play in Wilson's American Century Cycle produced by Two River, following the theater's acclaimed mountings of Jitney and Two Trains Running. Performances will begin in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, on Saturday, September 12 and continue through Sunday, October 4. The opening night performance is Friday, September 18 at 8pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. The lead production sponsor is Springpoint Senior Living Foundation at The Atrium at Navesink Harbor. (more...)

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