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Alec Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, Tony Kushner and More Set for Public Theater's Public Forum 'Duet' Discussions, Oct-Dec 2012Alec Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, Tony Kushner and More Set for Public Theater's Public Forum 'Duet' Discussions, Oct-Dec 2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

The Public Theater's $40 million revitalization of its downtown home at Astor Place will be unveiled October 4 and celebrated through a series of events designed to engage the entire New York community and marking a rededication to its founding principles. The Public Forum - the Company's celebrated new series of lectures, debates, and discussions will mark the rededication with a special series of "Duet" programs, pairing an artist who has been important to the life of The Public and a leading voice from outside the world of theater. (more...)

John Grisham's A TIME TO KILL Headed for Broadway Spring or Summer 2013John Grisham's A TIME TO KILL Headed for Broadway Spring or Summer 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

According to ArtInfo, Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of John Grisham's novel A Time to Kill is headed to Broadway with lead producer Daryl Roth. Casting is currently underway, and the production hopes to take the stage in spring or summer of 2013. (more...)

Hartford Stage Opens 50th Anniversary Season with LA DISPUTE in Rep with MACBETH, Now thru 11/10Hartford Stage Opens 50th Anniversary Season with LA DISPUTE in Rep with MACBETH, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, presents Classical Repertory for a New Generation, the theatre's new initiative to produce two classics in repertory each season, featuring a new adaptation of Marivaux's La Dispute, in repertory with Shakespeare's Macbeth, both directed by Tresnjak, the first shows of the Tony Award-winning theatre's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW TV: Bobby Cannavale, Ellen Barkin et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Prize BWW TV: Bobby Cannavale, Ellen Barkin et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Prize
by Broadway Beat - Oct 4, 2011

Last night, October 3, Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), just honored acclaimed director George C. Wolfe with the 2011 'Mr. Abbott' Award for his incredible breadth and depth of work in the American Theatre. Broadway Beat was on hand for the event and takes you inside the ceremony below! (more...)

OFFICIAL: Tom Hanks to Make Broadway Debut in Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY; Opens 4/1 at Broadhurst TheatreOFFICIAL: Tom Hanks to Make Broadway Debut in Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY; Opens 4/1 at Broadhurst Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks will make his Broadway debut in the world premiere of three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron's play LUCKY GUY, to be directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, Tony Kushner and More Set for Public Theater's Public Forum 'Duet' Discussions, Oct-Dec 2012Alec Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, Tony Kushner and More Set for Public Theater's Public Forum 'Duet' Discussions, Oct-Dec 2012
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

The Public Theater's $40 million revitalization of its downtown home at Astor Place will be unveiled October 4 and celebrated through a series of events designed to engage the entire New York community and marking a rededication to its founding principles. The Public Forum - the Company's celebrated new series of lectures, debates, and discussions will mark the rededication with a special series of "Duet" programs, pairing an artist who has been important to the life of The Public and a leading voice from outside the world of theater. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, Tony Kushner and More Set for Public Theater's Public Forum 'Duet' Discussions, Oct-Dec 2012Alec Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, Tony Kushner and More Set for Public Theater's Public Forum 'Duet' Discussions, Oct-Dec 2012
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

The Public Theater's $40 million revitalization of its downtown home at Astor Place will be unveiled October 4 and celebrated through a series of events designed to engage the entire New York community and marking a rededication to its founding principles. The Public Forum - the Company's celebrated new series of lectures, debates, and discussions will mark the rededication with a special series of "Duet" programs, pairing an artist who has been important to the life of The Public and a leading voice from outside the world of theater. (more...)

Barbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN Concert, to Air Tonight as Part of PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVALBarbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN Concert, to Air Tonight as Part of PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

The 2013 PBS Arts Fall Festival returned this fall with seven weekly programs that highlight Broadway classics, music from around the country, and legendary superstar Barbra Streisand. (more...)

Daryl Roth Receives Hostetter-Habib Family Award Tonight, 5/8Daryl Roth Receives Hostetter-Habib Family Award Tonight, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2012

Theater producer Daryl Roth, who produced last season's Tony Award-winning revival of The Normal Heart and has presented an unprecedented seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays on the stage, is set to receive two prestigious honors next month. The Family Equality Council will present Roth with the Hostetter-Habib Family Award for her continued support of the LGBT community. The presentation will take place at the organizations Night at the Pier event tonight, May 8. (more...)

TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Set for Mondays in JuneTRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Set for Mondays in June
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series. The three plays that will be presented are Foreclosure by Vincent Delaney, produced by Mondays Dark Theatre Company and Kenny Howard of The Broadway Consortium; Appendage by Derek Murphy, produced by Tweiss Productions (Sharon Weiss & Eileen B. Weiss); and The Sin Eater by Michael Bettencourt, produced by Block & Tackle Productions, Inc. and Elfin Frederick Vogel. The selected plays will be read on Mondays, June 4, 11, and 18 respectively, at 7pm at The Roy Arias Theatre, 300 W. 43rd Street, 5th Floor, Studio 500, NYC. Admission is FREE but reservations are required: email TRUStaff1@gmail.com or call 212-714-7628. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE NORMAL HEART Tour!Full Cast Announced for THE NORMAL HEART Tour!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater produces the 2011 Tony Award-winning production of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, directed by George C. Wolfe. Wolfe, who directed the show's sold-out Broadway engagement last season, mounts the professional D.C.-area premiere of this production, which features returning Broadway cast members Patrick Breen and Luke MacFarlane, among others. Presented by special arrangement with Daryl Roth, The Normal Heart runs June 8-July 29, 2012 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Daryl Roth Receives Harold Clurman Spirit Award Today, 5/20Daryl Roth Receives Harold Clurman Spirit Award Today, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2012

Theater producer Daryl Roth, who produced last season's Tony Award-winning revival of The Normal Heart and has presented an unprecedented seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays on the stage, will receive her second award of the month today. At its Stella by Starlight Gala tonight, May 20, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting will present Roth with The Harold Clurman Spirit Award "for courageous contribution to the culture of the city of New York and beyond." Her fellow honorees at the Stella by Starlight Gala include Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones, Ed Schultz, and Masa Tanaka. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/10- ROCKY Celebrates Mother's Day, WICKED Duels, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/10- ROCKY Celebrates Mother's Day, WICKED Duels, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's photos come from the casts of ROCKY, MAMMA MIA!, WICKED, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, CINDERELLA, and more! (more...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston Stages BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, Now thru 4/27Lyric Stage Company of Boston Stages BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK by Lynn Nottage, tonight, March 29 - April 27, 2013. (more...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston to Stage BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, 3/29-4/27Lyric Stage Company of Boston to Stage BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, 3/29-4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK by Lynn Nottage, March 29 - April 27, 2013. (more...)

LUCKY GUY's Fisher, Eisenhauer Win Best Lighting Design, PlayLUCKY GUY's Fisher, Eisenhauer Win Best Lighting Design, Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer have won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for LUCKY GUY. (more...)

THE NORMAL HEART Opens in D.C. Tonight, 6/8THE NORMAL HEART Opens in D.C. Tonight, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2012

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater produces the 2011 Tony Award-winning production of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, directed by George C. Wolfe. Wolfe, who directed the show's sold-out Broadway engagement last season, mounts the professional D.C.-area premiere of this production, which features returning Broadway cast members Patrick Breen and Luke MacFarlane, among others. Presented by special arrangement with Daryl Roth, The Normal Heart runs tonight, June 8-July 29, 2012 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- George C. Wolfe on the Joy of Working with Tom Hanks on LUCKY GUYBWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- George C. Wolfe on the Joy of Working with Tom Hanks on LUCKY GUY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you George C. Wolfe, a nominee for Best Dorection of a Play for Lucky Guy. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)

Full Casts Announced for 2012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, 6/11 & 18Full Casts Announced for 2012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, 6/11 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the casts of the upcoming plays in the 2012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series. The two plays yet to be presented are Appendage by Derek Murphy, produced by Tweiss Productions (Sharon Weiss & Eileen B. Weiss); and The Sin Eater by Michael Bettencourt, produced by Block & Tackle Productions, Inc. and Elfin Frederick Vogel. The selected plays will be read on Mondays, June 11, and 18 respectively, at 7pm at The Roy Arias Theatre, 300 W. 43rd Street, 5th Floor, Studio 500, NYC. Admission is FREE but reservations are required: email TRUStaff1@gmail.com or call 212-714-7628. (more...)

2012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Presents THE SIN EATER, 6/182012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Presents THE SIN EATER, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series. The Sin Eater by Michael Bettencourt, produced by Block & Tackle Productions, Inc. and Elfin Frederick Vogel, will be read tonight, June 18, at 7pm at The Roy Arias Theatre, 300 W. 43rd Street, 5th Floor, Studio 500, NYC. Admission is FREE but reservations are required: email TRUStaff1@gmail.com or call 212-714-7628. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Jules Fisher & Peggy EisenhauerBWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for LUCKY GUY. (more...)

YBCA and Berkeley Rep to Host Town Hall with Anna Deavere Smith, 7/17YBCA and Berkeley Rep to Host Town Hall with Anna Deavere Smith, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) present a series of public Town Halls featuring MacArthur Award-winning actress, playwright, and educator Anna Deavere Smith, who will present a staged reading of her work-in-progress, Field Notes: Doing Time In Education: The California Chapter. (more...)

2012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Set for 6/11 & 182012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series Set for 6/11 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the casts of the upcoming plays in the 2012 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series. The two plays yet to be presented are Appendage by Derek Murphy, produced by Tweiss Productions (Sharon Weiss & Eileen B. Weiss); and The Sin Eater by Michael Bettencourt, produced by Block & Tackle Productions, Inc. and Elfin Frederick Vogel. The selected plays will be read on Mondays, June 11, and 18 respectively, at 7pm at The Roy Arias Theatre, 300 W. 43rd Street, 5th Floor, Studio 500, NYC. Admission is FREE but reservations are required: email TRUStaff1@gmail.com or call 212-714-7628. (more...)

Tom Dugan's WIESENTHAL to Begin Performances 10/24 at Theatre RowTom Dugan's WIESENTHAL to Begin Performances 10/24 at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Tony Award winner Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart) and Karyl Lynn Burns (The Best is Yet to Come) present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal launches a limited 14-week engagement, from October 24 through February 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Open 50th Anniversary Season with LA DISPUTE in Rep with MACBETH, 9/12-11/10Hartford Stage to Open 50th Anniversary Season with LA DISPUTE in Rep with MACBETH, 9/12-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the casts and creative team for Classical Repertory for a New Generation, the theatre's new initiative to produce two classics in repertory each season, featuring a new adaptation of Marivaux's La Dispute, in repertory with Shakespeare's Macbeth, both directed by Tresnjak, the first shows of the Tony Award-winning theatre's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Sebastian Arcelus, Fred Dalton Thompson, John Douglas Thompson Join A TIME TO KILL on BroadwaySebastian Arcelus, Fred Dalton Thompson, John Douglas Thompson Join A TIME TO KILL on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Producers Daryl Roth and Eva Price announced today that Sebastian Arcelus, Fred Dalton Thompson (in his Broadway debut), and John Douglas Thompson will star in the new Broadway courtroom drama A Time to Kill, Tony Award-winning playwright Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of John Grisham's best-selling novel. This new Broadway play holds the distinction of being the first-ever John Grisham property to be adapted for the stage. A Time to Kill is set to open on Broadway on October 20, 2013 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Previews begin September 28th. Ethan McSweeny will direct. The remainder of the high-powered ensemble cast of 13 will be announced shortly. For more information, visit www.ATimeToKillOnBroadway.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Vital Theatre Company's THE BULLYPhoto Flash: Vital Theatre Company's THE BULLY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

Vital Theatre Company has announced the return of THE BULLY, with music and lyrics by John Gregor, book by David L. Williams, and directed by Linda Ames Key. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Premieres THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 3/16Berkeley Rep Premieres THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a historical comedic drama commissioned from award-winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. When her wealthy lover mysteriously dies, Beartrice Albans' foundation of security hangs precariously by a thread. She is left to fend for her three unwed daughters in a world where freedom must be carefully negotiated. Told in a rich and lyrical river of words, this new play was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. It's helmed by Patricia McGregor, whose many credits include the celebrated production of Spunk at California Shakespeare Theater. The House that will not Stand begins previews on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage today, January 31, opens on Wednesday, February 5 and runs through Sunday, March 16, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STANDPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a humorous and gripping historical drama commissioned from award- winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Vital Theatre Company Presents THE BULLYVital Theatre Company Presents THE BULLY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2012

Vital Theatre Company has announced the return of THE BULLY, with music and lyrics by John Gregor, book by David L. Williams, and directed by Linda Ames Key (more...)

LUCKY GUY Box Office Opens Tomorrow, Jan 25LUCKY GUY Box Office Opens Tomorrow, Jan 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

The Broadhurst Theatre box office opens tomorrow, Friday, January 25 at 10:00 AM for LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, in the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. The Broadhurst Theatre is located at 235 West 44th Street. The production will play a strictly limited engagement. Opening night is Monday, April 1. Previews begin Friday, March 1. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STANDPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a humorous and gripping historical drama commissioned from award- winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

John Grisham's A TIME TO KILL Heading to Broadway in Fall 2013John Grisham's A TIME TO KILL Heading to Broadway in Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

According to MSBusiness, Daryl Roth is bringing Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of John Grisham's novel A Time to Kill to Broadway in Fall 2013. A recent production played Baltimore's Arena Stage in 2011. (more...)

Vital Theatre Company Presents THE BULLYVital Theatre Company Presents THE BULLY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Vital Theatre Company has announced the return of THE BULLY, with music and lyrics by John Gregor, book by David L. Williams, and directed by Linda Ames Key (more...)

David Byrne, Wynton Marsalis, and More Set for Public Theater Forum Duets in FebruaryDavid Byrne, Wynton Marsalis, and More Set for Public Theater Forum Duets in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the line-up today for two Public Forum Duets this February, kicking off the spring Public Forum season with an intense focus on music and the way it shapes our lives. (more...)

Dave Malloy, John Leguizamo & More Receive Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor ResidenciesDave Malloy, John Leguizamo & More Receive Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Today, The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work announces that it has selected 18 projects from more than 30 innovative artists for its third Summer Residency Lab. This June, as part of an extraordinary laboratory for collaboration, some of the nation's most prominent and promising writers, directors, and composers will unite at the Theatre's campus in West Berkeley for an intense four-week period to live, dine, and create new plays together. Dozens more local and out-of-town actors and directors will join The Ground Floor process, bringing the number of artists involved close to 100. (more...)

Vital Theatre Company Presents THE BULLYVital Theatre Company Presents THE BULLY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2012

Vital Theatre Company will bring back THE BULLY, with music and lyrics by John Gregor, book by David L. Williams, and directed by Linda Ames Key. The show will run Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 1pm beginning January 14th through February 26th, 2012, with weekday school holiday performances on January 16th and 27th and February 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd at 11am and 1pm. The show is appropriate for ages 4 -12. School/Group performances are available at Vital Theatre or your location (more...)

Public Forum Discusses Music Next Week With Wynton Marsalis, ?uestlove and More, 2/26 & 28Public Forum Discusses Music Next Week With Wynton Marsalis, ?uestlove and More, 2/26 & 28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will kick off the spring PUBLIC FORUM season next week with two Public Forum Duets, focusing on music and the way it shapes our lives. Single tickets, priced at $35, are on sale now. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Premiere THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 1/31-3/16Berkeley Rep to Premiere THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 1/31-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces the world premiere of The House that will not Stand, a historical comedic drama commissioned from award-winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting - The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in 1836 New Orleans, where black Creole women entered into common-law marriages with affluent white men. When her wealthy lover mysteriously dies, Beartrice Albans' foundation of security hangs precariously by a thread. She is left to fend for her three unwed daughters in a world where freedom must be carefully negotiated. Told in a rich and lyrical river of words, this new play was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. It's helmed by Patricia McGregor, whose many credits include the celebrated production of Spunk at California Shakespeare Theater. The House that will not Stand begins previews on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage on Friday, January 31, opens on Wednesday, February 5 and runs through Sunday, March 16, 2014. (more...)

Christopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Peter Scolari and More Join Tom Hanks in LUCKY GUYChristopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Peter Scolari and More Join Tom Hanks in LUCKY GUY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

Additional casting has been announced for LUCKY GUY on Broadway. The production stars two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, making his Broadway debut, in a new play by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. (more...)

Barbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN Concert, Encores of OKLAHOMA!, COMPANY & More to Air as a Part of PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVALBarbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN Concert, Encores of OKLAHOMA!, COMPANY & More to Air as a Part of PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

The 2013 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in October with seven weekly programs that highlight Broadway classics, music from around the country, and legendary superstar Barbra Streisand. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, Tony Kushner, and More Set for Public Theater Rededication EventsAlec Baldwin, Tony Kushner, and More Set for Public Theater Rededication Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2012

The Public Theater's $40 million revitalization of its downtown home at Astor Place will be unveiled October 4, 2012 and celebrated through a series of events designed to engage the entire New York community and marking a rededication to its founding principles. A physical expression of the Company's core mission of sparking dialogues, fostering artistic development and experimentation and increasing public accessibility, the revitalization project opens up the landmark building to the street and community, and transforms the lobby into a public piazza for artists, students and audiences. (more...)

Tom Skerritt Completes A TIME TO KILL Broadway CastTom Skerritt Completes A TIME TO KILL Broadway Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Producers Daryl Roth and Eva Price announced today that Emmy Award-winning actor Tom Skerritt will make his Broadway debut in A Time to Kill, Tony Award-winning playwright Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of John Grisham's best-selling novel. Skerritt will portray Lucien Wilbanks, the mentor to protagonist Jake Brigance (played by Sebastian Arcelus), in this thrilling, iconic courtroom drama. Skerritt joins the previously announced Sebastian Arcelus, Chike Johnson, Patrick Page, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins, Fred Dalton Thompson, John Douglas Thompson, and Ashley Williams plus Dashiell Eaves, J.R. Horne, John Procaccino, Tijuana Ricks, and Lee Sellars. Casting is now complete. (more...)

Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Company Presents TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, 4/20-29Katselas Theatre Company Presents TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, 4/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Twenty years after the devastating turmoil that followed a failed conviction of the officers in the Rodney King trial, Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 explores the shades of that loss. Commissioned by the Mark Taper Forum and originally brought to life on stage by the playwright, twenty-five multi-ethnic actors from Katselas Theatre Company now recreate those characters at the Skylight Theatre. (more...)

Lyric Stage Company of Boston to Stage BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, 3/29-4/27Lyric Stage Company of Boston to Stage BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, 3/29-4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK by Lynn Nottage, March 29 - April 27, 2013. (more...)

Daryl Roth to Receive Hostetter-Habib Family and Harold Clurman Spirit Awards, 5/8 & 5/20Daryl Roth to Receive Hostetter-Habib Family and Harold Clurman Spirit Awards, 5/8 & 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2012

Theater producer Daryl Roth, who produced last season's Tony Award-winning revival of The Normal Heart and has presented an unprecedented seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays on the stage, is set to receive two prestigious honors next month. The Family Equality Council will present Roth with the Hostetter-Habib Family Award for her continued support of the LGBT community. The presentation will take place at the organizations Night at the Pier event on May 8. Later in the month, at its Stella by Starlight Gala on May 20, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting will present Roth with The Harold Clurman Spirit Award "for courageous contribution to the culture of the city of New York and beyond." Her fellow honorees at the Stella by Starlight Gala include Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones, Ed Schultz, and Masa Tanaka. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Company Presents TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, 4/20-29Katselas Theatre Company Presents TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, 4/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

Twenty years after the devastating turmoil that followed a failed conviction of the officers in the Rodney King trial, Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 explores the shades of that loss. Commissioned by the Mark Taper Forum and originally brought to life on stage by the playwright, twenty-five multi-ethnic actors from Katselas Theatre Company now recreate those characters at the Skylight Theatre. (more...)

Yale Rep Stages World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 5/10Yale Rep Stages World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) today, April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Company Presents TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, 4/20-29Katselas Theatre Company Presents TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, 4/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012

Twenty years after the devastating turmoil that followed a failed conviction of the officers in the Rodney King trial, Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 explores the shades of that loss. Commissioned by the Mark Taper Forum and originally brought to life on stage by the playwright, twenty-five multi-ethnic actors from Katselas Theatre Company now recreate those characters at the Skylight Theatre. (more...)

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