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Wilson Cycle THE PIANO LESSON Webcast Airs 9/9
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 9, 2013

Actor/director and noted August Wilson interpreter Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs a revival staging of Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning THE PIANO LESSON tonight as part of a live webcast series presenting the ten 20th century cycle plays by the two-time Pulitzer-winner, following successful presentations of Ma Rainey'S BLACK BOTTOM and FENCES last month as well as JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE last week. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Katori Hall's THE MOUNTAINTOP, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present The Mountaintop written by Katori Hall, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The Mountaintop will run tonight, September 5 - October 6, 2013 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Alan Anderson and Lisa Beasley in Court Theatre's THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present The Mountaintop written by Katori Hall, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The Mountaintop will run September 5 - October 6, 2013 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:00PM. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars below! (more...)

Court Theatre Presents THE MOUNTAINTOP, 9/5-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present The Mountaintop written by Katori Hall, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The Mountaintop will run September 5 - October 6, 2013 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:00PM. (more...)

CTG Opens Applications for 2013-14 August Wilson Monologue Competition and In-School Residency; Deadline Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Center Theatre Group is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 August Wilson programs - the August Wilson Monologue Competition (AWMC) and the CTG August Wilson In-School Residency Program. (more...)

CTG Opens Applications for 2013-14 August Wilson Monologue Competition and In-School Residency; Deadline 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Center Theatre Group is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 August Wilson programs - the August Wilson Monologue Competition (AWMC) and the CTG August Wilson In-School Residency Program. (more...)

Round House Theatre Kicks Off Fall 2013 Programs for Youth, Teens and Adults
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2013

Round House Theatre Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette has announced the company's lineup of education and outreach programs for the 2013/14 season. They include a diverse selection of programs that allow people of all ages to experience the joy of theater. (more...)

Wilson Cycle JITNEY Webcast Airs 9/16
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 16, 2013

Actor/director and noted August Wilson interpreter Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs a revival staging of Wilson's JITNEY tonight as part of a live webcast series presenting the ten 20th century cycle plays by the two-time Pulitzer-winner, following successful presentations of Ma Rainey'S BLACK BOTTOM and FENCES last month as well as JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE and THE PIANO LESSON so far this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre's THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The Court Theatre has extended The Mountaintop, written by Katori Hall and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The Mountaintop will now run through Sunday, October 13 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. BroadwayWorld has new photos of the stars onstage below! (more...)

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

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

Court Theatre Extends THE MOUNTAINTOP Through 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert announce the extension of The Mountaintop written byKatori Hall, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The Mountaintop will now run through Sunday, October 13 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Round House Theatre Announces Fall 2013 Programs for Youth, Teens and Adults
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Round House Theatre Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette has announced the company's lineup of education and outreach programs for the 2013/14 season. They include a diverse selection of programs that allow people of all ages to experience the joy of theater. (more...)

Round House Theatre's 'Play It Forward' Invites High School Seniors to the Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Round House Theatre wants to make attending its productions an integral part of a Montgomery County education. To that end, Round House is launching a new program during the 2013/14 season: Play It Forward. Under this new initiative, the company is setting aside free tickets to regularly scheduled Round House performances for High School Seniors in Montgomery County Public Schools. (more...)

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

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

OSF Wraps 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival wrapped up its 78th season Sunday night with the final performances of The Taming of the Shrew and King Lear. Preparations for the 2014 season are well under way; member ticket sales start this week and previews begin February 14. (more...)

Post-Thanksgiving BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Update 11/29 - CABARET in Huge Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Voting is now underway for Atlanta! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Tony Plana, Anthony Chisholm & More to Lead Second Stage's THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director), currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary season, has announced the complete cast for its upcoming production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winnerQuiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The company will feature ANTHONY CHISHOLM (Radio Golf, Jitney), DARIUSH KASHANI (Homebody/Kabul), TONY PLANA (Ugly Betty), ARMANDO RIESCO (2ST's Water by the Spoonful), ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ (Motherf***er with the Hat, Orange is the New Black), and ANNAPURNA SRIRAM (Pericles at Berkeley Rep). (more...)

Round House Theatre to Stage TWO TRAINS RUNNING, 4/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Round House Theatre continues its 2013/14 Bethesda season with Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's Two Trains Running, which runs April 2 thru 27. Timothy Douglas returns to Round House to direct this inspiring, humorous, and potent portrait of ordinary people at a turning point in American history. Opening night is Monday, April 7, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Baltimore (more...)

James T. Alfred and Erika LaVonn Star in Penumbra's THE MOUNTAINTOP at the Guthrie, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

On the heels of successful presentations of A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and The Amen Corner, the Guthrie Theater welcomes the return of the acclaimed Penumbra Theatre Company with The Mountaintop - the recipient of the 2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play - written by Katori Hall and directed by Penumbra Founder and Co-Artistic Director Lou Bellamy. The Mountaintop begins performances tonight, March 28 and continues through April 19. (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...)

Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews tomorrow night, March 20 and will open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the latest TV spot for the production! (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, will stage August Wilson's Fences, the 1950s entry into his Century Cycle (also known as his Pittsburgh Cycle) - a decade-by-decade exploration of the black experience in 20th century America. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel, Tyee Tilghman as Lyons and two Marin City youths - Jade Sweeney, who attends Willow Creek Academy, and Makaelah Bashir, Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy - splitting the role of Raynell. (more...)

Center Theatre Group Announces Winners of 2014 August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

From a field of 12 local high school students, Jonah Gould, Mykaela Sterris and LeafRickard have been selected as the winners of the 2014 August Wilson Monologue Competition Los Angeles Regional finals. Contestants this year featured high school students from nine Southern California cities, who performed in the regional finals at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum, Tuesday night, March 11, 2014. The top three student performers received scholarships and the opportunity to perform again in New York City. The August Wilson Monologue Competition is presented by the Center Theatre Group Affiliates, a volunteer organization that supports Center Theatre Group's education and community partnerships programs. (more...)

SDCF to Host Free Conversation with Sean Mathias and Derek McLane
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

SDCF presents a free conversation with acclaimed Director Sean Mathias (No Man's Land, Waiting for Godot, Breakfast at Tiffany's) and Scenic Designer Derek McLane (Ragtime, 33 Variations, 2014 Academy Awards) in conversation aboutcraft and career. Listen firsthand as they explore the relationship between director and designer and discuss their approaches to projects, their creative processes, and the turning points of their careers. Tickets for this event are free. Please RSVP to Conversations@SDCweb.org to reserve tickets. Seating is limited. (more...)

SMOKEFALL, TWO TRAINS RUNNING and More Set for Goodman Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Chicago's most established resident theater presents a 90th anniversary "season to celebrate," a line-up of new and contemporary works on its two stages-the 856-seat Albert Theatre and 400-seat flexible Owen Theatre. Today, Artistic Director Robert Falls and Executive Director Roche Schulfer announced six plays (of eight)-half of which were developed by commission and/or workshop in the Goodman's new play development programs-that comprise the 2014/2015 Season, plus co-productions with Chicago's off-Loop theaters. Remarked Falls, "We are proud to present this Season in the same spirit that launched the Goodman in 1925: 'an array of dramatic fare, from classics to noteworthy contemporary works, innovative and oft controversial, embracing genres from farces to searing social dramas.' We hope to give our audiences compelling, relevant experiences from a range of culturally and aesthetically diverse artists, from bold new talents to acclaimed local and national voices." For a limited time, Subscriptions start at $90 in honor of the milestone season; call 312.443.3800 or visit GoodmanTheatre.org. Individual tickets go on sale in August. Two Albert plays are TBA. (more...)

Regional Finalists Compete Tonight in CTG's August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Center Theatre Group has announced that 12 students have been selected to participate in the August Wilson Monologue Competition Los Angeles regional finals to be held at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum today, March 11, 2014. L.A.'s AWMC, part of a larger national program, is hosted by Center Theatre Group and presented by the Center Theatre Group Affiliates. (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University to Present Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR, 1/29-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present A FREE MAN OF COLOR, at the new Theatre School building, located at Racine and Fullerton on the Lincoln Park Campus. The Fullerton Stage Theatre is a 250-seat thrust theatre located on the first floor of the school. John Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR is directed by Phyllis E. Griffin, premieres on Friday, January 31, and runs through Sunday, February 9, 2014. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on January 29 and 30, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING to Begin 1/22 at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University Presents Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present A FREE MAN OF COLOR, at the new Theatre School building, located at Racine and Fullerton on the Lincoln Park Campus. The Fullerton Stage Theatre is a 250-seat thrust theatre located on the first floor of the school. John Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR is directed by Phyllis E. Griffin, premieres on Friday, January 31, and runs through Sunday, February 9, 2014. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are tonight, January 29 and the 30th, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

2013-2014 Regional Finalists Announced for CTG's August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Center Theatre Group has announced that 12 students have been selected to participate in the August Wilson Monologue Competition Los Angeles regional finals to be held at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum on March 11, 2014. L.A.'s AWMC, part of a larger national program, is hosted by Center Theatre Group and presented by the Center Theatre Group Affiliates. (more...)

American Stage Presents August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are tonight, January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING Begins Tonight at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are tonight, January 22 and January 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for St. Petersburg (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Casting for Premiere of BANK JOB by John Kolvenbach
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) today announced casting for its first main stage production of the 2014 season, Bank Job, a world premiere by award-winning playwright John Kolvenbach. Leicester Landon, Alexandra Lawrence, Michael Muller, William Earl Ray, and Marshall York will star in this comedy, running Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, March 2 at Amphibian's theater at 120 S. Main Street. Jessica Bauman will direct the production. (more...)

Playwright John Kolvenbach to Attend World Premiere of His Play BANK JOB at Amphibian Stage Productions, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) opens its first main stage production of the 2014 season, Bank Job, a world premiere by award-winning playwright John Kolvenbach. Leicester Landon, Alexandra Lawrence, Michael Muller, William Earl Ray, and Marshall York will star in this comedy, running Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, March 2 at Amphibian's theater at 120 S. Main Street. Jessica Bauman will direct the production. (more...)

James T. Alfred and Erika LaVonn to Star in Penumbra's THE MOUNTAINTOP at the Guthrie; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

On the heels of successful presentations of A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and The Amen Corner, the Guthrie Theater welcomes the return of the acclaimed Penumbra Theatre Company with The Mountaintop - the recipient of the 2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play - written by Katori Hall and directed by Penumbra Founder and Co-Artistic Director Lou Bellamy. The Mountaintop begins performances on March 28 and continues through April 19. (more...)

Playwright John Kolvenbach Attends World Premiere of His Play BANK JOB at Amphibian Stage Productions Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) opens its first main stage production of the 2014 season, Bank Job, a world premiere by award-winning playwright John Kolvenbach. Leicester Landon, Alexandra Lawrence, Michael Muller, William Earl Ray, and Marshall York will star in this comedy, running tonight, February 13 through Sunday, March 2 at Amphibian's theater at 120 S. Main Street. Jessica Bauman will direct the production. (more...)

American Stage Adds 2/23 Performance of 2 TRAINS RUNNING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company is excited to announce an added performance for August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. Due to many shows selling out, American Stage has added one last performance on Sunday, February 23 at 8 pm. This production is their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. (more...)

Stage and Screen Actor Chuck Patterson Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2013

Actor and director Chuck Patterson has passed away. Patterson starred on Broadway and Off-Broadway in numerous plays. He also directed for Ensemble Studio Theater, New Federal Theater and others. (more...)

American Stage to Present August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, 1/22-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

Getty Museum and CNP's PROMETHEUS BOUND Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

This September, the Getty Museum and CalArts' Center for New Performance (CNP), in association with Trans Arts, will presentPrometheus Bound, the eighth annual outdoor theater production in the Getty Villa's Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater. Featuring a newly-translated text by noted poet and essayist Joel Agee, Prometheus Bound will be directed by Travis Preston, artistic director of CNP and dean of the CalArts School of Theater, and include original music by composer Ellen Reid and celebrated jazz multi-instrumentalist Vinny Golia (who will also perform live onstage). (more...)

New Musical CLEAR Gets Reading Today at NYTW, Directed by Stafford Arima
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

CLEAR, a new American musical by Paul Oakley Stovall (book, music and lyrics) will receive a reading in NYC today, August 27th. (more...)

Marin Theatre Welcomes Carl Lumbly to the Cast of FENCES, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Marin Theatre Company, in association with Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, will stage August Wilson's Fences, the 1950s entry into his Century Cycle (also known as his Pittsburgh Cycle) - a decade-by-decade exploration of the black experience in 20th century America. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning play will feature veteran film and television actor Carl Lumbly as Troy Maxson, Steven Anthony Jones, the artistic director of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, as Jim Bono and award-winning actor, playwright and director Margo Hall as Rose, as well as Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Eddy Ray Jackson as Cory, Adrian Roberts as Gabriel, Tyee Tilghman as Lyons and two Marin City youths - Jade Sweeney, who attends Willow Creek Academy, and Makaelah Bashir, Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy - splitting the role of Raynell. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Baltimore (more...)

Round House Theatre Stages TWO TRAINS RUNNING, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Round House Theatre continues its 2013/14 Bethesda season with Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's Two Trains Running, which runs today, April 2 thru 27. Timothy Douglas returns to Round House to direct this inspiring, humorous, and potent portrait of ordinary people at a turning point in American history. Opening night is Monday, April 7, 2014. (more...)

Round House Theatre Extends TWO TRAINS RUNNING Through 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Round House Theatre announces that its production of Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's Two Trains Running has been extended thru May 4, 2014. Timothy Douglas returns to Round House to direct this inspiring, humorous, and potent portrait of ordinary people at a turning point in American history. Opening night is Monday, April 7, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TWO TRAINS RUNNING Excels at Round House Theatre
by Charles Shubow - Apr 16, 2014

Due to popular demand, August Wilson play extends to May 4, 2014 (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Baltimore (more...)

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