Wilder

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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)
New York, NY
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Photo Flash: Kimber Lee's DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING Celebrates Opening in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

The world premiere of Kimber Lee's 'different words for the same thing' opened last weekend on May 11 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the opening night festivities! (more...)


Photo Flash: Green-Wood Cemetery Sets Stage for Thorton Wilder's OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

For three weeks in June, Historic Green-Wood Cemetery will be transformed into Grover's Corners, New Hampshire at the turn of the 20th century, as it becomes an urban and bold outdoor stage for a new production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Located on 478 park-like acres in the heart of Brooklyn, Green-Wood was founded in 1838. Scroll down for a sneak peek of the production! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS at the Royal George
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein and last season's smash hit Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane) will present the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in Jack Lemmon Returns, a new play with music. The production opens on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That's Life, Lena's Holiday, etc.). Scroll down for some photos from the production! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Mel Brooks' Hysterical Musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Is Alive In Simi Valley
by Shari Barrett - May 12, 2014

It's ALIVE!!! A hilarious, high energy Broadway musical based on the Oscar-nominated smash hit 1974 film, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is the wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. A Tony award-winner in 2008, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is just what the doctor ordered - a real prescription for outlandish humor, now onstage at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The world premiere of Kimber Lee's 'different words for the same thing' opens this Sunday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Gala Honors Bob Moss!
by Jennifer Broski - May 6, 2014

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons just held its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 5 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled 'IN THE BEGINNING', the evening honored the theater company's Founding Artistic Director Bob Moss. An artistic director, stage director and teacher for thirty-seven years, Bob founded Playwrights Horizons in 1971 and gave the theater its unique and enduring mission. Three years later, Bob moved the theater to then-derelict West 42nd Street. He founded the 42nd Street Gang, which, with the 42nd Street Development Corporation, envisioned and spearheaded the renovation and creation of 42nd Street's Theatre Row, and gave Playwrights a permanent home. He served as the company's Artistic Director for ten years through 1981. He was also the director of the Playwrights Horizons Theater School, an affiliate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He continues to direct and teach at theaters and colleges across the country, and has mentored hundreds of young theater actors, writers and directors. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere of SHINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

The American Rep Theater of WNY concludes the 2013-14 season with a world premiere of the original work, dedicated to this great American icon, entitled SHINE written by Matthew LaChiusa from April 24th to May 17th at ART in the Box, 16 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo (Site of the Church of the Ascension). (more...)


Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with CTG's DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing," which begins previews May 4 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening night is May 11 and performances run through June 1, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Program's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH
by Diana Heisroth - Feb 28, 2014

The Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Program proudly presents Thornton Wilder's profoundly philosophical and epic comedic-drama, The Skin of Our Teeth, directed by Taibi Magar (Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs '14). Scroll down for a first look at the show! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT, Now Playing Through 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Previews are underway for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Chicago-premiere production of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer, "a gritty but often humorous portrait of the immigrant nuclear family" (Time Out New York). Bulgarian-born ensemble member Yasen Peyankov is at the helm of what Variety declared a "thoughtful, well-written domestic drama with something original to say about immigrant families living by old world values in a new world culture." The cast of five features ensemble members Tim Hopper, Mariann Mayberry and Alan Wilder with Aaron Himelstein andMelanie Neilan. Russian Transport opens February 16; press performances are February 15 at 3pm and February 18 at 7:30pm) and runs through May 11, 2014 in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). Tickets ($20 - 78) are on sale now at steppenwolf.org. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Pace Gallery Creates a Post-Modernistic Contrast with SOL LEWITT and KEITH SONNIER
by Patrick Kennedy - Feb 14, 2014

The showcases SOL LEWITT: HORIZONTAL PROGRESSIONS and KEITH SONNIER: ELYSIAN PLAIN AND EARLY WORKS put side-by-side two artists with markedly different techniques and fascinating points of contact. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205th season with the acclaimed new drama OTHER DESERT CITIES. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Kate Galvin, the play began previews on January 14th, opens tonight, January 22nd and runs through March 2nd on the WST Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


BWW Interviews: Robert Encila - Theatrical Alchemist
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Jan 22, 2014

JS: Robert Encila's company, Studio Connections, has become a respected force in the theatre landscape in southern Arizona. I asked him how theatre came to be his career. (more...)


Photo Flash: Pre-Production Shots for Aurora Theatre Company's GIDION'S KNOT, Begin. 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 22nd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Johnna Adams' incendiary new play GIDION'S KNOT. Jon Tracy (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity) returns to Aurora Theatre Company to helm GIDION'S KNOT, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance) and Stacy Ross (Wilder Times). GIDION'S KNOT plays January 31 through March 2 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. For mature audiences. Check out pre-production photos below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at YouTheatre's MULAN JR. at Flatrock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Flat Rock Playhouse and YouTheatre presents the popular Disney musical, Mulan Jr., from November 15 -24 at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown presented by Todd Webb, CPA andKen Adams/Edward Jones. BroadwayWorld has a first look at star Eleanor Palmer as Mulan below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Charity Readers Theatre's OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Charity Readers Theatre presents OUR TOWN at the Beijing City International School. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE PAIN AND THE ITCH Presents the Worst Thanksgiving Ever
by Shari Barrett - Nov 11, 2013

Worst. Thanksgiving. Ever. A family gathering to celebrate the iconic American holiday turns into a scathing indictment of phony liberal values in THE PAIN AND THE ITCH by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park), through December 1 at the Zephyr Theatre. (more...)


Photo Flash: Manatee Players' OUR TOWN, Opening 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning play OUR TOWN comes to the Bradenton Kiwanis Studio Theater Thursday October 31 and plays through November 17. This is only the second time that the Manatee Players have presented OUR TOWN, the first being in 1951. Check out a first look below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Philip Goodwin, Nisi Sturgis and More in Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Thornton Wilder's great dramatic homage to small-town American life and the greater universal experience of life, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Our Town now through November 17th at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Check out a first look below! (more...)


BWW Reviews: A Fun, Faithful OUR TOWN at the NJ Shakespeare Theatre
by Patrick Kennedy - Oct 29, 2013

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of OUR TOWN, the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ has offered an appreciative and often incisive take on Thornton Wilder's beloved play. (more...)