News About LITTLE WOMEN at BOSTON UNIVERSITY
The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Monologues and Acting Reels Part 2
April 27, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Part 19
April 10, 2020
We've been compiling videos from college seniors all around the country for our new daily showcase series. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
Works by Ryan J. Haddad, Selina Fillinger and More to Be Showcased in MTC's 2020 Ted Snowdon Reading Series
February 07, 2020
Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) has announced the lineup for the 2020 Ted Snowdon Reading Series.
Casting Announced for National Tour of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Coming to the Segerstrom Center
January 08, 2020
Casting has been announced for the North American tour of Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, coming to Segerstrom Center for the Arts February 4 - 9, 2020 in Segerstrom Hall. The musical will star Chris Clark as Tully, Sarah Hinrichsen as Rachel, Shelly Lynn Walsh as Tammy, Peter Michael Jordan as Brick, Rachel Lyn Fobbs as Marley, Patrick Cogan as J.D. and Matthew James Sherrod as Jamal/Ted.
Wheelock Family Theatre Has Announced Their Production of LITTLE WOMEN, THE BROADWAY MUSICAL
January 06, 2020
Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University (WFT@BU) announces their winter production, Little Women, the Broadway Musical. Book by Allan Knee (The Man Who Created 'Peter Pan'), Music by Jason Howland, Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein (Toy Story: The Musical) and based on the classic novel by Massachusetts author Louisa May Alcott. Little Women, the Broadway Musical brings to life the beloved tale of Jo March, the trailblazing young writer who tells her family's story. Recommended for ages 7+.
Rarely Produced IN TROUSERS Comes To Lounge Theatre 10/11-11/03
October 11, 2019
Knot Free Productions presents In Trousers, a 'prequel' to William Finn's groundbreaking March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, directed by Ryan O'Connor.
Meet the Cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Now in Previews!
September 06, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
Boston Playwrights' Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season
August 20, 2019
Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) today announces the new plays that will comprise its 38th season. The line-up includes The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarías, The Smuggler by Ronan Noone and Deal Me Out by MJ Halberstadt.
DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day Comes to the 14th Street Y Theatre
August 10, 2019
'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day' presented by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity; performing Thursdays and Fridays, February 6 - 21 at the 14th Street Y Theatre, 344 E 14th St, New York City.
Edward Gero, Tazewell Thompson and More Join Cast And Creative Updates For Arena Stage's 2019/20 Season
July 18, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2019/20 Season in advance of single tickets going on sale July 30, 2019.
Huntington Theatre Company's 2019 Summer Play Workshop Begins
July 11, 2019
The Huntington Theatre Company's annual Summer Workshop began rehearsals July 9 and will conclude in public readings of four new plays on July 20 and 21, 2019. The workshop allows selected members of the Huntington Playwriting Fellows program two weeks to focus on developing new plays. The workshop and public readings will take place in the South End at the Huntington's Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston.
NNPN Announces 2019-20 Program Awardees
July 08, 2019
National New Play Network, the country's alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces its 2019-20 grant recipients, including the 2019 Smith Prize for Political Theatre, seven Producer Residencies, and eight Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnerships between multiple Member Theaters, playwrights, and other theater makers in various projects.
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Holly Twyford
June 14, 2019
When an actress has a long and distinguished career they are sometimes referred to as a Grande Dame. Today's subject Holly Twyford is what we call the Grand Damn! of DC Theatre. Throughout her many years of performing at pretty much every large theatre in town she proves time and time again that she is a force of nature every time she steps onto an area stage. Holly can currently be seen in the Round House Theatre production of A Doll's House Part 2. The show is running through June 30th at the Lansburgh Theatre while Round House Theatre completes its renovation for a fall re-opening.
Fresh Ink Theatre Presents 2019/2020 Season Programming
June 10, 2019
Fresh Ink is pleased to announce six new plays as part of the 2019/2020 season! For our ninth year of developing and producing local new work, Fresh Ink will feature two plays as part of our full development cycle, with each script receiving a reading and workshop before a word premiere production in winter/spring 2020. In addition, we will showcase the work of four additional playwrights as part of our fall Ink Spot Festival, which we continue to expand as a platform for additional script development and a celebration of some of Boston's most exciting local writers.
Wheelock Family Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
April 24, 2019
Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University announces its 2019-2020 Season including Roald Dahl's musical Willy Wonka (October 25-November 24, 2019), Little Women: The Broadway Musical (January 31-February 23, 2020), The Little Prince (April 8-May 24, 2020), and Bud, Not Buddy (April 28-May 24 2020). Subscription packages are now on sale. Visit www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org to view savings options and benefits. Single tickets for the 2019-2020 Season will go on sale September 3, 2019.
Published in 1868, Louisa May Alcott''s novel Little Women is based on Alcott''s and her sisters'' coming of age in Civil War New England. With their father away fighting in the war, Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth must keep their household running with the help and guidance of their mother, called Marmee. The March sisters find joy in life''s small details and endure twists of fortune - Jo sells her hair to facilitate Marmee''s trip to be with her ill husband, Meg becomes engaged, Jo chooses her sisters over a potential suitor, Beth falls ill, and Jo moves away to begin life as a writer. Even through squabbles, challenges, and heartache, the sisters'' unwavering friendship and loyalty help them to fulfill their dreams.
Little Women''s March sisters have continued to enthrall generations of young readers, sparking many popular adaptations for the screen and stage. The latest adaptation of Louisa May Alcott''s timeless story, Broadway musical LITTLE WOMEN brings the March sisters to a new generation of theatergoers, offering a slice of Victorian family life set to a soaring musical score.