News About An Octoroon at DePaul University
Writers Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of WITCH
September 05, 2018
Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the World Premiere of Witch, written by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker & Ford. Witch, directed by Marti Lyons, runs September 26 - December 16, 2018 in the Gillian Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
Berkeley Rep Announces Final Casting for FAIRVIEW
August 31, 2018
Final casting for Berkeley Repertory Theatre's upcoming production of Fairview was announced today. Written by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed bySarah Benson, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelly, the world premiere production comes straight to Berkeley Rep from a critically acclaimed New York run. Previews begin on Thursday, October 4 with regular run of the show opening on Thursday, October 11 and continuing through Sunday, November 4. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949. (more...)
A world-premiere, old-fashioned, meta-melodrama with Humor! Feelings! Live Music! Wigs! Sensation Scenes! Slave Auctions! Exploding Steamboats! Photography! And More!
Judge Peyton is dead, and his plantation Terrebonne is in financial ruins. Peytonâ€™s handsome nephew George arrives as heir apparent, and quickly falls in love with Zoe, a beautiful â€œoctoroon.â€ But, the evil overseer Mâ€™Closky has other plans â€” for both Terrebonne and Zoe.