OCTOBER 18 NOVEMBER 23AMERICAN SONby Christopher Demos-Browndirected by Rob RuggieroWinner of the prestigious Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, American Son opened the 2018-19 Broadway season with a jolt of electricity. This explosive drama examines our nations racial divide through the eyes of an estranged, interracial couple who rush to the police station when their son`s car has been pulled over. Over the course of an evening, the couples disparate backgrounds collide in this gripping tale about who we are as a nation.IT LEAVES THE AUDIENCE GASPING FOR BREATH.Los Angeles TimesDates subject to change. TheaterWorks produces plays that reflect the contemporary world. They frequently contain adult content and language. If you have questions about this show give us a call. Were happy to provide additional information.
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TRU Presents April Panel Via Zoom - SOLO STRATEGIES: FINDING YOUR STORY (AND THE PEOPLE WHO'LL WANT TO HEAR IT)
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Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the April Panel Solo Strategies: Finding Your Story (and the People Who'll Want to Hear It) on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 via Zoom.
2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
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In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.
Zainab Musa & Kyra Miller Join Erin Cherry & Sheetal Sheth For The Muse Project's Tea Time
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Actresses Zainab Musa and Kyra Miller join Emmy Award winning actress Erin Cherry and internationally acclaimed actress Sheetal Sheth for The Muse Project's Tea Time, starting at 12:30pm on Saturday, December 14th, at Torn Page (435 W 22nd St, New York) - the historic home of Rip Torn and Geraldine Page.
Barrington Stage Company Announces 2019 Associate Artists
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Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announces the 2019 Associate Artists a?" actor Alan H. Green, composer Joe Iconis, costume designer Sara Jean Tosetti and actress Peggy Pharr Wilson.
Ami Brabson's Cabaret A CHANGE IS GONNA COME Opens Friday at Luna Stage
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For two weeks only Luna Stage will present Ami Brabson's newest cabaret A Change is Gonna Come. The show opens this Friday, December 6th at 8pm and runs through Sunday December 15. Tickets for this powerful blending of story and song, featuring a live band on Luna's MainStage, are available now at LunaStage.org.
Luna Stage to Present Benefit Performance of Ami Brabson's Cabaret A CHANGE IS GONNA COME
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Luna Stage will present a benefit performance of Ami Brabson's newest cabaret A Change is Gonna Come on Saturday, December 14th. Doors open at 6:30 PM for wine and mingling. Brabson's performance at 7:30 will be followed by live music, dessert, drinks, and coffee.
Ami Brabson's Cabaret Will Premiere At Luna Stage
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Luna Stage has announced a special limited engagement of Ami Brabson's newest cabaret A Change is Gonna Come, for two weeks only December 6-15. Tickets for this powerful blending of story and song, featuring a live band on Luna's MainStage, are available now at LunaStage.org.
Global Roundup 11/1 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN in the UK, MRS. DOUBTFIRE in Seattle and More!
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BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Dear Evan Hansen West End, Mrs. Doubtfire in Seattle and More!
BWW Review: AMERICAN SON at TheaterWorks
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Sometimes the most powerful theatrical experiences are the ones that hit closest to home. In today's America, with racial and political divides growing ever wider and tensions building to a breaking point, it might just be a play like Christopher Demos-Brown's AMERICAN SON that will shine the brightest light on these issues, not only pointing out the flaws and imperfections, but providing a spotlight for all of us to truly see. And, by offering this intense and thought-provoking piece as its opening play (of the season and of their newly remodeled space), TheaterWorks Hartford boldly illustrates why it is well-qualified and well-appointed to deliver such a powerful night of theatre.
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TheaterWorks Introduces Bold New Logo And Branding
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In 1984, TheaterWorks' founder Steve Campo took a long hard look at Hartford's cultural landscape and decided to start a new theater company. From day one, TheaterWorks' mission was to provide Hartford with performances of important works by contemporary American playwrights a?" works otherwise not performed in the region, works that are high-spirited, highly charged, sometimes controversial, but always engaging. Thirty plus years later, TheaterWorks Hartford is ushering in a new 'era' with a redesigned logo, bold new branding, an updated website and a $5.7 million renovation of its Pearl Street home.
Check Out TheaterWorks' Open House This Week!
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Rob Ruggiero, TheaterWorks Producing Artistic Director announced today that the $5.7 million renovation of the theater's historic home is nearly complete - on time and on budget. TheaterWorks is welcoming the public to attend an Open House on Wednesday Oct 16 from 4-8pm to tour the space.