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The Jeff Awards to Honor Robert Falls With Special Equity Theater Award

Learn more about the upcoming Jeff Awards ceremony where renowned director Robert Falls will be honored with the Special Equity Theater Award. Find out the date and venue for the event and get all the details about this prestigious award and Falls' well-deserved recognition.

Mai House Studio Reveals September Programming

MAI HOUSE STUDIO, a brand new artist-run space, announces its September programming that highlights: up-and-coming AAPI comics and musicians, underground poets, and a new concept album based on the works of Anton Chekov. Learn more about the upcoming programming here!

Ensemble Theatre Reveals 2024 Season Lineup

Ensemble Theatre has revealed the lineup for its 2024 season, with everything from fresh new comedy, insightful dramas, musical influences and re-imagined classics. Next year sees another ten-play season take to the stage, featuring stellar cast names and brilliant playwrights, with a continued focus on female writing and directing. 

Dylan Baker, Omar Metwally, and More Set to Perform at Williamstown Theatre Festival This Week

Get ready for an unforgettable week at the Williamstown Theatre Festival! Dylan Baker, Omar Metwally, and a stellar lineup of talented actors will grace the stage with their remarkable performances. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to witness the magic of live theater.

Emilia Clarke Stars In NT Live Screening Of THE SEAGULL At Hammer Theatre

South Bay audiences can see Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke in her West End stage debut, when Hammer Theatre Center presents the National Theatre Live (NT Live) screening of The Seagull, directed by Jamie Lloyd (Cyrano de Bergerac).

Phoenix Festival: Live Arts Hudson Valley Awarded State Grant to Support 2023 Event

On the heels of a successful 2022 launch, the Phoenix Festival: Live Arts Hudson Valley has been awarded an $86,000 grant from Empire State Development's Division of Tourism, through the state's Regional Economic Development Council initiative.

AN EVENING WITH CHEKHOV Comes to Delhi This Weekend

In the biting cold winter of Delhi, the warmth of Chekov is calling you. Towering theatre personalities like SUNIT TANDON, SOHAILA KAPUR, VISHAAL SETHIA, ARTI NAYAR, SONALI SHARMA AND TARIQUE HASSAN, will be part of an 'Evening With Chekov' consisting of two short comedies by the 19th-century Russian playwright, Anton Chekov.

TCG Books Presents to Host Conversation with Authors of Classic Russian Drama Series

Theatre Communications Group has announced the eighth iteration of TCG Books Presents, featuring Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky in conversation with Gregory Mosher on YouTube Live, Friday, October 28, 2022 at 1:00pm ET.

Review: THE GOOD DOCTOR at Washington Stage Guild

WSG's The Good Doctor runs through October 23rd, and this production gets it right with standout performances from a tight knit cast.

Review: A DOUBLE BILL from LAMTA is Clever and Hilarious at Theatre On The Bay

For their 2022 acting showcase, LAMTA offered audiences a very clever DOUBLE BILL. In the first half of the evening, we saw Anton Chekov’s classic THE SEAGULL. After interval, we were treated to STUPID F@CKING BIRD – a parody of the former written by Aaron Posner. I honestly had such a laugh throughout both one-act plays.

The Cherry Orchard, Silent Sky, and More To Be Presented In Burning Coal Theatre Company's 26th Season

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present its 26th season (2022 – 2023) in Raleigh, NC.

Interview: Daniel Monks Discusses THE SEAGULL, Covid Delays And Disability On Stage

Australian actor Daniel Monks (Pulse, Teenage Dick) discusses opening the long-awaited revival of The Seagull, penned by Anya Reiss and directed by Jamie Lloyd.


Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is an enjoyable night of entertainment.  Contrary to the show’s title, knowledge of Anton Chekov is not necessary to enjoy the show.  It runs now through June 19th at Krevsky Center in Harrisburg.

BWW Review: “THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI” Stakes Claim to His Name at Jobsite Theater

The show opens with a Ghost Light center stage. As most shows of a Brechtian nature go, characters of nondescript fashion layout the evening events in the manner of Prologue. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, or as it is subtitled “The Parable Play,” tells the story of the rise of Arturo Ui a fictional Chicago Mobster as he ruthlessly tries to control the Chicago vegetable market despite opposition. A political satire based on Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in Nazi Germany prior to the events of World War II.

SPRING AWAKENING And More as The Company Theatre Announces Inaugural Season

The Company Theatre, Rochester's newest performing arts collaborative, announces their inaugural 2022-2023 season.


Anton Chekov, along with Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg, were three late nineteenth and early twentieth century European playwrights who were the seminal figures in the birth of theatrical modernism. They turned their backs on the escapist romantic stories and took on real issues, and presented real people with real problems.

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble Presents the First Annual Phoenix Festival: Live Arts in Nyack

Nyack joins the roster of world class arts events with the launch of The Phoenix Festival: Live Arts in Nyack – a performing arts celebration set for this fall 2022.

Teatro En Corto Produces Raul Avila Munoz' Productions

The acclaimed Teatro en Corto in Mexico City is known for producing original plays. Mexican creatives put up their work for the masses to watch and enjoy and one creative, by the name of Raul Avila Munoz, has offered several shows to this company.

BWW Blog: John Strasberg's ADAMS' APPLES

Adams’ Apples is a John Strasberg talent trifecta. He wrote, directed and starred in this contemporary homage to Anton Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard. In our recent interview, Strasberg explains that like Chekov’s dramatis personae of 100 years ago, the modern day characters we meet in his film “never did anything about doing what they dreamed of doing”.

SMOKING IS BAD FOR YOU Will Be Performed at Pitlochry Festival Theatre Next Month

Chekhov's 1886 short play tells the story of Ivan as we meet him at a local Town Hall. Instructed by his wife to give a lecture on the harmful effects of tobacco it comes apparent that she has an ulterior motive and Ivan's lecture quickly becomes a very funny, yet painful, revelation about his life and relationships, laying out his lost dreams.

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