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The Wilma Theater Announces Four Philadelphia Premieres And More for 2024-25 Season

Discover the exciting new 2024-25 season productions announced by The Wilma Theater. Get the latest details on the upcoming shows and subscription options.

Michael Imperioli Will Make Broadway Debut Opposite Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Emmy & SAG Award winner Michael Imperioli will make his Broadway debut opposite Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. We have all the details on when the play will arrive, which theatre it will play, and more!

Daniel J. Watts, Nicole Ari Parker & More to Star in THE REFUGE PLAYS at Roundabout Theatre Company

Discover the complete cast for THE REFUGE PLAYS, the highly anticipated production at Roundabout Theatre Company. Get ready for an unforgettable experience as the talented actors bring this captivating play to life. Make sure to secure your tickets now.

Now Hiring: Sound & Video Supervisor, Special Events Coordinator & More - BWW Classifieds

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5/11/2023 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/5/2023

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5/4/2023 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Kane Repertory Theatre to Present Outdoor Shakespeare Production Of TWELFTH NIGHT in July

Kane Repertory Theatre, in partnership with the St. Charles Park District, will present a live outdoor production of the Shakespeare classic Twelfth Night at the Historic Pavilion on the Fox River. The play is directed by Northwestern MFA Directing candidate Katie Lupica.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present DANA H.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the critically acclaimed play Dana H. written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters will run Friday, June 3–Sunday, July 10, 2022.

BWW Review: GLORIA at 4th Wall Theatre Company Presents a Smart and Seething Take on Violence in the Digital Age

What a gut punch of a play is Branden Jacob-Jenkins’s Gloria, and what a tight and well-paced rendition 4th Wall Theatre Company has offered. The script maintains a remarkable self-awareness that manages to stay ahead of the audience’s assumptions and even subvert them. All of this is tapped into to great effect by director James Black, along with a talented cast of actors. 

Kennesaw State University Department Of Theatre And Performance Studies To Present EVERYBODY

The Department of Theatre and Performance Studies asks what might happen when Death shows up unexpectedly and tells Everybody his time is up. 'Everybody,' running October 26-31, is Branden-Jacob Jenkins' audacious riff on the 15th century morality play, 'Everyman.'

SALVAGE Returns to Los Angeles for a Limited Run

Having a dream is like running with scissors. Harley, a singer-songwriter whose wife is expecting their first child, has decided to hang up his dream before it destroys his family. On the way to pawn his guitar, he stumbles across the bar where his musical hero, Floyd Whitaker, died. Upon entering, he finds an inhospitable bartender and a single surly customer who's strumming the blues on an old guitar. How could he resist an adventure like this?

BWW Blog: 'Yes, and' the Crap Out of Life - An Interview

I had the opportunity to speak with one of my favorite professors and people, Bridget Haight, about her journey in theatre.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

The Center for Fiction and Theatre Communications Group Present Playwrights Craft Talk: Annie Baker & Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

The Center for Fiction, a 200-year-old literary nonprofit that's created an immersive home for readers and writers in downtown Brooklyn, and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, will co-present Craft Talk: Annie Baker & Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Annie Baker and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, who are close friends and accomplished playwrights. will dive into a conversation about realism and the fourth wall.

The New School's College of Performing Arts Announces the Fall 2019 Season

The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) announces its fall 2019 season highlights, featuring a series of exciting world premieres and newly commissioned works.

Single Tickets For A.C.T.'s 2019�"20 Season On Sale This Friday

Tony Award winner and American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon and Executive Director Jennifer Bielstein announced today that tickets for A.C.T.'s 2019a?'20 season will be available beginning Friday, August 9 at 10 a.m

A.C.T. Announces Performance Schedule for 2019�"20 Season

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon and Executive Director Jennifer Bielsteinannounced the performance schedule for the previously announced productions that will make up the company's 2019-20 season. In addition, A.C.T. announced new weekday performance times for Geary Theater productions for the 2019-20 season.

Yaddo Commemorates Stonewall50 with Queer Artists Event

Yaddo, America's first artist colony, will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising with "Yaddo Inspirations: A Queer Look Through The Generations". The celebration will highlight queer artists as they discuss their individual ownership of queerness and queer liberation through the arts.

Soho Rep. Announces Writer/Director Lab Week

The 2017-2019 Lab Culminates with Free Presentations from Collaborative Partners Shayok Misha Chowdhury & Virginia Grise, Ann Marie Dorr & Paul Ketchum, Jen Goma & Kristine Haruna Lee, Raja Feather Kelly & Daaimah Mubashshir, and Julia Mounsey & Peter Mills Weiss

Theatre UNO Showcases the Workplace in GLORIA

Branden Jacob-Jenkins's play is a dramatic comedy focusing on the lives of working Americans and dynamics in the workplace. Directed by David Hoover, this funny, trenchant, and powerful play follows an ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine, each of whom hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. But when n ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story becomes higher than ever.

BWW Review: APPROPRIATE Sports Multiple Meanings and Graveyards

Who is or isn't prejudiced or racist is part of the cargo in Branden Jacob-Jenkins' APPROPRIATE, but the playwright also dissects what makes families tick and malfunction.

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