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Alliance Theatre Artistic Director Susan V. Booth to Depart for Chicago's Goodman The Photo Alliance Theatre Artistic Director Susan V. Booth to Depart for Chicago's Goodman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

After 21 years as the Alliance Theatre’s Jennings Hertz Artistic Director, Susan V. Booth will leave her role at the Alliance to join Chicago’s Goodman Theatre as Artistic Director.  Booth will finish her tenure by co-directing the regional premiere of the acclaimed play, Everybody, which begins previews September 2.

Clackamas Rep Kicks Off 16th Season With Three Staged Readings Photo Clackamas Rep Kicks Off 16th Season With Three Staged Readings
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2020

Clackamas Repertory Theatre kicks off its 16th season with three staged readings: a?oeSlow Food,a?? February 23 at Singer Hill Cafe in Oregon City; a?oeToo Heavy for Your Pocket,a?? March 22 at Osterman Theatre; and a?oeKalamazoo,a?? May 3 at Singer Hill Cafe. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at www.ClackamasRep.org or by calling 503-594-6047. 

The Fire This Time Festival Comes To The Kraine Theater January 20-February 2 Photo The Fire This Time Festival Comes To The Kraine Theater January 20-February 2
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2020

The Fire This Time Festival, the destination for early career and emerging playwrights from the African diaspora, announces its 2020 dates. The 14-day festival, presented in collaboration with FRIGID New York, which annually honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place from January 20 to February 2, 2020. This year, seven commissioned dramatists will be presented in repertoire as part of the annual celebration held at the Kraine Theater in the East Village.

Roundabout Announces Ticket Rewards Program Photo Roundabout Announces Ticket Rewards Program
by Julie Musbach - Jun 24, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company announces Rewards By Roundabout offering an opportunity for all Roundabout customers to earn points to see more of the company's Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, for free. Enrollment begins today; eligible tickets can be purchased for shows in Roundabout's 2019-2020 season, including The Rose Tattoo and Scotland, PA, which go on sale Friday, July 19.

Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Photo Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jireh Breon Holder, recently named one of "Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making" by The New York Times.

Photo Flash: First Look at TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET at George Street Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look at TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET at George Street Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2019

Photos from George Street Playhouse's production of Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jireh Breon Holder, winner of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, have been released. Check them out below!

Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Photo Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jireh Breon Holder, recently named one of "Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making" by The New York Times.

Review: TOO HEAVY FOR MY POCKET Reflects the Belief a Better Future was Possible in 1 Photo Review: TOO HEAVY FOR MY POCKET Reflects the Belief a Better Future was Possible in 1961
by Shari Barrett - Feb 23, 2019

I had several reasons for wanting to see the West Coast Premiere of Jireh Breon Holder's TOO HEAVY FOR MY POCKET, produced by Scott Golden for Sacred Fools Theater Company, brilliantly directed by the talented Michael A. Shepperd, Artistic Director of Los Angeles' award-winning Celebration Theatre. I knew he would honor this delicate story of aspiration and familial love centering on two African-American couples struggling to find their way in a year filled with the promise of a better future for everyone, taking place at the height of the Civil Rights Movement when Freedom Fighters took to the road in buses to battle justice in the Deep South, firmly believing that equal rights for all people deserved to be the law of the land. And that boys will be boys and women will always forgive them their trespasses when babies are part of the equation by speaking out for equality in their own lives and homes.

BWW Review: TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Weighs on the Heart at THE ENSEMBLE Photo BWW Review: TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Weighs on the Heart at THE ENSEMBLE
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Feb 15, 2019

Within the tapestry of American Drama there a strong list of Civil Rights plays as well as other plays that tackle social injustices, sexism, and sexuality. Holders play holds true to trying times of the early 1960s but his exquisite storytelling and Yale training shined brightly in this Jireh Breon Holder's playwriting masterclass.

DARLING GRENADINE, Directed by Michael Berresse, and More Set for Roundabout's 2019-2 Photo DARLING GRENADINE, Directed by Michael Berresse, and More Set for Roundabout's 2019-20 Off-Broadway Season
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 15, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway, including a new Roundabout commission by Roundabout Underground alumnus Jire?h Breon Holder (Too Heavy for Your Pocket) and the first Roundabout Underground musical in more than a decade.

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Videoplay
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by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company's Too Heavy For Your Pocket, by Jireh Breon Holder, opened officially on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The play will now run through November 26, 2017.


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