EduHam Program Comes to Philadelphia Today EduHam Program Comes to Philadelphia Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 7 when over 1,700 students and teachers from 39 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the Forrest Theatre. (more...)

Climate Change Theatre Action To Offer Play Readings By Teen Actors As Part Of Festival Albertine 2019 Climate Change Theatre Action To Offer Play Readings By Teen Actors As Part Of Festival Albertine 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books are pleased to announce that Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA), an initiative of the Arctic Cycle, which uses theatre to foster dialogue about the global climate crisis, will offer play four play readings, featuring teen actors, as part of Festival Albertine 2019. Curated by celebrated author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, the weekend-long festival focuses on climate chaos and the race to prevent civilization-scale collapse, and features lead prominent thinkers, politicians, activists, artists, and authors from across the U.S., France, and the francophone world, November 8-10. The CCTA readings take place prior to the discussions on November 9 and 10. (more...)

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces New Program For Emerging Regional Playwrights Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces New Program For Emerging Regional Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Three emerging playwrights - two from St. Louis and one from Chicago - have been selected to participate in a new initiative developed by Shakespeare Festival St. Louis called the Confluence Regional Writers Project. As part of the program, the festival has also selected St. Louisan Carter Lewis, a two-time nominee for the American Theatre Critics Award, as the Festival's 2019 Playwriting Fellow. (more...)

NYCO & NYTF To Produce World Premiere Of DEAR ERICH NYCO & NYTF To Produce World Premiere Of DEAR ERICH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

New York City Opera has announced that it will produce the world premiere of the award-winning jazz composer/pianist Ted Rosenthal's DEAR ERICH.  This new jazz opera, to be co-produced with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, will open Wednesday, January 9 and will play four performances only through Sunday, January 13 at the Edmond J. Safra Hall at 36 Battery Place, in lower Manhattan. (more...)

LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL Returns to 59E59 Theaters LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL Returns to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) welcomes the return of St. Louis Actors' Studio with the LaBUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL, featuring the NYC premiere of one-act plays written by Neil LaBute, James Haigney, and Carter W. Lewis, and directed by John Pierson. The LaBUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL begins performances on Thursday, January 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 4. Press Opening is Sunday, January 14 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: FALSETTOS on Live From Lincoln Center is Timely, Important Art BWW Review: FALSETTOS on Live From Lincoln Center is Timely, Important Art
by David Clarke - Oct 27, 2017

In theory, watching FALSETTOS in 2017 shouldn't feel as relevant and necessary as it does. Yet this story of building the family you choose and undeniable love in the face of adversity, fear, and death resonates with heartbreaking potency. The power FALSETTOS has to stir emotions in 2017, only reinforces the value of putting the show back on Broadway in 2016 and Live From Lincoln Center's sage decision to capture it for broadcast on PBS. (more...)

PlayPenn Announces 2017 Conference of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Taft State Hospital for 'insane negroes,' an Iranian-American professor who is falsely identified as a terrorist, the pressures of climate change and economic survival in a small Australian coastal town, a complex look at race and love in war-time, a family business suffering from a neighborhood's crack epidemic, and a couple navigating a blizzard, a dead son, and a half-decorated Christmas tree will all be explored this summer atPlayPenn's annual new play conference. (more...)

PlayPenn Announces 2017 Conference of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Taft State Hospital for 'insane negroes,' an Iranian-American professor who is falsely identified as a terrorist, the pressures of climate change and economic survival in a small Australian coastal town, a complex look at race and love in war-time, a family business suffering from a neighborhood's crack epidemic, and a couple navigating a blizzard, a dead son, and a half-decorated Christmas tree will all be explored this summer atPlayPenn's annual new play conference. (more...)

NBC Exec and Broadway Producer Robert Greenblatt Joins Center Theatre Group's Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Center Theatre Group welcomes NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt to its Board of Directors. (more...)

Drag Legend Charles Busch Brings Eclectic Cabaret Show THAT GIRL/THAT BOY to LA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

The inimitable Charles Busch, two-time MAC Award winner, Tony nominee, and drag legend, brings to 'That Girl/That Boy' an eclectic program of songs both contemporary and from the past, with 'Cabaret,' presented by Monica Horan Rosenthal and Scott H. Mauro. Accompanied by his dashing longtime musical director, Tom Judson, Charles combines hilarious personal reminiscence, character sketches and superb storytelling through song into one glittering and glamorous evening in cabaret. (more...)

Center Theatre Group Welcomes Eleven New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Center Theatre Group announced the appointment of 11 new board members to its Board of Directors in 2016: Thom Beers, Mara Carieri, Susanne Daniels, Bradford W. Edgerton, M.D., Manuela Cerri Goren, Louise Moriarty, Michael Rogers, Monica Horan Rosenthal, Sandra Stern, Quentin D. Strode and Marshall Trenkmann. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for A Class Act NY's URINETOWN and ANNIE JR.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

On Today and Sunday, December 17-18, A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio for kids and teens, is proud to present Urinetown and Annie Jr. at the beautiful Off Broadway Five Angels Theater. Talented young actors, ages 7-20, have been rehearsing since October, and in two weeks, the shows will go up! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for A Class Act NY's URINETOWN and ANNIE JR.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, December 17-18, A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio for kids and teens, is proud to present Urinetown and Annie Jr. at the beautiful Off Broadway Five Angels Theater. Talented young actors, ages 7-20, have been rehearsing since October, and in two weeks, the shows will go up! (more...)

Geva Announces the Line-Up for the Festival of New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????Geva Theatre Center unveils its line-up for the Festival of New Theatre 2016 to be held in the Fielding Stage from October 12 - October 23. FONT 2016 is a vibrant and innovative mix of new works by some of the most exciting playwrights from across the country and around the corner and is part of Geva's ongoing commitment to developing and producing new work for the American theatre.  (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & More Win Big at the 2016 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Shelian-Shanks) gathers today for the 82nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, hosted by 2016 Tony® Award-nominees, Zachary Levi (She Loves Me) and Megan Hilty (Noises Off), in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  (more...)

SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The 2016 Drama League Award Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award were just announced this morning at Sardi's, by Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

'Only the Dead See the End of War' Debuts March 28 on HBO
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Australian journalist Michael Ware arrived in Baghdad in 2003 as a novice reporter on a three-week assignment to cover the invasion of Iraq. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING'S Ali Stroker Brings Authenticity To Kylie Jenner-Inspired Wheelchair Pictorial
by Michael Dale - Jan 12, 2016

When Interview Magazine published pics of Jenner as a wheelchair-using dominatrix, Stroker spoke out for change. (more...)

VIDEO: Departing Camryn Manheim Calls SPRING AWAKENING 'A Magical, Magical Experience'
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

The Obie and Emmy winner made her Broadway debut in Deaf West's revival. (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

This morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA went behind-the-scenes of Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING with the help of the show's stars Marlee Matlin, Camryn Manheim and director Michael Arden. (more...)

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