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Bio:
Aaron Porter (Lighting Designer) is a freelance lighting designer based in NYC. Recent designs include: SONGBIRD (Off-Broadway ‚Äď 59E59 AND Two River Theatre), ONE FLEA SPARE (Off-Broadway - Sheen Center), GREAT AWAKENING (Ars Nova), THE STRANGEST (4th Street Theatre) and THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLE ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Aaron Porter (Lighting Designer) is a freelance lighting designer based in NYC. Recent designs include: SONGBIRD (Off-Broadway ‚Äď 59E59 AND Two River Theatre), ONE FLEA SPARE (Off-Broadway - Sheen Center), GREAT AWAKENING (Ars Nova), THE STRANGEST (4th Street Theatre) and THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLE ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESS Photo VIDEO: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESS
by Alan Henry - Nov 28, 2018

The hit musical Waitress opened on November 9, 2018, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, Manila, Philippines. Based on the beloved film by Adrienne Shelly, Waitress features music and lyrics from six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ('Love Song,' 'Brave') and book by Jessie Nelson. Waitress tells the story of a pie maker named Jenna who, despite the mundanity of her life, finds comfort and reckoning in the simple magic of baking. With the help of her two friends, Dawn and Becky, she dreams of a way out of her loveless marriage and musters the courage to change her life for the better.

BWW Review: WAITRESS Is One Fresh, Delightful Pie Fest Photo BWW Review: WAITRESS Is One Fresh, Delightful Pie Fest
by Vince Vicentuan - Nov 21, 2018

In the play 'Boston Marriage,' dramatist David Mamet famously quotes, 'We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.' Indeed, as life in the present has become ever more stressful, one can always choose to find comfort in the gustatory wonders of a perfect pie.

Fellowship For Performing Arts Announces 2018-19 Season Photo Fellowship For Performing Arts Announces 2018-19 Season
by Julie Musbach - Nov 13, 2018

Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today its productions for late 2018 and early 2019, marking the company's fourth full season in New York. The season will be headlined by the return of FPA's signature production of C.S. LEWIS' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS and a revival of Robert Bolt's Tony Award-winning play, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, a Machiavellian political-religious drama ripped from today's headlines. All productions and a reading series will take place at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row

Photo Flash: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESS
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 9, 2018

The hit musical Waitress opened on November 9, 2018, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, Manila, Philippines. Based on the beloved film by Adrienne Shelly, Waitress features music and lyrics from six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ('Love Song,' 'Brave') and book by Jessie Nelson. Waitress tells the story of a pie maker named Jenna who, despite the mundanity of her life, finds comfort and reckoning in the simple magic of baking. With the help of her two friends, Dawn and Becky, she dreams of a way out of her loveless marriage and musters the courage to change her life for the better.

Video: International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Previews 'Opening Up' Photo Video: International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Previews 'Opening Up'
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 29, 2018

Go inside the rehearsal of the first international production of the Broadway smash musical 'Waitress,' which stars Joanna Ampil (Jenna), Becky (Bituin Escalante), and Maronne Cruz (Dawn). The show plays at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, in Makati City from November 9 until December 2, 2018.

Photo Coverage: The International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Meets The Press Photo Photo Coverage: The International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Meets The Press
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 18, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, along with PR company Media Exchange and Discovery Suites Manila, formally introduced the lead cast of the international premiere of the Broadway smash musical 'Waitress' yesterday, October 18, 2018.

Video: International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Previews 'A Soft Place To Land' Photo Video: International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Previews 'A Soft Place To Land'
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 18, 2018

At a press gathering, featuring the lead stars of the international premiere of the Broadway smash musical 'Waitress,' Joanna Ampil (Jenna), Bituin Escalante (Becky), and Maronne Cruz (Dawn) treated the audience with their take on the dreamlike trio 'A Soft Place to Land' from the musical. View the video below!

New Musical FAT KID RULES THE WORLD to Have Developmental Presentation Photo New Musical FAT KID RULES THE WORLD to Have Developmental Presentation
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2018

Fat Kid Rules The World, (www.FatKidRulesTheMusical.com) a new musical with book and lyrics by Jay Falzone (Cooking With the Calamari Sisters), music and additional lyrics by Matt Gumley (Elf) and additional music by Evan Jay Newman (American Idiot International tour Musical Director), will be performed at invitation-only developmental presentation on Monday, October 29 at 7pm, Tuesday, October 30 at 11am and 3pm and Wednesday, October 31 at 11am at the Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 W. 46th Street, 3rd Floor). Based on the novel by K.L Going, Fat Kid Rules The World is directed by Marc Eardley (Really Bad Things)and executive produced by Dancing Play Productions.

WAITRESS International Premiere Announces Full Cast Photo WAITRESS International Premiere Announces Full Cast
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 4, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group has announced the full cast of the international premiere of the Tony-nominated musical WAITRESS. The show, which continues to run on Broadway and will open in London's West End next year, features music and lyrics from six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, and will open on November 9, 2018, at the Carols P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Manila.

BWW Review: SONGBIRD at Two River Theater is a Must-See Photo BWW Review: SONGBIRD at Two River Theater is a Must-See
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 17, 2018

Not to be missed! Two River Theater is now presenting 'Songbird.' Set in Nashville, Tennessee, it is an intriguing story based on Anton Chekhov's 'The Seagull' that deals with the complexities of human relationships. Written by Michael Kimmel, with music and lyrics by Lauren Pritchard, the show features the finest direction by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, choreography by Marc Kimelman, and musical direction by Kris Kukul.

Two River Theater Announces The Complete Cast And Creative Team For SONGBIRD Photo Two River Theater Announces The Complete Cast And Creative Team For SONGBIRD
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2018

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the cast and creative team for its production of Songbird, a musical written by Michael Kimmel, with music and lyrics by Lauren Pritchard, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. The choreography is by Marc Kimelman. Music direction and additional arrangements and orchestrations are by Kris Kukul. The production will run June 9 - July 1, 2018. Songbird is presented by special arrangement with Allison Bressi and Diana Buckhantz.

Creative Teams Set for SIDE SHOW & WAITRESS Photo Creative Teams Set for SIDE SHOW & WAITRESS
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 10, 2018

After a hugely successful repeat run of KINKY BOOTS, Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group continues its 2018 season with two highly anticipated productions, the critically acclaimed musical SIDE SHOW, and the hit Broadway musical WAITRESS, which continues to play to sold-out crowds in New York City and on U.S. National Tour.

Dreams Are Deferred in The Archway Theatre's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2017

The Archway Theatre presents Anton Chekhov's comedy, 'Three Sisters,' as an intimate exploration into the lives of a Russian family in a garrison town, who slowly realize that their dreams for a better life have passed them by.

Dreams Are Deferred in The Archway Theatre's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Archway Theatre presents Anton Chekhov's comedy, 'Three Sisters,' as an intimate exploration into the lives of a Russian family in a garrison town, who slowly realize that their dreams for a better life have passed them by.

Adjusted Realists Bring CHICKENS IN THE YARD to Brooklyn's JACK
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2017

Adjusted Realists, a company devoted to telling theatrical stories about slightly unhinged worlds, is thrilled to present CHICKENS IN THE YARD, written by Paul Kruse and directed by Will Taylor. CHICKENS IN THE YARD begins performances on Wednesday, June 28 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 16. Press Opening is Friday, June 30 at 8 PM.

Max Jenkins and Erich Bergen Join the Cast of Tonight's Sold-Out Benefit Reading of AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner Wendy Wasserstein's prescient play AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER returns to New York tonight at 7pm for a one night-only, sold-out benefit reading at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street) directed by Emmy, Golden Globe, and Academy Award winner Christine Lahti.

Kathryn Gallagher, Garth Taylor and Sydney Torin Shepherd Join HALF BAKED Concert in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Kathryn Gallagher (Dust Can't Kill Me , Spring Awakening), Garth Taylor (The Rooks), and Sydney Torin Shepherd (First Date) join the company of HALF BAKED, a new theatrical concert experience showcasing three new works in progress by songwriter, Elliah Heifetz ( Dust Can't Kill Me), and director, Srda Vasiljevic (Dust Can't Kill Me, Spring Awakening).

The Semitic Root presents THE STRANGEST
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2017

The Strangest invites audiences into an immersive theatrical experience in which they enter a traditional Arab storytelling cafe, where for centuries masters of the oral tradition wove tales of intrigue. The Strangest is an absurdist murder mystery loosely inspired by the unnamed Arab killed in Albert Camus' classic novel, The Stranger. Experience French Algiers on the brink of revolution, and witness three Arab brothers vie for the love of the same woman. Their bitter rivalry ends only when one is gunned down by a French stranger.Written by Betty Shamieh ( The Black Eyed, Roar, Fit for a Queen) and directed by May Adrales ( Vietgone, Luce). 

Quincy Tyler Bernstine Joins Zachary Levi and Ben Shenkman in STAND. UP. at Vineyard Theatre
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 24, 2017

Michael Kimmel's (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) new play will have its second reading on Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:00 PM for a special industry presentation at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street), directed by Michael Berresse ([title of show], Now.Here.This.) and featuring an all-star cast.

Zachary Levi, Ben Shenkman and More Set for Reading of Dark Comedy STAND. UP. at the Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Michael Kimmel's (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) new play will have its second reading on Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:00 PM for a special industry presentation at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street), directed by Michael Berresse ([title of show], Now.Here.This.) and featuring an all-star cast.

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