American Theatre Wing News

House Theatre of Chicago Announces Return of UNITED FLIGHT 232House Theatre of Chicago Announces Return of UNITED FLIGHT 232
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce the return of the 2016 Joseph Jefferson award-winning show for "Best Production of a Play (midsize)," adapted and directed by Vanessa Stalling+, United Flight 232. The adaptation of Laurence Gonzales' book Flight 232 tells the story of the harrowing July 19, 1989 flight bound for Chicago's O'Hare airport. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 2, 2017BWW's On This Day - August 2, 2017
by - Aug 2, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skeggs Set for THE APPLE BOYS at Dixon PlaceTony Nominee Emily Skeggs Set for THE APPLE BOYS at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

THE APPLE BOYS, a new musical by Ben Bonnema (2017 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient) and Jonothon Lyons, will be presented on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:30pm at Dixon Place.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 30, 2017BWW's On This Day - July 30, 2017
by - Jul 30, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/29/2017
by - Jul 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/29/2017. (more...)

Celebrity Acting Coach Denise Simon & Director Walid Chaya Chat With Parents of Actors Connection CampersCelebrity Acting Coach Denise Simon & Director Walid Chaya Chat With Parents of Actors Connection Campers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2017

Director Walid Chaya invited celebrity child acting coach Denise Simon to join him for a chat with parents of Actors Connection's latest Kids & Teens camp. Together they discussed hot topics for parents including self-submitting for Broadway and film/TV auditions, the differences between an agent and manager and how to keep in touch with these pros and grow your network. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 29, 2017BWW's On This Day - July 29, 2017
by - Jul 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of Serenbe Playhouse's CABARET Poses in the Kit Kat ClubPhoto Flash: Cast of Serenbe Playhouse's CABARET Poses in the Kit Kat Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant, and recently honored with the most Suzi Bass Awards for a musical in Atlanta (Miss Saigon), is pleased to present CABARET, by Joe Masteroff and John Kander and Fred Ebb. Directed by Brian Clowdus, the show opens on August 3rd and runs to August 27th. CABARET will be produced at The Open Air Room in Serenbe. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

PARADE Adds Three Performances at Chance TheaterPARADE Adds Three Performances at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to add three additional shows to its production of PARADE. With a book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, direction by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion, the Chance's production of PARADE was named a Los Angeles Times Critic's Choice and is Ovation Recommended. (more...)

Katori Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Tom Kitt and More Among 2017-18 Tony Awards Nominating CommitteeKatori Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Tom Kitt and More Among 2017-18 Tony Awards Nominating Committee
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2017-2018 Broadway season. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala to Celebrate Iconic Musicals from SHOW BOAT to HAMILTONAmerican Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala to Celebrate Iconic Musicals from SHOW BOAT to HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The American Theatre Wing has announced that it will celebrate 100 years of supporting strong and fearless voices in American Theatre at its annual Gala, to be held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street). (more...)

Prospect Theater Company Announces THE MAD ONES and More for 2017-18 SeasonProspect Theater Company Announces THE MAD ONES and More for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing Director) has announced its 2017-2018 season, featuring premiere productions of Kait Kerriganand Brian Lowdermilk's The Mad Ones, and Jason Grote and Marisa Michelson's One Thousand Nights and One Day. (more...)

Paula Vogel's THE MINEOLA TWINS to Open This September at Cutting BallPaula Vogel's THE MINEOLA TWINS to Open This September at Cutting Ball
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Cutting Ball Theater kicks off its 2017-18 Season with THE MINEOLA TWINS, Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's razor sharp and prescient satire about the women's movement and the rise of conservatism. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo Joins American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees; New Appointments!Cynthia Erivo Joins American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees; New Appointments!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The American Theatre Wing has announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Joel B. New Welcomes Actress, Artist, Playwright, Amy OestreicherExclusive Podcast: Joel B. New Welcomes Actress, Artist, Playwright, Amy Oestreicher
by Something New - Jul 24, 2017

Amy Oestreicher is a PTSD peer-to-peer specialist, artist, author, writer for The Huffington Post, speaker for TEDx and RAINN, health advocate, award-winning actress, and playwright. As a survivor and 'thriver' of multiple traumas, Amy eagerly shares the gifts of life's 'beautiful detours' her educational programming, writing, mixed media art, performance and inspirational speaking. (more...)

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE's Melissa Gilbert to Lead IF ONLY World Premiere at Cherry LaneLITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE's Melissa Gilbert to Lead IF ONLY World Premiere at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

the american vicarious will present the world premiere of Thomas Klingenstein's If Only. Christopher McElroen will direct a cast that features Melissa Gilbert, Mark Kenneth Smaltz, Richmond Hoxie, and Korinne Tetlow. (more...)

Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage SeasonClassical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. (more...)

Sandbox Series presents ZENITH at A.C.T.'s Costume ShopSandbox Series presents ZENITH at A.C.T.'s Costume Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) concludes its 2016-2017 Sandbox Series for new works with the World Premiere of Zenith, written by Kirsten Greenidge. Lauren English directs. Performances will be held at A.C.T.'s Costume Shop. (more...)

NEA Supports American Theatre Wing's SpringboardNYC Program and DocuseriesNEA Supports American Theatre Wing's SpringboardNYC Program and Docuseries
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement are two Art Works awards to the American Theatre Wing: $35,000 to fund SpringboardNYC and the Theatre Intern Network (through the NEA's Theater and Musical Theater discipline), and $25,000 for production of the 'Working in the Theatre' docuseries (through the NEA's Media Arts discipline). (more...)

16th Street Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season Continues with Minita Gandhi's MUTHALAND16th Street Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season Continues with Minita Gandhi's MUTHALAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the premiere of Minita Gandhi's MUTHALAND directed by HEIDI STILLMAN, August 31 - October 7, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with Press Opening on Thursday, September 7 @ 7:30 PM.  Link to press photos here https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9HDkygjZoH9c1h5Q2lPbGJXM28 (more...)

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