The School At Steps Hosts Injury Prevention And Pointe Shoe WorkshopThe School At Steps Hosts Injury Prevention And Pointe Shoe Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

The School at Steps, a creative home and multidisciplinary training ground for the next generation of dancers, along with co-sponsor Pointe Magazine, will hold the Pointe Shoe Workshop and Fair, for ballet dancers interested in or currently dancing en pointe. The workshop will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019, with a panel of professionals, from stage and beyond, to discuss methods of safe practices en pointe, and highlight the importance of properly fitting shoes. (more...)

School At Steps Talks Pointe Shoes With Sara Mearns This Sunday!School At Steps Talks Pointe Shoes With Sara Mearns This Sunday!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The School at Steps, a creative home and multidisciplinary training ground for the next generation of dancers, will present The Pointe Shoe Workshop and Fair, Sunday, April 22, 2018, co-sponsored by Pointe Magazine. Event offerings include a panel of professionals to discuss methods of safe practices en pointe, experts to highlight the importance of properly fitting shoes, discussion on injury prevention, and tips for proper en pointe training. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Northern Broadsides National Tour of HARD TIMES By Charles DickensFull Casting Announced For Northern Broadsides National Tour of HARD TIMES By Charles Dickens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Northern Broadsides announce full casting for Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation of Charles Dickens Hard Times. Hard Times cast will feature Suzanne Ahmet (Saint George and the Dragon, National Theatre) as Sissy Jupe; Darren Kuppan (Guards at the Taj, Bush Theatre and The Tempest, Globe Theatre) as Mr Harthouse / Bitzer; Vanessa Schofield (Plastic Figures, Box of Tricks) Louisa Gradgrind; Tony Hunt (The Commitments, West End) as Steven Blackpool; Perry Moore (Cyrano, Northern Broadsides and Peter Pan in Scarlet, New Vic Theatre) as Tom Gradgrind; Howard Chadwick (Brassed Off, Oldham Coliseum) as Josiah Bounderby/Strong Man. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING Exquisitely Performed
by Frank Benge - Jul 5, 2015

Andrew Bovell's play, WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING, opens in Alice Springs, Australia in the year 2039. A fish falls from the sky and lands at the feet of Gabriel York. This is unusual because fish are extinct and this one still smells of the sea. It's been raining for days and Gabriel knows something is wrong. Fifty years earlier his grandfather, Henry Law had predicted that fish will fall from the sky heralding a great flood which will end life on earth as we know it. (more...)

Different Stages' WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING Opens Tonight at The Vortex
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Different Stages opens its 2014-2015 season with When the Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovell. The story takes place between two worlds, between a prediction in 1959 and its outcome eighty years later, through the interconnected stories of two families over four generations. (more...)

Different Stages' WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING Opens 6/26 at The Vortex
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Different Stages opens its 2014-2015 season with When the Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovell. The story takes place between two worlds, between a prediction in 1959 and its outcome eighty years later, through the interconnected stories of two families over four generations. (more...)

A SHAYNA MAIDEL Plays Clarence Brown Theatre, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

'A Shayna Maidel' will play in the Clarence Brown Theatre's Lab Theatre tonight, March 26 to April 12, 2015. Because the show has been sold out for some time, two additional evening performances have been scheduled for March 29 and 31. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING Proves Family Secrets Can Have A Lasting Impact
by Jade Kops - Mar 20, 2015

New Theatre's latest offering tells the story of a reunion between an estranged father and son in a wet Alice Springs in 2039 as it unearths the history of 4 generations while the world is faced with apocalyptic flooding and falling fish in Andrew Bovell's WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING. (more...)

A SHAYNA MAIDEL to Play Clarence Brown Theatre, 3/26-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

"A Shayna Maidel" will play in the Clarence Brown Theatre's Lab Theatre March 26 to April 12, 2015. Because the show has been sold out for some time, two additional evening performances have been scheduled for March 29 and 31. (more...)

Northern Broadsides Launches SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER Autumn 2014 Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Northern Broadsides' autumn production of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer begins today, August 29, 2014. (more...)

Northern Broadsides Sets Cast for SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER Autumn 2014 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Northern Broadsides are delighted to announce full casting for their forthcoming autumn production of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer. (more...)

Boston Landmarks Orchestra's Free Summer Wednesday Concert Programs to Run 7/16-8/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The DCR's Hatch Shell on the Esplanade comes alive with orchestral splendor on Wednesday evenings during July and August, as the Boston Landmarks Orchestra returns for its 2014 main series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL AT STEPS Draws a Crowd for an Injury Prevention Workshop
by Sondra Forsyth - Apr 8, 2014

On the evening of Sunday, April 6th 2014, an Injury Prevention Workshop wrapped up The Complete Dancer Series for the 2013-2014 academic year at The School at Steps. At $10 per ticket with student discounts, the event attracted an impressively large audience of parents, dance teachers, and dance students. Many of the children looked to be as young as eight or nine. They were by and large interested and attentive, with hands waving eagerly in hopes of getting a chance to use one of the "Magic Circles" during a Pilates demonstration or ask questions during the Q&A session. The kids were also thrilled to receive swag bags with items such as posters, resistance bands, article reprints, and hair accessories from Bunheads. (more...)

Mark Hadlow Returns to the Court in WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING, 8-29 March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

Renowned New Zealand actor Mark Hadlow (Dori from The Hobbit) returns home to The Court in a tightly wrought drama of interwoven connections, understandings and mysteries. When the Rain Stops Falling is a compelling family saga that reverberates through four generations of one family moving from the claustrophobia of a 1950s London flat to the heart of the Australian desert in 2039. The stand out international play is epic in its scope, yet at the same time exceptionally intimate. (more...)

World Premiere Of Robert O'Hara's ANTEBELLUM Begins 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2009

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues its 2008-09 Season with the World Premiere of Antebellum by Robert O?Hara, author of Insurrection: Holding History, and an OBIE Award winner for directing the Off-Broadway hit, In the Continuum. Directed by Chay Yew, the cast features Woolly Mammoth Company Member Jessica Frances Dukes and Jenna Sokolowski. Antebellum runs March 30 ? April 26, 2009, with Pay-What-You-Can performances on March 30 and 31 at 8pm. PRESS OPENING IS SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 7PM. Woolly Mammoth is located at 641 D Street, NW (7th & D). (more...)

World Premiere Of Robert O'Hara's ANTEBELLUM Begins 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2009

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues its 2008-09 Season with the World Premiere of Antebellum by Robert O?Hara, author of Insurrection: Holding History, and an OBIE Award winner for directing the Off-Broadway hit, In the Continuum. Directed by Chay Yew, the cast features Woolly Mammoth Company Member Jessica Frances Dukes and Jenna Sokolowski. Antebellum runs March 30 ? April 26, 2009, with Pay-What-You-Can performances on March 30 and 31 at 8pm. PRESS OPENING IS SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 7PM. Woolly Mammoth is located at 641 D Street, NW (7th & D). (more...)