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Two River Players Announce New Community Reading Series Photo Two River Players Announce New Community Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021

Travel virtually from Russia at the turn of the 20th century, to Manila, South Carolina, and a fantastical New York City of the future with Two River Theater's “Two River Players” in a new series of community readings.

SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS Continues With UNCLE VANYA, Starring Alan Cumming, Samira Wiley, C Photo SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS Continues With UNCLE VANYA, Starring Alan Cumming, Samira Wiley, Constance Wu and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020

The 'Spotlight on Plays' series continues with Anton Chekov's UNCLE VANYA on Thursday, November 19 at 8PM EST/ 5PM PST. This is a world premiere of Neil LaBute's adaptation of Chekov's masterpiece, directed by Danya Taymor.

Cast Announced For A PAIR OF LUNATICS By PrideArts Photo Cast Announced For A PAIR OF LUNATICS By PrideArts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

Casting has been announced for A PAIR OF LUNATICS, the third production of PrideArts' four-show virtual fall season called REIGNITE! Chicago director/producer/choreographer Zoe Lesser will direct her own new adaptation of the comedy by W.R. Walkes.

PrideArts Presents WHAT'S THE TEA, CIS? to Showcase Trans Pioneers and Local Trans Ar Photo PrideArts Presents WHAT'S THE TEA, CIS? to Showcase Trans Pioneers and Local Trans Artists
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

In celebration of Trans Awareness Month this November, PrideArts will honor transgender pioneers and showcase ten Chicago trans performers who are reshaping our history.

CLOSET PLAY Virtual Benefit Concert to Lead Off PrideArts Four-Show Virtual Season Photo CLOSET PLAY Virtual Benefit Concert to Lead Off PrideArts Four-Show Virtual Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

 PrideArts virtual fall season called REIGNITE will open on September 30 with a benefit concert conceived by PrideArts Artistic Director Donterrio Johnson that will intertwine original jazz compositions with poetry by James Baldwin and Tennessee Williams.

Cast Announced for Virtual Performances of BOX & COX Photo Cast Announced for Virtual Performances of BOX & COX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

PrideArts Artistic Director Donterrio Johnson today announced casting for the second entry in the company's four - show virtual fall season called REIGNITE! Johnson will direct the hilarious comedy BOX AND COX by John Maddison Morton, a loosely staged production to be recorded live in the Pride Arts Center's Buena Theatre.

PrideArts Announces Four-Show Virtual Fall Season, REIGNITE! Photo PrideArts Announces Four-Show Virtual Fall Season, REIGNITE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

PrideArts Artistic Director Donterrio Johnson today announced a four - show virtual fall season called REIGNITE! that will look to the 17th and 19th Centuries for inspiration. T

Sir Ian McKellen to Lead Age-Blind HAMLET at Theatre Royal Windsor Photo Sir Ian McKellen to Lead Age-Blind HAMLET at Theatre Royal Windsor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Sir Ian McKellen will step into the iconic shoes of William Shakespeare's Hamlet in an upcoming age-blind production of the play at Theatre Royal Windsor, returning the actor to a role he first performed fifty years ago. 

Steppenwolf Announces 2020/21 Reset Season Photo Steppenwolf Announces 2020/21 Reset Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced its 2020/21 Reset Season today featuring a truncated four play lineup (originally six plays) with flexible dates to allow for greater agility in the time of COVID-19, accompanied with a robust slate of original virtual programming.

Steppenwolf Theatre Has Announced its 2020/21 Season and the Grand Opening of New The Photo Steppenwolf Theatre Has Announced its 2020/21 Season and the Grand Opening of New Theatre Building
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and the Steppenwolf ensemble announced the 2020/21 Season today. As the storied ensemble theatre company embarks on its 45th season, a lineup of thrilling plays will be featured in its current home at 1650 N Halsted with the final production of the season premiering in the new state-of-the-art theatre building at 1646 N Halsted in August 2021.

Great Barrington Public Theater to Present East Coast Premiere of New David Mamet Pla Photo Great Barrington Public Theater to Present East Coast Premiere of New David Mamet Play and More in 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Great Barrington Public Theater unveiled plans for its 2020 season, to be produced at the Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington. In keeping with the Public's core mission, the 2020 season will consist of new works and new voices, primarily spotlighting the deep pool of local area talent. Tickets will be price-conscious and affordable to all.

Steppenwolf Announces Complete Casting For THE MOST SPECTACULARLY LAMENTABLE TRIAL OF Photo Steppenwolf Announces Complete Casting For THE MOST SPECTACULARLY LAMENTABLE TRIAL OF MIZ MARTHA WASHINGTON and CATCH AS CATCH CAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced complete casting for two productions today: The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington by James Ijames, directed by Whitney White (April 2 a?" May 17, 2020); and Catch as Catch Can by Mia Chung, which also announced ensemble member Amy Morton as director (June 4 a?" July 26, 2020).

BWW Blog: The SITIuation Photo BWW Blog: The SITIuation
by Student Blogger: Sarah Gagarin - Jun 14, 2019

Hello everyone! I've been blessed to be given the opportunity to study with Anne Bogart and SITI company here at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs New York. While none of this training is brand new to me as it is to some of my colleagues here this whole experience has been mind altering.

BWW Review: TWO at None-too-fragile Photo BWW Review: TWO at None-too-fragile
by Roy Berko - May 20, 2019

RIOULT Dance NY Presents its 2019 Spring Season Photo RIOULT Dance NY Presents its 2019 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

​​​​​​​RIOULT Dance NY's 2019 Spring Season will present two evenings of modern dance inspired by the poetry of T.S. Eliot, the “living master of short stories” Joyce Carol Oates, and the film work of Andrei Tarkovsky.

WHAT IF THEY WENT TO MOSCOW? A New Take On Anton Chekov's Three Sisters Comes To REDC Photo WHAT IF THEY WENT TO MOSCOW? A New Take On Anton Chekov's Three Sisters Comes To REDCAT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents the return of Brazilian theater artist Christiane Jatahy's new piece What if they went to Moscow? Today, February 21 to Sunday, February 24, 2019. (*Please note the new start time Sunday February 24 is 1:00 pm.)

Parallel 45 Theatre Announces New Venue And Ninth Season Photo Parallel 45 Theatre Announces New Venue And Ninth Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Traverse City is now home to a state-of-the-art, outdoor performance venue showcasing northwest Michigan's only professional summer repertory theatre. The collaboration between Parallel 45 Theatre, Grand Traverse County Parks & Recreation, and Cornerstone Architects will create a permanent home for Parallel 45 Theatre's summer programming in Traverse City's Civic Center Park.

IAMA/Latino Theater Company Presents the World Premiere Of Jonathan Caren's CANYON Photo IAMA/Latino Theater Company Presents the World Premiere Of Jonathan Caren's CANYON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

This land was made for you and me" - Woody Guthrie. IAMA Theatre Company partners with the Latino Theater Company to bring the world premiere of Canyon by Jonathan Caren (The Recommendation, Need To Know) to The Los Angeles Theatre Center. Previews begin Feb. 22, with the press opening scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 28 and performances continuing through March 24.

WHAT IF THEY WENT TO MOSCOW? A New Take On Anton Chekov's Three Sisters Comes To REDC Photo WHAT IF THEY WENT TO MOSCOW? A New Take On Anton Chekov's Three Sisters Comes To REDCAT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents the return of Brazilian theater artist Christiane Jatahy's new piece What if they went to Moscow? Thursday, February 21 to Sunday, February 24, 2019. (*Please note the new start time Sunday February 24 is 1:00 pm.)

REDCAT Presents WHAT IF THEY WENT TO MOSCOW? Based On Chekov's Three Sisters Photo REDCAT Presents WHAT IF THEY WENT TO MOSCOW? Based On Chekov's Three Sisters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents the return of Brazilian theater artist Christiane Jatahy's new piece What if they went to Moscow? Thursday, February 21 to Sunday, February 24, 2019.

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