A Mini-Tennessee Williams Festival Celebrating Womxn Comes To Trafalgar Studios! A Mini-Tennessee Williams Festival Celebrating Womxn Comes To Trafalgar Studios!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

Lights Down Productions are delighted to announce that we will be presenting a showcase 'Tennessee Williams: Women of Paradise' that will be performed as a scratch performance at Trafalgar Studios on 11th and 13th of September 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: Sexual Sparks Ignite When Tennessee Williams Meets William Inge in Philip Dawkins' THE GENTLEMAN CALLER BWW Review: Sexual Sparks Ignite When Tennessee Williams Meets William Inge in Philip Dawkins' THE GENTLEMAN CALLER
by Michael Dale - May 25, 2018

The setup would make a hell of a piece of theatrically-minded erotica. Call it Cat (On A Hot Tin Roof) and Mouse, as sexual sparks ignite when elegant playwright on the verge of stardom, Tennessee Williams, visits the home of shy aspiring playwright William Inge for a newspaper interview to promote the Chicago opening of what would be his landmark Broadway success, THE GLASS MENAGERIE. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hilliard Arts Council's GUYS AND DOLLS
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 13, 2017

Guys and Dolls features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure" - two short stories by Damon Runyon, - and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories - most notably "Pick the Winner". Performances are July 14 & 15 at 8:00 pm and July 16 at 3 PM.  Hilliard Memorial Middle School, 5600 Scioto Darby Rd., Hilliard, Ohio  43026.  For tickets or more information, visit:  http://hilliardartscouncil.org/guys-and-dolls (more...)

The Lark Announces First-Ever Recipients of Venturous Playwright Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Lark and Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation have announced that the plays and playwrights selected for the pilot round of the Lark Venturous Playwright Fellowship program are For Want of a Horse by Olivia Dufault; Teenage Dick by Mike Lew; and Today is My Birthday by Susan Soon He Stanton. (more...)

Tickets for ShenenArts' ROCK OF AGES Now on Sale, Set for April Opening!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Rock of Ages will be performed Today April 1, 2016 to Sunday April 10, 2016. Rock of Ages takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair! This Tony Award -nominated Broadway musical features the hits of bands including Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and others. (more...)

Tickets for ShenenArts' ROCK OF AGES Now on Sale, Set for April Opening!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2016

Rock of Ages will be performed Friday April 1, 2016 to Sunday April 10, 2016. Rock of Ages takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair! This Tony Award -nominated Broadway musical features the hits of bands including Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and others. (more...)

Chasen Schneider Completes William Inge's A COMPLEX EVENING Cast
by Louisa Brady - Feb 20, 2016

Chasen Schneider, son of John Schneider of The Dukes of Hazzard fame, will once again be in the 13 person ReGroup ensemble as it proudly announces its first production of 2016 -William Inge's A Complex Evening, featuring a night of Inge's rare One-Acts in their New York debut. (more...)

ReGroup Presents the NY Premiere of William Inge One-Acts 3/3-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

The ReGroup Theatre Company, Inc announces its first production of 2016 - An Inge Complex featuring an evening of Inge's lost One-Acts in their New York debut. (more...)

REGROUP READS Spotlight Pulitzer Prize's 100th Anniversary in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

The 'ReGroup Reads' series is gearing up for its second year. The free reading series, based on the best of American Theatre playwriting has already presented works by Paul Green, Tennessee Williams, Lillian Hellman, Maxwell Anderson, George S. Kaufman and more in its first year. (more...)

Tennessee Williams' Family Letters Come to Life in 'REMEMBER US TO TOM' at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

59E59 Theaters has announced REMEMBER US TO TOM: Letters from Tennessee's Family, a staged reading of never-before-read letters between Tennessee Williams and members of his family. (more...)

A.C.T. to Welcome John Lahr in Conversation with Carey Perloff, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

American Conservatory Theater, in association with The Commonwealth Club of Northern California, will present John Lahr in Conversation with Carey Perloff on the occasion of the release of his newest biography, "TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh" on Monday, October 6 at 7 p.m. at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). (more...)

Photo Flash: ReGroup Theatre Concludes A TEXAS TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

ReGroup's production of A Texas Trilogy by Preston Jones concludes its initial run Sunday Aug 24th at McAlpin Hall, 165 W 86th St. Check out the production photos below! (more...)

ReGroup Theatre to Present Marathon Performance of A TEXAS TRILOGY Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

ReGroup Theatre will reintroduce the much-acclaimed work of Preston Jones to theatre lovers in the area with a one day marathon of "The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia," "Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander" and "The Oldest Living Graduate." (more...)

A TEXAS TRILOGY Begins Today at McAlpin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

The plays of A TEXAS TRILOGY run in repertory beginning today, August 7th, 2014 at the newly renovated McAlpin Hall at 165 W 86th St. For the performance schedule and ticketing information, please visit www.atexastrilogy.com (more...)

Full 22 Person Cast Announced for ReGroup's A TEXAS TRILOGY, 8/7-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Commonly known as A Texas Trilogy, the three plays centered on small-town life set the theatre world afire in 1974. Originally presented at the Dallas Theatre Center, the plays drew such attention that NY critics and theatre luminaries were soon flying to Dallas to witness American theatre at its finest. Signed by legendary agent Audrey Wood, who had also discovered Tennessee Williams and William Inge, Jones's plays then transferred to a sold-out run at the Kennedy Center. Preston Jones went from obscurity to being on the cover of many national magazines. The Saturday Review cover proudly proclaimed him "The Next O'Neill." A bidding war then broke out to bring the plays to New York, and, directed by Alan Schneider, they finally arrived on Broadway in 1976. (more...)

Full 22 Person Cast Announced for ReGroup's A TEXAS TRILOGY, 8/7-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Commonly known as A Texas Trilogy, the three plays centered on small-town life set the theatre world afire in 1974. Originally presented at the Dallas Theatre Center, the plays drew such attention that NY critics and theatre luminaries were soon flying to Dallas to witness American theatre at its finest. Signed by legendary agent Audrey Wood, who had also discovered Tennessee Williams and William Inge, Jones's plays then transferred to a sold-out run at the Kennedy Center. Preston Jones went from obscurity to being on the cover of many national magazines. The Saturday Review cover proudly proclaimed him "The Next O'Neill." A bidding war then broke out to bring the plays to New York, and, directed by Alan Schneider, they finally arrived on Broadway in 1976. (more...)

A TEXAS TRILOGY to Begin 8/7 at McAlpin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Preston Jones's Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander,The Last Meeting of the White Magnolia, and The Oldest Living Graduate will get a rare New York revival this August. (more...)

28th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literacy Festival to Feature HOTEL PLAYS, GREEN EYES & More, 3/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

With the reopening of one of the country's oldest community theaters and some unique staging in unexpected venues, New Orleans' historic French Quarter will pulse with productions of Tennessee Williams' works, as well as some inspired by or dedicated to the legendary playwright and his life in the city he considered his "spiritual home." (more...)

28th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literacy Festival to Feature HOTEL PLAYS, GREEN EYES & More, 3/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

With the reopening of one of the country's oldest community theaters and some unique staging in unexpected venues, New Orleans' historic French Quarter will pulse with productions of Tennessee Williams' works, as well as some inspired by or dedicated to the legendary playwright and his life in the city he considered his "spiritual home." (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: You Ain't Read Nothin' Yet--Stephen Hanks' Fantasy Interview With the Legendary AL JOLSON
by Stephen Hanks - Jul 27, 2013

With the International Al Jolson Society's 17th Annual Long Island Festival just three weeks away (On August 17, from 9am to 4:30pm, at Oceanside Knights of Columbus, 2985 Kenneth Place, Oceanside, NY 11572.), BroadwayWorld.com Cabaret Review/Columnist and passionate Al Jolson fan Stephen Hanks fantasizes about what it might be like to have a conversation with 'The World's Greatest Entertainer,' 53 years after he died. You ain't read nothin' yet. (more...)

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