CATF's 2018 Season Is HERE!CATF's 2018 Season Is HERE!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

This is what you've been waiting for: the announcement of the Contemporary American Theater Festival's 2018 Season July 6 - 29!  -Mark your calendars! REP Packages are available starting March 26th and Single Tickets are available April 16th.  (more...)

2018 Season Of The Contemporary American Theater Festival Offers New Plays to "Feed Your Head"2018 Season Of The Contemporary American Theater Festival Offers New Plays to "Feed Your Head"
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Dedicated to producing and developing new, American theater, the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University proudly announces its 2018 Season: The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter and world premieres of: Berta, Berta by Angelica Cheri; Memoirs of a Forgotten Man by D. W. Gregory; Thirst by C. A. Johnson; A Late Morning (in America) with Ronald Reagan by Michael Weller; and The House on the Hill by Amy E. Witting. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE CAKE at La Jolla PlayhouseReview Roundup: THE CAKE at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse presents THE CAKE, which opened February 6th and runs through March 4th. THE CAKE follows conservative baker Della, whose traditionalist values are put to the test when she is asked to bake the wedding cake for a friend's daughter - who is marrying another woman. (more...)

The Spring Fling (Year 8) Playwrights AnnouncedThe Spring Fling (Year 8) Playwrights Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Chemistry, seven new short plays by Mario Correa (Tail! Spin!), Jahna Ferron-Smith (Ensemble Studio Theatre's Youngblood), Jon Kern (Modern Terrorism), Dan McCabe (Christina Martinez), Mara Nelson-Greenberg (Do You Feel Anger?), Erica Saleh (Channel Zero, Wisdom of the Crowd) and Amy Staats (Eddie and Dave). (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Opens Applications for Writing Fellowship and Scratchpad SeriesThe Playwrights Realm Opens Applications for Writing Fellowship and Scratchpad Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Over the past eleven years, The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has continually produced work by brave new voices and expanded its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights striving to make a life in the arts. The Realm is now accepting applications for their two popular open submission programs: the Writing Fellowship and Scratchpad Series. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/3/2018
by - Feb 3, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/3/2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 3, 2018BWW's On This Day - February 3, 2018
by - Feb 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Johanna Gruenhut Readies Everyman Theatre's Female-Led SALON SERIESBWW Interview: Johanna Gruenhut Readies Everyman Theatre's Female-Led SALON SERIES
by Kristen Price - Feb 2, 2018

Theatre has always been a lens through which to view the current world. Productions such as RENT, illuminated issues like the AIDS crisis in ways that hadn't been seen before on a stage. Audiences confronted these issues in a very real way, and one would hope that they learned and grew from the experience. We're in another turning point in time right now, in the midst of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements. Women are standing up and resisting in droves. It's a powerful statement on the endurance and the drive of women. So it seems only fitting, that for the third year, Everyman Theatre is producing a SALON SERIES of readings of plays written by women, and directed by women, allowing the women of the company to "stretch that directing muscle" and take a step outside of their comfort zone. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 1, 2018BWW's On This Day - February 1, 2018
by - Feb 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces 10 Recipients Of New Grant ProgramDramatists Guild Foundation Announces 10 Recipients Of New Grant Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

The Dramatists Guild Foundation announces 10 writers and 10 nonprofit theaters as the inaugural recipients of the DGF Writers Alliance Grants.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 30, 2018BWW's On This Day - January 30, 2018
by - Jan 30, 2018

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

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces 2018 Season THE RECKONINGRivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces 2018 Season THE RECKONING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

???????Rivendell Theatre Ensemble proudly announces its 2018 Season, "The Reckoning." The season includes three plays about women who come face to face with an essential truth that threatens to shatter the things they love most. The 2018 Season will be performed at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Begins Feb. 16, Rachel Chavkin DirectsSMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Begins Feb. 16, Rachel Chavkin Directs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) is proud to present the South Florida premiere of SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS (@SmallMouthPlay), the Obie Award-winning, critically-acclaimed play by Bess Wohl. Playing February 16 - March 4, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS continues the Center's 2017-2018 Theater Up Close Series. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2018 Season Featuring WEST SIDE STORY, DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, and World PremieresBarrington Stage Company Announces 2018 Season Featuring WEST SIDE STORY, DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, and World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Barrington Stage Company and Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced the 2018 season, which will feature three world premieres, including a major new musical from Tony Awards winners William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, a new play from Off Broadway Alliance Award winner Lloyd Suh, and the first major production of a work from an exciting young playwright, Rachel Lynett. (more...)

Women's Voices Hold The Floor During Third Season Of Everyman Theatre's Salon SeriesWomen's Voices Hold The Floor During Third Season Of Everyman Theatre's Salon Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Everyman Theatre's enormously popular Salon Series, celebrating the work of women playwrights, returns for its third edition with five powerful new plays, curated and directed by the women of Everyman Theatre's Resident Acting Company (Dawn Ursula, Beth Hylton, Deborah Hazlett and Megan Anderson), and hosted in the social setting of Everyman's second-floor rehearsal hall on select Monday evenings: February 5, February 19, March 5, March 19 and April 2, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Amanda Sox of THE CAKE at The Warehouse TheatreBWW Interview: Amanda Sox of THE CAKE at The Warehouse Theatre
by Christopher Castanho - Dec 13, 2017

Actress, Amanda Sox has performed and lived all over the country. This fall she is stepping into the shoes of Jen in The Warehouse Theatre's production of the popular 'The Cake' by female playwright Bekah Brunstetter. I was lucky enough to sit down with Sox to discuss her perspective on the process and thoughts on the piece as a whole. (more...)

Faith Prince and More to Star in THE CAKE at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast, Creatives Set!Faith Prince and More to Star in THE CAKE at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of The Cake, by Bekah Brunstetter (TV's This Is Us), directed by Casey Stangl (Playhouse's The Car Plays), running February 6 - March 4, 2018 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

FSU/Asolo Conservatory presents THE MOTHERF***ER WITH THE HATFSU/Asolo Conservatory presents THE MOTHERF***ER WITH THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training continues its 2017-18 season with Stephen Adly Giurgis' The Motherf***er with the Hat: a dark comedy about addiction, betrayal, and revenge. The Motherf***er with the Hat opens on Wednesday, January 3 and plays through January 21 in the Cook Theatre in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. A special pay-what-you-can preview will be offered to the public on Tuesday, January 2 at 7:30 p.m. with a $3 minimum. (more...)

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Tour to Take The Broad Stage This WinterSMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Tour to Take The Broad Stage This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica and Eva Price present Small Mouth Sounds by Drama Desk Award winner Bess Wohl (Pretty Filthy), and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) for three weeks only, January 11 through 28 with a press opening on January 12. (more...)

DCPA Theatre Company Welcomes Chris Coleman as New Artistic DirectorDCPA Theatre Company Welcomes Chris Coleman as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Janice Sinden, President & CEO of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), announced today that Chris Coleman has been named the fourth Artistic Director of its DCPA Theatre Company following a national search. Coleman will join the company in May 2018. (more...)

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