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 Photo Cape Cod Theatre Project Takes Audiences On Unexpected Journey In The South In BUST ‚Ä" An Afro-Currentist Play
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2020

BUST, written by playwright and actress, Zora Howard (HULU's Premature) is a true in-development play, is perhaps one of the Cape Cod Theatre Project's most anticipated readings of the season. What starts with a traffic stop of black man, quickly flips the script and a majority of what will transpire afterwards will be developed in the idyllic setting of the Cape and through audience feedback. Lileana Blain-Cruz will direct.

Pittsburg Public Theatre Presents Their Virtual Series PLAYTIME Photo Pittsburg Public Theatre Presents Their Virtual Series PLAYTIME
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

Join The Pittsburgh Public Theater online for PlayTime, Thursdays, and Fridays at 7pm. PlayTime is a new online reading series, hosted live by Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski, that will bring great classic plays and the work of extraordinary Pittsburgh writers right to your living room, computer, or device.

BWW Flashback: Take a Look Back at ALL THE WAY's Broadway Journey Before Sequel THE G Photo BWW Flashback: Take a Look Back at ALL THE WAY's Broadway Journey Before Sequel THE GREAT SOCIETY Opens
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019

The Great Society is currently in previews, ahead of its October 1 opening night. The play, written by Robert Schenkkan, is the sequel to the play All The Way, which played on Broadway in 2014. These plays work together to celebrate Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy. In honor of LBJ's return to Broadway, we're looking back on All The Way's Broadway journey in 2014.

BWW Review: THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company In Boston Photo BWW Review: THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company In Boston
by Jan Nargi - Sep 19, 2019

There's more gray than black and white in the scintillating new play THE PURISTS written by Dan McCabe and directed by Billy Porter. Receiving its rollicking world premiere at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, this rap versus Broadway battle for musical purity between an ex-rapper, a hip-hop DJ and a showtunes aficionado finds common ground among this disparate group of stoop dwellers and thus throws staunchly held beliefs about music, self, and others into serious question.

Lee Daniels & Brian Grazer's MS. PAT Pilot Lands at Hulu Photo Lee Daniels & Brian Grazer's MS. PAT Pilot Lands at Hulu
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 4, 2019

Deadline reports that a comedy pilot led by Ms. Pat has landed at Hulu. J. Bernard Calloway will star opposite the comedian, while Lee Daniels and Brian Grazer executive produce. 'Fame' alum Debbie Allen directs the pilot.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company
by Alan Henry - Sep 3, 2019

Performances of The Purists at Huntington Theatre Company recently began. The Billy Porter directed production has released a first look at the show!

Photo Flash: Meet Billy Porter and the Company of THE PURISTS Photo Photo Flash: Meet Billy Porter and the Company of THE PURISTS
by Alan Henry - Aug 28, 2019

The Purists directed by Billy Porter begins performances at the Huntington Theatre Company soon, so here's a glimpse at the creative process!

Huntington Theatre Company Extends THE PURISTS Photo Huntington Theatre Company Extends THE PURISTS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 26, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of The Purists. Due to high ticket demand, this new play about people with opposing viewpoints who choose to get along will now run at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 30 a?" October 6.

J. Bernard Calloway, Morocco Omari, and John Scurti to Lead Billy Porter Directed THE Photo J. Bernard Calloway, Morocco Omari, and John Scurti to Lead Billy Porter Directed THE PURISTS
by Julie Musbach - Jul 31, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company announced today the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of The Purists.

BWW Review: Kennedy Center-Commissioned World Premiere THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM - Photo BWW Review: Kennedy Center-Commissioned World Premiere THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM - 1963
by Roger Catlin - Mar 17, 2019

A number of families packed the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theatre Friday for the world premiere of 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963.'

 Photo Alicia Grace Takes Over From Hailey Kilgore in Cast of THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM‚Ä"1963
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces that Alicia Grace (the Kennedy Center's She A Gem) will step into the role of Joetta "Joey" Watson. She replaces the previously announced Hailey Kilgore, who is departing the production due to an unanticipated scheduling conflict.

Hailey Kilgore, Tichina Arnold and More Star in the Kennedy Center's THE WATSONS GO T Photo Hailey Kilgore, Tichina Arnold and More Star in the Kennedy Center's THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM‚Ä"1963
by Julie Musbach - Feb 28, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces complete casting for The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963. This world premiere Kennedy Center commission is adapted by Christina Ham from Christopher Paul Curtis's Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning book.

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of FABULATION Photo Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of FABULATION
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 11, 2018

The Signature Theatre production of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine, by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz, opened just last night, December 10.

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature's FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Signature's FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE
by Julie Musbach - Nov 30, 2018

Get a first look below at the Signature Theatre production of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine, by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz. The production began performances on November 19.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE, Extended Th Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE, Extended Thru January 6
by Julie Musbach - Oct 25, 2018

The Signature Theatre production of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine, by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz, has been extended by one week to now play through January 6, 2019.

Ian Lassiter, Alicia Simms, and More to Star in Signature's FABULATION, OR THE RE-E Photo Ian Lassiter, Alicia Simms, and More to Star in Signature's FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2018

The cast and creative team has been announced for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Photo Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning.

Photo Coverage: Chad Kimball, Cass Morgan & More Reunite for 54 SINGS MEMPHIS! Photo Photo Coverage: Chad Kimball, Cass Morgan & More Reunite for 54 SINGS MEMPHIS!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 5, 2018

Memphis' original Broadway cast members Tony nominee Chad Kimball (Come From Away), Cass Morgan (The Bridges of Madison County), and J. Bernard Calloway (All The Way) came together for 54 SINGS MEMPHIS, a one night only concert at Feinstein's/54 Below last night, February 4th.

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.

Linda and Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack, and More Headline 54 Below in February Photo Linda and Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack, and More Headline 54 Below in February
by Julie Musbach - Feb 2, 2018

This February, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

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