Victory Gardens Theater Continues its 45th Season With HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF by Liliana Padilla Victory Gardens Theater Continues its 45th Season With HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF by Liliana Padilla
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th season with the Co-World Premiere of How to Defend Yourself by Liliana Padilla and directed by Marti Lyons. A Co-World Premiere with Actors Theatre of Louisville, How to Defend Yourself runs January 24 - February 23, 2020, with press performance on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Joél Pérez, Brandon J. Dirden & More Complete Cast for TAKE ME OUT on Broadway Joél Pérez, Brandon J. Dirden & More Complete Cast for TAKE ME OUT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Take Me Out has found its full Broadway cast! Second Stage Theater has announced full casting for the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out. Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Will Harrison, Carl Lundstedt, Ken Marks, Michael Oberholtzer, and Joél Pérez will join previously announced stars Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams. Directed by Scott Ellis, Take Me Out will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). (more...)

Patrick J. Adams Will Make His Broadway Debut Opposite Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams In TAKE ME OUT Patrick J. Adams Will Make His Broadway Debut Opposite Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams In TAKE ME OUT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that PATRICK J. ADAMS will make his Broadway debut opposite the previously announced Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams in the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, TAKE ME OUT. Directed by Scott Ellis, TAKE ME OUT will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). Mr. Adams will play Kippy Sunderstrom, the best friend of Darren Lemming (Jesse Williams). (more...)

Patrick J. Adams Will Make His Broadway Debut in TAKE ME OUT Patrick J. Adams Will Make His Broadway Debut in TAKE ME OUT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Patrick J. Adams will make his Broadway debut opposite the previously announced Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams in the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, TAKE ME OUT. Directed by Scott Ellis, TAKE ME OUT will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). Mr. Adams will play Kippy Sunderstrom, the best friend of Darren Lemming (Jesse Williams). (more...)

Photo Flash: Muse Theatre Company Presents EQUIVOCATION Photo Flash: Muse Theatre Company Presents EQUIVOCATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Idle Muse Theatre Company (IMTC) begins its 2019-20 Season with Equivocation, by Bill Cain, directed by Artistic Director Evan Jackson*, September 20 – October 10 at The Edge Theatre Off Broadway, 1133 W Catalpa Ave. Previews are Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Monday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m.  (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Presents The World Premiere Of
THE DAUGHTERS By Patricia Cotter San Francisco Playhouse Presents The World Premiere Of THE DAUGHTERS By Patricia Cotter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the first production of their 2019/2020 Sandbox Series of World Premieres: The Daughters, written by Patricia Cotter. Jessica Holt will direct the world premiere production, presented at the Creativity Theater. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces 6 New Commissions For Acclaimed American Revolutions Cycle Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces 6 New Commissions For Acclaimed American Revolutions Cycle
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival today announced six new commissions as part of American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle, OSF's multi-decade program of commissioning and developing 37 new plays about moments of change in United States history. The commissioned artists are Zakiyyah Alexander, Jaclyn Backhaus, E. M. Lewis, Mary Katheryn Nagle, Sara Nović, and Sanaz Toossi. (more...)

Idle Muse Theatre Company Announces Cast and Crew for Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATION Idle Muse Theatre Company Announces Cast and Crew for Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

 Idle Muse Theatre Company (IMTC) begins its 2019-20 Season with Equivocation, by Bill Cain, directed by Artistic Director Evan Jackson*, September 20 a?" October 10 at The Edge Theatre Off Broadway, 1133 W Catalpa Ave. (more...)

Idle Muse Theatre Company Presents EQUIVOCATION at The Edge Idle Muse Theatre Company Presents EQUIVOCATION at The Edge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Idle Muse Theatre Company (IMTC) brings truth to power with Bill Cain's Equivocation, September 20 - October 10 at The Edge Theatre Off Broadway. The company breathes new life into this award-winning dramedy, directed by Artistic Director Evan Jackson*, blending historical events and fictional circumstances with six performers portraying more than 30 characters! (more...)

Cast Set For WAKE UP! COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE At Ojai Playwrights Conference Cast Set For WAKE UP! COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE At Ojai Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

The Ojai Playwrights Conference is announcing the cast for a?oeWAKE UP! Combating Climate Change,a?? one of two special Intersection Events being presented as part of the 2019 New Works Festival of new play readings and special performance events (August 4--11). (more...)

Pear Theatre Opens 2019-20 Season With AN IDEAL HUSBAND By Oscar Wilde Pear Theatre Opens 2019-20 Season With AN IDEAL HUSBAND By Oscar Wilde
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Pear Theatre's 2019-20 season opens in August with 'An Ideal Husband,' a searing comedy of virtue and moral inflexibility. Directed by Jenny Hollingworth, 'An Ideal Husband' previews on August 22, with press and Opening Night on Friday, August 23, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays through September 15. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

Idle Muse Announces 14th Season Idle Muse Announces 14th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Idle Muse Theatre Company (IMTC) proudly announces its 2019 - 2020 season. The 14th season from IMTC includes Bill Cain's Equivocation, September 23 - October 12 and Sarah Ruhl's Tony and Drama Desk nominated In the Next Room (or the vibrator play), March 7 - April 5, 2020. Both productions take place at The Edge Off Broadway Theatre, 1133 W. Catalpa Ave. Single tickets are on sale now at  idlemuse.org or by calling 773.340.9438. (more...)

OPC 2019 Gala Performers/Playwrights Announced OPC 2019 Gala Performers/Playwrights Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

The Ojai Playwrights Conference is announcing the company of performers and playwrights for their annual Gala Benefit, a farm-to-stable celebration to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Aspen Grove Ranch, a stunning private ranch in upper Ojai.  (more...)

Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces Annual Gala Benefit, A Farm-To-Table Celebration Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces Annual Gala Benefit, A Farm-To-Table Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

The Ojai Playwrights Conference launches its 22nd season with the annual Gala Benefit, a farm-to-stable celebration at Aspen Grove Ranch, a stunning private ranch in upper Ojai. Festivities begin at 4:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception featuring fine wines from Ojai Alisal Vineyard, craft cocktails and tasty appetizers. Starting at 5 p.m., attendees gather under a big top tent to enjoy an original show produced for the Gala with songs and dramatic scene readings performed by celebrity guest artists. The evening culminates with a four-course dinner prepared by innovative chefs Nick Barainca and Michael Hollingsworth. All proceeds from the Gala support the development of new plays for the American theatre at OPC's annual Summer Conference and New Works Festival held in Ojai.  (more...)

Nominations Are Now Open for Phila. Youth Orchestra's 6th Annual Ovation Award Nominations Are Now Open for Phila. Youth Orchestra's 6th Annual Ovation Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

For the past five years, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and its partners have heard wonderful, inspiring stories about music teachers in the Philadelphia region. And, now is the time for current and former students of all ages to, once again, nominate the 'music teacher who changed my life' for the 6th Annual Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Ovation Award. Nominees are asked to submit a 250-word statement about their special music teacher for the PYO Ovation Award, which is sponsored by Jacobs Music Company, J.W. Pepper and WRTI-90.1 FM. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Announces HEISENBERG Laguna Playhouse Announces HEISENBERG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE presents a co-production with the Rubicon Theatre Company, HEISENBERG, written by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) directed by Katherine Farmer (South Pacific, Gulf View Drive) and starring Faline England (Valentine's Day) & Joe Spano (Hill Street Blues and NCIS). (more...)

Studio Theatre Extends Dark Political Comedy KINGS By Virginia Native Sarah Burgess Studio Theatre Extends Dark Political Comedy KINGS By Virginia Native Sarah Burgess
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

With the dust settled from midterm elections and freshman members of Congress learning to navigate the maze of Capitol Hill 2.5 miles away, Studio Theatre presents Kings, part of its Studio X series, written by Alexandria, VA native Sarah Burgess and directed by Marti Lyons. With a deft hand at the fast talk and power dynamics of lawmaking and fundraising, Burgesss play is a swamp tour of the Beltway power-broking that fuels her hometown. A Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist, Burgess quickly rose to notoriety exploring the cutthroat world of finance in her breakout play, Dry Powder, at the Public Theater in New York, which starred Claire Danes, John Krasinski, and Hank Azaria. (more...)

BWW Review: EQUIVOCATION at Actors' Shakespeare Project BWW Review: EQUIVOCATION at Actors' Shakespeare Project
by David Tompkins - Nov 4, 2018

At the Saturday afternoon Matinee, at the United Parish Church, Brookline, MA, The Actor's Shakespeare Project presented Bill Cain's Play Equivocation. The result was a success in every way. This was my first viewing of this play and while it is a lot to take in, (more about that later) I thoroughly enjoyed myself in no small part due to the extraordinary performance by company member Steven Barkhimer as Shag, and the very strong performances by the ensemble. (more...)

ASP Presents MACBETH and EQUIVOCATION ASP Presents MACBETH and EQUIVOCATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Actors' Shakespeare Project kicks off their 15th Season with Macbeth and Equivocation in rotating repertory at the United Parish in Brookline. Performances September 26 - November 11 (Press Performance for Macbeth: Saturday, September 28, 8:00 PM; Press Performance for Equivocation: Friday, October 12, 7:30 PM), The Sanctuary, United Parish, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline. For more information visit actorsshakespeareproject.org. (more...)

ASP Presents MACBETH and EQUIVOCATION ASP Presents MACBETH and EQUIVOCATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Actors' Shakespeare Project kicks off their 15th Season with Macbeth and Equivocation in rotating repertory at the United Parish in Brookline. Performances September 26 - November 11 (Press Performance for Macbeth: Saturday, September 28, 8:00 PM; Press Performance for Equivocation: Friday, October 12, 7:30 PM), The Sanctuary, United Parish, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline. For more information visit actorsshakespeareproject.org. (more...)

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