The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Presents PRELUDE 2019: Riotous ExcursionsThe Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Presents PRELUDE 2019: Riotous Excursions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents its annual PRELUDE FESTIVAL on October 3, 4, and 5 at The Graduate Center, CUNY, The City University of New York, curated by David Bruin & Sanaz Ghajar in collaboration with Frank Hentschker, produced by Sami Pyne. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Co Announces Casting For EVERYBODYShakespeare Theatre Co Announces Casting For EVERYBODY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

Shakespeare Theatre Company will begin its 2019/20 Season with the 2018 Pulitzer Prize Finalist EVERYBODY by Obie Award-winner, MacArthur 'Genius' Grant recipient and Washington, D.C.-native Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (An Octoroon, Gloria). This 'fun and breezy' (Broadway World) comedy about life (and death) will play at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW) from October 15 through November 17, 2019. (more...)

Review Roundup: See What Critics Thought of APPROPRIATEReview Roundup: See What Critics Thought of APPROPRIATE
by Review Roundups - Aug 23, 2019

The Donmar Warehouse presents Ola Ince's production of Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Let's see what the critics had to say. (more...)

BWW Review: APPROPRIATE, Donmar WarehouseBWW Review: APPROPRIATE, Donmar Warehouse
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Aug 23, 2019

What does a Mr Potato Head have in common with a Zimmer frame? Or a rocking horse with antique lamps? Or an empty crisp packet with a baby's highchair? The answer: all of them and more can be found on Fly Davis's set for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's Appropriate,which opens in the living room of a grand plantation house. Amidst all this clutter audiences will discover the hideous past of the modern American family. (more...)

Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust Hosts 12th Annual 'Mimi' Awards 1/13Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust Hosts 12th Annual 'Mimi' Awards 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced that the 12th-Annual a?oeMimia?? Awards will be presented on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Lincoln Center Theater. The a?oeMimia?? Awards are presented annually to honor the outstanding artistry and accomplishments of some of the most gifted American playwrights. (more...)

Rec Room Announces 2019-2020 Theatrical SeasonRec Room Announces 2019-2020 Theatrical Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Rec Room Arts has announced an exhilarating 2019/20 season under the leadership of Artistic Director Matt Hune. Rec Room's fourth year further establishes the company as an influential artistic hub presenting first-class works of theatre from a wide array of voices. The season includes an eclectic lineup of four Houston premiere productions as well as readings of two new plays as part of the Rec Room Residency program. (more...)

Emily C. Davis, Becca Blackwell, Pete Simpson, and TL Thompson Will Lead Vineyard Theatre's IS THIS A ROOMEmily C. Davis, Becca Blackwell, Pete Simpson, and TL Thompson Will Lead Vineyard Theatre's IS THIS A ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce dates and casting for Is This A Room, conceived and directed by Tina Satter. Performances will begin at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) Thursday, October 3 with opening night set for Tuesday, October 22. (more...)

The Lark Announces 2019-20 Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop FellowsThe Lark Announces 2019-20 Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Lark, a theater company devoted to the support of extraordinary playwrights and the development of new plays, is thrilled to announce that Sam Chanse, J. Julian Christopher, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, C.A. Johnson, and Abe Koogler have been selected as the 2019-20 Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellows. This year marks the 20th iteration of the Workshop, which was established by renowned playwright Arthur Kopit, and brings together emerging and established playwrights in a space where they are free to explore new material, without commercial pressures. (more...)

Mad Horse Theatre Company Announces Five Provocative Plays For 2019-20 SeasonMad Horse Theatre Company Announces Five Provocative Plays For 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Mad Horse presents a season of five compelling plays that grapple with issues we face in our modern world.  (more...)

Single Tickets For A.C.T.'s 2019"20 Season On Sale This FridaySingle Tickets For A.C.T.'s 2019"20 Season On Sale This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

Tony Award winner and American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon and Executive Director Jennifer Bielstein announced today that tickets for A.C.T.'s 2019a?'20 season will be available beginning Friday, August 9 at 10 a.m (more...)

The Lark Announces 2019-20 New Voices FellowsThe Lark Announces 2019-20 New Voices Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

The Lark has announced that playwrights Xavier Galva and Ife Olujobi have been selected as the recipients of the 2019-20 New Voices Fellowship, supported by the Jerome Foundation. This year long residency is designed to support extraordinary playwrights of color under 30, in order to to help address the lack of inclusion of early career playwrights of color in the field. The Fellowship includes a cash award of $15,000, plus a $3,000 Opportunity Fund for the purposes of research, travel, or other expenses, as well as access to The Lark's artistic resources and support. The New Voices program is part of a portfolio of Fellowships at The Lark, which aims to engage a diverse community of playwrights from around the world, at various places in their careers. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For APPROPRIATE at the Donmar WarehousePhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal For APPROPRIATE at the Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

So I thought, since we can't do Europe this summer, why don't the kids and I just do a little Southern History road trip? We're going to drive back home through Mississippi, Louisiana – all those places – experience some of Daddy's heritage. (more...)

Erik Patterson's HANDJOB Comes to The EchoErik Patterson's HANDJOB Comes to The Echo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019

When a gay writer hires a man to work as a a?oeshirtless cleaner,a?? homophobia, racism and issues of consent bubble to the surface in the world premiere of Handjob, an outrageous comedy by Erik Patterson. Chris Fields directs the Echo Theater Company production, set to open on Sept. 7 for a seven-week run through Oct. 21. Three a?oepay what you wanta?? previews take place on Sept. 4, Sept. 5 and Sept. 6. (more...)

Photo Flash: Heidi Schreck And More Honored At The 2019 Dramatists Guild AwardsPhoto Flash: Heidi Schreck And More Honored At The 2019 Dramatists Guild Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

The Dramatists Guild of America presented their annual awards on Monday, July 29, 2019, at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lobby in New York. Hosting the annual event was DG Council member and co-chair of their Awards Committee, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Announces Casting And Events For The 11th Anniversary IGNITION Festival of New Plays Victory Gardens Theater Announces Casting And Events For The 11th Anniversary IGNITION Festival of New Plays 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater Artistic Director Chay Yew, Executive Director Erica Daniels and Director of New Play Development Skyler Gray announce the lineup for the 11th Anniversary IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including The Tasters by Meghan Brown; The Gradient by Steph Del Rosso; [hieroglyph] by Erika Dickerson-Despenza; #NEWSLAVES by Keelay Gipson; Reckoning: Furies from a New Queer Nation by Geraldine Inoa; and They Could Give No Name by Exal Iraheta. The 2019 Festival runs August 2 -4, 2019 at Victory Gardens Theater, located at 2433 N Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

THE DOCTOR Leads August's Top 10 New London ShowsTHE DOCTOR Leads August's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 21, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Robert Icke's latest to Fleabag, Evita and witchy adventures, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Announces 2019-2020 15th Anniversary SeasonCurio Theatre Company Announces 2019-2020 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

Curio Theatre Company announces its 2019-2020 season, marking its 15th anniversary making affordable, accessible, and professional theatre in West Philadelphia. (more...)

12 Peers Continues Eighth Season With 2018 Pulitzer Prize Nominated Play12 Peers Continues Eighth Season With 2018 Pulitzer Prize Nominated Play
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

12 Peers Theater continues their eighth main stage season with Everybody, a modern spin on the classic Everyman. Everybody, selected from the cast by lottery at each performance makes an epic journey to death, while searching for someone or something to validate his life. With 120 possible casting combinations, each performance will be truly unique. (more...)

Pasadena's Free Reading Festival Returns July 26-28!Pasadena's Free Reading Festival Returns July 26-28!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

A Noise Within (ANW) is proud to announce the return of its Words Within Resident Artist Reading Festival from July 26 through July 28, 2019. ANW will partner with three Los Angeles-based theatre companies, Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble, East West Players, and Latino Theater Company, for the free reading festival, titled inVision. A Noise Within and its festival partners will produce eight staged readings over the course of three days at ANW's East Pasadena campus. This is the second reading festival ANW has produced. ANW's first reading festival, The American Dream, launched the classic repertory theatre company's 25th anniversary season when it premiered in summer 2016. The festival is an extension of ANW's popular Words Within reading series, which began over 10 years ago and to date has produced 46 staged reading performances by the company's resident artists. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and AdvisorsSundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

Sundance Institute's 2019 Theatre Lab convenes Monday, July 8; the Institute announced this year's participating acting company and creative advisors today. (more...)

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