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Westport Country Playhouse Presents PLAYHOUSE AT THE DRIVE-IN Benefit Event Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents PLAYHOUSE AT THE DRIVE-IN Benefit Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Westport Country Playhouse will present a?oePlayhouse at the Drive-in,a?? a one-night-only benefit event and screening of special filmed performances and a short-form documentary celebrating the theater's 90-season history, on Saturday, October 17, at the Remarkable Theater Drive-in, 47 Imperial Ave., Westport. 

Keen Company Announces 21st Season HEAR/NOW, Featuring Five World Premieres and More Photo Keen Company Announces 21st Season HEAR/NOW, Featuring Five World Premieres and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced his plans for the upcoming season, their 21st.

Two River Theater Presents SEVEN HOMELESS MAMMOMTHS WANDER NEW ENGLAND Photo Two River Theater Presents SEVEN HOMELESS MAMMOMTHS WANDER NEW ENGLAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

The Theater will revisit the play as part of the its 'Two River Rising' online benefit series with Leigh Silverman directing. Act 1 will stream live on Wednesday, September 16 and Act 2 with a Q&A on Thursday, September 17 at 7:00pm EDT.

BWW Interview: Karen Mason of KANDER AND EBB AND ALL THAT JAZZ at Birdland Photo BWW Interview: Karen Mason of KANDER AND EBB AND ALL THAT JAZZ at Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 15, 2019

Beloved and iconic, the great Karen Mason brings a new show to New York City and Birdland! The fans can't wait.

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors Photo Sundance 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.

BWW Review:  Brenda Pressley Ponders Infidelity and Classism in Chisa Hutchinson's PR Photo BWW Review: Brenda Pressley Ponders Infidelity and Classism in Chisa Hutchinson's PROOF OF LOVE
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2019

Playwright Chisa Hutchinson, describes Constance Daley, the character who voices her solo play, Proof of Love, as 'close as you can get to a WASP while being black.'

Photo Coverage: PROOF OF LOVE Celebrates Opening Night at Minetta Lane Theatre! Photo Photo Coverage: PROOF OF LOVE Celebrates Opening Night at Minetta Lane Theatre!
by Jennifer Broski - May 15, 2019

Proof of Love opened just last night, May 14 at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue - one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Wake Up With BWW 5/14: Hannah Corneau Joins WICKED, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/14: Hannah Corneau Joins WICKED, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We'd like to wish a happy first performance to Hannah Corneau who is making her Broadway debut in the role of Elphaba in Wicked, beginning tonight! Break a leg, Hannah!

Photo Flash: First Look at Brenda Pressley in PROOF OF LOVE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Brenda Pressley in PROOF OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Now in performances, Proof of Love opens on Tuesday, May 14 at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane. Get a first look at the production below!

PROOF OF LOVE Announces Rush Policy, Performances Begin Tomorrow Photo PROOF OF LOVE Announces Rush Policy, Performances Begin Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Proof of Love, the world premiere play by Audible-commissioned playwright Chisa Hutchinson (Surely Goodness and Mercy), directed by Jade King Carroll (The Gin Game), and starring Brenda Pressley (The Lyons, Almost Home, Seven Guitars), begins performances tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with PROOF OF LOVE Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with PROOF OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Proof of Love, the world premiere play by Audible-commissioned playwright Chisa Hutchinson (Surely Goodness and Mercy), directed by Jade King Carroll (The Gin Game), and starring Brenda Pressley (The Lyons, Almost Home, Seven Guitars), is now in rehearsals

Brenda Pressley Joins the Cast of PROOF OF LOVE at the Minetta Lane Theatre Photo Brenda Pressley Joins the Cast of PROOF OF LOVE at the Minetta Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Audible Inc. has announced new casting today for the world premiere of Proof of Love, the new play by Audible-commissioned playwright Chisa Hutchinson (Surely Goodness and Mercy, Somebody's Daughter), directed by Jade King Carroll (The Gin Game, Hello From the Children of Planet Earth) and produced in association with New York Theatre Workshop. The production will now feature Brenda Pressley (The Lyons, Almost Home, Seven Guitars), replacing the previously announced Suzzanne Douglas who is withdrawing due to personal reasons.

Photo Flash: First Look at Keen Co's SURELY GOODNESS & MERCY Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Keen Co's SURELY GOODNESS & MERCY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2019

Performances began Tuesday February 26th, for the New York premiere of Surely Goodness and Mercy, a truly Keen story about an exceptional boy living a troubled life in Newark, NJ who does a good deed for an often unnoticed person. Sarita Covington, Jay Mazyck, Brenda Pressley, Courtney Thomas, and Cezar Williams star under Jessi D. Hill's direction. Performances for this limited Off-Broadway engagement of Surely Goodness and Mercy will continue through Saturday April 13th only, with opening night set for Wednesday March 13th.

Performances Begin Tomorrow For Keen Company's NY Premiere Of SURELY GOODNESS AND MER Photo Performances Begin Tomorrow For Keen Company's NY Premiere Of SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Performances begin tomorrow, Tuesday February 26th, for the New York premiere of  Surely Goodness and Mercy, a truly Keen story about an exceptional boy living a troubled life in Newark, NJ who does a good deed for an often unnoticed person.   Sarita Covington, Jay Mazyck, Brenda Pressley, Courtney Thomas, and Cezar Williams star under Jessi D. Hill's direction.

Keen Company Announces Cast for NY Premiere of SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY Photo Keen Company Announces Cast for NY Premiere of SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced the cast for the New York premiere of  Surely Goodness and Mercy, a truly Keen story about an exceptional boy living a troubled life in Newark, NJ who does a good deed for an often unnoticed person.   Sarita Covington, Jay Mazyck, Brenda Pressley, Courtney Thomas, and Cezar Williams will star under Jessi D. Hill's direction. The design team includes Lee Savage (scenic), Nicole Wee (costumes), Devorah Kengmana (lighting), and Sadah Espii Proctor (sound).

BWW Review: SKELETON CREW at Dorset Theatre Festival Photo BWW Review: SKELETON CREW at Dorset Theatre Festival
by Stacy Raphael - Jul 23, 2018

BWW Review: SKELETON CREW at Dorset Theatre Festival receive a standing ovation

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents SKELETON CREW By Dominque Morisseau Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Presents SKELETON CREW By Dominque Morisseau
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, presents Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW, directed by Jade King Carroll, with a case that includes Brenda Pressley (The Lyons) as "Faye," Leland Fowler (Henry V) as "Dez," Mirirai Sithole (School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play) as "Shanita," and Gabriel Lawrence ("Madam Secretary") as "Reggie."

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Full Casting for 2018 Season; Jayne Atkinson to Lea Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Full Casting for 2018 Season; Jayne Atkinson to Lead ANN and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, andExecutive Director Marissa Hutton, is proud to announce casting for the 41st season. All performances will take place at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251).

BWW Review: FLYIN' WEST at Westport Country Playhouse Photo BWW Review: FLYIN' WEST at Westport Country Playhouse
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jun 4, 2018

Tour-de-force performance in Pearl Cleage's thought-provoking play.

VIDEO: Westport Country Playhouse Opens 2018 Season with FLYIN' WEST Photo VIDEO: Westport Country Playhouse Opens 2018 Season with FLYIN' WEST
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will open its 2018 Season with an uplifting tale of bravery, pride, and sisterhood, "Flyin' West," written by Pearl Cleage and directed by Seret Scott, playing May 29 through June 16.  This year marks the historic theater's 88th season.

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