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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.

FLYIN' WEST at Westport Country Playhouse Photo FLYIN' WEST at Westport Country Playhouse
by Carissa Chesanek - Jun 3, 2018

Pearl Cleage's play, Flyin' West recently opened at Connecticut's Westport Country Playhouse, bringing a powerful story of three sisters who will stop at nothing to keep one another safe.

Photo Flash: Westport Country Playhouse Presents FLYIN' WEST Photo Photo Flash: Westport Country Playhouse Presents FLYIN' WEST
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 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.

Westport Country Playhouse Opens 2018 Season With FLYIN' WEST Photo Westport Country Playhouse Opens 2018 Season With FLYIN' WEST
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 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.

BWW Review:  RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater is a Masterpiece Photo BWW Review: RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater is a Masterpiece
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 19, 2017

The wait is over. Two River Theater (TRT) opens its 2017/2018 Season with an outstanding production of the time-honored classic, A Raisin in the Sun. The show will be on the Red Bank stage now through October 8. Written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Carl Cofield, it is staged and performed to perfection.

Photo Flash: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley & More Celebrat Photo Photo Flash: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley & More Celebrate Opening Night of A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

It was a swell family affair at Two River Theater last night as a searing and powerful production of Lorraine Hansberry's American classic A Raisin in the Sun, helmed by Carl Cofield and starring Brandon J. Dirden as Walter Lee Younger, his wife Crystal A. Dickinson as Ruth Younger, his father Willie Dirden as Bobo, Brenda Pressley as Lena Younger, Jasmine Batchelor as Beneatha Younger, Nat DeWolf as Karl Lindner, Charlie Hudson III as Joseph Asagai, Owen Tabaka as Travis Younger, York Walker as George Murchison, with Andrew Binger and David Joel Rivera as the Moving Men, celebrated opening night.

Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast Photo Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield.

Photo Flash: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater Photo Photo Flash: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Carl Cofield. The press opening is Friday, September 15 at 7pm and performances will continue through Sunday, October 8 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org.

BWW Interview: Charlie Hudson III in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater 9/9 to  Photo BWW Interview: Charlie Hudson III in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater 9/9 to 10/8
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 23, 2017

Two River Theater launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Charlie Hudson III who plays Asagai in the production. The show will be on the Red Bank stage from 9/9 to 10/8.

Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast Photo Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield.

BWW Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter Theatre Embraces
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - May 18, 2017

Forgotten lives of history take center stage in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter Theatre.

Photo Flash: First Look at McCarter's INTIMATE APPAREL, Plus Lynn Nottage's Opening Night Visit!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

On Friday, May 12, McCarter Theatre Center celebrated opening night for its final Theater Series production of the season, Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel. Scroll down for photos from the production, plus pics of Nottage visiting on opening night!

Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4.

Photo Flash: Remembering Dick Latessa
by Walter McBride - Dec 23, 2016

The Acting Company Presents THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND - Tamara Tunie, Lynda Gravatt, Brenda Pressley and More; 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Acting Company's (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) 2016 John McDonald Salon Series will conclude with a reading of acclaimed writer Marcus Gardley's The House that Will Not Stand on Monday, May 16th at 7 PM at the Lynn Redgrave Theater at The Culture Project, 45 Bleecker Street (at Lafayette), New York, NY 10012. Single tickets are $35 and include a post-show reception with the cast. For tickets, visit www.theactingcompany.org or call (212) 258-3111.

BWW Review: HAVING OUR SAY at Hartford Stage Company
by Karen Bovard - Apr 12, 2016

HAVING OUR SAY is the theatrical adaptation by Emily Mann of the joint memoir of the same title published in 1993 by Dr. Bessie Delany and Miss Sadie Delany, who were then both over 100 years old. The evening is a delight as well as a fine history lesson. This co-production (with Long Wharf Theater in New Haven) will run in Hartford through April 24.

Joachim, Pressley, Chung & Anderson Set for This Week's STATE OF THE ARTS on WPKN-FM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Flutist Nathalie Joachim, actor Brenda Pressley and filmmakers Lee Isaac Chung & Samuel Gray Anderson headline this week's (Friday, April 8) State of the ARTS which airs LIVE every Friday from 12noon to 1pm on WPKN-FM (89.5) in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Co-hosts of the weekly arts & entertainment program are Richard Pheneger and Peggy Nelson.

Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage to Present HAVING OUR SAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, in co-production with Hartford Stage, presents HAVING OUR SAY: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, by Emily Mann, directed by Jade King Carroll, from February through April.

BWW Review: HAVING OUR SAY in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 2, 2016

If you miss it in New Haven, see it in Hartford.

Photo Flash: First Look at 'HAVING OUR SAY' at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, in co-production with Hartford Stage, presents HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS, by Emily Mann, directed by Jade King Carroll, from February through April. The production will run at Long Wharf Theatre now through March 13, 2016, and will then move to Hartford Stage, running from March 31 through April 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo onstage below!

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