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Barrington Stage Announces 2020 Associate Artists: David Lander, Jeffrey Page and Aly Photo Barrington Stage Announces 2020 Associate Artists: David Lander, Jeffrey Page and Alysha Umphress
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020

Barrington Stage Company has announced¬†the 2020 Associate Artists ‚Äď lighting designer David Lander, director/choreographer Jeffrey Page and actress Alysha Umphress. The Associate Artists program‚Äôs honorees include choreographer Joshua Bergasse, director Joe Calarco, costume designer Jen Caprio, and more.

BWW Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at TheaterWorks Hartford Photo BWW Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at TheaterWorks Hartford
by Joseph Harrison - Feb 16, 2020

In today's world of a?oefake newsa?? and challenges to journalistic integrity, it is becoming increasingly difficult to tell fact from fiction. Add in the desire to both entertain and inform readers (and sell publications) and it can be easy to see how, today, trust may be harder than ever to find in the printed word. But who defines what exactly constitutes a fact, and when, if ever, is it ok to bend the truth in service of telling an important story? These are some of the questions explored in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, a play by Jeremey Kareken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrell now playing at TheaterWorks in Hartford.

Photo Flash: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at ZACH Theatre Photo Photo Flash: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at ZACH Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

A Night with Janis Joplin returns to ZACH where its journey began; this time in the Topfer with Tony-nominated Mary Bridget Davies, who originated the title role on Broadway running January 29‚ÄďMarch 8, 2020 at The Topfer at ZACH. Creator, writer and original director Randy Johnson joins Mary Bridget Davies with original choreographer Patricia Wilcox and original associate director Tyler Rhodes.¬†

Review Roundup: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Asolo Rep - What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Asolo Rep - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jan 27, 2020

Asolo Rep continues its winter repertory season with the recent Broadway sizzling hit dramedy THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell. Directed by Asolo Rep Associate Artistic Director Celine Rosenthal, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT previews January 22 and 23, opens January 24 and runs through March 19 in rotating repertory in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Comes to TheaterWorks Hartford Photo THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Comes to TheaterWorks Hartford
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020

TheaterWorks Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero announced today the cast and creative team for the Connecticut Premiere of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell. Tracy Brigden (Hand to God) directs a cast that includes Tasha Lawrence (A Doll's House Part 2), Nick LaMedica (Hand to God) and Rufus Collins (TheaterWorks Hartford debut).

January at ZACH Theatre Brings Two Openings Photo January at ZACH Theatre Brings Two Openings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2020

ZACH Theatre kicks off 2020 with two show openings, celebrating a legendary rock goddess, and bringing Eric Carle's books of children's classics to life on the stage. A Night with Janis Joplin will return to ZACH where its journey began; this time in the Topfer with Tony-nominated Mary Bridget Davies, who originated the title role on Broadway running January 29-March 8, 2020 at The Topfer at ZACH. Creator, writer and original director Randy Johnson joins Mary Bridget Davies with original choreographer Patti Wilcox and original associate director Tyler Rhodes. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show wiggles the ZACH Moody Foundation Theatre for Families into the 2020 Season when this menagerie of Eric Carle's favorite books is brought to life with puppetry for all ages.

Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards Photo Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards
by BWW Staff - Dec 23, 2019

There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Asolo Repertory Theatre Presents THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Photo Asolo Repertory Theatre Presents THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2019

Asolo Rep continues its winter repertory season with the recent Broadway sizzling hit dramedy THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell. Directed by Asolo Rep Associate Artistic Director Celine Rosenthal, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT previews January 22 and 23, opens January 24 and runs through March 19 in rotating repertory in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.

December 19th Update: IN THE HEIGHTS - Park Playhouse/Playhouse Stage Co Leads Best M Photo December 19th Update: IN THE HEIGHTS - Park Playhouse/Playhouse Stage Co Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW Berkshires Awards Voting
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards
by BWW Staff - Dec 16, 2019

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2019 Associate Artists Photo Barrington Stage Company Announces 2019 Associate Artists
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2019

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announces the 2019 Associate Artists a?" actor Alan H. Green, composer Joe Iconis, costume designer Sara Jean Tosetti and actress Peggy Pharr Wilson.

BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards Update: FALL SPRINGS - Barrington Stage Company Leads Photo BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards Update: FALL SPRINGS - Barrington Stage Company Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Berkshires Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Berkshires Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.

First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Berkshires Awards!  Photo First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Berkshires Awards!
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019

Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!

Winners Of 2019 Berkshire Theatre Awards Announced Photo Winners Of 2019 Berkshire Theatre Awards Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 11, 2019

At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 11, 2019. This was the fourth year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theatre in the greater Berkshire region.

Andy Lucien Joins The Cast Of Primary Stages' ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM, Previews Begi Photo Andy Lucien Joins The Cast Of Primary Stages' ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM, Previews Begin 11/1
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 29, 2019

Primary Stages' production of the world premiere of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo (Beautiful Province (Belle Province)-a?"Yale Drama Prize) and directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths) will begin previews on Friday, November 1. Opening night is set for Tuesday, November 19, for a run through Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). For ticket exchanges, please visit your point of purchase.

BWW Review: AMERICAN SON at TheaterWorks Photo BWW Review: AMERICAN SON at TheaterWorks
by Joseph Harrison - Oct 27, 2019

Sometimes the most powerful theatrical experiences are the ones that hit closest to home. In today's America, with racial and political divides growing ever wider and tensions building to a breaking point, it might just be a play like Christopher Demos-Brown's AMERICAN SON that will shine the brightest light on these issues, not only pointing out the flaws and imperfections, but providing a spotlight for all of us to truly see. And, by offering this intense and thought-provoking piece as its opening play (of the season and of their newly remodeled space), TheaterWorks Hartford boldly illustrates why it is well-qualified and well-appointed to deliver such a powerful night of theatre.

BWW Review: Robert Cuccioli, Teresa Avia Lim, Brenda Braxton in Shaw's Comedy of Poli Photo BWW Review: Robert Cuccioli, Teresa Avia Lim, Brenda Braxton in Shaw's Comedy of Political Maneuvering, CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA
by Michael Dale - Oct 1, 2019

Imagine if Henry Higgins had wanted Eliza to end up with Freddy all along and you'll get a sense of where George Bernard Shaw was heading with his 1898 comedy of political maneuvering, Caesar and Cleopatra, which premiered over a dozen years before his more enduring classic, PYGMALION.

Primary Stages Announces Cast of ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Photo Primary Stages Announces Cast of ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM
by Julie Musbach - Sep 18, 2019

Primary Stages announces casting for the world premiere of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo

BWW Review: FULLY COMMITTED at TheaterWorks Photo BWW Review: FULLY COMMITTED at TheaterWorks
by Joseph Harrison - Aug 11, 2019

Sometimes a peek behind the proverbial curtain can be a thrilling affair. Whether it is a look at the inner workings of a complicated machine or a sneak peek a?oebehind the scenesa?? of the latest summer blockbuster, people have been fascinated with understanding what it takes to a?oemake the sausagea?? for years. And sometimes, that insight can be hilarious. In Becky Mode's FULLY COMMITTED, the latest play from TheaterWorks in Hartford, audiences get to witness a day in the life of Manhattan's #1 restaurant told through the eyes of Sam, an out-of-work actor who answers the reservation line (and does whatever else the egotistical chef demands.) The twist? All 33 characters in the play are played by one actor (Jamison Stern) in a hilarious, tour-de-force performance that thrills and delights.

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