BWW Review: BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA Visually Stunning World Premiere Will Invade Your Psyche and SensibilitiesBWW Review: BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA Visually Stunning World Premiere Will Invade Your Psyche and Sensibilities
by Shari Barrett - Mar 20, 2019

Kimberly Hebert Gregory literally shines as bright as the Sun as she battles to find the Entity to show her the way to find inner peace, as her comic book battle as superhero Maasai Angel is child's play compared to the heartbreaking emotional pain in her real life. And her journey contains some of the most stunning visual displays ever seen in the smaller Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse! Playwright Inda Craig-Galvan and director Robert O'Hara have brilliantly brought modern-day issues such as race-motivated police shootings, gun control, personal responsibility, ratings-motivated media reporting, and parenting styles to the forefront in this world premiere, sure to go on to great fame worldwide following the Geffen run. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Geffen Playhouse's BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMAPhoto Flash: First Look at Geffen Playhouse's BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Both heartbreaking and highly inventive, Black Super Hero Magic Mama gives us the hero we have been waiting for. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its world premiere production of Black Super Hero Magic Mama, written by Los Angeles-based playwright Inda Craig-Galvan (I Go Somewhere Else, Welcome to Matteson!) and directed by two-time OBIE Award winner and NAACP Award winner Robert O'Hara (Barbecue, Bootycandy, Eclipsed). (more...)

Classical Theatre Of Harlem Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN HARLEMClassical Theatre Of Harlem Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN HARLEM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents A Christmas Carol in Harlem, based on the timeless work by Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol in Harlem is adapted by Shawn Rene Graham, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III and choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher. This re-imagining of the classic Christmas tale will include some original music and classic holiday carols tinged with gospel, hip-hop, pop and R&B influences, which celebrate the spirit of the season the Harlem way. (more...)

Photo Flash: Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative Winners Receive L.A. ProductionsPhoto Flash: Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative Winners Receive L.A. Productions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Two new character-driven relationship plays, both by award-winning women writers and both inspired by events currently at the forefront of our national consciousness, beat out 1241 other submissions in the inaugural Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative. Hart NPI artistic director Christopher Hart will direct Silver Medallion-winning plays Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer, opening Nov. 9, and Exit Wounds by Wendy Graf, opening Nov. 16, atGrove Theater Center in Burbank, where the two plays will continue to run in repertory through Dec. 16. One will be named the Gold Medallion winner and open on March 13, 2019 for a six-week, off-Broadway run in the 196-seat "Theater A" at 59E59 Theaters in New York City. (more...)

Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative 'Silver Medallion' Winners Get L.A. ProductionsMoss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative 'Silver Medallion' Winners Get L.A. Productions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Two new character-driven relationship plays, both by award-winning women writers and both inspired by events currently at the forefront of our national consciousness, beat out 1241 other submissions in the inaugural Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative. Hart NPI artistic director Christopher Hart will direct Silver Medallion-winning plays Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer, opening Nov. 9, and Exit Wounds by Wendy Graf, opening Nov. 16, at Grove Theater Center in Burbank, where the two plays will continue to run in repertory through Dec. 16. One will be the named the Gold Medallion winner and open on March 13, 2019 for a six-week, off-Broadway run in the 196-seat "Theater A" at 59E59 Theaters in New York City. (more...)

New Play THE SHY MANIFESTO To Tour 2019 With Theo AncientNew Play THE SHY MANIFESTO To Tour 2019 With Theo Ancient
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Joe C. Brown and Anthony Hollis Productions have announced the tour of a new one-man play THE SHY MANIFESTO, written by Michael Ross, directed by Cat Robey and starring Theo Ancient (Albus Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). THE SHY MANIFESTO will open at Live Theatre, Newcastle on 29 January 2019, before touring nationally. (more...)

Classical Theatre Of Harlem Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN HARLEMClassical Theatre Of Harlem Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN HARLEM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents A Christmas Carol in Harlem, based on the timeless work by Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol in Harlem is adapted by Shawn Rene Graham, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III and choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher. This re-imagining of the classic Christmas tale will include some original music and classic holiday carols tinged with gospel, hip-hop, pop and R&B influences, which celebrate the spirit of the season the Harlem way. (more...)

Tacoma Little Theatre's 'Off The Shelf' Presents HURLYBURLYTacoma Little Theatre's 'Off The Shelf' Presents HURLYBURLY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Tacoma Little Theatre presents the dark side of Hollywood with, Hurlyburly by David Rabe and directed by Scott C. Brown. This production will take place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Moss & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative Winners to Run In Rep At GTC BurbankMoss & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative Winners to Run In Rep At GTC Burbank
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Two new character-driven relationship plays, both by award-winning women writers and both inspired by events currently at the forefront of our national consciousness, beat out 1241 other submissions in the inaugural Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative. Hart NPI artistic director Christopher Hart will direct Silver Medallion-winning plays Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer, opening Nov. 9, and Exit Wounds by Wendy Graf, opening Nov. 16, at Grove Theater Center in Burbank, where the two plays will continue to run in repertory through Dec. 16. One will be the named the Gold Medallion winner and open on March 13, 2019 for a six-week, off-Broadway run in the 196-seat "Theater A" at 59E59 Theaters in New York City. (more...)

Midsommer Flight's TWELFTH NIGHT to Returns for Fourth Holiday Season; Full Cast AnnouncedMidsommer Flight's TWELFTH NIGHT to Returns for Fourth Holiday Season; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

One of the hottest tickets of past holiday seasons - Midsommer Flight's "pay-what-you-can" production of TWELFTH NIGHT, performed in the beautiful Show House Room of the Lincoln Park Conservatory - will return for its fourth year on November 29, 2018. Shakespeare's delightful comedy of mistaken identity and gender switching has a strictly limited seating among the lush flowers of the Show House Room. (more...)

Tacoma Little Theatre Presents THE VETERANS DAY PROJECTTacoma Little Theatre Presents THE VETERANS DAY PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Tacoma Little Theatre presents a special part of its 100th Anniversary Season by honoring our Veterans and the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day with The Veterans Day Project.  (more...)

The Lewis And Clark Musical Returns For 8 Performances In NYCThe Lewis And Clark Musical Returns For 8 Performances In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2018

After an extended run at the 2017 New York Theatre Festival's Summerfest, Great Frontier: A Poorly Researched Musical About Lewis And Clark is returning to the stage this October for 8 performances at The PIT Loft. The show was co-written by comedians, Kevin Froleiks and Patrick J. Reilly, and features 18 original songs with zero historical accuracy. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Big Noise Theatre's KISS ME, KATEVIDEO: Get A First Look At Big Noise Theatre's KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

KISS ME, KATE, directed by Chris Causer, is led by Mikaela Sullivan and Cliff Gabor as Lilli VanessiKatherine and Fred GrahamPetruchio, respectively. The cast also features Heidi Hansfield (Lois LaneBianca), Tyler Sonkin (Bill CalhounLucentio), Jenilee Houghton (First Gangster), Jessica James (Second Gangster), Anthony C. Brown (General Harrison Howell), Ken Rubenstein (Harry TrevorBaptista), Korinne Yonan (Hattie), Larry D. Trice II (Paul), Becca Duff (GremioEnsemble), Emma Widlowski (HortensioEnsemble), Adrian Briones (RalphEnsemble), Stephanie Fongheiser (PhilipEnsemble), and Lauren Romano (NathanielEnsemble). (more...)

Kevin Elyot's COMING CLEAN Will Make West End TransferKevin Elyot's COMING CLEAN Will Make West End Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

The King's Head Theatre, Making Productions Limited and Joe C Brown are delighted to announce the West End transfer of Kevin Elyot's Coming Clean. Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Artistic Director of the King's Head Theatre, will direct the production, which will run at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 9 January to 2 February 2019, with a national press night on Friday 11 January 2019. (more...)

Mikaela Sullivan and Cliff Gabor Will Lead Big Noise Theatre's KISS ME, KATEMikaela Sullivan and Cliff Gabor Will Lead Big Noise Theatre's KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

KISS ME, KATE, directed by Chris Causer, is led by Mikaela Sullivan and Cliff Gabor as Lilli Vanessi/Katherine and Fred Graham/Petruchio, respectively. The cast also features Heidi Hansfield (Lois Lane/Bianca), Tyler Sonkin (Bill Calhoun/Lucentio), Jenilee Houghton (First Gangster), Jessica James (Second Gangster), Anthony C. Brown (General Harrison Howell), Ken Rubenstein (Harry Trevor/Baptista), Korinne Yonan (Hattie), Larry D. Trice II (Paul), Becca Duff (Gremio/Ensemble), Emma Widlowski (Hortensio/Ensemble), Adrian Briones (Ralph/Ensemble), Stephanie Fongheiser (Philip/Ensemble), and Lauren Romano (Nathaniel/Ensemble). (more...)

THE WORST LITTLE WAREHOUSE IN LONDON to Play Melbourne Before Edinburgh FringeTHE WORST LITTLE WAREHOUSE IN LONDON to Play Melbourne Before Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

After a successful workshop Above The Arts Theatre in London's West End, producer Joe C Brown in association with The MC Showroom will present a Melbourne run of the comedy cabaret The Worst Little Warehouse In London. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals For The World Premiere Of Charise Greene's CANNIBAL GALAXY: A LOVE STORYPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsals For The World Premiere Of Charise Greene's CANNIBAL GALAXY: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Between Two Boroughs gave Broadway World an exclusive sneak peek inside rehearsals for their upcoming World Premiere of Charise Greene's Cannibal Galaxy: a love story, directed by Jenn Haltman which will run at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street between Washington and Greenwich Street), June 8-17. The cast features Jason C. Brown* (Much Ado About Nothing with Classics in Color; The Misanthrope with NYTW), Robin Galloway* (The Master Builder with Wallace Shawn; Sense & Sensibility with Cape Fear), Olivia Oguma* (Luce with LCT3; Emotional Creature with Signature), Dominic F. Russo (Gruff! The Musical with Vital Theatre; "Gotham" on NBC), Becca Schneider (Platonov and A Christmas Carol with Blessed Unrest), and Jo Yang* (Comfort Women at Urban Stages; "The Affair" on Showtime).  (more...)

Tacoma Little Theatre Presents BUILDING THE WALLTacoma Little Theatre Presents BUILDING THE WALL
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Tacoma Little Theatre presents Richard Schenkkan's politically charged, Building the Wall, directed by Randy Clark. This production will take place on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Milagro Announces Season 35: Fantasy, Fairy Tales, and FolkloreMilagro Announces Season 35: Fantasy, Fairy Tales, and Folklore
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Milagro, the Northwest's premier Latino arts and culture organization announces Season 35: Fantasy, Fairy Tales, and Folklore, featuring Milagro's annual Dia de Muertos celebration, three additional world premieres-including a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, a national touring production, and the U.S. premiere of a Spanish-language play from Costa Rica! It is a season of stories of fantastical creatures, great heroes and heroines, mystical monsters, magical beings, and spirits from another world. (more...)

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