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Broadway: Wit (MTC). Off-Broadway: Teenage Dick, Measure for Measure (Public Theater); Significant Other, Little Children Dream of God (Roundabout Theatre); Luck of the Irish (Lincoln Center3); Richard III (Epic Theatre). Regional: In the Red and Brown Water (Alliance Theatre), Ceremonies in Dark ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Wit (MTC). Off-Broadway: Teenage Dick, Measure for Measure (Public Theater); Significant Other, Little Children Dream of God (Roundabout Theatre); Luck of the Irish (Lincoln Center3); Richard III (Epic Theatre). Regional: In the Red and Brown Water (Alliance Theatre), Ceremonies in Dark ... (read more)
H. Michael Croner Will Star in Fox Comedy Pilot PATTY'S AUTOH. Michael Croner Will Star in Fox Comedy Pilot PATTY'S AUTO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Variety reports that H. Michael Croner has joined Fox's multi-cam comedy pilot “Patty's Auto.' (more...)

Playwright Lynn Nottage and Actor Jessica Frances Dukes Discuss their New Play BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARKPlaywright Lynn Nottage and Actor Jessica Frances Dukes Discuss their New Play BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Two time Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage, best known for Ruined and Tony-winning play Sweat, and actor Jessica Frances Dukes, who stars in Nottage's By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, joined AM to DM by BuzzFeed News this morning. The duo discussed their new play "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark," how things have and haven't changed for black actors since the early days of Hollywood, their inspiration for the story and character and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Kamilah Forbes, recently celebrated opening night on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

BWW Review: Lynn Nottage's Show-Biz Social Satire BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Gets a Terrific RevivalBWW Review: Lynn Nottage's Show-Biz Social Satire BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Gets a Terrific Revival
by Michael Dale - Feb 20, 2019

It was only eight years ago when two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage's terrific show-biz social satire, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark was first seen Off-Broadway, but director Kamilah Forbes' crackling good new mounting for Signature Theatre is a welcome return. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARKPhoto Flash: First Look at BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

By The Way, Meet Vera Stark began performance on January 29 and opens on Tuesday, February 19 on the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center. The production is a limited engagement through March 10, 2019. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Signature's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Will Extend Through March 10Signature's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Will Extend Through March 10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Kamilah Forbes, has been extended one week to now play through March 10, 2019. The production began performances on January 29 with a February 19 opening night on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9thand 10th Avenues). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Signature's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Signature's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

Signature Theatre presents By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner andResidency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Kamilah Forbes. (more...)

Jenni Barber & Jessica Frances Dukes Lead Signature's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARKJenni Barber & Jessica Frances Dukes Lead Signature's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The cast and creative team have been announced for the Signature Theatre production of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Kamilah Forbes. (more...)

Latest Theatre Uncorked Chats THIS LAND WAS MADELatest Theatre Uncorked Chats THIS LAND WAS MADE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce casting for Vineyard Theatre's Developmental Lab production of Tori Sampson's THIS LAND WAS MADE, directed by Whitney White. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Announces THIS LAND WAS MADE by Tori SampsonVineyard Theatre Announces THIS LAND WAS MADE by Tori Sampson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce casting for Vineyard Theatre's Developmental Lab production of Tori Sampson's THIS LAND WAS MADE, directed by Whitney White. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Take a Look Back on 2017's Top Curtain Call Moments!Photo Coverage: Take a Look Back on 2017's Top Curtain Call Moments!
by Walter McBride - Dec 30, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, BroadwayWorld takes you back through this year's top curtain call moments. From the opening nights of every new show this year, to the anniversary performance of The Lion King which featured a performance by Elton John, check out photos of these curtain call moments to remember! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - May 23, 2017

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street) honoring Matthew C. Blank, Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc. This year's Gala was hosted by Emmy and Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin and featured performances by many of the most acclaimed musicals on Broadway including Bandstand; A Bronx Tale; Come From Away; Dear Evan Hansen; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; Sunset Boulevard; and a sneak peek of Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming production of Prince of Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 19, 2017

Just yesterday, the New York Drama Critics' Circle gathered to honor their 2017 award winners at Feinstein's/54 Below- Best Play: Oslo and Best Musical: The Band's Visit. The award for best play carries a cash prize of $2,500. The prize is made possible by a grant from the Lucille Lortel Foundation. (more...)

The Segal Center Presents CLASSIX Opening Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Join Classix as they expand their collective knowledge of the classical canon with an exceptional group directors and actors for this unique series-curated by Awoye Timpo as "an exhibition of rarely seen Black classic plays,' in collaboration with The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center. (more...)

Segal Center's CLASSIX Reading Series to Celebrate Black Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, CUNY, will present readings of rarely seen plays by Black playwrights on Monday, May 22 and Tuesday, May 23. The readings are free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. (more...)

JITNEY Fever: How One Play Secured August Wilson's Legacy While Redefining Race and Success on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 9, 2017

This season welcomed the very first Broadway production of the August Wilson drama, Jitney. Based on the real-life cab services of the 1970's which would service clients of color when regular taxi cabs would not, the story examines the relationships of the community in and around a jitney station in Pittsburgh's Hill District. Being the last play of Wilson's American Century Cycle to reach the Main Stem, the production adds the final jewel to the crown of August Wilson's sterling Broadway legacy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for PRESENT LAUGHTER!
by Walter McBride - Apr 6, 2017

Present Laughter, starring Academy Award® and two-time Tony Award® winner Kevin Kline in his triumphant return to Broadway, plays at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Directed by Tony Award® nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Present Laughter will play through Sunday, July 2nd. BroadwayWorld was there at opening night and we're taking you to the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 4, 2017

Just last night, Theatre Forward and Chairman James S. Turley led a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the work of Theatre Forward, which is dedicated to advancing American theatres and its communities through its Educating Through Theatre and Advancing Strong Theatre initiatives. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 2nd, 2017 - SIGNIFICANT OTHER Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 2, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Joshua Harmon's SIGNIFICANT OTHER opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

Photo Coverage: JITNEY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

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