BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by Ben Rimalower - May 18, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the 1982 broadcast of the Tony-winning musical 'Ain't Misbehavin',' starring Nell Carter, André DeShields, Armelia McQueen, Ken Page, and Charlayne Woodard. 'Ain't Misbehavin'' is a tribute to the black musicians of the 1920s and 30s, and uses the music of Fats Waller to celebrate the creativity of the Harlem Renaissance and the Golden Age of hotspots like the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom. The musical was directed by Richard Maltby Jr., with choreography and musical staging by Arthur Faria. (more...)

Craig Baldwin, Justin Blanchard and More to Star in Red Bull Theater's Online Reading of THE WITCH OF EDMONTON Craig Baldwin, Justin Blanchard and More to Star in Red Bull Theater's Online Reading of THE WITCH OF EDMONTON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special FREE programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19: Thomas Dekker, John Ford & William Rowley's The Witch of Edmonton. (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works Streams Recordings Featuring Alan Alda, Nathan Lane and More L.A. Theatre Works Streams Recordings Featuring Alan Alda, Nathan Lane and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

With venues everywhere dark during this extraordinary time, world-class theater from L.A. Theatre Works is just a click away. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Continues RemarkaBull Podversations with Elizabeth Marvel Red Bull Theater Continues RemarkaBull Podversations with Elizabeth Marvel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Elizabeth Marvel. (more...)

BWW Interview: Wilma Bonet of DON'T EAT THE MANGOS at Magic Theatre Loves Doing Theater That Makes the Audience Think BWW Interview: Wilma Bonet of DON'T EAT THE MANGOS at Magic Theatre Loves Doing Theater That Makes the Audience Think
by Jim Munson - Feb 26, 2020

Bay Area acting luminary Wilma Bonet is currently starring in the Magic Theatre's world premiere of a?oeDon't Eat the Mangos,a?? Ricardo Pérez González' wickedly funny drama about a Puerto Rican family confronting its own legacy. Bonet has had a remarkably long and varied theater career, including six years with the San Francisco Mime Troupe and stints with most of the top-tier Bay Area theater companies. BroadwayWorld spoke with her just a week before performances of a?oeMangosa?? were set to begin. In conversation, Bonet is plainspoken and quick to laugh, with an enduring passion for political theater underlying her responses. (more...)

Sundance Institute Has Announced Seven Fellows for Sundance Institute Artist Residency at Ucross Sundance Institute Has Announced Seven Fellows for Sundance Institute Artist Residency at Ucross
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

Sundance Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides and preserves the space for independent artists in film, theatre, and media to create and thrive, and Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, and have announced seven fellows participating in the 21st annual Sundance Institute Artist Residency at Ucross in Wyoming, currently taking place February 3-21, 2020. This year, the retreat was renamed (formerly the Sundance Institute Playwrights & Composers Retreat) to reflect its cross-disciplinary structure. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Honor André De Shields, Kate Burton and More With Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater Red Bull Theater to Honor André De Shields, Kate Burton and More With Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

Jesse Berger - Red Bull Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson - Red Bull Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater have announced that the Twelfth Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Monday March 30th will celebrate the company's 17th Season and honor Kate Burton, André De Shields, and Theatre Development Fund with the 2020 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its upcoming Off-Broadway production of The Alchemist. (more...)

BWW Dance: Honoring André De Shields for Black History Month BWW Dance: Honoring André De Shields for Black History Month
by Juan Michael Porter II - Feb 3, 2020

I am pleased to kick off BroadwayWorld Dance's 2020 Black History Month Celebration by honouring the incredible Emmy, Grammy, Tony, & Drama Desk award-winning, multi-hyphenate creative André De Shields! (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside The York Theatre Company's  2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honoring André De Shields Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside The York Theatre Company's 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honoring André De Shields
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, recently honored Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown) with the 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre and producer Riki Kane Larimer (Cagney) with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award on Monday evening, November 11, 2019 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

The York Theatre Company Offers Show Only Tickets For The 28th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala The York Theatre Company Offers Show Only Tickets For The 28th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced show only tickets are now available for the 28th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala honoring 2019 Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown) with the 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre and producer Riki Kane Larimer (Cagney) with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award on Monday evening, November 11, 2019 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Quick Silver Theater Company Announces 2019 Citizen One Reading Series Quick Silver Theater Company Announces 2019 Citizen One Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Quick Silver Theater Company (QSTC) will present a staged reading of Lisa Strum's She Gon' Learn. (more...)

The York Theatre Company Announces Lineup For Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honoring Andre De Shields The York Theatre Company Announces Lineup For Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honoring Andre De Shields
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

The York Theatre Company has announced the roster of performers at the 28th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala who will honor 2019 Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown) with the 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre and producer Riki Kane Larimer (Cagney) with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award on Monday evening, November 11, 2019 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Dramatists Guild Of America Podcast Now Available Dramatists Guild Of America Podcast Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

The Dramatists Guild of America is proud to present the launch of a new podcast, TALKBACK, now available on all your favorite podcast platforms. (more...)

Al Pacino Joins Geoffrey Rush & More in Shakespeare Center Benefit Al Pacino Joins Geoffrey Rush & More in Shakespeare Center Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Legendary actor Al Pacino joins fellow Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush for Simply Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice, a one-night only staged benefit reading to support The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles. (more...)

Dramatists Guild Of America Launches New Podcast TALKBACK Dramatists Guild Of America Launches New Podcast TALKBACK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced the launch of a new podcast, TALKBACK, available on all your favorite podcast platforms beginning October 21st. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces Venue And Date Changes For Two Spring 2020 Productions Goodman Theatre Announces Venue And Date Changes For Two Spring 2020 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Artistic Director Robert Falls announces an update to Goodman Theatre's 2019/2020 Season. The Chicago premiere of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play by Jocelyn Bioh, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, originally scheduled for the Owen Theatre, will move into the 856-seat Albert Theatre; the Falls-directed major revival of Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel, originally scheduled for the Albert Theatre, will move into the 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre. (more...)

Casting Announced For Goodman Theatre's Free New Stages Festival Casting Announced For Goodman Theatre's Free New Stages Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Casting is complete for the two a?oedevelopmental productionsa?? featured in Goodman Theatre's 16th annual New Stages Festivala?"a free celebration of new works by some of the country's finest established and emerging playwrights. (more...)

Seven New Plays Slated To Appear In 16th Annual New Stages Festival At Goodman Theatre Seven New Plays Slated To Appear In 16th Annual New Stages Festival At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

This fall, Goodman Theatre presents its New Stages Festivala?"a free annual celebration and discovery of new plays by some of the country's finest established and emerging playwrights, now in its 16th year. Audiences experience a first look at seven new worksa?"including two fully staged developmental productions (performed in repertory) Incendiary by Dave Harris and In the Sick Bay of the Santa Maria by Rajiv Joseph. (more...)

BWW Interview: 10 Questions with Carrie Compere of Disney's NEWSIES at The Lexington Theatre Company BWW Interview: 10 Questions with Carrie Compere of Disney's NEWSIES at The Lexington Theatre Company
by Taylor Clemons - Aug 1, 2019

Broadway powerhouse Carrie Compere will appear as Medda Larkin at The Lexington Theatre Company in Disney's Newsies. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors 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. (more...)

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