Date of Death: December 22, 1996
WP Theater Announces World Premiere of WHERE WE STAND Photo WP Theater Announces World Premiere of WHERE WE STAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

WP Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced that the world premiere of playwright and performer Donnetta Lavinia Grays' Where We Stand, co-presented by WP Theater and Baltimore Center Stage, will star Grays [Men on Boats, In The Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)], who will alternate select performances with David Ryan Smith (One Man, Two Guvnors; Passing Strange) beginning February 15. Directed by Tamilla Woodard (Hadestown Broadway associate director), previews begin Off-Broadway on Friday, January 31 at WP Theater with an opening night of February 11, 2020. The limited engagement at WP Theater will run through March 1, 2020 before playing Baltimore Center Stage April 2-26.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Announces Cast and Creative for FELIX STARRO Photo Ma-Yi Theater Company Announces Cast and Creative for FELIX STARRO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Since its founding in 1989, Ma-Yi Theater Company has distinguished itself as one of the country's leading incubators of new work shaping the national discourse about what it means to be Asian American today.

Actors' Equity Foundation Awards St. Clair Bayfield Award to Mia Katigbak Photo Actors' Equity Foundation Awards St. Clair Bayfield Award to Mia Katigbak
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Mia Katigbak has received the annual St. Clair Bayfield Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation for her performance as The Duke of Gloucester in NAATCO's production of Henry VI. The announcement was made by Judy Rice, President of the Foundation, and Joan Glazer, Managing Director.

Ford Theatres Presents THE SECRET CITY Photo Ford Theatres Presents THE SECRET CITY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Ford Theatres presents The Secret City, the Obie Award-winning arts organization that presents community celebrations of everyday creative life, on Sunday, October 14 at 12:00pm.

The Secret City Comes to The Ford Theatres, 10/14 Photo The Secret City Comes to The Ford Theatres, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The Ford Theatres presents The Secret City, the Obie Award-winning arts organization that presents community celebrations of everyday creative life, on Sunday, October 14 at 12:00pm.

Ford Theatres Presents THE SECRET CITY Photo Ford Theatres Presents THE SECRET CITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The Ford Theatres presents The Secret City, the Obie Award-winning arts organization that presents community celebrations of everyday creative life, on Sunday, October 12 at 12:00pm.

Christy Escobar Joins INTAR Theatre's Acclaimed Premiere Of SCISSORING Photo Christy Escobar Joins INTAR Theatre's Acclaimed Premiere Of SCISSORING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

INTAR (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director/John McCormack, Executive Director) announced that Christy Escobar joins Ryan Vincent Anderson (We Live Here - EST); Kim Brockington ("Guiding Light," School of Rock, upcoming: lead in "Asunder," USA Network); Vanessa Butler (2017 Connecticut Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Actress in a Play for Queens for a Year, Hartford Stage); Marie Louise Guinier (ABC's "What Would You Do?," Most Dangerous Man in America - NFT); Ashley Marie Ortiz (INTAR Unit 52); and Elise Santora (Reba in "Orange Is The New Black," Broadway: In The Heights, The Capeman) in the World Premiere of Scissoring.

Previews Begin This Week for LOG CABIN At Playwrights Horizons Photo Previews Begin This Week for LOG CABIN At Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Previews begin this Friday, June 1 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) world premiere production of LOG CABIN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Jordan Harrison (Marjorie Prime, Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at Playwrights; "Orange Is the New Black").  Directed by Tony Award and Obie Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Clybourne Park, The Qualms at Playwrights; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Parisian Woman), LOG CABIN is the sixth and final production of the theater company's current 2017/2018 Season.  

Photo Flash: Trump Comedy TRANSPARENT FALSEHOOD Premieres Photo Photo Flash: Trump Comedy TRANSPARENT FALSEHOOD Premieres
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

Picture Pending Productions present the World Premiere of TRANSPARENT FALSEHOOD: AN AMERICAN TRAVESTY by Gil Kofman. Directed by Richard Caliban (Obie and Outer Critics Circle award-winning production of Mac Wellman's Crowbar),performances run through May 19 at Theater 511. 

Photo Flash: Trump Comedy TRANSPARENT FALSEHOOD Premieres Photo Photo Flash: Trump Comedy TRANSPARENT FALSEHOOD Premieres
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Picture Pending Productions present the World Premiere of TRANSPARENT FALSEHOOD: AN AMERICAN TRAVESTY by Gil Kofman. Directed by Richard Caliban (Obie and Outer Critics Circle award-winning production of Mac Wellman's Crowbar),performances run through May 19 at Theater 511. 

Mexican Artist Laura Anderson Barbata To Develop New   Performance About 'The Ugliest Photo Mexican Artist Laura Anderson Barbata To Develop New Performance About 'The Ugliest Woman In The World' At Amphibian Stage Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Amphibian Stage Productions is proud to host internationally-renowned artist Laura Anderson Barbata as she develops her one-woman play, The Eye of the Beholder. Performances will be Friday, March 23rd, and Saturday, March 24th at 8:00 pm.

WP Theater Announced as Winner of Bold Theater Women's Leadership Circle Grant; Adds  Photo WP Theater Announced as Winner of Bold Theater Women's Leadership Circle Grant; Adds Tamillla Woodard & Rachel Karpf to Their Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Northern Stage announced today that WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater) is among the five winners of an unprecedented new grant to support women artistic directors in professional theaters across the United States. The BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circle, led by Carol Dunne, Producing Artistic Director of Northern Stage, will provide $1.25 million of support for Northern Stage and four other theaters run by female artistic directors during the 2018-2019 season. Each theater will receive a $250,000 grant. 

Jinah Parker's SHE to Run Off-Broadway Photo Jinah Parker's SHE to Run Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Choreographer, playwright, and dancer Jinah Parker's momentous and timely work SHE will run March 31 - May 19 at the Gym at Judson in Manhattan. This moving work of dance-theater-"a Choreoplay"-opens up all-too-necessary conversations about sexual trauma, systemic racism, women's healing and ownership of their bodies, and the undoing of rape culture.

Max Posner's THE TREASURER Opens Tonight at Playwrights Horizons Photo Max Posner's THE TREASURER Opens Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Playwrights Horizons presents THE TREASURER, the world premiere of a new play by Max Posner (Judy) and directed by three-time Lortel Award winner David Cromer (The Band's Visit, Our Town, Adding Machine). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play will be the second production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season.

Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens Tonight at the Atlantic Photo Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens Tonight at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody).

Playwrights Horizons Opens 'LIVE for FIVE' Lottery for First Preview of THE TREASURER Photo Playwrights Horizons Opens 'LIVE for FIVE' Lottery for First Preview of THE TREASURER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Friday, August 25, for the LIVE for FIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the world premiere of The Treasurer, a new play by Max Posner (Judy) and directed by three-time Lortel Award winner David Cromer (The Band's Visit, Our Town, Adding Machine).

ASSHOLE by Justin Kuritzkes Comes to JACK Photo ASSHOLE by Justin Kuritzkes Comes to JACK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Asshole is a bracing new play by Justin Kuritzkes about a doctor who works for the government and is obsessed with the smell of his own asshole. He has a patient whom he can't seem to get out of his mind. In fact, he finds her continued presence to be a little...disturbing. Directed and designed by Knud Adams, this world premiere features Polly Lee and Ikechukwu Ufomadu. 

Blair Brown, Tedra Millan and More to Lead Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD at the Atlantic; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody).

Deanna Dunagan, Peter Friedman and More to Star in THE TREASURER at Playwrights Horizons; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE TREASURER, the world premiere of a new play by Max Posner (Judy) and directed by three-time Lortel Award winner David Cromer (The Band's Visit, Our Town, Adding Machine). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play will be the second production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season.  

Photo Flash: First Look at Theater Breaking Through Barriers' THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Theater Breaking Through Barriers celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Ridiculous Theatrical Company with the first Off-Broadway revival of THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE by Charles Ludlam. It is directed by Everett Quinton, who co-starred in the 1986 premiere and was the Artistic Director of The Ridiculous from 1987-1997. Performances run through July 1 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

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