BWW Interview: NBC RISE's Damon J. Gillespie On His Role In 
The New Musical CYRANO at Goodspeed's Norma Terris TheatreBWW Interview: NBC RISE's Damon J. Gillespie On His Role In The New Musical CYRANO at Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Aug 13, 2018

It is an instantly recognizable story. Skilled writer and romantic Cyrano de Bergerac crafts beautiful prose but can't let himself be loved due to insecurities about his looks. This classic story is being brought to life in a new and exciting way at the Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre with music by members of the Grammy Award-winning band, The National, and a stellar cast and creative team. Playing the character of Le Bret is Damon J. Gillespie who is just off a starring role on the TV show Rise. I had the pleasure of speaking with Damon and learning about his experience with this new twist on a classic tale. (more...)

CYRANO, Starring Peter Dinklage, Begins Run at Goodspeed MusicalsCYRANO, Starring Peter Dinklage, Begins Run at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Casting of Goodspeed Musicals' Cyrano is complete. Film and TV actor Blake Jenner will play Christian. He joins previously announced Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, who will play Cyrano alongside film actress Haley Bennett as Roxanne in this bold new musical. (more...)

Goodspeed Adds 8 Performances Of CYRANO Due to Popular DemandGoodspeed Adds 8 Performances Of CYRANO Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Led by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage as Cyrano alongside film actress Haley Bennett as Roxanne and film and TV actor Blake Jenner as Christian, the cast of this bold new musical includes Tom Riis Farrell, Damon J. Gillespie, Patrick Kerr, Laith Nakli, Gayle Samuels, Claire Saunders and Charlie Thurston. (more...)

CYRANO Starring Peter Dinklage Finds Full Cast; Blake Jenner and MoreCYRANO Starring Peter Dinklage Finds Full Cast; Blake Jenner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Casting of Goodspeed Musicals' Cyrano is complete. Film and TV actor Blake Jenner will play Christian. He joins previously announced Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, who will play Cyrano alongside film actress Haley Bennett as Roxanne in this bold new musical. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces 2018-19 Season Casting And NEW Company MemberTrinity Rep Announces 2018-19 Season Casting And NEW Company Member
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company announces the casting for its 2018-19 season as well as the addition of Daniel Duque-Estrada, the latest member to its resident acting company.  Leading the announcement of this season's cast is The Arthur P. Solomon and Sally E. Lapides Artistic Director, Curt Columbus. "What makes Trinity Rep truly great and truly unique is our resident acting company.  These are some of the best theater artists working on stage today, and we are so fortunate that they are living and working here in Rhode Island.  Each of them brings a fresh perspective to these classic works, and I can't wait for audiences to see them." (more...)

BWW Review: Trinity Rep's Season Closes with Resounding RAGTIMEBWW Review: Trinity Rep's Season Closes with Resounding RAGTIME
by Veronica Bruscini - May 1, 2018

Trinity Repertory Company (TRC) punctuates the conclusion of its 2017-18 performance calendar with a definite exclamation mark. RAGTIME, now playing at TRC's upstairs Chace Theatre, is a season's best production both for the company and for the arts community statewide. (more...)

Photo Flash: Trinity Rep Closes Out Season with RAGTIMEPhoto Flash: Trinity Rep Closes Out Season with RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Trinity Rep closes out its 2017-18 Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, which was written by Terrence McNally (book), Stephen Flaherty (music), and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics). Under the direction of Artistic Director Curt Columbus, Trinity Rep's production examines how the musical, which is set in 1906, reflects the country's current political and social climate. Based on the celebrated 1975 novel of the same name by E.L. Doctorow, the musical tackles race, women's rights, immigration, and workers' rights. Ragtime runs April 26 - May 27 in Trinity Rep's Elizabeth and Malcom Chace Theater, with press opening on Monday, April 30 at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $25. More information can be found at www.trinityrep.com/ragtime. (more...)

Trinity Rep Closes Out Season with RAGTIMETrinity Rep Closes Out Season with RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Trinity Rep closes out its 2017-18 Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, which was written by Terrence McNally (book), Stephen Flaherty (music), and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics). Under the direction of Artistic Director Curt Columbus, Trinity Rep's production examines how the musical, which is set in 1906, reflects the country's current political and social climate. Based on the celebrated 1975 novel of the same name by E.L. Doctorow, the musical tackles race, women's rights, immigration, and workers' rights. (more...)

BWW Review: OTHELLO at Trinity RepBWW Review: OTHELLO at Trinity Rep
by Barb Burke - Feb 22, 2018

Trinity Rep's Othello is macho, engaging and spirited (more...)

Photo Flash: Trinity Rep Presents Shakespearean Tragedy OTHELLOPhoto Flash: Trinity Rep Presents Shakespearean Tragedy OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Trinity Repertory Company presents Othello directed by Whitney White.  Performances run February 15 - March 18, 2018. Tickets are on sale by phone at (401) 351-4242, online at www.TrinityRep.com, or in person at the theater's box office at 201 Washington Street, Providence. (more...)

Trinity Repertory Company's OTHELLO Begins February 15Trinity Repertory Company's OTHELLO Begins February 15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Trinity Repertory Company will open William Shakespeare's Othello in February. This production continues Trinity Rep's long tradition of generating productions of Shakespearean plays that are relevant and accessible to adult and student audiences throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Under the direction of Brown/Trinity Rep MFA alumna Whitney White '15, the powerful play will explore military themes, as well as the friendships and relationships that form the basis for the legendary story of betrayal and jealousy. The play runs approximately two hours and 20 minutes with one 15 minute intermission. Othello runs February 15 through March 18, with press opening on Monday, February 19 at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $25. More information can be found at www.trinityrep.com/othello. (more...)

Trinity Rep Hosts 2017 Project Discovery Gala TodayTrinity Rep Hosts 2017 Project Discovery Gala Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Trinity Repertory Company announces its 2017 Project Discovery Gala Flights of Fancy, which celebrates and supports education programs at Trinity Rep. The event will be held in Warwick's Textron Airplane Hangar and will feature cocktails, light dinner, fun and laughter, plus a live auction and a Shakespeare cabaret performed by Trinity Rep resident actors. Flights of Fancy is co-chaired by Alison & Larry Eichler and Suzanne & Ira Magaziner. The event committee includes Richard Beretta, Martha Douglas-Osmundson, Rebecca Gibel & Charlie Thurston, Laura Harris, Sally Herreid, Heidi Keller Moon, Kibbe & Tom Reilly, and Barbara & Larry Schoenfeld. (more...)

Trinity Rep Hosts 2017 Project Discovery Gala 11/15Trinity Rep Hosts 2017 Project Discovery Gala 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Trinity Repertory Company announces its 2017 Project Discovery Gala Flights of Fancy, which celebrates and supports education programs at Trinity Rep. The event will be held in Warwick's Textron Airplane Hangar and will feature cocktails, light dinner, fun and laughter, plus a live auction and a Shakespeare cabaret performed by Trinity Rep resident actors. Flights of Fancy is co-chaired by Alison & Larry Eichler and Suzanne & Ira Magaziner. The event committee includes Richard Beretta, Martha Douglas-Osmundson, Rebecca Gibel & Charlie Thurston, Laura Harris, Sally Herreid, Heidi Keller Moon, Kibbe & Tom Reilly, and Barbara & Larry Schoenfeld. (more...)

BWW Review: Cleveland Play House opens 2017-2018 with entertaining “Shakespeare in Love”BWW Review: Cleveland Play House opens 2017-2018 with entertaining “Shakespeare in Love”
by Roy Berko - Sep 18, 2017

Cleveland Play House opens 2017-2018 with entertaining Shakespeare in Love (more...)

Secret Trysts, Swordfights and Drama Coming to Cleveland Play House in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVESecret Trysts, Swordfights and Drama Coming to Cleveland Play House in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

"I will have poetry in my life.  And adventure.  And love. Love above all." The Cleveland Play House produces the Academy Award-winning romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love, complete with swordfights, secret trysts, and backstage drama. (more...)

Secret Trysts, Swordfights and Drama Coming to Cleveland Play House in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVESecret Trysts, Swordfights and Drama Coming to Cleveland Play House in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

"I will have poetry in my life.  And adventure.  And love. Love above all." The Cleveland Play House produces the Academy Award-winning romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love, complete with swordfights, secret trysts, and backstage drama. (more...)

BWW Review: FAITHFUL CHEATERS at Trinity Repertory Company
by Larry O'Brien - Apr 27, 2017

FAITHFUL CHEATERS is a zany, fast-paced, did I say zany already,well-acted farce. Zany. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laughter-Inducing FAITHFUL CHEATERS Takes the Stage at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Trinity Repertory Company presents Faithful Cheaters, directed by Melia Bensussen, and featuring Boston's Karen MacDonald in her Trinity Rep debut opposite acting company member Anne Scurria. (more...)

Trinity Rep presents the Uproarious Comedy FAITHFUL CHEATERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Trinity Rep continues its 53rd season with the world premiere comedy, Faithful Cheaters by Deborah Salem Smith,directed by Melia Bensussen. Faithful Cheaters runs April 20 - May 21, 2017. Tickets are on sale now by phone at (401) 351-4242, online at www.trinityrep.com, or in person at the theater's box office at 201 Washington Street, Providence. (more...)

LOCAL Theater Company to Welcome Three Playwrights for 2016 LOCAL Lab New Play Fest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

LOCAL Theater Company, under the artistic leadership of Pesha Rudnick, will welcome three playwrights from across the country to Boulder for the 2016 LOCAL Lab New Play Fest. The festival of new plays and master classes will be held at eTown Hall Friday-Sunday, March 11-13, 2017. (more...)

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