The Kennedy Center Announces 50th KCACTF National FestivalThe Kennedy Center Announces 50th KCACTF National Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts more than 120 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the 50th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which runs April 16-20, 2019 in multiple locations throughout the Center. The Center also announced the national awardees for the KCACTF. Selected awardees and representatives will be brought to Washington, D.C. for an expense-paid trip to participate in the National Festival. These student artists from across the United States have been recognized for their outstanding work from the eight regional festivals that were held January 8 through February 28, 2019. (more...)

VG And CLATA Announce Fall Culture Clash Production Of AN AMERICAN ODYSSEYVG And CLATA Announce Fall Culture Clash Production Of AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater and Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) for Destinos: the 2nd International Latino Theater Festival present Culture Clash: American Odyssey. American Odyssey runs October 4 - 7, 2018 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

CHIRLA's Immi Art at BORDERTOWN NOWCHIRLA's Immi Art at BORDERTOWN NOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California announced today that CHIRLA will present the continuation of their "Immigration Art Night - A Celebration of Our Immigrant Heritage," (which begins Thursday June 21 at CHIRLA) on Friday, June 22 to kick off the final weekend of Bordertown Now performances.  The same evening, a post-performance talk will be held with multidisciplinary artists Xicanx Sun Cha and Gabriella Sanchez to discuss art as space and catalyst of identity exploration and experimentation curated by House of Arts and Ideas. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Long Wharf TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, proudly brings the international hit show Menopause The Musical® to Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive) in New Haven, Conn., for a limited engagement Friday, June 15 through Sunday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office, www.longwharf.org, or by calling (203) 787-4282. Greater discounts for groups of 10+ available by calling (203) 772-8202. (more...)

Cast Announced For Long Wharf Theatre's Performance Of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICALCast Announced For Long Wharf Theatre's Performance Of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, proudly brings the international hit show Menopause The Musical to Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive) in New Haven, Conn., for a limited engagement Friday, June 15 through Sunday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office, www.longwharf.org, or by calling (203) 787-4282. Greater discounts for groups of 10+ available by calling (203) 772-8202. (more...)

Culture Clash BORDERTOWN NOW Opens June 3 at Pasadena PlayhouseCulture Clash BORDERTOWN NOW Opens June 3 at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California is presenting Culture Clash, revisiting their hit Bordertown twenty years later, with Bordertown Now from Wednesday May 30 to Sunday June 24 at Pasadena Playhouse. (more...)

VIDEO: THE BLUEST EYE at Arden Theatre CompanyVIDEO: THE BLUEST EYE at Arden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Arden Theatre Company presents THE BLUEST EYE! Adapted from the novel of the same name by Toni Morrison, THE BLUEST EYE opened on March 1st, and has recently been extended through April 8th! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE BLUEST EYE at Arden Theatre CompanyReview Roundup: THE BLUEST EYE at Arden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The reviews are in for THE BLUEST EYE at Arden Theatre Company! Adapted from the novel of the same name by Toni Morrison, THE BLUEST EYE opened on March 1st, and will run through April 1st. (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre presents the World Premiere Of BEACHTOWNSan Diego Repertory Theatre presents the World Premiere Of BEACHTOWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

San Diego Repertory Theatre announces the world premiere of Beachtown, the sixth production of its 42nd season.  Beachtown, based on Beertown by dog & pony dc, is the most immersive, interactive production in the history of San Diego Rep.  Written by the Rep's playwright-in-residence, Herbert Siguenza, with the play's associate director, Rachel Grossman, who is also the co-founder of dog & pony dc.  Siguenza, a founding member of Culture Clash, is also known for writing and performing in A Weekend with Pablo Picasso and Manifest Destinitis. (more...)

Toni Morrison's THE BLUEST EYE Comes to The ArdenToni Morrison's THE BLUEST EYE Comes to The Arden
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Arden Theatre Company continues its 30th Anniversary Season with Toni Morrison's THE BLUEST EYE from March 1 - April 1, 2018, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Honorary Producers are Jeanne B. Fisher and Robert Lang and Hether and Donald Smith. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents OFFICE HOUR by Julia ChoBerkeley Rep Presents OFFICE HOUR by Julia Cho
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to present Office Hour by playwright Julia Cho and directed by Berkeley Rep's associate director, Lisa Peterson. A co-production with Long Wharf Theatre, Office Hour begins previews on Thursday, February 22 and runs through Sunday, March 25. Individual tickets start at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. (more...)

Greenway Arts Alliance & Urban Theatre Movement present YERMA IN THE DESERTGreenway Arts Alliance & Urban Theatre Movement present YERMA IN THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors) and Urban Theatre Movement (Paul Tully, Artistic Director and Gisla Stringer, Company Manager) present the world premiere of YERMA IN THE DESERT by Oliver Mayer (Off-Broadway's Blade to the Heat at The Public Theater) and co-directed by Marlene Forte and Edgar Landa. Urban Theatre Movement is the first Los Angeles theatre company recipient of Greenway Arts Alliance's Greenway Residency Program, created in celebration of GAA's 20th Anniversary Celebration. YERMA IN THE DESERT will open to the press at Greenway Court Theatre (544 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles) on Friday, November 17 and play through December 16, 2017. (more...)

Greenway Arts Alliance & Urban Theatre Movement present YERMA IN THE DESERTGreenway Arts Alliance & Urban Theatre Movement present YERMA IN THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors) and Urban Theatre Movement (Paul Tully, Artistic Director and Gisla Stringer, Company Manager) present the world premiere of YERMA IN THE DESERT by Oliver Mayer (Off-Broadway's Blade to the Heat at The Public Theater) and co-directed by Marlene Forte and Edgar Landa. Urban Theatre Movement is the first Los Angeles theatre company recipient of Greenway Arts Alliance's Greenway Residency Program, created in celebration of GAA's 20th Anniversary Celebration. YERMA IN THE DESERT will open to the press at Greenway Court Theatre (544 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles) today, November 17 and play through December 16, 2017. (more...)

Greenway Arts Alliance & Urban Theatre Movement present YERMA IN THE DESERTGreenway Arts Alliance & Urban Theatre Movement present YERMA IN THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors) and Urban Theatre Movement (Paul Tully, Artistic Director and Gisla Stringer, Company Manager) present the world premiere of YERMA IN THE DESERT by Oliver Mayer (Off-Broadway's Blade to the Heat at The Public Theater) and co-directed by Marlene Forte and Edgar Landa. Urban Theatre Movement is the first Los Angeles theatre company recipient of Greenway Arts Alliance's Greenway Residency Program, created in celebration of GAA's 20th Anniversary Celebration. YERMA IN THE DESERT will open to the press at Greenway Court Theatre (544 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles) on Friday, November 17 and play through December 16, 2017. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents Hellman's WATCH ON THE RHINEBerkeley Rep Presents Hellman's WATCH ON THE RHINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents Watch on the Rhine, Lillian Hellman's 1940s political thriller about loyalty, family, and sacrifice. The play, directed by Berkeley Rep's associate director Lisa Peterson, begins previews on Thursday, November 30, 2017 and runs through Sunday, January 14, 2018. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Monday, December 4. (more...)

New Works by Jon Robin Baitz, Bill Cain, Sandra Tsing Loh and More Set for 20th Anniversary Ojai Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), one of the most acclaimed new play developmental programs in the country, announces its celebratory 20th Anniversary season with an extraordinary program of playwrights, new play workshop presentations and special performance events from August 6 through 13, 2017 in Ojai, California. (more...)

Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT and More Slated for 2017-18 at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2017-2018 season at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

A Young Love and the Great War Collide Within a Dream in Stephen Massicotte's Play MARY'S WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Mary's Wedding, Stephen Massicotte's dream-centered love story set during World War One, opens in The Armory's Ellyn Bye Studio on April 21, with preview performances beginning April 15 and regular performances running through May 28. Brandon Woolley will direct this tender story, starring Lexi Lapp and Alex J. Gould in their company debuts. Lapp will play Mary, the English dreamer we meet on the eve of her wedding day, and "Flowers," a commanding officer in WWI. Gould will play Charlie, the Canadian farm boy turned soldier. (more...)

MARY'S WEDDING Opens at The Armory 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Mary's Wedding, Stephen Massicotte's dream-centered love story set during World War One, opens in The Armory's Ellyn Bye Studio on April 21, with preview performances beginning April 15 and regular performances running through May 28. Brandon Woolley will direct this tender story, starring Lexi Lapp and Alex J. Gould in their company debuts. Lapp will play Mary, the English dreamer we meet on the eve of her wedding day, and 'Flowers,' a commanding officer in WWI. Gould will play Charlie, the Canadian farm boy turned soldier. (more...)

Mary Hart and Harry Friedman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Daytime Emmys
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today proudly announced that two legendary Hollywood icons, Mary Hart, former host of “Entertainment Tonight,” and Harry Friedman, producer of two of the most successful game shows in television history, “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune,” will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards this year.  Friedman will receive his at the 44th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards on Friday, April 28th, 2017.  Hart will be honored on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at the 44th Daytime Emmy® Awards.  Both presentations will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California. (more...)

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