Creative Teams For South Coast Repertory's 2019-20 Season Announced Creative Teams For South Coast Repertory's 2019-20 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

Today, South Coast Repertory Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei announced the 13 creative dream teams for the 2019-20 season, the first programmed by Ivers. The roughly 100 individuals are among the theatre industry's finest, most creative and versatile talents. (more...)

BWW Review: TURN ME LOOSE at Arena Stage BWW Review: TURN ME LOOSE at Arena Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 14, 2018

The late great comic genius/activist Dick Gregory was a trailblazer for so many reasons. He told it like it was and didn't care what you thought. (more...)

Review: SWEAT Explores Brutal Realities of Working the Line With Blinders On Review: SWEAT Explores Brutal Realities of Working the Line With Blinders On
by Shari Barrett - Sep 9, 2018

It has often been said that the work-a-day world is made up of blood, sweat and tears. Perhaps that is most true for blue collar workers who find themselves laboring with their hands, especially in factories where those on the line are required to stand for hours on end doing repetitive work with little hope of any real recognition or promotion into management. Such is the case of the characters in Center Theatre Group's production of SWEAT, the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage, now at the Mark Taper Forum through October 7, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Opens at the Mark Taper Forum Photo Flash: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Opens at the Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Center Theatre Group's production of 'Sweat' by Lynn Nottage will opened at the Mark Taper Forum last night. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

John Carlin Joins Cast of Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE John Carlin Joins Cast of Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Arena Stage announces the D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TURN ME LOOSE At Arena Stage VIDEO: Get A First Look At TURN ME LOOSE At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Arena Stage announces the D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital. (more...)

Center Theatre Group's Production Of SWEAT Opens At The Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Center Theatre Group's production of "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage will open at the Mark Taper Forum on Wednesday, September 5 at 8 p.m. Directed by Lisa Peterson, the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play is currently in previews and continues through October 7, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of SWEAT at Mark Taper Forum Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of SWEAT at Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Center Theatre Group presents "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage. The 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play will be presented at the Mark Taper Forum August 29 through October 7, 2018. Directed by Lisa Peterson, the opening of "Sweat" is set for September 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with CTG's SWEAT Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with CTG's SWEAT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Rehearsals have begun for Center Theatre Group's production of "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage. The 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play will be presented at the Mark Taper Forum August 29 through October 7, 2018. Directed by Lisa Peterson, the opening of "Sweat" is set for September 5. (more...)

John Carlin Joins Cast of Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE John Carlin Joins Cast of Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Arena Stage announces the D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital. (more...)

Cast Announced For SWEAT At Mark Taper Forum Cast Announced For SWEAT At Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Center Theatre Group has announced the cast for "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage. The 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play will be presented at the Mark Taper Forum August 29 through October 7, 2018. Directed by Lisa Peterson, the opening of "Sweat" is set for September 5. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Align Backstage at the 2018 Obie Awards! Photo Coverage: The Stars Align Backstage at the 2018 Obie Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - May 22, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards® last night, May 21 at Terminal 5. (more...)

Who Won at the 2018 Obie Awards? Full List! Who Won at the 2018 Obie Awards? Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards® on May 21 at Terminal 5. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Adds Performance of HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX Theatre for a New Audience Adds Performance of HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) has added a performance (February 8 at 9pm) to its critically lauded world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, directed by Evan Yionoulis. The run will conclude, as a scheduled, on February 11. (more...)

Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, Today Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces a free post-performance discussion moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre critic and Negroland: A Memoir author Margo Jefferson in connection with TFANA's world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box. The talk, which begins at 8.30 PM is open to all and features director Charlotte Braithwaite and playwrights Lydia Diamond and Jackie Sibblies Drury, follows the January 20 performance of Kennedy's first new play in a decade, which begins at 7:30 that evening, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217). The discussion will also be streamed live on Theatre for a New Audience's Facebook page. He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box runs January 18-February 11. To reserve a seat to this panel, visit www.tfana.org/heartpanel. (more...)

Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, 1/20 Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces a free post-performance discussion moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre critic and Negroland: A Memoir author Margo Jefferson in connection with TFANA's world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box. The talk, which begins at 8.30 PM is open to all and features director Charlotte Braithwaite and playwrights Lydia Diamond and Jackie Sibblies Drury, follows the January 20 performance of Kennedy's first new play in a decade, which begins at 7:30 that evening, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217). The discussion will also be streamed live on Theatre for a New Audience's Facebook page. He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box runs January 18-February 11. To reserve a seat to this panel, visit www.tfana.org/heartpanel. (more...)

TFANA Announces Cast And Creative Team For Adrienne Kennedy's HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX TFANA Announces Cast And Creative Team For Adrienne Kennedy's HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the cast and creative team for He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, the first new work in a decade from Adrienne Kennedy, whom The New York Times called one of the finest living American playwrights. Set in Georgia and New York City in 1941, He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box is a heartbreaking, nail-biting memory tale of segregation, theatrical yearning, and doomed love. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Among American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees COME FROM AWAY, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Among American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) is pleased to announce that five theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2017 Awards in a luncheon ceremony on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. (more...)

Treat Williams and Stephen Adly Guirgis to Star in AMERICAN BUFFALO Treat Williams and Stephen Adly Guirgis to Star in AMERICAN BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival capstones its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Revival of American Buffalo by David Mamet. American Buffalo, under the direction of John Gould Rubin (Artistic Director of The Private Theater), runs for a limited engagement of 11 performances between August 24 - September 2, 2017. All performances take place at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset. (more...)

BWW Review: Jo Lampert Is Stellar In David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE
by Michael Dale - Mar 19, 2017

Who is she? Where did she come from? These are questions likely to pass through the minds of Off-Broadway's regular attendees while witnessing Jo Lampert's stellar performance as the title character of David Byrne's new musical, JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE. (more...)

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