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BWW Interview: Broadway's Bonnie Milligan & Bill Fennelly Talk About SONGS FOR A NEW  Photo BWW Interview: Broadway's Bonnie Milligan & Bill Fennelly Talk About SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Flint Repertory Theatre!
by Katie Laban - Jul 22, 2021

Flint Repertory Theatre is presenting Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown starring Broadway’s Bonnie Milligan, Emily Padgett, Cory Shorter, and Josh Young. The outdoor concert is taking place July 23rd and July 24th. BWW Detroit had a chance to speak with Director Bill Fennelly and Milligan about it and the importance of live theatre.

Photos: Sally Wilfert HOW DID I GET HERE? at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Photos: Sally Wilfert HOW DID I GET HERE? at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 21, 2021

Sally Wilfert returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below with her brand-new show, How Did I End Up Here? She and music director Joseph Thalken take you on a musical journey from innocent Ohio farm girl to acclaimed Broadway songstress. 

Steven Woolf, Former Artistic Director Of The Repertory Theatre Of St. Louis, Dies at Photo Steven Woolf, Former Artistic Director Of The Repertory Theatre Of St. Louis, Dies at Age 75
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

Among the shows he directed there were “Oslo,” “Admissions,” “The Humans,” 'Heisenberg,” “Constellations,” “The Winslow Boy,” “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” “Red,” “The Diary of Anne Frank,” “Frost/Nixon,” “The History Boys,” “The Pillowman,” “Humble Boy,” “Pirandello's Henry IV,” “The Retreat From Moscow,” “The Crucible,” and more.

Sally Wilfert to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below With HOW DID I END UP HERE? Photo Sally Wilfert to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below With HOW DID I END UP HERE?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Sally Wilfert in “How Did I End Up Here?” on July 18th and 20th at 7PM.  Sally Wilfert (Assassins, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer) returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below with her brand new show, “How Did I End Up Here?”

Cast Announced for 11th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Presented by Red Bull Theater Photo Cast Announced for 11th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for The 2021 Short New Play Festival, their eleventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring a World Premiere from José Rivera, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.

Yale Repertory Theatre Announces Season of Three Plays, January Through June 2022 Photo Yale Repertory Theatre Announces Season of Three Plays, January Through June 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

Yale Repertory Theatre will welcome audiences back to its theaters beginning in January 2022 for a season of three plays! The season will begin with a new production of Today is My Birthday, a critically-acclaimed comedy about loneliness in the age of connectivity, written by Susan Soon He Stanton and directed by Mina Morita.

OPERA America Announces Recipients of Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Cond Photo OPERA America Announces Recipients of Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021

This new initiative allows Professional Company Members to receive up to $10,000 to subsidize as much as 50 percent of the fee of a woman stage director or conductor who is contracted for the first time by the company.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Breaks Ground on New Complex Moe & Jack's Place -- T Photo Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Breaks Ground on New Complex Moe & Jack's Place -- The Rouse Theater
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2021

The new mainstage theatre complex includes the Rouse Theatre and support facilities such as new dressing rooms, rehearsal rooms, green rooms, costume shop and backstage areas. It will expand what can be done on stage with state-of-the Art Theatre technology.

Rehearsals Kick Off For Live Season At Hope Summer Rep Photo Rehearsals Kick Off For Live Season At Hope Summer Rep
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2021

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre begins rehearsals today for their 2021 outdoor season! The company was established at Hope College in 1972 and is entering their 49th Season after canceling their 2020 season due to COVID-19 and gaining approval from Actors' Equity Association to present live performances this summer.

2021-22 McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowship in Playwri Photo 2021-22 McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

The 2021-2022 McKnight National Residency and Commission has been awarded to James Anthony Tyler and the 2021-2022 McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting recipients are JuCoby Johnson and Cristina LuzĂĄrraga.

Farah Alvin's New Show B-SIDE Hits The Green Room 42 On May 28th Photo Farah Alvin's New Show B-SIDE Hits The Green Room 42 On May 28th
by Stephen Mosher - May 20, 2021

The wait is over, New York; Farah Alvin is back at The Green Room 42 to rock the house once more.

Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park Announces Plan For The 2021-22 Season Photo Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park Announces Plan For The 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park today announced the restart of its mainstage season for October 2021. The 2021-22 season will be comprised of eight shows and features world premieres by Keith Josef Adkins, Deborah Zoe Laufer and KJ Sanchez, who brings a spin-off story from her hit Cincinnati King to the Rosenthal Shelterhouse.

Austin Shakespeare Offers Rhythm and Text Class Workshop Led By Gwendolyn Kelso Photo Austin Shakespeare Offers Rhythm and Text Class Workshop Led By Gwendolyn Kelso
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2021

Austin Shakespeare will continue its series of workshops and classes with a Master class with experienced Shakespeare actor, Gwendolyn Kelso in person at noon Saturday, May 20, at a socially-distanced large space, 6100 Berkman Dr. Austin.

LeLand Gantt Stars in RHAPSODY IN BLACK Presented by The Cincinnati Arts Association Photo LeLand Gantt Stars in RHAPSODY IN BLACK Presented by The Cincinnati Arts Association
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

The Cincinnati Arts Association will present LeLand Gantt in his one-man show, Rhapsody in Black, streaming May 4-17, 2021. Written and performed by LeLand and developed at NYC’s Actors Studio by Academy Award-winner Estelle Parsons, the show explores his personal journey to understand and eventually transcend racism in America.

VIDEO: Ellie Fishman, Chanel Karimkhani, Andrew Mayer & More From THE HELLO GIRLS Per Photo VIDEO: Ellie Fishman, Chanel Karimkhani, Andrew Mayer & More From THE HELLO GIRLS Perform in the FIRST COLORS Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

The live-broadcast event, the FIRST COLORS Ceremony, featured a special performance by the Off Broadway cast of THE HELLO GIRLS and took place in Washington, DC on Friday, April 16 at 10:00 a.m. EDT / 7:00 a.m. PDT. 

Abby Marcus Named The New Managing Director For Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park   Photo Abby Marcus Named The New Managing Director For Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 14, 2021

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park announced today the appointment of Abby Marcus as the new Managing Director. Currently, Marcus is managing director of the Orchard Project, a multidisciplinary artist residency program in Saratoga Springs, NY.

THE HELLO GIRLS To Perform In The FIRST COLORS Ceremony Photo THE HELLO GIRLS To Perform In The FIRST COLORS Ceremony
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2021

Hosted by award-winning actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, the 75-minute program will pay tribute to America's role in WWI and highlight our national unity with military fanfare, guest appearances by notable participants from across the country and musical performances including a special excerpt from the Off Broadway musical THE HELLO GIRLS.

Cincinnati Playhouse Announces New Events For Spring Photo Cincinnati Playhouse Announces New Events For Spring
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will present a slate of new events for the spring – including the first in-person performances in the Marx Theatre in over a year with two limited engagements featuring nationally recognized theatre artists.

A.C.T. Presents VIRTUALLY SPEAKING With Ken Ruta Photo A.C.T. Presents VIRTUALLY SPEAKING With Ken Ruta
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021

American Conservatory Theater announced today that veteran actor Ken Ruta will be interviewed by Tony Award winner and A.C.T. Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon as part of Virtually Speaking, a series of in-depth conversations with prominent icons of the industry, being held on Friday, April 16 at 6 p.m. PT. 

League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Sta Photo League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Stage & More
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 11, 2021

Hartford Stage Women are Part of a New Slate of Theater Leaders in Connecticut and talk about making history.

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