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Northern Stage Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A RADIO PLAY Photo Northern Stage Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

As a special gift to Vermonters this holiday season, Northern Stage has partnered with Vermont Public Radio to present a free one-time-only broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Saturday, December 12, at 3 p.m.

Erin Mackey, Branch Fields And Loretta Ables Sayre to Lead SOUTH PACIFIC at Goodspeed Photo Erin Mackey, Branch Fields And Loretta Ables Sayre to Lead SOUTH PACIFIC at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

Broadway's Erin Mackey will lead Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific at Goodspeed Musicals'. The production begins April 17 will run through June 28 at The Goodspeed.

Northern Stage Mounts KING LEAR Featuring a Powerhouse Cast Photo Northern Stage Mounts KING LEAR Featuring a Powerhouse Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

Shakespeare's tragic tornado of familial and political civil war will take the stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction January 22 - February 9. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students.

Photo Coverage: Roundabout Celebrates Opening Night of TONI STONE Photo Photo Coverage: Roundabout Celebrates Opening Night of TONI STONE
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 21, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Toni Stone, by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. The cast includes Eric Berryman (Stretch), Harvy Blanks (Alberga), Phillip James Brannon (King Tut), Daniel J. Bryant (Spec), Jonathan Burke (Elzie), Toney Goins(Jimmy), Kenn E. Head (Millie), Ezra Knight (Woody) and April Matthis (Toni Stone).

Penguin Rep Presents Lee Blessing's COBB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, follows up its sold-out 40th season-opener, Trayf, with Cobb, a powerful play by Lee Blessing about the legendary baseball player, beginning Friday, June 30.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of THE WHITE SNAKE at Baltimore Center Stage
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage presents The White Snake, now playing through March 26.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WHITE SNAKE at Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage presents The White Snake, now playing through March 26. 

BWW Review: THE WHITE SNAKE at Center Stage
by Daniel Collins - Mar 17, 2017

Audiences are in for a magic journey both on and off stage as Center Stage, now unveiled after a $28 million renovation, presents award-winning playwright Mary Zimmerman's adaptation of the Chinese fable, 'THE WHITE SNAKE.'

BWW Review: THE WHITE SNAKE at Center Stage's Renovated Head Theatre is a Delight
by Charles Shubow - Mar 8, 2017

This is an auspicious beginning of a new era and grand reopening after a $28 million renovation.

Cast and Creative Team Set for THE WHITE SNAKE at Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the cast and artistic team for The White Snake.

Cast and Creative Team Set for THE WHITE SNAKE at Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the cast and artistic team for The White Snake.

Northern Stage to Present a Daring Production of MACBETH at Barrette Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

William Shakespeare's Macbeth runs live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, September 28 through October 23. For tickets and information, call 802-296-7000 or visit www.northernstage.org. Tickets start at $15 for students and $30 for adults.

Photo Flash: Chisa Hutchinson Speaks as Part of Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

As part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program, Playwright Chisa Hutchinson (Dead and Breathing, Dirt Rich, She Like Girls, This Is Not the Play, Sex on Sunday) led writing workshops and a public Q&A at the Frank Center during the Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University. Scroll down for photos!

BWW Review: CATF PEN/MAN/SHIP is a Dramatic, Dark and Unforgettable Theatrical Voyage
by Johnna Leary - Jul 28, 2016

Unlike Anything Goes or some other lighter summer shows set on ships, Christina Anderson's phenomenal new play, pen/man/ship, currently running at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, is a stunningly crafted and unforgettable voyage that confronts modern controversial issues, such as race, religion and gender, in an intriguing historical context.

BWW Review: CATF THE WEDDING GIFT is Visually Stunning, but Difficult to Decipher
by Johnna Leary - Jul 21, 2016

At its basic essence, a play tells a story. But when the audience has difficulty understanding the story and the language, the message, no matter how poignant or powerful, is lost. The Wedding Gift, a world premiere play at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, is a visual feast for audience members, but due to the storytelling method, many audience members are unable to understand the imaginative story.

BWW Review: Lush, Untranslated, and Disorienting: THE WEDDING GIFT at CATF
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 18, 2016

We watch as Doug takes stock of his situation, recognizes the failure of vision on the part of his captors, their inability to see him as a fellow-human, and recognizes what this means in terms of his power and his lack of power. It is a humbling lesson, but one he needs to learn to survive.

BWW Review: FLY at Crossroads Through 4/17 is Brilliant Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 12, 2016

'FLY' is on the Crossroads Theater Stage through April 17th. Written by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, directed by Khan and choreographed by Hope Clarke, this must-see production is brilliant.

Photo Flash: First Look at FLY at Crossroads Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

FLY, the soaring tale of the first African American Army Air Corp pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, returns in April to Crossroads Theatre Company where it premiered seven years ago, culminating a bicoastal tour of the critically acclaimed production.

FLY, Inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen, Comes to New Victory Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

From training to combat, experience the anguish, fears and triumphs of a brotherhood who fought for freedom abroad -- and at home. FLY, directed by Ricardo Khan, co-founder and former artistic director of Crossroads Theatre Company, and choreographed by Hope Clarke (A Free Man of Color; Jelly's Last Jam; Caroline, or Change) and Omar Edwards (Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk), tells the heroic tale of the Tuskegee Airmen through the eyes of four courageous young men.

Cast Set for FLY at Pasadena Playhouse This Winter; Play Heads Off-Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The West Coast premiere of The Pasadena Playhouse/Crossroads Theatre Company production of FLY, by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, and inspired by the American Heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen, has found its cast.

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