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Casting Announced for ANDROCLES AND THE LION at St Ignatius Of Antioch Photo Casting Announced for ANDROCLES AND THE LION at St Ignatius Of Antioch
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2021

The Resident Acting Company, formed three years ago by members of the Pearl Theater Company, has been producing Play Dates With The RAC throughout the pandemic.¬† They have just announced casting for an upcoming ‚ÄúScript In Hand‚ÄĚ live ‚Äď in person performance of Androcles and the Lion by George Bernard Shaw on December 6th. ¬†

Florida Rep Presents American Classic FENCES Photo Florida Rep Presents American Classic FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of August Wilson's "Fences," the multiple Tony Award-winning Best Play and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Playing January 11-30 in the Historic Arcade Theatre, the run includes four nearly-sold out preview performances January 8-10.

Florida Rep Presents American Classic FENCES Photo Florida Rep Presents American Classic FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of August Wilson's "Fences," the multiple Tony Award-winning Best Play and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Playing January 11-30 in the Historic Arcade Theatre, the run includes four nearly-sold out preview performances January 8-10.

Florida Rep Presents American Classic FENCES Photo Florida Rep Presents American Classic FENCES
by Julie Musbach - Dec 27, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of August Wilson's "Fences," the multiple Tony Award-winning Best Play and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Playing January 11-30 in the Historic Arcade Theatre, the run includes four nearly-sold out preview performances January 8-10.

BWW Review: POSSESSING HARRIET an Intriguing World Premiere Play at Syracuse Stage Photo BWW Review: POSSESSING HARRIET an Intriguing World Premiere Play at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Oct 20, 2018

Syracuse Stage ‚Äď Central New York's premier professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University ‚Äď is bringing an intense world premiere play Possessing Harriet to its loyal audience base. The historical play, meticulously researched and written by award-winning local playwright and Syracuse Stage's associate director Kyle Bass, is realized in a thought-provoking and emotional production beautifully directed by Tazewell Thompson.

Casting & Creative Teams Announced For Five Florida Rep Productions Photo Casting & Creative Teams Announced For Five Florida Rep Productions
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce directors for its 2018-2019 Season and complete casting for five of its upcoming productions. The theatre's 21st season is set to open to previews Sept. 18 with the moving, one-woman comedy, Becoming Dr. Ruth, which kicks off a nine-show season in the theatre's two venues.

BWW Review: THE WAY OF THE WORLD at Folger Theatre is Biting Satire for the Reality T Photo BWW Review: THE WAY OF THE WORLD at Folger Theatre is Biting Satire for the Reality TV Age
by Barbara Johnson - Jan 15, 2018

The DC premiere of Theresa Rebeck's satire THE WAY OF THE WORLD is adapted from a Restoration-era classic by William Congreve, but it couldn't be more contemporary and on trend. With biting wit and visual flair, it delivers timeless social commentary for the Kardashian (and Trumpian) age. Can true love exist in a world so cynical and jaded?

Chester Theatre Company Receives Berkshire Theatre Awards Photo Chester Theatre Company Receives Berkshire Theatre Awards
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) has received two Berkshire Theatre Awards for work seen on the stage of Chester's Town Hall Theatre this past summer. Actor Joel Ripka was cited for Outstanding Solo Performance Piece for Every Brilliant Thing (written by Duncan Macmillian with Jonny Donahoe, and directed by CTC Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer.) Every Brilliant Thing was also named the year's Outstanding New Play or Musical.

Chester Theatre Company to present SKELETON CREW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from July 13 - 23, 2017. The production is directed by Awoye Timpo, making her CTC directorial debut. In this 'deeply moral and deeply American play' (The New York Times), Reggie has worked his way up to supervisor at a faltering auto factory. Now he has to decide whether he owes his loyalty to himself, to his bosses, or to long-time family friend Faye and the younger workers on the line, Dez and Shanita. In the spirit of August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, this third play from Morisseau's Detroit Trilogy explores the hard choices facing Americans barely squeezing by. It was named by the New York Times as 'one of six plays that reckon with an anxious America.'

Chester Theatre Company to present SKELETON CREW
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from July 13 - 23, 2017. The production is directed by Awoye Timpo, making her CTC directorial debut. In this 'deeply moral and deeply American play' (The New York Times), Reggie has worked his way up to supervisor at a faltering auto factory. Now he has to decide whether he owes his loyalty to himself, to his bosses, or to long-time family friend Faye and the younger workers on the line, Dez and Shanita. In the spirit of August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, this third play from Morisseau's Detroit Trilogy explores the hard choices facing Americans barely squeezing by. It was named by the New York Times as 'one of six plays that reckon with an anxious America.'

Florida Rep Announces Directors and Casts for 2017 PlayLab Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2017 PlayLab Festival of new plays and emerging voices plays in the Historic Arcade and ArtStage Studio Theatres April 27-30. The 2017 Festival features six new play readings, a keynote address and playwrights' panel, and two premieres of plays that were read as part of last year's PlayLab.

BWW Review: THE PIANO LESSON at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - Oct 24, 2016

When is a legacy worth preserving and when is it time to move forward with life? What cost can one pay to jump-start their future? These are some of the central questions tackled in August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, which is now playing at Hartford Stage. One of Wilson's "Pittsburgh Cycle" plays (10 plays that shed light on African-American lives in each decade of the 20th century), THE PIANO LESSON - "a ghost story with traditional African-American songs" sits firmly in the 1930's, a time of struggle, change, and a time many African-Americans made the great migration north from the Jim Crow south, looking for a better life.

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, directed by Jade King Carroll, who helmed our critically-acclaimed production of Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years last spring.

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, directed by Jade King Carroll, who helmed our critically-acclaimed production of Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years last spring.

Christopher Stetson Boal's PIMM'S MISSION to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 30, 2015

59E59 Theaters welcomes Oberon Theatre Ensemble with PIMM'S MISSION, written by Christopher Stetson Boal and directed by Terrence O'Brien. PIMM'S MISSION begins performances on Thursday, July 30 for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 16.  Press opening is Tuesday, August 4 at 7:30 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. 

In Performance Video: Peter Sarsgaard in Classic Stage Company's HAMLET
by Caryn Robbins - May 5, 2015

This week's New York Times In Performance video features Peter Sarsgaard in the title role of the new production of HAMLET from the Classic Stage Company. In the scene, Hamlet seeks

Peter Sarsgaard Leads CSC's HAMLET, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Classic Stage Company presents William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton. Previews for HAMLET began on March 27 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through May 10. The official press opening is tonight, April 15.

Peter Sarsgaard Leads CSC's HAMLET, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Classic Stage Company presents William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton.

Stephen Spinella, Penelope Allen & More Join Peter Sarsgaard in CSC's HAMLET; Full Cast Announced!
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 26, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, Managing Director Jeff Griffin and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced complete casting today for their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton.

BWW Reviews: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis's Masterful Production of SAFE HOUSE
by Chris Gibson - Jan 27, 2015

America has a rich history, some of which, of course, we'd all prefer to forget. But, to ignore them can just lead to repeating them, and we all should know better than that by now. However, it's important that we continue to mine the events of the past in order to enlighten and provoke discussion. This is the very thing that Keith Josef Adkins' brilliant work SAFE HOUSE does with a considerable amount of power and conviction. It's a story set in Kentucky in 1843, when slavery was still very much a resident evil that ruled the land, even though there were African Americans who were freeborn. The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is currently presenting this new play, and as they always seem to have a knack for doing, it's done in a completely compelling and infinitely memorable fashion that makes for a truly moving and enriching experience.

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