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PlayCo Announces 2020-2021 Virtual Season Photo PlayCo Announces 2020-2021 Virtual Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

PlayCo has announced the first installment of plays in its 2020-2021 season, kicking off the company's 20th year with works that continue and complement its legacy of showcasing bold international and American playwrights whose works electrify with their immediacy and challenge with their complexity.

Studio Theatre Announces IN THE MOMENT 2020-2021 Season Photo Studio Theatre Announces IN THE MOMENT 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

Studio Theatre is meeting the moment with a 2020-2021 season that is 'In the Moment,' with programming that translates the intimate theatre-going experience of its spaces into a variety of new formats.

Hit Podcast SCRIPT IN HAND Returns For Season 2 Photo Hit Podcast SCRIPT IN HAND Returns For Season 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Having gained a rapidly growing fan-base during its successful first season, Script in Hand will return this autumn to dissect scripts, talk play texts and explore characters from a heady mix of well-known playwrights paired with lesser known gems.

National Theatre Releases New Podcast Series THAT BLACK THEATRE PODCAST Photo National Theatre Releases New Podcast Series THAT BLACK THEATRE PODCAST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

The National Theatre is launching a new Podcast Series: That Black Theatre Podcast. Hosted by Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded PhD Student, Nadine Deller the podcast is a partnership between the National Theatre, The Royal Central School for Speech and Drama, University of London and the AHRC London Arts and Humanities Partnership.

Guest Blog: Artistic Director Jack McNamara On New Perspectives' Early Career Artists Photo Guest Blog: Artistic Director Jack McNamara On New Perspectives' Early Career Artists Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020

At New Perspectives, we are nothing if not varied. One month we're opening a Nigerian play in the West End, the next we're touring a Finnish film adaptation to rural villages, working with seaside communities in Lincolnshire, making live art with a Belgian painter, or staging the centrepiece for the London Literature Festival.

Tron Theatre Launches The Mayfesto 2020 Season Photo Tron Theatre Launches The Mayfesto 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Mayfesto is the Tron's mini-festival of edgy and provocative new work a?" and which takes inspiration for its theme this year, BREAD and CIRCUSES from the Juvenal quote about people being pacified with food and entertainment, voluntarily trading democratic freedoms for stable yet controlling governments.

NAATCO Launches The NAATCO National Partnership Project, Spotlighting Asian American  Photo NAATCO Launches The NAATCO National Partnership Project, Spotlighting Asian American Theatre Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Company) founder and Artistic Producing Director Mia Katigbak today announced the creation of The NAATCO National Partnership Project (NNPP), a national theater initiative that will ingrain the inclusion of Asian American theatre artists, technicians, administrators, and community members in the American theater.

FSU/Asolo Conservatory To Host The Andrei Project, A Demidov Technique Lab Photo FSU/Asolo Conservatory To Host The Andrei Project, A Demidov Technique Lab
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

World renowned acting professor, Andrei Malaev-Babel is bringing the Demidov Technique to America, specifically to Sarasota, in an experimental classroom project that will culminate in two weekends of performance of debbie tucker green's hang. The Demidov Technique teaches actors to draw from their subconscious minds to give personal and complex depth to the characters they play. Students will continue to develop their characters in the week between performances. Attendance is free and audiences are encouraged to return for the second weekend to see how the characters and interactions have matured. Performances will be held in the Cooley Studio February 21 a?" 23 and February 28 a?" March 1 at 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 PM on Sundays. Seating is extremely limited at this time and some performances are sold out.

CHICKEN BURGER AND CHIPS Comes to Brockley Jack Studio Theatre Photo CHICKEN BURGER AND CHIPS Comes to Brockley Jack Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

After a sold-out run of his debut play, 32 Peak Street during Camden Fringe in 2018, Corey Bovell now brings his edgy and moving one-man play Chicken Burger and Chips to the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre from Tuesday 10 until Saturday 14 March 2020 (Press Night, Thursday 12 March) a?" a venue just a stone's throw away from the streets, estates and takeaways of South East London at the heart of the drama.

Soho Rep. Has Announced Victoria Meakin as Board Chair and Claudia Rankine as a New B Photo Soho Rep. Has Announced Victoria Meakin as Board Chair and Claudia Rankine as a New Board Member
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020

Soho Rep. today announced technology entrepreneur Victoria Meakin-a board member of seven years-as the organization's new Chair, and acclaimed poet, playwright, and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine as a new board member. Meakin succeeds longtime Chair Jon Dembrow, who will now serve as Chair Emeritus.

BWW Review: RANDOM, Tristan Bates Theatre Photo BWW Review: RANDOM, Tristan Bates Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 15, 2019

A family start their day like any other. A daughter, a younger brother who's still in school, a mum who takes care of everyone and everything, and a dad who often works night-shifts. They don't know that, as they go about their life as normal, their lives are going to be changed forever when police show up on their doorstep. “Death never used to be for the young” says Francesca Amewudah-Rivers in her arresting performance of debbie tucker green's random.

Evening Standard Theatre Awards Announce 2019 Shortlist
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Today, the Evening Standard announces the 2019 shortlist for the 65th Evening Standard Theatre Awards in association with Michael Kors. Across nine award categories, the shortlist features the biggest names and emerging talents from the London stage over the last twelve months. Among the contenders are some strong commercial hits that have transferred or are about to move onto the West End or Broadway a?' including Betrayal, Death of a Salesman, Fiddler on the Roof, The Son and Sweat.

Black British Theatre Awards Announce 2019 Winners Photo Black British Theatre Awards Announce 2019 Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019

According to The Stage, the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards took place at Old Finsbury Town Hall in London on October 27.

BWW Review: HANG - A Modern Apologue Photo BWW Review: HANG - A Modern Apologue
by Lynn Beaver - Oct 17, 2019

HANG by Debbie Tucker Green is a thoroughly modern play. Using only three actors, a bare bones set and lasting only 90 minutes, HANG uses clever dialogue to pull the audience in and twists the mind brilliantly. Currently showing at Ground Floor Theatre the play, that debuted in 2015, boasts an unequaled cast and crew that shatters the audience's perception with an unforeseen plot twist. Producer/Director Chuck Ney and his new production company, Horizon Line Theatre, have chosen the perfect show to make their first foray into the Austin theatre scene. Witty, articulate and provocative, HANG holds the audience in rapt attention, our heads spinning for the duration.

Soho Rep Extends Zawe Ashton's FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD Photo Soho Rep Extends Zawe Ashton's FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Soho Rep, responding to popular demand, announces a one-week extension of Zawe Ashton's for all the women who thought they were Mad, directed by Whitney White (What to Send Up When It Goes Down).

Zawe Ashton's FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD Announced At Soho Rep Photo Zawe Ashton's FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD Announced At Soho Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Soho Rep. kicks off its 2019-20 season with the U.S. Premiere of Zawe Ashton's for all the women who thought they were Mad. Directed by Whitney White (What to Send Up When It Goes Down), Ashton's play is a feverish inquiry and exposé. In it, multigenerational African diasporic voices gather around a woman, Joy. With Ashton's trenchant, irreverent, and lyrical writing, Soho Rep. continues its tradition of presenting works by playwrights whose experimentation with language, social commentary, and piercing wit turn the theater into a space that brims with possibility and danger.

TRADE Will Embark on UK Tour Photo TRADE Will Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

BAFTA and Olivier award-winning playwright debbie tucker green's drama about relationships, power and sex tourism will tour for the first time in a new production from East Midlands theatre company New Perspectives. trade is set on a Caribbean island and tells the story of three women, each distinct from the others. As the sun beats down, the drinks are poured for tourists and men flitter in and out of the picture, their three very different stories emerge. On the surface, they have little in common: the youngest is visiting for the first time, another lives here permanently and the last woman is a regular visitor. But despite their apparent differences, it gradually becomes clear their lives are all shaped by the same thing: transactions.

Adam Palsson, Richard Dillane & Leanne Best to Star in Netflix's YOUNG WALLANDER Photo Adam Palsson, Richard Dillane & Leanne Best to Star in Netflix's YOUNG WALLANDER
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

The filming of Young Wallander has just begun - the new Netflix original series based on Henning Mankell's best-selling Kurt Wallander novels. The cast includes Adam Pålsson (Kurt Wallander), Richard Dillane (Superintendent Hemberg), Leanne Best (Frida Rask), Ellise Chappell (Mona) and Yasen Atour (Reza). The series is created by Yellow Bird UK, a Banijay Group company, and the producer of the Swedish Wallander franchise at TV4 as well as the successful BBC series Wallander from 2008.

Soho Rep. Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Soho Rep. Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Soho Rep. announces its 2019-20 season, kicking off with Zawe Ashton's for all the women who thought they were Mad.

Sideshow Theatre Presents X At Victory Gardens Theater Photo Sideshow Theatre Presents X At Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company opens its 2019-20 season with the U.S. premiere of Alistair McDowall's mind-bending sci-fi thriller X, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green*. X will play September 22 a?" October 27, 2019 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

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