Reading Of A New Musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL Comes to The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre CenterReading Of A New Musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL Comes to The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The new musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL will have industry presentation on Friday, December 14 at 2PM at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre Center. BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL is directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell, revivial) with book by Richard John Lewis (Hotel Accommodations), music and lyrics by Scott Wilkinson and casting by Michael Cassara. (more...)

Photo Flash: Actors Co-op Theatre Company's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONSPhoto Flash: Actors Co-op Theatre Company's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the 1962 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons, directed by Thom Babbes, produced by Carly Lopez. This tragic historical drama offers a brilliant portrait of Sir Thomas More in his last years as Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry VIII.  A Man for All Seasons opens tonight, Friday, March 2 at 8:00 pm, and will run through Sunday, April 15 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower Street, 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Thom Babbes Discusses A MAN FOR ALL SEASONSBWW Interview: Director Thom Babbes Discusses A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
by Don Grigware - Mar 2, 2018

Thom Babbes credits at Actors Co-op include Summer and Smoke, Ah, Wilderness (Best Director/StageSceneLA), The Miracle Worker and Wait Until Dark.  He has directed workshop productions of new works, Dietrich (based on Dietrich Bonhoeffer) by John Martins III, The Real Real Thing by Frank Higgins and Washington Irvine's Sketchbook by Frank Higgins and Southhamton County (based on Nat Turner's slave rebellion) which Mr. Babbes wrote.  Other credits:  Sun City by Jim Geoghan at Stella Adler Theater, Hollywood.  A writer as well, Mr. Babbes recently adapted William Saroyan's novel The Human Comedy for the stage.  Screenplays include Deadly Dreams and Body Chemistry (Concorde New Horizons), The Audition - A Short Film (Co-Writer - Winner Best Screenplay & Best Comedy 2008 - 168 Hour Film Festival), X-treme Weekend - Short Film (Co-Writer, screened at multiple fests USA and Canada.)  Insurrection (Samuelson Prods.), Bleeding Writing and Arithmetic (Kings Road Ent.), The Substutute (Apollo Pictures), Island of Lonely Men (Sotela Pictures). (more...)

Actors Co-Op Theatre Company's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS Opens 3/2Actors Co-Op Theatre Company's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS Opens 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the 1962 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons, directed by Thom Babbes, produced by Carly Lopez. This tragic historical drama offers a brilliant portrait of Sir Thomas More in his last years as Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry VIII. (more...)

BWW Review: Agape Theatre's BONHOEFFER'S COST Sheds Light in The ShadowsBWW Review: Agape Theatre's BONHOEFFER'S COST Sheds Light in The Shadows
by Joni Lorraine - May 18, 2017

A powerful study in standing by principle at a time when it is most needed. We can all take value in understanding what it means to care for those of us who are different. (more...)

Photo Flash: Agape Theatre Presents the Texas Premiere of BONHOEFFER'S COSTPhoto Flash: Agape Theatre Presents the Texas Premiere of BONHOEFFER'S COST
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Agape Theatre presents Texas Premiere production of BONHOEFFER'S COST, written by Mary Ruth Clarke with Tim Gregory and directed by Jeff Davis. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 5/14/2017Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 5/14/2017
by BWW - May 14, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/14/2017 for Austin (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 5/07/2017Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 5/07/2017
by BWW - May 7, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/07/2017 for Austin (more...)

Agape Theatre Announces Cast for BONHOEFFER'S COSTAgape Theatre Announces Cast for BONHOEFFER'S COST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

BONHOEFFER'S COST stars Agape newcomers Cory Grabenstein as Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Keoni Ramo as prison guard Klaus Klopstock, Frank Benge as the evil Judge Advocate Rott, Rachel Bremer as Bonhoeffer's fiancee Maria, and TJ Condit as Bonhoeffer's brother-in-law Hans Dohnanyi.  Agape Theatre alum Zach Bond rounds out the cast as Bonhoeffer's brother Klaus. (more...)

Director of WWII-Set BONHOEFFER'S COST at Agape Theatre Blasts Sean Spicer for Holocaust RemarksDirector of WWII-Set BONHOEFFER'S COST at Agape Theatre Blasts Sean Spicer for Holocaust Remarks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Jeff Davis, Director of Agape Theatre's upcoming Texas Premiere of the WWII-set BONHOEFFER'S COST, blasted White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer for his recent remarks regarding Hitler and the Holocaust. (more...)

Agape Theatre to Present BONHOEFFER'S COSTAgape Theatre to Present BONHOEFFER'S COST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Agape Theatre is proud to announce an upcoming production of BONHOEFFER'S COST.  Written by Mary Ruth Clarke with Time Gregory, BONHOEFFER'S COST tells the exciting and moving true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  Agape's production will be the play's Texas Premiere. (more...)

Recorded Books Acquires christianaudioRecorded Books Acquires christianaudio
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Recorded Books Inc., a leading provider of unabridged audiobooks and digital content to the library, school, and retail markets, announced today that it is has acquired eChristian Inc., a publisher of Christian audiobooks that operates under the christianaudio brand and is based in Escondido, California. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This marks the third acquisition for Recorded Books, following the additions of HighBridge Company and Tantor Media in 2014. Recorded Books now boasts a catalog of over 27,000 unabridged audiobooks, making it one of the industry's largest. Recorded Books is owned by Shamrock Capital Advisors. (more...)

Actors Co-Op to Present Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, 3/2-4/17Actors Co-Op to Present Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, 3/2-4/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) announces the third show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with Tennessee Williams masterpiece SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Thom Babbes.  SUMMER AND SMOKE will preview on Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 3 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 4 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 17 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

New Documentary CHAPLAINS Premieres on World Channel TonightNew Documentary CHAPLAINS Premieres on World Channel Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

CHAPLAINS is a new documentary that goes inside the dynamic and challenging world of chaplains, men and women who represent their own particular faith tradition but who are trained to be of comfort and support to people of all faiths -- or to those who profess no faith. (more...)

New Documentary CHAPLAINS to Premiere on World Channel 12/7
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

CHAPLAINS is a new documentary that goes inside the dynamic and challenging world of chaplains, men and women who represent their own particular faith tradition but who are trained to be of comfort and support to people of all faiths -- or to those who profess no faith. (more...)

The September Releases at James Clarke & Co and the Lutterworth Press Include BECOMING SIMPLE AND WISE, THE GIFT OF SUBLIMATION, and MoreThe September Releases at James Clarke & Co and the Lutterworth Press Include BECOMING SIMPLE AND WISE, THE GIFT OF SUBLIMATION, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Below are links to information on James Clarke & Co and the Lutterworth Press's September releases, which cover a range of theological and historical issues.  (more...)

Louis R. Eltscher's TRAITORS OR PATRIOTS? Featured at Frankfurt Book FairLouis R. Eltscher's TRAITORS OR PATRIOTS? Featured at Frankfurt Book Fair
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

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Jungle Theater's Founder & Artistic Director Bain Boehlke to Retire in 2015Jungle Theater's Founder & Artistic Director Bain Boehlke to Retire in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Jungle Theater announced today that Founder Bain Boehlke will step down from his current duties as Artistic Director, effective June 30, 2015. An interim director will be appointed while the Jungle Board of Directors searches for a permanent replacement. Margo Gisselman will continue in her role as Executive Director. (more...)

A. D. Players Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, Beg. TonightA. D. Players Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

A. D. Players presents the award-winning play The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, now through March 9, and is partnering with Holocaust Museum Houston to present special events at the museum connected to the story of the play. The Diary of Anne Frank opens tonight, January 31, and runs through March 9. (more...)

A. D. Players to Present THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, Begin. 1/31A. D. Players to Present THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, Begin. 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

A. D. Players will present the award-winning play The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, January 29 through March 9, and is partnering with Holocaust Museum Houston to present special events at the museum connected to the story of the play. The Diary of Anne Frank will preview January 29 and 30, open January 31, and run through March 9. (more...)

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