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San Diego Repertory Theatre Announces BLACK VOICES 2021 PLAY READING SERIES Photo San Diego Repertory Theatre Announces BLACK VOICES 2021 PLAY READING SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021

San Diego Repertory Theatre has announced today the details of the brand new San Diego REP Black Voices 2021 Play Reading Series, a brand new program that will be presented in March and April, 2021. The series will consist of a selection of plays representing a diverse range of Black voices.

Northern Stage Announces 2021 Recipients of the BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circl Photo Northern Stage Announces 2021 Recipients of the BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circle Grant
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021

Northern Stage announced the 2021 recipients of the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle grant, which marks its 4th year with 2 new inductees into its unprecedented $3.5 million grant funded by the Helen Gurley Brown Foundation to support and promote women+ artistic directors and their associates in professional theaters across the United States.

Theatre Rhino & CSU East Bay Co-Production Of BLOOD AT THE ROOT Begins Friday Photo Theatre Rhino & CSU East Bay Co-Production Of BLOOD AT THE ROOT Begins Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2020

Theatre Rhinoceros, in association with Cal State East Bay Department of Theatre and Dance, presents Blood At The Root. Written by Dominique Morriseau, Directed by Darryl V. Jones, and Choreographed by Laura E. Ellis. Live online from November 6 - 15, 2020. Limited engagement - two weeks only!

Theatre Rhino And CSU East Bay Present BLOOD AT THE ROOT Photo Theatre Rhino And CSU East Bay Present BLOOD AT THE ROOT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020

Theatre Rhinoceros, in association with Cal State East Bay Department of Theatre and Dance, presents BLOOD AT THE ROOT, written by Dominique Morriseau, directed by Darryl V. Jones, and choreography by Laura E. Ellis.

Wesleyan University‚Äč's ‚ÄčTheater Department‚Äč Presents ‚Äč'Re-Evaluating the Grou Photo Wesleyan University‚Äč's ‚ÄčTheater Department‚Äč Presents ‚Äč'Re-Evaluating the Ground on Which We(s) Stand(s)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Wesleyan Universitya??'s a??Theater Departmenta?? presents a??'Re-Evaluating the Ground on Which We(s) Stand(s): An Evening of August Wilson with Broadway's Crystal Dickinson and Brandon Dirden,' on a??Friday, September 25, 2020 at 4:30pm on Zoom. Registration is required for access to this free virtual event.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces August Live Streaming Events Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces August Live Streaming Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

San Francisco Playhouse  announced five new episodes of its live streaming calendar, including three Zoomlet Live Play Readings and two Fireside Chats. The events will be streamed free of charge on the Company's website. Announcements of additional episodes and programming will be made over the coming weeks.

Andre De Shields, Dominique Morisseau and More Join BLACK THEATRE WEEK from The Black Photo Andre De Shields, Dominique Morisseau and More Join BLACK THEATRE WEEK from The Black Theatre Network
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

The Black Theatre Network has announced Black Theatre Week: A Virtual Event.

Manhattan Theatre Club to Host Livestream With Ruben Santiago-Hudson Photo Manhattan Theatre Club to Host Livestream With Ruben Santiago-Hudson
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

On May 21st at 5pm, Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson will talk with Manhattan Theatre Club Director of Artistic Producing Steve Kaus about his approach to directing MTC's 2017 Broadway premiere of August Wilson's Jitney. During this exclusive conversation, Santiago-Hudson will show footage from the Tony-Award-winning production.

BWW Interview: Angelica Santiago of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Kentucky Shakespeare Photo BWW Interview: Angelica Santiago of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Kentucky Shakespeare
by Keith Waits - Apr 14, 2020

12 Questions with Actor Angelica SantiagoJust because stages and galleries are closed doesn't mean there aren't stories to tell about local artists, many of who are out-of-work and uncertain of how they will pay the bills during this current public health crisis. Arts-Louisville will be talking with them.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) has announced its 21st anniversary 2020-2021 season. In addition to four regular-season shows, the schedule includes a special holiday show, available outside of the subscription. Running from October 7, 2020 through June 6, 2021, the regular season shows are a?oeBroadway in Black,a?? a?oeEubie!,a?? a?oePipelinea?? and a?oeSmokey Joe's Café.a?? The holiday show is a?oeBlack Nativity.a??

BroadwayHD Introduces Trailblazers Category, Spotlighting Underrepresented Voices in  Photo BroadwayHD Introduces Trailblazers Category, Spotlighting Underrepresented Voices in the Theater Community
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

BroadwayHD's CEO Bonnie Comley has announced a new initiative to put the spotlight on underrepresented voices in the theater community, with a special Trailblazers Category.

Photo Flash: 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Photo Photo Flash: 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

On Monday night, Playwrights Horizons hosted the 42nd Annual Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the largest and oldest international prize honoring women playwrights.

Azuka Theatre Presents World Premiere Of SHIP By Philadelphia Playwright Douglas Will Photo Azuka Theatre Presents World Premiere Of SHIP By Philadelphia Playwright Douglas Williams
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Azuka Theatre continues to foster new works by local Philadelphia playwrights with the world premiere of Ship by Douglas Williams.

BWW Review: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION at University Of Louisville Photo BWW Review: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION at University Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - Feb 27, 2020

BWW Review: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION at University Of Louisville

BWW Review: DETROIT '67 at the University Of Louisville Photo BWW Review: DETROIT '67 at the University Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - Jan 27, 2020

What you consider to be the turning point of the 1960s may depend on where you were standing. If you lived on the west side of Detroit it may have been July 1967, when five days of rioting left 42 dead. In Detroit '67, Dominique Morriseau creates a story just a short distance from the epicenter of that moment in history, one that puts a face to the volatile social dynamics that we tend to view with an almost abstract perspective 50 years later.

BWW Previews: Skeleton Crew Tells Story Of Detroit's Auto Plant Workers During Recess Photo BWW Previews: Skeleton Crew Tells Story Of Detroit's Auto Plant Workers During Recession At American Stage
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jan 19, 2020

Funny, electric, and heart-breaking are three words director L. Peter Callender used to describe the debut of Dominique Morriseau's Skeleton Crew at American Stage January 22 a?' February 23.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Season Will Continue with 10-MINUTE CONNECTIONS: JUSTICE Photo Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Season Will Continue with 10-MINUTE CONNECTIONS: JUSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

Justice is getting served at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati as the 2019-2020 Studio Series continues with 10-minute Connections: Justice on February 10 at 7 pm. In preparation for Ensemble's next mainstage play, Dominique Morriseau's Pipeline, five 10-minute plays, coupled with Morriseau's short play, Night Vision, will be presented as staged readings and center around the theme of justice.

Prema Cruz, Alfie Fuller and More Announced in Casting of BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY Photo Prema Cruz, Alfie Fuller and More Announced in Casting of BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced the cast for the New York Premiere of Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage. LA Williams will direct a cast that features Prema Cruz, Alfie Fuller, John-Andrew Morrision, Khiry Walker, and Sheldon Woodley. The design team includes You-Shin Chen (scenic), Asa Benally (costumes), Oona Curley (lighting), and Lindsay Jones (original music & sound design). Casting is by Billy Hopkins Casting. Fran Rubenstein will serve as Production Stage Manager and Drew Francis will be the Production Manager.

The Public Theater Will Begin Previews for MEASURE FOR MEASURE Monday, November 18 Photo The Public Theater Will Begin Previews for MEASURE FOR MEASURE Monday, November 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT's production of Shakespeare's MEASURE FOR MEASURE on Monday, November 18. Directed by LA Williams, the free sit-down run of MEASURE FOR MEASURE follows a three-week tour to the five boroughs that brought Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. MEASURE FOR MEASURE will run through Sunday, December 8 with an official press opening on Friday, November 22.

Joél Pérez, Brandon J. Dirden & More Complete Cast for TAKE ME OUT on Broadway Photo Joél Pérez, Brandon J. Dirden & More Complete Cast for TAKE ME OUT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Take Me Out has found its full Broadway cast! Second Stage Theater has announced full casting for the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out. Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Will Harrison, Carl Lundstedt, Ken Marks, Michael Oberholtzer, and Joél Pérez will join previously announced stars Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams. Directed by Scott Ellis, Take Me Out will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).

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