Moss & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative Winners to Run In Rep At GTC BurbankMoss & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative Winners to Run In Rep At GTC Burbank
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Two new character-driven relationship plays, both by award-winning women writers and both inspired by events currently at the forefront of our national consciousness, beat out 1241 other submissions in the inaugural Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative. Hart NPI artistic director Christopher Hart will direct Silver Medallion-winning plays Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer, opening Nov. 9, and Exit Wounds by Wendy Graf, opening Nov. 16, at Grove Theater Center in Burbank, where the two plays will continue to run in repertory through Dec. 16. One will be the named the Gold Medallion winner and open on March 13, 2019 for a six-week, off-Broadway run in the 196-seat "Theater A" at 59E59 Theaters in New York City. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Stars In RED HOT PATRIOT: THE KICK-ASS WIT OF MOLLY IVINS In NYCKathleen Turner Stars In RED HOT PATRIOT: THE KICK-ASS WIT OF MOLLY IVINS In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

TSG Theatricals announces the developmental reading of "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" by Allison and Margaret Engel at the Tony Kiser Theater on Monday, November 5 at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Present New Works!Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Present New Works!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2018

Last night, the 2017-2018 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 7:00 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent working under the tutelage of Michael Korie (War Paint), Laurence O'Keefe (Heathers), Diana Son (Stop Kiss), and Sheri Wilner (Kingdom City). (more...)

SCHOOL GIRLS: OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Begins Encore Run Today at MCCSCHOOL GIRLS: OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Begins Encore Run Today at MCC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Previews begin tonight, October 16, for MCC Theater critically acclaimed, sold out, extended, award-winning play School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, and directed by Tony® Winner Rebecca Taichman. The encore production will be performed at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) through November 25th. Opening night is set for October 22nd.  (more...)

Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

Keen Company's Presents Fourth Musical First NY Revival of Adam Gwon's ORDINARY DAYSKeen Company's Presents Fourth Musical First NY Revival of Adam Gwon's ORDINARY DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Opening Night is set for Wednesday, October 17th for Keen Company's fourth musical, the first NY revival of Adam Gwon's acclaimed Ordinary Days, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein. Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County), Marc delaCruz (If/Then), Sarah Lynn Marion (2013 Jimmy awards winner), and Kyle Sherman (Pete the Cat) star.  This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through November 17th only. (more...)

IN THE WORKS Comes to The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 10/21IN THE WORKS Comes to The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Honeck-Moss Productions is proud to present "In The Works."  Now in it's 3rd Hit Season, this exciting series was conceived as an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment.  It is also an opportunity to create community among the composers and their performers. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Late Carol HallPhoto Flash: Remembering the Late Carol Hall
by Walter McBride - Oct 15, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, composer/lyricist/actress Carol Hall passed away at age 82. We remember the Broadway veteran below. (more...)

Bi-Coastal Production of FOOL FOR LOVE Comes to Theater for the New CityBi-Coastal Production of FOOL FOR LOVE Comes to Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Beetlebung Road LLC, a new theater production company, will launch November 15 to December 9 with a bi-coastal production of Sam Shepard's 'Fool for Love,' to be presented November 15 to December 2 by Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., Manhattan and December 6 to 9 by The Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles.  The production, directed by Kymberly Harris, will arise from a careful artistic process of immersion on many levels.  The company chose to debut at Theater for the New City (TNC) as part of that process: to honor and recapture the path of Shepard's 'Buried Child,' which was commissioned by TNC and premiered there in 1978. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of GAME ON , November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019 at the CLO Cabaret. GAME ON is the second musical to be given a world premiere from Pittsburgh CLO's inaugural SPARK festival, which showcased musicals designed to cultivate the next generation of small-cast shows that will thrive in small venues around the country. GAME ON is written by Pittsburgh CLO alums Marcus Stevens and David Dabbon. Tickets for this hilarious game show extravaganza are now available online at CLOCabaret.com, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office, and start at $31.25. (more...)

The Lark Sets Lineup For 25th Annual Playwrights' WeekThe Lark Sets Lineup For 25th Annual Playwrights' Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The Lark is thrilled to announce five plays and playwrights have been chosen through its Open Access Program for the 25th Annual Playwrights' Week. This year's plays, selected from a pool of over 1,200 submissions, will be: Sistren by Erin Buckley; Even Flowers Bloom in Hell, Sometimes by Franky D. Gonzalez; As Is: Conversations With Big Black Women in Confined Spaces by Stacey Rose; form of a girl unknown by Charly Evon Simpson; and Desarrollo by Juliany Taveras. The selected playwrights will participate in an intensive seven-day retreat, designed to foster a peer-based community among the writers, their creative teams, and The Lark's staff. (more...)

Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young Star in Industry Reading of HIT HER WITH THE SKATESDiana DeGarmo and Ace Young Star in Industry Reading of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

American Idols and real-life couple, Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young we be part of a special industry presentation of the upcoming musical, HIT HER WITH THE SKATES, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli, on Tuesday, October 16 at 4:30pm at Bowlmore Times Square / POP Room. (more...)

Playwrights On Park Reading Series Presents Kristen Palmer's MYSTERIES OF THE UNKNOWNPlaywrights On Park Reading Series Presents Kristen Palmer's MYSTERIES OF THE UNKNOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, November 13 at 7:30pm with Kristen Palmer's Mysteries of the Unknown (an analog comedy) (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre To Present THE ALGONQUIN KID In One-Night Only Special EventAmas Musical Theatre To Present THE ALGONQUIN KID In One-Night Only Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50thseason, will present The Algonquin Kid, a musical revue about growing up in the Algonquin Hotel, written by Michael Colby. (more...)

Celebration Theatre Presents FOR THE PEOPLE By Carol MullenCelebration Theatre Presents FOR THE PEOPLE By Carol Mullen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

CELEBRATION THEATRE presents, as part of its Celebrating New Works reading series, FOR THE PEOPLE by Carol Mullen, directed by Nathan Frizzell and performing one night only on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:30pm at The West Hollywood City Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd in West Hollywood. (more...)

Women Take Center Stage in DIVINATIONWomen Take Center Stage in DIVINATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Six women of vastly different upbringings and backgrounds sign-up for a class in "Mediumship and Divination." Each at a crossroads in their lives, each in search of something that's missing. Will they find it among the spirits? Divination examines that inevitable point in a woman's life - whatever age it may come - that past isn't always prologue and fortune shouldn't always be foretold.    The play features YATING SUN, MEREDITH RUST, AYO AKINSANYA, ABIGAIL CHOI ARADER, CHRISTINA DEWAR and LONDON GRIFFITH. (more...)

BWW Review: Playwright Michelle Kholos Brooks and HITLERS TASTERS at IRT TheatreBWW Review: Playwright Michelle Kholos Brooks and HITLERS TASTERS at IRT Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 9, 2018

'Hitler's Tasters' by playwright, Michelle Kholos Brooks will be performed at IRT Theatre in New York City through 10/27. Directed by Sarah Norris with choreography by Ashlee Wasmund, the cast includes MaryKathryn Kopp, Hallie Griffin, Kaitlin Paige Longoria, and Hannah Mae Sturges.Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Michelle about her career and "Hitler's Tasters." (more...)

The 50th Jeff Awards Honor Four Theatres Over 50The 50th Jeff Awards Honor Four Theatres Over 50
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The Jeff Awards will celebrate its 50th anniversary by presenting four Special Awards to theatres thriving after more than 50 years at the 50th Annual Equity Jeff Awards on Monday, October 22 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL.  These four award-winning theatres laid their Chicago foundations in drama, comedy, and musical theatre more than half a century ago and have endured to this day. The 2018 recipients are Goodman Theatre (1925), Drury Lane Productions (1949), Court Theatre (1955), and The Second City (1959). Collectively, they have received more than 1,400 nominations and 350 awards, dating back to the first ceremony. (more...)

2018/2019 Class Of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Announced2018/2019 Class Of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Dramatists Guild Foundation would like to formally announce the 2018-2019 class of DGF Fellows. The new Fellows class includes Rae Binstock, Erika Dickerson-Despenza, Mathilde Dratwa, Benjamin Velez and Aryanna Garber, Melissa Li and Kit Yan, Charles Gershman, Nambi E. Kelley, and Zack Zadek. (more...)

Ego Actus To Premiere New Play SYCORAX, CYBER QUEEN OF QAMARA In NovemberEgo Actus To Premiere New Play SYCORAX, CYBER QUEEN OF QAMARA In November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Ego Actus continues it's 2018 season with the World Premiere of Sycorax, Cyber Queen of Qamara, written by Fengar Gael. The production is directed by Ego Actus Artistic Director Joan Kane and runs from November 1 to 18 at HERE. (more...)

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