Pittsburgh CLO's TTHE FULL MONTY Opens July 6Pittsburgh CLO's TTHE FULL MONTY Opens July 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. With a book written by Terrence McNally (Ragtime) and the music/ lyric talents of David Yazbek (The Band's Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), this duo cooks up an aggressive crowd-pleaser that is both highly-entertaining and charmingly uplifting. (more...)

Summer Shorts 2018 Festival Of New American Plays Returns To 59E59 Theaters For Its 12th SeasonSummer Shorts 2018 Festival Of New American Plays Returns To 59E59 Theaters For Its 12th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome Throughline Artists (J.J. Kandel, Producing Artistic Director) with SUMMER SHORTS 2018, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 12th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2018 begins on July 20 and runs through September 1. The general performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 PM; Saturday & Sunday at 2:15 PM and 7:15 PM. Please note, there are no matinee performances on Saturday, July 21, Sunday, July 22, or Saturday, July 28. Individual calendar schedule of performance dates for Series A and Series B is available for viewing/download. Press Opening for Series A is Sunday, July 29 at 2:15 PM. Press Opening for Series B is Sunday, August 5 at 2:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). A Pair of Shorts (a ticket package to both Series A & B, available through August 15) is $55. To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

OC Premiere Of BIG FISH Starts June 29th At Chance TheaterOC Premiere Of BIG FISH Starts June 29th At Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is excited to announce the fourth show in its 20th Anniversary Season ... Big Fish. Written by John August with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, directed by Oanh Nguyen, choreographed by Kelly Todd, and musically directed by Robyn Manion, Big Fish will preview from June 29 through July 6; regular performances will begin July 7 and continue through July 29 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

In The Now Productions Presents CANDY & DOROTHY By David JohnstonIn The Now Productions Presents CANDY & DOROTHY By David Johnston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

The GLAAD Award-winning play CANDY & DOROTHY by David Johnston will receive its Utah Premiere by In The Now Productions this June. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces Selections For The 8th Annual Short New Play Festival Featuring World Premieres From Tina Howe And Doug WrightRed Bull Theater Announces Selections For The 8th Annual Short New Play Festival Featuring World Premieres From Tina Howe And Doug Wright
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced that their eighth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Tina Howe and Doug Wright, alongside 6 brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. (more...)

In The Now Productions Presents CANDY & DOROTHY By David JohnstonIn The Now Productions Presents CANDY & DOROTHY By David Johnston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The GLAAD Award-winning play CANDY & DOROTHY by David Johnston will receive its Utah Premiere by In The Now Productions this June. (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company Earns Recognition For Efforts Toward Gender Equity In TheatreMildred's Umbrella Theater Company Earns Recognition For Efforts Toward Gender Equity In Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

For the third time in four years, Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company (MU) has been received the 50/50 Applause Award by the International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP). The Award recognizes theaters that strive for gender equity in theatre by producing plays written in equal measure by women and men. (more...)

Sumayya Ali Joins Cast of F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ ReadingSumayya Ali Joins Cast of F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Sumayya Ali (Great Comet, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) joins the cast of the reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Diamond as Big as The Ritz (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Cast For ADELE'S WAY ReadingTheater Resources Unlimited Announces Cast For ADELE'S WAY Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Adele's Way, part of The 2018 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series on June 18, 2018 at 7pm at the Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam St., New York, NY. (more...)

Sumayya Ali Joins Cast for F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZSumayya Ali Joins Cast for F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Sumayya Ali (Great Comet, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) joins the cast of the reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Diamond as Big as The Ritz, (www.theritzmusical.com) at 7pm, Monday, June 18, and 1PM Tuesday, June 19 at the Dramatists Guild Fund's The Music Hall, 356 W. 40th St., 2nd Floor. (more...)

Brief 6/15: Get a First Look at Barrington's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY and Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY...and More!Brief 6/15: Get a First Look at Barrington's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY and Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY...and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 15, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Get a first look at Barrington Stage's The Royal Family of Broadway as well as Irish Rep's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, and more! (more...)

Aline Lathrop's THE HERO'S WIFE Premieres At 16th StreetAline Lathrop's THE HERO'S WIFE Premieres At 16th Street
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

16th Street Theater announces the opening of the premiere of Aline Lathrop's THE HERO'S WIFE directed by Ann Filmer and Miguel Nuņez July 12 - August 18, 2018 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn with a press opening of Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Did You Know? Fun Facts About Best Musical Winner, THE BAND'S VISIT!Did You Know? Fun Facts About Best Musical Winner, THE BAND'S VISIT!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The Band's Visit was the big winner at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on Sunday night. Not only did the show sweep the ceremony with ten wins, but it found a place in history with some of Broadway's most awarded musicals. Did you know... (more...)

Dramatists Guild Criticizes Marginalization of Writers at the 2018 Tony AwardsDramatists Guild Criticizes Marginalization of Writers at the 2018 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Dough Wright, president of the Dramatists Guild of America, has issued an open letter to the CEO of the CBS Network, Les Moonves, criticizing the omission of categories honoring playwrights and composers from Sunday's Tony Awards telecast. (more...)

Centastage To Premiere NOIR HAMLETCentastage To Premiere NOIR HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Centastage, Boston's launchpad for new theatrical works by New England playwrights, presents Noir Hamlet, a new full-length play in one act, from June 14 through 30 at the Plaza Black Box Theatre at Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street, Boston. Noir Hamlet is written by local playwright John Minigan and directed by Joe Antoun. The production is supported by The Bob Jolly Charitable Trust. (more...)

Playhouse On the Square to Present Winning Play of the 2016 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting CompetitionPlayhouse On the Square to Present Winning Play of the 2016 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Friends of Facing History and Ourselves, Sedgwick, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff is proud to present the World Premier winner of the 2016 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting competition.  This is the final installation of the POTS@TheWorks series for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena Announces Selections for New Play Reading FestivalBoston Court Pasadena Announces Selections for New Play Reading Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Boston Court Pasadena announced the full details of its 14th annual New Play Reading Festival, July 19 - 28.  Curated by Literary Manager Emilie Beck, in concert with Artistic Directors Jessica Kubzansky and Michael Michetti, the New Play Reading Festival is a key component of Boston Court Pasadena's commitment to nurturing playwrights and new work, and continues the company's core mission of developing and programming works that are inherently theatrical, textually rich, and visually arresting. This year's Festival features four female playwrights. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Will Launch June 2019 in ProvidenceTHE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Will Launch June 2019 in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

THE BAND'S VISIT, winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will open its National Tour at PPAC in Providence, RI, June 25 - 30, 2019. In Providence, THE BAND'S VISIT is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. (more...)

Pocket Universe Presents THE MAID'S TRAGEDY At Access TheatrePocket Universe Presents THE MAID'S TRAGEDY At Access Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

???????Pocket Universe, producer of last summer's acclaimed Julius Caesar set in an all-girls high school, has announced a new production of Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher's THE MAID'S TRAGEDY, set in present-day Hollywood. Conceived by Alyssa May Gold (Julius Caesar, Brilliant Traces) and directed by Lucy Gram, it will play from June 13-30, 2018 at the Access Theater (380 Broadway) in TriBeCa.  Tickets are on-sale now here. (more...)

Kilroy's Long List Drama TRUTH/DARE Gets NYC PremiereKilroy's Long List Drama TRUTH/DARE Gets NYC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Project Y Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of TRUTH/DARE by Emmy nominee Tori Keenan-Zelt. The play, which was selected for Kilroy's Long List in 2014, will be directed by Andrew William Smith. Previews begin May 30 at IRT Theatre in the West Village, with opening slated for Saturday, June 2. (more...)

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