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Sierra Madre Playhouse Announces 2021 Season Photo Sierra Madre Playhouse Announces 2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2021

The award-winning Sierra Madre Playhouse returns to live performances this summer, with a season of four show that have just been announced.

A Virtual Staged Reading of YELLOW FACE Will Be Held on August 3 Photo A Virtual Staged Reading of YELLOW FACE Will Be Held on August 3
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2020

By popular demand, Sierra Madre Playhouse will again present online the recent selection from its Virtual Off the Page series of staged readings, Yellow Face by David Henry Hwang.

YELLOW FACE Holds a Virtual Staged Reading On July 8 Photo YELLOW FACE Holds a Virtual Staged Reading On July 8
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2020

The next entry in the Off the Page series of virtual staged readings produced by Sierra Madre Playhouse is Yellow Face by David Henry Hwang. You will be to access it online via YouTube beginning at Noon on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Viewing time will continue throughout the day until 11:59 p.m. The event is 120 minutes in duration with a ten-minute intermission. You may begin viewing at any time, but you must commence viewing by 10:00 p.m. in order to see the entire reading.

YELLOW FACE Comes To Sierra Madre Playhouse, September 23 Photo YELLOW FACE Comes To Sierra Madre Playhouse, September 23
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 28, 2019

The September selection for the ongoing Off The Page series of staged readings at Sierra Madre Playhouse is Yellow Face by David Henry Hwang.

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON! Photo Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.

Play On Shakespeare With CSC And OSF Present PLAY ON! FESTIVAL Photo Play On Shakespeare With CSC And OSF Present PLAY ON! FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2019

Play On Shakespeare in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) presents the Play on! festival-featuring 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street).In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.

Photo Coverage: TRAINSPOTTING LIVE Celebrates Opening Night! Photo Photo Coverage: TRAINSPOTTING LIVE Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 16, 2018

Adapted by Harry Gibson and directed by King's Head Theatre Artistic Director Adam Spreadbury-Maher, in collaboration with Greg Esplin, Trainspotting Live is now in performances in a brand new immersive performance space at Roy Arias Stages (777 8th Avenue). Produced by Brass Jar Productions (Drunk Shakespeare) and Olivier Award-winning producer James Seabright, Trainspotting Live officially opened just last night, July 15, 2018.

Photo Flash: First Look at the New Immersive Production of TRAINSPOTTING LIVE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the New Immersive Production of TRAINSPOTTING LIVE
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2018

Below, get a first look at the no-holds-barred immersive production of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting Live, now in preview performances Off-Broadway. 

Collegiate Theatrics: USC's Isadora Lee Cintrón Moya Photo Collegiate Theatrics: USC's Isadora Lee Cintrón Moya
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 21, 2018

Theater's next generation of actors will come from all over the globe, to be certain, but one might find an impressive concentration of artists on the campus of the University of Southern California, where the 2018 list of candidates for the Master of Fine Arts in acting rivals any group to be found anywhere. Take Isadora Lee Cintron Moya, for example. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, she earned her bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Puerto Rico, where she was a member of the university's acclaimed Traveling Theatre Group.

Photo Flash: Cynthia Erivo and More Celebrate Christian Siriano's DRESSES TO DREAM AB Photo Photo Flash: Cynthia Erivo and More Celebrate Christian Siriano's DRESSES TO DREAM ABOUT Book Release
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Last night in New York City, CFDA designer Christian Siriano celebrated the release of his new book 'Dresses To Dream About' at the Rizzoli flagship book store. BroadwayWorld has photos from the release event below!

Tab Benoit, Bilal, Los Lonely Boys and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago Photo Tab Benoit, Bilal, Los Lonely Boys and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces two nights with Texas power rock trio Los Lonely Boys, modern soul man Bilal and more.

Jenny Seagrove, Peter Bowles, and Adam Garcia to Star in the West End Premiere of THE Photo Jenny Seagrove, Peter Bowles, and Adam Garcia to Star in the West End Premiere of THE EXORCIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Forty-five years after William Peter Blatty's best-selling novel terrified an entire generation, The Exorcist will be unleashed onto the West End stage for the very first time in a uniquely theatrical experience directed by Sean Mathias and adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier.

Joel McHale Returns To Mohegan Sun Arena Photo Joel McHale Returns To Mohegan Sun Arena
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Joel McHale returns to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, December 2nd at 8:00pm for a night of hilarious stand-up comedy.

Site-Specific LITTLE MURDERS to Play Former Burger Joint in Brooklyn Photo Site-Specific LITTLE MURDERS to Play Former Burger Joint in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The critically acclaimed play Little Murders by Jules Feiffer comes to Brooklyn 50 years after its premiere in a new production directed by Shira Milikowsy (The Lily's Revenge at American Repertory Theater). This production, which began its life at Harvard University in 2014, catapults the play into our present political and cultural landscape, hinting towards a dystopian future that feels all too possible.

Site-Specific LITTLE MURDERS to Play Former Burger Joint in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The critically acclaimed play Little Murders by Jules Feiffer comes to Brooklyn 50 years after its premiere in a new production directed by Shira Milikowsy (The Lily's Revenge at American Repertory Theater). This production, which began its life at Harvard University in 2014, catapults the play into our present political and cultural landscape, hinting towards a dystopian future that feels all too possible.

Reeve Carney and More Set for Lab of Sleepy Hollow Rock Opera HEADLESS at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

HEADLESS - a modern gothic rock-opera ghost story that revisits author Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow from co-writers Bradley Bredeweg (Freeform's 'The Fosters,' Showtime's 'Intersection,' Bill Condon's Side Show on Broadway) and Brad Hooks (Freeform's 'The Fosters') - will be the focus of a new work development lab that will explore the score, story and new stage technology over the course of two and a half weeks at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) in Beverly Hills. The lab will launch on Thursday, July 6 and will culminate with closed presentations today, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 (presentations by private invitation only).

Joel McHale Announces Australia National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

???????Coming to Australia for Just For Laughs Sydney, Joel McHale will also embark on his first full national tour doing shows in Sydney, Melbourne Perth and Brisbane.

Reeve Carney and More Set for Lab of Sleepy Hollow Rock Opera HEADLESS at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

HEADLESS - a modern gothic rock-opera ghost story that revisits author Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow from co-writers Bradley Bredeweg (Freeform's 'The Fosters,' Showtime's 'Intersection,' Bill Condon's Side Show on Broadway) and Brad Hooks (Freeform's 'The Fosters') - will be the focus of a new work development lab that will explore the score, story and new stage technology over the course of two and a half weeks at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) in Beverly Hills. The lab will launch on Thursday, July 6 and will culminate with closed presentations on Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 (presentations by private invitation only).

Yonge-Dundas Square Announces CITY CINEMA
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2017

A great way for Torontonians to celebrate Canada's sesquicentennial is in the heart of the city at YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) while catching a fun flick with City Cinema presented by NOW.

Comedian Bill Maher to Headline Shea's Performing Arts Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Metropolitan Entertainment welcomes the return of comedian Bill Maher to Shea's Performing Arts Center on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 7:30pm.

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