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BWW Review: August Wilson's RADIO GOLF at Two River Theater-A Gem of a Play Excellent Photo BWW Review: August Wilson's RADIO GOLF at Two River Theater-A Gem of a Play Excellently Presented
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 10, 2020

Two River Theater (TRT) is presenting a play that has been highly anticipated in their current season, August Wilson's, 'Radio Golf.' With the superb direction of Brandon J. Dirden, and a cast that is perfect in their roles, it is a must-see show. We attended the opening night performance when the enthusiastic audience gave it a rousing standing ovation.

VIDEO: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Two River Theater Photo VIDEO: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Two River Theater
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2020

This season, Two River continues its commitment to produce all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle with Radio Golf, directed by Brandon J. Dirden. This is the sixth play in the Cycle produced at the theater. Performances will run in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, through Sunday, March 22. The opening night performance is Friday, March 6 at 7pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. Two River Theater's 2019/20 Season Sponsor is Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center.

Photo Flash: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Two River Theater Photo Photo Flash: First Look at RADIO GOLF at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

This season, Two River continues its commitment to produce all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle with Radio Golf, directed by Brandon J. Dirden. This is the sixth play in the Cycle produced at the theater. Performances will run in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, through Sunday, March 22. The opening night performance is Friday, March 6 at 7pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. Two River Theater's 2019/20 Season Sponsor is Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center.

BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Pioneer Theatre Company is Colorfully Creative Photo BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Pioneer Theatre Company is Colorfully Creative
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 22, 2020

Pioneer Theatre Company's professional production of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a creative reimagining of the star-crossed story.

Two River Theater Presents August Wilson's RADIO GOLF Photo Two River Theater Presents August Wilson's RADIO GOLF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

Since 2012, award-winning actor and director Brandon J. Dirden has made an artistic home at Two River Theater, appearing on the theater's Red Bank stage in five productions and making his directorial debut in 2015 with August Wilson's Seven Guitarsa?"a production that NJ Monthly raved a?oepoignantly captures the joys and sorrows that are the signatures of Wilson's work.a??

Amphibian Stage will Kick Off its 21st Season with the World Premiere of HANS & SOPHI Photo Amphibian Stage will Kick Off its 21st Season with the World Premiere of HANS & SOPHIE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director of Amphibian Stage, today announced that Hans & Sophie, a new play created by New York-based trio Sean Hudock, Illana Stein and Deborah Yarchun, will have its world premiere at the Fort Worth, TX theatre February 5 - March 1, 2020. Illana Stein, who helmed Amphibian's regional premiere of David Davalos' A Lost Leonardo, will direct.

BWW Review: THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company In Boston Photo BWW Review: THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company In Boston
by Jan Nargi - Sep 19, 2019

There's more gray than black and white in the scintillating new play THE PURISTS written by Dan McCabe and directed by Billy Porter. Receiving its rollicking world premiere at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, this rap versus Broadway battle for musical purity between an ex-rapper, a hip-hop DJ and a showtunes aficionado finds common ground among this disparate group of stoop dwellers and thus throws staunchly held beliefs about music, self, and others into serious question.

The Globe Announces Cast and Creatives Of NOURA Photo The Globe Announces Cast and Creatives Of NOURA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the riveting West Coast premiere of Noura by Heather Raffo (the award-winning 9 Parts of Desire, the opera Fallujah), a graduate of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. Loosely inspired by Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, Noura received the prestigious Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Original New Play and the L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award. Directed by Johanna McKeon (Off Broadway's I Have Loved Strangers and Tokio Confidential), Noura begins performances September 20, 2019 and runs through October 20 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 20a?"25. Opening night is Thursday, September 26 at 8:00 p.m. Single tickets on sale now, starting at $30.00, and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE [234-5623], or at the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.

Huntington Theatre Company Extends THE PURISTS Photo Huntington Theatre Company Extends THE PURISTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of The Purists. Due to high ticket demand, this new play about people with opposing viewpoints who choose to get along will now run at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 30 a?" October 6.

BWW Review: Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Thrills at Drury Lane Theatre Photo BWW Review: Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Thrills at Drury Lane Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Jul 30, 2019

Agatha Christie, the a?oeQueen of Mystery.a?? The numbers speak for themselves: best-selling novelist of all time (more than two billion sold), most-translated author (more than 100 languages), and author of the world's longest running play (THE MOUSETRAP has played in the West End since the year Queen Elizabeth II took the throne). Christie originated countless murder mystery tropes, and her formidable talent for weaving intricate plots shines in AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, her best-selling novel and the world's best-selling mystery. Adapted for the stage by the author herself in 1943, the iconic thriller is now playing at Drury Lane Theatre in an intriguing new production directed by Jessica Fisch.

Drury Lane Sets Cast For AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Photo Drury Lane Sets Cast For AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Ten strangers meet on a clandestine island. Each holds a murderous secret. Who will pay the ultimate price? Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for the edge-of-your-seat murder mystery And Then There Were None, written by Agatha Christie and directed by Jessica Fisch. And Then There Were None runs July 12 September 1, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, July 25 at 8:00 p.m.

BWW Review: THE LAST 5 YEARS is a Visionary Masterpiece at Syracuse Stage Photo BWW Review: THE LAST 5 YEARS is a Visionary Masterpiece at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Jun 1, 2019

A stunning, visionary, and thought-provoking production of Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk Award-winning musical, The Last 5 Years, is now delighting audiences at Syracuse Stage. The production is directed by none other than Jason Alexander, who is, of course, best known for his role in the television series Seinfeld. Alexander's vision results in a production that is refreshing, captivating, and brilliant. This production stands out from others because Alexander cast four actors rather than the traditional two. There is also the incomparable score by the brilliant Jason Robert Brown that is a delight to the ears.

Drury Lane Theatre Announces Family Day For MATILDA Photo Drury Lane Theatre Announces Family Day For MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre announces a special Family Day for its Regional Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, scheduled for Sunday, June 9, 2019, before the 2:00 p.m. matinee.

Drury Lane Theatre Celebrates The Opening Of Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL Photo Drury Lane Theatre Celebrates The Opening Of Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

Wonder and amazement abound! Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its Regional Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, featuring Chicago resident Audrey Edwards and Warrenville native Natalie Galla sharing the title role. With book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and orchestrations and additional music by Chris Nightingale, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian and runs April 26 June 23, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

Photo Flash: First Look at Drury Lane Theatre's MATILDA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Drury Lane Theatre's MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Wonder and amazement abound! Get a first look below at Drury Lane Theatre's Regional Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, featuring Chicago resident Audrey Edwards and Warrenville native Natalie Galla sharing the title role.

Jessica Fisch Directs AND THEN THERE WERE NONE This Summer At Drury Lane Theatre Photo Jessica Fisch Directs AND THEN THERE WERE NONE This Summer At Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Ten strangers meet on a clandestine island. Each holds a murderous secret. Who will pay the ultimate price? Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2019/2020 season with the edge-of-your-seat murder mystery And Then There Were None, written by Agatha Christie and directed by Jessica Fisch. And Then There Were None runs July 12 September 1, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

Casting Announced For MATILDA THE MUSICAL At Drury Lane Photo Casting Announced For MATILDA THE MUSICAL At Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Wonder and amazement abound! Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its Regional Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, featuring Chicago resident Audrey Edwards and Warrenville native Natalie Galla sharing the title role. With book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and orchestrations and additional music by Chris Nightingale, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian and runs April 26 June 23, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m.

New York Classical Theatre Presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Photo New York Classical Theatre Presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

New York Classical Theatre kicks off its 20th anniversary season with a gender-flipping production of Oscar Wilde's comic masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest, with the entire cast swapping roles at every other performance. The production, directed by Stephen Burdman, also marks the debut of NY Classical's annual indoor performance, extending its season year-round and continuing its all-free performance policy. The production will be presented from March 5-24, 2019 at The Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street).

BEEP BOOP Begins Limited Off-Broadway Return Engagement Today Photo BEEP BOOP Begins Limited Off-Broadway Return Engagement Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Crowded Outlet announces its production, beep boop, a multimedia clown show created by physical comedian Richard Saudek (Balls at 59E59), TV and film composer Jesse Novak ('BoJack Horseman,' 'The Mindy Project') and director Wes Grantom (Lone Star Spirits, Eager to Lose). beep boop will play a limited return-engagement at 14th Street Y (344 E 14th Street, New York, NY 10003; at 14th Street and 1st Avenue), performing Wednesday, February 6th through Sunday, February 17th.

New York Classical Theatre Announces Cast For Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING E Photo New York Classical Theatre Announces Cast For Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

New York Classical Theatre (Stephen Burdman, Artistic Director) kicks off its 20th anniversary season with a gender-flipping production of Oscar Wilde's comic masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest, with the entire cast swapping roles at every other performance. The production, directed by Stephen Burdman, also marks the debut of NY Classical's annual indoor performance, extending its season year-round and continuing its all-free performance policy. The production will be presented from March 5-24, 2019 at The Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street).

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