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Blair Underwood, André Holland and More Announced for Final Three Williamstown Theat Photo Blair Underwood, André Holland and More Announced for Final Three Williamstown Theatre Festival & Audible Productions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting and recording sessions have commenced for the final three productions - Paradise Blue, Row, and Wish You Were Here - that are part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival's season to Audible.

Drama League Announces Lineup For In Conversation and #Collaboration Series - JAGGED  Photo Drama League Announces Lineup For In Conversation and #Collaboration Series - JAGGED LITTLE PILL, Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020

May and June episodes will feature Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and actor Elizabeth Stanley on their collaboration during Jagged Little Pill; Tony-winning director Michael Mayer with actors Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle on Little Shop of Horrors; directors Lileana Blain-Cruz, Sheryl Kaller, and Desdemona Chiang; director Gaye Taylor Upchurch and playwright Lauren Gunderson on The Half-Life of Marie Curie; and more.

The Old Globe Sets Tentative Schedule for World Premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's T Photo The Old Globe Sets Tentative Schedule for World Premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

The Old Globe today announced a tentative schedule for postponed spring productions. Though they don't have exact dates, as of today their plan is to resume performances this fall with the West Coast premiere of Faceless by award-winning playwright Selina Fillinger, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch.

Williamstown Theatre Festival to Present its Season in Audio Format on Audible Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival to Present its Season in Audio Format on Audible
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible announced today that the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season will be produced on Audible, the world's largest producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks.

Williamstown Theatre Festival Has Announced Sanaz Toossi as the 2020 L. Arnold Weissb Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival Has Announced Sanaz Toossi as the 2020 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced that Sanaz Toossi is the 2020 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award recipient for her play English. Sanaz receives the $10,000 award as well as the $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play.

Cast And Creatives Announced For FACELESS at the Old Globe Photo Cast And Creatives Announced For FACELESS at the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Faceless by award-winning playwright Selina Fillinger (The Armor Plays: Cinched/Strapped, Something Clean), which was presented in the 2019 Powers New Voices Festival and will be directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (the Globe's The Last Match and also Off Broadway, Bethany, and The Blameless). Faceless runs March 28 a?" April 26, 2020 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run March 28 a?" April 1, with opening night on Thursday, April 2, at 8:00 p.m. Single tickets are 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 by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Following its run at the Globe, Faceless will tour to four Community Partner venues with our free Globe for All program from April 30 to May 3.

Audible Theater Will Present Liza Jessie Peterson's THE PECULIAR PATRIOT and IN LOVE  Photo Audible Theater Will Present Liza Jessie Peterson's THE PECULIAR PATRIOT and IN LOVE AND STRUGGLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

Audible, the world's largest producer and seller of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, today announced two new limited engagement events this February and March at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Audible Theater Will Present Dan Rather's STORIES OF A LIFETIME for Two Performances  Photo Audible Theater Will Present Dan Rather's STORIES OF A LIFETIME for Two Performances Only
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020

Audible, the world's largest producer and seller of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks today announced Dan Rather's 'Stories Of A Lifetime' continuing Audible Theater's slate of live events at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible's creative home for live performance in New York.

VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

Audible Theater has just released a new video that goes behind the scenes of The Half-Life of Marie Curie (their current play at the Minetta Lane Theatre), following the project's unique journey from page to stage to earbuds through the eyes of playwright Lauren Gunderson, Director Gaye Taylor Upchurch, actresses Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany, and Audible artistic producer Kate Navin and senior producer Emilia LaPenta.

BWW Review: Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany Muse Over Science and Sexism in Laure Photo BWW Review: Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany Muse Over Science and Sexism in Lauren Gunderson's THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Michael Dale - Nov 30, 2019

Roughly two months ago American Theatre announced that for the second time in the past three seasons, Lauren Gunderson has topped their list of the most-produced playwrights in the country, her 33 professional productions among the 385 Theatre Communications Group's member theatres easily surpassing second place finisher Lauren Yee's 18, Tennessee Williams' 17 and more than doubling the totals of August Wilson and Neil Simon. She came in at #2 on last year's list after her first #1 finish the year before. (For the record, Shakespeare, who would surely rank #1 every season, is excluded.)

Review Roundup: THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo Review Roundup: THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie just celebrated opening night at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue - one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Katherine Lee - Nov 20, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie just celebrated opening night at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue - one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE; Now in Previews Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE; Now in Previews
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie is now in previews and will celebrate opening night on Tuesday, November 19 at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue – one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Audible's THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Will Begin Performances Tomorrow Photo Audible's THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Will Begin Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie, an Audible-commissioned world premiere from America's most-produced living playwright Lauren Gunderson, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, and starring Obie Award winner Kate Mulgrew ('Orange is the New Black,' Equus) as Hertha Ayrton and Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) as Marie Curie, begins performances tomorrow - Tuesday, November 12 - at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue - one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

BWW TV: Kate Mulgrew, Francesca Faridany & More Talk THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo BWW TV: Kate Mulgrew, Francesca Faridany & More Talk THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 26, 2019

Audible Inc. has announced the world premiere of The Half-Life of Marie Curie, an Audible-commissioned work from America's most-produced living playwright Lauren Gunderson, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, and starring Obie Award winner Kate Mulgrew ('Orange is the New Black,' Equus) and Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time).

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Get a peek inside rehearsals for the world premiere of The Half-Life of Marie Curie

Kate Mulgrew Will Lead THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE at the Minetta Lane Theatre Photo Kate Mulgrew Will Lead THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE at the Minetta Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Audible Inc. has announced the world premiere of The Half-Life of Marie Curie, an Audible-commissioned work from America's most-produced living playwright Lauren Gunderson, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, and starring Obie Award winner Kate Mulgrew (a?oeOrange is the New Black,a?? Equus) and Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time).

Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More Photo Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

The Old Globe's 2019–2020 Season includes three world premieres, five West Coast premieres, and a Tony Award–winning production of an American masterwork.

2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival Presents Seven New Plays From The Nation's Hottest  Photo 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival Presents Seven New Plays From The Nation's Hottest Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

South Coast Repertory Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei today announced the lineup for the 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF). The annual showcase of new works kicks off on April 26 with a concert reading of a new musical adaptation of Prelude to a Kiss, directed by Ivers in his directorial debut as SCR's artistic director.

BWW Review: SONGBIRD at Two River Theater is a Must-See Photo BWW Review: SONGBIRD at Two River Theater is a Must-See
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 17, 2018

Not to be missed! Two River Theater is now presenting 'Songbird.' Set in Nashville, Tennessee, it is an intriguing story based on Anton Chekhov's 'The Seagull' that deals with the complexities of human relationships. Written by Michael Kimmel, with music and lyrics by Lauren Pritchard, the show features the finest direction by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, choreography by Marc Kimelman, and musical direction by Kris Kukul.

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