THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE Ends its Record-Breaking RunTHE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE Ends its Record-Breaking Run
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

Trinity Rep closed its sold-out, record-breaking production of the world premiere play The Prince of Providence on October 27, after an extended seven-week run. The play was written by George Brant, based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name by Mike Stanton, and was directed by Taibi Magar. It covered the rise and fall of Providence's former mayor, Vincent A. a?oeBuddya?? Cianci. Prior to its Opening Night on September 16, the show became the highest-grossing, non-holiday production in the organization's 56-year history, breaking the record set by My Fair Lady in 2000. More than 13,000 people saw the show in Trinity Rep's intimate 250-seat Dowling Theater. (more...)

Page 73 Announces Semifinalists For 2020 Playwriting FellowshipPage 73 Announces Semifinalists For 2020 Playwriting Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Page 73 has announced twelve semifinalists for the 2020 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. (more...)

Page 73 Productions Announces The World Premiere Of Zora Howard's STEWPage 73 Productions Announces The World Premiere Of Zora Howard's STEW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

Page 73 (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) is proud to announce the world premiere of STEW, written by Zora Howard (Premature, IFC Films) and directed by Colette Robert (Behind the Sheet). As with every Page 73 production, including last season's A STRANGE LOOP by Michael R. Jackson and CATCH AS CATCH CAN by Mia Chung, STEW marks Howard's professional debut as a playwright Off Broadway. Performances of STEW begin on Monday, January 20 at the Walkerspace Theatre for a limited run through Saturday, February 22. Opening night is set for Saturday, February 1. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Auction For Tickets To THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCETrinity Rep Announces Auction For Tickets To THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Trinity Rep will be auctioning off one pair of premium tickets to the final Saturday night performance of its sold-out run of The Prince of Providence. Proceeds will support the Tony Award-winning theater's education programs. The tickets are for the performance on Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 pm, and are located in the fifth row center on the aisle. The online auction will open at 7:00 am on Tuesday, October 15 and close at 10:00 pm on Sunday, October 20. Bids can be placed at www.32auctions.com/trinityrep. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces A CHRISTMAS CAROLTrinity Rep Announces A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

Trinity Rep presents its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2019 production has been inspired by the senses, with a focus on the sights, sounds, and smells of the holiday season. (more...)

MARIE AND ROSETTA Comes to Greater Boston Stage CompanyMARIE AND ROSETTA Comes to Greater Boston Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Greater Boston Stage Company, in collaboration with The Front Porch Arts Collective, presents Marie and Rosetta a?" the story of the groundbreaking musician Sister Rosetta Tharpe and her young protegee Marie Knight. Directed by Pascale Florestal, Marie and Rosetta will feature Lovely Hoffman and Pier Lamia Porter. Performances run October 17 a?" November 10, 2019. The Press Opening is Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Finely Written, Creatively Directed, Well-Acted, Funny, INTO THE BREECHES! at CPHBWW Review: Finely Written, Creatively Directed, Well-Acted, Funny, INTO THE BREECHES! at CPH
by Roy Berko - Sep 22, 2019

As the lights come up on the Tony Winning Cleveland Play House's opening production of its 104thseason, it's 1942 and the Oberon Play House (a stand-in name for CPH), is about to open its season. There is a major problem, however. The plays scheduled are all Shakespeare, the company's males are all off fighting in World War II, and the director is in the service of his country. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE at Trinity RepBWW Review: THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE at Trinity Rep
by Barb Burke - Sep 22, 2019

Whether you love Buddy, hate Buddy, love to hate Buddy, or hate that you love Buddy; there's plenty to love about The Prince of Providence. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera To Present FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES, Its First Opera by a Black ComposerMetropolitan Opera To Present FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES, Its First Opera by a Black Composer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Fire Shut Up in My Bones will have it Metropolitan Opera premiere in the 2020-2021 season. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Lottery For THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE And Additional Ticket OpportunitiesTrinity Rep Announces Lottery For THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE And Additional Ticket Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

In advance of the first performances of The Prince of Providence next week, Trinity Rep is announcing new ways to get tickets for this in-demand production, which has numerous sold-out performances and is already drawing audiences from 23 states. Each Monday at 10:00 am, additional tickets will be released for sale for that week's performances. Those tickets will be sold at regular prices. In addition, the day before each performance, patrons can enter a lottery for a limited number of tickets between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. Those tickets will be sold for $49. More information about the show, the lottery, and current availability can be found at trinityrep.com/buddy or by contacting the box office at (401) 351-4242. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents An FSU/Asolo Conservatory Touring Production Of ROMEO & JULIETAsolo Rep Presents An FSU/Asolo Conservatory Touring Production Of ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Asolo Rep proudly presents an FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training touring production of one of the greatest love stories of all time: William Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET. This fresh and fast 45-minute adaptation will be adapted and directed by Tyler Dobrowsky, who streamlined past touring production of The Tempest and Julius Caesar. The 10th annual educational touring production will travel to schools and community venues throughout the state of Florida from September 24 through November 24. There will also be a special performance for educators and press on Friday, September 27 at 6pm in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces AMERICA TOO: IT'S OUR HEALTHTrinity Rep Announces AMERICA TOO: IT'S OUR HEALTH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Trinity Rep announces that its annual event America Too will return for its fifth year with the theme It's Our Health in partnership with the Business Innovation Factory (BIF).    (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents Hilarious Comedy YOGA PLAYLaguna Playhouse Presents Hilarious Comedy YOGA PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Namaste. LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE presents the second show of its 99th season, the critically acclaimed San Francisco Playhouse production of YOGA PLAY, written by Dipika Guha and directed by Bill English. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Presents The World Premiere Of
THE DAUGHTERS By Patricia CotterSan Francisco Playhouse Presents The World Premiere Of THE DAUGHTERS By Patricia Cotter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the first production of their 2019/2020 Sandbox Series of World Premieres: The Daughters, written by Patricia Cotter. Jessica Holt will direct the world premiere production, presented at the Creativity Theater. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Extension For THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCETrinity Rep Announces Extension For THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

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INTO THE BREECHES! Kicks Off Season at CPHINTO THE BREECHES! Kicks Off Season at CPH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Cleveland Play House opens its 2019-2020 season with the celebratory, heart-felt comedy Into The Breeches! written by George Brant. Directed by CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley, the uplifting, laugh-out-loud comedy runs from September 14th through October 6th in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Casting For THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCETrinity Rep Announces Casting For THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Trinity Rep announces that Chicago-based actor Scott Aiello, best known for his role of Tommy Barkow on the Showtime television series Billions will play Vincent a?oeBuddya?? Cianci in the highly-anticipated upcoming play, The Prince of Providence.  The production will run September 12 a?' October 20 and is expected to sell out. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 am online and in-person at the theater. (more...)

Video: First Look At GROUNDED At Atlanta Theatre ClubVideo: First Look At GROUNDED At Atlanta Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019

Atlanta Theatre Club will produce the Georgia premiere of George Brant's award-winning solo show Grounded, August 3-17. For tickets or more information, please visit atlantatheatreclub.com.  (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces The Third Year Of A Sensory-Friendly SeasonTrinity Rep Announces The Third Year Of A Sensory-Friendly Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

In support of its commitment to theater for all, Trinity Repertory Company announces a series of performances of shows in the 2019-20 Season to made to meet the needs of audience members with autism and/or with sensory-processing disorders. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Production Of YOGA PLAY Moves To Laguna PlayhouseSan Francisco Playhouse Production Of YOGA PLAY Moves To Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse is thrilled to announce that their production of Dipika Guha's Yoga Play will move to Laguna Playhouse this fall. San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English will direct, with most of the original Playhouse cast reprising their roles in the Southern California production. (more...)

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