Words Are Weapons In Howard Barker's VICTORY At Shaw FestivalWords Are Weapons In Howard Barker's VICTORY At Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

An extreme exploration of the power of words, Howard Barker's Victory is not for the squeamish. A tale of survival set against the violent aftermath of the English civil war, Victory uses language as a weapon, challenging a modern audience's expectations of what theatre should be. Directed by Artistic Director Tim Carroll, Victory features an all-star ensemble cast led by Martha Burns, Sara Topham, Patrick Galligan, Gray Powell, Tom Rooney and Tom McCamus. The Shaw Festival's production begins previews on Sunday, July 14 at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre.  (more...)

Previews Begin Tonight For PTP/NYC At Atlantic Stage 2Previews Begin Tonight For PTP/NYC At Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

PTPNYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 33rd repertory season, its 13th consecutive in New York City. Previews begin tonight for a July 16 opening, running through August 4 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street. (more...)

REFORMATION Comes to The White Bear Theatre In June/July 2019REFORMATION Comes to The White Bear Theatre In June/July 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Berlin. Eva learns that the celebrity artist Cranach is visiting her city. A chance meeting in the market place leads to romance with the artist's son. Eva gets the chance to model for Cranach's latest painting, 'The Rape of Lucrece'. When Joachim, the all-powerful Elector of Brandenburg, sees the sketches of Eva, he wants the model. Is Cranach willing to sell the human his son loves? In an age where upsetting the powerful meant obscurity or death, what's a poor girl like Eva to do? (more...)

Potomac Theatre Project in Association with Middlebury College Presents its 33rd Repertory SeasonPotomac Theatre Project in Association with Middlebury College Presents its 33rd Repertory Season
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 13, 2019

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 33rd repertory season, its 13th consecutive in New York City, running July 9 - August 4, 2019 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

BWW Interview: THE NICETIES playwright Eleanor Burgess Mining History To Facilitate Truthful PlaysBWW Interview: THE NICETIES playwright Eleanor Burgess Mining History To Facilitate Truthful Plays
by Gil Kaan - Apr 9, 2019

Playwright Eleanor Burgess' latest work THE NICETIES receives its west coast premiere at the Geffen Playhouse beginning April 9, 2019. THE NICETIES charts the escalating series of calm-to-volatile discourses between a university college professor and her brilliant student on history, race and reputation. Eleanor, a Huntington Playwright Fellow, carved out some time to answer a few of my inquisitive inquiries on her writing processes, while touching on some of her professional milestones. (more...)

Metal Rabbit Productions In Association With Park Theatre Announce The World Première Of WE'RE STAYING RIGHT HEREMetal Rabbit Productions In Association With Park Theatre Announce The World Première Of WE'RE STAYING RIGHT HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Metal Rabbit Productions in association with Park Theatre present the world premiere of Henry Devas' debut play, We're Staying Right Here, a black comedy exploring issues of male depression and suicide. Jez Pike directs Tom Canton, Danny Kirrane, Daniel Portman, who plays Podrick Payne in Game of Thrones and Liam Smith. The production opens at Park Theatre on 1 March, with previews from 26 February, and runs until 23 March. (more...)

Trap Door Presents THE OLD WOMAN BROODSTrap Door Presents THE OLD WOMAN BROODS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The Trap Door Theatre presents The Old Woman Broods written by Tadeusz Rozewicz (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting For THE WOLVESTheatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting For THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Artistic Director Tim Carroll Announces The Shaw Festival's 2019 SeasonArtistic Director Tim Carroll Announces The Shaw Festival's 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival proudly announce the 2019 Festival season playbill. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of The Potomac Theatre Project's 32nd Season at The Atlantic Stage 2Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of The Potomac Theatre Project's 32nd Season at The Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 32nd repertory season, its 12th consecutive in New York City, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Previews began on July 10 for a July 17 opening with performances continuing through August 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: Potomac Theatre Project Presents 32nd Repertory SeasonPhoto Flash: Potomac Theatre Project Presents 32nd Repertory Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 32nd repertory season, its 12th consecutive in New York City, running July 10 - August 5, 2018 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Previews Begin Tonight For PTP/NYC At Atlantic Stage 2Previews Begin Tonight For PTP/NYC At Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 32nd repertory season, its 12th consecutive in New York City, running July 10 - August 5, 2018 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Photo Flash: Potomac Theatre Project's 32nd Repertory SeasonPhoto Flash: Potomac Theatre Project's 32nd Repertory Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 32nd repertory season, its 12th consecutive in New York City, running July 10 - August 5, 2018 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Potomac Theatre Project Announces 32nd SeasonPotomac Theatre Project Announces 32nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 32nd repertory season, its 12th consecutive in New York City, running July 10 - August 5, 2018 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Memorial Service for Jan Maxwell to Be Held June 4; Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil, and More to AttendMemorial Service for Jan Maxwell to Be Held June 4; Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil, and More to Attend
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

A memorial service for beloved five-time Tony Award-nominated actress Jan Maxwell will be held on Monday, June 4 at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant To Receive Obie Award For Lifetime AchievementKathleen Chalfant To Receive Obie Award For Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice announce that Tony Award-nominated and three-time Obie-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant will receive a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards. (more...)

Trap Door Theatre Announces New Show MONSIEUR D'EON IS A WOMANTrap Door Theatre Announces New Show MONSIEUR D'EON IS A WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

"Monsieur D'eon is a Woman" is a madcap romp following the extraordinary life and adventures of the Chevailere D'eon, an eighteenth century French diplomat, soldier, spy and a celebrated figure for Transgender and Women's rights. (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre CompanyMichael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre CompanyMichael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Highlighting The Power Of The Pencil, Particularly Through Images, NO END OF BLAME Challenges The Audience To See Art As More Than EntertainmentBWW REVIEW: Highlighting The Power Of The Pencil, Particularly Through Images, NO END OF BLAME Challenges The Audience To See Art As More Than Entertainment
by Jade Kops - Oct 21, 2017

In a world where artists and media are censored, sometimes terminally, Howard Barker's NO END OF BLAME challenges the audience to consider the power of art. (more...)

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