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The Off Broadway Alliance Announces Dates For The 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance A Photo The Off Broadway Alliance Announces Dates For The 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020

The Nominating Committee of the Off Broadway Alliance has announced important dates for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards.

TFANA Will Present the New York Premiere of Will Eno's GNIT, Directed by Oliver Butle Photo TFANA Will Present the New York Premiere of Will Eno's GNIT, Directed by Oliver Butler
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) will present the New York premiere of celebrated American playwright Will Eno's Gnit, inspired by Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt (originally published in 1867). Directed by Eno's frequent collaborator, the Obie and Lortel Award-Winner Oliver Butler (Eno's 2014 The Open House and the 2018 revival of Thom Paine (based on nothing), starring Michael C. Hall, both at Signature Theater, and 2019's The Plot at Yale Rep; Heidi Schreck's Tony Award-nominated What the Constitution Means to Me).

Joel Grey Set to Host 2019 Theater Hall of Fame Ceremony Photo Joel Grey Set to Host 2019 Theater Hall of Fame Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Tony and Oscar-winning Joel Grey will be hosting the 49th annual Theater Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater induction ceremony Monday, November 18 at the Gershwin Theatre.

One Week Extension Announced For CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS At Signature Theatre Photo One Week Extension Announced For CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS At Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

A one-week extension has been announced today for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Curse of the Starving Class by Sam Shepard and directed by Tony Award nominee Terry Kinney. The production will now run April 23 to June 2, 2019 with a Monday, May 13 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

The 9th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards Will Take Place June 18 Photo The 9th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards Will Take Place June 18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

The Nominating Committee of the Off Broadway Alliance has announced important dates for the 9th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards:

Signature Theatre Names Meghan Lantzy General Manager Photo Signature Theatre Names Meghan Lantzy General Manager
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Meghan Lantzy will become the new General Manager at Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder), the company announced today. Ms. Lantzy comes to Signature from Lincoln Center Theater, where she has worked for more than 12 years.  

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/10/2018
by - Nov 10, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/10/2018.

Signature Theatre & American Theatre Partner On New Series Of Free Panel Discussions Photo Signature Theatre & American Theatre Partner On New Series Of Free Panel Discussions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Signature Theatre will partner with American Theatre, the national magazine for the American professional not-for-profit theatre published by Theatre Communications Group, on a new series of panel discussions covering subject matters relevant to theatre audiences and practitioners. All panels, which are free and open to the public, will take place at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Frank Langella, Nathan Lane & More Will Present at Theater Hall of Fame Ceremony Photo Frank Langella, Nathan Lane & More Will Present at Theater Hall of Fame Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

The Theater Hall of Fame has announced its 2018 Inductees which include actors Rene Auberjonais, Christine Baranski, and Cicely Tyson; playwrights Maria Irene Fornes, David Henry Hwang, and Adrienne Kennedy; director Joe Mantello, and posthumously James Houghton.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/20/2018
by - Oct 20, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/20/2018.

Ian Lassiter, Alicia Simms, and More to Star in Signature's FABULATION, OR THE RE-E Photo Ian Lassiter, Alicia Simms, and More to Star in Signature's FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The cast and creative team has been announced for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz.

Christine Baranski, Cicely Tyson, and Joe Mantello Among 2018 Theater Hall of Fame In Photo Christine Baranski, Cicely Tyson, and Joe Mantello Among 2018 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

The Theater Hall of Fame has announced its 2018 Inductees which include actors Rene Auberjonais, Christine Baranski, and Cicely Tyson; playwrights Maria Irene Fornes, David Henry Hwang, and Adrienne Kennedy; director Joe Mantello, and posthumously James Houghton.

Brief 8/8: Get a First Look at Clips From BE MORE CHILL, and More! Photo Brief 8/8: Get a First Look at Clips From BE MORE CHILL, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: get a first look at clips from Be More Chill, meet the cast of King Kong, and more!

Michael C. Hall to Star in THOM PAIN at Signature Theatre Photo Michael C. Hall to Star in THOM PAIN at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Golden Globe Award-winner Michael C. Hall ('Dexter,' 'Six Feet Under,' The Realistic Joneses) will play the title role of Thom Pain in the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Thom Pain (based on nothing), by Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno and directed by Obie Award-winner Oliver Butler. Eno was the first writer to complete Signature's Residency 5, a unique program offering three full productions over the course of five years. This is his first Legacy production since completing the program, which included productions of his play Title and Deed, and the world premieres of The Open House and Wakey, Wakey.

Signature's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Extends Through June 17 Photo Signature's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Extends Through June 17
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad, has been extended by a week, the company announced today. The production, which opened on May 20, will now run through June 17, 2018.

Signature Theatre Announces Second Extension for PARADISE BLUE Photo Signature Theatre Announces Second Extension for PARADISE BLUE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Paradise Blue by Obie Award-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson has been extended by a week for a second time, the company announced today. The production, which opened on May 14, will now run through June 17, 2018.

Signature Theatre To Offer Free Student Matinee Program Photo Signature Theatre To Offer Free Student Matinee Program
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Free Student Matinee Program of Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder), sponsored byDelta Air Lines, will offer free performances of Dominique Morisseau's Paradise Blue, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and Stephen Adly Guirgis' Our Lady of 121st Street, directed by Phylicia Rashad, the company announced today. The student matinee performance of Paradise Blue will take place on Wednesday, May 16 at 1pm and the student matinee performances of Our Lady of 121st Street will take place on Wednesday, May 23 at 1pm and Wednesday, May 30 at 1pm. Performances will take place at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Signature Theatre Announces Free Special Events For PARADISE BLUE Photo Signature Theatre Announces Free Special Events For PARADISE BLUE
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) will host several special events in connection with Dominique Morisseau's Paradise Blue this spring at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), the company announced today. These events are part of the Signature Spotlight Series.

Signature Extends Dominique Morisseau's PARADISE BLUE Photo Signature Extends Dominique Morisseau's PARADISE BLUE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

The Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Paradise Blue by Obie Award-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson has been extended one week, the company announced today. The production, which opens on May 14, will now run through June 10, 2018.

Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Casting Photo Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad. This is the second production of Guirgis' Signature residency, which began last fall with the critically-acclaimed, extended production of Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, directed by Mark Brokaw. Our Lady of 121st Street marks Rashad's New York City directorial debut.

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