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Theatre Nantucket Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION Photo Theatre Nantucket Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020

In this pause, when live theatre has been interrupted across the world, Theatre Nantucket has reached out to theatres and theater university departments across the country to join in on a journey to bring Love and Information to life in this virtual moment.

New Book and Music Releases For the Week of March 30 - PRINCE OF EGYPT; ALMOST, MAINE Photo New Book and Music Releases For the Week of March 30 - PRINCE OF EGYPT; ALMOST, MAINE; and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2020

Need something new to listen to or read? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

Joe Hill-Gibbins Announced As New Artistic Director Of Headlong Photo Joe Hill-Gibbins Announced As New Artistic Director Of Headlong
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

 Award-winning theatre company Headlong, have today announced the appointment of critically acclaimed theatre and opera director Joe Hill-Gibbins as their new Artistic Director. Currently working as a freelance director, with a new production of The Marriage of Figaro opening at English National Opera this month, he joins Headlong in Summer 2020. Donna Munday has also been announced as the new Chair of the company's Board of Trustees and will succeed current chair Robin Paxton on the 18 March.

Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Julia Coffey And Lynette Freeman Headline Preview Rea Photo Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Julia Coffey And Lynette Freeman Headline Preview Reading Of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.

Welsh National Opera Returns To Birmingham And Announces New Season Photo Welsh National Opera Returns To Birmingham And Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

Welsh National Opera will return to their English home of Birmingham Hippodrome this March with another sensational season of Opera including Un ballo in maschera (6 Mar), The Magic Flute (7 & 9 Mar) and Roberto Devereux (8 Mar).

Norbert Leo Butz Joins Cast of Midtown Direct Rep Reading of FEAR Photo Norbert Leo Butz Joins Cast of Midtown Direct Rep Reading of FEAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) is delighted to present its second reading of its 2017-1018 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of FEAR, written by Matt Williams and directed by Mark Armstrong. This event will be performed for one night only on Sunday, December 3rd at 7:00pm at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd. Maplewood, NJ), where MDR is the resident theater company. The reading is $20 (advance purchase), $25 (if purchased at the door) and open to the public. Student/Senior discounts are also available. Tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite by clicking the link HERE.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of  MTC's THE CHILDREN on Broadway Photo Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of MTC's THE CHILDREN on Broadway
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 7, 2017

Direct from an acclaimed run in London, the powerful Royal Court Theatre production of Lucy Kirkwood's astonishing new play, The Children, will make its American debut at MTC with the heralded original cast.

Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Norm Lewis Set for Reading of SOMETHING TO L Photo Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Norm Lewis Set for Reading of SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR in NJ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) launches its 2017-18 reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a free presentation of SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR, a new play with music, written by Rob Zellers, directed by Billy Porter, with music supervision by Zane Mark and musical direction by Darryl Ivey. 

OFF THE RAILS Opens 7/30 at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will reach a long-overdue milestone this month with the opening of the world-premiere production of Off the Rails, the 82-year-old Festival's first play by a Native writer. Playwright Randy Reinholz's irreverent and subversive adaptation of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, directed by OSF Artistic Director Bill Rauch, previews July 27, 28 and 29, opens July 30 and runs in the Angus Bowmer Theatre through the end of the 2017 season.

Cast Announced for Midtown Direct Rep Staged Reading of SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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Midtown Direct Rep Announces Staged Reading of SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROK INN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) concludes its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN, written by Jonathan Van Dyke and directed by Scott Wojcik.

One Night Only! Cast Announced for MDR Staged Reading of TORN ASUNDER by Nikkole Salter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of TORN ASUNDER, written by Obie Award-winner Nikkole Salter and directed by Janeece Freeman Clark

Dwayne Clark and David Hess Join Cast of MDR's Staged Reading TORN ASUNDER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of TORN ASUNDER, written by Obie Award-winner Nikkole Salter and directed by Janeece Freeman Clark. This staged reading will be performed for one night only on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 7pm at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd. Maplewood, NJ), where MDR is the resident theater company. The reading is $15 (advance purchase), $20 (if purchased at the door) and open to the public. Student/Senior discounts are also available. Tickets can be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets (http://tornasunder.bpt.me) by clicking the direct link HERE OR by calling 1-800-838-3006.

Nathan Darrow, Diane Davis, and Elizabeth Ward Land Join the Staged Reading of WE WILL NOT DESCRIBE THE CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of WE WILL NOT DESCRIBE THE CONVERSATION, written by Eugenie Carabatsos and directed by Christina Roussos.

Midtown Direct Rep to Stage Reading of WILL NOT DESCRIBE THE CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of WE WILL NOT DESCRIBE THE CONVERSATION, written by Eugenie Carabatsos and directed by Christina Roussos.

Congratulations! Audra McDonald & Will Swenson Welcome Baby Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald turned to Twitter today to announce that she and husband, Tony nominee Will Swenson have welcomed Sally James McDonald-Swenson, born last night at 11:16pm.

Jenny Bacon and Charlie Pollock to Lead MDR Reading of Matt Schatz's THE BURDENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) kicks off its 2016-17 newly renamed staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of THE BURDENS, written by Matt Schatz and directed by Mark Armstrong.

Midtown Direct Rep Announces New Partnership and Move to The Woodland in Maplewood, NJ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Township of Maplewood. Beginning with the 2016-17 season, MDR will present its staged readings and other productions as the resident theater company of The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd. in Maplewood, NJ). MDR's newly named staged reading series, "Theater at The Woodland", will take place in the Parlor, and larger productions, such as the well-known annual event Listen To Your Mother, will be held in the Great Hall.

GYPSY's Imelda Staunton in Talks for WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in London
by Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2016

Imelda Staunton might be taking on another very strong personality on the London stage.

Full Cast Set for Midtown Direct Rep's Staged Reading of BLINK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) concludes its 2015-16 Theater in the Loft series at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) with a staged reading of BLINK, written by Kate Moira Ryan and directed by Mark Armstrong.

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