Casting Announced For THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG National TourCasting Announced For THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

After a successful first year playing in over 25 North American cities and recouping its investment in just 15 weeks, the producers of The Play That Goes Wrong are thrilled to announce that the National Tour will continue across North America for the 2019-2020 season. The Play That Goes Wrong will play over 35 new markets, kicking off in Sioux Falls, SD at the Washington Pavilion on October 18, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Acting Company's MEASURE FOR MEASUREPhoto Flash: First Look at The Acting Company's MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

The Acting Company presents Measure for Measure, playing through August 24, 2019 at the Duke on 42nd Street (229 W. 42nd Street), with opening night for both plays set for Sunday, July 28, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Acting Company Present NATIVE SONPhoto Flash: The Acting Company Present NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

The Acting Company has announced the 2019 Summer Repertory Season, along with complete casting and creative teams. Native Son and Measure for Measure will play July 14 through August 24, 2019 at the Duke on 42nd Street (229 W. 42nd Street), with opening night for both plays set for Sunday, July 28, 2019. Single tickets and subscription packages are on sale now. (more...)

The Acting Company Announces Casts of NATIVE SON & MEASURE FOR MEASUREThe Acting Company Announces Casts of NATIVE SON & MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

The Acting Company announces the cast and creative teams for its 2019 Summer Repertory Season. Native Son and Measure for Measure will play July 14 through August 24, 2019 at the Duke on 42nd Street (229 W. 42nd Street), with opening night for both plays set for Sunday, July 28, 2019. Single tickets and subscription packages are on sale now. (more...)

Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS... Extends Through April 5Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS... Extends Through April 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Playwrights Horizons has extended the world premiere of If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, written by Tori Sampson (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of IF PRETTY HURTS...Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of IF PRETTY HURTS...
by Review Roundups - Mar 11, 2019

Playwrights Horizons is currently staging Tori Sampson's If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka. Let's find out what the critics had to say. (more...)

Carla R. Stewart Joins Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...Carla R. Stewart Joins Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) has announced that Carla R. Stewart (Broadway, National Tour, and Regional: The Color Purple) will play The Voice of the River in the world premiere production of Tori Sampson's If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, directed by Obie winner Leah C. Gardiner (Born Bad) and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly. Performances begin Today, February 15, and continue through March 31 in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). The production opens officially on the evening of Sunday, March 10. (more...)

Carla R. Stewart Joins Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...Carla R. Stewart Joins Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) has announced that Carla R. Stewart (Broadway, National Tour, and Regional: The Color Purple) will play The Voice of the River in the world premiere production of Tori Sampson's If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, directed by Obie winner Leah C. Gardiner (Born Bad) and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly. Performances begin Friday, February 15, and continue through March 31 in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). The production opens officially on the evening of Sunday, March 10. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Live For Five Lottery For IF PRETTY HURTS...Playwrights Horizons Announces Live For Five Lottery For IF PRETTY HURTS...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Playwrights Horizons Opens Live for Five Lottery, February 4-7, for the World Premiere of Tori Sampson's If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, Directed by Leah C. Gardiner and Choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly (February 15-March 31, 2019) (more...)

BWW Review: IF/THEN at Stagecrafters Brings You Along On A Worthwhile Emotional JourneyBWW Review: IF/THEN at Stagecrafters Brings You Along On A Worthwhile Emotional Journey
by Stefani Chudnow - Jan 31, 2019

Through February 17th, you can catch the recent Broadway musical If/Then at Royal Oak's Baldwin Theatre. If/Then, originally starring Idina Menzel as Elizabeth, finished its 401 performance-run on Broadway on March 22, 2015 and followed up with a national tour that passed through Detroit in April 2016. Written by the duo behind the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal, Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, If/Then is yet another unique, very human story that everyone can find themselves in. In addition, its Broadway production was commended among critics and audiences alike for being a rare original musical in an age of adaptations. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Stages Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...Playwrights Horizons Stages Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Playwrights Horizons presents the world premiere of If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, written by Tori Sampson, directed by Leah C. Gardiner, and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, February 15-March 31, 2019 in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (more...)

TDF's Veterans Theatregoing Program Launches Second Season at THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGTDF's Veterans Theatregoing Program Launches Second Season at THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Last night, a group of 30 veterans residing at Samaritan Daytop Village in Hell's Kitchen were among the veterans invited to attend the Thursday, November 8 performance of The Play That Goes Wrong to launch the second season of TDF's Veterans Theatregoing Program.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Disastrous New Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGPhoto Flash: Meet the Disastrous New Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Fall semester has begun at Cornley University as Broadway's longest running comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, welcomes Toccarra Cash and Mara Davi to the Drama Society beginning tonight Tuesday, September 11th. (more...)

Mara Davi and Toccarra Cash Join Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG TonightMara Davi and Toccarra Cash Join Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Fall semester has begun at Cornley University as Broadway's longest running comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, welcomes Toccarra Cash and Mara Davi to the Drama Society beginning tonight Tuesday, September 11th. Cash and Davi will join the cast as Annie and Sandra respectively. (more...)

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Goes Right and RecoupsTHE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Goes Right and Recoups
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Broadway's longest running comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, announced today that the Tony Award-winning production has recouped its $4 million investment. (more...)

A Work Song Becomes A Play: BERTA, BERTA at Contemporary American Theater FestivalA Work Song Becomes A Play: BERTA, BERTA at Contemporary American Theater Festival
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 12, 2018

Bianca Laverne Jones gives us a Berta a man would want to compose a song about. Her face, her eyes, the modulations of her voice, like the song Berta, Berta itself, communicate so much more than the lines she delivers. 'Berta is a voluptuous, stately Black woman with a striking countenance,' say the directions. Just so. (more...)

CATF Welcomes The 2018 CompanyCATF Welcomes The 2018 Company
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Known nationally and internationally for its professional cultivation of vibrant new plays, the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University welcomes the 2018 company to Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Each July, artists from around the country, including cities such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, gather in historic Shepherdstown to create the future of American theater. (more...)

Casting Announced for Adam Kraar's Five Borough World Premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENTSCasting Announced for Adam Kraar's Five Borough World Premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Working Theater (Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Adam Kraar's Alternating Currents, directed by Kareem Fahmy (James Scruggs's 3/Fifths at 3LD) as part of their Five Boroughs/One City Initiative with performances in Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island, and Brooklyn, April 26-May 26. (more...)

Quest Theatre Ensemble To Close Doors After 16 Free YearsQuest Theatre Ensemble To Close Doors After 16 Free Years
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Chicago has lost another company offering FREE professional theater, as Quest Theatre Ensemble, founded in 2002 by Amanda Banden, Buck Blue, Jason Bowen, Andrew Park and Nick Rupard, has ceased operations. The Quest announcement was made today by Jason Bowen, President of the company's Board of Directors. Chicago's other free theater company - Oracle Productions - ceased operations in December 2016. (more...)

Happily Ever After Isn't As Easy as It Looks in Open Book Theatre's ENCHANTED CABARETHappily Ever After Isn't As Easy as It Looks in Open Book Theatre's ENCHANTED CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Imagine that your favorite prince and princess are real people, and they're not living under the sea or in an enchanted castle, but rather in your own town. They're meeting at the local bar, and they're struggling to find their happily ever after, just like you.  The bartender is slinging drinks, the songs you know and love aren't being sung by animated people with large eyes and animal sidekicks, and the happy ending is anything but a foregone conclusion. (more...)

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