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Jeffrey Whitty's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM First Two Episodes Out Now Photo Jeffrey Whitty's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM First Two Episodes Out Now
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021

Following the success of Macbeth and Pericles, the series – presented by Next Chapter Podcasts in partnership with Play On Shakespeare – continues today with the release of Jeffrey Whitty's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2021

TheaterWorks Hartford Extends Amy Berryman's WALDEN To August 29 Photo TheaterWorks Hartford Extends Amy Berryman's WALDEN To August 29
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2021

Due to popular demand, TheaterWorks Hartford, in partnership with Riverfront Recapture, has extended in-person performances of Amy Berryman's debut play, Walden, to August 29. The North American premiere marks a return to in-person events for TheaterWorks Hartford, as well as its first outdoor show in its 35-year history.

TheaterWorks Hartford Returns to Live Performances With North American Premiere of WA Photo TheaterWorks Hartford Returns to Live Performances With North American Premiere of WALDEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021

TheaterWorks Hartford, in partnership with Riverfront Recapture, will present the North American premiere of Amy Berryman’s debut play, Walden. Directed by Mei Ann Teo, the production marks a return to in-person events for TheaterWorks Hartford, as well as its first outdoor show in its 35-year history.

North American Premiere of Amy Berryman's WALDEN to be Presented by TheaterWorks Hart Photo North American Premiere of Amy Berryman's WALDEN to be Presented by TheaterWorks Hartford
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021

TheaterWorks Hartford will present the North American premiere of Amy Berryman’s debut play, Walden. Directed by Mei Ann Teo (Jillian Walker’s SKiNFoLK: An American Show) and taking place on a natural, undeveloped site along the Connecticut River, the production marks a return to in-person events for TheaterWorks Hartford.

Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James & More in Season 2 Photo Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James & More in Season 2 of MODERN LOVE
by Nicole Rosky - May 26, 2021

Tobias Menzies (The Crown) and Tony winner Sophie Okonedo (Ratched) joined the cast of the star-studded second season of Modern Love. They appear in an episode directed by John Carney, who also serves as showrunner and executive producer. The episode and series recently completed filming in Dublin, Ireland.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with New Programming and Initiat Photo Ma-Yi Theater Company Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with New Programming and Initiatives
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021

In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month, Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced several programs and initiatives that not only strengthen Ma-Yi’s role in leading the national discourse about what it means to be Asian American today, but expands the diverse communities that Ma-Yi champions and supports.

Isaac Powell, Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James Join MODERN LOVE Season Two Photo Isaac Powell, Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James Join MODERN LOVE Season Two
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 22, 2021

The series is based on the popular New York Times column. Season two is scheduled to premiere later this year.

Two River Theater Concludes TWO RIVER RISING Online Benefit Reading Series  Photo Two River Theater Concludes TWO RIVER RISING Online Benefit Reading Series 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2020

Two River Theater concludes its online benefit reading series with Shakespeare's classic story of two young star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. This modern verse translation by Hansol Jung will be live on Wed, Sept 30 with Act 1. Act 2, followed by a Q&A with the artists, will take place on Thurs, Oct 1 at 7PM EDT.

NAATCO Announces ROMEO AND JULIET as Second Production for National Partnership Proje Photo NAATCO Announces ROMEO AND JULIET as Second Production for National Partnership Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Company) has announced the second production for the NAATCO National Partnership Project (NNPP): Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, in a modern verse translation by Hansol Jung, in partnership with Two River Theater of NJ (TRT).

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 3 - WEST SIDE STORY Novel, Music Fro Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 3 - WEST SIDE STORY Novel, Music From Sophia Anne Caruso, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2020

This week's list features the novelization of West Side Story, as well as a graphic novel version of The Phantom of the Opera, and the audiobook of Vietgone. Plus, new music from Sophia Anne Caruso!

New and Upcoming Book, Music, and Film Releases For the Week of July 13 - HADESTOWN L Photo New and Upcoming Book, Music, and Film Releases For the Week of July 13 - HADESTOWN Lyric Book, Music From Telly Leung, Melissa Errico, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2020

Check out this week's list of new and upcoming book, music, and film releases, including a Hadestown lyric book, new music from Telly Leung, Melissa Errico, and more!

BWW Interview: Always a Creative Force To Be Reckoned With, Tim Dang Next Directs LAT Photo BWW Interview: Always a Creative Force To Be Reckoned With, Tim Dang Next Directs LATW's VIETGONE
by Gil Kaan - Jan 15, 2020

Next up for L.A. Theatre Works will be Qui Nguyen's VIETGONE, set to be recorded live at the James Bridges Theater on the UCLA campus for four performances beginning January 24, 2020. East West Players' Producing Artistic Director Emeritus Tim Dang will direct this semi-fictional tale of how Qui's parents met in an Arkansas relocation camp. The talented cast includes Will Dao, Desirée Mee Jung, Greg Watanabe, Paul Yen and Jeena Yi. I grabbed the opportunity, after all these years of knowing him, to interview the creative force behind the early development of the East West Players - Tim Dang.

Theatre Works Records VIETGONE By Qui Nguyen For Radio, Podcast, Online Streaming Photo Theatre Works Records VIETGONE By Qui Nguyen For Radio, Podcast, Online Streaming
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2020

Vietgone a?" East West Players producing artistic director emeritus Tim Dang directs Will Dao, Desirée Mee Jung, Greg Watanabe, Paul Yen and Jeena Yi in Qui Nguyen's hilarious, a?oeprobably-mostly-truea?? version of how his parents met and built a life for themselves in a new land. Set in 1975 a?" just after the fall of Saigon a?" this epic, award-winning play repurposes pop culture from the last 40 years to tell the story of two Vietnamese refugees who meet in an Arkansas relocation camp before setting out on a rip-roaring road trip across America. Equal parts buddy story, all-American romance and motorcycle adventure, Vietgone sizzles to a smart, sassy and raucous hip-hop soundtrack by Shane Rettig.

L.A. Theatre Works to Record VIETGONE by Qui Nguyen for Radio, Podcast and Online Str Photo L.A. Theatre Works to Record VIETGONE by Qui Nguyen for Radio, Podcast and Online Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

Vietgone - East West Players producing artistic director emeritus Tim Dang directs Desirée Mee Jung, Will Dao, Greg Watanabe and Jeena Yi in Qui Nguyen's hilarious, 'probably-mostly-true' version of how his parents met and built a life for themselves in a new land. Set in 1975 - just after the fall of Saigon - this epic, award-winning play repurposes pop culture from the last 40 years to tell the story of two Vietnamese refugees who meet in an Arkansas relocation camp before setting out on a rip-roaring road trip across America. Equal parts buddy story, all-American romance and motorcycle adventure, Vietgone sizzles to a smart, sassy and raucous hip-hop soundtrack by Shane Rettig.

Review Roundup: JUDGMENT DAY at Park Avenue Armory - Read the Reviews! Photo Review Roundup: JUDGMENT DAY at Park Avenue Armory - Read the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Dec 12, 2019

Park Avenue Armory presents Judgment Day-the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play.

Park Avenue Armory Announces Cast Of JUDGMENT DAY Photo Park Avenue Armory Announces Cast Of JUDGMENT DAY
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2019

Park Avenue Armory announces today the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play. Luke Kirby, best known for his Emmy Award-winning performance of Lenny Bruce on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel , plays the leading role in the production, which is the first ground-up theater production for the Armory. In his return to the Armory after his award-winning production of The Hairy Ape (2017), acclaimed theater director Richard Jones leads the cast of 16, which includes Susannah Perkins (Network; The Wolves), Alyssa Bresnahan (Network; 27 Dresses), Henry Stram (Junk; The Elephant Man), and Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie a?" Tony Award; Desperate Housewives).

Park Avenue Armory Announces Cast For JUDGMENT DAY Photo Park Avenue Armory Announces Cast For JUDGMENT DAY
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2019

Park Avenue Armory today announces the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play.

Photo Flash: First Look at Yale Rep's GIRLS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Yale Rep's GIRLS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4-26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street).

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at Yale Rep's GIRLS Photo VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at Yale Rep's GIRLS
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4-26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 10.

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