Ross Valley Players Presents INCIDENTS IN THE WICKED LIFE OF MOLL FLANDERSRoss Valley Players Presents INCIDENTS IN THE WICKED LIFE OF MOLL FLANDERS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

The fifth play of Ross Valley Players 89th season is Incidents in the Wicked Life of Moll Flanders...adapted from Daniel Defoe's 1722 novel, written by Jennifer Le Blanc and directed by Ellen Brooks. A bawdy story about a poor damsel in distress who surrenders her virtue again and again (and again) to get to the top of society, Moll Flanders is one of the most memorable heroines in the canon. (more...)

Ross Valley Players Presents TWELFTH NIGHTRoss Valley Players Presents TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Twelfth Night takes place on the mythical, magical island of Illyria, where almost anything can happen in Director Jennifer LeBlanc's fresh and comedic version of this classic. A shipwreck has stranded two survivors here, Sebastian and Viola, brother and sister, although each is unaware of the survival of the other. The sister, Viola, dresses as a man to protect herself in this strange environment, frustrating Duke Orsino who finds himself falling in love. Great comic confusion ensues involving some of Shakespeare's greatest comic characters, including Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Sir Toby Belch, jester-like Feste and the imposing Malvolio. Will true love win out? Will siblings be reunited? Not easily. And therein lies our tale. (more...)

Photo Flash: Gather Round the Table for Capital Stage's THE THANKSGIVING PLAYPhoto Flash: Gather Round the Table for Capital Stage's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Capital Stage presents the California Premiere of The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse. This satirical comedy follows four well-meaning white artists attempting to devise a politically correct Thanksgiving play for Native American Heritage Month - to be performed for school children. One artist's career hangs on the line, dependent on this play's success...or failure. Will they do it? Should they do it? The Thanksgiving Play will be directed by Producing Artistic Director Michael Stevenson and is the seventh and final production of Capital Stage's 2017/18 Season: Future Tense. Performances will run from June 20 - July 22, 2018 (more...)

Capital Stage Presents the California Premiere THE THANKSGIVING PLAYCapital Stage Presents the California Premiere THE THANKSGIVING PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Capital Stage presents the California Premiere of The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse. This satirical comedy follows four well-meaning white artists attempting to devise a politically correct Thanksgiving play for Native American Heritage Month - to be performed for school children. (more...)

Casting Complete for Denver Center's Winter 2017 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Denver Center for the Performing Arts' (DCPA) Theatre Company announces full casting for Lucas Hnath's The Christians, Lauren Gunderson's The Book of Will and Tira Palmquist's Two Degrees. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Winner DISGRACED Comes to Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with a Pulitzer Prize winner, Obie Award winner, Tony Award nominee and Sacramento premiere. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Winner DISGRACED Comes to Capital Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with a Pulitzer Prize winner, Obie Award winner, Tony Award nominee and Sacramento premiere. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DISGRACED at Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with a Pulitzer Prize winner, Obie Award winner, Tony Award nominee and Sacramento premiere. DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar will be directed by Capital Stage Producing Artistic Director Michael Stevenson. DISGRACED will run from May 4 through June 5, 2016 with a Press Opening on Saturday, May 7 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Winner DISGRACED Comes to Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with a Pulitzer Prize winner, Obie Award winner, Tony Award nominee and Sacramento premiere. (more...)

FIFTH OF JULY Begins Tonight at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Lanford Wilson's 'Talley Trilogy' continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (A Bright New Boise, This Is How It Goes, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, The Shape of Things) helms FIFTH OF JULY, featuring Craig Marker (The Shape of Things, The Persians), Elizabeth Benedict, John Girot, Jennifer Le Blanc, Oceana Ortiz, Harold Pierce, Josh Schell, and Nanci Zoppi. FIFTH OF JULY plays tonight, April 17 through May 17 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. (more...)

FIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Lanford Wilson's 'Talley Trilogy' continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (A Bright New Boise, This Is How It Goes, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, The Shape of Things) helms FIFTH OF JULY, featuring Craig Marker (The Shape of Things, The Persians), Elizabeth Benedict, John Girot, Jennifer Le Blanc, Oceana Ortiz, Harold Pierce, Josh Schell, and Nanci Zoppi. FIFTH OF JULY plays April 17 through May 17 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present FIFTH OF JULY, 4/17-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Lanford Wilson's "Talley Trilogy" continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. (more...)

Ross Valley Players Present Jane Austen's PERSUASION, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Ross Valley Players continues the celebration of their 85th season with the North Bay premiere of Jane Austen's final and most nuanced novel, Persuasion, brought to life in a new adaptation by Marin native Jennifer LeBlanc. (more...)

Ross Valley Players to Present Jane Austen's PERSUASION, 11/13-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Ross Valley Players continues the celebration of their 85th season with the North Bay premiere of Jane Austen's final and most nuanced novel, Persuasion, brought to life in a new adaptation by Marin native Jennifer LeBlanc. (more...)

FOX ON THE FAIRWAY, PERSUASION, RAW and More Set for Ross Valley Players' 85th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Ross Valley Players have announced their 2014 - 2015 season which celebrates their 85th consecutive year. (more...)

FOX ON THE FAIRWAY, PERSUASION, RAW and More Set for Ross Valley Players' 85th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Ross Valley Players have announced their 2014 - 2015 season which celebrates their 85th consecutive year. (more...)

Ross Valley Players Accepting Directors Applications for 85th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Ross Valley Players is seeking innovative Directors for their 2014 - 2015 season, which marks their 85th anniversary. Anyone interested in making the season selections outstanding artistically, attractive and enticing to audiences, should apply by April 15, 2014. Interviews will be set up starting Saturday, March 29 through the end of April. To be considered, please provide a cover letter indicating which play(s) you are interested in directing and email to director-applications@rossvalleyplayers.org Visit www.rossvalleyplayers.com to see a full details and descriptions for each play. (more...)

San Jose Stage Company's PERSUASION Premiere Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2013

San Jose Stage Company is producing the World Premiere of Persuasion, Jane Austen's final novel, adapted by local Bay Area playwright, Jennifer Le Blanc. (more...)

San Jose Stage Company to Premiere PERSUASION, Beginning 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

San Jose Stage Company is producing the World Premiere of Persuasion, Jane Austen's final novel, adapted by local Bay Area playwright, Jennifer Le Blanc. (more...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks' SENSE & SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2011

Two charming sisters sail the unpredictable seas of courtship in a captivating adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, presented in its American premiere by TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley. Sensible, reserved Elinor and passionate, impulsive Marianne find the course of true love beset with scandalous secrets, shocking betrayals, dashing suitors, and devious rivals in a dazzling, period-perfect tribute to everything Austen. Featuring Katie Fabel, Thomas Gorrebeeck, Jennifer Le Blanc, Lucy Littlewood, Michael Scott McLean, Mark Anderson Phillips, and Stacy Ross, with TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley at the helm, this delicious romance plays August 24-September 18, 2011 (Press night August 27) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets ($19-$69), call (650) 463-1960 or visit theatreworks.org. (more...)

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