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BWW Interview: Robert King, Jr.  and THE VOICES OF DONNY HATHAWAY Photo BWW Interview: Robert King, Jr. and THE VOICES OF DONNY HATHAWAY
by Frank Benge - Nov 6, 2017

On January 13th, 1979, the world lost singer Donny Hathaway. Austinite Robert King Jr. has written a new, thought provoking musical, in which he introduces the audience to a side of Donny Hathaway that has never been explored before. Most people are unaware Hathaway battled with voices that haunted and tormented him, all caused by his paranoid schizophrenia. King's new musical suggests that the night prior to Donny jumping off of the 15th story of the Essex hotel that he had a conversation at the bar with a non-fictional charter by the name of Pamela Robinson (Samone Murray). Pamela asks him if he knew that he had one last time to perform in a one night only concert, what songs would he perform? This new show takes the audience inside the hallucination that is that last concert. This new show, THE VOICES OF DONNY HATHAWAY will play at Ground Floor Theatre, Friday & Saturday , January 12th &13th ,2018 at 7:30 pm. The show is written and directed by King, who will be playing Donny Hathaway. The show is produced by Ground Floor Theatre. Broadway World had a chance to talk to King about the new show.

Different Stages Season Begins with THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING Photo Different Stages Season Begins with THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING
by Julie Musbach - Oct 7, 2017

Different Stages opens its 2017 - 2018 season with Carson McCullers' beautiful adaptation of her novella The Member of the Wedding.

BWW Interview: RKJB Entertainment - Making A Big Splash In The Austin Theatre Scene
by Lynn Beaver - May 15, 2017

In February of this year, fledgling production company RKJB Entertainment burst onto the Austin stage with an original play with music, FOR THE LOVE OF MAHALIA. Hailed by critics and audiences alike, the new work starred the amazing Jacqui Cross, who virtually transformed into the Gospel great. This month marks their second production MOAN THEM BLUES, a one woman show featuring legendary Blues pioneer, Bessie Smith (Sonia Moore). Moore's rendition of Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer stopped the show, I can scarcely wait to see a show that features such powerful talent. It's time our readers are introduced to Robert King, Jr and Jeremy Brown, the men behind these shows about such important icons of American culture.

Barry Mishon to Present NEILE ADAMS: ALL THE LIVES OF ME at Pizza Express Live, The Pheasantry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Barry Mishon, Pizza Express Live, The Pheasantry will present "NEILE ADAMS - All The Lives of Me," a musical celebration of her life, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 23 - 25, 2017 at 8:30 p.m. at Pizza Express Live, The Pheasantry, 152 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4UT.

Jet City Improv's Election Show Returns to Make Elections Fun Again
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Jet City Improv proudly presents the return of its critically-acclaimed original comedy ELECTION SHOW for a five-week engagement leading up to this year's presidential election.

Jet City Improv's Election Show Returns to Make Elections Fun Again
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2016

Jet City Improv proudly presents the return of its critically-acclaimed original comedy ELECTION SHOW for a five-week engagement leading up to this year's presidential election.

BWW Review: Bridge Rep Revamps Swimmingly With DOG PADDLE
by Nancy Grossman - Aug 11, 2016

Bridge Rep dives into its fourth year with the U.S. premiere of Reto Finger's DOG PADDLE (Or, Struggling Inelegantly Against Drowning), translated by Lily Sykes and directed by Israeli Stage founder Guy Ben-Aharon. While maintaining their expected standard of excellence, Bridge Rep expands their tent to include new actors and a new (to them) venue. The cast of five gives intelligent character interpretations that leave room for each audience member to experience the play through their own lens.

CSC2 to Stage A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Babson
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 13, 2016

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), resident theatre at Babson College, announces A Midsummer Night's Dream as the second production by the CSC2 company, an ensemble of young professional actors in residence with CSC for the 2016 season. Directed by CSC Associate Director Adam Sanders, community performances (90 minutes) will be held Friday, May 6, 8:00 pm; and Saturday, May 7 at 3:00 pm (sold-out school matinees May 4 - 10) at the Carling-Sorenson Theatre at Babson College, 231 Forest Street, Wellesley. Tickets to community performances are $20 and general admission. For more information, visit commshakes.org or call OvationTix customer at 866-811-4111.

Jazz Singer Stacey Kent Releases New Album 'Tenderly'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 13, 2016

'Life is the art of the encounter, though there are many failed encounters in life.' Seldom has the Brazilian poet Vinicius de Moraes's philosophy been more fully realized than in this meeting of Roberto Menescal and Stacey Kent.

Worldreader Releases Top 2015 Digital Books in the Developing World
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 5, 2016

Worldreader, a global nonprofit dedicated to improving literacy and access to great books in the developing world, today announces the top digital books read by children and adults on mobile devices across Asia and Africa in 2015.

Photo Flash: First Look at Will Lyman in Commonwealth Shakespeare's KING LEAR, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 'Free Shakespeare On The Common' continues its 20th season with William Shakespeare's King Lear with celebrated Boston actor Will Lyman in the title role. Scroll down for a first look at the star onstage!

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's KING LEAR Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 'Free Shakespeare On The Common' continues its 20th season with William Shakespeare's King Lear with celebrated Boston actor Will Lyman in the title role.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company to Stage KING LEAR, 7/22-8/9; Cast Set!
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 10, 2015

One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's "Free Shakespeare On The Common" continues its 20th season with William Shakespeare's King Lear with celebrated Boston actor Will Lyman in the title role.

BWW Reviews: COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA Marked by David Cromer's Magic Touch
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 12, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company presents William Inge's sixty-five year old classic American drama, but it is nowhere near ready to be retired. Under the direction of David Cromer, it is a first rate production with incisive writing, design realism, and honest, raw performances.

Jet City Improv to Present GOOD MORNING CAMPERS
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 26, 2015

Jet City Improv will present the world premier of Good Morning Campers - an improvised play that lets audiences re-live the wonders of summer camp without any of the homesickness.

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Appoints New Chief Executive
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 9, 2015

The Board of Trustees at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has today announced the appointment of Adrian Jackson as the new Chief Executive of the city's theatre.

Street Corner Arts Stages WAITING FOR LEFTY, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Fresh on the heels of receiving its 501(c)(3) non-profit status, Street Corner Arts continues its mission to bring Austin audiences relevant, engaging theatre from all genres and eras, this time around with the American classic WAITING FOR LEFTY by Clifford Odets.

Street Corner Arts to Stage WAITING FOR LEFTY, 12/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Fresh on the heels of receiving its 501(c)(3) non-profit status, Street Corner Arts continues its mission to bring Austin audiences relevant, engaging theatre from all genres and eras, this time around with the American classic WAITING FOR LEFTY by Clifford Odets.

Jet City Improv Presents WISE GUYS, 7/10-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Inspired by great mafia stories like The Godfather and The Sopranos comes Jet City Improv's newest original feature-length comedy Wise Guys.

Jet City Improv Presents WISE GUYS, Now thru 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Inspired by great mafia stories like The Godfather and The Sopranos comes Jet City Improv's newest original feature-length comedy Wise Guys.

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