A Play About Women Of The Ku Klux Klan Opens In IvorytonA Play About Women Of The Ku Klux Klan Opens In Ivoryton
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

It is summer, 1961, and in Celestial, Alabama, it's hotter'n a blister bug in a pepper patch.  It is especially steamy in the kitchen of the Sage household where the matriarch, Ida, has gathered her friends around her to meet the new girl in town.  How will Rose from Ohio fit in with the ladies of Celestial who bake pies, sell Avon and belong to the Ku Klux Klan? (more...)

THE QUEENS OF THE GOLDEN MASK Come The Ivoryton PlayhouseTHE QUEENS OF THE GOLDEN MASK Come The Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

It is summer, 1961, and in Celestial, Alabama, it's hotter'n a blister bug in a pepper patch.  It is especially steamy in the kitchen of the Sage household where the matriarch, Ida, has gathered her friends around her to meet the new girl in town.  How will Rose from Ohio fit in with the ladies of Celestial who bake pies, sell Avon and belong to the Ku Klux Klan? (more...)

The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces Off-Off-Broadway NomineesThe New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces Off-Off-Broadway Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

On Monday, July 23, 2018, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 14 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2018 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party. Celebrating fourteen years and thousands of nominees at le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with LOVE QUEST at Ivoryton PlayhousePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with LOVE QUEST at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

A renowned scientist once theorized that finding "intelligent life" on other planets in the universe would be like shooting a particular blackbird in a room full of blackbirds, with the lights out. Ironically, the same probability applies for finding a "normal man (or woman)" on an online dating service. (more...)

LOVE QUEST Comes to The Ivoryton PlayhouseLOVE QUEST Comes to The Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

A renowned scientist once theorized that finding "intelligent life" on other planets in the universe would be like shooting a particular blackbird in a room full of blackbirds, with the lights out. Ironically, the same probability applies for finding a "normal man (or woman)" on an online dating service. (more...)

New Dance Theatre's ASYLUM Premieres Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

New Dance Theatre, in a co-production with Access Theater, makes its world premiere with ASYLUM, July 13 – 30, 2017 at Access Theatre.  ASYLUM is an original dance-theatre piece about breaking through the barriers of isolation caused by the stigma of mental illness and the power of compassion under the direction of Ilan Ben-Yehuda and Shannon Stowe.   (more...)

New Dance Theatre's ASYLUM Premieres 7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

New Dance Theatre, in a co-production with Access Theater, makes its world premiere with ASYLUM, July 13 – 30, 2017 at Access Theatre.  ASYLUM is an original dance-theatre piece about breaking through the barriers of isolation caused by the stigma of mental illness and the power of compassion under the direction of Ilan Ben-Yehuda and Shannon Stowe.   (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Cast of LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 'Free Shakespeare On The Common' takes up residence on the Boston Common July 20 - August 7, 2016, presenting William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, directed by Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/01/2016
by BWW - May 1, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/01/2016 for Boston (more...)

CSC2 to Stage A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Babson
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehersals with Honest Accomplice Theatre's THE BIRDS & THE BEES: UNABRIDGED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Honest Accomplice Theatre's THE BIRDS & THE BEES: UNABRIDGED is returning to Lower East Side's University Settlement to build on last year's debut success to explore new themes in female and trans sexuality. THE BIRDS & THE BEES: UNABRIDGED explores the unique -- yet interwoven -- life circumstances of eight women & trans people forced to confront their own sexuality, realizing that sexuality itself is not simple or clear-cut. Through dialogue, movement, song, humor, and multimedia, the performance examines such themes as partner communication, sexual identity, the de-sexualization of aging women, today's 'hook-up' culture, and sexual health. (more...)

Non-Musical "Spring Awakening" Is A Classic, Yet Oh, So Relevant
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 20, 2010

The Artistic Home, near the corner of Byron and Clark on the outskirts of Chicago's Wrigleyville neighborhood, is directly across the street from a cemetery. Well, three cemeteries, I think. And that is so appropriate, because, as you may know, that's where you end up at the end of this 1891 German dramatic classic by Frank Wedekind, being performed now through May 9, 2010 by the Promethean Theatre Ensemble. (more...)

Promethean Theatre Ensemble Announces Details For SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

Promethean Theatre Ensemble continues a season of firsts with their production of the Frank Wedekind play Spring Awakening, making season four their first three-show season. Directed by former PTE Artistic Director Stephen F. Murray, the play will feature PTE ensemble members Devon Candura (The Fantasticks, The Illusion) and Nick Lake (The Fantasticks, The Last Unicorn, Measure for Measure, The Illusion, and Six Characters in Search of an Author), as well as guest artists Jes Bedwinek, Zachary Clark (Measure for Measure), Sara Gorsky, Jessica London-Shields, Paul G. Miller (The Last Unicorn), Tyler Rich (Measure for Measure) and Cole Simon (more...)