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THE GLASS MENAGERIE Comes to Sierra RepTHE GLASS MENAGERIE Comes to Sierra Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Sierra Repertory Theatre is proud to present one of Tennessee Williams most highly regarded plays, The Glass Menagerie. It has been, and still is 'must see theatre.' This is a compelling story of an overbearing mother, her resentful son, her fragile daughter and the unsuspecting gentleman caller. Deeply complex themes of duty, love, abandonment, and self-deception are on high display here. What happens to a family when the dreams of one clash with the dreams of another? (more...)

BWW Previews: FORUM commences season at Walnut Street TheatreBWW Previews: FORUM commences season at Walnut Street Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Aug 22, 2017

The Walnut Street Theatre, founded in 1809, is America's Oldest Theatre. It is also the Official State Theatre of Pennsylvania, and a National Historic Landmark. With more than 55,000 season ticket holders, the Walnut is also the most subscribed theatre company in the world! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Drury Lane recently celebrated the opening of The Gin Game, the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Chicago legends Paula Scrofano and John Reeger, and directed by Ross Lehman. The Gin Game runs through August 13, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook, IL. Scroll down for photos of the opening festivities! (more...)

Mesa Encore Theatre Announces THE GIN GAME Free EventMesa Encore Theatre Announces THE GIN GAME Free Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Join the Mesa Encore Theatre at the Black Box for a FREE EVENT on Sunday June 11th. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 7, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 7, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 7, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Wednesday, June 7, 2017! Kathie Lee and Hoda are in town today to show their Today show audience what's happening in Nashville, which prompts the musical question: What's sights are on your list of places to go when newbies turn to you for advice? Let us know and we'll feature you in an upcoming story! (more...)

John Neumeier's Adaptation of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Makes Canadian Premiere 6/3 - 10John Neumeier's Adaptation of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Makes Canadian Premiere 6/3 - 10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

John Neumeier's adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Canadian premiere June 3 - 10.  (more...)

Chicago Acting Couple Paula Scrofano and John Reeger to Star in THE GIN GAME at Drury LaneChicago Acting Couple Paula Scrofano and John Reeger to Star in THE GIN GAME at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Jeff Award winners Paula Scrofano and John Reeger, and directed by Ross Lehman. (more...)

Alice Ripley Among Distinguished Women to Be Honored at TACT's 2017 Spring GalaAlice Ripley Among Distinguished Women to Be Honored at TACT's 2017 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

TACT has announced the 2017 Spring Gala will honor Alice Ripley, Theresa Rebeck, Elizabeth Ireland McCann and Nelle Nugent, four distinguished women of the theatre. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Continues 2017/2018 Season with the Pulitzer-Winning Play THE GIN GAMEDrury Lane Theatre Continues 2017/2018 Season with the Pulitzer-Winning Play THE GIN GAME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Chicago theatre legends and Jeff Award winners John Reeger and Paula Scrofano, and directed by Robbie Lehman. The Gin Game runs June 22 - August 22, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.  (more...)

VIDEO: WHEEL OF FORTUNE Contestant Has Epic Fail with Classic DramaVIDEO: WHEEL OF FORTUNE Contestant Has Epic Fail with Classic Drama
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On last night's WHEEL OF FORTUNE, contestant Kevin had an unfortunate epic fail when he was not able to solve a puzzle missing just one letter. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A History of Tony Award Winning Plays Becoming Oscar Award Winning MoviesBWW Exclusive: A History of Tony Award Winning Plays Becoming Oscar Award Winning Movies
by Katherine Blauvelt - Mar 11, 2017

Late last month, Viola Davis took home the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Rose Maxson in FENCES. Based on the August Wilson play of the same name, FENCES is the story of an African-American family living in the Hill District of Pittsburgh in 1950s. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring James Earl Jones, Opens Tonight at A.R.T.THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring James Earl Jones, Opens Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, presents The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring James Earl Jones, Begins Tonight at A.R.T.THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring James Earl Jones, Begins Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. Performances begin today, February 18 and run through Today, March 18 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Jack Garfein Chats SOMETHING WILD Film and More Today at The Drama Book ShopJack Garfein Chats SOMETHING WILD Film and More Today at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome internationally-renowned director and acting teacher, Jack Garfein, to speak about his groundbreaking, psychologically complex film, Something Wild, his book, Life and Acting: Techniques for the Actor and his world-famous Master Classes on acting technique now given at his newly opened Jack Garfein Studio in the Theater District. (more...)

Amy Herzog, Dominique Morisseau, Penelope Skinner and More Among 2017 Finalists for The Suzan Smith Blackburn PrizeAmy Herzog, Dominique Morisseau, Penelope Skinner and More Among 2017 Finalists for The Suzan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

Jack Garfein Will Chat SOMETHING WILD Film, Acting Techniques and More at The Drama Book ShopJack Garfein Will Chat SOMETHING WILD Film, Acting Techniques and More at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome internationally-renowned director and acting teacher, Jack Garfein, to speak about his groundbreaking, psychologically complex film, Something Wild, his book, Life and Acting: Techniques for the Actor and his world-famous Master Classes on acting technique now given at his newly opened Jack Garfein Studio in the Theater District. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GIN GAME at MetroStageBWW Review: THE GIN GAME at MetroStage
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 6, 2017

There was a time on Broadway when acting couples made certain plays better than they actually were by giving tour-de-force performances. D.L. Coburn's The Gin Game is a prime example. (more...)

Roz White and Doug Brown to Face Off in THE GIN GAME at MetroStageRoz White and Doug Brown to Face Off in THE GIN GAME at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin has announced that the 1978 Pulitzer Prize winning play The Gin Game, by D. L. Coburn, and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, will be in performance at MetroStage February 2-March 12 and feature Roz White and Doug Brown. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA with James Earl Jones Finds Full Cast at A.R.T.THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA with James Earl Jones Finds Full Cast at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. Performances begin on Saturday, February 18 and run through Saturday, March 18 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

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