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Renaissance Theaterworks Presents James DeVita's IN ACTING SHAKESPEARE
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 3, 2011

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) closes it 2010-11 mainstage season with IN ACTING SHAKESPEARE written and performed by James DeVita.

Playwrights Horizons Presents KIN, Previews 2/25
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 31, 2011

Previews begin Friday, February 25 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of KIN, a new play by Bathsheba Doran (Living Room in Africa, her adaptation of Great Expectations at The Lortel).

Playwrights Horizons Extends A SMALL FIRE Thru 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced an extension of its World Premiere production of A SMALL FIRE, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock.

Playwright Horizons Introduces PLAYTIME!
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 21, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus; Managing Director) is pleased to announce the launch of PLAYTIME! at Playwrights Horizons, a brand new program offering affordable, professional childcare while you see a show.

Playwrights Horizons Presents Three New Productions for 2011 Season
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 18, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced additional details for its current 40th Anniversary 2010/2011 Season.

2010 BroadwayWorld Seattle Theater Awards ‚Ä" RESULTS
by Jay Irwin - Jan 17, 2011

The votes are in, the ballots tallied and the people have spoken. Yes, the 2010 BroadwayWorld Seattle Theater awards results are in and my oh my was it a nail biter. There was some fierce competition out there but the voters have spoken. But since the results were so close, we're going to put in not only the winners but also the 1st and 2nd runners up as well. And I'm also going to throw in my own Critic's Choice for the hell of it. So without further ado, the envelopes please...

Playwrights Horizons Extends A SMALL FIRE Thru 1/30
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 11, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced an extension of its World Premiere production of A SMALL FIRE, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock.

Guggenheim's WORKS & PROCRESS Announces 2011 Season
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 30, 2010

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its 2011 spring season. Since 1984, in over 300 programs, New Yorkers have been able to see, hear, and meet the most acclaimed artists in the world, in an intimate setting unlike any other. Each 80-minute program informs artistic creation through stimulating artist discussion and performance and is presented in the Guggenheim's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 285-seat Peter B. Lewis Theater. Each season Works & Process champions new works and offers unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. After most programs, the artists continue the discussion at a reception in the museum's rotunda. Described by the New York Times as 'a popular series devoted to shedding light on the creative process,' Works & Process is produced by founder Mary Sharp Cronson.

BWW Reviews: HAMLET from Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2010

Seattle Shakespeare Company launches their 20th anniversary season with the uber-Shakespeare classic, "Hamlet". I'll admit I was hesitant to go see it. "Yet another production of 'Hamlet'." But, this production with its "less is more" mentality is a near note perfect production and one to be remembered for years to come.

LA Theatre Companies Join to Form Atwater Village Theatre Complex
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2010

Two veteran Los Angeles companies, Ensemble Studio Theatre-LA and Circle X Theatre Co., have banded together to develop a new performing arts center at the Atwater Village Theatre and will offer a joint season in 2011.

BWW Reviews: HAMLET from Seattle Shakespeare Company
by Jay Irwin - Oct 30, 2010

Seattle Shakespeare Company launches their 20th anniversary season with the uber-Shakespeare classic, "Hamlet". I'll admit I was hesitant to go see it. "Yet another production of 'Hamlet'." But, this production with its "less is more" mentality is a near note perfect production and one to be remembered for years to come.

Seattle Shakespeare Company Presents HAMLET
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 30, 2010

Seattle Shakespeare Company opens its 20th anniversary season with a masterpiece of world drama - Hamlet. Award-winning director John Langs returns after his much-lauded production of The Merchant of Venice to stage and rediscover this exalted classic.

Seattle Shakespeare Company To Produce The Threepenny Opera at Intiman Theatre
by Gabrielle Sierra - Aug 11, 2010

Seattle Shakespeare Company announced today its plans to produce The Threepenny Opera at the Intiman Theatre. The Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill musical satire about the dapper criminal, Mac the Knife, and the denizens of his seedy underworld will run February 16 through March 6, 2011 for 15 performances only.

Playwrights Horizons And NYTW Present THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD Musical, Spring 2011
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 23, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director, Tim Sanford; Managing Director, Leslie Marcus) and New York Theatre Workshop (Artistic Director, James C. Nicola; Managing Director, William Russo) have announced that they will co-produce THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD, a new musical with book by Joy Gregory; music by Gunnar Madsen; lyrics by Ms. Gregory and Mr. Madsen; and story by Ms. Gregory, Mr. Madsen and John Langs.

BWW Interviews: Spotlight on AN ILIAD’s Hans Altwies
by Jay Irwin - Apr 19, 2010

I met up with Hans in between his Matinee and Evening shows of "An Iliad" on Saturday. In the short time since he arrived here in 1993 to go to school at Cornish College of the Arts (where he graduated in 1996) this 39 year old from Detroit, Michigan has become one of the hot tickets in the Seattle theater scene. But beyond that, he's also a really great guy.

Seattle Shakespeare Company Announces Their 20th Anniversary Season
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 15, 2010

Coming off of a remarkable year that saw a 15% growth in subscription ticket sales and where each production exceeded single ticket goals, Seattle Shakespeare Company announces plans for the theatre's 20th anniversary season.

Seattle Shakespeare Co Adds ELECTRA To 2009-2010 Indoor Season Line-up
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 20, 2009

Seattle Shakespeare Company announced that it has added Sophocles' Electra to the 2009-2010 indoor season. Sheila Daniels, who staged the company's production of Pericles and is Artistic Associate at Intiman, will direct Frank McGuinness' adaptation. Electra replaces the previously announced production of Hamlet.

TWELFTH NIGHT Kicks Off Seattle Shakespeare's Season Of Indoor Plays In 2009-10
by Gabrielle Sierra - May 28, 2009

Seattle Shakespeare Company announced plans for the theatre's 2009-2010 indoor season of plays as well as for a state-wide tour to schools and performing arts centers. The theatre's indoor season at the Center House Theatre at Seattle Center begins in December with a holiday-themed production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

Langs Returns to Direct The Merchant of Venice at Seattle Shakespeare Company Mar 13 - Apr 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2009

The markets are trading high and Antonio and his buddies are living the high life on extended credit. But there are storms on the horizon and signs that the market is starting to crumble. Sound familiar? Associate Artist John Langs returns to Seattle Shakespeare Company to stage The Merchant of Venice at the Center House Theatre. With a low-priced preview on March 12, The Merchant of Venice opens on Friday, March 13 and will run through April 5.

BATTLE HYMN Gets Extended Through 3/7 At The Ford
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2009

Battle Hymn, Jim Leonard's critically acclaimed fantastical epic that follows a young girl's amazing pregnancy and kaleidoscopic journey through history, has been extended through March 7 at the 87-seat [Inside] the Ford in Hollywood. The Circle X world premiere production stars Suzy Jane Hunt as the teenager who remains pregnant for 150 years while searching America for a safe time and place to have her baby. Playing multiple roles in the gender and race-bending allegory are Bill Heck; Robert Manning, Jr.; William Salyers; and John Short. John Langs directs.

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