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Photo Flash: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Seattle Shakespeare Co.
by Eddie Varley - Feb 12, 2009

Seattle Shakespeare Company stages an adaptation of The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, directed by John Langs. The production runs March 12 - April 5, 2009.

BATTLE HYMN Gets Extended Through 3/7 At The Ford
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 29, 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.

[Inside] The Ford Premieres Leonard's 'BATTLE HYMN' 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2009

A fantastical epic follows a young girl's amazing pregnancy and kaleidoscopic journey through history: Circle X Theatre Co. presents the World Premiere production of Battle Hymn, by multiple award-winning playwright Jim Leonard (The Diviners, CBS's Close to Home), directed by John Langs. Battle Hymn runs January 17 through February 21 at the 87-seat [Inside] the Ford. This is the second production (following Song of Extinction) in the adventurous 2008-09 season of new plays that is part of the Ford Theatres' partnership program with L.A. County-based performing arts organizations.

[Inside] The Ford Premieres Leonard's 'BATTLE HYMN' 1/17
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 19, 2008

A fantastical epic follows a young girl's amazing pregnancy and kaleidoscopic journey through history: Circle X Theatre Co. presents the World Premiere production of Battle Hymn, by multiple award-winning playwright Jim Leonard (The Diviners, CBS's Close to Home), directed by John Langs. Battle Hymn runs January 17 through February 21 at the 87-seat [Inside] the Ford. This is the second production (following Song of Extinction) in the adventurous 2008-09 season of new plays that is part of the Ford Theatres' partnership program with L.A. County-based performing arts organizations.

New Century Theatre Debuts at ACT Theatre with THE ADDING MACHINE
by Faetra Petillo - Oct 30, 2008

New Century Theatre Company (NCTC), Seattle's newest professional theater, is gearing up for its debut at ACT Theatre's Falls Theatre space with Elmer Rice's rarely produced American masterpiece, The Adding Machine.

The Adding Machine Headed to Seattle Nov. 13 - Dec. 13
by Robert Diamond - Sep 16, 2008

New Century Theatre Company (NCTC), Seattle's newest professional theater, will make its official debut at ACT Theatre's Falls Theatre space with Elmer Rice's rarely produced American masterpiece, The Adding Machine.

American Players Theatre Announces 2008 Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2008

Comedy, drama, history, romance and courtship will play out under the twinkling Spring Green, Wisconsin stars as American Players Theatre (APT) opens their 29th full season. Plays for the 2008 season include Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream and the historical Henry IV, Parts I and II; Eugene O'Neill's nostalgic comedy Ah, Wilderness!; George Bernard Shaw's Widower's Houses and Hannah Cowley's lighthearted comedy of manners, The Belle's Strategem.

Jones, Fishburne, Redgrave Among LA Drama Critics Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2007

Cherry Jones (Doubt), Laurence Fishburne (Fences), and Lynn Redgrave (Nightingale) were among the best-known names honored at the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards.

30 Days of NYMF on BroadwayWorld Day 24: The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2005

The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World's librettist Joy Gregory talks about the philosophy of the (in)famous band and the new musical

Friedman Stars in NYMF Shaggs Musical, Sept. 27-Oct. 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2005

Peter Friedman will headline The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World, a new rock musical about the cult band that will run from September 27th through October 2nd as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival

The Shaggs Musical Presented at NYMF, Sept. 27-Oct. 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2005

The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World, a new musical about the cult rockers, will run as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival from September 27th through October 2nd

New Shows Chosen for New York Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2005

The New York Musical Theatre Festival has chosen 18 new shows for its 2005 programming

New play explores the elusive world of mens group therapy
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 1, 2001

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, HOLD THESE TRUTHS & More Set for ACT's 50th Anniversary Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 1, 2001

A Contemporary Theatre under the Artistic Direction of Kurt Beattie has announced the Mainstage productions taking place in the 50th Anniversary Season in 2015. The mid-century mark will reflect ACT's contribution to the field throughout history and looking to the future with the theme, What Was, What is, and What Will Be. 2015 brings cause to celebrate two other milestone anniversaries: ACT will celebrate the 40th year of producing founder Gregory A. Falls' adaptation of A Christmas Carol, as well as the 90th anniversary of the 1925 Fraternal Order of Eagles building, ACT's historic landmark home since 1996. Commemorative celebrations and engagement opportunities will occur throughout the year. A brief history of ACT's founding is included following the season titles.

Release: New Century Theatre Company presents West Coast Premiere of FESTEN
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 1, 2001

ACT Theatre Announces Casting and Directors for Pinter Festival
by Mark Valdez - Jan 1, 2001

A Contemporary Theatre has announced that the casting and directors for the summer of 2012 Pinter Festival have been finalized. Performances begin in July when eleven actors perform a double-bill of THE DUMB WAITER and CELEBRATION, then adding OLD TIMES and NO MAN'S LAND to the schedule in August. Distinguished British director Penny Cherns will direct NO MAN'S LAND and nationally renowned actors Peter Crook and Frank Corrado appear in multiple productions alongside such Seattle favorites as Anne Allgood, Julie Briskman, Darragh Kennan, Charles Leggett, and more.

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by BWW Intern - Jan 1, 2000

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