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BWW Review: TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET at GSP-A Riveting Civil Rights Drama Excellentl Photo BWW Review: TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET at GSP-A Riveting Civil Rights Drama Excellently Performed
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 30, 2019

'Too Heavy for Your Pocket' is now on stage at George Street Playhouse (GSP) through May 19. It enjoys the superb direction of LA Williams and features a marvelous four-person cast that brings an important and moving story to life.

Photo Flash: First Look at TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET at George Street Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look at TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Photos from George Street Playhouse's production of Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jireh Breon Holder, winner of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, have been released. Check them out below!

BWW Interview: Donnell E. Smith and TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET at GSP from 4/23 to 5/1 Photo BWW Interview: Donnell E. Smith and TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET at GSP from 4/23 to 5/19
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 16, 2019

The critically acclaimed drama 'Too Heavy for Your Pocket,' winner of the prestigious 2017 LaurentsHatcher Foundation Award, will open at George Street Playhouse on April 23. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Donnell E. Smith who plays Bowzie in the show.

FREEDOM RIDERS Drama Closes Season At George Street Playhouse Photo FREEDOM RIDERS Drama Closes Season At George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Critically acclaimed drama Too Heavy for Your Pocket, winner of the prestigious 2017 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, will open at George Street Playhouse on April 23 and close the Playhouse's 2018-19 season as it prepares to move to its permanent new home at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center this fall.

Gulfshore Playhouse's SCAPINO to Hold Staged Reading in NYC Today, Dec 3 Photo Gulfshore Playhouse's SCAPINO to Hold Staged Reading in NYC Today, Dec 3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Following a record-breaking World Premiere at Gulfshore Playhouse in Naples, Fla., the hit play Scapino is headed to New York for the show's first commercial reading on Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Davenport Theater located at 354 W. 45th Street.

CARMEN JONES, ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Lead AUDELCO 'Viv' Awards - Full List! Photo CARMEN JONES, ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Lead AUDELCO 'Viv' Awards - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

AUDELCO announced the winners of the 2018 Viv Awards last night, honoring Black Theatre in New York City.

AUDELCO Announces Viv Award Nominations, CARMEN JONES Leads Photo AUDELCO Announces Viv Award Nominations, CARMEN JONES Leads
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

AUDELCO has announced the nominees for their 2018 'Viv' Awards, honoring Black Theatre in New York City.

BWW Interview: Harriett D. Foy Is Transforming in THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Photo BWW Interview: Harriett D. Foy Is Transforming in THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
by Naomi Serviss - Aug 9, 2018

Foy mesmerizes in this powerful slice of an early 19th century New Orleans in which women of color were often mistresses to wealthy landowners.

THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Extends Run At New York Theatre Workshop Photo THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Extends Run At New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a one-week extension for the New York Premiere of The House That Will Not Stand by Marcus Gardley (X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Red Speedo; Pipeline). The House That Will Not Stand began previews on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, and opened Monday, July 30 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). Originally set to close on Sunday, August 12, The House That Will Not Stand will now run through Sunday, August 19, 2018.

Review Roundup: What Do The Critics Think About New York Theatre Workshop's THE HOUSE Photo Review Roundup: What Do The Critics Think About New York Theatre Workshop's THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND?
by Review Roundups - Jul 31, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the New York Premiere of The House That Will Not Stand by Marcus Gardley (X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Red Speedo; Pipeline). The play opened just last night, July 30 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003), for a limited run through Sunday, August 12, 2018.

Photo Coverage: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOUSE THAT  Photo Photo Coverage: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 31, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the New York Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND by Marcus Gardley (X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Red Speedo; Pipeline).  The play opened just last night, July 30 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003), for a limited run through Sunday, August 12, 2018.

Project1VOICE Honors The Lifetime Achievements Of Vinnette Carroll, Hope Clarke, Haro Photo Project1VOICE Honors The Lifetime Achievements Of Vinnette Carroll, Hope Clarke, Harold Wheeler And Hattie Winston-Wheeler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area.

Azudi Onyejekwe, Andrew Samonsky and More Among Additional Cast and Creative Announce Photo Azudi Onyejekwe, Andrew Samonsky and More Among Additional Cast and Creative Announced for Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced casting and creative team additions to the 2018 season including Tony Award winners Natasha Katz and Clint Ramos, as well as details on additional programming and special events for the 2018 summer season.

New York Theatre Workshop Announces Full Cast for THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND; Mich Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces Full Cast for THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND; Michelle Wilson, Harriett D. Foy, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announces the full cast and creative team for the New York Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND by MarcusGardley (X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Red Speedo; Pipeline).

Clubbed Thumb Announces Winners of the 2017 Biennial Commission Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Winners of the 2017 Biennial Commission
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Five time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Sarah McLellan, Managing Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director) has announced the winners of the seventh Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission. Playwrights Angela Hanks and Gabrielle Reisman will split the $15,000 award, each also receiving two years of development support. Three finalists were also named: Gracie Gardner, Daniel Glenn and Paul Cameron Hardy, each of whom will receive a $1,000 award and an opportunity to workshop their plays.

Photo Flash: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley & More Celebrat Photo Photo Flash: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley & More Celebrate Opening Night of A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

It was a swell family affair at Two River Theater last night as a searing and powerful production of Lorraine Hansberry's American classic A Raisin in the Sun, helmed by Carl Cofield and starring Brandon J. Dirden as Walter Lee Younger, his wife Crystal A. Dickinson as Ruth Younger, his father Willie Dirden as Bobo, Brenda Pressley as Lena Younger, Jasmine Batchelor as Beneatha Younger, Nat DeWolf as Karl Lindner, Charlie Hudson III as Joseph Asagai, Owen Tabaka as Travis Younger, York Walker as George Murchison, with Andrew Binger and David Joel Rivera as the Moving Men, celebrated opening night.

Late-Night Cabaret Series and More Special Programs to Return for 2017 Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional details in special programming and events for the 2017 summer season.

Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Season; Additional Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced additional details in casting for the 2017 summer season including, Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, Steven Pasquale, Cynthia Erivo, Alexandra Socha and many more to join.  Additional details on the popular Fridays@3 Reading Series have also been announced.  

Jayne Atkinson, Micah Stock and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup; 2017 Commissions Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting for the 2017 summer season. Two-time Tony Award-nominee Jayne Atkinson and Cote de Pablo will appear in Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House; Tony Award-nominee Micah Stock will appear in Jason Kim's The Model American and Halley Feiffer's Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow; Christopher Livingston, LeRoy McClain and Joniece Abbott-Pratt will perform in Harrison David Rivers' Where Storms are Born; and Rebecca Henderson will perform in Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow.

Zainab Jah, Alysha Deslorieux and More Cast in MCC Theater's 2016 PlayLabs Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

MCC Theater - which this fall celebrates its 30th Anniversary Season as one of New York's leading Off-Broadway theater companies - has announced the 2016 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights Jocelyn Bioh, MCC Youth Company alum Xavier Galva, Ted Malawer, and Eric Micha Holmes.

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