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Matt William's New Comedy ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED Comes to Cherry LaneMatt William's New Comedy ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED Comes to Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams, will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), with previews starting on February 26 prior to an official opening on March 7, it has been announced by Cherry Lane founder Angelina Fiordellisi and artistic director Seri Lawrence. The play is directed by John Pasquin, with whom Mr. Williams has a long-standing collaboration, including the popular television series "Home Improvement." (more...)

GTG To Honor Stephen Schwartz  & Mary Pamela Singleton At Golden Shamrock GalaGTG To Honor Stephen Schwartz & Mary Pamela Singleton At Golden Shamrock Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the 2019 Golden Shamrock Gala will be held on Saturday, March 16th at 3 West Club (3 West 51st Street), and will honor humanitarian and award-winning creator of Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, Stephen Schwartz, and tireless supporter of the arts in New York, Mary Pamela Singleton. (more...)

Mairin Lee, Keren Lugo, Ben Rappaport, Gabriel Sloyer To Star In Matt William's ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED At Cherry Lane TheatreMairin Lee, Keren Lugo, Ben Rappaport, Gabriel Sloyer To Star In Matt William's ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED At Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams, will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), with previews starting on February 26 prior to an official opening on March 7, it has been announced by Cherry Lane founder Angelina Fiordellisi and artistic director Seri Lawrence. The play is directed by John Pasquin, with whom Mr. Williams has a long-standing collaboration, including the popular television series "Home Improvement." (more...)

Martyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, & More Among Finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn PrizeMartyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, & More Among Finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

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

Cherry Lane Theatre To Present The World Premiere Of ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KEDCherry Lane Theatre To Present The World Premiere Of ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre is proud to announce dates for its upcoming Off-Broadway presentation of Matt Williams' ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, directed by John Pasquin. Performances will begin on February 26, the production will open on March 7, and run through April 7, 2019 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). Tickets are $65-$95 and are available at www.CherryLaneTheatre.org (more...)

Stephanie Gibson Will Bring ELECTRIC BOOGALOO To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Month!Stephanie Gibson Will Bring ELECTRIC BOOGALOO To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

After her sold out Feinsteins/54 Below debut in 2017, Broadway Favorite Stephanie Gibson will return to the iconic venue on November 8 (9:30PM) with an all new act! (more...)

Photo Flash: Lauren Yee and Jaclyn Backhaus Receive 2018 Horton Foote PrizePhoto Flash: Lauren Yee and Jaclyn Backhaus Receive 2018 Horton Foote Prize
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Yesterday, October 15th at The Lotos Club (5 East 66th Street, New York City), the 2018 recipients of the biennial Horton Foote Prize, were celebrated for excellence in American theater. The 2018 Prize for Outstanding New American Play, presented to a work produced in the 2016-17 or 2017-18 seasons, was awarded to Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee. The 2018 Prize for Promising New American Play, presented to a previously unproduced work, was awarded to India Pale Ale by Jaclyn Backhaus. (more...)

HATE BABY, HEDGEHOG YEARS, and HORSE LATITUDE Win Inaugural James Stevenson Prize For Comedic Short PlaysHATE BABY, HEDGEHOG YEARS, and HORSE LATITUDE Win Inaugural James Stevenson Prize For Comedic Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Playing On Air announced today the three winners of the inaugural James Stevenson Prize for comedic short plays. First Prize ($7,500, plus a Playing On Air recording for radio and podcast distribution) has been awarded to Hate Baby by Gracie Gardner. (Gardner is also the winner of the 2017 Relentless Award and author of the New York Times Critic's Pick Athena.) Second Prize ($2,000) has been awarded to Hedgehog Years by Lily Akerman. Third Prize ($1,000) has been awarded to Horse Latitudes (Who Wants to be an Equine Extra?) by Elizabeth Logun. (more...)

BWW Feature: 'Meet the Actors' of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Center StageBWW Feature: 'Meet the Actors' of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Center Stage
by Charles Shubow - Oct 3, 2018

Since becoming a critic at Broadwayworld.com, I normally attend a play on opening night. Baltimore Center Stage has always had a tradition of presenting a 'Meet the Actor's Night' one day after opening. My wife and I loved to attend these because they are uniformly informative, educational, and fun. Normally audiences hear about an actor's past work, how long is the rehearsal process, how was it like to work with the director, is this your first time in Baltimore, what is like to work at Baltimore Center Stage. (more...)

Theatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards FinalistsTheatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Theatre Bay Area, the third-largest regional theatre service organization in North America, announced the finalists for the 2018 TBA Awards. The fifth annual TBA Awards Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 5 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco). Tickets for the public go on sale Friday, September 28, 2018, through City Box Office. (more...)

Judith Ivey Enjoyably Gives Us CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF As A Love Story at Center StageJudith Ivey Enjoyably Gives Us CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF As A Love Story at Center Stage
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Sep 22, 2018

Because Williams has so successfully gotten us cheering for Maggie, we in the audience would very much like to see Maggie triumphantly dragging Brick into bed in the final frame, and an interpretation like director Judith Ivey's, which all but promises that, is bound to be a crowd-pleaser. But if a director chooses to make that easy initial choice, that will be about the last easy thing the director will find in this play. (more...)

Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Lauren Yee and Jaclyn BackhausHorton Foote Prize Awarded to Lauren Yee and Jaclyn Backhaus
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Mari Marchbanks announced today the 2018 recipients of the biennial Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the late playwright, which recognizes excellence in American theater. The 2018 Prize for Outstanding New American Play, presented to a work produced in the 2016-17 or 2017-18 seasons, is awarded to Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee. The 2018 Prize for Promising New American Play, presented to a previously unproduced work, is awarded to India Pale Ale by Jaclyn Backhaus. (more...)

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Cast and Creative for CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOFBaltimore Center Stage Announces Cast and Creative for CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Baltimore Center Stage is pleased to announce the cast and artistic team for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof directed by Judith Ivey. The sultry American classic opens Baltimore Center Stage's 56th season. (more...)

 Sony Pictures TV to Reboot DESIGNING WOMEN Sony Pictures TV to Reboot DESIGNING WOMEN
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Sony Pictures TV is in the works to revive the classic 1990s sitcom Designing Women, according to Deadline. The series' original creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason heading the reboot. (more...)

THE ISLAND OF NO TIME to Receive Staged ReadingTHE ISLAND OF NO TIME to Receive Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

What happens when Time runs out ... literally? Kristen Lowman answers that question in fairy tale format with The Island of No Time (A Timeless Tale). (more...)

Kelli O'Hara Earns Emmy Nomination, Says She is 'Grateful (and in Shock)'Kelli O'Hara Earns Emmy Nomination, Says She is 'Grateful (and in Shock)'
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2018

This morning, Broadway's Kelli O'Hara received her first Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for her role as Katie Bonner in 'The Accidental Wolf'.  (more...)

Breaking: Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, and More Complete Chicago Cast of Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE!Breaking: Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, and More Complete Chicago Cast of Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE has just been announced. Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey will be LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Von Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Mallory, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle. (more...)

Peter Bogyo to Demystify Theatre's Most Important And Least Understood RolePeter Bogyo to Demystify Theatre's Most Important And Least Understood Role
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Join Broadway General Manager Peter Bogyo in conversation with Tony Award-winning Producer Margot Astrachan as they discuss the nitty-gritty of the business side of show business. Bogyo will offer fascinating and entertaining glimpses into the inner workings of the normally closed world of theatrical general management. You can also expect some personal anecdotes and bits of theatrical lore. This evening will offer invaluable insight not only to fledgling general managers but to producers, writers, actors... anyone who is interested in the hows and whys of what happens in theatre before the curtain goes up. (more...)

THE ISLAND OF NO TIME to Receive Staged ReadingTHE ISLAND OF NO TIME to Receive Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

What happens when Time runs out ... literally? Kristen Lowman answers that question in fairy tale format with The Island of No Time (A Timeless Tale). (more...)

PLAYING ON AIR Announces Celebrity Judges For Inaugural James Stevenson PrizePLAYING ON AIR Announces Celebrity Judges For Inaugural James Stevenson Prize
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Playing On Air announced today the names of the three celebrity guests joining sponsor Josie Merck on the jury for their inaugural James Stevenson Prize, which will award three monetary prizes for new short comedic plays that honor and perpetuate the spirit and wit of Mr. Stevenson. (more...)

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