David Hare's SKYLIGHT Begins April 19 at Chance TheaterDavid Hare's SKYLIGHT Begins April 19 at Chance Theater
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 4, 2019

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, presents David Hare's celebrated drama, Skylight. Written by David Hare and directed by Chance Theater's Artistic Director, Oanh Nguyen, Skylight will preview from April 19th through April 26th; with regular performances beginning April 27th and continuing through May 19th on the Cripe Stage at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

Road Theatre Company Calls For Submissions For Its 10th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival!Road Theatre Company Calls For Submissions For Its 10th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They are thrilled to announce in this, their upcoming 28th season, the tenth annual Summer Playwright's Festival (SPF10). The Road Theatre's annual Summer Playwrights Festival has been held annually since its inception in 2010. (more...)

Center Theatre Group Announces 2018-2019 L.A. Writers' Workshop ParticipantsCenter Theatre Group Announces 2018-2019 L.A. Writers' Workshop Participants
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Center Theatre Group has selected participants for the 2018-2019 L.A. Writers' Workshop, where local playwrights are invited to spend eight months in residence at the company researching and writing new works with the feedback from artistic staff and their fellow writers. The workshop, administrated by Center Theatre Group's Artistic Department, is designed to foster new voices, inspire playwrights to create their best work, encourage bold writing and build relationships among local playwrights, Center Theatre Group and the Los Angeles theatre community. (more...)

Road Theatre Company Completes Its 2018-2019 Season With AT THE TABLE By Michael PerlmanRoad Theatre Company Completes Its 2018-2019 Season With AT THE TABLE By Michael Perlman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

The Road Theatre Company announces the final show of its 2018 - 2019 season of plays; AT THE TABLE by Michael Perlman will join the previously announced THE RESCUED, DEATH HOUSE and FRIENDS WITH GUNS. Since 1991, The Road Theatre Company has been producing world-class West Coast, L.A. and World premieres for our Los Angeles intimate theatre audiences and subscribers and this coming season will be no exception with three extraordinary world premieres and one Los Angeles premiere production! (more...)

Photo Flash: International City Theatre Presents A SPINTERED SOULPhoto Flash: International City Theatre Presents A SPINTERED SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

"Think of these memories as sharp slivers embedded in the soul."International City Theatre presents a gripping drama about war refugees haunted by the death of their loved ones - and by memories of the things they had to do to survive.A Splintered Soul by Long Beach-based playwright Alan L. Brooks opens Oct. 19 atInternational City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews take place Oct. 17 and Oct. 18. (more...)

Harvey Milk Play DEAR HARVEY Opens At Cal RepHarvey Milk Play DEAR HARVEY Opens At Cal Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

California Repertory Company continues its 30th Anniversary Season with Dear Harvey by Patricia Loughrey. Opening during LGBT History Month and on National Coming Out Day, October 11, 2018, Dear Harvey, pays tribute to Harvey Milk one of the first openly gay elected official in the history of California. Despite his short career in politics, Harvey Milk became an icon of hope. This year marks the 40th anniversary of his assassination. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE RESCUED at Road TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE RESCUED at Road Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the first show of its 2018-2019 season, the world premiere of THE RESCUED, written by Julie Marie Myatt (Birder, John is a father) and directed by Marya Mazor. THE RESCUED will preview on Tuesday, September 18 at 8pm; Wednesday, September 19 at 8pm & Thursday, September 20 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 21 at 8pm and run through Sunday, November 11 at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Story of Holocaust Survivors in America Resonates in A SPLINTERED SOULStory of Holocaust Survivors in America Resonates in A SPLINTERED SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

"Think of these memories as sharp slivers embedded in the soul."International City Theatre presents a gripping drama about war refugees haunted by the death of their loved ones - and by memories of the things they had to do to survive.A Splintered Soul by Long Beach-based playwright Alan L. Brooks opens Oct. 19 atInternational City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews take place Oct. 17 and Oct. 18. (more...)

Road Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of THE RESCUEDRoad Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of THE RESCUED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

THEROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the first show of its 2018-2019 season, the world premiere of THE RESCUED, written by Julie Marie Myatt (Birder,John is a father) and directed by Marya Mazor.  (more...)

6NewPlays Closes with Brian Thorstenson's WAKEFIELD6NewPlays Closes with Brian Thorstenson's WAKEFIELD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

With a mission to produce one new play by each of its six members, 6NewPlays officially closes up shop this fall with WAKEFIELD by Brian Thorstenson. Inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story of the same name, Wakefield starts at the moment Hawthorne's story ends, when the husband Henry Wakefield returns home after 20 years. Veteran actor Anne Darragh plays Sophia, Henry's wife, alongside Thorstenson as Henry. Erin Mei-Ling Stuart co-directs. Wakefield runs October 5 - 14 at Studio 210 in the Mission. Tickets, $20 - $25, will go on sale in August. (more...)

Julianne Jigour's BRIGHT SHINING SEA Comes to Potrero StageJulianne Jigour's BRIGHT SHINING SEA Comes to Potrero Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

PlayGround's Festival of New Works features the premiere of the full-length play BRIGHT SHINING SEA by Julianne Jigour opening with a press night on Wednesday May 16, running through June 16, (previews May 14 & 15). BRIGHT SHINING SEA is a co-production with Planet Earth Arts and one of two PlayGround commissioned full-length plays featured this season.  In Julianne Jigour's Bright Shining Sea, six characters find their lives intertwined as they face the personal challenges caused by environmental degradation. Bright Shining Sea confronts destruction-personal and environmental-but presents connection and compassion as the means by which hope is possible. Julianne remarks "It asks us to view the Earth holistically, to recognize our interconnectedness, and to do what the current administration won't-to take responsibility for our planet, for each other, and for future generations. (more...)

BRIGHT SHINING SEA to Open The 2018 PlayGround Festival of New WorksBRIGHT SHINING SEA to Open The 2018 PlayGround Festival of New Works
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

PlayGround's Festival of New Works features the premiere of the full-length play BRIGHT SHINING SEA by Julianne Jigour opening with a press night on May 16, running through June 16, (previews May 14 & 15). BRIGHT SHINING SEA is a co-production with Planet Earth Arts and one of two PlayGround commissioned full-length plays featured this season. (more...)

Greenhouse Theater Center Presents USE IT OR LOSE ITGreenhouse Theater Center Presents USE IT OR LOSE IT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to present USE IT OR LOSE IT: An Evening of Short Plays About Your Rights, original works inspired by contemporary and historic legal battles the ACLU has fought on behalf of Americans' rights and freedoms (more...)

Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation Brings Friends, Feuds and Romance to the Delacorte TonightPublic Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation Brings Friends, Feuds and Romance to the Delacorte Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Public Theater begins performances for the free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub tonight, September 1. (more...)

Free Public Works Musical Adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT Begins September 1Free Public Works Musical Adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT Begins September 1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin performances for the free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub on Friday, September 1. (more...)

Greenhouse Theater Center Announces MC-10 PLAYWRIGHTS ENSEMBLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center (GTC) and Artistic Director Jacob Harvey are pleased to announce the formation of the new MC-10 Playwrights Ensemble, a collection of ten of the country's most sought-after established and mid-career Chicago playwrights and theatre-makers. The ensemble will be in residence at the Greenhouse Theater Center and will create new works for its stages. Beginning with the 2018-19 season, the Greenhouse will present one play per season by MC-10 member playwrights, eventually expanding to two MC-10 productions per season. These world and regional premieres aim to expand the scope, diversity and visibility of work happening at the Greenhouse and underscore the institution's commitment to creating new vital works for the American theatrical canon. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shaina Taub and More to Lead Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, and the company has just been announced! (more...)

Shattered Globe's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Extends Through 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Due to popular demand, Shattered Globe Theatre's hit Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY will add one additional week of performances, extending through May 27, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.  Directed by Jessica Thebus, the imaginative and moving drama was written for Ruhl's mother, Kathleen Ruhl, who stars in the Shattered Globe production. Tickets for all performances are currently available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. (more...)

Han Ong's GRANDEUR World Premiere at Magic Theatre to Feature Carl Lumbly
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

 Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Han Ong's World Premiere GRANDEUR. (more...)

Han Ong's GRANDEUR World Premiere at Magic Theatre to feature Carl Lumbly
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Han Ong's World Premiere GRANDEUR. Previews begin on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location, with a press opening on Wednesday, June 7. (more...)

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