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BWW Review: MLIMA'S TALE at Berges Theatre Photo BWW Review: MLIMA'S TALE at Berges Theatre
by Rob Levy - Jun 6, 2021

Globalism, greed and international politics collide in the Repertory Theatre St. Louis’ sterling production of Mlima’s Tale. Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s poignant and emotional play about the horrors of the global ivory trade is the company’s only production for its augmented 20202/2021 season.

MLIMA'S TALE Comes To Life At The Rep Photo MLIMA'S TALE Comes To Life At The Rep
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 21, 2021

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis will bring an extraordinary production with a cast and crew from around the globe to St. Louis in the organization's return to live theatre with 'Mlima's Tale,' a moving, lyrical journey through the dark world of the international ivory trade from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. 

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Postponement Of BAKKHAI Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Postponement Of BAKKHAI
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 30, 2020

As part of an ongoing commitment to serve the community, Baltimore Center Stage has announced that it has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone Bakkhai, by Euripides, adapted by Anne Carson and directed by Mike Donahue. The production, which features original music by Diana Oh, and choreography by Willia Noel Montague was set to close the 2019/20 Season in May. It will now open the 2021/22 Season in September 2021.

SHIFT Will Present Orpheus Chamber Orchestra And The Classical Theatre Of Harlem In A Photo SHIFT Will Present Orpheus Chamber Orchestra And The Classical Theatre Of Harlem In A HARLEM DREAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2020

On Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00pm, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and The Classical Theatre of Harlem perform the world premiere of A Harlem Dream as part of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington Performing Arts' SHIFT: A Festival Of American Orchestras. The festival is a weeklong celebration of the vitality, identity, and extraordinary artistry of North American orchestras through an immersive festival experience in the nation's capital, taking place in Washington, D.C. from March 23-29, 2020.

Lineup Announced For the 4th Annual Festival Of New Plays At JAG Productions Photo Lineup Announced For the 4th Annual Festival Of New Plays At JAG Productions
by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2020

Every February for the past three years, JAG Productions has invited African-American theatre artists to spend a week in White River Junction, Vermont to further the development of a new play or solo performance. Over the course of the one-week residency, three to five projects receive an intensive workshop, constructive feedback, and a staged reading for the public at Briggs Opera House. This year we are excited to announce a new partnership with the Hopkins Center for the Arts, where we will be concluding our festival with our final reading at the Bentley Theater!

A.R.T. To Present Community Ritual WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN Photo A.R.T. To Present Community Ritual WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 7, 2019

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, will present the The Movement Theatre Company's (TMTC) production of What to Send Up When It Goes Down as part of the 2019/20 A.R.T. Breakout series. 

Project Springboard Announces 2019 Residencies, A NATION GROOVES: A PEOPLE'S HISTORY  Photo Project Springboard Announces 2019 Residencies, A NATION GROOVES: A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF HIP-HOP And THE QUIET WORLD
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 13, 2019

Mara Isaacs, Director of Project Springboard: Developing Dance Musicals, today announced the recipients of the third annual residency awards: A Nation Grooves: A People's History of Hip-Hop, led by Kambi Gathesha (creator, director, choreographer), and Sinan Zafar (sound design, sonic dramaturgy); and The Quiet World, led by Charles Sutton (director, choreographer), Will Van Dyke (composer), and Matthew Greene (book). Both projects will be in residence June 10-28, 2019 in New York City.

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON! Photo Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.

Aleshea Harris's WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN Extends Through December 16 Photo Aleshea Harris's WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN Extends Through December 16
by Julie Musbach - Nov 30, 2018

The Movement Theatre Company is proud to announce the extension of the New York Premiere production of WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN by Aleshea Harris (Is God Is), directed by Whitney White (Macbeth in Stride). Originally scheduled to play its final performance on December 8,  2018, WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN will now play an additional week through December 16, 2018.

Photo Flash: Aleshea Harris's WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN Celebrates Opening Ni Photo Photo Flash: Aleshea Harris's WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN Celebrates Opening Night
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2018

The Movement Theatre Company (David Mendizabal, Deadria Harrington, Eric Lockley, and Taylor Reynolds - Producing Artistic Leadership Team) is proud to present the New York Premiere production of WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN by Aleshea Harris (Is God Is), directed by Whitney White (Macbeth in Stride) at the A.R.T./New York Theatres in the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre from November 11, 2018 - December 8, 2018. Opening night will be Monday, November 19, 2018.

Photo Flash: First Look at WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN, Opening Tonight Photo Photo Flash: First Look at WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN, Opening Tonight
by Julie Musbach - Nov 19, 2018

The Movement Theatre Company presents the New York Premiere production of WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN by Aleshea Harris (Is God Is), directed by Whitney White (Macbeth in Stride) at the A.R.T./New York Theatres in the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre from November 11, 2018 - December 8, 2018. Opening night will be Monday, November 19, 2018.

The Movement Theatre Company Announces Cast of WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN Photo The Movement Theatre Company Announces Cast of WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2018

The Movement Theatre Company announces complete casting for the New York Premiere production of WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN by Aleshea Harris (Is God Is), directed by Whitney White (Macbeth in Stride) at the A.R.T./New York Theatres in the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre from November 11, 2018 - December 8, 2018. Opening night will be Monday, November 19, 2018.

Photo Flash: ARDEN/EVERYWHERE Puts Refugee Twist on AS YOU LIKE IT at BPAC Photo Photo Flash: ARDEN/EVERYWHERE Puts Refugee Twist on AS YOU LIKE IT at BPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

New Feet Productions presents ARDEN/EVERYWHERE, co-presented with Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC). This adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It is conceived and directed by Jessica Bauman. Previews began October 8 at Baruch Performing Arts Center with press opening slated for Sunday, October 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look at South African Drama THE YEAR OF THE BICYCLE in U.S. Premiere at the cell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

the cell presents the US Premiere of South African drama YEAR OF THE BICYCLE by Joanna Evans. Directed by Shariffa Aliby, it is presented as the centerpiece of the 2nd annual C.M.O.R.E. Festival dedicated to Creating More Opportunity for Racial Equity among playwrights, directors, and actors. Performances run now through May 2 at the cell (338 W 23rd St, between 8th & 9th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Signature's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO Enters Final Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Signature Theatre's world premiere of Katori Hall's Our Lady of Kibeho, directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, will play its final eight performances this week through Sunday, December 14th only. The production opened to critical acclaim on Sunday, November 16 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Signature Theatre Extends OUR LADY OF KIBEHO
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 20, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for the World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall, directed by Michael Greif. The production will now play through Sunday, December 14, 2014. The production opened to critical acclaim on Sunday, November 16 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Signature's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 17, 2014

Katori Hall's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO is directed by Michael Greif. OUR LADY OF KIBEHO began performances on October 28 and opened last night, November 16 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2014

Katori Hall's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO is directed by Michael Greif. OUR LADY OF KIBEHO began performances on October 28 and opens November 16 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the play below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO, Directed by Michael Greif
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 3, 2014

Signature Theatre presents the World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall, directed by Michael Greif. The production runs through December 7, 2014 with a November 16 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Check out a first look below!

Starla Benford, Jade Eshete and More Star in Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Signature Theatre presents the World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall, directed by Michael Greif. The production runs tonight, October 28, through December 7, 2014 with a November 16 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

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