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Palm Beach Dramaworks Announces Casting for Virtual Live Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Palm Beach Dramaworks Announces Casting for Virtual Live Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2020

A who’s who in the history of Palm Beach Dramaworks is set to participate in a live reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol on Monday evening, December 21 at 7:30pm. In the tradition of Dickens reading his own work, this presentation will showcase PBD luminaries reading the 1843 novella, with each artist separately performing a portion of the book before handing off to the next actor.

BWW Review: Portland Stage's TALLEY'S FOLLY Offers a Dose of Hope Photo BWW Review: Portland Stage's TALLEY'S FOLLY Offers a Dose of Hope
by Carla Maria Verdino-SĂĽllwold - Nov 11, 2020

In joining a small group of Equity theatres given permission to produce live, Portland Stage already has achieved an artistic milestone during the pandemic. But with their well-crafted, emotionally satisfying production of Lanford Wilson’s TALLEY’S FOLLY, they bring a dose of hope to theatre-starved audiences – not only in practical terms but in artistic ones as well.

Photo Flash: Portland Stage Presents TALLEY'S FOLLEY, Live Indoor Production Photo Photo Flash: Portland Stage Presents TALLEY'S FOLLEY, Live Indoor Production
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 5, 2020

Portland Stage, a professional regional theater located in Portland, Maine, is one of a handful of theaters nationwide to have won the endorsement of the Actors Equity Association to produce live theater with an audience.

Portland Stage Company Reopens With Production of TALLEY'S FOLLY Photo Portland Stage Company Reopens With Production of TALLEY'S FOLLY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020

Portland Stage Company is planning to present Talley's Folly, featuring a limited number of audience members, in October and November.

Portland Stage Announces Actors' Equity Approval to Produce First Live Performance Si Photo Portland Stage Announces Actors' Equity Approval to Produce First Live Performance Since the Start of the Pandemic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

Portland Stage has announced they have received Equity's approval to mount the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson.

Carbonell Awards Announces This Year's Nominations Photo Carbonell Awards Announces This Year's Nominations
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2020

Palm Beach Dramaworks, the West Palm Beach theater which won the most Carbonell Awards of any theater in 2018, is now the most-nominated theater for 2019.

BWW Review: Portland Stage's ALMOST, MAINE is Pure Perfection Photo BWW Review: Portland Stage's ALMOST, MAINE is Pure Perfection
by Carla Maria Verdino-SĂĽllwold - Jan 26, 2020

Portland Stage's revival of John Cariani's ALMOST, MAINE, a play which premiered with the company in 2004, represents some of the very best work this theatre can produce. The exquisitely poetic series of vignettes about love and loss framed within the uniqueness of the Maine context, offers an evening of virtually pure perfection and unlimited delight.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Photo Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 17, 2019

Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, the Pulitzer Prize-winner that is on virtually every critic's short list of greatest American plays, opens Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2019-2020 season on Friday, October 11 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through November 3, with specially priced previews on October 9 and 10 (7:30pm). J. Barry Lewis directs.

BWW Review: THE WAKE at Premiere Stages is an Outstanding Family Drama Photo BWW Review: THE WAKE at Premiere Stages is an Outstanding Family Drama
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 14, 2019

Premiere Stages at Kean University is currently staging the world premiere of 'The Wake' by Tammy Ryan through July 28. This finely crafted family drama is laced with just the right amount of humor. Directed by the theatre's Producing Artistic Director, John J. Wooten, the cast features four outstanding thespians.

Premiere Stages To Present 2019 Premiere Play Festival Winner THE WAKE Photo Premiere Stages To Present 2019 Premiere Play Festival Winner THE WAKE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2019

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Tammy Ryan's The Wake July 11-28 in Kean University's Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.). Recently selected from 659 submissions as the winner of the 2019 Premiere Play Festival, The Wake will feature actors James Gushue, Wayne Maugans, Kathy McCafferty and Kelley Rae O'Donnell. John J. Wooten, producing artistic director of Premiere Stages, directs.

Shadowland Stages Announces Casting For D.W. Gregory's MEMOIRS OF A FORGOTTEN MAN Photo Shadowland Stages Announces Casting For D.W. Gregory's MEMOIRS OF A FORGOTTEN MAN
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2019

SHADOWLAND STAGES (Brendan Burke, Producing Artistic Director) today announced completion of casting for MEMOIRS OF A FORGOTTEN MAN by D.W. Gregory - the first production of the theatre's 2019 season.

Primary Stages Announces Play Selections For ESPA Drills 2019 Photo Primary Stages Announces Play Selections For ESPA Drills 2019
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 28, 2019

Primary Stages announced today the selections for ESPA Drills 2019, a developmental play program that provides staged readings to four playwrights selected by blind submission, for scripts developed at Primary Stages ESPA. Presented by Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA), the plays are workshopped under the guidance of the Primary Stages ESPA staff. All readings are free and open to the public and will be held at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) on Monday, April 1 and Monday, April 8, 2019.

BWW Review: TRICK OR TREAT at 59E59 Theaters is a Must-See Dark Comedy About Family S Photo BWW Review: TRICK OR TREAT at 59E59 Theaters is a Must-See Dark Comedy About Family Secrets
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 23, 2019

'Trick or Treat,' an absorbing dark comedy, is now on stage at 59E59 Theaters for a limited engagement through February 24. Written by Jack Neary, the show features the finest direction by Carol Dunne and an excellent cast.

TRICK OR TREAT, Starring Gordon Clapp, Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 Theaters Photo TRICK OR TREAT, Starring Gordon Clapp, Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of TRICK OR TREAT, written by Jack Neary and directed by Carol Dunne. Produced by Northern Stage, TRICK OR TREAT begins performances on Saturday, January 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 24. Press Opening is Sunday, January 20 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM; and Sunday at 2 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 - $70 ($25 - $49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or visit www.59e59.org.

BWW Review: THE LITTLE FOXES at Palm Beach Dramaworks Photo BWW Review: THE LITTLE FOXES at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by John Lariviere - Oct 30, 2017

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes. Considered by many to be Hellman's masterpiece, this classic play about greed and the path of destruction it leaves in it's wake is as timely now as when it was written in 1939.

Photo Flash: Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES Photo Photo Flash: Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2017

Shortly after The Little Foxes opened on Broadway in 1939, Lillian Hellman summed up the meaning of her play in an interview in theNew York Herald Tribune . I merely wanted, in essence, to say: 'Here I am representing for you the sort of person who ruins the world for us.'

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES Photo Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 26, 2017

Shortly after The Little Foxes opened on Broadway in 1939, Lillian Hellman summed up the meaning of her play in an interview in the New York Herald Tribune. I merely wanted, in essence, to say: 'Here I am representing for you the sort of person who ruins the world for us.'

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, Photo Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More!

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at the Ahmanson Makes f Photo BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at the Ahmanson Makes for Exhilarating Theatre
by Don Grigware - Aug 7, 2017

What a deliciously exciting and provocative evening in the theatre! The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted by Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon's novel, comes to vivid life as a play within a play with a fascinating array of visual effects, a dynamite ensemble and a remarkable performance by Adam Langdon under the skilled direction of Marianne Elliott. It graces the Ahmanson stage through September 10 only.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIM Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by Julie Musbach - Aug 4, 2017

Presented by Center Theatre Group, The National Theatre production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' opened at the Ahmanson Theatre on August 3.

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