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MTEA Creates Representation Committee And Offers Free Webinar On Race, Equity And Inc Photo MTEA Creates Representation Committee And Offers Free Webinar On Race, Equity And Inclusion In Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

In June of 2020 the Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance (MTEA), an international organization of teachers and professionals, created a much-needed committee for Representation, Equity, and Inclusion (REI), led by MTEA's newly appointed Lead Diversity Officer, Tim Espinosa of Fullerton College.

BWW Review: MASTER HAROLD... AND THE BOYS at Arizona Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: MASTER HAROLD... AND THE BOYS at Arizona Theatre Company
by Timothy Shawver - Feb 20, 2020

Arizona Theatre Company's current production hits the mark as a historical reminder and, through masterful performances by its cast of three, depicts institutionalized racism's capability to destroy even the most loving relationships.

Arizona Theatre Company Presents MASTER HAROLD” … AND THE BOYS Photo Arizona Theatre Company Presents MASTER HAROLD” … AND THE BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019

Arizona Theatre Company (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) presents Athol Fugard's powerfully haunting masterpiece, 'Master Harold' ... and the Boys from Jan. 18- Feb. 8 at the Temple of Music and Art in Tucson and from Feb. 13 to March 1 at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.

BWW Interview: Kirsten Wyatt of GUYS AND DOLLS at Guthrie Theater Photo BWW Interview: Kirsten Wyatt of GUYS AND DOLLS at Guthrie Theater
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jul 14, 2019

While there is much to praise, the stand-out amongst the talented GUYS AND DOLLS cast is Kirsten Wyatt, making her debut at the Guthrie as Miss Adelaide. Read this 6 Questions & a Plug to learn more from Wyatt about what makes this Guthrie show special.

FOR BLACK TRANS GIRLS… to Receive Reading at Joe's Pub Photo FOR BLACK TRANS GIRLS… to Receive Reading at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces that Laverne Cox, Woolly Mammoth, and Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater will present a reading of Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi's For Black Trans Girls...

BWW Review: GUYS AND DOLLS at the Guthrie Photo BWW Review: GUYS AND DOLLS at the Guthrie
by Karen Bovard - Jul 2, 2019

With a youthful, multi-racial cast of 30, the Guthrie's current production of GUYS AND DOLLS bolsters its reputation as a theater that can mount classics with flair, fidelity, and design excellence. The lyrics crackle, as ever, the singing soars, the casting features multiple body types and skin tones, and the design pops.

Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director's Play THE WHITE CHIP Opens Off-Broadway in Photo Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director's Play THE WHITE CHIP Opens Off-Broadway in October
by Sarah Hookey - May 22, 2019

Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director Sean Daniels' play about his unusual path to sobriety, The White Chip, a co-production with 2014 Broadway Global Producer of the Year Tom Kirdahy (Hadestown, Frankie & Johnnie in the Clare Du Lune, Anastasia) will be on stage Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters in New York City from Oct. 4-26.

Where Do You Belong? Stats from the Most Represented Schools on Broadway Part 3 Photo Where Do You Belong? Stats from the Most Represented Schools on Broadway Part 3
by Julie Musbach - May 18, 2019

Deciding where to go for college or university is nothing short of daunting. To help out, we're rounding up some of the top theatre schools to give students some stats to consider when getting ready to apply or even transfer.

Arizona Theatre Co Holds General Equity Session Auditions Photo Arizona Theatre Co Holds General Equity Session Auditions
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

Arizona Theatre Company is holding general season auditions for equity actors for the 2019/2020 Season in Phoenix from 12-4:30 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. on Monday, June 3 in the Kax black-box theatre at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe.

Kathleen Chalfant in Cusi Cram World Premiere & More Feature in Rattlestick's 2019/20 Photo Kathleen Chalfant in Cusi Cram World Premiere & More Feature in Rattlestick's 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announces its 25th Anniversary season, featuring two World Premiere productions.

Rattlestick Announces Casting For World Premiere Of LOCKDOWN Photo Rattlestick Announces Casting For World Premiere Of LOCKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced casting and other details for the World Premiere of Lockdown by Cori Thomas (Citizens Market, When January Feels Like Summer), directed by Kent Gash (Barbeque). This play, commissioned by Rattlestick with support from the Virginia P. Toulmin Foundation, will begin previews on April 17, 2019 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place), with opening night set for May 2 and a limited engagement through May 19, 2019. Tickets are on sale now at www.rattlestick.org.

Alliance Presents Premiere Of Award-Winning Play GOODNIGHT, TYLER Photo Alliance Presents Premiere Of Award-Winning Play GOODNIGHT, TYLER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition continues to spotlight the best emerging playwrights with a full production for the competition winner and staged readings for four competition finalists.  The 15th competition winner, GOODNIGHT, TYLER is the story of Tyler Evans, a young Black man who wants to be remembered for who he was rather than how he died. GOODNIGHT, TYLER is written by B.J. Tindal who completed his MFA in writing for screen and stage at Northwestern University in 2018.  Directed by Kent Gash, GOODNIGHT, TYLER will have its world premiere on the Hertz Stage Feb. 16 - March 10, 2019.  Opening night is Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m.   

Alliance Presents Premiere Of Award-Winning Play GOODNIGHT, TYLER Photo Alliance Presents Premiere Of Award-Winning Play GOODNIGHT, TYLER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition continues to spotlight the best emerging playwrights with a full production for the competition winner and staged readings for four competition finalists.  The 15th competition winner, GOODNIGHT, TYLER is the story of Tyler Evans, a young Black man who wants to be remembered for who he was rather than how he died. GOODNIGHT, TYLER is written by B.J. Tindal who completed his MFA in writing for screen and stage at Northwestern University in 2018.  Directed by Kent Gash, GOODNIGHT, TYLER will have its world premiere on the Hertz Stage Feb. 16 - March 10, 2019.  Opening night is Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m.   

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington DC Awards; Vanessa Hudgens, A Photo Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington DC Awards; Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, Michael Urie and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington DC Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers!

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Washington, DC Awards! Photo Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Washington, DC Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Washington, DC Awards! Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Washington, DC Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Washington, DC Awards! Photo Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Washington, DC Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Vote For The 2018 BWW Washington, DC Awards; THE WIZ Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For The 2018 BWW Washington, DC Awards; THE WIZ Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards; Ford's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Leads Photo Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards; Ford's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Reed Birney And Annaleigh Ashford Appear On Stage as Part of Urban Stages 30 Year Ret Photo Reed Birney And Annaleigh Ashford Appear On Stage as Part of Urban Stages 30 Year Retrospective
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The Urban Stages' Retrospective (October 11- November 10) will feature ten plays from the past three decades. In addition, there will be a special musical evening celebrating selections from past Urban Stages' musicals on November 5 and two family-friendly shows that have toured schools and libraries via Urban Stages' Outreach.

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