Charlotte Moore Will Interview Angela Lansbury for LPTW Oral History Project at Bruno Walter AuditoriumCharlotte Moore Will Interview Angela Lansbury for LPTW Oral History Project at Bruno Walter Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm (doors at 5:30pm) in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the FREE event is currently sold out. (more...)

Dramatists Guild Of America Podcast Now AvailableDramatists Guild Of America Podcast Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

The Dramatists Guild of America is proud to present the launch of a new podcast, TALKBACK, now available on all your favorite podcast platforms. (more...)

Tim Sanford To Step Down As Artistic Director Of Playwrights Horizons; Adam Greenfield Announced As SuccessorTim Sanford To Step Down As Artistic Director Of Playwrights Horizons; Adam Greenfield Announced As Successor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Playwrights Horizons today announced that its beloved longtime Artistic Director, Tim Sanford, will step down from the position in July 2020. (more...)

Dramatists Guild Of America Launches New Podcast TALKBACKDramatists Guild Of America Launches New Podcast TALKBACK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced the launch of a new podcast, TALKBACK, available on all your favorite podcast platforms beginning October 21st. (more...)

Photo Flash: NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY Begins Performances Tonight!Photo Flash: NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY Begins Performances Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Partial Comfort Productions presents the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim. Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. (more...)

Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm.  (more...)

Cast Announced for NOTHING GOLD CAN STAYCast Announced for NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Partial Comfort Productions (Samuel D. Hunter's A Bright New Boise, Robert O'Hara's Booty Candy, Thomas Bradshaw's The Bereaved) will present the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim (pictured above). Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. Opening night is slated for October 8. (more...)

Casting Announced For FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT Reading At RAVE Theater FestivalCasting Announced For FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT Reading At RAVE Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Rave Theater Festival's reading of FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT, a new American play by Ofem Ajah, M.D. announces cast. Obie award-winning actress Yvette Ganier ('Breath, Boom', 'Jitney', 'Gem of the Ocean') will direct. The reading starts at 12:30 Wednesday, August 21st at Teatro SEA, at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, located at 107 Suffolk Street, 1st Floor in Manhattan. The reading is free and open to the public. Please R.S.V.P to ofema753@gmail.com. (more...)

Casting Announced For FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT at RAVE Theater FestivalCasting Announced For FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT at RAVE Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Rave Theater Festival's reading of FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT, a new American play by Ofem Ajah, M.D. announces cast. Obie award-winning actress Yvette Ganier ('Breath, Boom', 'Jitney', 'Gem of the Ocean') will direct. The reading starts at 12:30 Wednesday, August 21st at Teatro SEA, at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, located at 107 Suffolk Street, 1st Floor in Manhattan. The reading is free and open to the public. Please R.S.V.P to ofema753@gmail.com. (more...)

RAVE Theater Festival Presents FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT ReadingRAVE Theater Festival Presents FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

The Rave Theater Festival will present a reading of FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT, a new American play by Ofem Ajah, M.D. Obie award-winning actress Yvette Ganier ('Breath, Boom', 'Jitney', 'Gem of the Ocean') will direct. The reading starts at 12:30 Wednesday, August 21st at Teatro SEA, at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, located at 107 Suffolk Street, 1st Floor in Manhattan. The reading is free and open to the public. Please R.S.V.P to ofema753@gmail.com. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces Cast for THE NINTH ANNUAL     SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVALRed Bull Theater Announces Cast for THE NINTH ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their ninth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Kia Corthron and Marcus Gardley, alongside six brand new plays that have been chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country: Kate Abbruzzese, Terry Glaser, Eric Pfeffinger, Bridgette Dutta Portman, David Lerner Schwartz, Sofya Levitsky Weitz, and Matthew Wells. (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer ConferenceJessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces Selections for THE NINTH ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVALRed Bull Theater Announces Selections for THE NINTH ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for their ninth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Kia Corthron and Marcus Gardley, alongside six brand new plays that have been chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country: Kate Abbruzzese, Terry Glaser, Eric Pfeffinger, BrIdgette Dutta Portman, David Lerner Schwartz, Sofya Levitsky Weitz, and Matthew Wells. (more...)

3VIEWS ON THEATER Launches This Fall3VIEWS ON THEATER Launches This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

The Lillys - in partnership with a broad coalition of theater artists - is pleased to announce 3Views on Theater, a new online journal aimed to expand and deepen theater journalism, writing in many voices about our community. 3Views will generate original content in three categories: Reviews, Interviews, and Purviews (articles submitted by theater artists including responses to reviews, original reviews, opinion pieces, and features). (more...)

Photo Flash: LPTW Oral History Project Welcomes Tovah FeldshuhPhoto Flash: LPTW Oral History Project Welcomes Tovah Feldshuh
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women, an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, presented an Oral History Project event with six-time Emmy and Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh on Monday, May 6 at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Ms. Feldshuh discussed her life and prolific career with award-winning drama critic Linda Winer. (more...)

Queens Theatre To Present Comedy RELIC This MayQueens Theatre To Present Comedy RELIC This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

The Queens Theatre may cause a stir when it premieres Relic, or, I Was Bubbie's Favorite by Joel Feinman (as told to Lojo Simon), an outrageous new comedy by playwright Lojo Simon and directed by Will Pomerantz, that explores the cult of celebrity, religion and idolatry in modern times. The play, set in the Queens neighborhood of Rego Park, revolves around an out-of-work actor who finds what purports to be the world's greatest relic in his grandmother's attic, offering him the fame and fortune he always sought. He discovers, however, that it may not be all he wants! Performances will be held Friday, May 10th through Sunday, May 19th (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays). (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Features First Genderqueer Actor As Blanche DuBoisA STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Features First Genderqueer Actor As Blanche DuBois
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

The Coven & Precariat Productions, in association with Wolfpack Theatrics, present a history-making new production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, featuring a genderqueer/trans actor in the iconic role of Blanche DuBois. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Title Wave @ Bay StreetBay Street Theater Announces Title Wave @ Bay Street
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Title Wave at Bay Street: The 6th Annual New Works Festival, May 3 - 5. All readings are free, but tickets are required, as these events typically sell out. Tickets are available now at baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, or until show time. (more...)

Babes With Blades Announce Gender Inclusive Cast of OTHELLOBabes With Blades Announce Gender Inclusive Cast of OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) 21st season continues with its biennial William Shakespeare production. In 2019, the Shakespeare production is Othello running April 11 - May 25, directed by Mignon McPherson Stewart with fight choreography by Samantha Kaufman.   (more...)

Portland Stage Studio Series Presents WE CAN EAT LOVEPortland Stage Studio Series Presents WE CAN EAT LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

After a sold out run of last season's The Roommate, Director Eileen Phelan brings We Can Eat Love to Portland Stage Studio Series.  Written by Maine native, Margie Castleman We Can Eat Love, A New Play with Heart, Soul, and a Little Music will run March 22-31 for eight performances with music by Wilder Zoby and Little Shalimar, and performed by Portland actors Grace Bauer, Whip Hubley, Khalil LeSaldo, Erik Moody, and Casey Turner. (more...)

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