New Georges Announces the Premiere LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEARNew Georges Announces the Premiere LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

New Georges presents the co-world premiere of Leap and the Net Will Appear, by Chana Porter, and directed byTara Ahmadinejad. Leap and the Net Will Appear will play June 16-30, 2019 in The Sam at The Flea Theater (20 Thomas Street New York, NY 10007), with opening night set for June 18, 2019. New Georges is an Anchor Partner at The Flea. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP)with close its 2018/19 season with The Undeniable Sound of Right Now by Laura Eason. The Undeniable Sound of Right Now will star RLTP Ensemble member Peter Palmisano alongside Diane DiBernardo, Christine Turturro, Johnny Barden, Jeffrey Coyle and Nick Stevens under the direction of Ensemble member David Oliver.  The production team includes Dyan Burlingame (set design), John Rickus (light design), Maura Price (costume design/props), and Katie Menke (sound design). (more...)

Blackfriars Theatre Presents THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOWBlackfriars Theatre Presents THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

It's Chicago in the early 90s and Hank's legendary rock 'n' roll bar is up against the destructive power of gentrification and the "next big thing." The Undeniable Sound of Right Now by Laura Eason runs at Blackfriars Theatre May 10 - 26. The theatre will transform itself into Hank's bar, replete with beer and wine for sale right on stage (provided by Rohrbach Brewing Company) and local bands playing thirty-minute sets prior to each performance. Featured bands include Mike & The Smugtown Hustlers and Periodic Table of Elephants, with more acts being announced soon. (more...)

Reynaldo Piniella's BLACK DOVES Wins the 12th Anniversary Barbour Playwrights AwardReynaldo Piniella's BLACK DOVES Wins the 12th Anniversary Barbour Playwrights Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

After three staged readings of three new plays by innovative emerging playwrights of color were presented to enthusiastic audiences at Guild Hall, the votes for the Episcopal Actors' Guild's 12th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award are in. The judges have selected Reynaldo Piniella's Black Doves as this year's winner. (more...)

Reynaldo Piniella's Black Doves Wins The 12th Anniversary Barbour Playwrights AwardReynaldo Piniella's Black Doves Wins The 12th Anniversary Barbour Playwrights Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

After three staged readings of three new plays by innovative emerging playwrights of color were presented to enthusiastic audiences at Guild Hall, the votes for the Episcopal Actors' Guild's 12th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award are in. The judges have selected Reynaldo Piniella's Black Doves as this year's winner. (more...)

Raven Theatre Presents THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOWRaven Theatre Presents THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Raven Theatre is pleased to conclude its 2018-19 season with the Chicago premiere of Laura Eason's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW, a poignant and potent portrait of those who can change with the times and those who get left behind. Directed by BJ Jones, THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW will play May 2 - June 16, 2019 on Raven's 99-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.raventheatre.com or by calling (773) 338-2177. The press opening is Monday, May 6 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Go AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS At New Victory TheaterGo AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS At New Victory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

The dance, music, theatre and visual arts academies of  Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts aka: Grand Arts, present the musical Broadway production of HAIRSPRAY. This is a tremendous effort that provides opportunities for students on stage and behind the scenes to experience a full scale production that brings industry professionals to campus to donate time to ensure the audience has a complete Broadway experience. Opens April 5th at Ramon C. Cortines High School - 450 N. Grand Ave. Los Angeles CA 90012 (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Announces 2019/2020 SeasonAurora Theatre Company Announces 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company(Artistic Director Tom Ross) announces today the six plays that will comprise the theatre's 28th season, beginning with the Bay Area Premiere of Ike Holter's energetic drama, EXIT STRATEGY. The Bay Area premiere of Bryna Turner's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP follows. Lucy Kirkwood's recent Broadway hit THE CHILDREN will kick off the new year as a West Coast Premiere, followed by Joe Orton's classic LOOT in a production honoring the playwright's unseen and uncensored version. Next is the World Premiere of Christopher Chen's thought-provoking Originate + Generate commission, THE RULER. The season closes with the Bay Area premiere of Laura Eason's smart comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS. (more...)

Casting Announced For Raven Theatre's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOWCasting Announced For Raven Theatre's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Raven Theatre is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of Laura Eason's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW, a poignant and potent portrait of those who can change with the times and those who get left behind, directed by BJ Jones.  (more...)

HERE AND NOW Starring Sarah Jessica Parker Arrives on DVD January 22ndHERE AND NOW Starring Sarah Jessica Parker Arrives on DVD January 22nd
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

 “Sarah Jessica Parker shines” (Indiewire) in the powerful and affecting drama HERE AND NOW, arriving on DVD January 22, 2019 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. (more...)

League Of Professional Theatre Women Releases Fourth Women Count ReportLeague Of Professional Theatre Women Releases Fourth Women Count Report
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents) has published the fourth in a series of reports authored by Martha Wade Steketee with Judy Binus, on the status of women employed in New York City theaters. The fourth report, Women Count: Women Hired Off Broadway, available at theatrewomen.org/women-count/, analyzes employment in 13 professional roles - playwrights, directors, designers, stage managers, and others - in 515 Off- and Off-Off-Broadway productions by 22 theater companies for 5 complete seasons, 2013-14 through 2017-18 to show where women are and are not being hired.  (more...)

Literary Lovers, or Just Canny Operators?: SEX WITH STRANGERS at FPCT Makes You DecideLiterary Lovers, or Just Canny Operators?: SEX WITH STRANGERS at FPCT Makes You Decide
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Sep 15, 2018

The play will certainly keep challenging you the way a puzzle does. It begins, no doubt portentously, with a question that it never completely answers (Olivia to Ethan 'Who are you?') and it ends with deliberate lack of clarity over whether the characters have any future. In short, this is theater which keeps the audience on its toes, no matter what label you slap on it. (more...)

Fells Point Corner Theatre Announces 2018-2019 SeasonFells Point Corner Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

FPCT is pleased to share a special announcement regarding our 2018-2019 Season. We are having an early bird special for subscriptions! Regular price is $130.00 (on sale now), but subscribers can receive an extra $20 off if they purchase before the curtain goes up on our first show, Sex with Strangers by Laura Eason, on Friday, September 14th. (more...)

BWW Review: SEX WITH STRANGERS Is a Steamy, Brainy BrewBWW Review: SEX WITH STRANGERS Is a Steamy, Brainy Brew
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 23, 2018

Laura Eason isn't misleading or overpromising with her title, SEX WITH STRANGERS, but it's a pleasant surprise to encounter as much brains as body heat (more...)

Paramount Worldwide Acquisitions Acquires the North American Rights to Sarah Jessica Parker's HERE AND NOWParamount Worldwide Acquisitions Acquires the North American Rights to Sarah Jessica Parker's HERE AND NOW
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Paramount Worldwide Acquisitions announced today that it has acquired the North American rights to the Sarah Jessica Parker (“Divorce,” “Sex and the City”) drama HERE AND NOW (formerly titled Blue Night).  The film will be distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution on Digital and VOD beginning November 9, 2018, the same day that it will debut in theaters from AMBI Distribution. (more...)

Road Less Traveled Productions Announces Its 2018/19 SeasonRoad Less Traveled Productions Announces Its 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Road Less Traveled Productions is excited to announce its 2018/19 Season at its brand-new permanent home at 456 Main Street in Downtown Buffalo! Featuring four full regular season theatrical productions, RLTP's 15th anniversary season will include: (more...)

SEX WITH STRANGERS By Laura Eason Comes to Fells Point Corner TheatreSEX WITH STRANGERS By Laura Eason Comes to Fells Point Corner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

From the writer/producer of Netflix's House of Cards, comes this seductive story of two artists who meet while snowed in together at a secluded bed and breakfast. The talented, yet unsuccessful, Olivia and the wildly popular sex blogger Ethan spend three days entwined in each other's charms. (more...)

New Victory Announces 2018-19 Season Including Nine US PremieresNew Victory Announces 2018-19 Season Including Nine US Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The New Victory Theater, dedicated to bringing high quality international productions to New York kids and families, announces its 2018-2019 season. From September 28, 2018, through June 9, 2019, the New Victory 2018-2019 Season will include nine U.S. Premieres among its 16 productions of theater, circus, dance, puppetry and music from nine different countries around the world. (more...)

THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Comes to The Keegan TheatreTHE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Comes to The Keegan Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

The Keegan Theatre presents the Washington, DC premiere of Laura Eason's hilarious and heartbreaking play THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW on May 5, 2018.  Directed by Brandon McCoy, the play features a stellar cast with Chris, Stezin, Susan Marie Rhea, Jessie Power, Josh Sticklin, Kevin Hasser, and Ryan Sellers. (more...)

EMH Productions Premieres JACK OF DIAMONDSEMH Productions Premieres JACK OF DIAMONDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Award winning EMH Productions continues its 7th season with a high stakes comedic romp about a bunch of old people.  Okay, older people.  And that right there is why EMH selected this play.  All too often people over 50, 60, 70 are instantly labeled "Old". (more...)

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