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Breaking: Roundabout Postpones CAROLINE, OR CHANGE & More Until Spring 2021; TROUBLE  Photo Breaking: Roundabout Postpones CAROLINE, OR CHANGE & More Until Spring 2021; TROUBLE IN MIND Added to Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company just announced that the current theatrical season will resume in Spring 2021, and has added the Broadway debut of Alice Childress's Trouble in Mind, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, to its roster of upcoming shows. Childress was a Founding Member of the American Negro Theatre and the first African-American woman to be produced professionally in New York (Gold Through The Trees in 1952); Randolph-Wright is a celebrated director and writer whose play Blue had an acclaimed run at Roundabout in 2001. Trouble in Mind will premiere on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre in Winter 2021/22.

VIDEO: Larry Kramer Discusses THE NORMAL HEART and More on Theater Talk Photo VIDEO: Larry Kramer Discusses THE NORMAL HEART and More on Theater Talk
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020

To honor the life and work of this pioneering artist and activist, flashback to Larry Kramer's appearance on the chat show, Theater Talk, as his play The Normal Heart made its long overdue Broadway debut.

Breaking: Playwright, Author & Activist Larry Kramer Dies at 84 Photo Breaking: Playwright, Author & Activist Larry Kramer Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020

According to the New York Times, Larry Kramer passed away this morning in Manhattan from pneumonia. He was 84 years old.

BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Aw Photo BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Awarding Grants to Ten Theatre Artists and Supporting Audio Plays for The First Time
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidisciplinary creators-investing in its future while supporting theatre-makers and expanding the idea of what it means to be a generative artist. For the first time, Studio R&D commissions are being awarded to support the creation of audio plays, as Studio explores alternate modes of theatrical storytelling in response to the present moment.

Patti LuPone, Bryan Cranston, Sally Field and More to be Featured in 'Broadway's Best Photo Patti LuPone, Bryan Cranston, Sally Field and More to be Featured in 'Broadway's Best Shows' Livestreamed Events
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

Broadway's Best Shows, a new home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway's Best, will launch the weekly one-night-only 'Spotlight On Plays' series beginning Thursday, May 7, 2020 to benefit The Actors Fund.

Red Line Productions Will Stream ORPHANS, Starring Alec Baldwin Photo Red Line Productions Will Stream ORPHANS, Starring Alec Baldwin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020

By special arrangement with Concord Theatricals, Red Line Productions will present a live streamed reading of Lyle Kessler's Orphans, featuring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Alec Baldwin, who starred in the show on Broadway in 2016.

Breaking: Roundabout Pushes CAROLINE, OR CHANGE and BIRTHDAY CANDLES to Fall 2020 Photo Breaking: Roundabout Pushes CAROLINE, OR CHANGE and BIRTHDAY CANDLES to Fall 2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that it will produce all previously scheduled Spring/Summer 2020 productions as part of the 2020-2021 season, including Jeanine Tesori and Tony Kushner's CAROLINE, OR CHANGE starring Sharon D Clarke at Studio 54, and Noah Haidle's BIRTHDAY CANDLES starring Debra Messing at the American Airlines Theatre.

NYC Theatre: Which Off-Broadway Shows Are Running? Photo NYC Theatre: Which Off-Broadway Shows Are Running?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

Which productions are currently running, cancelled, and postponed in NYC? We've got a comprehensive list of all the changes.

Atlantic Theater Company Announces Casting For Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM Photo Atlantic Theater Company Announces Casting For Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Atlantic Theater Company has announced initial casting for the world premiere production of A Play is a Poem, a collection of one-acts by Academy Award winner Ethan Coen (Almost an Evening; The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), directed by Neil Pepe (Atlantic Artistic Director, Broadway's American Buffalo) and produced in association with Center Theatre Group. The production has also announced a new first preview date. A Play is a Poem will now begin previews Thursday, May 14th and will open Monday, June 1st for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 21st Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).

Photo Coverage: Roundabout's 72 MILES TO GO... Opens at the Laura Pels Theatre Photo Photo Coverage: Roundabout's 72 MILES TO GO... Opens at the Laura Pels Theatre
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 11, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world premiere of 72 Miles to Go..., by Hilary Bettis, directed by Jo Bonney. 72 Miles to Go... opened officially on Tuesday, March 10. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street).

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's 72 MILES TO GO Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's 72 MILES TO GO
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world premiere of 72 Miles to Go..., by Hilary Bettis, directed by Jo Bonney. The cast includes Tyler Alvarez as 'Aaron,' Jacqueline Guillén as 'Eva,' Bobby Moreno as 'Christian,' Maria Elena Ramirez as 'Anita,' and Triney Sandoval as 'Billy.'

World Premiere of ANTONIO'S SONG / I WAS DREAMING OF A SON to Debut at Milwaukee Rep Photo World Premiere of ANTONIO'S SONG / I WAS DREAMING OF A SON to Debut at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Milwaukee Rep will present the world premiere of  Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming of a Son by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith and Antonio Edwards Suarez for a limited two week run in the Stiemke Studio March 24 - April 5, 2020. Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming Of A Son features Antonio Edwards Suarez (The Night is a Child, Milwaukee Rep) in a personal solo/movement drama that explores the sins of our fathers and mothers as well as the gifts they bestow upon us in a poetic journey that will question/challenge the legacy of stereotypes.

Kerry Butler, Tom Stoppard, Candice Bergen and More Attended the 2020 PEN America Lit Photo Kerry Butler, Tom Stoppard, Candice Bergen and More Attended the 2020 PEN America Literary Awards Hosted by Seth Meyers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Last night, PEN America spotlighted diverse voices and bestowed $330,000 of transformative support to writers and translators at the 2020 PEN America Literary Awards, hosted by Late Night's Seth Meyers at The Town Hall, the biggest venue in the Awards program's 56-year history. The show demonstrated the evolution of the Awards in recent years from a modest auditorium event for winners and their families into a preeminent gathering of writers and publishing luminaries, stars of the stage and screen, and passionate book lovers-or, as Meyers referred to it, 'The Oscars for books.'

Tony Kushner & Sarah Vowell Lincoln Discussion At The Town Hall Postponed Photo Tony Kushner & Sarah Vowell Lincoln Discussion At The Town Hall Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Pulitzer Prize winning author Tony Kushner and best-selling author Sarah Vowell in conversation about Lincoln's Legacy on Thursday, March 5 at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) has been postponed until the fall (before the Presidential selection), due to a scheduling conflict.   Full ticket refunds will be available at the point of purchase.

Dragon Theatre Will Present Two Plays In Rotating Repertory This March Photo Dragon Theatre Will Present Two Plays In Rotating Repertory This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

For the first time in its 20 years Dragon is mounting two plays at the same time on an alternating schedule. Why? Because while being very different plays, they share much of the same DNA.

Photo Flash: First Look at Roundabout's 72 MILES TO GO Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Roundabout's 72 MILES TO GO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

We've got your first look at Roundabout Theatre Company's world-premiere production of 72 Miles To Go… by Hilary Bettis, directed by Jo Bonney.

Undermain Theatre Will Present WHITHER GOEST THOU AMERICA: A NEW WORK FESTIVAL Photo Undermain Theatre Will Present WHITHER GOEST THOU AMERICA: A NEW WORK FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

Undermain Theatre presents Whither Goest Thou America: a new work festival.

TCG Publishes EXQUISITE AGONY By Nilo Cruz Photo TCG Publishes EXQUISITE AGONY By Nilo Cruz
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Exquisite Agony by Nilo Cruz. The play received its world premiere at Repertorio Español in New York in the summer of 2018.

Tom Stoppard, Tanya Barfield and More Among the Winners of 2020 PEN America Literary  Photo Tom Stoppard, Tanya Barfield and More Among the Winners of 2020 PEN America Literary Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Today PEN America announced the major career achievement honors to be presented at the 2020 PEN America Literary Awards.

City Theatre Will Present MR. BURNS Photo City Theatre Will Present MR. BURNS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

City Theatre at Sacramento City College continues its 2019-20 season with Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play.

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