The Public's Mobile Unit Returns With THE TEMPESTThe Public's Mobile Unit Returns With THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement through the arts, The Public Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham, will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this spring with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST, directed by Laurie Woolery. Now in its ninth year, the Mobile Unit's free tour (April 4-27) brings Shakespeare and other works to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community venues. (more...)

Playwrights' Arena Announces Cast of SOUTHERNMOSTPlaywrights' Arena Announces Cast of SOUTHERNMOST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Jon Lawrence Rivera, Artistic Director of Playwrights' Arena - the first and oldest theater dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights - is thrilled to announce the cast for SOUTHERNMOST by Mary Lyon Kamitaki, which includes Amielynn Abellera, Kimberly Alexander, Aaron Ikeda, Alberto Issac, and Sharon Omi (more...)

A Muse-ic Lesson: Counting Down the Best Songs in Stage-Bound HERCULES!A Muse-ic Lesson: Counting Down the Best Songs in Stage-Bound HERCULES!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, The Public Theater will conclude its summer season at the Delacorte Theatre with free performances of the Public Works' musical adaptation of HERCULES (August 31-September 8), with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by David Zippel, book by Kristoffer Diaz, and directed by Lear deBessonet.  (more...)

Public Theater's 2019 Shakespeare in the Park Season Will Include MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, CORIOLANUS and HERCULES!Public Theater's 2019 Shakespeare in the Park Season Will Include MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, CORIOLANUS and HERCULES!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the line-up today for the 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 57-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joseph Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. (more...)

I GO SOMEWHERE ELSE Returns This JanuaryI GO SOMEWHERE ELSE Returns This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Jon Lawrence Rivera, Artistic Director of Playwrights' Arena - the first and oldest theater dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, is thrilled to announce the encore presentation of the critically-acclaimed hit I GO SOMEWHERE ELSE by Inda Craig-Galvan, with the original cast that includes Kevin Cougal,Kita Grayson, Donna Simone Johnson, Inger Tudor, and Cheri Lynne VandenHeuvel. (more...)

The Sol Project Announces New Members Of Leadership TeamThe Sol Project Announces New Members Of Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

The Sol Project (Jacob G. Padron, Artistic Director), the national theater initiative dedicated to amplifying Latinx voices and building a body of work for the new American theater, is proud to announce that founding member and artistic producer David Mendizabal will become the Associate Artistic Director, beginning immediately. Rebecca Martinez and Julian Ramirez will also join the company as members of the artistic collective. (more...)

WORKING: A MUSICAL, PROMENADE, and ROAD SHOW Fill Encores Off-Center 2019 SeasonWORKING: A MUSICAL, PROMENADE, and ROAD SHOW Fill Encores Off-Center 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Encores! Off-Center today announced programming for the 2019 season of New York City Center's popular summer musical theater series which concludes the landmark 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at The Keegan TheatreBWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at The Keegan Theatre
by Rachael Goldberg - Nov 11, 2018

Overall, Keegan Theatre's musical rendition of 'As You Like It' is whimsical and fun, with some light social commentary of love and acceptance. Despite some rough edges, the production is an enjoyable experience. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Announces Spring 2019 SeasonQueen's Theatre Hornchurch Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has today announced its exciting spring programme of produced work will feature a regional premiere by an acclaimed Romford playwright, a landmark revival of an epic British musical and the second major production of a new comedy. (more...)

Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Comes to The Keegan TheatreShakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Comes to The Keegan Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

The Keegan Theatre's 2018-19 season continues with the announcement of the cast and creative team for Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery's musical adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It. Directed by Josh Sticklin and Cara Gabriel, with music direction by Tiffany Underwood Holmes and choreography by Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi, As You Like It will run November 1 - December 2, 2018 at The Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC.  Previews are November 1 and 2, 2018, with the press opening on Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m.   (more...)

National Theatre New Season Announced; Includes Lenny Henry, Annie Baker, Caryl Churchill, Inua EllamsNational Theatre New Season Announced; Includes Lenny Henry, Annie Baker, Caryl Churchill, Inua Ellams
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The National Theatre has today announced its new season (more...)

Cast Announced For AS YOU LIKE IT at The Keegan TheatreCast Announced For AS YOU LIKE IT at The Keegan Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

The Keegan Theatre's 2018-19 season continues with the announcement of the cast and creative team for Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery's musical adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It. Directed by Josh Sticklin and Cara Gabriel, with music direction by Tiffany Underwood Holmes and choreography by Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi, As You Like It will run November 1 - December 2, 2018 at The Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. Previews are November 1 and 2, 2018, with the press opening on Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Art House Productions Announces 2018/2019 SeasonArt House Productions Announces 2018/2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Art House Productions announces its full schedule of arts programming from September 2018 until June 2019.  Beginning in September, Art House presents its first Artist-in-Residence: Raven Taisce White. Raven is a trans woman from South Carolina and her company, BIRDHOUSE perform a reimagining of their piece Hot Winter. Hot Winter follows five humans as they struggle to understand one another, unifying in difference and falling apart in sameness and is a surrealistic look at the performers' collective universe. (more...)

Cast Announced for For BABY EYESCast Announced for For BABY EYES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Jon Lawrence Rivera, Artistic Director of Playwrights' Arena - the first and oldest theater dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights - is thrilled to announce the cast for BABY EYES by Donald Jolly, which includes Jason Caceres, James Kaemmerling, Rudy Martinez, Ted Monte, Dennis Renard and Melvin Ward. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director), in collaboration with The Sol Project (Jacob G. Padron, Artistic Director), presents the world premiere of EL HURACÁN by Charise Castro Smith, directed by Laurie Woolery, September 28-October 20 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 4. (more...)

Cast Announced For I GO SOMEWHERE ELSECast Announced For I GO SOMEWHERE ELSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Jon Lawrence Rivera, Artistic Director of Playwrights' Arena - the first and oldest theater dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, is thrilled to announce the cast for I GO SOMEWHERE ELSE by Inda Craig-Galvan, which includes Kevin Cougal, Kita Grayson, Donna Simone Johnson, Inger Tudor, and Cheri Lynne VandenHeuvel. (more...)

Two River Theater Presents Its 2018 Crossing Borders Festival Of Latinx TheaterTwo River Theater Presents Its 2018 Crossing Borders Festival Of Latinx Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Two River Theater announces the lineup for its 8th annual Crossing Borders (Cruzando Fronteras) festival of Latinx play readings and celebration of work by Latinx theater artists. The festival will take place August 2-5 and will include free readings of new plays, live music, and conversations with artists.  (more...)

The Sol Project Announces SolFest: A Latinx Theater FestivalThe Sol Project Announces SolFest: A Latinx Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

The Sol Project (Jacob G. Padron, Artistic Director), the groundbreaking theater initiative dedicated to amplifying Latinx voices and building a body of work for the new American theater, is proud to announce dates for SolFest: A Latinx Theater Festival, produced in partnership with Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater (Pregones/PRTT). The festival will run from June 25-27 at PRTT (304 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036). Lead support for The Sol Project comes from the Howard Gilman Foundation. (more...)

Karen Hartman And Kenny Leon's GOOD FAITH Completes Yale Rep's 18-19 LineupKaren Hartman And Kenny Leon's GOOD FAITH Completes Yale Rep's 18-19 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present the world premiere of GOOD FAITH: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department, a new play by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019. (more...)

Rattlestick Announces Casting for F*ck!ng Good Plays FestivalRattlestick Announces Casting for F*ck!ng Good Plays Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) and ROSALIND PRODUCTIONS INC. (Abigail Rose Solomon, Executive Producer) are proud to announce casting for their annual F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL, which begins tonight, May 7, 2018 and will run through May 12 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. (more...)

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