Roundabout Announces Winners Of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading SeriesRoundabout Announces Winners Of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University School of the Arts have announced the winners of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading Series. As part of the collaborative partnership between Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University, the reading series awards three playwrights from the current MFA program and recent alumni with a cash prize as well as a reading in Roundabout's Rehearsal Hall, followed by a post-reading reception. Five finalists have also received cash prizes in recognition of their exceptional work. No other collaborative partnership in the New York area brings together an esteemed Ivy League MFA program with a Tony Award-winning, not-for-profit theatre. The reading series is made possible by a grant from The Tow Foundation.    (more...)

David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood Will Lead A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway This WinterDavid Alan Grier and Blair Underwood Will Lead A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company will present A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon starring David Alan Grier (Porgy and Bess) as a?oeSergeant Vernon C. Watersa?? and Blair Underwood (A Streetcar Named Desire) as a?oeCaptain Richard Davenport.a?? (more...)

Quintessence Appoints David Lloyd Olson New Managing DirectorQuintessence Appoints David Lloyd Olson New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Janice Bogen, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors of Quintessence Theatre Group (QTG) announced today that the company has hired David Lloyd Olson to be its new Managing Director. (more...)

Final Two Weeks To See Roundabout's TONI STONE Off-BroadwayFinal Two Weeks To See Roundabout's TONI STONE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO), in association with Samantha Barrie, will conclude the world premiere production of TONI STONE, by Lydia R. Diamond, with direction by Pam MacKinnon, on Sunday, August 11. (more...)

Review Roundup: TONI STONE Opens Off-Broadway - See What The Critics Had To SayReview Roundup: TONI STONE Opens Off-Broadway - See What The Critics Had To Say
by Review Roundups - Jun 20, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Toni Stone by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Pam MacKinnon, opens tonight. (more...)

TFANA's 40th Anniversary Season Features Will Eno, Samuel Beckett, and MoreTFANA's 40th Anniversary Season Features Will Eno, Samuel Beckett, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience founding artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz, having just received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 OBIEs, today announces TFANA's 40th anniversary season. The 2019-2020 programming exemplifies what makes TFANA, in the words of the OBIE committee, one of the city's most vital institutions championing adventurous and urgent productions of Shakespeare alongside other writers. (more...)

Roundabout's TONI STONE Opens Tomorrow 6/20Roundabout's TONI STONE Opens Tomorrow 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Toni Stone by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Pam MacKinnon, which opens tomorrow, June 20. (more...)

Serenbe Playhouse Opens The True Story Of POCAHONTAS This WeekSerenbe Playhouse Opens The True Story Of POCAHONTAS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Pocahontas will breathe new life into the story of America's first heroine. In this original telling, we meet Pocahontas just before she is set to leave her beloved home in Virginia to begin a new chapter with husband, John Rolfe, in England. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TONI STONE Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at TONI STONE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Toni Stone, by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. (more...)

Roundabout's TONI STONE Begins Previews Tomorrow, 5/23Roundabout's TONI STONE Begins Previews Tomorrow, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Toni Stone, by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. (more...)

BWW Previews: TONI STONE at Laura Pels TheatreBWW Previews: TONI STONE at Laura Pels Theatre
by Alan Portner - May 22, 2019

Toni Stone was the first female to play professional baseball in a major American baseball league and she happened to be African American. Toni played for teams around the country including the fabled Negro League Baseball teams like the Kansas City Monarchs and the unlikely monikered Indianapolis Clowns. She is the subject of a new off-Broadway play by Lydia Diamond opening for previews beginning May 23 at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre just off Times Square. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With Roundabout's TONI STONEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal With Roundabout's TONI STONE
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world-premiere of Toni Stone, written by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. Toni Stone will be led by April Matthis, with Eric Berryman (Elzie), Harvy Blanks (Alberga), Phillip James Brannon (King Tut), Daniel J. Bryant(Spec), Jonathan Burke (Stretch), Toney Goins (Jimmy), Kenn E. Head (Millie), Ezra Knight (Woody). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Roundabout's TONI STONEPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of Roundabout's TONI STONE
by Jennifer Broski - May 3, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world-premiere of Toni Stone, written by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. Toni Stone will be led by April Matthis, with Eric Berryman (Elzie), Harvy Blanks (Alberga), Phillip James Brannon (King Tut), Daniel J. Bryant (Spec), Jonathan Burke (Stretch), Toney Goins (Jimmy), Kenn E. Head (Millie), Ezra Knight (Woody). (more...)

Photo Flash: BOUND Looks At Impact Of The Wall On Native American LandPhoto Flash: BOUND Looks At Impact Of The Wall On Native American Land
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) will present the World Premiere of BOUND, written and directed by Tara Moses. Previews began on April 25 at Theatre for the New City with opening night slated for May 3. (more...)

Susan Hilferty, John Lee Beatty, and More Among TDF Irene Sharaff AwardeesSusan Hilferty, John Lee Beatty, and More Among TDF Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Award-winning costume designer SUSAN HILFERTY and legendary scenic designer JOHN LEE BEATTY are among the 25TH Anniversary TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients which were just announced by TDF (more...)

American Indian Artists Inc. Presents BOUNDAmerican Indian Artists Inc. Presents BOUND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) will present the World Premiere of BOUND, written and directed by Tara Dawn Moses. Previews begin on April 25 at Theatre for the New City with opening night slated for May 3. (more...)

New Drama BOUND Looks At Impact Of The Wall On Native Land, Begins April 25New Drama BOUND Looks At Impact Of The Wall On Native Land, Begins April 25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) will present the World Premiere of BOUND, written and directed by Tara Dawn Moses. Previews begin on April 25 at Theatre for the New City with opening night slated for May 3. (more...)

Susan Hilferty, John Lee Beatty, and More Among TDF Irene Sharaff AwardeesSusan Hilferty, John Lee Beatty, and More Among TDF Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Award-winning costume designer SUSAN HILFERTY and legendary scenic designer JOHN LEE BEATTY are among the 25TH Anniversary TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients which were just announced by TDF (more...)

Uzo Aduba Departs Roundabout's TONI STONE, April Matthis to StarUzo Aduba Departs Roundabout's TONI STONE, April Matthis to Star
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that April Matthis will lead the world-premiere of TONI STONE replacing formerly announced star Uzo Aduba who has departed the production for scheduling reasons. (more...)

Theater Alliance Produces Dominique Morisseau's BLOOD AT THE ROOTTheater Alliance Produces Dominique Morisseau's BLOOD AT THE ROOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Theater Alliance continues Season 16 with Blood at the Root by MacArthur Award-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau. Inspired by the Jena Six case, which roiled tensions in Louisiana in 2006, the play probes the complexities of race, individual freedoms, and what justice means when biases have been normalized. When a black student disrupts the status quo at her high school by occupying space typically reserved for white students, her community erupts in hate speech, violence, and chaos. Moving, lyrical, and bold, Blood at the Root scrutinizes the intrinsic links between justice, bias, and identity. (more...)

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