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Premiere Stages to Present Screenings of Rohina Malik's UNVEILED Photo Premiere Stages to Present Screenings of Rohina Malik's UNVEILED
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

Premiere Stages will present two screenings of Rohina Malik's critically-acclaimed solo show Unveiled via Zoom webinar on Wednesday, July 8. In this incredibly topical one-woman show, Ms. Malik plays five Muslim women navigating complex social issues in a post 9/11 world.

Diplo, Bonobo, Chris Lake & More Announced for Elements Music & Arts Festival Photo Diplo, Bonobo, Chris Lake & More Announced for Elements Music & Arts Festival
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

Prepare to dance beneath the trees and float across the sand because Elements Music & Arts Festival has announced a star-studded lineup for its fourth annual event, taking place Memorial Day Weekend, May 22 - 25th, 2020. A veritable “adult playground”, Elements features a beach with stunning lakeside views, a whimsical, art-infused forest and an impressive selection of camping options for the weekend.

LPTW Will Hold a Memorial Honoring Former League Members Photo LPTW Will Hold a Memorial Honoring Former League Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

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, is mourning the loss of eight league members who passed away in 2019.

Arena Stage Announces Additional Playwrights To Join Power Plays Initiative Photo Arena Stage Announces Additional Playwrights To Join Power Plays Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces four additional commissioned playwrights as a part of Power Plays, an ambitious initiative commissioning and developing 25 new plays and musicals from a diverse mix of writers, composers and lyricists over the course of 10 years. Playwrights Lauren Yee, Zack Zadek, Emily Feldman and Karen Zacarías join previously commissioned playwrights with projects underway, including Eduardo Machado, whose Power Play Celia and Fidel, a perceptive and authentic look at Fidel Castro's most trusted confidant and political partner, Celia Sánchez, enjoys its world premiere in Arena's Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle, February 28 through April 12, 2020.

BWW Review: THE PURE AMAZING WIZ OF OZ, Websters Theatre, Glasgow Photo BWW Review: THE PURE AMAZING WIZ OF OZ, Websters Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Dec 17, 2019

Join Dotty, a PR from the Garage, who dreams of becoming a star. She is blown from Poor Partick to the Land of Oz where she meets some new friends; Scarecrow, The Tin Wuman and the Lioness.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Makes Boston Premiere At Huntington Theatre Company Photo Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Makes Boston Premiere At Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  This a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will be directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Opens Season with THE BOOK CLUB PLAY Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Opens Season with THE BOOK CLUB PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens its 2019-20 season with The Book Club Play, a comedy by Karen Zacarías. Running from September 26 to October 13, this Boston premiere is directed by Shana Gozansky.

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) today announces the new plays that will comprise its 38th season. The line-up includes The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarías, The Smuggler by Ronan Noone and Deal Me Out by MJ Halberstadt.

Premiere Stages To Present New Jersey Premiere Of Rohina Malik's Yasmina's NECKLACE Photo Premiere Stages To Present New Jersey Premiere Of Rohina Malik's Yasmina's NECKLACE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Premiere Stages will present the New Jersey premiere of Rohina Malik's Joseph Jefferson Award-nominated play Yasmina's Necklace at Kean University in Union September 5-22. Previously presented at the 16th Street Theater and Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Yasmina's Necklace tells the story of Abdul Samee. Abdul's father is Iraqi and mother is Puerto Rican - but if you ask him, he'll say he's Italian.

Erick Morillo Leads elrow Lineup at Brooklyn Mirage Photo Erick Morillo Leads elrow Lineup at Brooklyn Mirage
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2019

elrow returns to Brooklyn Mirage on July 27 to continue its New York City residency and announces its phase one lineup featuring one of the biggest names in house music, platinum-selling artist Erick Morillo for Rowllywood, a Bollywood-themed extravaganza. DJing for nearly 30 years, mixing house, techno, tribal, and Latin sounds in his music, the founder of the highly influential label Subliminal Records has become a fixture at top clubs all over the world. In what promises to be one of the biggest New York shows in quite some time, this will be the first time the hometown legend plays elrow stateside. 

Iceland's Secret Solstice 2019 Announces Final Lineup Photo Iceland's Secret Solstice 2019 Announces Final Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2019

Holding its sixth edition over the midnight sun weekend with 72 hours of non-stop sunlight next month, Iceland's Secret Solstice has revealed its final lineup for this June 21-23, 2019 at Laugardalur, Reykjavik, Iceland in addition to announcing its new off-site after-hours programming, Ragnarök. Welcoming over thirty new acts to its artist lineup new additions include UK rapper Yxng Bane, technical DJ wizard James Zabiela, Canadian rapper/producer Night Lovell, and rising hip hop newcomer Dillon Cooper. Also announced are California's house and techno partystarters Desert Hearts with Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, and Marbs as part of their debut European tour as well as Bill Patrick, Patrice Bäumel, No Regular Play (live) and many more including a plethora of talent from Iceland's burgeoning music scene.

Black Oak Arkansas Return With New Album 'Underdog Heroes' Photo Black Oak Arkansas Return With New Album 'Underdog Heroes'
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2019

Southern Rock legends Black Oak Arkansas return with their first full-length album of all new recordings in more than 30 years! Founding members Jim “Dandy” Mangrum (vocals) and Rickie Lee Reynolds (guitar) have been keeping the spirit of BOA alive and their songwriting partnership makes this album an essential release in the band's much heralded catalog!

NATIVE GARDENS To Open At The Armory Photo NATIVE GARDENS To Open At The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Cultures and gardens clash in acclaimed playwright Karen Zacarias' hilarious hot-button comedy Native Gardens. When a questionable fence line puts a prize-worthy garden in jeopardy, neighborly rivalry escalates into an all-out border dispute, challenging everyone's notions of race, privilege, class, and good taste. Well-intentioned neighbors quickly turn into feuding enemies.

Dave Malloy's MOBY-DICK, SIX THE MUSICAL and More Announced for American Rep's 2019/2 Photo Dave Malloy's MOBY-DICK, SIX THE MUSICAL and More Announced for American Rep's 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger announced its 201920 Season programming today, including subscription offerings, A.R.T. Breakout, Afterglow @ OBERON, Live @ OBERON, the Run AMOC! Festival, The Donkey Show, and A.R.T. in the World.

Premiere Stages At Kean University Announces 15th Anniversary Season Photo Premiere Stages At Kean University Announces 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Premiere Stages at Kean University has announced its 15th anniversary season, featuring four new plays that explore the power and responsibility of legacy.

Photo Flash: Inside the 2019 Theatre Women Awards At The Sheen Center Photo Photo Flash: Inside the 2019 Theatre Women Awards At The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

On Monday, March 25th The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents) presented the 2019 Theatre Women Awards at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012).

BWW Review:  Eagle Theatre's Regional Premier of NATIVE GARDENS Photo BWW Review: Eagle Theatre's Regional Premier of NATIVE GARDENS
by Pati Buehler - Mar 24, 2019

Would-be friends become fence-feuding neighbors over two feet of property.

Nancy Giles Will Host LPTW's 2019 Theatre Women Awards at The Sheen Center Photo Nancy Giles Will Host LPTW's 2019 Theatre Women Awards at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents) will present the 2019 Theatre Women Awards at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012) on Monday, March 25 beginning at 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm). Tickets ($85-$250) are available for advance purchase at www.theatrewomen.org.

SWEAT Opens Tonight At Goodman Theatre Photo SWEAT Opens Tonight At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Powerful drama: still made in America. Lynn Nottage's 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat opens tonight in its Chicago premiere at Goodman Theatre. Ron OJ Parson directs the collision of race, class and friendship at a pivotal moment in America-hailed as 'extraordinarily moving' (The New York Times) and 'passionate and necessary...a masterful depiction of the forces that divide and conquer us' (Time Out New York). Sweat marks the fourth Nottage play to be produced at the Goodman, following Crumbs from the Table of Joy (2006), Ruined (a 2008 world-premiere Goodman commission that earned the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama) and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (2013). Sweat appears through April 14 in the Albert Theatre. Tickets ($20 - $80; subject to change) are available at Goodmantheatre.org/Sweat, by telephone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 N. Dearborn).

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