Liesl Tommy News

Maria Dizzia, Will Pullen to Headline Amanda Peet's New Play Reading Tonight at MCC TheaterMaria Dizzia, Will Pullen to Headline Amanda Peet's New Play Reading Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for Amanda Peet's Our Very Own Carlin McCullough, the first of the 2017 PlayLabs readings, which will be held tonight, September 11th, at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women Announces 35th SeasonLeague of Professional Theatre Women Announces 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The League Of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), dedicated to championing women in theatre since its inception, has been and an authority at the forefront of the conversation about gender parity in the American theatre and an authority on the matter for 35 years, is proud to kick off a new season of programming, events, and advocacy initiatives which provide visibility and opportunities for women. (more...)

OWN's Acclaimed Drama QUEEN SUGAR Returns with 2-Night Midseason Premiere This OctoberOWN's Acclaimed Drama QUEEN SUGAR Returns with 2-Night Midseason Premiere This October
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's acclaimed original drama series, QUEEN SUGAR , from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“13th,” “Selma”), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, returns with a two-night midseason premiere (more...)

New Plays from Amanda Peet, Jocelyn Bioh and More Set for MCC Theater's 2017 PlayLabs SeriesNew Plays from Amanda Peet, Jocelyn Bioh and More Set for MCC Theater's 2017 PlayLabs Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

MCC Theater has announced the 2017 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights: 2017-2018 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, MCC alum Amanda Peet, Charise Castro Smith, and MCC Youth Company alum Lily Houghton. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Mike Faist to Teach Masterclass in MontrealDEAR EVAN HANSEN's Mike Faist to Teach Masterclass in Montreal
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

In The Wings Promotions will bring Tony Award nominee, original DEAR EVAN HANSEN and NEWSIES star, Mike Faist to teach an exclusive masterclasses in Montreal on September 18, 2017. (more...)

Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Winning Designer Clint RamosGo 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Winning Designer Clint Ramos
by Behind the Curtain - Aug 14, 2017

One of Broadway's most acclaimed designers, Clint Ramos, joins Rob and Kevin, via phone, to discuss his illustrious career, which includes collaborating on such recent productions as SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, IN TRANSIT, ECLIPSED, VIOLET, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, KID VICTORY, and countless others. (more...)

Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

The 24 Hour Plays and The New School for Drama Present THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALSThe 24 Hour Plays and The New School for Drama Present THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The 24 Hour Plays has announced their annual production of The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals, at The New School for Drama on Monday, August 14th at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Christine Pedi to Star in Seat of Our Pants Theatre Company's GOD OF CARNAGE This SeptemberChristine Pedi to Star in Seat of Our Pants Theatre Company's GOD OF CARNAGE This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

SOOP Theatre Company brings the Tony Award-winning play, God of Carnage, to southern Westchester this fall. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Tomorrow at Huntington Theatre CompanySingle Tickets on Sale Tomorrow at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Single tickets to the Huntington Theatre Company's 2017-2018 season will go on sale to the general public at midnight on Tuesday, August 1. (more...)

Tony-Nominee Liesl Tommy to Direct Episode of Hit OWN TV Series QUEEN SUGARTony-Nominee Liesl Tommy to Direct Episode of Hit OWN TV Series QUEEN SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

It was announced today that Tony-nominated director Liesl Tommy (ECLIPSED) has joined the directing team of Oprah Winfrey & Ava Duvernay's groundbreaking OWN TV series QUEEN SUGAR. Liesl will direct Episode 13 of the current second season of the show (more...)

QUEEN SUGAR Renewed for Season 3, Ava DuVernay Inks First-Look TV Deal with Harpo FilmsQUEEN SUGAR Renewed for Season 3, Ava DuVernay Inks First-Look TV Deal with Harpo Films
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films announced today it has partnered with award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“13th,” “A Wrinkle in Time”) on a first-look deal for television and digital media. (more...)

EVITA's Dee Roscioli to Return to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in ConcertEVITA's Dee Roscioli to Return to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Broadway actress Dee Roscioli returns to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival for one night only in concert on July 31 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University. (more...)

Movers and Shakers! NNPN Announces 2017-18 Grant Recipients and MoreMovers and Shakers! NNPN Announces 2017-18 Grant Recipients and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces its 2017-18 grant recipients, including the 2017 Smith Prize for Political Theatre, seven Producer Residencies, and five Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnerships between multiple Member Theaters, playwrights, and other theater makers in various projects. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare FestivalDee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare FestivalDee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Review Roundup: MACBETH with Machine Guns at Shakespeare TheatreReview Roundup: MACBETH with Machine Guns at Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Provocative director Liesl Tommy brings Broadway savvy, storytelling flair and a revolutionary sensibility to Macbeth, Shakespeare's masterpiece of suspense. In a world beset by civil war and invasion, Macbeth and his artful lady begin a series of murders, designed to further their own ambitions, only to plunge their lives into madness. (more...)

Denee Benton, Julie Taymor Among 2017 Lilly Award Honorees; Presenters Announced!Denee Benton, Julie Taymor Among 2017 Lilly Award Honorees; Presenters Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, announced today that Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy Greenfield, Madison Ferris, and Beanie Feldstein are this year's honorees. (more...)

Cast Announced for Sheila Callaghan & Daniella Topol's (NOT) WATER at 3LDCast Announced for Sheila Callaghan & Daniella Topol's (NOT) WATER at 3LD
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

New Georges will present the World Premiere of (NOT) WATER co-conceived by Sheila Callaghan and Daniella Topol, written by Sheila Callaghan and directed by Daniella Topol as part of Works On Water, a month-long, multi-disciplinary art event that presents multiple artistic perspectives on water in a global context, at the 3LD Art & Technology Center. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Take a Look at Shakespeare Theatre Company's MACBETHEXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Take a Look at Shakespeare Theatre Company's MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Provocative director Liesl Tommy brings Broadway savvy, storytelling flair and a revolutionary sensibility to Macbeth, Shakespeare's masterpiece of suspense. In a world beset by civil war and invasion, Macbeth and his artful lady begin a series of murders, designed to further their own ambitions, only to plunge their lives into madness. (more...)

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