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Previews Begin Tonight For Jessica Dickey's THE CONVENTPreviews Begin Tonight For Jessica Dickey's THE CONVENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Previews begin tonight for the world premiere production of The Convent, a new play by critically acclaimed playwright Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project, Charles Ives Take Me Home), directed by Daniel Talbott. (more...)

Trinity Rep's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Sets New All-Time Box Office RecordTrinity Rep's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Sets New All-Time Box Office Record
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Trinity Repertory Company broke its all-time box office sales and attendance records with its 2018 production of A Christmas Carol, surpassing the record set last year by the same show. This season's incarnation of the holiday tradition, which ran November 9-December 30, 2018, was the 41st consecutive mounting of the Dickens classic. Completely re-invented each season with a new director, cast, and designers, the 2018 production was directed by Mark Valdez, who also directed Fuente Ovejuna, or Like Sheep to Water at Trinity Rep in 2017. Beloved acting company member, Stephen Thorne, played the role of Ebenezer Scrooge (more...)

Trinity Rep Calls For 2019 Rhode Island Pell Award NominationsTrinity Rep Calls For 2019 Rhode Island Pell Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Trinity Repertory Company invites the public to nominate outstanding local artists for the 2019 Rhode Island Pell Awards for Excellence in the Arts. The Pell Awards' criteria include distinction in the artist's chosen field, work that significantly advances the art form and contribution to the betterment of the community, and the world at large through artistic presence and community service. Awards will be presented at the theater's gala event on Monday, June 3, 2019 at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. (more...)

True North Theatre Announces New Tour Of Their Production Of AN ILIADTrue North Theatre Announces New Tour Of Their Production Of AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

True North Theatre, which brings award-winning, high-quality theater directly to audiences, especially to those with little access to the wealth of the arts, is proud to announce a new tour of their production, An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare. True North toured this production previously in fall 2016. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Limited Engagement of AN ILIADTrinity Rep Announces Limited Engagement of AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Trinity Rep will run a limited-engagement of An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based on Homer's The Iliad and translated by Robert Fagles. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Shakespearean Classic MACBETHTrinity Rep Announces Shakespearean Classic MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Trinity Rep will continue its 2018-19 Season with the electrifying tale of Macbeth a Shakespearean thriller that bursts at breakneck speed with more suspense, murder, and madness than a blockbuster film. Directed by Curt Columbus, who was most recently at the helm of last spring's Ragtime, this contemporary telling of the famously-cursed play will include a live DJ and elements of magic. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Engages The Imagination Through Storytelling In Epic Adventure AN ILIADCleveland Play House Engages The Imagination Through Storytelling In Epic Adventure AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) engages the audience's imagination as the epic adventure of An Iliad brings life to 54 characters through a single poet and her muse, a cellist. Performances take place in the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square from January 12th through February 10th, 2019.  Featuring a heroic sound, with original composition by cellist Eva Rose Scholz-Carlson, actress Tarah Flanagan performs as The Poet in this adaptation of Homer's work, written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare.  (more...)

AN ILIAD By Lisa Peterson And Denis O'Hare Comes to UndermainAN ILIAD By Lisa Peterson And Denis O'Hare Comes to Undermain
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

In the spirit of celebrating 35 years of cutting-edge performances, Undermain establishes its Repertoire Series to honor the gems of its production history, with a reboot of An Iliad, a landmark production from 2012 starring Bruce DuBose and Paul Semrad, directed by Undermain Artistic Director Katherine Owens. An Iliad is a modern-day retelling of Homer's classic. Poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide in this captivating theatrical experience. The setting is simple: the empty theater. The time is now: the present moment. The lone figure onstage is a storyteller-possibly Homer, possibly one of the many bards who followed in his footsteps. He is fated to tell this story throughout history.  Tickets on sale now! www.undermain.org (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces BLACK ODYSSEYTrinity Rep Announces BLACK ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Trinity Rep will continue its 2018-19 Season with the epic tale of black odyssey by Marcus Gardley. Inspired by Homer's Odyssey, this story examines Ulysses Lincoln's journey home from war when the world - and the gods - are against him. This adventure brings the combination of history and heart together in a poignant and imaginative story that will captivate audiences. This production will feature resident acting company members, Jude Sandy and Joe Wilson, Jr. as co-directors, with Joe Wilson, Jr. as Ulysses Lincoln. black odyssey runs January 3 - February 3 with press opening on Monday, January 7 at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $25. More information can be found at www.trinityrep.com/odyssey. (more...)

Amy Berryman, Annabel Capper, and More Among All-Female Cast of THE CONVENTAmy Berryman, Annabel Capper, and More Among All-Female Cast of THE CONVENT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Weathervane Productions, Rising Phoenix Repertory, in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announce casting for the world premiere production of The Convent (more...)

Trinity Rep Annual Project Discovery Gala Raises $85,000 And Education Endowment AnnouncedTrinity Rep Annual Project Discovery Gala Raises $85,000 And Education Endowment Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Trinity Repertory Company held its 2018 Project Discovery Gala, which supports education programs at Trinity Rep, on November 14. Through ticket sales, sponsorships, and a live auction, the event raised more than $85,000. The event was co-chaired by resident actors Rebecca Gibel and Charlie Thurston with Barbara and Larry Schoenfeld, and Ken Sigel and Sarah Kelly. Resident actor Joe Wilson, Jr. served as emcee and auctioneer. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Record-Setting Production Of PRIDE AND PREJUDICETrinity Rep Announces Record-Setting Production Of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Trinity Repertory Company's 2018-19 Season opener, Pride and Prejudice, recently ended a successful run, playing to sold out audiences and over 90% capacity. The comedy, which ran October 4 through November 4 was the highest-selling comedy produced by the organization since The Odd Couple in the 2009-10 Season. The production was also notable for playing to higher paid capacity than any show since The Completely Fictional - Utterly True - Final Strange Tale of Edgar Allan Poe in the 2010-11 Season. More than half of the Pride and Prejudice public performances sold out. Adapted from the Jane Austen novel by Kate Hamill, this production was directed by Birgitta Victorson. The cast included resident acting company members Angela Brazil, Janice Duclos, Rebecca Gibel, Rachael Warren, and Joe Wilson, Jr. They were accompanied on stage by guest actors Richard Donelly, Shelley Fort, and Katie Croyle. (more...)

Alley Theatre Announces Programming for the 2019 Alley All New Festival and Reading SeriesAlley Theatre Announces Programming for the 2019 Alley All New Festival and Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

The Alley Theatre announces the line-up for the 2019 Alley All New Festival, January 18 - January 27, 2019. The fourth annual Festival will feature a world premiere production, readings and workshop performances of five new plays, as well as an Early Draft Preview of a new musical. Festival playwrights include Robert Askins, Hilary Bettis, Glen Berger, Chisa Hutchinson, Claire Kiechel, Don Nguyen, and Lawrence Wright. Special packages are available for the final weekend of the Festival and include prime seating at all presentations, exclusive artist access, and meals between performances. Packages can be booked now at alleytheatre.org/allnew or by calling the Box Office at 713-220-5700. Advance reservations for individual events are recommended and can be made on November 26 at alleytheatre.org. All readings and workshop performances are free and open to the public. (more...)

Trinity Rep Hosts National Theater LeadersTrinity Rep Hosts National Theater Leaders
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Trinity Repertory Company is hosting the fall meeting of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) this week. One hundred twenty executives and senior leaders from around the country will be meeting at the Omni Hotel from October 17 through 19. LORT is the largest professional theater association of its kind in the United States, with 75 member theaters in every major market in the U.S., including 29 states and the District of Columbia. LORT member theaters collectively issue more Actors' Equity Association contracts than Broadway and commercial tours combined. LORT administers the primary national not-for-profit collective bargaining agreements with Actors' Equity Association (AEA), the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), and United Scenic Artists (USA). LORT Managers from LORT theaters meet twice each year for professional development, networking, and to address LORT business. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces A CHRISTMAS CAROLTrinity Rep Announces A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the famed Dickens classic.  This year the production will be directed Mark Valdez, who directed Fuente Ovejuna, or Like Sheep to Water at Trinity Rep in 2017. (more...)

BD Wong to Star in A.C.T.'s THE GREAT LEAPBD Wong to Star in A.C.T.'s THE GREAT LEAP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Following rave reviews and audience acclaim at off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company this past spring, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced today that Tony Award winner and San Francisco native BD Wong will reprise his role as 'Wen Chang' in award-winning Bay Area playwright Lauren Yee's The Great Leap, performing at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary St., San Francisco) from Wednesday, March 6, through Sunday, March 31, 2019. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.  (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse Starts Off 2018-19 Season With AN ILIADGulfshore Playhouse Starts Off 2018-19 Season With AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premiere professional regional theater, will kick off the 2018-19 season with 'An Iliad,' by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, running Oct. 20 through Nov. 4. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces The Expansion Of Community Engagement EffortsTrinity Rep Announces The Expansion Of Community Engagement Efforts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Community, along with company and education, has long been one of Trinity Rep's three core values, but recently the organization, which was founded in 1963, is expanding its commitment to that principle. Through the addition of staff and inclusion in a prestigious international pilot program, Trinity Rep's community engagement efforts strive toward fulfilling the non-profit organization's mission to reinvent the public square and provide an accessible and relevant cultural resource for the entire community. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces AN ILIAD, Tickets On Sale October 1Trinity Rep Announces AN ILIAD, Tickets On Sale October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Trinity Rep announces that tickets to An Iliad will go on sale to the public Monday, October 1, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am. Tickets will be available for purchase by phone at (401) 351-4242, online at www.trinityrep.com, or in person at the theater's box office at 201 Washington Street, Providence.  (more...)

Review: SWEAT Explores Brutal Realities of Working the Line With Blinders OnReview: SWEAT Explores Brutal Realities of Working the Line With Blinders On
by Shari Barrett - Sep 9, 2018

It has often been said that the work-a-day world is made up of blood, sweat and tears. Perhaps that is most true for blue collar workers who find themselves laboring with their hands, especially in factories where those on the line are required to stand for hours on end doing repetitive work with little hope of any real recognition or promotion into management. Such is the case of the characters in Center Theatre Group's production of SWEAT, the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage, now at the Mark Taper Forum through October 7, 2018. (more...)

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