BWW Review: FENCES at Virginia Rep Is a Perfect Realization of a Great Play BWW Review: FENCES at Virginia Rep Is a Perfect Realization of a Great Play
by Susan Haubenstock - Feb 28, 2020

Virginia Rep's production of August Wilson's great play 'Fences' is soulful and emotional, with cast, direction and technical elements at a peak. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents August Wilson's FENCES Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents August Wilson's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

This Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama will be presented at Virginia Rep's November Theatre (114 West Broad Street) beginning February 7th, 2020 with two preview performances on Wednesday, February 5th and Thursday, February 6th. August Wilson's powerful masterwork will be onstage through March 1st. Fences is presented as part of the Acts of Faith Festival.  (more...)

Quick Silver Theater Company Announces 2019 Citizen One Reading Series Quick Silver Theater Company Announces 2019 Citizen One Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Quick Silver Theater Company (QSTC) will present a staged reading of Lisa Strum's She Gon' Learn. (more...)

FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF Will Come to the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF Will Come to the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Five Towns College brings FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, to the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center beginning this Friday, November 1, 2019. Tickets are available now and cost $15, $12 for seniors & students. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING, SHINKA & More Win Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards SPRING AWAKENING, SHINKA & More Win Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

On Monday, September 16, 2019, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation announced the 2019 recipients at the annual Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards. For the past 15 years, the It Awards have celebrated the vibrant and creative indie theatre community under the dedicated leadership of Executive Directors Shay Gines and Nick Micozzi who are stepping down and at the ceremony introduced new leadership for the organization: Cat Parker, Artistic Director of Articulate Theatre Company; Ariel Estrada, Producing Artistic Director of Leviathan Lab Projects; and Jazmyn Arroyo, Co-Founding Artistic Director of Step 1 Theatre Project will join Akia Squiteri, Artistic Director of Rising Sun Performance Company as Directors of the organization. (more...)

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards Celebrates 15 Years & The 2019 Award Nominees The New York Innovative Theatre Awards Celebrates 15 Years & The 2019 Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

On Monday, July 29, 2019, The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, announced the 2019 nominees for the annual Off-Off-Broadway awards. The It Awards have celebrated the vibrant and creative theatre community for the past 15 years.  The official announcement took place at (Le) Poisson Rouge by six celebrated artists and producers from the community including: Jazmyn Arroyo, Jennifer Betite Yen, Iyvon Edebiri, Chris Ignacio, Ashley Rogers, and Erez Ziv. (more...)

Nominees Announced For New York Innovative Theater Awards, Celebrating Off-Off-Broadway Nominees Announced For New York Innovative Theater Awards, Celebrating Off-Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

On Monday, July 29, 2019, nominees were announced for The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, celebrating Off-Off-Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: FENCES at UD Rep Ensemble BWW Review: FENCES at UD Rep Ensemble
by Greer Firestone - May 6, 2019

Bono, friend to Troy the protagonist in UD Rep Ensemble's FENCES, comments 'Some people build fences to keep people out, some people build fences to keep people in'. (more...)

People's Light Presents Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-Winning SWEAT People's Light Presents Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-Winning SWEAT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

People's Light presents Lynn Nottage's Sweat, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and nominee for the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play. Currently the second-most produced play in the country, Sweat is an extensively researched portrait of early 2000s Reading, PA and an incisive examination of deindustrialized America. (more...)

BWW Previews: Newly Honored MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellow Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE is Detroit Public Theatre's Season Opener BWW Previews: Newly Honored MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellow Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE is Detroit Public Theatre's Season Opener
by Julie Yolles - Oct 5, 2018

Yesterday was a banner day for native Detroiter and prolific playwright Dominique Morisseau. The MacArthur Foundation named her one of 25 creatives to receive a no-strings-attached $625,000 five-year 'Genius Grant.' The film of Lincoln Center's production of her play Pipeline was released for a very limited nationwide screening and it was the first preview performance that night of Pipeline, the headliner for Detroit Public Theatre's (DPT) Fourth Season. BroadwayWorld Detroit spoke with DPT Pipeline Director, Candis C. Jones, and DPT Co-Producing Artistic Director Sarah Winkler, before Pipeline's official opening night on Oct. 6 and here's what they had to say: (more...)

Nora's Playhouse Presents WHATDOESFREEMEAN? By Catherine Filloux Nora's Playhouse Presents WHATDOESFREEMEAN? By Catherine Filloux
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Nora's Playhouse will present the World Premiere of whatdoesfreemean?, a new play about women and mass incarceration by award-winning human rights playwright Catherine Filloux. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Lines Up Alan Cumming, Ngozi Anyanwu, Margot Bordelon, and More in Upcoming Season Vineyard Theatre Lines Up Alan Cumming, Ngozi Anyanwu, Margot Bordelon, and More in Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced the upcoming 2018-2019 Season. (more...)

Nora's Playhouse Presents WHATDOESFREEMEAN? By Catherine Filloux Nora's Playhouse Presents WHATDOESFREEMEAN? By Catherine Filloux
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Nora's Playhouse will present the World Premiere of whatdoesfreemean?, a new play about women and mass incarceration by award-winning human rights playwright Catherine Filloux. (more...)

JCTC Presents the New Jersey Premiere of Claudine Bryant's TEMPORARILY YOURS JCTC Presents the New Jersey Premiere of Claudine Bryant's TEMPORARILY YOURS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents the New Jersey premier of Temporarily Yours, written and performed by Claudine Bryant at Merseles Studios, November 17 & 18. (more...)

DATING WHILE BLACK Dramedy Comes to Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

She Gon' Learn - the Award Winning 'Dating While Black' solo play that was a surprise hit on the theatre festival circuit - makes its New Jersey debut at Merseles Studios, presented by Jersey City Theatre Center (JCTC) as part of its Disruption series. (more...)

Jersey City Theater Center Presents Acclaimed Play About Children of Deaf Parents
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

An acclaimed play portraying the complex life of a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), makes its New Jersey premiere next week at Merseles Studios in Jersey City as part of the Disruption series presented by Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC). (more...)

HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production. (more...)

F*It Club to Present Seven Short Plays in THE SPRING FLING: REBOUND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Rebound, seven new short plays by Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief), Lucy Boyle (The Blue Deep), Liza Birkenmeier (Radio Island), Ryan King (Burying Augustus), Dan Moyer (Half Moon Bay), Matthew Paul Olmos (So Go The Ghosts of Mexico), and Leah Nanako Winkler (Kentucky). (more...)

Playwrights, Creatives Announced for F*It Club's THE SPRING FLING: REBOUND at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Rebound, seven new short plays by Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief), Lucy Boyle (The Blue Deep), Liza Birkenmeier (Radio Island), Ryan King (Burying Augustus), Dan Moyer (Half Moon Bay), Matthew Paul Olmos (So Go The Ghosts of Mexico), and Leah Nanako Winkler (Kentucky). (more...)

Shattering Muslim Stereotypes: DIRTY PAKI Lingerie Gets N.J. Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Dirty Paki Lingerie by Aizzah Fatima - a one-woman show about Muslim life in America that has toured overseas and throughout the U.S. - makes its New Jersey premiere as part of Borderless, the ongoing series about the repercussions of 21st Century globalization, presented by Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC). (more...)

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