Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Georgia Teen Wins National AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITIONGeorgia Teen Wins National AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theatres announce the winners for the 11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals, held on Monday, May 6th at the August Wilson Theatre in New York. The first-place winner was Trajan Clayton from Perry, GA; second-place, Katara Willis from Buffalo, NY; and third place, Abad Viquez from Chicago, IL. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winners of the AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION AnnouncedPhoto Flash: Winners of the AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters announce the winners of the 11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals. (more...)

THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Lynda Gravatt, Heidi Armbruster, Katrina Michaels Star In GLORIA: LIFTING THE VEIL ON VIVALDI'S MASTERPIECELynda Gravatt, Heidi Armbruster, Katrina Michaels Star In GLORIA: LIFTING THE VEIL ON VIVALDI'S MASTERPIECE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Melodia Women's Choir of NYC, led by Cynthia Powell and in collaboration with Director Christa Scott-Reed, are thrilled to announce theater, film and TV actors Lynda Gravatt (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with James Earl Jones) and Heidi Armbruster (Time Stands Still), and Katrina Michaels as the cast for Gloria: Lifting the Veil on Vivaldi's Masterpiece. (more...)

60+ Groups Around The US Will Present All-Female 12 ANGRY MEN60+ Groups Around The US Will Present All-Female 12 ANGRY MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Producer Lauren Class Schneider, creator of '12,000 Voices' announced that more than 60 groups in 54 cities in 23 states (plus one in Canada,) will present a reading of '12 Angry Men' performed by 12 Impassioned Women between April 5th and April 8th, 2019. The cities include New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Ketchikan, Alaska; Duluth, Minnesota; Lewiston, Idaho; Everett, Washington; Lubbock, Texas; Appleton, Wisconsin and Courtenay, BC in Canada. Each reading will include voter registration and many also include a panel discussion. Producer Lauren Class Schneider, creator of '12,000 Voices' announced that more than 60 groups in 54 cities in 23 states (plus one in Canada,) will present a reading of '12 Angry Men' performed by 12 Impassioned Women between April 5th and April 8th, 2019. The cities include New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Ketchikan, Alaska; Duluth, Minnesota; Lewiston, Idaho; Everett, Washington; Lubbock, Texas; Appleton, Wisconsin and Courtenay, BC in Canada. Each reading will include voter registration and many also include a panel discussion. (more...)

11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Set for May 6th11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Set for May 6th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters announce that the 11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 6th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

Photo Coverage: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STANDPhoto Coverage: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 31, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the New York Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND by Marcus Gardley (X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Red Speedo; Pipeline).  The play opened just last night, July 30 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003), for a limited run through Sunday, August 12, 2018. (more...)

Winners Announced for 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue CompetitionWinners Announced for 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President) are proud to announce the winners of the 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition that was held last night, on Monday, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). In first place, Gerardo Navarro from Los Angeles, in second place, Nia Sarfo from Chicago, and third place went to Teslyne Junior from New York City. (more...)

BWW Review:  Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTH Explores a Child's Reaction to a School ShootingBWW Review: Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTH Explores a Child's Reaction to a School Shooting
by Michael Dale - Apr 16, 2018

The willingness to suspend disbelief is a long-standing tradition in live theatre, and as long as playwrights and directors firmly establish their boundaries of realism, it's reasonable for audience members to go along with them. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of THIS FLAT EARTHPhoto Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Happy opening! THIS FLAT EARTH, directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman, held its Opening Night at Playwrights Horizons last night! The performance marked the play's World Premiere. Other members of the theatre community, including Lois Smith and Jamie Brewer, joined the cast and crew for last night's celebration. (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue CompetitionTrue Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President; Jack Viertel, Senior Vice President) are proud to announce the 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast and Creatives of THIS FLAT EARTHPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast and Creatives of THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

At a middle school in this seaside town, the unthinkable has happened, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight. Stuck at home in a state of shocked limbo, Julie (Ms. Davis) and Zander (Mr. Saint-Germain), two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they witnessed, their awkward crushes and an infinitely more complicated future - but the grown-ups are no help at all. An urgent response to our times, THIS FLAT EARTH is a startling and deeply felt story of growing up in our confounding world. (more...)

Cassie Beck, Ella Kennedy Davis, and More Announced for THIS FLAT EARTHCassie Beck, Ella Kennedy Davis, and More Announced for THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced casting for THIS FLAT EARTH, the world premiere of a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino(Ugly Lies the Bone, the current Amy and the Orphans). Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Familiar, Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights, Indecent), the play will be the fourth production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season. (more...)

Denzel Washington Feature ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. to World Premiere at TIFFDenzel Washington Feature ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. to World Premiere at TIFF
by Movies News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® proudly announces the World Premiere of Academy Award® nominee Dan Gilroy's ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ., completing the 2017 Official Programme Selection. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society through the works of prominent playwrights. This year, the event will feature stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler, Jose Rivera, and Regina Taylor. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Works by Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler and More to Benefit NYCLU at Planet Connections' 2017 Playwrights for a Cause
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

This year, the event will be Sunday, July 23, and will benefit the New York Civil Liberties Union with 'The Protest Plays,' stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, CATHERINE FILLOUX, Lyle Kessler, JOSE RIVERA, and Regina Taylor. (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce Winners of 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President) are proud to announce the winners of the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition that was held last night, on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).  (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President; Paul Libin, Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel, Senior Vice President) are proud to announce the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

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