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White Bear Theatre Presents MUSWELL HILL by Torben Betts , August 12-31
by Courtnie Mele - Jul 27, 2014

January 2010 - an earthquake in Haiti leaves a hundred thousand people dead and almost two million homeless. Meanwhile in a leafy north London suburb, six individuals sit down to avocado and prawns - 'so reassuringly 1970s' - followed by a monkfish stew. They admire their host's beautifully appointed kitchen, fret about their 'ambitious' mortgages, make holiday plans, compare mobile phone tariffs, connect with Facebook friends, and worry that they might after all just be ordinary - will history remember any of them, and if so, what for? A social event in which much is said but little communicated rapidly disintegrates as the wine flows and some hard truths are told.

Leading Irish Dramatist Marina Carr Visits Pittsburgh to Celebrate Premiere of WOMAN AND SCARECROW
by Courtnie Mele - Jul 3, 2014

The Pittsburgh premiere of Marina Carr's Woman and Scarecrow is even more noteworthy since the acclaimed playwright is coming to Pittsburgh for the production. Artistic and Executive Director Alan Stanford extended an invitation to Marina to participate in the final week of rehearsal and the show's opening.

White Bear Theatre Presents MUSWELL HILL by Torben Betts , 8/12-31
by Courtnie Mele - Jul 1, 2014

January 2010 - an earthquake in Haiti leaves a hundred thousand people dead and almost two million homeless. Meanwhile in a leafy north London suburb, six individuals sit down to avocado and prawns - 'so reassuringly 1970s' - followed by a monkfish stew. They admire their host's beautifully appointed kitchen, fret about their 'ambitious' mortgages, make holiday plans, compare mobile phone tariffs, connect with Facebook friends, and worry that they might after all just be ordinary - will history remember any of them, and if so, what for? A social event in which much is said but little communicated rapidly disintegrates as the wine flows and some hard truths are told.

Playwright Marina Carr Headed to Pittsburgh for PICT's WOMAN AND THE SCARECROW, 7/7-14
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 26, 2014

Marina Carr's play Woman and Scarecrow is a perfect embodiment of the bittersweet humor and comical tragedy that pervades the plays of the Irish, much like PICT's production Waiting for Godot that closed June 21. Alan Stanford will direct this third play in PICT's season, which he selected "because of its delicate investigation of the one event in our lives that we all share. The leaving of it."

PICT's WAITING FOR GODOT Offers Many Welcome Returns to the Stage, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

When Artistic & Executive Director Alan Stanford was planning the 2014 PICT season, Managing Director Stephanie Riso suggested the addition of the Beckett classic Waiting for Godot. She knew Alan had a special relationship with this particular work of Beckett, having portrayed Pozzo for the Gate Theatre Dublin's touring production for more than twenty years.

PICT's WAITING FOR GODOT to Offer Many Welcome Returns to the Stage, 6/4-21
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

When Artistic & Executive Director Alan Stanford was planning the 2014 PICT season, Managing Director Stephanie Riso suggested the addition of the Beckett classic Waiting for Godot. She knew Alan had a special relationship with this particular work of Beckett, having portrayed Pozzo for the Gate Theatre Dublin's touring production for more than twenty years.

PICT Theatre Opens Season with BLITHE SPIRIT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

PICT Theatre's Artistic and Executive Director Alan Stanford has selected a bold assortment of classic plays for PICT's 18th season, Something Wicked This Way Comes. Each play contains its own version of wickedness, with the Noel Coward classic Blithe Spirit opening the season tonight, May 3rd (May 1 and 2 previews.)

PICT Theatre to Open Season with BLITHE SPIRIT, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

PICT Theatre's Artistic and Executive Director Alan Stanford has selected a bold assortment of classic plays for PICT's 18th season, Something Wicked This Way Comes. Each play contains its own version of wickedness, with the Noel Coward classic Blithe Spirit opening the season May 3rd (May 1 and 2 previews.)

Sanguine Theatre Debuts Aleks Merilo's EXIT 27, Now thru 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

In celebration of its fourth season, Sanguine Theatre Company will produce EXIT 27, a new work by award-winning playwright, Aleks Merilo and directed by Mark Karafin. Based on a true story, EXIT 27 combines the themes of rejection, survival, and redemption in exploration of the human experience. As the overwhelming winner of Sanguine's highly competitive playwriting competition, EXIT 27 brings a stirring perspective of raw human nature in its NYC premiere.

Sanguine Theatre to Debut Aleks Merilo's EXIT 27, 11/7-17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

In celebration of its fourth season, Sanguine Theatre Company will produce EXIT 27, a new work by award-winning playwright, Aleks Merilo and directed by Mark Karafin. Based on a true story, EXIT 27 combines the themes of rejection, survival, and redemption in exploration of the human experience. As the overwhelming winner of Sanguine's highly competitive playwriting competition, EXIT 27 brings a stirring perspective of raw human nature in its NYC premiere.

BLITHE SPIRIT, WAITING FOR GODOT & More Set for PICT Theatre's 2014 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 25, 2013

PICT Theatre (Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre) packs its eighteenth year of classic favorites and pure Irish genius, a return to its original mission under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Alan Stanford. The selection of plays all fit the theme, "Something Wicked This Way Comes," a line taken from the fifth show of the season.

BLACKBIRD, FEVER/DREAM & More Featured in California Repertory Company & CSULB's 2013-14 Season
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 22, 2013

LA Drama Critics Circle Award-winning California Repertory Company and the CSULB Theatre Arts Department are proud to announce our 2013 - 2014 Season, at the Royal Theater aboard the Queen Mary and the CSULB Theatre Arts Building, which runs September 20, 2013 - May 10, 2014.

Radio Bloomsday 2013 to Feature Caraid O'Brien and Bernadette Quigley
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

For the first time ever, the complete Molly Bloom monologue from James Joyce's Ulysses will be performed live by not one but two actresses, Caraid O'Brien and Bernadette Quigley, as a conversation that Molly has with her younger self. Tune into WBAI (99.5 FM in NYC) or stream at http://wbai.org or KPFK (90.7 in Los Angeles) http://kpfk.org/. Each year, Radio Bloomsday ends its 7 hour nationwide broadcast of James Joyce's Ulysses with the book's final chapter - a two hour passion filled monologue, by the novel's heroine, Molly Bloom.

McCarter Theatre's Emily Mann to be Keynote Speaker at Jewish Theatre's 2013 Conference, 6/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Emily Mann, McCarter Theatre Artistic Director and Resident Playwright, will be the keynote speaker when the Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company hosts the Association for Jewish Theatre's 32nd annual international conference June 2 - 5, 2013 in St. Paul. The conference will also honor the legendary stage/film actor and recording artist Theodore Bikel.

Artists Rep to Present ITHAKA, 5/28-6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

How long does the battle continue after a soldier returns home? Artists Repertory Theatre is honored to present Andrea Stolowitz's challenging new play, Ithaka, with extensive enrichment programming. Ithaka runs May 28 through June 30 on the Morrison Stage, 1515 SW Morrison, Portland, OR.

Irish Rep's WHO'S YOUR DADDY? Will Close May 26
by Tyler Peterson - May 24, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today that Johnny O'Callaghan's WHO'S YOUR DADDY? must close this Sunday, May 26. The production had previously been set to close earlier this month.

Artists Rep to Present ITHAKA, 5/28-6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

How long does the battle continue after a soldier returns home? Artists Repertory Theatre is honored to present Andrea Stolowitz's challenging new play, Ithaka, with extensive enrichment programming. Ithaka runs May 28 through June 30 on the Morrison Stage, 1515 SW Morrison, Portland, OR.

Irish Rep's WHO'S YOUR DADDY? Extends Through May 26
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre announces a two-week extension of WHO'S YOUR DADDY? – a new Off-Broadway play about a single man's struggle to adopt a son from a Ugandan orphanage – by actor and playwright Johnny O'Callaghan, seen in NYC in Conor McPherson's RUM & VODKA and on TV's 'Stargate Atlantis,' with performances now through May 26 in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Tom Ormeny directs.

WHO'S YOUR DADDY? to Open Off-Broadway 4/23
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 15, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre, in association with Georganne Aldrich Heller and Jami Heidegger, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of WHO'S YOUR DADDY - a new play about a single man's struggle to adopt a son from a Ugandan orphanage - by actor and playwright Johnny O'Callaghan, seen in NYC in Conor McPherson's RUM & VODKA and on TV's 'Stargate Atlantis,' with previews set to begin April 17, prior to an official press opening Tuesday, April 23 in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Tom Ormeny directs.

WHO'S YOUR DADDY? Opens 4/22 Off-Broadway
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 14, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre, in association with Georganne Aldrich Heller and Jami Heidegger, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of WHO'S YOUR DADDY - a new play about a single man's struggle to adopt a son from a Ugandan orphanage - by actor and playwright Johnny O'Callaghan, seen in NYC in Conor McPherson's RUM & VODKA and on TV's 'Stargate Atlantis,' with previews set to begin April 17, prior to an official press opening April 22 in Irish Repertory Theatre Company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Tom Ormeny directs.

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