Huntington Theatre Company Announces Casting For World Premiere Of OUR DAUGHTERS, LIKE PILLARS Huntington Theatre Company Announces Casting For World Premiere Of OUR DAUGHTERS, LIKE PILLARS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere family comedy, Our Daughters, Like Pillars. Obie Award-winning playwright and Boston native Kirsten Greenidge (Luck of the Irish, Milk Like Sugar at the Huntington) joins forces with director Kimberly Senior (Sweat and The Niceties at the Huntington; Disgraced on Broadway) to tell the funny and moving story of one whirlwind weekend in the life of a contemporary black American family. Our Daughters, Like Pillars begins performances at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street, Boston) on Friday, March 20, 2020 and will run through Sunday, April 19, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, April 1. Tickets are now available. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WANDERERS at The Old Globe BWW Review: THE WANDERERS at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Apr 24, 2018

THE WANDERERS, a new play by Anna Ziegler now playing at the Old Globe, is a thoughtful and emotional look at relationships through two disparate couples in New York; one a hipster couple  and the other an arranged marriage between Hasidic Jews as each couple tries to navigate their lives and relationships without losing the thread between them. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WANDERERS at The Old Globe Photo Flash: First Look at THE WANDERERS at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Globe-commissioned world premiere of Anna Ziegler's new American play The Wanderers, directed by Barry Edelstein, the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director. The Wanderers will run April 6 - May 6, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run April 6-12. Opening night is Friday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announces World Premiere Of THE WANDERERS Cast And Creative Team Announces World Premiere Of THE WANDERERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Esther and Schmuli are shy young Orthodox Jews embarking on an arranged marriage, despite barely knowing each other. Abe and Julia are high-profile celebrities embarking on a dangerously flirtatious correspondence, despite being married to other people. On the surface, the lives of these two couples couldn't be more different. But Anna Ziegler's funny, insightful, and mysterious new drama explores the hidden connections between seemingly disparate people, drawing audiences into an intriguing puzzle and a deeply sympathetic look at modern love. (more...)

Michelle Beck and More Lead THE WANDERERS a the Old Globe Michelle Beck and More Lead THE WANDERERS a the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Globe-commissioned world premiere of Anna Ziegler's new American play The Wanderers, directed by Barry Edelstein, the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director. The Wanderers will run April 6 - May 6, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run April 6-12. Opening night is Friday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Maurice Hines to Emcee 2018 Arena Stage Gala with Mary McBride as Headliner Maurice Hines to Emcee 2018 Arena Stage Gala with Mary McBride as Headliner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie are pleased to announce that Broadway legend Maurice Hines will serve as the Master of Ceremonies and international touring artist and global humanitarian Mary McBride will headline the 2018 Arena Stage Gala honoring Mayor Muriel Bowser on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth St., SW). As previously announced, the Gala features the presentation of the third annual Beth Newburger Schwartz Award to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, and will recognize Jessica Stafford Davis as an Emerging Leader. The Gala is helmed by event chairs and Arena Stage Trustees Lavern Chatman and Maggie FitzPatrick. (more...)

BWW Review: KING LEAR Kills at Guthrie Theater
by Karen Bovard - Mar 6, 2017

'Disciplined' may seem an odd word to apply to a production of KING LEAR, a tragedy that is about personal and societal dissolution into madness, both individually and at large. But the current mounting in Minneapolis earns that moniker, both in actorly control and design restraint. The result is a masterful rendering that eschews excess but allows the human relationships to be bared and centered. (more...)

BWW Review: Louisville's SPRING COLLABORATION - Artists Are Breaking Out
by Keith Waits - Mar 8, 2016

The Louisville Orchestra and Louisville Ballet Spring Collaboration may be one of those nights we will talk about in the future. We will say -- Remember the night that the private conversation the artists shared went public? (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Present THE REVOLUTIONISTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park unleashes girl-powered comedy with THE REVOLUTIONISTS, Lauren Gunderson's irreverent world premiere about four badass femmes of the French Revolution. THE REVOLUTIONISTS debuts in the Playhouse's Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre Feb. 5 through March 6. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GUADALUPE IN THE GUESTROOM at TRT is a True Theatrical Gem
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 4, 2015

See 'Guadalupe in the Guestroom' now through March 15th at Two River Theater in Red Bank. Written by Tony Meneses and directed by Daniella Topol, this show is a true theatrical gem. (more...)

Two River Theater to Open Spring Season with GUADALUPE IN THE GUEST ROOM, 2/14-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2014/15 Season with Guadalupe in the Guest Room, a new play by Tony Meneses, directed by Daniella Topol. The production will run February 14-March 15, 2015, with the opening night on Friday, February 27 at 8pm. Tickets starting at $20 and ticket packages for Two River's spring season of three world premieres are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. Guadalupe in the Guest Room is supported by lead production sponsor U.S. Trust. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AN ILIAD Deconstructs War, Mythology at the Pittsburgh Public Theater
by Greg Kerestan - Mar 25, 2014

In a tour-de-force performance, Teagle F. Bougere brings to life the entire Trojan War with only the power of storytelling- but channeling such a story has its price. (more...)

South Coast Repertory to Premiere FIVE MILE LAKE, 4/13-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

In small towns there are those who stay and those who go. With the return of a sibling, the daily routine of life is shaken up in South Coast Repertory's world premiere of Five Mile Lake by Rachel Bonds. Bonds' new drama is one of three full productions for the 2014 Pacific Playwrights Festival. The show runs April 13-May 4, on the Julianne Argyros Stage. Daniella Topol directs. Tickets are available online: www.scr.org. (more...)

London Wall Extends at Mint Theater Through 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Mint Theater's new production, London Wall by John Van Druten, featuring Julia Coffey, Katie Gibson, Matthew Gumley, Jonathan Hogan, Laurie Kennedy, Elise Kibler, Stephen Plunkett, Christopher Sears, and Alex Trow will now continue through April 20th at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). This is the American premiere of John Van Druten's 'rivetingly entertaining' (The Guardian) romantic drama, which opened Monday February 24th. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents AN ILIAD, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

The winner of 2012 Obie and Lucille Lortel Awards, An Iliad runs tonight, March 6 - April 6, 2014 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LONDON WALL Depicts 1930s Glass Ceiling
by Michael Dale - Feb 24, 2014

If it's possible to consider a male playwright a leading feminist author, John Van Druten would rank as a likely candidate. (more...)

LONDON WALL Extends Through 4/13 at Mint Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Mint Theater's new production, London Wall by John Van Druten, featuring Julia Coffey, Katie Gibson, Matthew Gumley, Jonathan Hogan, Laurie Kennedy, Elise Kibler, Stephen Plunkett, Christopher Sears, and Alex Trow will now continue through April 13th at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). This is the American premiere of John Van Druten's 'rivetingly entertaining' (The Guardian) romantic drama, which opens tonight, Monday February 24th. (more...)

Woodie King's 2014 Black History Month Play Festival to Feature S. Epatha Merkerson, Great Divas of Gospel & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Woodie King Jr's National Black Touring Circuit's 2014 Black History Month Play Festival, in conjunction with Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group, will present "The Great Divas of Gospel" on Saturday, February 22 at 7:30pm and Sunday, February 23 at 3:00pm at the New York Academy of Medicine, 103rd St. & Fifth Avenue. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater to Present AN ILIAD, 3/6-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The winner of 2012 Obie and Lucille Lortel Awards, An Iliad runs March 6 - April 6, 2014 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

National Black Touring Circuit's Black History Month Play Festival to Pay Tribute to Poet Amiri Bara, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The National Black Touring Circuit's 2014 Black History Month Play Festival will hold poetry, music and drama performances in Harlem that celebrate acclaimed poet Amiri Baraka, legendary singer Billie Holiday, the Great Divas of Gospel and Ossie Davis' renowned play 'The People of Clarendon County' from February 7 - March 2. (more...)

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