Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr and Managing Director Jojo Ruf announce the 2019-2020 season, welcoming home audiences to a beautiful and refreshed theater located in the newly renovated Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center on 16th Street. The season includes four plays and one musical, all being produced for the first time in DC, as well as the triumphant return of a recent Theater J hit. From an intoxicating new musical set in Tel Aviv based on the Song of Songs to the late-career masterpiece by multiple Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Albee, Theater J's season celebrates journeys of every kind with a provocative and ambitious slate of plays. Of the six shows, three have future runs: two in New York City and one at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. (more...)

FST Presents World Premiere Production Of WEDNESDAY'S CHILDFST Presents World Premiere Production Of WEDNESDAY'S CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre proudly presents the WORLD PREMIERE production of Mark St. Germain's Wednesday's Child, a dramatic new play that explores motherhood, passion, and the thin line between right and wrong. Wednesday's Child runs from April 3 to May 24 in FST's Gompertz Theatre. Single tickets range from $29-39 and can be purchased online at floridastudiotheatre.org or by phone at (941) 366-9000. (more...)

Kara Lee Corthron Named New Voices Recipient At 2019 William Inge Theater FestivalKara Lee Corthron Named New Voices Recipient At 2019 William Inge Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Playwright Kara Lee Corthron is the recipient of the 2019 William Inge Theatre Festival's Otis Guernsey New Voices in the American Theatre Award, which recognizes substantial early contributions to the contemporary American stage. (more...)

Penguin Rep's Production AFTER By Michael McKeever Opens Off Broadway March 12Penguin Rep's Production AFTER By Michael McKeever Opens Off Broadway March 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to add the NYC premiere of AFTER, written by Michael McKeever and directed by Joe Brancato, to the Winter 2018 Season. Produced by Penguin Rep Theatre and InProximity Theatre Company, AFTER begins performances on Tuesday, March 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 14. Press Opening is Sunday, March 17 at 2 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM; and Sunday at 2 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 - $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or visit www.59e59.org. The running time is 85 minutes, no intermission. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park Announces 2019-2020 SeasonCincinnati Playhouse In The Park Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Artistic Director Blake Robison announced Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 2019-20 season today, which includes plays from Karen Zacarias and Anna Ziegler, a new stage adaptation of a Margaret Atwood novel, a recent Broadway comedy hit and a world premiere from the award-winning, multi-cultural performance ensemble Universes. (more...)

Florida Rep Announces 6th Annual PlayLab Festival Line-upFlorida Rep Announces 6th Annual PlayLab Festival Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2019 PlayLab Festival of New Plays and Emerging Voices kicks off May 9 with readings of five new plays and one musical, a command performance of the world-premiere play for young audiences, 'Refugee,' and a Keynote Address from literary agent, Susan Gurman. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Receives Wisconsin Arts Board GrantPeninsula Players Theatre Receives Wisconsin Arts Board Grant
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Peninsula Players Theatre is pleased to announce it was awarded a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board (WAB) through their Creation & Presentation program. Funds from the grant will support the Peninsula Players continued development and presentation of outstanding theatrical productions and community programs as the theater prepares for its 84th season in 2019. (more...)

Barrington Stage Announces INTO THE WOODS & Five World Premieres for 2019 SeasonBarrington Stage Announces INTO THE WOODS & Five World Premieres for 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today its 25th Anniversary season, which will feature four world premieres, including the new musical from BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, Fall Springs by Niko Tsakalakos and Peter Sinn Nachtrieb; America v. 2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of The American Negro by Stacey Rose; American Underground by Brent Askari; and Ragtag Theatre's Hansel and Gretel, commissioned by BSC. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS At Orlando ShakesPhoto Flash: First Look At GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS At Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Mark St. Germain's Gertrude and Claudius, based on the novel by John Updike, commissioned and produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 20 - March 23, 2019. Gertrude and Claudius will play in repertory with Shakespeare's Hamlet. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Barrington Stage Names Stacey Rose Inaugural Winner of Bonnie & Terry Burman New Play AwardBarrington Stage Names Stacey Rose Inaugural Winner of Bonnie & Terry Burman New Play Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Barrington Stage Company announced today that Stacey Rose is the inaugural winner of The Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award, a new national play contest at BSC. Rose will be awarded $25,000 and her play America v. 2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of the American Negro will receive a world premiere production at BSC. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HAMLET At Orlando ShaespearePhoto Flash: First Look at HAMLET At Orlando Shaespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

William Shakespeare's Hamlet produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 6 - March 24, 2019. Hamlet will play in repertory with the world premiere of Gertrude and Claudius by Mark St. Germain. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

FST Announces Annual Fundraising Event And Spelman Award RecipientsFST Announces Annual Fundraising Event And Spelman Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents its annual fundraiser, the Denim & Diamonds Shindig, on Monday, February 25 in FST's Hegner Theatre Wing. (more...)

DANCING LESSONS Comes to Carpenter Square TheatreDANCING LESSONS Comes to Carpenter Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Carpenter Square Theatre begins the New Year with DANCING LESSONS - January 11-26. Mark St. Germain's romantic comedy is about an autistic man who seeks a lesson from a Broadway dancer before a special event. All performances are at the theater, located at 800 W. Main in downtown Oklahoma City. (more...)

Arc Stages Presents DANCING LESSONS By Mark St. GermainArc Stages Presents DANCING LESSONS By Mark St. Germain
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

Pleasantville theater company Arc Stages presents Dancing Lessons to continue their fourth season for their professional company, the Next Stage. This follows the successful run of Forbidden Broadway earlier this year. The Next Stage focuses on showcasing new, innovative work by a wide variety of exciting and talented writers. It is the third wing of a company that also includes a thriving Educational Stage and Community Stage. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler Presents BECOMING DR. RUTHAct II Playhouse in Ambler Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Becoming Dr. Ruth, a play by Mark St. Germain about the surprising story behind America's favorite sex therapist and pop culture icon, on stage for four weeks only, Jan. 22-Feb. 17, 2019. (more...)

Carpenter Square Theatre Begins the New Year with DANCING LESSONSCarpenter Square Theatre Begins the New Year with DANCING LESSONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Carpenter Square Theatre begins the New Year with DANCING LESSONS - January 11-26. Mark St. Germain's romantic comedy is about an autistic man who seeks a lesson from a Broadway dancer before a special event. All performances are at the theater, located at 800 W. Main in downtown Oklahoma City. (more...)

Orlando Shakes Seeks New Plays For PLAYFEST 2019Orlando Shakes Seeks New Plays For PLAYFEST 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF is seeking bold, new, full-length plays to be featured as staged readings at PlayFest 2019. Unsolicited ten-page samples will be accepted between January 5 and January 19, 2019. Due to overwhelming interest, the new play development team will cap unsolicited submissions at the first 100 received. (more...)

GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS World Premiere Of First Orlando Shakes Commission AnnouncedGERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS World Premiere Of First Orlando Shakes Commission Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Mark St. Germain's Gertrude and Claudius, based on the novel by John Updike, commissioned and produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 20 - March 23, 2019. Gertrude and Claudius will play in repertory with Shakespeare's Hamlet. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Barrington Stage Company Benefit Honoring John Rando!Photo Coverage: Inside Barrington Stage Company Benefit Honoring John Rando!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 28, 2018

Over the past hundred years the theater community has celebrated some of the most notable events in Broadway's history at the Friars Club.   Last night the Barrington Stage Co. the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, Ma. under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd held their New York City Benefit in the legendary building where so many legends of the theater community have socialized and entertained each other.   John Rando the famed director was celebrated for his extraordinary talent and his contributions to BSC.  John has directed two of the most popular musicals in BSC history, The Pirates of Penzance and On the Town, which transferred to Broadway and received four Tony Award nominations, including Best Director.  At BSC John also directed The Royal Family of Broadway and Guys and Dolls and on Broadway, he won a Tony Award for his direction of Urinetown, The Musical.   (more...)

HAMLET Comes to Orlando ShakesHAMLET Comes to Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

William Shakespeare's Hamlet produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from February 6 - March 24, 2019. Hamlet will play in repertory with the world premiere of Gertrude and Claudius by Mark St. Germain. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

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