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Dallas Theater Center Announces 2020-21 Season - THE SOUND OF MUSIC, NATIVE GARDENS,  Photo Dallas Theater Center Announces 2020-21 Season - THE SOUND OF MUSIC, NATIVE GARDENS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2020

Dallas Theater Center has tentatively announced its 2020-21 season, even amidst the uncertainty surrounding the current health crisis.

Trinity Rep to Present SWEENEY TODD, SWEAT and More in 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

The Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company, under the artistic leadership of The Arthur P. Solomon and Sally E. Lapides Artistic Director Curt Columbus, announces the company's 57th season.

Gloucester Stage Company Announces 2020 Season Photo Gloucester Stage Company Announces 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020

Gloucester Stage Company Artistic Director Robert Walsh and Managing Director Christopher Griffith are proud to announce Gloucester Stage's 2020 season of professional theater on Boston's North Shore.

Photo Flash: Nia Vardalos' TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Begins Performances At Arden Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Nia Vardalos' TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Begins Performances At Arden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019

Cheryl Strayed's TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the best selling book that collects the highlights of The Rumpus's “Dear Sugar” advice columns, is loved for its insight, humor, and compassion. Nia Vardalos, the star of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, along with Marshall Heyman and Thomas Kail, co-conceived a stage version inspired by Strayed's beloved book.  TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the play, makes its Philadelphia premiere at Arden Theatre Company this fall.  The production runs now through December 8 at the Arcadia Stage. 

Chicago Premiere of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Extends Photo Chicago Premiere of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Extends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Due to popular demand, Victory Gardens Theater announces the extension of its critically acclaimed production of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail, Nia Vardalos and directed by Vanessa Stalling. Tiny Beautiful Things now runs through October 20, 2019, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

BWW Review: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS: 'Dear Sugar' Dispenses Joy at MRT Photo BWW Review: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS: 'Dear Sugar' Dispenses Joy at MRT
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 17, 2019

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS is a play that will make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings, teach you to appreciate little things while not sweating the small stuff, and, ultimately, make you glad you decided to spend 85 minutes at the theater. The season-opener at Merrimack Repertory Theatre is based on the memoir by Cheryl Strayed, a?oeTiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar,a?? and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding). Living up to their newly-minted mission statement at the starting gate, Merrimack a?oebring(s) joy to our art forma?? with the dramatization of real letters submitted to Strayed's advice column and her empathetic, down-to-earth responses.

Photo Flash: First Look At TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Victory Gardens Photo Photo Flash: First Look At TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater kicks-off its 45th Anniversary season with the Chicago Premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos and co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos and directed by Vanessa Stalling. Tiny Beautiful Things runs September 6 - October 13, 2019, with press performance on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Dear Sugar Columnist Cheryl Strayed Comes To Life In TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Arden T Photo Dear Sugar Columnist Cheryl Strayed Comes To Life In TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Arden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Cheryl Strayed's TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the best selling book that collects the highlights of The Rumpus's 'Dear Sugar' advice columns, is loved for its insight, humor, and compassion. Nia Vardalos, the star of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, along with Marshall Heyman and Thomas Kail, co-conceived a stage version inspired by Strayed's beloved book. TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the play, makes its Philadelphia premiere at Arden Theatre Company this fall. The production runs October 24 through December 8 at the Arcadia Stage. Reviewing press are invited to the 7PM performance on October 30, or any performance afterwards.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at the Nancy L. Donahue Theat Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Tiny Beautiful Things, Nia Vardalos' stage adaptation of The New York Times' bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed, directed by Jen Wineman, starts PREVIEWS NEXT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, and runs through October 6 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell.

MRT Announces Cast For TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo MRT Announces Cast For TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) today announced the cast for the buoyant Tiny Beautiful Things, Nia Vardalos' stage adaptation of The New York Times' bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed, directed by Jen Wineman, from September 11 to October 6 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, according to Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas and Interim Artistic Director Terry Berliner.

Victory Gardens Announces Casting For First Three Productions Photo Victory Gardens Announces Casting For First Three Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater under the direction of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Executive Director Erica Daniels, announces casting for its upcoming productions of Tiny Beautiful Things based on the book by Cheryl Strayed and adapted by Nia Vardalos, directed by Vanessa Stalling, The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, and How to Defend Yourself by liliana padilla, directed by Marti Lyons.

Victory Gardens Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Victory Gardens Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater kicks-off its 45th Anniversary season with the Chicago Premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos and co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos and directed by Vanessa Stalling. Tiny Beautiful Things runs September 6 a?" October 13, 2019, with press performance on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Victory Gardens Announces Cast of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Victory Gardens Announces Cast of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater kicks-off its 45th season with the Chicago Premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book byCheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos and directed byVanessa Stalling. Tiny Beautiful Things runs September 6 - October 13, 2019, with press performance on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Full Cast Released For TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Seattle Rep Photo Full Cast Released For TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Seattle Rep today announced the cast and creative team of its final production of the 2018/2019 Season, Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed (Torch, Brave Enough, Wild, 'Dear Sugar') and adapted for the stage by Academy Award nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Instant Mom). Co-conceived by Marshall Heyman ('Dietland'), Thomas Kail (Hamilton, Fox's 'Grease Live!'), and Vardalos, and directed by Courtney Sale (Artistic Director for Seattle Children's Theatre), Tiny Beautiful Things will run May 17 - June 23, 2019 (opening night is May 22) on the Leo K. stage. Single tickets are on sale now (starting at $17) and are available through the Seattle Rep Patron Services Office at 206.443.2222 or online at SeattleRep.org.

BWW Interview: It's No TINY BEAUTIFUL THING for Nia Vardalos - Whether Acting Or Writ Photo BWW Interview: It's No TINY BEAUTIFUL THING for Nia Vardalos - Whether Acting Or Writing, Theatre Or Movies
by Gil Kaan - Apr 10, 2019

Actress/writer Nia Vardalos will be bringing her latest theatrical creation TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS to the Pasadena Playhouse beginning April 10, 2019. In her stage adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's New York Times best-seller (co-conceived with Thomas Kail & Marshall Hayman), Nia reprises the lead role of Sugar, an online advice columnist by happenstance. Nia managed a few spare moments of her crazy, busy schedule to answer a few of my inquisitive inquiries on Sugar & Toula.

San Francisco Playhouse announces 2019/20 Season; GROUNDHOG DAY, FOLLIES, and More Photo San Francisco Playhouse announces 2019/20 Season; GROUNDHOG DAY, FOLLIES, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse announced today the six plays that will comprise its 2019-20 Mainstage Season. With a lineup that includes both brave new works and re-imagined classics, the company solidifies its commitment to providing a home for the most essential voices in theatre. The Playhouse's three-play Sandbox Series devoted to developing new works will be announced at a later date.

Victory Gardens Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Victory Gardens Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Executive Director Erica Daniels, announces the lineup for its 2019-2020 Season. Victory Gardens' 45th Season will include the Chicago premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things by Nia Vardalos; the world premiere of The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II; the co-world premiere of How to Defend Yourself by Lily Padilla; and the world premiere of Dhaba on Devon Avenue by Madhuri Shekar; and the Chicago premiere of Right to Be Forgotten by Sharyn Rothstein.

Photo Flash: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At The Armory Photo Photo Flash: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Portland Center Stage at The Armory brings the critically acclaimed adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's Tiny Beautiful Things to debut in the author's hometown. Adapted by Nia Vardalos (writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding), co-created by Vardalos, Thomas Kail (director of Hamilton) and Marshall Heyman, and directed by Rose Riordan, Tiny Beautiful Things explores the time Cheryl Strayed spent as the anonymous advice columnist behind "Dear Sugar," and the honest, intimate connection she forged with her readers. Dana Green takes on the role of Sugar, joined by Leif Norby, Lisa Renee Pitts, and Brian Michael Smith who play the letter writers.

Photo Flash: Long Wharf Theatre Presents TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Photo Flash: Long Wharf Theatre Presents TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Long Wharf Theatre presents Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed; adapted for the Stage by Nia Vardalos; co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos; and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll.

Photo Flash: First Look at The Armory's TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The Armory's TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Portland Center Stage at The Armory brings the critically acclaimed adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's Tiny Beautiful Things to debut in the author's hometown. Adapted by Nia Vardalos (writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding), co-created by Vardalos, Thomas Kail (director of Hamilton) and Marshall Heyman, and directed by Rose Riordan, Tiny Beautiful Things explores the time Cheryl Strayed spent as the anonymous advice columnist behind 'Dear Sugar,' and the honest, intimate connection she forged with her readers. Dana Green takes on the role of Sugar, joined by Leif Norby, Lisa Renee Pitts, and Brian Michael Smith who play the letter writers.

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