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VIDEO: Mary McDonnell Chats With McCarter Theatre Center For McCarter LIVE Series Photo VIDEO: Mary McDonnell Chats With McCarter Theatre Center For McCarter LIVE Series
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2020

Join two-time Academy Award-nominated actress Mary McDonnell (Dances With Wolves, 'Battlestar Galactica,' Gloria: A Life) and McCarter's Artistic Director Emily Mann in a McCarter LIVE virtual conversation moderated by McCarter's Artistic Engagement Manager Paula Alekson.

McCarter Announces New Artistic Director Photo McCarter Announces New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

McCarter Theatre Center today announced the appointment of Sarah Rasmussen as its new artistic director, effective August 1, 2020. Rasmussen is currently artistic director of the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis, where she has gained national attention for bringing inclusive and bold stories, diverse talent, and gender parity to the stage.

McCarter@Home Will Present Emily Mann In Conversation With Ken Ludwig Photo McCarter@Home Will Present Emily Mann In Conversation With Ken Ludwig
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020

Join internationally-acclaimed playwright Ken Ludwig and Artistic Director Emily Mann for a conversation about the Bard and Ludwig's book How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare. A must-experience LIVE online offering for teachers, parents, and kids.

McCarter Theatre Center Releases Statement Regarding Staff Layoffs Photo McCarter Theatre Center Releases Statement Regarding Staff Layoffs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

McCarter Theatre Center has released a statement regarding major changes within the organization as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic:

Bobby Conte Thornton's Debut Album 'Along the Way' Will Be Released April 24 Photo Bobby Conte Thornton's Debut Album 'Along the Way' Will Be Released April 24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020

ALONG THE WAY, the debut album from Bobby Conte Thornton (A Bronx Tale, Company) will be released digitally everywhere music is sold on Friday, April 24, 2020.

Theater Latté Da Continues New Work Development and Awards $20,000 NEXT Generation C Photo Theater Latté Da Continues New Work Development and Awards $20,000 NEXT Generation Commission
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020

Theater Latté Da today announced singer/songwriters Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses, who together form the musical duo, The Kilbanes, and actor/directors Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody as the recipients of the NEXT Generation Commission, a new opportunity for women artists and artists of color

Registration Open for McCarter's Online Shakespeare Community Reading Group Photo Registration Open for McCarter's Online Shakespeare Community Reading Group
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

McCarter Theatre Center announces the continuation of its Shakespeare Reading Group, now happening remotely through a virtual meet-up. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m.

McCarter Cancels All Performances Through June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020

In response to the continuing situation regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), McCarter Theatre Center has announced the cancelation of all performances and events through June 30, effective immediately.

McCarter Theatre Center Suspends All Performances Through March 31 Photo McCarter Theatre Center Suspends All Performances Through March 31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

McCarter Theatre Center has announced the suspension of all performances, classes, and events through March 31, effective immediately, including the production run of Sleuth, Miloš, The Hot Sardines, and The Peking Acrobats.

Magic Theatre's 2020 Gala To Honor Loretta Greco And Kary Schulman Photo Magic Theatre's 2020 Gala To Honor Loretta Greco And Kary Schulman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Kevin Nelson, Interim Managing Director) announced today that the Company's 2020 Gala Fundraiser, Magic Masquerade: Spring Forward, will be held at Gallery 308 (Fort Mason Center, Landmark Building A, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123) on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Meet the Cast of COMPANY - Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of COMPANY - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.

New Jersey's Stages Festival Offers Over 80 Free And Low-cost Theatre Experiences For Photo New Jersey's Stages Festival Offers Over 80 Free And Low-cost Theatre Experiences For All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

New Jersey Theatre Alliance (a?oethe Alliancea??) is offering over 80 performances and programs for children and adults free-of-charge or at significantly discounted rates during its 23rd annual Stages Festival (a?oeStagesa??), a statewide event. Offerings include performances, workshops, readings of new plays, and participatory community discussions taking place at theatres, libraries, community centers, and other venues throughout the months of March, April, and May, 2020.

City Theatre Has Announced New Artistic Department Roles Photo City Theatre Has Announced New Artistic Department Roles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Artistic Director Marc Masterson and Managing Director James McNeel announced today a reimagined structure for its artistic department. The changes take advantage of recent vacancies to align its staffing model with the focus areas of its new strategic plan. The moves include the promotion of Clare Drobot to the role of Associate Artistic Director and Katie Trupiano as Education Director. In addition, two new positions have been filled with Rebekah Diaz joining the full-time staff as Community Engagement Officer and Monteze Freeland as Associate Producer.

Full Cast of TONI STONE by Lydia R. Diamond Announced at Arena Stage Photo Full Cast of TONI STONE by Lydia R. Diamond Announced at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the company for Toni Stone, written by Arena alumna resident playwright Lydia R. Diamond. Set in the 1950s, Toni Stone was the first woman to play baseball in the Negro Leagues, also making her the first woman to play professionally in a men's league. Against all odds, Stone blazed a path in the male-dominated sports world, shattering expectations and creating her own set of rules.

McCarter Theatre Center Announces 2020-2021 Theater Series Photo McCarter Theatre Center Announces 2020-2021 Theater Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES - Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

The Minutes is officially in previews on Broadway! The cast of The Minutes includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still.

THE KING'S SPEECH Comes To Hartford Stage In March Photo THE KING'S SPEECH Comes To Hartford Stage In March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Former Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to Hartford Stage in March to direct the original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King's Speech. Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter David Seidler, the play tells the true story of King George VI, his speech therapist Lionel Logue, and a friendship that helped steer the course of history. The King's Speech will run Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, April 19.

HENRY IV, PART 1 Comes to Orlando Shakes Photo HENRY IV, PART 1 Comes to Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

Shakespeare's epic Fire and Reign series continues with a dynamic production of Henry IV, Part 1, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF. This production will run in repertory February 19 - March 21, 2020 along with Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers, as adapted by Catherine Bush. 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).

TCG Publishes EXQUISITE AGONY By Nilo Cruz Photo TCG Publishes EXQUISITE AGONY By Nilo Cruz
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Exquisite Agony by Nilo Cruz. The play received its world premiere at Repertorio Español in New York in the summer of 2018.

Hunger & Thirst Theatre Will Present the NYC Premiere of DISCUS at A.R.T. /New York T Photo Hunger & Thirst Theatre Will Present the NYC Premiere of DISCUS at A.R.T. /New York Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Hunger & Thirst Theatre will present DISCUS, a vibrant adaptation of the Greek myth of Apollo and Hyacinth, written by Becca Schlossberg and directed by Adin Walker. DISCUS begins performances on Thursday, April 9 for a limited engagement through Saturday, April 18.

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