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McCarter Theatre Center Receives Substantial Grant From The New Jersey Council For Th Photo McCarter Theatre Center Receives Substantial Grant From The New Jersey Council For The Humanities
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

McCarter Theatre Center has received a $20,000 Incubation Grant from The New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH). This grant will give McCarter the opportunity to present a variety of multidisciplinary events in its lobbies and public spaces in order to encourage insightful and illuminating discussions where art, culture, and diverse perspectives intersect.

The Game is Afoot with BASKERVILLE ��" A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Way Off Broadway Photo The Game is Afoot with BASKERVILLE ��" A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Way Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is preparing to welcome one of the greatest detectives in literary history this spring with its production of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville - A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 2020-21 Season Photo TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, incoming Artistic Director Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announce the lineup for the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award-winning company's 2020-21 season, which launches this summer.

Works by Ryan J. Haddad, Selina Fillinger and More to Be Showcased in MTC's 2020 Ted  Photo Works by Ryan J. Haddad, Selina Fillinger and More to Be Showcased in MTC's 2020 Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) has announced the lineup for the 2020 Ted Snowdon Reading Series.

Photo Flash: Julie Halston Returns To Birdland Photo Photo Flash: Julie Halston Returns To Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

By Popular Demand, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented the return of Julie Halston to the stage.  This special one-night-only event, entitled “Judge Julie Presiding” took place on February 3 at Birdland, located in the heart of Manhattan's Theater District.  The sold-out house was left helpless with laughter, thanks to Ms. Halston's rants, raves and readings!

Lydia Diamond to Receive the 2020 Horton Foote Playwriting Award From The Dramatists  Photo Lydia Diamond to Receive the 2020 Horton Foote Playwriting Award From The Dramatists Guild of America
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced they will present the 2020 Horton Foote Playwriting Award to Lydia Diamond at the Dramatists Guild's awards presentations in July. The Richenthal Foundation is again sponsoring the award.

Brendan Coyle of DOWNTON ABBEY Will Lead the Goodman Theatre's MOLLY SWEENEY; Full Ca Photo Brendan Coyle of DOWNTON ABBEY Will Lead the Goodman Theatre's MOLLY SWEENEY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls has announced casting for his upcoming revival of Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. In assuming the title role, Chicago favorite Kate Fry returns to the Goodman, following her recent appearance in Falls' production of The Winter's Tale. Joining Fry are stage and screen star Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), who returns to the Goodman following his triumphant appearance in last season's St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson, and Chicago's Christopher Donahue (Oedipus Rex at Court Theatre, Moby Dick at Lookingglass).

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Will Swenson and More Join Princeton Symph Photo Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Will Swenson and More Join Princeton Symphony Orchestra for THE BIG TIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

On Friday, January 31, Broadway stars and musicians of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra performed a concert reading of The Big Time, a new musical comedy from Douglas Carter Beane, author of Broadway's Sister Act, Cinderella, and Xanadu.

Photo Flash: Gloria Steinem at A.R.T.'s Opening Night of GLORIA: A LIFE Photo Photo Flash: Gloria Steinem at A.R.T.'s Opening Night of GLORIA: A LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria's belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria's story; the second is our own.

Tickets Are Now On Sale For BLUE At The Apollo Theater Photo Tickets Are Now On Sale For BLUE At The Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Mike Jackson, John Legend and Eric Falkenstein announced today that tickets for Blue are officially on-sale. The beloved play by Charles Randolph-Wright with music by Nona Hendryx and lyrics by Charles Randolph-Wright, will play a 16-week engagement at New York's legendary Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street), under the direction of Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad who starred in both the play's 2000 world premiere at Arena Stage and 2001 New York premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company. Previews are set to begin on April 27th with opening night on May 10th. Blue will run through August 16th.

Geoff Josselson and Katja Zarolinski Have Launched  JZ Casting Photo Geoff Josselson and Katja Zarolinski Have Launched JZ Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

Casting Directors Geoff Josselson, C.S.A., and Katja Zarolinski, C.S.A., announced today the launch of JZ Casting, a New York-based casting office, with over 25 years of combined experience in the entertainment industry. Their new offices are located at 226 West 37th Street, Suite 604.

BWW Review: GOODNIGHT NOBODY at McCarter Theatre-A New Play Featuring Dana Delany Photo BWW Review: GOODNIGHT NOBODY at McCarter Theatre-A New Play Featuring Dana Delany
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Jan 31, 2020

GOODNIGHT NOBODY, a new play by Rachel Bonds, now running at McCarter, is set in a farmhouse in upstate New York. The house belongs to Mara, played by Emmy-Award winner Dana Delany. Much of the plot revolves around her adult son and his friends, whose lives and yearnings are woven into her own; to one she is a mother, but to the others she is their lover, or potential mentor in art or parenting.

UNTIL THE FLOOD Opens At The Douglas Photo UNTIL THE FLOOD Opens At The Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Currently in previews, a?oeUntil the Flooda?? will open at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Wednesday, January 29 at 8 p.m. Written and starring Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Neel Keller, a?oeUntil the Flooda?? will continue through February 23. 

Ariel Woodiwiss: Actor And Mom Takes Over McCarter Social Media January 30 Photo Ariel Woodiwiss: Actor And Mom Takes Over McCarter Social Media January 30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Ariel Woodiwiss will do social media takeover at McCarter Theatre Center happening tomorrow, January 30th:

Centenary Stage Company Has Announced Casting for Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS Photo Centenary Stage Company Has Announced Casting for Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Centenary Stage Company has announced its cast for the upcoming 2020 production of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys opening February 14 and running through March 1 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.

Performances Begin For Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD At The Douglas Photo Performances Begin For Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD At The Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Performances begin on January 24 for a?oeUntil the Flooda?? at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Written and starring Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Neel Keller, a?oeUntil the Flooda?? will continue through February 23. The opening is set for January 29.

VIDEO: Director Diane Paulus Talks GLORIA: A LIFE At American Repertory Theater Photo VIDEO: Director Diane Paulus Talks GLORIA: A LIFE At American Repertory Theater
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020

American Repertory Theater presents Gloria: A Life, presented in association with the McCarter Theatre Center and by special arrangement with Daryl Roth. Written by Tony Award nominee Emily Mann (Having Our Say, Still Life) and directed by Tony Award winner Paulus (Jagged Little Pill, The White Card), performances of the Off-Broadway hit begin Friday January 24, 2020 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA. The production opens officially on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Due to one week of added performances, it will now close Saturday, March 1, 2020.

VIDEO: Playwright Emily Mann Talks GLORIA: A LIFE At American Repertory Theater Photo VIDEO: Playwright Emily Mann Talks GLORIA: A LIFE At American Repertory Theater
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

American Repertory Theater presents Gloria: A Life, presented in association with the McCarter Theatre Center and by special arrangement with Daryl Roth. Written by Tony Award nominee Emily Mann (Having Our Say, Still Life) and directed by Tony Award winner Paulus (Jagged Little Pill, The White Card), performances of the Off-Broadway hit begin Friday January 24, 2020 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA. The production opens officially on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Due to one week of added performances, it will now close Saturday, March 1, 2020.

BLUE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad Starring Leslie Uggams Will Play the Apollo Theater Photo BLUE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad Starring Leslie Uggams Will Play the Apollo Theater; John Legend to Produce
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Mike Jackson, John Legend and Eric Falkenstein announced today that Blue, the play by Charles Randolph-Wright with music by Nona Hendryx and lyrics by Charles Randolph-Wright, will play a 16-week engagement at New York's Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street), under the direction of Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad who starred in both the play's 2000 world premiere at Arena Stage and 2001 New York premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company.

Final Cast Update Announced For THE BIG TIME At McCarter Photo Final Cast Update Announced For THE BIG TIME At McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2020

On Friday, January 31 at 8:00pm, Broadway stars and musicians of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra perform a concert reading of The Big Time, a new musical comedy from Douglas Carter Beane, author of Broadway's Sister Act, Cinderella, and Xanadu. It's the height of the Cold War when Russian spies take over an ocean liner holding all of NATO. Leave it to lounge singers on board to save the day by teaching the communists to put down their Kalashnikovs and pick up singing, dancing, and comedy. The war is cold but the numbers are hot in this show with score and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen, music direction by Fred Lassen. This is the second installment of the new PRINCETON POPS series, a collaboration of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and McCarter Theatre Centre at McCarter's Matthews Theatre.

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