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Photo Flash: August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Heads Into Rehearsal at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Heads Into Rehearsal at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents August Wilson's Seven Guitars. Tazewell Thompson (Arena's Jubilee) will direct this Tony Award-nominated play. Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, seven lives are interconnected when old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton vows to turn his life around after a surprise windfall leaves him hopeful for a second chance.

Full Cast Announced for SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage Photo Full Cast Announced for SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the company for August Wilson's Seven Guitars. Tazewell Thompson (Arena's Jubilee) will direct this Tony Award-nominated play. Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, seven lives are interconnected when old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton vows to turn his life around after a surprise windfall leaves him hopeful for a second chance.

Milwaukee Rep's TWO TRAINS RUNNING Begins April 16 Photo Milwaukee Rep's TWO TRAINS RUNNING Begins April 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 65th Anniversary Season concludes in the Quadracci Powerhouse with Two Trains Running, part of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson's trailblazing American Century Cycle, April 16 - May 12, 2019.

Casting Announced For Final Shows In The 2018/19 Season At Milwaukee Rep Photo Casting Announced For Final Shows In The 2018/19 Season At Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces the complete cast and creative teams for the 2018/19 Season final Spring shows including Ring of Fire, Every Brilliant Thing, and Two Trains Running. 

BWW Review: KEN LUDWIG'S TREASURE ISLAND Thrills Audiences at Cincinnati Playhouse In Photo BWW Review: KEN LUDWIG'S TREASURE ISLAND Thrills Audiences at Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park
by Anne Simendinger - May 4, 2018

Run to find Treasure Island at Cincinnati's Playhouse in the Park now through May 19! If you don't, you may be receiving a 'black dot' or be asked to walk the plank!

Photo Flash: Ken Ludwig's TREASURE ISLAND Sails Into Cincinnati Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: Ken Ludwig's TREASURE ISLAND Sails Into Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Audiences will set sail on the journey of a lifetime, complete with cutthroat pirates, a treasure map and a courageous boy entangled in a dangerous swashbuckling expedition, when Ken Ludwig's TREASURE ISLAND arrives at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park April 21. This epic theatrical adaptation runs through May 19 (Opening Night is April 26).

Ken Ludwig's TREASURE ISLAND Sails Into Cincinnati Playhouse Photo Ken Ludwig's TREASURE ISLAND Sails Into Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Audiences will set sail on the journey of a lifetime, complete with cutthroat pirates, a treasure map and a courageous boy entangled in a dangerous swashbuckling expedition, when Ken Ludwig's TREASURE ISLAND arrives at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park April 21. This epic theatrical adaptation runs through May 19 (Opening Night is April 26).

Nominations Announced for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards; MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, and More Photo Nominations Announced for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards; MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 5, 2018. One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery set the scene for the announcement of nominees in 47 categories for artistic excellence, and the theatre companies eligible for the 2017 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company. The recipient of the 2018 Helen Hayes Tribute will be announced shortly.

BWW Review: UNEXPLORED INTERIOR Opens Ambitious Mosaic Theater
by Roger Catlin - Nov 4, 2015

Even 21 years later, the horrific atrocities of the Rwandan genocide is hard to wrap one's head around. How could 800,000 to 1 million Tutsis be macheted to death in just over three months by the country's other ethnic group, the Hutus - including thousands cowering in a single church?

MetroStage Announces Summer Schedule Updates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

MetroStage is pleased to announce that Janet Langhart Cohen's Anne & Emmett, directed by Thomas W. Jones II, with original music by Joshua Coyne and for this production addition original music by William Knowles, will be in performance at MetroStage May 7, 8, and 9.

SIDE SHOW, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Top 2015 Helen Hayes Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Tonight before a crowd of 1,200 theatre-makers and theatre-lovers at the historic Lincoln Theatre, theatreWashington celebrated excellence on Washington stages at the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards. The awards celebration was a night of excitement and surprise as 57 Washington theatre artists, theatres, and ensembles received honors in 47 categories for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2014 theatre season. Scroll down for the full list of winners!

The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards Held Tonight in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. theatreWashington will host The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards ceremony tonight, April 6, 2015 at the historic Lincoln Theatre.

BWW Reviews: A Masterful KING HEDLEY II at Arena Stage
by Andrew White - Feb 16, 2015

'King Hedley II,' in Timothy Douglas' riveting and thrilling production now at Arena Stage, portrays life in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the early 1980's. The six-character play is a symphony of rage, despair, hope, regret, love and determination. Douglas has staged Wilson's play in the round with a spare, concrete-inflected set. The production has a deliberate, ritualistic tone, with the actors assembling in silence and remaining visible throughout the performance.

BWW Reviews: Woolly Mammoth's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT… Packs a Punch
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 17, 2014

This is a must-see of the DC theatre season!