Nashville Rep's Nate Eppler Wins Emerging Playwright Award at 2017 Humana Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre Playwright-in-Residence Nate Eppler has been awarded the 2017 M. Elizabeth Osborn New Play Award for an emerging playwright. The award was presented at the 41st Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville on April 8. (more...)

Nashville Playwright Named Finalist for National Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre Playwright-in-Residence Nate Eppler has been named a finalist for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) New Play Award, recognizing playwrights for the best scripts that premiered professionally outside New York City during 2016. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago's Ryan Opera Center Artists Featured Across the Country, Summer 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Several alumni and current ensemble members of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago are featured artists at music festivals and opera companies at home and around the globe this summer. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SMASH's 'The Read-Through,' Airing 3/5
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

On SMASH's upcoming episode, titled 'The Read-Through,' Julia's (Debra Messing) fears increase when Tom (Christian Borle) airs his suspicions of Peter (guest star Daniel Sunjata). Jimmy (Jeremy Jordan) and Kyle (Andy Mientus) confront their own crisis of confidence as 'Hit List' is read for the first time. Meanwhile, Ivy (Megan Hilty) realizes her triumph might not be all she hoped when she meets her new co-star, Terry Falls (guest star Sean Hayes), and Karen (Katharine McPhee) wonders if she can trust Jimmy. Anjelica Huston, Jack Davenport and Krysta Rodriguez also star. Sean Hayes, Daniel Sunjata and Nikki Blonsky guest star. 'The Read-Through' airs March 5 at 10 p.m. on NBC. (more...)

BROADWAY RECALL: Letts Review
by Michael Dale - Oct 20, 2012

Playwright/actors like Noel Coward, George M. Cohan and Charles Ludlum were all well known for appearing in their own works, but it's not as frequent to see a well-known playwright appear in a piece by someone else. (more...)

SMASH Character Card #4 Anjelica Huston as Eileen Rand
by BWW - Jan 25, 2012

A legendary Broadway producer, Eileen is driven by a passionate love of her art. She must masterfully manage both the warring egos of her creative team and her musical's skyrocketing budget, even as ex-husband Jerry (Michael Christofer) freezes her assets. (more...)

PRELUDE TO A PLAY, THE UNEXPECTED MAN, et al. Set for Theatre Artists Studio's 2011-2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2011

In addition to member projects and the continuation of our Great Playwright and New Play Series, The Studio is pleased to announce a NEW program starting this fall: Reader's Theatre! Here's a breakdown of currently scheduled events and dates! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Opening Party
by Walter McBride - May 6, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) and Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin) in association with the Guthrie Theater (Joe Dowling, Director) present the New York premiere of Tony Kushner's THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES. Michael Greif, who directed the world premiere at the Guthrie in April, 2009, directs the New York premiere which opened last night! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - May 6, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) and Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin) in association with the Guthrie Theater (Joe Dowling, Director) present the New York premiere of Tony Kushner's THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES. Michael Greif, who directed the world premiere at the Guthrie in April, 2009, directs the New York premiere which opened last night! (more...)

Marsha Mason Stars In ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL At Shakespeare Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2010

The Shakespeare Theatre Company is currently casting for the first play of the 2010 - 2011 Season: All's Well That Ends Well. Most roles have been filled and an Academy Award Nominee joins the ranks. Marsha Mason makes her STC debut to star as the Countess of Rosillion. (more...)

Marsha Mason Stars In ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL At Shakespeare Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2010

The Shakespeare Theatre Company is currently casting for the first play of the 2010 - 2011 Season: All's Well That Ends Well. Most roles have been filled and an Academy Award Nominee joins the ranks. Marsha Mason makes her STC debut to star as the Countess of Rosillion. (more...)

Marsha Mason Stars In ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL At Shakespeare Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2010

The Shakespeare Theatre Company is currently casting for the first play of the 2010 - 2011 Season: All's Well That Ends Well. Most roles have been filled and an Academy Award Nominee joins the ranks. Marsha Mason makes her STC debut to star as the Countess of Rosillion. (more...)

Pendleton, Welch, Etc. Join Public's Romeo and Juliet
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2007

The Public Theater has announced that casting is complete for Romeo and Juliet, the first production of this summer's Shakespeare in the Park, directed by Michael Grief (more...)