Write Act Rep Annnounces Special Limited Engagement Of THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROWWrite Act Rep Annnounces Special Limited Engagement Of THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant and Anne Mesa are pleased to announce a Special Limited Engagement of the world premiere of Willard Manus' THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW.July 27 - August 5, 2018. The final production in the series, Three By Will In Rep, is directed by Stu Berg. The show returns for two weekends at Write Act Repertory @ The Brickhouse Theatre. This full-length play sheds light on the unique relationship between Winston Churchill and Edward R. Murrow during the early years of WW II when England was under attack by Hitler's Air Force. Murrow, who was covering the war for CBS Radio News, not only became friendly with Churchill, but had a passionate and adulterous love affair with the Prime Ministers daughter-in-law. (more...)

World Premiere of THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW Opens June 16World Premiere of THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW Opens June 16
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant and Anne Mesa are pleased to present the world premiere of Willard Manus'THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW. The final production in the series, Three By Will In Rep, is directed by Stu Berg. Opening June 16th, 2018.? (more...)

Write Act Rep to Present THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROWWrite Act Rep to Present THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant and Anne Mesa are pleased to present the world premiere of Willard Manus'THEIR FINEST HOUR: CHURCHILL AND MURROW. The final production in the series, Three By Will In Rep, is directed by Stu Berg. Opening June 3rd, 2018. Write Act Repertory @ The Brickhouse Theatre. (more...)

Willard Manus Creates THREE BY WILL In Rep at Write Act RepertoryWillard Manus Creates THREE BY WILL In Rep at Write Act Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2018

Artistic Director John Lant and WRITE ACT REP announce a three Production Series in Rep, "THREE BY WILL - IN REP" which includes two World Premiere's, "Their Finest Hour: Churchill And Murrow," "The Wicked, Wicked Mae," along with the acclaimed "PREZ - The Lester Young Story." The three plays will open at Write Act Repertory @ the Brickhouse Theatre beginning February 11th, 2018 (more...)

Review: The West Coast Premiere of VINO VERITAS Arrives at Theatre 40 Just in Time for HalloweenReview: The West Coast Premiere of VINO VERITAS Arrives at Theatre 40 Just in Time for Halloween
by Shari Barrett - Sep 26, 2017

VINO VERITAS by David MacGregor debuted in Michigan in 2008 and won the state's Purple Rose for Best New Play. The current Theatre 40 production is being presented as the second show of its 2017-2018 season, arriving as a perfect comedy for the Halloween season. Taking its title from a Latin proverb, which literally translates as 'in wine, the truth, the skin of the blue dart tree frog wine consumed on Halloween night by two middle-aged couples as they prepare to attend a friend's annual party causes them to share an unpredictable and hilarious night of unbridled honesty that stretches the bounds of their friendship and their relationships forever. (more...)

'FROM BROADWAY TO HOLLYWOOD' Panel Centers on Madeline Kahn at Barnes & Noble in LA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Two-time Oscar nominee Madeline Kahn is the subject of a panel discussion, From Broadway to Hollywood ~ A Chat with her Friends, at Barnes & Noble at The Grove at Farmers Market tonight, February 10, at 7pm. (more...)

Madeline Kahn Set for 'From Broadway to Hollywood' Panel at Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Two-time Oscar nominee Madeline Kahn is the subject of a panel discussion, From Broadway to Hollywood ~ A Chat with her Friends, at Barnes & Noble at The Grove at Farmers Market on Wednesday, February 10, at 7pm. William V. Madison, author of MADELINE KAHN: Being the Music A Life, will join several of Kahn's friends & colleagues for this first West Coast event for Kahn's biography, published by the University Press of Mississippi. Author Eddie Shapiro (Nothing Like A Dame: Conversations with the Great Women of Musical Theater) will moderate. (more...)

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo Performs at RARITAN RIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will appear at the Raritan River Music Festival tonight, May 24. The Duo, in a collaboration with string quartet, ETHEL will perform a program of Raritan River commissioned works by Paul Moravec, Michael Karmon, and Dusan Bogdanovic. The concert will also include the music of Augusta Read Thomas in a celebration of her 50th birthday. Beginning at 7:30pm the concert will take place at the Clinton Presbyterian Church in Clinton, NJ. (more...)

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at RARITAN RIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will appear at the Raritan River Music Festival on Saturday, May 24. The Duo, in a collaboration with string quartet, ETHEL will perform a program of Raritan River commissioned works by Paul Moravec, Michael Karmon, and Dusan Bogdanovic. The concert will also include the music of Augusta Read Thomas in a celebration of her 50th birthday. Beginning at 7:30pm the concert will take place at the Clinton Presbyterian Church in Clinton, NJ. (more...)

Marsha Norman to Pen Book for Don Juan DeMarco Musical
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2006

Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman has signed on to write the book for the Broadway-bound Don Juan DeMarco musical starring Antonio Banderas (more...)