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Bio:
Broadway: Dividing the Estate, Old Acquaintance (Roundabout Theatre Co.), Enchanted April (Outer Critics Circle nom.). Off-Broadway: Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Direction of a Play for his premiere production of Horton Foote's three part, nine hour The Orphans' ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Dividing the Estate, Old Acquaintance (Roundabout Theatre Co.), Enchanted April (Outer Critics Circle nom.). Off-Broadway: Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Direction of a Play for his premiere production of Horton Foote's three part, nine hour The Orphans' ... (read complete bio)
BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - THE RADIO PLAY at Ford's Theatre Photo BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - THE RADIO PLAY at Ford's Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Dec 20, 2020

Craig Wallace returns for his fifth season as Ebenezer Scrooge in a production that's a tour de force in sound design.

SDC Announces Results Of 2020 Executive Board Election Photo SDC Announces Results Of 2020 Executive Board Election
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), the theatrical union that unites, empowers, and protects professional stage directors and choreographers throughout the United States, announced the results of its 2020 Executive Board election at its Annual Membership Meeting on Monday night

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 14- with Kate Rockwell, Jenn Colella, Chili Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 14- with Kate Rockwell, Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Today (October 14) in live streaming: Kate Rockwell, Chilina Kennedy and Jenn Colella visit Backstage Live, Broadway for Biden hosts a pep rally, and so much more!

Works by Sarah Ruhl, Adrienne Kennedy & More Added to Spotlight on Plays Spring Seaso Photo Works by Sarah Ruhl, Adrienne Kennedy & More Added to Spotlight on Plays Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

The spring season of the a?oeSpotlight on Playsa?? series will feature four new productions by playwrights Adrienne Kennedy, Larissa FastHorse, Sarah Ruhl and Pearl Cleage. Additional details below. All proceeds for these events will benefit the Actors Fund, to aid during this time of unprecedented need. a??a??a??a??a??a??a??

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Breaking: Patti LuPone, Morgan Freeman, Laurie Metcalf, Laura Linney & More Will Lead Photo Breaking: Patti LuPone, Morgan Freeman, Laurie Metcalf, Laura Linney & More Will Lead Spotlight On Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Broadway's Best Show will be a new home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway's Best, will continue its weekly 'Spotlight On Plays' series on Thursday October 14, 2020 to benefit The Actors Fund.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass' LET THE MUSIC PLAY ON Premieres This Week Photo Hardly Strictly Bluegrass' LET THE MUSIC PLAY ON Premieres This Week
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2020

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass celebrates their 20th Anniversary this year with Let The Music Play On…. airing Saturday, October 3rd at 2 pm PT / 5 pm ET.

Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season Photo Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Forda??s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced updates to the Forda??s Theatre 2020-2021 season, following a revaluation amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.

The Theatre Community Pays Tribute to Howell Binkley on Social Media Photo The Theatre Community Pays Tribute to Howell Binkley on Social Media
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of lighting designer Howell Binkley after a battle with lung cancer. Members of the theatre community have been paying tribute to Binkley on social media.

InVersion Theatre Presents: INTRALIA, THE WEIRD PARK, World Premiere Audio Play And S Photo InVersion Theatre Presents: INTRALIA, THE WEIRD PARK, World Premiere Audio Play And Sound Walk
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

The work features original music and sound design by Jordan Hall, text by Rebecca LeVine and direction by William Steinberger. 

Matt Rollings Releases 'That Lucky Old Sun' Featuring Lyle Lovett, Ramblin' Jack Elli Photo Matt Rollings Releases 'That Lucky Old Sun' Featuring Lyle Lovett, Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Willie Nelson
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Today, the GRAMMY Award-winning producer, piano virtuoso and first-call session superstar Matt Rollings released a new recording of 'That Lucky Old Sun' featuring Lyle Lovett, Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Willie Nelson

Varla Jean Merman & Judy Gold Premiere Duo Show in P-Town  Alongside Varla's New Solo Photo Varla Jean Merman & Judy Gold Premiere Duo Show in P-Town Alongside Varla's New Solo Show SUPERSPREADER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Producer Mark Cortale has announced the opening of two shows for summer-long runs in Provincetown, starting this month. First, drag comedy legend Varla Jean Merman premiered her new comedy show Superspreader on July 9 which will run until September 12 poolside at the Crown & Anchor, featuring Gerald Goode at the piano.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Releases Open Letter on Racial Justice to  Photo Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Releases Open Letter on Racial Justice to Colleagues in the Field
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society today released an open letter on racial justice to their colleagues in the field.

Alley Theatre's 2020-21 Season to Include CLUE, Duncan Sheik's NOIR, and More! Photo Alley Theatre's 2020-21 Season to Include CLUE, Duncan Sheik's NOIR, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2020

The Alley Theatre has announced its 74th season for 2020-21, which includes the previously announced Clue, the world premiere of Duncan Sheik's new show, Noir, and more!

See the Ways That Hartford Theaters Are Connecting With Audiences Online Photo See the Ways That Hartford Theaters Are Connecting With Audiences Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

The Hartford Courant has shared the ways in the leading theaters in Hartford are coming together to bring online streaming content to audiences while theaters are dark.

World Premiere of SIMONA'S SEARCH, FRANKENSTEIN, and More Announced for Hartford Stag Photo World Premiere of SIMONA'S SEARCH, FRANKENSTEIN, and More Announced for Hartford Stage 2020/2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020

Hartford Stage has announced its 2020/2021 season.

Philadelphia Stars Fill The Walnut Stage For Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN Photo Philadelphia Stars Fill The Walnut Stage For Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Announced for The Rep 2020-2021 Season Lineup Photo LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Announced for The Rep 2020-2021 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis announces a dynamic new set of shows for its 2020-2021 season designed to delight, excite and engage theatregoers like never before.

Darko Tresnjak Will Direct Premiere of Duncan Sheik & Kyle Jarrow's NOIR at Houston's Photo Darko Tresnjak Will Direct Premiere of Duncan Sheik & Kyle Jarrow's NOIR at Houston's Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

The Tony® Award-winning Alley Theatre and Artistic Director Rob Melrose has just announced five productions as a part of the 74th season. Subscription renewals for the 2020-21 Alley Theatre season are on sale now. New subscriptions will be on sale May 18, 2020 at alleytheatre.org.

Ford's Theatre Has Announced Their 2020-2021 Season Photo Ford's Theatre Has Announced Their 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2020-2021 season will include: Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael Wilson and featuring Nancy Robinette; the D.C.-premiere of a new play based on the real-life friendship of contralto Marian Anderson and physicist Albert Einstein titled My Lord, What a Night, written by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Sheldon Epps; the musical Man of La Mancha, featuring Kevin McAllister and directed by Stephen Rayne; and A Christmas Carol featuring Craig Wallace in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the fifth year.

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