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The Old Globe and La Jolla Playhouse to Co-Sponsor San Diego Rep 'We Are Listening' Photo The Old Globe and La Jolla Playhouse to Co-Sponsor San Diego Rep 'We Are Listening'
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2020

The leadership teams of San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP), The Old Globe and La Jolla Playhouse announced today a new partnership between the three theatres to co-sponsor San Diego REP's successful series, a?oeWe Are Listening,a?? a live online salon about Black artists' experiences in the theatre industry hosted and curated by San Diego REP's Development Coordinator Ahmed K. Dents.

BWW Review: LAG Reminds Us to Breathe Photo BWW Review: LAG Reminds Us to Breathe
by Ashley Elliott - Jun 7, 2020

This show is such a good vessel for the message that reminds us to inhale and exhale, despite the fact that 'our whole lives are lagging.'

VIDEO: Out of Hand Theater Presents LAG: A Zoomsical Comedy Photo VIDEO: Out of Hand Theater Presents LAG: A Zoomsical Comedy
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2020

Out of Hand Theater presented Lag: A Zoomsical Comedy online!

Out Of Hand Theater Presents World Premiere of LAG, an Original Zoomsical Photo Out Of Hand Theater Presents World Premiere of LAG, an Original Zoomsical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020

During this current time of uncertainty, Out of Hand Theater will present a new and exciting surprise addition to their current season. An original Zoomsical! -- a 10-minute, musical comedy featuring 8 new songs composed for and performed on Zoom.

Out Of Hand Hosts Atlanta Theater Dinner: A Conversation About Race And Equity Photo Out Of Hand Hosts Atlanta Theater Dinner: A Conversation About Race And Equity
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020

Out of Hand will produce Atlanta Theater Dinner, a facilitated conversation about race and equity in the Atlanta Theater community launched by an original short play created for the event. Atlanta Theater Dinner will be held on February 10, 2020 at 6:30pm in partnership with One Small Change/Both And. The evening will be hosted by The Bakery in their brand-new space in Underground Atlanta, New Square, at 76 Wall Street SW.

Photo Flash: Horizon Theatre Company Presents HOW BLACK MOTHERS SAY I LOVE YOU Photo Photo Flash: Horizon Theatre Company Presents HOW BLACK MOTHERS SAY I LOVE YOU
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 13, 2018

Second in Horizon's New American Dreams Series, How Black Mothers Say I Love You is a powerful, funny and touching tale of a Jamaican mother and her daughters back home together - laughing, shouting and searching for love. How Black Mothers Say I Love You makes its U.S. premiere at Horizon Theatre Company with an all-star cast and creative team, with performances beginning July 13. Ottawa Tonite says, "Playwright Trey Anthony's love letter written to those women in her family that had to leave their children behind has both a whimsical and a hard edge to it. This play is good - standing ovation good.  Sweet, touching and funny, ample in its raw emotion, How Black Mothers Say I Love You can't help but work its way into your heart." The play is sponsored by the family and friends of Denise McLaughlin in honor of her milestone birthday.   Performances begin July 13 and run through August 26 (press opening on July 13) on the intimate Horizon Theatre stage in Little Five Points/Inman Park.

FREAKY FRIDAY, SUMMER & More Earn San Diego Craig Noel Nominations Photo FREAKY FRIDAY, SUMMER & More Earn San Diego Craig Noel Nominations
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2018

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 16th annual Craig Noel Awards for Theatrical Excellence, which will be presented in a ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018, at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego.

BWW Review: 17 for 2017: The Best Shows & Performances of the Year in the Tampa-St. P Photo BWW Review: 17 for 2017: The Best Shows & Performances of the Year in the Tampa-St. Petersburg Area
by Peter Nason - Dec 26, 2017

A look back at the very best local productions that 2017 had to offer.

BWW Review: BLACK PEARL SINGS Photo BWW Review: BLACK PEARL SINGS
by E.H. Reiter - Dec 4, 2017

BLACK PEARL SINGS at the San Diego Repertory Theatre, is a story of Pearl and Susannah, two women who are opposites in every way that find a path to their goals through history and music. This production is a beautiful play that is enhanced by the songs that are woven through it.

Synchronicity Theatre Announces Winners of 2017-18 'STRIPPED BARE' Project Photo Synchronicity Theatre Announces Winners of 2017-18 'STRIPPED BARE' Project
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Atlanta's Synchronicity Theatre has announced the three works that will be produced as part of this season's Stripped Bare: Arts Incubator Project.

San Diego Rep Announces Cast of BLACK PEARL SINGS! Photo San Diego Rep Announces Cast of BLACK PEARL SINGS!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced details for the fourth production of its 42nd season, Black Pearl Sings! This intimate play with music, from playwright Frank Higgins, will be helmed by Thomas W. Jones II. Black Pearl Sings! begins on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 and plays through Sunday, December 17, 2017 with an opening night on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Lyceum Space Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza.

BWW Review: Minka Wiltz Sizzles in the World Premiere of Natalie Symons' NAMING TRUE at Urbanite Theatre
by Peter Nason - Jun 30, 2017

Following the success of 'The Buffalo Kings' and 'Lark Eden,' Symons once again is in top form with NAMING TRUE.

BWW Review: NAMING TRUE at Urbanite Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Jun 19, 2017

Urbanite Theatre Premiers Naming True

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE TEMPLE BOMBING World Premiere at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Atlanta's Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre presents the world premiere The Temple Bombing, written and directed by Jimmy Maize. A new play about the event that rocked Atlanta from Peachtree Street to Auburn Avenue, The Temple Bombing recounts the 1958 attack on The Temple, Atlanta's oldest synagogue, which bolstered local and national support for dramatic social change. The Temple Bombing will have its world premiere on the Alliance Stage from February 22 - March 12, 2017. Opening night is March 1, 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE TEMPLE BOMBING World Premiere at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Atlanta's Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre presents the world premiere The Temple Bombing, written and directed by Jimmy Maize. A new play about the event that rocked Atlanta from Peachtree Street to Auburn Avenue, The Temple Bombing recounts the 1958 attack on The Temple, Atlanta's oldest synagogue, which bolstered local and national support for dramatic social change. The Temple Bombing will have its world premiere on the Alliance Stage from February 22 - March 12, 2017. Opening night is March 1, 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with David de Vries and More for A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

A Christmas Carol, Alliance Theatre's annual holiday gift to Atlanta, returns for its 27th season, November 25 - December 24, 2016. The most heartwarming story of the season comes to life with holiday carols, stunning stage magic, and your favorite Atlanta actors. Directed by Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, A Christmas Carol has become a tradition for many families around the southeast. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with David de Vries and More for A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

A Christmas Carol, Alliance Theatre's annual holiday gift to Atlanta, returns for its 27th season, November 25 - December 24, 2016. The most heartwarming story of the season comes to life with holiday carols, stunning stage magic, and your favorite Atlanta actors. Directed by Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, A Christmas Carol has become a tradition for many families around the southeast. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

BWW Review: 'DA KINK IN MY HAIR Uplifts Atlanta
by Courtnee Miles - Jul 18, 2016

As I'm conditioning my hair and applying every essential oil known to man on my scalp, I am reflecting on the production I saw yesterday evening. I had the pleasure of seeing 'da Kink in My Hair at the Horizon Theatre in Atlanta. The play was nothing short of amazing.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with 'DA KINK IN MY HAIR at Horizon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

From long-running international sell-outs to a TV show, 'DA KINK IN MY HAIR by Trey Anthony sweeps into Horizon Theatre in Atlanta this summer beginning tonight, July 15. A musical sensation, 'da Kink tells of love, hope, survival and redemption through eight women's trials and celebrations. Winner of 4 NAACP Theatre Awards and named Critics Choice by the London Evening Standard, 'DA KINK IN MY HAIR will move, inspire and delight. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below!

Alliance Theatre's TUCK EVERLASTING and BULL DURHAM, Will Swenson & More Among Nominees for Atlanta's 2015 Suzi Bass Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

This evening, Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2014-2015 Atlanta professional theatrical season. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Horizon Theatre. Guest announcers included the ladies of The Weird Sisters Theatre Project: Kelly Criss, Veronika Duerr, Jaclyn Hofmann, Tiffany Porter, and Megan Rose.

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