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Review Roundup: Ms. Blakk for President at Steppenwolf Theatre; What Did The Critics  Photo Review Roundup: Ms. Blakk for President at Steppenwolf Theatre; What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre's Ms. Blakk for President is now on stage! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!

BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Kent County Theatre Guild Photo BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Kent County Theatre Guild
by Rosanne DellAversano - May 15, 2019

A musical that is both charming and heartbreaking told by two actors in a very unique way.

Tacoma Little Theatre Presents MRS. PACKARD-An Off The Shelf Staged Reading Photo Tacoma Little Theatre Presents MRS. PACKARD-An Off The Shelf Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Tacoma Little Theatre's Off the Shelf program is excited to present Emily Mann's, Mrs. Packard, directed by pug Bujeaud and featuring a some of the Pacific Northwest's finest actors.  This production will play Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 7:30pm.

FIERCELY INDEPENDENT Announces New Preview Date And New Cast Members Photo FIERCELY INDEPENDENT Announces New Preview Date And New Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Previews for the world-premiere of Kathleen K. Johnson's play FIERCELY INDEPENDENT, will now begin Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. prior to the production's opening on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m., with its new stars, CAITLIN GALLOGLY (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) and CHRISTOPHER M. SMITH (Apple Season) at Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam St.) in Manhattan. 

Sam Waterston Will Join Joshua Malina, Jeff Perry, Bellamy Young For MS. SMITH GOES T Photo Sam Waterston Will Join Joshua Malina, Jeff Perry, Bellamy Young For MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON At L.A. City Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Sam Waterston (L.A. Law, The Newsroom, Gracie and Frankie) will join Scandal co-stars Joshua Malina, Jeff Perry and Bellamy Young for a one-night only, all-star reading of Ms. Smith Goes to Washington at Los Angeles City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Bellamy Young, Joshua Malina, and More Star in MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON Photo Bellamy Young, Joshua Malina, and More Star in MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

The Fountain Theatre follows its hugely successful 2018 celebrity reading of All the President's Menwith a one-night only, all-star reading of Ms. Smith Goes to Washington, starring Bellamy Young (ABC's Scandal) in the title role, along with her Scandal co-stars Joshua Malina and Jeff Perry, with more to be announced.

Ring In 2019 At The Sheen Center! Lineup Of Events Announced Photo Ring In 2019 At The Sheen Center! Lineup Of Events Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture has announced its 2019 winter/spring season, a rich program of theater, film, music, poetry, art, and talk events featuring artists and thought leaders including Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter;Tony Award winner Lena Hall; Grammy Award-winning musician and recording artist Eileen Ivers; Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award nomineeAlexander Gemignani;and journalist and former Wall Street Journal columnist Sohrab Ahmari.

MWA Announces 2019 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients Photo MWA Announces 2019 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Vocal Arts Ensemble Releases Newest Album, 'Canticle' Photo Vocal Arts Ensemble Releases Newest Album, 'Canticle'
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble (VAE) released its first recording led by Music Director Craig Hella Johnson conducting Kile Smith's concert-length oratorio Canticle. The work was commissioned and premiered by the VAE in 2016 and recorded in January 2018. Along with Canticle, the new release also includes Mr. Smith's Alleluia. Grammy® winner Blanton Alspaugh produced the recording, which is released in Super Audio CD format on the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's Fanfare Cincinnati label.

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Cast And Creative Of ELF Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Cast And Creative Of ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse announce the cast and creative team of Elf The Musical, on stage November 28 - December 16 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

American Blues Theater Adds Ensemble Members, 'Buddy Holly' Zachary Stevenson Appoint Photo American Blues Theater Adds Ensemble Members, 'Buddy Holly' Zachary Stevenson Appointed To Artistic Affiliates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

American Blues Theater announces the addition of five new Ensemble members and one new Artistic Affiliate to the Blues family. Joining the Ensemble is director, designer and Associate Producer Elyse Dolan, who directed several works in past Ripped and Blue Ink festivals; designer Jared Gooding, lighting designer of Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story; actor Philip Earl Johnson, who is slated to appear in the upcoming Chicago premiere of Steven Dietz's On Clover Road; director Chuck Smith, director of the recent American Blues production of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West; and actress and playwright Wandachristine, who won many awards for her solo performance Beauty's Daughter. Actor Zachary Stevenson has been named an Artistic Affiliate. Stevenson recently made his Chicago debut as 'Buddy Holly' in American Blues Theater's Joseph Jefferson Award-winning musical Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story, in which he also won a Jeff Award for Performance in a Musical.

Photo Flash: Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER By David Mamet Photo Photo Flash: Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER By David Mamet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Habakkuk Theatre closes its 2018 Season with David Mamet's November, directed by Greg Kolack. The production runs October 4 - 21, 2018, at Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison, Oak Park, 60302. Press will be invited to attend over the course of opening weekend, October 6 and 7, 2018.

Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER, By David Mamet Photo Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER, By David Mamet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Habakkuk Theatre closes its 2018 Season with David Mamet's November, directed by Greg Kolack. The production runs October 4 - 21, 2018, at Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison, Oak Park, 60302. Press will be invited to attend over the course of opening weekend, October 6 and 7, 2018.

L.A. Artists And Performers To Salute Beyond Baroque's 50th At Nov. 10 Gala Photo L.A. Artists And Performers To Salute Beyond Baroque's 50th At Nov. 10 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

A historic lineup of L.A.'s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque, the city's legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary 'Bohemian Bacchanal' on Saturday, November 10.

Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER, By David Mamet Photo Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER, By David Mamet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Habakkuk Theatre closes its 2018 Season with David Mamet's November, directed by Greg Kolack. The production runs October 4 - 21, 2018, at Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison, Oak Park, 60302. Press will be invited to attend over the course of opening weekend, October 6 and 7, 2018.

Review Roundup: The National Tour Of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Photo Review Roundup: The National Tour Of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong launched its First National Tour on Wednesday September 19th in Pittsburgh. Take peek at photos from the opening performance and party and some production shots below. From Pittsburgh the tour continues on to Hartford, CT, Greenville, NC, and Nashville, TN. Check out the show's website for the full tour route. 

Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER, By David Mamet Photo Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER, By David Mamet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Habakkuk Theatre closes its 2018 Season with David Mamet's November, directed by Greg Kolack. The production runs October 4 - 21, 2018, at Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison, Oak Park, 60302. Press will be invited to attend over the course of opening weekend, October 6 and 7, 2018.

EXIT Theatre's Talk Story Festival To Bring Back Two Performers This Fall! Photo EXIT Theatre's Talk Story Festival To Bring Back Two Performers This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

The signature storytellers festival, Talk Story, brings back two performers to reprise their 2018 Festival performances. As an art form and a means of communication, storytelling is one of our deepest-rooted instincts, and thanks to the phenomenal successes of series such as Porchlight, Bawdy, and The Moth, it's enjoying a renaissance in the Bay Area and across the country. Join us this fall as we present two powerful storytellers and their unique stories, spoken straight from the heart.

BWW Review: DAVE, A World Premiere Musical at Arena Stage - Looks Like It is Destined Photo BWW Review: DAVE, A World Premiere Musical at Arena Stage - Looks Like It is Destined for Broadway
by Charles Shubow - Aug 9, 2018

Wonderful cast directed by Tina Landau is a nice diversion from presidential politics.

BWW Review: TWO BY TWO at TheatreWorks Of Southern Indiana Photo BWW Review: TWO BY TWO at TheatreWorks Of Southern Indiana
by Keith Waits - Aug 9, 2018

I can honestly say that Broadway's musical Two by Two was new to me, as was the TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana company. As I love to be introduced to productions and theater groups that are unfamiliar to me, I got two for the price of one. I know there has to be a joke in there somewhere!

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