California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With The World Premiere Of HOUSE OF JOYCalifornia Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With The World Premiere Of HOUSE OF JOY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with the world premiere of House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar as part of their New Classics Initiative; playing August 14 through September 1, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, August 14.  (more...)

Theater Alliance Produces the World Premiere of KLYTMNESTRA Beginning May 21stTheater Alliance Produces the World Premiere of KLYTMNESTRA Beginning May 21st
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Theater Alliance closes its Season 16 with Klytmnestra: An Epic Slam Poem by two-time Helen Hayes Award nominee Dane Figueroa Edidi.  (more...)

BWW Review: TINY HOUSES Gets Built Saying A Lot About Life And Needs In World Premiere At Cleveland Play HouseBWW Review: TINY HOUSES Gets Built Saying A Lot About Life And Needs In World Premiere At Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Mar 31, 2019

In 1906, San Francisco had an intense earthquake and resulting fires. Little did my newly immigrant grandfather know that when he went to build 'shacks' in the city by the bay, that he would be part of what has recently become a new trend-building 'Little Houses.' He constructed many 200 square feet or less temporary homes, some of which became permanent residences. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Offers World Premiere Of TINY HOUSESCleveland Play House Offers World Premiere Of TINY HOUSES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Cleveland Play House (CPH), announces the World Premiere of Tiny Houses, a new comedy by Chelsea Marcantel, to be performed March 23rd-April 14th  in the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square.  The production is directed by CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley and is a co-production with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, (more...)

Meany Center's Creative Fellowships Initiative Announces Full RosterMeany Center's Creative Fellowships Initiative Announces Full Roster
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The University of Washington has announced the complete roster of artists who have been selected as Creative Research Fellows as part of its first three-year Creative Fellowships Initiative. Funded by a $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the interdisciplinary initiative will advance the field of performing arts by supporting artists in the development of new works and by integrating the performing arts disciplines into a broader context academically, artistically, and socially. (more...)

Valencia College To Host Reading Of Ancient Greek Drama About Refugee CrisisValencia College To Host Reading Of Ancient Greek Drama About Refugee Crisis
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

On Feb. 21, Valencia College's West Campus will host a dramatic reading of "The Suppliants" by Aeschylus, an ancient Greek drama centered around a chorus of 50 female refugees seeking asylum in the city of Argos. As internal struggle rocks Argos and its citizens debate whether to receive the refugees, the group of women await the decision of their collective fate. The reading will be followed by a discussion on themes addressed in the text. (more...)

Town Hall Discussion On Rape Culture to Be Hosted By NewYorkRepTown Hall Discussion On Rape Culture to Be Hosted By NewYorkRep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

In anticipation of White Ribbon day, also known as the International Day for the eradication of violence against women, NewYorkRep will present a staged reading and town hall discussion of A BAD NIGHT, a new docu-drama co-written by Nicole Pandolfo and Amy E. Witting, at Playwrights Horizons, this Sunday November 18that 12:00pm and 3:00pm. Markus Potteris set to direct. (more...)

2019 Brooklyn College MFA Playwright Readings Come to The Tank2019 Brooklyn College MFA Playwright Readings Come to The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

The 2019 MFA Playwriting students at Brooklyn College - Tanya Everett, Eri Nox, Arika Larson and Cherry Lou Sy - will be presenting readings of their full-length plays. All shows will be at The Tank on Wednesdays and Fridays at 3 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ed Lin Celebrates '99 Ways To Die' Book Release At MOCAPhoto Flash: Ed Lin Celebrates '99 Ways To Die' Book Release At MOCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York was abuzz last Thursday when critical darling Ed Lin celebrated the release of his latest mystery, 99 Ways to Die (Soho Crime), featuring an evening of Taiwanese street snacks, a book signing, music and a raffle. (more...)

BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman Theatre lead by Janet Dacal, Richard Todd Adams, and Carlos LopezBWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman Theatre lead by Janet Dacal, Richard Todd Adams, and Carlos Lopez
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 19, 2018

Northport's gorgeous John W. Engeman Theatre does it again with a stellar showing of theatre staple Man Of La Mancha, the second show of their dazzling 12th Season. This incarnation of the Tony winner, running through October 28th, is excellently directed by Peter Flynn and boasts an extraordinary cast. Long Island is certainly lucky to have this production lead by Broadway vets Janet Dacal, Richard Todd Adams, and Carlos Lopez. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman TheaterPhoto Flash: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MAN OF LA MANCHA Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater NorthportPhoto Coverage: MAN OF LA MANCHA Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 16, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

New Play RADIO GALAXY to Hold Reading Starring Joey McIntyre, Lesli Margherita and MoreNew Play RADIO GALAXY to Hold Reading Starring Joey McIntyre, Lesli Margherita and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Radio Galaxy, a new play by Michele Aldin Kushner, will be performed at invitation-only readings on Thursday, September 27 at 11am and 3pm and Friday, September 28 at 2pmat the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street). Radio Galaxy is directed by Mark Waldrop and produced by Margot Astrachan.  (more...)

Richard Todd Adams, Janet Dacal, and More Lead MAN OF LA MANCHA in NorthportRichard Todd Adams, Janet Dacal, and More Lead MAN OF LA MANCHA in Northport
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

Ma Yi Theater Company Announces Its 2018-19 SeasonMa Yi Theater Company Announces Its 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Ma-Yi Theater Company - which has had a breakout season with the award-winning success of the musical KPOP, and recently with Mike Lew's new play TEENAGE DICK (at The Public Theater) - announces its 2018-19 season of new works, according to the company's Producing Artistic Director, Ralph B. Peña.  Among the offerings will be world-premieres of plays that have been created and developed through Ma-Yi's celebrated Writers Lab, which has the distinction of being a primary incubator of new Asian American theater and the largest collective of Asian-American playwrights in the world.  (more...)

BWW Review: MERCY at NJ Rep is a Poignant New Play Excellently PresentedBWW Review: MERCY at NJ Rep is a Poignant New Play Excellently Presented
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 20, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) is now presenting the world premiere of Adam Szymkowicz's Mercy through July 14. With excellent direction by Gail Winar, the show features a cast that makes this dark comedy totally absorbing. (more...)

TEENAGE DICK Extends and Announces TalkBack SeriesTEENAGE DICK Extends and Announces TalkBack Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with The Public Theater, is pleased to announce a two-week extension of TEENAGE DICK. The world premiere play by Mike Lew will now play through Sunday, July 29, 2018. (It was previously announced to close on Sunday, July 15). (more...)

Photo Flash: New Jersey Repertory Company Presents MERCY Beginning Next WeekPhoto Flash: New Jersey Repertory Company Presents MERCY Beginning Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch is proud to present the world premiere of Adam Szymkowicz's 'Mercy' June 14 thru July 15. This comic-drama is directed by Gail Winar and stars Christopher Daftsios, Dan Grimaldi, Nandita Shenoy, and Jacob A. Ware.  (more...)

BWW Interview:  Playwright Adam Szymkowicz and MERCY at NJ Rep 6/14 to 7/15BWW Interview: Playwright Adam Szymkowicz and MERCY at NJ Rep 6/14 to 7/15
by Marina Kennedy - May 30, 2018

NJ Rep is proud to present the world premiere of Adam Szymkowicz's Mercy from June 14 through July 15. This surprisingly funny, dark comedy is directed by Gail Winar, and stars Christopher Daftsios, Dan Grimaldi, Nandita Shenoy, and Jacob A. Ware. (more...)

Lineup For 3rd Annual Women In Theatre Festival AnnouncedLineup For 3rd Annual Women In Theatre Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Project Y Theatre Company presents the 3rd Annual WOMEN IN THEATRE FESTIVAL from May 30 - June 24 at IRT Theatre (154 Christopher Street, between Washington & Greenwich Streets in the West Village). The Festival seeks to broaden the opportunities for women in the entertainment industry by producing new work by women with more than 50% female representation of all artists involved. (more...)

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