Naomi Iizuka News

Victory Gardens & Emerald City Theatre Announce 'Play Pals' Workshop DatesVictory Gardens & Emerald City Theatre Announce 'Play Pals' Workshop Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater and Emerald City Theatre will continue to provide Play Pals, a theater experience for the whole family, throughout the 2017-2018 Season. During designated matinees, children ages 4-11 will engage in critically-acclaimed theater education workshops from Emerald City Theatre while their parents attend performances at Victory Gardens Theater. (more...)

SDSU Opens Theatre Season with ANONY(MOUS) by Naomi IizukaSDSU Opens Theatre Season with ANONY(MOUS) by Naomi Iizuka
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The SDSU School of Theatre, Television, and Film opens its 2017 fall season with Anon(ymous), a play by Naomi Iizuka based on Homer's classic Greek poem The Odyssey. Anon(ymous) runs Friday, September 29 - Sun. October 8 at San Diego State University's Experimental Theatre. Director is Randy Reinholz. Tickets and information available at theatre.sdsu.edu. (more...)

ANON(YMOUS), Symphony by the Sea and More Set for Arts Alive SDSU's Fall SeasonANON(YMOUS), Symphony by the Sea and More Set for Arts Alive SDSU's Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Arts Alive SDSU has announced the Fall 2017 Signature performing arts events designed to showcase and increase awareness of the range and quality of arts performances and programs at San Diego State University. (more...)

Playhouse Off the Hill Tour Begins with a Flash 9/30Playhouse Off the Hill Tour Begins with a Flash 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's popular Off the Hill touring series returns Sept. 30 with THE LAST FIREFLY. The fantastical story combining Japanese fairy tales and folklore runs through Oct. 29 at community centers and schools across the region, from Burlington to Price Hill to Mariemont and at Memorial Hall in Over-the-Rhine. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater presents FADE by Tanya SarachoVictory Gardens Theater presents FADE by Tanya Saracho
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 43rd season with Fade, a co - production with Teatro Vista, written by Tanya Saracho and directed by Sandra Marquez. Fade runs November 4 - December 23, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

CTG's CHISME Y QUESO Community Events to Return to Boyle HeightsCTG's CHISME Y QUESO Community Events to Return to Boyle Heights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Center Theatre Group will host the second season of Chisme y Queso with six community events at Eastside Luv Wine Bar in Boyle Heights, located at 1835 E. First St, Los Angeles, CA 90033. (more...)

Out of the Box Theatrics Announces Cast of NEXUSOut of the Box Theatrics Announces Cast of NEXUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Elizabeth Flemming and Out of the Box Theatrics is proud to announce the new reading series Building the Box. (more...)

United Solo Festival - EVERYONE'S A HERO WITH SOMEBODY ELSE'S TIT this OctoberUnited Solo Festival - EVERYONE'S A HERO WITH SOMEBODY ELSE'S TIT this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Everyone's a Hero With Somebody Else's Tit will have its World Premiere at the 8th Annual United Solo festival on Sunday, October 8 at 6:00 pm.  (more...)

Spend an Evening with FUN HOME Composer Jeanine Tesori at Victory Gardens TheaterSpend an Evening with FUN HOME Composer Jeanine Tesori at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces the one-night-only special event, An Evening with Tony Award-Winning Composer Jeanine Tesori. The event will be held on Monday, September 25 at 7:30 pm at the Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Out of the Box Theatrics Announces New 'Building the Box' Reading SeriesOut of the Box Theatrics Announces New 'Building the Box' Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Elizabeth Flemming and Out of the Box Theatrics has announced the new reading series Building the Box. (more...)

Casting Announced for FUN HOME, FADE, 'BREACH' and DOING IT at Victory GardensCasting Announced for FUN HOME, FADE, 'BREACH' and DOING IT at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, under the direction of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces complete casting for its upcoming productions. (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This WeekFOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Previews begin this Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House).  (more...)

Cast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with AutismCast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with Autism
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Tectonic Theater Project has announced casting for the New York premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum, which the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theater (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The work is written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVETLantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. Longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier will direct a cast that includes Tony Award nominee Forrest McClendon as Ira Aldridge, with David Bardeen, Damon Bonetti, Liz Filios, Adam Hammet, David Pica, Ebony Pullum, and Lauren Sowa. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVETLantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Opens Season with BARBECUESan Francisco Playhouse Opens Season with BARBECUE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) opens its fifteenth season with the Bay Area premiere of Barbecue by Robert O'Hara. In an unusual artistic feat, Margo Hall will direct and also act in the play. (more...)

Lauren Yee's IN A WORD Gets SoCal Premiere at Chance TheaterLauren Yee's IN A WORD Gets SoCal Premiere at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the sixth show of our 2017 season… in a word. Written by former Chance Theater Resident Playwright Lauren Yee, in a word has received numerous awards and was recently named a New York Times Critic's Pick. Directed by Jocelyn A. Brown, in a word will preview from September 8 through September 15; regular performances will begin September 16 and continue through October 8 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery for First Preview of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAYPlaywrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery for First Preview of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Monday, August 7 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY (more...)

Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park Presents GOOD KIDSBreakthrough Theatre of Winter Park Presents GOOD KIDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2017

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the Naomi Iizuka dramatic play, 'Good Kids' from August 4-13, 2017. (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Casting for 2017 IGNITION Festival of New PlaysVictory Gardens Announces Casting for 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon. (more...)

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