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Young Vic Extends JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Photo Young Vic Extends JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2019

The Young Vic today announces an extension, due to popular demand, of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train. The critically-acclaimed production, directed by Kate Hewitt, now runs until Saturday 6 April, and will include a Relaxed Performance on Wednesday 3 April.

Photo Flash: First Look at Young Vic's JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Young Vic's JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019

With the Young Vic's recent run of critical-success including The Convert currently running at Young Vic, The Inheritance at the Noel Coward Theatre and The Jungle now playing at St Ann's Warehouse in New York, Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, today announces the full cast for Stephen Adly Guirgis' Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, directed by Kate Hewitt in the Main House, and April de Angelis' Wild East, directed by recipient of Genesis Future Directors Award, Lekan Lawal, in The Clare.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Young Vic's JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Young Vic's JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2019

For Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, Kate Hewitt directs Oberon K. A. Adjepong (Lucius Jenkins), Matthew Douglas (D'Amico), Dervla Kirwan (Mary Jane Hanrahan), Ukweli Roach (Angel Cruz) and Joplin Sibtain (Valdez). The production previews from 14 February, with a Press Night on 20 February, and runs until 30 March.

Casting Update For Young Vic's Productions Of JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN and WILD EAS Photo Casting Update For Young Vic's Productions Of JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN and WILD EAST
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2019

With the Young Vic's recent run of critical-success including The Convert currently running at Young Vic, The Inheritance at the Noel Coward Theatre and The Jungle now playing at St Ann's Warehouse in New York, Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, today announces the full cast for Stephen Adly Guirgis' Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, directed by Kate Hewitt in the Main House, and April de Angelis' Wild East, directed by recipient of Genesis Future Directors Award, Lekan Lawal, in The Clare.

BWW Review: In Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, Shaping Memories Is A Part of Healing Photo BWW Review: In Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, Shaping Memories Is A Part of Healing
by Michael Dale - Nov 13, 2018

For those of us of a certain age, the phrase "good grief" has been a part of our vocabulary since childhood as simply an expression of exasperation, thanks to the influence of Charles Schulz and his Peanuts gang.

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of GOOD GRIEF Photo Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of GOOD GRIEF
by Walter McBride - Oct 29, 2018

The New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's Good Grief, directed by Awoye Timpo, just opened at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street).

AUDELCO Announces Viv Award Nominations, CARMEN JONES Leads Photo AUDELCO Announces Viv Award Nominations, CARMEN JONES Leads
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2018

AUDELCO has announced the nominees for their 2018 'Viv' Awards, honoring Black Theatre in New York City.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Vineyard's GOOD GRIEF Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the Vineyard's GOOD GRIEF
by Julie Musbach - Oct 26, 2018

Get a first look below at the New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo, currently in previews and opening at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) on Tuesday, October 30.

GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre Photo GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2018

The New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo, will begin performances the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) on Thursday, October 11.  Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 30th.

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Vineyard Theatre's GOOD GRIEF Meets the Press Photo Photo Coverage: The Cast of Vineyard Theatre's GOOD GRIEF Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Sep 14, 2018

Vineyard Theatre presents New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's Good Grief, directed by Awoye Timpo. The cast met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below!

Final Casting Announced For Vineyard's GOOD GRIEF Photo Final Casting Announced For Vineyard's GOOD GRIEF
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2018

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce complete cast for the New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo. Performances will begin at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) Thursday, October 11 with opening night set for Tuesday, October 30th.

The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and  Photo The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and Plays
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference.

TFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALE Photo TFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALE
by Julie Musbach - Feb 26, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the full cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays March 13-April 15, 2018, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District.

BWW Review:  Ngozi Anyanwu's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN Considers The Boundaries of Self-Re Photo BWW Review: Ngozi Anyanwu's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN Considers The Boundaries of Self-Reinvention
by Michael Dale - Feb 4, 2018

Sentimental stories of adults returning to their childhood homes to face the demons of the past after achieving success far, far away are a staple of popular entertainment, and though Ngozi Anyanwu's engaging contribution to the genre, The Homecoming Queen, adds nothing surprising, the elegant storytelling, packaged in director Awoye Timpo's superb production, contributes to a very fine theatrical venture.

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOMECOMING Q Photo Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOMECOMING QUEEN!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 23, 2018

Ngozi Anyanwu's The Homecoming Queen officially opened just last night at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2. The production, which is directed by Awoye Timpo, will play a limited engagement through Sunday, February 11, 2018.

Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic Theater Company's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic Theater Company's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2018

Photos have been released for Ngozi Anyanwu's The Homecoming Queen at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2. Check them out below!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic Theater Company Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of The Homecoming Queen, written by Ngozi Anyanwu and directed by Awoye Timpo. The Homecoming Queen begins previews Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 and will open Monday, January 22nd for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 11th, 2018 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Segun Akande & More will Star in HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic T Photo Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Segun Akande & More will Star in HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic Theater Company
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has just announced casting for the world premiere production of The Homecoming Queen, written by Ngozi Anyanwu and directed by Awoye Timpo.

Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE Opens Tonight Off-Broadway Photo Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

The New York Premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play inspired by true stories of people living on the autism spectrum, written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris, and directed by Andy Paris, opens tonight, November 2nd, at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture.

Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE Begins Previews Tonight Off-Broadway Photo Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE Begins Previews Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Previews begin tonight (Wednesday, October 25) for the New York Premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play inspired by true stories of people living on the autism spectrum, written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris, and directed by Andy Paris.

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