Philadelphia Theatre Company News

 
Keen Co Announces Cast for MOLLY SWEENEYKeen Co Announces Cast for MOLLY SWEENEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the cast for the first play of the new season, Keen's 20th: Paul O'Brien, Pamela Sabaugh and Tommy Schrider will star in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney directed by Mr. Silverstein.  (more...)

Theatre Horizon Appoints Nell Bang-Jensen As New Artistic DirectorTheatre Horizon Appoints Nell Bang-Jensen As New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Theatre Horizon, a professional theatre company located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that arts leader and theater director Nell Bang-Jensen will join the company as Theatre Horizon's new Artistic Director. Current Artistic Director and co-founder Erin Reilly will transition to a new fundraising role at Theatre Horizon. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth To Star In A SMALL FIRE At Philadelphia Theatre CompanyBebe Neuwirth To Star In A SMALL FIRE At Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off the 2019-2020 season with a bang. For the company's 45th season, Producing Artistic Director Paige Price and Managing Director Emily Zeck are excited to welcome two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth to star in their season opener, the Philadelphia premiere of Adam Bock's raucous, funny and unexpectedly touching A Small Fire. (more...)

Stuart Carden Named New Artistic Director of KCRep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2019

Scott Hall, Chair of the Board of Directors of Kansas City Repertory Theatre (KCRep); and Barbara Bichelmeyer, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC); announce that Stuart Carden has been selected as the next Artistic Director of KCRep after a comprehensive, nationwide search. (more...)

Meet the Cast of the FROZEN National Tour!Meet the Cast of the FROZEN National Tour!
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 23, 2019

The cold never bothered them, anyway! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the first national tour of the Tony-nominated musical Frozen has found its citizens of Arendelle, from Anna and Elsa to Hans and Kristoff. To prepare you to let the storm rage on, we're getting to know the production's cast, including Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler, F. Michael Haynie, Austin Colby, and more! (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces Nominees For The 2019 BARRYMORE AWARDSTheatre Philadelphia Announces Nominees For The 2019 BARRYMORE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Theatre Philadelphia, the non-profit organization that promotes and celebrates theatre across the Philadelphia region, has announced this year's nominees for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre.  (more...)

Master Class With Kathleen Turner Announced As Part Of Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival ProgramMaster Class With Kathleen Turner Announced As Part Of Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

General public tickets are now on sale for a one-day-only Master Class exploring the craft of acting taught by Kathleen Turner, a living legend of the stage and screen. (more...)

Children's Programming Announced for Philadelphia Fringe FestivalChildren's Programming Announced for Philadelphia Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

A young bully goat and a wise old goat with magic dust take to the stage in the children's show Billy the Baaadly Behaving Bully Goat: The Musical as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, September 7-22 at Nest (1301 Locust Street, Philadelphia).  (more...)

Cast Announced For Free Concert Reading Of The ROMEO & JULIET PROJECT At Bay Street TheaterCast Announced For Free Concert Reading Of The ROMEO & JULIET PROJECT At Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019

Bay Street Theater and Guild Hall, in association with Jamie Cesa and Bel Chiasso Entertainment present a free concert staged reading of The Romeo & Juliet Project, a new musical, featuring the music of Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, with book by Bradley Bredeweg. This FREE community event will be held in Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor, NY on August 16 and 17 at 7 pm and is the latest installment of Bay Street's ongoing Under the Stars Community Outreach Program. The performance is directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director. (more...)

Arena Stage And American University Announce Artistic Director IntensiveArena Stage And American University Announce Artistic Director Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, in association with American University, will pilot an Artistic Director Intensive Program beginning July 21, 2019. Ten new artistic directors of theaters from across the country will participate in this pioneering program. This initiative is designed to support, connect and advance new artistic directors in their demanding work. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Rodney Hicks Sing 'Watch It Fall from HART ISLANDVIDEO: Watch Rodney Hicks Sing 'Watch It Fall from HART ISLAND
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2019

The new musical HART ISLAND by Michelle Elliott and Danny Larsen (The Yellow Wood) and directed by Jerry Dixon, recently premiered at The Village Theater as a part of their New Works Program. Come From Away veteran Rodney Hicks, sings a track from the show below- his first time since being told two years ago that he wouldn't sing again because of a  Spasmodic Dysphonia diagnosis. Check out 'Watch It Fall' below! (more...)

Chester Theatre Company Stages ON THE EXHALEChester Theatre Company Stages ON THE EXHALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) presents Martín Zimmerman's On the Exhale July 25-August 4. First preview is July 25 at 2:00pm, and the opening is July 25 at 8:00pm. Written in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the play takes a unique look at the issues surrounding guns and gun violence in America. The production stars CTC Associate Artistic Director and Berkshire native Tara Franklin. (more...)

Billy Porter To Direct THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre CompanyBilly Porter To Direct THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company announced today that tickets to The Purists are now on sale to the general public. The world premiere play, directed by Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots, 'Pose' on FX), will begin performances at the South EndCalderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont St., Boston) on Friday, August 30, 2019 and will run through Sunday, September 29, 2019. (more...)

Dixon Place Presents HOT! - The 28th Annual NYC Celebration Of Queer CultureDixon Place Presents HOT! - The 28th Annual NYC Celebration Of Queer Culture
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Hailed as "The best LBGTQ Theater Festival in New York" by The Village Voice, HOT! The NYC Celebration of Queer Culture returns to Dixon Place for its 27th season. The oldest festival of its kind in the world, HOT showcases over 100 artists' most daring new work in theatre, dance, music, puppetry, literature, visual arts, and homoeroticism for the whole family! Tickets, ranging from free to $21, can be purchased from the Festival page at http://dixonplace.org/category/hot-festival/. All performances are at Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, in Manhattan's lower east side. (more...)

People's Light Presents Dominique Morisseau's MUD ROWPeople's Light Presents Dominique Morisseau's MUD ROW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

People's Light presents Mud Row, a world premiere play by recent Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau (Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations). Two generations of sisters navigate class, race, love, and family on "Mud Row," an area in the East End of West Chester, Pennsylvania. (more...)

THE PROMPTER Runs Through June 16 At Bay Street TheaterTHE PROMPTER Runs Through June 16 At Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce THE PROMPTER, the first production of the 2019 Mainstage Season, had a successful opening night on June 1. The show runs through June 16. This World Premiere stars Tovah Feldshuh (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Walking Dead, Golda's Balcony) and Wade Dooley (Jersey Boys), who is also the playwright. Single tickets on sale now or tickets can be purchased now as part of the 3-play subscription package for the 2019 Mainstage Season. Call the Box Office at 631-725-9500; open daily 11 am - showtime or log on to baystreet.org. (more...)

HOLMES AND WATSON Are On The Case At Stage WestHOLMES AND WATSON Are On The Case At Stage West
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Sherlock Holmes is dead-he died in a struggle with his nemesis, Professor Moriarty, as both went over the edge of the cliff at Reichenbach Falls.  Or did he? The plot is definitely about to thicken, as Stage West presents the regional premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher's Holmes and Watson, in a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West beginning Thursday, May 30. (more...)

Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation To Host Symposium 'Choreography In Collaboration'Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation To Host Symposium 'Choreography In Collaboration'
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), will host a symposium entitled 'Choreography in Collaboration' on Monday, June 10, 2019, from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM at SDC, 321 West 44th Street, Suite 804. (more...)

Shotgun Players Presents KILL MOVE PARADISEShotgun Players Presents KILL MOVE PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

Recently featured in a New York Times project called "Black Writers of Our Time," Philadelphia-based playwright James Ijames is an artist on everyone's A-list. His newest play, Kill Move Paradise, is a new take the Elysium of Greek antiquity. Inspired by recent events, the play is an expressionistic buzz saw through the contemporary myth that 'all lives matter. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative For Ike Holter's PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDERLa Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative For Ike Holter's PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Put Your House in Order, by acclaimed Chicago playwright Ike Holter (Lottery Day), directed by Lili-Anne Brown. The show kicks off the Playhouse's 2019/2020 season, running in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum June 2 - 30. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 94