Seven Global Theatre Artists Convene At Sundance Institute Playwrights & Composers Retreat At Ucross Foundation Seven Global Theatre Artists Convene At Sundance Institute Playwrights & Composers Retreat At Ucross Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Seven theatre artists have gathered for the nineteenth annual Sundance Institute Playwrights & Composers Retreat at Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, currently underway from February 5 to February 23, 2018. Designed to support theatrical writing in its earliest stages, the residency is dedicated to uninhibited creativity, peer mentorship and professional growth. (more...)

HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Opens Tonight at Vineyard Theatre HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Opens Tonight at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Vineyard Theatre presents the world premiere production of Harry Clarke by Obie Award-winner David Cale (LILLIAN), directed by Obie Award-winner Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) and starring Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight, Vineyard's THE METAL CHILDREN), extended through December 10. The production launches Vineyard Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season, opening tonight, November 21. (more...)

Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

Magic Theatre announced today the complete cast of Barbara Hammond's World Premiere The Eva Trilogy. (more...)

HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Extends at Vineyard Theatre HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Extends at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the world premiere production of Harry Clarke by Obie Award-winner David Cale (LILLIAN), directed by Obie Award-winner Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) and starring Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight, Vineyard's THE METAL CHILDREN) will extend through December 10. (more...)

Photo Flash: Magic Theatre presents THE EVA TRILOGY Photo Flash: Magic Theatre presents THE EVA TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Barbara Hammond's World Premiere The Eva Trilogy. Previews begin on Thursday, October 19 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location, with a press opening on Saturday, October 28. The production is helmed by Magic's Artistic Director Loretta Greco. Tickets are on-sale now, and subscriptions to Magic Theatre's 2017-2018 Season are also available. (more...)

Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes' NEVERMORE Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes' NEVERMORE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere musical NEVERMORE The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, the moving life story of the iconic American writer told through haunting music, poetic storytelling and stunning stagecraft, with book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Christenson. (more...)

Shaina Taub Honored with The Ziegfeld Club's 2017 Emerging Composer Grant Shaina Taub Honored with The Ziegfeld Club's 2017 Emerging Composer Grant
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

The Ziegfeld Club, Inc., one of New York City's first performing arts charities to benefit women, has announced that Lucile Lortel Award-Nominee Shaina Taub (Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812) has been named the recipient of the third annual Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award (BBZA). (more...)

Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Magic Theatre announced today the complete cast of Barbara Hammond's World Premiere The Eva Trilogy. (more...)

New BENNY & JOON Musical Begins Tonight at The Old Globe New BENNY & JOON Musical Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Old Globe presents the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. Based on the beloved 1993 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil, Benny & Joon is directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of New York's Transport Group. (more...)

BWW Review: Sound Theatre Company's GOBLIN MARKET a Feast for the Eyes and Ears BWW Review: Sound Theatre Company's GOBLIN MARKET a Feast for the Eyes and Ears
by Amelia Reynolds - Aug 16, 2017

'Goblin Market' is a macabre fairytale about two women struggling to fight against temptation. Based on the narrative poem by Christina Rossetti, this one-act musical is a world-premiere written by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon. As a musical production, 'Goblin Market' tells the bulk of the narrative through song, living in this space between being a musical and an opera that makes for an elegant and evocative body of work. (more...)

SHOCKHEADED PETER and 'NEVERMORE' Slated for Black Button Eyes' 2017-18 Season SHOCKHEADED PETER and 'NEVERMORE' Slated for Black Button Eyes' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce its 2017-18 season, kicking off in late summer 2017 with the Chicago storefront premiere of SHOCKHEADED PETER, the silly and sinister musical based on Heinrich Hoffmann's popular German children's book The Struwwelpeter. (more...)

Sound Theatre Company to Close 2017 Season with Victorian Poem-Inspired GOBLIN MARKET Sound Theatre Company to Close 2017 Season with Victorian Poem-Inspired GOBLIN MARKET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Sound Theatre Company presents GOBLIN MARKET a musical based on the poem by Victorian era poet Christina Rossetti, by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon. (more...)

Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set! Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Sound Theatre Company to Close 2017 Season with Victorian Poem-Inspired GOBLIN MARKET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Sound Theatre Company presents GOBLIN MARKET a musical based on the poem by Victorian era poet Christina Rossetti, by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon. (more...)

Women in Theater News for Summer 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Jul 12, 2017

Connecticut and the O'Neill Theater Center in the Spotlight of This Summer's News for Women in Theater (more...)

Sarasota Opera Joins National Consortium
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Sarasota Opera has joined forces with six opera companies nationwide to create a new commissioning initiative entitled Opera for All Voices: Stories of our Time. This new venture is committed to telling wide-ranging stories that resonate with audiences regardless of age or prior experience with opera. Selected works will be co-commissioned and co-produced with other participating companies including Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Minnesota Opera, San Francisco Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and Seattle Opera. (more...)

Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes' SHOCKHEADED PETER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago storefront premiere of SHOCKHEADED PETER, the silly and sinister musical based on Heinrich Hoffmann's popular German children's book The Struwwelpeter. (more...)

Terrence Mann Will Host CT Critics Circle Awards
by Lauren Yarger - May 13, 2017

Terrence Mann Hosts the 27th annual CT Critics Circle Awards June 26 at the Edgerton Center for the Arts in Fairfield. (more...)

BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

SHOCKHEADED PETER and 'NEVERMORE' Slated for Black Button Eyes' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce its 2017-18 season, kicking off in late summer 2017 with the Chicago storefront premiere of SHOCKHEADED PETER, the silly and sinister musical based on Heinrich Hoffmann's popular German children's book The Struwwelpeter. (more...)

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