Skeleton Rep(resents) Presents DEVICES OF TORTURE At FringeNYCSkeleton Rep(resents) Presents DEVICES OF TORTURE At FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Skeleton Rep(resents) will present Caroline Bennett's DEVICES OF TORTURE directed by Ria T. DiLullo as part of the New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC (638 Washington Street, Corner of Charles St.) October 13-22. Performances will be Saturday, October 13 at 8:45pm, Monday, October 15 at 9:45pm, Saturday, October 20 at 6:30pm, Sunday, October 21 at 5:30pm, and Monday, October 22 at 9pm. Tickets ($22) are available for advance purchase at www.FringeNYC.org. The performance will run approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission. (more...)

Two Mile Hollow Upends Dysfunctional Family Stories With An All Asian American CastTwo Mile Hollow Upends Dysfunctional Family Stories With An All Asian American Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Leah Nanako Winkler injects the dysfunctional family genre with brutality, awe and compassion through a parody coupled with moments of disorienting sincerity in Two Mile Hollow. The story of the very White Donnellys is told with an all Asian American cast and presented by Artists at Play (AAP) as part of a series of world premieres across the country, each receiving numerous critical acclaim. AAP's production of Two Mile Hollow performs Oct. 11-Nov. 4 at the Lounge Theatre. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/AAPTMH. (more...)

Geva's Fielding Studio Series Begins With FORTUNE By Deborah Zoe LauferGeva's Fielding Studio Series Begins With FORTUNE By Deborah Zoe Laufer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Geva Theatre Center's 2018-2019 Fielding Studio Series begins with Fortune, written and directed by Deborah Zoe Laufer. This production comes to Geva from the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY. The production begins performances on October 4 and runs in the Fielding Stage through October 21. (more...)

Stephen Louis Grush to Lead HENRY V at Hartford StageStephen Louis Grush to Lead HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for Henry V, which will be performed Thursday, October 11, through Sunday, November 11. Stephen Louis Grushportrays the English king. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Puts a Spin on PRIDE AND PREJUDICEPittsburgh Public Theater Puts a Spin on PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Pittsburgh Public Theater begins its 44th season with a new management team - Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski and Managing Director Lou Castelli - and the Pittsburgh premiere of Kate Hamill's innovative comedy, Pride and Prejudice. Directed by Desdemona Chiang, Pride and Prejudice runs September 27 - October 28, 2018 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Co, WP Theatre & Colt Coeur Partner to Present New Play By Rehana Lew MirzaAbingdon Theatre Co, WP Theatre & Colt Coeur Partner to Present New Play By Rehana Lew Mirza
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced the spring main stage production of their 26th season. Abingdon Theater Company teams up with WP Theater and Colt Coeur to present the world premiere of the 2017 Kilroys List play Hatefuck by Rehana Lew Mirza and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt. (more...)

Penguin Rep Closes 2018 Season With AFTER, A New Play By Author Of DANIEL'S HUSBANDPenguin Rep Closes 2018 Season With AFTER, A New Play By Author Of DANIEL'S HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Penguin Rep Theatre closes its 2018 season with the New York premiere of After, a new play by Michael McKeever, award-winning author of Daniel's Husband, September 21 through October 14 in Stony Point, New York. (more...)

Immersive FringeNYC Show TOGETHER... Transports Audience To A Support Group With Two Grieving ParentsImmersive FringeNYC Show TOGETHER... Transports Audience To A Support Group With Two Grieving Parents
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

TOGETHER WE ARE MAKING A POEM IN HONOR OF LIFE by Dean Poynor (MFA Carnegie Mellon) will be produced in NYC in October as part of FringeNYC with performances 10/14-10/28. The immersive play follows two parents, Rebecca and Brian, as they navigate a series of support group meetings following the loss of their child in a school shooting. (more...)

Rebecca Luker and Danny Burstein To Be Honored At 2018 Primary Stages GalaRebecca Luker and Danny Burstein To Be Honored At 2018 Primary Stages Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Primary Stages announced today that its 2018 Gala will take place on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at Tribeca 360º (10 Desbrosses Street), will honor Tony nominees Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins, The Music Man) and Danny Burstein (Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific); Eleanor Holtzman, trailblazing marketing executive and Primary Stages Board Member; and Jose M. Toro, Senior Director, Commercial Management, LeFrak Property Management.   (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces PRIDE AND PREJUDICETrinity Rep Announces PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Trinity Rep will open its 2018-19 Season with Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen. This classic "will they or won't they" romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy is infused with fresh vitality and hilarity in this effervescent new comedic adaptation, directed by Birgitta Victorson. (more...)

Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Lauren Yee and Jaclyn BackhausHorton Foote Prize Awarded to Lauren Yee and Jaclyn Backhaus
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Mari Marchbanks announced today the 2018 recipients of the biennial Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the late playwright, which recognizes excellence in American theater. The 2018 Prize for Outstanding New American Play, presented to a work produced in the 2016-17 or 2017-18 seasons, is awarded to Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee. The 2018 Prize for Promising New American Play, presented to a previously unproduced work, is awarded to India Pale Ale by Jaclyn Backhaus. (more...)

Casting Announced For DANIEL'S HUSBAND At Westside TheatreCasting Announced For DANIEL'S HUSBAND At Westside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

DANIEL'S HUSBAND - a new play by Michael McKeever, directed by Joe Brancato - will open this fall Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 St.), with previews beginning Thursday, October 18 prior to opening night Sunday, October 28. Ted Snowdon is the producer of this open-end, Off-Broadway engagement. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre of Note Presents MARIAN, OR THE TRUE STORY OF ROBIN HOODPhoto Flash: Theatre of Note Presents MARIAN, OR THE TRUE STORY OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2018 season with the West Coast premiere of MARIAN, OR THE TRUE TALE OF ROBIN HOOD, written by Adam Szymkowicz and directed by Christopher Johnson. (more...)

Parity Productions To Honor Winners Of The Second Annual Parity Commission For Women And Transgender PlaywrightsParity Productions To Honor Winners Of The Second Annual Parity Commission For Women And Transgender Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Theatre production company Parity Productions, a producer of new work that ensures they fill at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) on their productions with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TCNG) artists, is hosting their second Annual Parity Productions Gala on Wednesday, September 26 from 7pm-9pm at Gotham Comedy Club, honoring and announcing the winners of The Second Annual Parity Commission for Women and Transgender Playwrights. (more...)

TNC Presents The MARQUIS DU CHATELET & LAWS OF ATTRACTIONTNC Presents The MARQUIS DU CHATELET & LAWS OF ATTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival 2018 presents the World Premiere of 'MOVING  BODIES' (more...)

Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes Join Roundabout's TRUE WEST; Full Cast and CreativeMarylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes Join Roundabout's TRUE WEST; Full Cast and Creative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced full casting for the new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, directed by James Macdonald, starring acclaimed screen and stage actors Ethan Hawke as "Lee" and Paul Dano as "Austin." Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes join the cast as "Mom" and "Saul Kimmer." (more...)

Playwrights Realm Announces Cast And Creative Team For Jonathan Payne's THE REVOLVING CYCLES TRULY AND STEADILY ROLL'DPlaywrights Realm Announces Cast And Creative Team For Jonathan Payne's THE REVOLVING CYCLES TRULY AND STEADILY ROLL'D
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director; Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Jonathan Payne's The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd, directed by Awoye Timpo (Sept. 7-Oct. 6, at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project).  This world premiere marks the first full production from the mordantly funny and unsparing voice of Jonathan Payne. (more...)

Casting Announced For MAKE BELIEVE at Hartford StageCasting Announced For MAKE BELIEVE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts today announced the cast and creative team for Make Believe, written by Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award-winning playwright Bess Wohl. The world premiere play will perform Thursday, September 6, through Sunday, September 30, to open the Tony Award-winning regional theatre's 55th season. Jackson Gay will direct. (more...)

Megan Byrne, Chris Ghaffari, and More to Lead World Premiere of MAKE BELIEVE at Hartford StageMegan Byrne, Chris Ghaffari, and More to Lead World Premiere of MAKE BELIEVE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Hartford Stage today announced the cast and creative team for Make Believe, written by Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award-winning playwright Bess Wohl. The world premiere play will perform Thursday, September 6, through Sunday, September 30, to open the Tony Award-winning regional theatre's 55thseason. Jackson Gay will direct. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORSShakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

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