TheaterWorks Presents Holiday Classic A CHRISTMAS CAROLTheaterWorks Presents Holiday Classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

In celebration of the holiday season, TheaterWorks' MasterWorks series reawakens our original production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted by local playwright Richard Powers Hardt opens Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Theatre Artists Studio Announced 2018 New Summer ShortsTheatre Artists Studio Announced 2018 New Summer Shorts
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

During Intermission, a couple dances the Jitterbug and discovers they may have An OLFJKJJJLJTY Issue, so they take The Rental Car to see The Good Doctor in Room 217, who says Call Me Vinnie! and prescribes A Life Assembled to beat the heat. Nonsensical non-sequitur? No! It's time for The Studio's annual 10-minute play festival featuring new works written and directed by Studio members! This year's selections: (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Return to TheaterWorks This DecemberA CHRISTMAS CAROL to Return to TheaterWorks This December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

As the Holiday MasterWorks installment, we proudly resurrect our original production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted by Richard Powers Hardt and directed by Chris Hamby. See this ghostly retelling of the legendary transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge as he is led by three mysterious Christmas apparitions on a journey of self-redemption and true rediscovery. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Return to TheaterWorks This DecemberA CHRISTMAS CAROL to Return to TheaterWorks This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

As the Holiday MasterWorks installment, we proudly resurrect our original production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted by Richard Powers Hardt and directed by Chris Hamby. See this ghostly retelling of the legendary transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge as he is led by three mysterious Christmas apparitions on a journey of self-redemption and true rediscovery. (more...)

Selection of August's Top Books from Independent Publishers Announced by LibraryBub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

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Theatre Artists Studio Announces 2017 New Summer Shorts
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Summer in Arizona means two things: Triple digit temperatures and blazing creativity at Theatre Artists Studio as we present our 11th annual 'New Summer Shorts' festival of 10-minute plays! (more...)

Season Tickets Available for 2017 - 18 Black Box Season at Mesa Encore Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The 2017 - 18 Black Box Season at Mesa Encore Theatre has been announced. See the full lineup below: (more...)

BWW Review: Art Is In The Eye Of The Beholder in BAKERSFIELD MIST
by Herbert Paine - Jan 20, 2017

BAKERSFIELD MIST, Stephen Sachs's adaptation of the true story of Teri Horton's quest to authenticate a Jackson Pollock painting, is the featured offering at Theatre Artists Studio in Phoenix. (more...)

Theatre Artists Studio Presents BAKERSFIELD MIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Studio proudly presents Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs. This play is a hilarious and thought-provoking comedy-drama that asks vital questions about what makes art - and people - truly authentic. (more...)

Theater Works Opens 2016-17 Masterworks Series with NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

 Theater Works presents the comedic farce NOISES OFF opening October 7, 2016. Earning five Tony Award® nominations this year for the revival, Michael Frayn's play within a play is a hilarious send-up of the making of a stage production.  An overly ambitious director and his troupe of journeyman actors and crew are putting together a silly, bawdy comedy titled, Nothing On - a single-set farce in which lovers frolic, doors slam, clothes are tossed away, and embarrassing hi-jinx ensue. (more...)

Theater Works Opens 2016-17 Masterworks Series with NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

 Theater Works presents the comedic farce NOISES OFF opening October 7, 2016. Earning five Tony Award® nominations this year for the revival, Michael Frayn's play within a play is a hilarious send-up of the making of a stage production.  An overly ambitious director and his troupe of journeyman actors and crew are putting together a silly, bawdy comedy titled, Nothing On - a single-set farce in which lovers frolic, doors slam, clothes are tossed away, and embarrassing hi-jinx ensue. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces $60,000 in Science in Cinema Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Sundance Institute announced today awards for the most promising new independent films about science and technology, including Embrace of the Serpent directed by Ciro Guerra as the recipient of the Sloan Science-in Film-Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: GRAND CONCOURSE Divines The Limits of Giving and Forgiving ~ Theatre Artists Studio Has A Palpable and Inspired Hit
by Herbert Paine - Jan 18, 2016

Director Richard Powers-Hardt and his solid cast ~ Debra Rich, Shelby Daeffler, Tom Noga, and Luke Gomez ~ deliver a perfectly balanced and inspired production of GRAND CONCOURSE, Heidi Schreck's provocative and immensely relevant masterwork. GRAND CONCOURSE will stand as one of Theatre Artists Studio's most powerful and memorable productions. The show runs through January 31st. (more...)

Theatre Artists Studio to Present GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

With keen humor and startling compassion, this fascinating play written by Heidi Schreck, a writer and actress, known for Nurse Jackie, Hedda Gabler and Perfidy, navigates the mystery of faith, the limits of forgiveness, and the pursuit of something resembling joy. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/6; IF/THEN Tour; DISGRACED in Connecticut, SWEENEY in South Africa and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 6, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Connecticut, Omaha, South Africa, and more. Check out our top 10 spooky stories around our Broadway World below, which include DISGRADED in Connecticut, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Omaha, and SWEENEY TOOD in South Africa, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: Theater Works' ALMOST, MAINE Is A Tenderly Woven Tapestry of Love In Its Many Forms
by Herbert Paine - Nov 2, 2015

The glory of Theater Works' staging of ALMOST, MAINE, directed by Richard Powers Hardt, lies in the amazing ability of its four stars to shift seamlessly from one scene to another and to sculpt, at each new turn, distinctly different characters. It's a glorious interpretation of John Cariani's work. (more...)

Theater Works to Continue 30th Season with ALMOST MAINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Theater Works 30th Season continues with the Master Works production Almost Maine opening Friday, October 30. (more...)

Theater Works' 2015 WESTival Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Theater Works at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts opens its third annual NewWorks Festival 'WESTival' today, July 11, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Robyn Allen and Alexandra Utpadel Fuel the Fire of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN
by Herbert Paine - Jan 23, 2015

Robyn Allen and Alexandra Utpadel deliver singularly powerful turns in Theatre artists Studio's production of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN (more...)

Theater Works NewWorks WESTival Begins Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Theater Works at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts announces the opening of its NewWorks Festival "WESTival" this Friday, July 11, 2014. (more...)

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