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Sarasota Opera Appoints Richard Russell as New Executive Director
by Kelsey Denette - Sep 19, 2012

The Board of Trustees of Sarasota Opera has announced the appointment of Richard Russell as the new Executive Director of Sarasota Opera effective November 1, 2012. Mr. Russell, who was Sarasota Opera's Director of Marketing from 2005 - 2010, returns to Sarasota having served the past three seasons as General Director of Opera New Jersey in Princeton, NJ.

Harry Groener, Sally Wingert and More Set for CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON CELEBRATION at Guthrie Theatre, 9/15-10/27
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 28, 2012

The Guthrie Theater today announced the full casts, comprising 39 actors, for the three plays of the Christopher Hampton Celebration. The previously announced celebration of the multi-faceted writer's work will occupy all three of the Guthrie's stages in an immersive and illuminating theatrical experience, with diverse casts tackling dynamic roles torn from the pages of world history.

Final Week at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Features Tributes to Gil Scott-Heron, Nick Ashford and More thru 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

It may be the final week of Lincoln Center Out of Doors, but the festival isn't winding down when it comes to exciting performances. This week, Lincoln Center celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the landmark Soul at the Center, highlighted by Valerie Simpson's first tribute to her late partner, Nick Ashford, since his passing. The pair that wrote such Motown hits as "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)," and "I'm Every Woman," made their performing debut as a duo at Lincoln Center 40 years ago. The Tribute takes place on Friday, August 10 at Damrosch Park.

Wagner, Verdi and Boito Set for Opera New Jersey and NJSO's Midsummer Celebration Tonight, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

Opera New Jersey and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present the Fourth Annual Midsummer Celebration, sponsored by William and Judith Scheide, at the Richardson Auditorium in Princeton tonight, July 26, at 8 p.m. The program, featuring opera excerpts from Wagner, Verdi and Boito, celebrates Opera New Jersey's 10th anniversary season.

Oregon Shakespeare Festiva Opens ALL THE WAY, 7/28
by Kelsey Denette - Jul 13, 2012

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will produce the world premiere of All the Way, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan and directed by Bill Rauch, OSF artistic director. The production is the fourth commission fromAmerican Revolutions: the United States History Cycle to premiere at OSF and the second this season. All the Way is the third Robert Schenkkan play produced at OSF (Handler, 2002; By the Waters of Babylon, 2005).

Wagner, Verdi and Boito Set for Opera New Jersey and NJSO's Midsummer Celebration, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

Opera New Jersey and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present the Fourth Annual Midsummer Celebration, sponsored by William and Judith Scheide, at the Richardson Auditorium in Princeton on Thursday, July 26, at 8 p.m. The program, featuring opera excerpts from Wagner, Verdi and Boito, celebrates Opera New Jersey's 10th anniversary season.

THE BEST OF ONE DAY ONLY, Vol 2 Plays 4/2-4 At Cox Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2009

Rover Dramawerks is pleased to present The Best of One Day Only, Vol. 2, featuring fourteen of the best 10-minute plays from the past twelve One Day Only 24-hour play festivals. Performances are April 2-4 at the Cox Building Playhouse, 1517 H Avenue in Plano, with seven plays presented on Thursday and Saturday nights at 8:00 p.m. and seven plays presented on Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

THE BEST OF ONE DAY ONLY, Vol 2 Plays 4/2-4 At Cox Playhouse
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 25, 2009

Rover Dramawerks is pleased to present The Best of One Day Only, Vol. 2, featuring fourteen of the best 10-minute plays from the past twelve One Day Only 24-hour play festivals. Performances are April 2-4 at the Cox Building Playhouse, 1517 H Avenue in Plano, with seven plays presented on Thursday and Saturday nights at 8:00 p.m. and seven plays presented on Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

Rover Dramaworks Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS 3/5-21
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 5, 2009

Rover Dramawerks presents the World Premiere adventure comedy Around the World in 80 Days by award-winning playwright Carol M. Rice of Plano at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Avenue in Plano (next to the Cox Building Playhouse). Performances are March 5-21, 2009, with shows on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., with an additional matinee performance on Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Rover Dramawerks to Presents World Premiere of Around the World in 80 Days March 5-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2009

Rover Dramawerks presents the World Premiere adventure comedy Around the World in 80 Days by award-winning playwright Carol M. Rice of Plano at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Avenue in Plano (next to the Cox Building Playhouse). Performances are March 5-21, 2009, with shows on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., with an additional matinee performance on Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Rover Dramawerks to Presents World Premiere of Around the World in 80 Days March 5-21
by Robert Diamond - Feb 19, 2009

Rover Dramawerks presents the World Premiere adventure comedy Around the World in 80 Days by award-winning playwright Carol M. Rice of Plano at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Avenue in Plano (next to the Cox Building Playhouse). Performances are March 5-21, 2009, with shows on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., with an additional matinee performance on Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m.

American Repertory Theater Releases Extra Tickets for ALL THE WAY
by Arielle Ozery - Jan 1, 2001

Photo Flash: Company of ALL THE WAY Shot on Polaroids, Part 2
by Courtnie Mele - Jan 1, 2000

In honor of All the Way's closing, Robert Petkoff took photos of the company on on instant film with a Polaroid 250 Land Camera- a fitting tribute to the historical play which takes place in the 1960s. All the Way takes audiences behind the doors of the Oval Office and inside the first year of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency and his fight to pass a landmark civil rights bill. Check below to see the portraits and click here for part 1!

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