Lauren Gunderson, David Henry Hwang & More to Select Winners of #ENOUGH: PLAYS TO END GUN VIOLENCE Contest Lauren Gunderson, David Henry Hwang & More to Select Winners of #ENOUGH: PLAYS TO END GUN VIOLENCE Contest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

Nationally recognized playwrights Lauren Gunderson, Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney, Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan, Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, and Karen Zacarías will select the winning plays for #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence, a playwriting contest for middle and high school students. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces Branden Jacobs-Jenkins As Final Commission For American Revolutions Cycle Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces Branden Jacobs-Jenkins As Final Commission For American Revolutions Cycle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival today announced Branden Jacobs-Jenkins as the 37th and final commissioned artist as part of American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle, OSF's multi-decade program for developing new plays about moments of change in United States history. (more...)

BUILDING THE WALL by Pulitzer Prize/Tony Award winner
Robert Schenkkan begins Feb. 27 at Spin Cylce BUILDING THE WALL by Pulitzer Prize/Tony Award winner Robert Schenkkan begins Feb. 27 at Spin Cylce
by Contests - Broadway - Feb 24, 2020

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International City Theatre Joins #ENOUGH: Plays To End Gun Violence For Grades 6-12 International City Theatre Joins #ENOUGH: Plays To End Gun Violence For Grades 6-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

International City Theatre has signed on to join #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence, a national campaign that seeks to spark critical conversations about gun violence by providing middle and high school students with a platform to express themselves through storytelling, foster open dialogue in their communities, and inspire creative action. (more...)

BUILDING THE WALL By Pulitzer Prize & Tony Winner Robert Schenkkan to Debut in NYC BUILDING THE WALL By Pulitzer Prize & Tony Winner Robert Schenkkan to Debut in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020

After sold out runs in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Spain (where it won the Audience Award at the Miteu International Theater Festival), Teatro Espressivo's critically acclaimed production of BUILDING THE WALLby Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge) arrives in the US. Performances begin February 27 at Teatro LATEA @ The Clemente in Lower Manhattan. Presented in Spanish with English subtitles, this translation by Gerardo Bolaños G. is directed by Natalia Mariño, winner of Costa Rica's prestigious Premio Nacional a Mejor Dirección de Teatro. (more...)

Teatro LATEA's LA CONSTRUCCION DEL MURO to Be Performed in Spanish For the First Time on a New York Stage Teatro LATEA's LA CONSTRUCCION DEL MURO to Be Performed in Spanish For the First Time on a New York Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

Teatro LATEA's acclaimed Central American play about migration, 'La Construcción Del Muro', will be staged for the first time in Spanish on a downtown New York City stage.a??a?? (more...)

Two River Theater Presents August Wilson's RADIO GOLF Two River Theater Presents August Wilson's RADIO GOLF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

Since 2012, award-winning actor and director Brandon J. Dirden has made an artistic home at Two River Theater, appearing on the theater's Red Bank stage in five productions and making his directorial debut in 2015 with August Wilson's Seven Guitarsa?"a production that NJ Monthly raved a?oepoignantly captures the joys and sorrows that are the signatures of Wilson's work.a?? (more...)

NEIL BERG'S 111 YEARS OF BROADWAY Comes to Van Wezel NEIL BERG'S 111 YEARS OF BROADWAY Comes to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Back by popular demand, Neil Berg brings his company of extraordinary Broadway stars to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall with an ALL NEW show to light up the night. It's an evening of 'Broadway Heaven' with music from shows from every era, including: Dear Evan Hansen, Phantom of the Opera, South Pacific, Wicked, Man of La Mancha and many more audience favorites. Don't miss Neil Berg's 111 Years of Broadway on Wednesday, February 19 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (more...)

Culture Clash will Return to Berkeley Repertory Theatre with CULTURE CLASH (STILL) IN AMERICA Culture Clash will Return to Berkeley Repertory Theatre with CULTURE CLASH (STILL) IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced that Bay Area natives and provocateurs, Culture Clash, are returning with their latest production, Culture Clash (Still) in America. The play, written and performed by Culture Clash and directed by Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson, marks the fifth time the satirical group has performed at Berkeley Rep. (more...)

Brian Cox Wins the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama for SUCCESSION Brian Cox Wins the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama for SUCCESSION
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2020

Brian Cox has won the 2020 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama for 'Succession.' The 77th Annual GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS are airing live on NBC, hosted by Ricky Gervais. (more...)

Electric Company Theatre to Present World Premiere of ANYWHERE BUT HERE Electric Company Theatre to Present World Premiere of ANYWHERE BUT HERE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Electric Company Theatre presents the world premiere of Carmen Aguirre's spellbinding new work, Anywhere But Here, from February 4-15, 2020 at the Vancouver Playhouse. Directed by Juliette Carrillo with set design by Christopher Acebo - an acclaimed Chicanx duo making their Canadian debut - this haunting blend of dark comedy and magical realism is a vibrant celebration of Latinx theatre that chronicles the many paths and timelines, real and imagined, we take to discover the truth - the truth about who we are, and where we may be headed. Produced in association with Playwrights Theatre Centre and presented with the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, the play introduces a host of fantastical characters who have experienced the pull of home, the ache of displacement, and the harsh realities of the borderlands in Trump's America. (more...)

THE GREAT SOCIETY Closes on Broadway Today, November 30 THE GREAT SOCIETY Closes on Broadway Today, November 30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2019

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, starring Brian Cox ('Succession') as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as scheduled, on Saturday, November 30 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St) at Lincoln Center. At the time of closing, The Great Society will have played 26 preview performances and 72 regular performances. (more...)

Senator Elizabeth Warren Slips in the Polls at THE GREAT SOCIETY Senator Elizabeth Warren Slips in the Polls at THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

With more than 8,000 ballots counted to date, and with two weeks left to vote in the 'Great Society Primary' at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater, it is still anyone's race for President. In recent weeks, Senator Elizabeth Warren's once strong lead over the crowded Democratic field has slipped, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg has overtaken Vice President Joe Biden for the #2 spot in the poll. In addition, speculation of Mayor Michael Bloomberg joining the race has resulted in a handful of write-ins on his behalf, possibly fueled by his recent attendance at The Great Society. (more...)

Mixed Blood To Host Theatrical Reading Of The Mueller Report Mixed Blood To Host Theatrical Reading Of The Mueller Report
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan has adapted the drama, 'The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts' from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's report.  This edited 80-minute version focuses primarily on Mueller's findings around whether President Trump obstructed justice. Artistic Directors and theatrical talent from throughout the Twin Cities are donating their time and imagination to bring this report alive.  The event is free and open to all.  Come participate in the shaping of our country's future. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Cox on Lyndon B. Johnson BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Cox on Lyndon B. Johnson
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Brian Cox gives us a lesson on Lyndon B. Johnson. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nixon and George Wallace BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nixon and George Wallace
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as David Garrison gives us a lesson on Richard Nixon and George Wallace. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Rights Act BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Rights Act
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Robyn Kerr gives us a lesson on the Voting Rights Act. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Angela Pierce on Pat Nixon BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Angela Pierce on Pat Nixon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Angela Pierce gives us a lesson on Pat Nixon. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Tramell Tillman on Bob Moses BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Tramell Tillman on Bob Moses
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 11, 2019

the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Tramell Tillman gives us a lesson on Bob Moses. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Grantham Coleman on Martin Luther King, Jr. BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Grantham Coleman on Martin Luther King, Jr.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Grantham Coleman gives us a lesson on Martin Luther King Jr. (more...)

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