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Tony-Nominee Anthony Chisholm Passes Away At 77 Photo Tony-Nominee Anthony Chisholm Passes Away At 77
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Tony-nominated actor, Anthony Chisholm.  

Arena Stage to Host Outdoor Performances of FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT! Photo Arena Stage to Host Outdoor Performances of FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the production of Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!. This 50-minute call to action is a captivating look at the impassioned freedom fighter who became one of the most powerful female voices of the civil and voting rights movements.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Presents FANNIE LOU HAMER: SPEAK ON IT! Photo Merrimack Repertory Theatre Presents FANNIE LOU HAMER: SPEAK ON IT!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) joins theatres across America this month in presenting Cheryl L. West's electrifying Fannie Lou Hamer: Speak on It!, a new play with music about the civil rights icon and voting rights leader.

VIDEO: TheatreWorks Presents Virtual Performance Of Beau Sia's COURAGE RISING Photo VIDEO: TheatreWorks Presents Virtual Performance Of Beau Sia's COURAGE RISING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley encourages its audiences to a?oeget out the votea?? and stand up for racial justice as it launches a new online initiative entitled Voices of Democracy. Part of TheatreWorks from Home, a virtual stage for the Tony Award-winning theatre while in-person performances are on hold during the pandemic, Voices of Democracy offers digital theatrical experiences that celebrate diverse voices and build a bridge from empathy to action.

American Blues Theater Continues Reading Series With ALMA Photo American Blues Theater Continues Reading Series With ALMA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, presents two live, online readings of Alma, winner of the 2019 Blue Ink Playwriting Award, written by Benjamin Benne and directed by Ana Velazquez as part of 'The Room' series.

BWW Interview:  Artistic Director, John J. Wooten of Premiere Stages and FANNIE LOU H Photo BWW Interview: Artistic Director, John J. Wooten of Premiere Stages and FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT! From 10/15 to 10/18
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 8, 2020

Premiere Stages in Union, under the artistic direction of John J. Wooten, will present an outdoor production of the one-woman show, Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It! The show will be performed from 10/15 to 10/18 at The Tent at The Liberty Hall Museum.

Arden Theatre Company, People's Light and Philadelphia Theatre Co. Participate in Nat Photo Arden Theatre Company, People's Light and Philadelphia Theatre Co. Participate in Nationwide Broadcast Of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13 a radio production of Sinclair Lewis' novel It Can't Happen Here will broadcast at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT via YouTube. Written in 1935 during the rise of fascism in Europe, Lewis' darkly satirical It Can't Happen Here follows the ascent of a demagogue who becomes president of the United States by promising to return the country to greatness.  

Nearly 100 Broadcast Partners Join Berkeley Repertory Theatre For Audio Broadcast of  Photo Nearly 100 Broadcast Partners Join Berkeley Repertory Theatre For Audio Broadcast of OF IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today has announced that nearly 100 organizations nationwide are onboard to share the free radio play, It Can't Happen Here. The new audio adaptation will premiere on Tuesday, October 13 at 5pm PT/8pm ET, followed by a live Q&A with the creative team, director Lisa Peterson & co-adaptors Tony Taccone & Bennett S. Cohen.

Pittsburgh Public Theater to Present Radio Play IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE From Berkeley Re Photo Pittsburgh Public Theater to Present Radio Play IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE From Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

Pittsburgh Public Theater will join theaters across the nation to help spread the word about Berkeley Rep's YouTube radio production of Sinclair Lewis' novel It Can't Happen Here on Tuesday, October 13 at 8pm ET.

Center Theatre Group Launches Digital Stage, Announces Casey Nicholaw, Phylicia Rasha Photo Center Theatre Group Launches Digital Stage, Announces Casey Nicholaw, Phylicia Rashad & Paula Vogel as Associate Artists
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

Center Theatre Group has announced the immediate launch of their newest venue, the Digital Stage, currently housing its ever-expanding library of education, community outreach and Art Goes On videos. Center Theatre Group has welcomed Casey Nicholaw, Phylicia Rashad and Paula Vogel, as its latest Associate Artists.

Notre Dame to Participate in Free Nationwide Radio Play Adaptation of IT CAN'T HAPPEN Photo Notre Dame to Participate in Free Nationwide Radio Play Adaptation of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13 a radio production of Sinclair Lewisa?? novel It Cana??t Happen Here will broadcast at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT via YouTube.

TheatreWorks's 'Voices Of Democracy,' Includes Streaming Of HOLD THESE TRUTHS Photo TheatreWorks's 'Voices Of Democracy,' Includes Streaming Of HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will encourage its audiences to a?oeget out the votea?? and stand up for racial justice as it launches a new online initiative entitled Voices of Democracy. Part of TheatreWorks from Home, a virtual stage for the Tony Award-winning theatre while in-person performances are on hold during the pandemic, Voices of Democracy will offer digital theatrical experiences that celebrate diverse voices and build a bridge from empathy to action.

Soho Rep. Launches Job Creation Program Called SOHO REP. PROJECT NUMBER ONE Photo Soho Rep. Launches Job Creation Program Called SOHO REP. PROJECT NUMBER ONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Responding to the extreme precarity the artistic community is experiencing amidst a dire lack of government intervention, Soho Rep. Project Number One creates jobs to support artists in this moment and will be part of building a new path forward.

Bishop Arts Theatre Center Partners With Berkeley Rep In The Free Nationwide Radio Pl Photo Bishop Arts Theatre Center Partners With Berkeley Rep In The Free Nationwide Radio Play IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13 a radio production of Sinclair Lewisa?? novel It Cana??t Happen Here will broadcast at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT via YouTube.

WP THEATER Announces 15 Artists for 2020-22 WP LAB Photo WP THEATER Announces 15 Artists for 2020-22 WP LAB
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

WP THEATER has announced the 15 artists selected for the 2020-2022 WP Lab. The two-year residency begins now and culminates with the biennial WP Pipeline Festival.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre Announces Free Nationwide Radio Play Of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HE Photo Berkeley Repertory Theatre Announces Free Nationwide Radio Play Of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer today announced a new adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel, It Can't Happen Here.

FANNIE LOU HAMER: SPEAK ON IT! Announced at The Know Theatre of Cincinnati Photo FANNIE LOU HAMER: SPEAK ON IT! Announced at The Know Theatre of Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

After opening the season digitally with the critically-acclaimed solo show Feast. (streaming now through September 20), the Know presents Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!, a brand-new, live, and in-person outdoor theatrical experience.

Portland Center Stage's PCS Remix Presents THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Photo Portland Center Stage's PCS Remix Presents THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

Portland Center Stage's PCS Remix: Play Readings series kicks off with a reading of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Seattle and Ashland-based director Desdemona Chiang will direct the reading, featuring selected scenes coupled with conversations and insights from the artists. The live, virtual reading will be presented on September 26, 2020, at 5 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.

THE OUTSIDERS Musical, Sean Hayes and More Make Up Goodman Theatre 2021 Season Photo THE OUTSIDERS Musical, Sean Hayes and More Make Up Goodman Theatre 2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Artistic Director Robert Falls and Executive Director Roche Schulfer have announced 'Our Next Act'-Goodman Theatre's 2021 Season of eight plays on its two stages (the 856-seat Albert Theatre and 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre) scheduled to begin when it is deemed safe for audiences, artists and staff.

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