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Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, January 26- with Lea Salonga, Alan Menken, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, January 26- with Lea Salonga, Alan Menken, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 26, 2021

Today (January 26) in live streaming: Disney legends stop by Stars in the House, Bobby Cannavale and Marisa Tomei star in Three Hotels, and more!

Marin Ireland, Segun Akande, David Anzuelo and More Announced for AFRICAN CARIBBEAN M Photo Marin Ireland, Segun Akande, David Anzuelo and More Announced for AFRICAN CARIBBEAN MIXFEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for African Caribbean MixFest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwright Guadalís Del Carmen and playwright, director and Artistic Director of the Young Vic Kwame Kwei-Armah, that will run virtually Tuesday, January 19th through Friday, January 29th.

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of FIREFLIES Photo Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of FIREFLIES
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 16, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company stages the world premiere production of Fireflies, written by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali. Fireflies is the second part of Donja R. Love's trilogy, which began with the acclaimed play Sugar in Our Wounds, also directed by Saheem Ali. Fireflies just opened last night, October 15th for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 11th, 2018 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).

BWW Review:  Ngozi Anyanwu's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN Considers The Boundaries of Self-Re Photo BWW Review: Ngozi Anyanwu's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN Considers The Boundaries of Self-Reinvention
by Michael Dale - Feb 4, 2018

Sentimental stories of adults returning to their childhood homes to face the demons of the past after achieving success far, far away are a staple of popular entertainment, and though Ngozi Anyanwu's engaging contribution to the genre, The Homecoming Queen, adds nothing surprising, the elegant storytelling, packaged in director Awoye Timpo's superb production, contributes to a very fine theatrical venture.

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOMECOMING Q Photo Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE HOMECOMING QUEEN!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 23, 2018

Ngozi Anyanwu's The Homecoming Queen officially opened just last night at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2. The production, which is directed by Awoye Timpo, will play a limited engagement through Sunday, February 11, 2018.

Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic Theater Company's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic Theater Company's THE HOMECOMING QUEEN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2018

Photos have been released for Ngozi Anyanwu's The Homecoming Queen at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2. Check them out below!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic Theater Company Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of The Homecoming Queen, written by Ngozi Anyanwu and directed by Awoye Timpo. The Homecoming Queen begins previews Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 and will open Monday, January 22nd for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 11th, 2018 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Segun Akande & More will Star in HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic T Photo Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Segun Akande & More will Star in HOMECOMING QUEEN at Atlantic Theater Company
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has just announced casting for the world premiere production of The Homecoming Queen, written by Ngozi Anyanwu and directed by Awoye Timpo.

Margo Seibert and More Star in O'Neill Center's National Playwrights Conference Readings, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The eight new plays in development at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference will feature Broadway actress Ali Stroker (Spring Awakening the Deaf West Broadway revival, The GLEE Project), Drama Desk Award-nominee Margo Seibert (ROCKY on Broadway), television's Jeremy Bobb (The Knick, House of Cards, Hostages), Luke Macfarlane (Brothers & Sisters, Mercy Street), and Melanie Nicholls King (The Wire).

Margo Seibert and More to Star in O'Neill Center's National Playwrights Conference Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Casting and directors have been announced for the eight new plays in development at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference next month.

BWW Review: THE REALNESS: A BREAK BEAT PLAY in World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 22, 2016

Idris Goodwin's second break beat play is a love story set in the world of hip-hop, exploring one young man's search for authenticity and identity when he moves from the suburbs to the urban environment. Hoping to immerse himself in the culture of the hip-hop music world, T.O. learns important life lessons from a no-nonsense Journalism professor and from being tossed around on the rocky shoals of love.

MRT to Premiere New Idris Goodwin Break Beat Play
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 1, 2016

Merrimack Repertory Theatre continues its 2015-16 Season with the world premiere of "The Realness: a break beat play," the latest work from renowned playwright and hip-hop artist Idris Goodwin. The love story at the center of "The Realness" lets us view the seismic events of the mid-90's hip-hop scene insightfully, through a compassionate human lens. Audiences will see this world through the eyes of T.O., who immerses himself in the hip-hop culture he's only observed from the safety of the suburbs, and falls hard for a captivating MC. Wendy Goldberg, head of the National Playwrights Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, will direct. The production is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts' Art Works program.

Luna Stage to Present Terrence McNally's A PERFECT GANESH, 1/29-2/22
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 7, 2015

Luna Stage begins 2015 with a revival of A Perfect Ganesh, Terrence McNally's beautiful story of love and redemption. A Perfect Ganesh opens to previews on Thursday January 29, 2015 and runs Thursdays through Sundays through February 22nd. Opening night is Saturday January 31, 2015. Select performances are followed by Talkbacks with the creative team. Tickets range from $25-$35. Group sales available. $10 Student Rush tickets available one half-hour before curtain. Individual tickets can be purchased at lunastage.org, or at the box office Tues.-Fri. 10am-3pm (973-395-5551).

THE MOST EXCELLENT (AND BUSTED) BATTLE Set for Reading at Playwrights on March 7
by Robert Diamond - Mar 2, 2014

The newest piece from playwright, actor and hip hop artist Psalmayene 24 , THE MOST EXCELLENT (AND BUSTED) BATTLE, will be presented in an industry reading on Friday March 7th at Playwrights Horizons. Book and Lyrics are by DC Based Psalmayene 24, Music is by DJ Nick tha 1da and it is directed by Wendy C. Goldberg, the Artistic Director of the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.

Arden Theatre Company's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

Arden Theatre Company, now celebrating its 25th Season of great stories by great storytellers, presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. Directed by Walter Dallas, A Raisin in the Sun will run tonight, March 7-April 21 on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage.

Arden Theatre Company's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Begins 3/7
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 1, 2013

Arden Theatre Company, now celebrating its 25th Season of great stories by great storytellers, presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. Directed by Walter Dallas, A Raisin in the Sun will run March 7-April 21 on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage.

Arena Stage's RUINED In-the-Round, Closes 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2011

Arena Stage's in-the-round staging of RUINED, the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for drama by Arena Stage Project Resident Lynn Nottage and directed by Resident Playwright Charles Randolph-Wright will close on June 5, 2011 at the Mead Center for American Theater.

Arena Stage to Produce RUINED In-the-Round, 4/22-6/5
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will produce the first in-the-round staging of Ruined, the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for drama by Arena Stage Project Resident Lynn Nottage and directed by Resident Playwright Charles Randolph-Wright (Director of Arena Stage's Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies). Ruined is the stirring tale of Mama Nadi, a mother figure loosely based on Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, who provides refuge for women affected by civil war ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo. The production features an expanded company with cast members playing live music and additional ensemble roles featuring University of Maryland students. Ruined runs April 22-June 5, 2011 in the Fichandler Stage.

RUINED Closes at Florida Studio Theatre Presents, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2010

Florida Studio Theatre continues its Winter Mainstage Season with Lynn Nottage's 2009 Pulitzer Prize Winning Drama Ruined. This new drama plays at the Keating Theatre through April 3, 2010.

FST Adds Additional Performances and Events to RUINED
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 25, 2010

Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize Winning Drama, continues its successful run at Florida Studio Theatre. Due to the popular demand of the show and the audience craving more; FST has added additional performances and special events to the show.

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