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Court Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season Court Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces its 66th season. The company's 2020/21 season will feature the sixth play in August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Two Trains Running, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; the Americana musical Violet, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley and music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by Charles Newell; the culmination of Court's Oedipus Trilogy with the Sophocles classic Antigone, directed by Seret Scott; Caryl Churchill's Fen, directed by Vanessa Stalling; and a new production of Shakespeare's Othello, starring Kelvin Roston, Jr. and Timothy Edward Kane, adapted and directed by Charles Newell. (more...)

Stage Directors And Choreographers Society Announces 2018 Standout Moments Stage Directors And Choreographers Society Announces 2018 Standout Moments
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), the theatrical union that represents over 4,000 professional stage directors and choreographers announced that due to an overwhelming number of a?oeStandout Momentsa?? nominations for the 2018-2019 season, SDC will add an eleventh a?oeStandout Moments,a?? to the traditional list of ten. (more...)

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) and The Off-Broadway League Reach New 4-year Agreement Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) and The Off-Broadway League Reach New 4-year Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

The Off-Broadway League and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) have ratified a new four-year agreement effective July 1, 2019 a?" June 30, 2023. This collectively bargained agreement (CBA) covers commercial Off-Broadway Producers as well as many Institutional Not-for-Profit Theatres. (more...)

Stage Directors And Choreographers Society And Off-Broadway League Reach New 4-Year Agreement Stage Directors And Choreographers Society And Off-Broadway League Reach New 4-Year Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

The Off-Broadway League and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) have ratified a new four-year agreement effective July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2023. This collectively bargained agreement (CBA) covers commercial Off-Broadway Producers as well as many Institutional Not-for-Profit Theatres. (more...)

Nikki Massoud, Joshua David Robinson And Sam Tsoutsouvas To Star In The Acting Company's Reading Of LETTERS FROM PRISON Nikki Massoud, Joshua David Robinson And Sam Tsoutsouvas To Star In The Acting Company's Reading Of LETTERS FROM PRISON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

The Acting Company (Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley; Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) today announced casting for the final reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series, Letters from Prison, a curated evening from adapter Dakin Matthews (To Kill a Mockingbird) that collects the original letters of acclaimed literary and historic figures to explore the nature of justice and imprisonment, from the Bible to the present day. The reading will take place on Tuesday, August 13 at 7 PM at the Duke on 42nd Street (229 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY). Tickets are available now online at www.theactingcompany.org or by phone at (212) 258-3111. The reading will be followed by a complimentary reception with the cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Acting Company Present NATIVE SON Photo Flash: The Acting Company Present NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

The Acting Company has announced the 2019 Summer Repertory Season, along with complete casting and creative teams. Native Son and Measure for Measure will play July 14 through August 24, 2019 at the Duke on 42nd Street (229 W. 42nd Street), with opening night for both plays set for Sunday, July 28, 2019. Single tickets and subscription packages are on sale now. (more...)

Alexandra Silber, Frances Ruffelle & More Set for NELL GWYNN Reading Alexandra Silber, Frances Ruffelle & More Set for NELL GWYNN Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

The Acting Company (Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley; Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) announced casting today for the next reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series, Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning, music-filled comedy Nell Gwynn. The reading will take place on Monday, June 24 at 7 PM at the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY). Tickets are available now online at www.theactingcompany.org. (more...)

BWW Review: SPUNK at Signature Theatre - It's a Delight BWW Review: SPUNK at Signature Theatre - It's a Delight
by Charles Shubow - May 22, 2019

George C. Wolfe's SPUNK was first staged at New York's Public Theater in 1990. It is based on Zora Neale Hurston's 1937 novel 'Their Eyes Were Watching God'. (more...)

The Acting Company Announces Casts of NATIVE SON & MEASURE FOR MEASURE The Acting Company Announces Casts of NATIVE SON & MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

The Acting Company announces the cast and creative teams for its 2019 Summer Repertory Season. Native Son and Measure for Measure will play July 14 through August 24, 2019 at the Duke on 42nd Street (229 W. 42nd Street), with opening night for both plays set for Sunday, July 28, 2019. Single tickets and subscription packages are on sale now. (more...)

Peter Francis James, Cara Ricketts And More Will Star In The Acting Company's Reading Of WAIT UNTIL DARK Peter Francis James, Cara Ricketts And More Will Star In The Acting Company's Reading Of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Acting Company (Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley; Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) announced casting today for the second reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series, Frederick Knott's classic thriller Wait Until Dark. The reading will take place on Monday, May 20 at 7 PM at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY). Tickets are available now online at www.theactingcompany.org. (more...)

Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019

Chimera Ensemble presents the Chicago Premiere of How to Live on Earth, written by award-winning playwright MJ Kaufman, and directed by Gwendolyn Wiegold. The production will go up March 8-24 in The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL 60622. There will be one preview performance on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 pm. Opening night, followed by a reception, will be Today, March 9 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Chimera Ensemble presents the Chicago Premiere of How to Live on Earth, written by award-winning playwright MJ Kaufman, and directed by Gwendolyn Wiegold. The production will go up March 8-24 in The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL 60622. There will be one preview performance today, March 8 at 7:30 pm. Opening night, followed by a reception, will be Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

The Acting Company Announces Complete Casting For WATCH ON THE RHINE Reading The Acting Company Announces Complete Casting For WATCH ON THE RHINE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

The Acting Company (Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley; Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) announced today complete casting for the first reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series, Lillian Hellman's acclaimed drama Watch on the Rhine. The reading will take place on Monday, March 18 at 7 PM at the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY). Tickets are available now online at www.theactingcompany.org. (more...)

Dana Ivey, Michael Hayden And More Join Acting Company's Reading Of WATCH ON THE RHINE Dana Ivey, Michael Hayden And More Join Acting Company's Reading Of WATCH ON THE RHINE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

The Acting Company announced today initial casting for the first reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series, Lillian Hellman's acclaimed drama Watch on the Rhine. (more...)

The Acting Company Announces Complete Casting For NYC School Tour Of OTHELLO The Acting Company Announces Complete Casting For NYC School Tour Of OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

The Acting Company announces OTHELLO, a touring production visiting New York City schools across the five boroughs in January and February 2019. (more...)

Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Chimera Ensemble presents the Chicago Premiere of How to Live on Earth, written by award-winning playwright MJ Kaufman, and directed by Gwendolyn Wiegold. The production will go up March 8-24 in The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL 60622. There will be one preview performance on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 pm. Opening night, followed by a reception, will be Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Chicago Theatres Ring In 2019 With An Exciting Lineup Chicago Theatres Ring In 2019 With An Exciting Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

The Chicago theatre community will ring in 2019 with major events, getting the Year of Chicago Theatre off to an exciting start. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the The Acting Company Gala Photo Flash: Inside the The Acting Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) honored director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel- individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs-at the Company's 2018 Fall Gala, on November 12. Held at the historic Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street), the event raised nearly $400,000 and brought together awards, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner, and cocktails in celebration of theater and its contribution to American society. Tony Award-winner and The Acting Company alumna Harriet Harris hosted, with performances by Joanna A. Jones (Hamilton) and Tatiana Wechsler, featuring Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz.  (more...)

The Acting Company Announces 2019 Season; NATIVE SON, 
MEASURE FOR MEASURE, and More The Acting Company Announces 2019 Season; NATIVE SON, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Acting Company announces its 2019 Season, which will feature Native Son, by Nambi E. Kelley, adapted from the novel by Richard Wright and directed by Seret Scott playing in rotating repertory with William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure directed Janet Zarish. (more...)

Leigh Silverman, Saheem Ali, Among New Members Elected to Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Leigh Silverman, Saheem Ali, Among New Members Elected to Stage Directors and Choreographers Society
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), the theatrical union that unites, empowers and protects professional stage directors and choreographers throughout the United States, announced the election of four officers and two new members of the Executive Board at Monday's Annual Membership Meeting. In addition, Sharon Ott received the annual President's Award for service to SDC. (more...)

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