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VIDEO: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Pittsburgh Public Theater Photo VIDEO: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Pittsburgh Public Theater
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2020

Pittsburgh Public Theater starts 2020 with Little Shop of Horrors, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. This show is Marya Sea Kaminski's first musical at The Public, and features the return of Grammy winner John McDaniel as Music Director.

Lauren Marcus And More Announced For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At Pittsburgh Public Thea Photo Lauren Marcus And More Announced For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At Pittsburgh Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Pittsburgh Public Theater starts 2020 with the musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. This show is Marya Sea Kaminski's first musical at The Public, and features the return of Grammy winner John McDaniel as Music Director. Little Shop of Horrors runs January 23 a?' February 23, 2020 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600, go to ppt.org, or visit the Box Office.

Quantum Theatre Stages KING LEAR at Carrie Blast Furnaces Photo Quantum Theatre Stages KING LEAR at Carrie Blast Furnaces
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Quantum Theatre presents King Lear, widely regarded as Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, directed by Risher Reddick at Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark May 10th - June 2nd.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2019 Season Opens March 8 Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2019 Season Opens March 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

The Tony Award winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) will launch its 84th year and Bill Rauch's final season as artistic director with preview performances beginning on March 1. The 2019 season officially kicks off Friday night, March 8, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's As You Like It (director, Rosa Joshi). On Saturday afternoon, Cambodian Rock Band (director, Chay Yew) opens in the Thomas Theatre, and Hairspray The Broadway Musical (director, Christopher Liam Moore) opens that evening in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. On Sunday afternoon, the drama by Southern Oregon based playwright Octavio Solis, Mother Road (director, Bill Rauch), will see its world premiere in the Angus Bowmer Theatre.

City Theatre Announces THE REVOLUTIONSTS By Lauren Gunderson Photo City Theatre Announces THE REVOLUTIONSTS By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

City Theatre launches its new season with an all female cast and creative team for the Pittsburgh premiere of America's most produced playwright from 2017, Lauren Gunderson, and her hysterical and historical comedy, The Revolutionists. While set during France's Reign of Terror (1793-94), it is a timely treatise for the United States today as it celebrates four badass women out to change the world. 

City Theatre Announces THE REVOLUTIONSTS By Lauren Gunderson Photo City Theatre Announces THE REVOLUTIONSTS By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

City Theatre launches its new season with an all female cast and creative team for the Pittsburgh premiere of America's most produced playwright from 2017, Lauren Gunderson, and her hysterical and historical comedy, The Revolutionists. While set during France's Reign of Terror (1793-94), it is a timely treatise for the United States today as it celebrates four badass women out to change the world. 

OSF's Allen Elizabethan Theatre Opens June 15-17 Photo OSF's Allen Elizabethan Theatre Opens June 15-17
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival invites audiences to enjoy two plays by William Shakespeare-plus one about saving his words and securing his legacy-under the stars when its flagship outdoor theatre opens the weekend of June 15-17, 2018. The Allen Elizabethan Theatre will feature Romeo and Juliet, directed by Damaso Rodriguez; Lauren Gunderson's The Book of Will, directed by Christopher Liam Moore; and Love's Labor's Lost, directed by Amanda Dehnert. Previews begin June 5, and all three shows will run through the weekend of October 12-14.

Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees Photo Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Legendary ballet costume designer HOLLY HYNES and costume and scenic designer ZACK BROWN are among the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients which were just announced by TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. Ms. Hynes was selected to receive the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Brown will receive the Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through TDF's Costume Collection. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, April 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Stage Adaptation Romances at South Coast Repertory Photo BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Stage Adaptation Romances at South Coast Repertory
by Michael Quintos - Feb 1, 2018

Witty, enchanting, and joyously self-referential, the original film version of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE fantasizes a story involving a young, virile William Shakespeare in his prime, who quells a bout of writer's block by secretly romancing an engaged lady named Viola---which apparently becomes the inspiration for the Bard's infamous star-crossed tragedy 'Romeo and Juliet.' The plot of the film remains fairly intact in Lee Hall's mostly delightful if slightly diluted stage adaptation, now continuing performances in a gorgeous-looking new regional production at Orange County's Tony Award-winning theater South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa through February 10, 2018. This spunky love letter to the theater is chockfull of stagecraft-insider amusements and fun-to-find Shakespearean Easter Eggs that both aficionados and casual fans will appreciate. But, shockingly, despite the spectacular production values and the beguiling, gusto-bathed performances of its large ensemble cast, this stage adaptation somehow loses some of the inescapable romanticism that is so much more prevalent in the original film.

Humor, Romance Abound in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at South Coast Repertory Photo Humor, Romance Abound in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2018

Romance, mistaken identities, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics served up with a generous dash of comedy are at the heart of Shakespeare in Love, adapted by Lee Hall from the Oscar-winning film written by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, with music by Paddy Cunneen. South Coast Repertory Artistic Director Marc Masterson directs the production on the Segerstrom Stage, Jan. 13-Feb. 10. Tickets are now on sale: www.scr.org.

Humor, Romance Abound in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at South Coast Repertory Photo Humor, Romance Abound in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Romance, mistaken identities, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics served up with a generous dash of comedy are at the heart of Shakespeare in Love, adapted by Lee Hall from the Oscar-winning film written by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, with music by Paddy Cunneen. South Coast Repertory Artistic Director Marc Masterson directs the production on the Segerstrom Stage, Jan. 13-Feb. 10. Tickets are now on sale: www.scr.org.

BWW Review: August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Gets Exquisite New Staging at South Coas Photo BWW Review: August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Gets Exquisite New Staging at South Coast Repertory
by Michael Quintos - Nov 6, 2017

Riding the wave of renewed interest in August Wilson's 10 play, American Century Cycle, South Coast Repertory has one particular Wilson drama on their sonar at the moment: GEM OF THE OCEAN, the riveting, epic-sized 2003 drama now continuing at the Costa Mesa theater through November 11. An exquisitely rendered, mesmerizing production superbly directed by Kent Gash and featuring a truly impressive, excellent ensemble cast, SCR's new regional production of GEM OF THE OCEAN combines a bountiful interweaving of historical references, personal and emotionally-tinged character confessionals, and mystical, magical elements to fashion one of the most fascinating and engaging works of drama I have experienced in this Tony Award-winning regional theater.

August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Comes to South Coast Repertory Photo August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Comes to South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean will continue South Coast Repertory's 2017-18 season. With quiet power and undeniable beauty, Gem of the Ocean transports audiences to 1904 Pittsburgh and tells a story that mixes legends from the past with notes of hope for the future. Kent Gash will direct Gem of the Ocean on the Segerstrom Stage, Oct 14-Nov. 11, 2017. Tickets are available at www.scr.org.

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts.

JULIUS CAESAR, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 82nd year with preview performances beginning on February 17, and the season officially kicks off Today night, February 24, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (director, Shana Cooper).

JULIUS CAESAR, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 82nd year with preview performances beginning on February 17, and the season officially kicks off Friday night, February 24, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (director, Shana Cooper).

Photo Flash: Inside the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards, Honoring Michael Yeargan, Susan Tsu & More
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU were among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). Go inside the event below!

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony tonight, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

Photo Flash: First Look at Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH at City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH is currently playing the City Theatre through May 15, 2016, directed by Tracy Brigden in the Hamburg Studio Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

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