Suzan-Lori Parks News

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Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish PrizeMeredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the widely influential, utterly inimitable Meredith Monk has been selected to receive the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, in recognition of her ongoing achievements as a composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist. Established in 1994 through the will of legendary stage and screen actress Lillian Gish, known as the First Lady of Cinema, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to artists in the United States and bears one of the largest cash awards, currently valued at approximately $250,000. (more...)


by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 18, 2017

Signature Theatre is presenting Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented together; they will run simultaneously at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). These two plays mark the final productions of Parks' Signature Residency One. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Saycon Sengbloh & More in Signature Theatre's IN THE BLOODPhoto Flash: First Look at Saycon Sengbloh & More in Signature Theatre's IN THE BLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Signature Theatre is presenting Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented together; they will run simultaneously at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). These two plays mark the final productions of Parks' Signature Residency One. (more...)

BWW Review: The Scarlet Letter Stands For Abortionist in Suzan-Lori Parks' FUCKING ABWW Review: The Scarlet Letter Stands For Abortionist in Suzan-Lori Parks' FUCKING A
by Michael Dale - Sep 13, 2017

Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter' may have served as the initial inspiration for Suzan-Lori Parks' ferocious 2000 drama, FUCKING A, but, especially in director Jo Bonney's chilling Signature Theatre production, her sardonically abstract portrait of human cruelty may remind playgoers of another writer, Bertolt Brecht. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for Jocelyn Bioh's SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY at MCC TheaterCast, Creatives Set for Jocelyn Bioh's SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the second show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, and directed by Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of Suzan-Lori Parks' FUCKING APhoto Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of Suzan-Lori Parks' FUCKING A
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 12, 2017

Signature Theatre is presenting Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented together; they will run simultaneously at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). These two plays mark the final productions of Parks' Signature Residency One. (more...)

TheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVESTheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe will run October 5 through November 5, 2017 (please note date change). THE WOLVES is the 1st show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season, (more...)

Executive Director Erika Mallin to Step Down After 10 Years at Signature TheatreExecutive Director Erika Mallin to Step Down After 10 Years at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Signature Theatre Board Chairman Edward Norton and incoming Board President Nina Matis announced today that Executive Director Erika Mallin will step down from the company after 10 years to pursue new opportunities. (more...)

Bess Wohl's SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Tour to Stop at A.C.T. This FallBess Wohl's SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Tour to Stop at A.C.T. This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2017-18 season with Bess Wohl's fresh, perceptive comedy Small Mouth Sounds (October 11­-December 10, 2017). (more...)

Photo Flash: Brandon Victor Dixon Toasts Final Performance in Broadway's HAMILTONPhoto Flash: Brandon Victor Dixon Toasts Final Performance in Broadway's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

On Sunday, August 13, the cast of Broadway's Hamilton gathered atop the Knickerbocker Hotel in Times Square to toast Brandon Victor Dixon, the second actor to star as 'Aaron Burr' in the Broadway smash hit, after he played his last performance at the Richard Rogers Theater. BroadwayWorld has a photo from the celebration below! (more...)

Listen: Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Launches Season 2 of AMERICAN MASTERS PODCASTListen: Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Launches Season 2 of AMERICAN MASTERS PODCAST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Today, THIRTEEN's American Masters series launched Season 2 of the American Masters Podcast with new guest host Anna Drezen, Emmy-nominated Saturday Night Live (SNL) writer, comedian and author (How to Win at Feminism, How May We Hate You?, Reductress) on the American Masters website, iTunes, Soundcloud and Stitcher. (more...)

SNL Writer Anna Drezen Guest Hosts AMERICAN MASTERS PODCAST S2 Launching TodaySNL Writer Anna Drezen Guest Hosts AMERICAN MASTERS PODCAST S2 Launching Today
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Today, THIRTEEN's American Masters series launched Season 2 of the American Masters Podcast with new guest host Anna Drezen, Emmy-nominated Saturday Night Live (SNL) writer, comedian and author (How to Win at Feminism, How May We Hate You?, (more...)

Casting Update for HAMLET at American Conservatory TheaterCasting Update for HAMLET at American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) kicks off its 2017-18 season with William Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece, Hamlet (September 20-October 15, 2017). Obie Award winner and 2017 Tony Award nominee (Best Featured Actor in a Play, Jitney; Satchmo at the Waldorf, A.C.T.) John Douglas Thompson leads a stellar cast of beloved Bay Area actors in Shakespeare's ghostly tale of revenge, palace intrigue, and madness. Shattered by the mysterious death of his father, the king, and shamed by the unnatural acts of his mother, Hamlet's despair has left him a devastated prince. (more...)

John Douglas Thompson, Carl Lumbly to Launch A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season in HAMLETJohn Douglas Thompson, Carl Lumbly to Launch A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season in HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) kicks off its 2017-18 season with Williams Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece, Hamlet (September 20-October 15, 2017). (more...)

Theatrical Adaptation of DREAMING IN CUBAN in DevelopmentTheatrical Adaptation of DREAMING IN CUBAN in Development
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Cristina Garcia is officially adapting her award-winning novel, Dreaming in Cuban, for theatrical production. She is collaborating with Adrian Alexander Alea, who most recently assistant directed The Public Theater's A Midsummer Night's Dream, to direct and produce this most anticipated piece. (more...)

Single Tickets Now Available for American Conservatory Theater's 2017-18 SeasonSingle Tickets Now Available for American Conservatory Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today that single tickets for A.C.T.'s 2017-18 subscription season are now available. Filled with vital, brave, and imaginative storytelling that unites vigorous, highly theatrical works with a stunning gathering of contemporary artists, A.C.T.'s 2017-18 season features William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring Obie Award winner and 2017 Tony Award nominee John Douglas Thompson in the title role, joined by stage and screen star Carl Lumbly; Bess Wohl's critically acclaimed comedy Small Mouth Sounds; Harold Pinter's classic drama The Birthday Party; Qui Nguyen's irreverent new comedy Vietgone; Simon Stephens's new hit play Heisenberg; and Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), an epic, music-infused take on the Odyssey set against the backdrop of the Civil War. Closing out the 2017-18 season will be the world-premiere musical A Walk on the Moon, based on the 1999 movie of the same name. Single tickets for all shows start at $15 and are available now by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or online at www.act-sf.org. (more...)

Soho Rep. to Return to Walker Street with Two World PremieresSoho Rep. to Return to Walker Street with Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Soho Rep. has announced its 2017-18 season, which marks the return of the beloved New York City theater to the Lower Manhattan storefront it has called home for over 25 years. (more...)

The Shaw Festival Renames Theater in Honour of Former Artistic Director Jackie MaxwellThe Shaw Festival Renames Theater in Honour of Former Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

At a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier today, the Shaw Festival honoured former Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell's fourteen year tenure by renaming the Studio Theatre. In front of an audience of donors, company members and patrons, the space was officially christened the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre just days before Middletown takes residency for the season. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo Joins American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees; New Appointments!Cynthia Erivo Joins American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees; New Appointments!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The American Theatre Wing has announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee. (more...)

Gary Morgenstein Premieres A Second Play This SummerGary Morgenstein Premieres A Second Play This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Playwright Gary Morgenstein serves up a parable of friendship and love coupled with greed and death in SAVING STAN, featuring Carlo Fiorletta, Olivia Baseman, and Jordan Auslander, directed by Simcha Borenstein as part of the Broadway Bound Festival, performing August 3 at 12:30 pm; August 4 at 7:30 pm, and Monday, August 7 at 7 pm. All performances will be held at the 14th Street Y, NYC (more...)

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