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André De Shields, Newcomer Akash Chopra and More Set to Lead Huntington's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Mary Zimmerman returns to the Huntington Theatre Company for The Jungle Book, a world premiere stage adaptation produced in association with Chicago's Goodman Theatre. The production premieres in Chicago on June 21 and plays at the Huntington September 7 - October 6, 2013. Based on Nobel Laureate Rudyard Kipling's 1893 collection of stories set in the Indian jungle and Walt Disney's 1967 animated film, Zimmerman's adaptation of The Jungle Book is a music- and movement-filled adventure of young Mowgli's coming-of-age in the animal kingdom.

SpeakEasy Stage Extends CLYBOURNE PARK Through 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Due to unprecedented demand, SpeakEasy Stage Company is adding one additional week of performances to its acclaimed production of the 2012 Tony Award-winning play CLYBOURNE PARK. The show will now play thru - and must close on - Saturday, April 6. Tickets for these new dates go on sale this Friday, March 22 at 9am for web sales, and at noon for phone and walk-up purchases.

2013 Independent Reviewers of New England Award Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

2013 IRNE Nominations have been announced, as updated on the organization's Facebook page today, February 18, 2013. As of yet, no April date has been set for the awards ceremony. Scroll below for the full list of nominations!

2012 BWW Boston Awards - Last Chance to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 31, 2012

Voting is now underway for Boston and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January.

2012 BWW Boston Regional Awards - LIVE Update 12/24 - Final Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2012

Voting is now underway for Boston and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January.

2012 BWW Boston Regional Awards - LIVE Update - RED and THE KITE RUNNER TIED - 12/17!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 17, 2012

Voting is now underway for Boston and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below.

2012 BWW Boston Regional Awards - LIVE Update - Brad Oscar and More in the Lead - 12/10!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 10, 2012

Voting is now underway for Boston and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below.

2012 BWW Boston Regional Awards - LIVE Update - 12/3!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 3, 2012

Voting is now underway for Boston and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the latest standings below.

2012 BWW Boston Regional Awards - LIVE Update - 11/26!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 26, 2012

Voting is now underway for Boston and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below!

2012 BWW Boston Regional Awards - LIVE Update - 11/19!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 19, 2012

Voting is now underway for Boston and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings here!

A.R.T. to Present THE LILY’S REVENGE, Opening 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2012

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has announced the company for Obie Award-winning Taylor Mac's five part theatrical event The Lily's Revenge, directed by Shira Milikowsky, with music by Rachelle Garniez. The production begins previews on Friday, October 12, and runs through Sunday, October 28, with press opening on Sunday, October 14 at 2:00pm at OBERON, A.R.T.s second stage andclub theater venue.

Tommy Tune and Kate Snodgrass Win Elliot Norton Awards, Ceremony Tonight, 5/21
by BWW Special Coverage - May 21, 2012

The Boston Theater Critics Association previously announced its nominations for the 30h Anniversary Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, are to be presented tonight, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston.

A.R.T. Presents Dustin Lance Black's '8' With Gavin Creel-Led Talkback Tonight, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) with license from the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact, presents a one-night-only reading of "8," a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8, written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and AFER Founding Board Member Dustin Lance Black at OBERON tonight, April 30th at 8pm.

Tommy Tune and Kate Snodgrass to Win Elliot Norton Awards - Full Nominees Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 16, 2012

The Boston Theater Critics Association has announced its nominations for the 30h Anniversary Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented on Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston.

A.R.T. to Present Dustin Lance Black's '8' With Gavin Creel-Led Talkback, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) with license from the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact, today announced a one-night-only reading of "8," a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8, written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and AFER Founding Board Member Dustin Lance Black at OBERON on Monday, April 30th at 8pm.

BWW Reviews: Huntington Hits For the Cycle With MA RAINEY
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 25, 2012

The Huntington Theatre Company's production of MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM completes August Wilson's Century Cycle, ten plays that reflect the African-American experience in America by the decade throughout the 20th century. Yvette Freeman (NBC's ER) is a force of nature in the title role, and local actor Jason Bowen captivates as the hotheaded young trumpeter who personifies the Zeitgeist.

Yvette Freeman Opens in Huntington Theatre Co.'s MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM Tonight, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee.

Israeli Stage Announces New England College Tour for APPLES FROM THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Israeli Stage and Producing Artistic Director, Guy Ben-Aharon announce a six New England College Tour of award-winning Israeli writer Savyon Liebrecht's Apples From The Desert - scheduled for March 17 - 28 2012.

Huntington Theatre Co Presents MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM Reading, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee.

Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, et al. Nominated for IRNE Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012

The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards recognize the extraordinary wealth of talent in the Boston theatre community, and this year's nominations have just been announced. IRNE Reviewers include among others David Brooks Andrews, Sheila Barth, Jules Becker, Kay Bourne, Beverly Creasey, Shirley Esthimer, Richard Fahey, Guy Giampapa, Norm Gross, Nancy Grossman, Bryce Lambert, Beatrice Lee, Kilian Melloy and Larry Stark.

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