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Regional: Constellations (Studio Theatre; Helen Hayes Award); The Hound of the Baskervilles, Shotgun (Florida Studio Theatre); Ether Dome (Hartford Stage, Huntington Theatre Company); Sideways (La Jolla Playhouse); Bedroom Farce, Murder on the Nile (Barnstormers Theatre); Of Mice and Men (Northern ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Regional: Constellations (Studio Theatre; Helen Hayes Award); The Hound of the Baskervilles, Shotgun (Florida Studio Theatre); Ether Dome (Hartford Stage, Huntington Theatre Company); Sideways (La Jolla Playhouse); Bedroom Farce, Murder on the Nile (Barnstormers Theatre); Of Mice and Men (Northern ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Stratford Festival Pays Tribute to Founder Tom Patterson Photo VIDEO: Stratford Festival Pays Tribute to Founder Tom Patterson
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2020

On what would have been his 100th birthday, The Stratford Festival is paying tribute to its founder, Tom Patterson.

Read Stratford Festival's Remarks To The Standing Committee On Finance Photo Read Stratford Festival's Remarks To The Standing Committee On Finance
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

The Stratford Festival appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance today to present its case for recovery funding as a result of the cancellation of its 2020 season.

BWW Feature:  To the Stratford Festival, with Love... Photo BWW Feature: To the Stratford Festival, with Love...
by Lauren Gienow - Apr 28, 2020

By now the news has gotten out that The Stratford Festival is putting its 2020 season on hold due to the social distancing guidelines brought on by this unprecedented pandemic situation. The Stratford Festival is a magical place and yesterday's announcement was tough to digest. This is not a news story about the postponement of the season. This is one BWW writer's love letter (and get-well-soon card) to the Stratford Festival.

Stratford Festival Puts 2020 Season on Hold Photo Stratford Festival Puts 2020 Season on Hold
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

After weeks of consultation and deliberation, Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino, Executive Director Anita Gaffney and Board Chair Carol Stephenson have come to the conclusion that the Stratford Festival's entire 2020 season must be put on hold, with a plan to revisit programming as soon as it is safe to gather in theatres.

ABOUT LOVE Plays Its Final Performance Tonight, March 12 Photo ABOUT LOVE Plays Its Final Performance Tonight, March 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Due to the current health emergency, About Love will play its final performance off-Broadway at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture tonight, Thursday, March 12 at 7:30PM, a week-and-a-half earlier than its previously announced limited engagement was to conclude. Ticket-holders for canceled performances should contact their point of purchase for a refund.  

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by Contests - Broadway - Mar 11, 2020

BWW TV: ABOUT LOVE Opens Tonight at The Sheen Center Photo BWW TV: ABOUT LOVE Opens Tonight at The Sheen Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 4, 2020

Culture Project will present About Love, a new play with songs and music. With music and lyrics by jazz artist Nancy Harrow and script and direction by Will Pomerantz, About Love plays at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) in the Black Box Theater. The official opening is Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30PM. About Love plays a limited engagement through March 22. Tickets are available online at OvationTix.com, by phone at 212-925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office Monday to Friday noon to 5PM and one hour before performances.   

Stratford's RICHARD III With Colm Feore Extended For Three Weeks Photo Stratford's RICHARD III With Colm Feore Extended For Three Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Thanks to overwhelming demand, the Stratford Festival's 2020 production of Richard III will be extended for another three weeks, giving theatregoers more opportunities to see Colm Feore bring this iconic role to life in the Festival's brand new Tom Patterson Theatre, which opens this spring after more than two years of construction and fundraising.

Photo Flash: ABOUT LOVE to Begin Performances at The Sheen Center Tonight Photo Photo Flash: ABOUT LOVE to Begin Performances at The Sheen Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Culture Project will present About Love, a new play with songs and music. Music and lyrics by jazz artist Nancy Harrow and script and direction by Will Pomerantz. Performances begin Tuesday, February 25 at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) in the Black Box Theater. The official opening is Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30PM. About Love plays a limited four-week engagement, through March 22. Tickets are available online at SheenCenter.org, by phone at 212-925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office Monday to Friday noon to 5PM and one hour before performances.   

Stratfest Lab Launches R&D Residencies, Script Incubator Photo Stratfest Lab Launches R&D Residencies, Script Incubator
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

The Stratford Festival's Laboratory is a hive of activity at the moment, with a number of Canadian theatre artists coming to Stratford to develop their work. They responded to a call for submissions made this past summer and are bringing their in-development work to the Festival as part of a new R&D residency program in the Lab.

Stratford Plays Come to the Stage In Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver Photo Stratford Plays Come to the Stage In Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

The Stratford Festival is seeing number of recent productions moving on to theatres across the country, where they are being received with great enthusiasm.

Stratford Festival's 2020 Season Goes on Sale Today Photo Stratford Festival's 2020 Season Goes on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

After a Members advance sale so busy it prompted the early extension of two productions, tickets for the Stratford Festival's groundbreaking new season go on sale to the public today. The 2020 season is one of the biggest ever and includes the much-anticipated opening of the new Tom Patterson Theatre. With the $100-million fundraising goal a hair's breadth away from completion, the bespoke theatre is one of North America's most significant new arts builds in decades.

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season Photo Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season.

HBO'S IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWERS: STUYVESANT HIGH ON 9/11 Premieres Wed. Sept 11th a Photo HBO'S IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWERS: STUYVESANT HIGH ON 9/11 Premieres Wed. Sept 11th at 9:00PM ET/PT
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

When the Twin Towers were attacked on September 11, 2001, students had just started their day at Stuyvesant, the prestigious New York City specialized public high school, blocks from the World Trade Center. Directed and produced by seven-time Emmy®-winner Amy Schatz (HBO's “Song of Parkland”, “The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm” and “An Apology to Elephants”), IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWERS: STUYVESANT HIGH ON 9/11 offers a unique eyewitness perspective on that tragic day and its aftermath from former Stuyvesant students, when it debuts WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 (9:00-9:35 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

Stratford Festival 2020 Announces 15 Plays, A New Theatre, and More Photo Stratford Festival 2020 Announces 15 Plays, A New Theatre, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

Colm Feore will utter the first words on the Stratford Festival's newest stage, an echo of the inaugural performance in 1953, when Alec Guinness's opening speech in Richard III anticipated the a?oeglorious summera?? that was to come for Stratford. Feore, an internationally acclaimed stage and screen actor, is just one of a diverse company of accomplished actors who will present a repertory season of 15 productions in four remarkable theatres.

NY Madness Announces 2019 MadLab Reading: Nico Grelli's YOU'RE (NO) GOOD OR A PRIORI  Photo NY Madness Announces 2019 MadLab Reading: Nico Grelli's YOU'RE (NO) GOOD OR A PRIORI A POSTERIORI
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade/New York Madness present this year's selection for the annual MadLab Reading: you're (no) good or a priori a posteriori by Nico Grelli. The reading will be on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 8pm at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery), directed by Nidia Medina. New plays by NYM Company which which developed from a short play written for NY Madness were eligible for the MadLab series.

Stratford Festival Receives National Historic Plaque Photo Stratford Festival Receives National Historic Plaque
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Canada's most esteemed theatre festival was honoured as a national historic event during a ceremony today in Stratford, Ontario.

Meighens Give $5 Milllion To Stratford Festival Campaign For New Tom Patterson Theatr Photo Meighens Give $5 Milllion To Stratford Festival Campaign For New Tom Patterson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

The Stratford Festival is celebrating a major milestone in its Spirit of the Tent Campaign for the new Tom Patterson Theatre Centre with a remarkable $5-million gift from Kelly and Michael Meighen and the T.R. Meighen Family Foundation. In recognition of this gift, the Stratford Festival Forum, which will have a dedicated space in the new theatre centre, will be renamed The Meighen Forum.

Stratford Festival Celebrates A Crowning Moment For The New Tom Patterson Theatre Cen Photo Stratford Festival Celebrates A Crowning Moment For The New Tom Patterson Theatre Centre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

The Stratford Festival celebrated a crowning moment at the new Tom Patterson Theatre Centre on Wednesday. Major donors, Board members and government officials gathered together for the first time in the new facility for a "topping off ceremony" - the placement of the final beam that will support the roof over the new auditorium.

Antoni Cimolino To Receive Peter Herrndorf Arts Leadership Award Photo Antoni Cimolino To Receive Peter Herrndorf Arts Leadership Award
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Business / Arts, a national charity that shows the power in partnership between business and arts to strengthen Canada's arts sector, is thrilled to announce Antoni Cimolino C.M. as this year's recipient of the Peter Herrndorf Arts Leadership Award.

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