Trezana Beverley Will Direct a Staged Performace Of Oren Safdie's COLOR BLIND At Center For Architecture Trezana Beverley Will Direct a Staged Performace Of Oren Safdie's COLOR BLIND At Center For Architecture
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

Oren Safdie, a nationally celebrated playwright of contemporary architecture culture, will have his play, Color Blind, presented as a staged performance at the Center for Architecture in New York. The play was featured at the 2019 Symposium on Race & Architecture at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and recently won the Kevin Tierney Prize for best new English language play in Quebec. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Urban Stages' 35th Anniversary Gala Honors Donna Murphy and More Photo Coverage: Urban Stages' 35th Anniversary Gala Honors Donna Murphy and More
by Walter McBride - May 16, 2019

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill celebrated 35 years of acclaimed Off-Broadway plays/musicals and art programming at The Central Park Boathouse last night, May 15 at 6:30 pm. (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Central Virginia Awards! Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Central Virginia Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Central Virginia Awards! Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Central Virginia Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Norfolk Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Central Virginia Awards! Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Central Virginia Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Norfolk Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Central Virginia Awards; Virginia Musical Theatre Leads Theater of the Year! Vote For The 2018 BWW Central Virginia Awards; Virginia Musical Theatre Leads Theater of the Year!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Norfolk Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards; KISS ME, KATE Leads Best Musical! Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards; KISS ME, KATE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Trezana Beverley Headlines As Mabel Mercer In MABEL MADNESS Photo Flash: Trezana Beverley Headlines As Mabel Mercer In MABEL MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

THE THEATRE COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ARTS CLUB in association with THE HARLEM SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL presented MABEL MADNESS: The Life and Times of Mabel Mercer.  Written by and Starring Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverley*. Pianist: Matthew Ward and General Manager: Debra Ann Byrd* (more...)

Photo Flash: Take Wing And Soar Productions Celebrates 15th Anniversary Gala Celebration Photo Flash: Take Wing And Soar Productions Celebrates 15th Anniversary Gala Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

 On Saturday, May 5th 2018, Take Wing And Soar Productions (TWASInc), an award winning, Harlem-based, professional Theater Arts Corporation held its Fifteenth Anniversary Gala Celebration, the TAKE WING AND SOAR SPIRIT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS, at Columbia University's Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium.  The elegant afternoon featured esteemed hosts, talented classical actor/singers and the Volunteer Divas who were joined by approximately 120 business leaders, artists, patrons, volunteers, friends and alumni. (more...)

Urban Stages To Honor Tony And Grammy Award Winner Jim Dale At 2018 Gala Benefit Urban Stages To Honor Tony And Grammy Award Winner Jim Dale At 2018 Gala Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will celebrate 'The Magic of Theater by presenting the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to legendary actor Jim Date at their Gala Benefit.   The event will be held at the Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30PM on May 14, 2018. The award will be presented by stage and screen star Simon Jones (Farinelli and the King, The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy). (more...)

Urban Stages to Present The New York Premiere of DOGS OF RWANDA Urban Stages to Present The New York Premiere of DOGS OF RWANDA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director), will close its 34th season with the New York Premiere of Sean Christopher Lewis's DOGS OF RWANDA, directed by Frances Hill and Peter Napolitano. This limited engagement at Urban Stages (259 West 30th Street), begins performances on Friday, March 9, opens on Monday, March 12 and will run through Saturday, March 31, 2018. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!
by BWW Special - Feb 23, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)

Review Roundup: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Virginia Rep Review Roundup: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Virginia Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Virginia Rep presents Lorraine Hansberry's classic, A RAISIN IN THE SUN! Set in the south side of Chicago in 1950s, A RAISIN IN THE SUN begins when the Younger family receives ten thousand dollars following the death of the family patriarch. Though everyone in the family wants to use the money in order to better themselves, tensions brew when it becomes unclear how best to make that happen. A RAISIN IN THE SUN opened February 16th, and will run through March 11th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Virginia Rep presents A RAISIN IN THE SUN Photo Flash: Virginia Rep presents A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

"The play that changed American theatre forever" (New York Times) comes to Virginia Rep's November Theatre (114 West Broad Street) this February. Lorraine Hansberry's seminal masterpiece opens Friday, February 16th, 2018 , and runs through March 11th , with two preview performances on Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th. (more...)

BWW Review: Relevant and Remarkable, Virginia Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Delivers BWW Review: Relevant and Remarkable, Virginia Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Delivers
by Jeremy Bustin - Feb 20, 2018

Teeming with emotionally-charged and nuanced performances, and led by Tony-award winning actress Trezana Beverley, Virginia Rep's RAISIN is a tour de force not to be missed. Audiences can see the Broadway-caliber masterwork through March 11 at Virginia Rep's November Theatre. (more...)

Urban Stages To Present The New York Premiere Of The Critically Acclaimed Play DOGS OF RWANDA Urban Stages To Present The New York Premiere Of The Critically Acclaimed Play DOGS OF RWANDA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director), will close its 34th season with the New York Premiere of Sean Christopher Lewis's DOGS OF RWANDA, directed by Frances Hill and Peter Napolitano. This limited engagement at Urban Stages (259 West 30th Street), begins performances on Friday, March 9, opens on Monday, March 12 and will run through Saturday, March 31, 2018. Tickets for are $35 ($25 during previews; $50 on opening and $15 student rush) and may be purchased via OvationTix at www.urbanstages.org or by phone at 1.866.811.4111. (more...)

Tony Winner Trezana Beverley to Star in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Virginia Rep Tony Winner Trezana Beverley to Star in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Virginia Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The play that changed American theatre forever (New York Times) comes to Virginia Rep's November Theatre (114 West Broad Street) this February. Lorraine Hansberry's seminal masterpiece opens Friday, February 16th, 2018, and runs through March 11th, with two preview performances on Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban Stages Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Urban Stages presents this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, which begins tonight, December 12, featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

Stephen Hanks to Produce & Host WINTER RHYTHMS Shows at Urban Stages Stephen Hanks to Produce & Host WINTER RHYTHMS Shows at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017

Cabaret Producer, Promoter, and Performer Stephen Hanks has been chosen by Urban Stages Founding Artistic Director Frances Hill and Director of Musical Theatre Peter Napolitano to Produce and Host the Opening and Closing Night Gala Shows for the organization's Ninth Annual WINTER RHYTHMS SERIES, running this year from December 12 through December 23 at the Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

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