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Jesse J. Perez to Take Over as Director of Old Globe & University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre ProgramJesse J. Perez to Take Over as Director of Old Globe & University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program today announced the hire of Jesse J. Perez as its new Director. Perez is an accomplished actor, choreographer, director, and professor who comes to San Diego after 12 years of distinguished teaching at The Juilliard School in New York. (more...)

THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Extends Run At New York Theatre WorkshopTHE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Extends Run At New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a one-week extension for the New York Premiere of The House That Will Not Stand by Marcus Gardley (X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Red Speedo; Pipeline). The House That Will Not Stand began previews on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, and opened Monday, July 30 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). Originally set to close on Sunday, August 12, The House That Will Not Stand will now run through Sunday, August 19, 2018. (more...)

Julian Parker, Jesse Perez and More Lead La Jolla Playhouse's SEIZE THE KINGJulian Parker, Jesse Perez and More Lead La Jolla Playhouse's SEIZE THE KING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world premiere of Seize the King, by Will Power (The Seven, Honey Bo and the Goldmine POP Tour), directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda (At the Old Place, Tiger Style!, Guards at the Taj), running August 21 - September 16 in the Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Relive the Many Roles of Will Chase!BWW Flashback: Relive the Many Roles of Will Chase!
by Nicole Ciravolo - Jun 28, 2018

BroadwayWorld recently announced that stage and screen star Will Chase will join Kelli O'Hara in the Broadway-bound Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Kiss Me, Kate. Roundabout welcomes back longtime friends of the theater: Tony winner Kelli O'Hara who was nominated for her role in the 2006 revival of The Pajama Game opposite Harry Connick, Jr., and Will Chase returns to Roundabout following his Tony nominated role in 2012 revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. In 2016, O'Hara and Chase also starred in a sold-out benefit concert reading of Kiss Me, Kate directed by Scott Ellis. In preparation for Chase making his return to the stage, let's take a look back at his work, on and off Broadway. (more...)

Classical Theatre Of Harlem to Stage Afropunk Inspired Greek Play ANTIGONEClassical Theatre Of Harlem to Stage Afropunk Inspired Greek Play ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents "Antigone," inspired by Paul Roche's adaptation from the classic Greek tragedy by Sophocles. Back for its sixth season of free theater performances and affectionately known as the Uptown Shakespeare in the Park, the Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) is thrilled to return to Marcus Garvey Park this summer, presenting a work that showcases the strength and voices of audacious women responding to rigid societal inequities. (more...)


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Soul Rep and Echo Theatre Present the World Premiere of  THE MONARCHSoul Rep and Echo Theatre Present the World Premiere of THE MONARCH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Soul Rep Theatre Company is ecstatic to collaborate with Echo Theatre in co-producing the world premiere of THE MONARCH, written by Soul Rep Co-Founder and area playwright, Anyika McMillan-Herod. The production is co-directed by McMillan-Herod and Tonya Holloway, Soul Rep's Co-Artistic Director and Co-Founder. The production will run June 15 - June 30 at the Bath House Cultural Center, located at 521 E. Lawther Drive, on the east shore of White Rock Lake. (more...)

NBC Sports Presents IndyCar Live Presented by VerizonNBC Sports Presents IndyCar Live Presented by Verizon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

NBC Sports will present exclusive coverage of the final nine races of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series on NBCSN, beginning this Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. ET with the DXC Technology 600 from Texas Motor Speedway. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem Puts An Afropunk Spin on ANTIGONEClassical Theatre of Harlem Puts An Afropunk Spin on ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents "Antigone," inspired by Paul Roche's adaptation from the classic Greek tragedy by Sophocles. Back for its sixth season of free theater performances and affectionately known as the Uptown Shakespeare in the Park, the Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) is thrilled to return to Marcus Garvey Park this summer, presenting a work that showcases the strength and voices of audacious women responding to rigid societal inequities. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center Announces Lineup For 17th Annual Artists' RetreatMcCarter Theatre Center Announces Lineup For 17th Annual Artists' Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

McCarter is proud to welcome a group of esteemed and emerging playwrights and theater artists to Princeton for the Sallie B. Goodman Artists' Retreat. The annual Retreat in June is a centerpiece of McCarter's LAB, a platform and creative incubator devoted to ongoing theatrical development and artist cultivation. The 2018 Retreat will take place from June 6 - June 13. (more...)

THIS IS US Star Chrissy Metz to Star in FAT PIG at the Geffen PlayhouseTHIS IS US Star Chrissy Metz to Star in FAT PIG at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Chrissy Metz, the Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominated star of the NBC drama This Is Us, will make her stage debut in Neil LaBute's critically acclaimed play Fat Pig at the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

New Show STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW Comes to Playhouse SquareNew Show STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW Comes to Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

???????The podcast loved 'round the world, STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW, with John Clark & Chuck Bryant is hot off their 1000th episode. Now they are back on the road treating live audiences to the odd, interesting and hilarious "stuff" that has made them podcast favorites. Their live touring show has proven as popular as their podcasts, selling out in cities across the U.S., Canada, the UK and Ireland.  The duo makes their first Playhouse Square appearance Wed., May 23 with one 8 pm show at the Ohio Theatre. Tickets go on sale today for $27.50, available at 216-241-6000, playhousesquare.org and the Playhouse Square Ticket Office. (more...)

Soul Rep and Echo Theatre Present the World Premiere of  THE MONARCHSoul Rep and Echo Theatre Present the World Premiere of THE MONARCH
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Soul Rep Theatre Company is ecstatic to collaborate with Echo Theatre in co-producing the world premiere of THE MONARCH, written by Soul Rep Co-Founder and area playwright, Anyika McMillan-Herod. The production is co-directed by McMillan-Herod and Tonya Holloway, Soul Rep's Co-Artistic Director and Co-Founder. The production will run June 15 - June 30 at the Bath House Cultural Center, located at 521 E. Lawther Drive, on the east shore of White Rock Lake. (more...)

BWW Review: Egg-spressive Brothers Cook Up SOMETHING ROTTEN for Elizabethan StageBWW Review: Egg-spressive Brothers Cook Up SOMETHING ROTTEN for Elizabethan Stage
by Perry Tannenbaum - May 11, 2018

Whether you love 'em or hate 'em, the more you know about Shakespeare and Broadway musicals, the more SOMETHING ROTTEN will have you laughing out loud. (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night Of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIREPhoto Flash: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night Of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) celebrated opening night of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (more...)

LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Extends At New York Theatre WorkshopLIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Extends At New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a one-week extension for LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, by NYTW Usual Suspect and five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill (Love and Information; A Number) directed by NYTW Usual Suspect, Tony Award nominee, & three-time Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, NYTW's eighth collaboration with Churchill, began previews on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, and will open Monday, May 7 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, which was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, May 27, will now run through Sunday, June 3, 2018. (more...)

A+E Networks Announced as First You.i TV React Native CustomerA+E Networks Announced as First You.i TV React Native Customer
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

A+E Networks, the global media content company and Emmy-award winning leader of high-quality, thought-provoking original programming, has chosen You.i TV as the enabling technology to extend its popular HISTORY TVE app a streaming service that offers hundreds of hours of series, documentaries and specials to TV-connected devices. (more...)

MLIMA'S TALE Extends Through June 3MLIMA'S TALE Extends Through June 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere of MLIMA'S TALE. Written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney, MLIMA'S TALE continues The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. MLIMA'S TALE will now run two additional weeks through Sunday, June 3. (more...)

The Goodman to Examine the Ferguson Unrest and Aftermath in Two PlaysThe Goodman to Examine the Ferguson Unrest and Aftermath in Two Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

A collective of perspectives. A public outcry. The establishment of a movement. This month, two new plays- Until the Flood by Dael Orlandersmith, directed by Neel Keller and florissant & canfield by Kristiana Rae Colon, directed by Derrick Sanders-bring a national dialogue to the stage. (more...)

Tickets On Sale 4/23 for Tom Hanks In HENRY IV at Shakespeare Center Of L.A.Tickets On Sale 4/23 for Tom Hanks In HENRY IV at Shakespeare Center Of L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Tickets for 'Henry IV,' staged by Tony Award winning director Daniel Sullivan, featuring Tom Hanks in his Los Angeles stage debut as Shakespeare's greatest comedic character Sir John Falstaff, with Harry Groener as Northumberland, Hamish Linklater as Hal, and Joe Morton as Henry IV, will be available to patrons registering at (more...)

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