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Bio:
Willie Dirden is a veteran of regional theater. His stage credits include Cementville (Kid Cayman), Lilies of the Field (Homer Smith), Waiting for Godot (Pozzo), Of Mice and Men (Crooks), Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Cutler), Jitney (Becker), Two Trains Running (West), The Boys Next Door (Lucien), ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Willie Dirden is a veteran of regional theater. His stage credits include Cementville (Kid Cayman), Lilies of the Field (Homer Smith), Waiting for Godot (Pozzo), Of Mice and Men (Crooks), Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Cutler), Jitney (Becker), Two Trains Running (West), The Boys Next Door (Lucien), ... (read complete bio)
BWW Review:  RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater is a Masterpiece Photo BWW Review: RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater is a Masterpiece
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 19, 2017

The wait is over. Two River Theater (TRT) opens its 2017/2018 Season with an outstanding production of the time-honored classic, A Raisin in the Sun. The show will be on the Red Bank stage now through October 8. Written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Carl Cofield, it is staged and performed to perfection.

Photo Flash: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley & More Celebrat Photo Photo Flash: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley & More Celebrate Opening Night of A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

It was a swell family affair at Two River Theater last night as a searing and powerful production of Lorraine Hansberry's American classic A Raisin in the Sun, helmed by Carl Cofield and starring Brandon J. Dirden as Walter Lee Younger, his wife Crystal A. Dickinson as Ruth Younger, his father Willie Dirden as Bobo, Brenda Pressley as Lena Younger, Jasmine Batchelor as Beneatha Younger, Nat DeWolf as Karl Lindner, Charlie Hudson III as Joseph Asagai, Owen Tabaka as Travis Younger, York Walker as George Murchison, with Andrew Binger and David Joel Rivera as the Moving Men, celebrated opening night.

Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast Photo Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield.

Photo Flash: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater Photo Photo Flash: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Carl Cofield. The press opening is Friday, September 15 at 7pm and performances will continue through Sunday, October 8 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org.

BWW Interview: Charlie Hudson III in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater 9/9 to  Photo BWW Interview: Charlie Hudson III in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater 9/9 to 10/8
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 23, 2017

Two River Theater launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Charlie Hudson III who plays Asagai in the production. The show will be on the Red Bank stage from 9/9 to 10/8.

Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast Photo Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield.

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Tickets At Two River Theater Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Tickets officially went on sale yesterday for Two River Theater's production of Lorraine Hansberry's classic American Drama, A Raisin In The Sun, playing the venue's Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater from Saturday, Sept. 9th, 2017 to Sunday, October 8th at the Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater.

BWW Interview: Jason Dirden in SEVEN GUITARS at Two River Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 2, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Jason Dirden who will be playing the role of Canewell in the Two River Theater production of 'Seven Guitars.' Written by August Wilson and directed by Brandon Dirden, the show will be on the Red Bank stage from September 12th to October 4th.

Photo Flash: MAGNOLIA Opening Night Party At Hotel Sax
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2009

Magnolia by Regina Taylor and directed by Anna D. Shapiro opened March 14 and plays to April 19 at Goodman Theater. Atlanta, 1963. As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspires Atlanta's black citizens to fight passionately for their civil rights, the new mayor erects 'The Payton Wall' to restrict where they can live