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Recent credits include: title role of Hamlet (The Wilma Theater), Antony & Cleopatra, Romeo N Juliet, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (Atlantic Theater, NYC), Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Prudence in The Convert, Josephine in Ruined, A Doll’s House (Williamstown ... (read more)
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Recent credits include: title role of Hamlet (The Wilma Theater), Antony & Cleopatra, Romeo N Juliet, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (Atlantic Theater, NYC), Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Prudence in The Convert, Josephine in Ruined, A Doll’s House (Williamstown ... (read more)
Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 12, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Kenny Leon, opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running through Sunday, June 23. (more...)

HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, THE PROM, and More Win 2019 Drama Desk Awards - Full List!HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, THE PROM, and More Win 2019 Drama Desk Awards - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2019

In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2019 Tony nominations. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to Drama Desk, Chita Rivera Award NomineesPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to Drama Desk, Chita Rivera Award Nominees
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - May 26, 2019

Last week I went to the Drama Desk Award Nominations Reception at Green Room 42, here in NYC.  This is one of the last few events where you get to meet some of the newest folks doing theater OFF Broadway and On Broadway.  You also get a chance to chat to some of the actors who are nominated for this year's Tony Awards, as well. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - May 6, 2019

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 19 categories, with one special award and three honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Drama Desk Award-nominated writer and performer of The New One, Mike Birbiglia. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. (more...)

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony. (more...)

Breaking: OKLAHOMA!, TOOTSIE & More Earn Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!Breaking: OKLAHOMA!, TOOTSIE & More Earn Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2019 Tony nominations. (more...)

Breaking: BE MORE CHILL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More Pick Up Nominations for Lucille Lortel Awards!Breaking: BE MORE CHILL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More Pick Up Nominations for Lucille Lortel Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony. (more...)

Ilana Glazer, Justin Theroux, Pierce Brosnan Lead Horror Film FALSE POSITIVEIlana Glazer, Justin Theroux, Pierce Brosnan Lead Horror Film FALSE POSITIVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

Deadline reports that Ilana Glazer has set her first project post-Broad City: a horror film she co-wrote called False Positive, in which she stars in along with Justin Theroux and Pierce Brosnan. John Lee co-wrote and will direct the project at A24. (more...)

BWW Review: Athol Fugard's BOESMAN AND LENA and The Need To Be Seen Through Another's EyesBWW Review: Athol Fugard's BOESMAN AND LENA and The Need To Be Seen Through Another's Eyes
by Michael Dale - Feb 27, 2019

The soft clanging of pots and pans gently hitting each other is the first indication that the title characters of South African playwright Athol Fugard's 1969 indictment of Apartheid segregation, Boesman and Lena have arrived. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BOESMAN AND LENAPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BOESMAN AND LENA
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 26, 2019

Boesman and Lena officially opened on Monday, February 26 in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center. The production is a limited engagement through March 17, 2019. (more...)

Epix Announces DEEP STATE Season 2 Premiere Date, Trailer ReleasedEpix Announces DEEP STATE Season 2 Premiere Date, Trailer Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Premium network EPIX today announced that season 2 of the espionage drama Deep State will premiere on April 28 at 9 PM ET/PT. Viewers can catch up on the first season of Deep State before the season 2 premiere via EPIX NOW, the network's new streaming service available for download in the App store for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV and in Google Play for Android phones and tablets. (more...)

Photo Flash: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Kamilah Forbes, recently celebrated opening night on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature's BOESMAN AND LENAPhoto Flash: First Look at Signature's BOESMAN AND LENA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Get a first look below at Boesman and Lena opening on Monday, February 26 in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center. The production is a limited engagement through March 17, 2019 (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With Signature Theatre's BOESMAN AND LENAPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal With Signature Theatre's BOESMAN AND LENA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Boesman and Lena by Athol Fugard and directed by Yael Farber.The production runs February 5, 2019 to March 17, 2019 with a February 25, 2019 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Zainab Jah and Sahr Ngaujah Lead Signature's BOESMAN AND LENAZainab Jah and Sahr Ngaujah Lead Signature's BOESMAN AND LENA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The cast and creative team have been announced for the Signature Theatre production of Boesman and Lena by Athol Fugard and directed by Yael Farber. (more...)

Music-Filled ROMEO AND JULIET Up Next At The Wilma TheaterMusic-Filled ROMEO AND JULIET Up Next At The Wilma Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Lean, vibrant, and rewired with a youthful jolt of energy and activism, this isn't the play your eighth grade teacher made you read. An age old feud, fueled by a cycle of violence and power, spiraling out of control. A generation seeking more meaning than their parents' world will allow. A burgeoning love that tries to defy it all. Artistic Director Blanka Zizka helms a refreshed re-telling of Shakespeare's famous love story, running at the Wilma from January 15 through February 9, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: NATURAL SHOCKS Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: NATURAL SHOCKS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

The world premiere of Natural Shocks starring Tony Nominee Pascale Armand (Eclipsed, The Trip to Bountiful) celebrated opening night last night, check out the photos below! (more...)

AUDELCO Announces Viv Award Nominations, CARMEN JONES LeadsAUDELCO Announces Viv Award Nominations, CARMEN JONES Leads
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

AUDELCO has announced the nominees for their 2018 'Viv' Awards, honoring Black Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Rehearsals Have Begun For SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY At Kirk Douglas TheatreRehearsals Have Begun For SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY At Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Rehearsals have begun for the hit MCC Theater production of "School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play" by Jocelyn Bioh. Directed by Rebecca Taichman, the production will begin previews September 2, open September 8 and continue through September 30, 2018, at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Day of School! In Rehearsal with SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAYPhoto Flash: First Day of School! In Rehearsal with SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Rehearsals began in New York City for the upcoming return engagement of Jocelyn Bioh's acclaimed award-winning comedy "School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play", directed by Rebecca Taichman, which will be presented by MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street , October 16th through October 25th. Official opening night is set for October 22nd. (more...)

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