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Kitchen Theatre Company presents BRAHMAN/I: A ONE-HIJRA STAND-UP COMEDY SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show by Aditi Brennan Kapil, a play The Hollywood Reporter called 'a layered, insightful consideration of Indian-American cultural identity, gender and colonialism that happens to take the form of a stand-up comedy routine.' Kitchen Theatre Company's new Producing Artistic Director, M. Bevin O'Gara, directs. Performances of Brahman/i begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Theatre on October 8. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Lisa Kron, Tony Kushner and More Set for SKIRBALL TALKS Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

SKIRBALL TALKS, a new series presented by NYU Skirball, will feature two evenings of conversations with renowned theater artists, including: Jason Robert Brown, Lisa Kron, Steven Lutvak, Alex Timbers and Laurence Maslon (October 2); and Tony Kushner, Oskar Eustis and artists from the Palestinian Freedom Theatre (October 16). (more...)

Danni Smith to Star in FUN HOME at Victory Gardens; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. (more...)

Geva's Fielding Studio Series Begins With FORTUNE By Deborah Zoe Laufer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Geva Theatre Center's 2018-2019 Fielding Studio Series begins with Fortune, written and directed by Deborah Zoe Laufer. This production comes to Geva from the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY. The production begins performances on October 4 and runs in the Fielding Stage through October 21. (more...)

SMALL TALK Reading at North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The New Works Reading Series returns to North Coast Repertory Theatre with Small Talk, by Deborah Serra on September 12th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Southern Rep Adds Three Extra Performances of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand and the pre-emptive cancelation of earlier performances due to Hurricane Nate, Southern Rep Theatre and NOCCA Stage Company announce three extra performances of FUN HOME at NOCCA's Nims Black Box Theatre on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 PM, Saturday, October 14 at 3 PM, and Saturday, October 21 at 3 PM. (more...)

Lisa Kron's 2.5 MINUTE RIDE to Make Philly Area Premiere at Theatre Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Theatre Horizon's season of #WomenWhoDare starts off with a moving story of one family's history and culture that is made huge and universal by the power of theatre. Lisa Kron's 2.5 Minute Ride will have it's Philadelphia-area premiere at the Norristown theatre from October 6 through October 29, 2017. (more...)

THE ROOMMATE Opens At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Sharon, a sheltered divorcee from Iowa takes in a roommate: Robyn, a free-spirited, mysterious, lesbian slam poet from the Bronx who is looking to completely change her life. As Sharon begins to uncover Robyn's secrets, while sharing music, books, and an occasional toke, she discovers a deep-seated desire to transform her own life. The Roommate is a subversive, absorbing comedy about what it takes to re-route (more...)

Theatre Horizon Wins American Theatre Wing National Theatre Company Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Theatre Horizon, a professional theatre company located in Norristown, Pennsylvania, is one of twelve theatre companies across the nation to be awarded the American Theatre Wing's National Theatre Company Grant. The prestigious $10,000 grant was awarded to Theatre Horizon because of their distinctive mission, audience cultivation, and their ability to nurture a community of artists in ways that strengthen and demonstrate the quality, diversity, and dynamism of American theatre. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present Theresa Rebeck's BAD DATES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the comedy Bad Dates by Theresa Rebeck, on stage Dec. 12-31. (more...)

The Kitchen Theatre Company Presents Lisa Kron's 2.5 MINUTE RIDE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

The Kitchen Theatre Company's 2018-19 Season continues with 2.5 Minute Ride by three-time Tony-winner Lisa Kron, writer of Broadway's Fun Home. Performances of 2.5 Minute Ride begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on November 25th and run through December 9th. Opening night is Thursday, November 29th. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Fresh Fruit Festival Community Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

On May 14, the FRUITIE AWARDS honoring the best of the 2017 Fresh Fruit Festival plus leading community leaders at a gala celebration at Bowery Arts & Science, 310 Bowery (at First Street), in NYC. (more...)

Theatre Horizon Announces 2017-18 Season Of 'Women Who Dare'
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Theatre Horizon (401 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA) has declared that it is 'The Year of the Woman.' (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Arden Theatre Company's FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Arden Theatre Company closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME now on stage through June 17, 2018, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Honorary Producers are David and Christina Fryman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arden Theatre Company Presents Tony Award-Winning FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Arden Theatre Company closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME from May 17 - June 17, 2018, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Honorary Producers are David and Christina Fryman. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW - May 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Philadelphia (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents Tony Award-Winning FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Arden Theatre Company closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME from May 17 - June 17, 2018, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Honorary Producers are David and Christina Fryman. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Arden Theatre Company's FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Arden Theatre Company closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME from May 17 - June 17, 2018, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Honorary Producers are David and Christina Fryman. (more...)

Juniper Productions Announces Inaugural Partnership With Arts + Crafts Holdings To Present World Premiere Of SPLINTER AND CRACK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Juniper Productions continues its mission to open the doors to exciting and enriching theatrical experiences in unconventional venues throughout Philadelphia with its newest project and first full-length production, staged at 1025 Hamilton in the city's Spring Arts District designed especially for entrepreneurial creatives. (more...)

2018/19 Mainstage Season Announced for Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Baltimore Center Stage is pleased to announce its 2018/19 Mainstage Season, which includes a world premiere and a classic family drama, along with provocative political and social justice stories providing a lens into American life across cultures. (more...)

Zoetic Stage and Arsht Center to Host South Florida Premiere of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Zoetic Stage (@ZoeticStageMIA) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) are proud to present the South Florida premiere of FUN HOME, the five-time Tony Award-winning musical and tragicomedy based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling memoir. Playing April 12 - May 13, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), FUN HOME closes Zoetic Stage's 2017-2018 season and the Center's Theater Up Close Series. (more...)

NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native Gardens will travel June 28 through July 1 to four of our community partner venues for free performances in South Bay, Lemon Grove, Otay Mesa, and Oceanside. Developed in the 2017 Powers New Voices Festival, it runs through June 24 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and then hits the road! (more...)

Photo Flash: ON THE EXHALE Gets Philadelphia-Area Premiere At Theater With A View
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Theater with a View, a professional outdoor theatre company located in Pottstown, PA, is preparing for the Philadelphia-area premiere of Martin Zimmerman's On The Exhale.  The gripping and timely one-person show, which was originally produced by Roundabout Theatre Company Underground, will be presented as part of Theater with a View's 2018 season from July 11 to 28, 2018 at Sycamore Hill, (481 Ebelhare Road, Pottstown).  (more...)

San Diego REP Announces The Cast And Creative Team Of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

San Diego Repertory Theatre announced the cast lineup for Fun Home, one of the most celebrated musicals in recent Broadway history. Fun Home is the coming-out memoir of Alison Bechdel, an exploration of family, memory, first love and a daughter's relationship with her father. Fun Home was nominated for 12 Tony Awards in 2015 winning five including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Leading Actor and Actress in a Musical. Fun Home was also winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical and the Obie Award for Musical Theatre. (more...)

The Comrades Announce Casting for Lisa Kron's IN THE WAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The Comrades have announced casting for their Summer 2017 production, IN THE WAKE by Lisa Kron and directed by Alex Mallory. IN THE WAKE will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) from July 27 through August 26, 2017. Press opening is Saturday, July 29 at 8:00pm. (more...)

TheatreWorks Will Take on FUN HOME in October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2018/ 2019 season with Fun Home, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical. Based on the blazingly honest graphic novel of MacArthur Genius Award winner Alison Bechdel, Fun Home explores Alison's loving, yet dysfunctional upbringing. (more...)

Theatre Horizon Welcomes Guest Artistic Director KC MacMillan for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Theatre Horizon, a professional theatre company located in the greater Philadelphia region, has announced that KC MacMillan will serve as Guest Artistic Director during the company's 2017-18 season featuring stories of 'Women Who Dare.' Current Artistic Director Erin Reilly is taking a maternity-related sabbatical. (more...)

Theatre NOVA Kicks Off 2017-2018 Season with THE REVOLUTIONISTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents the Michigan premiere of "The Revolutionists" by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

EncoreMichigan Announces 2017 Wilde Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 28 when The 2017 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Kitchen Theatre Company, Central New York's Off Broadway theatre, announces its 2018-19 season: seven exciting productions that fit perfectly with the Kitchen's mission to create bold theatre in our intimate space that engages community and sparks important conversations. Beginning with an indie rock musical and ending with a story about a deaf man's struggle to find his place in his family and the world, the season includes comedies, dramas with timely and historical themes, and even a thriller. The season runs from September 9th to June 23rd. Single tickets and subscriptions are on sale now!   (more...)

Theater With A View Announces Philadelphia-Area Premiere Of Martín Zimmerman's ON THE EXHALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Theater with a View, a professional outdoor theatre company located in Pottstown, PA, will stage the Philadelphia-area premiere of Martin Zimmerman's On The Exhale. The gripping and timely one-person show, which was originally produced by Roundabout Theatre Company Underground, will be presented as part of Theater with a View's 2018 season from July 11 to 28, 2018 at Sycamore Hill, (481 Ebelhare Road, Pottstown). (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company Begins 2018 with A Play About An Immigrant's Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with the regional premiere of Ironbound by Martyna Majok, a gritty, honest, and at times humorous look at an immigrant experience in America. Performances of Ironbound begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Performance Space on January 21 and run through February 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: Profile Theatre Begins 2018-2019 Double Season with 2.5 MINUTE RIDE by Lisa Kron
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

PROFILE THEATRE presents a production of the comedic drama 2.5 Minute Ride by Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Lisa Kron. Riding the rails of humor and horror, this solo performance features NYC-based actor Allison Mickelson, who recently impressed audiences at Portland Center Stage in Lisa Kron's award-winning musical Fun Home. It will be directed by Jane Unger, Profile's founding artistic director, and marks the first full (double!) season for Profile's ambitious new Artistic Director Josh Hecht, as well as the third year of the Diversity and Inclusivity Initiative. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW - Jan 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Portland (more...)

FREAKY FRIDAY, SUMMER & More Earn San Diego Craig Noel Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 16th annual Craig Noel Awards for Theatrical Excellence, which will be presented in a ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018, at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego. (more...)

Theater With A View Announces Philadelphia-Area Premiere Of Martín Zimmerman's ON THE EXHALE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Theater with a View, a professional outdoor theatre company located in Pottstown, PA, will stage the Philadelphia-area premiere of Martin Zimmerman's On The Exhale. The gripping and timely one-person show, which was originally produced by Roundabout Theatre Company Underground, will be presented as part of Theater with a View's 2018 season from July 11 to 28, 2018 at Sycamore Hill, (481 Ebelhare Road, Pottstown). (more...)

TheatreWorks Unveils 18-19 Season Including A Hershey Felder World Premiere And More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley reveal the lineup for the company's 49th season, which launches this summer. Among the exhilarating works announced were: the World Premiere of a new piece by Hershey Felder on Claude Debussy, an acclaimed Tony-winning musical, a thrilling political prizefight, and an array of Regional Premieres that include a hit comedy that sends up suburban values, a gospel/rhythm & blues musical developed at TheatreWorks, a heart-stirring musical for the holidays, a comic drama about one of the key historical events in the last century, a searing look at an unsung American hero, plus the return of the grown-up holiday hit The Santaland Diaries. For more information or to purchase subscriptions ($143 - $583) the public can call 650-463-1960 or visit theatreworks.org. Subscriptions are on sale now; single tickets will go on sale in spring 2018. Special pricing is available for seniors (65+), educators, and patrons 35 and under. (more...)

Meet The Cast Of HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH By Philip Dawkins
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Once upon a time in 1955, a magical kingdom was built on the founding principles of dreams, American idealism, and our wildest hopes. Eight years later, a quintessential American family reeling from the loss of their King embarks on a quest for restoration and deliverance in this kingdom. 50 years later, their expedition is brought to dazzling life in an effort to understand one's place in family, the American way, and whether happiness is truly a place where dreams come true. (more...)

Profile Theatre presents 2.5 MINUTE RIDE by Lisa Kron in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

PROFILE THEATRE presents a production of the comedic drama 2.5 Minute Ride by Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Lisa Kron. Riding the rails of humor and horror, this solo performance features NYC-based actor Allison Mickelson, who recently impressed audiences at Portland Center Stage in Lisa Kron's award-winning musical Fun Home. It will be directed by Jane Unger, Profile's founding artistic director, and marks the first full (double!) season for Profile's ambitious new Artistic Director Josh Hecht, as well as the third year of the Diversity and Inclusivity Initiative. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present Theresa Rebeck's BAD DATES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the comedy Bad Dates by Theresa Rebeck, on stage Dec. 12-31. (more...)

2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Announced For Excellence In Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Theatre Philadelphia, the region's marketing and leadership organization for theatre, proudly announces the 2018 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. Celebrating the rich, diverse professional theatre scene in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Barrymore Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 5th at 7pm at the Bok Building at 1901 S. 9th Street in South Philadelphia. Guests will continue the festivities with an after-party Celebration at the same location. Tickets for artists, supporters, and the general public are now on sale at www.theatrephiladelphia.org. (more...)

Lisa Kron's 2.5 MINUTE RIDE to Make Philly Area Premiere at Theatre Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Theatre Horizon's season of #WomenWhoDare starts off with a moving story of one family's history and culture that is made huge and universal by the power of theatre. Lisa Kron's 2.5 Minute Ride will have it's Philadelphia-area premiere at the Norristown theatre from October 6 through October 29, 2017. (more...)

2.5 MINUTE RIDE Opens At Manatee Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Manatee Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce Manatee Players' production of 2.5 Minute Ride for 12 performances, April 5-22, in Bradenton Kiwanis Theater. The author, Lisa Kron, takes the audience on a ride, relaying the comedy and tragedy of her family and their lives as she clicks through family "slides" and tells the story attached to each. (more...)

World Premiere Play BRAWLER Is Next On The Kitchen Theatre Company Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with the world premiere of Brawler by Walt McGough, a play about pro sports and what it means to be a hero, produced in collaboration with Boston Playwrights' Theatre. Performances of Brawler begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Performance Space on April 8 and run through April 22. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents Tony Award-Winning FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Arden Theatre Company closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME from May 17 - June 17, 2018, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Honorary Producers are David and Christina Fryman. (more...)

Matrix Theatre And Theatre NOVA Join In Presenting Free Reading Of NATURAL SHOCKS By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

With the images from Stoneman Douglas High School fresh in our nation's collective mind, and millions of voices rising in unison to demand sensible legislation on gun control now, two local professional theatres are joining the cause by taking part in the National Campaign Of Theater Activism Against Gun Violence, taking place across the country April 19-23, 2018. (more...)

Hook & Eye Theater Presents World Premiere Of SHE-SHE-SHE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Hook & Eye Theater is proud to present the world premiere of She-She-She, a vibrant new devised play with writing by Cynthia Babak that centers on six women whose lives intertwine across generations against the backdrop of one great mountain. Directed by Chad Lindsey, She-She-She is inspired by the real-life friendship between Eleanor Roosevelt and leading black activist Pauli Murray. (more...)

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