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The Theatre School at DePaul University Presents INTIMATE APPAREL 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

The Theatre School at DePaul University's Showcase Series of Contemporary Plays and Classics presents INTIMATE APPAREL, by Lynn Nottage, and directed by Phyllis E. Griffin. (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University Presents INTIMATE APPAREL 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

The Theatre School at DePaul University's Showcase Series of Contemporary Plays and Classics presents INTIMATE APPAREL, by Lynn Nottage, and directed by Phyllis E. Griffin. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

The Ensemble Theatre Artistic Director Eileen J. Morris announces the theatre's 35th anniversary season lineup, a variety of comedies, dramas, classic, and musical productions. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins Joins Cast of Playwrights Horizons, La Jolla Playhouse's MILK LIKE SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

Playwrights Horizons, Women's Project and La Jolla Playhouse have announced a casting update for the upcoming New York premiere of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge in her New York debut, directed by Rebecca Taichman (Menopausal Gentlemen, Orlando, The Scene). (more...)

THE HELP Cast To Be Honored at the Hollywood Film Awards 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, have announced that the cast of DreamWorks Pictures and Participant Media's 'The Help' - Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Cicely Tyson and Mike Vogel - will be recognized at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony with the 'Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award.' (more...)

MILK LIKE SUGAR at Playwrights Horizons Offers LIVEforFIVE Tickets for First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2011

Lottery entries are now being accepted, starting today, Wednesday, October 5, for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director), Women's Project (Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director) and La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg, Managing Director) production of the New York premiere of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge in her New York debut, directed by Rebecca Taichman (Menopausal Gentlemen, Orlando, The Scene). (more...)

Creative Team Announced For Labyrinth's THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY, Opens 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez, and Managing Director Danny Feldman) has announced the creative team for The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz. (more...)

THE HELP Cast To Be Honored at the Hollywood Film Awards 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, have announced that the cast of DreamWorks Pictures and Participant Media's 'The Help' - Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Cicely Tyson and Mike Vogel - will be recognized at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony with the 'Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award.' (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Brian Stokes Mitchell Sing For Hillman Cancer Center Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

On October 19th several of Broadway's greatest stars will be sharing their talents in the name of supporting Cancer research and patient care at a special benefit produced by EMMY® Award-Winning RWS and Associates Entertainment, Inc. (Ryan Stana, Executive Producer). (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Christine Ebersole to Perform in UPMC Benefit, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

On October 19th several of Broadway's greatest stars will be sharing their talents in the name of supporting Cancer research and patient care at a special benefit produced by EMMY® Award-Winning RWS and Associates Entertainment, Inc. (Ryan Stana, Executive Producer). Tony Award Winners Christine Ebersole and Brian Stokes Mitchell will be performing songs from Broadway hits they starred in such as 42nd Street, Ragtime, and Man of La Mancha at the 2011 Hillman Cancer Center Gala. Veteran Broadway actress and Tony Award winner Michele Pawk will lead the evening as the Mistess of Ceremonies. (more...)

Viola Davis and Husband Adopt Baby Boy!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011

According to People.com, Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon have just announced that they have adopted a baby boy, named Genesis. (more...)

Creative Team Announced For Labyrinth's THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez, and Managing Director Danny Feldman) has announced the creative team for The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz. (more...)

MILK LIKE SUGAR Begins Previews Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

Previews begin this Thursday, October 13 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director), Women's Project (Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director) and La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg, Managing Director) production of the New York premiere of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge in her New York debut. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tonya Pinkins, et al. in MILK LIKE SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director), Women's Project (Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director) and La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg, Managing Director) present the New York premiere of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge in her New York debut. Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Menopausal Gentlemen, Orlando, The Scene), the production has an Opening Night set for Tuesday, November 1 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday, November 20 at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Creative Team Announced For Labyrinth's THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez, and Managing Director Danny Feldman) has announced the creative team for The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Announces Auditions for Its 35th Anniversary Season 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Artistic Director, Eileen J. Morris, announces general auditions for The Ensemble Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season. (more...)

92Y'S Lyrics & Lyricists Presents CARRIED AWAY: BEING COMDEN AND GREEN
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Their partnership was one of Broadway and Hollywood's longest runs. Together, Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote words that gave life to On the Town, Wonderful Town, Bells are Ringing and Singin' in the Rain. Phyllis Newman, Tony Award-winner and Green's wife of more than four decades, summons the essence of their genius - irreverence, humanity, sophisticated wit and joy - in the Lyrics & Lyricists™ season closer Carried Away: Being Comden and Green on May 21, 22 and 23. Joining her are vocalists Sarah Uriarte Berry, Josh Grisetti, Marcus Lovett, Mary Testa and Zakiya Young, with special guest vocalist Leslie Uggams. (more...)

New Rep Announces PASSING STRANGE, Runs 5/1-22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, will conclude its 27th Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Passing Strange. Directed by Kate Warner, with music direction by Todd C. Gordon, and choreography by Kelli Edwards, Passing Strange begins performances on May 1 and runs through May 22, 2011. (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Honored with Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Today it was announced that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will receive a Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement. (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow Honored with Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

Today it was announced that Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club, will receive a Lilly Award for Lifetime Achievement. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Announces Auditions for Its 35th Anniversary Season 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

Artistic Director, Eileen J. Morris, announces general auditions for The Ensemble Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Premiere Stages Produces FOLLOW ME TO NELLIE'S
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

Premiere Stages, celebrating its seventh year as the professional Equity theatre in residence at Kean University, announces the premiere of Follow Me to Nellie's by Dominique Morisseau. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Comedian Colin Quinn will bring his incisive one-man exploration of world history, Long Story Short from Broadway to Long Wharf Theatre. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Sing at Denver's Lone Tree Center Opening, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2011

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell is set to perform at the grand-opening gala of the new Lone Tree Arts Center in Denver on August 27. (more...)

CTC's 28th Season Opens With THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2011

Chautauqua Theater Company Artistic Directors Vivienne Benesch and Ethan McSweeny announce the first production of CTC's 28th season: Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, translated by Paul Schmidt. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon Returns to Broadway in WIT at MTC, Jan. 2012; THE COLUMNIST Delayed
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced that Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon will return to MTC to star in the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow. The limited engagement of WIT will begin previews Thursday, January 5, 2012 and open Thursday, January 26, 2012 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

Premiere Stages Produces FOLLOW ME TO NELLIE'S
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

Premiere Stages, celebrating its seventh year as the professional Equity theatre in residence at Kean University, announces the premiere of Follow Me to Nellie's by Dominique Morisseau. (more...)

Topdog/Underdog Comes To SCR 1/8-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2012

South Coast Repertory will kick off 2012 with Suzan-Lori Parks' powerful Pulitzer Prize winner, Topdog/Underdog, running Jan. 8 - 29 on the Julianne Argyros Stage. (more...)

Topdog/Underdog Comes To SCR 1/8-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

South Coast Repertory will kick off 2012 with Suzan-Lori Parks' powerful Pulitzer Prize winner, Topdog/Underdog, running Jan. 8 - 29 on the Julianne Argyros Stage. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Reading, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

Lou Bellamy to Direct RADIO GOLF at Cleveland Play House, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Lou Bellamy, Artistic Director of the acclaimed Penumbra Theatre, will direct the Cleveland Play House production of Radio Golf, the Tony Award®-nominated finale of playwright August Wilson's unprecedented ten-play cycle chronicling African-American life in the 20th century. Bellamy has been described as the foremost living interpreter of work of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson, and his Penumbra Theatre is proud to have produced more of Wilson's plays than any other theatre in the world. Radio Golf, a co-production with Indiana Repertory Theatre, will begin in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare on Friday, February 10 and run through Sunday, March 4, 2012. Tickets are available at PlayhouseSquare ticket office by calling 216-241-6000 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. Radio Golf is presented with support from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

Finalists Selected For CTG's Regional August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Center Theatre Group, host of the August Wilson Monologue Competition (AWMC) in Southern California, has announced that 15 finalists have been selected to compete in the AWMC regional finals to be held at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum on March 26, 2012. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Debbie Gravitte & More Join Houston Symphony Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2012

The Houston Symphony will welcome Debbie Gravitte, Brian Stokes Mitchell and more for its 2012 holiday season. (more...)

Twitter Watch: Lea Michele- First Look at GLEE Dads!
by BWW - Jan 19, 2012

On Twitter Watch, Lea Michele wrote ' Dads:) http://pic.twitter.com/bpbZZtEN' (more...)

Photo Flash: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jeff Goldblum and Lea Michele on the Set of GLEE!
by BWW - Jan 19, 2012

On Twitter Watch, Lea Michele wrote ' So excited to work with the amazing Jeff Goldblum and my old friend Mr. Brian Stokes Mitchell!!' (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell & Jeff Goldblum to Play Lea Michele's Gay Dads on GLEE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

TVLine.com is now reporting that Broadway, TV and film veterans Brian Stokes Mitchell and Jeff Goldblum have just landed the parts of Rachel's (Lea Michele) adoptive parents on the hit FOX TV show, GLEE. (more...)

Viola Davis, Eddie Redmayne Among 2012 BAFTA Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

The 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards nominations were announced by Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger at BAFTA's headquarters in London. The Orange British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday, February 12th at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, London. This is the fifteenth year of Orange's sponsorship of the Film Awards. The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Fry. (more...)

Lou Bellamy to Direct RADIO GOLF at Cleveland Play House, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

Lou Bellamy, Artistic Director of the acclaimed Penumbra Theatre, will direct the Cleveland Play House production of Radio Golf, the Tony Award®-nominated finale of playwright August Wilson's unprecedented ten-play cycle chronicling African-American life in the 20th century. Bellamy has been described as the foremost living interpreter of work of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson, and his Penumbra Theatre is proud to have produced more of Wilson's plays than any other theatre in the world. Radio Golf, a co-production with Indiana Repertory Theatre, will begin in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare on Friday, February 10 and run through Sunday, March 4, 2012. Tickets are available at PlayhouseSquare ticket office by calling 216-241-6000 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. Radio Golf is presented with support from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents CYRANO 3/8-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Arden Theatre Company 2011/12 mainstage season continues with Edmond Rostand's Cyrano in a new version translated by Michael Hollinger, co-adapted with director Aaron Posner. (more...)

Viola Davis to Join Cast of BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Viola Davis will join the cast of Richard LaGravenese's adaptation of the sci-fi best selling novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Reading, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brian Stokes Mitchell Visits 'Meet The Press'!
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2012

Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell stopped by 'Meet The Press' for an interview with David Gregory while in Washington for the "Discover Ellington Festival." He discusses Duke Ellington, the artist who the festival honors, and the influence that jazz had on him. (more...)

Topdog/Underdog Comes To SCR 1/8-29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

South Coast Repertory will kick off 2012 with Suzan-Lori Parks' powerful Pulitzer Prize winner, Topdog/Underdog, running Jan. 8 - 29 on the Julianne Argyros Stage. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Comedian Colin Quinn will bring his incisive one-man exploration of world history, Long Story Short from Broadway to Long Wharf Theatre. (more...)

Creative Team Announced For Labyrinth's THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez, and Managing Director Danny Feldman) has announced the creative team for The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz. (more...)

Cherise Boothe, Eisa Davis, et al. Set for Playwrights Horizons' MILK LIKE SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director), Women's Project (Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director) and La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg, Managing Director) have announced complete casting for the New York premiere of MILK LIKE SUGAR, a new play by Kirsten Greenidge in her New York debut. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Sing at Denver's Lone Tree Center Opening, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell is set to perform at the grand-opening gala of the new Lone Tree Arts Center in Denver on August 27. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2011

Comedian Colin Quinn will bring his incisive one-man exploration of world history, Long Story Short from Broadway to Long Wharf Theatre. (more...)

Viola Davis Circling New HBO Drama Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Viola Davis is reported to be circling the lead role in a new untitled HBO series. Dee Rees and writer-producer Margaret Nagle are in negotiations to write the story which Rees may also direct, according to the Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon Want to Adopt a Baby
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2011

According to E! News, Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon have just announced that they intend to adopt a baby. (more...)

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