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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
Long Wharf Theatre's Contemporary American Voices Festival, an annual celebration of adventurous, innovative new plays, will kick off the 2016-17 season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016
Based on the true story of six-time world champion boxer Emile Griffith, Man in the Ring charts Emile's humble beginnings in the U.S. Virgin Islands to his infamous match against his archrival Benny "Kid" Paret. When Benny challenges Emile's sexual identity, Griffith responds in the ring and leaves a mark that lingers long after their legendary encounter. Man in the Ring is a story of violence, love, and life under the public eye-and one man's fight to get the world back in his corner.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016
Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell.
by Brett Cullum - Sep 14, 2016
They have cast the show without regard to race, perceived sexual orientation or physical types, and in the process expanded the vision of what could be a narrow exercise into a universal one. Never has the play felt so broad and borderless, and the staging reveals interesting struggles inside both American culture and methods of acting.
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2016
David Rasche will return to his role of Alden Schmidt, the president of Ladner Trinity Lutheran Church, in TV Land's IMPASTOR.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016
Center Theatre Group mourns the loss of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, who passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Plans for a memorial event will be announced in the coming days.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016
Dino Dimitriadis, in association with Red Line Productions, is pleased to present The Shadow Box by Michael Cristofer at the Old Fitz Theatre from November 15.
by Jessica Khan - Nov 30, 2016
Today's big news: Barbra Streisand kicks off the Florida leg of her concert tour, and STRICTLY BALLROOM cha chas into the UK starting tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016
Showbiz411.com has reported that a previously announced Critics Choice Award nomination for 'Homeland' star and Broadway legend, Mandy Patinkin, has been rescinded. Citing a discrepancy with the show's finale date, the Critics' Choice committee was forced to rescind its nomination for the star, instead awarding the nomination slot to Better Call Saul's, Michael McKean.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2016
Nothing Important Productions takes to the Hollywood Fringe Festival with its original play, Seven Decembers. First presented to sold-out audiences as a workshop at LACC's Theatre Academy, Seven Decembers makes its official debut this June.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016
The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs present Bill Russell and Henry Krieger's Side Show directed by Ashley Teague '17 beginning May 5, 2016.  
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016
Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. Man in the Ring runs September 15 - October 16, 2016 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, September 24 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016
The Old Globe today announced further news about its 2016 Summer Season, which will feature new and familiar works directed by four major American stalwarts.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016
On Monday, June 27, 2016, MTAP--Musical Theatre Artists of Pittsburgh launches Hot Metal Musicals Incubator with Dear Boy, book and lyrics by Jeanne Drennan and music by David Berlin, to be presented as a reading at 7:00pm at the Pittsburgh CLO's Charles Gray Auditorium, 130 CLO Academy Way in downtown Pittsburgh.
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 10, 2016
The 70th Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 12th at 8/9c hosted by James Corden. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016
The Old Globe presents the world premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star. It will be directed by Gordon Edelstein in a co-production with Long Wharf Theatre, where Edelstein serves as Artistic Director (and no, he is not related to Barry).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016
The Old Globe today announced that, due to popular demand, another additional week has been added to the world premiere run of Steve Martin's new play Meteor Shower, which will now play July 30 - September 18, 2016, with opening night on August 7.
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2016
Mandy Patinkin has also joined previously announced cast members Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017
Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist and composer Terence Blanchard.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017
American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. Aimee Todoroff and Tonya Pinkins direct. The evening of one-act works include Trifles by Susan Glaspell (1916), Exit: An Illusion by Marita Bonner (1929), and The People by Susan Glaspell (1918). Performances will be staged at the Gloria Maddox Theatre, 151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 from February 15-March 5, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017
The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs continue their season with Our Country's Good, by Timberlake Wertenbaker, a captivating exploration of the purpose of art and the resilience of the human spirit. Our Country's Good, under the direction of Ashley Teague ('17), runs Feb. 23 - March 11, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017
This winter, Tony- and Oscar Award-winning actress Mercedes Ruehl returns to the faculty at HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, to teach an advanced scene study class for professional performers.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017
The Playgroup, LLC presents Good Mourning Six performances at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL, 33486. March 3 through March 12, 2017. Friday and Saturday at 8PM, Sunday at 2PM. Rated PG-13. Tickets: $25, groups of 4 or more are $15 each. Visit http://www.willowtheatre.org or call (561) 347-3948.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017
MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator presents its third installment of new musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of The Storm with book, lyrics and music by Stephanie Riso. This free reading, featuring a cast of 15 and directed by Pittsburgh CLO's producing director Mark Fleischer, will be held on Sunday, January 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Pittsburgh CLO's Charles Gray Auditorium, 130 CLO Academy Way in downtown Pittsburgh. MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator readings are being presented with the extensive cooperation and support of the Pittsburgh CLO.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017
American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
This winter, Tony- and Oscar Award-winning actress Mercedes Ruehl returns to the faculty at HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, to teach an advanced scene study class for professional performers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017
The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs continue their season with Our Country's Good, by Timberlake Wertenbaker, a captivating exploration of the purpose of art and the resilience of the human spirit. Our Country's Good, under the direction of Ashley Teague ('17), runs Feb. 23 - March 11, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot will receive a rare New York revival this spring at The Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa (66 East 4th Street) with previews beginning March 9th, 2017 for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through March 26th.  Opening Night is set for Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017
American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017
Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017
Theatre for a New Audience (Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's tragicomic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teethtonight, February 14, through March 19 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center(262 Ashland Place), TFANA's state-of-the-art permanent home in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot will receive a rare New York revival this spring at The Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa (66 East 4th Street) with previews beginning March 9th, 2017 for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through March 26th.  Opening Night is set for Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7pm.
by Jade Kops - Dec 4, 2016
Angus Cerini's one man play RESPLENDENCE challenges late night theater goers at The Old Fitz to examine their control on their lives.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016
Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2016, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 23 January 2017 at 6pm at the York Theatre, Seymour Centre, a much larger venue than previous years due to the burgeoning popularity of the ceremony.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016
MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator presents its third installment of new musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of The Storm with book, lyrics and music by Stephanie Riso.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016
Nothing Important Productions returns to The Lounge Theatre with Seven Decembers, winner of the Hollywood Fringe Encore! Producer's Award. Seven Decembers made its official debut to sold-out audiences in June, and has been invited back to the stage on August 19th and 20th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2016
More than 410 Elly nominees for the 2015-16 season were announced at an informal nomination reception on Sunday, August 7, 2016 beginning at 7pm. More than 100 actors, directors, technicians, and producers were on hand to listen excitedly for their names to be called.  This year's theme is Some Enchanted Ellys. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016
Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell.
by Gil Kaan - Aug 18, 2016
Director Jenny Sullivan has made her birthright name her own; acting and directing since her early twenties. The daughter of actor Barry Sullivan, Jenny's latest project finds her directing Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy's comic piece PARALLEL LIVES at the Falcon Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016
Long Wharf Theatre's Contemporary American Voices Festival, an annual celebration of adventurous, innovative new plays, will kick off the 2016-17 season.
by Audition Roundup - Apr 24, 2016
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 24, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016
The Winthrop Playmakers will present the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for Drama winning play, 'The Shadow Box' by Michael Cristofer, April 21 - 24, 2016. As directed by Nicholas Raponi, this powerful production is being performed at Memorial Hall at Winthrop High School, which will be reconfigured to an intimate black box space onstage. The Winthrop Playmakers are also spotlighting three local organizations associated with topics faced by the families in the play: AIDS Action Committee, Survivors by the Sea, and the Winthrop Council on Aging/Senior Center.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016
Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced on today, April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016
Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016
Raise a glass! It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that HAMILTON has officially won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016
Broadway's master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his critically acclaimed theatre concert, MANDY PATINKIN in Concert, Dress Casual, to the Ed Mirvish Theatre for two performances only on June 15 and 16, 2016, at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale to Mirvish subscribers today, Monday, April 18, to American Express cardmembers on Wednesday, April 20 and to the general public on Tuesday, April 26. Mandy Patinkin has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theatre, the concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016
Three renowned achievers will be honored for their lifetime accomplishments with the 37th Annual Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service. The awards recognize individuals who have enriched modern culture through their professional and personal endeavors.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016
The Winthrop Playmakers will present the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for Drama winning play, 'The Shadow Box' by Michael Cristofer, April 21 - 24, 2016. As directed by Nicholas Raponi, this powerful production is being performed at Memorial Hall at Winthrop High School, which will be reconfigured to an intimate black box space onstage. The Winthrop Playmakers are also spotlighting three local organizations associated with topics faced by the families in the play: AIDS Action Committee, Survivors by the Sea, and the Winthrop Council on Aging/Senior Center.