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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014
Artists Rep will kick off its 2014/15 season with the Portland premiere of Intimate Apparel by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Artists Rep Artistic Associate and Resident Artist Michael Mendelson will direct this award-winning, Off-Broadway and regional theatre sensation.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2017
Politco recently published its list of 50 Ideas Blowing Up American Politics (and the People Behind Them), and playwright Lynn Nottage was featured for her play Sweat. Sweat focuses on telling the stories of the downtrodden steelworkers in Pennsylvania.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017
The University of Washington School of Drama's season opener is Lynn Nottage's sharp, irreverent look at racism and Black female ambition in Hollywood, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015
Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015
The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production begins tonight, September 16, with an opening slated for September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016
The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016
The Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of Aubergine, a new play by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Julia Cho (BFE at Playwrights, The Language Archive, The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Architecture of Loss), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Fabulation, Inked Baby at Playwrights; The Miracle Worker on Broadway; Ruined; Her Requiem), is the opening production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. The show is currently in previews, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014
Premiere Stages, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary as the professional Equity theatre in residence at Kean University, will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage to Kean's campus on Sunday, November 16 as part of Premiere Artists, its acclaimed professional development program for Kean University students.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017
The University of Washington School of Drama's season opener is Lynn Nottage's sharp, irreverent look at racism and Black female ambition in Hollywood, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016
The Public Theater presents the extended New York Premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. Directed by Kate Whoriskey, SWEAT begins performances tonight, October 18 and was originally scheduled to run through Sunday, November 20. It will now run through Sunday, November 27 with an official press opening on Thursday, November 3.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016
The extended New York Premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage officially opens tonight, November 3, at The Public Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014
Eclipse Theatre Company announces League of Chicago Theatres Executive Director Deb Clapp as the recipient of theirSixth Annual Corona Award, which honors an individual who plays an important role in supporting and nurturing the growth of the Chicago theatre community as well as small- to medium-sized organizations such as Eclipse.
by Jessica Showers - May 5, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: FISH IN THE DARK welcomes back a star, we find out this year's Theatre World Award winners, and THE AUDIENCE returns to the West End!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014
The Old Globe today announced it will present two Shakespeare-themed events. On Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m., Tony Award winner Roger Rees will return to the Globe for a one-night-only engagement of What You Will, his hysterical (and somewhat historical) 90-minute gallop through the world of Shakespeare. On Today, May 3 at 11:00 a.m., Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein will offer an encore of Thinking Shakespeare Live!, his 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare. This fast-paced, funny, and altogether fascinating program based on Edelstein's book, Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard, reveals a performer's approach to Shakespearean language so audiences may easily understand the poetry of the Bard.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017
Bartlett Theater announces complete casting today for CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY by Lynn Nottage. Directed by Karen Dacons-Brock, CRUMBS begins performances today, March 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017
The searing new play Sweat begins previews on Broadway tomorrow Saturday, March 4 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater, Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey will officially open on Broadway on March 26, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018
Edwards's world premiere adaptation of THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Oscar Wilde's story of a man who sells his soul for unaging beauty, transports the story from the novel's setting of Victorian-era England to 1970's New York City, during the dawning of the AIDS and crack cocaine epidemics.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014
The Old Globe today announced it will present two Shakespeare-themed events. On Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m., Tony Award winner Roger Rees will return to the Globe for a one-night-only engagement of What You Will, his hysterical (and somewhat historical) 90-minute gallop through the world of Shakespeare. On Saturday, May 3 at 11:00 a.m., Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein will offer an encore of Thinking Shakespeare Live!, his 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare. This fast-paced, funny, and altogether fascinating program based on Edelstein's book, Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard, reveals a performer's approach to Shakespearean language so audiences may easily understand the poetry of the Bard.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017
What would the USA look like if the extreme Christian right got everything they wanted? In this slightly alternate present just before the rapture, a Reverend President has eliminated the "fake news" and homosexuality is outlawed.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014
Carol Becker, Dean of Faculty of Columbia University School of the Arts, announced today the appointment of two acclaimed playwrights to the faculty of the Arts: David Henry Hwang, Associate Professor of Theatre in Playwriting and director of the Playwriting Concentration, and Lynn Nottage, Associate Professor of Theatre in Playwriting.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014
Today, the family of Vinicius de Moraes issued the following statement regarding the Broadway bound musical adaptation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014
Producers Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, and Paula Marie Black announced today that the new musical stage adaptation of Black Orpheus will feature a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and will be directed by multi Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017
Shakespeare & Company presents Intimate Apparel, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by long-time company member Daniela Varon. This winner of the 2004 Steinberg New Play Award, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award runs in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre from July 20 through August 13, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015
The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season kicks off with the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's biting satire about racial stereotyping in Hollywood: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK.  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark will have 15 performances, including one preview, August 27 through September 20, 2015, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016
Playwrights Horizons will present AUBERGINE- the New York premiere of a new play by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Julia Cho (BFE at PH, The Language Archive, The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Architecture of Loss), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Fabulation, Inked Baby at PH; Ruined; Her Requiem).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016
Michael Potts, best known for his roles of Brother Mouzone in 'The Wire' and Mafala Hatimbi in The Book of Mormon, has returned to Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) as Raif in CTC's THE PROFANE, a new play commissioned from the celebrated CTC New Play Workshop alum Zayd Dohrn (Sick - 2008, Muckrakers - 2012).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015
Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, presents Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel from July 24 through August 2 on the Bratton Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016
Michael Potts, best known for his roles of Brother Mouzone in 'The Wire' and Mafala Hatimbi in The Book of Mormon, has returned to Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) as Raif in CTC's THE PROFANE, a new play commissioned from the celebrated CTC New Play Workshop alum Zayd Dohrn (Sick - 2008, Muckrakers - 2012).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017
Shakespeare & Company presents Intimate Apparel, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by long-time company member Daniela Varon. This winner of the 2004 Steinberg New Play Award, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award runs in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre from July 20 through August 13, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016
Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) and the Chautauqua Writers' Center have proudly partnered on their third new play commission, coming July 22 to the Bratton Theater stage.  This year's commission, The Profane, is written by the celebrated CTC New Play Workshop alum Zayd Dohrn (Sick - 2008, Muckrakers - 2012).  Directed by CTC Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and playing July 22 - 31 at the Chautauqua Institution. Tickets are $35 and are currently on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016
Playwrights Horizons has announced new details for its upcoming 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018
Paul Edwards's world premiere adaptation of THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Oscar Wilde's story of a man who sells his soul for unaging beauty, transports the story from the novel's setting of Victorian-era England to 1970's New York City, during the dawning of the AIDS and crack cocaine epidemics. THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, to be directed by Andrea J. Dymond, will feature Javier Ferreira (Shakespeare in HER MAJESTY'S WILL and Henry Olney in NORTHANGER ABBEY, both at Lifeline) in the title role. Gabriel Fries, who recently appeared in Nothing Without a Company's THE KID THING, will be Basil, the painter of the eponymous portrait that on the canvas not only shows its subject aging, but also shows Gray's sins, while in life Gray himself remains young and attractive.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017
The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce the addition of seven new artists to the critically-acclaimed and award-winning company.  The new Company Members include Kara Davidson, Elana Elyce, Ben Hertel, Derek Matson, Matthew Muñiz, Ericka Ratcliff and Vanessa Stalling.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017
Four award-winning playwrights will join the residency programs at Signature Theatre, the company announced today.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016
The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
Raven Theatre is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Season, kicking off this fall with the sharp and boisterous play CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat, Ruined). Tyrone Phillips directs this drama about family, faith and revolution.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Producers Stuart Thompson and Louise Gund have announced the full cast for the Broadway production of the searing new play Sweat. Alison Wright ('The Americans') joins the previously announced cast from the critically acclaimed Public Theater engagement.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016
Centenary College Theater Department's NextStage Repertory presents Lynn Nottage's harrowing MUD, RIVER, STONE February 11 through February 14 in the Little Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017
Bartlett Theater announces complete casting today for CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY by Lynn Nottage. Directed by Karen Dacons-Brock, CRUMBS begins performances on Friday, March 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015
The Yard's production of Milk Like Sugar, by award winning playwright Kirsten Greenidge, will feature a mixed ensemble of professional actors along with The Yard company members who are all students in the Senn Arts magnet program of Chicago's Senn High School.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016
Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, August 8, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere production of AUBERGINE, a new play by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Julia Cho (BFE at Playwrights, The Language Archive, The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Architecture of Loss).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015
The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season kicks off with the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's biting satire about racial stereotyping in Hollywood: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK.  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark will have 15 performances, including one preview, tonight, August 27, through September 20, 2015, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014
Artists Rep will kick off its 2014/15 season with the Portland premiere of Intimate Apparel by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Artists Rep Artistic Associate and Resident Artist Michael Mendelson will direct this award-winning, Off-Broadway and regional theatre sensation.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016
The Public Theater announced today that the New York Premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage has been extended one week.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015
Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016
Previews begin next Friday, August 19 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of AUBERGINE, a new play by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Julia Cho (BFE at Playwrights, The Language Archive, The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Architecture of Loss).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
The Juilliard School today announced that alumnus Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, director of Juilliard Jazz Studies, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, will address the graduates at the school's 113th commencement ceremony, which takes place Friday, May 18, 2018, at 11am in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Mr. Marsalis received an honorary doctor of music degree from Juilliard in 2006. This will be the final commencement for Juilliard President Joseph W. Polisi, who has had a long association with Mr. Marsalis and asked that he be the commencement speaker. In July, Damian Woetzel will begin as the school's seventh president.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018
The Acting Company presents a one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11. Directed by Michael Wilson, the acclaimed Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner, the performance reunites much of the cast and creative team from last season's critically acclaimed production at the American Repertory Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018
The 2018-19 Signature Theatre Season will feature six works by five resident playwrights, including two productions by Signature's new Residency 1 playwright, Lynn Nottage, and a world premiere musical from Signature's first musical theatre writer-in-residence Dave Malloy, the company announced today.