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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2008
Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) is proud to announce casting for HOME, by Samm-Art Williams and directed by Ron OJ Parson. HOME will be the second production of Signature's 2008-09 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014
Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater announce an extension to the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run September 11 - October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2010
Court Theatre continues its 56th season with Samm-Art Williams' Home, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The production will run November 11 - December 12, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2010
Court Theatre continues its 56th season with Samm-Art Williams' Home, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The production will run November 11 - December 12, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008
Tickets go on sale today for Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of HOME, the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director), currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary season, has announced the complete cast for its upcoming production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winnerQuiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The company will feature ANTHONY CHISHOLM (Radio Golf, Jitney), DARIUSH KASHANI (Homebody/Kabul), TONY PLANA (Ugly Betty), ARMANDO RIESCO (2ST's Water by the Spoonful), ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ (Motherf***er with the Hat, Orange is the New Black), and ANNAPURNA SRIRAM (Pericles at Berkeley Rep).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010
Court Theatre continues its 56th season with Samm-Art Williams' Home, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The production will run November 11 - December 12, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010
Court Theatre continues its 56th season with Samm-Art Williams' Home, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The production will run November 11 - December 12, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2008
Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of HOME will begin previews on Tuesday, November 11. HOME is the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 Season, celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2008
Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of HOME will begin previews on Tuesday, November 11. HOME is the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 Season, celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC).
by Meet the Cast - Mar 7, 2014
Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010
Salt Lake City's Plan-B Theatre continues its 2009/10 season with the world premiere of Wallace, by Utah playwrights Jennifer Nii and Debora Threedy.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2009
Passion, piety, and the enticement of power sparks a once in a lifetime historic event. Based on the enduring account of a young scholar's rise to the papacy, and brought to life by the original producer of HAIR on Broadway, this musical extravaganza unleashes one of the most controversial stories in the history of mankind. A cast of 26 professionals, an award winning team, and live music create this stunning premiere, for a limited run at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010
InnateVolution Theater Productions Artistic Director Toma Tavares Langston and choreographer Shawn Quinlan stage Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2010
InnateVolution Theater Productions Artistic Director Toma Tavares Langston and choreographer Shawn Quinlan stage Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2010
InnateVolution Theater Productions Artistic Director Toma Tavares Langston and choreographer Shawn Quinlan stage Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014
Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced casting today for The Color Purple, the glorious musical saga which opens Friday, September 26, 2014 and runs from September 23 - November 2, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014
Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with Seven Guitars written by August Wilson, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Seven Guitars will run tonight, January 9 - February 9, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2009
Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of HOME ends its limited run on Sunday, January 11th. The production, originally scheduled to close on Sunday, January 4th, was extended one week by popular demand. HOME, by Samm-Art Williams and directed by Ron OJ Parson, is the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC). The show began performances on November 11th and opened December 7th at the Peter Norton Space located at 555 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues).
by Chicago News Desk - Jan 5, 2009
Northlight Theatre continues its 2008-2009 Season with the World Premiere of Po Boy Tango by Kenneth Lin, directed by Chay Yew. The production, featuring Ken Narasaki, Jeanne Sakata and Jacqueline Williams, runs January 7-February 15, 2009 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014
Court Theatre announces the extension of Seven Guitars written by August Wilson, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The production will now run through Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Tickets for the week-long extension are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012
Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the World Premiere of Invisible Man, adapted from Ralph Ellison's novel by Oren Jacoby, and directed by Christopher McElroen.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2009
Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) will end their production of HOME today, Sunday, January 11th. HOME, by Samm-Art Williams and directed by Ron OJ Parson, is the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC). The show began performances on November 11th and opened December 7th at the Peter Norton Space located at 555 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2014
BroadwayWorld has confirmed that acclaimed actress Diahann Carroll has withdrawn from the upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and also starring Denzel Washington. LaTanya Richardson Jackson will assume the role of Lena Younger in the production, currently in rehearsals.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2010
Salt Lake City's Plan-B Theatre continues its 2009/10 season with the world premiere of Wallace, by Utah playwrights Jennifer Nii and Debora Threedy.
by David Clarke - Feb 2, 2013
With less than twenty-four hours until the Ensemble Theatre opened the Regional Premiere of KNOCK ME A KISS, I got to have a brief conversation about the play with its playwright, Charles Smith. During our conversation we discussed the play, which introduces audiences to Yolande Du Bois, daughter of W.E.B. Du Bois. It exposes the audience to the hardships she faced and endured in search of her own happiness.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014
Legacy Month, a celebration of Crossroads Theatre Company's history and contributions to the American cultural landscape, will continue with Richard Wesley's Playbook, a celebration of the prolific playwright and screenwriter's work with performances, video and testimonials on Sunday, March 2.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2009
Passion, piety, and the enticement of power sparks a once in a lifetime historic event. Based on the enduring account of a young scholar's rise to the papacy, and brought to life by the original producer of HAIR on Broadway, this musical extravaganza unleashes one of the most controversial stories in the history of mankind. A cast of 26 professionals, an award winning team, and live music create this stunning premiere, for a limited run at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2008
Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) announced today that their production of HOME has been extended by popular demand for one week, from Sunday, January 4th to Sunday, January 11th. HOME, by Samm-Art Williams and directed by Ron OJ Parson, is the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC). The show began performances on November 11th and opened December 7th at the Peter Norton Space located at 555 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues).
by Peter James Zielinski - Dec 8, 2008
Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of HOME opened last night, Sunday, December 7. HOME is the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 Season, celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2008
Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of HOME opens this Sunday, December 7. HOME is the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 Season, celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC).
by Chicago News Desk - Dec 20, 2008
Northlight Theatre continues its 2008-2009 Season with the World Premiere of Po Boy Tango by Kenneth Lin, directed by Chay Yew. The production, featuring Ken Narasaki, Jeanne Sakata and Jacqueline Williams, runs January 7-February 15, 2009 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013
Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with Seven Guitars written by August Wilson, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Seven Guitars will run January 9 - February 9, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011
Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the World Premiere of Invisible Man, adapted from Ralph Ellison's novel by Oren Jacoby, and directed by Christopher McElroen.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010
Court Theatre continues its 56th season with Samm-Art Williams' Home, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The production will run November 11 - December 12, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 9, 2015
Broadwayworld.com interviewed playwright, Richard Wesley about his career and upcoming show, 'Autumn' at Crossroads Theatre Company. 'Autumn' will be on the New Brunswick stage from April 23rd through May 3rd.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 3, 2015
'Autumn' a World Premiere drama by Richard Wesley will be onstage at Crossroads Theatre Company from April 23rd through May 3rd.