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by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015
Sundance Institute today announced the projects and artists participating in its two Fall artist development programs: the Alumni Writers Studio at Flying Point in Water Mill, NY, which ran October 4-11, as well as the two-week Theatre Lab for musical theatre, ensemble-generated projects and solo work at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), taking place November 8-22. Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the initiatives are among the 24 residency Labs the Institute hosts each year for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015
Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their New York premiere production of HIR, a new play by Obie Award-winning theater artist Taylor Mac (A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, The Lily's Revenge, The Walk Across America for Mother Earth, The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac, The Young Ladies Of).
by Jessica Khan - Nov 25, 2015
In an interview with Billboard, HAMILTON star Jonathan Groff talked about the musical's insane success, both onstage and on the music charts. When asked whether he would ever record his own solo album, Groff said, 'Maybe someday.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015
Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The first preview is tonight, November 20 at 8PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The production has an Opening Night set for Monday, December 14 and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015
Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, November 11, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black').
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015
Mercy Street Theatre kicks off its second season with the world premiere of MERRY CHRISTMAS, MULCH PILE!, written by resident playwright Dakota Parobek.  The show runs December 3 - 6, 2015 at Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On Tuesday, May 12 (2PM), please join us for a career Conversations with the company of the 12-time Tony nominated An American in Paris. The event will take place at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway (1871 Broadway New York, NY).
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016
A friendly reminder! Previews begin next Friday, May 13 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons world premiere production of Indian Summer, a new play by Gregory S. Moss (Reunion; punkplay; Billy Witch; La Brea; Orange, Hat & Grace; House of Gold).
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015
Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons has announced details for its 2015 special online Auction.  Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins today, Tuesday, May 5 at www.CharityBuzz.com/PlaywrightsHorizons. Online bidding will continue through Tuesday, May 19. 
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2015
GLEE star Jonathan Groff reveals that he is 'pumped' to perform in a special gala performance of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying at London's Royal Festival Hall.
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2016
On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actor in Featured Role in a Musical nominee for Hamilton, Jonathan Groff, as captured by Walter McBride!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015
Jenni Barber, Quentin Earl Darrington, Bradley Dean, Dan Fogler, Ana Gasteyer, Josh Lamon, Aaron Lazar, Alyse Alan Louis and Rema Webb will join the previously announced Jonathan Groff in the Encores! Off-Center production of William Finn and James Lapine's A New Brain, running June 24 - 27, 2015. The production will be directed by James Lapine, with choreography by Josh Prince.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2016
Jonathan Groff may have already passed on his crown, but that doesn't mean he's missing out on the HAMILTON Tonys action. The star just picked up a nomination for his portrayal of King Geroge III (Best Performance by and Actor in a Feature Role in a Musical) and he's telling us all about why he is in love with the character.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016
Previews begin tonight, May 13 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons world premiere production of Indian Summer, a new play by Gregory S. Moss (Reunion; punkplay; Billy Witch; La Brea; Orange, Hat & Grace; House of Gold).
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2016
Jonathan Groff, current star of Broadway's HAMILTON and lead in the HBO series LOOKING, has lined up his next small screen project.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016
Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 9 at the event space 583 Park Avenue.
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016
Today, June 28th, Tony-nominated actor Jonathan Groff (HAMILTON) will visit NBC's TODAY between 10 - 11 am to talk about the highly anticipated film version of HBO's LOOKING.
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016
On this morning's TODAY, Tony-nominated actor Jonathan Groff (HAMILTON) spoke to Kathie Lee and Hoda about the highly anticipated film version of HBO's LOOKING.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015
Jenni Barber, Quentin Earl Darrington, Bradley Dean, Dan Fogler, Ana Gasteyer, Josh Lamon, Aaron Lazar, Alyse Alan Louis and Rema Webb join Jonathan Groff in the Encores! Off-Center production of William Finn and James Lapine's A New Brain, running tonight, June 24, through June 27, 2015. The production is directed by James Lapine, with choreography by Josh Prince.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015
Mercy Street Theatre continues its debut season with the world premiere of ROTPETER, a new play based on Franz Kafka's 'A Report to an Academy' and adapted by resident playwright Rachel DuBose*. The show runs July 17 ­- August 1, 2015 at Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2016
Today, June 23, Danielle Brooks will stop by the 9 - 10 am hour of NBC's TODAY to discuss the new season of her hit Netflix series'Orange Is the New Black' and making her Broadway debut in the Tony winning musical The Color Purple.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016
MEN ON BOATS, the critically-acclaimed comedy which premiered at Clubbed Thumb's 2015 Summerworks Festival, announced today casting for its return this summer in a co-production by Clubbed Thumb and Playwrights Horizons.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 21, 2015
Jonathan Groff may have been away from Broadway for a while, but this season he is taking the musical theatre community by storm. This spring he appeared in The Public Theater's breakthrough production of HAMILTON as King George III, a role he will follow to Broadway later this summer. He also appeared in a sold-out concert event of HOW TO SUCCEED, performed at London's Royal Festival Hall. Now, Groff is taking on the role of 'Gordon' in A NEW BRAIN, as part of ENCORES! Off-Center series. During a break in rehearsals, Groff chatted with BroadwayWorld about everything A NEW BRAIN, upcoming HAMILTON rehearsals, making his long-awaited Broadway return and so much more. Check out the full interview below and don't forget to catch Groff in the Encores! Off-Center production of A NEW BRAIN, running June 24-27, 2015.
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2016
Below check out the trailer for the upcoming HBO presentation of LOOKING: THE MOVIE, debutingSATURDAY, JULY 23 (10:00-11:25 p.m. ET/PT).
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2016
On Tuesday, June 28th, Tony-nominated actor Jonathan Groff  (HAMILTON) will visit the show between 10 - 11 am to talk about the highly anticipated film version of HBO's LOOKING. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016
Commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, J.T. Rogers' Oslo begins performances today, Thursday, June 16 and will open Monday, July 11 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016
Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, begins its 19th season on Wednesday, July 6 at 6pm with J.T. ROGERS and BARTLETT SHER, the writer and director of LCT's production of the new play OSLO, currently in previews and opening on Monday, July 11 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015
Theatre Development Fund, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will honor three of the organization's 'Unsung Heroes' - Ted Chapin, Jeffrey Gural and Robert Zukerman at TDF's Gala tonight, June 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015
Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson on August 15 at 7:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016
Playwrights Horizons has announced new details for its upcoming 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015
Mercy Street Theatre continues its debut season with the world premiere of ROTPETER, a new play based on Franz Kafka's 'A Report to an Academy' and adapted by resident playwright Rachel DuBose*. The show begins today, July 17, and runs through August 1, 2015 at Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for ROTPETER are on sale now at brownpapertickets.org. 
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 10, 2015
Groff talk about the highly publicized incident involving Lin-Manuel Miranda's refusal to allow audience member Madonna  backstage due to her poor theater etiquette during the show's off-Broadway run.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016
Lincoln Center Theater  will produce OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher, beginning performances Thursday, June 16.   Commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, OSLO will open Monday, July 11 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2016
The Broadway production of Stephen Karam's much-raved-about new play, THE HUMANS opens tonight, February 18, 2016. Directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and featuring its entire acclaimed off-Broadway cast, THE HUMANS plays performances at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre (240 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and the production!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015
Mercy Street Theatre kicks off its second season with the world premiere of MERRY CHRISTMAS, MULCH PILE!, written by resident playwright Dakota Parobek.  The show runs tonight, December 3 - 6, 2015 at Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015
Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The production opens tonight, December 14, at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street), and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015
Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells (THE BOOK OF MORMON) ended his reign as 'King George III' on November 29 in Hamilton on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 W. 46 St). And now Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff -- who joined the cast last spring at The Public Theater -- returns to the role tonight, December 1, after one month of leave to film HBO's LOOKING movie.
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 Meet the Cast - Aug 6, 2015
HAMILTON, the story of 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' opens tonight at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the full company and watch clips from the musical!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016
Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for A LIFE, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016
Playwrights Horizons today announced Musical Theatre Factory as the second theater company to join its Resident Company Program.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015
Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson tonight, August 15 at 7:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015
Berkeley Rep has announced the full company for its 2015-16 season opener Amelie, A New Musical, starring award-winning actress Samantha Barks.
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 Jessica Showers - Apr 30, 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: JASPER IN DEADLAND starts in Seattle, Menzel chats with Corden and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015
Theatre Development Fund, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will honor three of the organization's "Unsung Heroes" - Ted Chapin, Jeffrey Gural and Robert Zukerman at TDF's Gala on Monday, June 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).  TDF is honoring these "heroes," as they have assisted the organization in fulfilling its mission of supporting works of artistic merit and helping to make theatre accessible to all.
by Richard Ridge - Apr 26, 2015
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured Jonathan Groff, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. As a part of the special event, Groff and Ridge spoke in depth about his his time in Spring Awakening. Read on below to find out what he had to say about the show that changed it all for him!
by Richard Ridge - Apr 23, 2015
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured Jonathan Groff, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. As a part of the special event, Groff and Ridge spoke in depth about his current role is the hit Broadway-Bound musical- Hamilton. Read on below to find out what he had to say about playing King George III! Check out the full interview here!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016
Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher.
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