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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016
 The REP Professional Theatre Company presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of Halley Feiffer's I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard,  the navigation of the complicated divide of father-daughter relationships, as each struggles in one way or another, to make the other proud.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016
UMKC Theatre kicks off its 2016-2017 season with the explosive satirical play, O Beautiful by Theresa Rebeck. Co-directed by Stephanie Roberts and Theodore Swetz, O Beautiful will preview October 14, 15, 17, 18, open October 19, and run selected dates through October 23 at the Spencer Theatre, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, on the UMKC campus.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that Tony Award winner Reed Birney (The Humans) will star in the leading role of Ken Carpenter in the upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Lett's 2003 play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. Mr. Birney has previously appeared in three Second Stage productions - The Family of Mann, Loose Knit, and Winterplay.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016
 The REP Professional Theatre Company presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of Halley Feiffer's I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard,  the navigation of the complicated divide of father-daughter relationships, as each struggles in one way or another, to make the other proud.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today that is now accepting script submissions for the 2017 National Playwrights Conference.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016
Second Stage Theatre has announced complete casting for its upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016
Producer Stuart Thompson announced today that John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation will return to Broadway this spring in a revival starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa and Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan. Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Punk Rock) will direct the production, which is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre in April 2017 and will run for 15 weeks only.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016
UMKC Theatre kicks off its 2016-2017 season with the explosive satirical play, O Beautiful by Theresa Rebeck. Co-directed by Stephanie Roberts and Theodore Swetz, O Beautiful will preview October 14, 15, 17, 18, open October 19, and run selected dates through October 23 at the Spencer Theatre, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, on the UMKC campus.
by Mike Mekus - Oct 10, 2016
One of the most frightening and tense theatrical experiences Pittsburgh has to offer right now, supported by incredible sound design and brilliant performances.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere play The Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founder David Mamet, directed by artistic director Neil Pepe.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2016
Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney play husband and wife onstage- Erik and Deirdre Blake in Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS. The play, which originated at the Roundabout Theatre Company last year, earned six Tony nominations, including nods for the duo (Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play). Check out why they couldn't be happier below!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016
The Drama Book Shop will welcome back playwright and actress Halley Feiffer for an intimate discussion about her craft and her new play, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Gynecologic Oncology Unit At Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Of New York City. The play is currently receiving its world premiere at MCC's Lucille Lortel Theatre.  Feiffer and Playwright and Drama Book Shop employee Steven Carl McCasland will discuss her work on Friday, May 27th at 5:00pm. The event is free to the public. The 
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017
Undermain Theatre presents a Dallas premiere, REALLY, by Jackie Sibblies Drury. REALLY will be produced at Undermain's home in Deep Ellum - 3200 Main Street. Directed by Carson McCain, opening night will be Saturday, April 15th with a curtain time of 7:30 pm.  Preview performances will be on April 12th, 13th, and 14th at 7:30 pm. ALL PREVIEW PERFORMANCES ARE ONLY $15. There will be two Saturday matinee performances at 2:00 pm on April 22nd and May 6th. The production will run through May 6th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016
Manhattan Theatre Club just announced the lineup for this spring's Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series, which kicks off next Monday, March 14.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017
Multi-award winning Rogue Machine Theatre (Best Production Award winner 2013, 2011 and 2010 - Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Ovation) is back for a new season in Los Angeles beginning March 4, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016
To accompany the world premiere of their latest original work, I Will Look Forward to This Later, presented by New Ohio Theatre as part of the Archive Residency, a collaboration between the New Ohio and IRT Theater, The Assembly is curating a post-show conversation series. Talkbacks will feature artists from a multitude of disciplines sparking inter-generational dialogue on the topic of sustaining a life, and career, in the arts world.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017
Natalie Simpson (Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline) joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announced Stephen Boxer in THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse. James Shirley's tragic masterpiece, directed by Justin Audibert, plays from 26 April - 27 May with a press performance on 28 April.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017
Second Thought Theatre continues its 2017 season of change with the area premiere of Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee. Local director/actor Christie Vela returns to direct for the company after making her acting debut for Second Thought last summer in A Kid Like Jake. Straight White Men begins with previews on Wednesday, April 12 and runs through Saturday, May 6. All performances of Straight White Men will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to Straight White Men can be purchased online at 2TT.co.
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 2, 2017
Following an acclaimed premiere Off-Broadway in 2015, I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard sees its UK debut at the Finborough Theatre directed by Jake Smith.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center celebrates dozens of shows on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in theaters across the globe this 2016-17 season. Projects from the National Playwrights Conference and National Music Theater Conference have moved on to significant productions and even the Academy Awards. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017
Rehearsals began this week for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. Directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), Six Degrees of Separation will begin previews Wednesday, April 5 prior to the official opening on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Barrymore Theatre. The production will play a 15-week run through Sunday, July 16.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 6, 2016
Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney play husband and wife onstage- Erik and Deirdre Blake in Stephen Karam's The Humans. The play, which originated at the Roundabout Theatre Company last year, earned six Tony nominations, including nods for the duo (Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play). Before the big day, they checked in with BroadwayWorld to tell us all about how they're holding up!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017
Route 66 Theatre company will conclude its ninth season with the Chicago premiere of Halley Feiffer's dark comedy A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT SLOAN-KETTERING MEMORIAL CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY, directed by Keira Fromm, playing August 24 - September 23, 2017 at The Den Theatre's new Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the New York premiere play Animal by Clare Lizzimore (Mint) and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Harper Regan, Bluebird) has been extended an additional week through Sunday, July 2 in advance of officially opening next Tuesday, June 6.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017
Second Thought Theatre closes its 2017 season of change with the world premiere of The Necessities by Dallas-based playwright and artist Blake Hackler. Joel Ferrell, Associate Artistic Director for the Dallas Theater Center, returns to direct after previously directing Othello and Gruesome Playground Injuries for the company.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016
Reed Birney has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role as Erik Blake in THE HUMANS.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017
Second Stage Theatre presents the New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. MAN FROM NEBRASKA begins previews tonight, January 26, 2017 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Opening night is Wednesday, February 15.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017
'Everything I did - every decision I made - led me right here - right to this moment, here with you.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017
Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017
The Geffen Playhouse today announced five plays in its 2017/2018 season with a focus on staging works by emerging contemporary playwrights and celebrated veteran writers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the lineup for this spring's Ted Snowdon Reading Series, formerly titled the Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017
Second Stage Theatre presents the New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of Olivier Award winner Derren Brown's new show Secret, written by Andy Nyman, Derren Brown and Andrew O'Connor, and directed by Andrew O'Connor and Andy Nyman.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017
Multi-award winning Rogue Machine Theatre (Best Production Award winner 2013, 2011 and 2010 - Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Ovation) is back for a new season in Los Angeles beginning March 4, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016
"All great men know, the soul of life is fame."
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016
The Spring Season features three rediscoveries from Arthur Miller, B. S. Johnson and Victorian theatrical revolutionary T. W. Robertson, and three brand new plays including Dubailand which has just won the Finborough Theatre its tenth Channel 4 Playwrights Scheme Playwright in Residence Bursary, supported by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation, for new playwright Carmen Nasr.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016
Route 66 Theatre Company has announced its 9th season, featuring two plays at its new resident home, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. The 2017 season kicks off early spring with the world premiere of Gabe McKinley's psychological drama THE SOURCE, directed by Jason Gerace.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company just announced casting for the world premiere musical The Band's Visit, directed by Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer and featuring a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses, an original score by three-time Tony Award nominee David Yazbekand choreography by Lee Sher.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016
The 2016-2017 season of The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will include regional premieres and shows written by some of the best contemporary playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017
Route 66 Theatre company has announced the cast and design team for the second show of its ninth season, the Chicago premiere of Halley Feiffer's dark comedy A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT SLOAN-KETTERING MEMORIAL CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin announced today that Tony® Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut, and Tony® Award winner Reed Birney will lead the cast of the Broadway Premiere of the new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984.  The trio, who will portray the novel's classic characters Winston Smith, Julia and O'Brien, respectively, will be joined by Wayne Duvall (Parsons), Carl Hendrick Louis (Martin), Nick Mills (Syme), Michael Potts (Charrington), and Cara Seymour (Mrs. Parsons). 
by Audition Roundup - Apr 17, 2016
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 17, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition!
by Audition Roundup - Apr 17, 2016
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 17, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere play Animal by Clare Lizzimore (Mint) directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Harper Regan, Bluebird).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016
Unicorn Theatre, under the artistic leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cynthia Levin, announces the 43rd season of thought-provoking new plays. The new season will open September 7, 2016 and include eight regular season shows. Subscriptions for the new season are on sale now. In addition to a full line up of new productions to Kansas City, the Unicorn will also continue the In-Progress New Play Reading Series, bringing scripts in development and under consideration for production in upcoming seasons before the public. More details on the season will follow this summer.
by Audition Roundup - Apr 10, 2016
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 10, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country.