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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016
Spelman College and True Colors Theatre Company have announced a conversation with Tony Award-winning Director Kenny Leon this evening, September 8, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Baldwin Burroughs Theater at Spelman College.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016
n's True Colors Theatre presents the first community conversation of its 2016-2017 season on combating the mental health stigma in the African American Community. The conversation reflects on themes in True Colors' season opening production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama "Proof," a play about mental illness and the family bond. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016
Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning theatre in Stony Point, New York, under the leadership of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn, closes its 2016 season with the New York premiere of Daniel's Husband by Michael McKeever from September 23 through October 16, 2016. In Daniel's Husband, Mitchell and Daniel are the ideal couple, everything but married. Mitchell does not believe in marriage; Daniel does. "When their life together takes a shocking and unexpected turn," says Mr. Brancato, who will stage the production at Penguin Rep, "we learn about the power and pain of love in this breathtaking new play."
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016
Spelman College and True Colors Theatre Company have announced a conversation with Tony Award-winning Director Kenny Leon the evening of September 8, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Baldwin Burroughs Theater at Spelman College.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016
This evening, in a celebration attended by approximately 900 theatre artists, staff, critics, and friends, Theatre Philadelphia distributed 27 awards at the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, including the first-ever Victory Foundation Award for Outstanding Theatre Education Program.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016
n's True Colors Theatre presents the first community conversation of its 2016-2017 season on combating the mental health stigma in the African American Community. The conversation reflects on themes in True Colors' season opening production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama "Proof," a play about mental illness and the family bond. 
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, in collaboration with The Sol Project, presents the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham'), Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017
???????Rec Room Arts announces a bold, multidisciplinary season that blends together theatre, ballet, opera, modern dance, visual art, and concert. Sitting in Rec Room's intimate bar across the hall from the performance space, artistic director Matt Hune explains: 'We want to showcase the epic in a small space; to bring opera to people who would never go to the opera or ballet to people who would never see a ballet. What we're doing is accessible.'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project is presenting the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham') as Belen, Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) as Eugenio and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks) as Monica. 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha directs.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017
Bergen County Players (BCP) concludes its 84th season with a staged reading of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays. Conceived by BCP alum Brian Shnipper and directed by Mark Rinis, this anthology of monologues and short plays began as a series of benefit events in Los Angeles, taking on a life of their own as an inspiring theatrical evening. The show will only run two nights, June 10 and 11 at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office during regular box office hours. 
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017
The New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by Weyni Mengesha, presented by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project, celebrated its opening night on May 10. Attendees included Ethan Lipton, Leigh Silverman and Keith Randolph Smith. The opening night party and celebration took place at Macondo West (2 Bank St.), and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017
Victory Gardens Theater closes its 42nd season with the Chicago Premiere of Native Gardens, written by Karen Zacarias and directed by Marti Lyons.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017
Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017
In Ike Holter's edgy new comedy Exit Strategy, a crumbling Chicago school is about to be shut down over the dead body of at least one teacher. Vice Principal Ricky Hubble has been hiding in his office, still afraid of the kids and teachers, just as he was as an insecure high school student 13 years ago - until an unexpected encounter with a student challenges this mouse to roar.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017
Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries today, Monday, March 6, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre hosts a town hall meeting on the importance of theatre in our community on Thursday March 16 at 7 PM at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017
Playwrights Horizons presents the world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), The Profane is currently in previews and opens on April 9 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) for a run through April 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017
In Ike Holter's edgy new comedy Exit Strategy, a crumbling Chicago school is about to be shut down over the dead body of at least one teacher. Vice Principal Ricky Hubble has been hiding in his office, still afraid of the kids and teachers, just as he was as an insecure high school student 13 years ago - until an unexpected encounter with a student challenges this mouse to roar.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017
???????Although teachers will receive discounts throughout the run of EXIT STRATEGY, they are being invited to attend the Friday, April 7 performance at no charge. Ike Holter's edgy new comedy about the shutdown of a crumbling Chicago school uncovers all the humor in the teachers' room gossip, conflicts and chaos in the staff's efforts to save the school.
by - Mar 11, 2017
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/11/2017.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017
Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017
Jackalope Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Gus Menary, announces its 2017/18 season, the company's 10th. The upcoming season features four productions, including three world premieres.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017
On July 13, 2017 new creative arts ensemble The Roustabouts will drop the world premiere of Put Your House In Order by Ike Holter in a limited five-show run, in coordination with A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator.
by Nancy Grossman - Jun 2, 2017
Gloucester Stage Company opens it 38th season with the New England premiere of John Kolvenbach's play about a pair of brothers who decide to try robbing a bank in an unwise career move. Taking the money turns out to be much easier than finding a way out of the executive washroom. A sympathetic bank teller, a cooperative cop, and a hostage who harbors some secrets all play a part in determining a convoluted outcome.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017
On July 13, 2017 new creative arts ensemble The Roustabouts will drop the world premiere of Put Your House In Order by Ike Holter in a limited five-show run, in coordination with A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017
Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017
Primary Stages has announced MORNING IN AMERICA, November 9, 9:00 AM - a series of one-minute monologues created by the Primary Stages community of playwrights in response to the 2016 election.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017
On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with playwright Zayd Dohrn and director Kip Fagan on the creation of The Profane. Members of the cast will perform excerpts from Dohrn's sharp and timely tale.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017
Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE PROFANE, the world premiere of a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at , Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
Primary Stages, in association with Ted Snowdon, has announced complete casting for the final production of their 2016/17 season, the New York premiere of DANIEL'S HUSBAND.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017
Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company presents the Southeastern premiere of Exit Strategy written by Ike Holter and directed by John Dillon, running February 21 - March 19, 2017 at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center's Performance Theater.  
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 22, 2017
Zeitgeist Stage Company joins the ranks of prescient Boston theater companies with Ike Holter's EXIT STRATEGY, a play about the impending closing of a failing inner-city Chicago school, how it impacts the faculty and students, and the measures they take to fight back.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017
Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company presents the Southeastern premiere of Exit Strategy written by Ike Holter and directed by John Dillon, running February 21 - March 19, 2017 at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center's Performance Theater. 
by Krista Garver - Feb 2, 2017
I started to get nervous the moment I walked into the Shoebox Theatre to see Theatre Vertigo's CARNIVORA.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017
Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 2016-2017 season with the Tony-nominated comedy Hand to God by Robert Askins on March 31-April 30.  Directed by Matt Pfeiffer with Robert Smythe as puppet designer and puppet movement director, the all-Philadelphia cast features Grace Gonglewski, Alex Keiper, Aubie Merrylees, Matteo Scammell, and William Zielinski.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 14, 2017
Playwrights Horizons will present the world premiere of THE PROFANE, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at, Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016
Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company presents the Southeastern premiere of Exit Strategy written by Ike Holter and directed by John Dillon, running February 21 - March 19, 2017 at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center's Performance Theater. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016
Celebrating 10 seasons of Roundabout Underground, Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the sixth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Saheem Ali, Emily Feldman, Alex Lubischer, Don Nguyen, Ming Peiffer and Michael Thurber.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016
Jackalope's 9th season continues with the world premiere of The Snare, written by Samantha Beach, directed by Elana Boulos*, with the full cast and production team announced below.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016
Theatre Philadelphia has announced the nominees for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre.
by - Apr 8, 2017
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/8/2017.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017
In Michael McKeever's compelling new play, Daniel's Husband, we see Daniel and Mitchell enjoying life as the Perfect Couple. Perfect house, perfect friends, even a mother who wants them to wed. What isn't perfect is that Daniel longs to be married and Mitchell does not. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Other Than Honorable by Jamie Pachino. Other Than Honorable is directed by Kimberly Senior and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from April 25 - May 21.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project will present the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham'), Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks).
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2017
Difficult, but welcome discussions about race and representation continue to spread through the theatre landscape. Yesterday, a group of Middle Eastern and Muslim theater artists from Noor Theatre and elsewhere released a letter expressing concern about Playwrights Horizons' current production of Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE. Playwrights Horizons has responded today with a call for public discussion and further collaboration.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project presents the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham'), Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017
Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Other Than Honorable by Jamie Pachino. Other Than Honorable is directed by Kimberly Senior and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from April 25 - May 21.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017
The Geffen Playhouse today announced that Jerry MacKinnon (Sleepy Hallow) and Samantha Ressler (This is the End) will star in award-winning playwright Anna Ziegler's Actually, a co-world premiere with the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Tyne Rafaeli will direct the Geffen's production which runs May 2, 2017 through June 11, 2017 in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. Opening night is May 10, 2017. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017
Jackalope's 9th season continues with the Midwest premiere of Ideation, written byAaron Loeb, directed by Gus Menary*, with the full cast and production team announced below.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017
Playwrights Horizons has announced, following critical acclaim and popular demand, a one-week extension for The Profane, the world premiere of a new play by Horton Foote Prize winner Zayd Dohrn (Sick, Reborning) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy).