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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014
San Francisco Playhouse launches its twelfth season with the world premiere of Ideation, winner of the 2014 prestigious Glickman playwriting award. Ideation, written by Aaron Loeb (First Person Shooter, Abraham Lincoln's Big, Gay Dance Party) and directed by Josh Costello, broke box office records and received critical acclaim during its development process as part of the 2014 San Francisco Playhouse 2014 Sandbox Series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014
Previews begin tonight, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014
Previews begin tomorrow, Friday, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions' 'Winks' reading series continues with Tallgrass Gothic by Melanie Marnich. The reading will take place on June 11.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014
Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will feature Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the world premiere production of Muckrakers, a new play by Zayd Dohrn, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BSC's The North Pool and Lord of the Flies). Muckrakers begins previews Thursday, June 13, opens Wednesday, June 19 and will run through Saturday, July 6 at the St. Germain Stage, at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013
The San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) concludes its fourth season of the Sandbox Series of new plays in alliance with theNational New Play Network (NNPN) to present the 'Rolling World Premiere' of Grounded by George Brant. The one-woman play will be directed by Susannah Martin and feature Lauren English*. The San Francisco Playhouse is proud to host the first production for this year's 'Rolling World Premiere.'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions is embarking on a season of development as they explore new works, revisit the classics, and reimagine some of the best plays in the contemporary canon. This season predicates future seasons by workshopping and reading plays to excite and invigorate theatergoers and the production company alike. Through a series of readings open to the public Wide Eyed Productions aims to strike a chord within ourselves and the community.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012
Chance Theater will present the second show of its 2012 season with the Southern California Premiere of a psychological thriller, REBORNING, written by Zayd Dohrn and directed by Chance Theatre's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013
The San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) launches the third season of their Sandbox Series with the world premiere, Inevitable by Jordan Puckett, Literary Manager of the San Francisco Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions presents 'Wide Eyed Winks', a season of development. Performances run now through July 9, 2013, the second Tuesday of every month. Upcoming dates include: March 12 at 7pm; April 9 at 7 pm; May 14 at 7 pm; June 11 at 7 pm; and July 9 at 7 pm. All performances are at The Underground Lounge, 955 West End Avenue at 107th street, New York, NY. Tickets are free, space is limited.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions presents 'Wide Eyed Winks', a season of development. Performances run now through July 9, 2013, the second Today of every month. Upcoming dates include: March 12 at 7pm; April 9 at 7 pm; May 14 at 7 pm; June 11 at 7 pm; and July 9 at 7 pm. All performances are at The Underground Lounge, 955 West End Avenue at 107th street, New York, NY. Tickets are free, space is limited.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013
Chance Theater presents the second show of its 2013 season with the Orange County Premiere of THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER by Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber, playing in repertory with the award-winning masterwork, THE LARAMIE PROJECT, by Moises Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theater Project, both directed by Chance Theater's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. THE LARAMIE PROJECT will preview on Thursday, April 18 & Saturday, April 20 at 8pm and will open on Tuesday, April 23 at 8pm. THE LARAMIE PROJECT: 10 YEARS LATER will preview on Friday, April 19 at 8pm & Sunday, April 21 at 7pm and will open on Wednesday, April 24 at 8pm and both shows will continue playing in repertory through Sunday, May 19 at Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave. in Anaheim Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2012
Anaheim Hills, California…Chance Theater is thrilled to present the third show of its 2012 season with the legendary musical of our time, like you have never seen it before, WEST SIDE STORY, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents, musical direction by Robyn Wallace, choreography by Kelly Todd and directed by Chance Theater's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. WEST SIDE STORY will preview on Friday, July 6 & Saturday, July 7 at 8pm; Sunday, July 8 at 2pm; Thursday, July 12 & Friday, July 13 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, July 14 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, August 12 at the Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave. in Anaheim Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions' 'Winks' reading series continues with Tallgrass Gothic by Melanie Marnich. The reading will take place on June 11. Doors open at 6:30pm. Wide Eyed Improv Troupe - 7:00pm. Tallgrass Gothic - 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013
The FREE 'Winks' reading series concludes with REBORNING by Zayd Dohrn, with opening act Kelley Swindall, on July 9th, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director TriStan Wilson, presents the world premiere production of Muckrakers, a new play by Zayd Dohrn, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BSC's The North Pool and Lord of the Flies). Muckrakers begins previews tonight, June 13, opens Wednesday, June 19 and will run through Saturday, July 6 at the St. Germain Stage, at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2012
Anaheim Hills, California…Chance Theater is thrilled to present the third show of its 2012 season with the legendary musical of our time, like you have never seen it before, WEST SIDE STORY, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents, musical direction by Robyn Wallace, choreography by Kelly Todd and directed by Chance Theater's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. WEST SIDE STORY will preview on Friday, July 6 & Saturday, July 7 at 8pm; Sunday, July 8 at 2pm; Thursday, July 12 & Friday, July 13 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, July 14 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, August 12 at the Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave. in Anaheim Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions' 'Winks' reading series continues with Tallgrass Gothic by Melanie Marnich. The reading will take place tonight, June 11.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013
The FREE 'Winks' reading series concludes with REBORNING by Zayd Dohrn, with opening act Kelley Swindall, tonight July 9th, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014
The Encore! Producers' Awards return for the fifth year with extended runs of the best of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, running July 5-31, 2014 at eight Hollywood venues. Produced by Combined Artform, this year's extensions feature an exciting selection of exceptional ensemble and solo work at Theatre Asylum, The Complex, Cupcake Theatre, The Lex, The Lounge, Actor's Company, Schkapf and Three Clubs. With multiple shows per venue each weekend and the special deals and gatherings at Three Clubs bar, the action-packed atmosphere of the Hollywood Fringe Festival will continue through July.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions is embarking on a season of development as they explore new works, revisit the classics, and reimagine some of the best plays in the contemporary canon. This season predicates future seasons by workshopping and reading plays to excite and invigorate theatergoers and the production company alike. Through a series of readings open to the public Wide Eyed Productions aims to strike a chord within ourselves and the community.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions will continue its Wide Eyed Winks series on July 9 at 7 p.m. with REBORNING. The readings are performed the second Tuesday of every month at The Underground Lounge, 955 West End Avenue at 107th street, New York, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012
Anaheim Hills, California…Chance Theater is thrilled to present the third show of its 2012 season with the legendary musical of our time, like you have never seen it before, WEST SIDE STORY, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents, musical direction by Robyn Wallace, choreography by Kelly Todd and directed by Chance Theater's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. WEST SIDE STORY will preview on Friday, July 6 & Saturday, July 7 at 8pm; Sunday, July 8 at 2pm; Thursday, July 12 & Friday, July 13 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, July 14 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, August 12 at the Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave. in Anaheim Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014
Playwrights Horizons has announced initial casting for its upcoming 2014/2015 Season. The announcement includes casting for the first two shows of the season: initial casting for BOOTYCANDY, the New York premiere of a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (In the Continuum, Antebellum, Insurrection: Holding History); and initial casting for GRAND CONCOURSE, the World Premiere of a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature), directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012
Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company announced today the appointment of Ryan O'Steen as Technical Director and Production Coordinator of Aurora Theatre Company. O'Steen replaces Chris Killion, Aurora's first Technical Director and Production Coordinator at its current Addison Street space. Killion, an integral part of the company for 11 years, collaborated with the architects and builders on both the original Aurora Addison Street space, as well as the new Dashow Wing, in addition to constructing sets for 55 Aurora productions. O'Steen joins the company directly from Berkeley Repertory Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013
Wide Eyed's 'Winks' reading series continues tonight, January 8 with Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, directed by Stephanie Johnson. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are free, but space is limited. All performances take place at The Underground Lounge, 955 West End Avenue @ 107th St, New York, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2013
Wide Eyed's 'Winks' reading series continues on January 8 with Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, directed by Stephanie Johnson. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are free, but space is limited. All performances take place at The Underground Lounge, 955 West End Avenue @ 107th St, New York, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013
Chance Theater will present the first show of its 2013 season with a touching west coast premiere musical about dinosaurs and love, TRIASSIC PARQ - The Musical, music by Marshall Pailet, book by Marshall Pailet, Bryce Norbitz and Steve Wargo, choreographed by Kelly Todd, musical direction by Taylor Stephenson and directed by Marshall Pailet, who will be the Chance Theater's 2013 Resident Playwright (and will have two of his other works workshopped in Chance's new play reading series). TRIASSIC PARQ -THE MUSICAL opens tonight, January 30 and Thursday, January 31 and will continue through Sunday, February 24 at Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave. in Anaheim Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012
Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen and Managing Director Casey Long have announced Chance Theater's 2012 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013
Chance Theater will present the first show of its 2013 season with a touching west coast premiere musical about dinosaurs and love, TRIASSIC PARQ - The Musical, music by Marshall Pailet, book by Marshall Pailet, Bryce Norbitz and Steve Wargo, choreographed by Kelly Todd, musical direction by Taylor Stephenson and directed by Marshall Pailet, who will be the Chance Theater's 2013 Resident Playwright (and will have two of his other works workshopped in Chance's new play reading series). TRIASSIC PARQ -THE MUSICAL will preview on Friday, January 25 & Saturday, January 26 at 8pm; Sunday, January 27 at 7pm; Tuesday, January 29 at 8pm; with press openings on Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31 and will continue through Sunday, February 24 at Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave. in Anaheim Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012
A series of Talk Backs following performances of the Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels' co-production of Zayd Dohrn's new play OUTSIDE PEOPLE -- playing now through January 29 at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St.) -- have been scheduled starting Sunday, January 15.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012
Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels announce that its world-premiere co-production of Zayd Dohrn's play OUTSIDE PEOPLE will extend one week, with performances now set to conclude on Saturday, February 4 at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St.)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2012
A series of Talk Backs following performances of the Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels' co-production of Zayd Dohrn's new play OUTSIDE PEOPLE -- playing now through January 29 at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St.) -- have been scheduled starting Sunday, January 15.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012
A series of Talk Backs following performances of the Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels' co-production of Zayd Dohrn's new play OUTSIDE PEOPLE -- playing now through January 29 at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St.) -- have been scheduled starting Sunday, January 15.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012
The world-premiere of Zayd Dohrn's play OUTSIDE PEOPLE, directed by Evan Cabnet and co-produced by Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels begins preview performances December 21 prior to an official press opening of January 10 at Vineyard Theatre (108 East. 15th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2012
Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels announce that its world-premiere co-production of Zayd Dohrn's play OUTSIDE PEOPLE will extend one week, with performances now set to conclude on Saturday, February 4 at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St.)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013
The San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) launches the third season of their Sandbox Series with the world premiere, Inevitable by Jordan Puckett, Literary Manager of the San Francisco Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014
Aurora Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of WITTENBERG, David Davalos' audacious comedy about reason versus faith. Josh Costello (San Francisco Playhouse, Marin Theatre Company, Impact Theatre) directs this smarty-pants celebration of history, language, academia, and religion, featuring Dan Hiatt (The Arsonists), Elizabeth Carter (Trouble in Mind), Jeremy Kahn, and Michael Stevenson. WITTENBERG plays April 4 through May 4 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013
The San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) launches the third season of their Sandbox Series with the world premiere, Inevitable by Jordan Puckett, Literary Manager of the San Francisco Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2011
The world-premiere of Zayd Dohrn's play OUTSIDE PEOPLE, directed by Evan Cabnet and co-produced by Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels begins preview performances December 21 prior to an official press opening of January 10 at Vineyard Theatre (108 East. 15th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011
Performance dates, casting and design team are set for the world-premiere of Zayd Dohrn's play OUTSIDE PEOPLE, directed by Evan Cabnet and co-produced by Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011
The Vineyard Theatre in collaboration with Naked Angels will co-produce the world-premiere of Zayd Dohrn's play OUTSIDE PEOPLE, directed by Evan Cabnet at The Vineyard (108 East 15th Street), with previews expected to begin late December prior to an official opening in early January 2012, it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, Artistic Director of Vineyard Theatre and Sarah Stern, The Vineyard's Co-Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011
The world-premiere of Zayd Dohrn's play OUTSIDE PEOPLE, directed by Evan Cabnet and co-produced by Vineyard Theatre and Naked Angels begins preview performances December 21 prior to an official press opening of January 10 at Vineyard Theatre (108 East. 15th Street).The cast of OUTSIDE PEOPLE features Matthew Dellapina, Nelson Lee, Li Jun Li and Sonequa Martin-Green. The cast just met the press, and you can check out photos from the big event below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2012
Anaheim Hills, California…Chance Theater is thrilled to present the third show of its 2012 season with the legendary musical of our time, like you have never seen it before, WEST SIDE STORY, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents, musical direction by Robyn Wallace, choreography by Kelly Todd and directed by Chance Theater's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. WEST SIDE STORY will preview on Friday, July 6 & Saturday, July 7 at 8pm; Sunday, July 8 at 2pm; Thursday, July 12 & Friday, July 13 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, July 14 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, August 12 at the Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave. in Anaheim Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions is embarking on a season of development as they explore new works, revisit the classics, and reimagine some of the best plays in the contemporary canon. This season predicates future seasons by workshopping and reading plays to excite and invigorate theatergoers and the production company alike. Through a series of readings open to the public Wide Eyed Productions aims to strike a chord within ourselves and the community.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2013
Wide Eyed Productions is embarking on a season of development as they explore new works, revisit the classics, and reimagine some of the best plays in the contemporary canon. This season predicates future seasons by workshopping and reading plays to excite and invigorate theatergoers and the production company alike. Through a series of readings open to the public Wide Eyed Productions aims to strike a chord within ourselves and the community.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014
Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for recent Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Appearing in titles roles are Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012
Chance Theater will present the second show of its 2012 season with the Southern California Premiere of a psychological thriller, REBORNING, written by Zayd Dohrn and directed by Chance Theatre's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013
Chance Theater presents the second show of its 2013 season with the Orange County Premiere of THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER by Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber, playing in repertory with the award-winning masterwork, THE LARAMIE PROJECT, by Moises Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theater Project, both directed by Chance Theater's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. THE LARAMIE PROJECT will preview tonight, April 18 & Saturday, April 20 at 8pm and will open on Tuesday, April 23 at 8pm.