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111 West 44th St.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021
Syracuse Stage reopens its doors for public performances with a fully staged professional reading of “Baldwin vs. Buckley: The Faith of Our Fathers,” a “theatricalization” by Stage's resident playwright Kyle Bass of the 1965 debate between writer and Civil Rights activist James Baldwin and conservative commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. The debate took place at Cambridge University and was broadcast by the BBC.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2021
Dallas Theater Center (DTC) celebrates 30 years with one of the city's most talented actors, Liz Mikel. She made her debut on the DTC mainstage in 1991, appearing in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Since then, Mikel has been featured in multiple DTC productions and currently features in Cake Ladies at the Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre as Tweedy-Bird, a character written specifically for her.
by Lorens Portalatin - Sep 27, 2021
Dallas Theater Center (DTC) celebrates 30 years with one of the city's most talented actors, Liz Mikel. She made her debut on the DTC mainstage in 1991, appearing in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Since then, Mikel has been featured in multiple DTC productions and currently features in Cake Ladies at the Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre as Tweedy-Bird, a character written specifically for her.
by Peter Nason - Sep 26, 2021
It has everything you want in a show: Laughter, tears, bizarre stories, memorable characters, and even a dog on the loose. Don't miss it!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 25, 2021
The 2020 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or seven) - amongst them, they've gathered a total of 42 awards!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021
Sydney Theatre Company (STC) today announced that Anne Dunn has been appointed as Executive Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer. This follows Patrick McIntyre's resignation in June to become the Chief Executive Officer of the National Film and Sound Archives.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021
Opening up about her first live performance since the COVID pandemic began, this performer shares her joy in welcoming enthusiastic audiences back to the theatre, and says if people didn't know it pre pandemic, they certainly know it now - 'life without the arts is not living.'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
Both a celebration and a call to action, Expand the Canon demands space in the classical canon for more diverse playwrights, many of whom were underproduced or utterly un-produced in their lifetimes. Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre calls upon the national and international theater community to expand its definition of classical theater and include these brilliant writers and artists in their production seasons, publications, classrooms, and beyond.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 13, 2021
Tony and Grammy® award-winning, and two-time Academy Award nominated singer and actor Leslie Odom, Jr. will host THE TONY AWARDS PRESENT: BROADWAY’S BACK! from 9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT. Earlier in the evening will be the live presentation of the American Theatre Wing’s 74th Annual Tony Awards live at 7:00 PM, ET/4:00 PM, PT, hosted by Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Audra McDonald.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
This upcoming season, Live at The Lortel looks at the intersection between art and activism. We honor the work of theater artists who boldly use their public platform for philanthropy, to advance the state of theater, and to support the issues that they are passionate about. We look to explore how an artist's passion for activism and philanthropy influences their artistry on the stage.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021
Invictus Theatre Company today announced casting for its production of Shakespeare's HAMLET, the opening production in its fifth season of plays. The popular tragedy will be performed October 21 through November 21, 2021 in the company's new venue at 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue in Edgewater (the space formerly known as The Frontier). Press opening is Monday, October 25 at 7:30 pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
Manhattan Theatre Club announced casting for Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew. The cast will feature Chanté Adams (A Journal for Jordan), Brandon J. Dirden (MTC’s Jitney), and Adesola Osakalumi (Fela!) joining previously announced Tony Award winner and five-time Emmy Award nominee Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin in the Sun).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2021
American Players Theatre (APT) has announced the 2022 season lineup, including five plays originally slated to run in the 2020 season, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2021
This holiday season, six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald joins the ranks of Broadway legends immortalized as holiday ornaments benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021
Stellar Originals and Atomic Focus Entertainment announced today that the season finale of Brian Stokes Mitchell’s innovative talk show “Crossovers Live! will take place on December 20th. Brian’s special guests for the Holiday Finale will be Audra McDonald and Ariana DeBose. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021
Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today Kenny Leon, acclaimed Tony and Obie Award-winning director will helm the world premiere production of King James by ensemble member Rajiv Joseph in the company’s 2021/22 Comeback Season.
by Michael Major - Oct 21, 2021
Directed by Rodrigo Garcia, the film follows two half-brothers Raymond (McGregor) and Ray (Hawke) who have both lived in the shadow of their terrible father. His funeral is a chance for them to reinvent themselves with their strong sense of humor.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
Accompanying her critically acclaimed performance in Netflix’s hit miniseries MAID, Tony Award Winner Anika Noni Rose has released new song “So Much More” as a tribute to the show’s themes of motherhood, poverty, and resilience.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2021
RED BULL THEATER today announced the complete cast for its online Benefit Reading of Shakespeare’s Pericles featuring a company Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) voices.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021
The National Theatre Conference, is an organization of theatermakers that connects, supports, and advocates for the field. Each year, leading theatre professionals and academics gather in New York City to engage in the essential questions of our art.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021
La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of to the yellow house, by Kimber Lee (tokyo fish story), directed by former Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller (Playhouse’s Light Up the Sky), running November 16 – December 12 in the Playhouse’s Mandell Weiss Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2021
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of Literature Live! with the staged virtual premiere of Shakespeare's Macbeth on Tuesday, November 9, at 8 p.m., followed by a talkback between the show's creators and actors. The Literature Live! presentation of Macbeth will be available via on-demand streaming starting Monday, November 8, through Sunday, December 5.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2021
A new biography of Lorraine Hansberry will be released in January 2022, telling the moving story of the life of the woman behind A Raisin in the Sun, the most widely anthologized, read, and performed play of the American stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright August Wilson’s play “Radio Golf” will officially open the 2021-2022 mainstage season at Gulfshore Playhouse. Directed by Marshall Jones III, “Radio Golf” will play at Gulfshore Playhouse beginning Nov. 11 through Dec. 5, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2021
ThinkTank Theatre has set its casting for their upcoming production of The Giver, running at Stageworks Theatre in Channelside from November 19 through December 12, 2021, with a Relaxed Performance on Nov 20 at 3:00pm.
by - Nov 9, 2021
Today's top stories: Joshua Henry and Tyrone Davis, Jr. join the cast of Waitress, check out an all new West Side Story trailer, Broadway extends its vaccine and mask requirement, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2021
The Alliance Theatre has announced the final production of its 2021/22 season, the world premiere of TRADING PLACES. Inspired by the iconic and beloved 1983 Paramount Pictures film, TRADING PLACES is a hilarious and contemporary musical reimagining of the prince and pauper fable.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021
Joshua Boone (Actually at MTC, Network, A Jazzman’s Blues) joins the previously announced Chanté Adams (A Journal for Jordan), Brandon J. Dirden (Jitney at MTC), Adesola Osakalumi (Fela!), and Tony Award winner and five-time Emmy Award nominee Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin in the Sun) to complete the full company.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 29, 2021
Today's episode features James Calleri, who, with his partners Paul Davis and Erica Jensen, owns Calleri Jensen Davis, a creative casting partnership. They have been awarded 16 Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021
History Matters: Celebrating Women's Plays of the Past announces streaming dates for the virtual readings of their 2020 and 2021 Judith Barlow Prize-winning plays. After delays due to the pandemic, History Matters will present pre-recorded Zoom readings of the winning plays in collaboration with Nora's Playhouse. 
by Michael Major - Nov 2, 2021
Anika Noni Rose appeared on The Wendy Williams Show to discuss her new Netflix series Maid, attending and performing at the 2020 Tony Awards, and voicing Princess Tiana in Disney's Princess and the Frog. Watch the full interview with guest host Sherri Shepherd below!
by Review Roundups - Nov 18, 2021
Roundabout Theatre Company has released a first look portrait of the cast of the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, starring Tony & Emmy Award-winner LaChanze and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2021
American Stage is kick starting the holidays during its For the Love Of Theater season with a new twist on a Christmas story with Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol. Producing Artistic Director Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj will make his American Stage directorial debut with this classic Tom Mula script.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021
The Obie Award-winning The Fire This Time Festival (TFTT) is excited to announce the three dramatists who have been selected to participate in the fourth cycle of their New Works Lab Program: William Watkins, Shamar S. White, and Antu Yacob.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
MCC Theater in collaboration with African Film Festival will present the North American premiere of La femme Anjola, directed by Mildred Okwo and written by Tunde Babalola. The event will take place at MCC Theater (511 W 52nd St) on Sunday November 21 at 6pm. 
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 12, 2021
Nollywood Dreams, the first production of MCC's 2021-22 season, began previews at the Newman Mills Theater on October 21, 2021. Directed by Saheem Ali (Fires in The Mirror), Nollywood Dreams opened on November 11, 2021 and will play a limited run through November 28, 2021.
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 11, 2021
From November 18th-21st, Judson Theatre Company will be presenting a new holiday comedy by Stan Zimmerman & Christian McLaughlin titled YES, VIRGINIA at Owens Auditorium inside the Bradshaw Performing Arts Center. Actress Arnetia Walker stars in the production opposite Mindy Sterling. She has appeared on Broadway in THE SIGN IN SIDNEY BRUSTEIN'S WINDOW, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, RAISIN, THE WIZ, and DREAMGIRLS. Her TV credits include: QUANTUM LEAP, NURSES, THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, MAD ABOUT YOU, NYPD BLUE, MALCOLM & EDDIE, JUST SHOOT ME!, THE STEVE HARVEY SHOW, TOUCHED BY AN ANGLE, CITY OF ANGELS, JUDGING AMY, EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, and DYNASTY. Her film credits include: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, THE WIZARD OF SPEED AND TIME, SCENES FROM THE CLASS STRUGGLE IN BEVERLY HILLS, LOVE CRIMES, FOR LOVE OF THE GAME, and COLLEGE ROAD TRIP. I had the great pleasure of interviewing her about all of this and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2021
Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations with Patrick Cassidy is live streamed on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. CT and can be viewed on Facebook or the production's website.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2021
Following a delay lasting more than a year, Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. has announced its return to live theatrical performances with their Season 6 lineup for 2021-2022. The season opens in October with a tale of strength, bravery, and beheadings in Lauren Gunderson’s gritty comedy, The Revolutionists
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2021
WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman and Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek are proud to announce casting and creative details for the final show of the 25th Anniversary season, A Raisin in The Sun, the play that changed American Theatre forever, by the revolutionary author & playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 2, 2021
Manhattan Theatre Club will soon present the  Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021
The Charleston Gaillard Center is thrilled to announce 2021-2022 Series single tickets are on sale Friday, August 6 at 11am for seven performances. Additional performances will go on sale later this month. Featuring ten incredible performances, from award-winning Broadway to stunning dance performances, the 2021-2022 Series creates unforgettable, world-class experiences here in the Lowcountry. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021
MCC Theater announced today that the upcoming engagement of Nollywood Dreams will reunite the entire cast from the 2020 MCC production that was postponed due to the theater shutdown. Nollywood Dreams, the first production of their 2021-22 season, will begin previews in-person at MCC Theater’s Newman Mills Theater on October 21, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021
Audra McDonald appeared as part of a keynote for Series Mania, where she talked Broadway's return, diversity in the industry, 'The Good Fight', and much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021
America's Next Top Model winner Naima Mora will star in the World Premiere of THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF A WOMAN IN NEED. This new play is written by Naima Mora and Marishka S. Phillips and directed by Marishka S. Phillips.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021
Sydney Theatre Company's production of The Lifespan of a Fact, which was due to open at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House in September, will be rescheduled for 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2021
Detroit '67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season is now available for streaming through Thursday, September 16 on Marquee TV.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021
Dawn Walton OBE directs Francesca Amewudah-Rivers (Ismene), Liz Crowther (Tiresias), Wendy Kweh (Creon), Joseph Payne (Haemon) and Adeola Yemitan in her professional stage debut as Antigone.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021
Detroit '67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season is now available for streaming through Thursday, September 16 on Marquee TV.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2021
Shake & Stir Theatre Co's adaptation of Roald Dahl classic Fantastic Mr Fox will not be going ahead in 2021 and the upcoming season of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by STC Resident Director Shari Sebbens, will be rescheduled into the 2022 season.