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A Soldier's Play - 2005 - Off-Broadway


Second Stage Theatre

(New York, NY)
307 West 43rd Street (at 8th Avenue)
by Cara Joy David - Sep 4, 2020
As readers know by now, the 2020 Tony Awards are going ahead based on a severely abbreviated season. Many were hoping there would be elimination and/or combination of categories to make them more competitive, but that announcement did not come as of the season’s final Tony Awards Administration Committee meeting. The existence of one category in particular has puzzled many: Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2020
On Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 8PM ET, The Billie Holiday Theatre will present its mainstage fall presentation for 2020 online with 12 Angry Men...and Women: The Weight of the Wait.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 2, 2020
Miss Broadway? So does Taye Diggs! Check out the Broadway veteran's energizing Broadway routine.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020
The Billie Holiday Theatre presented its mainstage fall 2020 presentation on Saturday, September 12, with 12 Angry Men...and Women: The Weight of the Wait in partnership with The New Press
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 15, 2020
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced Miranda Haymon as Resident Director. After joining Roundabout in 2017 as a Directing Fellow, Haymon became an Associate Artist and more recently, has spent time creating and overseeing Roundabouta??s Directors Group, and developing Dave Harrisa?? new play Exception to the Rule.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2020
Legendary lighting designer and teacher Allen Lee Hughes will be honored with the Ming Cho Lee Lifetime Achievement Award, bestowed by the Henry Hewes Design Awards at the 56th annual event on October 14 in a livestream awards ceremony.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020
Three-time Tony nominated actor David Alan Grier has been cast in 'Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me' - the latest Netflix original comedy series. Grier recently starred in the Broadway revival of 'A Soldier's Play'.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 8, 2020
It's Tonys time! The 2020 Tony nominations will be announced on October 15 by Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. A date for the ceremony has not been set, but it will likely happen in early December.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 21, 2020
Audra McDonald and Steven Pasquale will star in the upcoming six-episode series 'The Second Wave' at Spectrum Originals.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 15, 2020
Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you their reactions all day. Be sure to check back later for updates
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 15, 2020
Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees from eighteen plays and musicals. Now we're taking a closer look at how each show fared individually.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2020
The 2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2019-2020 theater season were presented yesterday at a virtual awards ceremony attended by more than 100 people. Awards were presented in 6 different categories and Allen Lee Hughes was awarded the Ming Cho Lee Lifetime Achievement Award.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2020
 Long-running theater podcast and public radio program Playing on Air announces its new fall season of short audio plays, launching this Sunday, October 18. Its slated lineup introduces eight short audio plays and interviews from dynamic playwrights including Lucas Hnath, Dominique Morisseau, Rachel Bonds, and Melis Aker.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 14, 2020
It's Tonys time! The 2020 Tony nominations will be announced on October 15 by Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. A date for the ceremony has not been set, but it will likely happen in early December.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2020
Jared Grimes has released the music video for his new song 'Goin Sammy Davis Jr.'! Grimes' credits include: A Soldier's Play[Broadway]; The Wiz[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]; New York Spring Spectacular[Off-Broadway]; After Midnight[Broadway]; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes[New York]; Babes in Arms[Regional (US)]. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2020
Chloé and Maud Productions and JPMorgan Chase & Co. present Tap Into The Future! hosted by Emmy Award nominated choreographer Chloé Arnold and her sister, internationally renowned tap dancer Maud Arnold December 12-13, 2020.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 4, 2021
Underwood may be best known as Jonathan Rollins on the NBC legal drama L.A. Law, which he played for seven years.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2021
Roundabout will welcome virtual appearances by Rachel Brosnahan (The Big Knife), Whoopi Goldberg (Damn Yankees!), Emma Stone (Cabaret), Blair Underwood (A Soldier’s Play), Vanessa Williams (Sondheim on Sondheim) and surprise special guests.
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2021
The “Spotlight on Plays” series just announced the full company for Wendy Wasserstein’s The Sisters Rosensweig starring Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein, Kathryn Hahn, Kathryn Newton, Tracee Chimo Pallero, Chris Perfetti and James Urbaniak.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2021
Jeffrey Richards has just announced Broadway’s Best Shows, a home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway’s Best, will continue its “Spotlight on Plays” series this spring on Thursday, March 25, 2021 to benefit The Actors Fund.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021
Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for After Midnight, the fourth production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Featuring a cast of 12, headlined by Christopher Jackson and Nova Y. Payton, After Midnight showcases 28 of the big band era’s most famous songs, all framed by the poetry of Langston Hughes. 
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 23, 2021
The spring “Spotlight on Plays” series will soon welcome six celebrated, award-winning actresses. Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn & SAG nominee Carla Gugino will star in Watch on the Rhine, Emmy Award winner Kathryn Hahn will star in The Sisters Rosenweig, Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will star in Ohio State Murders, Tony Award winner Mary-Louise Parker will star in The Baltimore Waltz and Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will star in Dear Elizabeth.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021
Watch the trailer and find out how to watch the first two plays in the spring “Spotlight on Plays” series which will premiere with Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play on Thursday, March 25 and Pearl Cleage’s Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous on Thursday, April 9.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2021
The University of Missouri Department of Theatre will welcome to campus as its first Artist in Residence, Broadway, television, and film actor and published author Taye Diggs.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2021
Hope is on the horizon! With the acceleration of vaccine distribution and a new timetable to begin reopening NYC, some of the first re-openings have recently been announced. We've rounded up all of the latest news on the current state of Broadway for March 2021.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 11, 2021
It was just announced by the Pulitzer Prize organization that Katori Hall's The Hot Wing King has officially won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included Circle Jerk by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and Stew by Zora Howard.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
Shows with costumes on display will include A Soldier's Play, Aladdin, Chicago, Come From Away, The Cher Show, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Golden Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Phantom of the Opera, SIX, Wicked, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
The Guthrie Theater, in association with The Foxboro Company, today announced that Destiny of Desire will complete its 2021–2022 Season. Prior to an anticipated 2022 Broadway run produced by The Foxboro Company, the Guthrie is pleased to produce Destiny of Desire for its audiences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021
The 52nd Street Project is celebrating the creative voices of its youngest members in its first Playmaking show of 2021. SMOKE & MIRRORS: The Tricky Plays, Pt. 1 will feature the wildly imaginative work of 5 young playwrights between nine and eleven years old.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2021
The next installment of The Robey Theatre Company's online series of Evening Conversations will be on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. PST, presented via Zoom.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 23, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that playwright, actor, director, and theatrical producer Douglas Turner Ward has passed away. He was 90 years old.
by Student Blogger: Emily Earle - Feb 17, 2021
This Black History Month, celebrate the work of Black artists while expanding your knowledge of theatre history.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020
Broadway Bound Kids is partnering with the Broadway community and the creators of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee to present the 5th Annual Broadway BEE ….the Virtual Edition. The Bee will be livestreamed on Broadway Bound Kids website at 7:00 p.m. EST on Thursday December 10.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 17, 2020
Today (December 17) in live streaming: the cast of Homeschool the Musical on Stars in the House, Norm Lewis in concert, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2020
Broadway Bound Kids held its 5th Annual Broadway Bee last night (December 10) in a free live stream raising $43K in support of arts education. Last night’s Champion Broadway speller was two-time winner Lee Aaron Rosen from A Soldier’s Play. Paige Davis and Jessie Hooker-Bailey each raised over $5K in support of Broadway Bound Kids.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2020
Celebrating 15 years of providing kids with a place to be heard and belong, Broadway Bound Kids held its 5th Annual Broadway Bee last night (December 10) in a free live stream raising $43K in support of arts education.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2020
Below, meet 2020 Tony nominee Blair Underwood, a 1988 Carnegie Mellon alumnus, who received his first ever nomination for his performance in A Soldier's Play.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 6, 2020
The Black Theatre Troupe's 2020-2021 season Telling Our Stories will mark the 50th year the company has celebrated the Black experience. Since their 1970 debut production of Lonnie Elder's nationally acclaimed drama of social and political consciousness, Ceremonies in Dark Old Men, Black Theatre Troupe has gone on to produce powerful works with an emphasis on African American culture and ideology.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 3, 2020
Lifetime extends their partnership with trusted journalist Robin Roberts for four new movies under the Robin Roberts Presents banner. The network greenlights their next foray into the gospel music world with the biopic Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 28, 2020
The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on August 27, 2020 to confirm the eligibility status of three Broadway productions for the 2020 Tony Awards®. This was the final time the Tony Awards Administration Committee met during the 2019-2020 season to decide the eligibility for the 74th Annual Tony Awards. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020
L.A. Theatre Works has selected seven plays and a national touring production for its upcoming season. Specific dates will be announced after the CDC and UCLA, home of the James Bridges Theater where LATW performs, give the go ahead and all safety protocols have been put into place.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2021
The “Spotlight on Plays” series has announced Emmy Award winner Eric McCormack and Brandon Burton will join previously announced star Mary-Louise Parker in Paula Vogel’s The Baltimore Waltz, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.  The Baltimore Waltz will premiere on Thursday, April 29 at 8PM EST/5PM PST and will be available for a limited time only.
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2021
DAG talks about his quarantine outfit, staying home, being in a bubble with his family, losing weight on the Jenny Craig diet, cast-members on “In Living Color” playing pranks on him, playing Jamie Foxx’s father on their new Netflix show “Dad Stop Embarrassing Me,” meeting Jamie for the first time, and Jimmy’s parents coming to his shows and feeding him leftovers.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 3, 2021
Hope is on the horizon! With the acceleration of vaccine distribution and a new timetable to begin reopening NYC, some of the first re-openings have recently been announced. We've rounded up all of the latest news on the current state of Broadway for April 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021
Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting The Refocus Project, a multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon. On Friday, April 30 the project will launch with Samm-Art Williams’ 90-minute drama HOME directed by Roundabout’s Senior Resident Director Kenny Leon.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021
The “Spotlight on Plays” series announces the full company for Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine starring Academy award winner Ellen Burstyn, Alan Cox, Sasha Diamond, Alfred Enoch, Carla Gugino, Luca Padovan, Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil, Gabriella Pizzolo, Neel Sethi & Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, directed by Sarna Lapine. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 19, 2021
Additional cast members added today include Sharon Lawrence, Julianna Guill, Mustafa Speaks and Paul Sparks.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021
The 2021 Artios Awards were announced yesterday, honoring casting directors on stage and screen. Among the winners in the theatrical categories were Tina, Slave Play, and A Soldier's Play.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, adapted and directed by Michael Barakiva. Presented in two parts, this event will feature Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Stephen Bel Davies, Sheldon Best, Gisela Chípe, Robert Cuccioli and more.