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by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022
Anthony McDonald, Executive Director of Shubert Theatre, has announced the schedule of 2022-2023 shows for the theater’s 108th Anniversary Season.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 26, 2021
Need a refresher on this season's nominated shows before the Tonys tonight? We've gotcha covered. Catch a full review.
by - Sep 26, 2021
A Soldier's Play has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play!
by - Sep 26, 2021
David Alan Grier has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for A SOLDIER'S PLAY.
by Michael Major - Sep 23, 2021
The Tony-nominated play will be adapted into a limited series. David Alan Grier, who is nominated for a Tony award for his role as Sgt. Vernon Water in the play, will play the character's father in the new limited series. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022
Tickets to the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning revival touring production of A SOLDIER'S PLAY from Roundabout Theatre Company go on sale tomorrow, September 16, 2022 for the Dayton engagement February 14-19, 2023, at the Victoria Theatre. The engagement is co-presented by The Human Race Theatre Company and Dayton Live.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021
It was announced today that Golden Globe Award nominee Beanie Feldstein ('American Crime Story: Impeachment;' Hello, Dolly!) will be joined by Tony and Olivier Award nominee Ramin Karimloo (Les Misérables, Anastasia) as 'Nick Arnstein,' in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Get a first look at Beanie Feldstein in character!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021
Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes from Stage & Screen, the acclaimed interactive costume exhibition in the heart of Times Square, will be temporarily closed due to flooding. Organizers hope that the Exhibition, which benefits the already beleaguered custom costume industry in NYC, will reopen next week. 
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2021
The trio will appear in The Black Pack: We Three Kings and The Black Pack: Excellence, the first of which will premiere on November 29. The special will be a holiday-themed celebration with both classic and new music brought to life on stage. Jordin Sparks, Tank, and Sevyn Streeter will guest star.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes from Stage & Screen, the interactive costume exhibition in the heart of Times Square, will reopen tomorrow after being forced to close its doors on October 5 due to a major water leak.
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 Nicole Rosky - Nov 1, 2021
Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will return to Broadway starring in Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (Fences, A Soldier's Play).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
The Public Theater and National Black Theatre will begin previews on Thursday, May 12 for the upcoming New York Premiere of FAT HAM, written by James Ijames and directed by Public Theater Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.
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 BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2022
Today we're studying up on Jared Grimes, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for FUNNY GIRL.
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022
On Monday, April 4, 2022, Theatre Forward, a non-profit arts organization based in New York City, will hold its annual gala at the Edison Ballroom, 240 West 47th Street, New York City to honor Tony and Obie Award winning director, Kenny Leon, and global financial services provider, Prudential Financial.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2022
The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion were given the daunting task of sorting and routed an overwhelming backlog of more than 17 million pieces of mail. Led by Major Charity Adams, their motto was 'No Mail, Low Morale.'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022
Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta has announced that 10-time Tony Award® winning and 2020 Grammy® nominated MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, the Tony® and Grammy®-winning Best Musical HADESTOWN and the record-breaking WICKED will lead the 2022/2023 season at the Fox Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
The Public Theater and National Black Theatre announced complete casting today for the upcoming New York Premiere of FAT HAM written by James Ijames and directed by Public Theater Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
Blumenthal Performing Arts has announced the PNC Broadway Lights Season for 2022-23. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2022
Norm Lewis is set to star as 'Captain Richard Davenport' in a new North American tour of Roundabout's 2020 production of A Soldier's Play!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2022
Penn Live Arts (PLA) and the Tony and Obie Award-winning Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) have announced a new residency that brings together one of the most important Black theatre producers in the United States and the University of Pennsylvania's nexus of the performing arts, two legacy organizations that share a mission of advancing innovative, contemporary theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
The Broadway sensation WICKED will welcome new cast members to the National Tour beginning performances Tuesday, March 22 at the First Interstate Center for the Arts in Spokane, WA.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022
The Shubert Theatre has announced the lineup of the 2022-2023 Broadway Series shows for the theatre’s 108th Anniversary Season.
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 Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022
Broadway In Chicago has announced its next season, which will feature 1776, TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, A SOLDIER'S PLAY, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, and MJ. Learn more about the upcoming shows here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2022
The Huntington announces the cast and creative team for a stunning new production of The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison.  Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop announced today a change to the performance schedule for On Sugarland. Previews, which were set to begin on Wednesday February 2, 2022, will now start on Thursday February 3 to allow the team more time for technical rehearsals. Additionally, the performance on Friday February 4 has been cancelled.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop  announced today that due to positive COVID tests in the company, all performances of On Sugarland by Obie Award winner Aleshea Harris (Is God Is, What to Send Up When It Goes Down) have been cancelled through Sunday February 20, 2022. Performances will resume Tuesday February 22.
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2022
Watch as the directors discuss The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 29, 2021
Black Theatre Troupe begins the new year with the thought-provoking and compelling drama, A SOLDIER'S PLAY, February 4 - 20, 2022 at the Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center, 1333 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85034. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop announced today casting, dates and ticket information for On Sugarland by Obie Award winner Aleshea Harris (Is God Is, What to Send Up When It Goes Down) and directed by Obie Award winner, NYTW Usual Suspect & former 2050 Fellow Whitney White (Semblance, What to Send Up When It Goes Down).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
 Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will return to Broadway this season starring in Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon  (Fences, A Soldier’s Play).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2021
Displays include costumes from Broadway, Off Broadway and National Tours, including A Soldier's Play, Aladdin, Chicago, Come From Away, The Cher Show, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Golden Child, Hamilton, 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 - Aug 2, 2021
​​​​​​​After a year-long hiatus with the pandemic hitting just before Black Theatre Troupe's 50th Anniversary Season, the renowned company has announced it will resume its annual schedule of performances with its 2021-22 Season.
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 Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022
The Human Race embraces its mission of “exploring the human condition” in its 36th season by presenting themes of family, national security, dementia, creativity, race, and autism. Honoring its mission by “promoting enlightenment, inclusion and understanding,” the season includes two World Premieres (one play and one musical), a regional premiere, a Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play, and the return of a favorite. 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022
Casting has been announced for the World premiere production of Rajiv Joseph's new work “King James,” coming to Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum June 1 through July 3, 2022. Tony and Obie Award-winning director Kenny Leon will direct this new play from the Pulitzer Prize-short lister co-commissioned by Center Theatre Group and Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
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 Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2022
The Alliance Theatre will present 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. Billie Rae Valentine, a savvy hustler down on her luck, and Louis Winthorpe III, a minted commodities-trading firm director, have their lives deliberately switched by the devious Duke brothers to settle a petty bet in an outrageous debate of nature versus nurture.
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 Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
Presented by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art, the Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference: Rejuvenate, Recenter, Reimagine will take place June 2-3, 2022. This year's conference returns with both in-person and virtual options.
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 13, 2022
Dayton Live has announcd the Premier Health Broadway in Dayton 2022-2023 Season! 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022
ASU Gammage is gearing up for a new Broadway lineup as it announces the 2022–2023 Desert Financial Broadway Across America-Arizona season. Season ticket holders can now renew their subscriptions for an extraordinary list of shows. It’s a season filled with hot, fresh from Broadway shows, powerful plays and some all-time Tony Award®-winning favorites.

A Soldier's Play Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of A Soldier's Play have their been?
A Soldier's Play has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1981, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005 and Broadway which opened in 2020.

What awards has A Soldier's Play been nominated for?
Distinguished Ensemble Performance (Obie Awards) for Larry Riley.

What awards has A Soldier's Play won?
Distinguished Ensemble Performance (Obie Awards) for Larry Riley.

What productions of A Soldier's Play have there been?
A Soldier's Play has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1981, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005 and Broadway which opened in 2020.