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A Walk in the Woods is a 1988 play by Lee Blessing. It depicts the developing relationship between two arms limitation negotiators, one Russian and one American, over a year of negotiation. The play was nominated for both a Tony award and a Pulitzer Prize.



Ovation Award-Winning Actors Co-op Theatre Company Opens Its 27th Season With Thriller ROPE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) presents the first show in its 27th Season with the thriller ROPE, written by Patrick Hamilton, directed by Ken Sawyer, produced by Kevin Shewey.  ROPE will preview on Thursday, September 20 at 8pm and will open Friday, September 21 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 29 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

New York Theatre Festival To Present New York Premiere Of Cathy Tempelsman's RUN-ON SENTENCE At Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

New York Theatre Festival will present the New York Premiere of Cathy Tempelsman's Run-On Sentence at Hudson Guild Theater (more...)

Photo Flash: Janet Ulrich Brooks Stars As Maria Callas in MASTER CLASS At Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

TimeLine Theatre Company announces members of the cast and creative team for Master Class, Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning play about the formidable opera star Maria Callas, inspired by a series of classes she taught at Julliard in the 1970s. (more...)

La Strada's CHILL Begins Reign Of Terror At Jersey Shore Arts Center In Ocean Grove This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

La Strada Theatre Ensemble is one of New Jersey's premiere developmental theatre companies that brings together theatre artists from the tri-state area with playwrights from throughout the United States.  CHILL is a collection of new short plays with theatre artists from the New Jersey and New York on stage! (more...)

CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Riding to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

59E59 Theaters will host CROSS THAT RIVER, a new musical composed by renowned jazz artist Allan Harris, with a book by Mr. Harris & Pat Harris, and directed by Regge Life. Produced by Love Productions Records, CROSS THAT RIVER begins performances on Thursday, November 30 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 31. Press Opening is Wednesday, December 6 at 7:15 PM. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for ANNIE, Now Extended at Skylight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The full cast, creative team and orchestra for the upcoming holiday production of Annie at Skylight Music Theatre was announced today by Skylight Artistic Director Ray Jivoff. (more...)

Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning tonight, November 7th, and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Rides to 59E59 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

59E59 Theaters hosts CROSS THAT RIVER, a new musical composed by renowned jazz artist Allan Harris, with a book by Mr. Harris & Pat Harris, and directed by Regge Life. Produced by Love Productions Records, CROSS THAT RIVER begins performances tonight, November 30, for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 31. (more...)

Comedian Andrew Tarvin to Appear at MORE THAN WORDS, Boston
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

Comedian and motivational speaker Andrew Tarvin takes readers on a cross-country journey filled with quirky people and oddball experiences in his new memoir, The United States of Laughter. (more...)

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital 1/23
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN arrives on Digital with Movies Anywhere, and Blu-ray and DVD January 23. At the end of the First World War, beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) creates the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh which brings him immediate acclaim. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for ANNIE, Now Extended at Skylight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The full cast, creative team and orchestra for the upcoming holiday production of Annie at Skylight Music Theatre was announced today by Skylight Artistic Director Ray Jivoff. (more...)

Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), plays The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) opening tonight, November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

Photo Flash: English Comic Drama MUSWELL HILL Kicks Off at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, launches their 2017-2018 season with the New York premiere of Muswell Hill, a play by Torben Betts, in a co-production with The Pond Theatre Company. (more...)

MUSWELL HILL Begins Performances Tomorrow at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, launches their 2017-2018 season with the New York premiere of Muswell Hill, a play by Torben Betts, in a co-production with The Pond Theatre Company. Directed by Shannon Patterson, the six-member cast features Jason Alan Carvell (War Horse), as Mat, Colleen Clinton (Proof) as Jess, Lily Dorment (Abigail's Party) as Karen, Richard Hollis (The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time) as Simon, John Pirkis ( Blue Bloods ) as Tony, and Sarah Street (Abigail's Party) as Annie. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Presents New England Premiere Of MORNING AFTER GRACE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Shakespeare & Company presents the New England Premiere of Morning After Grace written by Cary Crim, and directed by Regge Life who helmed last season's hit comedy God of Carnage. Morning After Grace is an unconventional new comedy tackling love, loss, and second chances. Performances run from May 24th - July 15th in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. (more...)

The New Harmony Project's 32nd Annual Spring Conference Kicks Off May 21
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The New Harmony Project (Lori Wolter Hudson, Artistic Director; David Hudson, Executive Director), an organization dedicated to supporting writers whose work emanates hope, will kick off its 32nd annual spring conference on Monday, May 21 with ten writers in residence in the idyllic town of New Harmony, Indiana.  (more...)

Casting Announced For A LESSON FROM ALOES at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts today announced the cast and creative team for Athol Fugard's A Lesson from Aloes. Ariyon Bakare, Randall Newsome and Andrus Nichols will appear in the revered Fugard drama. The play will perform Today, May 17, through Sunday, June 10 - closing out Hartford Stage's 2017-18 season. Tresnjak will direct. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HOT LIST! What's Hot on Stage Now
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 6, 2018

What made the Hot List? A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Theatre @ Boston Court, ALLEGIANCE by East West Players at the Aratani Theatre downtown, A Walk in the Woods at Actors Co-op, and JACKIE UNVEILED at The Wallis. Check out the latest buzz below and go see a show! Reviews by BWW Sr. Editor Ellen Dostal (LADCC). (more...)

DIDO OF OHIO, ASSEMBLED IDENTITY, PARTY FACE and More Named Qualifying Parity Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for April-their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams have 50% of the roles filled with women and transgender artists (directors, designers, and playwrights). (more...)

Photo Flash: A WALK IN THE WOODS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company concludes their 2017-2018 season with the New York revival of A Walk in the Woods, a play by Lee Blessing. The show opened March 26, 2018 at 7:00PM and BroadwayWorld has a look inside the evening below! (more...)

A WALK IN THE WOODS Opens Tonight at the Barrow Group Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, concludes their 2017-2018 season with the New York revival of A Walk in the Woods, a play by Lee Blessing. Directed by Donna Jean (DJ) Fogel, the two-member cast features K. Lorrel Manning as John Honeyman, an American negotiator and Martin Van Treuren as Andrey Botvinnik, a career Russian diplomat. (more...)

North Coast Rep Announces 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2018

North Coast Repertory Theatre launches Season 37 with an intriguing array of riotous comedy, a powerful family drama, a suspense-filled Sherlock Holmes mystery, an eye-opening personal conversation between a U.S. and Soviet arms negotiators, and a colorful musical from the creators of the legendary Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. The compelling lineup includes two West Coast premieres and one World premiere. North Coast Repertory Theatre, a non-profit professional theatre company, has evolved into one of the area's leading performing arts organizations that is recognized for the quality of its work and its commitment to excellence. In a single night, you can be transported to a different time and place and be transformed by the experience. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Barrow Group's A WALK IN THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrishand Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of aDrama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, concludes their 2017-2018 season with the New York revival of A Walk in the Woods, a play by Lee Blessing. Directed by Donna Jean (DJ) Fogel, the two-member cast features K. Lorrel Manning as John Honeyman, an American negotiator and Martin Van Treuren as Andrey Botvinnik, a career Russian diplomat. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

TimeLine Theatre Company, acclaimed for presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, is thrilled to announce its 22nd season and to preview an upcoming partnership with Firebrand Theatre. (more...)

The Barrow Group's A WALK IN THE WOODS Begins Saturday, March 17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of aDrama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, concludes their 2017-2018 season with the New York revival of A Walk in the Woods, a play by Lee Blessing. Directed by Donna Jean (DJ) Fogel, the two-member cast features K. Lorrel Manning as John Honeyman, an American negotiator and Martin Van Treuren as Andrey Botvinnik, a career Russian diplomat. (more...)

The New Harmony Project Announces Artists For 2018 Spring Conference
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

The New Harmony Project (Mead Hunter, Artistic Director; David Hudson, Executive Director; Lori Wolter Hudson, Incoming Artistic Director), an organization dedicated to supporting writers whose work emanates hope, is pleased to announce that ten writers will be in residence for their 2018 annual conference, which will take place from May 21-June 2 in the idyllic town of New Harmony, Indiana. (more...)

Parity Productions Releases March List of Qualifying Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly?list of Qualifying Productions for March-their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams have 50% of the roles filled with women and transgender artists (directors, designers, and playwrights).? (more...)

Janet Ulrich Brooks Will Star in THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS at Theatre at the Center
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 9, 2018

According to The Chicago Tribune, Janet Ulrich Brooks will make her Theatre at the Center debut this summer in The Lady With All The Answers. Brooks will play Ann Landers. The production will open on July 15 and run through August 12. (more...)

Franklin Stage Company Presents A WALK IN THE WOODS by Lee Blessing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

A Walk in the Woods, Lee Blessing's Tony-nominated drama, will be presented by Franklin Stage Company, July 12th-29th, in their historic home Chapel Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ann Landers THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS Opens At Theatre At The Center In Munster
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Janet Ulrich Brooks, making her Theatre at the Center (TATC) debut, is cast as advice columnist Ann Landers in the TATC production of The Lady With All the Answers. Opening Night was on July 15.  Performances continuing through August 12. (more...)

ICT Revisits THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

"Glass breaks so easily. No matter how careful you are." International City Theatre presents The Glass Menagerie, the iconic American classic that launched the career of playwright Tennessee Williams. John Henry Davis (ICT productions of A Walk in the Woods, End of the Rainbow, Trying) directs William's most personal work, opening Aug. 24 atInternational City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews take place Aug. 22 and Aug. 23. (more...)


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Franklin Stage Company Presents A WALK IN THE WOODS by Lee Blessing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

A Walk in the Woods, Lee Blessing's Tony-nominated drama, will be presented by Franklin Stage Company, July 12th-29th, in their historic home Chapel Hall. (more...)

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN arrives on Digital with Movies Anywhere, and Blu-ray and DVD January 23. At the end of the First World War, beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) creates the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh which brings him immediate acclaim. (more...)

Actors Co-op Theatre Co. Presents A WALK IN THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Actors Co-0p Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominated drama A Walk in the Woods written by award-winning playwright Lee Blessing, directed by Ken Sawyer, produced by Lauren Thompson. A Walk in the Woods will preview, Thursday, February 8 at 8:00 pm, and will open Friday, February 9 at 8:00 pm, and run through Sunday, March 18 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower Street, 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Barrow Group Presents THE THING WITH THE FEATHERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co- Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. Directed by Company Co-Artistic Director Seth Barrish, the four-member cast features Zachary Booth (The Winslow Boy, Damages ), as Eric, DeAnna Lenhart (Point Last Seen, Phoenix) as Beth, Robert Manning, Jr. (Magic/Bird, Blue Bloods ) as Tim, and Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda the Musical, A Christmas Story the Musical) as Anna. (more...)

THE THING WITH FEATHERS Begins Tonight at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. (more...)

THE THING WITH FEATHERS Begins at TBG Theatre January 13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. Directed by Company Co-Artistic Director Seth Barrish, the four-member cast features Zachary Booth (The Winslow Boy, Damages ), as Eric, DeAnna Lenhart (Point Last Seen, Phoenix) as Beth, Robert Manning, Jr. (Magic/Bird, Blue Bloods ) as Tim, and Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda the Musical, A Christmas Story the Musical) as Anna. (more...)

K. Lorrel Manning and Martin Van Treuren Lead TBG's A WALK IN THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, concludes their 2017-2018 season with the New York revival of A Walk in the Woods, a play by Lee Blessing. Directed by Donna Jean (DJ) Fogel, the two-member cast features K. Lorrel Manning as John Honeyman, an American negotiator and Martin Van Treuren as Andrey Botvinnik, a career Russian diplomat. (more...)

Review: A WALK IN THE WOODS Hints Why Arms Negotiations May Never Result in a Treaty Being Signed
by Shari Barrett - Feb 26, 2018

Actors Co-op Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award nominated drama A Walk in the Woods, written in 1988 by playwright Lee Blessing. The witty two-hander concerns a relationship between two arms negotiators, one Russian and one American, and what happens when they step out of the war room and into the woods above Geneva, Switzerland, during a year of negotiations. Although the two eventually develop a friendly relationship, their personalities certainly differ in that the American is formal and idealistic while the Russian is easily led off topic and very pessimistic that any agreement will ever amount to any changes in the escalating arms race. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for THE THING WITH FEATHERS at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. (more...)

CROSS THAT RIVER, Musical Celebrating Black Cowboys of the American West, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

59E59 Theaters hosts CROSS THAT RIVER, a new musical composed by renowned jazz artist Allan Harris, with a book by Mr. Harris & Pat Harris, and directed by Regge Life. Produced by Love Productions Records, CROSS THAT RIVER began performances on Thursday, November 30 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 31. Press Opening is tonight, December 6 at 7:15 PM. (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Comes to International City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

"Glass breaks so easily. No matter how careful you are." International City Theatre presents The Glass Menagerie, the iconic American classic that launched the career of playwright Tennessee Williams. John Henry Davis (ICT productions of A Walk in the Woods, End of the Rainbow, Trying) directs William's most personal work, opening Aug. 24 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews take place Aug. 22 and Aug. 23. (more...)

The New Harmony Project is Now Accepting Applications For 2019 Conference & Newly Established Parent Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The New Harmony Project announced today that it is now accepting applications for the 33rd annual conference to be held May 20 - June 1, 2019. Since 1986, the secluded town of New Harmony, Indiana has hosted artists from around the world for two-weeks of dedicated script development. Over the course of the conference, The New Harmony Project offers a retreat from the outside world and space for writers to fully immerse themselves in their work. The peaceful serenity of New Harmony, the site of two former utopian societies, is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. (more...)

The Artistic Home Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The Artistic Home Ensemble will present the Chicago premiere of Lauren Gunderson's ADA AND THE ENGINE as the final entry in its three-play 2018-19 season, according to company Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra, who announced the season today. The 36-year-old Gunderson was the most-produced playwright in America during 2017, according to American Theatre Magazine. (more...)

Casting Announced For A LESSON FROM ALOES at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts today announced the cast and creative team for Athol Fugard's A Lesson from Aloes. Ariyon Bakare, Randall Newsome and Andrus Nichols will appear in the revered Fugard drama. The play will perform Thursday, May 17, through Sunday, June 10 - closing out Hartford Stage's 2017-18 season. Tresnjak will direct. (more...)

Franklin Stage Company Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

The Franklin Stage Company, Delaware County's renowned classical summer theater, announces the roster for their 22nd season, presenting and producing performances from July 4 weekend through Labor Day. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' on A CHORUS LINE Holograms, Sondheim in the Woods, 'Give Me Fat Boy's Famous Arrow,' and More
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 18, 2018

The genius of 'Give Me Fat Boy's Famous Arrow,' holograms of Cassie and Sheila, altering original staging, Kevin throws some Dolly shade, Whatever Happened To Baby Vanjie, a Better sing along, revisiting The Madwoman of Central Park West, Rob sings a solo, Wakefield Poole makes Broadway history, how a porno funded A Chorus Line, Sondheim goes for A Walk in the Woods, James Lapine buys an armchair, and Lil Marty stars in Anyone Can Whistle Jr. (more...)

Laura Dreyfuss, Kathleen Chalfant, and Geneva Carr Join Benefit Reading of New Play JANE BURGOYNE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen's Laura Dreyfuss and Tony-nominated actresses Kathleen Chalfant and Geneva Carr join National New Play Network (NNPN) for a 20th Anniversary benefit reading of a new play Jane Burgoyne by Robert Moulthrop, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, at Westside Theatre on April 30th at 7:00 pm. Hosted by Richard Winkler and Jane and JB Harrison, the reading will support NNPN as it continues to revolutionize the new play landscape through its nationally recognized programs and services for artists and organizations. Tickets for the reading can be purchased at TodayTix.  (more...)

Andrew Tarvin Brings 'United States of Laughter' to San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

New York-based comedian and motivational speaker Andrew Tarvin will discuss and sign copies of his memoir, "The United States of Laughter," at Upstart Crow Coffeehouse & Bookstore in San Diego on Friday, April 13. He will also appear on "Good Day San Diego" on KUSI-TV on Thursday, April 12, streaming live at www.kusi.com. (more...)

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