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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.

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by Nicole Rosky - Sep 11, 2019
On Friday, August 30, the theatre community lost dramaturg Robert Blacker, who passed away suddenly at the age of 71. Longtime collaborator Des McAnuff, who worked with Blacker at La Jolla Playhouse and Stratford Shakespeare Festival, writes a tribute to his friend below:
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2021
If you've never had an opportunity to see an original production, you now have your chance. On Saturday, November 13, for a 2 p.m. Matinee, ATI will present TheatreLAB #2, The Family Line, by Lee Blessing.
by David Green - Oct 9, 2020
Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award winning Actors Equity professional theater company, announced that it won a total of nine  awards from the Desert Theatre Leaguea's annual awards announcement on October 4th, the most awards presented to a professional theater company. Coyote StageWorks had been nominated for 28 awards, many for the production of a A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath, which ran from February 7 though 16 at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, and their popular Barbara Keller Playdate Series of staged readings. Coyote StageWorks has now received an impressive 89 Desert Theatre League Awards since it was founded. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020
Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present 'Dr. DuBois and Miss Ovington,' the acclaimed 2014 drama about the beginnings of the NAACP with original stars Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant.'Dr. DuBois and Miss Ovington' are 7:00pm on Friday, October 9 and 7:00pm on Saturday, Oct 10.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2019
The bold and often hilarious new play, ADMISSIONS, written by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews), is the opening production of Square One Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season. Described as having “the force of a bulldozer and the precision of a scalpel' (Metro) and this “Sharp. Thoughtful” (Evening Standard), ADMISSIONS will leave the audience “questioning the status quo,”
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 24, 2019
Keen Company presents the first play of Keen's 20th season: Paul O'Brien, Pamela Sabaugh and Tommy Schrider in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney directed by Keen's Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein, which opened last night Wednesday October 23rd. Performances for the limited Off-Broadway engagement of Molly Sweeney will continue through November 16th only.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2020
A cast of professional actors, their work has been seen across the country, at such notable theatres as Oregon Shakespeare, Utah Shakespeare, Chicago Shakespeare, and many more. In addition to regional theatre, many of our participants have long and varied careers onscreen as well.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2019
The NY debut of MsTRIAL announces its cast starring Christine Evangelista (TV's a?oeThe Arrangement,a?? a?oeThe Walking Dead,a?? Film: Bleed For This) with Janie Brookshire (Broadway's The Philanthropist. TV's a??Blue Bloodsa??), Dep Kirkland (TV's a?oe Twin Peaks,a?? a?oeLaw & Ordera??), Alan Trinca (NY: Friends The Musical Parody. Regional: A Clockwork Orange), Gayle Samuels (Broadway's Children of a Leser God, Sunset Boulevard) with understudies Bill Coyne (NY: L'il Abner) and Jeannine Kaspar (TV: a?oeThe Loudest Voice,a?? a?oeLaw & Order: SVUa??).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021
Actors Theatre of Indiana will have Pulitzer Prize, TONY and Olivier Award nominee Lee Blessing joining them for their TheatreLab #2 in The Studio Theater on November 13, 2021. The Studio Theater is located within The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, IN.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2019
The NY debut of MsTRIAL announces its cast starring Christine Evangelista (TV's a?oeThe Arrangement,a?? a?oeThe Walking Dead,a?? Film: Bleed For This) with Janie Brookshire (Broadway's The Philanthropist. TV's a??Blue Bloodsa??), Dep Kirkland (TV's a?oe Twin Peaks,a?? a?oeLaw & Ordera??), Alan Trinca (NY: Friends The Musical Parody. Regional:  A Clockwork Orange), Gayle Samuels (Broadway's Children of a Leser God, Sunset Boulevard) with understudies Bill Coyne (NY: L'il Abner) and Jeannine Kaspar (TV: a?oeThe Loudest Voice,a?? a?oeLaw & Order: SVUa??). 
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 4, 2019
Today's conversation is with Lang Leav- an international best-selling author and social media sensation. She is the winner of a Qantas Spirit of Youth Award and coveted Churchill Fellowship. Her books continue to top bestseller charts in bookstores worldwide. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours. Kathleen Chalfant will be featured on November 23rd, followed by Matthew Saldivar finishing off the month on November 30th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours. Kevin Kilner will be featured on November 16th followed by Kathleen Chalfant on November 23rd.
by Shari Barrett - May 9, 2020
This Spotlight focuses on Nan McNamara, an award-winning actress who I have seen in many productions at the Actors Co-op in Hollywood, perhaps most notably in the 2017 Ovation Award-winning '33 Variations' in which she played a journalist who was able to go back in time to interview Ludwig Von Beethoven (an outstanding performance by Bruce Ladd) about his work. But what happened to the world premiere production of Lee Blessing's 'A Body of Water' which Nan directed when Covid-19 shut down L.A. theaters?
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2019
What price would you pay for respect and love? John Henry Davis directs Arthur Miller's riveting tour de force, The Price, for International City Theatre, opening May 10 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for May 8 and May 9.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021
Keen Company will continue the 2020-’21 Season with the benefit re-broadcast of The Year of Magical Thinking adapted from Joan Didion’s best-selling memoir and starring Kathleen Chalfant in a one-woman tour de force performance. 
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2019
Author Bill Bryson Comes To The Peace Center on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022
The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2019
What really goes on behind the scenes of tense arms negotiations between powerful nations? Set in the midst of the Cold War, Lee Blessing's gripping play, A WALK IN THE WOODS, is especially relevant today. With talks seemingly at an impasse, the American and Soviet negotiators agree to meet informally while strolling through the peaceful forest.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020
Jon Culshaw will star as 'Bill Bryson' in a brand-new stage production of Bryson's award-winning memoir NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND adapted by BAFTA and Olivier Award winning playwright Tim Whitnall. Directed by the Watermill's Artistic Director Paul Hart, the production will have its world premiere in Newbury on Thursday 24 September and play until Saturday 31 October, with a national press night on Monday 28 September. The production will then tour to Malvern, Cambridge, and Richmond, with further dates to announced.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2021
After being dark since last March due to COVID-19, Reston Community Players comes back to life with A Walk in the Woods, a cold war era drama by Lee Blessing that examines the relationship between a Russian and an American arms negotiator as they converse informally in a series of meetings in a park on the outskirts of Geneva.  This production is being pre-recorded and presented virtually through on-demand streaming from March 19-25.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021
The Group Rep will present REVENGE, a brand-new thriller directed by Bruce Kimmel. We could tell you more, but why spoil the fun, and besides, if we told you more, we'd have to kill you. A reading of a diabolical thriller you won't want to miss streams one time only on Saturday, April 3 at 5:00 pm (PDT).
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2021
Merrimack Repertory Theatre will present the New England premiere of Until the Flood by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith from April 17 to May 2 – via video on demand only, according to Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021
Keen Co Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced new guests for upcoming evenings of the FREE event, Keen After Hours: Heidi Armbruster & Paul Niebanck, who share the distinction of working on the most Keen productions, on April 5th, joining the previously announced Nick Blaemire tonight, March 22nd followed by Dan Domingues on March 29th.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2021
Five on a Match, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, will present Caroline V. McGraw's (Ultimate Beauty Bible) SPLIT VALLEY, an immersive serialized radio mystery, is joining the network.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2019
A bittersweet love story about two survivors of the Armenian genocide that is a universal tale of hope, healing and redemption is next up at International City Theatre. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs Richard Kalinoski's multiple award-winning Beast on the Moon for a three-week run, Aug. 23 through Sept. 8, at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for Aug. 21 and Aug. 22.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 16, 2019
Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight, An Evening to Remember, Sunday, August 4, with guest of honor, Tony Award nominated and Obie-Award winning actor Kathleen Chalfant.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2019
Over the Tavern opened to a full house Sunday at Theatre at the Center in Munster. The play by Tom Dudzick is directed by Ericka Mac with Janet Ulrich Brooks as Sister Clarissa, Logan Baffico as Rudy, Cory Goodrich as Ellen, Isabelle Roberts as Annie, Eric Slater as Chet, Julian Solis as Georgie and Seth Steinberg as Eddie. Over the Tavern offers a hilarious look at family life in the 1950s.  Over the Tavern continues its run through August 11.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 10, 2020
North Coast Repertory Theatre's next conversation is with award-winning playwright Lee Blessing who penned A Walk In The Woods performed at North Coast Rep.
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 1, 2019
Sometimes A WALK IN THE WOODS is exactly what you need to be reminded that theatre can showcase some dynamic performances while also offering some talking points that were as relevant in 1988 when it first premiered as it is today.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2020
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the leads for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved classic comedy Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Mr. Silverstein featuring an all-star cast. The one night only event will take place Monday, February 24th at 7 PM at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2020
Jeannine Kaspar will take over the starring role of Karen Lukoff in MsTRIAL at New World Stages beginning January 3, 2020. The role was originally played by Christine Evangelista who is leaving MsTRIAL to return to shooting a?oeThe Walking Dead.a?? Tickets are $49- $89 and can be purchased by visiting Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022
Red Bull Theater today announced a special event staged reading of celebrated poet and activist Aimé Césaire’s A Tempest (Une Tempête), a striking adaptation of Shakespeare's celebrated Jacobean play through a post-colonial lens, translated from the French by Philip Crispin.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022
A Tempest (Une Tempête) will take place LIVE in person on Monday February 28th at 7:30pm at FIAF Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) with simultaneous Livestream broadcast. Video-on-Demand will be available through Sunday March 6th until 11:59 PM EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2021
Keen Company is continuing its 2020-’21 Season with the benefit broadcast of The Year of Magical Thinking adapted from Joan Didion’s best-selling memoir and starring Kathleen Chalfant in a one-woman tour de force performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020
The 46th Season at People's Light invites you to revisit old favorites, find fresh perspectives on timeless classics, and be part of groundbreaking new theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced additional cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved classic comedy Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Mr. Silverstein featuring an all-star cast. The one night only event in celebration of Keen's 20th anniversary will take place Monday, February 24th at 7 PM at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2021
As a companion event to Sierra Madre Public Library's One Book One City program, encouraging the entire community to read A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by travel writer Bill Bryson, Sierra Madre Playhouse, in a collaboration with the Library, is presenting a virtual reading of the short story Back Porch by Chris Offutt .
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2019
The NY debut of MsTRIAL will open this Wednesday December 4 at New World Stages.Starring Christine Evangelista (TV's 'The Arrangement,' 'The Walking Dead,' Film: Bleed For This) with Janie Brookshire (Broadway's The Philanthropist. TV's 'Blue Bloods'), Dep Kirkland (TV's ' Twin Peaks,' 'Law & Order'), Alan Trinca (NY: Friends The Musical Parody. Regional: A Clockwork Orange), Gayle Samuels (Broadway's Children of a Leser God, Sunset Boulevard) with understudies Bill Coyne (NY: L'il Abner) and Jeannine Kaspar (TV: 'The Loudest Voice,' 'Law & Order: SVU').
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2019
A bittersweet love story about two survivors of the Armenian genocide that is a universal tale of hope, healing and redemption is next up at International City Theatre. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs Richard Kalinoski's multiple award-winning Beast on the Moon for a three-week run, Aug. 23through Sept. 8, at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for Aug. 21 and Aug. 22.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2019
A bittersweet love story about two survivors of the Armenian genocide that is a universal tale of hope, healing and redemption is next up at International City Theatre. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs Richard Kalinoski's multiple award-winning Beast on the Moon for a three-week run, Aug. 23 through Sept. 8, at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for Aug. 21 and Aug. 22.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 1, 2019
The professional resident playwrights of Skylight Theatre Company present eleven new plays in the sixth LAb Works Festival. Since 2011 when Skylight created PlayLAb, a laboratory for LA based professional playwrights, its LA Based members have created more than 60 original new works.  The LAb Works Festival is the culmination of the most recent year's work shared as concert-style staged readings and workshop presentations.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2021
Merrimack Repertory Theatre will present the New England premiere of A Woman of the World by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rebecca Gilman from May 15-30.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
We Have to Hurry , by a new work by acclaimed playwright, actor, and director Dorothy Lyman starring Kathleen Chalfant and Elliott Gould will host a Virtual Stage Door.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2019
What price would you pay for respect and love? John Henry Davis directs Arthur Miller's riveting tour de force, The Price, forInternational City Theatre, openingMay 10 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for May 8 and May 9.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021
Mint Theater Company will continue the highly popular Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the two-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of A Picture of Autumn by N.C Hunter, directed by Gus Kaikkonen beginning Monday April 19th, and continuing through June 13th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2020
The San Diego Tribune has reported that actor J. Todd Adams has passed away at age 51. Read the full story HERE.