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Blue/Orange - 2002 - Off-Broadway


Linda Gross Theater

(New York, NY)
336 West 20th Street
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2019
Are you a budding musical theatre performer aged 6 to 21? Do you dream of performing in London on a West End stage? The talent competition, West End Calling is back and they want to see YOU!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for Park Theatre's festive family adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic: The Snow Queen. Focusing on the origins of the Queen who brings endless winter, the cast includes: Frances Marshall, Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Esmonde Cole, Sarah-Louise Young, Justin Brett, Paula James and Matt Cavendish. The production is adapted by Charles Way and directed by Abigail Anderson, with a national press night on Friday 6 December, 7pm.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2019
Following its top selling run at the Orange Tree Theatre this autumn, Maya Arad Yassur's strikingly original and audacious play Amsterdam will take to the road in early 2020. The three-way co-production, between Actors Touring Company, the Orange Tree Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth embarks on a tour that opens in Plymouth in February and stretches across the UK. Amsterdam is directed by Matthew Xia as his inaugural production as artistic director of ATC.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019
Papatango today announces the full cast for the world première of Samuel Bailey's Shook a?" this year's winner of the annual Papatango New Writing Prize. The company's Artistic Director George Turvey directs Josef Davies (Jonjo), Josh Finan (Cain), Andrea Hall (Grace), and Ivan Oyik (Riyad).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019
A pair of shipwrecked pirate perverts. A psychologist with a suspicious client. A drama student with a seance candle. An estranged son circling the widowed step-mother. All that from four writers, two actors, and one director... Anthology is back.
by Elaine Bard - Nov 8, 2018
Dramatic Repertory Company (Keith Powell Beyland, Artistic Director) presents the Maine Premiere COCK (the cockfight play) by Mike Bartlett, directed by Keith Powell Beyland & Tess Van Horn, playing November 9 - 18, 2018. This premiere production will be presented at the Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 5, 2019
There has been a lot of news this past month regarding stage-to-screen adaptations! It was confirmed that Idina Menzel will play Evelyn, the evil stepmother, in the live-action Cinderella film starring Camila Cabello. Ariana Debose has joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's Netflix adaptation of the The Prom. In other Netflix news, it was announced that Andrew Garfield will star in the Lin-Manuel Miranda directed Netflix adaptation of tick, tick...BOOM!  
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2018
When it comes to famous literary figures there are many iconic names that come to mind, from Shakespeare to Moliere and from Beckett to Dickens, but one of the most influential must be Miguel de Cervantes, author of the iconic Don Quixote. His work has inspired countless others over the centuries and his classic story attracts new fans each passing year, despite the four centuries that have passed since its completion.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2018
Internationally acclaimed Actors Touring Company has today announced the appointment of Matthew Xia as its new Artistic Director. Matthew will take up the position part-time in December 2018 and will be in place full-time from March 2019. He will lead alongside ATC's Executive DirectorAndrew Smaje.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2019
Artistic Director of the Young Vic Kwame Kwei-Armah today announces complete casting for Nora: A Doll's House. Anna Russell-Martin (Cyrano De Bergerac, A Christmas Carol Citizens Theatre) reprises her role from the critically-acclaimed Citizens Theatre production, and is joined by Mark Arends (MotherFatherSon; Fatherland Lyric Hammersmith), Natalie Klamar (Wilderness Hampstead Theatre; Richard II Almeida), Luke Norris (Poldark; Blue/Orange, A View from the Bridge Young Vic), Amaka Okafor (The Son Kiln/West End; I'm Not Running, Macbeth National Theatre) and Zephryn Taitte (Call The Midwife; Bitter Wheat Garrick Theatre).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2018
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces the cast and creative team for Barber Shop Chronicles. The Fuel, National Theatre, and West Yorkshire Playhouse co-production begins preview performances on Wednesday, December 5, 2018; opens Friday, December 7; and closes Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2018
Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced a further two productions as part of its Spring and Summer 2019 season.   
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 18, 2020
BEN LANG is a singer-songwriter from San Rafael, CA. His debut solo release MODERN MAN EP offers six finely crafted alternative-acoustic tracks written and performed entirely by BEN LANG.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2018
Hampstead Theatre has announced the first three productions of 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019
Folger Consort, the early music ensemble in residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, celebrates the holiday season with seven concerts of Gloria!: A Baroque Italian Christmas December 13 through December 18, 2019 in the nave of St. Mark's Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill.
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2019
Nottingham Playhouse has announced full casting for its regional premiere of Kemp Power's award-winning play One Night in Miami…
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 28, 2019
It was announced today, 28th March, that the cast for Guardian and BuzzFeed journalist Bim Adewunmi's debut play, Hoard at Arcola Theatre will include Ellen Thomas (EastEnders),Emmanuella Cole (National Theatre's An Octoroon), Kemi Durosinmi (Arcola Theatre's The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives), Tyler Furose (The Globe's Much Ado About Nothing), andElizabeth Ita (The Favourite).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 22, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, State Theatre of California, welcomes the LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) for a Summer Acting Intensive from July 22 through August 2.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019
Starbuck Theatre Company today announced its cast and creative team for the World Premiere Developmental Workshop Performance of 'Snowfall in July', playing at The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham July 11-13th 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
On Wednesday 10 June 2020, the scholar James Nwoye Adichie died in Nigeria. Three months later, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the acclaimed author of Half a Yellow Sun and Americanah, published a beautiful tribute to the father she loved 'so much, so fiercely, so tenderly', a poignant meditation on the meaning, impact and nature of grief, in the New Yorker. Out of that essay grew a book, published in May 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
Due to popular demand, the new online comedy The Three Musketeers – attempted by FoolHardy written by Sydney Stevenson will extend its online run, now available from 15 June until 27 June.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 17, 2019
The Bostonian Society announces the return of Cato & Dolly to the Old State House, performing three times daily from June 17 - August 11. This original 20-minute play was written by Patrick Gabridge as part of the Through the Keyhole exhibition, and explores life behind the door of Governor John Hancock's 18th century home. Admission to the play and the exhibition are included in the cost of entry to the Old State House museum.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 13, 2019
A fictional account based on true events, Kemp Powers' One Night in Miami..., presented by Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company, produced by special
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 30, 2019
YouTube's biggest personality turned K-pop star, Wengie, announced today that she released her toy line of products named, Whimsical by Wengie that will be sold at Target, the biggest retail giant in the United States with over 1,800 stores nationwide. The line will consist of products that Wengie is best known for by her worldwide fan base known as “Wengiecorns”, who love her for her prank and slime videos.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2019
Ahead of its 60th Birthday, Hampstead Theatre announces Roxana Silbert's inaugural season as Artistic Director.
by Abigail Charpentier - Jul 22, 2019
Mumbai, July 19th, 2019: Cinestaan Film Company is delighted to announce that Gitanjali Rao's highly anticipated animated feature, Bombay Rose shall have its World Premiere as the opening film of Critics Week at the Venice International Film Festival this year on 29th August 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2019
Scottish screen actress Eilidh Loan is to star in the new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, depicting Shelley herself onstage as the author personally unfolding her monstrous tale of creature and creator. With a cast also including Ben Castle-Gibb, Thierry Mabonga, Sarah MacGillivray, Natali McCleary, Michael Moreland and Greg Powrie, the seminal 1818 gothic horror novel adapted by award-winning writer Rona Munro will now run until 7 March 2020 as new dates are added.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 2, 2019
'Everybody Say Yeah' because this month BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is gearing up to add more electrifying performances including the record-breaking Broadway and West End hit, Kinky Boots.  The Tony-Award winning Kinky Boots, from pop icon Cyndi Lauper and legendary playwright Harvey Fierstein, which was filmed at London's Adelphi Theater last year, will be arriving on the service on July 15th. 
by Cary Ginell - Jul 16, 2019
Concepts of madness and racial prejudice cross paths in this tense trialogue drama by English playwright Joe Penhall about an incarcerated patient in a London psychiatric hospital and the tensions between his two doctors as to whether he should be released.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2019
The Hucksters is an acid-tongued exploration of a casual sexual encounter gone awry. A man and a woman meet after not seeing each other for years and what starts off as a romantic, booze fueled evening, slowly begins to unravel into a psychological mystery as an incident from their shared history rears its head. The mistakes of the past become the horrors of the present as these two broken people dig into their previous lives and the lies that lead them to each other.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2019
Award-winning playwright and director, Louis Viljoen (The Kingmakers, The Pervert Laura, The Demon Bride), is known for his dark comedies and unsettling dramas that reveal what hides in the murky corners of the mind. His critically acclaimed production, The Pervert Laura, is proof of his exceptional talent to both intrigue and unsettle audiences and keep them coming back for more. True to his style of orchestrating masterful twists and turns, Viljoen now brings audiences THE HUCKSTERS.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 11, 2019
This past month was filled with exciting stage-to-screen news! In casting news, The Little Mermaid cast Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming live-action Little Mermaid film and Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of The Prom on Netflix has cast Meryl Streep and James Corden in lead roles. Amy Sherman-Palladino announced she is writing the script, as well as directing, the Gypsy film remake and Kinky Boots is heading to Broadway HD!
by Julie Musbach - Jan 9, 2019
A new production of Joe Penhall's critically-acclaimed play, Blue/Orange opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 1 February (press night 5 February). Directed by Daniel Bailey, the cast will feature Richard Lintern, Thomas Coombes and Ivan Oyik.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020
Sheffield Theatres today announce the full cast for Robert Hastie's new production of Coriolanus. The production follows his critically acclaimed productions of Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Joining previously announced cast member Tom Bateman are Hermon Berhane, Mudassar Dar, Stella Gonet, Esther McAuley, Remmie Milner, Theo Ogundipe, Louis J Rhone, Eddie-Joe Robinson, Kate Rutter, Malcolm Sinclair, Katy Stephens, Ben Wiggins and Alex Young. The company is completed by members of Sheffield People's Theatre, Sheffield Theatres' intergenerational theatre company.
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 19, 2019
Nite Ize, a leading manufacturer of innovative solution-based products, is expanding their line of Ahhh... Bottle Openers with the addition of new colorful and lightweight aluminum models.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021
Papatango today announces that the 2019 Papatango New Writing Prize-winner Shook by Samuel Bailey – which was due to transfer to the West End when the pandemic hit – has been filmed and will be available to watch online from Friday 5 February until Sunday 28 February 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2020
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced that Bay Area natives and provocateurs, Culture Clash, are returning with their latest production, Culture Clash (Still) in America. The play, written and performed by Culture Clash and directed by Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson, marks the fifth time the satirical group has performed at Berkeley Rep.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 7, 2020
Light in the Attic Records adds another entry to its acclaimed catalog with Stone Crush: Memphis Modern Soul 1977-1987, the definitive overview of the modern soul scene of Bluff City's post-Stax years. Over a decade in the making and compiled by renowned Memphis collectors and DJs Daniel Mathis and Chad Weekley, Stone Crush is an expertly curated anthology of these home-grown slices of Memphis stylings, from the “Singing Dentist” O.T. Sykes' private press soul to the visionary bedroom funk of Captain Fantastic & Starfleet—rare sides whose original copies are considered holy grails by DJs and collectors all over. The accompanying full-color booklet includes unseen archival photos and extensive liner notes by Memphis curator/writer Andria Lisle and Grammy Award-winning writer Robert Gordon.
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2020
Nora: A Doll's House comes to the Young Vic beginning 6 February!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2019
Fuel have today announced the cast for the UK tour of Inua Ellams' critically acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles which returns by popular demand.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Alisha Bailey (Francine/Lena), Maddy Hill (Betsy/Lindsey), Andrew Langtree (Karl/Steve), and Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), who join the previously announced Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 3, 2019
December is a big month for stage to screen adaptations, because the highly-anticipated film, CATS, will be released on December 20! The Spongebob Squarepants musical will also be performed live on Nickelodeon December 7 with the original cast! It was also announced that Follies will be adapted into a feature film by BBC Films and Heyday Films.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2019
The Stage today announces the shortlist for its prestigious The Stage Debut Awards 2019, in association with Access Entertainment. Voting has also opened for The Joe Allen Best West End Debut Award 2019.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 7, 2019
The past month came with many announcements regarding stage-to-screen news! In casting news, The Little Mermaid casting continues to go underway, with reports that Javier Bardem will play King Triton. Not only do we have the film to look forward to, but it was also announced that ABC will air The Little Mermaid Live! with Auli'i Cravalho and Queen Latifah. The highly-anticipated Cats film trailer was released, and a film adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was announced! 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2020
ArtsEd has announced new appointments to its staff. In September, the School of Acting will welcome Steven Kavuma as Foundation Acting Course Leader and Gabrielle Nimo as Head of Movement.
by Zofeen Maqsood - Aug 15, 2019
Theatre actor Gitanjali Rao is known for her thought provoking and sensitive works in the performing arts category. Keeping up with her thoughtful portrayals of events and characters, her directorial debut of animated film Bombay Rose is a wonderful ode to the city of Bombay.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2019
Written by emerging writer Paul Westwood and produced by JIH in association with Greenwich Theatre, the taught new thriller Skin In The Game opens the door on an inner-city Birmingham family in turmoil. With Dad in a care home, estranged siblings Danny, Michelle and Jamie struggle to pay the bills, or even have a conversation, made worse by the fact that the family flat isn't selling – but for this urban family nothing is quite as it seems. Lifting the lid on gambling addiction and living on the edges of society, Skin in the Game confronts what happens when you lie to those who know you best.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021
Arden and Moore today announce the full cast for The Three Musketeers - attempted by FoolHardy written by Sydney Stevenson and directed by Joseph O'Malley.