Boesman and Lena

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Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I

(New York, NY)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014
Theatrical Outfit continues its 'Season of Compassion' with the poignant and meaningful drama My Children! My Africa!, written by South-African-born playwright Athol Fugard who won a Tony Award for lifetime achievement in 2011. This is the 38th season for Theatrical Outfit, the second-oldest professional theater company in Atlanta, and the home of stories that stir the soul.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015
The Fountain Theatre continues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens on November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014
Theatrical Outfit continues its 'Season of Compassion' with the poignant and meaningful drama My Children! My Africa!, written by South-African-born playwright Athol Fugard who won a Tony Award for lifetime achievement in 2011. This is the 38th season for Theatrical Outfit, the second-oldest professional theater company in Atlanta, and the home of stories that stir the soul.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
The 2019 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2018–2019 theater season were presented yesterday at the 55th annual ceremony in New York. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
Amee Lekas's DIE DANS VAN DIE WATERMEID, which means 'the dance of the water maiden,' which only existed on paper at the first editions of Kunste Onbeperk's script market, Teksmark, in Cape Town last year, will soon come to life as a fully-fledged production at the Baxter Theatre Centre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the five award-winning artists who will lead the creative team for the world premiere of Swept Away.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015
The Fountain Theatre continues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens tonight, November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015
The Fountain Theatrecontinues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens on November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019
The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony.
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - May 26, 2019
Last week I went to the Drama Desk Award Nominations Reception at Green Room 42, here in NYC.  This is one of the last few events where you get to meet some of the newest folks doing theater OFF Broadway and On Broadway.  You also get a chance to chat to some of the actors who are nominated for this year's Tony Awards, as well.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
Following an acclaimed premiere at the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, with the last performance today (26 March) at 3pm, a new production of Athol Fugard's powerful classic - STATEMENTS AFTER AN ARREST UNDER THE IMMORALITY ACT comes to The Fugard Studio Theatre from 17 September for a limited season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
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 positions filled with cis women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists (directors, designers, and playwrights). 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017
This Sunday, 11 June 2017, Athol Fugard celebrates his 85th birthday and the Fugard Theatre will mark this occasion with an all South African, star-studded production of his acclaimed play THE ROAD TO MECCA.
by Jessica Showers - Jun 4, 2014
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Lansbury and Jones, hits movie theaters today, while the NY Phil's CANDIDE concert, featuring Chenoweth and LuPone, is out online!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2019
In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2019 Tony nominations.
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2014
Today, the White House issued the following statement from the President on the passing of Ruby Dee.
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2014
Today, The Recording Academy issued the following statement on the passing of Ruby Dee
by Walter McBride - Jun 13, 2014
Earlier this week, legendary actresses of stage and screen, Ruby Dee died at the age of 91. According to sources, the actress was at her home in New Rochelle, NY, surrounded by family members when she passed away.
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014
Legendary actresses of stage and screen, Ruby Dee died Wednesday night, June 11th at the age of 91
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2014
SAG-AFTRA today released the following statement on the death of actor, activist and SAG Life Achievement recipient Ruby De
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014
The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated stage and screen actress Ruby Dee, who passed away on Wednesday at age 91. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow night, Friday, June 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014
A public memorial will be held for Ruby Dee, the legendary actress and civil rights activist, who passed away on June 11. The Terrie Williams Agency told NBC that they will be celebrating Dee's life and her many accomplishments on September 20 at the Riverside Church in New York. This is the same place where Martin Luther King Jr. spoke against the Vietnam war and others, such as Nelson Mandela and Cesar Chavez, have spoken.
by David Fick - Jul 18, 2014
The greatest thing about THE SHADOW OF THE HUMMINGBIRD is seeing South African theatre legend, Athol Fugard, back on stage. It is an event that I never thought I would see come to pass in my lifetime; that it happened is something for which I will always be grateful.
by Audition Roundup - Jul 15, 2018
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 15, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
Signature Theatre presents Boesman and Lena by Athol Fugard and directed by Yael Farber.The production runs February 5, 2019 to March 17, 2019 with a February 25, 2019 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019
Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for February -their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams have 50% of the positions filled with cis women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists (directors, designers, and playwrights). 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
The cast and creative team have been announced for the Signature Theatre production of Boesman and Lena by Athol Fugard and directed by Yael Farber.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, today announced that NYC Off-Broadway Week 2-for-1 tickets are on sale to the public at nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018
Bookings are now open at Computicket for the Fugard Theatre's star-studded production of Athol Fugard's acclaimed play THE ROAD TO MECCA. Eric Abraham presents this Fugard Theatre production in honour of this iconic playwright's 85th year. The play will open at the Fugard Theatre on 27 March 2018, on World Theatre Day, and run for a limited season.
by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015
Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
Get a first look below at Boesman and Lena opening on Monday, February 26 in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center. The production is a limited engagement through March 17, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) continues its 40th Anniversary season, with the Midwest premiere of THE TRAIN DRIVER by Athol Fugard. MCT Producing Artistic Director C. Michael Wright, who has collaborated with Fugard in the past, directs this hard-hitting new drama. Performances are February 25 - March 15, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
by Michael Dale - Feb 27, 2019
The soft clanging of pots and pans gently hitting each other is the first indication that the title characters of South African playwright Athol Fugard's 1969 indictment of Apartheid segregation, Boesman and Lena have arrived.
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 26, 2019
Boesman and Lena officially opened on Monday, February 26 in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center. The production is a limited engagement through March 17, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
The Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre present this exciting co-production of Athol Fugard's powerful classic - STATEMENTS AFTER AN ARREST UNDER THE IMMORALITY ACT.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, announced that NYC Off-Broadway Week performances at 2-for-1 prices began yesterday. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the popular biannual two-week program runs through February 24, 2019. Visitors and New Yorkers are encouraged to seize the opportunity to see 34 unique Off-Broadway productions--including 12 new participants--at an excellent value. NYC Off-Broadway Week Winter 2019 includes musical revivals, family-friendly plays, enduring classics, magic shows, celebrity comedians and original productions. Tickets remain on-sale throughout the program's duration at nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018
The acclaimed South African/British actor, writer and director Janet Suzman directs the first London production in 35 years of Athol Fugard's A Lesson From Aloes at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre, running for a strictly limited four week season from Wednesday, 27 February to Saturday, 23 March 2019 (Press Nights: Tuesday, 5 March and Wednesday, 6 March 2019 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
As we count down the last days of 2019, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their personal choices for their favorite productions of the year. With so many stellar plays, musicals, revivals and new works, both on Broadway and off, a slew of shows have gained recognition from the critics this year. Check out our roundup of 'Best of' lists for theatre this year. Be sure to check back later for new additions as they're released!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014
Due to overwhelming demand the Fugard Theatre is proud to announce five additional performances of THE SHADOW OF THE HUMMINGBIRD, the beautiful play presented by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre that stars Athol Fugard himself and introduces Marviantos Baker, from 27 to 30 August 2014. This will be the very final chance audiences will have to see this remarkable production.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
The 2019 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2018a?"2019 theater season were announced today and will be presented at the awards ceremony on October 7 in New York.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018
Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin announceS that the play The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek by Athol Fugard, directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II will open the 2018-19 season at MetroStage, running August 30-September 30.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2016
The University of Cape Town Drama Department will showcase their graduating class of theatre-makers in four nights of directing scenes. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2019 Tony nominations.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018
Round House Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Season with Athol Fugard's "Master Harold"… and the Boys, directed by Artistic Director Ryan Rilette. "Master Harold"… and the Boys runs from April 11 - May 6, 2018. Press night is Monday, April 16, 2018. Please see below for complete program details and ticket information. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
A one-week extension has been announced today for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Curse of the Starving Class by Sam Shepard and directed by Tony Award nominee Terry Kinney. The production will now run April 23 to June 2, 2019 with a Monday, May 13 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018
The 2018-19 Signature Theatre Season will feature six works by five resident playwrights, including two productions by Signature's new Residency 1 playwright, Lynn Nottage, and a world premiere musical from Signature's first musical theatre writer-in-residence Dave Malloy, the company announced today.
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