Chasing Manet 2009

Opened: April 9, 2009
Closing: May 02, 2009

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John Doyle Will Direct Musical About Life of Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 25, 2018

Alan D. Marks and Barbara Marks have announced the development of the Broadway bound original musical inspired by the life and art of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Jon Batiste ("The Late Show with Stephen Colbert") has written the music & lyrics and Tony Award Winner John Doyle will direct. The development team is working closely with the Basquiat Estate and have secured the rights to Jean-Michel's art work and personal archives.

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts.

Plays by Theresa Rebeck, Billy Porter and David Ives Set for Primary Stages' 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) announces their 30th Anniversary Season (2014-2015). In their upcoming season, the award-winning company will present three new premieres.

Goodman Theatre Kicks Off Latino-Focused 2013 New Stages Festival, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2013

Now in its 10th year, Goodman Theatre's 2013 New Stages festival features five FREE new plays-two fully staged workshop productions performed in repertory plus three staged readings-in the Owen Theatre, today, December 7 - 22.

Goodman Theatre Announces Latino-Focused 2013 New Stages Festival, 12/7-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Now in its 10th year, Goodman Theatre's 2013 New Stages festival features five FREE new plays-two fully staged workshop productions performed in repertory plus three staged readings-in the Owen Theatre, December 7 - 22. All five plays celebrate Latino playwrights: The Upstairs Concierge, a contemporary farce about celebrity and baseball by Pulitzer Prize finalist (for The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity) Kristoffer Diaz; and The Solid Sand Below, an examination of the intoxicating nature of war which Martin Zimmerman developed during his time as a member of the Goodman's Playwrights Unit, and which was selected for the 2013 National Playwrights Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Connecticut. The three staged readings, which complement the two workshop productions over the December 13 - 15 "Industry Weekend," are TBA. Tickets are free, but reservations are required: 312.443.3800, GoodmanTheatre.org or visit the box office (170 N. Dearborn).

Cicely Tyson to Make Broadway Return Starring in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL this Spring at Sondheim Theatre!
by Robert Diamond - Dec 3, 2012

Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress CICELY TYSON will return to Broadway for the first time in 30 years to star in a new production of HORTON FOOTE'S beloved classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, directed by MICHAEL WILSON and produced by NELLE NUGENT.

Photo Flash: First Look at Huntington Theatre's NOW OR LATER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2012

To coincide with the ongoing presidential campaign, the Huntington Theatre Company will stage the American premiere of Now or Later, Christopher Shinn's timely political drama about our freedoms. Drama Desk and Outer Critic's Circle Award winner Michael Wilson, who recently helmed the acclaimed Broadway production of Gore Vidal's presidential drama The Best Man, directs the new production. The production opens tomorrow, Wednesday, October 17 and runs through November 10. Get a first look at the cast onstage below!

Huntington Theatre Presents American Premiere of NOW OR LATER, 10/12-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

To coincide with the ongoing presidential campaign, the Huntington Theatre Company will stage the American premiere of Now or Later, Christopher Shinn's timely political drama about our freedoms. Drama Desk and Outer Critic's Circle Award winner Michael Wilson, who recently helmed the acclaimed Broadway production of Gore Vidal's presidential drama The Best Man, directs the new production.

Huntington Theatre Presents American Premiere of NOW OR LATER, 10/12-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

To coincide with the ongoing presidential campaign, the Huntington Theatre Company will stage the American premiere of Now or Later, Christopher Shinn's timely political drama about our freedoms. Drama Desk and Outer Critic's Circle Award winner Michael Wilson, who recently helmed the acclaimed Broadway production of Gore Vidal's presidential drama The Best Man, directs the new production.

Dramatists Guild's IN THE ROOM Series Features Tina Howe and Sarah Ruhl
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2012

To celebrate the centennial year of the Authors League, The Dramatists Guild of America unveils archived audio unheard by the public since its initial recording. Over the next year, In the Room will host some of the most celebrated playwrights, composers and lyricists in the American theatre discussing craft while sharing their influences and experiences creating some of their most celebrated work. Currently featured is a session with Tina Howe and Sarah Ruhl, originally recorded in 2007.

Constantine Maroulis, Nancy Opel Lead Alley Theatre's The Toxic Avenger
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the "hysterically funny" (New York Post) new musical The Toxic Avenger.

Constantine Maroulis, Nancy Opel Lead Alley Theatre's The Toxic Avenger
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 7, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the "hysterically funny" (New York Post) new musical The Toxic Avenger.

Maroulis, Davi, Jarvis to Star in Revised Broadway-Hopeful THE TOXIC AVENGER in Houston
by Robert Diamond - Dec 7, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for their production of The Toxic Avenger. In a new production, which features several new songs and revised book by the Tony Award-winning creative team of Memphis, Bon Jovi founding member and keyboardist David Bryan and Joe DiPietro, Tony-nominated Constantine Maroulis takes center stage as the righteous superhero in the title role. John Rando (Tony Winner for Urinetown) returns to the Alley to reinvent his hilarious 2009 Off-Broadway staging of The Toxic Avenger following his smashing Alley productions of The Man Who Came to Dinner, Mrs. Mannerly and Be My Baby.

Derek McLane, Kenneth Posner, et al. Join Design Team of THE BEST MAN
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 28, 2011

Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel have just announced the design team for the upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN. Tony and Drama Desk Award winning scenic designer DEREK McLANE (33 Variations, Anything Goes), Tony and Drama Desk Award winning lighting designer KENNETH POSNER (The Coast of Utopia, Part 2 - Shipwreck) and five-time Tony Award nominated costume designer ANN ROTH (The Book of Mormon) will design the play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race for the presidency.

Photo Flash: The Old Globe Presents DIVIDING THE ESTATE
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 28, 2011

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast Premiere of Dividing the Estate, the final play by Pulitzer Prize winner Horton Foote. Directed by Michael Wilson, Dividing the Estate will run Jan. 14 - Feb. 12, 2012 in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.

Michael Wilson To Direct Alley Theatre's ETHER DOME, Previews 9/9
by Gabrielle Sierra - Aug 22, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Ether Dome, the first Alley production by acclaimed playwright Elizabeth Egloff.

World Premiere by Bacharach/Slater, SCOTTSBORO BOYS et al. Set for Old Globe in 2011-2012; Full Season Announced
by Jessica Lewis - May 6, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced that The Old Globe will produce the World Premieres of four new plays and musicals in its 2011-12 Winter Season. The season will feature the World Premiere musicals Some Lovers by music legend Burt Bacharach and Tony Award winner Steven Sater and Nobody Loves You by Gaby Alter and Itamar Moses, as well as the West Coast Premiere of John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys, recently nominated for 12 Tony Awards including Best Musical, directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. The two plays receiving World Premiere productions are Somewhere by Globe Playwright-in-Residence Matthew Lopez and The Recommendation by Jonathan Caren. The new season also includes revivals of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show and the Eugene O'Neill classic Anna Christie directed by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner David Auburn. Special events include the World Premiere of Odyssey by Todd Almond, a music theater event conceived and directed by Lear deBessonet celebrating the Globe's 75th Anniversary, The Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program production of Twelfth Night and Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, which returns for its 14th consecutive year.

Ngozi Anyanwu, Kelly AuCoin & More Set For ESPA*DRILLS READINGS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2010

Primary Stages Marvin and Anne Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) has announced casting for its inaugural ESPA*Drills Readings, a new play development program enabling four ESPA playwrights the opportunity to workshop their plays at Primary Stages and present full readings at 59E59 Theaters.

Ngozi Anyanwu, Kelly AuCoin & More Set For ESPA*DRILLS READINGS
by Gabrielle Sierra - Aug 10, 2010

Primary Stages Marvin and Anne Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) has announced casting for its inaugural ESPA*Drills Readings, a new play development program enabling four ESPA playwrights the opportunity to workshop their plays at Primary Stages and present full readings at 59E59 Theaters.

Jack Gilpin Signs On To Cast Of COUPLES COUNSELING, Plays 59E59 Theaters 7/31 - 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009

Celebrated theater and film actor Jack Gilpin is signing on to the Edinburgh-bound cast of Couples Counseling in the role of Dr. Bob Melmud.

Jack Gilpin Signs On To Cast Of COUPLES COUNSELING, Plays 59E59 Theaters 7/31 - 8/1
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 23, 2009

Celebrated theater and film actor Jack Gilpin is signing on to the Edinburgh-bound cast of Couples Counseling in the role of Dr. Bob Melmud.

SOCIAL SECURITY Comes To Cape May Stage With Lynn & Ronald Cohen 7/22-8/29
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 9, 2009

Cape May Stage continues to build its artistic momentum as it presents Social Security, starring a strong ensemble of some of the most accomplished actors ever to grace its stage. Real-life couple Lynn & Ronald Cohen's natural chemistry creates comedic fireworks in this smart, fast-paced contemporary play. Written by acclaimed screenwriter, Andrew Bergman, (Blazing Saddles, Soapdish, Fletch, The In-Laws) this comedy set in the pretentious world of the New York City art scene promises laughs from start to finish.

Hallie Foote To Star In Hartford Stage/Signature's THE ORPHANS' HOME CYCLE
by Eddie Varley - May 29, 2009

2009 Tony Award nominee Hallie Foote (Dividing the Estate) will be featured in the cast of THE ORPHANS' HOME CYCLE, the nine-play three part theatrical event by her late father, the Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winning playwright Horton Foote, which will be co-produced in the 2009-2010 season by Hartford Stage (Michael Wilson, Artistic Director; Michael Stotts, Managing Director) and Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director).

Primary Stages' CHASING MANET Cancels 4/22 Performance; Will Resume 4/23
by Charlie Piane - Apr 22, 2009

This evening's performance of 'Chasing Manet' at Primary Stages has been cancelled as cast member Vanessa Aspillaga rushes out of town to tend to a family emergency. Donnetta Grey, who recently appeared in 'Shipwrecked! An Entertainment,' will appear onstage, book in hand, when performances resume tomorrow evening at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters.

2008-2009 75th Annual Drama League Nominations Announced
by Robert Diamond - Apr 21, 2009

The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President; Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director) proudly announces nominations for the 2008-09 Drama League Awards, to be awarded at The 75th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 15, 2009 (noon) in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square (1535 Broadway at 46th Street). The event will be co-hosted by Jeremy Irons (Impressionism) and Cynthia Nixon (Distracted).

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