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Jeremy O. Harris Receives 2018-19 Vineyard Theatre Paula Vogel Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Jeremy O. Harris is the recipient of the 2018-19 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Mr. Harris will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Friday, October 12 from noon-2:30pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. Paula Vogel will speak at the event. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE NAP- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 5, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season has kicked off with the American premiere of The Nap, get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at INDECENT at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 44th season with the 2017 Tony Award-nominated play Indecent, written by Paula Vogel and directed by Gary Griffin. Indecent runs September 21 - November 4, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Positions for House Manager, Resident Designer, Internships and More in this Week's BWW Classifieds, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/27/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

Theatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Theatre Bay Area, the third-largest regional theatre service organization in North America, announced the finalists for the 2018 TBA Awards. The fifth annual TBA Awards Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 5 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco). Tickets for the public go on sale Friday, September 28, 2018, through City Box Office. (more...)

CVRep Opens Season With HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel. The play is a funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man. (more...)

INDECENT Opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks on Oct. 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Indecent, Paula Vogel's warm, poignant, powerful play that resurrects the playwright Sholem Asch and the journey of his groundbreaking 1907 work, God of Vengeance, opens Palm Beach Dramaworks' nineteenth season on Friday, October 19 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: DANCING AT LUGHNASA at Everyman Theatre Director Amber Paige McGinnis
by Charles Shubow - Sep 25, 2018

I had the opportunity to meet the DirectorChoreographer of Everyman Theatre's DANCING AT LUGHNASA after opening night at Forno's Restaurant. She was a real delight and I thought would make a good interview. I was so right! (more...)

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Extends Through October 7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, The Wilbury Theatre Group announces additional performances of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive, now running through Sunday, October 7. Running to popular acclaim and sold-out houses since previews, How I Learned to Drive is the wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man. (more...)

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Extends Through October 7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, The Wilbury Theatre Group announces additional performances of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive, now running through Sunday, October 7. Running to popular acclaim and sold-out houses since previews, How I Learned to Drive is the wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man. Directed by Wendy Overly. (more...)

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label Announce THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE (ORIGINAL SCORE RECORDING)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label today announced that The Beast in the Jungle (Original Score Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday September 14, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com. (more...)

Final Casting Announced For Vineyard's GOOD GRIEF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce complete cast for the New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo. Performances will begin at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) Thursday, October 11 with opening night set for Tuesday, October 30th. (more...)

Great Opportunities for Writers, Performers, Designers, Administrators, Interns, More in Weekly BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 10/4/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

NYC Black Theater Network, Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, Vineyard Theatre Present BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Today ChiChi Anyanwu of the NYC Black Theater Network, Marcia Pendelton, President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the award-winning Vineyard Theatre announced BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK. WHO LISTENS? A Black Theater Fall Preview: Off Broadway Edition. (more...)

New Perspectives Theatre Company And The School for Drama At the New School Presents The Works of Teresa Deevy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present staged readings of three plays by Irish dramatist Teresa Deevy, directed by Kristin Heckler on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Doors open at 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start with The Play in Context by Melody Brooks, who situates the scripts in their historical time and place, followed by the readings and a post-performance Q&A with refreshments. Admission is by Donation ($10 suggested). The performance is at The New School: Starr Foundation Hall, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, Room UL102. R.S.V.P. to OnHerShouldersReservations@gmail.com. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Ford's Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault announced that acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace will return to Ford's to perform the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the company's holiday production of A Christmas Carol. Performances of the classic Charles Dickens story begin November 15 and continue for a six-and-a-half-week engagement through December 30, 2018. This "musically high-spirited" and "infectiously jolly" (The Washington Post) production is adapted by Michael Wilson and directed by Michael Baron. (more...)

BWW Review: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE at CV Rep Theater is More Than Worth the Trip
by Kay Kudukis - Oct 28, 2018

'How I Learned to Drive' took a circuitous route to CV Rep, but the end results are so very, very satisfying. (more...)

BWW Review: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE at Round House Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Oct 17, 2018

What was it like 21 years ago when Paula Vogel's 'How I Learned to Drive' premiered off-Broadway? (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Honors Jeremy O. Harris With the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award
by Walter McBride - Oct 13, 2018

Vineyard Theatre's 2018-19 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award was recently presented to Jeremy O. Harris. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For INDECENT at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo, will begin performances the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) on Thursday, October 11.  Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 30th. (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

Award-Winning Playwright Paula Vogel Named UCLA TFT Visiting Playwright-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Teri Schwartz, Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the world's most prominent academic institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, announced today the appointment of Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-nominated playwright Paula Vogel as the School's inaugural Hearst Theater Lab Initiative Distinguished Playwright-in-Residence for the 2018-19 academic year. (more...)

ANATOMY OF A HUG Opens November 9 At The Sherry
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Amelia has a job selling memberships to a charity that rescues kids in countries overseas. She's invested the rest of her life in her beloved television shows, which provide her an emotional haven. (more...)

Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Begins February 7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Raven Theatre is pleased to continue its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece How I Learned to Drive, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. This artful, surprising and often-funny memory play that explores how we are shaped by the people who hurt us will play February 7 - March 24, 2019 on Raven's 99-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; TBTS's MAMMA MIA Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces Regional Premiere Of INDECENT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2018/19 season with the emotionally-intimate Broadway sensation, INDECENT, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel. Running January 18 through February 10, 2019 at Spencer Theatre, INDECENT is a co-production with Arena Stage and Baltimore Center Stage, and is directed by former KCRep artistic director, Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch, and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. (more...)


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Vineyard Theatre Opens New Rehearsal Studio, Open House Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Vineyard Theatre announces the opening of a new rehearsal space for both Vineyard productions and industry rental. (more...)

Recognize Theatre To Present EXPOSED at MCS Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Recognize Theatre will present a new performance of their play Exposed, conceived and directed by Kristin Heckler and written in collaboration with the actors, Jacob Sebastian Philips, Sarah Raimondi, and Pauline Sherrow, at the MCS Theatre (357 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues, 2nd floor), February 8-24, 2019. (more...)

UCLA School Of Theater, Film And Television Announces 2018-19 Theater Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's (UCLA TFT) Department of Theater announced today its upcoming Mainstage theater season, which includes the production of two plays by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, who was previously announced as the school's inaugural Hearst Theater Lab Initiative Distinguished Playwright-in-Residence for the 2018-19 academic year. (more...)

BWW Review: CHURCH AND STATE by DezArt Performs At Pearl McManus Theater Will Take Your Breath Away
by Kay Kudukis - Nov 10, 2018

CHURCH AND STATE by DezArts Performs' opening night brings the audience to their feet with a well-deserved standing ovation. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces The Second Extension Of 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. Due to high ticket demand, additional dates, August 30 - September 9, 2018, have been added. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas plays at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. This marks the second and final extension of the production. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Announces THIS LAND WAS MADE by Tori Sampson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce casting for Vineyard Theatre's Developmental Lab production of Tori Sampson's THIS LAND WAS MADE, directed by Whitney White. (more...)

G45 Productions Announces Casts And Line-Up For 2018 LIGHTBULB READING SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

G45 Productions is thrilled to announce the lineup and complete casting for their third annual Lightbulb Reading Series, beginning public performances Thursday, July 19th. (more...)

13th Street Rep's BEFORE WE'RE GONE Continues Through August 5th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Before We're Gone, a new play about love and second chances by the award-winning playwright Jerry Small, continues performances at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre for a limited run (21 Performances) through August 5th. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Brandon Victor Dixon and More Sign on for REBEL VERSES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists will partner again to present Developing Artists' REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival, Thursday through Saturday August 9-18 at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). Each night will include a prominent Guest Artist joining the festival for a special performance. (more...)

The 5 & Dime Presents HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The 5 & Dime today announced its next mainstage production: How I Learned to Drive, which will run August 10 through August 26. Tickets are now on sale at the5anddime.org. (more...)

Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST Traveling to Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, will play at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

BWW Review: A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL at 1st Stage
by Hannah Wing - Dec 4, 2018

1st Stage's A Civil War Christmas, directed by Deidra Lawan Starnes with musical direction by Markus Williams, is a riveting musical helmed by a strong diverse cast of twelve actors and beautifully done production design. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Rhode Island Awards; MAMMA MIA! Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Casting Announced For Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Raven Theatre is pleased to announce casting for Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece How I Learned to Drive, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle.  (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Rhode Island Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

REBEL VERSES Begins Thursday at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists will partner again to present Developing Artists' REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival, Thursday through Saturday August 9-18 at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). Since the festival's inception in 2001, REBEL VERSES has provided young artists, ages 13-19, with the opportunity to collaborate and network with their peers and prominent artists, and to showcase their original work. This two-week event, now in its second season Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre, will feature over one hundred artists and performers from ten young-artist companies hailing from all five boroughs of New York City and beyond. (more...)

Paula Vogel to Appear as Guest Speaker at Goodman Theatre Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Goodman Theatre celebrates teaching, learning and transformation with its "Igniting Imagination: The Art of Great Teaching" Education and Engagement luncheon on Thursday, September 20. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and educator Paula Vogel will join Walter Director of Education and Engagement Willa J. Taylor in conversation about art of teaching and importance of mentorship in shaping young minds. (more...)

Wilbury Group Opens 2018/19 Season With HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The Wilbury Theatre Group opens its 2018/19 season with Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece How I Learned to Drive, September 13-30, 2018. (more...)

The Artistic Home Announces Cast of ROCK 'N' ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Complete casting and production team have been announced for The Artistic Home's production of ROCK /N/ ROLL, by Tom Stoppard, set to open Sunday, October 7th. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Announces Cast Of GOOD GRIEF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce dates and casting for the New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo. Performances will begin at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) Thursday, October 11 with opening night set for Tuesday, October 30th. (more...)

Brief 8/2: Disney Takes Over Broadway in Bryant Park, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 2, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: stars from Frozen, Aladdin, and The Lion King will perform at today's Broadway in Bryant Park, and more! (more...)

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