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Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces The Cast Of ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Pegasus Theatre Chicago announces its production of Eclipsed, written by Danai Gurira and directed by Producing Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan, October 4 - November 4 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. Opening night is Monday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. with added Saturday 3 p.m. or Sunday 7:00 p.m. performances (TBD). Tickets are $18 - $30 and are available at PegasusTheatreChicago.org. Discounts available for groups of ten or more by contacting boxoffice@pegasustheatrechicago.org. (more...)

New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Quill and Quaver Associates P/L will present industry readings of The Stranger From Seville - A New Musical, based on The Mapmaker's Opera by Bea Gonzalez, with music by Kevin Purcell and book & lyrics by Victor Kazan.  Directed by Martin Platt, with music direction by Matt Castle and orchestrations by Mark Buys, the readings will be held on Tuesday, September 25.   (more...)

FAMILIAR By Danai Gurira Gets Chicago Premiere At Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Familiar written by Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead, Black Panther, Broadway's Eclipsed) and directed by Danya Taymor, who helmed Steppenwolf's powerful 2017 production of Pass Over. As previously announced, this fiercely funny production features ensemble members Celeste M. Cooper (Nyasha) and Ora Jones (Marvelous Chinyaramwira), who appeared together in Steppenwolf's The Doppelganger (an international farce) last season. Rounding out the cast are Cheryl Lynn Bruce (Anne), Erik Hellman (Chris), Lanise Antoine Shelley, (Tendikayi), Luigi Sottile (Brad), Jacqueline Williams (Margaret Munyewa) and Cedric Young (Donald Chinyaramwira). (more...)

Photo Flash: Pegasus Theatre Chicago Begins Season With ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Pegasus Theatre Chicago announces its production of Eclipsed, written by Danai Gurira and directed by Producing Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan, October 4 - November 4 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. Opening/press night is Monday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. with added Saturday 3 p.m. or Sunday 7:00 p.m. performances (TBD). Tickets are $18 - $30 and are available at PegasusTheatreChicago.org. Discounts available for groups of ten or more by contacting boxoffice@pegasustheatrechicago.org. (more...)

New York Stage & Film Holds Sold Out Reading Of Donja R. Love's SOFT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

New York Stage and Film has announced that Donja R. Love's soft will be the second installation in their NYC Reading Series at Barnard College, held on Monday, October 29th at 7:00pm at the Glicker-Milstein Theater at The Diana Center. Directed by Awoye Timpo, the cast of soft features Gabriel Diego Hernandez, Galen Ryan Kane, Obie and AUDELCO Award winner Russell G. Jones, Andy Lucien, Joshua E. Nelson, Cristina Pitter, Lortel Award nominee Namir Smallwood, Ryan Jamaal Swain, and James Udom. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents PARADISE BLUE Beginngin November 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Paradise Blue by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Awoye Timpo, from November 21 through December 16, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: SING TO ME NOW at Rorschach Theatre
by Pamela Roberts - Oct 25, 2018

Sing to Me Now, produced by Rorschach Theatre, is a beautifully rendered and promising new work, carefully balancing weight and humor, performed by a steady and engaging cast. Director Jenny McConnell Frederick capably brings out the best in the world premiere work by Iris Dauterman. Sing to Me Now was first developed thorough Rorschach's inaugural Magic in Rough Spaces New Play Lab last April, and is now more fully-and beautifully-realized. (more...)

Danai Gurira to Be Honored at Steppenwolf's 10th Annual Women in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces OBIE, Helen Hayes and NAACP Award-winning actor and playwright Danai Gurira as the honoree at the 10th annual Steppenwolf Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon (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...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces November Panel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the November Panel:General Manager and Attorney, and the Early Development of New Work on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30pm (networking at 7pm) at The Actors' Temple, 339 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036. This panel is free for TRU members;$12.50 for non-members in advance ($15 at door).Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https://truonline.org/events/general-manager-and-attorney/ or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com. (more...)

Primary Stages' 2018 Spring Fling Honors Kimberly Senior Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Primary Stages' (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director) 2018 Spring Fling benefitting their Free Student Matinee Program will take place tonight, Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 6:00 pm. The event will be held at Ramscale Studio (463 West Street) and will honor Kimberly Senior (Disgraced, Discord) with the Einhorn Mentorship Award. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre Artists Studio Presents RED ~ Illuminating And Riveting!
by Herbert Paine - Mar 5, 2018

There are three very good reasons to see RED, Theatre Artists Studio's production of John Logan's Tony award-winning drama: The acting. The acting. The acting! Indeed, there's a fourth very good reason and that is the astute and impeccable direction of Carol MacLeod. Veteran thespian Michael Fleck delivers a roaring and riveting performance as Mark Rothko. Newcomer Quinn Johnson is captivating as the grand master's student. This must see production runs through March 25th. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce its complete 2018/19 Season, which will kick off in Fall 2018 with FINAL FOLLIES, by A.R. Gurney (Love Letters, Sylvia, Black Tie at Primary Stages) and directed by David Saint (Clever Little Lies). DOWNSTAIRS by Theresa Rebeck ("Smash," Dead Accounts, Poor Behavior at Primary Stages), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against) in November 2018 will star Tyne Daly (Mother & Sons, Master Class) and Tim Daly ("Wings," "Madam Secretary") sharing the New York stage for the first time. Early 2019 will bring GOD SAID THIS by Leah Nanako Winkler (Two Mile Hollow), directed by Morgan Gould (Kentucky); and the season will conclude in Spring 2019 with LITTLE WOMEN, written by Kate Hamill (Pride and Prejudice), based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, and directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George). Performance schedules, additional casting, and full creative teams will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Lyric Stage's ANNA CHRISTIE Cast And Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, O'Neill's classic is a surprisingly contemporary play that crackles with fierce physicality, humor, and drama. After a 20-year separation, a coal barge captain (Lyric Stage favorite Johnny Lee Davenport) is reunited with the daughter he unknowingly abandoned to a life of hardship. When Anna falls in love with a shipwrecked sailor, her father and her suitor come to recognize their own culpability in her plight, and all three struggle in their own way for salvation. Following his acclaimed production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Scott Edmiston takes a fresh look at one of America's greatest playwrights. (more...)

Riverside Symphony Presents  NEW WINE—OLD BOTTLES At Alice Tully Hall, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Under the baton of its founding music director, George Rothman, Riverside Symphony will offer the final concert of its 37th season at Alice Tully Hall today evening, June 6 at 8:00PM. In a memorial performance, the orchestra will open the concert with Schubert's Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” before proceeding to the world premiere of Artistic Director Anthony Korf's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra “Three Epigrams.” This 25-minute work, commissioned by The Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music, will feature local virtuoso Jesse Mills, a much in-demand artist and founding member of the Horszowski Trio. Sibelius' radiant, yet less-familiar Symphony No. 3 in C major will conclude the concert. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Lines Up Alan Cumming, Ngozi Anyanwu, Margot Bordelon, and More in Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced the upcoming 2018-2019 Season. (more...)

Summer Shorts 2018 Festival Of New American Plays Returns To 59E59 Theaters For Its 12th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome Throughline Artists (J.J. Kandel, Producing Artistic Director) with SUMMER SHORTS 2018, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 12th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2018 begins on July 20 and runs through September 1. The general performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 PM; Saturday & Sunday at 2:15 PM and 7:15 PM. Please note, there are no matinee performances on Saturday, July 21, Sunday, July 22, or Saturday, July 28. Individual calendar schedule of performance dates for Series A and Series B is available for viewing/download. Press Opening for Series A is Sunday, July 29 at 2:15 PM. Press Opening for Series B is Sunday, August 5 at 2:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). A Pair of Shorts (a ticket package to both Series A & B, available through August 15) is $55. To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Casting For FINAL FOLLIES And DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Primary Stages (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce complete casting today for the first two productions of their 2018/19 season: Final Follies, by A.R. Gurney (Love Letters, Sylvia, Black Tie at Primary Stages) and directed by David Saint (Clever Little Lies), and Downstairs by Theresa Rebeck ("Smash," Dead Accounts, Poor Behavior at Primary Stages), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against). All performances will take place at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St, New York, NY, 10014). (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a one-on-one networking event with commercial and indie producers, Writer-Producer Speed Date onJuly 15, 2018 with coaching sessions at 4:30pm and 5:30pm at Studios 353,353 W 48th St, NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Remount's THE PECULIAR PATRIOT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

The Peculiar Patriot, Liza Jessie Peterson's powerful one-woman show and scathing indictment of the criminal justice system, opened Friday to fanfare at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) in Harlem. The show is directed by Talvin Wilks and produced by NBT and Hi-ARTS and runs through July 29. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Presents THE REVOLVING CYCLES TRULY AND STEADILY ROLL'D
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director; Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) kicks off its 2018-2019 season with the world premiere of Jonathan Payne's The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd, directed by Awoye Timpo (Sept. 7-Oct. 6, at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project). Having fostered the careers of breakout playwrights such as Sarah DeLappe (Pulitzer Prize finalist The Wolves), Lauren Yee (The Hatmaker's Wife), Jen Silverman(Crane Story, The Moors), Mfoniso Udofia (Sojourners), and Donja R. Love(Sugar in Our Wounds), The Realm continues to spotlight new playwrights setting the tone for the future of American theatre. This world premiere marks the first full production from the mordantly funny and unsparing voice of Jonathan Payne. (more...)

Casting Announced For SUMMER SHORTS 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Casting is complete for SUMMER SHORTS 2018, produced by Throughline Artists (J.J. Kandel, Producing Artistic Director) at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). SUMMER SHORTS 2018 begins on July 20 and runs through September 1. Two series featuring three one-act plays in each will play in rotating repertory Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 PM; Saturday & Sunday at 2:15 PM and 7:15 PM. Please note, there are no matinee performances on Saturday, July 21, Sunday, July 22, or Saturday, July 28. (more...)

CAROLINA RISING is The Final Show In The TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the reading of Carolina Rising, part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on February 5, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented work will be held after the performance. Admission is free.  Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212-714-7628, or e-mailingTRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Karamu House Presents Regional Premiere of SASSY MAMAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Karamu House, the oldest multicultural performing arts center in the country, continues its mission to produce socially-relevant, professional-quality entertainment. (more...)

Danai Gurira Returns to Wooly Mammoth for FAMILIAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the third production of its 2017-2018 season, Familiar. Written by Danai Gurira and directed by Theatre J artistic director Adam Immerwahr, Familiar will run from February 5 to March 4, 2018. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming Chicago premiere of Insurrection: Holding History, written by Robert O'Hara and directed by Wardell Julius Clark. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces 'Saturday Night Strings' Post-Performance Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today Saturday Night Strings, a special post-show concert series following select Saturday night performances of A WALK WITH MR. HEIFETZ, written by James Inverne and directed by Andrew Leynse. All ticketholders for the evenings of Saturday, February 10 (Mariella Haubs); Saturday, February 17 (Edward W. Hardy of Sterling Strings); and Saturday, February 24 (Luisa Bastidas) are invited to remain after the performance to enjoy live music performed by special guest violinists. The concerts are free for all ticketholders for that evening's performance. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Announces 2018/19 Season, A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, TRUE WEST, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Executive Director David Schmitz proudly unveiled today the 2018/19 Season. (more...)

The Public's Free HENRY V Mobile Unit Announces Casting & Tour Stops
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this spring with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's HENRY V, directed by Robert O'Hara.Now in its eighth year, the Mobile Unit's free tour (March 29 - April 21) brings Shakespeare and other works to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community venues. (more...)

FAMILIAR Extends Through March 11 at Wooly Mammoth
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the third production of its 2017-2018 season, Familiar. Written by Danai Gurira and directed by Theatre J artistic director Adam Immerwahr, Familiar will run from February 5 to March 11, 2018. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Additional Winter Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today additional programming and events for the Winter 2018 season. (more...)

Primary Stage Announces Post- Show Events for SATURDAY NIGHT STRINGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today Saturday Night Strings, a special post-show concert series following select Saturday night performances of A WALK WITH MR. HEIFETZ, written by James Inverne and directed by Andrew Leynse. All ticketholders for the evenings of Saturday, February 10 (Mariella Haubs); Saturday, February 17 (Edward W. Hardy of Sterling Strings); and Saturday, February 24 (Luisa Bastidas) are invited to remain after the performance to enjoy live music performed by special guest violinists. The concerts are free for all ticketholders for that evening's performance. (more...)

BWW Review: FAMILIAR at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is a Must-See
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 12, 2018

It's a powerful work and one of the strongest offerings to date in the ongoing Women's Voices Theater Festival. Under Adam Immerwahr's impeccable direction, a supremely talented cast brings out the best of the exceptional script. (more...)

Casting, Dates Set for Primary Stages' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Primary Stages has announced that tickets are on sale today for the final two productions of their 2017/18 season: the World Premiere of A WALK WITH MR. HEIFETZ, written by James Inverne and directed by Andrew Leynse; and FEEDING THE DRAGON, written and performed by Sharon Washington and directed by Maria Mileaf, and presented in a co-production with Hartford Stage. (more...)

BWW Interview: Flor De Liz Perez in EL COQUI ESPECTACULAR AND THE BOTTLE OF DOOM: A SUPERHERO PLAY at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 28, 2017

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Flor De Liz Perez about her career and her role as Yesica in 'El Coqu Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom' that will be performed at Two River Theater from January 6 to February 4. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents New Episodes Of TRUpods
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) releases their latest podcasts through TRUpods: October's panel 'Women Producers: What They Uniquely Bring to the Table;' November's 'Understanding Off-Broadway: Defining and Achieving Success;' and December's 'Beyond Broadway: A Broader Perspective on Developing New Musicals.' TRUpods also hosts a selection of the last two years of TRU panels and selected workshops, including modules from three popular Producer Boot Camps: 'Recognizing Commercial Potential,' 'Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing' and 'Essentials of Self-Producing.' Podcasts are free for members of TRU, $10 per podcast for non-members. Memberships can be purchased online at https://truonline.org/membership for $95/year for individual membership, $130/year for a group or company. Podcasts are available at https://truonline.org/pay-per-view (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited present New Episodes of TRUPODS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) releases their latest podcasts through TRUpods: October's panel 'Women Producers: What They Uniquely Bring to the Table;' November's 'Understanding Off-Broadway: Defining and Achieving Success;' and December's 'Beyond Broadway: A Broader Perspective on Developing New Musicals.' TRUpods also hosts a selection of the last two years of TRU panels and selected workshops, including modules from three popular Producer Boot Camps: 'Recognizing Commercial Potential,' 'Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing' and 'Essentials of Self-Producing.' Podcasts are free for members of TRU, $10 per podcast for non-members. Memberships can be purchased online at https://truonline.org/membership for $95/year for individual membership, $130/year for a group or company. Podcasts are available at https://truonline.org/pay-per-view (more...)

Andre De Shields Leads Robert O'Hara's MANKIND, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Playwrights Horizons presents Mankind, the world premiere of a new play written and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Bella: An American Tall Tale at Playwrights; Barbecue, In the Continuum, The Brother/Sister Plays). (more...)

Robert O'Hara's MANKIND Begins Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

A friendly reminder that previews begin tomorrow, Friday, December 15 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons world premiere production of Mankind, a new play written and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Bella: An American Tall Tale at Playwrights; Barbecue, In the Continuum, The Brother/Sister Plays). (more...)

Playwrights Realm Announces Cast And Creative Team For Jonathan Payne's THE REVOLVING CYCLES TRULY AND STEADILY ROLL'D
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director; Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Jonathan Payne's The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd, directed by Awoye Timpo (Sept. 7-Oct. 6, at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project).  This world premiere marks the first full production from the mordantly funny and unsparing voice of Jonathan Payne. (more...)

Robert O'Hara Signs on the Direct MCC's New York Premiere of BLKS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

MCC Theater has just announced that Obie-winning director Robert O'Hara (In the Continuum) has just signed on to direct the New York premiere of BLKS by Aziza Barnes. The play will run April 18 - May 26, 2019 at The Newman Mills Theater. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Talkback with Colman Domingo for FEEDING THE DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce a special talkback for FEEDING THE DRAGON with guest Colman Domingo following the performance on Sunday, April 15, 2018. (more...)

Public Theater Free Mobile Unit's HENRY V Begins At The Public, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT's production of HENRY V on Monday, April 23.  Directed by Robert O'Hara, the free sit-down run of HENRY V follows a three-week tour to five boroughs bringing Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. (more...)

Riverside Symphony Presents  NEW WINE—OLD BOTTLES At Alice Tully Hall, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Under the baton of its founding music director, George Rothman, Riverside Symphony will offer the final concert of its 37th season at Alice Tully Hall on Wednesday evening, June 6 at 8:00PM. In a memorial performance, the orchestra will open the concert with Schubert's Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” before proceeding to the world premiere of Artistic Director Anthony Korf's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra “Three Epigrams.” This 25-minute work, commissioned by The Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music, will feature local virtuoso Jesse Mills, a much in-demand artist and founding member of the Horszowski Trio. Sibelius' radiant, yet less-familiar Symphony No. 3 in C major will conclude the concert. (more...)

Out Of The Box Theatrics Hosts Intimate WOMEN IN THEATER Panel And Reception April 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Out of the Box Theatrics (OOTB) will host a special forum on Monday, April 30 to support the theater's commitment to providing a platform for up and coming artists. (more...)

Seattle Rep Announces Casting For FAMILIAR By Danai Gurira
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced complete casting for its production of Familiar by playwright and actor Danai Gurira, directed by Taibi Magar. A co-production with the Guthrie Theater, Familiar is set in the suburbs of Minneapolis and takes a fresh look at tradition, immigration, and assimilation as a Zimbabwean American family gathers together at their home before the rehearsal dinner for their elder daughter's wedding. (more...)

BWW Interview: From South Central to Zimbabwe: Dianne K. Webb Talks the Intercultural Play Reading Series
by Natalie de la Garza - Apr 2, 2018

The Intercultural Play Reading Series takes Houstonians around the world and into other people's shoes, courtesy of Next Iteration Theater Company, for the third straight year. (more...)

Primary Stages' 2018 Spring Fling Will Honor Kimberly Senior, Hosted By THE DAILY SHOW's Aasif Mandvi
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director) announced today that the Primary Stages 2018 Spring Fling will benefit their Free Student Matinee Program on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm. (more...)

Colorado New Play Festival Announces Participating Theaters For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

The Colorado New Play Festival (CNPF) (formerly the Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival) is proud to announce the participating theaters for the 2018 season. The 21st Annual Festival, to be held on June 10-16, 2018 in Steamboat Springs, CO, will develop five new works in partnership with the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alley Theatre, Curious Theatre Company, Primary Stages, and Victory Gardens Theater. (more...)

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