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by James Lindhorst - May 4, 2022
The St. Louis Black Repertory Company continues its in-person 45th Anniversary season with August Wilson’s JITNEY opening May 11 and running through May 29, 2022. This production is directed by Ron Himes, Founder and Producing Director of The Black Rep. Previews of JITNEY begin May 11 at the Edison Theatre at Washington University in St. Louis.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
A dependable haven for artists in isolation, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is now into its second year of non-stop weekly Community Gatherings this Friday, having offered to date over 100 conversations and unlimited camaraderie since April 17, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
Kandi Burruss, the Grammy Award-winning singer / songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, star of “the Real Housewives of Atlanta” on BRAVO, and producer of Thoughts of a Colored Man, alongside Todd Tucker, announced today that they will be joining the producing team for The Piano Lesson on Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
Complete casting has been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical,  as rehearsals begin today in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
With Marina Carr's Girl on an Altar about to begin previews, Kiln Theatre announces the full cast for the world première of Zodwa Nyoni's The Darkest Part of the Night. Nancy Medina directs Brianna Douglas, Andrew French, James Clyde, Hannah Morrish, Lee Phillips and Nadia Williams.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
American Blues Theater has announced the cast of August Wilson’s Fences, directed by Monty Cole. The intimate and up-close production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama will play to a capacity of 60 people per performance from July 1-August 6, 2022, at Theater Wit,1229 W. Belmont Ave. 
by James Lindhorst - May 12, 2022
The St. Louis Black Rep continued its 45th season tonight with the first preview performance of August Wilson’s JITNEY at the Edison Theater on the Washington University Campus.  JITNEY is the eighth play in Wilson’s ten play Century Cycle that examines every decade in the 20th Century. His goal in creating his masterful series of ten dramas was to portray both the joys and struggles of the African American experience in the twentieth century.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
The winners of the 2022 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards will be announced Thursday, May 12 at 6pm. The selections will be made immediately beforehand at the organization's 86th annual voting meeting.
by - May 10, 2022
Special Offer - August Wilson's JITNEY Returns to The Black Rep
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will present Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner August Wilson’s sweeping drama Gem of the Ocean. This seminal classic will be directed by Artistic Director Tim Bond, a close friend of the late playwright and a leading interpreter of his work, making his TheatreWorks directorial debut with this play.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater has announced its upcoming production of Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.  Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 29, 2022
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks, and John David Washington are set to star in a Broadway revival of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Piano Lesson in 2022. The production will be directed by LaTanya Richard Jackson.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022
The cast and creative team for the Broadway-bound limited engagement of The Kite Runner at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) this summer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022
Houses on the Moon Theater Company has announced, today, Yvette Ganier (Jitney, King Hedley II), has joined the cast for the World Premiere of SuperHero, a new play written by Ian Eaton, developed with and directed by Warren Adams.  Ms. Ganier replaces the previously announced Valisia LeKae.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2022
The Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out begins performances tonight at Second Stage's Hayes Theater, where it will open on April 4, 2022. Learn more about the cast bringing the show to the stage!
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022
The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more. Continue to check back for more updates as new episodes premiere!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2022
The Huntington announces the cast and creative team for a stunning new production of The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison.  Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022
Due to breakthrough COVID cases in the company, Manhattan Theatre Club has canceled the performances of Skeleton Crew through Sunday, January 9.
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 27, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production opened just last night, January 26, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) and BroadwayWorld was there for the big night!
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 27, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club is now presenting the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The show opened last night at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Review Roundups - Jan 26, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production opens tonight at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Let's see what the critics are saying!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 25, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production opens tomorrow, Wednesday, January 26, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022
Trinity Repertory Company's next production in the 2021-22 Season is August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean, the first play chronologically in the iconic playwright's American Century Cycle. Directed by resident company member Jude Sandy, Gem of the Ocean features a multigenerational cast of local artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production opens tomorrow, Wednesday, January 26, at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 21, 2022
Previews are underway for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, will resume performances tomorrow, Tuesday, January 11, at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by James Lindhorst - Feb 5, 2022
The St Louis Black Repertory Company continues its 45th Anniversary Season with Fireflies by Donja R. Love. Fireflies opens on February 11, 2022 at at the 125-seat Hotchner Studio Theatre on Washington University’s campus. Previews begin on February 9, 2022.  The show is directed by Atlanta-based actor and director Andrea Frye, featuring Zahria Moore and Eric Conners. The courageous work takes an intimate approach to exploring personal aspects of the Civil Rights Movement.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2022
Portland Center Stage brings the work of one of the most pivotal voices in theater, and a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, to the stage with August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean. Previews begin on March 5, opening night is March 11, and performances run through April 3, 2022, on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Tickets are on sale now.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2022
The Motor City is coming to Broadway! Special guests from Detroit and New York City will come together for an extraordinary evening to celebrate the people, the culture, and the city of Detroit with Skeleton Crew, the Broadway premiere by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau, at the 8PM performance on Friday, February 4.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022
The classic, timeless, epic work of seminal American playwright August Wilson endures as a new partnership—the “August Wilson Legacy Project”— has formed between the August Wilson Estate, Goodman Theatre and Derrick Sanders.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2022
The Black Rep announced the extension of Fireflies by Donja R. Love for an additional week, through March 6. Directed by Atlanta-based actor and director Andrea Frye, and featuring Zahria Moore and Eric Conners, the courageous work takes an intimate approach to exploring personal aspects of the Civil Rights Movement.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 12, 2022
Skeleton Crew, the new play by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, is taking Broadway by storm at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, where it opened on January 26.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2022
Oldham Coliseum Theatre today announced its programme for Spring and Summer 2022. The season includes a world premiere, a modern adaptation of a children's classic, two tours based on true stories and hard-hitting drama from across the pond.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2022
Alongside the opening of A Number, the theatre has announced three new productions at The Old Vic for 2022 – a topical world premiere, a modern classic and the return of a treasured favourite.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2022
Today, Headlong has announced their 2022 Season - the first under new Artistic Director Holly Race Roughan, who will direct two of the upcoming productions this year. The season will celebrate the breadth of Headlong's work as they present their provocative mix of innovative new writing, reimagined classics and influential 20th Century plays to audiences across the UK.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2021
Previews begin tonight, December 21, for Manhattan Theatre Club's Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Learn more about the cast bringing this show to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021
Irish Repertory Theater is cancelling performances of The Streets Of New York through December 26, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021
Due to company members having tested positive for COVID-19, MTC has delayed the beginning of preview performances of the Broadway premiere of Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW until Monday, December 27th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021
Manhattan Theatre Club will present the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Performances begin Tuesday, December 21, 2021 and opening night is Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will present Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner August Wilson’s sweeping drama Gem of the Ocean. This seminal classic will be directed by Artistic Director Tim Bond, a close friend of the late playwright and a leading interpreter of his work, making his TheatreWorks directorial debut with this play.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022
The St. Louis Black Repertory Company will continue its in-person 45th Anniversary season with Jitney by August Wilson, opening May 11 and running through May 29, 2022. Directed by Ron Himes, Founder and Producing Director of The Black Rep, previews begin May 11 at the Edison Theatre at Washington University in St. Louis.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022
A dependable haven for artists in isolation, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is now into its second year of non-stop weekly Community Gatherings this Friday, having offered to date over 100 conversations and unlimited camaraderie since April 17, 2020.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 27, 2022
The highly anticipated Broadway revival of August Wilson’s seminal, Pulitzer Prize®-winning drama The Piano Lesson, and the first in more than 30 years since the play’s Main Stem premiere, is the first marquee of the 2022 / 2023 season to hit Broadway at the iconic St. James Theatre, the production’s future home, on the occasion of Mr. Wilson’s 77th Birthday today.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company will present the world premiere of …what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022
Producers Brian Anthony Moreland, Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy announced additional cast for the revival of August Wilson’s seminal, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Piano Lesson, the first Broadway revival in more than 30 years since the play’s Main Stem premiere in 1990.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Additional casting and the design team have been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre (106 Boylston Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced that Deeksha Gaur has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as a Trustee. Additionally, the Board is announcing the appointment of Janet Lynne Knopf, who joined the Board as a Trustee during the pandemic shutdown.
by Team BWW - Apr 21, 2022
Each week, we'll be highlighting the top virtual show programs from BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag! Want to create a Stage Mag for you own show? To get started on your own program, visit https://stagemag.broadwayworld.com. This week's programs include Pass Over - Capital Stage, Something Rotten - Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts, and High School Musical - Manchester Township High School.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater is presenting Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced full casting for the world premiere of …what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon. Rehearsals for the play begin today.