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Virginia Theatre

(New York, NY)
245 W. 52nd St.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021
NNR - New Normal Rep. will conclude its inaugural season with the world premiere of F.I.R.E. by Julia Blauvelt. Streaming on demand September 30 through October 20.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 5, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features The August Wilson Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021
Legendary star of Broadway, Brian Stokes Mitchell will perform for one night only at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on September 11th at 8pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021
The Grand, Delaware Symphony Orchestra, and OperaDelaware announced jointly today a New Year’s Eve Concert featuring the talents of their respective musicians and performers alongside Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020
The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2020
Brian Stokes Mitchell has released a video of himself performing 'Make Them Hear You' in praise of American heroes including Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington and more. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a robust slate of playwright commissions through Manhattan Theatre Club's new partnership with the Edgerton Foundation, as well as a new round of commissions supported by ongoing partnerships with Bobbie Olsen and other donors.
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 22, 2020
My fellow theatregoers! Ever since this pandemic began, we have been asking when and if will live theatre return to the DC area. I am happy to report that the answer is a resounding YES and it is going to happen sooner than you maybe thought it would.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Tony Award-nominated August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, directed by Tazewell Thompson (Arena’s Jubilee).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020
The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago has announced the 2020 winner of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award, Brian Stokes Mitchell, one of our country's central leading Broadway stars since the 1990s, as well as an accomplished TV and film actor.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2020
August Wilson authored Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Piano Lesson, Two Trains Running, Seven Guitars, Jitney, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of the descendants of Africans brought to North America, decade-by-decade over the course of the twentieth century, and together, they form a compilation entitled The American Century Cycle.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2020
In its 52nd annual celebration of theater excellence, the Jeff Awards has recognized 39 recipients for the 2020 awards, selected from among 142 theater artist nominees across 30 artistic and technical categories.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2021
The Lesher Center for the Arts announces the stellar lineup for its Headliners series, kicking off January 7 with Grammy and multi-award-winning singer LeAnn Rimes.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2020
New York Public Radio and the August Wilson estate will release audio recordings of the playwright's American Century Cycle in 10 cultural institutions across the country.
by Evan Henerson - Nov 2, 2021
Music and musicality run through the works of August Wilson like a sweet and impenetrable blues lick. There figures to be notes aplenty in any opus titled SEVEN GUITARS, the fifth play of Wilson’s cycle which is enjoying a muscular revival directed by Gregg T. Daniel at Pasadena’s A Noise Within.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 16, 2020
Broadway's Phillipa Soo, Will Swenson, and Leslie Uggams have signed on to join the cast of 'The Second Wave,' which already includes Audra McDonald, Steven Pasquale, and Taylor Schilling.
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2021
On this day, we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Broadway legend, Leslie Uggams!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2021
From Plato to Freud, witches to suffragettes, discover everything you never knew you needed to know about the history of hysteria. In a riotous comedy-lecture, join Rebecca (along with a puppet or two) for an eye-opening expedition into this fascinating 'diagnosis' and follow her own personal quest to shake off a label that has been placed on women for over 2,500 years.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2021
The Resident Acting Company has just announced five dates in 2021 for it's extremely popular online series – Play Dates With The RAC.  Audience members read a play, and then join the company online for a 90 minute Zoom session. Hosted by Kate Farrington, Artistic Associate, these evenings explore the background of the play and playwright, audience members enjoy live performances by members of the Resident Acting Company as well as guest artists, and they always end with a Q&A session when the audience can join the conversation.  Tickets are already selling fast.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2021
Bishop Arts Theatre Center (BATC) is partnering with Portland, Oregon’s Profile Theatre to bring the audio version of Lynn Nottage’s Mlima’s Tale to Dallas audiences. Ms. Nottage is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, one for her script Ruined in 2009, the other for Sweat in 2017. Production dates for the audio play will run April 12 – May 8, 2021, and can be accessed on the BATC website.
by Team BWW - Mar 19, 2021
The stars announced for April and May include Matt Doyle, Ali Stroker,  Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus,  Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle, Christine Pedi, Laura Benanti, Linda Benanti, and Leslie Uggams.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
Stars in the House continued today (2pm) with Regional Theatre Spotlight On: Philadelphia Theatre Company with Paige Price, Tamara Anderson, Jen Childs, Scott Greer, Amanda Morton, Georgiana Summers, Kathleen Turner and Brian Anthony Wilson.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2020
The building may be closed but the shows go on. Nottingham Playhouse today announces a new addition to its burgeoning digital output during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell in an intimate performance and fundraiser to benefit Berkshire Theatre Group. In this very special one-night-only concert, Brian Stokes Mitchell will deliver an unforgettable performance to an audience of less than 100 people, outside under a tent.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2020
Following the opening episode of The Revival, which centred around the Nottingham Playhouse 2018 production of The Madness of George III, today Nottingham Playhouse and Theatre Royal Stratford East announce that King Hedley II will be the subject of episode 2, which is available from July 15. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020
Court Theatre has announced updates to its 2020/21 Season in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The reimagined season has Court returning to the stage in February 2021 with Owen McCafferty's Titanic (Scenes from the British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry, 1912), followed by Shakespeare's Othello, and then August Wilson's Two Trains Running.
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 A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2022
For one night only, Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell will dazzle audiences with his signature velvety baritone, performing live as part of the Lesher Center for the Arts' thrilling “Headliners” series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021
Court Theatre has announced further revisions to its 2020/21 Season. The newly-revised season has Court postponing its production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running and pushing back dates of Owen McCafferty’s Titanic (Scenes from the British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry, 1912) and Shakespeare’s Othello.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 8, 2021
For her leading role in the film adaptation of August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' Viola Davis has been honored by the Palm Springs Film Festival with the Desert Palm Achievement Award. 
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2021
Yesterday at 3pm, Brian Stokes Mitchell premiered his concert with Seth Rudetsky as part of the Seth Concert Series. The concert re-aired last night at 8pm.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 28, 2021
Watch as Richard chats with the incomparable Brian Stokes Mitchell who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, February 28 (3pm and 8pm).
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 27, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 27-28, 2020.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 22, 2021
In the East Wing of the White House, many of history's most impactful and world-changing decisions have been hidden from view, made by America's charismatic, complex and dynamic first ladies.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 20, 2021
August Wilson is best known as the author of the American Century Cycle, a series of ten plays including Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Fences, Two Trains Running, Jitney, King Hedley II, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of African Americans, decade-by-decade, over the course of the twentieth century.
by Team BWW - Feb 17, 2021
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that six stars of the stage and screen will join the late-February - March 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2020
Learn more about the legendary Leslie Uggams as CBS Sunday Morning correspondent, Mo Rocca, sits down with the star.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the new line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. Since the beginning in March the series featured over 100 talks with 150 artists from 50 countries.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 23, 2021
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Tony Award-nominated August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, directed by Tazewell Thompson (Arena’s Jubilee).
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2020
Viola Davis stars alongside the late Chadwick Boseman in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' coming to Netflix on December 18th.
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2020
Viola reveals her favorite Christmas song, and talks about the moment she realized she was going to be an actress, her mom inviting 40 extra people to her wedding, her new movie Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, the late great Chadwick Boseman, getting an amazing note and gifts from Oprah, her ten-year-old daughter’s Christmas list, and her husband’s birthday falling on December 24th.
by James Lindhorst - Aug 28, 2021
The St. Louis Black Repertory Company opens its 45th Anniversary Season September 10 with an in-person production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Sweat” by Lynn Nottage. Addressing the complexities of race, class and friendship at a pivotal moment in America, the powerful work will be presented in person at the Edison Theatre at Washington University and directed by Founder and Producing Director Ron Himes. Previews begin on Wednesday September 8.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will resume in-person performances when it launches its previously announced 51st season, featuring eight plays and musicals presented October 2021 through August 2022, kicking off with the new indie folk-rock musical Lizard Boy.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2020
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, has announced that Kelvin Roston, Jr. is the recipient of the 2019/20 Nicholas Rudall Classic Artist Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021
Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, has announced the lineup of productions for its 2021/22 Season. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2020
Today's top stories: Hamilton cast members will reunite for a HAM4CHANGE fundraiser, and more!
by Team BWW - Apr 27, 2021
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that eleven stars of the stage and screen will now join the full May through June line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.
by Student Blogger: Anna Demaria - Apr 23, 2021
From the Great White Way to the Silver Screen, these artists have careers that span both the stage and screen. Today we are delving into the Broadway careers of six performers who are nominated for the 2021 Academy Awards.