Theatre Information

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.


FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Proudly Presents BOOK OF DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly kicks off its 2016-17 season with Pultizer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson's gripping drama BOOK OF DAYS. The American Theatre Critics Association Best Play winner will be directed by FSU/Asolo Conservatory Director Greg Leaming. Featuring the entire second-year Conservatory class, the production previews on Tuesday, November 1, with a special 'Pay What You Can Performance', officially opens Wednesday, November 2, and runs throughSunday, November 20 in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

David Rabe's New Play VISITING EDNA, Starring Debra Monk, Begins Tonight at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company launches its 41st season, the first curated by Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro, with the moving and enthralling world premiere of Visiting Edna by renowned American playwright David Rabe (Streamers, Good for Otto). (more...)

Debra Monk to Lead VISITING EDNA at Steppenwolf Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today that Debra Monk will play the title role in VISITING EDNA, a world premiere play by David Rabe, directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Concludes 2017 Season with Lanford Wilson's REDWOOD CURTAIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre celebrates Veteran's Day this year with the final production of its 2017 Subscription Season Lanford Wilson's haunting and powerful drama Redwood Curtain . (more...)

Lanford Wilson Weaves a Contemporary Fairy Tale in Bridge Street's REDWOOD CURTAIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

America has always been haunted by the legacy of its involvement in Vietnam. Returning to the States, veterans often found themselves facing a populace either actively hostile or somehow ashamed, eager to erase the memory of a war that the U.S. had not 'won'. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at REDWOOD CURTAIN at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Lanford Wilson's rarely performed masterwork Redwood Curtain will play its final performances Thurs, Fri & Sat, Nov 9, 10 & 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun Nov 12 at 2 p.m. at the Bridge Street Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Mark Blum, Debra Monk and More Join Jamie Brewer in Roundabout's AMY AND THE ORPHANS; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of the world-premiere production Amy and the Orphans, by Roundabout Underground alumna Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone), with direction by eight-time Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century). (more...)

Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Proudly Presents BOOK OF DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly kicks off its 2016-17 season with Pultizer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson's gripping drama BOOK OF DAYS. The American Theatre Critics Association Best Play winner will be directed by FSU/Asolo Conservatory Director Greg Leaming. Featuring the entire second-year Conservatory class, the production previews on Today, November 1, with a special 'Pay What You Can Performance', officially opens Wednesday, November 2, and runs throughSunday, November 20 in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld.com have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees- BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels
by Walter McBride - May 25, 2016

On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actor in Leading Role in a Play nominee for Blackbird, Jeff Daniels, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: From BLACKBIRD to THE NEWSROOM - Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Shares Advice for Actors!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2016

It's undeniable that Jeff Daniels' career has been a varied one. From his Emmy-winning role on Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM to one half of the comedy duo behind DUMB AND DUMBER, the stage and screen star has proven his versatility time and time again. Now he's back on Broadway in a role that has proven to be his most grueling yet. (more...)

Lanford Wilson's Powerful BOOK OF DAYS to Close DMT's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre is excited to announce the final show in our Revelations Season: BOOK OF DAYS, a gripping study of a small town murder mystery by Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Lanford Wilson. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks Broadway's BLACKBIRD: 'It's a Heavyweight Fight'!
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Acclaimed actor Jeff Daniels stopped by this morning's 'GMA' to discuss his return to Broadway in the compelling drama BLACKBIRD and shared insight into touring with his son's band. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks Tackling Tough Subject in Broadway's BLACKBIRD
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Jeff Daniels stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk about tackling a tough subject matter in Broadway's BLACKBIRD. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says Starring in Broadway's BLACKBIRD 'Is a Great Honor'
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Jeff Daniels stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL, (with special guest co-host Malin Akerman sitting in for Kelly) to talk about his return to Broadway in BLACKBIRD. (more...)

Sloan Kettering's Visible Ink Program Hosts 11th Annual Visible Ink Live Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Last night, The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's Visible Ink program presented their 11th annual live performance, which featured award-winning actors such as David Hyde Pierce, a Four-time Emmy (Frasier) and Tony Award-winner (Curtains); Debra Monk, winner of the Tony Award for Redwood Curtain and an Emmy Award-winner for NYPD Blue; and Marc delaCruz - currently in the Broadway company of Hamilton and the first Asian-American actor to play Hamilton on Broadway. (more...)

Case Western Reserve University And Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Ensemble Class Of 2020 Present FIFTH OF JULY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program announces the debut performance of the Class of 2020. Fifth of July, from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson, will run in the Helen Theatre at Playhouse Square. (more...)

Bid Now on Dinner with Director Scott Ellis with 2 Tickets and Backstage Tour of AMY AND THE ORPHANS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Enjoy 2 house seats to Amy and the Orphans, take a backstage tour, meet the cast, and have dinner with Director Scott Ellis in NYC. (more...)

Jeff Daniels to Star in Hulu's 10-Episode Drama Series THE LOOMING TOWER
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Emmy Award-winning actor Jeff Daniels has been cast to star in Hulu's THE LOOMING TOWER as John O'Neill, the determined, at times bull-headed chief of the New York FBI's Counter-Terrorism unit. (more...)

BWW Review: MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Mar 13, 2017

Bad singers make interesting stories. After Meryl Streep got an Oscar nomination for her role as the classical world's Florence Foster Jenkins, last year, here comes Broadway's Debra Monk, warbling the pop repertoire of a mid-1960s musical misfit in a new musical full of Great White Way pedigree. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does Jeff Daniels Make It Through the Brutality of BLACKBIRD? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2016

Jeff Daniels has done it all. The actor is well known for his performances on TV and the big screen as well as his work as a musician and playwright. This season he has picked up his second Tony nomination (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play) for his portrayal of Ray in BLACKBIRD, opposite Michelle WIlliams. Below watch as Daniels admits that the news might make playing the brutal role every night a little less difficult. (more...)

DVR Alert: BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels Visits TODAY This Morning
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Tony nominee Jeff Daniels visits NBC's THE TODAY SHOW this morning, where he'll discuss his role in Broadway's BLACKBIRD, co-starring Michelle Williams. (more...)

Debra Monk Joins Benefit Reading of NIGHT WITH OSCAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

George Street Playhouse welcomes Debra Monk (Tony Award winner for Redwood Curtain, Emmy Award winner for NYPD Blue) to the star-studded cast of a special benefit play reading of Eugene Pack's hysterical new comedy Night with Oscar on Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Debra Monk to Lead VISITING EDNA at Steppenwolf Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today that Debra Monk will play the title role in VISITING EDNA, a world premiere play by David Rabe, directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Its First Ever Intern Production
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the first ever summer intern production, OBAMA-OLOGY by Aurin Squire, directed by Bay Street's Directing/Producing intern Shea King and starring Bay Street Theater's 2018 Acting Apprentices. This production will run as the first show ever directed, produced, designed, and acted entirely by the summer intern company at Bay Street Theater. Performances run from August 9 - 11, 2018, with twilight performances at 4 pm.  Tickets are $12 or $10 for students (available at the Box Office only, with student ID.) (more...)

Cesear's Forum to present Lanford Wilson: TAKE 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Many of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lanford Wilson's plays found life at a New York City coffeehouse, Caffe Cino, in the 1960's.  The venue established itself as one of the first Off-Off-Broadway theatres.  These early plays were often one-act ensemble pieces or, later, sharply drawn character studies less concerned with plot as with revelatory behavior.  Wilson liked the format and Cesear's Forum, Cleveland's small professional "minimalist" theatre company, is pleased to present five such works entitled Lanford Wilson: TAKE 5.  The 90 minute evening utilizes eight actors, sometimes together, sometimes individually, to reflect on aspects of American life.  The writing is at once heartfelt and funny.  The characters' struggles are our struggles, their stories told simply but complicated by societal concerns replete with emotional baggage.  Ideals and illusions are sustained tenuously.  The five plays (in order of appearance) are: WANDERING, SEXTET (YES), A BETHROTHAL, BRONTOSAURUS and A POSTER OF THE COSMOS.  The limited engagement production runs late September through October at Kennedy's Down Under, Playhouse Square, Cleveland, Ohio.   (more...)

Breaking: Jake Gyllenhaal Will Return to Broadway in BURN THIS at The Hudson Theatre
by Alan Henry - Jul 19, 2016

This winter, thirty years after it first premiered at Circle Repertory Company, producers Stacey Mindich and Jessica R. Jenen will present the first-ever Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson's acclaimed play, Burn This, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer, and starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal. The play will re-open Ambassador Theatre Group's historic Hudson Theatre (139-141 West 44th St) on Broadway. Performances begin February 2017, with an opening night set for Monday, March 6, 2017. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

BWW Review: COMMUNION at Primal Forces
by John Lariviere - Jan 31, 2018

This Primal Forces production of Communion is in the intimate setting of Empire Stage. The set and the costumes are effective and clean. The direction is surprisingly sensitive from a company that prides itself on cutting-edge shock value. The writing is intelligent, the subject matter is thought-provoking, and the acting is gripping and smart. This is definitely worth a go see, especially for a stand out performance by Kim Ostrenko. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Signature Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). This new play based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more runs February 28 - March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Boyd Gaines Joins Debra Monk in James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tony Award-winner Boyd Gaines (Gypsy, Contact, and She Loves Me) is set to star opposite Emmy and Tony Award-winner Debra Monk (Curtains, ABC's Grey's Anatomy and NYPD Blue) in the world premiere of Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). (more...)

Starry PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Opens Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Old Globe presents a revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING Premieres Tonight at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods), based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more, runs tonight, February 28, through March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Pamela Reed And Michael Winters To Star In A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

The 2017 Tony Award nominee for Best Play, A Doll's House, Part 2, makes its Seattle debut at Seattle Rep this spring, helmed by the extraordinary talents of Michael Winters (The Cider House Rules) and Pamela Reed (The Humans, 2017). Written by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath and directed by Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham, A Doll's House, Part 2 runs March 15 - April 28, 2019 (opening night is March 20, 2019) on the Leo K. stage. Single tickets are on sale now (starting at $17) and are available through the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206.443.2222 or online at SeattleRep.org. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/27: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Film, Lortel Awards Details, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 27, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Wednesday! Get over the hump with today's top Broadway stories. (more...)

Brief 2/27: KIDS NIGHT ON BROADWAY, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 27, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Kids Night on Broadway occurs tonight, which allows kids to see Broadway shows for free with the purchase of an adult ticket, and more! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 27th, 2017 - WAKEY, WAKEY, THE PENITENT, Roundabout Gala and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Will Eno's WAKEY, WAKEY opens at Signature Theatre, David Mamet's THE PENITENT bows at the Atlantic, and Roundabout Theatre Company hosts its starry 2017 gala tonight! (more...)

Five Play Season Announced for Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre is delighted to announce its 2017 line-up of plays - five magnificent, warmly human stories for audiences to savor between March and November. Scheduled for BST's second Mainstage Subscription Season are: (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/27/16- Debra Monk
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2016

Happy Birthday, Debra Monk! The Tony Award winner made her Broadway debut in PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES in 1982. Her Broadway credits include PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, PRELUDE TO A KISS, NICK & NORA, Redwood Curtain, PICNIC, COMPANY, CHICAGO, STEAL PIER, AH, WILDERNESS!, THOU SHALT NOT, RECKLESS, CHILDREN AND ART, and CURTAINS. Monk won the Tony Award in 1993 for Redwood Curtain and was nominated for Tony Awards in 1997 and 2007 for both STEEL PIER and CURTAINS. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Opens Its 2018 Season With FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

What begins as a one-night-stand turns into a tug of war between a short-order cook who sees a lifetime of love and adventure ahead and a waitress who's been burned too many times in the past and is terrified of being hurt again in Terrence McNally's contemporary American classic "Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune", being presented by Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre for eight performances only, Thursdays through Sundays March 29-April 8, 2017. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/19/2016 - SHE LOVES ME, THE SECRET GARDEN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 19, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: SHE LOVES ME takes its first bows on Broadway, and THE SECRET GARDEN returns to the stage! (more...)

STAR WARS' Adam Driver to Return to Broadway in BURN THIS Revival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Producer David Binder (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Of Mice and Men) announces today that three-time Emmy Award nominee Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Girls ) will return to Broadway in the first revival of Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening) in 2019 at a Broadway theater to be announced. (more...)

David Rabe's New Play VISITING EDNA, Starring Debra Monk, Sets Dates at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company launches its 41st season, the first curated by Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro, with the moving and enthralling world premiere of Visiting Edna by renowned American playwright David Rabe (Streamers, Good for Otto). (more...)

Breaking: Keri Russell Will Join Adam Driver in BURN THIS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Producer David Binder just announced today that Golden Globe Award Winner and Emmy Award Nominee Keri Russell will join three-time Emmy Award nominee Adam Driver in the first revival of Pulitzer Prize Winner Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS. Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer, BURN THIS will begin performances in March 2019 at a Broadway theater to be announced. (more...)

Lanford Wilson's Powerful BOOK OF DAYS to Close DMT's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre is excited to announce the final show in our Revelations Season: BOOK OF DAYS, a gripping study of a small town murder mystery by Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Lanford Wilson. (more...)

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