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by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022
A Black mayoral candidate on the verge of the business breakthrough of a lifetime must choose between his personal aspirations and his integrity in Radio Golf by August Wilson. A Noise Within presents the final installment in Wilson's “American Century Cycle,” with Gregg T. Daniel directing.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022
Milwaukee Rep's Education and Engagement Department is thrilled to host a robust Dinner Dialogue Series for the 2022/23 Season for the Greater Milwaukee Community.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022
The Huntington has announced the casting and creative team for the highly anticipated revival of August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. Wilson’s masterpiece serves as the inaugural production of the newly renovated Huntington Theatre and runs from October 14 – November 13, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022
Wine in the Wilderness, written by Drama Desk Award winner Alice Childress and directed by Obie Award winner Brandon J. Dirden (director of August Wilson's Radio Golf and King Hedley II) launches Two River Theater's 2022/2023 Season on October 15. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022
The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR, written by and featuring Pulitzer Prize winner and Public Theater Writer-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Bessie Award winner Niegel Smith. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022
Producers Ken Davenport and Primary Wave Music announced the development of The Ten, a new musical project inspired by the power and spiritual energy of gospel, featuring music that also draws from hip-hop, bluegrass, R&B, soul, and the blues.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022
The complete cast for the Broadway premiere of Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy is now announced. Joining Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, and Drama Desk nominee Lizan Mitchell.
by Team BWW - Oct 16, 2022
August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, also known as the American Century Cycle, is made up of ten plays, written between 1982 and 2005. Each set in a different decade in Pittsburgh's Hill District (with the exception of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom), the plays are meant to depict the Black experience throughout the 20th century.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022
Ohio State Murders will be the first show to play at the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre when it begins previews tonight, Friday, November 11, 2022 ahead of an opening on Thursday, December 8, 2022. Meet the cast of Ohio State Murders here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
The Public Theater and National Black Theatre will begin previews on Thursday, May 12 for the upcoming New York Premiere of FAT HAM, written by James Ijames and directed by Public Theater Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
Writers Theatre will conclude its 2021/22 Season with Pearl’s Rollin’ with the Blues: A Night with Felicia P. Fields.  The production runs June 23, 2022 – July 24, 2022 in the in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Friday, July 1, 2022 at 7:30pm.
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 Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announce the third and final show of its 30th Anniversary Repertory Season, Sam Anderson & Taylor Gilbert starring in the world premiere of BELOVED, written by Arthur Holden and directed by Cameron Watson.  BELOVED will begin previews on Tuesday, May 10; will open on Friday, May 20 at 8pm and run through Saturday, June 25 at the Road Theatre, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2022
The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Ruben Santigao-Hudson!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022
Out of the 330 total Chicagoland high school students who entered the 13th annual August Wilson Monologue and Design Competitions, Demi Davis from Senn High School prevailed, taking the first-place prize at the Chicago finals earlier this month for her 2-3-minute monologue performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO's 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center will be highlighted by Broadway and TV stars, as well as beloved Pittsburgh favorites.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022
Two River Theater has announced an exciting theatrical season, featuring world premiere work as well as plays with some of American theater’s most lauded talents.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Following their recent leadership transition in which Producing Artistic Director Zak Berkman succeeded former Executive Artistic Director Abigail Adams, People’s Light has announce an exciting expansion of their artistic team with four new appointments. Broadway-favorite Steve H. Broadnax III (Thoughts of a Colored Man) transitions from Resident Director to People’s Light Associate Artistic Director.
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2022
We've got a first look at Signature Theatre's The Upstairs Department, a play by Chelsea Marcantel (Airness, Everything is Wonderful), which plays in Signature's ARK Theatre for live performances now through June 12, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
Multi-award-winning short film, Silent Partner, that explores systemic racism's effect on Black mental health will be shown at the TCL Chinese Theatres on Sat., June 11, at 12:30pm, as part of the 25th Anniversary of Dances with Films:LA (DWF:LA).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022
TFANA has extended the run of Alice Childress’s Wedding Band, directed by Awoye Timpo, to May 22. (The production, which began previews April 28—postponed from an original date of April 23 due to two COVID-19 cases—was formerly set to close May 15).
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced the nominees for theatrical excellence for 2020 and 2021. This year's awards have been combined due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2022
Ruben Santiago-Hudson is Broadway's jack of all trades this season. Not only did he direct MTC's Tony-nominated Skeleton Crew, but he wrote, directed and starred in Lackwanna Blues- the latter of which earned him a Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022
Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the New Jersey Premiere of Dominique Morisseau's Mud Row July 14-31 in Kean University's Bauer Boucher Theatre Center.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022
Congo Square Theatre Company, one of the nation’s premier African American ensemble theater companies, has announced an expanded 2022-23 season. The company will present a downtown remount of its powerful production, What to Send Up When It Goes Down, in addition to the World Premiere of How Blood Go, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
Green Light Group Productions has announced that Helen Hayes Award Winner Wayne Bennett will join the cast of the July 2022 Off-Broadway premiere of the Audrey Hepburn biomusical Audrey: The New Musical, directed and choreographed by Kelli-Ann Paterwic.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2022
The cast has been announced for A Medusa Thread. A partnership with NY Classical Theatre and the West Harlem Art Fund on Governors Island in Nolan Park (Building 10B) for FREE -- Saturday, June 25th at noon.
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022
The 2022 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or six!) - amongst them, they've gathered a total 61 awards!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022
Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will win a Tony Award? BroadwayWorld has rounded up the winners of the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, the Drama League Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the last fifty years to compare winners year by year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022
Gregg Daniel is set to direct his third August Wilson play, “Radio Golf” at a Noise Within Theatre. This play focuses on three real estate entrepreneurs bringing new economic developments to a small town. Be prepared to laugh at the hilarious satire playing October 13th - November 22nd. Be on the lookout for ticket sales starting July 6th.        
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022
Word for Word's Off the Page Staged Reading Series 2022 continues on August 8, 7pm with Children of the Sea, by Edwidge Danticat, Directed by Margo Hall on the Z Below Stage in San Francisco. Word for Word's Off the Page staged reading series is the public's first look at pieces Word for Word is considering for upcoming productions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022
Single Tickets for Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s 2022/23 Season go on sale Monday, August 1. Don’t miss the return of Titanic The Musical; world premieres by celebrated playwrights Eleanor Burgess, Lloyd Suh and Catherine Trieschmann; and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022
The first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson will now play the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for its 17-week engagement. The production was originally supposed to come to the St. James Theatre, current home of Into The Woods, which is rumored to be extending.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Hymn, by Lolita Chakrabarti - to be staged at the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre at the Shakespeare & Company campus, July 22 through August 28.
by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2022
He was honored for his performance in the multi-award-winning short film, Silent Partner, which was also a nominee for Best Short Film. Nominees in the Best Actor category included Coleman Domingo (North Star), Ras-Samuel Welda’abzgi (BLVCK GOLD), and Marcus Temple (Sons of Toledo).
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens its 37th year with the Pulitzer Prize–winning drama Sweat by MacArthur genius and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage. Shining a powerful light on America's working class, Nottage infuses this searing script with her trademark mix of compassion, humor, and suspense. It's explosive drama, made in America. Playing September 17–October 9, 2022. Directed by Darnell Pierre Benjamin.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.
by Steve Schonberg - Aug 17, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced casting for the world premiere production of the ripple, the wave that carried me home by Christina Anderson, directed by Jackson Gay, and produced in association with Goodman Theatre. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Single tickets for Two River Theater’s 2022/2023 season will go on sale Tuesday, August 16. This exciting and thought-provoking theatrical season will feature world premiere work as well as plays by some of the American theater’s most lauded talents.
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 Jim Munson - Apr 6, 2022
BroadwayWorld speaks with TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Artistic Director Tim Bond about directing a new production of his friend & colleague August Wilson's enduringly relevant 'Gem of the Ocean' running live in Mountainview thru May 1.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022
Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. 
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 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 Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announce the third and final show of its 30th Anniversary Repertory Season, Sam Anderson & Taylor Gilbert starring in the world premiere of BELOVED, written by Arthur Holden and directed by Cameron Watson.  
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022
Congo Square Theatre Company, GRAY, and Theaster Gates's Rebuild Foundation are proud to announce that the Chicago Premiere of What to Send Up When It Goes Down, by award-winning playwright Aleshea Harris, has been extended by popular demand with three additional performances at the Rebuild Foundation's Stony Island Arts Bank.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022
A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classic theatre company, is thrilled to announce its 2022-2023 Season with the theme DARING TO LOVE. A Noise Within’s current season subscribers, donors, and patrons were invited to hear the news first in an exclusive online announcement last night. Season pass holders and new subscribers now have the opportunity to access priority seating. Single tickets will go on sale to the public on July 6, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022
Signature Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of The Upstairs Department, a play by Chelsea Marcantel (Airness, Everything is Wonderful), which will play in Signature's ARK Theatre for live performances from April 26 – June 12, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2022
Comedy. Romance. Poetry. Whimsy. Julia Rodriguez-Elliott directs a rare revival of Metamorphoses, the multiple award-winning theatrical event by MacArthur “genius” grant recipient Mary Zimmerman (Argonautika).

Seven Guitars Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Seven Guitars been nominated for?
Best Play , Best Direction of a Play for Lloyd RichardsBest Lighting Design for Christopher Akerlind and Best Scenic Design for Scott Bradley.

What other awards has Seven Guitars been nominated for?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards), Best Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lloyd Richards, Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Viola DavisThe Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for August Wilson and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for August Wilson.

What other awards has Seven Guitars won?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards), Best Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lloyd Richards and Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Viola Davis The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for August Wilson The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for August Wilson.

What awards has Seven Guitars been nominated for?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards), Best Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lloyd Richards, Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Viola DavisThe Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for August Wilson and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for August Wilson.

What awards has Seven Guitars won?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards), Best Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lloyd Richards and Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Viola Davis The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for August Wilson The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for August Wilson.

What productions of Seven Guitars have there been?
Seven Guitars has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1996.