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Walter Kerr Theatre (Broadway)

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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021
Tuesday night marked the first day of rehearsals for the new Broadway play “Thoughts of a Colored Man” by Keenan Scott II. To celebrate the event, The Shubert Organization hosted a cocktail reception at their legendary JJ Shubert Penthouse atop Sardi’s Building.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 8, 2020
Focused on telling groundbreaking stories throughout 2020, TNT will air the network premiere of Fences on Sunday, September 27th, at 10 p.m. ET. Fences joins TNT’s growing diverse line up of poignant films that showcase the world in which we live. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021
Casting has been completed for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Thoughts of a Colored Man with Bjorn DuPaty and Garrett Turner joining as understudies. Rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 7th. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 5, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features The August Wilson Theatre!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2020
The Richard Lawson Studios Self Tape Master Class Series closes out September with veteran actor Keith David. Classes take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST via Zoom Webinar.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2021
A Noise Within, California's acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, announces its second entry in August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Seven Guitars, directed by Gregg T. Daniel.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021
After more than three decades leading creative operations for one of America’s largest theaters, Tony Award-winner Robert Falls is ending his tenure as Artistic Director of Goodman Theatre. Today, Falls announced his intention to step down next summer at the completion of the current 2021/2022 Season.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
This upcoming season, Live at The Lortel looks at the intersection between art and activism. We honor the work of theater artists who boldly use their public platform for philanthropy, to advance the state of theater, and to support the issues that they are passionate about. We look to explore how an artist's passion for activism and philanthropy influences their artistry on the stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. Next up is Marsha Mason (October 19th), followed by John-Andrew Morrison and Jasminn Johnson (October 26th), and Lilli Cooper (November 2nd).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson will join Manhattan Theatre Club as Artistic Advisor. Santiago-Hudson will work closely with Lynne Meadow and the MTC artistic staff on planning and programming.
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. New this season, Keen After Hours connects audiences with luminaries of the theatre world, every Monday night at 6:30pm on Keen Company's website and Facebook page.
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 A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2021
A Noise Within, California's acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, announces its second entry in August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Seven Guitars, directed by Gregg T. Daniel
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. Next up is Kate Baldwin (October 5th), followed by Marsha Mason (October 19th), and John-Andrew Morrison & Jasminn Johnson (October 26th).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2021
RED BULL THEATER today announced the complete cast for its online Benefit Reading of Shakespeare’s Pericles featuring a company Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) voices.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features the Walter Kerr Theatre! Learn about the Tony-winning plays and musicals that have graced its stage, take in facts about Hadestown, the show currently inhabiting the beautiful theatre, and more!
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 A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2020
The League of Chicago Theatres has awarded the first Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Resident Fellowship to playwright Kristiana Rae Colón and Congo Square Theatre to fund a one-year residency for Colón at the theatre.
by Evan Henerson - Nov 24, 2021
PARADISE BLUE, a play that contains music, begins with the sound of a sublime note issued by a trumpet and concludes, a couple of riveting hours later with an equally beautiful strain…followed by a far more discordant sound.
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 A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2021
A Noise Within, California's acclaimed classic repertory theatre company will present its final weekend of August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Seven Guitars, directed by Gregg T. Daniel (he/him/his). According to ANW, theatre goers broke projected attendance numbers for this production and turned out in numbers on par with pre-covid productions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
Today, producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Diana DiMenna, Samira Wiley, Sheryl Lee Ralph, The Shubert Organization, and The Nederlander Organization announced complete casting for Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Laila Robins will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. Ms Robins replaces the previously announced Kate Burton, who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 29, 2021
Ruben Santiago-Hudson had dreamed of being in an August Wilson from the first time he was in the audience of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. He found himself crying during the play and realized he was not just deeply moved by the play and the actors in it but the tears were connected to this feeling that for the first time in his life he was seeing people on stage who were so familiar to him and he wanted to be a part of that kind of storytelling.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2021
The timeline depicts a definitive history of the building, featuring a century's worth of history: from the earliest shows, musicals, and revues, through its history as a television and radio studio, brief spans as an adult film theater and later a children's theater, and finally as one of the most beloved houses on Broadway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021
Ilana Levine (Little Known Facts), in association with Alan Seales and the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced the second season of her “love letter to Broadway” podcast AND THE AWARD GOES TO…HOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE. Season Two premieres today with Kristin Chenoweth (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Wicked, On The Twentieth Century). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie have announced the 2021/22 lineup for the company’s 72nd Season. Arena is excited to welcome back audiences into our spaces and roar back with an ambitious, thrilling season packed with drama, humor, high-energy music and stories that bring us together.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021
Kandi Burruss, the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and star of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Bravo announced today on ET Online that she is joining the producing team for the upcoming Broadway debut of Thoughts of a Colored Man.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
Palm Beach Dramaworks' popular Master Playwrights Series, an informative and entertaining program that provides in-depth looks at the lives and works of major playwrights, is returning this summer as an online initiative, with the focus on two beloved writers of the late twentieth century.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2021
A Noise Within, the acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, has announced its 2021-2022, 30th Anniversary Season with the theme THEY SHATTERED THE CHRYSALIS.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and dates for Detroit ‘67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Written by MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow Dominique Morisseau and directed by Candis C. Jones, Detroit ‘67 depicts abrupt changes to the lives of the Poindexter siblings during the 1967 Detroit uprising.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2021
Kick off the new year with the resolution to engage in new theater education programs through Two River Theater's Winter Education Series starting January 12. 
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2021
Next up in First Stage's Through Our Lens 2021 Virtual Season of Plays will be Arthur Miller's powerful and timely drama THE CRUCIBLE. Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award and inspired by the McCarthy hearings of the 1950s, the play takes audiences back to a fictionalized account of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials that took place during the years 1692 and 1693.
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 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 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2020
The screen adaptation of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom was brought to life by the legendary Ruben Santiago-Hudson, whose connection to August Wilson spans from the personal to professional - not only was he a close friend of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, but Santiago-Hudson has established himself as a key interpreter of Wilson's work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020
Today, The August Wilson Society (AWS) and Howard University announced an exciting virtual event on Saturday, December 19 at 5:00 PM. Come jam with AWS at August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Virtual 'Jam Session' with Ruben Santiago Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, Ebony Jo-Ann, George C. Wolfe and Colman Domingo.
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 Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2021
Detroit '67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season is now available for streaming through Thursday, September 16 on Marquee TV.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021
Detroit '67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season is now available for streaming through Thursday, September 16 on Marquee TV.
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 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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021
The Billie Holiday Theatre has announced the return of its monologue showcase series - 50in50 – with a special fifth anniversary edition of the show - 50in50: Shattering the Glass Ceiling. For this year’s show, 50 original monologues were selected from women of African descent from across the globe and will be read by 50 women actors.