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Amy Herzog's MARY JANE Begins Tonight at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the first show of the 2017/18 NYTW season, Mary Jane, written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Herzog (4000 Miles, Belleville) and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Sundown, Yellow Moon; A Life). (more...)

DRY POWDER and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Headed to Hampstead Theatre in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Hampstead Theatre announces the first two productions for 2018. (more...)

Amy Herzog's MARY JANE Extends at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today an extension for MARY JANE, written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Herzog (4000 Miles, Belleville) and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Sundown, Yellow Moon; A Life). (more...)

Tony Kushner To Be Honored By Workmen's Circle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Workmen's Circle will present activist and widely acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner, best known for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, with the Activism and Jewish Culture Award at the organization's 2018 Winter Benefit on December 10, 2018 in Manhattan. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Public RSVPs Now Open for Martha Lavey Memorial at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is now accepting reservations to the public memorial event celebrating the remarkable life and legacy of influential and beloved Chicago cultural leader Martha Lavey. Featuring live musical performances and tributes, the event takes place Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7pm at Steppenwolf, 1650 N. Halsted St. (more...)

CABARET to Open This Weekend at Long Beach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

On October 14, the Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre closes its 2017 season with the musical Cabaret. (more...)

Amy Herzog's MARY JANE Enters Final Week at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop's production of MARY JANE, written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Herzog (4000 Miles, Belleville) and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Sundown, Yellow Moon; A Life), will conclude its run later this week. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Colette Alexander, Abigail Bengson, and More Join New York Theatre Workshop's HUNDRED DAYS; Full Cast and Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has just announced the full cast and creative team for HUNDRED DAYS, with a book by The Bengsons (Iphigenia in Aulis) and Sarah Gancher (The Place We Built), music and lyrics by The Bengsons, direction by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman, and movement direction by Obie Award winner Sonya Tayeh (you'll still call me by name). (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

CABARET to Open This Weekend at Long Beach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2017

On October 14, the Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre closes its 2017 season with the musical Cabaret. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf Pays Heartfelt Tribute to Martha Lavey
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosted a warm and heartfelt public memorial celebrating the remarkable life and legacy of ensemble member and former artistic director Martha Lavey, who passed earlier this year at the age of 60. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

SLAVIC TEMPER Comes To National Theatre 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The National Theatre presents SLAVIC TEMPER, running from Oct. 30 to Nov. 9.  (more...)

Theatre Communications Group Gala to Honor Tony Kushner, Rick Miramontez, and Martha R. Ingram
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announces that its 2019 Gala will honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner; Broadway press agent, and President of DKC/O&M, Rick Miramontez; and arts philanthropist, and Chairman Emerita of Ingram Industries, Inc., Martha R. Ingram. (more...)

U.S. Premiere Of GROUPIE by Sir Arnold Wesker Announced for New York City
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

The late Arnold Wesker is highly regarded as a distinguished voice of the British Theater. Following his death in January 2016, Vicky Featherstone, artistic director at the Royal Court Theater, said that his working-class characters and his outsider status changed who theater was for, and enabled a new generation of audience, actors and playwrights to feel they had a right to belong. Yet much of his work, while celebrated by scholars and historians the world over, is hardly ever produced for an American audience. But Director Charles Maryan is about to change that with GROUPIE. (more...)

LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Extends At New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a one-week extension for LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, by NYTW Usual Suspect and five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill (Love and Information; A Number) directed by NYTW Usual Suspect, Tony Award nominee, & three-time Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, NYTW's eighth collaboration with Churchill, began previews on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, and will open Monday, May 7 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, which was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, May 27, will now run through Sunday, June 3, 2018. (more...)

OBJECTS IN MIRROR AR CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR Comes To Next Door At NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Fresh off a premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, objects in mirror AR closer than they appear, the new installation based on Geoff Sobelle's THE OBJECT LESSON comes to Next Door at NYTW from May 9-19, 2018, as part of the 2017/18 season at the Fourth Street Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night Of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) celebrated opening night of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Announces Full Cast of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, by NYTW Usual Suspect and five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop's 2018 Gala To Honor John Tiffany & Barbara Cutler Emden
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today that the NYTW 2018 Annual Gala will celebrate John Tiffany, the Tony Award-winning Director of Once, which had its world premiere at NYTW, and the upcoming Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; along with Barbara Cutler Emden, who is celebrating 25 years of arts advocacy and exceptional service on the NYTW Board of Trustees. (more...)

The Sol Project Announces National Expansion And New Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

The Sol Project, the new theater initiative dedicated to amplifying Latinx voices and building a kaleidoscopic body of work for the new American theater, is proud to announce the expansion of its mission with its first national partnership. (more...)

CAROLINE OR CHANGE to Transfer to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

As reported last night, it's now official that Caroline, Or Change, the celebrated musical written by Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America, with a soaring score from Tony Award-winning Jeanine Tesori, will transfer into the West End's Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019. (more...)

Playwright Tony Kushner to Talk WEST SIDE STORY Remake at Bard College
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2018

It has been reported that lauded playwright Tony Kushner will appear in conversation with theatre scholar Alisa Solomon at Bard College to chat about the legacy and influence of legendary composer Leonard Bernstein (more...)

UW School of Drama Presents ANGELS IN AMERICA PART II: PERESTROIKA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

This spring, UW Drama students will take on Tony Kushner's seminal, era-defining play about AIDS and homosexuality in 1980s America, Angels in America-at least, they'll take on half of it. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Presents KING LEAR Starring George Ball
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Rubicon Theatre presents a timely and trenchant production of Shakespeare's tragedy KING LEAR as the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Co-Founder James O'Neil, the production features a 20-member cast led by acclaimed actor and company memberGeorge Ball, who has starred in previous Rubicon productions of All My Sons, Man of La Mancha, and Jacques Brel… (New York, L.A., and international companies of the latter). (more...)

Best Of Edinburgh Presents The New York Premiere Of Henry Naylor's BORDERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Henry Naylor is proud to announce the New York premiere of his play, Borders, will take place as part of Next Door at NYTW this summer. The winner of the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Fringe Award and a Fringe First award, the original cast members Avital Lvova and Graham O'Mara will reprise their performances for the New York production. (more...)

THIS AMERICAN WIFE Extends At Next Door at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Producers Caitlin Crombleholme and Jen Hoguet are proud to announce an extension for This American Wife, created and performed by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley as part of Next Door at NYTW. Originally slated to end its run on Saturday, August 4, This American Wife will now run from Thursday, July 26 through Saturday, August 11. (more...)

1969: THE SECOND MAN Finds Cast and Creative Team for NYTW Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Producer Madeleine Foster Bersin is proud to announce initial casting for 1969: The Second Man, created by Jacob Brandt (The Great Glaciation), featuring music & lyrics by Brandt, a book by Dan Giles (Breeders), and directed by Jaki Bradley (Good Men Wanted), as part of Next Door at NYTW. (more...)

Creative Time Announces Line-Up For 11th Annual Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Creative Time is pleased to announce programming for its 11th Creative Time Summit, an annual convening for thinkers, dreamers, and doers working at the intersection of art and politics. The Summit will be held in Miami for the first time this November 1-3, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, July 16- Happy Birthday, Tony Kushner!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 16, 2018

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tony Kushner! (more...)

Stephen Spinella Will Lead Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika. (more...)

DRY POWDER Launches Today at Hampstead Theatre,CAROLINE, OR CHANGE to Follow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Hampstead Theatre announces the first two productions for 2018.The UK premiere of Sarah Burgess' breathtakingly witty Dry Powder will be directed by Anna Ledwich and begins performances today. (more...)

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Magellanica, by E.M. Lewis, directed by Damaso Rodriguez from January 20 through February 18 on the theatre's Morrison Stage. Magellanica is a five-part epic play written by Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis. This production is made possible through major funding from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Creative Heights Initiative and the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Magellanica is a part of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Announces Dates For Final Two Productions Of 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today the dates for the final two productions of the 2017/18 season, LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE and THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For CAROLINE, OR CHANGE And ACCEPTANCE At Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

'That old copper statue by the Courthouse downtown, honouring the dead Confederate soldier, ain't there no more…' (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for AN ORDINARY MUSLIM at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of AN ORDINARY MUSLIM, by NYTW Usual Suspect and 2017-18 Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Hammaad Chaudry (Salaam, Mr. Bush), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (The Body of An American). (more...)

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Magellanica, by E.M. Lewis, directed by D maso Rodr guez from January 20 through February 18 on the theatre's Morrison Stage. Magellanica is a five-part epic play written by Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis. This production is made possible through major funding from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Creative Heights Initiative and the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Magellanica is a part of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. (more...)

GHOST QUARTET to Launch Inaugural 'Next Door at NYTW' Series; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the inaugural season of Next Door at NYTW in the Fourth Street Theatre, NYTW's newly renovated 65-seat black box space. (more...)

Steppenwolf to Host Memorial Celebrating Former Artistic Director Martha Lavey
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a memorial to celebrate the remarkable life and legacy of Martha Lavey, who served as Artistic Director from 1995 - 2015, Monday, October 9th, 2017 at 7pm at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted. (more...)

Fall 2017 Programs Announced at the Guggenheim Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Sackler Center for Arts Education at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents the following public programs and film festival in conjunction with the exhibitions Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892-1897 and Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World. On the occasion of Archtober, New York's architecture and design month, the museum offers architecture-focused events and tours in addition to evening programming, including a special Halloween iteration of Art After Dark. (more...)

THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Extends Run At New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a one-week extension for the New York Premiere of The House That Will Not Stand by Marcus Gardley (X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Red Speedo; Pipeline). The House That Will Not Stand began previews on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, and opened Monday, July 30 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). Originally set to close on Sunday, August 12, The House That Will Not Stand will now run through Sunday, August 19, 2018. (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Previews begin tonight, August 18, for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Previews begin this Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House).  (more...)

New Work by Anna Deavere Smith, Collaborations with WP Theater, and More Amongst New York Theatre Workshop's 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announces five productions as part of its complete 2018/19 Season, and the first production of their 2019/20 Season. The season begins in Fall 2018 with WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME by two-time Obie Award winner Heidi Schreck (Grand Concourse, "I Love Dick") and directed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (The Amateurs, The Light Years); followed by the New York Premiere ofSLAVE PLAY by Jeremy O. Harris (Daddy). (more...)

TDF Will Honor Tony Kushner At Its 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

TDF, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, which is celebrating 50 years of service to audiences and the performing arts community in 2018, has announced it will be honoring Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright TONY KUSHNER at its 50th Anniversary Gala on Monday, June 18 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC). Mr. Kushner's masterwork, Angels in America, is currently receiving its first Broadway revival with the National Theatre production at the Neil Simon Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANGELS IN AMERICA at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning masterpiece finally arrives at Berkeley Rep in its entirety - directed by artistic director Tony Taccone in his 20th anniversary season! First staged 26 years ago, and originally commissioned by the Eureka Theatre in San Francisco while Taccone was serving as artistic director, this fierce and astounding two-part drama is at once an epic exploration of American politics, gay identity, and mythology, and a personal story of love and loyalty. In today's sociopolitical climate, Kushner's universal message of compassion and inclusion makes Angels in America as timely as ever. (more...)

VIDEO: Randy Harrison on Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

In the video below, Randy Harrison talks about what Tony Kushner's Angels in America has taught him and why he thinks today's young LGBTQ people should see the play. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New York Theatre Workshop's 2018 Gala Honors John Tiffany and Barbara Cutler Emden
by Walter McBride - Apr 17, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop held it's 2018 Annual Gala last night, April 15. The gala celebrated John Tiffany, the Tony Award-winning Director of Once, which had its world premiere at NYTW, as well as Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; along with Barbara Cutler Emden, who is celebrating 25 years of arts advocacy and exceptional service on the NYTW Board of Trustees. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Announces Open Captioning for All Performances of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) is proud to announce that open captioning will be available at every performance of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, by NYTW Usual Suspect and five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill (Love and Information; A Number), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect, Tony Award nominee, & three-time Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). (more...)

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