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Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Panel WHO IS TRU?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents its annual free introductory panel Thursday, September 20, 2018: WHO IS TRU? A Free Introduction to Our Community and Programs at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. This panel is free but please reserve using the bright red reservation box athttps://truonline.org/events/who-is-tru/, or call at least a day in advance (or much sooner) for reservations: 212-714-7628; or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com. (more...)

The Acting Company's 2018 Fall Gala Honors Bill Rauch, Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel And Ambassador Carl Spielvogel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will honor director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel- individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs-at the Company's 2018 Fall Gala, on November 12. Held at the historic Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street), the event will bring together awards, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner, and cocktails in celebration of theater and its contribution to American society. (more...)

Creative Team Announced For THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Papatango today announce the creative team for The Funeral Director by Iman Qureshi - winner of the 10th annual New Writing Prize. The creative team includes Artistic Director and co-founder of Damsel Productions, Hannah Hauer King (Director), 2017 winner of Best Design at the Wales Theatre Awards, Amy Jane Cook (Designer), WhatsOnStage Award and two time Off West End Award nominee for Best Lighting Design, Jack Weir (Lighting Designer) and Max Pappenheim (Sound Designer) who has extensive credits across London and Broadway and is currently working on Hogarth's Progress at Rose Theatre Kingston. (more...)

Naturally '18 - A Tribute to the Grandassa Models Comes to The Dwyer Cultural Center In Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

In 1962, what started as a one-off "fashion show" became a significant celebration of African-American beauty; the Grandassa Models had arrived. (more...)

Monica "Meaux" Hope To Perform Award Winning Play At Historic Faison Firehouse Theater In Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Monica Meaux Hope, the songwriter, vocalist, and playwright daughter of legendary jazz pianists Bertha Hope and the late Elmo Hope, will be performing a special presentation on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm. Meaux wrote the book, lyrics and music for her play, Healing Fractures: A One Woman Show With Music, which won Best Singer in the New York Theater Festival 2017 Winterfest Competition. (more...)

Monica Meaux Hope HEALING FRACTURES to Premiere 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Monica Meaux Hope, the songwriter, vocalist, and playwright daughter of legendary jazz pianists Bertha Hope and the late Elmo Hope, will be performing a special presentation on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm. Meaux wrote the book, lyrics and music for her play, Healing Fractures: A One Woman Show With Music, which won Best Singer in the New York Theater Festival 2017 Winterfest Competition. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Two New Productions As Part Of Josie Rourke's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Donmar Warehouse's outgoing Artistic Director Josie Rourke announces today two new productions as part of her final season, both with rising directorial talents at the helm: The UK premiere of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat, directed by former Donmar Resident Assistant Director Lynette Linton; and an original stage adaptation of Peter Strickland's chilling film Berberian Sound Studio, written for the stage by Joel Horwood, marking the directorial debut for Donmar Associate Artist Tom Scutt and starring actor Tom Brooke. Josie Rourke's final production at the Donmar will open in April 2019 and will be announced later this year. (more...)

Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER, By David Mamet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Habakkuk Theatre closes its 2018 Season with David Mamet's November, directed by Greg Kolack. The production runs October 4 - 21, 2018, at Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison, Oak Park, 60302. Press will be invited to attend over the course of opening weekend, October 6 and 7, 2018. (more...)

Primary Stages' 2018 Spring Fling Honors Kimberly Senior Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Primary Stages' (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director) 2018 Spring Fling benefitting their Free Student Matinee Program will take place tonight, Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 6:00 pm. The event will be held at Ramscale Studio (463 West Street) and will honor Kimberly Senior (Disgraced, Discord) with the Einhorn Mentorship Award. (more...)

David Mamet's RACE Kicks Off The 2018 2nd Stages Series At Dragon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and director David Mamet tackles America's most controversial topic in a provocative tale of sex, guilt, and bold accusations. Two lawyers find themselves defending a wealthy white executive charged with raping a black woman. When a female legal assistant gets involved in the case, the opinions that boil beneath explode to the surface. When David Mamet (Pulitzer Prize winning author of Glengarry Glenn Ross), turns the spotlight on what we think but can't say, dangerous truths are revealed, and no punches are pulled. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce its complete 2018/19 Season, which will kick off in Fall 2018 with FINAL FOLLIES, by A.R. Gurney (Love Letters, Sylvia, Black Tie at Primary Stages) and directed by David Saint (Clever Little Lies). DOWNSTAIRS by Theresa Rebeck ("Smash," Dead Accounts, Poor Behavior at Primary Stages), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against) in November 2018 will star Tyne Daly (Mother & Sons, Master Class) and Tim Daly ("Wings," "Madam Secretary") sharing the New York stage for the first time. Early 2019 will bring GOD SAID THIS by Leah Nanako Winkler (Two Mile Hollow), directed by Morgan Gould (Kentucky); and the season will conclude in Spring 2019 with LITTLE WOMEN, written by Kate Hamill (Pride and Prejudice), based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, and directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George). Performance schedules, additional casting, and full creative teams will be announced at a later date. (more...)

HARLEM EATUP! Celebrating Food, Culture & Art of NYC's Vibrant Community Announces All-Star Line-Up & Tickets On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Harlem EatUp! (HEU) festival co-founders Marcus Samuelsson and Herb Karlitz are pleased to announce the festival line-up and that tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual festival, May 14 - May 20, 2018. Tickets to Harlem EatUp! range from free and pay-as-you-go in the Marketplace and Harlem Stroll to ticketed Dine In dinners. (more...)

R.EVOLUCION LATINA Presents TO BE OR NOT TO BE - A SHAKESPEAREAN EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

R.EVOLUCIÓN LATINA is pleased to present TO BE OR NOT TO BE - A SHAKESPEAREAN EXPERIENCE devised under the direction of Luis Salgado in collaboration with the Public Theater's Ian Hersey and SITI Company's Leon Ingulsrud. The SHAKESPEAREAN EXPERIENCE will perform five performances only at the Harlem School for the Arts (645 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10030). Performances begin Thursday, April 5 and continue through Saturday, April 7. (more...)

Superstars Carrie Underwood and Ludacris to Perform THE CHAMPION at the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Two multiplatinum superstars - Carrie Underwood and Ludacris - are scheduled to perform the hit song 'The Champion,' for the first time live together, at the Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA), it was announced today at the Radio Disney Country Stage at CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee. (more...)

BARK! THE MUSICAL Comes to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

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HORRIBLE HISTORIES - HORRIBLE CHRISTMAS Comes to Alexandra Palace Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

London is in for a treat this Christmas with a special production of HORRIBLE HISTORIES - HORRIBLE CHRISTMAS playing at the Alexandra Palace Theatre from 13 to 30 December 2018. The producers behind the Olivier award nominated Gangsta Granny and the celebrated Horrible Histories stage shows, including Barmy Britain in the West End, are bringing this festive favourite to London for three weeks over the holiday period. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Casting For FINAL FOLLIES And DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Primary Stages (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce complete casting today for the first two productions of their 2018/19 season: Final Follies, by A.R. Gurney (Love Letters, Sylvia, Black Tie at Primary Stages) and directed by David Saint (Clever Little Lies), and Downstairs by Theresa Rebeck ("Smash," Dead Accounts, Poor Behavior at Primary Stages), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against). All performances will take place at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St, New York, NY, 10014). (more...)

TRU Announces Feedback Workshop #3 'How To Write A Musical That Works'; Featuring Skip Kennon, Margot Astrachan, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces How To Write a Musical That Works feedback workshop #3: Reckoning and Resolution onSunday, August 5, 2018 from 10am-6pm at Studios 150, 150 W. 46th Street, 7th floor Studio 7.5. Submission deadline is extended to July 27, 2018. (more...)

Brendan Coyle To Star In New Production Of Conor McPherson's ST NICHOLAS In The Donmar Warehouse's Dryden Street Studio Space
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse presents St Nicholas, a chilling one-man play by Conor McPherson, directed by Simon Evans and starring Brendan Coyle. This is the first time McPherson and Coyle have collaborated since The Weir, for which both received Olivier Awards. The performances will take place at the Donmar's intimate studio space at 3 Dryden Street from Monday 10 September - Friday 5 October 2018, and from Tuesday 9 October - Sunday 14 October 2018 at the Smock Alley Theatre, as part of Dublin Theatre Festival, which will be the play's Irish premiere. Tickets for London performances will be allocated via a ballot, which is open for entries by signing up to the Donmar's Newsletter or KLAXON email lists at donmarwarehouse.com. (more...)

Dublin Theatre Festival Announces 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

This year's Dublin Theatre Festival features a seductive selection of new work, including World and European Premieres, fresh versions of classic plays and adventurous international productions created by both renowned artists and emerging voices. (more...)

Chatham Baroque, Inc. Announces 2018/19 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

For 27 years, Chatham Baroque has been performing on stages throughout the world and establishing itself as one of the nation's most distinguished period ensembles. For nearly 50 years, fellow Pittsburgh company Renaissance & Baroque has presented exceptional performances of music from the Middle Ages through the Early Classical period by world-renowned artists. Uniting the missions of these two celebrated organizations, Chatham Baroque, Inc. presents an exciting 2018/2019 concert season featuring parallel and complementary concert series that brings the very best in early music to Pittsburgh audiences. (more...)

The Marlowe Theatre In Canterbury Welcomes Two Productions Celebrating Young Dance Talent
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

THE MARLOWE Theatre in Canterbury welcomes two productions celebrating young dance talent in our region this week. (more...)

Breaking: Caitlin Houlahan, Marc Kudisch, and More Lead the Public's GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the North American premiere of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY. (more...)

New Spot On Company to Launch with BLUE OVER YOU World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Spot On Company debuts the World Premiere of 'Blue Over You' (A Mysterious One-Man Love Story with Musical Bits) written by Daniel Noonan and directed by Sarah Whitney, co-founders of Spot On Company. Chicago theater favorite Michael Joseph Mitchell stars in the company's fledgling production. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents How To Write A Musical That Works Workshop #2: Conflict & Obstacles, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the second workshop in the series How to Wrote a Musical That Works, Conflict & Obstacles, onSunday, February 25, 2018 from 10am - 6pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 5th floor, Studio 5. Submission fee is $10 for members, $20 for non-members. If accepted, it will be applied to a participation fee of $100 ($80 for TRU members). Those not selected will be invited and encouraged to attend the workshop as observers. The price is $55 ($35 for TRU members). Go to https://truonline.org/events/feedback-workshop-2-2018, click the link to download the application, fill it out, and email toTRUPlaySubmissions@gmail.com to sign up. If accepted, the workshop includes 2 seats for the entire day workshop as well as your presentation slot. Space is limited. Any additional attendees from the musical team (including music director, additional collaborators and cast members) who wish to observe the entire workshop must reserve in advance and will be charged $25 per person. (more...)

Pacific Chorale to Present St. John Passion
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Pacific Chorale, the resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be presenting an intimate presentation of Bach's St. John Passion on Saturday evening, March 10, at 8:00 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach, to celebrate the Lenten season (which is from February 14 to March 31, 2018). (more...)

Songstress/Cellist Serena Jost To Release Album of Solo Live Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Songstress/Cellist Serena Jost To Release Album of Solo Live Recordings (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW - Jan 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Charlotte (more...)

Primary Stages Announces 'Saturday Night Strings' Post-Performance Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today Saturday Night Strings, a special post-show concert series following select Saturday night performances of A WALK WITH MR. HEIFETZ, written by James Inverne and directed by Andrew Leynse. All ticketholders for the evenings of Saturday, February 10 (Mariella Haubs); Saturday, February 17 (Edward W. Hardy of Sterling Strings); and Saturday, February 24 (Luisa Bastidas) are invited to remain after the performance to enjoy live music performed by special guest violinists. The concerts are free for all ticketholders for that evening's performance. (more...)

Bach's St. John Passion to be Performed in Newport Beach
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Pacific Chorale, the resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be presenting an intimate presentation of Bach's St. John Passion on Saturday evening, March 10, at 8:00 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach, to celebrate the Lenten season (which is from February 14 to March 31, 2018). (more...)

BWW Review: Lowell's Exquisite Performance Reverberates Long After Curtain For Studio Tenn's DOUBT
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 23, 2018

Marguerite Lowell's exquisitely crafted performance as Sister Aloysius will continue to reverberate long after the curtain has come down on Studio Tenn's remarkably prescient and timely production of John Patrick Shanley's Doubt, which runs at Jamison Theatre in the Factory at Franklin through Sunday. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Additional Winter Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today additional programming and events for the Winter 2018 season. (more...)

Primary Stage Announces Post- Show Events for SATURDAY NIGHT STRINGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today Saturday Night Strings, a special post-show concert series following select Saturday night performances of A WALK WITH MR. HEIFETZ, written by James Inverne and directed by Andrew Leynse. All ticketholders for the evenings of Saturday, February 10 (Mariella Haubs); Saturday, February 17 (Edward W. Hardy of Sterling Strings); and Saturday, February 24 (Luisa Bastidas) are invited to remain after the performance to enjoy live music performed by special guest violinists. The concerts are free for all ticketholders for that evening's performance. (more...)

Oasis Takes Over Teatro Paraguas This February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

The Oasis Theatre Company is proud to present its inaugural season in Santa Fe. After presenting a run of Marriage by the Masters at the Adobe Rose last summer and participating in Santa Fe's first annual Theatre Walk presenting David Mamet's Dark Pony, we are excited to be producing our first season at Teatro Paraguas. The season consists of David Mamet's The Water Engine and Neil Simon's The Good Doctor in February and March 2018, respectively. (more...)

The Falmouth Chorale to Present CAROLS & LULLABIES Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

The Falmouth Chorale, led by Artistic Director John Yankee, presents a holiday concert, Carols & Lullabies today, December 9 at 4 pm and Sunday, December 10 at 3 pm. (more...)

Casting, Dates Set for Primary Stages' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Primary Stages has announced that tickets are on sale today for the final two productions of their 2017/18 season: the World Premiere of A WALK WITH MR. HEIFETZ, written by James Inverne and directed by Andrew Leynse; and FEEDING THE DRAGON, written and performed by Sharon Washington and directed by Maria Mileaf, and presented in a co-production with Hartford Stage. (more...)

The Old Vic's GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Starts West End Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

Due to phenomenal demand following a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at The Old Vic, Bob Dylan's and Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country comes to the West End for a strictly limited season. (more...)

Historic ads featuring Santa Claus
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Every year around the holidays, Santa Claus is utilized in advertising in a variety of ways. (more...)

Cast and Creative Announced for Lyric Stage's ROAD SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

On his continuing journey through the works of Stephen Sondheim, director Spiro Veloudos brings us Sondheim's latest work,Road Show, the true boom-and-bust story of two of the most colorful and outrageous fortune-seekers in American history. From the Alaskan Gold Rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s, entrepreneur Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson were proof positive that the road to the American Dream is often a seductive, treacherous tightrope walk. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of Carrie Underwood's New SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Opening
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

 In 10 days on Sunday, Sept. 9, seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood and NFL players star in the debut of the 2018 show open for primetime television's No. 1 program, NBC's Sunday Night Football. A sneak preview is now available here on NBCSports.com. (more...)

The Public Free Performances of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Begin Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

The Public Theater and the Onassis Foundation USA will begin free performances for a limited six-performance run of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS on Tuesday, September 4. (more...)

The Country Music Association Announces the THE 52ND ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Nominees
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Country Music Association has announced the final nominees for “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards,” as Chris Stapleton tops the list of finalists with five nominations. Producer and musician Dann Huff receives four nominations, the second most nominations this year, while nine artists garner three each—Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Midland, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban.  (more...)

Artist Lennox Commissiong Teaches Harlem Youth To Create Barack Obama Portraits With Pointillism Technique
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Students from the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) created unique pointillism mosaic portraits of President Barack Obama at an arts workshop taught by artist Lennox Commissiong. (more...)

Art Bureau Mosaic Portrait Of Michelle Obama Is On View In Harlem By Artist Lennox Commissiong At Dwyer For Harlem Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

A dramatic portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama by artist Lennon Commissiong, a mosaic comprised of thousands of colorful paper dots, is on view in the WIZARDHANDS exhibition at Harlem's Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas through August 26. “Michelle Obama comported herself with grace and dignity through one of the most racially troubled periods in recent times,” said Commissiong. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Talkback with Colman Domingo for FEEDING THE DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce a special talkback for FEEDING THE DRAGON with guest Colman Domingo following the performance on Sunday, April 15, 2018. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Central Pennsylvania (more...)

A Comedic Play Prioritizes Expression Within The Orthodox Jewish Experience At Yeshiva University
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

HARVEY, the immortal comedy and timeless classic, will be performed by the men of Yeshiva University at the Schottenstein Theater in Washington Heights. Written in 1944 by the legendary playwright and journalist Mary Chase, HARVEY received widespread acclaim, winning the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1945 and being adapted for film in 1950. (more...)

Broadway Will Go Car-Free For Earth Day
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 12, 2018

Traffic is a staple in New York City, the taxis, horns, and pollution from the exhaust come as part of the territory. But on Earth Day (April 21), a mile-long stretch of Broadway will be car-free, according to Time Out. (more...)

Primary Stages' 2018 Spring Fling Will Honor Kimberly Senior, Hosted By THE DAILY SHOW's Aasif Mandvi
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director) announced today that the Primary Stages 2018 Spring Fling will benefit their Free Student Matinee Program on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm. (more...)

Colorado New Play Festival Announces Participating Theaters For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

The Colorado New Play Festival (CNPF) (formerly the Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival) is proud to announce the participating theaters for the 2018 season. The 21st Annual Festival, to be held on June 10-16, 2018 in Steamboat Springs, CO, will develop five new works in partnership with the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alley Theatre, Curious Theatre Company, Primary Stages, and Victory Gardens Theater. (more...)

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