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500 Clown's Adrian Danzig Directs THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), a program of the Northwestern Settlement, presents its company premiere of Oliver Emanuel's adaptation of The Adventures of Robin Hood from October 19 to November 24, 2018 (press opening Oct. 20) at the Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble Street. Physical theater expert Adrian Danzig returns to ASC to direct, following his acclaimed 2011 ASC production of 500 Clown Trapped. (more...)

KURT VONNEGUT'S MOTHER NIGHT Launches The Fall Season At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

59E59 Theaters is thrilled to present the NYC premiere of KURT VONNEGUT'S MOTHER NIGHT, adapted and directed by Brian Katz. Produced by The Custom Made Theatre Company with Executive Producers William & Ruth Isenberg and Leah Abrams, and Producer Jay Yamada, KURT VONNEGUT'S MOTHER NIGHT begins performances on Friday, October 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 3. (more...)

Unit 102 Actors Co. Presents Canadian Premiere Of ISAAC'S EYE By Lucas Hnath
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Unit 102 Actors Company (Unit 102) is proud to open its eighth season with the Canadian premiere of Isaac's Eye by Tony Award nominated playwright Lucas Hnath. Isaac's Eye will mark the Toronto debut of Hnath's work, and serve as an introduction to the playwright's brilliant contemporary voice before it graces the stage in a production of A Doll's House, Part 2 presented by Off-Mirvish in 2019. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For THE WILD DUCK at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Steep Theatre Presents ZURICH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Forty floors up, behind the windows of a posh Swiss hotel, a man sings, a maid cleans, children run wild, a banker makes things difficult, and one elderly woman's fight against a corrupt world order changes everything. Or nothing. Disturbingly funny, Amelia Roper's Zurich dives below the surface of lives lived in the moments before. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Maboud Ebrahimzadeh
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 20, 2018

Today's subject Maboud Ebrahimzadeh is one of the area's most versatile actors. Currently, you can see him in action in the very unique Small Mouth Sounds at Round House Theatre through September 23rd. The word unique, in this case, is meant as a compliment, but you'll have to see the show for yourself to understand why. (more...)

Almeida Theatre Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Artistic Director Rupert Goold today announces the Almeida Theatre's new season. (more...)

COST OF LIVING to Make West Coast Premiere at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Achingly human, and surprisingly funny! TheFountain Theatre presents the West Coast premiere ofCost of Living, the 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Martyna Majok. John Vreeke directs for an Oct. 20 opening, with performances continuing through Dec.16. (more...)

The Court Theatre Kicks Off Spring With Two Rehearsed Readings Of Acclaimed Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Over consecutive Sundays in spring The Court Theatre is bringing two renowned plays to the stage for the first time in rehearsed reading series Indelible Ink. (more...)

Cast Announced For ZÜRICH At Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

Forty floors up, behind the windows of a posh Swiss hotel, a man sings, a maid cleans, children run wild, a banker makes things difficult, and one elderly woman's fight against a corrupt world order changes everything. Or nothing. Disturbingly funny, Amelia Roper's Zurich dives below the surface of lives lived in the moments before. (more...)

Joe Mantegna To Direct New Lenny Bruce Play Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Hot off a sold-out, wildly successful run in Los Angeles, producers Just Words Productions, LLC, in association with Theatre 68, and Lenny Bruce's daughter, Kitty Bruce, announced today that Joe Mantenga will direct the Off-Broadway premiere of I'm Not A Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce, written by and starring Ronnie Marmo. Performances begin Tuesday, October 23 at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd St). (more...)

Yussef El Guindi's HOSTAGES Opens In Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Radial Theater Project and 18th & Union will present the West Coast premiere of Hostages, a play by Seattle-based playwright Yussef El Guindi. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Amelia Roper's ZURICH at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Forty floors up, behind the windows of a posh Swiss hotel, a man sings, a maid cleans, children run wild, a banker makes things difficult, and one elderly woman's fight against a corrupt world order changes everything. Or nothing. Disturbingly funny, Amelia Roper's Zurich dives below the surface of lives lived in the moments before. (more...)

The Wallis Presents Playwright-Actor Keith A. Wallace's THE BITTER GAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

THE BITTER GAME,  a 'high-impact' immersive theater experience ripe with pain, poetry, and laughter that explores the experience of being black in America, debuts at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, November 14 through Saturday, November 17, 2018, outdoors on The Wallis' Promenade Terrace. (more...)

Target Margin Theater's Critically Acclaimed PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL Returns This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Target Margin Theater (Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Associate Artistic Director Moe Yousuf) is proud to present a remount of its acclaimed production, Pay No Attention to the Girl, for a limited three week run (October 25-November 11). The production brings to life interwoven stories about the sexes - their conflicts, their love, their tricks -from various translations / transmissions of The One Thousand and One Nights, a collection of Silk Road, MENA (Middle Eastern / North African), and South Asian tales. (more...)

San Jose Stage Presents BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

San Jose Stage continues its "Explosively Charged" Season 36 with Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Between Riverside and Crazy'. Directed by Jeffrey Lo 'Riverside' will feature renowned actor L. Peter Callender, Artistic Director of San Francisco's African-American Shakespeare Company.  This explosive comedy seemingly pulled directly from today's headlines boldly examines, with witty street-smarts and warmth, the slippery nature of justice. (more...)

Seven Siblings Theatre Presents FROZEN By Bryony Lavery
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

A form-defying drama that intertwines the life of a serial killer, a mother searching for her missing child, and an American academic digging deep into the criminal mind. Thorny, humane, and provocative, Frozen explores our desire for vindication and capacity for forgiveness, after an act that would seem to rule them out entirely. (more...)

Stephen McKinley Henderson To Lead Ten Chimneys Foundation's 2018 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Ten Chimneys Foundation is proud to announce Stephen McKinley Henderson as the 2018 Master Teacher for the nationally acclaimed Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program at the Historic National Landmark, Ten Chimneys. (more...)

LAByrinth Theater Company Presents World Premiere Of DEVIL OF CHOICE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

LAByrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director John Ortiz) recently announced that they will present the World Premiere of Devil of Choice by LAB Member Maggie Bofill (Winners, Drawn and Quartered). They are thrilled for performances to begin Wednesday, May 23, and will run through Saturday, June 9, 2018, at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, New York, NY 10014). An official opening night has been set for Monday, May 28, 2018. Tickets are available for $20 each and can be purchased online at www.labtheater.org/shows-and-events (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale For CORKSCREW THEATER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

"Packed with young talent…in the risk-taking venture that is summer festival-going, encountering talent you want to see more of is a worthy payoff." - Laura Collins-Hughes,The New York Times (more...)

Seven Siblings Theatre Presents FROZEN By Bryony Lavery
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

A form-defying drama that intertwines the life of a serial killer, a mother searching for her missing child, and an American academic digging deep into the criminal mind. Thorny, humane, and provocative, Frozen explores our desire for vindication and capacity for forgiveness, after an act that would seem to rule them out entirely. (more...)

Seven Siblings Theatre Presents FROZEN By Bryony Lavery
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

A form-defying drama that intertwines the life of a serial killer, a mother searching for her missing child, and an American academic digging deep into the criminal mind. Thorny, humane, and provocative, Frozen explores our desire for vindication and capacity for forgiveness, after an act that would seem to rule them out entirely. (more...)

NJ Rep to Premiere MERCY
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the world premiere of Adam Szymkowicz's Mercy from June 14 through July 15, 2018. This surprisingly funny, dark comedy is directed by Gail Winar, and stars Christopher Daftsios, Dan Grimaldi, Nandita Shenoy, and Jacob A. Ware. (more...)

ArtsWest Announces Full Cast for Seattle Premiere of AN OCTOROON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

This April, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' electrifying, Obie Award-winning play AN OCTOROON will make its Seattle debut, playing April 19 - May 13, 2018 at ArtsWest. (more...)

Steep Announces New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Steep Theatre is thrilled to welcome several new members to its ensemble of artists. Nate Faust, Brandon Rivera, Amber Sallis, and Sasha Smith are the newest members of Steep's acting ensemble. Both Faust and Sallis appeared in last year's Earthquakes in London, and Sallis returns to Steep's stage next week in Simon Stephens' Birdland. Brandon Rivera debuted at Steep in Brilliant Adventures, and Sasha Smith appeared in Steep's Hookman and Hinter. (more...)

A.R.T. Announces C1's WIG OUT At OBERON 4/26 - 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Company One Theatre (C1), in collaboration with American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) presents, Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney. Previews begin Thursday, April 26, with press opening on Saturday, April 28 at 7pm. Performances continue through May 13 at OBERON (2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA). Tickets $25 - $35 are now on sale at americanrepertorytheater.org, by phone at 617-547-8300, an in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services Office (64 Brattle Street, Cambridge). Group, student, and senior discounts are available. (more...)

All Aboard the Hogwarts Express! Meet the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is ready to il-lumos-nate your mind, tug at your dragon heart strings, and most importantly, welcome you back home to Hogwarts as it begins previews tonight. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Photo Flash: OLD FOOLS Opens Tonight at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Tonight marks the opening of the world premiere of Old Fools by Tristan Bernays, a surprising, touching and often humorous tale about a couple, one of whom is living with Alzheimer's, and their enduring efforts to hold their relationship together through the years. (more...)

It's Loverly! Meet the Cast of MY FAIR LADY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is officially in previews! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival Presents Alice Pencavel's PIE SHOP PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents Pie Shop Play, written by Alice Pencavel and directed by Sivan Battat. Running July 20-29, Pie Shop Play concerns two sisters whose big dreams are derailed when the pipes in their pie shop burst, leaking toxic unknowns that rob them of coherent speech. As the shop slowly floods, buried trauma, and secrets pour forth as well, forcing the sisters to work it out (through garbled English) before they drown. Performed by Devin Kessler, Futaba Shioda*, Kaylee Simonson, Eliza Simpson*, and Madame Vivien V, Pie Shop Play is the third production in the second annual season of Corkscrew Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that provides early-career artists with a high level of production support. (more...)

Melis Aker's FIELD, AWAKENING Premieres At Corkscrew Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents Field, Awakening, written by Melis Aker and directed by Tatiana Pandiani. Running July 14-22, Field, Awakening is a political drama set in Turkey in 2016, where a group of high school friends reunites at a soccer field on the evening of an attempted military coup. As the night progresses, the friends unexpectedly find themselves at the center of international strife, and they begin to realize that the Turkey they called home may be rapidly disappearing. Performed by Kieron Anthony, Ayse Babahan, Jamar Brathwaite, Sinan Eczacibasi*, Fahim Hamid*, and Nazli Sarpkaya, Field, Awakening is the second production in the second annual season of Corkscrew Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that provides early-career artists with a high level of production support. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with the Abbey Theatre. (more...)

A.C.T.'s M.F.A Program And Young Conservatory Announces Lineup of Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today the lineup of upcoming productions and cabaret performances featuring students from A.C.T.'s Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program and Young Conservatory (YC). Single tickets for all productions and cabaret performances are $20 and available now by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415-749-2228 or online at www.act-sf.org/csvshows. (more...)

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opens at Artists Rep, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Artists Rep presents the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner Between Riverside and Crazy, by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The play is directed by Adriana Baer and runs from March 4 through April 1 on the theatre's Alder Stage. (more...)

Meet The Cast Of HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH By Philip Dawkins
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Once upon a time in 1955, a magical kingdom was built on the founding principles of dreams, American idealism, and our wildest hopes. Eight years later, a quintessential American family reeling from the loss of their King embarks on a quest for restoration and deliverance in this kingdom. 50 years later, their expedition is brought to dazzling life in an effort to understand one's place in family, the American way, and whether happiness is truly a place where dreams come true. (more...)

HINTER Extends Through March 17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

With its original run almost sold out, Steep Theatre has added eight more performances of Calamity West's Hinter. Called 'taut, complex and a bloody good time" by Alex Huntsberger of TimeOut Chicago, this thrilling new play has enthralled audiences and critics alike. Hinter will run through Saturday, March 17. (more...)

Mad Horse Theatre Company Announces New Directors And Expands To Five-Show Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

After serving as Artistic Director of the company since 2008, Christine Louise Marshall is stepping down from the position before the 2018-19 season. (more...)

Casting Announced For HOSTAGES By Yussef El Guindi
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Radial Theater Project and 18th & Union are pleased to announce casting for an upcoming production of Hostages, a play by Seattle-based playwright Yussef El Guindi. (more...)

Steep Theatre Announces 18th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Stray Cat Opens Season 17 With Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Following the successes of her Pulitzer Prize-winning The Flick and her haunting and enigmatic John, Stray Cat once again brings the latest work by in-house favorite playwright Annie Baker. An unnamed conference room. A group of creators on an intense and intensely surreal brainstorming session for unspecified purposes. All we know is that these people are being asked to keep coming up with stories - the more personal the better - in the hopes that something will jell and move their project - whatever that may be - forward. (more...)

Studio Theatre Kicks Off Season with IF I FORGET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Studio Theatre kicks off its 40th Anniversary season by stepping outside its front door as Associate Artistic Director Matt Torney directs Tony Award-winning playwright (Dear Evan Hansen) and Bethesda native Steven Levenson's If I Forget. This observant, political-but-personal family drama set in 2000 centers on the dynamics of a modern Jewish family in DC's Tenleytown neighborhood. Brought together by their elderly father's 75th birthday, the adult children of the Fischer family squabble over what to do with their long-held and now lucrative 14th Street property, igniting debates on religion, politics, and history. The first act opens days after the collapse of the Israel-Palestine Camp David peace talks, and If I Forget considers events of the outside world-and the weight of the turn of a millennium-through a domestic lens, grounding events and issues of the time in personal perspectives, while interrogating what it means to be an American Jew in the twenty-first century. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage to Present BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

From September 14 to October 13, 2018, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the New England premiere of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning play BETWEEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY.   (more...)

Mad Horse Theatre Company Announces New Directors And Expands To Five-Show 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

After serving as Artistic Director of the company since 2008, Christine Louise Marshall is stepping down from the position before the 2018-19 season. (more...)

CORKSCREW THEATER FESTIVAL Returns For Second Season This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Following a well-attended and critically-acclaimed inaugural year, Corkscrew Theater Festival returns for a second annual season, running July 9 - August 5 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). This summer theater festival provides early-career artists with a high level of production support and features five world premieres and four readings performed in repertory over four weeks. Special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through robust and innovative collaborative models. (more...)

WHAT HAPPENED WAS... By Tom Noonan Comes to The Assembly Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Despite being a regular fixture of New York City's Off-Broadway community for more than three decades, the work of Tom Noonan is rarely presented on Toronto stages. Now, two of our city's most exciting and dynamic indie theatre companies are coming together to produce Noonan's classic one-act play, WHAT HAPPENED WAS... (more...)

The Old Globe Announces Cast and Creative of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Southern California debut of A Thousand Splendid Suns, Ursula Rani Sarma's sweeping and deeply moving theatrical production based on the best-selling book by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner). (more...)

Yale Rep Presents KISS By Guillermo Calderón
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents KISS by Guillermo Calderon, directed by Evan Yionoulis, April 27-May 19, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, May 3. (more...)

Cast Announced For Tomorrow At Noon Three New One-Act Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Jermyn Street Theatre has announced casting for Tomorrow at Noon, a programme of three new plays by Jenny Ayres, Emma Harding, and Morna Young, each of which reacts to one of Coward's Tonight at 8.30 plays, and responds to it in a contemporary voice. (more...)

World Premiere Of Laureen Vonnegut's DEATH BEFORE COCKTAILS Opens at Theatre 68
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Theatre 68 and producer Ronnie Marmo announce the World Premiere of "DEATH BEFORE COCKTAILS."A new play by Laureen Vonnegutacclaimed playwright of The Porcini Test, and a familiar name in the industry.  She will also be directing the show alongside Alex Rotaru.  The modern black comedy is set to open April 20th, 2018 at Theatre 68, in North Hollywood.  Tickets: http://buytickets.at/deathbeforecocktails/155994 (more...)

Hook & Eye Theater Presents World Premiere Of SHE-SHE-SHE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Hook & Eye Theater is proud to present the world premiere of She-She-She, a vibrant new devised play with writing by Cynthia Babak that centers on six women whose lives intertwine across generations against the backdrop of one great mountain. Directed by Chad Lindsey, She-She-She is inspired by the real-life friendship between Eleanor Roosevelt and leading black activist Pauli Murray. (more...)

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