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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...)

Suspenseful Drama By Steve Tesich THE SPEED OF DARKNESS Comes to the Riverstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

437 RIVER STREET THEATRE COMPANY are thrilled to present THE SPEED OF DARKNESS by Steve Tesich. William Alderson will direct the suspenseful production, part mystery, part thriller, and part morality play, opening February 9th, 2018, at River Street Theatre. Tickets on sale now at: https://riverstreettheatre.yapsody.com/event/index/171616 (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul to Stage MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, written by Anne Washburn and directed by Jeremy Aluma (MFA Directing candidate, Class of 2019), with music by Michael Friedman, in the Sondra & Denis Healy Theatre. The production premieres on Friday, January 26, and runs through Sunday, February 4, 2018. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on January 24 and 25 at 7:30 PM. Post-show discussions will follow the performances on January 28 (2:00 PM) and February 1 (7:30 PM). (more...)

Block St Theatre Co to Premiere FLAMINGO & DECATUR This Winter at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

You know Las Vegas - spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox. (more...)

Block St Theatre Co to Premiere FLAMINGO & DECATUR at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

You know Las Vegas spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox. (more...)

THE DOUBTFUL GUEST Arrives at Public Arts in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Following the show's development at The Orchard Project in 2017, LubDub Theatre presents The Doubtful Guest, an immersive contemporary s ance featuring cocktails and sleight-of-hand and exploring the legacy of American spiritualism. The piece premieres at The Public Hotel (215 Chrystie St., New York, NY) following sold-out developmental performances at The Inn at Saratoga and Guild Greene Gallery. (more...)

Casting Announced for Finborough Theatre's 150th Anniversary Play CYRIL'S SUCCESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

During 2018, the Finborough Theatre celebrates 150 years of the Finborough Theatre building with an anniversary selection of the best plays from 1868. The FINBOROUGH150 series opens with the first London production since 1890 of Cyril's Success by playwright and local resident Henry J. Byron playing for nine Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 4 February 2018 (Press Night: Monday, 5 February 2018 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Theatre 68 Presents the World Premiere Production of REQUIEM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2018

Theatre 68 presents Requiem, a world premiere production by playwright Carlos J. Castillo, directed by Hector Negrete, and artistic direction by Ronnie Marmo. The new play is part of the Theatre 68 17th Anniversary Festival Series. Tickets on sale at www.Theatre68.com. (more...)

Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of OLD FOOLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Casting is announced for 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...)

Cast Announced for Calamity West's HINTER World Premiere at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

In January, Company Member Brad DeFabo Akin returns to Steep to direct the world premiere of Calamity West's Hinter, which was commissioned by Steep Theatre. (more...)

Sound Theatre Company Presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Sound Theatre Company is proud to present the YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, the first play of Sound Theatre's 2018 Season, THE HUMAN FAMILY: Toward A Radical Inclusion. In 2018, we challenge our audiences to consider how we define family, what members of the human family we include, and whose stories we choose to tell. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HINTER at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Company Member Brad DeFabo Akin returns to Steep to direct the world premiere of Calamity West's Hinter, which was commissioned by Steep Theatre. West has quickly emerged as an important Chicago playwright, with recent acclaimed productions of her works Rolling (Jackalope Theatre) and Give It All Back (Sideshow Theatre). Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune dubbed West 'the real deal' and 'one of this city's most exciting new voices.' DeFabo Akin has delivered notable Steep productions including strangers, babies, Book of Days, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and 2016's The Few. (more...)

Stray Cat Joins Forces with Phoenix Theatre to present HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

If you thought AVENUE Q was the dirtiest thing a show could do with puppets, you have to meet Tyrone. (more...)

THE DOUBTFUL GUEST Arrives at Public Arts in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Following the show's development at The Orchard Project in 2017, LubDub Theatre presents The Doubtful Guest, an immersive contemporary s ance featuring cocktails and sleight-of-hand and exploring the legacy of American spiritualism. The piece premieres at The Public Hotel (215 Chrystie St., New York, NY) following sold-out developmental performances at The Inn at Saratoga and Guild Greene Gallery. (more...)

THE DOUBTFUL GUEST Arrives at Public Arts in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Following the show's development at The Orchard Project in 2017, LubDub Theatre presents The Doubtful Guest, an immersive contemporary s ance featuring cocktails and sleight-of-hand and exploring the legacy of American spiritualism. The piece premieres at The Public Hotel (215 Chrystie St., New York, NY) following sold-out developmental performances at The Inn at Saratoga and Guild Greene Gallery. (more...)

Block St Theatre Co to Premiere FLAMINGO & DECATUR at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

You know Las Vegas spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, kicks off its 2018 season with Alfred Uhry's powerful masterpiece Driving Miss Daisy. Set in the South between the late 40's and early 70's, the play explores an unlikely friendship between an elderly white Southern Jewish woman, Daisy Werthan, and her African-American chauffer, Hoke Colburn. (more...)

Photo Flash: Block St Theatre Co Premieres FLAMINGO & DECATUR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

You know Las Vegas spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox. The world premiere production will play January 4 February 18, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at theaterwit.org, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Wednesday, January 10 at 8 pm. (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...)

Target Margin Theater Announces Casting, Creative Team For PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL's Debut Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Following a five year search for a permanent home, Target Margin Theater (Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Associate Artistic Director Moe Yousuf, General Manager Lu Liu) is proud to present the world premiere of Pay No Attention To The Girl (March 29-April 21), which marks the Company's debut off-Broadway performances in their new 3,250 sq. ft. home in Brooklyn. Directed by Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Pay No Attention To The Girl is an interlocking set of tales about the deceptions of the sexes that lead us deep into the labyrinth of The Thousand and One Nights, a collection of Silk Road, MENA (Middle Eastern / North African), and South Asian stories. (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...)

Video Flashback: Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 2, 2018

Today we celebrate the life and career of actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away on this day in 2014. Beloved by audiences, and colleagues, Hoffman's death shook the artistic community. For his numerous contributions to the theatre, theatre owners dimmed the lights on Broadway in his memory.  (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...)

CT Rep presents OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will stage the Tony Award-nominated and Olivier Award-winning play, Our Country's Good , by Timberlake Wertenbaker. CRT Artistic Director Michael Bradford will direct. Performances will be held in the Nafe Katter Theatre from November 30th through December 10th, 2017. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Cast Announced for Calamity West's HINTER World Premiere at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

In January, Company Member Brad DeFabo Akin returns to Steep to direct the world premiere of Calamity West's Hinter, which was commissioned by Steep Theatre. (more...)

Block St Theatre Co to Premiere FLAMINGO & DECATUR at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

You know Las Vegas spinning wheels, neon lights, slinky dresses. But do you really know the city and its almost two million inhabitants? Poker pro turned playwright Todd Taylor takes you inside the real Sin City in Block St Theatre Co's darkly comedic new play FLAMINGO & DECATUR, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox. (more...)

New Works by Stephen Adly Guirgis and More Slated for LAByrinth Theater Company's 2018 Barn Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

LAByrinth Theater Company announces the selections for their Annual Barn Series, the award-winning company's free play reading series. Running January 22-28, 2018, this year's Barn Series features new plays written by members of the ensemble company. (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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