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Centenary Stage Company presents THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Centenary Stage Company launches 2017 - 18 professional theatre season October 6 through 22 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center with Freyda Thomas' hilarious reimagining of Moliere's penultimate screwball comedy, The Learned Ladies. (more...)

Playwright Freyda Thomas to Speak at Centenary Stage's THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Playwright Freyda Thomas will travel to Hackettstown to join the cast and artistic team of the Centenary Stage Company on Sunday, Oct 8 for a special talk back with the audience following the matinee performance of the comedy The Learned Ladies which Thomas adapted from Moliere's original. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED to Play Unicorn Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Sidonie Garrett, is coming to the Unicorn Theatre this fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Company presents LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Centenary Stage Company announces cast for upcoming production of Freyda Thomas' hilarious contemporary re-imagining of Moliere's penultimate play The Learned Ladies. Presented in the Lackland Performing Arts Center the production will run from October 6 through October 22 in the over 500 seat state of the art Sitnik Theatre. (more...)

CSC Presents Caryl Churchill Double-Bill BLUE KETTLE & HERE WE GO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, announced the cast of the first production of its 2018-19 Season: Universe Rushing Apart: Blue Kettle & Here We Go, two one-act plays by Caryl Churchill, directed by Bryn Boice. The production runs November 7-18 at the Black Box Theater, Sorenson Center for the Arts at Babson College in Wellesley. (more...)

Carl Wallnau Stars in Centenary Stage Company's DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

A potent and theatrical adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic horror novel that is strongly faithful to the original, Centenary Stage Company opens the 2018 - 19 mainstage theatrical season with Bram Stoker's Dracula adapted and directed by Charles Morey. (more...)

BUILDING THE WALL, THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE and More Set for Stage Left Theatre's Season 36
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Stage Left Theatre has announced the programming for its 36th season, which asks 'where we are going, where we have been, and where we are we now?' (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces the Cast of THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Centenary Stage Company announces cast for upcoming production of Freyda Thomas' hilarious contemporary re-imagining of Moliere's penultimate play The Learned Ladies. Presented in the Lackland Performing Arts Center the production will run from October 6 through October 22 in the over 500 seat state of the art Sitnik Theatre. (more...)

Maria Dizzia, Will Pullen to Headline Amanda Peet's New Play Reading Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for Amanda Peet's Our Very Own Carlin McCullough, the first of the 2017 PlayLabs readings, which will be held tonight, September 11th, at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama Announces Fall Productions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

This fall, the University of Washington School of Drama will present two plays that shifted the American theatre, Arthur Miller's Incident at Vichy, and Maria Irene Fornes' Fefu and Her Friends. The plays kick off a season dedicated to exploring how gender shapes our world. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company presents THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's first professional theatrical production of the 2017 18 season, Freyda Thomas' hilarious adaptation of Moliere's pen-ultimate play The Learned Ladies features a variety of special offerings and events to accompany the production running October 6 through 22 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. There is comic mayhem in Chrysale's household as the women of the house rabidly pursue the new intellectual movement of the era. Add a meek husband, a pretentious poet, a loony sister a couple of sassy servants completes what some reviewers have called a giddy evening of theatre! (more...)

Centenary Stage Company presents SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE JR.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Centenary Stage Company and Centenary University's all student NEXTstage Repertory presents the fan favorite Schoolhouse Rocks Live Jr. November 2 through 6 in the Little Theatre located on the campus of Centenary University at 400 Jefferson Street. Performances are Thursday, November 2 at 7:30PM; Friday, November 3 at 8PM; Saturday, November 4 at 2PM; Sunday, November 5 at 5PM and Monday, November 6 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Brilliant Classic Comedy TARTUFFE at Huntington Theatre Company this November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the brilliant classic comedy Tartuffe by Moli re, directed by Huntington Theatre Company Artistic Director Peter DuBois (Sunday in the Park with George), translated by Ranjit Bolt, and featuring actor and comedianBrett Gelman (Murray Bauman on the upcoming season of Netflix's Stranger Things and Dinner with Brett Gelman specials on Adult Swim) as Tartuffe and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man and August Osage County on Broadway and HBO's Flight of the Conchords ) as Orgon. Performances run from November 10 through December 10, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED to Play Unicorn Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Sidonie Garrett, is coming to the Unicorn Theatre this fall. (more...)

Time is Running Out to Catch Centenary Stage Company's THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's professional production of The Learned Ladies is coming to a close and time is running out to catch what audiences and critics alike are raving about. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LEARNED LADIES at Centenary Stage is Wonderfully Engaging
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 12, 2017

The Centenary Stage Company opens their exciting theatre season with 'The Learned Ladies' now through October 22nd. Moliere's classic comedy has never looked so good. Wonderfully adapted by playwright, Freyda Thomas, the show features the finest direction by Carl Wallnau and an outstanding cast of thespians. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's THE LEARNED LADIES Continues Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Audiences and critics alike are raving over Centenary Stage Company's The Learned Ladies which continues its run in the Lackland Performing Arts Center now through October 22. Remaining performances areThursday, October 12 and 19 at 7:30PM; Friday, October 13 and 20 at 8PM; Saturday, October 14 and 21 at 8PM;Sunday, October 15 and 22 at 2pm and Wednesday, October 18 at 2PM. (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Star in THE LEARNED LADIES Musical Workshop with Musical Direction by Kimberly Grigsby
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 15, 2017

Composer Ray Leslee (Standup Shakespeare, Avenue X) and playwright, actor, HBO Def Poet, Brian Dykstra, have teamed up with Musical Director Kimberly Grigsby (Amelie, Spiderman, Spring Awakening) to present a workshop presentation of a new musical based on the comedy by Moliere. The script-in-hand readings will take place Thursday Nov 16th at The Lark Play Development Center and Friday, November 17th at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios. The presentation will be directed by Margarett Perry. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming Chicago premiere of Insurrection: Holding History, written by Robert O'Hara and directed by Wardell Julius Clark. (more...)

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Stages WAITING FOR GODOT at The Dixon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, now celebrating its Tenth Anniversary Season as the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization, will stage Samuel Beckett's tragicomedy, Waiting for Godot, at Dixon Gallery & Gardens from December 7-17. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A Live Radio Play
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey wraps its 2017 season with a delightful adaptation of a treasured holiday film, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. After a successful staged reading of the play in 2016, director Doug West returns to direct this new take on a beloved tale. Adapter Joe Landry has brought the 1946 film to the stage where he has gathered a troupe of radio actors and live Foley sound artists to perform It's a Wonderful Life in a 1940s radio station. Performances begin on November 30. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

The University of Washington School of Drama Announces 2018 - 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of outgoing Executive Director Todd London, incoming Executive Director Lynn M. Thomas and incoming Associate Director Geoff Korf, is pleased to announce our 2018 -2019 season. (more...)

Photo Flash:Long Wharf Theatre to Present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces Cast of HITLER'S TASTERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Imagine knowing that every mouthful of food you ate could be your last. Inspired by the true story, Michelle Kholos Brooks' Hitler's Tasters will make its world premiere at Centenary Stage Company April 6 through April 22 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. Directed by Sarah Norris, Hitler's Tasters features Jennifer Robbins, Emaline Williams, Ally Borgstrom and Brianna Morris.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Brian Dykstra's EDUCATION Receives World Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to present the world premiere of EDUCATION, written by Brian Dykstra and directed Margarett Perry. Produced by Sanguine Theatre Company, EDUCATION begins performances on Friday, March 9 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 8. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 7:15 PM; Sunday at 2:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 - $35 ($24.40 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Lyric Stage's ANNA CHRISTIE Cast And Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, O'Neill's classic is a surprisingly contemporary play that crackles with fierce physicality, humor, and drama. After a 20-year separation, a coal barge captain (Lyric Stage favorite Johnny Lee Davenport) is reunited with the daughter he unknowingly abandoned to a life of hardship. When Anna falls in love with a shipwrecked sailor, her father and her suitor come to recognize their own culpability in her plight, and all three struggle in their own way for salvation. Following his acclaimed production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Scott Edmiston takes a fresh look at one of America's greatest playwrights. (more...)

TITUS ANDRONICUS Will Play at The Shakespeare Theatre for the First Time in Over 30 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 56th season with its second Main Stage production, Titus Andronicus. Resident Director Brian B. Crowe will helm this rarely produced Shakespearean tragedy. STNJ veteran Bruce Cromer will play the title role; Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli and returning company members Vanessa Morosco and Benjamin Eakeley will play leading roles amongst a cast of 20 actors that also includes young artists from the Theatre's renowned Summer Professional Training Program. (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival Opens With THE END OF MERMAIDS, Dark Comedy Set In Failing Mermaid Theme Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of The End of Mermaids, written by Anya Richkind and directed by Allison Benko. Running July 12-22, The End of Mermaids is a sinister comedy about a group of women striving to achieve true beauty through their performances at a failing mermaid theme park, while under siege from an impatient, hungry alligator. The play includes several 'underwater performance' sequences, brought to life by inventive set, costume, lighting, and sound design. Performed by Isabella Dawis, Elizabeth Evans, Lindsey Spohler, and Maggie Thompson*, The End of Mermaids kicks off 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...)

BWW Review: Sprightly and Sparkling Moliere's LEARNED LADIES at TAM
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 8, 2017

Four hundred and forty-five years later French playwright Moliere still bubbles with joyous, effervescent, sometimes mordant wit, and it is just this sparkle that Theater at Monmouth's new production of The Learned Ladies serves up in generous, exuberant fashion in an elegantly translated (uncredited), briskly performed, hugely witty comedy of manners about the affectations of a group of philosophy-loving women and the gender politics of their world. (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Announcs 2017-2018 Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Artistic Directors Joseph Leo Bwarie and Dimitri Toscas have set the 2017-2018 Inaugural Season at the newly established nonprofit Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Dog Days Theatre to Kick Off with RELATIVELY SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training kicks off the inaugural season of Dog Days Theatre, a new theater project offering smart, contemporary works just light enough for the dog days of summer, with Tony Award and Laurence Olivier Award-winning British playwright Alan Ayckbourn's bright and brassy comedy RELATIVELY SPEAKING. (more...)

Edward Albee's OCCUPANT Makes West Coast Premiere At Garry Marshall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The West Coast Premiere of Edward Albee's Occupant marks the third production in the nonprofit's Inaugural Season, delving into the life of great American sculptor Louise Nevelson. Martha Hackett (Arena Stage, South Coast Repertory, Mark Taper Forum, Star Trek: Voyager) and James Liebman (Rogue Machine, Skylight Theatre Company, Masters of Sex) will star in one of the last plays written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning playwright, Edward Albee. Directed by Actors Co-op Artistic Chairperson Heather Chesley, Occupant will play a limited run, February 2 through March 4, 2018. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Comic Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox. (more...)

Seattle Rep presents World Premiere of IBSEN IN CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

With great excitement, Seattle Repertory Theatre presents its world premiere production of the new comedy, Ibsen in Chicago. The story from playwright David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure; The Miracle at Naples) follows a group of Scandinavian immigrants working to put on the world premiere of Ghosts, a new play by the revered and controversial Norwegian dramatist of the time, Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen in Chicago was commissioned and developed by Seattle Rep through the organization's 'The Other Season,' program, and will run February 2 - March 4, 2018 (opening night is Wednesday, February 7, 2018) in the Leo K. Theatre. Tickets are on sale now through the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206.443.2222 and online at seattlerep.org.   (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced For Seattle Rep's World Premiere Of IBSEN IN CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the full ensemble cast of its world premiere production of playwright David Grimm's clever comedy, Ibsen in Chicago. Under the direction of Artistic Director Braden Abraham, Ibsen In Chicago follows an unlikely ensemble of Scandinavian immigrants as they work to rehearse a controversial new play written by their fellow countryman Henrik Ibsen. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming Chicago premiere of Insurrection: Holding History, written by Robert O'Hara and directed by Wardell Julius Clark. (more...)

Photo Flash: Seattle Rep presents World Premiere of IBSEN IN CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

With great excitement, Seattle Repertory Theatre presents its world premiere production of the new comedy, Ibsen in Chicago. The story from playwright David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure; The Miracle at Naples) follows a group of Scandinavian immigrants working to put on the world premiere of Ghosts, a new play by the revered and controversial Norwegian dramatist of the time, Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen in Chicago was commissioned and developed by Seattle Rep through the organization's 'The Other Season,' program, and will run February 2 - March 4, 2018 (opening night is Wednesday, February 7, 2018) in the Leo K. Theatre. Tickets are on sale now through the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206.443.2222 and online at seattlerep.org. (more...)

National Black Theatre Announces The Cast Of SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS By Derek Lee McPhatter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre [NBT] announces today the cast of the final workshop production for the 49th Season to conclude the I Am Soul Playwriting Residency for playwright Derek Lee McPhatter. McPhatter's workshop production will be Serious Adverse Effects which will be directed by Mary E. Hodges. (more...)

High Octane Ibsen! Black Box Presents PEER GYNT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

December 20, 2017: The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education in the heart of Teaneck, NJ just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

2Cents Presents US Premiere of LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

2Cents Theatre is thrilled to present the U.S. Premiere of LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS, written by Sam Steiner and directed by Jen Bloom. LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS will preview on Saturday, January 6 at 8pm & Sunday, January 7 at 7pm and will open on Friday, January 12 at 8pm and run through Sunday, February 11 at the Hudson Guild Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A Live Radio Play
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey wraps its 2017 season with a delightful adaptation of a treasured holiday film, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. After a successful staged reading of the play in 2016, director Doug West returns to direct this new take on a beloved tale. Adapter Joe Landry has brought the 1946 film to the stage where he has gathered a troupe of radio actors and live Foley sound artists to perform It's a Wonderful Life in a 1940s radio station. Performances begin on November 30. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

BWW Interview: Susan Maris and BLITHE SPIRIT at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 6, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 56th season with its third Main Stage production, 'Blithe Spirit.' Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Susan Maris about her career and upcoming show. (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)

Aux Dog Theatre Season Opens With THE SCARLET LETTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill opens its 2018/19 Season with the classic drama, Nathaniel Hawthorne's THE SCARLET LETTER adapted by acclaimed contemporary playwright, Phyllis Nagy. (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Announces NEXTSTAGE REPERTORY: LUCKY STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Centenary University NextStage Repertory presents Lucky Stiff April 27 through May 6 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. The Tony Award-winning writing team, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's, first produced show, Lucky Stiff, premiered Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

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