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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

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Playwrights Horizons 2nd Annual Benefit 'STORIES ON 5 STORIES' Set For November 14 Featuring Works By Craig Lucas, Mark O'Donnell, Kirsten Childs and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2005

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced it will present the return of its unique and second-annual benefit evening 'STORIES ON 5 STORIES' on Monday, November 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julia Jarcho Receives The Mark O'Donnell Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons announced today that New York City playwright Julia Jarcho is the 2018 recipient of "The Mark O'Donnell Prize", an annual prize presented to an emerging theater artist in recognition of her or his talent and promise. (more...)

Stephen O'Donnell Donates Royalties From HAIRSPRAY To The Actors Fund In Memory Of Co-Writer Mark O'Donnell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Actors Fund announced today that Stephen O'Donnell will donate his late twin brother Mark O'Donnell's royalties as co-writer of the Broadway musical Hairspray in perpetuity to the non-profit human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment. (more...)

Leah Nanako Winkler Receives 2017 Mark O'Donnell Prize from The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons announced the winner of The Mark O'Donnell Prize, Leah Nanako Winkler, at a dedication ceremony at The Mark O'Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn yesterday. (more...)

Mark O'Donnell Memorial Set for November 12 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

Family, friends, and colleagues will gather to celebrate the life and voice of Broadway librettist Mark O'Donnell on Monday, November 12 at 3pm at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue. Doors will open at 2:30pm and the event is open to the public. (more...)

BORN YESTERDAY Begins Previews Tonight, 3/31!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

Previews for Born Yesterday, starring Jim Belushi, Robert Sean Leonard and Nina Arianda, start tonight, March 31, at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street) at 8 pm. Directed by Doug Hughes, this revival of Garson Kanin's award-winning comedy about sex and politics will open on Easter Sunday, April 24. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY Announces Second UK Tour in 2017/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Today, producer Mark Goucher has confirmed that following the phenomenal success of the current UK tour, the new production of Hairspray will return at the end of summer 2017 to once again tour the UK. This second tour of the smash hit musical will visit venues across the country until the spring of 2018. Casting, dates and locations for the 2017/18 tour will be announced in due course. (more...)

by Jessica Showers - Mar 13, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: It's a weekend of beginnings - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, SKYLIGHT, HAND TO GOD and FINDING NEVERLAND all start previews, and ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY opens on Sunday! (more...)

Wood, Beaver, Hodges, McGrath & More Join BORN YESTERDAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Producers Philip Morgaman, Anne Caruso/Vincent Caruso, Frankie J. Grande, and James P. MacGilvray have announced that casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway production of Born Yesterday, a comedy by Garson Kanin, directed by Doug Hughes. The production stars Jim Belushi, Robert Sean Leonard, and Nina Arianda and will play Broadway's Cort Theatre, 138 West 48th Street, beginning previews Thursday, March 31, and opening Sunday, April 24. (more...)