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Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Hall

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2020
The Tehran Independent Theater will present Sam Sheparda??s a?oeTrue Westa?? on stage beginning September 20.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Vs. Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that its critically acclaimed production of Sam Shepard's masterpiece TRUE WEST, directed by Scott Cummins (Killer Joe, Bug) is EXTENDING AGAIN, one final time, through SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 at Vs. Theatre, 5453 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles.   
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
Steppenwolf unveiled today the programming lineup for its first-ever virtual stagea?"Steppenwolf NOW featuring breakthrough stories written by some of America's most talented voices. Steppenwolf NOW will be accessible to a global audience with Virtual Memberships available for purchase beginning mid-September.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2019
A new adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper opened this weekend at IRT theater in Greenwich Village. The multimedia staging will run until Oct 13th.
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 24, 2019
The last time a Sam Shepard play was in town, London audiences got to see Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn take on True West directed by Matthew Dunster. Now, Alexander Lass is at the helm of Ages of the Moon at The Vaults, marking its premiere in the UK ten years after its debut in Dublin. It stars Christopher Fairbank and Joseph Marcell as lifelong friends, reunited in a cabin in the nowhere USA after life has done its best to burn them out.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Critically-acclaimed Hollywood theatre company The New American Theatre (NAT) will present Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya, directed by Artistic Director Jack Stehlin, who recently was honored along with managing director/producer Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin with a career achievement award from Stage Raw. Subtitled 'Scenes from a Country Life in Four Acts,' Uncle Vanya is adapted by the company from a translation by Constance Garnett. Opening weekend begins Friday November 1 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Following the spectacular season opener 42nd Street in its mainstage, The Umbrella Stage Company will break in its newly constructed black box with an intimate and moving American classic, August Wilson's Fences. (Nov. 1-23). 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) continues their ninth season of original indie theatre with SHE WROTE 'I LOVE YOU' ON THE WALL OF DEATH! The three new plays, inspired by Pulp novels, debut on Thursday, October 24 at 8pm, downstairs at Von Bar on 3 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012. Written by Stephen Gracia and directed by Michael LoPorto, the show is the last installment of D3C's fall 2019 season. Admission is free.
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Paul Dano will play The Riddler in the upcoming Batman film starring Robert Pattison, according to Deadline. This news comes after Jonah Hill and Warner Bros. backed away from talks for Hill to star as the film's villain. When the studio couldn't come to a deal with Hill, they turned to Dano.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Center Theatre Group has selected two local productions for the fourth annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre from March 18 through April 19, 2020. Block Party 2020 will remount Sacred Fools Theater Company's 'The Art Couple' and IAMA Theatre Company's 'Canyon.' The visiting companies will receive the full support of Center Theatre Group and its staff in order to fund, stage and market each production.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Center Theatre Group has selected two local productions for the fourth annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre from March 18 through April 19, 2020. Block Party 2020 will remount Sacred Fools Theater Company's a?oeThe Art Couplea?? and IAMA Theatre Company's a?oeCanyon.a?? The visiting companies will receive the full support of Center Theatre Group and its staff in order to fund, stage and market each production. 
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors) announced today that they have extended performances through December 29 for the Tony Award-winning a?oeBest Playa??a?" THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME by Simon Stephens. Based on award-winning writer Mark Haddon's novel of the same name, the play is directed by Kate Jopson (Circle X Theatre's Hole in the Sky and La Jolla Playhouse's A Willow Grows Aslant). Performances are at Greenway Court Theatre (544 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles), and tickets are available at GreenwayCourtTheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Sam Shepard. Today's play, A Lie of the Mind!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Sam Shepard. Today's play, Fool for Love!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Sam Shepard. Today's play, True West. 
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Sam Shepard. Today's play, Curse of the Starving Class!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Bergen County Players, one of America's longest-running little theater companies, is pleased to continue its 2019-2020 season with Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a loving homage to playwright Anton Chekhov's themes of heartbreak and hope. Directed by Alyson Cohn, this hilarious Broadway sensation will be performed at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell from March 21st through April 18th, 2020. Shows will be on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office at 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell during regular box office hours. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Contains mature language and situations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Casting is set for Sacred Fools Theater Company's production of a?oeThe Art Couple,a?? which will be performed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre as part of Center Theatre Group's fourth annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre. Written by Brendan Hunt and directed by Lauren Van Kurin,
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and the Steppenwolf ensemble announced the 2020/21 Season today. As the storied ensemble theatre company embarks on its 45th season, a lineup of thrilling plays will be featured in its current home at 1650 N Halsted with the final production of the season premiering in the new state-of-the-art theatre building at 1646 N Halsted in August 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
Melbourne Theatre Company today announced the cancellation of its next six productions in a bid to ensure business continuity during this global health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced its 2020/21 Reset Season today featuring a truncated four play lineup (originally six plays) with flexible dates to allow for greater agility in the time of COVID-19, accompanied with a robust slate of original virtual programming.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
This week, Dramatists Play Service's, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features readings by Ethan Hawke, Debra Messing, John Turturro, Daphne Rubin-Vega and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the casting for the first virtual presentation of its 2020 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, presented with generous support from The Storyline Project.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, today announced its hot new August lineup with popular comedy and musical titles to watch all month long! Leading the way this month is Summer Stock, the 1950's movie directed by Charles Walters, which stars Judy Garland, Gene Kelly and Eddie Bracken, on August 1st.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Magic Theatre announced today that the Company will host its first-ever Virtual Gala Fundraiser, Springing Forward, on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. PST / 9:00 p.m. EST. The Gala will feature guest appearances from Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, Taylor Mac, Mfonsio Udofia, Lloyd Suh, and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's live streaming video series called MVT Live, features two of Hawaii's most prolific actor/directors.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The English premiere of acclaimed Northern Irish playwright Joseph Crilly's On McQuillan's Hill opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 4 February 2020 (Press Nights: Thursday, 6 February and Friday, 7 February 2020 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Seattle Rep today announced complete casting for its revival of beloved playwright Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-nominated story of sibling rivalry, True West. Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham directs the play, which is set to star Kevin Anderson (Seattle Rep's Last Of The Boys) and Zachary Ray Sherman (Seattle Rep debut) on the Bagley Wright stage. Single tickets are on sale now (starting at $17) and available through the Seattle Rep Patron Services Office at 206.443.2222 or online at SeattleRep.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
SPACE and Mad Horse Theatre Company present Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' award-winning drama, Appropriate.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Seattle Rep presents Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-nominated story of sibling rivalry, True West. Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham directs the play, which is set to star Kevin Anderson (Seattle Rep's Last Of The Boys) and Zachary Ray Sherman (Seattle Rep debut) on the Bagley Wright stage.
by Jay Irwin - Jan 23, 2020
Most theatergoing people know of Sam Shepard's a?oeTrue Westa??. It's considered a classic of American Theatre. But I have a question for you, a?oeHave you seen it?a?? It's revived every few years on Broadway but not so much locally. And I will admit, I knew it but never had the opportunity to see a production. So, when the Seattle Rep announced it as part of their season, I was thrilled to fill in that gap in my theatrical knowledge. And then when they announced a stellar cast including Kevin Anderson who killed it in last season's a?oeLast of the Boysa??, I was even more thrilled. And now after seeing it (finally) I can see why it's a classic with its superb dialog and storytelling and why actors, such as Anderson, clamor to be able to sink their teeth into these meaty characters when they come around.
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2020
As 2019 comes to a close, we're taking a look back on some of the most memorable performances of the year.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Center Theatre Group's fourth annual Block Party highlights some of the remarkable work being done on other stages throughout Los Angeles by fully producing two previously staged productions.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will celebrate 44 years of trailblazing theatre and with an unforgettable evening inspired by the art and artists of our past, present and future. This phenomenal event will be emceed by esteemed ensemble member Gary Cole (Veep, The West Wing, Office Space), who will also tread the Steppenwolf boards for the first time in 20 years in this summer's production of Catch as Catch Can. A dynamic collaboration between artists and board members, Gala 2020 co-chairs include ensemble member Joan Allen; trustee Susan Berghoef; ensemble members Gary Cole and Sandra Marquez; and trustee Anne Phillips and Don Phillips. The Gala will take place at a new location, the stunningly renovated Old Post Office (415 S. Canal St., Chicago).
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2019
2019 brought us a slew of new shows on Broadway and beyond. From fan favorites like Be More Chill, and Beetlejuice, smash hits like Moulin Rouge! and Hadestown, to plays such as Slave Play, Betrayal, and The Rose Tattoo, this year had something for all theatre fans to enjoy.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
4th Wall Theatre will present the Houston premier of Will Eno's Broadway sensation 'The Realistic Joneses.' Eno's critically acclaimed play will re-unite 4th Wall Co-Artistic Directors Kim Tobin-Lehl and Philip Lehl as Bob and Jennifer Jones. Featured in this all-start cast will be guest artist Vaishnavi Sharma as Pony Jones. Ms. Sharma is perhaps most well-known for her regular appearances on Amazon Prime's 'Mr. Robot' alongside Academy Award-winner Rami Malek. She has also been featured in New York-based BEDLAM Theatre's 'Pygmalion' and the original smash hit production of Kate Hamill's 'Sense and Sensibility.' Drake Simpson will complete this stellar cast as John Jones. Mr. Simpson was last seen in 4th Wall's award-winning productions of 'Lobby Hero' and 'True West.' Returning to 4th Wall to direct is Jennifer Dean, who previously directed a beautifully realized production of 'Collected Stories' by Donald Margulies and a brilliant staging of 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' by Edward Albee. This collaboration of Houston's most highly recognized professional artists and a nationally recognized award-winning guest artist will surely make 'The Realistic Joneses' the theatrical event of the season.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 29, 2019
From Shakespeare to Shepard, Tennessee Williams to Arthur Miller, Broadway was brought to life this year with not only revivals of today's classics, but with new plays that will surely be tomorrow's classics. A whopping 20 plays opened in 2019. Before we get wrapped up in the theatre season ahead, BroadwayWorld wants to stop and salute the shows that made this year great. Check out our 2019 wrap up below!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2019
As we say goodbye to this year, we're flashing back to the opening nights of the shows of 2019. Take a look back at the casts taking their opening bows!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
As we count down the last days of 2019, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their personal choices for their favorite productions of the year. With so many stellar plays, musicals, revivals and new works, both on Broadway and off, a slew of shows have gained recognition from the critics this year. Check out our roundup of 'Best of' lists for theatre this year. Be sure to check back later for new additions as they're released!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
The 39 Steps, brings a heightened production of intrigue and mystery to Tipping Point Theatre starting January 30th. This highly challenging show dashed with unique elements of action and comedy is sure to delight audiences and keep them on the edge of their seats.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2019
Bringing the very best of Sydney Festival to the Riverside Theatres, Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta Park and the Granville Town Hall, the 2020 Parramatta Program will host three world premieres; the debut of Opera Australia's much-anticipated reprisal of Bran Nue Dae; and the return of festival family favourite, Sydney Symphony Under the Stars.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Eleven of the 12 productions in MTCa??s 2020 Season have now been cancelled or forced to close this year as a result of the ongoing COVID crisis and increased restrictions in Victoria.
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
It has been announced that Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem will return next year. The production will star the play's original lead, Mark Rylance, in the role of Johnny 'Rooster' Byron!