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Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th Street
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020
This week's list includes a recording of Nick Cordero's cabaret performance at Feinstein's/54 Below, as well as new music from Laura Benanti, the script of Linda Vista by Tracy Letts, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2019
The critically acclaimed theatrical tour de force, VASLAV, starring Godfrey Johnson directed by Lara Bye, comes to The Fugard Studio Theatre for a limited season from 5 November.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 18, 2020
VP Records builds anticipation for the release of the Dancehall Anthems compilation project with the release of “Lots of Sign” by Wayne Marshall, a cover of the Tenor Saw song originally released in 1985.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2020
As part of Rubicon Theatre's continuing September Blitz of more than 30 events in 30 days, the company presents the world premiere of a new play written in this moment and for this moment by TAYLOR FAGINS -- A SONG.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2020
As part of Rubicon Theatrea??s continuing September Blitz of more than 30 events in 30 days, the company presents the world premiere of a new play written in this moment and for this moment by TAYLOR FAGINS -- A SONG. Helmed by by Rubicona??s new Associate Artistic Director CHRIS BUTLER, A SONG will be livestreamed for free on Saturday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 8, 2019
Classic Stage Company kicks off its 2019-20 season on Thursday, October 10, when previews begin for artistic director John Doyle's new staging of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, opening October 27 and running through December 15 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th St, New York). Today CSC announces that Timothy Douglas will direct Tristan Bernays' retelling of Frankenstein (beginning January 30), which the company will pair with Kate Hamill's reimagining of Dracula (starting January 14), directed by Sarna Lapine, to form a thrilling repertory cycle of adaptations of two legendary Gothic nightmares by emerging playwrights.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020
Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Andrew Borba and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, today announced the appointment of Stori Ayers as Associate Artistic Director.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2019
With her production of the world première of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces Pass Over, A Museum in Baghdad and The Glee Club which will be staged at Kiln Theatre in 2020, following the previously announced Snowflake by Mike Bartlett.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2019
Chance Theater announces its 22nd Anniversary Season, which will be the sixth to employ both stages in its home at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center. Next year will feature eight fully-staged productions. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 10, 2019
Available October 25, 2019, Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world's largest reggae label.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2019
The Everyman & Playhouse has announced casting for this year's Playhouse Christmas production of Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2019
Dael Orlandersmith celebrates her 60th birthday with a special benefit evening at the Wild Project. The event takes place on Saturday, November 23 at 7 pm at Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street, between Avenues A & B). Tickets are $60 - $100 (including food and drink) and will benefit the Wild Project's mission and programming. Advance tickets can be purchased online at
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2019
With Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit playing its final week and Mike Bartlett's Snowflake in rehearsals, Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the full cast for her production of the UK première of Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over. Joining the previously announced Paapa Essiedu (Moses), are Alexander Eliot (Mister/Ossifer) and Gershwyn Eustache Jnr (Kitch). The production opens on 19 February 2020, with previews from 13 February, and runs until 21 March.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 24, 2020
The Traverse Theatre are delivering a Festive Feast of shows, films and events to round off 2020 in their all year-round digital festival venue, Traverse 3, throughout December.
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2019
Arcola Theatre today announces the European premiere of Until The Flood, written and performed by Pulitzer Prize nominee Dael Orlandersmith. The production, directed by Neel Keller, will be the first by Arcola Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival. It opens at the Traverse Theatre on 2 August, with previews from 1 August, and runs until 24 August. It then transfers to Arcola Theatre, London, opening on 6 September, with previews from 4 September and running until 28 September.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 14, 2019
Garry Marshall Theatre presents Deidrie Henry in the Broadway play Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson for 15 performances May 15 to June 2, 2019 (press opening is Friday, May 17). The director is Gregg T. Daniel and playing Jimmy Powers is musical director Abdul Hamid Royal.  Daniel most recently directed The Mountaintop for Garry Marshall Theatre.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 11, 2020
Theatre Communications Group has announced the publication of Until the Flood by Dael Orlandersmith. Until the Flood was commissioned by and received its world premiere at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri in the fall of 2016.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Broadway veteran Laiona Michelle, writer and star of the George Street Playhouse’s production of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical has joined the staff of George Street Playhouse as Artistic Associate. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020
Milwaukee Rep will present the world premiere of  Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming of a Son by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith and Antonio Edwards Suarez for a limited two week run in the Stiemke Studio March 24 - April 5, 2020. Antonio's Song / I Was Dreaming Of A Son features Antonio Edwards Suarez (The Night is a Child, Milwaukee Rep) in a personal solo/movement drama that explores the sins of our fathers and mothers as well as the gifts they bestow upon us in a poetic journey that will question/challenge the legacy of stereotypes.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 22, 2021
Merrimack Repertory Theatre will present the New England premiere of Until the Flood by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith from April 17 to May 2 – via video on demand only, according to Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2020
Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is sad to announce that the upcoming productions of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity and Actually (which had replaced Yellowman in its 22nd Anniversary Season) will be canceled.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2020
Laiona Michelle, writer and star of the critically acclaimed LITTLE GIRL BLUE: THE NINA SIMONE MUSICAL, which enjoyed a record-breaking sold-out run in 2019, will return to George Street Playhouse for one night only on Thursday, March 19th at 7:30 pm. AN EVENING WITH LAIONA MICHELLE, at George Street's new home in the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, will celebrate the music of Nina Simone and classic Broadway.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021
MRT will return with two new productions – on film – this spring: Dael Orlandersmith’s Until the Flood, based on a series of interviews after Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, MO, and Rebecca Gilman’s A Woman of the World, an evening with the adventurous woman who introduced Emily Dickinson to America.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2021
Theatre Communications Group has announced the second iteration of TCG Books' First Fridays, featuring Dael Orlandersmith, author of Until the Flood, in conversation on Facebook Live, Friday, March 5, 2021 at 7:00pm ET. TCG Books' First Fridays series features authors from TCG Books' roster in conversation about their work on the first Friday of every month.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2019
With a picnic hosted by the Board of Trustees, the Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University welcomes 2019 company members. Attended by CATF partners, donors, and community members, this annual event is the first time CATF's 2019 company comes to celebrate the six new plays they are about to create. These artists, from around the country, including cities such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, gather in historic Shepherdstown to create the future of American theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2021
The Wilma Theater's Co-Artistic Director Blanka Zizka has announced that on July 31, 2021, she will step back from the theater she co-founded. During her 40 years of work at the Wilma, she has become one of the most renowned theater artists in Philadelphia and in the country.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020
Milwaukee Rep continues From Our Home to Your Home online programming through September thanks to the support of Donald & Donna Baumgartner, Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Family and the donors to the Double-Down for Artists Challenge which raised a total of $109,000 to support Milwaukee Rep's artists that have been severely impacted by COVID-19.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021
George Street Playhouse will welcome students ages 5 thru 18 to participate in a  FREE one-day only acting workshop for budding artists on Saturday, June 26 from 9 am to 12:30 pm.   
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2019
Director Mark Clements and Executive Director Chad Bauman are expanding the leadership team at Milwaukee Repertory Theater with three exceptional female leaders.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 8, 2019
And now of course we are into the story of Antonio's family of origin, and the world of his origin, which has conditioned him to behave this way, which implicitly and explicitly looks to its men to solve problems with violence.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 30, 2020
The Board of Directors of RUBICON THEATRE of Ventura, California, has appointed Ovation, NAACP and Garland Award-Winner CHRIS BUTLER as the company's new Associate Artistic Director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company is launching its Reimagined 2020 Season with the online premiere of ONE ROOM, the first project in its new works initiative, Weston Writers.
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2020
This week's episode will feature Devanand Janki, founder of Live & In Color. Located in Salem, CT, Live & In Color develops new works that celebrate diversity, emphasizing non-traditional casting and multi-ethnic participants.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2019
Royal & Derngate and English Touring Theatre today announce the full cast for Nancy Medina's production of August Wilson's Two Trains Running. Medina directs Geoff Aymer (West), Ray Emmet Brown (Wolf), Derek Ezenagu (Hambone), Andrew French (Memphis), Leon Herbert (Holloway), Michael Salami (Sterling) and Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Risa). The production opens at Royal & Derngate Northampton on 4 September, with previews from 31 August and runs until 14 September before embarking on a UK tour to Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, Cast Doncaster, New Wolsey Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and Derby Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2019
With Blues in the Night about to open at the theatre, and The Son soon to transfer to the West End, Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the full cast for her production of the world premiere of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit - Ayesha Dharker (Hema), Bally Gill (Akshay), Mariam Haque (Uma / Kavita), Asif Khan (Gopi / Inspector), Aryana Ramkhalawon (Ragini), Paul G Raymond (David) and Soni Razdan (Jaya). The production opens on 29 October, with previews from 23 October, and runs until 30 November.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 29, 2020
Currently in previews, a?oeUntil the Flooda?? will open at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Wednesday, January 29 at 8 p.m. Written and starring Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Neel Keller, a?oeUntil the Flooda?? will continue through February 23. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 24, 2020
Performances begin on January 24 for a?oeUntil the Flooda?? at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Written and starring Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Neel Keller, a?oeUntil the Flooda?? will continue through February 23. The opening is set for January 29.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2020
Oren Safdie, a nationally celebrated playwright of contemporary architecture culture, will have his play, Color Blind, presented as a staged performance at the Center for Architecture in New York. The play was featured at the 2019 Symposium on Race & Architecture at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and recently won the Kevin Tierney Prize for best new English language play in Quebec.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2020
The Washington Stage Guild continues its season of great writers with the Washington premiere of Bloomsday by Steven Dietz. This delicate, time-bending romance is set in James Joyce's Dublin on June 16th, the date on which Joyce's Ulysses is set. Robert returns to that city 35 years after meeting Caithleen on a walking tour of Joyce's Dublin. He and Cait meet again and revisit their youthful relationship, amid the echoes of Joyce's masterwork, and the missed connections of that earlier time in their lives. Helen Hayes Award winning Kasi Campbell will direct. A post-show discussion will follow the Sunday matinee on February 2nd, James Joyce's birthday.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2021
Chance Theater is making a commitment to the Southern California community in 2021 -- it will produce five shows with local artists during its 23rd Anniversary Season. There will be no cancellations. The shows will be performed either in-person or on a virtual platform. Therefore… “No Risk. All Chance.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020
The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights.
by Student Blogger: Emily Earle - Feb 17, 2021
This Black History Month, celebrate the work of Black artists while expanding your knowledge of theatre history.
by Meet the Cast - Dec 27, 2019
A Soldier's Play is officially in previews on Broadway! A Soldier's Play opens officially on January 21, 2020. This is a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). It stars David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, Nnamdi Asomugha, Jerry O'Connell, McKinley Belcher III, Rob Demery, Jared Grimes, Billy Eugene Jones, Nate Mann, Warner Miller, J. Alphonse Nicholson and Lee Aaron Rosen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2019
Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for The Gospel at Colonus running January 17-26, 2020 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020
Burning Coal Theatre Company will present Two Plays by Dael Orlandersmith, Forever and Until the Flood. Both focuses on themes of loss, family, and economic and societal impediments faced by the African American communities in the latter half of the 20th century and into the 21st century.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 23, 2019
Today, Los Angeles based artist, Lion Child debuts her nine-song studio album, 'LION CHILD.' Her single 'Mixing Chemicals' was released on July 26, with a follow-up single release of 'Famous Weekend Lover' on August 09.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in partnership with Nhimbe Trust Zimbabwe and supported by the British Council today announce Here, There, Now, a new digital storytelling collaboration that will bring together young Black women, aged 18 – 25, from West London and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2019
Garry Marshall Theatre presents Deidrie Henry in the Broadway play Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson for 15 performances May 15 to June 2, 2019 (press opening is Friday, May 17). The director is Gregg T. Daniel and playing Jimmy Powers is musical director Abdul Hamid Royal. Daniel most recently directed The Mountaintop for Garry Marshall Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2020
Kiln Theatre today launches Kiln Insight with free masterclasses with Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham and Associate Director Susie McKenna.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, adapted and directed by Michael Barakiva. Presented in two parts, this event will feature Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Stephen Bel Davies, Sheldon Best, Gisela Chípe, Robert Cuccioli and more.