An Octoroon on Stage Videos

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by Stage Tube - May 30, 2018
Get a first look at Signature Theatre's D.C. premiere of The Scottsboro Boys, directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018
Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press. The Scottsboro Boys is centered around nine young African-American teenagers who were ripped off a train in 1931, falsely accused of a crime, hastily tried and sentenced to death in an outrageous disregard of due process. The Scottsboro Boys will run from May 22 - July 1 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2018
Robert Lepage will make his Stratford debut directing Coriolanus, featuring Andre Sills in the title role. A veteran of the Birmingham Conservatory and four seasons at Stratford, Mr. Sills has been at the Shaw Festival most recently, with leading roles in 'Master Harold'... and the Boys and An Octoroon. The production will also feature Graham Abbey as Tullus Aufidius, Michael Blake as Cominuis, Tom McCamus as Menenius Agrippa, Stephen Ouimette as Junius Brutus, Lucy Peacock as Volumnia and Tom Rooney as Sicinius Velutus.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. An Octoroon is currently in previews for an opening tomorrow, September 9, and the play runs through October 1 on the Alder Stage. BroadwayWorld has a look behind the scenes in the video below!
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2017
"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2017
The brilliant Mimi Lien earned one of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812's twelve Tony nominations, for her scenic design. Below, watch as she chats about transforming the Imperial Theatre, in additional to the show's other stops on the road to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2017
Ring Twice for Miranda, written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob) is currently in previews at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) and will officially open on February 12th. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2017
Rehearsals kicked off in December for the new play Ring Twice for Miranda, written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob). Click below to go behind-the-scenes with the cast and creative team!
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2016
Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). Directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges in her New York City directorial debut, the world premiere opened on October 22 and runs through November 20. Check out interviews and footage from opening night in the video below!
by Michael Dale - Aug 5, 2016
The play's historical characters are all men but they're scripted to be played by women.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 1, 2015
Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of Whorl Inside a Loop, a new play by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan, the creative team behind the Tony-nominated, critically acclaimed hit, Everyday Rapture, which had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2009. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP just opened last week at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Aug 29, 2015
Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of Whorl Inside a Loop, a new play byDick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan, the creative team behind the Tony-nominated, critically acclaimed hit, Everyday Rapture, which had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2009. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opened on August 27, 2015 at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street).
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2015
The Guidance Department is excited to announce their Kickstarter campaign to fund the final three episodes of a six-episode first season of their new dark comedy, MS. GUIDANCE. Click below to watch the Kickstarter video, and click here to learn more about the project!
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2015
This week's 'Backstage on Broadway' on New York's PIX 11 features Broadway's latest crop of animal stars and their trainers.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2015
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured the cast of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME: Alex Sharp, Francesca Faridany, Ian Barford, Enid Graham, Taylor Trensch and Helen Carey, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out Part 1 of the interview below!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 7, 2014
The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, officially opened Sunday night, October 5. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night and below, you can check out interviews with the cast and creative team!
by TV - Red Carpets - Oct 6, 2014
The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, officially opened last night, October 5. BroadwayWorld'S Richard ridge was on the red carpet to chat with all of the high-profile guests, and you can check out interviews with Tyne Daly, Steven Pasquale, Tony Danza and more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2014
The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, will officially open on Sunday, October 5. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2014
Watch Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In the fifth and sixth segments in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens continue their discussions about adapting the best-selling book into a stage play and bringing the play from the West End to Broadway.