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by Roy Berko - Oct 22, 2019
Most Americans know Margaret Atwood as the author of 'The Handmaid's Tale,' the multi-award-winning television series.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2019
New Village Arts presents Lynn Nottage's award-winning drama, INTIMATE APPAREL. The production will be directed by Melissa Coleman-Reed and features a cast of some of San Diego's most prolific and influential performers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly opens its 2019/20 Mainstage season with Nambi E. Kelley's powerful and heart-stopping adaptation of Richard Wright's âNative Sonâ. Directed by Colette Robert, and featuring original music by G. Clausen, the production runs from September 11 to 29, 2019.Â
by Steve Feeney - Aug 2, 2019
The circumstances have changed since the era portrayed in Lynn Nottage's 'Intimate Apparel.' But the struggles that the characters face remain all too recognizable.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's Pay What You Want theatre company, has announced the second production of its 10th Anniversary season, the West Coast premiere of Sucker Punch by Roy Williams, directed by Michael A. Shepperd. Opening is set for Tuesday, June 4, at 8pm. Sucker Punch will play through June 23 only at the Tiger Boxing Gym in West Hollywood.
Photo Flash: Nia Vardalos and More Celebrate Opening Night Of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, hosted a star-studded opening night last evening for The Public Theater production of Tiny Beautiful Things starring Academy Award-nominated writer and actress Nia Vardalos, who reprises the role of Sugar for the Playhouse production. Vardalos originated the role of Sugar at The Public Theater under the direction of Thomas Kail. Â
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
Take a dollop of Grease, mix in some Pump Boys and Dinettes and add a generous dose of Forever Plaid, and you've got the high-octane fun of Route 66! Roger Bean's Route 66 is a jukebox comedy about a gang of rowdy Chicago service station attendants who take an imaginary road-trip from Chicago to L.A. singing tunes by Willie Nelson, Woody Guthrie, Roger Miller and The Beach Boys, just to name a few. They sing, they dance, and they 'act up' in this fast-paced, dynamic show for the entire family.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Main Street Theater kicks off 2019 with the unconventional new comedyÂ The SecretaryÂ by Kyle John Schmidt.Â MST's marks the Second Production of the play which tells the offbeat story of a small town, its wacky residents, and guns with a mind of their own!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
The Donmar Warehouse presents Lynette Linton's production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. Casting includes Leanne Best, Patrick Gibson, Osy Ikhile, Wil Johnson, Stuart McQuarrie, Clare Perkins, Martha Plimpton, Sule Rimi and Sebastian Viveros.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
PlayMakers Repertory CompanyÂ proudly presentsÂ Dominique Morisseau's 'Skeleton Crew,' the searing dramatic final installment in her Detroit Trilogy. Directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton, the production runs from October 10 to 28, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018
Sierra Rep is proud to present two-time Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel. The production will be helmed by the company's Producing Artistic Director Scott Viets. This winner of the 2004 Steinberg New Play Award, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award plays for a limited engagement at the East Sonora Theatre October 12-28.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018
Center Theatre Group's production of 'Sweat' byÂ Lynn NottageÂ will opened at theÂ Mark Taper ForumÂ last night. Check out photos from the event below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018
La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Muller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs from April 14 -Â May 5, 2018Â in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin April 14 for an April 16 opening.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018
La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Muller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs fromÂ April 14 - 29, 2018Â in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews beginÂ April 14Â for anÂ April 16Â opening.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018
The World Premiere ofÂ Don Nguyen'sÂ Hello, From the Children of Planet EarthÂ opensÂ tonight, on March 7 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. Presented byÂ The Playwrights RealmÂ (Katherine Kovner,Â Founding Artistic Director;Â Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) and directed byÂ Jade King Carroll,Â this philosophical, and tender comedy is split between the perspectives of a lesbian couple trying to conceive, and their potential-sperm-donor/aerospace engineer friend as they're stretched to contemplate the unknowns of their future.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018
Following its hit production of MACHINAL, Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to continue its 2017-18 season with the return of Laurence Leamer's critically acclaimed drama ROSE. Recently honored with a 2017 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Solo Performance, celebrated Chicago actress Linda Reiter reprises her role as matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy in this intimate piece directed by Steve Scott. ROSE will play January 12 March 11, 2018 at the Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Main Stage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at greenhousetheater.org, in person at the box office or by calling (773) 404-7336. Season Flex passes are also available. The press opening isMonday, January 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017
Portland Shakespeare Project presents the world premiere of Pericles Wet, by Portland playwright Ellen Margolis. Commissioned by Portland Shakes, Pericles Wet is a masterful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Michael Mendelson. The show will run from December 1 to December 17 on Artists Rep's Alder Stage.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 7, 2017
Critics J. Peter Bergman and Macey Levin once again hosted the ceremony, which saw top honors for Best Play go to the Berkshire Theatre Group's production of David Auburn's Lost Lake, and a tie between Barrington Stage Company's production of Stephen Sondheim's Company and the Mac-Haydn Theatre's production of Hello, Dolly! for Best Musical.
Photo Flash: First Look at CHRISTMAS EVE Starring Niamh Cusack and Patrick Baladi at Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017
Production images are today released for Daniel Kehlmann's new thriller Christmas Eve, starring Niamh Cusack and Patrick Baladi.