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by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018
Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, and Transport Group,Â under the leadership of Jack Cummings III (Artistic Director) and Lori Fineman (Executive Director), present a new production of Tennessee Williams'Â SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of The Transport Group, now inÂ previews at CSC (136 East 13thÂ Street) for a limited engagement throughÂ Sunday, May 20.Â Opening night isÂ Thursday, May 3.Â Â The cast ofÂ SUMMER AND SMOKEÂ will featureÂ Glenna BruckenÂ (Rosemary),Â Phillip ClarkÂ (Dr. Buchanan),Â Nathan DarrowÂ (John Buchanan),Â Â Hannah EllessÂ (Nellie Ewell),Â Elena HurstÂ (Rosa Gonzales),Â Marin IrelandÂ (Alma Winemiller),Â Tina Johnson(Mrs. Bassett),Â Gerardo RodriguezÂ (Papa Gonzales),Â T. Ryder SmithÂ (Reverend Winemiller),Â Ryan SpahnÂ (Archie Kramer),Jonathan SpiveyÂ (Roger Doremus), andÂ Barbara WalshÂ (Mrs. Winemiller).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
From the playwright and producers of Hit the Wall comes the West Coast premiere of Exit Strategy by acclaimed Chicago playwrightÂ Ike Holter. First produced in Chicago in 2014 and then off-Broadway in 2016, this fiery and poetic play will be directed by Deena Selenow. Three preview performances are scheduled for September 26, 27, and 28, and opening is set for Friday, September 29 at 8pm. The run will continue through November 5 in the Davidson/Valentini Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017
The New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by Weyni Mengesha, presented byÂ RattlestickÂ Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project, celebrated its opening night on May 10. Attendees included Ethan Lipton, Leigh Silverman and Keith Randolph Smith. The opening night party and celebration took place at Macondo West (2 Bank St.), and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, in collaboration with The Sol Project, presents the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham'), Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project is presenting the New York premiere ofÂ Martin Zimmerman'sÂ meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge,Â Seven Spots On The Sun,Â starringÂ Flora DiazÂ (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham') as Belen,Â PeterÂ Jay FernandezÂ (Broadway:Â All the Way,Â Cyrano de Bergerac) as Eugenio andÂ Flor De Liz PerezÂ (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End:Â The Motherf**ker with the Hat,Â Dolphins and Sharks)Â as Monica.Â 2016 Dora Award winnerÂ Weyni MengeshaÂ directs.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017
Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Other Than Honorable by Jamie Pachino. Other Than Honorable is directed by Kimberly Senior and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from April 25 - May 21.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017
In Michael McKeever's compelling new play,Â Daniel's Husband,Â we see Daniel and Mitchell enjoying life as the Perfect Couple. Perfect house, perfect friends, even a mother who wants them to wed. What isn't perfect is that Daniel longs to be married and Mitchell does not.Â
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017
Playwrights Horizons presents theÂ world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), The Profane is currently in previews and opens on April 9 at theÂ Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) for a run throughÂ April 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 14, 2017
Playwrights HorizonsÂ will present the world premiere of THE PROFANE, a new play byÂ Zayd DohrnÂ (Outside People, Reborning). Directed byÂ Kip FaganÂ (Grand Concourse at, Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016
The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, presented the 6th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards on June 21st at Sardi's, honoring outstanding achievement in Off Broadway theatre for the 2015 - 2016 season. Honorees were on hand to receive their awards and Anne Jackson & Eli Wallach, Anne Meara, and Elizabeth Swados were posthumously inducted into the Off Broadway Hall of Fame. Scroll down for photos from the event!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016
Lookingglass Theatre CompanyÂ continues its 28thÂ Season withÂ Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure, written byÂ Ensemble MemberÂ Kevin Douglas, and co-directed by Ensemble MemberÂ J. Nicole BrooksÂ andÂ Krissy Vanderwarker.Â Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville AdventureÂ runsÂ June 1Â -Â August 14, 2016Â atÂ Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.Â The Press Opening isÂ Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.Â Â
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 13, 2016
Primary Stages presents EXIT STRATEGY, a New York premiere by Ike Holter (Hit the Wall) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse).Â The limited engagement runs now through May 6, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane TheatreÂ and features Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly,Rey Lucas, Deirdre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016
Primary Stages and Catherine Adler & Jamie deRoy present EXIT STRATEGY, a New York premiere by Ike Holter (Hit the Wall) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse). The limited engagement runs through May 6, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre and features Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly, Rey Lucas, Deirdre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, and Ryan Spahn. Opening night is Tuesday, April 12. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2016
Primary StagesÂ will soon present Exit Strategy, a New York premiere byÂ Ike HolterÂ (Hit the Wall)and directed byÂ Kip FaganÂ (Grand Concourse). The limited engagement runs March 30 - May 6, 2016 atÂ Primary StagesÂ at theÂ Cherry Lane TheatreÂ and featuresÂ Michael Cullen, AimeÂ Donna Kelly,Â Rey Lucas,Â Deirdre Madigan,Â Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, andÂ Ryan Spahn. Opening night is Tuesday, April 12at 8PM. Exit Strategy is produced in association with Philadelphia Theater Company.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016
First Floor Theater (FFT) is thrilled to announce the second show of their fourth season, the Chicago premiere of THE AWAKE, Ken Urban's lyrical and highly theatrical exploration of interrogation, government control, and the compulsive power of dreams, directed by Josh Altman. Hailed by the New York Times as "Extraordinarily ambitious! Ken Urban's words are poetry!' (Critics Pick), THE AWAKE plays February 14 - March 12 at Collaboraction's Room 300 Theater in The Flat Iron Arts Building.