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by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
The Billie Holiday Theatre presented its mainstage fall 2020 presentation on Saturday, September 12, with 12 Angry Men...and Women: The Weight of the Wait in partnership with The New Press
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Theatre for a New Audience's New York Premiere of Will Eno's Gnit begins performances tomorrow at Polonsky Shakespeare Center!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
How do we build the future? The year is 1971. Civil rights activist Ann Atwater is fighting a pitched battle to desegregate public schools in her hometown of Durham, North Carolina. C.P. Ellis is the Exalted Cyclops of the local KKK chapter. When a Washington mediator arrives in Durham to negotiate the desegregation process, Ann and C.P. find their mutual poverty puts them on the same side of the table.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Royal Family Productions will remount its acclaimed production of WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Anthony J. Piccione - a playwright who's gained considerable acclaim tackling subjects of gravity like autism, anxiety, and mental illness, now sets his sights on the American healthcare system. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
How do we build the future? The year is 1971. Civil rights activist Ann Atwater is fighting a pitched battle to desegregate public schools in her hometown of Durham, North Carolina. C.P. Ellis is the Exalted Cyclops of the local KKK chapter. When a Washington mediator arrives in Durham to negotiate the desegregation process, Ann and C.P. find their mutual poverty puts them on the same side of the table.
by Shari Barrett - Nov 29, 2019
The dynamic story shared through comedy skits and songs deals with the journeys many women face from admiring their mother's chests (a?oeOne day I'll be like Mommy or Barbie!a??), to training bras and cup sizes, dating while dealing with wandering eyes (a?oeCleavage'), to pumping at work and breastfeeding in public (a?oeDon't Blame Me, My Baby is Hungrya??), to facing breast cancer. The energetic songs incorporate humorous pieces like a?oeLife in Boobs,a?? a?oeWife Beater Tank Top,a?? and a?oeSuck It, Cancera?? to the inspirational a?oeI'm Dianea?? which will tug at your heartstrings and inspire you to accept yourself exactly the way you are.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Chris Isaacson Presents in association with The VFC Project presented #Hash(tag) America at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. #Hash(tag) America is a new theatrical musical, an urgent urban rock concert, and a soul stirring personal testimonial all rolled into one powerful explosion of sound, youth, diversity and truth. 
by Shari Barrett - Oct 28, 2019
Beginning on a basically empty stage with a large center rug and one wooden stool, Birbiglia begins by talking about the first thing he bought as an adult for his first apartment a?' a new couch - and how much he loved sleeping on it. As he gushes about how he loved being wrapped in its warmth, that little stool literally becomes his beloved, overstuffed companion where he reads, writes, eats and sleeps. That is until THE NEW ONE arrives and changes everything!
by Jade Kops - Jul 21, 2019
COME FROM AWAY, Irene Sankoff and David Hein's (Book, Music and Lyrics) multi award winning musical about the other side of the 9/11 story, has captivated Melbourne hearts in its beautiful heartwarming celebration of the best of the human spirit. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
The About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the world premiere of 20/20, an exhilarating dive into recent queer history
by Roy Berko - Jul 11, 2019
'Come From Away' is a special musical that creatively tells a heart-wrenching story of compassion, caring and a display of the best of humanity with humor and pathos. It makes for one of those special moments in the theater. The touring production is beyond excellent and is an absolutely must see!!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
In Conversation with Ashley Teague of Notch Theatre Company and Jessica Kahkoska about Wild Home: An American Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2019
Rehearsal images have been released for next month's revival of true crime drama The Exonerated at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Anticipation is high for the spring return of La Havana Madrid, Chicago Latinx playwright and actor Sandra Delgado'ssmash hit, all-immersive theatrical event inspired by true stories of a 1960's Chicago nightclub and immigrant melting pot, La Havana Madrid.
by Roger Martin - Mar 21, 2019
Wow! Just effing Wow! Miami New Drama's artistic director, Michel Hausmann has mounted a can't believe I'm seeing this bang bang show in Miami Beach's Colony Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018
Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat. Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018
The Hidden Ones, a new production opening this fall in Brooklyn, tells the story of how hope can survive turmoil, how passion can thrive in the bleakest of times, and how silence can speak deafening volumes. Set in a time near the end of World War II, this dance-heavy immersive piece ushers 12 audience members on a journey into a secret location where they are smuggled into a world of true stories of those forced into hiding. The Hidden Ones brings the audience face to face not only with history, but with stories of raw love and humanity as they observe two families work to overcome extraordinary circumstances in the darkest of times.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018
The second company completing their residency this spring is anecdota, presenting the world premiere of SAVED AGAIN AND BY HIM, a solo show created and performed by Erica Fae, with words by Sarah Wakefield, made in collaboration with Nicholas Galanin, running May 23 - June 3, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018
Virago Ensemble is proud to announce the premiere workshop production of the short play KISS THAT FROG by Serena Cates as part of the ensemble's event THROUGH OUR EYES: A COLLECTION OF ALL THAT WE ARE.The play will be followed by performances by special guests showcasing their work in music, spoken word and visual art. As our goal is to empower women's voices, we will also open up the space for more female-identifying artists present at this event as audience members, who would like to express and share their work.