Signature Theatre 2013-14 Season will Feature David Henry Hwang, Edward Albee, August Wilson

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Signature Theatre has announced its seven productions for the 2013-14 Season at the company’s Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center. The Residency One: David Henry Hwang Series continues during the 2013-14 season with the previously announced world premiere of his latest work Kung Fu, directed by Leigh Silverman. Residency One is the continuation of Signature’s core Playwright-in-Residence program that produces […]

Broadway’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Sets Closing Date

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Time to say goodbye to George and Martha. The 50th anniversary Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? will complete its (extended) limited engagement on March 3. At the time of closing, Virginia Woolf will have played 159 performances on Broadway. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? opened on October 13, at the Booth […]

Rob McClure of Chaplin Awarded the Clive Barnes Foundation Award

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Rob McClure, star of Chaplin, received the Clive Barnes Foundation Award in Theater for his performance as Charlie Chaplin. Hosted by Michael Riedel, the third annual Clive Barnes Awards too place yesterday at The Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center. The Clive Barnes Awards is a distinguished annual honor recognizing the work of young […]

Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Extends Through February 24, 2013

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Despite somewhat slow ticket sales, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? has extended its run through February 24, 2013. The production was originally scheduled to close January 27. Last week’s end the production had an average ticket price of just $48.44. Total average for all Broadway productions was $90.38 (plays had an average […]

Review Round-Up: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a Must See Production

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It’s been exactly 50 years since Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee’s modern classic, first opened on Broadway. On October 13th a searing revival opened at the Booth Theatre. Directed by Pam MacKinnon, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company revival stars Tracy Letts as George, in his Broadway acting debut, and Amy Morton as […]

Edward Albee’s VIRGINIA WOOLF Begins Rehearsals Sep 4

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Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? will begin rehearsals today, September 4, 2012, in Chicago at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where this production originally began in December 2010. Previews will begin on September 27, 2012, at the Booth Theatre on Broadway with an official opening on Saturday, October 13, 2012, exactly 50 […]

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Starring Tracy Letts and Amy Morton, Will Play Broadway’s Booth Theatre

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The upcoming revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? has found a Broadway home in the Booth Theatre. The production, directed by Pam MacKinnon and starring Tony Award winner Tracy Letts and Tony Award nominee Amy Morton, will begin performances on September 27 and officially open on October 13, which happens […]

Signature Theatre Names David Henry Hwang as “Residency One” Playwright for 2012-13

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The Signature Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award –winning playwright David Henry Hwang will be the Residency One Playwright for the 2012-2013. Residency One is Signature Theatre Company’s core one-year playwright-in-residence program that produces a series of plays from the body of work of one accomplished writer. Hwang will succeed Athol Fugard, […]