Video: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields Will Read Toni Morrison at “Banned Books, LIVE from NYPL: Restricted Access: an American History of Book Banning”

Censorship and book bans are nothing new in American life. In the 19th century, it was the federal Comstock laws barring the delivery and distribution of “every obscene, lewd, or lascivious” book. Today books that highlight race, gender, or sexuality are being yanked from public shelves around the country. According to the American Library Association, the number of banned and challenged books doubled from 2020 … Continue reading Video: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields Will Read Toni Morrison at “Banned Books, LIVE from NYPL: Restricted Access: an American History of Book Banning”

Oct. 7-16: Three-time AUDELCO Award Winner Marjorie Johnson, Donnell E. Smith, Maya Carter, Kara F. Green and More Set for A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Sharon Playhouse

Connecticut’s Sharon Playhouse is presenting the American classic, Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun as the third Mainstage production of 2022 in the Bobbie Olsen Theater, October 7-16. Sharon Playhouse is located at 49 Amenia Road, Sharon, CT 06069. Spencer Scott Barros is at the helm of this intimate, revival of the play featuring Three-time AUDELCO Award Winner Marjorie Johnson as Lena Younger, Donnell E. Smith as Walter Lee … Continue reading Oct. 7-16: Three-time AUDELCO Award Winner Marjorie Johnson, Donnell E. Smith, Maya Carter, Kara F. Green and More Set for A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Sharon Playhouse

Oct. 24: Dramatists Guild Foundation Will Honor Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Paula Vogel, Fashion Designer Jeffrey Banks and DGF Board Member Barbara Olcott at 60th Anniversary Gala at Ziegfeld Ballroom

Dramatists Guild Foundation will present Fashion Designer Jeffrey Banks and DGF Board Member Barbara Olcott with the Patron of the Arts honors for their work to uplift and support the theater community on Monday, October 24th at the 60th Anniversary Gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. The decades-long career of playwright Paula Vogel will be celebrated as this year’s dramatist honor. Jeffrey Banks is an acclaimed Men’s … Continue reading Oct. 24: Dramatists Guild Foundation Will Honor Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Paula Vogel, Fashion Designer Jeffrey Banks and DGF Board Member Barbara Olcott at 60th Anniversary Gala at Ziegfeld Ballroom

Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, Khris Davis, McKinley Belcher III, André De Shields and More Begin Previews for the Broadway Production of DEATH OF A SALESMAN at the Hudson Theatre Tonight

The Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman kicks off previews for the limited 17-week engagement on Saturday, September 17 at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street). Opening night is set for Sunday, October 9. Click here for tickets. A limited number of $35 rush tickets will be released on a first‑come, first‑served basis in the TodayTix app at 9:00am on performance days. Following … Continue reading Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, Khris Davis, McKinley Belcher III, André De Shields and More Begin Previews for the Broadway Production of DEATH OF A SALESMAN at the Hudson Theatre Tonight

Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON will Join Stephen McKinley Henderson, Liza Colón-Zayas, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón & Michael Rispoli in Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY; Previews begin Nov. 30

Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON is making his Broadway debut in the role of “Junior” in the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy, directed by Austin Pendleton. COMMON will join the previously announced original Off-Broadway company members Victor Almanzar (Halfway Bitches Go Straight To Heaven), Elizabeth Canavan (Pipeline, Last Days of Judas Iscariot), Rosal Colón (a … Continue reading Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON will Join Stephen McKinley Henderson, Liza Colón-Zayas, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón & Michael Rispoli in Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY; Previews begin Nov. 30

Final Weekend to see Sonnie Brown, Sasha Diamond, David Lee Huynh, Teresa Avia Lim, Jon Norman Schneider, David Shih, Jillian Sun and Sami Ma in Daniel K. Isaac’s ONCE UPON  A (korean) TIME; Ma-Yi Theater Company to Host Anti-Asian Violence Forum with New York State Assemblymember Ron Kim and Minju Bae

Ma-Yi Theater Company is presenting an Anti-Asian Violence Forum with New York State Assemblymember Ron Kim after the Saturday, September 17th 1:00pm matinee performance of Daniel K. Isaac’s ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME, which opened to critical acclaim on August 31st and has a limited run through September 18. Directed by Obie-winner Ralph B. Peña, Isaac’s epic new play, which was commissioned by Ma-Yi and … Continue reading Final Weekend to see Sonnie Brown, Sasha Diamond, David Lee Huynh, Teresa Avia Lim, Jon Norman Schneider, David Shih, Jillian Sun and Sami Ma in Daniel K. Isaac’s ONCE UPON  A (korean) TIME; Ma-Yi Theater Company to Host Anti-Asian Violence Forum with New York State Assemblymember Ron Kim and Minju Bae

Olivia de Guzman, Blake Hackler, Christina Austin Lopez, Alex Organ, Tiffany Solano, Sally Nystuen Vahle and More Open in Dallas Theater Center’s CLUE Tonight; Performances through Sept. 25

Dallas Theater Center’s Clue, the first production of the 2022-2023 season at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, opens tonight. Clue is directed by Daytime Emmy Award-winning Alan Muraoka; who has appeared on “Sesame Street,” as well as directed, for more than 25 years. Viewers may recognize him as “Alan”, the beloved character who runs Mr. Hooper’s store. Clue, a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery based on … Continue reading Olivia de Guzman, Blake Hackler, Christina Austin Lopez, Alex Organ, Tiffany Solano, Sally Nystuen Vahle and More Open in Dallas Theater Center’s CLUE Tonight; Performances through Sept. 25

First Look: Hyunmin Rhee, Viet Vo, Emjoy Gavino, Rebecca Hirota, and Eric Sharp in Qui Nguyen’s VIETGONE on The Guthrie Theater’s Wurtele Thrust Stage; Performances through Oct. 16

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) is presenting Vietgone by Qui Nguyen, with original music by Shane Rettig and directed by Mina Morita. Vietgone began previews on Sept. 10, and will continue through Oct. 16 on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Opening night is Friday, Sept. 16 at 7:30pm. Single tickets start at $20 for preview performances (September 10–15). All other performances range from $31 to … Continue reading First Look: Hyunmin Rhee, Viet Vo, Emjoy Gavino, Rebecca Hirota, and Eric Sharp in Qui Nguyen’s VIETGONE on The Guthrie Theater’s Wurtele Thrust Stage; Performances through Oct. 16

KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Set for La Jolla Playhouse, Sept. 20-Oct. 16

La Jolla Playhouse’s is presenting the multiple Award-winning solo show, Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord, written and performed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristina Wong (featured in the Playhouse’s Digital WOW production of Binge) and directed by Chay Yew (Playhouse’s Cambodian Rock Band) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, September 20 – October 16. For tickets and information, please visit LaJollaPlayhouse.org. The creative team includes Junghyun Georgia Lee, Scenic Designer; Linda Cho, Costume Designer; Amith Chandrashaker, … Continue reading KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Set for La Jolla Playhouse, Sept. 20-Oct. 16