Sunday, March 8, 2020

BWW TV: Ato Blankson-Wood and James Cusati-Moyer Look Back on the Importance of SLAVE PLAY

Provocative. Scalding. Explosive. Radical. Daring. These are just a few words that have used to describe Jeremy O. Harris's latest work- Slave Play, which just concluded its Broadway run at …

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Jeremy O. Harris Signs Deal With HBO to Commission New Theatrical Projects by Olivia Clement

The Slave Play playwright will also develop a pilot and will return to Euphoria as a co-producer.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

SLAVE PLAY Playwright Jeremy O. Harris Signs Two-Year Deal with HBO

According to Deadline, playwright Jeremy O. Harris, who made his Broadway debut in 2019 with Slave Play, has just signed a two-year deal with HBO, where he is developing a pilot and returnin…

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‘Slave Play’ Author Jeremy O. Harris Signs Two-Year HBO Deal, Developing Pilot by Greg Evans

Slave Play playwright Jeremy O. Harris has entered a two-year overall deal with HBO, and is developing an untitled pilot as well as returning to the HBO series Euphoria as co-producer. The …

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

BWW Invite: Get Up-Close and Personal with SLAVE PLAY Stars Ato Blankson-Wood and James Cusati-Moyer!

You're invited to a Q&A with cast members Ato Blankson-Wood & James Cusati-Moyer from Jeremy O'Harris' searing Slave Play in conversation with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. The even…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Spring 2020 stage preview: 15 plays and musicals to look out for by Jessica Derschowitz and Marc Snetiker

Must-see shows, must-believe revivals, and major stars — this spring, New York’s stages have them all. From rollicking royals to some welcome Company, here are six seasonal trends worth…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Krysta Rodriguez to Play Liza Minnelli in Ryan Murphy's Halston Series for Netflix by Diep Tran

Producer Ryan Murphy has released the first look at his upcoming Halston series on Netflix, starring Ewan McGregor as the famed fashion designer who designed for Jackie Kennedy and who the…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘Gun & Powder’ at Signature Theatre by Lynne Menefee

The world premiere of the new musical, “Gun & Powder,” at Signature Theatre was sold out shortly after opening and deservedly so. With book and lyrics by Angelica Chéri, music by R…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

The Friday 5: 5 Shows I'm Surprised I Did See by JK

A couple of weeks ago, The Friday 5 was about 5 shows I'm surprised I've never seen. This week I thought I'd list 5 shows I'm surprised I actually did see! Maybe they were short running sho…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Off-Broadway's The Visitor Completes Casting With Alysha Deslorieux by Dan Meyer

The Hamilton alum steps in for Slave Play's Joaquina Kalukango, who had to withdraw from the production due to scheduling conflicts.

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Cast Complete for U.K. Premiere of Jeremy O. Harris’ ’Daddy’ by Andrew Gans

The melodrama from the author of Slave Play will begin performances at the Almeida Theatre March 30.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Theatre in Black and White: Antoinette Nwandu & Graham Schmidt by American Theatre Editors

Married theatremakers talk about what took home from 'Fairview,' 'Slave Play,' and 'What to Send Up When It Goes Down.'

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Theatre Communications Group Publishes SLAVE PLAY By Jeremy O. Harris

Theatre Communications Group has announced the publication of Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris.

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Audra McDonald-Led A Streetcar Named Desire to Launch New Season at Williamstown Theatre Festival by Andy Lefkowitz

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will headline a new mounting of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire this summer at Williamstown Theatre Festival. McDonald will play Blanche DuBo…

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: Joaquina Kalukango Honors 'Greatest Of All Time' Audra McDonald by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater artists who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those t…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

A Look at Hamilton’s Solea Pfeiffer, Emmy Raver-Lampman, and More in New Musical Gun & Powder by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere, directed by Slave Play’s Robert O’Hara, opened at Virginia’s Signature Theatre February 5.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Watch a Sneak Peek at Hamilton’s Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman in New Musical Gun & Powder by Andrew Gans

Slave Play's Robert O’Hara directs the world premiere, which opens February 5 at Virginia’s Signature Theatre

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Hamilton’s Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Star in New Musical Gun & Powder, Opening February 5 by Andrew Gans

Slave Play's Robert O’Hara directs the world premiere of the new musical at Virginia’s Signature Theatre.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

2020 Tony Award eligibility rulings Round 2: ‘The Inheritance,’ ‘Slave Play,’ and more by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time during the 2019-2020 Broadway season to discuss eligibility of eleven productions for the 2020 American Theatre Wing’s 74th…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Tonys Announce Second Set of Rulings for 2019-2020 Season: Three Inheritance Stars Deemed Leads & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on January 30 for the second time this season to confirm the eligibility status of 11 Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2020 T…

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Tony Awards Eligibility Determined for Tina, Jagged Little Pill, Slave Play, and More

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has released its second set of rulings for the 2019-20 season.

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Tony Awards Administration Committee makes second round of determinations by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time this season to discuss eligibility of 11 Broadway productions.  The productions discussed were “The Great Society,” “S…

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Tony Awards Determine Eligibility for Tina, Slave Play, Jagged Little Pill, More by Ryan McPhee

The Administration Committee met for the second time this season before the 74th annual ceremony.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Watch Hamilton Stars Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Belt Out ’Wide Open Plains’ From Gun & Powder by Andrew Gans

Slave Play's Robert O’Hara directs the world premiere of the new musical at Virginia’s Signature Theatre.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

A ‘Slave Play’ Post-Mortem By The Cast And Creative Team by Artsjournal1

Producer Greg Nobile: “Just north of 30 percent of our audience were what we call ‘new to file,’ which means they were actually first-time ticket buyers, which is an incredible number.…

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Sony Pictures Acquires Foreign Distribution Rights to ZOLA, Written by Jeremy O. Harris

Deadline reports that Sony Pictures bought the foreign distribution rights to 'Zola,' the Twitter-originated film directed by Janicza Bravo and written by Bravo and 'Slave Play' playwright J…

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Odds & Ends: Inheritance & Slave Play Scribes to Be Honored by Human Rights Campaign & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Inheritance & Slave Play Scribes to Be Honored by Human Rights Campaign The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest L…

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Was Broadway Ready for ‘Slave Play’? by Elizabeth A. Harris and Reggie Ugwu

The show about race, sex and trauma didn’t earn back its costs, but did demonstrate that audiences would turn out to see, and argue about, risky material.

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Broadway Playwrights Jeremy O. Harris & Matthew Lopez To Receive HRC’s LGBTQ Equality Award by Greg Evans

Broadway playwrights Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play) and Matthew Lopez (The Inheritance) will be honored by the Human Rights Campaign with each receiving this year’s HRC Equality Award. HRC,…

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Slave Play's Jeremy O. Harris and The Inheritance's Matthew Lopez to Be Honored at Human Rights Campaign Gala by Ryan McPhee

The two playwrights will receive the HRC Equality Award at the February event.

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Photo Flash: Emmy Raver-Lampman, Solea Pfeiffer, and More in Rehearsal For GUN & POWDER at Signature Theatre

Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman star as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Gun & Powder with book and lyrics by Angelica Chér…

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