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


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 […]

Signature Theatre’s THE PIANO LESSION Extends One Week

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Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production will play through Sunday, December 16 with an official opening date of November 18. Preview performances will begin on October 30 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing […]

Phylicia Rashad to appear at 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition


Judges have been announced for the 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition, to be held on Monday, May 7th at the August Wilson Theatre. The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the […]

Kenny Leon will work with students in upcoming monologue competition


The August Wilson Monologue Competition will be held on Monday, May 7th at 7p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre. Jujamcun Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company, under the direction of Kenny Leon (Stick Fly, Fences, The Mountaintop,) have announced the 4th annual event, which is free and open to the public. The competition […]