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 […]

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

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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

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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 […]

Olivier Award-Winning The Mountaintop Opens on Broadway to Mixed Reviews

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Katori Hall’s new play about the night before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination took the Olivier Award for Best New Play in 2010 after playing a successful run at Trafalgar Studios in London’s West End.  Last night, The Mountaintop opened on Broadway at the Bernard B Jacobs Theatre to mixed reviews.  See […]

Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop Begins Previews

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Katori Hall’s new play about the night before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination took the Olivier Award for Best New Play in 2010 after playing a successful run at Trafalgar Studios in London’s West End.  Now, the story comes to Broadway starring Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction) as Dr. King and Angela […]