Dec. 15: Justin Guarini, Garth Kravits, Geoff and Chelsea Packard, Lonny Price, Jay Russell, Riley Bultemeier, Janine DiVita and Fred White to perform in Musical Farewell Revue for Jed Bernstein at Bucks County Playhouse
Justin Guarini and Garth Kravits, Geoff and Chelsea Packard, Lonny Price, Jay Russell, Riley Bultemeier, Janine DiVita and Fred White are among the artists who will perform in a one-time exclusive musical farewell revue for audience members of the 2pm performance of Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play on Sunday, December 15th at Bucks County Playhouse, to celebrate the dramatic impact of Producing Director Jed Bernstein on the Bucks County Playhouse.
I sat down with Garth Kravits to chat about his latest gigs – singing at Joe’s Pub this summer in I Could Use a Drink; appearing in Gettin’ The Band Back Together at George Street Playhouse this Fall; and Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play.
Lia Chang: Signature’s Revival of The Piano Lesson Sweeps AUDELCO’s with 8 Wins including Best Revival, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Roslyn Ruff, Chuck Cooper and Brandon J. Dirden; Also Among 2013 “VIV” Winners – Wild with Happy’s Colman Domingo and Sharon Washington, and Storyville’s Mercedes Ellington
Signature Theatre Company’s Revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson was the big winner at Dance! Dance! Dance!, the 41st Annual Vivian Robinson/AUDELCO “VIV” Recognition Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre, held in the Peter Jay Stark Theatre at Symphony Space in New York, on Monday, November 25, 2013.
Dec. 4 – 29: Garth Kravits Returns to Bucks County Playhouse for Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play
Garth Kravits, who appeared in The Drowsy Chaperone on Broadway, had such a joyful experience in last year’s Bucks County holiday show It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, that he has returned for a second season for Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play, both adapted by Joe Landry. Helmed by Playhouse alumni Gordon Greenberg, with choreography by Lorin Latarro, Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play also features Geoff Packard, Jay Russell, Lauren Molina, Chelsea Packard and Victoria Cook. Performances run from December 4-29, 2013, at the Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street in New Hope, PA.
Feb. 4 – Mar. 16: Cole Horibe, Francis Jue, Peter Kim and More Set for Signature’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu
Emmanuel Brown, Clifton Duncan, Bradley Fong, Francis Jue, Peter Kim, Ari Loeb, Reed Luplau, Kristen Faith Oei and Christopher Vo Set for Signature’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu.
Dec. 16: Award Winning Playwrights Rajiv Joseph and Tarell Alvin McCraney, the focus of PBS Film, Playwright: From Page to Stage
Playwrights Rajiv Joseph, a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Bengal Tiger in The Baghdad Zoo, and Tarell Alvin McCraney, both Steinberg Playwright Award honorees, are the focus of a new film from director Robert Levi, Playwright: From Page to Stage , which premieres on Independent Lens on December 16, 2013 on PBS.
Lia Chang Photos: Cheryl Lynn Bruce, André De Shields, Sandra Marquez, Chay Yew, Dennis Zacek and More Celebrate Opening Night of Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins at Victory Gardens
Photos: Cheryl Lynn Bruce, André De Shields, Sandra Marquez, Chay Yew, Dennis Zacek and More Celebrate Opening Night of Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins at Victory Gardens
Lia Chang Photos: David Henry Hwang, Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph honored at Sixth Annual Steinberg Playwright “Mimi” Awards
David Henry Hwang, Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph honored at Sixth Annual Steinberg Playwright “Mimi” Awards
Lia Chang Photos: Christine Toy Johnson, Baayork Lee, Jose Llana, Ann Harada, Dodie Pettit and More at Charles Randolph-Wright’s “Three Voices” concert series at Stage 72
Christine’s concert, helmed by Bruce Alan Johnson, featured musical director David Dabbon on piano and Jeff Roberts on drums, with guest appearances by Baayork Lee and Jose Llana.
Lia Chang: Nov. 14 – Dec. 29: Paolo Montalban and Eileen Ward Lead Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s Production of The King and I
Paolo Montalban and Eileen Ward lead the cast of Olney Theatre Center’s production of The King and I, November 14 – December 29, 2013. Mark Waldrop directs.
It’s been fourteen years since my mother died and there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t miss her. I wrote this article shortly after her death, highlighting her achievements as an Asian American Union Activist.
Jan. 9 – Feb. 9: Jarlath Conroy, Rebecca Brooksher, Eric Martin Brown, Ryan Garbayo, Rocco Sisto, Nick Westrate Set for Red Bull’s Off-Broadway Revival of Loot
Red Bull Theater presents the first-ever Off Broadway revival of Loot by Joe Orton, at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker & Hudson Streets), from January 9 – February 9, 2014.