Going large was the right move for this transfer of “An Octoroon,” Soho Rep’s madly popular, 2014 OBIE Award-winning hit show. Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’ subversively funny alternative version of Dion…
Is “Fun Home” the first Tony contender of the 2014-15 Broadway season? The Lisa Kron-Jeanine Tesori musical has notched a slew of prominent legit kudos in advance of its planned opening next year on…
In a pre-Toronto festival move, Richard Gere has signed to star in indie drama "Franny," re-teaming with "Arbitrage" producer Treehouse Pictures.
With the legit producing landscape and the nation's network of nonprofit theaters evolving in major ways over the years, the 37-year-old Humana Festival of New American Plays may not occupy the same…
A world premiere by Edward Albee and the U.S. bow of Caryl Churchill's new play are among notable additions to Off Broadway's 2013-14 lineup.
The Sundance Institute's Theater Program will present its inaugural Tennesee Williams Award to playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the scribe whose latest play will bow later this spring at the Humana…
Off Broadway's Signature Theater has tapped Martha Clarke and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins as the latest additions to its Residency Five program, which promises three full productions to each writer over…
World premieres by playwrights including Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Rinne Groff and Sam Marks -- plus a 10-minute offering from Sarah Ruhl -- are among the shows rounding out the 2013 lineup of the…
Savagely funny cartoon of a play about racial identity in a post-racial society.