What Would Jesus’s Disciples Do? In New Musical ‘The 12,’ They Rock Out
March 13, 2015
DENVER: Robert Schenkkan had just written two plays about a charismatic leader who made a world-changing difference in millions of people’s lives, despite the meddling and misunderstanding of his inferiors. So what better way to follow up All the Way and The Great Society—a pair of historical dramas about President LBJ’s struggle to pass landmark civil rights and public welfare legislation, where the former play went to Broadway and nabbed a best play Tony—than to write about Jesus and his squabbling, imperfect disciples? To read more, click here.
THE TWELVE opens rehearsals with a mandate to dig deep
March 5, 2015
When Producing Artistic Director Kent Thompson was considering The 12 to fill the final slot of the DCPA Theatre Company’s 2014-15 season, he knew the new musical would make for a unique and unusual choice and that the story would be compelling, and the music engaging. To read more, click here.
SCHENKKAN VOTED ONTO DRAMATIST GUILD COUNCIL!
March 4, 2015
The DramatistsGuild is pleased to announce the election of our newest Council Member.
As a result of the 2015 Council Election, Robert Schenkkan has been elected to join the ranks of our esteemed Council. The term is for three years.
Schenkkan Heads to Summit Theater Festival
February 19, 2015
Robert Schenkkan will be attending Denver Theater's 2015 Summit Theater Festival, February 20-22. Hope to see you there!
Christina Sajous & More Join Cast of DCPA's THE 12; Full Company Announced!
February 19, 2015
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the Theatre Company's world premiere of The 12,a brand new rock musical with book and lyrics by Tony Award winner Robert Schenkkan (All The Way) and music and lyrics by Neil Berg (Grumpy Old Men). To read more, click here.
LBJ RETURNS TO WASHINGTON, D.C.!
February 12, 2015
Artistic Director Molly Smith has announced the 2015/16 season lineup for the 66th season at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. To read more click here.
Berlin: Lionsgate in Final Talks for Mel Gibson's 'Hacksaw Ridge'
February 10, 2015
"Lionsgate is in final talks for North American rights to Hacksaw Ridge, a World War II drama starring Andrew Garfield and returning Mel Gibson to the director's chair for the first time since Apocalypto in 2006." to read more, click here.
DALLAS THEATER ANNOUNCES ALL THE WAY FOR 2015/16 SEASON!
February 9, 2015
"Dallas Theater Center's 2015-2016 subscription season includes the hit Broadway musical Dreamgirls; Shakespeare’s classic, Romeo and Juliet; All the Way, the Tony Award®-winning Best Play about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, produced in collaboration with Houston’s Alley Theatre." To read more, click here.
Alley Theatre to Present ALL THE WAY as Part of First Season at New Venue
February 8, 2015
As part of the Alley Theatre's inaugural season in its renovated downtown building, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's All The Way, a co-production with Dallas Theatre Center, will be performed in the new Hubbard Theatre. Members of the Alley's Resident Company will join with members of the Dallas Theater Center to create this monumental play about Lyndon B. Johnson's early days in office, rehearsing and performing in Houston in January 2016 and travelling to Dallas for a second run in March 2016. To read more, click here.
Alley to present Tony-winning LBJ drama 'All the Way'
February 8, 2015
"All the Way," Robert Schenkkan's Tony-winning drama depicting the tumultuous first year of Lyndon Baines Johnson's presidency, will make its regional premiere in January as part of the Alley Theatre's inaugural season in its renovated downtown building. To read more click here.