59E59 Theaters News

THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS Added to 59E59 Theaters' First 5A Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

59E59 Theaters announces that THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS, written by Tom Dulack and directed by Michael Parva, is joining 59E59 Theaters' inaugural 5A Season. Produced by The Directors Company, THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS begins performances on Friday, January 16 for a limited engagement thought Sunday, March 1. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, January 27. (more...)

HOAXOCAUST! Joins FringeNYC's Encores Series; Runs at Baruch, 9/11-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Questing Beast Productions is proud to present the 2014 FringeNYC Encores performances of HOAXOCAUST!, written and performed by Barry Levey, directed by Jeremy Gold Kronenberg (Caroline, or Change - NYIT Award Outstanding Production of a Musical Nominee). HOAXOCAUST! Winner of this year's 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award. (more...)

DELIVERANCE Stage Adaptation to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 10/10-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome Godlight Theatre Company with the world premiere of James Dickey's DELIVERANCE, based on his acclaimed novel, adapted by Sean Tyler, directed by Joe Tantalo. DELIVERANCE begins performances on Friday, October 10 for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 9. Press opening is Tuesday, October 21 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Please note, there is no performance on Sunday, October 19, and an added performance on Sunday, October 12 at 7:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of THE OPPONENT at 59E59 Theaters
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomed Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT began performances on Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

Walter Mosley's LIFT Set for 59E59 Theaters' Inaugural 5A Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

59E59 Theaters will host the New York premiere of acclaimed novelist Walter Mosley's first full length play LIFT, directed by Marshall Jones, III. Produced by Crossroads Theatre, LIFT begins performances on Friday, October 17 for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 30. Opening Night is Tuesday, October 28 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM & 7 PM. Single tickets are $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

Alex Breaux and Madeline Weinstein Join Roundabout's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42ndStreet). This is a limited engagement. The cast also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' Final casting to be announced. (more...)

UNCANNY VALLEY to Make New York Premiere at 59E59 Theaters this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomes Contemporary American Theater Festival with the New York premiere of UNCANNY VALLEY, written Thomas Gibbons and directed by Tom Dugdale. UNCANNY VALLEY begins performances on Thursday, October 2 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 26. Press opening is Wednesday, October 8 at 7:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. (more...)

CATF Finishes Successful Season with Plans to Transfer UNCANNY VALLEY to New York
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University (CATF) completed its 24th season on August 3. However, the Theater Festival is not quite done for the year. CATF has been invited to transfer its world premiere production of Uncanny Valley by Thomas Gibbons to New York City's Off-Broadway venue 59E59 Theaters (more...)

Oracle Theatre Presents Limited Engagement of THE MARCH OF THE BONUS ARMY, 9/4-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Oracle Theatre Inc. is proud to present Isaac Rathbone's historical drama THE MARCH OF THE BONUS ARMY. Director Cindy Rosenthal guides the production's cast through a two-weekend run beginning September 4th. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company to Present New Musicals by Mills & Reichel and Milburn & Vigoda During 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Prospect Theater Company has announced its upcoming 2014 - 2015 Season productions of two new musicals: The Underclassman and Long Story Short. (more...)

2014 Origin's First Irish Festival to Begin with BOYS AND GIRLS & WAITING FOR GODOT, 9/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

Dylan Coburn Gray's "Boys and Girls" and the groundbreaking production of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" in Yiddish -- open the 7th annual Origin's 1st Irish Festival on September 3 and 4. In all four US premieres and seven world premieres will be seen in the month-long festival running through September 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Red Orchid Theatre's THE OPPONENT Opens Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

59E59 Theaters presents Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association withBisno Productions, NYC premiere of The Opponent, written by Brett Neveu, with direction by Karen Kessler, and featuring Kamal Angelo Bolden andGuy Van Swearingen who reprise their critically acclaimed roles as Donell and Tre, respectively. The Opponent began performances o July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). (more...)

Berkeley Rep Adds Final Performances of MONSIEUR CHOPIN, 9/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Due to an reception from critics and audiences alike resulting in a sold-out engagement, Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to announce that Hershey Felder's already extended Monsieur Chopin will have one final encore presentation of 10 performances September 16-21, 2014. (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre's THE OPPONENT Opens Tonight at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT begins performances on Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7. Press opening is Wednesday, August 6 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kamal Angelo Bolden and Guy Van Swearingen in A Red Orchid's THE OPPONENT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomes Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT began performances on July 31 for a limited engagement through September 7. Press opening is tomorrow, August 6. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside SUMMER SHORTS 2014 Opening Night Party!
by Walter McBride - Aug 05, 2014

Throughline Artists (J.J. Kandel, Executive Producer; John McCormack, Producing Artistic Director) present SUMMER SHORTS 2014, their eighth annual festival of new American short plays from established and emerging writers, at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street). Performances continue through Saturday August 30th only. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night celebration below!x (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 3
by - Aug 03, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 3, 2014. (more...)

NDEBELE FUNERAL Will Transfer to 59E59 Theaters; Performances Begin 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomes Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative with NDEBELE FUNERAL, written by Zoey Martinson and directed by Awoye Timpo. NDEBELE FUNERAL begins performances on Thursday, September 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 5. Press opening is Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. (more...)

BOYS AND GIRLS Makes US Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 9/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) welcomes Murmur Productions with the US premiere of BOYS AND GIRLS, written and directed by Dylan Coburn Gray. Part of Origin's 1st Irish at 59E59 Theaters, BOYS AND GIRLS begins performances on Wednesday, September 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Throughline Artists' SUMMER SHORTS 2014 - Plays by Innaurato, LaBute and Reitz
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Throughline Artists present SUMMER SHORTS 2014, their eighth annual festival of new American short plays from established and emerging writers, at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street). Performances continue through Saturday August 30th only. Scroll down for a first look at Series B! (more...)

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