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54 SINGS Series Named Show of the Year at 2015 MAC Awards; All the Winners!54 SINGS Series Named Show of the Year at 2015 MAC Awards; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

At a ceremony held last night in New York, the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs announced the winners of the 2015 MAC Awards. The show was hosted by Karen Mason, with musical direction by Barry Levitt, and was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts. (more...)

DATING, DEPRESSION AND DIRTBAGS...A LOVE STORY to Return to Stage Left Studio, 4/10DATING, DEPRESSION AND DIRTBAGS...A LOVE STORY to Return to Stage Left Studio, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Dating Depression and Dirtbags…A Love Story written by and starring Elza Zagreda returns to Stage Left Studios starting Friday, April 10th. Joan Kane directs. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from LONG STORY SHORT at 59E59 Theaters, Starring Pearl Sun & Bryce RynessBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from LONG STORY SHORT at 59E59 Theaters, Starring Pearl Sun & Bryce Ryness
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2015

59E59 Theaters and Prospect Theater Company present the NYC premiere LONG STORY SHORT, adapted from David Schulner's play An Infinite Ache by Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, and directed by Kent Nicholson. LONG STORY SHORT began performances on February 28 for a limited engagement through March 29. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Dogstar Theatre's THE TAILOR OF INVERNESS to Launch 2015 'Brits Off Broadway' Festival at 59E59Dogstar Theatre's THE TAILOR OF INVERNESS to Launch 2015 'Brits Off Broadway' Festival at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The New York premiere of Dogstar Theatre's THE TAILOR OF INVERNESS, written by Matthew Zajac, and directed by Ben Harrison (of Scotland's famed Grid Iron Theatre Company), will launch 59E59 Theaters' 2015 Brits Off Broadway festival next month. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LONESOME TRAVELER at 59E59 TheatersPhoto Flash: First Look at LONESOME TRAVELER at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

59E59 Theaters welcomes the final production of the inaugural 5A Season, the NYC premiere of LONESOME TRAVELER, written and directed by James O'Neil. LONESOME TRAVELER began performances on Saturday, March 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 19. Opening Night is Tuesday, March 17 at 7 PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Pearl Sun and Bryce Ryness in LONG STORY SHORT at 59E59Photo Flash: First Look at Pearl Sun and Bryce Ryness in LONG STORY SHORT at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

59E59 Theaters and Prospect Theater Company present the NYC premiere LONG STORY SHORT, adapted from David Schulner's play An Infinite Ache by Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, and directed by Kent Nicholson. LONG STORY SHORT began performances on February 28 for a limited engagement through March 29. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Skivvies, Barb Jungr, Jinkx Monsoon & More Nominated for 2015 MAC Awards; Full List!The Skivvies, Barb Jungr, Jinkx Monsoon & More Nominated for 2015 MAC Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs will present the 29th Annual MAC Awards on Thursday, March 26st, at 7:30pm, at B.B King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Annie Golden to Lead UNDERLAND at 59E59 TheatersORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Annie Golden to Lead UNDERLAND at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

59E59 Theaters welcomes terraNOVA Collective with the NY premiere of UNDERLAND, written by Alexandra Collier and directed by Mia Rovegno. UNDERLAND begins performances on Friday, April 3 for a limited engagement through Saturday, April 25. Press opening is Saturday, April 11 at 8:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday & Saturday at 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 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...)

Gulfshore Playhouse to Stage World Premiere of THE BUTCHER, 2/28-3/22Gulfshore Playhouse to Stage World Premiere of THE BUTCHER, 2/28-3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Gulfshore Playhouse will produce their second World Premiere in as many years with The Butcher by Gwydion Suilebhan, playing February 28th through March 22nd with $30 preview performances on February 25th, 26th and 27th. Playwright talkbacks will take place following each preview performance and following the 3pm matinee performance on Sunday, March 1st. The Butcherwas featured as a finalist in Gulfshore Playhouse's 1st Annual New Works Festival in August 2013. (more...)

MUSIC HALL, Starring Jeffrey Binder, Comes to 59E59, 3/25-4/12MUSIC HALL, Starring Jeffrey Binder, Comes to 59E59, 3/25-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer, Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome TUTA Theatre Chicago with MUSIC HALL, written by Jean-Luc Lagarce and directed by Zeljko Djukic. MUSIC HALL begins performances on Wednesday, March 25 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 12. Press Opening is Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

LONESOME TRAVELER to Close First 5A Season at 59E59 TheatersLONESOME TRAVELER to Close First 5A Season at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

59E59 Theaters will welcome the final production of the inaugural 5A Season, the NYC premiere of LONESOME TRAVELER, written and directed by James O'Neil. Produced by Off-Broadway Across America in association with the Rubicon Theatre Company (Ventura, California), LONESOME TRAVELER begins performances on Saturday, March 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 19. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: First Trailer for THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS, Now Playing at 59E59 TheatersBWW TV Exclusive: First Trailer for THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS, Now Playing at 59E59 Theaters
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2015

59E59 Theaters presents the world premiere of THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS, written by Tom Dulack and directed by Michael Parva. Produced by The Directors Company and part of the 59E59's inaugural 5A Season, THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS began performances on Saturday, January 17 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 1. To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

C.O.A.L. to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 3/5-22C.O.A.L. to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 3/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

59E59 Theaters welcomes Mary J. Davis and MBL Productions with C.O.A.L. (Confessions of a Liar), written by David Brian Colbert and directed by Craig Baldwin. C.O.A.L. (Confessions of a Liar) begins performances on Thursday, March 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 22. Press opening is Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday & Saturday at 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 $18 ($12.60 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. (more...)

Winter Storm Juno Tuesday Advisory- Most Broadway Shows on for Tonight!Winter Storm Juno Tuesday Advisory- Most Broadway Shows on for Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 27, 2015

Update 10:30am - The Broadway League has announced that the majority of Broadway shows will give regularly scheduled performances tonight, with the exception of Aladdin and The Lion King. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Cancels Shows Due to Weather59E59 Theaters Cancels Shows Due to Weather
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Due to the blizzard, 59E59 Theaters will be closing at 3PM on Monday, January 26 and will remain closed on Tuesday, January 27. All Tuesday evening shows are canceled. (more...)

Brendan Milburn & Valerie Vigoda's New Musical LONG STORY SHORT to Play 59E59 Theaters, Begin. 2/28Brendan Milburn & Valerie Vigoda's New Musical LONG STORY SHORT to Play 59E59 Theaters, Begin. 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

59E59 Theaters and Prospect Theater Company announce cast for the NYC premiere LONG STORY SHORT, adapted from David Schulner's play An Infinite Ache by Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, and directed by Kent Nicholson. LONG STORY SHORT begins performances on February 28 for a limited engagement through March 29. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM, Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM and 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM. Please note the following schedule adjustments: there are no matinee performances on Saturday, February 28 and Saturday, March 7; the performance on Sunday, March 1 is at 7:15 PM only. Press Opening is Tuesday, March 10 at 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $50 ($35 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. (more...)

Over 40 Shows Set for Off Broadway Alliance's 20at20 Celebration, Kicking Off TodayOver 40 Shows Set for Off Broadway Alliance's 20at20 Celebration, Kicking Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The Off Broadway Alliance has announced that it will again sponsor 20at20, the bi-annual celebration of Off Broadway. The popular promotion, which begins January 20th and continues through February 8th, makes $20 tickets available for 41 Off Broadway plays and musicals twenty minutes prior to curtain. Now in its 9th year, 20at20 has become one of New York's most eagerly-anticipated promotions for people who want to see exciting shows at amazing prices. (more...)

Elsinore County Theater's PRETTY BABIES to Make World Premiere at 13th Street Rep, 2/26Elsinore County Theater's PRETTY BABIES to Make World Premiere at 13th Street Rep, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

PRETTY BABIES, a new play by Antony Raymond who also serves as the director, will have its World Premiere at 13th Street Rep on February 26th. The ensemble cast is led by Stacey Roca who had a recurring role as Rachel on the UK series The Office staring Ricky Gervais; she also played Katrina Howard in Waking the Dead (BBC). PRETTY BABIES is being produced by the critically acclaimed Elsinore County Theater Company who previously produced the plays Elsinore County (The Lion Theatre/Theatre Row), Julio! (The Kraine Theater), and Gin & Milk (FringeNYC). (more...)

Tuta Theatre's MUSIC HALL Begins 2/5 at The Den TheatreTuta Theatre's MUSIC HALL Begins 2/5 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

TUTA Theatre Chicago has announce complete casting for the US premiere of MUSIC HALL, by Jean-Luc Lagarce, directed by Founding Artistic Director Zeljko Djukic (Brecht's The Wedding, Chekhov's Uncle Vanya), and featuring Jeffrey Binder (Broadway's The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Lion King, Side Man). (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WOODSMAN Ventures Into Enchanting Visual Storytelling in the Land of OzBWW Reviews: THE WOODSMAN Ventures Into Enchanting Visual Storytelling in the Land of Oz
by Rachel Weinberg - Jan 19, 2015

Like the blockbuster hit about a misunderstood green witch from the West, 'The Woodsman' at 59E59 Theaters introduces audiences to a lesser-known tale from the land of Oz. The production relies heavily on visual spectacle to tell the story of a young woodsman who falls in love with a slave girl, only to be punished by the Wicked Witch of the East, who bewitches his ax to befell his limbs one-by-one until all that remains is tin. Written by James Ortiz and co-directed by Ortiz and Claire Karpen (who is concurrently performing as Cinderella in another forest-centric production of 'Into the Woods' at Roundabout Theatre Company), 'The Woodsman' is a creative delight and distinctive in its use of non-verbal storytelling. The forest in these woods has a very natural feel, as the ensemble employs real branches on the stage. Yet Ortiz's incorporation of his original puppetry designs in the shows adds a mystical element. (more...)

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