Aleisha Force News

Bart Shatto, Sean Hudock, & More Set for Squeaky Bicycle's New Play Reading Lab, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

As part of their continued commitment to developing and preparing innovative new scripts for production, New York City-based Squeaky Bicycle Productions will present its fourth annual Reading Lab series on Sunday December 8, 2013 at The Theater at Joria Productions. The free series, which has led to four successful full productions of powerful new plays since its inception in 2010, will feature readings of three unproduced works: Ground Glass by Jonathan Kravetz; Stella Starlight: Queen of Space by W.M. Akers, and Private School by Dylan Lamb. Squeaky Bicycle previously helmed critically acclaimed productions of Akers' Pop Dies in Vegas in 2012 and Lamb's Alligator Summer in 2013. (more...)

The Secret Theatre to Present THE EXONERATED, 6/12-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

The Secret Theatre is set to present THE EXONERATED, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jense, and directed by Lenny Banovez from June 12-16. (more...)

The Secret Theatre Presents THE EXONERATED, Now thru 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

The Secret Theatre is set to present THE EXONERATED, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jense, and directed by Lenny Banovez from tonight, June 12-16. (more...)

The Secret Theatre to Present THE EXONERATED, 6/12-16
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2013

The Secret Theatre is set to present THE EXONERATED, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jense, and directed by Lenny Banovez from June 12-16. (more...)

Review - Normalcy
by Ben Peltz - Sep 14, 2012

When it comes to the subject of transracial adoption, it would be nice to think that any child is better off with two loving and supportive parents of a different race than with nothing permanent at all, but in Bennett Windheim's challenging play, Normalcy, which deals specifically with the issue of white parents adopting black children, there is a passionate argument presented that claims such an act will inevitably cause serious damage for the child. (more...)

NORMALCY Hosts First Talk-Back with Rita Taddonio at Theatre East, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2012

Theatre East is presenting "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street (Theatre Row), NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. The limited engagement opens on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. The first of a series of talk-backs during the run begins this Friday, September 7th with Rita Taddonio, LCSW and a representative from Spence-Chapin. Future talk backs with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play will be announced. (more...)

NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances Today, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement today, August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. (more...)

NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31; Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement on August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. (more...)

Mary Ann Hay, Darlene Hope and More Set for Off-Broadway Premiere of NORMALCY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement on August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. The schedule will soon be announced. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents TIGERS BE STILL, 3/2-5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2012

Dallas Theater Center presents Tigers Be Still in the Studio Theatre at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center March 2 - May 13, 2012. Hal Brooks returns to DTC to direct the play, which stars DTC Brierley Resident Acting Company members Abbey Siegworth and Chamblee Ferguson. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dallas Theatre Center's TIGERS BE STILL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2012

Dallas Theatre Center Presents TIGERS BE STILL March 2-May 13. By Kim Rosenstock, Directed by Hal Brooks at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents TIGERS BE STILL, 3/2-5/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 02, 2012

Dallas Theater Center presents Tigers Be Still in the Studio Theatre at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center March 2 - May 13, 2012. Hal Brooks returns to DTC to direct the play, which stars DTC Brierley Resident Acting Company members Abbey Siegworth and Chamblee Ferguson. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents TIGERS BE STILL, 3/2-5/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

Dallas Theater Center presents Tigers Be Still in the Studio Theatre at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center March 2 - May 13, 2012. Hal Brooks returns to DTC to direct the play, which stars DTC Brierley Resident Acting Company members Abbey Siegworth and Chamblee Ferguson. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Ends Run of THE BEAUTY PLAYS by Neil LaBute, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

Neil LaBute's plays - The Shape of Things, Fat Pig, and straight from its Broadway run for its regional premiere, the three-time Tony Award-nominated reasons to be pretty - will end its repertory run by Dallas Theater Center May 23 in the intimate 103-seat Studio Theatre at the Wyly Theatre. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents FAT PIG by Neil LaBute
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

DTC Resident Acting Company Member Christina Vela reprises her role from Kitchen Dog Theater's 2007 production as Helen, a plus-size librarian who catches the attention of Tom (Regan Adair), an in-shape, successful professional. As their relationship blossoms, Tom struggles with navigating the dynamics of his relationships with vain colleagues Jeannie (Aleisha Force) and Carter (Steven Walters) who judge him for his romantic decision, forcing Tom to come to terms with his own preconceptions of the importance of conventional good looks. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center FAT PIG by Neil LaBute Begins Previews 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

DTC Resident Acting Company Member Christina Vela reprises her role from Kitchen Dog Theater's 2007 production as Helen, a plus-size librarian who catches the attention of Tom (Regan Adair), an in-shape, successful professional. As their relationship blossoms, Tom struggles with navigating the dynamics of his relationships with vain colleagues Jeannie (Aleisha Force) and Carter (Steven Walters) who judge him for his romantic decision, forcing Tom to come to terms with his own preconceptions of the importance of conventional good looks. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center FAT PIG by Neil LaBute Begins Previews 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

DTC Resident Acting Company Member Christina Vela reprises her role from Kitchen Dog Theater's 2007 production as Helen, a plus-size librarian who catches the attention of Tom (Regan Adair), an in-shape, successful professional. As their relationship blossoms, Tom struggles with navigating the dynamics of his relationships with vain colleagues Jeannie (Aleisha Force) and Carter (Steven Walters) who judge him for his romantic decision, forcing Tom to come to terms with his own preconceptions of the importance of conventional good looks. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents THE BEAUTY PLAYS by Neil LaBute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

For the first time ever, three of Neil LaBute's plays - The Shape of Things, Fat Pig, and straight from its Broadway run for its regional premiere, the three-time Tony Award-nominated reasons to be pretty - will be presented in repertory by Dallas Theater Center Feb. 23 - May 23 in the intimate 103-seat Studio Theatre at the Wyly Theatre. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents THE BEAUTY PLAYS by Neil LaBute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010

For the first time ever, three of Neil LaBute's plays - The Shape of Things, Fat Pig, and straight from its Broadway run for its regional premiere, the three-time Tony Award-nominated reasons to be pretty - will be presented in repertory by Dallas Theater Center Feb. 23 - May 23 in the intimate 103-seat Studio Theatre at the Wyly Theatre. (more...)