Alexandra Socha News

LEZCAB SINGS DUETS! Set for Stonewall Inn, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

LezCab (www.lezcab.com), the only cabaret series by, for, and about queer women, is singing DUETS! How often do you hear two women profess their love in song? Not enough, right? Well come to LezCab Sings Duets! at the historic Stonewall Inn, the birthplace of the modern Gay Rights movement (read more: http://www.thestonewallinnnyc.com/StonewallInnNYC/HISTORY.html). (more...)

Paul Reiser, Richard Kind, Jennifer Grey & More Set for Amazon Comedy RED OAKS
by TV News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Amazon today announced it has added the Steven Soderbergh (Behind the Candelabra) produced and David Gordon Green (Eastbound & Down) directed comedy Red Oaks to its third pilot season, which will debut later this year on Amazon Instant Video. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 17-23
by Louisa Brady - May 23, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a first look at 'Just Jim Dale,' the Stars in the Alley concert, the cast of 'Submissions Only' at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2014 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards!
by Jessica Gordon - May 19, 2014

The Night Alive, written by Conor McPherson, recently took home the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award (NYDCC) for Best Play of the 2012-2013 season. All the Way, written by Robert Schenkkan received the award for Best American Play. A Fun Home received the award for Best Musical. The awards were presented at a cocktail reception on Friday, May 16, at 54 Below. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Finalist FUN HOME Eyeing Spring 2015 Broadway Bow
by Tyler Peterson - May 08, 2014

The Bechdel Funeral Home may soon be setting up shop on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet of the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards- Part Two
by Jennifer Broski - May 05, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night at NYU Skirball Center, hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event once again benefited The Actors Fund. (more...)

2014 Lortel Award Winners - HERE LIES LOVE Wins Big, THE OPEN HOUSE Wins Best Play, and FUN HOME Wins Best Musical!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 04, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway will be handed out tonight at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live updates of the winners! Check back throughout the night to see if your favorites won! (more...)

2014 Lortel Awards Presented Tonight - HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead Noms
by BWW Special Coverage - May 04, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 01, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn and More Set for FUN HOME CD Signing, Performance at Barnes & Noble Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Barnes & Noble at 86th and Lexington in New York City will welcome the cast and creators of FUN HOME, The Public Theater production based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, for a musical performance and CD signing tonight, March 13, 2014 at 6 p.m. (more...)

Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn and More Set for FUN HOME CD Signing, Performance at Barnes & Noble, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Barnes & Noble at 86th and Lexington in New York City will welcome the cast and creators of FUN HOME, The Public Theater production based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, for a musical performance and CD signing on Thursday March 13, 2014 at 6 p.m. (more...)

LezCab Moves to StoneWall Inn; 2014 Series Kicks Off 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

LezCab (www.lezcab.com), the only cabaret series by, for, and about queer women is back- and it's going to be better than ever! This year, LezCab will be moving to the upstairs cabaret bar at the historic Stonewall Inn, the birthplace of the modern Gay Rights movement (read more: http://www.thestonewallinnnyc.com/StonewallInnNYC/HISTORY.html). (more...)

Alexandra Socha Exits Public Theater's FUN HOME, Emily Skeggs Steps in as 'Medium Alison'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

The Public Theater announced today that Emily Skeggs has joined the company as Medium Alison in the hit musical FUN HOME. Alexandra Socha, who originated the role, has left the show for personal reasons. Directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, and based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, the critically acclaimed musical has been extended three times due to overwhelming demand. FUN HOME will run through Sunday, December 29 and tickets can be purchased by calling (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at Astor Place at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

Public Theater Announces Third Extension for FUN HOME; Will Run Through 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Due to increasing demand, The Public Theater announced a third extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, FUN HOME will now run through Sunday, December 29. It was originally scheduled to close on November 3. A new block of tickets is on sale now for this critically acclaimed musical and can be purchased by calling (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at Astor Place at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

Public Theater Extends FUN HOME Through 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand, The Public Theater announced a second two-week extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Based on Alison Bechdel's beloved graphic novel, FUN HOME began performances on Monday, September 30 and was originally extended two weeks through November 17. The musical opened on Tuesday, October 22 to critical acclaim and has now been extended an additional two weeks through Sunday, December 1 since there is limited ticket availability through November 17. (more...)

Public Theater Extends FUN HOME with Judy Kuhn & Michael Cerveris Through 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

The Public Theater has announced a two-week extension for the world premiere musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, FUN HOME began performances on Monday, September 30 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 3. The musical will now run an additional two weeks to Sunday, November 17, with an official opening on Tuesday, October 22. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & More in Public Theater's FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) presents the world premiere of Fun Home, directed bySam Gold. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics byLisa Kron, and based onAlison Bechdel book, Fun Home will run through Sunday, November 3, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 22. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Michael Cerveris & Judy Kuhn-Led FUN HOME at The Public to Begin Performances 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the world premiere of FUN HOME on Monday, September 30, directed by Sam Gold. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics byLisa Kron, and based on Alison Bechdel book, FUN HOME will run through Sunday, November 3, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 22. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Public Theater's FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Directed by Sam Gold, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, and based on the novel by Alison Bechdel, FUN HOME runs at The PublicSeptember 30 through November 3, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 22. Check out photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Something's Coming: Fall Season Preview- Off-Broadway!
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 02, 2013

This Fall will bring with it ten new Broadway plays and five new Broadway musicals, and yet there is even more on the way for Off-Broadway, including: ALL THE FACES OF THE MOON, ARGUENDO, THE OLD FRIENDS, FETCH CLAY MAKE MAN, BIKE AMERICA, NATURAL AFFECTION, FUN HOME, BAD JEWS, LADY DAY, ANTHEM, GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS, THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS, THE JACKSONIAN, HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED, CHERI, DOMESTICATED, LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME, THE (CURIOUS CASE OF THE) WATSON INTELLIGENCE, and THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA. (more...)

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