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Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Extends at SteppenwolfErika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Extends at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its acclaimed world premiere production of The Fundamentals by Erika Sheffer and directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov. (more...)

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's World Premiere of THE FUNDAMENTALS Takes A Cheeky, Entertaining Stab at Corporate CultureBWW Review: Steppenwolf's World Premiere of THE FUNDAMENTALS Takes A Cheeky, Entertaining Stab at Corporate Culture
by Rachel Weinberg - Nov 25, 2016

Erika Sheffer's witty and laugh-out-loud funny new play THE FUNDAMENTALS paints a bleak portrait of corporate culture within the New York location of a fictitious major hotel chain. Sheffer sets the tongue-in-cheek tone from the initial moments of the play, which opens with an overly polished film emphasizing the staff's important role in optimizing the guest experience. This hilarious, dry wit also extends to the natural and biting dialogue. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 41st season with the Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere production of Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, who also directed Sheffer's Russian Transport at Steppenwolf in 2014. The cast features ensemble membersAlana Arenas (Millie), Caroline Neff (Stellan) and Alan Wilder (Abe) with Audrey Francis (Eliza) and Armando Riesco (Lorenzo). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Begins This Fall at SteppenwolfErika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Begins This Fall at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for the Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere production of Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, who also directed Sheffer's Russian Transport at Steppenwolf in 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for the Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere production of Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, who also directed Sheffer's Russian Transport at Steppenwolf in 2014. The cast features ensemble member Alana Arenas as Millie, a Manhattan hotel maid with higher aspirations, alongside ensemble members Caroline Neff and Alan Wilder with Audrey Francis and Armando Riesco. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Cast Complete for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyCast Complete for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the complete cast for Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, a smart and searing look at America's corporate culture through the story of a Manhattan hotel maid with higher aspirations. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for the Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere production of Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, who also directed Sheffer's Russian Transport at Steppenwolf in 2014. The cast features ensemble member Alana Arenas as Millie, a Manhattan hotel maid with higher aspirations, alongside ensemble members Caroline Neff and Alan Wilder with Audrey Francis and Armando Riesco. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Begins This Fall at SteppenwolfErika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Begins This Fall at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for the Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere production of Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, who also directed Sheffer's Russian Transport at Steppenwolf in 2014. (more...)

HBO Latino to Premiere Star-Studded HABLA Y VOTA Special TodayHBO Latino to Premiere Star-Studded HABLA Y VOTA Special Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

HBO Latino will be premiering its much-anticipated HABLA Y VOTA one-hour special today, September 16, 2016 at 7pm ET/6pm CT. (more...)

Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS Preview Slated for The Guggenheim This MonthSteppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS Preview Slated for The Guggenheim This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with the creators and excerpts of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's The Fundamentals by Erika Sheffer prior to the play's world premiere on November 10. (more...)

HBO Latino to Premiere Star-Studded HABLA Y VOTA Special 9/16HBO Latino to Premiere Star-Studded HABLA Y VOTA Special 9/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

HBO Latino will be premiering its much-anticipated HABLA Y VOTA one-hour special on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7pm ET/6pm CT. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Josh Cooke, Matthew Rauch and More in JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Josh Cooke, Matthew Rauch and More in JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse presents the world-premiere production of JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt, by Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award nominee Ayad Akhtar (Broadway's Disgraced; Playhouse's The Who & The What), directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Outside Mullingar, Doubt). The recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt runs in the Mandell Weiss Theatre now through August 21. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

 Cast Announced for Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS Cast Announced for Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the complete cast for Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, a smart and searing look at America's corporate culture through the story of a Manhattan hotel maid with higher aspirations. Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, the cast features ensemble members Alana Arenas (Millie), Caroline Neff (Stellan) and Alan Wilder (Abe) with Audrey Francis(Eliza) and Armando Riesco (Lorenzo). Peyankov and Sheffer last collaborated on Steppenwolf's 2014 Chicago premiere of Russian Transport, which also featured ensemble member Alan Wilder. Previews begin November 10, 2016 and the show runs through December 23, 2016 in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted.Single tickets ($20 - $89) go on sale Friday, August 5 at 11am. 2016/17 season subscriptions and memberships are currently on sale through Audience Services at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyCast Complete for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the complete cast for Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, a smart and searing look at America's corporate culture through the story of a Manhattan hotel maid with higher aspirations. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for Ayad Akhtar's JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla PlayhouseCast, Creative Team Set for Ayad Akhtar's JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt, by Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award nominee Ayad Akhtar (Broadway's Disgraced; Playhouse's The Who & The What), directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Outside Mullingar, Doubt). The recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt runs in the Mandell Weiss Theatre July 26 - August 21. Tickets are available at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010. (more...)

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by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FAMILY, airing on ABC tonight, April 24, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Sunday, April 24, 2016Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Sunday, April 24, 2016
by - Apr 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FAMILY, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 24, 2016! (more...)

FRESH START to Run 4/1-3 at 52nd Street Project's Five Angels TheaterFRESH START to Run 4/1-3 at 52nd Street Project's Five Angels Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The 52nd Street Project makes a difference in the lives of countless Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. Perhaps the most poignant presentations made by The 52nd Street Project are those in its semi-annual Playmaking series, which features the Project's youngest Hell's Kitchen mentees-ten year-olds who have just begun their theatrical education-writing for accomplished professional actors and revealing their work to a public audience for the first time. Accomplished professional actors including Dan Butler, Carson Elrod, Daniel Jenkins, Matt Saldivar and others will perform in Fresh Start: The Rejuvenation Plays, the Project's Spring 2016 Playmaking show. (more...)

Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Tonight, March 13, 2016Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Tonight, March 13, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FAMILY, airing on ABC tonight, March 13, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Sunday, March 13, 2016Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Sunday, March 13, 2016
by - Feb 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FAMILY, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 13, 2016! (more...)

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