Barrow Group News

PHOENIX, Starring Julia Stiles and James Wirt, Offers $20 Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Nicholas Jabbour, Rian Patrick Durham, Poverty Row Entertainment and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater are proud to announce that a limited number of $20 tickets will be available for Scott Organ's dark romantic comedy PHOENIX at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

New Perspectives Theatre to Host 7th Annual WOMEN'S WORK SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL, 8/4-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) has announced on the margin, the 7th Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival with six original scripts developed to that theme. The festival runs from Monday, August 4th to Saturday, August 9th with performances of two Programs alternating 4:00pm and 8:00pm curtain times.. on the margin performs at NPTC Studio, 458 West 37th Street (at 10th Avenue.) (more...)

Photo Flash: PHOENIX's Julia Stiles and James Wirt Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Jul 09, 2014

The new production of Scott Organ's play PHOENIX, starring Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Julia Stiles and James Wirt, begins performances at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) Monday, July 28. Presented by Nicholas Jabbour, PHOENIX will play a limited engagement through Saturday, August 23, and is produced by Poverty Row Entertainment, Rian Patrick Durham and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, by special arrangement with The Cherry Lane Theatre. The company met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld was there for the special event. Check out photo coverage below! (more...)

MITF 2014 to Feature More Than 75 Shows, 7/14-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Midtown International Theater Festival has announced its 2014 lineup. Details below! (more...)

Caite Hevner Kemp, Amit Gajwani, Oona Curley & More Join PHOENIX Design Team
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The new production of Scott Organ's play PHOENIX, starring Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Julia Stiles andJames Wirt, will have scenic design by Caite Hevner Kemp, costume design by Amit Gajwani, lighting design by Oona Curley, sound design by Janie Bullard, scenic art by Burton Machen and general management by Brierpatch Productions. Directed by Jennifer DeLia, PHOENIX begins performances at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) Monday, July 28. Presented by Nicholas Jabbour, PHOENIX will play a limited engagement through Saturday, August 23, and is produced by Poverty Row Entertainment, Rian Patrick Durham and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, by special arrangement with The Cherry Lane Theatre. (more...)

Colony Theatre to Open Season with World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING, 7/9 - 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the first production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING by Michelle Kholos Brooks. The production stars Christina Pickles and Bruce Weitz, who between them have a combined total of 14 Emmy nominations, and is directed by Cameron Watson, who has been heralded as "one of our finest contemporary directors" by The Los Angeles Times, while The Wall Street Journal declared his work "the best in the country." (more...)

Mary Elizabeth Micari to Host 5th Annual Musical Master Class
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Musical theatre and operatic performer Mary Elizabeth Micari will present - for the fifth year in a row - her celebrated Musical Master Class. This vocal and musical training program includes a special opportunity for all its students - a chance to perform off-Broadway! (more...)

Photo Flash: Boomerang Theatre Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now Through 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, are excited to announce their production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare, directed by John Greenleaf (The Acting Company, Steppenwolf, Australian Elizabethan Theatre; Co-founder Shakespeare on the Hudson), as part of the company's 15 years presenting exceptional outdoor theatre. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will be presented at Central Park (69th Street and Central Park West), June 21 through July 20, 2014. Tickets are free and do not require a reservation. For more information visit www.boomerangtheatre.org. (more...)

Josh Powell, Amy Griffin, Daniel Rowan and More to Star in THIS WILL ALL BE YOURS at MITF, 7/14-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Starting in the 1930s right through the 1980s, a quiet shift was taking place -- family-owned farms began to slowly disappear from the American landscape. They were replaced by huge malls, housing developments, or absorbed by larger commercial enterprises. The vanishing of America's farming community serves as the inspiration for This Will All Be Yours, a play with music by playwright and former New York Times columnist Laura Pedersen. It is one of the featured plays of The Midtown International Theatre Festival, celebrating its 15th anniversary, July 14 - August 10, 2014. (more...)

Official: James Franco to Make Directorial Debut with THE SHRIFT at Rattlestick; 20th Season to Include Works by Keith Josef Adkins, Robert Boswell & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the company's 2014-2015 programming celebrating it's 20th anniversary season. The season will include New York and World premieres by Keith Josef Adkins, Robert Boswell, Sheila Callaghan, Laura Eason, Michael Laurence, Laith Nakli, Scott Organ, Ruben Polendo, and Daniel Talbott. (more...)

Boomerang Theatre Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Begin 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, have announced their production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare, directed by John Greenleaf (The Acting Company, Steppenwolf, Australian Elizabethan Theatre; Co-founder Shakespeare on the Hudson), as part of the company's 15 years presenting exceptional outdoor theatre. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will be presented at Central Park (69th Street and Central Park West), June 21 through July 20, 2014. Tickets are free and do not require a reservation. For more information visit www.boomerangtheatre.org. (more...)

Tiffan Borelli Featured on New Episode of SOMETHING NEW Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

In Episode 214, award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New sat down with Tiffan Borelli, an actress, singer, teacher, and founding member of Core Artists Ensemble, a New York-based theatre company derived from her years at New York's Acting institute, The Barrow Group. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR with Michael Urie Coming to Sidney Harman Hall, 6/20-29
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company will present a special engagement of Buyer & Cellar. Written by Jonathan Tolins, directed by Stephen Brackett and starring Michael Urie, Buyer & Cellar was heralded by The New York Times as "a seriously funny and remarkably sustained slice of absurdist whimsy." Washington, D.C. marks the second stop of the production's national tour, where it will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW), from June 20-29, 2014. (more...)

Tony Glazer, John Pollono, Robin Rothstein and Mark Jason Williams Join Talents for WHY BOTHER? at Planet Connections, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

This summer, an award winning quartet of playwrights, Tony Glazer (In The Daylights, Film: Junction), John Pollono (Small Engine Repair, Lost and Found), Robin Rothstein (The Game Boy, On Deaf Ears), and Mark Jason Williams (Straight Faced Lies, Recovery), will join together for a night of one acts entitled Why Bother? directed by Andrew Block. Why Bother? Is being presented by Man Down Productions as part of the Planet Connections Festival. It begins performances tonight, May 14 and runs through June 1 at the Paradise Factory. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Extends COCK for Final Time Through June 29
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Profiles Theatre announces the final extension for the Midwest premiere of Cock by Mike Bartlett, directed by Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox. The production opened February 20, 2014 and will extend for the second time through June 29, 2014. Cast members Torrey Hanson, Eleni Pappageorge, Jake Szczepaniak continue their roles with Nik Kourtis joining the cast. Performances are held at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. (more...)

Mark Jason Williams' A MAN'S MAN to be Featured at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Anne Berlin is pleased to present a reading of Mark Jason Williams' A Man's Man, directed by Valentina Fratti, May 17th at 1pm at The Paradise Factory as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Paradise Factory is located at 64 East 4th Street. A Man's Man is a powerful, timely new drama about three generations of men bound by family obligations and the unexpected revelations that force them to question the pressures of conventional stereotypes as they face loss and love. (more...)

David Van Asselt's A FABLE Begins Performances Tonight at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

piece by piece productions and Rising Phoenix Repertory in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present the world premiere of A Fable, written by David Van Asselt and directed by Daniel Talbott, beginning tonight, May 3 at 7pm at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, May 22 at 7pm. A Fable is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 28. (more...)

Seaglass Theatre Presents West Coast Premiere of WAKE at Fremont Theatre Center, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

WAKE, written by New York-based Carey Crim, will have its west coast premiere presented by LA's critically acclaimed SeaGlass Theatre company today, April 26 through Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the beautiful Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena, CA, it was announced by Ovation nominated actor and SeaGlass Theatre Managing Director Paul Stroili, along with SeaGlass Artistic Director Kimberly Van Luin. WAKE'S five all-star member ensemble will feature Nancy Berggren, Alison Blanchard, Michael Connors, Allie Costa, and Lauren McCormack. Matt Kirkwood has been set to direct. (more...)

Core Artist Ensemble Now Accepting Submissions for 2014 Summer Shorts Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

New York City area playwrights (18 and older) may submit up to three (3) unpublished short plays to lit.coreartistensemble@gmail.com by midnight of May 15, 2014, to be considered for presentation in our six-week short play reading series at the Barrow Group Theatre. Selected plays will be considered for inclusion in our fully produced FRESH SHORTS program in October. All themes are acceptable, and we encourage submissions of plays with minimal set requirements. (more...)

The Barrow Group Presents New Play THE BEAUTIFUL DARK, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Barrow Group announces its production of The Beautiful Dark by Erik Gernand. The play will run in the TBG Studio Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, floor 3, NY, NY from tonight, April 23 through May 18, 2014. (more...)

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