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Blowout Theatre Presents Jona Tarlin's IN ANTARCTICA WHERE IT IS VERY WARM 9/19-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Blowout Theatre presents the World Premiere of Jona Tarlin's In Antarctica, Where it is Very Warm, September 19th - October 11th at IRT Theater (154 Christopher St. NYC #3B). Kyle Metzger (Artistic Director: The Glass Eye) directs this production. In Antarctica, Where It Is Very Warm takes place in Palmer Station, Antarctica. Neil's a plumber, but he's never been a plumber in Antarctica before. (more...)

DAUGHTERS OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION Set for WorkShop Theater, 9/18-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

In the 1970s, the sexual revolution had finally given women the freedom to fully explore their natures. How women of various ages reconciled this freedom with their personal ethics is the subject of Dana Leslie Goldstein's newest play, 'Daughters of the Sexual Revolution,' which will be presented September 18 to October 11 by the WorkShop Theater Company, 312 West 36th Street. Susanna Frazer directs. (more...)

MTWorks to Present SWEET, SWEET SPIRIT, 10/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

MANHATTAN THEATRE WORKS (MTWorks), in association with the Theater Series at the 14th Street Y, are pleased to announce the world premiere of Sweet, Sweet Spirit by Carol Carpenter (Outstanding Playwriting for Good Lonely People - Planet Connections Awards), directed by Joan Kane (2011 People of the Year in Indie Theatre - Martin Denton, nytheatre.com). Sweet, Sweet Spirit will play a three week limited engagement at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street at 1st Avenue). Performances begin Friday, October 10th and continue through Saturday, October 25th. Opening Night is Tuesday, October 14th at 8:00pm. Tickets are $18 ($15 Students/$12 Seniors). For more information visit http://www.mtworks.org/sweetsweetspirit. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Julia Stiles and James Wirt in Off-Broadway's PHOENIX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Scott Organ's dark romantic comedy Phoenix, directed by Jennifer DeLia and starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Julia Stiles and James Wirt plays a limited engagement through Saturday, August 23 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Al Pacino Visits Julia Stiles, James Wirt & Company at Off-Broadway's PHOENIX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Oscar winner Al Pacino and THE NEWSROOM's David Harbour stopped by the Cherry Lane Theatre to see stars Julia Stiles and James Wirt following a performance of Scott Organ's dark romantic comedy Phoenix, directed by Jennifer DeLia. Check out a look back at their visit below! (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Present THE GOD GAME Through 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Following a critically-acclaimed third season, Stark Naked Theatre Company opens its fourth season on September 5th with the southwest regional premiere of The God Game, written by award-winning playwright Suzanne Bradbeer. Critics praised The God Game in its world premiere earlier this year, calling it "a superb new drama" and "the sort of new work that theatre fans long to see." And just in time for election season, Houston audiences will likewise be enthralled with Stark Naked's production of this exciting political drama. The God Game is a relevant and thought-provoking new play that deftly examines the role of faith on the national political stage. Running through September 20th at Stark Naked Theatre's STUDIO 101, The God Game is directed by Jennifer Dean and features perennial favorites Justin Doran, Philip Lehl, and Kim Tobin-Lehl in the lead roles. (more...)

12th Annual Festival of New American Plays Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the finalists of the 12th Annual Festival of New American Plays. (more...)

PHOENIX, Starring Julia Stiles and James Wirt, Begins Performances Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Scott Organ's dark romantic comedy Phoenix, directed by Jennifer DeLia and starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Julia Stiles and James Wirt, begins performances tonight, July 28, and will play a limited engagement through Saturday, August 23 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

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...)

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