Bathsheba Doran News

Keen Company's Teens Program Returns for 10th YearKeen Company's Teens Program Returns for 10th Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company (Jonathan Silverstein - Artistic Director, Mark Armstrong - Keen Teens Producer)†will present the Tenth Season of Keen Teens.† This season's offerings will be†Thirty Million, a new musical with†music and lyrics by Max Vernon; book by Jason Kim, directed by Mark Armstrong, with choreography by Brad Landers and musical direction by Lena†Gabrielle;†Landlines by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen,†directed by Liz Carlson; and†How The Moon Would Talk†by Nick†Gandiello, directed by Sash Bischoff.†Auditions will be February 3rd through 5th. To more information about auditions, please visit†http://www.keencompany.org/ktaudition/. (more...)

The Flea Premieres BUT I CD ONLY WHISPER; Begins Previews Feb. 18The Flea Premieres BUT I CD ONLY WHISPER; Begins Previews Feb. 18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Flea Theater presents the New York premiere of Kristiana Colon's but i cd only whisper, directed by Resident Director David Monteagudo and featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company. Previews start February 18, with opening night slated for Monday, February 29. (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company Presents Lauren Yee's IN A WORD This WinterStrawdog Theatre Company Presents Lauren Yee's IN A WORD This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Strawdog Theatre Company†and Artistic Director†Hank Boland†are proud to announce the third main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season, Lauren Yee's†In A Word,†February 5 - March 19,†directed by†Jess McLeod,†at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway St. Previews are†Friday, Feb. 5 and 12,†Saturday, Feb. 6 and 13†at 8 p.m.,†Sunday, Feb. 7 and 14†at†4 p.m.†and Thursday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m.†Opening night is†Monday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m.†The regular performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at†4 p.m.†An industry performance is†Monday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. and†a fully accessible performance in conjunction with the Access Project at Victory Gardens is†Thursday, March 3 at 8 p.m.* Preview tickets are $15, regular run tickets are $28 and on sale now. Subscriptions, group, rush, senior and student discounts are also available. Tickets may be ordered online at†strawdog.org†or by calling OvationTix toll-free:†866-811-4111. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Sharon Lawrence, Mae Whitman and More in Rehearsal for THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX at the TaperPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Sharon Lawrence, Mae Whitman and More in Rehearsal for THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Center Theatre Group presents the West Coast premiere of THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX, written by Bathsheba Doran. THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX will be performed at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum February 10 through March 20, 2016. The opening is set for February 21. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER & More Set for The Flea's Spring 2016 SeasonAdam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER & More Set for The Flea's Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Niegel Smith, Artistic Director and Carol Ostrow, Producing Director of The Flea Theater announced today the slate for the spring season, featuring two World Premieres and one US Premiere. Continuing a long-standing relationship with The Flea, Adam Rapp will be returning with Wolf in the River, which he also directs. The Flea is also excited to welcome two new playwrights, Kristiana Colon and Sarah Gancher. Gancher's The Place We Built will be directed by Flea Resident Director Danya Taymor while Colon's but I cd only whisper will be directed by Resident Director David Monteagudo. (more...)

Bathsheba Doran's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX to Make West Coast Premiere at the TaperBathsheba Doran's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX to Make West Coast Premiere at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX†by Bathsheba Doran, directed by Robert Egan, will make its†West Coast premiere February 10 through March 20, 2016 at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum. (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Opening Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsLois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Opening Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The production opens tonight, December 14, at†Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street), and†will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsLois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Playwrights Horizons†presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The first preview is tonight, November 20 at 8PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The production has an Opening Night set for Monday, December 14 and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. (more...)

The New York Times Reinstates Designer Credits for Theatre ReviewsThe New York Times Reinstates Designer Credits for Theatre Reviews
by Jessica Khan - Nov 18, 2015

Members and constituents of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829 have been busy speaking out against The New York Times' recent decision to leave out the names of shows' designers when listing credits for theatre productions at the end of reviews. As of today,†their hard work has paid off. (more...)

See the First Preview of MARJORIE PRIME for $5 at Playwrights HorizonsSee the First Preview of MARJORIE PRIME for $5 at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, November 11, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). (more...)

Taylor Mac's HIR Extends Again at Playwrights HorizonsTaylor Mac's HIR Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their New York premiere production of HIR, a new play by Obie Award-winning theater artist Taylor Mac (A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, The Lily's Revenge, The Walk Across America for Mother Earth, The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac, The Young Ladies Of). (more...)

The Flea Premieres TAKE CARE, Previews Begin Dec 1The Flea Premieres TAKE CARE, Previews Begin Dec 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The Flea Theater presents TAKE CARE, by Niegel Smith and Todd Shalom. This world premiere production marks Smith's directorial debut at his new artistic home and will feature The Bats, the resident acting company at the Flea. Previews start December 1 with Opening Night slated for Sunday, December 6. (more...)

80 Playwrights Band Together to Protest Lack of Designer Credits in New York Times80 Playwrights Band Together to Protest Lack of Designer Credits in New York Times
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Some of the greatest playwrights of our time, including Tracy Letts, Terrence McNally, Amy Herzog, John Guare and Tony Kushner,†banded together this week in support of the United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 (more...)

80 Playwrights Sign Open Letter to The New York Times Over Designer Credits Issue80 Playwrights Sign Open Letter to The New York Times Over Designer Credits Issue
by Jessica Khan - Oct 27, 2015

As previously reported, United Scenic Artists Local USA 829 recently started a campaign to nudge†its members and constituents to speak out against The New York Times' recent decision to leave out the names of shows' designers when listing credits for theatre productions at the end of reviews. (more...)

Daniel Craig, David Oyelowo to Co-Star in OTHELLO Off-Broadway Next FallDaniel Craig, David Oyelowo to Co-Star in OTHELLO Off-Broadway Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

SPECTRE's Daniel Craig and SELMA's David Oyelowo will team on stage for an off-Broadway production of OTHELLO next fall. A (more...)

STUPID F***ING BIRD and More Set for Artistic Director John Langs' Debut Season at ACTSTUPID F***ING BIRD and More Set for Artistic Director John Langs' Debut Season at ACT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre is proud to announce the Mainstage productions and two ACTLab productions for the dynamic debut season of incoming Artistic Director John Langs. (more...)

FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, DISGRACED and More Slated for 2016 at CTG's Mark Taper ForumFATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, DISGRACED and More Slated for 2016 at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Powerful plays and playwrights dominate the Center Theatre Group's 49th season at the Mark Taper Forum. Michael Ritchie, CTG's Artistic Director, announced five important and involving plays, from celebrated new works to definitive productions of classics, for the theatre's 2016 season at the Los Angeles Music Center. (more...)

Arthur Kopit, Emily Mann, Keith Josef Adkins, Lisa Ramirez and More Win 2015 NYCT Helen Merrill Playwright AwardsArthur Kopit, Emily Mann, Keith Josef Adkins, Lisa Ramirez and More Win 2015 NYCT Helen Merrill Playwright Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Ten playwrights have won the New York Community Trust Helen Merrill Playwright Awards, honoring established and emerging writers for the theater. The winners are currently producing work on topics ranging from basement dwelling families in the middle of the 21st century to the 19th century all-black community that faced destruction in order to create Central Park. (more...)

Bid in Playwrights Horizons' Online Auction, Go Backstage at THE KING & I and More, Now thru TodayBid in Playwrights Horizons' Online Auction, Go Backstage at THE KING & I and More, Now thru Today
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons†has announced details for its 2015 special online Auction.† Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins today, Today, May 5 at www.CharityBuzz.com/PlaywrightsHorizons.†Online bidding will continue through Today, May 19.† (more...)

Tony Shaloub & Brooke Adams Will Head Off-Broadway for HAPPY DAYS at The FleaTony Shaloub & Brooke Adams Will Head Off-Broadway for HAPPY DAYS at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

The Flea Theater has announced the New York premiere of The Theatre @ Boston Court's production of HAPPY DAYS by Samuel Beckett, directed by Andrei Belgrader. After critically acclaimed runs in Boston and LA, The Flea welcomes theater veterans Brooke Adams and Tony Award nominee Tony Shalhoub to Tribeca.† Previews begin June 20 with opening night slated for June 29. (more...)

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