Bennett Windheim News

Theatre East to Honor Richard Mawe with Laurette Taylor AwardTheatre East to Honor Richard Mawe with Laurette Taylor Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Theatre East Board of Directors presents Richard Mawe with the 2017 Laurette Taylor Award on Monday, May 15th at Cafe Tallulah, 240 Columbus Ave, in the Upper West Side. The benefit starts at 7pm with an exclusive cocktail reception. Tickets start at $100. The evening will include tributes, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, and an auction. (more...)

The Cast of the Theatre East 5X5 Drama Series Makes its Way Across NYCThe Cast of the Theatre East 5X5 Drama Series Makes its Way Across NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

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Venues and Dates Announced for Theatre East's 5X5 Drama SeriesVenues and Dates Announced for Theatre East's 5X5 Drama Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The 5X5 Drama Series was founded in 2016 with the idea of bringing performances beyond the footlights of the theater and into non-traditional spaces like breweries, rooftops, apartments, taverns, and more to provide a unique immersive audience experience. (more...)

Playwrights Announced for Theatre East's 5X5 Drama SeriesPlaywrights Announced for Theatre East's 5X5 Drama Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Theatre East is pleased to announce the five playwrights selected for the 2016-2017 5x5 Drama Series. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Update / New Performances are: Sunday, Monday & Wednesday at 7:00 pm; Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday matinees at 3:00 pm.  No performance on Thanksgiving 11/24.  (more...)

Theatre East Announces Cast for Premiere of a New American PlayTheatre East Announces Cast for Premiere of a New American Play
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Theatre East presents A Name for a Ghost to Mutter by Cyndi Williams at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street NYC. (more...)

Judson Jones to Helm Theatre East's A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTER at Urban StagesJudson Jones to Helm Theatre East's A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTER at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Theatre East presents A Name for a Ghost to Mutter by Cyndi Williams at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street NYC. Performances begin for the limited engagement on Friday, November 11, 2016. (more...)

Design Team Complete for Theatre East's A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTER Off-BroadwayDesign Team Complete for Theatre East's A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTER Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Theatre East presents A Name for a Ghost to Mutter by Cyndi Williams at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street, NYC. (more...)

Theatre East to Present Neighborhood Reading of LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBONTheatre East to Present Neighborhood Reading of LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Theatre East presents Lone Star and Laundry & Bourbon to celebrate its 30th installment of the NEIGHBORHOOD READING SERIES at The Bronx Brewery, 856 E 136th Street, Bronx (between Willow and Walnut Avenue) on Today, September 2nd at 7pm (more...)

Theatre East to Present Neighborhood Reading of LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBONTheatre East to Present Neighborhood Reading of LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Theatre East presents Lone Star and Laundry & Bourbon to celebrate its 30th installment of the NEIGHBORHOOD READING SERIES at The Bronx Brewery, 856 E 136th Street, Bronx (between Willow and Walnut Avenue) on Friday, September 2nd at 7pm (more...)

Theatre East to Present A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTERTheatre East to Present A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Theatre East presents A Name for a Ghost to Mutter by Cyndi Williams at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street NYC.  Performances begin for the limited engagement on Friday, November 11, 2016. Creative team and casting to be announced at a later date. (more...)

Review - NormalcyReview - Normalcy
by Ben Peltz - Sep 14, 2012

When it comes to the subject of transracial adoption, it would be nice to think that any child is better off with two loving and supportive parents of a different race than with nothing permanent at all, but in Bennett Windheim's challenging play, Normalcy, which deals specifically with the issue of white parents adopting black children, there is a passionate argument presented that claims such an act will inevitably cause serious damage for the child. (more...)

NORMALCY Hosts First Talk-Back with Rita Taddonio at Theatre East, 9/7NORMALCY Hosts First Talk-Back with Rita Taddonio at Theatre East, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

Theatre East is presenting "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street (Theatre Row), NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. The limited engagement opens on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. The first of a series of talk-backs during the run begins this Friday, September 7th with Rita Taddonio, LCSW and a representative from Spence-Chapin. Future talk backs with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play will be announced. (more...)

NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances Today, 8/31NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances Today, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement today, August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. (more...)

NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31; Tickets Now On SaleNORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31; Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement on August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. (more...)

Mary Ann Hay, Darlene Hope and More Set for Off-Broadway Premiere of NORMALCYMary Ann Hay, Darlene Hope and More Set for Off-Broadway Premiere of NORMALCY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement on August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. The schedule will soon be announced. (more...)

NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement on August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. (more...)

WonderLand Fest Narrows Semi-Finalists Down to Ten
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2007

After the WonderLand One-Act Festival completed its Roller Coaster round featuring the first 60 plays selected for inclusion in the festival, only 20 made it through to the Ferris Wheel round June 5 and (more...)

WonderLand One Act Fest Announces 20 Semi-Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2007

The WonderLand One-Act Festival completed its Roller Coaster round on June 4, featuring the first 60 plays selected for inclusion in the festival. (more...)

WonderLand One-Act Festival Speakers Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2007

You Are Here Productions has announced the first annual WonderLand One-Act Festival, running Thursday, May 24 through Saturday, June 9 at the Studio Theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

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