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Photo Flash: First Look at Cal Shakes' A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2014 season with Shakespeare's comic exploration of love in all its glory and madness, A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Shana Cooper, with movement by Erika Chong Shuch. A Midsummer Night's Dream plays at the Bruns Amphitheater now through September 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cal Shakes to Continue 40th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2014 season with Shakespeare's comic exploration of love in all its glory and madness, A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Shana Cooper, with movement by Erika Chong Shuch. A Midsummer Night's Dream plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from September 3 through September 28. (more...)

PERISTALIS (look it up!) Set for FringeNYC, 8/16-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

PERISTALIS (look it up!) a dark comic jazz riff written and performed by Jerry Finkelstein will be performed as part of the New York International Fringe Festival at The White Box at 440 Studios, 440 Lafayette Street, off of Astor Place. Performances will be Saturday, August 16 at 3:45 pm, Tuesday, August 19th at 5 pm, Thursday, August 21st and 9:15 pm and Saturday, August 23rd at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: James Franco & More Celebrate Opening Night of Rattlestick's THE LONG SHRIFT
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 14, 2014

The Off-Broadway production of The Long Shrift, written by Robert Boswell and directed by James Franco, opened last night at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The Long Shirt began previews on July 7th and will run through August 23rd. This play is James Franco's directing debut. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

THE LONG SHRIFT, Directed by James Franco, Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

The Off-Broadway production of The Long Shrift, written by Robert Boswell and directed by James Franco, opens tonight at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The Long Shirt began previews on July 7th and will run through August 23rd. This play is James Franco's directing debut. (more...)

Samuel French to Welcome Speakers from Dramatist's Guild, SDCS and More for #RightsWeek, 7/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Samuel French, the 184-year-old publishing and licensing company, has announced a collaboration with HowlRound, an online community for theatre artists, this summer on a four-day event (July 14-17) that will focus on intellectual property and the rights of artists in the theatre. (more...)

THE LONG SHRIFT, Directed by James Franco, Begins Tonight at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long previously announced that the World Premiere of The Long Shrift, written by Robert Boswell and directed by James Franco, would begin previews tonight, July 7th, 2014. The official opening night is set for July 13th, 2014 and closing night is August 23rd, 2014. (more...)

Allie Gallerani, Scott Haze and More to Star in THE LONG SHRIFT, Directed by James Franco; Runs 7/7-8/23 at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the World Premiere of The Long Shrift, written by Robert Boswell and directed by James Franco, will begin previews July 7th, 2014. The official opening night is set for July 13th, 2014 and closing night is August 23rd, 2014. (more...)

Lucy Thurber's THE HILL TOWN PLAYS Closes Today at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Lucy Thurber's The Hill Town Plays, a cycle of five plays--Scarcity, Ashville, Where We're Born, Killers and Other Family, and Stay--began previews August 14, 2013, with an official opening night for all five plays on September 5, 2013. The closing date is today, September 28, 2013. (more...)

Rattlestick Begins Lucy Thurber's THE HILL TOWN PLAYS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Lucy Thurber's The Hill Town Plays, a cycle of five plays--Scarcity, Ashville, Where We're Born, Killers and Other Family, and Stay--will begin previews tonight, August 14, 2013. The official opening night for all five plays is Thursday, September 5, 2013; the closing date is Saturday, September 28, 2013. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Northrop Theatre's 2013-14 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

Northrop at the University of Minnesota announces single tickets go on-sale today, August 5 for its 2013-14 Northrop Season, which features world-class dance, including copresentations with The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University's Women of Substance and Walker Art Center. Single tickets will be sold through each venue. Series packages continue to be on sale through Northrop. (more...)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater to Present Lucy Thurber's THE HILL TOWN PLAYS, Begin. 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Lucy Thurber's The Hill Town Plays, a cycle of five plays--Scarcity, Ashville, Where We're Born, Killers and Other Family, and Stay--will begin previews Wednesday, August 14, 2013. The official opening night for all five plays is Thursday, September 5, 2013; the closing date is Saturday, September 28, 2013. (more...)

Rattlestick's BASILICA To Extend Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the world premiere of Basilica, written by Mando Alvaradoand directed by Jerry Ruiz, will extend for one week though Today, June 22, at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

52nd Street Productions Stages Teen Ensemble Production of TWELFTH NIGHT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

The 52nd Street Project is a not-for-profit, community-based theater company that for the past thirty years has been bringing the kids of New York City's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood together with adult theater professionals to create original theater and to establish long-term mentoring relationships. (more...)

52nd Street Productions to Stage Teen Ensemble Production of TWELFTH NIGHT, 6/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

The 52nd Street Project is a not-for-profit, community-based theater company that for the past thirty years has been bringing the kids of New York City's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood together with adult theater professionals to create original theater and to establish long-term mentoring relationships. (more...)

PHOEBE IN WINTER Begins Previews Tonight as Part of Clubbed Thumb's SUMMERWORKS Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2013

The second of three world-premieres presented by the 5-time Obie Award-winning Clubbed Thumb in its 18th annual SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays -- PHOEBE IN WINTER by Jen Silverman -- begins previews tonight, June 7 prior to its official press opening June 10 at The Wild Project (195 E. 3 St.) in Manhattan. PHOEBE IN WINTER performs daily at 8 p.m. from June 7 to 16. (No performance on June 11.) (more...)

Rattlestick's BASILICA To Extend Through June 22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the world premiere of Basilica, written by Mando Alvaradoand directed by Jerry Ruiz, will extend for one week though Saturday, June 22, at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

PHOEBE IN WINTER to Begin Previews 6/7 as Part of Clubbed Thumb's SUMMERWORKS Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

The second of three world-premieres presented by the 5-time Obie Award-winning Clubbed Thumb in its 18th annual SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays -- PHOEBE IN WINTER by Jen Silverman -- begins previews June 7 prior to its official press opening June 10 at The Wild Project (195 E. 3 St.) in Manhattan. PHOEBE IN WINTER performs daily at 8 p.m. from June 7 to 16. (No performance on June 11.) (more...)

Jake Cannavale, Alfredo Narciso and More Headline Rattlestick's BASILICA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Basilica, written by Mando Alvarado and directed by Jerry Ruiz. Basilica will begin performances on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at the Cherry Lane Theatre at 38 Commerce Street. The official opening night is set for Thursday, May 23rd at 7pm. The production is scheduled to run through June 16th. (more...)

Magic Theatre to Present Rolling World Premiere of Octavio Solis' SE LLAMA CRISTINA, 1/23-2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2013

Magic Theatre is thrilled to welcome back renowned playwright Octavio Solis for the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Se Llama Cristina, directed by Producing Artistic Director Loretta Greco and running January 23 - February 17. After the Magic Theatre production, the rolling world premiere will continue with productions at Kitchen Dog Theatre in Dallas, TX and at The Theater @ Boston Court in Pasadena, CA. (more...)

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