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Photo Flash: PHILOSOPHY FOR GANGSTERS Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Philosophy for Gangsters, an irresponsible comedy about ideas, honor, and messy deaths, by Liz Peak and Barry Peak, is currently running in its limited Off-Broadway world premiere engagement. Directed by both Peaks, performances began at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) on Saturday, February 1. Opening Night was celebrated on February 4, and the show is scheduled to play through March 1st. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Michael Brusasco, Kyle Robert Carter & More Set for PHILOSOPHY FOR GANGSTERS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Philosophy for Gangsters, an irresponsible comedy about ideas, honor, and messy deaths, by Liz Peak and Barry Peak, has announced the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway world premiere engagement. Directed by both Peaks, the show runs at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.). Opening Night is set for tonight, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. The show is scheduled to play through March 1st. (more...)

Photo Flash: Off-Broadway's PHILOSOPHY FOR GANGSTERS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

Philosophy for Gangsters, an irresponsible comedy about ideas, honor, and messy deaths, by Liz Peak and Barry Peak, has announced the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway world premiere engagement. Directed by both Peaks, performances will begin at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) tonight, February 1. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. The show is scheduled to play through March 1st. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Off-Broadway's PHILOSOPHY FOR GANGSTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Philosophy for Gangsters, an irresponsible comedy about ideas, honor, and messy deaths, by Liz Peak and Barry Peak, has announced the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway world premiere engagement. Directed by both Peaks, performances will begin at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) on Saturday, February 1. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. The show is scheduled to play through March 1st. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Center for Contemporary Opera to Pay Tribute to Hans Werner Henze with Performance of THE RUNAWAY SLAVE, 1/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Center for Contemporary Opera (CCO) is proud to pay tribute to composer Hans Werner Henze, who died in 2012 at the age of 86, with performances of his El Cimarron (The Runaway Slave), featuring baritone Eric McKeever in the title role. Not performed in New York since 1986, El Cimarron has music direction by Sara Jobin, and stage direction by Eugenia Arsenis, singled out as stage director by Miguel Barnet, author of the book upon which the opera is based. Performances are January 16 & 17, 7:30 PM, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Theater, Broadway & 95th Street, NYC (entrance on 95th Street, West of Broadway) (more...)

Michael Brusasco, Kyle Robert Carter & More Set for PHILOSOPHY FOR GANGSTERS; Opens 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Philosophy for Gangsters, an irresponsible comedy about ideas, honor, and messy deaths, by Liz Peak and Barry Peak, has announced the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway world premiere engagement. Directed by both Peaks, performances will begin at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) on Saturday, February 1. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m.The show is scheduled to play through March 1st. (more...)

IATI Theater and Dramatic Adventure Theatre Present A GIRL WITHOUT WINGS, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 04, 2013

A contemporary riff on an Andean myth, 'A Girl Without Wings' by Jason Williamson, directed by Kathleen Amshoff, is an object theater piece telling the story of a lonely condor who falls in love with a spirited shepherd girl. The play is based on a folktale of the Quechua speaking communities of Ecuador and Peru. IATI Theater and Dramatic Adventure Theatre will present the piece today, October 4 to 27, 2013 as the first production in IATI's newly-renovated facility at 64 East Fourth Street. The story is a fable for all ages and is recommended for ages 8 to 108. This play is presented with support from the Jim Henson Foundation. (more...)

IATI Theater and Dramatic Adventure Theatre to Present A GIRL WITHOUT WINGS, 10/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

A contemporary riff on an Andean myth, 'A Girl Without Wings' by Jason Williamson, directed by Kathleen Amshoff, is an object theater piece telling the story of a lonely condor who falls in love with a spirited shepherd girl. The play is based on a folktale of the Quechua speaking communities of Ecuador and Peru. IATI Theater and Dramatic Adventure Theatre will present the piece October 4 to 27, 2013 as the first production in IATI's newly-renovated facility at 64 East Fourth Street. The story is a fable for all ages and is recommended for ages 8 to 108. (more...)

THE THIRTEENTH COMMANDMENT to Make World Premiere with Libra Theater, 4/18-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2013

This spring, Libra Theater Company presents the world premiere of The Thirteenth Commandment, a new play by Joshua H. Cohen. (more...)

THE THIRTEENTH COMMANDMENT Makes World Premiere with Libra Theater, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

This spring, Libra Theater Company presents the world premiere of The Thirteenth Commandment, a new play by Joshua H. Cohen. (more...)

THE THIRTEENTH COMMANDMENT to Make World Premiere with Libra Theater, 4/18-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2013

This spring, Libra Theater Company presents the world premiere of The Thirteenth Commandment, a new play by Joshua H. Cohen. (more...)

The Management's THE HOUSE OF VON MACRAME Plays The Bushwick Starr, 1/22-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2013

The Flea Theater's spookiest serialized play is now a full-length musical. The Management (MilkMilkLemonade by Joshua Conkel, Cut by Crystal Skillman) team up with The Bushwick Starr to bring The House of Von Macramé to gory, glamorous life. Performances run January 23 - February 9, Wednesdays - Todays at 8pm. Preview performance: Tuesday, January 22nd at 8pm. (more...)

The Management's THE HOUSE OF VON MACRAME Plays The Bushwick Starr, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

The Flea Theater's spookiest serialized play is now a full-length musical. The Management (MilkMilkLemonade by Joshua Conkel, Cut by Crystal Skillman) team up with The Bushwick Starr to bring The House of Von Macramé to gory, glamorous life. Performances run January 23 - February 9, Wednesdays - Saturdays at 8pm. Preview performance: tonight, January 22nd at 8pm. (more...)

The Management's THE HOUSE OF VON MACRAME Plays The Bushwick Starr, 1/22-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

The Flea Theater's spookiest serialized play is now a full-length musical. The Management (MilkMilkLemonade by Joshua Conkel, Cut by Crystal Skillman) team up with The Bushwick Starr to bring The House of Von Macramé to gory, glamorous life. Performances run January 23 - February 9, Wednesdays - Saturdays at 8pm. Preview performance: Tuesday, January 22nd at 8pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Preview The Flea's THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2012

The Flea Theater presents an encore production of THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES, a 5-hour marathon of all seven of Sophocles' plays re-envisioned by playwright Sean Graney. Directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar (a 2012 Drama Desk Award nominee for Outstanding Director -- in his professional directing debut in NYC), the production stars 38 members of The Bats. Performances run now through July 1 at The Flea (41 White Street between Church and Broadway in Tribeca). Check out trailers for all seven of the plays in the videos below! (more...)

The Flea Theater Mounts Encore of THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2012

The Flea Theater presents an encore production of THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES, a 5-hour marathon of all seven of Sophocles' plays re-envisioned by playwright Sean Graney. Directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar (a 2012 Drama Desk Award nominee for Outstanding Director -- in his professional directing debut in NYC), the production stars 38 members of The Bats. Performances run today, June 6 - July 1 at The Flea (41 White Street between Church and Broadway in Tribeca). (more...)

Aporia Theater Presents World Premiere of WOYZECK, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

Aporia Theater has announced the limited engagement of WOYZECK, a new adaptation by Artistic Director Sarah Elizabeth Wansley with original music by David Marenberg. Preview is May 17; Opening is May 18. (more...)

Aporia Theater Presents World Premiere of WOYZECK Tonight, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

Aporia Theater has announced the limited engagement of WOYZECK, a new adaptation by Artistic Director Sarah Elizabeth Wansley with original music by David Marenberg. Opening is tonight, May 18. (more...)

The Flea Theater Mounts Encore of THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES, 6/6-7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

The Flea Theater presents an encore production of THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES, a 5-hour marathon of all seven of Sophocles' plays re-envisioned by playwright Sean Graney. Directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar (a 2012 Drama Desk Award nominee for Outstanding Director -- in his professional directing debut in NYC), the production stars 38 members of The Bats. Performances run June 6 - July 1 at The Flea (41 White Street between Church and Broadway in Tribeca). (more...)

Aporia Theater Presents World Premiere of WOYZECK, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2012

Aporia Theater has announced the limited engagement of WOYZECK, a new adaptation by Artistic Director Sarah Elizabeth Wansley with original music by David Marenberg. Preview is May 17; Opening is May 18. (more...)

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