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Edgar Oliver's ATTORNEY STREET Makes World Premiere TonightEdgar Oliver's ATTORNEY STREET Makes World Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Edgar Oliver, the singular storyteller and beloved downtown NYC theater artist, returns to Axis Theatre to perform the world premiere of Attorney Street, the final installment in a trilogy of solo shows, directed by Randy Sharp, charting Oliver's life in New York City. (more...)

Edgar Oliver's ATTORNEY STREET to Make World Premiere This FallEdgar Oliver's ATTORNEY STREET to Make World Premiere This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Edgar Oliver, the singular storyteller and beloved downtown NYC theater artist, returns to Axis Theatre to perform the world premiere of Attorney Street, the final installment in a trilogy of solo shows, directed by Randy Sharp, charting Oliver's life in New York City. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

As Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre closes out a century of New Orleans theatre, we celebrate this milestone at The Curtain Call Ball gala and fundraiser! (more...)

Lincoln Center to Present THE MOTH as Part of World Science Festival, 6/2Lincoln Center to Present THE MOTH as Part of World Science Festival, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will present Making Waves: The Moth at the World Science Festival on June 2, 2016, at 7:30 pm in Alice Tully Hall. Making Waves is the result of a partnership between The Moth, the nonprofit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, and the World Science Festival, the cultural institution that engages a broad general audience in the wonders of scientific discovery. Together they bring five esteemed scientists, writers, and innovators to Lincoln Center to share their incredible stories. (more...)

DAILY SHOW Correspondent's New Project Opens Tonight at Cherry Lane TheaterDAILY SHOW Correspondent's New Project Opens Tonight at Cherry Lane Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, (www.homecomingkingshow.com) the theatrical debut of humorist and 'The Daily Show' correspondent Hasan Minhaj, will play a limited engagement at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC), opening tonight, October 23. Directed byGreg Walloch, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King will run through November 15th. The show is produced by Mike Berkowitz and Mike Lavoie. (more...)

DAILY SHOW Correspondent's New Project to Open at Cherry Lane TheaterDAILY SHOW Correspondent's New Project to Open at Cherry Lane Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, (www.homecomingkingshow.com) the theatrical debut of humorist and 'The Daily Show' correspondent Hasan Minhaj, will play a limited engagement at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC) beginning October 15th. Directed byGreg Walloch, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King will run through November 15th, with opening night set for October 23rd. The show is produced by Mike Berkowitz and Mike Lavoie. (more...)

The Moth Sets Festival of Dangerous Ideas Storyteller LineupThe Moth Sets Festival of Dangerous Ideas Storyteller Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Beloved New York-based storytelling impresarios The Moth have announced a compelling local and international lineup for their Sydney Opera House debut during the Festival of Dangerous Ideas (FODI) on Sunday 6 September 2015. (more...)

Axis Company to Present Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, 5/8-6/7Axis Company to Present Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, 5/8-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Axis Company will present the world premiere of In The Park, a new solo show from esteemed actor, playwright, storyteller and longtime Axis member Edgar Oliver. Directed by Randy Sharp, Artistic Director of Axis and the director of Oliver's first solo show, the acclaimed, Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning East 10th Street, In The Park follows Oliver's Helen & Edgar (2012), which The New York Times' Ben Brantley called 'utterly absorbing and unexpectedly moving.' The new production comes on the heels of Axis' recent hit Nothing On Earth (Can Hold Houdini), which was written and directed by Sharp and lauded by The New York Times and others. (more...)

Axis Company Presents Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, Now thru 6/7Axis Company Presents Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, Now thru 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Axis Company will present the world premiere of In The Park, a new solo show from esteemed actor, playwright, storyteller and longtime Axis member Edgar Oliver. Directed by Randy Sharp, Artistic Director of Axis and the director of Oliver's first solo show, the acclaimed, Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning East 10th Street, In The Park follows Oliver's Helen & Edgar (2012). The new production comes on the heels of Axis' recent hit Nothing On Earth (Can Hold Houdini), which was written and directed by Sharp and lauded by The New York Times and others. (more...)

Michele Carlo to Perform FISH OUT OF AGUA as Part of ONE Festival, 4/23 & 26Michele Carlo to Perform FISH OUT OF AGUA as Part of ONE Festival, 4/23 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

One of New York City's most esteemed and accomplished storytellers, Michele Carlo, will present an excerpt from her upcoming solo show, 'Fish Out Of Agua' as part of the 9th Annual ONE Festival at the 4th Street Theater (83 E. 4th Street) in Manhattan, on Wednesday, April 23 at 8pm and Saturday, April 26, at 2pm. Tickets are $20.00. For additional information, go to: www.theonefestivalnyc.com/ (more...)

Axis Company to Present Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, 5/8-6/7Axis Company to Present Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, 5/8-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Axis Company will present the world premiere of In The Park, a new solo show from esteemed actor, playwright, storyteller and longtime Axis member Edgar Oliver. Directed by Randy Sharp, Artistic Director of Axis and the director of Oliver's first solo show, the acclaimed, Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning East 10th Street, In The Park follows Oliver's Helen & Edgar (2012), which The New York Times' Ben Brantley called 'utterly absorbing and unexpectedly moving.' The new production comes on the heels of Axis' recent hit Nothing On Earth (Can Hold Houdini), which was written and directed by Sharp and lauded by The New York Times and others. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Two Soloists From UNDER THE RADAR 2014BWW Reviews: Two Soloists From UNDER THE RADAR 2014
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2014

Edgar Oliver and John Hodgman bring solo shows to the tenth annual festival. (more...)

AVO Playhouse Premieres GOODNIGHT, MR. BARRYMORE TodayAVO Playhouse Premieres GOODNIGHT, MR. BARRYMORE Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

If audiences today know the name of John Barrymore, it's most likely as the paternal grandfather of movie star Drew Barrymore. They may have a vague idea that he was a great actor from a family of great actors, but do they know he was also an infamous world-class drunk? (more...)

AVO Playhouse to Premiere GOODNIGHT, MR. BARRYMORE, 10/30AVO Playhouse to Premiere GOODNIGHT, MR. BARRYMORE, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

If audiences today know the name of John Barrymore, it's most likely as the paternal grandfather of movie star Drew Barrymore. They may have a vague idea that he was a great actor from a family of great actors, but do they know he was also an infamous world-class drunk? (more...)

AMNH Presents 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, 11/29-12/2AMNH Presents 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, 11/29-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2012

The 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen 29 outstanding films and host special multi-media events and performances. The Margaret Mead Film Festival strives to illuminate the complexity and diversity of peoples and cultures from around the world. Encompassing a broad spectrum of creative storytelling from indigenous community media to experimental documentaries, the films present a range of cultural perspectives and offer forums for discussion with filmmakers and renowned speakers. (more...)

AMNH Presents 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, Now thru 12/2AMNH Presents 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, Now thru 12/2
by Movies News Desk - Nov 29, 2012

The 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen 29 outstanding films and host special multi-media events and performances. The Margaret Mead Film Festival strives to illuminate the complexity and diversity of peoples and cultures from around the world. Encompassing a broad spectrum of creative storytelling from indigenous community media to experimental documentaries, the films present a range of cultural perspectives and offer forums for discussion with filmmakers and renowned speakers. (more...)

AMNH Presents 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, 11/29-12/2AMNH Presents 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, 11/29-12/2
by Movies News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

The 2012 Margaret Mead Film Festival, as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen 29 outstanding films and host special multi-media events and performances. The Margaret Mead Film Festival strives to illuminate the complexity and diversity of peoples and cultures from around the world. Encompassing a broad spectrum of creative storytelling from indigenous community media to experimental documentaries, the films present a range of cultural perspectives and offer forums for discussion with filmmakers and renowned speakers. (more...)

American Museum of Natural History To Present 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL, 10/29 - TodayAmerican Museum of Natural History To Present 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL, 10/29 - Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012

The 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen 29 outstanding films and host special multi-media events and performances. (more...)

American Museum of Natural History To Present 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL, 10/29 - 11/2American Museum of Natural History To Present 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL, 10/29 - 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2012

The 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen 29 outstanding films and host special multi-media events and performances. (more...)

American Museum of Natural History To Present 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL, 10/29 - 11/2American Museum of Natural History To Present 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL, 10/29 - 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

The 2012 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen 29 outstanding films and host special multi-media events and performances. (more...)

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