Cherry Lane Theatre News

Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with MORNING IN AMERICA at Primary StagesKristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with MORNING IN AMERICA at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Primary Stages has announced MORNING IN AMERICA, November 9, 9:00 AM - a series of one-minute monologues created by the Primary Stages community of playwrights in response to the 2016 election. (more...)

Photo Flash: Long Wharf Theatre Presents ENDGAMEPhoto Flash: Long Wharf Theatre Presents ENDGAME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Endgame, by Samuel Beckett, directed by Edelstein. The play runs from January 5 through February 5, 2017 on Stage II. Tickets start at $29. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, Mel Johnson, Jr., Grasan Kingsberry and More Sign on for WEARING BLACK ReadingConstantine Maroulis, Mel Johnson, Jr., Grasan Kingsberry and More Sign on for WEARING BLACK Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have announced casting for their upcoming staged reading of WEARING BLACK, the new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by Riley Thomas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Heartwarming Irish Tale CHAPATTI Opens Tonight at Laguna PlayhousePhoto Flash: Heartwarming Irish Tale CHAPATTI Opens Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, CHAPATTI, written by Christian O'Reilly and directed by David Ellenstein, based on the direction of Judith Ivey. "I just fell in love with this play and the beautiful and quirky love story at its center.  I think our audiences are about to fall in love with it too," says Wareham.  CHAPATTI will begin previews on Wednesday, January 11; will open on Sunday, January 15 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, January 29, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look at 2Cents' Off-Kilter Production BRILLIANT TRACESPhoto Flash: Take a Look at 2Cents' Off-Kilter Production BRILLIANT TRACES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

2Cents Theatre presents BRILLIANT TRACES, written by Cindy Lou Johnson and directed by Kristen Boule.  BRILLIANT TRACES will preview on Saturday, January 7 at 8pm & Sunday, January 8 at 7pm and will open on Friday, January 13 and run through Sunday, February 11 at the Underground Theatre, 1314 N. Wilton Place in Hollywood.   (more...)

James Anthony Tyler's Timely Comedy DOLPHINS AND SHARKS to Debut at Labyrinth Theater CompanyJames Anthony Tyler's Timely Comedy DOLPHINS AND SHARKS to Debut at Labyrinth Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of the witty and socially poignant production of Dolphins and Sharks by upcoming playwright James Anthony Tyler. The production, which marks Tyler's professional debut, is scheduled for February 9 - March 19 and is directed by Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Announces 2017 Lineup at Cherry Lane, Joe's PubDowntown Urban Arts Festival Announces 2017 Lineup at Cherry Lane, Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF) announces the playwrights accepted for the 15th Anniversary season of its Theater series to run at the Cherry Lane Theatre and Joe's Pub at The Pubic Theater, April 8 to May 20, 2017. (more...)

Chris McCarrell to Star in New Show THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL This SpringChris McCarrell to Star in New Show THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Chris McCarrell, will star in a brand-new production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical this March at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

light Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESSlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones.  Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 3 at 8 pm. (more...)

Geva Presents Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECTGeva Presents Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

???????Geva Theatre Center presents The Lake Effect, Rajiv Joseph's play about family, friendship and food. The Lake Effect will be performed in the Fielding Stage from February 2 to February 19. (more...)

Charles Mandracchia's YOU GOT A PROBLEM Wins Best Short Animated FilmCharles Mandracchia's YOU GOT A PROBLEM Wins Best Short Animated Film
by Movies News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

YOU GOT A PROBLEM..., a new short film by Broadway Actor turned Director Charles Mandracchia, has just won for Best Animated Short Film category in the Mediterranean Film Festival (MEDFF) for 2016. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld to Return to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in 2017Jerry Seinfeld to Return to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Jerry Seinfeld fans can catch the legendary comedian as he returns to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for four nights of his critically-acclaimed stand-up comedy on June 17-18 and Sept. 8-9, 2017. (more...)

YOU GOT A PROBLEM to Receive Two Festival Premieres in 2017YOU GOT A PROBLEM to Receive Two Festival Premieres in 2017
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2016

You Got a Problem…, a new short film by Broadway Actor turned Director Charles Mandracchia, has just been accepted into the Official Selection categories in two film festivals in 2017. (more...)

NCTC Presents West Coast Premiere of Acclaimed Drama, DANIEL'S HUSBANDNCTC Presents West Coast Premiere of Acclaimed Drama, DANIEL'S HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

In January, NCTC presents the West Coast premiere of Daniel's Husband, the acclaimed drama by Michael McKeever, directed by Allen Sawyer. Daniel and Mitchell enjoy life as the perfect couple. Perfect house, perfect friends. What isn't perfect is Daniel longs to be married. Mitchell does not. As their love story unfolds in this 'work of profoundly moving art' (The Sun-Sentinel), these two men learn the consequences of their points of view. Proclaimed by the Miami Herald as 'beautifully crafted, powerfully realized and emotionally devastating,' Daniel's Husband takes an unflinching look at how we choose to tie the knot. Or not. (more...)

Industry Readings of WEARING BLACK Set for Next MonthIndustry Readings of WEARING BLACK Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company present a staged reading of WEARING BLACK, the new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by Riley Thomas.  Directed by Markus Potter, WEARING BLACK will play two performances on Monday, January 23, at 3PM and 7PM, at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street.  (more...)

2Cents Theatre Presents BRILLIANT TRACES by Cindy Lou Johnson2Cents Theatre Presents BRILLIANT TRACES by Cindy Lou Johnson
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

2Cents Theatre presents BRILLIANT TRACES, written by Cindy Lou Johnson and directed by Kristen Boule.  BRILLIANT TRACES will preview on Saturday, January 7 at 8pm &Sunday, January 8 at 7pm and will open on Friday, January 13 and run through Sunday, February 11 at the Underground Theatre, 1314 N. Wilton Place in Hollywood.  (more...)

Annie Dow and Eddie Martinez to Star in FADE at Primary Stages; Cast Complete!Annie Dow and Eddie Martinez to Star in FADE at Primary Stages; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Primary Stages has announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of FADE, written by Tanya Saracho (Mala Hierba) and directed by Jerry Ruiz (Basilica). (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre to Present New Play About Hurricane Sandy in 2017Cherry Lane Theatre to Present New Play About Hurricane Sandy in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Hurricane Sandy hit New York, and suddenly several major metropolitan hospitals were faced with a potential crisis that required drastic action -- total evacuation. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents Third Show in 2016-2017 Season- CHAPATTILaguna Playhouse Presents Third Show in 2016-2017 Season- CHAPATTI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, CHAPATTI, written by Christian O'Reilly and directed by David Ellenstein, based on the direction of Judith Ivey. 'I just fell in love with this play and the beautiful and quirky love story at its center.  I think our audiences are about to fall in love with it too,' says Wareham.  CHAPATTI will begin previews on Wednesday, January 11; will open on Sunday, January 15 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, January 29, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Joe Wilson, Jr. to Play Dr. King in THE MOUNTAINTOP at Trinity RepJoe Wilson, Jr. to Play Dr. King in THE MOUNTAINTOP at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, kicks off 2017 at Trinity Repertory Company and continues the 53rd season, Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future. (more...)

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