Chris Myers News

Sheldon Best, Sun Mee Chomet, Lizan Mitchell & More to Lead LCT3's 'BROWNSVILLE SONG'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Sheldon Best, Sun Mee Chomet, Lizan Mitchell, Chris Myers and Taliyah Whitaker will comprise the cast of the upcoming LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater New York premiere production of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a new play by Kimber Lee. The production, to be directed by Patricia McGregor, will begin performances Saturday, October 4, running for six weeks only through Sunday, November 16 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, October 20. (more...)

Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON Through Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

In response to popular demand and one week before performances begin, Soho Rep. extends the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, to May 24. Performances of An Octoroon will now take place April 23-May 24 (see schedule above) at Soho Rep. Critics are welcome as of Wednesday, April 30 for an official opening of Sunday, May 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Obie Award Winners Celebrate Backstage!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 20, 2014

The 59th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards, celebrating achievement in the Off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theater, were given out at a ceremony last night at Webster Hall in Greenwich Village. The awards ceremony was co-hosted by Tamara Tunie and Hamish Linklater. The awards were presented by Betsy Aidem, Harvey Fierstein, Lena Hall, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Andy Karl, David Bar Katz, Cristin Milioti, Kelli O'Hara, Lily Rabe and Stephen Trask. BroadwayWorld was there for the ceremony and you can check out photo coverage of the winners backstage below! (more...)

FUN HOME, APPROPRIATE & More Win Big at 2014 Obie Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

The 59th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards, celebrating achievement in the Off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theater, were given out at a ceremony last night at Webster Hall in Greenwich Village. The awards ceremony was co-hosted by Tamara Tunie and Hamish Linklater. The awards were presented by Betsy Aidem, Harvey Fierstein, Lena Hall, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Andy Karl, David Bar Katz, Cristin Milioti, Kelli O'Hara, Lily Rabe and Stephen Trask. (more...)

Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON to 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, Soho Rep. announces a second extension of the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, An Octoroon will run through June 8. (more...)

Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

In response to popular demand and one week before performances begin, Soho Rep. extends the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, to May 24. Performances of An Octoroon will now take place April 23-May 24 (see schedule above) at Soho Rep. Critics are welcome as of Wednesday, April 30 for an official opening of Sunday, May 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Chris Myers & Zoe Winters Join Cast of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON at Soho Rep,4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Soho Rep. announces final casting for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate recently opened at Signature Theatre and continues through April 6. (more...)

Matt Vasgersian & John Smoltz Join MLB Rotation on FOX
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

FOX Sports added to its already deep MLB lineup, today announcing that former Cy Young Award winner John Smoltz and nationally renowned broadcaster Matt Vasgersian team up to call MLB games on the FOX Broadcast Network and FOX Sports 1. The announcement was made by John Entz, Executive Vice President, Production & Executive Producer, FOX Sports. Smoltz and Vasgersian join the game roster that already includes Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci, reporters Erin Andrews and Ken Rosenthal, and play-by-play announcers Kenny Albert and Thom Brennaman. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FENCES at Long Wharf Theatre
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Dec 09, 2013

Phylicia Rashad sets a new standard for August Wilson's plays. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Wilson's Message Still Strong, but Direction, Characters are Weak Links in Long Wharf's FENCES
by Lauren Yarger - Dec 06, 2013

'Some people build fences to keep people out and other people build fences to keep people in.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Phylicia Rashad-Helmed FENCES at the Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre, in co-production with the McCarter Theatre, presents August Wilson's Fences, directed by Phylicia Rashad. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Urban Stages to Remount HONKY, 10/22-11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

After a wildly successful extended run last spring, Urban Stages will remount their production of Greg Kalleres' biting comedy HONKY. Directed by Luke Harlan, HONKY will begin its performances on October 22 and open on Sunday, October 27 through November 17, 2013 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street). (more...)

Phylicia Rashad-Helmed FENCES to Open 11/27 at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre, in co-production with the McCarter Theatre, presents August Wilson's Fences, directed by Phylicia Rashad. (more...)

Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand Offer Six Ways to Experience Australia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Air New Zealand and Tourism Australia today announced a million dollar partnership to encourage North Americans to check Australia off their 'to do' list by offering special fares to six of Australia's top destinations. (more...)

Urban Stages to Remount HONKY, 10/22-11/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

After a wildly successful extended run last spring, Urban Stages will remount their production of Greg Kalleres' biting comedy HONKY - a NY TimesCritics' Pick! Directed by Luke Harlan, HONKY will begin its performances on October 22 and open on Sunday, October 27 through November 17, 2013 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street). Tickets will be $40 ($25 during previews) and will be available at www.Smarttix.comor by calling 212.868.4444. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Presents Staged Reading of SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Cygnet Theatre presents a concert reading of Side by Side by Sondheim, a musical revue of Sondheim favorites. Directed by David McBean with Musical Direction by Chris Myers, Side by Side by Sondheim will be presented for TWO NIGHTS ONLY, beginning tonight, August 19, and continuing tomorrow, August 20 at 7:00pm. (more...)

FOX SPORTS 1 to Officially Launch Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

FOX Sports 1, America's new sports network, officially launches at 6:00 AM ET today, Aug. 17, marking a new era in sports television. (more...)

FOX SPORTS 1 to Officially Launch 8/17
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

FOX Sports 1, America's new sports network, officially launches at 6:00 AM ET on Saturday, Aug. 17, marking a new era in sports television. (more...)

Broadcast Teams Unveiled for 20th NFL Season on Fox
by TV News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

FOX Sports today unveiled the broadcast teams for its landmark 20th NFL on FOX season, welcoming new and familiar faces to its talent-ladened roster. The announcement was made by FOX Sports Co-President and COO Eric Shanks and Executive Producer John Entz from the network's annual preseason football broadcast seminar. Regular-season action kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 8, with doubleheader coverage featuring six games beginning at 1:00 PM ET. Game action is preceded by FOX NFL SUNDAY, America's No. 1 pregame show. The season concludes on Sunday, Feb. 2, as FOX broadcasts Super Bowl XLVIII from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. - the biggest, boldest and likely the coldest Super Bowl in television history. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre to Present Staged Reading of SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, 8/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Cygnet Theatre has announced a concert reading of Side by Side by Sondheim, a musical revue of Sondheim favorites. Directed by David McBean with Musical Direction by Chris Myers, Side by Side by Sondheim will be presented for TWO NIGHTS ONLY, August 19 & 20 at 7:00pm. (more...)

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