Chris Myers News

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...)

Air New Zealand Launches Explorer Pass Product
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

This month Air New Zealand launches its anticipated Air New Zealand Explorer Pass fare product. Designed to encourage visitors to New Zealand to explore more of the region, the pass makes travel within New Zealand and around the South Pacific easier and more flexible than ever before. (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...)

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...)

Scoop: NASCAR SPRINT CUP on FOX - Today, May 26, 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Get all the scoop on NASCAR SPRINT CUP, airing on FOX today, May 26, 2013! (more...)

Danielle Skraastad, Susannah Flood and More Join Clubbed Thumb's SUMMERWORKS 2013, Kicking Off Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

SUMMERWORKS 2013 - the annual season of new plays presented by the four-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb, will be presented tonight, May 24 to June 29 at The Wild Project (195 E. 3rd St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

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