Chris Tyler News

Blake Daniel Joins Justin Vivian Bond in THE CLOCK OF THE LOCK at Players Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening) will join the cast of Justin Sayre's Play, The Click of the Lock. Daniel joins the cast already featuring Tony Nominated Downtown Performer Justin Vivian Bond, Zachary Booth (Damages, Keep the Lights On), Rob Maitner (Urinetown, NY Fringe Festival; Bistro Award for Fairy Tales at the WPA Theater), Brian Barefoot, Jax Jackson, Grant Chapman & Chris Tyler. The reading will be held at the Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan) at 8:00 PM, with a cocktail reception starting at 7pm. The play is the second production in The Players playwright development series. To reserve a seat, please contact clickofthelock@gmail.com (more...)

Blake Daniel to Join Justin Vivian Bond in THE CLOCK OF THE LOCK at Players Club, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening) will join the cast of Justin Sayre's Play, The Click of the Lock. Daniel joins the cast already featuring Tony Nominated Downtown Performer Justin Vivian Bond, Zachary Booth (Damages, Keep the Lights On), Rob Maitner (Urinetown, NY Fringe Festival; Bistro Award for Fairy Tales at the WPA Theater), Brian Barefoot, Jax Jackson, Grant Chapman & Chris Tyler. The reading will be held at the Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan) at 8:00 PM, with a cocktail reception starting at 7pm. The play is the second production in The Players playwright development series. To reserve a seat, please contact clickofthelock@gmail.com (more...)

Justin Vivan Bond, John Cameron Mitchell and Holly Hunter and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

This week, March 10-19, Joe's Pub at the Public will feature Rory O'Malley, Shannon McNally, Lera Lynn, Benjamin Walker, Mortality Play, Joey Arias Experience, An Evening with Irving Berlin, Justin Vivian Bond, Flamenco Festival 2014, Martha Graham Cracker, Sarah Kay, Banda Magda String Orchestra, Lo Jo, The Meeting with Justin Sayre, Public Forum: Tevye and Chava, Mike Daisey, Winged Victory for the Sullen, John Cameron Mitchell & Holly Hunter, and Paul Loren. Scroll down for details! (more...)

THE MEETING to Welcome Kim Smith, Christian Coulson & More for BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Tribute, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will continue its engagement at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, March 16 at 9:30 PM with a celebration of the celebrated TV program 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer.' After a highly-successful season at 54 Below, the show has returned to its downtown roots this year with shows through May. The Meeting* has been called 'delicious and delightfully droll' by The New York Post, and 'hilarious and sardonic' by The Village Voice. A recent story for Slate.com called the evening 'so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight.' The March show will feature special guests Kim Smith, Christian Coulson, Diana Kazakova, Chris Tyler and Mark Dommu with others to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as Music Director. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, Zachary Booth & More Set for Player's Club's Reading of Justin Sayre's CLICK OF THE LOCK, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Justin Sayre's Play, The Click of the Lock, will be presented at The Player's Club as part of a new play reading. The cast will feature Tony Nominated Downtown Performer Justin Vivian Bond, Zachary Booth (Damages, Keep the Lights On), Rob Maitner (Urinetown, NY Fringe Festival; Bistro Award for Fairy Tales at the WPA Theater), Brian Barefoot, Jax Jackson, Grant Chapman & Chris Tyler. The reading will be held at the Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan) at 8:00 PM, with a cocktail reception starting at 7pm. To reserve a seat, please contact clickofthelock@gmail.com. (more...)

VERA; OR, THE NIHILISTS Begins Performances Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Oscar Wilde's outlandish first play Vera; Or, The Nihilists, a young assassin's struggle with love, rebellion, and political idealism, receives it's first ever New York revival since its 1883 debut, courtesy queer company Femme Fatale Theater, at downtown's Obie Award-winning HERE beginning tonight, Feb. 12. (more...)

VERA; OR, THE NIHILISTS Begins Performances 2/12 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Oscar Wilde's outlandish first play Vera; Or, The Nihilists, a young assassin's struggle with love, rebellion, and political idealism, receives it's first ever New York revival since its 1883 debut, courtesy queer company Femme Fatale Theater, at downtown's Obie Award-winning HERE beginning Feb. 12. (more...)

Femme Fatale Theater to Present Oscar Wilde's VERA; OR, THE NIHILISTS at HERE, Begin. 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Oscar Wilde's outlandish first play Vera; Or, The Nihilists, a young assassin's struggle with love, rebellion, and political idealism, receives it's first ever New York revival since its 1883 debut, courtesy queer company Femme Fatale Theater, at downtown's Obie Award-winning HERE beginning Feb. 12. (more...)

Justin Sayre's RITE OF WATER to Premiere 10/26 at Jalopy Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

American poet Hart Crane (1899 - 1932) stands sometimes unsteadily in the pantheon of American literature. Adored by the likes of Tennessee Williams and Harold Bloom, Crane's works and tumultuous life continue to fascinate and intrigue readers 80 years after his suicide in 1932. Using Crane's poetry, letters, and original work based on events of his life, Justin Sayre (The Meeting*, Night of a Thousand Judys) creates a life scape for the troubled poet, in his new work, A Rite Of Water: An American Passion PlayStarring Chris Tyler, Nicholas Gorham, Ryan Streit, and Alston Brown on Saturday, October 26th, 4pm at Jalopy Theater - 315 Columbia Street, Red Hook Brooklyn off the Carroll Street F/G. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces Programming for the Tenth Anniversary Edition of its Performance Festival PRELUDE, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

PRELUDE allows the public to experience work-in-progress presentations, open rehearsals and discussions by dozens of NYC's most exciting theater and performance artists -- for FREE -- including Taylor Mac, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Big Dance Theater, Big Art Group, Cesar Alvarez & Sarah Benson, Annie Baker, David Levine, Cynthia Hopkins, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Jay Scheib & Co., Elastic City, PearlDamour, ANIMALS, Katherine Brook / Tele-Violet, Woodshed Collective, Daniel Fish, Andrew Ondrejcak, James Monaco & Jerome Ellis and more. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces Programming for the Tenth Anniversary Edition of its Performance Festival PRELUDE, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

PRELUDE allows the public to experience work-in-progress presentations, open rehearsals and discussions by dozens of NYC's most exciting theater and performance artists -- for FREE -- including Taylor Mac, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Big Dance Theater, Big Art Group, Cesar Alvarez & Sarah Benson, Annie Baker, David Levine, Cynthia Hopkins, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Jay Scheib & Co., Elastic City, PearlDamour, ANIMALS, Katherine Brook / Tele-Violet, Woodshed Collective, Daniel Fish, Andrew Ondrejcak, James Monaco & Jerome Ellis and more. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces Programming for the Tenth Anniversary Edition of its Performance Festival PRELUDE, 10/2-4
by Courtnie Mele - Aug 29, 2013

PRELUDE allows the public to experience work-in-progress presentations, open rehearsals and discussions by dozens of NYC's most exciting theater and performance artists -- for FREE -- including Taylor Mac, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Big Dance Theater, Big Art Group, Cesar Alvarez & Sarah Benson, Annie Baker, David Levine, Cynthia Hopkins, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Jay Scheib & Co., Elastic City, PearlDamour, ANIMALS, Katherine Brook / Tele-Violet, Woodshed Collective, Daniel Fish, Andrew Ondrejcak, James Monaco & Jerome Ellis and more. (more...)

THIS IS A PLAY ABOUT BEING GAY Set for 2013 Fresh Fruit Festival, Now thru 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

The 2013 Fresh Fruit Festival will present the World Premiere of THIS IS A PLAY ABOUT BEING GAY written and directed by Teddy Nicholas; assisted directed and stage managed by Alyson Fortner, featuring Cameron M. Burns (Tenement Street Workshop's 'Rough Approximations: A Devil Tale'), Ray Campbell (Everywhere Theatre Group's 'Flying Snakes in 3D!!!'), Cory Conley (2011 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award Winner for his play 'The More Loving One'), Jen Kwok ('Trade Practices' at HERE Arts Center's Culturemart), and Chris Tyler ('Waiting for Barbara'). (more...)

THIS IS A PLAY ABOUT BEING GAY Set for 2013 Fresh Fruit Festival, 7/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2013

The 2013 Fresh Fruit Festival will present the World Premiere of THIS IS A PLAY ABOUT BEING GAY written and directed by Teddy Nicholas; assisted directed and stage managed by Alyson Fortner, featuring Cameron M. Burns (Tenement Street Workshop's "Rough Approximations: A Devil Tale"), Ray Campbell (Everywhere Theatre Group's "Flying Snakes in 3D!!!"), Cory Conley (2011 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award Winner for his play "The More Loving One"), Jen Kwok ("Trade Practices" at HERE Arts Center's Culturemart), and Chris Tyler ("Waiting for Barbara"). (more...)

THE MEETING* Honors Justin Vivian Bond, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2013

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre will conclude their Spring 2013 season on Thursday, May 16 at The Duplex in New York's West Village. After a sell-out year, The Meeting* has added a second performance each month due to popular demand; there are now shows at 7:000 PM and 9:30 PM. (more...)

Randy Harrison, Christian Coulson and More Set for THE CLICK OF THE LOCK Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

{Your Name Here} A Queer Theater Company is proud to present their second reading of The Click of the Lock, a new play by Justin Sayre (The Meeting*, Night of a Thousand Judys). The evening is co-produced by David Anzuelo and Artistic Director David Macke with special thanks to Labyrinth Theater Company. The cast will feature Brian Barefoot, Joe Beedles, Christian Coulson (Swan!!!, Harry Potter), Sean Dugan ('Smash,' Next Fall), Cole Escola (Logo TV's 'Jeffery & Cole Casserole'), Logan Ford, Randy Harrison (Silence! The Musical, Showtime's 'Queer as Folk'), Rob Maitner (Urinetown, NY Fringe Festival; Bistro Award for Fairy Tales at the WPA Theater), Allen McCullough and Chris Tyler. Mr. Sayre serves as Director. The show will be held at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street in Manhattan) at 7:00 PM. Tickets, available to industry only, are available at tcotlreading@gmail.com. (more...)

Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, Arthur Miller Influence A CRUCIBLE at The Wild Project, 1/10-1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Perfect Disgrace Theater presents the world-premiere of Brian Bauman's A CRUCIBLE - a new play influenced by the diaries of Marilyn Monroe and Andy Warhol, as well as the writings of Arthur Miller and John Huston's film "The Misfits" - directed by Kate Gagnon (TECHNODOULIA DOT COM) with previews beginning January 10 prior to an official press opening of January 13 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Perfect Disgrace Theater Presents A CRUCIBLE World Premiere at The Wild Project, 1/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Perfect Disgrace Theater presents the world-premiere of Brian Bauman's A CRUCIBLE - a new play influenced by the diaries of Marilyn Monroe and Andy Warhol, as well as the writings of Arthur Miller and John Huston's film 'The Misfits' - directed by Kate Gagnon (TECHNODOULIA DOT COM) with previews beginning January 10 prior to an official press opening of January 13 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond and More to Guest Star in La MaMa's SQUIRTS, 1/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2013

La MaMa ETC presents SQUIRTS: New Voices in Queer Performance, curated and hosted by Dan Fishback, January 4 - 13, 2013, at The Club at La MaMa ETC, 74 East 4th Street, NYC. (more...)

Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, Arthur Miller Influence A CRUCIBLE at The Wild Project, Now thru 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Perfect Disgrace Theater presents the world-premiere of Brian Bauman's A CRUCIBLE - a new play influenced by the diaries of Marilyn Monroe and Andy Warhol, as well as the writings of Arthur Miller and John Huston's film 'The Misfits' - directed by Kate Gagnon (TECHNODOULIA DOT COM) with previews beginning tonight, January 10 prior to an official press opening of January 13 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

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