Daniel Talbott News

THE OPTIMIST, Starring Chris Bellant, Will Have West Coast Premiere at Elephant Stages, 4/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

"The Optimist" by Jason Chimonides and directed by Will Wallace will have its West Coast Premiere at Elephant Stages in Los Angeles on April 3rd. The show will run through April 20th. (more...)

David Van Asselt's A FABLE to Begin Performances 5/3 at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

piece by piece productions and Rising Phoenix Repertory in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present the world premiere of A Fable, written by David Van Asselt and directed by Daniel Talbott, beginning Saturday, May 3 at 7pm at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, May 22 at 7pm. A Fable is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 28. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre to Offer Talkback After Performance of WILD, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Sanguine Theatre Company invites its patrons to an engaging talkback: 'WILD: Modern Relationships Onstage, Sexual Identity, and the Development of Crystal Skillman's Latest Indie Hit,' following the 8:00pm performance of WILD on March 28 at the IRT Theater. The talkback will feature WILD playwright Crystal Skillman and director Evan F. Caccioppoli, Abigail Katz of Atlantic Theater Company, Martin Denton of Indie Theater Now, and the producers and cast of Wild. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre Presents New York Premiere of WILD, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Sanguine Theatre Company presents Wild by Crystal Skillman at the IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street) in downtown Manhattan. Evan F. Caccioppoli, who helmed the world premiere of the play in Chicago, will direct the New York premiere. (more...)

Rising Phoenix Rep to Present BARN, 3/23-4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

After the critical success of its most recent Off-Broadway production, the Lucille Lortel Award winning All the Rage by Martin Moran (produced with piece by piece productions and The Barrow Group), acclaimed company Rising Phoenix Repertory returns to its longtime downtown home with the world premiere of Barn by Charlotte Miller, directed by Michael Padden. The play will be staged for eleven performances only at the Seventh Street Small Stage, where the company has produced new plays site-specifically for eight years in addition to more than 25 fully produced new plays in its lauded Cino Nights series. The production will run from March 23 - April 10, 2014, and features Brian Miskell, Laura Ramadei, and Sanford Wilson. (more...)

Chris Bellant and Sarah Jes Austell to Star in West Coast Premiere of THE OPTIMIST at Elephant Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Chris Bellant (Warner Bros. upcoming "Into the Storm") and Sarah Jes Austell will star in the West Coast Premiere of "The Optimist" by Jason Chimonides at Elephant Stages in Los Angeles from April 3rd to April 20th. (more...)

Cast Announced for New Brooklyn Theater's Site-Specific THE DEATH OF BESSIE SMITH, 1/9-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

New Brooklyn Theater has announced casting today for its site-specific production of Edward Albee's The Death of Bessie Smith at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn. This rare revival will run for eight performances between January 9 and 19, 2014. Each performance will be followed by talkbacks or panel discussions with leaders in the arts, government, labor, and health. These discussions are intended to raise critical questions about health access, race, class, and the arts in New York. (more...)

Lesley Shires to Star in IRT's THE GIN BABY, Begin. 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Mermaid Sand Productions and Kid Brooklyn Productions announced the cast of Sarah Shaefer's The Gin Baby, directed by Daniel Talbott, January 19 through February 2, 2014 at the IRT Theater in downtown Manhattan. (more...)

Rising Phoenix Rep to Stage EXTRAORDINARY THINGS, 1/13-26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

After the critical success of its most recent Lucille Lortel Award winning Off-Broadway production of Martin Moran's All the Rage (produced with piece by piece productions), acclaimed company Rising Phoenix Repertory returns to its longtime downtown home with the world premiere of RPR Artistic Director Daniel Talbott's new play Extraordinary Things. (more...)

{Your Name Here} A Queer Theater to Host BLIPS!, 12/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2013

{Your Name Here} A Queer Theater is proud to present the third edition of their popular event, BLIPS!. BLIPS! is an evening of 10- minute plays designed to cultivate a base of up and coming Queer playwrights and celebrate the diversity of the community. (more...)

the side project's F.X. Kroetz Double Bill Opens 1/5 with THROUGH THE LEAVES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Playwright Franz Xaver (F.X.) Kroetz is infrequently presented in Chicago, despite being Germany's most-produced living playwright during the 1980s and 90s. All that will change when the side project - known for its hyper-intimacy - takes on Kroetz, known for his hyper-realism and unrelenting depictions of loneliness, with a two-show rep in January and February. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER at Rising Phoenix Rep's CINO NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continued the series on Tuesday, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER THAN THAT Set for Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continues the series tonight, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. (more...)

Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER THAN THAT Set for Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights, 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continues the series on Tuesday, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. (more...)

World Premiere of Sarah Shaefer's THE GIN BABY Set for IRT Theater, 1/19-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Mermaid Sand Productions and Kid Brooklyn Productions announced today that they will produce Sarah Shaefer's searing drama The Gin Baby, directed by Daniel Talbott, January 19 through February 2, 2014 at the IRT Theater in downtown Manhattan. (more...)

The Side Project Presents THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS: A FESTIVAL OF STORYTELLING, 10/20 - Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

The Side Project has announced it will present The Kindness of Strangers: A Festival of Storytelling. Forty storytellers will converge in a three-week festival featuring first-time and experienced tellers nightly, accompanied by live multi-instrumentalist, Matt Wills. The Festival, kicking off October 20, will run Sunday through Today eves at 7:30pm through November 6. (more...)

THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS: A FESTIVAL OF STORYTELLING to Kick Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

Storytelling - part acting, part writing and part solo performance piece - is possibly the world's oldest art form. The original medium for classics like Beowulf and Homer's Odyssey, storytelling as performance will be celebrated in 21st Century style in the side project's second Festival of Storytelling, Each night, three to four different artists will take the stage to perform 5- to 12-minute pieces, prior to a full-length story offered by one of the festival's three headliners. Multi-instrumentalist Matt Wills will provide musical accompaniment. The Festival, kicking off October 20 at The Side Project, will run Today through Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm through November 6. (more...)

Ken Urban's NIBBLER, Directed by Stephen Brackett Begins Performances on 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Stable Cable Lab Co. has announced the cast and creative team for the workshop production of Nibbler, a play by Ken Urban, directed by Stephen Brackett. Nibblerwill begin invited presentations on Friday, November 15, 2013 at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios (244 W. 54th St - between Broadway & 8th Ave.) and is scheduled to run through November 23rd, 2013. The results of the workshop production - including the actors' experience with the work, the aesthetics of the director and designers, and the audience's feedback - will be invaluable to the development of this play and talkbacks will follow several performances to discuss the work. (more...)

THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS: A FESTIVAL OF STORYTELLING to Kick Off 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2013

Storytelling - part acting, part writing and part solo performance piece - is possibly the world's oldest art form. The original medium for classics like Beowulf and Homer's Odyssey, storytelling as performance will be celebrated in 21st Century style in the side project's second Festival of Storytelling, Each night, three to four different artists will take the stage to perform 5- to 12-minute pieces, prior to a full-length story offered by one of the festival's three headliners. Multi-instrumentalist Matt Wills will provide musical accompaniment. The Festival, kicking off October 20 at The Side Project, will run Sunday through Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm through November 6. (more...)

Lucy Thurber's THE HILL TOWN PLAYS Closes Today at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Lucy Thurber's The Hill Town Plays, a cycle of five plays--Scarcity, Ashville, Where We're Born, Killers and Other Family, and Stay--began previews August 14, 2013, with an official opening night for all five plays on September 5, 2013. The closing date is today, September 28, 2013. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 18