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Photo Flash: Taking Over Opening NightPhoto Flash: Taking Over Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson)officially opened TAKING OVER, the first new solo play by OBIE Award winner Danny Hoch in 10 years, on Sunday, November 23 at 7 p.m. Directed by Tony Taccone, TAKING OVER will run through Sunday, December 14. (more...)

The Public Theater Postpones 'A FREE MAN OF COLOR' The Public Theater Postpones 'A FREE MAN OF COLOR'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that A FREE MAN OF COLOR, the world premiere play by John Guare scheduled for late winter, has been postponed due to a loss of significant individual funding and a few key donations brought on by the current economic climate. The Public is still committed to producing this monumental play and expects to be mounting it next season. (more...)

Review - Taking Over & WintukReview - Taking Over & Wintuk
by Kristin Salaky - Nov 24, 2008

'Why do I feel like a fucking tourist in my own neighborhood!?!' That is the angry, anguished cry of Robert, a Polish-Puerto Rican native of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who has seen the crime and neglect of his lifelong neighborhood remedied by a gentrifying influx of high-end restaurants, art galleries and expensive building complexes that have priced long-time residents out of their communities. (more...)

TAKING OVER Begins Performances at the Public Theater 11/7TAKING OVER Begins Performances at the Public Theater 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present the New York premiere of TAKING OVER, the first new solo play by OBIE Award winner Danny Hoch in 10 years. (more...)

ARABIAN NIGHTS Director Mary Zimmerman to Speak at PAGE TO STAGE 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2008

Ten days before Mary Zimmerman unveils THE ARABIAN NIGHTS at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, fans of her work will have an opportunity to peek inside the process of creating a play with this Tony Award-winning director. Zimmerman will be interviewed on November 3 during Page to Stage - the second installment in Berkeley Rep's annual trio of talks with eminent theatre artists. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for Danny Hoch's TAKING OVER at the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews on Friday, November 7 for the New York premiere of TAKING OVER, the first new solo play by OBIE Award winner Danny Hoch in 10 years. (more...)

ARABIAN NIGHTS Director Mary Zimmerman to Speak at PAGE TO STAGE 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2008

Ten days before Mary Zimmerman unveils THE ARABIAN NIGHTS at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, fans of her work will have an opportunity to peek inside the process of creating a play with this Tony Award-winning director. Zimmerman will be interviewed on November 3 during Page to Stage - the second installment in Berkeley Rep's annual trio of talks with eminent theatre artists. (more...)

Preview Tix for Public Theater's TAKING OVER on Sale 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present the New York premiere of TAKING OVER, the first new solo play by OBIE Award winner Danny Hoch in 10 years. Prior to its run at The Public in November, the Hip-Hop Theater Festival and The Public will join forces to present free performances of TAKING OVER in neighborhoods most affected by the play's explosive topic of gentrification: the South Bronx, Long Island City, and Williamsburg. (more...)

Preview Tix for Public Theater's TAKING OVER on Sale 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present the New York premiere of TAKING OVER, the first new solo play by OBIE Award winner Danny Hoch in 10 years. Prior to its run at The Public in November, the Hip-Hop Theater Festival and The Public will join forces to present free performances of TAKING OVER in neighborhoods most affected by the play's explosive topic of gentrification: the South Bronx, Long Island City, and Williamsburg. (more...)

Cathcart, Rich and Kushner Slated to Speak at Guthrie's 2009 Tony Kushner Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2008

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced directors for the three productions slated to headline the theater's 2009 Tony Kushner celebration, in addition to three speaking events designed to expand and enhance the issues raised in the work of this Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. (more...)

'Taking Over' and 'Wishful Drinking' Add Tour Dates and Locations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2008

Today Tony Taccone, artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre, announced additional dates for two solo shows that he staged in Berkeley before launching them on tours across the continent. Danny Hoch's Taking Over had its world premiere at Berkeley Rep in January and hit it big in Montreal this July; next week it starts an All City Tour featuring free performances in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx in addition to previously announced dates in Manhattan and Los Angeles. Moreover, after a record-breaking run in Berkeley last winter, Carrie Fisher's Wishful Drinking careened through Hartford, San Jose, Santa Fe, and Washington, DC this summer; now it adds Seattle to a list of upcoming destinations that also includes Boston. (more...)

Public Theater to Present NY Premiere of Hoch's New Play, 'Taking Over'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present the New York premiere of TAKING OVER, the first new solo play by OBIE Award winner Danny Hoch in 10 years. Prior to its run at The Public in November, the Hip-Hop Theater Festival and The Public will join forces to present free performances of TAKING OVER in neighborhoods most affected by the play's explosive topic of gentrification: the South Bronx, Long Island City, and Williamsburg. (more...)

Hip-Hop Theater Festival Returns September 23- October 11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2008

Hip-Hop Theater Festival (HHTF) returns to its roots with a uniquely entertaining presentation that bridges the gap between the art, culture, and music of Hip-Hop from September 23 - October 11. (more...)

Bonney Directs Weller's 'Beast' At NYTW 9/15, Marshall-Green Stars
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2008

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced that Beast, written by Michael Weller and directed by Jo Bonney, will begin performances Friday, August 29 at 8pm, at NYTW, 79 East 4th Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery. Opening night is scheduled for Monday, September 15 at 7pm. The production will run through Sunday, October 12. (more...)

Hip-Hop Theater Festival Returns September 23- October 11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008

Hip-Hop Theater Festival (HHTF) returns to its roots with a uniquely entertaining presentation that bridges the gap between the art, culture, and music of Hip-Hop from September 23 - October 11. (more...)

Berkley Rep To Premiere Itmar Moses's New Play 'Yellowjackets'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2008/09 Season with the world premiere of a provocative new play set in Berkeley and written by a Berkeley native: renowned playwright Itamar Moses returns to his hometown with Yellowjackets, a script set just around the corner in the halls of his alma mater. (more...)

Berkley Rep Presents Talk Backs With Moses After 'Yellowjackets'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2008

Theatres are usually dark on Mondays, but several times each season Berkeley Repertory Theatre makes Monday night glow with Page to Stage, a series of talks which engage brilliant guests in sparkling conversation. (more...)

Berkley Rep To Premiere Itmar Moses's New Play 'Yellowjackets'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2008

Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2008/09 Season with the world premiere of a provocative new play set in Berkeley and written by a Berkeley native: renowned playwright Itamar Moses returns to his hometown with Yellowjackets, a script set just around the corner in the halls of his alma mater. (more...)

Bonney Directs Weller's 'Beast' At NYTW 9/15, Marshall-Green Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2008

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced that Beast, written by Michael Weller and directed by Jo Bonney, will begin performances Friday, August 29 at 8pm, at NYTW, 79 East 4th Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery. Opening night is scheduled for Monday, September 15 at 7pm. The production will run through Sunday, October 12. (more...)

'Passing Strange' Concludes Run With Spike Lee's Filming
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2008

The long, strange trip is coming to an end: Passing Strange, the rock musical that was born at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, enjoyed an extended off-Broadway run at The Public Theater, and then burst onto Broadway with its original cast intact is scheduled to close this Sunday - but not until it's saved on film. On Saturday, celebrated director Spike Lee will shoot two of the show's final performances to preserve it for future generations! (more...)

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