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TALK RADIO to End Off-Broadway Run TomorrowTALK RADIO to End Off-Broadway Run Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Variations Theatre Group's critically acclaimed production of Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO will conclude its limited engagement tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's. Barry's jousts with his unseen callers-ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal-are interspersed with confrontations by his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer. (more...)

Photo: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Barbara Rosenblat Visits TALK RADIO Off-BroadwayPhoto: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Barbara Rosenblat Visits TALK RADIO Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Barbara Rosenblat, who plays the cancer-stricken inmate Miss Rosa on "Orange is the New Black," recently checked out the new revival of Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO at the Chain Theatre. Barbara appeared in the 2007 Broadway production of TALK RADIO starring Live Schreiber, and she was also in the original cast of The Secret Garden as the housekeeper Mrs. Medlock. (more...)

Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO Opens Tonight at the Chain TheatreEric Bogosian's TALK RADIO Opens Tonight at the Chain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Variations Theatre Group presents Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO, opening tonight, September 16th, at The Chain Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Off-Broadway Revival of Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIOPhoto Flash: First Look at Off-Broadway Revival of Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Variations Theatre Group is currently presenting Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO. Opening Night is tomorrow, September 16th at the Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's. Barry's jousts with his unseen callers-ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal-are interspersed with confrontations by his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer. (more...)

Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO Begins Tonight at the Chain TheatreEric Bogosian's TALK RADIO Begins Tonight at the Chain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Variations Theatre Group will present Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO beginning tonight, September 12th, with the Opening Night set for next Tuesday, September 16th at The Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's. Barry's jousts with his unseen callers-ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal-are interspersed with confrontations by his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer. (more...)

Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO Begins Performances Tonight at The Chain TheatreEric Bogosian's TALK RADIO Begins Performances Tonight at The Chain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Variations Theatre Group will present Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO beginning tonight, September 12th, with the Opening Night set for Tuesday, September 16th at The Chain Theatre. (more...)

Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO to Begin Performances Next Month at The Chain TheatreEric Bogosian's TALK RADIO to Begin Performances Next Month at The Chain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Variations Theatre Group will present Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO beginning September 12th, with the Opening Night set for Tuesday, September 16th at The Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's. Barry's jousts with his unseen callers-ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal-are interspersed with confrontations by his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab Presents Tracy Sallows' CURIOUS & RARE at Snapple Theatre Center, 2/20Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab Presents Tracy Sallows' CURIOUS & RARE at Snapple Theatre Center, 2/20
by Stephen Hanks - Jan 24, 2014

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab's Co-Producing Artistic Directors Frank Evans and Stephen Hanks are proud to announce that the final production of the 2013-14 season from the not-for-profit musical theater development is CURIOUS & RARE, written by Broadway, film, and TV actress and playwright Tracy Sallows (who has also appeared in previous MMTL productions). The presentation will be on Thursday, February 20 at 6:30 PM at The Snapple Theatre Center on Broadway and 50th Street. 3rd Floor, Jerry Orbach Theatre. Reservations at 212-989-6706 or MusicalMondays@aol.com. Regular Admission: $18. Students/Seniors $13. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab Presents THE CURSE OF BATVIA at Snapple Theatre TonightManhattan Musical Theatre Lab Presents THE CURSE OF BATVIA at Snapple Theatre Tonight
by Stephen Hanks - Dec 12, 2013

The not-for-profit musical theater development group Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab (formerly Musical Mondays Theatre Lab) has announced that the second show of its 2013-2014 season is the musical comedy, THE CURSE OF BATVIA. This original and seriously silly musical comedy concerns a missing dog, a missing book of spells from a far-off, vaguely Eastern European country, and four characters on the loose in an English manor house, two of whom need to find the counter spell before an ancient, lycanthropic curse comes true forever. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE CURSE OF BATVIA, 12/12 at 6:30pm at Snapple TheatreManhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE CURSE OF BATVIA, 12/12 at 6:30pm at Snapple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The not-for-profit musical theater development group Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab (formerly Musical Mondays Theatre Lab) has announced that the second show of its 2013-2014 season is the musical comedy, THE CURSE OF BATVIA. This original and seriously silly musical comedy concerns a missing dog, a missing book of spells from a far-off, vaguely Eastern European country, and four characters on the loose in an English manor house, two of whom need to find the counter spell before an ancient, lycanthropic curse comes true forever. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE CURSE OF BATAVIA TomorrowManhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE CURSE OF BATAVIA Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The not-for-profit musical theater development group Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab (formerly Musical Mondays Theatre Lab) has announced that the second show of its 2013-2014 season is the musical comedy, THE CURSE OF BATVIA. This original and seriously silly musical comedy concerns a missing dog, a missing book of spells from a far-off, vaguely Eastern European country, and four characters on the loose in an English manor house, two of whom need to find the counter spell before an ancient, lycanthropic curse comes true forever. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE CURSE OF BATVIA, 12/12 at 6:30pm at Snapple TheatreManhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE CURSE OF BATVIA, 12/12 at 6:30pm at Snapple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

The not-for-profit musical theater development group Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab (formerly Musical Mondays Theatre Lab) has announced that the second show of its 2013-2014 season is the musical comedy, THE CURSE OF BATVIA. This original and seriously silly musical comedy concerns a missing dog, a missing book of spells from a far-off, vaguely Eastern European country, and four characters on the loose in an English manor house, two of whom need to find the counter spell before an ancient, lycanthropic curse comes true forever. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab Announces THE CURSE OF BATVIA as Next Presentation at Snapple Theatre, 12/12Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab Announces THE CURSE OF BATVIA as Next Presentation at Snapple Theatre, 12/12
by Stephen Hanks - Nov 23, 2013

The not-for-profit musical theater development group Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab (formerly Musical Mondays Theatre Lab) has announced that the second show of its 2013-2014 season is the musical comedy, THE CURSE OF BATVIA. This original and seriously silly musical comedy concerns a missing dog, a missing book of spells from a far-off, vaguely Eastern European country, and four characters on the loose in an English manor house, two of whom need to find the counter spell before an ancient, lycanthropic curse comes true forever. (more...)

WALDEN Musical Reading at Judson Set for TodayWALDEN Musical Reading at Judson Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

Walden, a story-theatre style musical adaptation of Thoreau's best seller, featuring his work on the underground railroad and his star-crossed romance will be performed as a stage reading today, Monday, October 7th at The Gym at Judson Memorial Church. Book and Lyrics for Walden are written by Katherine Brann Fredricks and the music is composed by Bert Draesel. Brian Maschka directs a cast of eleven including Drew Aber, Cole Burden, Tyrone Davis, Jr, Susannah Jones, Lisa CM Lamothe, Rob Langeder, Heather Lundstedt, Ronnie Nelson, Doug Shapiro, Thalia St. Hubert and Stephanie Umoh. (more...)

WALDEN Musical Gets 10/7 Reading at JudsonWALDEN Musical Gets 10/7 Reading at Judson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Walden, a story-theatre style musical adaptation of Thoreau's best seller, featuring his work on the underground railroad and his star-crossed romance will be performed as a stage reading on Monday October 7th at The Gym at Judson Memorial Church. Book and Lyrics for Walden are written by Katherine Brann Fredricks and the music is composed by Bert Draesel. Brian Maschka directs a cast of eleven including Drew Aber, Cole Burden, Tyrone Davis, Jr, Susannah Jones, Lisa CM Lamothe, Rob Langeder, Heather Lundstedt, Ronnie Nelson, Doug Shapiro, Thalia St. Hubert and Stephanie Umoh. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jackie Hoffman, Danny Burstein & More in Transport Group's ONCE UPON A MATTRESS BenefitPhoto Flash: Jackie Hoffman, Danny Burstein & More in Transport Group's ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, just presented a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress at the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center. Leading the company were Jackie Hoffman as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as Queen Aggravain with Danny Burstein (Follies) as King Sextimus, Tony nominee John Cariani (Fiddler on the Roof) as The Jester, Jill Paice (Curtains) as Lady Larken, Drama Desk nominee Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon) as Sir Harry, OBIE winner Jonathan Hammond (The Boys in the Band) as The Wizard, Stanley Bahorek (Queen of the Mist) as The Minstrel, and Drama Desk nominee David Rossmer (Peter and the Starcatcher) as Prince Dauntless. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special concert below! (more...)

Danny Burstein, Jackie Hoffman and More Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit Concert TonightDanny Burstein, Jackie Hoffman and More Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, presents the one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress tonight, June 17 at 7pmat the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. (more...)

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit Concert Adds Danny Burstein and John Carian, 6/17ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit Concert Adds Danny Burstein and John Carian, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced additional casting for the one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress on Monday, June 17 at 7pmat the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. Joining previously announced Jackie Hoffman as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as Queen Aggravain are Tony nominee Danny Burstein (Follies) as King Sextimus, Tony nominee John Cariani (Fiddler on the Roof) as The Jester, Jill Paice (Curtains) as Lady Larken, Drama Desk nominee Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon) as Sir Harry, OBIE winner Jonathan Hammond (The Boys in the Band) as The Wizard, Stanley Bahorek (Queen of the Mist) as The Minstrel, and Drama Desk nominee David Rossmer (Peter and the Starcatcher) as Prince Dauntless. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Stages New Musical WALDEN, Now thru 6/23Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Stages New Musical WALDEN, Now thru 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity presents Walden, a story-theatre style musical adaptation of Thoreau's best seller, featuring his work on the underground railroad and his star-crossed romance. Six performances for Walden will be held at the Robert Moss Theatre, 440 Lafayette Street, NYC from today, May 29-June 15 as part of The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festivity will take place May 29th through June 23rd at Gene Frankel and Robert Moss Theatres in New York City. (more...)

WALDEN Set for The Planet Connections Theatre FestivityWALDEN Set for The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity presents Walden, a story-theatre style musical adaptation of Thoreau's best seller, featuring his work on the underground railroad and his star-crossed romance. Book and Lyrics for Walden are written by Katherine Brann Fredricks and the music is composed by Bert Draesel. Brian Maschka directs a cast of ten including Drew Aber, Cole Burden, Susannah Jones, Lisa Lamothe, Heather Lundstedt, Ronnie Nelson, Kurt Robbins, Thalia St. Hubert, Doug Shapiro, Forest VanDyke, with additional cast members to be announced shortly. Six performances for Walden will be held at the Robert Moss Theatre, 440 Lafayette Street, NYC from May 29-June 15 as part of The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festivity will take place May 29th through June 23rd at Gene Frankel and Robert Moss Theatres in New York City. (more...)

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