Ed Sylvanus Iskandar News

NYTW's 2050 Fellowship Program Seeks Applicants for 2017-18 SeasonNYTW's 2050 Fellowship Program Seeks Applicants for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) is currently accepting applications for the 2017/18 season of its 2050 Fellowship program for emerging playwrights and directors. Applications are due October 17, 2016 at 5pm EST. (more...)

Photo Flash: SUMMER SHORTS Marks 10 Years of Cheeky Theatre at 59E59 TheatersPhoto Flash: SUMMER SHORTS Marks 10 Years of Cheeky Theatre at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

SUMMER SHORTS, the annual festival of short plays that Throughline Artists present at 59E59 Theaters, celebrated their 10th season with a party at Fogo de Chão Churrascaria in NYC on August 8, 2016. Scroll down for photos from the party! (more...)

BWW Review: SUMMER SHORTS 2016 at 59E59 Theaters FascinatesBWW Review: SUMMER SHORTS 2016 at 59E59 Theaters Fascinates
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 3, 2016

See 'Summer Shorts Festival of New American Short Plays,' now on stage at 59E59 through September 3rd. There are two individual programs and each of them features three very original plays. (more...)

Phillip James Brannon to Lead 'NAT TURNER', While David Wilson Barnes, Finn Wittrock & More Join NYTW's OTHELLOPhillip James Brannon to Lead 'NAT TURNER', While David Wilson Barnes, Finn Wittrock & More Join NYTW's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) just announced full casting for the first two shows of the 2016/17 season, NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM and OTHELLO. (more...)

Cast Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2016 in 10th Season at 59E59 TheatersCast Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2016 in 10th Season at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

59E59 Theaters and Throughline Artists have announced casting for SUMMER SHORTS 2016, now in its 10th season of celebrating summer and the short form. (more...)

Chill Out with SUMMER SHORTS 2016 at 59E59 TheatersChill Out with SUMMER SHORTS 2016 at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

59E59 Theaters is thrilled to welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2016, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 10th season. (more...)

HADESTOWN Creators Set for PERSON PLACE THING Live Show with Randy Cohen at NYTWHADESTOWN Creators Set for PERSON PLACE THING Live Show with Randy Cohen at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and FABnyc will co-present a live show with the popular public radio show and podcast Person Place Thing with writer and humorist Randy Cohen, featuring HADESTOWN's celebrated singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and inventive two-time Obie award-winning director Rachel Chavkin at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) on Monday, June 6 at 7:00 pm. The evening will also include musical interludes from HADESTOWN and a brief audience Q&A. Tickets are $10 and be purchased at www.fabnyc.org. (more...)

BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents a Bold New THE TAMING OF THE SHREWBWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents a Bold New THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Barbara Johnson - May 26, 2016

What a time for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. It's a brave choice given its divisive, misogynistic text, but Shakespeare Theatre Company pulls it off under the bold direction of Ed Sylvanus Iskander. With an all-male cast, and featuring the contemporary pop music of Tony winner Duncan Sheik, this is Shakespeare with a decidedly modern sensibility. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Maulik Pancholy, Telly Leung & More Celebrate Opening of STC's THE TAMING OF THE SHREWPhoto Flash: Andre De Shields, Maulik Pancholy, Telly Leung & More Celebrate Opening of STC's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

 Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Ed Sylvanus Iskandar's bold new interpretation of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, featuring the music of Duncan Sheik, which opened last night in STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Names 2050 Fellows for 2016-17 SeasonNew York Theatre Workshop Names 2050 Fellows for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2016/17 Season 2050 Fellowship. The playwrights are Beto O'Byrne, Ming Peiffer, and Francis Weiss Rabkin and the directors are Danny Sharron, Stevie Walker-Webb, and Mo Zhou. (more...)

New York, World Premieres & More Set for Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary SeasonNew York, World Premieres & More Set for Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, The Playwrights Realm is pleased to announce its 2016-17 10th anniversary season. Over the past decade, The Realm has continually produced work by brave new voices and worked to introduce new initiatives to expand its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights as they strive to make a life in the arts. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/19/2016 - 4/26/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 4/19/2016 - 4/26/2016
by - Apr 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/19/2016 - 4/26/2016. (more...)

NYTW's 2016-17 Season Will Include Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo-Led OTHELLO & More!NYTW's 2016-17 Season Will Include Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo-Led OTHELLO & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) has just announced its complete 2016/17 Season. The season will kick-off in Fall 2016 with NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM by NYTW 2050 Fellow Nathan Alan Davis(Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea), directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian (The Convert). It is followed by the previously announced production of William Shakespeare's OTHELLO, directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home) and featuring David Oyelowo (Royal Shakespeare Company's The Histories, Selma) in the title role and Daniel Craig (Betrayal, Spectre) as 'Iago', in Winter 2016. Spring 2017 will bring THE OBJECT LESSON, by Geoff Sobelle (all wear bowlers), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect David Neumann (Restless Eye), with scenic installation by Steven Dufala. The season will conclude with NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory, directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar (The Mysteries). Performance schedules, casting and full creative teams will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Moves TAMING OF THE SHREW Opening to Accommodate Helen Hayes AwardsShakespeare Theatre Moves TAMING OF THE SHREW Opening to Accommodate Helen Hayes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Due to the Helen Hayes Awards ceremony, Shakespeare Theatre Company's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW will celebrate Opening Night and Press Night on Tuesday, May 24. Previews begin on May 17 and performances continue through June 26 at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW).  (more...)

Maulik Pancholy & Peter Gadiot to Star in Shakespeare Theatre Company's THE TAMING OF THE SHREWMaulik Pancholy & Peter Gadiot to Star in Shakespeare Theatre Company's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Next at Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), stage and screen actors Maulik Pancholy (Weeds, 30 Rock) and Peter Gadiot (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland) will be seen playing Katherina and Petruchio respectively in Ed Sylvanus Iskandar's bold new interpretation of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Iskandar, known for his striking and immersive directorial style, completes STC's 2015-2016 season with this production, playing in Sidney Harman Hall from May 17 to June 26, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERSPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERS
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 29, 2016

The Playwrights Realm presents the world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. The production opened just last night, January 28, and runs through February 13, 2016 at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

SOJOURNERS Opens Tonight at Playwrights RealmSOJOURNERS Opens Tonight at Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Playwrights Realm presents the world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. The production opens tonight, January 28, and runs through February 13, 2016 at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Premiere of SOJOURNERSPhoto Flash: First Look- Premiere of SOJOURNERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Artistic Director; Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) presents the world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's Sojourners, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Performances Begin Tonight for Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERSPerformances Begin Tonight for Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Performances begin tonight for The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Artistic Director;Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's Sojourners, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. The production runs through February 13, 2016 with a January 28, 2016 opening at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

Cast Announced for The Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERS; Tickets Now on SaleCast Announced for The Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERS; Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Playwrights Realm has announced confirmed casting and that tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's Sojourners, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. The production runs from January 21, 2016 through February 13, 2016 with a January 28, 2016 opening at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

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