Edgar Oliver News

Axis Company to Present Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, 5/8-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Axis Company will present the world premiere of In The Park, a new solo show from esteemed actor, playwright, storyteller and longtime Axis member Edgar Oliver. Directed by Randy Sharp, Artistic Director of Axis and the director of Oliver's first solo show, the acclaimed, Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning East 10th Street, In The Park follows Oliver's Helen & Edgar (2012), which The New York Times' Ben Brantley called 'utterly absorbing and unexpectedly moving.' The new production comes on the heels of Axis' recent hit Nothing On Earth (Can Hold Houdini), which was written and directed by Sharp and lauded by The New York Times and others. (more...)

Axis Theatre Premieres Randy Sharp's NOTHING ON EARTH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Following a successful run of Asi Wind's Concert of the Mind, a show of remarkable mental feats by one of the great magicians of our time, Axis Theatre Company continues to explore magic and illusion with the world premiere of Randy Sharp's Nothing on Earth. (more...)

Axis Theatre to Premiere Randy Sharp's NOTHING ON EARTH, 2/27-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Following a successful run of Asi Wind's Concert of the Mind, a show of remarkable mental feats by one of the great magicians of our time, Axis Theatre Company continues to explore magic and illusion with the world premiere of Randy Sharp's Nothing on Earth. (more...)

Off Center Festival Returns to Segerstrom Center, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Segerstrom Center's Off Center Festival returns for its third consecutive year today, January 23 - February 2. This year's festival will showcase an entirely new lineup of wonderfully creative and innovative contemporary performance companies and artists. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Two Soloists From UNDER THE RADAR 2014
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2014

Edgar Oliver and John Hodgman bring solo shows to the tenth annual festival. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening of UNDER THE RADAR!
by Walter McBride - Jan 09, 2014

The Public Theater began performances for the 10th Anniversary of the world-renowned UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL last night, January 8. A highly-anticipated program of The Public Theater's winter season, the 2014 UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL includes artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Lola Arias, Edgar Oliver, tg STAN, SKaGeN, Andrew Ondrejcak, John Hodgman, Sekou Sundiata, Roger Guenveur Smith, Toshi Reagon, and Reg E. Cathey who has joined the cast of FEAST. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night celebration and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Off Center Festival and More Set for Segerstrom Center, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its upcoming shows for January 2014. Details below! (more...)

The Public Theater's 10th Anniversary UNDER THE RADAR Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

The Public Theater presents the 10th Anniversary of the world-renowned UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running today, January 8-19, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 10th Anniversary Under the Radar Festival Productions, Kicking Off 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

The Public Theater begins performances for the 10th Anniversary of the world-renowned UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 8. A highly-anticipated program of The Public Theater's winter season, the 2014 UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Lola Arias, Edgar Oliver, tg STAN, SKaGeN, Andrew Ondrejcak, John Hodgman, Sekou Sundiata, Roger Guenveur Smith, Toshi Reagon, and Reg E. Cathey who has joined the cast of FEAST. Check out a first look at the productions! (more...)

Off Center Festival and More Set for Segerstrom Center, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its upcoming shows for January 2014. Details below! (more...)

Axis Company to Present World Premiere of Randy Sharp's NOTHING ON EARTH, Begin. 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Following a successful run of Asi Wind's Concert of the Mind, a show of remarkable mental feats by one of the great magicians of our time, Axis Theatre Company continues to explore magic and illusion with the world premiere of Randy Sharp's Nothing on Earth. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Public Theater's 10th Anniversary UNDER THE RADAR Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

The Public Theater has announced that single tickets are now on sale for the 10th Anniversary of the world-renowned UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 8-19, 2014. A highly-anticipated program of The Public Theater's winter season, the 2014 UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Lola Arias, Edgar Oliver, tg STAN, SKaGeN, Andrew Ondrejcak, John Hodgman, Sekou Sundiata, Roger Guenveur Smith, and Toshi Reagon. The late-night Festival Lounge will also include an eclectic mix of adventurous music and cabaret performances, including Champagne Jerry, DJ AndrewAndrew, Invincible, Ethan Lipton, Nick Hallett, Holcombe Waller, and Middle Church Jeriesse Johnson Gospel Choir. (more...)

Off Center Festival to Return to Segerstrom Center, 1/23-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Segerstrom Center's Off Center Festival returns for its third consecutive year January 23 - February 2. This year's festival will showcase an entirely new lineup of wonderfully creative and innovative contemporary performance companies and artists. (more...)

Works from 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Lola Arias & More Set for Public Theater's 10th Annual UNDER THE RADAR Festival, 1/8-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 10thAnniversary of the world-renowned UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 8-19, 2014. A highly-anticipated program of The Public Theater's winter season, the 2014 UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, curated by Co-Directors Mark Russell and Meiyin Wang, will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Lola Arias, Edgar Oliver, tg STAN, SKaGeN, Andrew Ondrejcak, John Hodgman, Sekou Sundiata, Roger Guenveur Smith, and Toshi Reagon. (more...)

Axis Theatre to Present SEVEN IN ONE BLOW, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

This December, on the heels of the sold out run of Asi Wind's Concert of the Mind, Axis Theatre Company will present its beloved family holiday show, Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid. Adapted from the classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm, this interactive winter play is conceived by Axis and directed by Randy Sharp, who also wrote the adaptation and composed the music. Though the poignant tale was created for kids, the Axis production-which teases out some of the many plausible subtexts-resonates equally well for adults. All proceeds for the performance on Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 P.M. will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. (more...)

Horse Trade Theatre Kicks Off Nov 2013 Comedy and Cabaret Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

Horse Trade Theatre Group has announced its November 2013 events. Details below! (more...)

DALE RADIO LIVE Added to Gotham Storyelling Festival, 11/1-6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Dozens of storytelling shows take place at big and small theaters around the city, with new ones popping up every month! Horse Trade Theater Group is proud to present their Second Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival; collecting some of the best shows curated and produced by Heidi Grumelot, Peter Aguero, and Adam Wade. (more...)

Tony Nominee Euan Morton to Join Cynthia Von Buhler's SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE, 11/16-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Transporting audiences to an era of mobsters, moonshine, and murder, Cynthia von Buhler's SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE brings an actual unsolved Prohibition-era murder to life in the downtown building that once served as mobster Meyer Lansky's hangout. For three upcoming Saturday performances - November 16, November 23, and December 7 - Tony Award nominee Euan Morton will step into the DOLLHOUSE to play the role of bandleader "Henry Azelrod," performing with members of the jazz band Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators. (more...)

Asi Wind's 'Concert of the Mind' Adds 11/1-2 Performances at Axis Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Dates have been added for Asi Wind's show 'Concert of the Mind: Exceeding Human Limits.' Performances have been added on November 1st and 2nd (at 8 p.m.) to the run at Axis Theatre, and tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Photo Flash: SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Transporting audiences to an era of mobsters, moonshine, and murder, Cynthia von Buhler's SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE, one of the city's most unique, interactive, and surreal theatre experiences, proudly celebrates its two-year anniversary this month. Performing to sold-out audiences since October 2011, SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE brings an actual unsolved Prohibition-era murder to life in the downtown building that once served as mobster Meyer Lansky's hangout. SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE is performed weekly (Saturdays at 5:00PM) at 'Spano's Club' (a.k.a. The Back Room) located at 102 Norfolk St. (near Delancey St.). Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

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