Julie Halston & Elizabeth Ashley Set for THEATER TALK This Weekendby TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2015
An all-new THEATER TALK features two actresses giving broad, touching performances in the revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It With You - Elizabeth Ashley (as Russian Countess Olga Katrina, reduced to serving tables) and Julie Halston (as alcoholic actress Gay Wellington) - talking about their run in the play, continuing through Feb. 22 at the Longacre Theatre, and the sheer enjoyment they have being in a classic American comedy that brings gales of laughter over the footlights. They also share tips on playing comedy and the Zen of applying stage makeup. (more...)
Review Roundup: I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD Opens Off-Broadwayby Review Roundups - Jan 20, 2015
Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard by Halley Feiffer, directed by Trip Cullman and starring Reed Birney and Betty Gilpin. I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard officially opens tonight, January 20, 2015 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 15, 2015 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Photo Coverage: CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Celebrates 101 Performances on Broadway!by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015
The acclaimed new play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME just celebrated the 101st performance on New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1. Why the 101st? Because it's a prime number! Check out photos from inside the celebration below! (more...)
CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Tickets Now on Sale Thru Sept. 6by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2015
Producers of the acclaimed new play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME have announced a new block of tickets on sale through September 6, 2015. (more...)
THEATER TALK to Welcome Theatre Critics this Weekby TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2014
Closing out 2014 with praise, barbs and divergent opinion about the Fall 2014 theater season are critics Jesse Green (New York Magazine), Charles Isherwood (The New York Times) and Elisabeth Vincentelli (the New York Post) – back as guests on an all-new THEATER TALK with co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins. (more...)
Review Roundup: Ayad Ahktar's THE INVISIBLE HAND Opens Off-Broadwayby Review Roundups - Dec 8, 2014
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the New York Premiere of THE INVISIBLE HAND, written by Pulitzer Prize Winner Ayad Ahktar. Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Ken Rus Schmoll, THE INVISIBLE HAND officially opens tonight, December 8, 2014, for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 4, 2015. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Review Roundup: THE ELEPHANT MAN Starring Bradley Cooper Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!by Review Roundups - Dec 7, 2014
THE ELEPHANT MAN opens tonight, December 7, 2014 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). The limited engagement will play through Sunday, February 15, 2014. (more...)
Review Roundup: Emma Stone Makes Broadway Debut in CABARETby Review Roundups - Dec 4, 2014
The Roundabout Theatre Company just welcomed Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles'. Let's see what the critics had to say about her performance... (more...)
Review Roundup: THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!by Review Roundups - Dec 4, 2014
The Illusionists - Witness The Impossible, the world's best-selling touring magic show, makes its Broadway debut tonight, December 4. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Inside Shaw New York's 2014 Critic Symposiumby Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 3, 2014
On Monday, December 1st the 2014 Shaw New York Critics' Symposium was held at The Players Club before a sold out crowd.
A team of critics examine the ever-changing needs of their field, how their world has changed and how they predict their roles in the arts will continue to evolve.
This panel included Joe Dziemianowicz (NY Daily News), Adam Feldman (TimeOut NY), Frank Rizzo (Hartford Courant/Variety), David Rooney (The Hollywood Reporter), Elisabeth Vincentelli (New York Post), and Jason Zinoman (The New York Times), moderated by Frank Rizzo (Hartford Courant).
Gingold Theatrical Group presents these events annually. Gingold Theatrical Group is a human rights arts organization using the work of George Bernard Shaw as its guide.
As George Bernard Shaw began his theatrical career as a critic and arts journalist, GTG presents this annual forum for critics to meet and discuss their world in front of an audience.
This event was part of Gingold Theatrical Group's Shaw New York 2014 festival, which includes the now-running production of Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA at the Pearl Theatre Company. GTG's Shaw Symposium will take place on Monday, December 8th at The Players. The festival's Shaw Concert (with the Tesla Quartet) happens on Monday, December 15th, also at The Players. The final festival event will feature a new play by Time Out New York's David Cote as part of GTG's Project Shaw series.
For more information about these events: www.gingoldgroup.org or phone 212.355.7823
Check out photos from inside the special event below!
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Unicorn Theatre to Stage I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERSby BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014
I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers is a one-woman play about a ground-breaking Hollywood agent. For more than 20 years, Sue Mengers' clients were the biggest names in show business, and her dinner parties were the envy of Hollywood. Now, you're invited into her glamorous Beverly Hills home for an evening of dish, dirty secrets and all the inside showbiz details only Sue can tell you. Warning: This play contains profanity from a hard-drinking, pot-smoking catty Hollywood gossip! Sue had the scoop on all of her "twinkly" clients: Barbra Streisand, Faye Dunaway, Burt Reynolds, Ali MacGraw, Gene Hackman, Cher, Candice Bergen, Ryan O'Neal, Nick Nolte, Mike Nichols, Gore Vidal, Bob Fosse and more! (more...)
Review Roundup: A DELICATE BALANCE Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!by Review Roundups - Nov 20, 2014
Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance stars Glenn Close (returning to Broadway for the first time in twenty years), John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, officially opens tonight, November 20, and runs through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Review Roundup: PUNK ROCK Opens Off-Broadwayby Review Roundups - Nov 17, 2014
MCC Theater welcomes film and TV star Douglas Smith, Pico Alexander, Lilly Englert, Lortel Award winner Annie Funke, Five-time Obie winner David Greenspan, Colby Minifie, Will Pullen, and Noah Robbins, to star in the New York premiere of Punk Rock, a new play by Simon Stephens and directed by Trip Cullman. Punk Rock opens tonight, November 17, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) and will run through December 7, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Review Roundup: SIDE SHOW Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!by Review Roundups - Nov 17, 2014
The completely reimagined revival of Side Show officially opens tonight, November 17, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Alison Fraser, Theatre Critics & More Set for Gingold's SHAW NEW YORK 2014 Eventsby BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014
Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, will present Shaw New York 2014, the annual Shaw-based festival in New York City, with events throughout December at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) and Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). GTG is the company behind the popular monthly series, PROJECT SHAW. (more...)
Review Roundup: GRAND CONCOURSE Opens Off-Broadwayby Review Roundups - Nov 12, 2014
Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'), opens tonight, November 12, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Review Roundup: MTC's LOST LAKE Opens Off-Broadwayby Review Roundups - Nov 11, 2014
Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Lost Lake, the new play by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, featuring Oscar nominee John Hawkes (The Sessions, Winter's Bone) and Tracie Thoms (Rent, 'Cold Case'), officially opens tonight, November 11 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Review Roundup: THE OLDEST BOY Opens at Lincoln Center Theaterby Review Roundups - Nov 3, 2014
Lincoln Center Theater's production of of Sarah Ruhl's new play The Oldest Boy, directed by Rebecca Taichman, opens tonight, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Review Roundup: THE REAL THING Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!by Review Roundups - Oct 30, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry' and Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie' in their Broadway debuts; Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Sam Gold directs the cast of seven, which also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie,' Ronan Raftery as 'Billy' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' The Real Thing officially opens tonight, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Review Roundup: LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Opens at Second Stageby Review Roundups - Oct 29, 2014
Second Stage Theatre's production of Terrence McNally's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by Peter DuBois, opens tonight, October 29, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
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