Frank Tangredi News

Dick Cavett to Star in HELLMAN v. McCARTHY at Abingdon, Begin. 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Limited Engagement! Off-Broadway performances March 14-April 13, 2014 at Abingdon Theatre Company's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

BWW Reviews: BroadHollow's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 06, 2013

BroadHollow Theatre Company's production of Neil Simon's Laughter On the 23rd Floor was enjoyable. It's a refreshing, simple, semi-autobiographical play that is inspired by Mr. Simon's early career as one of the writers for the television show Your Show of Shows. The audience was also enthusiastically receptive although the insolent, drunk, middle-aged couple that was making-out across the aisle apparently wanted to be elsewhere. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage Presents 2013 One-Act Festival 8/8-8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents 2013 One-Act Festival, an exciting collection of one-act plays, all unpublished, many by local playwrights. Each weekend features different plays that showcase humor and passion. The festival producers are Pam Burks, Jacy D'Aiutolo and Bob Scott. The 2013 One-Act Festival will perform weekends August 8 to 25. 2013 One Act Festival Silver Spring Stage is located in the Woodmoor Shopping Center, lower level (next to the CVS) at Colesville Road and University Boulevard. Ticket prices are $20 for adults and $18 for seniors and students. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased at www.ssstage.org. Information is also available by calling (301) 593-6036. The following is the schedule for the festival. AUGUST 8-11 Theater in the Red, by Joan Broadman [Comedy] The Widow of Tom's Hill, by Aleks Merilo [Drama] Kids in the Sky, by Kate Bell [Drama] How to Score, by Rich Orloff [Comedy] AUGUST 15-18 This weekend showcases all local playwrights. The Quiltbag, by Charlotte Raskovich [Comedy] Those Are Your Only Options, by Erica Smith [Drama] The Navigator, by Brian Doyle [Drama] Your Traffic Report Hurts My Feelings, by Kevin Kostic [Comedy] AUGUST 22-25 But Soft, by David Clow [Comedy] Green, by Kate Belden [Drama] Useless Information, by Frank Tangredi [Comedy] Momma Would Dance, by Michael W. Moon [Drama] St. Brendan's Last Voyage, by John Byrne [Comedy] Silver Spring Stage continues its 2013-2014 season with The Baltimore Waltz (Sept 20-Oct 12), Pillowman (Nov 1-23), A Christmas Carol (Dec 13-22), The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged (Jan 10-Feb 1), Superior Donuts (Feb 21-Mar 15), Other Desert Cities (Apr 4-27), Arabian Nights (May 16-Jun 7) and Good People* (Jun 27-July 20). *Pending rights availability. Silver Spring Stage has provided quality, affordable theatre for over 40 years. We are an all-volunteer, non- profit organization and appreciate any contribution to enable us to offer excellent and entertaining productions. Thank you for your interest and support of Silver Spring Stage. All programs at Silver Spring Stage are made possible in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. (more...)

Photo Flash: Peter Friedman, Sarah Steele and More at SCHOOLED Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2012

Ken Davenport of Davenport Theatrical Enterprises presented a reading of the new play Schooled, written by Lisa Lewis and directed by Jules Ochoa, as part of the Davenport Developmental Reading Series. Schooled stars Tony nominee Peter Friedman (Playwrights Horizon's Circle Mirror Transformation), Sarah Steele (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's Slowgirl), Harry Zittel (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's All-American) and Zoe Winters (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's 4000 Miles). The reading took place on Monday, December 3rd at The Davenport Studios, located at 250 West 49th Street, Suite 304, in New York City. Check out photos from the reading below! (more...)

Peter Friedman, Sarah Steele and More Set for SCHOOLED Reading at Davenport Studios Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2012

Ken Davenport of Davenport Theatrical Enterprises presents a reading of the new play Schooled, written by Lisa Lewis and directed by Jules Ochoa, as part of the Davenport Developmental Reading Series. Schooled stars Tony nominee Peter Friedman (Playwrights Horizon's Circle Mirror Transformation), Sarah Steele (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's Slowgirl), Harry Zittel (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's All-American) and Zoe Winters (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's 4000 Miles). The reading will take place tonight, December 3rd at 8pm at The Davenport Studios, located at 250 West 49th Street, Suite 304, in New York City. (more...)

Peter Friedman, Sarah Steele and More Set for SCHOOLED Reading at Davenport Studios, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

Ken Davenport of Davenport Theatrical Enterprises presents a reading of the new play Schooled, written by Lisa Lewis and directed by Jules Ochoa, as part of the Davenport Developmental Reading Series. Schooled stars Tony nominee Peter Friedman (Playwrights Horizon's Circle Mirror Transformation), Sarah Steele (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's Slowgirl), Harry Zittel (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's All-American) and Zoe Winters (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3's 4000 Miles). The reading will take place on Monday, December 3rd at 8pm at The Davenport Studios, located at 250 West 49th Street, Suite 304, in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Abingdon Theatre Company Celebrates 6th Annual AB*IE Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

Jan Buttram's LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE swept the recent 6th Annual Ab*ie Award ceremony garnering seven of the eight awards. Voted outstanding play, LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE also took bows for outstanding male actor (Peter Brouwer) and direction, Kate Bushmann. Outstanding design awards went to Andrew Lu (set), Travis McHale (lighting), Catherine Siracusa and Sidney Levitt (co-costume design), and David M. Lawson (sound). Lori Gardner took outstanding actress for her role as Wendy in John Morogiello's comedy, BLAME IT ON BECKETT. See below for photo highlights of this year's Ab*ie Awards! (more...)

Nancy Opel Hosts Abingdon's 6th Annual AB*IE Award Presentation Tonight, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

Tony Award-nominee Nancy Opel is set to host Abingdon Theatre Company's Sixth Annual AB*IE Award Presentation at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street, First Floor) tonight, May 21, beginning at 7:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Nancy Opel to Host Abingdon's 6th Annual AB*IE Award Presentation, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Tony Award-nominee Nancy Opel is set to host Abingdon Theatre Company's Sixth Annual AB*IE Award Presentation at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street, First Floor) on Monday, May 21, beginning at 7:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Presents LIFELINE, Opening 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 65 new American plays in its 18-year history - concludes its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LIFELINE, a new play by Frank Tangredi, winner of the 2008 Christopher Brian Wolk Award, set to begin previews March 9, prior to its official press opening March 18, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Jules Ochoa, who recently helmed HOW I FELL IN LOVE and PHANTOM KILLER, directs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Abingdon Theatre Company Presents LIFELINE, Opening 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 65 new American plays in its 18-year history - concludes its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LIFELINE, a new play by Frank Tangredi, winner of the 2008 Christopher Brian Wolk Award, set to begin previews March 9, prior to its official press opening March 18, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Jules Ochoa, who recently helmed HOW I FELL IN LOVE and PHANTOM KILLER, directs. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Presents LIFELINE, Opening 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 65 new American plays in its 18-year history - concludes its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LIFELINE, a new play by Frank Tangredi, winner of the 2008 Christopher Brian Wolk Award, set to begin previews March 9, prior to its official press opening March 18, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Jules Ochoa, who recently helmed HOW I FELL IN LOVE and PHANTOM KILLER, directs. (more...)

Abingdon's LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE Closes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 64 new American plays in its 18-year history - continues its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, a new play by Jan Buttram, Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company and author of the recent hit PHANTOM KILLER, playing through February 26at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Presents LIFELINE, Opening 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 65 new American plays in its 18-year history - concludes its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LIFELINE, a new play by Frank Tangredi, winner of the 2008 Christopher Brian Wolk Award, set to begin previews March 9, prior to its official press opening March 18, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Jules Ochoa, who recently helmed HOW I FELL IN LOVE and PHANTOM KILLER, directs. In LIFELINE, when good-hearted Pete rents his basement to depressed, unstable Ken, there seems to be potential for a wonderful friendship. But, as he delves into Ken's world, Pete uncovers problems that might not be solved with a game of poker and a six-pack. (more...)

Abingdon Presents LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, Previews 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 64 new American plays in its 18-year history - continues its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, a new play by Jan Buttram, Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company and author of the recent hit PHANTOM KILLER, set to begin previews February 3, prior to its official press opening February 12, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Abingdon Presents LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, Previews 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 64 new American plays in its 18-year history - continues its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, a new play by Jan Buttram, Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company and author of the recent hit PHANTOM KILLER, set to begin previews February 3, prior to its official press opening February 12, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Abingdon Presents LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, Previews 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 64 new American plays in its 18-year history - continues its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, a new play by Jan Buttram, Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company and author of the recent hit PHANTOM KILLER, set to begin previews February 3, prior to its official press opening February 12, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Abingdon Presents LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, Previews 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2012

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 64 new American plays in its 18-year history - continues its 2011-2012 Season with the world premiere of LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE, a new play by Jan Buttram, Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company and author of the recent hit PHANTOM KILLER, set to begin previews February 3, prior to its official press opening February 12, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Co to Honor Charles Busch & Julie Halston 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2011

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced 63 new American plays in its 18-year history - is set to honor playwright and actor Charles Busch and actress Julie Halston during its 19th Annual Benefit Gala on Monday, October 24 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street) Manhattan. (more...)

BLAME IT ON BECKETT, NATCHEZ TRACE et al. Featured in Abingdon Theatre Company's 19th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2011

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 60 new American plays in its 18-year history - launches its 2011-2012 Season of three world premieres, beginning tonight with BLAME IT ON BECKETT by John Morogiello, author of the recent Abingdon hit ENGAGING SHAW, set to begin previews October 7, prior to its official press opening October 16, at the Abingdon Theatre Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street), directed by Jackob G. Hofmann. (more...)

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