Jessica Pabst News

Zoe Kazan, Cherise Boothe & More to Join Cherry Jones in MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID; Full Cast Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club has confirmed complete casting for the upcoming world premiere production of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ('House of Cards,' 'In Treatment'), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park). (more...)

Gideon Glick, Michael Laurence, and Tasha Lawrence to Lead Samuel D. Hunter's THE FEW at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the New York premiere of The Few, written by Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Davis McCallum, will begin previews Wednesday, April 23 at 7pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place. The official opening night is set for Thursday, May 8 at 7pm; The Few is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 8. (more...)

Andre De Shields & Adam Chanler-Berat to Lead Public Theater & DTC's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE in Dallas; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today the award-winning cast and creative team for the world premiere new musical The Fortress of Solitude, a co-production with The Public Theater in New York City. The Fortress of Solitude is based on the nationally best-selling novel of the same name by 2005 MacArthur Fellow Jonathan Lethem. The musical is conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. The Fortress of Solitude opens with previews on March 7 and runs through April 6. Tickets to this stunning new musical, The Fortress of Solitude, are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

THE CORRESPONDENT, With Thomas Jay Ryan, Begins Performances Tonight at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Ken Urban's The Correspondent, directed by Stephen Brackett will begin previews tonight, January 29, 2014, at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South, between West 11th and Perry Streets. The official opening night is set for Thursday, February 13, 2014. The Correspondent is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 16. (more...)

Play Company Premieres Jonas Hassen Khemiri's I CALL MY BROTHERS, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The Play Company (PlayCo) presents the U.S. premiere of I Call My Brothers, a bold new work about race, suspicion and identity by celebrated young Swedish writer Jonas Hassen Khemiri. Running today, January 22-February 23 at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street), the production continues PlayCo's relationship with both Khemiri and director Erica Schmidt, whose multiple collaborations with the company include the Obie-winning 2011 premiere of Khemiri's Invasion! With I Call My Brothers, Khemiri moves to even more powerful and personal terrain, spinning a bold story out of a tragic event and asking: 'What happens when we start to see ourselves as others see us?' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Long Wharf Theatre's THE CONSULTANT, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre presents the world premiere of The Consultant by Heidi Schreck, directed by Kip Fagan, now through February 9, 2014 on Stage II. The press opening is tonight, January 15, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE CONSULTANT, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre presents the world premiere of The Consultant by Heidi Schreck, directed by Kip Fagan, from tonight, January 8 through February 9, 2014 on Stage II. (more...)

THE CORRESPONDENT with Thomas Jay Ryan to Begin Performances 1/29 at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Ken Urban's The Correspondent, directed by Stephen Brackett will begin previews Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South, between West 11th and Perry Streets. The official opening night is set for Thursday, February 13, 2014. The Correspondent is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 16. (more...)

Play Company to Premiere Jonas Hassen Khemiri's I CALL MY BROTHERS, 1/22-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

The Play Company (PlayCo) presents the U.S. premiere of I Call My Brothers, a bold new work about race, suspicion and identity by celebrated young Swedish writer Jonas Hassen Khemiri. Running January 22-February 23 at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street), the production continues PlayCo's relationship with both Khemiri and director Erica Schmidt, whose multiple collaborations with the company include the Obie-winning 2011 premiere of Khemiri's Invasion! With I Call My Brothers, Khemiri moves to even more powerful and personal terrain, spinning a bold story out of a tragic event and asking: "What happens when we start to see ourselves as others see us?" (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE CONSULTANT, 1/8-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre presents the world premiere of The Consultant by Heidi Schreck, directed by Kip Fagan, from January 8 through February 9, 2014 on Stage II. (more...)

MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY Begins Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly begins its final week of performances tonight at 7:30PM. (more...)

MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY with Margaret Colin Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly opens tonight, Tuesday, November 19. Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, "Gossip Girl"), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ("Smash"). (more...)

Francois Battiste, Michael Crane, Ethan Phillips and Zach Shaffer Join MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Dennis Kelly and directed by Erica Schmidt. Joining previously announced cast members Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good) and Margaret Colin (The Columnist, 'Gossip Girl'), are Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ('Smash'). (more...)

terraNOVA Collective to Present DEATH FOR SYDNEY BLACK, 12/1-15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

terraNOVA Collective and Producing Artistic Director, Jennifer Conley Darling are excited to present Leah Nanako Winkler's DEATH FOR SYDNEY BLACK directed by Kip Fagan. DEATH FOR SYDNEY BLACK is part of terraNOVA Rx, four exciting productions, including ANIMALS COMMIT SUICIDE by J. Julian Christopher, playing in repertory as part of their 11th Season. DEATH FOR SYDNEY BLACK will play a two week limited engagement from Sunday, December 1st through Sunday, December 15th, 2013 at IRT Theater (located in the Archive Building at 154 Christopher St, New York). Opening is Saturday, December 7 @ 5pm. (more...)

MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly will begin performances tomorrow, Tuesday, November 5. Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste(Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, "Gossip Girl"), Michael Crane(Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ("Smash"). (more...)

Daniel Aukin & Michael Friedman Join Creative Team of Dallas Theatre Center's FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Dallas Theater Center announced today the complete creative team of the world premiere new musical The Fortress of Solitude, a co-production with The Public Theater in New York City. The Fortress of Solitude, based on the novel of the same name by Jonathan Lethem, is conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. It will premiere at the Wyly Theatre with previews on March 7, 2014 and run through April 6. (more...)

Francois Battiste, Michael Crane, Ethan Phillips and Zach Shaffer Join MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting for the American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Dennis Kelly and directed by Erica Schmidt. Joining previously announced cast members Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good) and Margaret Colin (The Columnist, 'Gossip Girl'), are Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson off-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ('Smash'). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Gideon Glick, Eva Kaminsky and More in Old Globe's THE FEW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

The Old Globe presents the World Premiere comedy The Few by award-winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale). Directed by Davis McCallum, The Few will run today, Sept. 28 - Oct. 27, 2013 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, Oct. 3 at 8:00 p.m. Check out a first look at the production shots below! (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Manhattan Theatre Club's TAKING CARE OF BABY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Single tickets to the American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY, the new play by Dennis Kelly, directed by Erica Schmidtpresented as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II(131 West 55th Street) are available today, Monday, September 30. The play will begin previews on Tuesday, November 5 and open Tuesday, November 19. (more...)

MURDER BALLAD Extends Through Today at Union Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, is pleased to announce an extension with tickets on sale throughToday, September 29 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). MURDER BALLAD is now in previews at the Union Square Theatre with an official press opening set for Wednesday, May 22 featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson. (more...)

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