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Cast Announced for Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE World Premiere Off-BroadwayCast Announced for Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE World Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE PROFANE, the world premiere of a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at , Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Two River's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR to Explore the Dark Side of Shakespeare's ComedyTwo River's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR to Explore the Dark Side of Shakespeare's Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2016/17 Season with Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Eric Tucker. (more...)

Ars Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOONArs Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Ars Nova and WP Theater are pleased to present the world premiere of Sundown, Yellow Moon (February 28-April 1), a nighttime play, with songs, by Rachel Bonds, directed by Anne Kauffman (OBIE and Drama Desk Award winner), with songs by the indie-folk duo The Bengsons (Hundred Days) and additional lyrics by Bonds. (more...)

Off-Broadway Hit BUYER & CELLAR Set for THIRTEEN's Theater Close-Up, 12/5Off-Broadway Hit BUYER & CELLAR Set for THIRTEEN's Theater Close-Up, 12/5
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Jonathan Tolins' BUYER & CELLAR, captured live on-stage at Westport Country Playhouse, Monday, December 5 at 10 p.m. on THIRTEEN (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse's Michael Urie-Led BUYER & CELLAR to Air on THIRTEENWestport Country Playhouse's Michael Urie-Led BUYER & CELLAR to Air on THIRTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse's production of 'Buyer & Cellar,' starring Michael Urie, will air on 'Theater Close-Up' on New York's public television station THIRTEEN, on Monday, December 5, at 10 p.m., with an encore presentation on Sunday, December 11, at 1 a.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Robin De Jesus and Michael Urie in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA, Now Extended Off-Broadway!Photo Flash: First Look at Robin De Jesus and Michael Urie in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA, Now Extended Off-Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Labyrinth Theater Company extends the world premiere of Homos, Or Everyone in America by Jordan Seavey to December 11. Homos, Or Everyone in America, directed by Mike Donahue and featuring two-time Tony nominee Robin De Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage Aux Folles) and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, Ugly Betty, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), is a bitingly tender new play about trying to live and love in New York. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Again at Playwrights HorizonsA LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Due to critical and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their hit world premiere production of A Life, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for $5 tickets to 1st Preview of RANCHO VIEJOPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for $5 tickets to 1st Preview of RANCHO VIEJO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Monday, October 31, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of RANCHO VIEJO. (more...)

Photo Flash: Samuel D. Hunter's THE HARVEST Celebrates Opening Night at LCT3Photo Flash: Samuel D. Hunter's THE HARVEST Celebrates Opening Night at LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater opens its 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of The Harvest, by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Davis McCallum. The Harvest, whose cast will feature Gideon Glick, Scott Jaeck, Leah Karpel, Peter Mark Kendall, Madeleine Martin, Christopher Sears, and Zoe Winters, is running for six weeks only through Sunday, November 20th at the Claire Tow Theater. Opening Night was last night, October 24th, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Michael Urie and Robin De Jesus Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA, Premiering Tonight Off-BroadwayMichael Urie and Robin De Jesus Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA, Premiering Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

LAByrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of Homos, Or Everyone in American (tonight, October 20, through November 27) by Jordan Seavey. Homos, Or Everyone in American, directed by Mike Donahue and featuring two-time Tony nominee Robin De Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage Aux Folles) and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, Ugly Betty, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), is a bitingly tender new play about trying to live and love in New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Samuel D. Hunter's THE HARVEST at LCT3Photo Flash: First Look at Samuel D. Hunter's THE HARVEST at LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater will open its 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of The Harvest, by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Davis McCallum. The Harvest, whose cast will feature Gideon Glick, Scott Jaeck, Leah Karpel, Peter Mark Kendall, Madeleine Martin, Christopher Sears, and Zoe Winters, is running for six weeks only through Sunday, November 20th at the Claire Tow Theater. Opening Night is Monday, October 24th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Samuel D. Hunter's THE HARVEST at LCT3Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Samuel D. Hunter's THE HARVEST at LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater will open its 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of The Harvest, by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Davis McCallum. The Harvest, whose cast will feature Gideon Glick, Scott Jaeck, Leah Karpel, Peter Mark Kendall, Madeleine Martin, Christopher Sears, and Zoe Winters, will begin performances Today, October 8th, and run for six weeks only through Sunday, November 20th at the Claire Tow Theater. Opening Night is Monday, October 24th. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Full Cast for RANCHO VIEJO Announced - Mark Blum, Bill Buell and More!Full Cast for RANCHO VIEJO Announced - Mark Blum, Bill Buell and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for RANCHO VIEJO, the world premiere of a new play by Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal at Playwrights, Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, In the Labyrinth) and directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Placebo, This at Playwrights; Fool For Love; Bad Jews; 4000 Miles; [sic]).  Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, RANCHO VIEJO will be the third production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.    (more...)

A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Begins Off-Broadway TonightA LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Begins Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents A Life, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Before Off-Broadway OpeningA LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Before Off-Broadway Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced a two-week extension for A LIFE, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows).  Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.   (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces $5 Lottery for A LIFE with David Hyde PiercePlaywrights Horizons Announces $5 Lottery for A LIFE with David Hyde Pierce
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, September 19, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of A Life, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire, The Drunken City at Playwrights; The Receptionist; The Thugs; Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Samuel D. Hunter's THE HARVEST at LCT3Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Samuel D. Hunter's THE HARVEST at LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater will open its 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of The Harvest, by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Davis McCallum. The Harvest, whose cast will feature Gideon Glick, Scott Jaeck, Leah Karpel, Peter Mark Kendall, Madeleine Martin, Christopher Sears, and Zoe Winters, will begin performances Saturday, October 8th, and run for six weeks only through Sunday, November 20th at the Claire Tow Theater. Opening Night is Monday, October 24th. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Michael Urie and Robin De Jesus to Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA World PremiereMichael Urie and Robin De Jesus to Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of Homos, Or Everyone in American (October 20-November 27) by Jordan Seavey. Homos, Or Everyone in American, directed by Mike Donahue and featuring two-time Tony nominee Robin De Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage Aux Folles) and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, Ugly Betty, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), is a bitingly tender new play about trying to live and love in New York. (more...)

Cast Complete for Adam Bock's A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, at Playwrights HorizonsCast Complete for Adam Bock's A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for A LIFE, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: Wendy Wasserstein's AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER Returns Fresher 20 Years LaterBWW Review: Wendy Wasserstein's AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER Returns Fresher 20 Years Later
by Justin J Sacramone - Aug 15, 2016

Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes is about to be named Surgeon General of the United States. She has devoted her entire career to the advocacy of women's rights. She married well, has great kids, and surrounds herself with an elite group of accomplished friends. Her confirmation seems likely as the curtain rises on An American Daughter. Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes, a descendant of President Ulysses S. Grant will become a household name and champion for women across the nation if she's confirmed. The stakes could not be higher (more...)

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