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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...)

BWW Review: A Hard Lesson Learned in THE COST OF LIVINGBWW Review: A Hard Lesson Learned in THE COST OF LIVING
by Justin J Sacramone - Jul 16, 2016

'The sh*t that happens is not meant to be understood,' says lonely truck driver Eddie. The chewing gum and shoe string holding Eddie's head up is beginning to wane- teetering him on the edge of devastation. He is now thrust back into reality trying to grasp the circumstance that landed him in this specific bar on this specific night. The dark loneliness of long, distant drives in his vocation were nothing compared to his present despair. (more...)

Gideon Glick, Zoe Winters & More to Lead World Premiere of LCT3's THE HARVESTGideon Glick, Zoe Winters & More to Lead World Premiere of LCT3's THE HARVEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 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, Madeleine Martin, Peter Mark Kendall, 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. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Extends Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOISAtlantic Theater Company Extends Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the New York premiere of The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, written and directed by Obie Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp, has been extended through Sunday, June 26. (more...)

Michael Urie to Reprise Role in BUYER & CELLAR at Westport Country Playhouse; Will be Filmed for THIRTEEN!Michael Urie to Reprise Role in BUYER & CELLAR at Westport Country Playhouse; Will be Filmed for THIRTEEN!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The original Off-Broadway production of the critically acclaimed comedy 'Buyer & Cellar' will take the stage of Westport Country Playhouse, June 14 - July 3.  (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club's THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION with Tim Daly Opens TonightManhattan Theatre Club's THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION with Tim Daly Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Ruins of Civilization, the new play by award-winning playwright Penelope Skinner (The Village Bike), directed by Obie Award winner Leah C. Gardiner (Born Bad), opens tonight, Wednesday, May 18, at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS at Atlantic Theater CompnyPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS at Atlantic Theater Compny
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company will soon stage the New York premiere of The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, written and directed by Obie Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp. The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois will feature William Apps (Wolf in the River), Connor Barrett(Finer Noble Gases), Susan Heyward (A Trip to Bountiful) and Katherine Reis (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt). Go inside rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Manhattan Theatre Club's THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATIONPhoto Flash: First Look at Manhattan Theatre Club's THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Ruins of Civilization, the new play by award-winning playwright Penelope Skinner (The Village Bike), directed by Obie Award winner Leah C. Gardiner (Born Bad), is now in previews and will open on Wednesday, May 18, at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Tim Daly Talks Return to Stage in THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION on 'Live'VIDEO: Tim Daly Talks Return to Stage in THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

"Madam Secretary" star Tim Daly stopped by today's LIVE to talk about his return to the stage next month in "the Manhattan Theatre Club's production of THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night ofEXIT STRATEGYPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night ofEXIT STRATEGY
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 13, 2016

Primary Stages presents EXIT STRATEGY, a New York premiere by Ike Holter (Hit the Wall) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse). The limited engagement runs now through May 6, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre and features Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly,Rey Lucas, Deirdre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Ike Holter's EXIT STRATEGY Opens Tonight at Primary StagesIke Holter's EXIT STRATEGY Opens Tonight at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Primary Stages presents EXIT STRATEGY, a New York premiere by Ike Holter (Hit the Wall)and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse). The limited engagement runs now through May 6, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre and features Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly, Rey Lucas, Deirdre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, and Ryan Spahn. Opening night is tonight, April 12at 8PM. Exit Strategy is produced in association with Philadelphia Theater Company. (more...)

Cast Announced for Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS at Atlantic Theater CompnyCast Announced for Adam Rapp's THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS at Atlantic Theater Compny
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois, written and directed by Obie Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp. (more...)

How The Silent Treatment Inspired Anne Washburn's New Play, ANTLIA PNEUMATICAHow The Silent Treatment Inspired Anne Washburn's New Play, ANTLIA PNEUMATICA
by Michael Dale - Apr 4, 2016

Her new play's first draft was created at a ten-day silent playwriting retreat. (more...)

Tim Daly, Rachael Holmes & More Will Explore Penelope Skinner's THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION at MTCTim Daly, Rachael Holmes & More Will Explore Penelope Skinner's THE RUINS OF CIVILIZATION at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Full casting has been announced for for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Ruins of Civilization, the new play by award-winning playwright Penelope Skinner (The Village Bike), directed by Obie Award winner Leah C. Gardiner (Born Bad).  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at EXIT STRATEGY at Primary StagesPhoto Flash: First Look at EXIT STRATEGY at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Primary Stages and Catherine Adler & Jamie deRoy present EXIT STRATEGY, a New York premiere by Ike Holter (Hit the Wall) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse). The limited engagement runs through May 6, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre and features Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly, Rey Lucas, Deirdre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, and Ryan Spahn. Opening night is Tuesday, April 12. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Primary Stages' EXIT STRATEGYPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of Primary Stages' EXIT STRATEGY
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2016

Primary Stages will soon present Exit Strategy, a New York premiere by Ike Holter (Hit the Wall)and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse). The limited engagement runs March 30 - May 6, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre and features Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly, Rey Lucas, Deirdre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, and Ryan Spahn. Opening night is Tuesday, April 12at 8PM. Exit Strategy is produced in association with Philadelphia Theater Company. (more...)

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