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New Musical YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS Adds Performances at Theater for the New CityNew Musical YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS Adds Performances at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

'Your Name On My Lips,' a new musical by Eric Sirota, has added performances to its showcase, presented by Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, artistic director) through March 19, 2017. (more...)

Onomatopoeia Theatre to Stage OF MICE AND MEN This SpringOnomatopoeia Theatre to Stage OF MICE AND MEN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company, a resident company of Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street), will present a faithful production of John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men' off-off Broadway from April 7 to 29. (more...)

Cara London Exhibition on View at TNC Alongside Run of YOUR NAME ON MY LIPSCara London Exhibition on View at TNC Alongside Run of YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The protagonist in 'Your Name On My Lips' (book, music & lyrics by Eric B. Sirota) is an artist. (more...)

BENGHAZI BERGEN-BELSEN, Based on the Novel by Yossi Sucary, Coming to La MaMaBENGHAZI BERGEN-BELSEN, Based on the Novel by Yossi Sucary, Coming to La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

An epic romance retrieves from oblivion the lost story of the Holocaust of Libyan Jews in 'Benghazi Bergen-Belsen,' a play by Lahav Timor that is inspired by the Brenner Prize-winning 2016 novel of the same name by Yossi Sucary, the first book about Jews in World War II Libya. The play is translated from Hebrew by Inbal Timor and directed by Michal Gamily. La MaMa Theatre will present its world premiere run March 23 to April 9 in its Downstairs Theater, 66 East Fourth Street, Manhattan (East Village). (more...)

Son and Grandson of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Visit Bio-Drama on the Legendary Harlem CongressmanSon and Grandson of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Visit Bio-Drama on the Legendary Harlem Congressman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

On Thursday, February 9, Adam Clayton Powell IV and his son, Adam Clayton Powell V, attended the first preview of  'ADAM,' a bio-drama by Peter DeAnda which dramatizes the political life and legacy of the legendary Harlem Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (more...)

August Strindberg Rep to Stage Two Mystery Plays by Scandinavian Playwrights This SpringAugust Strindberg Rep to Stage Two Mystery Plays by Scandinavian Playwrights This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

From March 4 to April 1, August Strindberg Rep will present two mystery plays by modern Scandinavian playwrights in repertory: Marty's Shadow' by Stig Dagerman (Sweden) and 'Journey in Light and Shadow' by Stig Dalager (Denmark). (more...)

New Musical YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS to Play TNC This MarchNew Musical YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS to Play TNC This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Playwright/composer/lyricist Eric B. Sirota, who also happens to be a physicist by trade, scrutinizes the changing nature of love in 'Your Name On My Lips,' a new musical about a young artist who fights to hold on to his soulmate as the materialistic world tugs at her. Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., will present the work March 2 to 19. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Czech Marionettes Headed to TNC in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Czech Marionettes Headed to TNC in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Theater for the New City will present the premiere of his 'Three Golden Hairs of Grandfather Wisdom,' a compendium of Czech, Slovak and Italian fairy tales, February 16 to March 5. Each Saturday of the run, Vit Horejs will also perform 'The Winter Tales,' a marionette play for young audiences based on three fables of wizards, blizzards and spirits. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the puppets! (more...)

Monodrama GOLGOTHA to Show Journey of a Holocaust Survivor at La MaMaMonodrama GOLGOTHA to Show Journey of a Holocaust Survivor at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

From January 26 to 29 La MaMa will present "Golgotha,' a tour-de-force monodrama performed in English by Victor Attar. (more...)

Reckless Tricycle Brings VERA & VALYA & THE MAGICAL ONE CAT CIRCUS to Brooklyn TonightReckless Tricycle Brings VERA & VALYA & THE MAGICAL ONE CAT CIRCUS to Brooklyn Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Reckless Tricycle, a young-and-hungry troupe of comedic writer/actors, makes its New York debut tonight, November 3, to 19 with 'Vera & Valya & The Magical One Cat Circus,' a deadpan farce based on age-old Russian fairytales. (more...)

Reckless Tricycle to Bring VERA & VALYA & THE MAGICAL ONE CAT CIRCUS to BrooklynReckless Tricycle to Bring VERA & VALYA & THE MAGICAL ONE CAT CIRCUS to Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Reckless Tricycle, a young-and-hungry troupe of comedic writer/actors, makes its New York debut November 3 to 19 with 'Vera & Valya & The Magical One Cat Circus,' a deadpan farce based on age-old Russian fairytales.  The piece is conceived and written by Nadja Leonhard-Hooper and co-directed by her and Olivia McGiff.  The Tank will present the piece at Standard ToyKraft, 722 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn. (more...)

Harlem Rep to Stage Jazzy THE WIZARD OF OZ for Young AudiencesHarlem Rep to Stage Jazzy THE WIZARD OF OZ for Young Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Harlem Repertory Theatre will stage 'The Wizard of Oz,' co-produced by the Yip Harburg Foundation, for young (and young-at-heart) audiences October 8 to December 13 at Tato Laviera Theatre at Harlem Prep Elementary School, 240 East 123rd Street (at 3rd Ave.), Manhattan. (more...)

Harlem Rep to Stage Jazzy THE WIZARD OF OZ for Young AudiencesHarlem Rep to Stage Jazzy THE WIZARD OF OZ for Young Audiences
by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 27, 2016

Harlem Repertory Theatre will stage 'The Wizard of Oz,' co-produced by the Yip Harburg Foundation, for young (and young-at-heart) audiences October 8 to December 13 at Tato Laviera Theatre at Harlem Prep Elementary School, 240 East 123rd Street (at 3rd Ave.), Manhattan. (more...)

STORAGE LOCKER, a New Play About Some of City-Living's Joys, Comes to the IATISTORAGE LOCKER, a New Play About Some of City-Living's Joys, Comes to the IATI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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BWW Review: DEBORAH ZALL Project Illuminates Archetypes at The Graham StudioBWW Review: DEBORAH ZALL Project Illuminates Archetypes at The Graham Studio
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 19, 2016

I longed to see more. One would love to see the Martha Graham Dance Company commission a new from Ms. Zall. Unlike their usual fare, she clearly understands stagecraft and is able to communicate in the language of their founder. It seems to me that all she needs is the opportunity. Denise Vale, the Graham company's Artistic Associate was in the audience. Perhaps she will communicate what a boon it would be to work with Ms. Zall to her colleagues. (more...)

THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN (A WALK BY) Set for Theater for the New CityTHE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN (A WALK BY) Set for Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

You can't understand a man, the proverb goes, until you've walked a mile in his shoes. But who, among us, has tasted the paranoia, dread and loss from gun violence that is, shockingly, common to urban high schoolers and their families? 'The Death of a Black Man (A Walk By)' by William Electric Black suggests the experience poetically, using using hip hop verse, chanting, songs and poetry. The audience walks through a variety of uniquely-designed theater spaces and environments suggesting the events before and after a shooting in an urban playground. It's like a day lived with urban gun violence, complete with a candle lit memorial service, police investigations, protests and the actual shootings. This is the third in a series of five plays by William Electric Black, collectively called 'GUNPLAYS,' that address inner city violence and guns. Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave (East Village), will present the work June 2 to 19, 2016 directed by the author.  The piece was scheduled for June to support Gun Awareness Month. (more...)

VOTES Offers Musical Theatre View of the Clintons, Starting Tonight at CastilloVOTES Offers Musical Theatre View of the Clintons, Starting Tonight at Castillo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

VOTES by Jacqueline S. Salit and Fred Newman, composed by leading pop/country tunesmith Annie Roboff, is an 'outsider' musical with a canny view of the Clintons as a political couple. Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street, will present the work's world premiere tonight, April 1, to May 8, directed by Gabrielle L. Kurlander. (more...)

Simon Stephens' HARPER REGAN to Play T. Schreiber Theatre, 5/4-6/4Simon Stephens' HARPER REGAN to Play T. Schreiber Theatre, 5/4-6/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

On a bright autumn night in Manchester, a woman named Harper Regan walks away from her job, her home, her husband and her daughter.  The play named after her, 'Harper Regan' by English playwright Simon Stephens, stunningly reveals life on the cusp of the working class in modern British society. The author is the 2015 TONY Award-winner for best play ('The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time').  This 2008 play is a dramatic Odyssey navigating family, love and redemption.  T. Schreiber Theatre, 151 West 26th Street, will present the piece May 4 to June 4, directed by Terry Schreiber. (more...)

VOTES to Offer Musical Theatre View of the Clintons at Castillo This SpringVOTES to Offer Musical Theatre View of the Clintons at Castillo This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

VOTES by Jacqueline S. Salit and Fred Newman, composed by leading pop/country tunesmith Annie Roboff, is an 'outsider' musical with a canny view of the Clintons as a political couple. Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street, will present the work's world premiere April 1 to May 8, directed by Gabrielle L. Kurlander. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shorts from 'THAT CERTAIN AGE' Come to Opera America Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Tonight, December 1, The Aviva Players will conclude its 40th Anniversary three-part concert series at The National Opera America Center, 330 Seventh Ave. (at 29th Street), Manhattan with THAT CERTAIN AGE: SHORT OPERAS ABOUT AGING WITH HUMOR AND GRACE. The evening is presented by Aviva Players and Kindred Spirits. Director is Rina W. Elisha and musical director is Barbara Ames. The evening will feature works composed by Anne Phillips, Alice Shields, Mira j Spektor, Haim Elisha and Seymour Barab. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the shorts! (more...)

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