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Underground Railway Theater Presents Tony Kushner's Adaptation of BRUNDIBAR & BUT THE GIRAFFE!, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Underground Railway Theater will present Tony Kushner's adaptation of Brundibar, the Hans Krasa and Adolf Hoffmeister Opera. Brundibar will be presented with Tony Kushner's companion piece But the Giraffe! Both pieces are directed by Scott Edmiston. The press performance is Monday, March 10 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Underground Railway Theater to Present Tony Kushner's Adaptation of BRUNDIBAR & BUT THE GIRAFFE!, 3/6-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Underground Railway Theater will present Tony Kushner's adaptation of Brundibar, the Hans Krasa and Adolf Hoffmeister Opera. Brundibar will be presented with Tony Kushner's companion piece But the Giraffe! Both pieces are directed by Scott Edmiston. The press performance is Monday, March 10 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Z Space Presents World Premiere of The Bengsons' HUNDRED DAYS, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Continuing its tradition of presenting innovative and cutting-edge works, Lisa Steindler, Artistic Director of Z Space announces the world premiere of Hundred Days, a folk rock odyssey conceived and composed by The Bengsons. (more...)

HUNDRED DAYS at Z Space Set for Noise Pop Festival, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Lisa Steindler, Artistic Director of Z Space announced a collaboration between the world premiere of Hundred Days, a folk rock odyssey, and San Francisco's popular Noise Pop Festival. The Thursday, February 27 preview has been designated as a special performance to be included in the Noise Pop Festival lineup. Conceived and created by up-and-coming duo The Bengsons, Hundred Days redefines the concert as well as the musical theater experience. As part of San Francisco's favorite indie music, arts and film festival, the preview on February 27 comes days before the show's world premiere on Saturday, March 1. Hundred Days runs through April 6, 2014 at Z Space (450 Florida Street, San Francisco). (more...)

Abigal & Shaun Bengson, El Beh & More Set for HUNDRED DAYS at Z Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Lisa Steindler, Artistic Director of Z Space announces the full cast for the world premiere of Hundred Days, a folk rock odyssey conceived and created by The Bengsons. Produced by Z Space, piece by piece productions and Encore Theatre Company, Hundred Days tells the fierce, triumphant story of a young couple who falls in love, only to have their time together cut short by illness. To fully capture the most of their final 100 days together, the couple decides to live the next three months as though they were six decades as they imagine the life they would share together. Redefining the concert as well as the musical theater experience, this project resonates with the Z Space mission to experiment, re-invent and stretch boundaries. Directed by Obie Award winner, Anne Kauffman, Hundred Days presents a touching journey about love, loss, and life, leaving audiences wondering how they might spend their last hundred days. Hundred Days runs February 20 - April 6, 2014 at Z Space (450 Florida Street, San Francisco). Press night is Saturday, March 1, 2014. Tickets (starting at $10) are on sale now and may be purchased online at zspace.org and by phone at 866.811.4111. (more...)

Z Space to Present World Premiere of The Bengsons' HUNDRED DAYS, 2/20-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Continuing its tradition of presenting innovative and cutting-edge works, Lisa Steindler, Artistic Director of Z Space announces the world premiere of Hundred Days, a folk rock odyssey conceived and composed by The Bengsons. (more...)

Jack Noseworthy Stars in TWO POINT OH NY Debut at 59E59, Now thru 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

59E59 Theaters welcomes The Active Theater with the NYC premiere of TWO POINT OH, written by Jeffrey Jackson and directed by Michael Unger. TWO POINT OH begins performances tonight, October 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 20. Press opening is Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Richard Foreman, Mariah McCarthy & More Win 2013 IT Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

On Monday, September 30, 2013, The New York Innovative Theatre Awards (IT Awards), the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway,and host comedian and Andy Kauffman Award winner, Harrison Greenbaum, announced the 2013 award recipients at the ninth Annual IT Awards Ceremony atMason Hall @ Baruch Performing Arts Center, 17 Lexingont Avenue, NYC. The ceremony was directed by Tim Butterfield, Artistic Director of the Straphanger Collective, and written by playwright Donnetta Lavinia Grays, 2013 Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award recipient. Those unable to attend joined the OOB theatre community's biggest night virtually by following Molly Marinik of TheatreIsEasy and TravSD (OOBR writer, producer, actor) at nyitawards.com/live (more...)

Jack Noseworthy to Star in TWO POINT OH NY Debut at 59E59, 10/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

59E59 Theaters welcomes The Active Theater with the NYC premiere of TWO POINT OH, written by Jeffrey Jackson and directed by Michael Unger. TWO POINT OH begins performances on Thursday, October 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 20. (more...)

Asolo Rep to Explore Love, Career, Family and More in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, 1/17-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Asolo Repertory Theatre challenges its audiences to answer questions both women and men have been asking themselves since the second wave of feminism emerged in the 1960's: is it possible for women to balance a career and a family at the same time? If yes, then does 'having it all' equate fulfillment in life? The Heidi Chronicles, Wendy Wasserstein's 1989 Pulitzer and Tony Award winning play, maps the coming of age of Heidi Holland, a member of the baby boomer generation and a successful art historian, during the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kellie Overbey, Quentin Mare and More in Rehearsal for Page 73 Productions' SLEEPING ROUGH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

It's December 2008, and an American woman flees to London despite the pleas of her daughter and ex-husband. Unable to forgive her country for a grave offense, she seeks refuge in the city of her youth. As America broadcasts news of financial crisis and political change, a fractured family roams the London streets trying to understand what sparked a fatal decision in SLEEPING ROUGH, to begin off-Broadway April 11, 2013. Check out photos of the cast at their first day of rehearsal below! (more...)

SLEEPING ROUGH Opens 4/11 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

It's December 2008, and an American woman flees to London despite the pleas of her daughter and ex-husband. Unable to forgive her country for a grave offense, she seeks refuge in the city of her youth. As America broadcasts news of financial crisis and political change, a fractured family roams the London streets trying to understand what sparked a fatal decision. (more...)

Kellie Overbey, Quentin Mare and More Set for SLEEPING ROUGH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

Casting has been announced for the world-premiere of Kara Manning's play SLEEPING ROUGH, directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Buntrock and presented Off-Broadway at the Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) by Page 73 Productions, currently celebrating its 15th season presenting works by up-and-coming playwrights in New York. Performances of SLEEPING ROUGH will begin April 3 prior to an official press opening of April 11. Tickets for SLEEPING ROUGH are now on sale. (more...)

Asolo Rep to Explore Love, Career, Family and More in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, 1/17-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Asolo Repertory Theatre challenges its audiences to answer questions both women and men have been asking themselves since the second wave of feminism emerged in the 1960's: is it possible for women to balance a career and a family at the same time? If yes, then does 'having it all' equate fulfillment in life? The Heidi Chronicles, Wendy Wasserstein's 1989 Pulitzer and Tony Award winning play, maps the coming of age of Heidi Holland, a member of the baby boomer generation and a successful art historian, during the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's. (more...)

Ma-Yi Theater Company Presents JESUS IN INDIA, Opening 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

The Ma-Yi Theater Company will present the East Coast premiere of JESUS IN INDIA, a new play by Lloyd Suh (American Hwangap), directed by Daniella Topol. The play will be performed Off-Broadway at The Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46th Street, between 9th and 10th Aves) from Tuesday, February 12 through Sunday, March 10, 2013. The Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2013. Tickets are priced $30-$35 and are available by calling TheaterMania at 212-352-3101 or online at www.ma-yitheatre.org. (more...)

TROUBLEMAKER is a Kick-A Adventure You Freakin Don't Want to Miss - Now Thru Feb. 3 at Berkeley Rep
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - Jan 15, 2013

Berkeley Rep hits another one out of the freakin park with 'Troublemaker, or The Freakin Kic-A Adventures of Bradley Boatright. (more...)

Columbia Stages Presents JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE, 11/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2012

Columbia Stages presents JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE, the 2012/13 MFA Actors' Thesis Production conceived and directed by Kristin Linklater and Rebecca Wright. JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE will open at The Riverside Theatre on Thursday, November 8, 2012 and run through November 17. (more...)

Columbia Stages Presents JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE, Now thru 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2012

Columbia Stages presents JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE, the 2012/13 MFA Actors' Thesis Production conceived and directed by Kristin Linklater and Rebecca Wright. JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE will open at The Riverside Theatre tonight, November 8, 2012 and run through November 17. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Columbia University MFA Students Talk JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE Thesis Production
by Stage Tube - Nov 06, 2012

Columbia Stages presents JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE, the 2012/13 MFA Actors' Thesis Production conceived and directed by Kristin Linklater and Rebecca Wright. JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE will open at The Riverside Theatre this Thursday, November 8, 2012 and run through November 17. Students from Columbia University's 2013 MFA Actors program talk about the production in the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE in Rehearsal at Columbia Stages' Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2012

Columbia Stages presents JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE, the 2012/13 MFA Actors' Thesis Production conceived and directed by Kristin Linklater and Rebecca Wright. JOAN OF ARC: VOICES IN THE FIRE will open at The Riverside Theatre this Thursday, November 8, 2012 and run through November 17. Scroll down for photos of the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

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