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MTC's Lynne Meadow to Direct New York Debut of Melissa Ross's OF GOOD STOCK This SummerMTC's Lynne Meadow to Direct New York Debut of Melissa Ross's OF GOOD STOCK This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce the New York premiere of Of Good Stock, the new play by Melissa Ross (Thinner Than Water, Too Much Too Soon), directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife). The limited engagement of Of Good Stock will begin previews Tuesday, June 2 and open Tuesday, June 23 at MTC at New York City Center -- Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

THE ACCIDENT Set for FRIGID New York, 2/18-3/7THE ACCIDENT Set for FRIGID New York, 2/18-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

FRIGID New York Festival presents A Driver's Seat Entertainment production, The Accident, a short play written by Dipti Bramhandkar and directed by Courtney Wetzel. The shows run from February 18th - March 7th at the Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St.) (more...)

I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD Extends Through March 1 at the AtlanticI'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD Extends Through March 1 at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce that the world premiere production of Halley Feiffer's play I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard, directed by Trip Cullman, has been extended an additional two weeks due to high ticket demand following opening last night to critical acclaim. (more...)

Rising Phoenix's F**KING IMMACULATE Begins 1/28Rising Phoenix's F**KING IMMACULATE Begins 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

After the critical success of its recent Lucille Lortel Award winning Off-Broadway production of Martin Moran's All the Rage (produced with piece by piece productions), acclaimed new play company Rising Phoenix Repertory presents the world premiere of RPR Company Member Sarah Shaefer's new play F**king Immaculate. Building on the company's successful downtown site-specific play series Cino Nights, Rising Phoenix Rep is attempting to grow and expand on its innovative development/production process for new plays, building in a longer rehearsal period and focusing on an even more intimate and immersive experience for artists and audiences alike. The plays will be staged in an Upper West Side apartment to be disclosed to patrons who make reservations in advance. Seating is strictly limited to ten people per night. (more...)

Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Previews TonightSecond Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Directed by Austin Pendleton, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY begins previews tonight, January 16, 2015 and will officially open on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

Poetic Theater Productions to Present PARADOX OF THE URBAN CLICHE, Begin. 2/5Poetic Theater Productions to Present PARADOX OF THE URBAN CLICHE, Begin. 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Poetic Theater Productions has announced the world premiere production of PARADOX OF THE URBAN CLICHE, written by Craig 'muMs' Grant and directed by Reginald L. Douglas, part of POETIC LICENSE 2015: subconscious. (more...)

Cassie Beck, Dan Butler & More to Star in Labyrinth Theater's THE INSURGENTSCassie Beck, Dan Butler & More to Star in Labyrinth Theater's THE INSURGENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Labyrinth Theater Company announces casting and creative team for the New York premiere of Lucy Thurber's The Insurgents, an explosive new play the Obie Award-winning playwright and Labyrinth Theater Company member. Directed by Jackson Gay, The Insurgents follows Thurber's The Hill Town Plays, the wildly ambitious 2013 five-play cycle, and finds the playwright incorporating historical figures-Harriet Tubman, Nat Turner, John Brown and Timothy McVeigh-into her work for the first time. (more...)

Labyrinth Theater Company to Present Lucy Thurber's THE INSURGENTS; Performances Begin in FebruaryLabyrinth Theater Company to Present Lucy Thurber's THE INSURGENTS; Performances Begin in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Lucy Thurber's The Insurgents, an explosive new play the Obie Award-winning playwright and Labyrinth Theater Company member. Directed by Jackson Gay, The Insurgents follows Thurber's The Hill Town Plays, the wildly ambitious 2013 five-play cycle, and finds the playwright incorporating historical figures-Harriet Tubman, Nat Turner, John Brown and Timothy McVeigh-into her work for the first time. (more...)

The Edge Theater to Present THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT in 2015The Edge Theater to Present THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Nominated for the 2011 Best Play Tony Award, this story is a darkly comic view of addiction, friendship, and love. Jackie, a petty drug dealer, is just out of prison and trying to stay clean. He's also still in love with his coke addicted childhood sweetheart, Veronica. But when he discovers a hat that is not his in the bedroom, life gets a little bit harder. (more...)

World Premiere of Maggie Bofill's WINNERS Opens Next Month at Ensemble Studio TheatreWorld Premiere of Maggie Bofill's WINNERS Opens Next Month at Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Ensemble Studio Theatre kicks off the New Year with the world premiere of Maggie Bofill's Winners, a wild roller coaster ride for a modern family reeling from the Great Recession, presented in partnership with The Radio Drama Network. Winners begins previews Wednesday, January 14, at 7:00pm at Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street, for an opening Thursday, January 22, at 7:00pm. Winners is directed by Pamela Berlin and features Curran Connor, David Gelles, Arielle Goldman, Stephanie Hsu, Polly Lee, Florencia Lozano, Scott Sowers and Grant Shaud. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant to Star in Private Theatre's Staged Reading of GENOA Next WeekKathleen Chalfant to Star in Private Theatre's Staged Reading of GENOA Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Kathleen Chalfant, Tony Crane and Jim Thalman will star in The Private Theatre's staged reading of GENOA by Michael Sargent. Directed by David Schweizer, the reading is set for next Monday, December 15th at 7:00 pm at the LAByrinth Theater Company, 155 Bank Street. (more...)

The Old Globe Hosts 2nd Annual New Voices Festival This WeekendThe Old Globe Hosts 2nd Annual New Voices Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Second Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, this weekend, December 12 - 14, 2014. (more...)

Private Theatre's Winter Reading Series Kicks Off TodayPrivate Theatre's Winter Reading Series Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The Private Theatre, anchored in the core concept of delivering work '...that affects its audiences deeply, engaging them in encounters that make a profound and enduring impression,' The Private Theatre presents: The Winter Reading Series from today, December 9 - January 7, 2015 which will feature three new works including Kishinev by Max Sparber, Genoa by Michael Sargent, and The Shotgun Message by A. Rey Pamatmat. (more...)

Ron Cephas Jones & Michael Rispoli Round Out Cast of Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYRon Cephas Jones & Michael Rispoli Round Out Cast of Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Casting is complete for Second Stage Theatre presentation of the Atlantic Theater Company's production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' acclaimed play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY. Ron Cephas Jones (Of Mice of Men and 2ST's Wildflower) and Michael Rispoli (Between Riverside and Crazy at ATC) join previously announced cast members Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences, 2ST's Jitney), Victor Almanzar (Repertorio Espanol, LAByrinth Theater), Elizabeth Canavan (The Little Flower of East Orange), Rosal Colon (The Motherf*cker with the Hat) and Liza Colon-Zayas (2ST Water by the Spoonful and Living Out). (more...)

Private Theatre's The Winter Reading Series Kicks Off 12/9; Lineup SetPrivate Theatre's The Winter Reading Series Kicks Off 12/9; Lineup Set
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

The Private Theatre, anchored in the core concept of delivering work "…that affects its audiences deeply, engaging them in encounters that make a profound and enduring impression," The Private Theatre presents: The Winter Reading Series from December 9 - January 7, 2015 which will feature three new works including Kishinev by Max Sparber, Genoa by Michael Sargent, and The Shotgun Message by A. Rey Pamatmat. The reading series is FREE of charge and open to the public, each reading will be followed by a talk back with the creative team. R.S.V.P: rsvp@theprivatetheatre.org (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning TonightTonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, running tonight, November 21, through December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). (more...)

The Old Globe to Host 2nd Annual New Voices Festival, 12/12-14The Old Globe to Host 2nd Annual New Voices Festival, 12/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Second Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, December 12 - 14, 2014. (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis Honored Tonight at the 2014 'Mimi' AwardsStephen Adly Guirgis Honored Tonight at the 2014 'Mimi' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Theatre luminaries will gather tonight, November 17, 2014, to to honor acclaimed playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis as he receives the 2014 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award at the Steinberg Playwright Awards, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. Scenes highlighting his work will be presented at the 7th Annual 'Mimi' Awards, which will take place at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 16Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 16
by - Nov 16, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 16, 2014. (more...)

TAMBURLAINE, PARTS I and II Opens this Sunday at Theatre for a New AudienceTAMBURLAINE, PARTS I and II Opens this Sunday at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Christopher Marlowe's 1587 epic Tamburlaine, Parts I and II, edited and directed by Olivier Award-winner Michael Boyd and starring John Douglas Thompson, opens Sunday, November 16, at 1:00pm at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

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