La Mama E.T.C. News

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

Upcoming Holocaust Dramas in Anticipation of International Holocaust Remembrance DayUpcoming Holocaust Dramas in Anticipation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Below, find out more about three upcoming Off-Off Broadway dramas in anticipation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day! (more...)

Public Theater's 13th Annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Kicks Off January 4Public Theater's 13th Annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Kicks Off January 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) begins performances for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 4. (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...)

Aaron Ramey and Charly Dannis to Star in Seven Deadly Sins Operetta at HEREAaron Ramey and Charly Dannis to Star in Seven Deadly Sins Operetta at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

2016 New York Innovative Theatre Award-nominated composer/lyricist team Christian De Gre and Joseph Reese Anderson (FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS and WHISKEY PANTS: THE MAYOR OF WILLIAMSBURG) once again team up with Mind the Art Entertainment to present the world premiere of JACK OF HEARTS, MASTER OF NONE, a modern operetta about a chronic gambler and the seven women who shaped his life. (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik EhnPhoto Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik Ehn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.  Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street,New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016.  (more...)

See Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKING Before it ClosesSee Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKING Before it Closes
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Enthusiastically received by the press and public alike, Shara Ashley's Zeiger's drama Roughly Speaking will play its final performance at Tada, located at 15 West 28 Street, on Sunday, November 20. (more...)

Photo Flash: UNNECESSARY FARCE at Playhouse on ParkPhoto Flash: UNNECESSARY FARCE at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Countless laughs! Playhouse on Park's Mainstage series continues with Unnecessary Farce, written by West Hartford native Paul Slade Smith. Opening night is Friday, November 4, at 8:00pm, with a complimentary pre-performance wine and cheese reception starting at 7pm.   (more...)

Erik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER to Play La MaMaErik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER to Play La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew. Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016. (more...)

Cast Announced for Connecticut Premiere of UNNECESSARY FARCE at Playhouse on ParkCast Announced for Connecticut Premiere of UNNECESSARY FARCE at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! Playhouse on Park's Mainstage series continues with Unnecessary Farce, written by West Hartford native Paul Slade Smith. Opening night is Today, November 4, at 8:00pm, with a complimentary pre-performance wine and cheese reception from 7pm-8pm.   (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Originally produced at FringeNYC, winner of Best of Fest at Maui Fringe and the Alderman Award at Chicago Fringe, Randy Noojin'scritically acclaimed, award winning multimedia solo show, Hard Travelin' with Woody continues Centenary Stage Company's annual Fringe Festival November 10 - 13 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced complete casting for the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne upon the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. It is a powerful piece about press intrusion, backroom politics, and the timeless magnetism of power. (more...)

The Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKING to Benefit NYC's HomelessThe Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKING to Benefit NYC's Homeless
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

'It's about giving back to a community most people don't want to take notice of,' explained The Platform Group's Artistic Director Shara Ashley Zeiger about the decision to donate $3.00 from each ticket sold to the group's upcoming production of Roughly Speaking to help purchase backpacks for New York City homeless people. (more...)

The Platform Group's New Play ROUGHLY SPEAKING Gives A Voice and Backpacks to NYC's HomelessThe Platform Group's New Play ROUGHLY SPEAKING Gives A Voice and Backpacks to NYC's Homeless
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

'It's about giving back to a community most people don't want to take notice of,' explained The Platform Group's Artistic Director Shara Ashley Zeiger about the decision to donate $3.00 from each ticket sold to the group's upcoming production of Roughly Speaking to help purchase backpacks for New York City homeless people. (more...)

Franz Jones, Danny Bolero and More to Lead Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKING; Cast, Creative Team Set!Franz Jones, Danny Bolero and More to Lead Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKING; Cast, Creative Team Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Shara Ashley Zeiger's Roughly Speaking, a new play with rap based on over 200 interviews with New York City's homeless, has announced its full cast and creative team. (more...)

The Segal Center Presents Theatre & Performance in 1970s NYC: Hillary Miller's 'Drop Dead'The Segal Center Presents Theatre & Performance in 1970s NYC: Hillary Miller's 'Drop Dead'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

In the mid-1970s, many artists and organizations successfully defied socially destructive policies and fought for the arts as a public good during New York City's near-bankruptcy and resulting austerity. (more...)

Keith Greer to Helm Staged Reading of A COLD DECEMBERKeith Greer to Helm Staged Reading of A COLD DECEMBER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Director Keith Greer has begun working on A COLD DECEMBER. Casting is nearly complete for the premiere staged-reading on Monday, November 14, at The Bernie Wohl Center at 7pm. (more...)

Artists from Across the U.S. and Around the World Tapped for UNDER THE RADAR 2017Artists from Across the U.S. and Around the World Tapped for UNDER THE RADAR 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Public Theater has announced the exciting international line-up for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2017. (more...)

Segal Center to Celebrate Hillary Miller's 'DROP DEAD' with THEATRE & PERFORMANCE IN THE 1970S EventSegal Center to Celebrate Hillary Miller's 'DROP DEAD' with THEATRE & PERFORMANCE IN THE 1970S Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, celebrates the publication of Hillary Miller's Drop Dead: Performance in Crisis, 1970s New York (Northwestern University Press), the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the Graduate Center (CUNY) will host 'Theatre & Performance in the 1970s' on Oct. 31, 2016, at the Segal Theatre, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. (more...)

Heavy Hitters Join Talkbacks  for The Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKINGHeavy Hitters Join Talkbacks for The Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Shara Ashley Zeiger's Roughly Speaking, a new play with rap based on over 200 interviews with New York City's homeless, has announced the initial slate of participants for its after-show talkbacks. A line-up which includes experts on the homeless, a member of the New York State Assembly, TED Talk Presenters, artists and members of the Roughly Speaking cast and creative team. Scheduled to take place after every Wednesday and Sunday performance, the first such discussion will be held on Wednesday, November 2.  (more...)

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