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Photo Flash: Czech Marionettes in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, OY! HANNUKAH, MERRY KWANZAA at La MaMaPhoto Flash: Czech Marionettes in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, OY! HANNUKAH, MERRY KWANZAA at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

For the delight of audiences aged 5 to 105, Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre will perform 'A Christmas Carol, Oy! Hanukkah, Merry Kwanzaa' from December 5 to 14, 2014 in The Club at La MaMa, 74A East Fourth Street. The show is an adaptation of Dickens' classic with Old World accents and New World inclusiveness. Adapted and directed by Vit Horejs, it features over 30 puppets by Milos Kasal and holiday songs in Czech, English, Hebrew & Swahili. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

THE KING OF HEARTS IS OFF AGAIN to Run 11/26-30 at La MaMaTHE KING OF HEARTS IS OFF AGAIN to Run 11/26-30 at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Piotr Borowski, a student and collaborator of Jerzy Grotowski and co-founder of Gardzienice Theatre, has created a stage adaptation of 'Chasing the King of Hearts' by Hannah Krall. The book is a 2007 bestseller of spiritual survival in the fateless universe of the Holocaust. Borowski's play, 'The King of Hearts is Off Again,' is a memory piece with physical theater that has been presented in California and the Midwest. La MaMa will present present the Kulture+ production of this play, acted by Studium Teatralne, for its East Coast debut November 26 to 30, 2014. The piece will be performed by actors from Warsaw, where it was developed.' (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 21–December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). The company opening is scheduled for Friday, November 28. The official press opening will follow on Saturday, November 29. (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Bring New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY to Rockwell Table & Stage, 11/28Ben Rimalower to Bring New Solo Show BAD WITH MONEY to Rockwell Table & Stage, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. (more...)

THE TRICKY PART to Play Next Weekend at The Barrow GroupTHE TRICKY PART to Play Next Weekend at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Martin Moran's OBIE award-winning play, THE TRICKY PART, will play for one night only, October 19, 2014 at 7:00 PM at TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, 3Rd Floor, NY NY. (more...)

UrbanTheater Company to Present Julia De Burgos: Child of WaterUrbanTheater Company to Present Julia De Burgos: Child of Water
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

UrbanTheater Company (UTC) has announced the opening of its Season 9 with the Midwest Premiere of Puerto Rican playwright, Carmen Rivera's, Julia De Burgos: Child of Water, directed by Juan Castañeda (First Class, Devil Land, Hermanas Padilla). (more...)

MISS JULIE to Run 10/21-11/8 at August Strindberg RepMISS JULIE to Run 10/21-11/8 at August Strindberg Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

From October 21 to November 8, August Strindberg Repertory will transport Strindberg's 'Miss Julie' to an antebellum Louisiana plantation in a new interpretation conceived by Artistic Director Robert Greer and adapted by Edgar Chisholm from a translation by Greer. The production will include a ballet sequence, which Strindberg specified in the original manuscript and which has never been performed before. The piece will be directed by Robert Greer and choreographed by Ja' Malik. (more...)

Kuperman Brothers to Star in Columbia Stages' OVER THERE, Running 10/15-18 at HEREKuperman Brothers to Star in Columbia Stages' OVER THERE, Running 10/15-18 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Columbia Stages is proud to present OVER THERE, a playful drama by Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and Fucking) and an allegory of competing ideologies set across both the Berlin Wall and consumer driven America. (more...)

FIAF to Present Justin Vivian Bond's LOVE IS CRAZY, 9/25FIAF to Present Justin Vivian Bond's LOVE IS CRAZY, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, presents the New York premiere of Justin Vivian Bond's Love Is Crazy, a raucous and seductive evening of songs and stories about love. (more...)

TCG Sets Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships 9th Round RecipientsTCG Sets Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships 9th Round Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The William & Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, have announced the ninth round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships recipients. The program is designed to support actors' professional and artistic development, to enrich relationships between actors and nonprofit theatres and to ensure continued professional commitment to live theatre. Funded by the Fox Foundation and administered by TCG, the fellowship is one of only a few programs of its kind for actors in the country. (more...)

HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY Set for WHAT, 10/3-5HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY Set for WHAT, 10/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Hop a box car through the Dustbowl with Woody Guthrie and commune with the spirit, stories and songs of America's iconic folksinger, saint-of-the-workingman and poet-of-the-people as he plays for a union meeting of striking mineworkers in Oklahoma on the verge of vigilante violence. (more...)

East Lynne to Host WITHIN THE LAW Post-Show Q&A, 9/17East Lynne to Host WITHIN THE LAW Post-Show Q&A, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

For those who didn't have the opportunity to meet the cast of the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's "Within the Law" at the opening night after-show party at Aleathea's Restaurant on September 17th, another chance is to be had on Friday, September 26 at an after-show Q&A. It's a wonderful opportunity for patrons to ask such questions as "why do they do what they do?" and "how does one find these scripts?" (more...)

World Premiere of Richard Schechner's IMAGINING O Set for 9/10-13 at Peak PerformancesWorld Premiere of Richard Schechner's IMAGINING O Set for 9/10-13 at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Watch out! Richard Schechner returns, armed with another series of shocks and surprises: the world premiere of "Imagining O" at Peak Performances, September 10-13. Transforming the notoriously erotic French novel "Story of O" into a multi-site, immersive production, the 80 year-old director's most recent work promises to reaffirm Peak's commitment to the ultra and outre challenge, and the director's reputation for creating uncomfortable joy in his audiences. The show opens the Kasser Theater's 10th anniversary season. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger and More to Star in Lincoln Center's THE OLDEST BOY; Cast Complete!Celia Keenan-Bolger and More to Star in Lincoln Center's THE OLDEST BOY; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ernest Abuba, Joel de la Fuente, Tsering Dorjee, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Takemi Kitamura, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider, and Nami Yamamoto will comprise the cast of its upcoming production of Sarah Ruhl's new play THE OLDEST BOY. The play, to be directed by Rebecca Taichman, will begin previews Thursday, October 9 and open on Monday, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Ben Rimalower Will Premiere New Play BAD WITH MONEY at The Duplex this FallBen Rimalower Will Premiere New Play BAD WITH MONEY at The Duplex this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. Written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark, BAD WITH MONEY premieres at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) from September 4 through November 6. (more...)

Mount Tremper Arts to Stage World Premiere of JACK SPICER'S BILLY THE KID, 7/25-26Mount Tremper Arts to Stage World Premiere of JACK SPICER'S BILLY THE KID, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

The Theatre of a Two-headed Calf Jack Spicer's Billy the Kid (WORLD PREMIERE) By Brendan Connelly, Brooke O'Harra, and Lisa D'Amour Featuring songs by Brendan Connelly performed by Connelly and Rick Burkhardt Mount Tremper Arts (647 South Plank Rd in Mount Tremper, NY) $20; mounttremperarts.org; 845-688-9893 Friday and Saturday, July 25 & 26 at 8:00 pm (more...)

Hershey Felder is Leonard Bernstein, at The Town Hall, 7/17Hershey Felder is Leonard Bernstein, at The Town Hall, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The story and music of the great composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein comes to life on stage whenThe Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes presents Maestro Bernstein, a new play with music written and performed by award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (Broadway's GeorgeGershwin Alone). Directed by Joel Zwick, Maestro Bernstein plays one night only, Thursday, July 17 at 8PMat The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street.) (more...)

BOOK OF LIZ to Return to Custom Made Theatre, 7/10-8/2BOOK OF LIZ to Return to Custom Made Theatre, 7/10-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2014

Custom Made is thrilled to bring back The Book of Liz for a fourth hysterical run, after setting box office records in 2009, 2011, and 2013. This year, James Nelson brings his directorial eye to the popular 'LizFest.' (more...)

HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY Coming to Hollywood Fringe, 6/20-28HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY Coming to Hollywood Fringe, 6/20-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

HARD TRAVELIN' WITH WOODY, the critically acclaimed multimedia solo show with the music and artworks of Woody Guthrie, written and performed by Randy Noojin, will perform as part of Hollywood Fringe at Theatre Asylum's Elephant Studio, 6320 Santa Monica Blvd, 90038 on Friday, June 20 @ 10pm, Saturday, June 21 @ 4pm, Monday, June 23 @ 8:30pm, Thursday, June 26th @ 10pm, Saturday, June 28 @ 5:30pm. Tickets are $15 or pay-what-you-can and can be purchased at HollywoodFringe.org, HFF14.org/1678 or at the door. (more...)

*MARK Set for La Mama's First Floor Theatre, 5/29-6/15*MARK Set for La Mama's First Floor Theatre, 5/29-6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

La Mama E.T.C., in association with the Magis Theatre Company's Logos Project, presents *mark, performed by George Drance, directed by Luann Jennings, with original music composed by internationally acclaimed, award winning composer Elizabeth Swados. (more...)

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