Laura Pels News

Cygnet Theatre to Stage Hit Comedy BAD JEWS This JanuaryCygnet Theatre to Stage Hit Comedy BAD JEWS This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

January brings BAD JEWS to the Cygnet stage - a fierce, biting comedy about family, faith and what you choose to believe, when you're chosen. Rob Lutfy, Associate Artistic Director, directs this Off-Broadway hit featuring the savage humor of Juilliard trained and award-winning playwright Joshua Harmon. (more...)

KINGDOM COME World Premiere Enters Final Weeks Off-BroadwayKINGDOM COME World Premiere Enters Final Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the world-premiere production of Jenny Rachel Weiner's Kingdom Come, directed by Kip Fagan, on Sunday, December 18. The cast features Crystal Finn (Layne), Carmen M. Herlihy (Samantha Carlin), Alex Hernandez (Dominick Aquendo), Socorro Santiago (Delores Aquendo) and Stephanie Styles (Suz) as part of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary season. (more...)

Cherry Lane Mentor Project Announces its Mentors and PlaywrightsCherry Lane Mentor Project Announces its Mentors and Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Cherry Lane (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director; Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Producing Artistic Directors) is proud to announce this year's playwrights and mentors for their Obie Award-winning Mentor Project, culminating with fully-staged productions presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St. in NYC) from February 22 to May 6, 2017.   (more...)

Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Enters Final Weeks at RoundaboutMike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Enters Final Weeks at Roundabout
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed production of Mike Bartlett's new play Love, Love Love, on Sunday, December 18. (more...)

THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller announced today that the most acclaimed, celebrated, and awarded American play in recent memory, The Humans, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at its third New York home, the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, after its year-long, smash hit run on Broadway and fourteen weeks Off Broadway. (more...)

Cast Announced for Midwest Premiere of THE ASSEMBLED PARTIESCast Announced for Midwest Premiere of THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Raven Theatre Associate Artistic Director Cody Estle has announced a "blended family" of new and familiar Raven faces for the company's Midwest premiere of The Assembled Parties, which in 2013 earned a 2013 Tony® Award nomination for Best Play. The play by Richard Greenberg, author of Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain and many other plays, will open on Raven Theatre's East Stage under Estle's direction on Tuesday, January 31, following previews from January 25 - 30, 2017. (more...)

Charles Mee's LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON Gets Reading at Abingdon This FallCharles Mee's LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON Gets Reading at Abingdon This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company launches its Ghostlight Reading Series with LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON by Charles Mee on November 28 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public at Abingdon Theatre Company's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Leon Ingulsrud is set to direct. (more...)

Artists Rep's 'A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS' to Celebrate Season of Hope This DecemberArtists Rep's 'A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS' to Celebrate Season of Hope This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Staged!, presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION for the holidays. (more...)

Signature's 'MASTER HAROLD'...AND THE BOYS Extends An Additional WeekSignature's 'MASTER HAROLD'...AND THE BOYS Extends An Additional Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Due to popular demand, the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of 'Master Harold' ... and the boys, written and directed by Tony Award winner Athol Fugard, has been extended for a second time. (more...)

Oakland High School to Present the Regional World Premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYNOakland High School to Present the Regional World Premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) and Education at Roundabout (Jennifer DiBella, Director of Education) are pleased to announce that Skyline High School in Oakland, CA will present the regional premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN. (more...)

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: LOVE, LOVE, LOVE's Ben RosenfieldIN THE SPOTLIGHT: LOVE, LOVE, LOVE's Ben Rosenfield
by Walter McBride - Nov 10, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new play Love, Love Love, directed byMichael Mayer, which opened on October 19, 2016 at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. The play stars Richard Armitage, Alex Hurt, Zoe Kazan, Amy Ryan and Ben Rosenfield.  (more...)

Richard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Election Year Play Cycle to Tour to DC, Hong Kong and AustraliaRichard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Election Year Play Cycle to Tour to DC, Hong Kong and Australia
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that Richard Nelson's acclaimed trilogy THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family will tour to Washington D.C., Australia, and Hong Kong beginning in January 2017. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 11/4/2016 - ELF on Tour, FINIAN'S RAINBOW and More!Broadway AM Report, 11/4/2016 - ELF on Tour, FINIAN'S RAINBOW and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 4, 2016

This weekend's big news: ELF THE MUSICAL spreads Christmas cheer on this season's holiday tour, and FINIAN'S RAINBOW, starring Melissa Errico, opens Sunday at Irish Rep! (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Opens Tonight at The Public TheaterLynn Nottage's SWEAT Opens Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The extended New York Premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage officially opens tonight, November 3, at The Public Theater. (more...)

Paul Taylor, INTO THE WOODS & More Set for PAC, Purchase College This DecemberPaul Taylor, INTO THE WOODS & More Set for PAC, Purchase College This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College (PAC) is decking the halls and lighting the menorah in anticipation of December, which begins on the 1st with a unique screening of Paul Taylor: Creative Domain, a rare up-close and in-depth look at Taylor at work, culminating with a live performance of the dance, created in the film, by the PTDC. (more...)

KINGDOM COME Officially Logs On Tonight at Roundabout UndergroundKINGDOM COME Officially Logs On Tonight at Roundabout Underground
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Kingdom Come by Jenny Rachel Weiner, the first new play of Roundabout Underground's newly expanded 2016-2017 season officially opens tonight, November 2, 2016 at the Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). (more...)

Tony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This MonthTony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that individual tickets for the Atlanta engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Actor's Express to Stage Atlanta Premiere of APPROPRIATE This FallActor's Express to Stage Atlanta Premiere of APPROPRIATE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

?Actor's Express stages the Atlanta premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' raucous dark comedy Appropriate October 29 - November 20, 2016. (more...)

 INTO THE WOODS at The Kennedy Center INTO THE WOODS at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Into the Woods, the smash-hit musical that brings together original Tony Award®-winning producers of Into the Woods, the Dodgers with NETworks Presentations (The Phantom of the Opera, War Horse, the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific) to present the celebrated Fiasco Theater production that became New York's surprise hit of the 2015 season. Unanimously acclaimed and extended twice at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre, the Tony Award®-winning musical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine has been mounted with boundless imagination. A wild and witty theatrical reinvention like you've never seen it before. (more...)

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