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Haunting New Drama THE REPORT to Conclude FringeNYC Run TomorrowHaunting New Drama THE REPORT to Conclude FringeNYC Run Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

THE REPORT, a haunting new drama, will conclude its FringeNYC engagement tomorrow (Friday, August 28). The play opened at the New York International Fringe Festival on August 15th.  (more...)

Angelina Fiordellisi, Lauren Velez & Jonathan Walker to Star in CATCH THE BUTCHER at Cherry Lane TheatreAngelina Fiordellisi, Lauren Velez & Jonathan Walker to Star in CATCH THE BUTCHER at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

CATCH THE BUTCHER - a new play by Adam Seidel about what happens when a single woman sets off to find the serial killer of other single women - will be given its Off-Broadway premiere this fall when Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) kicks off its 92nd anniversary season with the production, directed by Valentina Fratti.  (more...)

Martin Casella's Haunting Drama THE REPORT Plays NY International Fringe FestivalMartin Casella's Haunting Drama THE REPORT Plays NY International Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2015

THE REPORT is set to open today (Saturday) in the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT is adapted by Martin Casella, author of The Irish Curse which earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The director is Alan Muraoka, whose credits include FALSETTOLAND (NAATCO), KARAOKE STORIES and "Sesame Street." (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE REPORT as Part of FringeNYCPhoto Flash: First Look at THE REPORT as Part of FringeNYC
by Nora Dominick - Aug 13, 2015

THE REPORT is set to begin performances this Saturday, August 15th at the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT is adapted by Martin Casella, author of THE IRISH CURSE which earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The director is Alan Muraoka, whose credits include FALSETTOLAND (NAATCO), KARAOKE STORIES and 'Sesame Street.' (more...)

FringeNYC's THE REPORT Set for WBAI's ARTS EXPRESS This ThursdayFringeNYC's THE REPORT Set for WBAI's ARTS EXPRESS This Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

WBAI Radio's 'Arts Express' will feature a special interview with Martin Casella, author of the upcoming Off-Broadway play THE REPORT, this Thursday, August 13th between 2 & 3 PM. The broadcast can be heard on 99.5 FM or online at www.wbai.org. THE REPORT is being presented August 15 - 28 in the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT is adapted by Casella, whose The Irish Curse earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The director is Alan Muraoka, whose credits include Falsettoland (NAATCO), Karaoke Stories and "Sesame Street." (more...)

New WWII Drama THE REPORT to Open Off-BroadwayNew WWII Drama THE REPORT to Open Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

A haunting new world premiere drama, THE REPORT, will be presented August 15 - 28 in the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT is adapted by Martin Casella, whose THE IRISH CURSE earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The director is Alan Muraoka, whose credits include FALSETTOLAND (NAATCO), KARAOKE STORIES and 'Sesame Street.' (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Michael Countryman to Lead THE REPORT at NYC FringeBOARDWALK EMPIRE's Michael Countryman to Lead THE REPORT at NYC Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Barry Goralnick, Sarahbeth Grossman, Craig Zehms in association with Cutting Hedge Productions will present a haunting new world premiere drama, THE REPORT, August 15 - 28 in the New York International Fringe Festival. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT was adapted by Martin Casella, whose THE IRISH CURSE earned the Outstanding Playwriting Award in the 2005 FringeNYC and went on to a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run. The show's director is Alan Muraoka whose credits include FALSETTOLAND, KARAOKE STORIES and "Sesame Street." (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Mamet's GHOST STORIES Provides Little ChillBWW Reviews: Mamet's GHOST STORIES Provides Little Chill
by Michael Dale - Jun 25, 2015

Atlantic Theater revives a double bill of David Mamet one-acts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Atlantic Theater Company's GHOST STORIESPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Atlantic Theater Company's GHOST STORIES
by Walter McBride - Jun 17, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company's revival of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien presents two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien will play a limited engagement through Sunday, June 28 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Atlantic Theater's 'GHOST STORIES' Double BillPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Atlantic Theater's 'GHOST STORIES' Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company's revival of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien presents two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien will begin previews Wednesday, May 27, officially open Tuesday, June 16 and play a limited engagement through Sunday, June 28 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the team in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Misery Hates Company in POCATELLOBWW Reviews: Misery Hates Company in POCATELLO
by Michael Dale - Dec 17, 2014

Samuel D. Hunter's drama of a mundane little community is in itself a rather mundane evening. (more...)

POCATELLO, Starring T.R. Knight, Opens Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsPOCATELLO, Starring T.R. Knight, Opens Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The production opens tonight, December 15 and will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at T.R. Knight and More in POCATELLO at Playwrights HorizonsPhoto Flash: First Look at T.R. Knight and More in POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The production is currently in previews with an opening set for Monday, December 15. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

THE AMAZING MAX to Play MMAC, 11/28-12/31THE AMAZING MAX to Play MMAC, 11/28-12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

After playing sold out shows across the country, The Amazing Max, the "awesome and hilarious live magic show for the whole family" (PBS Kids) starring magician Max Darwin (aka "The Amazing Max") returns to delight New York audiences in a month-long holiday engagement at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center - MMAC (248 West 60th Street - between Amsterdam and West End Avenues). Performances begin today, November 28 and continue through Wednesday, December 31. (more...)

POCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsPOCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The play is the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. The production will begin previews tonight, November 21 with an opening night set for Monday, December 15. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

THE AMAZING MAX to Play MMAC, 11/28-12/31THE AMAZING MAX to Play MMAC, 11/28-12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

After playing sold out shows across the country, The Amazing Max, the "awesome and hilarious live magic show for the whole family" (PBS Kids) starring magician Max Darwin (aka "The Amazing Max") returns to delight New York audiences in a month-long holiday engagement at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center - MMAC (248 West 60th Street - between Amsterdam and West End Avenues). Performances begin on Friday, November 28 and continue through Wednesday, December 31. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for POCATELLO's First PerformancePlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for POCATELLO's First Performance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for up to two $5 tickets each to the world premiere of POCATELLO, a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). (more...)

BWW Reviews: The'Whack' HOW WE GOT ON, 'Dope' and 'Fresh' at Cleveland Play HouseBWW Reviews: The'Whack' HOW WE GOT ON, 'Dope' and 'Fresh' at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Nov 3, 2014

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Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Cleveland Play House proudly introduces their production of How We Got On, the coming-of-age story of three teens whose passion for hip-hop and determination to succeed generates creativity, artistry and friendship. Playwright Idris Goodwin's How We Got On will delight Cleveland audiences with its uplifting message and great grooves. Directed by Jaime Castañeda, and featuring an eclectic cast of actors including Cleveland School of the Arts graduate Cyndii Johnson, How We Got On is sure to have audiences of all ages feeling the beat October 24 - November 16 in the Outcalt Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. This production of How We Got On is sponsored by Cleveland Clinic. (more...)

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