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FRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown SeriesFRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will present the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger, and the New York premiere of Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS as part of the company's fourteenth annual SECOND STAGE THEATRE UPTOWN SERIES this summer. (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center Sets #HearHere 2016 SeasonAT&T Performing Arts Center Sets #HearHere 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

This second season will present a diverse lineup featuring award-winning author, journalist, radio and TV personality Stephen Dubner interviewed by actress, comedian and radio host Faith Salie; creator and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning series THE SIMPSONS, Matt Groening; one of America's best contemporary writers, cartoonist and illustrator Lynda Barry; filmmaker, artist and writer, Miranda July; and legendary narrative and documentary German filmmaker, Werner Herzog. (more...)

Second Stage Theatre Will Honor Producer David Stone at 37th Anniversary GalaSecond Stage Theatre Will Honor Producer David Stone at 37th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Second Stage Theatre's 37th Anniversary Gala celebration will honor Producer DAVID STONE, celebrating his ongoing 12 year relationship with the Off-Broadway Company.  The evening's Honorary Chair is James M. Nederlander and the Co-Chairs are Marc Platt, Patrick Catullo, and Nancy Coyne.  The gala evening, which will be directed by James Lapine, will be held on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Cipriani 42nd Street.  The evening's entertainment, which will feature stars who have appeared in Stone's productions over the years, will be announced at a later date.  This is the first time Second Stage's annual gala will be honoring a Broadway producer. (more...)

Emergent Arts at The Mix Studio Theater to Present the UNclub All Stars, TodayEmergent Arts at The Mix Studio Theater to Present the UNclub All Stars, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

May 16 will be the second in a fun series at The Mix with an all star performance by the very best comics who have appeared at The Mix UNclub Sunday night standup show. Show starts at 8 pm, Today May 16, at The Mix Studio Theater, 8 N. Washington, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. All seats $10, available at www.emergentarts.com. (more...)

Emergent Arts at The Mix Studio Theater to Present the UNclub All Stars, 5/16Emergent Arts at The Mix Studio Theater to Present the UNclub All Stars, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

May 16 will be the second in a fun series at The Mix with an all star performance by the very best comics who have appeared at The Mix UNclub Sunday night standup show. Show starts at 8 pm, Saturday May 16, at The Mix Studio Theater, 8 N. Washington, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. All seats $10, available at www.emergentarts.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Let's Bowl! Go Inside Second Stage's 2015 Bowling ClassicPhoto Coverage: Let's Bowl! Go Inside Second Stage's 2015 Bowling Classic
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 3, 2015

For over 25 years, stars of stage and screen have come out to bowl in support of Second Stage's award-winning seasons and to assist the theatre in its fund-raising efforts at its annual All-Star Bowling Classic. Last night, stars gathered at Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge to bowl and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the event below! (more...)

Miranda July, Lena Dunham, Matt Groening, Lynda Barry & More Set for Appearances at BAM in 2015Miranda July, Lena Dunham, Matt Groening, Lynda Barry & More Set for Appearances at BAM in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Bestsellers, trend-setters, celebrities, visual wizards, and storytellers converge at BAM in three wide-ranging, one-night-only events in the winter of 2015. Filmmaker Miranda July discusses her debut novel with Lena Dunham; legendary cartoonists Matt Groening and Lynda Barry compare storyboard ideas; and authors Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler present a no-holds-barred evening of camaraderie. (more...)

FANDOR Announces August Film HighlightsFANDOR Announces August Film Highlights
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

FANDOR announces AUGUST 2014 film highlights (more...)

Leigh Silverman, Mark Brokaw, Juliette Carillo & More Set for Sundance Institute's Theatre Directors Retreat in FranceLeigh Silverman, Mark Brokaw, Juliette Carillo & More Set for Sundance Institute's Theatre Directors Retreat in France
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Sundance Institute and the LUMA Foundation today announced that the two organizations will again collaborate to host the second Sundance Institute | LUMA Foundation Theatre Directors Retreat in Arles, France, July 29 through August 11. The Retreat is one of 10 residential programs hosted by Sundance Institute this summer, collectively representing 15 weeks of support and mentorship for promising independent artists in theatre and film from the United States and around the world. (more...)

Duncan Sheik & Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's AMERICAN PSYCHO Musical to Get US Premiere at Second Stage Theatre in February; Rupert Goold to DirectDuncan Sheik & Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's AMERICAN PSYCHO Musical to Get US Premiere at Second Stage Theatre in February; Rupert Goold to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) just announced the U.S. premiere of the new musical, AMERICAN PSYCHO, featuring a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (2ST's Good Boys and True, 'Glee,' Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark), music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony-Award Winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), directed by Rupert Goold (Broadway's Macbeth with Patrick Stewart, ENRON). AMERICAN PSYCHO is based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis. (more...)

Terrence McNally's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART and Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY Set for Second Stage's 2014-15 SeasonTerrence McNally's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART and Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY Set for Second Stage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced two productions for its upcoming 36th season: the first New York production in 23 years of Terrence McNally's acclaimed play, LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART, directed by Peter DuBois, and the world premiere of Neil LaBute's dark comedy, THE WAY WE GET BY. (more...)

Second Stage Theatre's THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST Begins TonightSecond Stage Theatre's THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, begins performances tonight, February 11. (more...)

Grammy Nominee Nelson Gonzalez Joins Second Stage Theatre's THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST Creative TeamGrammy Nominee Nelson Gonzalez Joins Second Stage Theatre's THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Grammy Award-nominated musician Nelson Gonzalez has joined the creative team of the upcoming Second Stage Theatre production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Mr. Gonzalez, who is widely considered the master of the Cuban Tres guitar, will oversee the production's musical elements and will lead a live band during performances. (more...)

PARFUMERIE Plays Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 11/26-12/22PARFUMERIE Plays Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 11/26-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

The romantic comedy Parfumerie, adapted by E.P. Dowdall from the Hungarian playIllatszertar by Miklos Laszlo, will have a rare revival as the first theater production of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (Lou Moore, Executive Director), for a limited, 29 performance engagement November 26 to December 22. The production, directed by Mark Brokaw, who is currently represented on Broadway with Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, centers on a romance that unfolds through love letters, a perfect homage to the historic Beverly Hills Post Office. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Mark Brokaw, Director of OBLIVIONBWW Interviews: Mark Brokaw, Director of OBLIVION
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Aug 23, 2013

How do you become a director? Just take the plunge! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's OBLIVIONPhoto Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's OBLIVION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse stages the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs now through September 8. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Johanna Day & Reg Rogers Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse, Beg. TonightJohanna Day & Reg Rogers Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs from tonight, August 20 through September 8. (more...)

Johanna Day & Reg Rogers to Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse; Performances to Begin. 8/20Johanna Day & Reg Rogers to Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse; Performances to Begin. 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs from August 20 through September 8. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bill Pullman, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More at Second Stage's  Bowling Classic- Part TwoPhoto Coverage: Bill Pullman, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More at Second Stage's Bowling Classic- Part Two
by Walter McBride - Feb 5, 2013

Second Stage Theatre just celebrated its annual All-Star Bowling Classic last night, February 4 at Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge For over 25 years, stars of stage and screen have come out to bowl in support of Second Stage's award-winning seasons and to assist the theatre in its fund-raising efforts. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out the second part of photo coverage below. CLICK HERE to check out part 1! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Benjamin Walker, Andy Mientus & More at Second Stage's  Bowling Classic- Part OnePhoto Coverage: Benjamin Walker, Andy Mientus & More at Second Stage's Bowling Classic- Part One
by Walter McBride - Feb 5, 2013

Second Stage Theatre just celebrated its annual All-Star Bowling Classic last night, February 4 at Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge For over 25 years, stars of stage and screen have come out to bowl in support of Second Stage's award-winning seasons and to assist the theatre in its fund-raising efforts. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out the first part of photo coverage below. CLICK HERE to check out part 2! (more...)

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