Lynn Cohen News

HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 01, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sterling Elder Female Cast Graces I REMEMBER MAMA
by Michael Dale - Mar 31, 2014

He may have passed away over 50 years ago, but you might say John Van Druten is the hottest playwright in New York right now. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMA
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 31, 2014

Following Transport Group's 2011 production of Queen of the Mist, our 20th Century Project continues into its second decade (1910 - 1920) with an urgent new revival of John Van Druten's beloved classic, I Remember Mama, directed by Jack Cummings III. The production will be performed at The Gym at Judson, through April 20, 2014. (more...)

Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMA to Play The Gym at Judson, 3/16-4/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Following Transport Group's 2011 production of Queen of the Mist, our 20th Century Project continues into its second decade (1910 - 1920) with an urgent new revival of John Van Druten's beloved classic, I Remember Mama, directed by Jack Cummings III. The production will be performed at The Gym at Judson, March 16-April 20, 2014. Opening night is set for March 30. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMA
by Walter McBride - Feb 13, 2014

Following Transport Group's 2011 production of Queen of the Mist, the 20th Century Project continues into its second decade (1910 - 1920) with an urgent new revival of John Van Druten's beloved classic, I Remember Mama. Redefining family, time, and memory, Transport Group's production features a cast of ten veteran actresses who play all twenty-three roles. This bold reinterpretation of Van Druten's simple and honest story reveals how even the smallest and seemingly insignificant experiences of family life can silently accumulate and take our breath away.Previews begin March 16; opening is March 30. BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out full photo coverage below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMA
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2014

Following Transport Group's 2011 production of Queen of the Mist, the 20th Century Project continues into its second decade (1910 - 1920) with an urgent new revival of John Van Druten's beloved classic, I Remember Mama. Redefining family, time, and memory, Transport Group's production features a cast of ten veteran actresses who play all twenty-three roles. This bold reinterpretation of Van Druten's simple and honest story reveals how even the smallest and seemingly insignificant experiences of family life can silently accumulate and take our breath away. Previews begin March 16; opening is March 30. BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out a photo preview below. Check back later for full coverage! (more...)

Casting Director Brette Goldstein Launches Bova Actors Workshop Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Brette Goldstein will facilitate a lecture and extensive Q & A on Audition Acting Traps and Solutions at Ionica Theater, 300 West 43rd Street, NYC, tonight, February 6th from 6:30-7:30 PM. (more...)

Casting Director Brette Goldstein to Launch Bova Actors Workshop, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Brette Goldstein will facilitate a lecture and extensive Q & A on Audition Acting Traps and Solutions at Ionica Theater, 300 West 43rd Street, NYC, on Thursday, February 6th from 6:30-7:30 PM. (more...)

Disney's FROZEN Shines in Second Week at Box Office with $31.6 Million
by Movies News Desk - Dec 08, 2013

Disney's latest animated adventure, FROZEN, lit up the weekend box office during its second outing, taking the top spot with $31.6 million, according to Deadline. (more...)

Christine Andreas, Tina Chen & More Join URBAN STAGES' WINTER RHYTHMS 2013 Performers Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Urban Stages, in association with producer/director/lyricist Peter Napolitano have announced additions to WINTER RHYTHMS 2013 performer line-up now running throughSunday, December 15, 2013 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street). Tickets are $30 per show (unless otherwise noted).Tickets may be purchased on www.smarttix.com or 212 868-4444. (more...)

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE, FROZEN Shatter Thanksgiving Weekend Box Office Records
by Movies News Desk - Dec 01, 2013

CATCHING FIRE, at No. 1, took in $74.5 million for the weekend. FROZEN, in second place, grossed just over $66.7 million. 'FIRE' set the new standard for the highest Thanksgiving weekend gross, while FROZEN shattered the record for highest Thanksgiving debut weekend gross. (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: Director/Lyricist Peter Napolitano On Producing His Third WINTER RHYTHMS Series at Urban Stages, Dec 3-15
by Stephen Hanks - Dec 01, 2013

It may not be like getting a gift on every one of the 12 Days of Christmas, but for cabaret and musical theater lovers, the 5th Annual Urban Stages Winter Rhythms series--presented over a dozen nights at the not-for-profit Off-Broadway theatre on 259 West 30th Street--could be the closest thing to opening a daily present by the tree. From December 3-15, dozens of singers and musicians will perform in an eclectic mix of a dozen shows plus late night and matinee 'extras,' with all the proceeds from ticket sales dedicated to the Urban Stages 'On Tour Outreach Program that brings more than 200 free multicultural theater and music programs to elementary and middle school age children and their families in libraries and schools throughout NYC five boroughs. Three years ago, Urban Stages Artistic Director Frances Hill brought in MAC and Bistro award-winning director, lyricist and producer Peter Napolitano to produce the Winter Rhythms program and broaden its scope.BroadwayWorld.com Cabaret Columnist Stephen Hanks recently caught up with the Sol Hurok of Urban Stages to learn how Napolitano has helped Winter Rhythms evolve and to get some insights into this year's program. (more...)

HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE and FROZEN on Track to Break Thanksgiving Five-Day Holiday Record
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

Lionsgate's THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE and Disney's FROZEN might be elemental opposites, but the pair of pics is pacing to break the five-day Thanksgiving holiday record originally set by Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at $82 million. (more...)

Ari Brand, Lynn Cohen & More to Lead Westport Country Playhouse's CROSSING DELANCY Reading, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Casting is announced for the heart-felt, romantic comedy 'Crossing Delancey,' a Script in Hand playreading at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, December 9, 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. The play is written by Susan Sandler and directed by Anne Keefe. (more...)

HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE Sets New November Box Office Record!
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

This weekend's release of Lionsgate's highly anticipated sequel 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' has set a November record at the box office according to CNN.com. (more...)

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE Ignites Weekend Box Office with $161.1 Million
by Movies News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

On Friday alone, the sequel brought in $70.5 million, by today, the film managed to earn $161.1 million, putting it ahead of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON and match its predecessor, which opened to $142 million in 2012. (more...)

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE Blazes with $70.5M on Friday; On Track to Break November Record
by Movies News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

Lionsgate's THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE is igniting the box office this weekend, as predicted. (more...)

Will THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE Have the BIGGEST November Opening EVER?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Speculation is running rampant inside the entertainment industry that Lionsgate's upcoming THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE might ignite the box office this weekend as well. Early projections have the film likely to make more than $150 million in the US, and over $300 million worldwide, which would put it ahead of the last saga to capture the hearts of adults and teens - TWILIGHT. The film opens at 8pm on Thursday across the US, and the one thing that everyone agrees on is that it'll certainly eclipse its $142 million dollar predecessor which opened in March of 2012. (more...)

VIDEO: CATCHING FIRE Director Francis Lawrence on Hunger Games Conclusion
by Movies News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE director Francis Lawrence appeared on the red carpet at the film's LA Premiere last night and spoke to MTV News Josh Horowitz about the upcoming two 'Mockingjay' films that will close up the successful movie franchise. (more...)

VIDEO: Sesame Street Spoofs HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FORE
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Below, check out Sesame Street's version of the highly anticipated film HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE. (more...)

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