Manhattan Repertory Theatre News

Provocative New Play THE BIGOT Finds Its Racist Homophobic CurmudgeonProvocative New Play THE BIGOT Finds Its Racist Homophobic Curmudgeon
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

New York theater scene veteran and standup comedian Danny Mcwilliams has been cast as Jim, the titular character in THE BIGOT, a new play that channels these politically divided times that's set for a run at the acclaimed Manhattan Repertory Theatre starting on June 8. (more...)

BABY HUBRIS Opens This Week at Manhattan Rep TheatreBABY HUBRIS Opens This Week at Manhattan Rep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

This week, at Manhattan Rep Theatre, the new full-length comedy, BABY HUBRIS, by poet, playwright, actor Jacquie Rego opens after more than 6 years in the making. (more...)

THE BIGOT A New Provocative Play Comes to Manhattan RepTHE BIGOT A New Provocative Play Comes to Manhattan Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Manhattan Repertory Theatre to host world premiere run of provoctive new play, 'The Bigot' (more...)

Infinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine TheaterInfinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Infinite Variety Productions will present a special Memorial Day performance of Beyond the Etchings, directed by Jessica Schechter, on Monday, May 29 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) at 8pm. (more...)

Stars from LES MIZ, EVITA and More Line Up for Tim Realbuto's 'BECAUSE I CAN' at The Met RoomStars from LES MIZ, EVITA and More Line Up for Tim Realbuto's 'BECAUSE I CAN' at The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Tim Realbuto, popular singer, actor and playwright, returns to The Metropolitan Room with his new show on Friday, May 5, at 7 p.m. (more...)

Tim Realbuto to Return to the Met Room with 'BECAUSE I CAN' BC/EFA BenefitTim Realbuto to Return to the Met Room with 'BECAUSE I CAN' BC/EFA Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Tim Realbuto, the popular singer and actor, who previously sold out engagements at the Metropolitan Room and other venues across the city, will return to the Met Room with the all-new BC/EFA benefit show 'BECAUSE I CAN,' featuring surprise Broadway guest stars, a full band, and a raffle! (more...)

Tim Realbuto Returns to the Metropolitan Room with BECAUSE I CANTim Realbuto Returns to the Metropolitan Room with BECAUSE I CAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Tim Realbuto, the popular singer and actor, who previously sold out engagements at the Metropolitan Room and other venues across the city, will return to the Metropolitan Room with an all-new show entitled TIM REALBUTO: BECAUSE I CAN. (more...)

YOU GOT TRUMPED! by Matthew Hill Comes to Manhattan Repertory TheatreYOU GOT TRUMPED! by Matthew Hill Comes to Manhattan Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

You Got Trumped! by Matthew Hill is playing at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre Friday, March 31 at 9 p.m. and Sunday, April 2 at 6 p.m. Manhattan Repertory Theatre is located at 17-19 West 45th Street, New York. To reserve tickets, visit http://manhattanrep.com/you-got-trumped-by-matthew-hill/ . (more...)

TST to Host 9th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival Opening Night ReceptionTST to Host 9th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival Opening Night Reception
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Towne Street Theatre, L.A.'s premiere African-American theatre company, is excited to announce the Opening Night Reception for their 9th Annual TST Ten-Minute Play Festival, at the Stella Adler Theatre on April 8th.  Attendees are invited to join the cast and crew in the Stella Adler's Speakeasy for a wine reception, following the Opening Night production. (more...)

THE PERSONALITY PLAY an Experimental Drama in One-Act Comes to Manhattan RepTHE PERSONALITY PLAY an Experimental Drama in One-Act Comes to Manhattan Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

'The Personality Play' - an experimental drama in one-act by Anthony J. Piccione - is now scheduled to receive its world premiere on April 7th and 8th at 6:30pm at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, as part of their Spring New Works Series. (more...)

LE CYGNE Comes to Manhattan RepLE CYGNE Comes to Manhattan Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Le Cygne is a dark, mythical tale of Federico Rey, a criminal drug lord in a fictional town called Santo Libertad, and his loving daughter, Swanhild who learns about the true nature of her father's criminal empire and then, ultimately, saves his soul. (more...)

MadLab Announces Theatre Roulette 2017MadLab Announces Theatre Roulette 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

In its eighteenth year, Central Ohio's longest running shorts festival presents 3 very distinct nights of new works rotating over 3 weekends culminating in the final day when all 3 nights of programming are performed. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Opens At Bristol Riverside TheatreJESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Opens At Bristol Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre opens the hit rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar starting March 21 and running through April 16.  (more...)

Charles Busch and Penny Fuller Lend Their Voices For the Upcoming Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELLCharles Busch and Penny Fuller Lend Their Voices For the Upcoming Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Charles Busch and Penny Fuller, who appeared together as bosom buddies Mame and Vera in Auntie Mame at the Bay Street Theatre, will lend their voices to Monahan & Oyen's DIVA: Live From Hell. Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife) will voice the manager of the dingy cabaret venue in Hell, where Desmond Channing (played by Monahan) is doomed to perform his torturous act for eternity. Fuller (Sunday in the Park with George, The Elephant Man), who was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Eve Harrington in the musical Applause, will voice the grandmother of Desmond Channing (loosely inspired by the character of Eve Harrington's nemesis, Margo Channing). (more...)

International Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon PlaceInternational Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Georgina Escobar Brings 'Sci-Fi Feminism' to Aurora Theatre in SWEEPBWW Interview: Playwright Georgina Escobar Brings 'Sci-Fi Feminism' to Aurora Theatre in SWEEP
by Sally Henry - Mar 1, 2017

This season at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, audiences get the chance to see the melding of sci-fi and feminism in a new way. Making its world premiere, Georgina Escobar's SWEEP introduces creative worlds and presents the constant theme of balance among the characters, letting audiences decide what deeper meanings they take away from it. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Bristol Riverside Theatre Continues its 30th Anniversary Season with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARBristol Riverside Theatre Continues its 30th Anniversary Season with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 30th Anniversary season with the hit rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar, running March 21-April 16.  With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is directed by Keith Baker, music directed by Douglass Lutz, with choreography by Stephen Casey and features Julian Alvarez, Derrick Cobey, Patrick H. Dunn, Robert Farruggia, Adam Kemmerer, Ciji Prosser, Darren Ritchie, Danny Rutigliano, and Steve Steiner.  The ensemble features Jason Taylor Armstrong, Daniel Bontempo, Elena Camp, John DiFerdinando, Maggie Griffin-Smith, Megan Helen Jones, Lauren Krigel, Caitlin Ort, William Pazdziora,  Miriam Grace Payne, Christopher J. Perugini, Dominick Sannelli,  Keith L. Watford, and Timothy Walton. (more...)

QUEERLY BELOVED Readings Series and More Coming Up at Village PlaywrightsQUEERLY BELOVED Readings Series and More Coming Up at Village Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Join the Village Playwrights on February 22, 2017 from 8 to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center for QUEERLY BELOVED, staged readings of 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day.  (more...)

Monahan & Oyen's Devilish New Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL to Warm Up TNC This SpringMonahan & Oyen's Devilish New Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL to Warm Up TNC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Unstoppable Theater will give audiences a rare glimpse into the Seventh Circle--Hell's dingiest cabaret venue--as it presents Sean Patrick Monahan in Monahan & Oyen's DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL, a devilish new musical directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell) that charts a high school musical nerd's descent into madness, March 23rd - April 9th at Theater for the New City's Community Space Theater. (more...)

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