Manhattan Repertory Theatre News

6th Annual Fire This Time Festival Set for January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Now in it's sixth season, The Fire This Time Festival will welcome seven new playwrights into the family, January 19-February 8 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). Aziza Barnes (me Aunt Jemima and the nailgun, published by Button Poetry Press), Rod Gailes OBC (COLORS: Dream Of the MASTA), Julienne L. Hairston (Ababuo in Project Y's Racey Play Reading Festival), Daaimah Mubashshir (Video Clare with Manhattan Repertory Theatre), Azure D. Osborne-Lee (member of EMERGENYC and Rising Circle Theater Collective's INKtank), Larry Powell (Dreams of a Prophet) and James Anthony Tyler (Some Old Black Man starring Arthur French at La MaMa). These playwrights will present an evening of ten-minute plays, each inspired by one of Alex Harsley's original photographs. More of Harsley's pieces will be featured at the TFTT festival kick-off event this fall, in which he and the playwrights will be introduced to the Horse Trade Theater Group and 4th Street Arts Block community. (more...)

Mike Reiss Joins Bruce Vilanch and Jerry Adler in RUBBLE at The Provincetown Theater Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

EMMY Award-Winner Bruce Vilanch stars in a staged reading of RUBBLE, a new comedy by 4 time EMMY Award-Winning 'The Simpsons' writer, Mike Reiss at The Provincetown Theater. 'The Sopranos' star and Broadway veteran Jerry Adler also joins the cast. The staged reading of RUBBLE will be directed by James Valletti for one night only to benefit The Provincetown Theater. All proceeds go directly to support The Provincetown Theater. (more...)

Graydon Gund Productions to Present THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM at FringeNYC, 8/10-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Graydon Gund Productions is proud to present the world premiere of The Elephant in the Room as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC, written by Anna Fox and directed by Molly Clifford. (more...)

LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE Set for FringeNYC, 8/8-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Following a sold out run at Manhattan Repertory Theatre in early 2014, Working Artists Theatre Project (Jessica Dermody, Chad Luke Schiro, and Charlie Sutton - Producing Artistic Directors), in association with Karah Gravatt and Robert Tyrer, presents the official New York premiere of Warren Doody's powerful play Life Without Parole, as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, - FringeNYC. August 8th - 24th. (more...)

Jen Emma Hertel's REFORM: A PLAY at Summer Play Festival at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, 7/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

REFORM: A PLAY was created by director and playwright Jen Emma Hertel, who cameto age as a theater practitioner with the Living Theatre, her MA from NYU, and the late Bob Sickinger. (more...)

WHO ARE YOU? WHO ARE WE? WHAT IS THIS? Plays New York's Gene Frankel Theatre, 7/5-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Meet Daphne and Carl. Join them on a three part, interactive and immersive experience to find yourself, or maybe just themselves. Topics to be covered: questionnaires, mothers, being gay, getting dumped, getting nachos, having a dream, a terrible day job, and a best friend. The two young playwrights compare and analyze their choices thus far, attempting to answer life's most important questions before one of them has an emotional breakdown. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/2/2014
by - Jun 02, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/2/2014. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/26/2014
by - May 26, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/26/2014. (more...)

GRIMM WOMEN by Brandon Monokian Plays the West End Cabaret Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Grimm Women by Brandon Monokian will be presented at the West End Cabaret Theatre tonight, May 23rd at 9:30pm and tomorrow, May 24th at 8:00pm. The show will be directed by Megan Greener, and will star Daria Feneis ('Concussion'), Ashley Biel (The Orange Person), Andrew Pace, Caitlin Gutches, and Hannah J. Rolfes. (more...)

The Brick and Glasswork Productions Present Valerie Work's THE PARTY PLAY, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Paul and Carl, two twentysomething roommates, hold a party to bid farewell to each other and their shared apartment. The year has been kind to Paul, who is moving into his own place; less so to Carl, who is moving back upstate with his parents. Then there is Tamar, facing her first party as a divorced, newly single woman. Awkwardness ensues, along with party hijinks including alien spaceman sounds, airborne paper plates and a special Guest DJ Hour. Through alternating humor and pathos, The Party Play explores the impact the recession has had on the attitudes, ambitions and relationships of young urban adults. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/19/2014
by - May 19, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/19/2014. (more...)

The Brick and Glasswork Productions to Present Valerie Work's THE PARTY PLAY, 5/22-5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Paul and Carl, two twentysomething roommates, hold a party to bid farewell to each other and their shared apartment. The year has been kind to Paul, who is moving into his own place; less so to Carl, who is moving back upstate with his parents. Then there is Tamar, facing her first party as a divorced, newly single woman. Awkwardness ensues, along with party hijinks including alien spaceman sounds, airborne paper plates and a special Guest DJ Hour. Through alternating humor and pathos, The Party Play explores the impact the recession has had on the attitudes, ambitions and relationships of young urban adults. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/12/2014
by - May 12, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/12/2014. (more...)

GRIMM WOMEN by Brandon Monokian Will Play the West End Cabaret Theatre, 5/23-24
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Grimm Women by Brandon Monokian will be presented at the West End Cabaret Theatre on May 23rd at 9:30pm and May 24th at 8:00pm. The show will be directed by Megan Greener, and will star Daria Feneis ('Concussion'), Ashley Biel (The Orange Person), Andrew Pace, Caitlin Gutches, and Hannah J. Rolfes. (more...)

Voyage Theater to Present LIFE IN PLASTIC, 5/26-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

This summer, Voyage Theater Company is pleased to present Life In Plastic, written and performed by Tessa Flannery and directed by Rebecca Cunningham, as part of the 6th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festivity will take place May 12 through June 8 at the Paradise Factory. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/5/2014
by - May 05, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/5/2014. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/28/2014
by - Apr 28, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/28/2014. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/21/2014
by - Apr 21, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/21/2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Poor Mouth Theatre's THE CAMPAIGN MANAGER Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Poor Mouth Theatre Company presents 'The Campaign Manager,' a new play by Stephen Smallhorne. Scroll down to see some pictures from the production! (more...)

Manhattan Repertory Opens SOMDOMITE: THE LOVES OF OSCAR WILDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Fresh from its third place place finish in the 2014 Thesis Theatre Festival, Somdomite: The Loves of Oscar Wilde, a play by Joshua R. Pangborn, is receiving its first NYC revival as part of the Manhattan Repertory Theatre's Spring New Works Festival. (more...)

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