Manhattan Repertory Theatre News

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...)

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...)

What Will The Neighbors Say? Presents FOUR SISTERS as Inaugural New York ProductionWhat Will The Neighbors Say? Presents FOUR SISTERS as Inaugural New York Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

What Will the Neighbors Say? is excited to announce its upcoming production of Four Sisters, a new play by Co-Artistic Director James Clements. The play examines the lives and deaths of the four daughters of the last Tsar of Russia in the aftermath of the 1917 Revolution. Four Sisters will begin with a preview performance on Tuesday March 21st before opening on Wednesday March 22nd at the Beckman Theatre at the American Theatre for Actors, 314 W 54th St. (more...)

Village Playwrights to Present QUEERLY BELOVED at the LGBT Community CenterVillage Playwrights to Present QUEERLY BELOVED at the LGBT Community Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Queerly Beloved, staged readings of jury-chosen 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day from and LGBTQ perspective presented at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W 13th St. NYC on Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 8 pm to 10 pm.  (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 8, 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...)

Works by Mashuq Deen, Catherine Filloux and More Slated for International Human Rights Art FestivalWorks by Mashuq Deen, Catherine Filloux and More Slated for International Human Rights Art Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 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...)

World Premiere of TWO COUSINS AND A PIZZA by Anthony J. Piccione to Play at the Hudson Guild TheatreWorld Premiere of TWO COUSINS AND A PIZZA by Anthony J. Piccione to Play at the Hudson Guild Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

'Two Cousins and a Pizza' - a new one-act comedy by Anthony J. Piccione - will receive its world premiere on February 9th and 10th at 6:15pm and February 12th at 8:30pm at the Hudson Guild Theater - located on 441 West 26 Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues) - as part of the 2017 Winterfest Theatre Festival running from January to March 2017. (more...)

PUBLIC PRIVACY Continues Run at Manhattan Rep's Short Play ProjectPUBLIC PRIVACY Continues Run at Manhattan Rep's Short Play Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

SpeakNow Theatre's devised piece and stellar cabaret, Public Privacy, will continue its run at Manhattan Repotory Theatre's Short Play Project January 19th and 20th at 6:30pm. (more...)

Tim Realbuto and Guests to Celebrate Demi Lovato at Feinstein's/54 BelowTim Realbuto and Guests to Celebrate Demi Lovato at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Fresh off of his critically acclaimed run as Patrick Ness in the new Off-Broadway production of 'YES' at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre, frequent New York concert staple and 2016 Thespis Award Nominee Tim Realbuto will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for the first time since 2014. In his all new show Tim Realbuto: Made of Glass, Realbuto and friends will sing the tunes of pop superstar Demi Lovato. But don't expect to hear your favorite typical arrangements. Realbuto, longtime musical director Julianne B. Merrill, and 'Ghostlight' collaborator Matthew Martin will arrange many of Ms. Lovato's greatest hits to sound more jazzy and Broadway in style (although many of Lovato's classics will remain the same). (more...)

Inge Center's Karen Carpenter to Direct AFTERGLOW Reading in NYCInge Center's Karen Carpenter to Direct AFTERGLOW Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

William Inge Center for the Arts Artistic Director Karen Carpenter takes a sojourn from Kansas to New York City to direct a presentation of the new comedy 'Afterglow.'  (more...)

Tim Realbuto Will Bring New Concert 'Made Of Glass' To Feinstein's/54 BelowTim Realbuto Will Bring New Concert 'Made Of Glass' To Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Fresh off of his critically acclaimed run as Patrick Ness in the new Off-Broadway production of 'YES' at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre, frequent New York concert staple and 2016 Thespis Award Nominee Tim Realbuto will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for the first time since 2014. (more...)

New York Theatre Festival to Present OUR DEAD FRIEND'S PORN at the Hudson Guild TheatreNew York Theatre Festival to Present OUR DEAD FRIEND'S PORN at the Hudson Guild Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Our Dead Friend's Porn is a new play about the awkwardness and old bruises of a friendship hurtling towards adulthood that opens in the New York Theatre Festival at the Hudson Guild Theatre January 2nd. (more...)

Tim Realbuto's YES Extends Off-Broadway at Manhatten RepTim Realbuto's YES Extends Off-Broadway at Manhatten Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2016

Due to popular demand and an extremely positive critical and audience response, Tim Realbuto's two-person drama YES has extended its run at Off-Broadway's Manhattan Repertory Theatre. YES was scheduled to close at the midtown venue on December 3rd, but has added an encore performance on Tuesday, December 20th at 7:00 PM. The special holiday ticket price for the added performance is only $10. (more...)

Steven J. Burge to Play Heavenly Father After Wesley Taylor Departs AN ACT OF GOD in DenverSteven J. Burge to Play Heavenly Father After Wesley Taylor Departs AN ACT OF GOD in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/Cabaret announces today that Wesley Taylor, Broadway star and fan favorite in the NBC TV show 'Smash,' will play God through January 22. Steven J. Burge will assume the role of God starting January 24. (more...)

Two-Time Drama Desk Nominee Christina Bianco Lends Voice to Tim Realbuto's YES at Manhattan RepTwo-Time Drama Desk Nominee Christina Bianco Lends Voice to Tim Realbuto's YES at Manhattan Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Two-time Drama Desk Award nominee Christina Bianco (Application Pending; Forbidden Broadway) will lend her vocal talents to the Off-Broadway production of Tim Realbuto's YES. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/26/2016
by - Nov 26, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/26/2016. (more...)

Writers in Performance Annual Showcase at TPACWriters in Performance Annual Showcase at TPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Writers in Performance is a 12-week writing and performance workshop hosted by BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, culminating in two public presentations.  Throughout the course of the workshop, talented actors, playwrights, poets and storytellers have explored writing exercises, theater games, improvisation, movement techniques, and ensemble work in a safe, creative environment. This season, the theme and title of the Writers in Performance show is "Home." Writers in Performance participants are diverse by design; not only in ethnicity, but by age, and experience as well, mixing professionals with students.  On Friday, December 2 & Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7:30PM, the troupe will showcase the monologues and short scenes they have been crafting.  We are proud to have members of the BMCC student community in the production (denoted below). Join us to experience this dynamic exchange between the written word and the art of performance!  Tickets are FREE, with a suggested donation of $10, and can be purchased in person at Ticketing Services in the lobby of 199 Chambers St. or by calling 212.220.1460.   (more...)

GARBAGE PERSON KARAOKE to Receive World Premiere at Manhattan Repertory's Fall Play SpectacularGARBAGE PERSON KARAOKE to Receive World Premiere at Manhattan Repertory's Fall Play Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

Rejection, depression, recovery, victory and all-girl karaoke combine in startling, sweet and funny ways in the world premiere of playwright Caroline Bennett's Garbage Person Karaoke, onstage for two performances December 9-10 in the Fall Play Spectacular at Manhattan Repertory Theatre's new space (17 W. 45th St 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10046). (more...)

B Street Theatre's Family Series Presents ROBIN HOOD by Playwright Greg BanksB Street Theatre's Family Series Presents ROBIN HOOD by Playwright Greg Banks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The legendary Robin Hood of yore comes to life on the B Street stage with plenty of sword fighting, wordplay and physical comedy. (more...)

Tim Realbuto's YES to Play Off-Broadway; Film Version in the WorksTim Realbuto's YES to Play Off-Broadway; Film Version in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Tim Realbuto's critically acclaimed two-person drama YES will open next month at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre as part of the Off-Broadway venue's Fall Play Spectacular. (more...)

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