Maria Irene Fornes News

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BACK THE NIGHT to Open This Week at Boston Playwrights' TheatreBACK THE NIGHT to Open This Week at Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) production of BACK THE NIGHT opens this week. (more...)

The Vagrancy Announces New SeasonThe Vagrancy Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

After The Vagrancy's daring production of Maria Irene Fornes' WHAT OF THE NIGHT that earned the company three OVATION AWARD nominations, the Los Angeles based theatre company proudly prepares to take on Shakespeare's deliciously murderous MACBETH, cut, conceived, and directed by Artistic Director Caitlin Hart this coming October. (more...)

SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next MonthSHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the first dates of the 2016 tour of SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, beginning in Los Angeles for a return engagement, and with additional tour dates to follow in Florida, New York City and Long Island, NY, coinciding with the worldwide release of a film for new media version. It will play on the West Coast on February 5th and 6th for two shows only at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute on the the James Dean Soundstage, an 'environmental' TV studio setting. (more...)

New Musical SPEAKEASY to Begin Performances in February at TNCNew Musical SPEAKEASY to Begin Performances in February at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Theater for the New City presents Speakeasy: John and Jane's Adventures in the Wonderland, a fantastical musical of Prohibition-era NYC queer life written and composed by Danny Ashkenasi. (more...)

Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle to Stage IMAGINING THE IMAGINARY INVALID at La MaMa This WinterMabou Mines and Trick Saddle to Stage IMAGINING THE IMAGINARY INVALID at La MaMa This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

A classic Mabou Mines feat is to take a theatrical classic, reimagine it from top to bottom, then turn it inside out; the result is a production so spanking new that the original gleams with fresh and unexpected relevance. The tradition continues in a collaboration with Trick Saddle and the 45-year old company. The two companies combine forces in the world premiere of 'Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,' inspired by 'The Imaginary Invalid,' Moliere's piercing satiric take on the pretension, gullibility and vulnerability of we poor mortals. Presented by La MaMa, a production of Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle, the play runs January 21-February 7 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. (more...)

New Musical SPEAKEASY to Receive Reading at TNC Next WeekNew Musical SPEAKEASY to Receive Reading at TNC Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The creative team of Speakeasy: John and Jane Allison in the Wonderland, a fantastical musical of Prohibition-era NYC queer life written and composed by Danny Ashkenasi, has announced a free public reading to be held on Monday, December 7th at 7pm as part of Theater for the New City's 'New City, New Blood' Reading Series. Lissa Moira directs a cast of 14, including Camille Atkinson, Torian Brackett, Anne Bragg, Tim Connell*, Chris D'Amico, Darcy Dunn, Rosalie Graziano*, Bevin Bell Hall, Brian Michael Henry*, Brian C. Jones, Rebecca Marquardt, Bri Molloy, Allie Radice*, and Zach Wachter. Music direction by Jonathan Fox Powers. The reading will be held at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets) in New York City's East Village. For reservations and more information on the free reading, visit TNC. *Member, AEA. (more...)

PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD to Premiere Off-Broadway This WinterPHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD to Premiere Off-Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Producers Al Corley ("Dynasty") and Marty Kaplan have announced the world premiere of PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD, conceived and performed by Steven Friedman and directed by David Schweizer, will play a strictly limited 5 week engagement from December 12, 2015 to January 16, 2016 at The Beckett Theater at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Cast Set for Jose Rivera and Hector Buitrago's ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY at Goodman TheatreCast Set for Jose Rivera and Hector Buitrago's ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Goodman Theatre announces casting for ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY, a world premiere music-filled work by Academy Award nominee Jose Rivera with music by Grammy Award winner Hector Buitrago. Directed by Steve Cosson and developed through a co-commission between the Goodman and the New York-based theater company The Civilians, ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY is inspired by the true stories of the inmates at El Buen Pastor womens prison in Bogota, Colombia, who compete in a beauty pageant intended by their jailers to motivate and rehabilitate them. (more...)

SELKIE to Make World Premiere at Z Space This WinterSELKIE to Make World Premiere at Z Space This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Weathervane Productions and Rising Phoenix Repertory are pleased to present the world premiere of SELKIE, or When I Look at the Ocean, I Feel Like I Belong, a new play inspired by Selkie mythology, written by Sarah Shaefer. (more...)

SMOKE AND MIRRORS Returns to the Odyssey TonightSMOKE AND MIRRORS Returns to the Odyssey Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

The magic begins again when one of L.A.'s most beloved and longest running shows, SMOKE AND MIRRORS returns to the Odyssey Theatre tonight, Oct. 24 through Dec. 20. (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Lucas Hnath and More Set for The Actors Studio's THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE SeriesStephen Adly Guirgis, Lucas Hnath and More Set for The Actors Studio's THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

What is the role of theater in the world today? The Actors Studio is presenting a series of plays and discussions, THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, which will be free and open to the public. The series will comprise four productions over the next few months touching on the themes of social justice. Each performance will be followed by a discussion with an expert in the topic.  (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Lucas Hnath and More Set for The Actors Studio's THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE SeriesStephen Adly Guirgis, Lucas Hnath and More Set for The Actors Studio's THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

What is the role of theater in the world today? The Actors Studio is presenting a series of plays and discussions, THE THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, which will be free and open to the public. The series will comprise four productions over the next few months touching on the themes of social justice. Each performance will be followed by a discussion with an expert in the topic.  (more...)

SMOKE AND MIRRORS to Return to the Odyssey This MonthSMOKE AND MIRRORS to Return to the Odyssey This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The magic begins again when one of L.A.'s most beloved and longest running shows, SMOKE AND MIRRORS returns to the Odyssey Theatre on Oct. 24 through Dec. 20. (more...)

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA Begins Tonight at Theater for the New CityDANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA Begins Tonight at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director presents DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, an explosive study of alienation and the redemptive power of love by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck). Lissa Moira directs John Talerico and Susan Mitchell*. Twelve performances will be staged at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York, NY 10003 from tonight, September 24 - October 11, 2015. (more...)

Road Theatre to Open 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of HOMEFREE This FallRoad Theatre to Open 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of HOMEFREE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce the first show of its 2015-2016 - 25th Anniversary Season, the World Premiere of HOMEFREE, written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews. HOMEFREE will open today, September 18 at 8pm and run through Sunday, November 8th at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA to Play Theater for the New City This FallDANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA to Play Theater for the New City This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director presents DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, an explosive study of alienation and the redemptive power of love by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck). Lissa Moira directs John Talerico and Susan Mitchell*. Twelve performances will be staged at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York, NY 10003 from September 24 - October 11, 2015. (more...)

Annie Baker's JOHN Adds Sunday Performance to Sold-Out RunAnnie Baker's JOHN Adds Sunday Performance to Sold-Out Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Signature Theatre just announced one additional, final performance for their critically acclaimed production of JOHN, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker (The Flick) and directed by Tony Award-winner Sam Gold (Fun Home). The production, which kicked off Signature's 25th Anniversary Season, will now play its final performance on Sunday, September 6th at 7:30pm. All other performances are sold out.  (more...)

World Premiere of A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY Begins Off-BroadwayWorld Premiere of A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY Begins Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

Casting is set for Signature Theatre's world premiere of A.R. Gurney's new play Love & Money, directed by Mark Lamos. The production runs tonight, August 15, to September 27, 2015 with an August 24, 2015 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). The show is a co-production with Westport Country Playhouse. (more...)

Figure 8's FEFU AND HER FRIENDS Play the Woodland Hills Community Church This WeekendFigure 8's FEFU AND HER FRIENDS Play the Woodland Hills Community Church This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2015

Come see Figure 8 Theatre's first production, a show that LA Weekly has called 'One of the most powerful plays written about the mysteries and shared hallucinations of the female experience', Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornes' classic feminist play, Fefu and her Friends, is one of the best loved Off-Broadway plays of all time. (more...)

Nilo Cruz, Lisa Loomer, Octavio Solis & More Set for Hero Theatre's FESTIVAL IRENENilo Cruz, Lisa Loomer, Octavio Solis & More Set for Hero Theatre's FESTIVAL IRENE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Pulitzer-winning writer of Anna in the Tropics, Nilo Cruz, will be one of the playwrights featured in Hero Theatre's Festival Irene: Celebrating the Legacy of Maria Irene Fornes. The festival will include some of Fornes' most celebrated plays and feature works from some of her former students. Other Award-winning playwrights and former Fornes students that are part of the festival include Jorge Ignacio Cortiņas (Bird In the Hand), Migdalia Cruz (Miriam's Flowers), Lisa Loomer (Distracted), Eduardo Machado (The Cook), Cherrie Moraga (Heroes and Saints), Octavio Solis (Lydia) and Caridad Svich (Antigone Project). (more...)

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