Martin Denton News

Work/Space Collective to Present TURNING THE GLASS AROUND, 10/16-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Work/Space Collective will present Turning the Glass Around, a new play by Pia Wilson (The Flower Thief) directed by Heidi Grumelot (The Flower Thief: Donnie and the Monsters; punkrock/lovesong), October 16th through November 1st at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). The cast and creative team will be announced in September. (more...)

Saviana Stanescu's USELESS Opens This Weekend at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

After a short series of well-received previews, Saviana Stanescu's Useless opens this weekend at IRT Theater in the West Village (154 Christopher St., #3B). The Romanian-born Stanescu, whose past projects include Aliens with Extraordinary Skills at Women's Project, Waxing West at La MaMa Theatre (2007 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Best Play), and Hurt (published in The Best American ShortPlays: 2012-2013), is considered one of the most exciting writers to emerge from Eastern Europe after the fall of the Iron Curtain. (more...)

MTWorks to Present SWEET, SWEET SPIRIT, 10/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

MANHATTAN THEATRE WORKS (MTWorks), in association with the Theater Series at the 14th Street Y, are pleased to announce the world premiere of Sweet, Sweet Spirit by Carol Carpenter (Outstanding Playwriting for Good Lonely People - Planet Connections Awards), directed by Joan Kane (2011 People of the Year in Indie Theatre - Martin Denton, nytheatre.com). Sweet, Sweet Spirit will play a three week limited engagement at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street at 1st Avenue). Performances begin Friday, October 10th and continue through Saturday, October 25th. Opening Night is Tuesday, October 14th at 8:00pm. Tickets are $18 ($15 Students/$12 Seniors). For more information visit http://www.mtworks.org/sweetsweetspirit. (more...)

USELESS, Directed by Jose Zayas, Begins 8/14 at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

A team of independent producers and a multicultural group of artists have joined forces with Kori Rushton and IRT's Residency Season to bring to life a new play: Useless by Romanian-born playwright Saviana Stanescu. The production is directed by Jose Zayas and features Ana Grosse, Andy Phelan and Steven Rishard. (more...)

Samuel French to Welcome Speakers from Dramatist's Guild, SDCS and More for #RightsWeek, 7/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Samuel French, the 184-year-old publishing and licensing company, has announced a collaboration with HowlRound, an online community for theatre artists, this summer on a four-day event (July 14-17) that will focus on intellectual property and the rights of artists in the theatre. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Receives Victorian Society Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Metropolitan Playhouse was honored Wednesday night, June 11th, by the Victorian Society New York with an Award for Outstanding Performance Arts Group, in recognition of the company's work 'contributing to the understanding, appreciation and preservation of nineteenth-century heritage in the New York City area.' (more...)

Sanguine Theatre Offers Talkback After Performance of WILD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Sanguine Theatre Company invites its patrons to an engaging talkback: 'WILD: Modern Relationships Onstage, Sexual Identity, and the Development of Crystal Skillman's Latest Indie Hit,' following the 8:00pm performance of WILD tonight, March 28 at the IRT Theater. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre to Offer Talkback After Performance of WILD, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Sanguine Theatre Company invites its patrons to an engaging talkback: 'WILD: Modern Relationships Onstage, Sexual Identity, and the Development of Crystal Skillman's Latest Indie Hit,' following the 8:00pm performance of WILD on March 28 at the IRT Theater. The talkback will feature WILD playwright Crystal Skillman and director Evan F. Caccioppoli, Abigail Katz of Atlantic Theater Company, Martin Denton of Indie Theater Now, and the producers and cast of Wild. (more...)

Martin Denton Set for THE GIFTED SERIES Talkback Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Good Works Productions & Fig Tree Productions in association with Stage Left Studio, will present a special Talkback with Martin Denton, editor of Indie Theater Now, following tonight's February 7th performance of The Gifted Series, two riveting and unique solo-shows written by Monica Bauer. The Gifted Series includes The Year I Was Gifted, performed by Monica Bauer and directed by Carolyn Ladd; and Made For Each Other, performed by John Fico and directed by John FitzGibbon. (more...)

Martin Denton Set for THE GIFTED SERIES Talkback, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Good Works Productions & Fig Tree Productions in association with Stage Left Studio, are proud to present a special Talkback with Martin Denton, editor of Indie Theater Now, following the February 7th performance of The Gifted Series, two riveting and unique solo-shows written by Monica Bauer. The Gifted Series includes The Year I Was Gifted, performed by Monica Bauer and directed by Carolyn Ladd; and Made For Each Other, performed by John Fico and directed by John FitzGibbon. (more...)

HERE BE SIRENS, COSMICOMICS and More Set for Winter/Spring 2014 at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Scroll down for Dixon Place's 2014 Winter/Spring shows! The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during, and after the show. Proceeds directly support Dixon Place's artists and mission. (more...)

HERE BE SIRENS, COSMICOMICS and More Set for Winter/Spring 2014 at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Scroll down for Dixon Place's 2014 Winter/Spring shows! The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during, and after the show. Proceeds directly support Dixon Place's artists and mission. (more...)

Horse Trade Presents Less Than Rent's HOW LTR STOLE CHRISTMAS, Now thru 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Horse Trade Theater Group will present Less Than Rent Theatre's World Premiere of HOW LTR STOLE CHRISTMAS, a late-night smorgasbord of short plays, musical guests, and variety acts from all over the city curated by the LTR staff. The show will run Tuesdays, today, December 3rd, 10th, & 17th at The Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St. between 2nd Ave and Bowery) at 9pm. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group to Present Less Than Rent's HOW LTR STOLE CHRISTMAS, 12/3-17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Horse Trade Theater Group will present Less Than Rent Theatre's World Premiere of HOW LTR STOLE CHRISTMAS, a late-night smorgasbord of short plays, musical guests, and variety acts from all over the city curated by the LTR staff. The show will run Tuesdays, December 3rd, 10th, & 17th at The Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St. between 2nd Ave and Bowery) at 9pm. Tickets ($10) are available online at www.horseTRADE.info or by calling Smarttix at 212-868-4444. (more...)

Improv Pair TJ & Dave Play Town Hall Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Two of the most original theatre artists in America, the long-form improvisers TJ & Dave, will be presented at The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, for the first time tonight October 11 at 8pm. (more...)

Cecilia Copeland's LIGHT OF NIGHT Makes World Premiere at IATI Theater, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

IATI Theater has announced the World Premiere of Light of Night, written by Cecilia Copeland and directed by Mariana Carreņo King. Light of Night will run for only 12 performances at IATI Theater (64 East 4th Street). Performances begin tonight, October 10th and continue through Sunday, October 27th. All performances will be in English. (more...)

INFALLIBILITY Added to Indie Theater Now's FringeNYC2013 Collection
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

ITN editor Martin Denton and a team of theater artists have worked together to curate this selection of 27 of the most inventive, interesting, and exciting new plays from the 17th annual New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

Cecilia Copeland's LIGHT OF NIGHT to Make World Premiere at IATI Theater, 10/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

IATI Theater has announced the World Premiere of Light of Night, written by Cecilia Copeland and directed by Mariana Carreņo King. Light of Night will run for only 12 performances at IATI Theater (64 East 4th Street). Performances begin Tuesday, October 10th and continue through Sunday, October 27th. All performances will be in English. (more...)

Theater for a New Generation Presents FREEFALL at the Drilling Company, Now thru 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Theater for a New Generation will present 'Freefall' by the highly celebrated Chicago playwright Charles Smith, directed by Mel Williams, at The Drilling Company Theatre, 238 West 78th Street, tonight, September 11 to 28. The play is a drama of two brothers who grew up in inner-city Chicago and have followed divergent paths into adulthood: one as a thief, the other as a policeman. (more...)

United Solo to Present Sean Patrick Monahan's DIVA, 10/7 & 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

United Solo proudly presents Less Than Rent Theatre's World Premiere of Sean Patrick Monahan's Diva on October 7th and October 23rd at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street). The production will be directed by James Presson (FringeNYC Award Winner for Directing in 2010). Designs will feature lights by Gary Slootskiy (Independents), choreography by Jennifer Delac (Beckett in Benghazi), and fight design by Cory Asinofsky (Richard 3). (more...)

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