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BWW Review: Richard Nelson Continues Election Year Trilogy With WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?BWW Review: Richard Nelson Continues Election Year Trilogy With WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?
by Michael Dale - Sep 22, 2016

With his quartet of dramas concerning the Apple family of Rhinebeck, New York now being followed by his trilogy-in-progress concerning their fellow Rhinebeckers, the Gabriels, you might say that Richard Nelson has written more Chekhovian plays than Anton Chekhov. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of WHAT DID YOU EXPECT at The Public TheaterPhoto Coverage: Opening Night of WHAT DID YOU EXPECT at The Public Theater
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 17, 2016

Tony-winning writer and director Richard Nelson returns to The Public with the next play in his new three-play cycle, THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family. The second play, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, brings us back to the kitchen of the Gabriel family, with the country now in the midst of the general election for president. In the course of one evening in the house they grew up in, history (both theirs and our country's), money, politics, family, art and culture are chopped up and mixed together, while a meal is made around the kitchen table. WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, will track the lives of the Gabriels throughout the coming presidential election year with the final play opening in real time on Election Night, November 8, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GABRIELS: PLAY TWO - WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? at The Public TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at THE GABRIELS: PLAY TWO - WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

As previously announced, the first of the final two installments in Richard Nelson's acclaimed The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family has been extended an additional week at The Public Theater. Play Two: WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? will now run through Sunday, October 9. WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? began performances on Saturday, September 10 with an official press opening on Friday, September 16. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Richard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Trilogy to Marathon at The Public TheaterRichard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Trilogy to Marathon at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family will present marathon performances of all three shows in this acclaimed trilogy. (more...)

THE GABRIELS and TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Extend at the PublicTHE GABRIELS and TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Extend at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that three fall shows have extended due to popular demand, with a new block of tickets going on sale on Thursday, August 8. (more...)

The Public's 2016-17 Season to Feature Nia Vardalos, David Byrne's Alex Timbers-Helmed SAINT JOAN, GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM with Harvey Fierstein & More!The Public's 2016-17 Season to Feature Nia Vardalos, David Byrne's Alex Timbers-Helmed SAINT JOAN, GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM with Harvey Fierstein & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's 2016-17 season. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 4/29/2016 - 4/29/2016This Weeks New Movies - 4/29/2016 - 4/29/2016
by BWW - Apr 24, 2016

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 4/29/2016 - 4/29/2016! (more...)

The Public Extends Richard Nelson's HUNGRYThe Public Extends Richard Nelson's HUNGRY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced a final one-week extension today for HUNGRY, continuing Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season. Play one, part of THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family, written and directed by Richard Nelson, HUNGRY officially opened on Friday, March 4 and has now been extended a final week through Sunday, April 3. Featuring the same core acting company for all three productions, the second play in the cycle, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, will premiere in September and the final play in the new cycle, WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, will open on election night, November 8, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Richard Nelson Offers a Taste Of A New Rhinebeck Family in HUNGRYBWW Review: Richard Nelson Offers a Taste Of A New Rhinebeck Family in HUNGRY
by Michael Dale - Mar 7, 2016

The playwright follows his quartet of Apple Family plays with the first of an election year trilogy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Red Carpet for the Public Theater's HUNGRYPhoto Coverage: Opening Night Red Carpet for the Public Theater's HUNGRY
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 5, 2016

HUNGRY, the first play in the three-play cycle THE GABRIELS, opened last night at the Public Theater, and BroadwayWorld was there for the big opening! Check out photos from the red carpet here! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: When Richard Nelson Introduced The Apples of THAT HOPEY CHANGEY THINGFLASH FRIDAY: When Richard Nelson Introduced The Apples of THAT HOPEY CHANGEY THING
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2016

On the night when the playwright/director introduces playgoers to a new Rhinebeck family for a trilogy of election year plays, take a look back at the play that started it all. (more...)

Richard Nelson's HUNGRY Opens Tonight at The PublicRichard Nelson's HUNGRY Opens Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

The Public Theater presents HUNGRY, now through Sunday, March 27, as part of Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season. Play one, part of THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family, written and directed by Richard Nelson, HUNGRY officially opens tonight, March 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Richard Nelson's HUNGRY at The Public TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at Richard Nelson's HUNGRY at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

HUNGRY is running at The Public through Sunday, March 27 and officially opens on the day it is set, Friday, March 4. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of The Public's HUNGRYPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of The Public's HUNGRY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

HUNGRY is written and directed by Richard Nelson, and begins previews on Saturday, February 27, with an official press opening on Friday, March 4. Hungry was just extended one week through Sunday, March 27. Check out a first look at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

The Public Theater Extends Richard Nelson's HUNGRYThe Public Theater Extends Richard Nelson's HUNGRY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The Public Theater announced a one-week extension today for HUNGRY, through Sunday, March 27, part of Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season. Play one, part of THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family, written and directed by Richard Nelson, HUNGRY begins previews on Saturday, February 27, with an official press opening on Friday, March 4. Featuring the same core acting company for all three productions, the second play in the cycle, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, will premiere in September and the final play in the new cycle, WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, will open on election night, November 8, 2016. (more...)

Around the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 OpeningsAround the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 Openings
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2016

We're just three days into the New Year, and we can't wait for all the new shows set to open around the corner from Broadway! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of the upcoming plays and musicals from The Public, Classic Stage, Atlantic Theater, Second Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre, Roundabout, the Encores! series and more, currently slated to open off-Broadway in 2016! (more...)

Public Theater Announces Cast of THE GABRIELS Three-Play CyclePublic Theater Announces Cast of THE GABRIELS Three-Play Cycle
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere three-play cycle THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family, written and directed by Richard Nelson. Featuring the same core acting company for all three productions, Play One: HUNGRY, will begin previews on Saturday, February 27 and run through, Sunday, March 20, with an official press opening on Friday, March 4, 2016. The second play, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, will premiere in September and the final play in the new cycle, WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, will open on election night, November 8, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CYMBELINE in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CYMBELINE in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 11, 2015

The Public Theater presents Cymbeline, the second show of The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Directed by Tony Award winnerDaniel Sullivan and featuring the previously announced Hamish Linklater as Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Lily Rabe as Imogen, Cymbeline runs through Sunday, August 23, and opened last night, August 10. The Public began the Free Shakespeare in the Park season with THE TEMPEST. (more...)

Brian Cox & Brian Murphy to Talk Shakespeare at Mirror Repertory Company, 7/26Brian Cox & Brian Murphy to Talk Shakespeare at Mirror Repertory Company, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Tony-nominated Mirror Repertory Company - whose founders and early supporters include the late actresses Eva Le Gallienne and Geraldine Page along with Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman and Al Pacino - will present its 10th annual summer season with the Greensboro Arts Alliance in Greensboro, Vermont, with a repertory of 4 plays and musicals in alternating repertory July 23-August 24 , it has been announced by Sabra Jones, the company's artistic director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Shakespeare in the Park- THE TEMPESTPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Shakespeare in the Park- THE TEMPEST
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 17, 2015

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest officially opened last night, June 16, and runs through Sunday, July 5, 2015. In The Tempest, Shakespeare's classic about young love, old enemies, and the eternal magic of storytelling, Prospero, exiled to a fantastical island, unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all 'such stuff as dreams are made on.' (more...)

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