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BWW Reviews: LIVE FROM THE SURFACE OF THE MOON Just Doesn't LandBWW Reviews: LIVE FROM THE SURFACE OF THE MOON Just Doesn't Land
by Rachel Weinberg - Apr 9, 2015

Stable Cable Lab Co.'s production of "Live from the Surface Of the Moon" is certainly far out like the radical 1960s decade in which it takes place…but not necessarily in a good way. Written and directed by Max Baker, this new play takes audiences to a blue-collar home in 1969 Cleveland, Ohio. In this moment, a bizarre cast of characters gathers to view the moon landing on television. Don (Ian Patrick Poake), an ice cream truck driver, and his extremely pregnant wife, Carol (Kate Garfield) have invited over their friends, the pseudo-feminist June (Breanna Foister), and her decidedly sexist, creepy husband Wendell (Brian Edelman). Carol's slightly senile father, Joe (Kevin Gilmartin) and the young, pitiful, and awkward Holly (Lisa Anderson) also join the party. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Scott Elliott at 20th Anniversary GalaPhoto Coverage: The New Group Honors Scott Elliott at 20th Anniversary Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 10, 2015

Just last night, he New Group just honored Founding Artistic Director Scott Elliott and celebrated its 20th Anniversary season. Scott Elliott is an award-winning stage director, filmmaker and the founding Artistic Director of The New Group, where he recently directed the critically acclaimed revival of David Rabe's Sticks and Bones. At The New Group, he has directed world premieres by Thomas Bradshaw, Ayub Khan Din, Francine Volpe, Erika Sheffer and Tommy Nohilly; and the world premiere of the 2010 musical The Kid (Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical; Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominations for Outstanding Musical). Other credits include The New Group's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie starring Cynthia Nixon; David Rabe's Hurlyburly; and numerous collaborations with Ayub Khan Din, Wallace Shawn and Mike Leigh. Broadway credits include Present Laughter, Barefoot in the Park, The Threepenny Opera, The Women and Three Sisters. This spring at The New Group, he directs the world premiere of The Spoils, written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the gala below! (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. to Present LIVE FROM THE SURFACE OF THE MOON at The Wild Project, 4/2-11Stable Cable Lab Co. to Present LIVE FROM THE SURFACE OF THE MOON at The Wild Project, 4/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Stable Cable Lab Co. (Shariffa Ali and Vera Khodasevich, Producers) will present Live From the Surface of the Moon, a new play written and directed by Max Baker, April 2-11 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and B). (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. to Host 2nd Annual LIVEWIRE, 1/25; Lineup, Casts SetStable Cable Lab Co. to Host 2nd Annual LIVEWIRE, 1/25; Lineup, Casts Set
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Stable Cable Lab Co. has announced the cast and plays for the second annual LiveWire: An Evening of New Short Plays at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street, NYC on Sunday, January 25. Doors will open at 5:30pm for food and drinks and the performance will begin at 7pm. The evening will feature five world premieres of ten-minute plays by Nat Cassidy, Breanna Foister, Stephen Gracia, Collin McConnell, and Christopher Gabriel Nuñez, and will take you from the 1960s through the 2000s, with live music by YouTube sensation, Taylor Fererra. Dressing up in attire from your favorite decade is encouraged (but not required) and tickets can be purchased for $15 at www.livewire2014.brownpapertickets.com, with a $20 food and drink minimum. (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. Announces Playwrights for 'LiveWire', 1/25Stable Cable Lab Co. Announces Playwrights for 'LiveWire', 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Stable Cable Lab Co. presents the second annual LiveWire: An Evening of New Short Plays at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street, NYC on Sunday, January 25. Doors will open at 5:30pm for food and drinks and the performance will begin at 7pm. (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. & Arethusa Speaks Collaborate for New Show at The Wild ProjectStable Cable Lab Co. & Arethusa Speaks Collaborate for New Show at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

'#WHATIWASWEARING' will be presented as a workshop production in rep with the world premiere of 'Because I Said So' (working title) written and directed by Max Baker, and produced by Stable Cable at the Wild Project in March and April of 2015. (more...)

MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKE, Starring Greta Gerwig, Extends Through July 13MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKE, Starring Greta Gerwig, Extends Through July 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

MCC Theater has announced the extension of the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, starring indie film actress Greta Gerwig, and featuring direction by Sam Gold. The production is now scheduled at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) through Sunday, July 13, 2014. It was previously scheduled through June 28th. Tickets for the added performances are on sale now. (more...)

Review Roundup: MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKEReview Roundup: MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKE
by Review Roundups - Jun 10, 2014

MCC Theater presents Greta Gerwig, with Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd, in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike is directed by Sam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway. The Village Bike is currently in previews at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC), with an official opening tonight, June 10, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Greta Gerwig & More in MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKEBWW TV: Sneak Peek of Greta Gerwig & More in MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2014

MCC Theater welcomes Greta Gerwig, joined by Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd, in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike is directed bySam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway. The Village Bike is currently in previews at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC), with an official opening tonight, June 10, 2014. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Greta Gerwig and More in MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKEPhoto Flash: First Look at Greta Gerwig and More in MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

MCC Theater welcomes Greta Gerwig, joined by Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd, in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike is directed by Sam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway. The Village Bike is currently in previews at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC), with an official opening on June 10, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Greta Gerwig Stars in MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE, Beginning TonightGreta Gerwig Stars in MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

MCC THEATER welcomes Greta Gerwig, joined by Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd, in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike is directed by Sam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway. The Village Bike premieres at The Lucille Lortel Theatre(121 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning tonight, May 22, 2014 with an official opening on June 10, 2014. (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKEBWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2014

MCC THEATER will present Greta Gerwig, Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike, directed bySam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway, will premiere at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning May 22, 2014 with an official opening on June 10, 2014. The cast just met the press and you can check out interviews with the company below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Company of MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE Meets the Press!Photo Coverage: Company of MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - Apr 22, 2014

MCC THEATER will present Greta Gerwig, Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike, directed bySam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway, will premiere at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning May 22, 2014 with an official opening on June 10, 2014. The cast just met the press and you can check out photos from the big event below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - HEDWIG Opens, Easter Bonnet Ties Loose Ends, HERE LIES LOVE Sings and More!WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - HEDWIG Opens, Easter Bonnet Ties Loose Ends, HERE LIES LOVE Sings and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 22, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, starring Neil Patrick Harris, opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

Lucy Owen, Max Baker, Cara Seymour & More to Join Greta Gerwig in MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKELucy Owen, Max Baker, Cara Seymour & More to Join Greta Gerwig in MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

MCC THEATER has announced that indie film star Greta Gerwig will now be joined by Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. This completes casting. The Village Bike-which begins rehearsals today-will be directed by Sam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway. The Village Bike will premiere at The Lucille Lortel Theatre(121 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning May 22, 2014 with an official opening on June 10, 2014. Tickets for The Village Bike are now on sale atwww.mcctheater.org. (more...)

MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB Begins Final Two Weeks TonightMTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB Begins Final Two Weeks Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's critically acclaimed production of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the world premiere comedy by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni, begins its final two weeks of performances tonight at 7 PM at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The extended engagement will play its final performance on Sunday, August 4. On that date, the production will have played 26 preview performances and 54 regular performances. (more...)

Review Roundup: MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUBReview Roundup: MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by Review Roundups - Jun 21, 2013

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayMTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the new play by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni, opens tonight, Thursday, June 20 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The production began previews on May 28. (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUBBWW TV: Sneak Peek of MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the new play by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni, opens Thursday, June 20 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The production began previews on May 28. Check out highlights below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lorenzo Pisoni, Jennifer Westfeldt and More in MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUBPhoto Flash: First Look at Lorenzo Pisoni, Jennifer Westfeldt and More in MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

THE EXPLORERS CLUB is now in previews at Manhattan Theatre Club with an official press opening set for Thursday, June 20 featuring Brian Avers (Rock 'n' Roll), Max Baker (Cyrano DeBergerac), Steven Boyer (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), Arnie Burton (Peter and the Starcatcher), Carson Elrod (All in the Timing), David Furr (The Importance of Being Earnest), Tony Award nominee John McMartin (Into The Woods), Drama Desk Award winner Lorenzo Pisoni (Humor Abuse at MTC), and Tony Award nominee Jennifer Westfeldt (Friends With Kids, Wonderful Town). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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