Medicine Show News

Bricken Sparacino Announces Solo Show VACATION-ALL I EVER WANTED!, 5/19 - 5/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This May Bricken and Birch Productions is pleased to present Vacation- All I Ever Wanted!, directed by Lori Kee as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity 2014. The Festivity will take place May 12 through June 8 at the Paradise Factory. (more...)

THE CRAZY LADY OF CHAILLOT Plays the Medicine Show Theatre, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Crazy Lady of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux has opened at Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 06, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble Presents CRAZY LADY CHAILLOT, 4/4-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage a production of The Crazy Lady of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux in April 2014. (more...)

Tony and Oscar Winner Robert Lopez, The Flying Carpet and Center for Puppetry Arts Bring New 1001 NIGHTS to Georgia Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, today, March 25-April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' (more...)

1001 NIGHTS Debuts at Center for Puppetry Arts, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, today, March 25-April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' (more...)

Tony and Oscar Winner Robert Lopez, The Flying Carpet and Center for Puppetry Arts to Bring New 1001 NIGHTS to Georgia, 3/25-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, March 25-April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' (more...)

EAG and Oberon Theatre Ensemble Stages Reading of Mark Karafin's MAN IN THE MOON Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Episcopal Actors' Guild's annual celebration of new work continues with a staged reading of Man in the Moon by Mark Karafin. The reading will be held tonight, March 20 in Guild Hall at 7:00 pm, and followed by a reception. Past Barbour Award winners include Ian August (Donna Orbits the Moon), Lynn Rosen (Apple Cove), and Laura Eason (40 Days). (more...)

Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews tomorrow night, March 20 and will open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the latest TV spot for the production! (more...)

EAG and Oberon Theatre Ensemble to Stage Reading of Mark Karafin's MAN IN THE MOON, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Episcopal Actors' Guild's annual celebration of new work continues with a staged reading of Man in the Moon by Mark Karafin. The reading will be held on Thursday, March 20 in Guild Hall at 7:00 pm, and followed by a reception. Past Barbour Award winners include Ian August (Donna Orbits the Moon), Lynn Rosen (Apple Cove), and Laura Eason (40 Days). (more...)

EAG and Oberon Theatre Ensemble to Stage Reading of Mark Karafin's MAN IN THE MOON, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The Episcopal Actors' Guild's annual celebration of new work continues with a staged reading of Man in the Moon by Mark Karafin. The reading will be held on Thursday, March 20 in Guild Hall at 7:00 pm, and followed by a reception. Past Barbour Award winners include Ian August (Donna Orbits the Moon), Lynn Rosen (Apple Cove), and Laura Eason (40 Days). (more...)

1001 NIGHTS to Debut at Center for Puppetry Arts, 3/25-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, March 25-April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble Presents Tennessee Williams' TEN BLOCKS ON THE CAMINO REAL, Now thru 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage a production of Ten Blocks on the Camino Real by Tennessee Williams in January 2014. A preview performance is set for tonight, Jan. 3, 2014 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present Tennessee Williams' TEN BLOCKS ON THE CAMINO REAL, 1/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2013

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage a production of Ten Blocks on the Camino Real by Tennessee Williams in January 2014. A preview performance is set for Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. The show closes on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at 6 p.m. Curtain times are Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 6 p.m. The theatre is located at 549 W. 52nd Street, 3rd Floor, near 11th Ave., subway C/E 50th St. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre Debuts Aleks Merilo's EXIT 27, Now thru 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

In celebration of its fourth season, Sanguine Theatre Company will produce EXIT 27, a new work by award-winning playwright, Aleks Merilo and directed by Mark Karafin. Based on a true story, EXIT 27 combines the themes of rejection, survival, and redemption in exploration of the human experience. As the overwhelming winner of Sanguine's highly competitive playwriting competition, EXIT 27 brings a stirring perspective of raw human nature in its NYC premiere. (more...)

Stephen King's GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY Musical Heads to Morris Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

AEG Live has announced that the Southern gothic, supernatural musical GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY, written by Stephen King, with music by John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett, has confirmed a tour of 20 American cities throughout the Midwest and Southeast beginning October 10 in Bloomington, IN, and ending November 6 in Grand Rapids, MI. Ghost Brothers of Darkland County will be at the Morris Performing Arts Center tonight, November 5, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Bob Saget Hosts COOL COMEDY - HOT CUISINE for Scleroderma Research, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Actor/Comedian/Director Bob Saget will host Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine, the signature event of the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) today, November 4 at Carolines on Broadway. Saget, an SRF Board Member who lost his sister to scleroderma, will be joined in the fundraising effort bycomedians Jim Gaffigan, John Oliver (The Daily Show) and other special guests. Saget's friend and co-star from the Full House days, John Stamos (Necessary Roughness),will co-host a live auction featuring six high-end packages. (more...)

Daily Challenge from MeYou Health Proven Effective in Improving Well-Being
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

The results of a new study released today by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Show the positive effects of an online social network based program in improving individual well-being. Findings from the randomized controlled trial demonstrate that Daily Challenge from MeYou Health (a subsidiary of Healthways (HWAY)) measurably improves the well-being of participants, particularly those who engage socially with other Daily Challenge participants. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Aleks Merilo Talks EXIT 27
by David Clarke - Oct 27, 2013

In celebration of its fourth season, Sanguine Theatre Company will produce EXIT 27, a new work by award-winning playwright, Aleks Merilo and directed by Mark Kara?n. Based on a true story, EXIT 27 combines the themes of rejection, survival, and redemption in exploration of the human experience. As the overwhelming winner of Sanguine?s highly competitive playwriting competition, EXIT 27 brings a stirring perspective of raw human nature in its NYC premiere. In anticipation of the play's opening, BroadwayWorld chatted with Aleks Merilo about the play. (more...)

Flying Carpet Theatre's MEDICINE SHOWDOWN to Begin 10/12 at the East 4th Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

The Flying Carpet Theatre (FCT) presents the New York premiere of THE Medicine ShowDOWN, a new play by Topher Payne and Adam Koplan that interweaves a traditional story (inspired by Henrik Ibsen's classic 'Enemy of the People') with scenes from a turn-of-the-century Medicine Show, complete with tap dance, old time melodrama, country music and vaudevillian comedy. THE Medicine ShowDOWN begins performances October 12 prior to an official press opening of October 16 at the East 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street - btw. Bowery and Second Avenue) in Manhattan. (more...)

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