Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DON JUAN at The Pearl Theatre Companyby Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 18, 2015
The Pearl THeatre Company just concluded ther 2014-15 season with a world premiere adaptation of Moliere's Don Juan, The Don Juan legend sees Heaven and Earth coming together in an outlandish partnership to seal the fate of one deliciously unrepentant rascal. BroadwayWorld takes you inside opening night below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for Everyday Inferno's PUNKS & PROVOCATEURSby BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015
Everyday Inferno Theatre Co. is thrilled to offer a first look inside the rehearsal room for their ambitious new repertory project, Punks & Provocateurs (two plays in rotating repertory). (more...)
Everyday Inferno Theatre to Stage 'ROARING GIRL' and 'PUNK AS F**K' in Rep This Juneby BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015
Everyday Inferno Theatre Co. is thrilled to announce an ambitious repertory project that will continue its commitment to presenting exciting new works, under-produced classics, and theatrical events that push the boundaries of subject matter and stagecraft. Transforming the Access Theater Gallery into an immersive space with a distinct nightclub vibe, the two shows will play in rotation for a three-week limited run. The rotating schedule provides ample opportunity for audiences to discover surprising parallels between these very different works. (more...)
The Pearl to Honor Terrence McNally and More at 2015 Classics Celebration Next Monthby BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015
The Pearl will host its 2015 celebration honoring New York classics on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at The Penn Club, 30 East 44th Street, New York, NY 10036. (more...)
Polish Your Passion Launches National Campaign to Help Spread Word About Tony Awards' #NominateMyTeacher Programby BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015
Currently, Polish Your Passion is launching the first national campaign of #TonyShine. The #TonyShine online effort will benefit the Tony Awards® and Carnegie Mellon University's #NominateMyTeacher search for the inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Award. (more...)
Tom Morin, Caroline Selia Featured on Latest Episode of SOMETHING NEW Podcastby BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015
In Episode 307, award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New sat down with Tom Morin and Caroline Selia, the Founders of Polish Your Passion, now featuring the MomentB4 Video Feedback Service (pypnyc.com). (more...)
Russ Tutterow to Step Down as Artistic Director of Chicago Dramatistsby BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015
After serving as Chicago Dramatists' first and only Artistic Director for 30 years - arguably one of the longest artistic leadership terms ever held at a Chicago theatre - Russ Tutterow is stepping aside. (more...)
David Ives's THE METROMANIACS to Play Shakespeare Theatre Company Next Monthby BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015
Continuing the successful partnership between Artistic Director Michael Kahn and Venus in Fur playwright David Ives, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents The Metromaniacs, the third installment in Ives's series of rediscovered French comedy masterpieces. (more...)
Terrence McNally's MOTHERS & SONS Begins 2/6 at Philadelphia Theatre Companyby BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015
Philadelphia Theatre Company's continues its 40th Anniversary season with the Tony Award-nominated play Mothers and Sons by Terrence McNally February 6-March 8. Directed by Wendy Goldberg, the cast features Hugh Kennedy, Emmy Award-winning actress Michael Learned, James Lloyd Reynolds, and Patrick Gibbons and Jacob D. Wilner in alternating performances. (more...)
Playhouse on Park's PROOF Opens 1/23by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015
Playhouse on Park continues its Main Stage series with the 2001 Pulitzer prize-winning and Tony award-winning show Proof written by David Auburn, which opens Friday, January 23 at 8:00 p.m. Proof follows the young Catherine, who faces her father Robert's untimely death on the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday. While she may have inherited her father's genius, Catherine seems to share the same deteriorating wits and emotional instability. She must also face the arrival of Claire, her estranged sister; and a developing relationship with Hal, a mentee of her late father who seeks to find a mathematical breakthrough hidden within the 103 notebooks Robert left behind. Proof will be playing from January 21-February 8, 2015. (more...)
Photo Flash: David Cote's OTHERLAND Completes Gingold's SHAW NEW YORK 2014 Festivalby BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2014
Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, completed its SHAW NEW YORK 2014 festival on Monday, December 22nd. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
DTC Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE BOOK CLUB PLAY, Running 1/1-2/1by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014
Dallas Theater Center heads back to the Kalita Humphreys Theater with The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarias. Meredith McDonough, who previously worked on the new hit musical Fly By Night, returns to make her DTC directorial debut in this comedy about books and the people who love them. The Book Club Play begins previews on Thursday, January 1, 2015 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through Sunday, February 1. (more...)
Photo Flash: Gingold Theatrical Group's SHAW CONCERT Visits The Playersby BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014
?Gingold Theatrical Group continued its SHAW NEW YORK 2014 festival on Monday Dec 15th with its sold out Shaw Concert featuring The Tesla Quartet as a candle-lit soiree at The Players club on Gramercy Park South in Manhattan. The Tesla Quartet consists of violinists Michelle Lie, Edwin Kaplan and Ross Snyder, with Serafim Smigelskiy on cello. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Inside GTG's Shaw New York 2014by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 9, 2014
Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, will present Shaw New York 2014, the annual Shaw-based festival in New York City, with events throughout December at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) and Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). GTG is the company behind the popular monthly series, PROJECT SHAW. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Inside Shaw New York's 2014 Critic Symposiumby Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 3, 2014
On Monday, December 1st the 2014 Shaw New York Critics' Symposium was held at The Players Club before a sold out crowd.
A team of critics examine the ever-changing needs of their field, how their world has changed and how they predict their roles in the arts will continue to evolve.
This panel included Joe Dziemianowicz (NY Daily News), Adam Feldman (TimeOut NY), Frank Rizzo (Hartford Courant/Variety), David Rooney (The Hollywood Reporter), Elisabeth Vincentelli (New York Post), and Jason Zinoman (The New York Times), moderated by Frank Rizzo (Hartford Courant).
Gingold Theatrical Group presents these events annually. Gingold Theatrical Group is a human rights arts organization using the work of George Bernard Shaw as its guide.
As George Bernard Shaw began his theatrical career as a critic and arts journalist, GTG presents this annual forum for critics to meet and discuss their world in front of an audience.
This event was part of Gingold Theatrical Group's Shaw New York 2014 festival, which includes the now-running production of Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA at the Pearl Theatre Company. GTG's Shaw Symposium will take place on Monday, December 8th at The Players. The festival's Shaw Concert (with the Tesla Quartet) happens on Monday, December 15th, also at The Players. The final festival event will feature a new play by Time Out New York's David Cote as part of GTG's Project Shaw series.
For more information about these events: www.gingoldgroup.org or phone 212.355.7823
Check out photos from inside the special event below!
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 11/28-12/28by BWW
News Desk - Nov 28, 2014
Philadelphia Theatre Company's continues its 40th Anniversary season with the Tony Award-nominated play Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley November 28-December 28. Directed by Mary B. Robinson, the cast features Beth Dixon, David Howey, Anthony Lawton, and Kathleen McNenny. (more...)
WNYC's Leonard Lopate to Host JOY TO THE PEARL Benefit Performance Next Monthby BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014
On Sunday, December 7, The Pearl Theatre Company will present a one night only benefit performance of holiday readings, radio plays, and music hosted by WNYC's Leonard Lopate at the theatre company's home on 42nd Street. The special event will include selections of stories from Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, O. Henry, and many more performed by Members of The Pearl's Resident Acting Company including Dominic Cuskern, Jolly Abraham, Dan Daily (currently starring in Major Barbara), Chris Mixon, Carol Schultz and Brad Heberlee. Performing alongside Mr. Lopate and the Company will be the musical duo of Gelber & Manning, providing early jazz standards from Old New York. (more...)
Tony Winner Harriet Harris Stars in Project Shaw's THE MILLIONAIRESS Tonightby BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014
Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 98th production, Shaw's 1936 comedy The Millionairess, tonight, November 24 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)
POCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights Horizonsby BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014
Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The play is the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. The production will begin previews tonight, November 21 with an opening night set for Monday, December 15. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)
Photo Coverage: MAJOR BARBARA Opens at The Pearl Theatreby Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 19, 2014
The Pearl Theatre Company and Gingold Theatre Group is currently presenting Shaw's Major Barbara, running through December 14, 2014. When the charming weapons-manufacturer Andrew Undershaft goes toe-to-toe with his passionate daughter Barbara, a Major in the Salvation Army, over his 'ill-gotten' fortune, it leads to the wager of the century. She is determined to save his soul-he is determined to open her eyes to a wider world. Their confrontation will knock their entire family's moral compass up, down, and sideways, never to be the same again. (more...)
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