Peter Friedman News

Date of Birth: April 24, 1949 (66)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
RAGTIME Author E.L. Doctorow Passes Away at 84RAGTIME Author E.L. Doctorow Passes Away at 84
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Historical fiction author E.L. Doctorow, best known for his novels 'Ragtime' and 'Billy Bathgate', passed away in Manhattan on Tuesday, July 21 at the age of 84. (more...)

Photo Flash: David Hanbury and More Celebrate MRS. SMITH's Opening Night Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: David Hanbury and More Celebrate MRS. SMITH's Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Cardinal Theatricals presents the Off Broadway premiere of Mrs. Smith's Broadway Cat-tacular!, an all-singing, all-dancing 'demented cabaret on acid,' created and performed by New York based writer/actor and performance artist David Hanbury. Joining Mrs. Smith onstage will be her two 'Broadway Boys' Brandon Haagenson and Ken Lear. Directed byAndrew Rasmussen, performances began on July 10th at the 47th Street Theatre (304 West 47th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenue). The show opened last night,July 20th,and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Cast Set for Lisa Lewis's SCHOOLED at FringeNYC; Runs Next MonthCast Set for Lisa Lewis's SCHOOLED at FringeNYC; Runs Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

The All-Americans present the World Premiere of SCHOOLED, written by Lisa Lewis and directed by James Kautz (Artistic Director of The Amoralists), as part of The New York International Fringe Festival. SCHOOLED runs from August 15 - 27, 2015 at The Robert Moss Theater (Venue #15), located at 440 Lafayette Street between Astor Place and East 4th St., across the street from The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

The Amoralists' James Kautz to Direct SCHOOLED at FringeNYC, 8/15-27The Amoralists' James Kautz to Direct SCHOOLED at FringeNYC, 8/15-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

The All-Americans proudly present the World Premiere of SCHOOLED, written by Lisa Lewis and directed by James Kautz (Artistic Director of The Amoralists), as part of The New York International Fringe Festival. SCHOOLED runs from August 15 - 27, 2015 at The Robert Moss Theater (Venue #15), located at 440 Lafayette Street between Astor Place and East 4th St., across the street from The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

The Amoralists's James Kautz to Direct SCHOOLED as Part of New York Fringe FestivalThe Amoralists's James Kautz to Direct SCHOOLED as Part of New York Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

The All-Americans present the World Premiere of SCHOOLED, written by Lisa Lewis and directed by James Kautz (Artistic Director of The Amoralists), as part of The New York International Fringe Festival. SCHOOLED runs from August 15 - 27, 2015 at The Robert Moss Theater (Venue #15), located at 440 Lafayette Street between Astor Place and East 4th St., across the street from The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

FLY BY NIGHT Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording Now On iTunes & AmazonFLY BY NIGHT Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording Now On iTunes & Amazon
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 15, 2015

FLY BY NIGHT is on iTunes and Amazon! (more...)

HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Check out all the winners below! (more...)

TDF Open Doors Graduation Set for Next MondayTDF Open Doors Graduation Set for Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students,and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF foundedin 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, will attend this year's graduationat 5:30pm on Monday, June 1 atThe Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC). TDF's Open Doors was the first arts education program to receive a special Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre when it received the special honor in 2012. This year, Open Doors had 30 mentors working with 24 groups of students from New York City high schools. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MCC's PERMISSION!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MCC's PERMISSION!
by Jennifer Broski - May 20, 2015

MCC Theater's Permission, the new comedy from Hand to God playwright Robert Askins recently extended by a week through June 14th. Permission celebrates its Opening Night tonight, May 20th, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). Permission stars Justin Bartha, of Broadway's Lend Me A Tenor, Off-Broadway's All New People and the blockbuster film The Hangover; Twilight Saga and 'Grey's Anatomy' Emmy-nominated star Elizabeth Reaser, returning to MCC following her critically acclaimed performance in this fall's The Money Shot; and theater regulars Nicole Lowrance, Talene Monahon, and Lucas Near-Verbrugghe. The company celebrated opening night early, and below, you can check out photos from the red carpet theatre arrivals! (more...)

FLY BY NIGHT Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording Set for June ReleaseFLY BY NIGHT Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording Set for June Release
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

After a run in Spring 2014 at Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director, Tim Sanford; Managing Director, Leslie Marcus), the critically acclaimed score of FLY BY NIGHT: A NEW MUSICAL has been recorded, produced and mixed by Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nomineeMichael Croiter(Matilda, Big Fish, Murder Ballad). The Original Cast recording will be released in digital and CD formats on June 9, 2014, and may be purchased at www.yellowsoundlabel.com and www.PHnyc.org, as well as through online outlets such as iTunes and in stores nationwide. It is also available for pre-order at www.yellowsoundlabel.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Playwrights Horizons' Annual Spring Gala!Photo Coverage: Go Inside Playwrights Horizons' Annual Spring Gala!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - May 5, 2015

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater companyPlaywrights Horizonsheld its annual Spring Gala yesterday, May 4 at the event space 583 Park Avenue.Titled CELEBRATING PETER JAY SHARP'S NEW YORK, the eveninghonored the late philanthropist, hotelier and real estate developer Peter Jay Sharp and The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation (Foundation Directors: the late Mr. Sharp, Edmund Duffy, Dan Lufkin, the late Jack Nash andNorman Peck). Among several theaters in New York City,Playwrights Horizons' more intimate 128-seat theater was named after the late philanthropist. It premiered when the company's new building opened its doors in January 2003. BroadwayWorld takes you insode the special night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Southern California Premiere of AFTER THE REVOLUTIONPhoto Flash: First Look at the Southern California Premiere of AFTER THE REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Chance Theater is delighted to present the Southern California premiere of powerful drama about a fragmented family After The Revolution. (more...)

AFTER THE REVOLUTION Begins This Weekend at Chance TheaterAFTER THE REVOLUTION Begins This Weekend at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Chance Theater is delighted to present the Southern California premiere of powerful drama about a fragmented family After The Revolution. Written by Pulitzer finalist Amy Herzog (4,000 Miles), and directed by Chance Theater Founding Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. After The Revolution will preview from April 10 through April 17, regular performances will begin April 18 and continue through May 10 on the Main Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

TDF to Host Special Performance of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES to Benefit Open DoorsTDF to Host Special Performance of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES to Benefit Open Doors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

On Saturday, April 18th, TDF will host a special reception and performance of The Heidi Chronicles to celebrate the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein, and to raise funds for the arts education program she co-founded, TDF's Open Doors. Open Doors, now in its 17th year, is the first arts education program to be awarded a special Tony Honor for 'Excellence in the Theatre.' (more...)

MCC's THE NETHER Will be Filmed for Lincoln Center ArchiveMCC's THE NETHER Will be Filmed for Lincoln Center Archive
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced that the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman will receive the distinct honor of being filmed for the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive for the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. The filming will take place during the Friday, March 20th performance. The Nether recently extended performances through Sunday, March 29, 2015. The production opened on Tuesday, February 24th at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). For info and tickets, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of PLACEBOPhoto Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of PLACEBO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Playwrights Horizons presents the world premiere of PLACEBO, a new play by Obie Award winner Melissa James Gibson (This at PH, What Rhymes with America, Suitcase, [sic], the FX series 'The Americans,' 'House of Cards' on Netflix). Directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (This at PH, The Fortress of Solitude, Bad Jews, 4000 Miles, [sic]), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

MCC Announces Final Extension for THE NETHER, Starring Merritt WeverMCC Announces Final Extension for THE NETHER, Starring Merritt Wever
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced that the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman has now extended for a final time through Sunday, March 29, 2015. (more...)

MCC Theater Rounds Out 2015-16 Season with Halley Feiffer's 'A FUNNY THING...'MCC Theater Rounds Out 2015-16 Season with Halley Feiffer's 'A FUNNY THING...'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the final production of its four-show 2015-16 Main Stage Season, which runs August 2015 through June 2016. Playwright Halley Feiffer (I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard) will make her MCC Theater debut with her play A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. Trip Cullman returns to direct after helming this season's critically acclaimed hit Punk Rock. Full details below. This also marks the reunion of Feiffer and Cullman following their hit production of I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard at the Atlantic Theater Company in early 2015. (more...)

MCC Extends THE NETHER, Starring Emmy Winner Merritt WeverMCC Extends THE NETHER, Starring Emmy Winner Merritt Wever
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced that the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman has now extended through Sunday, March 22, 2015 due to popular and critical acclaim. The production opened on Tuesday, February 24th and was previously scheduled through March 15, 2015 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). A production of The Nether also just opened to great critical acclaim in London's West End at the famed Royal Court Theatre. The play had its world premiere in Los Angeles in 2013 at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. For info and tickets, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

BWW Interview: Investigating the Twists and Turns of MCC's THE NETHER with Ben Rosenfield!BWW Interview: Investigating the Twists and Turns of MCC's THE NETHER with Ben Rosenfield!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 28, 2015

Rosenfield, who plays 'Woodnut' in the production, just chatted with BroadwayWorld about opening night, the twists and turns of this plot, and so much more! Check out the full interview below! (more...)

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