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New Short Plays by Arthur Kopit and More Slated for Abingdon's FETE 24New Short Plays by Arthur Kopit and More Slated for Abingdon's FETE 24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

32 Actors, 8 Writers, and 8 Directors will gather at Abingdon Theatre Company for an entire weekend of pure creativity to produce FETE 24. (more...)

A ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & Macchio Adds Performances to Off-Broadway RunA ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & Macchio Adds Performances to Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the†leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, has added two performances to its world-premiere run of†A ROOM OF MY OWN, written and directed by Charles Messina, on Sundays, February 21 and March 13 at 7pm. Off-Broadway previews are set to begin Saturday, February 13 in the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is set for Thursday, February 25, with performances through Sunday, March 13. (more...)

Kim Davies' STET Added to Abingdon's 2015-16 SeasonKim Davies' STET Added to Abingdon's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

?Abingdon Theatre Company, in collaboration with The Muse Project, will present STET, a new play inspired by true events, written by Kim Davies and conceived by Kim Davies, Jocelyn Kuritsky and Artistic Director Tony Speciale. A limited Off-Broadway engagement will begin previews in June, as part of Abingdon's 2015-2016 Season. Tony Speciale is set to direct the world-premiere production, which marks his inaugural programming as Artistic Director. (more...)

Casting Complete for Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & MacchioCasting Complete for Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & Macchio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its 2015-2016 Season with the world premiere of A ROOM OF MY OWN, written and directed by Charles Messina. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is set to begin previews February 13 in the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is set for Thursday, February 25, with performances through March 13. (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...)

BWW TV: Linda Lavin, Holland Taylor, and Many More Lead Abingdon Theatre Company's GalaBWW TV: Linda Lavin, Holland Taylor, and Many More Lead Abingdon Theatre Company's Gala
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company just celebrated its 2015-2016 Season with ABINGDON: REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT on October 26 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Go inside the gala with BroadwayWorld, below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Abingdon Theatre Company's REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT GalaPhoto Coverage: Inside Abingdon Theatre Company's REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 27, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company just celebrated its 2015-2016 Season with ABINGDON: REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT, last night, October 26 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Richard Jay-Alexander, best known for directing Barbra Streisand and other artists in concert, directed the event, honoring Tony Award-winning costume designer Jane Greenwood, who designed Abingdon's acclaimed production of Hellman v. McCarthy; Abingdon Theatre Company's Vice Chair and former Managing Director, Heather Henderson; and one of New York's most prominent lawyers in entertainment, Mark Sendroff. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Celebrates Jane Greenwood, Heather Henderson & Mark SendroffPhoto Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Celebrates Jane Greenwood, Heather Henderson & Mark Sendroff
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 27, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company just celebrated its 2015-2016 Season with ABINGDON: REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT, last night, October 26 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Richard Jay-Alexander, best known for directing Barbra Streisand and other artists in concert, directed the event, honoring Tony Award-winning costume designer Jane Greenwood, who designed Abingdon's acclaimed production of Hellman v. McCarthy; Abingdon Theatre Company's Vice Chair and former Managing Director, Heather Henderson; and one of New York's most prominent lawyers in entertainment, Mark Sendroff. (more...)

Holland Taylor, Frank Langella & More Set for Abingdon's Annual Gala TonightHolland Taylor, Frank Langella & More Set for Abingdon's Annual Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company†celebrates its 2015-2016 Season with ABINGDON: REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT, its annual benefit gala and dinner, tonight, October 26 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Richard Jay-Alexander, best known for directing Barbra Streisand and other artists in concert, is set to direct the event, which begins at 6:00pm. (more...)

Holland Taylor, Frank Langella & More Set for Abingdon's Annual Gala Honoring Greenwood, Henderson & Sendroff; Jay-Alexander DirectsHolland Taylor, Frank Langella & More Set for Abingdon's Annual Gala Honoring Greenwood, Henderson & Sendroff; Jay-Alexander Directs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company is set to celebrate its 2015-2016 Season with ABINGDON: REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT, its annual benefit gala and dinner, on Monday, October 26 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Richard Jay-Alexander, best known for directing Barbra Streisand and other artists in concert, is set to direct the event, which begins at 6:00pm. (more...)

A.C.T. Kicks Off the New Year with Tom Stoppard's INDIAN INK, Running Now thru 2/8A.C.T. Kicks Off the New Year with Tom Stoppard's INDIAN INK, Running Now thru 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Continuing its exploration on the power of memory and storytelling, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will kick off the new year with an all-new production of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, (today, January 14 - February 8, 2015) a romantic saga spanning decades, continents, and cultures. (more...)

A.C.T. to Kick Off the New Year with Tom Stoppard's INDIAN INK, Running 1/14-2/8A.C.T. to Kick Off the New Year with Tom Stoppard's INDIAN INK, Running 1/14-2/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Continuing its exploration on the power of memory and storytelling, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will kick off the new year with an all-new production of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, (January 14 - February 8, 2015) a romantic saga spanning decades, continents, and cultures. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Honors Dick Cavett at WHERE THE STARS ALIGN GalaPhoto Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Honors Dick Cavett at WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 22, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 83 new American plays in its 22-year history - just celebrated its 2014-2015 Season with ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN, its annual benefit gala and dinner,on October 20 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). The entertaining evening honored Emmy Award-winning talk show host and actor Dick Cavett, star of Hellman v. McCarthy at Abingdon last season, and philanthropist Dr. Vijay K. Anand, a world-renowned endoscopic sinus surgeon and avid supporter of the arts. (more...)

ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala Honors Dick Cavett Tonight ; Klea Blackhurst and More to PerformABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala Honors Dick Cavett Tonight ; Klea Blackhurst and More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 83 new American plays in its 22-year history - is set to celebrate its 2014-2015 Season with ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN, its annual benefit gala and dinner, tonight, October 20 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Emmy and OBIE award-winning actor John Cunningham, whose credits include 19 Broadway productions (Titanic, Love Letters), is set to emcee the event, which begins at 6:00pm. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver Hosts THIRTEEN's Weekly Series THEATER CLOSE UP, Premiering TonightSigourney Weaver Hosts THIRTEEN's Weekly Series THEATER CLOSE UP, Premiering Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Beyond the bright lights of Broadway - the electric signage that led to its moniker as 'The Great White Way' -- exists another world: Off-Broadway, a varied and rich wellspring of creativity and innovation. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver Hosts PBS's Weekly Close-Up Look at Off-Broadway Theater, Beginning TonightSigourney Weaver Hosts PBS's Weekly Close-Up Look at Off-Broadway Theater, Beginning Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The series - which will be hosted by acclaimed actress Sigourney Weaver - premieres tonight, October 2 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN with John Van Druten's 'London Wall' from the Mint Theater Company (more...)

Sigourney Weaver to Host PBS's Weekly Close-Up Look at Off-Broadway Theater Beg. TodaySigourney Weaver to Host PBS's Weekly Close-Up Look at Off-Broadway Theater Beg. Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The series - which will be hosted by acclaimed actress Sigourney Weaver - premieres today, October 2 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN with John Van Druten's "London Wall" from the Mint Theater Company (more...)

ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala to Honor Dick Cavett, 10/20; Klea Blackhurst and More to PerformABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN Gala to Honor Dick Cavett, 10/20; Klea Blackhurst and More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 83 new American plays in its 22-year history - is set to celebrate its 2014-2015 Season with ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN, its annual benefit gala and dinner, on Monday, October 20 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Emmy and OBIE award-winning actor John Cunningham, whose credits include 19 Broadway productions (Titanic, Love Letters), is set to emcee the event, which begins at 6:00pm. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver to Host THIRTEEN's Weekly Series THEATER CLOSE UP Premiering 10/2Sigourney Weaver to Host THIRTEEN's Weekly Series THEATER CLOSE UP Premiering 10/2
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Beyond the bright lights of Broadway - the electric signage that led to its moniker as 'The Great White Way' -- exists another world: Off-Broadway, a varied and rich wellspring of creativity and innovation. (more...)

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