Sarah Benson News

Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

In response to popular demand and one week before performances begin, Soho Rep. extends the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, to May 24. Performances of An Octoroon will now take place April 23-May 24 (see schedule above) at Soho Rep. Critics are welcome as of Wednesday, April 30 for an official opening of Sunday, May 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Chris Myers & Zoe Winters Join Cast of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON at Soho Rep,4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Soho Rep. announces final casting for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate recently opened at Signature Theatre and continues through April 6. (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Cast for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON, Running 4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Soho Rep. announces casting and performance dates for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate makes its New York premiere February 25-April 6 at Signature Theatre. (more...)

MARIE ANTOINETTE with Marin Ireland and World Premiere of AN OCTOROON Set for Soho Rep's 2013-14 Season, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

Perhaps the defining characteristic of Soho Rep, under the artistic direction of Sarah Benson, is the institution's commitment to artists creating surprisingly big theatrical events in its very small space on Walker Street. Soho Rep's 2013-14 season, announced today, provides ample evidence of that commitment, comprising two shows that are among the biggest the organization has ever produced: the New York premiere of David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette, directed by Rebecca Taichman and featuring Marin Ireland (Blasted); and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon, directed by Benson. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces Programming for the Tenth Anniversary Edition of its Performance Festival PRELUDE, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

PRELUDE allows the public to experience work-in-progress presentations, open rehearsals and discussions by dozens of NYC's most exciting theater and performance artists -- for FREE -- including Taylor Mac, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Big Dance Theater, Big Art Group, Cesar Alvarez & Sarah Benson, Annie Baker, David Levine, Cynthia Hopkins, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Jay Scheib & Co., Elastic City, PearlDamour, ANIMALS, Katherine Brook / Tele-Violet, Woodshed Collective, Daniel Fish, Andrew Ondrejcak, James Monaco & Jerome Ellis and more. (more...)

600 Highwaymen, Taylor Mac and More Set for PRELUDE.13 Festival, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

This year, today, October 2 - 4, PRELUDE, the festival dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theater and performance, celebrates its 10th anniversary. As always, PRELUDE.13 is sure to draw overflow crowds to the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where an array of artists working in theatrical, interdisciplinary and mediatized performance will offer in-process presentations, open rehearsals, and discussions-all for free. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces Programming for the Tenth Anniversary Edition of its Performance Festival PRELUDE, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

PRELUDE allows the public to experience work-in-progress presentations, open rehearsals and discussions by dozens of NYC's most exciting theater and performance artists -- for FREE -- including Taylor Mac, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Big Dance Theater, Big Art Group, Cesar Alvarez & Sarah Benson, Annie Baker, David Levine, Cynthia Hopkins, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Jay Scheib & Co., Elastic City, PearlDamour, ANIMALS, Katherine Brook / Tele-Violet, Woodshed Collective, Daniel Fish, Andrew Ondrejcak, James Monaco & Jerome Ellis and more. (more...)

THE BIG MEAL Opens Artists Rep's 2013-14 Season, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

Artists Rep's 2013/14 season kicks off with The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc in its West Coast premiere, directed by new Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. Set in a quintessential American restaurant, entire lives whiz by for a modern family whose stage and age are short-order fare. From birth to that inevitable last course - and every corndog, calamari and Cadillac margarita in between - a multi-generational potluck of characters live life's major and minor moments around the dinner table. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces Programming for the Tenth Anniversary Edition of its Performance Festival PRELUDE, 10/2-4
by Courtnie Mele - Aug 29, 2013

PRELUDE allows the public to experience work-in-progress presentations, open rehearsals and discussions by dozens of NYC's most exciting theater and performance artists -- for FREE -- including Taylor Mac, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Big Dance Theater, Big Art Group, Cesar Alvarez & Sarah Benson, Annie Baker, David Levine, Cynthia Hopkins, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Jay Scheib & Co., Elastic City, PearlDamour, ANIMALS, Katherine Brook / Tele-Violet, Woodshed Collective, Daniel Fish, Andrew Ondrejcak, James Monaco & Jerome Ellis and more. (more...)

MARIE ANTOINETTE with Marin Ireland and World Premiere of AN OCTOROON Set for Soho Rep's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Perhaps the defining characteristic of Soho Rep, under the artistic direction of Sarah Benson, is the institution's commitment to artists creating surprisingly big theatrical events in its very small space on Walker Street. Soho Rep's 2013-14 season, announced today, provides ample evidence of that commitment, comprising two shows that are among the biggest the organization has ever produced: the New York premiere of David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette, directed by Rebecca Taichman and featuring Marin Ireland (Blasted); and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon, directed by Benson. (more...)

THE BIG MEAL to Open Artists Rep's 2013-14 Season, 9/3-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

Artists Rep's 2013/14 season kicks off with The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc in its West Coast premiere, directed by new Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. Set in a quintessential American restaurant, entire lives whiz by for a modern family whose stage and age are short-order fare. From birth to that inevitable last course - and every corndog, calamari and Cadillac margarita in between - a multi-generational potluck of characters live life's major and minor moments around the dinner table. (more...)

Plays by Robert O'Hara, Jessica Blank & More Set for The Public's NEW WORK NOW! Series, Begin. 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The Public Theater announced the September line-up today for NEW WORK NOW!, the free reading series that allows audiences an opportunity to experience new work by a diverse selection of established and emerging theater artists. NEW WORK NOW! will run September 9 to September 21 in The Public's Martinson Theater (425 Lafayette Street). Now in its twentieth season, NEW WORK NOW! is an important part of The Public Theater's ongoing commitment to developing and mentoring new voices for the American Theater. (more...)

600 Highwaymen, Taylor Mac and More Set for PRELUDE.13 Festival, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

This year, October 2 - 4, PRELUDE, the festival dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theater and performance, celebrates its 10th anniversary. As always, PRELUDE.13 is sure to draw overflow crowds to the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where an array of artists working in theatrical, interdisciplinary and mediatized performance will offer in-process presentations, open rehearsals, and discussions-all for free. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - May 26, 2013

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Soho Rep Extends WE ARE PROUD… thru Dec 16; Tickets on Sale for LIFE AND TIMES; 'WALT DISNEY' to Run 4/30-5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Soho Rep has again extended the New York premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's We Are Proud to Present a Presentation …, directed by Eric Ting, this time to December 16. Tickets to the American premiere of Nature Theater of Oklahoma's epic serial Life and Times: Episodes 1-4-a Soho Rep production presented by The Public Theater as a special engagement of the Under the Radar Festival 2013-are now on sale. And Soho Rep announces the production that will conclude its 2012-13 season: the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, directed by Soho Rep Artistic Director Sarah Benson (April 30 - May 26, 2013). (more...)

Larry Pine to Lead A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY at Soho Rep, 4/30-5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Soho Rep has announced that the celebrated stage and screen actor Larry Pine will star in the world premiere production of Lucas Hnath's adrenaline-charged odyssey A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. Directed by Soho Rep Artistic Director Sarah Benson, Pine will play the title character - the man who forever changed the American Dream. Hnath's fictional play centers around the reading of a screenplay Walt Disney has written about his last days on earth. The script is about a city he is going to build that is going to change the world; about his brother; about everyone who loves Disney and how sad they are going to be when he is gone. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Soho Rep has announced casting and an official opening date for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 14, 2013

The New York Drama Critics' Circle met on May 3, 2013, at the offices of Time Out New York magazine, to determine the winners of its 78th annual awards. The awards were presented at a private ceremony at 54 Below on May 13, and you can chck out complete photo coverage below. The results were as follows: (more...)

Drama Critics' Circle Names MATILDA Best Musical; VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Best Play
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2013

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, written by Christopher Durang, today won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award (NYDCC) for Best Play of the 2012-2013 season. Matilda received the award for Best Musical. The selections were made at the 78th annual voting meeting of the organization today at the offices of Time Out New York in Manhattan. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

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