Stella Adler News

Tom Dugan's WIESENTHAL to Begin Performances 10/24 at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Tony Award winner Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart) and Karyl Lynn Burns (The Best is Yet to Come) present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal launches a limited 14-week engagement, from October 24 through February 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: NYMF's DEPLOYED the musical Gives Rehearsal Sneak Peek
by Stage Tube - Jul 08, 2014

Recently the NYMF production of DEPLOYED the musical gave fans a sneak peek into their rehearsal process. With a soaring pop rock score and set against the epic backdrop of a military base in Baghdad, DEPLOYED follows Emily's emotional journey. Our heroine develops an unlikely friendship with her interpreter, Laila, as she trains Iraqi women. Laila teaches Emily to appreciate others' suffering and to realize the enemy she's fighting is herself. When Emily finally lets go of her inner demons, a secret from the past comes back to wreak its revenge. They cannot forget...but can they forgive? (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Stella Adler Welcomes the Telling Tales of Earthquake Survivors from Down Under in MUNTED
by Gil Kaan - Jul 06, 2014

A short and sweet informative narrative directly from the mouths of earthquake survivors comes to fruition in Munted (A New Zealand slang for 'busted, destroyed, ruined'). (more...)

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, 7/16-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to Lenox, Massachusetts, for the second consecutive summer, with 12 performances of the fully staged theatrical concert, Beethoven Love Elegies. With a script drawn from Beethoven's letters and diaries and accounts by his contemporaries, interwoven with performances of some of his greatest music, this poignant, humorous, and emotionally intense production dramatizes Beethoven's young years in Vienna and his search for the perfect wife. Actor Kire Tosevski as Beethoven heads an outstanding company of five esteemed actors and four musicians (violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Sebastian Bäverstam, pianist Eve Wolf, and baritone Chad Sloane). (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Barefoot Theatre Company's Benefit, Honoring Lynn Cohen, Israel Horovitz & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Barefoot Theatre Company and the SVA Film Department presented the 15th Anniversary star-studded Barefoot Gala & Awards Ceremony produced by Artistic Director Francisco Solorzano, Producing Director Christopher Whalen, Associate Producing Director Danelle Eliav and company members Raye Levine and Daniella Rabbani. (more...)

Zachary Booth, Patch David, Tyler Dean & More to Appear in New Web Series DATING & AUDITIONING, Premiering this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Zachary Booth, Patch David, Tyler Dean, Rachel Bahler, Harry Barandes, and Torrey Wigfield will make appearances in a new web series entitled Dating & Auditioning that will premier this fall. (more...)

American Premiere Set for War-Drama DEPLOYED, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (NYMF) and Mount Elise Entertainment, in association with Kim Vasquez / Gray Lady Entertainment, are pleased to announce the American premiere of DEPLOYED the musical. With a book, music and lyrics by Jessy Brouillard, music direction by Martyn Axe, and direction by Mindy Cooper, DEPLOYED begins its limited engagement in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd Street) on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014. (more...)

Barefoot Theatre Company and SVA Film Department Presents the 15th Anniversary Gala & Awards Ceremony, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Barefoot Theatre Company and the SVA Film Department (Reeves Lehmann, Chair) presents the 15th Anniversary star-studded Barefoot Gala & Awards Ceremony produced by Artistic Director Francisco Solorzano (Floating Sunflowers, Love Simple, Sins of the Mother), Producing Director Christopher Whalen (Sins of the Mother, PS. I Love You), Associate Producing Director Danelle Eliav (Emoticon; Carnival Kids) and company members Raye Levine (Pirate, Other Histories) and Daniella Rabbani (Nina at Primary Stages). (more...)

Based on a True Story, MUNTED Opens in LA July 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

BARE HUNT COLLECTIVE along with THE Stella Adler THEATRE are proud to present a thought-provoking drama, "MUNTED" by Victoria Abbott, based on the real life event of 9/22/11 and opening at The Stella Adler Theatre on July 3rd, at 8:00PM. Tickets are $20.00 and available in advance at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/704377 (more...)

Snowlion Repertory Company Offers Acting Workshop, 7/7-8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2014

Teacher Al D'Andrea and his students will use a variety of games, exercises, techniques and improvisations to take an in-depth look at how to develop and embody a character in a play from the ground up with both imagination and authenticity. Major aspects of character that will be explored include character wants and needs, attitudes, traits, physicality and emotional life, as well as how and why a character moves, speaks, thinks, feels, engages in physical activities, and pursues actions and objectives in a particular way. (more...)

Focal Press to Sponsor Weekend LiNK to Theatre Students, Grad Schools, 11/14-16
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

LiNK, the new interview weekend connecting theatre programs and potential students, received a boost from Focal Press as a Platinum Sponsor. LiNK 2014 will be held November 14-16 at the Hilton Atlanta Airport hotel. (more...)

Andy Senor, Jr., Adam Kantor & More Set for District Stage Company's 'BROADWAY UNPLUGGED,' 5/30-31
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

District Stage Company will present Broadway Unplugged: World Jam on Friday, May 30 at 8:30 PM and Saturday, May 31 at 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM at South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 Street in Cutler Bay, FL. Broadway Unplugged: World Jam is an intimate evening packed with songs from electrifying shows to hit the Great White Way in recent decades with Broadway stars Adam Kantor, Kevin Mambo, Janet Dacal and Andy Seņor, Jr., under the musical direction of Greg Brown, with special guests Jeremy Charvet, Carlos Jose Alvarez, Jeanfranco Cardenty and Isabel Signoret. (more...)

Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - 'Babe Zaharias,' 'Webster,' Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening tonight, May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

The Spare Change Series to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Benefiting BC/EFA, June 2
by Shari Barrett - May 27, 2014

The Spare Change Series presents 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Hollywood's new charitybased play reading series, The Spare Change Series, will be presenting their very first production on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 7pm at the Art of Acting Studio, located at 1017 N. Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90038. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Todays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Sara Gilbert, Scott Lowell & More Set for Blank Theatre's 22nd Annual Young Playwrights Festival, 6/5-29
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

More than 35 actors are set to participate in The Blank Theatre's 22nd Annual Young Playwrights Festival, including Sara Gilbert (Roseanne, The Talk, The Big Bang Theory), Curt Hansen (A Snow White Christmas, Wicked), Scott Lowell (Queer As Folk), Michael Grant Terry (Bones), Angel Parker (Lab Rats), Ellen D. Williams (How I Met Your Mother), and Jessy Schram (Falling Skies, Mad Men). Twelve winning plays by young playwrights aged 16 -19 from seven different states will be presented during this year's festival at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, running from June 5-29. (more...)

Alexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Casting has been announced for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (more...)

Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews to Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, 5/28-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Stephanie Yankwitt Named Artistic Associate/Director of New Play Development of Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson Managing Director, announces Stephanie Yankwitt as Artistic Associate/Director of New Play Development. Prior to joining the team at BSC, Stephanie was on the senior artistic staff at the Hangar Theatre from 2009-2013, including the role of Interim Artistic Director for the 2013 season. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for BECKET with CHICAGO FIRE's Yuri Sardarov
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for the New York City return of Jean Anouilh's BECKET, the 1961 Tony Award winner for Best Play. Tickets can be purchased online at becketnyc.brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

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