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Photo Flash: MOBILE UNIT's HAMLET Celebrates Opening Night at The Public TheaterPhoto Flash: MOBILE UNIT's HAMLET Celebrates Opening Night at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Public Theater presents MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, directed by Patricia McGregor. The sit-down run of HAMLET follows a free three-week tour to the five boroughs bringing Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. The Shakespeare classic will run in The Public Theater's Shiva Theater through Sunday, October 9. The show celebrated its official press opening last night, September 22, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

The Public's Free MOBILE UNIT Production of HAMLET Launches TodayThe Public's Free MOBILE UNIT Production of HAMLET Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this fall with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's HAMLET, directed by Patricia McGregor. (more...)

Theatre Pros from MTC, The Public, CSC & More Among TCG's New Round of Leadership U RecipientsTheatre Pros from MTC, The Public, CSC & More Among TCG's New Round of Leadership U Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announces the 2016 Round 4 Cycle A recipients of the Leadership U[niversity]-Continuing Ed program. (more...)

Chukwudi Iwuji to Lead the Public's Free MOBILE UNIT Production of HAMLET This FallChukwudi Iwuji to Lead the Public's Free MOBILE UNIT Production of HAMLET This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this fall with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's HAMLET, directed by Patricia McGregor. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED with Ann Harada and More Set for WP Theater's 2016-17 SeasonLisa Lampanelli's STUFFED with Ann Harada and More Set for WP Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater) has announced its 2016-17 Season at the McGinn/Cazale Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street), the artists for the 2016-2018 WP Lab and the new Domestic Partner residency initiative. (more...)

Two River Theater to Host 6th Annual Crossing Borders FestivalTwo River Theater to Host 6th Annual Crossing Borders Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup for its sixth annual Crossing Borders festival of new plays by Latino writers. Crossing Borders will take place August 3-7, 2016 and will include play readings, audience discussions, a keynote address from a leader within the Latino arts community, and a neighborhood kickoff party with food and live music. A company of actors, writers, directors, and other artists will be in residence throughout the festival. Crossing Borders is sponsored by The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo. (more...)

WP Theater Announces The Pipeline Festival Complete LineupWP Theater Announces The Pipeline Festival Complete Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, is thrilled to announce the complete lineup for the inaugural Pipeline Festival, showcasing the work of the celebrated WP Lab residency for playwrights, directors and producers from March 24 - April 23 at the McGinn/ Cazale Theater at Broadway & 76th Street. (more...)

The Public Slates Talk Backs, Speakers and More for New Musical SOUTHERN COMFORTThe Public Slates Talk Backs, Speakers and More for New Musical SOUTHERN COMFORT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin previews for the new musical Southern Comfort, the true story of a group of transgender friends living life on their own terms in the back hills of rural Georgia, today, February 23. As an ongoing advocate for the theater as an essential cultural force, The Public has also announced a variety of Talk Backs, Audience Conversations, and Speaker Series discussions focusing on the larger themes of Southern Comfort. (more...)

Public Theater's Mobile Unit to Bring ROMEO & JULIET to New York's BoroughsPublic Theater's Mobile Unit to Bring ROMEO & JULIET to New York's Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this March with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Lear deBessonet. As part of Artistic Director Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season, the free Mobile Unit tour (March 18 - April 9) will bring Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community venues. Following the free tour, ROMEO & JULIET will have a sit-down run at The Public Theater from Monday, April 11 through Sunday, May 1, with an official press opening on Friday, April 15. (more...)

The Public Slates Talk Backs, Speakers and More for New Musical SOUTHERN COMFORTThe Public Slates Talk Backs, Speakers and More for New Musical SOUTHERN COMFORT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin previews for the new musical Southern Comfort, the true story of a group of transgender friends living life on their own terms in the back hills of rural Georgia, on Tuesday, February 23. As an ongoing advocate for the theater as an essential cultural force, The Public has also announced a variety of Talk Backs, Audience Conversations, and Speaker Series discussions focusing on the larger themes of Southern Comfort. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of the Mobile Shakespeare Unit's COMEDY OF ERRORSPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of the Mobile Shakespeare Unit's COMEDY OF ERRORS
by Reilly Hickey - Nov 6, 2015

The Public Theater officially opened the Mobile Shakespeare Unit's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS on Thursday, November 5. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, the sit-down run of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS follows a three-week tour to the five boroughs, bringing free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. The Shakespeare comedy began previews at The Public Theater November 1 and will run through Sunday, November 22. (more...)

BWW Interview: Flor De Liz Perez on the Beauty of The Mobile Shakespeare UnitBWW Interview: Flor De Liz Perez on the Beauty of The Mobile Shakespeare Unit
by Reilly Hickey - Nov 4, 2015

Flor De Liz Perez, currently playing Luciana in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, spoke with Broadwayworld about this Mobile Unit production and how 'beautiful' it is to reach the non-conventional theatre audience. (more...)

The Public Sets Free Mobile Shakespeare Unit Tour CastThe Public Sets Free Mobile Shakespeare Unit Tour Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE SHAKESPEARE UNIT again this October with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah. The free Mobile Unit tour (October 9-29) will bring free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community venues, including stops at our Public Works community partner venues: Brownsville Recreation Center in Brooklyn and DreamYard Project in the Bronx. Following the Mobile tour, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS will have a sit-down run at The Public Theater from Sunday, November 1 to Sunday, November 22, with an official press opening on Thursday, November 5. (more...)

LaChiusa's 'FIRST LADY' Follow-Up with Mary Testa and Rachel Bay Jones, THE ODYSSEY Musical Adaptation & More Set for The Public's 2015-16 SeasonLaChiusa's 'FIRST LADY' Follow-Up with Mary Testa and Rachel Bay Jones, THE ODYSSEY Musical Adaptation & More Set for The Public's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's 2015-16 season, continuing the theater's six-decade tradition of producing theater that is accessible to all. (more...)

Public Theater's Mobile Shakespeare Unit to Tour MACBETHPublic Theater's Mobile Shakespeare Unit to Tour MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

The Public Theater announced today that it will continue its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts by expanding its MOBILE SHAKESPEARE UNIT to include a spring touring production of MACBETH to the five boroughs. Directed by Edward Torres, the free Mobile Unit tour (April 24 - May 14) will bring free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting prisons, homeless shelters, and other community venues, including stops at our Public Works community partner venues: Brownsville Recreation Center in Brooklyn, Fortune Society in Queens and DreamYard Project in the Bronx. Following the three-week tour, MACBETH will have a limited sit-down run at The Public Theater from May 17 through June 7, with an official press opening on Wednesday, May 20. The Mobile Shakespeare Unit toured Pericles last fall. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins TonightCherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Cherry Lane Theatre announced the 2015 line-up today for the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project's 17th season, the corner stone of Cherry Lane Theatre's development programs. (more...)

Public Theater's Free Mobile Shakespeare Will Tour PERICLES Throughout the BoroughsPublic Theater's Free Mobile Shakespeare Will Tour PERICLES Throughout the Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE SHAKESPEARE UNIT again this October with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE, directed by Rob Melrose. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre's 2014 Mentor Project Concludes Now thru 4/12 With Lina Patel's RAGGED CLAWSCherry Lane Theatre's 2014 Mentor Project Concludes Now thru 4/12 With Lina Patel's RAGGED CLAWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT for emerging playwrights concludes its 16th season with Lina Patel's new play RAGGED CLAWS, running at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village) from today, April 2 to 12. Jedadiah Schultz directs RAGGED CLAWS, and the Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang serves as Ms. Patel's Mentor Playwright. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre's 2014 Mentor Project to Conclude 4/2-12 With Lina Patel's RAGGED CLAWSCherry Lane Theatre's 2014 Mentor Project to Conclude 4/2-12 With Lina Patel's RAGGED CLAWS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT for emerging playwrights concludes its 16th season with Lina Patel's new play RAGGED CLAWS, running at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village) from April 2 to 12. Jedadiah Schultz directs RAGGED CLAWS, and the Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang serves as Ms. Patel's Mentor Playwright. (more...)

Cherry Lane's Mentor Project Continues Tonight with SONNETS ON TAPCherry Lane's Mentor Project Continues Tonight with SONNETS ON TAP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT for emerging playwrights continues its 16th season tonight, March 12 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village) with SONNETS ON TAP - an evening of Shakespeare sonnets performed to tap dancing - conceived and directed by Awoye Timpo. Mentored by Lisa Peterson, SONNETS ON TAP marks the very first Mentor Project directing mentorship. (more...)

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