Stephen Adly Guirgis News

Teatro Bravo to Stage THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, 5/30-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Teatro Bravo will present the Arizona Premiere of The Motherf**ker with the Hat, written by Stephen Adly Guirgis & directed by Anthony Runfola. (more...)

The Farm Theater Announces 2014 Training Camp
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The Farm Theater announces Training Camp 2014, a program that focuses on the development of pre-professional and early career theater artists. Training Camp will be held at Elmira College on August 4 through August 10. The Farm is seeking a diverse ensemble of sixteen theater artists to participate in this weeklong intensive, which will include classes in acting, writing, ensemble collaboration, and directing. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch One of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Performances - A MOST WANTED MAN
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The domestic trailer for director Anton Corbijn's adaptation of John le Carre's A MOST WANTED MAN has been released. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE MOTHER F**KER WITH THE HAT, Beg. Today at The Ringwald
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Best known for his searing plays The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and Jesus Hopped the A Train, Stephen Adly Guirgis' latest play, The Motherf**ker with the Hat, finally makes its Michigan debut. Seen on Broadway in 2011 in an acclaimed production that starred Chris Rock and Bobby Canavale, The Ringwald's production will play an exclusive 3 week run at the Ferndale theatre. Scroll down to meet the cast! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Portland (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE MOTHER F**KER WITH THE HAT at The Ringwald
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Best known for his searing plays The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and Jesus Hopped the A Train, Stephen Adly Guirgis' latest play, The Motherf**ker with the Hat, finally makes its Michigan debut. Seen on Broadway in 2011 in an acclaimed production that starred Chris Rock and Bobby Canavale, The Ringwald's production will play an exclusive 3 week run at the Ferndale theatre. Scroll down to meet the cast! (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works Audio Collection to Join Bloomsbury Publishing's Drama Online
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing, the UK's leading publisher of dramatic texts, is thrilled to announce that L.A. Theatre Works will be joining Drama Online with a new audio collection launching in January, 2015. The addition of 400+ audio files of recorded plays will add another dimension to the 1000+ play texts on the platform, allowing students to engage with the plays as performed as well as read. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Portland (more...)

The Ringwald to Present THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT, 3/28-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Best known for his searing plays The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and Jesus Hopped the A Train, Stephen Adly Guirgis' latest play, The Motherfucker with the Hat, finally makes its Michigan debut. Seen on Broadway in 2011 in an acclaimed production that starred Chris Rock and Bobby Canavale, The Ringwald's production will play an exclusive 3 week run at the Ferndale theatre. (more...)

Termination Productions to Present THE HEAD HUNTER at The Producers Club Theaters, 4/11-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

To bring a second life to an undiscovered gem, Termination Productions LLC will present 'The Head Hunter,' a dramatic encounter between a screenwriter and his mobster cousin, at The Producers Club Theaters April 11 to May 4, 2014. The play is written by Mark Borkowski, a New York-based playwright, screenwriter and actor who is now best known for playing Paul Sagorsky in the third and fourth seasons of HBO's Boardwalk Empire. Richard Hymes-Esposito (www.richardhymes.com) directs. It is the first revival of a horrific yet hilarious two-hander that Backstage (Elias Stimac) labeled 'one of the best plays of 2000' when it debuted that year. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE MOTHERF***ER WITH THE HAT Is a Brutally Romantic Comedy at Artists Rep
by Patrick Brassell - Mar 09, 2014

The plot boils down to whether Veronica cheated, and with whom, and whether she will ever stop abusing substances, and whether Jackie can manage to stay sober. (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 09, 2014

Broadway stars might boast the biggest fan-bases, but without their directors, the vehicle driving their talents could easily swerve off the tracks. Keeping the runaway train at bay are season's bold Broadway 'conductors'. Scroll down to learn more about this season's intrepid and imaginative leaders! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Autopsy Reveals Philip Seymour Hoffman Died From Toxic Mix of Drugs
by Movies News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that the New York City medical examiner's office has determined Philip Seymour Hoffman died from 'accidental acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine'. (more...)

Works by Halley Feiffer, Joshua Harmon, Michael West & Joe Tracz Set for MTC's Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The readings kick off Monday, March 24 and will be held on consecutive Mondays through April 7. The readings will take place at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). All readings are free and open to the public, but space is limited and RSVPs are required. To RSVP, visit https://www.formstack.com/forms/?1685583-1KMR9JvsKh or call (212) 399-3000 x 4163. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Mary Beth Peil & More Perform at Atlantic Theatre Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Last night Atlantic Theater Company presented their annual Gala at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street). Directed by Neil Pepe with musical direction by Matt Gallagher, Writers' Choice saluted Atlantic's iconic playwrights with an evening of unexpected songs. For this year's Gala, Atlantic asked alumni playwrights to choose a favorite song and a favorite musician to perform it. Writers' Choice featured special tributes to Annie Baker, Martha Clarke, Stephen Adly Guirgis, David Mamet, Conor McPherson, and Doug Wright from presenters and performers Jonathan Cake, Bridget Everett, John Gallagher Jr., Rick Holmes, Brian D'Arcy James, Gary Jules, John Kelly, Zosia Mamet, Julianne Nicholson, Laura Osnes, Michael Park, Mary Beth Peil and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. among others. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Phillip Seymour Hoffman's Friend David Bar Katz Uses Libel Suit Settlement to Create Foundation, Award in His Honor
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

When Phillip Seymour Hoffman's friend, playwright David Bar Katz, saw a story by The National Enquirer claiming he and Hoffman had been 'lovers who had freebased cocaine the night before his death, and said Mr. Katz claimed to have seen him using heroin many times', he immediately filed a libel suit. After two days, The Enquirer had withdrawn the article and apologized. But Katz's settlement included much more. (more...)

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