Suzanne Agins News

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's PubJasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 23 - December 4, 2016. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Hangar Theatre Announces Michael Barakiva as its New Artistic DirectorHangar Theatre Announces Michael Barakiva as its New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

After a nationwide search, the Hangar Theatre announces the appointment of Michael Barakiva as Artistic Director. His tenure will begin immediately as he transitions from Interim to full-time Artistic Director. Michael will be the Hangar's first full-time, in residence Artistic Director. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces 2016 ESPA Drills Play SelectionsPrimary Stages Announces 2016 ESPA Drills Play Selections
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Primary Stages announced today the selections for the 7th Annual ESPA Drills, a developmental play program that provides staged readings to four playwrights selected by blind submission, for scripts developed at Primary Stages ESPA. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 6-12, Featuring Andrew Rannells, Tom Wopat, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 6-12, Featuring Andrew Rannells, Tom Wopat, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jun 5, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella with Andrew Rannells, James Lecesne, and Rachel Bay Jones; Tom Wopat at The Metropolitan Room; Kurt Weill on Broadway with Mary Testa and Friends; Victoria Cook at 54 Below; Women in the World of Sondheim: Katie Welsh and Emily Whitaker. (more...)

Charles Busch, BROADWAY TRIVIA NIGHT & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekCharles Busch, BROADWAY TRIVIA NIGHT & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Cast Announced for Hangar Theatre's Summer 2016 SeasonCast Announced for Hangar Theatre's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

The Hangar Theatre's 42nd Summer Season starts June 16 with a lineup of thrilling plays and musicals, offering something for everyone. The Hangar's summer season runs through August 13 and includes four professional productions in the Mainstage Season, five shows for young audiences in the KIDDSTUFF Season, and four late night and free productions in the Wedge Series. (more...)

Charles Busch, Lorna Luft & More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below in JuneCharles Busch, Lorna Luft & More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below in June
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

This June, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

WOMEN IN THE WORLD OF SONDHEIM with Katie Welsh & Emily Whitaker Set for Feinstein's/54 Below, 6/10WOMEN IN THE WORLD OF SONDHEIM with Katie Welsh & Emily Whitaker Set for Feinstein's/54 Below, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents singer Katie Welsh and pianist Emily Whitaker in Women in the World of Sondheim on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

The Civilians' LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU Set for Joe's Pub TonightThe Civilians' LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU Set for Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

The Civilians (Steve Cosson, Artistic Director), the award-winning New York-based theater company, presents Let Me Ascertain You: War on Christmas tonight, December 8, 2015, at Joe's Pub. Curated by current Civilians R&D Group members Suzanne Agins and Benjamin Kamine with the support of the Civilians Field Research Team, Let Me Ascertain You: War On Christmas is a one- night-only performance, giving voice to diverse cultural and religious minorities in America focusing on their experiences with the commercialization of Christmas. The evening will feature original songs written by established and emerging musical theater talents, created from the company's interviews with real people. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Mamie Gummer, CMA Songwriters and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This MonthLaura Benanti, Mamie Gummer, CMA Songwriters and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced a fresh slate of shows for the holiday season, starting today, December 2! (more...)

Laura Benanti, Mamie Gummer, CMA Songwriters and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This DecLaura Benanti, Mamie Gummer, CMA Songwriters and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced a fresh slate of shows for the holiday season, starting December 2-13!  (more...)

Mamie Gummer, The Skivvies and More Get Spirited at Joe's Pub for the HolidaysMamie Gummer, The Skivvies and More Get Spirited at Joe's Pub for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its Holiday 2015 lineup. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

The Civilians' LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU Set for Joe's Pub, 12/8The Civilians' LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU Set for Joe's Pub, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

The Civilians (Steve Cosson, Artistic Director), the award-winning New York-based theater company, presents Let Me Ascertain You: War on Christmas on December 8, 2015, at Joe's Pub. Curated by current Civilians R&D Group members Suzanne Agins and Benjamin Kamine with the support of the Civilians Field Research Team, Let Me Ascertain You: War On Christmas is a one- night-only performance, giving voice to diverse cultural and religious minorities in America focusing on their experiences with the commercialization of Christmas. The evening will feature original songs written by established and emerging musical theater talents, created from the company's interviews with real people. (more...)

Mamie Gummer, The Skivvies and More Get Spirited at Joe's Pub for the HolidaysMamie Gummer, The Skivvies and More Get Spirited at Joe's Pub for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its Holiday 2015 lineup. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

The Civilians Welcome 2015-16 Research & Development GroupThe Civilians Welcome 2015-16 Research & Development Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

The Civilians (Steve Cosson, Artistic Director), the Obie award-winning theatre company, announces the members of its 2015-16 Research and Development (R&D) Group, comprised of writers, composers, and directors who are creating new works of investigative theater. (more...)

Cast, Creative Teams Set for Next Week's ESPA Drills Reading SeriesCast, Creative Teams Set for Next Week's ESPA Drills Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts has announced the casts, creative teams and performance schedule for the annual ESPA Drills Reading Series on August 24 and 25. Now in its sixth year, ESPA Drills is the annual new play development program providing staged readings to four playwrights. The plays are workshopped under the guidance of the ESPA staff and will be presented before an audience of industry peers Off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street. (more...)

Navigators Theater Company's Lift-Off New Play Series to Feature Works by Honorable Mention Writers from Kilroys ListNavigators Theater Company's Lift-Off New Play Series to Feature Works by Honorable Mention Writers from Kilroys List
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The Navigators Theater Company has announced that The Lift-Off New Play Series will feature the work of two playwrights from The Kilroys' Honorable Mentions 2015. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: 14 Hours at the National Theater InstituteBWW Exclusive: 14 Hours at the National Theater Institute
by National Theater Institute - Nov 10, 2014

Today, Risk Again! takes a look at that 'singular schedule' in the photo gallery below! Last Tuesday at NTI featured 19 classes and 11 faculty members, all master teachers or industry professionals, who come to the O'Neill every week and share their talents with the students of the NTI Semester, NTI-Advanced Directing, and National Music Theater Institute. (more...)

Works by Neil LaBute, Israel Horovitz & More Set for ONE MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL at Primary Stages, 4/2Works by Neil LaBute, Israel Horovitz & More Set for ONE MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL at Primary Stages, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The 8th Annual One-Minute Play Festival will take place Wednesday, April 2, 2014 for two performances only, at 6PM and 9PM at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Primary Stages continue their dynamic partnership with a portion of the event's proceeds benefitting Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA). (more...)

Kean's Department of Theatre to Stage IN THE HEIGHTS, Begin. 2/21Kean's Department of Theatre to Stage IN THE HEIGHTS, Begin. 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Imagine Washington Heights, a tight-knit New York community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. During its acclaimed Broadway run, In the Heights quickly became an audience phenomenon and a critical success, winning 5 Tony Awards. Conceived and with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights is an authentic and exhilarating journey into one of Manhattan's most vibrant communities. Find out what it takes to make a living, what it costs to have a dream, and what it means to be home... In the Heights. (more...)

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