The Directors Company News

Original A CHORUS LINE Star Mitzi Hamilton Directs and Choreographs at Surflight Theatre, Now thru 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Michael Bennett's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, will direct and choreograph the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, tonight, August 27-September 14. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Joe Lisi, Jonny Orsini & More to Star in Directors Company's ALMOST HOME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The Directors Company has announced casting for the world premiere of Walter Anderson's play ALMOST HOME, directed by Michael Parva. ALMOST HOME will star Joe Lisi, James McCaffrey, Jonny Orsini, Brenda Pressley and Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba. (more...)

Original A CHORUS LINE Star Mitzi Hamilton to Direct & and Choreograph at Surflight Theatre, Running 8/27-9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Michael Bennett's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, will direct and choreograph the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, August 27-September 14. (more...)

Directors Company to Present Walter Anderson's ALMOST HOME at Acorn Theatre, Begin. 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

The Directors Company will present the world premiere of Walter Anderson's debut play ALMOST HOME, beginning preview performances at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street) on Friday, September 12, 2014. Directed by Callaway Award nominee Michael Parva, ALMOST HOME will open Thursday, September 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 12, 2014. Tickets are currently on sale at Telecharge.com. Casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Photo Flash: More Photos from Bay Street Theater's TRAVESTIES Released, Now Through 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce that the Tony award-winning comedy TRAVESTIES, by Tom Stoppard, is now on stage through July 20. The production is directed by Gregory Boyd. Tickets can be purchased online now at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500, 11 am to Showtime. For more information about Bay Street Theater log on to www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Dominique Fishback Presents SUBVERTED, 7/2-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

'Subverted is an explosive solo show by Dominque Fishback, a talented and dynamic new voice on the theatre scene.' -Lynn Nottage (more...)

The 23rd Annual HOT!, NYC Celebration of Queer Culture to Play Dixon Place, 7/5-8/2
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Artistic Director) presents the 23rd Annual HOT!, the NYC Celebration of Queer Culture. The world's longest-running LGBTQ Performance Festival, HOT! offers theater, music, dance, puppetry, performance art and homoeroticism for the whole family! HOT! is the pioneering festival of queer performance and culture - and the oldest annual festival of its kind in the world. Dixon Place is proud the HOT! serves as the model for other queer festivals across the globe and has become a performance destination for emerging talent in the LGBTQ community. This year's HOT!, featuring hundreds of participating artists presenting their newest creations, will run July 5th through August 2nd at Dixon Place, located at 161A Chrystie Street in New York City. (more...)

Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi and Mamie Parris Star in Musical Reading of ELIOT NESS... Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Directors Company in association with Chase Miskin will present a musical reading of 'ELIOT NESS...' book by Peter Ullian, music and lyrics by Robert Lindsey-Nassif, original co-adaptation by Nick Corley, musical direction by Adam Souza and directed by Michael Parva today, April 8, 2014 at 3:00pm and Thursday, April 10 at 12:00pm and 3:00pm. The reading is being presented at New 42nd Street Studios. (more...)

Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi and Mamie Parris to Star in Musical Reading of ELIOT NESS..., 4/8 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi, Mamie Parris will be the principal players in The Directors Company musical reading of 'ELIOT NESS...' with Monley featured in the title role. (more...)

J.Stephen Brantley's CHICKEN-FRIED CICCONE Comes to FRIGID New York, Now thru 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

FRIGID New York presents A Hard Sparks production: CHICKEN-FRIED CICCONE: A TWANGY TRUE TALE OF TRANSFORMATION, written and performed by J.Stephen Brantley and directed by David Drake. The show will run tonight, February 20th - March 3rd, 2014. (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

J.Stephen Brantley's CHICKEN-FRIED CICCONE Comes to FRIGID New York, 2/20-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014

FRIGID New York presents A Hard Sparks production: CHICKEN-FRIED CICCONE: A TWANGY TRUE TALE OF TRANSFORMATION, written and performed by J.Stephen Brantley and directed by David Drake. The show will run February 20th - March 3rd, 2014. (more...)

RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at The Directors Company's JERICHO at 59E59
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2013

JERICHO59E59 Theaters welcomes the return of The Directors Company with the New York premiere of JERICHO, written by Jack Canfora and directed by Evan Bergman. JERICHO began performances on Friday, October 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 3, 2013. Click below for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

Playwrights for Pets Presents The Money Tree November 3-4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

The next Playwrights for Pets event is The Money Tree, written by Edward Musto and directed by Judd Silverman. There will be two readings of this timely and entertaining play: Sunday, November 3 at 3 pm and Monday, November 4 at 7 pm. Running time is approximately 90 minutes. (more...)

THE RECOMMENDATION Extended Through 10/7 at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Due to critical acclaim The Flea Theater has announced a limited extension through October 7th. This play about friendship, class and where loyalty has its limits is directed by Flea Resident Director Kel Haney and features members of The Bats. Previews began August 23 with closing originally slated for September 22. (more...)

Jill Eikenberry to Lead in Jack Canfora's JERICHO at 59E59 Theaters, Begin 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2013

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes the return of The Directors Company with the New York premiere of JERICHO, written by Jack Canfora and directed by Evan Bergman. JERICHO begins performances on Friday, October 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 3. Press opening is Thursday, October 10 at 7:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM. Please note, there are no performances on Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. (more...)

The Flea to Premiere Jonathan Caren's THE RECOMMENDATION, Begin. 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2013

The Flea Theater is proud to announce the New York Premiere of Jonathan Caren's THE RECOMMENDATION. This play about friendship, class and where loyalty has its limits will be directed by Flea Resident Director Kel Haney and feature members of The Bats. Previews begin August 23 with opening slated for September 6. Says Producing Director Carol Ostrow, "we are thrilled to open our fall season with a play that speaks to our times and shows off the talents and diversity of our company." (more...)

ERIC ARGYLE, JERICHO, TWO POINT OH & More Round Out 59E59 Theaters' Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is proud to announce the line-up of shows for the Fall 2013 Season. All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYMF Celebrates 2013 Awards for Excellence, Closing Night
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced the winners of the NYMF 2013 Awards for Excellence and celebrated its closing night yesterday, July 28, 2013. Scroll down for photos of the winners and the closing festivities! (more...)

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