The New Group News

YO SOY EL ARTISTA's Second Round of Auditions Air this Weekend
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The second round of Auditions on Telemundo's new mega-reality competition, “Yo Soy El Artista” (I Am the Artist), brings more drama, emotion and heartfelt stories, this Sunday, September 21 at 8pm/7c. (more...)

New York Theatre Barn to Present Pre-Premiere of MARRY ME and SEAWIFE, Sept 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

On September 22nd, you have one chance to see a New York Theatre Barn (The Barn) exclusive Pre-Premiere* of the new musicals, MARRY ME and SEAWIFE at the Daryl Roth Theatre's D-Lounge at 7:30 pm. MARRY ME's book is by Mark Beau de Silva, with lyrics by EllaRose Chary and music by Onn San. SEAWIFE is created by New York City based indie-folk band The Lobbyists in collaboration with Seth Moore and director Liz Carlson. (more...)

Seven Actresses Up for Female Lead in TRUE DETECTIVE Season Two
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Elisabeth Moss and Rachel McAdams, who were reportedly in the running earlier this summer, also remain in the mix. (more...)

Seriously Capable, Surprisingly Compact: Packing Pro Features And FX-format Image Quality, The Nikon D750 Is The Full-Frame D-SLR That's Been Worth Waiting For
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today, Nikon Inc. announced the D750, the D-SLR that provides adept enthusiasts with the powerful combination of pro-caliber photo and video features with FX-format image quality. The new D750 represents a leap forward for this camera segment, inheriting some of the best elements from Nikon's revered full-frame professional cameras, with new and refined features aimed at sparking creativity and sharing with built-in Wi-Fi. Additionally, Nikon has also announced the SB-500, a versatile yet compact multimedia Speedlight, and Nikon's fastest ultra wide-angle lens yet, the new AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED. These new products easily supplement a professional's kit, while making it more appealing than ever for enthusiasts to discover the intense and immersive image quality that only an FX-format sensor can offer. (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The world premiere of Jordan Harrison's 'Marjorie Prime' will open September 21, 2014, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Obie Award-winner Les Waters, the profound and engaging new play begins previews tonight, September 10 at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Performances continue through October 19, 2014. (more...)

TCG Announces SPARK Leadership Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the ten participants in the SPARK Leadership Program, one of the programs in TCG's Leading the Charge: Diversity & Inclusion Initiative, SPARK will create a more diverse theatre landscape by supporting the professional development of exceptional rising leaders of color who aim to take on executive leadership positions in artistic, management or producing roles at U.S. not-for-profit theatres. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Gets a New Princess- Meet the Latest Company of CINDERELLA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 06, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers +Hammerstein's Cinderella will soon welcome film and television star Keke Palmer as Cinderella, Emmy Winner Sherri Shepherd as her wicked stepmother Madame, and Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning actress Judy Kaye as Cinderella's Fairy Godmother - beginning September 12 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) in New York City. The new cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with The New Group of stars. Check out what they had to say about filling the glass slippers below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Abrahamse & Meyer's ONE ARM a Winning Adaptation of Tennessee Williams Short Story
by David Fick - Sep 06, 2014

Abrahamse & Meyer Productions are back at the Artscape Arena with ONE ARM, the company's latest exploration of the work of Tennessee Williams and the first of which is a new adaptation of a non-theatrical work by the iconic playwright and author. (more...)

Tickets to The New Group's STICKS AND BONES Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Tickets are on sale beginning September 4 for David Rabe's Sticks and Bones, the production launching The New Group's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer and Raviv Ullman. Previews begin Tuesday, October 21 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, November 6. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Harold Clurman Lab to Premiere Dennis Staroselsky's JUST ABOUT CURED, 9/6-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the professional wing of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, is proud to present the world premiere of Just About Cured by Dennis Staroselsky. Directed by Ian Morgan, Just About Cured will play from September 6 through 18. The cast includes Kate Marie Frank, Marc Menchaca, Marie Polizzano*, Theo Stockman* and John Wodja*. (*Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. This is an Actors' Equity Approved Showcase.) The Lab Theater's recent work includes the off-Broadway run of Israel Horovitz's Lebensraum and, in Los Angeles, the Ovation-nominated run of Long Way Go Down by Zayd Dohrn. (more...)

HOAXOCAUST! Joins FringeNYC's Encores Series; Runs at Baruch, 9/11-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Questing Beast Productions is proud to present the 2014 FringeNYC Encores performances of HOAXOCAUST!, written and performed by Barry Levey, directed by Jeremy Gold Kronenberg (Caroline, or Change - NYIT Award Outstanding Production of a Musical Nominee). HOAXOCAUST! Winner of this year's 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award. (more...)

Jane Houdyshell, Rosie Perez, Jerry Adler and More to Join Larry David in Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK; Spring Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Tickets go on sale today for FISH IN THE DARK, the new comedy starring and written by Larry David, the creator and star of HBO's 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and co-creator of 'Seinfeld.' FISH IN THE DARK, to be directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will mark Larry David's Broadway debut and will feature Jayne Houdyshell, Jake Cannavale, Jonny Orsini, Rosie Perez, and Jerry Adler. The production will begin previews Monday, February 2, and open on Thursday, March 5 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Shows - MOTOWN
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 24, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MOTOWN below! (more...)

Pipeline Theatre Company Announces Second Extension of Noir Comedy CLOWN BAR Thru 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Award-winning Pipeline Theatre Company announces a 2nd extension of its wildly popular and critically acclaimed production of CLOWN BAR by Adam Szymkowicz, with music & additional lyrics by Adam Overett. It is directed by Andrew Neisler. Performances will now run through September 27 at The Box. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014


The New Group's STICKS AND BONES with Holly Hunter & Bill Pullman, Sets Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The New Group has announced today complete production dates for David Rabe's Sticks and Bones, the first production in the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Previews begin Tuesday, October 21, in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, November 6. As announced earlier, Sticks and Bones, directed by Scott Elliott and featuring Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer and Raviv Ullman, will play a limited Off-Broadway engagement through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA below! (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the New Kids on Broadway- the Cast of THIS IS OUR YOUTH!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2014

THIS IS OUR YOUTH by Kenneth Lonergan is headed to Broadway this summer, guided by producerScott Rudin and directed by Anna D. Shapiro. It will open at the Cort Theatre on September 11 and will star Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. The cast met the press yesterday at the Cort Theatre, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to chat with the full company on the Broadway-bound play. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway-Bound THIS IS OUR YOUTH Company Poses for the Press at Cort Theatre
by Walter McBride - Aug 15, 2014

THIS IS OUR YOUTH by Kenneth Lonergan is headed to Broadway this summer, guided by producerScott Rudin and directed by Anna D. Shapiro. It will open at the Cort Theatre on September 11 and will star Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. The cast met the press yesterday, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to bring you photo coverage from the festivities! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin & the Cast of THIS IS OUR YOUTH Meet the Press
by Walter McBride - Aug 14, 2014

THIS IS OUR YOUTH by Kenneth Lonergan is headed to Broadway this summer, guided by producerScott Rudin and directed by Anna D. Shapiro. It will open at the Cort Theatre on September 11 and will star Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. The cast met the press just this morning, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to bring you photo coverage - check out a first look below! (more...)

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