The Players Club News

Photo Flash: First Look at Shattered Globe's THE WHALESHIP ESSEX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre launched its 24th season with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey, playing through October 11, 2014 at its resident home, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. (more...)

Fringe Encore Presents MOSES, THE AUTHOR, 9/26-10/05
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

MOSES, THE AUTHOR, a world premiere comedy by Andrew R. Heinze, has been chosen to be presented as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival ENCORE SERIES. The acclaimed comedy, directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Amy Wright, will play four additional performances at The Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) -- Friday, 9/26 at 7pm; Sunday, 9/28 at 3pm; Sunday, 10/5 @ 3pm; and Sunday, 10/5 at 7pm. (more...)

East Lynne to Host WITHIN THE LAW Post-Show Q&A, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

For those who didn't have the opportunity to meet the cast of the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's "Within the Law" at the opening night after-show party at Aleathea's Restaurant on September 17th, another chance is to be had on Friday, September 26 at an after-show Q&A. It's a wonderful opportunity for patrons to ask such questions as "why do they do what they do?" and "how does one find these scripts?" (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Shattered Globe's THE WHALESHIP ESSEX, Now Playing Through 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre launches its 24th season with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey, playing through October 11, 2014 at its resident home, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press performance is Wednesday, September 3 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore to Open Season with Musical Cabaret, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Tickets are $10, available at the door. The event will be held in The Players Club's Second Stage space which is not handicapped-accessible. For directions to the theater call 610-328-4271 or visit www.pcstheater.org. (more...)

Shattered Globe's THE WHALESHIP ESSEX to Run 8/28-10/11 at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to launch its 24th season with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey, playing August 28 - October 11, 2014 at its resident home, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press performance is Wednesday, September 3 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew R. Heinze's MOSES, THE AUTHOR to Play FringeNYC, 8/10-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

MOSES, THE AUTHOR, a world premiere comedy by Andrew R. Heinze, will be presented as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC, held this year from August 8th - 24th. Directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Amy Wright,MOSES, THE AUTHOR will play five performances at 'Fringe Venue #17,' The Players Theatre (115 MacDougal) - on Sunday, 8/10 at 2:15pm; Wednesday, 8/13 at 9:45pm; Sat, 8/20 at 2pm; Thursday, 8/21 at 9pm; and Saturday, 8/23 at 9:15pm. Tickets for FringeNYC productions are $18 and are on sale now. For information/tickets to all FringeNYC productions, visit www.FringeNYC.org or call 866-468-7619. (more...)

Shattered Globe's THE WHALESHIP ESSEX to Run 8/29-10/11 at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre will launch its 24th season with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey, playing August 29 - October 11, 2014 at its resident home, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press performance is Wednesday, September 3 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

MOSES, THE AUTHOR to Play FringeNYC, 8/8-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

MOSES, THE AUTHOR, a world premiere comedy by Andrew R. Heinze, will be presented as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC, held this year from August 8th - 24th. Directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Amy Wright, MOSES, THE AUTHOR will play five performances at 'Fringe Venue #17,' The Players Theatre (115 MacDougal) - on Sunday, 8/10 at 2:15pm; Wednesday, 8/13 at 9:45pm; Sat, 8/20 at 2pm; Thursday, 8/21 at 9pm; and Saturday, 8/23 at 9:15pm. Tickets for FringeNYC productions are $18 and are on sale now. For information/tickets to all FringeNYC productions, visit www.FringeNYC.org or call 866-468-7619. (more...)

Shattered Globe Theatre's 2014-15 Season to Feature THE WHALESHIP ESSEX & THE ROSE TATTOO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to announce the first two productions in its 24th Season, launching this fall with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey. In the winter, Shattered Globe mounts Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning comedy/drama THE ROSE TATTOO, directed by Greg Vinkler. The final production of the 2014-15 Season (spring 2015) will be announced shortly. (more...)

'Music at the Mansion' Monthly Concert Series to Continue 6/22 at Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, 'Music at the Mansion', on Sunday, June 22, at 3pm. Performers include Eric Yves Garcia, 4th Wall Theatre and Carole J. Bufford. The featured performer in the 'Young Musician Moment' will be Samy Cordero. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence Presented to Fathom Entertainment and BroadwayWorld.com
by Walter McBride - May 30, 2014

On Monday evening, BroadwayWorld.com was proud to watch its CEO and Founder, Robert Diamond, receive the 2014 Theatre Museum Award for Excellence in Arts Education. That same evening, Fathom Entertainment received an award for Excellence in Theatre History Preservation, which was presented to their new CEO, John Rubey. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld.com and Fathom Events Honored at The Theatre Museum Awards - Cocktail Party
by Walter McBride - May 28, 2014

The Theatre Museum awarded its 2014 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence at The Players Club, on Tuesday May 27, 2014. The mission of The Theatre Museum is to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the legacy of the theatre. It is the first and only chartered non profit museum dedicated to the history of Theatre. Since 1995 The Awards for Excellence have recognized individuals and organizations for their contribution to theater arts, education, theater history and preservation. (more...)

Mississippi Mud Productions Presents and This American Blonde Actress Announce Cast of Tennessee Williams' VIEUX CARRE
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Mississippi Mud Productions and This American Blonde Actress announce full cast and talkbacks with director Jen Danby and cast of Tennessee Williams' Vieux Carre in Hell's Kitchen. Tickets on sale online at http://mudvieuxcarre.brownpapertickets.com - $18 General Admission, $15 Student/Senior. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore Concludes Season with Cabaret Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Second Stage at The Players Club of Swarthmore concludes its season with a musical cabaret tonight, May 17th hosted by Michael Steven Schultz of Swarthmore. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore Concludes Season with Cabaret, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

Second Stage at The Players Club of Swarthmore concludes its season with a musical cabaret on Saturday, May 17th hosted by Michael Steven Schultz of Swarthmore. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com and Fathom Events to Be Honored at The 2014 Theatre Museum Awards For Excellence
by BWW Special Coverage - May 02, 2014

The Theatre Museum has announced the honorees for the 2014 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence. The mission of The Theatre Museum is to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the legacy of the theatre. It is the first and only chartered non profit museum dedicated to the history of Theatre. Since 1995 The Awards for Excellence have recognized individuals and organizations for their contribution to theater arts, education, theater history and preservation. The 2014 Theatre Museum Awards will take place on Tuesday, May 27th at 6PMat The Players Club 16 Gramercy Park, NYC. (more...)

Catherine Russell, Bria Skonberg's Brass Kicker and More Set for New York Hot Jazz Festival at The Players Club, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

THE 2nd ANNUAL NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL is set for The Players Club - 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan on Sunday, May 18 - 1:00pm to 1:00am. (more...)

Tickets on Sale thru July 2014 for SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE: THE BROTHERS BOOTH at The Players Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Stageworks Media presents Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Brothers Booth -- an immersive, time-traveling theatrical experience created by Cynthia von Buhler and directed by Wes Grantom (Eager to Lose at Ars Nova). Ms. von Buhler's Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning has, over the past two years, become one of the city's most unique, interactive, and surreal theatrical experiences. Once again, Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Brothers Booth brings Ms. von Buhler's unique brand of historic fiction investigation to the legends of John Wilkes and Edwin Booth. Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Brothers Booth is performed monthly on Saturday evenings (usually the first Saturday of the month) at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South). (more...)

Blake Daniel Joins Justin Vivian Bond in THE CLOCK OF THE LOCK at Players Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening) will join the cast of Justin Sayre's Play, The Click of the Lock. Daniel joins the cast already featuring Tony Nominated Downtown Performer Justin Vivian Bond, Zachary Booth (Damages, Keep the Lights On), Rob Maitner (Urinetown, NY Fringe Festival; Bistro Award for Fairy Tales at the WPA Theater), Brian Barefoot, Jax Jackson, Grant Chapman & Chris Tyler. The reading will be held at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan) at 8:00 PM, with a cocktail reception starting at 7pm. The play is the second production in The Players playwright development series. To reserve a seat, please contact clickofthelock@gmail.com (more...)

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