The Players Club News

Photo Flash: Greg Hildreth, Dave Malloy & More Celebrate SPACE on Ryder Farm at 2017 Kick-Off PartyPhoto Flash: Greg Hildreth, Dave Malloy & More Celebrate SPACE on Ryder Farm at 2017 Kick-Off Party
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

SPACE on Ryder Farm, the non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 200 year-old working organic farm in Brewster, New York announced its 2017 season for The Working Farm, Family Residency, Creative Solutions Symposium and Artistic Residency programs at The Players Club. In attendance were Greg Hildreth, Vella Lovell, and Colby Minifie, as well as 2017 SPACE residents Dave Malloy, Eliza Bent, and Cusi Cram. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond and More Sign on for THE MEETING*'s Final Shows at Joe's PubJustin Vivian Bond and More Sign on for THE MEETING*'s Final Shows at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will conclude its acclaimed eight year run this Sunday, May 14 with two performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Workshop presents BYE BYE BIRDIE 5/26- 6/4Young People's Theatre Workshop presents BYE BYE BIRDIE 5/26- 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Young People's Theatre Workshop (YPTW) presents the hip-swiveling, rock 'n roll musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie, on stage at the Players Club of Swarthmore May 26 to June 4. The Bye Bye Birdie cast includes more than 60 student thespians from the Philadelphia area, ages 8-18. Show dates are May 26, 27, 30, June 1 and 3 at 7:30 p.m., May 29 at 6 p.m. and May 28 and June 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and all seats are reserved. Call 610-558-0988 to reserve tickets. (more...)

Justin Sayre's THE MEETING* to Livestream Final Shows from Joe's PubJustin Sayre's THE MEETING* to Livestream Final Shows from Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will conclude its acclaimed eight year run this Sunday, May 14 with two performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History in association with New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to present a limited run engagement of STAGE STRUCK: Reclaiming the History of Women in Theatre written and performed by Paula Ewin*, Ginger Grace*, Mari Lyn Henry, Judy Rosenblatt*, and Sandhi Santini. Additional text is by Melody Brooks. The production runs May 19-22, 2017 at New Perspectives Studio, 458 W 37th Street (more...)

Justin Sayre's Solo Play 'THE LAMENTABLE TALE OF A DOG' to Debut in High Line's 'Out of Line' SeriesJustin Sayre's Solo Play 'THE LAMENTABLE TALE OF A DOG' to Debut in High Line's 'Out of Line' Series
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Lamentable Tale of a Dog; as told by Beppo, formerly of the Castaglioni company of Padua - the new and timely solo work by outrageous writer/performer Justin Sayre - will debut on Thursday, May 18 at 9:00 PM as part of the High Line "Out of Line" event series. (more...)

Nightcap Cabaret and The Players Club of Swarthmore present THE GIRLS ARE BACK IN TOWNNightcap Cabaret and The Players Club of Swarthmore present THE GIRLS ARE BACK IN TOWN
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Nightcap Cabaret and The Players Club of Swarthmore bring together three powerhouse divas for a cabaret of aspirations and realizations. These women from the suburbs each set forth on a journey of exploration is 3 different major cities of the US. Successful in each city, the reality of Philadelphia life loomed over them. (more...)

New Episode of  SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Features 'Drag Race' Winner Jinkx MonsoonNew Episode of SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Features 'Drag Race' Winner Jinkx Monsoon
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE – the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites – has posted its new episode, which features an interview with 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 5 winner JINKX MONSOON. (more...)

Julia Murney, Cole Escola, Molly Pope and More to Honor Patti LuPone at THE MEETING* This WeekendJulia Murney, Cole Escola, Molly Pope and More to Honor Patti LuPone at THE MEETING* This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, April 23 with a celebration of Broadway legend Patti LuPone at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

MOMS IN FILM AWARDS Honor Special Guests Tomorrow Evening at the Player's ClubMOMS IN FILM AWARDS Honor Special Guests Tomorrow Evening at the Player's Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Moms-in-Film, an organization founded to energize the careers of mothers in film and television by providing community, funding and advocacy, is celebrating its one-year anniversary at The Players on April 18, 2017 at 7pm. The Bi-coastal organization is honoring filmmaker (and mother) Marielle Heller, whose upcoming film CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME stars Melissa McCarthy. Entertainment will include songs from rising Broadway star Kat Cunning and special remarks from Emily Bergl (SHAMELESS, SOUTHLAND, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES), David Paterson (BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA) and Ana Asensio (SXSW jury award winner: MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND).  (more...)

THE MEETING* to Honor Broadway Legend Patti LuPone This MonthTHE MEETING* to Honor Broadway Legend Patti LuPone This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, April 23 with a celebration of Broadway legend Patti LuPone at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

THE FULL MONTY to Strut Onstage at Players Club of SwarthmoreTHE FULL MONTY to Strut Onstage at Players Club of Swarthmore
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore closes its 2016-17 season with the raucous, blue collar, musical comedy The Full Monty April 21-May 6, for ten performances at 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Appears on Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE PodcastGabrielle Stravelli Appears on Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with the acclaimed jazz/pop vocalist and songwriter GABRIELLE STRAVELLI. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dutch Treat Club Hosts New York Times Columnist Gail Collins & Vocalist Richard MalavetPhoto Coverage: Dutch Treat Club Hosts New York Times Columnist Gail Collins & Vocalist Richard Malavet
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 28, 2017

Since 1905 the Dutch Treat Club a social club of writers, artists, illustrators, publishers, and performers have had the rich, famous, and talented appear at their Tuesday Luncheons. Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammersteinll, Walter Cronkite, Jose Ferrer, Lowell Thomas Edward R. Murrow, and quite a few of U.S. Presidents have been members. This Tuesday the club met at The Players Club in Gramercy Square to hear a talk by The New York Times Columnist Gail Collins and American Songbook Standards sung by Richard Malavet. Ray Errol Fox president of the club greeted the members and introduced Ms. Collins, and Karen Oberlin introduced Mr. Malavet. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of BIRTH AND AFTER BIRTH at the Players Club of SwarthmorePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of BIRTH AND AFTER BIRTH at the Players Club of Swarthmore
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Birth and After Birth by Tina Howe, directed by George Mulford of Swarthmore, on the Raymond W. Smith stage. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Randy Harrison, Lady Rizo and Nathan Lee Graham to Honor Velvet Underground at THE MEETING*Randy Harrison, Lady Rizo and Nathan Lee Graham to Honor Velvet Underground at THE MEETING*
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, March 19 with a celebration of the legendary rock band Velvet Underground at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes, Telly Leung & More Sings For The Oscar Hammerstein MuseumPhoto Coverage: Laura Osnes, Telly Leung & More Sings For The Oscar Hammerstein Museum
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 14, 2017

Broadway sang at The Players Club last night for the Benefit of The Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

THE MEETING Will Honor The Velvet Underground at Joe's Pub 3/19THE MEETING Will Honor The Velvet Underground at Joe's Pub 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, March 19 with a celebration of the legendary rock band Velvet Underground at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. The Meeting*, the acclaimed comedy/variety show known for its audacious humor, trailblazing political discourse and button-pushing cultural exploration, will come to an end at the conclusion of the season in May 2017. Special guests will be announced soon. Tracy Stark, who leads a four piece band, serves as the evening's music director. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore Presents THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES 3/1717-4/1Players Club of Swarthmore Presents THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES 3/1717-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents the dark comedy The House of Blue Leaves March 17-April 1, for ten performances at 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore. Written by John Guare (Six Degrees of Separation) and directed by Ruth Wells Fischer, The House of Blue Leaves, about America's obsession with celebrity, is devastatingly hilarious and never timelier than in our age of reality TV. Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org (more...)

Breaking Out of the Institution Is More Important Than Fitting in in CREEDMORIA FilmBreaking Out of the Institution Is More Important Than Fitting in in CREEDMORIA Film
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Bubbling over with a much-needed dose of optimism is Creedmoria, director Alicia Slimmer's feature debut based loosely on her experiences growing up in 1980s-era Queens, New York, in the shadow of the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center. (more...)

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