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Theatre, Dance & More on Tap for JACK's Winter/Spring 2016 SeasonTheatre, Dance & More on Tap for JACK's Winter/Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Clinton Hill cultural hub and OBIE award-winner JACK launches its winter/spring 2016 season with an a cappella opera set in Zimbabwe by composer Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, a weekend of curated works by†Modesto "Flako" Jimenez, the premiere of the dirty and bracing play†Tom & Eliza,†by Celine Song, the English-language premiere of Argentinian playwright Rafael Spregelburd's SPAM, The Geneva Project by Jennifer Harrison Newman, Antonio Ramos'†Thirsty Mind, love and starvation sitting in a lonely tree†and an exploration in minimalist/pop art performance by the No Face Performance Group.† JACK also engineers the return of Walter Dundervill's ARENA (which had two sold-out runs at JACK in 2014 and 2015).† (more...)

NYTW Extends FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLANDNYTW Extends FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced an extension for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND, the first production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND began previews on Friday, September 11, 2015 and officially opened on Monday, September 28, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003), and will now run through Saturday, October 24 2015. Tickets for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND are now on sale at www.nytw.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: ERS's FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND Celebrates Opening Night at NYTWPhoto Flash: ERS's FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND Celebrates Opening Night at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the world premiere of a new play from its acclaimed Company-in-Residence†Elevator Repair Service†(The Sound and the Fury, The Select, Gatz) -- FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND. The production debuted†earlier this week on†September 28, 2015, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

NYTW Now Offering $25 Tickets to First Two Previews of All Upcoming ShowsNYTW Now Offering $25 Tickets to First Two Previews of All Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW)†has announced a new CheapTix program, which will make all single tickets to the first two performances of every NYTW production available to the general public at $25. The program will kick off with FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND, the first production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND begins previews on Friday, September 11, 2015 and officially opens on Monday, September 28, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 18, 2015. Tickets for FONDLY, COLLETTE RICHLAND are now on sale at www.nytw.org. (more...)

The Public Theater Extends Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURYThe Public Theater Extends Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Due to popular demand, The Public Theater announced a second and final two-week extension for Elevator Repair Service's acclaimed THE SOUND AND THE FURY. Chosen as a New York Times Critics' Pick, THE SOUND AND THE FURY began performances in The Public's Martinson Theater on Thursday, May 14 and was originally extended to Saturday, June 27. Directed by John Collins, the show will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, July 12. THE SOUND AND THE FURY marks the third collaboration between The Public and Elevator Repair Service, having previously presented Gatz and Arguendo. (more...)

Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Opens Tonight at The PublicElevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Opens Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The Public Theater†welcomes†Elevator Repair Service's acclaimed THE SOUND AND THE FURY,†remounted and directed by John Collins.†THE SOUND AND THE FURY began performances in The Public's Martinson Theater on†May 14 and runs through Saturday, June 13, with an official press opening tonight, May 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY at The PublicPhoto Flash: First Look at Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Directed by John Collins,†THE SOUND AND THE FURY†is currently†running at The Public Theater through June 27, with an official press opening on Thursday, May 21. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Comes to the Public TonightElevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Comes to the Public Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The Public Theater†remounts†Elevator Repair Service's acclaimed THE SOUND AND THE FURY this spring. Directed by John Collins, THE SOUND AND THE FURY begins performances in The Public's Martinson Theater tonight, May 14 and run through Saturday, June 13, with an official press opening on Thursday, May 21. (more...)

The Public Theater Extends Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURYThe Public Theater Extends Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

The Public Theater announced a two-week extension today for Elevator Repair Service's acclaimed THE SOUND AND THE FURY. Directed by John Collins, THE SOUND AND THE FURY begins performances in The Public's Martinson Theater on Thursday, May 14 with an official press opening on Thursday, May 21. The show will now run an additional two weeks through Saturday, June 27. THE SOUND AND THE FURY will mark the third collaboration between The Public and Elevator Repair Service, having previously presented Gatz and Arguendo. (more...)

Redcat Presents Return of ELEVATOR REPAIR SERVICE, Now thru 11/9Redcat Presents Return of ELEVATOR REPAIR SERVICE, Now thru 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

REDCAT, CalArts Downtown Center for Contemporary Arts, is pleased to present the return of the provocative and inventive New York theater ensemble Elevator Repair Service (ERS), with 5 PERFORMANCES ONLY, November 6-9, 2014, of Arguendo, a verbatim staging of the 1991 Supreme Court case Barnes v. Glen Theatre, where a group of exotic dancers used the First Amendment to challenge a ban on public nudity. (more...)

Redcat Presents Return of ELEVATOR REPAIR SERVICE, 11/05-09Redcat Presents Return of ELEVATOR REPAIR SERVICE, 11/05-09
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

REDCAT, CalArts Downtown Center for Contemporary Arts, is pleased to present the return of the provocative and inventive New York theater ensemble Elevator Repair Service (ERS), with 5 PERFORMANCES ONLY, November 6-9, 2014, of Arguendo, a verbatim staging of the 1991 Supreme Court case Barnes v. Glen Theatre, where a group of exotic dancers used the First Amendment to challenge a ban on public nudity. (more...)

Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Comes to the Public This SpringElevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY Comes to the Public This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Public Theater announced today that Elevator Repair Service's acclaimed THE SOUND AND THE FURY will be remounted by Elevator Repair Service at The Public this spring. Directed by John Collins, THE SOUND AND THE FURY begins performances in The Public's Martinson Theater on Thursday, May 14 and run through Saturday, June 13, with an official press opening on Thursday, May 21. THE SOUND AND THE FURY will mark the third collaboration between The Public and Elevator Repair Service, having previously presented Gatz and Arguendo. October is an auspicious month to make this announcement, as it marks the 85th anniversary of the original publication date of William Faulkner's masterpiece. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Woolly Mammoth's ARGUENDO Stumbles in its Attempt to Please the CourtBWW Reviews: Woolly Mammoth's ARGUENDO Stumbles in its Attempt to Please the Court
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 4, 2014

"Mr. Chief Justice, may it please the court," is the opening every lawyer states before presenting oral arguments. When Arguendo at Woolly Mammoth Theatre keeps its focus on the oral arguments of Barnes v. Glen Theatre Inc., the show is praiseworthy on many levels. But when the Arguendo becomes distracted, it not only fails to please the court, it loses on appeal. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth's Season Continues with Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, 4/1-20Woolly Mammoth's Season Continues with Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, 4/1-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will present Elevator Repair Service's Arguendo, a playful and incisively witty theatricalization of the 1991 Supreme Court case in which a group of go-go dancers, citing the First Amendment, challenged an Indiana state ban on public nudity. Elevator Repair Service's Artistic Director John Collins will direct the Company in its first extended stay in Washington, DC. Originally slated to close April 20, Arguendo will be extended for an additional weekend, performing April 25-27. (more...)

Dartmouth Selects Canvas as New Learning Management SystemDartmouth Selects Canvas as New Learning Management System
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Instructure today announced that Dartmouth College has chosen Canvas as its institution-wide learning management system (LMS). Canvas will become the official LMS for the Ivy League school, which was recently ranked by the U.S. News & World Report as the nation's No. 1 university for 'Strong Commitment to Teaching' for the fifth consecutive year. (more...)

The Public Extends ARGUENDO Through 10/27The Public Extends ARGUENDO Through 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a second two-week extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, directed by John Collins. ARGUENDO began performances on Tuesday, September 10, and was originally extended through October 13. The show officially opened on Tuesday, September 24, and will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, October 27. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Public Theater's ARGUENDOPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Public Theater's ARGUENDO
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 25, 2013

The Public Theater presents the world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, directed by John Collins. ARGUENDO began performances on Tuesday, September 10, and opened last night, September 24. BroadwayWorld brings you photos formt he big opening below! (more...)


by Michael Dale - Sep 24, 2013

Elevator Repair Service uses the text of a Supreme Court case regarding strip clubs and the First Amendment for a zany comedic rebellion. (more...)

Public Theater Extends Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO Through 10/13Public Theater Extends Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO Through 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a one week extension today for the world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, directed by John Collins. ARGUENDO began performances on Tuesday, September 10, and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, October 6. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, October 13 with an official press opening on Tuesday, September 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO at Public TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO at Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

The Public Theater presents the world premiere of Elevator Repair Service's ARGUENDO, directed by John Collins. The production, featuring Maggie Hoffman, Mike Iveson, Vin Knight, Susie Sokol, and Ben Williams, will run through Sunday, October 6, with an official press opening on Tuesday, September 24. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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