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Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn Gets A Theater in the Park for the SummerBed-Stuy, Brooklyn Gets A Theater in the Park for the Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

August in August' is a brand new annual live performance series teaming Joseph Grant Jr., ambassador of arts and culture for the councilman and theatrical producer Andrea J. Fulton of the Anderson & Bert Cade Fulton Foundation. Joint efforts result in the mounting of August Wilson's Tony nominated Two Trains Running directed by Sabura Rashid as its upcoming offering starting August 26th 2016. The production of 'Two Trains Running' will be featured at Fulton Park in Brooklyn on Aug. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m., and Aug. 27 at Herbert Von King Park from 4 to 7p.m. Both performances are FREE. August in August actually began Aug. 13 with the first installation of the series 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom performed at Fulton Park in Brooklyn, produced by the Bed-Stuy Theatre Group. (more...)

Soho Rep Sets 2016-17 SeasonSoho Rep Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Sarah Benson and Executive Director Cynthia Flowers, Soho Rep. has continually produced work by bold artists who harness the intimate power of the organization's own 73-seat black box theater, as well as other spaces, to create transformative experiences. Soho Rep.'s 2016-17 season, announced today, comprises two ambitious new works-both characterized by inventive theatrical forms, holistic collaborations, and striking original music-along with an opportunity to get the first 'work-in-process' look at a new commission by a celebrated playwright. (more...)

The Invisible Dog to Present MINOR CHARACTER, 6/17-25The Invisible Dog to Present MINOR CHARACTER, 6/17-25
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Invisible Dog will present MINOR CHARACTER, (June 17-25) by Brooklyn based theater company New Saloon. In this kaleidoscopic adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, a cast of 16 performers collage a century's worth of English translations - from the flowery 1916 version to Google Translate's profoundly nonsensical rendition - into one sprawling, intimate, quietly disastrous evening that culminates with an entirely new adaptation. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - The Assembly's I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER at New Ohio TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look - The Assembly's I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The Archive Residency, a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village), is a unique incubator for New York City's most promising emerging independent theater companies. Now in its third year, the two year residency offers each company that most elusive and invaluable resource, an artistic home, including space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work, culminating in an exciting world premiere. (more...)

Reed Birney & More Set for THE ASSEMBLY Talkbacks at New Ohio TheatreReed Birney & More Set for THE ASSEMBLY Talkbacks at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

To accompany the world premiere of their latest original work, I Will Look Forward to This Later, presented by New Ohio Theatre as part of the Archive Residency, a collaboration between the New Ohio and IRT Theater, The Assembly is curating a post-show conversation series. Talkbacks will feature artists from a multitude of disciplines sparking inter-generational dialogue on the topic of sustaining a life, and career, in the arts world. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jess Chayes and I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER at New Ohio Theatre 4/4-4/23BWW Interview: Jess Chayes and I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER at New Ohio Theatre 4/4-4/23
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 30, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Jess Chayes, director of The Assembly's World Premiere play, 'I Will Look Forward to This Later.' The show will be on the New Ohio Theatre stage from April 4th to April 23rd. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Assembly's I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER at New Ohio TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at The Assembly's I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

The Assembly, presenting the world premiere of I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER, with text by Kate Benson and Emily Louise Perkins, directed by Jess Chayes, dramaturgy by Stephen Aubrey, and production design by Nick Benacerraf, runs April 4 - 23, 2016. Previews begin April 4 for an April 7 opening at the New Ohio Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

New Ohio Theatre & IRT to Present Premieres from The Assembly and Blessed UnrestNew Ohio Theatre & IRT to Present Premieres from The Assembly and Blessed Unrest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Archive Residency, a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village), is a unique incubator for New York City's most promising emerging independent theater companies. Now in its third year, the two year residency offers each company that most elusive and invaluable resource, an artistic home, including space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work, culminating in an exciting world premiere. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Host Annual Gala in FebruaryTheater for the New City to Host Annual Gala in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Two New Yorkers who have been staunch advocates of new works for the theater - the late actress and philanthropist Betsy Von Furstenberg, along with sculptor and painter Donn Russell - will be honored when Theater for the New City, the Lower East Side theater complex now in its 30th year, presents its annual fundraising gala LOVE N' COURAGE on February 22 at 6 pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan), it has been announced by Crystal Field, TNC's Executive Director. (more...)

Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation to Host AN EVENING OF TNC's HISTORY, 10/12Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation to Host AN EVENING OF TNC's HISTORY, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

On October 12 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, the Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation will sponsor a free event, 'An Evening of Theater for the New City's History,' narrated by Crystal Field and featuring special guests, at TNC, 155 First Ave. (at E. 10th Street). (more...)

Tony Winner Trezana Beverley to Lead JULIUS CAESAR as Part of 'Bold New Voices' at MIST HarlemTony Winner Trezana Beverley to Lead JULIUS CAESAR as Part of 'Bold New Voices' at MIST Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Bold New Voices: Past, Present and Future, a collaboration between My Image Studios Harlem (MIST Harlem) and Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group, launches an exciting multicultural arts series with an all female concert and staged reading  of  William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar on June 8 at 7:00pm at MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Luba Mason, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform at LOVE N' COURAGE GalaPhoto Coverage: Luba Mason, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform at LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 3, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) were just honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening. An annual event that benefits TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event was hosted by Phoebe Legere and Matt Morillo and featured performances by Ms. Grimes, Mr. Amram, Vinie Burrows, Judy Gorman, Yip Harburg Foundation's Rainbow Troupe, Luba Mason, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, and The Love Show, along with select excerpts from plays by Andrea Fulton, Georges Bizet, Daniel Catan and Seymour Barab. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the performances below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Theatre for the New City's 12th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE GalaPhoto Coverage: Inside Theatre for the New City's 12th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 3, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) were just honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening. An annual event that benefits TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event was hosted by Phoebe Legere and Matt Morillo and featured performances by Ms. Grimes, Mr. Amram, Vinie Burrows, Judy Gorman, Yip Harburg Foundation's Rainbow Troupe, Luba Mason, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, and The Love Show, along with select excerpts from plays by Andrea Fulton, Georges Bizet, Daniel Catan and Seymour Barab. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams, Roberta Wallach & Rosie Mendez Join Theater for the New City's Tammy Grimes TributeLee Roy Reams, Roberta Wallach & Rosie Mendez Join Theater for the New City's Tammy Grimes Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) will be honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. (more...)

Tammy Grimes & David Amram to be Honored at Theater for the New City's LOVE N' COURAGE BenefitTammy Grimes & David Amram to be Honored at Theater for the New City's LOVE N' COURAGE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) will be honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. The National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South), it has been announced by Crystal Field, TNC's Executive Director (and an actress who appeared in SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS). Ms. Grimes will be awarded Theater for the New City's LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. (more...)

Drama Desk Award Winner J.E. Franklin to Bring Staged Reading of TO BREAK EVERY YOKE to Castillo Theatre, 10/5Drama Desk Award Winner J.E. Franklin to Bring Staged Reading of TO BREAK EVERY YOKE to Castillo Theatre, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Drama Desk Award winning playwright J.E. Franklin will present her new book of plays To Break Every Yoke with a staged production starring actress Vinie Burrows on Sunday October 5, from 2pm-4pm at the Castillo Theatre located at 543 W 42nd Street. (more...)

Public Theater Extends GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN Through 12/8Public Theater Extends GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN Through 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

The Public Theater announced a two-week extension for The Foundry Theatre's GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN by Bertolt Brecht. With a translation by John Willett and directed by Lear deBessonet, GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN began performances on Friday, October 18 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 24. The show officially opened on Tuesday, October 29 and will now run an additional two weeks to Sunday, December 8. (more...)

Review:  Taylor Mac's The Brecht Girl in THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWANReview: Taylor Mac's The Brecht Girl in THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2013

Director Lear DeBessonet and star Taylor Mac turn Bertolt Brecht's morality parable into a rollicking good time. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Public Theater's GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS and GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWANPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Public Theater's GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS and GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 29, 2013

The Public Theater just opened The Foundry Theatre's GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN by Bertolt Brechton, and the American premiere of GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS last night, October 29. With a translation by John Willett and directed by Lear deBessonet, GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN will run through Sunday, November 24. GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS will run through Sunday, November 24. (more...)

Foundry Theatre's GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN Begins Previews 10/18 at The PublicFoundry Theatre's GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN Begins Previews 10/18 at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The Public Theater will begin performances for The Foundry Theatre's GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN by Bertolt Brecht on Friday, October 18. With a translation by John Willett and directed by Lear deBessonet, GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN will run through Sunday, November 24, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 29. (more...)

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