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WATER BY THE SPOONFUL and More Set for Premiere Stages' 2016 Season at Kean UniversityWATER BY THE SPOONFUL and More Set for Premiere Stages' 2016 Season at Kean University
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

?Premiere Stages will celebrate its 12th year as the professional theatre in residence at Kean University with an intriguing season of plays, all presented professionally for the first time in the Garden State, featuring innovative new alliances and exciting community-based partnerships. (more...)

Crowded Outlet to Present New York Premiere of LONE STAR SPIRITSCrowded Outlet to Present New York Premiere of LONE STAR SPIRITS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Crowded Outlet, a not-for-profit development and producing organization in its inaugural year, is proud to announce the New York premiere of the new comedy LONE STAR SPIRITS.  (more...)

Tony Nominee Constantine Maroulis Will Lead Second Stage Theatre Uptown's FRIEND ART; Full Cast Set!Tony Nominee Constantine Maroulis Will Lead Second Stage Theatre Uptown's FRIEND ART; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will begin the 2016 Uptown Series with the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger. FRIEND ART will feature ZOE CHAO, AARON COSTA GANIS, ANABELLE LEMIEUX and Tony Award nominee CONSTANTINE MAROULIS (Rock of Ages, "American Idol"). FRIEND ART will begin previews on Tuesday, May 17th and will officially open on Thursday, May 26th.  (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Announces SUMMERWORKS Festival LineupClubbed Thumb Announces SUMMERWORKS Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

?Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. Now in its 21st season, SUMMERWORKS will run May 27 through July 9 at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan, and will feature productions of three new plays: EVERY ANGEL IS BRUTAL by Julia Jarcho and directed by Knud Adams; THE TOMB OF KING TOT by Eric Dufault and directed by Portia Krieger; and TUMACHO by Ethan Lipton and directed by Leigh Silverman. Festival passes are now on sale at: https://www.artful.ly/clubbedthumb/store/passes. (more...)

FRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown SeriesFRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will present the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger, and the New York premiere of Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS as part of the company's fourteenth annual SECOND STAGE THEATRE UPTOWN SERIES this summer. (more...)

Kean University to Commemorate 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death with JULIUS CAESARKean University to Commemorate 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death with JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Kean University's Department of Theatre will commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with an innovative production of JULIUS CAESAR. D (more...)

Crowded Outlet LaunchesCrowded Outlet Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

 Crowded Outlet, a new not-for-profit development and producing organization committed to harnessing the creative powers of a variety of artistic voices and theatrical visions, launches in January 2016 with the first event in a planned monthly developmental series called Surge, offering theatre artists a chance to test their new ideas and dawning projects. A full production is also on the horizon, for Spring 2016. (more...)

Drama League Announces 2016 Artists-in-Residence; New Works to Feature Duncan Sheik & MoreDrama League Announces 2016 Artists-in-Residence; New Works to Feature Duncan Sheik & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

The Drama League has announced the artists and theater ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2016 Artist Residency Program.  (more...)

Soho Rep. and Ars Nova's FUTURITY Opens Tonight Off-BroadwaySoho Rep. and Ars Nova's FUTURITY Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Soho Rep. and Ars Nova present the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's FUTURITY, opening tonight, October 20, and running through November 15, 2015. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, FUTURITY is a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. The production, which features 13 actor-musicians, is presented at the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.) and in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays. (more...)

ELEKTRA, CHILDREN OF EDEN & More Set for Kean University's 2015-16 Theatre SeasonELEKTRA, CHILDREN OF EDEN & More Set for Kean University's 2015-16 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

With construction now complete on their state-of-the-art scene shop and several new design/technology classrooms, the Kean University Department of Theatre has announced an ambitious season for the coming academic year. The 2015-2016 Department of Theatre season, slated to begin tonight, October 16th, will include the Greek tragedy Elektra; Children of Eden, a musical based on the first nine chapters of the Book of Genesis; Julius Caesar, Shakespeare's timeless political expose; and John J. Wooten's riotous farce, Kiss the Bride. (more...)

Soho Rep. and Ars Nova Extend FUTURITY Through Nov 15Soho Rep. and Ars Nova Extend FUTURITY Through Nov 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. and Ars Nova extend the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's FUTURITY to November 15. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, FUTURITY is a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. The production, which features 13 actor-musicians, is presented at the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.) and in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays. (more...)

FUTURITY Makes New York Premiere with Soho Rep. and Ars Nova TonightFUTURITY Makes New York Premiere with Soho Rep. and Ars Nova Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

At the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.), Soho Rep. and Ars Nova present the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's Futurity, a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, the production will feature 13 actor-musicians. The production is presented in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays. Performances begin tonight, October 6, 2015. (more...)

New Block of Tickets Released Released for Soho Rep and Ars Nova's FUTURITYNew Block of Tickets Released Released for Soho Rep and Ars Nova's FUTURITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

At the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.), Soho Rep. and Ars Nova will present the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's Futurity, a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, the production will feature 13 actor-musicians. The production is presented in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays. (more...)

THE ARS NOVA REVOLUTION, Celebrating Jill Furman, Thomas Kail and Lin-Manuel Miranda, Set for TonightTHE ARS NOVA REVOLUTION, Celebrating Jill Furman, Thomas Kail and Lin-Manuel Miranda, Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Ars Nova presents THE ARS NOVA REVOLUTION, celebrating Ars Nova All Stars Jill Furman, Thomas Kail and Lin-Manuel Miranda, from Freestyle Love Supreme (Ars Nova, 2004) to HAMILTON (Broadway, 2015). This epic night of revelry benefiting Ars Nova's artist community, featuring performances by cast members of Hamilton and Freestyle Love Supreme, takes place tonight, September 21 at 6:30pm at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

STORM, STILL Adaptation of KING LEAR Begins Today in Brooklyn BackyardSTORM, STILL Adaptation of KING LEAR Begins Today in Brooklyn Backyard
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Brand new play incubator Brooklyn Yard presents a showcase production of STORM, STILL, a three-person adaptation of King Lear, by playwright Gabrielle Reisman, in Reisman's own backyard in south Bushwick this fall. (more...)

ELEKTRA, CHILDREN OF EDEN & More Set for Kean University's 2015-16 Theatre SeasonELEKTRA, CHILDREN OF EDEN & More Set for Kean University's 2015-16 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

?With construction now complete on their state-of-the-art scene shop and several new design/technology classrooms, the Kean University Department of Theatre has announced an ambitious season for the coming academic year. The 2015-2016 Department of Theatre season, slated to begin October 16th, will include the Greek tragedy Elektra; Children of Eden, a musical based on the first nine chapters of the Book of Genesis; Julius Caesar, Shakespeare's timeless political expose; and John J. Wooten's riotous farce, Kiss the Bride. (more...)

Soho Rep's 2015-16 Season to Feature Premieres, Workshops & MoreSoho Rep's 2015-16 Season to Feature Premieres, Workshops & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

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 2015-16 season, announced today, comprises two more ambitious new works-both characterized by irreverent humor, wild theatricality, and extraordinarily inventive language-and Write with Us, a series of open-to-the-public writing workshops led by acclaimed, Soho Rep.-produced playwrights. (more...)

STORM, STILL Adaptation of KING LEAR Set for Brooklyn Backyard, 9/11-19STORM, STILL Adaptation of KING LEAR Set for Brooklyn Backyard, 9/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Brand new play incubator Brooklyn Yard presents a showcase production of STORM, STILL, a three-person adaptation of King Lear, by playwright Gabrielle Reisman, in Reisman's own backyard in south Bushwick this fall. (more...)

The Assembly, EST/Youngblood & More Set for THE GREEN PLAYS 2.0The Assembly, EST/Youngblood & More Set for THE GREEN PLAYS 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, joins acclaimed partner companies The Assembly, EST/Youngblood, The Mad Ones, Naked Angels, Slant Theatre Project and The TEAM at The Green Building in Brooklyn with GAP Presents! The Green Plays 2.0, seven new short plays developed and created by each individual company. (more...)

THE ARS NOVA REVOLUTION Set for 9/21THE ARS NOVA REVOLUTION Set for 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Renee Blinkwolt, Managing Director) announces The Ars Nova Revolution, celebrating Ars Nova All Stars Jill Furman, Thomas Kail and Lin-Manuel Miranda, from Freestyle Love Supreme (Ars Nova, 2004) to Hamilton (Broadway, 2015). This epic night of revelry benefiting Ars Nova's artist community, featuring performances by cast members of Hamilton and Freestyle Love Supreme, takes place Monday, September 21 at 6:30pm at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

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