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Works By Lapine, Meyer & More To Be Featured In STORIES ON 5 STORIES 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced it will present its popular benefit evening STORIES ON 5 STORIES Monday, November 1. (more...)

TRAV'LIN Plays NYMF At The TBG Theatre 10/11-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre Festival is pleased to announce the world premiere production of TRAV?LIN by Gary Holmes and Allan Shapiro, with musical direction by John Dipinto and choreographed and directed by Paul Stancato. TRAV'LIN will play a limited engagement at TBG Theatre, (312 West 36th Street, NY, NY 10018). Performances begin Monday, October 11 and continue through Sunday, October 17. (more...)

TRAV'LIN Plays NYMF At The TBG Theatre 10/11-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre Festival is pleased to announce the world premiere production of TRAV?LIN by Gary Holmes and Allan Shapiro, with musical direction by John Dipinto and choreographed and directed by Paul Stancato. TRAV'LIN will play a limited engagement at TBG Theatre, (312 West 36th Street, NY, NY 10018). Performances begin Monday, October 11 and continue through Sunday, October 17. (more...)

Birney, Williams, Pawk Lead A SMALL FIRE at Playwrights Horizons, Previews 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for the World Premiere of A SMALL FIRE, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City at PH, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Monk, Esper, et al. Set for STORIES ON 5 STORIES, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced the initial line-up of performers participating in the popular return of its unique benefit event STORIES ON 5 STORIES on Monday evening, November 1. (more...)

TRAV'LIN Plays NYMF At The TBG Theatre 10/11-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre Festival is pleased to announce the world premiere production of TRAV?LIN by Gary Holmes and Allan Shapiro, with musical direction by John Dipinto and choreographed and directed by Paul Stancato. TRAV'LIN will play a limited engagement at TBG Theatre, (312 West 36th Street, NY, NY 10018). Performances begin Monday, October 11 and continue through Sunday, October 17. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons To Host Annual Holiday Craft Fair 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will host its second annual Holiday Craft Fair on Tuesday, December 14 from 1PM to 4PM in Playwrights Horizons' festively made-over Ford Motor Company Lobby (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons to Host Holiday Craft Fair, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will host its second annual Holiday Craft Fair on Tuesday, December 14 from 1PM to 4PM in Playwrights Horizons' festively made-over Ford Motor Company Lobby (416 West 42nd Street). Featuring works created by PH's very own staff, the crafts for sale will include jewelry, knitwear, handmade greeting cards, homemade jam and much more! (more...)

Clubbed Thumb And Playwrights Horizons Launch SuperLab Today, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2010

Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Diana Maxine Konopka, Associate Director) and Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) today announced the launch of SuperLab, an innovative new play development program. A series of collaboratively curated play laboratories, SuperLab will support the creation of bold, risk-taking new works by living American playwrights. Supported by funds granted to Clubbed Thumb by Metlife/Theatre Communications Group's A-ha! Program, created to foster creative thinking and action among its member theaters, these two like- minded companies will join forces to produce a six-play development lab. Clubbed Thumb and Playwrights Horizons, who share a commitment to advancing distinctive new voices, will bridge a gap between downtown and uptown theater sensibilities, methodologies and artist rosters, expanding the range of experience and opportunity for all. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb and Playwrights Horizons Launch Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2010

Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Diana Maxine Konopka, Associate Director) and Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) today announced the launch of SuperLab, an innovative new play development program. A series of collaboratively curated play laboratories, SuperLab will support the creation of bold, risk-taking new works by living American playwrights. Supported by funds granted to Clubbed Thumb by Metlife/Theatre Communications Group's A-ha! Program, created to foster creative thinking and action among its member theaters, these two like-minded companies will join forces to produce a six-play development lab. Clubbed Thumb and Playwrights Horizons, who share a commitment to advancing distinctive new voices, will bridge a gap between downtown and uptown theater sensibilities, methodologies and artist rosters, expanding the range of experience and opportunity for all. (more...)

Monk, Esper, et al. Set for STORIES ON 5 STORIES, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced the initial line-up of performers participating in the popular return of its unique benefit event STORIES ON 5 STORIES on Monday evening, November 1. (more...)

Urban Stages Extends LANGSTON IN HARLEM Thru 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Artistic Director, Lauren Schmiedel, Managing Director) is happy to announce a one-week extension of their critically acclaimed musical, Langston in Harlem. Langston in Harlem has a book by Langston Hughes, Walter Marks and Kent Gash, with music by Walter Marks, lyrics by Langston Hughes and directed by Kent Gash, with Barry Levitt as music producer, choreography by Byron Easley, and musical direction by John DiPinto. (more...)

LaChanze To Hold Performance And Book Signing 5/11 At Barnes And Noble
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Tony Award Winner LaChanze will sign copies of her new children's book 'Little Diva' on Tuesday May 11. LaChanze will also be performing the original song that accompanies the book. (more...)

Victoria Clark to Perform at Playwrights Horizon Gala; AD Tim Sanford to be Honored, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will hold its annual Spring Gala Benefit on Monday evening, May 3rd at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2nd Round Of Major Items For Online Auction 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced details for a second round of major items for their special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit 'In Quarter Time'. (more...)

LaChaze to Celebrate Release of 'Little Diva' at BAMfamily Book Brunch, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2010

Tony Award winning actress LaChanze will celebrate the release of her first children's book on Saturday, May 15 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at a BAMfamily Book Brunch at the BAMcafe. (more...)

LaChanze To Hold Performance And Book Signing 5/11 At Barnes And Noble
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

Tony Award Winner LaChanze will sign copies of her new children's book 'Little Diva' on Tuesday May 11. LaChanze will also be performing the original song that accompanies the book. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). (more...)

Lottery Available For $5 Tix To 1st Preview of A COOL DIP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Adds Four Productions To 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce four additional productions for its 2010/2011 40th Anniversary Season. The three World Premieres and one New York premiere join the previously-announced New York premiere of Edward Albee's ME, MYSELF & I. (more...)

LaChaze to Celebrate Release of 'Little Diva' at BAMfamily Book Brunch, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

Tony Award winning actress LaChanze will celebrate the release of her first children's book on Saturday, May 15 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at a BAMfamily Book Brunch at the BAMcafe. (more...)

Playwright Horizon's Ends Run of CLYBOURNE PARK, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will end its production of the World Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK, a new play by Bruce Norris on March 21st. (more...)

Victoria Clark to Perform at Playwrights Horizon Gala; AD Tim Sanford to be Honored, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will hold its annual Spring Gala Benefit on Monday evening, May 3rd at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Rabe, Booth, Payne & More For 2010/11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced additional casting for its 2010/2011 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons And NYTW Present THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD Musical, Spring 2011
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director, Tim Sanford; Managing Director, Leslie Marcus) and New York Theatre Workshop (Artistic Director, James C. Nicola; Managing Director, William Russo) have announced that they will co-produce THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD, a new musical with book by Joy Gregory; music by Gunnar Madsen; lyrics by Ms. Gregory and Mr. Madsen; and story by Ms. Gregory, Mr. Madsen and John Langs. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - June 20, 2010
by - Jun 20, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Carlyle, Goldstein et al. Set for O'Neill's 2010 Nat'l Music Theater Conference, 6/26-7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2010

Paulette Haupt, Artistic Director of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference, today announced directors for music theater selections previously announced (more...)

Lottery Available For $5 Tix To 1st Preview of A COOL DIP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum). (more...)

Playwright Horizon's Extends CLYBOURNE PARK By Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a two-week extension for the World Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK, a new play by Bruce Norris ('A wonderful, original, grab-you-by-the-guts playwright' - WOR Radio; 'He specializes in comedies of discomfort' - The New York Times) that has just opened to excellent reviews. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons' CLYBOURNE With Frank Wood and Annie Parisse Opens 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2010

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for the World Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK, a new play by Bruce Norris (The Pain and the Itch at Playwrights Horizons/PH 2006-2007 Season). (more...)

B. D. Wong, Sally Wilfert, and Sandy Binion Perform Cabaret At Two River
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2010

Two River Theater Company announces that, in partnership with New York University's Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, a dozen composers and lyricists will showcase original songs for the musical theater at a Cabaret at Two River Theater on Thursday, December 9 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

LGBT Community Center Announces Bock, Cullman, Pawk In A SMALL FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2010

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center Speakers series in collaboration with Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is pleased to announce an evening of engaging conversation about the theater company's upcoming world premiere of A Small Fire, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City at PH, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows), featuring Mr. Bock, director Trip Cullman (Adam Bock's The Drunken City at PH and Swimming in the Shallows) and Tony Award-winning actress Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms, Merrily We Roll Along, Chicago, Caberet and Seussical). (more...)

LGBT Community Center Announces Bock, Cullman, Pawk In A SMALL FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center Speakers series in collaboration with Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is pleased to announce an evening of engaging conversation about the theater company's upcoming world premiere of A Small Fire, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City at PH, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows), featuring Mr. Bock, director Trip Cullman (Adam Bock's The Drunken City at PH and Swimming in the Shallows) and Tony Award-winning actress Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms, Merrily We Roll Along, Chicago, Caberet and Seussical). (more...)

GREY GARDENS' Frankel & Korie Team with Greenberg for FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) announced today that it has commissioned FAR FROM HEAVEN, a new musical with book by Tony Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain), music by Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens) and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens, The Grapes of Wrath). The musical is being adapted from the acclaimed, award-winning 2002 Focus Features/Vulcan Productions motion picture Far From Heaven, written and directed by Todd Haynes. (more...)

Birney, Williams, Pawk Lead A SMALL FIRE at Playwrights Horizons, Previews 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for the World Premiere of A SMALL FIRE, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City at PH, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Collins, Desai, Sabath Join EVERGREEN, A New Holiday Musical 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing Director) is pleased to announce the final cast for their Monday, Dec. 20th benefit concert staging of EVERGREEN: A New Holiday Musical. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons To Host Annual Holiday Craft Fair 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will host its second annual Holiday Craft Fair on Tuesday, December 14 from 1PM to 4PM in Playwrights Horizons' festively made-over Ford Motor Company Lobby (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons to Host Holiday Craft Fair, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will host its second annual Holiday Craft Fair on Tuesday, December 14 from 1PM to 4PM in Playwrights Horizons' festively made-over Ford Motor Company Lobby (416 West 42nd Street). Featuring works created by PH's very own staff, the crafts for sale will include jewelry, knitwear, handmade greeting cards, homemade jam and much more! (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - August 3, 2010
by - Aug 3, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Auction For Spring Gala Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced details for this year's special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit. (more...)

Urban Stages Extends LANGSTON IN HARLEM Thru 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Artistic Director, Lauren Schmiedel, Managing Director) is happy to announce a one-week extension of their critically acclaimed musical, Langston in Harlem. Langston in Harlem has a book by Langston Hughes, Walter Marks and Kent Gash, with music by Walter Marks, lyrics by Langston Hughes and directed by Kent Gash, with Barry Levitt as music producer, choreography by Byron Easley, and musical direction by John DiPinto. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2nd Round Of Major Items For Online Auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced details for a second round of major items for their special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit 'In Quarter Time'. Bidding for the auction, which already features an exceptionally eclectic array of items, is currently underway at www.playwrightshorizons.cmarket.com. Online bidding will continue until 10PM on Thursday, April 29th, a few days prior to the Gala event itself on Monday evening, May 3rd. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2nd Round Of Major Items For Online Auction 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced details for a second round of major items for their special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit 'In Quarter Time'. (more...)

Darius de Haas and Sam Davis At Next NEW VOICES Concert 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

The sixth season of the acclaimed Monday Nights, New Voices series continues April 26th at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre. Rent's Darius de Haas will host an evening of new Voices, featuring the talents of Sarah Aili, Sarah Corey, Drew Pournelle, Stuart Matthew Price and Tricia Tanguy. Show time is 7 PM. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Auction For Spring Gala Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced details for this year's special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night Of LANGSTON IN HARLEM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Artistic Director, Lauren Schmiedel, Managing Director) presents the World Premiere of the musical Langston in Harlem book by Langston Hughes, Walter Marks and Kent Gash, with music by Walter Marks, lyrics by Langston Hughes and directed by Kent Gash, with musical direction by Barry Levitt and choreography by Byron Easley. (more...)

LANGSTON IN HARLEM Opens Tonight At Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Artistic Director, Lauren Schmiedel, Managing Director) will present the World Premiere of the musical Langston in Harlem book by Langston Hughes, Walter Marks and Kent Gash, with music by Walter Marks, lyrics by Langston Hughes and directed by Kent Gash, with musical direction by Barry Levitt and choreography by Byron Easley. (more...)

Darius de Haas and Sam Davis At Next NEW VOICES Concert 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

The sixth season of the acclaimed Monday Nights, New Voices series continues April 26th at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre. Rent's Darius de Haas will host an evening of new Voices, featuring the talents of Sarah Aili, Sarah Corey, Drew Pournelle, Stuart Matthew Price and Tricia Tanguy. Show time is 7 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Urban Stages Presents LANGSTON IN HARLEM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Artistic Director, Lauren Schmiedel, Managing Director) will present the World Premiere of the musical Langston in Harlem, featuring a book by Langston Hughes, Walter Marks and Kent Gash, with music by Walter Marks, lyrics by Langston Hughes and directed by Kent Gash, with musical direction by Barry Levitt and choreography by Byron Easley. Langston in Harlem opened on Thursday, April 15, 2010 and will initially run through May 2, 2010. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will close its production of the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum) and directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public), on April 11th. (more...)

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