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Works By Lapine, Meyer & More To Be Featured In STORIES ON 5 STORIES 11/1Works 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 10/11-10/17TRAV'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 10/11-10/17TRAV'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 12/16Birney, 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, 11/1Monk, 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 10/11-10/17TRAV'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 12/14Playwrights 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, 12/14Playwrights 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, 11/12Clubbed 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 ProgramClubbed 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, 11/1Monk, 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...)

Mary Testa, Chad Kimball, et al. Set for A PLAY IN FORTY ACTS, 5/2Mary Testa, Chad Kimball, et al. Set for A PLAY IN FORTY ACTS, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

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 2nd at 583 Park Avenue. The company is currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Bidding Ends Today for Playwrights Horizons AuctionBidding Ends Today for Playwrights Horizons Auction
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced initial details for its 2011 special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit. Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins tomorrow, Tuesday, April 26 at 8AM at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons. Online bidding will continue for three weeks through Wednesday, May 18 (with items staggered to close at 8PM and 9PM). (more...)

Auction Items Announced for Round Two of Playwrights Horizons AuctionAuction Items Announced for Round Two of Playwrights Horizons Auction
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced additional details for a second round of major items for its 2011 special online Auction. (more...)

Mary Testa, Chad Kimball, et al. Set for A PLAY IN FORTY ACTS, 5/2Mary Testa, Chad Kimball, et al. Set for A PLAY IN FORTY ACTS, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2011

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 2nd at 583 Park Avenue. The company is currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2011-12 Season!Playwrights Horizons Announces 2011-12 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2011

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce the first five productions of its 2011/2012 Season. The World Premiere and four New York premieres will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street. The five plays will be (in Season order): (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents KIN, Opens 3/21Playwrights Horizons Presents KIN, Opens 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

The Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of KIN, a new play by Bathsheba Doran (Living Room in Africa, her adaptation of Great Expectations at The Lortel) will officially open On March 21. (more...)

Batt, Dixon et al. Lead Director's Company's BECOMING TENNESSEE Reading, 3/2Batt, Dixon et al. Lead Director's Company's BECOMING TENNESSEE Reading, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

Bryan Batt (actor, designer, civic activist) portrays 'Salvatore Romano' on AMC's critically acclaimed dramatic series MAD MEN by the multi Emmy award winning writer/ producer, Matthew Wiener. The hit series has received numerous awards from the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Peabody award. Broadway leading and principal roles include: 2005 revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SUESSICAL THE MUSICAL, SUNSET BLVD., SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, and CATS. Off Broadway: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY STRIKES BACK, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY CLEANS UP ITS ACT (Drama Desk Nomination). Theatrically Bryan is most proud to have created the role of DARIUS in both the N.Y. and L.A (Drama Logue Award) productions as well as the film adaptation of Paul Rudnick's ground braking comedy JEFFREY. (more...)

NYTW/Playwrights Horizons Present THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLDNYTW/Playwrights Horizons Present THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2011

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 complete casting and creative team for 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...)

NYTW/Playwrights Horizons Present THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLDNYTW/Playwrights Horizons Present THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

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 complete casting and creative team for 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...)

Anne Kauffman to Direct MAPLE & VINE at Playwrights HorizonsAnne Kauffman to Direct MAPLE & VINE at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce the sixth and final production of its upcoming 2011/2012 Season. Completing the theater company's line-up is the New York premiere of MAPLE & VINE, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Doris to Darlene at Playwrights Horizons, Act a Lady, Amazons and Their Men), directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (The Thugs, Stunning, Naked Angels' This Wide Night, Mr. Harrison's Act a Lady). (more...)

Laura Eason, Gabriel Barre, et al. Set for O'Neill's Music Theatre ConferenceLaura Eason, Gabriel Barre, et al. Set for O'Neill's Music Theatre Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

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...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents A SMALL FIRE Thru 1/23Playwrights Horizons Presents A SMALL FIRE Thru 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) presents 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...)

Goodman Theatre And Playwrights Horizons Partner For FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical?Goodman Theatre And Playwrights Horizons Partner For FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

Playwrights Horizons announced in December that it had 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). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents KIN, Previews 2/25Playwrights Horizons Presents KIN, Previews 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2011

Previews begin Friday, February 25 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of KIN, a new play by Bathsheba Doran (Living Room in Africa, her adaptation of Great Expectations at The Lortel). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents A SMALL FIRE, Closes 1/23Playwrights Horizons Presents A SMALL FIRE, Closes 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) presents 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). Directed by Trip Cullman (Adam Bock's The Drunken City at PH and Swimming in the Shallows, plus Bachelorette, Some Men, The Last Sunday in June, the recent Edgewise, Adam Rapp's upcoming The Hallway Trilogy) the production will close Sunday, January 23 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Playwright Horizons Introduces PLAYTIME!Playwright Horizons Introduces PLAYTIME!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus; Managing Director) is pleased to announce the launch of PLAYTIME! at Playwrights Horizons, a brand new program offering affordable, professional childcare while you see a show. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse 2/4-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse, Closes 2/27THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Plays Clevland Playhouse, Closes 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

A haunting American classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL marks the first Cleveland Play House production of a work by Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winner Horton Foote, and the world-premiere performance of this play by an African-American cast. Receiving the blessing of Hallie Foote, daughter of the playwright, this co-production with Round House Theatre is helmed by Timothy Douglas and stars preeminent African-American actress Lizan Mitchell as Carrie Watts. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL begins in the Drury Theatre at Cleveland Play House on Friday, February 4 and runs through Sunday, February 27, 2011. Tickets are available at Cleveland Play House box office by calling 216.795.7000 ext 4 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is presented with support from US Bank, Turner Construction, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

Playwright Horizons Introduces PLAYTIME!Playwright Horizons Introduces PLAYTIME!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus; Managing Director) is pleased to announce the launch of PLAYTIME! at Playwrights Horizons, a brand new program offering affordable, professional childcare while you see a show. (more...)

Banes, Bogardus, Hopper And More Join GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE Banes, Bogardus, Hopper And More Join GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for the World Premiere of GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE, a new play by five-time Obie Award winner David Greenspan (author/performer of She Stoops to Comedy, performer in The Wax and director of Kate's Diary, all at PH; Coraline; Some Men; The Argument; The Myopia; The Boys in the Band). (more...)

Bryan Batt, Jerry Dixon, et al. Join BECOMING TENNESSEE ReadingBryan Batt, Jerry Dixon, et al. Join BECOMING TENNESSEE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Bryan Batt (actor, designer, civic activist) portrays 'Salvatore Romano' on AMC's critically acclaimed dramatic series MAD MEN by the multi Emmy award winning writer/ producer, Matthew Wiener. The hit series has received numerous awards from the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Peabody award. Broadway leading and principal roles include: 2005 revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SUESSICAL THE MUSICAL, SUNSET BLVD., SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, and CATS. Off Broadway: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY STRIKES BACK, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY CLEANS UP ITS ACT (Drama Desk Nomination). Theatrically Bryan is most proud to have created the role of DARIUS in both the N.Y. and L.A (Drama Logue Award) productions as well as the film adaptation of Paul Rudnick's ground braking comedy JEFFREY. (more...)

Batt, Dixon et al. Lead Director's Company's BECOMING TENNESSEE Reading, 3/2Batt, Dixon et al. Lead Director's Company's BECOMING TENNESSEE Reading, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

Bryan Batt (actor, designer, civic activist) portrays 'Salvatore Romano' on AMC's critically acclaimed dramatic series MAD MEN by the multi Emmy award winning writer/ producer, Matthew Wiener. The hit series has received numerous awards from the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Peabody award. Broadway leading and principal roles include: 2005 revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SUESSICAL THE MUSICAL, SUNSET BLVD., SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, and CATS. Off Broadway: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY STRIKES BACK, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY CLEANS UP ITS ACT (Drama Desk Nomination). Theatrically Bryan is most proud to have created the role of DARIUS in both the N.Y. and L.A (Drama Logue Award) productions as well as the film adaptation of Paul Rudnick's ground braking comedy JEFFREY. (more...)

B. D. Wong, Sally Wilfert, and Sandy Binion Perform Cabaret At Two RiverB. 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 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 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...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents A SMALL FIRE, Opens 1/6Playwrights Horizons Presents A SMALL FIRE, Opens 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) presents 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 12/20Collins, Desai, Sabath Join EVERGREEN, A New Holiday Musical 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 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...)

GREY GARDENS' Frankel & Korie Team with Greenberg for FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical at Playwrights HorizonsGREY 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...)

Playwrights Horizons Commissions FAR FROM HEAVEN MusicalPlaywrights Horizons Commissions FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical
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 12/16Birney, 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 12/20Collins, 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 12/14Playwrights 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, 12/14Playwrights 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...)

92Y Tribeca to Host Playwrights Horizons Season Discussion, 9/1292Y Tribeca to Host Playwrights Horizons Season Discussion, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2011

Playwrights Horizons and 92YTribeca have announced that they will present a panel discussion previewing the theater company's new season on Monday evening, September 12 at 7:30 PM at 92YTribeca (200 Hudson Street). Moderated by The New Yorker culture writer Michael Schulman, joined by Playwrights Horizons Artistic Director Tim Sanford, the panel discussion will feature all six writers from the theater company's 2011/2012 Season. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Holds STORIES ON 5 STORIES Fundraiser, 10/17Playwrights Horizons Holds STORIES ON 5 STORIES Fundraiser, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced it will once again present its popular, annual benefit evening STORIES ON 5 STORIES. This year's event, set for Monday evening, October 17, will feature new works by seven of the theater's alumni writers: Tanya Barfield (Blue Door at PH), Bathsheba Doran (Kin at PH), Obie Award winner Daniel Goldfarb (The Retributionists at PH), Eric Overmyer (The Heliotrope Bouquet... at PH), Jonathan Marc Sherman (Sophistry at PH), Jeanine Tesori (Violet at PH) and Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy at PH). Each play will be performed in a different, unconventional space throughout all five stories of Playwrights Horizons' home at 416 West 42nd Street, and the entire evening will benefit the company's developmental programs and productions. (more...)

Steven Blier & Darius de Haas Hold Concert for Launch of QUIET PLEASE CD, 4/28Steven Blier & Darius de Haas Hold Concert for Launch of QUIET PLEASE CD, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

In celebration of their brand new recording, Quiet Please, renowned musician Steven Blier and celebrated vocalist Darius de Haas will present a special concert, featuring selections from the CD. The one night only event will take place on Thursday, April 28th at 8pm in the Merkin Concert Hall, located within The Kaufman Center (129 West 67th St.). Tickets, ($22 for orchestra, $18 for balcony, $11 for student/senior), can be obtained by calling 212 501 3330, or by visiting www.kaufman-center.org. (more...)

Steven Blier & Darius de Haas Hold Concert for Launch of QUIET PLEASE CDSteven Blier & Darius de Haas Hold Concert for Launch of QUIET PLEASE CD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2011

In celebration of their brand new recording, Quiet Please, renowned musician Steven Blier and celebrated vocalist Darius de Haas will present a special concert, featuring selections from the CD. The one night only event will take place on Thursday, April 28th at 8pm in the Merkin Concert Hall, located within The Kaufman Center (129 West 67th St.). Tickets, ($22 for orchestra, $18 for balcony, $11 for student/senior), can be obtained by calling 212 501 3330, or by visiting www.kaufman-center.org. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Aaron Tveit, et al. Participate in Playwrights Horizons AuctionSutton Foster, Aaron Tveit, et al. Participate in Playwrights Horizons Auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced initial details for its 2011 special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit. Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins tomorrow, Tuesday, April 26 at 8AM at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons. Online bidding will continue for three weeks through Wednesday, May 18 (with items staggered to close at 8PM and 9PM). (more...)

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