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Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET Begins Previews
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast of the New York premiere of Stephen Karam's new play Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois. The cast will feature Yusef Bulos (Bill), Jonathan Louis Dent (Vin), Santino Fontana (Joseph), Joanna Gleason (Gloria), Lizbeth Mackay (Mrs. McAndrew), Dee Nelson (Dr. Manor), Chris Perfetti (Charles), Charles Socarides (Timothy). (more...)

Hunter Foster Leads New Group's BURNING, 11/14 - 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. Previews begin October 26 advance of an Official Opening on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

BURNING Plays The New Group, Previews 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group is set to present Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. (more...)

BURNING Begins Performances Off-Broadway 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. Previews begin October 26 advance of an Official Opening on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Gretchen Mol in THE GOOD MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

The New Group presents the first production in its 2012-2013 season, the world premiere of The Good Mother, a new play by Francine Volpe. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Mark Blum, Darren Goldstein, Gretchen Mol, Alfredo Narciso and Eric Nelsen. Previews begin October 29 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, November 15 at 7:00pm. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through December 22 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre / 410 West 42nd Street / Acorn Theatre). Check out a first look at Mol in the show below! (more...)

BURNING Plays The New Group, Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group is set to present Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. (more...)

The New Group Presents BURNING, Previews 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. (more...)

BURNING Begins Performances Off-Broadway 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. Previews begin October 26 advance of an Official Opening on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

The New Group Presents BURNING, Opening 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. Previews begin October 26 advance of an Official Opening on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

LAByrinth Theater Company Announces Roster of Actors for 11th Annual Barn Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2010

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), Off-Broadway's home of exhilarating and incendiary theater, has announced the full roster of actors and directors for the 11th Annual Barn Reading Series, a festival of staged readings highlighting 14 new plays. (more...)

Bibb, Crudup, Cannavale Lead LAByrinth's Celebrity Charades 2010: Fight Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2010

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), Off-Broadway's home of exhilarating and incendiary theater, presents its annual signature benefit Celebrity Charades 2010: Fight Night on Monday December 6th at St. Paul's Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Huntington Theatre Presents VENGEANCE IS THE LORD'S
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The New Group's THE GOOD MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The New Group presents the first production in its 2012-2013 season, the world premiere of The Good Mother, a new play by Francine Volpe. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Mark Blum, Darren Goldstein, Gretchen Mol, Alfredo Narciso and Eric Nelsen. Previews began October 31 in advance of an Official Opening Night tomorrow, November 15 at 7:00pm. The limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through December 22 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre / 410 West 42nd Street / Acorn Theatre). Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

Hunter Foster Leads New Group's BURNING, Opens 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. The Official Opening will take place on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Tony Plana, Anthony Chisholm & More to Lead Second Stage's THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director), currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary season, has announced the complete cast for its upcoming production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winnerQuiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The company will feature ANTHONY CHISHOLM (Radio Golf, Jitney), DARIUSH KASHANI (Homebody/Kabul), TONY PLANA (Ugly Betty), ARMANDO RIESCO (2ST's Water by the Spoonful), ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ (Motherf***er with the Hat, Orange is the New Black), and ANNAPURNA SRIRAM (Pericles at Berkeley Rep). (more...)

Photo Flash: The New Group Presents BURNING
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. The production officially opens on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

BURNING Plays The New Group, Previews 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group is set to present Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. (more...)

The New Group Presents BURNING, Opening 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. Previews begin October 26 advance of an Official Opening on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

The New Group Presents BURNING, Previews 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Off-Broadway's The New Group presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Begins At Huntington Theatre Co 11/12-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

LAByrinth Theater Company Announces Roster of Actors for 11th Annual Barn Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2010

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), Off-Broadway's home of exhilarating and incendiary theater, has announced the full roster of actors and directors for the 11th Annual Barn Reading Series, a festival of staged readings highlighting 14 new plays. (more...)

Joanna Gleason to Star in Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the New York premiere of Stephen Karam's new play Sons of the Prophet, will feature Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

2011 Tony Awards Nominees: 'Featured Actress in a Play'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. (more...)

Elizabeth Rodriguez Joins Chazz Palminteri in World Premiere of UNORGANIZED CRIME, Beginning Tonight in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Unorganized Crime, LLC announces that Tony Award-nominated actress Elizabeth Rodriguez (Broadway's The Motherfucker With the Hat) will star opposite Academy Award-nominee Chazz Palminteri ( 'A Bronx Tale,' 'Bullets Over Broadway') in the world premiere play, Unorganized Crime, written by Kenny D'Aquila and directed by David Fofi. Unorganized Crime will now preview tonight, May 3 at 8pm; Sunday, May 4 at 7pm; Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7 at 8pm and will open on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm and run through Saturday, May 31 at the Elephant Theatre, 1076 N. Lillian Way. (at Santa Monica Blvd., one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. (more...)

Justin Bartha, David Wilson Barnes, et al. Set for ALL NEW PEOPLE at Second Stage, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced that DAVID WILSON BARNES (Second Stage's hit Becky Shaw), JUSTIN BARTHA (The Hangover, Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor), ANNA CAMP (Second Stage's The Scene, 'True Blood'), and KRYSTEN RITTER (Confessions of a Shopaholic, Second Stage's All This Intimacy) will appear in the world premiere comedy, ALL NEW PEOPLE, written by ZACH BRAFF and directed by PETER DuBOIS. ALL NEW PEOPLE will begin previews on Tuesday, June 28 and officially open on Monday, July 25 at 7:00pm at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). For tickets or more information, please visit www.2ST.com. (more...)

Zach Braff's ALL NEW PEOPLE to Have World Premiere at Second Stage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2011

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will conclude its 32nd season with the World Premiere of ALL NEW PEOPLE, a new comedy written by Zach Braff. (more...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Cop Drama Gets Picked Up by FX
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

FX will develop a cop drama produced by Philip Seymour Hoffman, Deadline.com reports. Titled Inside, the television show will be written by playwright-screenwriter Kyle Jarrow, as well as Hoffman and Emily Ziff Cooper's Town Prods. (more...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman to Direct Jeffrey DeMunn, Charlie Saxton & More in A FAMILY FOR ALL OCCASIONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble announced today the complete cast and creative team for their World Premiere production of A Family For All Occasions, written by Labyrinth Company Member Bob Glaudini (Jack Goes Boating, A View From 151st Street) and directed by former Labyrinth Co-Artistic Director Philip Seymour Hoffman (Jesus Hopped The A Train, Our Lady of 121st Street). (more...)

The New Group Closes RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Due to popular demand, The New Group has announced a two-week extension for Russian Transport, which began previews on January 17 and had an Official Opening Night on January 30. (more...)

LAByrinth Theater Now Accepting Apps for Summer Intensive Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), Off-Broadway's home of exhilarating and incendiary theater, is accepting applications for their annual Summer Intensive Ensemble. (more...)

Zach Braff's ALL NEW PEOPLE to Have World Premiere at Second Stage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2011

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will conclude its 32nd season with the World Premiere of ALL NEW PEOPLE, a new comedy written by Zach Braff. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Philip Seymour Hoffman in THE MASTER
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2012

Another trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's THE MASTER, from The Weinstein Company, has been released. While the first trailer focused on Joaquin Phoenix's character, the latest features the film's Philip Seymour Hoffman in the title role. Get a first look below! (more...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman For HUNGER GAMES Sequel?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2012

EWonline reports that DEATH OF A SALESMAN star Philip Seymour Hoffman has been offered the role of 'Plutarch Heavensbee' in the upcoming 'Hunger Games' sequel 'Catching Fire.' (more...)

2011 Tony Awards: Ellen Barkin Wins 'Featured Actress in a Play'
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2011

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

LAByrinth Theater Now Accepting Apps for Summer Intensive Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), Off-Broadway's home of exhilarating and incendiary theater, is accepting applications for their annual Summer Intensive Ensemble. (more...)

LOVENESS, a New Play by Craig 'muMs' Grant, Comes to FringeNYC, 8/10-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Craig "muMs" Grant (actor, writer, poet and LAByrinth Theater Co. member) and V. Steinberg Productions, in association with The Present Company as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, present the World premiere of "muMs" second play LOVENESS: I WILL ONLY LOVE YOU ONCE, directed by Jill DeArmon (co-founder Developing Artists Theater Company, former Managing Director LAByrinth Theater Co.) at Fringe Venue #17 - The Players Theater (115 MacDougal Street, between West 3rd and Bleecker) in Manhattan. (more...)

Gleason, Fontana, et al. Set for SONS OF THE PROPHET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company announces casting for its world premiere production of Sons of the Prophet by Stephen Karam (columbinus, Speech & Debate), directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (Becky Shaw at the Almeida Theatre - London, Off Broadway, and the Huntington; Vengeance is the Lord's; Trust). Drama Desk Award winner Santino Fontana (The Importance of Being Earnest, Billy Elliot, Brighton Beach Memoirs) plays Joseph, a former runner now dealing with health issues and the recent death of his father. Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards winner Joanna Gleason (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Joe Egg, Into the Woods) plays Gloria, a formerly successful New York editor who is now Joseph's employer in Nazareth, PA. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, et al. Set for New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

The New Group presents Russian Transport, written by Erika Sheffer, in a world premiere limited engagement January 17 - March 10, 2012. Directed by Scott Elliott, the production features Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, Morgan Spector, Sarah Steele and Raviv Ullman. Official Opening Night is Monday, January 30 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

The New Group Extends RUSSIAN TRANSPORT Thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Due to popular demand, The New Group has announced a two-week extension for Russian Transport, which began previews on January 17 and had an Official Opening Night on January 30. (more...)

Broadway's Sebastian Arcelus and Elizabeth Rodriguez Round Out BLANCO Pilot Cast
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Two Broadway names are in the mix for the full cast of Cinemax's BLANCO drama pilot, starring Shiloh Fernandez. The Hollywood Reporter writes that A TIME TO KILL's Sebastian Arcelus and THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT's Elizabeth Rodriguez have signed on for the project. (more...)

LAByrinth Theater Closes INTRINGULIS 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2010

LAByrinth Theater Company ventures west for their first production in Los Angeles, Carlo Alban's Intringulis. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bibb, Rockwell et al. Team Up for 'Celebrity Charades Fight Night'
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Dec 7, 2010

Last night, December 6, LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), presented Celebrity Charades at St. Paul's Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: BECKY SHAW Plays Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2010

Peter DuBois will direct the British premiere of Gina Gionfriddo's Becky Shaw, from 13 January and running until 5 March, with press night on 20 January 2011. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, et al. Set for New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

The New Group presents Russian Transport, written by Erika Sheffer, in a world premiere limited engagement January 17 - March 10, 2012. Directed by Scott Elliott, the production features Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, Morgan Spector, Sarah Steele and Raviv Ullman. Official Opening Night is Monday, January 30 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Closes At Huntington Theatre Co 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

LAByrinth Launches Training Video For CELEBRITY CHARADES '10: FIGHT NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2010

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), Off-Broadway's home of exhilarating and incendiary theater, today launched an exclusive online training video featuring Bob Balaban, Eric Bogosian, Josh Charles, Rachel Dratch, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Justin Long, Sam Rockwell, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kristen Wiig and David Zayas as they gear up for the main event: Celebrity Charades 2010: Fight Night on Monday December 6th at St. Paul's Hall. (more...)

Joanna Gleason et al. Lead Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET; Previews Begin Sept. 30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast of the New York premiere of Stephen Karam's new play Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois. The cast will feature Yusef Bulos (Bill), Jonathan Louis Dent (Vin), Santino Fontana (Joseph), Joanna Gleason (Gloria), Lizbeth Mackay (Mrs. McAndrew), Dee Nelson (Dr. Manor), Chris Perfetti (Charles), Charles Socarides (Timothy). (more...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman to Direct A FAMILY FOR ALL OCCASIONS at LAByrinth Theater Company in Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2012

Labyrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), Off-Broadway's home of groundbreaking and incendiary theater, today announced its 2012-2013 season of new works, including the three World Premiere productions of: Radiance by Cusi Cram, A Family for All Occasions, written by Bob Glaudini, and a new play by Stephen Adly Guirgis. All three plays will be presented at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street), Labyrinth Theater Company's new home in New York City's West Village. (more...)

Elizabeth Rodriguez to Join Chazz Palminteri in World Premiere of UNORGANIZED CRIME at the Elephant Theatre, 5/3-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Unorganized Crime, LLC announces that Tony Award-nominated actress Elizabeth Rodriguez (Broadway's The Motherfucker With the Hat) will star opposite Academy Award-nominee Chazz Palminteri ( "A Bronx Tale," "Bullets Over Broadway") in the world premiere play, Unorganized Crime, written by Kenny D'Aquila and directed by David Fofi. Unorganized Crime will now preview on Saturday, May 3 at 8pm; Sunday, May 4 at 7pm; Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7 at 8pm and will open on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm and run through Saturday, May 31 at the Elephant Theatre, 1076 N. Lillian Way. (at Santa Monica Blvd., one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. (more...)

LAByrinth Theater Now Accepting Apps for Summer Intensive Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), Off-Broadway's home of exhilarating and incendiary theater, is accepting applications for their annual Summer Intensive Ensemble. (more...)

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