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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

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Frank Wood, Kristen Connolly, & Bill Irwin Join Kelli O'Hara et al. in Public's KING LEAR; Cast CompleteFrank Wood, Kristen Connolly, & Bill Irwin Join Kelli O'Hara et al. in Public's KING LEAR; Cast Complete
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, beginning preview performances on Tuesday, October 18. Kristen Connolly (Cordelia), Bill Irwin (The Fool), and Frank Wood (Cornwall) will join the company that includes the previously announced Che Ayende (Duke of Burgundy/Knight/Servant), Craig Bockhorn (Doctor), Michael Crane (Oswald), Herb Foster (Old Man/Knight), Seth Gilliam (Edmund), Enid Graham (Goneril), Michael Izquierdo (King of France), Michael McKean (Gloucester), Arian Moayed (Edgar), Kelli O'Hara (Regan), John Douglas Thompson (Kent), Richard Topol (Albany), and Sam Waterston (Lear). (more...)

Photo Flash: A Glimpse at The Public Theater's KING LEAR, Featuring Sam Waterston, Kelli O'Hara and More, in Rehearsal!Photo Flash: A Glimpse at The Public Theater's KING LEAR, Featuring Sam Waterston, Kelli O'Hara and More, in Rehearsal!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will begin previews for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, on Tuesday, October 18. KING LEAR will run through Sunday, November 20 in The Public's Newman Theater with an official press opening on Tuesday, November 8. (more...)

Photo Flash: KING LEAR in Rehearsals at the Public TheaterPhoto Flash: KING LEAR in Rehearsals at the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will begin previews for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, on Tuesday, October 18. KING LEAR will run through Sunday, November 20 in The Public's Newman Theater with an official press opening on Tuesday, November 8. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons to Premiere 'Doris to Darlene'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2007

Playwrights Horizons has announced additional casting and details for the third production of its 2007/2008 Season, the World Premiere of Doris To Darlene, A Cautionary Valentine, a new play by Jordan Harrison. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons $5 Ticket Lotto Open Now
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2007

This season, Playwrights Horizons announced the creation of LIVEforFIVE, a ticketing initiative that makes available $5 tickets for the first preview performance of each Playwrights Horizons production via an online lottery. (more...)

Photo Flash: Doris to DarlenePhoto Flash: Doris to Darlene
by BWW - Nov 27, 2007

Playwrights Horizons production of Doris to Darlene, A Cautionary Valentine, a new play by Jordan Harrison and directed by Les Waters, officially opens its world premiere on December 11, 2007 at Playwrights Horizons Mainstage Theatre (more...)

Mason, Keenan-Bolger, Bogart Added to Playwrights SeasonMason, Keenan-Bolger, Bogart Added to Playwrights Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2007

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, has announced new details for three productions of its 2007/2008 Season, including the first casting news. (more...)

'Saved!' Musical Joins Playwrights Horizons' 2007-8 Line-Up'Saved!' Musical Joins Playwrights Horizons' 2007-8 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2007

A musical adaptation of 2004 Christian high school comedy Saved will premiere at Off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons (Grey Gardens) in the venue's 2007-8 season. (more...)

DETROIT '67 Heads to Harlem Following Run at The Public Theater, Now thru 4/14DETROIT '67 Heads to Harlem Following Run at The Public Theater, Now thru 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Following its run at The Public Theater, Detroit '67, the much buzzed-about play by two-time NAACP Image Award recipient, Dominique Morisseau, will open at the National Black Theatre tonight, March 23. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, the powerful drama will run through Sunday, April 14, presented by Time Warner. Billed as 'Uptown Meets Downtown,' the production is a collaboration between the Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director), National Black Theatre (Sade Lythcott, CEO; Nabii Faison, General Manager and The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director). (more...)

DETROIT '67 to Head to Harlem Following Run at The Public Theater, 3/23-4/14DETROIT '67 to Head to Harlem Following Run at The Public Theater, 3/23-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Following its run at The Public Theater, Detroit '67, the much buzzed-about play by two-time NAACP Image Award recipient, Dominique Morisseau, will open at the National Black Theatre on Saturday, March 23. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, the powerful drama will run through Sunday, April 14, presented by Time Warner. Billed as 'Uptown Meets Downtown,' the production is a collaboration between the Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director), National Black Theatre (Sade Lythcott, CEO; Nabii Faison, General Manager and The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director). (more...)

Public Theatre's BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Previews 3/23Public Theatre's BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Previews 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the critically acclaimed rock musical that returns to The Public after a sold-out run last spring as part of The Public's Public LAB season. A co-production with Center Theatre Group and in association with Les Freres Corbusier, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON is written and directed by Alex Timbers and features music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Previews begin on Tuesday, March 23 and will continue through Sunday, April 25 with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 6. (more...)

Plays by Ruhl, Bock, Etc. at Playwrights Horizons in '07-'08
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2007

Playwrights Horizons has announced the first five productions of its 2007-2008 Season (more...)

Walker et al. Lead Public Theatre's BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON; Opens 3/23Walker et al. Lead Public Theatre's BLOODY, BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON; Opens 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the critically acclaimed rock musical that returns to The Public after a sold-out run last spring as part of The Public's Public LAB season. A co-production with Center Theatre Group and in association with Les Freres Corbusier, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON is written and directed by Alex Timbers and features music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Previews begin on Tuesday, March 23 and will continue through Sunday, April 25 with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 6. (more...)

Public Theater to Tour RICHARD III This JulyPublic Theater to Tour RICHARD III This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will take its MOBILE SHAKESPEARE UNIT on tour again this July with a production of RICHARD III, directed by Amanda Dehnert. The three-week tour, July 16 to August 3, will bring free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts before a sit-down run at The Public Theater, August 6-25. Tickets for Richard III at The Public are $15 and go on sale July 12. (more...)

Lois Smith to Star in Playwrights Horizons' 'Saints'Lois Smith to Star in Playwrights Horizons' 'Saints'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2007

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, has announced additional casting for its 2007/2008 Season. (more...)

Penguin Rep Presents NY Premiere of 'Fall to Earth'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2008

Michele Pawk and Laura Heisler portray a mother and daughter with a troubled history in 'The Fall to Earth,' a drama by Joel Drake Johnson that is having its New York premiere at Penguin Repertory Company in Stony Point, N.Y., through July 20. (more...)

The Public Theater Begins Previews 8/6 for RICHARD IIIThe Public Theater Begins Previews 8/6 for RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews on Monday, August 6 for The Mobile Shakespeare Unit's RICHARD III, directed by Amanda Dehnert. Following a three-week tour, bringing free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts, RICHARD III will run at The Public Theater through Saturday, August 25, with an official press opening on Saturday, August 11. Tickets are $15 and on sale now. (more...)

DETROIT '67 World Premiere Begins Previews at The Public Theater TonightDETROIT '67 World Premiere Begins Previews at The Public Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of DETROIT '67, a Public Lab production by Dominique Morisseau, tonight, February 26. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, DETROIT '67 will run through Sunday, March 17 in The Public's Shiva Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 12. (more...)

DETROIT '67 World Premiere to Begin Previews at The Public Theater, 2/26DETROIT '67 World Premiere to Begin Previews at The Public Theater, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of DETROIT '67, a Public Lab production by Dominique Morisseau, on Tuesday, February 26. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, DETROIT '67 will run through Sunday, March 17 in The Public's Shiva Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 12. (more...)

Martini Talk: Doris To Darlene & The SeafarerMartini Talk: Doris To Darlene & The Seafarer
by Michael Dale - Dec 17, 2007

Jordan Harrison's comedy on the power of music doesn't lack for imagination and high ambition while Conor McPherson's Christmas tale boasts an excellent ensemble. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Arian Moayed and Richard Topol Join The Public Theater's KING LEAR; Tickets On Sale Now!Kelli O'Hara, Arian Moayed and Richard Topol Join The Public Theater's KING LEAR; Tickets On Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) announced additional casting today for KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald, running October 18 - November 20 in the Newman Theater with an official press opening on November 8. Che Ayende (Duke of Burgundy/Knight/Servant), Craig Bockhorn (Doctor), Michael Crane (Oswald), Herb Foster (Old Man/Curan), Seth Gilliam (Edmund), Michael Izquierdo (King of France), Arian Moayed (Edgar), Kelli O'Hara (Regan), and Richard Topol (Albany) will join the previously announced Enid Graham (Goneril), Michael McKean (Gloucester), John Douglas Thompson (Kent) and Sam Waterston (Lear). Single tickets, priced at $75-$85, go on sale Tuesday, August 9. Member tickets are $40 and are on sale now. (more...)

DETROIT '67 to Head to Harlem Following Run at The Public Theater, 3/23-4/14DETROIT '67 to Head to Harlem Following Run at The Public Theater, 3/23-4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Following its run at The Public Theater, Detroit '67, the much buzzed-about play by two-time NAACP Image Award recipient, Dominique Morisseau, will open at the National Black Theatre on Saturday, March 23. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, the powerful drama will run through Today, April 14, presented by Time Warner. Billed as 'Uptown Meets Downtown,' the production is a collaboration between the Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director), National Black Theatre (Sade Lythcott, CEO; Nabii Faison, General Manager and The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director). (more...)

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