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Mile Square Theatre's 7TH INNING STRETCH Starts Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Mile Square Theatre (MST), Hudson County's leading professional theatre, brings back its signature event 7th INNING STRETCH: 7 10-MINUTE PLAYS ABOUT BASEBALL. (more...)

Samuel Proffitt Shares Glowering New Single Drown'; Announces 'The Grey Notebook' EP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Critically lauded musician and producer Samuel Proffitt will return in 2016 with The Grey Notebook EP set for release on October 3rd. (more...)

EgoPo Classic Theater Announces DELIRIUM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

When a modern Irish playwright meets a Russian classic - all hell breaks loose. On October 28, EgoPo presents the Philadelphia premiere of Theatre O and Enda Walsh's raucous revisioning of The Brothers Karamazov. Through an explosion of light, sound and puppetry, this theatrical outburst of toxic masculinity will grab audiences by the throat. Three brothers are locked in an eternal family struggle with their abusive patriarch culminating in an epic theological battle. Delirium previews October 26-27 and opens Friday, October 28. The show runs three weeks, closing on Sunday, November 13. Tickets start at $25. Performances are at the Latvian Society Theater on 7th and Spring Garden. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre to Bring Back 7TH INNING STRETCH 10-Minute Play Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Mile Square Theatre (MST), Hudson County's leading professional theatre, brings back its signature event 7th INNING STRETCH: 7 10-MINUTE PLAYS ABOUT BASEBALL. (more...)

Dion Johnstone to Star as CORIOLANUS with Patrick Page and More at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for William Shakespeare's Coriolanus, the first production of the 2016-'17 season. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre's 7TH INNING STRETCH Starts Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Mile Square Theatre (MST), Hudson County's leading professional theatre, brings back its signature event 7th INNING STRETCH: 7 10-MINUTE PLAYS ABOUT BASEBALL. (more...)

Cast Announced for Regional Premiere of Sting's THE LAST SHIP in Utah
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of The Last Ship, the semi-autobiographical lyrical musical by the world-renowned musician Sting. Sting wrote the music and lyrics; the book was written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey. (more...)

Bill Camp, Julie Halston, Michael Urie and More Tapped for Red Bull Theater's TARTUFFE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced the complete cast for their 2016-'17 Season kick-off, a special benefit reading and party on Monday, October 10th (7:30pm) at Symphony Space: Moliere's Tartuffe, translated by Richard Wilbur, directed by Marc Vietor (who directed last season's acclaimed The School for Scandal), and starring Bill Camp, Julie Halston, Dana Ivey, Reg Rogers, Derek Smith, and Michael Urie, along with Christian DeMarais, Gretchen Hall, Naomi Lorrain, and Ben Mehl. (more...)

BWW Review: Louis Viljoen's DANGLED with Rob van Vuuren Offers Genius in Action at the Cape Town Fringe
by David Fick - Oct 4, 2016

It is quite remarkable when contemporary theatre-makers succeed in taking on a classic work and reinventing it so that it resonates within the context of our particular space and time. DANGLED is theatrical savant Louis Viljoen's adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's 1835 short story, 'Diary of a Madman', written as a performance piece for Rob van Vuuren. The result? Genius in action. (more...)

Samuel Proffitt Shares Glowering New Single Drown'; Announces 'The Grey Notebook' EP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Critically lauded musician and producer Samuel Proffitt will return in 2016 with The Grey Notebook EP set for release on October 3rd. (more...)

EgoPo Classic Theater Announces DELIRIUM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

When a modern Irish playwright meets a Russian classic - all hell breaks loose. On October 28, EgoPo presents the Philadelphia premiere of Theatre O and Enda Walsh's raucous revisioning of The Brothers Karamazov. Through an explosion of light, sound and puppetry, this theatrical outburst of toxic masculinity will grab audiences by the throat. Three brothers are locked in an eternal family struggle with their abusive patriarch culminating in an epic theological battle. Delirium previews October 26-27 and opens Today, October 28. The show runs three weeks, closing on Sunday, November 13. Tickets start at $25. Performances are at the Latvian Society Theater on 7th and Spring Garden. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NOSE, Royal Opera House, 20 October 2016
by Alexandra Coghlan - Oct 21, 2016

Composed when Shostakovich was just 21 years old, fresh from the conservatoire and still high on the success of his First Symphony, The Nose is a piece of musical rebellion - a fantasy of abrasive, rule-breaking joie de vivre whose absurd, anarchic rompings and musical shape-shiftings conceal a political switchblade under their brightly-coloured clothes. This is pantomime, certainly, but adult pantomime. Never before staged at the Royal Opera, the piece now makes a belated debut, and in the hands of Australian director Barrie Kosky it looks scarcely less radical now than it would have done back in 1928. (more...)

Dion Johnstone Stars as CORIOLANUS, Starting Tonight at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Red Bull Theater presents William Shakespeare's Coriolanus, the first production of the 2016-'17 season. (more...)

Samuel Proffitt Shares Haunting Single 'Depth', New EP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Samuel Proffitt, critically acclaimed musician and producer, revealed his much anticipated EP The Grey Notebook last week. (more...)

Starry TARTUFFE Reading Set for Tonight at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Red Bull Theater presents their 2016-'17 Season kick-off, a special benefit reading and party, tonight, October 10th (7:30pm) at Symphony Space: Moliere's Tartuffe, translated by Richard Wilbur, directed by Marc Vietor (who directed last season's acclaimed The School for Scandal), and starring Bill Camp, Julie Halston, Dana Ivey, Reg Rogers, Derek Smith, and Michael Urie, along with Christian DeMarais, Gretchen Hall, Naomi Lorrain, and Ben Mehl. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Sets Cast for THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE 'Revelation Reading'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced the complete cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday November 14th (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Red Bull Theater presents John Webster's THE WHITE DEVIL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) today announced the complete cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday December 5th (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): John Webster's THE WHITE DEVIL, directed by Louisa Proske, featuring Tina Benko, Justin Blanchard, Kathleen Chalfant, Clifton Duncan, Danaya Esperanza, Allen Gilmore, Sheria Irving, Mark Nelson, Edward O'Blenis, Jeffrey Omura, Matthew Rauch, Rocco Sisto, and more. Remaining tickets are available at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101.   (more...)

Last Chance to See the Acclaimed Production of William Shakespeare's CORIOLANUS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The streets are full of protest: It's an election year; economic inequality strains the social fabric; debates rage throughout a nation riddled with dissension and distrust; unscrupulous politicians manipulate public opinion; the hypocrisy and humiliation of political campaigns drive away the country's finest! But beneath all this political drama looms the personal tragedy of one man's emotional blindness.  Call it Coriolanus ripped from the headlines!!  (more...)

Samuel Proffitt Reveals Video for 'Depth' ft. Naadia
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Today Samuel Proffitt shares the video for “Depth” ft. Naadia, directed by Margarita Sayapina, off of his new EP The Grey Notebook. (more...)

Gate Theatre Announces Too Close to Home Season
by Marianka Swain - Jun 9, 2016

Artistic Director of the Gate Christopher Haydon today announces their new season: Too Close to Home. The season opens with Diary of a Madman, a brand new adaptation of Gogol's classic story by Al Smith, reimagined in contemporary Scotland (28-30 July, 5-24 September). (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of DIARY OF A MADMAN at Gate Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 23, 2016

Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre Christopher Haydon today announces the full cast for the world premiere DIARY OF A MADMAN. Haydon directs Deborah Arnott (Mavra Sheeran), Liam Brennan (Pop Sheeran), Lois Chimimba (Mel McCloud), Guy Clark (Matthew White) and Louise McMenemy (Sophie Sheeran). Following the success of the Gate Theatre's recent Fringe First winning The Christians and Grounded, Diary of a Madman marks the Gate Theatre's third visit to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (more...)

Christopher Haydon to Step Down as Artistic Director of The Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Today, 14 June 2016, Christopher Haydon announced he will step down as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, leaving in January 2017 after five years of leading the company. His recently announced new season - Too Close To Home, will be his penultimate season at the Gate Theatre. Haydon will continue programming the Gate up until May 2017, with his last season being announced in late 2016. The post of Artistic Director at the Gate Theatre will be advertised shortly. (more...)

Family Musical THE NOSE to Premiere This Summer as Part of MITF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

THE NOSE, a new musical by Kit Goldstein Grant, will premiere this August at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. The production runs July 16 through August 7, 2016 at The Workshop's Main Stage Theater, 312 West 36TH STREET, New York, New York 10018. (more...)

A PLAY ABOUT THE RAMONES Comes to Bootleg Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The Ramones are coming back to Los Angeles! JOHN ROSS BOWIE's play, A PLAY ABOUT THE RAMONES, tells the legendary story of when the Ramones recorded their fifth album, End of the Century, with infamous producer Phil Spector. This year marks the 40th anniversary of The Ramone's 1976 debut album. (more...)

New Children's Theatre Launch BEYOND IMAGINATION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Imagine Project, a brand new children's theatre company focusing on gender equity, diversity, and inclusion, will launch its new company with Beyond Imagination, a gala event on Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Colony Theatre Company in Burbank, CA. Imagine Project will be the only union theatre company in Los Angeles dedicated solely to children's programming. The event is free and open to the public but RSVP registration is required at imagineprojectca.com/eventbrite. The evening will feature complimentary food, wine, live entertainment, and an auction. Dress code is 'cocktail swanky.' Actor Jeffrey Landman, best known as Billy Hill in the Halloween film franchise, will serve as MC for the gala. John Achorn, Karl Ramsey, and Juliette Storace, of the Commedia dell'Arte Studio Zanni, will also perform. The launch event will serve as a fundraiser for the new theatre company. Proceeds will be used to fund production costs for The Tale of Turandot by Armina LaManna, Imagine Project's inaugural production slated for early 2017. (more...)

A PLAY ABOUT THE RAMONES Comes to Bootleg Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2016

The Ramones are coming back to Los Angeles! JOHN ROSS BOWIE's play, A PLAY ABOUT THE RAMONES, tells the legendary story of when the Ramones recorded their fifth album, End of the Century, with infamous producer Phil Spector. This year marks the 40th anniversary of The Ramone's 1976 debut album. (more...)

17th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

The 17th Annual MIDTOWN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, runs today, July 16, through August 7, 2016 at The WORKSHOP'S MAIN STAGE & JEWEL BOX, 312 W 36TH STREET. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Gate Theatre's DIARY OF A MADMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Diary of a Madman is a brand new adaptation of Gogol's classic story by Al Smith, reimagined in contemporary Scotland. Directed by Christopher Haydon, the sharply political, witty Diary of a Madman is on at the Traverse Theatre 4-28 August (press performance on 5 August) and at the Gate Theatre 28-30 July and 5-24 September (press performance on 6 September). (more...)

The Space at the Westbury Theater Kicks Off 2017 With New and Exciting Music Acts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

With the beginning of the new year, The Space at the Westbury Theater is getting ready to bring the sounds of some of Long Island and greater NY's hottest musical acts, tributes to great bands as well as the best decades in popular music, and national headliners to their Main Stage and the All Music Inc. Lounge at 250 Post Ave, Westbury NY! (more...)

Carson Elrod and More Tapped for THE MERRY DEVIL OF EDMONTON at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday January 23rd (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): William Shakespeare's (we think) THE MERRY DEVIL OF EDMONTON, directed by Ben Prusiner and featuring Opal Alladin, Sheila Bandyopadhyay, Johnny Lee Davenport, Dan de Jesus, Carson Elrod, Rebecca S'manga Frank, Adam Green, Andrus Nichols, Sarah Rice, David Ryan Smith, Derek Smith, Raphael Nash Thompson, Ryan Brooke Taylor, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Andrew Weems, and more. (more...)

Award-Winning Family Musical Based on Gogol's Tale Comes to Landmark Russian Theater for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

THE NOSE, a whimsical new family musical by Kit Goldstein Grant, will play Brooklyn's famous Master Theater (formerly known as the Millennium Theater) for one night only following its sold-out premiere at the Workshop Theatre in Midtown Manhattan last summer. The New York Times warns readers, 'you may feel that a part of your body has a mind of its own!' (more...)

Regional Premiere of THE ENCHANTED at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Described as '...a fascinating, absorbing adventure... full of grace and wit,' Jean Giraudoux's mercurial, magical meditation on life and death previews Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8, opens Thursday, February 9 at 7:30 pm and runs through Sunday, March 5. (more...)

Alexander Upstairs Presents DANGLED this Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Dangled is an adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's short story Diary of a Madman by mutli-award winning writer Louis Viljoen and performed by multi-award winning actor Rob van Vuuren. (more...)

Cast Set for Theresa Rebeck's THE WAY OF THE WORLD at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday February 27th (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): Theresa Rebeck's THE WAY OF THE WORLD. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Seeking Six Works for 2017 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that their seventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Dael Orlandersmith and Arthur Kopit, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country.  (more...)

Ape Records Announces Exclusive Interviews with i24 TV
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

APE is a new kind of record label, with a new way of getting things done. Founded by Tamir Muskat and Eyal Gruenberg, APE Records is a hybrid between a production house, a music label, and a branding company. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Presents World Premiere Of Lera Auerbach's NYx: FRACTURED DREAMS And More In February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere-New York Philharmonic Commission of Lera Auerbach's NYx: Fractured Dreams (Violin Concerto No. 4). (more...)

Kenyon Phillips to Star in Jason Craig & Dave Malloy's BEARDO Off-Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Pipeline Theatre Company has announced Beardo, with book and lyrics by Jason Craig (Beowulf - A Thousand Years of Baggage), music by Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), and directed by Ellie Heyman (The Traveling Imaginary). Beardo will take place at St. John's Lutheran Church (155 Milton Street, Brooklyn - G Train, Greenpoint Stop). (more...)

THE WHITE DEVIL Reading Set for Tonight at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Red Bull Theater presents their next Revelation Reading tonight, December 5th, at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

A Symbolist SEAGULL to Play EgoPo Classic Theater This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Konstantin Gavrilovich Trepleyev invites you to join him for a performance starring Nina Zarechnaya as the Universal Soul, performed at the estate of Russia's famed actress, Arkadina Nikolayevna. Arrive lakeside as the full moon rises. Champagne Optional. Nature and eternity await. (more...)

BWW Review: OH BABY, I'M A WILD ONE Offers a Deeply Cynical View of Contemporary Morality at the Alexander Upstairs
by David Fick - Dec 14, 2016

Louis Viljoen's OH BABY, I'M A WILD ONE is a character study of a first-year teacher trying to sift through the psychological debris that a confluence of key events has bulldozed into her life. It is theatre that offers some food for thought about how society constructs morality and how individuals seem geared to deconstruct and contravene those norms. (more...)

Family Musical THE NOSE to Premiere This Summer as Part of MITF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

THE NOSE, a new musical by Kit Goldstein Grant, will premiere this August at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. The production runs July 16 through August 7, 2016 at The Workshop's Main Stage Theater, 312 West 36TH STREET, New York, New York 10018. (more...)

Cast Announced for Regional Premiere of Sting's THE LAST SHIP in Utah
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of The Last Ship, the semi-autobiographical lyrical musical by the world-renowned musician Sting. Sting wrote the music and lyrics; the book was written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NOSE at Midtown International Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

THE NOSE by Kit Goldstein Grant, directed by Lacy Reily, music director Matthew Bennis, book, music and lyrics by Kit Goldstein Grant; starring Christopher Michaels, Jo Walker, Scott Caron, Adrian Rifat, Ron Orlovsky, and Loulu Luzi, will play the Midtown International Theatre Festival this weekend. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Red Bull Theater's Lust For The Past
by Michael Dale - Aug 29, 2016

Beginning with its 2003 production of Shakespeare's PERICLES, Red Bull Theater has become one of Off-Broadway's most noted not-profit companies specializing in plays of heightened language.  With the Jacobean plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries as its cornerstone, it's Red Bull's mission to embrace the imagination of theatergoers through intimate, imaginative productions of great classic stories from all eras and cultures. (more...)

CORIOLANUS, THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR and More Set for Red Bull Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced their 2016-'17 Season will include William Shakespeare's Coriolanus; a new version of Nikolai Gogol's The Government Inspector; as well as an all new season of their acclaimed Revelation Readings featuring Kristine Nielsen (Vanya, Sonya, Masha and Spike), Matthew Rauch ('Banshee'), Derek Smith (Green Bird, Lion King), Christian DeMarais, Gretchen Hall, Ryan Garbayo (Loot), Ben Mehl, Amelia Pedlow ('Tis Pity She's A Whore), Carson Elrod (Peter and the Starcatcher), and more.  (more...)

New York Philharmonic Announces Free Insights at the Atrium Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The New York Philharmonic has announced the 2016-17 season's Insights at the Atrium series, free events exploring themes of the Philharmonic's concert season through multimedia lectures, conversations, and panel discussions. Expanding to eight events this season, Insights at the Atrium has gained in popularity since its inception in 2011, helping thousands of audience members delve more deeply into the music, musicians, and ideas featured in the Philharmonic's season through a dynamic and accessible forum. All events are held at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center and begin at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre to Bring Back 7TH INNING STRETCH 10-Minute Play Event
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Mile Square Theatre (MST), Hudson County's leading professional theatre, brings back its signature event 7th INNING STRETCH: 7 10-MINUTE PLAYS ABOUT BASEBALL. (more...)

BWW Preview: Teater KataK to Stage THE MUSKETEERS, 23-25 September
by Yuliani Supandji - Aug 19, 2016

After being launched as a legal entity in early June, independent KataK is set to stage its initial production entitled The Musketeers, adapted from a novel by noted French writer Alexandre Dumas, at the Jakarta Art Building (GKJ) on Sept. 23 to 25. (more...)

Balkan Beat Box at the Fox Theatre September 18th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Balkan Beat Box first exploded out of Brooklyn's underground music scene in 2005 with a self-titled debut that unleashed into the world their Mediterranean-inflected, globalized electronica sound. (more...)

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