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Richard Thomas, S. Epatha Merkerson, et al. Set for Public Theatre's NEW WORKS NOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) announces casting for the second week of the popular reading series, NEW WORK NOW!, running thru Sunday, September 18 in The Public's Martinson Theater (425 Lafayette Street). Casting for the free readings includes Donald Moffat, Richard Thomas, Michael Cristofer, Veanne Cox, Peter Francis James, Bill Heck, and S. Epatha Merkerson. All readings are free and open to the public and may be reserved by contacting the box office at (212) 967-7555. (more...)

The Public Theater Announces New Work Now! In September, Kicks Off 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) starts the 2011-2012 season with the return of NEW WORK NOW!, the popular reading series that allows audiences an opportunity to experience new work by a diverse selection of established and emerging theater artists. (more...)

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...)

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal Presents THE SONGS OF MARVIN HAMLISCH, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents 'The Songs of Marvin Hamlisch, A Tribute to the Man and His Music' on Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal Presents THE SONGS OF MARVIN HAMLISCH Tonight, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2012

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents 'The Songs of Marvin Hamlisch, A Tribute to the Man and His Music' tonight, October 7, 2012, at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Nina Arianda to Return to the Stage in MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA; Opens 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) are pleased to announce Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur) returns to Manhattan Theatre Club in TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the world premiere play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC). TALES FROM RED VIENNA will begin previews Wednesday, February 26, 2014 and open Tuesday, March 18 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Tickets for this production are currently on sale through Sunday, April 27. (more...)

Tony Nominee Euan Morton to Join Cynthia Von Buhler's SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE, 11/16-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Transporting audiences to an era of mobsters, moonshine, and murder, Cynthia von Buhler's SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE brings an actual unsolved Prohibition-era murder to life in the downtown building that once served as mobster Meyer Lansky's hangout. For three upcoming Saturday performances - November 16, November 23, and December 7 - Tony Award nominee Euan Morton will step into the DOLLHOUSE to play the role of bandleader "Henry Azelrod," performing with members of the jazz band Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant to Join Nina Arianda in MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) have announced that Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Obie Award winner Kathleen Chalfant (Wit, Angels in America) will join previously announced Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur) in Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC). (more...)

David S. Howard Stars In Florida Studio Theatre's THE LAST ROMANCE
by Beau Higgins - Nov 29, 2011

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces the cast & creative team for The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro, beginning December 7. Directed by Drama Desk Award winner Russell Treyz, The Last Romance will run in the Gompertz Theatre (located at 1247 1st Street,Sarasota,FL) through February 11. Opening night is Friday, December 9 at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

David S. Howard to Star in Florida Studio Theatre's THE LAST ROMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has announced the cast & creative team for The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro, beginning December 7. Directed by Drama Desk Award winner Russell Treyz, The Last Romance will run in the Gompertz Theatre (located at 1247 1st Street, Sarasota, FL) through February 11. Opening night is Friday, December 9 at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Begins LIVEforFIVE for RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Today
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, May 9, for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the World Premiere of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw), directed by Peter DuBois (Becky Shaw, Sons of the Prophet, Measure for Pleasure, Jack Goes Boating, Artistic Director of Huntington Theatre Company). (more...)

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Announces STUPID F***ING BIRD House Lights Up Events
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

As part of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's ongoing initiative to "ignite an explosive engagement between theatre artists and the community," Woolly is pleased to announce the House Lights Up events for its upcoming world premiere of playwright Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird. Loosely based on Chekhov's The Seagull, Woolly Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz directs this re-imagined version May 27 through June 23, 2013. (more...)

BWW Interviews: NICE FISH's Emily Swallow: Over the Moon, Coast to Coast and on the Ice in Minneapolis
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - May 3, 2013

The lovely Emily Swallow plays Flo in new work, NICE FISH, by Mark Rylance & Louis Jenkins, at Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater through May 18. She took a moment off the stage to tell BroadwayWorld.com in Minneapolis about her current role, her experiences coast to coast and spending time ice fishing, tour guiding and working hard in Minneapolis and beyond. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

Photo Flash: Amy Brenneman, Beth Dixon, et al. in Playwrights Horizons' RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

Previews began May 18 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director;Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw). Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

MODERN TERRORISM, WATER BY THE SPOONFUL Included in Second Stage's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Following an acclaimed season which included the world premiere of Paul Weitz's Lonely, I'm Not and a critically lauded second staging of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winner, How I Learned To Drive, Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has just announced two of the four mainstage productions in the company's upcoming 34th season. For subscription or ticket information, please call the Second Stage Box Office at 212-246-4422 or visit the company's website, www.2ST.com. All productions are staged at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street (just west of Eighth Avenue). (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons' RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Begins Previews May 18
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

Previews begin this Friday, May 18 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw). Directed by Peter DuBois (Becky Shaw, Sons of the Prophet, Measure for Pleasure, Jack Goes Boating, Artistic Director of Huntington Theatre Company), the play is the final production of the theater company's 2011/2012 Season. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, June 12 at 7PM and the limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 24 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Co's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA with Nina Arianda Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC), opens tonight, March 18 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street) in a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, April 27. (more...)

Review Roundup: MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA
by Review Roundups - Mar 18, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Tales from Red Vienna, the new play by David Grimm, directed by Kate Whoriskey, opened tonight, March 18 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Public 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...)

Amy Brenneman & Original NYC Cast to Open RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN at Geffen Playhouse, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

The original New York cast -- Amy Brenneman (Judging Amy, NYPD Blue, Private Practice), Beth Dixon, Virginia Kull, Kellie Overbey andLee Tergesen (Monster, Wayne's World, Weird Science) - are set for the West Coast premiere of Rapture, Blister, Burn, written by Gina Gionfriddo, in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, opening Wednesday, August 21, 2013 (previews begin August 13). (more...)

Photo Coverage: RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Opens at Playwright's Horizons
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 13, 2012

Last night, June 13, Playwrights Horizons opened the World Premiere of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw). Previews began May 18. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the curtain call and post-show celebration and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

The 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...)

Emily Swallow & Jac Huberman to Bring COME AGAIN to Joe's Pub, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Siren songstresses Jac Huberman and Emily Swallow bring their unique chemistry as vocalists and storytellers to the stage to sing about obsessions ranging from nighttime baking to cleaning supplies addiction to pornography in their cabaret set Jac N' Swallow: Come Again, playing at Joe's Pub on Monday, August 5th, at 9:30pm. (more...)

STC Presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Co Presents THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Euan Morton with Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators Launch LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK at The Players Club
by Walter McBride - Jan 28, 2014

Stageworks Media just launched the LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK cabaret series at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South). The series kicked-off last night, January 27th, 2014 with Tony nominee Euan Morton, backed by Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators. Mr. Morton and the six-piece jazz ensemble performed a repertoire of turn of the century ragtime, 1920?s jazz and depression-era swing by composers such as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington. Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA with Nina Arianda Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC) begins rehearsals today starring Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur), Lucille Lortel nominee Tina Benko (Jackie, 'Brotherhood'), and Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Obie Award winner Kathleen Chalfant (Wit, Angels in America), Michael Esper (American Idiot, The Four of Us), Michael Goldsmith (Off-Broadway debut), and Lucas Hall (Beyond the Horizon, Othello). (more...)

Tina Benko, Michael Esper and More Join MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for the upcoming world premiere production of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC). (more...)

STC Presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Co Presents THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA with Nina Arianda Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Tales from Red Vienna, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC), stars Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur), Lucille Lortel nominee Tina Benko (Jackie, 'Brotherhood'), and Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Obie Award winner Kathleen Chalfant (Wit, Angels in America), Michael Esper (American Idiot, The Four of Us), Michael Goldsmith (Off-Broadway debut), and Lucas Hall (Beyond the Horizon, Othello). (more...)

David S. Howard Stars In Florida Studio Theatre's THE LAST ROMANCE
by Beau Higgins - Dec 8, 2011

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces the cast & creative team for The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro, beginning December 7. Directed by Drama Desk Award winner Russell Treyz, The Last Romance will run in the Gompertz Theatre (located at 1247 1st Street,Sarasota,FL) through February 11. Opening night is Friday, December 9 at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

David S. Howard to Star in Florida Studio Theatre's THE LAST ROMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2011

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has announced the cast & creative team for The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro, beginning December 7. Directed by Drama Desk Award winner Russell Treyz, The Last Romance will run in the Gompertz Theatre (located at 1247 1st Street, Sarasota, FL) through February 11. Opening night is Friday, December 9 at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Euan Morton to Make 54 Below Debut, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tony nominee Euan Morton, making his debut at the acclaimed Manhattan nightspot, on Thursday, December 12th, 2013. Show time is 9:30 PM; doors will open at 8:45 PM. Backed by Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators, Morton, will perform repertoire of turn of the century ragtime, 1920?s jazz and depression era swing by composers such as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington. There is a $25-$35 cover charge and a $25 food and beverage minimum. Visit 54Below.com for reservations and information. (more...)

ArtsWest Presents Heather Hawkins in SHIRLEY VALENTINE, 1/23-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2012

Shirley Valentine is a witty and insightful story of a middle-aged working class Liverpool housewife who is transformed by a surprise holiday in the Greek islands. A Laurence Olivier Award winner for Best New Comedy in 1988 and Tony Award nominee for Best Play, the one-woman play stars Footlight Award winner Heather Hawkins. Shirley Valentine runs from January 23 - February 16, 2013 at ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery in West Seattle. (more...)

Euan Morton to Launch LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK Cabaret Series at The Players Club on 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Stageworks Media proudly announces the launch of the LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK cabaret series at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South). The series will kick-off on Monday January 27th, 2014 with Tony nominee Euan Morton, backed by Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators. Mr. Morton and the six-piece jazz ensemble will perform a repertoire of turn of the century ragtime, 1920?s jazz and depression-era swing by composers such as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington. Show times are at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM (doors open 45 minutes prior to show time). Tickets are priced at $25-$35 (cocktails and light fare will be available, but there is NO food or drink minimum). Tickets are available now at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/537761. (more...)

RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

STC Presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Euan Morton Makes 54 Below Debut!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 13, 2013

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, just featured Tony nominee Euan Morton, who made his debut at the acclaimed Manhattan nightspot last night, December 12th. Backed by Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators, Morton, performed repertoire of turn of the century ragtime, 1920's jazz and depression era swing by composers such as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington. Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Ryan Star, Jayme Stone, UNDER THE RADAR Festival and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

This week at Joe's Pub at the Public, August 5-11, will feature: Summer & Eve...and Friends, Jac 'n Swallow, Diego Figueiredo, Ryan Star, Freestyle Love Supreme, Lindsay Katt, Debauche, Katy Steele/Andrew Shapiro, Osekre/Mean Lady, Kim Lenz, Lalana, Henry Butler, Jayme Stone, and Incoming! The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival. (more...)

Emily Swallow & Jac Huberman Brings COME AGAIN to Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Siren songstresses Jac Huberman and Emily Swallow bring their unique chemistry as vocalists and storytellers to the stage to sing about obsessions ranging from nighttime baking to cleaning supplies addiction to pornography in their cabaret set Jac N' Swallow: Come Again, playing at Joe's Pub tonight, August 5th, at 9:30pm. (more...)

Amy Brenneman & Original NYC Cast Open RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN at Geffen Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

The original New York cast -- Amy Brenneman (Judging Amy, NYPD Blue, Private Practice), Beth Dixon, Virginia Kull, Kellie Overbey andLee Tergesen (Monster, Wayne's World, Weird Science) - are set for the West Coast premiere of Rapture, Blister, Burn, written by Gina Gionfriddo, in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, opening tonight, August 21, 2013 (previews began August 13). (more...)

The Public Theater Announces New Work Now! In September, Kicks Off 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) starts the 2011-2012 season with the return of NEW WORK NOW!, the popular reading series that allows audiences an opportunity to experience new work by a diverse selection of established and emerging theater artists. (more...)

Plays by Robert O'Hara, Jessica Blank & More Set for The Public's NEW WORK NOW! Series, Begin. 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The Public Theater announced the September line-up today for NEW WORK NOW!, the free reading series that allows audiences an opportunity to experience new work by a diverse selection of established and emerging theater artists. NEW WORK NOW! will run September 9 to September 21 in The Public's Martinson Theater (425 Lafayette Street). Now in its twentieth season, NEW WORK NOW! is an important part of The Public Theater's ongoing commitment to developing and mentoring new voices for the American Theater. (more...)

Amy Brenneman Set to Lead RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012

Playwrights Horizons has just announced complete casting for the World Premiere of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw). Directed by Peter DuBois (Becky Shaw, Sons of the Prophet, Measure for Pleasure, Jack Goes Boating, Artistic Director of Huntington Theatre Company), the production will begin previews Friday, May 18 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Tuesday, June 12 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 24 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Amy Brenneman and Cast Announced for Playwrights Horizons' RAPTURE, BLISTER BURN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) announces complete casting for the World Premiere of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw). Directed by Peter DuBois (Becky Shaw, Sons of the Prophet, Measure for Pleasure, Jack Goes Boating, Artistic Director of Huntington Theatre Company), the production will begin previews Friday, May 18 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Tuesday, June 12 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 24 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater. (more...)

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