CHOSEN CHILD Plays Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Now thru 11/22CHOSEN CHILD Plays Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/30/14 - THE REAL THING Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/30/14 - THE REAL THING Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 30, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE REAL THING opens on Broadway, BROADWAY SESSIONS goes drag and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bill Pullman and More in The New Group's STICKS AND BONESPhoto Flash: First Look at Bill Pullman and More in The New Group's STICKS AND BONES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

David Rabe's Sticks and Bones launches The New Group's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer andRaviv Ullman. Previews began on October 21 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, November 6. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

The New Group's STICKS AND BONES Begins Previews TonightThe New Group's STICKS AND BONES Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

David Rabe's Sticks and Bones launches The New Group's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer and Raviv Ullman. Previews begin tonight, October 21 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, November 6. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/21/14 - STICKS AND BONES, LOST LAKE, Susan Boyle, Billy Crystal and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/21/14 - STICKS AND BONES, LOST LAKE, Susan Boyle, Billy Crystal and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 21, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Two more shows begin off-Broadway, JERSEY BOYS welcomes two new cast members on tour, and two stars -- Susan Boyle and Billy Crystal -- release their latest projects! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/11-10/12/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/11-10/12/2014
by - Oct 12, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  STICKS AND BONES Puts a Full Nelson on the Vietnam WarBWW Reviews: STICKS AND BONES Puts a Full Nelson on the Vietnam War
by Michael Dale - Nov 7, 2014

David Rabe's 1972 Tony-winner darkly satirizes America's self-image during the Vietnam era. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The New Group's STICKS ANS BONES!Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The New Group's STICKS ANS BONES!
by Walter McBride - Nov 7, 2014

David Rabe's Sticks and Bones launches The New Group's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer and Raviv Ullman. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Review Roundup: STICKS AND BONES Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: STICKS AND BONES Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Nov 6, 2014

David Rabe's Sticks and Bones launches The New Group's 20th Anniversary Season. The play opens tonight, November 6, and plays a limited off-Broadway engagement through December 14 at The New Group. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/6/14 - STICKS AND BONES, BAND WAGON, OF MICE AND MEN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 11/6/14 - STICKS AND BONES, BAND WAGON, OF MICE AND MEN and More!
by Jessica Showers - Nov 6, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Sticks and Bones opens off-Broadway, Encores! THE BAND WAGON begins tonight, OF MICE AND MEN hits the big screen and more! (more...)

Bill Pullman and More Star in The New Group's STICKS AND BONES, Opening TonightBill Pullman and More Star in The New Group's STICKS AND BONES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

David Rabe's Sticks and Bones launches The New Group's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer and Raviv Ullman. Previews began on October 21 in advance of an Official Opening Night tonight, November 6. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The New Group's STICKS AND BONES with Holly Hunter & Bill Pullman, Sets Opening NightThe New Group's STICKS AND BONES with Holly Hunter & Bill Pullman, Sets Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

The New Group has announced today complete production dates for David Rabe's Sticks and Bones, the first production in the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Previews begin Tuesday, October 21, in advance of an Official Opening Night today, November 6. As announced earlier, Sticks and Bones, directed by Scott Elliott and featuring Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer and Raviv Ullman, will play a limited Off-Broadway engagement through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Patricia Conolly, Darren Goldstein Join Cast of The New Group's RASHEEDA SPEAKING; Cynthia Nixon DirectsPatricia Conolly, Darren Goldstein Join Cast of The New Group's RASHEEDA SPEAKING; Cynthia Nixon Directs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The New Group continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the New York Premiere of Rasheeda Speaking, by Joel Drake Johnson, helmed by Cynthia Nixon in her directorial debut. This production features Patricia Conolly, Darren Goldstein, and as previously announced, Tonya Pinkins and Dianne Wiest. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays January 27 - March 22, 2015, with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, February 11 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Ethan Hawke to Direct Zoe Kazan & Entire Original THINGS WE WANT Cast for One-Night Only Benefit ReadingEthan Hawke to Direct Zoe Kazan & Entire Original THINGS WE WANT Cast for One-Night Only Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

The New Group celebrates its 20th Anniversary Season with a one-night-only benefit reading of Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want, reuniting director Ethan Hawke with the complete original cast (more...)

Michael Feinstein and More Appear on ROW J on The Jewish Channel TodayMichael Feinstein and More Appear on ROW J on The Jewish Channel Today
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The Jewish Channel will broadcast the third edition of its theater-oriented monthly TV show, 'Row J,' to begin airing on demand today, November 18. Row J' is hosted by TJC correspondent Meredith Ganzman. The executive producer is Brian Scott Lipton. (more...)

Michael Feinstein and More to Appear on ROW J on The Jewish Channel, 11/18Michael Feinstein and More to Appear on ROW J on The Jewish Channel, 11/18
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The Jewish Channel will broadcast the third edition of its theater-oriented monthly TV show, 'Row J,' to begin airing on demand on Tuesday, November 18. Row J' is hosted by TJC correspondent Meredith Ganzman. The executive producer is Brian Scott Lipton. (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of New Group's STICKS AND BONES on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of New Group's STICKS AND BONES on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2014

David Rabe's Sticks and Bones launches The New Group's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Richard Chamberlain, Nadia Gan, Holly Hunter, Morocco Omari, Bill Pullman, Ben Schnetzer and Raviv Ullman. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays through December 14 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night and you can check out interviews with the whole gang below! (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Begins Previews Off-BroadwayJesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Begins Previews Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. This production will feature Erin Darke, Annapurna Sriram and Michael Zegen, and as previously announced, Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar. (more...)

VIDEO: Jesse Eisenberg Talks New Off-Broadway Play THE SPOILS on 'Tonight'VIDEO: Jesse Eisenberg Talks New Off-Broadway Play THE SPOILS on 'Tonight'
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2015

Eisenberg talks to Jimmy about The Spoils, an off-Broadway play he wrote and stars in with The Big Bang Theory's Kunal Nayyar. (more...)

HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Check out all the winners below! (more...)

BURIED CHILD with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, Cynthia Nixon-Helmed STEVE & More Set for The New Group's 2015-16 SeasonBURIED CHILD with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, Cynthia Nixon-Helmed STEVE & More Set for The New Group's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The New Group has announced three productions for its 2015-2016 Season.  The company's new season kicks off in Summer 2015 with the Off-Broadway premiere of Philip Ridley's Mercury Fur, directed by Scott Elliott.  The season continues in Fall 2015 with the world premiere of Mark Gerrard's Steve, with director Cynthia Nixon returning to The New Group, where she made her directorial debut earlier this year.  In Winter 2016, Scott Elliott directs Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Buried Child, featuring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, who return to The New Group with this production. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Elizabeth WilsonPhoto Flash: Remembering Elizabeth Wilson
by Walter McBride - May 12, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Elizabeth Wilson, famous for roles in the Broadway productions of THREEPENNY OPERA, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, and Sticks and Bones (for which she won a Tony Award), died on Saturday in her home in New Haven, Connecticut. She was 94. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015
by - May 10, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Sunday, May 10, 2015. (more...)

Lucille Lortel Awards Ceremony to Take Place Tonight; HAMILTON Leads Nominations with a Record-Breaking 12Lucille Lortel Awards Ceremony to Take Place Tonight; HAMILTON Leads Nominations with a Record-Breaking 12
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out tonight, Sunday, May 10, 2015 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

HAMILTON Sweeps Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Awards- ALL the Winners!HAMILTON Sweeps Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

The Off-Broadway League recently announced nominations in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards are being handed out tonight, Sunday, May 10, 2015 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST, and BroadwayWorld will be updating the winners as they are announced! (more...)

Tony Award Winner Elizabeth Wilson Has DiedTony Award Winner Elizabeth Wilson Has Died
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

Elizabeth Wilson, famous for roles in the Broadway productions of THREEPENNY OPERA, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, and Sticks and Bones (for which she won a Tony Award), died on Saturday in her home in New Haven, Connecticut. She was 94. (more...)

Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Wallace Shawn & More to Reunite in The New Group's HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading Next MonthBobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Wallace Shawn & More to Reunite in The New Group's HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The New Group announces a one-night-only benefit reading of David Rabe's Hurlyburly, reuniting director Scott Elliott and original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, with additional casting to be announced. This special event within The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season takes place Sunday, April 26 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Off-BroadwayFull Cast Announced for Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. This production will feature Erin Darke, Annapurna Sriram and Michael Zegen, and as previously announced, Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Scott Elliott at 20th Anniversary GalaPhoto Coverage: The New Group Honors Scott Elliott at 20th Anniversary Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 10, 2015

Just last night, he New Group just honored Founding Artistic Director Scott Elliott and celebrated its 20th Anniversary season. Scott Elliott is an award-winning stage director, filmmaker and the founding Artistic Director of The New Group, where he recently directed the critically acclaimed revival of David Rabe's Sticks and Bones. At The New Group, he has directed world premieres by Thomas Bradshaw, Ayub Khan Din, Francine Volpe, Erika Sheffer and Tommy Nohilly; and the world premiere of the 2010 musical The Kid (Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical; Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominations for Outstanding Musical). Other credits include The New Group's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie starring Cynthia Nixon; David Rabe's Hurlyburly; and numerous collaborations with Ayub Khan Din, Wallace Shawn and Mike Leigh. Broadway credits include Present Laughter, Barefoot in the Park, The Threepenny Opera, The Women and Three Sisters. This spring at The New Group, he directs the world premiere of The Spoils, written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the gala below! (more...)

Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 6, 2015

The 69th Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 7th at 8/9c hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long award season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize.  (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Opens Off-BroadwayJesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Opens Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. This production will feature Erin Darke, Annapurna Sriram and Michael Zegen, and as previously announced, Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar. The show opens tonight, June 2, for a limited Off-Broadway engagement slated through June 28 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for The Foreigner, the last play in the "Alley Theatre @ UH" season. Alley Resident Company member Jeffrey Bean returns to one of his signature roles as Charlie Baker. (more...)

Cherry Jones, Reed Birney & More to Join Primary Stages in Celebrating Elizabeth WilsonCherry Jones, Reed Birney & More to Join Primary Stages in Celebrating Elizabeth Wilson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Primary Stages presents, 'A Celebration of Elizabeth Wilson,' a memorial tribute to the Tony Award winning actress and Theatre Hall of Fame honoree, on Monday, June 29 at 2PM at NYU Skriball Center for the Performing Arts located at 566 LaGuardia Place.  Cherry Jones, John Glover, Reed Birney, A.R. Gurney, Joyce Van Patten, Fritz Weaver, Casey Childs, Elizabeth Morton and other friends and colleagues will offer tributes. (more...)

BAD JEWS Director, Star to Appear on Today's ARTS IN REVIEW on KPFKBAD JEWS Director, Star to Appear on Today's ARTS IN REVIEW on KPFK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Today, June 12, Arts in Review welcomes Black Dahlia Theatre co-founder/director Matt Shakman and actress Molly Ephraim, discussing the off-Broadway hit comedy, Bad Jews, opening June 17 at Geffen Playhouse in Westwood. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside New Group's THINGS WE WANT Benefit Reading with Ethan Hawke, Peter Dinklage & More!Photo Coverage: Inside New Group's THINGS WE WANT Benefit Reading with Ethan Hawke, Peter Dinklage & More!
by Walter McBride - Jan 6, 2015

The New Group just celebrated its 20th Anniversary Season with a one-night-only benefit reading of Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want, reuniting director Ethan Hawke with the complete original cast of the critically-acclaimed 2007 world premiere production at The New Group: Paul Dano, Peter Dinklage, Josh Hamilton and Zoe Kazan. This special event took place last night, January 5 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (TheAlice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

Ethan Hawke Directs Zoe Kazan & Entire Original THINGS WE WANT Cast in Benefit Reading TonightEthan Hawke Directs Zoe Kazan & Entire Original THINGS WE WANT Cast in Benefit Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

The New Group celebrates its 20th Anniversary Season with a one-night-only benefit reading of Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want, reuniting director Ethan Hawke with the complete original cast of the critically-acclaimed 2007 world premiere production at The New Group: Paul Dano, Peter Dinklage, Josh Hamilton and Zoe Kazan. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Cast of New Group's RASHEEDA SPEAKINGIn the Spotlight Series: Cast of New Group's RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2015

The New Group continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the New York Premiere of Rasheeda Speaking, by Joel Drake Johnson, helmed by Cynthia Nixon in her directorial debut. This production features Patricia Conolly, Darren Goldstein, Tonya Pinkins and Dianne Wiest. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays January 27 - March 22, 2015, with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, February 11 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of New Group's RASHEEDA SPEAKINGPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of New Group's RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by Walter McBride - Jan 15, 2015

The New Group continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the New York Premiere of Rasheeda Speaking, by Joel Drake Johnson, helmed by Cynthia Nixon in her directorial debut. This production features Patricia Conolly, Darren Goldstein, Tonya Pinkins and Dianne Wiest. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays January 27 - March 22, 2015, with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, February 11 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The cast just met the press and you can check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

THE BIG BANG THEORY Star Kunal Nayyar Joins Cast of New Group's THE SPOILSTHE BIG BANG THEORY Star Kunal Nayyar Joins Cast of New Group's THE SPOILS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The New Group has announced additional casting and production dates for the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. Kunal Nayyar ("The Big Bang Theory") joins Jesse Eisenberg in this production, which marks the third show in The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season. Previews begin May 7, in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, June 2. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through June 28 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flashback: Up on the Marquee in 2014!Photo Flashback: Up on the Marquee in 2014!
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2014

Dozens of shows celebrated opening nights over the past twelve months, making 2014 a truly epic year in theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of some of our favorite Broadway (and even some off Broadway) marquee photos from the past year! (more...)

'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Tops Time's Best Plays and Musicals of 2014'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Tops Time's Best Plays and Musicals of 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is number one while Broadway's The Cripple of Inishmaan and Rocky also nab spots on the list. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's 2014 List of Lists Roundup- Updating Live!BroadwayWorld's 2014 List of Lists Roundup- Updating Live!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2014

As we count down the last days of 2014, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their choices for their favorite productions of the year. With so many stellar plays, musicals, revivals and new works, both on Broadway and off, a slew of shows have gained recognition from the critics. Below, check out our roundup of 'Best of' lists for theatre this year. Be sure to check back later for new additions as they're released! (more...)

Ari Brand, Molly Ephraim and Raviv Ullman to Star in BAD JEWS at Geffen PlayhouseAri Brand, Molly Ephraim and Raviv Ullman to Star in BAD JEWS at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces Ari Brand (Broadway The Neil Simon Plays; Off-Broadway My Name is Asher Lev), Molly Ephraim (ABC's Last Man Standing, Broadway Into the Woods, Fiddler on the Roof; film Paranormal Activity), Lili Fuller (Hulu's Complete Works) and Raviv Ullman (Off-Broadway Sticks and Bones, title character in Disney's Phil of the Future) as the cast for its West Coast premiere production of Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon, directed by Matt Shakman, who is the artistic director of the Black Dahlia Theatre, a Geffen playhouse alumni (Good People, Wait Until Dark) and a noted television director (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Mad Men). (more...)

Jennifer Coolidge to Lead SAVING KITTY at Nora Theatre CompanyJennifer Coolidge to Lead SAVING KITTY at Nora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

The Nora Theatre Company will present Saving Kitty by Marisa Smith, featuring film and television star Jennifer Coolidge, and is directed by Artistic Director Lee Mikeska Gardner. Saving Kitty runs from July 9 through August 2, 2015. The press performance is Monday, July 13 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried & More Take Part in HURLYBURLY Benefit ReadingPhoto Coverage: Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried & More Take Part in HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading
by Walter McBride - Apr 27, 2015

Just last night, The New Group featured original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival of Hurlyburly: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, with Marin Ireland and Amanda Seyfried. Directed by Scott Elliott, this benefit reading took place at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Amanda Seyfried & Marin Ireland Join The New Group's Starry Reading of HURLYBURLYAmanda Seyfried & Marin Ireland Join The New Group's Starry Reading of HURLYBURLY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The New Group has announced that Marin Ireland and Amanda Seyfried will join original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival of Hurlyburly: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, in the previously announced one-night-only benefit reading of David Rabe's award-winning play. Directed by Scott Elliott, this benefit reading within The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season takes place Sunday, April 26 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the First Day Rehearsal for Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILSPhoto Coverage: Inside the First Day Rehearsal for Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS
by Walter McBride - Apr 2, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. This production will feature Erin Darke, Annapurna Sriram and Michael Zegen, and as previously announced, Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar. The company just met the press, and you can check out full photo coverage below! (more...)

Breaking News: HAMILTON Leads Lortel Award Nominations with a Record Breaking 12; Full List of NomineesBreaking News: HAMILTON Leads Lortel Award Nominations with a Record Breaking 12; Full List of Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST, and hosted by Emmy-nominated actors Anna Chlumsky (“Veep,” Broadway's Living on Love) and Jesse Tyler Ferguson (“Modern Family,” this summer's The Tempest). This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Cast of Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Meets the Press!FREEZE FRAME: Cast of Jesse Eisenberg's THE SPOILS Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - Apr 1, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. This production will feature Erin Darke, Annapurna Sriram and Michael Zegen, and as previously announced, Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar. The company just met the press, and you can check out a photo preview from the festivities below. Check back later for complete coverage! (more...)

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