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Rattlestick Theater (New York, NY)
224 Waverly Place

Schedule

2 hours, with one intermission

Monday, Wednesday through Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 3pm

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Two angry young men sit outside a Vermont coffee shop and discuss music and Bukowski. When a lonely high school student arrives on the scene, they decide to teach him everything they know. A play with music and shrooms.



Annie Baker has just concluded a highly successful run of her play, Circle Mirror Transformation, at Playwrights Horizons. Her first play, Body Awareness, was produced at the Atlantic Theater Company this past year.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS at Jobsite Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Jobsite begins their 2016-17 season with comedian-writer-actor-director-playwright-banjo master Steve Martin's adaptation of the classic German farce originally Die Hose. The Underpants plays Sep. 9 - Oct. 2, 2016, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. Scroll down for a peek at the cast in character! (more...)

Katherine Parkinson, Steve Pemberton and Ralf Little Lead DEAD FUNNY Revival at Vaudeville Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 9, 2016

Terry Johnson's "Painfully funny and funnily painful" (The Times) comedy, DEAD FUNNY, returns for a strictly limited season at the Vaudeville Theatre this autumn with Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, In The Club, Humans), Steve Pemberton (The League of Gentleman, Benidorm, Whitechapel), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, The Cafe), Emily Berrington (The Inbetweeners 2, Humans, 24) and Rufus Jones (W1A, Hunderby, The Casual Vacancy).  (more...)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre's F*ck~ng Good Plays Festival Kicks Off This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Daniella Topol, Artistic Director, opens its week-long mini-festival of free staged readings entitled F*ck~ng Good Plays Festival Saturday, September 10, at 7:00pm with Draw The Circle, written and performed by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place. And it's free. (more...)

BWW Review: Alien Charades in Gilded Armor in Forward Flux's THE WEDDING GIFT
by Amelia Reynolds - Sep 28, 2016

What do you get when you cross a science fiction slavery parable with a game of charades? You get Forward Flux's production, 'The Wedding Gift' by Chisa Hutchinson. (more...)

New Theatre Company Announces Daring Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

BetweenTheLines Theatre, the newest theatre company to hit Missoula, MT, is honored to present award-winning, critically lauded contemporary scripts in its inaugural 2016-2017 season. BetweenTheLines will be housed at The Roxy Theatre, engrained in the heart of the Missoula arts community. (more...)

THIRTY-THREE to Play Old Fitz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

In a brand new initiative Red Line Productions will be activating the second level of the Old Fitz Hotel as a performance space for immersive theatrical experiences for just 30 Audience members a night. The first Red Line Upstairs show will be 33, by Michael Booth and Alistair Powning in association with Cathode Ray Tube. (more...)

The House Theatre of Chicago to Stage THE COMEDICAL TRAGEDY FOR MISTER PUNCH This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce its 2016 - 2017 season opening production, the world premiere of Kara Davidson's A Comedical Tragedy for Mister Punch. Influenced by the long history of puppets, Punch and Judy, and directed by Shade Murray, the production runs September 2 - October 23 at the Chopin Theatre's Upstairs Theater, 1543 W. Division St. (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Katherine Kovner and Producing DirectorRoberta Pereira, extends the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's The Wolves to September 29. (more...)

BYUtv Creates Second Original Scripted Drama Show, Extinct
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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BYUtv Creates Second Original Scripted Drama Show, Extinct
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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Jobsite Theater Presents Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

Jobsite begins their 2016-17 season with comedian-writer-actor-director-playwright-banjo master Steve Martin's adaptation of the classic German farce originally Die Hose.  The Underpants plays Sep. 9 - Oct. 2, 2016, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. (more...)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre's F*ck~ng Good Plays Festival Kicks Off This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Daniella Topol, Artistic Director, opens its week-long mini-festival of free staged readings entitled F*ck~ng Good Plays Festival tonight, September 10, at 7:00pm with Draw The Circle, written and performed by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place. And it's free. (more...)

Laurie Metcalf & Chris Cooper Will Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2, will come to Broadway next spring in a production directed by Tony Award®-winner Sam Gold. A wildly inventive new American play that picks up after Henrik Ibsen's most cherished work concludes, A Doll's House, Part 2 will boast an all-star cast that features three-time Emmy Award-winner and three-time Tony Award®-nominee Laurie Metcalf, Academy Award-winner Chris Cooper, Tony Award®-winner Jayne Houdyshelland two-time Tony Award®-nominee Condola Rashad. Beginning preview performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) on Saturday, April 1, 2017, this 16-week engagement will officially open on Thursday, April 27. (more...)


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Sarah DeLappe's All-Female Soccer Play THE WOLVES Gets Encore Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The world premiere of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play, was met with widespread critical acclaim and sold-out houses when it opened on September 11 of this year. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, will present a limited, encore engagement of the production from November 29-December 24.   (more...)

AMC to Team with Channel 4 on Jon Brown's LOADED; Casting Announced
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Channel 4 is partnering with AMC as co-producer of LOADED, an eight-part series that follows four tech entrepreneurs and childhood friends who become multi-millionaires overnight. (more...)

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Welcomes Former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter as President
by Nicole Ackman - Oct 24, 2016

On this week's episode of SUPERGIRL, former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter guest starred as the President, Mon-El finally woke up, and three new characters were introduced. When the President is attacked, Kara assumes that the recently escaped Mon-El did it, but it turns out there's another villain in their midst. Meanwhile, Alex Danvers and J'onn J'onzz both find new partners in crime. (more...)

Redline Productions Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

After two successful years of operation at the intimate 63-seat Old Fitz Theatre, welcoming more than 32,000 people to 65 different shows, Red Line Productions have planned an even bigger season for 2017. Becoming known as a space which sees actors and creatives making brave and exciting choices and creating high-quality theatre, Red Line Productions has programmed ten main stage plays that will require more fearlessness and honesty from artists and audiences. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company Presents CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Los Altos Stage Company continues its 2016-2017 season with Annie Baker's Circle Mirror Transformation, opening November 18th (with a preview performanceNovember 17th) and running until December 11th at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. (more...)

TCG Publishes JOHN by Annie Baker
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of John by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker. The play received its world premiere in the fall of 2015 Off-Broadway at Signature Theatre in New York, in a critically lauded, extended run. (more...)

MY NAME IS GIDEON Finds New Home After Walkerspace Closure
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

All For One Theater (AFO) has announced that Gideon Irving will indeed make his American stage debut with his new solo show My Name Is Gideon: I'm Probably Going To Die, Eventually which now opens Thursday, November 17th at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place). (more...)

Mike Daisey's THE STORY OF THE GUN to Fire at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present Mike Daisey's provocative new monologue The Story of the Gun for three performances only, Thursday through Saturday, November 3 through 5, at 8:00pm at the Rattlestick, at 224 Waverly Place. (more...)

Big-Screen Blockbuster SPACE JAM to Bounce Back Into Movie Theaters This November
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Tune Squad will face off against the Monstars and movie fans will journey back to the '90s when Michael Jordan's big-screen blockbuster “Space Jam” comes back to big screens nationwide for two special days. (more...)

BWW Review: Flawed People Fighting for Connection Appear in Beck's Disappointing BODY AWARENESS
by Roy Berko - Oct 10, 2016

Annie Baker won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in drama for THE FLICK, a thoughtful drama concerning three employees of an art-house movie theatre. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill's ANNA CHRISTIE to Open this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece ANNA CHRISTIE, a gripping drama of a woman torn between the expectations of men and the secrets of her past, gets a timely retelling under the direction of Peter Richards. (more...)

New Theatre Company Announces Daring Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

BetweenTheLines Theatre, the newest theatre company to hit Missoula, MT, is honored to present award-winning, critically lauded contemporary scripts in its inaugural 2016-2017 season. BetweenTheLines will be housed at The Roxy Theatre, engrained in the heart of the Missoula arts community. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Encore of Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The world premiere of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play, was met with widespread critical acclaim and sold-out houses when it opened on September 11 of this year. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, will present a limited, encore engagement of the production from November 29-December 24. General tickets for The Wolves go on sale today, November 3, 2016. (more...)

Mike Daisey's THE STORY OF THE GUN Fires at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present Mike Daisey's provocative new monologue The Story of the Gun for three performances only, tonight through Saturday, November 3 through 5, at 8:00pm at the Rattlestick, at 224 Waverly Place. (more...)

BWW Recap: Supergirl Overcomes 'Medusa' in the First Part of the Four Part Crossover
by Nicole Ackman - Nov 29, 2016

This week's episode of Supergirl was the first part of the four part crossover series with The Flash, Arrow, and Legends of Tomorrow. The Danvers family Thanksgiving is interrupted by Cadmus releasing a virus called Medusa on National City. Meanwhile, Alex struggles to come out to her mother (guest star and former Supergirl herself, Helen Slater) and Kara fights the idea that Mon-El has feelings for her. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - It's an Epic Superhero Crossover Event on The CW Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

When aliens called the Dominators attack Central City, Barry (Grant Gustin) speeds over to Star City to ask the Green Arrow (guest star Stephen Amell) for help in stopping them. (more...)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater & Page 73 Present New York Premiere of Basil Kreimendahl's ORANGE JULIUS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Page 73 present the New York premiere of Basil Kreimendahl's memory play about a transmasculine child and their dying Vietnam vet father, Orange Julius, directed by Dustin Wills, beginning previews January 10 for an opening January 22 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place.   (more...)

Scoop: THE FLASH on THE CW - Tuesday, November 29, 2016
by - Nov 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FLASH, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, November 29, 2016! (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets 2016-17 Sloan Project and Youngblood Artists, Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's Youngblood and EST's Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions and EST/Youngblood members & programming for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Kate Arrington to Join Original Stars in Off-Broadway Encore of THE WOLVES; Rush Policy Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Playwrights Realm has announced the complete cast of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play. (more...)

Amazon Announces New Rapids App
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

(AMZN) - Today, Amazon announced a new app that offers a playful approach to children's reading. Amazon Rapids offers illustrated short stories written in a unique chat style that brings stories to life, one message at a time. Stories on Amazon Rapids are told through the lens of characters chatting with each other, from an alien texting about invading Earth to two chickens debating if they should cross the street. The app is available for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices, and offers hundreds of original stories, with dozens of new ones added monthly. Parents who sign up now can subscribe at a special introductory rate of $2.99 per month to give their kids unlimited access to short stories. Parents can start a free two week trial at http://rapids.amazon.com. (more...)

New Sci-Fi Book, NO MAN'S LAND, is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Mathew Joseph, inspired by indifference in modern day society, brings forwards a science fiction novel that presents the anthropological observations of two alien beings on a study tour of the earth. In an attempt to study the earth's inhabitants and to understand them better, two alien scientists - John, an experienced traveler and Tomaz, a young one on his first voyage - visit a city in the country of 'No Man's Land' (published by Partridge India). (more...)

Scoop: THE FLASH on THE CW - Tuesday, November 29, 2016
by - Nov 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FLASH, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, November 29, 2016! (more...)

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Learns the Truth About Survivors
by Nicole Ackman - Nov 1, 2016

The theme of this week's episode was undeniably the challenges of being a survivor as J'onn learned sad truths about his new Martian friend and Mon-El tried to deal with his new life on Earth. Alex and Maggie teamed up again to bust an underground alien fight club run by a woman named Roulette. My favorite part of the episode? A small guest appearance by Laura Benanti as the hologram of Kara's mom. (more...)

MTC Announces Casting for DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

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Cast, Creatives Set for THE WOLVES Premiere at Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's THE WOLVES. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards Update - Brandon Brooks, Max Wojtanowicz Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

The House Theatre of Chicago to Stage THE COMEDICAL TRAGEDY FOR MISTER PUNCH This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce its 2016 - 2017 season opening production, the world premiere of Kara Davidson's A Comedical Tragedy for Mister Punch. Influenced by the long history of puppets, Punch and Judy, and directed by Shade Murray, the production runs September 2 - October 23 at the Chopin Theatre's Upstairs Theater, 1543 W. Division St. (more...)

ORANGE JULIUS, F*CK~NG GOOD PLAYS Fest and More Set for Rattlestick's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announces mainstage picks for the upcoming season and a weeklong September mini-festival of free staged readings entitled F*ck~ng Good Plays Festival. (more...)

2016 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Presents Cutting-Edge Pop VR Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® unveiled its virtual reality selections for POP VR. Curated to create intimate immersive experiences, the five projects celebrate the evolution of storytelling through innovative and visionary works. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Kicks Off 2016-17 Season With TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

4th Wall Theatre Company (formerly Stark Naked Theatre Company) opens its 2016-2017 season on September 9th  with Sam Shepard's Tony-nominated masterpiece, True West-a modern American classic exploring themes of sibling rivalry, art as commerce, and what it means to 'be a man.' Like a runaway train, this dark comedy about two brothers and their mutual resentment takes audiences on a thrill ride into the dark side of the human psyche, with laughs and unexpected moments of revelation along the way.  In its world premiere, the San Francisco Chronicle noted that True West is "clear, funny, naturalistic. It's also opaque, terrifying, surrealistic.  If that sounds contradictory, you're on to one aspect of Shepard's winning genius-the ability to make you think your watching one thing while at the same time he's presenting another." (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS at Jobsite Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Jobsite begins their 2016-17 season with comedian-writer-actor-director-playwright-banjo master Steve Martin's adaptation of the classic German farce originally Die Hose. The Underpants plays Sep. 9 - Oct. 2, 2016, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. Scroll down for a peek at the cast in character! (more...)

THIRTY-THREE to Play Old Fitz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

In a brand new initiative Red Line Productions will be activating the second level of the Old Fitz Hotel as a performance space for immersive theatrical experiences for just 30 Audience members a night. The first Red Line Upstairs show will be 33, by Michael Booth and Alistair Powning in association with Cathode Ray Tube. (more...)

Pinch 'n' Ouch Theatre Presents World Premiere of GIRLS LIFE Opens This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Pinch 'n' Ouch Theatre's latest production of 'Girls Life' is a raucous comedy by the company's critically acclaimed Artistic Director Grant McGowen, about finding love in today's big cities. The new play will feature more than a handful of Atlanta's brightest young talents and will open this September, under the direction of Michelle Pokopac and McGowen. (more...)

Selfies and Sexting on the Old Fitz Stage in Australian Premiere of 4 MINUTES 12 SECONDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Outhouse Theatre Company, in association with Red Line Productions, returns to the Old Fitz Theatre to present the Australian Premiere of the Olivier Award nominated play 4 Minutes 12 Seconds by James Fritz. After a highly successful season of The Aliens in 2015 that received rave reviews and three Sydney Theatre Awards nominations, the same creative team will reunite to stage "a morally terrifying drama for the age of the selfie and sexting" (London Evening Standard). (more...)

BWW Review: THE ALIENS
by Keith Waits - Aug 1, 2016

Anger, Anxiety, & Strangeness (more...)

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