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Signature Theatre Announces Full Cast of 'Home'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2008

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) is proud to announce casting for HOME, by Samm-Art Williams and directed by Ron OJ Parson. HOME will be the second production of Signature's 2008-09 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC). (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Signature's 'Home'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008

Tickets go on sale today for Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of HOME, the second production of Signature's 2008-2009 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC). (more...)

Negro Ensemble's CABARET EMIGRE Opens Tonight After Hurricane Delay, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2012

'Cabaret Emigré' by Sophia Romma, originally scheduled for November 2 to 18, now opens tonight, November 7 and will add performances November 11, 13 and 14 to make up for lost shows due to Hurricane Sandy. This new play, directed by Charles Weldon, is being presented by Negro Ensemble Company at the Lion Theater, Theater Row. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents Two Plays by Sophia Romma 12/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2010

Negro Ensemble Company (www.necinc.org), America's legendary black theater company, will present 'With Aaron's Arms Around Me and The Mire,' an evening of two one-acts by Sophia Romma, a Russian-American playwright, both on the theme of intolerance. (more...)

The Negro Ensemble Company Opens THE PICTURE BOX at Theatre Row, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

'The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. Previews begin Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 and the opening is Sunday, January 15th for the limited engagement from the theatre company. The new play is directed by Charles Weldon. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents THE PICTURE BOX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

NECINC Announces Director Change in WITH AARON'S ARMS AROUND ME & THE MIRE 12/3-12/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2010

Negro Ensemble Company (www.necinc.org), America's legendary black theater company, will present 'With Aaron's Arms Around Me and The Mire,' an evening of two one-acts by Sophia Romma, a Russian-American playwright, both on the theme of intolerance. Both plays deal with eternal themes of intolerance from an émigré's perspective. Performances are December 3 to 19 at Cherry Lane Theatre (Studio Theatre), 38 Commerce Street. Since our notice of November 2, there has been a change of directors on one of the plays. Now both one-acts will be directed by Negro Ensemble Company's Artistic Director, Charles Weldon. (more...)

Negro Ensemble's CABARET EMIGRE Set to Open 11/7 After Hurricane Delay
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

'Cabaret Emigré' by Sophia Romma, originally scheduled for November 2 to 18, will now open November 7 and will add performances November 11, 13 and 14 to make up for lost shows due to Hurricane Sandy. This new play, directed by Charles Weldon, is being presented by Negro Ensemble Company at the Lion Theater, Theater Row. (more...)

Raven Theatre's 2012/2013 Season to Include THE BIG KNIFE, BOY GETS GIRL and More
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2012

Producing Artistic Director Michael Menendian and Co-Artistic Director JoAnn Montemurro announce Raven Theatre's 30th anniversary 2012/2013 season, which includes The Big Knife by Clifford Odets, Boy Gets Girl, by Chicago playwright, Rebecca Gilman; A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller and Brighton Beach Memoirs (rights pending) by Neil Simon. (more...)

The Mentor Project's STRAY Plays Final Performance at Cherry Lane Theatre, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

Performance dates, directors, initial casting and design team are set for the Cherry Lane Theatre's 12th annual Mentor Project - which includes the world-premiere of three plays by emerging writers: Ruth McKee's STRAY, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO) and mentored by David Henry Hwang, performing March 16th through March 27th; Nate Rufus Edelman's THE BELLE OF BELFAST, directed by Eric Tucker (CLOSER) and mentored by Charles Fuller, performing April 27th through May 8th; and Winter Miller's PATERNITY, mentored and directed by celebrated playwright Craig Lucas, performing May 18th through May 29th, all at the Cherry Lane Theatre Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Presents STRAY by Ruth McKee, 3/16-3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Performance dates, directors, initial casting and design team are set for the Cherry Lane Theatre's 12th annual Mentor Project - which includes the world-premiere of three plays by emerging writers: Ruth McKee's STRAY, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO) and mentored by David Henry Hwang, performing March 16th through March 27th; Nate Rufus Edelman's THE BELLE OF BELFAST, directed by Eric Tucker (CLOSER) and mentored by Charles Fuller, performing April 27th through May 8th; and Winter Miller's PATERNITY, mentored and directed by celebrated playwright Craig Lucas, performing May 18th through May 29th, all at the Cherry Lane Theatre Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre Will Be One of 30 African American Theaters to Stage A SOLDIER'S PLAY, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

The Ensemble Theatre is one of 30 African American theatres to participate in a national benefit staged play reading of A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller, Monday, June 17, 2013, 6:30PM at 3535 Main Street, Houston, TX. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lillias White Hosts Coalition of Theatres of Color Salute
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

The Coalition of Theatres of Color saluted its members, the historic Negro Ensemble Company's 45th anniversary and the acclaimed Audelco Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre's 40th anniversary, with 'Award-Winning Journeys in Black Theatre,' a special press event hosted by award-winning actors Lillias White and Ralph Carter on June 25 at the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem. (more...)

Lillias White and Chuck Cooper to Co-Host AWARD-WINNING JOURNEYS IN BLACK THEATRE, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2012

The Coalition of Theatres of Color will salute the historic Negro Ensemble Company's 45th anniversary and the acclaimed Audelco Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre's 40th anniversary with 'Award-Winning Journeys in Black Theatre', a special press event by award-winning actors Lillias White and Chuck Cooper on Monday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m. Harlem's Con. Charles Rangel's office is presenting a proclamation. (more...)

New Plays by Halley Feiffer, Sam Hunter, Lucy Thurber and More Set for Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 2013-14 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the company's 2013-14 season-its 19th-will include world premieres by Halley Feiffer, Charles Fuller, Samuel D. Hunter, Craig Lucas, Lucy Thurber, and Ken Urban. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre Is One of 30 African American Theaters to Stage A SOLDIER'S PLAY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

The Ensemble Theatre is one of 30 African American theatres to participate in a national benefit staged play reading of A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller, tonight, June 17, 2013, 6:30PM at 3535 Main Street, Houston, TX. (more...)

Marisa Redanty Joins THE PICTURE BOX Off-B'way
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

"The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

THE PICTURE BOX to Perform Final Weekend 1/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

THE PICTURE BOX by Cate Ryan that is being presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street plays the final performances this weekend for the limited engagement. (more...)

THE PICTURE BOX to Perform Final Weekend 1/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

THE PICTURE BOX by Cate Ryan that is being presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street plays the final performances this weekend for the limited engagement. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company OpensTHE PICTURE BOX Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2012

The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Marisa Redanty Joins THE PICTURE BOX Off-B'way
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2012

"The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Arthur French, Elain Graham Lead THE PICTURE BOX At Beckett Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2012

The Picture Box by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row at the Beckett Theatre. The theater is located at 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Marisa Redanty Joins THE PICTURE BOX Off-B'way
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

"The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

The Negro Ensemble Company Opens THE PICTURE BOX at Theatre Row, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

'The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. Previews begin Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 and the opening is Sunday, January 15th for the limited engagement from the theatre company. The new play is directed by Charles Weldon. (more...)

Arthur French, Elain Graham Lead THE PICTURE BOX At Beckett Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

The Picture Box by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row at the Beckett Theatre. The theater is located at 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Raven Theatre Presents A SOLDIER'S PLAY, Beginning 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Soldiers' characters are put to the test in Raven Theatre's A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller, directed by Michael Menendian. Opening night is scheduled for Monday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark, with a reception following in Raven's lobby. Tickets and information are available at www.raventheatre.com or 773-338-2177. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents THE PICTURE BOX
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Designers Set For Negro Ensemble Co's THE PICTURE BOX
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

"The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Dates, Casting For 12th Annual Mentor Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010

Performance dates, directors, initial casting and design team are set for the Cherry Lane Theatre's 12th annual Mentor Project - which includes the world-premiere of three plays by emerging writers: Ruth McKee's STRAY, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO) and mentored by David Henry Hwang, performing March 16th through March 27th; Nate Rufus Edelman's THE BELLE OF BELFAST, directed by Eric Tucker (CLOSER) and mentored by Charles Fuller, performing April 27th through May 8th; and Winter Miller's PATERNITY, mentored and directed by celebrated playwright Craig Lucas, performing May 18th through May 29th, all at the Cherry Lane Theatre Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

Hwang, Lucas, Fuller set for Cherry Lane's 2010 Mentor Project
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

The award-winning playwrights David Henry Hwang, Charles Fuller and Craig Lucas will serve as mentors to three emerging playwrights as part of the Cherry Lane Theatre's 12th annual Mentor Project in 2010, it has been announced by Cherry Lane Theatre's artistic director, Angelina Fiordellisi. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents Two Plays by Sophia Romma 12/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010

Negro Ensemble Company (www.necinc.org), America's legendary black theater company, will present 'With Aaron's Arms Around Me and The Mire,' an evening of two one-acts by Sophia Romma, a Russian-American playwright, both on the theme of intolerance. (more...)

NECINC Announces Director Change in WITH AARON'S ARMS AROUND ME & THE MIRE 12/3-12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010

Negro Ensemble Company (www.necinc.org), America's legendary black theater company, will present 'With Aaron's Arms Around Me and The Mire,' an evening of two one-acts by Sophia Romma, a Russian-American playwright, both on the theme of intolerance. Both plays deal with eternal themes of intolerance from an émigré's perspective. Performances are December 3 to 19 at Cherry Lane Theatre (Studio Theatre), 38 Commerce Street. Since our notice of November 2, there has been a change of directors on one of the plays. Now both one-acts will be directed by Negro Ensemble Company's Artistic Director, Charles Weldon. (more...)

Arthur French, Elain Graham Lead THE PICTURE BOX At Beckett Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

The Picture Box by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row at the Beckett Theatre. The theater is located at 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Designers Set For Negro Ensemble Co's THE PICTURE BOX
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

"The PICTURE BOX" by Cate Ryan will be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company Off Broadway* at Theatre Row - Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents Two Plays by Sophia Romma, Closes 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

Negro Ensemble Company (www.necinc.org), America's legendary black theater company, will present 'With Aaron's Arms Around Me and The Mire,' an evening of two one-acts by Sophia Romma, a Russian-American playwright, both on the theme of intolerance. (more...)

NECINC Announces Director Change in WITH AARON'S ARMS AROUND ME & THE MIRE 12/3-12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

Negro Ensemble Company (www.necinc.org), America's legendary black theater company, will present 'With Aaron's Arms Around Me and The Mire,' an evening of two one-acts by Sophia Romma, a Russian-American playwright, both on the theme of intolerance. Both plays deal with eternal themes of intolerance from an émigré's perspective. Performances are December 3 to 19 at Cherry Lane Theatre (Studio Theatre), 38 Commerce Street. Since our notice of November 2, there has been a change of directors on one of the plays. Now both one-acts will be directed by Negro Ensemble Company's Artistic Director, Charles Weldon. (more...)

ONE NIGHT, SNOW ORCHID & More Featured in Cherry Lane Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre, announces the following productions for the company's 2013-14 season: (more...)

New Plays by Halley Feiffer, Sam Hunter, Lucy Thurber and More Set for Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 2013-14 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the company's 2013-14 season-its 19th-will include world premieres by Halley Feiffer, Charles Fuller, Samuel D. Hunter, Craig Lucas, Lucy Thurber, and Ken Urban. (more...)

Sam Redford's THE BELLE OF BELFAST Set For Cherry Lane Theater, Begins 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2010

Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village) will present Nate Rufus Edelman's play THE BELLE OF BELFAST - the second of three plays staged this spring as part of Cherry Lane's award-winning 12th annual MENTOR PROJECT playwriting series - with performances starting April 27. (more...)

Sam Redford's THE BELLE OF BELFAST Set For Cherry Lane Theater, Begins 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village) will present Nate Rufus Edelman's play THE BELLE OF BELFAST - the second of three plays staged this spring as part of Cherry Lane's award-winning 12th annual MENTOR PROJECT playwriting series - with performances starting April 27. (more...)

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