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SOCIAL CREATURES and TODAY WE ESCAPE Set for Tympanic Theatre's Eighth SeasonSOCIAL CREATURES and TODAY WE ESCAPE Set for Tympanic Theatre's Eighth Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Tympanic dares you to brave The Den and explore several dystopias with us for our eighth season: TEAR IT DOWN. Hole up in a theater with seven strangers while the outside world gets ravaged. Enter a sterilized future inspired by one of the most haunting - and touching - albums ever recorded. Filled with subterranean aliens, paranoid androids, and a horrific force more terrifying than any zombie outbreak, our eighth year begins at the same place as so many other great, unsettling stories: the end of the world. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Presents BAD JEWS, Now thru 11/29SpeakEasy Stage Presents BAD JEWS, Now thru 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

From today, October 24 through November 29, 2014, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England premiere of BAD JEWS, a seriously smart comedy about family, faith, and legacy, written by Joshua Harmon. (more...)

The Flea Announces Second Extension for SMOKEThe Flea Announces Second Extension for SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

The Flea Theater will offer a 2nd extension of Kim Davies' World Premiere SMOKE. It is directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello (The Wundelsteipen) and features members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Says Producing Director Carol Ostrow, "where 50 Shades of Grey dances on the surface of BDSM, Smoke cuts to the core." (more...)

Flux Theatre Ensemble to Stage ONCE UPON A BRIDE THERE WAS A FOREST, 12/6-20Flux Theatre Ensemble to Stage ONCE UPON A BRIDE THERE WAS A FOREST, 12/6-20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Flux Theatre Ensemble will present the World Premiere of Kristen Palmer's (The Stray Dog with Rising Phoenix; Departures with Blue Coyote) ONCE UPON A BRIDE THERE WAS A FOREST, December 6-20 at the 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

Cecilia Copeland's R CULTURE Opens 11/7 at IRTCecilia Copeland's R CULTURE Opens 11/7 at IRT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

IRT Resident Artist Project in Collaboration with New York Madness presents R Culture, a new play by Cecilia Copeland, for a limited run, November 7 - 23, at IRT Theatre. Directed by Emily Lerer, the show has Set Design by G. Warren Stiles, Lighting Design by Darielle Shandler, Costume Design by Carolyn Toner & Sound Design by Anna Libbie Grossman. Ashley Newman* serves as Stage Manager. Consulting Producers are Sari Caine & Rachel Weekly. (more...)

BAD JEWS Comes to the Unicorn Theatre, Now thru 11/16BAD JEWS Comes to the Unicorn Theatre, Now thru 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Bad Jews is a new comedy about Daphna who reunites with her cousins on the day of their grandfather's funeral in the Upper West Side of New York City. When her cousin brings home his non-Jewish girlfriend, a hilarious brawl ensues over a family heirloom. Bad Jews is a thoughtful comedy that tackles love, death, betrayal, the definition of family, and the evolution of contemporary American Judaism. It's about what you choose to believe, when you're chosen. (more...)

Robert Askins' HAND TO GOD Will Open on Broadway in 2015; Steven Boyer, Marc Kudisch & More to Reprise RolesRobert Askins' HAND TO GOD Will Open on Broadway in 2015; Steven Boyer, Marc Kudisch & More to Reprise Roles
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Producer Kevin McCollum announced today that the new American play, Hand to God, will open on Broadway on April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), marking the Broadway debut of playwright Robert Askins. (more...)

LCT3's 'BROWNSVILLE SONG' Opens TonightLCT3's 'BROWNSVILLE SONG' Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a new play by Kimber Lee, directed by Patricia McGregor, makes its New York premiere at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street), featuring Sheldon Best, Sun Mee Chomet, Lizan Mitchell, Chris Myers and Taliyah Whitaker. The show opens tonight, October 20, and will play a 6-week limited engagement through Sunday, November 16. (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

THE NETHER Gets West End Transfer, Begins Run At Duke of York's Jan 2015THE NETHER Gets West End Transfer, Begins Run At Duke of York's Jan 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Sonia Friedman Productions, Scott M Delman and Tulchin Bartner Productions present the West End transfer ofJennifer Haley's critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning The Nether. In a Headlong and Royal Court Theatre co-production directed by Jeremy Herrin, The Nether previews at the Duke of York's Theatre from 30 January 2015, opens on 23 February and is booking for 12 weeks only to 25 April 2015. (more...)

West End's THE NETHER to Play Duke of York's Theatre, Jan. 30West End's THE NETHER to Play Duke of York's Theatre, Jan. 30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Sonia Friedman Productions, Scott M Delman and Tulchin Bartner Productions present the West End transfer of Jennifer Haley's critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning The Nether. In a Headlong and Royal Court Theatre co-production directed by Jeremy Herrin, The Nether previews at the Duke of York's Theatre from 30 January 2015, opens on23 February and is booking for 12 weeks only to 25 April 2015. (more...)

Actors Co-op Stages THE DIVINERS at the David Schall Theatre, Now thru 11/23Actors Co-op Stages THE DIVINERS at the David Schall Theatre, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Actors Co-op presents its second show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with THE DIVINERS, written by Jim Leonard, Jr. and directed by Mark Henderson. THE DIVINERS will preview tonight, October 15 and Thursday, October 16 at 8pm and will open on Friday, October 17 at 8pm and run through Sunday, November 23 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of HANDLE WITH CARE by Jason Odell Williams, directed by Karen Carpenter. HANDLE WITH CARE will preview on Wednesday, November 5; Thursday, November 6; andFriday, November 7 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14, with no performances Thanksgiving week. (more...)

The Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents CHLOE & KYLE, 11/18The Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents CHLOE & KYLE, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

Join the Dallas Chamber Symphony for another evening of beautiful music! Winner of the Dallas International Piano Competition 2014, Kyle Orth, joins the orchestra for Mozart's gorgeous Piano Concerto No. 20, and Chloe Trevor performs Vaughan-Williams' pastoral The Lark Ascending. Charles Ives' prize-winning Symphony No. 3 rounds out the program, so bring your friends and family! This is an evening of virtuosic talent not to be missed! (more...)

R CULTURE Begins Off-Broadway Run Tonight at IRT TheatreR CULTURE Begins Off-Broadway Run Tonight at IRT Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

R CULTURE, the edgy and darkly funny new play that satirically examines how modern American culture and rape culture collide and overlap, written by playwright Cecilia Copeland ('Light of Night,' Indie Theatre Now's 2013 Person of the Year) and directed by Emily Lerer ('In the Air Tonight') will be presented Off-Broadway at IRT Theatre (154 Christopher Street) with preview performances beginning tonight, November 7 prior to an official press opening of November 9. (more...)

University of Texas at Austin to Showcase New Plays in UTNT, 12/3-7University of Texas at Austin to Showcase New Plays in UTNT, 12/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin presents UTNT (UT New Theatre), December 3-7 at the Lab Theatre. Now in its eighth iteration, this annual showcase brings to stage dynamic works by third-year Master of Fine Arts Playwriting candidates Patrick Shaw, Eva Suter, Diana Lynn Small and Brian Kettler. Curated by Steven Dietz and Cara Phipps, these new stories explore a prodigal daughter's return, mysteries at a school, a fight for humanity, and a stranger's arrival prompting unexpected discoveries. (more...)

Cecilia Copeland's R CULTURE Opens 11/7 at IRTCecilia Copeland's R CULTURE Opens 11/7 at IRT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

IRT Resident Artist Project in Collaboration with New York Madness presents R Culture, a new play by Cecilia Copeland, for a limited run, November 7 - 23, at IRT Theatre. Directed by Emily Lerer, the show has Set Design by G. Warren Stiles, Lighting Design by Darielle Shandler, Costume Design by Carolyn Toner & Sound Design by Anna Libbie Grossman. Ashley Newman* serves as Stage Manager. Consulting Producers are Sari Caine & Rachel Weekly. (more...)

Know Theatre's Season to Continue with BUREAU OF MISSING PERSONSKnow Theatre's Season to Continue with BUREAU OF MISSING PERSONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

These clues lead Angela on a quest from her New York apartment to a cave in Moscow in search of someone missing. Inspired by the magical realism of Jorge Luis Borges, Bureau of Missing Persons explores what it takes to come back to life when you've been smothered by grief. (more...)

Karen Carpenter Directs HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, Now thru 12/14Karen Carpenter Directs HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of HANDLE WITH CARE by Jason Odell Williams, directed by Karen Carpenter. HANDLE WITH CARE will preview tonight, November 5; Thursday, November 6; and Friday, November 7 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14, with no performances Thanksgiving week. (more...)

Playwrights of New York & Bush Theatre Announce New PartnershipPlaywrights of New York & Bush Theatre Announce New Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Playwrights of New York (PoNY) and the Bush Theatre in London have announced a new partnership: in 2014-15, they will pilot the Playwrights of New York Residency at the Bush Theatre. 2013 PoNY Fellow Kimber Lee will be the first PoNY Resident at the Bush. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage to Present BAD JEWS, 10/24-11/29SpeakEasy Stage to Present BAD JEWS, 10/24-11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

From October 24 through November 29, 2014, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England premiere of BAD JEWS, a seriously smart comedy about family, faith, and legacy, written by Joshua Harmon. (more...)

Partial Comfort to Present All-Female WELCOME MAT, 12/5-6Partial Comfort to Present All-Female WELCOME MAT, 12/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Partial Comfort Productions (Obie Award winner and Drama Desk nominee A Bright New Boise) kicks off its 12th season with THE WELCOME MAT READING SERIES, a collection of bold and groundbreaking new plays by four of the country's fastest-rising female playwrights. (more...)

A.R.T. to Present THE LIGHT PRINCESS, Beginning 12/7A.R.T. to Present THE LIGHT PRINCESS, Beginning 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Following previous season's sold-out holiday hits, The Snow Queen, Hansel and Gretel, the A.R.T. Institute, in association with the Loeb Drama Center, brings back the enchanting musical, The Light Princess, by Lila Rose Kaplan with music by Mike Pettry, directed by Allegra Libonati, with choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman. Performances will be held at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge from December 7 through January 4, 2015. (more...)

POCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsPOCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The play is the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. The production will begin previews tonight, November 21 with an opening night set for Monday, December 15. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Sundance Institute Sets Seven Artists for 2015 Playwrights & Composers RetreatSundance Institute Sets Seven Artists for 2015 Playwrights & Composers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the seven artists selected for its 2015 Playwrights & Composers Retreat at Ucross Foundation. The 16th annual writing colony at the 20,000-acre working cattle ranch outside of Sheridan, WY takes place February 2-20. Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the Playwrights Retreat is made possible through the generosity of Ucross Foundation. The program is one of the 24 residency labs across many creative disciplines focusing on artistic process that Sundance Institute offers annually. (more...)

The Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents CHLOE & KYLE TonightThe Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents CHLOE & KYLE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Join the Dallas Chamber Symphony for another evening of beautiful music! Winner of the Dallas International Piano Competition 2014, Kyle Orth, joins the orchestra for Mozart's gorgeous Piano Concerto No. 20, and Chloe Trevor performs Vaughan-Williams' pastoral The Lark Ascending. Charles Ives' prize-winning Symphony No. 3 rounds out the program, so bring your friends and family! This is an evening of virtuosic talent not to be missed! (more...)

Celebration Theatre Hosts SISTERS THREE Reading TodayCelebration Theatre Hosts SISTERS THREE Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The Bronte sisters, modern day. Due to the death of their brother, Charlotte has dropped out of society and joined a commune on Gondol Island. So Emily and Anne build a canoe to rescue her. In this off-center dramedy about family, social media, fame and the perfect cupcake, individual secrets and desires are revealed which could tear the sisters apart. (more...)

Lee Strasberg Theatre to Present THE SCHOOL PLAY, 12/10-13Lee Strasberg Theatre to Present THE SCHOOL PLAY, 12/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute along with The Lee Strasberg Creative Center -- in collaboration with NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Undergraduate Department of Drama -- present THE SCHOOL PLAY, a world-premiere play written by Frank Winters, to be presented as part of the 3rd Annual Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission, from December 10 to 13 at the Marilyn Monroe Theater (115 E. 15 St.) in New York City. THE SCHOOL PLAY is directed by Danny Sharron. Performances begin December 10th and run through December 13th. A special Closing Night Gala Performance will be held December 13th. All tickets are General Admission, and priced at $10. The Gala Performance is priced at $30. To purchase tickets, please visit: BrownPaperTickets.com (more...)

UK Production of THE NETHER Announces Full CastUK Production of THE NETHER Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

David Calder joins the West End cast of The Nether to play Doyle, previewing at the Duke of York's Theatre from 30 January 2015 and opening on 23 February. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, Jennifer Haley's critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning play is booking for 12weeks only to 25 April 2015. In a Headlong and Royal Court Theatre co-production, The Nether is produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions and Scott M Delman in association with Tulchin Bartner Productions, Lee Dean & Charles Diamond, 1001 Nights, JFL Theatricals/GHF Productions. (more...)

Jackalope Presents CRUMBLE (LAY ME DOWN, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE), Now thru 12/20Jackalope Presents CRUMBLE (LAY ME DOWN, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE), Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Jackalope is proud to announce the full casting and expanded production team for the first show of its 7th season, Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake). The show runs tonight, November 13 - December 20, 2014 at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N Broadway. (more...)

Celebration Theatre to Host SISTERS THREE Reading, 11/18Celebration Theatre to Host SISTERS THREE Reading, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

The Bronte sisters, modern day. Due to the death of their brother, Charlotte has dropped out of society and joined a commune on Gondol Island. So Emily and Anne build a canoe to rescue her. In this off-center dramedy about family, social media, fame and the perfect cupcake, individual secrets and desires are revealed which could tear the sisters apart. (more...)

The Flea Extends SMOKE Through 12/18The Flea Extends SMOKE Through 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

The Flea Theater has announced another extension of Kim Davies' World Premiere SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello (The Wundelsteipen (and other difficult roles for young people)) and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Says Producing Director Carol Ostrow, "where 50 Shades of Grey dances on the surface of BDSM, Smoke cuts to the core." (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces 70th Anniversary Season - Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 and More!Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces 70th Anniversary Season - Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Music Director Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and Chorus will open the 2014-15 season on November 13, 2014, at 8:00 p.m.An additional performance will take place November 15, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. These concerts will mark the beginning of the Orchestra's 70th season and the 14th year of artistic partnership between Mr. Spano and Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles. Additional concert details are available at aso.org. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra opens its 2014-15 season after an agreement on a new collective bargaining was reached Saturday, November 8, 2014. (more...)

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company to Present DETROIT 67 in 2015Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company to Present DETROIT 67 in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company have announced its production of the 2014 Kennedy Award Winner for Drama, Dominique Morisseau's Detroit '67 directed by Hi-ARTS Artistic Director Kamilah Forbes. The music of Motown fuels this riveting new play about family and friendship set in America's Motor City at a tumultuous time in American history. (more...)

Solve the Mystery! Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIMESolve the Mystery! Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by Meet the Cast - Nov 1, 2014

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, officially opened on Broadway on October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Jackalope Presents CRUMBLE (LAY ME DOWN, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE), 11/13-12/20Jackalope Presents CRUMBLE (LAY ME DOWN, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE), 11/13-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

Jackalope is proud to announce the full casting and expanded production team for the first show of its 7th season, Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake). The show runs November 13 - December 20, 2014 at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N Broadway. (more...)

KIND SOULS Begins Next Month at Theatre 54KIND SOULS Begins Next Month at Theatre 54
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

This winter, Alexander Greenfield - Associate Director of the acclaimed Broadway production of Outside Mullingar and The City of Conversation at Lincoln Center - directs Libra Theater Company's production of Tom Diggs' new play KIND SOULS, performing January 16 - February 1 at Theatre 54. The cast includes Lindsey Kyler (The Seagull at New York Classical Theatre) and John Clarence Stewart (Choir Boy at Manhattan Theatre Club / The Alliance Theatre). Opening is slated for January 18. (more...)

We're All Human - Meet the Full Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN, Opening Tonight on Broadway!We're All Human - Meet the Full Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 7, 2014

Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play The Elephant Man, starring two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper as John Merrick, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson as Mrs. Kendal, and Alessandro Nivola as Dr. Frederick Treves, is directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. The production officially opens at Broadway's Booth Theatre tonight, December 7, 2014. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Flux Theatre Ensemble Stages ONCE UPON A BRIDE THERE WAS A FOREST, Now thru 12/20Flux Theatre Ensemble Stages ONCE UPON A BRIDE THERE WAS A FOREST, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

Flux Theatre Ensemble will present the World Premiere of Kristen Palmer's (The Stray Dog with Rising Phoenix; Departures with Blue Coyote) ONCE UPON A BRIDE THERE WAS A FOREST, today, December 6-20 at the 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

Partial Comfort Presents All-Female WELCOME MAT This WeekendPartial Comfort Presents All-Female WELCOME MAT This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Partial Comfort Productions (Obie Award winner and Drama Desk nominee A Bright New Boise) kicks off its 12th season with THE WELCOME MAT READING SERIES, a collection of bold and groundbreaking new plays by four of the country's fastest-rising female playwrights. (more...)

World Premiere of THE GROUNDLING Set for Axis TheatreWorld Premiere of THE GROUNDLING Set for Axis Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Marc Palmieri has a reputation for writing heartfelt and unsettling plays. Time Out New York writes, 'When Palmieri lets his imagination cut loose, the results can be evocative.' In a Critic's Pick review of Levittown, Palmieri's compelling depiction of the small and quiet dramas of American family life, The New York Times declared, 'you won't stop watching for a second.' Now, Axis Company presents the world premiere of Palmieri's latest play The Groundling, February 11 - March 8, 2015. (more...)

University of Texas at Austin Showcases New Plays in UTNT, Now thru 12/7University of Texas at Austin Showcases New Plays in UTNT, Now thru 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin presents UTNT (UT New Theatre), today, December 3, through the 7th at the Lab Theatre. (more...)

Jackalope Presents CRUMBLE (LAY ME DOWN, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE), 11/13-12/20Jackalope Presents CRUMBLE (LAY ME DOWN, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE), 11/13-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Jackalope is proud to announce the full casting and expanded production team for the first show of its 7th season, Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake). The show runs November 13 - December 20, 2014 at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N Broadway. (more...)

Paul D'Addario, Lynda Newton & More to Star in THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ANTARCTICA at The Gift TheatrePaul D'Addario, Lynda Newton & More to Star in THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ANTARCTICA at The Gift Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The Gift Theatre artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton announces the world premiere of intriguing and touching drama The Royal Society of Antarctica by Naperville native Mat Smart (whose play Naperville, which opened Off-Broadway in November, is a New York Times Critics' Pick). The Royal Society of Antarctica is directed by Gift ensemble member John Gawlik and features Gift ensemble members Paul D'Addario (Bethany), Lynda Newton (Thinner Than Water), John Connolly (Broadsword), Jay Worthington (Thinner Than Water) and Brittany Burch (Othello) with guest artists Aila Peck (Promethean Theatre's The Lark), Brian Keys (Profiles Theatre's Hellcab) and Kyle Zornes (Artistic Director of The Gift's Natural Gas). (more...)

The Flea Extends SMOKE Through TodayThe Flea Extends SMOKE Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Flea Theater has announced another extension of Kim Davies' World Premiere SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello (The Wundelsteipen (and other difficult roles for young people)) and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Says Producing Director Carol Ostrow, "where 50 Shades of Grey dances on the surface of BDSM, Smoke cuts to the core." (more...)

Obie Winner Eric Ting Joins Cincinnati Playhouse's Associate Artists ProgramObie Winner Eric Ting Joins Cincinnati Playhouse's Associate Artists Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Artistic Director Blake Robison announced today that Obie Award-winning director Eric Ting will be added next season to the theatre's Associate Artists program, which was launched by Robison in 2013 for his second season at the Playhouse. Ting will join current associate artists Timothy Douglas, Michael Evan Haney and KJ Sanchez, who have served the Playhouse in that capacity for the past two years. (more...)

24/6: A Jewish Theater Company to Present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, 12/2824/6: A Jewish Theater Company to Present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

A Jewish Theater Company and New York's first one dedicated to Sabbath-observant artists, will present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, Bruce Myers's acclaimed two person adaptation of S. Ansky's classic Jewish play THE DYBBUK directed by 24/6's Co-Founding Artistic Director, Yoni Oppenheim. The production will play on December 28th at 3:00 pm, at the JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street New York, NY 10023. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.jccmanhattan.org/cat-content.aspx?catid=2856&progid=31569 or by calling the JCC at 646-505-5708. On the day of the show, tickets will be available at the door. (more...)

Kim Davies' SMOKE Extends Through Feb 1 at The FleaKim Davies' SMOKE Extends Through Feb 1 at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Flea Theater is proud to announce yet another extension of Kim Davies' World Premiere Smoke, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello (The Wundelsteipen (and other difficult roles for young people)) and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Says Producing Director Carol Ostrow, "where 50 Shades of Grey dances on the surface of BDSM, Smoke cuts to the core." Performances will now run through February 1, 2015 at The Flea, where performances started in August of 2014. (more...)

Lee Strasberg Theatre Presents THE SCHOOL PLAY, Now thru 12/13Lee Strasberg Theatre Presents THE SCHOOL PLAY, Now thru 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute along with The Lee Strasberg Creative Center -- in collaboration with NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Undergraduate Department of Drama -- present THE SCHOOL PLAY, a world-premiere play written by Frank Winters, to be presented as part of the 3rd Annual Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission, from today, December 10 to 13 at the Marilyn Monroe Theater (115 E. 15 St.) in New York City. THE SCHOOL PLAY is directed by Danny Sharron. Performances begin December 10th and run through December 13th. A special Closing Night Gala Performance will be held December 13th. All tickets are General Admission, and priced at $10. The Gala Performance is priced at $30. To purchase tickets, please visit: BrownPaperTickets.com (more...)

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