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Legacy Honors Wynton Marsalis's Birthday With A 11 CD Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

As Pulitzer and 9-time Grammy Award®-winner Wynton Marsalis eases into his 50th birthday on October 18, 2011, he casts his memory back a dozen years to 1998-99. (more...)

Frank Kuhn directs The Drunkard at Metropoiitan 9/18-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2010

Metropolitan Playhouse, 'theatrical archaeologist extraordinaire' (Backstage), presents a revival of The Drunkard, or The Fallen Saved by W. H. Smith. First presented in Boston in 1844, and later by P.T. Barnum in New York in 1848, The Drunkard now receives its first professional production in the city since 1993. Frank Kuhn comes to New York to direct Metropolitan's revival at 220 E 4th Street September 18th through October 17th, 2010. (more...)

FROM RAGS TO RICHES to Play the Metropolitan Playhouse, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2011

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--Obie Award winner in 2011--presents a revival of From Rags to Riches, by 'The Master of Melodrama' Charles A. Taylor. Debuting in New York in1903, the play now receives the first professional production in the city since then at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street from September 17th to October 16th. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre to Feature Nicky Silver, Becky Mode, Colman Domingo and More in Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

Vineyard Theatre will celebrate its 30th anniversary season with a host of special events, in addition to its mainstage productions. These events include developmental readings and workshops, and one-night-only readings of acclaimed productions from the company's history. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents THE JAZZ SINGER 11/12-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--presents a revival of THE JAZZ SINGER, by Samson Raphaelson. First staged in in 1925 and revived in 1927, the play now receives the first professional production in the city, directed by Laura Livingston at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street . (more...)

Legacy Honors Wynton Marsalis's Birthday With A 11 CD Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011

As Pulitzer and 9-time Grammy Award®-winner Wynton Marsalis eases into his 50th birthday on October 18, 2011, he casts his memory back a dozen years to 1998-99. (more...)

Iris String Quartet to Play Metropolitan Playhouse, 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse is pleased to present the 'lovely and satisfying' (Times Square Chronicles) Iris String Quartet in a concert of masterworks by Stravinsky, Bartok, and Haydn. Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 8:00 PM at Metropolitan Playhouse 220 East 4th Street between Avenues A and B, New York City. Tickets are: $25 Adults and $10 Children Under 18. (more...)

FROM RAGS TO RICHES to Play the Metropolitan Playhouse, Closes 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2011

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--Obie Award winner in 2011--presents a revival of From Rags to Riches, by 'The Master of Melodrama' Charles A. Taylor. Debuting in New York in1903, the play now receives the first professional production in the city since then at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street. The production will close on October 16th. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents UNCLE TOM'S CABIN 11/13-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2010

Metropolitan Playhouse presents a revival of Uncle Tom's Cabin, adapted by George Aiken from the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. (more...)

George Lee Miles Joins Cast of Metro Playhouse's Uncle Tom's Cabin
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2010

Veteran actor George Lee Miles, known for his roles in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, the original Fort Apache The Bronx and The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, and Broadway's 1991 revival of Mule Bone, joins the cast in the title role of Metropolitan Playhouse'e Uncle Tom's Cabin. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents THE JAZZ SINGER 11/12-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--presents a revival of THE JAZZ SINGER, by Samson Raphaelson. First staged in in 1925 and revived in 1927, the play now receives the first professional production in the city, directed by Laura Livingston at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street . (more...)

George Lee Miles Joins Cast of Metro Playhouse's Uncle Tom's Cabin
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2010

Veteran actor George Lee Miles, known for his roles in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, the original Fort Apache The Bronx and The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, and Broadway's 1991 revival of Mule Bone, joins the cast in the title role of Metropolitan Playhouse'e Uncle Tom's Cabin. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents UNCLE TOM'S CABIN 11/13-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2010

Metropolitan Playhouse presents a revival of Uncle Tom's Cabin, adapted by George Aiken from the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents THE JAZZ SINGER 11/12-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2011

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--presents a revival of THE JAZZ SINGER, by Samson Raphaelson. First staged in in 1925 and revived in 1927, the play now receives the first professional production in the city, directed by Laura Livingston at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street . (more...)

Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON to 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, Soho Rep. announces a second extension of the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, An Octoroon will run through June 8. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Announces Lineup for 2013 East Village Theater Festival, 4/15-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, OBIE Award winner, presents the fourth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village. The festival features four different evenings of new plays and solo-performances, as well as the work of local artists, and a panel discussion on the neighborhood's changing identity. (more...)

La MaMa Presents LOST IN STATEN ISLAND: MORE TALES OF MODERN LIVING, 6/15-7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

La MaMa presents the World Premiere of LOST IN STATEN ISLAND: MORE TALES OF MODERN LIVING. The production marks the latest installment of Richard Sheinmel and Clay Zambo's Modern Living cycle, which began in 2006. Directed by Jason Jacobs, performances run June 15 - July 1 at LaMaMa. (more...)

Iris String Quartet to Perform at the Metropolitan Playhouse, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse presents the Iris String Quartet in a concert comprising Barber, Beethoven, Ravel and contemporary American composers on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 8:00 PM at Metropolitan Playhouse 220 East 4th Street, between Avenues A and B, New York City. (more...)

Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON Through Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

In response to popular demand and one week before performances begin, Soho Rep. extends the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, to May 24. Performances of An Octoroon will now take place April 23-May 24 (see schedule above) at Soho Rep. Critics are welcome as of Wednesday, April 30 for an official opening of Sunday, May 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Symphony Space to Present HARLEM RESONANCE Spring Festival, 4/2-5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

The Harlem Resonance Festival (April 2 - May 11) is Symphony Space's second annual multi-disciplinary thematic spring festival, following last year's celebration of Gertrude Stein's Paris. (more...)

Symphony Space to Present HARLEM RESONANCE Spring Festival, 4/2-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

The Harlem Resonance Festival (April 2 - May 11) is Symphony Space's second annual multi-disciplinary thematic spring festival, following last year's celebration of Gertrude Stein's Paris. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents Iris String Quartet Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse presents the Iris String Quartet in a concert comprising Brahms, Gershwin and contemporary American composers tonight, March 5, 2013 at 8:00 PM at Metropolitan Playhouse 220 East 4th Street, between Avenues A and B, New York City. (more...)

Segal Theatre Center Spring 2012 Season to Include EGYPT IN TRANSITION, MELODRAMA RECLAIMED, More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (Frank Hentschker, Executive Director) has announced the rest of its Spring 2012 season, featuring 11 free events at the Graduate Center, including rarely-seen performances, premiere readings of international playwrights, and day-long symposia on everything from ecologically inspired performance (for Earth Day!) to the Group Theatre to innovative American women producers. (more...)

Chris Myers & Zoe Winters Join Cast of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON at Soho Rep,4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Soho Rep. announces final casting for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate recently opened at Signature Theatre and continues through April 6. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Announces Lineup for 2013 East Village Theater Festival, 4/15-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, OBIE Award winner, presents the fourth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village. The festival features four different evenings of new plays and solo-performances, as well as the work of local artists, and a panel discussion on the neighborhood's changing identity. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Hosts Emerging Artists Luncheon With Colman Domingo
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Donna Hanover and Colman Domingo will host a luncheon on Thursday, June 9 at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan). (more...)

Iris String Quartet Plays Metropolitan Playhouse June 25, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse will present the 'lovely and satisfying' (Times Square Cronicles) Iris String Quartet in a concert comprising Bach, Debussy, Handel, Ravel and contemporary American composers. (more...)

La MaMa Presents LOST IN STATEN ISLAND: MORE TALES OF MODERN LIVING, 6/15-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

La MaMa presents the World Premiere of LOST IN STATEN ISLAND: MORE TALES OF MODERN LIVING. The production marks the latest installment of Richard Sheinmel and Clay Zambo's Modern Living cycle, which began in 2006. Directed by Jason Jacobs, performances run June 15 - July 1 at LaMaMa. (more...)

Iris String Quartet Performs at the Metropolitan Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse presents the Iris String Quartet in a concert comprising Barber, Beethoven, Ravel and contemporary American composers tonight, June 25, 2013 at 8:00 PM at Metropolitan Playhouse 220 East 4th Street, between Avenues A and B, New York City. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents East Village: Theory and Practice Panel, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2011

Metropolitan Playhouse has confirmed 5 new panelists for the discussion panel The East Village: Theory and Practice, to be held Wednesday, June 22, at 7:30. The panel will be an open discussion, beginning with an examination of the contrast and consonance of the neighborhood's historical and cultural reputation with its actual history and current identity. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents East Village: Theory and Practice Panel, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2011

Metropolitan Playhouse has confirmed 5 new panelists for the discussion panel The East Village: Theory and Practice, to be held Wednesday, June 22, at 7:30. The panel will be an open discussion, beginning with an examination of the contrast and consonance of the neighborhood's historical and cultural reputation with its actual history and current identity. (more...)

La MaMa Presents LOST IN STATEN ISLAND: MORE TALES OF MODERN LIVING, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

La MaMa presents the World Premiere of LOST IN STATEN ISLAND: MORE TALES OF MODERN LIVING. The production marks the latest installment of Richard Sheinmel and Clay Zambo's Modern Living cycle, which began in 2006. Directed by Jason Jacobs, performances run tonight, June 15 - July 1 at LaMaMa. (more...)

The Longest Lunch Presents SATURN NIGHTS, 1/27-2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011

Ticketing info: General $18/Student $14 - Cash only at the door. Purchase in advance at incubatorarts.org or by calling TheaterMania at 212-352-3101. Incubator Arts Project (inside St. Mark's Church) • 131 East 10th Street (at 2nd Ave.) L to First or Third Ave; R, W to Broadway/8th St.; 6 to Astor Place; N,Q, 4, 5 to Union Sq. (more...)

The Longest Lunch Presents SATURN NIGHTS, 1/27-2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2011

Ticketing info: General $18/Student $14 - Cash only at the door. Purchase in advance at incubatorarts.org or by calling TheaterMania at 212-352-3101. Incubator Arts Project (inside St. Mark's Church) • 131 East 10th Street (at 2nd Ave.) L to First or Third Ave; R, W to Broadway/8th St.; 6 to Astor Place; N,Q, 4, 5 to Union Sq. (more...)

Iris String Quartet Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse will present Iris String Quartet in a concert comprising Brahms, Gershwin and contemporary American composers. (more...)

The Longest Lunch Presents SATURN NIGHTS, 1/27-2/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2011

Ticketing info: General $18/Student $14 - Cash only at the door. Purchase in advance at incubatorarts.org or by calling TheaterMania at 212-352-3101. Incubator Arts Project (inside St. Mark's Church) • 131 East 10th Street (at 2nd Ave.) L to First or Third Ave; R, W to Broadway/8th St.; 6 to Astor Place; N,Q, 4, 5 to Union Sq. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse to Present Iris String Quartet, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse presents the Iris String Quartet in a concert comprising Brahms, Gershwin and contemporary American composers on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 8:00 PM at Metropolitan Playhouse 220 East 4th Street, between Avenues A and B, New York City. (more...)

Iris String Quartet Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse will present the Iris String Quartet in a concert comprising Brahms, Gershwin and contemporary American composers on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 8:00 PM at Metropolitan Playhouse 220 East 4th Street between Avenues A and B, New York City. (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Cast for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON, Running 4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Soho Rep. announces casting and performance dates for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate makes its New York premiere February 25-April 6 at Signature Theatre. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Closes UNCLE TOM'S CABIN 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

Metropolitan Playhouse presents a revival of Uncle Tom's Cabin, adapted by George Aiken from the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. (more...)

George Lee Miles Joins Cast of Metro Playhouse's Uncle Tom's Cabin
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

Veteran actor George Lee Miles, known for his roles in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, the original Fort Apache The Bronx and The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, and Broadway's 1991 revival of Mule Bone, joins the cast in the title role of Metropolitan Playhouse'e Uncle Tom's Cabin. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents THE JAZZ SINGER 11/12-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2011

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--presents a revival of THE JAZZ SINGER, by Samson Raphaelson. First staged in in 1925 and revived in 1927, the play now receives the first professional production in the city, directed by Laura Livingston at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street . (more...)

Frank Kuhn directs The Drunkard at Metropoiitan 9/18-10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2010

Metropolitan Playhouse, 'theatrical archaeologist extraordinaire' (Backstage), presents a revival of The Drunkard, or The Fallen Saved by W. H. Smith. First presented in Boston in 1844, and later by P.T. Barnum in New York in 1848, The Drunkard now receives its first professional production in the city since 1993. Frank Kuhn comes to New York to direct Metropolitan's revival at 220 E 4th Street September 18th through October 17th, 2010. (more...)

FROM RAGS TO RICHES to Play the Metropolitan Playhouse, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--Obie Award winner in 2011--presents a revival of From Rags to Riches, by 'The Master of Melodrama' Charles A. Taylor. Debuting in New York in1903, the play now receives the first professional production in the city since then at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street from September 17th to October 16th. (more...)

The 5th Annual East Village Theater Festival Presents 12 New Works, 4/14-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

OBIE Award winner and 'indispensable East Village institution'? (nytheatre.com) Metropolitan Playhouse, presents the fifth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village. The festival features four different evenings of new plays and solo-performances, as well as the work of local artists, and a panel discussion on the neighborhood's changing identity. (more...)

Soho Rep Presents Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, tonight, April 23, through May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate made its New York premiere February 25-April 6 at Signature Theatre. (more...)

Symphony Space Presents HARLEM RESONANCE Spring Festival, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2013

The Harlem Resonance Festival (tonight, April 2 - May 11) is Symphony Space's second annual multi-disciplinary thematic spring festival, following last year's celebration of Gertrude Stein's Paris. (more...)

Iris String Quartet to Play Metropolitan Playhouse, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Metropolitan Playhouse will present the 'lovely and satisfying' (Times Square Chronicles) Iris String Quartet in a concert of masterworks by Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Kosch. (more...)

Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

In response to popular demand and one week before performances begin, Soho Rep. extends the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, to May 24. Performances of An Octoroon will now take place April 23-May 24 (see schedule above) at Soho Rep. Critics are welcome as of Wednesday, April 30 for an official opening of Sunday, May 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Kicks Off 2013 East Village Theater Festival, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, OBIE Award winner, presents the fourth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village. The festival features four different evenings of new plays and solo-performances, as well as the work of local artists, and a panel discussion on the neighborhood's changing identity. (more...)

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