The Rise of David Levinsky

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Based on the novel by Abraham Cahan

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene Announces 99th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, Executive Director Bryna Wasserman and Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek, will present a multitude of theater and music events for its 99th season including the American premiere of the tender coming-of-age musical adapted from the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated and Golden-Globe-Award-winning film Lies My Father Told, November 10 through December 15, and the return by popular demand of The Megile Of Itzik Manger, March 2 through 16. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene Announces 99th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, Executive Director Bryna Wasserman and Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek, will present a multitude of theater and music events for its 99th season including the American premiere of the tender coming-of-age musical adapted from the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated and Golden-Globe-Award-winning film Lies My Father Told, November 10 through December 15, and the return by popular demand of The Megile Of Itzik Manger, March 2 through 16. (more...)

Avi Hoffman Juggles Two Shows and Two Languages at Once
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The only actor in New York to be performing in two shows and two languages simultaneously, Avi Hoffman is currently appearing in the world premiere of Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot' in Yiddish, and his own critically acclaimed one-man musical tour de force 'Still Jewish After All These Years' in English! (more...)

AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN Obie Winning Comedy At Rising Action Theatre
by Beau Higgins - Sep 10, 2011

This 'wry confectionery, extremely entertaining fable' (NY Times) comes to Rising Action to kick-off their fifth season. Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed, Sister Act, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar) spins a sexy and very funny tale of a young gay writer caught in the excitement of finding a rich socialite patron, Alexa Vere de Vere. An eccentric diva, inspired by the likes of Auntie Mame, Sally Bowles, Holly Go Lightly and Tallulah Bankhead, Alexa is a self-described promoter of British rock stars, and is now in the market for an even greater dose of fame. When she sees a near naked photo of a young gay novelist named Evan Wyler, Alexa is certain she's found the right man to do the job. And Evan thinks he's found his destiny fulfilled. (more...)

Theatre Notables Sondheim, Ziegfield, Simon & More Amongst 'New York City 400'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

The NYC400 is the first-ever list of New York City's ultimate movers and shakers since the City's founding?from politics, the arts, business, sports, science, and entertainment. (more...)

AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN Obie Winning Comedy At Rising Action Theatre
by Beau Higgins - Sep 1, 2011

This 'wry confectionery, extremely entertaining fable' (NY Times) comes to Rising Action to kick-off their fifth season. Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed, Sister Act, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar) spins a sexy and very funny tale of a young gay writer caught in the excitement of finding a rich socialite patron, Alexa Vere de Vere. An eccentric diva, inspired by the likes of Auntie Mame, Sally Bowles, Holly Go Lightly and Tallulah Bankhead, Alexa is a self-described promoter of British rock stars, and is now in the market for an even greater dose of fame. When she sees a near naked photo of a young gay novelist named Evan Wyler, Alexa is certain she's found the right man to do the job. And Evan thinks he's found his destiny fulfilled. (more...)

Off-Broadway's Avi Hoffman Set for THEATER CHAT, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Tune in this Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 12:35 PM (ET) to join in the celebration with 'Mr. Showbusiness' on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, broadcasting live on WWJB -- regionally and nationally on the world wide web: www.wwjb.com/pages/4395150.php. This week's Guest is award-winning stage, teleivision and film star Avi Hoffman. (more...)

Avi Hoffman's ROUGH PATCH and THE RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKY Get Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

The actor and director Avi Hoffman is organizing two staged readings in October. The first, a new play 'Rough Patch' by Charles Gluck, will get off to a 'smooth' start today, October 7 at 6pm, at the Roy Arias Studios, at the Times Square Arts Center, 300 West 43rd Street. (more...)

OY VEY! THE PLAY Begins 11/23 at Lion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

OY VEY! THE PLAY will begin performances on Friday, November 23rd at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). This new comedy, which runs through December 16th is written by David Silberg and directed by Sue Lawless. Tickets are $19.25 and are available by visiting www.telecharge.com or by calling at (212) 239-6900 or (800) 432-7250. (more...)

Etai BenShlomo & More Join Avi Hoffman in THE RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKY Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

The actor and director Avi Hoffman has organized a special presentation of 'The Rise of David Levinsky,' a musical by Isaiah Sheffer and Bobby Paul, which will honor Sheffer, the late founding artistic director of Symphony Space. The open-to-the-public reading tonight, Monday October 21 at 7pm, takes place at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street). The free event marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Sheffer, who died in November of last year. (more...)

Avi Hoffman's ROUGH PATCH and THE RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKY Get Readings, 10/7 & 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

The actor and director Avi Hoffman is organizing two staged readings in October. The first, a new play 'Rough Patch' by Charles Gluck, will get off to a 'smooth' start today October 7 at 6pm, at the Roy Arias Studios, at the Times Square Arts Center, 300 West 43rd Street. (more...)

Avi Hoffman's ROUGH PATCH and THE RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKY Get Readings, 10/7 & 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

The actor and director Avi Hoffman is organizing two staged readings in October. The first, a new play 'Rough Patch' by Charles Gluck, will get off to a 'smooth' start on Monday October 7 at 6pm, at the Roy Arias Studios, at the Times Square Arts Center, 300 West 43rd Street. (more...)

Etai BenShlomo and More Join Avi Hoffman in THE RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKY Reading, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

The actor and director Avi Hoffman is organizing a special presentation of 'The Rise of David Levinsky,' a musical by Isaiah Sheffer and Bobby Paul, which will honor Sheffer, the late founding artistic director of Symphony Space. The open-to-the-public reading on Monday October 21 at 7pm, takes place at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street). The free event marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Sheffer, who died in November of last year. (more...)

OY VEY! THE PLAY Begins Today at Lion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2012

OY VEY! THE PLAY will begin performances today, November 23rd at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). This new comedy, which runs through December 16th is written by David Silberg and directed by Sue Lawless. Tickets are $19.25 and are available by visiting www.telecharge.com or by calling at (212) 239-6900 or (800) 432-7250. (more...)

OY VEY! THE PLAY Begins at Lion Theatre,Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2012

OY VEY! THE PLAY will begin performances today, November 23rd at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). This new comedy, which runs through December 16th is written by David Silberg and directed by Sue Lawless. Tickets are $19.25 and are available by visiting www.telecharge.com or by calling at (212) 239-6900 or (800) 432-7250. (more...)

Symphony Space Honors the Memory of Founding Artistic Director Isaiah Sheffer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

It is with both heavy hearts and deep gratitude that the staff, board, and community of artists of Symphony Space honor the memory of Founding Artistic Director Isaiah Sheffer, who died on Thursday evening of last week from complications after a stroke. He was 76 years old. (more...)

OY VEY! THE PLAY Begins at Lion Theatre, Nov 23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

OY VEY! THE PLAY will begin performances on Friday, November 23rd at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). This new comedy, which runs through December 16th is written by David Silberg and directed by Sue Lawless. Tickets are $19.25 and are available by visiting www.telecharge.com or by calling at (212) 239-6900 or (800) 432-7250. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - March 12, 2010
by - Mar 12, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

'Lost' Rodgers & Hart Show Launches Summer Stock on Bway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2006

Symphony Space's Summer Stock series will launch with The Manhattan Madcaps of 1924, featuring a score by Rodgers and Hart and a book by esteemed librettist Jerzy Turnpike (more...)

Berkeley Rep Hosts SELECTED SHORTS With Jill Eikenberry & Michael Tucker
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

On Sunday, April 1, the hometown of California cuisine hosts a day of "Delicious Fictions" featuring Golden Globe Award-winner Jill Eikenberry and Emmy Award-nominee Michael Tucker. (more...)

Ringmaster Paul Binder Joins Symphony Space's THE THALIA FOLLIES 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2012

Guest star Paul Binder, Ringmaster of the Big Apple Circus, will join Symphony Space's political cabaret, The Thalia Follies, returning for its seventh season to the stage with its newest production, Primary Colors. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - January 12, 2010
by - Jan 12, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ringmaster Paul Binder Joins Symphony Space's THE THALIA FOLLIES 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012

Guest star Paul Binder, Ringmaster of the Big Apple Circus, will join Symphony Space's political cabaret, The Thalia Follies, returning for its seventh season to the stage with its newest production, Primary Colors. (more...)

Ringmaster Paul Binder Joins Symphony Space's THE THALIA FOLLIES 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

Guest star Paul Binder, Ringmaster of the Big Apple Circus, will join Symphony Space's political cabaret, The Thalia Follies, returning for its seventh season to the stage with its newest production, Primary Colors. (more...)

Stephen Mo Hanan and Avi Hoffman to Star in National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's THE MEGILE OF ITZIK MANGER, 3/2-16; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Following a wildly successful Off Broadway run last Spring, The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's critically-acclaimed musical production 'The Megile of Itzik Manger' will return to Baruch Performing Arts Center for a two week limited engagement, March 2 - 16. (more...)

AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN Obie Winning Comedy At Rising Action Theatre
by Beau Higgins - Aug 25, 2011

This 'wry confectionery, extremely entertaining fable' (NY Times) comes to Rising Action to kick-off their fifth season. Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed, Sister Act, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar) spins a sexy and very funny tale of a young gay writer caught in the excitement of finding a rich socialite patron, Alexa Vere de Vere. An eccentric diva, inspired by the likes of Auntie Mame, Sally Bowles, Holly Go Lightly and Tallulah Bankhead, Alexa is a self-described promoter of British rock stars, and is now in the market for an even greater dose of fame. When she sees a near naked photo of a young gay novelist named Evan Wyler, Alexa is certain she's found the right man to do the job. And Evan thinks he's found his destiny fulfilled. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Hosts SELECTED SHORTS With Jill Eikenberry & Michael Tucker
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2012

On Sunday, April 1, the hometown of California cuisine hosts a day of "Delicious Fictions" featuring Golden Globe Award-winner Jill Eikenberry and Emmy Award-nominee Michael Tucker. (more...)

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