The Witch of Edmonton

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Theater at St. Clement's Church (New York, NY)
423 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Schedule
Tuesday & Wednesday at 7pm
Thursday & Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 2pm and 8pm
Sunday at 3pm
Price
$45-$80
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A witch, a fool, a young man, his two wives, an angry mob, and one very devilish dog takes the stage in the first major Off Broadway production of this fantastical tragicomedy. In a new adaptation of the original Jacobean play, this rarely-performed classic rips open the dark underbelly of a small town with humor and pathos. As the lives of its inhabitants intersect in spellbinding ways, the power of a community for both good and evil is revealed.

LOOT & THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Set for Red Bull Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) will present their Tenth Anniversary Season at Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theater, including Off Broadway revivals of modern classics by the iconoclastic Joe Orton and Charles Ludlam - writing in the tradition of Marlowe and Aristophanes - alongside Revelation Readings of Jacobean gems such as 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and The Roaring Girl, and of rarities like the American Premiere of Nabokov's Tragedy of Mr. Morn, Brecht & Weill's musical Happy End, and Thornton Wilder's Alcestiad, offering something for every lover of classic theater to relish. (more...)

Olympia Dukakis, Lily Rabe, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Appear in Red Bull Theater's 11th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Eleventh Season will include a rare revival of John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore along with an all new season of their acclaimed Revelation Readings, including Dekker & Middleton's The Honest Whore, Ford's Perkin Warbeck and Love's Sacrifice, Baillie's De Montfort, Ludlam's Camille, Euripides's Hippolytos, Middleton's A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, Calderon's Life Is a Dream, Ibsen's The Wild Duck (a new version by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Auburn), Beaumont & Fletcher's The Maid's Tragedy, Marston's The Dutch Courtesan, Sheridan's The School For Scandal, with casts that include Olympia Dukakis, Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe, Charlayne Woodard, Brian D'Arcy James, Rocco Sisto, Robert Cuccioli, Charles Busch, Everett Quinton, Arnie Burton, Tom Hewitt, Jennifer Ikeda, Christopher Innvar, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Rebecca Brooksher, Jeremy Shamos, Harris Yulin, Nick Westrate, Carson Elrod, and Jeanine Serralles, among others. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of MTC's THE SNOW GEESE; Opens Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 24, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club and MCC Theater present the world premiere of The Snow Geese, a new play by Sharr White, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. The production will open tonight, October 24, 2013. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Stephen Spinella, Tovah Feldshuh and More Set for Red Bull Theater's VOLPONE, Opens 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) will present a rare revival of Ben Jonson's VOLPONE, or The Fox, for a strictly limited engagement beginning November 27th at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/15-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

Jan Maxwell, Richard Kind to Lead Red Bull Theater's THE MISER Benefit Reading, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Red Bull Theater is the not-profit Off-Broadway theater company specializing in plays of heightened language, with a unique focus on the Jacobean plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Charles Isherwood in The New York Times called Red Bull Theater "a troupe that lovers of classic theater should put on the must-watch list." Their productions of Pericles, Revenger's Tragedy, Edward the Second, Women Beware Women, Duchess of Malfi, The Witch of Edmonton and The Maids all enjoyed extended sold-out Off-Broadway runs. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces 2012-13 Revelation Readings, Featuring Patrick Page, Michael Urie and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) will present its 2012-‘13 Revelation Readings beginning Monday, October 22nd, at their new home, the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets. (more...)

Stephen Spinella, Tovah Feldshuh and More Star in Red Bull Theater's VOLPONE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

Red Bull Theater presents a rare revival of Ben Jonson's VOLPONE, or The Fox, for a strictly limited engagement beginning tonight, November 27th at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

Red Bull Theater's VOLPONE, Featuring Stephen Spinella, Tovah Feldshuh and More, Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) will present a rare revival of Ben Jonson's VOLPONE, or The Fox, for a strictly limited engagement beginning Tuesday, November 27th at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

Rebecca Brooksher, Eric Martin Brown & More to Lead Red Bull Theater's LOOT; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Red Bull Theater presents the first-ever Off Broadway revival of Loot by Joe Orton. Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger directs a company that includes Rebecca Brooksher (Fay), Eric Martin Brown (Meadows), Jarlath Conroy (McLeavy), Ryan Garbayo (Dennis), Rocco Sisto (Truscott), and Nick Westrate (Hal). Loot will have scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Sara Jean Tosetti, lighting design by Scott Zielinski, and sound design by Brad Berridge. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from tonight, November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

Working Theatre Presents Reading of US Poet US Poet Laureate Philip Levine, Tonight, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2012

Working Theater previously announced a reading of the poetry of US Poet Laureate Philip Levine. Readers include Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Jeffrey Eugenides and performers André De Shields, Gene Gillette and Lisa Ramirez tonight, May 7th at 7pm at the SEIU 32BJ building at 25 West 18th Street, on the 5th floor. Reception with artists to follow. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Present THE DANCE OF DEATH American Premiere at Lucille Lortel Theatre, 4/10-5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

Red Bull Theater will present the American Premiere of a new adaptation of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death by Mike Poulton (Tony Award Nominee for Best Play for Fortune's Fool), directed by Joseph Hardy (Tony Award winner for Best Director for Child's Play), for a strictly limited engagement beginning April 10th and continuing through May 4th only, at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for Thursday April 18th. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Soho Rep has announced casting and an official opening date for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shakespeare Festival's OTHELLO!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis will present a free production of OTHELLO from 5/25 to 6/17, 2012 at Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park nightly at 8pm with previews 5/23-24. (more...)

April Productions Presents THE VINDICATION OF SENYORA CLITO MESTRES, 3/21-25 & 31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

ril Productions presents a re-visioning of its production of The Vindication of Senyora Clito Mestres, starring Artistic Director Dragana Varagic who was nominated for an Outstanding Performance Dora Award for her solo in this acclaimed work just over a decade ago. The Vindication of Senyora Clito Mestres, in an all-new production directed by Varagic, runs March 21-25 at Theatre Passe Muraille's Backspace with an additional performance March 31 at the Isabel Bader Theatre. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Will Transfer Simon Gray's QUARTET to Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Due to the demand for tickets for the nine week season currently playing at Hampstead Downstairs, ending on 17th May, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to transfer Simon Gray's quartet of plays upstairs to the Main Stage for a three week run in repertory from 28th May to 14th June. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Soho Rep has announced casting and an official opening date for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Jason Butler Harner, et al. Set for Royal Court Theatre's COCK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

The cast of the American premiere of the Royal Court Theatre's Olivier Award-winning new production, COCK will star Jason Butler Harner as M, Amanda Quaid as W, Cory Michael Smith as John and Cotter Smith as F. Written by Mike Bartlett and directed by James Macdonald, COCK will open Off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42nd STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street, on Thursday, May 17 and previews will begin Thursday, May 1. (more...)

April Productions Presents THE VINDICATION OF SENYORA CLITO MESTRES, 3/21-25 & 31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

ril Productions presents a re-visioning of its production of The Vindication of Senyora Clito Mestres, starring Artistic Director Dragana Varagic who was nominated for an Outstanding Performance Dora Award for her solo in this acclaimed work just over a decade ago. The Vindication of Senyora Clito Mestres, in an all-new production directed by Varagic, runs March 21-25 at Theatre Passe Muraille's Backspace with an additional performance March 31 at the Isabel Bader Theatre. (more...)

Emily Bergl, Sheila Bandyopadhyay & More Set for Red Bull's Staged Reading of THE ROARING GIRL, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Today, Red Bull Theater announced the cast for their Staged Reading of The Roaring Girl, by Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton: Emily Bergl (of Showtime's 'Shameless'), Sheila Bandyopadhyay, Michael Braun, Clifton Duncan, Miriam Hyman, Whit Leyenberger, David Manis, Alex Morf, Tom O'Keefe, Bhavesh Patel, Pearl Rhein, Rocco Sisto, Raphael Nash Thompson, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and Lisa Wolpe. The Roaring Girl will be directed by Ben Prusiner and will take place Monday March 24th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets. (more...)

Karen Mason, Alexandra Silber & More Set for Red Bull Theater's HAPPY END Concert Reading, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Today, Red Bull Theater announced the cast for their Staged Concert Reading of Happy End, the musical by Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill, translated by Michael Feingold: Nancy Anderson, J. Bernard Calloway, Carson Elrod, Steven Eng, Tom Hewitt, Matthew Maher, Karen Mason, Martin Moran, Alexandra Silber, Price Waldman, Kristine Zbornik, Chip Zien, and more to be announced. Happy End will be directed by Leigh Silverman with music direction by James Cunningham and will take place Monday March 17th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets. (more...)

RSC Announces Debates and Talks Inspired by ROARING GIRLS Season; Sets MIDSUMMER MISCHIEF Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Details are announced for a series of debates and talks chaired by Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman, to take place in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon in response to the Royal Shakespeare Company's summer season of work. (more...)

Everett Quinton to Star in Penguin Rep's DROP DEAD PERFECT at Theatre at St. Clement's, Beg. 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue) beginning Tuesday, July 15th, with opening set for Sunday, July 20th at 7PM. (more...)

Tin Drum Productions to Present OLD FAMILIAR FACES at FringeNYC, 8/11-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Tin Drum Productions will present, as part of The Present Company's 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, the world-premiere of Cassidy'sOld Familiar Faces, a heartbreaking drama about love, obsession, madness, murder, and blank verse. (more...)

Ojai Playwrights Conference Presents 2012 Summer New Works Festival, 8/8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2012

THE OJAI PLAYWRIGHTS CONFERENCE (OPC), one of the most prestigious and acclaimed new play development programs in the United States, will celebrate its 15th Anniversary Season with a stellar program of playwrights, new play workshops, special performance events and guest artists during its Summer New Works Festival from August 8-12, 2012 in Ojai. (more...)

Everett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which began previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open tonight, July 20th at 7PM. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Opens THE UNDERSTUDY Tonight, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Amphibian Stage Productions opens its main stage production of The Understudy, written by Theresa Rebeck, tonight, July 19. Award-winning director René Moreno directs Chuck Huber, Sarah Koestner, and Carman Lacivita in this comedy running through August 5 at The Hardy and Betty Sanders Theatre at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Opens THE UNDERSTUDY, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Amphibian Stage Productions will open its main stage production of The Understudy, written by Theresa Rebeck, on Thursday, July 19. Award-winning director René Moreno directs Chuck Huber, Sarah Koestner, and Carman Lacivita in this comedy running through August 5 at The Hardy and Betty Sanders Theatre at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. (more...)

Everett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which begins previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open Sunday, July 20th at 7PM. Written by Erasmus Fenn and directed by Joe Brancato, DROP DEAD PERFECT is laced with double-entendres and allusions to 1950s television and Hollywood melodramas. With adult language and situations, this outlandish production is recommended for adults only -- particularly those with a slightly twisted sense of humor. (more...)

Photo Flash: Berkshire Theatre Group presents William Mastrosimone's Extremities
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

Berkshire Theatre Group presents William Mastrosimone's Extremities at The Unicorn Theatre which opened on July 13 and runs through July 27 at 8pm. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Stage 'Free For All' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 8/20-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual Free For All is a much-loved Washington tradition, offering free Shakespeare performances to the general public for the past 22 years. This year the beloved tradition launches the Company's 2013-2014 Season by reviving Much Ado About Nothing, initially presented during the 2011-2012 Season with original direction by Ethan McSweeny. Much Ado About Nothing will run at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from August 20-September 1, 2013. Resident Assistant Director Jenny Lord will direct this delightful summer comedy for residents and visitors to D.C. (more...)

LOOT Opens Tomorrow at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Red Bull Theater presents the Off Broadway revival of Loot by Joe Orton. Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger directs a company that includes Rebecca Brooksher (Fay), Eric Martin Brown (Meadows), Jarlath Conroy (McLeavy), Ryan Garbayo (Dennis), Rocco Sisto (Truscott), and Nick Westrate (Hal). Loot has scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Sara Jean Tosetti, lighting design by Scott Zielinski, and sound design by Brad Berridge. Opening Thursday January 16th, this limited engagement continues through February 9th only at Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST & LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON Pairing, THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE & More Set for RSC's Winter 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

As part of a season marking the centenary of the First World War, Christopher Luscombe returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to direct a single company of actors in a fresh pairing of two of Shakespeare's most sparkling comedies, set in the shadow of war. (more...)

Derek Smith Joins Off-Broadway's DANCE OF DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Red Bull Theater today announced that Derek Smith would join the cast for the American Premiere of a new adaptation of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death by Mike Poulton (Tony Award Nominee for Best Play for Fortune's Fool), directed by Joseph Hardy (Tony Award winner for Best Director for Child's Play). (more...)

Arnie Burton & Robert Sella to Star in Red Bull's THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP; Performances Begin 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Red Bull Theater will present the 30th Anniversary Revival of Charles Ludlam's The Mystery of Irma Vep, starring Arnie Burton and Robert Sella, directed by Everett Quinton. The Mystery of Irma Vep will have scenic design by John Arnone, costume design by Ramona Ponce, lighting design by Peter West, and sound design by Brandon Wolcott. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Present THE DANCE OF DEATH American Premiere at Lucille Lortel Theatre, 4/10-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Red Bull Theater will present the American Premiere of a new adaptation of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death by Mike Poulton (Tony Award Nominee for Best Play for Fortune's Fool), directed by Joseph Hardy (Tony Award winner for Best Director for Child's Play), for a strictly limited engagement beginning April 10th and continuing through May 4th only, at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for Thursday April 18th. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/15-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

VOLPONE, Featuring Stephen Spinella, Tovah Feldshuh and More, Ends Run 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2012

Red Bull Theater's (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) acclaimed revival of Ben Jonson's VOLPONE, or The Fox, ends its limited engagement Sunday December 23rd at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

August Schulenburg Joins the Cast of SOMEWHERE SAFER at FringeNYC, 8/11-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

A bomb goes off in New York City. The course of nine lives and a nation are irrevocably changed. Sifting through the pieces of the past and the future, Somewhere Safer's provocative story examines questions of polarization, citizenship and idealism in modern America. This fast paced and fiercely intelligent play was the inaugural recipient of Square One development with On the Square Productions and was twice featured as part of the company's Write Angle Reading Series. It was also a finalist for the 2012 Old Vic/New Voices Playwrights' Exchange, and featured in Flux Theatre Ensemble's 2013 Have Another series. Atmospheric and evocative, Somewhere digs into the serious and timely questions America faces today about what kind of nation we can and should be, and who will lead us there. (more...)

Ojai Playwrights Conference Presents 2012 Summer New Works Festival, Now thru 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2012

THE OJAI PLAYWRIGHTS CONFERENCE (OPC), one of the most prestigious and acclaimed new play development programs in the United States, will celebrate its 15th Anniversary Season with a stellar program of playwrights, new play workshops, special performance events and guest artists during its Summer New Works Festival from tonight, August 8-August 12, 2012 in Ojai. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Gregory Doran's THE WITCH OF EDMONTON at Swan Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Full casting is announced for Gregory Doran's new production of the rarely-performed Jacobean domestic tragedy by Dekker, Ford and Rowley, The Witch of Edmonton. As previously announced Eileen Atkins returns to the RSC in the title role of Elizabeth Sawyer as the RSC continues to stage the plays of Shakespeare's contemporaries in the Swan Theatre. The Witch of Edmonton opens for previews on the 23 October 2014 and will play in repertoire with an extended run of The White Devil until the 29 November 2014. (more...)

August Schulenburg Joins the Cast of SOMEWHERE SAFER at FringeNYC, 8/11-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

A bomb goes off in New York City. The course of nine lives and a nation are irrevocably changed. Sifting through the pieces of the past and the future, Somewhere Safer's provocative story examines questions of polarization, citizenship and idealism in modern America. This fast paced and fiercely intelligent play was the inaugural recipient of Square One development with On the Square Productions and was twice featured as part of the company's Write Angle Reading Series. It was also a finalist for the 2012 Old Vic/New Voices Playwrights' Exchange, and featured in Flux Theatre Ensemble's 2013 Have Another series. Atmospheric and evocative, Somewhere digs into the serious and timely questions America faces today about what kind of nation we can and should be, and who will lead us there. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Stages 'Free For All' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual Free For All is a much-loved Washington tradition, offering free Shakespeare performances to the general public for the past 22 years. This year the beloved tradition launches the Company's 2013-2014 Season by reviving Much Ado About Nothing, initially presented during the 2011-2012 Season with original direction by Ethan McSweeny. Much Ado About Nothing will run at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, August 20-September 1, 2013. Resident Assistant Director Jenny Lord will direct this delightful summer comedy for residents and visitors to D.C. (more...)

Ojai Playwrights Conference Presents 2012 Summer New Works Festival, 8/8-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2012

THE OJAI PLAYWRIGHTS CONFERENCE (OPC), one of the most prestigious and acclaimed new play development programs in the United States, will celebrate its 15th Anniversary Season with a stellar program of playwrights, new play workshops, special performance events and guest artists during its Summer New Works Festival from August 8-12, 2012 in Ojai. (more...)

August Schulenburg Joins the Cast of SOMEWHERE SAFER at FringeNYC, 8/11-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013

A bomb goes off in New York City. The course of nine lives and a nation are irrevocably changed. Sifting through the pieces of the past and the future, Somewhere Safer's provocative story examines questions of polarization, citizenship and idealism in modern America. This fast paced and fiercely intelligent play was the inaugural recipient of Square One development with On the Square Productions and was twice featured as part of the company's Write Angle Reading Series. It was also a finalist for the 2012 Old Vic/New Voices Playwrights' Exchange, and featured in Flux Theatre Ensemble's 2013 Have Another series. Atmospheric and evocative, Somewhere digs into the serious and timely questions America faces today about what kind of nation we can and should be, and who will lead us there. (more...)

Red Bull Theater's DANCE OF DEATH Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) today announced that Derek Smith would join the cast for the American Premiere of a new adaptation of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death by Mike Poulton (Tony Award Nominee for Best Play for Fortune's Fool), directed by Joseph Hardy (Tony Award winner for Best Director for Child's Play). This strictly limited engagement begins Wednesday April 10th and continues through May 4th only, at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for Thursday April 18th. Hardy directs a company that features Daniel Davis, Laila Robins, and Derek Smith. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

Working Theatre Announces Reading of US Poet US Poet Laureate Philip Levine, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

Working Theater has announced a reading of the poetry of US Poet Laureate Philip Levine. Readers include Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Jeffrey Eugenides and performers André De Shields, Gene Gillette and Lisa Ramirez on May 7th at 7pm at the SEIU 32BJ building at 25 West 18th Street, on the 5th floor. Reception with artists to follow. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Presents THE DANCE OF DEATH American Premiere at Lucille Lortel Theatre, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

Red Bull Theater will present the American Premiere of a new adaptation of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death by Mike Poulton (Tony Award Nominee for Best Play for Fortune's Fool), directed by Joseph Hardy (Tony Award winner for Best Director for Child's Play), for a strictly limited engagement beginning tonight, April 10th and continuing through May 4th only, at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for Thursday April 18th. (more...)

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