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Maria Dizzia Steps Into Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVER TonightMaria Dizzia Steps Into Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2016

As previously announced, Maria Dizzia assumes the role of Shellie in the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman, today, September 6. She returns to Second Stage Theatre after her acclaimed performance in the title role of Eurydice, during the company's 28th season. (more...)
Maria Dizzia to Replace Annie Parisse in Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVERMaria Dizzia to Replace Annie Parisse in Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVER
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2016

Second Stage Theatre just announced Maria Dizzia will assume the role of Shellie in the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman, on Tuesday, September 6. She returns to Second Stage Theatre after her acclaimed performance in the title role of Eurydice, during the company's 28th season. (more...)
BWW Review: Leslye Headland's THE LAYOVER, The Aftermath Of A One Night StandBWW Review: Leslye Headland's THE LAYOVER, The Aftermath Of A One Night Stand
by Michael Dale - August 26, 2016

If the plot and characters of Leslye Headland new drama THE LAYOVER appear to be contemporary versions of some old film noir feature you used to watch so often on VHS that the images on the tape deteriorated into grey and white streaks, it may be merely be a suggestion planted into your head by video designer Jeff Sugg, who flashes the faded black and white images before us at lightening speeds between scenes. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Second Stage's THE LAYOVER Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Second Stage's THE LAYOVER Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - August 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director,Casey Reitz, Executive Director) presents the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman. BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Second Stage's THE LAYOVERPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Second Stage's THE LAYOVER
by Walter McBride - August 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director,Casey Reitz, Executive Director) presents the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman. BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)
Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD' Sets Opening at Second StageAnna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD' Sets Opening at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2016

Just announced, Second Stage Theatre's New York Premiere production of NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION, the latest work created, written and performed by groundbreaking theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith with music composed and performed by Marcus Shelby and directed by Leonard Foglia, will open on November 2, 2016 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Previews will begin on October 15. (more...)
VIDEO: Check Out The Steamy New Trailer For Second Stage's THE LAYOVERVIDEO: Check Out The Steamy New Trailer For Second Stage's THE LAYOVER
by Michael Dale - August 11, 2016

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman. (more...)
Second Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTSSecond Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre 2016 Uptown Series' production of ENGAGEMENTS has been extended by one week and will now play through Saturday, August 20. (more...)
BWW Interview: Ana Nogueira Chats About New York Premiere of ENGAGEMENTS at Second Stage TheatreBWW Interview: Ana Nogueira Chats About New York Premiere of ENGAGEMENTS at Second Stage Theatre
by Nora Dominick - July 18, 2016

Today the New York premiere of ENGAGEMENTS begins previews at 2econd Stage Theatre. Before tonight, BroadwayWorld caught up with Ana Nogueira, who stars as Lauren. (more...)
Second Stage Theatre Uptown Announces SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER for 15th Anniversary SeasonSecond Stage Theatre Uptown Announces SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER for 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Christopher Burney, Uptown Curator and Associate Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of Chisa Hutchinson's SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER, , as part of the company's fifteenth annual SECOND STAGE THEATRE UPTOWN SERIES next summer. SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER recently made the 2016 Kilroy List, designated as one of 32 distinguished new plays by female and trans playwrights. (more...)
Quincy Dunn-Baker, Arica Himmel, Annie Parisse & More Will Star in Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVERQuincy Dunn-Baker, Arica Himmel, Annie Parisse & More Will Star in Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVER
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced complete casting for its upcoming world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman, who collaborated on Second Stage Uptown's hit comedy Bachelorette. (more...)
New Works by Tracy Letts, Bruce Norris & Anna Deavere Smith Included in Second Stage Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonNew Works by Tracy Letts, Bruce Norris & Anna Deavere Smith Included in Second Stage Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced three New York Premiere productions for its upcoming 38th season. The season will kick off in October 2016 with the New York Premiere ofNOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION, the latest work created, written and performed by groundbreaking theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith and directed by Leonard Foglia. This marks Ms. Smith and Mr. Foglia's return to Second Stage Theatre, where their previous collaboration, Let Me Down Easy, had its New York Premiere in 2008. (more...)
Jennifer Kim, Michael Stahl-David & More to Star in Second Stage Theatre's ENGAGEMENTSJennifer Kim, Michael Stahl-David & More to Star in Second Stage Theatre's ENGAGEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - June 8, 2016

Second Stage Theatre  will conclude the 2016 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS, directed by Kimberly Senior. ENGAGEMENTS will feature JENNIFER KIM, OMAR MASKATI, ANA NOGUEIRA, MICHAEL STAHL-DAVID, and BROOKE WEISMAN . ENGAGEMENTS will begin previews on Monday, July 18th and will officially open on Thursday, August 4th.  (more...)
Second Stage's FRIEND ART, Starring Constantine Maroulis, Opens TonightSecond Stage's FRIEND ART, Starring Constantine Maroulis, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre begins the 2016 Uptown Series with the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, opening today, Thursday, May 26 at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre. (more...)
BWW Interview: A New Kind of Art- Constantine Maroulis Is Ready to Make His Mark in Non-Musical DebutBWW Interview: A New Kind of Art- Constantine Maroulis Is Ready to Make His Mark in Non-Musical Debut
by Nicole Rosky - May 15, 2016

You probably know him as the vulnerable musician with big dreams in ROCK OF AGES or perhaps the the most charismatic contestant of AMERICAN IDOL's fourth season. But Constantine Maroulis is much more than just a big voice, and this spring he's out to prove it. (more...)
Photo Flash: It's a 'SPELLING BEE' Reunion in Rehearsal for Second Stage's 2016 GalaPhoto Flash: It's a 'SPELLING BEE' Reunion in Rehearsal for Second Stage's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2016

Original star of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Deborah S. Craig posted a behind-the-scenes shot in rehearsals with the rest of her 'SPELLING BEE' co-stars, including Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Celia Keenan-Bolger and more, for Second Stage Theatre's upcoming gala honoring producer David Stone. Check it out below! (more...)
Tony Nominee Constantine Maroulis Will Lead Second Stage Theatre Uptown's FRIEND ART; Full Cast Set!Tony Nominee Constantine Maroulis Will Lead Second Stage Theatre Uptown's FRIEND ART; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will begin the 2016 Uptown Series with the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger. FRIEND ART will feature ZOE CHAO, AARON COSTA GANIS, ANABELLE LEMIEUX and Tony Award nominee CONSTANTINE MAROULIS (Rock of Ages, "American Idol"). FRIEND ART will begin previews on Tuesday, May 17th and will officially open on Thursday, May 26th.  (more...)
FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Second Stage's DEAR EVAN HANSENFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Second Stage's DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Walter McBride - March 16, 2016

Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called 'extraordinary, bordering on heroic' by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the 'splendid' (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. The cast just met the press today and you can check out a sneak peek from the special day below. Check back later for complete coverage! (more...)
FRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown SeriesFRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown Series
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will present the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger, and the New York premiere of Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS as part of the company's fourteenth annual SECOND STAGE THEATRE UPTOWN SERIES this summer. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Second Stage Celebrates Opening Night of SMART PEOPLEPhoto Coverage: Second Stage Celebrates Opening Night of SMART PEOPLE
by Walter McBride - February 12, 2016

Second Stage Theatre presents Lydia R. Diamond's play, Smart People, which opened last night, February 11, 2016, at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)
BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - January 24, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony® Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE!Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE!
by Jennifer Broski - January 20, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony® Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. Performances for SMART PEOPLE will begin on January 26, 2016 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street); opening night is February 11, 2016. Season subscriptions are currently available through 2ST.com or by calling the box office at 212-246-4422. The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special day below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Second Stage Celebrates Opening Night of Diane Paulus' INVISIBLE THREADPhoto Coverage: Second Stage Celebrates Opening Night of Diane Paulus' INVISIBLE THREAD
by Jennifer Broski - December 3, 2015

Second Stage's New York premiere production of INVISIBLE THREAD such opened at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 W 43rd Street). Tony Award winner Diane Paulus directs the new musical production, written by Matt Gould andGriffin Matthews. Darrell Grand Moultrie co-choreographs with Sergio Trujillo as choreographer.  (more...)
Joshua Jackson, Anne Son, Mahershala Ali & Tessa Thompson Will Lead Second Stage's SMART PEOPLEJoshua Jackson, Anne Son, Mahershala Ali & Tessa Thompson Will Lead Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2015

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz Executive Director) just announced complete casting for its upcoming New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony® Award winnerKENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!).  MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Diane Paulus' Latest Project- INVISIBLE THREAD!BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Diane Paulus' Latest Project- INVISIBLE THREAD!
by TV - Press Previews - October 24, 2015

Second Stage Theatre will present the world premiere production of INVISIBLE THREAD, a new musical by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, in association with American Repertory Theater, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland, Pippin). INVISIBLE THREAD will begin previews on Saturday, October 31st at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). Opening night is scheduled for Wednesday, December 2nd. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was there for the big day. Check out interviews with Paulus and the cast, as well as a performance sneak peek! (more...)

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