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'BULLDOZER' Panel Discussions to Feature NYC Council Members, Historians & Journalists 'BULLDOZER' Panel Discussions to Feature NYC Council Members, Historians & Journalists
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Bulldozer Partners in association with Aaron Grant Theatrical has announced that BULLDOZER: THE BALLAD OF ROBERT MOSES, will present special post show panel discussions about the Master Builder's life and his impact on modern New York with journalists, city council members, historians and professors. (more...)
Loading Dock Theatre's SPACEMAN to Land Off-Broadway This Spring Loading Dock Theatre's SPACEMAN to Land Off-Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Loading Dock Theatre has announced that its groundbreaking solo theater piece Spaceman, which was recently announced as a selection of the Exponential Theater Festival, will make its Off-Broadway debut at The Wild Project (located at 195 East 3rd Street, between Avenues A and B) beginning February 22, 2018. (more...)
Young New Yorkers to Share Stories in Ping Chong + Company's 'UNDESIRABLE ELEMENTS' Young New Yorkers to Share Stories in Ping Chong + Company's 'UNDESIRABLE ELEMENTS'
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Ping Chong + Company casts young New Yorkers to share the jubilant victories, recent discord and distant dreams of coming of age in this great, complicated city. Created exclusively for The New Victory Theater and featuring a cast of seven in their theatrical debuts, the world premiere of Undesirable Elements: Generation NYZ performs at The Duke on 42nd Street from January 13 - 21, 2018. (more...)
Terrance Mann and Douglas Sills Sign on for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Gala Honoring Jerry Zaks Terrance Mann and Douglas Sills Sign on for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Gala Honoring Jerry Zaks
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Tony Award nominees Terrance Mann (Pippin) and Douglas Sills (War Paint, The Scarlet Pimpernel) will join some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names lighting the stage in the all-star gala concert event, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)
New Works by Stephen Adly Guirgis and More Slated for LAByrinth Theater Company's 2018 Barn Series New Works by Stephen Adly Guirgis and More Slated for LAByrinth Theater Company's 2018 Barn Series
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

LAByrinth Theater Company announces the selections for their Annual Barn Series, the award-winning company's free play reading series. Running January 22-28, 2018, this year's Barn Series features new plays written by members of the ensemble company. (more...)
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Announces Dates For Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD And Mashuq Mushtaq Deen's DRAW THE CIRCLE Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Announces Dates For Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD And Mashuq Mushtaq Deen's DRAW THE CIRCLE
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Tickets for the next two Mainstage productions of the 2017/2018 season at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director; Victor Cervantes, Jr., Associate Producer) are now on sale and can be purchased by visiting www.rattlestick.org. (more...)
Radiotheatre's ALFRED HITCHCOCK FEST Opens December 19 Radiotheatre's ALFRED HITCHCOCK FEST Opens December 19
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Come in out of the cold into the 190-year-old candlelit confines of St. John's Sanctuary in historic Greenwich Village, where the award-winning and 'phantasmic!' (NY Times) Radiotheatre will present seven suspense-filled tales in repertory -- all of them 1940s radio adaptations of classic Alfred Hitchcock films. (more...)
BWW Review: A 1976 Attack in Washington Square Park Inspires DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT BWW Review: A 1976 Attack in Washington Square Park Inspires DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT
by Michael Dale on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Despite its provocative title, and despite a game effort by director Scott Elliott's ensemble cast, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's fact-inspired drama DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, is a bit of a bore. (more...)
Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of CRUEL INTENTIONS the Musical? Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of CRUEL INTENTIONS the Musical?
by Review Roundups on December 11, 2017 in Off-Broadway

CRUEL INTENTIONS is an exhilarating and deceptively funny new musical that pulls you into the manipulative world of Manhattan's most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil. Seduced by revenge and fueled by passion, the two diabolically charming step-siblings place a bet on whether or not Sebastian can deflower their incoming headmaster's daughter, Annette Hargrove. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl - and anyone who gets in their way - they find themselves entangled in a web of secrets, temptation, and the cruelest game of all: love. (more...)
Lili Taylor Leads 'FARMHOUSE/WHOREHOUSE' Artist Lecture at BAM Tonight Lili Taylor Leads 'FARMHOUSE/WHOREHOUSE' Artist Lecture at BAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

BAM presents 'Farmhouse/Whorehouse: an Artist Lecture' by Suzanne Bocanegra, starring Lili Taylor, tonight, December 12, through December 16, 2017 at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place). (more...)
Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban Stages Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Urban Stages presents this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, which begins tonight, December 12, featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)
A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI Magics Its Way to 59E59 Theaters Tonight A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI Magics Its Way to 59E59 Theaters Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Off-Broadway

59E59 Theaters presents the NYC premiere of A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI, written and performed by Daniel LLewelyn-Williams and directed by Joshua Richards. (more...)
The Civilians to Bring THE UNDERTAKING to 59E59 Theaters This Winter The Civilians to Bring THE UNDERTAKING to 59E59 Theaters This Winter
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Off-Broadway

59E59 Theaters will present of THE UNDERTAKING, written and directed by Steve Cosson with creative collaboration and psychopomp guidance by Jessica Mitrani. Produced by The Civilians, THE UNDERTAKING begins performances on Thursday, January 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 4. Press Opening is Wednesday, January 17 at 7:15 PM. (more...)
Photo Flash: A Steamy First Look at Now-Extended CRUEL INTENTIONS Off-Broadway Photo Flash: A Steamy First Look at Now-Extended CRUEL INTENTIONS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Eva Price and Sucker Love Productions have announced that, due to popular demand, CRUEL INTENTIONS - the new musical nightlife experience based on Roger Kumble's 1999 cult-hit film - has added a three-week extension to its New York Premiere engagement. The musical, which opens tonight, December 11th, at downtown hotspot (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street), will now play through Monday, February 19, 2018. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Cast Complete for Red Bull's DOCTOR FAUSTUS Reading Tonight Starring Patrick Page Cast Complete for Red Bull's DOCTOR FAUSTUS Reading Tonight Starring Patrick Page
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next REVELATION READING, Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus: Michael Stuhlbarg, Patrick Page, Stephen Spinella, David Pittu, Robert Stanton, Lucas Caleb Rooney, Zach Appelman, Helen Cespedes, and Nathan Winkelstein, under the direction of Daniel Sullivan, tonight, December 11th at 7:30 PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For Return Engagement Of NO-NO BOY Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For Return Engagement Of NO-NO BOY
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre (Tisa Chang, Artistic Producing Director), in tandem with 'Day of Remembrance', opens its 41st season on themes of social justice and historic amnesia with the special return engagement of the acclaimed play NO-NO BOY by Ken Narasaki, based on the groundbreaking novel by John Okada. Directed by Ron Nakahara, the cast will feature Leanne Cabrera, Dinh James Doan, Chris Doi, David Huynh, Scott Kitajima, Karen Tsen Lee, Claro de los Reyes, Shigeko Sara Suga, Hansel Tan, and Tony Vo. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS - Mark Edwards BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS - Mark Edwards
by BroadwayWorld TV on December 09, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys is making its off-Broadway return this season at New World Stages. Meet Mark Edwards, who will star as Nick Massi in the off-Broadway mounting of the show below! (more...)
BWW Review:  CROSS THAT RIVER at 59E59 Theaters is Enthralling Storytelling with Superb Music BWW Review: CROSS THAT RIVER at 59E59 Theaters is Enthralling Storytelling with Superb Music
by Marina Kennedy on December 09, 2017 in Off-Broadway

An exhilarating production, Cross That River, is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters through December 31st. The show has a riveting story along with a fabulous score and the finest musical accompaniment. It features direction by Regge Life, composition by Allan Harris, with a book by Allan and Pat Harris. (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night Of HOLD THESE TRUTHS At The Sheen Center Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night Of HOLD THESE TRUTHS At The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Joel de la Fuente (Amazon's 'The Man in the High Castle,' 'Hemlock Grove') made a triumphant return to the New York stage in his Drama Desk nominated role as Gordon Hirabayashi and 30 other characters in Jeanne Sakata's Hold These Truths, which opened on December 7 and is currently playing a limited run through December 20 at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street). Check out opening night photos below! (more...)
Talkback Series on Japanese Internment During WWII Follows HOLD THESE TRUTHS at Sheen Center Talkback Series on Japanese Internment During WWII Follows HOLD THESE TRUTHS at Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Following select performances of Jeanne Sakata's Hold These Truths, directed by Lisa Rothe and starring Joel de la Fuente (Amazon's The Man in the High Castle), Hang a Tale Theater Company will welcome a diverse panel of guests to discuss the history of forced Japanese internment during WWII and the parallels to our current time, when Muslims and other minorities are again fighting to preserve their civil liberties. (more...)
FunikiJam HOLIDAY BEAT Returns to NYC Tonight FunikiJam HOLIDAY BEAT Returns to NYC Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Off-Broadway

FunikiJam's Holiday Beat returns Off-Broadway at the Actor's Temple Theatre tonight, December 9, 2017 for a limited run. (more...)
Cast, Creative Team Complete for AN ORDINARY MUSLIM at New York Theatre Workshop Cast, Creative Team Complete for AN ORDINARY MUSLIM at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Off-Broadway

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of AN ORDINARY MUSLIM, by NYTW Usual Suspect and 2017-18 Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Hammaad Chaudry (Salaam, Mr. Bush), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (The Body of An American). (more...)
Photo Flash: Houses on the Moon Theater's DE NOVO Celebrates Opening Night at NYTW Photo Flash: Houses on the Moon Theater's DE NOVO Celebrates Opening Night at NYTW
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Houses on the Moon Theater Company, as part of the inaugural season of Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop, presents the return engagement of the acclaimed documentary play DE NOVO, written and directed by Jeffrey Solomon, originally produced by the company in 2010. Performances began December 1, 2017 for a limited engagement through Friday, December 22, 2017. The production is being staged at New York Theatre Workshop's Fourth Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street). The show just opened and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)
Roundabout's THE LAST MATCH Sets Up Final Serve Off-Broadway Roundabout's THE LAST MATCH Sets Up Final Serve Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its New York premiere of The Last Match by Anna Ziegler's, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch on Saturday, December 23. At the time of closing, The Last Match will have played 29 preview performances and 68 regular performances. (more...)