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Photo Flash: PASS OVER Celebrates Opening Night Photo Flash: PASS OVER Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater presents Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, directed by Danya Taymor. The cast includes, Gabriel Ebert, Jon Michael Hill,Namir Smallwood. (more...)
Photo Flash: Shakespeare in the Park's OTHELLO Celebrates Opening Night Photo Flash: Shakespeare in the Park's OTHELLO Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Othello opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Check out the photos below! (more...)
BWW TV: Inside MTC's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS Opening Tonight BWW TV: Inside MTC's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS Opening Tonight
by BroadwayWorld TV on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love, directed by Saheem Ali opens tonight - Tuesday, June 19. Get a preview of the show below with all new video footage! (more...)
Cherry Lane Theatre Will Present An American Sign Language Interpreted Performance Of FIRST LOVE June 26 Cherry Lane Theatre Will Present An American Sign Language Interpreted Performance Of FIRST LOVE June 26
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Cherry Lane Theatre (Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Co-Artistic Directors) will present a sign-language-interpreted performance of their current production of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE, directed by Kim Weild, on Tuesday, June 26 at 7pm. (more...)
Review Roundup: Antoinette Nwandu's PASS OVER at LCT3 Review Roundup: Antoinette Nwandu's PASS OVER at LCT3
by Review Roundups on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater just opened Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, directed by Danya Taymor. The cast includes, Gabriel Ebert, Jon Michael Hill, and Namir Smallwood. (more...)
VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre
by Stage Tube on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

A brand new video offering a sneak peek into the upcoming New York premiere of Tevye Served Raw made its debut today on YouTube. Watch it below! (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Conor Ryan, Lauren Molina & More in DESPERATE MEASURES BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Conor Ryan, Lauren Molina & More in DESPERATE MEASURES
by BroadwayWorld TV on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Desperate Measures is currently playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), and features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse, Lauren Molina(Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan ('Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert') as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, and Nick Wyman (Les Miserables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber with Anthony Festa (Bare at New World Stages), Celia Hottenstein(The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary National Tour) and Tom Souhrada (Kinky Boots). (more...)
Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Lineup and Casting For Pipeline Series, Featuring Estelle Parsons & Treat Williams Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Lineup and Casting For Pipeline Series, Featuring Estelle Parsons & Treat Williams
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, is proud to announce the full lineup and casting for their inaugural Pipeline Series-four one-night-only presentations. All presentations will take place at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251). (more...)
The World Premiere Of The New Musical LONESOME BLUES Opens Tonight At The York Theatre Company The World Premiere Of The New Musical LONESOME BLUES Opens Tonight At The York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, in association with Documentary Arts, presents the world premiere of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Aki? Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), performed by Aki? Babatunde with David Weiss on guitar. Performances began June 12, 2018 for a three-week limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is TODAY, June 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)
VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Chats LOG CABIN Off-Broadway & More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Chats LOG CABIN Off-Broadway & More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by TV News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Jesse Tyler Ferguson talks about his play Log Cabin, partying all night in Berlin, asking playwright Tony Kushner to marry him and his husband, & More on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Check out the clip below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BUOYANT BILLIONS Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BUOYANT BILLIONS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Gingold Theatrical Group's 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy, continued on June 18th with Buoyant Billions, one of Shaw's wittiest and least known plays. (more...)
BWW Review: Chukwudi Iwuji and Corey Stoll Give Memorable Turns in Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson's OTHELLO BWW Review: Chukwudi Iwuji and Corey Stoll Give Memorable Turns in Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson's OTHELLO
by Michael Dale on June 19, 2018 in Off-Broadway

From the very beginning, one of the most important tenants of Joseph Papp's vision of free Shakespeare in Central Park has been the insistence the company of actors audiences see on stage will always reflect the extraordinary and powerful cultural diversity of New York City. (more...)
BWW TV: LCT3's PASS OVER Explores the Dream of the Promised Land BWW TV: LCT3's PASS OVER Explores the Dream of the Promised Land
by BroadwayWorld TV on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater presents Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, directed by Danya Taymor. The cast includes, Gabriel Ebert, Jon Michael Hill,Namir Smallwood. (more...)
Original Musical WHAT'S YOUR WISH? Will Make Off-Broadway Debut At NYMF 2018 Original Musical WHAT'S YOUR WISH? Will Make Off-Broadway Debut At NYMF 2018
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Thicket & Thistle, the New York City theater company comprised of actor-musicians who blur the lines between author, performer, and orchestra, are excited to announced that its original musical What's Your Wish? will make its Off-Broadway debut this July as part of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project.  (more...)
Photo Flash: FIRST LOVE Opens at Cherry Lane Photo Flash: FIRST LOVE Opens at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Cherry Lane Theatre recently opened First Love, check out photos from the evening below! (more...)
Photo Flash: LITTLE ROCK Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway Photo Flash: LITTLE ROCK Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Little Rock recently celebrated their official opening night at The Sheen Center, check out the photos below! Six of the surviving members of 'The Little Rock Nine'.  In addition, the Mayor's Office proclaimed Thursday, June 14 as 'Little Rock Day' and Carla Hoke-Miller (Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment) was on hand at the top of the show to read the Proclamation from the stage (more...)
Waterwell Announces The Appointment Of Adam J. Frank As First Managing Director Waterwell Announces The Appointment Of Adam J. Frank As First Managing Director
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Waterwell, the theater company who brought you Blueprint Specials on the Intrepid, the dual-language Persian Hamlet, and world-class arts education for Public School students across the city, is thrilled to announce that Adam J. Frank will serve as its first Managing Director effective immediately. (more...)
Emmy Winning Comedian Paul Mecurio Announces New Off-Broadway Show PERMISSION TO SPEAK Emmy Winning Comedian Paul Mecurio Announces New Off-Broadway Show PERMISSION TO SPEAK
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian, Paul Mecurio, announces his new Off-Broadway show: PERMISSION TO SPEAK WITH PAUL MECURIO. With over a decade of television appearances including his own comedy special, his longtime association with Stephen Colbert through multiple stand-up appearances on and as being the opening act for The Late Show, and headlining comedy shows throughout the U.S. and Europe, Mecurio is prepared for this next great challenge. PERMISSION TO SPEAK WITH PAUL MECURIO will play at the Jerry Orbach Theater at NY's Theater Center (1627 Broadway, New York), with previews beginning Monday, July 16, 2018 and opening night scheduled for Monday, July 23, 2018. (more...)
The Off-Broadway League Announces Its First Female President The Off-Broadway League Announces Its First Female President
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

The Off-Broadway League has announced that Terry Byrne was elected as the new President of The Off-Broadway League. Byrne is the first female president in the nearly 60 year history of the League. The organization also announced three new additions to the Board, including Dean Carpenter, Steven Chaikelson and Casey York. (more...)
DUMPSTER FIRE Announces Official Cast List For 2018 She NYC Summer Theater Festival DUMPSTER FIRE Announces Official Cast List For 2018 She NYC Summer Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Emily Comisar's New Play Dumpster Fire has an official final cast for the 2018 She NYC Summer Theater Festival. (more...)
BWW Review: BLACKBIRD at Sargent Theatre at the American Theatre for Actors is Timely and Important Storytelling BWW Review: BLACKBIRD at Sargent Theatre at the American Theatre for Actors is Timely and Important Storytelling
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

'Blackbird,' is currently being presented at the Sargent Theatre at the American Theatre of Actors. In the play written by David Harrower, Una, a 27 year old woman, shows up at the workplace of an acquaintance, 'Peter', with an axe to grind. Fifteen years earlier, they had a relationship which had ended abruptly. At the time, Peter (or as Una knows him, Ray) was 40. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 17 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 17
by Audition Roundup on June 17, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 17, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review:  Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY Examines The Treatment of Women as Commodities BWW Review: Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY Examines The Treatment of Women as Commodities
by Michael Dale on June 17, 2018 in Off-Broadway

'We are women more willing to be vile receptacles then we are willing to be dead,' says a character identified as Item 2 in Eve Ensler's FRUIT TRILOGY, which is receiving its New York debut at the Lortel, courtesy of the Abingdon Theatre Company. (more...)
Tickets On Sale Now For The World Premiere Of BAD ASS BEAUTY: THE ROCK OPERA at The 2018 New York Musical Festival Tickets On Sale Now For The World Premiere Of BAD ASS BEAUTY: THE ROCK OPERA at The 2018 New York Musical Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2018 in Off-Broadway

New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and Stefanie Seskin present Bad Ass Beauty: The Rock Opera. Performances will take place from July 11th through 15th at The Acorn Theare, located at 410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY. Official Opening is set for Wednesday, July 11th at 8:00 pm. (more...)
GIRLS & BOYS Announces New Performance Schedule Following Minor Injury GIRLS & BOYS Announces New Performance Schedule Following Minor Injury
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Following the occurrence of a minor injury during a performance of the show, a new playing schedule has been announced for Girls & Boys, the new play starring BAFTA Award winner and Academy & Tony Award nominee Carey Mulligan (Skylight, An Education), written by Dennis Kelly (Matilda The Musical, Taking Care of Baby) and directed by Olivier Award winner Lyndsey Turner (Machinal, Chimerica). (more...)