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HB Studio Presents LOVE, ROSE A New Musical HB Studio Presents LOVE, ROSE A New Musical
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

HB Studio Theatre, 124 Bank Street, will present a staged reading of a new musical on Tuesday, June 26th at 7 pm at the HB Studio Theatre as part of their Transgressions series, which features plays selected from the 2018 Rehearsal Space Residency Applicants. (more...)
NY Madness Announces The Fascist Playbook Madness NY Madness Announces The Fascist Playbook Madness
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

The theme for the May edition of New York Madness is 'The Fascist Playbook' Madness. The show will take place on Sunday, June 24th at 8pm at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). Cheryl Paley is co-producing the June edition of New York Madness and chose this month's theme. (more...)
The Syndicate Presents SYNDICATED, A Festival Of New Work The Syndicate Presents SYNDICATED, A Festival Of New Work
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

The Syndicate (Megan Paradis Hanley and Ellenor Riley-Condit, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce Syndicated, a festival running August 25th through September 16th at the IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street). Over the three weeks of Syndicated, members of The Syndicate and guest artists will perform two new plays: Bluets, a solo show based on Maggie Nelson's book by the same name, and Tiny Errors at the End of the Millennium, a new, full-length play for six actors. The company will also produce First Read, a new play development and reading series that centers queer, trans, and non-binary voices. (more...)
MOONCHILDREN By Michael Weller Comes to Theatre 54 At Shetler Studios MOONCHILDREN By Michael Weller Comes to Theatre 54 At Shetler Studios
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

MOONCHILDREN by Michael Weller will be performed July 20th-22nd at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios. (more...)
Italian American Actor Andrea Galata Stars In The Outlandish Hungarian-American Musical CAPTAIN FILTHY FRED Italian American Actor Andrea Galata Stars In The Outlandish Hungarian-American Musical CAPTAIN FILTHY FRED
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

After playing the old school Italian father, the all American not-so-good boy next door, and many more international roles, Galata' comes back on the New York stage as Alvares, the Spanish Governor of the Happycurean Island with the world Premiere of CAPTAIN FILTHY FRED, opening June 21st at La MaMa Ellen Stewart Theatre (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with GOD SAVE QUEEN PAM at Players Theatre Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with GOD SAVE QUEEN PAM at Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

A Proclamation! Tawnydog Productions has announced that the world premiere of Erin Murray Quinlan's lighthearted and whimsical new Off Broadway musical comedy GOD SAVE QUEEN PAM will take place on Thursday, the twenty-first day of June, Two Thousand and Eighteen with a limited engagement run through the twenty ninth day of July in the same year of our Lord. Get a first glance with rehearsal photos below! (more...)
Kiki Ball Closes Out Performance Space New York's East Village Series Kiki Ball Closes Out Performance Space New York's East Village Series
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Performance Space New York closes out its by-turns pensive, provocative, and radically festive East Village Series with The Independence Day Ball, a Kiki ball from the organization's neighbors at Alliance for Positive Change (June 29). (more...)
Theater For The New City Extends GRACE IS GOOD, A Play For The #metooconversation Theater For The New City Extends GRACE IS GOOD, A Play For The #metooconversation
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Theater for the New City is extending the Textile Co.'s production of Grace is Good, a new play about relationships and rumors in the workplace, through June 24. (more...)
PEDRO PAN Soars at New York Musical Festival Starting July 10th PEDRO PAN Soars at New York Musical Festival Starting July 10th
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Pedro Pan, winner of the 2017 NYMF Developmental Reading Series Award with book by Rebecca Aparicio and music and lyrics by Stephen Elkins, will be presented as an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project beginning July 10th at the Acorn Theatre on Theatre Row. (more...)
Photo Flash: Week One Winner Announced For The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival Photo Flash: Week One Winner Announced For The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

There is only one New York City! Outspoken, outrageous and over the top, NYC residents are the perfect subjects for urban drama. The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival and Be Bold! Productions encourage playwrights to take these stories and put them on the stage in the NYC - themed festival each June. Celebrating its 8th year, "Only in New York" opened Thursday, June 7 and runs for three weeks. Each week five original short plays or musicals, by a variety of playwrights (including one high school student) will be presented with a "Best of the Week" production will being selected by audience vote. (more...)
New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

'The Property,' a new play by Ben Josephson, is the story of a woman, two men she has loved and one man she is tempted to love, and the teenage son she stifles with good intentions. Irene, once carefree and artistic but now a low-level corporate manager alarmed by the erosion of her family's financial security, imposes two measures to shore the family up. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere Musical Opening At Hope Summer Rep Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere Musical Opening At Hope Summer Rep
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre opened its World Premiere production of Erik Durham's musical, DRAGON PACK SNACK ATTACK, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)
Melis Aker's FIELD, AWAKENING Premieres At Corkscrew Theater Festival Melis Aker's FIELD, AWAKENING Premieres At Corkscrew Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

???????Corkscrew Theater Festival presents Field, Awakening, written by Melis Aker and directed by Tatiana Pandiani. Running July 14-22, Field, Awakening is a political drama set in Turkey in 2016, where a group of high school friends reunites at a soccer field on the evening of an attempted military coup. As the night progresses, the friends unexpectedly find themselves at the center of international strife, and they begin to realize that the Turkey they called home may be rapidly disappearing. Performed by Kieron Anthony, Ayse Babahan, Jamar Brathwaite, Sinan Eczacibasi*, Fahim Hamid*, and Nazli Sarpkaya, Field, Awakening is the second production in the second annual season of Corkscrew Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that provides early-career artists with a high level of production support. (more...)
Rising Sun Performance Co Announces World Premiere of THE GOLDEN DOVE Rising Sun Performance Co Announces World Premiere of THE GOLDEN DOVE
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Founding Artistic Director, Akia Squitieri announced today that Rising Sun Performance Company has been granted a full season residency on Governors Island for their 2018 Season. Their first production on the Island will be the world premiere of "The Golden Dove" by Laura Hirschberg, a new play for Young Audiences and Family friendly for all ages. The production will run weekly June through October 2018 (more...)
THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL Announces Official Cast For 2018 She NYC Arts Summer Theater Festival THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL Announces Official Cast For 2018 She NYC Arts Summer Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Sophie Netanel's adaptation of The Wife of Usher's Well has officially announced their cast for the 2018 She NYC Arts Summer Theater Festival. (more...)
Hannah Gadsby's NANETTE to Play Final Performance At SoHo Playhouse Hannah Gadsby's NANETTE to Play Final Performance At SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

The final off-Broadway performances of Hannah Gadsby's critically acclaimed and multi-award winning show, Nanette, are scheduled for June 20 - 30 at SoHo Playhouse.  Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, SoHo Playhouse, Barrow Street Productions and Token Events, tickets are on sale now for all performances.  (more...)
Valer Announces Official Cast For The SheNYC 2018 Summer Theater Festival Valer Announces Official Cast For The SheNYC 2018 Summer Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Meet the Burnett Family: three generations of born and bred small-town Texans. Whether they've bought into life in Paducah or have chosen to run from it, all of them have long been set in their ways, but an untimely death of a young cousin forces everyone to reevaluate. Will they soldier on as before, or will they change? (more...)
Popular Immersive Experience OVERHEARD AT JOE'S Begins Ten-Night Special Engagement In New York Popular Immersive Experience OVERHEARD AT JOE'S Begins Ten-Night Special Engagement In New York
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

In response to popular demand and critical praise, the unique immersive-interactive experience Overheard at Joe's commences a special limited engagement at McHale's Bar & Grill beginning June 15. The event, completely different each night, combines live music, engaging conversation, drink specials and a distinctive style of interactive theater in a friendly barroom atmosphere. (more...)
Hunger Theatre Company Presents EVERYTHING WILL BE DIFFERENT Hunger Theatre Company Presents EVERYTHING WILL BE DIFFERENT
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Hunger Theatre Company will present Mark Schultz' twisted, gut-wrenching and wickedly funny play, EVERYTHING WILL BE DIFFERENT: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HELEN OF TROY for twelve performances at the Bridge Theatre at Shetler Studios, June 15th-30th. (more...)
Theater Legend Muriel Miguel Premieres FEAR OF OATMEAL Theater Legend Muriel Miguel Premieres FEAR OF OATMEAL
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) will present the World Premiere of FEAR OF OATMEAL conceived, written and directed by Muriel Miguel, co-founder of the legendary Spiderwoman Theater. Previews begin on June 8 at Theatre for the New City. Opening night is slated for June 15. (more...)
The Maxamoo Podcast Chats with Pulitzer Prize Winner Nilo Cruz about his Show EXQUISITA AGONIA The Maxamoo Podcast Chats with Pulitzer Prize Winner Nilo Cruz about his Show EXQUISITA AGONIA
by Maxamoo on June 14, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Jose talks to Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz about his new play Exquisita Agonia currently running at Repertorio Español. Cruz talks about his love of words, magical realism, and crafting larger than life characters. (more...)
The Tank Announces COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN The Tank Announces COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

???????The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Meghan Finn, Artistic Directors) present the world premiere of COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN, a new devised play directed by Alex Randrup and created in collaboration with Siena Zoe Allen, Emily Auciello, Samantha Clark, and Bonita Jackson. (more...)
HAMLET Is A Young Woman In Shakespeare In The Parking Lot HAMLET Is A Young Woman In Shakespeare In The Parking Lot
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

???????The Drilling Company, Hamilton Clancy Artistic Director, will present 'Hamlet,' directed by Karla Hendrick and starring Jane Bradley, for its 2018 Shakespeare in the Parking Lot production. This popular New York summer institution is now in its 24th year. Its concept--presenting Shakespeare plays with a 'poor theater' aesthetic in a working parking lot--is now widely imitated around the US and around the world, with productions as far away as New Zealand. (more...)
DON GIOVANNI Plays NYC This June Starring David Serero As Don Giovanni DON GIOVANNI Plays NYC This June Starring David Serero As Don Giovanni
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

DON GIOVANNI, opera by Mozart, will be performed this June at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th St. New York NY 10011), starring David Serero as Don Giovanni along with an international cast. (more...)
Photo Flash: New Works Hit NYC in 25th Annual Ice Factory Festival Photo Flash: New Works Hit NYC in 25th Annual Ice Factory Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Off-Off-Broadway

Illustrious alumni will guest-curate this summer's 25-year anniversary edition of Ice Factory 2018, New Ohio Theatre's Obie Award-winning festival. Ice Factory 2018 will present eight new works over eight weeks, June 27 - August 18, at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. (more...)