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The Negro Ensemble Company to Premiere MECCA IS BURNING at Harlem Schoool Of The Arts In August

From August 10 to 26, the Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC), in conjunction with their residency at Penn Live Arts, will perform the world premiere of 'Mecca Is Burning' at Harlem School of the Arts.

Review: HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES at Tectonic Theater Project at Shakespeare Theatre's Harman Hall

What did our critic think of HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES at Tectonic Theater Project @ Shakespeare Theatre's Harman Hall?

Pianist Ursula Oppens To Honor Late Composer Frederic Rzewski In Kaufman Music Center's Marathon Concert Series, May 6

The internationally acclaimed American pianist Ursula Oppens will participate in Kaufman Music Center's marathon concert series The Pianists United: Rzewski in New York, on Saturday afternoon, May 6, 2023, at Merkin Concert Hall, at 3:00 p.m. EDT.

FUENTA OVEJUNA to be Presented at Theatre for a New Audience in April

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Off-Broadway premiere in English of the great Spanish author Lope de Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna (1612), translated by the late British poet, novelist, and playwright Adrian Mitchell.

PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends for a Second and Final Time at Soho Rep

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project have announced a one-week final extension of the world premiere production of Public Obscenities. See how to purchase tickets!

World Premiere of PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends at Soho Rep

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project have announced a two-week extension of the world premiere production of Public Obscenities, a bilingual play performed in Bangla and English from writer-director Shayok Misha Chowdhury, co-commissioned and produced by the two organizations.

World Premiere of Bangla/English Bilingual Play PUBLIC OBSCENITIES to be Presented at Soho Rep in February

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project will present Public Obscenities, a bilingual play performed in Bangla and English from writer-director Shayok Misha Chowdhury, co-commissioned and produced by the two organizations, February 15-March 26, 2023.

Review: MARAT/SADE at Teatr Wspolczesny Wroclaw

What did our critic think of MARAT/SADE at Teatr Wspolczesny Wroclaw? The play was written in 1963 by Peter Weiss, a German writer, and even though the fact that it's almost 60 years old, it hasn't lost any of its actuality. We deal here with the interpretation box. Marcin Liber interpreted the play that interprets the French Revolution but it's also about the revolution itself.

L'AMOUR `A PASSY Comes to A.R.T. Next Month

France's support of the nascent United States in 1778 is one of the great diplomatic triumphs of history, credited to the ambassadorial team of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. An exciting backstory to this miracle of statecraft is the platonic affair between Franklin and the flamboyant, beautiful Madame Brillon (Anne-Louise Hardancourt Brillon de Jouy).

MARAT/SADE to Open at St. John's Metropolitan Community Church in July

You will now have the chance to see the Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss.

Anne Sofie von Otter och Pierre Wilkner �" årets Gunn Wållgren-stipendiater

Från Kungliga Operan går stipendiet i år till hovsångerskan Anne Sofie von Otter: Anne Sofie von Otter tilldelas årets Gunn Wållgren stipendium 2020 utifrån följande motivering:

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in THE INVESTIGATION at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Theater of War Productions and the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in partnership with National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, will present a reading of scenes from Peter Weiss' play The Investigation, a searing piece of documentary theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963-65 when 22 mid- and lower-level Nazi officials were tried for crimes against humanity in the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex.

Coney Island Ritual Cabaret Festival calls For Proposals

International Culture Lab is calling for proposals from performance artists, actors, musicians, dancers, performers from the variety arts, and beyond... to present an original performance piece between 5 and 15 minutes in length. Deadline for applications: Sunday March 1, 2020 with Performances, Fri-Sun, April 24-26, 2020.

Theater Of War Productions Premieres THE INVESTIGATION

  Theater of War Productions and the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in partnership with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, will present readings of scenes from Peter Weiss' play The Investigation, a piece of documentary theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963-65 when 22 mid- and lower-level Nazi officials were tried for crimes against humanity in the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex. The project will center on guided audience discussions about mass murder and its lasting impact upon individuals, families, communities, and countries throughout the world.

Theater Of War Productions Presents Premiere Of THE INVESTIGATION

Theater of War Productions and the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in partnership with National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene , will present readings of scenes from Peter Weiss' play The Investigation, a piece of documentary theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963-65 when 22 mid- and lower-level Nazi officials were tried for crimes against humanity in the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Names Dominick Balletta Executive Director

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced the appointment of Dominick Balletta as the renowned theatre company's new Executive Director effective November 1.

Announcing PETER BROOK/NY, A Citywide Recognition Of A Theater Icon

Today a consortium of New York City cultural, educational, and media institutions announce Peter Brook/NY (Karen Brooks Hopkins, Executive Producer), a citywide recognition of Brook's work and his collaborations with Marie-Hélène Estienne from 1953 to the present. In addition to the U.S. Premiere of Brook and Estienne's Why? which Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) presents September 21 a?" October 6 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, Peter Brook/NY features programing from BAM, The Center for Fiction, Columbia University, French Institute Alliance Française's Crossing the Line Festival, Hunter College, The Juilliard School, TFANA, and WNET.  A booklet produced by BAM Hamm Archivesa?"featuring historic photographs, a timeline of Brook's productions and New York presence, an essay by writer Violaine Huisman, and information about Peter Brook/NY eventsa?"will be available to all attendees and online at BAM.org and TFANA.org.

Peter Weiss FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Peter Weiss has written 1 shows including The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade (Bookwriter/Lyricist).

Peter Weiss has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Best Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for his work on Marat/Sade. Additionally, he was also nominated for Best Play at the Tony Awards for Marat/Sade. These nominations highlight the recognition and acclaim that Weiss received for his contributions to the world of theater.

Peter Weiss has won several awards for his play "Marat/Sade." He received the Best Play award from both the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards and the Tony Awards for "Marat/Sade."

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