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[Off-Broadway, 1980]
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RPR Productions Presents BIG MAMA AND ME At Episcopal Actors Guild In NYC

Richarda Abrams' new play, 'Big Mama and Me,' explores the intergenerational relationship between a grandmother and granddaughter. Set in the South and Midwest, the play tells the story of Big Mama, a patented inventor and accomplished composer, and the impact she had on those around her. Presented by RPR Productions, the world premiere runs from March 6-9 at the Episcopal Actors Guild in NYC. Featuring music direction by Amina Claudine Myers and co-production by Peggy Abrams.

La MaMa Announces 62nd Season And Expansion Of RADICAL ACCESS INITIATIVE

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club announces its 62nd Season and its RADICAL ACCESS INITITATIVE (RAI), an expansion of La MaMa's local and global network that increases outreach to new artists and audiences beyond the four walls of La MaMa's three theatres and new Community Arts Space.

Photos: First Look At BETHUNE: OUR BLACK VELVET ROSE At Theaterlab

Richarda Abrams new play BETHUNE: Our Black Velvet Rose opened on October 9 at Theaterlab in New York City. The World Premiere is hosted by TLab Shares, produced by RPR Production and runs until October 23. The limited run is directed by Kathleen Brant, music direction by Amina Claudine Myers, co-produced by Peggy Abrams. See photos from the production.

BETHUNE: OUR BLACK VELVET ROSE To Have World Premiere At Theaterlab In NYC

TLab Shares hosts RPR Productions in The World Premiere of BETHUNE: Our Black Velvet Rose. The production runs October 7 - 23 with an official opening date of October 9 at Theaterlab in New York City.

Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74

Stage Director George Ferencz (1947-2021), passed away on September 14 following a long illness according to his wife of 35 years, Sally Lesser. For over a half century, Ferencz was a beloved fixture of New York’s Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre scenes.

FIRST BY FAITH Returns To United Solo Theatre Festival's Tenth Anniversary

Returning from SOLDOUT performances and rave reviews at the National Black Theatre Festival, Winston Salem, NC, FIRST BY FAITH: THE LIFE OF MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE, written and performed by Richarda Abrams, is back Off Broadway in the United Solo Theatre Festival celebrating it's Tenth Anniversary, September 26, 2019, 7:30 pm at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St., NYC, in a?oeThe Best Ofa?? category, where it World Premiered and won a?oeThe Best Educational Show Awarda?? last year.

FIRST BY FAITH Returns To United Solo Theatre Festival's Tenth Anniversary

Returning from SOLDOUT performances and rave reviews at the National Black Theatre Festival, Winston Salem, NC, FIRST BY FAITH: THE LIFE OF MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE, written and performed by Richarda Abrams, is back Off Broadway in the United Solo Theatre Festival celebrating it's Tenth Anniversary, September 26, 2019, 7:30 pm at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St., NYC, in 'The Best Of' category, where it World Premiered and won 'The Best Educational Show Award' last year. Tickets: http://unitedsolo.org/us/2019-firstbyfaith/.

United Solo Announces THE BEST OF Category, Celebrating Artistic Achievement

There has never been a lack of extraordinary talent at United Solo. Year by year, audiences have witnessed some of the most amazing solo artists from all over the world share their talents and stories. Some of these artists have made a particularly incredible mark on the audience's hearts through their performances on the United Solo stage at Theatre Row on 42nd Street in Manhattan. Therefore, during the first two weeks of the 10th anniversary season of United Solo, nearly thirty award-winning performers will be gracing the stage once again in THE BEST OF category.

FIRST BY FAITH Returns To New York's West End Theatre

FIRST BY FAITH: THE LIFE OF MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE, written and performed by Richarda Abrams, returns to New York's West End Theatre June 28 - July 21, 2019, after debuting at the 2018 United Solo Theatre Festival winning the Best Educational Show Award.

Teatro Círculo Hosts World Premiere of DUENDE ADENTRO

Within this space of uncertainty, the acknowledgment that duende can only exist with the realization of our impending death becomes both unsettling and clear...

PRAGUE, 1912 (THE SAVOY CAFE YIDDISH THEATRE Begins Tonight at TNC

'Prague, 1912 (the Savoy Caf Yiddish Theatre)' by Lu Hauser is a comedy based on historic personalities of the Yiddish Theater.

PRAGUE, 1912 (THE SAVOY CAFE YIDDISH THEATRE to Play TNC This November

'Prague, 1912 (the Savoy Caf Yiddish Theatre)' by Lu Hauser is a comedy based on historic personalities of the Yiddish Theater.

155 THRU THE ROOF to Play TNC, 4/3-20

'155 Thru the Roof,' a fanciful comedy with music, will be presented by Theater for the New City, April 3 to 20. Written by award-winning playwright Toby Armour, directed by George Ferencz with music by Peter Dizozza, the play follows the epic adventures of Lily Field, director of Theater for the New Syzygy, as she moves through the Fourth Dimension beyond Earth and the Lower East Side.

Rebeca Tomás and Company Bring CINCO POR CINCO to Theatre 80 St. Marks, Now thru 5/19

With a new program of innovative and edgy repertoire, Rebeca Tomas will bring her A Palo Seco Flamenco Company back to Theatre 80 Saint Marks tonight, May 17 to 19 in a new production, 'Cinco Por Cinco.' Tomas, a fierce and feminine NY-based Flamenco artist, will direct her company of five dancers, two singers and three musicians in a show that promises to be true to her vision of upholding Flamenco's traditions while also pushing its boundaries and giving it a distinctive New York City feel.

Photo Flash: First Look at CHEMISTRY OF LOVE Premiere at La MaMa

La MaMa presents the World Premiere of Chemistry of Love, written by Jill Campbell and directed by George Ferencz. Chemistry of Love runs now through May 19, 2013 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre, located at 74A East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue & the Bowery in New York City. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CHEMISTRY OF LOVE at La MaMa

La MaMa presents the World Premiere of Chemistry of Love, written by Jill Campbell and directed by George Ferencz. Chemistry of Love runs May 2 - 19, 2013 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre, located at 74A East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue & the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin May 2 for a May 4 opening. Meet the cast in the photos below!

Rebeca Tomás and Company to Bring CINCO POR CINCO to Theatre 80 St. Marks, 5/17-19

With a new program of innovative and edgy repertoire, Rebeca Tomas will bring her A Palo Seco Flamenco Company back to Theatre 80 Saint Marks May 17 to 19 in a new production, 'Cinco Por Cinco.' Tomas, a fierce and feminine NY-based Flamenco artist, will direct her company of five dancers, two singers and three musicians in a show that promises to be true to her vision of upholding Flamenco's traditions while also pushing its boundaries and giving it a distinctive New York City feel.

La MaMa presents CHEMISTRY OF LOVE, 5/2-5/19

La MaMa, in association with Seagull Ink, is proud to present the World Premiere of Chemistry of Love, written by Jill Campbell and directed by George Ferencz. Chemistry of Love runs May 2 - 19, 2013 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre, located at 74A East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue & the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin May 2 for a May 4 opening.

La MaMa Presents Chemistry of Love, 5/2-19

La MaMa, in association with Seagull Ink, will present the World Premiere of Chemistry of Love, written by Jill Campbell and directed by George Ferencz. Chemistry of Love runs May 2 - 19, 2013 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre, located at 74A East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue & the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin May 2 for a May 4 opening.

Great Jones Repertory Company Presents WHEN CLOWNS PLAY HAMLET at La MaMa, Now thru 6/3

La MaMa presents H.M. Koutoukas' WHEN CLOWNS PLAY HAMLET, A 1964 Bitter Camp, with music composed by Joseph Blunt, directed by Ozzie Rodriguez. As part of the "Homecomings" Anniversary Season La MaMa is honoring Ellen Stewart, Harry Koutoukas and Tom O'Horgan. The production will be performed by members of The Great Jones Repertory Company tonight, May 24 thru June 3, 2012 in La MaMa's First Floor Theatre.

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