59E59 Theaters News

Emma Dennis-Edwards, Wil Coban, and More to Star in New British Play GATEEmma Dennis-Edwards, Wil Coban, and More to Star in New British Play GATE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Emma Dennis-Edwards (Eve), Wil Coban (Mark), Eleanor Henderson (Rebecca), Joe McArdle (Luke) and Katie Sherrard (Esther) will star in the premiere of Artemis Fitzalan Howard's play GATE at the Cockpit Theatre in London.  (more...)

William Donnelly's NO WAKE to Make NYC Premiere at 59E59 TheatersWilliam Donnelly's NO WAKE to Make NYC Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

59E59 Theaters will host the New York premiere of NO WAKE, written by William Donnelly and directed by Veronica Brady. Produced by Route 66 Theatre Company and Bella Vita Entertainment, NO WAKE begins performances on Thursday, September 28 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 15. Press Opening is Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Henry Naylor Presents the London Premiere of ANGELS at Arcola TheatreHenry Naylor Presents the London Premiere of ANGELS at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Following a total sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2016, two-time Fringe First Award Winner, Henry Naylor is delighted to present the London premiere of his Multi-Award-winning global hit play, Angel, at London's Arcola Theatre for a month-long season this autumn. (more...)

NYC Premiere of SMALL WORLD Comes to 59E59 TheatersNYC Premiere of SMALL WORLD Comes to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The New York City premiere of SMALL WORLD, written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company Launches 30 & Under Membership ProgramProspect Theater Company Launches 30 & Under Membership Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Prospect Theater Company has announced a new 30 & Under Membership Program, which provides access to specially-priced reserved tickets to Prospect's award-winning programming, as well as other benefits.  (more...)

Katie Bonna's ALL THE THINGS I LIED ABOUT to Embark on UK TourKatie Bonna's ALL THE THINGS I LIED ABOUT to Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Fresh from a five star award-nominated (Offie nominations for Most Promising New Playwright and Best Female Performance) run at Soho Theatre, All The Things I Lied About is a fearlessly honest show for the post-truth era. (more...)

Theater For The New City's Dream Up Festival Presents The US Premiere of FINISHING THE SUITTheater For The New City's Dream Up Festival Presents The US Premiere of FINISHING THE SUIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

'Finishing the Suit' is a memory play, written by Lawrence Aronovitch and directed by Joan Kane, about a tailor who mourns the loss of the two most important people in his life: his lover Jimmy and his most famous client, the Duke of Windsor. (more...)

Photo Flash: Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Celebrate SUMMER SHORTS 2017 OpeningPhoto Flash: Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Celebrate SUMMER SHORTS 2017 Opening
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Summer Shorts 2017 toasted its 11th season on Monday, August 7, at Fogo de Chao Churrascaria in NYC, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Drilling Company's THE TEMPEST Rolls Into Bryant Park This MonthDrilling Company's THE TEMPEST Rolls Into Bryant Park This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Shakespeare's The Tempest, a production by The Drilling Company in Bryant Park, with new music by Natalie Smith and arrangements by Michael Chorney (of Hadestown), will run for three weeks, beginning August 25th. (more...)

BWW Review: SUMMER SHORTS Series B at 59E59 Theaters and Why We Love ThemBWW Review: SUMMER SHORTS Series B at 59E59 Theaters and Why We Love Them
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 9, 2017

Summer Shorts 2017 is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters. We attended series B and enjoyed each of the short form theatre pieces that featured superb playwriting, expert direction, and outstanding performances. (more...)

BWW Review: A REAL BOY at 59E59 Theaters Brings Important Issues to the StageBWW Review: A REAL BOY at 59E59 Theaters Brings Important Issues to the Stage
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 8, 2017

The World Premiere of 'A Real Boy' is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters through August 27. Written by Stephen Kaplan and directed by Audrey Alford, this cleverly staged show provides a view of how parenting, education, and government policy can affect a young child. (more...)

Fantasia Comes to 59E59 Theaters as SMALL WORLD Imagines a Meeting Between Walt Disney and StravinskyFantasia Comes to 59E59 Theaters as SMALL WORLD Imagines a Meeting Between Walt Disney and Stravinsky
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to host the New York City premiere of SMALL WORLD, written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato. Produced by Penguin Rep, SMALL WORLD begins performances on Wednesday, September 13 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 7.  Press opening is Sunday, September 17 at 7:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 - $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Peter & Will Anderson Present a Fabulous SONGBOOK SUMMIT at 59E59 TheatersPeter & Will Anderson Present a Fabulous SONGBOOK SUMMIT at 59E59 Theaters
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 6, 2017

Peter and Will Anderson, the brilliant musicians known as The Anderson Twins, have produced and created Songbook Summit at 59E59 Theaters with presentations that celebrate great American Songbook composers during the month of August. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/5/2017
by - Aug 5, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/5/2017. (more...)

PLEASE EXCUSE MY DEAR AUNT SALLY Gets West Coast PremierePLEASE EXCUSE MY DEAR AUNT SALLY Gets West Coast Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

A funny, sad, lyrical and highly original coming of age story from emerging playwright Kevin Armento features an unconventional narrator: the phone belonging to a troubled teen. Working Barn Productions presents the West Coast premiere of New York Times "Critic's Pick" Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, directed by Peter Richards. The visiting production opens at the Odyssey Theatre on Sept. 16. (more...)

Broadway Vet Robert LuPone Stars in THE VIOLIN at 59E59 TheatersBroadway Vet Robert LuPone Stars in THE VIOLIN at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the world premiere of THE VIOLIN, written by Dan McCormick and directed by Joseph Discher. Produced by The Directors Company in association with ShadowCatcher Entertainment, THE VIOLIN begins performances on Thursday, September 7 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 14. Press Opening is Tuesday, September 19 at 7 PM. (more...)

BWW Review:  See SUMMER SHORTS SERIES A at 59E59 TheatersBWW Review: See SUMMER SHORTS SERIES A at 59E59 Theaters
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 2, 2017

59E59 Theaters is currently presenting a real summertime treat for theatergoers, Summer Shorts 2017, Festival of New American Short Plays. We attended Series A, a superb variety of wonderfully performed pieces with moments that will make you laugh and touch your heart. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 2, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: REALLY ROSIE begins at Encores! Off-Center and more! (more...)

BWW Review:  PLACES Performed at 59E59 is an Outstanding Production Now Going to Edinburgh FringeBWW Review: PLACES Performed at 59E59 is an Outstanding Production Now Going to Edinburgh Fringe
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 31, 2017

Places is an outstanding production written and performed by Romy Nordlinger, directed and developed by Kate McHugh. The solo show, complemented by multi-media, was just performed at 59E59 Theaters as part of East to Edinburgh, the theatre's annual preview for the Edinburgh Festival. (more...)

David Bowie Guides MOONAGE DAYDREAM at Philadelphia FringeDavid Bowie Guides MOONAGE DAYDREAM at Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Ego Actus brings its one-woman show, Moonage Daydream to the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Moonage Daydream tells the story of a young woman's coming of age with David Bowie as her imaginary guide. (more...)

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