The Flea Hosts the World Premiere of THE INVENTION OF TRAGEDYThe Flea Hosts the World Premiere of THE INVENTION OF TRAGEDY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

The Flea Theater presents the World Premiere of THE INVENTION OF TRAGEDY,the centerpiece of MAC WELLMAN: PERFECT CATASTROPHES, a festival of plays by the influential vanguard playwright. Now in previews, performances run through October 14 at The Flea (20 Thomas Street in Tribeca, between Church and Broadway, three blocks north of Chambers) with opening set for September 21. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Howard Shalwitz-helmed Reading Of Ali Viterbi's IN EVERY GENERATIONFull Casting Announced For Howard Shalwitz-helmed Reading Of Ali Viterbi's IN EVERY GENERATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

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Red Bull Theater Announces Cast for THE NINTH ANNUAL     SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVALRed Bull Theater Announces Cast for THE NINTH ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their ninth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Kia Corthron and Marcus Gardley, alongside six brand new plays that have been chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country: Kate Abbruzzese, Terry Glaser, Eric Pfeffinger, Bridgette Dutta Portman, David Lerner Schwartz, Sofya Levitsky Weitz, and Matthew Wells. (more...)

The Flea Announces 2019/20 Season with Mac Wellman and Taylor MacThe Flea Announces 2019/20 Season with Mac Wellman and Taylor Mac
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Following on the success of the 201718 SEASON OF WOMXN and 201819 COLOR BRAVE SEASON, The Flea announced today that its 201920 Season will be the SEASON OF ANARCHY: THE RETURN OF THE MACS as they welcome back playwrights, poets and activists Mac Wellman and Taylor Mac. (more...)

The Flea Theater Announces New Resident DirectorsThe Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

The Flea Theater is proud to announce the addition of six new Resident Directors to its intensive practicum for early-career directors. Rebecca Aparicio, Jake Beckhard, Daniella Caggiano, Lauren DeLeon, Will Steinberger, and Raz Golden will join the current group of Resident Directors.  (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces Selections for THE NINTH ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVALRed Bull Theater Announces Selections for THE NINTH ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for their ninth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Kia Corthron and Marcus Gardley, alongside six brand new plays that have been chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country: Kate Abbruzzese, Terry Glaser, Eric Pfeffinger, BrIdgette Dutta Portman, David Lerner Schwartz, Sofya Levitsky Weitz, and Matthew Wells. (more...)

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Presents Reading of Amy Freed's SHREW!Red Bull Theater Presents Reading of Amy Freed's SHREW!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the next REVELATION READING, Amy Freed's Shrew!, directed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, would include: Arnie Burton, Andrea Cirie, Carson Elrod, Mel Johnson Jr., John Pankow, Reg Rogers, Danny Scheie, Susannah Rogers, and more to be announced.  This will take place on Monday May 13th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

Play On Shakespeare With CSC And OSF Present PLAY ON! FESTIVALPlay On Shakespeare With CSC And OSF Present PLAY ON! FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Play On Shakespeare in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) presents the Play on! festival-featuring 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street).In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org. (more...)

New York Deaf Theatre Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THINGNew York Deaf Theatre Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

New York Deaf Theatre (NYDT) closes their 39th season with an accessible performance of EVERY BRILLIANT THING by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe. This production marks James Caverly's directorial debut in New York City. Previews begin Saturday, April 27, and Opening night is on Sunday, April 28 at 7:00pm (more...)

The Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISESThe Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Provocateur Thomas Bradshaw revisits his incendiary 2008 play SOUTHERN PROMISES in a new production helmed by The Flea's Artistic Director, Niegel Smith. SOUTHERN PROMISES begins previews Monday, March 11 with opening night slated for Sunday, March 24. (more...)

2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival Presents Seven New Plays From The Nation's Hottest Playwrights2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival Presents Seven New Plays From The Nation's Hottest Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

South Coast Repertory Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei today announced the lineup for the 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF). The annual showcase of new works kicks off on April 26 with a concert reading of a new musical adaptation of Prelude to a Kiss, directed by Ivers in his directorial debut as SCR's artistic director. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Opens Submissions for Ninth Annual Short New Play FestivalRed Bull Theater Opens Submissions for Ninth Annual Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced that their ninth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Kia Corthron and Will Power, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. Submissions are now open through March 18, 2019. (more...)

Florencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For TeaFlorencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For Tea
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Florencia Lozano joins The Muse Project for their inaugural Tea Time event on October 21st at 5:30pm at The Flea Theater in Tribeca. Tea Times are a one-of-a-kind Muse pilot program, and October 21st's Tea Time will cap off a week of exciting presentations from some of New York's most dynamic women performers (Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations). During Tea Times, a veteran stage actress (Ms. Lozano) discusses her experiences building her career. The Muse Project's Artistic Director, Jocelyn Kuritsky, will lead the discussion with Ms. Lozano. A q&a with attendees and tea (and cookies!) and networking to follow. This event is open to all, and it is also a special opportunity for women actors to network with Ms. Lozano, each other, and to seek insight and support. (more...)

The Muse Project In Association With The Tank Presents MUSINGS At The Flea TheaterThe Muse Project In Association With The Tank Presents MUSINGS At The Flea Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, will present Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. Musings showcases the exciting, fresh, paradigm-shifting storytelling that New York's leading actresses have developed through intensive workshops. The Muse Project gives women performers the time, space, and opportunity to experiment with and explore their fantasy projects. Veteran performer Lynn Cohen will be investigating previously unexplored terrain with collaborator Lewis Black in his piece Dottie's Home. Recent Lucille Lortel nominee Vanessa Aspillaga and Obie winner Jessica Frances Dukes, alongside acclaimed directors Jose Zayas and Seret Scott, will dig into long hungered-for solo work. (more...)

Tiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOMTiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Tiffany Mills Company presents the world premiere of Blue Room, an evening-length work that explores connections and boundaries created by various modes of human interaction. Performances are Today-Saturday, September 12-15, at 7pm, at The Flea Theater in Tribeca. (more...)

Kate Burton, Lea DeLaria, and More Announced for Red Bull's 2018-19 SeasonKate Burton, Lea DeLaria, and More Announced for Red Bull's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Red Bull Theater today announced the new season of its OBIE Award-winning Revelation Reading Series, the unique opportunity to hear rarely-produced classic plays, and brand new plays in conversation with the classics, performed by the finest actors in New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at California Shakespeare Theater's WAR OF THE ROSESPhoto Flash: First Look at California Shakespeare Theater's WAR OF THE ROSES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) announced further details today for the Shakespearean centerpiece to the 2018 Epic Season, The War of the Roses. The War of the Roses is a monumental evening of theater spanning four history plays-the Henry VI trilogy and Richard III. Presented as an action-packed evening, The War of the Roses will deliver a fast-paced, far-ranging, vividly theatrical depiction of two powerful families-the Lancasters and the Yorks-and their decades-long fight for the English throne. Political unrest and power grabs collide with weak leadership and civil strife as the country fights against the threat of tyranny. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Flea Launches Color Brave Season with SCRAPSPhoto Flash: The Flea Launches Color Brave Season with SCRAPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

The Flea Theater presents the World Premiere of SCRAPS written by Geraldine Inoa, a writer on The Walking Dead and the inaugural recipient of The Shonda Rhimes Unsung Voices Playwriting Commission. It is directed by Flea Artistic Director Niegel Smith. Now in previews, opening night is slated for Thursday, August 30. (more...)

Tiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOMTiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Tiffany Mills Company presents the world premiere of Blue Room, an evening-length work that explores connections and boundaries created by various modes of human interaction. Performances are Wednesday-Saturday, September 12-15, at 7pm, at The Flea Theater in Tribeca. (more...)

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