All New York's A Stage: Spotlight on Local Theater Coming Up at La MaMa!All New York's A Stage: Spotlight on Local Theater Coming Up at La MaMa!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, in partnership with SHOW- SCORE.COM, recently launched ALL NEW YORK'S A STAGE, the first-ever campaign dedicated to raising the visibility of our vibrant local theater industry, which is made up of small venues, companies and related organizations throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

Griffin Theatre Company Bids Farewell To Artistic Director Lee LewisGriffin Theatre Company Bids Farewell To Artistic Director Lee Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019

After more than six years of artistic vision Griffin Theatre Company's Artistic Director Lee Lewis will depart to take the helm at Queensland Theatre, leaving behind a lasting and powerful legacy. (more...)

Roundabout Announces Winners Of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading SeriesRoundabout Announces Winners Of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University School of the Arts have announced the winners of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading Series. As part of the collaborative partnership between Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University, the reading series awards three playwrights from the current MFA program and recent alumni with a cash prize as well as a reading in Roundabout's Rehearsal Hall, followed by a post-reading reception. Five finalists have also received cash prizes in recognition of their exceptional work. No other collaborative partnership in the New York area brings together an esteemed Ivy League MFA program with a Tony Award-winning, not-for-profit theatre. The reading series is made possible by a grant from The Tow Foundation.    (more...)

Announcing PETER BROOK/NY, A Citywide Recognition Of A Theater IconAnnouncing PETER BROOK/NY, A Citywide Recognition Of A Theater Icon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

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. (more...)

La MaMa Announces Season Featuring Works by Estelle Parsons Evan Yionoulis and MoreLa MaMa Announces Season Featuring Works by Estelle Parsons Evan Yionoulis and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

La MaMa announces its 58th season, featuring more than twenty world and US premieres, and dozens of artists, playwrights, choreographers, directors, award-winning theater companies and composers, including Philip Glass, Andrei Serban, Estelle Parsons, Germaine Acogny, Evan Yionoulis, Theodora Skipitares, Anne Bogart, Charlotte Brathwaite and many more. (more...)

Paul Foster's BALLS Re-Opens At CultureHubPaul Foster's BALLS Re-Opens At CultureHub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

CultureHub in association with La MaMa and The Great Jones Repertory Company will present Paul Fosters' 1964 iconic and internationally heralded one-act play, BALLS. (more...)

Paul Foster's Global Ground-Breaking BALLS Re-Opens At CultureHubPaul Foster's Global Ground-Breaking BALLS Re-Opens At CultureHub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

CultureHub in association with La MaMa and The Great Jones Repertory Company will present Paul Fosters' 1964 iconic and internationally heralded (more...)

Two River Theater Presents THE BELLE OF AMHERSTTwo River Theater Presents THE BELLE OF AMHERST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Two River Theater continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the celebrated American classic The Belle of Amherst, a biographical drama starring Maureen Silliman as poet Emily Dickinson. (more...)

La MaMa Presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #151 'ETHYL EICHELBERGER'La MaMa Presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #151 'ETHYL EICHELBERGER'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Celebrating the life and work of Ethyl Eichelberger with panelists, live performances and archival materials. The event, curated by Michal Gamily, is moderated by Miss Joan Marie Moossy; with panelists, Brian Belovitch, Joe E Jeffreys, John Kelly, Lori E Seid, Black-Eyed Susan, and Mark Russell; live performances by Black-Eyed Susan, Jennifer Miller, and Jeremy Halpern with Auntie Belle; and archival material from the La MaMa Archives. (more...)

Photo Flash: New English Translation of Wilde's SALOME Comes to IrondalePhoto Flash: New English Translation of Wilde's SALOME Comes to Irondale
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

 M-34 proudly presents the world premiere of director James Rutherford's new English translation of Oscar Wilde's SALOME, running October 6 - 27, 2018 in a limited engagement at Irondale, Brooklyn's theatrical think-tank that fosters creativity. Irondale is located at 85 South Oxford Street between Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue. (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play HouseSWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

La MaMa Presents Coffeehouse Chronicles #149 “Andrei Serban” With Special Guest Liev SchreiberLa MaMa Presents Coffeehouse Chronicles #149 “Andrei Serban” With Special Guest Liev Schreiber
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

LA MAMA, the 2018 Tony Award winning theater presents, COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #149 "ANDREI SERBAN" - Saturday, September 29th at 3:00pm?at The Ellen Stewart Theater (66 East 4th Street), in the Manhattan. (more...)

New Dates For Oscar Wilde's SALOME Announced at IrondaleNew Dates For Oscar Wilde's SALOME Announced at Irondale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

M-34's world premiere of director James Rutherford's new English translation of Oscar Wilde's SALOME, choreographed by Jess Goldschmidt, will now run October 6 - 27 (instead of 8/25 - 9/15 as previously announced) at Irondale (85 South Oxford St.) in Brooklyn. Opening night is October 10. (more...)

Photo Flash: Irondale Presents New English Translation of Wilde's SALOMEPhoto Flash: Irondale Presents New English Translation of Wilde's SALOME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

M-34 proudly presents the world premiere of director James Rutherford's new English translation of Oscar Wilde's SALOME, running August 25 - September 15, 2018 in a limited engagement at Irondale, Brooklyn's theatrical think-tank that fosters creativity. Irondale is located at 85 South Oxford Street between Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue. (more...)

New English Translation of Wilde's SALOME Comes to IrondaleNew English Translation of Wilde's SALOME Comes to Irondale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

M-34 proudly presents the world premiere of director James Rutherford's new English translation of Oscar Wilde's SALOME, running August 25 - September 15, 2018 in a limited engagement at Irondale, Brooklyn's theatrical think-tank that fosters creativity. Irondale is located at 85 South Oxford Street between Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue. (more...)

Photo Flash: Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company Presents DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORK at La MaMaPhoto Flash: Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company Presents DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORK at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The acclaimed puppet dance theatre company Loco7 will debut their newest work when La MaMa (66 E. 4 St.) presents the world-premiere of the family show DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORK, as part of the La MaMa Kids series with performances beginning April 21, as it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's artistic director. (more...)

La MaMa In Association With Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company Presents World Premiere Of DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORKLa MaMa In Association With Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company Presents World Premiere Of DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The acclaimed puppet dance theatre company Loco7 will debut their newest work when La MaMa (66 E. 4 St.) presents the world-premiere of the family show DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORK, as part of the La MaMa Kids series with performances beginning April 21, as it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's artistic director. (more...)

La MaMa in Association with Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Co Presents World Premiere of DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORKLa MaMa in Association with Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Co Presents World Premiere of DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The acclaimed puppet dance theatre company Loco7 will debut their newest work when La MaMa (66 E. 4 St.) presents the world-premiere of the family show DON QUIXOTE TAKES NEW YORK, as part of the La MaMa Kids series with performances beginningApril 21, as it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's artistic director. (more...)

Animus Theatre in association with The Dirty Blondes Present The New York Premiere Of Leslye Headland's SURFER GIRLAnimus Theatre in association with The Dirty Blondes Present The New York Premiere Of Leslye Headland's SURFER GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), an artist-driven company whose mission is to explore and illuminate the resilience of the human spirit, is thrilled to announce that its 2018-2019 programming will kick-off this April with the New York premiere of Surfer Girl by acclaimed screen & playwright Leslye Headland (Assistance, Bachelorette). Performances of this exciting New York premiere will take place on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 7:00pm (doors open 7:00pm, performance begins 7:30pm)beginning April 10 and continuing through May 30, 2018, at The Foley Gallery (59 Orchard Street, between Grand and Hester), located in Manhattan's esteemed Lower Eastside gallery district. (more...)

BWW Review: RICHARD III at Radnóti Theatre, BudapestBWW Review: RICHARD III at Radnóti Theatre, Budapest
by Gabor Szilagyi - Mar 2, 2018

Three and a half hour long without a single dull moment, that's quite an achievement in itself. But this new production of Richard III at Radnoti Theatre, the fancy art theatre venue in Budapest offers much more: polished reading of a classical tale with some twists, superb acting and boldly imaginative staging by world-class director, Andrei Serban. (more...)

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