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Photo Flash: New Victory Theater Celebrates Family Benefit! Photo Photo Flash: New Victory Theater Celebrates Family Benefit!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 22, 2018

On Sunday, October 21, 2018, the New Victory Family Benefit transformed the historic New Victory Theater into a colorful land of food, fun and play inspired by the vibrant world of Tinga Tinga Tales - The Musical. Support from this benefit provides critical funds for the award-winning New Victory Education Programs. Every year, programs provide 40,000 school kids the opportunity to see live performances from around the world.

Photo Flash: Go Inside New 42nd Street Gala, Honoring J.K. Rowling Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside New 42nd Street Gala, Honoring J.K. Rowling
by Nicole Rosky - May 14, 2018

On Saturday night, the New 42nd Street honored J.K. Rowling in absentia with the New Victory Arts Award and host a benefit performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at The Lyric Theatre. The event, which included a strolling supper at The New Victory Theater, provides critical support to the nonprofit's award-winning arts education and youth employment programs. Guests included Steve Martin, Julianna Margulies, Michael Greif, Bethany Frankel, Carter Bays, Craig Thomas, Chairman of the Board of The New 42nd Street Fiona Rudin, and President of The New 42nd Street Cora Cahan.

Elevator Repair Service Theater Announces 2018 Spring Gala Hosted by Jon Glaser Photo Elevator Repair Service Theater Announces 2018 Spring Gala Hosted by Jon Glaser
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2018

On May 14th, 2018, actor and comedian Jon Glaser (Late Night with Conan O'Brien, truTV's Jon Glaser Loves Gear) will host a star-studded gala, celebrating the Obie-Award winning theater ensemble, Elevator Repair Service. Under the direction of founding Artistic Director John Collins, Elevator Repair Service is known for creating original works of theater with an ongoing ensemble of actors and designers. Gatz, their verbatim staging of "The Great Gatsby," was called "the most remarkable achievement in theater of this decade" by The New York Times.

Sam Waterston Hosts ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE Tonight at The Pub Photo Sam Waterston Hosts ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Elevator Repair Service previously announced that tonight, September 26, 2017, Sam Waterston will co-host a celebration to benefit the non-profit theater company.

Sam Waterston to Host ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public Photo Sam Waterston to Host ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Elevator Repair Service announced that on September 26, 2017 Sam Waterston will co-host a celebration to benefit the non-profit theater company.

Master Banjo Player Scott Vestal Wins Steve Martin Prize For Excellence In Banjo And Bluegrass
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2017

Banjo player extraordinaire Scott Vestal is the 2017 recipient of the 8thAnnual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. Grammy Nominee Peter Wernick, known as Dr. Banjo, presented Vestal with the award on stage at the 45th Annual Rocky Grass Festival in Lyons, CO this past Saturday after Vestal's performance with the Sam Bush Bluegrass Band. Previously the recipient of the Banjo Player of the Year in 1996 by the International Bluegrass Music Association, Vestal is an in-demand session player who has engineered, produced, and played on various award-winning instrumental recordings.

First Look: Steve Martin Covers June/July Issue of AARP The Magazine
by Caryn Robbins - May 31, 2017

Coming out of a decades-long hiatus from stand-up comedy, Steve Martin covers the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine with an article that talks about his return to that stage, family and keeping happy.

Stephen Colbert to Host Elevator Repair Service's 2017 Gala; Steve Martin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debra Monk and More to Attend!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On May 22nd, 2017 Stephen Colbert will host a star-studded gala, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Obie-Award winning theater ensemble, Elevator Repair Service.

Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Awarded to Rhiannon Giddens
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 12, 2016

Critically acclaimed singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Rhiannon Giddens is the recipient of the seventh annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass.

Photo Coverage: Inside the 66th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Ceremony with Broadway's Best
by Walter McBride - May 27, 2016

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre hosted its award ceremony for the 2015-16 season last night, May 26, at Sardis in Manhattan. Go inside the big night below!

Lehmann Maupin Gallery Presents Five in Istanbul: A Selection of Artists 10/27-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2010

Five in Istanbul: A Selection of Artists from Lehmann Maupin Gallery 27 October - 20 November, 2010

Lehmann Maupin Gallery Presents Five in Istanbul: A Selection of Artists 10/27-11/20
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 26, 2010

Five in Istanbul: A Selection of Artists from Lehmann Maupin Gallery 27 October - 20 November, 2010

ERS Benefit Announces $30 Balcony Seats
by Jeff Dennhardt - Apr 24, 2010

Elevator Repair Service (ERS) is hosting their spring benefit on Monday, May 3rd, 2010. The company is currently finishing the third play in a trilogy of critically acclaimed plays based on great American novels by William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway. This event will celebrate ERS's success with Frances McDormand (Burn after Reading, Fargo), Lili Taylor ('Six Feet Under'), Fred Armisen ('Saturday Night Live'), Frankie Faison ('The Wire'), and ERS company members in a one night only performance of loved, banned and mythologized American fiction. Authors include Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, and Edgar Allan Poe. Readings will be accompanied by ERS's unique signature sound design.

Elevator Repair Service Hosts Spring Benefit 4/1 With McDormand, Taylor, Armisen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Elevator Repair Service (ERS) is hosting their spring benefit on Monday, May 3rd, 2010. The company is currently finishing the third play in a trilogy of critically acclaimed plays based on great American novels by William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway.

Elevator Repair Service Hosts Spring Benefit 4/1 With McDormand, Taylor, Armisen
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 25, 2010

Elevator Repair Service (ERS) is hosting their spring benefit on Monday, May 3rd, 2010. The company is currently finishing the third play in a trilogy of critically acclaimed plays based on great American novels by William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway.

Photo Coverage: Shakespeare in The Park's TWELFTH NIGHT - The Starry Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Jun 27, 2009

TWELFTH NIGHT officially opened on June 25th. The production runs through July 12th at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Bank of America returns as lead sponsor of Shakespeare in the Park 2009. BroadwayWorld.com was there as the stars arrived for the festive evening under the stars!