BWW Review: FAMILIAR at The Old GlobeBWW Review: FAMILIAR at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 5, 2019

FAMILIAR, a now playing at the Old Globe through March 3rd, mines the comedy and the drama of a family wedding and tackles the subjects of family, heritage, clashing cultures, and those family secrets that inevitably come to light at the worst possible times. www.theoldglobe.org (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Danai Guira's FAMILIAR At The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look At Danai Guira's FAMILIAR At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

A funny, warmhearted look at tradition, marriage, and what it means to be an American family. Donald and his wife Marvelous have been living the American Dream since emigrating from Zimbabwe nearly three decades ago. They have a beautiful house and impressive careers, and now one of their daughters is getting married! But when the bride insists on a traditional African wedding ceremony, tensions start to rise. (more...)

Casting Announced For FAMILIAR At The Old GlobeCasting Announced For FAMILIAR At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for Familiar by Tony Award nominee Danai Gurira (Broadway's Eclipsed, Black Panther, "The Walking Dead"). This funny, warmhearted look at tradition, marriage, and what it means to be an American family will be directed by Edward Torres (the Globe's Water by the Spoonful and Native Gardens, Cancion at Repertorio Español) and will run January 26 - March 3, 2019 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, Old Globe Theatre, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run January 26-30. Opening night is Thursday, January 31. Tickets start at $30.00 and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

BWW Review: Site-Specific INSIGNIFICANCE Played Out In A Luxury Hotel Room
by Michael Dale - Mar 8, 2016

Terry Johnson's drama depicts encounters between Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joseph McCarthy and Joe DiMaggio. (more...)

Photo Flash: INSIGNIFICANCE Celebrates Opening Night!
by Nora Dominick - Feb 25, 2016

The cast of INSIGNIFICANCE celebrated its opening night this week and BroadwayWorld has all the photos of the celebration! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at INSIGNIFICANCE, Opening Tonight at Langham Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Tony Award-winner Terry Johnson's INSIGNIFICANCE, presented by the acclaimed UK-based theater company Defibrillator, opens tonight, February 24, 2016 for a strictly limited engagement through March 20, 2016. The play, which takes place in a hotel room in 1953, is staged entirely within a hotel room on the fifth floor of the five-star hotel Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue. Check out the photos below for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: Defibrillator's Site-Specific INSIGNIFICANCE Comes to Langham Place Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The New York premiere of INSIGNIFICANCE, by Tony Award winner Terry Johnson, opens next week at the five-star hotel Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue. Check out the photos below for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Defibrillator's Site-Specific INSIGNIFICANCE, Coming to Langham Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

The New York premiere of INSIGNIFICANCE, by Tony Award winner Terry Johnson, opens next week at the five-star hotel Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue. Check out the photos below for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Defibrillator to Stage New York Premiere of Tony Winner Terry Johnson's INSIGNIFICANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Defibrillator has announced that the New York premiere of Insignificance, by Tony Award winner Terry Johnson, will open this February at the five-star hotel Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue. (more...)

City Theatre to Present Molly Smith Metzler's ELEMENO PEA, 2/28-3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with a witty "have and have-nots" comedy. Elemeno Pea, by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, will run on the Mainstage February 28 - March 22, 2015. (more...)

Emerge Film Festival Comes to Life with Announcement of Final Film Schedule, Award Nominations and Sneak Peek Event
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

Things are heating up for the inaugural Emerge Film Festival, opening on June 13! The Festival board of directors has released the final film schedule, including more than 40 short, documentary and feature films from Maine, the U.S. and the world. Details for the two-day Lewiston/Auburn, Maine event are outlined on the newly developed website: emergefilmfestival.org. (more...)

7:32 Musical Reading Set for NYMF, 7/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (NYMF) presents reading of KT Peterson and Cedric D. Lyles' 7:32, directed by Laura Braza (The Attic Theater Company). When the Pacific Express crashed through a poorly built railroad bridge, the questionable practices of the Robber Barons first gripped the public's imagination. A tale of America's original Big Business catastrophe - the Ashtabula Disaster - set to a gospel, folk and bluegrass score. Playing at The 45th Street Theater (upstairs, 354 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036). Performances are Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 8:00 pm & 9:00 pm and Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

7:32 Musical Reading Set for NYMF, Tonight and 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (NYMF) presents reading of KT Peterson and Cedric D. Lyles' 7:32, directed by Laura Braza (The Attic Theater Company). When the Pacific Express crashed through a poorly built railroad bridge, the questionable practices of the Robber Barons first gripped the public's imagination. A tale of America's original Big Business catastrophe - the Ashtabula Disaster - set to a gospel, folk and bluegrass score. Playing at The 45th Street Theater (upstairs, 354 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036). Performances are tonight, July 10th, 2012 at 8:00 pm & 9:00 pm and Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

NYMF Presents 7:32, 7/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2012

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (NYMF) presents a reading of KT Peterson and Cedric D. Lyles' 7:32, directed by Laura Braza (The Attic Theater Company). (more...)

7:32 Musical Reading Set for NYMF, 7/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (NYMF) presents reading of KT Peterson and Cedric D. Lyles' 7:32, directed by Laura Braza (The Attic Theater Company). When the Pacific Express crashed through a poorly built railroad bridge, the questionable practices of the Robber Barons first gripped the public's imagination. A tale of America's original Big Business catastrophe - the Ashtabula Disaster - set to a gospel, folk and bluegrass score. Playing at The 45th Street Theater (upstairs, 354 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036). Performances are Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 8:00 pm & 9:00 pm and Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Attic Theater Co. Closes Saroyan's The Time of Your Life 2/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2012

During February 10th-25th, 2012 The Attic Theater Company will be presenting American playwright William Saroyan's five-act play The Time of Your Life at the grand Connelly Theater. Tickets are available at www.smarttix.com. (more...)

Attic Theater Co. Presents Saroyan's The Time of Your Life 2/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

During February 10th-25th, 2012 The Attic Theater Company will be presenting American playwright William Saroyan's five-act play The Time of Your Life at the grand Connelly Theater. Tickets are available at www.smarttix.com. (more...)

Attic Theater Co. Presents Saroyan's The Time of Your Life 2/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

During February 10th-25th, 2012 The Attic Theater Company will be presenting American playwright William Saroyan's five-act play The Time of Your Life at the grand Connelly Theater. Tickets are available at www.smarttix.com. (more...)

SHAFRIKA, THE WHITE GIRL Plays Through 6/28 At Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2009

Jaradoa Theater presents SHAFRIKA, THE WHITE GIRL, a new musical, June 12 through June 28 at the Vineyard Theatre, 108 East 15th Street (between Union Square East & Irving Place). Opening night is Sunday, June 21 at 7 p.m. Written by Anika Larsen, SHAFRIKA, THE WHITE GIRL is co-conceived and directed by April Nickell. (more...)

SHAFRIKA, THE WHITE GIRL Ends Run 6/28 At Dimson Theatre At The Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2009

Jaradoa Theater is concluding its limited engagement of the new musical SHAFRIKA, THE WHITE GIRL this Sunday, June 28 at the Dimson Theatre at The Vineyard, 108 East 15th Street (between Union Square East & Irving Place). Performances began on June 12, with rave reviews following the June 21 opening. (more...)

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