BEARING WITNESS Examines Father-Son Story of War Trauma, Holocaust, Healing at Oydssey TheatreBEARING WITNESS Examines Father-Son Story of War Trauma, Holocaust, Healing at Oydssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

West Coast premiere of Bearing Witness - Vietnam veteran and founder/artistic director of the Drama Desk Award-winning Vietnam Veteran's Ensemble Theatre Company (VETCo) Thomas Bird's autobiographical solo show is the moving father-son story of Bird's relationship with his World War II veteran dad and their mutual healing from the traumas of battle and the Holocaust. (more...)

RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS WITH BILLY HAYES Sets Record Straight at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

West Coast premiere of Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes - Billy Hayes recounts the true story of his arrest in 1970 at the Istanbul airport with two kilos of hashish taped to his body, his time in Turkish prisons and his brazen, harrowing escape from Imrali Island prison in the dead of night. (more...)

Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes comes to Soho Theatre from 1- 13 April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Following previews at Edinburgh Festival 2013 and a current eight-week off-Broadway run at St. Luke's Theater, New York, Billy Hayes' one-man show comes to Soho Theatre this April for its London premiere. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes is a Riveting and Emotional Theatrical Journey at the St. Luke's Theatre
by Stephen Hanks - Feb 15, 2014

At the St. Luke's Theatre (until March 23), Billy Hayes relives his full range of emotions and psychological traumas in this taut, tense, and terrific re-telling of his escape from a Turkish prison, first revealed in his 1977 book Midnight Express, and then in 1978 through the Oliver Stone film version. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 6, 2014

RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS With BILLY HAYES, written and performed by Bill Hayes, directed by John Gould Rubin, opened last night at St. Luke's Theatre. FIRST he wrote the best-selling book. THEN came the OSCAR-winning movie. NOW Billy Hayes comes to the New York stage with his powerful one-man show, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES,directed by John Gould Rubin. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Billy Hayes' RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS Opens Tonight at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

First he wrote the best-selling book. Then came the Oscar-winning movie. Now Billy Hayes comes to the New York stage with his powerful one-man show, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES, directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

Billy Hayes' RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS to Open 2/5 at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

First he wrote the best-selling book. Then came the Oscar-winning movie. Now Billy Hayes comes to the New York stage with his powerful one-man show, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES, directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with Billy Hayes Set for Limited Run at St. Luke's Theatre, 1/22-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

NOW Billy Hayes comes to the New York stage with his powerful one-man show, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES, directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

TURNING PAGE Ends Limited Run, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Presented by The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director; Lucy DiRosa, Executive Director) and Barbara Ligeti, the world premiere of the new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony AwardŽ nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), will end its limited engagement this Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) where performances began October 11, 2012. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Angela Lansbury, Elizabeth Ashley Visit Private Theatre's TURNING PAGE
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 15, 2012

The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director; Lucy DiRosa, Executive Director) and Barbara Ligeti present the world premiere of a new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony AwardŽ nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). Performances begin Thursday, October 11, 2012 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). Angela Lansbury, Elizabeth Ashley, and Karen Allen visited the production last night, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the gathering below! (more...)

TURNING PAGE Begins Today at Cherry Lane Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director; Lucy DiRosa, Executive Director) and Barbara Ligeti present the world premiere of a new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony AwardŽ nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). Performances begin Thursday, October 11, 2012 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

Angelica Page's TURNING PAGE Begins at Cherry Lane Theatre Tonight, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Barbara Ligeti, by special arrangement with The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director) and Sacred Monsters, presents the world premiere of a new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony Award nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). Performances begin tonight, October 11, 2012 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

Angelica Page's TURNING PAGE Begins 10/11 at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Barbara Ligeti, by special arrangement with The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director) and Sacred Monsters, presents the world premiere of a new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony AwardŽ nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). Performances begin Thursday, October 11, 2012 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

Musical Momentum Presents TRUE COLORS 2.0 at Laurie Beechman Tonight, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2012

Musical Momentum, a very unique benefit concert series, will present its second event, True Colors 2.0: A Benefit/Fundraiser for the Trevor Project at the Laurie Beechman Theater in New York tonight, July 29th. (more...)

Musical Momentum Presents TRUE COLORS 2.0 at Laurie Beechman, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

Musical Momentum, a very unique benefit concert series, will present its second event, True Colors 2.0: A Benefit/Fundraiser for the Trevor Project at the Laurie Beechman Theater in New York on Sunday, July 29th. (more...)

PSYCHO THERAPY Closes Off-Broadway Tonight, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

Frank Strausser's hit Off-Broadway comedy PSYCHO THERAPY must end its run at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on schedule today, May 26th, 2012 to make way for the previously scheduled Women's Project Theater's production of WE PLAY FOR THE GODS. (more...)

PSYCHO THERAPY Begins Final 11 Performances; Concludes 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

Frank Strausser's hit Off-Broadway comedy PSYCHO THERAPY must end its run at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on schedule on May 26th, 2012 to make way for the previously scheduled Women's Project Theater's production of WE PLAY FOR THE GODS. (more...)

MUSICAL MOMENTUM Concert Benefits Trevor Project at Laurie Beechman Tonight, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012

Musical Momentum, a unique benefit concert series, kicks off with its first event True Colors: A Benefit/Fundraiser for the Trevor Project at the Laurie Beechman Theater in New York tonight, Sunday 29th April at 9:30pm. (more...)

MUSICAL MOMENTUM Concert to Benefit Trevor Project at Laurie Beechman, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012

Musical Momentum, a very unique benefit concert series, will kick-off with its first event True Colors: A Benefit/Fundraiser for the Trevor Project at the Laurie Beechman Theater in New York on Sunday 29th April at 9:30pm. (more...)

PSYCHO THERAPY Resumes Performances at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2012

By popular demand, Frank Strausser's new comedy PSYCHO THERAPY will resume performances Off-Broadway at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) beginning April 8 and running through May 26, it has been announced by the show's producer, Barbara Ligeti and Wishing Well Productions. (more...)

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