The STAGE Network Will Film THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY This Week At The TriadThe STAGE Network Will Film THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY This Week At The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The Off-Broadway and West Coast hit, The Bench written by and starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, has partnered with The STAGE Network for a live filming of the play taking place at The Triad on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 beginning at 12pm, tickets are FREE an available at EventBrite.com. (more...)

BWW Review: SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF --Ninety Minutes with a Legend--at Le Petit TheatreBWW Review: SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF --Ninety Minutes with a Legend--at Le Petit Theatre
by Angelle Albright - Oct 4, 2018

Satchmo comes to life on stage as he is portrayed by another famous New Orleanian, Barry Shabaka Henley, a veteran actor with 25 years of stage, screen, and film credits that only define the career of a man who is capable of successfully pulling off such a complex roll. (Henley's Acting Bio) Drama Desk, Obie, and Olivier Award winner, Henley, will wow you as he radiantly delves into the heart and mind of the jazz legend, as well as portraying the other two men who both shaped and shook the man, Joe Glaser and Miles Davis.  Henley effortlessly glides between the three characters, and the seamless staging transports your mind to another time and place making each moment hypnotically authentic.    (more...)

VIDEO: Off-Broadway Play THE BENCH to Head to Los Angeles!VIDEO: Off-Broadway Play THE BENCH to Head to Los Angeles!
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2018

The Off-Broadway hit play, The Bench starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, is taking the show on the road to play LA's Hudson Guild Theater (6539 Santa Monica Blvd, LA, CA 90038) for a limited six-week run beginning October 4 - November 9, 2018). Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting www.plays411.com/thebench. (more...)

New Performance Space East Village Playhouse Opens DowntownNew Performance Space East Village Playhouse Opens Downtown
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

A brand new performance space has opened in the downtown theatre scene, the East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th St) now occupies the former music shop Tribal Soundz. A destination for thriving and aspiring musicians and recording artists, the shop shuttered in 2008. Now the once vacant East 6th Street storefront has been revived for the first time in a decade as the East Village Playhouse, an arts destination. Opening on Thursday, February 15, 2018, the New York premiere of A Brooklyn Boy is the debut production, playing alongside the recently announced extension of The Bench. (more...)

THE BENCH Extends for Twelve Weeks at East Village PlayhouseTHE BENCH Extends for Twelve Weeks at East Village Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The Off-Broadway hit The Bench starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, will extend its sold out run at The East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th Street). It will start back up after the holidays beginning January 26 and will run an additional 12 weeks through April 13, 2018, playing Fridayevening at 9pm. Tickets are $29 - $39 and can be purchased by visiting TheBenchPlay.com or by calling866-811-4111. This production is being presented by Golden Globe Nominated Chris Noth, Drama Desk, Obie, Olivier Award winner Barry Shabaka Henley and produced by Tony Award winning producerTerry Schnuck. (more...)

THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY Extends At East Village PlayhouseTHE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY Extends At East Village Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Off-Broadway hit The Bench starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, will extend its sold out run at The East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th Street). It will start back up after the holidays beginning January 26 and will run an additional 12 weeks through April 13, 2018, playing Friday evening at 9pm. Tickets are $29 - $39 and can be purchased by visiting TheBenchPlay.com or by calling 866-811-4111. This production is being presented by Golden Globe Nominated Chris Noth, Drama Desk, Obie, Olivier Award winner Barry Shabaka Henley and produced by Tony Award winning producer Terry Schnuck. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Galinsky in 'THE BENCH' Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Robert Galinsky in 'THE BENCH' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The Bench stars Robert Galinsky and marks the New York directorial debut of Jay O. Sanders. It began its limited run at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on October 15 and will initially run Sunday evening at 7pm through December 17, 2017. The show will celebrate its press opening on Sunday, October 29, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at Galinsky onstage below! (more...)

Chris Noth, Barry Shabaka Henley, and Cherry Lane Theatre Present THE BENCH this FallChris Noth, Barry Shabaka Henley, and Cherry Lane Theatre Present THE BENCH this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Bench stars Robert Galinsky and marks the New York directorial debut of Jay O. Sanders, it will begin its limited run at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on October 15 and will initially run Sunday evening at 7pm through December 17, 2017. (more...)

Best Picture Award-Winning Film CHASING TITLES: VOLUME 1 to Premiere In LABest Picture Award-Winning Film CHASING TITLES: VOLUME 1 to Premiere In LA
by Movies News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The most buzzed about short film of the year, Ryan Egypt's multiple award-winning 'Chasing Titles: Volume 1', will have anexclusive premiere screeningat The Laemmle Royal, located at 11523 Santa Monica Blvd. West Los Angeles, on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Crackle to Premiere Charlie Sheen-Led Original Film MAD FAMILIES, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Crackle, Sony's free streaming service, today announced that the network's original film, MAD FAMILIES, starring Charlie Sheen, will premiere today, January 12, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Crackle's Original Film MAD FAMILIES, Starring Charlie Sheen & Leah Remini
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Crackle, Sony's streaming service, today released the trailer for the network's new original film, MAD FAMILIES, premiering on Thursday, January 12, 2017. (more...)

Crackle to Premiere Charlie Sheen-Led Original Film MAD FAMILIES, 1/12
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Crackle, Sony's free streaming service, today announced that the network's original film, MAD FAMILIES, starring Charlie Sheen, will premiere on Thursday, January 12, 2017. (more...)

Charlie Sheen to Star in New Crackle Original Film MAD FAMILIES
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Crackle, Sony's streaming network, today announced that Charlie Sheen has signed on to star and executive produce the network's original movie, MAD FAMILIES, which began production in Los Angeles last week. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Patti LuPone & More Earn Jeff Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Six world premiere plays and four new adaptations seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards Committee. 178 nominations in 32 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks to Stage SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Palm Beach Dramaworks closes out its sixteenth season with Terry Teachout's funny and moving Satchmo at the Waldorf, in which the legendary Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong reminisces about and ruminates on his extraordinary life and career just months before his death in 1971. This production marks Teachout's debut as a director. Satchmo at the Waldorf opens at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre on May 13 and continues through June 12, with specially priced previews on May 11 and 12.   (more...)

Court Theatre Extends SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces an extension to its critically-acclaimed production of Terry Teachout's Satchmo at the Waldorf, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Barry Shabaka Henley. Satchmo at the Waldorf now runs through February 14, 2016 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Tickets can be purchased online at www.courttheatre.org or by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472. (more...)

Court Theatre Announces Cast of SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Court's production of Satchmo will be part of a community-wide Louis Armstrong Festival, happening in partnership with The Beverly Arts Center, The Logan Center at the University of Chicago, The Promontory, South Shore Jazz Coalition, The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Louis Armstrong Archives at Queens College New York. This community-wide festival will help audiences deepen their understanding of Armstrong's life through musical performances, historical exhibits, symposium, talk-backs and film. (more...)

Court Theatre Announces Casting for SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF, Community-wide Louis Armstrong Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Midwest Premier of Terry Teachout's Satchmo at the Waldorf, directed by Charles Newell. (more...)

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