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'MY REPORT TO THE WORLD' with David Strathairn Adds Second Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Oscar-Nominated David Strathairn will star in My Report to the World: The Story of Jan Karski. Presented as a staged workshop, the play recounts the astonishing and largely unknown story of Polish World War II hero and Holocaust witness Jan Karski.

'MY REPORT TO THE WORLD' Workshop with David Strathairn Sets D.C. Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Fresh from numerous successful workshop performances in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Warsaw, Poland, My Report to the World: The Story of Jan Karski, is headed for enhanced development and public staged reading performances this July, in a workshop residency to be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in downtown Manhattan. As part of this Residency, one performance will be held in D.C. on Monday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre in D.C., co-sponsored by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and in partnership with Bisno Productions, and The Jan Karski Educational Foundation. This ticketed event is FREE with an RSVP: http://jan-karski.eventbrite.com.

David Strathairn to Star in Staged Readings of 'MY REPORT TO THE WORLD'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Oscar-Nominated David Strathairn will star in My Report to the World: The Story of Jan Karski. Presented as a staged workshop, the play recounts the astonishing and largely unknown story of Polish World War II hero and Holocaust witness Jan Karski.

Dress Circle Publishing to Release Ruby Preston's STARSTRUCK with TV Development Deal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

DRESS CIRCLE PUBLISHING will release STARSTRUCK, the third new novel by Ruby Preston, on Tuesday, July 14. Ms. Preston's series - Starstruck follows Showbiz and Staged - is being developed into a series by production company Excelsior Entertainment, featuring Swedish television and music star Julia Sundstrom Sandstrom. In 2016, Sandstrom will appear opposite Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins in the feature film Beyond Deceit. To pre-order the book Starstruck, please visit www.dresscirclepublishing.com

David Strathairn to Star in 'MY REPORT TO THE WORLD' at Museum of Jewish Heritage Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Starring Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn (Good Night and Good Luck; Lincoln) and directed by Derek Goldman, the play recounts the astonishing and largely unknown story of Polish World War II hero and Holocaust witness Jan Karski. It is presented in partnership with The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University and Bisno Productions.

The Flea Presents Second Part of THE CUTTHROAT SERIES, Now thru 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Flea Announces 2nd Part of Grand Guignol Series, The Cutthroat Series: Grand Guignol Duels -- Cruelty, today, October 14-25.

The Flea to Present Second Part of THE CUTTHROAT SERIES, 10/14-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Flea Theater presents Pod 2 of their terrifying 4 part theatrical event - THE CUTTHROAT SERIES: GRAND GUIGNOL DUELS beginning October 14. These turn of the century French plays alternate between ghastly horrors and carnal comedies to create a gripping, deplorable evening of theater. To add to that thrill, audience members will vote on their favorite play from each of the four pods (titled GORE, CRUELTY, NIGHT TERROR, and LUST) and the winners will return for an extended run in January. The winner from GORE was TICS, OR DOING THE DEED.

A Red Orchid's THE OPPONENT to Transfer to NYC's 59E59, 7/31-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre announces that its smash-hit, world premiere production of Ensemble Member Brett Neveu's The Opponent, directed by fellow Ensemble Member Karen Kessler, is transferring to NY's 59E59 Theatre this summer, July 31-September 7, 2014. AROT will produce the remount in association with Bisno Productions (Broadway's Tony Nominated Mothers & Sons; Grace starring Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon). The Opponent will feature Ensemble Members Kamal Angelo Bolden and Guy VanSwearingen in the roles they originated during the production's extended run at A Red Orchid in 2012. This collaboration marks the launch of a new partnership with Bisno Productions, under the Company's extended mission to introduce its original work and ensemble to New York audiences: A RED ORCHID NYC.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of THE OPPONENT at 59E59 Theaters
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomed Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT began performances on Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.

BWW Interview: Guy Van Swearingen Squares Off With THE OPPONENT
by Naomi Serviss - Aug 12, 2014

As an aging but formidable gym owner and trainer, Van Swearingen trades barbs and punches with a wannabe contender while they try to hold on to a fragile trust.

Photo Flash: A Red Orchid Theatre's THE OPPONENT Opens Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

59E59 Theaters presents Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association withBisno Productions, NYC premiere of The Opponent, written by Brett Neveu, with direction by Karen Kessler, and featuring Kamal Angelo Bolden andGuy Van Swearingen who reprise their critically acclaimed roles as Donell and Tre, respectively. The Opponent began performances o July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).

A Red Orchid Theatre's THE OPPONENT Opens Tonight at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT begins performances on Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7. Press opening is Wednesday, August 6 at 7:30 PM.

Photo Flash: First Look at Kamal Angelo Bolden and Guy Van Swearingen in A Red Orchid's THE OPPONENT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomes Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT began performances on July 31 for a limited engagement through September 7. Press opening is tomorrow, August 6. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

THE OPPONENT Swings Into 59E59 Theaters from Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT begins performances tonight, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7.

A Red Orchid's THE OPPONENT to Transfer to NYC's 59E59, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre announces that its smash-hit, world premiere production of Ensemble Member Brett Neveu's The Opponent, directed by fellow Ensemble Member Karen Kessler, is transferring to NY's 59E59 Theatre this summer, today, July 31-September 7, 2014.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014
by - Jul 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/26/2014.

San Francisco Playhouse Completes 5th Season of the Sandbox Series with Rhett Rossi's FROM RED TO BLACK, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

The San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) completes its fifth season of the Sandbox Series of new plays with the world premiere of Rhett Rossi's From Red to Black. Susi Damilano will direct. Rhett Rossi is the newest playwright under commission to write a play for San Francisco Playhouse in partnership with Bisno Productions, producers of numerous Broadway shows.

Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre and Bisno Productions Launch New Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre (Kirsten Fitzgerald, Artistic Director; Rebecca Easton, Managing Director), Chicago's critically acclaimed resident theater company, in association with Bisno Productions (Debbie Bisno, Roberta Pereira), have announced the launch of a new collaborative partnership, A Red Orchid NYC. The newly launched initiative, here in New York, fulfills the expanded mission of the Chicago based company to introduce the Ensemble's original new works to a national audience.

THE OPPONENT to Swing Into 59E59 Theaters from Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, 7/31-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT begins performances on Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7. Press opening is Wednesday, August 6 at 7:30 PM.

A Red Orchid's THE OPPONENT to Transfer to NYC's 59E59, 7/31-9/7
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre announces that its smash-hit, world premiere production of Ensemble Member Brett Neveu's The Opponent, directed by fellow Ensemble Member Karen Kessler, is transferring to NY's 59E59 Theatre this summer, July 31-September 7, 2014. AROT will produce the remount in association with Bisno Productions (Broadway's Tony Nominated Mothers & Sons; Grace starring Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon). The Opponent will feature Ensemble Members Kamal Angelo Bolden and Guy VanSwearingen in the roles they originated during the production's extended run at A Red Orchid in 2012. This collaboration marks the launch of a new partnership with Bisno Productions, under the Company's extended mission to introduce its original work and ensemble to New York audiences: A RED ORCHID NYC.

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