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The Broad Stage Announces Five Artistic Partnerships Creating Newly Commissioned Work Photo The Broad Stage Announces Five Artistic Partnerships Creating Newly Commissioned Works
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

The Broad Stage has announced¬†a new chapter in its artistic future ‚Äď as a commissioner and producer of new work¬†‚Äď centered around dynamic partnerships with a diverse mix of performers, directors, choreographers, composers, librettists, and arts venues ‚Äď in the 2021-2022 through 2023-2024 seasons, with exact production dates to be announced.

BWW Interview: Costume Designer Brenda Abbandandolo Talks Sundance Premiere of CODA,  Photo BWW Interview: Costume Designer Brenda Abbandandolo Talks Sundance Premiere of CODA, Starring Marlee Matlin & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Costume designer Brenda Abbandandolo has worked extensively in both the worlds of theatre and film, showcasing her incredible eye for detail and creative passion in a long list of award-winning projects. Her on-screen projects have included SNL, THE WOLF HOUR with Naomi Watts, the Oscar-nominated THE DISASTER ARTIST and more.

RUSSIAN TROLL FARM At TheaterWorks Hartford Extends Through November 15 Photo RUSSIAN TROLL FARM At TheaterWorks Hartford Extends Through November 15
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2020

Due to popular demand and critical acclaim, TheaterWorks Hartford and TheatreSquared in association with The Civilians, have announced the extension of Sarah Gancher's Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy to November 15.

RUSSIAN TROLL FARM: A WORKPLACE COMEDY Has Been Extended Photo RUSSIAN TROLL FARM: A WORKPLACE COMEDY Has Been Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020

TheaterWorks Hartford and TheatreSquared in association with The Civilians,  have announced the extension of Sarah Gancher's Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy to November 15.

SIX, AMERICAN UTOPIA, Rachel Chavkin, Ben Levi Ross, and Billy Porter-Directed THE PU Photo SIX, AMERICAN UTOPIA, Rachel Chavkin, Ben Levi Ross, and Billy Porter-Directed THE PURISTS Take Home Elliot Norton Awards
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2020

Among tonight's winners was the pre-Broadway engagement of Six the Musical. which took home Outstanding Visiting Production for its run at ART, while David Byrne's American Utopia was honored with Best Visiting Performance, Musical.

38th Annual Elliot Norton Award Nominations Announced - MOBY-DICK, Billy Porter's TH Photo 38th Annual Elliot Norton Award Nominations Announced - MOBY-DICK, Billy Porter's THE PURISTS, and More!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2020

Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) for the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards.

Ari Graynor, Frank Wood and More to Star in MTC's World Premiere of THE BEST WE COULD Photo Ari Graynor, Frank Wood and More to Star in MTC's World Premiere of THE BEST WE COULD (A FAMILY TRAGEDY)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere of The Best We Could (A Family Tragedy), written by the company's 2019-20 Tow Playwright-in-Residence, Emily Feldman (Three Women in Four Chairs, My Lover Joan), and directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love, Fulfillment Center).

Signature Theatre Will Celebrate OCTET Cast Recording With Special Celebration in Jan Photo Signature Theatre Will Celebrate OCTET Cast Recording With Special Celebration in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2020

Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director) will celebrate the release of the Original Cast Recording of Octet, the critically acclaimed world premiere musical by Residency 5 playwright Dave Malloy, with a special celebration on Monday, January 27th at 6:00pm in The Pershing Square Signature Center Lobby. The event will include a special performance and CD signing by the Octet cast and creatives. The event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is required - click here for more information on how to RSVP.

Review Roundup: Dave Malloy And Rachel Chavkin's MOBY-DICK Opens At A.R.T. Photo Review Roundup: Dave Malloy And Rachel Chavkin's MOBY-DICK Opens At A.R.T.
by Review Roundups - Dec 16, 2019

American Repertory Theater's world premiere production of Moby-Dick set sail tonight at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA. See what the critics are saying!

BWW Review: MOBY DICK: The One That Got Away Photo BWW Review: MOBY DICK: The One That Got Away
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 14, 2019

The much-anticipated MOBY DICK (A Musical Reckoning), from the team that brought you NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 in 2015, has finally surfaced at the Loeb Drama Center of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge. Based on the iconic American novel by Herman Melville, the three-and-a-half-hour-long musical endeavors to theatricalize about 40 of the book's 135 chapters, taking a much larger bite from the source material than the mere 70- page section of Leo Tolstoy's WAR AND PEACE adapted for THE GREAT COMET. Oh, would that Dave Malloy (music, book, lyrics, and orchestrations) and Rachel Chavkin (director, co-developer) had approached this project with such surgical skill, rather than casting the broadest of nets upon the waters.

Photo Flash: Opening Night Photos of MOBY-DICK At A.R.T Photo Photo Flash: Opening Night Photos of MOBY-DICK At A.R.T
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2019

Moby-Dick began previews on Tuesday, December 3 and opened on December 12 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA. It plays through Sunday, January 12. 

VIDEO: See A.R.T.'s Transformation For MOBY-DICK Photo VIDEO: See A.R.T.'s Transformation For MOBY-DICK
by Linnae Medeiros - Dec 11, 2019

Dave Malloy's musical adaptation of Moby-Dick is officially setting sail tonight with the show's opening night, and A.R.T. is giving us a peek into the theatre's transformation to bring the whale of a tale to life on stage. Check it out with this video!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For MOBY-DICK at ART! Photo VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For MOBY-DICK at ART!
by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2019

Moby-Dick begins previews tonight, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA. It opens Wednesday, December 11, and plays through Sunday, January 12, 2020. Tickets on sale now: online at AmericanRepertoryTheater.org, by phone at 617.547.8300, and in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services Offices (64 Brattle Street, Cambridge).

VIDEO: Choreographer Chanel DaSilva Discusses the Choreography of MOBY-DICK at A.R.T. Photo VIDEO: Choreographer Chanel DaSilva Discusses the Choreography of MOBY-DICK at A.R.T.
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2019

Moby-Dick is coming soon to American Repertory Theater. Choreographer Chanel DaSilva shares the how the choreography of Moby-Dick comes to life in an all new video.

Listen to the Original Cast Recording of OCTECT Released Today Photo Listen to the Original Cast Recording of OCTECT Released Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019

Nonesuch Records releases the original cast recording for three-time Tony Award¬ģ nominee Dave Malloy's musical Octet-recorded live during Signature Theatre's world premiere production at The Pershing Square Signature Center-on November 15, 2019 digitally and on January 17, 2020 on CD.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals For MOBY-DICK at ART Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals For MOBY-DICK at ART
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2019

Moby-Dick begins previews on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA. It opens Wednesday, December 11, and plays through Sunday, January 12, 2020.

The TEAM's 15th Anniversary Gala to Feature Andre de Shields, Diana Oh and More Photo The TEAM's 15th Anniversary Gala to Feature Andre de Shields, Diana Oh and More
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2019

The TEAM the award-winning Brooklyn theatre ensemble, announced today that its 15th Anniversary Gala will take place on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 6:30pm at The Green Building (452 Union Street, Brooklyn). The TEAM's 15th Anniversary Gala will include drinks, dinner, auctions and performances rooted in previous and upcoming TEAM works.

Cast And Creatives Announced For MOBY DICK Premiere At American Repertory Theatre Photo Cast And Creatives Announced For MOBY DICK Premiere At American Repertory Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2019

American Repertory Theater has announced the creative team and cast of Moby-Dick, with music, lyrics, book, and orchestrations by Dave Malloy, developed with and directed by Tony Award-winner Rachel Chavkin.

Signature Theatre & American Theatre Magazine to Spotlight Design of OCTET Photo Signature Theatre & American Theatre Magazine to Spotlight Design of OCTET
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2019

Signature Theatre and American Theatre will present an in-depth discussion with the design team behind Dave Malloy's Octet, showcasing the creative collaboration involved in bringing this acclaimed chamber choir a cappella musical to life.

Dave Malloy Launches Kickstarter to Fund OCTET Cast Recording Photo Dave Malloy Launches Kickstarter to Fund OCTET Cast Recording
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 20, 2019

Octet is now playing through June 30th in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, but creator Dave Malloy wants to make sure that the new musical lives on far beyond closing night. He just launched a Kickstarter to raise funds to make a cast recording! He writes:

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