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Marsha Mason and More Star in LITTLE GEM: A PERFORMANCE ON SCREEN Presented by Irish  Photo Marsha Mason and More Star in LITTLE GEM: A PERFORMANCE ON SCREEN Presented by Irish Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today that their next Performance on Screen digital production is Little Gem. Reprising their roles from Irish Rep’s 2019 production are Brenda Meaney (Indian Ink), Lauren O’Leary (The Awkward Years) and four-time Academy Award nominee & Outer Critic’s Circle Award winner Marsha Mason (The Goodbye Girl).

Mint Theater's SUMMER STOCK STREAMING FESTIVAL Begins Today Photo Mint Theater's SUMMER STOCK STREAMING FESTIVAL Begins Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2020

Mint Theater Company's Summer Stock Streaming Festival, featuring archival recordings of three past productions, begins today, Monday July 6th. All three productions will be available through July 19th only from the Mint website.

Mint Theater Company to Present SUMMER STOCK STREAMING FESTIVAL Photo Mint Theater Company to Present SUMMER STOCK STREAMING FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced the Summer Stock Streaming Festival, featuring archival recordings of three past productions.

Origin Theatre to Present BLOOMSDAY BREAKFAST Online Photo Origin Theatre to Present BLOOMSDAY BREAKFAST Online
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2020

A colorful bouquet of singers, actors and luminaries from New York and the Island of Ireland are taking part in a uniquely trans-Atlantic online version of Origin Theatre's annual immersive Bloomsday Breakfast, co-hosted with Bloom's Tavern in Midtown Manhattan.

2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Releases Full Schedule Photo 2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Releases Full Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

Six mainstage productions, several of which explore positive and dramatic social change on the Island of Ireland in the past decade, will be part of the 2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival, running in venues across the city from January 7 to February 3. New York's all-Irish theatre festival and the world's only festival devoted exclusively to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, presents productions from Belfast, Dublin, Wexford, Manhattan and Queens. Three are American premieres; two are world premieres. The American premiere of Eva O'Connor's 'Maz and Bricks' and the world premiere of Sean Sugrie's 'The 8th' open the Festival on January 7.

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PE Photo Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of 'Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,' the romantic comedy sequel to Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice,' by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, on Monday, December 16, at 7 p.m. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.

Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Will Run From January 7 to February 3, 2020 Photo Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Will Run From January 7 to February 3, 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019

The month-long Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival, the world's only festival devoted to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, runs four weeks from January 7 to February 3, 2020. A total 15 events, including seven mainstage productions from Belfast, Dublin, Wexford, and Manhattan and Queens, will be seen in- and out-of-competition. Among the productions, three are American premieres; two are world premieres. 15 contemporary Irish writers are represented with work in the Festival.

Mint Theater Co. To Present Revival Of YOUTH By Miles Malleson Photo Mint Theater Co. To Present Revival Of YOUTH By Miles Malleson
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2019

Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that before Mint presets the World Premiere pairing of Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories, adapted for the stage by Miles Malleson (playwright of the acclaimed Mint productions Conflict and Yours Unfaithfully), Mint will present a staged reading of Malleson's first full-length play Youth, for one night only on Monday October 28th at 7:30pm at Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues). Matt Dickson directs a cast featuring Kate Abruzzese, Donald Corren, Margaret Daly, Christian DeMarais, Andrew Fallaize, Michael Frederic, Alex Mandell, Brenda Meaney, Ned Noyes, and Tommy Schrider.

She Believed She Could: How Passion Carries Marsha Mason Through New Challenges Photo She Believed She Could: How Passion Carries Marsha Mason Through New Challenges
by Amanda Prahl - Sep 21, 2019

For Marsha Mason, versatility has been the name of the game throughout her long and acclaimed career. Beneath it all is the same genuine passion and willingness to tackle new challenges.

BWW Interview: The Family Marc Atkinson of Irish Repertory's LITTLE GEM Directed and  Photo BWW Interview: The Family Marc Atkinson of Irish Repertory's LITTLE GEM Directed and is Part Of
by Paul Smith - Sep 6, 2019

Little Gem is running at Irish Repertory Theatre until September 8 and BroadwayWorld had the chance to chat about the play with the show's director, Marc Atkinson Borrull.

Irish Rep Extends LITTLE GEM, Plus Casting for KINGFISHERS CATCH FIRE Photo Irish Rep Extends LITTLE GEM, Plus Casting for KINGFISHERS CATCH FIRE
by Julie Musbach - Aug 8, 2019

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today an extension for Little Gem by Elaine Murphy (Shush) and directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull (Outlying Islands). Little Gem began previews on July 17, 2019 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage and opened July 25 and will now play through September 8, 2019.

Photo Coverage: Irish Repertory Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of LITTLE GEM Photo Photo Coverage: Irish Repertory Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of LITTLE GEM
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 26, 2019

Irish Repertory Theatre presents Little Gem, written by Elaine Murphy (Shush) and directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull (Outlying Islands), running through September 1 at the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. The cast of Little Gem includes four-time Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe Award winner Marsha Mason (The Goodbye Girl) as Kay, Brenda Meaney(Party Face) as Lorraine, and Lauren O'Leary (The Awkward Years) as Amber.

Marsha Mason, Brenda Meaney, and Lauren O'Leary to Lead Irish Rep's LITTLE GEM; Plus  Photo Marsha Mason, Brenda Meaney, and Lauren O'Leary to Lead Irish Rep's LITTLE GEM; Plus Gregory Harrington
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2019

Irish Repertory Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for Little Gem, written by Elaine Murphy (Shush) and directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull (Outlying Islands). Performances begin on July 17, 2019 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage with an opening night set for July 25, for a limited run through September 1, 2019.

Mint Theater Company's American Premiere of THE MOUNTAINS LOOK DIFFERENT Begins at Th Photo Mint Theater Company's American Premiere of THE MOUNTAINS LOOK DIFFERENT Begins at Theatre Row
by Sarah Hookey - May 30, 2019

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) will present the American Premiere of The Mountains Look Different by Micheal Mac Liammoir.  Performances will begin tonight, Thursday May 30th and continue through July 14th only at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for June 20th.

Mint Theater Company to Present the American Premiere of THE MOUNTAINS LOOK DIFFERENT Photo Mint Theater Company to Present the American Premiere of THE MOUNTAINS LOOK DIFFERENT
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2019

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) will present the American Premiere of The Mountains Look Different by Micheal mac Liammoir, hailed as 'a courageous play in which there is no beating about the bush' by The Christian Science Monitor. Performances will begin May 30th and continue through July 14th only at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for June 19th.

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Free Playreading On International Women's Day, March Photo Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Free Playreading On International Women's Day, March 8
by Julie Musbach - Feb 27, 2019

To celebrate International Women's Day on Friday, March 8, at 7 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse will host a free-of-charge reading of "The Revolutionists," an irreverent comedy about four women - a spy, an assassin, a writer, and a royal. 

BWW Review: Truth Is A Point of View in Three One-Acts at LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL Photo BWW Review: Truth Is A Point of View in Three One-Acts at LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL
by Michael Dale - Jan 17, 2019

During the first year of his presidency, after violence broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia during a protest involving white supremacists, many of whom were displaying Nazi symbols and slogans, Donald Trump infamously noted that there were 'very fine people' on both sides of the conflict. One could imagine the president regarding the character created by Neil LaBute for his solo one-act 'The Fourth Reich' to be one of those very fine people.

Photo Flash: St. Louis Actors' Studio Returns to New York With LABUTE NEW THEATER FES Photo Photo Flash: St. Louis Actors' Studio Returns to New York With LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2019

St. Louis Actors' Studio's  (William Roth, Artistic Director) The LaBute New Theater Festival returns to New York this year at the Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street, NYC).

LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL Opens Monday, January 14 Photo LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL Opens Monday, January 14
by Julie Musbach - Jan 11, 2019

St. Louis Actors' Studio's The LaBute New Theater Festival returns to New York this year at the Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street, NYC).

Neil LaBute Returns Off-Broadway This January With LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL Photo Neil LaBute Returns Off-Broadway This January With LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2018

The LaBute New Theater Festival is comprised of three premier one-acts by Tony Award nominated playwright Neil LaBute and will begin performances on January 10, and celebrate its press opening on January 14 and running through January 27. Tickets are $47-$57 and can be purchased by visiting Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200.

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