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Broadway-Bound Emma Pittman Joins SCENES FROM THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY Photo Broadway-Bound Emma Pittman Joins SCENES FROM THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 5, 2021

Good isn't it? Grand isn't it? Great isn't it? These song lyrics from the musical Chicago epitomize one performer's journey to Broadway. Emma Pittman, an actress and graduate of Wagner College on Staten Island is the winner of Chicago on Broadway's The Search for Roxie Hart.

Kitchen Theatre Company Launches Season With Archival Streamed Comedy CRY IT OUT Photo Kitchen Theatre Company Launches Season With Archival Streamed Comedy CRY IT OUT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 13, 2021

The Kitchen Theatre Company will launch the first act of four in its 2020-2021 season, The Journey to 30, with an archival stream of their February 2020 production of Molly Smith Metzler’s, Cry It Out.

Tune in to the Online Listening Party for THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Tonight Photo Tune in to the Online Listening Party for THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS will host an online interactive listening party to introduce the two new world premiere albums of The Michael Friedman Collection on Thursday, August 27 at 8:00 PM Eastern.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 10 Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 10
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2020

Need something new to read or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's newly-announced releases include music from Forbidden Broadway, the cast recording for A Killer Party, and more.

Second Installment of 'The Michael Friedman Collection' to Feature Adam Chanler-Berat Photo Second Installment of 'The Michael Friedman Collection' to Feature Adam Chanler-Berat, Mary Testa and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 6, 2020

The second installment of world premiere albums of The Michael Friedman Collection, will be available for streaming and download on Friday, August 14. Two new titles, (I Am) Nobody's Lunch and Paris Commune, follow the first three - The Great Immensity, The Abominables, and This Beautiful City - that were released last year.

BWW Review: CRY IT OUT at Geva Theatre Center Photo BWW Review: CRY IT OUT at Geva Theatre Center
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Mar 11, 2020

CRY IT OUT Explores Class, Parenting, And Empathy. On Stage At The Kitchen Theatre C Photo CRY IT OUT Explores Class, Parenting, And Empathy. On Stage At The Kitchen Theatre Company
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2020

The 2019-2020 season continues at Kitchen Theatre Company with Cry It Out, the groundbreaking comedy by Molly Smith-Metzler that dives deep into the good, the bad and the ugly of parenthood, relationships and unexpected friendship. Performances of Cry It Out begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on Sunday, February 2 and will run through Saturday, February 22. Generously sponsored by Marriott Ithaca Downtown Commons, Cornell University and The Lansing Star, Cry It Out will offer patrons the opportunity to a?oePay What You Wanta?? for its first three preview performances (2/2, 2/4, 2/5). 

A Candid Comedy CRY IT OUT On Stage At The Kitchen Theatre in February Photo A Candid Comedy CRY IT OUT On Stage At The Kitchen Theatre in February
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 8, 2020

The 2019-2020 season continues at Kitchen Theatre Company with Cry It Out, the groundbreaking comedy by Molly Smith-Metzler that dives deep into the good, the bad and the ugly of parenthood, relationships and unexpected friendship.

BWW Review: Penguin Rep's 20th Anniversary 'Art' Paints Colorful, Bold Strokes Photo BWW Review: Penguin Rep's 20th Anniversary 'Art' Paints Colorful, Bold Strokes
by Bruce Apar - May 22, 2019

This trio is comprised of somewhat eccentric avatars of male camaraderie, peppered with anomie. Any evidence of bonhomie is in short supply for the 85 minutes we are in the company of the battling bosom buddies.

Photo Flash: 'ART' Opens Penguin Rep's 2019 Season This Friday Photo Photo Flash: 'ART' Opens Penguin Rep's 2019 Season This Friday
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 13, 2019

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, opens its 42nd season Friday, May 19 with a revival of ART, Yasmina Reza s international hit play, 20 years after its successful Broadway run.

20th Anniversary Revival Of ART Opens Penguin Rep Theatre's 2019 Season Photo 20th Anniversary Revival Of ART Opens Penguin Rep Theatre's 2019 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 3, 2019

20th anniversary revival of Art, Yasmina Reza's international hit play, opens Penguin Rep Theatre's 2019 season beginning Friday, May 17.

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at Long Wharf Photo TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at Long Wharf
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Feb 23, 2019

Nia Vardalos and Cheryl Strayed offer good advice for life.

Photo Flash: Long Wharf Theatre Presents TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Photo Flash: Long Wharf Theatre Presents TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 13, 2019

Long Wharf Theatre presents Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed; adapted for the Stage by Nia Vardalos; co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos; and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll.

Long Wharf Theatre Presents TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Long Wharf Theatre Presents TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Jacob G. Padr n and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed; adapted for the Stage by Nia Vardalos; co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos; and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, from February 13 through March 10, 2019.

Casting Announced for Adam Kraar's Five Borough World Premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENT Photo Casting Announced for Adam Kraar's Five Borough World Premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENTS
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

Working Theater (Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Adam Kraar's Alternating Currents, directed by Kareem Fahmy (James Scruggs's 3/Fifths at 3LD) as part of their Five Boroughs/One City Initiative with performances in Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island, and Brooklyn, April 26-May 26.

Wagner College Theatre Presents OR by Liz Duffy Adams This Fall Photo Wagner College Theatre Presents OR by Liz Duffy Adams This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Wagner College Theatre launches its 2017-18 Stage One Season with Liz Duffy Adams' playful comedy Or, based on the real life of Britain's first professional English female playwright Aphra Behn. Directed by WCT alum Brian Sgambati '97, the production runs October 10 through October 15.

Photo Flash: Hope Players Present THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)
by Ashlee Latimer - Aug 7, 2016

This summer the Hope Players, in line with The Hope for Change Foundation, will be performing The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).  Directed by Brian Sgambati, the show stars BJ Markus, Bret Fox and Jason Summers.  Performances are August 12 & 13 at 8pm and August 14 at 3pm at the Westchester Sandbox Theatre (931 E Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY).  Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and $15 for students and seniors.  To purchase tickets in advance, visit www.hopeforchange.org or call (914) 206-9617.

BWW Reviews: Sandy Rustin's Newest Play THE COTTAGE at The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 29, 2015

In attending the newest work from Sandy Rustin, The Cottage, a 2014 Reva Shiner Comedy Award finalist, you will feel inspired watching an original production being developed. This hilarious story, inspired by the works of Noel Coward, runs through September 6th at the gorgeous John W. Engeman Theatre of Northport, Long Island.

Photo Flash: First Look at John W. Engeman Theater's THE COTTAGE
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 27, 2015

The John W. Engeman Theater's THE COTTAGE opened on July 23 and runs through September 6, 2015. Below, check out photos from the production!

Photo Coverage: The John W. Engeman Theater's THE COTTAGE Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 26, 2015

The John W. Engeman Theater's THE COTTAGE opened last night, July 23 and runs through September 6, 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night bows and after-party!

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