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THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out Photo THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out the Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 13, 2020

Tune in right here at 7:30pm to watch The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards and check back for a full list of winners, updating live!

Breaking: 2020 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List! Photo Breaking: 2020 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 21, 2020

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards has partnered with 'Stars in the House' to live stream this year's Nominations. Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the hosts of the virtual daily series benefiting the Actors Fund, will announce the nominees.

BOYS WILL BE BOYS to Have US Premiere at 59E59 Theaters Photo BOYS WILL BE BOYS to Have US Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director), will welcome the world premiere of BOYS WILL BE BOYS, written by Melissa Bubnic and directed by Lily Dorment.

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.

Photo Flash: CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH) Welcomes Special Guests Photo Photo Flash: CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH) Welcomes Special Guests
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2019

Charlotte's Off Broadway¬†presents the Off-Broadway premiere of¬†Confidence (and The Speech), the new play, written by¬†Susan Lambert Hatem¬†and directed by¬†Hannah Ryan¬†(Hamilton, An American in Paris) which is playing a limited engagement at¬†Theatre Row¬†(410 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues).¬†

$20 Rush Tickets Available For Off-Broadway Premiere Of CONFIDENCE (and The Speech) A Photo $20 Rush Tickets Available For Off-Broadway Premiere Of CONFIDENCE (and The Speech) At Theatre Row
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2019

Charlotte's Off Broadway (Anne Lambert, producer) announced today that rush tickets are now available for the remaining performances of the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), the new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris) which is playing a limited engagement at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street a?" between 9th & 10th Avenues). Previews began on November 14 and the show had an official opening on November 20, 2019. Performances will continue through December 7, 2019. Rush Tickets priced at $20 (cash only) are available at the Theatre Row box office (410 West 42nd Street) one (1) hour prior to performance.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH) at Theatre Row Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH) at Theatre Row
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2019

Charlotte's Off Broadway presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris) for a limited engagement at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues).

Photo Flash: First Look at CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH) at Theatre Row Photo Photo Flash: First Look at CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH) at Theatre Row
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2019

Charlotte's Off Broadway presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris) for a limited engagement at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues).

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.

Performances Begin Tomorrow for Off-Broadway Premiere of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH) Photo Performances Begin Tomorrow for Off-Broadway Premiere of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2019

Charlotte's Off Broadway (Anne Lambert, producer) will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris) for a limited engagement at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues).

BWW Review: Wrestling with the Weight of History and Identity in REDWOOD, at Portland Photo BWW Review: Wrestling with the Weight of History and Identity in REDWOOD, at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - Nov 6, 2019

Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of The Off-Broadway Premiere of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH Photo Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of The Off-Broadway Premiere of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH)
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2019

Meet the cast of the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris). 

April Armstrong To Play President Carter In CONFIDENCE (and The Speech) At Theatre Ro Photo April Armstrong To Play President Carter In CONFIDENCE (and The Speech) At Theatre Row
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

Charlotte's Off Broadway (Producer, Anne Lambert) is very happy to welcome April Armstrong (Ragtime, Carousel) to the company for the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris). Ms. Armstrong will portray President Jimmy Carter (replacing the previously announced Denise Burse) for a limited engagement at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street a?" between 9th & 10th Avenues). Previews will begin on Thursday, November 14 at 8pm with an official opening on Wednesday, November 20th at 8pm. Performances will continue through December 7th.

Lily Houghton's OF THE WOMAN... Extends Through October 26th Photo Lily Houghton's OF THE WOMAN... Extends Through October 26th
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2019

Due to popular demand Normal Ave and Leigh Honigman will extend performances for their World Premiere of Of the Woman Came the Beginning of Sin and Through Her We All Die, written by Lily Houghton and directed by Kylie M. Brown at Normal Ave's Medicine Show Theatre (549 W 52nd St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10019). Additional performances will be on Thursday, October 24 at 8pm, Friday, October 25 at 8pm, and Saturday, October 26 at 8pm. Previously announced performances will be on Thursday, October 17 at 8pm, Friday, October 18 at 8pm, Saturday, October 19 at 8pm, and Sunday, October 20 at 3pm. Tickets ($20-$30) are available for advance purchase at www.normalave.org/ofthewoman. The performance runs approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.

Photo Flash: Opening Night Of Lily Houghton's THE WOMAN CAME THE BEGINNING OF SIN AND Photo Photo Flash: Opening Night Of Lily Houghton's THE WOMAN CAME THE BEGINNING OF SIN AND THROUGH HER WE ALL DIE
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2019

Cast & Creative Team Announced For Off-Broadway Premiere Of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEEC Photo Cast & Creative Team Announced For Off-Broadway Premiere Of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH)
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2019

In celebration of President Jimmy Carter's 95th birthday (October 1, 1924), Charlotte's Off Broadway (Producer, Anne Lambert) today announced the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere of CONFIDENCE (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris) for a limited engagement at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street a?' between 9th & 10th Avenues).

REDWOOD Comes to Portland Center Stage Photo REDWOOD Comes to Portland Center Stage
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2019

This October, Brittany K. Allen will star in the world premiere of her play Redwood at Portland Center Stage at The Armory. In Redwood, a young Black woman's relationship with her white boyfriend is thrown into turmoil when her uncle's exploration of their family's lineage reveals that her ancestors were enslaved by her boyfriend's ancestors. Guided by a hip-hop dance class chorus, this singular American story is about finding a way to live and love in a present that's overpopulated with ghosts.

BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Charms Photo BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Charms
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 18, 2019

The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey welcomes the fall season with a show that is a real crowd pleaser. William Shakespeare's treasured romantic comedy, 'As You Like It' is now being performed through September 29. The show features excellent direction with clever touches by Paul Mullins and a cast that is ideal in their roles.

Cast & Design Team Announced for Lily Houghton's OF THE WOMAN... Photo Cast & Design Team Announced for Lily Houghton's OF THE WOMAN...
by Julie Musbach - Sep 11, 2019

Normal Ave and Leigh Honigman will present the World Premiere of Of the Woman Came the Beginning of Sin and Through Her We All Die, written by Lily Houghton and directed by Kylie M. Brown at the Medicine Show Theatre

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Photo The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its 57th season, entitled Incredible Journeys, with William Shakespeare's As You Like It. Directed by long-time company member Paul Mullins, this timeless love story with a witty heroine at its center, has captivated audiences for centuries. 

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