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by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The Private Theatre, in association with TEA Creative, is pleased to present the world premiere theatre event Rocco, Chelsea, Adriana, Sean, Claudia, Gianna, Alex, created by Vieve Radha Price and John Gould Rubin. (more...)

ABSOLUTELY FILTHY and More Among FringeNYC's 2012 Overall Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Winners of the 2012 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards were announced by festival Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy during a brief ceremony at The Cutting Room in New York. (more...)

APRIL'S FOOL to Play FringeNYC, 8/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

New York Hamlet Productions has announced the world premiere of April's Fool, a new play by Kelly McAllister, directed by Bronwen Carson. Performances will take place at The Connelly Theater, 220 East 4th St on SAT 8/9 4:15 - 6:15, SUN 8/17 6:30 - 8:30, WED 8/20 2:00 - 4:00, FRI 8/22 9:30 - 11:30 and SUN 8/24 NOON - 2:00 (more...)

GTT's Choreographer's Canvas Set for 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The Group Theatre Too (GTT) presents its seventh annual Choreographer's Canvas, a one- night event featuring the works of over fifteen established and emerging choreographers from around the country. The Canvas, headed by GTT Executive Producer Justin Boccitto, will play at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center Friday, May 2nd and showcase many styles of dance including tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, theatre dance, aerial and this year bellydancing. For the past 6 years the Canvas has presented over 75 choreographers, giving opportunity to over 500 dancers performing to sold-out houses. The event is sponsored by Broadway Dance Center, Capezio, Manhattan Movement and the Society of Directors and Choreographers as well as numerous arts philanthropists. (more...)

Articulate Theatre Presents DRAGON as Part of Planet Connections, Now thru 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Articulate Theatre Company has announced the NYC premiere production of Jenny Connell Davis' DRAGON, directed by Cat Parker. DRAGON will play a limited engagement as part of the 4th Annual Planet Connection Theatre Festivity at the Robert Moss Theatre (440 Lafayette St., 3rd Floor). Performances begin tonight, May 29 and continue through Monday, June 17. (more...)

Articulate Theatre to Present DRAGON as Part of Planet Connections, 5/29-6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

Articulate Theatre Company has announced the NYC premiere production of Jenny Connell Davis' DRAGON, directed by Cat Parker. DRAGON will play a limited engagement as part of the 4th Annual Planet Connection Theatre Festivity at the Robert Moss Theatre (440 Lafayette St., 3rd Floor). Performances begin Wednesday, May 29 and continue through Monday, June 17. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Bronwen Carson - Acting for Dancers
by Mary Callahan - Mar 8, 2013

It is a common stigma that dancers 'can't act.' Acting coach, director, and choreographer, Bronwen Carson, tells BWW why it is so important for dancers to hone their acting skills in order to have meaningful and lasting careers in the performing arts. (more...)

Review - Playing With Fire
by Ben Peltz - Aug 23, 2012

The latest addition to the growing genre of stage adaptations of plays by the great masters that scale their sources down to a collection of indecipherable scenes that are just trying their darndest to be erotic is Playing With Fire, The Private Theatre's environmental/multi-media combo that is rumored to have something to do with August Strindberg. (more...)

Review - Kritzer Girl?
by Ben Peltz - Aug 21, 2012

So it was just announced that top shelf musical comedy performer Leslie Kritzer will be joining the cast of NEWSical on the same night Perez Hilton joins the cast.  I wonder…  Will this nationally known entertainment blogger be so impressed by the audaciously funny girl with the thrilling belt that he starts mentioning to his countless readers how sublime she'd be starring in a certain Fanny Brice bio-musical?  (With him as Nick, of course!) (more...)

The Private Theatre Presents PLAYING WITH FIRE, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2012

The team that brought you 2010's heralded site-specific production of Hedda Gabler will present a multi-media version of Strindberg's Playing with Fire, directed by John Gould Rubin, co-conceived by Shane Bly Killoran and adapted by Royston Coppenger, beginning tonight, August 17 at an exclusive location at 189 Chrystie Street. The Private Theatre's fiery production will run through Friday, August 24. (more...)

The Private Theatre Presents PLAYING WITH FIRE, 8/17-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

The team that brought you 2010's heralded site-specific production of Hedda Gabler will present a multi-media version of Strindberg's Playing with Fire, directed by John Gould Rubin, co-conceived by Shane Bly Killoran and adapted by Royston Coppenger, beginning Friday, August 17 at an exclusive location at 189 Chrystie Street. (more...)

The Private Theatre Presents PLAYING WITH FIRE, 8/17-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

The team that brought you 2010's heralded site-specific production of Hedda Gabler will present a multi-media version ofStrindberg's Playing with Fire, directed by John Gould Rubin, co-conceived by Shane Bly Killoran and adapted by Royston Coppenger, beginning Friday, August 17 at an exclusive location at 189 Chrystie Street. (more...)

T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre Presents JACK'S BACK! World Premiere, Now thru 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

JACK'S BACK!, a world premiere musical with book by Elmer L. Kline w/ Lee Cardini & Tom Herman and music/lyrics by Tom Herman, will be directed by John Gould Rubin for T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre May 9-24. (more...)

T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre Presents JACK'S BACK! World Premiere, 5/9-6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012

JACK'S BACK!, a world premiere musical with book by Elmer L. Kline w/ Lee Cardini & Tom Herman and music/lyrics by Tom Herman, will be directed by John Gould Rubin for T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre May 9-24. (more...)

Photo Flash: TWO DAYS 'TIL DAWN Continues to Run Through 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Two Days 'til Dawn stars Anthony Ames, Mary Monahan, Geoffrey Pomeroy and Jillian K. Waters. The show is centered around a troubled novelist, who seeks advice from his hallucinations -- who happen to be ghosts of historic literary figures. These muses come in the form of Zelda Fitzgerald, Lord Byron and Alice Liddell, who straddle the line between reality and dream. Costume Designer/Assistant Director is Crys Huyett. Set Designer is Samantha Shoffner. Sound Designer is Benjamin Danielowski. Lighting Designers are Jane Slade and Tracy Wertheimer. Choreographer is Bronwen Carson. (more...)

TWO DAYS 'TIL DAWN Plays Gene Frankel Theatre June 8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Two Days ‘til Dawn, a new play by Tyler Ham Pong, deals with a writer who is searching for inspiration, but ultimately finds madness as he encounters the ghosts of historic literary figures. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stroman, Osnes, et al. at Astaire Awards After Party
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

The 29th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, hosted by Bebe Neuwirth and Lee Roy Reams at the magnificent Skirball Center for The Performing Arts at NYU once again honored excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film. Susan Stroman took top honors for Best Choreographer on Broadway in a field of nine nominees for her stunning work in 'The Scottsboro Boys'. It was a record breaking 5th Astaire Award for the 5 time Tony Award and 5 time Drama Desk winner. Two time Tony Award Winner Bebe Neuwirth presented the award to Ms. Stroman. Sutton Foster star of 'Anything Goes' took home her second Astaire for Best Female Dancer on Broadway for her rousing performance as 'Reno Sweeney'. Her first Astaire was for 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'. Desmond Richardson, Tony nominee for 'Fosse' and co-founder and co-artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet presented the award to Ms. Sutton. First timer Norbert Leo Butz star of 'Catch Me if You Can' took the prize for Best Male Dancer on Broadway presented by Tony and Drama Desk winner Karen Ziemba . Australia's Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon won the Astaire for Excellence in Choreography in Film for their breathtaking dances in 'Mao's Last Dancer' presented by Tony Award winner Bill Irwin. Legendary dancer, choreographer, teacher and founder of the National Dance Institute Jacques d'Amboise received the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award named for the late drama critic and co-founder of the Award with Fred Astaire. Following a major tribute in dance including a brilliant performance by NYCB's Russell Janzen of a piece from the ballet 'Who Cares' created by George Balanchine and first danced by d'Amboise; an exuberant performance of 'Shall We Dance' by d'Amboise's students at the National Dance Institute and praiseful introductions by Len Cariou, Charlotte & Christopher d'Amboise, Brian Stokes Mitchell presented the award to Mr. d'Amboise. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Radcliffe, Foster & More at the 2011 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards
by Monica Simoes - May 16, 2011

Yesterday, May 15, the 2011 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards were held at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU. The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards afe the only awards to recognize excellence in dance & choreography on Broadway and in film. On hand to celebrate were some of Broadway and film's greatest talents including Daniel Radcliffe, Benjamin Millepied, Sutton Foster, Christie Brinkley, Bebe Neuwirth, Lee Roy Reams, Ava Astaire, Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit, Len Cariou, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bill Irwin, Maurice Hines, Christine Andreas, Karen Ziemba, Nick Adams, Kathleen Marshall, Desmond Richardson, Young Dancers from the National Dance Institute, Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Jacques d'Amboise and more. (more...)

$20 Student Rush Tickets for Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2011

The Fred and Adele Astaire Awards the only awards to recognize excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway are offering a limited number of Student Rush tickets with proper student ID at $20 beginning 6pm Sunday May 15 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University Box Office Only, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York City 10012. The dazzling Awards Show & Performances begin at 7:30 pm. The producers want to make this extraordinary event available to young people with an interest in dance and theater. (more...)

Presenters Announced for 2011 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2011

Patricia Watt, Executive Producer of the 2011 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, has announced the first group of Presenters for the 29th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, In addition to Len Cariou and Brian Stokes Mitchell who will co-present the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award to legendary, dancer, choreographer, teacher and star of stage, film and television Jacques D'Amboise, additional presenters include Bill Irwin, Maurice Hines, Christine Andreas, Charlotte D'amboise, Christopher D'amboise and Karen Ziemba. (more...)

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