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Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97 Photo Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2020

Wynn Handman, the famed New York acting teacher and Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, died at home April 11, 2020 of Covid-19 related pneumonia. He was 97.

Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel to Receive 2019 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achieveme Photo Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel to Receive 2019 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement From the Writer's Guild
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 9, 2019

Veteran comedy screenwriting partners Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel, known for such acclaimed box-office hits as Splash and Parenthood, have been named the recipients of the Writers Guild of America West's 2019 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement, presented to Guild members who have “advanced the literature of motion pictures and made outstanding contributions to the profession of the screenwriter.”

SOOP Theatre Co. Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Photo SOOP Theatre Co. Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

SOOP Theatre Company proudly brings the Tony Award-winning musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, to audiences of all ages for a one-weekend only event, October 26-28. SOOP's STAR Mainstage Production features talented high school performers, in a high-energy, fun-filled production that will keep your toes tapping.

BWW Interview: Paul Rodriguez Transitions Easily From Playing Comedy Clubs to Playing Photo BWW Interview: Paul Rodriguez Transitions Easily From Playing Comedy Clubs to Playing God
by Gil Kaan - Oct 16, 2018

Stand-up comedy stalwart Paul Rodriguez will be taking on the role of God in the revival of Bruce Jay Friedman's cult-classic STEAMBATH opening October 20, 2018 at the Odyssey Theatre. I had the chance to illicit a few serious answers from this funny man amongst his very comical responses.

SOOP Theatre Co. Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Photo SOOP Theatre Co. Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by Julie Musbach - Oct 12, 2018

SOOP Theatre Company proudly brings the Tony Award-winning musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, to audiences of all ages for a one-weekend only event, October 26-28. SOOP's STAR Mainstage Production features talented high school performers, in a high-energy, fun-filled production that will keep your toes tapping.

Paul Rodriguez In STEAMBATH - Revival Of Cult-Classic, Off-Broadway Hit At Odyssey Th Photo Paul Rodriguez In STEAMBATH - Revival Of Cult-Classic, Off-Broadway Hit At Odyssey Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2018

What if God turned out to be a Puerto Rican steam bath attendant, assisted by a butler named Gottlieb? Renowned stand up comedian and actor Paul Rodriguez stars in a revival of Steambath, the 1970 off Broadway hit comedy by Bruce Jay Friedman that also became a PBS television special. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble artistic director Ron Sossi directs for an Oct. 20 opening at West L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre, where performances will continue through Dec. 16.

Christine Pedi-Led GOD OF CARNAGE Begins Tonight in Westchester Photo Christine Pedi-Led GOD OF CARNAGE Begins Tonight in Westchester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

SOOP Theatre Company brings the Tony Award-winning play, God of Carnage, to southern Westchester this fall.

Christine Pedi to Star in Seat of Our Pants Theatre Company's GOD OF CARNAGE This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

SOOP Theatre Company brings the Tony Award-winning play, God of Carnage, to southern Westchester this fall.

BWW Interview: Ken Webster and Hyde Park Theatre
by Frank Benge - Jan 11, 2016

Broadway World Austin continues our series of interviews with Austin theatres with Ken Webster of Hyde Park Theatre, the Austin Chronicle Reader's Pick for Best Theatre Director in 2010, 2012, and 2013.

155 THRU THE ROOF to Play TNC, 4/3-20
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 7, 2014

'155 Thru the Roof,' a fanciful comedy with music, will be presented by Theater for the New City, April 3 to 20. Written by award-winning playwright Toby Armour, directed by George Ferencz with music by Peter Dizozza, the play follows the epic adventures of Lily Field, director of Theater for the New Syzygy, as she moves through the Fourth Dimension beyond Earth and the Lower East Side.

Novelist, Playwright and Screenwriter Bruce Jay Friedman Guests on THEATER TALK, Now thru 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Writer Bruce Jay Friedman visits THEATER TALK to discuss his successful career in New York and subsequently Hollywood during the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties. This episode of THEATER TALK with Bruce Jay Friedman, co-hosted by Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins, will premiere at 1 a.m. today, September 21 (2012; early Saturday morning) on Thirteen/PBS, followed in New York City on CUNY TV* Saturday at 8:30 PM, Sunday at 12:30 PM, and Monday at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 7:30 PM.

Novelist, Playwright and Screenwriter Bruce Jay Friedman Guests on THEATER TALK, 9/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

Writer Bruce Jay Friedman visits THEATER TALK to discuss his successful career in New York and subsequently Hollywood during the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties. This episode of THEATER TALK with Bruce Jay Friedman, co-hosted by Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins, will premiere at 1 a.m. on Friday, September 21 (2012; early Saturday morning) on Thirteen/PBS, followed in New York City on CUNY TV* Saturday at 8:30 PM, Sunday at 12:30 PM, and Monday at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 7:30 PM.

155 FIRST AVENUE Theatrical Bio-Play Set for May 3 to 20
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2012

Theater for the New City has announced '155 First Avenue (The Epic Adventures of the Theater for the New Synzgy)' by Toby Armour, directed by George Ferencz, is set for a run May 3 to 20, 2012 atTheater for the New City, 155 First Ave. (at E. 10th Street).

155 FIRST AVENUE Theatrical Bio-Play Runs Now thru 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Theater for the New City's '155 First Avenue (The Epic Adventures of the Theater for the New Synzgy)' by Toby Armour, directed by George Ferencz, opens tonight, May 3 and runs through May 20, 2012, at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave. (at E. 10th Street).

155 FIRST AVENUE (The Epic Adventures of the Theater for the New Synzgy) Opens Tonight, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

Theater for the New City presents Toby Armour's 155 First Avenue (The Epic Adventures of the Theater for the New Synzgy), directed by George Ferencz, tonight, May 3 to May 20. Shows are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $10 general admission. The box office is (212) 254-1109 and you can buy tickets at www.theaterforthenewcity.net. The theater is located at 155 First Avenue, at the corner of East Tenth Street.

155 FIRST AVENUE Theatrical Bio-Play Set for May 3 to 20
by James T Harding - Mar 30, 2012

Theater for the New City has announced '155 First Avenue (The Epic Adventures of the Theater for the New Synzgy)' by Toby Armour, directed by George Ferencz, is set for a run May 3 to 20, 2012 atTheater for the New City, 155 First Ave. (at E. 10th Street).

155 FIRST AVENUE (The Epic Adventures of the Theater for the New Synzgy) Opens May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

Theater for the New City will present Toby Armour's 155 First Avenue (The Epic Adventures of the Theater for the New Synzgy), directed by George Ferencz, May 3 to 20. Shows are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $10 general admission. The box office is (212) 254-1109 and you can buy tickets at www.theaterforthenewcity.net. The theater is located at 155 First Avenue, at the corner of East Tenth Street.

CAST Offers Matinée Performances For STEAMBATH, Runs Through 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2010

STEAMBATH by Bruce Jay Friedman. Imagine you wake up one morning . . . perspiring in a steam room and then realize . . . you are in the Afterlife and God is . . . the Puerto Rican bath attendant!

CAST Offers Matinée Performances For STEAMBATH, Runs Through 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2010

STEAMBATH by Bruce Jay Friedman. Imagine you wake up one morning . . . perspiring in a steam room and then realize . . . you are in the Afterlife and God is . . . the Puerto Rican bath attendant!

CAST's STEAMBATH To Close 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2010

STEAMBATH by Bruce Jay Friedman. Imagine you wake up one morning . . . perspiring in a steam room and then realize . . . you are in the Afterlife and God is . . . the Puerto Rican bath attendant!

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