by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Hunter Theater Project's ecstatically reviewed debut production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya that left Ben Brantley, The New York Times, feeling "shivery, teary-eyed and stunned," with a "career-high performance" from Jay O. Sanders in the title role, has announced its final extension through Sunday, November 18. $37 single tickets and $15 student tickets are available at www.huntertheaterproject.org, or at the Hunter College Box Office at the Kaye Theater (East 68th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues). (more...)

Hunter Theatre Project's Critically Acclaimed UNCLE VANYA ExtendsHunter Theatre Project's Critically Acclaimed UNCLE VANYA Extends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

There are very few bargains left in New York City, but $37 buys you access to a production that left Ben Brantley, The New York Times, "shivery, teary-eyed and stunned." Hunter Theater Project's ecstatically reviewed debut production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, featuring what Brantley called a "career-high performance" from Jay O. Sanders in the title role, has been extended due to popular demand through Sunday, October 28. Single tickets for $37, and $15 student tickets (with valid ID) are available now at www.huntertheaterproject.org, or at the Hunter College Box Office at the Kaye Theater (East 68th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues). (more...)

UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater ProjectUNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (President, Jennifer J. Raab) announced a two-week extension today for the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, and directed by Nelson, UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and was originally scheduled to run through October 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYAPhoto Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab) will officially open the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, on Sunday, September 16 at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, this production marks the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky have had a work premiere in New York City, following its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego earlier this year. UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, October 14. (more...)

BWW Review:  Richard Nelson Gives UNCLE VANYA The Rhinebeck TreatmentBWW Review: Richard Nelson Gives UNCLE VANYA The Rhinebeck Treatment
by Michael Dale - Sep 17, 2018

For the better part of the present decade, playwright/director Richard Nelson has been going seriously Chekhovian, first with a quartet of plays set during the Obama years in the Rhinebeck, New York home of a family named Apple and then with a trio of visits during the 2016 presidential campaign with the nearby Gabriel family. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Presents UNCLE VANYAPhoto Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Presents UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab) will officially open the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, on Sunday, September 16 at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, this production marks the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky have had a work premiere in New York City, following its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego earlier this year. UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, October 14. (more...)

Hunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYAHunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

 Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today the inaugural production of the Hunter Theater Project, the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College (E. 68th Street and Lexington Avenue), directed by Richard Nelson. Translated byRichard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. This production is the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky will have a work premiere in New York City, following the show's world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, California. Previews for UNCLE VANYA begin Friday, September 7. The production runs through Sunday, October 14, with an official press opening on Sunday, September 16. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA at The Old GlobeBWW Review: UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 22, 2018

Classics are classics because they have a resonance that lasts long after their final word has been written.  The Old Globe's production of UNCLE VANYA, by Anton Chekhov, with a new translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky with playwright and production director Richard Nelson, is nothing short of an excellent example of letting a classic have its vibrant say once again. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe presents UNCLE VANYA by Anton ChekhovPhoto Flash: The Old Globe presents UNCLE VANYA by Anton Chekhov
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

An exhilarating revival that pairs one of the greatest plays ever written with the world's most celebrated translators of Russian literature. Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned byVanya's brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. (more...)

Barry Edelstein to be presented IN CONVERSATION with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa VolokhonskyBarry Edelstein to be presented IN CONVERSATION with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The Old Globe will present a free, one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, supported by the Fuson Family, on Wednesday, February 14 at 5:30 p.m. Continuing his very popular interview series, Edelstein sits down with translator/director Nelson-a great American playwright, at once a poet of the stage and an innovator of theatrical form-and Pevear and Volokhonsky-the world's foremost translators of Russian literature, and perhaps our most influential thinkers about the art of translation. They will discuss the collaborative process behind this Uncle Vanya, as well as the art of translation and bringing the classics of the stage to life for a contemporary audience. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old GlobeCast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017 2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya, which has received a Globe-commissioned world premiere translation from Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, andLarissa Volokhonsky. Richard Nelson (Illyria, The Gabriel Plays, Tony Award winner for Best Book of a Musical for James Joyce's The Dead) also directs. Uncle Vanya will run February 10 March 11, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run February 10 14. Opening night is Thursday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

CARDBOARD PIANO BIRD FIRE FLY & THUNDERBODIES Set for Yale's 9th Annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays, Running 5/9-16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA presents the ninth annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays, May 9 to 16 at the Iseman Theater (1156 Chapel Street, New Haven). The Festival is comprised of three fully-produced plays by graduating playwrights performed in repertory with twelve performances over eight days. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Reality, Fantasy Clash in FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS at Yale Rep
by Lauren Yarger - Feb 7, 2014

Once upon a time we could go to the theater and enjoy a play that made sense, challenged our thinking, moved our hearts and made us feel enlightened when the curtain fell. (more...)

Felicity Jones, Emily Walton and More Star in Yale Rep's THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS by Meg Miroshnik, directed by Rachel Chavkin, tonight, January 31-February 22 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 6. (more...)

Felicity Jones, Emily Walton and More to Star in Yale Rep's THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS by Meg Miroshnik, directed by Rachel Chavkin, January 31-February 22 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 6. The cast of THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS is Sofiya Akilova, Celeste Arias, Stephanie Hayes, Jessica Jelliffe, Felicity Jones, and Emily Walton. (more...)

2012 Innovative Theater Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

On Monday, July 23, 2012, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2012 nominees at its annual sold-out event at the Carmine Street Recreation Center located at 25 Carmine Street. (more...)

2012 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Nominees Announced for Off-Off Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2012

On Monday, July 23rd, the IT Awards celebrated the end of the season and announced the 2012 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Nominees. The official announcement was made by Jolie Garrett, David M. Pincus, Cat Parker, Derek Shore, Tari Stratton and Kristen Vaughan. (more...)

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble Announces THE THREE SEAGULLS for March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2012

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's world premiere THE THREE SEAGULLS, OR MASHAMASHAMASHA! by Jaclyn Backhaus, directed by John Kurzynowski will run at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Ave) from March 1- March 10, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theater Reconstruction Ensemble Announces THE THREE SEAGULLS for March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's world premiere THE THREE SEAGULLS, OR MASHAMASHAMASHA! by Jaclyn Backhaus, directed by John Kurzynowski will run at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Ave) from March 1- March 10, 2012. (more...)

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