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Transport Group Gala To Feature LaChanze, Mary Testa, Betsy Wolfe, and MoreTransport Group Gala To Feature LaChanze, Mary Testa, Betsy Wolfe, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11 at 6:30pm at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant contributions to the American Theatre. Past recipients of the Transporting American Theatre Award include Dick Scanlan, Mary- Mitchell Campbell, Michael John LaChiusa, Gretchen Shugart, Barbara Whitman, Beth Williams, Sue Frost, Christian Borle, Paul Huntley, Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, A.R. Gurney, Liz Smith, Barbara Frietag, Terrence McNally, and Joe Mantello among others. Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased at transportgroup.org. (more...)

Blockchain Theater Project & Theaterlab Present World Premiere Of NYLONBlockchain Theater Project & Theaterlab Present World Premiere Of NYLON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Blockchain Theater Project (BTP), founded by Sofia Alvarez and Nicola Korzenko, is a new theater company that empowers artists to produce the work they create, funded in part by cryptocurrency donations. Like Bitcoin and other blockchains, BTP eliminates the institutional gatekeeper, creating a peer-to-peer model of support where the next play to be produced will be nominated by the playwright of the current production. Alvarez's NYLON will start this chain. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Brings Adventure And Arrows With Ken Ludwig's SherwoodCleveland Play House Brings Adventure And Arrows With Ken Ludwig's Sherwood
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is raising the swashbuckling stakes on the Robin Hood folklore with an exciting adventure that conjures up joy, romance and merriment. Ken Ludwig's Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, is a lightning speed tale full of playful characters that will take over the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square from February 2nd through February 24th, 2019.   (more...)

Julian Fleisher & His Rather Big Band COME TOGETHER At Joe's PubJulian Fleisher & His Rather Big Band COME TOGETHER At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

An OG Joe's Pub VIP, Julian Fleisher continues his current crusade to save the world with song, asking not what he can do for his audience but what his audience can do for itself. "Come Together" combines Fleisher's signature, barn-burning covers of contemporary classics, with original tunes meant to illuminate the spaces where change, love, loss and humor overlap with his evangelical belief that the room that sings together, clings together. (more...)

BWW Review: At The Public's Under The Radar Festival, New Saloon's MINOR CHARACTER Riffs on a Chekhov ClassicBWW Review: At The Public's Under The Radar Festival, New Saloon's MINOR CHARACTER Riffs on a Chekhov Classic
by Michael Dale - Jan 6, 2019

At the commencement of MINOR CHARACTER, New Saloon's offering at the Public Theater's 2019 Under The Radar Festival, actor Madeline Wise stands downstage center, faces the audience and, with barely any body movement or facial expressions, begins rattling off the lines of various characters from the opening scene of Anton Chekhov's classic comedy of life's futility, UNCLE VANYA. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents Boo Killebrew's MILLER, MISSISSIPPILong Wharf Theatre Presents Boo Killebrew's MILLER, MISSISSIPPI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Jacob G. Padron and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Miller, Mississippi, by Boo Killebrew, directed by Lee Sunday Evans, from January 9 through February 2, 2019. (more...)

Transport Group To Honor Carmel Dean & Michael StarobinTransport Group To Honor Carmel Dean & Michael Starobin
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Transport Group will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11, at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. (more...)

Mia Katigbak, Eunice Wong, and David Huynh Cast in THE TRIAL OF THE CATONSVILLE NINEMia Katigbak, Eunice Wong, and David Huynh Cast in THE TRIAL OF THE CATONSVILLE NINE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Transport Group has announced that casting for The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, written by Daniel Berrigan and directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, includes Mia Katigbak (Awake and Sing!, I Remember Mama), Eunice Wong (Mourning Becomes Electra, Smart People) and David Huynh (Henry VI, A Midsummer Night's Dream). The Trial of the Catonsville Nine runs Wednesday, January 16 through Sunday, February 23, 2019 at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. The opening night is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins Leads Caridad Svich's STAND Reading at the Mary Rodgers Room
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

NoPassport theatre alliance and press presents reading of OBIE-winner Caridad Svich's new play STAND starring Tonya Pinkins (Broadway's Caroline, or Change; TV's Gotham and 24) Lisa Ramirez (Good Grief, Vineyard Theatre), and Nemuna Ceesay (The Cake, Barrington Stage Company) on December 8, 2018 at 7 PM at the Mary Rodgers Room at The Dramatists Guild in New York City under the direction of Adrian Alexander Alea (Dreaming in Cuban, The Drama League). (more...)

Lee Sunday Evans Appointed New Artistic Director of WaterwellLee Sunday Evans Appointed New Artistic Director of Waterwell
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Waterwell announced today that Obie Award-winning director Lee Sunday Evans has been named its new Artistic Director following an extensive national search. Evans is both a prominent director, with work produced at important venues including The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons, BAM, Lincoln Center Theater, the Humana Festival, and The Play Company, and a long-time Waterwell collaborator, beginning as a teacher, director, and mentor of young artists in the Waterwell Drama Program. (more...)

FringeNYC Announces Sold Out Shows And BestsellersFringeNYC Announces Sold Out Shows And Bestsellers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

FringeNYC, the adjudicated portion of the new NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL, begins performances tomorrow, October 12, 2018. The festival will offer 80 fully staged theater and dance productions at 10 venues in Manhattan;s West Village all centered around a new FringeHUB. Patrons for all performances begin their FringeNYC experience at the FringeHUB at 685 Washington Street (corner of Charles Street) and are ushered to their venue. All tickets are $22, available for purchase up to 15 minutes prior to the performance at FringeNYC.org or via smartphone/device at fringeonthefly.com. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr Presents David Greenspan's THE THINGS THAT WERE THEREThe Bushwick Starr Presents David Greenspan's THE THINGS THAT WERE THERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The Bushwick Starr will collaborate with Abingdon Theatre Company in presenting The Things That Were There, a new play by award-winning playwright and performer David Greenspan (Strange Interlude by Transport Group, Go Back To Where You Are at Playwrights Horizons, The Myopia at The Foundry Theatre), directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation at Playwrights Horizons, [PORTO] at WP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, Caught by Play Company). (more...)

The Bushwick Starr and Abingdon Theatre Company Present David Greenspan's THE THINGS THAT WERE THEREThe Bushwick Starr and Abingdon Theatre Company Present David Greenspan's THE THINGS THAT WERE THERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Bushwick Starr will collaborate with Abingdon Theatre Company in presenting The Things That Were There, a new play by award-winning playwright and performer David Greenspan (Strange Interlude by Transport Group, Go Back To Where You Are at Playwrights Horizons, The Myopia at The Foundry Theatre), directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation at Playwrights Horizons, [PORTO] at WP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, Caught by Play Company). (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Co, WP Theatre & Colt Coeur Partner to Present New Play By Rehana Lew MirzaAbingdon Theatre Co, WP Theatre & Colt Coeur Partner to Present New Play By Rehana Lew Mirza
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced the spring main stage production of their 26th season. Abingdon Theater Company teams up with WP Theater and Colt Coeur to present the world premiere of the 2017 Kilroys List play Hatefuck by Rehana Lew Mirza and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr and Abingdon Theatre Company Present David Greenspan's THE THINGS THAT WERE THEREThe Bushwick Starr and Abingdon Theatre Company Present David Greenspan's THE THINGS THAT WERE THERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The Bushwick Starr will collaborate with Abingdon Theatre Company in presenting The Things That Were There, a new play by award-winning playwright and performer David Greenspan (Strange Interlude by Transport Group, Go Back To Where You Are at Playwrights Horizons, The Myopia at The Foundry Theatre), directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation at Playwrights Horizons, [PORTO] at WP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, Caught by Play Company). (more...)

New York International Fringe Festival Announces 2018 ScheduleNew York International Fringe Festival Announces 2018 Schedule
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

After a 1-year hiatus to re-envision New York City's largest live performance festival, THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL returns for a 21st season beginning October 3, 2018. The month-long festival is now divided in to two segments: FringeNYC and FringeBYOV. (more...)

Casting Announced For Transport Group's World Premiere Of New Musical RENASCENCECasting Announced For Transport Group's World Premiere Of New Musical RENASCENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Transport Group has announced casting for its world premiere musical, Renascence, which begins performances Friday, October 5 at 7:30pm, at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. Renascence has music by Carmel Dean (musical director If/Then, American Idiot), book by Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), and lyrics from the poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. The musical is directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III and Dick Scanlan. The opening is set for Thursday, October 25 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Announces Final Casting for FAIRVIEWBerkeley Rep Announces Final Casting for FAIRVIEW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

Final casting for Berkeley Repertory Theatre's upcoming production of Fairview was announced today. Written by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed bySarah Benson, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelly, the world premiere production comes straight to Berkeley Rep from a critically acclaimed New York run. Previews begin on Thursday, October 4 with regular run of the show opening on Thursday, October 11 and continuing through Sunday, November 4. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949. (more...)

Winners Announced For Samuel French OOB Festival!Winners Announced For Samuel French OOB Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Samuel French has announced the winners of the 2018 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition. (more...)

Bushwick Starr Presents THE THINGS THAT WERE THEREBushwick Starr Presents THE THINGS THAT WERE THERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to collaborate with Abingdon Theatre Company in presenting The Things That Were There, a new play by award-winning playwright and performer David Greenspan (Strange Interlude by Transport Group, Go Back To Where You Are at Playwrights Horizons, The Myopia at The Foundry Theatre), directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation at Playwrights Horizons, [PORTO] at WP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, Caught by Play Company). (more...)

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