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En Garde Arts' Announces Upcoming Production With David Greenspan Photo En Garde Arts' Announces Upcoming Production With David Greenspan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

En Garde Arts, the New York theatre company known for its cutting-edge productions in unconventional spaces, is bringing live performance to the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn for two performances on October 17 & 18 at 11 am. 

Playwrights Horizons Announces Plans for 50th Anniversary Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Plans for 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Playwrights Horizons today announced plans for the 2021 season, which marks the Off-Broadway theater's 50th anniversary. Entering its second half-century, Playwrights meets this historic moment of disruption and transformation with a lineup of new plays that embody distinctive visions and bold storytelling.

Cole Escola Will Host Obie Awards Ceremony- Set for June 4 Photo Cole Escola Will Host Obie Awards Ceremony- Set for June 4
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO) have just announced that the 65th Annual Obie Awards, New York's preeminent celebration of Off- and Off-Off Broadway theater, will premiere on YouTube.com/AmericanTheatreWing on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 8:00 PM EDT.  The prerecorded ceremony will be hosted by comedian, actor and writer Cole Escola (Hulu's Difficult People, FXX's Man Seeking Woman, Amazon Prime's Mozart in the Jungle), who will also perform with surprise special guests.

John Kelly, Jennifer Kidwell and Sheila Touse Announced as Mabou Mines 2020 RUTHIE Aw Photo John Kelly, Jennifer Kidwell and Sheila Touse Announced as Mabou Mines 2020 RUTHIE Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

Mabou Mines has  announced the expansion of the funding allowing the company to honor three artists with the 2020 RUTH MALECZECH AWARD. The awardees are JOHN KELLY, JENNIFER KIDWELL AND SHEILA TOUSEY.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of STATION 19 on ABC - Thursday, March 12, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of STATION 19 on ABC - Thursday, March 12, 2020
by TV Scoop - Feb 24, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of STATION 19, airing on ABC on Thursday, March 12, 2020!

Ugo Chukwu, Keilly McQuail and More to Star in PlayCo's LUNCH BUNCH; Cast and Creativ Photo Ugo Chukwu, Keilly McQuail and More to Star in PlayCo's LUNCH BUNCH; Cast and Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

The Play Company (PlayCo; Founding Producer Kate Loewald, Managing Director Robert Bradshaw) announced the cast and creative team for Sarah Einspanier's Lunch Bunch, directed by Tara Ahmadinejad.

La MaMa Will Present GENERATOR: PESTILENCE PART 1 Photo La MaMa Will Present GENERATOR: PESTILENCE PART 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

La MaMa in association with Allied Productions Inc. presents GENERATOR: Pestilence Part 1, the first of a three-part cycle and the most ambitious live art creation in the 35-year partnership of Jack Waters and Peter Cramer. Known for their challenging and innovative interventions in art and politics, GENERATOR is a homecoming, a return to Waters' and Cramer's theatrical roots at La MaMa where two of their earliest performance works premiered in 1987.

Transport Group Announces Denise Dickens as New Executive Director Photo Transport Group Announces Denise Dickens as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Transport Group announced today that Denise Dickens, formerly of Abingdon Theatre Company, will join the company as its new executive director, replacing Lori Fineman, outgoing executive director. Dickens will join founding Artistic Director Jack Cummings III at the helm of the off-Broadway, award-winning, non-profit theatre company.

The 65th Obie Awards Are Set For May 18, 2020 Photo The 65th Obie Awards Are Set For May 18, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice have announced that the 65th Annual Obie Awards will return to New York's Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street) on Monday, May 18, 2020 to celebrate and honor Off- and Off-Off-Broadway productions that opened between May 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020.

BWW Feature: BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY at Colony Theatre Photo BWW Feature: BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY at Colony Theatre
by Cristina Pla-Guzman - Oct 29, 2019

Miami New Drama presents The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder adapted for the stage by David Greenspan- October 24-25, 2019 a?" Preview October 26, 2019 a?" Opening Night through November 17, 2019 Tickets starting at $39. Miami New Drama at the Colony Theatre is proud to present THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY, an adventurous adaptation of Thorton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning novel written and starring six-time Obie Award winning playwright, David Greenspan. The multi-faceted tale is turned into a wryly lyrical fable of fate, love, and the transformative magic of theater.

Tim Sanford To Step Down As Artistic Director Of Playwrights Horizons; Adam Greenfiel Photo Tim Sanford To Step Down As Artistic Director Of Playwrights Horizons; Adam Greenfield Announced As Successor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Playwrights Horizons today announced that its beloved longtime Artistic Director, Tim Sanford, will step down from the position in July 2020.

Nora York Concert Announced At Joe's Pub to Celebrate Album Release SWOON, Available  Photo Nora York Concert Announced At Joe's Pub to Celebrate Album Release SWOON, Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Good Mood Records will celebrate the vocalist and songwriter NORA YORK with a special tribute concert at Joe's Pub on Monday, October 7 at 7:00 PM. This event will help launch the new album Swoon a?' the posthumous release produced by and featuring her collaborator Jamie Lawrence a?' featuring unreleased, never-before-heard compositions and interpretations of pop classics, which is available starting today, Friday, October 4.

Foundry Theatre To Close With Final Production, The Book A MOMENT ON THE CLOCK OF THE Photo Foundry Theatre To Close With Final Production, The Book A MOMENT ON THE CLOCK OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

For a quarter century, The Foundry Theatre has raised provocative and timely questions with innovative theatrical productions, public dialogues, and community organizing that have inspired a generation of artists, activists, and organizations.

Joe's Pub Presents Tribute Concert To Nora York To Celebrate New Album SWOON Photo Joe's Pub Presents Tribute Concert To Nora York To Celebrate New Album SWOON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Good Mood Records will celebrate the vocalist and songwriter NORA YORK with a special tribute concert at Joe's Pub on on Monday, October 7 at 7:00 PM. This event will help launch the new album Swoon a?" the posthumous release produced by and featuring her collaborator Jamie Lawrence a?" featuring unreleased, never-before-heard compositions and interpretations of pop classics, which will be available on Friday, October 4.

Applications Now Open For 2020 Residencies At SPACE On Ryder Farm Photo Applications Now Open For 2020 Residencies At SPACE On Ryder Farm
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??SPACE on Ryder Farm--a nonprofit residency program and organic farm located on the grounds of a 224-year-old family homestead in Putnam County, New York--announced that applications for 2020 residency programs are now open.

A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons Photo A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Friends, colleagues, and students of the highly regarded and much loved actor, teacher, writer, and director E. Katherine Kerr will gather on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 6:00 P.M. at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater to celebrate her life.

NORA YORK Album 'SWOON' Features Unreleased Music from the Late Vocalist & Songwriter Photo NORA YORK Album 'SWOON' Features Unreleased Music from the Late Vocalist & Songwriter
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

Good Mood Records will celebrate the vocalist and songwriter NORA YORK with the album Swoon, featuring unreleased, never-before-heard compositions and interpretations of pop classics, onFriday, October 4. The posthumous release is produced by and features her collaborator Jamie Lawrence. York, hailed as “an ingenious, radical, extravagant talent” by The New Yorker and “singer-songwriter-truthteller” by The Village Voice, was renowned for her soulful voice and hypnotic stage presence, in addition to her original songs and thought-provoking musical juxtapositions of contemporary jazz and pop music. Swoon, which features artwork by Nora's husband and artistic collaborator Jerry Kearns, will be available on all digital and streaming platforms, and on CD from CD Baby. A tribute concert will be held at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, on Monday, October 7 at 7:00 PM.

Corkscrew Theater Festival Presents Sam Silbiger's SIX YEARS OLD Photo Corkscrew Theater Festival Presents Sam Silbiger's SIX YEARS OLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival's third annual summer season continues with the world premiere of Sam Silbiger's Six Years Old. Directed by Helen Handelman and running July 13-28, Six Years Old centers on a precocious child's frustrations with being treated as a girl and her journey of self-discovery, aided by her babysitter Kim, to become the person she longs to be: Han Solo.

Miami New Drama Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Miami New Drama Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Miami New Drama continues its mission to present innovative theater as diverse and dynamic as Miami itself in 2019-2020. The company's third full season at Miami Beach's Colony Theatre features world premieres by two exciting young Miami playwrights; a poetic adaptation of a great American novel; and a timely comedic drama on clashes and connections between China and the United States.

Corkscrew Theater Festival Announces Casting & Ticket Sales For Expanded Third Season Photo Corkscrew Theater Festival Announces Casting & Ticket Sales For Expanded Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival is pleased to announce the mainstage casts for its third annual festival, which runs July 10-August 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). The festival features four world premieres, four workshop productions, and four readings performed in repertory over four weeks, with 80 performances in all. As in past years, special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through tight-knit collaborations. Tickets are now on sale.

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