GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company Announces 2019 SeasonGhostLit Repertory Theatre Company Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Directors Caitlin Teeley and Harrison Lang, is proud to announce its spring and summer 2019 season, featuring the regional premieres of Nicky Silver's absurdist dark comedy, Pterodactyls, and the Tony Award-winning play Peter and the Starcatcher. (more...)

LURED To Host Conversations With Human Rights Advocates And Theatre ProfessionalsLURED To Host Conversations With Human Rights Advocates And Theatre Professionals
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

LURED, a brutal and honest depiction of gay persecution in Russia, written by Frank J. Avella, and co-directed by Carlotta Brentan, has announced three post-show events featuring respected human rights advocates and theatrical critics with in the LGBTQ community.  (more...)

LURED Will Journey To Rome After November Run At Theater For The New CityLURED Will Journey To Rome After November Run At Theater For The New City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

LURED, a timely new play about of gay persecution in Russia, written by Frank J. Avella, will have a world premiere 3-week run at Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director) November 8-25, 2018. Following its New York run, the play will head to Europe where it was accepted into the Onstage! American Theater Festival in Rome, Italy, with performances there on January 25th& 26th2019. LUREDis co-directed by Mr. Avella and Carlotta Brentan. www.LuredThePlay.com (more...)

LURED Jets to Italy Following Run at Theater for the New CityLURED Jets to Italy Following Run at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

LURED, a brutal and honest depiction of gay persecution in Russia, written by Frank J. Avella, and co-directed by Carlotta Brentan, will have a world premiere 3-week run at Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director) November 8-25, 2018. Following its New York run, the play will head to Europe where it was accepted into the Onstage! American Theater Festival in Rome, Italy, with performances there on January 25th & 26th 2019. LURED will be co-directed by Mr. Avella and Carlotta Brentan. (more...)

Theater for the New City Stages LURED - An Honest and Brutal Depiction of Gay Persecution in RussiaTheater for the New City Stages LURED - An Honest and Brutal Depiction of Gay Persecution in Russia
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

LURED, a brutal and honest depiction of gay persecution in Russia, written by Frank J. Avella, and co-directed by Carlotta Brentan, will have a world premiere 3-week run at Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director) November 8-25, 2018. Following its New York run, the play will head to Europe where it was accepted into the Onstage! American Theater Festival in Rome, Italy, with performances there on January 25th & 26th 2019.  (more...)

Casting Complete For LURED In NYC And RomeCasting Complete For LURED In NYC And Rome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Lured, written by Frank J. Avella, explores the persecution of gays in Russia and will have a World Premiere 3-week run at Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director) November 8-25, 2018. In addition, the play was accepted into the Onstage! American Theater Festival in Rome, Italy, with performances January 25 & 26, 2019. Lured will be co-directed by Mr. Avella and Carlotta Brentan. The U.S. production is a TNC/Impetus Ensemble co-production. (more...)

The Rolling Stones And Universal Music Group Announce Unprecedented PartnershipThe Rolling Stones And Universal Music Group Announce Unprecedented Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

The Rolling Stones and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music entertainment, today announced an expansive worldwide agreement covering the band's iconic recorded music and audio-visual catalogues, archival support, global merchandising and brand management. (more...)

Casting and Performance Schedule Announced For THE LAST FIVE YEARS at New East Hollywood VenueCasting and Performance Schedule Announced For THE LAST FIVE YEARS at New East Hollywood Venue
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

SKIPTOWN PLAYHOUSE, is pleased to announce casting and performance schedule of THE LAST FIVE YEARS, the hit Off-Broadway musical comedy by Jason Robert Brown. Scheduled to play July 19 through August 3rd, 2018, THE LAST FIVE YEARS will star Sasha Travis (Dinner with the Savages) and Vincenzo Carubia (Co-Founder, Skiptown Playhouse) at the new East Hollywood home of Skiptown Playhouse (665 N. Heliotrope Drive). (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Holds 2018 Season GalaShakespeare & Company Holds 2018 Season Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Honoring Trustee Michael A. Miller for his twenty-five years of service, Shakespeare & Company held its 2018 Season Gala on Saturday, June 30th. The sold-out benefit, co-chaired by Rhea Werner and Suzanne Werner, was the most successful in Company history, raising more than $400,000 for Training, Education, and Performance programs. (more...)

Director And Actors Return For WAM Reading Of LAST WIFE SequelDirector And Actors Return For WAM Reading Of LAST WIFE Sequel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

On Thursday, May 3, at 7:30pm, WAM will present a reading of The Virgin Trial by Kate Hennig, directed by Kelly Galvin, at the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre at Shakespeare & Company. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces 2018 SeasonWAM Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

WAM Theatre's Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven today announces plans for the company's 2018 season. The Berkshire-based professional theatre company celebrates its ninth year with a main stage co-production with Dorset Theatre Festival (Dorset, VT) starring Jayne Atkinson, a thought-provoking series of play readings, a premiere presentation of comedienne Alison Larkin's one-woman show, and various other special events, including hosting BerkChique for the first time and continuing with the Girls Ensemble education program. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Presents LOVERS' SPAT with Alison LarkinShakespeare & Company Presents LOVERS' SPAT with Alison Larkin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Shakespeare & Company is pleased to announce the return of Lovers' Spat, this year with a new twist. The popular performance will be hosted by internationally acclaimed comedienne Alison Larkin. Company actors and guest performers explore the complexities of love in staged readings featuring theatre's most notorious couples' loving, fighting, scheming and wooing. Lover's Spat is directed by Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and will be performed in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre on Saturday, February 17 at 7:00pm and Sunday, February 18 at 2:00pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Group Rep Presents Rare View of THE CHINESE WALLBWW Review: Group Rep Presents Rare View of THE CHINESE WALL
by Don Grigware - Jan 29, 2018

The Chinese Wall/by Max Frisch/translated by James L. Rosenberg/Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre, NoHo/directed by Larry Eisenberg/through March 11 Suffice to say, The Chinese Wall by Max Frisch, written in 1946, after Hitler and World War II, is a cluttered play about facism and those who revolt against it. Its message is repetitious, and the play goes on much too long, but Group Rep's vibrantly colorful production boasts a wonderful cast of 20 actors under the superb direction of Larry Eisenberg through March 11. (more...)

Eliot Bronson's 'Mercy' to Be Heard in Tonight's Episode of CRIMINAL MINDSEliot Bronson's 'Mercy' to Be Heard in Tonight's Episode of CRIMINAL MINDS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Atlanta-based award-winning Americana singer-songwriter Eliot Bronson will have one of his songs, Mercy, in the January 24th episode (10 p.m. eastern/9 p.m. central) of the CBS police procedural crime drama television show Criminal Minds. (more...)

Cast, Beneficiaries Announced for Shakespeare & Company's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEYCast, Beneficiaries Announced for Shakespeare & Company's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

In the spirit of the holidays, Shakespeare & Company announces four Berkshire beneficiaries for Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, directed by Producing Associate Ariel Bock. Post-show collections from each performance will benefit a different local organization, including The Elizabeth Freeman Center, Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club, Hospice Care in the Berkshires, and The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. (more...)

Cast, Beneficiaries Announced for Shakespeare & Company's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEYCast, Beneficiaries Announced for Shakespeare & Company's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

In the spirit of the holidays, Shakespeare & Company announces four Berkshire beneficiaries for Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, directed by Producing Associate Ariel Bock. Post-show collections from each performance will benefit a different local organization, including The Elizabeth Freeman Center, Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club, Hospice Care in the Berkshires, and The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. (more...)

BWW Review: Group rep Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMBWW Review: Group rep Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Don Grigware - Nov 21, 2017

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a Shakesperean treasure as it unites reality with fantasy in a dreamlike manner that puts audience in a happy mood, perfect for the holidays at hand. Now onstage at Group rep in NoHo, the play is directed by classically trained actor/director Marc Singer, who creates a gratifying production onstage through December 31. This is an ambitious project for Group rep who normally do their best work with Neil (more...)

Photo Flash: The Group Rep at Lonny Chapman Theatre Opens A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: The Group Rep at Lonny Chapman Theatre Opens A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The Group Rep presents William Shakespeare's beloved popular comedy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Marc Singer, produced by Mannette Antill. This romantic fantasy, set in royal court and enchanted forest, weaves together four plots all joined to the upcoming nuptials of the Duke and his Amazon queen. Under the light of the moon, we're privy to the magical adventures of four young Athenian lovers and six amateur actors, all controlled and manipulated by a warring fairy King and Queen. The play runs November 17 through December 31 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood at the edge of the NoHo Arts District. (more...)

The Group Rep to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at The Lonny Chapman TheatreThe Group Rep to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at The Lonny Chapman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The Group Rep presents William Shakespeare's beloved popular comedy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Marc Singer, produced by Mannette Antill. (more...)

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