MIDWIVES Begins Performances Tonight at George Street Playhouse MIDWIVES Begins Performances Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin tonight (Tuesday) at 8 pm, with the official Opening Night this Friday, January 24th. (more...)

VIDEO: The Women of MIDWIVES Discuss the World Premiere Thriller by Chris Bohjalian VIDEO: The Women of MIDWIVES Discuss the World Premiere Thriller by Chris Bohjalian
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin next Tuesday, January 21st. In this brief rehearsal video, the production's leading ladies discuss Bohjalian's gripping new play. (more...)

Bestselling Author Chris Bohjalian Will Host Post-Performance Talkbacks At MIDWIVES Next Week Bestselling Author Chris Bohjalian Will Host Post-Performance Talkbacks At MIDWIVES Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin January 21st, with the official Opening Night set for January 24th. The author will be hosting three very special post-performance talkbacks immediately following next week's previews on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Company of the World Premiere Play MIDWIVES at George Street Playhouse Photo Flash: First Look at the Company of the World Premiere Play MIDWIVES at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

Rehearsals are underway for the world premiere thriller MIDWIVES, adapted by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian from his celebrated novel. MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin January 21st. (more...)

MIDWIVES Comes to the George Street Playhouse MIDWIVES Comes to the George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin January 21st. (more...)

World-Premiere Adaptation of MIDWIVES Kicks Off 2020 At George Street Playhouse World-Premiere Adaptation of MIDWIVES Kicks Off 2020 At George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian will bring his world-premiere stage adaptation of his novel Midwives to George Street Playhouse next month and kick off 2020 in George Street's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.  (more...)

Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET Will Conclude Limited Engagement Today Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET Will Conclude Limited Engagement Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2019

Renée Taylor's comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET will conclude its acclaimed limited run today (Sunday) at George Street Playhouse. Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" opened in MY LIFE ON A DIET November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. (more...)

Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET To End Limited Run Sunday Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET To End Limited Run Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Renée Taylor's comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET will conclude its acclaimed limited run this Sunday, December 15th at George Street Playhouse. Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" opened in MY LIFE ON A DIET November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. (more...)

Renée Taylor Recalls Husband Joseph Bologna Urging Her to Write MY LIFE ON A DIET Renée Taylor Recalls Husband Joseph Bologna Urging Her to Write MY LIFE ON A DIET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" opened November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews in her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET at George Street Playhouse. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. In this brief performance video, Renée recalls how her husband encouraged her to write the play. The clip also features a hilarious anecdote about Jerry Lewis: (more...)

Renée Taylor Hilariously Recalls Auditioning for Tennessee Williams in MY LIFE ON A DIET Renée Taylor Hilariously Recalls Auditioning for Tennessee Williams in MY LIFE ON A DIET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor - known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on 'The Nanny' - opened November 22nd to unanimous rave reviews in her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET at George Street Playhouse. Called 'fascinating, lighthearted and spicy' by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Jeremy Renner & More Win Hollywood Music in Media Awards Cynthia Erivo, Jeremy Renner & More Win Hollywood Music in Media Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

The 2019 Hollywood Music in Media Awards were held just last week at The Avalon, in Hollywood, honoring some of the industry's finest talent, including Broadway veteran and Harriet star, Cynthia Erivo. (more...)

Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET Opens Tonight at George Street Playhouse Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET Opens Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor - known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on 'The Nanny' - brings her acclaimed comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse, with the official Opening Night set for tonight (Friday) at 8 pm. Called 'fascinating, lighthearted and spicy' by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. (more...)

Performances Begin Tonight For Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET At George Street Playhouse Performances Begin Tonight For Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET At George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" is bringing her acclaimed comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning tonight (Tuesday) at 8 pm. Opening Night is set for this Friday, November 22nd. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. (more...)

VIDEO: Renée Taylor Recalls Jack Paar in MY LIFE ON A DIET VIDEO: Renée Taylor Recalls Jack Paar in MY LIFE ON A DIET
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" will bring her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning this Tuesday, November 19th. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. In this brief performance video, Renée shares a priceless anecdote about legendary (pre-Carson) a?oeTonight Showa?? host Jack Paar: (more...)

Emmy Award-Winning Renée Taylor is Bringing MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse Emmy Award-Winning Renée Taylor is Bringing MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" will bring her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning next Tuesday, November 19th. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. (more...)

BWW Interview: Choreographer Julio Monge of WEST SIDE STORY in Tokyo, Japan BWW Interview: Choreographer Julio Monge of WEST SIDE STORY in Tokyo, Japan
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - Nov 8, 2019

Golden nuggets of wisdom, from Julio Monge: 'Work requires work. You don't need to speak English or a common language to connect to other people. Things should be protected and blessed. The best technology in theater is the simplest one. Nothing replaces the human spirit. People are attracted to creativity.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Director David Saint of WEST SIDE STORY in Tokyo, Japan BWW Interview: Director David Saint of WEST SIDE STORY in Tokyo, Japan
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - Nov 8, 2019

'I've had several Japanese people come up to me before and say, 'This is our story.' They were an older married couple, and I thought, 'Oh? This is a New York story, why do you say that?' And they said, 'Because, back in the late 50s early 60s, our villages were feuding, and they wouldn't allow us to marry. So there was this tension, but seeing the movie in 1961 made us say, 'Let's do it!' And we eloped.' (more...)

BWW Interview: WEST SIDE STORY on a 360 degree Stage in Tokyo! BWW Interview: WEST SIDE STORY on a 360 degree Stage in Tokyo!
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - Nov 6, 2019

I had the privilege of interviewing Robin de Levita, mastermind of the 360 StageAround technology, about coming to Japan and why he felt it was important to create a new live theater experience for the world. The most inspiring thing he told me was that Arts Education deserves support and respect from the government. The impact of theater on our youth is huge! 'When kids come to the theater, their phones are switched off. The lights go down. The performance is life and alive. The impact is huge.' The Japanese cast will take over West Side Story in 3 Seasons, starting from November 6th, 2019 and running through January 13th, 2020. This article gives you all the links, and a youtube video! (more...)

Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER opened this past Friday, October 25th to unanimous rave reviews at George Street Playhouse. Under the direction of Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER), LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). (more...)

Renée Taylor Is Bringing MY LIFE ON A DIET To George Street Playhouse Renée Taylor Is Bringing MY LIFE ON A DIET To George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

Renée Taylor's award-winning autobiographical comedy MY LIFE ON A DIET will arrive at George Street Playhouse next month, with performances beginning November 19 in the Arthur Laurents Theater at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. (more...)

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