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Barry Shabaka Henley to Star in Benefit Reading of Robert Galinsky's THE BENCH, A HOM Photo Barry Shabaka Henley to Star in Benefit Reading of Robert Galinsky's THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

TV's Barry 'Shabaka' Henley ('Bob Hearts Abishola,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'Better Call Saul') will star in a benefit reading of Robert Galinsky's hit play The Bench: A Homeless Love Story, directed by Drama Desk winner Jay O. Sanders, streaming on Facebook on Saturday, October 10, 10 PM est.

Frank London & Adeena Karasick to Release SALOME: WOMAN OF VALOR Photo Frank London & Adeena Karasick to Release SALOME: WOMAN OF VALOR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020

Over the last three decades, the celebrated East Village-based Canadian poet/performer Adeena Karasick and Grammy Award-winning composer/trumpeter Frank London have each transformed the worlds of poetry and music with work that is sensual and political, steeped in Jewish mysticism, exploding notions of high and low culture.

Photo Coverage: The 2020 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre is Given Photo Photo Coverage: The 2020 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre is Given
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 4, 2020

The 30th Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre reception was held on Monday, February 3.

Robert Galinsky to Host Screening of Celebrated Solo Show THE BENCH to Benefit City K Photo Robert Galinsky to Host Screening of Celebrated Solo Show THE BENCH to Benefit City Kids
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

Robert Galinsky's celebrated solo show The Bench, has received praise in both NYC and LA with extended sold out runs over the past three years. Last year STAGE Network filmed The Bench, directed by Tyler Milliron. On Saturday, December 21 Galinsky will host a benefit screening of his film to benefit City Kids. The event will be held at The East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th Street), doors will open at 6:30 and the screening will begin at 7 PM. There is a suggested donation of $20, RSVP is required by clicking here.

Inaugural YIDDISHFEST Announces Full Lineup of Events Photo Inaugural YIDDISHFEST Announces Full Lineup of Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Yiddishkayt Initiative (YI) (Avi Hoffman, Producing Artistic Director) and Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director) have announced the full lineup of events for the inaugural YI Love New York YiddishFest. This selection of performances, screenings, and discussions centered around Jewish culture and Yiddish entertainment will play several New York City venues from December 21-29. Reservations are required for all events and can be made at www.yiddishfest.org.

Lin Shaye, Josh Peck, Ben Adams, and More Will Lead Benefit Reading of THE BENCH In L Photo Lin Shaye, Josh Peck, Ben Adams, and More Will Lead Benefit Reading of THE BENCH In LA's Matrix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

VIP Ignite and Joe Stern will host a star-studded benefit performance of Robert Galinsky's powerful Off-Broadway solo show The Bench as a benefit for A Million Drops Learning Center of Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 20th, at 8 pm at Los Angeles's Matrix Theatre located at 7657 Melrose Ave, 90046.

Shakespeare In Action Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Shakespeare In Action Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

As Shakespeare in Action prepares to open their inaugural outdoor production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Weston community, news of recent carding by the Canadian Border Service Agency in the area has spurred the company to spotlight this issue. 

Shakespeare In Action Introduces Inaugural Year Of Free Summer Theatre In Weston Photo Shakespeare In Action Introduces Inaugural Year Of Free Summer Theatre In Weston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

Shakespeare in Action continues its inaugural season as Weston's resident theatre company with Shakespeare in the Shell! This season the hilariously beautiful A Midsummer Night's Dream will take place under the open sky and play July 16-28 in Little Avenue Memorial Park in Weston. All performances are FREE, thereby fulfilling S.I.A.'s longtime wish of bringing truly accessible theatre to the previously underserved community of northwest Toronto.

Laura San Giacomo, Gary Cole, and More to Star in Benefit Reading of THE BENCH Photo Laura San Giacomo, Gary Cole, and More to Star in Benefit Reading of THE BENCH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

Councilmember Paul Koretz and Joe Stern will host a star-studded benefit performance of Robert Galinsky's powerful Off Broadway solo show  The Bench as a benefit for the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 16 at 8 pm at Los Angeles's Matrix Theatre located at 7657 Melrose Ave, 90046. 

The STAGE Network Will Film THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY This Week At The Triad Photo The STAGE Network Will Film THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY This Week At The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The Off-Broadway and West Coast hit, The Bench written by and starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, has partnered with The STAGE Network for a live filming of the play taking place at The Triad on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 beginning at 12pm, tickets are FREE an available at EventBrite.com.

Factory Presents THE MEN IN WHITE This Fall Photo Factory Presents THE MEN IN WHITE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Factory presents its 49th Season "Canada at Your Doorstep," six provocative works in the Mainspace that challenge and interrogate popular narratives of Canadian identity. The 2018-2019 season begins with the return of Dora Award-winning playwright Anosh Irani(Bombay Black) to Factory, and the Toronto premiere of his latest play, THE MEN IN WHITE, directed by Philip Akin.

VIDEO: Off-Broadway Play THE BENCH to Head to Los Angeles! Photo VIDEO: Off-Broadway Play THE BENCH to Head to Los Angeles!
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2018

The Off-Broadway hit play, The Bench starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, is taking the show on the road to play LA's Hudson Guild Theater (6539 Santa Monica Blvd, LA, CA 90038) for a limited six-week run beginning October 4 - November 9, 2018). Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting www.plays411.com/thebench.

Peak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera Photo Peak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Peak Performances kicks off its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of Hatuey: Memory of Fire, a rousing Afro-Cuban-Yiddish opera performed in English, Yiddish and Spanish, with music by Frank London, libretto by Elise Thoron, direction by Mary Birnbaum, and choreography by Maija Garcia.

THE BENCH Extends for Twelve Weeks at East Village Playhouse Photo THE BENCH Extends for Twelve Weeks at East Village Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The Off-Broadway hit The Bench starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, will extend its sold out run at The East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th Street). It will start back up after the holidays beginning January 26 and will run an additional 12 weeks through April 13, 2018, playing Fridayevening at 9pm. Tickets are $29 - $39 and can be purchased by visiting TheBenchPlay.com or by calling866-811-4111. This production is being presented by Golden Globe Nominated Chris Noth, Drama Desk, Obie, Olivier Award winner Barry Shabaka Henley and produced by Tony Award winning producerTerry Schnuck.

THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY Extends At East Village Playhouse Photo THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY Extends At East Village Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Off-Broadway hit The Bench starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, will extend its sold out run at The East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th Street). It will start back up after the holidays beginning January 26 and will run an additional 12 weeks through April 13, 2018, playing Friday evening at 9pm. Tickets are $29 - $39 and can be purchased by visiting TheBenchPlay.com or by calling 866-811-4111. This production is being presented by Golden Globe Nominated Chris Noth, Drama Desk, Obie, Olivier Award winner Barry Shabaka Henley and produced by Tony Award winning producer Terry Schnuck.

Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Galinsky in 'THE BENCH' Off-Broadway Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Galinsky in 'THE BENCH' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The Bench stars Robert Galinsky and marks the New York directorial debut of Jay O. Sanders. It began its limited run at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on October 15 and will initially run Sunday evening at 7pm through December 17, 2017. The show will celebrate its press opening on Sunday, October 29, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at Galinsky onstage below!

Chris Noth, Barry Shabaka Henley, and Cherry Lane Theatre Present THE BENCH this Fall Photo Chris Noth, Barry Shabaka Henley, and Cherry Lane Theatre Present THE BENCH this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Bench stars Robert Galinsky and marks the New York directorial debut of Jay O. Sanders, it will begin its limited run at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on October 15 and will initially run Sunday evening at 7pm through December 17, 2017.

Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson and More Sing the Songs of Sam Willmott Tonight at Fei Photo Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson and More Sing the Songs of Sam Willmott Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson, Angel Desai and more in NEW WRITERS AT 54! THE SONGS OF Sam Willmott tonight, August 10th at 9:30 PM.

ROAR Comedy Presents Maddy Anholt's HERSELVES Photo ROAR Comedy Presents Maddy Anholt's HERSELVES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Character comedian Maddy Anholt returns following five-star sell-outs at the Edinburgh Fringe and the Soho Theatre with Herselves; a brand spanking new and hilarious hour that delves into her surreal and sparkly world of character comedy.

Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson and More to Sing the Songs of Sam Willmott at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson, Angel Desai and more in NEW WRITERS AT 54! THE SONGS OF SAM WILLMOTT on August 10th at 9:30 PM.

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