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SPRING AWAKENING, SHINKA & More Win Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards Photo SPRING AWAKENING, SHINKA & More Win Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

On Monday, September 16, 2019, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation announced the 2019 recipients at the annual Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards. For the past 15 years, the It Awards have celebrated the vibrant and creative indie theatre community under the dedicated leadership of Executive Directors Shay Gines and Nick Micozzi who are stepping down and at the ceremony introduced new leadership for the organization: Cat Parker, Artistic Director of Articulate Theatre Company; Ariel Estrada, Producing Artistic Director of Leviathan Lab Projects; and Jazmyn Arroyo, Co-Founding Artistic Director of Step 1 Theatre Project will join Akia Squiteri, Artistic Director of Rising Sun Performance Company as Directors of the organization.

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards Celebrates 15 Years & The 2019 Award Nominees Photo The New York Innovative Theatre Awards Celebrates 15 Years & The 2019 Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

On Monday, July 29, 2019, The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, announced the 2019 nominees for the annual Off-Off-Broadway awards. The It Awards have celebrated the vibrant and creative theatre community for the past 15 years.  The official announcement took place at (Le) Poisson Rouge by six celebrated artists and producers from the community including: Jazmyn Arroyo, Jennifer Betite Yen, Iyvon Edebiri, Chris Ignacio, Ashley Rogers, and Erez Ziv.

Nominees Announced For New York Innovative Theater Awards, Celebrating Off-Off-Broadw Photo Nominees Announced For New York Innovative Theater Awards, Celebrating Off-Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

On Monday, July 29, 2019, nominees were announced for The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, celebrating Off-Off-Broadway.

Photo Flash: First Look at Retro Productions' MARY, MARY Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Retro Productions' MARY, MARY
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Retro Productions critically acclaimed revival of Jean Kerr's Mary, Mary, enters its final weekend of performances at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Shay Gines who previously directed Retro's revival of And Mrs. Reardon Drinks A Little, directs.

Photo Flash: First Look at Retro Productions Revival Of MARY, MARY Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Retro Productions Revival Of MARY, MARY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2019

Award-winning Retro Productions kicks off its 2019 season with one of the longest running Broadway comedies of the 1960's, Mary, Mary written by Jean Kerr. The witty revival runs May 3 - 18 at the Gene Frankel Theatre in SoHo. Shay Gines who previously directed Retro's revival of And Mrs. Reardon Drinks A Little, directs. Opening night is slated for Friday, May 3.

Retro Productions To Present A Revival Of The 1960's Rom-Com MARY, MARY Photo Retro Productions To Present A Revival Of The 1960's Rom-Com MARY, MARY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Award-winning Retro Productions kicks off its 2019 season with one of the longest running Broadway comedies of the 1960's, Mary, Mary written by Jean Kerr. The witty revival runs May 3 - 18 at the Gene Frankel Theatre in SoHo. Shay Gines who previously directed Retro's revival of And Mrs. Reardon Drinks A Little, directs.

Photo Flash: TOSOS Celebrates Upcoming Season with Benefit at Norwood Club Photo Photo Flash: TOSOS Celebrates Upcoming Season with Benefit at Norwood Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), New York City's Oldest LGBTQ Theatre celebrated their upcoming 2017-2018 season with a benefit at The Norwood Club in Chelsea, on September 14. Check out photos from the evening below!

Doric Wilson's STREET THEATER Launches TOSOS' 2017-18 Season Tonight Photo Doric Wilson's STREET THEATER Launches TOSOS' 2017-18 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Please join TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence) and the Eagle Bar NYC for STREET THEATER, Doric Wilson's award-winning satire about the evening of the Stonewall riots.

2016 New York Innovative Theatre Award Winner for Outstanding Revival STREET THEATER  Photo 2016 New York Innovative Theatre Award Winner for Outstanding Revival STREET THEATER Returns for a Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Doric Wilson's award-winning satire, STREET THEATER about the evening of the Stonewall riots, returns to the Eagle Bar for a limited run September 20 - October 4. The production is produced by TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), New York City's Oldest LGBTQ Theatre and is the first play of their 2017-18 Season. TOSOS Artistic Director, Mark Finley directs. The production won the New York Innovative Theater Award in 2016 for Outstanding Revival.

Doric Wilson's STREET THEATER to Launch TOSOS' 2017-18 Season Photo Doric Wilson's STREET THEATER to Launch TOSOS' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Please join TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence) and the Eagle Bar NYC for STREET THEATER, Doric Wilson's award-winning satire about the evening of the Stonewall riots.

The New York Innovation Theatre Foundation Honors the Best and Brightest of Off-Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 12 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2016 recipients at its annual awards ceremony, The IT Awards. Hosted by a crowd favorite, Jason Kravits and directed by award winning director and sound designer, DeLisa White the ceremony took place from 7pm to 10pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.

2016 Recipients Announced for New York Innovative Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 12 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2016 recipients at its annual awards ceremony, The IT Awards. Hosted by a crowd favorite, Jason Kravits and directed by award winning director and sound designer, DeLisa White the ceremony took place from 7pm to 10pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.

TOSOS, New York's Oldest LGBT Theatre, Nominated for Four New York Innovative Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence) was nominated for four New York Innovative Theatre Awards at last night's nomination party at 42WESTny. Nominations include Outstanding Revival of a Play, and Outstanding Ensemble for Doric Wilson's Street Theater for its run at The Eagle NY. Kathleen Warnock's play The Further Adventures of… was nominated for Outstanding Short Script and Outstanding Ensemble. The Further Adventures of… opens this Friday, August 12, at the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival. The New York Innovative Theatre Awards will be awarded this fall in New York City.

2016 New York Innovative Theatre Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

On Monday, August 8, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 12 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2016 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party, celebrating 12 years and thousands of nominees at 42West. Scroll down for the full list of nominations!

Doric Wilson's The West Street Gang at the Eagle NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016

Wilson's play, originally produced at The Spike, was written three years before the Ramrod leather bar massacre in November 1980, in which a man armed with a machine gun shot eight people, killing two. It is a dark, comic look at the bar's patrons and their attempts to defend it from both physical attacks as well as political attempts to close it.

TOSOS to Stage Reading of Chris Weikel's NELLY at TAI, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

The Robert Chesley/Jane Chambers Playwrights Project (TOSOS) (Kathleen Warnock - curator) presents Chris Weikel's 'Nelly' or The Ballad Of Nelly, the Molly House Bride, directed by Mark Finley at TAI, 150 West 30 Street (between 6 and 7 ave), 14th floor, on Sunday, December 6th at 5pm.

Stage Left Studio Kicks Off 7th Annual Left Out Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

What do you get when you mix 14 playwrights, 50 performers doing 30 plays in 18 days? This year's 7th Annual Left Out Festival, a tasty, spiked punch full of plays about Cowboy Bars, OraQuick, Homophobia, Tap-Dancing Lesbians, Cartoons, Plastic Bags, Bullying, Showbiz, Racism, Murder, Lesbian Camp Counselors and (gasp!) Narcissism all stirred with a Big Gay Swizzle Stick. The fun begins on April 14th and continues through May 5th at Stage Left Studio, 214 West 30th St. 6th floor. As always, The Left Out Festival proceeds will benefit Bailey House.

Stage Left Studio to Kick Off 7th Annual Left Out Festival Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

What do you get when you mix 14 playwrights, 50 performers doing 30 plays in 18 days? This year's 7th Annual Left Out Festival, a tasty, spiked punch full of plays about Cowboy Bars, OraQuick, Homophobia, Tap-Dancing Lesbians, Cartoons, Plastic Bags, Bullying, Showbiz, Racism, Murder, Lesbian Camp Counselors and (gasp!) Narcissism all stirred with a Big Gay Swizzle Stick. The fun begins on April 14th and continues through May 5th at Stage Left Studio, 214 West 30th St. 6th floor. As always, The Left Out Festival proceeds will benefit Bailey House.

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland's Latest Cast Party and the Songs of Jack Lechner!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

On Monday, June 25, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was presented songwriter Jack Lechner and a very talented cast of singers to the historic stage. Singing Lechner's songs and praises were Nancy Anderson, Chris Critelli, Desmond Dutcher, Jeannine Frumess, Andy Monroe, Jeremy Schonfeld, Lucas Steele, and Karen Ziemba, with musical direction by Boko Suzuki. Lechner is best known for his 2010 off-Broadway musical The Kid, co-written with composer Andy Monroe and librettist Michael Zam.

Lyricist Jack Lechner Brings 'HERE GOES NOTHING' to Birdland Tonight, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presents "Here Goes Nothing," an evening of songs by Drama Desk-nominated lyricist Jack Lechner, tonight, June 25 at 7pm. Guest performers will include Jill Abramovitz, Desmond Dutcher, Jeannine Frumess, Jose Llana, Lucas Steele, and Karen Ziemba. The music director will be Boko Suzuki.

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