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Cuchame Theatre Co. Announces The Premiere Of IT'S A WOMAN THING (THE STORY OF A FRIE Photo Cuchame Theatre Co. Announces The Premiere Of IT'S A WOMAN THING (THE STORY OF A FRIENDSHIP)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019

Featuring an all Argentinean cast: Valeria Llaneza, Carmen Borla, Natalia Ivana Escobar and Jesica Terry. The play tells the life story of four completely different friends who had been complementing each other for twenty-five years: Katherine, Caroline, Nathalie and Vivian. During one of their regular gatherings, the unexpected happens and their friendship is tested.

THE CLINIC To Be Presented Across The United States In Readings To Raise Funds For Re Photo THE CLINIC To Be Presented Across The United States In Readings To Raise Funds For Reproductive Rights
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

THE CLINIC, a Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Semi-Finalist written by Will Brumley, will be staged in cities across the United States as part of a fundraising effort for awareness, attention, and access. In reaction to the recent abortion bans in Georgia and Alabama, Brumley put out a call on Facebook, offering the script free of royalty to anyone who wanted to put up a benefit reading, house party, or gathering. 'All you need are some tablets, a group of friends willing to donate to the Yellowhammer Fund, ACLU, the Center for Reproductive Rights or independent clinics in need.' The post can be seen here: https://bit.ly/2JJqRPm

Photo Flash: The Reston Community Players Presents Durang's Comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

The Reston Community Players are proud to present Christopher Durang's comic masterpiece, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, January 20 - February 4, 2017.

Photo Flash: First Look at Florida Studio Theatre's JERICHO;Opening Tonight, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2012

Florida Studio Theatre opens Jericho by Jack Canfora, a National New Play Network (NNPN) Rolling World Premiere, tonight, Friday, April 6, 2012, in the Keating Theatre (1241 N. Palm Avenue). Part of the Sarasota Festival of New Plays, Jericho makes its final stop of it's "rolling" world premiere, after opening at Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis and New Jersey Repertory Company early this season. Tickets for the world premiere play are on sale through June 9 and can be purchased online at www.FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting the Box Office.

Penguin Rep Presents MRS. MANNERLY, 10/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2010

Penguin Rep Theatre closes its 33rd season with the New York premiere of MRS. MANNERLY, a comedy by Jeffrey Hatcher, October 1 through October 24 in Stony Point, New York. Directed by Penguin Rep artistic director Joe Brancato, MRS. MANNERLY stars Diane Ciesla and Mark Shanahan.

Penguin Rep Presents MRS. MANNERLY, 10/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2010

Penguin Rep Theatre closes its 33rd season with the New York premiere of MRS. MANNERLY, a comedy by Jeffrey Hatcher, October 1 through October 24 in Stony Point, New York. Directed by Penguin Rep artistic director Joe Brancato, MRS. MANNERLY stars Diane Ciesla and Mark Shanahan.

Penguin Rep Presents MRS. MANNERLY, 10/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2010

Penguin Rep Theatre closes its 33rd season with the New York premiere of MRS. MANNERLY, a comedy by Jeffrey Hatcher, October 1 through October 24 in Stony Point, New York. Directed by Penguin Rep artistic director Joe Brancato, MRS. MANNERLY stars Diane Ciesla and Mark Shanahan.

GATES OF GOLD Has Its American Premiere At 59E59 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2009

GATES OF GOLD, a new comedic drama by Frank McGuinness will hold its American Premiere at 59E59 Theaters. Previews begin Thursday, February 19, 2009. The official opening will be on Sunday, March 1, 2009. Produced by Artists Theatre Group, Inc., Warren Baker and Sally Jacobs, the production is directed by Kent Paul.

McGuinness' GATES OF GOLD Previews In 59E59 Theaters 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2009

GATES OF GOLD, a new comedic drama by Frank McGuinness makes its American Premiere at 59E59 Theaters. Previews begin Thursday, February 19, 2009. The official opening will be on Sunday, March 1, 2009. Produced by Artists Theatre Group, Inc., Warren Baker and Sally Jacobs, the production is directed by Kent Paul. Critics are encouraged to attend one of the following press performances: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 8:15 PM Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 8:15 PM Friday, February 27,2009 at 8:15 PM Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 2:15 PM Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 8:15 PM Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 5:00 PM (Press Opening)

McGuinness' GATES OF GOLD Previews In 59E59 Theaters 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2009

GATES OF GOLD, a new comedic drama by Frank McGuinness makes its American Premiere at 59E59 Theaters. Previews begin Thursday, February 19, 2009. The official opening will be on Sunday, March 1, 2009. Produced by Artists Theatre Group, Inc., Warren Baker and Sally Jacobs, the production is directed by Kent Paul. Critics are encouraged to attend one of the following press performances: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 8:15 PM Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 8:15 PM Friday, February 27,2009 at 8:15 PM Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 2:15 PM Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 8:15 PM Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 5:00 PM (Press Opening)

59E59 Theaters Hosts US Premiere of Frank McGuinness' GATES OF GOLD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2009

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is proud to welcome The Artists Theatre Group, Inc., in association with Warren Baker and Sally Jacobs, with the American premiere of GATES OF GOLD, a new comedic drama by Frank McGuinness and directed by Kent Paul. Previews begin Thursday February 19 for a limited engagement though Sunday March 29. Opening night is Sunday, March 1 at 5:00PM.

GATES OF GOLD Has Its American Premiere At 59E59 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2009

GATES OF GOLD, a new comedic drama by Frank McGuinness will hold its American Premiere at 59E59 Theaters. Previews begin Thursday, February 19, 2009. The official opening will be on Sunday, March 1, 2009. Produced by Artists Theatre Group, Inc., Warren Baker and Sally Jacobs, the production is directed by Kent Paul. Written by acclaimed Irish author Frank McGuinness, who earned a Tony Award nomination for Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, and received a Tony Award for best revival in 1997 for A Doll's House, GATES OF GOLD is an acerbic duel between Hilton Edwards and Miche?l MacLiamm?ir, fashionable and eloquent theatrical trailblazers who founded Dublin's Gate Theatre. GATES OF GOLD is funny, witty, deeply moving and a vibrant celebration of art, love, and, finally, life itself. This production marks the American premiere of GATES OF GOLD, which starred Alan Howard in Dublin and William Gaunt in the West End. Frank McGuinness was born in Buncrana, Co. Donegal, lives in Dublin and lectures in English at University College, Dublin. His plays include: The Factory Girls (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1982 and Arcola Theatre, London, January 2006), Baglady (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1985), Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1985; Hampstead Theatre, London, 1986), Innocence (Gate Theatre, Dublin, 1986), Carthaginians (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1988; Hampstead Theatre, London, 1989), Mary and Lizzie (RSC, 1989), The Bread Man (Gate Theatre, Dublin, 1991), Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (Hampstead, West End and Broadway (Tony nominated Best Play, 1992); The Bird Sanctuary (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1992), Mutabilitie (RNT, 1997), Dolly West's Kitchen (Abbey, 1999; Old Vic, 2000) and Gates of Gold (The Gate Theatre, Dublin, 2002, Finborough Theatre, London, 2004). His translations include Ibsen's Rosmersholm (RNT, 1987), Lorca's Yerma (Abbey, 1987), Peer Gynt (Gate, 1988; RSC and international tour, 1994; RNT, 2000), Chekhov's Three Sisters (Gate and Royal Court, 1990), Brecht's The Threepenny Opera (Gate, 1991), Hedda Gabler (Roundabout Theatre, Broadway, 1994), Uncle Vanya (Field Day Production, 1995), A Doll's House (Playhouse Theatre, Broadway, 1997, which earned a Tony Award for Best revival), The Caucasian Chalk Circle (RNT, 1997), Sophocles' Electra (Chichester, Donmar Warehouse, Broadway, 1998), Ovstrovsky's The Storm (Almeida Theatre, London, 1998), Miss Julie (West End, 2000), Euripides' Hecuba (Donmar Warehouse, 2004), his adaptation of Du Maurier's Rebecca (David Pugh Productions, national tour, 2005) and his version of Phaedra (Donmar Warehouse, 2006). Frank's latest play There Came a Gypsy Riding was produced by the Almeida Theatre in 2007. His recent adaptation of Oedipus just ended its highly successful run at the National in London.

'Garbo's Last Walk' Reading at National Arts Club Jan.25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2008

Taina Elg and an all-star cast read Garbo's Last Walk, the new play by Kristof Bathory, at the National Arts Club, January 25, Friday, 8 pm. Directed by Susan Einhorn, Kathleen Chalfant and Lisa Harrow, the experience is two dueling Garbo's, unveiling the mystery of Hollywood's greatest, most mysterious, screen star.

Judith Blazer's Artist's Crossing Program Returns in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2007

After three successful seasons Judith Blazer's (LoveMusik, Titanic, Bernarda Alba) The Artist's Crossing returns for its annual musical theatre intensive in NYC.

Eight More Places Available for 2nd Annual Artist's Crossing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2005

Eight more places are now up for grabs for young musical theatre performers who want to participate in the 2005 Artist's Crossing theatre company and school for the performing arts

Judy Blazer, Brent Barrett, Adam Guettel, Mary Test and More Sing for Artist's Crossing June 13
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2005

A host of Broadway stars will perform in an evening to support the innovative new theatre company and school, THE ARTIST'S CROSSING.