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Mission to (dit)Mars to Present ALL SYSTEMS GO MISSION 4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Mission to (dit)Mars, a theatre arts collective serving Queens artists, is thrilled to announce All Systems Go: Mission 4 as the final event for the LAUNCH PAD Reading Series this year.   This free play reading will be held at the Astoria Performing Arts Center at 30-34 Crescent Street in Astoria, Queens on Monday, June 20th at 7pm.

2016 Vilcek Prize in Theatre Goes to Blanka Zizka
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Vilcek Foundation just announced the winners of its annual Vilcek Prizes, recognizing immigrant contributions to the American arts and sciences. The 2016 Vilcek Prize in Theatre, presented to an immigrant artist with a record of major achievement in his/her field, is awarded to Blanka Zizka, the recipient of a $100,000 prize.

Mission to (dit)Mars Hosts FULL SPEED AHEAD Fundraiser Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Mission to (dit)Mars, a theatre arts collective serving Queens artists will be holding FULL SPEED AHEAD, their first fundraiser, at Sek'end Sun tonight, October 21st in Astoria, Queens.

Mission to (dit)Mars to Host FULL SPEED AHEAD Fundraiser, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Mission to (dit)Mars, a theatre arts collective serving Queens artists will be holding FULL SPEED AHEAD, their first fundraiser, at Sek'end Sun on October 21st in Astoria, Queens.

BWW Review: Impactful SOUND from Azeotrope Has Potential but Lacks Resolution
by Jay Irwin - Sep 20, 2015

As hearing people we may think that the advancement and availability of cochlear implants would be welcomed with open arms by the deaf community. But what Don Nguyen's play "Sound", getting its world premiere production from Azeotrope at ACT, points out to us, the cultural effects of suddenly being able to hear can be far greater than the medical ones. But while the plight of those in the story was impactful I didn't feel the play itself offered much in the way of a resolution and thereby much of a message.

BLOOMSDAY, MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY and More Set for ACT's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

A Contemporary Theatre announces a wide range of dynamic shows to close out its 50th year.

BLOOMSDAY, MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY and More Set for ACT's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

A Contemporary Theatre announces a wide range of dynamic shows to close out its 50th year.

Riant Theatre's LOVERS, STRANGERS AND WHAT SOME PEOPLE CALL FAMILY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The Riant Theatre presents the premiere of  Lovers, Strangers & What Some People Call Family, a group of nine plays in three acts that explore intimate and mysterious relationships,  during the 28th Strawberry One-Act Festival on August 13, August 18 and August 23 at 8:30pm  at the Tato Laviera Theatre, 240 East 123rd Street.

'LOVERS, STRANGERS & WHAT SOME PEOPLE CALL FAMILY' One-Act Lineup Comes to Riant Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Riant Theatre gives audiences a look at plays presented at the August  2015 Strawberry One-Act Festival with an evening of nine excerpts of love themed plays from the anthology The Best Plays From The Strawberry One-Act Festival (iUniverse) tonight, July 15th at 6:30pm at 440 Studios, 440 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor, Black Box Theatre.

'LOVERS, STRANGERS & WHAT SOME PEOPLE CALL FAMILY' One-Act Lineup Comes to Riant Theatre, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

The Riant Theatre gives audiences a look at plays presented at the August  2015 Strawberry One-Act Festival with an evening of nine excerpts of love themed plays from the anthology The Best Plays From The Strawberry One-Act Festival (iUniverse) on Wednesday, July 15th at 6:30pm at 440 Studios, 440 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor, Black Box Theatre.

Mission to (dit)Mars to Present ALL SYSTEMS GO: MISSION 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Mission to (dit)Mars, a theatre arts collective serving Queens artists, is thrilled to announce All Systems Go: Mission 3 as the final event for the LAUNCH PAD Reading Series this year.

Firebone Theatre to Present Don Nguyen's RED FLAMBOYANT, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

FIREBONE THEATRE has announced the world premiere production of Don Nguyen'sRED FLAMBOYANT, directed by Laura Savia. RED FLAMBOYANT will play a limited engagement at Anderson Hall at Calvary St. George's (61 Gramercy Park North, New York, NY 10010). Performances begin Today, April24 and continue through Saturday, May16. Opening Night is Saturday, April25 (8 p.m.).

Firebone Theatre Sets All-Asian Cast for RED FLAMBOYANT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

FIREBONE THEATRE is pleased to announce the casting for the world premiere production of Don Nguyen's RED FLAMBOYANT, directed by Laura Savia. RED FLAMBOYANT, winner of the Aurora GAP prize, finalist for the Woodward International Playwriting Prize, finalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, participant in the Ojai Playwrights Festival, finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and Nominated for the L. Arnold Weissberger Award, will play a limited engagement at Anderson Hall at Calvary St. George's (61 Gramercy Park North, New York, NY 10010). Performances begin Friday, April24 and continue through Saturday, May16. Opening Night is Saturday, April25 (8 p.m.).

Firebone Theatre to Present Don Nguyen's RED FLAMBOYANT, Begin. 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

FIREBONE THEATRE has announced the world premiere production of Don Nguyen'sRED FLAMBOYANT, directed by Laura Savia. RED FLAMBOYANT will play a limited engagement at Anderson Hall at Calvary St. George's (61 Gramercy Park North, New York, NY 10010). Performances begin Friday, April24 and continue through Saturday, May16. Opening Night is Saturday, April25 (8 p.m.).

Aurora Extends Bay Area Premiere of THE LYONS Through March 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Critics and audiences agree -- THE LYONS roars! Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional six performances of the Bay Area Premiere of Nicky Silver's (Pterodactyls, Raised in Captivity) scathingly funny Broadway hit THE LYONS.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at The PIT's Theatrical Comedy, HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2015

After being named one of the β€œTen Best Comedy Shows of 2014” byTime Out New York, The PIT is proud to announce the return of acclaimed theatrical comedy Hold On To Your Butts, a LIVE shot-for-shot remake of the greatest epic dinosaur movie of all time, performed by just two actors and a foley artist.

Aurora Theatre Company to Present THE LYONS in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Nicky Silver's (Pterodactyls, Raised in Captivity) scathingly funny Broadway hit THE LYONS. Tony-nominated director Barbara Damashek, who helmed Aurora Theatre Company's productions of American Buffalo, Fat Pig, and Private Jokes, Public Places, returns to direct THE LYONS, featuring Ellen Ratner (After the Revolution, Awake and Sing!), Will Marchetti (Knock Knock), Nicholas Pelczar (Dublin Carol, Marius), Jessica Bates (After the Revolution), Joe Estlack (Shotgun Players, Magic Theatre), and Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe (Brava Theater, TheatreWorks, Magic Theatre). THE LYONS plays January 30 through March 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. For mature audiences.

Mission to (dit)Mars to Kick Off 2014-15 Launch Pad Reading Series Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Mission to (dit)Mars, a theatre arts collective serving Queens artists, is thrilled to announce The 2014-2015 Launch Pad Reading Series.

The PIT Presents Live Shot-For-Shot Reenactment of Jurassic Park, 9/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Following the highly successful and critically acclaimed run of Chiara Atik's Women at The Peoples Improv Theater (NY Times Critic's Pick), The PIT has announced its newest theatrical comedy: Hold On To Your Butts, a LIVE shot-for-shot remake of Jurassic Park, performed by just two actors and a foley artist September 15-23.

Mission to (dit)Mars Welcomes New 2014-15 Propulsion Lab Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Mission to (dit)Mars, a theatre arts collective serving Queens artists, is excited to announce the selection of nine new members to The Propulsion Lab, a Queens' writers group serving emerging playwrights from the borough.

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