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BWW Exclusive: Meet The Cast And Creative Team Of ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD Photo BWW Exclusive: Meet The Cast And Creative Team Of ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

Today on Friday, October 16th at 7pm, a special virtual reading of 'One Empire, Under God' - Anthony J. Piccione's new full-length drama exploring religious extremism & right-wing populism - will be broadcast via Zoom to monthly patrons on Patreon, as well as selected invited guests. Immediately after the reading, there will be a talkback - moderated by co-producer Jay Michaels - featuring the playwright, director & cast.

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 to Release Audio Drama Podcast THE RESISTABLE RISE OF Photo Untitled Theater Company No. 61 to Release Audio Drama Podcast THE RESISTABLE RISE OF J.R. BRINKLEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 will be releasing its first ever audio drama podcast, The Resistible Rise of J. R. Brinkley. Originally presented onstage as part of the 2018 Fringe Festival, this is a political satire in a Brechtian mode

THE LAST CYCLIST To Appear In The Chain And Melech Festivals Photo THE LAST CYCLIST To Appear In The Chain And Melech Festivals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

The Last Cyclist, originally written and rehearsed in the Terezín Ghetto during the Holocaust and presented at La MaMa in 2017, is an official selection of the Chain Festival in New York and the Melech Festival in Israel.  The comic allegory by Karel Švenk, reconstructed and reimagined by Naomi Patz, pits innocent bicycle riders (Jews) against escaped lunatics (Nazis) who seek to destroy them.  The New York productions of the play as well as the film were directed by Edward Einhorn. 

Tune in to THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF JR BRINKLE Written and Directed by Edward Einhorn Photo Tune in to THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF JR BRINKLE Written and Directed by Edward Einhorn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

The Resistible Rise of JR Brinkley is a political play in a Brechtian mode, the true story of JR Brinkley, a quack doctor from the 1920's who became rich from his cure for impotence: surgically implanting goat testicles.

Jermyn Street Theatre Will Present Alan Ayckbourn's RELATIVELY SPEAKING Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Will Present Alan Ayckbourn's RELATIVELY SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Greg only met Ginny a month ago, but he knows they're meant for each other. When she announces that she's going to visit her parents, Greg decides this is the moment to ask her father for his daughter's hand. Discovering a scribbled address, he follows her to Buckinghamshire where he finds Philip and Sheila enjoying a peaceful Sunday morning breakfast in the garden, but the only thing is - they're not Ginny's parents.

Michael Pennington Leads THE TEMPEST At Jermyn Street Theatre Photo Michael Pennington Leads THE TEMPEST At Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

This March, one of the leading Shakespearean actors of his generation, Michael Pennington, is to play Prospero for the first time in Jermyn Street Theatre's staging of Shakespeare's final work The Tempest.

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 Presents World Premiere of DOCTORS JANE AND ALEXANDER Photo Untitled Theater Company No. 61 Presents World Premiere of DOCTORS JANE AND ALEXANDER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 (UTC61) presents a new play by Edward Einhorn about his grandfather, Alexander S. Wiener, who discovered the Rh Factor in Blood. Told through the lens of interviews with his mother, Jane Einhorn, a PhD psychologist and visual artist who had recently experienced a stroke at the time of the interviews. The play uses a mixture of verbatim/found text and invented dialogue to examine Wiener's legacy, both scientific and familial. How does it change your life to have a world famous father...or grandfather? How does that legacy continue through the generations?

Trevor Nunn Directs David Threlfall, Niall Buggy, Lisa Dwan and James Hayes In A Beck Photo Trevor Nunn Directs David Threlfall, Niall Buggy, Lisa Dwan and James Hayes In A Beckett Triple Bill At Jermyn Street
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Jermyn Street Theatre kicks off its 2020 season with three of Samuel Beckett's finest short plays. The Beckett Triple Bill will be directed by Trevor Nunn and feature the stellar cast of Niall Buggy, Lisa Dwan, James Hayes and David Threlfall. These works are as funny as they are poignant, as compelling as they are lyrical and, together, they demonstrate Beckett's remarkable range, inventiveness, and wit.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces A Full Year Of Programming Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces A Full Year Of Programming
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

For the first time in its twenty-five year history Jermyn Street Theatre is able to announce a full year of programming. Artistic Director Tom Littler, today reveals the full 2020 Season, with an array of work that ranges from world premieres to rare revivals, theatre legends to new talent and literary classics to new writing.

MARRIAGE OF ALICE B TOKLAS By Gertrude Stein To Get UK Premiere Photo MARRIAGE OF ALICE B TOKLAS By Gertrude Stein To Get UK Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Untitled Theater 61's production of 'The Marriage of Alice B Toklas By Gertrude Stein' will get it UK premiere next spring at London's Jermyn Street Theatre.

The American Opera Project Selects Fellows & Resident Singers For Innovative Training Photo The American Opera Project Selects Fellows & Resident Singers For Innovative Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The American Opera Project (AOP), announces its selection of eight composers and librettists to receive fellowships for its 10th cycle of the Composers & the Voice training program. Composers Alaina Ferris, Matt Frey, Michael Lanci, Mary Prescott, Jessica Rudman, Tony Solitro, and librettists Amanda Hollander and Jonathan Turner, will each receive a 2-year, tuition-free fellowship that provides experience writing for the voice and opera stage. The fellows will work collaboratively with the following six singers, named as the 10th Composers & the Voice Resident Ensemble: Lyric Coloratura Soprano Justine Aronson, Lyric Soprano Jasmine Muhammad, Mezzo-Soprano Augusta Caso, Tenor Timothy Stoddard, Baritone Mario Diaz-Moresco and Bass-Baritone Brandon Coleman. 

Theater J Announces Five Yiddish Theater Lab Readings Photo Theater J Announces Five Yiddish Theater Lab Readings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Theater J, a program of the Edlavitch DCJCC and the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announces readings of five plays during the third year of its signature Yiddish Theater Lab: Golem Stories by Edward Einhorn on October 28, 2019; The Red Beads by Rinne Groff (adapted from a play by Osip Dymov) on December 2, 2019; A Hidden Corner by Peretz Hirschbein, translated by David S. Lifson, on February 3, 2020; One of Those by Paula Prilutski, adapted and translated by Allen Lewis Rickman, on April 6, 2020; and Miriam by Alix Sobler, freely adapted from Peretz Hirschbein's Miriam, date to be determined. Tickets are Pay-What-You-Choose and are available at www.theaterj.org or 202-777-3210. All readings are at 1529 16th Street NW, Washington, DC in

Playwrights On Park Reading Series Begins On October 6 Photo Playwrights On Park Reading Series Begins On October 6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2019

Playwrights on Park will begin the new season on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Through this reading series, original plays and musicals from emerging and established playwrights are developed and produced. The first play of the 2019-20 season is ALMA BAYA by Edward Einhorn. Sasha Bratt will direct.

BWW Interview: Edward Einhorn on PERFORMANCE FOR ONE at Chashama Photo BWW Interview: Edward Einhorn on PERFORMANCE FOR ONE at Chashama
by Amy Oestreicher - Sep 4, 2019

Performance for One is a one-on-one performance event written and directed by Edward Einhorn, presented in 10 minute slots at venues across Manhattan. The performance is about memory, but even more so, it is about relationship between performer, audience member, and author. BWW sits down with Einhorn to learn about his 'Theater of Ideas.'

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 Presents PERFORMANCE FOR ONE Photo Untitled Theater Company No. 61 Presents PERFORMANCE FOR ONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

presents Performance for One. A one-on-one performance experience, traveling across Manhattan. Written and directed by Edward Einhorn. Originally developed with Yvonne Roen. Tickets FREE. Visit www.untitledtheater.com to RSVP. September 6 – November 3.

REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH Theater Festival Announces SPRING WEEKEND Photo REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH Theater Festival Announces SPRING WEEKEND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

In spring 2019, the REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH Theater Festival, honoring Vaclav Havel, will add a weekend of contemporary European stage readings to their yearly program. The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation (VHLF) partners with the Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association to create a showcase of young European playwrights. The selection process includes choosing Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian and Slovak plays that have been translated into English and reflect on current social and political issues of the region.

BWW Review: THE NEUROLOGY OF THE SOUL at A.R.T./New York's Jeffrey And Paula Gural Th Photo BWW Review: THE NEUROLOGY OF THE SOUL at A.R.T./New York's Jeffrey And Paula Gural Theatre 502 W. 53rd Street (at 10th Ave)
by Amy Oestreicher - Feb 16, 2019

The Neurology of the Soul is the latest work by playwright-director Edward Einhorn. The play is a stimulating blend of science, love and art all in one night of unforgettable theatre.

Untitled Theatre Company Presents THE NEUROLOGY OF THE SOUL Photo Untitled Theatre Company Presents THE NEUROLOGY OF THE SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 (UTC61) presents a new play by Edward Einhorn examining the nexus between neuroscience, marketing, art, and love. Set at a neuromarketing firm, it follows a neuroscientist who is trying to scientifically define love; his wife, an artist who is using her brain scans as the basis of video self-portraits; a marketer who is trying to apply the science of love to advertising; and a gallery owner who deals with art as a commodity. This multimedia production continues UTC61's ongoing interest in combining theater with the fields of economics and neuroscience.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At DEAR ERICH, A New Jazz Opera by Composer Ted Rosenthal Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At DEAR ERICH, A New Jazz Opera by Composer Ted Rosenthal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

In the video below watch as Jessica Tyler Wright sings an excerpt from the new Jazz opera Dear Erich, with composer, Ted Rosenthal at the piano. Opening night is this week, Wednesday, January 9, 2018, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, at The Museum of Jewish Heritage.

NYCO & NYTF To Produce World Premiere Of DEAR ERICH Photo NYCO & NYTF To Produce World Premiere Of DEAR ERICH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

New York City Opera has announced that it will produce the world premiere of the award-winning jazz composer/pianist Ted Rosenthal's DEAR ERICH.  This new jazz opera, to be co-produced with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, will open Wednesday, January 9 and will play four performances only through Sunday, January 13 at the Edmond J. Safra Hall at 36 Battery Place, in lower Manhattan.

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