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The New Group Off Stage Continues REUNION READING SERIES With Events Featuring Matthe Photo The New Group Off Stage Continues REUNION READING SERIES With Events Featuring Matthew Broderick, Melissa Errico & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

The New Group is continuing its Reunion Reading Series of iconic plays from the company's first 25 years with two plays by Wallace Shawn, featuring the original casts from The New Group's acclaimed productions. Each reading, broadcast live and streaming on demand, benefits The New Group and other local initiatives and organizations.

The Play Company Announces #Playfrom6FeetAway Spring 2020 Programming Photo The Play Company Announces #Playfrom6FeetAway Spring 2020 Programming
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

The Play Company has announced #Playfrom6FeetAway Spring 2020 programming, a series of experimental new works and stimulating conversations that can be experienced together, even as we hunker down and shelter in place.

Cast Announced For Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES At The Mark Taper Forum Photo Cast Announced For Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES At The Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

The cast is set for Pulitzer-winning playwright Annie Baker's sharp new comedy, a?oeThe Antipodes,a?? at the Mark Taper Forum March 25 through April 26, 2020. Directed by Machel Ross based on Lila Neugebauer's original direction of the world premiere at Signature Theatre, leads the Center Theatre Group production opens April 1. 

Playwrights Horizons Opens Live for Five Lottery For New York Premiere of Lucas Hnath Photo Playwrights Horizons Opens Live for Five Lottery For New York Premiere of Lucas Hnath's THE THIN PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) is, from now through Thursday, November 14, accepting entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the first preview of Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place, directed by Les Waters. Since his 'mesmerizing drama' (The New York Times) The Christians made its New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons in 2015, Hnath has received acclaim for two major Broadway productions (A Doll's House, Part 2 and Hillary and Clinton).

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting For Lucas Hnath's THE THIN PLACE Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting For Lucas Hnath's THE THIN PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) announces the cast and creative team for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place, directed by Les Waters. Since his a?oemesmerizing dramaa?? (The New York Times) The Christians made its New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons in 2015, Hnath has received acclaim for two major Broadway productions (A Doll's House, Part 2 and Hillary and Clinton). He now returns to Playwrights with his most arrestingly intimate work to date. In the burgeoning friendship between two womena?"one who's recently experienced a strange loss, and another who communicates with the deada?"Hnath crafts an unnerving testament to the power of the mind, and one mind's power to influence others. The Thin Place makes its New York premiere at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W 42nd St), running November 22, 2019, through January 5, 2020.

BWW Review: THE THIN PLACE at Actors Theatre Of Louisville Photo BWW Review: THE THIN PLACE at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - Mar 18, 2019

As soon as I saw Lucas Hnath's name on the docket for this current season's Humana Festival, I knew immediately which show I most wanted to see. The fact that there was a supernatural aspect to it was an added bonus. I'm happy to report that I don't feel that my anticipation was wasted.

Photo Flash: THE OPERA IS ALWAYS ON THE TABLE Comes to the New Ohio Theatre Photo Photo Flash: THE OPERA IS ALWAYS ON THE TABLE Comes to the New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

THE OPERA IS ALWAYS ON THE TABLE - Written by Hanna Novak, co-directed by Hanna Novak and Tina Satter, and musical direction by Zach Phillips. The cast includes Emily Cass McDonnell, Ben Williams and Zoe Wilson. The show's Guest Curator is Half Straddle.

Signature Theatre Announces Rush Policy for Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Signature Theatre will offer a general rush policy for the world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, the company announced today.

Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES Announces Fourth Extension Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, has been extended for a fourth time.

Signature's THE ANTIPODES Extends for Third Time!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, has been extended by for a third time.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Cast of Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, has just been extended by one week for a second time and will now run through May 28, 2017 with a Sunday, April 23 opening in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below!

Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES Extends Again at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, has been extended by one week for a second time.

Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES Finds Cast at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon
by Walter McBride - Nov 19, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon,Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). The production just opened last night, November 18, and BroadwayWorld was on hand. Check out photos below!

Review Roundup: MERCURY FUR Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Aug 21, 2015

The New Group presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Philip Ridley's MERCURY FUR. The production launched the company's 2015-16 season, opening earlier this week on August 19, 2015. The play is directed by Scott Elliott and runs at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre (480 West 42nd Street). Let's see what the critics had to say...

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of the New Group's MERCURY FUR
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 20, 2015

The New Group presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Philip Ridley's Mercury Fur, which launched the company's 2015-16 season last night, August 19, 2015 (previews began August 5). MERCURY FUR by Philip Ridley is directed by Scott Elliott and runs at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre (480 West 42nd Street).

Mario Cantone & More to Star in The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon; Full Cast Announced for MERCURY FUR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the Off-Broadway premiere of Philip Ridley's Mercury Fur, the production launching the company's upcoming season, and initial casting for the world premiere of Mark Gerrard's Steve, the second production in the company's 2015-2016 season.

Public Theater Extends GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS Through 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

The Public Theater and Theatre for a New Audience have announced an additional one-week extension for the American premiere of GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS, part of The Wallace Shawn-Andre Gregory Project, written by Wallace Shawn. Directed by Andre Gregory, GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS opened on Monday, October 28 and will now run an additional week through Sunday, December 1.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Public Theater's GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS and GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 29, 2013

The Public Theater just opened The Foundry Theatre's GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN by Bertolt Brechton, and the American premiere of GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS last night, October 29. With a translation by John Willett and directed by Lear deBessonet, GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN will run through Sunday, November 24. GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS will run through Sunday, November 24.

The Public Extends GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS Through 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

The Public Theater and Theatre for a New Audience have announced a two-week extension today for the American premiere of GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS, part of The Wallace Shawn-Andre Gregory Project, written by Wallace Shawn. Directed by Andre Gregory, GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORSbegins previews tonight and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 10. It will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, November 24, with an official press opening on Monday, October 28.

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