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Bio:
Eric Bentley was an influential theater critic who died at 103. He was also a member of the New York Theater Hall of Fame, recognizing his many years of cabaret performances. Beginning in 1953, he taught at Columbia University and was a theatre critic for The New Republic. He became known for his ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eric Bentley was an influential theater critic who died at 103. He was also a member of the New York Theater Hall of Fame, recognizing his many years of cabaret performances. Beginning in 1953, he taught at Columbia University and was a theatre critic for The New Republic. He became known for his ... (read complete bio)
Karyn Levitts to Sing Hanns Eisler at The Metropolitan Room This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Celebrated vocalist Karyn Levitt will perform WILL THERE STILL BE SINGING? A HANNS EISLER CABARET on Today, November 5 at 1 PM at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York.

Karyn Levitts to Sing Hanns Eisler at The Metropolitan Room This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Celebrated vocalist Karyn Levitt will perform WILL THERE STILL BE SINGING? A HANNS EISLER CABARET on Saturday, November 5 at 1 PM at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York.

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble Presents 4 Staged Readings of Eric Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Artistic Directors Elise Stone and Craig Smith announce that Phoenix Theatre Ensemble will be presenting 4 staged readings of Eric Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN, which is taken from the  actual testimony of witnesses before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) during the late 1940's and early 1950's. 

Lauren Gunderson's I AND YOU Comes to Stages Repertory Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Seth Gordon, Associate Artistic Director of Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and director of past Stages productions The Whipping Man, The Spiritualist and The Unexpected Man, returns to Stages Repertory Theatre to direct the Regional Premiere of Lauren Gunderson's I AND YOU, running tonight, May 4, through May 22, 2016.

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble Presents 4 Staged Readings of Eric Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Artistic Directors Elise Stone and Craig Smith announce that Phoenix Theatre Ensemble will be presenting 4 staged readings of Eric Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN, which is taken from the  actual testimony of witnesses before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) during the late 1940's and early 1950's. 

Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Present THE HEART IS NOT MADE OF STONE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

New York City, NY โ€” Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this multi-media production examines the troubled relationship between artistic creation and totalitarianism through the perspective of the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966). This tale of passion, love, political repression, and redemption is interwoven with music by Russian composers' Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich.

Ensemble for the Romantic Century Returns to BAM with 'ANNA AKHMATOVA' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone.

Lauren Gunderson's I AND YOU Comes to Stages Repertory Theatre This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Seth Gordon, Associate Artistic Director of Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and director of past Stages productions The Whipping Man, The Spiritualist and The Unexpected Man, returns to Stages Repertory Theatre to direct the Regional Premiere of Lauren Gunderson's I AND YOU, running May 4 - 22, 2016.

A HANNS EISLER CABARET Comes to Neue Galerie This March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Royal Road Productions has announced the new cabaret show 'A Hanns Eisler Cabaret' of 'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Song Book,' a stunning collection of rarely performed songs by Austro-German composer Hanns Eisler today, March 31, 2016 at 9 pm at the Cabaret at Cafe Sabarsky in the Neue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Avenue, New York.

Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Present THE HEART IS NOT MADE OF STONE, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

New York City, NY โ€” Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this multi-media production examines the troubled relationship between artistic creation and totalitarianism through the perspective of the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966). This tale of passion, love, political repression, and redemption is interwoven with music by Russian composers' Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich.

Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Return to BAM with 'ANNA AKHMATOVA'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone.

A HANNS EISLER CABARET Comes to Neue Galerie This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Royal Road Productions has announced the new cabaret show 'A Hanns Eisler Cabaret' of 'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Song Book,' a stunning collection of rarely performed songs by Austro-German composer Hanns Eisler on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 9 pm at the Cabaret at Cafe Sabarsky in the Neue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Avenue, New York.

BWW Previews: DETAILS FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL OUT OF THE LOOP FRINGE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED!
by Kyle Christopher West - Jan 6, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2016 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, February 25 - March 6, 2016, at the Addison Theatre Centre. Six world premieres highlight this year's diverse Festival as well as 2 one-woman cabarets, 4 dance works, 1 circus act, 3 solo shows, 1 musical reading, 2 play readings, 9 theatre productions, 1 interdisciplinary piece, 1 spoken word performance, a 24-hour play festival, and many returning favorites. The Festival is made possible, in part, through the generous support of The Town of Addison and the Texas Commission on the Arts as well as media sponsors, TheaterJones.com and the Dallas Observer. The Festival is produced by Terry Martin and Kelsey Leigh Ervi.

Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2016 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2016 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, February 25 - March 6, 2016, at the Addison Theatre Centre.

Kushner, Pendleton & More to Celebrate Eric Bentley at Centennial Concert at The Town Hall, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

This year,legendary playwright, singer, editor and translator and Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Eric Bentley turned 99 years old. In celebration of this milestone and a century of his contributions to the international theatre world, a special one night-only birthday celebration has been announced: 'Happy Birthday, Eric Bentley! A Centennial Tribute Concert' will take place on December 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM.

Broadway Publicist Josh Ellis, Eric Bentley's 100th Birthday & More Set for THEATER TALK This Week
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

An all-new episode of THEATER TALK features former Broadway publicist Josh Ellis on his one-man show, Call My Publicist! The Starry Education of A Broadway Press Agent, and an at-home interview with critic-performer-playwright- translator and writer Eric Bentley on the occasion of his 100th birthday.

Broadway Publicist Josh Ellis, Eric Bentley's 100th Birthday & More Set for THEATER TALK This Week
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

An all-new episode of THEATER TALK features former Broadway publicist Josh Ellis on his one-man show, Call My Publicist! The Starry Education of A Broadway Press Agent, and an at-home interview with critic-performer-playwright- translator and writer Eric Bentley on the occasion of his 100th birthday.

Karyn Levitt Releases ERIC BENTLEY'S BREECHT-EISLER SONGBOOK Recording Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Songbook,' the debut CD from soprano actress Karyn Levitt, will be available from Roven Records today, October 30.

A Noise Within Sets Fall Readings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre, presents two free, staged readings this fall: Are You Now or Have You Ever Been by Eric Bentley, directed by Apollo Dukakis, on Wednesday, November 11 at 7 pm; and, on Monday, November 16 at 7PM, in partnership with East West Players, The Recognition of Shakuntala by Kalidasa, translated by W. J. Johnson, directed by Jonathan Munoz-Proulx. Both readings are performed as part of Words Within, A Noise Within's ongoing series of free play readings by resident artists. Both readings take place at A Noise Within, 3352 East Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/24/2015
by - Oct 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/24/2015.

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