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The Public Theater's ROMEO Y JULIETA Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Juan Castano and More A Photo The Public Theater's ROMEO Y JULIETA Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Juan Castano and More Announces Premiere Date
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

The Public Theater and WNYC Studios will debut the bilingual audio adaptation of Romeo y Julieta on Thursday, March 18. Featuring Lupita Nyong’o and Juan Castano as the star-crossed lovers, this world premiere production has been adapted by Saheem Ali and Ricardo Pérez González, based on the Spanish translation by Alfredo Michel Modenessi.

The Public Theater Announces ROMEO Y JULIETA With Lupita Nyong'o and More Photo The Public Theater Announces ROMEO Y JULIETA With Lupita Nyong'o and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

The Public Theater announced an array of free programming has been added to The Public's digital season. Though its physical stages remain dark, the additional virtual programming will include a bilingual audio adaptation of Romeo y Julieta co-presented with WNYC Studios featuring Lupita Nyong'o and Juan Castano as the star-crossed lovers.

Migdalia Cruz's New Play WHAT IF UNDER THE BED...? To Play at Tada! Photo Migdalia Cruz's New Play WHAT IF UNDER THE BED...? To Play at Tada!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company features new plays including Migdalia Cruz's 'What if Under The Bed...?', Michael Panes' 'Reunion May 13th 3281' plays in March 13th and 14th.

BWW Review: THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE at Trinity Rep Photo BWW Review: THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE at Trinity Rep
by Barb Burke - Sep 22, 2019

Whether you love Buddy, hate Buddy, love to hate Buddy, or hate that you love Buddy; there's plenty to love about The Prince of Providence.

Photo Flash: Trinity Repertory Company Presents THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE Photo Photo Flash: Trinity Repertory Company Presents THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 13, 2019

Trinity Repertory Company presents The Prince of Providence.  Directed by Taibi Magar. Performances run September 12 - October 27.

Trinity Rep Announces Casting For THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE Photo Trinity Rep Announces Casting For THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE
by Julie Musbach - Aug 1, 2019

Trinity Rep announces that Chicago-based actor Scott Aiello, best known for his role of Tommy Barkow on the Showtime television series Billions will play Vincent a?oeBuddya?? Cianci in the highly-anticipated upcoming play, The Prince of Providence.  The production will run September 12 a?' October 20 and is expected to sell out. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 am online and in-person at the theater.

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company Presents New Plays Including John Patrick Shanley's THE  Photo Nylon Fusion Theatre Company Presents New Plays Including John Patrick Shanley's THE ESTIMATE
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2019

Nylon Fusion Theatre Presents What's The Big Idea? Myth / Reality Featuring new plays by John Patrick Shanley's 'The Estimate' and Natalie Menna's 'Steps.'

OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Student Rush Policy Photo OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Student Rush Policy
by Julie Musbach - Jun 8, 2018

Student rush tickets will be offered for the final week of performances of the Signature Theatre production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad.

BWW Review: Phylicia Rashad Directs Crackling Revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis' OUR LA Photo BWW Review: Phylicia Rashad Directs Crackling Revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis' OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET
by Michael Dale - May 24, 2018

There's an empty casket on display and a pants-less mourner screaming. 'What kinda fuckin' world is this?!' when the lights suddenly go up on Stephen Adly Guirgis' wild New York escapade, Our Lady of 121st Street.

Signature's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Extends Through June 17 Photo Signature's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Extends Through June 17
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

The Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad, has been extended by a week, the company announced today. The production, which opened on May 20, will now run through June 17, 2018.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Photo Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 21, 2018

Signature Theatre's Our Lady of 121st Street opened last night! BroadwayWorld was in attendance, check out the photos below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET
by Julie Musbach - May 4, 2018

Our Lady of 121st Street runs through June 10, 2018 with a Sunday, May 20 opening night on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Get a first look at the production below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Directed by Phylicia Rashaad Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Directed by Phylicia Rashaad
by Julie Musbach - Apr 9, 2018

Rehearsals are now under way for Signature Theatre's Our Lady of 121st Street, check out the photos below!

Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Casting Photo Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Casting
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2018

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad. This is the second production of Guirgis' Signature residency, which began last fall with the critically-acclaimed, extended production of Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, directed by Mark Brokaw. Our Lady of 121st Street marks Rashad's New York City directorial debut.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Winners of the 2017 Biennial Commission Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Winners of the 2017 Biennial Commission
by Julie Musbach - Jan 9, 2018

Five time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Sarah McLellan, Managing Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director) has announced the winners of the seventh Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission. Playwrights Angela Hanks and Gabrielle Reisman will split the $15,000 award, each also receiving two years of development support. Three finalists were also named: Gracie Gardner, Daniel Glenn and Paul Cameron Hardy, each of whom will receive a $1,000 award and an opportunity to workshop their plays.

Signature's JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Announces Student Rush Policy Photo Signature's JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Announces Student Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Student rush tickets will be offered for the extension performances of the critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Obie Award-winner Mark Brokaw, the company announced today.

JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Extends Again at Signature Theatre Photo JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Extends Again at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Obie Award-winner Mark Brokaw, has been extended for a third week, the company announced today. The production will now run through December 3, 2017.

Signature's JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Extends Two Weeks Off-Broadway Photo Signature's JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Extends Two Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

The critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Obie Award-winner Mark Brokaw, has been extended by two weeks, the company announced today.

Review Roundup: Stephen Adly Guirgis' JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN Photo Review Roundup: Stephen Adly Guirgis' JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN
by Review Roundups - Oct 24, 2017

Signature Theatre presents Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Obie Award-winner Mark Brokaw.

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAI Photo Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 24, 2017

Signature Theatre presents Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Obie Award-winner Mark Brokaw. This is the first NYC production of this play since its debut in 2000, when The New York Times' Ben Brantley called the play 'written in fire,' and wrote that 'plays of this ilk automatically raise the body -- and mind -- temperature of New York theatre.'

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