Bay Street Theater Announces Title Wave @ Bay StreetBay Street Theater Announces Title Wave @ Bay Street
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Title Wave at Bay Street: The 6th Annual New Works Festival, May 3 - 5. All readings are free, but tickets are required, as these events typically sell out. Tickets are available now at baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, or until show time. (more...)

Frenchie Davis, Michael Longoria, Andy Mientus And More Join Max Vernon For Final Joe's Pub Show, 4/23Frenchie Davis, Michael Longoria, Andy Mientus And More Join Max Vernon For Final Joe's Pub Show, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

MAX VERNON - the songwriter described by The New Yorker as 'equal parts Bohemia and Broadway' - will conclude his first residency at Joe's Pub, Existential Life Crisis Lullaby, on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00 PM. Following five sold out shows in the last year, he returns with special guests Michael Longoria, Frenchie Davis, Jo Lampert, Lauren Pritchard, Andy Mientus, Fancy Feast, and Sophia Ramos. The spring shows are directed by Ellie Heyman. Vernon received the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, three Drama Desk Award nominations, a Jonathan Larson Grant and the Richard Rodgers Award for his musicals The View UpStairs and KPOP, both of which had critically-acclaimed extended Off-Broadway runs in 2017. KPOP is planning a major new production later this year, and The View UpStairs will have its UK premiere in London this summer. Following a sold-out debut at the Kennedy Center in 2017, Vernon has returned to the New York nightclub stage for an exclusive engagement of high spectacle, high fashion, and high belted F sharps. (more...)

Max Vernon Returns To Joe's Pub With Lauren Worsham, Margo Seibert, And Larry Owens TonightMax Vernon Returns To Joe's Pub With Lauren Worsham, Margo Seibert, And Larry Owens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

MAX VERNON - the songwriter described by The New Yorker as "equal parts Bohemia and Broadway" - will continue his first residency at Joe's Pub, Existential Life Crisis Lullaby, tonight Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

April Ranger's BATHSHEBA'S PSALMS To Premiere At The Tank In AprilApril Ranger's BATHSHEBA'S PSALMS To Premiere At The Tank In April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) will present the World Premiere of Bathsheba's Psalms, Or A Woman of Unusual Beauty Taking a Bath by April Ranger (Must Wash Hands at Brooklyn College), directed by Christina Roussos (Magic Trick with Caps Lock Theatre) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), April 4-21. (more...)

Max Vernon Returns To Joe's Pub With Lauren Worsham, Margo Seibert, And Larry OwensMax Vernon Returns To Joe's Pub With Lauren Worsham, Margo Seibert, And Larry Owens
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

MAX VERNON - the songwriter described by The New Yorker as "equal parts Bohemia and Broadway" - will continue his first residency at Joe's Pub, Existential Life Crisis Lullaby, on Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 PM. Following three sold out shows last year, he returns with special guests Lauren Worsham, Margo Seibert, Larry Owens, Maria-Christina Oliveras, and Darius Harper. The spring shows, directed by Ellie Heyman, will continue on Tuesday, April 23. Vernon received the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, three Drama Desk Award nominations, a Jonathan Larson Grant and the Richard Rodgers Award for his musicals The View UpStairs and KPOP, both of which had critically-acclaimed extended Off-Broadway runs last year. KPOP is planning a major new production later this year. Following a sold-out debut at the Kennedy Center in 2017, Vernon has returned to the New York nightclub stage for an exclusive engagement of high spectacle, high fashion, and high belted F sharps. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up For 24th Annual SUMMERWORKS FestivalClubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up For 24th Annual SUMMERWORKS Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) is proud to announce the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. Now in its 24th season, SUMMERWORKS will run May 17 through June 29 at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan, and will feature productions of three new plays: LUNCH BUNCH by Sarah Einspanier and directed by Tara Ahmadinejad; YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT by Zhu Yi and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll; and KING PHILIP'S HEAD IS STILL ON THAT PIKE JUST DOWN THE ROAD by Daniel Glenn and directed by Caitlin Ryan O'Connell. (more...)

Photo Flash: RPR's Cornelia Street Playwriting AwardPhoto Flash: RPR's Cornelia Street Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Rising Phoenix Repertory hosted a reception in honor of Ren Dara Santiago as the first recipient of The Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award. The honor will be presented annually to an emerging playwright of exceptional work ethic, character, and talent. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Brittain Ashford, and More to Join Max Vernon at Joe's PubBonnie Milligan, Brittain Ashford, and More to Join Max Vernon at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

MAX VERNON will continue his first ever residency at Joe's Pub, Existential Life Crisis Lullaby, on Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00 PM. Following three sold out shows last year, he returns with special guests Bonnie Milligan, Larry Owens, Kenita R. Miller, Brittain Ashford, and Jaime Cepero. (more...)

The Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISESThe Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Provocateur Thomas Bradshaw revisits his incendiary 2008 play SOUTHERN PROMISES in a new production helmed by The Flea's Artistic Director, Niegel Smith. SOUTHERN PROMISES begins previews Monday, March 11 with opening night slated for Sunday, March 24. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Announces A Return Engagement Of PLANO At The Connelly TheatreClubbed Thumb Announces A Return Engagement Of PLANO At The Connelly Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) is proud to announce the return of Will Arbery's PLANO, directed by Taylor Reynolds. First seen last year in the 23rd SUMMERWORKS season, PLANO returns beginning April 8 for a limited engagement through May 11. Opening night is set for April 13 at the Connelly Theatre (220 East 4th Street). Tickets are now on sale at: https://www.artful.ly/clubbedthumb/store/events. (more...)

Previews Begin Tonight For Jessica Dickey's THE CONVENTPreviews Begin Tonight For Jessica Dickey's THE CONVENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Previews begin tonight for the world premiere production of The Convent, a new play by critically acclaimed playwright Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project, Charles Ives Take Me Home), directed by Daniel Talbott. (more...)

Roundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series LineupRoundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce the eighth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Aaron Carter, Emily Feldman, Dave Harris, Jonathan Spector and Sanaz Toossi. (more...)

Amy Berryman, Annabel Capper, and More Among All-Female Cast of THE CONVENTAmy Berryman, Annabel Capper, and More Among All-Female Cast of THE CONVENT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Weathervane Productions, Rising Phoenix Repertory, in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announce casting for the world premiere production of The Convent (more...)

Rising Phoenix Rep Announces Ren Dara Santiago As First Recipient Of The Cornelia Street American Playwriting AwardRising Phoenix Rep Announces Ren Dara Santiago As First Recipient Of The Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Rising Phoenix Repertory is pleased to announce Ren Dara Santiago as its first recipient of The Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award. The honor is presented to an emerging playwright of exceptional work ethic, character, and talent. The award will be presented to Santiago in February 2019 at a reception in New York City.  (more...)

ALICE THE MAGNET Comes to TorontoALICE THE MAGNET Comes to Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Jay Turvey directs Alice the Magnet, an unsettling new comedy by Erin Courtney about a self-help guru whose vision for Utopia is threatened by an increasingly popular Trump-like demagogue. The Canadian Premiere of Alice the Magnet begins previews on November 28 at The Commons Theatre. (more...)

Max Vernon Extends All-Star Debut Residency At Joe's Pub Through April 2019Max Vernon Extends All-Star Debut Residency At Joe's Pub Through April 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

MAX VERNON - the songwriter described by The New Yorker as "equal parts Bohemia and Broadway" - will extend his first ever residency at Joe's Pub, Existential Life Crisis Lullaby, with concerts scheduled through April 2019 after three sold-out shows this year. (more...)

Mary Testa, Mykal Kilgore, Grace McLean and More Will Join Max Vernon at Joe's PubMary Testa, Mykal Kilgore, Grace McLean and More Will Join Max Vernon at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

MAX VERNON - the songwriter described by The New Yorker as "equal parts Bohemia and Broadway" - will continue his first ever residency at Joe's Pub, Existential Life Crisis Lullaby, with an all-new show on Tuesday, November 27 at 7:00 PM after two sold-out shows earlier this fall. (more...)

2019 Brooklyn College MFA Playwright Readings Come to The Tank2019 Brooklyn College MFA Playwright Readings Come to The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

The 2019 MFA Playwriting students at Brooklyn College - Tanya Everett, Eri Nox, Arika Larson and Cherry Lou Sy - will be presenting readings of their full-length plays. All shows will be at The Tank on Wednesdays and Fridays at 3 pm. (more...)

Florencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For TeaFlorencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For Tea
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Florencia Lozano joins The Muse Project for their inaugural Tea Time event on October 21st at 5:30pm at The Flea Theater in Tribeca. Tea Times are a one-of-a-kind Muse pilot program, and October 21st's Tea Time will cap off a week of exciting presentations from some of New York's most dynamic women performers (Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations). During Tea Times, a veteran stage actress (Ms. Lozano) discusses her experiences building her career. The Muse Project's Artistic Director, Jocelyn Kuritsky, will lead the discussion with Ms. Lozano. A q&a with attendees and tea (and cookies!) and networking to follow. This event is open to all, and it is also a special opportunity for women actors to network with Ms. Lozano, each other, and to seek insight and support. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, will present Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. Musings showcases the exciting, fresh, paradigm-shifting storytelling that New York's leading actresses have developed through intensive workshops. The Muse Project gives women performers the time, space, and opportunity to experiment with and explore their fantasy projects. Veteran performer Lynn Cohen will be investigating previously unexplored terrain with collaborator Lewis Black in his piece Dottie's Home. Recent Lucille Lortel nominee Vanessa Aspillaga and Obie winner Jessica Frances Dukes, alongside acclaimed directors Jose Zayas and Seret Scott, will dig into long hungered-for solo work. (more...)

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