Photo Flash: Crystal Skillman's WILD Reading and Signing at Drama Book ShopPhoto Flash: Crystal Skillman's WILD Reading and Signing at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Crystal Skillman's play Wild is now published. Last night there was a reading at the Drama Book Shop with the original NYC cast members Hunter Canning, Jeff Ronan, David Armanino, Joshua Levine, and Diana Stahl, the special event was followed by a signing. (more...)

Over 125 Playwrights Participate in WRITE OUT FRONT Live at the Drama Book Shop This MonthOver 125 Playwrights Participate in WRITE OUT FRONT Live at the Drama Book Shop This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Theaterspeak will present WRITE OUT FRONT, an installation of over 125 award-winning and up-and-coming playwrights writing new plays in the storefront window of the Drama Book Shop during store hours, today, August 1st - 31st. In each two-hour time slot for WRITE OUT FRONT, a different playwright will write a new play on a laptop, while the screen shot of their computer is projected onto a 42' monitor facing the passersby on the street, making their normally private creative process public. (more...)

Over 125 Playwrights to Participate in WRITE OUT FRONT Live at the Drama Book Shop in AugustOver 125 Playwrights to Participate in WRITE OUT FRONT Live at the Drama Book Shop in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Theaterspeak will present WRITE OUT FRONT, an installation of over 125 award-winning and up-and-coming playwrights writing new plays in the storefront window of the Drama Book Shop during store hours, August 1st - 31st. In each two-hour time slot for WRITE OUT FRONT, a different playwright will write a new play on a laptop, while the screen shot of their computer is projected onto a 42' monitor facing the passersby on the street, making their normally private creative process public. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre Presents New York Premiere of WILD, Now thru 4/6Sanguine Theatre Presents New York Premiere of WILD, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Sanguine Theatre Company presents Wild by Crystal Skillman at the IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street) in downtown Manhattan. Evan F. Caccioppoli, who helmed the world premiere of the play in Chicago, will direct the New York premiere. (more...)

Lesley Shires to Star in IRT's THE GIN BABY, Begin. 1/19Lesley Shires to Star in IRT's THE GIN BABY, Begin. 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Mermaid Sand Productions and Kid Brooklyn Productions announced the cast of Sarah Shaefer's The Gin Baby, directed by Daniel Talbott, January 19 through February 2, 2014 at the IRT Theater in downtown Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER at Rising Phoenix Rep's CINO NIGHTSPhoto Flash: Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER at Rising Phoenix Rep's CINO NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continued the series on Tuesday, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER THAN THAT Set for Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights TonightSarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER THAN THAT Set for Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continues the series tonight, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. (more...)

Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER THAN THAT Set for Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights, 11/26Sarah Shaefer's I CAN'T EXPLAIN IT BETTER THAN THAT Set for Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights, 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

Following the sold out performances and overflow crowds for its Cino Nights presentations (including new plays by Gary Sunshine, Mando Alvarado, Courtney Baron, Florencia Lozano, Kristen Palmer, Emily DeVoti, Lucy Thurber, Jessica Dickey, Adam Szymkowicz, Laura Eason, Daniel Reitz, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Dael Orlandersmith, Keith Reddin, Crystal Skillman, Charlotte Miller, Brooke Berman, Cusi Cram, Daniel Talbott, Diana Stahl, Micheline Auger, Halley Feiffer, Steve DiUbaldo, Catya McMullen, Alec Silberblatt, and Emily Zemba), Rising Phoenix Rep continues the series on Tuesday, November 26th at 8 p.m. with a new play by Sarah Shaefer titled I Can't Explain It Better Than That. (more...)

World Premiere of Sarah Shaefer's THE GIN BABY Set for IRT Theater, 1/19-2/2World Premiere of Sarah Shaefer's THE GIN BABY Set for IRT Theater, 1/19-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Mermaid Sand Productions and Kid Brooklyn Productions announced today that they will produce Sarah Shaefer's searing drama The Gin Baby, directed by Daniel Talbott, January 19 through February 2, 2014 at the IRT Theater in downtown Manhattan. (more...)

MCC Theater Announces 2012 Playlab Readings LineupMCC Theater Announces 2012 Playlab Readings Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

MCC Theater has announced the line-up for its Spring 2012 PlayLab play readings of new plays by four members of the company's Playwrights' Coalition: Brooke Berman, Crystal Skillman, Alex Lewin and Blair Singer to be held on April 16, April 23, April 30 and May 7, 2012. (more...)

Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights Presents sex and death in london 2/12Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights Presents sex and death in london 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2012

Rising Phoenix Repertory announces the 15th play in the CINO NIGHTS SERIES: sex and death in london- a new play BY crystal skillman and directed by michael padden. (more...)

Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights Presents sex and death in london 2/12Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights Presents sex and death in london 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Rising Phoenix Repertory announces the 15th play in the CINO NIGHTS SERIES: sex and death in london- a new play BY crystal skillman and directed by michael padden. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Atlantic Terminal PlaysPhoto Flash: The Atlantic Terminal Plays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2011

This winter, the students in Site-Specific Directing at Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) have staged theatre all over New York City: from St. Mark's Church, to the West Village, to a transit hub in Brooklyn. (more...)

Horse Trade Announces Casting For EIGHTYTHREE DOWN 9/1-17Horse Trade Announces Casting For EIGHTYTHREE DOWN 9/1-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Horse Trade Theater Group in association with Hard Sparks will present Eightythree Down, written by J. Stephen Brantley (Village Voice Pick of the Year for Distortion Taco; Winner of 2011 Fresh Fruit One-Act Competition for Shiny Pair of Complications) and directed by Daniel Talbott (2007 NYIT Award for Outstanding Direction of Rules of the Universe; Keep Your Baggage With You (at all times) at Theater for the New City). (more...)

Horse Trade Announces Casting For EIGHTYTHREE DOWN 9/1-17Horse Trade Announces Casting For EIGHTYTHREE DOWN 9/1-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011

Horse Trade Theater Group in association with Hard Sparks will present Eightythree Down, written by J. Stephen Brantley (Village Voice Pick of the Year for Distortion Taco; Winner of 2011 Fresh Fruit One-Act Competition for Shiny Pair of Complications) and directed by Daniel Talbott (2007 NYIT Award for Outstanding Direction of Rules of the Universe; Keep Your Baggage With You (at all times) at Theater for the New City). (more...)

Horse Trade Announces Casting For EIGHTYTHREE DOWN 9/1-17Horse Trade Announces Casting For EIGHTYTHREE DOWN 9/1-17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2011

Horse Trade Theater Group in association with Hard Sparks will present Eightythree Down, written by J. Stephen Brantley (Village Voice Pick of the Year for Distortion Taco; Winner of 2011 Fresh Fruit One-Act Competition for Shiny Pair of Complications) and directed by Daniel Talbott (2007 NYIT Award for Outstanding Direction of Rules of the Universe; Keep Your Baggage With You (at all times) at Theater for the New City). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Horse Trade's EIGHTYTHREE DOWNPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Horse Trade's EIGHTYTHREE DOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2011

It's New Year's Eve 1983 and Martin's plan for a quiet night in his parents' basement is thrown into chaos when his old friend Dina and her hooligan roommates arrive with a gun, a bag of stolen books, and a dangerous idea. (more...)