Photo Flash: Mallory Catlett's Award-Winning THIS WAS THE END Returns to the Mabou Mines TheaterPhoto Flash: Mallory Catlett's Award-Winning THIS WAS THE END Returns to the Mabou Mines Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Since 2004, director Mallory Catlett has worked across disciplines to expand the boundaries of theater. Through original works with her own company, Restless NYC, and collaborations with some of today's leading artists-composer Mika Karlsson (The Echo Drift), Dread Scott (Decision), Aaron Landsman (City Council Meeting & Perfect City)-Catlett creates theater that The New York Times calls "lurid, feverish and powerful." She has been called a "downtown treasure" by Time Out New York. (more...)

The Goodman to Examine the Ferguson Unrest and Aftermath in Two PlaysThe Goodman to Examine the Ferguson Unrest and Aftermath in Two Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

A collective of perspectives. A public outcry. The establishment of a movement. This month, two new plays- Until the Flood by Dael Orlandersmith, directed by Neel Keller and florissant & canfield by Kristiana Rae Colon, directed by Derrick Sanders-bring a national dialogue to the stage. (more...)

Ali Ahn, BD Wong, and More Lead Atlantic Theater Co's THE GREAT LEAPAli Ahn, BD Wong, and More Lead Atlantic Theater Co's THE GREAT LEAP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the New York premiere production of The Great Leap, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Taibi Magar. (more...)

Hook & Eye Theater Presents World Premiere Of SHE-SHE-SHEHook & Eye Theater Presents World Premiere Of SHE-SHE-SHE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Hook & Eye Theater is proud to present the world premiere of She-She-She, a vibrant new devised play with writing by Cynthia Babak that centers on six women whose lives intertwine across generations against the backdrop of one great mountain. Directed by Chad Lindsey, She-She-She is inspired by the real-life friendship between Eleanor Roosevelt and leading black activist Pauli Murray. (more...)

CORKSCREW THEATER FESTIVAL Returns For Second Season This SummerCORKSCREW THEATER FESTIVAL Returns For Second Season This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Following a well-attended and critically-acclaimed inaugural year, Corkscrew Theater Festival returns for a second annual season, running July 9 - August 5 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). This summer theater festival provides early-career artists with a high level of production support and features five world premieres and four readings performed in repertory over four weeks. Special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through robust and innovative collaborative models. (more...)

Lortel Nominated THE LUCKY ONES Extends To April 28Lortel Nominated THE LUCKY ONES Extends To April 28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, Ars Nova 'one of the most adventurous Off-Broadway companies' (New York Times), piece by piece productions and Z Space extends the world premiere of The Lucky Ones until April 28. This 5-time Lucille Lortel award nominated new musical by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher (Hundred Days) was commissioned and developed by Ars Nova. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Appoints Artistic Directing FellowCleveland Play House Appoints Artistic Directing Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

After a competitive national search, Cleveland Play House (CPH) selected Sarah Wansley to join the company for the 2018-19 season as the Artistic Directing Fellow. This Fellowship, designed to address inequities in the field, is for experienced female theatre directors with regional theatre leadership aspirations. Wansley will work alongside CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley and Associate Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming learning theatre management, producing methods, and administration skills. She will also direct the fall CWRU/CPH MFA production, to be announced at a later date, and the New Ground Theatre Festival production of The Wolves, in the spring of 2019. (more...)

Gabriel Ebert, Jon Michael Hill, Namir Smallwood to Star in LCT3's PASS OVERGabriel Ebert, Jon Michael Hill, Namir Smallwood to Star in LCT3's PASS OVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Gabriel Ebert, Jon Michael Hill, and Namir Smallwood will be featured in its upcoming production of PASS OVER, a new play by Antoinette Nwandu, directed by Danya Taymor, at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). This New York premiere of PASS OVER will begin performances Saturday evening, June 2 and run for six weeks only throughSunday, July 15. Opening night is Monday, June 18. (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announced for THE SPRING FLINGCast And Creative Team Announced for THE SPRING FLING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

 F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Chemistry, seven new short plays by Mario Correa (Tail! Spin!), Jahna Ferron-Smith (Ensemble Studio Theatre's Youngblood), Jon Kern (Modern Terrorism), Dan McCabe (Christina Martinez), Mara Nelson-Greenberg (Do You Feel Anger?), Erica Saleh (Channel Zero, Wisdom of the Crowd) and Amy Staats (Eddie and Dave). (more...)

The Flea Partners With Brown University Writing For Performance Program For Project ResidencyThe Flea Partners With Brown University Writing For Performance Program For Project Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The Flea Theater continues its partnership with Brown University's Writing for Performance program for the second annual playwriting Project Residency, taking place from March 31 - April 3, 2018. (more...)

Music Of Peri Mauer Comes to the National Opera CenterMusic Of Peri Mauer Comes to the National Opera Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2018

Peri Mauer's piece for solo piano, A Little New Year's Flair, will be performed by Craig Ketter March 19, 2018, 7:30pm, at the National Opera Center, Marc A. Scorca Hall, 330 7th Ave., NYC, in a New York Composers Circle Concert of New Music for Piano. A Little New Year's Flair was premiered in 2014 in the Bargemusic Winter Festival by Blair McMillen to critical acclaim. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Announces Cast for SIGNIFICANT OTHERGeffen Playhouse Announces Cast for SIGNIFICANT OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its production of Joshua Harmon's (Bad Jews) critically-acclaimed hit play, Significant Other, directed by Stephen Brackett. The cast features Melanie Field (Paramount Network's Heathers) as Laura, Vella Lovell (CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Vanessa, Preston Martin as Zach/Evan/Roger, Keilly McQuail (Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) as Kiki, John Garet Stoker (CBS's Code Black) as Will/Conrad/Tony, Concetta Tomei (Deep Impact) as Helene Berman and Will Von Vogt as Jordan Berman. (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Announces HITLER'S TASTERSCent. Stage Co. Announces HITLER'S TASTERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

???????Imagine knowing that every mouthful of food you ate could be your last. Inspired by the true story, Michelle Kholos Brooks' Hitler's Tasters will make its world premiere at Centenary Stage Company April 6 through April 22 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: Max Baker's HAL & BEE Receives NYC Premiere at 59E59 TheatersPhoto Flash: Max Baker's HAL & BEE Receives NYC Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of HAL & BEE, written by Max Baker and directed by Sarah Norris. Produced by Stable Cable Lab Co. and New Light Theater Project, HAL & BEE begins performances on Saturday, March 10 for a limited engagement through Saturday, March 31. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:30 PM; Saturday at 7:30 PM; and Sunday at 2:30 PM. There are added matinee performances on Saturday, March 10 and Saturday, March 31 at 2:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 ($20 for 59E59 Members). Tickets are available by calling Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org. (more...)

PUFFS Makes Its Australian Premiere Plus Added Performances in NYCPUFFS Makes Its Australian Premiere Plus Added Performances in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - the hit comedy currently running Off Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) - celebrates its first ever global expansion with the announcement of the play's Australian premiere in Melborne this May.  In addition to this landmark debut, plans for a U.S. tour and a national broadcast, the PUFFS New York production will expand to seven shows a week this month. (more...)

Douglas Sills to Star in DECEPTION, An Industry-Only Staged ReadingDouglas Sills to Star in DECEPTION, An Industry-Only Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

NEW LIGHT THEATER PROJECT presents Douglas Sills (Tony nominee Scarlet Pimpernel) in a staged reading of Deception by Brian Christopher Williams, on March 19, 2018, in Midtown Manhattan at 1pm and 5pm. (more...)

Sip Fest Announces Lineup Of Daring Theatrical Events At Wild ProjectSip Fest Announces Lineup Of Daring Theatrical Events At Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

SipFest, a new festival showcasing some of the coolest women theatremakers, has announced a lineup of multimedia works at different levels of development for an impromptu Wild Project takeover running March 7-14th. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up for 2018 SUMMERWORKS FestivalClubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up for 2018 SUMMERWORKS Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director) is proud to announce the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. Now in its 23rd season, SUMMERWORKS will run May 19 through June 30 at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan, and will feature productions of three new plays: TIN CAT SHOES by Trish Harnetiaux and directed by Knud Adams; WILDER GONE by Angela Hanks; and PLANO by Will Arbery and directed by Taylor Reynolds. (more...)

Crystal Field Executive Producer Theater for the New City Theater & BAD REP Presents CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOESCrystal Field Executive Producer Theater for the New City Theater & BAD REP Presents CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2018

'City Girls & Desperadoes'- a dramedy - 1977 NYC, a ragtag band of accidental outlaws at war with their pasts ignite high rolling relationships that must explode, as the altered state that love in its most extreme form engenders is a dangerous intoxication as mind altering as any pharmaceutical. (more...)

Parity Productions Releases March List of Qualifying ProductionsParity Productions Releases March List of Qualifying Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly?list of Qualifying Productions for March-their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams have 50% of the roles filled with women and transgender artists (directors, designers, and playwrights).? (more...)

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