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BkONE Productions Takes Its Performances To The Live Stream Photo BkONE Productions Takes Its Performances To The Live Stream
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

brooklynONE productions (bkONE) was looking forward to a productive 2020. Coming off a strong production of Godspell in 2018, and taking some time to reorganize for 2020. They were ready to kick things off. 2020, however had other plans.

Iconic HAPPY DAYS Duo Reunite In New Show Photo Iconic HAPPY DAYS Duo Reunite In New Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

Don Most and Anson Williams have reunited in the first scripted program that they've appeared in together since playing legendary best friends Ralph and Potsie on HAPPY DAYS. This time they play brothers in the dramatic comedy HARVEST TIME. The half-hour show will premiere exclusively on YouTube, Wednesday, April 1 at 9pm/6pm PT.

Hunter Foster To Direct Workshop Of THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS At Redhouse Arts Center Photo Hunter Foster To Direct Workshop Of THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS At Redhouse Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Saugatuck Productions announces that Hunter Foster (2018 'Director of the Year' by Wall Street Journal) will be Director of its new, original musical - The Girl in the Red Dress. Foster will lead the creative team (Composers: Maia Sharp, Buddy Mondlock, Art Garfunkel; Playwright: Frederick Stroppel) as they conduct a two-week workshop at Redhouse Arts Center in Syracuse, NY. Foster was recently named Artistic Director at Redhouse. The workshop will run from July 15th through the 27th at Redhouse.

Photo Flash: Week 4 Of The Actors Studio Drama School Repertory Season Opens With EDD Photo Photo Flash: Week 4 Of The Actors Studio Drama School Repertory Season Opens With EDDA AND MORNING COFFEE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

The Actors Studio Drama School  opened Week Four its seven-week series of exciting and challenging theater productions with the world premiere of Eddaby Kendra Mittermeyer and Morning Coffee by Frederick Stroppel. The season features the work of the graduating MFA Acting and Directing students who collaborate on professionally produced productions presented at the ASDS Repertory Theater in downtown Manhattan.

Penguin Rep's Production AFTER By Michael McKeever Opens Off Broadway March 12 Photo Penguin Rep's Production AFTER By Michael McKeever Opens Off Broadway March 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to add the NYC premiere of AFTER, written by Michael McKeever and directed by Joe Brancato, to the Winter 2018 Season. Produced by Penguin Rep Theatre and InProximity Theatre Company, AFTER begins performances on Tuesday, March 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 14. Press Opening is Sunday, March 17 at 2 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM; and Sunday at 2 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 - $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or visit www.59e59.org. The running time is 85 minutes, no intermission.

Firehouse Theater's THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT Opens This Weekend Photo Firehouse Theater's THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Firehouse Theater Company presents The Christmas Spirit. Performances will be November 24 through December 22, 2018 with shows Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM, plus Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $23 for adults/$20 for students, seniors and military or $18 for groups of 10 or more.

2018 Berkshire Theatre Award Winners Announced Photo 2018 Berkshire Theatre Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 12, 2018. This was the third year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theatre in the greater Berkshire region.

Firehouse Theater Company Presents THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT Photo Firehouse Theater Company Presents THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Firehouse Theater Company is thrilled to present The Christmas Spirit. Performances will be November 24 through December 22, 2018 with shows Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM, plus Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $23 for adults/$20 for students, seniors and military or $18 for groups of 10 or more.

Cast Announced For Reading Of THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS Photo Cast Announced For Reading Of THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The cast has been finalized for the upcoming reading of THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS on Monday, May 14th (8p-10p) at the National Arts Club (Gramercy Park, South).

THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS Reading this May at the National Arts Club Photo THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS Reading this May at the National Arts Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2018

On May 14th at the National Arts Club (8p-10p), members and guests will 'get into something red' when the new, original musical - 'THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS' - has its next reading.

Photo Flash: Lizzie Borden Comes to Life in the World Premiere of FALL RIVER Photo Photo Flash: Lizzie Borden Comes to Life in the World Premiere of FALL RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2017

Before O.J. Simpson, there was Lizzie Borden. Whether, as the children's rhyme goes, she really took an axe and gave her mother 40 whacks, then turned and gave her father 41, we'll never know for sure, but 125 years ago it was The Crime of the Century.

Penguin Rep Theatre to Premiere Lizzie Borden Play FALL RIVER Photo Penguin Rep Theatre to Premiere Lizzie Borden Play FALL RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents the world premiere of Fall River, a new play by Frederick Stroppel, directed by Mr. Brancato, beginning Today, October 13.

Penguin Rep Theatre to Premiere Lizzie Borden Play FALL RIVER Photo Penguin Rep Theatre to Premiere Lizzie Borden Play FALL RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents the world premiere of Fall River, a new play by Frederick Stroppel, directed by Mr. Brancato, beginning Friday, October 13.

WQXR's Elliott Forrest and Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin Set for SMALL WORLD Talk Photo WQXR's Elliott Forrest and Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin Set for SMALL WORLD Talk Tonight at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Broadcaster Elliott Forrest and composer Donald Sosin join the cast and creative team of SMALL WORLD for a post-show conversation following the 8:15 PM performance tonight, September 22.

BWW Review: SMALL WORLD at 59E59 is Totally Fascinating Photo BWW Review: SMALL WORLD at 59E59 is Totally Fascinating
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 21, 2017

Small World is an insightful and appealing play, one that will challenge your ideas about art in its different forms. Written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato, the New York City Premiere is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters. This two-hander is an absorbing, entertaining, and informative show.

WQXR's Elliott Forrest and Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin Set for SMALL WORLD Talk Photo WQXR's Elliott Forrest and Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin Set for SMALL WORLD Talk at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Broadcaster Elliott Forrest and composer Donald Sosin join the cast and creative team of SMALL WORLD for a post-show conversation following the 8:15 PM performance on Friday, September 22.

BWW Previews: Announcing Upcoming Theatre in Rockland/Westchester Photo BWW Previews: Announcing Upcoming Theatre in Rockland/Westchester
by Kellie Williams - Aug 30, 2017

Now that fall is upon us, our local theatres are gearing up for their new seasons.

NYC Premiere of SMALL WORLD Comes to 59E59 Theaters Photo NYC Premiere of SMALL WORLD Comes to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The New York City premiere of SMALL WORLD, written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato.

Fantasia Comes to 59E59 Theaters as SMALL WORLD Imagines a Meeting Between Walt Disne Photo Fantasia Comes to 59E59 Theaters as SMALL WORLD Imagines a Meeting Between Walt Disney and Stravinsky
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to host the New York City premiere of SMALL WORLD, written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato. Produced by Penguin Rep, SMALL WORLD begins performances on Wednesday, September 13 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 7.  Press opening is Sunday, September 17 at 7:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 - $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. 

BWW Preview: Penguin Rep Presents SYNCOPATION
by Kellie Williams - Aug 2, 2017

'Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents Syncopation, a romantic comedy by Allan Knee, beginning Friday, August 11 in Stony Point, New York.

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