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Anthony P. Pennino Brings A Cautionary Tale Of Nuclear War to Planet ConnectionsAnthony P. Pennino Brings A Cautionary Tale Of Nuclear War to Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Anthony P. Pennino offers up a theatrical piece that educates high school and college students about civil defense and the risk of nuclear war in The Nuclear Plays, part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity at the Theaters of the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Thursday 7/12 @6:15pm-7:30pm; Saturday 7/14 @3:15pm-4:30pm; Sunday 7/15 @1pm-2:15pm; Friday 7/20 @6:15pm-7:30pm; Sunday 7/22 @3pm-4:15pm; Thursday 7/26 @8:15pm-9:30pm. (more...)

THE YEAR OF THE SOLAR ECLIPSE Comes to Planet Connections Theatre FestivityTHE YEAR OF THE SOLAR ECLIPSE Comes to Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Aileen Kyoko and Ezra Bynum explore the light and the dark of three friends ... and the world in... The Year of the Solar Eclipse, written and directed by Aileen Kyoko, part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity at the Theaters at the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Friday 7/13 @5:45pm-7pm; Wednesday 7/18 @7:45pm-9pm; Wednesday 7/25 @9:45pm-11pm; Sunday 7/29 @3:45pm-5pm; Monday 7/30 @5:30pm-6:45pm; Saturday 8/4 @12:45pm-2pm. (more...)

THE BRUTES Comes to Planet Connections Theatre FestivityTHE BRUTES Comes to Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

A feuding family's ideologies set the stage for a national tragedy in THE BRUTES. spit&vigor present a story of the Booth brothers, Junius, Edwin... and John Wilkes, part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, at the Theaters of the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Wednesday 7/18 @7:30pm-9pm; Saturday 7/21 @4:30pm-6pm; Thursday 7/26 @6:15pm-7:45pm; Sunday 7/29 @9pm-10:30pm; Monday 7/30 @7:30pm-9pm; Wednesday 8/1 @9:30pm-11pm. (more...)

A Special Presentation Of Lynda Crawford's STARS OUT OF BALANCE Comes to Planet ConnectionsA Special Presentation Of Lynda Crawford's STARS OUT OF BALANCE Comes to Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

What happens to a family of acrobats who find themselves grounded - thanks to a brutal war and unusual weather? (more...)

Alexandra Siladi Brings A Powerful Tale Of Two Sides to Planet Connections Theatre FestivityAlexandra Siladi Brings A Powerful Tale Of Two Sides to Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Alexandra Siladi weaves a powerful tale concerning a grieving woman at an impasse in Two Sides, part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity at the Theaters of the Clemente 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Friday 7/13 @7:30pm-9:00pm; Sunday 7/15 @11:45am-1:00pm; Tuesday 7/17 @9:30pm-11pm; Tuesday 7/24 @5:30pm-7:00pm; Saturday 7/28 @9:15pm-10:45pm; Sunday 7/29 @9:30pm-11pm. Ms. Siladi directs the production as well. (more...)

PREGNANT PAUSE, A One-Woman Play, Comes to 2018 Planet Connections Theatre FestivityPREGNANT PAUSE, A One-Woman Play, Comes to 2018 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Good Pilgrim presents Pregnant Pause, Kathleen Jones' one-woman exploration featuring Amie Cazel, part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity at the Theaters of the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Friday 7/20 @7:30pm-9:00pm; Sunday 7/22 @9:30pm-11:00pm; Saturday 7/28 @11:15am-12:45pm; Wednesday 8/1 @9:15pm-10:45pm; Saturday 8/4 @2:30pm-4pm (more...)

THIS STRETCH OF MONTPELIER Premieres At Planet ConnectionsTHIS STRETCH OF MONTPELIER Premieres At Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

In this South Louisiana neighborhood, just past the intersection where Ghosts from the Past cross Hopes for the Future, lies ...THIS STRETCH OF MONTPELIER, Part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity at the Theaters of the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Thursday 7/19 @5:45pm-7:15pm; Saturday 7/21 @8:30pm-10pm; Wednesday 7/25 @7:15pm-8:45pm; Sunday 7/29 @ 7pm-8:30pm; Saturday 8/4 @9:30pm-11pm; Sunday 8/5 @2pm-3:30pm (more...)

Anthony J. Piccione Brings Greed, Corruption, Politics, and REVOLUTION to the StageAnthony J. Piccione Brings Greed, Corruption, Politics, and REVOLUTION to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Acclaimed playwright Anthony J. Piccione brings us the four stages of how this country got where it is today in his latest production... (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Happily Ever After? well, here's a musical about a family becoming a family played by the family: Happy If Happy When: A Family Musical (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Presents YOKKO: SHINKAPlanet Connections Theatre Festivity Presents YOKKO: SHINKA
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Multi-Awards winning choreographer YOKKO comes to the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity with SHINKA (more...)

Broadway Producer Jim Kierstead Invites You To An Erotic Game Of Cat & MouseBroadway Producer Jim Kierstead Invites You To An Erotic Game Of Cat & Mouse
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The newest member of the company - ironically - is its co-producer. Jim Kierstead has become synonymous with quality work on Broadway with credits that include KINKY BOOTS (Tony, Olivier), PIPPIN (Tony), WAITRESS, INDECENT, THE GREAT COMET, THE VISIT, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (all Tony nominated), M. BUTTERFLY, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, SIDE SHOW, ROCKY. Plus London: DREAMGIRLS, YANK!, THRILL ME. Off-Broadway: UNEXPECTED JOY, THRILL ME, YANK! Upcoming: PRETTY WOMAN, AIN'T TOO PROUD, SPARKLER. He is currently on the Board of The York Theatre Company, The Abingdon Theatre Company, and The New York Theatre Barn. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

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THE TENTH PLANET: Planet Connections Turns 10THE TENTH PLANET: Planet Connections Turns 10
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

This summer, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (PCTF), the brainchild of arts professional Glory Kadigan, turns 10 years old. In that decade, PCTF has successfully changed the landscape of the theatre festival and all of New York independent theatre. The multi-award-winning theatre festival will celebrate in a big way by premiering more than 50 timely and topical plays and musicals written by the next generation of playwrights. Each play contains a powerful message serving as a parable of various world themes. (more...)

Planet Connections Presents 2018 Playwrights For A Cause: MY SEXUALITY IS...Planet Connections Presents 2018 Playwrights For A Cause: MY SEXUALITY IS...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

'Each season, Playwrights For A Cause continues to raise awareness on topics of social justice while providing an opportunity for theater artists to share their creations. I couldn't be more excited about this seasons line-up of brilliant playwrights,' says Glory Kadigan, founder and curator of the annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. 'I'd also like to thank the Associate Artistic Director of the Theater at the 14th Street Y, David Stallings, for providing a home for our event.' (more...)

Shaun Peknic Joins Planet Connections as New Artistic DirectorShaun Peknic Joins Planet Connections as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Shaun Peknic, a theatre director with a focus on the development of new plays and musicals, joins Planet Connections Theatre Festivity in 2018 as artistic director. (more...)

Chazz Palminteri, Sachi Parker, Misha Osherovich and More Win 2017 Planet Connections AwardsChazz Palminteri, Sachi Parker, Misha Osherovich and More Win 2017 Planet Connections Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Theatre Row was all a-buzz last Monday night for the ninth annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 9th Annual Planet Connections Awards at Theatre RowNominees Announced for 9th Annual Planet Connections Awards at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

After a banner year for their summer festivity and Playwrights for a Cause, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity will be hosting its annual awards ceremony honoring the finest of an outstanding season. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society through the works of prominent playwrights. This year, the event will feature stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler, Jose Rivera, and Regina Taylor. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Mike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner to Star in WITHOUT at Planet ConnectionsMike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner to Star in WITHOUT at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

Mike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner star in the headliner of the staged reading series: WITHOUT, a new play by Michael Puzzo at Planet Connections. (more...)

Works by Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler and More to Benefit NYCLU at Planet Connections' 2017 Playwrights for a CauseWorks by Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler and More to Benefit NYCLU at Planet Connections' 2017 Playwrights for a Cause
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

This year, the event will be Sunday, July 23, and will benefit the New York Civil Liberties Union with 'The Protest Plays,' stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, CATHERINE FILLOUX, Lyle Kessler, JOSE RIVERA, and Regina Taylor. (more...)

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