Sea Dog Theater Presents THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOTSea Dog Theater Presents THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

SEA DOG THEATER is pleased to announce the staged reading of Stephen Adly Guirgis' THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, directed by Kimille Howard. The reading with take place at the historic St. George's Episcopal Church (7 Rutherford Pl, NY, NY 10003 near Union Square) on Friday, March 29, at 7:00 pm. FREE, RSVP required at https://www.artful.ly/store/events/17097. In April Sea Dog Theater will be presenting Chris Cragin Day's The Rare Biosphere, a timely, relevant, and powerful new play inspired by real-life deportation events, at Anderson Hall, 61 Gramercy Park North. (more...)

Eden Espinosa, Jessica Hecht, and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival GalaEden Espinosa, Jessica Hecht, and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will include special appearances by Eden Espinosa (WTF's Lempicka, Wicked), Tony Award nominee Jessica Hecht (WTF's The Closet, "Friends"), and 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Martyna Majok (WTF's Cost of Living). (more...)

Gregg Mozgala Joins Queens Theatre Staff as Director of InclusionGregg Mozgala Joins Queens Theatre Staff as Director of Inclusion
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

Queens Theatre announces that Gregg Mozgala has accepted the position of Director of Inclusion at the Flushing Meadows Corona Park performing arts center. (more...)

National Theater Company Run by Disabled Actors and Staff is Coming Our WayNational Theater Company Run by Disabled Actors and Staff is Coming Our Way
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

National Disability Theatre, run by disabled actors and staff, has kicked off in preparation of the 2019-2020 season. Established to create fully-accessible, live, world-class productions, National Disability Theatre will work to change the narrative and social policy on disability inclusion. (more...)

National Disability Theatre Kicks Off 2019- 2020 SeasonNational Disability Theatre Kicks Off 2019- 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

National Disability Theatre, run by disabled actors and staff, has kicked off in preparation of the 2019-2020 season. Established to create fully-accessible, live, world-class productions, National Disability Theatre will work to change the narrative and social policy on disability inclusion. (more...)

The Drama Desk Presents Panel Discussion Focused On Opportunities For Disabled Theater ArtistsThe Drama Desk Presents Panel Discussion Focused On Opportunities For Disabled Theater Artists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

The Drama Desk will host a panel titled 'Expanding the Discourse: Is the Landscape of Theater Changing for Artists with Disabilities?' on Monday, November 12, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Avenue, Studio 17E, in New York City. (more...)

Queens Theatre Offers Training For Early-Career Actors With DisabilitiesQueens Theatre Offers Training For Early-Career Actors With Disabilities
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Queens Theatre is excited to announce its new training program specifically for early-career Deaf and disabled actors with its Theatre For All Initiative. The two-week, free program runs Sept. 16 to Sept. 28, and will include workshops on Acting for the Camera, Acting for the Stage, Movement, Voice, Improv, Auditioning, and Commercials. The program will culminate with a showcase performance for an invited industry audience. (more...)

BWW Review: High School Machiavellian With Cerebral Palsy Claws His Way To Power in Michael Lew's Shakespeare Riff TEENAGE DICKBWW Review: High School Machiavellian With Cerebral Palsy Claws His Way To Power in Michael Lew's Shakespeare Riff TEENAGE DICK
by Michael Dale - Jul 12, 2018

'Now that the winter formal gives way to glorious spring fling,' recites our antihero at the outset of Mike Lew's enormously clever contemporary riff on Shakespeare's RICHARD III, titled Teenage Dick, 'we find our rocks for brains hero Eddie - the quarterback - sleeping through his job as junior class president.' (more...)

Photo Flash: TEENAGE DICK Celebrates its Opening NightPhoto Flash: TEENAGE DICK Celebrates its Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2018

On Wednesday night, Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with The Public Theater, celebrated the opening night performance of NY Times Critics Pick TEENAGE DICK at B Bar and Grill. The world premiere play by Mike Lew will now play through Sunday, July 29, 2018. (It was previously announced to close on Sunday, July 15). (more...)

Review Roundup: Richard III Goes to High School in TEENAGE DICKReview Roundup: Richard III Goes to High School in TEENAGE DICK
by Review Roundups - Jun 21, 2018

Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with The Public Theater, present the world premiere play by Mike Lew, now playing through Sunday, July 29, 2018. TEENAGE DICK, which follows Ma-Yi's phenomenal success with the critically acclaimed KPOP, winner of three 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards, is choreographed by Jennifer Weber (KPOP), directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God, Present Laughter), and stars Tiffany Villarin (House Rules) and Gregg Mozgala (Light Shining). It runs Off-Broadway at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette St). (more...)

TEENAGE DICK Extends and Announces TalkBack SeriesTEENAGE DICK Extends and Announces TalkBack Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with The Public Theater, is pleased to announce a two-week extension of TEENAGE DICK. The world premiere play by Mike Lew will now play through Sunday, July 29, 2018. (It was previously announced to close on Sunday, July 15). (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 4, 2018

Winners for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced just last night at The Town Hall. In keeping with Drama Desk's mission, nominators considered shows that opened on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the 2017-2018 New York theater season in the same competitive categories. (more...)

Who Won Big at the Drama Desk Awards? Full List!Who Won Big at the Drama Desk Awards? Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2018

The time has come for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, June 3 (8:00 PM) at The Town Hall in Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night Of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIREPhoto Flash: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night Of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) celebrated opening night of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (more...)

Photo Coverage: Awards Season Continues! Nominees Pose at the Drama Desk Awards ReceptionPhoto Coverage: Awards Season Continues! Nominees Pose at the Drama Desk Awards Reception
by Jennifer Broski - May 10, 2018

Awards season continues! Just yesterday Drama Desk nominees gathered at the Hotel Edison's Friedman's (W. 47th Street) to meet for the first time. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special occasion and we're bringing you portraits of nominees below! (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In on LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE At New York Theatre WorkshopReview Roundup: The Critics Weigh In on LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE At New York Theatre Workshop
by Review Roundups - May 8, 2018

On the heels of her acclaimed production of Hadestown on the NYTW stage and her Broadway debut with Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, three-time Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin returns to New York Theatre Workshop with Caryl Churchill's incisive drama LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. In 1647 England, power is shifting and, amid the chaos and confusion, revolutionaries across the country are dreaming of a new future. (more...)

CURSED CHILD & SPONGEBOB Leads Outer Critics Circle Award Winners - Full List of Winners!CURSED CHILD & SPONGEBOB Leads Outer Critics Circle Award Winners - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2017-18 season in 27 categories. (more...)

2018 Lucille Lortel Award Winners - Full List!2018 Lucille Lortel Award Winners - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2018

The Off-Broadway League are presenting awards in 19 categories for the 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway and we're bringing you the winners live. (more...)

LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Extends At New York Theatre WorkshopLIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Extends At New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a one-week extension for LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, by NYTW Usual Suspect and five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill (Love and Information; A Number) directed by NYTW Usual Suspect, Tony Award nominee, & three-time Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, NYTW's eighth collaboration with Churchill, began previews on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, and will open Monday, May 7 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, which was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, May 27, will now run through Sunday, June 3, 2018. (more...)

Breaking: CAROUSEL, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Lead the Pack with Drama Desk Awards Nominations; The Full List!Breaking: CAROUSEL, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Lead the Pack with Drama Desk Awards Nominations; The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2018 Tony nominations. (more...)

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