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Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Wallace Shawn & More to Reunite in The New Group's HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The New Group announces a one-night-only benefit reading of David Rabe's Hurlyburly, reuniting director Scott Elliott and original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, with additional casting to be announced. This special event within The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season takes place Sunday, April 26 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

2012 Innovative Theater Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

On Monday, July 23, 2012, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2012 nominees at its annual sold-out event at the Carmine Street Recreation Center located at 25 Carmine Street. (more...)

2012 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Nominees Announced for Off-Off Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2012

On Monday, July 23rd, the IT Awards celebrated the end of the season and announced the 2012 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Nominees. The official announcement was made by Jolie Garrett, David M. Pincus, Cat Parker, Derek Shore, Tari Stratton and Kristen Vaughan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night Party of AN EARLY HISTORY OF FIRE - Meryl Streep, Noah Bean & More
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

The New Group presents the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, Dennis Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated April 5 - May 26 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). The official Opening Night was Monday, April 30 at 7:00 PM. Check out the after-party photos below featuing Meryle Streep and all the cast. (more...)

Review - A Midsummer Night's Dream & An Early History of Fire
by Ben Peltz - May 2, 2012

The lunatics, lovers and poets merrily charge onto the stage in full force in Classic Stage Company's raucous and witty, sexy and sensual mounting of A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Director Tony Speciale's playfully romantic staging of Shakespeare's tale of earthbound lovers fleeing to the woods to escape an arranged marriage, only to find themselves mixed up in the petty squabbles between a royal faerie couple, features a completely winning ensemble and entrancing visuals. (more...)

Christina Ricci Auctions A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Tickets & Meet-Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

Pan Am actress Christina Ricci has teamed up with online charity auctions website Charitybuzz to help raise funds for Communities in Schools. She is auctioning a pair of tickets to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and promises to meet the winners after the show. Bidding closes on March 30. (more...)

Christina Ricci Auctions A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Tickets & Meet-Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

Pan Am actress Christina Ricci has teamed up with online charity auctions website Charitybuzz to help raise funds for Communities in Schools. She is auctioning a pair of tickets to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and promises to meet the winners after the show. Bidding closes on March 30. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alan Rickman, Janeane Garofalo & More Honor David Rabe, Nancy Manochrian at The 2012 New Group Gala
by Walter McBride - Feb 28, 2012

Off-Broadway's The New Group honored David Rabe and Nancy Manocherian with the Michael Mendelson Award for Outstanding Commitment to Theater at its 2012 Gala, hosted by Janeane Garofalo & Morgan Spector, last night, February 27. The evening offered cocktails, dinner, entertainment and silent & live auctions, along with performances by Alan Cumming, Veanne Cox, Jay Rogers, Penny Fuller, Leslie Uggams and Jeremiah James. Check out event photos below! (more...)

Christina Ricci & Bebe Neuwirth Lead CSC's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM this Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Classic Stage Company has announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, which begins previews at CSC on Wednesday, April 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 20. Joining two-time Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Hippolyta/Titania) and acclaimed film/television/stage star Christina Ricci (Hermia) in the cast are Jordan Dean (Demetrius), Nick Gehlfuss (Lysander), David Greenspan (Flute/Fairy), Halley Wegryn Gross (Helena), Anthony Heald (Theseus/Oberon), Erin Hill (Starveling/Fairy), Chad Lindsey (Snout/Fairy), Taylor Mac (Egeus/Puck), James Patrick Nelson (Snug/Fairy), Steven Skybell (Bottom) and Rob Yang (Quince/Fairy). Directed by Tony Speciale (Unnatural Acts), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM has its official opening Sunday, April 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: SEX GOOD MONEY BAD At Broken Watch Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2011

Broken Watch Theatre Company (Drew DeCorleto, Artistic Director) will present Sex Good; Money Bad running from Dec 8 -18 at WorkShop Theater Company's Main Stage Theater (312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broken Watch Opens Michael Weller's SEX GOOD, MONEY BAD
by Linda Lenzi - Dec 9, 2011

Broken Watch Theatre Company opened Sex Good; Money Bad, two one-act's by Michael Weller, directed by Tony Speciale and Drew DeCorleto last night, December 8. The shows run through December 18 at WorkShop Theater Company's Main Stage Theater. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the celebratory opening and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

Broken Watch Theatre Co Announces Sex Good; Money Bad
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011

Broken Watch Theatre Company (Drew DeCorleto, Artistic Director) will present Sex Good; Money Bad, two one-act's by Michael Weller, directed by Tony Speciale and Drew DeCorleto. (more...)

Broken Watch Theatre Co Announces Sex Good; Money Bad
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011

Broken Watch Theatre Company (Drew DeCorleto, Artistic Director) will present Sex Good; Money Bad, two one-act's by Michael Weller, directed by Tony Speciale and Drew DeCorleto. (more...)

Broken Watch Theatre Co Announces Sex Good; Money Bad
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Broken Watch Theatre Company (Drew DeCorleto, Artistic Director) will present Sex Good; Money Bad, two one-act's by Michael Weller, directed by Tony Speciale and Drew DeCorleto. (more...)

Powerhouse Theater Announces Conlee, Emmerich & More For Readings Festival 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

Vassar & New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater is pleased to announce the casts of the six final readings for the 2010 season, including new works by Eve Ensler, Romulus Linney & Eleanor Cooney, Steven Sater & Duncan Sheik, Kate Walbert, Patricia Wettig, and Jennifer Westfeldt (screenplay), as well as a special workshop based on Walton Jones' 1940's RADIO HOUR, directed by Mark Linn-Baker. (more...)

Powerhouse Theater Announces Conlee, Emmerich & More For Readings Festival 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2010

Vassar & New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater is pleased to announce the casts of the six final readings for the 2010 season, including new works by Eve Ensler, Romulus Linney & Eleanor Cooney, Steven Sater & Duncan Sheik, Kate Walbert, Patricia Wettig, and Jennifer Westfeldt (screenplay), as well as a special workshop based on Walton Jones' 1940's RADIO HOUR, directed by Mark Linn-Baker. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Presents THE REAL STORY BEHIND THE METAL CHILDREN 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2010

Obie Award-winning playwright Adam Rapp, along with Joan E. Bertin (Executive Director of the National Coalition Against Censorship) and Brett Gary (Associate Professor at New York University) will discuss 'The Real Story Behind THE METAL CHILDREN: Censorship and Literature' at a public forum presented by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Vineyard Theatre and Barnes & Noble Booksellers on Friday, June 11 at 6:00pm at Barnes & Noble Union Square (33 East 17 Street - 4th Floor) in Manhattan. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Presents THE REAL STORY BEHIND THE METAL CHILDREN 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2010

Obie Award-winning playwright Adam Rapp, along with Joan E. Bertin (Executive Director of the National Coalition Against Censorship) and Brett Gary (Associate Professor at New York University) will discuss 'The Real Story Behind THE METAL CHILDREN: Censorship and Literature' at a public forum presented by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Vineyard Theatre and Barnes & Noble Booksellers on Friday, June 11 at 6:00pm at Barnes & Noble Union Square (33 East 17 Street - 4th Floor) in Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE METAL CHILDREN Opening Night Curtain and After Party!
by Emily Faye Oakley - May 20, 2010

The Tony Award-winning actor Billy Crudup opened the world-premiere of Adam Rapp's play THE METAL CHILDREN, last night, May 19 at the Vineyard Theatre. The show, also directed by Rapp, began previews May 4. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the opening night curtain call and after party. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE METAL CHILDREN Opening Night Arrivals
by Emily Faye Oakley - May 20, 2010

The Tony Award-winning actor Billy Crudup opened the world-premiere of Adam Rapp's play THE METAL CHILDREN, last night, May 19 at the Vineyard Theatre. The show, also directed by Rapp, began previews May 4. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the opening night arrivals. (more...)

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