Road Theatre Company Calls For Submissions For Its 10th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival!Road Theatre Company Calls For Submissions For Its 10th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They are thrilled to announce in this, their upcoming 28th season, the tenth annual Summer Playwright's Festival (SPF10). The Road Theatre's annual Summer Playwrights Festival has been held annually since its inception in 2010. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE DRAGON GRISWYND Tells A Fairy Tale For All AgesPhoto Flash: THE DRAGON GRISWYND Tells A Fairy Tale For All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

A playful and poignant fairy tale for all ages, THE DRAGON GRISWYND by Carrie Robbins will have its world premier in the Community Space Theater at The Theater for the New City, Crystal Field (Artistic Director), as part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival, committed to wide-ranging, original theatrical visions. THE DRAGON GRISWYND is based on a story by RD Robbins.  (more...)

Jenne Vath And Steven Hauck Join Cast Of THE DRAGON GRISWYND At This Summer's Dream Up FestivalJenne Vath And Steven Hauck Join Cast Of THE DRAGON GRISWYND At This Summer's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Jenne Vath and Steven Hauck join the cast of THE DRAGON GRISWYND, Carrie Robbins' playful and poignant fairy tale for all ages. The one-act will have its world premier in the Community Space Theater at The Theater for the New City, Crystal Field (Artistic Director), as part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival, committed to wide-ranging, original theatrical visions. THE DRAGON GRISWYND is based on a story by RD Robbins. (more...)

New Play By Carrie Robbins THE DRAGON GRISWYND To Play The New City's Dream Up FestivalNew Play By Carrie Robbins THE DRAGON GRISWYND To Play The New City's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

THE DRAGON GRISWYND, a new play by Carrie Robbins - the playwright and Tony-nominated costume designer - will be presented at Theatre for the New City (155 First Ave.) in the East Village this summer, with performances scheduled September 6-16 as part of TNC's Dream Up Festival. (more...)

THE DRAGON GRISWYND Comes to the Theater For The New CityTHE DRAGON GRISWYND Comes to the Theater For The New City
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

A playful, and poignant fairy tale for all ages, THE DRAGON GRISWYND by Carrie Robbins will have its world premier in the Community Space Theater at The Theater for the New City, Crystal Field (Artistic Director), as part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival, committed to wide-ranging, original theatrical visions. THE DRAGON GRISWYND is based on a story by RDRobbins. (more...)

Len Cariou to Star in Peter Scolari Directed Readings of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STANDLen Cariou to Star in Peter Scolari Directed Readings of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Dennis Grimaldi will present Tony®Award-winner Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd) in two staged readings ofHarry Townsend's Last Stand, a new play by George Eastman.  Directed by two-time Emmy®Award-winner Peter Scolari (Wicked) and featuring Warren Bub ('Gotham'), the readings will be held on Monday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 22 at 3pm at Nola Studios (250 West 54th Street - 10th Floor/Studio 1). (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Duo Sylvie Davidson And Trevor Wheetman Announce One Night Only Album Release ConcertSinger/Songwriter Duo Sylvie Davidson And Trevor Wheetman Announce One Night Only Album Release Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Singer/songwriter duo Sylvie Davidson and Trevor Wheetman first met each other while performing in Lonesome Traveler at Rubicon Theatre. Seven years later they return to the stage, married, and with a brand new album to celebrate. Join them for an evening of love and laughter as they share the stories and songs of their lives together. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents Brian McDonald Starring in BUYER & CELLARRubicon Theatre Company Presents Brian McDonald Starring in BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Rubicon Theatre Company presents the outrageously funny, critically-acclaimed comedy Buyer & Cellar by Jonathan Tolins. The production is directed by Ovation Award-winner Stephanie A. Coltrin and stars award-winning actor and Rubicon's Associate Artistic Director Brian McDonald. Inspired by Barbra Streisand's book My Passion for Design, Tolins' one-man, tour-de-force is described by the N.Y. Times as a seriously funny slice of absurdist whimsy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. Winner of the 2013 Drama Desk Award for Best Play, this Off-Broadway sensation follows a struggling actor named Alex who winds up working for an unnamed show-business legend in her Malibu basement mall. An unlikely friendship develops between the two from which Alex learns profound lessons about himself. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Reaches Out for Thomas Fire ReliefRubicon Theatre Company Reaches Out for Thomas Fire Relief
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

A week ago, the artists of Rubicon Theatre of Ventura were in final dress rehearsals for the first show of the company's 20th Anniversary Season - an original adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns. The next day, rehearsals came to a halt when the electricity went out in the building; staff, cast and crew were evacuated, and fires throughout the area came within blocks of the theatre. The Thomas Fire, as it has come to be called, has since engulfed more than 230,000 acres and destroyed more than 500 homes and structures in the area (135 in the City of Ventura). At this time, the fire is 15% contained. Recognizing that the whole community is affected and that local support must go to basic needs in Ventura, Rubicon is reaching out across the nation to ask for support from other theatre communities. (more...)

The Callaway Sisters to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Rubicon TheatreThe Callaway Sisters to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

Tony nominees Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway bring their acclaimed cabaret show, SIBLING REVELRY, to Rubicon Theatre Company as part of the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series. (more...)

The Callaway Sisters to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Rubicon TheatreThe Callaway Sisters to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Tony nominees Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway bring their acclaimed cabaret show, SIBLING REVELRY, to Rubicon Theatre Company as part of the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series. (more...)

Art and Politics Will Collide in Rubicon's TAKING SIDESArt and Politics Will Collide in Rubicon's TAKING SIDES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC) opens the company's 2017-2018 20th Anniversary Season with a provocative and gripping drama based on the story of German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtw ngler, who remained in Germany after Hitler's rise to power and was later accused of being a Nazi sympathizer. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents Southern California Premiere of INCOGNITO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

How much of our identity is created by our minds and our memories? Award-winning playwright Nick Payne (Constellations) explores this question in the Southern California Premiere of his dazzling new play about what it means to be human. Four actors play 21 characters in interwoven stories (some based on true events) that examine the extent to which our identities and our choices are governed by the complex and delicate mechanisms of the brain. Payne's moving and deeply profound play seeks to make sense of the relationship between the physical and metaphysical. Directed by Indy Award-winning director Katharine Farmer (The Nibroc Trilogy), (more...)

Road Theatre Company presents SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY, Taylor Gilbert (Founding Artistic Director) and Sam Anderson (Artistic Director), remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They are thrilled to announce in this, their 26th season, the Eighth annual SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL (SPF8). (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo's award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart's sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as "strikingly beautiful." (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early in SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)

The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early with A.R. Gurney's Comedy SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Company Celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues."  (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues." (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents The Final Play in Arlene Hutton's 'Nibroc Trilogy'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company presents GULF VIEW DRIVE , the third and final play in Arlene Hutton's Nibroc Trilogy, directed by Indy award-winning Katharine Farmer with the same cast reprising their critically-acclaimed roles from the Los Angeles Times "Critic's Choice" productions of Last Train to Nibroc and last season's See Rock City. Lily Nicksay ("Boy Meets World"/The Wild Duck at A Noise Within) and Erik Odom("The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2"/Sons of the Prophet at The Blank) return as May and Raleigh, along with See Rock City featured cast membersClarinda Ross (Spit Like a Big Girl/Steel Magnolias) and Sharon Sharth (Waiting for Grace/ member of Actors Studio and Circle Rep in New York). Joining the cast is returning Rubicon artist Faline England (Crimes of the Heart (Indy Award)/Turn of the Screw (Ovation Nomination). (more...)

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