BWW Review: SUMMER SHORTS 2018 at 59E59 Theaters Brings Audiences a Top Variety of ShowsBWW Review: SUMMER SHORTS 2018 at 59E59 Theaters Brings Audiences a Top Variety of Shows
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 7, 2018

It's the summer theater event that many of us wait for at 59E59 Theaters. Produced by Throughline Artists, Summer Shorts 2018 Festival of New American Short Plays presents three different short plays performed in one program. With Series A and Series B is now happening, you can get your tickets for one or both of the productions. (more...)

Casting Announced For SUMMER SHORTS 2018Casting Announced For SUMMER SHORTS 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Casting is complete for SUMMER SHORTS 2018, produced by Throughline Artists (J.J. Kandel, Producing Artistic Director) at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). SUMMER SHORTS 2018 begins on July 20 and runs through September 1. Two series featuring three one-act plays in each will play in rotating repertory Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 PM; Saturday & Sunday at 2:15 PM and 7:15 PM. Please note, there are no matinee performances on Saturday, July 21, Sunday, July 22, or Saturday, July 28. (more...)

Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres June 23 at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik Ehn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.  Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street,New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016.  (more...)

Erik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER Begins Tonight at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew. Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 from tonight, December 1, through December 16, 2016. (more...)

Erik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER to Play La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew. Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with FAMILIAR Director Rebecca Taichman
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 23, 2016

Known for both her contemporary and Shakespearean work, Taichman will go straight from one off-Bway show to another this year. (more...)

VIDEO: Scenes from Danai Gurira's Warm and Evocative Family Drama, FAMILIAR
by Michael Dale - Mar 9, 2016

With ECLIPSED transferring to Broadway and FAMILIAR extended at Playwright's Horizons, Danai Gurira is one of New York's hottest playwrights. (more...)

Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Extends at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced an extension of their New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira (Eclipsed now on Broadway, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's 'The Walking Dead'). Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of FAMILIAR
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 4, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR opened last night, March 3, at Playwrights Horizons for a limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. (more...)

BWW Review: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR, a Warm and Funny Family Drama
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2016

With her wartime drama ECLIPSED about to open on Broadway, her new Off-Broadway play has a comfortable familiarity. (more...)

Review Roundup: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Opens at Playwrights Horizons
by Review Roundups - Mar 3, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR opens tonight, March 3, at Playwrights Horizons for a limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Photo Flash: Tamara Tunie, Roslyn Ruff and More Lead FAMILIAR, Opening Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR will have its Opening Night this evening, March 3 at 7PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tamara Tunie, Roslyn Ruff and More in FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR will have its Opening Night on Thursday evening, March 3 at 7PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: FAMILIAR Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Previews begin tonight, February 12 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, March 3 with a limited engagement through March 27. BroadwayWorld has photos from the first day of rehearsals below! (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for FAMILIAR's First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

  Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, February 3, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira (the Broadway-bound Eclipsed, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's "The Walking Dead").  Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.    (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Danai Gurira, Tamara Tunie and More for FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Previews begin Friday, February 12 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, March 3 with a limited engagement through March 27. The company just kicked off rehearsals, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the first day below! (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American Story
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

While ECLIPSED prepares for its Broadway transfer Gurira's new drama begins previewing at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

Tony Winner Tamara Tunie & More to Star in Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

  Playwrights Horizons has announced casting for FAMILIAR, the New York premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira (the Broadway-bound Eclipsed, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's "The Walking Dead").  Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.    (more...)

BWW Review: SEVEN GUITARS at Actors Theatre of Louisville
by Keith Waits - Sep 7, 2015

I am always excited by the opportunity to see an August Wilson play. Only Actors Theatre has managed to deliver them to Louisville audiences, the most recent having been an outstanding production of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom in 2010. Now we have Seven Guitars to feast upon. (more...)

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