Photo Coverage: Bernadette Peters, Andrea McArdle, and More at ANNIE Opening- Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Nov 9, 2012

Annie, the new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, began previews October 3, 2012 and opened last night at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the festivities and you can check out coverage from the starry arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Flash: 19th Annual Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2010

The award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) hosted its 19th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on Monday, November 22, 2010, honoring Tony Award-winning librettist Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray, Elf). The evening was directed by Tony-winning director/lyricist/librettist Richard Maltby and the award was presented by Alice Hammerstein Mathias, daughter of Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Actors Fund 2010 Gala
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 13, 2010

On Monday, April 12, 2010, The Actors Fund bestowed its highest honor, The Actors Fund Medal of Honor, on Annette Bening, Kevin McCollum and Jonathan Tisch, their special campaign co-chairs in recognition of their commitment and leadership. (more...)

Sullivan and Greif Helmed Productions of THE WINTER'S TALE and THE MERCHANT OF VENICE to Unfold for 2010 Shakespeare in the Park Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced that the 2010 Shakespeare in the Park summer season will present two Shakespeare plays in repertory giving audiences eight straight weeks of free Shakespeare. Under directors Daniel Sullivan and Michael Greif, the same company of actors will perform in both THE WINTER'S TALE and THE MERCHANT OF VENICE on rotating nights. (more...)

Hoffman, Dafoe, Ortiz, Sellars and Parks Among Talents For Public Theater's 2009/2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2009

The Public Theater's Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson announced today that the 2009-2010 Season will feature premieres by Peter Sellars, Richard Foreman, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Mike Daisey, and Suzan-Lori Parks and include performances by John Ortiz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Willem Dafoe. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Donmar Warehouse's 'MARY STUART' Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Pablo Pimienta - Apr 20, 2009

The critically acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of MARY STUART, starring Janet McTeer as Mary, Queen of Scots and Harriet Walter as Elizabeth I, celebrated Opening Night at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) on Sunday, April 19th, 2009. BroadwayWorld.com's cameras caught the starry first night crowd. (more...)

Benanti, Neenan, And Poe Join Cast Of WHY TORTURE IS WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for Christopher Durang's WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM. Laura Benanti, Audrie Neenan, and Richard Poe will join the previously announced Amir Arison, David Aaron Baker, Kristine Nielsen, and John Pankow in this world premiere comedy, directed by Nicholas Martin. WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM begins previews on March 24 and runs through April 26 with an official press opening on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. (more...)

'TAKING OVER' Extended Run Ends 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced that TAKING OVER, the first new solo play by OBIE Award winner Danny Hoch in 10 years, has been extended through Sunday, December 21 due to popular demand. Directed by Tony Taccone, TAKING OVER opened on Sunday, November 23 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 14. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin In Concert Begins at the Public 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) welcomes Tony Award-winning actor and singer Mandy Patinkin back to The Public for a two-week concert series in the Anspacher Theater in honor of the 20th Anniversary of his first concert at The Public. For the first time, Patinkin will present three of his most popular concerts, Mamaloshen, Celebrating Sondheim, and Dress Casual, in repertory with Paul Ford on piano, December 8 through December 21. All profits from Patinkin's concerts go to The Public Theater just as they did 20 years ago when he first performed here. Tickets for this limited engagement are available by calling (212) 967-7555 or visiting www.publictheater.org. (more...)

'TAKING OVER' Extends Its Run To 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that TAKING OVER, the first new solo play by OBIE Award winner Danny Hoch in 10 years, has been extended through Sunday, December 21 due to popular demand. Directed by Tony Taccone, TAKING OVER opened on Sunday, November 23 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 14. (more...)

The Public Welcomes Mandy Patinkin In Concert Series 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) welcomes Tony Award-winning actor and singer Mandy Patinkin back to The Public for a two-week concert series in the Anspacher Theater in honor of the 20th Anniversary of his first concert at The Public. For the first time, Patinkin will present three of his most popular concerts, Mamaloshen, Celebrating Sondheim, and Dress Casual, in repertory with Paul Ford on piano, December 8 through December 21. All profits from Patinkin's concerts go to The Public Theater just as they did 20 years ago when he first performed here. Tickets for this limited engagement are available by calling (212) 967-7555 or visiting www.publictheater.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: SPF Play Festival Launches Their Fifth Year!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2008

On June 25th, 2008 SPF held its launch party in celebration of its fifth season. This year the Summer Play Festival will be held at The Public Theater on Lafayette Street in New York City. The festival will run from July 1st - July 27th. (more...)