Inaugural YIDDISHFEST Announces Full Lineup of Events Inaugural YIDDISHFEST Announces Full Lineup of Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Yiddishkayt Initiative (YI) (Avi Hoffman, Producing Artistic Director) and Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director) have announced the full lineup of events for the inaugural YI Love New York YiddishFest. This selection of performances, screenings, and discussions centered around Jewish culture and Yiddish entertainment will play several New York City venues from December 21-29. Reservations are required for all events and can be made at www.yiddishfest.org. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mikhl Yashinsky Gets Ready to Make Magic on Stage in NYTF's THE SORCERESS BWW Interview: Mikhl Yashinsky Gets Ready to Make Magic on Stage in NYTF's THE SORCERESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

This December, escape to a magical world of fantasy and illusion with National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's The Sorceress, running December 8 - 29, 2019. A fairytale-like story of a pure-hearted young woman who triumphs over her tormentors, a scheming stepmother, and a wicked witch. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (DELUXE EDITION) BWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (DELUXE EDITION)
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release Legrand Affair (Deluxe Edition) from Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico on Friday, November 8. The track a?oeThe Way He Makes Me Feela?? will be available to customers who pre-order the album starting on Friday, October 25. (more...)

Group Rep Brings Adaptation Of Romero Film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD To The Stage Group Rep Brings Adaptation Of Romero Film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD To The Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

The Group Rep is proud to present George A. Romero's 'Night of the Living Dead,' adapted for the stage by Gus Krieger, directed by Drina Durazo, produced by Larry Eisenberg, October 4 through November 10, on the Main Stage of the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood. California. (more...)

Ciclo Tiempo de contar del INBAL ofrece narraciones y cuentos para niñas, niños y adultos en la CDMX Ciclo Tiempo de contar del INBAL ofrece narraciones y cuentos para niñas, niños y adultos en la CDMX
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

El Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, a través de la Coordinación Nacional de Literatura, continúa con el ciclo Tiempo de contar el 20, 25, 26 y 30 de junio con los cuentos: Agua azul; Costa Rica y Polonia: un solo corazón; y ¡Uno, dos, tres por todos mis compañeros y compañeras! (more...)

A BAD YEAR FOR TOMATOES Begins May 16 At Theatre 40 A BAD YEAR FOR TOMATOES Begins May 16 At Theatre 40
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Theatre 40, in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. This is on the campus of Beverly Hills High School. Theatre 40 is Beverly Hills' professional theatre company. Ample free parking is available beneath the theatre. The parking area is best accessed through the driveway at the intersection of Moreno and Durant Drives. (more...)

SOUL TO SOUL Returns Off Broadway On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend SOUL TO SOUL Returns Off Broadway On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Soul to Soul, the electrifying and emotionally-captivating theatrical concert that explores the parallels of African American and Jewish history takes the stage this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), this annual concert will play on Sunday, January 20, 2pm, Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC. (more...)

Celebrate The Season With Lost Nation Theater's STORIES FOR THE SEASON Celebrate The Season With Lost Nation Theater's STORIES FOR THE SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

On Wednesday December 19th at 7pm, many of your favorite Lost Nation Theater artists will gather to present dramatic readings of stories from around the world. The return of the light and the peaceful magic of this winter season is heralded in tales from a host of different traditions. (more...)

THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE Premieres At Arlekin Players Theatre THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE Premieres At Arlekin Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane comes to life on stage December 7 - March 3  NEEDHAM, MA:  Arlekin Players Theatre is happy to announce its newest production, an original adaptation based on the book by the award-winning author Kate DiCamillo, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. (more...)

THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE Premieres At Arlekin Players Theatre THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE Premieres At Arlekin Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane comes to life on stage December 7 - March 3  NEEDHAM, MA:  Arlekin Players Theatre is happy to announce its newest production, an original adaptation based on the book by the award-winning author Kate DiCamillo, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. (more...)

THE OPEN GATE Begins Previews At Theater For The New City, Today THE OPEN GATE Begins Previews At Theater For The New City, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director) has announced that it will present THE OPEN GATE, a musical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel The Manor, on Sunday October 14th atTheater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street). (more...)

NY Public Library To Screen 'Dibukim' And Hold Gesher Theatre Panel NY Public Library To Screen 'Dibukim' And Hold Gesher Theatre Panel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

After an absence of five years and under the auspices of the Cherry Orchard Festival, Israel's acclaimed Gesher Theatre returns to New York in early October with its two leading productions The Dybbuk and In the Tunnel. On Today, October 2, just prior to the performances, Gesher Artistic Director Yevgeny Arye and company members invite the public to join them for a free screening on the making of Dibukim, a 60-minute film by Ram Loevy, winner of the honorable mention at the Haifa International Film Festival, which documents the production process of The Dybbuk and follows the creative team and actors during rehearsals. The screening will be followed by a 30-minute question and answer session with Yevgeny Arye and members of the company. This film is in Hebrew with English subtitles. More info & trailer. (more...)

Theater for the New City Finds Cast for THE OPEN GATE Theater for the New City Finds Cast for THE OPEN GATE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Theater for the New City has announced the cast of THE OPEN GATE, a new musical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel The Manor, which will begin previews on Sunday October 14th at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street).  (more...)

NY Public Library To Screen 'Dibukim' And Hold Gesher Theatre Panel NY Public Library To Screen 'Dibukim' And Hold Gesher Theatre Panel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

After an absence of five years and under the auspices of the Cherry Orchard Festival, Israel's acclaimed Gesher Theatre returns to New York in early October with its two leading productions The Dybbuk and In the Tunnel. On Tuesday, October 2, just prior to the performances, Gesher Artistic Director Yevgeny Arye and company members invite the public to join them for a free screening on the making of Dibukim, a 60-minute film by Ram Loevy, winner of the honorable mention at the Haifa International Film Festival, which documents the production process of The Dybbuk and follows the creative team and actors during rehearsals. The screening will be followed by a 30-minute question and answer session with Yevgeny Arye and members of the company. This film is in Hebrew with English subtitles. More info & trailer. (more...)

THE OPEN GATE Begins Previews At Theater For The New City, 10/11 THE OPEN GATE Begins Previews At Theater For The New City, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director) has announced that it will present THE OPEN GATE, a musical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel The Manor, on Sunday October 14th atTheater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street). (more...)

Netflix 'Fauda' Star Firas Nassar To Make New York Stage Debut Netflix 'Fauda' Star Firas Nassar To Make New York Stage Debut
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Actor Firas Nassar's breakout performance in the role as Nidal al-Makdasi in the hit Israeli Netflix series Fauda, now in its second season ("the best international series of 2017" (The New York Times), has created a rising Arab/Israeli star, making him one of the exciting and sought-after actors coming out of the region. He will make his NY stage debut this October when Israel's celebrated Gesher Theatre returns to New York City on a North American tour under the auspices of the Cherry Orchard Festival. The Gesher performs its two leading productions at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 W. 59th Street in NYC). Mr. Nassar is featured in the political satire, In the Tunnel, on October 6th at 8PM and 7th at 2PM. The Gesher is also presenting The Dybbuk, arguably the most iconic play of the entire canon of Jewish drama, on October 3rd and 4th at 8PM. Tickets are $55. - $125 and are available online at CherryOrchardFestival.org. (more...)

Israel's Gesher Theatre Returns To NYC With Two New Productions Israel's Gesher Theatre Returns To NYC With Two New Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Maria Shclover and Irina Shabshis, Cherry Orchard Festival co-founders and producers, today announced Israel's celebrated Gesher Theatre will return to New York City in early October with its two leading productions The Dybbuk and In the Tunnel at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59 Street).  Founded in 1991 in Tel Aviv by director Yevgeny Arye, these Gesher Theatre productions are being presented as part of a North American tour, which includes performances in Toronto and Pittsburgh. Performances are October 3 and 4 for The Dybbuk and October 6 and 7 for In the Tunnel. (more...)

New Amsterdam Singers to Premiere New Work New Amsterdam Singers to Premiere New Work
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

For the third and final concert of its 50th anniversary season, New Amsterdam Singers, led by Music Director Clara Longstreth, will perform the world premiere of The Wave Rises by Ben Moore, a work commissioned by the chorus as part of its 50-year celebration. (more...)

The Group Rep Presents Ira Levin's Comic Thriller DEATHTRAP The Group Rep Presents Ira Levin's Comic Thriller DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

The Group Rep presents Ira Levin's comic thriller Deathtrap directed by Jules Aaron, produced by Larry Eisenberg. One of the great popular successes of Broadway history and Tony nominated for Best Play in 1978, Deathtrap deals with the devious machinations of a writer of thrillers who is prepared to go to any lengths to improve his fortunes. Deathtrap runs April 6 through May 20 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood. (more...)

BWW Interview:  BWW Award Winning Director Larry Eisenberg Tells Us About THE CHINESE WALL at Group rep BWW Interview: BWW Award Winning Director Larry Eisenberg Tells Us About THE CHINESE WALL at Group rep
by Don Grigware - Jan 19, 2018

Larry Eisenberg is the winner of this year's BroadwayWorld Award for Best Director of a Local Play, Lost in Yonkers, at Group Rep. He earned his MFA from CalArts, received a DramaLogue Award for the world premiere adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Stories for Children and has directed numerous productions at GRT. His favorites include Lost in Yonkers, Poor of New York, Trip to Bountiful, Over the River and Through the Woods and his original play, Nautilus, which was later turned into a feature film. He currently serves as one of the two Co-artistic Directors at The Group Rep. He is at present directing/rehearsing The Chinese Wall set to open January 26. Tell us about the background for the play. (more...)

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