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Guest Blog: HUNCHtheatre Release New Book To Raise Funds For Their Company Photo Guest Blog: HUNCHtheatre Release New Book To Raise Funds For Their Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020

‘Still Life’ is the result of two lockdowns and an ingenious example of how theatre can exist and develop even when it is not possible to meet the audience.

ABOUT LOVE Plays Its Final Performance Tonight, March 12 Photo ABOUT LOVE Plays Its Final Performance Tonight, March 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Due to the current health emergency, About Love will play its final performance off-Broadway at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture tonight, Thursday, March 12 at 7:30PM, a week-and-a-half earlier than its previously announced limited engagement was to conclude. Ticket-holders for canceled performances should contact their point of purchase for a refund.  

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by Contests - Broadway - Mar 11, 2020

BWW TV: ABOUT LOVE Opens Tonight at The Sheen Center Photo BWW TV: ABOUT LOVE Opens Tonight at The Sheen Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 4, 2020

Culture Project will present About Love, a new play with songs and music. With music and lyrics by jazz artist Nancy Harrow and script and direction by Will Pomerantz, About Love plays at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) in the Black Box Theater. The official opening is Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30PM. About Love plays a limited engagement through March 22. Tickets are available online at OvationTix.com, by phone at 212-925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office Monday to Friday noon to 5PM and one hour before performances.   

Photo Flash: ABOUT LOVE to Begin Performances at The Sheen Center Tonight Photo Photo Flash: ABOUT LOVE to Begin Performances at The Sheen Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Culture Project will present About Love, a new play with songs and music. Music and lyrics by jazz artist Nancy Harrow and script and direction by Will Pomerantz. Performances begin Tuesday, February 25 at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) in the Black Box Theater. The official opening is Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30PM. About Love plays a limited four-week engagement, through March 22. Tickets are available online at SheenCenter.org, by phone at 212-925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office Monday to Friday noon to 5PM and one hour before performances.   

Celebrate Valentine's Day with Lantz and Kargul's TO THE DISTANT BELOVED Photo Celebrate Valentine's Day with Lantz and Kargul's TO THE DISTANT BELOVED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

Violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul will celebrate Valentine's Day with a concert entitled 'To the Distant Beloved' on Sunday, February 9 at 2:00 p.m. at Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford Avenue in Portland. As part of the Portland String Quartet Society's annual series, this event marks the eighth time the Lantz/Kargul Duo has celebrated the holiday of romance with a concert.

ABOUT LOVE, A New Play With Jazz Music Inspired By Turgenev, Will Open Off-Broadway Photo ABOUT LOVE, A New Play With Jazz Music Inspired By Turgenev, Will Open Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

Culture Project presents About Love, a new play with songs and music. Music and lyrics by jazz artist Nancy Harrow and script and direction by Will Pomerantz. About Love plays a limited four-week engagement, February 25 through March 22 at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) in the Black Box Theater. The official opening is Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30PM. Tickets are available online at SheenCenter.org, by phone at 212-925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office Monday to Friday noon to 5PM and one hour before performances.

A Recent History of Broadway's Two-Part Plays Photo A Recent History of Broadway's Two-Part Plays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2019

The acclaimed play, The Inheritance, officially opens at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theater today, November 17, 2019. It begins with a gathering of young, gay New Yorkers. Each has a story aching to come out...

UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project Photo UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (President, Jennifer J. Raab) announced a two-week extension today for the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, and directed by Nelson, UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and was originally scheduled to run through October 14.

Meet the Cast of Theatrical Tale BERNHARDT/HAMLET- Now in Previews! Photo Meet the Cast of Theatrical Tale BERNHARDT/HAMLET- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 31, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet begins previews today. Get to know the cast as they begin Broadway performances!

BWW Review: THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY - A Time Well-Spent Photo BWW Review: THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY - A Time Well-Spent
by Gil Kaan - Jul 15, 2018

The west coast premiere of Patrick Marber's THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY receives a sturdy mounting by the always dependable Antaeus Theatre Company. Marber's adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's classic A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY has been smartly condensed and updated from its original five-act length to a much more manageable (and most witty and enjoyable) two-and-a-half-hour running time.

Hunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYA Photo Hunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

 Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today the inaugural production of the Hunter Theater Project, the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College (E. 68th Street and Lexington Avenue), directed by Richard Nelson. Translated byRichard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. This production is the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky will have a work premiere in New York City, following the show's world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, California. Previews for UNCLE VANYA begin Friday, September 7. The production runs through Sunday, October 14, with an official press opening on Sunday, September 16. Tickets are on sale now.

THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY Receives West Coast Premiere At Antaeus Photo THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY Receives West Coast Premiere At Antaeus
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Full of wit, folly and heart, a tale of unrequited passion unfolds over the course of three days in the sunny Russian countryside as men and women, both young and old, learn the tender and ridiculous lessons of love. Antaeus Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Three Days in the Country by Patrick Marber, a fresh, breezy update of Ivan Turgenev's classic comedy A Month in the Country. Andrew Paul directs the partner-cast ensemble for a July 12 and July 13 opening (one opening night for each cast) at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances continue through Aug. 26. Low-priced previews begin July 5.

Barry Edelstein to be presented IN CONVERSATION with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear,  Photo Barry Edelstein to be presented IN CONVERSATION with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The Old Globe will present a free, one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, supported by the Fuson Family, on Wednesday, February 14 at 5:30 p.m. Continuing his very popular interview series, Edelstein sits down with translator/director Nelson-a great American playwright, at once a poet of the stage and an innovator of theatrical form-and Pevear and Volokhonsky-the world's foremost translators of Russian literature, and perhaps our most influential thinkers about the art of translation. They will discuss the collaborative process behind this Uncle Vanya, as well as the art of translation and bringing the classics of the stage to life for a contemporary audience.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017 2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya, which has received a Globe-commissioned world premiere translation from Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, andLarissa Volokhonsky. Richard Nelson (Illyria, The Gabriel Plays, Tony Award winner for Best Book of a Musical for James Joyce's The Dead) also directs. Uncle Vanya will run February 10 March 11, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run February 10 14. Opening night is Thursday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m.

Robert Sean Leonard, Ken Ludwig, Josh Rhodes Slated for The Old Globe's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the remaining productions in its 2017 Summer Season, including a brand-new comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, and a Summer Shakespeare Festival lineup featuring Robert Sean Leonard in the title role of the towering history play Richard II, directed by Erica Schmidt. Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet follows, directed by Old Globe Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, one of the leading American authorities on the works of Shakespeare.

The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company!

ASSASSINS, 2016 Young Playwrights Festival & More Coming Up at ACT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

A Contemporary Theatre announces the spring shows that will occur during the debut season of Artistic Director John Langs. Highlights include the haunting and hilarious musical Assassins, the sixth co-production with The 5th Avenue Theatre, is now running through May 8. ACT celebrates eight talented writers in the 2016 Young Playwrights Festival Mar 10-12 and the world premiere of Worse Than Tigers opens Mar 24. April brings the heartbreaking, hilarious, sort-of-adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull with Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird.

BWW Review: ASHTON DOUBLE BILL, Birmingham Royal Ballet
by Emma Cann - Feb 19, 2016

The Birmingham Royal Ballet's Shakespeare season opened with Frederick Ashton's The Dream, originally choreographed to celebrate the 250th anniversary of The Bard's birth, and now restaged to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. The bill is completed by A Month in the Country, an Ashtonian adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's 1855 play, and widely regarded as one of the choreographer's masterpieces.

Actors Kelley Curran and Thomas Jay Ryan Honored with 2015 Joe A. Callaway Award Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Kelley Curran and Thomas Jay Ryan have been selected to receive the 2015 Joe A. Callaway Award presented by the Actors Equity Foundation.

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