Signature Theatre & American Theatre Magazine to Spotlight Design of OCTETSignature Theatre & American Theatre Magazine to Spotlight Design of OCTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Signature Theatre and American Theatre will present an in-depth discussion with the design team behind Dave Malloy's Octet, showcasing the creative collaboration involved in bringing this acclaimed chamber choir a cappella musical to life. (more...)

Dave Malloy Launches Kickstarter to Fund OCTET Cast RecordingDave Malloy Launches Kickstarter to Fund OCTET Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Octet is now playing through June 30th in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, but creator Dave Malloy wants to make sure that the new musical lives on far beyond closing night. He just launched a Kickstarter to raise funds to make a cast recording! He writes: (more...)

OCTET Adds Special Benefit Performance on June 25thOCTET Adds Special Benefit Performance on June 25th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

Signature Theatre announced today that Octet, a chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), will have a special benefit performance to support the Signature Ticket Initiative on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Margo Seibert Sing from Dave Malloy's OCTET!VIDEO: Watch Margo Seibert Sing from Dave Malloy's OCTET!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet, a chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), will play through June 30, 2019. (more...)

OCTET Announces Third & Final Extension Through June 30OCTET Announces Third & Final Extension Through June 30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet, a chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), has been extended a third and final time by one week and will now play through June 30, 2019. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Dave Malloy's OCTET at Signature Theatre?Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Dave Malloy's OCTET at Signature Theatre?
by Review Roundups - May 20, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), opened last night, May 19, in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Octet will now play through June 23, 2019. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dave Malloy's OCTET Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre!Photo Coverage: Dave Malloy's OCTET Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre!
by Jennifer Broski - May 20, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), opened just last night, May 19, in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Octet will now play through June 23, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASSPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of Curse of the Starving Class, by Sam Shepard and directed by Tony Award nominee Terry Kinney, runs to June, 2 2019 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing SquareSignature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

OCTET Extends Again Through June 23rdOCTET Extends Again Through June 23rd
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), has been extended again by one week and will now play through June 23, 2019. (more...)

Peter Francis James, Cara Ricketts And More Will Star In The Acting Company's Reading Of WAIT UNTIL DARKPeter Francis James, Cara Ricketts And More Will Star In The Acting Company's Reading Of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Acting Company (Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley; Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) announced casting today for the second reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series, Frederick Knott's classic thriller Wait Until Dark. The reading will take place on Monday, May 20 at 7 PM at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY). Tickets are available now online at www.theactingcompany.org. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Dave Malloy's OCTET!VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Dave Malloy's OCTET!
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2019

Get a first look below at the Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet by Dave Malloy, directed by Annie Tippe. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Dave Malloy's OCTET at SignaturePhoto Flash: Inside Dave Malloy's OCTET at Signature
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Get a first look below at the Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet by Dave Malloy, directed by Annie Tippe. (more...)

Dave Malloy's OCTET Cancels First Performance at Signature Theatre Due to Technical IssueDave Malloy's OCTET Cancels First Performance at Signature Theatre Due to Technical Issue
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

Yesterday, Dave Malloy's Octet was set to begin performances, but due to some technical issues, the performance was cancelled. (more...)

Dave Malloy's OCTET Extends at SignatureDave Malloy's OCTET Extends at Signature
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), has been extended one week and will now play throughJune 16, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dave Malloy's OCTET Begins Rehearsals At Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: Dave Malloy's OCTET Begins Rehearsals At Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Signature Theatre presents of Octet, a world premiere musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy and directed by Annie Tippe. Get a first look at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Kim Blanck, Margo Seibert, and More Cast in Dave Malloy's OCTETKim Blanck, Margo Seibert, and More Cast in Dave Malloy's OCTET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The cast and creative team have been announced for the Signature Theatre production of Octet, a world premiere musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy and directed by Annie Tippe. Octet is the first production in Malloy's Signature Residency, which will include three productions over the course of five years. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the The Acting Company GalaPhoto Flash: Inside the The Acting Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) honored director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel- individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs-at the Company's 2018 Fall Gala, on November 12. Held at the historic Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street), the event raised nearly $400,000 and brought together awards, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner, and cocktails in celebration of theater and its contribution to American society. Tony Award-winner and The Acting Company alumna Harriet Harris hosted, with performances by Joanna A. Jones (Hamilton) and Tatiana Wechsler, featuring Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz.  (more...)

Quick Silver Theater Company CITIZEN ONE Casting CompleteQuick Silver Theater Company CITIZEN ONE Casting Complete
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Quick Silver Theater Company's (QSTC) third annual Citizen One Reading Series launches Friday November 16th.  QSTC will present staged readings of four emerging playwrights of color as part of their series. (more...)

Raul Esparza, Alice Ripley, and More Announced for Vassar's Powerhouse SeasonRaul Esparza, Alice Ripley, and More Announced for Vassar's Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the next wave of casting for the highly anticipated 34th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which starts this Friday, June 22 and runs through Sunday, July 29. Actors joining the annual summer play development incubator include Tony Award nominee Raul Esparza, Tony Award winner Alice Ripley, Tony Award nominee Denee Benton, Tony Award nominee Lauren Worsham, Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman, Noah Galvin, Frankie J. Alvarez, Lesli Margherita, Michael Esper, and Carson Elrod. (more...)

Acting Company Extends X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATIONActing Company Extends X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

In response to popular demand, The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) extends their acclaimed production of playwright/poet Marcus Gardley's X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation through February 25, 2018. Coinciding with African Heritage Month, the Ian Belknap-directed play deepens our understanding of one of America's most complex, compelling historical figures, and explores the tumultuous landscape of ideology and activism in the 1960s.  (more...)

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