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Kate Walsh, Beth Malone Among Latest Guests Announced for NASSIM Photo Kate Walsh, Beth Malone Among Latest Guests Announced for NASSIM
by Julie Musbach - Jan 29, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the middle of February for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be:

Additional Rotating Cast Announced For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM Photo Additional Rotating Cast Announced For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the end of January for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be:

BWW Review: THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING at Williamstown Theatre Festival Takes Berkshir Photo BWW Review: THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING at Williamstown Theatre Festival Takes Berkshire Audiences On An Unexpected Journey
by Marc Savitt - Aug 13, 2018

The journey takes us to a small southern town, 1945. More precisely, to the kitchen and adjacent back yard of the Addams family on the eve of a wedding. The action plays out over a few days in late August and tells the story of 12-year-old tomboy Frankie. Frankie's mother died when she was born, and her father is distant. Her closest companions are the family's African American maid, Berenice Sadie Brown, and her six-year-old cousin, John Henry West. She is awkward, has no friends, and dreams of going away with her brother and his bride-to-be.

Azudi Onyejekwe, Andrew Samonsky and More Among Additional Cast and Creative Announce Photo Azudi Onyejekwe, Andrew Samonsky and More Among Additional Cast and Creative Announced for Williamstown Theatre Festival
by Julie Musbach - Jun 6, 2018

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced casting and creative team additions to the 2018 season including Tony Award winners Natasha Katz and Clint Ramos, as well as details on additional programming and special events for the 2018 summer season.

Shrunken Shakespeare Announces RICHARD II and New Board of Directors Photo Shrunken Shakespeare Announces RICHARD II and New Board of Directors
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2018

Shrunken Shakespeare Company's Co-Founder and newly appointed Executive Director Yvonne Cone announced today that the well-known company is back after two and a half years with a brand new Board of Directors, and an all-new production. SSC's first production in this new outing as a not-for-profit will be William Shakespeare's Richard II, which will be the highlight of their 2018/2019 season. Dates and location will be announced at a later time.

Janet Dacal, Ed Dixon, Judy Gold, Brandon Uranowitz and More Set for Project Shaw's V Photo Janet Dacal, Ed Dixon, Judy Gold, Brandon Uranowitz and More Set for Project Shaw's VOTES FOR WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group continues its 12th Season of PROJECT SHAW when it presents its 128th concert presentation, Votes for Women, a rare staging of the 1907 play by Elizabeth Robins, for one night only, on Monday, November 20th at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).

Jean Kerr's LUNCH HOUR Gets Script-in-Hand Reading at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the romantic comedy "Lunch Hour" by Jean Kerr, on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m.  The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. 

Maria Aitken to Direct Francesca Faridany and James Waterston in DESIGN FOR LIVING at The Acting Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Acting Company will launch its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Noel Coward's wonderfully wicked British comedy Design for Living on Monday, December 12th at 7 PM at the Lynn Redgrave Theater at the Culture Project, 45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY.

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Star to Lead Actors' Fund Benefit Reading of IRA
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 2, 2015

Shrunken Shakespeare Company (Yvonne Cone and Jennifer Martina, Co-Producing Artistic Directors) announced today that Madeline Brewer has joined the cast as Meg, in the world premiere reading of Chukwudi Iwuji's masterpiece screenplay Ira - on June 8th, 2015. Brewer joins new cast member Eli Gelb (The Squid and the Whale, Holy Rollers).

Olivier Winner Chukwudi Iwuji Set for Shrunken Shakespeare Benefit, 6/8
by Tyler Peterson - May 12, 2015

Shrunken Shakespeare Company (Yvonne Cone and Jennifer Martina, Co-Producing Artistic Directors) and Creative Producer Adam Shulman (Dukes of Hazard: The Beginning, Song One starring Anne Hathaway) to host SSC's Annual Benefit Gala and Staged Reading of Chukwudi Iwuji's masterpiece screenplay Ira - on June 8th, 2015 at The Loft at West 83rd Street (150 West 83rd Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus).

BWW Reviews: All-Star Roster Brings the Bard to Fenway Park
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 20, 2014

It was a winning night at Fenway Park for the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and the hometown fans as they celebrated with an all-star roster for SHAKESPEARE AT FENWAY. The one-night event had comedy, tragedy, and some extra excitement (not unlike the Red Sox) for a great start to CSC's 20th anniversary season.

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare Theatre Company's PRIVATE LIVES Offers Delicious Wit and Whimsy
by Heather Nadolny - Jun 15, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's PRIVATE LIVES gives its audience quick wit, smart humor, physical comedy and a production that makes you want to remain in the seats for days.

Bianca Amato and James Waterston Lead Shakespeare Theatre's PRIVATE LIVES, Now thru 7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Noel Coward's fast-talking comedy of manners Private Lives will close the Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2013-2014 Season. Directed by Maria Aitken (2009-2010 Season's As You Like It), Private Lives enjoyed wild success at the Huntington Theatre Company in 2012, being deemed 'a diamond-sharp production' (The Boston Globe) and will find a home at the Lansburgh Theatre from tonight, May 29-July 13, 2014 (450 7th Street NW).

Bianca Amato and James Waterston Will Lead Shakespeare Theatre's PRIVATE LIVES, 5/29-7/13
by Tyler Peterson - May 7, 2014

Noel Coward's fast-talking comedy of manners Private Lives will close the Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2013-2014 Season. Directed by Maria Aitken (2009-2010 Season's As You Like It), Private Lives enjoyed wild success at the Huntington Theatre Company in 2012, being deemed 'a diamond-sharp production' (The Boston Globe) and will find a home at the Lansburgh Theatre from May 29-July 13, 2014 (450 7th Street NW).

New York Theatre Workshop Extends Caryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Through 4/6
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 21, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that due to rave reviews and strong ticket sales, Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald, will extend for two weeks through Sunday, April 6 at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane. Love and Information had been scheduled to run through Sunday, March 23, 2014. Love and Information is produced in association with London's Royal Court Theatre.

BWW Reviews: Live From New York, It's LOVE AND INFORMATION
by Michael Dale - Feb 19, 2014

Caryl Churchill's latest plays like two hours worth of sketches from the last ten minutes of SNL.

BWW Reviews: Live From New York, It's LOVE AND INFORMATION
by Michael Dale - Feb 18, 2014

Caryl Churchill's latest plays like two hours of sketches from the last ten minutes of SNL.

NYTW's LOVE AND INFORMATION to Play Minetta Lane Theatre; 2/19-3/23
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 8, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that Love and Information, by Caryl Churchill and directed byJames Macdonald, will begin performances Tuesday, February 4 at 7pm at Minetta Lane Theatre located at 18 Minetta Lane. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 19 at 7pm. Love and Information is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 23, 2014; tickets are on sale now. Love and Information is produced in association with London's Royal Court Theatre.

Lewis Black and Sarah Jessica Parker Set for the Flea's RAISING A JOYFUL HELL Benefit, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Welcome in the New Year with The Flea Theater on Monday, January 13 at The Raising A Joyful Hell Benefit. The event honors playwright A.R. Gurney and philanthropists Nancy and Fred Poses for their contributions to The Flea and will feature a variety show starring comedian Lewis Black, actors Tina Benko, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jay O. Sanders and James Waterston, pianist Anthony De Mare, LAVA acrobatic dance and the singing ensemble The Lobbyists as well as members of The Bat Theater Company, the resident artists of The Flea in a preview performance of The Mysteries.

AR Gurney, Huntington Theatre's Playwriting Fellows to Speak at Upcoming Cocktail Hour Events
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 21, 2013

The Huntington Theatre Company announces the following special events in conjunction with its production of A.R. Gurney's The Cocktail Hour (now - December 15, 2013 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre):

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