BWW Review: Philosophical BATTLEFIELD at the Guthrie Theater
by Karen Bovard - Apr 17, 2017

Now in his 90s, innovative and influential director Peter Brook is still making theater. 30 years ago, he staged a 9 hour marathon depicting portions of the great Hindu epic THE MAHABARATA to wide acclaim and some controversy. With BATTLEFIELD, he and his collaborator Marie-Helene Estienne return to that source material for an elegiac and stripped down 70 minute meditation on life, death, and how to resist despair. (more...)

BWW Review: BATTLEFIELD at Kennedy Center
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 31, 2017

Sometimes a theatrical presentation doesn't need much to make its statement. In the case of world-renowned Director Peter Brook's Battlefield, all you need to make an impact is a strong acting company and some bamboo pieces placed strategically on the stage of the Kennedy Center's Family Theater as part of the center's Spotlight on Directors series. (more...)

A.C.T. to Present Peter Brook's BATTLEFIELD, An Adaptation of Indian Epic 'The Mahabharata'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Following the stunning success of The Suit, which played to standing ovations and sold-out houses at American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) in 2014, legendary director Peter Brook returns to A.C.T. with Battlefield (April 26-May 21, 2017). (more...)

BWW Review: Peter Brook Returns To BAM With Minimalist BATTLEFIELD
by Michael Dale - Oct 6, 2016

It was thirty years ago when British director Peter Brook and BAM Executive Producer Harvey Lichtenstein first peeked inside what was left of the Majestic Theatre on Brooklyn's Fulton Street and deemed the crumbled remains of the elegantly ornate 1904 structure as the perfect venue for their landmark production based on the ancient Sanskrit epic poem, 'The Mahabharata.' (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/13/2014
by - Sep 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/13/2014. (more...)

CELEBRATING PETER BROOK Series Set for Theatre for a New Audience, 9/14-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Peter Brook has been creating work for theatre, opera, and film for over 50 years. During the run of The Valley of Astonishment, written and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Helene Estienne, Theatre for a New Audience will honor Mr. Brook's achievements with Celebrating Peter Brook, a series of events designed to explore the life of his work. (more...)

THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT Begins 9/14 at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The United States premiere of the internationally acclaimed new work written and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Helene Estienne, The Valley of Astonishment, featuring Kathryn Hunter (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Kafka's Monkey), Marcello Magni (Fragments), and Jared McNeill (The Suit), begins previews Sunday, September 14, at 7:30pm for an opening Thursday, September 18,at 7:30pm and a run through Sunday, October 5, at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT Begins 9/14 at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The United States premiere of the internationally acclaimed new work written and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Helene Estienne, The Valley of Astonishment, featuring Kathryn Hunter (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Kafka's Monkey), Marcello Magni (Fragments), and Jared McNeill (The Suit), begins previews Sunday, September 14, at 7:30pm for an opening Thursday, September 18,at 7:30pm and a run through Sunday, October 5, at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT U.S. Premiere, Marlowe's TAMBURLAINE & More Set or TFANA's Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Theatre for a New Audience Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz announces the second season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn. (more...)

Home for the Holidays - BWW Picks the Top 125+ Holiday Shows from Coast to Coast!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 16, 2013

This holiday season, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of our favorite shows playing across the country. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and treat your family to some of our theatrical favorites, now playing nationwide. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FENCES at Long Wharf Theatre
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Dec 9, 2013

Phylicia Rashad sets a new standard for August Wilson's plays. (more...)

Stevenson And Anderson Confirmed For New Young Vic Season!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Gillian Anderson plays Blanche DuBois directed by Benedict Andrews while Juliet Stevenson is Winnie in Beckett's Happy Days (more...)

humRumbleROAR Presents ALONDRA WAS HERE World Premiere at The Wild Project, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

humRumbleROAR Productions has announced the world premiere production of Chisa Hutchinson's ALONDRA WAS HERE, directed by Jade King Carroll. ALONDRA WAS HERE will play a limited engagement at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street, NYC). Performances begin tonight, May 4 and continue through Saturday, May 18. Opening Night is Wednesday, May 8 (7 p.m.). (more...)

humRumbleROAR to Present ALONDRA WAS HERE World Premiere at The Wild Project, 5/4-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

humRumbleROAR Productions has announced the world premiere production of Chisa Hutchinson's ALONDRA WAS HERE, directed by Jade King Carroll. ALONDRA WAS HERE will play a limited engagement at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street, NYC). Performances begin Saturday, May 4 and continue through Saturday, May 18. Opening Night is Wednesday, May 8 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Peter Brook Returns to BAM with US Premiere of THE SUIT, 1/17-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

With The Suit, theater director Peter Brook-whose 1987 production of The Mahabharata inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater)-returns to BAM with Theatre des Bouffes du Nord to showcase his signature approach of innovative stage design and the integration of live music. Written by Can Themba, The Suit was adapted for the stage by Mothobi Mutloatse, and Barney Simon. (more...)

Peter Brook Returns to BAM with US Premiere of THE SUIT, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

With The Suit, theater director Peter Brook-whose 1987 production of The Mahabharata inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater)-returns to BAM with Theatre des Bouffes du Nord to showcase his signature approach of innovative stage design and the integration of live music. Written by Can Themba, The Suit was adapted for the stage by Mothobi Mutloatse, and Barney Simon. (more...)

Peter Brook Returns to BAM with US Premiere of THE SUIT, 1/17-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

With The Suit, theater director Peter Brook-whose 1987 production of The Mahabharata inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater)-returns to BAM with Theatre des Bouffes du Nord to showcase his signature approach of innovative stage design and the integration of live music. Written by Can Themba, The Suit was adapted for the stage by Mothobi Mutloatse, and Barney Simon. (more...)

FATC Presents LIFE OF GALILEO, Closes 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2011

Fordham Alumni Theatre Company, now in its fourth season, presents Life Of Galileo for a limited run at the Veronica Lally Kehoe Theatre, located at Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus (113 West 60th Street at Columbus Ave.) Performances end on Sunday, July 31st. (more...)

FATC Presents LIFE OF GALILEO 7/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

Fordham Alumni Theatre Company, now in its fourth season, presents Life Of Galileo for a limited run at the Veronica Lally Kehoe Theatre, located at Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus (113 West 60th Street at Columbus Ave.) Performances begin on Thursday, July 14th and run through Sunday, July 31st. (more...)

FATC Presents LIFE OF GALILEO 7/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

Fordham Alumni Theatre Company, now in its fourth season, presents Life Of Galileo for a limited run at the Veronica Lally Kehoe Theatre, located at Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus (113 West 60th Street at Columbus Ave.) Performances begin on Thursday, July 14th and run through Sunday, July 31st. (more...)

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