Announcing 2nd Annual El Barrio's Shakespeare Festival May 31 - Jun 16Announcing 2nd Annual El Barrio's Shakespeare Festival May 31 - Jun 16
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The Shakespeare Forum, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating empowered communities through education and performance, announces the 2018 El Barrio's Shakespeare Festival. The three-week festival will present professional and student performances and seeks to help foster the actors and audiences of tomorrow. El Barrio's Shakespeare Festival will kick off on May 31 with the premiere of Lear, directed by The Shakespeare Forum's Executive Director, Sybille Bruun-Moss. The festival will also feature free student performances by young actors from across New York City. The Shakespeare Forum has trained each of the young performers through the organization's various education programs. All performances will be presented at El Barrio's Artspace PS109. (more...)

The Drilling Company Brings Shakespeare Back to Bryant ParkThe Drilling Company Brings Shakespeare Back to Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The Drilling Company, led by director/producer Hamilton Clancy, returns for their fifth summer season at Bryant Park. Best known for their Shakespeare in the Parking Lot performance series (now entering its 24th season), The Drilling Company brings three of The Bard's best-known plays to the park this summer: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, and Macbeth. (more...)

Drilling Company's THE TEMPEST Rolls Into Bryant Park TonightDrilling Company's THE TEMPEST Rolls Into Bryant Park Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Shakespeare's The Tempest, a production by The Drilling Company in Bryant Park, with new music by Natalie Smith and arrangements by Michael Chorney (of Hadestown), will run for three weeks, beginning tonight, August 25th. (more...)

Drilling Company's THE TEMPEST Rolls Into Bryant Park This MonthDrilling Company's THE TEMPEST Rolls Into Bryant Park This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Shakespeare's The Tempest, a production by The Drilling Company in Bryant Park, with new music by Natalie Smith and arrangements by Michael Chorney (of Hadestown), will run for three weeks, beginning August 25th. (more...)

Drilling Company Stages Festive TWELFTH NIGHT in Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

With a vibrant color palate and a cast of larger-than-life characters, Drilling Company Shakespeare brings Twelfth Night to the stage in all of its anarchic, festive glory. Directed by Jane Bradley, with music by Andrew Gombas (who also plays Feste the Clown in this production). (more...)

Drilling Company Stages Festive TWELFTH NIGHT in Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

With a vibrant color palate and a cast of larger-than-life characters, Drilling Company Shakespeare brings Twelfth Night to the stage in all of its anarchic, festive glory. Directed by Jane Bradley, with music by Andrew Gombas (who also plays Feste the Clown in this production). (more...)

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Set for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot This July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, presented by The Drilling Company, opens its 23rd season July 6 to 22 with 'All's Well That Ends Well,' directed by Karla Hendrick.  It's the first time this play has been presented in a parking lot, ever. (more...)

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Set for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, presented by The Drilling Company, opens its 23rd season July 6 to 22 with 'All's Well That Ends Well,' directed by Karla Hendrick.  It's the first time this play has been presented in a parking lot, ever. (more...)

Drilling Company's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR to Arrive at Bryant Park This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare's only comedy set in or around London, is now modernized in the setting of an Upper West Side cooperative by Drilling Company Shakespeare. Performances will run in Bryant Park, Fridays and Saturdays from May 19 to June 3. (more...)

Helluva Theatre Company in Association with Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble Presents MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

MAJOR BARBARA as you've never seen it before. (more...)

Helluva Theatre Company to Stage Unique MAJOR BARBARA at Medicine Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

Helluva Theatre Company presents, in collaboration with Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, George Bernard Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA at Medicine Show Theatre (549 West 52nd Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10019) from November 12th to November 29th, 2016. (more...)

Helluva Theatre Company to Stage Unique MAJOR BARBARA at Medicine Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Helluva Theatre Company presents, in collaboration with Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, George Bernard Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA at Medicine Show Theatre (549 West 52nd Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10019) from November 12th to November 29th, 2016. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Adapts MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Marianka Swain - Jun 9, 2016

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is a tale of love and enchantment that is simultaneously set in the woodland and in the realm of Fairyland, under the light of the moon. The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, ever fond of holding a mirror up to its own neighborhood, is adapting the story into a fable of the Lower East Side in the first production of its 2016 season, July 7 to 24, directed by Kathy Curtiss. (more...)

Salty Brine to Premiere New Cabaret Inspired by Judy Garland and Annie Lennox
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Salty Brine announces the return of his Spectacular Living Record Collection Cabaret with a brand new show, These Are the Contents of My Head. Salty Brine's Spectacular Living Record Collection Cabaret, which performs on Wednesdays as part of Brine's residency at The Red Room (85 E. 4th St.), explores a different iconic album each month in a live cabaret setting.   (more...)

EndTimes Productions Extends THE DED SULLIVAN SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

EndTimes Productions, the minds behind New York's most beloved anti-holiday holiday show, NAKED HOLIDAYS, has returned to the stage after a one year hiatus with THE DED SULLIVAN SHOW. Due to overwhelming demand, four performances have been added, extending the run through 10/29 at Times Scare. (more...)

The Drilling Company Brings THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Bryant Park Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough. The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of 'The Taming of the Shrew,' to be presented today, September 4, through September 20 as part of Bryant Park Shakespeare, directed by Alessandro Colla. (more...)

Bryant Park Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Run 9/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough.  The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of 'The Taming of the Shrew,' to be presented September 4 to 20 as part of Bryant Park Shakespeare, directed by Alessandro Colla.  In an intrepid adaptation, the popular comedy is transported to a modern New England fishing village, not unlike Martha's Vineyard, where Katherina is a member of the yachting set and Petruchio is a local fisherman.  (more...)

The Drilling Company to Bring THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Bryant Park Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough. The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of 'The Taming of the Shrew,' to be presented September 4 to 20 as part of Bryant Park Shakespeare, directed by Alessandro Colla. (more...)

Bryant Park Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Run 9/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough.  The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of 'The Taming of the Shrew,' to be presented September 4 to 20 as part of Bryant Park Shakespeare, directed by Alessandro Colla.  In an intrepid adaptation, the popular comedy is transported to a modern New England fishing village, not unlike Martha's Vineyard, where Katherina is a member of the yachting set and Petruchio is a local fisherman.  (more...)

EndTimes Productions Extends THE DED SULLIVAN SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

EndTimes Productions, the minds behind New York's most beloved anti-holiday holiday show, NAKED HOLIDAYS, has returned to the stage after a one year hiatus with THE DED SULLIVAN SHOW. Due to overwhelming demand, four performances have been added, extending the run through 8/29 at Times Scare. (more...)

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