Rodrigo Nogueira's REAL To Premiere At The TankRodrigo Nogueira's REAL To Premiere At The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

The Tank will present the World Premiere of Real, written by Rodrigo Nogueira (The Ideal Obituary at The Tank) and directed by Erin Ortman (One Thousand Nights and One Day with Prospect Theater Company) in the 99-seat theater at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), January 3-20, 2019. (more...)

Brick Theater Celebrates Halloween with THE TESTAMENT OF JOSH: A FLESH & BLOOD MUSICALBrick Theater Celebrates Halloween with THE TESTAMENT OF JOSH: A FLESH & BLOOD MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

This Halloween, the Brick Theater presents The Testament of a Josh: A Flesh and Blood Musical, an original rock musical by humor writer Brian Boone (books and lyrics) and composer Julian Mesri, and featuring Maybe Burke (fresh off the acclaimed Red Emma and the Mad Monk), John Amir (Theater for a New Audience's Skin of Our Teeth) and Matt Butterfield (600 Highwaymen). (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Sally Mayes and More to Star in Georgia Stitt, Bob Banghart and John Strand's SNOW CHILD in ConcertKate Baldwin, Sally Mayes and More to Star in Georgia Stitt, Bob Banghart and John Strand's SNOW CHILD in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Eowyn Ivey's debut novel The Snow Child is reborn as a magical new musical featuring a score that combines Alaskan string-band traditions and contemporary musical theater. On November 17t, SubCulture will present the show in a concert adaptation featuring KATE BALDWIN, MATT BOGART, FINA STRAZZA, GERARD CANONICO, SALLY MAYES and WILLIAM PARRY. (more...)

200+ Artists Unite For Collaboraction's PEACEBOOK Finale200+ Artists Unite For Collaboraction's PEACEBOOK Finale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Collaboraction will reunite 200+ Chicago artists involved in the creation of this year's third annual PEACEBOOK Festival for a one-day-only, marathon celebration showcase of more than 20 world premiere short works about peace Sunday, October 7 at The Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Avenue in Bucktown.  (more...)

PEACEBOOK To Premiere 8 More Short Works Envisioning A More Peaceful ChicagoPEACEBOOK To Premiere 8 More Short Works Envisioning A More Peaceful Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Presented by Collaboraction, Chicago's social issue-driven contemporary theater, PEACEBOOK is a free, city-wide festival of theater, dance, music, visual art and spoken word that travels to three Chicago Parks over three consecutive weekends in September, all focused on cultivating peace in Chicago. (more...)

Writers Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of WITCHWriters Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the World Premiere of Witch, written by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker & Ford. Witch, directed by Marti Lyons, runs September 26 - December 16, 2018 in the Gillian Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Clubbed Thumb's Fall Developmental Lineup to Feature Eliza Bent And MoreClubbed Thumb's Fall Developmental Lineup to Feature Eliza Bent And More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director) is proud to announce upcoming developmental projects and opportunities for Fall 2018. (more...)

Monsterpiece Tears Down TWO (GENTLEMEN) OF VERONAMonsterpiece Tears Down TWO (GENTLEMEN) OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Join Monsterpiece Theater Collective as it tries to solve Shakespeare's problem play by tearing it down brick by brick. An all female cast takes on Two Gentlemen of Verona, kickin it where it needs to be kicked and lovin it how it should be loved. These 9 warriors set out to confront the poetic words and misogynistic tendencies of the man whose work is constantly referred to as timeless... Is it really? Come see a bunch of girls make Bill Shakes roll over in his grave. (more...)

The Brick Theater, Inc. presents SHAKESPEARE IN THE THEATER 2018The Brick Theater, Inc. presents SHAKESPEARE IN THE THEATER 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

The Brick Theater presents an indoor Shakespeare festival!  With air conditioning!! (more...)

Monsterpiece Tears Down TWO (GENTLEMEN) OF VERONAMonsterpiece Tears Down TWO (GENTLEMEN) OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Join Monsterpiece Theater Collective as it tries to solve Shakespeare's problem play by tearing it down brick by brick. An all female cast takes on Two Gentlemen of Verona, kickin it where it needs to be kicked and lovin it how it should be loved. These 9 warriors set out to confront the poetic words and misogynistic tendencies of the man whose work is constantly referred to as timeless... Is it really? Come see a bunch of girls make Bill Shakes roll over in his grave. (more...)

The Brick Presents HAMLET: WHAT DREAMS MAY COMEThe Brick Presents HAMLET: WHAT DREAMS MAY COME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Created in collaboration between Drama Desk award-winning playwright Adam Mathias and Bakerloo Theatre Project Artistic Director William Addis, this stunning, fast-paced, four person adaptation uses Shakespeare's text in a post-modern exploration of the English language's most enigmatic anti-hero. In the instant following his death, Hamlet awakens in a surreal dreamscape and must replay the pivotal moments of his tragedy with the help of his mother, his friend, and his love. (more...)

Ethan McSweeny Named New Artistic Director Of American Shakespeare Center In Staunton, VAEthan McSweeny Named New Artistic Director Of American Shakespeare Center In Staunton, VA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) today announced that the company has chosen Ethan McSweeny, an internationally acclaimed theatre artistwith more than 80 productions to his credit, as its new Artistic Director. (more...)

New Podcast 'SMASH Bros' Revisits Broadway TV Show SMASHNew Podcast 'SMASH Bros' Revisits Broadway TV Show SMASH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

In one of the most exciting pieces of Karen Cartwright-related news this Broadway season, a new podcast about the TV show Smash premiered today, June 25, 2018. Its hosts are New York-based writer/actor/comedians Marty Scanlon and Jimmy Blackmon. They're joined each week by luminaries from the worlds of Broadway, television, and comedy. (more...)

The Brick Theater, Inc. And Doghouse Ensemble Theatre Present AS YOU LIKE ITThe Brick Theater, Inc. And Doghouse Ensemble Theatre Present AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

The Brick Theater, Inc. and Doghouse Ensemble Theatre present AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted and directed by Catherine Andre (originally by William Shakespeare). As part of The Festival of Lies, AS YOU LIKE IT will play at The Brick (579 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn) June 23 at 1pm, June 25 at 7pm, and July 1 at 1pm. (more...)

The Brick Theater Presents THE FESTIVAL OF LIESThe Brick Theater Presents THE FESTIVAL OF LIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Truth is an illusion. Experience is subjective. And proof is in the eye of the beholder. We at The Brick believe only what we feel like believing and likely not even that. All news is fake news. Except for the news that proves my point. Join us for performances and art works full of hot takes, half-truths and exaggerations for you to believe, ignore and distrust at your pleasure.  All spectators will receive ten million dollars. (more...)

MY TRUE COLORS FESTIVAL 2018 Announces Line UpMY TRUE COLORS FESTIVAL 2018 Announces Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

My True Colors Festival (MTCF) is pleased to present its lineup for 2018, including Saturday Church (June 14, 7 PM), a mini musical about a shy 14-year-old-boy struggling with gender identity and religion. He escapes the burden of his new responsibilities as "man of the house" after the death of his father and finds his passion in the process through voguing and the NYC ball scene, with the help of a vibrant transgender community where he is enlisted into Saturday Church, a program for at-risk L.G.B.T.Q. youth. (more...)

Keen Company Announces 2018 KEEN TEENS FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKKeen Company Announces 2018 KEEN TEENS FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Today Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein of the Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company announced the Twelfth Season of Keen Teens. This season's offerings will be Winifred & Myrtle Go to High School by Leah Nanako Wrinkler, directed by Michael Goldfried; Around 2 by James Anthony Tyler, directed by Estefania Fadul; and The Caribbean Queen with book & lyrics by Jamie Cowperthwait, music & lyrics by Salomon Lerner, directed and choreographed by Ilana Ransom Toeplitz with musical direction by Salomon Lerner. An-Lin Dauber will provide scenic design, with costume design by Karen Boyer, lighting design by Kate August and sound design by Karl Berntson. (more...)

THE SPRING FLING Opens In One Week!THE SPRING FLING Opens In One Week!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Chemistry, seven new short plays by Mario Correa (Tail! Spin!), Jahna Ferron-Smith (Ensemble Studio Theatre's Youngblood), Jon Kern (Modern Terrorism), Dan McCabe (Christina Martinez), Mara Nelson-Greenberg (Do You Feel Anger?), Erica Saleh (Channel Zero, Wisdom of the Crowd) and Amy Staats (Eddie and Dave). (more...)

The Brick Theater Presents THE HOLLOWThe Brick Theater Presents THE HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Written and directed by Matthew Freeman (writer of the acclaimed The Listeners and That Which Isn't), The Hollow is an evening of expressionist short plays that, in Freeman's inimitable style, dive into landscape of our vast interior lives. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Prospect Theater's ONE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND ONE DAYPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Prospect Theater's ONE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND ONE DAY
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 16, 2018

One Thousand Nights and One Day, a new musical with book and lyrics by Jason Grote, with music by Marisa Michelson, and directed by Erin Ortman, just opened the ART/NY Mezzanine Theatre (502 West 53rd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues). (more...)

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