Photo Flash: DUTCH MASTERS Opens at The Wild ProjectPhoto Flash: DUTCH MASTERS Opens at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Partial Comfort Productions (Samuel D. Hunter's A Bright New Boise, Robert O'Hara's Booty Candy, Thomas Bradshaw's The Bereaved) presents the New York Premiere of DUTCH MASTERS by Greg Keller (Wit with Cynthia Nixon, Michael Mayer's Uncle Vanya on Broadway). The production marks the directorial debut of Andre Holland (Academy Award-winner Moonlight, Jitney on Broadway). This limited Off-Broadway engagement runs through April 21 at The Wild Project. (more...)

BWW Review: TRYING at George Street Playhouse is a Must-See Play that Brings Together History and HumanityBWW Review: TRYING at George Street Playhouse is a Must-See Play that Brings Together History and Humanity
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 20, 2018

George Street Playhouse (GSP) is now presenting Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass through April 8. Directed by Jim Jack, the show stars Philip Goodwin and Carly Zien. This is a two-hander like no other. Exquisitely written, creatively staged, and with superb acting, Trying makes a lasting impression. It is an outstanding, moving play that brings together history and humanity. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TRYING at George Street PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at TRYING at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Internationally known Francis Biddle, Chief Judge of the Nuremberg trials, opponent of the Japanese internment camps during World War II, and Attorney General under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is 81 years old, elegant, sharply cantankerous, and trying to put his life in order. When a young, new secretary is hired, the two struggle to communicate but come to understand how two strangers at very different places in their lives can unexpectedly and forever influence each other. Based on playwright Joanna McClelland Glass' real-life experience as Biddle's secretary.  (more...)

MOONLIGHT Star Andre Holland Makes Directing Debut With DUTCH MASTERSMOONLIGHT Star Andre Holland Makes Directing Debut With DUTCH MASTERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Partial Comfort Productions (Samuel D. Hunter's A Bright New Boise, Robert O'Hara's Booty Candy, Thomas Bradshaw's The Bereaved) will present the New York Premiere of DUTCH MASTERS by Greg Keller (Wit with Cynthia Nixon, Michael Mayer's Uncle Vanya on Broadway). Directed by Andre Holland (Academy Award-winner Moonlight, Jitney on Broadway), previews begin April 4 at The Wild Project with opening night slated for Thursday, April 12. (more...)

Carly Zien and Philip Goodwin to star in George Street Playhouse's TRYINGCarly Zien and Philip Goodwin to star in George Street Playhouse's TRYING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

George Street Playhouse, located at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, today announced the casting of Philip Goodwin (Broadway's The Diary of Anne Frank, The School for Scandal) and Carly Zien (Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, POP TV's Nightcap) in Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass, on stage March 13 - April 8, 2018. The poignant drama will be directed by Jim Jack, who will be helming his second GSP mainstage production following the widely acclaimed 2016 production of My Name is Asher Lev. (more...)

BWW Review:  AMERICAN HERO at GSP-Drama at its FinestBWW Review: AMERICAN HERO at GSP-Drama at its Finest
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 5, 2018

American Hero is now being performed at George Street Playhouse (GSP) through February 25. The play features meticulous direction by the Playhouse's Artistic Director, David Saint and has a splendid cast. This is drama at it's finest. See it! (more...)

George Street Playhouse Announces Cast Of AMERICAN HEROGeorge Street Playhouse Announces Cast Of AMERICAN HERO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

George Street Playhouse, now located at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, announced today that Playhouse favorites John Bolger (last season's American Son, 2014's Outside Mullingar) and Armand Schultz (The Spitfire Grill, Jolson Sings Again), as well as Broadway's Kally Duling (Fun Home) and Laiona Michelle (Amazing Grace) have been cast in Christopher Demos-Brown's gripping military drama American Hero, on stage January 30 through February 25. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents TIME STANDS STILLBristol Riverside Theatre Presents TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre heads into the new year with Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic Time Stands Still January 23-February 11. Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast includes Laura Giknis, Eleanor Handley, Michael Satow, and Danny Vaccaro. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Among American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards HonoreesCOME FROM AWAY, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Among American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) is pleased to announce that five theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2017 Awards in a luncheon ceremony on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. (more...)

AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) has announced three World Premiere productions for the EST 2018 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Play FERGUSON, Opening Tonight in NYCPhoto Flash: First Look at New Play FERGUSON, Opening Tonight in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Theatre Verite Collective presents the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). The strictly limited run opens tonight, October 23, for a run through November 5, 2017. (more...)

FERGUSON World Premiere Begins Tonight in NYCFERGUSON World Premiere Begins Tonight in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Theatre Verite Collective presents the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). (more...)

FERGUSON World Premiere Begins Next Week in NYCFERGUSON World Premiere Begins Next Week in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Theatre Verite Collective presents the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). A friendly reminder that the strictly limited run will begin October 19 and run through November 5, 2017, celebrating its opening night on Monday, October 23 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for Controversial New Play FERGUSONCast, Creatives Announced for Controversial New Play FERGUSON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Theatre Verite Collective announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). (more...)

 Bristol Riverside Theatre Opens its Mainstage Season with the THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Bristol Riverside Theatre Opens its Mainstage Season with the THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

 Bristol Riverside Theatre spells F-U-N when it opens its Mainstage season with the multiple Tony Award-winner The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, and conceived by Rebecca Feldman, running September 19-October 15.  Directed by Amy Kaissar, the ensemble cast features Will Carlyon, Andrew Coleman, Leigha Kato, Kathryn McCreary, Joshua Morgan, Robert Smythe, Phebe Taylor, T.J. Wagner, and Brooke Wetterhahn. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Concludes 30th Anniversary Season with WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTIONBristol Riverside Theatre Concludes 30th Anniversary Season with WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 30th Anniversary season with Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, running May 9-May 28.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the high-voltage thriller by the Queen of Crime drama features an ensemble of professional actors. (more...)

Witness WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Bristol Riverside Theatre 5/9-28Witness WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Bristol Riverside Theatre 5/9-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Community, collaboration and crime capture the mood at Bristol Riverside Theatre's production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, running May 9-May 28.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the high-voltage thriller by the Queen of Crime drama, which concludes BRT's 30th Anniversary Season, features an ensemble of professional actors Sharon Alexander, Keith Baker, Kenneth Boys, Hanna Gaffney,  Leonard C. Haas, Eleanor Handley, Thomas-Robert Irvin, Kyra Leeds, Matt Leisy, James Luse, William R. McHattie, Christopher J. Perugini, Carl Wallnau, Paul B. Weagraff, and Kylie Westerbeck performing alongside Bucks County community members Missy Andrews, Mari Bernhagen, Drew Burke, Melissa Bushey, David Owen Cashell, Sybil Cooper, Matthew DiMarino, Ginny Fairweather, Maryann Fanning, Michael Gearty, Regina Gluhski, Terri Hall, Sarah Konyves, Donna Rae Lee, Matt Lydon, Sr., Matt Lydon, Jr., Donna McCole, Ronald Pae, Eileen Peters, Dottie Polsenberg, Lesia Pryor, Patricia Rooney, Kurt Scholer, Marion M. Walter, Harriet Zeff, and Margie Zielinski. (more...)

Arian Moayed, Sherie Renee Scott and Micah Stock to Lead Dual-Language HAMLET at WaterwellArian Moayed, Sherie Renee Scott and Micah Stock to Lead Dual-Language HAMLET at Waterwell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Waterwell announced today a strictly limited engagement of a new dual language (English/Farsi) version of Hamlet at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture (18 Bleecker Street). Starring Tony Award nominees Arian Moayed as Hamlet, Sherie Rene Scott as Gertrude, and Micah Stock as Horatio, with direction by Drama Desk nominee Tom Ridgely, Hamlet will begin performances on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, with an opening night set for Sunday, May 21 at 8:00pm, and will play through June 3. (more...)

Obie-Winner Julia Jarcho's THE TERRIFYING Comes to Abrons Arts CenterObie-Winner Julia Jarcho's THE TERRIFYING Comes to Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Abrons Arts Center presents the world premiere of The Terrifying by Obie award-winning playwright Julia Jarcho, who also directs. Running March 12-April 2, The Terrifying is performed by Jess Barbagallo, Kim Gainer, Kristine Haruna Lee, Hanna Novak, and Pete Simpson for an audience of 60 who are seated onstage at the Playhouse, close enough to hear a faint whisper. An immersive, live sound design by Obie-winner Ben Williams adds tension to the rich and intimate experience. (more...)

Julia Jarcho's THE TERRIFYING to Hit Abrons Arts Center This SpringJulia Jarcho's THE TERRIFYING to Hit Abrons Arts Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Abrons Arts Center presents the world premiere of The Terrifying by Obie award-winning playwright Julia Jarcho, who also directs. Running March 12-April 2, The Terrifying is performed by Jess Barbagallo, Kim Gainer, Kristine Haruna Lee, Hanna Novak, and Pete Simpson for an audience of 60 who are seated onstage at the Playhouse, close enough to hear a faint whisper. An immersive, live sound design by Obie-winner Ben Williams adds tension to the rich and intimate experience. (more...)

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