The Acting Company Partners With The Juilliard Drama Division For Shakespeare Tour The Acting Company Partners With The Juilliard Drama Division For Shakespeare Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

The Acting Company is proud to announce JULIUS CAESAR and ROMEO & JULIET, two touring productions visiting New York City schools across the five boroughs in January 2020. In an expansion of the Company's five-decade relationship with the Juilliard Drama Division, the school touring productions will for the first time feature casts of current Juilliard acting students. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at THE PLOT at Yale Repertory Theatre VIDEO: First Look at THE PLOT at Yale Repertory Theatre
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents the world premiere of THE PLOT by Will Eno, directed by Oliver Butler, November 29-December 21, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). THE PLOT opened on Thursday, December 5. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PLOT at Yale Repertory Theatre BWW Review: THE PLOT at Yale Repertory Theatre
by Andrew Beck - Dec 16, 2019

There is indeed a lot of plot in the world premiere of 'The Plot' at the Yale Repertory Theatre now through December 21, especially for a play by Will Eno. The author of 'Thom Pain (based on nothing),' 'Wakey, Wakey,' and 'Title and Deed' confused and confounded audiences with those plays, while impressing them with a precision of language that earned him the title of 'a Samuel Beckett of the Jon Stewart generation.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE PLOT at Yale Rep Photo Flash: First Look at THE PLOT at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents the world premiere of THE PLOT by Will Eno, directed by Oliver Butler, November 29-December 21, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, December 5. (more...)

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present The World Premiere of THE PLOT By Will Eno Yale Repertory Theatre to Present The World Premiere of THE PLOT By Will Eno
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents the world premiere of THE PLOT by Will Eno, directed by Oliver Butler, November 29-December 21, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, December 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the The Acting Company Gala Photo Flash: Inside the The Acting Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) honored director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel- individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs-at the Company's 2018 Fall Gala, on November 12. Held at the historic Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street), the event raised nearly $400,000 and brought together awards, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner, and cocktails in celebration of theater and its contribution to American society. Tony Award-winner and The Acting Company alumna Harriet Harris hosted, with performances by Joanna A. Jones (Hamilton) and Tatiana Wechsler, featuring Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz.  (more...)

OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Student Rush Policy OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Student Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Student rush tickets will be offered for the final week of performances of the Signature Theatre production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad. (more...)

BWW Review: Phylicia Rashad Directs Crackling Revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis' OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET BWW Review: Phylicia Rashad Directs Crackling Revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis' OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET
by Michael Dale - May 24, 2018

There's an empty casket on display and a pants-less mourner screaming. 'What kinda fuckin' world is this?!' when the lights suddenly go up on Stephen Adly Guirgis' wild New York escapade, Our Lady of 121st Street. (more...)

Signature's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Extends Through June 17 Signature's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Extends Through June 17
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad, has been extended by a week, the company announced today. The production, which opened on May 20, will now run through June 17, 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 21, 2018

Signature Theatre's Our Lady of 121st Street opened last night! BroadwayWorld was in attendance, check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Our Lady of 121st Street runs through June 10, 2018 with a Sunday, May 20 opening night on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Directed by Phylicia Rashaad Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Directed by Phylicia Rashaad
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Rehearsals are now under way for Signature Theatre's Our Lady of 121st Street, check out the photos below! (more...)

Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Casting Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Our Lady of 121st Street, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad. This is the second production of Guirgis' Signature residency, which began last fall with the critically-acclaimed, extended production of Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, directed by Mark Brokaw. Our Lady of 121st Street marks Rashad's New York City directorial debut. (more...)

Acting Company Extends X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Acting Company Extends X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

In response to popular demand, The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) extends their acclaimed production of playwright/poet Marcus Gardley's X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation through February 25, 2018. Coinciding with African Heritage Month, the Ian Belknap-directed play deepens our understanding of one of America's most complex, compelling historical figures, and explores the tumultuous landscape of ideology and activism in the 1960s.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Acting Company Honors John Guare and Anne L. Bernstein at 2017 Gala Photo Flash: The Acting Company Honors John Guare and Anne L. Bernstein at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

The Acting Company honored playwright John Guare and film and theater producer/philanthropist Anne L. Bernstein - two individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the widely acclaimed touring repertory company that promotes theater and arts education nationwide - at the Company's 2017 Winter Gala on December 4. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Roslyn Ruff to Star in The Acting Company's X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Off-Broadway Roslyn Ruff to Star in The Acting Company's X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

The Acting Company presents their acclaimed production of playwright/poet Marcus Gardley's X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation in a full Off-Broadway run, January 14-February 18, 2018, at the Theatre at St. Clement's. (more...)

Quick Silver Theatre Co Announces Citizen One Reading Series Quick Silver Theatre Co Announces Citizen One Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Quick Silver Theater Company will present staged readings of new works by emerging playwrights of color. QST's Playwrights of Color Summit is a week-long residency that allows previously unproduced playwrights an opportunity to work exclusively on their plays. These plays were submitted to QST as part of our POC Summit's call for new works. QST will be presenting its series in partnership with Ensemble Studio Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Acting Company Celebrates CAESAR / X Opening Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Acting Company celebrated the opening of X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation in rep with Julius Caesar at The New Victory Theater on Friday night at Red Rooster on Malcolm X Blvd. in Harlem. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Acting Company's CAESAR / X Tour, Coming to New Victory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The assassinations of Rome's great ruler of the Republic and revolutionary leader Malcolm X take to the stage when Tony Award-winning The Acting Company couples Shakespeare's Julius Caesar with X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation, a compelling new play by lauded playwright Marcus Gardley (The House that Will Not Stand, The Gospel of Lovingkindness, Every Tongue Confess, On The Levee). These two gripping dramas make their Off-Broadway debut at The New Victory Theater from March 17 - 26, 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek at both productions! (more...)

The Acting Company's CAESAR/X to Play New Victory Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The assassinations of Rome's great ruler of the Republic and revolutionary leader Malcolm X take to the stage when Tony Award-winning The Acting Company couples Shakespeare's Julius Caesar with X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation, a compelling new play by lauded playwright Marcus Gardley (The House that Will Not Stand, The Gospel of Lovingkindness, Every Tongue Confess, On The Levee). These two gripping dramas make their Off-Broadway debut at The New Victory Theater from March 17 - 26, 2017. (more...)

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