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Elevator Repair Service Announces Cast & Creative Team For EVERYONE'S FINE WITH VIRGI Photo Elevator Repair Service Announces Cast & Creative Team For EVERYONE'S FINE WITH VIRGINIA WOOLF
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2018

Elevator Repair Service, "one of the city's few truly essential theater companies" (New York Times), is pleased to present the world premiere of Everyone's Fine With Virginia Woolf, a new play written by longtime company member Kate Scelsa and directed by Elevator Repair Service Artistic Director John Collins.

Abrons Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Season Photo Abrons Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2017

On February 12, 1915, the Abrons Arts Center's Henry Street Settlement Playhouse opened its doors on the Lower East Side. Since that day, it has remained a vital cultural resource, providing audiences with artistically bold work while offering artists opportunities to dynamically grow. The OBIE Award-winning institution has drawn a diverse audience to its historic home at the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side and has garnered a wealth of critical acclaim across artistic disciplines. The work Abrons presents reflects the social and political challenges of our times in ways that are programmatically integrated into broader conversations that affect New York City and beyond.

BWW Review:  Concept Overwhelms Content in Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEAS Photo BWW Review: Concept Overwhelms Content in Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Michael Dale - Oct 14, 2017

Regarded by The Public Theater's artistic director Oskar Eustice as a resident company of the Astor Place venue, Elevator Repair Service's niche has always been productions with a clear focus on words, such as their fully staged complete-text reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby,' titled GATZ, or ARGUENDO, their legal vaudeville centered on documents pertaining to a Supreme Court case regarding strip clubs and the First Amendment.

ERS's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Opens Tonight at The Public Photo ERS's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Opens Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE, created by Elevator Repair Service and directed by John Collins, began previews on Sunday, September 17 and runs through Sunday, November 12, with an official press opening tonight, October 10 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below!

Photo Coverage: MEASURE FOR MEASURE Celebrates Opening Night at the Public Theater Photo Photo Coverage: MEASURE FOR MEASURE Celebrates Opening Night at the Public Theater
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 9, 2017

Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE, created by Elevator Repair Service and directed by John Collins, began previews on Sunday, September 17 and runs through Sunday, November 12 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night below!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/7/2017
by - Oct 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/7/2017.

Sam Waterston Hosts ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE Tonight at The Pub Photo Sam Waterston Hosts ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Elevator Repair Service previously announced that tonight, September 26, 2017, Sam Waterston will co-host a celebration to benefit the non-profit theater company.

Photo Flash: First Look at ERS's MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public Photo Photo Flash: First Look at ERS's MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE, created by Elevator Repair Service and directed by John Collins, began previews on Sunday, September 17 and runs through Sunday, November 12, with an official press opening on Tuesday, October 10 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Bows This Sunday at The Public Photo Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Bows This Sunday at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin previews this Sunday, September 17 for Measure for Measure, created by Elevator Repair Service, part of The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR.

Sam Waterston to Host ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public Photo Sam Waterston to Host ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Elevator Repair Service announced that on September 26, 2017 Sam Waterston will co-host a celebration to benefit the non-profit theater company.

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines Photo Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 season, the first season to be curated by new Artistic Director Craig Peterson, celebrates the idea that a community is a place of intersecting ideas and action. Peterson believes that artists push society forward in ways that challenge our assumptions, politics and social welfare; that artists make room for voices that are too often silenced or sidelined. Gun violence, gentrification, immigration, income and power inequality, freedom, gender, and race are just some of the social issues artists are grappling with this season.

Single Tickets Now On Sale for The Public Theater's 2017-18 Fall Season Photo Single Tickets Now On Sale for The Public Theater's 2017-18 Fall Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2017

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced that single tickets are available now for The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street. Celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR, the season will include a new production from Elevator Repair Service, new plays by Luis Alfaro and Julia Cho, and an encore engagement of Nia Vardalos' acclaimed show Tiny Beautiful Things. Single tickets are available now and can be accessed by calling (212) 967-7555, visiting www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street.

Richard Nelson's ILLYRIA, Lynn Nottage's MLIMA'S TALE, UNDER THE RADAR and More Among Public Theater's 50th Anniversary Season at Astor Place
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette.

Stephen Colbert to Host Elevator Repair Service's 2017 Gala; Steve Martin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debra Monk and More to Attend!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On May 22nd, 2017 Stephen Colbert will host a star-studded gala, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Obie-Award winning theater ensemble, Elevator Repair Service.

Photo Coverage: First look at King Avenue Players' THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO
by Jerri Shafer - Mar 23, 2017

King Avenue Players proudly presents 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo' in the sanctuary of King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 King Ave., Columbus, OH on Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25 at 7:30pm. There will be a 3:00pm matinee on Sunday, March 26. Childcare will be provided during the Friday evening and Sunday afternoon performances. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged.

BWW Review: Elevator Repair Service's THE SELECT: THE SUN ALSO RISES an Exuberant Celebration of Hemingway's Classic
by Andrew White - Mar 2, 2017

Elevator Repair Service, a New York company with a decided literary turn, has brought its lengthy but satisfying staging of Hemingway's first novel, 'The Sun Also Rises,' to Shakespeare Theatre Company's Landsburgh stage for a healthy Washington run. For Hemingway fans, this is reason enough to make a pilgrimage downtown; for theatre enthusiasts, even those who wouldn't normally touch Hemingway with a 10-foot-pole, the sheer exuberance and creativity of the ensemble should be a huge draw.

Elevator Repair Service's THE SELECT (THE SUN ALSO RISES) Coming to Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will host acclaimed theatre ensemble Elevator Repair Service and their production of The Select (The Sun Also Rises) at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th St NW) from February 18-April 2, 2017.

Red Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity Images
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

International Celebrity Images presents the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont Street, in Las Vegas, NV  89101.

Elevator Repair Service's THE SELECT (THE SUN ALSO RISES) Coming to Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will host acclaimed theatre ensemble Elevator Repair Service and their production of The Select (The Sun Also Rises) at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th St NW) from February 18-April 2, 2017.

Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Launch of 13th Annual UNDER THE RADAR
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 6, 2017

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) just began performances for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 4. This popular and highly-anticipated program of The Public Theater's winter season includes artists from across the U.S. and around the world including Belarus, France, Germany, Indonesia, Lebanon, and the UK. Curated by UTR Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR expands to venues throughout New York City in addition to The Public Theater's downtown home at Astor Place.

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