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Animus Begins Its Fall 2019 Season Photo Animus Begins Its Fall 2019 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 23, 2019

It was a banner year for the cutting-edge ensemble of artists led by Founding Artistic Director, Jonathan Judge-Russo. Animus Theatre Company is gearing for an equally exciting Fall 2019.

Janet Cella Assumes The Board Presidency Of Ambitious Animus Theatre Photo Janet Cella Assumes The Board Presidency Of Ambitious Animus Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 5, 2019

Janet Cella joins the board of directors as president of one of New York's most ambitious and cutting-edge theater companies.

Photo Flash: Gripping Drama From Animus Opens Tonight Photo Photo Flash: Gripping Drama From Animus Opens Tonight
by Julie Musbach - Nov 15, 2018

Animus continues its fourth full theatrical season with the New York Revival of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me by Frank McGuinness. November 15 - December 9(Thursday - Saturday @ 7 and Sunday at 3); No performances on November 22; but a special matinee on November 24 @ 3.

Animus Theatre Company Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME Photo Animus Theatre Company Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Animus continues its fourth full theatrical season with the New York Revival of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me by Frank McGuinness.

Animus Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME By Frank McGuinness Photo Animus Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME By Frank McGuinness
by Julie Musbach - Nov 9, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), an ensemble of young, dynamic artists exploring the resilience of the human spirit through new and under-represented works, continues their fourth full season with Frank McGuinness' gripping drama about ideologies held hostage, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, directed by the acclaimed theatre professional, Alan Langdon.

Animus Theatre Company Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME Photo Animus Theatre Company Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2018

Animus continues its fourth full theatrical season with the New York Revival of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me by Frank McGuinness.

Animus Theatre Company Presents SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME Photo Animus Theatre Company Presents SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), an ensemble of young, dynamic artists exploring the resilience of the human spirit through new and under-represented works, continues their fourth full season with Frank McGuinness' gripping drama about ideologies held hostage, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, directed by the acclaimed theatre professional, Alan Langdon.

Animus Theatre Company Announces Schedule and Final Casting For Beth Henley 12-Hour R Photo Animus Theatre Company Announces Schedule and Final Casting For Beth Henley 12-Hour Reading Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director) in association with the Circle in the Square Professional Workshop, has announced the schedule and casting for its annual 12-Hour Reading Festival, which returns to Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre this Thursday, July 19, beginning at 11:00am. This year's festival, which will showcase the repertoire of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart), will feature company artists will include Haley Bond, Sara Canter, Jonathan Judge-Russo (A Rainy Day in New York, "Law & Order: SVU"), Trevor Kluckman, Alan Langdon, Brad Lemons, Amy Northup, Courtney Shaw and Karen Sours Albisua ("The Chi," "The Bridge").

Carol Kane, Grace Gummer, Christine Lahti, Bull Pullman and More Announced For Animus Photo Carol Kane, Grace Gummer, Christine Lahti, Bull Pullman and More Announced For Animus Theatre Company's 12-Hour Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), an artist-driven company whose mission is to explore and illuminate the resilience of the human spirit, is thrilled to announce that their annual 12-Hour Reading Festival will return once again to Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre on Thursday, July 19, beginning at 11:00am. Having previously presented two successful 12-Hour Reading Festivals, the company is excited to announce that this year's festival will showcase the repertoire of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart).

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 6/18-7/15 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 6/18-7/15
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 19, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 6/18-7/15

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule From 6/11-7/8 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule From 6/11-7/8
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 12, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule From 6/11-7/8

Sarah Utterback and Jessica Pimentel Join SURFER GIRL Photo Sarah Utterback and Jessica Pimentel Join SURFER GIRL
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), are thrilled to welcome Sarah Utterback of ABC's hit primetime TV drama Grey's Anatomy and Jessica Pimentel of Netflix's Orange Is the New Black to the New York premiere of Surfer Girl, part of Leslye Headland's Sin Cycle Plays. Presented at The Foley Gallery (59 Orchard Street, between Grand and Hester) on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at7:00pm (doors open 7:00pm, performance begins 7:30pm), the New York premiere of Surfer Girlruns through May 30, 2018.

Sarah Utterback and Jessica Pimentel Join The New York Premiere Of SURFER GIRL Photo Sarah Utterback and Jessica Pimentel Join The New York Premiere Of SURFER GIRL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 25, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), are thrilled to welcome Sarah Utterback of ABC's hit primetime TV drama 'Grey's Anatomy' and Jessica Pimentel of Netflix's 'Orange Is the New Black' to the New York premiere of Surfer Girl, part of Leslye Headland's 'Sin Cycle Plays.' Presented at The Foley Gallery (59 Orchard Street, between Grand and Hester) on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 7:00pm (doors open 7:00pm, performance begins 7:30pm), the New York premiere of Surfer Girl runs through May 30, 2018.

Animus Theatre Company Announces Professional Workshop Programming for 2018 Photo Animus Theatre Company Announces Professional Workshop Programming for 2018
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), the artist-driven company whose mission is to explore and illuminate the resilience of the human spirit and lead producer of the now running N.Y. Premiere of Leslye Headland's Surfer Girl , is excited to announce the programming for its 2018 Professional Workshop Series.  

SURER GIRL New York Premiere Kicks-Off With Special Talkback Photo SURER GIRL New York Premiere Kicks-Off With Special Talkback
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 9, 2018

The New York premiere of Surfer Girl by acclaimed screen & playwright Leslye Headland (Assistance, Bachelorette), presented by Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director) in association with The Dirty Blondes, will begin performances tomorrow, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at The Foley Gallery (59 Orchard Street, between Grand and Hester), located in Manhattan's esteemed Lower Eastside gallery district. In honor of the productions inaugural performance, the evening will include a special post-performance conversation with Ms. Headland, who is currently in NYC filming her previously announced Netflix series with Amy Poehler and Natasha Lyonne.

Animus Theatre in association with The Dirty Blondes Present The New York Premiere Of Photo Animus Theatre in association with The Dirty Blondes Present The New York Premiere Of Leslye Headland's SURFER GIRL
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), an artist-driven company whose mission is to explore and illuminate the resilience of the human spirit, is thrilled to announce that its 2018-2019 programming will kick-off this April with the New York premiere of Surfer Girl by acclaimed screen & playwright Leslye Headland (Assistance, Bachelorette). Performances of this exciting New York premiere will take place on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 7:00pm (doors open 7:00pm, performance begins 7:30pm)beginning April 10 and continuing through May 30, 2018, at The Foley Gallery (59 Orchard Street, between Grand and Hester), located in Manhattan's esteemed Lower Eastside gallery district.

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25
by Tori Hartshorn - Jan 30, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25

B.H. Barry's THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Play Sheen Center Starting Tonight Photo B.H. Barry's THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Play Sheen Center Starting Tonight
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 28, 2017

A perfect show for the whole family, The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning December 28 and running through December 31, 2017 will play in the Black Box Theater at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC 10012).

B.H. Barry's THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Play Sheen Center This Month Photo B.H. Barry's THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Play Sheen Center This Month
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 12, 2017

A perfect show for the whole family, The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning December 28 and running through December 31, 2017 will play in the Black Box Theater at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC 10012).

THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Premiere at The Schoolhouse Theater Photo THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Premiere at The Schoolhouse Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Schoolhouse Theater will present the premiere of The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind and the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning November 9 and running through November 26, 2017.

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