Alabama Shakespeare Festival Brings ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914  to the  Photo Alabama Shakespeare Festival Brings ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

Alabama Shakespeare Festival presents All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein, with vocal arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach, on the Octagon Stage December 7 - 29, 2019. Directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, this dramatic retelling weaves together firsthand accounts of World War I soldiers with patriotic tunes, trench songs, and Christmas carols.

BWW Review: SHEAR MADNESS at Ivoryton Playhouse Photo BWW Review: SHEAR MADNESS at Ivoryton Playhouse
by Andrew Beck - Oct 4, 2019

But 'Shear Madness,' the madcap murder mystery comedy that lets its audience vote each night on the identity of the perpetrator, owes a lot of its popularity to the show's willingness to update itself on essentially a daily basis, so that the jokes and setting feel as fresh and exhilarating as possible. After all, the show started nearly 40 years ago in Boston, where you can still find it running at the venerable Charles Playhouse today.

SHEAR MADNESS Brings the Mystery to Ivoryton Photo SHEAR MADNESS Brings the Mystery to Ivoryton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Shear Madness, one of the most popular comedy productions in the world, is opening in Ivoryton on September 18, 2019. This iconic production was first produced in Boston in 1980 and has been delighting audiences ever since with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery.

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents THE STEPMOTHER Photo Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents THE STEPMOTHER
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 23, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group continued the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, with one of the groundbreaking feminist plays of the early 20th Century, The Stepmother by Githa Sowerby.

THOSE MUSCLEBOUND COWBOYS FROM SNAKE PIT GULCH to Play Dixon Place One Night Only Photo THOSE MUSCLEBOUND COWBOYS FROM SNAKE PIT GULCH to Play Dixon Place One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

As part of HOT! Festival, the NYC Celebration of Queer Culture, Dixon Place will present a one night only performance of Those Musclebound Cowboys From Snake Pit Gulch, a new musical with book by Andy Halliday, music by Frank Schiro, and lyrics by CJ Critt on Thursday, July 18 at 7:30pm.

Project Shaw Continues The 2019 Season With THE STEPMOTHER Photo Project Shaw Continues The 2019 Season With THE STEPMOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to continue the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.

BWW Review: THE BATTLES OF RICHMOND HILL Plays a Serious Drinking Game at HERE Photo BWW Review: THE BATTLES OF RICHMOND HILL Plays a Serious Drinking Game at HERE
by Derek McCracken - May 1, 2019

Playwright Penny Jackson packs generations of family drama into this one-act 90-minute "jukebox" play, which has some memorable moments, lots of laughs, but an all-too-familiar feel where love, loss and liquor seep into every scene of Irish turmoil.

Photo Flash: Inside the World Premiere Of Penny Jackson's The Battles Of Richmond Hil Photo Photo Flash: Inside the World Premiere Of Penny Jackson's The Battles Of Richmond Hill At HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

The World Premiere of Penny Jackson's The Battles of Richmond Hill, directed by Kathy Gail MacGowan, began performances at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, enter on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street) on Friday, April 26 at 8:30pm. 

Photo Flash: First Look At Penny Jackson's THE BATTLES OF RICHMOND HILLS Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Penny Jackson's THE BATTLES OF RICHMOND HILLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

91 Central Productions in association with Anemone Productions will present the World Premiere of The Battles of Richmond Hill a new comedy by Penny Jackson

Casting Announced For Penny Jackson's THE BATTLES OF RICHMOND HILL At HERE 4/26-5/11 Photo Casting Announced For Penny Jackson's THE BATTLES OF RICHMOND HILL At HERE 4/26-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

91 Central Productions in association with Anemone Productions will present the World Premiere of The Battles of Richmond Hill a new comedy by Penny Jackson (I Know What Boys Want at the Lion Theatre; A Different Place in the 2017 FRIGID Festival), directed by Kathy Gail MacGowan (Kentucky Cantata at HERE; In the Summer Pavilion at 59E59) at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, enter on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), April 26-May 11.

Photo Flash: WHEN PIGS FLY Takes Flight at Actor's Fund Benefit! Photo Photo Flash: WHEN PIGS FLY Takes Flight at Actor's Fund Benefit!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Pigs fly! For one-night only. A 2017 planned revival of Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly was brought to life at an Actor's Fund benefit concert Monday night!

Podcast: On 'Keith Price's Curtain Call,' the Cast of the Upcoming Actors Fund Benefi Photo Podcast: On 'Keith Price's Curtain Call,' the Cast of the Upcoming Actors Fund Benefit Performance of WHEN PIGS FLY
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Apr 2, 2018

FABULOUS NEWS, The Actors Fund will present a one-night benefit concert of When Pigs Fly, featuring the cast from the recently canceled production. I went to the major press event for the show and managed to secure some fab interview moments with the entire cast and some of the creatives.

Mary Testa And Eddie Korbich Headline New Musical SACRIFICES At Emerging Artists Thea Photo Mary Testa And Eddie Korbich Headline New Musical SACRIFICES At Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

A host of Broadway actors will be part of the presentations of Sacrifices on March 18th and 19th.

One Night Only Concert of WHEN PIGS FLY to Benefit the Actors Fund Photo One Night Only Concert of WHEN PIGS FLY to Benefit the Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today a one night benefit concert of last year's planned off-Broadway revival of When Pigs Fly, that never actually got to play for an audience. The concert, which will reunite the cast members and creative team for one night only, is set for Monday, April 9th.

Mary Testa, Kyle Scatliffe and Margo Seibert Set For Reading of SACRIFICES: THE ANCIE Photo Mary Testa, Kyle Scatliffe and Margo Seibert Set For Reading of SACRIFICES: THE ANCIENT MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Tony Award nominee Mary Testa, Olivier Award nominee Kyle Scatliffe and Drama Desk Award nominee Margo Seibert are set for the reading of Sacrifices - The Ancient Musical, a new musical about the struggles and politics that caused Jerusalem's destruction.

NewYorkRep Joins Producing Team for HOWARD CRABTREE'S WHEN PIGS FLY Off-Broadway Photo NewYorkRep Joins Producing Team for HOWARD CRABTREE'S WHEN PIGS FLY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Lead producer Joshua Goodman (Come From Away) has announced that NewYorkRep has joined Louise Beard and Gene Fisch, Jr. on the producing team for HOWARD CRABTREE'S WHEN PIGS FLY.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Howard Crabtree's WHEN PIGS FLY! Photo Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Howard Crabtree's WHEN PIGS FLY!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 13, 2017

Howard Crabtree's WHEN PIGS FLY, conceived by Howard Crabtreeand Mark Waldrop, book and lyrics by Mark Waldrop, music by Dick Gallagher, directed by Mark Waldrop, choreographed by Tony Award-nominee Denis Jones (Holiday Inn) and costumes by legendary nine-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Mackie ('The Carol Burnett Show'), will fly again Off-Broadway at Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036) with previews beginning October 6 and opening night set for Monday, October 30.

Costumer Bob Mackie Will Return for WHEN PIGS FLY Revival Photo Costumer Bob Mackie Will Return for WHEN PIGS FLY Revival
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2017

According to the show's official announcement, Bob Mackie will be returning to New York to design the costumes for the upcoming revival of the campy musical review, Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly. The show features book and lyrics by Mark Waldrop and music by Dick Gallagher.

HOWARD CRABTREE'S WHEN PIGS FLY to Land Off-Broadway This Fall Photo HOWARD CRABTREE'S WHEN PIGS FLY to Land Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Producer Joshua Goodman is tickled pink to announce the return of HOWARD CRABTREE'S WHEN PIGS FLY, conceived by Howard Crabtree and Mark Waldrop, book and lyrics by Mark Waldrop, music by Dick Gallagher, directed by Mark Waldrop, choreographed by Tony Award-nominee Denis Jones (Holiday Inn) and costumes by legendary nine-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Mackie ('The Carol Burnett Show').

Florida Studio Theatre Opens The Summer Mainstage With BURT AND ME
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The memorable melodies and charismatic charm of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's music comes to center stage in FST's first Summer Mainstage production, Burt & Me. Playing from May 31 through June 18 in the Gompertz atre, it's filled with lively characters and summer fun.

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