WP Theater Extends [PORTO] Through March 4WP Theater Extends [PORTO] Through March 4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

WP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges, are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, [PORTO], the upside-down romantic comedy written by Obie Award Winner Kate Benson (Super Magic Wild Forest, Desert) and directed by Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (Bull in a China Shop, Caught), will extend. Previously scheduled through February 25,[PORTO] will now play its final performance on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway). (more...)

Photo Flash: [PORTO] Celebrates Opening Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: [PORTO] Celebrates Opening Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Tuesday night marked the opening night of the Off-Broadway premiere of [PORTO], a new play by Obie Award Winner Kate Benson presented byWP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at [PORTO] Premiering Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at [PORTO] Premiering Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Off-Broadway premiere of [PORTO], currently in performances at WP Theater (2162 Broadway). Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Taste of Rehearsals for PORTO at WP TheaterPhoto Flash: Get a First Taste of Rehearsals for PORTO at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

The cast of PORTO enjoyed foie gras sausage, hasenpfeffer, and more delicious bites that they will eat on stage each night during rehearsal last week at WP Theater. PORTO begins performances this Sunday, January 28 and runs through Sunday February 25 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway). (more...)

Cast, Dates Announced for Kate Benson's [PORTO] at WP TheaterCast, Dates Announced for Kate Benson's [PORTO] at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater) and The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges, have announced the cast and dates for the Off-Broadway premiere of PORTO . (more...)

Mac Rogers' Sci-Fi Thriller STEAL THE STARS to Premiere with Weekly Episodes Starting This AugustMac Rogers' Sci-Fi Thriller STEAL THE STARS to Premiere with Weekly Episodes Starting This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Gideon Media (a new venture from Gideon Productions, producers of the critically-acclaimed The Honeycomb Trilogy, Universal Robots, and Viral) in association with Tor Books & Tor Labs will present Steal the Stars, a noir science fiction thriller by Mac Rogers (award-winning writer of the global hit podcast thrillers, The Message and LifeAfter), released as 14 episodes, airing weekly from August 2 - November 1, 2017, and available worldwide on all major podcast distributors including iTunes, Stitcher, and GooglePlay through the Macmillan Podcast Network. (more...)

Mac Rogers' Sci-Fi Thriller STEAL THE STARS to Premiere with Weekly Episodes Starting This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Gideon Media (a new venture from Gideon Productions, producers of the critically-acclaimed The Honeycomb Trilogy, Universal Robots, and Viral) in association with Tor Books & Tor Labs will present Steal the Stars, a noir science fiction thriller by Mac Rogers (award-winning writer of the global hit podcast thrillers, The Message and LifeAfter), released as 14 episodes, airing weekly from August 2 - November 1, 2017, and available worldwide on all major podcast distributors including iTunes, Stitcher, and GooglePlay through the Macmillan Podcast Network. (more...)

The Brick Theater Presents Arts and Activism Festival THIS IS NOT NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

This Is Not Normal is an arts festival at The Brick. Replete with plays, puppetry and performance works, as well as weekly cabarets and calls to action, the festival aims to remind us of the reality we live in and the reality we are moving towards. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr Presents Kate Benson's [PORTO]
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the world premiere of [PORTO] by Kate Benson and directed by Lee Sunday Evans, their follow-up to the Obie Award-winning A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr Presents [PORTO] by Kate Benson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the world premiere of [PORTO] by Kate Benson and directed by Lee Sunday Evans, their follow-up to the Obie Award-winning A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes. (more...)

Cast Announced for Mac Rogers' UNIVERSAL ROBOTS at The Sheen Center, 6/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Gideon Productions will proudly present at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street between Bowery and Lafayette) - UNIVERSAL ROBOTS, a science fiction epic from acclaimed playwright Mac Rogers (The Honeycomb Trilogy; The Message Podcast) inspired by Karel Capek's seminal 1921 play R.U.R. The production, directed byJordana Williams (The Honeycomb Trilogy; Asymmetric at 59E59), will run June 3-26 with performances Thursday through Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm, and Monday at 8pm with additional performances on Wednesday, June 15 & 22 at 8pm. Tickets ($25) are available online at http://sheencenter.org or by calling OvationTix at866-811-4111.  (more...)

New Georges to to Host Revival Reading of HILLARY: A MODERN GREEK TRAGEDY WITH A (SOMEWHAT) HAPPY ENDING, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

New Georges will present a revival reading of its 2008 hit show HILLARY: A MODERN GREEK TRAGEDY WITH A (SOMEWHAT) HAPPY ENDING by Wendy Weiner and directed by Julie Kramer, as part of The Spree, a progressive festivity to benefit New Georges. The special one night only benefit reading will take place on Monday, September 28 at Five Angels Theatre at the 52nd  Street Project (789 10th Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets). The reading will be at 7:30pm, with pre-show cocktails beginning at 6pm. Tickets ($25-$100) are available online at www.newgeorges.org.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CollaborationTown's World Premiere of FAMILY PLAY (1979 TO PRESENT)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Two years ago, The New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (new neighbors in the historic Archive Building on Christopher Street) kicked-off their exciting new developing and presenting initiative: the Archive Residency. The Archive Residency offers select independent theatre companies a two-year commitment of space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. Now in their second-year of the Archive Residency the companies are ready to show the fruits of this process. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

The Mad Ones' THE ESSENTIAL STRAIGHT & NARROW Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Two years ago, The New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (new neighbors in the historic Archive Building on Christopher Street) kicked-off their exciting new developing and presenting initiative: the Archive Residency. The Archive Residency offers select independent theatre companies a two-year commitment of space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. (more...)

New Ohio and Irt Theaters Announce Two World Premieres, 4/28-6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Two years ago, The New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (new neighbors in the historic Archive Building on Christopher Street) kicked-off their exciting new developing and presenting initiative: the Archive Residency. The Archive Residency offers select independent theatre companies a two-year commitment of space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CollaborationTown's World Premiere of FAMILY PLAY (1979 TO PRESENT)
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Two years ago, The New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (new neighbors in the historic Archive Building on Christopher Street) kicked-off their exciting new developing and presenting initiative: the Archive Residency. The Archive Residency offers select independent theatre companies a two-year commitment of space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. Now in their second-year of the Archive Residency the companies are ready to show the fruits of this process. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CollaborationTown's World Premiere of FAMILY PLAY (1979 TO PRESENT)
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Two years ago, The New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (new neighbors in the historic Archive Building on Christopher Street) kicked-off their exciting new developing and presenting initiative: the Archive Residency. The Archive Residency offers select independent theatre companies a two-year commitment of space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. Now in their second-year of the Archive Residency the companies are ready to show the fruits of this process. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of FAMILY PLAY (1979 TO PRESENT)
by Linda Lenzi - May 2, 2014

CollaborationTown presents the World Premiere of Family Play (1979 To Present) through May 16, 2014, produced by CollaborationTown, written and created by Geoffrey Decas O'Donnell, Boo Killebrew and Jordan Seavey, co-created with Lee Sunday Evans and TJ Witham, and directed by Lee Sunday Evans. BroadwayWord brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CollaborationTown's FAMILY PLAY (1979 TO PRESENT), Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

CollaborationTown presents the World Premiere of Family Play (1979 To Present) through May 16, 2014, produced by CollaborationTown, written and created by Geoffrey Decas O'Donnell, Boo Killebrew and Jordan Seavey, co-created with Lee Sunday Evans and TJ Witham, and directed by Lee Sunday Evans. Ahead of tonight's official opening, scroll down to see some photos from the production! (more...)

New Georges to Offer Workshop Presentations & Cabaret Shows as Part of Jam On Toast at Dixon Place, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Producing Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Deputy Artistic Director; Jaynie Saunders Tiller, Managing Director) will present workshop presentations of new plays by Jam artists Dipika Guha (The Architecture of Becoming with Women's Project), Mary Elizabeth Hamilton (current member of EST's Youngblood), and Anna Moench (The Pillow Book at 59E59; Gormanzee at The Flea) as part of The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new play festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career female playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. The works in progress will be directed by Sarah Krohn (Victor Frange Presents Gas at Incubator Arts Project; 2013 Boris Sagal Fellow at Williamstown Theatre Festival), Pirronne Yousefzadeh (QVC with Partial Comfort; The Tenant with Woodshed Collective), and Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Colt Coeur's Fish Eye at HERE; Missed Connections with Ars Nova). The festival will also feature cabaret-style pieces and special presentations by Sofia Alvarez (Between Us Chickens at South Coast Rep), Eliza Bent (Blue Wizard/Black Wizard at Incubator Arts Project; The Hotel Colors at The Bushwick Starr), Mary Birnbaum (Artistic Director of art.party.theater.company), Katie Brook (She Is King at Dixon Place; American Realism at The Invisible Dog), Meghan Finn (Take Me Home with Incubator Arts Project/3LD; Erin Courtney's The Service Road; Mac Wellman's AFAR at Dixon Place), Morgan Gould (co-creator of Young Jean Lee's Untitled Feminist Show),Caroline V. McGraw (2013 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow), and Mia Rovegno (The Civilians' Pretty Filthy II at Joe's Pub; We Play for the Gods with Women's Project). (more...)

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