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The Town Hall Announces 2021-2022 In-Person Centennial Season and Conclusion of Virtu Photo The Town Hall Announces 2021-2022 In-Person Centennial Season and Conclusion of Virtual Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

The Town Hall has announced the conclusion of its current virtual season this July as well as unveiling its 2021-2022 centennial in-person season. From music and comedy to politics and LGBTQIA+ events, The Town Hall's upcoming programming is as eclectic and diverse as the famed building itself.  

Mauricio Martinez to Host Upcoming Bryant Park Picnic Performances Featuring Adrienne Photo Mauricio Martinez to Host Upcoming Bryant Park Picnic Performances Featuring Adrienne Warren & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021

Mauricio Martinez (On Your Feet!) will appear in-person to introduce a number of major events as part of Bryant Park Picnic Performances, starting on this Friday June 18 with the New York City Opera's Pride in the Park event.

Adrienne Warren, NY Philharmonic & More Announced for Bryant Park Picnic Performances Photo Adrienne Warren, NY Philharmonic & More Announced for Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2021 Summer Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

Bryant Park Corporation has announced the current programming schedule for its summer performing arts series, Picnic Performances, featuring artists including Adrienne Warren, the New York Philharmonic, Mykal Kilgore, New York City Opera and many more! 

WINCHELL: ON THE AIR Will Debut in June in CVPA Ballroom Photo WINCHELL: ON THE AIR Will Debut in June in CVPA Ballroom
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2021

'Winchell: On the Air' is a 70-minute 'in person' production which includes a multimedia element for audiences when it premieres with two performances June 10, 2021 at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster, Ind.

PlayMakers Presents An Encore Presentation Of EDGES OF TIME In Honor Of World Press F Photo PlayMakers Presents An Encore Presentation Of EDGES OF TIME In Honor Of World Press Freedom Day
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 26, 2021

In honor of World Press Freedom Day, ¬†PlayMakers Repertory Company¬†will¬†release a limited encore run of the world premiere production of ‚ÄúEdges of Time,‚ÄĚ written by Jacqueline E. Lawton. Directed by Jules Odendahl-James, ‚ÄúEdges of Time‚ÄĚ will be available to stream from May 3 - 9, 2021. ¬†

Final Day To Catch Virtual Encore Reading Of Joe DiPietro's CONSCIENCE Starring Harri Photo Final Day To Catch Virtual Encore Reading Of Joe DiPietro's CONSCIENCE Starring Harriet Harris
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2020

The virtual reading of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE returned by popular demand this week ending today (Sunday).

The REP Takes A Creative Look At Langston Hughes' History And Artistry. Photo The REP Takes A Creative Look At Langston Hughes' History And Artistry.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 13, 2020

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč In March of 1953, Langston Hughes, African American poet, novelist, and political activist, faced off with Red-baiters Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn when he was accused of perceived communist influences in his writing.

Virtual Reading Of Joe DiPietro's Newest Play CONSCIENCE Returns This Week Starring H Photo Virtual Reading Of Joe DiPietro's Newest Play CONSCIENCE Returns This Week Starring Harriet Harris
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2020

The virtual reading of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE is returning by popular demand tomorrow (Wednesday) through this Sunday, November 15th.

Final Day to Catch Virtual Reading of Joe Dipietro's Newest Play CONSCIENCE Starring  Photo Final Day to Catch Virtual Reading of Joe Dipietro's Newest Play CONSCIENCE Starring Harriet Harris
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2020

The original cast of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE has come together again for a virtual reading of the play with George Street Playhouse for streaming this week ending today (Saturday). Due to the shutdown of theaters throughout the state in March, the world premiere of the production was canceled just days after it opened.  

George Street Playhouse Extends Virtual Version of CONSCIENCE Photo George Street Playhouse Extends Virtual Version of CONSCIENCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

The original cast of Joe DiPietro's Conscience has come together again for a virtual version of the play with George Street Playhouse. Due to the shutdown of theaters throughout the state in March, the world-premiere of the production was canceled just days after it opened.

Joe DiPietro's Newest Play CONSCIENCE, Starring Harriet Harris, Available For Streami Photo Joe DiPietro's Newest Play CONSCIENCE, Starring Harriet Harris, Available For Streaming Today Through Thursday
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2020

The original cast of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE has come together again for a reading of the play with George Street Playhouse to stream today (Tuesday) through this Thursday. Due to the shutdown of theaters throughout the state in March, the world premiere of the production was canceled just days after it opened.  

World Premiere of CONSCIENCE by Joe DiPietro Returns for Limited Virtual Production,  Photo World Premiere of CONSCIENCE by Joe DiPietro Returns for Limited Virtual Production, October 27- 30
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 9, 2020

The original cast of Joe DiPietro's Conscience will come together again for a virtual version of the play with George Street Playhouse this October. Due to the shutdown of theaters throughout the state in March, the world-premiere of the production was canceled just days after it opened.  

WALTER WINCHELL: THE POWER OF GOSSIP Film to Air on PBS Photo WALTER WINCHELL: THE POWER OF GOSSIP Film to Air on PBS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 10, 2020

American Masters ‚Äď Walter Winchell: The Power of Gossip¬†traces the life and career of the syndicated columnist, radio news commentator and television host who pioneered the fast-paced, gossip driven, politically charged media culture that dominates today.

Theater Stories: Ethel Merman's Broadway Debut, Stephen Sondheim Classics and More Ab Photo Theater Stories: Ethel Merman's Broadway Debut, Stephen Sondheim Classics and More About The Neil Simon Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2020

In this week's Theater Stories, we are learning about the Neil Simon Theatre! Learn about who Neil Simon was, what the theater was originally named, which Broadway stars made their debuts there, and more!

Steppenwolf Announces 2020/21 Reset Season Photo Steppenwolf Announces 2020/21 Reset Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2020

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced its 2020/21 Reset Season today featuring a truncated four play lineup (originally six plays) with flexible dates to allow for greater agility in the time of COVID-19, accompanied with a robust slate of original virtual programming.

HBO Announces Premiere Date for BULLY. COWARD. VICTIM. THE STORY OF ROY COHN Photo HBO Announces Premiere Date for BULLY. COWARD. VICTIM. THE STORY OF ROY COHN
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 5, 2020

BULLY. COWARD. VICTIM. THE STORY OF ROY COHN, debuting¬†FRIDAY, JUNE 19 (8:00-9:45 p.m. ET/PT), takes an unflinching look at the life and death of infamous attorney Roy Cohn, who first gained prominence by prosecuting Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in what came to be known as the ‚Äúatomic spies‚ÄĚ case.

Living Room Concerts: Stefanie Caccamo Performs 'The World Must Be Bigger Than an Ave Photo Living Room Concerts: Stefanie Caccamo Performs 'The World Must Be Bigger Than an Avenue' From Musical IRENE
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 13, 2020

Next up in our Living Room Concerts series is the brilliant Stefanie Caccamo - an Australian musical theatre actress now based in London. She brings us a performance from the 1919 Broadway musical Irene - check out the video below!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

BWW Review: CONSCIENCE-A World Premiere Play by Joe DiPietro Captivates and Informs a Photo BWW Review: CONSCIENCE-A World Premiere Play by Joe DiPietro Captivates and Informs at George Street Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 13, 2020

See 'Conscience,' a gripping world premiere play by Joe DiPietro. It is being performed through March 29th at GSP housed in NBPAC. With the exceptional direction of the Playhouse's Artistic Director, David Saint and featuring an outstanding cast of four thespians, 'Conscience' presents a slice of history, one that will resonate with a modern audience.

Harriet Harris Will Appear On 'State Of The Arts' Tomorrow Photo Harriet Harris Will Appear On 'State Of The Arts' Tomorrow
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2020

Tony winner Harriet Harris, currently starring as Margaret Chase Smith in Joe DiPietro's CONSCIENCE, will be this week's special guest on the popular radio talk show 'State of the Arts,' on WPKN (89.5 FM) tomorrow (Friday) at 12:25 PM. The interview may also be heard at wpkn.org. Two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play opened March 6th to critical acclaim at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

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