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The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 21 Photo The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the new line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. Since the beginning in March the series featured close to 100 talks with 150 artists from 50 countries. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily during the week for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Ti

Hamptons Virtual Art Fair Announces Inaugural 2020 VIP Exhibitors List and Programmin Photo Hamptons Virtual Art Fair Announces Inaugural 2020 VIP Exhibitors List and Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

ShowHamptons has announced the exhibitors for the VIP Preview of the inaugural Hamptons Virtual Art Fair (HVAF).

John Cariani to Teach Free Online Playwriting Class Tomorrow Photo John Cariani to Teach Free Online Playwriting Class Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020

Tuesday, March 31st at 4pm Eastern, Broadway Teachers Workshop continues its series of free 30-minute inspirational online classes with John Cariani, author of Almost, Maine, one of the most popular plays in America, teaching Playwriting.

John Cariani's CUL-DE-SAC Comes to Studio Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

???????Portland Stage Affiliate Artists present a 'Studio Series Workshop Staged Reading' of John Cariani's cul-de-sac, Monday, July 31st at 7:30 pm, followed by an open discussion between the playwright, director and audience, Portland Stage Studio Theater, 25A Forest Avenue in Portland. Tickets are a $10 in advance, or $15 at the door.

BWW Review: JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Brilliantly Ends August Wilson's 'Century Cycle' at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Jan 30, 2017

This powerful production is one drop-everything-and-don't-miss-it show.

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center to Present THE LEGACY OF JUDITH MELINA AND JULIAN BECK WITH THE LIVING THEATRE 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Join us for an evening celebrating the life and work of the late Judith Malina (June 4, 1926 - April 10, 2015), who was a regular participant and guest at many Segal Center evenings. Malina was a German-born American theatre and film actress, writer and director. In 1945, she became the student of the radical German political theatre director Erwin Piscator at The New School in New York. In 1947, with her husband and artistic partner Julian Beck (May 31, 1925 - September 14, 1985), Malina co-founded the highly influential The Living Theatre, a radical political theatre troupe that rose to prominence in New York City and Paris during the 1950s and 60s. Together they created legendary productions (The Brig, The Connection, Paradise Now, Antigone, Mysteries and Smaller Pieces, Frankenstein) until Beck's death.

Romeo Castellucci, PRELUDE16 and More Set for The Segal Center's Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, announces its Fall 2016season of public programs. The season features free public programs throughout the fall and winter, with contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world.

John Cariani Will Adapt His Play ALMOST, MAINE into Young Adult Novel
by Jessica Khan - Oct 13, 2015

John Cariani's play ALMOST, MAINE, a staple in schools and theaters throughout the country, is zeroing in on a large segment of its audience -- young adults -- in a new way.

Memorial Service for Off Broadway Theater Movement Founder Judith Malina to be Held Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

The Living Theatre will honor the life and legacy of Judith Malina with a memorial celebration to be held on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre at La Mama, 66 E. 4th St., New York City.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the service will begin at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

The Living Theatre Co-Founder Judith Malina Dies at 88
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

According to The New York Times, actor and director Judith Malina, who founded The Living Theatre with her husband, Julian Beck, passed away today, April 10, 2015 in Englewood, N.J. at the Lillian Booth Actors Home. She was 88.

John Cariani's LOVE / SICK Begins Next Month at Royal Family Performing Arts Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Almost Maine is one of the countries most produced plays, this February; Royal Family Productions (Katie Avebe, Mary Bernardi, Chris Henry and Andy Theodorou, Founders) will present the New York premiere of John Cariani's follow-up play LOVE / SICK. Directed by Chris Henry and featuring choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter, LOVE / SICK will begin performances on February 6 and open on February 9 through February 26, 2015 at Royal Family's new home in Times Square at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th St.). Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting royalfamilyproductions.org or by calling Ovation Tickets at (866)811-4111.

ALMOST, MAINE Comes to The Cape Playhouse, 8/18-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Almost, Maine, the popular romantic comedy, wraps up 88th season of The Cape Playhouse in Dennis. Written by John Cariani and directed by Skip Greer, Almost, Maine plays August 18 through 30.

TCG Releases 52nd Annual World Theatre Day Messages from Brett Bailey and Diane Rodriguez
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre and home of the U.S. Center of the International Theatre Institute (ITI-US), has released Brett Bailey and Diane Rodriguez's World Theatre Day 2014 messages. Each year, a renowned theatre artist of world stature is invited by ITI Worldwide in Paris to craft the International Message, which is then translated into more than 20 languages to mark the global occasion. This year, TCG has renewed their tradition of asking a noted U.S. artist to also reflect on the themes of World Theatre Day.

Living Theatre Stages Judith Malina's NO PLACE TO HIDE, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Living Theatre celebrates its 67th season with the world premier of NO PLACE TO HIDE, a new work-in-progress written and directed by Judith Malina.

Living Theatre to Stage Judith Malina's NO PLACE TO HIDE, 3/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Living Theatre celebrates its 67th season with the world premier of NO PLACE TO HIDE, a new work-in-progress written and directed by Judith Malina.

Geva Theatre Center's 41st Season Continues with John Cariani's LAST GAS, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Season continues with Last Gas by John Cariani. Directed by Skip Greer, this romantic comedy full of heart and humor begins performances tonight, January 7 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through February 2.

Geva Theatre Center's 41st Season Continues with John Cariani's LAST GAS, 1/7-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Season continues with Last Gas by John Cariani. Directed by Skip Greer, this romantic comedy full of heart and humor begins performances on January 7 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through February 2.

Theatre Communications Group Publishes AN IDEAL THEATER: FOUNDING VISIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of An Ideal Theater: Founding Visions for a New American Art, a wide-ranging, inspiring documentary history of the American theatre movement as told by the visionaries who goaded it into being.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab Presents Staged Reading of LOVE/SICK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

Berkshire Playwrights Lab will present a staged reading of John Cariani's Love/Sick, directed by Daniel Winerman, tonight, July 10 at 7:30pm at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, Mass.). There is no charge for admission, however, Berkshire Playwrights Lab suggests a $10.00 donation to help offset its programming costs. For reservations, call 413.528.0100 or visit the Mahaiwe box office in person.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Present Staged Reading of LOVE/SICK, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Berkshire Playwrights Lab will present a staged reading of John Cariani's Love/Sick, directed by Daniel Winerman, on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30pm at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, Mass.). There is no charge for admission, however, Berkshire Playwrights Lab suggests a $10.00 donation to help offset its programming costs. For reservations, call 413.528.0100 or visit the Mahaiwe box office in person.

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