Ty Defoe Directs A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM For Southwest Shakespeare Company To Benefit Covid-19 Relief In Native Nations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Southwest Shakespeare Company (SSC) invited Grammy Award winning Native artist, Ty DeFOE to direct their imaginative new broadcast of A Midsummer Night's Dream to benefit COVID-19 RELIEF among Arizona and Southern Utah's Native communities most devastated by the C-19 pandemic.
New York Theatre Barn Will Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals TEETH and MAYA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Teeth and Māyā .
New York Theatre Barn to Stream New Musicals From Michael R. Jackson, Bobby Cronin and More
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series through June 10th, 2020. Upcoming installments of the series include the new musicals Mary and Max, Second Line, Newton's Cradle, Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfghan, Teeth and Māyā.
Photo Flash: First Look at PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at Playhouse On Park
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2020
Kate Hamill's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (based on the novel by Jane Austen) runs at Playhouse on Park from February 19 – March 8.
BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at Playhouse On Park
by Joseph Harrison - Feb 23, 2020
It is an exciting feeling when you discover something new about something you were already familiar with. Sometimes this happens when you read a favorite book for a second time, or learn a bit of history behind a favorite spot. But sometimes, the planets align and fresh light shines on a classic story breathing new life into it and revealing something brilliant. This is the case with the latest production at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Kate Hamill, which takes the classic Jane Austen novel, turns it a bit on its ear, yet retains the core elements of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy's unlikely love that have stood the
Primary Stages Announces Casting For THE CONFESSION OF LILY DARE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
PRIMARY STAGES has announced casting for The Confession of Lily Dare, written by and starring Charles Busch (The Tribute Artist, You Should Be So Lucky) and directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister, The Tribute Artist). Performances begin at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on January 11, 2020, with opening night set for January 29, for a limited run through March 5, 2020.
Theresa Rebeck To Direct Benefit Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today additional programming for the month-long festival of solo performances, readings, and special events, featuring members of the Primary Stages family.
The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Opens Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center are please to present the world premiere of Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA, which officially opens on Thursday, October 10 at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue).
The Wilma Theater Presents DANCE NATION October 22-November 10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Clare Barron's ferocious, tender, and raucous comedy Dance Nation takes the stage at the Wilma Theater, October 22 through November 10, 2019.
The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center announce the world premiere of Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA, which begins performances tonight at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue).
VIDEO: First Look At THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD At Live & In Color
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Get a first look at the 'The Golden Threshold', a new musical in development at the Bingham Camp in Salem, CT. This work is being developed by Live & in Color as a part of their 2019 fall retreat during their 5th season.
Live & In Color Presents THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD, A New Musical In Development
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
As Live & In Color's 2019 fall retreat wraps up, the theatre company will be presenting staged readings of 'The Golden Threshold', a new musical in development on Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 at the Bingham Camp in Salem, CT. Set in 1930 British India, 'The Golden Threshold' follows two young women named Maya and Harini as they join Mahatma Gandhi's revolutionary protest known as the Salt March; one woman to avoid an arranged marriage, the other to free her nation. The score features a fusion of contemporary musical theatre with traditional Indian music elements. This new musical features book & music by Cheeyang Ng and book & lyrics by Eric Sorrels. The production is directed by Arpita Mukherjee, artistic director of the Hypokrit Theatre Company and the festival chair for New York's Tamasha: A Festival for South Asian Performing Arts. The cast features Brian Myers Cooper* (Irwin / Viceroy), Kuhoo Verma* (Maya), Kimberly Chatterjee* (Harini), Meetu Chilana* (Mummy), Sorab Wadia* (Papa), Cameron Nies (Lawrence), and Jamen Nanthakumar* (Devaraj). Musical direction is by Alyssa Kay Thompson
Live & In Color Hosts LIFE IS A CABARET A Benefit Concert Featuring Broadway Stars!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
As a part of their 2019 fall retreat, Live & In Color will present a benefit concert at the Old Lyme Inn in Old Lyme, CT. 'Life is a Cabaret!' will take place on September 15th, 2019 at 6:30pm.
Guest Post: Nadia Bowers of LIFE SUCKS, on Vulnerability, and the Meaning of Life
by BWW Special - Aug 26, 2019
Nadia Bowers, currently starring in Life Sucks at Theater Row, discusses the meaning of life, and what it means to be vulnerable.
Jed Diamond to Take Over for Austin Pendleton in LIFE SUCKS. Following One Week Extension
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Wheelhouse Theater Company announced today Tony Award nominee Austin Pendleton has extended one more week in Aaron Posner'sLife Sucks. and will now play his final performance on August 18. Jed Diamond will assume the role on August 20 and will join new cast members Andrew Hovelson (who joined the cast as Dr Aster on July 30), Michael Broadhurst and Jenny Strassburg.
BWW Review: Aaron Posner's LIFE SUCKS. Urges Chekhov and His Characters To Get To The Point
by Michael Dale - Jun 23, 2019
'How many of you would just... pretty much like to have sex with me?', a character asks audience members in the middle of a play.
The Producer's Perspective Pro Announces Invited Reading Of OCEAN IN A TEACUP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
The Producer's Perspective PRO Reading Series, which is produced in part by Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, is proud to announce their second presentation, which will be an invited reading of Ocean in a Teacup on Monday, June 24th at 3pm at Sunlight Studios (321 W 44th Street).
Photo Coverage: Wheelhouse Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of LIFE SUCKS
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 17, 2019
Wheelhouse Theater Company's Life Sucks, by Aaron Posner and directed by Jeff Wise, opened just last night. The production runs to September, 1 2019 with a Sunday, June 16 opening night in Theatre Three at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).
LIFE SUCKS. Opens Sunday at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
The new production of Wheelhouse Theater Company's production of Life Sucks. by Aaron Posner officially opens on Sunday, June 16h at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Directed by Drama Desk nominee Jeff Wise, Life Sucks. is a fourteen-week limited engagement through Sunday, September 1.
Photo Flash: First Look at LIFE SUCKS.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
Get a first look at the new production of Wheelhouse Theater Company's Life Sucks.by Aaron Posner and directed by Jeff Wise.
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