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PBS' Great Performances to Present Peter Boyer's 'Ellis Island: The Dream Of America  Photo PBS' Great Performances to Present Peter Boyer's 'Ellis Island: The Dream Of America With Pacific Symphony'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020

PBS's Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, pay tribute to America's history and celebrate the historic American immigrant experience with a special Independence Day weekend program of composer Peter Boyer's Grammy-nominated contemporary classical work a?oeEllis Island: The Dream of America,a?? broadcast nationally on PBS on Friday, July 3 at 9 p.m. (PDT).

L.A. Theatre Works' 'Family Collection' Offers Five Plays for Parents and Kids Photo L.A. Theatre Works' 'Family Collection' Offers Five Plays for Parents and Kids
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

Best known as the world's leading producer of state-of-the-art audio recordings of contemporary and classic plays, L.A. Theatre Works has put together a package of five productions that can be enjoyed by listeners of all ages.

PBS Great Performances to Air ELLIS ISLAND: THE DREAM OF AMERICA WITH PACIFIC SYMPHON Photo PBS Great Performances to Air ELLIS ISLAND: THE DREAM OF AMERICA WITH PACIFIC SYMPHONY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by music director Carl St.Clair, pay tribute to America's history with a performance of composer Peter Boyer's Grammy-nominated contemporary classical work "Ellis Island: The Dream of America," at a free, public screening in Orange County, June 29, 8:00 p.m. at the Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University.   

GREAT PERFORMANCES ELLIS ISLAND: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony Premieres Photo GREAT PERFORMANCES ELLIS ISLAND: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony Premieres Friday, June 29 on PBS
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2018

THIRTEEN's Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by music director Carl St.Clair, pay tribute to America's history with a performance of composer Peter Boyer's “Ellis Island: The Dream of America,” a Grammy-nominated contemporary classical work celebrating the historic American immigrant experience.Great Performances – Ellis Island: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony premieres nationwideFriday, June 29 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of Immigrant Heritage Month. It will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

Pacific Symphony Performs Peter Boyer's 'Ellis Island: The Dream of America' Photo Pacific Symphony Performs Peter Boyer's 'Ellis Island: The Dream of America'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

THIRTEEN's Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by music director Carl St.Clair, pay tribute to America's history with a performance of composer Peter Boyer's “Ellis Island: The Dream of America,” a Grammy-nominated contemporary classical work celebrating the historic American immigrant experience. Great Performances – Ellis Island: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony premieres nationwide Friday, June 29 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of Immigrant Heritage Month. It will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

Photo Flash: First Look at Geffen Playhouse's CONEY ISLAND CHRISTMAS World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies weaves together nostalgia, music and merriment in the world premiere commission of a new seasonal classic opening at the Geffen Playhouse. Presented by OneWest Bank, Coney Island Christmas, a "Jewish Christmas show" for people of all ages and all faiths, introduces us to Shirley Abramowitz (played by Isabella Acres) a young Jewish girl who, much to her immigrant parents' exasperation, is cast as Jesus in the school's Christmas pageant. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!

Angela Paton, Annabelle Gurwitch and Arye Gross Lead Donald Margulies' CONEY ISLAND CHRISTMAS at the Geffen, Now thru 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies weaves together nostalgia, music and merriment in the world premiere commission of a new seasonal classic opening at the Geffen Playhouse. Presented by OneWest Bank, Coney Island Christmas, a "Jewish Christmas show" for people of all ages and all faiths, introduces us to Shirley Abramowitz (played by Isabella Acres) a young Jewish girl who, much to her immigrant parents' exasperation, is cast as Jesus in the school's Christmas pageant.

Angela Paton, Annabelle Gurwitch and Arye Gross Lead Donald Margulies' CONEY ISLAND CHRISTMAS at the Geffen; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies weaves together nostalgia, music and merriment in the world premiere commission of a new seasonal classic opening at the Geffen Playhouse. Presented by OneWest Bank, Coney Island Christmas, a "Jewish Christmas show" for people of all ages and all faiths, introduces us to Shirley Abramowitz (played by Isabella Acres) a young Jewish girl who, much to her immigrant parents' exasperation, is cast as Jesus in the school's Christmas pageant.

The Play Co Extends ENJOY Thru May 1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010.

ENJOY Extends Off-Broadway Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010.

Play Company Closes ENJOY by Toshiki Okada, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be end its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company on April 25th. Kate Loewald is Founding Producer of The Play Company; Lauren Weigel is Managing Producer. This production is presented in association with Japan Society.

ENJOY Extends Off-Broadway Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010.

The Play Co Extends ENJOY Thru May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010.

Play Company Presents ENJOY by Toshiki Okada; Opens 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be given its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company. The show, which began previews March 27, will official open tonight, April 6, 2010 Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer), located at 59 E. 59 St., between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan. Kate Loewald is Founding Producer of The Play Company; Lauren Weigel is Managing Producer. This production is presented in association with Japan Society.

Photo Flash: 59E59 Presents ENJOY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be given its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company, with previews began March 27 and an official opening night set for April 6, 2010 Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer), located at 59 E. 59 St., between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan.

Play Company Presents ENJOY by Toshiki Okada; Previews Begin 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be given its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company, with previews beginning March 27 and an official opening night set for April 6, 2010 Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer), located at 59 E. 59 St., between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan. Kate Loewald is Founding Producer of The Play Company; Lauren Weigel is Managing Producer. This production is presented in association with Japan Society.

Play Company Presents ENJOY by Toshiki Okada; Previews Begin 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be given its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company, with previews beginning March 27 and an official opening night set for April 6, 2010 Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer), located at 59 E. 59 St., between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan. Kate Loewald is Founding Producer of The Play Company; Lauren Weigel is Managing Producer. This production is presented in association with Japan Society.

Photo Flash: IN A DARK DARK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2008

Michael Attenborough will direct Steven Mackintosh and David Morrissey in the European premiere of Neil LaBute's three hander, In a Dark Dark House, which runs at the Almeida from November 20th -January 17th, with press night on November 27th. In a Dark Dark House is designed by Lez Brotherston, with lighting by Howard Harrison and sound by Howard Wood. Final casting will be announced shortly.

Photo Flash: In A Dark House in Rehearsal at Almeida Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2008

Michael Attenborough will direct the European premiere of Neil LaBute's new play, In a Dark Dark House, which runs at the Almeida from 20 November 2008 - 17 January 2009, with press night on 27 November. In a Dark Dark House is designed by Lez Brotherston, with lighting by Howard Harrison and sound by Howard Wood.

2009 Almeida Season to Include Stevenson, Goodman, Hampton, LaBute and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2008

The 2009 season at the Almeida Theatre will include five premieres, two major revivals and a Shakespeare.

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