Theater Close-Up Presents Broadcast Premieres of SCHOOL GIRLS, ON THE EXHALE, UNCLE VANYATheater Close-Up Presents Broadcast Premieres of SCHOOL GIRLS, ON THE EXHALE, UNCLE VANYA
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Theater Close-Up, a unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and New York City-area Off-Broadway and regional theaters, returns with three new episodes Fridays, August 16 and 23 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN and thirteen.org/theatercloseup, featuring a diverse selection of groundbreaking, entertaining plays recorded live on stage, including the broadcast premieres of Jocelyn Bioh's School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play (August 16 at 9 p.m.) from MCC Theater, Martín Zimmerman's On the Exhale(August 16 at 10:15 p.m.) from Roundabout Theatre Company, and Anton Chekhov'sUncle Vanya (August 23 at 9 p.m.) from Hunter Theater Project. (more...)

Town Hall Announces 75th Season 2019/20: TRANSFORMATIONSTown Hall Announces 75th Season 2019/20: TRANSFORMATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019

Town Hall Theatre Company (THT) is thrilled to announce four compelling plays and musicals for its milestone 75th 2019/20 Season, entitled TRANSFORMATIONS. Town Hall's TRANSFORMATIONS Season opens with Matthew Lopez's fabulously sassy comedy The Legend of Georgia McBride; continues with the West Coast premiere of an enchanting original new take on the classic Brothers Grimm story Cinderella: A Fairytale; followed by Anton Chekhov's final masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard; and closes with the stirring Tony-nominated musical Violet. Subscription package sales are now available. (more...)

Hunter Theater Project's Presents Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA Hunter Theater Project's Presents Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Hunter Theater Project's ecstatically reviewed debut production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya that left Ben Brantley, The New York Times, feeling "shivery, teary-eyed and stunned," with a "career-high performance" from Jay O. Sanders in the title role, has announced its final extension through Sunday, November 18. $37 single tickets and $15 student tickets are available at www.huntertheaterproject.org, or at the Hunter College Box Office at the Kaye Theater (East 68th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues). (more...)

Hunter Theatre Project's Critically Acclaimed UNCLE VANYA ExtendsHunter Theatre Project's Critically Acclaimed UNCLE VANYA Extends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

There are very few bargains left in New York City, but $37 buys you access to a production that left Ben Brantley, The New York Times, "shivery, teary-eyed and stunned." Hunter Theater Project's ecstatically reviewed debut production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, featuring what Brantley called a "career-high performance" from Jay O. Sanders in the title role, has been extended due to popular demand through Sunday, October 28. Single tickets for $37, and $15 student tickets (with valid ID) are available now at www.huntertheaterproject.org, or at the Hunter College Box Office at the Kaye Theater (East 68th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues). (more...)

UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater ProjectUNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (President, Jennifer J. Raab) announced a two-week extension today for the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, and directed by Nelson, UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and was originally scheduled to run through October 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYAPhoto Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab) will officially open the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, on Sunday, September 16 at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, this production marks the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky have had a work premiere in New York City, following its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego earlier this year. UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, October 14. (more...)

BWW Review:  Richard Nelson Gives UNCLE VANYA The Rhinebeck TreatmentBWW Review: Richard Nelson Gives UNCLE VANYA The Rhinebeck Treatment
by Michael Dale - Sep 17, 2018

For the better part of the present decade, playwright/director Richard Nelson has been going seriously Chekhovian, first with a quartet of plays set during the Obama years in the Rhinebeck, New York home of a family named Apple and then with a trio of visits during the 2016 presidential campaign with the nearby Gabriel family. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Presents UNCLE VANYAPhoto Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Presents UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab) will officially open the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, on Sunday, September 16 at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, this production marks the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky have had a work premiere in New York City, following its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego earlier this year. UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, October 14. (more...)

Hunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYAHunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

 Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today the inaugural production of the Hunter Theater Project, the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College (E. 68th Street and Lexington Avenue), directed by Richard Nelson. Translated byRichard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. This production is the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky will have a work premiere in New York City, following the show's world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, California. Previews for UNCLE VANYA begin Friday, September 7. The production runs through Sunday, October 14, with an official press opening on Sunday, September 16. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA at The Old GlobeBWW Review: UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 22, 2018

Classics are classics because they have a resonance that lasts long after their final word has been written.  The Old Globe's production of UNCLE VANYA, by Anton Chekhov, with a new translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky with playwright and production director Richard Nelson, is nothing short of an excellent example of letting a classic have its vibrant say once again. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 2/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for San Diego (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe presents UNCLE VANYA by Anton ChekhovPhoto Flash: The Old Globe presents UNCLE VANYA by Anton Chekhov
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

An exhilarating revival that pairs one of the greatest plays ever written with the world's most celebrated translators of Russian literature. Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned byVanya's brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. (more...)

Barry Edelstein to be presented IN CONVERSATION with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa VolokhonskyBarry Edelstein to be presented IN CONVERSATION with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The Old Globe will present a free, one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, supported by the Fuson Family, on Wednesday, February 14 at 5:30 p.m. Continuing his very popular interview series, Edelstein sits down with translator/director Nelson-a great American playwright, at once a poet of the stage and an innovator of theatrical form-and Pevear and Volokhonsky-the world's foremost translators of Russian literature, and perhaps our most influential thinkers about the art of translation. They will discuss the collaborative process behind this Uncle Vanya, as well as the art of translation and bringing the classics of the stage to life for a contemporary audience. (more...)

Photo Flash:  UNCLE VANYA at the Old GlobePhoto Flash: UNCLE VANYA at the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

An exhilarating revival that pairs one of the greatest plays ever written with the world's most celebrated translators of Russian literature. Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned by Vanya's brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. When this local legend returns with a beautiful new wife and announces his plans to sell the estate, hidden passions explode and the lives of the entire family come undone. This Globe-commissioned world premiere translation, performed in an unusually intimate and conversational style, provides an up-close encounter with a classic of world drama that every theatre-lover must see. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old GlobeCast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017 2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya, which has received a Globe-commissioned world premiere translation from Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, andLarissa Volokhonsky. Richard Nelson (Illyria, The Gabriel Plays, Tony Award winner for Best Book of a Musical for James Joyce's The Dead) also directs. Uncle Vanya will run February 10 March 11, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run February 10 14. Opening night is Thursday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Let The Old Globe Solve All Your Holiday Shopping Needs!Let The Old Globe Solve All Your Holiday Shopping Needs!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets for the family to our 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational family tradition, which runs now through December 24. Or for the hard-to-please culture aficionado in the group, gift an assortment of theatre experiences with season tickets or a gift certificate to share great theatre year-round. The Old Globe subscription packages a mix of four or six shows from our exciting upcoming season offer world-class theatre at substantial savings, along with the peace of mind that comes with knowing seats are reserved plus additional privileges and benefits! (more...)

TCG Publishes New Translations of Russian Dramatist Mikhail BulgakovTCG Publishes New Translations of Russian Dramatist Mikhail Bulgakov
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of the two-play volume Moliere, or The Cabal of Hypocrites and Don Quixote by audacious Russian political writer Mikhail Bulgakov. (more...)

BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

TCG Releases New Translation of THE CHERRY ORCHARD with Chekhov's Original
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has published a momentous new edition of Anton Chekhov's beloved drama THE CHERRY ORCHARD, by renowned playwright Richard Nelson and foremost Russian translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. This volume marks the third of TCG's Classic Russian Drama Series, which will include new editions of several canon classics. (more...)

TCG Publishes New Translation of A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of the revelatory new translation of Ivan Turgenev's A Month in the Country, by renowned playwright Richard Nelson and foremost Russian translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. The play marks the second of TCG's Classic Russian Drama Series, which will publish classics over the next ten years. (more...)

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