VIDEO: The Public Theater's Public Works Community Sings 'Still I Will Love' by Shain Photo VIDEO: The Public Theater's Public Works Community Sings 'Still I Will Love' by Shaina Taub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020

In the first international Public Works collaboration, more than 150 community members have come together their homes to sing a?oeStill I Will Lovea?? from the Public Theater production of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub.

VIDEO: Public Works National Partners Perform 'Still I Will Love' From AS YOU LIKE IT Photo VIDEO: Public Works National Partners Perform 'Still I Will Love' From AS YOU LIKE IT
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020

In the first international Public Works collaboration, more than 150 community members unite from their homes to sing a?oeStill I Will Lovea?? from the Public Theater production of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub.

Broadway Training Center Of Westchester To Present Regional Premiere Of AS YOU LIKE I Photo Broadway Training Center Of Westchester To Present Regional Premiere Of AS YOU LIKE IT: A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Broadway Training Center of Westchester (BTC), one of the region's premier performing arts schools, will present Shaina Taub's 'As You Like It: A New Musical' March 27 through March 29 at the Irvington Theater (formerly Irvington Town Hall Theater) in Irvington, N.Y. The show will feature BTC's award-winning senior ensemble consisting of their most mature and advanced students from throughout Westchester and Rockland counties and the Bronx.

Trinity Rep Announces Grant Awarded From Doris Duke Foundation Photo Trinity Rep Announces Grant Awarded From Doris Duke Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) announced last week that it has awarded a grant of $67,818 to Trinity Repertory Company. Trinity Rep will partner with director and community facilitator Laurie Woolery to enhance Trinity Rep's bilingual Spanish-English programming and develop theater work based on oral histories of the Latinx people of Rhode Island with director Mark Valdez. Trinity Rep was one of fourteen organizations selected for an award as a part of the foundation's Building Demand for the Arts program.

BWW Interview: Michelle J Rodriguez Opens Up About MICHA MUSICA: IN TRANSIT at Joe's  Photo BWW Interview: Michelle J Rodriguez Opens Up About MICHA MUSICA: IN TRANSIT at Joe's Pub
by Chris Struck - Feb 18, 2020

Chris Struck and Michelle J. Rodriguez discuss Micha Musica: In Transit, and what it means to her to share her upbringing, latinx experience, and to bring her buenavibra spirit to the five boroughs.

Musical AS YOU LIKE IT, RICHARD II Announced for 2020 Shakespeare In The Park Season Photo Musical AS YOU LIKE IT, RICHARD II Announced for 2020 Shakespeare In The Park Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 2020 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 58-year tradition of free theater in Central Park.

The Public Theater's Mobile Unit and Joe's Pub Will Present Michelle J. Rodriguez's M Photo The Public Theater's Mobile Unit and Joe's Pub Will Present Michelle J. Rodriguez's MICHA MÚSICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

The Public Theater's Mobile Unit and Joe's Pub will present Michelle J. Rodriguez's MICHA Música, a music project of the vocalist, songwriter, musical theater composer, and actor, as part of the programs' collaborative series, In Transit.

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present MANAHATTA Photo Yale Repertory Theatre to Present MANAHATTA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present MANAHATTA by Mary Kathryn Nagle, directed by Laurie Woolery, January 24-February 15, 2020, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).

Photo Flash: Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT at the Seattle Rep Photo Photo Flash: Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT at the Seattle Rep
by Jay Irwin - Sep 12, 2019

Equity. Joy. Imagination. These were the words conveyed to us by Angie Kamel, the Director of Public Works at the Seattle Rep, before the opening performance of Public Works' production of “As You Like It”. And as with their inaugural production of “The Odyssey” back in 2017, those words say it all. Bringing together people from all walks of life across Seattle, professionals and non-professionals alike, to tell a story in such a positive way brings joy and imagination to life in the most equitable way possible.

VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Photo VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Iglehart And More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2019

The Public Theater's Public Works is putting the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of HERCULES! See footage from the show!

BWW Review: Public Works' Adaptation of Disney's HERCULES Celebrates New Yorkers Via  Photo BWW Review: Public Works' Adaptation of Disney's HERCULES Celebrates New Yorkers Via Greek Mythology
by Michael Dale - Sep 3, 2019

While the name Walt Disney will certainly be familiar to all those arriving at the Delacorte for Public Works' stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical feature Hercules, hopefully a good deal of them will leave Central Park remembering the name Lear deBessonet.

BWW Interview: Beth Hinton-Lever and Community Cast Member Jackie Talk AS YOU LIKE IT Photo BWW Interview: Beth Hinton-Lever and Community Cast Member Jackie Talk AS YOU LIKE IT at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Aug 27, 2019

Following last year's rousing production of Pericles, the National Theatre's Public Acts scheme has returned this summer with As You Like It. It's adapted by Shania Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics also by Taub, and directed by Douglas Rintoul. BroadwayWorld sat down with Beth Hinton-Lever, a professional actor playing Jacques, and Jackie, one of the community cast, to discuss why Public Acts is important for society today and how the 100-strong cast encourages audiences to reread Shakespeare's classic comedy in a new, dappled light.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Company of HERCULES Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Company of HERCULES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

The company of Public Works' HERCULES is hard at work in rehearsal and we've got an inside peek!

How Can You Score Tickets to HERCULES in Central Park? Public Theater Announces New L Photo How Can You Score Tickets to HERCULES in Central Park? Public Theater Announces New Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

The Public Theater will soon present the Public Works' musical adaptation of HERCULES with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by David Zippel, book by Kristoffer Diaz, and directed by Lear deBessonet, running for seven nights for free, August 31-September 8 at The Delacorte Theater. The Public has just announced how you can score tickets to the show. 

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For AS YOU LIKE IT at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For AS YOU LIKE IT at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

Following triumphant performances of Pericles at the National Theatre in summer 2018, the next Public Acts production of As You Like It is currently in rehearsals and will play from 24 – 27 August. Queen's Theatre Hornchurch's Artistic Director, Douglas Rintoul will direct this musical adaptation of the William Shakespeare classic.

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch To Produce UK Premiere Of Musical Theatre Adaptation Of Sh Photo Queen's Theatre Hornchurch To Produce UK Premiere Of Musical Theatre Adaptation Of Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Following triumphant performances of Pericles at the National Theatre in summer 2018, the next Public Acts production of As You Like It starts rehearsals this week and will play from 24 a?" 27 August. Queen's Theatre Hornchurch's Artistic Director, Douglas Rintoul will direct this musical adaptation of the William Shakespeare classic.

BWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Brings Back Maria Irene Fornes and Rev. Al Carmines'  Photo BWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Brings Back Maria Irene Fornes and Rev. Al Carmines' Fresh and Vibrant PROMENADE
by Michael Dale - Jul 15, 2019

Through the leadership of Reverend Bernard Scott, Greenwich Village's Judson Memorial Church became a center for emerging artists during the 1950s, welcoming the experimental, the avant-garde and the political to have their work seen without fear of censorship.

Photo Flash: First Look at Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More in Encores! P Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More in Encores! PROMENADE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season.

BWW TV: Check Out Highlights from the Latest Encores! Endeavor PROMENADE Photo BWW TV: Check Out Highlights from the Latest Encores! Endeavor PROMENADE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2019

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season.

BWW TV: What Is Encores! PROMENADE All About? We Put the Cast to the Test! Photo BWW TV: What Is Encores! PROMENADE All About? We Put the Cast to the Test!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2019

While the cast was in rehearsals, they stopped to play a little game that we like to call Synopsis Showdown! Watch as they find the words to tell us more about the almost forgotten musical!

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