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Premiere Stages Announces 2020 Bauer Boucher Award Winners Photo Premiere Stages Announces 2020 Bauer Boucher Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

 Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has expanded the Bauer Boucher Award to offer two awards a?" one to a budding student playwright and one to an emerging alumni playwright. The expansion of the award is made possible as part of a major five-year sustaining gift from longtime Premiere Stages donors W. John Bauer and Nancy Boucher. In addition to a cash prize of $1000 or $2000, the 2020 winners also received a professional public reading of their play as performed by professional equity actors, followed by a Q & A with the playwright, audience, and the producing artistic director of Premiere Stages, John J. Wooten, who directed both readings.

BWW Review: TECH SUPPORT at 59E59 Theaters ��" A Unique Show that Entertains and Char Photo BWW Review: TECH SUPPORT at 59E59 Theaters ��" A Unique Show that Entertains and Charms
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 6, 2019

The NYC Off-Broadway premiere of Tech Support is currently on stage at 59E59 Theaters through September 21. Produced by Chatillion Stage Company, it is written and directed by Debra Whitfield. This clever and wonderfully performed romantic comedy offers a stark contrast between our modern age and times past.

Photo Flash: TECH SUPPORT Celebrates Opening Night At 59E59 Theaters Photo Photo Flash: TECH SUPPORT Celebrates Opening Night At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

The cast and creative team of TECH SUPPORT celebrated the opening with friends and family at 59E59 Theaters on Wednesday, September 4.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE MIRACLE IN THE WARSAW GHETTO Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE MIRACLE IN THE WARSAW GHETTO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

On Tuesday, August 13, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present a staged reading of The Miracle in the Warsaw Ghetto (Der Nes In Geto), which tells the story of the historic Warsaw Ghetto Uprising through one family and their neighbors

Time Travel Romcom TECH SUPPORT Heads to 59E59 This August Photo Time Travel Romcom TECH SUPPORT Heads to 59E59 This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

59E59 Theaters welcomes the Off Broadway premiere of TECH SUPPORT, written and directed byDebra Whitfield. Produced by Chatillion Stage Company, TECH SUPPORT begins performances on Thursday, August 29 for a limited engagement through Saturday, September 21.

BWW Review: THE IMMIGRANT at GSP Touches Your Heart and Soul Photo BWW Review: THE IMMIGRANT at GSP Touches Your Heart and Soul
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 19, 2019

As a home to great theatre, George Street Playhouse has done it again. 'The Immigrant,' a production that is relevant, inspirational, and entertaining, is now on the New Brunswick stage. Written by Mark Harelik, conceived by Mark Harelik and Randal Myler, the show enjoys wonderful direction by the Playhouse's Director of Education, Jim Jack, and stars an excellent four-person cast.

Photo Flash: First Look At THE IMMIGRANT At George Street Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look At THE IMMIGRANT At George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

George Street Playhouse presents their production of The Immigrant by Mark Harelik, conceived by Mark Harelik and Randal Myler. See photos from the show below!

BWW Interview: Benjamin Pelteson in THE IMMIGRANT at George Street Playhouse Photo BWW Interview: Benjamin Pelteson in THE IMMIGRANT at George Street Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 7, 2019

'The Immigrant,' a heartwarming story inspired by the real experiences of a Russian-Jewish emigrant to the United States, will be performed at George Street Playhouse from March 12 through April 7. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Benjamin Palteson about his career and his role as Haskell Harelik in the show.

THE IMMIGRANT Opens At George Street Playhouse March 12 Photo THE IMMIGRANT Opens At George Street Playhouse March 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The Immigrant-a heartwarming story inspired by the real experiences of a Russian-Jewish emigrant to the United States-will open at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, NJ on March 12. Performances continue through April 7, making this pastoral tale perfect for spring theatregoers.

Photo Coverage: Chatillion Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of FIRE Photo Photo Coverage: Chatillion Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of FIRE
by Linda Lenzi - Oct 19, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company (Debra Whitfield, Artistic Director), presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous). Directed by Benjamin Viertel (The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant), the 8-member cast features Lauriel Friedman (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Jake Horowitz (Our Town), Kevin Lowry (Sweet & Lucky), Paulette Oliva (Barbicide), Laura King Otazo (Insignificant), Jay Russell (End of the Rainbow), Malka Wallick (Outer Banks) and Stuart Zagnit (Newsies).

Photo Flash: First Look - FIRE Tells Tale of Triangle Waist Company Fire Off-Broadway Photo Photo Flash: First Look - FIRE Tells Tale of Triangle Waist Company Fire Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company's world premiere production of the new play Fire, written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous), is now in performance through Saturday evening, October 28, 2017 at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios and Theatres (244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor). Opening Night is Wednesday evening, October 18, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, Premieres Tonight Off- Photo Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, Premieres Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous).

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot to Present THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, 7/28-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

One of Shakespeare's most problematic works makes its Shakespeare in the Parking Lot debut July 28 to August 13 when Ezra Barnes directs 'The Merchant of Venice.'

BWW Review: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at STNJ is Theatrical Excellence
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 24, 2015

'The Diary of Anne Frank' is now onstage at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey through November 21st. Directed by Joseph Discher, this moving theatrical piece is impeccably performed. It is a must-see this fall.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Next on the Main Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett's drama, The Diary of Anne Frank, adapted by Wendy Kesselman and directed by Joseph Discher. Nearly 75 years ago in the Netherlands, a young girl received a diary for her 13th birthday. Today, Anne Frank's humor, strength, and innate goodness continue to shine forth from her words to inspire readers and audiences of all ages. The powerful story of her family's will to survive comes to unforgettable life for a new generation in this adaptation of the Pulitzer, Tony, and NY Drama Critic's Circle Award-winning play.

The Drilling Company's TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA to Open Bryant Park Shakespeare Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

In Shakespeare's First Folio edition, 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' opens with Valentine leaving Verona for Milan to finish his education, leaving his friend Proteus at home to woo Julia. The Drilling Company's version, which opens the second season of Bryant Park Shakespeare, is set in NYC's Little Italy and Shakespeare's two cities are transformed into two rival New York restaurants. This free Shakespeare production will be in Bryant Park, where food kiosks serve affordable meals, capacious rest rooms are close at hand and seating on bistro chairs is guaranteed for everyone. Best of all, there will be no waiting in line for tickets.