Date of Death: October 28, 2001
BWW Interview: Jules Aaron Talks DEATHTRAPBWW Interview: Jules Aaron Talks DEATHTRAP
by Don Grigware - Apr 4, 2018

ules Aaron has directed shows at GRT including The Paris Letter (a major critical success) and That Lovin' Feelin' (the Righteous Brothers musical that was extended and broke all house records).  Aaron is the winner of over 40 awards for direction around the country (including LA Drama Critics Award, Garland Award, Bay Area Critics Award, Philadelphia Critics Award, Utah Theatre Critics Award, etc.  He is bi-coastal, working frequently in fifteen California theatres including South Coast Repertory,  ICT, McCoy/Rigby, Pasadena Playhouse, Odyssey Theatre (most recently directed the acclaimed Two Fisted Love), TheatreWorks, Colony Theatre, Falcon Theatre and Theatre 40; In New York at The Public Theatre (personally developed plays with Joe Papp), Soho Rep, the Unit Theatre; regionally at the Humana Festival (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Philadelphia Theatre Co., Utah Shakespearean Theatre among many others. Aaron is currently in rehearsal for Deathtrap expected to open at Group rep Friday April 6. (more...)

River Street Theater to Present Two Plays by Leonard Melfi This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

One for the money, two for the show! William Alderson and the River Street Theater Company present two plays by Leonard Melfi, LUNCHTIME FROM ENCOUNTERS and BIRDBATH. (more...)

Short Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI Tonight at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

A series of short plays by Robert Patrick - author of the forward-thinking dramas CAMERA OBSCURA and ALL IN THE MIND, minimalist works from the 1960s and 1970s that questioned the future and presciently foreshadowed the cyber web we live in today - will be presented together as an evening-length work that immerses the viewer in technologies that were science fiction when the plays were originally written. (more...)

Short Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

A series of short plays by Robert Patrick - author of the forward-thinking dramas CAMERA OBSCURA and ALL IN THE MIND, minimalist works from the 1960s and 1970s that questioned the future and presciently foreshadowed the cyber web we live in today - will be presented together as an evening-length work that immerses the viewer in technologies that were science fiction when the plays were originally written. (more...)

LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST to Tackle Privilege, Racism and More at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Amidst the current national conversations pertaining to privilege, systemic racism, anger and fear, the timely and relevant new play, LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST, premieres at the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) August 12- August 23th as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

AUSTIN, Starring Thomas G. Waites & James McCaffrey, Opens Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Off-Broadway premiere of Elda Cusick's new play, Austin, will open tonight, August 4th, at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). Ed Setrakian directs a cast that stars Thomas G. Waites ('OZ'), James McCaffrey ('Rescue Me'), Rochelle Bostrom, AJ Cedeño, and Michaela Waites. Austin will play a limited run through September 10th only. (more...)

LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST to Tackle Privilege, Racism and More at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Amidst the current national conversations pertaining to privilege, systemic racism, anger and fear, the timely and relevant new play, LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST, premieres at the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) August 12- August 23th as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

AUSTIN to Open Off-Broadway This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Off-Broadway premiere of Elda Cusick's new play, Austin, will begin a limited engagement on Saturday July 23rd at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). Ed Setrakian directs a cast that stars Thomas G. Waites ('OZ'), James McCaffrey ('Rescue Me'), Rochelle Bostrom, AJ Cedeño, and Michaela Waites. Opening Night is set for August 4th. Austin will play a limited run through September 10th only. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Harvey Fierstein, Sam Shepard and More Featured in La MaMa's New Digital Collections
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The Archives of La MaMa just launched La MaMa's Digital Collections Website (catalog.lamama.org). Its development was made possible by a generous 'hidden archival collections' grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources. The site, which premieres on June 27, 2016 as part of La MaMa's 55th anniversary season, is freely available for use by artists, scholars, educators, and the interested public. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the collection! (more...)

Kitchen Table Works' BIRDBATH Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2016

Kitchen Table Works announces the New York revival of Leonard Melfi's BIRDBATH. Set in 1960s Manhattan, the story centers around a young woman and man who are closing up a late night diner on Valentine's Eve. (more...)

Kitchen Table Works Stages BIRDBATH This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Kitchen Table Works announces the New York revival of Leonard Melfi's BIRDBATH. Set in 1960s Manhattan, the story centers around a young woman and man who are closing up a late night diner on Valentine's Eve. (more...)

Kitchen Table Works to Stage BIRDBATH This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Kitchen Table Works announces the New York revival of Leonard Melfi's BIRDBATH. Set in 1960s Manhattan, the story centers around a young woman and man who are closing up a late night diner on Valentine's Eve. (more...)

PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD Premieres Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2015

Producers Al Corley ('Dynasty') and Marty Kaplan have announced the world premiere of PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD, conceived and performed by Steven Friedman and directed by David Schweizer, will play a strictly limited 5 week engagement from tonight, December 12, 2015 to January 16, 2016 at The Beckett Theater at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD to Premiere Off-Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Producers Al Corley ("Dynasty") and Marty Kaplan have announced the world premiere of PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD, conceived and performed by Steven Friedman and directed by David Schweizer, will play a strictly limited 5 week engagement from December 12, 2015 to January 16, 2016 at The Beckett Theater at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: OH! CALCUTTA! Brings Sex, Smut & Psychedelia To Broadway
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 18, 2015

Today we are turning back the clocks to 1969 and the opening of one of Broadway's longest-running hits, OH! CALCUTTA! (more...)

American Theatre Wing Releases Statement on Passing of Jerry Tallmer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

As previously reported, Village Voice theatre writer and creator of the Obie Awards, Jerry Tallmer passed away earlier this week on, November 9, 2014. He was 95 years old. (more...)

Theatre Critic and Obies Creator Jerry Tallmer Passes Away at 95
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

According to the New York Times, Village Voice writer and creator of the Obie Awards, Jerry Tallmer, passed away yesterday, November 9, 2014. He was 95 years old. (more...)

Treasure House Theater to Present HEDDA GABLER, Begin. 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Treasure House Theater follows up its acclaimed production of The Cherry Orchard last summer with a fresh take on Henrik Ibsen's classic drama HEDDA GABLER translated by Rolf Fjelde. Directed by Daniel Paul, performances begin previews June 5 at ArcLight Theatre with opening set for June 12. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/25-1/26/2014
by - Jan 26, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 26, 2014 - Sunday, January 26, 2014. (more...)

Family of Late Playwright Leonard Melfi Awarded $1.25 Million After Marred Burial
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

According to The New York Post, Mount Sinai Hospital was ordered to pay $1.25 million to Melfi's family a New York City judge ruled last week, marking the end of a legal battle after the hospital's mishandling of his death and burial. (more...)

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