NAMT Kicks-Off Festival Of New Musicals With THE 46TH MINUTE NAMT Kicks-Off Festival Of New Musicals With THE 46TH MINUTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre will kick-off this year's Festival of New Musicals at The Green Room 42 (at the Yotel, 570 10th Ave) with The 46th Minute concert on Wednesday, October 23 at 7 PM.  This concert is open to the public and tickets starting at $22, can be purchased by visiting TheGreenRoom42.poptix.com.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Theater-Making Band The Lobbyists Announce Their New Collective At Fall Gala Photo Flash: Theater-Making Band The Lobbyists Announce Their New Collective At Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Theater-making band The Lobbyists announce their new collective at fall gala with appearances by DAVE THOMAS BROWN (Book of Mormon, Heathers), KIM BLANCK (Octet), CHRISTOPHER SEARS (Only Yesterday), BANDITS ON THE RUN, and others! (more...)

Directors And Musical Directors Announced For This Year's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS Directors And Musical Directors Announced For This Year's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce this year's directors and musical directors for their 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival events will kick off on Wednesday, October 23, with the return of The 46th Minute Concert at The Green Room 42. (more...)

Applications Now Open For The 2020 Drama League Directing Fellowships And Director Residencies Applications Now Open For The 2020 Drama League Directing Fellowships And Director Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Artistic Director) opened its applications today for the 2020 Drama League Directors Project, which offer unique Fellowship and Residency opportunities for professional stage directors at all levels of experience to advance their artistry, learn new skills, develop and present new work, and propel their careers. The only program of its kind in the nation, the deadline for completed applications is 11:59pm US EDT on Monday, February 3, 2020. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Announces 2019-2020 15th Anniversary Season Curio Theatre Company Announces 2019-2020 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

Curio Theatre Company announces its 2019-2020 season, marking its 15th anniversary making affordable, accessible, and professional theatre in West Philadelphia. (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Line-Up for the FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Line-Up for the FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces the line-up of new musicals for their 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival events will kick off on Wednesday, October 23, with the return of The 46th Minute Concert.   (more...)

THE WINTER'S TALE Announced At Curio Theatre THE WINTER'S TALE Announced At Curio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Written toward the end of William Shakespeare's career, The Winter's Tale is a story of folly, forgiveness and redemption. It begins when Leontes, King of Sicily, destroys his family and his oldest friendship in a fit of jealous rage that transforms him into a tyrant. What follows is a play unique among Shakespeare's work. The Winter's Tale is part tragedy, part comedy, and concludes with perhaps the most controversial ending ever penned by the Bard. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Closes Season With THE WINTER'S TALE Curio Theatre Company Closes Season With THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Curio Theatre Company closes its season out with a classic work by William Shakespeare and a trial of a new ticketing initiative. The 2018-2019 will close with a new production of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. This story of forgiveness, folly, and redemption will start previews April 24. It will open Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. Industry Night is Monday April 29 at 8 p.m. There is a matinee Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m. With this show, Curio wanted to look at ways to provide quality theatre programming at a fraction of a cost to the community. The company has introduced CuriosiTix: PLAY It Forward. With this initiative, Curio hopes to welcome new audience members that may have shied away from theatre previously due to financial constraints thereby creating a patron base that represents the evolving neighborhood of West Philadelphia. Tickets are available online at www.curiotheatre.org or by phone at 215-921-8243. All shows are performed at Curio's home theatre at the Calvary Center for Culture and Community, 4740 Baltimore Avenue. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company To Open Doors To Community With Trial Ticket Initiative Curio Theatre Company To Open Doors To Community With Trial Ticket Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

West Philadelphia professional theatre, Curio Theatre Company, announced Saturday night that it will be testing CuriosiTix: PLAY It Forward, a new ticketing initiative, for its performances of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. CuriosiTix: PLAY It Forward will open Curio's doors in a more radically inclusive way to the community and remove financial barriers to theatre attendance. Tickets and more information can be found on Curio's website www.curiotheatre.org (more...)

Christopher Burney Named New Artistic Director of New York Stage and Film Christopher Burney Named New Artistic Director of New York Stage and Film
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

New York Stage and Film announced today that, following a nationwide search, Christopher Burney will become its next Artistic Director. Additionally, New York Stage and Film's longtime Associate Artistic Director, Liz Carlson, has been promoted to the newly created position of Artistic Producer. (more...)

The Drama League Announces Complete Cast For DIRECTORFEST 2019 The Drama League Announces Complete Cast For DIRECTORFEST 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced casting for DirectorFest 2019: The 35th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States exploring the art of contemporary stage directing. DirectorFest takes place at various locations around NYC: New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street), The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas), LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (31-10 Thompson Avenue, Long Island City), and Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). Festival programming, tickets and additional details are available at www.directorfest.org, or by calling (212) 244-9494. (more...)

Applications Are Now open for The Drama League's Directing Fellowships Applications Are Now open for The Drama League's Directing Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The Drama League opened its applications today for the 2019 Directors Project Fellowship Programs, which offer unique opportunities for early and mid-career stage directors to advance their artistry, learn new skills, stage new work, and develop their careers.  The only program of its kind in the nation, it boasts 12 different fellowships, including a new initiative in community-based theater and a new immersion in the development of new musicals.  The deadline for completed applications is 12:00 p.m. (US EST) on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Announces 2018-2019 Season Curio Theatre Company Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Curio Theatre Company has announced its 2018-2019 Season. For its 14th Season, the company is looking at three pieces of classic theatre through a new lens. (more...)

Saratoga Shakespeare Announces 2017 Season Saratoga Shakespeare Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

The Saratoga Shakespeare Company will celebrate the romance and magic of both summer and winter with two of Shakespeare's productions this summer. A Midsummer Night's Dream opens on Tuesday, July 18th and runs through Today, July 29th. (more...)

Saratoga Shakespeare Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Saratoga Shakespeare Company will celebrate the romance and magic of both summer and winter with two of Shakespeare's productions this summer. A Midsummer Night's Dream opens today, July 18th and runs through Saturday, July 29th. (more...)

Saratoga Shakespeare Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Saratoga Shakespeare Company will celebrate the romance and magic of both summer and winter with two of Shakespeare's productions this summer. A Midsummer Night's Dream opens on Tuesday, July 18th and runs through Saturday, July 29th. (more...)

LOVE AND INFORMATION Gets Twin Interpretations at Temple University
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Temple Theaters closes their 49th season with Caryl Churchill's experimental drama Love and Information, running April 19 -30 in the Randall Theater at Temple University. Twin interpretations, presented in rotating repertory, are directed by Liz Carlson and Noah Herman, who each provide their unique perspective on contemporary humanity. (more...)

Works by Paula Vogel, Alex Brightman and More Set for 2017 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 32 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2017 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

Semicolon Theatre Company to Bring Zoe Kamil's #BLESSED to FringeNYC, 8/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Semicolon Theatre Company (Producer, Alexa Derman) is proud to present the World Premiere of Zoe Kamil's #BLESSED, directed by Miranda Cornell as part of the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - Fringe NYC. The production will run August 12-28 at Teatro SEA (107 Suffolk Street) with performances on Saturday, August 13 at 4:30pm, Thursday, August 18 at 7:15pm, Sunday, August 21 at 12pm, Wednesday, August 24 at 9:45pm, and Thursday, August 25 at 7pm. Tickets ($18) will go on sale Friday, July 15 and will be available online at www.blessedplay.com. (more...)

Drama Desk Nominees The Lobbyists to Perform SONGS FROM SEAWIFE at Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

? Indie-folk rock sextet The Lobbyists, 2016 Drama Desk Award Nominees for Outstanding Music, are pleased to announce a special one-night-only concert of their music from the critically-acclaimed folk play SeaWife, on Tuesday, May 31 at 7:00PM at Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen Street). (more...)

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