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FIRESIDE Comes to Cumston Hall Next Month Photo FIRESIDE Comes to Cumston Hall Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

These spooky classics are given new life as chilling theatrical stories. Though told with some humor, this production might be too intense and scary for very young audiences. 

Blue Panther Productions & Canal Cafe Theatre to Present LOVE GODDESS, THE RITA HAYWO Photo Blue Panther Productions & Canal Cafe Theatre to Present LOVE GODDESS, THE RITA HAYWORTH CABARET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

Love Goddess, the Rita Hayworth Cabaret is a celebration of music, dance, and magic with the glorious Rita Hayworth, played in a tour-de-force performance by the show’s creator, New York-based Almog Pail, accompanied by composer-lyricist & Broadway pianist, Logan Medland. 

DESTINY OF DESIRE, Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, to Round Out Guthrie Theater's  Photo DESTINY OF DESIRE, Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, to Round Out Guthrie Theater's 2021â€"2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021

The Guthrie Theater, in association with The Foxboro Company, today announced that Destiny of Desire will complete its 2021–2022 Season. Prior to an anticipated 2022 Broadway run produced by The Foxboro Company, the Guthrie is pleased to produce Destiny of Desire for its audiences.

NYC's Royal Family Productions Presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Photo NYC's Royal Family Productions Presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2021

NYC’s Royal Family Productions is bringing back Chris Henry’s popular adaptation of the novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Will Return To The Maine Stage - Community Little Theatre This M Photo ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Will Return To The Maine Stage - Community Little Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021

NYC's Royal Family Productions is bringing back Chris Henry's popular adaptation of the novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery for one day only. Anne of Green Gables: Part I was a sold-out hit when performed at South Road Farm last September, and this remount pairs it for the first time with Anne of Green Gables: Part II. 

HOLY HANS! Returns for Live Performance in May Photo HOLY HANS! Returns for Live Performance in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

NYC’s Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will remount Chris Henry’s new adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Little Match Girl, and The Princess and the Pea as part of an all-ages theatre piece titled Holy Hans.

HOLY HANS! Encore Production Announced from Royal Family Productions Photo HOLY HANS! Encore Production Announced from Royal Family Productions
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2021

NYC's Royal Family Productions will remount Chris Henry's new adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales The Emperor's New Clothes, The Little Match Girl, and The Princess and the Pea as part of an all-ages theatre piece titled Holy Hans.

Royal Family Productions Presents HOLY HANS! Photo Royal Family Productions Presents HOLY HANS!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021

NYC’s Royal Family Productions will produce Chris Henry’s new adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Little Match Girl, and The Princess and the Pea as part of an all-ages theatre piece titled Holy Hans.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 27-28- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Newell Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 27-28- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Newell and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 27, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 27-28, 2020.

Adriane Lenox to Host Talkback for Royal Family Productions' SEE HER Photo Adriane Lenox to Host Talkback for Royal Family Productions' SEE HER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

Royal Family Productions has announced a special talkback with the creative team of See Her, moderated by Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox. The talkback will take place Sunday, February 28th at 2pm.

Royal Family Productions Presents SEE HER by Iman Schuk Photo Royal Family Productions Presents SEE HER by Iman Schuk
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021

Royal Family Productions has announced the kick-off of their second annual Female+ Forward Festival with See Her, a new cinematic theatrical piece written by one of last year’s FFF playwrights, Iman Schuk (This Open Earth).

VIDEO: JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY Premieres 'Stronger' by Devin Marie and Lorna Vent Photo VIDEO: JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY Premieres 'Stronger' by Devin Marie and Lorna Ventura
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2020

STRONGER, the new song and dance-based video for JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY is written and performed by singer / songwriter Devin Marie ('I Can't Breathe'). The video is Directed and Choreographed by Lorna Ventura (Broadway: Wicked).

Royal Family Productions Presents FIRESIDE Photo Royal Family Productions Presents FIRESIDE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2020

After the huge success of Anne of Green Gables: Part I, NYC's Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will produce an eerie Halloween special.

Royal Family Productions Presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: PART 1 Photo Royal Family Productions Presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: PART 1
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2020

NYC's Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will remount Chris Henry's popular adaptation of the novel Anne of Green Gables: Part 1 by Lucy Maud Montgomery. This one-woman show has been adapted and directed by Chris Henry and movement by Lorna Ventura.

Broadway Cast Members and Graduates 2020 Dance, Soar, and Exhale in the New Vintage T Photo Broadway Cast Members and Graduates 2020 Dance, Soar, and Exhale in the New Vintage Trouble Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2020

As phase one takes hold of the city and slowly changes towards a new normal, some feel motionless. A battle cry and a love letter, professional dancers from Broadway to the Graduating Class of 2020, find an outlet as they dance, soar, and exhale to the new single by Vintage Trouble.

Photo Flash: First Look at Kathleen Chalfant, Gina Naomi Baez, and More in WOMEN ON F Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Kathleen Chalfant, Gina Naomi Baez, and More in WOMEN ON FIRE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020

Royal Family Productions will remount its acclaimed production of WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines.

Stephanie J. Block and Cady Huffman Join the Rotating Cast of Chris Henry's WOMEN ON  Photo Stephanie J. Block and Cady Huffman Join the Rotating Cast of Chris Henry's WOMEN ON FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

Royal Family Productions will remount its production of WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines to accommodate the demand. WOMEN ON FIRE is written, curated, and co-directed by Royal Family artistic director Chris Henry from stories told to her by a group of anonymous women, with choreography and co-direction from Lorna Ventura.

Royal Family Productions Presents FEMALE FORWARD FESTIVAL Photo Royal Family Productions Presents FEMALE FORWARD FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2020

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square-based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to kick off their season with Royal Family's Resident Choreographer/Creative Associate Lorna Ventura curating the FEMALE FORWARD FESTIVAL. This festival features Blackbirding by Queen Esther (The Moxie Show), Journeys by Rosa Arredondo (TV: a?oeRoswell, New Mexico.a?? Broadway: A Streetcar Named Desire), and This Open Earth by Iman Schuk. Tickets are $30; $100; $250 and can be purchased by clicking royalfamilyproductions.org 

Royal Family Productions 2020 Spring Season to Feature Kathleen Chalfant, Maddie Corm Photo Royal Family Productions 2020 Spring Season to Feature Kathleen Chalfant, Maddie Corman and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2020

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square-based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, has announced their 2020 spring season.

Romantic Comedy THE SABBATH GIRL Will Make NYC Premiere at 59E59 Theaters Photo Romantic Comedy THE SABBATH GIRL Will Make NYC Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is will host the NYC premiere of THE SABBATH GIRL written by Cary Gitter and directed by Joe Brancato. Produced by Penguin Rep, THE SABBATH GIRL begins performances on Tuesday, February 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 8. Press opening is Sunday, February 16 at 2:15 pm. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 pm; Saturday at 2:15 pm & 7:15 pm; Sunday at 2:15 pm. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 - $35 ($26 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or visit www.59e59.org. The running time is 90 minutes, with no intermission.

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