Video: First Look at THE UNDERSTUDY at Westport Country PlayhouseVideo: First Look at THE UNDERSTUDY at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the recent Off-Broadway hit, 'The Understudy,' a backstage comedy about a Hollywood action star rehearsing for a role on Broadway amid tensions with his understudy.  The cast includes Eric Bryant, Connecticut Critics Circle Award winner; Brett Dalton of ABC's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'; and Andrea Syglowski, award-winning actress. Running August 14 through September 1, the comedy is written by Theresa Rebeck, creator of NBC's show business drama, 'Smash,' and directed by David Kennedy, Westport Country Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Stages Comedy THE UNDERSTUDYWestport Country Playhouse Stages Comedy THE UNDERSTUDY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the recent Off-Broadway hit, "The Understudy," a backstage comedy about a Hollywood action star rehearsing for a role on Broadway amid tensions with his understudy. (more...)

Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH A ROOM Enters Final WeeksToshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH A ROOM Enters Final Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert G. Bradshaw, today announces the complete cast for Toshiki Okada's Time's Journey Through a Room, marking PlayCo's third collaboration with Okada, translator Aya Ogawa, and director Dan Rothenberg, May 10 - June 10, 2018. This haunting play, set in post-Fukushima Japan, will star three Japanese born performers, all of whom are now based in New York: Yuki Kawahisa (Honoka), Maho Honda (Arisa) and Kensaku Shinohara (Kazuki). The play is both an intimate examination of how we move forward from life-altering events, and a study of how we experience time, asking whether we can ever be alive to the present moment.  (more...)

PlayCo: Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH A ROOM Opens 5/20PlayCo: Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH A ROOM Opens 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The U.S. Premiere of Toshiki Okada's Time's Journey Through a Room opens this Sunday, May 20, at the Mezzanine Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres. Presented by The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert G. Bradshaw, Time's Journey Through a Room is PlayCo's third collaboration with Okada, translator Aya Ogawa and director Dan Rothenberg. This haunting play, set in Japan after the Fukushima disaster, stars the Japanese-born, New York based performers Yuki Kawahisa (Honoka), Maho Honda (Arisa) and Kensaku Shinohara (Kazuki). The play is both an intimate examination of how we move forward from life-altering events, and a study of how we experience time, asking whether we can ever be alive to the present moment.  (more...)

PlayCo Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE ROOMPlayCo Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert G. Bradshaw, today announces the complete cast for Toshiki Okada's Time's Journey Through a Room, marking PlayCo's third collaboration with Okada, translator Aya Ogawa, and director Dan Rothenberg, May 10 - June 10, 2018. This haunting play, set in post-Fukushima Japan, will star three Japanese born performers, all of whom are now based in New York: Yuki Kawahisa (Honoka), Maho Honda (Arisa) and Kensaku Shinohara (Kazuki). The play is both an intimate examination of how we move forward from life-altering events, and a study of how we experience time, asking whether we can ever be alive to the present moment.  (more...)

PlayCo Presents U.S. Premiere Of Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH A ROOMPlayCo Presents U.S. Premiere Of Toshiki Okada's TIME'S JOURNEY THROUGH A ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert G. Bradshaw, presents Toshiki Okada's Time's Journey Through a Room, marking PlayCo's third collaboration with Okada, translator Aya Ogawa, and director Dan Rothenberg, May 10 - June 10, 2018. This haunting play, set in post-Fukushima Japan, is an intimate examination of how we move forward from life-altering events, and a study of how we experience time, asking whether we can ever be alive to the present moment. (more...)

Michael Kiley's CLOSE MUSIC FOR BODIES to Transform Christ Church Neighborhood House at the FringeMichael Kiley's CLOSE MUSIC FOR BODIES to Transform Christ Church Neighborhood House at the Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Bodies and voices resonate together in an immersive performance, Close Music for Bodies, created by multidisciplinary artist Michael Kiley. (more...)

Michael Kiley's CLOSE MUSIC FOR BODIES to Transform Christ Church Neighborhood House at the FringeMichael Kiley's CLOSE MUSIC FOR BODIES to Transform Christ Church Neighborhood House at the Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Bodies and voices resonate together in an immersive performance, Close Music for Bodies, created by multidisciplinary artist Michael Kiley. (more...)

Pig Iron's TWELFTH NIGHT Set for 12/4-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Called a "wild rumpus of a show" by the Philadelphia Inquirer in 2011, Pig Iron Theatre Company's raucous, spirited Twelfth Night, or What You Will returns to Philadelphia for a three-week holiday engagement at FringeArts' new waterfront theater, Dec. 4-22, 2013. Buoyed by live Balkan-inspired music performed by members of the West Philadelphia Orchestra, Pig Iron's exuberant staging of the Shakespeare comedy breathes new life into the Bard's classic script with equal measures of absurdity and heart. Tickets to Twelfth Night, or What You Will are available now by calling 215-413-1318 or visiting fringearts.ticketleap.com. (more...)

2012 Barrymore Award Nominees Announced - THE ALIENS, TWELFTH NIGHT, THE KING AND I, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 2012

The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre have announced their 2012 nominees. Scroll below for a full listing! (more...)

Pig Iron Theatre Company to Premiere ZERO COST HOUSE at Philadelphia Live Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

Pig Iron Theatre Company is excited to announce the world premiere of ZERO COST HOUSE, a new work of performance created in collaboration between Pig Iron and Toshiki Okada, esteemed Japanese playwright and the director of chelfitsch, an acclaimed dance-theater ensemble. (more...)

The Play Co Extends ENJOY Thru May 1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010. (more...)

ENJOY Extends Off-Broadway Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010. (more...)

Play Company Closes ENJOY by Toshiki Okada, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be end its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company on April 25th. Kate Loewald is Founding Producer of The Play Company; Lauren Weigel is Managing Producer. This production is presented in association with Japan Society. (more...)

ENJOY Extends Off-Broadway Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010. (more...)

Ma-Yi Theatre Company Ends Run of RESCUE ME by Michi Barall, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2010

Ma-Yi will close the world premiere of Rescue Me (A Postmodern Classic With Snacks) By Michi Barall on April 18th. Directed by Loy Arcenas. (more...)

The Play Co Extends ENJOY Thru May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

ENJOY -- the comedy by the renowned, contemporary Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will extend one week Off-Broadway through May 1, it has been announced by The Play Company, whose production of the play at 59E59 Theaters has enjoyed considerable critical and popular acclaim since it began previews on March 27 and opened April 6, 2010. (more...)

Play Company Presents ENJOY by Toshiki Okada; Opens 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be given its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company. The show, which began previews March 27, will official open tonight, April 6, 2010 Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer), located at 59 E. 59 St., between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan. Kate Loewald is Founding Producer of The Play Company; Lauren Weigel is Managing Producer. This production is presented in association with Japan Society. (more...)

Photo Flash: 59E59 Presents ENJOY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2010

ENJOY - a new play by the renowned Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada -- will be given its English-language premiere in a production by the Obie award-winning Off-Broadway theatre company, The Play Company, with previews began March 27 and an official opening night set for April 6, 2010 Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer), located at 59 E. 59 St., between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: MaYi Theatre Company Presents RESCUE ME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010

Ma-Yi presents the world premiere of Rescue Me (A Postmodern Classic With Snacks) By Michi Barall. Directed by Loy Arcenas. (more...)

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