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BWW Review: W;T Receives First Rate Production at Austin Scottish Rite TheaterBWW Review: W;T Receives First Rate Production at Austin Scottish Rite Theater
by Frank Benge - Aug 14, 2018

W;T is a 1999 Pulitzer Prize winning drama by Margaret Edson. The play also received the 'Best New Play' award for 1999 from the New York Drama Critics' Circle. Edson used her work experience in a hospital as part of the inspiration for her play. Functioning as both the narrator and a character in the play, the character of Vivian Bearing (Kristin Fern Jihnson) shifts between the present and the past, as she experiences stage four ovarian cancer through diagnosis to treatment with high-dosage experimental chemotherapy and finally, to her demise. Along the way, she also examines her life choices to discovers that she prefers kindness to intellectual detachment. (more...)

The Immersive CAFE PLAY Reopens This FallThe Immersive CAFE PLAY Reopens This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

This Is Not A Theatre Company is proud to present the reopening of Cafe Play this fall at the historic Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village. The show had a successful limited run last fall Off-Off Broadway and now returns for six weeks, from September 16 to October 28. Tickets went on sale Wednesday. (more...)

Lea Delaria, Dana Delany, Ana Villafane, and More Complete Cast of COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN 5 BETTIESLea Delaria, Dana Delany, Ana Villafane, and More Complete Cast of COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN 5 BETTIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

MCC THEATER today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of the 2018/19 season: the New York Premiere production of Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties, written by Jen Silverman, and directed by MCC alum Mike Donahue (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Nixon Discusses Whether SEX AND THE CITY Fame Will Hurt Or Help Her Candidacy on THE VIEWVIDEO: Cynthia Nixon Discusses Whether SEX AND THE CITY Fame Will Hurt Or Help Her Candidacy on THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Cynthia Nixon is known for her iconic role as Miranda on 'Sex and the City' and now she's running for a new role as governor of New York. Cynthia sits down with the women of the View to discuss whether or not her Sex and the City fame will help or hurt her in the race! Check out the clip below. (more...)

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTCDonja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

MTC's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS Begins Performances TomorrowMTC's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Performances begin tomorrow - Tuesday, June 5 - for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love, directed by Saheem Ali.  (more...)

MTC's SAINT JOAN Enters Final Two WeeksMTC's SAINT JOAN Enters Final Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Saint Joan written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan is now in its final two weeks of performances. The production is produced in association with Eddie Marks/Ostar. Today, Wednesday May 30, marks the Feast Day of Saint Joan - which celebrates her life and her sainthood. (more...)

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC Beginning TonightDonja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

MTC Presents LONG LOST And THE NICETIES For Remainder of 2018-2019 SeasonMTC Presents LONG LOST And THE NICETIES For Remainder of 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The final two plays have been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming 2018-2019 season off-Broadway at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). (more...)

DAN CODY'S YACHT Begins Performances Tomorrow at MTC Stage IDAN CODY'S YACHT Begins Performances Tomorrow at MTC Stage I
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Dan Cody's Yacht, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, begins performances tomorrow - Tuesday, May 15 - at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The new play will celebrate opening night on Wednesday, June 6. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For MTC's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDSFull Casting Announced For MTC's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love, directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit). (more...)

Condola Rashad to Host MTC's Spring Gala, Broadway's Best to PerformCondola Rashad to Host MTC's Spring Gala, Broadway's Best to Perform
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Spring Gala on Monday, May 14 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street), hosted by four-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, who is currently starring in Saint Joan. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant, Michael Urie, Dana Ivey & More Perform At Free SHAKESPEARE SONNET SLAMKathleen Chalfant, Michael Urie, Dana Ivey & More Perform At Free SHAKESPEARE SONNET SLAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The 8th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam is being held tomorrow, Friday, April 27th from 1-4pm at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. Notable Sonnet readers this year include Michael Urie, Dana Ivey, Brian Soliwoda as C.P. Shakes and Perdita, the pigeon, Peter Francis James, American painter Gerri Davis and Award-winning Orchestrator Michael Starobin. The Sonnet Slam features 154 readers of all ages performing all 154 of Shakespeare's Sonnets in numerical order. The event is free to the public. This year, the kickoff Reader for Sonnet #1 will be Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, Showtime's The Affair). (more...)

MCC Extends Lucy Thurber's TRANSFERSMCC Extends Lucy Thurber's TRANSFERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) is pleased to announce the extension by popular demand of the World Premiere of Transfers. Inspired by young artists participating in the MCC Theater Youth Company, Transfers is written by MCC Theater's Youth Company Playwriting Lab Director and Obie Award winner Lucy Thurber, and directed by Jackson Gay. Previously scheduled through May 13, Transfers will now play through Sunday, May 20 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

MTC Announces New York Premiere of THE CAKEMTC Announces New York Premiere of THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the New York premiere of The Cake, written by Bekah Brunstetter ("This Is Us," "American Gods," The Oregon Trail) and directed by MTC's award-winning artistic director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, The Commons of Pensacola). (more...)

PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast Recording Now Available!PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast Recording Now Available!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Ghostlight Records has announced that PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording is available in physical, digital and streaming formats today, Friday, April 20. The 16-page CD booklet includes color production photography and liner notes by Hal Prince and David Thompson. (more...)

Jeremy Pope, Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton to Lead MTC's CHOIR BOYJeremy Pope, Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton to Lead MTC's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Initial casting has just been announced for the Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, The Brother/Sister Plays) and directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman (Lobby Hero, Significant Other, Murder Ballad). (more...)

Michael Urie & Dana Ivey Added To Free Shakespeare Sonnet Slam In Central ParkMichael Urie & Dana Ivey Added To Free Shakespeare Sonnet Slam In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

The 8th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam being held Friday, April 27th from 1-4pm at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park has added Michael Urie, Dana Ivey and many others to the festivities. The Sonnet Slam features 154 readers of all ages performing all 154 of Shakespeare's Sonnets in numerical order.  The event is free to the public. This year, the kickoff Reader for Sonnet #1 will be Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, Showtime's The Affair). (more...)

Breaking: Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!Breaking: Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING has officially won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for MTC's World Premiere of DAN CODY'S YACHTFull Cast Announced for MTC's World Premiere of DAN CODY'S YACHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Dan Cody's Yacht, a new play written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. Rehearsals for the production begin tomorrow, Tuesday, April 17. (more...)

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