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Opera Omaha Announces Third Annual ONE FESTIVAL Photo Opera Omaha Announces Third Annual ONE FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2020

Opera Omaha announces its third annual ONE FESTIVAL. The ONE Festival is a place for wild dreams, wilder execution, and exploration of those ideas on a grand scale. Programming is driven by the artists, not the executives. With an emphasis on experimentation and new worka?'yet not tethered to premieresa?'ONE fosters an environment that encourages and celebrates bold risks and transformative storytelling. At a glance, one might assume this is happening in NYC or LA; but this opera hothouse sizzles in the dead center of our country, far from the coasts. 

BWW Review: DON JUAN at Westport Country Playhouse Photo BWW Review: DON JUAN at Westport Country Playhouse
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Nov 11, 2019

The world premiere translation and adaptation of Moliere's Don Juan is the closing play of the season at the Westport Country Playhouse. It's performed in modern dress, but the book is overly faithful to the original story of the narcissistic womanizer (played well by Nick Westrate). Warning: this is a hard play to like because Don Juan is not likeable and because some of it is vulgar and unnecessary. Nor can Don Juan command any respect because of the way he treats everyone, not just women. There were some patrons who walked out during the intermission. It was their loss to miss out on the rest of the play, which was worth seeing for Bhavesh Patel, who stole the show as Sganarelle, Don Juan's servant. He's a human mop, underpaid and having to clean up his master's messes.

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From Westport Country Playhouse's DON JUAN Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From Westport Country Playhouse's DON JUAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019

Sex, politics, and religion ‚Äď nothing is sacred ‚Äď in Westport Country Playhouse's world premiere translation and adaption of Moli√®re's comedy, ‚ÄúDon Juan,‚ÄĚ by Brendan Pelsue, directed by Playhouse associate artistic director David Kennedy, from November 5 ‚Äď 23. ¬†

Nick Westrate Steps Into Title Role In DON JUAN at Westport Country Playhouse Photo Nick Westrate Steps Into Title Role In DON JUAN at Westport Country Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse's world premiere translation and adaption of Molière's comedy, a?oeDon Juan,a?? by Brendan Pelsue, directed by Playhouse associate artistic director David Kennedy, will begin Tuesday, November 5 and run through Saturday, November 23.

BWW Review: NOTES ON MY MOTHER'S DECLINE Echoes Grief at Fourth Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: NOTES ON MY MOTHER'S DECLINE Echoes Grief at Fourth Street Theatre
by Derek McCracken - Oct 17, 2019

With a certain and subdued beauty, NOTES ON MY MOTHER'S DECLINE softens the blow that expectations, memory and loss deal to a contemporary mother/son relationship. Even as vivid descriptions of remembered sights, smells, tastes and textures fill their liminal space, a void of grief remains.

Westport Country Playhouse Stages World Premiere Translation/Adaptation of DON JUAN Photo Westport Country Playhouse Stages World Premiere Translation/Adaptation of DON JUAN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2019

Sex, politics, and religion a?" nothing is sacred a?" in Westport Country Playhouse's world premiere translation and adaption of Molière's comedy, a?oeDon Juan,a?? by Brendan Pelsue, directed by Playhouse associate artistic director David Kennedy, from November 5 a?" 23.

Caroline Lagerfelt And Ari Fliakos To Star In Andy Bragen's NOTES ON MY MOTHER'S DECL Photo Caroline Lagerfelt And Ari Fliakos To Star In Andy Bragen's NOTES ON MY MOTHER'S DECLINE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 5, 2019

The Play Company (PlayCo; Founding Producer Kate Loewald, Managing Director Robert Bradshaw) and Andy Bragen Theatre Projects today announce the cast and creative team for their world premiere production of Notes on My Mother's Decline, written by Andy Bragen and directed by Knud Adams.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Extends FELIX STARRO To September 21 Photo Ma-Yi Theater Company Extends FELIX STARRO To September 21
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, Ma-Yi Theater Company is pleased to extend the world premiere of Felix Starro, a new musical by Jessica Hagedorn and Fabian Obispo, to September 21. Based on a powerful short story by acclaimed writer Lysley Tenorio, Felix Starro, which opened on September 3, marks the first-time-ever a musical created by Filipino Americans will be presented Off-Broadway.

Photo Flash: Jessica Hagedorn, Ching Valdes-Aran, Alan Ariano And More Celebrate FEL Photo Photo Flash: Jessica Hagedorn, Ching Valdes-Aran, Alan Ariano And More Celebrate FELIX STARRO Opening Night
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2019

Ma-Yi Theater Company's world premiere of Felix Starro, a new musical by Jessica Hagedorn and Fabian Obispo, opened at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd St.) last night. Scroll down for photos of the opening night party at The Brazen Tavern.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Announces Cast and Creative for FELIX STARRO Photo Ma-Yi Theater Company Announces Cast and Creative for FELIX STARRO
by Julie Musbach - Jul 1, 2019

Since its founding in 1989, Ma-Yi Theater Company has distinguished itself as one of the country's leading incubators of new work shaping the national discourse about what it means to be Asian American today.

HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews September 22 Photo HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews September 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, previews begin September 22 at The Wild Project with opening night slated for Wednesday, September 26.

Photo Flash: The Wild Project Presents the Premiere of HOPE Off-Broadway Photo Photo Flash: The Wild Project Presents the Premiere of HOPE Off-Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, performances run through October 13 at The Wild Project.

HOPE Premieres Off-Broadway Photo HOPE Premieres Off-Broadway
by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, performances run through October 13 at The Wild Project.

Annie Dorsen's THE SLOW ROOM to Play Performance Space New York Photo Annie Dorsen's THE SLOW ROOM to Play Performance Space New York
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Performance Space New York kicks off its second themed season of performances and events-the Posthuman Series-with the world premiere of Annie Dorsen's The Slow Room (September 27-29). Dorsen has taken the idea of technological theater further than most artists.

HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews September 22 Photo HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews September 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, previews begin September 22 at The Wild Project with opening night slated for Today, September 26.

HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews Today Photo HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, previews begin September 22 at The Wild Project with opening night slated for Wednesday, September 26.

Annie Dorsen's THE SLOW ROOM to Play Performance Space New York Photo Annie Dorsen's THE SLOW ROOM to Play Performance Space New York
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2018

Performance Space New York kicks off its second themed season of performances and events-the Posthuman Series-with the world premiere of Annie Dorsen's The Slow Room (September 27-29). Dorsen has taken the idea of technological theater further than most artists.

HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews September 22 Photo HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews September 22
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, previews begin September 22 at The Wild Project with opening night slated for Wednesday, September 26.

BWW Review: THE UNDERTAKING at 59E59 is an Inventive Take on Mortality Photo BWW Review: THE UNDERTAKING at 59E59 is an Inventive Take on Mortality
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 19, 2018

'The Undertaking' is now being performed at 59E59 Theaters through February 4. Presented by The Civilians, the show is written and directed by Steve Cosson with creative collaboration and psychopomp guidance by Jessica Mitrani. The two-hander explores mortality in a totally inventive way.

The Civilians to Bring THE UNDERTAKING to 59E59 Theaters, Opening Tonight Photo The Civilians to Bring THE UNDERTAKING to 59E59 Theaters, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

59E59 Theaters will present of THE UNDERTAKING, written and directed by Steve Cosson with creative collaboration and psychopomp guidance by Jessica Mitrani. Produced by The Civilians, THE UNDERTAKING begins performances on Thursday, January 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 4. Press Opening is Today, January 17 at 7:15 PM.

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