Review - Thurgood & The Eccentricities of a Nightingale
by Kristin Salaky - May 12, 2008

There's little drama to be had in first-time playwright George Stevens, Jr's solo play, Thurgood, a textbook review of the career of civil rights attorney and eventual U.S. Supreme Court JustIce Thurgood Marshall. Set at the Howard University Law School Auditorium with The Playgoers serving as the title character's audience, the ninety minute piece offers a chronological telling of his personal history without much happening in the immediate present. It's a bit like watching a historical documentary of a familiar story with none of that great archival footage. (more...)

Cast of 'Eccentricities' Honors Williams At B&N, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2008

New York: Barnes & Noble and The Actors Company Theatre to celebrate Tennessee Williams as he continues takes over New York. This event is free to the public and will take place on Tuesday, April 15 at 7PM AT Barnes & Noble (2289 Broadway @ 82nd - 212-362-8835). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Julie Harris Honored at Actors Company Crystal Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 4, 2008

The Actors Company Theatre/TACT celebrated its 15th Anniversary with a Crystal Gala honoring renowned star of stage and screen, Julie Harris at its star-studded event on Monday, March 3 at the historic Hudson Theatre (more...)

Project Shaw Hosts 'In Good King Charles' Day' 3/17 with Dixon & Jenkins
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2008

Project Shaw continues it's four-year program of tackling every play Shaw ever wrote. This month, In Good King Charles' Day on Monday, March 17, 2008 at 7PM at the Players Club (more...)

Tennessee Williams' 'Eccentricities' Returns to NYC After 30 Years
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2008

The Actors Company Theatre will present The Eccentricities of a Nightingale by Tennessee Williams, marking the play's first New York production in over thirty years. Previews begin April 27, opening May 5 through - May 24, 2008 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). Directed by Jenn Thompson. (more...)

Tom Stoppard on 'Theater Talk' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2008

Rock 'n'n Roll playwright Tom Stoppard will appear on 'Theater Talk' tonight Friday, February 8 at 1AM. 'Theater Talk' airs locally on Thirteen/WNET and CUNY-TV. (more...)

'Rock 'n' Roll's Rufus Sewell on NY1 'On Stage' Feb.2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2008

Rock 'n' Roll star Rufus Sewell will be interviewed on NY-1's 'On Stage' by Patrick Pacheco in a segment that will air Saturday, February 2nd and Sunday, February 3rd at 9:30 AM and 7:30 PM, and Monday, February 4th (early Tuesday) at 12:30 AM. (more...)

Tom Stoppard on NY1 Close Up on Jan.19 & 20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2008

Rock 'n' Roll author Tom Stoppard will be featured this weekend, Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20 on 'NY 1 Close Up.' The show, produced in association with The New York Times, runs on NY 1 on Time Warner Cable on Saturday at 10:00 PM and Sunday at 10:00 AM. (more...)

'Edward II' Reading feat. Cerveris & O'Hare on Jan.7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2008

The Red Bull Theater Revelation Readings continue in 2008 with a presentation of Bertolt Brecht's Edward II on Monday, January 7 at 7PM - featuring Michael Cerveris, Denis O'Hare, Randy Harrison and more. (more...)

'Rock 'n' Roll' Hits Highest Box Office Gross to Date
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2007

Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll had its best week yet on Broadway, grossing $501,015.83 for the week of December 3 - 9. The production, directed by Trevor Nunn, opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 4 at the Jacobs Theatre (more...)

Tom Stoppard's 'Rock 'n' Roll' Featured on NewsHour Tonite
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2007

Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll will be featured tonight on PBS's 'The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer'. The segment with correspondent Jeff Brown features interviews with playwright Tom Stoppard, director Trevor Nunn and star Rufus Sewell. In the New York area, 'The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer' airs on WLIW Channel 21 at 6PM, and WNET Channel 13 at 7PM. Check local listings, or the NewsHour website at www.pbs.org/newshour for more information. (more...)

'Rock 'n' Roll' Revolves on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2007

Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll resumes performances on Broadway on Thursday, November 29 at the Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Cocktails for Roth & O'Brien
by Walter McBride - Nov 14, 2007

Primary Stages honored Broadway producer Daryl Roth and Tony Award-winning director Jack O'Brien at Primary Stages' 23rd Anniversary Gala Benefit at a private club in Manhattan on Monday, November 12 at 6:30PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rock 'n' Roll
by BWW - Nov 4, 2007

Rock 'n' Roll, a new play by Tom Stoppard, opens Sunday, November 4 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). The production is directed by Trevor Nunn. (more...)

Rock 'n' Roll Featured on NPR Weekend Edition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2007

NPR's Weekend Edition will feature a segment on Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll on Sunday, November 4. The interview will feature interviews with author Tom Stoppard, director Trevor Nunn and cast members from the production, which opens this Sunday at the Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). In the tri-state area, NPR airs on WNYC AM 820 and WNYC FM 93.9 from 8-10AM. (more...)

Stoppard's 'Rock n Roll' Hits Broadway Oct.19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2007

Following its record breaking run last year at the Royal Court Theatre and in London's West End, Rock 'n' Roll, a new play by Tom Stoppard, will begin performances tomorrow, Friday, October 19 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). The production, directed by Trevor Nunn, opens Sunday, November 4. (more...)

Avers, Bacon, Mare & More Join 'Rock 'n' Roll,' Opens 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2007

Additional casting has been announced for Rock 'n' Roll, a new play by four-time Tony Award winner Tom Stoppard, which will open November 4 (more...)

Casting Announced for NJ Shakespeare's 'Bald Soprano'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2007

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present Eugene Ionesco's absurdist classic The Bald Soprano from August 7th through the 26th. (more...)

Camp, Sesma, Bullock, Etc. Set for CO's New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2007

The Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival has announced casting for the 1oth Annual New Works Festival of public presentations June 15-17 at the venerable performing arts camp and school in Steamboat Springs, CO. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chung and Povich at The Madras House
by Walter McBride - Mar 22, 2007

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-wining Mint Theater Company's revival of Harley Granville-Barker's 1909 The Madras House recently welcomed Connie Chung and Maury Povich to a performance (more...)

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