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First Annual YIDDISHFEST Announces Lineup of Artists First Annual YIDDISHFEST Announces Lineup of Artists
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

An initial roster of artists and performers have been announced for the inaugural YI Love New York YiddishFest. Produced by the Yiddishkayt Initiative (YI) (Avi Hoffman, Producing Artistic Director) and Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director), the nine-day festival celebrates the legacy of the Yiddish language and its impact on entertainment and culture with readings, concerts, film screenings, lectures, panel discussions, and famous personalities in the world of Jewish culture from December 21-29. Tickets for all events are available online at www.yiddishfest.org. (more...)

BWW Review: LONE STAR is a Disjointed Country Concert and Play Rolled into One BWW Review: LONE STAR is a Disjointed Country Concert and Play Rolled into One
by Nicole Ackman - Jun 8, 2019

Ruth Stage and the 13th Street Reparatory Company's Lone Star feels like seeing two shows in one evening. This revival of James McLure's play consists of a mock country concert by the all-female band The Chalks in the first act with the action of the play occurring in the second act. The entire thing is directed by Joe John Battista, but it feels like two separate pieces rather than one coherent and connected show. While The Chalks are an entertaining and talented group, the play itself leaves much to be desired. (more...)

Photo Flash: LONE STAR Opens Tomorrow At The 13th Street Repertory Theatre Photo Flash: LONE STAR Opens Tomorrow At The 13th Street Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Back by popular demand, the acclaimed revival of James McLure's comedy LONE STAR opens Friday, June 7th at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (50 W 13th St- between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) for eight performances only including June 8th, June 13th, June 14th and June 15th at 7:30 pm with matinees on June 9th and June 16th at 3:00 pm. The play, which received audience and critical acclaim from its 2017 production highlights rising star Matt de Rogatis as the lead and features the all female band The Chalks with Broadway actor Leenya Rideout. (more...)

BWW Interview: NJ Native Matt de Rogatis Stars in LONE STAR at 13th Street Repertory Theater in NYC BWW Interview: NJ Native Matt de Rogatis Stars in LONE STAR at 13th Street Repertory Theater in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - May 30, 2019

Ruth Stage will present Lone Star by James McLure for eight performances from June 8 to June 16 at the 13th Street Repertory Theater in New York City. Broadwayworld.com interviewed New Jersey native, Matt de Rogatis who stars as Roy in the production. (more...)

LONE STAR Returns for Off-Broadway Run This Summer LONE STAR Returns for Off-Broadway Run This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Back by popular demand, the acclaimed revival of James McLure's comedy LONE STAR begins performances Thursday, June 6th at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (50 W 13th St- between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) for eight performances only (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sidney J. Burgoyne Performs at The Iridium
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 13, 2017

Sidney J. Burgoyne performed Just A Little Bit More at The Iridium (www.theiridium.com) on April 11. Just A Little Bit More is a musical marathon featuring Burgoyne with the words and music of Stephen Sondheim, Noel Coward, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, Thornton Wilder, Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse, Ronald Harwood, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Billy Wilder, Arthur Schwartz and Dorothy Fields, as his co-stars. (more...)

Symphony Space to Present 'Art and Heart: The World of Isaiah Sheffer Documentary,' 3/26-4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

This new documentary by Catherine Tambini had its world premiere at Lincoln Center as part of the prestigious New York Jewish Film Festival, to great acclaim.  (more...)

Symphony Space to Present Documentary ART AND HEART: THE WORLD OF ISAIAH SHEFFER
by Movies News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

This new documentary by Catherine Tambini had its world premiere at Lincoln Center as part of the prestigious New York Jewish Film Festival, to great acclaim. (more...)

HOLIDAYS WITH THE CHALKS Comes to the Hertz Stage, 11/30-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2012

Mary Brienza, Kathryn Markey and Leenya Rideout are so engrossed in their characters that it's sometimes hard to know where the talented actor-musicians end and their country and western characters begin. It's as if these three have been performing together as the sister trio "The Chalks" their entire lives. They've now set their sights on Atlanta for a hilarious musical holiday production on the Hertz Stage - Holidays with The Chalks. (more...)

HOLIDAYS WITH THE CHALKS Comes to the Hertz Stage, Now thru 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

Mary Brienza, Kathryn Markey and Leenya Rideout are so engrossed in their characters that it's sometimes hard to know where the talented actor-musicians end and their country and western characters begin. It's as if these three have been performing together as the sister trio "The Chalks" their entire lives. They've now set their sights on Atlanta for a hilarious musical holiday production on the Hertz Stage - Holidays with The Chalks. (more...)

Symphony Space To Present EXIT, STAGE LEFT, 10/13 & THALIA FOLLIES, 10/25 - Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

On Today, October 13 (7:30 pm), Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia hosts Parallel Exit in EXIT, STAGE LEFT, the story of a theatre performance that just can't seem to go right. Thursday, October 25 marks the return of THALIA FOLLIES, NYC's only political cabaret series, coming back for its ninth season of songs, sketches, and satire on all the issues New Yorkers hold dear. (more...)

Symphony Space Presents THALIA FOLLIES, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Tonight, October 25 marks the return of THALIA FOLLIES, NYC's only political cabaret series, coming back for its ninth season of songs, sketches, and satire on all the issues New Yorkers hold dear. Always funny, definitely pointed, and often moving, these original evenings created by Symphony Space's founding Artistic Director Isaiah Sheffer and Martin Sage are guaranteed to get you talking and laughing. (more...)

HOLIDAYS WITH THE CHALKS Comes to the Hertz Stage, 11/30-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2012

Mary Brienza, Kathryn Markey and Leenya Rideout are so engrossed in their characters that it's sometimes hard to know where the talented actor-musicians end and their country and western characters begin. It's as if these three have been performing together as the sister trio "The Chalks" their entire lives. They've now set their sights on Atlanta for a hilarious musical holiday production on the Hertz Stage - Holidays with The Chalks. (more...)

Symphony Space Presents EXIT, STAGE LEFT Tonight, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2012

Tonight, Saturday, October 13 (7:30 pm), Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia hosts Parallel Exit in EXIT, STAGE LEFT, the story of a theatre performance that just can't seem to go right. Thursday, October 25 marks the return of THALIA FOLLIES, NYC's only political cabaret series, coming back for its ninth season of songs, sketches, and satire on all the issues New Yorkers hold dear. (more...)

Symphony Space To Present EXIT, STAGE LEFT, 10/13 & THALIA FOLLIES, 10/25 - 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

On Saturday, October 13 (7:30 pm), Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia hosts Parallel Exit in EXIT, STAGE LEFT, the story of a theatre performance that just can't seem to go right. Thursday, October 25 marks the return of THALIA FOLLIES, NYC's only political cabaret series, coming back for its ninth season of songs, sketches, and satire on all the issues New Yorkers hold dear. (more...)

THALIA FOLLIES Returns to Symphony Space, 5/18-19
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

As the 2012 presidential election season begins, Symphony Space, host of the popular comedy and literary events Uptown Showdown and Selected Shorts, welcomes back its popular political cabaret, The Thalia Follies, for its seventh season with its newest production, Race for the White House. (more...)

THALIA FOLLIES Returns to Symphony Space, 5/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

As the 2012 presidential election season begins, Symphony Space, host of the popular comedy and literary events Uptown Showdown and Selected Shorts, welcomes back its popular political cabaret, The Thalia Follies, for its seventh season with its newest production, Race for the White House. (more...)

Ringmaster Paul Binder Joins Symphony Space’s THE THALIA FOLLIES 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012

Guest star Paul Binder, Ringmaster of the Big Apple Circus, will join Symphony Space's political cabaret, The Thalia Follies, returning for its seventh season to the stage with its newest production, Primary Colors. (more...)

Ringmaster Paul Binder Joins Symphony Space’s THE THALIA FOLLIES 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

Guest star Paul Binder, Ringmaster of the Big Apple Circus, will join Symphony Space's political cabaret, The Thalia Follies, returning for its seventh season to the stage with its newest production, Primary Colors. (more...)

Ringmaster Paul Binder Joins Symphony Space’s THE THALIA FOLLIES 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2012

Guest star Paul Binder, Ringmaster of the Big Apple Circus, will join Symphony Space's political cabaret, The Thalia Follies, returning for its seventh season to the stage with its newest production, Primary Colors. (more...)

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