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Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays Photo Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever a?" albeit caustic a?" lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 a?" 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event a?" celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC a?" will be accompanied by an opening night party and special Valentine's Day event.

Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity Announces 2018 Nominees Photo Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity Announces 2018 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

TenthPlanet: Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity played to packed houses and great acclaim for each production. Another sold out house was achieved for the company's annual 'Playwrights for a Cause' event, this year, benefiting the Ali Forney Center. The banner season culminates with the Planet Awards. This year, the gala event will be Today, September 21, at the Abrons Arts Center at 466 Grand St, New York City. Tickets and further info: planetconnections.org/

Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity Announces 2018 Nominees Photo Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity Announces 2018 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

TenthPlanet: Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity played to packed houses and great acclaim for each production. Another sold out house was achieved for the company's annual 'Playwrights for a Cause' event, this year, benefiting the Ali Forney Center. The banner season culminates with the Planet Awards. This year, the gala event will be Friday, September 21, at the Abrons Arts Center at 466 Grand St, New York City. Tickets and further info: planetconnections.org/

Broadway Producer Jim Kierstead Invites You To An Erotic Game Of Cat & Mouse Photo Broadway Producer Jim Kierstead Invites You To An Erotic Game Of Cat & Mouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The newest member of the company - ironically - is its co-producer. Jim Kierstead has become synonymous with quality work on Broadway with credits that include KINKY BOOTS (Tony, Olivier), PIPPIN (Tony), WAITRESS, INDECENT, THE GREAT COMET, THE VISIT, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (all Tony nominated), M. BUTTERFLY, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, SIDE SHOW, ROCKY. Plus London: DREAMGIRLS, YANK!, THRILL ME. Off-Broadway: UNEXPECTED JOY, THRILL ME, YANK! Upcoming: PRETTY WOMAN, AIN'T TOO PROUD, SPARKLER. He is currently on the Board of The York Theatre Company, The Abingdon Theatre Company, and The New York Theatre Barn.

Broadway Producer Jim Kierstead Invites You To An Erotic Game Of Cat & Mouse Photo Broadway Producer Jim Kierstead Invites You To An Erotic Game Of Cat & Mouse
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The newest member of the company - ironically - is its co-producer. Jim Kierstead has become synonymous with quality work on Broadway with credits that include KINKY BOOTS (Tony, Olivier), PIPPIN (Tony), WAITRESS, INDECENT, THE GREAT COMET, THE VISIT, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (all Tony nominated), M. BUTTERFLY, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, SIDE SHOW, ROCKY. Plus London: DREAMGIRLS, YANK!, THRILL ME. Off-Broadway: UNEXPECTED JOY, THRILL ME, YANK! Upcoming: PRETTY WOMAN, AIN'T TOO PROUD, SPARKLER. He is currently on the Board of The York Theatre Company, The Abingdon Theatre Company, and The New York Theatre Barn.

T Schreiber Theatre's 5th Annual Schreiber Shorts Comes to The Robert Moss Theatre Photo T Schreiber Theatre's 5th Annual Schreiber Shorts Comes to The Robert Moss Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) proudly presents The Fifth Annual Schreiber Shorts: An Evening of One Acts February 28th and runs through March 4th.

T. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) proudly presents 'The Fourth Annual Schreiber Shorts: An Evening of One Acts' January 25th and runs through February 11th. The 10-minute play series will feature works by 10 playwrights, selected from nearly 1000 submissions in a nationwide playwriting competition. Curated and produced by Halle Morse and Megan Grace, 'The Schreiber Shorts' marks the second production of TST' 2016-17 season. Performances are Wednesdays-Sundays at 8:00pm at the Gloria Maddox Theatre (151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor). Tickets are $15: tschreiber.org/shorts

T. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

T. Schreiber Theatre presents 'The Fourth Annual Schreiber Shorts: An Evening of One Acts' today, January 25th, through February 11th at the Gloria Maddox Theatre.

T. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) proudly presents 'The Fourth Annual Schreiber Shorts: An Evening of One Acts' January 25th and runs through February 11th. The 10-minute play series will feature works by 10 playwrights, selected from nearly 1000 submissions in a nationwide playwriting competition. Curated and produced by Halle Morse and Megan Grace, 'The Schreiber Shorts' marks the second production of TST' 2016-17 season. Performances are Wednesdays-Sundays at 8:00pm at the Gloria Maddox Theatre (151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor). Tickets are $15: tschreiber.org/shorts

BWW Review: COLLEGE COLORS at Crossroads is Richly Rewarding
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 9, 2016

'College Colors' written by Stacie Lents and directed by Kevin Kittle is having its World Premiere at Crossroads Theatre through February 14th. This richly rewarding play examines racism and racial identity through the experience of two different pairs of students. The action takes place in both the 1960's and modern times.

SIPPIN ON FIRE Set for Stage 72, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Sippin On Fire will be presented at Stage 72 at 158 West 72nd Street (bet Broadway-Columbus Ave) Today, November 13th at 9:00 p.m. Sippin' On Fire is a hot cabaret of five handsome, talented, versatile NYC-based performers --Ryan K. Bailer, Francesc Esteve, Matt Maretz, Conor McGee and Ryan Mulgrew.  They give the audience a feast for the ears and eyes. With piano, bass, drums and guitar accompaniment, the show has been conceived by with musical direction by Phil Hall.  This is a show based on pop music with some Broadway thrown as well as many songs, familiar--which gives each of the five guys to showcase their unique style and talent as well as sexiest interpretation to the stage.

Stage 72 Presents SIPPIN' ON FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Sippin On Fire will be presented at Stage 72 at 158 West 72nd Street (bet Broadway-Columbus Ave) next Friday, November 13th at 9:00 p.m. Sippin' On Fire is a hot cabaret of five handsome, talented, versatile NYC-based performers --Ryan K. Bailer, Francesc Esteve, Matt Maretz, Conor McGee and Ryan Mulgrew.

SIPPIN ON FIRE Set for Stage 72, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Sippin On Fire will be presented at Stage 72 at 158 West 72nd Street (bet Broadway-Columbus Ave) Friday, November 13th at 9:00 p.m. Sippin' On Fire is a hot cabaret of five handsome, talented, versatile NYC-based performers --Ryan K. Bailer, Francesc Esteve, Matt Maretz, Conor McGee and Ryan Mulgrew.  They give the audience a feast for the ears and eyes. With piano, bass, drums and guitar accompaniment, the show has been conceived by with musical direction by Phil Hall.  This is a show based on pop music with some Broadway thrown as well as many songs, familiar--which gives each of the five guys to showcase their unique style and talent as well as sexiest interpretation to the stage.

Photo Flash: First Look at SU's TRANSLATIONS, Now Playing
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

'Translations' will run Nov. 15-23 in the Storch Theater at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex. Tickets can be purchased online at http://vpa.syr.edu/drama, by phone at 315-443-3275 and in person at the SU Drama Box Office, 820 E. Genesee St. Check out a first look below!

AMERICAN GAMES Opens Tonight at American Theater of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

American Games, a new play written by Kevin Slack and directed by Phil Blechman, opens tonight, September 3, 2013 at The American Theater of Actors (314 West 54th Street, New York). Produced by Five Point Productions, a production company made up of recent Syracuse University graduates, American Games opens the 2013 Araca Project.

Taylor C. Hays, Matt Maretz & More Set for Five Point Productions' AMERICAN GAMES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Five Point Productions, a production company made up of recent Syracuse University graduates, has announced the cast and creative team for the off-Broadway world premiere of American Games, a new play written by Kevin Slack and directed by Phil Blechman. The production, which opens the 2013 Araca Project, will play at The American Theater of Actors (314 West 54th Street, New York) September 3-8, 2013.

Honors Winners Compete in NYC At HS Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced that Globe Honors winner Katie Sapper was one of three leading actress finalists at the 2010 National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) held on June 28 in New York City.