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BWW Review: THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON at The Old Globe BWW Review: THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Apr 19, 2019

HEY PROMISED HER THE MOON, now playing at The Old Globe through May 12th is a lovely portrayal of a young woman who chose to defy the expectations of her based on her sex and shoot for the moon. (more...)

The Old Globe Sends THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON Out On Tour with Globe for All The Old Globe Sends THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON Out On Tour with Globe for All
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

As the Globe deepens its commitment to making theatre matter to more people, their work expands in service to the public good. The Globe today announced that its signature arts engagement program, Globe for All, will tour Laurel Ollstein's They Promised Her the Moon to four community venues this spring, following its West Coast premiere at the Globe's Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON At The Old Globe Photo Flash: First Look At THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

The Old Globe today announced that the West Coast premiere of Laurel Ollstein's They Promised Her the Moon has been extended by popular demand and will run through May 12, 2019. The first of two shows in the 2018-2019 Season developed in the Globe's Powers New Voices Festival, it wowed Festival audiences with the story of the powerful forces that kept one woman from reaching orbit. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli (the Globe's The Whipping Man and Somewhere), They Promised Her the Moon runs April 6 - May 12, 2019 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run April 6-10.  (more...)

THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON Comes to The Old Globe THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON Comes to The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

In 1960 the famed "Mercury Seven" trained at NASA to become the first American astronauts. But they weren't alone. Thirteen women also underwent the same rigorous psychological and physical testing. (more...)

The Old Globe Presents the West Coast Premiere Of Laurel Ollstein's THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON The Old Globe Presents the West Coast Premiere Of Laurel Ollstein's THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Laurel Ollstein's They Promised Her the Moon. The first of two shows in the 2018-2019 Globe Season developed in the Globe's Powers New Voices Festival, it wowed Festival audiences with the story of the powerful forces that kept one woman from reaching orbit. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli, They Promised Her the Moon will run April 6 - May 5, 2019 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run April 6-10. Opening night is Thursday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m. Single tickets start at $30.00 and are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. They Promised Her the Moon will also have a short Globe for All Spring tour to several of our Community Partner venues following performances at the Globe, details to be announced shortly. (more...)

Photo Flash: Brian Dykstra's EDUCATION Receives World Premiere at 59E59 Theaters Photo Flash: Brian Dykstra's EDUCATION Receives World Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to present the world premiere of EDUCATION, written by Brian Dykstra and directed Margarett Perry. Produced by Sanguine Theatre Company, EDUCATION begins performances on Friday, March 9 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 8. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 7:15 PM; Sunday at 2:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 - $35 ($24.40 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

John Glover, Neil LaBute Festival, Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES and More Set for 59E59 Theaters This Winter John Glover, Neil LaBute Festival, Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES and More Set for 59E59 Theaters This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

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John Glover, Neil LaBute Festival, Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES and More Set for 59E59 Theaters This Winter John Glover, Neil LaBute Festival, Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES and More Set for 59E59 Theaters This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

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59E59 Theaters Announces 2017 East to Edinburgh Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

59E59 Theaters announces the 2017 line up for the annual EAST TO EDINBURGH festival. EAST TO EDINBURGH begins today, July 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 30. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Announces 2017 East to Edinburgh Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

59E59 Theaters announces the 2017 line up for the annual EAST TO EDINBURGH festival. EAST TO EDINBURGH begins on Tuesday, July 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 30. (more...)

BWW Review: ULYSSES ON BOTTLES at Moasic Theater Company
by Hannah Menchhoff - May 23, 2017

A powerful piece of theater that brings you into the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (more...)

Mosaic Announces Full 2017 VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents the culmination of its expansive and hugely successful second season with the 2017 Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival. This year's festival is of particular resonance in this 50th year since the Six Day War and the start of The Occupation, and focuses on two taut dramas about the lives, circumstances, and humanity of Palestinians in Israel and Gaza. (more...)

BWW Review: South Coast Rep Reimagines Shakespeare in DISTRICT MERCHANTS
by Michael L. Quintos - Oct 17, 2016

Coming off the heels of another politically-charged play ALL THE WAY that they presented last month, Orange County's Tony Award-winning regional theater South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa is following up that searing drama with a staging of a brand new production of playwright Aaron Posner's DISTRICT MERCHANTS, a clever, thoughtful, and occasionally humorous re-imagining of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. This time around, the play-a self-aware comedic drama set during America's post-Civil War Reconstruction era-continues performances through October 23, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: DISTRICT MERCHANTS a Thought-Provoking Retelling of Shakespeare at Folger Theatre
by Pamela Roberts - Jun 13, 2016

DISTRICT MERCHANTS, Aaron Posner's new adaptation of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, explores the 'other-ness' of being outside the white male stations of power. Setting the work in post-Civil War Washington, D.C., the premiere takes a uniquely American look at race, religion, class and gender. DISTRICT MERCHANTS at the Folger Theatre is an important and compelling work that deftly balances humor among weightier, thought-provoking moments. (more...)

Photo Flash: A First Look at the World Premiere of DISTRICT MERCHANTS
by Nora Dominick - Jun 1, 2016

Check out BroadwayWorld's first look of District Merchants now playing at the Folger Theatre until July 3, 2016.  (more...)

Folger Theatre to Close 2015-16 Season with Aaron Posner's DISTRICT MERCHANTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Concluding its highly successful 2015/16 season, Folger Theatre stages the world premiere of District Merchants, a variation of Shakespeare's play, The Merchant of Venice. Commissioned by Folger Theatre as part of the 2016 celebration of 400 years of Shakespeare and in tandem with the Folger exhibition America's Shakespeare, playwright Aaron Posner sets this new exploration of class and difference in our own political place of power, Washington, D.C., just after the Civil War. (more...)

Full Casting Set for Jewish Plays Project's Open Festival 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

 Jewish Plays Project (JPP), a development organization committed to putting bold, progressive Jewish conversations on world stages, continues its annual Open: Festival of play readings and workshops at the 14th Street Y including four new full-length plays and one new musical by Margot Connolly, Sarah Gancher, Gary Jaffe, David Hein & Irene Sankoff, and Sam Lahne. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association to Stage VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE thru March 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Victoria Theatre Association presents Tony Award-winning VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, a delightfully funny and deeply human play. Produced by The Human Race Theatre Company, VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE appears on the Victoria Theatre stage March 10-22 as part of the Premier Health Broadway Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- World Premiere of THE HOUSE at the Kitchen Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Kitchen Theatre Presents World Premiere of THE HOUSE - September 10-28. Check out production photos below! (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company Announces Expanded Pay What You Can Program in 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Kitchen Theatre Company announced that it is expanding its Pay What You Can Night program for the 2014-2015 season. This program allows patrons who might not otherwise be able to afford a ticket to pay the amount that works for them. (more...)

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