Drama League DirectorFest 2020 Tickets Go On Sale Today Drama League DirectorFest 2020 Tickets Go On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the 36th annual Directorfest, the only festival in the United States dedicated to the art of stage directing. Known for its history as an identifier of the next generation of directing talent, the festival will include six fully-staged productions, a showcase concert of a new play-with-music, a town hall, and conversations with directors including 2017 Tony Award Winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent), 2014 Tony Award Winner & 2010 Drama League Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Kenny Leon (A Soldier's Play), and Intimacy Director Claire Warden (HBO's 'Mrs. Fletcher'). (more...)

The Drama League Announces Lineup And Creative Team For DirectorFest 2020 The Drama League Announces Lineup And Creative Team For DirectorFest 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

The Drama League announced today the 2020 line-up of DirectorFest: The 36th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States dedicated to the art of contemporary stage directing. For its 36th year, the festival will include six fully-staged productions, a showcase concert of a new musical, a town hall, and conversations with directors including 2017 Tony Award Winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent), 2014 Tony Award Winner and 2010 Drama League Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Kenny Leon (A Soldier's Play), and Intimacy Director Claire Warden (HBO's Mrs. Fletcher). (more...)

Dael Orlandersmith Will Celebrate Her 60th Birthday With The Wild Project Dael Orlandersmith Will Celebrate Her 60th Birthday With The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Dael Orlandersmith celebrates her 60th birthday with a special benefit evening at the Wild Project. The event takes place on Saturday, November 23 at 7 pm at Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street, between Avenues A & B). Tickets are $60 - $100 (including food and drink) and will benefit the Wild Project's mission and programming. Advance tickets can be purchased online at http://www.thewildproject.com. (more...)

BWW Review: Forget Brooklyn. Opera Philadelphia World Premieres Show Only the Dead Know Philadelphia BWW Review: Forget Brooklyn. Opera Philadelphia World Premieres Show Only the Dead Know Philadelphia
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 24, 2019

Thomas Wolfe--famed for his novels including “Look Homeward, Angel”--is also remembered for the quotable title of one of his short stories: “Only the Dead Know Brooklyn.” Judging my weekend at Opera Philadelphia's O19 opera festival, and its two world premieres, DENIS & KATYA and LET ME DIE, he could have also written “Only the Dead Know Philadelphia” (though it might have missed the priceless Brooklyn accents used in the story by this southern writer). (more...)

BWW Review: David Cale's Survival Song, WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME BWW Review: David Cale's Survival Song, WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME
by Michael Dale - Jul 2, 2019

The last time a well-known actor not especially noted for singing graced a major New York stage with a one-person autobiographical musical that focused on personal tragedy, it was Suzanne Somer's unmissably jaw-dropping narcissistic spectacle, THE BLONDE IN THE THUNDERBIRD.  But fear not, playgoers, for while David Cale does provide quite a few original ditties to augment his childhood memoir, WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME, his not-quite-Sinatra-level vocals are way more suited for this captivating presentation than a more elegant songbird's trill. (more...)

Review Roundup: David Cale's WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Review Roundup: David Cale's WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME
by Review Roundups - Jun 28, 2019

The New York premiere of WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME, written and performed by David Cale, with music co-written by Matthew Dean Marsh, and directed by Robert Falls, runs through Sunday, July 14. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of WE'RE ONLY ALIVE... at the Public! Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of WE'RE ONLY ALIVE... at the Public!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 28, 2019

The New York premiere of WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME, written and performed by David Cale, with music co-written by Matthew Dean Marsh, and directed by Robert Falls, runs through Sunday, July 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Cale in WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Photo Flash: First Look at David Cale in WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

We've got a first look at the New York premiere of WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME, written and performed byDavid Cale, with music co-written by Matthew Dean Marsh, and directed by Robert Falls. WE'RE ONLY ALIVE… runs through Sunday, July 14 with an official press opening on Thursday, June 27. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/8/2019
by - Jun 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/8/2019. (more...)

Previews For WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Begin 6/13 At The Public Theater Previews For WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Begin 6/13 At The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the acclaimed production WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME on Thursday, June 13 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview. (more...)

Previews Begin For WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME At The Public Theater, 6/13 Previews Begin For WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME At The Public Theater, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Public Theater will begin performances for the acclaimed production WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME on Thursday, June 13 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview. Written and performed by David Cale, with music co-written with Matthew Dean Marsh, the musical memoir is directed by Robert Falls, in a co-production with Goodman Theatre. Cale's acclaimed autobiographical solo-show runs 90 minutes and plays through Sunday, July 14, with an official press opening on Thursday, June 27. (more...)

Cheryl Strayed, Hannah Gadsby Among Ucross 2019 Spring Artists In Residence Cheryl Strayed, Hannah Gadsby Among Ucross 2019 Spring Artists In Residence
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, today announced the recipients of its Spring 2019 fellowships. 54 visual artists, writers, playwrights, composers and more were selected from nearly 400 applicants to utilize uninterrupted time, studio space, and living accommodations on Ucross's 20,000-acre ranch at the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains. (more...)

WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Added to Season at The Public WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Added to Season at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

The Public Theater announced today that the New York premiere of WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME has been added to The Public's 2018-19 Season. (more...)

David Cale's WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Begins This Weekend David Cale's WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Begins This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Obie Award-winning "spellbinding storyteller" (Los Angeles Times) David Cale returns to Goodman Theatre three decades after his debut (1988's The Redthroats) with his newest work, We're Only Alive For A Short Amount of Time-launching the Goodman's 2018/2019 Season. (more...)

Robert Falls to Direct Goodman Theatre's Season Opener WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME Robert Falls to Direct Goodman Theatre's Season Opener WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Goodman Theatre announced today that Artistic Director Robert Falls will direct its 2018/2019 season opening production, We're Only Alive for A Short Amount of Time, written and performed by David Cale. (more...)

FARMED: A Live Podcast Comes to Joe's Pub FARMED: A Live Podcast Comes to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Composer Trevor Bachman kicks off the U.S. national tour of FARMED: A Live Podcast Album on May 11th at Joe's Pub. Described by the NY Times as 'musically and vocally rich' and noted for his 'soulful vocals', Bachman combines live interview with heart-pounding beats, electric harmonies, and an earth-shaking choir of voices. Sourcing interviews from audiences in cities around the country, FARMED, originally inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm, bridges distant communities through conversation and song. All concerts are live studio events, and recorded for podcast. (more...)

SWEAT, THE MUSIC MAN, and More Lead The Goodman's 2018-19 Season SWEAT, THE MUSIC MAN, and More Lead The Goodman's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Artistic Director Robert Falls announces Goodman Theatre's new 2018/2019 Season-a 14-play line-up of timely, original and inspired works curated by Falls in collaboration with his artistic associates. The new season, which begins in September and continues through July 2019, includes 10 full productions on the Goodman's stages (856-seat Albert Theatre and 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre) plus three free New Stagesdevelopmental productions, and one TBA production TBA staged as part of the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance's 2018 International Latino Theater Festival. Goodman Theatre memberships, including new flexible packages, are now available for purchase. (more...)

First Ever FRESH GROUND PEPPER FESTIVAL Announced in NYC First Ever FRESH GROUND PEPPER FESTIVAL Announced in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

 Fresh Ground Pepper (FGP), a New York City based arts incubator in its 10th season of instigating and presenting new work, is proud to announce its first ever multi-week emerging arts festival at The New Ohio Theatre from April 10 through 21, 2018. The inaugural FGP Festival will present art parties, new works-in-progress, and workshop productions that span genre, form, and interactivity, including new works of performance, visual art, comedy, music, immersive theatre, board gaming, and literature. (more...)

Stage Version of Ta-Nehisi Coates Book, David Adjmi's STEREOPHONIC and More Among 2017 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab Selections Stage Version of Ta-Nehisi Coates Book, David Adjmi's STEREOPHONIC and More Among 2017 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab Selections
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Four projects representing diverse world voices, each with bold and independent visions of how art can elevate the human experience, comprise this year's selected projects for the two-week Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), convening December 3-17, 2017, with a public performance of another project slated for December 9. (more...)

Salty Brine, David Cale, Natti Vogel, Mark Nadler and More Set for November at Pangea Salty Brine, David Cale, Natti Vogel, Mark Nadler and More Set for November at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Style and substance are inextricably linked at Downtown's alternative supper-club Pangea in November. (more...)

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