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LPTW Will Hold a Memorial Honoring Former League Members Photo LPTW Will Hold a Memorial Honoring Former League Members
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2020

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, is mourning the loss of eight league members who passed away in 2019.

Meganne George, Beloved Theatre Production Designer, Passes At 52 Photo Meganne George, Beloved Theatre Production Designer, Passes At 52
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2019

Meganne George, Indiana-born beloved New York City theatre production designer, passed away on July 30th in her home on City Island. She was 52.

New Perspectives Theatre Co Announces 11th Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival Photo New Perspectives Theatre Co Announces 11th Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2019

New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) announces Approval Pending, the 11th Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival, running Monday, August 5 to Saturday, August 10, 2019.

NPTC and Banana Boat Productions Reprise THE RITUAL For 40th Anniversary Photo NPTC and Banana Boat Productions Reprise THE RITUAL For 40th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2019

NPTC and Banana Boat Productions are reprising their powerful production of The Ritual by noted Trinidadian playwright Zeno Obi Constance at New Perspectives Studio, 458 West 37th Street (@10th Avenue.) This limited-run production celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Constance's ground-breaking play which caused a stir in 1979 when it was aired live on Trinidadian television-and then blacked out in the middle of the broadcast because it was perceived to be too shocking. Performances are June 19 - 30, 2019 , Weds - Sat @7:30pm, Sundays @4pm..

CHARLIE'S WAITING By Melisa Annis Starring Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick Opens At Theat Photo CHARLIE'S WAITING By Melisa Annis Starring Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick Opens At TheaterLab
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2019

Parity Productions, the New York based theatre company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TCNG) artists, opened Charlie's Waiting by Inaugural Parity Commission Winner Melisa Annis on March 31 at Theaterlab (357 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018) hosted by TLab Shares. Charlie's Waiting is playing an extended run of 21 performances now through April 20. The cast is led by Tony nominee Xanthe Elbrick (Broadway: Coram Boy, Candida), and features Stephanie Heitman (A Snowfall in Berlin), and Amy Scanlon (Balladeers Play to the Moon) and is directed by Parity Productions Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar Hauser. 

CHARLIE'S WAITING By Mêlisa Annis Starring Tony-Nominee Xanthe Photo CHARLIE'S WAITING By Mêlisa Annis Starring Tony-Nominee Xanthe
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2019

Parity Productions, the New York based theater company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TCNG) artists, has announced the full cast and crew for their world premiere production of Charlie's Waiting by Melisa Annis, Parity's 2017 Commission Winner, as well as an extension of the run. Charlie's Waiting will now play March 28 through April 20 at Theaterlab (357 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018) hosted by TLab Shares. The cast is led by Tony nominee Xanthe Elbrick (Broadway: Coram Boy, Candida), and features Stephanie Heitman (A Snowfall in Berlin), and Amy Scanlon (Balladeers Play to the Moon) and is directed by Parity Productions Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar Hauser. 

Banana Boast Productions U.S. Premiere Of THE KEY GAME By Patricia Cumper Photo Banana Boast Productions U.S. Premiere Of THE KEY GAME By Patricia Cumper
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Banana Boat Productions and New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) are pleased to present The Key Game by noted London-based Jamaican playwright Patricia Cumper. The production runs October 17 - 28, 2018 at New Perspectives Studio, 458 West 37th Street with performances Today through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3:00pm.

Banana Boast Productions U.S. Premiere Of THE KEY GAME By Patricia Cumper Photo Banana Boast Productions U.S. Premiere Of THE KEY GAME By Patricia Cumper
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2018

Banana Boat Productions and New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) are pleased to present The Key Game by noted London-based Jamaican playwright Patricia Cumper. The production runs October 17 - 28, 2018 at New Perspectives Studio, 458 West 37th Street with performances Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3:00pm.

New Perspectives Theatre Company Brings 10th Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival  Photo New Perspectives Theatre Company Brings 10th Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival to New York
by Julie Musbach - Jul 2, 2018

New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to announce Resistance is Futile, our 10th Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival, running Monday, August 6 to Saturday, August 11, 2018. The Festival performs in two programs on an alternating schedule of 4:00pm and 8:00pm, with a combined program on August 11th at 2pm and 5pm. All performances are at NPTC Studio, 458 West 37th Street (at 10th Avenue.)

SHE CALLS ME FIREFLY SET to Premiere at SoHo Playhouse This June Photo SHE CALLS ME FIREFLY SET to Premiere at SoHo Playhouse This June
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2018

New York theatre companies Parity Productions and New Perspectives Theatre Company have announced they are teaming to produce the world premiere of She Calls Me Firefly, a new American play by Teresa Lotz, directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser. The play will premiere in June at the SoHo Playhouse.

UNHINGED: Women's Work Festival Announced for August
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2017

???????New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to announce UNHINGED, our Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival, running Monday, August 7 to Saturday, August 12, 2017. The Festival performs in two programs on an alternating schedule of 4:00pm and 8:00pm, with a combined program on August 12th at NPTC Studio, 458 West 37th Street (at 10th Avenue.)

The Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History presents STAGE STRUCK: Reclaiming the History  of Women
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2017

The Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History in association with New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to present a limited run engagement of STAGE STRUCK: Reclaiming the History of Women in Theatre written and performed by Paula Ewin*, Ginger Grace*, Mari Lyn Henry, Judy Rosenblatt*, and Sandhi Santini. Additional text is by Melody Brooks. The production runs May 19-22, 2017 at New Perspectives Studio, 458 W 37th Street

BWW Review: Watch It Ensnare Us All with THE MOUSETRAP at Cape Playhouse
by Kristen Morale - Aug 28, 2016

With a small yet stellar cast directed by Pamela Hunt and finishing the Playhouse's 90th season as its final full length production of the summer, there is so much to love about this production of Christie's classic The Mousetrap. Honestly, if you don't enjoy it, you really aren't following the story close enough. From enigmatic characters, all whom are just about self-incriminatingly suspicious from the very start, to a plot that you will try your utmost to decipher while the facts are laid out bare before you, Hunt and her cast have truthfully really created quite the masterpiece with this production

Michael Halling and Samantha Hill to Lead THE MOUSETRAP at Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The 90th anniversary season of The Cape Playhouse wraps up with Agatha Christie's mystery classic, The Mousetrap.  Directed by Pamela Hunt, it runs August 23 - September 3. Press night is set for Today, August 23 at 7:30 pm.

Michael Halling and Samantha Hill to Lead THE MOUSETRAP at Cape Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2016

The 90th anniversary season of The Cape Playhouse wraps up with Agatha Christie's mystery classic, The Mousetrap.  Directed by Pamela Hunt, it runs August 23 - September 3. Press night is set for Tuesday, August 23 at 7:30 pm.

Caribbean Offerings at New Perspectives Theatre Company
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 28, 2016

Banana Boat Productions in association with New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to announce Crossing Boundaries, two short plays from Trinidadian writers as part of OFF THE BOAT, a summer Caribbean Theatre Festival. Dueling Voices, by the prolific Zeno Obi Constance, is paired with Nice by Mustapha Matura (Playboy of the West Indies.) The production runs August 18 through 27th at New Perspectives Studio, 458 West 37th Street, with performances Wednesday - Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 4:00pm.

Women's Work Short Play Festival Kicks Off Today at New Perspectives Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to announce THE WORK GOES ON: A WOMEN'S WORK SHORT PLAY SAMPLER.

Women's Work Short Play Festival to Kick Off Feb 23 at New Perspectives Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to announce THE WORK GOES ON: A WOMEN'S WORK SHORT PLAY SAMPLER.

BWW Review: FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE at 710 Main Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Sep 18, 2015

Buffalo born playwrights and authors  often have used their hometown as their setting, from A.R. Gurney to Tom Dudzick to Lauren Belfer. Now we can add Laura Pedersen,  whose FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE opened the 710 Main Theatre season last night.

Laura Pedersen's FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE!, Formerly THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN, Plays Buffalo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

The VH Theatrical Development Foundation proudly announces that after an acclaimed Off-Broadway engagement last fall, FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE! (formerly titled THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN), a new play by best-selling author Laura Pedersen, will open the 2015-2016 Theater Season at the 710 Main Street Theatre (formerly Studio Arena Theater) in Buffalo, New York, with a limited engagement scheduled to play tonight, September 17 - Sunday, October 4, 2015.  Directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser, FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE! is set in Buffalo, where Ms. Pedersen was born and raised. 

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