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Sarah Anne Fernandez Announces Jackie Burns & Frankie Gonzalez As Special Guests For  Photo Sarah Anne Fernandez Announces Jackie Burns & Frankie Gonzalez As Special Guests For Feinstein's/54 Below Concert
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021

Feinstein's/54 Below has announced that Sarah Anne Fernandez will be joined by special guests Jackie Burns (Wicked, HAIR, If/Then) & Frankie Gonzalez (The Fantasticks, Superhero) in her upcoming concert Now What? on Sunday, December 12th at 9:45 PM.

Sarah Anne Fernandez to Present NOW WHAT? at Feinstein's/54 Below in December Photo Sarah Anne Fernandez to Present NOW WHAT? at Feinstein's/54 Below in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2021

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will present Sarah Anne Fernandez in Now What? on December 12, 2021 at 9:45 PM. Sarah returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below after flying across the country by broom as the Elphaba u/s on the national tour of Wicked, marking her as one of the youngest girls to don the green paint and witch hat in the show’s history.

Great River Shakespeare Festival Releases Five Episode MACBETH Podcast As A Free Educ Photo Great River Shakespeare Festival Releases Five Episode MACBETH Podcast As A Free Educational Tool For Students
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

The podcast features GRSF's professional acting company and is accompanied by Scott O'Brien's haunting score and soundscape, originally designed for GRSF's 2019 season production, directed by Paul Mason Barnes.

Lineup Of New Plays Announced For WET INK SERIES Photo Lineup Of New Plays Announced For WET INK SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021

Theatre East, a New York City-based off-Broadway theatre company, in partnership with the Division of Theatre and the Meadows School at Southern Methodist University will premiere their second installment of the WET INK SERIES on March 22nd & 23rd.

Resonance Ensemble Announces Waldman Play Development Program Photo Resonance Ensemble Announces Waldman Play Development Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020

Resonance Ensemble (Artistic Director Eric Parness, Managing Director Rachel Reiner) has announced that their play development initiative has been named in honor of The Waldman Foundation, a generous funder of the organization for many years.

DOS DIVAS Returns With DOS DIVAS: UNPLUGGED, A Virtual Concert To Benefit The WHO Cov Photo DOS DIVAS Returns With DOS DIVAS: UNPLUGGED, A Virtual Concert To Benefit The WHO Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2020

Sarah Anne Fernandez and Lauren Baez, the ladies behind Dos Divas, have yet again joined forces and return to the stage - this time virtually in a concert to benefit the WHO Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

ASF Launches Virtual Shakespeare Monologue Series Photo ASF Launches Virtual Shakespeare Monologue Series
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2020

With audiences and artists alike separated from live performing arts by the global COVID-19 pandemic, actors who have appeared on stage at Alabama Shakespeare Festival are sharing their favorite Shakespeare monologues online.

Photo Flash: First Look at STEEL MAGNOLIAS at the Guthrie Theater Photo Photo Flash: First Look at STEEL MAGNOLIAS at the Guthrie Theater
by Stephi Wild - Oct 30, 2019

The Guthrie presents Steel Magnolias October 26 - December 15, 2019.

The New School's College of Performing Arts Announces the Fall 2019 Season Photo The New School's College of Performing Arts Announces the Fall 2019 Season
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2019

The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) announces its fall 2019 season highlights, featuring a series of exciting world premieres and newly commissioned works.

CULTURE CLASH To Headline 17th Annual Black And Latino Playwrights Celebration Photo CULTURE CLASH To Headline 17th Annual Black And Latino Playwrights Celebration
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 28, 2019

The performance troupe Culture Clash will be a special guest during the 17th annual Black and Latino Playwrights Celebration (BLPC) Sept. 2-8 at Texas State University.

Juilliard Drama Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Juilliard Drama Announces 2019-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2019

Juilliard Drama announces fully staged productions showcasing Juilliard's Group 49 acting students in their fourth and final year in the program. Evan Yionoulis, an Obie award-winning director and nationally recognized acting teacher, is entering her second season as Richard Rodgers Director of the Drama Division.

BWW Review: NO CHILD at Great River Shakespeare Festival Photo BWW Review: NO CHILD at Great River Shakespeare Festival
by Kathleen Peterson - Jul 24, 2019

In an astounding feat of theatre, Melissa Maxwell tells a tale of the NYC school system through the eyes of 16 characters.

BWW Review: CYMBELINE at Great River Shakespeare Festival Photo BWW Review: CYMBELINE at Great River Shakespeare Festival
by Kathleen Peterson - Jul 9, 2019

The Great River Shakespeare Festival in Minnesota has taken up one of the Bard's more obscure plays as part of its Season 16 offerings. CYMBELINE is difficult to classify (one scholar called it a "comical-tragical-historical-pastoral-dramatic-romance")! But that also makes it a lot of fun.

Photo Flash: Great River Shakespeare Festival Opens Season 16 Photo Photo Flash: Great River Shakespeare Festival Opens Season 16
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2019

Great River Shakespeare Festival opened the fourth show of its 16th season last night, with the world premiere of Beth Gardiner's new adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters. 

Great River Shakespeare Festival Brings Diverse Productions And A Rich Festival To Wi Photo Great River Shakespeare Festival Brings Diverse Productions And A Rich Festival To Winona
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2019

Great River Shakespeare Festival kicks off its 16th season at the end of June, producing Shakespeare's Macbeth and Cymbeline, as well as a world premiere adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters, Nilaja Sun's No Child..., and White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour.

The Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors Photo The Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2019

The Flea Theater is proud to announce the addition of six new Resident Directors to its intensive practicum for early-career directors. Rebecca Aparicio, Jake Beckhard, Daniella Caggiano, Lauren DeLeon, Will Steinberger, and Raz Golden will join the current group of Resident Directors. 

BWW Review: THE TRIAL OF DONNA CAINE at GSP is an Engrossing Courtroom Drama Photo BWW Review: THE TRIAL OF DONNA CAINE at GSP is an Engrossing Courtroom Drama
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 22, 2018

George Street Playhouse (GSP) opens their 20182019 season with Walter Anderson's 'The Trial of Donna Caine,' directed by the Playhouse's Artistic Director, David Saint.Metro area audiences are fortunate to have The Trial of Donna Caine on the New Brunswick stage. Get your tickets and make it a part of your fall entertainment schedule.

Photo Flash: THE TRIAL OF DONNA CAINE At George Street Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: THE TRIAL OF DONNA CAINE At George Street Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2018

When Marine Staff Sergeant Donna Caine (played by Flor De Liz Perez of Two River Theater's Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England) is accused of a serious crime, highly respected attorney Emily Zola Ginsberg (played by Margarita Levieva of David Simon's critically acclaimed HBO drama The Deuce ) is convinced to take the case. Fighting for her client's future, Ginsberg finds herself taking on the military establishment in order to expose the truth.

BWW Interview: Margarita Levieva and THE TRIAL OF DONNA CAINE at George Street Playho Photo BWW Interview: Margarita Levieva and THE TRIAL OF DONNA CAINE at George Street Playhouse 10/16 to 11/11
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 16, 2018

George Street Playhouse (GSP) will launch its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of 'The Trial of Donna Caine,' a gripping courtroom drama by Walter Anderson. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Margarita Levieva about her career and her role as Emily Zola Ginsberg in the upcoming show at GSP.

George Street Playhouse Opens Season With World Premiere Photo George Street Playhouse Opens Season With World Premiere
by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2018

George Street Playhouse will launch its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of The Trial of Donna Caine, a gripping courtroom drama by Walter Anderson, who served as the editor-in-chief of Parade magazine for 20 years prior to being named Chairman and CEO of Parade Publications.  

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