WP Theater Extends [PORTO] Through March 4WP Theater Extends [PORTO] Through March 4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

WP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges, are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, [PORTO], the upside-down romantic comedy written by Obie Award Winner Kate Benson (Super Magic Wild Forest, Desert) and directed by Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (Bull in a China Shop, Caught), will extend. Previously scheduled through February 25,[PORTO] will now play its final performance on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway). (more...)

Photo Flash: [PORTO] Celebrates Opening Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: [PORTO] Celebrates Opening Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Tuesday night marked the opening night of the Off-Broadway premiere of [PORTO], a new play by Obie Award Winner Kate Benson presented byWP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Taste of Rehearsals for PORTO at WP TheaterPhoto Flash: Get a First Taste of Rehearsals for PORTO at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

The cast of PORTO enjoyed foie gras sausage, hasenpfeffer, and more delicious bites that they will eat on stage each night during rehearsal last week at WP Theater. PORTO begins performances this Sunday, January 28 and runs through Sunday February 25 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway). (more...)

Cast, Dates Announced for Kate Benson's [PORTO] at WP TheaterCast, Dates Announced for Kate Benson's [PORTO] at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater) and The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges, have announced the cast and dates for the Off-Broadway premiere of PORTO . (more...)

Transgender 9 year-old Boy Penelope (Penel) Ghartey and Transgender Writer-Activist Tiq Milan in Brooklyn Community Services ONE Brooklyn Community Subway Poster CampaignTransgender 9 year-old Boy Penelope (Penel) Ghartey and Transgender Writer-Activist Tiq Milan in Brooklyn Community Services ONE Brooklyn Community Subway Poster Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) launched its ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign for the third year on September 12 with 'Many Voices, Many Stories,' a public service poster campaign seen on 36 Brooklyn subway stations that features 22 Brooklyn notables including Tiq Milan, a transgender activist, writer, public speaker, media consultant and a LGBT spokesperson for GLAAD and Penelope Ghartey (Penel), who is a 9 year old transgender boy that advocates to live authentically and loves school and karate. (more...)

Carla Hall and Chris Hayes Speak Out  in Brooklyn Community Services' Subway CampaignCarla Hall and Chris Hayes Speak Out in Brooklyn Community Services' Subway Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) launches its ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign for the 3rd year on September 12 with Many Voices, Many Stories, a public service poster campaign seen on 36 Brooklyn subway stations featuring Carla Hall of ABC's The Chew, Chris Hayes of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes and a diverse group of Brooklyn notables speaking out about Brooklynites who are living in poverty and the impact of volunteering, advocacy and philanthropy to make a positive difference. Sponsored by Investors Bank, ONE Brooklyn Community Many Voices, Many Stories will be on view through October 12th. (more...)

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces 2017 PRELUDE FestivalMartin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces 2017 PRELUDE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents its annual PRELUDE FESTIVAL on October 4, 5, and 6 at The Graduate Center, CUNY, The City University of New York, curated by Andrew Kircher in collaboration with Frank Hentschker. (more...)

ONE NIGHT ONLY Premiere, Kate Benson's [PORTO] Set for WP Theater's 40th Anniversary SeasonONE NIGHT ONLY Premiere, Kate Benson's [PORTO] Set for WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced their 2017-2018 40th Anniversary Season at WP Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street). (more...)

Michael Zegen and Louisa Krause Tapped for BRO LYFEMichael Zegen and Louisa Krause Tapped for BRO LYFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Misfits (Raphael Picciarelli, Producing Artistic Director; Molly Alexa Horan, Executive Director; and Rebecca Crigler, Producer) are proud to announce the cast of Justin Kuritzkes' (THE SENSUALITY PARTY) sexy, provocative, and all-too-timely satire, BRO LYFE. Knud Adams (EVERY ANGEL IS BEAUTIFUL) will helm the reading. (more...)

Laurie Berg to Receive 2016 Tommy Award; Ceremony to be Held in MayLaurie Berg to Receive 2016 Tommy Award; Ceremony to be Held in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Dixon Place announced the recipient of the 4th Annual 2016 Tom Murrin Performance Award, also known as "The Tommy." A transformative career opportunity for an emerging NYC-based artist or company, this year's award will be presented to Laurie Berg, known for her absurd, darkly humorous choreography and living collages. The 4th Annual Tommy Award presentation will take place at the Howl! Happening Gallery (6 East 1st Street) at 4pm as part of the Luna Macaroona Full Moon Performance Series. The event is free to attend. Featured performers include Agosto Machado, Nora Burns, Miss Joan Marie Moossy, Pedro J. Rosado Jr., Monstah Black, Jacqueline Zahora, Patricia Sullivan, Louise Belle Ethyl May, Annabel Clare Sexton-Daldry, Joe E. Jeffries, Nicky Paraiso, Black Eyed Susan and more. (more...)

Monstah Black to Receive Dixon Place 2015 Tommy Award This SeptMonstah Black to Receive Dixon Place 2015 Tommy Award This Sept
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Dixon Place announced the recipient of the 3rd Annual Tom Murrin Performance Award, also known as 'The Tommy.' A transformative career opportunity for an emerging NYC-based artist or company, the 2015 award will be presented to Monstah Black, a multi-disciplinary performance artist known for his funk-style musical creations. The 3rd Annual Tommy Award presentation will take place at the Howl! Happening Gallery (6 East 1st Street) on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 5pm as part of the Luna Macaroona Full Moon Performance Series. The event is free to attend. (more...)

Monstah Black Wins 2015 Tommy AwardMonstah Black Wins 2015 Tommy Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Dixon Place announces the recipient of the 3rd Annual 2015 Tom Murrin Performance Award, also known as The Tommy. As a transformative career opportunity for an emerging NYC-based artist or company, this year's award is being presented to Monstah Black. (more...)

William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Comes to the Bushwick Starr, Now thru 5/31William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Comes to the Bushwick Starr, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

the food was terrible is a theatrical meditation about death, mourning, and what might be eating away at your stomach. More than a simple two-men-at-bar, this is an evolution into questioning. Can we all clink (glasses) and try to remember who took the dead daughter's (glasses)? Are bipolar people capable of fucking up bacon? Will someone get it together to paint the correct sunrise? (more...)

The Bushwick Starr to Present THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE, 5/14-31The Bushwick Starr to Present THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The Bushwick Starr is proud to present the food was terrible, written by William Burke and directed by Mary Beth Easley. The show will run May 14-31 with performances Todays-Saturdays at 8:00pm. (more...)

William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Comes to the Bushwick Starr, 5/14-31William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Comes to the Bushwick Starr, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

the food was terrible is a theatrical meditation about death, mourning, and what might be eating away at your stomach. More than a simple two-men-at-bar, this is an evolution into questioning. Can we all clink (glasses) and try to remember who took the dead daughter's (glasses)? Are bipolar people capable of fucking up bacon? Will someone get it together to paint the correct sunrise? (more...)

William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Set for Bushwick Starr, 5/14-5/31William Burke's THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE Set for Bushwick Starr, 5/14-5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

the food was terrible is a theatrical meditation about death, mourning, and what might be eating away at your stomach. More than a simple two-men-at-bar, this is an evolution into questioning. Can we all clink (glasses) and try to remember who took the dead daughter's (glasses)? Are bipolar people capable of fucking up bacon? Will someone get it together to paint the correct sunrise? (more...)

Andrew Schneider to Receive 2014 Tom Murrin Performance AwardAndrew Schneider to Receive 2014 Tom Murrin Performance Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Dixon Place has announced the recipient of the 2014 (second annual) Tom Murrin Performance Award, a.k.a. 'The Tommy.' Intended to a transformative career opportunity to an early career NYC-based artistic or company, this year's award will be presented to Andrew Schneider, a performance / interactive-electronics artist who was previously a seven-year member of the Wooster Group. The second annual Tommy Award presentation will take place at Dixon Place (161a Chrystie Street, New York City) on Sunday, April 27th at 7:30PM. The awards celebration - featuring a special appearance by the 2013 Tommy Award winner, talk-of-the-town performance company ANIMALS, as well as Tom Murrin's wife, Patricia Sullivan -- will be the final stop of a parade of spontaneous outdoor performances, which will commence at closing of the Tom Murrin Full Moon Performance Festival at La Mama. The parade will begin approximately at 6:45pm and travel from East 4th Street to Dixon Place. The Tommy Award party at Dixon Place is FREE, with a cash bar all night. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr to Present THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE, 5/14-31The Bushwick Starr to Present THE FOOD WAS TERRIBLE, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The Bushwick Starr is proud to present the food was terrible, written by William Burke and directed by Mary Beth Easley. The show will run May 14-31 with performances Wednesdays-Saturdays at 8:00pm. (more...)

ANIMALS To Be Honored With The First Annual Tom Murrin Performance Award, 2/8ANIMALS To Be Honored With The First Annual Tom Murrin Performance Award, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Ellie Covan, Founder & Artistic Director of Dixon Place, announced today that the NYC performance company ANIMALS will be awarded the First Annual Tom Murrin Performance Award on Friday, February 8th at 9pm at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). The award has been created to honor and celebrate the life and work of Tom Murrin (aka the Alien Comic) by providing a transformative career opportunity to an emerging artist, selected by a distinguished panel of producers, artistic directors and artists. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2012 Obie Awards - Winners & More!Photo Coverage: 2012 Obie Awards - Winners & More!
by Linda Lenzi - May 22, 2012

The 57th Annual Obie Awards were given out at a ceremony last night at Webster Hall in Greenwich Village. The awards were presented by acclaimed stage actors Eric McCormack, Grace Gummer, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Justin Bartha, Leslie Odom Jr., Lily Rabe, Michael McKean, Tonya Pinkins, Topher Grace, and Tracee Chimo. (more...)

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