Lynn Cohen, Lewis Black, Florencia Lozano, Vanessa Aspillaga & More Set To Present This Week At The FleaLynn Cohen, Lewis Black, Florencia Lozano, Vanessa Aspillaga & More Set To Present This Week At The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, presents Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. Musings runs from Monday, October 15th - Sunday October, 21st at The Flea's new home at 20 Thomas Street in Tribeca. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, will present Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. The Muse Project gives women performers the time, space, and opportunity to experiment with and explore their fantasy projects. Musings will showcase the exciting, fresh, paradigm-shifting storytelling that 5 of New York's leading stage actresses have developed through intensive workshops, called Mini Muses. The week will culminate in a party on October 19th, the 'Mini Gala' - a wine and cheese event to celebrate the week's presentations; and 'Tea Time,' a one-of-a-kind Muse pilot program, where a veteran stage actress discusses her experiences building her career. Actress Florencia Lozano is set to partake as the Tea Time guest. (more...)

Florencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For TeaFlorencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For Tea
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Florencia Lozano joins The Muse Project for their inaugural Tea Time event on October 21st at 5:30pm at The Flea Theater in Tribeca. Tea Times are a one-of-a-kind Muse pilot program, and October 21st's Tea Time will cap off a week of exciting presentations from some of New York's most dynamic women performers (Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations). During Tea Times, a veteran stage actress (Ms. Lozano) discusses her experiences building her career. The Muse Project's Artistic Director, Jocelyn Kuritsky, will lead the discussion with Ms. Lozano. A q&a with attendees and tea (and cookies!) and networking to follow. This event is open to all, and it is also a special opportunity for women actors to network with Ms. Lozano, each other, and to seek insight and support. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, will present Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. Musings showcases the exciting, fresh, paradigm-shifting storytelling that New York's leading actresses have developed through intensive workshops. The Muse Project gives women performers the time, space, and opportunity to experiment with and explore their fantasy projects. Veteran performer Lynn Cohen will be investigating previously unexplored terrain with collaborator Lewis Black in his piece Dottie's Home. Recent Lucille Lortel nominee Vanessa Aspillaga and Obie winner Jessica Frances Dukes, alongside acclaimed directors Jose Zayas and Seret Scott, will dig into long hungered-for solo work. (more...)

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...)

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