Theater Resources Unlimited Hosts TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP Weekend Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will host the annual TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP: Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing, today, April 30, and Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at DeSotelle NuBox Theatre, 300 W. 43rd St., 3rd Floor, NYC. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP, 4/30-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

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Theater Resources Unlimited to Host TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP Weekend Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will host the annual TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP: Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing, on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at DeSotelle NuBox Theatre, 300 W. 43rd St., 3rd Floor, NYC. (more...)

Tony Nominee Bryce Pinkham, Kelli Barrett, Lesli Margherita, and More Join TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will celebrate its 24th year as a not-for-profit service organization with its annual gala, the TRU Love Benefit. This year's theme is Making Our Gardens Grow, and a stellar lineup of Broadway stars has joined the cast: Bryce Pinkham (The Heidi Chronicles, Tony nominee for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Tony Award Winner and Grammy Nominee Milly Shapiro (Matilda), and more. (more...)

2015 TRU Love Benefit, MAKING OUR GARDENS GROW, Set for 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will celebrate its 24th year as a not-for-profit service organization with its annual gala, the TRU Love Benefit. This year's theme is MAKING OUR GARDENS GROW, recognizing three people who are each helping to change the landscape of theater in highly individual ways. (more...)

Patrick Blake, Teresa Eyring & More Will Be Honored at TRU's MAKING OUR GARDENS GROW Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will celebrate its 24th year as a not-for-profit service organization with its annual gala, the TRU Love Benefit. This year's theme is Making Our Gardens Grow, recognizing three people who are each helping to change the landscape of theater in highly individual ways. The 2015 TRU Spirit of Theater Award, given to a member of the producing community who has demonstrated exceptional generosity, support and kindness to others in the business, will be awarded to producer Patrick Blake (The 39 Steps, Bedlam Theatre's Hamlet/St. Joan, Play Dead, My Life Is a Musical, The Exonerated, In the Continuum), also the founder of Rhymes Over Beats, a game-changing new hip hop theater company; the TRU Humanitarian Award will be presented to Teresa Eyring on behalf of one of American theater's pre-eminent service organizations, Theatre Communications Group (TCG); and the TRU Entrepreneur Award, given for consistency, unique thinking and innovation, will be presented to Linda Amiel Burns for 38 years of The Singing Experience, a unique cabaret workshop that helps ordinary people blossom into singing 'stars.' (more...)

TRU & Cate Cammarata to Offer Free Staged reading of SEARCHERS.NET, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), and Cate Cammarata present the final reading in the 2015 TRU Voices Series: searchers.net, a computer dating extravaganzaby T. Cat Ford, on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 7pm at the SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, NYC. searchers.net features Brad Bellamy, Laurence Cantor, Mark Finley, Melissa Hurst, Les J. N. Mau, and Patricia Randell. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited, Patrick Blake & Rhymes Over Beats to Present ECHOES OF OCTAVIA, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), Patrick Blake, and Rhymes Over Beats present Echoes of Octaviaby Michelle T. Johnson on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7pm at the SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, NYC. Echoes of Octavia is directed by Brent Buell and features Onyi Okoli, Tyson Hall, Nina Yvette Coleman, Erick Carter, Torre Reigns, Jada Castillo, Alisha Espinosa. The play takes place in Octavia's Diner, a cozy, family-owned soul food restaurant in the middle of a black neighborhood in the Midwest. Zora, the business mind of the diner, receives the offer of a lifetime - a chance to write a book about the legendary sci-fi author Octavia Butler. She'd have to move half way across the country to work on it, but her father wants her to stay and run the diner. She's torn between family duty and her dream. (more...)

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOSH Comes to The Players Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

After a 60-city tour, Huffington Post columnist, playwright, performer, and international public speaker Josh Rivedal returns to New York City with The Gospel According to Josh-his autobiographical 30-character, 1-man show described as a parable, a mitzvah, and a comedy all rolled into one. Brent Buell directs. Four performances will be staged at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street in NYC from tonight, May 16-18, 2014. (more...)

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOSH Comes to The Players Theatre, 5/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

After a 60-city tour, Huffington Post columnist, playwright, performer, and international public speaker Josh Rivedal returns to New York City with The Gospel According to Josh-his autobiographical 30-character, 1-man show described as a parable, a mitzvah, and a comedy all rolled into one. Brent Buell directs. Four performances will be staged at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street in NYC from May 16-18, 2014. (more...)

PLAY DEAD Kicks-the-Bucket July 24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

PLAY DEAD, the 'sensationally entertaining' (The Wall Street Journal) Off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins, will close its current run in NYC on Sunday, July 24 at 7pm. (more...)

Final Weeks to See PLAY DEAD, Set to Close 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2011

PLAY DEAD, the 'sensationally entertaining' (The Wall Street Journal) Off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins, will close its current run in NYC on Sunday, July 24 at 7pm. This 'wild, wicked show' (The New York Times) has been making audiences shriek with laughter since its first performance on October 21, 2010 at The Players Theater (115 MacDougal Street at Minetta Lane). (more...)

PLAY DEAD Kicks-the-Bucket July 24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

PLAY DEAD, the 'sensationally entertaining' (The Wall Street Journal) Off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins, will close its current run in NYC on Sunday, July 24 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW TV: Inside Todd Robbin's Lair at PLAY DEAD!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2011

Play Dead, the Off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins is now playing an open-ended run at The Player's Theater. The recipient of a 2011 Drama Desk nomination for Unique Theatrical Experience, the show also features Geri Berman, Charlotte Pines, Drea Lorraine and Don Meehan. BroadwayWorld was recently invited into Robbins' lair backstage at Play Dead. Click below for the tour...if you dare. (more...)

PLAY DEAD Announces New Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Play Dead, the new Off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins announces a new performance schedule effective immediately. As a result, there will be no performances Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday May 18. The new schedule is as follows: Thursdays at 8PM, Fridays at 8PM, Saturdays at 7PM and 10PM, and Sundays at 3PM and 7PM. (more...)

PLAY DEAD Announces New Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Play Dead, the new Off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins announces a new performance scheudle effective immediately. (more...)

PLAY DEAD Plays 200th Performance 5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Play Dead, the new Off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins will play its 200th performance on Wednesday, May 4. (more...)

PLAY DEAD Receives 2011 Drama Desk Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

It was announced today that Play Dead, the new Off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins, is the recipient of a 2011 Drama Desk nomination for Unique Theatrical Experience. (more...)

PLAY DEAD Celebrates 150 Performances 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

Play Dead,the new off-Broadway comic thriller co-written and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and co-written & performed by Todd Robbins, will mark its 150th performance on Sunday, March 20 at 7pm at Off-Broadway's Players Theater (115 MacDougal Street at Minetta Lane). (more...)

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