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by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020

SOFT POWER, HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING, and More Take Home 2020 Hewes Design Awards Photo SOFT POWER, HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING, and More Take Home 2020 Hewes Design Awards
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 15, 2020

The 2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2019–2020 theater season were presented yesterday at a virtual awards ceremony attended by more than 100 people.

2020 Hewes Design Awards Presented Photo 2020 Hewes Design Awards Presented
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2020

The 2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2019-2020 theater season were presented yesterday at a virtual awards ceremony attended by more than 100 people. Awards were presented in 6 different categories and Allen Lee Hughes was awarded the Ming Cho Lee Lifetime Achievement Award.

2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honorees Announced Photo 2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honorees Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2020

The 2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2019-2020 theater season were announced today and will be presented at a virtual awards ceremony on October 14.

THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out Photo THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out the Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 13, 2020

Tune in right here at 7:30pm to watch The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards and check back for a full list of winners, updating live!

Breaking: 2020 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List! Photo Breaking: 2020 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 21, 2020

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards has partnered with 'Stars in the House' to live stream this year's Nominations. Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the hosts of the virtual daily series benefiting the Actors Fund, will announce the nominees.

BWW Review: Giggles Galore at the Met? You Betâ€"from PASQUALE and FALSTAFF on Demand Photo BWW Review: Giggles Galore at the Met? You Betâ€"from PASQUALE and FALSTAFF on Demand
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 12, 2020

Luckily for viewers on the Metropolitan Opera's “Met on Demand”—with selections available free in this time of COVID-19, on your laptop or as apps for your phone or tablet—there were a couple of knee-slappers thrown in among the drama of AIDA, PARSIFAL and ROMEO ET JULIETTE this week. Two of my favorites were there: Donizetti's DON PASQUALE and Verdi's FALSTAFF.

BWW Review: A Chilling Revival of Ödön von Horváth's 1937 Social Commentary JUDGME Photo BWW Review: A Chilling Revival of Ödön von Horváth's 1937 Social Commentary JUDGMENT DAY
by Michael Dale - Dec 25, 2019

Born in 1901, Austro-Hungarian playwright and novelist ?-dön von Horváth spent the latter of his 36 years warning against the growing threat of European fascist regimes before being fatally struck by a falling tree branch.

BWW Review: A Silver Rose, Golden Voices and a Platinum Conductor Mark This Season's  Photo BWW Review: A Silver Rose, Golden Voices and a Platinum Conductor Mark This Season's ROSENKAVALIER at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 20, 2019

For a composer so well known for his dramatic operas--SALOME and ELEKTRA the most famous of them--Richard Strauss's most popular work remains the more comic DER ROSENKAVALIER, which just made its season debut under the scintillating baton of Sir Simon Rattle, with a bevy of first-rate singers.

Review Roundup: JUDGMENT DAY at Park Avenue Armory - Read the Reviews! Photo Review Roundup: JUDGMENT DAY at Park Avenue Armory - Read the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Dec 12, 2019

Park Avenue Armory presents Judgment Day-the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play.

Park Avenue Armory Announces Cast Of JUDGMENT DAY Photo Park Avenue Armory Announces Cast Of JUDGMENT DAY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2019

Park Avenue Armory announces today the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play. Luke Kirby, best known for his Emmy Award-winning performance of Lenny Bruce on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel , plays the leading role in the production, which is the first ground-up theater production for the Armory. In his return to the Armory after his award-winning production of The Hairy Ape (2017), acclaimed theater director Richard Jones leads the cast of 16, which includes Susannah Perkins (Network; The Wolves), Alyssa Bresnahan (Network; 27 Dresses), Henry Stram (Junk; The Elephant Man), and Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie a?" Tony Award; Desperate Housewives).

Park Avenue Armory Announces Cast For JUDGMENT DAY Photo Park Avenue Armory Announces Cast For JUDGMENT DAY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2019

Park Avenue Armory today announces the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play.

JUDGMENT DAY Gets World Premiere At Park Avenue Armory Photo JUDGMENT DAY Gets World Premiere At Park Avenue Armory
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 5, 2019

This December, Park Avenue Armory will round out its 2019 season with the world premiere of a new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play Judgment Day, an ambitious work that explores morality, responsibility, and the guilt of a small-town's train stationmaster and his community. The adaptation, commissioned by the Armory and penned by Obie Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Christopher Shinn, is staged by famed British theater director Richard Jones, who returns to the Armory to helm this gripping moral parable following his critically acclaimed, eight-time Drama Deska?"nominated production of The Hairy Ape  at the Armory in 2017. With much of the narrative centered around an ill-fated train depot, Judgment Day and its vast set will take on special resonance in the 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Halla?"reminiscent of the great nineteenth century train sheds of Europe, with its vaulted ceiling and raw industrial design. The production runs December 5, 2019 through January 11, 2020. Casting will be announced in the coming weeks.

KILLING PATIENT ZERO Comes to Toronto Photo KILLING PATIENT ZERO Comes to Toronto
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2019

Fadoo Productions has announced that Killing Patient Zero, the documentary about the origins of the AIDS epidemic and the story of Gaetan Dugas, the man who was incorrectly accused of starting it all, written and directed by Laurie Lynd, will open theatrically in Toronto on July 26 through to August 1, 2019 at the Ted Rogers Cinema.

BWW Review:  FIGARO is Brilliantly Married in St. Louis Photo BWW Review: FIGARO is Brilliantly Married in St. Louis
by Steve Callahan - May 28, 2019

Opera Theatre of St. Louis has opened its 44th festival season. This is St. Louis' prized centerpiece of opera, with a world-wide reputation. It is famous for its superb productions. The company's home is the beautiful and comfortable 763-seat Browning Theatre at Webster University. Gourmet picnic suppers may be enjoyed before the show on the lovely grounds of the theater. All operas are performed in English with super-titles.

THE TWILIGHT ZONE Will Hold Post-Show Q&A To Celebrate The 60th Anniversary Of The Or Photo THE TWILIGHT ZONE Will Hold Post-Show Q&A To Celebrate The 60th Anniversary Of The Original CBS Television Series
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2019

With only one week left until The Twilight Zone completes its run in the West End, the celebration of the show's 60th anniversary continues. After a hugely successful post-show Q&A with Christopher Beaumont and Roger Luckhurst, The Twilight Zone have announced a second post-show Q&A.

THE TWILIGHT ZONE Will Host a Series of Post-Show Q&As Photo THE TWILIGHT ZONE Will Host a Series of Post-Show Q&As
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2019

The West End production of The Twilight Zone, currently running at the Ambassadors Theatre, continues to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the original and iconic CBS television series by Rod Serling with a series of special post-show Q&A's.

THE TWILIGHT ZONE Enters Final Weeks Photo THE TWILIGHT ZONE Enters Final Weeks
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2019

Audiences have less than 6 short weeks to catch the acclaimed West End production of The Twilight Zone. Following the Almeida's sell-out run in 2017-2018, the highly successful West End transfer running at the Ambassadors Theatre must end with the season finale on Saturday 1 June 2019. The production will then be rocketing to a new dimension and setting its sights on the US.

New Theatre Launches In Chester County Photo New Theatre Launches In Chester County
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2019

Two transplants from New York have set up a brand-new theatre company in the heart of Chester County. The Phoenix Theatre will begin producing professional work in residence this summer at SALT Performing Arts in Chester Springs.

BWW Review: THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Ambassadors Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Ambassadors Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 12, 2019

Before Black Mirror, there was The Twilight Zone. First aired in 1959, the series was presented by Rod Serling who, at the time, had risen to prominence as a writer of television dramas as well as a commentator of the medium.

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