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The Resident Acting Company Releases Film Version of PLAY by Samuel Beckett Photo The Resident Acting Company Releases Film Version of PLAY by Samuel Beckett
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

The Resident Acting Company has just released a film version of  “Play” by Samuel Beckett.  It is available to watch free of charge on their website for three months through a special agreement with the Estate of Samuel Beckett.  racnyc.org 

Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents XINGU Photo Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents XINGU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading: XINGU, a one-act play by Kimberly Wadsworth based on a short story by Edith Wharton, live streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 10th, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT. 

Local Playwright Manoli Kouremetis is Returning To The Z With His World Premiere Of S Photo Local Playwright Manoli Kouremetis is Returning To The Z With His World Premiere Of SAINT IRENE'S
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

Zeiders American Dream Theater (The Z) in Town Center under the leadership of Artistic Director Bart Kuebler, Executive Director Terry Flint will present Manoli Kouremetis' play, Saint Irene's.

Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Celebrates THE SORCERESS Opening Nig Photo Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Celebrates THE SORCERESS Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

On December 8th, The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene premiered The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin), a magical, musical Yiddish fantasy starring an innocent young heroine, her dashing fiancé, a devious stepmother, and a scheming witch that takes its audience into a world of illusion, intrigue, and suspense. Among the opening night guests were Jana Robbins and Haley Swindal. 

Photo Flash: First Look at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE SORCERESS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE SORCERESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

This December, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) is presenting The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin), a magical, musical Yiddish fantasy starring an innocent young heroine, her dashing fiancé, a devious stepmother, and a scheming witch that takes its audience into a world of illusion, intrigue, and suspense. The Sorceress is being performed through December 29 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene To Host A Jewish Holiday Tradition On December 25 Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene To Host A Jewish Holiday Tradition On December 25th at THE SORCERESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Christmas Day for American Jews is observed by an annual ritual, one born alongside Yiddish Theatre in the immigrant communities of the Lower East Side: dining out on Chinese food.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents THE SORCERESS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

This December, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present The Sorceress (Di Kishefmakherin), a magical, musical Yiddish fantasy starring an innocent young heroine, her dashing fiancé, a devious stepmother, and a scheming witch that takes its audience into a world of illusion, intrigue, and suspense. The Sorceress will be performed from December 1 to 29 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC.

Resident Acting Company To Present BLITHE SPIRIT At The Players This Spring/Summer Photo Resident Acting Company To Present BLITHE SPIRIT At The Players This Spring/Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

The Resident Acting Company, the new ensemble formed by members of the Pearl Theater Company announced today that they will present THE TIME SERIES, four script in hand performances that will explore various aspects of time, and the role it plays in literature and in our everyday lives. The series will run monthly through July at The Players (16 Gramercy Park South) and commences with No l Coward's Blithe Spirit on April 8. 6PM cash bar. 7PM reading. For more information visit: www.racnyc.org

Resident Acting Co Launches The Time Series with BLITHE SPIRIT Photo Resident Acting Co Launches The Time Series with BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The Resident Acting Company, the new ensemble formed by members of the Pearl Theater Company announced today that they will present THE TIME SERIES, four script in hand performances that will explore various aspects of time, and the role it plays in literature and in our everyday lives.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE TENTH MAN In Yiddish Sells Out Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's THE TENTH MAN In Yiddish Sells Out
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), the longest consecutively producing theatre in the United States and the world's oldest continuously operating Yiddish theatre company, announced the stellar cast for the free, world premiere staged reading of Paddy Chayefsky's 1959 Tony Award-nominated play The Tenth Man, newly translated into Yiddish by Eleanor Reissa and Harvey Varga, on Tuesday, November 13 at 7 pm at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl. NY, NY 10280. All tickets were gone in a few hours.

Photo Flash: Resident Acting Company Will Offer Staged Reading Of  IT IS SO By Luigi  Photo Photo Flash: Resident Acting Company Will Offer Staged Reading Of IT IS SO By Luigi Pirandello
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

The Resident Acting Company (www.racnyc.org), a new troupe drawn from the performing ensemble of The Pearl Theatre Company, will present a staged reading of 'It Is So (If You Think So)' by Luigi Pirandello on Monday, November 19 at 7:00 PM at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South. The reading is the final installment of the troupe's 'The Language Series,' which is devoted to plays that delve into the use of words to lie, deceive, manipulate, conquer, tell the truth, work out the meaning of life and even to find love.

Resident Acting Co. Reads Pirandello's IT IS SO (IF YOU THINK IT IS SO), 11/19 Photo Resident Acting Co. Reads Pirandello's IT IS SO (IF YOU THINK IT IS SO), 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

The Resident Acting Company (www.racnyc.org), a new troupe drawn from the performing ensemble of The Pearl Theatre Company, will present a staged reading of 'It Is So (If You Think So)' by Luigi Pirandello on Monday, November 19 at 7:00 PM at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South.  The reading is the final installment of the troupe's 'The Language Series,' which is devoted to plays that delve into the use of words to lie, deceive, manipulate, conquer, tell the truth, work out the meaning of life and even to find love. 

Resident Acting Co. Reads Pirandello's IT IS SO (IF YOU THINK IT SO) At Players Club Photo Resident Acting Co. Reads Pirandello's IT IS SO (IF YOU THINK IT SO) At Players Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

The Resident Acting Company (www.racnyc.org), a new troupe drawn from the performing ensemble of The Pearl Theatre Company, will present a staged reading of 'It Is So (If You Think So)' by Luigi Pirandello on Monday, November 19 at 7:00 PM at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South.  The reading is the final installment of the troupe's 'The Language Series,' which is devoted to plays that delve into the use of words to lie, deceive, manipulate, conquer, tell the truth, work out the meaning of life and even to find love. 

Resident Acting Company Holds Staged Reading of THE BELLE'S STRATEGEM Photo Resident Acting Company Holds Staged Reading of THE BELLE'S STRATEGEM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Resident Acting Company, a new troupe drawn from the performing ensemble of The Pearl Theatre Company, will present a staged reading of 'The Belle's Strategem' by Hannah Cowley on Monday, October 29 at 7:00 PM at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South.  The reading is the second installment of the troupe's 'The Language Series,' which is devoted to plays that delve into the use of words to lie, deceive, manipulate, conquer, tell the truth, work out the meaning of life and even to find love. 

The Resident Acting Company Will Present THE LANGUAGE SERIES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson Photo New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

'The Property,' a new play by Ben Josephson, is the story of a woman, two men she has loved and one man she is tempted to love, and the teenage son she stifles with good intentions. Irene, once carefree and artistic but now a low-level corporate manager alarmed by the erosion of her family's financial security, imposes two measures to shore the family up.

New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson Photo New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

'The Property,' a new play by Ben Josephson, is the story of a woman, two men she has loved and one man she is tempted to love, and the teenage son she stifles with good intentions. Irene, once carefree and artistic but now a low-level corporate manager alarmed by the erosion of her family's financial security, imposes two measures to shore the family up.

The Resident Acting Company (RAC), Drawn From The Former Pearl Troupe, Emerges With S Photo The Resident Acting Company (RAC), Drawn From The Former Pearl Troupe, Emerges With Staged Reading Of THE BIG NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

On June 25, The Resident Acting Company (www.racnyc.org), a new troupe drawn from the performing ensemble of The Pearl Theatre Company, will present a staged reading of 'The Big Night' (1928) by humorist Dawn Powell, a harsh, biting comedy about a woman whose husband has been fired from an advertising agency.  The play was the author's masterpiece but failed on Broadway in a production of The Group Theatre. The version to be offered is a restoration by Michael Sexton from the author's original notes and drafts.  It retains some of the Group Theatre's 'improvements' but includes the author's original ending.  The reading will be at 7:00 PM at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South, directed by Bradford Cover, Artistic Director of the troupe.

New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson Photo New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

'The Property,' a new play by Ben Josephson, is the story of a woman, two men she has loved and one man she is tempted to love, and the teenage son she stifles with good intentions. Irene, once carefree and artistic but now a low-level corporate manager alarmed by the erosion of her family's financial security, imposes two measures to shore the family up.

New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson Photo New Light Theater Project's Spotlight Series Presents THE PROPERTY By Ben Josephson
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

'The Property,' a new play by Ben Josephson, is the story of a woman, two men she has loved and one man she is tempted to love, and the teenage son she stifles with good intentions. Irene, once carefree and artistic but now a low-level corporate manager alarmed by the erosion of her family's financial security, imposes two measures to shore the family up.

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