FILIBUSTERED AND UNFILTERED: AMERICA READS THE MUELLER REPORT At The ArcFILIBUSTERED AND UNFILTERED: AMERICA READS THE MUELLER REPORT At The Arc
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

To ensure a separation of powers, the U.S. Federal Government is made up of three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. When authority runs amok, the ultimate check is the American citizen.  (more...)

Reed Birney And Annaleigh Ashford Appear On Stage as Part of Urban Stages 30 Year RetrospectiveReed Birney And Annaleigh Ashford Appear On Stage as Part of Urban Stages 30 Year Retrospective
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The Urban Stages' Retrospective (October 11- November 10) will feature ten plays from the past three decades. In addition, there will be a special musical evening celebrating selections from past Urban Stages' musicals on November 5 and two family-friendly shows that have toured schools and libraries via Urban Stages' Outreach. (more...)

Courtney Balan to Replace Emily Skinner In THE ODYSSEYCourtney Balan to Replace Emily Skinner In THE ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Artpark announces a casting change for the upcoming production of THE ODYSSEY. Accomplished Broadway actress Courtney Balan will replace Emily Skinner in the role of Penelope / Circe due to a family emergency. (more...)

Terence Archie & Emily Skinner Lead Western New York Premiere of THE ODYSSEYTerence Archie & Emily Skinner Lead Western New York Premiere of THE ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Today Artpark begins rehearsals for the musical THE ODYSSEY with 100+ participants. THE ODYSSEY is a story of high adventure and true love, and a theatrical celebration for the whole family adapted from the Homer's epic tale. (more...)

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present 'Playwriting for Puppet Theater'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

?As the first event of its 2016 Spring Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host noted New York City-based director and dramaturg Roger Danforth for a discussion of "Playwriting for Puppet Theater" on Wednesday, February 3 at 7 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center. (more...)

Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry to Host 2016 Spring Puppet Forum Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Alex Brightman, Cynthia Erivo, Lena Hall, Adam Kantor, Bebe Neuwirth and More Celebrate Drama League's 100th Birthday
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jan 13, 2016

The Drama League of New York just celebrated a major milestone few organizations have achieved -- its 100th birthday! The 100th Birthday Party was held on January 11, 2016, at Feinstein's/54 Below, featuring cocktails, dinner, and a one-night-only concert celebrating The Drama League and 100 years of service to the American Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Everything's Coming Up Bernie! The Drama League Honors Bernadette Peters
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 3, 2015

Just last night, The Drama League Centennial Gala, celebrating the organization's 100 years of service, honored Golden Globe and three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters. BroadwayWorld takes you inside the special night below! (more...)

The Drama League Hosts Centennial Gala, Honoring Bernadette Peters, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

The Drama League welcomes Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford, Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie, and lauded director Diane Paulus to the roster of special guest performers for The Drama League Centennial Gala, celebrating the organization's 100 years of service tonight, November 2, 2015. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford & Marin Mazzie Join Drama League's Centennial Gala Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that The Drama League has just added Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford, Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie, and lauded director Diane Paulus to the roster of special guest performers for The Drama League Centennial Gala, celebrating the organization's 100 years of service. (more...)

Joel Grey, Norm Lewis, Andrew Rannells, Original DAMES AT SEA Cast & More to Honor Bernadette Peters at Drama League Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for its Centennial Gala, celebrating the organization's 100 years of service.  Honoring Golden Globe and three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters, the Centennial Gala will be held on Monday evening, November 2, 2015 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City, and supports The Drama League's educational initiatives for promising young artists.  Tickets are available by calling (212) 244-9494 or by visiting http://dramaleague.org/events/gala. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company's HENRY IV PARTS I & II to Run 8/2-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

A sweeping spectacle of bawdy buffoonery and bloody rebellion, director Jonathan Epstein's razor sharp and condensed adaptation of Henry IV delivers both parts in one dynamic evening of theatre. Performances run in the Tina Packer Playhouse August 2 - August 31. Press Opening is Friday, August 7, at 7:00pm. To RSVP or for interview opportunities contact Communications & Press Director Elizabeth Aspenlieder: aspenlieder@shakespeare.org. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company's HENRY IV PARTS I & II to Run 8/2-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

A sweeping spectacle of bawdy buffoonery and bloody rebellion, director Jonathan Epstein's razor sharp and condensed adaptation of Henry IV delivers both parts in one dynamic evening of theatre. Performances run in the Tina Packer Playhouse August 2 - August 31. Press Opening is Friday, August 7, at 7:00pm. To RSVP or for interview opportunities contact Communications & Press Director Elizabeth Aspenlieder: aspenlieder@shakespeare.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Drama League's 2014-15 Directors Project Fellows
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Tony and Olivier Award winning producers, Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley hosted a dinner in honor of the 2014-2015 Directors Project fellows on Tuesday, May 13th. The Directors Project fellows are in New York city for an intensive week-long orientation program which includes a series of events and opportunities to speak with theatre professionals. The orientation culminated with the Drama League Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 16th at the Marriott Marquis. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Drama League's DIRECTORFEST 2013 Kicks Off Tonight at TBG Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

The Drama League (Executive Director Gabriel Shanks; Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth) has announced full casting for the 30th Annual DirectorFest, a festival of one-act plays staged by the Fall Directing Fellows, Elizabeth Carlson, Alexandru Mihail, Danny Sharron and Nicole A. Watson, for a limited 5-performance engagement, December 12 - 15, 2013 at The TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues). (more...)

Gideon Glick & More Set for 30th ANNUAL DIRECTORFEST at TBG Theater, Begin. 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

The Drama League has announced full casting for the 30th Annual DirectorFest, a festival of one-act plays staged by the Fall Directing Fellows, Elizabeth Carlson, Alexandru Mihail, Danny Sharron and Nicole A. Watson, for a limited 5-performance engagement, December 12 - 15, 2013 at TBG Theater (312 West 36th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues). (more...)

Drama League to Host 30th Annual DIRECTORFEST at Abingdon, Begin. 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

The Drama League (Executive Director Gabriel Shanks; Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth) presents the 30th Annual DirectorFest, a festival of one-act plays staged by the Fall Directing Fellows, Elizabeth Carlson, Alexandru Mihail, Danny Sharron and Nicole A. Watson, for a limited 5-performance engagement, December 12 - 15, 2013 at The Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex (312 West 36th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues). (more...)

Photo Flash: Emerson College BFA 2013 Showcase at the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

The Laurie Beechman theatre was filled to capacity on Monday, November 4th for the Emerson College BFA Showcase featuring the BFA Acting and BFA Musical Theatre Class of 2013. Industry professionals hoping to find new cast members for their next projects and Emerson Alumni showed up to support and welcome the talented group to show business. Melia Bensussen, Chair of the Dept of Performing Arts thanked the audience and students for their dedication to Emerson College. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

THE SPIDER Makes American Premiere at Fringe Festival, Now thru 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

The Drama League, in conjunction with The Present Company, will present the American premiere of The Spider, the award-winning production from Bulgarian company Theatre B+, written and directed by Dimitar Dimotrov and Jordan Slaveykov, with music by Alexander Kalanov and Jordan Borisov, as part of the 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - Fringe NYC, the first Bulgarian theatrical event in the 25-year history of the festival. The acclaimed Bulgarian cast will include Penko Gospodinov and Anastassia Liutova. (more...)

THE SPIDER Opens Tomorrow at COW Theatre as Part of FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

The Bulgarians have arrived! The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks), in conjunction with The Present Company, present the American premiere of The Spider, the award-winning production from Bulgarian company Theatre B+, written and directed by Dimitar Dimotrov and Jordan Slaveykov, with music by Alexander Kalanov and Jordan Borisov, as part of the 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - Fringe NYC, the first Bulgarian theatrical event in the 25-year history of the festival. The acclaimed Bulgarian cast will include Penko Gospodinov and Anastassia Liutova. (more...)

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