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Photo Flash: First Look at Hunger Theatre's THE CRUCIBLE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Hunger Theatre's THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Hunger Theatre's production of The Crucible continues this week with three final performances on Thursday the 16th, Friday the 17th, and Saturday the 18th at 8pm.

Photo Flash: Hunger Theatre Revives Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE Photo Photo Flash: Hunger Theatre Revives Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Hunger Theatre will honor Arthur Miller, with a new production of The Crucible.

Zoe Kazan, Paul Dano, and More Among Presenters and Performers at Soho Rep's 2019 Spr Photo Zoe Kazan, Paul Dano, and More Among Presenters and Performers at Soho Rep's 2019 Spring Fete
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Soho Rep., which provides a platform for vastly diverse artists to realize their boldest visions, in productions that are regularly among the most ambitious and acclaimed offerings of the theater season, will convene many of its collaborators and supporters at its 2019 Spring Fete, Monday, April 8, at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY 10013).

Photo Flash: First Look At Hunger Theatre Company's EVERYTHING WILL BE DIFFERENT Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Hunger Theatre Company's EVERYTHING WILL BE DIFFERENT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Hunger Theatre Company's production of Mark Schultz' EVERYTHING WILL BE DIFFERENT: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HELEN OF TROY is playing now through June 30th in the Bridge Theatre at Shetler Studios. Schultz' twisted, bitingly comic play is a dark and unsettling exploration of grief, sex, beauty, and adolescence. 

Photo Coverage: Inside SDC Foundation's 27th Annual Joe A. Callaway Awards
by Walter McBride - Oct 25, 2016

Just last night, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation) celebrated the 27th Annual Joe A. Callaway Award winners for Direction and Choreography at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The evening was hosted by former Callaway Award-winning Jack O'Brien and Callaway Award finalist Joshua Bergasse.

Who's Winning at the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards? Updating Live!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

The Off-Broadway League tonight presents the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway at NYU Skirball Center. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the full list of winners below. Stay tuned to find out who will win big!

Breaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY Lead
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be presented on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund.

Jason Sudeikis, Steve Buscemi, John Turturro & More Set for Soho Rep Gala This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Hosted by actress Gretchen Mol, Spring Fete, Soho Rep.'s Spring 2016 Gala, will honor actor, writer and director Tim Blake Nelson on March 14th at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers.

Soho Rep. & Ars Nova Extend FUTURITY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, Soho Rep. and Ars Nova announce a second and final extension of the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's Futurity to November 22. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, Futurity, which opened on October 20, is a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. The production, which features 13 actor-musicians, is presented at the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.) and in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays.

Soho Rep. and Ars Nova's FUTURITY Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Soho Rep. and Ars Nova present the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's FUTURITY, opening tonight, October 20, and running through November 15, 2015. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, FUTURITY is a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. The production, which features 13 actor-musicians, is presented at the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.) and in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays.

Soho Rep. and Ars Nova Extend FUTURITY Through Nov 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. and Ars Nova extend the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's FUTURITY to November 15. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, FUTURITY is a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. The production, which features 13 actor-musicians, is presented at the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.) and in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays.

FUTURITY Makes New York Premiere with Soho Rep. and Ars Nova Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

At the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.), Soho Rep. and Ars Nova present the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's Futurity, a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, the production will feature 13 actor-musicians. The production is presented in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays. Performances begin tonight, October 6, 2015.

New Block of Tickets Released Released for Soho Rep and Ars Nova's FUTURITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

At the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St.), Soho Rep. and Ars Nova will present the New York premiere of Cesar Alvarez's Futurity, a new, avant-Americana musical with music by Alvarez and The Lisps, and lyrics and book by Alvarez. Directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, the production will feature 13 actor-musicians. The production is presented in association with Carole Shorenstein Hays.

Soho Rep's 2015-16 Season to Feature Premieres, Workshops & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Sarah Benson and Executive Director Cynthia Flowers, Soho Rep. has continually produced work by bold artists who harness the intimate power of the organization's own 73-seat black box theater, as well as other spaces, to create transformative experiences. Soho Rep.'s 2015-16 season, announced today, comprises two more ambitious new works-both characterized by irreverent humor, wild theatricality, and extraordinarily inventive language-and Write with Us, a series of open-to-the-public writing workshops led by acclaimed, Soho Rep.-produced playwrights.

New Georges to Offer Workshop Presentations & Cabaret Shows as Part of Jam On Toast at Dixon Place, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Producing Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Deputy Artistic Director; Jaynie Saunders Tiller, Managing Director) will present workshop presentations of new plays by Jam artists Dipika Guha (The Architecture of Becoming with Women's Project), Mary Elizabeth Hamilton (current member of EST's Youngblood), and Anna Moench (The Pillow Book at 59E59; Gormanzee at The Flea) as part of The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new play festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career female playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. The works in progress will be directed by Sarah Krohn (Victor Frange Presents Gas at Incubator Arts Project; 2013 Boris Sagal Fellow at Williamstown Theatre Festival), Pirronne Yousefzadeh (QVC with Partial Comfort; The Tenant with Woodshed Collective), and Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Colt Coeur's Fish Eye at HERE; Missed Connections with Ars Nova). The festival will also feature cabaret-style pieces and special presentations by Sofia Alvarez (Between Us Chickens at South Coast Rep), Eliza Bent (Blue Wizard/Black Wizard at Incubator Arts Project; The Hotel Colors at The Bushwick Starr), Mary Birnbaum (Artistic Director of art.party.theater.company), Katie Brook (She Is King at Dixon Place; American Realism at The Invisible Dog), Meghan Finn (Take Me Home with Incubator Arts Project/3LD; Erin Courtney's The Service Road; Mac Wellman's AFAR at Dixon Place), Morgan Gould (co-creator of Young Jean Lee's Untitled Feminist Show),Caroline V. McGraw (2013 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow), and Mia Rovegno (The Civilians' Pretty Filthy II at Joe's Pub; We Play for the Gods with Women's Project).

The Lisps to Perform FUTURITY at the 92Y Tribeca Tonight, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Brooklyn's The Lisps have recorded three full-length albums and undertaken several national tours since their formation in 2005.

The Lisps to Perform FUTURITY at the 92Y Tribeca, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Brooklyn's The Lisps have recorded three full-length albums and undertaken several national tours since their formation in 2005.

Laboratory Theater Announces GIT ALONG LIL DOGGIES, 6/28-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

GIT ALONG LIL DOGGIES is described as 'a meditative, cowboy dance-drama about the spiritual imprint of the windswept landscape of the American west. In an impressionistic narrative drawn from a variety of sources, two outlaws on the trail of an old adversary take work as jewel thieves for a washed up brothel madam. In a chance encounter with a traveling magician, they locate their enemy and conjure the violent forces of nature through sex-magic to take revenge.'

Laboratory Theater Announces GIT ALONG LIL DOGGIES, 6/28-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

GIT ALONG LIL DOGGIES is described as 'a meditative, cowboy dance-drama about the spiritual imprint of the windswept landscape of the American west. In an impressionistic narrative drawn from a variety of sources, two outlaws on the trail of an old adversary take work as jewel thieves for a washed up brothel madam. In a chance encounter with a traveling magician, they locate their enemy and conjure the violent forces of nature through sex-magic to take revenge.'

Laboratory Theater's GIT ALONG LIL DOGGIES Returns 6/28-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

GIT ALONG LIL DOGGIES is described as 'a meditative, cowboy dance-drama about the spiritual imprint of the windswept landscape of the American west. In an impressionistic narrative drawn from a variety of sources, two outlaws on the trail of an old adversary take work as jewel thieves for a washed up brothel madam. In a chance encounter with a traveling magician, they locate their enemy and conjure the violent forces of nature through sex-magic to take revenge.'

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