Screenwriter Jose Rivera To Speak At St. Francis CollegeScreenwriter Jose Rivera To Speak At St. Francis College
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

José Rivera will discuss his career as a writer in theater, film, and TV with Ben Snyder, the Dramatic Writing Coordinator for St. Francis College's MFA Program, on November 9, 2019 from 5 to 7pm at St. Francis College's Brooklyn Heights campus: 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn. (more...)

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Will Appear in Live Q&A Discussion At St. Francis CollegeSeth Zvi Rosenfeld Will Appear in Live Q&A Discussion At St. Francis College
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld will discuss his career as a writer in theater, film, and TV with Ben Snyder, the Dramatic Writing Coordinator for St. Francis College's MFA in Creative Writing, as part of the College's Write in Brooklyn discussion series. (more...)

The New Group Honors Edie Falco And Serge Nivelle At Annual GalaThe New Group Honors Edie Falco And Serge Nivelle At Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Off-Broadway's The New Group will honor Edie Falco and Serge Nivelle at the company's Annual Gala on Monday, March 11 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich).  The event will feature a performance by Brandon Victor Dixon and appearances by Peter Dinklage, Warren Leight, Erica Schmidt and Tarik Trotter. The evening, 6:00-10:00pm, includes cocktails, dinner and live auctions. (more...)

It's Official! Dove Cameron Will Star In A Musical Adaptation of CLUELESS at The New Group; Full Cast Announced!It's Official! Dove Cameron Will Star In A Musical Adaptation of CLUELESS at The New Group; Full Cast Announced!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 9, 2018

The New Group has just announced complete casting and the design team for Clueless, The Musical by Amy Heckerling.  This world premiere production, with choreography by Kelly Devine, directed by Kristin Hanggi, features Ephie Aardema, Lori Alan, Sara Andreas, Gilbert L. Bailey II, Dove Cameron, Will Connolly, Danielle Marie Gonzalez, Tessa Grady, Talya Groves, Chris Hoch, L'ogan J'ones, Darius Jordan Lee, Justin Mortelliti, Brett Thiele, Dave Thomas Brown and Zurin Villanueva; with Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Costume Design by Amy Clark; Lighting Design by Jason Lyons; Sound Design by Gareth Owen; Projection Design by Darrel Maloney; Music Supervision, Arrangement and Orchestration by Ethan Popp and Music Direction by Matthew Smedal.  Previews begin November 20 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, December 11.  A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through January 12 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Today For The New Group's THE TRUETickets Go On Sale Today For The New Group's THE TRUE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Tickets go onsale today, July 16, for The New Group's The True. Directed by Scott Elliott, The True begins performances September 4 in advance of an Official Opening Night on September 20. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through October 21 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of PEACE FOR MARY FRANCESPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of PEACE FOR MARY FRANCES
by Jennifer Broski - May 24, 2018

The New Group celebrated Opening Night of Lily Thorne's Peace for Mary Frances last night, with Heather Burns, Johanna Day, Natalie Gold, Mia Katigbak, Paul Lazar, Brian Miskell, Melle Powers, Lois Smith and J. Smith-Cameron, in a world premiere production directed by Lila Neugebauer. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through June 17 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The New Group's World Premiere of PEACE FOR MARY FRANCESPhoto Flash: First Look at The New Group's World Premiere of PEACE FOR MARY FRANCES
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The New Group proudly presents Lily Thorne's Peace for Mary Frances, with Heather Burns, Johanna Day, Natalie Gold, Mia Katigbak, Paul Lazar, Brian Miskell, Melle Powers, Lois Smith and J. Smith- Cameron, in a world premiere production directed by Lila Neugebauer. Check out photos below! (more...)

THIS IS US Star Chrissy Metz to Star in FAT PIG at the Geffen PlayhouseTHIS IS US Star Chrissy Metz to Star in FAT PIG at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Chrissy Metz, the Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominated star of the NBC drama This Is Us, will make her stage debut in Neil LaBute's critically acclaimed play Fat Pig at the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

The New Group Announces Full Cast & Creative Team For PEACE FOR MAY FRANCESThe New Group Announces Full Cast & Creative Team For PEACE FOR MAY FRANCES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The New Group has announced full casting and creative team for Lily Thorne's Peace for Mary Frances, with Heather Burns, Johanna Day, Natalie Gold, Mia Katigbak, Paul Lazar, Brian Miskell, Melle Powers and J. Smith-Cameron joining, as previously announced, Lois Smith in this world premiere production directed by Lila Neugebauer. (more...)

The New Group Announces Final Extension of GOOD FOR OTTOThe New Group Announces Final Extension of GOOD FOR OTTO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The New Group has announced a second extension for the New York premiere production of David Rabe's Good for Otto, which will now play its final performance on Sunday, April 15.  Due to demand, the company previously announced a one week extension through April 8. (more...)

JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Extends Through April 1, Matt McGrath Takes Over Lead RoleJERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Extends Through April 1, Matt McGrath Takes Over Lead Role
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a three-week extension for Jerry Springer - The Opera, with Matt McGrath appearing as Jerry Springer beginning March 13.  Terrence Mann, currently appearing in the role of Jerry Springer, plays his final performance March 11 due to an existing commitment beyond that date. (more...)

GOOD FOR OTTO Extends Through April 8GOOD FOR OTTO Extends Through April 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a one-week extension for the New York premiere production of David Rabe's Good for Otto. Previews begin tonight, February 20, in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, March 8. Originally set to play a limited Off-Broadway engagement through April 1, this production now plays through Sunday, April 8 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Rhea Perlman Joins the New Group's Production of David Rabe's GOOD FOR OTTORhea Perlman Joins the New Group's Production of David Rabe's GOOD FOR OTTO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

The New Group has announced that Rhea Perlman will join F. Murray Abraham, Kate Buddeke, Laura Esterman, Nancy Giles, Lily Gladstone, Ed Harris, Charlotte Hope, Mark Linn-Baker, Amy Madigan, Rileigh McDonald, Kenny Mellman, Maulik Pancholy and Michael Rabe in the New York premiere of David Rabe's Good for Otto. Rhea Perlman will appear in the role of Nora, as Rosie O'Donnell, previously announced, is unable to appear due to illness. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production will play a limited Off-Broadway engagement February 20 - April 1, with Opening Night on Thursday, March 8 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Full Casting Has Been Announced for The New Group's GOOD FOR OTTO, Featuring Rosie O'Donnell and MoreFull Casting Has Been Announced for The New Group's GOOD FOR OTTO, Featuring Rosie O'Donnell and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The New Group has announced full casting and creative team for David Rabe's Good for Otto, with Kate Buddeke, Laura Esterman, Nancy Giles, Lily Gladstone, Charlotte Hope, Mark Linn-Baker, Kenny Mellman and Maulik Pancholy joining, as previously announced, F. Murray Abraham, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Rileigh McDonald, Rosie O'Donnell and Michael Rabe in this New York premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

Full Cast and Creative Announced for JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERAFull Cast and Creative Announced for JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The New Group has announced full casting for the Off-Broadway premiere Jerry Springer The Opera with Jennifer Allen, Florrie Bagel, Brandon Contreras, Sean Patrick Doyle, Bradley Greer, Luke Grooms, Nathaniel Hackmann, Billy Hepfinger, Justin Keyes, Beth Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth Loyacano, Tiffany Mann, Jill Paice, Kim Steele and Nichole Turner joining, as previously announced, Terrence Mann and Will Swenson. (more...)

Greenway Arts Alliance & Urban Theatre Movement present YERMA IN THE DESERTGreenway Arts Alliance & Urban Theatre Movement present YERMA IN THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors) and Urban Theatre Movement (Paul Tully, Artistic Director and Gisla Stringer, Company Manager) present the world premiere of YERMA IN THE DESERT by Oliver Mayer (Off-Broadway's Blade to the Heat at The Public Theater) and co-directed by Marlene Forte and Edgar Landa. Urban Theatre Movement is the first Los Angeles theatre company recipient of Greenway Arts Alliance's Greenway Residency Program, created in celebration of GAA's 20th Anniversary Celebration. YERMA IN THE DESERT will open to the press at Greenway Court Theatre (544 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles) on Friday, November 17 and play through December 16, 2017. (more...)

Terrence Mann and Will Swenson to Headline JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Off-BroadwayTerrence Mann and Will Swenson to Headline JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The New Group has announced today that Terrence Mann and Will Swenson will star in the company's Off-Broadway premiere of Jerry Springer - The Opera, as 'Jerry Springer' and 'Warm-Up / Satan,' respectively. (more...)

THIS IS US Star Chrissy Metz to Star in FAT PIG at the Geffen PlayhouseTHIS IS US Star Chrissy Metz to Star in FAT PIG at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Chrissy Metz, the Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominated star of the NBC drama This Is Us, will make her stage debut in Neil LaBute's critically acclaimed play Fat Pig at the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Review: A 1976 Attack in Washington Square Park Inspires DOWNTOWN RACE RIOTBWW Review: A 1976 Attack in Washington Square Park Inspires DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT
by Michael Dale - Dec 12, 2017

Despite its provocative title, and despite a game effort by director Scott Elliott's ensemble cast, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's fact-inspired drama DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, is a bit of a bore. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Celebrates Opening Night of DOWNTOWN RACE RIOTPhoto Coverage: The New Group Celebrates Opening Night of DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 4, 2017

The New Group presents the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, launching the company's 2017-2018 Season. Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Josh Pais, Sadie Scott, Chlo Sevigny and Daniel Sovich. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through December 23 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

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