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“Shaun is a consummate collaborator. She is easy to work with in every capacity. Writers and directors value her insight when exploring new and evolving material...She shouldn’t simply be participating in other people’s projects, but should be helming her own as an actor, writer, director, and ... (read complete bio)
Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, July 17- with Norm Lewis, Rachel Bloom & More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, July 17- with Norm Lewis, Rachel Bloom & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

Today (July 17) in live streaming: Norm Lewis visits Backstage Live, Crazy Ex Girlfriend reunites and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 15- with Chris Jackson,  Freestyle Love Suprem Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 15- with Chris Jackson, Freestyle Love Supreme, & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Today (July 15) in live streaming: Freestyle Love Supreme visits Backstage Live, Chris Jackson chats with The Chaos Twins, and so much more!

Theatre East's 5x5 Drama Series Begins Online Tonight Photo Theatre East's 5x5 Drama Series Begins Online Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

Beginning tonight, Theatre East's 5x5 drama series pivots to online streaming for their 2020 season through Sunday, July 19, 2020. Since 2016, the annual 5x5 series has presented 5 short plays, in 5 boroughs in 5 days, with 5 cast members.

5X5 Drama Series 2020 - Playwrights And Directors Announced Photo 5X5 Drama Series 2020 - Playwrights And Directors Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020

Theatre East announces the five plays to be presented remotely for the 2020 5X5 Drama Series: THE DEAD CAN ZOOM by Dan O'Neil directed by Judson Jones, BYE CHARLIE, BYE LANE by Stephanie Fagan directed by Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy, KARULA'S DREAM SHOW LIVE by Julia Rae Maldonado directed by Bianca Puorto, TOGETHER by Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy directed by Benard Cummings and DIRECTOR DASH by Lori Fischer directed by Misti Wills. For more information visit www.theatreeast.org.

Tim Blake Nelson's EYE OF GOD: Reading Starring Gene Jones Photo Tim Blake Nelson's EYE OF GOD: Reading Starring Gene Jones
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

Tim Blake Nelson's powerful and soul-stirring play makes its return. Theatre East collaborated with Mr. Nelson on the New York premiere as part of its inaugural season just over 10 years ago and as the company looks to the future, they celebrate where they've been. Featuring Gene Jones (No Country for Old Men, The Hateful Eight, The Sacrament). Also featuring Corey Finzel, John D. Ivy, Lizzy Jarrett, Mikey McNulty, Oliver Palmer, Nick Piacente, Lauren Pisano, and Grayson Taylor.

Theresa Rebeck To Direct Benefit Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Primary Stages Photo Theresa Rebeck To Direct Benefit Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today additional programming for the month-long festival of solo performances, readings, and special events, featuring members of the Primary Stages family.

Photo Flash: THE CATASTROPHE CLUB Opens Tonight Photo Photo Flash: THE CATASTROPHE CLUB Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

The World Premiere of Devin Burnam's site-specific immersive play, The Catastrophe Club, opens tonight in the Village. The award-winning Sea Dog Theater produces the play which runs until November 22. Longtime Sea Dog collaborator, Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy, directs. 

Sea Dog Theater To Present Site Specific Production Of THE CATASTROPHE CLUB Photo Sea Dog Theater To Present Site Specific Production Of THE CATASTROPHE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Sea Dog Theater follows up their award-winning 2018 season with the World Premiere of Devin Burnam's site-specific play, The Catastrophe Club. The production runs October 18 - November 22 and is directed by longtime Sea Dog collaborator Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy. Opening night is slated for October 18.

Gina Femia And Additional Writers Announced For Final NY Madness Of Season Photo Gina Femia And Additional Writers Announced For Final NY Madness Of Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

The final Madness of the season will be a (mostly!) All-Company Madness and will take place on Sunday, July 28th at 8pm at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). NYM Company member Gina Femia will be the featured guest and pick the theme.

Smith Street Stage Announces Casting For ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Smith Street Stage Announces Casting For ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

For ten years, Smith Street Stage (Beth Ann Hopkins, Artistic Director), has produced award-winning, high-quality productions of Shakespeare plays in a small city park in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, free of charge. Beginning in 2010 with a five-actor adaptation of Romeo & Juliet, the company has grown from a wild idea to a group featured on nightly news segments, New York Times arts pages, and onstage at the New York Innovative Theater Awards, where in 2014 and 2016 their Shakespeare in Carroll Park productions took home the big prize of Best Revival. This June, Smith Street Stage brings Romeo & Juliet to Carroll Park once again, under the direction of Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy and with new music by Josephine Hurshell-Hobson.

Smith Street Stage Announces Tenth Season Photo Smith Street Stage Announces Tenth Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

Smith Street Stage (Beth Ann Hopkins, founding Artistic Director), the award-winning Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn-based theatre company, announced its planned tenth season for 2019. Among the productions planned are the tenth consecutive mounting of its cornerstone Shakespeare in Carroll Park production (an outdoor production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy), and the company's first foray into long-running indoor theatre in Manhattan (Lear's Shadow, an original production devised by Beth Ann Hopkins and Elliot Roth from Shakespeare's King Lear, running at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre).

Theatre East Presents Reading Of New Play THE MEMORY OF DAMAGE Photo Theatre East Presents Reading Of New Play THE MEMORY OF DAMAGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Theatre East continues to celebrate new plays! Written by Lori Fischer (PETIE) and Directed by Gabriel Barre (AMAZING GRACE).

Theatre East Presents A Holiday Reading Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Theatre East Presents A Holiday Reading Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Theatre East presents the beloved and timely tale A CHRISTMAS CAROL just in time for the holidays. This special installment of the Neighborhood Reading Series will definitely put you in the spirit of the season.

Theatre East Celebrates Romulus Linney's Birthday Tomorrow with HOLY GHOSTS Photo Theatre East Celebrates Romulus Linney's Birthday Tomorrow with HOLY GHOSTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Theatre East's 2018-19 season kicks off on Friday, September 21, with a celebration of Romulus Linney's masterful play, Holy Ghosts on what would be his 88thBirthday. The play, set in present-day rural Tennessee, a group of broken, Pentecostal outcasts find solace, understanding, and strength in one another as they wrestle with their own serpents and discover their divinity.

The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces Off-Off-Broadway Nominees Photo The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces Off-Off-Broadway Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

On Monday, July 23, 2018, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 14 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2018 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party. Celebrating fourteen years and thousands of nominees at le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker Street.

Smith Street Stage Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Smith Street Stage Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

SMITH STREET STAGE is pleased to announce their production of William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Jonathan Hopkins. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will play June 20-July 1 Carroll Park (Carroll Stop off F & G) and July 11-15 Mark O'Donnell Theater, The Actors Fund Arts Center (160 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11201).

VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Returns this Wednesday with Stephen Wallem, Lauren Molina and More! Photo VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Returns this Wednesday with Stephen Wallem, Lauren Molina and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The summer fun continues this Wednesday night with Stephen Wallem, Lauren Molina, and more -- and it keeps getting funnier with Molly Ranson & Bernard Dotson (Aug 16), Brenda Braxton & Molly Pope (Aug 23), Billy Stritch & Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Aug 30), and dozens other fun folks, as the weekly series continues.

Nominees Announced for the 2017 Innovative Theatre Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

On Monday, July 24, 2017, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 13 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2017 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party.

Amy Spanger and Molly Ranson join Line-Up of Weekly Comedy VILLAIN: DEBLANKS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

This summer, the fun happens on Wednesday nights -- and it just got funnier with Amy Spanger (July 19) and Molly Ranson (August 16) joining the line-up!

VILLAIN: DEBLANKS to Bring Laughs Weekly to The Green Room 42 This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This summer, the fun starts today nights! Beginning June 21, audience favorite Villain: DeBlanks will be (VERB)_____-ing midtown at the Yotel hotel, with a different cast each week.

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