Shirley Beth Newbery's New Play AFTER THE WAKE Premieres At The ATAShirley Beth Newbery's New Play AFTER THE WAKE Premieres At The ATA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

The wit of playwright Shirley Beth Newbery coupled with the steady hand of director Laurie Rae Waugh will make even the saddest occasion a joy in AFTER THE WAKE, running Wednesday - Sundays, August 7 - 18 at the Serene Sargent Theatre - part of the American Theatre of Actors complex of arthouses. Wednesday - Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and matinees on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. (more...)

The Steve Silver Foundation And 'Beach Blanket Babylon' Announce The 2019 'Scholarship For The Arts' FinalistsThe Steve Silver Foundation And 'Beach Blanket Babylon' Announce The 2019 'Scholarship For The Arts' Finalists
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Jo Schuman Silver, producer of Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon, announced today the nine Bay Area high school seniors selected as finalists for The Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon "Scholarship for the Arts." Each of the finalists will perform live in front of family, friends, and a panel of celebrity judges on Monday, June 3. One winner in each category-singing, dancing, and acting-will be presented with a $15,000 check towards their college education. The nine high school senior finalists who will perform are: (more...)

San Francisco's BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Ends 45 Year Run This DecemberSan Francisco's BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Ends 45 Year Run This December
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

It was announced today Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon-a beloved San Francisco institution and the longest running musical revue in the world-will give its final performances on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (New Year's Eve). Upon its closing, the show will have played a record-breaking 17,216 performances.  (more...)

Steve Silver Foundation and BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Announce Scholarship for the ArtsSteve Silver Foundation and BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Announce Scholarship for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Producer Jo Schuman Silver is proud to announce the 17th annual Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon "Scholarship for the Arts." Created in 2002 as part of its commitment to the arts, the "Scholarship for the Arts" program has grown into an annual event eagerly anticipated by San Francisco Bay Area high school seniors.  (more...)

Tickets For BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Special New Year's Eve Performances On Sale NowTickets For BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Special New Year's Eve Performances On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon, San Francisco's hilarious pop culture musical revue, rings in the new year with two special performances on Monday, December 31, 2018 at 7 and 10:15 p.m. Tickets ($65-$210) are available online at beachblanketbabylon.com, by phone at 415-421-4222, or in person at the Beach Blanket Babylon Box Office (678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd. [formerly Green Street] San Francisco). Arrangements for groups of 15 or more can be made by contacting group sales at 415-421-6788. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces TRU Producer Boot Camp: Essentials Of Successful Self-ProducingTheater Resources Unlimited Announces TRU Producer Boot Camp: Essentials Of Successful Self-Producing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Producer Boot Camp Essentials of Successful Self-Producing Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10:30am-3:30pm at Clinton Cameo Studios, 307 W. 43rd Street, NYC. For more details, visit https://truonline.org/events/self-producing-2018/. (more...)

Laurie Rae Waugh Presents Another Irving Greenfield PlayLaurie Rae Waugh Presents Another Irving Greenfield Play
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Director Laurie Rae Waugh and prolific author, Irving A. Greenfield, have teamed once again to present another one of the author/playwright's controversial works, Banned in Bisbee. (more...)

Laurie Rae Waugh Presents Another Irving Greenfield PlayLaurie Rae Waugh Presents Another Irving Greenfield Play
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Director Laurie Rae Waugh and prolific author, Irving A. Greenfield, have teamed once again to present another one of the author/playwright's controversial works, Banned in Bisbee. (more...)

Tickets For BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Holiday Extravaganza On-Sale Now!Tickets For BEACH BLANKET BABYLON Holiday Extravaganza On-Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Ring in the holiday season with Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon Holiday Extravaganza (Wednesday, November 14-Monday, December 31, 2018). Featuring iconic holiday characters-including Christmas King Louis, Mr. Peanut Santa, and a chorus line of tap dancing Christmas trees- Beach Blanket Babylon's Holiday Extravaganza features parodies of traditional Christmas carols, hilarious spoofs of pop culture and political characters, and the legendary gigantic Yuletide Hat. Tickets ($30-$155) are available now online at beachblanketbabylon.com, by phone at 415.421.4222, or at the Beach Blanket Babylon Box Office [678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd. (formerly Green St.), San Francisco]. Arrangements for groups (15 or more) and private performances may be made by contacting group sales at 415.421.6788. Gift certificates are also available. (more...)

Plays, Directors And Cast Of Staged Readings Announced For ARTEMISIA FALL FESTIVALPlays, Directors And Cast Of Staged Readings Announced For ARTEMISIA FALL FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Six directors and 30 actors from the Chicago theatre community will collaborate to create staged readings of six new feminist plays in the Artemisia Fall Festival 2018, to be performed September 24-26 and October 1-3 at The Edge Theater at 5451 N. Broadway. Artemisia Founding Artistic Director Julie Proudfoot and Literary Manager Sharai Bohannon have curated the festival from submissions solicited from writers, agents and literary managers across the US with whom the company has had working professional relationships. One play from the six to be performed will be chosen for further development by Artemisia Artistic Director Proudfoot, who will work closely with the playwright over the next two years to develop their feminist story for a full production in Chicago. (more...)

Laurie Rae Waugh Presents Another Irving Greenfield PlayLaurie Rae Waugh Presents Another Irving Greenfield Play
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Director Laurie Rae Waugh and prolific author, Irving A. Greenfield, have teamed once again to present another one of the author/playwright's controversial works, Banned in Bisbee. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Last night, Jo Schuman Silver-producer of Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon-announced the three Bay Area high school winners of The Steve Silver Foundation & Beach Blanket Babylon 2018 "Scholarship for the Arts."  (more...)

White Rabbit Productions And Jay Michaels Arts & Entertainment Join Forces For Multiple Picture DealWhite Rabbit Productions And Jay Michaels Arts & Entertainment Join Forces For Multiple Picture Deal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

ANDREW ROTHKIN, the producing artistic director of White Rabbit Productions has entered into a partnership with producer/publicist JAY MICHAELS. (more...)

The Steve Silver Foundation And Beach Blanket Babylon Announce 2018 Scholarship Finalists!The Steve Silver Foundation And Beach Blanket Babylon Announce 2018 Scholarship Finalists!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Jo Schuman Silver, producer of Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon, announced today the nine Bay Area high school seniors selected as finalists for The Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon "Scholarship for the Arts."  Each of the finalists will perform live in front of family, friends and a panel of celebrity judges on Monday, June 4. One winner in each category-singing, dancing, and acting-will be presented with a $15,000 check to be used towards their college education. The nine high school senior finalists who will perform are: (more...)

Jay Michaels Discusses Arts Marketing At TRUJay Michaels Discusses Arts Marketing At TRU
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Jay Michaels discusses indie theatre marketing at Theatre Resources Unlimited (TRU) BOOTCAMP: 2018 Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing (more...)

Review: Mercury Theater's Stellar COMPANYReview: Mercury Theater's Stellar COMPANY
by Misha Davenport - Apr 16, 2018

Come to see the new theater space, but stay for Mercury's COMPANY. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steve Silver's Final Opus, WAITING FOR THE DON BeginsPhoto Flash: Steve Silver's Final Opus, WAITING FOR THE DON Begins
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Acclaimed character actor, Ken Coughlin reprises his role as mob boss, Mickey 'Mirrors' Miraglia, in WAITING FOR THE DON, Steve Silver's final play. Norberto Cancel, Elena Crociani, Tom Kalnas, Daniel Mirra, Manny Rey, and Daddy Tom are directed by Laurie Rae Waugh. (more...)

Stage and Film Writer, Steve Silver's Last Play To Be Produced at the American Theatre of ActorsStage and Film Writer, Steve Silver's Last Play To Be Produced at the American Theatre of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2018

Acclaimed character actor, Ken Coughlin reprises his role as mob boss, Mickey 'Mirrors' Miraglia, in this extended version of Steve Silver's original one-act, Mirrors. Now a full-length, we meet Mickey on the eve of his 'retirement.' Leaving the mob is not an easy thing. His journey has a lot of stops along the way. The new play features Mr. Coughlin with Norberto Cancel, Elena Crociani, Tom Kalnas, Daniel Mirra, Manny Rey, and Daddy Tom. Stage and film director, Laurie Rae Waugh returns to direct this piece after directing the original one-act. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The 2018 Bootcamp Weekend Intensive For Showcase ProducingTheater Resources Unlimited Announces The 2018 Bootcamp Weekend Intensive For Showcase Producing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2018 Bootcamp Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday, April 28, 2018 & Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 10am - 6pm at Nola Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, 5th floor. Registration is $270 for non-members ($225 for TRU members, $290 for Membership/Workshop Package, and $100 for a second attendee). Save $50-$60 with the Early Bird Discount through April 15. (more...)

White Rabbit Productions And Jay Michaels Arts & Entertainment Join Forces For Multiple Picture DealWhite Rabbit Productions And Jay Michaels Arts & Entertainment Join Forces For Multiple Picture Deal
by Movies News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

ANDREW ROTHKIN, the producing artistic director of White Rabbit Productions has entered into a partnership with producer/publicist JAY MICHAELS. (more...)

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