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Photo Coverage: Casey Cott, Zachary Quinto, Zach Braff, and More Stars Arrive at Opening Night of BURN THISPhoto Coverage: Casey Cott, Zachary Quinto, Zach Braff, and More Stars Arrive at Opening Night of BURN THIS
by Walter McBride - Apr 16, 2019

Last night, Burn This had its opening night celebration, ahead of tonight's official opening, on Broadway. Check out photos of the stars arriving below! Stars in attendance included Casey Cott, Zach Braff, Zachary Quinto, Annette Bening, Nick Cordero, Al Roker, Ansel Elgort, and more! (more...)

Breaking: Keri Russell Will Join Adam Driver in BURN THIS on BroadwayBreaking: Keri Russell Will Join Adam Driver in BURN THIS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Producer David Binder just announced today that Golden Globe Award Winner and Emmy Award Nominee Keri Russell will join three-time Emmy Award nominee Adam Driver in the first revival of Pulitzer Prize Winner Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS. Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer, BURN THIS will begin performances in March 2019 at a Broadway theater to be announced. (more...)

STAR WARS' Adam Driver to Return to Broadway in BURN THIS RevivalSTAR WARS' Adam Driver to Return to Broadway in BURN THIS Revival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Producer David Binder (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Of Mice and Men) announces today that three-time Emmy Award nominee Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Girls ) will return to Broadway in the first revival of Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening) in 2019 at a Broadway theater to be announced. (more...)

Photo Flash: PERICLES WET Makes World Premiere with Portland ShakesPhoto Flash: PERICLES WET Makes World Premiere with Portland Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017

Portland Shakespeare Project presents the world premiere of Pericles Wet, by Portland playwright Ellen Margolis. Commissioned by Portland Shakes, Pericles Wet is a masterful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Michael Mendelson. The show will run from December 1 to December 17 on Artists Rep's Alder Stage. (more...)

Ellen Margolis' PERICLES WET Makes World Premiere this December at Portland ShakesEllen Margolis' PERICLES WET Makes World Premiere this December at Portland Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Portland Shakespeare Project presents the world premiere of Pericles Wet, by Portland playwright Ellen Margolis. Commissioned by Portland Shakes, Pericles Wet is a masterful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Michael Mendelson. (more...)

Artists Rep presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

For the final production of its 2016/17 season, Artists Repertory Theatre presents The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, directed by Resident Artist Michael Mendelson.  Previews run May 16 through May 19, the play opens May 20 and runs through June 11 on the Alder Stage. (more...)

Primary Stages Launches 'OFF-CENTER' Oral History Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Primary Stages has announced the launch of OFF CENTER: THE OFF-BROADWAY ORAL HISTORY PROJECT. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages' ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Makes it's Debut
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 3, 2017

The Off-Broadway Oral History Project was created to fill a gap in theater history by establishing a video archive featuring the innovative artists who transformed Off- and Off-Off-Broadway in the years after World War II. (more...)

SDC Foundation's New Mason-Wilson Award Supports New York Collaborations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that today, November 15, former SDC President and 2016 recipient of the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement Marshall W. Mason (pictured, left) will announce a bequest to SDC Foundation. (more...)

SDC Foundation's New Mason-Wilson Award to Support New York Collaborations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that on Tuesday, November 15, former SDC President and 2016 recipient of the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement Marshall W. Mason will announce a bequest to SDC Foundation. (more...)

Breaking: Jake Gyllenhaal Will Return to Broadway in BURN THIS at The Hudson Theatre
by Alan Henry - Jul 19, 2016

This winter, thirty years after it first premiered at Circle Repertory Company, producers Stacey Mindich and Jessica R. Jenen will present the first-ever Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson's acclaimed play, Burn This, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer, and starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal. The play will re-open Ambassador Theatre Group's historic Hudson Theatre (139-141 West 44th St) on Broadway. Performances begin February 2017, with an opening night set for Monday, March 6, 2017. (more...)

Artists Repertory Theatre Presents THE UNDERSTUDY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

?Artists Repertory Theatre opens its 2015/16 season with The Understudy, a witty look behind the curtain from prominent American playwright and the creator of TV's Smash, Theresa Rebeck. (more...)

Articulate Theatre Company to Celebrate Circle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Articulate Theatre Company celebrates Circle Rep Company for its many accomplishments and the impact it has on today's theatre companies.  The event, called CIRCLING BACK, will include performances, speakers, awards, visits from Circle Rep members, and an after-party. (more...)

World Premiere of SHESH YAK Begins at Rattlestick Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights and LaiLou Productions have announced that the world premiere of Shesh Yak, written by Laith Nakli and directed by Bruce McCarty, will begin previews Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. The official opening night is set for Thursday, January 29, 2015. The production will play through Sunday, February 22, 2015. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents MISTAKES WERE MADE, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Michael Mendelson plays the lead role of Felix Artifex in Artists Rep's production of MISTAKES WERE MADE. Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez directs Mendelson and guides the show to opening as the production's Associate Director. Preview performances begin tonight, September 24 and the play will open on September 28. (more...)

Artists Rep to Present MISTAKES WERE MADE, 9/24-10/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Artists Rep announces Michael Mendelson will step in to play the lead role of Felix Artifex, as Todd Van Voris must leave the production due to a family emergency. Artistic Director Dámaso Rodriguez will now direct Mendelson and guide the show to opening as the production's Associate Director. Originally slated to begin preview performances next Tuesday, September 17, the run dates for Mistakes Were Made will now be pushed back one week. Preview performances will begin September 24 and the play will open on September 28. (more...)

About the Playwright- Lanford Wilson
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Feb 21, 2013

Lanford Wilson was born on April 13, 1937 in Lebanon, Missouri. At age 11, after his parents divorced and mother remarried, Wilson moved with his mother to Ozark where he developed an appreciation for art and tried his hand at performing in high school plays. (more...)

Full Cast and Creative Announced for Stable Cable Lab Co.'s THE EDEN PROJECT, 8/24-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

Theater for the New City & Crystal Field (Artistic Director) have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of THE EDEN PROJECT, a new play devised by Stable Cable Lab Co., directed by Seth Hamlin, and choreographed by KC Luce as part of the 3rd annual Dream Up Festival. THE EDEN PROJECT will begin performances on Friday, August 24, 2012 at Theater for the New City (155 First Ave. - between 10th & 11th Streets). The production is scheduled to run through September 1st. (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. Presents THE EDEN PROJECT, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

Theater for the New City & Crystal Field (Artistic Director) have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of THE EDEN PROJECT, a new play devised by Stable Cable Lab Co., directed by Seth Hamlin, and choreographed by KC Luce as part of the 3rd annual Dream Up Festival. THE EDEN PROJECT will begin performances tonight, August 24, 2012 at Theater for the New City (155 First Ave. - between 10th & 11th Streets). The production is scheduled to run through September 1st. (more...)

Full Cast and Creative Announced for Stable Cable Lab Co.'s THE EDEN PROJECT, 8/24-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Theater for the New City & Crystal Field (Artistic Director) have announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of THE EDEN PROJECT, a new play devised by Stable Cable Lab Co., directed by Seth Hamlin, and choreographed by KC Luce as part of the 3rd annual Dream Up Festival. THE EDEN PROJECT will begin performances on Friday, August 24, 2012 at Theater for the New City (155 First Ave. - between 10th & 11th Streets). The production is scheduled to run through September 1st. (more...)

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