by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents the New York Premiere of C.I.C.T. - Theatre du Bouffes du Nord's The Prisoner, continuing Peter Brook's 40-year-long collaboration with playwright/director Marie-Helene Estienne.   (more...)

TFANA-Commissioned TAMBURLAINE Will Open RSC's Swan SeasonTFANA-Commissioned TAMBURLAINE Will Open RSC's Swan Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce that Gregory Doran, artistic director, Royal Shakespeare Company, has invited Michael Boyd to stage his edit of Tamburlaine, Boyd's version of Christopher Marlowe's two-part epic, Tamburlaine the Great, which will open the Swan Theatre season at the Stratford-Upon-Avon based RSC. (more...)

Tyne Daly Joins Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT, Full CastTyne Daly Joins Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces additional casting for a public reading of Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno's Gnit, directed by Oliver Butler (The Open House, 2014). (more...)

Michael C. Hall to Star in Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT at Theatre for a New AudienceMichael C. Hall to Star in Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces a public reading of Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno's Gnit, directed by Oliver Butler (The Open House, 2014), and starring acclaimed stage and screen actor Michael C. Hall (stage: Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, David Bowie's Lazarus at NYTW; screen: Six Feet Under, Dexter). The reading will take place June 18 at 7pm at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY). (more...)

TFANA Announces 2018-19 Season; World Premiere Starring Jessica Hecht and MoreTFANA Announces 2018-19 Season; World Premiere Starring Jessica Hecht and More
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director), an award-winning company presenting Shakespeare alongside other classic and contemporary drama at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, Downtown Brooklyn, is pleased to announce its 2018-19 season-the 39th since its founding in 1979. (more...)

TFANA Announces TFANA Talks In Connection With THE WINTER'S TALETFANA Announces TFANA Talks In Connection With THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces four TFANA Talks in connection with its new, critically lauded production of William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. These free post-performance discussions take placeat Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District, where The Winter's Tale runs through April 15 (more...)

TFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALETFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the full cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays March 13-April 15, 2018, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Adds Performance of HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOXTheatre for a New Audience Adds Performance of HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) has added a performance (February 8 at 9pm) to its critically lauded world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, directed by Evan Yionoulis. The run will conclude, as a scheduled, on February 11. (more...)

Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, TodayMargo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces a free post-performance discussion moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre critic and Negroland: A Memoir author Margo Jefferson in connection with TFANA's world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box. The talk, which begins at 8.30 PM is open to all and features director Charlotte Braithwaite and playwrights Lydia Diamond and Jackie Sibblies Drury, follows the January 20 performance of Kennedy's first new play in a decade, which begins at 7:30 that evening, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217). The discussion will also be streamed live on Theatre for a New Audience's Facebook page. He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box runs January 18-February 11. To reserve a seat to this panel, visit www.tfana.org/heartpanel. (more...)

Adrienne Kennedy's First New Play in Nine Years to Play Theatre for a New AudienceAdrienne Kennedy's First New Play in Nine Years to Play Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience will present He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, the first new work in nine years from Adrienne Kennedy. (more...)

Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, 1/20Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces a free post-performance discussion moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre critic and Negroland: A Memoir author Margo Jefferson in connection with TFANA's world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box. The talk, which begins at 8.30 PM is open to all and features director Charlotte Braithwaite and playwrights Lydia Diamond and Jackie Sibblies Drury, follows the January 20 performance of Kennedy's first new play in a decade, which begins at 7:30 that evening, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217). The discussion will also be streamed live on Theatre for a New Audience's Facebook page. He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box runs January 18-February 11. To reserve a seat to this panel, visit www.tfana.org/heartpanel. (more...)

TFANA Announces Cast And Creative Team For Adrienne Kennedy's HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOXTFANA Announces Cast And Creative Team For Adrienne Kennedy's HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the cast and creative team for He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, the first new work in a decade from Adrienne Kennedy, whom The New York Times called one of the finest living American playwrights. Set in Georgia and New York City in 1941, He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box is a heartbreaking, nail-biting memory tale of segregation, theatrical yearning, and doomed love. (more...)

Adrienne Kennedy's First New Play in Nine Years to Play Theatre for a New AudienceAdrienne Kennedy's First New Play in Nine Years to Play Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, the first new work in nine years from Adrienne Kennedy. (more...)

TFANA Launches 2017-18 Season with Physical Theater Double-BillTFANA Launches 2017-18 Season with Physical Theater Double-Bill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) begins its 2017-18 season with Marcel + The Art of Laughter, a double bill of comic one-acts featuring renowned physical theatre artists Jos Houben and Marcello Magni, whom the Guardian has deemed 'two of contemporary theatre's greatest clowns.' (more...)

TFANA to Launch 2017-18 Season with Physical Theater Double-BillTFANA to Launch 2017-18 Season with Physical Theater Double-Bill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) begins its 2017-18 season with Marcel + The Art of Laughter, a double bill of comic one-acts featuring renowned physical theatre artists Jos Houben and Marcello Magni, whom the Guardian has deemed 'two of contemporary theatre's greatest clowns.' (more...)

Henry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's BoardHenry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's Board
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the retirement of Henry Christensen III as Chairman of the Theatre's Board, a position he has held since 2012, due to health reasons. Theodore C. Rogers and Robert Buckholz will succeed Mr. Christensen as TFANA's Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Mr. Christensen will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. (more...)

HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX Premiere and More Set for Theatre For A New Audience's 2017-18 SeasonHE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX Premiere and More Set for Theatre For A New Audience's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

On the heels of winning its second Ross Wetzsteon Award for Sustained Excellence at the 2017 OBIE Awards, Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) have just announced its 2017-18 season. (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Enters Final Week at TFANASimon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Enters Final Week at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Simon Godwin's (Associate Director, London's National Theatre) acclaimed staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex and family, will close as scheduled next week, on July 16. Just 15 New York performances remain of the production. (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Begins This Weekend at TFANASimon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Begins This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience presents Simon Godwin's (Associate Director, London's National Theatre) Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex and family. Measure for Measure is the first time Godwin is directing Shakespeare with an American company. The production runs this weekend, June 17, through July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

TFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURETFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin's first time directing Shakespeare for an American company, runs June 17 - July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

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