BWW Review: A WINTER'S TALE at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ is a Vibrant Holiday ProductionBWW Review: A WINTER'S TALE at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ is a Vibrant Holiday Production
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 12, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is now presenting their marvelous season's finale, 'The Winter's Tale' by William Shakespeare. With splendid direction by the Theatre's Artistic Director, Bonnie Monte, and an outstanding cast of thespians, this vibrant tale has a clever blend of reality and fantasy that will charm audiences (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the The Acting Company GalaPhoto Flash: Inside the The Acting Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) honored director and artistic leader Bill Rauch and the married civic leaders Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and Ambassador Carl Spielvogel- individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs-at the Company's 2018 Fall Gala, on November 12. Held at the historic Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street), the event raised nearly $400,000 and brought together awards, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner, and cocktails in celebration of theater and its contribution to American society. Tony Award-winner and The Acting Company alumna Harriet Harris hosted, with performances by Joanna A. Jones (Hamilton) and Tatiana Wechsler, featuring Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz.  (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents THE WINTER'S TALEThe Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's concludes its 56th season with its sixth and final Main Stage production, The Winter's Tale. Last seen at The Shakespeare Theatre in 2008, Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte directs this production of Shakespeare's tragicomedic romance. Veteran company members Jacqueline Antaramian, Jon Barker, Erin Partin, John Keabler, Raphael Nash Thompson, Seamus Mulcahy, Patrick Toon, and Ames Adamson are among a cast of 20 actors. Performances begin December 5. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue in Madison by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

BWW Review: TARTUFFE at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Intrigues with Humor and VerveBWW Review: TARTUFFE at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Intrigues with Humor and Verve
by Marina Kennedy - May 21, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey opens their 2018 season with a bold, bright, and brilliant production of Moliere's classic French comedy Tartuffe. Translated by Richard Wilbur and superbly directed by the Theatre's Artistic Director, Bonnie J. Monte, the show features an outstanding cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey to Present TARTUFFEPhoto Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey to Present TARTUFFE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey begins its 56th season with its first Main Stage production, Tartuffe. Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte will direct this masterful French comedy that hasn't been seen on STNJ's stage since 2001. Renowned translator Richard Wilburbrings Moliere's witty words to brilliant life for English-speaking audiences. Veteran company member Brent Harris will play the title role and will be joined by STNJ favorites Patrick Toon and Victoria Mack, as well as two-time Tony Award nominee, Vivian Reed. Performances begin May 16. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey to Present TARTUFFEThe Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey to Present TARTUFFE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey begins its 56th season with its first Main Stage production, Tartuffe. Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte will direct this masterful French comedy that hasn't been seen on STNJ's stage since 2001. Renowned translator Richard Wilbur brings Moliere's witty words to brilliant life for English-speaking audiences. Veteran company member Brent Harris will play the title role and will be joined by STNJ favorites Patrick Toon and Victoria Mack, as well as two-time Tony Award nominee, Vivian Reed. Performances begin May 16. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey to Present TARTUFFEThe Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey to Present TARTUFFE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey begins its 56th season with its first Main Stage production, Tartuffe. Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte will direct this masterful French comedy that hasn't been seen on STNJ's stage since 2001. Renowned translator Richard Wilbur brings Moliere's witty words to brilliant life for English-speaking audiences. Veteran company member Brent Harris will play the title role and will be joined by STNJ favorites Patrick Toon and Victoria Mack, as well as two-time Tony Award nominee, Vivian Reed. Performances begin May 16. (more...)

Acting Company Extends X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATIONActing Company Extends X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

In response to popular demand, The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) extends their acclaimed production of playwright/poet Marcus Gardley's X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation through February 25, 2018. Coinciding with African Heritage Month, the Ian Belknap-directed play deepens our understanding of one of America's most complex, compelling historical figures, and explores the tumultuous landscape of ideology and activism in the 1960s.  (more...)

Cast Complete for The Acting Company's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Benefit Starring David Hyde PierceCast Complete for The Acting Company's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Benefit Starring David Hyde Pierce
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The Acting Company has announced the full cast list for their one-night-only benefit reading of Crispin Whittell's adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, December 11 at Hunter College's Kaye Playhouse (695 Park Avenue). (more...)

Roslyn Ruff to Star in The Acting Company's X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Off-BroadwayRoslyn Ruff to Star in The Acting Company's X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

The Acting Company presents their acclaimed production of playwright/poet Marcus Gardley's X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation in a full Off-Broadway run, January 14-February 18, 2018, at the Theatre at St. Clement's. (more...)

Delta Sponsored 2012 Guthrie Theater Season Which Featured Obama Inspired Julius Caesar
by Alan Henry - Jun 12, 2017

On Sunday night, Delta Air Lines announced that they were ending their four-year-old sponsorship agreement with the Public Theater over their current Shakespeare in the Park production of JULIUS CAESAR. The play, which is set to open at Central Park's Delacorte Theatre on Monday, depicts the Roman dictator in a way that calls to mind President Donald Trump.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Acting Company Celebrates CAESAR / X Opening Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Acting Company celebrated the opening of X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation in rep with Julius Caesar at The New Victory Theater on Friday night at Red Rooster on Malcolm X Blvd. in Harlem. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Acting Company's CAESAR / X Tour, Coming to New Victory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The assassinations of Rome's great ruler of the Republic and revolutionary leader Malcolm X take to the stage when Tony Award-winning The Acting Company couples Shakespeare's Julius Caesar with X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation, a compelling new play by lauded playwright Marcus Gardley (The House that Will Not Stand, The Gospel of Lovingkindness, Every Tongue Confess, On The Levee). These two gripping dramas make their Off-Broadway debut at The New Victory Theater from March 17 - 26, 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek at both productions! (more...)

The Acting Company's CAESAR/X to Play New Victory Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The assassinations of Rome's great ruler of the Republic and revolutionary leader Malcolm X take to the stage when Tony Award-winning The Acting Company couples Shakespeare's Julius Caesar with X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation, a compelling new play by lauded playwright Marcus Gardley (The House that Will Not Stand, The Gospel of Lovingkindness, Every Tongue Confess, On The Levee). These two gripping dramas make their Off-Broadway debut at The New Victory Theater from March 17 - 26, 2017. (more...)

The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR Tour Launches Tonight in Arizona
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Acting Company presents its 44th consecutive season and national tour featuring two gripping dramas in repertory: the world premiere of, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. (more...)

Jimonn Cole, Gabriel Lawrence and More Tapped for The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Acting Company announces casting for its 44th consecutive season and national tour featuring two gripping dramas in repertory: the world premiere of, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. (more...)

Josh Hecht to Direct Dark Comedy VERANO PLACE at FringeNYC, 8/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Drama Desk Award-winner Josh Hecht (Christine Jorgensen Reveals, former Director of Playwright Development at MCC Theater) is set to direct the premiere of playwright Katie Atcheson's dark comedy VERANO PLACE as a part of FringeNYC with performances August 16-25 at the Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St.). (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. Presents ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Stable Cable Lab Co. and Vera Khodasevich presents a workshop production of Accidents Waiting to Happen, a play by Jonathan Libman, directed by Padraic Lillis. Invited presentations for Accidents Waiting to Happen will begin tonight, May 28, 2014 at IRT Theater and are scheduled to run through Sunday, June 8, 2014. (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. to Present ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN, 5/28-6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Stable Cable Lab Co. and Vera Khodasevich announce the cast and creative team for the workshop production of Accidents Waiting to Happen, a play by Jonathan Libman, directed by Padraic Lillis. Invited presentations for Accidents Waiting to Happen will begin on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at IRT Theater and are scheduled to run through Sunday, June 8, 2014. The results of the workshop production - including the actors' experience with the work, the aesthetics of the director and designers, and the audience's feedback - will be invaluable to the development of this new play. This project was developed, in part, through Kori Rushton and the IRT 3B Development Series. (more...)

Peregrine Theatre Ensemble Presents Noel Coward's Paranormal Farce BLITHE SPIRIT, 10/3-10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

Peregrine Theatre Ensemble,presents Noel Coward's famous comedy 'Blithe Spirit', directed by William Sturdivant. 'Blithe Spirit' opens Friday, October 4th, 2013 and runs through Today, October 20th on the Julie Harris Stage/Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater in Wellfleet, Mass. Performances are Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm,and Todays at 2pm. (more...)

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