Wooster Group News

Erin Courtney's A MAP OF VIRTUE to Make West Coast Debut in NovemberErin Courtney's A MAP OF VIRTUE to Make West Coast Debut in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Barker Room Rep announced today that the West Coast premiere of Erin Courtney's OBIE Award-winning play, A Map of Virtue, will take place at the Atwater Village Theatre, November 2 18. (more...)

Duncan Macmillan's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Headline 2017-18 Season at St. Ann's Warehouse; Lineup Announced!Duncan Macmillan's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Headline 2017-18 Season at St. Ann's Warehouse; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse launches into its ambitious international 2017-18 Season, the third in its waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park, with highlights that exemplify the institution's role as a home for major new works from singular international companies and American avant-garde masters. (more...)

The Wooster Group to Stage 'THE B-SIDE' and EARLY SHAKER SPIRITUALSThe Wooster Group to Stage 'THE B-SIDE' and EARLY SHAKER SPIRITUALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Wooster Group will present the premiere of its newest work, THE B-SIDE: Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons A Record Album Interpretation in October, followed by a limited return engagement of the Group's 2014 piece, EARLY SHAKER SPIRITUALS: A Record Album Interpretation in December. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Presents World Premiere Of WHY WHY ALWAYSAbrons Arts Center Presents World Premiere Of WHY WHY ALWAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Abrons Arts Center is set to present the world premiere of Why Why Always (October 13 29) by Shaun Irons & Lauren Petty (AutomaticRelease), who draw upon their experiences in performance, multimedia installations, and films (Standing By: Gatz Backstage) to create one of their most ambitious projects to date. (more...)

OPERA America's Onstage Announces Opera Center SeasonOPERA America's Onstage Announces Opera Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, announces its 2017 2018 season of Onstage at the Opera Center, which begins on Thursday, October 5, 2017, and runs through May 2018. (more...)

Cast Complete for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Starring Denise Gough at St. Ann's WarehouseCast Complete for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Starring Denise Gough at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse continues its rich history of partnering with the UK's foremost theaters and theater makers, presenting the American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, the production was one of last season's must-see shows in the West End, following a hugely successful run at the National. Casting is now complete for the American Premiere at St. Ann's. (more...)

THE KIND OF THING YOU DON'T TALK ABOUT Set for The Performing GarageTHE KIND OF THING YOU DON'T TALK ABOUT Set for The Performing Garage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

A rape survivor is looking for attention. You could even say she's asking for it. The Kind Of Thing You Don't Talk About is a new show celebrating survival playing at The Performing Garage in Soho. Asia Gagnon, will be presenting this multi-media collaboration with designer, Max Bernstein, at 8:00pm on September 22nd. (more...)

Sam Waterston to Host ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The PublicSam Waterston to Host ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Elevator Repair Service announced that on September 26, 2017 Sam Waterston will co-host a celebration to benefit the non-profit theater company. (more...)

Sydney Festival Releases First Wave Of Shows For 2018Sydney Festival Releases First Wave Of Shows For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Sydney's pre-eminent summer event, Sydney Festival, today announces the first three performances of its 2018 program; Aquasonic, an underwater concert and visual performance; RIOT, a variety show with an all-star Irish cast; and The Town Hall Affair, by the world-renowned New York-based theatre companyThe Wooster Group playing their first ever Sydney show. All three performances are Australian premieres and exclusives to Sydney Festival. (more...)

Caborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts CenterCaborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of Caborca's adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's ground-breaking novel Distant Star, a harrowing tale of fascism and its aftermath. Running September 14 - October 1, this eerily relevant drama weaves Bolaño's memories of life (and death) under Pinochet's American-backed dictatorship into a perverse, seductive noir of urgent political necessity. (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old GlobeShakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)

REDCAT Announces 15th Fall Season: Vital Artists at a Crucial TimeREDCAT Announces 15th Fall Season: Vital Artists at a Crucial Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

raises the stakes in 2017 with a bold international program of daring and provocative artists who confront the most vital issues of our time with intelligent, memorable experiences you won't soon forget. Artists from around the world are using our theater and gallery–and other LA neighborhoods–to probe urgent issues: Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula  uses exquisite movement, music and piercing poetry to masterfully capture the essence of hope in the face of the tragedies facing his war-torn home of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Activist-powerhouse Karen Finley's incisive writing and performing gives us a freshly hilarious and alarming perspective on drastic changes in our own country; and Chile's famed playwright/director Guillermo Calderón directs the U.S. premiere of his work questioning the vital role of artists at times of injustice. (more...)

ACQUANETTA, FELLOW TRAVELERS, THE ECHO DRIFT and More Among PROTOTYPE Festival's 2018 LineupACQUANETTA, FELLOW TRAVELERS, THE ECHO DRIFT and More Among PROTOTYPE Festival's 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now invigorates New York City January 7-20, 2018, with the sixth annual showcase of progressive opera and music-theatre, curated by co-founding directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of Beth Morrison Projects) and Kim Whitener (of HERE), along with newly appointed co-director Jecca Barry (of Beth Morrison Projects). Since its launch in 2013, the Prototype Festival has presented a phenomenal 32 new works across five seasons, propelling the industry forward as a first-rate presenter and influencer. (more...)

Start Summer This Weekend with AH, WILDERNESS! at Goodman TheatreStart Summer This Weekend with AH, WILDERNESS! at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Experience the fireworks of love-first love, unrequited love and mature love-on stage this summer, as Goodman Theatre concludes its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! (more...)

Jen Danby's CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER and FARRAH Coming to NYC This JulyJen Danby's CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER and FARRAH Coming to NYC This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a two-dates-only double feature performance on Saturday, July 8th and Saturday, July 15th of CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER and of FARRAH about '70s superstar Farrah Fawcett. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alex Vlahov Shares Secrets from A SIMPLE ART at  777 TheaterBWW Interview: Alex Vlahov Shares Secrets from A SIMPLE ART at 777 Theater
by Amy Oestreicher - Jun 2, 2017

The Neo-Futurists talk Art, Suspense, Mystery, and their exciting new true-crime documentary, A Simple Art. (more...)

Time Lapse Dance presents the New York Premiere of BOOK OF CLOUDSTime Lapse Dance presents the New York Premiere of BOOK OF CLOUDS
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Time Lapse Dance presents Book of Clouds, a collaborative performance-installation contemplating the sublime sky, June 7 - 10, 2017 at Baryshnikov Arts Center, John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio, 450 W. 37th Street (near Tenth Avenue), NYC. Performances: Wed-Fri at 7:30pm, with a free family workshop on Sat at 2pm and a performance-installation from 3-9pm. Tickets start at $10 and are available at 1-800-838-3006 or http://bookofcloudsnyc.brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance to Present New York Premiere of BOOK OF CLOUDSJody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance to Present New York Premiere of BOOK OF CLOUDS
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance presents Book of Clouds, a collaborative performance-installation contemplating the sublime sky, June 7 - 10, 2017 at Baryshnikov Arts Center, John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio, 450 W. 37th Street (near Tenth Avenue), NYC. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Announces Free Ticket Program for Veterans to Christina Masciotti's RAW BACON FROM POLANDAbrons Arts Center Announces Free Ticket Program for Veterans to Christina Masciotti's RAW BACON FROM POLAND
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

(more...)

Laura Peterson Presents the World Premiere of FAILURE at Judson ChurchLaura Peterson Presents the World Premiere of FAILURE at Judson Church
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Drawing from all-too-familiar experience dreaded by many, choreographer and visual artist Laura Peterson examines the eponymous FAILURE  in the context of both personal and national experience of America, circa 2017. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 45