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Charles Busch Steps In As Honorary Festival Playwright For 2018 Festival Photo Charles Busch Steps In As Honorary Festival Playwright For 2018 Festival
by Julie Musbach - Aug 8, 2018

Samuel French announces that award-winning playwright and cabaret artist Charles Busch (The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Psycho Beach Party, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom) has happily stepped in for the previously announced Lauren Yee (The King of the Yees, The Great Leap, The Hatmaker's Wife) who had to recuse herself due to a scheduling conflict.

Judges Announced For Samuel French OOB Festival Photo Judges Announced For Samuel French OOB Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2018

The Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition, takes place August 21-25 at The Vineyard's Dimson 15th Street Theatre. Chosen from over 850 submissions from the U.S. and abroad, 30 finalist plays and musicals, each running 10-30 minutes in length, will be presented. The Saturday, August 25th presentation is the culmination of the week-long festival at which the Samuel French staff will choose the winning six pieces for licensing and publication in an anthology.

Samuel French OOB Festival Tickets Are Now On Sale Photo Samuel French OOB Festival Tickets Are Now On Sale
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2018

Samuel French's Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition, is excited to open 2018 ticket sales with an announcement of this year's Top 30 playwrights.

Photo Flash: First look at the Cast of THE PET PLAY Photo Photo Flash: First look at the Cast of THE PET PLAY
by Julie Musbach - May 30, 2018

The Dramatic Question Theatre (DQT) will present a workshop production of The Pet Play by Noemi de la Puente, directed by David Davila. The Pet Play will begin performances on June 14 and run through June 24 at The Shetler Theatre (244 West 54th Street).

The Dramatic Question Theatre Will Present a Workshop Production of THE PET PLAY Photo The Dramatic Question Theatre Will Present a Workshop Production of THE PET PLAY
by Julie Musbach - May 14, 2018

The Dramatic Question Theatre (DQT) will present a workshop production of The Pet Play by Noemi de la Puente, directed by David Davila. The Pet Play will begin performances on June 14 and run through June 24 at The Shetler Theatre (244 West 54th Street).

Photo Flash: BALLS Celebrates Opening With A Grand Slam Bash at 53w53 Photo Photo Flash: BALLS Celebrates Opening With A Grand Slam Bash at 53w53
by Julie Musbach - Jan 29, 2018

One Year Lease Theater Company, Stages Repertory Theatre, and the cast and creative team of BALLS celebrated their opening night at the full-sized model apartment within the 53w53 Sales Gallery.

BWW Review:  BALLS at 59E59 Theaters is a Must-See Production Photo BWW Review: BALLS at 59E59 Theaters is a Must-See Production
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 26, 2018

Balls, an exciting and inventive production, is now being performed at 59E59 Theaters through February 25. Written by Kevin Armento and Bryony Lavery, it is directed by Ianthe Demos and Nick Flint with movement direction by Natalie Lomonet. This is a stunning show that creatively portrays the infamous tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King and situations surrounding it.

John Glover, Neil LaBute Festival, Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES and More Set fo Photo John Glover, Neil LaBute Festival, Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES and More Set for 59E59 Theaters This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Photo Flash: 59E59 Theaters Launches the 2018 Subscription Series with BALLS Photo Photo Flash: 59E59 Theaters Launches the 2018 Subscription Series with BALLS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 6, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to launch the 2018 Subscription Series with BALLS, written by Kevin Armento and Bryony Lavery and directed by Ianthe Demos and Nick Flint with movement direction byNatalie Lomonte. Produced by One Year Lease Theater Company and Stages Repertory Theatre,BALLS begins performances on Tuesday, January 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 25. Press Opening is Wednesday, January 24 at 7 PM. The performance schedule isTuesday Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM; and Sunday at 2 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 - $70 ($25 - $49 for 59E59 Members). Tickets are available by calling Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online atwww.59e59.org.

John Glover, Neil LaBute Festival, Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES and More Set fo Photo John Glover, Neil LaBute Festival, Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES and More Set for 59E59 Theaters This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look at Josh Cooke, Matthew Rauch and More in JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse presents the world-premiere production of JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt, by Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award nominee Ayad Akhtar (Broadway's Disgraced; Playhouse's The Who & The What), directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Outside Mullingar, Doubt). The recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt runs in the Mandell Weiss Theatre now through August 21. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Cast, Creative Team Set for Ayad Akhtar's JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla Playhouse
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 24, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt, by Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award nominee Ayad Akhtar (Broadway's Disgraced; Playhouse's The Who & The What), directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Outside Mullingar, Doubt). The recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, JUNK: The Golden Age of Debt runs in the Mandell Weiss Theatre July 26 - August 21. Tickets are available at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010.