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BWW Feature: George Salazar & Joe Iconis Among Starry Benefit for URBAN STAGES Octobe Photo BWW Feature: George Salazar & Joe Iconis Among Starry Benefit for URBAN STAGES October 22nd
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 19, 2020

URBAN STAGES lines up some heavy hitters for their virtual fundraiser premiering October 22nd!

George Salazar, Joe Iconis, Terence Archie and More Celebrate Urban Stages at MIXING  Photo George Salazar, Joe Iconis, Terence Archie and More Celebrate Urban Stages at MIXING MELODIES AND MARGARITAS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Urban Stages has announced Mixing Melodies and Margaritas, a virtual benefit featuring musical performances and appearances by legendary stars along with how-to guides for delicious cocktails/mock-tails so everyone can make a drink, raise a glass and save Urban Stages Theater.

BWW Review: LONG DISTANCE AFFAIR presented by Juggerknot Theatre Company And PopUP Th Photo BWW Review: LONG DISTANCE AFFAIR presented by Juggerknot Theatre Company And PopUP Theatrics
by Cristina Pla-Guzman - May 27, 2020

'Long Distance Affair'. Intense! Super Fun. Immersive theatre that is fresh and exciting from the comfort of your living room. Long Distance Affair is a web-based virtual and personal experience where each guest, either by themselves or with a small group, is a participant in their own theatrical experience.

PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include Th Photo PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include The Kennedy Center & More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has announced their 100th playwright commission, ensuring that $50,000 has gone directly to playwrights in need in this time of crisis.

Juggerknot Theatre Company and PopUP Theatrics Present LONG DISTANCE AFFAIR Photo Juggerknot Theatre Company and PopUP Theatrics Present LONG DISTANCE AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Juggerknot Theatre Company producers of the critically acclaimed immersive show Miami Motel Stories (MMS) and PopUp Theatrics the New York-based site specific immersive theatre company led by Tamilla Woodard  (director, Miami Motel Stories: Little Havana) and Ana Margineau (director, Miami Motel Stories: North Beach), join forces to produce Long Distance Affair. 

Abbey Theatre's DEAR IRELAND Premieres Live Online Photo Abbey Theatre's DEAR IRELAND Premieres Live Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

Over four nights (28 April - 1 May), audiences throughout Ireland and across the globe can watch the world premiere of Dear Ireland a?" a historic digital theatre project that brings together 50 brand new monologues, commissioned by the Abbey Theatre as a rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis. Each piece of work was written and created in self isolation by 100 participating artists.

Abbey Theatre Announces 100 Artists For DEAR IRELAND Photo Abbey Theatre Announces 100 Artists For DEAR IRELAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020

The Abbey Theatre has commissioned writers from Ireland, with unique additional contributions from the USA, China and Italy, to each write a monologue, to be performed by 50 actors, and then streamed on the Abbey's digital platforms. Today, 15 April 2020, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray, Directors of the Abbey Theatre, announce the lineup of artists taking part in the theatre's historic project, Dear Ireland.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Third Edition Returned With Hugh Dancy, Derrick B Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Third Edition Returned With Hugh Dancy, Derrick Baskin & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues returned with an incredible all-new third edition last night on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 20 actors were been paired with theatre's top writers, who crafted unique pieces especially for their actors.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns Tonight With Hugh Dancy, Derrick Baskin,  Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns Tonight With Hugh Dancy, Derrick Baskin, T.R. Knight and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues are back by popular demand with an all-new third edition tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 20 actors have been paired with theatre's top writers, who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors.

Maxamoo Theater and Performance Podcast's Best & Worst of 2019, Part I Photo Maxamoo Theater and Performance Podcast's Best & Worst of 2019, Part I
by Maxamoo - Jan 14, 2020

All 9 of our regular contributors have gathered: Aurin, Ben, David, Jack, Jose, Liz, Nicole, Patty, and PennyMaria! We're back together for our year-end spectacular, our annual episode in which we discuss the best and worst theater of the year.

USU and Flying House Assembly present A DEAL Photo USU and Flying House Assembly present A DEAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

A DEAL by Zhu Yi, developed as part of 'New Text - New Stage', an Ibsen International project for the development of new writing.

BWW Review: Clubbed Thumb Presents Zhu Yi's Chinese Gentrification Story YOU NEVER TO Photo BWW Review: Clubbed Thumb Presents Zhu Yi's Chinese Gentrification Story YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT
by Michael Dale - Jun 10, 2019

Though Zhu Yi's YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT is set in a large estate on the outskirts of Shanghai, New Yorkers will certainly recognize it as a gentrification story, where the homogeneous conveniences of the modern would come at the expense of a community's history and distinctive character.

Photo Flash: Daniel K. Isaac, Julyana Soelistyo, Jennifer Lim, John D. Haggerty And M Photo Photo Flash: Daniel K. Isaac, Julyana Soelistyo, Jennifer Lim, John D. Haggerty And More Celebrate YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019

Zhu Yi's YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT opened at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan on June 6 as part of SUMMERWORKS, Clubbed Thumb's annual series of new plays. The limited run ends on Thursday, June 13 and due to popular demand, an additional 3:00 p.m. matinee has been added on June 13. Single tickets are on sale for $25 ($20 for students) here.

Photo Flash: Clubbed Thumb's Production Of Zhu Yi's YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT Opens  Photo Photo Flash: Clubbed Thumb's Production Of Zhu Yi's YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT Opens At The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

SUMMERWORKS, Clubbed Thumb's annual series of new plays is presenting YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT by Zhu Yi at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan for a limited run through June 13. Opening night is tonight at 8:00 p.m.

Clubbed Thumb Announces First Round of Casting For Summerworks 2019 Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces First Round of Casting For Summerworks 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Clubbed Thumb announces initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up For 24th Annual SUMMERWORKS Festival Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up For 24th Annual SUMMERWORKS Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) is proud to announce the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. Now in its 24th season, SUMMERWORKS will run May 17 through June 29 at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan, and will feature productions of three new plays: LUNCH BUNCH by Sarah Einspanier and directed by Tara Ahmadinejad; YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT by Zhu Yi and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll; and KING PHILIP'S HEAD IS STILL ON THAT PIKE JUST DOWN THE ROAD by Daniel Glenn and directed by Caitlin Ryan O'Connell.

Photo Flash: SELKIE Premieres At The Wild Project Photo Photo Flash: SELKIE Premieres At The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present the World Premiere of SELKIE by Krista Knight (Hissifit, Primal Play). Directed by Matt Dickson (Disco Pigs, We The People), performances run through December 22 at The Wild Project.

Photo Flash: Urban Stages Presents Jim Dale with Lifetime Achievement Award Photo Photo Flash: Urban Stages Presents Jim Dale with Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill celebrated 'The Magic of Theater by presenting the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to legendary actor Jim Date at their Gala Benefit. The event was held at the Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30PM on May 14, 2018. The award was presented by stage and screen star Simon Jones (Farinelli and the King, The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy).

Urban Stages To Honor Tony And Grammy Award Winner Jim Dale At 2018 Gala Benefit Photo Urban Stages To Honor Tony And Grammy Award Winner Jim Dale At 2018 Gala Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will celebrate 'The Magic of Theater by presenting the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to legendary actor Jim Date at their Gala Benefit.   The event will be held at the Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30PM on May 14, 2018. The award will be presented by stage and screen star Simon Jones (Farinelli and the King, The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy).

Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting  Photo Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Urban Stages presents this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, which begins tonight, December 12, featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue).

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