Jazz at Lincoln Center - Let Freedom Swing - Close, Freeman and More Oct. 28 - 30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2004

Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, Glenn Close, Keith David, Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee, and Morgan Freeman to Deliver Revolutionary Words of Vaclav Havel, Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela and Eleanor Roosevelt (more...)

Jack Holmes Stars as Bobby Kennedy in RFK, Nov. 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2005

Jack Holmes will take on the title role of his play RFK, which will begin previews at the Culture Project on November 5th and open on November 15th (more...)

RFK, Five Course Love and In the Continuum Offer Discounts if Transit Strike Occurs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2005

In the event of the New York City transit strike, discount tickets to RFK, Five Course Love and In the Continuum will be offered (more...)

RFK to Close Off-Bway, Feb. 26; National Tour in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2006

Jack Holmes' play RFK will close on February 26th, but a national tour is in the works (more...)

'RFK' Heads to Ars Nova for 2 Performances, 6/24 & 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2006

Ars Nova, in association with Winship Cook and Arleen Sorkin, will present RFK for two performancesonly on June 24 at 8:00 PM and June 25 at 3:00 PM at Ars Nova (more...)

Stone, Weaver, Etc. to Launch 'Power' with Benefit, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2006

Sharon Stone, Sigourney Weaver, Martin Sheen and more stars will launch the IMPACT Festival's Speak Truth to Power with a star-studded benefit on October 6th (more...)

Falco and Shields to Guest Star in Speak Truth to Power
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2006

Culture Project has announced that Speak Truth To Power will kick-off its New York premiere engagement on Sunday, November 5 with guest stars Edie Falco and Brooke Shields (more...)

'Betrayed' Hosts Special Talk-Back Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2008

Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) has announced that it will host two special post-performance discussions, following the Saturday, January 26th and Friday, February 1st performances of its World Premiere production of George Packer's new play Betrayed. The first, following the 8:00 p.m. performance on January 26th, will include Packer and Iraqi interpreter (and the inspiration for the main character in Betrayed) Omer Salih Mahdi. Following the Friday, February 1st performance, Culture Project will welcome Pulitzer Prize winner (and My Trip to Al-Qaeda playwright) Lawrence Wright, who will join Packer in conversation about the war in Iraq. (more...)

Mo Rocca Guests with 'Happy Sunshine Kung Fu Flower' 3/21 at The Zipper
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2008

Mo Rocca, of Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show,' and Amy Goodman, New York Times best-selling author and host of 'Democracy Now!,' will be special guests for The Onion-sponsored Happy Sunshine Kung Fu Flower launching at The Zipper Factory for a 10PM show on March 21. (more...)

Culture Project Announces Second Extension of 'Betrayed'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2008

Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) today announced that, due to overwhelming demand, it will once again extend the World Premiere engagement of George Packer's captivating new play Betrayed, directed by Pippin Parker. Marking Packer's playwriting debut, Betrayed opened February 6, 2008 at Culture Project's SoHo theater (55 Mercer Street). (more...)

Culture Project hosts discussion of 'Betrayed' on 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2008

Culture Project to host post-show discussion of 'Betrayed' with George Packer and Ahmend Ali on April 27th. (more...)

1968, a new cabaret, plays 5/2 at the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2008

1968, a hard rock, psychedelic, Motown, folk, and country cabaret, plays May 2nd at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. (more...)

'Theater Talk' Welcomes 'Betrayed' Playwright Packer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2008

This week, 'Theater Talk' welcomes journalist and playwright George Packer, who discusses his critically acclaimed Iraq drama 'Betrayed.' (more...)

The Flea Announces Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2008

Jim Simpson, Artistic Director, and Carol Ostrow, Producing Director, are pleased to announce the Fall 2008 Flea Theater season: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
by Walter McBride - Nov 22, 2008

The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Bridge Dedication Gala was held at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City on November 19, 2008. It was a celebration of the Life and Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy for the 40th Anniversary of the RFK Center. (more...)

TOO MUCH MEMORY Begins Performances Tonight 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2008

Too Much Memory, written by Keith Reddin and Meg Gibson, and directed by Ms. Gibson, begins performances tonight at 8:30pm at Fourth Street Theatre, 83 East 4th Street. The Rising Phoenix Repertory and Piece by Piece production is set to open Tuesday, December 9, at 8:30pm. Too Much Memory is a project of New York Theatre Workshop's Jonathan Larson Lab. (more...)

TOO MUCH MEMORY Begins Performances Tonight 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2008

Too Much Memory, written by Keith Reddin and Meg Gibson, and directed by Ms. Gibson, begins performances tonight at 8:30pm at Fourth Street Theatre, 83 East 4th Street. The Rising Phoenix Repertory and Piece by Piece production is set to open Tuesday, December 9, at 8:30pm. Too Much Memory is a project of New York Theatre Workshop's Jonathan Larson Lab. (more...)

Charitybuzz.com Auctions Feature Broadway's WICKED, 'MERMAID' and WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2008

There is nothing more important than the work non-profits undertake. Charitybuzz believes that cause marketing can be both effective and trend setting. Its innovative auctions reach millions on a global basis. Its growing community of bidders are driven to do well, affluent, well educated, well informed and brand loyal. (more...)

TOO MUCH MEMORY Sells Out Entire Run Thru 12/22 Closing
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2008

Following rave reviews Too Much Memory, written by Keith Reddin and Meg Gibson, and directed by Ms. Gibson, has sold out its run through its closing on Monday, December 22, at the Fourth Street Theatre, 83 East 4th Street. The Rising Phoenix Repertory and Piece by Piece production opened Tuesday, December 9, to rave reviews as part of New York Theatre Workshop's Jonathan Larson Lab. All performances are sold out. Those wishing to be put on a waiting should arrive at the theatre 45 minutes prior to curtain. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Premieres 'BETRAYED' On 1/29/09
by Eugene Lovendusky - Dec 22, 2008

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company concludes its American trilogy with the West Coast Premiere of BETRAYED, winner of the 2008 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play. Filled with dignity, humor, and defiance, this provocative theatrical adaptation of journalist George Packer's eye-opening 2007 essay in The New Yorker follows three Iraqi translators who risk their lives to aid the American war effort. BETRAYED plays at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley January 23 through March 1. Robin Stanton (Permanent Collection, The Busy World is Hushed) helms this astonishing play, featuring Bobak Cyrus Bakhtiari, Keith Burkland, Denmo Ibrahim, Alex Moggridge, Amir Sharafeh, Khalid Shayota, and James Wagner. For tickets and information ($28-50) the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)