City Parks Foundation Announces SUMMERSTAGE 8/5-13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2011

City Parks Foundation recently announced the 2011 season of SummerStage, New York's largest free performing arts festival. (more...)

Ars Nova Announces 2012 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2011

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Director) has announced its 2012 featured programming and exciting developments at its vibrant Hell's Kitchen music, comedy and theater space at 511 West 54th Street. (more...)

Ars Nova Announces 2012 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Director) has announced its 2012 featured programming and exciting developments at its vibrant Hell's Kitchen music, comedy and theater space at 511 West 54th Street. (more...)

OPEN: The New Jewish Theater Residency at the 14th Street Y Announces Projects, 6/23-7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

Becky Skoff, Manager and Ronit Muszkatblit, Artistic Director of LABA: The National Laboratory for New Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street) and David Winitsky, Artistic Director of the Jewish Plays Project, have announced the five projects in OPEN: The New Jewish Theater Residency at the 14th Street Y. The Residency, a unique partnership between a major cross-cultural Jewish center and an innovative young arts venture, will provide space and significant resources to five teams of artists, including four days of study, three weeks of rehearsal, and six workshop presentations open to the public between June 23 and July 1. (more...)

Jewish Plays Project Presents SIX at 14th Street Y, 6/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

The Jewish Plays Project, LABA and Highbrow are co-producers of SIX by Zohar Tirosh-Polk, a fully staged work featured in OPEN: The New Jewish Theater Residency at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street). SIX will perform on June 23rd at 8:00 pm, June 24th at 3 pm and June 25th at 7 pm. Tickets are free by reservation at www.jewishplaysproject.org/tickets. (more...)

OPEN: The New Jewish Theater Residency at the 14th Street Y Announces Projects, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

Becky Skoff, Manager and Ronit Muszkatblit, Artistic Director of LABA: The National Laboratory for New Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street) and David Winitsky, Artistic Director of the Jewish Plays Project, have announced the five projects in OPEN: The New Jewish Theater Residency at the 14th Street Y. The Residency, a unique partnership between a major cross-cultural Jewish center and an innovative young arts venture, will provide space and significant resources to five teams of artists, including four days of study, three weeks of rehearsal, and six workshop presentations open to the public between today, June 23 and July 1. (more...)

Jewish Plays Project Presents SIX at 14th Street Y, Now thru 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

The Jewish Plays Project, LABA and Highbrow are co-producers of SIX by Zohar Tirosh-Polk, a fully staged work featured in OPEN: The New Jewish Theater Residency at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street). SIX will perform tonight, June 23rd at 8:00 pm, June 24th at 3 pm and June 25th at 7 pm. Tickets are free by reservation at www.jewishplaysproject.org/tickets. (more...)

LABA Announces Upcoming Presentations as Part of OPEN: The New Jewish Theater Residency
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Becky Skoff, Manager and Ronit Muszkatblit, Artistic Director of LABA: The National Laboratory for New Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street) and David Winitsky, Artistic Director of the Jewish Plays Project, will present the upcoming four projects in OPEN: The New Jewish Theater Residency at the 14th Street Y. Selections from these four shows will be performed on June 28th, June 30th and July 1st. Tickets are $18 and are available for purchase at www.jewishplaysproject.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hand2Mouth Brings SOMETHING'S GOT AHOLD OF MY HEART to La MaMa, 1/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

Hand2Mouth (www.hand2mouththeatre.org) is a young-and-hungry ensemble theater company that is, paradoxically, the 'old guard' of the Portland (OR) experimental theater scene and has been making powerful new work for the last decade. The company returns to La MaMa January 10 to 20 with 'Something's Got Ahold of My Heart,' its newest creation, that wrestles with the yearning, euphoria and eviscerating tragedy of love. Weaving an energetic blend of 70's pastiche, romantic comedy excerpts, dance theater, testimonials, original music and aggressive physicality, it invites its audience into a deeply emotional experience. (more...)

Ars Nova Will Open 2013 With THE NETFLIX PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2012

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Director) will kick off its 2013 season with The Netflix Plays, the newest installment from Ars Nova's Play Group. Set to play 10 performances only from January 30 - February 9, this year's incarnation of Ars Nova's annual Play Group production features original short plays and live music inspired by the recommendation categories on the Netflix website. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hand2Mouth Brings SOMETHING'S GOT AHOLD OF MY HEART to La MaMa, Now thru 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Hand2Mouth (www.hand2mouththeatre.org) is a young-and-hungry ensemble theater company that is, paradoxically, the 'old guard' of the Portland (OR) experimental theater scene and has been making powerful new work for the last decade. The company returns to La MaMa tonight, January 10 to 20 with 'Something's Got Ahold of My Heart,' its newest creation, that wrestles with the yearning, euphoria and eviscerating tragedy of love. Weaving an energetic blend of 70's pastiche, romantic comedy excerpts, dance theater, testimonials, original music and aggressive physicality, it invites its audience into a deeply emotional experience. (more...)

Ars Nova's THE NETFLIX PLAYS to Begin, Jan 30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Ars Nova kicks off its 2013 season with The Netflix Plays, which begins performances January 30. This production, the newest installment from Ars Nova's Play Group, is set to play 10 performances from January 30 - February 9. The Netflix Plays, this year's incarnation of Ars Nova's annual Play Group production, features original short plays and live music inspired by the recommendation categories on the Netflix website. (more...)

Ars Nova's THE NETFLIX PLAYS to Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Ars Nova kicks off its 2013 season with The Netflix Plays, which begins performances January 30. This production, the newest installment from Ars Nova's Play Group, is set to play 10 performances from today, January 30 - February 9. The Netflix Plays, this year's incarnation of Ars Nova's annual Play Group production, features original short plays and live music inspired by the recommendation categories on the Netflix website. (more...)

Ars Nova's THE NETFLIX PLAYS Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Ars Nova kicks off its 2013 season with The Netflix Plays, which begins performances January 30. This production, the newest installment from Ars Nova's Play Group, is set to play 10 performances from today, January 30 - February 9. The Netflix Plays, this year's incarnation of Ars Nova's annual Play Group production, features original short plays and live music inspired by the recommendation categories on the Netflix website. (more...)

National Theatre to Feature OTHELLO, AMEN CORNER, and More in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Forthcoming productions at the National Theatre, announced today by Nicholas Hytner, include plays familiar, rare and new: Shakespeare's Othello, Gorky's Children of the Sun,James Baldwin's The Amen Corner;Marlowe's Edward II, Pirandello's Liola, Eugene O'Neill's Strange Interlude and Georg Kaiser's From Morning to Midnight. Tori Amos and Samuel Adamson's musical The Light Princess will premiere in October, and there will be a new adaptation of Emil and the Detectives for family audiences at Christmas. (more...)

Starcatcher Productions to Present World Premiere of THE KING'S WHORE at Walkerspace, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

Starcatcher Productions is a new, daring, innovative and commercially provocative theatre company on the New York skyline whose mission is to create new works and produce existing pieces that profoundly move people, challenge deeply-entrenched stereotypes, promote the stories of women, and contextualize the modern day experience through an understanding of the past. (more...)

Ars Nova Now Accepting Applications for Play Group 2014; Deadline 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Director) is now accepting applications for Play Group, a vibrant and eclectic group of emerging writers who gather twice a month at Ars Nova to share new work and get peer feedback. The group offers members the chance to develop their plays with peer support; to be inspired by each other's work; to form collaborative relationships; and to build a strong sense of community within Ars Nova. All emerging playwrights are eligible for membership. If selected, new members will be invited to join for a period of two years beginning in January of 2014. (more...)

Starcatcher Productions Opens World Premiere of THE KING'S WHORE at Walkerspace Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Starcatcher Productions is a new, daring, innovative and commercially provocative theatre company on the New York skyline whose mission is to create new works and produce existing pieces that profoundly move people, challenge deeply-entrenched stereotypes, promote the stories of women, and contextualize the modern day experience through an understanding of the past. (more...)

Jessica Dickey's ROW AFTER ROW, Catherine Trieschmann's THE MOST DESERVING & More Set for Women's Project Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Women's Project Theater, the 36-year-old non-profit company dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, will present its 2013-2014 season of new plays at New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street, January 15 to May 4, Julie Crosby, Producing Artistic Director announced. (more...)

Page 73 Productions Announces 26 Semi-Finalists For 2014 Development Programs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

Page 73 Productions - the Off-Broadway company dedicated to producing and developing works by early-career playwrights -- has announced 26 semi-finalists for their 2014 development programs. Page 73's slate of individually-tailored developmental programs for early-career playwrights includes the P73 Playwriting Fellowship, the Interstate 73 writers group, and the Summer Residency at Yale University. (more...)