The Arabian Nights

by Charles Shubow - May 17, 2008
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2005
America's foremost Gilbert & Sullivan repertory ensemble, the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, will present a semi-staged full production of 'The Rose of Persia,' a comic opera written by Basil Hood and Sir Arthur Sullivan, on Sunday, April 3rd (3PM) at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2535 Broadway at 95th Street). Featuring a full orchestra, costumes and choreography, 'The Rose of Persia' is a farcical tale of romance, intrigue and mistaken identities! Staged by Albert Bergeret & Jan Holland, the 29 member-company will be led in principal roles by Laurelyn Watson, David Wannen, Kimberly Deana Bennett, Michael Scott Harris, Stephen O'Brien and Richard Holmes.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2008
The season kicks off with the world premiere of Yellowjackets by Itamar Moses. Followed August Wilson's masterpiece Joe Turner's Come and Gone; Mary Zimmerman's The Arabian Nights; the world premiere of The Vibrator Play by Sarah Ruhl;Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment; and Waters tackles Martin McDonagh again in The Lieutenant of Inishmore. The season concludes with David Henry Hwang's Berkeley Rep debut, Yellow Face.
by Chicago News Desk - Mar 29, 2008
Lookingglass Theatre Company to feature the World Premiere of The Brothers Karamazov, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman; Our Town, directed by Anna D. Shapiro and Jessica Thebus;and The Arabian Nights adapted and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman during its 2008/2009 Season.
by Chicago News Desk - Jun 6, 2008
by Charles Shubow - Jun 30, 2008
Mary Zimmerman's Adaptation of the Classic Tales Delights
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2008
Today Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced that its board of directors has elected two new board members as well as two new board officers. These community leaders will guide the Tony Award-winning theatre as it enters its thrilling 41st season this fall. The leadership of Julie Matlof Kennedy and Oz Erickson will benefit Berkeley Rep for the first time, and this season's new officers include Marge Randolph and Scott Haber. Their guidance will be invaluable in the coming season, which features work by renowned directors Delroy Lindo, Sharon Ott, Les Waters, and Mary Zimmerman, as well as award-winning playwrights Martin McDonagh, Sarah Ruhl, and Berkeley's own Itamar Moses.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2008
Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2008/09 Season with the world premiere of a provocative new play set in Berkeley and written by a Berkeley native: renowned playwright Itamar Moses returns to his hometown with Yellowjackets, a script set just around the corner in the halls of his alma mater.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2008
Tony Taccone, the artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre, announced today that the Tony Award-winning company will conclude its 2008/09 Season with the world premiere of You, Nero, a new comedy written by Amy Freed and directed by Sharon Ott, will rule the Thrust Stage from May 8 through June 21, 2009. Starring Danny Scheie as the preposterous emperor of ancient Rome, You, Nero will be produced in association with South Coast Repertory, where it debuts in January.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2007
MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB will present its annual Winter Benefit, An Intimate Night, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring stage, film and television stars - and MTC alumni - Christine Baranski and Jesse L. Martin. An Intimate Night takes place Monday, January 22, 2007 at the Rainbow Room (30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor).
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 23, 2007
On Monday, January 22nd at the Rainbow Room (30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor), Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Winter Benefit, 'An Intimate Night,' an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring Christine Baranski, Jesse L. Martin and Kate Reinders
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2007
Due to popular demand, Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Brian Kulick, Artistic Director and Jessica R. Jenen, Executive Director, has extended the run of the American premiere of Yasmina Reza's A SPANISH PLAY by an additional two weeks through Sunday, March 4.
by Charles Shubow - Jan 1, 2001
John Logan play becomes the highest grossing non-musical in Arena Stage history
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2006
Jesse L. Martin has been cast as tragic soul singer Marvin Gaye in an upcoming biopic called Sexual Healing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2006
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents John Ellison Conlee, Katie Finneran, Logan Marshall-Green and Denis O'Hare in the co-world premiere (in collaboration with the Old Globe, San Diego, CA) of Greg Kotis's new comedy Pig Farm, directed by John Rando.