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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009
Academy Award nominated director Spike Lee, the award winning Culture Project, Steve Colman and Jayson Jackson in association with The Public Theater present County of Kings. Written and performed by Lemon Andersen (Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam), and directed by Elise Thoron, County of Kings begins performances Tuesday, September 29 for a six week limited engagement at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2011
The Tricycle Theatre has established a unique reputation for presenting plays that reflect the cultural diversity of its community, in particular by Black, Irish, Jewish, Asian and South African writers, as well as for responding to contemporary issues and events with its ground-breaking 'tribunal plays' and political work.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2009
Academy Award nominated director Spike Lee, the award winning Culture Project, Steve Colman and Jayson Jackson in association with The Public Theater present County of Kings. Written and performed by Lemon Andersen (Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam), and directed by Elise Thoron, County of Kings begins performances Tuesday, September 29 for a six week limited engagement at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2010
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of Imagining Heschel, a new play by Colin Greer, directed by Larry Moss, who was last represented Off-Broadway by his acclaimed production of Syringa Tree. The two-character play will feature actors Richard Dreyfuss and Rinde Eckert. Performances begin at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC) on Thursday, November 4th, 2010, and continue through Sunday, November 28th, 2010, for 20 performances only. An official opening night is set for Monday, November 8, 2010.
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2011
According to a report from Deadline.com, CBS has bought a comedy penned by actor Aasif Mandavi.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011
Nicolas Kent will direct A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing, with Steven Crossley (Andrey Botvinnik) and Myriam Cyr (Joan Honeyman) reprising their roles from the Northern Stage, Vermont production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011
Nicolas Kent will direct A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing, with Steven Crossley (Andrey Botvinnik) and Myriam Cyr (Joan Honeyman) reprising their roles from the Northern Stage, Vermont production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2009
Academy Award nominated director Spike Lee, the award winning Culture Project, Steve Colman and Jayson Jackson in association with The Public Theater is presenting County of Kings. Written and performed by Lemon Andersen (Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam), and directed by Elise Thoron, County of Kings will open tonight, October 12 at The Public Theater. The show has been in previews since September 29 and will run for a six week limited engagement.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2010
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of Imagining Heschel, a new play by Colin Greer, directed by Larry Moss, who was last represented Off-Broadway by his acclaimed production of Syringa Tree. The two-character play will feature actors Richard Dreyfuss and Rinde Eckert. Performances begin at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC) on Thursday, November 4th, 2010, and continue through Sunday, November 28th, 2010, for 20 performances only. An official opening night is set for Monday, November 8, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2010
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of Imagining Heschel, a new play by Colin Greer, directed by Larry Moss, who was last represented Off-Broadway by his acclaimed production of Syringa Tree. The two-character play will feature actors Richard Dreyfuss and Rinde Eckert. Performances begin at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC) on Thursday, November 4th, 2010, and continue through Sunday, November 28th, 2010, for 20 performances only. An official opening night is set for Monday, November 8, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2010
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of Imagining Heschel, a new play by Colin Greer, directed by Larry Moss, who was last represented Off-Broadway by his acclaimed production of Syringa Tree. The two-character play will feature actors Richard Dreyfuss and Rinde Eckert. Performances begin at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC) on Thursday, November 4th, 2010, and continue through Sunday, November 28th, 2010, for 20 performances only. An official opening night is set for Monday, November 8, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2010
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) in association with and at NYU Skirball Center will begin previews Wednesday, December 1 for the acclaimed Tricycle Theatre Company's THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011
TimeLine Theatre Company has announced the addition of nine new Associate Artists - Will Allan, William Brown, Aaron Carter, Andrew Carter, John Culbert, Mildred Marie Langford, Mechelle Moe, Ann Wakefield and Alex Weisman.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2010
The Culture Project's IMAGINING HESCHEL, running now through November 28 at Cherry Lane Theater, has decided to cancel the opening night for its production, which began peformances on November 4. Allan Buchman, the founder and director of the Culture Project, decided the production would most likely not fare well under the critical eye, fearing that negative or mixed reviews would prevent the production from expanding regionally. Reports also indicate that rewrites to the play and changes to rehearsal schedules were still being managed late last week.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011
The Tricycle Theatre has established a unique reputation for presenting plays that reflect the cultural diversity of its community, in particular by Black, Irish, Jewish, Asian and South African writers, as well as for responding to contemporary issues and events with its ground-breaking 'tribunal plays' and political work.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011
'I cannot recount a time when a critic decided that seeing a play was ‘a necessity of life' said Culture Project's Allan Buchman, but that is exactly what Finton O'Toole suggested in the Irish Times regarding James X. Gerard Mannix Flynn's play is a searing indictment of neglect; both of the individual and of the institutions whose responsibility is to protect and inspire its citizens. Directed by Gabriel Byrne, James X begins performances on December 6th, and opens on Friday, December 9th at 7:30pm at 45 Bleecker Street. Produced by Gabriel Byrne, Liam Neeson and Culture Project, James X, a Farcry Production, features Gerard Mannix Flynn, who also starred in the production when it premiered in Dublin in 2009.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011
Culture Project's Women Center Stage will present the New York premiere of MoLoRa, the stunning Farber Foundry production based on the ancient Oresteia Trilogy, adapted and directed by Yael Farber.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2009
Culture Project has announced that 'Blueprint for Accountability,' a thought-provoking new monthly series that gathers the world's foremost political experts and today's most visionary artists in a series combining the best of investigative journalism with the best of the performing arts, will launch Sunday, May 31, 2009, at 7:00pm at The Times Center with its inaugural presentation, 'Working the Dark Side.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2010
Nicolas Kent, the award-winning artistic director of London's acclaimed Tricycle Theatre, directs a new version of A Walk in the Woods, Lee Blessing's Pulitzer-nominated play about nuclear negotiations, at Northern Stage in White River Junction, VT. For the first time, with the playwright's input, the play will feature a woman portraying the American negotiator.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2010
Nicolas Kent, the award-winning artistic director of London's acclaimed Tricycle Theatre, directs a new version of A Walk in the Woods, Lee Blessing's Pulitzer-nominated play about nuclear negotiations, at Northern Stage in White River Junction, VT. For the first time, with the playwright's input, the play will feature a woman portraying the American negotiator.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2010
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) announced today (on the actual date of Robert Schumann's 200th birthday) that it will present a very special New York performance celebrating the 200th birthday of composer Robert Schumann with a special performance of Twin Spirits, an intimate theatrical event devised and directed for the stage by Tony Award-winner John Caird, and featuring Sting, Trudie Styler and Joshua Bell, among other artists, on Thursday, June 30, 7:30 p.m, at The Allen Room at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center on Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011
Culture Project's Women Center Stage will present the New York premiere of MoLoRa, the stunning Farber Foundry production based on the ancient Oresteia Trilogy, adapted and directed by Yael Farber.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2010
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) announced today (on the actual date of Robert Schumann's 200th birthday) that it will present a very special New York performance celebrating the 200th birthday of composer Robert Schumann with a special performance of Twin Spirits, an intimate theatrical event devised and directed for the stage by Tony Award-winner John Caird, and featuring Sting, Trudie Styler and Joshua Bell, among other artists, on Thursday, June 30, 7:30 p.m, at The Allen Room at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center on Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011
Culture Project's Women Center Stage will present the New York premiere of MoLoRa, the stunning Farber Foundry production based on the ancient Oresteia Trilogy, adapted and directed by Yael Farber.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2010
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) announced today that David Strathairn will narrate Twin Spirits, a very special New York performance celebrating the 200th birthday of composer Robert Schumann.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2011
Nicolas Kent will direct A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing, with Steven Crossley (Andrey Botvinnik) and Myriam Cyr (Joan Honeyman) reprising their roles from the Northern Stage, Vermont production.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011
Culture Project's Women Center Stage will present the New York premiere of MoLoRa, the stunning Farber Foundry production based on the ancient Oresteia Trilogy, adapted and directed by Yael Farber.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011
This week, New York's premiere home for socially-conscious theatre, Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director), celebrates its fifteenth year of presenting groundbreaking, engaging and essential theatre.
by Peter James Zielinski - Jul 1, 2010
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) presented Twin Spirits, a special New York performance celebrating the 200th birthday of composer Robert Schumann, last night, June 30. The event was broadcast LIVE on SIRIUS XM Pops - satellite radio's home for Classical's Greatest Hits. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the event.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010
Nicolas Kent will direct the World Premiere of Frank McGuinness' Greta Garbo Came to Donegal which runs from 7 January to the 20 February, with press night on 11January 2010. Design is by Robert Jones with lighting by Matthew Eagland and sound by Tom Lishman.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010
Nicolas Kent will direct the World Premiere of Frank McGuinness' Greta Garbo Came to Donegal which runs from 7 January to the 20 February, with press night on 11January 2010. Design is by Robert Jones with lighting by Matthew Eagland and sound by Tom Lishman.
by Chicago News Desk - Jan 3, 2009
TimeLine Theatre Company announces the world premiere of Not Enough Air by Masha Obolensky. The play, directed by Nick Bowling, runs January 24 through March 22, 2009 (previews January 21 through January 23) at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2009
TimeLine Theatre Company announces the world premiere of Not Enough Air by Masha Obolensky. The play, directed by Nick Bowling, runs through March 22, 2009 at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. To purchase tickets, visit timelinetheatre.com or call 773.281.TIME (8463).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011
After it's highly successful staging in NYC in June 2010, Allan Buchman has announced the West Coast debut of Twin Spirits on Tuesday, February 15th at the Mark Taper Forum at the Music Center of Los Angeles County. Presented by Culture Project, Sting and Trudie Styler will reprise their roles as classical composer Robert and his wife, pianist Clara Schumann; reading the couple's poignant letters with accompaniment from a six-member ensemble of classical musicians. A portion of the evening's proceeds will be used to support the ongoing work of Culture Project, the Royal Opera House and Mustardseed Arts Trust.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2010
The World Premiere of Frank McGuinness' Greta Garbo Came to Donegal will play its final performance on 20 February.
by Chicago News Desk - Feb 2, 2009
This world premiere drama follows famed journalist-turned-playwright Sophie Treadwell as she is drawn into the real-life tragedy of Ruth Snyder?s famous 1928 murder trial. Treadwell is haunted by Ruth?s story and finds herself compelled to bring it to the stage in the form of her landmark play Machinal, acclaimed as one of the highpoints of expressionist theater on the American stage.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2011
After it's highly successful staging in NYC in June 2010, Allan Buchman has announced the West Coast debut of Twin Spirits on Tuesday, February 15th at the Mark Taper Forum at the Music Center of Los Angeles County. Presented by Culture Project, Sting and Trudie Styler will reprise their roles as classical composer Robert and his wife, pianist Clara Schumann; reading the couple's poignant letters with accompaniment from a six-member ensemble of classical musicians. A portion of the evening's proceeds will be used to support the ongoing work of Culture Project, the Royal Opera House and Mustardseed Arts Trust.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2007
Acclaimed theatre stars Kathleen Chalfant and Laila Robins will star in a reading of Kristof Bathory's Garbo's Last Walk at the Arthur Seelan Theatre (250 W. 40th St.), located below the Drama Book Shop, on March 5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009
Nicolas Kent will direct the World Premiere of Frank McGuinness' Greta Garbo Came to Donegal which runs from 7 January to the 20 February, with press night on 11January 2010. Design is by Robert Jones with lighting by Matthew Eagland and sound by Tom Lishman.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011
Gerard Mannix Flynn's James X is a searing indictment of neglect; both of the individual and of the institutions whose responsibility is to protect and inspire its citizens.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2007
Culture Project has announced complete casting for its World Premiere of George Packer's new play Betrayed, directed by Pippin Parker. Performances begin on Friday, January 25 at Culture Project's SoHo theater (55 Mercer Street). Opening Night is set for February 5, 2008.
by Chicago News Desk - Dec 14, 2008
TimeLine Theatre Company announces the world premiere of Not Enough Air by Masha Obolensky. The play, directed by Nick Bowling, runs January 24 through March 22, 2009 (previews January 21 through January 23) at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2010
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) in association with and at NYU Skirball Center will begin previews Wednesday, December 1 for the acclaimed Tricycle Theatre Company's THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2006
Tony Award nominee Kathleen Chalfant will star as Miss Havisham in the world premiere stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, presented by TheatreworksUSA and running from November 8th through December 3rd
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2011
According to Deadline.com, Obie winer Aasif Mandvi is set to write a book of semi-autoiographical essays. As descried by Deadline: 'topics include a young Indian boy's dream of becoming The Fonz, and what it's like for a Muslim child to move from Mumbai with his family to US in search of the American dream.'