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Ambassador Theatre (New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.


Photo Flash: First Look at Karen Ziemba, Alison Fraser and More in HEARTBREAK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The limited Off-Broadway engagement for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House will open Sunday September 9th.at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only. Check out photos of the ensemble in action below! (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Kicks off the 2017-18 Season with WIDOWERS' HOUSES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The Washington Stage Guild will begin its 32nd season with Widowers' Houses, the first play written by George Bernard Shaw as he set out to shake up the British theatre. Published in 1893, the comedy is still amazingly topical in 2017, and especially in a gentrifying city like Washington. (more...)

The Washington Stage Guild Announces its 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Washington Stage Guild, a fixture on the DC theatre scene since 1986, announces a season of plays that confront us with the perils and pitfalls of refusing to accept the truth, and of questioning, rather than accepting, the facts in front of us. In an era when scientific research is dismissed and statistics are ignored in favor of preferred alternatives, the Stage Guild will take a look at the consequences of that phenomenon in four productions at the Undercroft Theatre in downtown DC. From undisclosed financial dealings in the 1890s, to idealistic hopes and memories during the holidays, and from wartime disappointments, to opposition to social progress, the refusal to face facts and the effect on those who do will take center stage. (more...)

SAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club will produce a new Broadway production of Saint Joan, written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, Proof), starring three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll's House, Part 2, 'Billions'). (more...)

TINY ISLAND, 'DISCORD' and More Set for Washington Stage Guild's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Washington Stage Guild announces its 30th Season of our distinctive repertory, an array of eloquent plays of idea and argument, passion and wit-smart theatre for a smart town! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH Part One
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 23, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) continued its season on October 22nd with Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 1). (more...)

Cady Huffman, Lauren Molina, and More Lead Project Shaw's BACK TO METHUSELAH (PART 2)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group announces the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw. The season will continue on November 19th with Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 2). (more...)

Project Shaw Announces The Cast For Shaw's BACK TO METHUSELAH (Part 1)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).The season will continue on October 22nd with Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 1). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH (PART TWO)
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 20, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group presented Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 2) on November 19. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos below! (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Presents World Premiere of ALL SAVE ONE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

The Washington Stage Guild presents the world premiere of All Save One by area playwright Greg Jones Ellis. Set in Hollywood 1950, this witty comedy-drama reveals what goes on behind closed doors when a world-famous writer, his actress wife and his longtime "secretary" arrive from England, only to have their comfortable household disrupted by the arrival of a handsome young priest and a film producer with a secret of his own. Add a malicious young blackmailer, and this glimpse into how Hollywood dealt with private lives is by turns darkly funny and emotionally powerful. All Save One opens Thursday, Nov. 15 and runs through Sunday, December 9. NOTE: There is no performance on Thanksgiving (Nov. 22), but there is an added matinee performance on Friday, Nov. 23 at 2:30 pm. Press opening performance will be on Sunday, November 19 at 2:30 pm. (more...)

WSG Presents the World Premiere Of ALL SAVE ONE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

The Washington Stage Guild presents the world premiere of All Save One by area playwright Greg Jones Ellis. Set in Hollywood 1950, this witty comedy-drama reveals what goes on behind closed doors when a world-famous writer, his actress wife and his longtime 'secretary' arrive from England, only to have their comfortable household disrupted by the arrival of a handsome young priest and a film producer with a secret of his own. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Revives its Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild starts its 'Pearl Anniversary' season with a remount of one of America's favorite holiday stories in It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. It's Christmas Eve, 1946, and we are the studio audience for a local radio station as its cast of voice actors and one very busy sound effects man broadcast the beloved tale of George Bailey and his encounter with Clarence, his guardian angel. This 'radio play-within-a-play' re-imagines the familiar movie as it would have been heard in homes all over America in the late 40s, when just such a broadcast took place. Playwright (more...)

Jim Brochu, Scarlett Strallen & More to Star in Project Shaw's BUOYANT BILLIONS
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) today announced that Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, Jon Weber, Aaron Weinstein, Lauren Worsham, and Karen Ziemba would join the next presentation of Project Shaw. The 13th season continued on April 30th with SHAW SONGS, a festive cabaret evening of songs that George Bernard Shaw played, sang, and enjoyed (1856-1950). Marcia Milgrom Dodge directs with Paul Staroba serving as Musical Director. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Wheelhouse Theater Company's Revival of Kurt Vonnegut's HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Wheelhouse Theater Company and its Founding Members, Matt Harrington, David Kenner, Michael Schantz, and Jeffrey Wise, announced that the company will stage Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s rarely produced HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE April 7 - April 28, 2018 at the Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street in Manhattan. The play offers up dynamic and often hilarious insight into a capitalist society's attempts to make socio-cultural progress in a world often polarized by its moral and political outrage…or lack thereof. Jeffrey Wise will direct the production that will run through Saturday, April 28th The official opening is set for Saturday, April 14th at 7PM. For more information, visit http://www.wheelhouse.theater (more...)

BWW Review: BACK TO METHUSELAH Completes Its Journey
by Hannah Menchhoff - Mar 27, 2017

Back to Methuselah: AS FAR AS THOUGHT CAN REACH leads you through a philosophical discussion through some familiar characters. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild to Close 30th Season with 'BACK TO METHUSELAH'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Washington Stage Guild will celebrate the end of its 30th Anniversary Season with Back to Methuselah: As Far As Thought Can Reach, the final episode in its multi-year presentation of George Bernard Shaw's visionary cycle of plays about humanity's destiny. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Washington Stage Guild's Captivating BACK TO METHUSELAH
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 2, 2015

Washington Stage Guild's production prudently balances the science fiction nature of Shaw's work with the greater philosophical discussions his plays' raise regarding the consistent need for humanity to keep developing. (more...)

Photo Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS Starring Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) today announced that Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, Jon Weber, Aaron Weinstein, Lauren Worsham, and Karen Ziemba would join the next presentation of Project Shaw. The 13th season will continue on April 30th with SHAW SONGS, a festive cabaret evening of songs that George Bernard Shaw played, sang, and enjoyed (1856-1950). Marcia Milgrom Dodge directs with Paul Staroba serving as Musical Director. (more...)

Chris Coleman Directs Final Production At The Armory, Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The clash between a daughter's philanthropic idealism and her father's hard-headed capitalism is at the heart of George Bernard Shaw's witty and timely classic Major Barbara, which begins preview performances at The Armory on April 14, opens on April 20, and runs through May 13 on the U.S. Bank Main Stage. (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company to Stage Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s HAPPY BIRTHDAY WANDA JUNE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Wheelhouse Theater Company and its Founding Members, Matt Harrington, David Kenner, Michael Schantz, and Jeffrey Wise, announced today that the company will stage Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s rarely produced HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE April 7 - April 28, 2018 at the Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tour of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Graeme Brookes and Tim Treloar will play Croker and Roat respectively in Frederick Knott's thriller, WAIT UNTIL DARK. They join the previously announced Jack Ellis as Mike, Karina Jones as Susy and Oliver Mellor as Sam Henderson. Shannon Rewcroft and Thomas McCarron complete the cast as Gloria and Policeman. (more...)

Julie Halston, Jayne Houdyshell, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Line Up for Project Shaw's SUPER SHAW WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group continues its 12th Season when it presents its 124th concert presentation, a special evening offering scenes and monologues from some of Shaw's greatest works. (more...)

Mara Davi, Robert Creighton, Robert Cuccioli and More to Star in CHICAGO for Shaw Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group announces the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents SUPER SHAW WOMEN
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 18, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group just presented its 124th concert presentation, a special evening offering scenes and monologues from some of Shaw's greatest works. (more...)

Alison Cimmet, Jayne Houdyshell, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Set for SUPER SHAW WOMEN; Cast Updated!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group today announced updated casting for its 124th concert presentation, a special evening offering scenes and monologues from some of Shaw's greatest works. (more...)

Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 12, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in London's West End at the Palace Theatre, where it will open on July 30. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornily lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, as part of a company of 42 talented actors. Scroll down to meet the entire cast, check out photos and video footage! (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Presents GULF DRIVE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2019

The Washington Stage Guild presents the third and final play in Arlene Hutton's romantic trilogy portraying married life in the mid-20th Century. Gulf View Drive explores the lives of Raleigh and May Brummett, who met by chance during World War II, married in haste and faced the challenges of finding their own way. It is now 1953 and Raleigh's published stories have gained success. But success brings new challenges as both mothers-in-law and a sister descend on the couple. Along the way, each adjusts to the meaning of family life in his or her own way and faces an America beginning to confront its racial divide. The play opens on Thursday, January 17 and will run through Sunday, February 10, 2019. Press performance will be on Sunday, January 20 at 2:30 pm. A special talkback with playwright Arlene Hutton is scheduled immediately following this performance. (more...)

Nikki M. James, Simon Jones and More to Star in THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the first presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Concludes the Romantic Saga of WWII Newlyweds with GULF VIEW DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

The Washington Stage Guild presents the third and final play in Arlene Hutton's romantic trilogy portraying married life in the mid-20th Century. Gulf View Drive explores the lives of Raleigh and May Brummett, who met by chance during World War II, married in haste and faced the challenges of finding their own way. (more...)

Santino Fontana Joins Starry One Night Only PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group today announces that Santino Fontana joins the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).  (more...)

The Washington Stage Guild presents Area Premiere Of SEE ROCK CITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Washington Stage Guild offers a warm and touching tale of young love with the Washington area premiere of See Rock City by Arlene Hutton. It is the height of World War II, and Raleigh and May, the young couple from last season's uplifting hit Last Train to Nibroc, have returned home to Kentucky to figure out their lives. Their two very different mothers have plenty of ideas for them, but the war's progression affects them all, and leads to a heartwarming, bittersweet conclusion. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 23, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) presents the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

BWW Review: Washington Stage Guild sequel SEE ROCK CITY
by Roger Catlin - Jan 23, 2018

Washington Stage Guild had a hit last year with the 1940s Americana romance 'Last Train to Nibroc,' so it's natural to want to stage the sequel by Arlene Hutton featuring the same pair of actors as the appealing couple, Lexi Langs and Wood Van Meter. (more...)

All Aboard The Washington Stage Guild's LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Washington Stage Guild continues its 30th anniversary season with a pearl of a romantic comedy, Arlene Hutton's charming LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC. On the train carrying F. Scott Fitzgerald's and Nathaniel West's coffins across the country, a young couple, each returning home from unexpected disappointment, begins a journey to life together that takes several detours, in this WWII-era story of thwarted dreams that lead to unexpected opportunities.  (more...)

Blair Brown, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Star in PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Bedlam Returns With George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Underground Railway Theater is proud to present Bedlam's Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. Bedlam's Pygmalion runs from January 31 - March 3, 2019 and is directed by Bedlam Artistic Director Eric Tucker. The press performance is Monday, February 4 at 7:30PM. (more...)

BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II to Begin Previews at Washington Stage Guild, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

The Washington Stage Guild continues its Season of Love and/or Marriage with the next installment of a three-year dramatic extravaganza that culminates in the company's 30th anniversary, February 19 -March 15, 2015. (more...)

BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II Begins Previews at Washington Stage Guild Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

The Washington Stage Guild continues its Season of Love and/or Marriage with the next installment of a three-year dramatic extravaganza that culminates in the company's 30th anniversary, tonight, February 19 -March 15, 2015. (more...)

BWW Review: Washington Stage Guild vs. Critics in ST. NICHOLAS
by Roger Catlin - Feb 1, 2016

I was all ready and looking forward to the final installment of Back to Methuselah, the George Bernard Shaw epic that the Washington Stage Guild has been staging in chapters since 2014. But building the future, or more precisely, 'as far as thought can reach' proved too costly for the venerable D.C. group this year, so they put it off until next year, switching it with next season's planned revival of St.' Nicholas. (more...)

Stage Guild Starts the New Year with IN PRAISE OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild continues its 29th season with IN PRAISE OF LOVE by Terence Rattigan The Washington Stage Guild continues its 2014-15 Season of Love and/or Marriage with a long-overdue revival of Terence Rattigan's witty and moving IN PRAISE OF LOVE. (more...)

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW Announces The 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE ABSENCE OF WAR at Sheffield Theatres!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Headlong, Sheffield Theatres and Rose Theatre Kingston today announce the full cast for their co-production of David Hare's The Absence of War. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Revives its Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild starts its 'Pearl Anniversary' season with a remount of one of America's favorite holiday stories in It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. It's Christmas Eve, 1946, and we are the studio audience for a local radio station as its cast of voice actors and one very busy sound effects man broadcast the beloved tale of George Bailey and his encounter with Clarence, his guardian angel. This 'radio play-within-a-play' re-imagines the familiar movie as it would have been heard in homes all over America in the late 40s, when just such a broadcast took place. Playwright (more...)

Photo Flash: Judy Gold, Robert Cuccioli, Mara Davi and More Star in Gingold Theatrical Group's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group presents Chicago, the basis of the long running Broadway musical. Written in 1926 by Maurine Dallas Watkins, Chicago is best known today as the inspiration for the 1975 stage musical Chicago. (more...)

David Garrison, A.J. Shively, and More Lead Project Shaw's THE NEW WORD & O'FLAHERTY V.C.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY and More Set for Washington Stage Guild's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild announces the 2016-2017 season of our distinctive repertory, an array of eloquent plays of idea and argument, passion and wit-smart theatre for a smart town! (more...)

HEARTBREAK HOUSE Starring Alison Fraser and More Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group announces that performances will begin this evening for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House, at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only.  Opening Night for this limited Off-Broadway engagement is set for Sunday September 9th. (more...)

Cast Announced for Alan Ayckbourn's HOUSE and GARDEN at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the cast of Alan Ayckbourn's duo of comedies, House and Garden, two major productions at the heart of the theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations. (more...)

Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney, Lisa O'Hare, Tony Roach, Don Stephenson, Lenny Wolpe And More Will Star In Project Shaw's THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).  (more...)

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