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Westbeth Theatre

(New York, NY)
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020
Chickenshed will bring to your screens our passionate, emotive and vibrant production, Globaleyes on Friday 25 September at 7.30pm.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2019
The Goethe-Institut Toronto proudly presents its powerful and thrilling October film series, STRONGER THAN BLOOD, featuring three outstanding and complex German gangster films over the last two decades. DEALER (1999) by Thomas Arslan, CHIKO (2008) by Ozgur Yildirim, and STRONGER THAN BLOOD (2009) by Oliver Kienle. The films will screen at TIFF Bell Lightbox, October 3, 8, and 10, 2019 at 6:30pm.
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 15, 2017
MADONNA today released her long-awaited REBEL HEART TOUR concert film on a variety of formats. REBEL HEART TOUR was recorded around the world and features both live and behind the scenes material, as well as previously unreleased footage culminating with performances at the Sydney Qudos Bank Arena
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 12, 2017
The Brick Theater, Inc. presents FALL 2017 Season at The Brick
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 9, 2019
Obvious Volcano & The Brick Theater, Inc. Presents UNSEX ME HERE: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH. November 8 to 23, 2019, Wednesday to Saturday @ 7pm
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
The Brick Theater, Inc. and Theatre of WAR presents CALL ME FURY: An Anti-Western, running tonight, October 5, through October 21, 2017 at The Brick (579 Metropolitan Ave at Lorimer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019
Title:Point Productions is proud to invite you to Sleeping Car Porters, a new, original play written by Ryan William Downey.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 16, 2018
This Halloween, the Brick Theater presents The Testament of a Josh: A Flesh and Blood Musical, an original rock musical by humor writer Brian Boone (books and lyrics) and composer Julian Mesri, and featuring Maybe Burke (fresh off the acclaimed Red Emma and the Mad Monk), John Amir (Theater for a New Audience's Skin of Our Teeth) and Matt Butterfield (600 Highwaymen).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019
Sebastian Cater has been announced as the new Head of UK Theatre and Workforce Development. He will join the senior management team at UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre from mid-January 2020, taking over the role from Cassie Chadderton.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 5, 2018
Beginning this Saturday, November 10, the HISTORY® channel and Ford F-Series are launching “TRUCK WEEKEND IN AMERICA” – a six-hour prime-time programming event that puts the automaker at the center of original storytelling throughout the weekend. This first-of-its-kind collaboration highlights Ford's truck legacy of toughness, heritage and performance with all new primetime shows premiering this Saturday and Sunday. Ford F-Series is America's best-selling truck for 41 straight years and America's best-selling vehicle for 36 straight years. 'TRUCK WEEKEND IN AMERICA' premieres Saturday, November 10 at 8 PM EST on HISTORY.
by Cindy Sibilsky - Nov 15, 2018
The Enchanted Revolution -- written, directed by and featuring the multifaceted creative enchantress, Charlotte Lily Gaspard for Midnight Radio Show -- is 80 minutes of magic, with a six-person cast creating a modern fairytale for the whole family from another dimension in a basement black box theater located in the heart of the East Village at Theater for the New City.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2017
The Brick Theater, Inc. presents UNTITLED AMERICAN FLAG CRAFT PROJECT by William Burke November 30 to December 13, 2017. In which a rotating roster of 25 unique performers will respectfully dismantle and rearrange and rejuvenate the American flag with scissors, moxie and glue while explaining the unifying and important factors of their favorite beverages. Also with live deconstructed performances of American anthems. Also a potluck. Also a party. Also for everyone.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2018
Immersive and surreal, LETTERS IN THE DIRT places its audience face-to-face with the insightful Aiyana Jones- a seven-year-old girl fatally shot by police in 2010 during a botched raid in Detroit, now a symbol within the Movement for Black Lives. Structured like a game-ritual, the show lands it audience in a mysterious purgatory the night after Aiyana's killing, where they are greeted by a chorus of black children, invited to play a game, and provided objects that were once a part of Aiyana's life. To "play," the audience must use their objects to guide her through her memories to an understanding of her death. Participants learn her favorite playground games, and dream aloud with her about if "we was all free." All while celebrating black imagination and vulnerability, LETTERS IN THE DIRT creates a vibrant, intimate audience experience personal to all who participate.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 17, 2018
Immersive and surreal LETTERS IN THE DIRT places its audience face-to-face with the insightful Aiyana Jones- a seven-year-old girl fatally shot by police in 2010 during a botched raid in Detroit, now a symbol within the Movement for Black Lives. Structured like a game and a ritual, the show lands it audience in a mysterious purgatory the night after Aiyana's killing, where they are greeted by a chorus of black children, invited to play a game, and provided objects that were once a part of Aiyana's life. To 'play,' the audience must use their objects to guide her through her memories to an understanding of her death. Participants learn her favorite playground games, and dream aloud with her about if 'we was all free.' All while celebrating black imagination and vulnerability, LETTERS IN THE DIRT creates a vibrant, intimate audience experience personal to all who participate.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 15, 2021
The video, which stars Eric Shah (Ballet Master Arturo Fernandez, Inland Pacific Ballet) and Jill Bartlett (Amazon's One Mississippi, Disney's Amphibia, Comedy Central's American Body Shop), tries to capture the meaning of the song as well in that sometimes it takes another person to help us see what's wrong with us.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018
Producer Ken Davenport announced today that he has acquired the musical rights to the life of Joy Mangano, best-selling author and one of the most-successful and celebrated product inventors of her time. A creative team will be announced in the future.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 8, 2018
My True Colors Festival (MTCF) is pleased to present its lineup for 2018, including Saturday Church (June 14, 7 PM), a mini musical about a shy 14-year-old-boy struggling with gender identity and religion. He escapes the burden of his new responsibilities as "man of the house" after the death of his father and finds his passion in the process through voguing and the NYC ball scene, with the help of a vibrant transgender community where he is enlisted into Saturday Church, a program for at-risk L.G.B.T.Q. youth.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 8, 2018
Truth is an illusion. Experience is subjective. And proof is in the eye of the beholder. We at The Brick believe only what we feel like believing and likely not even that. All news is fake news. Except for the news that proves my point. Join us for performances and art works full of hot takes, half-truths and exaggerations for you to believe, ignore and distrust at your pleasure.  All spectators will receive ten million dollars.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 16, 2020
Alison Mosshart (The Kills, The Dead Weather) has revealed details of Sound Wheel, her first solo spoken word album and companion piece to her printed collection of paintings, photographs, short stories and poetry, CAR MA.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 30, 2019
Production company 3DaysPrior has announced their participation in The Brick's Shakespeare in the Theater Festival, where they will be presenting a remount of Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, following a sold-out run at The Upstairs Theater at St. Paul's in June. The production will be directed by Rachel B. Karp, and star co-artistic directors Sydney Tennant (the upcoming film a?oeThe Secreta?? opposite Katie Holmes and Josh Lucas) and Ziggy Schulting (currently touring with Hudson Shakespeare Company) as Guildenstern and Rosencrantz, respectively.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 27, 2018
Created in collaboration between Drama Desk award-winning playwright Adam Mathias and Bakerloo Theatre Project Artistic Director William Addis, this stunning, fast-paced, four person adaptation uses Shakespeare's text in a post-modern exploration of the English language's most enigmatic anti-hero. In the instant following his death, Hamlet awakens in a surreal dreamscape and must replay the pivotal moments of his tragedy with the help of his mother, his friend, and his love.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 27, 2018
Join Monsterpiece Theater Collective as it tries to solve Shakespeare's problem play by tearing it down brick by brick. An all female cast takes on Two Gentlemen of Verona, kickin it where it needs to be kicked and lovin it how it should be loved. These 9 warriors set out to confront the poetic words and misogynistic tendencies of the man whose work is constantly referred to as timeless... Is it really? Come see a bunch of girls make Bill Shakes roll over in his grave.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 27, 2018
The Brick Theater presents an indoor Shakespeare festival!  With air conditioning!!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2019
The Bearded Ladies, Philadelphia's experimental cabaret group, has teamed up with Opera Philadelphia, FringeArts, Vox Populi, Hidden City Philadelphia, Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation, and the Mayor's Office of LGBT Affairs to present a one-of-a-kind pop-up bar which will feature nightly performances from some of the world's most renowned cabaret artists, along with cocktails and an inclusive, welcoming environment. "Late Night Snacks" will open on September 7, 2019 at a refitted industrial space at 1316 S. Percy Street, Philadelphia, and feature programming Tuesday to Sunday through September 29, 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2018
Syndrome illustrates the seemingly simple dilemma of a man with Tourette's Syndrome working up the nerve to meet his parents for dinner, and goes on to portray the varied complexity of the Syndrome and its effect upon the person who must live with it.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 30, 2018
Journey into the soul of a woman betrayed by her famed husband, philosopher Karl Marx.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 11, 2019
Monologist Max Silver is jolted from his mundane existence into a schizophrenic Max Headroom style dystopia. An immediate intersection of his parental resentments, his painful breakup, a deficient understanding of American politics, Russian history, artistic manifestos, and every bit of media he's ever consumed result in a hilariously failed journey of self-discovery.
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 11, 2018
Indie country recording artist, Patrick Darrah, will make his country music debut with his first CD release titled NORTHERN TRUTH.* The 10-song compilation (produced by Drew Smith and Kevin Swine Grantt and highlighting select original tunes) comes from Darrah's newly-formed label, Double Darrah Entertainment
by Julie Musbach - Feb 22, 2019
'Me and Lee - The Musical' is the true story of Judyth Vary Baker - a teen science super-star recruited by the U.S. Government during the height of the Cold War in 1962
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 13, 2020
Today, Phony Ppl releases the video for thier single “Fkn Around”, featuring breakout rap star Megan Thee Stallion.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 5, 2017
William Burke wrote a monologue. 20 performers are doing it their way while they respectfully dismantle and rearrange and rejuvenate the American flag with scissors, moxie and glue while explaining the unifying and important factors of their favorite beverages.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2017
In an observation room deep beneath the Capital, a new surveillance program launches to discover threats to the American people. Secret agents hack phones, computers, sex cams, security feeds, and even minds in the name of homeland security. Functioning as a series of pre-recorded episodes as well as a live performance, agents switch between different streams spying on flagged citizens who are struggling with forming their identities amidst a sea of technological, governmental, and societal restrictions.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2017
James and Jerome make hyper-literary live-music storytelling spectacles for the theater. With MUSEUM: Lecture, co-created with media designer Shawn Duan and co-directed by Tony-nominee Rachel Chavkin and Annie Tippe, they turn their attention to visual art, calligraphy, and illuminated manuscripts to create a love letter to the museum experience one that is at once an art lecture, a personal essay, a piece of theater, and a live electronic music composition, all meditated through with the audience. MUSEUM: Lecture is James and Jerome's answer to Susan Sontag's call for an erotics of art.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2017
Enter Claire's brain. A psychic parasite lives there: a hungry ghost, her mother. In order to exorcise this haunt from her brain, femme pathos breaks open on the Brocken at Walpurgis Night: a gay bacchanal where the doctor and Three Lords will surgically remove the pathogen of misplaced femininity - or was it homosexuality - or some other trauma lodged in the depressed body? Claire and her mother un/become each other in the limbo of a dance-theater spectacle attempting to answer the queer eng nue's burning question: 'What is insanity without the patriarchal landscape?'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018
Join Monsterpiece Theater Collective as it tries to solve Shakespeare's problem play by tearing it down brick by brick. An all female cast takes on Two Gentlemen of Verona, kickin it where it needs to be kicked and lovin it how it should be loved. These 9 warriors set out to confront the poetic words and misogynistic tendencies of the man whose work is constantly referred to as timeless... Is it really? Come see a bunch of girls make Bill Shakes roll over in his grave.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 6, 2020
Alison Mosshart (The Kills, The Dead Weather) will be releasing Sound Wheel, her first solo spoken word album as well as it's companion piece of her printed collection of paintings, photographs, short stories and poetry, CAR MA, this coming Friday, August 7th on Third Man. To celebrate the release, Mosshart will be releasing a new self-produced video for a select few tracks on the spoken word album throughout the week, full premiere schedule below + view the videos HERE.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2020
The first live, in-person public professional theater production on the West Coast since Covid struck earlier this year will take place September 11-October 4, 2020 when actress and playwright Lisa Ramirez performs a world-premiere adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s THE WASTE LAND at Oakland Theater Project.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 4, 2020
Alison Mosshart (The Kills, The Dead Weather) will be releasing Sound Wheel, her first solo spoken word album as well as it's companion piece of her printed collection of paintings, photographs, short stories and poetry, CAR MA, this coming Friday, August 7th on Third Man.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017
The Brick Theater, Inc. and Theatre of WAR will present CALL ME FURY: An Anti-Western, running October 5-21, 2017 at The Brick (579 Metropolitan Ave at Lorimer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017
JULIET & ROMEO, will receive its New York premiere in the 2017 Shakespeare in the Theater Festival at the Brick Theater in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2019
The Bearded Ladies, Opera Philadelphia, and FringeArts are pleased to announce the full line-up of performers for the 'Late Night Snacks,' the one-of-a-kind pop-up cabaret bar created in partnership with Vox Populi, Hidden City Philadelphia, Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation, and the Mayor's Office of LGBT Affairs The inclusive, welcoming environment will open on September 7, 2019 at a refitted industrial space at 1316 S. Percy Street, Philadelphia, and feature programming Tuesday to Sunday through September 29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018
Created in collaboration between Drama Desk award-winning playwright Adam Mathias and Bakerloo Theatre Project Artistic Director William Addis, this stunning, fast-paced, four person adaptation uses Shakespeare's text in a post-modern exploration of the English language's most enigmatic anti-hero. In the instant following his death, Hamlet awakens in a surreal dreamscape and must replay the pivotal moments of his tragedy with the help of his mother, his friend, and his love.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
Join Monsterpiece Theater Collective as it tries to solve Shakespeare's problem play by tearing it down brick by brick. An all female cast takes on Two Gentlemen of Verona, kickin it where it needs to be kicked and lovin it how it should be loved. These 9 warriors set out to confront the poetic words and misogynistic tendencies of the man whose work is constantly referred to as timeless... Is it really? Come see a bunch of girls make Bill Shakes roll over in his grave.
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 16, 2017
To celebrate the Material Girl's birthday, MADONNA today announced that pre-orders for her REBEL HEART TOUR concert film will start from today.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 1, 2019
Production company 3DaysPrior has announced their participation in The Brick's Shakespeare in the Theater Festival, where they will be presenting a remount of Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, following a sold-out run at The Upstairs Theater at St. Paul's in June.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2018
Winter days are drifting away to 'summer nights' at Music Mountain Theatre with the opening of the Broadway classic, Grease, beginning April 6!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2018
Written and directed by Matthew Freeman (writer of the acclaimed The Listeners and That Which Isn't), The Hollow is an evening of expressionist short plays that, in Freeman's inimitable style, dive into landscape of our vast interior lives.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2018
The Brick is located at 579 Metropolitan Avenue (between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on the L & G subway lines (L: Lorimer stop; G: Metropolitan stop). For more detailed directions, & further information, visit www.bricktheater.com.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2018
The event will feature a free performance by EK Theater of Niobe, a video game puppetry piece that uses the first-person shooter Halo: Reach to show how Niobe is punished by the gods for her arrogance in this story from Ovid's Metamorphoses, followed by a panel discussion about real world violence and its relationship to video games.