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McGinn-Cazale Theatre (New York, NY)
2162 Broadway (4th Floor)

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes, with one intermission

Mondays: 7:30pm
Tuesdays: 7:30pm
Wednesdays: 7:30pm
Thursdays: 7:30pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 3:00pm and 8:00pm

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DEAR ELIZABETH tells a tale of unconventional friendship and intimacy that spanned thirty years and more than 400 letters, with postmarks from Maine to Key West, from London to South America.


Stories On Stage Presents DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Stories on Stage presents 'Dear Elizabeth' on Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.at The Nomad Playhouse, 1410 Quince Ave., Boulder, CO 80304 and again on Sunday, October 14 at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204. Single tickets are $15-$28 and available online at www.storiesonstage.org or by calling 303-494-0523. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting For THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Photo Flash: Northern Stage Presents Tony Nominated Drama OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl Named 2018-19 Ingram New Works Fellow at Nashville Repertory Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2018

Acclaimed playwright Sarah Ruhl - who twice has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for drama, a Tony Award nominee and the recipient of a MacArthur 'Genius' Grant - has been named as the 2018-19 Ingram New Works Playwriting Fellow at Nashville Repertory Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, which begins previews on Thursday, September 6 and runs through Sunday, October 21. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949 beginning August 12, 2018. Subscription tickets are available now.  (more...)

Sarah Ruhl & Mary-Louise Parker To Appear At The Strand's Book Room On 9.20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Prize winning author and playwright, Sarah Ruhl, will be celebrating the release of her new book, LETTERS FROM MAX, in a special discussion with Tony award-winning actress, Mary-Louise Parker at The Strand's Book Room (more...)

Northern Stage Among First Regional Theaters In Country To Present Broadway Hit OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

Soho Rep Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Soho Rep. announces its 2018-2019 season, with two world premieres that demonstrate the small but flexible space's 'indispensible' (New York Magazine) presence as 'a 70-seat house filled with big ideas' (Hilton Als, The New Yorker). Through singular and irreverent stylistic approaches, Kate Tarker's Thunderbodies,directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (October 16-November 18, 2018), and Christopher Chen's Passage, directed by Saheem Ali (April 23-May 26, 2019),interrogate the staggering ramifications of U.S and global imperialism. (more...)

Photo Flash: Northern Stage Presents Broadway Hit OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 26, 2018
by - Oct 26, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST Opens Tonight at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

WP Theater, by special arrangement with Segal NYC Productions, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against, written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Seminar, NBC's 'Smash'), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Dry Land, Empathitrax). (more...)

Amanda Seyfried and More to Take Part in Colt Coeur & WP Theater's PARITY PLAYS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Colt Coeur and WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater) announce casting for the fourth annual Parity Plays Festival reading series, celebrating the work of female and trans playwrights and directors. (more...)

TRICK OR TREAT, Starring Gordon Clapp, Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of TRICK OR TREAT, written by Jack Neary and directed by Carol Dunne. Produced by Northern Stage, TRICK OR TREAT begins performances on Saturday, January 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 24. Press Opening is Sunday, January 20 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM; and Sunday at 2 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 - $70 ($25 - $49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for ANNIE, Now Extended at Skylight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The full cast, creative team and orchestra for the upcoming holiday production of Annie at Skylight Music Theatre was announced today by Skylight Artistic Director Ray Jivoff. (more...)

New Play BARE STAGE Sets World Premiere In Boston
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Announcing the world premiere of bare stage, a new play by award-winning Boston Playwright Michael Walker (Absolutely Dead, Dancing in the Garden). bare stage gives voice to the challenges and difficulties all participants face in a play with nudity, while calling into question the issues of censorship, artistic freedom, body-shaming, exploitation and simple morality surrounding the writing, production and performance of plays with nudity. bare stage seeks to answer the critical question - "When is nudity essential to the play, and when is it exploitation and a distraction?" (more...)

MARY PAGE MARLOWE Announces Complete Casting, Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced complete casting for the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center Announces Lineup For 17th Annual Artists' Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

McCarter is proud to welcome a group of esteemed and emerging playwrights and theater artists to Princeton for the Sallie B. Goodman Artists' Retreat. The annual Retreat in June is a centerpiece of McCarter's LAB, a platform and creative incubator devoted to ongoing theatrical development and artist cultivation. The 2018 Retreat will take place from June 6 - June 13. (more...)

The little OPERA theatre of ny In Collaboration With New Vintage Baroque Presents The New York City Premiere Of Johann Adolph Hasse's PIRAMO E TISBE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY), in collaboration with New York based period ensemble New Vintage Baroque,presents the New York City Premiere of Piramo e Tisbe at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC, from March 22-25, 2018, with performances on Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/35006. Based upon the story of Pyramus and Thisbe from Ovid's Metamorphoses with a libretto by Marco Coltellini, Piramo e Tisbe is byJohann Adolph Hasse, a pivotal opera composer of the 18th Century celebrated for his sweet and tender melodies. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Presents THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

New Repertory Theatre presents The Bakelite Masterpiece, March 17-April 8, 2018 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $37-$67 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents CRY IT OUT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, opens the 41st Season with CRY IT OUT, by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Marc Masterson. (more...)

The Comrades Announce 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The Comrades are excited to announce their third season, with all performances taking place at the Greenhouse Theater Center located at 2257 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago, where they are a resident company. (more...)

The Tank Announces COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Meghan Finn, Artistic Directors) present the world premiere of COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN, a new devised play directed by Alex Randrup and created in collaboration with Siena Zoe Allen, Emily Auciello, Samantha Clark, and Bonita Jackson. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Announces Final Casting For A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced final casting for A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, which begins previews on Thursday, September 6 and runs through Sunday, October 21. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949 beginning August 12, 2018. Subscription tickets are available now. Press night of this first show of Berkeley Rep's 50th anniversary season will be on Thursday, September 13. (more...)

BARE STAGE World Premiere Opens 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of bare stage, a new work by award-winning Boston Playwright Michael Walker, to run February 9-March 2, 2019 at Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts (539 Tremont Street, Boston 02116). bare stage is directed by A. Nora Long, and features IRNE Award nominee Ashley Risteen as Kate,' Allie Meek-Carufel as Rachel , and Kevin Cirone as 'Parker', the rising star playwright playwright/director, who clashes with the actors around the issues of nudity in his production. Tickets available now at https://www.bostontheatrescene.com/season/bare-stage/ or by calling 617.426.5000. (more...)

Yale Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere Of FIELD GUIDE Created By Rude Mechs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of FIELD GUIDE created by Rude Mechs, inspired by the novel The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky, January 26 February 17, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 1. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Becky Ann Baker, Adam Pally and More to Star in CARDINAL at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of GREG PIERCE's play, Cardinal, directed by KATE WHORISKEY. (more...)

Theatre NOVA Presents THE HOW AND THE WHY By Sarah Treem This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents the Michigan premiere of "The How and the Why" by Sarah Treem. (more...)

Stephen Spinella Will Lead Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika. (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announced for Virginia Woolf's ORLANDO At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

In this joyful romance of gender roles and expectations, Orlando the man wakes up, after a particularly wild night in 17th-century Constantinople, to find himself a woman! She abandons herself to three centuries of navigating love, desire, and the world from an entirely different perspective.  Oft described as the most charming love letter in literature - written by Woolf to Vita Sackville-West - Sarah Ruhl brings the novel to life on stage in a grand, epic adventure that transcends time, place, and gender.    (more...)

BWW Review: DEAR ELIZABETH, Gate Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jan 23, 2019

Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, two of America's most brilliant poets, wrote over 800 pages of letters to each other. They were best friends, platonic soulmates who rarely met but exchanged such soulful and heart-wrenching words between each other. (more...)

The Little OPERA Theatre Of New York presents Premiere Of PIRAMO E TISBE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

The little OPERA theatre of ny(LOTNY), in collaboration with New York based period ensemble New Vintage Baroque,presents the New York City Premiere of Piramo e Tisbe at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC, from March 22-25, 2018, with performances on Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/35006. (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Complete Casting And Creative Team For Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar (Ars Nova's Underground Railroad Game), February 6 - March 11, 2018. The play, with which Soho Rep. reopens its longtime Tribeca theater, dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates. Alfie Fuller and Dame-Jasmine Hughes play Anaia and Racine, twin sisters who undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs. (more...)

The Little OPERA Theatre presents The New York City Premiere Of Johann Adolph Hasse's PIRAMO E TISBE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY), in collaboration with New York based period ensemble New Vintage Baroque, presents the New York City Premiere of Piramo e Tisbe at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC, from March 22-25, 2018, with performances on Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm.  Tickets are $35 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/35006.   Based upon the story of Pyramus and Thisbe from Ovid's Metamorphoses with a libretto by Marco Coltellini, Piramo e Tisbe is byJohann Adolph Hasse, a pivotal opera composer of the 18th Century celebrated for his sweet and tender melodies. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. (more...)

Soho Rep. Extends Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS Through March 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar by two weeks, through March 25. In this play, which dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates, twin sisters Anaia (Alfie Fuller) and Racine (Dame-Jasmine Hughes) undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs. (more...)

Soho Rep Adds Second Extension For IS GOD IS, Now Through 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), has extended the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar, a second time, through March 31. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents OLD MONEY By Wendy Wasserstein
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) announces the second staged production of its 2017-18 Winter/Spring Season, Wendy Wasserstein's satire Old Money directed by Karen MacDonald at the Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College, 231 Forest Street in Wellesley, MA. (more...)

Workshop of REFUGE/MAJIA Comes to Portland Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Portland Stage announces a workshop of Bess Welden's Refuge/Malja with Arabic translation by Ali Al Mshakheel and directed by Todd Brian Backus on January 6th at 7pm in the Studio Theater at Portland Stage 25A Forest Avenue. To reserve your free tickets or to get more information visit portlandstage.org or call the box office Tue-Sun 12pm-6pm 207.774.0465. The workshop is generously supported by a joint grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Maine Humanities Council. (more...)

First Casting Announced For DEAR ELIZABETH At The Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The Gate Theatre have announced their next production, Dear Elizabeth, a two-hander by award winning US playwright Sarah Ruhl will be performed by a series of guest actors including Travis Alabanza, Jade Anouka,Tim Crouch, Tamsin Greig and Alex Jennings. (more...)

A Special Dark Week Project Announced at Portland Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

This winter, Portland Stage unveils the Dark Week Project, three staged readings of beloved playwright Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth while the Mainstage is 'dark', a technical term to signify that the theater is in a transition week between regularly scheduled productions. Dear Elizabeth will be performed by a rotating cast of Portland Stage Affiliate Artists and is directed by Todd Brian Backus. (more...)

The Little OPERA Theatre Of ny presents The New York City Premiere of Hasse's PIRAMO E TISBE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY), in collaboration with New York based period ensemble New Vintage Baroque, presents the New York City Premiere of Piramo e Tisbe at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC, from March 22-25, 2018, with performances on Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/35006. (more...)

The Little OPERA Theatre in Collaboration With New Vintage Baroque presents PIRAMO E TISBE - 3/22-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY), in collaboration with New York based period ensemble New Vintage Baroque, presents the New York City Premiere of Piramo e Tisbe at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC, from March 22-25, 2018, with performances on Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/35006. (more...)

The Little OPERA Theatre in Collaboration With New Vintage Baroque presents PIRAMO E TISBE - 3/22-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY), in collaboration with New York based period ensemble New Vintage Baroque, presents the New York City Premiere of Piramo e Tisbe at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC, from March 22-25, 2018, with performances on Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/35006. (more...)

Little OPERA and New Vintage Baroque Present PIRAMO E TISBE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY), in collaboration with New York based period ensemble New Vintage Baroque, presents the New York City Premiere of Piramo e Tisbe at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC, from March 22-25, 2018, with performances on Thursdaythrough Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/35006. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7. (more...)

Northern Stage Welcomes New BOLD Associate Artistic Director And BOLD Gurley Brown Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Northern Stage announces its 2018-19 Season, a season of plays connected by a theme of peace in a turbulent world. The main stage season is sponsored by Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital and begins with a rotating repertory of the 2017 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, Oslo by J.T. Rogers, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth. Inspired by the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords between the Israelis and Palestinians, Oslo is a deeply personal story about the individuals behind an historic peace negotiation and their all-too-human ambitions. (more...)

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Cast & Creative Team Announced At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

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TFANA Announces TFANA Talks In Connection With THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces four TFANA Talks in connection with its new, critically lauded production of William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. These free post-performance discussions take placeat Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District, where The Winter's Tale runs through April 15 (more...)

Tony-Nominee Kathleen Chalfant To Kick-Off 8th Annual Shakespeare Sonnet Slam
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

The 8th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam will be held Friday, April 27th from 1-4pm at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. The Sonnet Slam features 154 readers of all ages performing all 154 of Shakespeare's Sonnets in numerical order.  The event is free to the public. This year, the kickoff Reader for Sonnet #1 will be Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, Showtime's The Affair). (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant, Michael Urie, Dana Ivey & More Perform At Free SHAKESPEARE SONNET SLAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The 8th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam is being held tomorrow, Friday, April 27th from 1-4pm at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. Notable Sonnet readers this year include Michael Urie, Dana Ivey, Brian Soliwoda as C.P. Shakes and Perdita, the pigeon, Peter Francis James, American painter Gerri Davis and Award-winning Orchestrator Michael Starobin. The Sonnet Slam features 154 readers of all ages performing all 154 of Shakespeare's Sonnets in numerical order. The event is free to the public. This year, the kickoff Reader for Sonnet #1 will be Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, Showtime's The Affair). (more...)

Michael Urie & Dana Ivey Added To Free Shakespeare Sonnet Slam In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

The 8th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam being held Friday, April 27th from 1-4pm at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park has added Michael Urie, Dana Ivey and many others to the festivities. The Sonnet Slam features 154 readers of all ages performing all 154 of Shakespeare's Sonnets in numerical order.  The event is free to the public. This year, the kickoff Reader for Sonnet #1 will be Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, Showtime's The Affair). (more...)

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