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Electra - 1930 - Broadway


New Yorker Theatre

(New York, NY)
254 W. 54th St.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2020
This summer's scheduled productions of Euripides' Helen and Electra took on a cinematic twist, becoming accessible not only through NYC outdoor and indoor stages but to the world, using innovative ideas that combine theater and filmmaking in a totally pioneering style, as seen in the festival videos. American Thymele Theatre and Telephilms USA founder Stephen Diacrussi explains how a vision became reality, surpassing his initial expectations for a virtual festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020
American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, presents two live, online readings of Alma, winner of the 2019 Blue Ink Playwriting Award, written by Benjamin Benne and directed by Ana Velazquez as part of 'The Room' series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020
Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski and Managing Director Lou Castelli, along with Pittsburgh Public Theater's Board of Trustees, are committed to using the current pause in in-person programming in the wake of Covid-19 as an opportunity to imagine and secure a bright artistic future for the organization.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 29, 2020
Round House Theatre, in association with McCarter Theatre Center, announces additional details for The Work of Adrienne Kennedy: Inspiration & Influence, a four-week festival highlighting the award-winning playwright.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020
Extreme cult worship disguised as a London theatre company sets the stage for the new original dramatic horror series, DOCTOR THEATRE. Releasing on from distributor Filmhub, the 6-episode season premieres on October 29, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2020
Center Theatre Group has announced the immediate launch of their newest venue, the Digital Stage, currently housing its ever-expanding library of education, community outreach and Art Goes On videos. Center Theatre Group has welcomed Casey Nicholaw, Phylicia Rashad and Paula Vogel, as its latest Associate Artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 16, 2020
Casting is announced for the multicamera, virtually produced reading of Luis Alfaro's 'Electricidad,' the first play in 'The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro' which is presented as part of the Live from the KDT series on Center Theatre Group's Digital Stage in partnership with The Getty.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2020
The premiere of the multicamera, virtually produced reading of Luis Alfaro's 'Electricidad,' has moved to November 22, 2020 at 5 p.m. Pacific. The modern adaptation of a Greek classic is part of the 'The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro' which is presented on Center Theatre Group's Digital Stage in partnership with The Getty.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2020
Helen Mirren has revealed that she does not believe Shakespeare should be taught in schools.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2020
The multicamera, virtually produced reading of Luis Alfaro's “Mojada” premieres Friday, November 20 and “Electricidad” premieres Sunday, November 22, both at 5 p.m. Pacific. Along with “Oedipus El Rey,” these modern adaptations of Greek tragedies complete “The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro” which is presented on Center Theatre Group's Digital Stage in partnership with The Getty.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 18, 2020
Neon Gold/Atlantic recording artist MARINA has announced today’s premiere of her new single. “Man’s World” is available now at all DSPs and streaming services.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 13, 2020
Pop sensation Kim Petras has teamed up with Madison Beer and K/DA, the global virtual pop supergroup featuring Ahri, Kai’Sa, Evelynn, and Akali from League of Legends, to release the animated concept video for their alluringly sinister track “Villain.”  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Nicole Rosky - May 27, 2021
Today (May 27) in live streaming: Meet the Top 5 High Schoolers of Next On Stage, it's Game Night on Stars in the House, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Laila Robins will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. Ms Robins replaces the previously announced Kate Burton, who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen actress Olympia Dukakis has died at age 89.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2021
Carmen Dolores, figura maior do teatro em Portugal, deixou-nos, aos 96 anos de idade. O seu nome está ligado ao Teatro da Trindade de forma indelével e o seu contributo para a história do teatro em Portugal ficará registado para a posteridade.
by Peter Nason - Mar 18, 2021
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 91 greatest Sondheim songs. See if your favorites made the cut! What's at #1?
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Mar 14, 2021
Shakespeare Theatre Company manages to hit all these marks in a way that’s thoughtful, engaging, and a fun experience for both the participants and the viewers.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2021
In addition to her stage work, Trien appeared in several television and film roles including Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: the TV Show; Pootie Tang; Gossip Girl; Hello Lonesome; Deception; The Drop; Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll; Gotham; Murphy Brown; High Maintenance; and Bull.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
DREAMSTAGE was launched last August by by CEO Thomas Hesse (former President of Sony Music for Global Digital Business and U.S. Sales/Distribution), CTO Scott Chasin (serial entrepreneur with a track record of successfully founding and growing startups, including ProtectWise and MX Logic), and Artistic Director Jan Vogler (internationally known cellist and director of the Dresden Music Festival).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
Sasha Velour's theatrical drag spectacular “Smoke & Mirrors” is reborn and hitting the road again in 2022! It is announced today that the acclaimed one-queen show will return to Europe and the UK with 36 dates in 33 cities from January to March 2022, after its initial 17-city UK/EU run in 2020 was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces that Kiran Landa will make her Stratford East debut and star in EXTINCT, a new one woman play written by April De Angelis and directed by Kirsty Housley.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021
Uproar Theatrics, a new digital theatrical licensing company, has been created to transform how regional, school, stock, and amateur groups license plays and musicals.  Uproar Theatrics is expanding the theatrical pipeline to bring thrilling, fresh theatre to creators and audiences across America.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 18, 2020
Today, the Board of Directors of San Francisco Pride announced additional entertainment and special guests participating in the official Pride 50 online celebration taking place Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2020
Today, the Board of Directors of San Francisco Pride announced the first wave of entertainers participating in the official Pride 50 online celebration. The weekend-long tribute to LGBTQ+ luminaries and queer solidarity will be hosted by some of San Francisco's most iconic drag queens and activists, including Honey Mahogany, Per Sia and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
With a mission to create, produce, and promote extraordinary theatre by women and all under-represented genders, WTF has produced 24 mainstage shows, 43 Fringe-style productions, and over 125 staged readings.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
The Downtown Urban Arts Festival will enter The Twilight Zone with the premiere of genre play- and screenwriter, Rollin Jewett's latest play, THE BIG DREAM, JUNE 23 @ 7:00 p.m. at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand St, NYC.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Stephen Spinella.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020
In anticipation of reopening its doors and resuming mainstage performances, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the updated 2021 seasons of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Washington National Opera (WNO) along with the new seasons of theater, ballet and dance, and Performances for Young Audiences.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 22, 2020
Today (July 22) in live streaming:Brian Stokes Mitchell and Joe Benincasa visit Backstage Live, Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal reunite on Stars in the House and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2020
Off-Broadway's 62-seat Playroom Theater, who's tagline is 'Caution, Artists at Work,' was forced to close on June 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 15, 2020
Today (July 15) in live streaming: Freestyle Love Supreme visits Backstage Live, Chris Jackson chats with The Chaos Twins, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features The Circle in the Square Theatre! Learn about the Circle in the Square Theatre School, the 2019 Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, the show that was most recently set to be performed in the theatre, American Buffalo, and much more!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2021
The Greek National Opera has announced its 2021 lineup, a tribute programme to the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821, which is made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2021
Sir James MacMillan today launches a major initiative aimed at putting Scotland centre stage in the world of composition. As a composer with global acclaim, Cumnock will become a centre of excellence in the learning and teaching of composition, not limited to Scotland but for teachers and composers across the world.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 15, 2021
Today (January 15) in live streaming: Adam Pascal in concert, Blue Ridge ​by Abby Rosebrock, and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 12, 2021
Emotional and heartfelt moments abound in the brand-new season of LONG ISLAND MEDIUM: THERE IN SPIRIT, premiering on discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service on February 5.
by Matt Wolf - Feb 9, 2021
Since 2019, the fast-rising director Tinuke Craig has fielded various iterations of her first-ever musical, The Color Purple, which was acclaimed in performance at Leicester's Curve Theatre and the Birmingham Hippodrome. That same show is returning this month for a streamed concert version starring T'Shan Williams as Celie.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 4, 2021
Neon Gold/Atlantic recording artist MARINA has announced today’s premiere of “Man’s World Empress Of Remix (Feat. Pabllo Vittar),” available now at all DSPs and streaming services.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 16, 2021
The Wick Theatre presents their newest schedule of shows featuring nationally-acclaimed artists. All Dinner Cabarets and Concerts are socially-distant and follow all COVID-19 protocols.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 28, 2020
Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams this Tuesday, December 29th at 7:15 pm ET, as we start the New Year Celebration Early with hosts Scott Barbarino & Liberace (David Maiocco) 
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2020
ENTERPRISE 25 is a social media holiday project counting down the days until December 25th  through filmed vignettes featuring dozens of emerging young, diverse, and queer NYC artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2020
Celebrated choreographer/director/writer David Gordona??s first new screen work in over two decades, The Philadelphia Matter - 1972/2020, premieres Thursday, September 10, the opening day of the 2020 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 26, 2020
Gibson Brands--the iconic American instrument maker--has partnered with Orion Pictures on the new film Bill & Ted Face the Music as the official guitar brand of the movie. The film finds the duo--now middle-aged best friends who have yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny--as they head out for a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2020
This year the Staten Island Museum marks the centennial of the 19th Constitutional Amendment with a new exhibition, Women of the Nation Arise! Staten Islanders in the Fight for Women's Right to Vote.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021
American Blues Theater has announced She Writes the Songs, as part of its ongoing music series, “The Garage.” The online event on Friday, April 23 at 7pm Central will feature an evening of music with Artistic Affiliate Liz Chidester.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 14, 2021
The self-penned new album also sees MARINA co-producing six tracks alongside songwriter/producer James Flanigan (Dua Lipa, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hayley Kiyoko) and GRAMMY® Award-nominated producer/multi-instrumentalist Jennifer Decilveo (Andra Day, Bat For Lashes, Hinds).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2021
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Class of 2022 presents its first Greek classic, a synthesis of two timeless works by Euripides: Electra and Orestes.