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Barrow Street Theatre

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2010
Annex Theatre serves up a double-double of piping hot Canadian fringe festival acts with BaronSpieler's The Excursionists: A Matter of Seconds double-billed with Martin Dockery's Wanderlust Sept 23rd-25th and double-billed with Monster Theatre's Freud vs. His Ego Sept 30th-Oct 2nd.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will present the New York premiere of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory in The Public's Martinson Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2010
Hailed by The New York Times as 'the master storyteller' and 'one of the finest solo performers of his generation,' Mike Daisey's extemporaneous monologues skewer, illuminate, and ultimately celebrate our world with equal parts humor and heart. Texas Performing Arts is proud to present Mike Daisey, performing the Texas premiere of his acclaimed monologue, The Last Cargo Cult, September 21-22 at the McCullough Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2010
Annex Theatre serves up a double-double of piping hot Canadian fringe festival acts with BaronSpieler's The Excursionists: A Matter of Seconds double-billed with Martin Dockery's Wanderlust Sept 23rd-25th and double-billed with Monster Theatre's Freud vs. His Ego Sept 30th-Oct 2nd.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2010
Hailed by The New York Times as 'the master storyteller' and 'one of the finest solo performers of his generation,' Mike Daisey's extemporaneous monologues skewer, illuminate, and ultimately celebrate our world with equal parts humor and heart. Texas Performing Arts is proud to present Mike Daisey, performing the Texas premiere of his acclaimed monologue, The Last Cargo Cult, September 21-22 at the McCullough Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2010
Hailed by The New York Times as 'the master storyteller' and 'one of the finest solo performers of his generation,' Mike Daisey's extemporaneous monologues skewer, illuminate, and ultimately celebrate our world with equal parts humor and heart. Texas Performing Arts is proud to present Mike Daisey, performing the Texas premiere of his acclaimed monologue, The Last Cargo Cult, September 21-22 at the McCullough Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces a third run of The Trump Card by Mike Daisey, directed by Isaac Butler. The Trump Card will run from October 25-30, 2016. This new production follows a sold-out workshop run in June and a sold-out run in August, both at Woolly, and concludes a 13-city national whistlestop tour.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes), will begin previews as scheduled for the New York premiere of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS. Previews begin on Tuesday, October 11.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2011
The Public Theater will begin previews on Tuesday, October 11 for the New York premiere of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory. THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS will run through Sunday, November 13 with an official press opening on Monday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Single tickets, priced at $75-$85, are on sale now at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2010
BARRING THE UNFORESEEN, Mike Daisey's terrifying new monologue about ghost stories and why we tell them, will play a special, limited engagement the week of Halloween. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, the show begins performances at IRT on Tuesday, October 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2010
BARRING THE UNFORESEEN, Mike Daisey's terrifying new monologue about ghost stories and why we tell them, will play a special, limited engagement the week of Halloween. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, the show begins performances at IRT on Tuesday, October 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces a third run of The Trump Card by Mike Daisey, directed by Isaac Butler. The Trump Card will run from October 25-30, 2016. This new production follows a sold-out workshop run in June and a sold-out run in August, both at Woolly, and concludes a 13-city national whistlestop tour.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012
Tonight, October 22 at 9:30 PM, Mike Daisey will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater to debut new monologues in the first of a series of monthly premieres through March 2013. Each month, Daisey will bring a new, groundbreaking monologue to Joe's Pub for a one-night-only engagement. In October, Daisey will premiere AMERICAN UTOPIAS. Tickets are $20 reserved / $25 premium and go on sale today, http://joespub.com/.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2010
BARRING THE UNFORESEEN, Mike Daisey's terrifying new monologue about ghost stories and why we tell them, will play a special, limited engagement the week of Halloween. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, the show begins performances at IRT on Tuesday, October 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011
The Public Theater just opened THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory in The Public's Martinson Theater. THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS continues through Sunday, November 13.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2010
BARRING THE UNFORESEEN, Mike Daisey's terrifying new monologue about ghost stories and why we tell them, will play a special, limited engagement the week of Halloween. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, the show begins performances at IRT on Tuesday, October 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011
The Public Theater will begin previews on Tuesday, October 11 for the New York premiere of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory. THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS will run through Sunday, November 13 with an official press opening on Monday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Single tickets, priced at $75-$85, are on sale now at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012
On Monday, October 22 at 9:30 PM, Mike Daisey will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater to debut new monologues in the first of a series of monthly premieres through March 2013. Each month, Daisey will bring a new, groundbreaking monologue to Joe's Pub for a one-night-only engagement. In October, Daisey will premiere AMERICAN UTOPIAS. Tickets are $20 reserved / $25 premium and go on sale today, http://joespub.com/.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will present the New York premiere of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory in The Public's Martinson Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012
On February 25, 2012, A Red Orchid Theatre announced the one-night only Chicago premiere of Mike Daisey's monologue The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs (TAESJ) to be performed by AROT Ensemble Member Lance Baker on March 5, 2012. Inspired by the enthusiasm of that sold-out house, A Red Orchid Theatre will offer a second showing. On Monday, March 12, 2012 at 8PM, Lance Baker will share this monologue with Chicago for a second time.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012
On Monday, February 20, 2012, Mike Daisey announced that his smash hit monologue The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs (TAESJ) would be made available to the public as an "open-source, royalty-free" work, downloadable from his website and available to be adapted and performed by "anyone, anytime, anywhere." Five days following the announcement, A Red Orchid Theatre is proud to announce the Chicago Premiere of Daisey's piece in a one-night-only benefit performance featuring AROT Ensemble Member Lance Baker on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 8:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2010
WaterTower Theatre (WTT) is proud to announce that it will produce the Regional Premiere of Ken Davenport's My First Time as a part of the 2010 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2012
Mike Daisey adressed the issue of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS fabrications on his website. He apologized for going against the rules that he set for himself about staying true to the facts in his work.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues its 31st Season by welcoming back critically acclaimed storyteller Mike Daisey with his new show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, directed by New York powerhouse Jean-Michele Gregory.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010
WaterTower Theatre (WTT) is proud to announce that it will produce the Regional Premiere of Ken Davenport's My First Time as a part of the 2010 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012
On February 25, 2012, A Red Orchid Theatre announced the one-night only Chicago premiere of Mike Daisey's monologue The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs (TAESJ) to be performed by AROT Ensemble Member Lance Baker on March 5, 2012. Inspired by the enthusiasm of that sold-out house, A Red Orchid Theatre will offer a second showing. On Monday, March 12, 2012 at 8PM, Lance Baker will share this monologue with Chicago for a second time.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010
The Fugitive Kind (Michael Page, Artistic Director, Laura Caufield & Susan Molloy, Producers), in association with the Barrow Street Theatre, Burton T. Frey Jr., and Heather Levine, will present a new solo show, Gay Blues, by Matthew Cleaver for three performances only: July 2nd & 3rd at 10:00 p.m. and July 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015
The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), one of the most acclaimed new play developmental programs in the country, announces its 18th season with an extraordinary program of playwrights, new play workshops and special performance events from August 2 through 9, 2015 in Ojai, California.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012
Leigh Silverman, Carolyn Cantor, Jean-Michele Gregory and Cape Cod Theatre Project's Artistic Director Hal Brooks will be developing new plays this summer with The Cape Cod Theatre Project.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2010
The Fugitive Kind (Michael Page, Artistic Director, Laura Caufield & Susan Molloy, Producers), in association with the Barrow Street Theatre, Burton T. Frey Jr., and Heather Levine, will present a new solo show, Gay Blues, by Matthew Cleaver for three performances only: July 2nd & 3rd at 10:00 p.m. and July 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street)
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 12, 2019
Today's subject Mike Daisey is probably best known here in the DC area for his many magnificent monologues that he has performed at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. These appearances include The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, How Theater Failed America, and The Trump Card. He is currently living his theatre life at Arena Stage where he is performing his epic A People's History as part of Capital Fringe's Curated Series. The show runs through July 21st.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014
California Shakespeare Theater announced today that it will present the world premiere of The Great Tragedies: Mike Daisey Takes on Shakespeare, October 2 through October 12 at the Bruns Amphitheater.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, in association with The Andy Warhol Museum's 2012 performance series, Off the Wall, presents Mike Daisey's The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs at the Byham Theater on January 21, 2012, at 8 p.m., as part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012
The Public Theater welcome back Mike Daisey's critically acclaimed THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS on Tuesday, January 31 for an extended run in the Martinson Theater. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, the return engagement of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS will run an additional five weeks to March 4. Tickets, priced at $75-$85, are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2012
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, in association with The Andy Warhol Museum's 2012 performance series, Off the Wall, presents Mike Daisey's The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs at the Byham Theater on January 21, 2012, at 8 p.m., as part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010
WaterTower Theatre (WTT) is proud to announce that it will produce the Regional Premiere of Ken Davenport's My First Time as a part of the 2010 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012
The Public Theater welcome back Mike Daisey's critically acclaimed THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS on Tuesday, January 31 for an extended run in the Martinson Theater. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, the return engagement of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS will run an additional five weeks to March 4. Tickets, priced at $75-$85, are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2011
Upholding its annual resolution to present provocative new plays by the Bay, Berkeley Repertory Theatre begins the new year by dishing up a pair of daring shows.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues Season 30, the 2009-10 Season, with a four-week run of The Last Cargo Cult, the newest monologue created and performed by acclaimed monologist Mike Daisey (If You See Something Say Something, How Theater Failed America), directed by Jean-Michele Gregory. (The Last Cargo Cult recently opened at The Public Theater in New York and plays there through December 13).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013
Geva Theatre Center's 2013 Fielding Nextstage Season kicks off with The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, written by Mike Daisey. Directed by Mark Cuddy and performed by Remi Sandri, the production begins performances on January 24 and runs in the Fielding Nextstage through February 10.
by BWW Photo Special - Jan 10, 2011
Upholding its annual resolution to present provocative new plays by the Bay, Berkeley Repertory Theatre begins the new year by dishing up a pair of daring shows. The New York Times heralded Mike Daisey as 'the master storyteller' and 'one of the finest solo performers of his generation.' His monologues, 15 and counting, have been seen across the country and around the globe. Now Daisey returns to Berkeley Rep for an incredible doubleheader: The Last Cargo Cult and The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012
On Monday, February 20, 2012, Mike Daisey announced that his smash hit monologue The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs (TAESJ) would be made available to the public as an "open-source, royalty-free" work, downloadable from his website and available to be adapted and performed by "anyone, anytime, anywhere." Five days following the announcement, A Red Orchid Theatre is proud to announce the Chicago Premiere of Daisey's piece in a one-night-only benefit performance featuring AROT Ensemble Member Lance Baker on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 8:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012
Monologist Mike Daisey will make his critically acclaimed one man show THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS available free of charge, without royalty, under an open license to anyone who wishes to perform or adapt the work in any way around the world. Beginning Tuesday, February 21st a transcript of the monologue will be available for download on Daisey's website, http://mikedaisey.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2012
Monologist Mike Daisey will make his critically acclaimed one man show THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS available free of charge, without royalty, under an open license to anyone who wishes to perform or adapt the work in any way around the world. Beginning Tuesday, February 21st a transcript of the monologue will be available for download on Daisey's website, http://mikedaisey.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012
Due to extraordinary demand, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that it will extend the critically acclaimed THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS a final two weeks through Sunday, March 18.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues its 31st Season by welcoming back critically acclaimed storyteller Mike Daisey with his new show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, directed by New York powerhouse Jean-Michele Gregory.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2011
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, in association with The Andy Warhol Museum's 2012 performance series, Off the Wall, presents Mike Daisey's The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs at the Byham Theater on January 21, 2012, at 8 p.m., as part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2010
Upholding its annual resolution to present provocative new plays by the Bay, Berkeley Repertory Theatre begins the new year by dishing up a pair of daring shows.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011
Due to extraordinary demand, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that Mike Daisey's critically acclaimed THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS will return in January for an additional five week run in the Martinson Theater. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS began previews at The Public on October 11, officially opened on October 17, and was originally scheduled to close on November 13. It was extended an additional three weeks to December 4. The return engagement will run January 31 to March 4, 2012. Tickets, priced at $75-$85, are on sale now. Public Theater Member tickets are $40. Tickets can be purchased at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues its 31st Season by welcoming back critically acclaimed storyteller Mike Daisey with his new show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, directed by New York powerhouse Jean-Michele Gregory. The show closes April 10.