Nine Parts of Desire

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Culture Project

(New York, NY)
45 Bleecker Street (at Lafayette)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014
Troubled by the news here at home and coming out of the Middle East, Noor Theatre's leadership grappled with how to engage artistically and meaningfully with the world around them. Their programming is a direct response to these questions - questions that they look to their community of artists and audience to help answer.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015
As part of the artist commissioning program New York Voices, Joe's Pub at The Public presents Estuary: an artist/mother story, a new show conceived and written by Jamie Leonhart and directed by Joanna Settle. Estuary's original music is co-written and arranged by Grammy-winner Michael Leonhart. This presentation of Estuary features a live band that includes Saskia Lane, Pauline Kim, Sara Phillips Budde and Katie Scheele. Performances will run Monday through Wednesday, November 1-3 at 7:00PM at Joe's Pub at The Public (425 Lafayette, NYC). Tickets are ($20) available now online, via phone (212.967.7555) or in-person at The Public's Box Office.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017
Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with the regional premiere of Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, a funny and moving new play about the lengths to which we will go for those we love.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016
Artistic Director of Gate Theatre Christopher Haydon today announces the full cast for Jonas Hassen Khemiri's I Call My Brothers, the final production in its Too Close To Home season. Tinuke Craig, former Associate Director at the Gate, returns to direct Nadia Albina,Lanna Joffrey, Jonas Khan and Richard Sumitro in the production which opens on 14 November, with previews from 10 November, running until 3 December.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013-14 Conservatory Awards, which recognizes and honors outstanding alumni of A.C.T.'s award-winning actor training program and pays tribute to donors and organizations who have provided significant support to the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program Scholarship Fund. The third annual Conservatory Awards luncheon raises necessary funding for M.F.A. Program scholarships while celebrating A.C.T.'s accomplishments with award winners and current M.F.A. Program students. The winners of the five awards to be presented are Emmy Award-nominated actor and A.C.T. M.F.A. Program honorary graduate Harry Hamlin, who receives The Edward Hastings Career Achievement Award; actress of stage and screen Heidi Armbruster, who receives The Rising Star Award; actor and Shakespeare Iraq drama teacher Peter Friedrich, who receives the Contribution to the Field Award; Joan W. Sadler, who receive The Benefactor Award; and Wells Fargo, which receives The Champion Award. The star-studded event will take placeMonday, October 28, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. in the Veranda Ballroom at San Francisco's Four Seasons Hotel. Tickets and table sponsorships are now available. For information about the event, visit http://www.act-sf.org/conservatoryawards, or contact Luz Perez, Director of Special Events, at415.439.2470 or lperez@act-sf.org.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Rose Theatre Kingston today announce that Phil Daniels will lead the company in the titular role of Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde on a tour of the UK.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) will, from today, November 12, through Thursday, November 15, accept entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of Noura, from 9 Parts of Desire playwright and actor Heather Raffo and director Joanna Settle. The Washington Post deemed this "epic-feeling, nearly searing portrait of a woman torn between cultures and family" the "best premiere of the Women's Voices Theater Festival" when it made its world premiere in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. Produced in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company, it will be performed at Playwrights Horizons from November 27 to December 30. Playwrights Horizons created Live for Five in 2007 as part of their Arts Access program to reach out to those who may not be able to afford the cost of a full-price theater ticket. Since its inception, over 3,000 theatergoers have been able to attend the theater thanks to the initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017
Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with the regional premiere of Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, a funny and moving new play about the lengths to which we will go for those we love.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017
Artistic Director Conrad Lynch today announces the ensemble for the Theatre by the Lake's Summer Season - the first time the theatre has featured two-companies. They will perform over 5 productions in rep - After the Dance, As You Like It, Miss Julie, Handbagged and Remarkable Invisible - in both the theatre's spaces.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017
Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries today, Monday, March 6, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017
Playwrights Horizons presents the world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), The Profane is currently in previews and opens on April 9 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) for a run through April 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014
COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI has announced the four city national tour of Flannery O'Connor's EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE, created for the stage and directed by Karin Coonrod. EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE will play Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Georgia; Brunswick, Maine; and New York City. Tour begins Thursday, April 10 and continues through Wednesday, April 16.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016
What if all of the white actors in your play quit? AN OCTOROON begins tonight, March 16, 2016; and opens today, March 23, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 54th season with William Shakespeare's intense political drama, Coriolanus. Performances begin July 6 and continue through July 24 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Tickets and subscriptions can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or go online at shakespearenj.org.
by Zac Thriffiley - Jun 18, 2019
Thankfully, the voices of female Muslims have gained prominence over the years, especially in the fields of art and theatre. Several of those voices have come to Dallas in the form of Rohina Malik's one-woman play, UNVEILED.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013
Tickets, now on sale, are priced at $12 ($20 premium seating available with advance purchase) for all shows and may be purchased online at wcs.cultureproject.org, or by calling (866) 811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018
Playwrights Horizons announces additional details of its 2018-19 season, which comprises new works from a broad cross-section of the contemporary American theatre's most exciting writers and artists.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Founder & Artistic Director) dives into the summer with the Women Center Stage 2013 Festival, July 8 - August 3, 2013 at the newly named Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013
Culture Project dives into the summer with the Women Center Stage 2013 Festival, today, July 8 - August 3, 2013 at the newly named Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street). The month long Festival will feature works written, directed and produced entirely by women, including work by Lynn Redgrave (Shakespeare For My Father), Staceyann Chin (Def Poetry Jam on Broadway), Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman, Beauty's Daughter), Lucy Alibar (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Dominique Morriseau (Detroit '67), Leila Buck (In The Crossing), and Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai ('Russell Simmon Presents HBO Def Poetry'), directors Gaye-Taylor Upchurch (Bethany, Harper Regan), Jackson Gay (Collapse) and Nicole A. Watson (2013 Drama League Directing Fellow), poetry composed by Afghan women collected by Guggenheim Fellow Eliza Griswold, and an evening written by girls ages 10-18 from Girl Be Heard, viBe Theater Experience, Urban Word NYC and the Prospect Theater Summer Teen Intensive.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017
Shared Experience today announced its first national tour since Polly Teale's final production of Mermaid in 2015. A major new production of As You Like It directed by Kate Saxon, which opens tonight (11 July) at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, embarks on a five-date tour to Richmond, Oxford, Worthing, Portsmouth and Letchworth in November 2017. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015
Theatrical Outfit continues its "Season of Compassion" with the awe-inspiring regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, which reveals the astonishing personal and professional discoveries awaiting real-life female American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018
Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with the regional premiere of Ironbound by Martyna Majok, a gritty, honest, and at times humorous look at an immigrant experience in America. Performances of Ironbound begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Performance Space on January 21 and run through February 4.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016
The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the 2016 lineup for Polyphone, a "festival of the emerging musical" on the UArts campus in Philadelphia.  Running March 20-27, the 2016 the Polyphone festival produces staged concerts of new musicals and re-imagined canonical works offering professional composers, librettists and directors an opportunity to develop their work among the rich creative community of the Brind School at UArts.  The festival will program five musicals, including both classical and new works, with three performances each.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015
The Belgrade Theatre will host to a new UK tour of Alan Bennett's multi award-winning play The History Boys, which returns in 2015, playing at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre from Tues 3 - Sat 7 Feb.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018
Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Rose Theatre Kingston today announce the full company for Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde adapted for the stage by David Edgar. Joining the previously announced Phil Daniels as Jekyll/Hyde are Rosie Abraham (Lucy/Maid/Singer), Sam Cox (Poole), Polly Frame (Katherine Urquart), Anyebe Godwin (Charles), Ben Jones (Lanyon/Carew), Robin Kingsland (Gabriel John Utterson), Grace Hogg-Robinson (Annie Loder) and Matthew Romain (Enfield/Parson).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017
Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE PROFANE, the world premiere of a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at , Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016
What if all of the white actors in your play quit? AN OCTOROON begins on Wednesday, March 16, 2016; and opens on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018
Phil Daniels will lead the company in the titular role of Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde at the King's Theatre Edinburgh, Tuesday 10 - Saturday 14 April 2018, in this new production, adapted by David Edgar and directed by Kate Saxon.
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 17, 2018
Heather Raffo's play is challenging, but ultimately rewarding.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 14, 2017
Playwrights Horizons will present the world premiere of THE PROFANE, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at, Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015
Theatrical Outfit continues its 'Season of Compassion' with the awe-inspiring regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, which reveals the astonishing personal and professional discoveries awaiting real-life female American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner). Set in 1992 in war-torn Afghanistan, this gripping story centers around a friendship that develops between two Afghan women following a tragedy. While facing insurmountable odds of a brutal and oppressive way of life, the two form an unlikely bond in a heart-rending fight for survival. Directed by Carey Perloff, A Thousand Splendid Suns runs January 17 - March 1, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016
Award-winning Iraqi-American playwright and performer Heather Raffo (9 Parts of Desire) teams up with director Joanna Settle to examine the issue of fractured American identity in this timely re-imagining of Ibsen's iconic A Doll's House.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014
Join us for an evening investigating contemporary Arab American Theatre and for the launch of the new Segal Center journal, Arab Stages, by Editor-in-Chief, Marvin Carlson. 'Towards an Arab American Theatre' will present readings, panels, screenings and a book celebration for free on Monday, December 8.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013
The University of the Arts has appointed Joanna Settle as the new director of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts. Settle, a freelance theater director and educator, will begin her tenure at the university on January 13, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017
As part of the second Women's Voices Theater Festival, Shakespeare Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Noura, a new play written by award-winning playwright and performer Heather Raffo (Nine Parts of Desire). Directed by Joanna Settle and featuring Raffo in the titular role, the play will run at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW) February 6 March 11, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017
Phil Daniels will lead the company in the titular role of Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde at the King's Theatre Edinburgh, Tuesday 10 Saturday 14 April 2018, in this new production, adapted by David Edgar and directed by Kate Saxon.
by Review Roundups - Dec 11, 2018
Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Noura, a new American drama from 9 Parts of Desire playwright and actor Heather Raffo, continuing her longtime collaboration with director Joanna Settle, November 27-December 30, in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013
Fed up with a culture that spends more energy warning girls how to avoid rape instead of teaching boys rape is always wrong, playwright Winter Miller created Rape Aid, an experiment in activism, theater and charity with an all-inclusive post-show dance party. For Rape Aid, a half dozen artists were commissioned to make short pieces (plays, monologues, songs, films) for an evening to incite dialogue on the subject of rape.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013
The Award-Winning Epic Theatre Ensemble, now in their 12th year presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III: Born With Teeth, part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest. The production, directed by Ron Russell, begins previews Off-Broadway on Tuesday, April 16th and opens Saturday, April 20th at 8:00 PM at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The play will run through May 4th.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2012
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) will present Women Center Stage 2012 Festival beginning March 8 and continuing through April 7 at The Living Theatre (21 Clinton Street at East Houston Street). A highlight of the Festival will be Swell, a theatrical adaptation of the graphic novel adapted by Juliacks, Kathleen Amshoff, and the company, having its World Premiere. The production will combine the novel's narrative with sound, video, architecture, and performance art, resulting in a 'spectacular, character-driven reflection of loss.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2012
Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director) today announced that on Saturday April 7th, there will be a wrap party with live music, dancing, and more. Doors open at 9pm.
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2017
Difficult, but welcome discussions about race and representation continue to spread through the theatre landscape. Yesterday, a group of Middle Eastern and Muslim theater artists from Noor Theatre and elsewhere released a letter expressing concern about Playwrights Horizons' current production of Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE. Playwrights Horizons has responded today with a call for public discussion and further collaboration.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013
The Award-Winning Epic Theatre Ensemble, now in their 12th year presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III: Born With Teeth, part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest. The production, directed by Ron Russell, begins previews Off-Broadway tonight, Tuesday, April 16th and opens Saturday, April 20th at 8:00 PM at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The play will run through May 4th.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017
Playwrights Horizons has announced, following critical acclaim and popular demand, a one-week extension for The Profane, the world premiere of a new play by Horton Foote Prize winner Zayd Dohrn (Sick, Reborning) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016
The Public Theater announced today that Stew and Heidi Rodewald will perform live with the on-stage band for THE TOTAL BENT, playing the guitar and bass, respectively. With text by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the team behind the Tony Award-wining musical Passing Strange, which premiered at The Public in 2003, this world premiere musical is directed by Joanna Settle. Performances begin Tuesday, May 10 and continue through Sunday, June 12, with an official press opening on Wednesday, May 25.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014
COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI has announced the four city national tour of Flannery O'Connor's EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE, created for the stage and directed by Karin Coonrod. EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE will play Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Georgia; Brunswick, Maine; and New York City. Tour begins tonight, April 10 and continues through Wednesday, April 16.
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