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by Julie Musbach - Sep 30, 2019
Hundo4U Productions has announced its two-night engagement of Eric Bogosian's POUNDING NAILS IN THE FLOOR WITH MY FOREHEAD, a modern classic from New York's underground scene that will be making its Chicago premiere in this production. 
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 26, 2014
Variations Theatre Group's critically acclaimed production of Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO will conclude its limited engagement tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's. Barry's jousts with his unseen callers-ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal-are interspersed with confrontations by his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014
Variations Theatre Group presents Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO, opening tonight, September 16th, at The Chain Theatre.
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 15, 2014
Variations Theatre Group is currently presenting Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO. Opening Night is tomorrow, September 16th at the Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's. Barry's jousts with his unseen callers-ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal-are interspersed with confrontations by his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014
Variations Theatre Group will present Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO beginning tonight, September 12th, with the Opening Night set for Tuesday, September 16th at The Chain Theatre.
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 12, 2014
Variations Theatre Group will present Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO beginning tonight, September 12th, with the Opening Night set for next Tuesday, September 16th at The Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's. Barry's jousts with his unseen callers-ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal-are interspersed with confrontations by his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer.
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 12, 2013
Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Managing Director Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, announced today that tickets are now available for 100 (Monologues) written by and featuring Eric Bogosian. For each performance, Bogosian will select a "playlist" nightly to read/perform from his new book of the same title at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street), Labyrinth Theater Company's home in New York City's West Village.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 7, 2013
Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Managing Director Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, announced today that 100 (Monologues), written by and featuring Eric Bogosian, will play an additional five shows at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street) Labyrinth Theater Company's home in New York City's West Village. Originally slated to end its run on Saturday, October 19,100 (Monologues) will now close on Friday, October 25, 2013.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 2, 2015
To benefit their 2016 return to their East Village home, Performance Space 122 (PS122) and Executive Producer Anson Mount bring together widely acclaimed playwright Eric Bogosian and director Jo Bonney, along with their close friends, for two-nights of hand-selected, intimate performances from Bogosian's 100 Monologues series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Sex Plays by Eric Bogosian, the author of the Pulitzer Prize-finalist, Talk Radio. One of America's premier performers and most innovative and provocative artists, Bogosian offers his two newest plays in this single volume: Skunkweed and 1 + 1.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 15, 2013
In this week's New York Times Arts Blog 'In Performance' video, Obie Award-winning playwright Eric Bogosian performs an excerpt from his show "100 (Monologues)," a collection of scenes from his popular one-man shows from the 1980s and '90s. Check it out here!
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 5, 2015
On November 16 & 17, Performance Space 122 (PS122) is presenting two special nights of Eric Bogosian's 100 Monologues series to benefit PS122's move next year back into their home in the East Village.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010
The Firehouse Theatre Project proudly announces the final show of its 2009-10 season, Eric Bogosian's 'Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll', running April 15-May 8.
by Gabrielle Sierra - May 27, 2010
Shakespeare on the Sound, Connecticut's premier outdoor summer theater company presenting free Shakespeare in the park, today announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Othello, under the direction of Joanna Settle.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 23, 2017
Eric Bogosian's stunning and massively successful 1994 exploration of American urban and suburban life as it exists out of the mainstream is being staged at The Wiggle Room from June 2-18 (see various times below) as part of this year's 2017 St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival. Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead answers the questions on everyone's lips, "How did we get here?!" The show's collection of monologues is performed by stand-up comics and Montreal Burlesque artists.
by Nicole Rosky - May 23, 2014
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) just announced the publication of 100 (monologues) by Eric Bogosian. The book is a collection of Bogosian's acclaimed monologues, which were originally performed as part of his six Off-Broadway solo shows that premiered between 1980 and 2000. To check out videos of the monologues, a performed by Jessica Hecht, Sebastian Stan, Sam Rockwell, Michael Shannon and more, visit: http://100monologues.com/
by James T Harding - May 2, 2012
The New Group presents the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, Dennis Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated April 5 - May 26 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). The official Opening Night was Monday, April 30 at 7:00 PM. Check out the after-party photos below featuing Meryle Streep and all the cast.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of 100 (monologues) by Eric Bogosian. The book is a collection of Bogosian's acclaimed monologues, which were originally performed as part of his six Off-Broadway solo shows that premiered between 1980 and 2000.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017
Monkeyshines Productions presents Pounding Nails in the Floor with my Forehead, written by Eric Bogosian and directed by Karl Knox, playing the 2017 St. Ambroise Montreal Festival at The Wiggle Room, June 2-18.
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 9, 2011
Stephen Sondheim (Sweeny Todd, Company, Into the Woods) and John Weidman's (Pacific Overtures) Assassins opened Off-Broadway in 1990, and a new revival script was produced on Broadway in 2004 winning five Tony Awards. Now, Trustus Theatre is bringing the award-winning revival of Assassins to the Capital City with an unprecedented cast and crew in tow. Assassins will begin knocking audiences dead on March 25th at 8:00pm on the Trustus Main Stage, and the production will run through April 16th, 2011.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 29, 2010
The Firehouse Theatre Project proudly announces the final show of its 2009-10 season, Eric Bogosian's 'Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll', running April 15-May 8.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011
Stephen Sondheim (Sweeny Todd, Company, Into the Woods) and John Weidman's (Pacific Overtures) Assassins opened Off-Broadway in 1990, and a new revival script was produced on Broadway in 2004 winning five Tony Awards. Now, Trustus Theatre is bringing the award-winning revival of Assassins to the Capital City with an unprecedented cast and crew in tow. Assassins will begin knocking audiences dead on March 25th at 8:00pm on the Trustus Main Stage, and the production will run through April 16th, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2010
n the mid-90's Trustus Theatre presented a unique entertainment option: a one-woman show which tackled issues of personal identity and race through an expose' of almost 30 characters during the Crown Heights riots; all played by Columbia favorite Jocelyn Sanders. Now, in its 25th Anniversary Season Trustus is bringing this blistering piece back to their intimate 50-seat Trustus Black Box Theatre for another inimitable night of Columbia theatre. Anna Deveare's Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities opens to the public in the Trustus Black Box on Thursday, March 11th at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010
n the mid-90's Trustus Theatre presented a unique entertainment option: a one-woman show which tackled issues of personal identity and race through an expose' of almost 30 characters during the Crown Heights riots; all played by Columbia favorite Jocelyn Sanders. Now, in its 25th Anniversary Season Trustus is bringing this blistering piece back to their intimate 50-seat Trustus Black Box Theatre for another inimitable night of Columbia theatre. Anna Deveare's Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities opens to the public in the Trustus Black Box on Thursday, March 11th at 7:30pm.
by Harmony Wheeler - Mar 19, 2012
The New Group presents the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Deema Aitken, Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, Dennis Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated April 5 - May 26 at The New Group at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Official Opening Night is set for Monday, April 30 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010
n the mid-90's Trustus Theatre presented a unique entertainment option: a one-woman show which tackled issues of personal identity and race through an expose' of almost 30 characters during the Crown Heights riots; all played by Columbia favorite Jocelyn Sanders. Now, in its 25th Anniversary Season Trustus is bringing this blistering piece back to their intimate 50-seat Trustus Black Box Theatre for another inimitable night of Columbia theatre. Anna Deveare's Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities opens to the public in the Trustus Black Box on Thursday, March 11th at 7:30pm.
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 27, 2012
Producers Carole Black and Pat Mitchell announced today that EMOTIONAL CREATURE, the new play written by Tony Award®-winning playwright, performer, activist, and The Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler, will get a New York premiere this fall.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 20, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly announces the productions slated for its 2011-2012 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2010
Shakespeare on the Sound, Connecticut's premier outdoor summer theater company presenting free Shakespeare in the park, today announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Othello, under the direction of Joanna Settle.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 19, 2011
According to the Boston Globe, Tony nominee Lily Rabe will star in the New Group premiere of her father, David Rabe's new play- An Early History of Fire. The off-Broadway production will be directed by Jo Bonney and will run in thir 2011-12 season.
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 18, 2013
Theatre Planners presents Greeks 6 - Trojans 5, a world premiere comedy with music written by Chuck Faerber, directed by Rick Kuhlman, similar in style and spirit to 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' but whackier, involving Greek soldiers embedded in the fabled Trojan Horse. Although set in the ancient world, Greeks 6 - Trojans 5 is a hilarious, eccentric, and irreverent send-up of modern warfare, technology, and mores (yes - mores!). The play previews Saturday, August 10th at 8pm. Runs: August 11 - September 8. Saturdays at 8pm. Sunday Matinees at 3pm. Buy Tix/info: www.plays411.com or (323) 960-7774. Whitefire Theatre 13500 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks 91423.
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 30, 2014
Kirby Productions presents the New York premiere of RED ANGEL by playwright Eric Bogosian ('Talk Radio,' 'subUrbia') directed by Feliziano Flores with performances beginning February 27 at Theatre Row's Studio Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2010
Trustus Theatre is reviving one of its most popular and moving Late Night shows, as Steve Harley returns to star in Eric Bogosian's Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead. This intensely stirring one-man show opens its doors to Columbia at the intimate Trustus Black Box space on Thursday, January 28 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015
The Midnight Company will present an Encore Performance of Eric Bogosian's SEX, DRUGS, ROCK & ROLL January 2-4, 2015 at Herbie's Vintage 72, featuring Joe Hanrahan and directed by Rachel Tibbetts, with shows in the New Year Today, January 2 and Saturday, January 3 at 8pm, and Sunday January 4 at 7pm.
by Jessica Lewis - Jan 18, 2011
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced that STEPHANIE J. BLOCK, DANIEL BREAKER, KIMBERLY HÉBERT GREGORY, KEVIN ISOLA and KAREN OLIVO will star in the world premiere comedy, BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, the new play by Lynn Nottage, directed by Jo Bonney. BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK is Ms. Nottage's first play to be produced in New York since she won the Pulitzer Prize for Ruined in 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016
Actor/playwright Eric Bogosian just launched a Kickstarter campaign for 100monologues.com, a series of short films which feature a variety of New York-based actors performing monologues from his award-winning solo shows -- Funhouse; Drinking in America; Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead; and Wake Up and Smell the Coffee.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2010
Eric Bogosian's Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead' will close at the Trustus Black Box space on February 6, 2010.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 28, 2012
The New Group will present the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Deema Aitken, Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, Dennis Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated April 5 - May 26 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Official Opening Night is set for Monday, April 23 at 7:00 PM. Lily Rabe, who was previously slated to star in the play will no longer be taking part in the production.
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 2, 2014
The Midnight Company will present an Encore Performance of Eric Bogosian's SEX, DRUGS, ROCK & ROLL January 2-4, 2015 at Herbie's Vintage 72, featuring Joe Hanrahan and directed by Rachel Tibbetts, with shows in the New Year Friday, January 2 and Saturday, January 3 at 8pm, and Sunday January 4 at 7pm.
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 9, 2013
Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Managing Director Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, today announced its Fall 2013 season, including 100, a selection of monologues written and performed by Eric Bogosian, and Sunset Baby, new play by Dominique Morisseau. The season will kick off with a new series of Artist Salons featuring Craig 'muMs' Grant, Daphne Rubin-Vega and David Bar Katz. All work will be presented at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street), Labyrinth Theater Company's home in New York City's West Village.
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 27, 2014
Variations Theatre Group will present Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO beginning September 12th, with the Opening Night set for Tuesday, September 16th at The Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's. Barry's jousts with his unseen callers-ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal-are interspersed with confrontations by his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 18, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly announces that Lily Rabe will star in the company's world premiere of David Rabe's An Early History of Fire. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production opens in April 2012 at The New Group @ Theatre Row as part of the company's 2011-2012 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013
Theatre Planners presents Greeks 6 - Trojans 5, a world premiere comedy with music written by Chuck Faerber, directed by Rick Kuhlman, similar in style and spirit to 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' but whackier, involving Greek soldiers embedded in the fabled Trojan Horse. Although set in the ancient world, Greeks 6 - Trojans 5 is a hilarious, eccentric, and irreverent send-up of modern warfare, technology, and mores (yes - mores!). The play begins performances tonight, Saturday, August 10th at 8pm. Runs: August 11 - September 8. Saturdays at 8pm. Sunday Matinees at 3pm. Buy Tix/info: www.plays411.com or (323) 960-7774. Whitefire Theatre 13500 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks 91423.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012
The New Group presents the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Deema Aitken, Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, The New Group presents the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Deema Aitken, Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, Dennis Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated tonight, April 30, through May 26 at The New Group at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Official Opening Night is tonight, April 30 at 7:00 PM. Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated April 5 - May 26 at The New Group at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Official Opening Night is set for Monday, April 30 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012
The New Group presents the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, Dennis Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated tonight, April 30 through May 26 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Official Opening Night is tonight, April 30 at 7:00 PM. See the photos below for a first look at the production!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012
The New Group presents the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, Dennis Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated April 5 - May 26 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Official Opening Night is set for Monday, April 30 at 7:00 PM. See the photos below for a first look at the production!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010
The Firehouse Theatre Project proudly announces the final show of its 2009-10 season, Eric Bogosian's 'Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll', running April 15-May 8.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014
Next month TCG Publications will release 100 (Monologues), a collection of all of award-winning writer-actor Eric Bogosian's monologues from the series of acclaimed solo shows he wrote and starred in off-Broadway beginning in the mid '80's. The publication will include monologues by the three-time Obie Award and Drama Desk winner from his solo shows Drinking in America; Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead, Wake Up and Smell The Coffee, FunHouse and Men Inside, as well as selections from his play Talk Radio
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 12, 2010
The Firehouse Theatre Project proudly announces the final show of its 2009-10 season, Eric Bogosian's 'Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll', running April 15-May 8. An Obie-award winning series of eleven monologues by the loquacious and satirical Bogosian (Talk Radio), this one-man show portrays a funny, yet bleak, landscape of the Western world.