The Altruists 2000

Ages: 15+
Opened: March 6, 2000
Closing: April 08, 2000

The Altruists - 2000 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Vineyard Theatre
108 East 15th Street New York, NY 10003

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Fledgling Theatre Company to Bring Nicky Silver's Updated THE ALTRUISTS to Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The Fledgling Theatre Company will present its production of Nicky Silver's THE ALTRUISTS this spring when it seems to have as much, if not more, relevance than it did when it premiered in 2000.

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere.

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere.

Fairchild, Cope, Cox, Paice, Uranowitz & von Essen to Star in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!; Plays Winter in Paris, Spring 2015 on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Principal casting has been announced for the upcoming world premiere production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. The cast will include Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan, Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin, Veanne Cox as Madame Baurel, Jill Paice as Milo Davenport, Brandon Uranowitz as Adam Hochberg, and Max Von Essen as Henri Baurel.

Menagerie Theatre and Theatre 503 Present HOTBED FESTIVAL DOUBLE BILL, Now thru Nov 9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Menagerie Theatre Company in association with Theatre503 will present highlights from this years' HotbEd Cambridge Festival of New Writing with a season entitled HOTBED FESTIVAL DOUBLE BILL. Headlining will be Steve Waters' (Bush Theatre, Donmar) new one-act play WHY CAN'T WE LIVE TOGETHER? - exploring the lives of an ordinary couple sketched against the backdrop of the extraordinary world events from 2000-2013. The production will run at Theatre503, above the Latchmere in Battersea, from today, 15 October to 9 November 2013.

Menagerie Theatre and Theatre 503 to Present HOTBED FESTIVAL DOUBLE BILL, Oct 15-Nov 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Menagerie Theatre Company in association with Theatre503 will present highlights from this years' Hotbed Cambridge Festival of New Writing with a season entitled HOTBED FESTIVAL DOUBLE BILL. Headlining will be Steve Waters' (Bush Theatre, Donmar) new one-act play WHY CAN'T WE LIVE TOGETHER? - exploring the lives of an ordinary couple sketched against the backdrop of the extraordinary world events from 2000-2013. The production will run at Theatre503, above the Latchmere in Battersea, from 15 October to 9 November 2013.

Trip Cullman Directs PTERODACTYLS Reading at Vineyard Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of the company's 30th Anniversary with Nicky Silver's award winning 1993 hit PTERODACTYLS, directed by Trip Cullman. An absurdist black comedy about the demise of the Duncan family, and, by extension, the species, PTERODACTYLS will feature Emmy Award-winner Penny Fuller (THE DINNER PARTY, APPLAUSE) as Duncan family matriarch, Grace; Tony-nominee Bobby Steggert (RAGTIME) as son, Todd; Virginia Kull (THE HEIRESS) as daughter, Emma; and Claybourne Elder (BONNIE & CLYDE) as Emma's fiance Tommy (the role of family patriarch, Arthur, is TBD).

Trip Cullman to Direct PTERODACTYLS Reading at Vineyard Theatre, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of the company's 30th Anniversary with Nicky Silver's award winning 1993 hit PTERODACTYLS, directed by Trip Cullman. An absurdist black comedy about the demise of the Duncan family, and, by extension, the species, PTERODACTYLS will feature Emmy Award-winner Penny Fuller (THE DINNER PARTY, APPLAUSE) as Duncan family matriarch, Grace; Tony-nominee Bobby Steggert (RAGTIME) as son, Todd; Virginia Kull (THE HEIRESS) as daughter, Emma; and Claybourne Elder (BONNIE & CLYDE) as Emma's fiance Tommy (the role of family patriarch, Arthur, is TBD).

Bobby Steggert, Claybourne Elder, Penny Fuller to Lead PTERODACTYLS Reading at Vineyard Theatre, 12/10
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2012

Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of the company's 30th Anniversary with Nicky Silver's award winning 1993 hit PTERODACTYLS. An absurdist black comedy about the demise of the Duncan family, and, by extension, the species, PTERODACTYLS will feature Emmy Award-winner Penny Fuller (THE DINNER PARTY, APPLAUSE) as Duncan family matriarch, Grace; Tony-nominee Bobby Steggert (RAGTIME) as son, Todd; Virginia Kull (THE HEIRESS) as daughter, Emma; and Claybourne Elder (BONNIE & CLYDE) as Emma's fiance Tommy (the role of family patriarch, Arthur, is TBD). PTERODACTYLS will be performed on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 7 PM at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St., between Irving Place and Union Square East). Tickets are priced at $75 (which includes a pre-show toast in The Vineyard lobby) and are available by calling The Vineyard box office at 212-353-0303, or online at www.vineyardtheatre.org. Proceeds from the reading will benefit The Vineyard's 2012-2013 productions and programs.

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre et al. Present 3C 6/21
by Sally Henry Fuller - May 4, 2012

Piece by Piece productions, Rising Phoenix Repertory, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater have announced that the world premiere of 3C, written by David Adjmi and directed by Jackson Gay, will begin performances Wednesday, June 6 at 7pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place. The opening night is set for Thursday, June 21 at 7pm.

Patricia Clarkson, Veanne Cox & Leslie Ayvazian Team Up for 'Vineyard Voices' Panel, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2009

Playwright Nicky Silver - whose plays PTERODACTYLS, RAISED IN CAPTIVITY, THE ALTRUISTS, THE MAIDEN'S PRAYER, EROS TRILOGY and BEAUTIFUL CHILD have all debuted at the Vineyard Theatre - will be joined by actresses Patricia Clarkson, Veanne Cox and Leslie Ayvazian in an evening titled, 'Nicky Silver and his Leading Ladies,' the third in VINEYARD VOICES series of panel discussions with theatre artists, on Monday, December 7 at 7 p.m. at the Vineyard Theatre in Manhattan.

Patricia Clarkson, Veanne Cox & Leslie Ayvazian Team Up for 'Vineyard Voices' Panel, 12/7
by Jessica Lewis - Nov 18, 2009

Playwright Nicky Silver - whose plays PTERODACTYLS, RAISED IN CAPTIVITY, THE ALTRUISTS, THE MAIDEN'S PRAYER, EROS TRILOGY and BEAUTIFUL CHILD have all debuted at the Vineyard Theatre - will be joined by actresses Patricia Clarkson, Veanne Cox and Leslie Ayvazian in an evening titled, 'Nicky Silver and his Leading Ladies,' the third in VINEYARD VOICES series of panel discussions with theatre artists, on Monday, December 7 at 7 p.m. at the Vineyard Theatre in Manhattan.

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by Charlie Piane - Aug 25, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby

Drumstruck Comes to Dodger Stages Beginning May 12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2005

DRUMSTRUCK, the world's first interactive drum-theatre experience, direct from sold-out engagements in Johannesburg, South Africa and Sydney, Australia, makes its American debut off-Broadway at Dodger Stages Stage 2 (340 West 50th Street, NYC) directed by David Warren. DRUMSTRUCK begins preview performances on May 12, 2005 and the official opening date will be announced soon.

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