The Argument 2005

Opened: May 25, 2005
Closing: June 19, 2005

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Review: THE PENELOPIAD at Goodman Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 17, 2024

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Susan V. Booth puts her own spin on Margaret Atwood’s decidedly feminist tale THE PENELOPIAD. As with her famous novel THE HANDMAID’S TALE, Atwood uses THE PENELOPIAD as a device to convey the horrors and abuse committed against women. Atwood’s points are valid and mirror the gender inequalities and abuse women still experience now (the original novella was penned in 2005). But THE PENELOPIAD’s feminist argument isn’t revelatory. Instead of providing truly new insight or perspective, the play rather reinforces existing (though rightfully undeniable) points. 

Richard Walters Returns With Atmospheric New Single 'Move On'
by Michael Major - May 30, 2023

Richard Walters - presents “Move On”. Sought-out by stars including Grammy-winner Joe Henry, British icon Alison Moyet and Oscar nominated actress and singer Florence Pugh, Walters has also lent his talents to influential electronic artists including Kx5,  Solomun, Sonny Fodera, Sultan + Shepard and more.

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Kicks Off Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2023

The DOWNTOWN URBAN ARTS FESTIVAL will present 16 plays (nine shorts and seven one-acts.) The festival kicks off on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 when Savion Glover and Reg E. Gaines (Bring in da Noise Bring in da Funk) make a much-anticipated return to The Public Theater with the centerpiece production If Trane Wuz Here. 

Arden Theatre Company Continues Season With August Wilson's RADIO GOLF, March 23- April 16
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2023

Arden Theatre Company is bringing audiences back into the world of August Wilson's ten-part series, The American Century Cycle. This time audiences will journey to Pittsburgh in the late 1990s for the final play of the cycle, August Wilson's Radio Golf. This bittersweet drama of assimilation and alienation in nineties America traces the forces of change on a neighborhood and its people caught between history and the twenty-first century. This is the fifth play in the cycle that the Arden has produced.  Kash Goins, who was an actor in the Arden's production of Two Trains Running, returns to direct. August Wilson's Radio Golf runs March 23-April 16.

Edinburgh Playhouse Releases Statement Addressing Audience Behaviour Following Fights at JERSEY BOYS
by Team BWW - Feb 8, 2023

Following a performance of Jersey Boys where a fight erupted at the Edinburgh Playhouse, reulsting in the police being called, the venue has released a statement.

Review: LAST DAYS, Royal Opera House
by Alexander Cohen - Oct 8, 2022

A new opera inspired by Kurt Cobain based on a film by Gus Van Sant premieres at the Royal Opera House

Cast Announced For KING LEAR at Shakespeare's Globe
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for King Lear opening 10 June - 24 July.

BWW Blog: Broadway's Top 5 Dad-Ballads
by Student Blogger: Izzi Diaz - Jun 1, 2020

With Father's Day approaching, June is the month to recognize the dads of Broadway. More specifically, highlight their songs that tug at our heartstrings and might cause for an occasional silent wipe of a tear or extra call to dad after the show.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Third Edition Returned With Hugh Dancy, Derrick Baskin & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues returned with an incredible all-new third edition last night on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 20 actors were been paired with theatre's top writers, who crafted unique pieces especially for their actors.

BWW Review: RENT: SCHOOL EDITION at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - Jun 14, 2019

For a fresh experience of a musical that really took the theatre world by storm in the early 2000s, definitely take the time to see Rent: School Edition at DreamWrights. I have no doubt you will be impressed by the fearlessness, passion, and talent in this group of young performers.

BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS Alums Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Melanie Votaw - May 7, 2019

It was 2002 when Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott premiered Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS Off-Broadway. They had worked together before that, however, in 1997 in the Broadway cast of RENT. If their joint concert at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 26-May 2 is to be believed, theirs has been a tumultuous relationship.

Review Roundup: New Repertory Theatre's Gender-Bent Production Of 1776
by Alan Henry - Dec 5, 2018

New Rep Theatre in Massachusetts's gender-bent production of 1776 is now on stage! The production is set to run at the Mosesian Center for the Arts through December 23rd.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At New Repertory Theatre's Gender-Bent Production Of 1776
by Alan Henry - Dec 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at New Rep Theatre in Massachusetts's gender-bent production of 1776 this holiday season! The production is set to run at the Mosesian Center for the Arts through December 23rd.

New Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts To Stage Diverse and Gender-Bent Production Of 1776
by Alan Henry - Sep 4, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that New Rep Theatre in Massachusetts will stage a gender-bent production of 1776 this holiday season! The production is set to run at the Mosesian Center for the Arts November 30th through December 23rd.

Dialogue Starters Announced For Upcoming Arena Civil Dialogues at Arena Stage
by Julie Musbach - Aug 21, 2018

Arena Stage will continue to host Arena Civil Dialogues to engage the D.C.-area community

Photo Flash: First Look at Untitled Projects / Unicorn Theatre's THE END OF EDDY
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2018

Stewart Laing directs Alex Austin and Kwaku Mills in The End of Eddy, Pamela Carter's powerful new work, based on Edouard Louis' best-selling book, in this co-production between Untitled Projects and the Unicorn Theatre.

Shakespeare In The Parking Lot's HAMLET Comes to Clemente Parking Lot Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

The Drilling Company, Hamilton Clancy Artistic Director, will present 'Hamlet,' directed by Karla Hendrick and starring Jane Bradley, for its 2018 Shakespeare in the Parking Lot production. Free performances, originally scheduled for July 12 to 28, will now be presented July 19 to 28 in the Parking Lot of The Clemente, 114 Norfolk Street (E. side of Norfolk St. between Delancey and Rivington). The first week's performances had to be foregone due to an unfortunate miscommunication. Fortunately, the executive leadership of The Clemente stepped in and resolved the impasse with The Drilling Company and Shakespeare in the Parking Lot was able to live on.

Shakespeare In The Parking Lot's HAMLET Comes to Clemente Parking Lot 7/19
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 13, 2018

The Drilling Company, Hamilton Clancy Artistic Director, will present 'Hamlet,' directed by Karla Hendrick and starring Jane Bradley, for its 2018 Shakespeare in the Parking Lot production. Free performances, originally scheduled for July 12 to 28, will now be presented July 19 to 28 in the Parking Lot of The Clemente, 114 Norfolk Street (E. side of Norfolk St. between Delancey and Rivington). The first week's performances had to be foregone due to an unfortunate miscommunication. Fortunately, the executive leadership of The Clemente stepped in and resolved the impasse with The Drilling Company and Shakespeare in the Parking Lot was able to live on.

Alex Austin and Kwaku Mills to Star in ON THE END OF EDDY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2018

Stewart Laing directs Alex Austin and Kwaku Mills in The End of Eddy, Pamela Carter's powerful new work, based on Edouard Louis's best-selling book, in this co-production between the Unicorn Theatre and Untitled Projects.

HAMLET Is A Young Woman In Shakespeare In The Parking Lot
by Julie Musbach - Jun 13, 2018

The Drilling Company, Hamilton Clancy Artistic Director, will present 'Hamlet,' directed by Karla Hendrick and starring Jane Bradley, for its 2018 Shakespeare in the Parking Lot production. This popular New York summer institution is now in its 24th year. Its concept--presenting Shakespeare plays with a 'poor theater' aesthetic in a working parking lot--is now widely imitated around the US and around the world, with productions as far away as New Zealand.

Ecstatic Music Fest Presents Patrick Zimmerli Quartet CD Release Concert 4/14
by Macon Prickett - Apr 9, 2018

Completing a 25-year compositional arc, saxophonist-composer Patrick Zimmerli releases his new jazz suite Clockworks (Songlines) following the release in 2016 of his first quartet's 1992 recording Shores Against Silence (with Kevin Hays, Larry Grenadier and Tom Rainey). Both records feature rhythmically and melodically advanced composition largely inspired by Zimmerli's love of serial composers such as Babbitt, Carter, Stockhausen and Boulez, though still grounded in a jazz ethos. Both explore a different third stream direction in jazz that Zimmerli made his own right from the start, and that for all its complexities compels attention first and foremost as music to be listened to.

REENACTMENT A Group Exhibition On The Politics Of Historical Reenactment In Contemporary Art Comes to BRIC
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2017

BRIC presents Reenactment, a group exhibition examining and agitating the aesthetics and politics of historical reenactment in contemporary art (January 18-February 25). In traditional reenactments, events like the American Revolution and Civil War are embodied by amateur performers using storytelling and props, all too often approaching history as unchangeable and absolute.

Sundance Institute Announces Documentary Fund Grants Across Nonfiction Formats
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2017

A diverse range of projects and artists on the frontlines of nonfiction storytelling received nearly $2 million in grants from Sundance Institute, furthering their work across a broad array of subjects and forms.

BRIC JazzFest Announces Pedrito Martinez Group for Outdoor Kickofff Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2017

New Student Workshops For Elementary and Middle School Students to Engage with World-Class Jazz Artists and Educators A New EVIDENCE Community Dance Class by Master Artist/Choreographer Ronald K. Brown

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST).

The Argument FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of The Argument have there been?
The Argument has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2005.
What awards has The Argument been nominated for?
The Argument has been nominated for Special Citations at the Obie Awards for David Greenspan.
What awards has The Argument won?
The Argument has won Special Citations at the Obie Awards for David Greenspan.

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