The Black Rider

Text from William S. Burroughs

A re-imagining of a 19th century folk tale about a clerk who makes a Faustian pact with the devil, accepting magic bullets in order to win the hand of his beloved in a shooting contest.

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Geary Theatre

(San Francisco, CA)
San Francisco, CA
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015
Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE begins previews tonight, August 20, 2015 ahead of a September 9, 2015 opening night.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017
Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet would star Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride).  The design team will include Anshuman Bhatia (scenic), Jennifer Paar (costumes), Paul Hudson (lighting) and Bart Fasbender (sound). 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015
The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard.  Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays November 3 - December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18.
by Iris Moebius - Sep 23, 2015
In der Saison 2015/2016 werden uber 80 Produktionen im deutschsprachigen Raum Premiere feiern. Wir haben eine geographisch geordnete Übersicht zusammengestellt, mit Namen des Musicals, inszenierenem Theater, Premieredatum, und Link zur Theaterwebseite mit mehr Informationen und allen Spielterminen, so dass ihr nichts verpasst!
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2014
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! - an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances - will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. (Check local listings.)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017
Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet stars Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride) in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), beginning tonight, October 3rd, and continuing through November 18th only, with opening night set for Thursday, October 19th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017
A friendly reminder that performances for Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverman (The Tempramentals) and starring Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride) begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 3rd!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017
Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverman (The Tempramentals) and starring Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride) opens tonight, October 19th, for a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), continuing through November 18th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017
A friendly reminder that this month is your last chance to see Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverman (The Tempramentals) and starring Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015
The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays tonight, November 3, through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18.
by Jade Kops - Nov 29, 2018
House of Sand's Charles Sanders interviews Cabaret icon Paul Capsis Ahead Of His Sydney Festival Concert with Jethro Woodward & The Fitzroy Youth Orchestra
by Iris Moebius - Nov 24, 2015
Die Premiere von THE BLACK RIDER 1990 in Hamburg wurde von der Presse noch verspottet, danach begann das Musical aber einen Erfolgszug um die Welt. Und auch von der Inszenierung am Theater Ulm, die am vergangenen Donnerstag Premiere feierte, zeigen sich die Kritiker angetan:
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
WhatsOnStage today announces that the 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards nominees will be revealed via Facebook Live on Wednesday 5 December at 12pm. The stream will be available to watch on WhatsOnStage social media channels and hosted by award-winning cabaret performer Le Gateau Chocolat. After the nominee announcement, voting will open at awards.whatsonstage.com and close on 31 January 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015
The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for tonight, November 18.
by Felipe Velasco - Nov 16, 2015
El proximo 18 de diciembre, tendra lugar en el TEATRO GAUDÍ (c / Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 120, Barcelona, 120, Barcelona) el estreno del espectaculo SUGAR, Nadie es perfecto, la version catalana del musical de Broadway basado en la mitica pelicula de 1959 'CON FALDAS Y A LO LOCO' (Some like it hot).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), currently celebrating its 50th anniversary subscription season, presents the world-premiere theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns (February 1-26, 2017).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017
Following sold-out performances around the world, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present the West Coast premiere of Refuse the Hour, the critically acclaimed multimedia chamber opera conceived by and starring renowned South African artist William Kentridge.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Fresh from crawling out of the ancient skin of Quentin Crisp, multi-award winning Australian performer Paul Capsis returns to what he loves doing best - singin' tunes in an exclusive three-night season at MEMO Music Hall St Kilda.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018
The Grand Theatre is thrilled to announce a first-time collaboration with the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), bringing A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS to the Spriet Stage. This acclaimed stage adaptation, based on the award-winning novel by Khaled Hosseini, had its world premiere in San Francisco in July 2016 and became the bestselling production in A.C.T.'s history. The Grand's production will premiere an all new, all Canadian cast with original staging by A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff. The Title Sponsor for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS is London's Selectpath. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016
La MaMa, presents in association with Columbia Stages the world premiere advance staging of BABY FAT: Act I, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. BABY FAT: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ("Cool Kids") and libretto by Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave). Michael Scholar, Jr. (The Black Rider) directs this November Theatre production, scheduled for a strictly limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 East 4th Street, NYC from July 21 - July 23.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), or the 'Company,' a video, mobile, and computer games publisher, today released 'Songs of SirVival,' the official soundtrack from SirVival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018
After four widely heralded self-released albums, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Jessie Kilguss is clearly on the verge of gaining the wider recognition she so decidedly deserves. Her mood-affecting melodies reflect an artist who consistently proves herself remarkably adept at expressing a wide array of interests and emotions that stir the senses through both her vocals and in her verse.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015
BroadwayWorld has learned that Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland') will star in Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for the American premiere of The Great Wave written by Francis Turnly and directed by Mark Wing-Davey.
by Felipe Velasco - Jul 24, 2017
PAQUITO FOREVER es un nuevo musical escrito por Fran Arraez, con canciones originales de Gerard Alonso y coreografia de Bealia Guerra. El espectaculo empezara funciones previas en el Almeria Teatre de Barcelona el 29 de septiembre de 2017, estrenandose el 4 de octubre, y haciendo temporada hasta el 5 de noviembre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016
La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the world premiere advance staging of Baby Fat, Act 1, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. Baby Fat: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ('Cool Kids') and libretto by Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave). Michael Scholar, Jr. (The Black Rider) directs this November Theatre production, scheduled for a strictly limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 East 4th Street, NYC from July 21 - July 23.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016
La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the world premiere advance staging of Baby Fat, Act 1, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. Baby Fat: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ('Cool Kids') and libretto by Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave). Michael Scholar, Jr. (The Black Rider) directs this November Theatre production, scheduled for a strictly limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 East 4th Street, NYC from July 21 - July 23.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016
TO PROTECT THE POETS is a full-length drama about a poet and her principles colliding with a policeman's sense of justice.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017
Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 14th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, February 3 at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018
The San Francisco-based, Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet / Kronos Performing Arts Association (KPAA) presents its fourth annual hometown music festival Kronos Festival 2018. With six concerts over three days, Kronos Festival 2018 illustrates one of the group's central artistic tenets: collaboration. After Kronos performed at NPR Music's 10th anniversary concert last month, NPR Music's Tom Huizenga wrote, 'Collaboration. It's in the DNA of the intrepid Kronos Quartet, which some 40 years ago began working with composers around the globe to spotlight new music.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
It was announced today that Matt McGrath (Cabaret, A Streetcar Named Desire) will join the Broadway production of the hit musical Girl from the North Country in the role of Reverend Marlowe. McGrath replaces David Pittu who has left the production due to a scheduling conflict.
by Jade Kops - Jan 18, 2019
PAUL CAPSIS WITH JETHRO WOODWARD & THE FITZROY YOUTH ORCHESTRA deliver brilliant interpretation of a diverse range of music for an engaging rock music experience for Sydney Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), currently celebrating its 50th anniversary subscription season, presents the world-premiere theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns (now through February 26, 2017). BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
The Geffen Playhouse today announced that the cast for its West Coast Premiere production of Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride will feature Andrew Burnap as Casey, Matt McGrath as Miss Tracy Mills, Nija Okoro as Jo, Larry Powell as Rexy / Jason and Nick Searcy as Eddie.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
Jo Schuman Silver, producer of Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon, announced the appointment of Darren Douttas the company's new General Manager beginning today, February 6, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 14th Annual Broadway Roundtable today, February 3 at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Due to high ticket demand, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) has added a performance of the world-premiere theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), currently celebrating its 50th anniversary subscription season, presents the world-premiere theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns (February 1-26, 2017). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018
Due to demand, The New Group has announced a three-week extension for Jerry Springer - The Opera, with Matt McGrath appearing as Jerry Springer beginning March 13.  Terrence Mann, currently appearing in the role of Jerry Springer, plays his final performance March 11 due to an existing commitment beyond that date.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018
Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond, March 16-April 7, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 22. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, where it will play April 25-May 20.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017
This spring, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present Robert Lepage's internationally acclaimed play, Needles and Opium (March 30-April 23, 2017).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), currently celebrating its 50th anniversary subscription season, presents the world-premiere theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns (tonight, February 1, through February 26, 2017).
by Siscu Valenzuela - Dec 23, 2014
Numeros de musicales como 'Pegados', 'Carmen!' o 'Flor de Nit, el Cabaret' deleitan en una gala intima para celebrar el primer lustro de la compañia Gataro y Almeria Teatre
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 18, 2015
Esta noche se estrena SUGAR en el Teatre Gaudi, protagonizado por Ivan Labanda, Xavi Duch y Bealia Guerra, dirigidos por Pau Doz, con coreografia de Laura Olivella y direccion musical de Bernat Hernandez.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015
Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE begins previews tonight, August 20, 2015 ahead of a September 9, 2015 opening night.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017
Following sold-out performances around the world, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present the West Coast premiere of Refuse the Hour, the critically acclaimed multimedia chamber opera conceived by and starring renowned South African artist William Kentridge.
by Marianka Swain - Aug 16, 2016
Casting has been announced for first major revival of Caryl Churchill's BLUE HEART, nearly 20 years after its Royal Court premiere, co-produced by Tobacco Factory Theatres and the Orange Tree Theatre. Blue Heart brings them together to work again with key creatives David Mercatali and Angela Davies, who have worked on previous projects with both organisations. The play runs at Tobacco Factory Theatres 22 September-1 October, and at the Orange Tree Theatre 13 October-19 November.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016
TO PROTECT THE POETS is a full-length drama about a poet and her principles colliding with a policeman's sense of justice.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018
The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Southern California debut of A Thousand Splendid Suns, Ursula Rani Sarma's sweeping and deeply moving theatrical production based on the best-selling book by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner).