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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021
Stage Director George Ferencz (1947-2021), passed away on September 14 following a long illness according to his wife of 35 years, Sally Lesser. For over a half century, Ferencz was a beloved fixture of New York’s Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre scenes.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
Since its return to live performances in June, The Classics Theatre Project has shown audiences just how much of a good time can be had with a classic through its Shakespeare under the stars experience of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and just how hilarious a classic can be with its mounting of Molière's precursor to the modern farce, THE IMAGINARY INVALID.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021
CHASING JACK will begin Preview Performances Off-Broadway on Wednesday, September 22nd at the Jerry Orbach Theatre (210 West 50th Street) in Times Square on the corner of Broadway and 50th Street.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
A new entertainment company, Second Half Productions, has been launched today by Jeremy Herrin, Alan Stacey and Rob O'Rahilly. It will bring together world-leading artists to create innovative work for both stage and screen.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 9, 2020
The original cast of Joe DiPietro's Conscience will come together again for a virtual version of the play with George Street Playhouse this October. Due to the shutdown of theaters throughout the state in March, the world-premiere of the production was canceled just days after it opened.  
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2020
James Quaife Productions today announces the world première of Paul Harvard's debut play GHBoy - opening at the Charing Cross Theatre on 10 November 2020, with previews from 4 November, and runs until 28 November.
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2019
Bobby Cannavale was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, to talk about The Irishman, the new Martin Scorsese film he's in. During the interview, Cannavale shares stories about meeting Bruce Springsteen and his impressions of The Boss, which leads to him and host Jimmy Fallon having an impression battle!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020
Casting has been announced for David Mamet's Oleanna, the final play in Theatre Royal Bath's Welcome Back Season this Autumn. The provocative drama will play in the theatre's main house from Wednesday 25 November to Saturday 12 December with press night on Wednesday 2 December 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire have announced Berkshire Theatre’s 2020 holiday season. According to Maguire, “During a time when families are feeling isolated and challenged, we strive to bring you programming that seems more important than ever, imagined in creative spaces, and in the spirit of the holiday season,'
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2021
The acclaimed Netflix series, 'The Crown' has added Tony Award-winning actor Bertie Carvel to its cast in the role of British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020
The original cast of Joe DiPietro's Conscience has come together again for a virtual version of the play with George Street Playhouse. Due to the shutdown of theaters throughout the state in March, the world-premiere of the production was canceled just days after it opened.
by Review Roundups - Oct 25, 2021
Hadestown, the 2019 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, officially opened its North American Tour on October 15, at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Kicking off at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC, the tour will visit over 30 cities in its first year. Check out all the reviews...
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
Rarely seen on stage, The Classics Theatre Project brings audiences a work that directly challenges the underlying rags-to-riches mythology of America and powerfully examines the effects of alienation in the modern world. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2019
Park Avenue Armory today announces the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2019
Park Avenue Armory announces today the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play. Luke Kirby, best known for his Emmy Award-winning performance of Lenny Bruce on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel , plays the leading role in the production, which is the first ground-up theater production for the Armory. In his return to the Armory after his award-winning production of The Hairy Ape (2017), acclaimed theater director Richard Jones leads the cast of 16, which includes Susannah Perkins (Network; The Wolves), Alyssa Bresnahan (Network; 27 Dresses), Henry Stram (Junk; The Elephant Man), and Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie a?" Tony Award; Desperate Housewives).
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 14, 2019
ITV has commenced filming on Because the Night starring Russell Tovey and Bertie Carvel, by Luther creator Neil Cross.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2020
ETT (English Touring Theatre) today announces Phoenix, an audio drama written by Mike Bartlett and read by Bertie Carvel, Olivier Award winners, who previously collaborated on the BBC's Doctor Foster.
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - May 4, 2022
Recently, I had the chance to speak with David about his experience in the theatre world, his off-Broadway directorial debut, and, of course, Disney! From Happy Meal toys to college professors, read on to learn more about how David became the person they are today and how he is contributing to both the theatre world and the Disney community.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today announced casting for its forthcoming production of All's Well That Ends Well, which runs between 16 August – 8 October 2022 in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
American Blues Theater has announced the cast of August Wilson’s Fences, directed by Monty Cole. The intimate and up-close production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama will play to a capacity of 60 people per performance from July 1-August 6, 2022, at Theater Wit,1229 W. Belmont Ave. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
Macbeth begins performances tonight, March 29, 2022, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) and opens on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced full casting for the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Exception to the Rule by Dave Harris, directed by Roundabout Resident Director Miranda Haymon.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
The Unsung Hero by award-winning Irish playwright David Gilna will stage a special production at The Co. Kerry Patriotic & Benevolent Association of NY on June 27th after wowing audiences online with their virtual debut in New York for this years St Patrick's Day Festivities.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
The 2021 lineup will be produced and performed by artists from Cape Cod, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Champaign-Urbana, and New Orleans. The Festival's roster of live performances will be complemented during Festival week by workshops, parties, and educational programming to celebrate the enduring inspiration of America's great playwright.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Running July 1 through 16 at The Colonial Theatre, the audience will be transported to a bustling Irish pub with a stage full of incredibly talented actors singing and playing their own instruments. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2021
After a date with someone he met online, Fred calls his best friend Billy for a ride home in the middle of the night. Billy reluctantly picks up Fred. As they approach the bridge to cross the bay, their friendship is tested when Billy's resentment collides with Fred's deepest fear.
by Spencer Glass - Jul 24, 2020
In today's very special episode, Spencer is joined by Tommy Bracco to give us a history lesson on one of his favorite under-rated musicals- The Hairy Ape. Watch below as he tells us all about the show and performs 'Coming Out of My Shell' with Spencer.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2020
Go ahead a?" take the apple. Founding artistic director Ron Sossi directs a revival of The Serpent by Jean-Claude van Itallie a?" winner of the 1969 Obie award and arguably the most successful ensemble work ever created a?" as part of the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's 50th Anniversary a?oeCirca '69a?? Season. Sossi previously directed the West Coast premiere exactly 50 years ago, in the spring of 1970, as the second production ever at the then brand-new Odyssey Theatre. The Serpent opens on March 7 at the Odyssey's current home in West L.A., where performances will continue through May 3.
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2020
Daniel Radcliffe stopped by Live With Kelly and Ryan on Monday to talk about about the plays he's rehearsing with Alan Cumming, Endgame.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022
CAGE SHUFFLE MARATHON – a full-length evening of dance and spoken word set to John Cage’s 90, one-minute stories from his 1963 score INDETERMINANCY – will be given its world premiere February 15-19 when Paul Lazar and several guest artists  take the stage at La MaMa’s Downstairs theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2020
Tony Award-winning actress Harriet Harris (Broadway's Thoroughly Modern Millie and Cinderella; Frasier; Desperate Housewives) will star as real-world Senator Margaret Chase Smith opposite Lee Sellars (Netflix's House of Cards and Luke Cage) as Senator Joseph McCarthy in the world-premiere of Tony-Award winner Joe Pietro's new play Conscience at George Street Playhouse.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020
Small Things Theatre today announce the full company for the world première of Cordelia O'Neill's Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough. Kate Budgen directs Gemma Lawrence (Alex) and Huw Parmenter (Rupert). The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 6 April, with previews from 1 April, and runs until 25 April.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2020
Soho Rep., in association with Ma-Yi Theater Company, will present Hansol Jung's mischievous and affecting new work, Wolf Play, directed by Dustin Wills, March 17-April 19. When a young South Korean boy-represented onstage as a puppet operated by a 'wolf'-is 're-homed' via a website chat room, he and his brand-new parents (a professional boxer, Ash, and Ash's wife, Robin) undergo the strange, fraught process of becoming a family.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022
ViSiBLE, a theatre company dedicated to creating work focused on later life, today announce the full cast and new dates for the world première of Five Characters in Search of a Good Night's Sleep, devised by Mike Alfreds and Sonja Linden with the company - Geraldine Alexander, Andrew Hawkins, Sally Knyvette, Gary Lilburn and Vincenzo Nicoli.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020
After a sell out and Offie-nominated a?oeHolding the Mana?? comes a revival of Look Back in Anger by John Osborne.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny’s 2022 season, which opens on June 13 with the celebrated return of the 2021 hit that audiences went “Whoopee!” for, the Tony Award-winning Chicago.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2020
David Mamet’s provocative drama Oleanna, directed by Lucy Bailey stars Rosie Sheehy and Jonathan Slinger and is running at Theatre Royal Bath’s Ustinov Studio from 3 December to 22 December and again from 4 January to 16 January 2021. Reduced capacity at the Ustinov Studio will allow for an audience of 60 persons per performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2020
David Mamet’s provocative drama Oleanna, directed by Lucy Bailey stars Rosie Sheehy and Jonathan Slinger and is running at Theatre Royal Bath’s Ustinov Studio from 3 December to 22 December and again from 4 January to 16 January 2021. Reduced capacity at the Ustinov Studio will allow for an audience of 60 persons per performance.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2019
Small Things Theatre today announce the world première of Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough, a new play by Cordelia O'Neill at Southwark Playhouse. Director Kate Budgen's production opens on 6 April, with previews from 1 April, and runs until 25 April. The production renews the creative collaboration with O'Neill, Budgen and Small Things Theatre following No Place For A Woman (Theatre503).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features the American Airlines Theatre! Learn about the Tony-winning plays to grace the stage, including 12 Angry Men, The Constant Wife and more; the theatre's upcoming shows 1776 and Birthday Candles, and much more!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 6, 2020
Bobby Cannavale has joined the cast of Nine Perfect Strangers at Hulu!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2021
Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough, written by Cordelia O’Neill and directed by Kate Budgen, opens at Southwark Playhouse on 24 September with previews from 22 September and runs until 9 October.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
The Wooster Group will present their newest production, Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me, an original work for theater that explores a distinctive genre of Black American storytelling called Toasts, September 16-October 8, 2022, at the Group’s home, The Performing Garage, in New York City. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021
Small Things Theatre today announce new dates for the world première of Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough written by Cordelia O'Neill and directed by Kate Budgen.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021
Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Jonathan Church Productions' critically acclaimed production of David Mamet's highly provocative drama Oleanna, directed by Lucy Bailey, will tour the UK this Summer from 8 June, visiting Cambridge, Bath, Southampton and Malvern, before transferring to the West End's Arts Theatre, London from 21 July to 23 October 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021
The Unsung Hero by award-winning Irish playwright David Gilna will have a special screening at The Irish Cultural Centre of New England on Sunday 25th April 2pm. After making its virtual debut in New York for this years St Patrick's Day Festivities.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2022
CVRep's 2021-2022 play season of Hopes, Dreams, and Expectations concludes with Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias, directed by Michael Matthews and starring: Marta Portillo, Andrew Joseph Perez, Dennis Gersten and Janellen Steininger.

The Hairy Ape Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of The Hairy Ape have their been?
The Hairy Ape has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1997, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.

What productions of The Hairy Ape have there been?
The Hairy Ape has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1997, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.