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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

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(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
freeFall Theatre Company announces their 2021/2022 season. The 6 mainstage shows are Dames at Sea, The Night Before, Fatboy, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, A Skeptic and a Bruja and a summer production to be announced very soon.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021
Katie Mitchell will direct Miriam Battye's compelling adaptation of little scratch.  Adapted from Rebecca Watson's debut novel, little scratch is a fearless and exhilarating account of a woman's consciousness over the course of 24 hours.  Moronkẹ Akinola, Eleanor Henderson, Eve Ponsonby and Ragevan Vasan will perform in this production from 5 November until 11 December. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2020
The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia will be one of dozens theaters from around the world that will present a reading of acclaimed playwright Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. BELARUS(SIA).
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021
David Sefton, Director of Culture and Creative Projects at Gulbenkian Arts Centre said, “I'm proud and excited to bring you my first year's programme at the Gulbenkian. There are lots of changes and lots to get excited about.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020
Two prolific, award winning artists, Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett, both former artists in Mabou Mines' Resident Artist Program, embody the company's mission to foster the next generation of experimental theater artists and bring with them a strong vision for the future of Mabou Mines.
by Angela Kabasan - Oct 31, 2021
In 2020, it felt like the world had gone sideways and there was nothing but bullying everywhere you turned; it only seems fitting that many shows in the Valley are now performing shows dealing with the subject.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a robust slate of playwright commissions through Manhattan Theatre Club's new partnership with the Edgerton Foundation, as well as a new round of commissions supported by ongoing partnerships with Bobbie Olsen and other donors.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2020
Artistic Directors of Cheek by Jowl, Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod today announce the second series of their podcast, Not True, But Useful… hosted by Lucie Dawkins. New episodes of the podcast will be released every Friday from 20 November.
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022
Annie George Presents HOME IS NOT THE PLACE. Supported by The Meadows Award (part I of the Resilience double bill with Twa)  Part of the Made in Scotland showcase 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2021
For Space 55's final virtual play of the season, they're combining surrealistic theatre & old school JRPGs like Final Fantasy and Chrono Trigger-to create a work of video game theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020
BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will debut on Wednesday, June 10 at 7:00 pm with a reading of Meg Miroshnik's THE DROLL {Or, a Stage-Play about the END of Theatre}.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020
Seth Tucker in Partnership with PHX Stages - the top local source for theatre in the Phoenix metropolitan area - presents a special episode of Garage Concert in benefit of the ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence Theatre and Artist Relief Fund.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2020
Due to the ongoing health crisis, the traditional in-person event is replaced by an enduring online tribute.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
New York Classical Theatre has announced casting for Shakespeare’s romantic adventure Cymbeline, directed by Stephen Burdman. The production will be presented from June 14 to July 10, 2022 at public parks in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
by Jade Kops - May 22, 2022
U.B.U: A Cautionary Tale of Catastrophe has the tagline “Filth, Farts, Murder, Mayhem, Perverts, Puppets'. Richard Hilliar’s work delivers this promise with a raucous, energetic, entertaining and musical evening. The production has captured the pantomime genre superbly.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
The Orange Tree Theatre today announces the full cast for Pierre Marivaux's The False Servant, translated by Martin Crimp, whose prolific international career began at the Orange Tree Theatre, including the recent hit revival of Dealing with Clair. Before his final season as Artistic Director of the OT, Paul Miller, directs Uzair Bhatti, Will Brown, Julian Moore-Cook, Phoebe Pryce, Lizzy Watts and Silas Wyatt-Barke.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020
Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022
Wise Children today announce that Liam Tamne joins the company as Heathcliff for the world première production of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights on 15 March, completing the run at the National ahead of the UK tour. Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, the show is a co-production with the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 27, 2022
The Global Theater Initiative (GTI), a partnership between Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics (The Lab) at Georgetown University, invites all theatres, individual artists, institutions, and audiences to celebrate the 61st annual World Theatre Day on March 27, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the first weekly line-up of its new global series SEGAL TALKS.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2021
Join No Exit Theatre Collective for their first fully produced digital production April 1-4th!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2020
Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced that it will present The 19th Amendment Project, a collection of short plays written by some of the most accomplished women and/or non-binary playwrights working today. Performance dates are August 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29 at 7:30 pm.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022
Arcola Theatre today announces the full cast for the world première of Barney Norris' new play We Started To Sing, which marks the reopening of the theatre since March 2020. Barney Norris directs Barbara Flynn, David Ricardo-Pearce, Naomi Petersen, George Taylor and Robin Soans.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2020
Several Downtown legends are congregating at the alt-cabaret hotspot Pangea in Marcha?? Among the headliners taking risks and breaking ground are Penny Arcade with her new show, a?oeNotes from the Undergrounda?? (March 4 & 18); David Cale, with new show a?oeSandraa?? (March 8), and Charles Busch being himself in a new act (March 26).
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2021
The Actors' Gang Theater announces a new Axis Mundi evening as part of its digital season: Axis Mundi – In Conversation with Tim Robbins and theatrical legend and visionary director, Peter Brook. The free event, produced in partnership with Fundación Teatro a Mill, will be translated into French and Spanish and will be streamed Thursday, March 25th at 7 pm PST through Zoom and Facebook Live. The live translation is only available through Zoom.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2020
The Tank will present  La Pucelle (Joan of Arc). La Pucelle is a multimedia Shakespearean mashup and extended soliloquy of Joan of Arc on the eve of battle, written by John Reed
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for Midsummer Mechanicals opening in Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 28 July – 21 August.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022
Steep Theatre's second summer production is the US premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens' Light Falls set to open July 8th. Stephens, Steep's Associate Playwright, will make his fifth production with Ensemble Member Robin Witt once again serving as director. Witt has also directed Stephen's Wastwater, Motortown, Pornography and Harper Regan, Steep's bestselling production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
Concord Theatricals has secured exclusive worldwide English language stock and amateur licensing rights to The Lehman Trilogy for its Samuel French imprint. On Sunday, the title earned five Tony Awards, including Best Play, making it the most awarded play of the 2021-2022 season.
by Student Blogger: Brigid Pfeifer - Jul 9, 2020
There are still plenty of ways actors (and theater people in general) can show off their talents.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020
BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will add a fifth play to its four-play schedule with a pre-Election Day world-premiere presentation on YouTube of Christina Anderson's play GOOD GOODS in October (date TBA).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020
Burning Coal Theatre Company in partnership with The League of Women Voters of Wake County and thirteen other theatre and/or opera companies from across central North Carolina has announced that it will present The 19th Amendment Project.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021
Firehouse Theatre has announced that it has added Anna Deavere Smith’s groundbreaking FIRES IN THE MIRROR to its SEASON OF DISCOVERY. The solo performance features Jamar Jones and is directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis. FIRES IN THE MIRROR will open on Friday, March 26 and run through Sunday, April 25, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020
February is festooned with fun treats from beginning to end as a rainbow assortment of artists of many persuasions continues to take risks and break ground at the Downtown supper club Pangea.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022
On Friday 11 February 2022 in a special, one-off gig for Gulbenkian Arts Centre, Pere Ubu and special guests perform their own unique blend of the avant garage in an extended programme. The influential and highly respected Pere Ubu will present an exclusive evening of wall-to-wall music and poems with their own version of 'Canterbury Tales'.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announced today that Courtney O'Connor has been named as the third Artistic Director of the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. Matt Chapuran continues on as Executive Director, a position he attained in August, 2019.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 25, 2020
Today, Australian psych band, Methyl Ethel announces their new EP.  Hurts To Laugh will be released Friday 10th April via Dot Dash / Remote Control. Today, the band share the EP's lead single “Majestic AF”. Listen via
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 7, 2019
Welcome to Lovelyville. President Nick Dallas has just been re-elected, and all seems right with the world - until the disruptive force of Mr and Mrs Ubu make their appearance, that is. Completely at odds with the tone of the town from the moment they open their mouths, they are unable to sit back and try to make things work in their current situation. Cue an outrageous assassination attempt and a grab for power in which the crowd is powerless to intervene. Ambitious, cowardly, strange-looking leaders with poor public-speaking skills - haven't we seen this somewhere before..?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020
Over the last three decades, the celebrated East Village-based Canadian poet/performer Adeena Karasick and Grammy Award-winning composer/trumpeter Frank London have each transformed the worlds of poetry and music with work that is sensual and political, steeped in Jewish mysticism, exploding notions of high and low culture.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2020
During this engaging, interactive, student-led series of masterclasses, students will explore recent events in regards to social injustice during these fragile and uncertain times. Students will also create original music and monologues to help them give voice to the struggles of their hearts in a hopeful, compassionate, and empathetic way.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021
Teaching online is here to stay, according to results from one of the largest surveys of singing teachers to date. The National Association of Teachers of Singing surveyed more than 1,500 industry professionals regarding their experience and the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the singing industry.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2020
Local artist and producer, Seth Tucker is joined by Alyssa Chiarello, Marina Jarrette, and Sime Kosta for Episode 3 of Garage Concert LIVE! Sunday, April 5th at 2pm on Facebook Live. You can tune in here:
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2020
From premiering new works by renowned playwrights like Greg Kotis to restaging avant-garde classics like Ubu Roi, Space55 has been bringing cutting edge theater to downtown Phoenix for over 14 years. For our final show of the season, we're taking our biggest leap into the unknown yet: a full-on remote production!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is proud to announce the fourth weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustanda?"the State of the World. The Segal Center is the only theatre institution in New York City and the US creating original programming every day during the week.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
The Fisher Center at Bard will present a bold, gender-reframed, era-transcending vision of Molière’s 1665 tragicomedy Dom Juan, conceived and directed by Ashley Tata, with a new translation from NYU Professor of ​​French Literature  and theater scholar Sylvaine Guyot and Fisher Center Artistic Director Gideon Lester.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
 New York Classical Theatre is producing New Visions, a developmental program of original plays by inspired by “classics.” Readings are free and open to the public.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 10, 2020
Today, Australian psych band Methyl Ethel release their new EP.  Hurts To Laugh, out now via Dot Dash / Remote Control, marks the ongoing output of Methyl Ethel singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jake Webb's restless mind.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
Renell Shaw, composer, songwriter and Associate Artist of Hackney Empire, today releases a new video to accompany his Ivor Novello award-winning composition THE VISION THEY HAD (FROM THE WINDRUSH SUITE).

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What productions of Ubu have their been?
Ubu has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1989.