Ubu

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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
We all know an Ubu. Impossibly greedy, unstoppably crude, inexorably hell-bent on making our country great again! Sound familiar?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Full tour dates are announced for Kneehigh's phantasmagorical and savagely funny Ubu! A Singalong Satire. As previously announced, the show will play at London's Shoreditch Town Hall in December as the perfect alternative Christmas show. It will then embark on a mini UK tour; travelling to Bristol Marble Factory, The Lowry, Salford and Leeds Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019
YOU CAN KISS ME, a short film by Jan Janelak, will be an official entry in the 15th Annual LA Femme International Film Festival at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles, October 17-20, 2019. The film, written and directed by Janelak, is a sexy and saucy look at two women looking for love who find more - or less - than either of them expected.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
The Alley Theatre and Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of the Tony Award®-winning Alley Theatre, announce the cast and creative team of Fully Committed. Under the direction of Alley Associate Producer and Casting Director Brandon Weinbrenner, Resident Acting Company Member Dylan Godwin steps into the role of Sam. Arriving just in time for the holidays at the Alley, Becky Mode's hilarious hit lets the holiday madness run wild. Performances of Fully Committed begin Tuesday, November 26 and run through Sunday, December 29. Tickets are available at the Alley Theatre Box Office at 713.220.5700 and online at www.alleytheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Bristol Old Vic today launched its 2020 programme of work, Year of Artists a?" shining a spotlight on the role of artists in a changing world, and celebrating creativity in us all. Work from some of the most incredible talent in British theatre today (from Emma Rice, Sally Cookson, Joel Horwood and Maria Aberg) sits alongside dazzling new writers and artists (such as Ross Willis and Miranda Cromwell) and opportunities for everyone from across the region, regardless of age, experience or background, to get creatively involved.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
The Alley Theatre and Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre, announce the cast and creative team of Fully Committed. Under the direction of Alley Associate Producer and Casting Director Brandon Weinbrenner, Resident Acting Company Member Dylan Godwin steps into the role of Sam. Arriving just in time for the holidays at the Alley, Becky Mode's hilarious hit lets the holiday madness run wild. Performances of Fully Committed begin Tuesday, November 26 and run through Sunday, December 29. Tickets are available at the Alley Theatre Box Office at 713.220.5700 and online at www.alleytheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
The Archive Residency is a vital incubator for New York City's most electrifying independent theater companies. This two-year residency offers companies an artistic home for the development and presentation of a new work. Each residency culminates with a world premiere production. Now in its sixth year, the Archive Residency is a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019
The Actors' Gang presents One Act Festival, featuring two contrasting programs performed in repertory. Show one, entitled The Classic, begins performances March 14th (press opening March 23) and features two classic one-act plays -- Jean-Paul Sartre's No Exit, directed by Brian T. Finney, and Samuel Beckett's Krapps's Last Tape, directed by Cynthia Ettinger. Show two, entitled The Original, begins performances March 16 (Press Opening March 29) and features three new one-act plays written, directed, and acted by The Actors Gang ensemble:  Tradition, written by James Edward Bane and directed by Tess Vidal, A Perfect World, written by Lynde Houck and directed by Danielle Powell, and Clean Slate, written by Bob Turton and directed by Zoe Hall. Both programs will run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through April 20th.  
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
The French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF), New York's premier French cultural and language center, today announced the 2019 Crossing the Line Festival, featuring 11 performances and a gallery exhibition from a geographically, generationally, and artistically diverse group of artists whose work transcends genres and boundaries. All performances are world, US, or New York premieres; they are united by their convention-breaking fearlessness as they confront topics from social injustice to personal demons. Many of the performances pay homage to legendary artists of our time and previous eras, while the theme of migration and its transformational effects on identity informs several others. The festival runs from September 12 to October 12. Ticket are available at crossingtheline.org.
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
Today Methyl Ethel, aka Australian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalistJake Webb, announce their forthcoming September North American tour and aheadline London show at Electric Brixton on November 13.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
After a critically acclaimed run this spring, A WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND returns this summer for an extended run. Based on a true story, it is written by Richard Roy (Richard III with Denzel Washington) and Eric C. Webb, directed by Thomas G. Waites (Awake and Sing! starring Frances McDormand, King Richard III starring Al Pacino), and stars Richard Roy and Connor Chase Stewart. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
With the Cyprus-based group Rumba Attack begins at Heroes Square on Friday July 12th, the Rialto World Music Festival. Rumba Attack  performing original instrumental material in their distinctive Flamenco- Rumba style, blended with sounds from Middle Eastern origins, Rock and Bossanova. During their live shows they regularly feature guests including vocals, cretan lyra, trumpet,  ute, saxophone and various percussion, and they have collaborated with local dance schools.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
After a critically acclaimed run this spring, A WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND hasl returned for an extended run. Based on a true story, it is written by Richard Roy (Richard III with Denzel Washington) and Eric C. Webb, directed by Thomas G. Waites (Awake and Sing! starring Frances McDormand, King Richard III starring Al Pacino), and stars Richard Roy and Connor Chase Stewart.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019
This summer, take a break from the hustle and bustle and journey to the lakes region of Central Maine to celebrate Theater at Monmouth's 50 years of producing classic theatre in Maine. TAM's What Dreams May Come Season is bursting with plays to make audiences laugh, cry, gasp, and experience a sense of wonder. Through Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and classic comedies, TAM's Golden Anniversary with sparkle and shimmer all season long.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
The Actors' Gang Theater presents an exhibition featuring the artworks of Ralph Steadman and Dario Fo, to accompany the run of ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST, which will open this Saturday, February 2nd and will continue until March 9th. Written by Italian playwright and Nobel Prize winner Dario Fo, translated by Jon Laskin and Michael Aquilante and directed by Will Thomas McFadden, the play began its run on Thursday, January 24th.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
Late last year, Australian pscyhe-pop band Methyl Ethel announced their forthcoming album, Triage out next month on 4AD. Today, they share the single and accompanying video for 'Trip The Mains.' 'It's got a sharp, '80s new wave-ish backdrop, but main member Jake Webb brings it into the now with a catchy vocal performance that fans of MGMT and Phoenix might dig,' said Brooklyn Vegan. Webb says of the track, 'behind every eye-twitch, a depleted mainframe barely pulses. 'Trip The Mains' is my moment of short circuiting.' The video features Webb suspended in time, defying the laws of gravity, and crashing into beds in this abstract fantasy directed by Matt Sav.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - 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 TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
Screamin' Rebel Angels are proud to release their sophomore LP Heel Grinder on Hey-Lo Records out January 24th, 2019: thirteen lucky tracks of raging, stomping, rock 'n roll, post-punk to ring in the new year. The band will be throwing their NYC record release show at the Mercury Lounge on January 25th, kicking off a string of dates on the East Coast, with West Coast, Canadian and European dates to follow.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
WP Theater, in partnership with Colt Coeur, announces that Kavi Ladnier ( Just Add Magic, Heroes ) and Sendhil Ramamurthy ( Heroes, Covert Affairs ) will star in the World Premiere of the 2017 Kilroys List play Hatef**k by Rehana Lew Mirza. WP Lab Alum and 2018 Lucille Lortel Visionary Director Award winner Adrienne Campbell-Holt (WP's What We're Up Against) returns to WP Theater to direct this bracingly insightful new play, which begins Off-Broadway previews on Sunday, March 3, 2019. The four-week limited engagement through Sunday, March 31 will celebrate its official opening night on Wednesday March 13 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts will present 'Ubu - An Absurdist Immersive Gran Guignol Musical' in eight performances from Feb. 26 through March 4 in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.
by TV News Desk - 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 methylethel.lnk.to/hurtstolaugh.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
La MaMa presents the premiere of legendary playwright Jean-Claude van Itallie's The Fat Lady Sings at La MaMa's Downstairs Theater (66 East 4th Street). Directed by Drama Desk Award winner David Schweizer, the production is scheduled to begin previews on March 21, 2019, with an opening night on March 25, 2019 (running run through April 7, 2019). The cast will feature New York City Opera sensation, Lauren Flanigan, and actor, Tony Torn, known for his celebrated experimental theater work. They will be joined by Jake Horowitz, Nancy McArthur and Jose Useche.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
Shoreditch Town Hall today announces its 2019 programme which opens with the 2018 Fringe First Award-winning dressed. by ThisEgg in collaboration with Made My Wardrobe and co-presented with Battersea Arts Centre. In May, the award-winning Barely Methodical Troupe present their explosive circus show, SHIFT. curious directive return to Shoreditch Town Hall with Gastronomic; a unique, multi-sensory combination of theatre, gastronomy and technology. Kneehigh close the year in December with their deliriously unhinged improvised promenade musical Kneehigh's Ubu - a singalong satire.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts will present 'Ubu - An Absurdist Immersive Gran Guignol Musical' in eight performances from Feb. 26 through March 4 in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Today, Third Man Records is thrilled to give a vinyl release to legendary Detroit punk rockers Algebra Mothers' defining single, 'Strawberry Cheesecake' b/w 'Modern Noise.' A run of pink vinyl (limited to 200 copies) is now available in the purple and green sleeves pictured above, while the standard black version can be purchased in the gray sleeve. The limited pink vinyl version can be purchased at Third Man's Nashville and Detroit storefronts, while the black vinyl version can be purchased HERE. The purple sleeves will only be available for purchase in at the Detroit store, while the green sleeves will only be available in the Nashville store.
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Australian pscyhe-pop band Methyl Ethel release their remarkable new album Triagetoday on 4AD. Written, produced and performed by lead singer Jake Webb, and recorded in his home studio, Triage marks the Perth, Australia band's third album. Buy the album HERE.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
The Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced that it will be bringing its Traveling Masters program to Rhode Island, Nevada, and New Hampshire for the very first time over the course of this month. The Traveling Masters is a nationwide education program providing master classes and events on the craft of writing. The program presents an incredible opportunity for students, aspiring professionals, and theater lovers to connect with the giants of American theater to be inspired, challenged, and empowered. Participants get the chance to interact with award-winning writers, allowing them to learn, ask questions, and develop their talents with input from true experts. Participants in each state gain insight into the real-life experiences of three different renowned playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Drayton Entertainment announces casting for Rocky: The Musical. This adrenaline-fueled musical based on Sylvester Stallone's Academy© Award-winning film will launch the 2019 Season at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. The production will run for four weeks from March 6 to March 31.
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 BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018
Art House Productions is proud to announce its winter mainstage production of Allison Gregory's Not Medea, directed by Adin Walker. Performances run, December 6,7,8, 13, 14, 15 at 8:00pm, and Sundays, December 9 and 16 at 3:00pm for a total of eight performances, with ASL and Audio Interpretation at the Friday, December 14th performance. Beginning at 6:30pm prior to the December 14th performance, the Art House Access Committee will host a free mixer for artists with and without disabilities. Wine and hors d'oeuvres included. In concurrence with Not Medea, the Art House Gallery will be open for its inaugural Affordable Art Show featuring over 75 fine art pieces all selling for $500 and under. Art House Productions is located at 262 17th St, Jersey City, NJ 07310. For tickets and more information visit www.arthouseproductions.org
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Charles Hazlewood, co-conceiver of Kneehigh's Ubu! A Singalong Satire, has created scores for many iconic Kneehigh shows, including Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) and The Tin Drum. He has also founded the world's first large-scale professional ensemble of virtuoso musicians with disabilities, The British Paraorchestra, and conducted many of the world's other greatest orchestras.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
In a spectacular world premiere, Mona Foma is collaborating with Tasmania's award-winning Terrapin Puppet Theatre to present King Ubu, a wild satire of power and greed, adapted from 19th-century France to Launceston in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "Rusty Magee: Revisited", a celebration of the life and music of Rusty Magee, the legendary cabaret staple of the 80s and 90s with one of the most distinct and creative musical voices of all time.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
Race and Reckonings on a journey from South Africa  to South Side to South Bronx, January 10 - 13, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018
TimeLine Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Cardboard Piano, Hansol Jung's powerful story of faith, love, and the human capacity for forgiveness set amidst violent conflict in northern Uganda, playing January 9 - March 17, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2018
Screamin' Rebel Angels are proud to release their sophomore LP Heel Grinder on Hey-Lo Records out January 24th, 2019: thirteen lucky tracks of raging, stomping, rock 'n roll, post-punk to ring in the new year. The band will be throwing their NYC record release show at the Mercury Lounge on January 25th, kicking off a string of dates on the East Coast, with West Coast, Canadian and European dates to follow.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Juvenilia's Ubu Roar returns to the Modern Theatre for two weekends of raucous revelry and satire. This new translation of Alfred Jarry's play flirtatiously thumbs its nose in the face of yowling incompetence, greedy self-interest, and the immoral wielding of power. Ubu Roar is tons of fun and irreverent as anything recently tweeted.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
The Actors' Gang presents VIOLENCE: The Misadventures of Spike Spangle, Farmer, written by The Actors' Gang Artistic Director Tim Robbins and Adam Simon and directed by Bob Turton, who was most recently seen at The Actors' Gang as "The Maniac" in Accidental Death of an Anarchist. This no-holds barred satire of militarism and media manipulation begins performances May 2nd (Press Opening May 11th at 8:00pm) and will run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through June 22nd. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
The Civilians, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Steve Cosson and Managing Director Margaret Moll, is proud to present the world premiere of Paul Swan is Dead and Gone by Claire Kiechel, a former member of The Civilians' R&D Group where the play was first developed. Directed by Cosson and starring Tony Torn as the real-life Paul Swan, the production marks Kiechel's New York debut and runs April 25 - May 19, with an opening night set for May 1. For an audience of only 30, the intimate and immersive performance takes place at Torn Page (435 West 22nd Street, Manhattan), a salon-style performance space located inside a historic Chelsea townhouse originally purchased by Torn's parents, Geraldine Page and Rip Torn.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Stone Soup Shakespeare announces Casting for Twelfth Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019
The Suffolk University Theatre Department is proud to launch an exciting new initiative - Juvenilia - with a kick-off event for its inaugural production, Ubu Roar. This unique theater event materializes for one night only at the Modern Theatre. Ubu Roar promises to be an evening of rollicking tyranny featuring live, loud music and a cash bar.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
The Suffolk University Theatre Department is proud to launch an exciting new initiative - Juvenilia - with a kick-off event for its inaugural production, Ubu Roar. This unique theater event materializes for one night only at the Modern Theatre. Ubu Roar promises to be an evening of rollicking tyranny featuring live, loud music and a cash bar.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Stairwell Theater brings the Scottish tragedy to life inside the dimly lit world of a New York City speakeasy (don't worry, no one is going to make you put on a mask).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Peak Performances continues a season of iconoclastic works with the U.S. premiere of Romeo Castellucci's Democracy in America, freely inspired by the writing of Alexis de Tocqueville (May 9-12). In a moment where the words "democracy in America" themselves read as a question, the firebrand director looks back on Tocqueville's canonized impressions of America's sociopolitical structure, and the potential, vulnerabilities, flaws, and dangers embedded in its roots.