Urban Blight

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Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016
Culture Lab Detroit, an organization that fosters conversations and collaborations between Detroit and the international art, architecture, and design communities, will hold a special panel discussion on the immigrant experience as part of its 2016 program focused on the theme, 'Walls,' to take place from 1-3 p.m., November 12, 2016. The panel also anticipates Culture Lab Detroit's upcoming performance, in collaboration with the Detroit Institute of Arts, Migguel Anggelo and The Immigrants: Another Son of Venezuela, November 18.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Marking the halfway point in its commitment to present all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Two River Theater announces the complete cast and creative team for its production of Wilson's "exhilarating" (The New York Times) and incendiary drama King Hedley II, directed by Brandon J. Dirden. For the first time, the theater will be presenting one of Wilson's plays in its intimate 110-seat Marion Huber Theater, with performances beginning on November 10 and continuing for an extended five-week run through Sunday, December 16. The opening night performance is Friday, November 16 at 7pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. The production sponsors are Monmouth University and Collex Collision Experts.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Damian Arnold, is pleased to announce the Broadway premiere of Marc Camoletti's classic farce Don't Dress For Dinner, adapted by Robin Hawdon, directed by John Tillinger. The cast will be announced soon. Don't Dress For Dinner will begin previews on March 30 and open officially on April 26, 2012 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This will be a limited engagement through June 17, 2012.
by Patrick Kennedy - Nov 7, 2014
The Museum of Modern Art devotes its galleries to Gober's objects and installations--works that speak to the crises of our time.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013
Playwright, director and screenwriter David Mamet made a bold observation about President Obama in a recent interview with The Hugh Hewitt Show.
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2017
FIRST WE TAKE BROOKLYN, starring Danny A. Abeckaser, AnnaLynne McCord, Harvey Keitel, Charlotte McKinney, Edoardo Ballerini and Kathrine Narducci, brings grit and drama to the big screen in a feature film showcasing the dark life faced by the lead character upon return to his hometown of Brooklyn, following an intense Israeli prison stint.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
Marking the halfway point in its commitment to present all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Two River Theater announces the complete cast and creative team for its production of Wilson's "exhilarating" (The New York Times) and incendiary drama King Hedley II, directed by Brandon J. Dirden. For the first time, the theater will be presenting one of Wilson's plays in its intimate 110-seat Marion Huber Theater, with performances beginning on November 10 and continuing for an extended five-week run through Sunday, December 16. The opening night performance is Today, November 16 at 7pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. The production sponsors are Monmouth University and Collex Collision Experts.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016
Culture Lab Detroit, an organization that fosters conversations and collaborations between Detroit and the international art, architecture, and design communities, will hold a special panel discussion on the immigrant experience as part of its 2016 program focused on the theme, 'Walls,' to take place from 1-3 p.m., November 12, 2016. The panel also anticipates Culture Lab Detroit's upcoming performance, in collaboration with the Detroit Institute of Arts, Migguel Anggelo and The Immigrants: Another Son of Venezuela, November 18.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2018
Marking the halfway point in its commitment to present all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Two River Theater announces the complete cast and creative team for its production of Wilson's "exhilarating" (The New York Times) and incendiary drama King Hedley II, directed by Brandon J. Dirden. For the first time, the theater will be presenting one of Wilson's plays in its intimate 110-seat Marion Huber Theater, with performances beginning on November 10 and continuing for an extended five-week run through Sunday, December 16. The opening night performance is Friday, November 16 at 7pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. The production sponsors are Monmouth University and Collex Collision Experts.
by Naomi Serviss - May 29, 2018
Dominique Morisseau's taut play depicting desperation at a 1949 Detroit jazz club in an African-American neighborhood targeted for gentrification recalls August Wilson's Pittsburgh-set series.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017
Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo, L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present After the Gold Rush: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection from March 22, 2011, through January 2, 2012, in the Joyce and Robert Menschel Hall for Modern Photography.
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
Trafalgar Releasing are pleased to announce the theatrical release of Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock n Roll, in movie theaters on May 22 & 29 (international screenings 22 May only)*.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011
Andrea McArdle and daughter Alexis Kalehoff co-star as a mother and daughter in TheatreWorks' BLOOD BROTHERS in Naples, Florida. Performances run through March 20.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010
Collaborative Art Project (CAP) 21 will honor Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and Academy Award Winner David Shire at their 2010 Spring Gala on March 11.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010
Collaborative Art Project (CAP) 21 will honor Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and Academy Award Winner David Shire at their 2010 Spring Gala on March 11th. Several performers have been announced, including Alexander Gemignani, Jenn Colella, and Maltby's daughter, Charlotte Maltby.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011
Andrea McArdle and daughter Alexis Kalehoff are set to costar as a mother and daughter in TheatreZone's BLOOD BROTHERS in Naples, Florida. Performances run March 10 through March 20.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present After the Gold Rush: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection from March 22, 2011, through January 2, 2012, in the Joyce and Robert Menschel Hall for Modern Photography.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014
Die Hard and Blade Runner, race riots and natural disasters, urban blight and austere modernist architecture are all fodder for Gabriel Kahane's The Ambassador, a musical investigation of Los Angeles. Using street addresses as entry ways into characters as varied as James M. Cain's Mildred Pierce and the doorman at the long-defunct Ambassador Hotel, Kahane offers a dozen exquisite songs that seek to rewire our relationship to Southern California. The album, which is out this week on Sony Music Masterworks, will be transformed into an evening-length stage show next season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017
Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.  
by Beau Higgins - Jul 5, 2010
'The upcoming season will be one of our most adventuresome ever,' said Mark Danni, founder of TheatreZone, the nonprofit professional theatre group in residence at the G&L Theatre on The Community School of Naples campus. 'We have an exciting mix of classic, tap dancing, powerful and nostalgic Broadways hits,' he adds.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo, L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2013
According to the Yale Daily News, alumnus playwright Christopher Durang collapsed onstage yesterday, January 19, during a performance of Kiss Me, Kate.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014
The Museum of the City of New York announces City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection, the first exhibition of the treasure trove of 1970s and '80s graffiti art amassed by artist and pioneering collector Martin Wong, who donated the entire collection to the City Museum in 1994. The exhibition features seminal paintings and 'black book' sketches by DAZE (Chris Ellis), DONDI (Donald White), FUTURA 2000 (Leonard McGurr), Keith Haring, LADY PINK (Sandra Fabara), LEE (Lee Quiñones), RAMMELLZEE, SHARP (Aaron Goodstone), ZEPHYR (Andrew Witten), and many more New York graffiti artists, as well as photographs by Charlie Ahearn, Henry Chalfant, Martha Cooper, and others that show the era's graffiti-covered subways and buildings. City as Canvas will open today, February 4, 2014, and remain on view until Sunday, August 24, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010
Collaborative Art Project (CAP) 21 will honor Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and Academy Award Winner David Shire at their 2010 Spring Gala on March 11th. Several performers have been announced, including Alexander Gemignani, Jenn Colella, and Maltby's daughter, Charlotte Maltby.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo, L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2011
Andrea McArdle and daughter Alexis Kalehoff are set to costar as a mother and daughter in TheatreWorks' BLOOD BROTHERS in Naples, Florida. Performances run March 10 through March 20.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010
Collaborative Art Project (CAP) 21 will honor Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. and Academy Award Winner David Shire at their 2010 Spring Gala on March 11.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo, L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012
Roundabout Theatre Company in association with Damian Arnold, has announced casting for the Broadway premiere of Marc Camoletti's classic farce Don't Dress For Dinner, starring Ben Daniels as "Robert," Melora Hardin as "Jacqueline," Adam James as "Bernard" and Jennifer Tilly as "Suzanne" with Spencer Kayden as "Suzette." Don't Dress For Dinner is adapted by Robin Hawdon and directed by John Tillinger.
by Cara Winter - Feb 19, 2014
Tracey Scott Wilson's 'Buzzer' at The Goodman Theatre is a thought-provoking look at racial tensions and pervasive sexism in a not-yet-gentrified urban neighborhood, as seen through the eyes of an affluent interracial couple and their recovering-addict friend who moves in with them.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2010
Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
Marking the halfway point in its commitment to present all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Two River Theater's critically-acclaimed production of Wilson's drama King Hedley II, directed by Brandon J. Dirden, ended its extended run on December 16. Scroll down for photos of the all-access pass to the closing performance.
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2013
According to Variety, playwright David Mamet is finalizing a deal with Fox, Lionsgate TV and 20th Century Fox TV to create a seven-part mini-series based on the 'seven deadly sins'.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016
RR Auction is proud to present The Tom Gregory Collection of Hollywood signed photographs during its December specialty auction that runs through Thursday, December 15, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014
With direction by Tony-award winner John Tiffany (Black Watch, Once) and set design by Tony-award winner Christine Jones (Spring Awakening, Queen of the Night), The Ambassador is a love letter, by turns droll and melancholic, to a city long misunderstood. It made its world premiere earlier this year at the Carolina Performing Arts, and opens tonight, December 10, at BAM for a run through December 13, 2014. The final staging will be in Los Angeles itself, at UCLA in February 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014
Dixon Place, Ellie Covan, founder and artistic director, proudly announces SUPPER AT THE SALON, a special evening of dinner and entertainment which will take place on the mainstage theater at Dixon Place on Monday, September 15th, with cocktails beginning in the lounge at 6:30 PM. The evening will include performances by Stew (Passing Strange), Nancy Giles ('CBS Sunday Morning'), Broadway's Ted Keegan (Phantom of the Opera, Cyrano, Camelot), award-winning aerial troupe LAVA, and more to be announced, and will be hosted by Bindlestiff Family Cirkus founder, Keith Nelson. Also that evening, four honorees will receive the iconic Dixon Place mini chair award for their contributions to the arts and support of Dixon Place: award winning actor-writer Peggy Shaw; The Jerome Foundation, celebrating its 50th Anniversary; Dixon Place Board member Eric Jensen, and theater supporter Yoshiko Kakuga.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2009
This month, the Lark Play Development Center will present a BareBones® production of THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall (Hoodoo Love). This workshop production comes as the next stage of development for the play, which was part of the Lark's 2007-08 Playwrights' Workshop program led by Lark Playwright Advisor Arthur Kopit.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2009
This month, the Lark Play Development Center will present a BareBones® production of THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall (Hoodoo Love). This workshop production comes as the next stage of development for the play, which was part of the Lark's 2007-08 Playwrights' Workshop program led by Lark Playwright Advisor Arthur Kopit.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Two River Theater announces the lineup of productions for its 2019/20 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010
Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will end its new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller on April 25th.