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by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018
The Public Theater will begin previews for the New York premiere of FIRE IN DREAMLAND, written by Rinne Groff on Tuesday, June 19. The company is currently hard at work in rehearsals, check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018
Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, and Transport Group,Â under the leadership of Jack Cummings III (Artistic Director) and Lori Fineman (Executive Director), present a new production of Tennessee Williams'Â SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of The Transport Group, now inÂ previews at CSC (136 East 13thÂ Street) for a limited engagement throughÂ Sunday, May 20.Â Opening night isÂ Thursday, May 3.Â Â The cast ofÂ SUMMER AND SMOKEÂ will featureÂ Glenna BruckenÂ (Rosemary),Â Phillip ClarkÂ (Dr. Buchanan),Â Nathan DarrowÂ (John Buchanan),Â Â Hannah EllessÂ (Nellie Ewell),Â Elena HurstÂ (Rosa Gonzales),Â Marin IrelandÂ (Alma Winemiller),Â Tina Johnson(Mrs. Bassett),Â Gerardo RodriguezÂ (Papa Gonzales),Â T. Ryder SmithÂ (Reverend Winemiller),Â Ryan SpahnÂ (Archie Kramer),Jonathan SpiveyÂ (Roger Doremus), andÂ Barbara WalshÂ (Mrs. Winemiller).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016
The March 2016 Issue of Vogue magazine features a profile on The Public Theater's artistic director Oskar Eustis, one of the players behind Broadway's insanely successful HAMILTON and more. Scroll down for a look at Eustis' portrait, and read the full article by Adam Green here!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013
New mother Mari has a devoted husband, a reassuring midwife and a mom who can't wait to babysit. But she can't shake the feeling that there's something strange about her newborn daughter. Chicago's The Gift Theatre Company births a world of new motherhood, where doubt and certainty blur, in the Chicago premiere of Laura Marks' thrilling, haunting and terrifying Mine, directed by Marti Lyons. Mine makes its Chicago premiere now through August 11, 2013, at The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Avenue (at Lawrence) in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!
Photo Flash: First Look at Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat in Berkeley Rep's FALLACI World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. It is a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci is currently in previews in the Roda Theatre and opens March 13, running through April 21. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the actors onstage below!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012
The Obie Award-winning Clubbed Thumb recently held a kickoff for its 17th annual program of new plays by emerging writers -- SUMMERWORKS 2012, running May 26-June 30 at the HERE Arts Center in Soho. Actors, playwrights, directors and designers joined Clubbed Thumb's Producing Artistic Director Maria Striar at the SUMMERWORKS launch party. See photos from the event below!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011
The Public Theater hostd the final Public Forum evening of the season, 'Tony Kushner and Oskar Eustis in Conversation,' last night, May 8. In his new play, The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, Kushner writes movingly about politics and family in America today-plus unions, real estate and love. Kushner and Eustis discussed these topics and more, with an introduction by special guest host Cynthia Nixon.
by Peter James Zielinski - Feb 18, 2011
The Public Theater began previews Tuesday, February 1 for the world premiere production of Rinne Groff's COMPULSION, directed by Oskar Eustis. The cast features Hannah Cabell, Matte Osian, and Mandy Patinkin, with puppet design and puppetry supervision by Matt Acheson. COMPULSION runs through Sunday, March 13 at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette Street). The show officially opened last night, February 17. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will begin previews Tuesday, February 1 for the world premiere production of Rinne Groff's COMPULSION, directed by Oskar Eustis.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will begin previews Tuesday, February 1 for the world premiere production of Rinne Groff's COMPULSION, directed by Oskar Eustis. The cast features Hannah Cabell, Matte Osian, and Mandy Patinkin, with puppet design and puppetry supervision by Matt Acheson. COMPULSION runs through Sunday, March 13 at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette Street) with an official press opening on Thursday, February 17. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW Photo Special - Sep 14, 2010
Even as its shows reach New York and London, Berkeley Repertory Theatre begins another season of fearless theatre here at home: Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor Mandy Patinkin stars in the world-premiere production of Compulsion on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage. Acclaimed director Oskar Eustis returns to the Bay Area with Rinne Groff's latest play, a kaleidoscopic collision of history and culture that combines stellar acting with marvelous marionettes. Compulsion, a world-premiere co-production from Berkeley Rep, The Public Theater, and Yale Repertory Theatre, begins previews on September 13, opens September 16, and closes October 31.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2010
The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson, Executive Director) and 3-Legged Dog will present THE HUMAN SCALE, an unsparing and graphic exploration of the ongoing crisis in Gaza
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2010
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director), THE PUBLIC THEATER (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson, Executive Director), and BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE (Tony Taccone, Artistic Director; Susan Medak, Managing Director) present the world premiere of COMPULSION by Rinne Groff, directed by Oskar Eustis, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, New Haven) January 29-February 28. Opening Night is Thursday, February 4.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2008
On October 11, stageFARM (Alex Kilgore, Artistic Director and Carrie Shaltz, Founder / Executive Director) mounted the world premiere of SPIN, a series of new short plays (commissioned on the timely topic) by Adam Rapp, Gina Gionfriddo, Judith Thompson, Elizabeth Meriwether, and Mark Schultz at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2008
the stageFARM (Alex Kilgore, Artistic Director and Carrie Shaltz, Founder / Executive Director) has announced complete casting presents world premiere of SPIN, a series of new short plays (commissioned on the timely topic) by Adam Rapp, Gina Gionfriddo, Judith Thompson, Elizabeth Meriwether, and Mark Schultz. With direction by Alex Kilgore and Evan Cabnet, the cast of SPIN will feature Patch Darragh (Crimes of the Heart, SAFE), Rebecca Henderson (U.S. Drag, VENGEANCE), Jesse Hooker (Some Men, Iphiginia 2.0), David Ross (VENGEANCE) and Dreama Walker ('Gossip Girl'). SPIN begins performances Friday evening, October 3, 2008, for a limited engagement through Saturday evening, November 8, at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street between Barrow & Bedford Streets). Opening night is Saturday evening, October 11, 2008 at 8:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2008
SAVED features music & lyrics by Obie Award winner Michael Friedman (The Civilians' Gone Missing and the recent Paris Commune) and book & lyrics by 2-time Olivier Award nominee John Dempsey (The Witches of Eastwick) & Obie Award winner Rinne Groff (The Ruby Sunrise, writer on Showtime's 'Weeds'), based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Brian Dannelly & Michael Urban.