the dreamer examines his pillow

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47th Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
304 West 47th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
On the eve of a day that would forever change America, an irreverent and mysterious maid visits Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, and inspires the civil rights leader to reexamine his strongest beliefs and dearest hopes. In the Olivier Award-winning drama The Mountaintop, playing on the Steinbright Stage at People's Light from September 28-October 30, 2016, playwright Katori Hall guides us to the summit of MLK's historic life to offer a stunning new view of his dream for our nation.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
After a successful workshop in Los Angeles, 16th Street Actors Studio and Australian Theatre Company continue their partnership as they present John Patrick Shanley Workshop NY featuring the new work of the Pulitzer, Tony and Academy award-winning writer and director. The workshop will take place at the Sheen Center's Loreto Theatre from October 21-25, 2018. For more details visit australiantheatrecompany.org/education
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016
On the eve of a day that would forever change America, an irreverent and mysterious maid visits Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, and inspires the civil rights leader to reexamine his strongest beliefs and dearest hopes. In the Olivier Award-winning drama The Mountaintop, playing on the Steinbright Stage at People's Light from September 28-October 30, 2016, playwright Katori Hall guides us to the summit of MLK's historic life to offer a stunning new view of his dream for our nation.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018
Coming soon to The New York International Fringe Festival is Observance by Elyssa Nicole Trust, directed by Susanna Wolk (Waitress, Lobby Hero on Broadway). Observance aims to break down stereotypes about Orthodox Jews and bridge the gap between observant and secular Jews so we can accept one another regardless of how we live our daily (Jewish) lives.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017
Mark Blanchard, Samadahi Entertainment and The Actorhood have announced the successful John Patrick Shanley production of 'The Dreamer Examines His Pillow,' starring the exceptional cast of Scottie Thompson, Ade M'Cormack, and Sal Landi, and will re-open at the beautiful Hudson Mainstage Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015
Writer and actor Rhonda S. Musak brings the world premiere of Rhonda Badonda: The Adventures of a Girl with a Pain in Her Brain to the Vancouver Fringe Festival. This funny and moving piece takes the audience on a triumphant, auto-biographical journey through the trials and tribulations of being different, and ultimately to self-discovery and healing. This touchingly personal tale is directed by Gareth Hendee and runs as part of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, September 10-20, 2015 at the False Creek Gym.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival presents a special event: The World Premieres of two short plays by John Patrick Shanley: Our Fantasia, directed by John Hindman and starring Nora Garrett and Graham Sibley; and On the Terrace, directed by Jackie Diamond and starring Dustyn Gulledge and Scottie Thompson. The pair of plays are being billed as Shorts by Shanley. Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival Director is Nick Hardcastle.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017
Mark Blanchard, Samadahi Entertainment and The Actorhood have announced the successful John Patrick Shanley production of 'The Dreamer Examines His Pillow,' starring the exceptional cast of Scottie Thompson, Ade M'Cormack, and Sal Landi, and will re-open at the beautiful Hudson Mainstage Theatre.
by Shari Barrett - Oct 25, 2017
First produced in the mid-1980s, John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW holds interest as an early work by the multi-award-winning playwright who went on to win the Pulitzer for DOUBT and an Oscar for MOONSTRUCK. His early play offers musings about life, sex, death and relationships, directed by Mark Blanchard at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018
Coming soon to The New York International Fringe Festival is Observance by Elyssa Nicole Trust, directed by Susanna Wolk (Waitress, Lobby Hero on Broadway). Observance aims to break down stereotypes about Orthodox Jews and bridge the gap between observant and secular Jews so we can accept one another regardless of how we live our daily (Jewish) lives.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
STARTING 5 PRODUCTIONS has just announced that Terrance McNally's WHERE HAS TOMMY FLOWERS GONE?, directed by Laura Braza will play a three-week limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Workshop Theater (312 W 36th St Fourth Floor New York, NY 10018).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017
STARTING 5 PRODUCTIONS has announced Terrance McNally's WHERE HAS TOMMY FLOWERS GONE?, directed by Laura Braza. WHERE HAS TOMMY FLOWERS GONE? will play a three-week limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Workshop Theater (312 W 36th St Fourth Floor New York, NY 10018).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for the upcoming 2016 productions of Sweat, The City of Conversation and All the Way.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014
Philadelphia Theatre Company announces four of its five plays for next year's 40th Anniversary season including Lisa D'Amour's disturbing yet bracingly funny drama Detroit, the Tony Award nominated Outside Mullingar by Pulitzer, Oscar and Tony Award-winning writer John Patrick Shanley, the runaway hit of this year's Humana Festival of New American Plays, brownsville song (b-side for tray) by rising playwright Kimber Lee, and Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair's musical whodunit Murder for Two, nominated for this year's Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Awards. A final mainstage production will be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015
Playwright Wendy Graf (No Word In Guyanese for Me) explores the journey of an 'all American girl' (Annika Marks and Jeanne Syquia, alternating) as she develops from innocent youth to radicalized extremist. Anita Khanzadian directs the world premiere of All American Girl for InterACT Theatre Company, opening July 3 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016
The Attic Theater Company (Laura Braza, Artistic Director, and Ted Caine, Executive Director) returns to New York City for its annual Off-Broadway summer production. The critically acclaimed company will present Eric Overmyer's comedy ON THE VERGE, directed by Laura Braza.  ON THE VERGE will play a strictly limited Off-Broadway engagement at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street, NYC) beginning Saturday, June 18th through Saturday, July 9th, 2016.  The Press Opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 23rd.  Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at http://www.theattictheaterco.com/#!upcoming/c6v5.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014
The Flea Theater has announced Stephen Lang's BEYOND GLORY. Lang brings the stories of eight Medal of Honor recipients to the stage in this exciting one-man show adapted from Larry Smith's bestselling book, Beyond Glory. As a tribute to fallen soldiers, Lang has performed the show on military bases and on the floor of Congress as well as on Broadway. In the fall of 2013 filming began on a documentary Beyond Glory: Tour of Duty, following Lang as he toured the show throughout the Heartland and to the front lines in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Now he brings the show and the film crew to The Flea, in order to document the play in its entirety.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014
With a mandate to produce plays set in Canada prior to Confederation, The Canadian History Project is proud to present In His Name-Dollard Des Ormeaux and the Battle of Long Sault, written by Robert Tsonos and directed by Adam Bailey, from April 23rd to 27th, 2014. Performances will be held Wednesday to Saturday at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pm at The Array Space (155 Walnut Avenue, Toronto). Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://inhisname.eventbrite.ca, by calling 416­993­7929, or by emailing inhisnametickets@hotmail.com.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is ready to il-lumos-nate your mind, tug at your dragon heart strings, and most importantly, welcome you back home to Hogwarts as it begins previews tonight. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. starring Tanna Frederick and Robert Standley, and directed by Carl Weathers, will open July 1 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015
The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) Saturday, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th.  The Opening Night is Thursday, July 30th at 7 PM. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014
The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable will host MOONSTRUCK MEETS STARSTUCK: A FESTIVE BENEFIT FOR THE YOUNG AT ART on Monday, June 9th at 6:00 pm at the Park Avenue Armory (643 Park Avenue). This year's benefit will honor the artistry of John Patrick Shanley and support the Roundtable's programs for the hundreds of organizations and practitioners who bring arts education to the city's schools and communities.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018
John Patrick Shanley is the author of more than 23 plays, appearing on broadway, of broad way and all over the country. His early works are acting school staples, with many a young actor cutting their teeth on meaty  scenes from Danny and the Deep Blue Sea and Dreamer Examines his Pillow, yet these plays do not often get produced in their entirety.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
Director Mark Clements and Executive Director Chad Bauman are expanding the leadership team at Milwaukee Repertory Theater with three exceptional female leaders.
by Jessica Khan - Jul 30, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Pasek & Paul's DEAR EVAN HANSEN debuts at Arena Stage and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015
The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's (pictured, left) the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) Saturday, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th. The Opening Night is tonight, July 30th at 7 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015
Playwright Wendy Graf (No Word In Guyanese for Me) explores the journey of an 'all American girl' (Annika Marks and Jeanne Syquia, alternating) as she develops from innocent youth to radicalized extremist. Anita Khanzadian directs the world premiere of All American Girl for InterACT Theatre Company, opening tonight, July 3 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2017/18 programming as single tickets for the full season go on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015
The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's (pictured, left) the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) tonight, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th.
by - Jul 25, 2015
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/25/2015.
by - Jul 18, 2015
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/18/2015.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2019
The magic is real at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as Harry, Ron and Hermione launch into a thrilling new adventure that begins 19 years later. The entire theatre has been transfigured to immerse you in this spectacular world where epic duels, extraordinary spells and beloved characters come to life. Filled with unprecedented stagecraft and thrilling storytelling, this Tony Award-winning show is a singular, unforgettable experience. Get to know the current cast of the Broadway production!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. starring Tanna Frederick and Robert Standley, and directed by Carl Weathers, will open July 1 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018
The Attic Theater Company and Ted Caine will present the world premiere production of JERICHO, by Academy Award nominee (Ragtime) and Drama Desk award-winning playwright Michael Weller (Moonchildren), directed by artistic director Laura Braza (Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone?).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017
Milwaukee Repertory Theater  presents the riveting new play, Grounded, by George Brant in the Stiemke Studio, February 22 - April 2, 2017.   This palpitating one-woman show features Jessie Fisher whose credits include Girl in Broadway's Once and most recently Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Constellations and Of Mice and Men.  Directed by Milwaukee native Laura Braza (Artistic Director of Attic Theater Company, NY), Grounded tells the tale of an ace fighter pilot who finds herself grounded when an unexpected pregnancy puts her career on hold. When she returns to the pilot's seat, she finds that she's now part of the "chair force," flying drones and dropping bombs on enemy combatants in Afghanistan from the comfort of an air conditioned trailer in Las Vegas. She may find hunting terrorists by day and being a mother by night her toughest assignment yet.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017
Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company, continues its 30th Anniversary Season with John Logan's comedy I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018
Back by popular demand, Ammunition Theatre Company is proud to be reviving its wildly successful production by playwright D.G. Watson, THE TRAGEDY: A COMEDY. Acclaimed director Ahmed Best will be at the helm. The unique comic play returns March 8th, at THE PICO - 10508 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064. The show will play monthly (2nd or 3rd Thursday of each month).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016
Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017
Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the riveting new play, Grounded, by George Brant in the Stiemke Studio, now through April 2, 2017. This palpitating one-woman show features Jessie Fisher, whose credits include Girl in Broadway's Once and most recently Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Constellations and Of Mice and Men. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Fisher onstage below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017
Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). Chronicling LBJ's second term as he seeks to maintain his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and complete a raft of impossibly ambitious social policy projects, The Great Society runs February 2-March 11, 2018 on the Fichandler Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017
STARTING 5 PRODUCTIONS presents Terrence McNally's WHERE HAS TOMMY FLOWERS GONE?, directed by Laura Braza. WHERE HAS TOMMY FLOWERS GONE?, playing a three-week limited engagement at the Workshop Theater (312 W 36th St Fourth Floor New York, NY 10018).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014
Bowman Wright, last seen as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Arena Stage's The Mountaintop, will tackle the role of King in August Wilson's classic drama King Hedley II at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Wright joins the previously announced E. Faye Butler as Ruby. Under the direction of Timothy Douglas, King Hedley II runs February 6-March 8, 2015 in the Fichandler Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
The Attic Theater Company and Ted Caine will present the world premiere production of JERICHO, by Academy Award nominee (Ragtime) and Drama Desk award-winning playwright Michael Weller (Moonchildren), directed by artistic director Laura Braza (Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone?).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017
Samadahi Entertainment and The Lounge Theatre are proud to announce they have signed Scottie Thompson (The Blacklist, Graceland and NCIS), to star in THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW by John Patrick Shanley. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017
BroadwayWorld is excited to announce that Stacie Bono will be taking us behind the scenes at Barrow Street Theatre's revolutionary production of SWEENEY TODD!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015
Writer and actor Rhonda S. Musak brings the world premiere of Rhonda Badonda: The Adventures of a Girl with a Pain in Her Brain to the Vancouver Fringe Festival. This funny and moving piece takes the audience on a triumphant, auto-biographical journey through the trials and tribulations of being different, and ultimately to self-discovery and healing. This touchingly personal tale is directed by Gareth Hendee and runs as part of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, September 10-20, 2015 at the False Creek Gym.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017
Samadahi Entertainment and The Lounge Theatre thrilled to present THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW with an all star cast of Scottie Thompson (The Blacklist, Graceland and NCIS), Sal Landi (How To Get Away With Murder, Scandal, Independents' Day), Ade M'Cormack (NCIS, Blood Diamond, 24). 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014
New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, are pleased to announce the three new works that will be featured on the Mainstage during the 2014 Powerhouse Theater Season, running from June 20 to July 27 at Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York). Subscriptions go on sale May 7; full programming and ticket sale information will be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014
With a mandate to produce plays set in Canada prior to Confederation, The Canadian History Project will present In His Name: Dollard Des Ormeaux and the Battle of Long Sault, written by Robert Tsonos and directed by Adam Bailey. The show will run today, April 23rd to 27th, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014
With a mandate to produce plays set in Canada prior to Confederation, The Canadian History Project is proud to present In His Name-Dollard Des Ormeaux and the Battle of Long Sault, written by Robert Tsonos and directed by Adam Bailey, from tonight, April 23rd to 27th, 2014. Performances will be held Today to Saturday at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pm at The Array Space (155 Walnut Avenue, Toronto). Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://inhisname.eventbrite.ca, by calling 416­993­7929, or by emailing inhisnametickets@hotmail.com.