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News: The Flea Theater Announces Its Fall 2016 Season

June 23, 2016 | News, Off-Off-Broadway, Previews > | Tags:

The Flea Theater’s Artistic Director Niegel Smith and Producing Director Carol Ostrow have announced its fall 2016 season, which will include an A.R. Gurney World Premiere and a new look at the Greeks by Ellen McLaughlin. Says Smith, “Long time Flea collaborator A.R. Gurney has written us an evening of incendiary one-acts inspired by The Greeks that will play in both…

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News: New York Musical Festival (NYMF) Announces Initial Slate of Performers for the 2016 Season

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, announced the initial slate of artists participating in NYMF 2016, taking place from July 11 through August 7 in Midtown Manhattan. Tony Award winner and four-time Tony Nominee Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza) will direct NEWTON’S CRADLE, with book, music, and lyrics by…

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Women’s Project Theatre Announces World Premiere of “Stuffed”

June 2, 2016 | News, Off-Broadway > | Tags:

The Women’s Project Theater (WP Theater) has announced the world premiere of Stuffed, written by and starring internationally renowned comedian and two-time Grammy Award nominee Lisa Lampanelli (HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show), with additional material by Ashley Austin Morris. Directed by Jackson Gay (These Paper Bullets!), previews begin Friday, September 23, 2016 and Opening Night is set for Friday, October…

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News: The Artist Co-op Pop Up at the Center for Social Innovation

May 23, 2016 | News > | Tags:

NEW YORK, NY – May 23, 2016 – The Artist Co-op Pop Up, a shared workspace for performing artists, uniting New York City’s actors directors, dancers, playwrights, and more, with programs and services to support the performing arts community, is launching June 7-10. Taking place at the Center for Social Innovation, 601 W 26th St #325, New York, NY, the…

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Preview: The New Group Announces 2016-2017 Season

May 18, 2016 | News, Off-Broadway, Previews > | Tags:

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2016-2017 Season.  The company’s new season begins in Fall 2016 with the musical “Sweet Charity,” with choreography by Joshua Bergasse, directed by Leigh Silverman and featuring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster in the title role.  The New Group’s season continues in January 2017 with the U.S. premiere of Wallace Shawn’s “Evening at the Talk House,” directed by Scott Elliott; followed by the…

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“The Sensuality Party” at the New Group Opens April 15, 2016

April 11, 2016 | News, Off-Broadway, Previews > | Tags:

The New Group proudly presents “The Sensuality Party” as part of its 2015-2016 season.  This New York premiere of a new play by Justin Kuritzkes was developed through The New Group’s New Group/New Works play development program.  Directed by Danya Taymor, this production will play 18 performances only at college campuses across all five boroughs of New York City, with venues including Brooklyn College, LaGuardia Community College, Gallatin School (New York University), Baruch College, Lehman…

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Preview: Performances for “A Better Place” Begin on Wednesday, May 4

April 4, 2016 | News, Off-Broadway, Previews > | Tags:

Rehearsals began the week of March 31st for the world premiere limited engagement of “A Better Place,” a new work by playwright Wendy Beckett (“Anaïs Nin: One of Her Lives,” “A Charity Case”) and directed by Evan Bergman (“Jericho”), beginning performances Wednesday, May 4 and opening Sunday, May 15 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET® project…

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News: The Flea Extends Adam Rapp’s Acclaimed “Wolf in the River” through May 16

March 29, 2016 | News, Off-Broadway > | Tags:

“Extraordinary… Nothing like you have ever seen before and nothing you are likely ever to see again.” – Theatre Reviews Limited Adam Rapp’s “Wolf in the River,” an impressionistic glimpse into the poetry of broken people, will now run through May 16. Written and directed by Adam Rapp, featuring members of The Bats, The Flea’s resident acting company. In “Wolf…

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Review: “The Way West” at Labyrinth Theater at Bank Street Theatre (Closed Sunday April 10, 2016)

“You think I care that you’re judging me? I have a job, okay? /I work. At least I can go home and order food and pay for it. /I’m solvent.” (Delivery Guy) Time after time, in Town Hall Meetings, Primary Election exit polls, and Caucuses in the 2016 Race for the President, the main concern of the electorate seems to…

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Review: Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility” at The Gym at Judson (Extended through October 2, 2016)

March 28, 2016 | News, Off-Broadway > | Tags: , ,

“Quiet please. It’s Jane Austen. Sit still and pay attention so you don’t miss anything. She’s tough to understand sometimes.” None of these admonitions or warnings are relevant when watching Bedlam’s production of Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility” adapted for the stage by Kate Hamill and currently playing at The Gym at Judson in Manhattan. Bedlam’s stage version of this iconic…

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