Category: Off-Broadway
Why Are Two Casts Performing One Show Simultaneously?
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Friday, September 21, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Sep 21, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new bilingual production at Playwrights Horizons is performed in English and American Sign Language --- Craig Lucas' new play I Was Most Alive with You at Playwrights Horizons is about a family coping with a series of calamities that recall the biblical story of Job. But ask Sabrina Dennison to describe the show and she declares it's "complicated."...
This Play Is About More Than Autism
By REGINA ROBBINS
Thursday, September 20, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Sep 20, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The radical inclusiveness of Catya McMullen's Agnes --- "I didn't set out to write about autism," says Catya McMullen about her world-premiere play Agnes at 59E59 Theaters. When she started on the script in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, she wanted to explore the drama that could ensue when characters with complex relationships were stuck together in...
Making 'Uncle Vanya' Real, Not Overwrought
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, September 14, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Sep 14, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Jay O. Sanders stars in a stripped-down mounting of the Chekhov classic at a brand-new theatre company --- Don't be surprised if you find yourself leaning in as you watch playwright-director Richard Nelson's achingly intimate take on Uncle Vanya, the inaugural production at the Hunter Theater Project. Staged in the round in a black box theatre with...
Which Real-Life Politician Is Michael McKean Playing This Time?
By MICHAEL MUSTO
Thursday, September 13, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Sep 13, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The actor discusses his new role opposite Edie Falco in The True --- Although Michael McKean made his name on TV (he was Lenny on Laverne & Shirley) and in Christopher Guest mockumentaries (This Is Spinal Tap, A Mighty Wind), he's been a regular on New York City stages over the past 15 years, segueing smoothly between musicals and plays, comedies...
How Do You Dramatize the Downfall of an Autocrat?
By GERARD RAYMOND
Wednesday, September 12, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Sep 12, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
In The Emperor, Haile Selassie's servants tell his story, and they're all played by Kathryn Hunter --- The audience never sees His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie in The Emperor, Colin Teevan's stage adaptation of Ryszard Kapuscinski's eponymous book. But you get a vivid picture of the 20th-century Ethiopian autocrat and his court through memories...
How Well Do You Know Irving Berlin?
By BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON
Tuesday, September 11, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Sep 11, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Hershey Felder examines the legendary songwriter's life and work in his new solo show --- Pianist, performer and playwright Hershey Felder has made a career out of chronicling the lives and music of composers such as Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt and Ludwig van Beethoven on stage. But he expands his musical range to the Great American...
Seeing War Through a Teenager's Eyes
By DIANE SNYDER
Thursday, September 06, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Sep 6, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How director Simon Reade translated Michael Morpurgo's novel Private Peaceful to the stage --- You know from the outset that the titular character of Private Peaceful dies at the end. But discovering how the 17-year-old World War I soldier came to be awaiting execution is a compelling journey. "Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want...
You've Never Seen 'Heartbreak House' Like This
By GERARD RAYMOND
Tuesday, September 04, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Sep 4, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How the late Hermione Gingold inspired this new take on Shaw's antiwar comedy --- The spirit of Hermione Gingold permeates the new mounting of George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House at Off-Broadway's Lion Theatre. Produced by Gingold Theatrical Group, which is named in honor of the late British character actress (the films Gigi and The Music Man;...
TDF STAGES PAGE: 1 of 50 < 12345 ... >
TDF Stages Home About TDF Stages Newsletter Signup

Follow TDF Stages:

Translate TDF Stages: