Tag Archives: off-Broadway

Tonys 2014: The Actresses - THR Tony Award Roundtable

Tonys 2014: The Actresses – THR Tony Award Roundtable

Tony nominated actresses roundtable with Sutton Foster (Violet in Violet), Idina Menzel (Elizabeth inIf/Then), Jessie Mueller (Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Story) and Kelli O’Hara (Francesca in The Bridges of Madison County) and best actress in a play nominees Tyne Daly (Katharine in Mothers and Sons) and LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Lena “Mama” Younger in A Raisin in the Sun). Roundtables are back! Tune in Monday, May 16th for… Read Article →

Signature Voices: Laura Linney

Signature Voices: Laura Linney

In this installment of Signature Voices, actor Laura Linney remembers the first Signature season and what it meant for her father, Signature’s founding Playwright-in-Residence, Romulus Linney. Signature Voices is a video series aimed to capture the history, artistry and personal moments that have taken place within Signature Theatre’s walls this past quarter century. To learn more about Signature Voices and to see more videos, click here: Follow Signature Theatre on… Read Article →

The Humans - About the Show

The Humans – About the Show

By Stephen Karam Directed by Joe Mantello Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside the ramshackle pre-war duplex, eerie things start to go bump in the night. Soon, family tensions reach a boiling point… and the hilarity, heart and horrors of the Blake clan are exposed. Roundabout Theatre Company presents the New York… Read Article →

Signature Voices: Bill Heck

Signature Voices: Bill Heck

Bill Heck made his Signature debut in the 2009 marathon production of Horton Foote’s The Orphans’ Home Cycle, where he met and played opposite his future wife, Maggie Lacey. Bill returned to Signature the following year for another epic production as Joe Pitt in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America. This season, Bill joins Signature for a third time in Naomi Wallace’s Night is a Room. Signature Voices is a video… Read Article →

Signature Voices: Lois Smith

Signature Voices: Lois Smith

Lois Smith holds the distinction of performing in the most Signature productions of any actor, beginning with Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful and continuing on with Tony Kushner’s The Illusion, Sam Shepard’s Heartless, Horton Foote’s The Old Friends, and Annie Baker’s John. Signature Voices is a video series aimed to capture the history, artistry and personal moments that have taken place within Signature Theatre’s walls this past quarter century…. Read Article →

A Chat with Happy Talk playwright Jesse Eisenberg (part 1)

A Chat with Happy Talk playwright Jesse Eisenberg (part 1)

Happy Talk By Jesse Eisenberg Directed by Scott Elliott April 30 – June 16, 2019 More information at TheNewGroup.org with Marin Ireland, Tedra Millan, Daniel Oreskes, Nico Santos, Susan Sarandon Lorraine (Susan Sarandon) is a saint of the suburbs. On top of trying to save her dying mother, miserable husband and estranged daughter, she’s starring as Bloody Mary in the Jewish Community Center production of South Pacific. When her mother’s… Read Article →

The Vandal: Meet The Playwright Hamish Linklater

The Vandal: Meet The Playwright Hamish Linklater

A freezing night in Kingston, New York. A woman meets a boy at a bus stop. A play about how we live and the stories we tell ourselves when we’re haunted by the people we’ve loved and lost. Directed by Jim Simpson Written by Hamish Linklater Starring: Zach Grenier, Deirdre O’Connell, and Noah Robbins Playing January 18 through March 31 Tickets On Sale Now! www.theflea.org — Video and Animation by… Read Article →

Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class at Signature Theatre

Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class at Signature Theatre

The official trailer for Sam Shepard’s Curse of the Starving Class at New York City’s Signature Theatre. This new production of Curse of the Starving Class, directed by Terry Kinney, honors Pulitzer Prize-winning Legacy playwright Sam Shepard, who passed away in 2017. Living a stagnant, unhappy existence in rural California, the struggling Tate family is desperate for change, but every family member has a different way of trying to improve… Read Article →

Cori Thomas and Kent Gash on LOCKDOWN

Cori Thomas and Kent Gash on LOCKDOWN

Playwright Cori Thomas and Director Kent Gash on the impulse behind the world premiere of LOCKDOWN, presented in association with ShadowCatcher Entertainment I was in San Quentin on a different project it's completely separate I went in one time and while there I met a bunch of men who surprised and really blasted my preconceptions a lot of the incarcerated men that I've met they're very self-aware they've taken a… Read Article →

Familiar Trailer

Familiar Trailer

It’s winter in Minnesota, and a Zimbabwean family is preparing for the wedding of their eldest daughter, a first-generation American. But when the bride insists on observing a traditional African custom, it opens a deep rift in the household. Rowdy and affectionate, Familiar pitches tradition against assimilation, drawing a loving portrait of a family: the customs they keep, and the secrets they bury. Familiar Written by Danai Gurira Directed by… Read Article →

Behind the Scenes with the Cast of Dave Malloy's Octet

Behind the Scenes with the Cast of Dave Malloy's Octet

The cast of Octet discusses what it’s like to bring Dave Malloy’s world premiere a cappella musical to life at New York City’s Signature Theatre. Three-time Tony Award-nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) begins his Residency 5 as Signature’s first musical theatre writer with the world premiere musical Octet, directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet). Featuring a score for an a cappella chamber choir and… Read Article →

Michael C. Hall dissects Theatre vs. Film

Michael C. Hall dissects Theatre vs. Film

Follow Signature Theatre on social media: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Signature makes an extended commitment to a playwright’s body of work, and during this journey the writer is engaged in every aspect of the creative process. By producing a series of plays by each resident writer, Signature delivers an intimate and immersive journey into the playwright’s singular vision. In 2014 Signature became the first New York City company to receive the… Read Article →

Fly By Night Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording

Fly By Night Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording

The Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of ‘Fly By Night.’ Get your copy now: FEATURING Allison Case Adam Chanler-Berat Peter Friedman Michael McCormick Patti Murin Bryce Ryness Henry Stram Playwrights Horizons is a not-for-profit theater. Please make a gift to Playwrights Horizons and support this unique home for NEW plays and musicals: Find us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on Instagram:

Come From Away: Broadway Cast and Creatives | Talk at Google

Come From Away: Broadway Cast and Creatives | Talk at Google

COME FROM AWAY is the breathtaking new musical that played record-breaking engagements in La Jolla, Seattle, Washington D.C., and Toronto. Written by Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein, this is the stunning production from Tony-nominated director Christopher Ashley (Memphis) that the Los Angeles Times calls “an affecting and stirring new musical.” In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland. The locals opened… Read Article →

Playwright Bill Cain on Equivocation

Playwright Bill Cain on Equivocation

BILL CAIN’s new play set in 1605 England begins when King James right hand man commissions William Shakespeare to write a new play about the Gunpowder Plot, a recent failed attempt to blow up Parliament and the Monarchy. EQUIVOCATION is a bold new look at the greatest playwright ever in a drama whose contemporary parallels are unmistakable and whose laughter is abundant a work of startling revelations and vibrant theatricality…. Read Article →

ATC Uncovered: Guards of the Stage — A Playwright's Talk

ATC Uncovered: Guards of the Stage — A Playwright's Talk

Atlantic Theater Company presents a conversation with Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy) & Rajiv Joseph (Guards at the Taj). How two creators of theater write their stories and bring them to the stage. ATC Uncovered continues the conversation beyond the stage by providing an inside look into the everyday life of a theater company through the artist perspective. Atlantic Theater Company’s production of GUARDS AT THE TAJ runs… Read Article →