Andrew C. McGibbon
GO ON SALE
FOR THE PUBLIC THEATER’S
FALL 2013 SEASON
ALL THE FACES OF THE MOON by Mike Daisey
ARGUENDO by Elevator Repair Service
The Foundry Theatre’s GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
THE APPLE FAMILY PLAYS by Richard Nelson
With Premiere Of Final Play REGULAR SINGING
Complete Casting Announced For New Musical FUN HOME
by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron
August 8, 2013 – The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that single tickets are now on sale for the Fall 2013 Season, which will begin in September with ALL THE FACES OF THE MOON, created and performed by Mike Daisey. Single tickets are available by calling (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at Astor Place at 425 Lafayette Street.
ANNOUNCES FALL 2013
P L A Y L A B S
PLAY READING SERIES
New York, NY – MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) has announced the line-up for their upcoming PlayLabs reading series, featuring new plays by members of the company’s Playwrights’ Coalition. Traditionally held in the Spring, MCC’s PlayLab will now shift to the autumn months, launching this year on four consecutive Mondays throughout September (beginning September 9th) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). All readings are at 7pm. New York actors currently scheduled to appear in the readings include: Tony Award® nominee Jeremy Shamos, Patch Darragh, Brett Donaldson, Maxwell Hamilton, Rachel Lee, Christopher McLinden, Deirdre O’Connell, and Shannon Sullivan. The series is offered free of charge, but reservations are recommended. For reservations and more info, please visit www.mcctheater.org.
THE BULGARIANS HAVE ARRIVED!
INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED THEATRE COMPANY
MAKES AMERICAN DEBUT
THE DRAMA LEAGUE
THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF THE AWARD-WINNING
BULGARIAN SOFIA THEATRE B+ PRODUCTION OF
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY
DIMITAR DIMITROV AND JORDAN SLAVEYKOV
PERFORMANCES BEGIN TOMORROW AUGUST 9
AS PART OF THE 17th ANNUAL NY INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL – FRINGE NYC
TICKETS NOW ON SALE!
New York, NY (August 8, 2013) – The Bulgarians have arrived! The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks), in conjunction with The Present Company, present the American premiere of The Spider, the award-winning production from Bulgarian company Theatre B+, written and directed by Dimitar Dimotrov and Jordan Slaveykov, with music by Alexander Kalanov and Jordan Borisov, as part of the 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival – Fringe NYC, the first Bulgarian theatrical event in the 25-year history of the festival. The acclaimed Bulgarian cast will include Penko Gospodinov and Anastassia Liutova.
Dan Sullivan looks like the manager of a baseball team rather than the Director of the National Critics Institute (NCI). Sullivan can been seen around the campus at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut in his baseball cap and windbreaker, canvas bag in tow. As the “Master Yoda” of the Institute, he hones the skills of budding and established critics through the rigorous 2-week program.
A.R.T.’s ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
AT THE BOOTH THEATRE
BOX OFFICE OPENS AUGUST 8TH
Producers Jeffrey Richards and John N. Hart Jr., in association with the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), are pleased to announce that the box office will open on Thursday, August 8th for the 17-week limited engagement of the critically-acclaimed revival of The Glass Menagerie at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th Street) with performances beginning Thursday, September 5, 2013, and an opening night set for Thursday, September 26th.The production will star multiple Tony and Emmy Award-winner Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield, film and stage star Zachary Quinto as Tom, two-time Tony-nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as Jim, the Gentleman Caller.
Joins the Cast of the
The New Musical
From the creators of the Pulitzer Prize-winning
Next to Normal
Music by Tom Kitt
Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Directed by Michael Greif
Previews begin Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Opening Night is Thursday, March 27, 2014
At Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre
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Following a World Premiere Out-of-Town Tryout
at Washington D.C.’s
National Theatre Fall 2013
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August 7, 2013 – JAMES SNYDER (Broadway’s Cry-Baby, Goodspeed’s Carousel) has joined the company of If/Then,the new musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning creative team behind Next To Normal, Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and Michael Greif (director). Mr. Snyder joins the previously announced Idina Menzel, LaChanze, and Anthony Rapp.
THE PUBLIC THEATER
AND CAMEO APPEARANCES FOR
PART OF NEW COMMUNITY-BASED INITIATIVE
WRITTEN BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
MUSIC, LYRICS, & BOOK BY TODD ALMOND
CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY LEAR DEBESSONET
More Than 200 New Yorkers From All Five Boroughs
To Perform In Free, Original Musical Adaptation
The Tempest Runs September 6-8
At The Delacorte Theater
August 7, 2013 – The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that Todd Almond(Ariel), Laura Benanti(Goddess), Carson Elrod(Caliban), Jeff Hiller(Trinculo), Norm Lewis(Prospero), and Jacob Ming-Trent(Stephano) have been cast in the free, original musical adaptation of THE TEMPEST, part of The Public’s groundbreaking new initiative for community-based theater, PUBLIC WORKS. Directed by Public Works Director Lear deBessonet, with music, lyrics and book by Almond, and choreography by Chase Brock, THE TEMPEST will run September 6 through September 8 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.
KARINA SMIRNOFF & MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY
EXTEND THEIR RUN BY POPULAR DEMAND IN BROADWAY’S
THE “DANCING WITH THE STARS” DUO
WILL NOW APPEAR THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2013
NEW YORK, NY (August 6, 2013) – The producers of Broadway’s Forever Tango have announced that “Dancing with the Stars” duo Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy will extend their run for an additional week, now through Sunday, August 18, 2013. The Grammy Award-winning “Prince of Salsa,” Luis Enrique also appears through August 18th as the special guest vocalist. Forever Tango is currently in performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W 48th Street) through Sunday, September 15, 2013.
SPECIAL POST-SHOW TALKBACK ON
“PERFORMING HORTON FOOTE”
BETTY BUCKLEY, ELLEN BURSTYN,
HALLIE FOOTE, and DIRECTOR MICHAEL WILSON
ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7
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The critically acclaimed revival of Horton Foote’s American masterpiece, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, will host a special free talkback following the performance on Wednesday evening, August 7th. The panel will feature three actresses with significant credits in works by Mr. Foote: BETTY BUCKLEY, ELLEN BURSTYN, and HALLIE FOOTE. Focusing on the appeal and challenges of appearing in Foote’s plays, the one-night only event willbe moderated by The Trip to Bountiful’s director and frequent Foote collaborator, MICHAEL WILSON. All ticket holders for the evening performance on August 7th are invited to stay for the talkback.