WNYC's Brian Lehrer interviews X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation playwright Marcus Gardley and Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, about the enduring legacy of Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X.
By ELISABETH VINCENTELLI
MARCH 21, 2017
It’s not very often that a family show concludes on a stage littered with corpses. But then, there is no way to sugarcoat the brutality of “Julius Caesar,” and this new, abridged production, from the Acting Company, is kid-friendly mostly by virtue of context: It is being presented at the New Victory Theater, where audience members often need booster seats rather than a well-stocked bar.
But the real... read more
After a SOLD OUT, month-long run Off-Broadway at the Pearl Theatre, the tour of HAMLET and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD has resumed with performances this winter and spring in Whitewater, Wisconsin, Appleton, Gary, IN, Flint and Houghton, Michigan and eight other states across the country before ending at The Guthrie in Minneapolis in May. Come see us in a community near you! CLICK HERE for full tour itinerary. CLICK HERE to watch coverage by NY1 Onstage Across America.
After 27 years, TOM STOPPARD’s seminal work, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead returns to the New York stage directed by Tony-winner JOHN RANDO presented in rotating repertory with Hamlet, directed by The Acting Company’s, Artistic Director, IAN BELKNAP. Performances begin JANUARY 9 and run through FEBRUARY 1 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street, NYC. Tickets to all performances are $65 at 212-563-9261.
Special “IN CONVERSATION” discussions accompany performances featuring MICHAEL KAHN (January 11), Artistic Director of Washington’s Shakespeare Theater, MARK ANDERSON (January 20), author of Shakespeare by Another Name and... read more
The New York Times THEATER REVIEW by ANITA GATES
Teen Angst Leavened by Goofiness ‘As You Like It,’ at the New Victory Theater
First, let’s change the title to “B.F.F.’s in the Forest of Arden.”
Celia, a mere supporting character in “As You Like It” — now at the New Victory Theater in a sweet and sophisticated new staging for all ages — is so devoted... read more