Ahead of the official opening of his play The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd, playwright Jonathan Payne offers Playbill readers a behind-the-scenes look at the world-premiere production. In the video above, Payne offers insights and commentary on a key scene from the play—now in previews at at The Duke on 42nd Street.
The Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York, will open its doors to a new immersive theatre experience this Halloween season. Staged inside a specially-built tent, The Unsilent Picture will feature a screening of an original black-and-white silent film starring Tony Award winner Bill Irwin (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Rachel Getting Married) accompanied by live musicians and a special effects Foley artist in an immersive environment.
The silent film is directed by Alex Harvey (Walden: Life in the Woods). Watch the trailer above.
Playwright and actor Ngozi Anyanwu will return to the role of Nkechi in the Off-Broadway premiere of her play Good Grief at the Vineyard Theatre this fall. In the video above, Anyanwu, director Awoye Timpo, and cast members Nnamdi Asomugha, Hunter Parrish, and Ian Quinlan discuss the play, what audiences can expect, and what real-life incident inspired the story.
Performances of Good Grief will begin October 11 ahead of an October 30 opening night.
Anyanwu returns to the role of Nkechi after having starred in the world premiere at Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles.
Take a stroll through New York City's theatre district with Lauren Molina, as she wanders from New World Stages—home of her current show, the return engagement of David Friedman and Peter Kellog's musical comedy Desperate Measures—to Times Square. Along the way, Molina chat with tourists, theatregoers, and shows off her tassel skills.
Desperate Measures is currently playing at Off-Broadway's New World Stages following a Drama Desk Award-winning engagement at the York Theatre Company. Molina, who is also part of the popular duo The Skivvies, plays Bella Rose.
Chicago welcomes a new star beginning September 21: Shiri Maimon. The recording artist and renowned TV personality from Israel, who will be making her Broadway debut, is looking forward to bringing her own spin to the role of Roxie Hart.
Broadway’s Christy Altomare, the National Tour’s Lila Coogan, Germany’s Judith Caspari, and Spain’s Jana Gómez talk about finding their version of the character before singing “Journey to the Past” as a multilingual quartet.
The three actors return to Broadway this fall in the world premiere of Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell’s The Lifespan of a Fact, a new play based on the essay/book by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal.
Directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman (Violet, Soft Power), the 16-week limited engagement will begin previews September 20 prior to an official opening October 18 at Studio 54 on Broadway.