Maria-Christina Oliveras Joins Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize Winning Play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY; Limited Run through Feb. 12

Maria-Christina Oliveras kicked off 2023 by joining the Broadway cast of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy at The Hayes Theater in a limited run through February 12. Ms. Oliveras has assumed the role of Church Lady, replacing Liza Colón-Zayas, who had to leave the production due to a scheduling conflict. Ms. Oliveras joins a company, directed by Austin Pendleton, that includes … Continue reading Maria-Christina Oliveras Joins Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize Winning Play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY; Limited Run through Feb. 12

Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize Winning Play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, Stars Stephen McKinley Henderson, Elizabeth Canavan, Michael Rispoli, Common, Liza Colón-Zayas, Rosal Colón, and Victor Almanzar

Second Stage Theater’s Broadway debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy, is currently enjoying a limited run at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater (240 West 44th street) through February 12, 2023. The production began previews on Dec. 1 and opened on Dec. 19. I’ve been a champion of the show and the extraordinary cast since I first experienced Second Stage’s … Continue reading Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize Winning Play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, Stars Stephen McKinley Henderson, Elizabeth Canavan, Michael Rispoli, Common, Liza Colón-Zayas, Rosal Colón, and Victor Almanzar

Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Starring Stephen McKinley Henderson, Liza Colón-Zayas, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón, Michael Rispoli and Common Begin Previews Tonight

Second Stage Theater’s Broadway debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY begins previews tonight at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater (240 West 44th street), and will officially open on Monday, December 19, 2022. Second Stage originally presented Between Riverside and Crazy at its off-Broadway home, the Tony Kiser Theater, in February 2015. Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON will make his Broadway debut in the role of … Continue reading Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Starring Stephen McKinley Henderson, Liza Colón-Zayas, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón, Michael Rispoli and Common Begin Previews Tonight

Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON will Join Stephen McKinley Henderson, Liza Colón-Zayas, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón & Michael Rispoli in Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY; Previews begin Nov. 30

Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON is making his Broadway debut in the role of “Junior” in the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy, directed by Austin Pendleton. COMMON will join the previously announced original Off-Broadway company members Victor Almanzar (Halfway Bitches Go Straight To Heaven), Elizabeth Canavan (Pipeline, Last Days of Judas Iscariot), Rosal Colón (a … Continue reading Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON will Join Stephen McKinley Henderson, Liza Colón-Zayas, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón & Michael Rispoli in Second Stage Theater’s Broadway Debut of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY; Previews begin Nov. 30

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colón-Zayas, and Elizabeth Rodriguez Receive Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Awards from Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF)

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced this year’s recipients of the Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award. As DGF’s longest-running award, the Kingsley Award honors a mid-career dramatist and stage actress(es) for excellence in the theater. This year’s recipients are Award-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and his longtime collaborators Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colón-Zayas, and Elizabeth Rodriguez. “I’m deeply honored to receive the Kingsley Award, which I … Continue reading Stephen Adly Guirgis, Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colón-Zayas, and Elizabeth Rodriguez Receive Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Awards from Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF)

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Jun. 12: David Henry Hwang, Jeanine Tesori, Danai Gurira, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Julia Izumi, Charlayne Woodard and More Set for Ojai Playwrights Conference CONNECTIONS Benefit for OPC 2021 Season

The Ojai Playwrights Conference is presenting “Connections,” a virtual celebration to benefit the OPC 2021 season, on Saturday, June 12 at 5 p.m. Pacific Time/ 8 p.m. Eastern Time. A minimum donation of $20 is requested to watch this special 90-minute show. The event will feature an impressive line up of playwrights sharing an array of inspiring songs and stories drawing on the theme of … Continue reading Jun. 12: David Henry Hwang, Jeanine Tesori, Danai Gurira, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Julia Izumi, Charlayne Woodard and More Set for Ojai Playwrights Conference CONNECTIONS Benefit for OPC 2021 Season

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Chang-Rae Lee, Katori Hall, Yiyun Li, Adam Rapp, C. Pam Zhang are among the 18 American Academy of Arts and Letters 2021 Literature Award Winners

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Chang-Rae Lee, Katori Hall, Yiyun Li, Adam Rapp, C. Pam Zhang are among the 18 American Academy of Arts and Letters 2021 Literature Award Winners https://wp.me/p8ilTC-98Q Continue reading Stephen Adly Guirgis, Chang-Rae Lee, Katori Hall, Yiyun Li, Adam Rapp, C. Pam Zhang are among the 18 American Academy of Arts and Letters 2021 Literature Award Winners

Stephen Adly Guirgis’ HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Garners Three AUDELCO Nominations Including Best Play, Lead Actress in a Play for Liza Colón-Zayas and Featured Actress in a Play for Patrice Johnson Chevannes

Stephen Adly Guirgis’ HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Garners Three AUDELCO Nominations Including Best Play, Lead Actress in a Play for Liza Colón-Zayas and Featured Actress in a Play for Patrice Johnson Chevannes https://wp.me/p8ilTC-7SP Atlantic Theater LAByrinth #thevivs #audelco #audelcoawards Continue reading Stephen Adly Guirgis’ HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Garners Three AUDELCO Nominations Including Best Play, Lead Actress in a Play for Liza Colón-Zayas and Featured Actress in a Play for Patrice Johnson Chevannes

Atlantic Theater Company Presents Live with Atlantic Series: Creators’ Cut with HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN’s playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and Director John Ortiz on August 28

Atlantic Theater Company Presents Live with Atlantic Series: Creators’ Cut with HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN’s playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and Director John Ortiz on August 28 at 4pm https://wp.me/p8ilTC-7cY Continue reading Atlantic Theater Company Presents Live with Atlantic Series: Creators’ Cut with HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN’s playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and Director John Ortiz on August 28

Liza Colón-Zayas and Elizabeth Rodriguez Receive 2020 Obie Awards for Performance for Stephen Adly Guirgis’ HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN

Liza Colón-Zayas and Elizabeth Rodriguez Receive 2020 Obie Awards for Performance for Stephen Adly Guirgis’ HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN https://wp.me/p8ilTC-6V9 Continue reading Liza Colón-Zayas and Elizabeth Rodriguez Receive 2020 Obie Awards for Performance for Stephen Adly Guirgis’ HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN