Monthly Archives: July 2011

Praise for our productions in The New York Times

Written on July 22, 2011 at 12:42 pm, by

In last weeks ArtsBeat blog by The New York Times, theatre critic Charles Isherwood included Theatre for a New Audience’s productions in a list of performances of Shakespeare he has “most cherished” in the last decade. John Douglas Thompson’s Othello and F. Murray Abraham’s Shylock in our productions are featured among the favorites. The Theatre’s…Read More »

Groundbreaking and Design Unveiling Celebration!

Written on July 14, 2011 at 3:01 pm, by

On June 24th, Theatre for a New Audience had its official Groundbreaking and Design Unveiling Celebration! Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz’s vision of a destination theatre for Shakespeare and classic drama is finally coming true in Downtown Brooklyn’s BAM Cultural District. Construction began in April of this year, and completion is expected in April 2013.…Read More »

Watch a Video of Our Groundbreaking Celebration

Written on July 13, 2011 at 7:07 pm, by

Thanks to this short video produced by the NYC Economic Development Corporation, we can share the excitement of last month’s Groundbreaking Celebration! Our new home is only 21 months away…

The Royal Shakespeare Company Comes to New York

Written on July 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm, by

This summer, New York will see more Shakespeare than usual, as Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company begins its six-week residency at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan. There, the RSC will present five Shakespeare plays: As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, The Winter’s Tale and King Lear. In a recent article in Britain’s…Read More »

Final Renderings for Our New Home

Written on July 13, 2011 at 6:54 pm, by

The final renderings of our new home have been revealed! The Theatre, designed by Hugh Hardy, will be located in the heart of the BAM Cultural District at 262 Ashland Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street. The 27,500-square-foot facility will house a 299-seat theatre and a rehearsal space. Its welcoming glass façade will face…Read More »

The Spotlight’s on… Joan and Robert Arnow

Written on July 13, 2011 at 6:47 pm, by

Robert H. Arnow is a long-time friend, supporter, and Board Member of Theatre for a New Audience. His late wife Joan, who was a true champion of the Theatre and encouraged his involvement, served on the Theatre’s Board for 21 years. Together, the Arnows gave early and generously to the Theatre’s Capital Campaign and their…Read More »