Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Broken Heart Featured in The New York Times

Written on January 30, 2012 at 12:36 pm, by

The New York Times Extreme Theater: Wake-Up Calls From the 1600s By ALEXIS SOLOSKI January 27, 2012 THE 17th-century playwright John Ford never met a character he didn’t want to kill: gruesomely, ingeniously, poignantly. He liked them stabbed, starved, poisoned, burnt, bled and assaulted by roving packs of bandits. His two best plays — both…Read More »

Construction Update: Steel Begins to Rise At Our New Home

Written on January 26, 2012 at 2:50 pm, by

The steel structure has begun to rise on the rear portion of our building, with the rest of the structure to follow throughout the winter and early spring. We anticipate “topping off” our steel in May. Above photo, left: Structural steel rising on the rear of the building (facing Rockwell Place). Right: Looking down at…Read More »

The Broken Heart: A Tragic-Comic Gem from the Author of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore

Written on January 26, 2012 at 2:23 pm, by

The Broken Heart is a gripping, powerful and transformative drama that demonstrates the deeply moving humanity of one of the finest playwrights of the Jacobean period.  This timeless piece explores a society where men and women are tested to their limits.” – Dublin Theatre “So what is it about these violent and baroque plays, four…Read More »

The Spotlight’s on: The Broken Heart Director Selina Cartmell

Written on January 24, 2012 at 2:01 pm, by

Making her American directorial debut with John Ford’s The Broken Heart, Selina Cartmell is an award-winning British director who has made a splash in Irish theatre, where she makes her home. In 2007, Selina was chosen as world-renowned director and designer Julie Taymor’s protégé in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, an international philanthropic…Read More »

Reviews: Cymbeline

Written on January 16, 2012 at 2:56 pm, by

We are delighted that New York Magazine recognized Fiasco Theater’s Cymbeline on its annual Top Ten Theater Productions list in 2011. Chosen for “its custom tunes, delightful cast, and joyfully resourceful stage design,” the widely-acclaimed production closed its 20-week run – including a 2-week extension – at The Barrow Street Theater on Sunday, January 15.…Read More »

Bloomberg Speaks About Schools

Written on January 15, 2012 at 2:49 pm, by

On January 12, Mayor Bloomberg gave his State of the City Address at the Morris High School Campus, home of Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies (MACS) in The Bronx. He focused on education, and also highlighted The Bronx as a “borough of innovators,” citing MACS’s award-winning robotics program as an example. Theatre for a New…Read More »

Announcing: 360⁰ Viewfinder Series

Written on January 10, 2012 at 3:11 pm, by

Theatre for a New Audience is proud to announce the launch of our 360⁰ Viewfinder Series, a web-based resource that accompanies each production. Each Viewfinder explores facts and perspectives on the play, playwright, and production by providing contextual information about the play as well as interviews with members of the artistic team. This series is…Read More »