The New Group has announced complete casting and dates for the company’s 2022-23 Season opener: Evanston Salt Costs Climbing, by Will Arbery and directed by Danya Taymor. The New York premiere of this play about climate and change will feature Quincy Tyler BernstineJeb KreagerKen Leung, and Rachel Sachnoff. The production will run October 25 to December 18 at The Pershing Square Signature Center in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre (480 West 42nd Street). In Evanston Salt Costs ClimbingWill Arbery (Corsicana, Pulitzer Prize finalist for Heroes of the Fourth Turning) confronts humanity’s deepest fears with surreal humor, warmth, and the fortitude of municipal public servants.

Asi Wind’s Inner Circle

Asi Wind’s Inner Circle began performances on Thursday, September 15, 2022, and opens Sunday, September 18, 2022, at The Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street).  David Blaine will make his New York producing debut with Asi Wind’s Inner Circle, the most personal magic show audiences have ever experienced. The moment they enter the theatre space, they become a part of the show.

The Black Box, NJ’s prime incubator for new and under produced works by world-class artists, is pleased to kick off the 2022-23 Season with acclaimed playwright/filmmaker Neil LaBute’s adaptation of Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck, “in rep” with Cherry Hill by Matt Okin this October! The Black Box is located at 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, NJ 0731, and alternating performances run from October 6th-October 23rd on Thursdays through Sundays at 8pm with select Sunday matinees: visit for the exact schedule and ticket.

In an acclaimed solo performance, Oscar nominee and Emmy-winner David Strathairn makes his TFANA debut in Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, portraying the Polish World War II hero and Holocaust witness Jan Karski, who risked his life to carry his report of the Warsaw ghetto from war-torn Poland to the Allied Nations and the Oval Office only to be disbelieved. Strathairn captures the remarkable life of this self-described “insignificant, little man” and his story of moral courage and individual responsibility. He is directed by Derek Goldman thru October 9 at Theatre for a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center.

BETHUNE: Our Black Velvet Rose – World Premiere October 7 – 23 at Theaterlab in NYC – Richarda Abrams new play celebrates the life of world-renowned educator, civil rights activist Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.
The life of civil rights activists Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune will be brought to life in Richarda Abrams new play BETHUNE: Our Black Velvet Rose. Born in 1875 to former slaves, Bethune was denied the right to read as a young girl in the segregated Jim Crow South but she persevered and became a world-renowned educator, and a champion of civil rights and racial and gender equality. During her life she was an advisor to several American Presidents including Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), and Harry S. Truman, a successful businesswoman, and founded one of the first Historically Black Universities, Bethune-Cookman College in Florida. Recently, Bethune’s statue was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall, replacing a Confederate statue.


Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON will make 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, at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater on West 44th St. November 30th, directed by Austin Pendleton. COMMON joins previously announced original Off-Broadway company members Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón, Liza Colón-Zayas, Stephen McKinley Henderson and Michael Rispoli. 

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