Ruth Stage – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Players Theatre – Blood Countess; The Tank – Modern Swimwear; Deaf West Theatre
World Premiere of Modern Swimwear by Caitlin Saylor Stephens (When We Went Electronic), directed by Meghan Finn (Simon and His Shoes), and featuring dramaturgy by Amauta Marston-Firmino (Slave Play). Modern Swimwear will run January 19-February 12, 2023, with an opening night set for January 20, at The Tank’s 98 Seat Proscenium Theater (312 West 36th Street).
New York premiere of Kelleen Conway Blanchard‘s Blood Countess at The Players Theatre. It’s the darkly humorous story of Elizabeth Bathory, Transylvania’s greatest serial killer you’ve never heard of. Countess Elizabeth Bathory. Performances begin on January 5th 2023 and run through February 6th, www.spitnvigor.com
Ruth Stage has announced that their provocative and controversial modern staging of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, will star Courtney Henggeler in the central role of “Maggie the Cat.” This will mark Henggeler’s Off-Broadway and New York City stage debut. Directed by Joe Rosario, the Off Broadway premiere of the Tennessee Williams masterpiece, concluded its run on August the 14th playing to sold out audiences and standing ovations. On the heels of the show’s success, the Tennessee Williams estate has issued an unprecedented re-engagement license to the maverick theatre group. Ruth Stage’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof will return to the Theatre at St. Clement’s (423 W 46th St.) and play for an additional 42 performances with previews beginning on Friday February 24th2023. Opening night is scheduled for Sunday March 5th, 2023. The production will close on Friday night March 31st, 2023.
|Deaf West Theatre (DJ Kurs, Artistic Director) is proud to partner again with the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind (USDB) for the third annual National Deaf High School Theatre Festival (NDHSTF), a hybrid-virtual and in-person educational theatrical competition for young Deaf actors across the United States. The in-person festival will be held March 16-19, 2023 in Salt Lake City, with the final community performance being live-streamed to a national audience on Stellar. The virtual festival will be held January 30 through March 10. The deadline to register for both is January 20, 2023. For more information, to submit for consideration, and for complete Festival rules and guidelines, please visit DeafWest.org/Festival.|