David Rabe’s In the Boom Boom Room, which played on Broadway in 1973, will receive a rare New York revival this spring from the Chain Theatre. Pete Mattaliano, who performed in the original staging at Villanova University, is set to be part of the upcoming production.Read More
For Greg Cicchino, like so many others, the film version of “It’s a Wonderful Life” was a childhood staple, and he estimates that by now, at the age of 33, he has seen the perennial holiday fantasy favorite somewhere around 50 times.Read More
The curtain closes on a community theatre in Long Island City, but the owners are not taking their final bow just yet.
During the final moments of Variations Theatre Group’s production of “Wait Until Dark,” two actors perform their scene in complete blackness.
The chilling mystery thriller “Wait Until Dark” is successfully terrifying audiences at the Chain Theatre in Long Island City for a limited run.
"Barbara Rosenblat, who plays the cancer-stricken inmate Miss Rosa on "Orange is the New Black," recently checked out the new revival of Eric Bogosian's TALK RADIO at the Chain Theatre. Barbara appeared in the 2007 Broadway production of TALK RADIO starring Live Schreiber, and she was also in the original cast of The Secret Garden as the housekeeper Mrs. Medlock." - Broadwayworld.com
Variations Theatre Group is currently presenting Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TALK RADIO. Opening Night is tomorrow, September 16th at the Chain Theatre. Inspired by the 1984 murder of controversial shock jock Alan Berg, TALK RADIO is set in a Cleveland radio station over the course of Barry Champlain's two-hour broadcast as he's being scrutinized that night by producers fixated on taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine and Jack Daniel's.
Kirk Gostkowski discusses Hurlyburly’s use of drugs and '80s TV culture to tell the story of people just trying to get closer to one another.