Pershing Square Signature Center
Photograph: Signature Theatre Company
Time Out says
Posted: Tue Jan 17 2012
Signature Theatre, founded by James Houghton in 1991, focuses on exploring and celebrating playwrights in depth, with whole seasons devoted to works by individual living writers. In 2012, it moved to a home base equal to its lofty ambitions. Designed by star architect Frank Gehry, the new Signature Center comprises three major Off Broadway spaces: a 299-seater mainstage, a 199-seat miniature opera house and a malleable courtyard theater named for the late Romulus Linney.
Pershing Square Signature Center 480 W 42nd St
What's on at Pershing Square Signature Center
In a new drama by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, one of Signature's "Residency Five" playwrights, scattered members of an estranged Arkansas family return to their late patriarch's plantation to sort through the detritus and suppressed stories of multiple generations....
Drama, Theater & performing arts
- Rating: 3/5
Kung Fu. Pershing Square Signature Center (see Off Broadway). By David Henry Hwang. Directed by Leigh Silverman. With Cole Horibe, Francis Jue, Phoebe Strole. Running time: 2hrs 10mins. One intermission. Kung Fu: In brief Directed by Leigh Silverman and...
Categories, Contemporary & experimental
Written by David Henry Hwang, this play is based on the life of martial-arts legend Bruce Lee. Directed by Leigh Silverman, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh, the production stars So You Think You Can Dance's Cole Horibe as Lee.
- Rating: 4/5
- Critics' pick
The Open House. Pershing Square Signature Center (see Off Broadway). By Will Eno. Directed by Oliver Butler. With ensemble cast. Running time: 1hr 15mins. No intermission. The Open House: In brief Having delighted and annoyed audiences with such prickly...