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Rachel Crothers News

Date of Birth: December 12, 1878
Date of Death: July 05, 1958 (79)
Birth Place: Bloomington, IL, USA
Gender: Female
History Matters/Back To The Future Announces 2016 Judith Barlow Prize WinnerHistory Matters/Back To The Future Announces 2016 Judith Barlow Prize Winner
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

History Matters/Back To The Future, committed to promoting the study and production of women's plays of the past, has announced the winner of the second annual Judith Barlow Prize. Lindsay Adams, a student at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., has been chosen for her one-act play, HER OWN DEVICES, which was inspired by Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Harvey. (more...)

THE WEDDING SINGER, Two Premieres and More Set for Theatre Three's 2016-17 SeasonTHE WEDDING SINGER, Two Premieres and More Set for Theatre Three's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Theatre Three unmasked seven productions, plus a curtain raiser, to be produced as part of the 2016-17 "Season of Masquerade" via video announcement on social media platforms at noon today, March 21. (more...)

BWW Review:  Hazel Ellis' 1938 Social Commentary WOMEN WITHOUT MEN Receives a Splendid Mint MountingBWW Review: Hazel Ellis' 1938 Social Commentary WOMEN WITHOUT MEN Receives a Splendid Mint Mounting
by Michael Dale - Mar 2, 2016

The Irish playwright's second work premiered after her country adopted a new constitution limiting women's rights. (more...)

VIDEO: Mint Theater Continues Commitment To Forgotten Women Playwrights With Hazel Ellis' WOMEN WITHOUT MENVIDEO: Mint Theater Continues Commitment To Forgotten Women Playwrights With Hazel Ellis' WOMEN WITHOUT MEN
by Michael Dale - Jan 8, 2016

In their new City Center home, the Mint presents the American premiere of the Irish playwright's workplace drama. (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayBillie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, opens tonight, December 15, at Atlantic Theater Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker & More in Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker & More in Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, is now playing at Atlantic Theater Company. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Mint Theater to Stage American Premiere of Hazel Ellis's WOMEN WITHOUT MENMint Theater to Stage American Premiere of Hazel Ellis's WOMEN WITHOUT MEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director; Jen Soloway, Managing Director) today announced that the next production, Women Without Men, will begin performances January 30th and continue through March 26th at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The play explores the clash of conflicting natures and petty competitions that erupt amongst the cloistered teaching staff of an all-girls boarding school. (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayBillie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, begins tonight, November 20, at Atlantic Theater Company. (more...)

Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker, James Barry and Lucas Papaelias to Reprise Roles in THESE PAPER BULLETS at the Atlantic; Full Cast Announced!Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker, James Barry and Lucas Papaelias to Reprise Roles in THESE PAPER BULLETS at the Atlantic; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report complete casting for the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay at Atlantic Theater Company. Much of the company carries over from the show's Los Angeles premiere. (more...)

Selina Fillinger Wins 2015 Judith Barlow Prize; Kathleen Chalfant to Direct Play Reading, 5/3Selina Fillinger Wins 2015 Judith Barlow Prize; Kathleen Chalfant to Direct Play Reading, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE, a coalition of theatre professionals, announced the winner of the 1st annual Judith Barlow Prize is Selina Fillinger, a student at Northwestern University, who wrote a one-act play inspired by Sophie Treadwell's play Machinal. Ms. Fillinger will receive $2,500, a trip to New York City and a staged reading of her play on Sunday, May 3rd at 3 pm at Helen Mills Theater, 139 West 26th Street, NYC. Award-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant will direct the reading which is free and open to the public. (more...)

History Matters Extends Application Deadline For Judith Barlow PrizeHistory Matters Extends Application Deadline For Judith Barlow Prize
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE, a coalition of theatre professionals, has announced the application deadline for the new Judith Barlow Prize has been extended to December 30th, 2014 to better align with the academic calendar. The Judith Barlow Prize will award $2,500 annually to a student playwright of a one-act play inspired by the work of an historic woman playwright whom she/he has studied. In addition, a $1000 prize will be awarded to the runner up and a $500 prize will be awarded to the winning student's professor who participated in the One Play at a Time initiative. (more...)

CHAINS OF DEW, WEDDING BAND and More Set for Shakespeare Theatre's 2014-15 ReDiscovery SeriesCHAINS OF DEW, WEDDING BAND and More Set for Shakespeare Theatre's 2014-15 ReDiscovery Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company announces its 2014-2015 ReDiscovery Series with a selection of five plays by significant women playwrights of the early 20th Century, directed by local D.C. directors. The first reading to kick off the series will be Chains of Dew by Susan Glaspell, directed by Holly Twyford, on Monday, September 15. (more...)

HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE Creates Judith Barlow PrizeHISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE Creates Judith Barlow Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

universitiesHISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE, a coalition of theatre professionals, has announced the creation of the Judith Barlow Prize which will award $2,500 annually to a student playwright of a one-act play inspired by the work of an historic woman playwright whom she/he has studied. In addition, a $1000 prize will be awarded to the runner up and a $500 prize will be awarded to the winning student's professor who participated in the One Play at a Time initiative. HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE promotes the study and production of women's plays of the past in high schools, colleges, universities and theatres throughout the country and encourages responses to those plays from contemporary women playwrights. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant, Maryann Plunkett and More Set for FORGOTTEN TREASURERS: AN EVENING OF SCENES BY HISTORIC WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS, 2/17Kathleen Chalfant, Maryann Plunkett and More Set for FORGOTTEN TREASURERS: AN EVENING OF SCENES BY HISTORIC WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

History Matters/Back to the Future will present FORGOTTEN TREASURERS: An Evening of Scenes by Historic Women Playwrights Read by Luminaries of Stage, Film, and Television. The performance will take place at 7:00pm on Monday, February 17th at The Helen Mills Theatre 139 West 26th Street (between 7th and 6th Avenues). Tickets are by invitation only. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse to Present Rachel Crothers' A MAN'S WORLD, 9/14-10/13Metropolitan Playhouse to Present Rachel Crothers' A MAN'S WORLD, 9/14-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--presents a revival of A Man's World, by Rachel Crothers, from September 14 - October 13, 2013. Directed by Michael Hardart at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street. (more...)

THE JAMMER Extends Through 2/17; Opens TonightTHE JAMMER Extends Through 2/17; Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company has just announced that the New York premiere of Rolin Jones' comedy THE JAMMER, directed by Jackson Gay, has now been extended through Sunday, February 17 in advance of officially opening tonight, Tuesday, January 22. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's THE JAMMER to Begin Previews TonightAtlantic Theater Company's THE JAMMER to Begin Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of THE JAMMER, written by Rolin Jones and directed by Jackson Gay. Performances begin tonight, January 9, 2013, at Atlantic Stage 2, 330 West 16th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's THE JAMMER to Begin Previews January 9Atlantic Theater Company's THE JAMMER to Begin Previews January 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of THE JAMMER, written by Rolin Jones and directed by Jackson Gay. Performances begin January 9, 2013, at Atlantic Stage 2, 330 West 16th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Patch Darragh, Christopher Jackson and More Set for ATC's THE JAMMERPatch Darragh, Christopher Jackson and More Set for ATC's THE JAMMER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Rolin Jones' play THE JAMMER, featuring Patch Darragh, Dan Domingues, Christopher Jackson, Billy Eugene Jones, Keira Naughton, Kate Rigg, Jeanine Serralles, Greg Stuhr and Todd Weeks directed by Jackson Gay. (more...)

ELTC Hosts Q&A Following RUTH DRAPER'S COMPANY OF CHARACTERS Tonight, 6/22ELTC Hosts Q&A Following RUTH DRAPER'S COMPANY OF CHARACTERS Tonight, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Audience members have the opportunity to ask questions of the talented cast and the artistic director, Gayle Stahlhuth, on Friday, June 22, immediately after seeing the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's production of 'Ruth Draper's Company of Characters.' Last season, Terry Teachout of 'The Wall Street Journal' gave ELTC kudos for producing a rarely seen play by Rachel Crothers, 'He and She,' and now the company tackles the seldom seen scenes of Ruth Draper. In fact, ELTC is only the second production company to be given permission to perform her work in the past fifty-six years. (more...)

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