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Playwrights Foundation Announces the 11th  Annual Rough Readings SeriesPlaywrights Foundation Announces the 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) is pleased to announce the line-up of playwrights for the 2016-2017 Rough Readings Series in partnership with the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University, now in its 11th year. Beginning October 24th and 25th with workshop early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), the series continues monthly December 2016 through May 2017 with seven exceptional new works that are pushing into new theatrical territory, challenging assumptions, and presenting deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society. (more...)

Jocelyn Bioh, Sarah DeLappe, Jiehae Park and More Slated for LCT's New Writers in Residence ProgramJocelyn Bioh, Sarah DeLappe, Jiehae Park and More Slated for LCT's New Writers in Residence Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

In its ongoing effort to open its doors to the next generation of writers, Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced the creation of the LCT New Writers in Residence program. (more...)

MY NAME IS GIDEON... Cancelled as Soho Rep. Closes WalkerspaceMY NAME IS GIDEON... Cancelled as Soho Rep. Closes Walkerspace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 27th, Soho Rep. notified AFO (All For One Theater) that they were ceasing performances at their theater on 46 Walker Street immediately, and that performances of AFO's production of MY NAME IS GIDEON..., for which AFO had rented 46 Walker from September 26 - October 31, would have to be cancelled. (more...)

Soho Rep. to Close Walkerspace After 25 YearsSoho Rep. to Close Walkerspace After 25 Years
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Board of Directors and leadership staff have decided that it is no longer in the best interest of the company's artists and audiences to renew their lease, which was set to expire in March 2017, and to close the theater at 46 Walker Street immediately. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces the 11th  Annual Rough Readings SeriesPlaywrights Foundation Announces the 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) is pleased to announce the line-up of playwrights for the 2016-2017 Rough Readings Series in partnership with the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University, now in its 11th year. Beginning October 24th and 25th with workshop early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), the series continues monthly December 2016 through May 2017 with seven exceptional new works that are pushing into new theatrical territory, challenging assumptions, and presenting deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society. (more...)

Opera on Tap to Present World's First Virtual Reality Episodic Horror Opera THE PARKSVILLE MURDERSOpera on Tap to Present World's First Virtual Reality Episodic Horror Opera THE PARKSVILLE MURDERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Opera on Tap has announced its most innovative project yet: an episodic horror opera created for Virtual Reality, entitled The Parksville Murders. (more...)

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams to Lead National Black Theatre's SWEETMaechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams to Lead National Black Theatre's SWEET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams will star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). (more...)

NYTW's 2050 Fellowship Program Seeks Applicants for 2017-18 SeasonNYTW's 2050 Fellowship Program Seeks Applicants for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) is currently accepting applications for the 2017/18 season of its 2050 Fellowship program for emerging playwrights and directors. Applications are due October 17, 2016 at 5pm EST. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward AlbeePhoto Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

Last week, legendary playwright Edward Albee passed away in his sleep at his home in Montauk, LI at the age of 88.  See photos of the Albee throughout his distinguished career as BroadwayWorld remembers the life and works of the theatre's most revered figures.  (more...)

Ars Nova to Host 'Off Color Salon Series' for UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAMEArs Nova to Host 'Off Color Salon Series' for UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Presented in conjunction with the New York premiere of Underground Railroad Game, Ars Nova presents the Off Color Salon Series which features artists, scholars, writers and community leaders in post-show discussions examining race, sexuality and education. (more...)

Clinton Brandhagen and Heather Bagnall to Lead LOVE, SEX, ANARCHY Reading at Guild HallClinton Brandhagen and Heather Bagnall to Lead LOVE, SEX, ANARCHY Reading at Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Clinton Brandhagen (MASTERCLASS/Broadway) has been cast as Fedya, one of several lovers of Emma Goldman, the anarchist and subject of a new play LOVE, SEX, ANARCHY, which will be given a staged reading at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY, on Tuesday Oct 4, 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Looks Closer at TRADE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and SEE ME NOW at the Young VicBWW Looks Closer at TRADE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and SEE ME NOW at the Young Vic
by Liz Cearns - Sep 22, 2016

Genesis Future Directors Award recipient Bryony Shanahan directs trade, Debbie Tucker Green's sharp examination of our transactional world. See Me Now is a new show created and performed by those who have been, or currently are sex workers. (more...)

Christa Scott Reed and Lori Wilner Join Richard Dreyfuss in RELATIVITY at TheaterWorks; Cast, Creatives Set!Christa Scott Reed and Lori Wilner Join Richard Dreyfuss in RELATIVITY at TheaterWorks; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

TheaterWorks announced today the full cast and creative team for RELATIVITY, a new play by Mark St. Germain directed by Rob Ruggiero. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public TheaterPLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Extends Off-BroadwaySarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Katherine Kovner and Producing DirectorRoberta Pereira, extends the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's The Wolves to September 29. (more...)

Meryl Murman's THE LIPSTICK Makes U.S. Premiere at Contemporary Arts CenterMeryl Murman's THE LIPSTICK Makes U.S. Premiere at Contemporary Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is pleased to announce two performances of the provocative dance performance by FLOCK--The Lipstick--choreographed by local choreographer Meryl Murman and accompanied by a solo violin and a tube of lipstick. Both performances will take place in the CAC's Freeport-McMoRan Theater, with the first being the U.S. Premiere on September 30 and the final performance taking place as part of the 2016 CAC's Art for Arts' Sake | DOWNTOWN on October 1. (more...)

Two World Premieres and More Set for Ma-Yi Theater Company's 2016-17 SeasonTwo World Premieres and More Set for Ma-Yi Theater Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

A world-premiere play, Among the Dead by Hansol Jung; a world-premiere musical by Michi Barall, Paul Lieber, and Matt Park, PEER GYNT & the Norwegian Hapa Band; and the special presentation of the hit play The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go! by Lloyd Suh in Manila comprise the season to be produced by Ma-Yi Theater Company during their 2016-2017 season, it is announced by the company's Producing Artistic Director Ralph B. Peña and Executive Director Jorge Z. Ortoll.  (more...)

Trinity Rep Presents Obie-Award Winning Dark Comedy APPROPRIATETrinity Rep Presents Obie-Award Winning Dark Comedy APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Trinity Repertory Company continues season 53, Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' gripping play,  Appropriate, directed by Brian Mertes. Performances run October 6 - November 6, 2016 in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. Tickets are available at www.trinityrep.com, by calling (401) 351-4242 or at the theater's box office at 201 Washington St., Providence. (more...)

BRIC and Veritgo Theater to Present SHOPTALK: QUEERING THEATERBRIC and Veritgo Theater to Present SHOPTALK: QUEERING THEATER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Shoptalk: Queering Theater, a co-presentation of Vertigo Theater Company and BRIC, is slated for Monday, October 3, 2016 at 7:30pm. Featuring guest panelists: Adam Bock, Will Davis, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, and Carmelita Tropicana. (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public TheaterLynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. (more...)

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