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Crowded Fire Theater presents Mia Chung's YOU FOR ME FOR YOUCrowded Fire Theater presents Mia Chung's YOU FOR ME FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) Launching Crowded Fire's 2017 season of new and contemporary plays is the Bay Area premiere of Mia Chung's YOU FOR ME FOR YOU directed by M. Graham Smith. YOU FOR ME FOR YOU is an Alice In Wonderland-like tale of sacrifice, love, and patriotism told from the perspective of two sisters fleeing North Korea. When Minhee and Junhee are torn apart at the border as they attempt to flee the Best Nation in the World, each must race across time and space to be together again-navigating the perilous Land of the Free and the treacherous terrain of personal belief. YOU FOR ME FOR YOU was hailed by The Washingtonian as "…(a) magical universe…a dizzying, sometimes surreal tale…endlessly creative…" in it's world premiere production at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington D.C. (more...)

Submissions Now Being Accepted For The Blank Theatre's 25th Anniversary Young Playwrights FestivalSubmissions Now Being Accepted For The Blank Theatre's 25th Anniversary Young Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, The Blank Theatre's Annual Young Playwrights Festival is now seeking submissions nationwide from playwrights 19 years of age and younger. (more...)

Excerpts from Off-Broadway's THE PROFANE Set for 'Works & Process' Series at GuggenheimExcerpts from Off-Broadway's THE PROFANE Set for 'Works & Process' Series at Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with playwright Zayd Dohrn and director Kip Fagan on the creation of The Profane. Members of the cast will perform excerpts from Dohrn's sharp and timely tale. (more...)

BWW Review: ROCKET TO THE MOON Speaks to our Desire to Achieve a More Fulfilling Life, no Matter the CostBWW Review: ROCKET TO THE MOON Speaks to our Desire to Achieve a More Fulfilling Life, no Matter the Cost
by Shari Barrett - Jan 11, 2017

Although Clifford Odets forgotten masterpiece 'Rocket to the Moon' first premiered back in 1938, many of the themes of the Depression-era drama feel totally in step today with our own financial and career woes. With its central character, Ben Stark, (Jesse Steccato) is a dentist stuck in an unhappy marriage and a stagnant dental practice who longs for both more money as well as more passion and joy in his life. Things are set on a collision course with fate when he hires the beautiful, young Cleo Singer (lovely Kristin Couture) as his new receptionist. As his marriage fails and he succumbs to Cleo's flirting, will she be his proverbial rocket to the moon, thus allowing his dreams to come true? And will he be willing to change his life and take the necessary risks in order to make that happen? (more...)

Draco and the Malfoys Band, New Plays and More Set for 'WizardNights' at PUFFSDraco and the Malfoys Band, New Plays and More Set for 'WizardNights' at PUFFS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Puffs Presents WizardNights - an exciting monthlong celebration of special theater and musical events presented by the Off Broadway hit PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - will take place January 13 through February 5. (more...)

James Crafford One-Acts to Play American Theater of Actors This FebruaryJames Crafford One-Acts to Play American Theater of Actors This February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

A set of one-act parables from an award-winning director, a celebrated author, at one of the oldest independent theaters in NY - LIFE & DEATH, JAMES CRAFFORD's THE DEAD OLD LADY FROM NEW JERSEY and THE KILLING OF THE SNOW FOX - will run February 1 - 12, 2017 at American Theater of Actors, 314 W 54th St, NYC. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio Announces Actor Warrior FestivalStella Adler Studio Announces Actor Warrior Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the professional wing of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting New York City, is proud to announce its first 2017 offering. (more...)

Award Winning & Acclaimed Off Broadway Play CIRCLE Returns to NYC 1/4-8Award Winning & Acclaimed Off Broadway Play CIRCLE Returns to NYC 1/4-8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

JMTC Theatre is proud to present the new 2-actor production of acclaimed New York playwright Suzanne Bachner's award-winning hit Off Broadway play, CIRCLE, starring 7-Time Best in Fest Award Winner Bob Brader (Spitting In The Face Of The Devil) and Meagan Wells (original cast, 3-Time Sold Out hit Wicked Frozen). JMTC Theatre's original production of Suzanne Bachner's CIRCLE ran for five months Off-Broadway in a multi-extended run, was produced nationally and optioned for production in Australia. After a 7-city sold out international tour, headlined by Bob Brader and directed by Suzanne Bachner, the hit play returns to NYC and will run from January 4th - 8th 2017 at The Bridge Theatre at Shelter Studios, 244 West 54th Street. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio Awarded Grant to Create Bob Hope Scholars ProgramStella Adler Studio Awarded Grant to Create Bob Hope Scholars Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting has been awarded $150,000 by the prestigious Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation to create the Bob Hope Scholars Program at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. (more...)

The Actors' Hub Delivers NIDA and WAAPA SuccessThe Actors' Hub Delivers NIDA and WAAPA Success
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

IN JUST four years, The Actors' Hub has become a success story - with several students from its training program accepted into the National Institute of Dramatic Art and WA Academy of Performing Arts. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Continues Ghostlight Reading Series with TALL SKINNY CRUEL CRUEL BOYSAbingdon Theatre Company Continues Ghostlight Reading Series with TALL SKINNY CRUEL CRUEL BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Ghostlight Reading Series with TALL SKINNY CRUEL CRUEL BOYS by Caroline V. McGraw, author of Ultimate Beauty Bible (Page 73), on Thursday, December 15 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public at Abingdon Theatre Company's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Danya Taymor is set to direct. (more...)

Towne Street Theatre Seeks Submissions for 9th Annual Ten Minute Play FestivalTowne Street Theatre Seeks Submissions for 9th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

It's only 24 days from the deadline to submit your play to The Towne Street Theatre 9th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival that will take place in April 2017 at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, CA. (more...)

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater to Present ROCKET TO THE MOON This JanuaryThe Harold Clurman Lab Theater to Present ROCKET TO THE MOON This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater has announced its 5th anniversary production, returning to its roots with Clifford Odets' Rocket to the Moon.  (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik EhnPhoto Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik Ehn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.  Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street,New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016.  (more...)

Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Ensemble to Star in CLYBOURNE PARKCase Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Ensemble to Star in CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House (CWRU/CPH) MFA Acting Program will open its 2016 - 2017 season in December with the multi-award-winning Clybourne Park. (more...)

Crowded Fire Announces 2017 SeasonCrowded Fire Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Crowded Fire's Artistic Director Mina Morita unveiled the 2017 mainstage season lineup including two contemporary plays that continue to uphold the company's long tradition of producing boundary - pushing, thought-provoking theater. At a season-announcement party on Saturday, November 19th Morita addressed Crowded Fire donors, patrons, and artists saying "We are a divided country in the midst of a divisive time. It is more important now, more than ever to use our creative and critical thought to mine our cultural memory and to interrogate our existence. I am thrilled to present selections next season that do just that." (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions to Present Fort Worth Premiere of THE PLEASURE TRIALSAmphibian Stage Productions to Present Fort Worth Premiere of THE PLEASURE TRIALS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions presents its third and final staged reading of the 2016 season. In a vigorous effort to foster new work, this past year Amphibian has hosted three playwrights in residence to develop their unpublished plays. (more...)

Off-Broadway Potter Comedy PUFFS Teams with The Ali Forney Center for Scarf DriveOff-Broadway Potter Comedy PUFFS Teams with The Ali Forney Center for Scarf Drive
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic, Off Broadway's hit Potter comedy, will partner with The Ali Forney Center for a special Scarf Drive to spread the warmth this season to help New York's homeless LBGT youth. (more...)

Adam & Eve... and Steve at the King's Head TheatreAdam & Eve... and Steve at the King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Adam & Eve... and Steve is a brand new five star musical farce set in a newly created paradise, the Garden of Eden. (more...)

Photo Flash: Colors of Community Event Uses Theater & Panel as Catalyst for Healing, ChangePhoto Flash: Colors of Community Event Uses Theater & Panel as Catalyst for Healing, Change
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

When Bobby Daniel Rodriguez, Kaili Y. Turner, and Kim Rios Lin set out to produce their 3rd Colors of Community event they were fully aware of the event's timing three days after our Nation's Presidential election. The house was packed at HSA Theater, with individuals of all emotions ready to absorb the Colors of Community Mission: 'To help bridge the divides between communities through theater and discourse.' (more...)

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