Tanya Barfield News

The Royal Court Theatre and The Young Vic's FEAST: Yoruba Project at the Segal CenterThe Royal Court Theatre and The Young Vic's FEAST: Yoruba Project at the Segal Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Segal Center presents a staged reading of Feast, a theatrical exploration with vibrant music and dazzling dance of the magnificent, cross-continental Yoruba culture. Directed by Awoye Timpo. Followed by a discussion with Elyse Dodgson, International Director, The Royal Court Theatre; Sade Lythcott, CEO, National Black Theatre; and others. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS, WESTWORLD Among 2017 WGA TV Nominations; Full ListSTRANGER THINGS, WESTWORLD Among 2017 WGA TV Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2016. (more...)

Playwrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic ArtsPlaywrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

New Dramatist playwright Melisa Tien and San Francisco-based Megan Cohen joined The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in residence this month to develop innovative stage works with the Academy's third year NY Company. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Portland (more...)

Live Recording of Three Short Plays featuring Sam Waterson, Estelle Parsons, John Patrick Shanley, & Alan Zweibel to Benefit PLAYING ON AIRLive Recording of Three Short Plays featuring Sam Waterson, Estelle Parsons, John Patrick Shanley, & Alan Zweibel to Benefit PLAYING ON AIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Each play recorded for public radio and podcast will be followed by a conversation with its playwright, cast and director led by Playing on Air's founder and artistic director, Claudia Catania. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/23/2016Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Portland (more...)

Rep Stage Honored with Award from International Centre for Women PlaywrightsRep Stage Honored with Award from International Centre for Women Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The International Centre for Women Playwrights has honored Rep Stage with its 50/50 Applause Award, which is given to theaters that produce fifty percent or more plays by women playwrights in their 2015-2016 season. Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), only produced work by women playwrights during the 2015-2016 season, including participating in the DC Women's Voices Theatre Festival. Rep Stage is among 107 theatres around the world to receive the 50/50 Applause Award. (more...)

Rep Stage Honored with ICWP's 50/50 Applause AwardRep Stage Honored with ICWP's 50/50 Applause Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

The International Centre for Women Playwrights has honored Rep Stage with its 50/50 Applause Award, which is given to theaters that produce fifty percent or more plays by women playwrights in their 2015-2016 season. Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), only produced work by women playwrights during the 2015-2016 season, including participating in the DC Women's Voices Theatre Festival. (more...)

'PHANTASMAGORIA' to Premiere at La MaMa This Fall'PHANTASMAGORIA' to Premiere at La MaMa This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

La MaMa presents the world premiere of Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Randolph Curtis Rand, written by Chana Porter and puppetry by Benjamin Stuber. (more...)

Romeo Castellucci, PRELUDE16 and More Set for The Segal Center's Fall 2016 SeasonRomeo Castellucci, PRELUDE16 and More Set for The Segal Center's Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, announces its Fall 2016season of public programs. The season features free public programs throughout the fall and winter, with contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world. (more...)

O'Neill Center Opens Submissions for 2017 National Playwrights ConferenceO'Neill Center Opens Submissions for 2017 National Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today that is now accepting script submissions for the 2017 National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

BWW Review: Ancient Greek Drama Meets the Patriot Act in ANTIGONE PROJECT: A PLAY IN 5 PARTS, at Profile TheatreBWW Review: Ancient Greek Drama Meets the Patriot Act in ANTIGONE PROJECT: A PLAY IN 5 PARTS, at Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver - Sep 12, 2016

In response to the controversial Patriot Act of 2001, which allowed for wiretapping, surveillance, and other measures ostensibly to protect the United States against terrorism, five women wrote adaptations of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, a play about power, resistance, and what happens when we're denied those things most important to us. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 9/04/2016Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 9/04/2016
by BWW - Sep 4, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/04/2016 for Portland (more...)

Casting Announced for the JMK Award-Winning Production of THE MOUNTAINTOPCasting Announced for the JMK Award-Winning Production of THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Casting announced today: Gbolahan Obisesan as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and  RonkeAdekolejo as Camae. (more...)

CoHo & Profile Present BOOK OF GRACE + CoHo Lab this AugustCoHo & Profile Present BOOK OF GRACE + CoHo Lab this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

In 2002, Suzan-Lori Parks became the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play Topdog/Underdog. Her other plays include Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, &3), In the Blood, Venus, The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, Fucking A, Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom and The America Play. In 2007 her 365 Days/365 Plays was produced in more than seven hundred theaters worldwide. Ms. Parks is a MacArthur Fellow and Master Writer Chair at The Public Theater. (more...)

Brave New Productions & We Are One to Present BRIGHT HALF LIFEBrave New Productions & We Are One to Present BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Brave New Productions is proud to partner with We Are One to present the Canadian Premiere of 'Bright Half Life' (Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Best Play) by Tanya Barfield this August 18-28 for an intimate evening of story-telling at the Freestanding Room. (more...)

About Face Theatre to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE and More During 2016-17 SeasonAbout Face Theatre to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE and More During 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

About Face Theatre is pleased to announce its 2016-17 Season, kicking off this fall/winter with a reimagining of I AM MY OWN WIFE, Doug Wright's Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Lambda Literary Award-winning play first developed at About Face in 2003.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/05/2016Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/05/2016
by BWW - Jun 5, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/05/2016 for Dallas (more...)

BWW Review: THE CALL at TheaterWorksBWW Review: THE CALL at TheaterWorks
by Karen Bovard - May 31, 2016

Though it opens with a burst of convivial laughter at a dinner party for two couples who are long-time friends in an upscale New York apartment, Tanya Barfield's THE CALL takes up thorny topical issues around international and cross-racial adoption that are no laughing matter. (more...)

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