Theatre Development Fund News

Kennedy Center's NEW VISIONS/NEW VOICES Workshop to Present Six New Works This SpringKennedy Center's NEW VISIONS/NEW VOICES Workshop to Present Six New Works This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces the 25th anniversary of the biennial workshop NEW VISIONS/NEW VOICES from May 6 to May 8, 2016. Dedicated to the development of new plays and musicals for young people and their families, this innovative series pioneers a unique forum for the field of theater for young audiences (TYA). (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Offers Autism-Friendly Performance on November 25A CHRISTMAS CAROL Offers Autism-Friendly Performance on November 25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

CLEVELAND, OH - Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, will present a "sensory-friendly" matinee performance of its 27th annual production of A Christmas Carol for children and adults on the autism spectrum and their families at the Ohio Theatre, Playhouse Square on Wednesday, November 25th at 11:00 a.m. It is produced in partnership with Theatre Development Fund: Autism Theatre Initiative, the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Milestones Autism Organization. (more...)

Tom Fontana, Paul Fontana & Margot Harley to be Honored at The Acting Company's GalaTom Fontana, Paul Fontana & Margot Harley to be Honored at The Acting Company's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

The Acting Company (Margot Harley, Co-Founder and Producer), America's best known touring repertory theater, will honor Emmy Award-winner Tom Fontana, educator and student mentor Paul Fontana, and Acting Company Co-founder and Producer Margot Harley at a Gala Benefit evening on Monday, November 9th atCapitale (130 Bowery - between Broome & Grand Sts). Both of the gentlemen will each be presented with the Warburg Humanitarian Award for their outstanding philanthropic endeavors on behalf of children, education and the arts, while Ms. Harley will be saluted for her 43 years of leadership and achievement as she steps down as Producer of The Acting Company.   (more...)

Theatre Development Fund Awarded $35,000 Grant for Phase II of 'Triple Play'Theatre Development Fund Awarded $35,000 Grant for Phase II of 'Triple Play'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Theatre Development Fund (TDF) and Theatre Bay Area (TBA) are pleased to announce that they have received a grant in the amount of $35,000 from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Fund for National Projects in support of Phase II of their consortium project, Triple Play. Triple Play explores the crucial relationship between playwrights and other generative artists, theatres and audiences. This exploration aspires to create a paradigm shift in the way the field thinks about audiences and the way audiences experience new work, and in so doing will increase audience appetite for new work and help to restore theatre's relevance as a national art form. (more...)

The Broadway League Reveals 2015 National Education and Engagement Grant RecipientsThe Broadway League Reveals 2015 National Education and Engagement Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The Broadway League has announced the recipients of its twentieth annual National Education and Engagement Grants.  These grants support inspired and inventive programs for a wide range of participants to experience and understand Broadway performances as a form of artistic expression and a powerful educational tool.  (more...)

Commercial Theater Institute to Host Winter 14-Week Program for Producers, Managers; Deadline 12/7Commercial Theater Institute to Host Winter 14-Week Program for Producers, Managers; Deadline 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

The Commercial Theater Institute announced admission details and deadlines for the upcoming Fourteen Week Program: Advanced Topics for Commercial Producers and Managers, a course which takes a comprehensive look at the many aspects of producing in the commercial theater industry. (more...)

Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

Desi Oakley & Donna Migliaccio & Lead New Musical GIRLSTAR at Signature TheatreDesi Oakley & Donna Migliaccio & Lead New Musical GIRLSTAR at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Signature Theatre is excited to announce the cast of Girlstar directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring book and lyrics by Anton Dudley (Second Stage's Getting Home) and music by Brian Feinstein (New World Stages' Mimi Le Duck), this world premiere musical fairytale runs in the MAX Theatre October 13 - November 15. (more...)

Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS, Featuring 10 Dance Vignettes by Iconic Writers, Begins Tonight at The Old GlobeGattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS, Featuring 10 Dance Vignettes by Iconic Writers, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production begins tonight, September 16, with an opening slated for September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015. (more...)

JCA Launches New Division for Arts MarketingJCA Launches New Division for Arts Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

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Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

WICKED, ALADDIN & THE LION KING Set for TDF's Autism Theatre Initiative's 5th SeasonWICKED, ALADDIN & THE LION KING Set for TDF's Autism Theatre Initiative's 5th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts today announced their fifth season of autism-friendly performances presented through its Autism Theatre Initiative (ATI) for 2015-16.  This season's slate of autism-friendly Broadway matinee performances will be: The Lion King on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Minskoff Theatre, Wicked on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at the Gershwin Theatre, and Aladdin on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Additional performances may be added later in the season. (more...)

Jen Hoguet Awarded 2015 T. Fellowship from Columbia University School of the ArtsJen Hoguet Awarded 2015 T. Fellowship from Columbia University School of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces Jen Hoguet as the fourth fellow in the one-year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production. (more...)

Stages St. Louis to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performance of Disney's THE ARISTOCATSStages St. Louis to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performance of Disney's THE ARISTOCATS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

STAGES St. Louis will present, for the first time, a Sensory-Friendly Performance of its Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) production of Disney's The Aristocats on Tuesday, June 23rd at 10:00 AM at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights. Modeled on the nationally-renowned Theatre Development Fund (TDF) Accessibility Program's Autism Theatre Initiative, the special performance will provide those on the autism spectrum or other sensitivity conditions an accessible, friendly experience in which to experience live musical theatre. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala TonightJonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Theatre Development Fund, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will honor three of the organization's 'Unsung Heroes' - Ted Chapin, Jeffrey Gural and Robert Zukerman at TDF's Gala tonight, June 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alice Eve Cohen in THIN WALLS at Kitchen TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Alice Eve Cohen in THIN WALLS at Kitchen Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Writer/performer Alice Eve Cohen, whose solo play What I Thought I Knew closed the 2012-2013 Kitchen Theatre Company season, is back with another play to close another successful season at the Kitchen. Thin Walls is a one-woman play set in a century-old New York City residential hotel, once elegant but now crumbling. This darkly humorous and moving play interweaves stories of the building's long-term residents, its recent arrivals, and its ghosts. Audiences who loved What I Thought I Knew will love this one too! Thin Walls opens for previews tonight, June 10, press opening is on June 13, and performances run through June 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Cohen onstage below! (more...)

THIN WALLS to Close Kitchen Theatre Company's 2014-15 SeasonTHIN WALLS to Close Kitchen Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Writer/performer Alice Eve Cohen, whose solo play What I Thought I Knew closed the 2012-2013 Kitchen Theatre Company season, is back with another play to close another successful season at the Kitchen. Thin Walls is a one-woman play set in a century-old New York City residential hotel, once elegant but now crumbling. This darkly humorous and moving play interweaves stories of the building's long-term residents, its recent arrivals, and its ghosts. Audiences who loved What I Thought I Knew will love this one too! Thin Walls opens for previews on June 10, press opening is on June 13, and performances run through June 28. (more...)

2015 Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award Recipient Announced2015 Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award Recipient Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award (LMJH Award) was inaugurated in 2008 and recognizes the important work of theatre, dance and opera administrators. Recipients of the LMJH Award have at least 10 years of demonstrated commitment to the performing arts, in addition to having made an impact on the industry in Toronto. The award is named after Leonard McHardy and John Harvey, the celebrated former owners of Toronto's Theatrebooks, which they co-founded in 1975. Until its closure in July of 2014, it stood as one of the longest surviving independent bookstores in the country. (more...)

Peggy Baker to Receive 2015 George Luscombe AwardPeggy Baker to Receive 2015 George Luscombe Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The George Luscombe Award was inaugurated in 1999. Revolutionary theatre founder and artistic director George Luscombe founded Toronto Workshop Productions in 1959, marking the beginnings of Toronto's alternative theatre movement. He was Artistic Director for 27 years at TWP. (more...)

Theatre Aspen Artistic Director Joins 2015-16 Tony Award Nominating CommitteeTheatre Aspen Artistic Director Joins 2015-16 Tony Award Nominating Committee
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

?The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced the Nominating Committee for the 2015-2016 Broadway season, which includes Theatre Aspen's Executive Artistic Director Paige Price. (more...)

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