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Roth Transfers DIVINE SISTER to Soho Playhouse; Begins Previews 9/12Roth Transfers DIVINE SISTER to Soho Playhouse; Begins Previews 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2010

Producer Daryl Roth announces that following a sold out developmental run last spring, THE DIVINE SISTER, the new comedy written by and starring Charles Busch, directed by Carl Andress, will transfer to the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) featuring the entire original company: Alison Fraser, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck, Jonathan Walker, and Julie Halston. (more...)

 Playwrights Horizons and 92Ytribeca Hosts NEW PLAYS, TOUGH TIMES 9/10 Playwrights Horizons and 92Ytribeca Hosts NEW PLAYS, TOUGH TIMES 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) and 92YTribeca have announced that they will present 'NEW PLAYS, TOUGH TIMES' at 92YTribeca (200 Hudson Street) on Thursday evening, September 10 at 7:30 PM. Moderated by Time Out New York's Theater editor and chief drama critic David Cote, the panel discussion will feature all eight writers from Playwrights Horizons' upcoming 2009/2010 Season. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons To Present 'New Plays, Tough Times' Panel At 92YTribeca 9/10Playwrights Horizons To Present 'New Plays, Tough Times' Panel At 92YTribeca 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) and 92YTribeca have announced that they will present 'NEW PLAYS, TOUGH TIMES' at 92YTribeca (200 Hudson Street) on Thursday evening, September 10 at 7:30 PM. Moderated by Time Out New York's Theater editor and chief drama critic David Cote, the panel discussion will feature all eight writers from Playwrights Horizons' upcoming 2009/2010 Season. (more...)

Rapp, Kron & Corthron Set for Play Co's Idea Lab at New Dramatists, 10/26Rapp, Kron & Corthron Set for Play Co's Idea Lab at New Dramatists, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2009

A panel of prominent American playwrights including Kia Corthron, Lisa Kron and Adam Rapp, will discuss with celebrated photographer Ken Collins how they approach creating portraits with words and with a camera, respectively at a one-time-only event entitled 'Face to Face: Portraits in Theatre and Photography' on Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m. at New Dramatists (424 W. 44 St.) in Manhattan. Presented by the Off-Broadway theater company, The Play Company as part of its Idea Lab series, in conjunction with Umbrage Editions, the evening will also feature brief excerpts from the playwrights' work along with an exhibition of photographs from 'In Their Company,' a series of black and white portraits by Mr. Collins that portray some of America's most distinguished playwrights. A reception follows in the New Dramatists Library. (more...)

Signature Extends Two Trains Running to Jan. '07
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2006

Signature Theatre Company will extend August Wilson's Two Trains Running one additional week since the originally scheduled run is already sold out (more...)

Rapp, Kron & Corthron Set for Play Co's Idea Lab at New Dramatists, 10/26Rapp, Kron & Corthron Set for Play Co's Idea Lab at New Dramatists, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

A panel of prominent American playwrights including Kia Corthron, Lisa Kron and Adam Rapp, will discuss with celebrated photographer Ken Collins how they approach creating portraits with words and with a camera, respectively at a one-time-only event entitled 'Face to Face: Portraits in Theatre and Photography' on Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m. at New Dramatists (424 W. 44 St.) in Manhattan. Presented by the Off-Broadway theater company, The Play Company as part of its Idea Lab series, in conjunction with Umbrage Editions, the evening will also feature brief excerpts from the playwrights' work along with an exhibition of photographs from 'In Their Company,' a series of black and white portraits by Mr. Collins that portray some of America's most distinguished playwrights. A reception follows in the New Dramatists Library. (more...)

Signature Extends Two Trains Running to January 14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2006

Signature Theatre Company has once again extended August Wilson's Two Trains Running, this time through January 14th, 2007 (more...)

Photo Flash: Two Trains Running in PreviewsPhoto Flash: Two Trains Running in Previews
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2006

Signature Theatre Company's production of August Wilson's Two Trains Running will open on December 3rd at the company's Peter Norton Space (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays, 2/26Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce the 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, running February 26-April 6, 2014. This year's Festival program will feature (in order of opening): (more...)

The Play Company Announces 10th Anniversary Season Line-up For Spring 2010The Play Company Announces 10th Anniversary Season Line-up For Spring 2010
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2009

The Play Company - the Off-Broadway theatre company whose most recent production was Lloyd Suh's acclaimed play 'American Hwangap' last spring in New York - announces its 2009-2010 season offerings, including the world-premiere of Kia Corthron's A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK starting March 4, 2010, followed on March 27 with previews for the American premiere of ENJOY, Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada's comedy about Japan youth culture's struggles with their changing economic reality. (more...)

EST Announces MARATHON 2009, Performances Begin 5/22EST Announces MARATHON 2009, Performances Begin 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2009

Ensemble Studio Theatre (William Carden, Artistic Director, Paul Alexander Slee, Executive Director) will present Marathon 2009, E.S.T.?s 31st annual festival of new one-act plays, at E.S.T. (549 West 52nd Street). Performances begin Friday, May 22nd, and continue through Saturday, June 27th. (more...)

Public's 'The Good Negro' to Offer Post-Show Discussions
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2008

The Public Theater announced today that post-show discussions will follow performances of 'The Good Negro' by Tracey Scott Wilson on Wednesday, May 28 and Saturday, May 31. (more...)

PTC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 5/21-6/13PTC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 5/21-6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010

Philadelphia Theatre Company concludes its 2009-2010 season with August Wilson's masterpiece and first Broadway success Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on May 21-June 13. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICKPlaywrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). (more...)

Lottery Available For $5 Tix To 1st Preview of A COOL DIPLottery Available For $5 Tix To 1st Preview of A COOL DIP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum). (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Presents A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICKPhoto Flash: Playwrights Horizons Presents A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). (more...)

Cherry Lane Theater Announces LAWNPEOPLE and EXILE CastingCherry Lane Theater Announces LAWNPEOPLE and EXILE Casting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Cherry Lane Theatre's 2013 Mentor Project plays LAWNPEOPLE by Natalia Naman and EXILE by Nastaran Ahmadi. Both plays debut as part of Cherry Lane Theatre's 15th anniversary MENTOR PROJECT (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), the award-winning season which began February 20 and concludes April 13. (more...)

New Georges Holds Gala Honoring Plimpton 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2008

New Georges, the OBIE Award-winning downtown theater company founded in 1992, will hold its 2008 Gala Benefit June 9th. (more...)

Corthron's 'A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK' Completes Playwrights Horizon's 2009/2010 SeasonCorthron's 'A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK' Completes Playwrights Horizon's 2009/2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2009

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, proudly announces the sixth and final production of its upcoming 2009/2010 Season, as well as additional casting. Presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street, the new production will be: A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK - the World Premiere of a new play by Playwrights Horizons alumna Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). A co-production with The Play Company (Kate Loewald, Founding Producer) and Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director). (more...)

Atlantic to Present Keith Reddin's Play 'Human Error'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2007

Atlantic Theater Company's Atlantic Stage 2 has announced the world premiere production of Keith Reddin's play Human Error, directed by Tracy Brigden and featuring Meg Gibson, Tim Guinee and Ray Anthony Thomas. (more...)

Jose Rivera and More to Bring New Works to Brooklyn College, 6/25-29Jose Rivera and More to Bring New Works to Brooklyn College, 6/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will present its inaugural New Works Brooklyn festival on June 25-29. The series will feature staged readings of one-act plays written by Kia Corthron, Erin Courtney, Jose Rivera, Anne Washburn, and Mac Wellman, all of whom will take part in audience talkbacks during the week. In addition, Rivera will direct his own piece, and Corthron, Courtney, Washburn, and Wellman will take part in a panel discussion on the development of new plays on the closing day of the festival. (more...)

PTC's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Closes 6/13PTC's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Closes 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

Philadelphia Theatre Company concludes its 2009-2010 season with August Wilson's masterpiece and first Broadway success Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on May 21-June 13. (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Christopher Oram Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'2010 Tony Awards: Christopher Oram Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

Roth Transfers DIVINE SISTER to Soho Playhouse this FallRoth Transfers DIVINE SISTER to Soho Playhouse this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2010

Producer Daryl Roth announces that following a sold out developmental run last spring, THE DIVINE SISTER, the new comedy written by and starring Charles Busch, directed by Carl Andress, will transfer to the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) featuring the entire original company: Alison Fraser, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck, Jonathan Walker, and Julie Halston. (more...)

Directors, Performance Schedule Set for Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13Directors, Performance Schedule Set for Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Directors Lisa Peterson, Bryan Davidson Blue, Elena Araoz and Chris Henry will direct the four new works debuting as part of Cherry Lane Theatre's 15th anniversary MENTOR PROJECT, it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), where MENTOR PROJECT will run from February 20-April 13, 2013. As well, the performance schedule for each production has been set. (more...)

CUNY to Air ATW Seminar with Beane, Rapp, Etc., 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2007

The American Theatre Wing's upcoming 'Working in the Theatre' will feature five contemporary playwrights - Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Douglas Carter Beane, Kia Corthron, Daisy Foote, and Adam Rapp -on CUNY TV (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICKPlaywrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) continues its 2009/2010 Season with the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces Casting for THE LONG RED ROADGoodman Theatre Announces Casting for THE LONG RED ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

Rehearsals begin today for Goodman Theatre's world-premiere production of The Long Red Road by Brett C. Leonard, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, February 13 - March 14, 2010 in the Goodman's Owen Theatre. (more...)

New Georges Holds Gala Honoring Plimpton 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

New Georges, the OBIE Award-winning downtown theater company founded in 1992, will hold its 2008 Gala Benefit June 9th. (more...)

Talkback Series Set for Filloux's 'Killing The Boss;' Opens Feb.12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2008

Select performances of Catherine Filloux's Killing The Boss - a new dark comedy about an altruistic woman's unexpected transformation into a vigilante, opening February 12 at The Studio at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) - will be followed by talkbacks. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Opens 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays TonightActors Theatre of Louisville Opens 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce the 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, running tonight, February 26-April 6, 2014. This year's Festival program will feature (in order of opening): (more...)

Lottery Available For $5 Tix To 1st Preview of A COOL DIPLottery Available For $5 Tix To 1st Preview of A COOL DIP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum). (more...)

ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, Now thru 4/13ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

One of the nation's leading programs for emerging playwrights -- Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT -- celebrates its 15th anniversary this season with the production of four new plays by emerging writers -- each of whom is paired with an accomplished mentor playwright -- from tonight, February 20, 2012 to April 13 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Dramatists Guild of America Continues DUOLOGUES With Grant and CorthronDramatists Guild of America Continues DUOLOGUES With Grant and Corthron
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2010

The Dramatists Guild of America continues their successful DuoLogues seminar series, featuring a conversation between celebrated authors Micki Grant and Kia Corthron, occurring Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. (more...)

ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

One of the nation's leading programs for emerging playwrights -- Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT -- celebrates its 15th anniversary this season with the production of four new plays by emerging writers -- each of whom is paired with an accomplished mentor playwright -- from February 20, 2012 to April 13 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Manhattan. MENTOR PROJECT is the recipient of the Ross Wetzsteon Obie Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Development of New Work, along with the 2009 James Kirkwood Award for fostering and promoting the work of contemporary American playwrights. (more...)

Dramatists Guild of America Continues DUOLOGUES With Grant and CorthronDramatists Guild of America Continues DUOLOGUES With Grant and Corthron
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2010

The Dramatists Guild of America continues their successful DuoLogues seminar series, featuring a conversation between celebrated authors Micki Grant and Kia Corthron, occurring Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. (more...)

Eikenberry, Sternhagen & Taylor in Wesport 'Selected Shorts' Jan.15Eikenberry, Sternhagen & Taylor in Wesport 'Selected Shorts' Jan.15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2007

Golden Globe Award and five-time Emmy nominee Jill Eikenberry, two-time Tony Award-winner Frances Sternhagen and Broadway actress Myra Lucretia Taylor will read short stories at 'Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story,' the live performance version of the renowned public radio show of the same name, on Tuesday, January 15 at 8PM, at Westport Country Playhouse. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons To Present 'New Plays, Tough Times' Panel At 92YTribeca 9/10Playwrights Horizons To Present 'New Plays, Tough Times' Panel At 92YTribeca 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) and 92YTribeca have announced that they will present 'NEW PLAYS, TOUGH TIMES' at 92YTribeca (200 Hudson Street) on Thursday evening, September 10 at 7:30 PM. Moderated by Time Out New York's Theater editor and chief drama critic David Cote, the panel discussion will feature all eight writers from Playwrights Horizons' upcoming 2009/2010 Season. (more...)

'Middle East' Reading, with Work by Raffo, Etc., Adds Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2006

An extra performance of The Middle East, In Pieces, featuring work by Anne Nelson, Heather Raffo and more, has been added on August 18th (more...)

 Playwrights Horizons and 92Ytribeca Hosts NEW PLAYS, TOUGH TIMES 9/10 Playwrights Horizons and 92Ytribeca Hosts NEW PLAYS, TOUGH TIMES 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2009

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) and 92YTribeca have announced that they will present 'NEW PLAYS, TOUGH TIMES' at 92YTribeca (200 Hudson Street) on Thursday evening, September 10 at 7:30 PM. Moderated by Time Out New York's Theater editor and chief drama critic David Cote, the panel discussion will feature all eight writers from Playwrights Horizons' upcoming 2009/2010 Season. (more...)

ONE NIGHT, SNOW ORCHID & More Featured in Cherry Lane Theatre's 2013-14 SeasonONE NIGHT, SNOW ORCHID & More Featured in Cherry Lane Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre, announces the following productions for the company's 2013-14 season: (more...)

EST Announces MARATHON 2009, Performances Begin 5/22EST Announces MARATHON 2009, Performances Begin 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009

Ensemble Studio Theatre (William Carden, Artistic Director, Paul Alexander Slee, Executive Director) will present Marathon 2009, E.S.T.?s 31st annual festival of new one-act plays, at E.S.T. (549 West 52nd Street). Performances begin Friday, May 22nd, and continue through Saturday, June 27th. (more...)

Public Theater Announces 'Fever Chart' Discussions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Mara Manus) announced today that post-show discussions will follow performances of THE FEVER CHART: THREE VISIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAST by Naomi Wallace on Tuesday, April 29 and Sunday, May 11. Both discussions will immediately follow performances of THE FEVER CHART and no additional tickets are necessary. (more...)

PTC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 5/21-6/13PTC Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM 5/21-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010

Philadelphia Theatre Company concludes its 2009-2010 season with August Wilson's masterpiece and first Broadway success Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on May 21-June 13. (more...)

ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

One of the nation's leading programs for emerging playwrights -- Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT -- celebrates its 15th anniversary this season with the production of four new plays by emerging writers -- each of whom is paired with an accomplished mentor playwright -- from February 20, 2012 to April 13 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Manhattan. MENTOR PROJECT is the recipient of the Ross Wetzsteon Obie Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Development of New Work, along with the 2009 James Kirkwood Award for fostering and promoting the work of contemporary American playwrights. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICKPlaywrights Horizons Announces Casting for A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will close its production of the World Premiere of A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK, a new play by Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons/PH, Force Continuum) and directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public), on April 11th. (more...)

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