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OSVR Confirms Pre-order Date for Hacker Development Kit; Launches Content Discovery Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

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OSVR Confirms Pre-order Date for Hacker Development Kit; Launches Content Discovery Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

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Full Casting Announced for Seattle Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the full ensemble cast of its season opening production, A Raisin in the Sun, a classic Lorraine Hansberry's drama, directed by Timothy McCuen Piggee. (more...)

Roth 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
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 9/10
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...)

THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, SKIES OVER SEATTLE and More Set for UW School of Drama's 75th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of Executive Director Todd London, is proud to announce its 75th Anniversary Season. This historic season will celebrate, honor, and build upon the School of Drama's deep connections to Seattle's theatre community and serve as a bridge between the School's rich history and its future. (more...)

Rapp, 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...)

Rapp, 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...)

PTC to Premiere of IT HAPPENED ONE CHRISTMAS, 12/4-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the premiere musical event It Happened One Christmas, December 4 through December 19, 2015.    (more...)

Actors 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 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 5/22
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 5/21-6/13
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...)

Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Extends at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced an extension of their New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira (Eclipsed now on Broadway, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's 'The Walking Dead'). Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage Musical Comedy COWGIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Jo has twenty-four hours to save Hiram Hall, her father's once famous country western saloon. She thinks she has booked a country music trio that is sure to save the day, but there's been a little misunderstanding: can the classical Coghill Trio turn themselves into the country Cowgirl Trio in time to put on a rip-roaring show that will save Hiram Hall from foreclosure? (more...)

Playwrights 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 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...)

UW Drama to Confront Police Brutality with Kia Corthron's FORCE CONTINUUM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The University of Washington School of Drama continues their 75th Anniversary Season with playwright and novelist Kia Corthron's explosive socio-political drama, Force Continuum. Second-year MFA directing candidate Malika Oyetimein will helm the project, which she chose for very personal reasons. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Commisions New Works by Simon Stephens, Jennifer Haley & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced commissions of six new plays by Jocelyn Bioh, Jennifer Haley, Paola Lazaro, Qui Nguyen, Heidi Schreck, and Simon Stephens and Mark Eitzel. (more...)

Photo 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 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 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...)

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

The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will present its inaugural New Works Brooklyn festival today, 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...)

Jose 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...)

THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, SKIES OVER SEATTLE and More Set for UW School of Drama's 75th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of Executive Director Todd London, is proud to announce its 75th Anniversary Season. This historic season will celebrate, honor, and build upon the School of Drama's deep connections to Seattle's theatre community and serve as a bridge between the School's rich history and its future. (more...)

PTC'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'
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...)

Cohesion Theatre Company Sets Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Fresh off the successes of their Inaugural Season, including ParityFest, a city-wide festival of new play readings by female playwrights running through August 9, Cohesion Theatre Company announces Season Two, which will include four main stage productions, and a season-long workshop series. Cohesion will be working closely with new and emerging playwrights on world premiere works, and expanding its collaborative mission by working in partnership with local companies like Iron Crow Theatre and Baltimore Shakespeare Factory. (more...)

Roth 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, 2/20-4/13
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...)

Playwrights 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 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...)

Actors 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 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 4/13
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 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, 2/20-4/13
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 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...)

Playwrights 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...)

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 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...)

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Open Folger Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Folger Theatre's 2016/17 season kicks off with an inspired stage adaptation of one of literature's most cherished novels, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. (more...)

Cubic to Exhibit Training Innovations at the IDEF 2015 International Defence Industry Fair
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

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EST 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...)

PTC 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, 2/20-4/13
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 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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