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IT Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director

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Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Will Present Its 2023 FRANKIE Awards, October 14

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center will present its 2023 FRANKIE Awards on October 14 at The Tank, honoring leaders in theater and performance in New York City.

Metropolitan Playhouse Suspends Productions Indefinitely

Discover the story behind the closure of Metropolitan Playhouse in New York after 31 years. Explore how this theater company brought forgotten American plays to light and celebrate its contributions to the neighborhood.

Theatre Resources Unlimited to Present Town Hall: 'How Theater Companies Are Adapting To a Post-Shutdown World;

Join Theatre Resources Unlimited for an insightful Town Hall discussion on how theater companies are adapting to a post-shutdown world. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with producing companies and find solutions to the challenges of reopening. Register now!

Theatre Resources Unlimited Will Host Town Hall: How Theater Companies Are Adapting To A Post-Shutdown World

Theatre Resources Unlimited (TRU) is excited to announce its return to live monthly panels and discussions with How Theater Companies Are Adapting to a Post-Shutdown World on July 27 at Polaris North Theatre, 245 W. 29th Street, 4th floor, New York, 10001.

Metropolitan Brings The East Village Up Close Next Month

Metropolitan Playhouse presents new solo-performances drawn from oral histories of East Village residents May 18 - June 4, 2023.  Directed by Sidney Fortner and Alex Roe, performances  will be in-person at the Playhouse home at 220A E 4th Street.

SHE'S GOT HARLEM ON HER MIND, 3 One-Acts by Eulalie Spence, to be Presented at Metropolitan Playhouse

The Obie Award-winning Metropolitan Playhouse, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, will present She’s Got Harlem on Her Mind, an evening of three short plays by influential Harlem Renaissance writer Eulalie Spence (1894–1981).

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents Virtual Benefit LOVE LETTERS FROM THE COLD WAR:

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents a streamed reading of a new documented drama comprised of correspondence between leading Cold Warriors, John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev: LOVE LETTERS FROM THE COLD WAR, by Joseph Ryan.

Alex Roe Takes on the Role of Melville in THE SEA LADY

Actor and Director Alex Roe will be taking over the role of Horace Melville in Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse's sell-out premiere of Neith Boyce's THE SEA LADY. Roe is known for his performances at Metropolitan as Jesse James in MISSOURI LEGEND, Richard Dudgeon in THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE, and Blemie, the dog, in Eugene O'Neill's LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF SILVERDENE EMBLEM O'NEILL. 

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents THE SEA LADY, October 6 - 30, 2022

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse has opened  the world premiere of Neith Boyce's THE SEA LADY, a 1935 play bound for Broadway that never reached its opening, in limited run from October 6 - 30, 2022, in person at the Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Alex Roe (Thunder Rock, Poor of New York, Virtual Playhouse) directs.

Metropolitan Playhouse to Present THE SEA LADY in October

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse returns with the world premiere of Neith Boyce's THE SEA LADY, a 1935 play bound for Broadway that never reached its opening, in limited run from October 6 - 30, 2022, in person at the Playhouse. Alex Roe (Thunder Rock, Poor of New York, Virtual Playhouse) directs.

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents A Community Gathering Via Zoom - GROWING AND RUNNING A NOT-FOR-PROFIT THEATER COMPANY: METROPOLITAN AND MINT

A dependable haven for artists in isolation, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is now into its second year of non-stop weekly Community Gatherings this Friday, having offered to date over 100 conversations and unlimited camaraderie since April 17, 2020.

TRU to Present 'Politics And Art: Integrating The Political And The Personal (Part 2)'

On Friday 7/22 TRU will present Politics and Art: Integrating the Political and the Personal (Part 2). In the room: Chi Ossé, an American politician and activist with an entertainment industry background, council member for NYC's 36th district (parts of central Brooklyn), and the youngest council member ever elected.

Metropolitan Playhouse Postpones SHE'S GOT HARLEM ON HER MIND Due to Covid

SHE'S GOT HARLEM ON HER MIND, an evening of three award-winning one-act plays, was originally scheduled to run from February 3 through February 27, 2022.  The pervasive spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, though waning in the New York City metropolitan region, still poses too great a threat to the health of artists and patrons to warrant attempting to stage the production.

MY WIFE'S MIRROR Streaming at The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents a live-streamed readings of two new plays, free of charge, with a talkback to follow: MY WIFE'S MIRROR, by by Edward G.P. Wilkins.

TOGETHER, APART One Act Plays by Peter Sagal to Benefit Metropolitan Playhouse

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents a new  live-streamed reading, with a talkback to follow: TOGETHER, APART, a reading of two plays by Peter Sagal to benefit Metropolitan Playhouse. Streaming May 22 at 8:00 pm (Eastern) and May 26 at 10:00 pm (Eastern).

BERTHA, THE SEWING MACHINE GIRL, Part Two Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents a new free 'screened' reading, live-streamed at no charge, with its groundbreaking, signature visual wizardry, and a talkback to follow: BERTHA, THE SEWING MACHINE GIRL - Part Two, by Charles Foster

BERTHA, THE SEWING MACHINE GIRL To Stream On The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents a new free 'screened' reading, so enormous it must be presented over two weekends,  live-streamed at no charge, with its groundbreaking, signature visual wizardry, and a talkback to follow: BERTHA, THE SEWING MACHINE GIRL - Part One, by Charles Foster.

HE SAID AND SHE SAID Comes to The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents a new free 'screened' reading, live-streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow: HE SAID AND SHE SAID, by Alice Gerstenberg.

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents THE SLEEPING CAR

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' readings, live-streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow: THE SLEEPING CAR, William Dean Howells. A silly play of repeatedly mistaken identities and misplaced infants, The Sleeping Car is another Howells probe of social norms in direct conflict with personal distress.

Thanksgiving Double Feature Breaks The Mold At Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse

The video will be available starting November 28 and will be available to stream through December 2 on the Playhouse webpage, the Metropolitan Playhouse YouTube channel, and the Metropolitan Playhouse Facebook page.

Alex Roe FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Alex Roe has been nominated for the Outstanding Director award at the IT Awards for their work on The House of Mirth.

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