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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - John Gassner Award

Alexis Scheer, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

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BAD CINDERELLA Plays Final Broadway Performance Today

Cinderella attends her final ball! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Bad Cinderella's final Broadway performance is Sunday, June 4 at the Imperial Theatre. The show closes after 33 previews and 85 regular performances.

Center Theatre Group to Hold Open Casting Call for OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD

Center Theatre Group is hosting an open casting call for the four student members of the Dead Leaders Club and supporting roles in Alexis Scheer’s “Our Dear Dead Drug Lord” at Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City playing August 20 through September 17, 2023.

Interview: Tatiana Pandiani of TORERA at Alley Theatre

Last year, during the Alley All New Festival, upon the announcement of Law & Order's Monet Hurst-Mendoza having a workshop was news that caused for myself much excitement. The workshop was not a disappointment but made me anxious to witness a full scale production. When it was announced in the 22-23 Alley Theatre season, my excitement grew not only due to the capability of a full scale production, but also the fact that Director and Choreographer, Tatiana Pandiani, would be at the helm.

BAD CINDERELLA Announces Broadway Closing Date

The producers of Bad Cinderella have announced that the show will play its final performance at the Imperial Theatre this June.

OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Comes to 12th Avenue Arts This Month

The final show in the Ensemble’s 19th Season, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord by Alexis Scheer is a fiery incantation of adolescence and self discovery.

Photos: BAD CINDERELLA Cast & Creatives Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night

See photos of the cast and creative team of Bad Cinderella on the red carpet at opening night!

Review Roundup: Critics React To BAD CINDERELLA On Broadway

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Cinderella opens tonight, March 23, at the Imperial Theatre! Bad Cinderella features a score by Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Tony Award-winner David Zippel, and is directed by Laurence Connor, with a book by Academy Award-winner Emerald Fennell and choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter.

TheatreSquared Announces 2023-24 Season

TheatreSquared (T2) Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director/Producer Martin Miller have announced the 2023-2024 TheatreSquared Season. Season packages are on sale today.

Review: LAUGHS IN SPANISH at DCPA is a New Classic in World Premiere Production

What did our critic think of LAUGHS IN SPANISH at DCPA Theatre Company? Theatre is often boiled down into two things: comedy and tragedy. From there, the seeds take root and bloom into a plethora of unique stories. However, I often find the greatest stories capture both elements and therefore are that much stronger and beautiful a bloom. Such is the case for the newest play from DCPA, Laughs in Spanish.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Alive Downtown Alliance, Labor Issues on the West End

With more frequency, we are starting to see alliances of theaters come together across different regions to create a stronger entity. And that isn’t a surprising development. Given the rising costs within the industry, collaboration continues to be one of the best ways to keep those costs down.

How Regional Theaters Are Making it Work in 2023

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the problems regional theaters are having attracting audiences. Unfortunately, there is no magic formula. Audience members I’ve spoken to on my trips to regionals have cited all kinds of reasons for being there.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Cara Joy David's Lessons for Theater in 2022

Early reports indicate that last week was a good one for Box Offices, and here’s a reminder that you can get up to date gross information on BroadwayWorld when the League releases their data. With the year coming to a close last week, Cara Joy David offers her thoughts on a few of the lessons learned from 2022.

Alexis Scheer Joins the Creative Team of BAD CINDERELLA

Alexis Scheer has joined the creative team of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Cinderella! Scheer took to Twitter to share photos of her in rehearsal, script in hand!

Full Cast and Creative Teams Announced for LAUGHS IN SPANISH and HOTTER THAN EGYPT at DCPA

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company has announced the full casting and creative teams for the world premiere production of Laughs in Spanish by Alexis Scheer and Yussef El Guindi’s Hotter Than Egypt.

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Playwrights For The 17th Annual Colorado New Play Summit

The DCPA Theatre Company has announced playwrights, dates, and details for the 2023 Colorado New Play Summit. The 17th annual festival will take place over one weekend on February 25-26, and feature readings of new plays by Jake Brasch, Vincent Terrell Durham, Christina Pumariega, and Sandy Rustin. 

Women Playwrights Speak Out on Life in the Theater: Part 1

In this three-part series, BroadwayWorld spoke to over 20 female playwrights who have been produced in major NY theaters about what life in the theater is really like for them -- and what can be done to make it better.

Steep Theatre to Present OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD This Fall

This fall, Steep Theatre will return to the stage with the Midwest Premiere of Alexis Scheer’s Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, opening October 28. This production will mark Steep’s first from award-winning playwright Scheer and Sophiyaa Nayar’s Steep directorial debut.

IAMA Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More

AMA Theatre Company has announced its 2022-23 15th anniversary “Jubilee” season: two world premieres at the company’s new, permanent home at Atwater Village Theatre; a production to be announced at a later date; and a West Coast premiere, presented in association with Center Theatre Group, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City.

Kirk Douglas Theatre 2022-2023 Season to Feature KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD & More

The 2022-2023 Kirk Douglas Theatre Season has been announced. The season will begin with the L.A. Writers’ Workshop Festival, which is set to take place over the course of two weekends, September 9-11 and September 16-18, 2022.

New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film Summer Season

New York Stage and Film, will return July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season. 


Alexis Scheer has written 1 shows including Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (Playwright).

John Gassner Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Our Dear Dead Drug Lord .

John Gassner Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Our Dear Dead Drug Lord.

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