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Pao Arts Center, CHUANG Stage, and AATAB to Present New Bilingual Workshop Reading FLIGHT OF A LEGLESS BIRD

Pao Arts Center, in collaboration with CHUANG Stage and Asian American Theatre Artists of Boston (AATAB), will present the workshop reading of Flight of a Legless Bird (in Chinese: 無腳鳥的飛行), taking place at Pao Arts Center on Friday, June 2 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, June 3 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Sara Porkalob's DRAGON LADY & More Set for Marin Theatre Company 2023/24 Season

Marin Theatre Company has announced the four productions that will make up the company’s 2023/24 season. Learn how to purchase tickets!

JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN Comes to Actor's Express

Actor’s Express continues its 35th anniversary season with Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train  by Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis.

2023 Second Stage Theater Uptown Series to Present TOROS By Danny Tejera This Summer

Second Stage Theater will present TOROS, written by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this summer at Second Stage Theater Uptown.

Quisqueya Celebration Honoring BEES & HONEY and VÁMONOS to be Held This Month

MCC Theater, in collaboration with The Sol Project, and INTAR Theatre will celebrate their productions this spring with a special street event on Saturday May 13, beginning at 1PM and running until 6PM in front of MCC Theater.

Matthews Playhouse & African American Playwrights Group Announce Semi-Finalists For 2023 Playwrights' Festival

Four playwrights of color will advance to the semi-final round of the 2023 Playwrights' Festival, a collaboration between Matthews Playhouse and the African American Playwrights Group (AAPG). The annual festival, now in its third year, is an initiative to promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the theatre community by highlighting original works by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).

Lisa Dawn Cave, Victoria Bailey and Robert Fried to Receive The 2023 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

The Tony Awards Administration Committee will present the 2023 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to production stage manager, Lisa Dawn Cave; Victoria Bailey, Executive Director, Theatre Development Fund; and theatrical accountant, Robert Fried.

American Theater Group Announces New Board Appointments

American Theater Group (ATG), Central NJ's professional theater company, has announced the following appointments to its Board of Directors.

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival Announces Collaboration with the Hystrio Award-Scritture di Scena

The In Scena! Italian Theater Festival will collaborate with the Hystrio Award - Scritture di Scena, one of the most prestigious theater awards in Italy. Since 2020, In Scena! awarded an Italian playwright, who then travels to New York to work with a local playwright and a translator on the English adaptation of their play.

New Native Theatre Presents THIS IS HOW WE GOT HERE By Keith Barker

New Native Theatre presents its second in-person, mainstage production since the pandemic, April 19 through May 7, 2023 at Dreamland Arts in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Cast Confirmed For the London Return of Joanna Pickering's BAD VICTIMS

Bad Victims, written and performed, by award-wining Joanna Pickering, and directed by Erica Gould (world premiers of Neil LaBute and Theresa Rebeck) confirms its cast and returns to stage at The Courtyard Theatre, London with three more special dates on April 26th, 27th and 28th.

Tim Sanford and Aimée Hayes Launch The Tent Theater Company, Dedicated to Supporting Elder Playwrights

Tim Sanford, former artistic director of Playwrights Horizons, and Aimée Hayes, former producing artistic director of Southern Rep, have launched The Tent Theater Company.

2023 IN SCENA! Italian Theater Festival Announces Updated Lineup

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italia and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU will present the 10th anniversary season of the In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater taking place in all five boroughs of NYC, May 1-16.

Industry Reading of Tina Howe's WHERE WOMEN GO to be Presented This Month

 Concord Theatricals and The Tent Theater Company will present an invite-only industry reading of Tina Howe’s latest and final collection of plays, Where Women Go, on April 25, 2023, at 59E59.

Soho Rep's 2023 Gala Will Honor Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

For its 2023 Spring Fête, Soho Rep will honor Obie winner, MacArthur Fellow, two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, and Soho Rep board member Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, in a performance-packed evening directed by Raja Feather Kelly.

The Premiere Playhouse to Present THE LITTLE MERMAID, OKLAHOMA!, HAIR, and More in 21st Season

On Friday, April 14th the Managing Artistic Director of The Premiere Playhouse (TPP) in Sioux Falls, Oliver Mayes, announced the non-profit theatre organization's exciting 21st season full of theatre history landmarks.

James Monroe Iglehart-Directed SPELLING BEE And More Announced For TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 53rd Season

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced its 53rd season to be presented October 2023 through June 2024.

OBAMA-OLOGY, THE LIGHT & More Set for Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre 2023 Season

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre has announced the company’s 2023 season of four productions. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

Playwrights Horizons and MCC Theater To Present the World Premiere Of John J. Caswell, Jr.'s WET BRAIN

Playwrights Horizons and MCC Theater will present the world premiere of John J. Caswell, Jr.'s Wet Brain, directed by Dustin Wills. A terrifyingly inventive look at addiction's ability to transform one's existence and relationships, Wet Brain offers an American family drama that is not only freed from realism, but also, perhaps unmoored from Earth itself.

Works From Britton Smith, Kate Douglas & More to be Featured in Second Stage Theater's 2023 New Voices Series

Second Stage Theater is continuing its commitment to nurturing American playwrights with THE 2023 JUDITH CHAMPION READING SERIES and the inaugural NANCY DENOVAN MUSICAL READING. 

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