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Sarah Scafidi Joins Waterwell as Managing Director

Waterwell has announced that Sarah Scafidi has joined the company as Managing Director following an extensive national search.
Heartbeat Opera Announces 2021-2022 Season

HEARTBEAT OPERA will return to the in-person stage for its eighth season this year.  Heartbeat's 2021-22 season kicks off in September with a free outdoor screening of BREATHING FREE, their visual album that connects Beethoven's Fidelio with the work of Black composers and lyricists such as Harry T. Burleigh, Langston Hughes, and Anthony Davis.
Heartbeat Opera Announces Company Changes, Including Derrell Acon As Associate Artistic Director

Heartbeat Opera has announced that starting July 1, 2021, bass-baritone Derrell Acon will become the company's first Associate Artistic Director. Acon will also serve part-time on the West Coast at Long Beach Opera as their Associate Artistic Director and Chief Impact Officer.
Kuhoo Verma To Lead Industry Reading Of MĀYĀ Presented By Hypokrit Theatre Company

Māyā, a new musical by Cheeyang Ng (book/music) and Eric Sorrels (book/lyrics), will hold industry readings on February 9th and 10th, 2020 at The Growing Studio.
JACK Presents: SLOW SOUND OF SNOW as Part of 2020 Exponential Festival

In the mountains of Turkey, the residents of a village spend winters in near-silence to avoid triggering an avalanche. This year, their survival rests on the shoulders of Yashar, a pregnant woman whose impending due date threatens the safety of generations. Compassion and the common good clash in the English-language premiere of this stunner by Iranian playwrights Jaber Ramezani and Payam Saeedi.
ANNA KARENINA: A RIFF Will Come to The Flea Theater

Notch Theatre Company presents the World Premiere Production of Anna Karenina: a riff by Gwen Kingston, opening November 21st at The Flea Theater in New York City. Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, Kingston's fresh take on Anna Karenina will be directed by Ashley Teague, Artistic Director of Notch Theatre Company.
Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY Begins this Weekend

The Bushwick Starr presents The Infinite Love Party, an intentional barefoot potluck dinner party, dance party, and sleepover by award-winning actor / singer-songwriter / theatremaker / performing artist Diana Oh ({my lingerie play} at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) and co-creative director Kevin Hourigan (Imagine: Yemen at the Pershing Square Signature Center). This new creation heralds the next level of Diana's trademark 'glitter bomb [of] a friendly, feel-good celebration of human beings sharing a space where it's safe for them to be themselves.'- New York Times. This is not a play-it's an experience. The Infinite Love Party is where love is forged. A celebration of soul awakening. It's where play breeds change. It's where queer magic can do its healing. For All People. A celebration of the outskirts. A celebration of Queerness and our Allies. A celebration of POC and our Allies. A space for bare humanity to exist- where we will leave kinder and more open, more connected to our purpose, our bodies, and our hearts. A celebration of liberated selves. A celebration of liberated love. AN INFINITE LOVE PARTY!
Tickets Are Now On Sale For Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY

The Bushwick Starr presents The Infinite Love Party, an intentional barefoot potluck dinner party, dance party, and sleepover by award-winning actor / singer-songwriter / theatremaker / performing artist Diana Oh ({my lingerie play} at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) and co-creative director Kevin Hourigan (Imagine: Yemen at the Pershing Square Signature Center).
The Bushwick Starr Presents Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present The Infinite Love Party, an intentional barefoot potluck, dance party, and sleepover by award-winning actor / singer-songwriter / theatremaker / performing artist Diana Oh ({my lingerie play} at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) and co-creative director Kevin Hourigan (Imagine: Yemenat the Pershing Square Signature Center). This new creation heralds the next level of Diana's trademark 'glitter bomb [of] a friendly, feel-good celebration of human beings sharing a space where it's safe for them to be themselves.'- New York Times. This is not a play-it's an experience.
THE POINT Comes to NYC For Climate Week 2018

Comics Uniting Nations, Greenpoint Innovations, Hypokrit Theatre Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and UNICEF are collaborating to present THE POINT: a Climate Week NYC (CWNYC) 2018 affiliate event - a series of artistic activations that will use a unique blend of the arts to inspire and inform about climate change and the value of forests, both locally and globally.
Kathleen Chalfant, Lucas Steele to Star in Workshop Production of Cusi Cram's ST. VINCENT'S PROJECT: NOVENAS FOR A LOST HOSPITAL

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) is proud to announce the workshop production of SAINT VINCENT'S PROJECT: NOVENAS FOR A LOST HOSPITAL, presented in partnership with the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, NYC AIDS Memorial Board, The Stonewall Chorale, and St. John's in the Village.
Rattlestick Announces Casting for F*ck!ng Good Plays Festival

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) and ROSALIND PRODUCTIONS INC. (Abigail Rose Solomon, Executive Producer) are proud to announce casting for their annual F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL, which begins tonight, May 7, 2018 and will run through May 12 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.
THE ENCLAVE Begins Performances Tonight at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) is proud to announce that performances of Arthur Laurents's THE ENCLAVE begin tonight, April 24, 2018. THE ENCLAVE is presented with the support of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation, which has awarded The Arthur Laurents Centennial Grant to MIDDLE VOICE, the apprentice company at Rattlestick.. Directed by Victor Cervantes Jr. (The Parlour), THE ENCLAVE will play an extremely limited run at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place) from April 24, 2018 through April 28, 2018.
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Presents F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) is proud to announce that their annual F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL will take place May 7 through May 12 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL is a long-standing tradition at Rattlestick of doing readings of bold new works from Rattlestick Alumni Writers and from Rattlestick's apprentice company, Middle Voice; as well as welcome new writers to Rattlestick for the first time.  On the final day of the F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL, Rattlestick will present TheaterJam, a day-long event featuring over 20 writers.
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Presents F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER is proud to announce that their annual F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL will take place May 7 through May 12 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.
Middle Voice at Rattlestick Presents Arthur Laurents's THE ENCLAVE

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) is proud to announce that the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation has awarded The Arthur Laurents Centennial Grant to MIDDLE VOICE, the apprentice company at Rattlestick, to revive Arthur Laurents's THE ENCLAVE. Directed by Victor Cervantes Jr. (The Parlour), THE ENCLAVE will play an extremely limited run at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place) from April 24, 2018 through April 28, 2018.
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Announces 2018/2019 Season

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) is proud to announce its 2018/19 season. In Fall 2018, MacArthur Genius Grant Winner Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale, Bright New Boise, The Few) will team up with long-term collaborator Davis McCallum with the plays Lewiston and Clarkston, to be performed on a double bill for the first time. In Spring 2019, Rattlestick will present the World Premiere of Lockdown by Cori Thomas (When January Feels Like Summer), and directed by Kent Gash (Barbeque), commissioned by Rattlestick with support from The Toulmin Foundation.
Photo Flash: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Celebrates Opening Night of DRAW THE CIRCLE

Mashuq Mushtaq Deen (The Betterment Society, Resident Playwright at New Dramatists), is making his New York debut in the New York premiere of DRAW THE CIRCLE. The hilarious and moving story of his transition, DRAW THE CIRCLE is told entirely from the point of view of Deen's family and friends, as portrayed by Deen, bringing to life the often-ignored struggle that a family goes through when their child transitions from one gender to another.
Photo Flash: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Celebrates Opening Night of UNTIL THE FLOOD

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director; Victor Cervantes, Jr., Associate Producer) just celebrated opening night of Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith's play UNTIL THE FLOOD, playing for a limited engagement through February 18, 2018 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place). All performances will be followed by a post-show conversation.
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Announces Dates For Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD And Mashuq Mushtaq Deen's DRAW THE CIRCLE

Tickets for the next two Mainstage productions of the 2017/2018 season at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director; Victor Cervantes, Jr., Associate Producer) are now on sale and can be purchased by visiting www.rattlestick.org.

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