Aya Aziz

Birth Place: New York

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Aya Aziz BIO

Aya Aziz is a writer, musician, and performance artist based between New York and Beirut. She wrote and performed her first production, Sitting Regal by the Window, at the Metro Al-Madina Theater in 2014. She then brought the show to both the Fringe and Planet Connections the following summer. Her second production, Eh Dah? Questions for my father, was produced by the Hypokrit Theatre Company at the 2016 New York Musical Festival where it won awards for Most Outstanding Book and Most Outstanding Individual Performance. You can follow her work on Soundcloud at soundcloud.com/aya-aziz-music-nyc

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Pipeline Theatre to Present Off-Broadway Premiere of HOUSE OF TELESCOPES This Spring

​​​​​​​Pipeline Theatre Company will present House of Telescopes by Kairos Looney, which marks the playwright's Off-Broadway debut. Learn more about the production!

Mezzo-Soprano Erin Wagner to Perform World Premiere By Errolyn Wallen at Weill Recital Hall

Mezzo-soprano ERIN WAGNER performs world premiere by ERROLLYN WALLEN at Weill Recital Hall. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Orchestra of St. Luke's Presents Bach Festival at Carnegie with Gil Shaham, Jeremy Denk and Hugh Cutting, June 6�"20

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) returns to Carnegie's Zankel Hall to celebrate J.S. Bach's musical legacy in the annual OSL Bach Festival, presented in association with Carnegie Hall (June 6, 13, 20).

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces REFOCUS PROJECT, SEASON THREE

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the third season of The Refocus Project, its multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon. This year's series of readings will feature Asian American and Pacific Islander playwrights: Prince Gomolvilas, Velina Hasu Houston, Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, and Anuvab Pal.

Lineup Set for 2023 Emerging Writers Group Spotlight Series at The Public Theater

The Public Theater has announced the line-up for the Emerging Writers Group’s Spotlight Series, a collection of invitation-only performances where members of the current cohort present their full-length plays.

Amas Musical Theatre Lab Will Present Staged Readings Of 'MĀYĀ - A New Musical in August

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of MĀYĀ, a new musical, with book and music by Eric Sorrels and book and lyrics by Cheeyang Ng.

BWW Interview: Danny Pudi Running With Support

A familiar face on the screen, both big and small, writer/performer Danny Pudi will present his autobiographical film Running on Stellar’s streaming platform beginning January 22, 2022. Three South Asian-led arts organizations, Hypokrit Productions, East West Players, and EnActe Arts have collaborated on this exclusive presentation directed by HP Artistic Director Arpita Mukherjee. Had the chance to pepper Danny with a few spicy queries on what led up to his writing of Running.

LaGuardia Performing Arts Center Will Present Workshop Production Of The New Verbatim Play, MEMORIAL

This October, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center is presenting a workshop production of the new verbatim play Memorial from October 27 - October 29, 2021 at The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center's MainStage Black Box, 31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, NYC. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online here. For press and industry comps, please reach out to the production team here.

Directors and Music Directors Announced For the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s directors and music directors for the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021.

59E59 Theaters Announces COVID Relief Grant Recipients

 59E59 Theaters has announced that five NYC non-profit theater companies are the recipients of Covid Relief Grants. The grant amounts range from $10,000 - $25,000 and will go towards supporting new work from BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+ artists.  

Clubbed Thumb Announces EAT YOUR FEELINGS, Winterworks 2021 and New Staff Additions

Clubbed Thumb has announced programming for early 2021 and new additions to the Clubbed Thumb staff. First up, a short documentary series created by Clubbed Thumb Directing Fellowship alumnae Kate Eminger, Kate Hopkins and Caitlin Sullivan titled Eat Your Feelings.

BWW Interview: Sue Matsuki of WINTER RHYTHMS at Urban Stages

Six online concerts will replace 20 show in person... but you know with Urban Stages involved, the shows will be good.

Urban Stages Announces 12th Annual WINTER RHYTHMS

Urban Stages has announced its 12th annual awarding-winning cabaret series, Winter Rhythms, streaming online between November 30th through December 18th and benefiting Urban Stages' Outreach, Arts in Education programs.

BWW Feature: George Salazar & Joe Iconis Among Starry Benefit for URBAN STAGES October 22nd

URBAN STAGES lines up some heavy hitters for their virtual fundraiser premiering October 22nd!

George Salazar, Joe Iconis, Terence Archie and More Celebrate Urban Stages at MIXING MELODIES AND MARGARITAS Benefit

Urban Stages has announced Mixing Melodies and Margaritas, a virtual benefit featuring musical performances and appearances by legendary stars along with how-to guides for delicious cocktails/mock-tails so everyone can make a drink, raise a glass and save Urban Stages Theater.

Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces 2020-2021 Fellows Class

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced the 2020-2021 class of Fellows. The 20-year-old program propels the most promising creative talents to their full potential to help shape the future of theater. This season's class includes six musical theater writers and four playwrights, who were selected from more than 500 applicants.

Cellist Diana Golden Releases TANBOU KACHE, an Album Celebrating The Art Music Of Haiti

On Friday, October 23, 2020, cellist Diana Golden releases Tanbou Kache, an album that celebrates Haiti's rich and fascinating art music traditions, on New Focus Recordings.

The Public Theater Announces 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group

The Public Theater announced today the 10 new playwrights for the 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group. Now in its eighth cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an ongoing initiative that targets playwrights at the earliest stages of their career, creating an artistic home and offering support and resources for a group of up-and-coming playwrights.

Theatre NOVA Will Present the World Premiere of ARABIC TO ENGLISH by David Wells

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, will present the world premiere of 'Arabic to English' by David Wells.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Has Chosen Director Arpita Mukherjeeas As This Season's Denham Fellow

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced Director Arpita Mukherjee has been chosen as this season's SDCF Denham Fellow for her upcoming production of Raisins Not Virgins by Sharbari Zohra Ahmed.

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