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Playwrights Foundation Announces Cohort And Finalists For Resident Playwrights Program

Playwrights Foundation announces cohort and finalists for Resident Playwrights Program, offering a two-year residency to Bay Area playwrights for artistic growth and career advancement. Meet the selected playwrights: Cat Brooks, Ruben Grijalva, Sloka Krishnan, and Leigh M. Marshall.

Classical Theatre Of Harlem Garners 10 AUDELCO Awards Nominations For Its Production Of Betty Shamieh's MALVOLIO

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) announces it has been nominated for 10 AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee) Awards for its production of Malvolio.

The Classical Theatre Of Harlem Presents MALVOLIO An Irreverent Sequel Inspired By Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT

The Classical Theatre of Harlem, a staple of artistic excellence in New York City for over two decades, announces its summer production of Malvolio, an irreverent comedy written by Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence Betty Shamieh, as a sequel inspired by Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

CTH Receives $1M Grant From The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) has received an historic $1 Million grant from The Diana King Memorial Fund presented by The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation. 

Classical Theatre of Harlem To Receive $45,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) is pleased to announce it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Grants for Arts Projects award of $45,000.

The Classical Theatre Of Harlem to Workshop a Bilingual HAMLET, and MALVOLIO, The Sequel To TWELFTH NIGHT

The Classical Theatre of Harlem is hosting private workshop readings of a bilingual Spanish/English Hamlet by Reynaldo Pinella, and an original sequel to Twelfth Night, Malvolio by Betty Shamieh.

Golden Thread Productions to Present NEW THREADS 2022 Reading Series in August

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, will return with New Threads 2022, its popular and free staged reading series. The series launches on August 9 at Potrero Stage.

Noor Theatre Announces Third Artists Advancing Cultural Change Cohort

As part of this program, each artist is commissioned to create work in the medium of their choice that reflects and responds to key ideas and narratives swirling at the center of contemporary American culture through their own specific Middle Eastern lenses.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces O! Readings Series

Oregon Shakespeare Festival has announced the month-long, five-play O! Reading Series. For this new initiative, five directors who are part of OSF’s artistic staff have each chosen a play to be performed as a live digital staged reading by some of OSF’s favorite actors.

BWW Interview: Giovanna Sardelli of NEW WORKS FESTIVAL ONLINE at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Champions Boundary-Breaking Theatre

While the theatre world continues to engage in much-needed conversations about how to make our art form more inclusive and equitable, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is offering a tangible example of what that can look like. Its New Works Festival Online will stream an advance look at tomorrow's boundary-breaking plays and musicals from an astoundingly diverse array of theatre makers. Transforming the Tony-winning company's annual festival into a virtual experience, New Works Festival Online offers digital audiences an extraordinary opportunity to view new plays and selections from new musicals, and learn more about the development process in conversations with the playwrights. New Works Festival Online runs April 23 - May 15, 2021 with performances streaming live. Streaming access is available at pay what you can pricing ($10 minimum for a festival pass) at theatreworks.org. BroadwayWorld recently spoke with Giovanna Sardelli, TheatreWorks Artistic Associate and Director of New Works, from Las Vegas, where she was born and raised and has been spending most of the pandemic away from her actual home in New York. Sardelli has made a career out of championing new works and seeking out voices we may not have heard before, and her enthusiasm for her work is infectious. Any conversation with her is bound to convince you that you need to venture away from the tried and true and take a chance on a playwright you may be unfamiliar with. Not only will it expand your horizons, but you will also be moved and entertained.

Theatreworks Silicon Valley to Stream New Works Festival Online

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream an advance look at tomorrow's hits in New Works Festival Online.

BD Wong, Karen Olivo, Tonya Pinkins and More to be Featured on Season 2 of LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast

The Lucille Lortel Theatre has announced its initial guest lineup for the second season of their 'Live at The Lortel' podcast. The upcoming season is filled with award winning actors that grace stages off and on Broadway, leading theater administrators, and thought-provoking playwrights and directors.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, August 27- with Jane Krakowski, Shoshana Bean, and More!

Today (August 27) in live streaming: The New Group presents The Jacksonian, Billy Stritch performs for Radio Free Birdland, and so much more!

San Francisco Playhouse Announces August Live Streaming Events

San Francisco Playhouse  announced five new episodes of its live streaming calendar, including three Zoomlet Live Play Readings and two Fireside Chats. The events will be streamed free of charge on the Company's website. Announcements of additional episodes and programming will be made over the coming weeks.

SEGAL TALKS Week 17 to Feature Adelheid Roosen, Melanie Joseph and More

SEGAL TALKS Week 17 will feature ADELHEID ROOSEN & MELANIE JOSEPH (Netherlands/US) on Friday, July 24, 2020, 12 noon EDT. 

HowlRound and the Mellon Foundation Announce 13 Playwrights Joining National Playwright Residency Program

HowlRound Theatre Commons has announced it has been awarded a three-year, $1,336,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support HowlRound's core programs and the continuation of the National Playwright Residency Program (NPRP), funding thirteen new playwright residencies in nine states.

HowlRound Announces 2020 National Playwright Residency Program

In collaboration with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, HowlRound Theatre Commons established the National Playwright Residency Program (NPRP) in 2013.

McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency & Commission and Fellowships

The McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center are continuing to invest in the future of theater by supporting some of today's most promising playwrights through the McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowships in Playwriting. The awards are all the more pertinent as many theater-makers face unprecedented challenges during this moment of crisis.

Wayne Brady, Michael Urie & More Featured on Latest Edition of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES

A fourth evening of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues streamed last night and is available now on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 22 actors were paired with an unrivaled group of theatre writers, who worked through Monday night to create unique pieces especially for their actors.

Wayne Brady, Michael Urie & More to Be Featured on Tonight's THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES

A fourth unforgettable evening of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will stream tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 22 actors have been paired with an unrivaled group of theatre writers, who worked through the night to create unique pieces especially for their actors.

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Betty Shamieh has written 1 shows including The 24 Hour Plays 2005 (Playwright).

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