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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2008]
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Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play

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Charles Newell to Transition Out of His Role as Court Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2024

After a thirty-year tenure at Court Theatre, the professional theatre of the University of Chicago, Charles Newell has decided to transition out of his role as Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director in June 2024.

Experience the Magic of Physical Theater: Broken Box Mime Theater Presents PhysFestNYC

Join us for PhysFestNYC, the first-ever festival dedicated to physical theaters in New York City. Experience the magic of physical storytelling with performances from Broken Box Mime Theater and other talented artists. Don't miss this unique celebration of the art form that brings stories to life through movement and expression.

Frances Black Projects Presents 'for the honey, you gotta say when'

Frances Black Projects presents for the honey, you gotta say when, an original commedia dell’arte conceived and directed by Christopher Bayes, that illuminates the current appetites and struggles of the present moment. This production comes to New York from the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale and plays June 1-10 at the 4th Street Theatre at New York Theatre Workshop.

Clown Gym To Present TODAY'S MESS At The Cell

As a part of the cell's 2023 Residency Program, Clown Gym will present a new devised piece entitled Today's Mess with performances on April 6 and April 7 at 8:00 PM (EST) at the cell (338 W. 23rd St. New York, NY)

​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Season

​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Reading Of THE SCREAM

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “The Scream: A Musical Comedy Fantasy,” on Monday, June 13, at 7 p.m. The live performance will be captured on film for on-demand streaming, from Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, June 19. Script in Hand playreadings offer intimate storytelling as professional actors bring the words to life without sets or costumes.

BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Gray's Ever-So-Timely Take on THE KARENS

The Muse Collective will stream the world premiere of Peter Gray’s THE KARENS beginning August 13, 2021. Muse Collective’s founder and artistic director Michael Alvarez directs the cast of Morgan Danielle Day, Felicia Santiago and LaurenSage Browning. Got the chance to chat with Peter on his KARENS and his creatively productive relationship with Michael and his Muse Collective.

BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Coy On Building His House In The Country and Other Plays

Prolific playwright Peter Coy has recently published his latest collection of his plays A House In The Country and Other Plays.  I had the chance to pick deeply into Peter’s brain on his works and past schooling.


Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre will premiere the fourth installment of its ongoing online serial Tolerance Party, with The Signal Through The Noise, available to stream via their website February 26. This installment finds two of our heroes separated in a breakout room, assigned with an unwieldy task.

Boulder's Local Theater Company Welcomes Henry Louis Gates Jr to LIVING ROOM LOCAL

Local Theater Company's Founding Artistic Director Pesha Rudnick announced today that Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, will join Denver-based Transformation Coach Michanda Lindsey for an hour-long interactive conversation on Sunday, January 31, 12pm MT.

Bard At The Gate Reschedules ORIGIN STORY To October 14

The Bard at the Gate webstream of Dan LeFranc's play ORIGIN STORY set for Wednesday, October 7 -- the same night as the Vice-Presidential debate - has been rescheduled to the following Wednesday, October 14,  at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

The Cell Theatre Premieres TOLERANCE PARTY #2: ROLE CALL

Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre in association with DimlyWit Productionswill broadcast the second installment of its Tolerance Party series entitled Role Call which will be available to stream via their website.

Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Continues With Dan LeFranc's ORIGIN STORY

ORIGIN STORY, a play by Dan LeFranc, is the 4th play in Paula Vogel's popular online reading series BARD AT THE GATE, scheduled to debut on Thursday, October 7 at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Open Air Flexpass and Adjusts 2020 Summer Season

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announced that they have adjusted their 2020 Summer Season in light of the ongoing public health crisis.

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents ORESTES 2.0

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Orestes 2.0 by Charles L. Mee and directed by Joseph Hendel.

Photo Coverage: TCG Celebrates David Henry Hwang and National Black Theatre Festival at 2020 Gala

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, just celebrated its 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories, last night, February 3, 2020, at The Edison Ballroom. The Gala honored North Carolina Black Repertory Company's National Black Theatre Festival, based in Winston-Salem; playwright David Henry Hwang; and TCG's arts advocacy at the federal level. The evening included performances from A Strange Loop and Soft Power, and feature Billy Bustamante, James Jackson, Jr., and Alyse Alan Louis.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Complete Summer 2020 Season

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete lineup for the 2020 Summer Season, including Shakespeare's crookback villain Richard III and the lovestruck romantic comedy Love's Labor's Lost, alongside the world premiere of The Venetian Twins by Carlo Goldoni in a new adaptation by Christopher Bayes and Steven Epp. The 2020 season will also feature free performances of HVSF's family-friendly, touring production of Much Ado About Nothing. Performance schedule and casting will be announced at a later date.

TCG Publishes DISCOVERING THE CLOWN, Or The Funny Book Of Good Acting

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Discovering the Clown, or The Funny Book of Good Acting by Christopher Bayes, with Virginia Scott.

Chester Theatre Company Presents CURVE OF DEPARTURE

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) will present Curve of Departure by Rachel Bonds in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 8 - 18. The production is directed by Keira Naughton making her CTC debut.

Fiasco Theater Now Accepting Applications for Fall Conservatory

New York company Fiasco Theater has announced plans to expand its training programs beginning this fall. 


Christopher Bayes has been nominated for the Outstanding Director, Resident Play award at the Helen Hayes Awards for his work on The Servant of Two Masters.

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