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David Bar Katz, Josh Charles, and Crystal Arnette Photo

David Bar Katz, Josh Charles, and Crystal Arnette

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Relentless Award judges Eric Bogosian and Lynn Nottage with Artistic Advisor Yul Vazq Photo

Relentless Award judges Eric Bogosian and Lynn Nottage with Artistic Advisor Yul Vazquez and Executive David Bar Katz

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David Bar Katz News

Submissions Now Open for the Relentless Musical Award
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022

The American Playwriting Foundation  and Building for the Arts have announced that submissions for the Relentless Musical Award are now open and will close on March 1, 2022. The creators of the winning submission will receive $65,000, the largest cash prize in American theater presented to an unproduced work. There is no fee to apply.

Building For The Arts & American Playwriting Foundation Announce Merger Photo Building For The Arts & American Playwriting Foundation Announce Merger
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

The American Playwriting Foundation has announced that it has merged with Building for the Arts, the non-profit organization that programs and administers Theatre Row and Music and the Brain.

Adam Schlesinger Inspiration Behind Relentless Award with Prize of $65,000 for Unprod Photo Adam Schlesinger Inspiration Behind Relentless Award with Prize of $65,000 for Unproduced Musical
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 9, 2021

Schlesinger, an artistic advisor during the creation of the Relentless Award and an Academy Award, Tony-nominated and Emmy and Grammy Award-winning songwriter, passed away from COVID-19 last spring.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: CINCINNATI EDITION Announced Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: CINCINNATI EDITION Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays has announced a special Cincinnati edition round of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, which they will host in partnership with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and featuring brand-new monologues written, rehearsed and recorded in 24 hours by 12 actors and playwrights.  

McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency Photo McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency & Commission and Fellowships
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

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.

Harrison David Rivers Named Recipient of 2018 Relentless Award Photo Harrison David Rivers Named Recipient of 2018 Relentless Award
by Julie Musbach - Jan 2, 2019

The American Playwriting Foundation, established to make annual grants to new American plays, has selected Harrison David Rivers for The 2018 Relentless Award, the largest annual cash prize in American theater awarded to a play.

Photo Flash: Ethan Hawke, Chlo√ę Sevigny And More Celebrate At The Relentless Award C Photo Photo Flash: Ethan Hawke, Chlo√ę Sevigny And More Celebrate At The Relentless Award Ceremony
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2018

The 2017 Relentless Award, in honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman, was presented Monday evening, June 25, 2018, to Gracie Gardner for her play Pussy Sludge.

Tony, OBIE, and Drama Desk Award Winner Pam Mackinnon Named New Artistic Director At  Photo Tony, OBIE, and Drama Desk Award Winner Pam Mackinnon Named New Artistic Director At American Conservatory Theater
by Rebecca Russo - Jan 23, 2018

Following an extensive nationwide search,American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Board of Trustees and Executive Director Peter Pastreich today named Tony, OBIE, and Drama Desk Award winner Pam MacKinnon the new artistic director of San Francisco's premier nonprofit theater organization. MacKinnon succeeds Carey Perloff who will depart from American Conservatory Theater at the end of the 2017-18 season after 25 years at the helm. MacKinnon will begin planning the 2018-19 season alongside Perloff effective immediately. In addition, she will begin partnering with the leaders of A.C.T.'s world-class actor training programs and ever-expanding community programs, ensuring A.C.T. continues its role as the Bay Area's leading theater arts educational organization.

American Playwriting Foundation Selects Gracie Gardner as Winner of 2017 Relentless A Photo American Playwriting Foundation Selects Gracie Gardner as Winner of 2017 Relentless Award
by Julie Musbach - Dec 26, 2017

The American Playwriting Foundation (David Bar Katz, Executive Director), established to make annual grants to new American plays, has selected Gracie Gardner for The 2017 Relentless Award, the largest annual cash prize in American theater awarded to a play. Established in honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman and his pursuit of truth in the theater, this year's Relentless Award Winner Pussy Sludge is about a young woman who is also an oil well.

Mike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner to Star in WITHOUT at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

Mike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner star in the headliner of the staged reading series: WITHOUT, a new play by Michael Puzzo at Planet Connections.

David Bar Katz Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Pam MacKinnon
by Robert Diamond - Jun 17, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?s Pam MacKinnon who won for Best Direction of a Play.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- Pam MacKinnon Thrilled to Share the Tony Love with VIRGNIA WOOLF Cast
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Pam MacKinnon, a nominee for Best Direction of a Play for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Check out what she had to say below!

BWW TV: Chatting with Ellen Burstyn and the Company of THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company is presenting the World Premiere Production of The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz, with performances beginning Saturday, October 15th and an opening October 30th. The production will take place at Labyrinth's new home, the Bank Street Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13th. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld was there toget the scoop on the new play!

BWW TV: Ana Ortiz Learns 'CELEBRITY CHARADES' Day 4: Eric Bogosian
by Eddie Varley - Oct 17, 2008

Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz learns the RULES of the game by stern taskmaster & Celebrity Charades Referee Eric Bogosian.

BWW TV: Ana Ortiz Learns 'CELEBRITY CHARADES' Day 3: Cynthia Rowley
by Eddie Varley - Oct 15, 2008

Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz gains some inspired insight on how to REALLY play the game from famed fashion designer Cynthia Rowley.

BWW TV: Ana Ortiz Learns 'CELEBRITY CHARADES' Day 2: Sam Rockwell & Yul Vazquez
by Eddie Varley - Oct 10, 2008

Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz learns some new tips on the game from veteran players Sam Rockwell and Yul Vazquez.

BWW TV: 'CELEBRITY CHARADES' Day 1: Bob Balaban Teaches Ana Ortiz
by Eddie Varley - Oct 7, 2008

LAByrinth Theater Company has put together webisodes for the upcoming 'Celebrity Charades' Gala on October 20th. Watch as Bob Balaban gives Ana Ortiz some tips on the game.