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Deaf West Theatre Productions

[Broadway, 2015]
[US Tour, 2004]
[Broadway, 1985]

Deaf West Theatre Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Musical

Deaf West TheatreSpring Awakening

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New Musical PICKING UP SPEED To Play Limited Off-Broadway Run In December

Acclaimed actor and writer Alex Wyse debuts his original solo musical, Picking Up Speed, for a limited Off-Broadway run in December. Don't miss this one-week-only engagement at the Royal Family Performing Arts Space.

The National Theatre Conference Reveals 2023 Award Recepients

The National Theatre Conference announces its 2023 award recipients, including Jacob G. Padrón as Person of the Year, Deaf West Theatre for Outstanding Theater, a.k. payne for Stavis Playwriting, Isabel Pask for The Paul Green, and Joshua Castille for Emerging Professional.

Pasadena Playhouse Reveals Inaugural Season of Youth and Family Programming

On Saturday, October 21, Pasadena Playhouse hosted its first-ever Family Play Day, bringing together thousands of people for performances, activities and crafts, where Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman officially announced the Playhouse’s inaugural season of youth and family programming.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Offering a jocund, jocular, jolly treat for the holidays, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is staging The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Go Inside The Los Angeles Philharmonic's Gala CELEBRATING FRANK GEHRY

This historic event, which marked the 20th anniversary of the iconic venue, featured Gustavo Dudamel and special guests, including the LA Phil’s Creative Chair for Jazz Herbie Hancock, dancer and choreographer Lucinda Childs, GRAMMY Award-winning R&B singer H.E.R. and violin soloist Geneva Lewis. Check out photos here!

AUTOCORRECT THINKS I'M DEAD Comes to Seattle Next Month

This Fall, a double rarity – horror comedy packed into a Deaf-centric script – will perform as a fully-captioned, accessible piece for all Seattle audiences. Sound Theatre is thrilled to present the world premiere of AUTOCORRECT THINKS I’M DEAD by Deaf playwright Aimee Chou. Howie Seago will direct.

Review Roundup: Krysta Rodriguez, Nik Alexander & More Star in CABARET at Barrington Stage

Barrington Stage Company's 2023 season opener, Cabaret (June 18-July 8), is now on stage. The production stars Krysta Rodriguez (NBC's 'Smash,' Broadway's Into the Woods revival, The Collaboration, Deaf West Theatre's Spring Awakening) as Sally Bowles, BSC Associate Artist Alysha Umphress (BSC's Who Could Ask for Anything More?, Mr. Saturday Night, Broadway's On the Town, American Idiot) as Fraulein Kost, and Richard Kline ('Three's Company,' Don't Think Twice, Broadway's Waitress, Wicked First National Tour) as Herr Schultz.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of CABARET at Barrington Stage Company

Attending the opening performance of Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret at the award winning Barrington Stage Company Sunday took on an added degree of darkness for me because of the current political situation in our country.  

RENT Comes to the Chance Theater in July

Chance Theater, Anaheim’s official resident theater company,  has announced the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, “Rent” as the fourth show in its 25th Anniversary Season.

Video: Michael Arden Celebrates Tony Win for 'Best Direction of a Musical'

Earlier tonight at the 76th Annual Tony Awards, Michael Arden took home a Tony Award for 'Best Direction of a Musical' for his outstanding work on Parade (currently running at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre). After leaving the stage at the United Palace, Michael checked it with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to share his initial reaction!

Video: See Krysta Rodriguez, Nik Alexander & More in CABARET Rehearsals at Barrington Stage Company

Get a first look at Krysta Rodriguez, Nik Alexander and more in rehearsals for Cabaret at Barrington Stage Company!

Michael Lamont, Production Photographer And Broadway Actor, Dies At 76

It was announced today that Production Photographer and Broadway actor Michael Lamont died Sunday, May 21, 2023, in Los Angeles, California, after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 76.

Lyric Theatre's Michael Baron Named Helen Hayes Award Recipient

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's Producing Artistic Director Michael Baron has been named a recipient of a 2023 Helen Hayes Award for his work co-directing THE MUSIC MAN last year at the Olney Theatre Center in Maryland.

Jillian Walker's THE WHITNEY ALBUM Comes to Soho Rep This Month

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of multidisciplinary theater-maker, musician, and composer Jillian Walker's The Whitney Album. Walker's ritual performance flows between incantation, love lecture, scene, and song as it considers the labor of performance itself and honors the legacy of Whitney Houston and so many other Black women beloved, and consumed, for their art.

Jillian Walker's THE WHITNEY ALBUM Premieres at Soho Rep in May

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of multidisciplinary theater-maker and “imaginary historian” Jillian Walker's The Whitney Album, a meditation on the artist's relationship to Whitney Houston's work and personal life, and perceptions of both in the American imagination. The production concludes a 2022-23 Soho Rep season consisting entirely of works commissioned by the organization

James Monroe Iglehart-Directed SPELLING BEE And More Announced For TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 53rd Season

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced its 53rd season to be presented October 2023 through June 2024.

Krysta Rodriguez, Alysha Umphress, and Richard Kline Will Star in CABARET at Barrington Stage

Barrington Stage Company has announced that the 2023 season opener, Cabaret (June 18-July 8), will star Krysta Rodriguez, Alysha Umphress, and Richard Kline.

Ephraim Sykes, Kate Burton & More Join Adrienne Warren Led ROOM on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!

The complete cast has been announced for the US premiere of Room on Broadway. As previously announced, the production will star Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren as Ma. See how to purchase tickets!

Pearl Sun, Kristine Nielsen & More to Star in REGRETFULLY, SO THE BIRDS ARE World Premiere at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons and WP Theater will present the world premiere of Julia Izumi’s Regretfully, So the Birds Are, directed by Jenny Koons. See who is starring in the production, performance dates, and how to purchase tickets!

21 Theater Books for Your Winter 2023 Reading List

From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 21 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's winter reading list.


Deaf West Theatre has been nominated for several awards. They have been recognized for their Unique Contribution to the Theatre at the Drama League Awards. Additionally, they have received nominations for Best Revival of a Musical at the Tony Awards for their productions of Spring Awakening and Big River.

Deaf West Theatre has won the Unique Contribution to the Theatre award at the Drama League Awards.

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