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Fellowship For Performing Arts Announces 6 Finalists For The Inaugural Clive Awards Playwriting Competition

Fellowship for Performing Arts announces finalists for the inaugural Clive Awards playwriting competition. $40K in prizes to encourage plays from a Christian worldview.

BONHOEFFER: LAST DAYS to Return to St. John's Lutheran Church in April

Bonhoeffer -Last Days is back at St. John's Lutheran Church on April 20, 21, 22, 28 and 29. This play covers he last few days of the life of German dissident theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Senator Bernie Sanders to Discuss New Book With Dr. Cornel West at BAM

This evening of conversation at BAM features Senator Bernie Sanders joined by Dr. Cornel West to discuss Sanders' new book, It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism, and the tough questions he believes the American people must ask in these turbulent times.

Performance Space New York Announces Spring 2023 Season of its HEALING SERIES

Performance Space New York has announced the Spring 2023 season of its Healing Series, the second part of its year-long reflection on the political potency of healing and the role performance plays in it, in the midst of what feels like a momentous shift in art-making to foreground modes and practices of care.

BONHOEFFER-LAST DAYS To Make New York Debut At The Producers' Club

Bonhoeffer-Last Days will run at the Producers' Club the first 2 weekends of November. This play covers the last few days of the life of German dissident theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Bonhoeffer had previously stood up to the Nazis and been told to stop giving public lectures. He did not and was arrested.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Releases Florence Price's 'Piano Concerto in One Movement'

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO) has released the world-premiere recording of groundbreaking Little Rock composer Florence Price’s own orchestration of her “Piano Concerto in One Movement.”

Town Hall Theater Presents Encore Presentation of THE BEAMS ARE CREAKING 

It was an experiment, and no one was sure it would work: a live production of a play, with actors spread out across the country, streaming live on YouTube. The play was Doug Anderson's The Beams Are Creaking, based on the life of German minister and resistance fighter Dietrich Bonhoeffer. 

Town Hall Theater Presents THE BEAMS ARE CRACKING

In turbulent times, it often takes great courage to speak out against injustice.  German minister Dietrich Bonhoeffer's heroic resistance to Adolph Hilter is the subject of a play by Town Hall Theater's artistic director, Douglas Anderson, which will be presented online on October 22. 

Scoop: REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Continues Its 17th Season June 14, Exclusively On HBO

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 17th season FRIDAY, JUNE 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 12:20 a.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists and interviews with guests. Rev. Rob Schenck, president, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute, is the top-of-show interview guest. Columnist George Will is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are actor Martin Short, former NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer and editor Bari Weiss.

The Howard Thurman Story on WORLD 2/8 and Public Television in February

Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story explores the extraordinary life and legacy of one of the most important religious figures of the 20th century. Born the grandson of slaves, Howard Thurman became the “spiritual foundation” for the Civil Rights Movement, inspiring many of its leaders — including his close friend Martin Luther King, Jr. Featured in the film are a host of scholars, theologians, and Civil Rights pioneers including Congressman John Lewis, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Vernon Jordan, and more. Written and directed by Martin Doblmeier, the creator of dozens of award-winning films on faith, Backs Against the Wall premieres on the WORLD Channel today, February 8, 2019, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings), and on public television stations throughout the month of February.

The Howard Thurman Story on WORLD 2/8 and Public Television in February

Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story explores the extraordinary life and legacy of one of the most important religious figures of the 20th century. Born the grandson of slaves, Howard Thurman became the “spiritual foundation” for the Civil Rights Movement, inspiring many of its leaders — including his close friend Martin Luther King, Jr. Featured in the film are a host of scholars, theologians, and Civil Rights pioneers including Congressman John Lewis, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Vernon Jordan, and more. Written and directed by Martin Doblmeier, the creator of dozens of award-winning films on faith, Backs Against the Wall premieres on the WORLD Channel on Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings), and on public television stations throughout the month of February.

Four Original Works In The Fertile Ground Series Premiere At Lakewood Theatre Company

Come to Lakewood Theatre Company to see brand new theatre works premiered through the Fertile Ground Festival in January 23 February 3, 2019. This year Lakewood will premiere four new works. Fertile Ground, a Portland-wide festival that involves local theatres, artists, and playwrights, aspires to increase the appreciation for Portland's lush creative culture, the artists and projects spawned right here in our native soil. Fertile Ground is put on by the Portland Area Theatre Alliance, a nonprofit volunteer organization in collaboration with local nonprofit theatres.

Reading Of A New Musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL Comes to The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre Center

The new musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL will have industry presentation today, December 14 at 2PM at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre Center. BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL is directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell, revivial) with book by Richard John Lewis (Hotel Accommodations), music and lyrics by Scott Wilkinson and casting by Michael Cassara.

Reading Of A New Musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL Comes to The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre Center

The new musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL will have industry presentation on Friday, December 14 at 2PM at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre Center. BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL is directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell, revivial) with book by Richard John Lewis (Hotel Accommodations), music and lyrics by Scott Wilkinson and casting by Michael Cassara.

Photo Flash: Actors Co-op Theatre Company's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the 1962 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons, directed by Thom Babbes, produced by Carly Lopez. This tragic historical drama offers a brilliant portrait of Sir Thomas More in his last years as Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry VIII.  A Man for All Seasons opens tonight, Friday, March 2 at 8:00 pm, and will run through Sunday, April 15 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower Street, 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood.

BWW Interview: Director Thom Babbes Discusses A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

Thom Babbes credits at Actors Co-op include Summer and Smoke, Ah, Wilderness (Best Director/StageSceneLA), The Miracle Worker and Wait Until Dark.  He has directed workshop productions of new works, Dietrich (based on Dietrich Bonhoeffer) by John Martins III, The Real Real Thing by Frank Higgins and Washington Irvine's Sketchbook by Frank Higgins and Southhamton County (based on Nat Turner's slave rebellion) which Mr. Babbes wrote.  Other credits:  Sun City by Jim Geoghan at Stella Adler Theater, Hollywood.  A writer as well, Mr. Babbes recently adapted William Saroyan's novel The Human Comedy for the stage.  Screenplays include Deadly Dreams and Body Chemistry (Concorde New Horizons), The Audition - A Short Film (Co-Writer - Winner Best Screenplay & Best Comedy 2008 - 168 Hour Film Festival), X-treme Weekend - Short Film (Co-Writer, screened at multiple fests USA and Canada.)  Insurrection (Samuelson Prods.), Bleeding Writing and Arithmetic (Kings Road Ent.), The Substutute (Apollo Pictures), Island of Lonely Men (Sotela Pictures).

Actors Co-Op Theatre Company's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS Opens 3/2

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the 1962 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons, directed by Thom Babbes, produced by Carly Lopez. This tragic historical drama offers a brilliant portrait of Sir Thomas More in his last years as Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry VIII.

BWW Review: Agape Theatre's BONHOEFFER'S COST Sheds Light in The Shadows

A powerful study in standing by principle at a time when it is most needed. We can all take value in understanding what it means to care for those of us who are different.

Photo Flash: Agape Theatre Presents the Texas Premiere of BONHOEFFER'S COST

Agape Theatre presents Texas Premiere production of BONHOEFFER'S COST, written by Mary Ruth Clarke with Tim Gregory and directed by Jeff Davis. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Agape Theatre Announces Cast for BONHOEFFER'S COST

BONHOEFFER'S COST stars Agape newcomers Cory Grabenstein as Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Keoni Ramo as prison guard Klaus Klopstock, Frank Benge as the evil Judge Advocate Rott, Rachel Bremer as Bonhoeffer's fiancee Maria, and TJ Condit as Bonhoeffer's brother-in-law Hans Dohnanyi.  Agape Theatre alum Zach Bond rounds out the cast as Bonhoeffer's brother Klaus.

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