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Dorothy Heyward

Date of Death: November 19, 1961

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Premiere Stages At Kean University Announces 2024 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Award Winners

Premiere Stages at Kean University announces the winners of the 2024 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Awards, recognizing Kean University student Riv Dabul and alumnus Dustin Ballard. Both winners will receive a cash prize and a developmental reading of their plays.

Premiere Stages at Kean University Reveals Play Festival Winners and Commission Recipients

Premiere Stages at Kean University has announced four playwrights selected for expanded development as part of the 2023 and 2024 seasons. Learn more about the playwrights here!

Premiere Stages' SELLING KABUL Begins Performances This Week

Premiere Stages' production of Sylvia Khoury's play Selling Kabul will begin performances this week in Kean University's Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.). Selling Kabul was a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer in Drama and this production serves as the New Jersey Premiere.

Premiere Stages At Kean University Seeks Submissions To Annual Play Festival

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, is accepting submissions for the 19th annual Premiere Play Festival beginning Friday, September 1.

Cast Set For Premiere Stages' SELLING KABUL

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the New Jersey Premiere of Sylvia Khoury’s Selling Kabul September 7-24 in Kean University’s Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.). Directed by Taylor Reynolds, Selling Kabul will feature actors Atra Asdou, Anat Cogan, Afsheen Misaghi, and Zaven Ovian.

Music Theater Heritage Announces SWEENEY TODD, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, And More For 22nd Season

In perhaps its most ambitious season to date, Music Theater Heritage has announced bold and imaginative programming for its 2024 season. Utilizing three different venues, MTH's 22nd Season highlights stories that orbit around the power of love and the lengths we take to protect it. The season includes Tony Award winners, re-imaginings, original concert productions, and represents some of the most celebrated dramatists, composers, and songwriters of the 20th century. 

Premiere Stages To Produce Erin Breznitsky's SATELLITES, July 13- 30

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the Premiere of Erin Breznitsky's Satellites July 13-30 in Kean University's Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.).

Premiere Stages at Kean University Names 2023 Premiere Play Festival Finalists

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has selected its four finalists for the 2023 Premiere Play Festival.

Premiere Stages At Kean University Announces Semi-Finalists For 2023 Play Festival

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has announced the 2023 Premiere Play Festival Semi-Finalists.

Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces Camp Premiere 2023

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company at Kean University,  has announced that Camp Premiere, the annual summer theatre program for middle school and high school students, will be held on Kean University's East Campus.   

Premiere Stages At Kean University Announces 2023 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Award Winners

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has named Kean University student Chad Colacurcio (Class of '23) and alumnus Steven Patrick (Class of '78 ) as the winners of the 2023 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Awards, named for longtime donors W. John Bauer and Nancy Boucher.

Submissions For Premiere Stages 2023/2024 Liberty Live Commission to Open in November

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, will be accepting submissions for the 2023/2024 Liberty Live Commission, a biennial commissioning program for New Jersey playwrights in partnership with Kean's Liberty Hall Museum beginning Tuesday, November 1.

Premiere Stages' SCAB Begins Performances This Week, September 8-25

Premiere Stages' production of Gino Diiorio's powerful new play Scab will begin performances this week on Thursday, September 8 in Kean University's Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.).

Premiere Stages at Kean University Seeks Submissions to Annual Play Festival

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, is accepting submissions for the 18th annual Premiere Play Festival beginning Thursday, September 1. 

Kennedy Caughell, Jelani Remy, Lana Gordon & More to Star in MOZART: HER STORY �" THE NEW MUSICAL Staged Readings

Timeless Stage & Screen, Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of MOZART: HER STORY – THE NEW MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Tegan Summer and music and additional lyrics by Gregory Nabours.

Premiere Stages Announces Cast of SCAB, Running September 8-25

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the New Jersey Premiere of Gino Diiorio's Scab September 8-25 in Kean University's Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.).

Amas Musical Theatre Lab Will Present Staged Readings Of 'MĀYĀ - A New Musical in August

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of MĀYĀ, a new musical, with book and music by Eric Sorrels and book and lyrics by Cheeyang Ng.

Special Offer: NJ Premiere of Dominique Morisseau's MUD ROW at Premiere Stages

Special Offer: NJ Premiere of Dominique Morisseau's MUD ROW at Premiere Stages

Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces 2022 Season Featuring Three New Plays & More

Premiere Stages at Kean University has announced its 2022 season, featuring three new plays from regional dramatists. The season will kick off in July with the New Jersey Premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s Mud Row.

North Carolina Opera Announces 2022/2023 Season

The Triangle's premiere opera company has announced its upcoming 2022/2023 season. North Carolina Opera (NCO) will open the season with a concert performance of Puccini's MANON LESCAUT on October 2 in Meymandi Concert Hall. The special, one performance only presentation will feature a full orchestra on stage, and marks the NCO premiere of the piece.

Dorothy Heyward FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Dorothy Heyward has written 7 shows including Nancy Ann (Playwright), Porgy (Playwright), Jonica (Bookwriter), Cinderelative (Playwright), Mamba's Daughters (Playwright), South Pacific (Playwright), Set My People Free (Playwright).

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