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Vineyard Theatre Reveals 2023-24 Award Recipients

This year, the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, Susan Stroman Directing Award and Colman Domingo Award will be given during the company's annual Emerging Artists Celebration, to be held on Friday, December 1 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the National Arts Club.

Tracee Chimo Pallero, Santino Fontana, Morgan Spector and Jason Butler Harner Join Roundabout's FALLEN ANGELS Benefit Reading

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced additional casting for the special Benefit Reading of Noël Coward’s Fallen Angels, directed by Scott Ellis. Check out who will join previously announced Kelli O'Hara and Rose Byrne.

Photos: Go Inside Vineyard Theatre's Emerging Artists Celebration

See photos of Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern presenting T. Adamson the 2022-23 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Adamson was presented with the award at The Vineyard's Emerging Artists Celebration on Tuesday, November 15. 

Vineyard Theatre's 2022-23 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Will be Presented to T. Adamson

Vineyard Theatre has announced that T. Adamson is the recipient of the 2022-23 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Adamson will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's Emerging Artists Celebration on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Photos: Go Inside Vineyard Theatre's Emerging Artists Celebration

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern just presented Ryan J. Haddad with the 2021-2022 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award at the Vineyard Theatre’s annual Emerging Artists Celebration. 

Ryan J. Haddad Recieves Vineyard Theatre's 2021-22 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Ryan J. Haddad is the recipient of the 2021-22 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Haddad will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's Emerging Artists Celebration on Friday, November 12 at 5:00pm at Broken Shaker Cocktail Bar at Freehand (23 Lexington Avenue).

Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Awards

Tonight's the night!  The 87th Annual Drama League Awards will be streamed today, May 21, 2021 at 7:00PM ET. Who will win? BroadwayWorld is updating the list live!

Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distanced Theatre Across the Country

The Drama League has just announced the 2021 Nominees and Special Recognition Honorees for The 87th Annual Drama League Awards. Keeping in the tradition of honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the theatrical community, as they have since 1935, this year the organization has established five unique categories to honor the extraordinary achievements of artists across the nation who created digital and socially-distanced theatrical productions during this challenging year of suspension for live arts.

Vineyard Theatre's 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award to be Presented to John J. Caswell, Jr.

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced that John J. Caswell, Jr. is the recipient of the 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Caswell will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's reimagined Emerging Artists Virtual Salon on Wednesday, October 21 at 5:00 PM ET via Zoom.

2020 Pacific Playwrights Festival Announces Seven New Plays On A Global Scale, Plus The ATCA/Steinberg Award

South Coast Repertory Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei today announced the lineup for the 2020 Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF). The annual showcase of new works, part of the theatre's new-play development arm, The Lab@SCR, includes two world-premiere productionsa?"The Scarlet Letter by Kate Hamill and I Get Restless by Caroline V. McGrawa?"and five staged readings. PPF runs April 24-26, with morning, afternoon and evening events. Single tickets and value-priced ticket packages are now on sale at www.scr.org.

Photo Coverage: Inside Vineyard Theatre's Emerging Artists Luncheon Honoring Charly Evon Simpson

Charly Evon Simpson was the recipient of the 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. She was presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Monday, November 25 at the National Arts Club.

Vineyard Theatre's 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Will Be Presented To Charly Evon Simpson

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Charly Evon Simpson is the recipient of the 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Ms. Simpson will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Monday, November 25 from noon-2:30pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan.

BWW REVIEW: Hope For A Brighter Future And The American Dream Are Threatened in RUSSIAN TRANSPORT

A different immigrant story unfolds in Erika Sheffer's domestic drama RUSSIAN TRANSPORT.

RUSSIAN TRANSPORT Comes To Sydney For Australian Premiere

A powerful and suspenseful drama, Russian Transport follows an immigrant Russian family struggling to survive in Brooklyn, New York. Fishy Productions, in association with Darlinghurst Theatre Company, is thrilled to be bringing Russian Transport to the Eternity Playhouse in March for its Australian Premiere.

Roundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series Lineup

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce the eighth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Aaron Carter, Emily Feldman, Dave Harris, Jonathan Spector and Sanaz Toossi.

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Honors Jeremy O. Harris With the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award

Vineyard Theatre's 2018-19 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award was recently presented to Jeremy O. Harris.

Jeremy O. Harris Receives 2018-19 Vineyard Theatre Paula Vogel Playwriting Award

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Jeremy O. Harris is the recipient of the 2018-19 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Mr. Harris will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Friday, October 12 from noon-2:30pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. Paula Vogel will speak at the event.

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT Begins Tonight at The New Group

The New Group presents the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot.

Photo Coverage: Kate Mulgrew Hosts the Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon

Renowned actress, Kate Mulgrew, known for her work in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, STAR TREK: VOYAGER, TEA AT FIVE, EQUUS and The Vineyard's SOMEWHERE FUN, hosted Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, November 9 at the National Arts Club in Manhattan. Antoinette Nwandu (PASS OVER) received Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Paula Vogel spoke at the event.

Antoinette Nwandu Receives Vineyard Theatre's 2017 Paula Vogel Award Today

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announced today that Antoinette Nwandu (PASS OVER) is the recipient of Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award.

Erika Sheffer FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Erika Sheffer has written 1 shows including Russian Transport (Playwright).

Erika Sheffer has been nominated for the John Gassner Award for American Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her work in Russian Transport. She has also been nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role at the IT Awards for her performance in How I Learned to Drive.

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