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Mariam Bazeed And Rhiana Yazzie Announced As Co-Recipients Of The 2021 Lanford Wilson Award

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced that the co-recipients of the 2021 Lanford Wilson Award are Mariam Bazeed and Rhiana Yazzie. The award will be presented at the Guild's awards ceremony at a later date. The writers will also each receive a $20,000 cash prize.

McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency & Commission and Fellowships

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.

The Dramatists Guild of America Has Announced Madhuri Shekar as the Recipient of the 2020 Lanford Wilson Award

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced that the recipient of the 2020 Lanford Wilson Award is Madhuri Shekar. The award will be presented at the Guild's annual awards ceremony on Monday, July 27, 2020, at Joe's Pub in New York.

AMERICAN FABLES Kicks Off Oct 10 at HERE

HERE will host the World Premiere of AMERICAN FABLES, an evening of short one-act plays by Eric Fallen. Developed at Naked Angel's Tuesdays@9 and directed by Clark Morgan, previews begin October 10 at HERE with opening set for October 13.

AMERICAN FABLES Begins Previews At HERE October 10

HERE will host the World Premiere of AMERICAN FABLES, an evening of short one-act plays by Eric Fallen. Developed at Naked Angel's Tuesdays@9 and directed by Clark Morgan, previews begin October 10 at HERE with opening set for October 13.

Dramatists Guild Announces 2019 Lanford Wilson Award Recipients

The Dramatists Guild of America is has announced the co-recipients of the 2019 Lanford Wilson Award are Abe Koogler and Charly Evon Simpson. Their awards will be presented at the Guild's annual awards ceremony on Monday, July 29, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre's Penthouse Lobby in New York.

Dramatists Guild Announces 2018 Lanford Wilson Award Recipients

The Dramatists Guild of America is pleased to announce the co-recipients of the 2018 Lanford Wilson Award are Isaac Gomez and R. Eric Thomas. Their awards will be presented at the Guild's award ceremony, during their national conference, on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at the Hilton Midtown in New York.

Playwrights' Center Announces 2018-19 McKnight National Residency And Commission Recipient, McKnight Fellows In Playwriting

The Playwrights' Center today announced the recipients of the 2018-19 McKnight National Residency and Commission and 2018-19 McKnight Fellowships in Playwriting.

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.

Rosie O'Donnell, F. Murray Abraham and More Join David Rabe's GOOD FOR OTTO at The New Group

The New Group has announced additional casting and production dates for David Rabe's Good for Otto, with F. Murray Abraham, Rileigh McDonald, Rosie O'Donnell and Michael Rabe joining, as previously announced, Ed Harris and Amy Madigan in this New York premiere directed by Scott Elliott.

Josh Pais Joins DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group

The New Group has announced that Josh Pais joins Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Sadie Scott, Chlo Sevigny and Daniel Sovich in Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot.

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny.

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season.

Photo Flash: Greg Hildreth, Dave Malloy & More Celebrate SPACE on Ryder Farm at 2017 Kick-Off Party

SPACE on Ryder Farm, the non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 200 year-old working organic farm in Brewster, New York announced its 2017 season for The Working Farm, Family Residency, Creative Solutions Symposium and Artistic Residency programs at The Players Club. In attendance were Greg Hildreth, Vella Lovell, and Colby Minifie, as well as 2017 SPACE residents Dave Malloy, Eliza Bent, and Cusi Cram. Scroll down for photos!

THE WHIRLIGIG, Starring Zosia Mamet and Norbert Leo Butz, Extends at The New Group

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for the company's world premiere production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells. 

Dolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway

The New Group has announced that Dolly Wells will join Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten in Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig.

Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!

The New Group has announced full casting for Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten, and as previously announced, Norbert Leo Butz, Zosia Mamet and Maura Tierney, set to appear in this world premiere directed by Scott Elliott.

Christopher Chen and Martyna Majok Receive Dramatists Guild of America's 2017 Lanford Wilson Award

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced the co-recipients of the 2017 Lanford Wilson Award are Christopher Chen and Martyna Majok.

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season.

Annual PlayLabs Festival Runs October 17�"23 at the Playwrights' Center

The Playwrights' Center's 45th anniversary season kicks off October 17 with PlayLabs, a week-long new play festival featuring Core Writers Christina Ham ('West of Central'), Susan Soon He Stanton ('we, the invisibles') and Ken Urban ('The Remains'). Tickets are free and can be reserved at pwcenter.org/playlabs.

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