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Heather McDonald Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Heather McDonaldDream of a Common Language
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1989 - Outstanding New Play
Heather McDonaldThe Rivers and Ravines

Heather McDonald News

Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael Photo Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant), will star Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa.

Signature Theatre Now Accepting New Play Submissions for SIGWORKS: MONDAY NIGHT NEW P Photo Signature Theatre Now Accepting New Play Submissions for SIGWORKS: MONDAY NIGHT NEW PLAY READINGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Signature Theatre is accepting submissions for original and unpublished full-length plays (no musicals) from now through August 15, 2022. Playwrights must currently reside in Virginia, Maryland or DC. Only one submission per playwright.

Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL  Photo Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL World Premiere in Connecticut
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris and Tony Award winner André De Shields will star in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's new backstage comedy WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL. Get tickets and learn about the production.

Carolee Carmello and Javier Mu√Īoz to Star in LOS OTROS New York Premiere Photo Carolee Carmello and Javier Mu√Īoz to Star in LOS OTROS New York Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

PREMIERES NYC has announced the expansion of its bi-annual commissioning series INNER VOICES with the New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant). 

Matt Fraser, Celebrity's Most Sought Psychic Medium, Announces Exclusive NYC Event At Photo Matt Fraser, Celebrity's Most Sought Psychic Medium, Announces Exclusive NYC Event At The Palladium
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2022

Matt Fraser, Hollywood's most sought-after psychic medium for celebrities Gloria Estefan, Jenny McCarthy, Donny Wahlberg, Karamo Brown, Netflix Queer Eye and Dr. Paul Nassif - will be appearing at the Palladium Theater in Times Square on April 30, 2022, at 8:00 PM, EST.

New Plays Chosen For SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Readings Photo New Plays Chosen For SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Readings
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022

Signature Theatre has announced that works by local playwrights Aeneas Sagar Hemphill, Tuyet Thi Pham and Olivia Luzquinos have been selected for the 2022 season of SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Readings. Their plays, Ada (Aeneas Sagar Hemphill), Dinner and Cake (Tuyet Thi Pham) and Damn Things Will Kill Ya (Olivia Luzquinos) will be read on February 7, March 7 and May 9, respectively.

Heather McDonald's AN ALMOST HOLY PICTURE to Close Out Everyman Theatre's 2021/2022 S Photo Heather McDonald's AN ALMOST HOLY PICTURE to Close Out Everyman Theatre's 2021/2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021

From July 12 through August 22, An Almost Holy Picture, written by Heather McDonald and directed by Everyman Associate Artistic Director Noah Himmelstein, will be available for patrons to access digitally in their homes for $30.

Signature Theatre Accepting New Play Submissions For SIGWORKS Photo Signature Theatre Accepting New Play Submissions For SIGWORKS
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2021

Signature Theatre continues its commitment to new work by presenting the sixth annual SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Readings Series. This initiative highlights and supports the work of DMV playwrights and is an opportunity for playwrights, actors, directors, designers, and patrons to explore new plays in a fun and informal environment.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Honorees for 36th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Honorees for 36th Annual Young Playwrights Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the honorees for the 36th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. The Young Playwrights Festival is Baltimore Center Stage’s longest running learning program that encourages expression and creativity in students across the state.

Everyman Theatre Announces Updated Slate for Balance of the 2020/21 Season Photo Everyman Theatre Announces Updated Slate for Balance of the 2020/21 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2021

After delivering on the promise of rehearsing, filming, and streaming the first two production of the season, Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains and Cry It Out, the staff and artists at Everyman look ahead to four additional filmed and streamed mainstage productions, a spring fundraiser, and a summer play reading series. Everyman Theatre Founder and Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and Managing Director Marissa LaRose also announced today that Everyman Theatre plans to return for in-person performances this summer with Steel Magnolias. 

Heather McDonald Videos

Video: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF VideoVideo: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2019

Signature Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (Broadway's An Almost Holy Picture, Signature's Available Light). The production is directed by Australian film and theater director Nadia Tass (Malcolm, Matching Jack) and features Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers) as Layla, Felicia Curry (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women) as Mitra, and Yesenia Iglesias (Folger's Love's Labor's Lost, Ford's A Christmas Carol) as Nadia. Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity runs from February 26 through April 7 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre.

VIDEO: The Kardashians to Take Over CHELSEA LATELY Next Month
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 27, 2013

It's a 'Chelsea Lately' of Kardashian-sized proportions on Monday, April 8th at 11pm ET/PT followed by the hilarious feud-filled season finale of 'After Lately' on Monday, April 15th at 10:30pm ET/PT only on E!


Heather McDonald Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Heather McDonald written?
Heather McDonald has written 1 shows including An Almost Holy Picture (Playwright).

What awards has Heather McDonald been nominated for?
Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Dream of a Common Language and Outstanding New Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Rivers and Ravines .