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Jake Brasch (he/they) is a writer + actor + composer + clown and a first-year playwright in the Juilliard School’s Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program. His play The Reservoir was commissioned by the Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Science & Technology Project and will be presented in the 2023 Colorado New Play Summit at the Denver Center. Their plays have been developed in New York by The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Farm Theater, ArtHouse Inkubator, Letter of Marque, Eden Theatre Company, and LAByrinth Theatre Company. He is currently under commission from the EST/Sloan Project and The Farm Theater’s College Collaboration Project. They're a proud member of EST/Youngblood, The Farm Theater's Development Workshop, and The LAByrinth Intensive Ensemble. As a composer, Jake has written music and lyrics for several films, plays, and podcasts. He works as a birthday party clown in the tri-state area. They received their BFA from NYU-Tisch (Experimental Theatre Wing/New Studio on Broadway).

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SC New Play Festival to Present Works From Gwon, Grays, Cabaret from Boykin, and More


The South Carolina New Play Festival has announced the 3rd annual festival. It will take place over four days, starting on Thursday, August 8, and will feature a wide range of musicals, plays, town halls, an outdoor variety stage, and will culminate in a Cabaret featuring Tony-nominee Phillip Boykin (Hadestown) on August 11.  

A Sandy Rustin World Premiere & More Set for Denver Center Theatre Company 2024/25 Season


Denver Center Theatre Company has revealed its 2024/25 season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

WAITING FOR GODOT With Rainn Wilson, and More Set For Geffen Playhouse's 2024/2025 Season


 Geffen Playhouse has announced six productions that will make up the 2024/2025 season lineup, marking the inaugural season from Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Tarell Alvin McCraney.

Denver Center Theatre Company to Present World Premieres From Sandy Rustin & Jake Brasch


Denver Center Theatre Company will present two world premiere productions for the 2024/25 Theatre Company season. Learn about programming!

The Farm Theater Awards Playwright Enid Graham With the 2024/25 College Collaboration Project Commission


The Farm Theater awards playwright Enid Graham with the 2024/25 College Collaboration Project Commission.

Page 73 Names jose sebastian alberdi 2024 Playwriting Fellow & Unveils 2024 Writers Group


Page 73 has named jose sebastian alberdi its 2024 Playwriting Fellow, the organization’s most prestigious award.

Jewish Plays Project Reveals 6+ Finalists For 13th National Jewish Playwriting Contest


Jewish Plays Project has revealed the finalists for the 13th National Jewish Playwriting Contest. Find out which plays made the cut!

Ensemble Studio Theatre Reveals New Members For Youngblood Program


Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood program has announced new members for the 2023-2024 season: jose sebastian alberdi, Libby Carr, Hanna Novak, Audley Puglisi, Eliana Theologides Rodriguez, Marissa Joyce Stamps, Graham Techler and May Treuhaft-Ali.

Page 73 Reveals Semifinalists For 2024 Playwriting Fellowship


Page 73 has revealed the 12 semifinalists for the 2024 Playwriting Fellowship. Discover the talented playwrights in the running for this esteemed award.

New York Stage and Film Reveals Early Casting, Residencies, Leadership Additions


New York Stage and Film has announced initial casting today for the 2023 Summer Season July 14-August 6 at Marist College. Jo Bonney has signed on as director for Soft Target and Colette Robert joins the Paradise Ballroom creative team as director. The one man new play, Like They Do In The Movies, written and performed by Laurence Fishburne has shifted dates to August 5 and 6 due to a scheduling conflict.

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.

Ensemble Studio Theatre to Present FIRST LIGHT FESTIVAL Beginning Tomorrow


Ensemble Studio Theatre (Estefanía Fadul and Graeme Gillis, Co-Artistic Directors) and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice President and Program Director) have announced the lineup for the 2023 First Light Festival, part of the EST/Sloan Project to develop plays exploring science and technology.  

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.

THE PREACHER'S WIFE by Tituss Burgess & More Set for Alliance Theatre 2023/24 Season


Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre has revealed their 55th season featuring the world premiere of Tituss Burgess' The Preacher's Wife. See the full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Marilu Henner, Sydney Lemmon, Jim Hogan & More to Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES


Tonight, The 24 Hour Plays will present a special edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues to celebrate the essential work of swings and understudies, which came to greater attention during the theater industry's unprecedented last three years.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces Sloan Project Commissions


Ensemble Studio Theatre and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have announced new EST/Sloan Project commissions for the 2022-2023 season.

LAByrinth Theater Company Announces 30th Anniversary Season, Featuring the World Premiere of DÍA Y NOCHE & More


LAByrinth Theater Company will launch into its 30th Anniversary season with the return of The Barn Series 2023, an annual festival featuring a full roster of new plays, and Día Y Noche, a world premiere production written by David Anzuelo (Shared Sentences) and directed by Carlos Armesto (The Who’s Tommy).

Six Finalists Announced for the 2023 Jewish Playwriting Contest


The Jewish Plays Project has announced the six finalists for the 2023 Jewish Playwriting Contest, the JPP's 12th annual competition celebrating the best in contemporary Jewish playwriting, with the hopes of seeing these plays find world premier productions.

Dipti Bramhandkar Named The Farm Theater's 2023-24 Playwriting Fellow


Now in its tenth season of supporting emerging writers The Farm Theater has awarded their 2023/24 College Collaboration Project Commission to playwright Dipti Bramhandkar.

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Playwrights For The 17th Annual Colorado New Play Summit


The DCPA Theatre Company has announced playwrights, dates, and details for the 2023 Colorado New Play Summit. The 17th annual festival will take place over one weekend on February 25-26, and feature readings of new plays by Jake Brasch, Vincent Terrell Durham, Christina Pumariega, and Sandy Rustin. 

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