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Jan Rosenberg (They/Them) is the author of GUSHER! (NPC Finalist), How To Destroy An American Girl Doll (NPC Semifinalist), What's Wrong With You (NPC Semifinalist), Janie Wants A Dog, and many other coming-of-age stories with a dark twist. They have been a finalist for the Princess Grace Award, the Theatre503 World Playwriting Award, and the Lanford New American Play Festival. They have collaborated with the LAByrinth Theater Company, Seattle Rep, IAMA Theatre, Cherry Lane, The Lark, The Bechdel Project, The Last Frontier Conference, Possibilities Theatre Company, Vertigo Theater, Wide Eyed Productions, and countless others. They were the playwright in residence at Stella Adler Studio and The Farm Theater. They are a member of the Playwright/Directors Unit at The Actors Studio. Their radio play, We Came All This Way (of The Lovely Dark series), can be heard anywhere podcasts are available. Their short film, Meal Support, featuring Tony- and Emmy-nominee Kate Burton, is forthcoming.

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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.

IAMA Theatre Company's New Works Festival to Present Staged Readings of Six New Plays

IAMA Theatre Company New Works Festival will present staged readings of six new plays over the course of two weekends in the fifth edition of this annual series. 

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Reveals Casts and Creative Teams for the 2023 National Playwrights Conference

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced the casts and creative teams for the six plays being developed at the 2023 National Playwrights Conference.

Alton Fitzgerald White, Christine Ebersole & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer Season

 The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announce its 2023 summer season, which is made up of more than 30 public events.

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.

Deneen Reynolds-Knott Awarded The Farm Theater's 2022/23 College Collaboration Project Commission

Now in its ninth season of supporting emerging writers The Farm Theater has awarded their 2022/23 College Collaboration Project Commission to playwright Deneen Reynolds-Knott (Antepartum at The Fire This Time Festival; Shoebox Picnic Road Side: Route One with Alabama Shakespeare Festival).

IAMA Theatre Company's New Works Festival Free Readings Of 6 New Plays Over The Course Of One Weekend

Staged readings of six new plays currently in development by IAMA Theatre Company will be presented over the course of one weekend, November 11 through 14, as part of the company's annual New Works Festival.

Playwright Jake Brasch Awarded 2021-22 College Collaboration Project Commission With The Farm Theater

Now in its ninth season of supporting emerging writers The Farm Theater has awarded their 2021/22 College Collaboration Project Commission to playwright Jake Brasch (Greenland at Dixon Place; Salutations, I'm Creative Dave at Alchemical Theatre Laboratory). Jake will collaborate with Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN and Pellissippi State College in Knoxville, TN. Austin Peay is participating in The Farm Theater's College Collaboration Project for the first time. This will be Pellissippi State's second year, following their partnership in 2018-19. 

Student Blog: 28 Plays in 28 Days by Queer Playwrights

Student blogger Macy is sharing 28 plays by Queer playwrights for the month of February!

BWW Blog: 28 Plays in 28 Days

I give you a 28 plays by queer playwrights in 28 days reading list. Shoutout to The New Play Exchange. 

The Farm Theater Awards Lia Romeo With 2020/21 College Collaboration Project Commission

Now in its seventh season of supporting emerging female writers The Farm Theater has awarded their 2020/21 College Collaboration Project Commission to playwright Lia Romeo (The Forest, featured on The Kilroys' List; NYIT Award nominee for Connected at 59E59). Ms. Romeo will collaborate with Centre College in Danville, KY (fall 2020) and Wells College in Aurora, NY (spring 2020). This will be Centre College's fourth time participating in The Farm Theater's College Collaboration Project.

Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays

Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever a?" albeit caustic a?" lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 a?" 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event a?" celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC a?" will be accompanied by an opening night party and special Valentine's Day event.

Cast Announced For Jose Rivera's New Play LOVESONG (IMPERFECT)

Sara Koviak, Francesco Andolfi, and James B Kennedy - all alumni of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity - will star in Jose Rivera's new play, Lovesong (Imperfect) running February 8 - 22 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th Street, New York City. Previews are Sat, 2/8 @ 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 2/9 @ 5 p.m.; Mon, 2/10 @ 7:30 p.m.; Tues, 2/11 @ 7:30 p.m.; opening Sat, 2/15 @ 7:30 p.m.; and running Sun, 2/16 @ 5 p.m.; Mon, 2/17 @ 7:30 p.m.; Tues, 2/18 @ 7:30 p.m.; closing on Sat, 2/22 @ 7:30 p.m.

Crew Announced For RIVERA'S LOVESONG (IMPERFECT)

It takes a village to create a masterpiece. OBIE Winner, José Rivera ('Marisol' and 'References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot'), premieres another powerful stage-work at the East Village's arts haven, The theater at the 14th Street Y.

Planet Connections Announces Ten Dark Ditties

Planet Connections Announces Its Directors Repertory for 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day' presented by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity; performing Thursdays and Fridays, February 6 - 21 at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, New York City.

Jose Rivera Premieres Powerful Stage-Work

OBIE Winner, José Rivera ('Marisol' and 'References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot'), premieres another powerful stage-work: Lovesong (Imperfect), running February 8 - 22 at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th Street, New York City

DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day Comes to the 14th Street Y Theatre

'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day' presented by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity; performing Thursdays and Fridays, February 6 - 21 at the 14th Street Y Theatre, 344 E 14th St, New York City.

The Tank To Present LADY FEST 2019

The Tank will present their third annual Lady Fest, featuring new work by some of the most exciting lady-identified artists out there, in celebration of womxnhood and the female voice, in all its glory.

Cast Announced for LaMaMa's THE FLOOR IS LAVA

Powerhouse play at a legendary theater. La MaMa presents a Planet Connections production of Alex Raid's exploration of the world of the millennial, The Floor is Lava.

The Farm Theater Awards Playwright Judith Leora With 2019/20 College Collaboration Project Commission

Now in its sixth season of supporting emerging female writers The Farm Theater has awarded their 2019/20 College Collaboration Project Commission to playwright Judith Leora. Ms. Leora will collaborate with Hillsborough Community College in Hillsborough, FL (fall 2019), Birmingham Southern College in Birmingham, AL (winter 2020), and Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA (spring 2020). This will be Birmingham Southern College's second time participating in The Farm Theater's College Collaboration Project. 

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