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[Broadway, 2003]
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Proctors, Capital Repertory Theatre And Universal Preservation Hall To Present A Multitude Of Events In 2023

A tribute to the queen of soul, a dash of history and stories by a beloved children's author are all coming to Proctors Collaborative in 2023!

American Blues Theater to Present Reading of 17 MINUTES by Scott Organ

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, will present a live, online reading of 17 MINUTES by Scott Organ, directed by Michael Cotey as part of “The Room” series. The reading will be live on Monday, June 27 at 7pm.

Fiery Seahorse Productions to Present YE-XIAN: THE CHINESE CINDERELLA” (“C2”)

Fiery Seahorse Productions will present the 2022 Reading of Chicagoan Marie Yuen's adaptation of 'Ye-Xian: The Chinese Cinderella' (working title 'C2'), on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago - Raymond B. & Jean T. Lee Center, 238 West 23rd Street, in Chicago's Chinatown, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

TFANA and Saint Flashlight Launch Poetry Activation THE WILL OF THE CITY

TFANA and Saint Flashlight present The Will of the City, poems inspired by playwright and poet William Shakespeare, launching today and running through the fall. Spotlighting the work of over a dozen writers, this activation will transform the streetside and outdoor screens at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY)—Theatre for a New Audience's home in Fort Greene—into a bi-weekly updated anthology of poems inspired by Shakespeare's plays.

Victory Gardens To Honor Original Ensemble And S. Epatha Merkerson

Victory Gardens Theater announces plans for its annual premier fundraising event, Making A Scene: Gala 2021, on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the Ivy Room at Tree Studios, 12 E. Ohio Street.

Victory Gardens Announces New Playwrights Ensemble Members

Victory Gardens Theater will welcome Marisa Carr, Keelay Gipson, Isaac Gómez and Stacey Rose as the new members of the Victory Gardens Playwrights Ensemble. The Ensemble will be members for a three-year term, through 2024.

Harold Farrell Will Talk A RAISIN IN THE SUN in a Zoom Talk Next Month

Harold Farrell, the authorized biographer of Lloyd Richards will join playwright Jeffrey Sweet for a behind the scene look at Lorraine Hansberry's “A Raisin in the Sun” on Wednesday June 2 at 6:30 p.m. (Eastern) via Zoom.

The Marsh Unveils Lineup for SOLO ARTS HEAL Series

The Marsh brings people from all walks of life to share their deeply personal journeys in the MarshStream Solo Arts Heal series. This Wednesday series, which features performance excerpts, talkbacks, and Q&A with Dr. Annie Brewster and Caroline Wright (Jan. 20), Hope Singsen (Jan. 27), and Samuel A. Simon (Feb. 3), will be hosted by Gail Schickele.

NNPN's Annual Commission Awarded To Nambi E. Kelley

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, has announced the recipient of this year's Annual Commission: Nambi E. Kelley, in partnership with San Diego Repertory Theatre, will develop her new play, Project American X.

iTheatre Saratoga Presents New Radio Dramas Featuring Jeff McCarthy

iTheatre Saratoga will present a new radio drama series to keep theatre arts alive when live performances are either inaccessible for audiences or unfeasible for many regional operations.

L.A. Theatre Works Announces Additional Audio Theater Offerings

The world's leading producer of audio theater, L.A. Theatre Works offers audiences around the globe free access to state-of-the-art recordings of both contemporary and classic plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen.

Tonya Pinkins Discusses Her New Film RED PILL and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On August 7, he chatted with the incredible Tonya Pinkins about her new film, Red Pill, and more!

VIDEO: Tonya Pinkins Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, August 7 (12pm ET), as he chats with the incredible Tonya Pinkins!

Broadway Books: 10 Books on Playwriting to Read While Staying Inside!

We've rounded up 10 of our favorite books on playwriting! Looking to learn about playwriting, this is the place to start!

ANDTheatre Company Announces Eclectics Festival

ANDTheatre Company is pleased to announce the 13th Annual 'Eclectic Evening of Shorts: Boxers and Briefs,' running from February 28th-March 8th at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios. Sixteen new plays will be performed in two groups ('Boxers' and 'Briefs') over the course of eight evenings. Between short plays, solo performances, and even a multimedia painting exposition with a dramatic thrust, these new evenings of shorts certainly live up to their 'eclectic' name!

CEO/Producer Preston Whiteway Will Depart Eugene O'Neill Theater Center After 16 Years

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center has announced that, after 16 years with the organization, CEO/Producer Preston Whiteway will depart in August 2020.

FST Presents The Regional Premiere Of Jeffrey Sweet's KUNSTLER

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents the Regional Premiere of Kunstler by Jeffrey Sweet, a revealing drama inspired by the real life and career of self-described a?oeradical lawyera?? and Civil Rights activist William Kunstler, who often took unorthodox approaches in the pursuit of justice. Called a?oeEye-openinga?? by The New York Times, this engaging play highlights Kunstler's most famous and controversial cases. Kunstler starts playing in FST's Bowne's Lab Theatre February 19. Tickets are now on sale at (941) 366-9000 or 

BWW Review: iTheatre Collaborative Presents KUNSTLER

In KUNSTLER, Jeffrey Sweet's powerful homage to a seminal figure of the '60's and '70's, the famed civil rights defense attorney, William Kunstler, is revealed in his more human dimension, and the history of the times is dramatically chronicled. The play is, at once, both intellectual and emotional ~and, in its current delivery, directed by Charles St. Clair at iTheatre Collaborative, exceptionally well-acted. Duane Daniels stars. Runs through February 1st.

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2020 Stage III Series

Florida Studio Theatre announces the lineup for its 2020 Stage III Series, dedicated to presenting edgy new plays that are challenging in both content and form. FST's 2020 Stage III season offers a varied lineup of contemporary plays, including a riveting sci-fi thriller, a regional premiere about justice and the rule of law, and Stage III's first-ever world premiere production.

TILL WE MEET AGAIN Premieres At The Theater At The 14th Street Y

Planet Connections Theater Festivity in partnership with The Theater at the 14th Street Y present a powerful new play written by Glory Kadigan and directed by Broadway veteran, Tonya Pinkins:


Jeffrey Sweet has written 2 shows including Love (Bookwriter), Kunstler (Playwright).

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