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En Garde Arts Launches Joan D. Firestone Fund for Mid-Career Theatre Artists Photo En Garde Arts Launches Joan D. Firestone Fund for Mid-Career Theatre Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

Longtime En Garde Arts Chairperson and board member Joan D. Firestone is being honored with the creation of a fund in her name. En Garde Arts has raised $100,000 through a group of generous donors. This is a five year endeavor and every year one theatre artist will receive an $18,000 award and will have full freedom with how to use the funds.

The Lark Announces Closure Photo The Lark Announces Closure
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021

After many long months of responding to pandemic-related crises and seeking paths to sustainability, The Lark has commenced an orderly wind-down and initiated discussions with peer institutions to re-home existing Lark programs and fellowships.

Reservations Now Open for A DOZEN DREAMS Photo Reservations Now Open for A DOZEN DREAMS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

Reservations are now open for A Dozen Dreams, an immersive theatrical installation based on the pandemic-inspired dreams of 12 leading American playwrights. Produced by En Garde Arts and presented by Arts Brookfield, A Dozen Dreams premieres at Brookfield Place on Thursday, May 13 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 30.

Erika Dickerson-Despenza Awarded 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for CULLUD WATTAH Photo Erika Dickerson-Despenza Awarded 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for CULLUD WATTAH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2021

The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.S. playwright Erika Dickerson-Despenza for her play about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, cullud wattah. Awarded annually since 1977, The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize is the largest and oldest international prize honoring Women+ playwrights.

En Garde Arts Presents A DOZEN DREAMS Photo En Garde Arts Presents A DOZEN DREAMS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021

At the start of the global pandemic, En Garde Arts invited twelve women playwrights to share their pandemic dreams. Now, these dreams will be brought to powerful life with A Dozen Dreams, an immersive installation of sets, lights, video, and sound.

May Adrales Named The Lark's Artistic Director Photo May Adrales Named The Lark's Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2021

The Lark, an international play development laboratory dedicated to amplifying the voices of playwrights, is thrilled to announce May Adrales (Vietgone, Luce) as its new Artistic Director.

John Clinton Eisner Retires As Founding Artistic Director Of The Lark Photo John Clinton Eisner Retires As Founding Artistic Director Of The Lark
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2021

The Lark, an international play development laboratory dedicated to amplifying the voices of playwrights, announces that founder John Clinton Eisner is retiring after 27 years as Artistic Director, with the intent to hand over leadership to a new generation of theatrical talents.

The Lark Co-Founder John Clinton Eisner to Step Down as Artistic Director Photo The Lark Co-Founder John Clinton Eisner to Step Down as Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2021

John Clinton Eisner co-founded The Lark in 1994 as a community of theater professionals dedicated to the playwright‚Äôs vision. He has grown The Lark into an award winning ‚Äúthink tank for the theater,‚ÄĚ with local, national and global reach.¬†

Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment Study Reveals Small Theatres in NYC Generat Photo Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment Study Reveals Small Theatres in NYC Generate $1.3B
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2019

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment today announces the first-ever study of its kind, 'ALL NEW YORK'S A STAGE: NYC Small Theater Industry Cultural and Economic Impact Study.' This groundbreaking report calls attention to the vibrance of the small theater community, and offers an in-depth portrait of the size, makeup, location, overall cultural importance and economic impact of the sector; as well as the challenges the industry is facing.

Leah Nanako Winkler Named 2017-19 Jerome New York Fellow At The Lark Photo Leah Nanako Winkler Named 2017-19 Jerome New York Fellow At The Lark
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2017

The Lark announces that Leah Nanako Winkler, author of Kentucky, Two Mile Hollow, and Death for Sydney Black, will be the 2017-19 recipient of the Jerome New York Fellowship. The fellowship, designed to support an early career writer of extraordinary ability, promise, and vision, provides stipends of $25,000 in the first year and $15,000 in the second, in addition to an Opportunity Fund of $5,000 to be used for purposes of additional creative expenses such as travel, research, and workshops. The fellowship is designed to be a life-sustaining platform of support, allowing the fellow to focus on their craft, and to generate and develop a significant body of work.

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STAGE TUBE: JERRY O'CONNELL Announces Charity Night at SEMINAR March 21 for Givenik
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 16, 2012

Jerry O'Connell, star of the Broadway play, SEMINAR, announces a special charity event through Givenik.com, donating 5% of proceeds from all ticket sales for the March 21st performance to Lark Play Development Center. Watch his YouTube video promotion here!