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Theatre Ouest End Presents A Premiere Digital Event STILL GOT SOMETHING TO SAY

What does 'old' mean? How does growing older often mean becoming the 'other'? How does ageism intersect with genderism, ableism, racialization, and socio-economic marginalization?
People's Light Announces An Expansion of the Theatre's Artistic Team, Including Steve H. Broadnax III & More

Following their recent leadership transition in which Producing Artistic Director Zak Berkman succeeded former Executive Artistic Director Abigail Adams, People’s Light has announce an exciting expansion of their artistic team with four new appointments. Broadway-favorite Steve H. Broadnax III (Thoughts of a Colored Man) transitions from Resident Director to People’s Light Associate Artistic Director.
Theatre Ouest End Presents 'Still Got Something to Say: 6 Plays on Age' in June

With support from the Canada Council for the Arts 'Digital Now!' grant, Theatre Ouest End commissioned six seasoned Canadian playwrights to write short plays exploring the theme of age, ageing and the challenges of navigating an ageist world.
2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Awarded to Benedict Lombe for LAVA

The 2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Benedict Lombe for her debut play Lava. In a special presentation at Shakespeare's Globe in London, the Blackburn Prize judges presented Lombe with a cash prize of $25,000, and a signed limited-edition print by renowned artist Willem de Kooning, created especially for the Prize. 
The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Announces 2022 Finalists

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize today announces 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights - now in its 44th year .
Michel Tremblay and André Brassard Win 2021 Herbert Whittaker Award

Michel Tremblay and André Brassard, who altered the face of Canadian theatre in 1968 with the explosive premiere of Les Belles-Soeurs, at Montreal's Théâtre du Rideau Vert, have been named the joint recipients of this year's Herbert Whittaker Award. The biennial award, from the Canadian Theatre Critics Association, honours individuals for outstanding long-term contributions to the Canadian stage. 
Nina Lee Aquino Will Complete Tenure as Artistic Director at Factory Theatre at the End of the 21/22 Season

The Factory Theatre Board of Directors has announced that Nina Lee Aquino will end her tenure as the Factory's Artistic Director. Nina has been a guiding force for the company for a decade during which she has mentored emerging talent, created a platform for diverse voices to be heard and a stage for the best in Canadian theatre.
Tarragon Theatre Announces Plans For its 2021-22 Season

Artistic Director Richard Rose and Managing Director Andrea Vagianos today announces Tarragon Theatre's plan for the 2021-22 season, first featuring Tarragon Acoustic Reboot.
Erika Dickerson-Despenza Awarded 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for CULLUD WATTAH

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.
VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will present a virtual presentation to announce the 2021 winner of one of the most prestigious playwriting awards, and the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights, today, April 7, 2021 at 3pm EST/ 8pm BST. Tune in right here at BroadwayWorld to watch the presentation, hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner (1983) Marsha Norman.
Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for 2021 for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights.
Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights.
LOVE2 THEATRE COMPANY with Impel Theatre Will Present Their Production of WATCHING GLORY DIE

LOVE2 THEATRE COMPANY with impel theatre present their production of 'Watching Glory Die,' written by celebrated Canadian playwright Judith Thompson (Crackwalker; Lion in the Streets; Perfect Pie).
'The Directors Lab' is Now In Book Form

Playwrights Canada Press is releasing The Directors Lab, edited by Evan Tsitsias, which is modelled after the international program of the same name that fosters the development of stage directors.
Nilaja Sun Performs Her Acclaimed Solo Show PIKE ST. At Hartford Stage In January

Obie Award-winning playwright and actor Nilaja Sun will perform her acclaimed solo show, Pike St., at Hartford Stage Thursday, January 9, to Sunday, February 2, 2020. Pike St. will be directed by Ron Russell, who also serves as Sound Designer.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns To Hartford Stage On November 29

Connecticut's beloved holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol-A Ghost Story of Christmas, returns to thrill and delight Hartford Stage audiences for its 22nd season. This heartwarming adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale runs Friday, November 29, through Saturday, December 28.

BWW catches up with Judith Thompson to chat about bringing Watching Glory Die to the 2019 Edinburgh Festival.
Assembly Festival 2019 Theatre Line-Up Announced

Assembly Festival 2019 is delighted to announce another exciting year of theatre, from local artists to international superstars, to one-woman shows to energetic ensemble pieces.
BWW Review: Intriguing, Personal Storytelling Struggles to Ground Itself in WELCOME TO MY UNDERWORLD

WELCOME TO MY UNDERWORLD, directed by Judith Thompson and produced by RARE Theatre Company in partnership with Soulpepper, is an interesting anthology of human stories. Its diverse ensemble draws on personal experiences to explain their perspective on topics like mental health, transgender and LGBTQ+ community issues, and sexual abuse, among others.
Assembly Festival Announces More Shows On Sale

Assembly Festival Announces More Shows On Sale


How many shows has Judith Thompson written?

Judith Thompson has written 1 shows including Palace of the End (Playwright).

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