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ZIONISTA RISING Wins 12th National Jewish Playwriting Contest

ZIONISTA RISING by Alexa Derman has won the 12th Annual Jewish Playwriting Contest.

Jillian Walker's THE WHITNEY ALBUM Comes to Soho Rep This Month

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of multidisciplinary theater-maker, musician, and composer Jillian Walker's The Whitney Album. Walker's ritual performance flows between incantation, love lecture, scene, and song as it considers the labor of performance itself and honors the legacy of Whitney Houston and so many other Black women beloved, and consumed, for their art.

Jillian Walker's THE WHITNEY ALBUM Premieres at Soho Rep in May

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of multidisciplinary theater-maker and “imaginary historian” Jillian Walker's The Whitney Album, a meditation on the artist's relationship to Whitney Houston's work and personal life, and perceptions of both in the American imagination. The production concludes a 2022-23 Soho Rep season consisting entirely of works commissioned by the organization

First Ever Revival of EVELYN BROWN (A DIARY) to be Presented at La MaMa in May

La MaMa will present the first-ever revival of Evelyn Brown (A Diary), a lost work by the celebrated playwright María Irene Fornés (1930–2018).

Ma-Yi Theater Company Names New Members of MA-YI WRITERS LAB, Largest Collective of AAPI Playwrights in the U.S.

Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced the newest members of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, which is the largest collective of AAPI playwrights in the country.

MARIE IT'S TIME Announces Performance Cancellations and Extension at HERE

 The Obie Award-winning HERE announced that due to a positive COVID test within the company, all performances of Marie It’s Time have been cancelled through Saturday September 17, 2022. Performances will resume Wednesday September 21.

Photos: First Look at Julia Jarcho, Kedian Keohan & Jennifer Seastone in MARIE IT'S TIME at HERE

Marie It’s Time will begin performances at HERE’s Mainstage Theatre on September 7, 2022, and open September 9 for a limited run through September 24, 2022. Get a first look at photos here!

HERE & Minor Theater to Present MARIE IT'S TIME in September

The Obie Award-winning HERE will present Marie It’s Time. Created and Produced by Minor Theater, the company that brought you Julia Jarcho’s Obie Award-winning Grimly Handsome, Marie It’s Time is written by Jarcho, who also performs in her work for the first time.

Mabou Mines Presents A Three-Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Of Work

Mabou Mines presents a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Work, reaching back into the company's brimming five-decade history of innovative theater as a launchpad into the next 50 years.


Mabou Mines will present a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Work, reaching back into the company’s brimming five-decade history of innovative theater as a launchpad into the next 50 years (June 23–25; beginning 5pm June 23; 5pm–11 pm June 24; and 12pm–11pm June 25).

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2022 INK'D Festival of New Plays

The Playwrights Realm will present the 2022 INK’D Festival of New Plays, bringing the festival of readings culminating the organization’s Writing Fellowship program back live in person after holding it online last year.

JAR OF FAT by Seayoung Yim Announced as Winner of 2022 Yale Drama Series Prize

The 2022 Yale Drama Series Prize, one of the theater world’s most prestigious playwriting prizes, will be awarded to Seayoung Yim for her play Jar of Fat.

Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing

In the wake of Stephen Sondheim's passing, there has been an outpouring of grief from the Broadway community and beyond. Read them all here.

SPACE On Ryder Farm Announces 2022 Residency Season, Applications Open Today

Today, for the first time in two years as a result of the pandemic, SPACE on Ryder Farm, the artist residency program and organic farm, opened applications for its 2022 Residency Season.

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2021-2022 Writing Fellows, Scratchpad Playwrights, International Scratchpad Playwrights, And The Continuation Of Script Share

As theater begins a lengthy, gradual comeback from a shut down year, centering support for playwrights is key to ensuring that what’s on the horizon looks different than the standard production models that drove the industry’s recent past. In The Playwrights Realm’s 15th Anniversary Restart Season, in lieu of productions, the organization expands its existing programs and networks of support for playwrights, generating a vital sense of community that likewise catalyzes vital writing.

HERE Announces Programming for 2021-2022 Season

The Obie Award-winning HERE has announced programming for its upcoming 2021/22 Season.

SEGAL TALKS Week 24 Presents Bryn Herdrich, Jeesun Choi and More

Segal Talks has announced details for week 24 featuring BRYN HERDICH & JEESUN CHOI (Penny Thoughts), Elevator Repair Service’s JOHN COLLINS, GREIG SARGEANT & BEN WILLIAMS (Baldwin & Buckley at Cambridge) on Thursday, October 29, 2020, 12 noon EDT.

HERE Announces 2020 Recipients of $125K HARP Residencies

HERE will welcome Bengali theater-maker Shayok Misha Chowdhury, playwright and director Normandy Sherwood, and instrumentalist gamin and sound & visual composer Sachiyo Takahashi as new members of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).


Clubbed Thumb has announced the complete line-up for the 25th annual SUMMERWORKS, its festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 15 - July 1, 2020 at The Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street) in Manhattan and will feature productions of three new plays: SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE by Gab Reisman and directed by Tamilla Woodard; BODIES THEY RITUAL by Angela Hanks and directed by Knud Adams; and THE WOMAN'S PARTY by Rinne Groff and directed by Tara Ahmadinijad.

HERE Will Present 7 New Works in Development as Part of HERE RAW / Resident Artist Works

Each spring HERE offers a window into the creative process of their nationally recognized HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). For 21 years, this exploration of new work in development, previously known as the Culturemart Festival, has blurred the boundaries between theatre, music, dance, new media, and visual art. The 2020 edition, which runs February 23-March 1, not only features seven daring workshop presentations but a new name that better captures the essence of the experience: HERE RAW / Resident Artist Works.


Julia Jarcho has been nominated for the Best New American Play award at the Obie Awards for her work on "Grimly Handsome".

Julia Jarcho has won the Best New American Play award at the Obie Awards for her play "Grimly Handsome".

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