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Children's Theatre Company Names Tyler Susan Jennings And Davon Cochran As Performing Apprentices

Children's Theatre Company will welcome Tyler Susan Jennings and Davon Cochran as performing apprentices for the 2024-2025 season, highlighting their upcoming roles and contributions to the theater.
Jeanine Tesori and Bess Wohl Join Dramatists Guild Council

Jeanine Tesori and Bess Wohl have joined The Dramatists Guild Council, the leadership team of the Guild.
Casts of HELL'S KITCHEN, THE NOTEBOOK & More to Perform at New Dramatists Spring Luncheon

New Dramatists will host its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
The Hearth to Present World Premiere Of Nia Akilah Robinson's PUSH PARTY At Theaterlab

Experience the world premiere of Nia Akilah Robinson’s PUSH PARTY, presented by The Hearth. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
Southampton Arts Center to Presents TRU by Jay Pressor Allen in June

Southampton Arts Center will present TRU by Jay Pressor Allen, directed by Will Pomerantz, and starring Patrick Christiano.
Broadway Buying Guide: April 15, 2024- Last Chance to See DOUBT on Broadway

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, April 15, 2024.
Kia Corthron's FISH to Present Accessible Performances and Post-Show Conversations

Keen Company and Working Theater will present a series of accessible performances and post-show conversations taking place in conjunction with the world premiere of Kia Corthron’s Fish. 
Latino Theater Company Opens Spring 2024 Season With GHOST WALTZ Next Month

Latino Theater Company will open its Spring 2024 season with the world premiere of an innovative and daring new play with music. 
Interview: Theatre Life with Psalmayene 24

Today’s subject Psalmayene 24 is someone we can aptly classify as the whole package when we talk about artists in the DC theatre community. He is an accomplished writer/actor/performer and educator whose work has been enjoyed by audiences of all ages over the years. Currently Psalmayene 24 is the director of Arena Stage’s current Power Play entitled Tempestuous Elements. The show is currently playing in the company’s Fichandler space through March 17th.
NYTW Responds to Playwright's Demands for Public Call for Ceasefire in Gaza

In December 2023, playwright Victor I. Cazares went to social media to explain that they would stop taking their HIV medication until off Broadway theatre institution New York Theatre Workshop, where they began working in 2020 as the Tow playwright in residence, publicly calls for a cease-fire in Gaza. The theatre has just issued a response to their demands.
Developmental Readings of BORDELLO THE MUSICAL Set For This Week

 The York Theatre Company will present developmental readings of Bordello, The Musical, with book by Barbara Bellman and Joan Ross Sorkin, music by Emiliano Messiez, lyrics by Barbara Bellman, music direction by Steven Gross and directed by Will Pomerantz.
BORDELLO, THE MUSICAL To Have York Theatre Company Developmental Readings

Bordello, The Musical is set to have developmental readings at York Theatre Company on February 29 and March 1.
Review: TEMPESTUOUS ELEMENTS at Arena Stage

TEMPESTUOUS ELEMENTS, Arena Stage's latest Power Play premiere, champions the under-appreciated, local historical figure Anna J. Cooper: mother of Black feminism, brilliant educator, and embattled teacher/principal at DC's M Street High School.
Photos: First Look at Gina Daniels in TEMPESTUOUS ELEMENTS at Arena Stage

Arena Stage will present the world premiere of Tempestuous Elements, playwright Kia Corthron’s new work exploring the career of visionary Black feminist and educational luminary Anna Julia Cooper.  Check out all new photos of Gina Daniels as Anna Julia Cooper!
New Block Of Tickets On Sale For GLORY DAYS Benefit Concert Starring George Salazar, Colton Ryan and More

Keen Company announces new block of tickets for GLORY DAYS benefit concert featuring Jordan Dobson, Derek Klena, Colton Ryan, and George Salazar. One-night-only event at Symphony Space.
Keen Company and Working Theater Bring FISH to the Stage in March

Keen Company and Working Theater will present the world premiere of Kia Corthron’s Fish. Directed by Adrienne D. Williams, Fish is a frank, funny, and fearless new play about the everyday people who make up America’s education system.
New Dramatists Will Honor Michael Greif At Annual Spring Luncheon This May

New Dramatists will honor Michael Greif, the acclaimed director of this season's Days of Wine and Roses, The Notebook and Hell's Kitchen at its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14.
Cast and Creative Team Set for TEMPESTUOUS ELEMENTS World Premiere at Arena Stage

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has revealed the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Tempestuous Elements, playwright Kia Corthron’s new work exploring the trailblazing career of visionary Black feminist and educational luminary Anna Julia Cooper.
Jordan Dobson and George Salazar Join Keen Company's GLORY DAYS Benefit Concert

Complete casting has been announced for Keen Company's upcoming benefit concert of Glory Days by Nick Blaemire and James Gardiner. Find out who is joining the cast here!
Playwrights Horizons Managing Director Leslie Marcus to Step Down at the End of 2023-24 Season

Leslie Marcus, who has served as Playwrights Horizons' Managing Director for three decades, is stepping down from the position in the summer of 2024, at the conclusion of the 2023-24 season.

Kia Corthron FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Kia Corthron written?

Kia Corthron has written 2 shows including Come Down Burning (Playwright), A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick (Playwright).

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