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YoungArts finalists to Participate in National YoungArts Week+ Photo YoungArts finalists to Participate in National YoungArts Week+
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2022

YoungArts finalists will participate in National YoungArts Week+, an intensive program of online classes and workshops with internationally recognized leaders in their fields, followed by a seven-part series of free virtual performances, writers' readings, an exhibition and a film screening where audiences will discover the next generation of great artists.

Winners of Columbia@Roundabout's 2021 New Play Reading Series Announced Photo Winners of Columbia@Roundabout's 2021 New Play Reading Series Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

As part of the collaborative partnership between Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University, the reading series awards three playwrights from the current MFA program and recent alumni with a cash prize as well as a reading produced by Roundabout.

VIDEO: Cynthia Nixon, Michael Urie And More Join Directors' Cut Edition Of THE 24 HOU Photo VIDEO: Cynthia Nixon, Michael Urie And More Join Directors' Cut Edition Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues added an exciting new twist last night with a special edition: Directors' Cut,

Cynthia Nixon, Michael Urie & More Join Directors Cut Edition Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: V Photo Cynthia Nixon, Michael Urie & More Join Directors Cut Edition Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues adds an exciting new twist with tonight's special edition: Directors' Cut, airing on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/.

Andre De Shields, Jelani Alladin and More Make An Impact With THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRA Photo Andre De Shields, Jelani Alladin and More Make An Impact With THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues collaborated with several arts and advocacy organizations - The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; The Confined Arts; RAPP; Zealous, The Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School and American Friends Service Committee.

Andre De Shields, Lynn Nottage & More to Take Part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLO Photo Andre De Shields, Lynn Nottage & More to Take Part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues is collaborating with several arts and advocacy organizations - The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; The Confined Arts; RAPP; Zealous, The Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School and American Friends Service Committee - to feature real stories from those currently and previously incarcerated

The 24 Hour Plays to Collaborate With The Broadway Advocacy Coalition & More for Spec Photo The 24 Hour Plays to Collaborate With The Broadway Advocacy Coalition & More for Special Edition of VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues is collaborating with several arts and advocacy organizations - The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; The Confined Arts; RAPP; Zealous and The Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School to feature real stories from those currently and previously incarcerated.

VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ashley Park And More Star In THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOG Photo VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ashley Park And More Star In THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues' seventh edition last night was one for the books! A group of the best actors in the business were paired with celebrated writers, who worked through Monday night to create unique pieces especially for them. From 6 PM on, 24 new monologues were published, one every 15 minutes.

Santino Fontana, Rita Wilson and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Photo Santino Fontana, Rita Wilson and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues has an incredible lineup in store for its seventh edition tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. A group of the best actors in the business have been paired with celebrated writers, who've worked through the night to create unique pieces especially for them.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Public Theater's 16th Annual Under The Radar Festival Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Public Theater's 16th Annual Under The Radar Festival
by Mati Ficara - Jan 9, 2020

The Public Theater just kicked off the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL last night, January 8. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place.

Lemon Andersen Videos

STAGE TUBE: Daveed Diggs, Javier Munoz, Adrienne Warren and More Reimagine Classic Tales in Verse for THE #BARS MEDLEY VOL 2
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2016

On September 5, 2016, more than 30 actors, writers and musicians came together in New York to reimagine 12 classic stories in verse. The stories were strung together as a medley in front of a packed house, scored live, and shot all in one take. Watch The #BARS Medley Vol 2 below, filmed live at The Public Theater!

VIDEO: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski Channel Donald Trump & More at Public Theater Gala
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 7, 2016

At last night's annual Shakespeare in the Park Public Theater Gala at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep channeled presidential candidate Donald Trump

STAGE TUBE: Interview with Lemon Andersen
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2012

Tony Award winner Lemon Andersen is the subject of the new documentary film, LEMON, which recently closed the 13th edition of the New York International Latino Film Festival. The poet/performer sat down with Univision News recently to speak about his film, writing idols, and what makes a good poet. Check out the video below.

STAGE TUBE: Trailer - LEMON, Lemon Andersen Documentary, to Air on PBS 10/19
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2012

Lemon, a new documentary about the acclaimed New York poet/playwright Lemon Andersen, will have its broadcast premiere on PBS as part of Latino Public Broadcasting's arts and culture series VOCES on Friday, October 19, 2012 from 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings), in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. Produced and directed by Laura Brownson and Beth Levison, Lemon is a Russell Simmons presentation in association with Impact Partners.

STAGE TUBE: Wendy Wasserstein on the Tony Honored TDF Open Doors Program
by Jessica Lewis - Mar 12, 2012

As previously reported, the Tony Award's Administration Committee has announced that Theatre Development Fund's Open Doors program will be among those honored with a special 2012 Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre.