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Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APP Photo Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APPOINTMENT
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 20, 2023

Lightning Rod Special presents a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment. The production had its opening night recently, and stars attended include Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and more. Check out photos here!

Playwright Shayok Misha Chowdhury Receives 2022 Mark O'Donnell Prize Photo Playwright Shayok Misha Chowdhury Receives 2022 Mark O'Donnell Prize
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022

The Entertainment Community Fund and Playwrights Horizons announced that New York City playwright Shayok Misha Chowdhury is the 2022 recipient of The Mark O’Donnell Prize, an annual prize presented to an emerging theater artist in recognition of her or his talent and promise.

World Premiere of Bangla/English Bilingual Play PUBLIC OBSCENITIES to be Presented at Photo World Premiere of Bangla/English Bilingual Play PUBLIC OBSCENITIES to be Presented at Soho Rep in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2022

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project will present Public Obscenities, a bilingual play performed in Bangla and English from writer-director Shayok Misha Chowdhury, co-commissioned and produced by the two organizations, February 15-March 26, 2023.

Lightning Rod Special to Present Return Engagement of THE APPOINTMENT at WP Theater i Photo Lightning Rod Special to Present Return Engagement of THE APPOINTMENT at WP Theater in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022

Lightning Rod Special will present a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment, lead written by Alice Yorke (SPEECH), Eva Steinmetz (SIGN FELT!), Scott R. Sheppard (Underground Railroad Game), and Alex Bechtel (The Light Princess).

The People's Light Panto to Return With ALICE IN WONDERLAND in November Photo The People's Light Panto to Return With ALICE IN WONDERLAND in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

A beloved holiday tradition will return to People’s Light with the world premiere of Alice in Wonderland: A Musical Panto. Alice in Wonderland: A Musical Panto runs November 16 through January 1 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage.

Page 73 Announces Playwriting Fellowship Semifinalists Photo Page 73 Announces Playwriting Fellowship Semifinalists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Page 73 has announced 13 semifinalists for the 2023 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. The selected playwright will be Page 73’s 20th Fellow, honored during the organization’s 25th anniversary year.

Vineyard Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Three World Premieres Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Three World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced the company’s upcoming 40th Anniversary Season which will include three world-premiere productions. Kicking off the season will be David Cale’s Sandra, which reunites Cale and director Leigh Silverman following the acclaimed Harry Clarke, which premiered at the Vineyard in 2017.

Indie Rock Musical WEIGHTLESS to Play Limited Off-Broadway Engagement at WP Theater i Photo Indie Rock Musical WEIGHTLESS to Play Limited Off-Broadway Engagement at WP Theater in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Weightless¬†will play a limited engagement from¬†September 17‚ÄďOctober 16, 2022¬†at WP Theater, with support from¬†piece by piece productions. The off-Broadway stage premiere of this soaring and dynamic indie rock musical follows the smash success of¬†Weightless¬†on screen, which was reconceived for film and live-streamed by WP in a limited run in 2021.

FringeArts Announces Full Details For 2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Photo FringeArts Announces Full Details For 2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022

FringeArts has announced the full roster of programming for the 26th Annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival, a city-wide celebration of progressive, world-class art that expands the imagination and boldly defies expectations. The Festival will take place on September 8 through October 2.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Open Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival This Month Photo MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Open Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

William Shakespeare's joyous and popular comedy Much Ado About Nothing will open at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theatre on the campus of DeSales University. The show previews July 13 and 14, opens July 15, and runs through August 7 in the Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts.

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24-Hour, Neighborhood Play Festival AFTER LAST CALL... to Benefit Rainbow Railroad Videoplay
24-Hour, Neighborhood Play Festival AFTER LAST CALL... to Benefit Rainbow Railroad

by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

Two recent graduates of The University of the Arts are hitting the ground running and producing a 24-hour, neighborhood, new play festival to support Rainbow Railroad.

24-Hour, Neighborhood Play Festival AFTER LAST CALL... to Benefit Rainbow Railroad Videoplay
24-Hour, Neighborhood Play Festival AFTER LAST CALL... to Benefit Rainbow Railroad

by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Two recent graduates of The University of the Arts are hitting the ground running and producing a 24-hour, neighborhood, new play festival to support Rainbow Railroad.


Lightning Rod Special Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Lightning Rod Special written?
Lightning Rod Special has written 1 shows including Underground Railroad Game (Creator).