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Nancy Redman's A SEANCE WITH MOM to Return to Chain Studio Theatre Beginning Next Month

Eighteen séances in April, May and June did not do the trick, so award-winning actress/playwright/comedian Nancy Redman will join forces with iconic director Austin Pendleton for 18 more sessions of 'A  Séance With Mom' from August 21 to September 3 at Chain Studio Theatre.

A SEANCE WITH MOM Returns Next Month

 Eighteen séances in April, May and June did not do the trick, so award-winning actress/playwright/comedian Nancy Redman will join forces with iconic director Austin Pendleton for 18 more sessions of 'A Séance With Mom' from August 21 to September 3 at Chain Studio Theatre.

A SEANCE WITH MOM Adds Performances At Chain Studio Theatre

Four April seances did not do the trick, so Award winning actress/playwright/comedian NANCY REDMAN joins forces with iconic director AUSTIN PENDLETON for more sessions of 'A SEANCE WITH MOM'.

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Departure Of Artistic Director Mark Lamos In January 2024

Mark Lamos will step down as Westport Country Playhouse artistic director after 15 seasons, effective January 15, 2024.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Reading Of New Comedy/Mystery BAD ACCENTS

Westport Country Playhouse will present the comedy/mystery, “Bad Accents,” the first reading in the 2023 New Works at the Playhouse Series, on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m.  The new play is written by Matthew Greene and directed by Liam Lonegan, Playhouse assistant artistic director. The audience is invited to meet the playwright and director in the lobby following the performance.

Nancy Redman Stars In A SEANCE WITH MOM At Chain Studio Theatre, April 20-23

Award winning actress/playwright/comedian Nancy Redman  joins forces with iconic director Austin Pendleton for their fourth collaboration, 'A SEANCE WITH MOM'.

Westport Country Playhouse Adds More Shows To 2023 Season

Westport Country Playhouse has announced the addition to its 2023 season of more Script in Hand playreadings, New Works playreadings, Family Festivities presentations, and Mic in Hand musical events, a new spin-off of the Script in Hand series.

Westport Country Playhouse Commissions Three Playwrights to Develop New Works

Westport Country Playhouse has announced the first formal group of commissioned playwrights in the theater’s 91-year history: Matthew Greene, Monet Hurst-Mendoza, and Johnny G. Lloyd.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents New Work CULTURE SHOCK

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative will present the second play in its 2021 season with a virtual workshop of “Culture Shock,” written by Gloria Majule, and directed by Taylor Reynolds, on Wednesday, July 14.

Westport Country Playhouse's 2021 New Works Initiative Season Begins Today

Westport Country Playhouse’s New Works Initiative begins its 2021 season with a virtual workshop of ““The Immaculate Perfection of F---ing and Bleeding in the Gender Neutral Bathroom of an Upper-Middle Class High School,” written by Daniel Halpern and directed by Margot Bordelon, on Wednesday and Thursday, May 26 and 27.

West End Stars Celebrate New Writing In Online Concert For Stiles + Drewe's Best New Song Prize

The winner of the 2020 annual Stiles and Drewe Best New Song Prize will be announced during a 'virtual concert' and online ceremony on Sunday 5 July.

LiveRead@SDA will Launch its 2020 Season with CARRY ME

LiveRead@SDA will launch its 2020 season with CARRY ME, a new musical written by Kira Stone (The Light Rail, Salem) and Matthew Greene (Thousand Pines, Gregorian). LiveRead@SDA, a developmental series at The USC School of Dramatic Arts, was created to cultivate and provide critical support for the creation of innovative and contemporary new works for the American theatre.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At New Theatre Productions Via Shark Tank Style Pitches!

Apples and Oranges Arts' #THEatreACCELERATOR, an immersive musical theatre development accelerator for promising storytellers, culminates in a live Shark-Tank-style pitch session where participants present their shows to theatre and tech industry veterans including Broadway producer Deborah Barrera, tech and Broadway media entrepreneur Robert Diamond, director/choreographer/performer Galen Hooks, investor and producer Frank Kavanaugh, investor Jonathan Ledden, producer Laura Wagner, tech startup coach and Broadway investor Alisa Cohn and multi-hyphenate entrepreneur Cindy Convery.

Photo Coverage: Songwriter Daniel Abrahamson Brings SECOND DATE to Birdland Theater

Musical Theater Songwriter Daniel Abrahamson's Showcase at the Birdland Theater in NYC

Meet the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL- Now in Previews on Broadway!

You oughtta know that Jagged Little Pill is officially in preview son Broadway!  The new musical is inspired by the themes and raw emotions laid bare in Alanis Morissette's seminal album of the same name. The Healys appear to be a picture-perfect suburban family - but looks can be deceiving. When the cracks beneath the surface begin to show, they must choose between maintaining the status quo or facing harsh truths about themselves, their community, and the world around them.

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative Continues in July and August

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative continues its 2019 season with readings of a?oeThe Splittinga?? by Serena Berman, directed by Jake Beckhard, in July, and a?oeStarter Pistol,a?? written by Michael Gotch and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director, in August. 

Project Springboard Announces 2019 Residencies, A NATION GROOVES: A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF HIP-HOP And THE QUIET WORLD

Mara Isaacs, Director of Project Springboard: Developing Dance Musicals, today announced the recipients of the third annual residency awards: A Nation Grooves: A People's History of Hip-Hop, led by Kambi Gathesha (creator, director, choreographer), and Sinan Zafar (sound design, sonic dramaturgy); and The Quiet World, led by Charles Sutton (director, choreographer), Will Van Dyke (composer), and Matthew Greene (book). Both projects will be in residence June 10-28, 2019 in New York City.

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative Continues In Fourth Consecutive Year

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative (NWI) continues in its fourth consecutive year of developing new plays and musicals with playwrights, directors, and other artists, culminating in readings before an invited audience. The NWI 2019 Season kicked off on Wednesday, June 12, with a private reading of the new play, "form of a girl unknown," written by Charly Evon Simpson, and directed by Melissa Crespo. 

BWW Interview: Orange is The New Black's KELLY McANDREW

Kelly McAndrew delivers three incredible performances as grieving moms.

Westport Country Playhouse Offers Discounted Tickets To First Responders For THOUSAND PINES

Westport Country Playhouse is offering $15 tickets to First Responders to attend the world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," playing now through November 17.  Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the production is a story of common humanity, healing, and forgiveness. First Responders include police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and healthcare professionals.  First Responders' discounted tickets are available only by calling the Playhouse box office at 203-227-4177.

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