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Manhattan Theatre Club Reveals New Sloan Playwrighting Commissions & Evening of Excerpts at the American Museum of Natural History

The latest recipients have been announced for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions for new theatrical works surrounding themes of science, math, and technology.

David Adjmi's STEREOPHONIC, With Songs by Arcade Fire's Will Butler, to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons

Don't miss out on STEREOPHONIC, a phenomenal play with music by Will Butler of Arcade Fire, exclusively at Playwrights Horizons. Find out the dates and book your tickets now for this unforgettable theatrical experience.

THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT by Michael R. Jackson, Larissa FastHorse, Bruce Norris & More to Premiere at Federal Hall

Federal Hall Conservancy and National Park Service will present their production of The Democracy Project, a new site-specific play at Federal Hall National Memorial.

Soho Rep's 2023 Gala Will Honor Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

For its 2023 Spring Fête, Soho Rep will honor Obie winner, MacArthur Fellow, two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, and Soho Rep board member Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, in a performance-packed evening directed by Raja Feather Kelly.

Jessica Chastain to Lead THE SAVANT on Apple TV+

After finishing her Broadway run in A Doll's House on Broadway, Oscar winner Jessica Chastain will star in “The Savant,” a new, eight-episode limited series on Apple TV+. Chastain will executive produce through Freckle Films, and FIFTH SEASON (“Severance,” “Chief of War,” “Lady in the Lake”). The storyline and character details are under wraps

Michael Kostroff to Star in Itamar Moses Comedy THE WHISTLEBLOWER at Theater Wit

Theater Wit will present The Whistleblower, the newest play by Tony Award-winner Itamar Moses, author of The Band’s Visit, winner of ten 2018 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere to Begin Previews Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin will now begin preview performances on Wednesday, February 8, at New York City Center – Stage I.

Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats & More to Star in THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club

The full cast has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming world premiere, The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets and more!

James Ijames and Lloyd Suh to be Honored With 2022 Steinberg Playwright Awards

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust has announced the names of the two outstanding early-to-mid-career playwrights who will be celebrated with 2022 Steinberg Playwright Awards in the amount of $100,000 each.  This year’s recipients of the “Mimi” Awards are James Ijames and Lloyd Suh. 

Mia Chung's CATCH AS CATCH CAN to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in October

Playwrights Horizons will present Mia Chung’s Catch as Catch Can, directed by Daniel Aukin, running October 14 - November 20 and opening November 1.

HURRICANE DIANE To Make Chicago Debut at Theater Wit

Hurricane Diane is surging toward its Chicago debut, June 17-July 31, 2022 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.

BWW Review: PLACEBO at Out Of Pocket Productions

After a successful play reading in 2017 and a long hiatus due to COVID (for more of the backstory, see Jeff Siuda's director's note), Out of Pocket Productions is finally presenting 'Placebo', a quirky and thought-provoking play by Melissa James Gibson, at Rochester's MuCCC.

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2022–2023 season. Brought together amidst the easing of a reality-altering pandemic —during which desire for a “return to normal” began to feel at once futile and shortsighted—the lineup consists of five works that consider and radically challenge the very idea of normalcy.


Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has announced Federal Hall: The Democracy Project with Larissa FastHorse, Michael R. Jackson, and Bruce Norris on April 4, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Michael R. Jackson's A STRANGE LOOP Event Announced at Works & Process at the Guggenheim

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has announced an addition to the 21/22 season with Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, featuring Raja Feather Kelly, Stephen Brackett, and Rona Siddiqui on April 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm.

Photos: Netflix Shares THE ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL First Look Images

Netflix has released first look images from The Anatomy of a Scandal,  new psychological thriller based on the international bestselling novel of the same name by Sarah Vaughan. The film features Sienna Miller (American Sniper), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), Rupert Friend (The French Dispatch), Naomi Scott (Aladdin, Charlie's Angels), and more.

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Announces Spring 2022 Season

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has announced its spring 2022 season Featuring Commissions Celebrating New York's Modern, Street, and Vernacular Dance and Beatbox artists, and World Premiere of Third Bird by Isaac Mizrahi, Nico Muhly, and John Heginbotham.

Matthew Freeman Named Winner Of 2021 Kesselring Prize

The National Arts Club has announced Brooklyn-based playwright Matthew Freeman as recipient of the 2021 Kesselring Prize.

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon and More as Artists-in-Residence

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced its 2020 Artists-in-Residence: Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon, Michael R. Jackson, Sylvia Khoury, Martyna Majok and Tyne Rafaeli.

Netflix Announces ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL Suspenseful Anthology Series

Netflix announces 'Anatomy of a Scandal' suspenseful anthology series based on international bestseller.


Melissa James Gibson has written 2 shows including Post Office (Lyricist), What Rhymes With America (Playwright).

Melissa James Gibson has been nominated for the Playwriting category at the Obie Awards.

Melissa James Gibson has won the Playwriting category at the Obie Awards.

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