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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Regional (US), 2004]
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Leadership Initiative Project Welcomes Fall '22 Cohort Photo Leadership Initiative Project Welcomes Fall '22 Cohort
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2022

Following the success of its inaugural cohort in the summer of 2022, the Leadership Initiative Project is introducing the participants of the program's second iteration, which kicks off on October 10.

TheatreWorks Announces 52nd Season Including Two World Premieres Photo TheatreWorks Announces 52nd Season Including Two World Premieres
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at TheatreWorks.org.

​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Seas Photo ​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 

TheaterWorks Hartford Announces 2022 NEW WORK FESTIVAL With Plays by Brooke Berman, J Photo TheaterWorks Hartford Announces 2022 NEW WORK FESTIVAL With Plays by Brooke Berman, James Anthony Tyler & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

This free festival, running May 16–22, explores and celebrates new voices in American Theater. With workshops, a panel discussion, and talk-backs—both in-person and online—the New Work Festival strengthens TheaterWorks Hartford’s commitment to the development of important new plays.

Theaterworks Hartford to Stage NEW WORK FESTIVAL Photo Theaterworks Hartford to Stage NEW WORK FESTIVAL
by Marissa Tomeo - May 3, 2022

TheaterWorks Hartford is thrilled to present the 2022 edition of its New Work Festival. This free festival, running May 16–22, explores and celebrates new voices in American Theater. With workshops, a panel discussion, and talk-backs—both in-person and online—the New Work Festival strengthens TheaterWorks Hartford’s commitment to the development of important new plays. Participants include playwrights Brooke Berman, Melissa Crespo & Sarah Saltwick, Terry Guest, and James Anthony Tyler who are joined by directors Shariffa Ali, Michael Barakiva, Mikael Burke, and Caitlin Sullivan. Reservations are required and can be made at www.twhartford.org.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, April 26- with Neil Patrick Harris, Mandy Gonzalez, an Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, April 26- with Neil Patrick Harris, Mandy Gonzalez, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 26, 2021

Today (April 26) in live streaming: the first episode of Broadway's Masked Singer, Live at the Lortel with Sydney Harcourt, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, April 12- with Kelli O'Hara, Adam Jacobs, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, April 12- with Kelli O'Hara, Adam Jacobs, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 12, 2021

Today (April 12) in live streaming: Broadway unites for Arts for Autism, Douglas Lyons is Live at the Lortel, and more!

Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Robert Cuccioli & More to Star in PARADIS Photo Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Robert Cuccioli & More to Star in PARADISE LOST Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, adapted and directed by Michael Barakiva. Presented in two parts, this event will feature Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Stephen Bel Davies, Sheldon Best, Gisela Chípe, Robert Cuccioli and more.

Hangar Theatre Promotes Shirley Serotsky to Artistic Director Photo Hangar Theatre Promotes Shirley Serotsky to Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2021

The Hangar Theatre has announced that Shirley Serotsky has been named Artistic Director. Serotsky served as the Hangar Theatre Associate Artistic Director and Education Director from September 2019 to October 2020, and as Interim Artistic Director from October 2020 to the present.

Hangar Theatre Company Presents Free Virtual Play DEAR HOPE Photo Hangar Theatre Company Presents Free Virtual Play DEAR HOPE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

At 7:30 PM EST on Sunday, November 1, the Hangar Theatre Company will present a virtual stream of a new play, Dear Hope, by Joy Peskin, directed by Michael Barakiva. The performance is free, with registration required.