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Nolan Doran is a Collaborative Theatre Artist (writer, director, and producer) who creates new works across theatre and film and is a 2019-2020 Dramatist Guild Foundation Musical Theatre Writing Fellow. Broadway credits: Co-Producer and Assistant Director for, "Head Over Heels" with songs of the Go-Go's, Associate Director for Michael Moore’s, “The Terms of My Surrender” and Assistant Director of the star studded one-night concert, "Stronger Together: Hillary on Broadway". He was the proud producer of, “The Golden Girls Musical Parody - Pride Edition” for World Pride at HERE. 

Current projects include: Co-Writer of the new musical, “The Lesson” with Avi Amon and Ty Defoe,  Co-Producer of, "The Museum of Broadway" for Spring of 2021, Producer of, “Artist for Change” for the Deomocratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

Original pieces include: “My Eclectic Life” at HERE, “Woody - A New Fairy Tale” (Main Street Musicals winner), “The Spectrum” (Azalea Film Festival winner), “The King” (L.A. Indie Film Festival winner) and music for Ayodele Casel's, “While I Have the Floor” (Spoleto Festival).  Doran holds an M.F.A. from The Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch.

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Museum of Broadway Extends SIX: THE ROYAL GALLERY Exhibit

The Museum of Broadway's newest special exhibit celebrating Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’s Tony Award®-winning hit Broadway musical, SIX, has been extended and will be on-view through April 28th.

Photos: Leslie Odom Jr. & PURLIE VICTORIOUS Company Host Conversation at Museum of Broadway

See photos of Leslie Odom Jr. and fellow Purlie Victorious cast/creatives at the Museum of Broadway.

Special Exhibit SIX: THE ROYAL GALLERY to Open at The Museum of Broadway

The Museum of Broadway will present its newest special exhibit celebrating Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’s Tony Award®-winning global smash hit Broadway musical, SIX.

Museum of Broadway Adds Costumes from Lea Michele & Ben Platt; New Exclusive Artifacts

Guests visiting the Museum of Broadway can view new artifacts including the “Don’t Rain On My Parade” costume worn by Lea Michele in Funny Girl and a suit worn by Ben Platt in the 2023 Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Musical Parade.

The Museum of Broadway Extends Special Exhibit Celebrating CHICAGO

ALL THAT JAZZ: The Legacy of CHICAGO the Musical, has been extended through October 30 at Museum of Broadway. Learn how to purchase tickets!

The 2023 Obie Awards Announce Judges & Eligibility

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) has announced its 2023 panel of judges and eligibility details for The Obie Awards. Now in its 67th year, the annual event, celebrating the best of Off and Off Off Broadway, is co-chaired by Obie-winning director David Mendizábal and veteran theater critic Melissa Rose Bernardo.

Museum of Broadway to Offer Educational Workshops and Resources for School Groups

The Museum of Broadway will begin offering onsite educational workshops and resources for school group visitors.

New Plays and Panel Discussions to Highlight Syracuse Stage's COLD READ FESTIVAL

Plays by Rogelio Martinez, Ty Defoe, Jessica Bashline and Craig Thornton highlight Syracuse Stage’s 2022/2023 Cold Read Festival of New Plays, Oct. 18 – 23.

Museum Of Broadway to Present THE AMERICAN THEATRE AS SEEN BY AL HIRSCHFELD as First Special Exhibit

The Museum of Broadway has announced the first special exhibit that will be featured in the Museum, The American Theatre as seen by Hirschfeld, curated by David Leopold, Creative Director of The Al Hirschfeld Foundation.

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS

The star-studded New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical, Into the Woods, officially opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of all of the stars on the red carpet here!

Work by David Rockwell, Bunny Christie & More to be Featured in The Museum of Broadway

Today, The Museum of Broadway announced a group of featured artists who have designed various rooms and exhibits within the Museum, as well as their team of expert curators. Tickets will go on sale on June 14th. 

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES

Yale Repertory Theatre will conclude its 2022 season with Between Two Knees. The play, written by the intertribal sketch comedy troupe The 1491s and directed by Eric Ting, is presented with Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Between Two Knees will be performed May 12–June 4 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).

JMF Writers Grove at Goodspeed Announces 30 Participants

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals will return to the Goodspeed campus January 31 - February 27, 2022 after being virtual in 2021.

Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López & More Join NYPL's I'M STLL HERE Benefit

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts announced today that Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López, Susan Stroman, Marisha Wallace, and Christopher Wheeldon have joined the growing list of Broadway stars participating in I'm Still Here: A Virtual Benefit for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, airing June 23, 2021 on Broadway On Demand at 8pm EST and 8pm PST. The fundraiser will help raise critical funds for the Library for the Performing Arts' beloved Theatre Division as it celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.

NYPL Billy Rose Theatre Division Will Celebrate 90 Years with I'M STILL HERE Virtual Benefit

I'm Still Here, a new virtual benefit for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Division, will stream on Broadway On Demand on June 23. The evening is a celebration of the division's 90th Anniversary, and the 50th  Anniversary of its beloved Theatre on Film and Tape Archive and will honor Harold Prince and George C. Wolfe. 

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host Residencies for 23 Writers of Nine New Musicals

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong in-person residencies for 23 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals between June 27 and August 29.  Writers include Tony-nominee Beth Malone, Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls; Jonathan Larson winners Avi Amon, Sara Cooper, Ty Defoe, and Anna Jacobs and more.

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosts Residencies For 23 Writers Of Nine New Musicals

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong in-person residencies for 23 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals between June 27 and August 29.

Tiger Brown, Kathy Liu & Mayte Natalio Join New York Theatre Barn's Hybrid Choreography Lab

New York Theatre Barn will present its first Choreography Lab of 2021,1 Show/3 Choreographers, on Wednesday, May 19th, at 7PM EST. Taking inspiration from theatrical television events, this lab will be streamed live from Broadway Dance Center in New York City.

Lorin Latarro, Denis Jones and JoAnn M. Hunter to Serve as Mentors for New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab

New York Theatre Barn will present its first Choreography Lab of 2021, 1 Show/3 Choreographers, on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 at 7PM EDT. Three choreographers will be chosen to create conceptual choreography for a new musical in development called The Lesson.

20 Writers and New Works Announced For 2021 Johnny Mercer Writers Grove at Goodspeed

This year's Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals is going virtual! In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 20 established and emerging composers, lyricists and librettists representing 11 new musicals will gather in a unique virtual space April 18 – May 1, 2021.

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