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Oren Safdie's FACADE to Have First Public Reading at Urban Stages in April Photo Oren Safdie's FACADE to Have First Public Reading at Urban Stages in April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 27, 2023

Oren Safdie's FACADE will have its first reading at Urban Stages on April 16th.

News: WINTER RHYTHMS at Urban Stages Releases Full Lineup Photo News: WINTER RHYTHMS at Urban Stages Releases Full Lineup
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 27, 2022

URBAN STAGE's annual Winter Rhythms cabaret series has announced the full run-down of shows and acts to play in the 2022 season

Urban Stages to Host Special Post Show Conversations Following Performances of ELEANO Photo Urban Stages to Host Special Post Show Conversations Following Performances of ELEANOR AND ALICE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

Award-winning Off-Broadway theater, Urban Stages, will host several special post-show conversations following performances of Eleanor and Alice: Conversations Between Two Remarkable Roosevelts by Ellen Abrams and directed by Urban Stages Founder/Artistic Director Frances Hill.

Urban Stages Adds Performance of GRATITUDE by Oren Safdie Photo Urban Stages Adds Performance of GRATITUDE by Oren Safdie
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed play GRATITUDE written by playwright Oren Safdie, and directed by Maria Mileaf, will add an additional performance on Monday, June 27 at 7:30 PM.

Oren Safdie's GRATITUDE Begins Performances This Weekend at Urban Stages Photo Oren Safdie's GRATITUDE Begins Performances This Weekend at Urban Stages
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Oren Safdie (Unseamly at Urban Stages) will get a New York premiere of his newest play, when Urban Stages presents MainLine Theatre’s (Amy Blackmore, Artistic Director) production of  GRATITUDE.

New York Premiere of Oren Safdie's GRATITUDE to be Presented at Urban Stages Photo New York Premiere of Oren Safdie's GRATITUDE to be Presented at Urban Stages
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Playwright Oren Safdie will get a New York premiere of his newest play, Urban Stages presents MainLine Theatre’s (Amy Blackmore, Artistic Director) production of  GRATITUDE. Directed by Maria Mileaf, performances will begin on June 5 in advance of its opening night on Thursday, June 8, and will run through June 30, 2022.

Reed Birney, Terence Archie, Nikki M. James & A.J. Shively to be Honored at Urban Sta Photo Reed Birney, Terence Archie, Nikki M. James & A.J. Shively to be Honored at Urban Stages' 38th Annual Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

This year’s honorees have all starred on the Urban Stages stage during their careers and include Tony Award winner Reed Birney will be presented with Urban Stages’ Luminary Award and Terence Archie, Nikki M. James, and AJ Shively will receive a mid-career award.

First Annual THE-WRITE-STUFF Playwriting Competition For Youth Photo First Annual THE-WRITE-STUFF Playwriting Competition For Youth
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2021

New this season and in keeping with the company's mandate, Infinith√©√Ętre Artistic Director Zach Fraser and Oren Safdie, Head of New Play Development, have announced the creation of The-Write-Stuff playwriting competition for youth, to be awarded annually to the best new play by an emerging writer aged 12-18. The winner will receive $500; submissions open April 1, 2021.

Infinith√©√Ętre Announces Winner of Write-On-Q! Playwriting Competition Photo Infinith√©√Ętre Announces Winner of Write-On-Q! Playwriting Competition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2020

Every year¬†Infinith√©√Ętre¬†seeks innovative and challenging new works by dedicated Qu√©bec and Indigenous playwrights¬†for their¬†Write-On-Q!¬†Qu√©bec playwriting competition.¬†This is the only Canadian theatre company with a playwriting prize that awards the substantial sum of $5000, and the biggest literary prize in Qu√©bec.¬†

Infinitheatre Announces New Artistic Director, Zach Fraser Photo Infinitheatre Announces New Artistic Director, Zach Fraser
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2020

Zach Fraser will¬†take the helm of Infinith√©√Ętre as the second artistic director in the company's 22-year history. He and founding Artistic Director Guy Sprung look forward to working together during this busy transitional time. Joining the team are Ellen David as Artistic Producer and Oren Safdie as Head of New Play Development.

Oren Safdie Videos

VIDEO: First Look At THINGS TO DO IN MUNICH In Arkansas Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look At THINGS TO DO IN MUNICH In Arkansas

by Alan Henry - Nov 2, 2018

Five Time New York Times Critics' Pick Playwright OREN SAFDIE Returns To Arkansas Public Theatre to deliver a jaw-rattling ride through the city of Munich (c.1974) as a Holocaust survivor journeys back to his birth city in an attempt to carry out his mother's last wishes and reunite her with her deceased husband.