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Oren Safdie Returns to Montreal With BEYOND KEN DRYDEN

Critically acclaimed playwright Oren Safdie will return to Montreal with the world premiere of Beyond Ken Dryden, a solo show about a boy's idolization of his sports hero Ken Dryden and the Montreal Canadiens as his own family and the province of Quebec are coming apart.
Urban Stages to Present 15th Annual WINTER RHYTHMS Featuring 22 Shows and Over 100 Performers

Join Urban Stages for the 15th Annual WINTER RHYTHMS 2023, featuring 22 shows, over 11 days, and more than 100 performers. From cabaret to jazz and everything in between, this award-winning series is a must-see event for music and performance lovers. Don't miss out on this spectacular showcase!
Palm Beach Dramaworks to Present THE PERLBERG FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents the Perlberg Festival of New Plays, featuring a lineup of exciting new works. Don't miss this opportunity to experience innovative and thought-provoking theater.
Karen Akers, Trezana Beverley & More to Take Part in Urban Stages' 39th Annual Benefit STORIES & SONGS

Urban Stages will present its 39th annual benefit, taking place on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023 starting a 6:30pm at the legendary club The Players - 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC. 
Oren Safdie's FACADE to Have First Public Reading at Urban Stages in April

Oren Safdie's FACADE will have its first reading at Urban Stages on April 16th.
News: WINTER RHYTHMS at Urban Stages Releases Full Lineup

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 ELEANOR AND ALICE

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

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

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

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 Stages' 38th Annual Benefit

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

New this season and in keeping with the company's mandate, Infinithéâtre 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.
Infinithéâtre Announces Winner of Write-On-Q! Playwriting Competition

Every year Infinithéâtre seeks innovative and challenging new works by dedicated Québec and Indigenous playwrights for their Write-On-Q! Québec 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 Québec. 
Infinitheatre Announces New Artistic Director, Zach Fraser

Zach Fraser will take the helm of Infinithéâtre 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.
Infinithéâtre Presents Infinite Playwrights' Chat Room

Infinithéâtre Artistic Director Guy Sprung is delighted with the response to the first three plays in the series, The Infinite Playwrights' Chat Room, where members of the public across Canada are invited to participate online in the development of exciting new plays. Once a week, a different script of a work-in-progress from Québec playwrights is released.
 Infinithéâtre Opens Its Play Development To The Public

Infinithéâtre is inviting members of the public across Canada to The Infinite Playwrights' Chat Room to participate online in the development of a series of exciting new plays. Once a week, a different script of a work-in-progress from six Québec playwrights will be released. If the synopsis of the play intrigues you or you enjoy reading early work and being part of the process, they are looking for your input to help develop and write the next draft. The Infinite Playwrights' Chat Room runs Thursdays, May 14-June 25.
Trezana Beverley Will Direct a Staged Performace Of Oren Safdie's COLOR BLIND At Center For Architecture

Oren Safdie, a nationally celebrated playwright of contemporary architecture culture, will have his play, Color Blind, presented as a staged performance at the Center for Architecture in New York. The play was featured at the 2019 Symposium on Race & Architecture at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and recently won the Kevin Tierney Prize for best new English language play in Quebec.
Infinithéâtre Presents PIPELINE, an Annual Series of Free Public Play Readings

Every year Infinithéâtre proudly presents a selection of its newest discoveries in PIPELINE, an annual series of free public play readings where the audience takes centre stage, offering valuable feedback that furthers script development and helps choose future seasons. Guy Sprung, Infinithéâtre's artistic director, invites the public to be part of the excitement and share their views from Thursday, December 5 to Saturday, December 7 at the Rialto Studio and Sunday, December 8 at KIN Gallery.
Infinithéâtre Announces Season 22--WRITE FROM THE HEART OF QUEBEC

Continuing their mandate to showcase outstanding new plays that come from and speak to Québeckers, Infinithéâtre (IT) Artistic Director Guy Sprung is proud to present Season 22,
Akie Kotabe to Lead UK Premier Reading Of Oren Safdie's COLOR BLIND

Akie Kotabe, star of Emmy Winning series Man in the High Castle, joins Tunji Lucas, Stanley J Browne, Alana Maria, Naomi McDonald and Mac McDonald - best known for his role as Captain Hollister in Red Dwarf - in a reading of Oren Safdie's latest play Color Blind at the Potemkin Theatre.

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