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New Book Urges Performers To Get BACK TO THE BODY

Back to the Body: Infusing Physical Life into Characters in Theatre and Film is a groundbreaking new book by renowned acting coaches Jean Louis Rodrigue and Scott Weintraub with industry techniques used by actors like Margot Robbie and Ke Huy Quan to create unforgettable performances.

Gulfshore Playhouse Has Announced Their 2020-21 Season

Gulfshore Playhouse is celebrating its 16th season with powerful and prescient dramas, hilarious comedies, a moving musical, stirring new works and esteemed classics The 2020-21season has just been announced and includes:

Gulfshore Playhouse Has Announced its 2020-21 Season

Gulfshore Playhouse is celebrating its 16th season with powerful and prescient dramas, hilarious comedies, a moving musical, stirring new works and esteemed classics The 2020-21season has just been announced and includes:

BWW Interview: Nancy Rademeyer, Jeff Brooker & Sue Diepeveen on THE SYRINGA TREE at The Drama Factory

THE SYRINGA TREE is a 2019 Standard Bank Ovation Award winner at the National Arts Festival. I was lucky enough to catch a performance at NAF and this production blew me away. It's a very good thing that this production is coming to Cape Town now and more people will get a chance to see this beautiful piece of theatre.

THE SYRINGA TREE Comes to The Drama Factory

As relevant today as it was for its debut 20 years ago, this rendition of The Syringa Tree is touchingly heartbreaking and beautiful. At its debut at the National Arts Festival this year, it received a Standard Bank Ovation Award and was heralded in the Spotlight newspaper as 'fast paced and well polished.'

THE STONE WITCH to Begin Performances Off-Broadway on Monday 3/12

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott Newsome, in association with Alec Seymour, present the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence).  Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement atThe Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).  Opening Night is Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM.

Dan Lauria to Lead the Off-Broadway Cast of THE STONE WITCH

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott J. Newsome, have announced, today, the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence). Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement at The Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Opening Night is set for Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM.

Skylight Theatre Company to Begin Accepting PlayLab Submissions Tomorrow

The award-winning Skylight Theatre Company will be accepting applications for the 4th round of its well-regarded Skylight PlayLab, headed by renowned playwright and screenwriter Shem Bitterman. Interested playwrights from the Southern California area can apply from December 15, 2015 until January 31, 2016 for the upcoming 2016/17 Season.

THE SYRINGA TREE to Run 9/26-27 at USC's Drayton Hall Theatre

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will present a special two-night only performance of The Syringa Tree, the award-winning apartheid era memory play by Pamela Gien, September 26-27 at Drayton Hall Theatre.

Theatre Horizon to Open 10th Season with THE SYRINGA TREE, 10/16-11/9

Theatre Horizon begins its 10th Anniversary season by taking audiences into South Africa during Apartheid with Pamela Gien's renowned memory play, The Syringa Tree. This lovely work is set to run October 16-November 9. It opens Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. All shows are performed at Theatre Horizon's home space at 401 Dekalb Street. Tickets cost $20-$38. Discounts are available for students and senior citizens. Free tickets are also available for Norristown residents with proof of residency. Tickets are available online at theatrehorizon.org or by phone at 610-283-2230.

Theatre Horizon Sets 10th Anniversary Season: INTO THE WOODS, THE SYRINGA TREE & IN THE BLOOD

Theatre Horizon unveils its 10th Anniversary Season, the third in its home at 401 Dekalb Street. This year, the theatre sets out to showcase works that deal with apartheid in South Africa, adulthood through a fairy tale, and homelessness. The season will include Pamela Gien's The Syringa Tree, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into The Woods, and Suzan-Lori Park's In The Blood. In conjunction with In The Blood, the theatre is conducting a county-wide project called Imagine No Homelessness. This thrilling season begins in October and runs through May. Subscriptions run between $62-$108 and are available online at www.theatrehorizon.org.

IN A DARK HOUSE Opens 7/26 at Matrix Theatre

Two estranged brothers face off in search of the truth about the troubled legacy of their shared past. Larry Moss directs the Los Angeles premiere of In A Dark Dark House by Neil LaBute, opening July 26 at the Matrix Theatre.

ATC to Present HOLDING THE MAN at Matrix Theatre, 5/10-6/29

Writer, actor and activist Timothy Conigrave's best-selling memoir (winner of the United Nations Human Rights Award for Non-Fiction and listed as one of the '100 Favorite Australian Books' by the Australian Society of Authors) is one of Australia's great love stories. The stage version by Tommy Murphy captures all its special magic. Producers Nick Hardcastle and Nate Jones launch their newly formed Australian Theatre Company with the Los Angeles premiere of Holding the Man, featuring an all-Australian cast and directed by veteran Hollywood acting coach Larry Moss. Opening night is May 10 at the Matrix Theatre.

Horizon Theatre Presents World Premiere of Suehyla El-Attar's THIRD COUNTRY, Now thru 10/20

The world comes to a small Southern town in Horizon Theatre Company's World Premiere of Third Country by Suehyla El-Attar. The play, directed by Horizon Co-Artistic Director Lisa Adler, is inspired by the Clarkston, Georgia community where thousands of refugees have been resettled over the last decade. In addition to the production, Horizon is partnering with more than 20 local organizations to bring this story to life through post-show discussions, opportunities to meet the people who inspired the play, special events, and a marketplace for refugee-made goods.

Horizon Theatre to Present World Premiere of Suehyla El-Attar's THIRD COUNTRY, 9/20-10/20

The world comes to a small Southern town in Horizon Theatre Company's World Premiere of Third Country by Suehyla El-Attar. The play, directed by Horizon Co-Artistic Director Lisa Adler, is inspired by the Clarkston, Georgia community where thousands of refugees have been resettled over the last decade. In addition to the production, Horizon is partnering with more than 20 local organizations to bring this story to life through post-show discussions, opportunities to meet the people who inspired the play, special events, and a marketplace for refugee-made goods.

THE WAFFLE PALACE Returns to Horizon Theatre, Beginning Today

After a sold-out world premiere production last summer, Larry Larson and Eddie Levi Lee's The Waffle Palace: Smothered, Covered and Scattered 24/7/365 returns to Horizon Theatre for an open run starting tonight, January 11, 2013. ArtsATL praised the show as "an easy-to-eat mixture of the funny, familiar, corny, nostalgic, and odd," perfect for theatre-goers and Waffle House regulars alike.

THE WAFFLE PALACE Returns to Horizon Theatre, Beginning 1/11

After a sold-out world premiere production last summer, Larry Larson and Eddie Levi Lee's The Waffle Palace: Smothered, Covered and Scattered 24/7/365 returns to Horizon Theatre for an open run starting January 11, 2013. ArtsATL praised the show as "an easy-to-eat mixture of the funny, familiar, corny, nostalgic, and odd," perfect for theatre-goers and Waffle House regulars alike.

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in 'When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments),' for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia.

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite for 'When Everything Was Possible' Concert Tonight, 4/29

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments), for one night only tonight, April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They are joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong provides lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia.

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in 'When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments),' for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia.

Pamela Gien FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Pamela Gien has been nominated for several awards for her work in the Broadway show "The Syringa Tree." She was nominated for the John Gassner Playwriting Award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Additionally, she received nominations for Outstanding Solo Performance at both the Outer Critics Circle Awards and the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in "The Syringa Tree."

Pamela Gien has won the Outstanding Solo Performance award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in The Syringa Tree. She has also won the Outstanding Solo Performance award at the Drama Desk Awards for the same show.

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