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Interview: Playwright Nandita Shenoy and ESSPY at NJ Rep

New Jersey Repertory Company (NJRep) will kick off its 27th season with the world premiere of Nandita Shenoy’s ESSPY, directed by Peter J. Kuo.  The world premiere play will begin shows on February 22 and run through March 17.

Mile Square Theatre to Offer Discounted Tickets to THE CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

Find out more about how to get discounted tickets to 'THE CHRISTMAS TREE FARM' at Mile Square Theatre here!

Mile Square Theatre to Present 7TH INNING STRETCH in June

MILE SQUARE THEATRE has announced their 19th Annual production 7th INNING STRETCH! 7th INNING STRETCH will play a two night limited engagement at Mile Square Theatre (1400 Clinton St. Hoboken, NJ 07030). Performances are Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17.

Review: OUR SHRINKING, SHRINKING WORLD at NJ Rep-A Clever, New Play About Therapy and Relationships

New Jersey Repertory Company (NJRep) is currently presenting the exciting world premiere of 'Our Shrinking, Shrinking World.'

Interview: Kevin O'Rourke in OUR SHRINKING, SHRINKING WORLD at NJ Rep from 5/4 to 5/27

New Jersey Repertory Company (NJRep) in Long Branch will present 'Our Shrinking, Shrinking World' written by Richard Dresser and directed by Joe Cacaci. Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Kevin O'Rourke who plays Dr. Lyman Hidalgo-Nyquist in the show about his career and the upcoming show at NJ Rep.


New Jersey Repertory Company “NJRep”, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch is proud to present “Our Shrinking, Shrinking World” written by Richard Dresser and directed by Joe Cacaci.

FIM Flint Repertory Theatre to Present THE FUTURE IS FEMALE... in February

FIM Flint Repertory Theatre will present another world premiere with The Future is Female... by Nandita Shenoy February 3-19. The sharp new comedy addressing women's rights is directed by Kathryn Walsh and stars playwright Nandita Shenoy (Washer/Dryer) alongside Hallie Bee Bard (Birthday Candles), Siho Ellsmore and Clara Tristan.

The Contemporary American Theater Festival to Present Inaugural Fall Reading Series This Month

The Contemporary American Theater Festival will be presenting its inaugural Fall Reading Series. For over thirty years, the professional new play festival held performances in July. This is the first time the festival will offer programming outside of its traditional summer season.

Durango PlayFest Announces Plays For 2022 Festival

Durango PlayFest today announced the three plays that will headline its play development festival, August 4-7, 2022, as well as a community event that rounds out this year's schedule. PlayFest's mission is to bring well-known and emerging playwrights, directors and actors to Durango to incubate new plays, hold events for the community, and culminate the week with staged readings for local audiences.

ROUNDING THIRD Will Be Performed at Florida Studio Theatre This Summer

Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper plays Don, the seasoned coach who is tough as nails and has no time for excuses, untied shoelaces, or losing.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab Presents SOME OLD BLACK MAN

Berkshire Playwrights Lab and the Mahaiwe Performing Arts  Center will co-present a YouTube screening of James Anthony Tyler's Some Old Black Man, starring Wendell Pierce and Charlie Robinson

Zoetic Stage Announces FINSTROM FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK Winners

The winners of the Finstrom Festival of New Work are Finding Neil Patrick Harris by Donna Hoke, The Guilt Mongers or Los Traficantes de Culpa (for those not willing to submit to the Anglicization of our people) by C. Julian Jiménez, The Equivalent of Sensation by Arianna Rose, One-Shot by Andrew Rosendorf and Baby Camp by Nandita Shenoy.

Florida Studio Theatre Returns to Full Production This Summer

Florida Studio Theatre is moving forward with its plans to return to full production with one change to its original Summer Season lineup first announced in December 2020. FST’s Summer Season will feature a three-show Mainstage Series and a three-show Cabaret Series running June through October.

League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Stage & More

Hartford Stage Women are Part of a New Slate of Theater Leaders in Connecticut and talk about making history.

Kara Lee Corthron to Host Online Book Signing

LA-based and award-winning author Kara Lee Corthron is joining Four Seasons Books and the Contemporary American Theater Festival for an online book reading of her newest young adult novel, Daughters of Jubilation. The reading will take place over Zoom on Tuesday, December 8 at 6:30pm.

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents HOLIDAY BITES

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is presenting Holiday Bites, seven new short plays, from December 4 through 13 on Zoom. The 90-minute presentation responds to the ways we are celebrating the holidays this year. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all backdrops for stories of family relationships, consumer interactions and fantastical occurrences. 

Four Seasons Hosts Virtual Book Signing with Richard Dresser

Award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and television writer Richard Dresser is celebrating the publication of his first novel It Happened Here at Four Seasons Books in Shepherdstown with a virtual book signing on Monday, October 26 at 6:30pm.

Playhouse Streams Popular Live Theatre Drive-in Shows

The Des Moines Playhouse safely presented four shows in its Live Theatre Drive-In this summer. Staged in the theatre's parking lot with audiences watching from their cars or lawn chairs and listening via FM radio, the shows were a hit with audiences. Starting Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 a?" what was scheduled to be opening night of The Playhouse's 102nd season a?" The Playhouse will stream two of the drive-in shows, Rounding Third and The Roommate online via Broadway On Demand.

Lillias White, Tony Shaloub, Dan Lauria and More to Join Berkshire Playwrights Lab's OFF THE CUFF Series

The second and third installments in Berkshire Playwrights Lab's Off the Cuff series will take place Wednesdays, August 19 and August 26 at 6:00 pm. The August 19 event is a replacement for the discussion originally scheduled for August 5 which was impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Cancellation of Autumn Show

Peninsula Players Theatre has made the difficult decision to cancel its autumn performance of Richard Dresser's a?oeRounding Third.a??  


Richard Dresser has written 1 shows including Good Vibrations (Bookwriter).

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