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Robert Egan has served as the Artistic Director/Producer of the acclaimed Ojai Playwrights Conference, as well as the Producing Director of the Taper for 20 seasons, where he founded and produced 15 seasons of the New Work Festival and directed "Made in Bangkok," "Closer," "Hedda Gabler," "Arcadia" and Jon Robin Baitz's "Ten Unknowns," among many others. He is also the Founder and President of RHEgan Productions LLC and Eye Street Media where he has conceived, written, produced and directed major live events and media celebrating Cure Autism Now, Operation Smile, LA Team Mentoring, GlobAl Green USA and Homeboy Industries. Egan was recently named the Artistic Director/Producer of Watts Media, one of the nation's leading companies in strategizing and creating live events and media for corporations and non-profits across the country. Other directing and producing credits include major productions ranging from world premieres to Shakespeare at theatres across the country including in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and in London and Europe.

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Interview: Tamlyn Tomita Springs Into Action With SPRING AWAKENING & All Her Projects

The final production of East West Players’ 57th Season, the Tony Award winning musical Spring Awakening opens October 29, 2023 (with previews already begun). Former EWP Artistic Director Tim Dang directs the cast of Mia Sempertegui, Thomas K. Winter, Marcus Phillips, Madison Grepo, Tamlyn Tomita, Daniel Blinkoff, Jaylen Baham, James Everts, Genki Hall, Sarah Marie Hernandez, Justine Rafael, Eric Renna and Leianna Weaver. Long-time EWP supporter Tamlyn will be making her EWP debut in this production. Tamilyn sprung into Q&A mode to answer a few of my queries,

Playwrights Announced For 2023 Ojai Summer Conference & New Works Festival

Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), under the leadership of new Producing Artistic Director Jeremy B. Cohen, today announced the selection of playwrights for its 26th Annual New Works Festival to be held August 2 – 6 in Ojai, CA.

Playwrights Announced For Ojai 2023 Summer Conference & New Works Festival

Playwrights receive a week-long workshop to develop their new plays followed by a public presentation in OPC's 26th Annual New Works Festival, August 2 - 6.

Ojai Playwrights Conference Names Jeremy B. Cohen New Producing Artistic Director

Ojai Playwrights Conference has named a new producing artistic director, nationally known and respected theatre leader and artist Jeremy B. Cohen.

GRoW @ The Wallis to Present The Wallis Studio Ensemble Production of TWELFTH NIGHT This Month

GRoW @ The Wallis will present The Wallis Studio Ensemble production of Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Friday, November 25 through, Sunday December 4, 2022, at the Hudson Theatres’ Backstage Theatre in Los Angeles.


Jim Frangione is a Massachusetts native actor, writer, director and now Artistic Director of the Great Barrington Public Theater. Jim has acted for over 30 years in New York and across the country, performing in the original Off Broadway production and the Alley Theatre & National Tour productions of Mamet's Oleanna.

Samuel Beckett's ALL THAT FALL to be Presented as Part of Shakespeare & Company's Plays in Process Series

All That Fall written by Samuel Beckett and directed by Robert Egan will be staged Saturday July 30, Sunday July 31, Saturday August 6 and Sunday, August 7 at 1:30 p.m., as part of the Plays in Process Series at the Tina Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Company.

LEAVE YOUR FEARS HERE Opens at Liebowitz Black Box Theater, June 30

The GB Public Theater 2022 four-title Solo Fest concludes with Leave Your Fears Here (June 30 - July 10), a loving memoir written and performed by accomplished stage and screen actor James Morrison.

Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey Bourne, Bill Cain & More

Ojai Playwrights Conference has announced 11 playwrights for the 25th Anniversary New Works Festival taking place August 7-14, 2022, in Ojai, CA, marking a return to in-person workshops and live performances after two years of working online.

Great Barrington Public Theater Premieres LEAVE YOUR FEARS HERE

The GB Public Theater 2022 stage season presents four new solo performances over six weeks. All feature stories of humanity and demonstrate the power of a single voice to tell them.

Ojai Playwrights Announces Robert H. Egan Legacy Fund at 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala

Ojai Playwrights Conference announced the founding of the Robert H. Egan Legacy Fund at their 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala on June 4, 2022. Honoring the work of outgoing Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan, the fund will support visionary OPC New Works Festival playwrights who are creating challenging new plays and imagining a better future for all. Egan leaves his role at OPC at the end of this year.

Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights Conference Benefit Gala

On June 4, 2022, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate 25 successful seasons with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles.

Work by Danai Gurira, Jeanine Tesori & More to be Highlighted at Ojai Playwrights Conference 25th Season Gala

On June 4, 2022, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate its 25th Anniversary Season with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan.  

Great Barrington Public Theater Season Tickets Now on Sale

Great Barrington Public Theater tickets now on sale. The season opens June 3 with Solo Festival, five weeks of daring, single-actor shows that run the spectrum of sensibilities, emotions, drama, comedy, history and music; written, performed and directed by local and nationally renowned artists.

Robert Egan, Artistic Director/Producer For Ojai Playwrights Conference, To Step Down

Change is coming for the Ojai Playwrights Conference. Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan has decided to step down at the end of 2022, OPC’s 25th Anniversary Season. Egan has led the organization for 21 years, bringing the Ojai Playwrights Conference to national attention and making it one of the leading new play development programs in the U.S.

Center Theatre Group Presents the World Premiere of I'LL BE SEEIN' YA This Month

Tony nominee and two-time Pulitzer finalist Jon Robin Baitz's “I'll Be Seein' Ya” will have its world premiere March 31 on CTG's Digital Stage.

Great Barrington Public Theater Announces 2022 Season

Lineup includes a daring, new work by Alison Larkin; a versatile mix of verse, monologue and music by Will LeBow; a brand-new comedy by Mark St. Germain; and a riveting, contemporary drama by Andrew Bovell of an American family coming to terms with unspoken truths.

Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY West Coast Premiere & More

Center Theatre Group has announced the upcoming seasons for the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre and we've got the full schedules, how to get tickets & more.

14 Playwrights Set For Ojai Playwrights Conference 2021 Season

Each play will be streamed twice. Full festival passes including both weekends, and separate passes for each weekend are available. Limited individual play tickets will be available at a later date.  Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!

BWW Interview: OPC's Robert Egan On Creative CONNECTIONS Post-Vaccinations

Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC) will be presenting their virtual celebration CONNECTIONS benefiting their 2021 season June 12, 2021. CONNECTIONS will feature new or adapted works by playwrights: Luis Alfaro, Jon Robin Baitz, Father Greg Boyle, Bill Cain, Culture Clash, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Danai Gurira, Samuel D. Hunter, David Henry Hwang, Julia Izumi, James Morrison and his son Seamus Morrison, Jeanine Tesori and Charlayne Woodard. Performers include Brian Cox, Eileen Galindo, Tzi Ma, Rose Portillo, Samantha Quan, John C. Reilly, Israel López Reyes, Nikkole Salter, Jimmy Smits, and Phillipa Soo; as well as some of the playwrights performing their own pieces.

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