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Roger Q. Mason (they/them) was recently dubbed by The Brooklyn Rail as "quickly becoming one of the most significant playwrights of the decade." Their playwriting has been seen on Broadway at Circle in the Square (Circle Reading Series); Off and Off-Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop, New Group, The Fire This Time Festival, Dixon Place, American Theatre of Actors, Flea Theatre, and Access Theater; and regionally at McCarter Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Victory Gardens, Chicago Dramatists, Steep Theatre, Serenbe Playhouse, Theatre Rhinoceros, Open Fist Theatre Company, EST/LA, Coeurage Theatre, Rogue Artists Ensemble, Son of Semele, and Skylight Theatre. They are an honoree of the Kilroys List; the Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award; the Fire This Time Festival Alumni Spotlight; and the Hollywood Fringe Festival Encore Producers Award. Mason's films have been recognized by the Lonely Wolf International Film Festival, SCAD Film Festival, AT&T Film Award and Atlanta International Film Festival. They've screened at Lonely Wolf International Film Festival, SCAD Film Festival, Hollyshorts, Outfest, Bentonville Film Festival, Outshine Film Festival, and the Pan African Film Festival. Mason holds degrees from Princeton University, Middlebury College, and Northwestern University. They are a member of Page 73's Interstate 73 Writers Group, Primary Stages Writing Cohort, the co-host of Sister Roger's Gayborhood podcast, and the lead mentor of the Shay Foundation Fellowship and the New Visions Fellowship.

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Celebration Theatre Hosts Awards Gala Next Month

Celebration Theatre will host its annual awards gala Saturday, March 23rd, 2-5 pm, to celebrate its arts community’s creative heroes and raise critical funds during an entertaining afternoon of special appearances and festivities. 

THE PRIDE OF LIONS Comes to Theatre Rhinoceros Next Month

GLAAD Media Award winning Theatre Rhinoceros will present the World Premiere of The Pride of Lions. Performances run March 28-April 21.

Applications Now Open For New Victory Theater/24 Hour Plays' 'Speak Up, Act Out' Creative Writing Partnership

The New Victory Theater and The 24 Hour Plays have partnered for Speak Up, Act Out: Celebrating Student Voices, a creative writing program aimed at uplifting student writers and their work. New York City students in grades 5 through 12 are encouraged to submit applications by February 25.

Playwright Roger Q. Mason Unveils Upcoming Productions In San Francisco, Chicago, And Philadelphia

Playwright Roger Q. Mason will present upcoming productions in San Francisco, Chicago, and Philadelphia. Get the latest updates on Mason's exciting new projects.

Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces Recipients of the Catalyst Fellowship

Dramatists Guild Foundation announces the recipients of the Catalyst Fellowship in a new announcement.

Lynn Nottage, Lauren Gunderson, Roger Q. Mason & More to Take Part in THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK Season 5

The Dramatists Guild of America will present season five of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at The Dramatists Guild Foundation 2023 Gala

The Dramatists Guild Foundation 2023 Gala took place last night, October 24. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out all the photos here!

Photos: See Roger Q. Mason's HIDE AND HIDE At The LAX Festival

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of Roger Q. Mason's Hide And Hide at the LAX Festival. See photos!

Interview: August Gray Gall's Not HIDE or HIDing From Anyone or Anything

Roger Q. Mason will present a live reading of Hide and Hide as part of the 2023 LAX Festival October 20, 2023, at the L.A. Dance Project. Jessica Hanna directs the two-hander with August Gray Gall and Amielynn Abellera. 

Roger Q. Mason's HIDE AND HIDE to Play 2023 LAX Festival at L.A. Dance Project

Acclaimed Black Filipinx playwright and Kilroys List honoree Roger Q. Mason will present a reading of their play Hide and Hide with the Los Angeles Performance Practice as part of their 2023 Live Arts Exchange Festival on Friday, October 20 at 8pm.

FRIGID New York presents The Fire This Time Festival Reading Series

FRIGID New York will present The Fire This Time Festival Reading Series on Sunday, September 3 at 7pm, Monday, September 11 at 7pm, and Sunday, September 17 at 7pm at The Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003).

Theatre Rhinoceros Announces 2023-24 Season, Alive And Well In The Castro

Theatre Rhinoceros has announced the 2023-24 Season – the company's 47th as the longest-running LGBTQIA+ theatre in the universe.

About Face Theatre Unveils Exciting Lineup for 2023-2024 Season

Get ready for an unforgettable entertainment experience as About Face Theatre announces its thrilling lineup for the 2023-2024 season. Explore groundbreaking performances, thought-provoking stories, and exceptional talent that will leave you captivated. Don't miss out on this opportunity to immerse yourself in a world of magic and diversity.

Breaking the Binary Theatre Names ruth tang as First Recipient of BTB Commissioning Program

Breaking the Binary Theatre has revealed that ruth tang is the inaugural recipient of BTB’s Commissioning Program, a newly launched initiative working to create and develop original full-length pieces written by transgender, non-binary and Two-Spirit+ theatre artists.

Second Generation Productions Brings SHORT STACK 2 to Ma-Yi Theater Company

Second Generation Productions (2G), in partnership with Ma-Yi Theater Company, will present Short Stack 2, a 2nd annual festival of short plays by Asian American playwrights.

STORYTIME AT THE CELL - A NIGHT FOR BLACK STORIES to be Presented by What Will the Neighbors Say? in June

What Will the Neighbors Say? will present storytime at the cell - a night for Black stories, a special Juneteenth event honoring Black voices and centering Black stories, at Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre on Monday, June 19.

José Casas Receives Inaugural Dominic Orlando Playwriting Award

The Dominic Orlando Fund, which was created in 2022 following playwright Dominic Orlando's passing in 2021, announces the inaugural recipient of the Dominic Orlando Playwriting Award: José Casas. The two other finalists for the award were Tyla Abercrumbie of Chicago and Roger Q. Mason of Los Angeles.

A World Premiere by Roger Q. Mason & More Set for Philadelphia Theatre Company Four-Show 2023-2024 Season

Philadelphia Theatre Company has announce its expanded 49th Season, offering a rich array of shows, community engagement and education programs.

Photos: Roger Q. Mason Presents WAITING FOR A WAKE Reading With Page 73 At Open Jar Studios

See inside Roger Q. Mason's developmental reading of Waiting for a Wake.

Photos: First Look At THE PINK With Breaking The Binary Theatre And Primary Stages

See photos from Roger Q. Mason's THE PINK with Breaking the Binary Theatre and Primary Stages.

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