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Freestyle Love Supreme’s Aneesa Folds is joining the cast of Cyclops: A Rock Opera in the role of Dionysus, the god of wine, women, and song. Learn more about who else is appearing in the cast, and how to get tickets here!

Diversionary Theatre Reveals New Staff in Leadership Positions

Diversionary Theatre has announced that Stephen Brotebeck will be serving as Interim Artistic Director while a national search is conducted for Diversionary’s next Artistic Director after former Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow took on a new role of Artistic Director of Walnut Creek’s Center Rep. 

Jenny Case Promoted To Executive Director Of Diversionary Theatre

Diversionary Theatre has announced that its Managing Director Jenny Case will be promoted to Executive Director when Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow steps down this month to take on a new role of Artistic Director of Walnut Creek’s Center Rep after an eight-year tenure leading the third-oldest LGTBQIA+ theatre in the United States.

Diversionary Theatre Announces 2023/2024 Season

Diversionary Theatre has announced its 2023/2024 season: the San Diego premiere of Dragon Mama (September/October 2023) by Sara Porkalob and directed by Andrew Russell; the legacy revival of The Glass Menagerie (November/December 2023) by Tennessee Williams and directed by Lisa Berger with Shana Wride taking on the iconic role of Amanda Wingfield; the West Coast premiere of Notes on Killing Seven Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Board Members (May/June, 2024) a co-production with Moxie Theatre by Mara Vélez Meléndez and a director to be announced; the world-premiere musical TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix (May/June, 2024) by EllaRose Chary and Brandon Gwinn, directed by Sherri Eden Barber.

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Opens Season With JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN

The 2023 Season at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater opens with Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Sherri Eden Barber. Performances run Tuesdays through Saturdays, May 26 to June 17 at 8 p.m.

Ann Harada, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Will Lead Reading Of STARSTRUCK Written by Beth Malone and The Indigo Girls' Emily Saliers

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat is presenting a reading of the new musical STARSTRUCK, written by Tony-nominee Beth Malone (FUN HOME), Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls, and Mary Ann Stratton.

Courtney Bassett, Stephen Bogardus, Sommer Carbuccia & More Join 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of Little Duende, Māyā, Private Gomer Jones, and TL;DR featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. This year’s festival will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021 and will be presented as a digital and in-person hybrid.

A VENOMOUS COLOR Kicks Off With World Premiere Of Part 1: THE FAIREST at The Wild Project

Thirdwing, a theater company with roots planted in both the live and streaming theater realms, is thrilled to launch its next hybrid onstage and streaming drama, A VENOMOUS COLOR, with the world premiere of A VENOMOUS COLOR Part 1: THE FAIREST, written and directed by Cameron Darwin Bossert.

Judy Kuhn, Zachary Noah Piser & More to be Featured in NAMT's 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of AZUL, Fanny & Stella, Missing Peace and Senior Class featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS (remaining casting to be announced).

Directors and Music Directors Announced For the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s directors and music directors for the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Celebrates 10th Year of Bringing Together Young Artists

The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals, now in its 10th year, once again brought together an extraordinary group of young artists for a free professional intensive culminating in their own production of The 24 Hour Plays — available for streaming through Saturday, July 31.

VIDEO: Cast Members From GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Perform 'Make You Feel My Love' for Mother's Day

Cast members from Girl From the North Country have come together virtually to perform 'Make You Feel My Love.' The video features Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Caitlin Houlahan, Marc Kudisch, Colton Ryan, Rachel Stern, and more.

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company Announces 2021 Fellowship Winners

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company has announced the 2021 recipients of their PCTC Fellowship Program.

Becca Blackwell, Hannah Cruz, and Ari Groover Star in Industry Reading Of TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat is presenting a streamed reading of the new musical TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX, with book and lyrics by EllaRose Chary, music and lyrics by Brandon James Gwinn, and directed by Sherri Eden Barber.

Antipodes Theatre Company Launches Inaugural Development Retreat

Antipodes Theatre Company (Brandon Pape, Artistic Director) has enlisted over forty artists to participate in their first annual Winter Development Retreat, taking place 17-28 June, 2020.

University of the Arts' POLYPHONE FESTIVAL Will Return for a Sixth Year

University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts has announced the lineup for the sixth annual Polyphone, a 'festival of the emerging musical.' The 5-day festival will take place in the Arts Bank and Wilma Theater on Broad Street in Philadelphia, April 7-11, 2020.

BWW Review: Falling For TO LET GO AND FALL at Theater Latte Da

To Let Go and Fall is a breathtakingly beautiful, moving play that gives its subject matter its dues. 

27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 27 writers of nine new musicals for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's summer weeklong residencies. This year's artists include Obie-winner Heather Christian, Kleban-winner Brian Crawley, TV and film writers Bekah Brunstetter (THIS IS US) and Cinco Paul (DESPICABLE ME), inaugural Stephen Schwartz Award winner Oliver Houser, and ASCAP Foundation scholarship winner Khiyon Hursey. The musicals cover a wide range of subjects. Four have LGBTQ themes: a historical look at Florida in the 1950s (IN A SUNSHINE STATE), a Palestinian/Israeli love story (BORDERS), a modern coming of age of a young black man (SEAN'S STORY PART I | THE AWAKENING), and a fantasy queer rock musical celebrating lady love (TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX). Two are darkly comedic historical musicals: one featuring Mary Magdelene (A.D. 16) and the second a WWII plot to foil Hitler (OPERATION MINCEMEAT). Other subjects include the opioid crisis (ALMOST HEAVEN), the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 (THE GOLDEN SPIKE), and a mystery involving a woman with a sleep disorder (NARCOLEPSY).

Theater Latté Da Announces Casting For TO LET GO AND FALL

Theater Latte Da announces the cast for award-winning playwright Harrison David Rivers' (Five Points) latest play, To Let Go and Fall. This newest play-with-music by Rivers marks his eighth produced work. New York-based director Sherri Eden Barber helms the production in the Twin Cities with original music composed by Minneapolis-based Jelloslave cellists Jacqueline Ultan and Michelle Kinney. Performances begin May 29 at the Ritz Theater (345 13th Avenue NE in Minneapolis). Single tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at or by calling 612-339-3003.

Nia Vardalos to Discuss TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Today on Arts in Review

On Apr, 19, Julio welcomes welcomes Academy Award-nominated writer and actress Nia Vardalos, who will reprise the role of Sugar for the Pasadena Playhouse production of Tiny Beautiful Things.

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