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Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019

Classic Stage Company World Premiere, 2017
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SMALL ACTS OF DARING INVENTION World Premiere to be Presented at HERE

​​​​​​​Mason Holdings will present the world premiere of Small Acts of Daring Invention, a theatrical exploration of the real and unreal inspired by the life and work of Dare Wright, author of the children's book series The Lonely Doll. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
HERE To Be Led By Three Co-Directors in New Leadership Structure

HERE has unveiled a new leadership structure where the boundary pushing organization will be led by three Co-Directors.
REDCAT Presents The West Coast Premiere of THE NOSEBLEED, The Obie Award-Winning Show from Aya Ogawa

From Feb. 1 to 3, 2024, Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts' center for contemporary arts in downtown Los Angeles, in association with East West Players, presents the West Coast premiere of The Nosebleed, the 2022 Obie Award-winning show from innovative playwright, performer, translator, and director Aya Ogawa.
Jayhawks Announce 2023/24 Theatre & Dance Season

The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance has unveiled its 2023-24 performance season. Theatrical works will explore themes of social inequalities, belonging, and community. Humor and satire will unify several works.
Japan Society To Host Play Reading I'M TRYING TO UNDERSTAND YOU, BUT... On March 13

As part of its current Performing Arts Season, Fall 2022—Spring 2023, Japan Society presents a staged reading of I'm Trying to Understand You, But… by Japanese playwright Yuri Yamada, led by NYC-based director NJ Agwuna, taking place Monday, March 13 at 7:30 PM at Japan Society.
The Center as West Park Announces New Cohort Of Puppetry Artists

THE CENTER AT WEST PARK (CWP), the Upper West Side's cultural hub for diverse, engaging, and boundary-pushing performing arts, announces the Cohort of resident artists selected for the 2022/2023 Object Movement Puppetry Residency & Festival, an annual presentation of new short works developed in residence at The Center at West Park.
HERE to Launch New Virtual Performance Platform URHERE in November

The Obie Award-winning HERE will be launching URHERE, a new one-of-a-kind, rigorously curated virtual platform for outdoor and digital premieres. The platform will launch November 9, 2022.
Japan Society Presents 9000 PAPER BALLOONS Next Month

Japan Society presents the U.S. premiere of 9000 Paper Balloons, co-created by Maiko Kikuchi and Spencer Lott, and directed by Brooklyn-based theater-maker Aya Ogawa.  
Trusty Sidekick TheaterCompany Announces Leigh Walter as Executive Creative Producer

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company, New York City's adventurous producer of theatre for young audiences, announces Leigh Walter as Executive Creative Producer.
Japan Society Announces 2022-23 Performing Arts Season Featuring Events in Opera, Theater, Dance & More

Japan Society has announced its upcoming season of live, in-person performances at the Society with programs spanning traditional to contemporary, across the disciplines of opera, theater, traditional noh, puppetry, dance and more, slated for Fall 2022 and Winter/Spring 2023.
BWW Review: HAND TO GOD at Copley Theatre

A puppet show not for children.
Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 to Present New Play THE NOSEBLEED, Written and Directed by Aya Ogawa

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 announced today a new production of THE NOSEBLEED, written and directed by Aya Ogawa, which will begin performances Saturday, July 16 and run for six weeks only through Sunday, August 28 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street).  Opening night is Monday, August 1.
2022 HERE SPARK Gala to Honor Cheryl Henson and Brian Selznick

The Obie Award-winning HERE has announced the honorees for the 2022 HERE SPARK Gala. On the heels of HERE’s Puppetopia festival, and in celebration of HERE’s Dream Music Puppetry program, Cheryl Henson will receive the HEREmanitarian Award and Brian Selznick will receive the Avant-Guardian Award.
HERE Announces Full Details for 9000 PAPER BALLOONS

HERE has announced full details for 9000 Paper Balloons, created by Spencer Lott and Maiko Kikuchi and directed by Aya Ogawa. 9000 Paper Balloons will begin streaming on Tuesday November 2, 2021 and will remain available for viewing until Friday December 31, 2021.
HERE Announces Programming for 2021-2022 Season

The Obie Award-winning HERE has announced programming for its upcoming 2021/22 Season.
HERE Announces Additional Programming and New Puppeteer Residencies for Fall 2020 Season

The OBIE-winning HERE has announced additional programming for its HERE THERE EVERYWHERE fall 2020 season. HERE's expanded online programming continues to innovate with the serial space opera, Only You Will Recognize The Signal, featuring a libretto by Rob Handel, music by Kamala Sankaram, and direction by Kristin Marting.
HERE Announces HERE THERE EVERYWHERE, In-Person and Expanded Online Programming

The OBIE-winning HERE, has announced HERE THERE EVERYWHERE, a return to live in-person events along with expanded online programming for its summer and fall 2020 season, featuring original relevant works by more than 235 diverse artists. A centerpiece of the season is #stillHERE: IRL, an adventurous new series that reimagines the live experience.
HERE Announces 2020 Recipients of $125K HARP Residencies

HERE will welcome Bengali theater-maker Shayok Misha Chowdhury, playwright and director Normandy Sherwood, and instrumentalist gamin and sound & visual composer Sachiyo Takahashi as new members of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).
HERE Announces Additional Online Programming, Including a Zoom Opera, Livestreams, and More

In response to the current pandemic, the OBIE-winning HERE has announced additional free online programming designed to uplift audiences during these challenging times.
BWW Review: Great Frights and Amazing Sights in Robinson's ALL HALLOWS EVE

Presented by Little Shadow Productions and Art Farm, and with music by Emmy Award-winning Paul Rudolph, ALL HALLOWS EVE is an immersive experience that compels its audience to adopt the belief of a child - to open up its collective mind and believe in something whose existence cannot be simply explained away like a magic trick. Although, this production is not just about suspension of belief; indeed, it is not meant for children at all.

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