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LA's Dances With Films Celebrates 26 Years at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood

Dances With Film aka DWF:LA is about to unleash its 26th annual independent film festival from June 22-July 2 at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. 

Ucross Welcomes Anne Pendergast As Trustee

​​​​​​Ucross today announced that Anne Pendergast of Big Horn, Wyoming, has joined the artist residency program's Board of Trustees. Born and raised in Maine, Pendergast earned a BA from Bowdoin College and an MS in geology from Oregon State University, then moved to Wyoming in 1983 to work with an oil and gas exploration company in Casper. She served on the Board of Trustees for The Nature Conservancy Wyoming for 16 years and the National Advisory Council for The Brinton Museum for six years.

South Coast Repertory Presents World Premiere of AVAAZ

South Coast Repertory (Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei) brings you the story of the American journey through an Iranian American lens with the world premiere of avaaz by queer Iranian American playwright Michael Shayan. Directed by Tony Award-nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God), avaaz runs April 29-May 27 on the Segerstrom Stage.

Crowded Fire Theater's 2023 Matchbox Play Reading Series Comes To The Potrero Stage This Month

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT)  announces the return of its Matchbox Reading Series, featuring new plays by lily gonzales, Humaira Ghilzai & Bridgette Dutta Portman, Eugenie Chan, and CFT's 2021-23 Resilience & Development (R&D) Lab playwrights Star Finch, A-lan Holt, Maria Jenson, and Lisa Marie Rollins. This year's Matchbox is presented in partnership with Golden Thread Productions, Shotgun Players, and Playwrights Foundation, with support from the Gerbode Foundation.  

California Premiere Of THE HOMBRES At Capital Stage Beginning May 3

Capital Stage continues its 18th season with the fifth production of the 2022/23 Season: the California Premiere of THE HOMBRES.

Sundance Institute Trans Possibilities Intensive Fellows Announced

The Fellows selected for 2023 are: Seyi Adebanjo, Rajvi Desai, Malik Ever, Nick Janaye, Jamie John and Tee Park Jaehyung. This year's Creative Advisors include Sydney Freeland (Drunktown’s Finest), Aitch Alberto (Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe), Félix Endara (UNSEEN) and Chase Joynt (Framing Agnes). 

Complete Programming Set for Clubbed Thumb's 2023 SUMMERWORKS

Clubbed Thumb has announced the complete line-up for the 26th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 18 – July 1, 2023 at The Wild Project.

Joy Harjo receives Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts

Joy Harjo accepted the Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts at the WYO Performing Arts and Education Center in Sheridan, Wyoming, on Saturday, February 25. Presented by Ucross, the renowned artist residency program, the award recognizes an individual’s extraordinary impact on the nation’s arts and letters.

Robert De Niro to Star In & Executive Produce First Ever TV Series For Netflix

Robert De Niro stars and executive produces in his first TV series, Zero Day, a conspiracy thriller from Creator / Executive Producer Eric Newman under his Grand Electric Productions deal with Netflix, and Creator / Executive Producer Noah Oppenheim. 

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT to Open at Center Repertory Company This Spring

Center Repertory Company will present Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning SWEAT, directed by acclaimed actor/director Elizabeth Carter.

Joy Harjo to Receive Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts

Ucross, the renowned artist residency program in northern Wyoming, will present the internationally acclaimed performer, musician and writer Joy Harjo with the Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts during her performance at the WYO Theater in Sheridan, Wyoming, on Saturday, February 25

Philadelphia Premiere of CLYDE's Extends at Arden Theatre Company

Arden Theatre Company will extend the Philadelphia premiere of  Lynn Nottage’s Clyde’s through March 12.

Cast and Creative Team Announced For CLYDE'S at The Huntington

The Huntington has announced the cast and creative team of Clyde's, the Tony Award-nominated play written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Taylor Reynolds, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

Chazz Palminteri, Bobby Moresco & More to be Featured in The Actors Studio February Events

In February, The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation And Sundance Institute Award Recipients For Science In Film Initiative

The Sundance Institute Science-in-Film initiative with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation celebrated this year's Feature Film Prize winner The Pod Generation directed by Sophie Barthes and the recipients of three artist grants for three projects in development at a reception following the Appetite for Construction panel at Filmmaker Lodge.

New England Premiere of QUEEN OF BASEL to be Presented at TheaterWorks Hartford in February

TheaterWorks Hartford will present the New England Premiere of Queen of Basel by Hilary Bettis. Featuring an all Latinx cast and creative team, Queen of Basel runs February 3–26, 2023 at TheaterWorks Hartford’s historic home.

Sundance Film Festival Announces 2023 Additional Films to the Lineup

The latest feature films world premiering at the upcoming Festival include: Beyond Utopia, playing in the U.S. Documentary Competition section; Earth Mama, Flora and Son, and Past Lives, playing in the Premieres section; and Stephen Curry: Underrated, playing in the Special Screenings section. Check out more information now!

Ars Nova Announces 2023 Residencies Welcoming 13 New Artists and Groups to its Resident Artist Community

Ars Nova has announced 13 new artists and groups selected for 2023 residencies. Ars Nova’s dynamic slate of artist residencies and commissions supports outside-the-box thinking and encourages innovative, genre-bending work.

Out Of The Box Theatrics to Present RED EYES Staged Reading in December

Out of the Box Theatrics and Jennifer Campos Productions will present a staged reading of RED EYES by Michael León on Monday, December 12, available for in person or livestream viewing.

bb brecht's HOLIDAY YULETIDE SPECTACULAR to Kick Off New Georges' 30th Anniversary Season

New Georges will kick off its 30th Anniversary season with a one-night-only special presentation of bb brecht’s Holiday Yuletide Spectacular, created by Miranda Haymon. On Wednesday December 14, 2022, audiences are invited to spend their holiday party season with bb brecht and his friends at Dixon Place.

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