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Director Jon Royal Selected As The SDCF 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist At St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Jon Royal, a director, teaching artist, and facilitator from Nashville, TN, has been selected as the 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist at St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre, where he will work with Founder and Producing Director Ron Himes.

DEATH AND THE KING'S HORSEMAN Premieres on Stratfest@Home Today

The Stratford Festival’s filmed performance of Death and the King’s Horseman will debut for streaming world-wide on Thursday, February 9, 2023 via Stratfest@Home.

TCG Books Presents to Host Conversation with Authors of Classic Russian Drama Series

Theatre Communications Group has announced the eighth iteration of TCG Books Presents, featuring Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky in conversation with Gregory Mosher on YouTube Live, Friday, October 28, 2022 at 1:00pm ET.

Bryce Pinkham, Lizan Mitchell & More Join Audra McDonald in OHIO STATE MURDERS; Full Cast Announced

The complete cast for the Broadway premiere of Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy is now announced. Joining Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, and Drama Desk nominee Lizan Mitchell.

DEATH AND THE KING'S HORSEMAN Begins Previews This Week at the Stratford Festival

The Stratford Festival’s new Tom Patterson Theatre sees its first modern work on Thursday, August 11, as previews begin for director Tawiah M’Carthy’s production of Death and the King’s Horseman, by Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka.

MEIGHEN FORUM at Stratford Festival Features Renowned Advocates, Writers, Activists and Creators

To mark the 10th season of the Meighen Forum, the Stratford Festival has curated a season of sought-after voices to take us behind the curtain of this year's productions and to explore compelling, timely topics reflected in the 2022 playbill.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Mentor and Host Theatre for 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency Program

SDCF announces the host theatre for its 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency program: Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY. Applications are being accepted now for a Resident Artist, who will be mentored by Actors Theatre of Louisville's Executive Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming for one year while also undertaking their own artistic projects at the host theatre.

HARMONY, ASSASSINS & More Win 2022 Off Broadway Alliance Awards

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2021-2022 season.

Stratford Festival Cuts the Ribbon at New Tom Patterson Theatre

The Stratford Festival has announced the official opening of its glorious new Tom Patterson Theatre. After two years of waiting, the ribbon was finally cut this morning, in anticipation of the very first performance on stage, which begins at 2 p.m.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, HARMONY & More Nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Awards

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2021-2022 season. 

Ensemble Studio Theatre & the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Announce the 2022 First Light Festival

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE along with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have announced the lineup for the 2022 First Light Festival, part of the EST/Sloan Project to develop plays exploring science and technology.  

Stratford Festival Announces 2022 Casting

February marks a new beginning at the Stratford Festival with members of the 2022 acting company set to start rehearsals. Over the coming months, these dynamic artists will immerse themselves in 10 extraordinary productions and lead the Festival into the post-pandemic future.

Margaret Atwood, Akala, Hanya Yanagihara and More Announced In Spring Literature Season At Southbank Centre

This fascinating season is packed with events featuring renowned thinkers, diverse writers, poets and artists who explore mystery, fantasy and tackle myriad subjects including feminism and freedom, class and identity, the environment and technology.

Stratford Festival Announces 2022 Season

In 2022, the Stratford Festival is coming back big to mark a monumental moment in its history with a full repertory season running from early April to the end of October, 10 major productions and almost two hundred Meighen Forum events.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Additional Extension of ME AND THE DEVIL

The Lantern’s first collaboration with nationally prominent director and playwright Steve H. Broadnax III, this world premiere play with music shows the dramatic confrontation between the great American blues musician Robert Johnson and the Devil from whom, legend has it, Johnson received his extraordinary talent.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Five-Week Extension of ME AND THE DEVIL

Lantern Theater Company announced today that its world premiere digital production of Me and the Devil, the Lantern's first collaboration with nationally prominent director and playwright Steve H. Broadnax III, will extend its streaming run through Sunday, November 21, 2021, to meet audience demand.

WHITE WITCH Will Be Performed at the Bloomsbury Theatre in September

Written by pioneering Jamaican playwright Barry Reckford, the first Black Briton to have a play staged at the Royal Court, White Witch tells the historical story of a white woman who falls in love with a Black man, and of the terrible consequences of their forbidden affair. Set around Rose Hall, Jamaica against the backdrop of the 18th century slave trade, the play follows Annie Palmer, who has been married off to a plantation owner following her scandalous affair with a Black man.

World Exclusive Performance Of Mieko Kawakami's HEAVEN Joins London Literature Festival

Tickets for Autumn and London Literature Festival go on sale to Members on Tuesday 13 July and on general sale Wednesday 14 July, with the exception of Keep The Receipts which goes on sale at a later date. Learn more here!

Cast Announced for 11th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Presented by Red Bull Theater

Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for The 2021 Short New Play Festival, their eleventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring a World Premiere from José Rivera, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.

Red Bull Theater Announces Selections for 11th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL

Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for The 2021 Short New Play Festival, their eleventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country, and more.

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