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Mariam Bazeed And Rhiana Yazzie Announced As Co-Recipients Of The 2021 Lanford Wilson Photo Mariam Bazeed And Rhiana Yazzie Announced As Co-Recipients Of The 2021 Lanford Wilson Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced that the co-recipients of the 2021 Lanford Wilson Award are Mariam Bazeed and Rhiana Yazzie. The award will be presented at the Guild's awards ceremony at a later date. The writers will also each receive a $20,000 cash prize.

Texas Theatre and Dance Presents UTNT (UT NEW THEATRE), Part One Photo Texas Theatre and Dance Presents UTNT (UT NEW THEATRE), Part One
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin presents UTNT (UT New Theatre), November 5-20, 2020 in a series of unique virtual performances.

Studio Theatre Announces Update to 2020-2021 Season Photo Studio Theatre Announces Update to 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2020

To ensure the safety of its artists, patrons, and staff during the ongoing uncertainty and threat posed by COVID-19, Studio Theatre will begin presenting subscription programming in January 2021 with a truncated four-play 2020-2021 season.

Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History Photo Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work.

BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Aw Photo BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Awarding Grants to Ten Theatre Artists and Supporting Audio Plays for The First Time
by Elliot Lanes - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidisciplinary creators-investing in its future while supporting theatre-makers and expanding the idea of what it means to be a generative artist. For the first time, Studio R&D commissions are being awarded to support the creation of audio plays, as Studio explores alternate modes of theatrical storytelling in response to the present moment.

Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation Announces Recipients of Virus Response Grants f Photo Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation Announces Recipients of Virus Response Grants for Theater Writers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 17, 2020

The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation has announced the recipients of their special COVID-19 response grants for playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists who have had a full professional production cancelled, closed, or indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 closures.

5th Wall Theatre Announces FULFILLMENT CENTER Photo 5th Wall Theatre Announces FULFILLMENT CENTER
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 10, 2020

5th Wall Theatre's Artistic Director Carol Piersol is delighted to announce the next show in their 2019-2020 season, Abe Koogler's 2017 play Fulfillment Center.

The Dramatists Guild of America Has Announced Madhuri Shekar as the Recipient of the  Photo The Dramatists Guild of America Has Announced Madhuri Shekar as the Recipient of the 2020 Lanford Wilson Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced that the recipient of the 2020 Lanford Wilson Award is Madhuri Shekar. The award will be presented at the Guild's annual awards ceremony on Monday, July 27, 2020, at Joe's Pub in New York.

UT Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents New Works From Rising Playwrights Photo UT Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents New Works From Rising Playwrights
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin presents UTNT (UT New Theatre), March 4-13, 2020 in multiple locations throughout the F. Loren Winship Drama Building. Established in 2007 by nationally renowned playwright Steven Dietz, UTNT (UT New Theatre) is an annual showcase of newly developed works for the American stage from playwrights of the Department of Theatre and Dance's master of fine arts program and Michener Center for Writers. Now in its thirteenth year, UTNT brings to the stage compelling works by ascending playwrights.

Works by Ryan J. Haddad, Selina Fillinger and More to Be Showcased in MTC's 2020 Ted  Photo Works by Ryan J. Haddad, Selina Fillinger and More to Be Showcased in MTC's 2020 Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) has announced the lineup for the 2020 Ted Snowdon Reading Series.

MTC Appoints Nicki Hunter Artistic Producer Photo MTC Appoints Nicki Hunter Artistic Producer
by Julie Musbach - Aug 20, 2019

Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director, and Barry Grove, Executive Producer, have named Nicki Hunter Artistic Producer at Manhattan Theatre Club. In this capacity she will be responsible for working with the artistic team on season programming as well as producing current MTC shows.

The Lark Announces 2019-20 Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellows Photo The Lark Announces 2019-20 Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellows
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Lark, a theater company devoted to the support of extraordinary playwrights and the development of new plays, is thrilled to announce that Sam Chanse, J. Julian Christopher, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, C.A. Johnson, and Abe Koogler have been selected as the 2019-20 Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellows. This year marks the 20th iteration of the Workshop, which was established by renowned playwright Arthur Kopit, and brings together emerging and established playwrights in a space where they are free to explore new material, without commercial pressures.

Photo Flash: Heidi Schreck And More Honored At The 2019 Dramatists Guild Awards Photo Photo Flash: Heidi Schreck And More Honored At The 2019 Dramatists Guild Awards
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 30, 2019

The Dramatists Guild of America presented their annual awards on Monday, July 29, 2019, at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lobby in New York. Hosting the annual event was DG Council member and co-chair of their Awards Committee, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

5th Wall Theatre Announces It's Seventh Season Photo 5th Wall Theatre Announces It's Seventh Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 26, 2019

5th Wall Theatre, the award-winning professional theatre dedicated to breaking through boundaries, will open its seventh season this fall with a?oeLost Boy Found in Whole Foodsa?? by Tammy Ryan. This powerful and timely play about immigration, human need, and human aid kicks off a four-show subscription season in October.

Single Tickets On Sale for Studio Theatre 19-20 Season Photo Single Tickets On Sale for Studio Theatre 19-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2019

Single tickets to Studio Theatre's 2019-2020 Season are available to the public beginning todaya?"Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

Haven Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Haven Announces 2019-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2019

Haven Theatre, newly rebranded as "Haven," announces its 2019-20 Season, kicking off this fall with its fifth consecutive DIRECTORS HAVEN, three short plays showcasing the talents of early career directors, each with razor-sharp and inspiring visions for their work and our industry. Helming this year's productions are Lauren Katz, Aaron Mays and AJ Schwartz.

Dramatists Guild Announces 2019 Lanford Wilson Award Recipients Photo Dramatists Guild Announces 2019 Lanford Wilson Award Recipients
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 10, 2019

The Dramatists Guild of America is has announced the co-recipients of the 2019 Lanford Wilson Award are Abe Koogler and Charly Evon Simpson. Their awards will be presented at the Guild's annual awards ceremony on Monday, July 29, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre's Penthouse Lobby in New York.

Lake Worth Playhouse Announces Black Box Series Season Photo Lake Worth Playhouse Announces Black Box Series Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2019

Lake Worth Playhouse announces its 20192020 Black Box Series season!

Studio Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season Main Series Directors And Studio X Programm Photo Studio Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season Main Series Directors And Studio X Programming
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 7, 2019

Studio Theatre rounds out its 2019-2020 season with the announcement of its Studio X productions-characteristically edgier, immersive offerings which include cult-favorite monologist Daniel Kitson with his latest project, Keep., and the Studio-commissioned world premiere of Abe Koogler's Aspen Ideas. Created with the support of Studio R&D, the theatre's incubator for new plays, Aspen Ideas probes the nature of ideas conceived by the wealthy and elite to solve the world's ills. Kitson famously made his DC debut at Studio Theatre in 2017, his first time outside of New York and a rare US engagement. He returns with a meditation on accumulation, material possessions, and the value we assign to them.

UTNT (UT NEW THEATRE) Comes to Oscar G. Brockett Theatre Photo UTNT (UT NEW THEATRE) Comes to Oscar G. Brockett Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2019

The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin presents UTNT (UT New Theatre), March 12-31, 2019 in multiple locations throughout the F. Loren Winship Drama Building. Established in 2007 by nationally renowned playwright Steven Dietz, UTNT (UT New Theatre) is an annual showcase of newly developed works for the American stage from playwrights of the Department of Theatre and Dance's master of fine arts program and Michener Center for Writers. Now in its twelfth year, UTNT brings to the stage compelling works by I-Chia Chiu, Hannah Kenah, Daria Miyeko Marinelli and Thom May.

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