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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.

MTC Announces Lineup For 2019 Ted Snowdon Reading Series; Works by Jaclyn Backhaus, L Photo MTC Announces Lineup For 2019 Ted Snowdon Reading Series; Works by Jaclyn Backhaus, Lauren Yee and More
by Julie Musbach - Feb 15, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club announces the lineup for the 2019 Ted Snowdon Reading Series.

Ars Nova At Greenwich House Launches With World Premiere Of MRS. MURRAY'S MENAGERIE Photo Ars Nova At Greenwich House Launches With World Premiere Of MRS. MURRAY'S MENAGERIE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2019

Ars Nova, "one of the most adventurous Off-Broadway companies" (New York Times), under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Jason Eagan and Managing Director Renee Blinkwolt, is proud to kick-off Ars Nova at Greenwich House with the world premiere commission of Mrs. Murray's Menagerie, created by The Mad Ones and Phillip James Brannon, Brad Heberlee, Carmen M. Herlihy and January LaVoy. Directed by Lila Neugebauer, Mrs. Murray's Menagerie marks The Mad Ones' first production since their critically acclaimed play Miles For Mary and celebrates 10 years of "triumphantly original" and "skillfully acted" (New York Times) theater that is saturated with "precision, invention, and richness" (Time Out New York). The Mad Ones has been Ars Nova's Company-in-Residence since 2015, developing Mrs. Murray's Menagerie and Miles For Mary.

Photo Flash: First Look at A Red Orchid Theatre's FULFILLMENT CENTER Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A Red Orchid Theatre's FULFILLMENT CENTER
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago Premiere of Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler, directed by Jess McLeod, and featuring Ensemble Member Natalie West, Artistic Associate Steve Schine, Jose Nateras, and Toya Turner. Fulfillment Center runs January 31 - March 24, 2019 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. Press performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Studio Theatre Announces Studio R&D Commissioned Playwrights & Directors Photo Studio Theatre Announces Studio R&D Commissioned Playwrights & Directors
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2019

Building on 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce a new class of commissioned playwrights and directors to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work from inception to first production. Incoming Studio R&D artists are playwrights James Fritz, James Ijames, Steph Del Rosso, and Emily Schwend, as well as directors Carl Cofield, Lila Neugebauer, and Eric Ruffin. These exciting talents from the US and UK will have Studio's full support in creating aesthetically diverse new work to be presented in future seasons and introduced into the international repertoire. As they create Studio-specific works, commissioned artists will visit Studio to get to know its theatres, programming, and audiences in person.

A Red Orchid Theatre presents Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler Photo A Red Orchid Theatre presents Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler
by Julie Musbach - Nov 27, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago Premiere of Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler, directed by Jess McLeod, and featuring Ensemble Member Natalie West, Artistic Associate Steve Schine, Jose Nateras, and Toya Turner. Fulfillment Center runs January 31 - March 24, 2019 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago.  Press performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Fulfillment Center go on sale December 17, 2018 at 12:00pm.

Horse Head Announces Annual Staged Reading Conventions Photo Horse Head Announces Annual Staged Reading Conventions
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2018

Horse Head Theatre Co. (HH) is proud to continue our 9th Season with a free staged reading of ADVANCE MAN by Abe Koogler at Comedy Sportz (2201 Preston St., Houston 77003) on Monday October 8, 2018 at 8pm, directed by Rachael Logue. Featuring a cast of eleven actors; modern dancers from Frame Dance, choreographed by Lydia Hance; live original music and foley sound by Alli Villines (Horse Head's We're Gonna Die); and live lighting by J. Mitchell Cronin; Horse Head continues their 2018 experiment for what a staged reading could be.

BWW Interview: Rachael Logue of ADVANCE MAN at Horse Head Theatre Co. Photo BWW Interview: Rachael Logue of ADVANCE MAN at Horse Head Theatre Co.
by Pnina Topham - Oct 8, 2018

The Horse Head Theatre Co. presents an absurdist, modernist and darkly comedic staged reading of Abe Koogler's ADVANCE MAN. We talk with Director Rachael Logue about the anything-but-boring, star-studded, provocative, evocative one-night-only performance.

Horse Head Demolishes Staged Reading Conventions Photo Horse Head Demolishes Staged Reading Conventions
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2018

Horse Head Theatre Co. (HH) is proud to continue the 9th Season with a free staged reading of ADVANCE MAN by Abe Koogler at Comedy Sportz (2201 Preston St., Houston 77003) on Monday October 8, 2018 at 8pm, directed by Rachael Logue. Featuring a cast of eleven actors; modern dancers from Frame Dance, choreographed by Lydia Hance; live original music and foley sound by Alli Villines (Horse Head's We're Gonna Die); and live lighting by J. Mitchell Cronin; Horse Head continues their 2018 experiment for what a staged reading could be.

Inaugural Melbourne Theatre Company @ MPavilion Program Announced Photo Inaugural Melbourne Theatre Company @ MPavilion Program Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2018

Melbourne Theatre Company will present three events as part of MPavilion's 2018/9 program, including one of New York's most eminent young theatre directors, Lila Neugebauer, in conversation with MTC Literary Director Chris Mead on Thursday 6 December. 

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC Photo Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season.

Horse Head Theatre Co. Announces 2018 Season Photo Horse Head Theatre Co. Announces 2018 Season
by Julie Musbach - May 29, 2018

Horse Head Theatre Co. (HH) is proud to announce our 9th season of Houston premieres, featuring new works that focus on character relationships, female protagonists and musically-charged stories.

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season; Regional Premiere of SMALL MOUTH SOU Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season; Regional Premiere of SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS and More
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre announces its 26th Season, including the Chicago premieres of Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray, and featuring Ensemble Members Jennifer Engstrom and Larry Grimm, and Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler, directed by Jess McLeod, and featuring Ensemble Members Steve Haggard and Natalie West. The 2018-2019 Season will conclude with The Killing Game by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Ensemble Member Dado, featuring Ensemble Members Lance Baker, Mierka Girten and Doug Vickers, with design by Ensemble Member Mike Durst.

Ars Nova Announces 2018-2019 Season Including Opening of Ars Nova at Greenwich House Photo Ars Nova Announces 2018-2019 Season Including Opening of Ars Nova at Greenwich House
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

Ars Nova, 'one of the most adventurous Off-Broadway companies' (New York Times), under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Jason Eagan and Managing Director Renee Blinkwolt, is pleased to announce programming for its 2018-2019 season, which marks a rich expansion of the non-profit's unique role as both an exciting hub for new talent and a hands-on producer of genre-bending Off-Broadway productions.

Photo Coverage: The Stars Align Backstage at the 2018 Obie Awards! Photo Photo Coverage: The Stars Align Backstage at the 2018 Obie Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - May 22, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards¬ģ last night, May 21 at Terminal 5.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Obie Awards! Photo Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Obie Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - May 22, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards¬ģ last night, May 21 at Terminal 5.

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC Beginning T Photo Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season.

Who Won at the 2018 Obie Awards? Full List! Photo Who Won at the 2018 Obie Awards? Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards¬ģ on May 21 at Terminal 5.

Additional Casting Announced for MARY PAGE MARLOWE Starring Tatiana Maslany Photo Additional Casting Announced for MARY PAGE MARLOWE Starring Tatiana Maslany
by Julie Musbach - Apr 13, 2018

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced additional casting for the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE.

Lincoln Center Theater Extends ADMISSIONS Photo Lincoln Center Theater Extends ADMISSIONS
by Julie Musbach - Mar 21, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has extended the run of its critically acclaimed production of ADMISSIONS, a new play by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin, through Sunday, May 6 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).

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