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Allie Costa is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, director, and singer working in film, TV, theatre, and voiceover. She always has energy to burn and a song to sing. When not performing the works of others, she's writing her own. Occasionally, she sleeps. (read more)
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Allie Costa is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, director, and singer working in film, TV, theatre, and voiceover. She always has energy to burn and a song to sing. When not performing the works of others, she's writing her own. Occasionally, she sleeps. (read more)
 Otherworld Theatre Releases Updated Schedule For PARAGON: a Sci-fi & Fantasy Play Festival Otherworld Theatre Releases Updated Schedule For PARAGON: a Sci-fi & Fantasy Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

Otherworld Theatre presents the fifth annual PARAGON Play Fest,  the world's largest Science Fiction and Fantasy genre play festival November 9-10, 2019. PARAGON Play Fest features 40 Science-Fiction and Fantasy plays performed over 2 days. Collaborating with hundreds of Theatre Artists, locally and internationally to increase exposure for an underserved theatre genre, PARAGON Play Fest has become an annual festival and a unique part of Chicago's diverse cultural landscape. Curated by Otherworld Theatre Company's Literary Manager Elliott Sowards and Artistic Director, Tiffany Keane Schaefer for the fifth year running.  The 40 plays chosen are a small sample of over 600 submissions  from 8 different countries in 3 different continents!. Weekend and Day Pass Tickets are on sale now at www.otherworldtheatre.org  (more...)

5th Annual PARAGON Play Fest Returns To Otherworld Theatre5th Annual PARAGON Play Fest Returns To Otherworld Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Otherworld Theatre presents the fifth annual PARAGON Play Fest,  the world's largest Science Fiction and Fantasy genre play festival November 9-10, 2019. PARAGON Play Fest features 40 Science-Fiction and Fantasy plays performed over 2 days. Collaborating with hundreds of Theatre Artists, locally and internationally to increase exposure for an underserved theatre genre, PARAGON Play Fest has become an annual festival and a unique part of Chicago's diverse cultural landscape. Curated by Otherworld Theatre Company's Literary Manager Elliott Sowards and Artistic Director, Tiffany Keane Schaefer for the fifth year running.  The 40 plays chosen are a small sample of over 600 submissions  from 8 different countries in 3 different continents!. Weekend and Day Pass Tickets are on sale now at www.otherworldtheatre.org  (more...)

BoxFest Detroit Announces 2019 Festival Schedule And ArtistsBoxFest Detroit Announces 2019 Festival Schedule And Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

BoxFest Detroit, an annual theatre festival that showcases and creates opportunities for female-identifying directors, has announced the schedule for its 2019 festival. BoxFest Detroit 2019 runs Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons and evenings, August 16 a?" 24, at Planet Ant Theatre. Planet Ant Theatre is located at 2357 Caniff, Hamtramck, MI, 48212. Admission is payable by cash and credit cards at the door with day passes for $10. A limited number of festival passes are on sale for $30 and may also be purchased at the door. More information and a link to BoxFest Detroit's annual Indiegogo fundraiser can be found at www.boxfestdetroit.com.   (more...)

Review: THE BULLY PROBLEM Action-Packed Musical About Bullying, Standing up for Yourself - and Robots - Shines at FringeReview: THE BULLY PROBLEM Action-Packed Musical About Bullying, Standing up for Yourself - and Robots - Shines at Fringe
by Shari Barrett - Jun 16, 2019

Fresh off showcasing at the prestigious ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop, acclaimed composer Michael Gordon Shapiro's captivating, award-winning musical THE BULLY PROBLEM is thrilling Fringe audiences with its sweet, poignant, and action-packed musical about bullying, standing up for yourself…and robots. Performed by an ensemble of actors who know how to truly support each other and work together from moment-to-moment, there is no doubt in my mind the production will be one of the biggest Fringe hits this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Glimpse Of The Nerd Vs. Bully Face Off In THE BULLY PROBLEMPhoto Flash: A Glimpse Of The Nerd Vs. Bully Face Off In THE BULLY PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

The Bully Problem opens this Friday, June 14 , 2019 at the The Broadwater - Main Stage. In this award-winning musical from Michael Gordon Shapiro, impassioned nerds face a slew of school bullies head on, with the help of a mostly-functional android. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nerds Take On The Bullies In THE BULLY PROBLEMPhoto Flash: Nerds Take On The Bullies In THE BULLY PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

This Thursday, June 6th, The Bully Problem will begin previews at the The Broadwater - Main Stage. Brilliant nerds take on a slew of bullies with the help of a mostly-functional android in this award-winning musical from Michael Shapiro. (more...)

Ixion Deliver HOPEIxion Deliver HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2019

Ixion Ensemble announces its final show of the 2018-2019 season, Hope, a collection of eight one-act plays. Hope will be performed at the Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Ave.Lansing, MI; May 18, 19, 25 & 26. Performances will be Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm. Tickets are $15 at the door or via eventbrite.com. (more...)

Rover Dramawerks Announces Fifth Annual Women's Play FestivalRover Dramawerks Announces Fifth Annual Women's Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

For the fifth straight year, Rover Dramawerks is pleased to partner with the playwrights' group 365 Women a Year to present a festival of plays about women, for everyone. This international playwriting coalition, founded by Jess Eisenberg, involves playwrights across the world who have signed on to write one or more plays about extraordinary women in both past and present history. The project's ambitious yet focused goal is to write women back into the social consciousness, as well as empower and promote female playwrights, and plant seeds of herstory around the country. (more...)

Ghostly New Comedy THE ONES UPSTAIRS By Jillian Stevens, Debuts In TNC's Dream Up FestGhostly New Comedy THE ONES UPSTAIRS By Jillian Stevens, Debuts In TNC's Dream Up Fest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Do you believe in ghosts? In "The Ones Upstairs," a new comedy by Jillian Stevens, lost loved ones are not as far away as you might think-perhaps just up a flight of stairs. This heartwarming tale features the playful and wistful relationship between the living and the dead and teaches a difficult but important lesson about letting go. Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival will present the world premiere of "The Ones Upstairs" August 28 to September 2. (more...)

Rover Presents Fourth Annual 365 Women A Year FestivalRover Presents Fourth Annual 365 Women A Year Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2018

For the fourth straight year, Rover Dramawerks is pleased to partner with the playwrights' group 365 Women a Year to present a festival of new plays by women, about women, for everyone. This international playwriting coalition, founded by Jesslynn Eisenberg Chamblee, involves playwrights across the world who have signed on to write one or more plays about extraordinary women in both past and present history. The project's ambitious yet focused goal is to write women back into the social consciousness, as well as empower and promote female playwrights, and plant seeds of herstory around the country. (more...)

2Cents Theatre Presents 5th Annual ACTING OUT INKFEST2Cents Theatre Presents 5th Annual ACTING OUT INKFEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

2Cents Theatre Group's popular 3-day festival of female playwrights is back for year FIVE! We are once again gathering around 100 artists for this one-of-a-kind event, from playwrights to directors to actors and street artists, to celebrate the FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT and ART! The Fest will take place March 9-11 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood, right in the heart of Theatre Row and the Los Angeles 99-seat community. (more...)

TALL TALES Comes to  Monday Night PlayGround Readings at Berkeley Repertory TheatreTALL TALES Comes to Monday Night PlayGround Readings at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

This season over 75 California Playwrights have been invited by PlayGround to write ten-minute plays in competition for Monday Night PlayGround Readings. In San Francisco and Los Angeles well over 1,000 audience members statewide have seen the winning 26 plays  to date. Play topics have included Reap What You Sow, Probable Future Or Possible Future, Home For The Holidays  and In The Beginning… This February cycle invites playwrights to write ten-minute plays inspired by "TALL TALES" for Monday Night PlayGround Readings on February 12, 8PM at the Zephyr Theatre in Los Angeles and on February 19, 8PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley. (more...)

Fantastic.Z Theatre Announces 6th Annual New Works Festival: 'Femme'Fantastic.Z Theatre Announces 6th Annual New Works Festival: 'Femme'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2018

Fantastic.Z Theatre's festival of short plays celebrates the female experience within the LGBTQ community. (more...)

42 Playwrights Are Vying to Become One of Six Scripts Performed in MONDAY NIGHT PLAYGROUND42 Playwrights Are Vying to Become One of Six Scripts Performed in MONDAY NIGHT PLAYGROUND
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

PlayGround is the only theatre company in California to have Statewide, Northern, and Southern California New Play Competitions. PlayGround's 78 Member Statewide Writers Company, primarily based in San Francisco and Los Angeles, compete to write original plays in four-and-a-half days. The tremendous diversity of California has infused the writers pool with many writers new, not only to California, but to the rest of the country as well. The November plays will be inspired by the topic REAP WHAT YOU SOW . As you sow, so shall you reap. (Galatians VI) (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Footage from NMI's 2017 NEW VOICES PROJECT CONCERTVIDEO: Watch Footage from NMI's 2017 NEW VOICES PROJECT CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Another video from the Stages Musical Theatre Festival was just released this week. This week's video is NMI's 2017 NEW VOICES PROJECT CONCERT - check it out below! (more...)

Announcing LA BROADS: A Staged Reading Series from Broads' Word EnsembleAnnouncing LA BROADS: A Staged Reading Series from Broads' Word Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Broads' Word Ensemble, in partnership with the Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative (LAFPI), announces LA Broads: a staged reading festival of original 15-minute plays and short excerpts of original full-length scripts from Los Angeles based female playwrights. Each play is partnered with a female director to tell a woman's story with at least 50% female cast. (more...)

Local Playwright Marlan Warren's CHASING SANGHA Among Athena Cats New Works Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Los Angeles playwright Marlan Warren's play, Chasing Sangha, has been selected for Athena Cats' New Works Festival of 10-Minute Plays, and will be performed as a staged reading Sat., April 8, at the City Garage in Santa Monica's Bergamot Station Arts Center. (more...)

The Athena Cats New Works Festival presents Staged Readings of 10-Minute Plays Written and Directed by Women
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The Athena Cats New Works Festival -  The Athena Cats, a collective of Southern California female playwrights and directors, presents staged readings of new 10-minutes plays written and directed by women playwrights as part of SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now Day). (more...)

Rover Dramawerks and to Present 365 Women a Year Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

For the third straight year, Rover Dramawerks is pleased to partner with the playwrights' group 365 Women a Year to present a festival of plays about women, for everyone. (more...)

2Cents Theatre presents ACTING OUT INK FEST 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

2Cents Theatre Group's popular 3-day festival of female playwrights is back for year four! We are once again gathering around 100 artists for this exciting event, from playwrights to directors to actors and street artists, to celebrate the FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT and ART! The Fest will take place March 17-19 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood, right in the heart of Theatre Row and the Los Angeles 99-seat community. (more...)

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