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Johnny Berchtold Joins the Cast of CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage Photo Johnny Berchtold Joins the Cast of CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

Johnny Berchtold will join the cast of the New York Premiere production of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee BESS WOHL (2ST’s Grand Horizons and Make Believe), directed by Tony Award-winner DAVID CROMER (The Band’s Visit, 2ST’s Man from Nebraska) at Second Stage Theater.

Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in MY BROKEN LANGUAGE World Premiere at Signature Th Photo Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in MY BROKEN LANGUAGE World Premiere at Signature Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

Signature Theatre will present Quiara Alegría Hudes’ My Broken Language, the acclaimed playwright’s stage adaptation of her eponymous memoir, and her return to Signature for the second play in her Premiere Residency. My Broken Language takes place Oct 18-Nov 27, 2022 in the Pershing Square Signature Center’s Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre.

Win a Private Dinner with Vanessa Williams and Norm Lewis & More Through Black Theatr Photo Win a Private Dinner with Vanessa Williams and Norm Lewis & More Through Black Theatre United's Charitybuzz Auction
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Black Theatre United has postponed their inaugural Gala to 2023, due to scheduling conflicts. Ahead of the Gala, BTU has partnered with Charitybuzz, the leading impact marketplace for once-in-a-lifetime experiences, for an exclusive fundraising auction.

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER to Premiere Off-Broadway in Spring 2023 Photo Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER to Premiere Off-Broadway in Spring 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER will begin previews on March 15, 2023 and will officially open on April 10, 2023 at Second Stage’s Off-Broadway home, the Tony Kiser Theater. The limited 8-week run will play through Sunday, May 21, 2023.

The Kitchen Announces Fall 2022 Programming Featuring the Premiere of Beau Bree Rhee' Photo The Kitchen Announces Fall 2022 Programming Featuring the Premiere of Beau Bree Rhee's SHADOW OF THE SEA & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

The Kitchen has announced Fall 2022 season programming launching the influential, experimental interdisciplinary organization beyond the walls of its Chelsea building as it undergoes renovations and moves temporarily to another location with a rich avant-garde history: Westbeth.

Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon & More to Star in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE A Photo Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon & More to Star in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton. The production will star Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon and more.

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2022-2023 Cohort Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 2022-2023 Cohort
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

The 2022-2023 Writing Fellows Are Andrea Ambam, Alyssa Haddad-Chin, Jesse Jae Hoon, and Alex Lin; 2022-2023 Scratchpad Playwrights Are Anamaria Guerzon, Ankita Raturi, and Christopher Washington; 2022-2023 Native American Artist Lab Participants Are Sean-Joseph Choo and Moki Bear Eagle.

American Repertory Theater Announces September Programming Featuring TWILIGHT: LOS AN Photo American Repertory Theater Announces September Programming Featuring TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2022

A.R.T. has announced September programming, centered around Anna Deveare Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. See the full September schedule here!

Photos: First Look at TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at American Repertory Theater Photo Photos: First Look at TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at American Repertory Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 is playing now ‚Äď September 24, 2022 at the Loeb Drama Center.¬†Get a first look at photos here!

SING STREET, MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS & More Lead Boston's September Theater Top 10 Photo SING STREET, MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS & More Lead Boston's September Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Sep 1, 2022

Boston is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up in September, check out Sing Street, Mr. Holland's Opus, The Fantasticks and more!

USC Visions and Voices to Present Monica Bill Barnes & Company's THE RUNNING SHOW in  Photo USC Visions and Voices to Present Monica Bill Barnes & Company's THE RUNNING SHOW in September
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 29, 2022

USC Vision & Voices in conjunction with USC Kaufman School of Dance will present the West Coast premiere of Monica Bill Barnes & Company’s (MBB&CO) The Running Show on Thursday, September 29, 2022, 7 PM, at Bovard Auditorium on the USC campus in Downtown Los Angeles.

A.R.T. Announces Free and Subsidized Ticket Initiative for TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 199 Photo A.R.T. Announces Free and Subsidized Ticket Initiative for TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2022

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced that 1,500 tickets priced at $5 and 1,000 free tickets for public high school students will be available across the upcoming 29 performances of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Charity Angél Dawson to Lead Industry Presentation of ELLA: AN Photo Dee Dee Bridgewater & Charity Angél Dawson to Lead Industry Presentation of ELLA: AN AMERICAN MIRACLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2022

ELLA: An American Miracle, a new musical written by Anna Deavere Smith (Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and Notes From The Field) and featuring music from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, is currently in development, with an upcoming work session held from August 25-September 21 to conclude with a private industry presentation.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Announces Debbie Chinn as Executive Director Photo TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Announces Debbie Chinn as Executive Director
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced the appointment of veteran arts administrator Debbie Chinn as its new Executive Director.

Sawyer Barth & Lily McInerny to Star in Bess Wohl's CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage Th Photo Sawyer Barth & Lily McInerny to Star in Bess Wohl's CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

Second Stage Theater will kick off its 44th Season with the New York Premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee BESS WOHL, directed by Tony Award-winner DAVID CROMER. The production will feature SAWYER BARTH and LILY McINERNY, both of whom will be making their off-Broadway stage debuts.

Photos: First Look At TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 In Rehearsal at A.R.T. Photo Photos: First Look At TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 In Rehearsal at A.R.T.
by Grace Cutler - Aug 20, 2022

Los Angeles, 1992, playing August 28 ‚Äď September 24, 2022 at the Loeb Drama Center

Register Now To Stream Five Plays From The 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Register Now To Stream Five Plays From The 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Grace Cutler - Aug 20, 2022

Spotlighting the power of human connection, the 2022 BAPF featured readings five new works.

Photos: Billie Jean King Attends LOVE ALL at New York Stage and Film Photo Photos: Billie Jean King Attends LOVE ALL at New York Stage and Film
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

New York Stage and Film finished up a successful summer season on August 7 with LOVE ALL, a new play by Anna Deavere Smith. Tennis legend Billie Jean King attended the play and met the cast, including Baize Buzan who played her. Check out the photos here!

651 ARTS Announces New Executive Director Toya Lillard Photo 651 ARTS Announces New Executive Director Toya Lillard
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022

651 ARTS - Brooklyn's premier organization for the African Diasporic performing arts - today named Toya Lillard as the renowned institution's Executive Director. Lillard, who initially joined 651 as Interim Executive Director in May of this year, was appointed in a more permanent capacity by the organization's Board of Trustees to a three-year term in the role.

Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program Photo Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Black Theatre United has engaged Christina Alexander of Alexander Consulting Group to create a digital Unconscious Bias and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) training program for use by the entire theatrical industry.

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