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Center Theatre Group Announces Schedule for July 12 ‚Ä" July 18, 2021 Photo Center Theatre Group Announces Schedule for July 12 ‚Ä" July 18, 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021

Center Theatre Group in association with UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television present¬†‚Äú32 Acres,‚Ä̬†a new uniquely enveloping outdoor soundwalk through Los Angeles State Historic Park offered¬†July 14¬†through¬†September 29, 2021,¬†during park hours (8 am through sunset) at no cost through a free app in the Apple and Google app stores.

RED RAINBOW by Azure D. Osborne-Lee to be Presented by Waterwell's New Works Lab Photo RED RAINBOW by Azure D. Osborne-Lee to be Presented by Waterwell's New Works Lab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021

Waterwell will¬†present the¬†2021 New Works Lab¬†world-premiere production of¬†Red Rainbow¬†by¬†Azure D. Osborne-Lee¬†(Mirrors,¬†Crooked Parts,¬†Glass), directed by¬†Kevin R. Free¬†(Welcome to Nightvale, ‚ÄúGemma & the Bear‚ÄĚ).

Mixed Media: How Artists Are Taking the 'Theater' Out of Theatre Photo Mixed Media: How Artists Are Taking the 'Theater' Out of Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 20, 2021

Thanks to our new pandemic reality, the ambitions, aspirations, and survival instincts of the arts profession have been tested in every way imaginable. As is their wont, artists have risen to this challenge in multifarious ways, creating new and exciting innovations for an ancient artform. 

Student Blog: 28 Plays in 28 Days by Queer Playwrights Photo Student Blog: 28 Plays in 28 Days by Queer Playwrights
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - Feb 1, 2021

Student blogger Macy is sharing 28 plays by Queer playwrights for the month of February!

5th Annual JAGfest Presents An Evening Of Radio Plays On Love! Photo 5th Annual JAGfest Presents An Evening Of Radio Plays On Love!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2021

Every winter JAG Productions invites 30-50 artists to the snowy mountains of Vermont to develop full-length plays at their new works festival of Black Theatre, JAGfest. They put up 5 companies of early-career theatre-makers in cozy dwellings for one week to support the development of audacious and alluring works that illuminate black life and black aesthetics.

BWW Blog: 28 Plays in 28 Days Photo BWW Blog: 28 Plays in 28 Days
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - Jan 26, 2021

I give you a 28 plays by queer playwrights in 28 days reading list. Shoutout to The New Play Exchange. 

Lisa Kron Appears On The Season One Finale Of THESIS ON JOAN Photo Lisa Kron Appears On The Season One Finale Of THESIS ON JOAN
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2020

THESIS ON JOAN, a LGBTQ+ theatre podcast produced by the Broadway Podcast Network (BPN), with hosts Holly Sansom (they/them) and Meghan Dixon (she/her) releases the final episode of season one today, featuring an interview with Tony Award-Winning writer Lisa Kron.

BWW Blog: Read 31 Plays in 31 Days With Me Photo BWW Blog: Read 31 Plays in 31 Days With Me
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - Dec 1, 2020

A play calendar is exactly what it sounds like- a calendar with one play assigned to each day of the month.

Parity Productions to Host Fourth Annual Awards Ceremony & Celebration Photo Parity Productions to Host Fourth Annual Awards Ceremony & Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020

Theatre company and advocacy organization Parity Productions is hosting their fourth annual Awards Ceremony & Celebration on Wednesday, October 7 from 6pm-8pm EDT, honoring and announcing the winners of the 2020 Annual Parity Commission.

Watch While We Breathe - A Night of Creative Protest Photo Watch While We Breathe - A Night of Creative Protest
by Alan Henry - Jul 30, 2020

In case you were unable to join us for the live stream, or if youa??d like to revisit the powerful new works by some of Broadway and Hollywooda??s most vital voices, we invite you to watch #WhileWeBreathe, recorded live on Wednesday, July 29.

Patina Miller, Will Swenson and More Join #WHILEWEBREATHE A Night of Creative Protest Photo Patina Miller, Will Swenson and More Join #WHILEWEBREATHE A Night of Creative Protest
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 24, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland (Blue) and Arvind Ethan David (Jagged Little Pill) have announced #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest.

WhileWeBreathe: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST to Feature Lynn Whitfield, Patina Miller  Photo WhileWeBreathe: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST to Feature Lynn Whitfield, Patina Miller and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland and Arvind Ethan David have announced casting for #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest in benefit of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc and The Bail Project, Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity (BOLD), BYP100 Education Fund, Forced Trajectory Project (FTP), The Justice Committee, and SONG.

VIDEO: Larry Owens, Lea DeLaria, Drew Droege and More Perform in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: V Photo VIDEO: Larry Owens, Lea DeLaria, Drew Droege and More Perform in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays and Pride Plays came together to celebrate Pride Month with a special edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues.

Larry Owens, Lea DeLaria, Drew Droege and More Perform in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MO Photo Larry Owens, Lea DeLaria, Drew Droege and More Perform in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays and Pride Plays came together to celebrate Pride Month with a special edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, available now on IGTV @24hourplays, on The 24 Hour Plays' Facebook and YouTube channels.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Celebrates Pride Month With Larry Owens, Lea DeLa Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Celebrates Pride Month With Larry Owens, Lea DeLaria and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

Tonight, The 24 Hour Plays and Pride Plays will unite to mark the end of Pride Month with a special edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, available on IGTV @24hourplays, on The 24 Hour Plays' Facebook and YouTube channels

Kuhoo Verma, Azure D. Osborne-Lee and More to Take Part in PROUD VOICES: AN AUDIO FES Photo Kuhoo Verma, Azure D. Osborne-Lee and More to Take Part in PROUD VOICES: AN AUDIO FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2020

As NYC begins to enter its next phase, PROUD VOICES: an audio festival is a socially conscious way of experiencing the work of queer artists of color and supporting small businesses, while remaining socially distant.

Wake Up With BWW 6/9: BC/EFA Donates $125,000 to Anti-Racism Groups, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/9: BC/EFA Donates $125,000 to Anti-Racism Groups, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2020

Today's top stories: BC/EFA donates $125,000 to anti-racism groups, The Muny postpones 2020 season lineup, and more!

Behind the Rainbow Flag: Playwright Azure D. Osborne-Lee on Being A 'Fat Black Nonbin Photo Behind the Rainbow Flag: Playwright Azure D. Osborne-Lee on Being A 'Fat Black Nonbinary Trans Queer Person' in the Theatre Community
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2020

Read a piece from playwright Azure D. Osborne-Lee, who describes their experiences being 'a fat Black nonbinary trans queer person' in the theatre community, discrimination they have faced, and advice they have for others like them.

Cast And Creatives Announced for MIRRORS At Next Door At New York Theatre Workshop. Photo Cast And Creatives Announced for MIRRORS At Next Door At New York Theatre Workshop.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2020

Parity Productions, the New York based theatre company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists, has announced the full cast and crew for their world premiere production of Mirrors by Azure D. Osborne-Lee, a 2018 Parity Commission Winner, co-produced by India Blake/IB Productions and Cecelia Johnson/Deep End Productions, and directed by Parity's founder and Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar-Hauser, premiering at Next Door @ NYTW this February 29 through March 22.

Parity Productions Awards Shualee Cook And Gina Femia Awarded 2019 Annual Parity Comm Photo Parity Productions Awards Shualee Cook And Gina Femia Awarded 2019 Annual Parity Commission
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2019

Theatre production company Parity Productions, a producer of new work that ensures they fill at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) on their productions with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists, has awarded two commissions to Shualee Cook for Cercle Hermaphroditos and Gina Femia for you know, that Bakery out in Bensonhurst that don't got a name. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, October 16th at the third annual Parity Awards Ceremony and Celebration at Theaterlab.

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