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THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Celebrates 10th Year of Bringing Together Young Artists Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Celebrates 10th Year of Bringing Together Young Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals, now in its 10th year, once again brought together an extraordinary group of young artists for a free professional intensive culminating in their own production of The 24 Hour Plays ‚ÄĒ¬†available for streaming through Saturday, July 31.

Wake Up With BWW 7/29: Broadway-Bound THE NOTEBOOK Musical Announces World Premiere,  Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/29: Broadway-Bound THE NOTEBOOK Musical Announces World Premiere, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2021

Today's top stories: Broadway-bound The Notebook musical sets its world premiere dates, Sutton Foster returns to Anything Goes, Six confirms casting, and more!

Broadway-Bound THE NOTEBOOK Musical Announces March 2022 World Premiere at Chicago Sh Photo Broadway-Bound THE NOTEBOOK Musical Announces March 2022 World Premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021

Chicago Shakespeare will present the debut of Broadway-bound new musical, The Notebook (March 15-April 24, 2022). The World Premiere production features music and lyrics by singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson with book by playwright Bekah Brunstetter.

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 2021/22 Productions & Programs Photo Chicago Shakespeare Announces 2021/22 Productions & Programs
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 27, 2021

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the return of in-person performances at the Theater’s home on Navy Pier with the much-awaited debut of As You Like It infused with the hit songs of The Beatles, beginning October 6, 2021. 

Olney Theatre Center Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Olney Theatre Center Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021

In addition to its six-play membership season, the Montgomery County institution returns with an equally busy schedule of concerts, special productions, presentations, and even more curated programming to build off of the success of its summer series: Olney Outdoors.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Kicks Off Tonight Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Kicks Off Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals, now in their tenth year, kicks off their rigorous professional experience for artists 25 and under tonight with their own production of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, featuring the 43 program participants and 12 guest writers from previous years of the Nationals program.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS to Open Everyman Theatre's 2021-2022 Season Photo STEEL MAGNOLIAS to Open Everyman Theatre's 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021

Everyman Theatre is celebrateing the return to live theatre with the first offering in its 2021/2022 season with the iconic family favorite from stage and screen, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling. The production at Everyman is directed by Casey Stangl and runs from August 10 through September 5.

Iowa Stage Theatre Company Returns To In-Person Performances Photo Iowa Stage Theatre Company Returns To In-Person Performances
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2021

Iowa Stage Theatre Company, central Iowa's home for award-winning theater that inspires, enlightens and entertains, announces a return to live performances in the fall of 2021.

Pandora Productions Announces Open Call for 2021-2022 In Person Season Photo Pandora Productions Announces Open Call for 2021-2022 In Person Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021

Pandora Productions has announced auditions for the 2021-2022 In Person Season to be held on Tuesday, July 13 by appointment. This open audition is for actors, singers and dancers who’ve never worked with Pandora Productions before.

Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce First Round of 2021 Recipients Photo Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce First Round of 2021 Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021

Theatre Communications Group has announced the recipients of the first round of the 2021 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $1,072,000, allow 28 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, hoping to extend the life of the world premiere play after its first run.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Announces Line-Up for Nationals 2021 Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Announces Line-Up for Nationals 2021
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 17, 2021

Today, The 24 Hour Plays, creators of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, The 24 Hour Musicals and the Viral Monologues, announced this year’s company for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals, which will be held as a virtual program.

Echo Theater Company Announces 25th Anniversary Onstage Season Photo Echo Theater Company Announces 25th Anniversary Onstage Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2021

A virtual 25th Birthday Celebration, featuring 25 monologues by 25 playwrights including Boni B. Alvarez, Bekah Brunstetter, Jessica Goldberg, Hilly Hicks Jr., David Ives, David Lindsay-Abaire and Sarah Ruhl, performed by actors such as Enrico Colantoni, Marin Hinkle, Brent Jennings, Megan Ketch, Hamish Linklater and James Tupper, will take place on Thursday, July 1.

BWW Previews: LONG STORY SHORT, a Free, World-Premiere Virtual Monologue Series From  Photo BWW Previews: LONG STORY SHORT, a Free, World-Premiere Virtual Monologue Series From The Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Jun 8, 2021

‚ÄúI was looking for something that was less hard on one performer, but also wanted to spread the wealth and hire as many artists as we could for the final Warehouse In Your House production.‚ÄĚ

Renaissance Theaterworks Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Renaissance Theaterworks Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

Renaissance Theaterworks has announced their 2021-2022 season, the first full season at the 255 S Water Street Theatre, with the plays originally lined up for their 2020-2021 season: THE CAKE, by Bekah Brunstetter; ACTUALLY, by Anna Ziegler, and MUTHALAND, written and performed by Minita Gandhi.

Nationally Renowned Writers Fuel Short Play Series At Warehouse Virtual Series Showca Photo Nationally Renowned Writers Fuel Short Play Series At Warehouse Virtual Series Showcases
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 24, 2021

The Warehouse Theatre, a regional professional theatre based in the Upstate  of South Carolina is presenting LONG STORY SHORT, a short play series showcasing the  talents of nationally lauded writers and featuring some of the region's most recognizable theatre  artists. 

Primary Stages Announces Virtual Celebration of 25 Years of The Dorothy Strelsin New  Photo Primary Stages Announces Virtual Celebration of 25 Years of The Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

PRIMARY STAGES¬†announced today that they will hold a digital celebration for the 25th¬†Anniversary of¬†The Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group¬†on¬†Thursday May 20, 2021 at 5pm ET. The evening will also celebrate¬†Noelle Vi√Īas, the recipient of the¬†2021 Jeffry Melnick Award.

Provincetown Theater Announces Summer Shows For Playhouse in the Parking Lot Photo Provincetown Theater Announces Summer Shows For Playhouse in the Parking Lot
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

The Provincetown Theater will joining the legion of theatrical troupes across the country in producing live, in-person productions this summer. The theater has announced a roster of 3 full-fledged productions in its backyard at 238 Bradford Street in our outdoor Playhouse in the Parking Lot!

Sonia Manzano Begins Performances in THE TEMPEST at Radial Park Photo Sonia Manzano Begins Performances in THE TEMPEST at Radial Park
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021

Sonia Manzano, who spent 44 years performing as Maria and writing for  the popular and enduring children's television series Sesame Street, and who was recently featured in the new documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street will begin performances tonight in this live outdoor production of Shakespeare's The Tempest in New York. 

The Naples Players Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo The Naples Players Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 4, 2021

The Naples Players opened their doors again on April 28th with Calendar Girls in Blackburn Hall and An Ideal Husband on May 19th in their Tobye Studio Theatre. 

URINETOWN THE MUSICAL, THE CAKE and More Announced for The Studio Theatre's 2021-2022 Photo URINETOWN THE MUSICAL, THE CAKE and More Announced for The Studio Theatre's 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2021

This season the Studio Theatre has curated four stories that unpack what it means to adapt to the changing world and also what to do when adapting isn’t the answer. When is it time to change the world rather than just yourself?

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