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Photos: THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS 2022 Now Available To Stream Online! Photo Photos: THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS 2022 Now Available To Stream Online!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2022

In a dynamic live return of The 24 Hour Plays flagship intensive for early-career artists, a select group of 43 actors, directors, playwrights, producers and a composer created new work written, rehearsed and performed in 24 hours. See photos from the plays!

Joshua Harmon Announced as Honorary Festival Playwright of Samuel French's Off Off Br Photo Joshua Harmon Announced as Honorary Festival Playwright of Samuel French's Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

Samuel French’s Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival has announced that Joshua Harmon is this year’s honorary festival playwright. This year’s top 30 playwrights were chosen from over 650 submissions around the world. They will present their plays during a week-long festival August 16-20 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater in New York City.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Announce 2022 Nationals Company With A Return To The In-Person Prog Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Announce 2022 Nationals Company With A Return To The In-Person Program
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2022

The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals will take place in person in New York City for the first time since 2019 at Theatre Row on Monday, July 25th. Tickets for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals 2022 performance will be offered exclusively through a lottery system.

Anastacia McCleskey Joins The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE as Celie; Full Cast, Design and Photo Anastacia McCleskey Joins The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE as Celie; Full Cast, Design and Production Teams Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

The Muny announced its full cast, design and production teams for the Muny Premiere of The Color Purple, August 3 – 9, 2022.   Joining the previously announced principal cast of Tracee Beazer (Shug Avery), Nasia Thomas (Nettie), Evan Tyrone Martin (Mister), Gilbert Domally (Harpo) and Nicole Michelle Haskins (Sofia) is Anastacia McCleskey (Celie).

NextStop Theatre Company Announces 2022/2023 Season Photo NextStop Theatre Company Announces 2022/2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022

NextStop Theatre Company has announced their tenth professional season of theater in Northern Virginia. The company's first full season since the start of the pandemic will feature a wide assortment of titles ranging from beloved classics to bold new area premieres.

WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Debuts 'If This Is Love' From THE NOTEBOOK World Premiere Mu Photo WATCH: Ingrid Michaelson Debuts 'If This Is Love' From THE NOTEBOOK World Premiere Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has debuted a first look music video of the song 'If This Is Love' from the world premiere of The Notebook, performed in-studio by Ingrid Michaelson, who is writing the production’s music and lyrics. Watch here!

Centerstage Theatre Wraps their 2021-2022 Season with THE OREGON TRAIL Photo Centerstage Theatre Wraps their 2021-2022 Season with THE OREGON TRAIL
by Grace Cutler - Jul 12, 2022

Centerstage Theatre wraps a successful 2021-2022 season with their production of The Oregon Trail. It runs from August 19 to September 11, 2022 for three performances weekly (Friday through Sunday) at the Knutzen Family Theater on Dumas Bay in Federal Way, WA.

Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK Wo Photo Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK World Premiere Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the cast and creative team for the highly anticipated world premiere of The Notebook, a new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film.

Full Cast Announced For MARY POPPINS at The Muny Photo Full Cast Announced For MARY POPPINS at The Muny
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's high-flying production of Mary Poppins this July. Find out who is in the cast. 

Becky Ann Baker and Nikki M. James Will Lead Industry Reading of New Musical ASK, I W Photo Becky Ann Baker and Nikki M. James Will Lead Industry Reading of New Musical ASK, I WILL TELL.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

A private industry reading of Ask, I Will Tell, a new musical by Ben Diskant, will be presented in New York City on Thursday, June 23 at 3pm. 

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Schele Williams Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Schele Williams
by Elliot Lanes - May 17, 2022

Today’s subject Schele Williams is currently living her Theatre Life as the director of the World Premiere TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) production Show Way The Musical now running in the Family Theater at Kennedy Center through May 29th.

Student Blog: The Play You Should Read According to Your Zodiac Sign Photo Student Blog: The Play You Should Read According to Your Zodiac Sign
by Student Blogger: Meredith Muirhead - Apr 29, 2022

Every theatre student is always told to read more plays, but oftentimes, it's difficult to find something that holds our attention or seems right for us. After examining this trend among my fellow college theatre students for some time, I started to cobble together a list of play recommendations specifically tailored towards something all of us are very interested in: our zodiac signs! Now, I (a Scorpio) have offered a play recommendation for each of the twelve signs based on what I think they need most, so find your sun sign, check out the description, and happy play reading!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 2022/2023 Initial Lineup Including THE NOTEBOOK Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 2022/2023 Initial Lineup Including THE NOTEBOOK, WUTHERING HEIGHTS & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

Get the season schedule for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 2022/2023 Season, which includes a highly anticipated world premiere musical, striking new adaptations of literary classics, and Barbara Gaines directing her final production in her role as artistic director, thirty-six years after founding the company.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2022 Applications Today Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2022 Applications Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that the 11th annual application for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals are now open and will run through April 18, 2022. The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals will take place in person in NYC for the first time since 2019.

BWW Review: THE CAKE at Stageworks Theatre is a Sweet and Occasionally Filling Look a Photo BWW Review: THE CAKE at Stageworks Theatre is a Sweet and Occasionally Filling Look at Gay Marriage in the South
by Luke Evans - Mar 22, 2022

This production of The Cake may not be perfect, but what it lacks in thematic depth, it makes up for in confectionary charm and good intentions.

Omaha Community Playhouse Announces Upcoming 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) has announced the titles to be produced during their 98th season, which will run from August 2022 through June 2023.

CLATA's LA GRINGA Comes to Festival De Teatro Puertorriqueño E Internacional Photo CLATA's LA GRINGA Comes to Festival De Teatro Puertorriqueño E Internacional
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

Every fall, the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) imports top Latino theater artists and companies from the U.S. and Latin America to perform during Destinos Chicago International Latino Theater Festival.  

Olney Theatre Center's New Musical A.D. 16 Now Available for Streaming Photo Olney Theatre Center's New Musical A.D. 16 Now Available for Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2022

Olney Theatre Center is making a recorded video of a live performance of A.D. 16 (book by Bekah Brunstetter; music, lyrics and story by Cinco Paul; directed by Stephen Brackett) available for online viewing between March 16 -20, 2022. The dates correspond with the final extension week of the in-person run, which closes on Sunday, March 20.

THE CAKE Comes to Williamston Theatre in March Photo THE CAKE Comes to Williamston Theatre in March
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

Mid-Michigan’s award-winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, presents The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter.  Performances for this funny and heartfelt play begin Thursday, March 24 and run through Sunday, April 24.  Tickets are now on sale.

A.D. 16 Starring Ben Fankhauser & Phoenix Best Announces Extension Photo A.D. 16 Starring Ben Fankhauser & Phoenix Best Announces Extension
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022

Olney Theatre Center is extending the run of A.D. 16 (book by Bekah Brunstetter, music and lyrics by Cinco Paul, directed by Stephen Brackett) through March 20, 2022.

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