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The Assembly's Deceleration Lab Continues With Nehassaiu DeGannes' Ebb & Lo' Photo The Assembly's Deceleration Lab Continues With Nehassaiu DeGannes' Ebb & Lo'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2020

The second and final showing of new work developed in The Assembly's Deceleration Lab is TONIGHT (Saturday, December 19th) at 7pm ET/4pm PT! Lab artist Nehassaiu deGannes' has assembled over two dozen artists to collaborate on EBB & lo', a devised exigesis of the life and writing of poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Canceled THE ANTELOPE PARTY Gets Virtual Benefit Reading Photo Canceled THE ANTELOPE PARTY Gets Virtual Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down New York theaters, Dutch Kills Theater Company (Temping, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) was finishing up tech rehearsals at The Wild Project for the New York Premiere of 2018 Weissberger Award for Playwrighting nominee THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer.

Dutch Kills Theater's Immersive Show TEMPING Begins Previews in October Photo Dutch Kills Theater's Immersive Show TEMPING Begins Previews in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present Wolf 359's TEMPING an interactive, immersive and site specific solo theatrical experience. It is written by Michael Yates Crowley (The Rape of the Sabine Women, The Ted Haggard Monologues) and directed by Michael Rau.

Ben Beckley, Kevin Chaikelson, Sarah Hund and More Join THE REVUE OF REVUES Photo Ben Beckley, Kevin Chaikelson, Sarah Hund and More Join THE REVUE OF REVUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Coming to a computer, smartphone, or tablet near you, it is the premiere of The Revue of Revues. Performed entirely in the digital realm, The Revue of Revues presents performers from around the country collaborating on musical numbers and sketch comedy routines from some of the greatest musical theatre minds from the past to today's newest writers

Krista Knight's CRUSH Wins Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Photo Krista Knight's CRUSH Wins Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Krista Knight's video puppet play CRUSH is one of the six winning works of the 45th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival. The winning play, which was selected from over 500 submissions and a group of 30 finalists, will be published and made available for licensing through Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals company.

No Puppet Co. to Present the World Premiere of Krista Knight's CRUSH Photo No Puppet Co. to Present the World Premiere of Krista Knight's CRUSH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

No Puppet Co. will present the World Premiere of CRUSH, a video puppet play written by Krista Knight, presented in six parts and released in separate installments on YouTube, August 4-20.

Lilli Cooper, Kathleen Chalfant and More Announced for Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW P Photo Lilli Cooper, Kathleen Chalfant and More Announced for Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their tenth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Jeremy O. Harris and Theresa Rebeck, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.

Premieres From Jeremy O. Harris, Theresa Rebeck and More Included in Red Bull Theater Photo Premieres From Jeremy O. Harris, Theresa Rebeck and More Included in Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for their tenth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Jeremy O. Harris and Theresa Rebeck, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.

THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer Will Make it's NYC Premiere Beginning in March Photo THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer Will Make it's NYC Premiere Beginning in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

After an acclaimed premiere in Chicago, Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present the New York Premiere of 2018 Weissberger Award for Playwrighting nominee THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer. It is directed by 2017 Lucille Lortel Award winner Jess Chayes (HOME/SICK, Half Moon Bay) with dramaturgy by Sarah Lunnie (What the Constitution Means to Me, Grand Horizons, Hillary and Clinton, A Doll's House Part 2). Previews begin March 19 at The Wild Project in Manhattan with opening slated for March 25.

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Tour Kicks Off Today, January 12 Photo WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Tour Kicks Off Today, January 12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020

Heidi Schreck's Tony Award nominated play and Pulitzer Prize finalist What the Constitution Means to Me, directed by Oliver Butler, kicks off its national tour today, January 12, beginning at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles and playing 40 weeks in 22 cities.

Northern Stage Mounts KING LEAR Featuring a Powerhouse Cast Photo Northern Stage Mounts KING LEAR Featuring a Powerhouse Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

Shakespeare's tragic tornado of familial and political civil war will take the stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction January 22 - February 9. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students.

Northern Stage Launches Into the New Year and Decade With NEW WORKS NOW 7.0 Photo Northern Stage Launches Into the New Year and Decade With NEW WORKS NOW 7.0
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

Now in its seventh year, Northern Stage's New Works Now festival will feature three new plays, January 10 and 11 at the Barrette Center for the Arts. The Northern Stage Artistic team, including Producing Artistic Director Carol Dunne and BOLD Associate Artistic Director & New Works Now Producer Jess Chayes, reached out to writers and artists in the Northern Stage community and read dozens of unproduced plays, selecting three to be workshopped with professional actors and directors for one week, culminating in a public festival of free staged readings.

Theatre Row Announces the Inaugural Kitchen Sink Residency Cohort Photo Theatre Row Announces the Inaugural Kitchen Sink Residency Cohort
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Theatre Row has announced the recipients of the first-ever Kitchen Sink Residency, its most ambitious initiative yet, designed to nurture smaller, emerging performing arts companies

Northern Stage Presents World Premiere About Hacking and Stolen Identity Photo Northern Stage Presents World Premiere About Hacking and Stolen Identity
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

What happens when someone gains access to your online identity? Dartmouth graduate Brenda Withers' world premiere Jordan tackles this timely topic on the main stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT from October 16 a?" November 3. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students.

The Assembly Welcomes Meredith Lucio as Producing Director; Emily Caffery Named Artis Photo The Assembly Welcomes Meredith Lucio as Producing Director; Emily Caffery Named Artistic Producer
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

The Assembly announced that Tony Award-winning producer Meredith Lucio has joined the company as Producing Director while Associate Producer Emily Caffery has been promoted to the role of Artistic Producer.

Exclusive: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME To Be Filmed For Future Release Photo Exclusive: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME To Be Filmed For Future Release
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME is being recorded today for eventual future release. 

Dutch Kills Announces 2019-2020 UK/US Season Photo Dutch Kills Announces 2019-2020 UK/US Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies), a company that divides its time between productions in New York and Edinburgh, will present two World Premiere productions during the upcoming 2019 a?" 2020 theater season:

Broadway's WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Recoups Photo Broadway's WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Recoups
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

The two-time Tony Award-nominated, Pulitzer Prize Finalist, and Obie Award-winning Best New American Play What the Constitution Means to Me has achieved full recoupment of its $2.5 million capitalization with the week ending July 14th, and will deliver a full return of capital to its investors with six weeks remaining in the Broadway engagement.

Heidi Schreck Discusses Her Next Project, Favorite Audience Member and More! Photo Heidi Schreck Discusses Her Next Project, Favorite Audience Member and More!
by Paul Smith - Jul 15, 2019

Heidi Schreck is currently starring in her own play, What the Constitution Means to Me, on Broadway, after a tranfer from New York Theatre Workshop. The play received two Tony nominations, both for Schreck as a playwright and as an actress. The Obie winning actress sat down with amNewYork to discuss her whirlwind year and what is next for her.

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Will Launch a National Tour In January 2020 Photo WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Will Launch a National Tour In January 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Heidi Schreck's Tony Award nominated play and Pulitzer Prize finalist What the Constitution Means to Me, directed by Oliver Butler, will embark on a national tour in January 2020, beginning at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles and playing 40 weeks in 22 cities including Charlotte, Hartford, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, with more to be announced. All venues, dates, and casting for the national tour will be announced at a later date.

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