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WP Theater to Relaunch In-Theater Programming with WELCOME HOME, Immersive Audio Tour Photo WP Theater to Relaunch In-Theater Programming with WELCOME HOME, Immersive Audio Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

WP Theater is welcoming audiences back to the theater and consider what makes physical spaces feel like home with Welcome Home, or Ten Tiny Snapshots of WP, conceived and created by Rebecca Martínez and with Sound Design & Editing by Christopher Darbassie.

Alia Jones-Harvey to Take Part in ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Presented by The League of Pro Photo Alia Jones-Harvey to Take Part in ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Presented by The League of Professional Theatre Women
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

The League of Professional Theatre Women will present an Oral History Project event with the 4-time Tony Award-nominated producer Alia Jones-Harvey on Monday, May 24 at 6pm on Zoom. The Oral History Project chronicles and documents the contributions of significant theatre women in all fields.

Lillias White to be Honored at Amas Musical Theatre Virtual Benefit Photo Lillias White to be Honored at Amas Musical Theatre Virtual Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2021

Amas Musical Theatre will celebrate its 52nd Anniversary with¬†Amas ‚Äď You Love!: A Heart to Heart Virtual Celebration¬†on¬†Monday, May 10, 2021. Honorary Chair for the event is Grammy Award-winning Latin recording artist and activist¬†Rub√©n Blades. ‚ÄúOne Day at a Time‚ÄĚ (Netflix) actress¬†Justina Machado¬†will be Mistress of Ceremonies.

The League of Professional Theatre Women to Present Oral History Project with Micki G Photo The League of Professional Theatre Women to Present Oral History Project with Micki Grant
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020

The League of Professional Theatre Women will present an Oral History Project event with the award-winning composer, lyricist, playwright, and actress Micki Grant on Monday, November 16 at 6pm on Zoom. Admission to the event is FREE. The interview with Ms. Grant has been prerecorded, and will be followed by a live Q&A.

Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Lillias White and Nancy Santiago Negron With 2020 'Rosi Photo Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Lillias White and Nancy Santiago Negron With 2020 'Rosie' Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 51st Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 6, 2020 at the The Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street - between Lexington & Third Avenues, NYC). Honorary Chair for the event is Grammy Award-winning Latin recording artist and activist Rubén Blades. Tony Award-winner Priscilla Lopez will be Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening.

Photo Flash: Inside LPTW Oral History Project With Publicist Irene Gandy Photo Photo Flash: Inside LPTW Oral History Project With Publicist Irene Gandy
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2020

On Monday, February 10th The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, hosted an Oral History Project event with renowned Broadway publicist Irene Gandy in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). For the second installment of the Oral History Project's 2019-2020 season, publicist, producer, and PR maven Irene Gandy discussed her life and ground breaking career with producer Voza Rivers, Artistic Director of the New Heritage Theatre Group.

LPTW Will Present An Oral History Project With Publicist Irene Gandy at Bruno Walter  Photo LPTW Will Present An Oral History Project With Publicist Irene Gandy at Bruno Walter Auditorium
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2020

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, is producing an Oral History Project event with renowned Broadway publicist Irene Gandy on Monday, February 10 beginning at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm.

Charlotte Moore Will Interview Angela Lansbury for LPTW Oral History Project at Bruno Photo Charlotte Moore Will Interview Angela Lansbury for LPTW Oral History Project at Bruno Walter Auditorium
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm (doors at 5:30pm) in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the FREE event is currently sold out.

Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14 Photo Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14
by Julie Musbach - Sep 30, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm. 

David Davila's AZTEC PIRATES Begins Frank Silvera Reading Series Photo David Davila's AZTEC PIRATES Begins Frank Silvera Reading Series
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2019

The Frank Silvera Writers Workshop kicks off its forty-seventh annual reading series this Monday September 9th at 7pm with David Davila's immigration drama, Aztec Pirates And The Insignificance Of Life On Mars. The reading, directed by Nilsa Reyna, features Ollie Corchado, Cory Alexander, Lillian Andrea De Leon, Julia Botero, Selina Michelle Fonseca, Gerard Lucero, Alexandra Castro, and Jatnna Marte.

Alicia Foxworth's GHOST WRITER To Close 2019 Season Of Frank Silvera Writer's Worksho Photo Alicia Foxworth's GHOST WRITER To Close 2019 Season Of Frank Silvera Writer's Workshop
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

Alicia Foxworth's period drama Ghost Writer will bring the curtain down on the 2018 -19 season of the Frank Silvera Writer's Workshop monthly play reading series in partnership with The Billie Holiday Theatre.

The Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop Presents CHICKEN AND BISCUITS Starring Ryan Vona, Photo The Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop Presents CHICKEN AND BISCUITS Starring Ryan Vona, Danny Johnson and More
by Sarah Hookey - May 8, 2019

The Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop will present Douglas Lyons's new family comedy Chicken & Biscuits Monday May 13th at 7pm; at The Billie Holiday Theatre. Chicken & Biscuits, written in residence at The Directors Company, has previously been selected and performed in the Front Porch Reading Series and Queen Theatre's 2019 New American Voices Reading Series.

Photo Flash: LPTW Oral History Project Welcomes Tovah Feldshuh Photo Photo Flash: LPTW Oral History Project Welcomes Tovah Feldshuh
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women, an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, presented an Oral History Project event with six-time Emmy and Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh on Monday, May 6 at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Ms. Feldshuh discussed her life and prolific career with award-winning drama critic Linda Winer.

Photo Flash: Inside AMAS Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photo Flash: Inside AMAS Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and celebrated its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening.

LPTW Will Present Oral History With Tovah Feldshuh at NY Library For The Performing A Photo LPTW Will Present Oral History With Tovah Feldshuh at NY Library For The Performing Arts
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present an Oral History Project event with six-time Emmy and Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh on Monday, May 6 starting at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm.

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual Gala Photo Amas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual Gala
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening.

LPTW To Present Oral History With Playwright Lynn Nottage Photo LPTW To Present Oral History With Playwright Lynn Nottage
by Julie Musbach - Jan 9, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present its first Oral History Project of 2019 with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Monday, February 4 starting at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street).

LPTW To Honor Lois Smith With Oral History Project 10/22 Photo LPTW To Honor Lois Smith With Oral History Project 10/22
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present its first Oral History Project of the 2018-19 season with Tony-nominated actress Lois Smith on Monday, October 22 starting at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm. 

Amas Musical Theatre Celebrates 50 Years with Salons, Workshops, and More Photo Amas Musical Theatre Celebrates 50 Years with Salons, Workshops, and More
by Julie Musbach - Aug 8, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre is 50! During the coming year, the company will offer a wide array of programming devoted to continuing its mission of promoting cultural diversity in American musicals. A full schedule of events is listed below.

Project1VOICE Honors The Lifetime Achievements Of Vinnette Carroll, Hope Clarke, Haro Photo Project1VOICE Honors The Lifetime Achievements Of Vinnette Carroll, Hope Clarke, Harold Wheeler And Hattie Winston-Wheeler
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area.

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