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Victory Gardens Theater Names Ken-Matt Martin As Artistic Director Photo Victory Gardens Theater Names Ken-Matt Martin As Artistic Director
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2021

Victory Gardens Theater has announced Ken-Matt Martin as the next Artistic Director in the company's 46-year history, following a nationwide search that began last fall in partnership with Arts Consulting Group.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Books on Black Theatre - Monologues, Plays, History, and More Photo Broadway Books: 10 MORE Books on Black Theatre - Monologues, Plays, History, and More!
by BWW Features - Jun 28, 2020

We've rounded up 10 MORE books about Black theatre to read and educate yourself while in quarantine. 

OUT Of Site Queer History Walking Tour Launches In South Of Market For Pride Month Photo OUT Of Site Queer History Walking Tour Launches In South Of Market For Pride Month
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2019

Eye Zen Presents announces part two of its performance-driven, queer history walking tours. From Native American Two-Spirit culture to the Folsom Street Fair, lesbian auto mechanics to labor activists, dock workers to drag queens, OUT of Site: SOMA places audiences in the physical spaces of our LGBTQ2+ ancestors to rediscover the hidden history of San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood. With an ensemble cast featuring Kai Brothers, Maria David, Brian Freeman, Marga Gomez, Ryan Hayes and J. Miko Thomas aka Landa Lakes, OUT of Site runs June 8 9 and 15 16, Saturdays at noon and 3 p.m., and Sundays at 1 p.m. Tickets, $10 - $45, are now on sale via a direct link at eyezen.org/out-of-site-soma.

OUT OF SITE, A Queer History Performance Walking Tour Alights In San Francisco This M Photo OUT OF SITE, A Queer History Performance Walking Tour Alights In San Francisco This March
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2018

Eye Zen Presents is proud to announce the world premiere of OUT OF SITE, a two-part performance event interpreting San Francisco's rich queer history on the sites where it all began. Part one takes place in North Beach, March 10 ‚Äď 25, and part two in the Tenderloin, May 12 ‚Äď 27.

Return to Castle Rock in Gwendy's Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar
by Robert Diamond - May 16, 2017

OriginKC: New Works Festival to Welcome Major Artistic Leaders for Festival Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre elevates its profile in the national theatre community with the second annual OriginKC: NEW WORKS FESTIVAL. In addition to a striking lineup of playwrights and directors for this year's festival, an impressive list of arts leaders from preeminent regional theaters across the country will be attending the Festival Weekend, May 12-13. 

2017 Downtown Urban Arts Festival to Kick Off with LISA LISA at Joe's Pub; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF), presented by Creative Ammo Inc., is a renowned multi-disciplinary arts event with cultural offerings in theater, film, music and poetry held annually during the spring at venues in downtown Manhattan, NYC.

DARKNESS WHISPERS Makes Its E-Book Debut
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 17, 2017

BALTIMORE, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman have a new release coming out in early 2017 titled, Darkness Whispers.The print edition is already sold out, butthe e-book version is coming soon.Darkness Whispers introduces the town of Windbrook. Nothing changes there. Nothing is different. Except... except today something is different. An old man with piercing gray eyes arrives in town. And he isn't coming alone. Death travels with him.

Chay Yew's A LANGUAGE OF THEIR OWN Coming to MediaRites' Theatre Diaspora
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

MediaRites, a nonprofit organization that provides innovative, award-winning radio, theater and documentary programs, today announced that it will produce A Language of Their Own by award-winning playwright Chay Yew.

Chay Yew's A LANGUAGE OF THEIR OWN Coming to MediaRites' Theatre Diaspora
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

MediaRites, a nonprofit organization that provides innovative, award-winning radio, theater and documentary programs, today announced that it will produce A Language of Their Own by award-winning playwright Chay Yew.

Victory Gardens Sets Cast of HILLARY AND CLINTON World Premiere
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 11, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for the next show of its 41st season, the world premiere of Hillary and Clinton by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Hillary and Clinton runs April 1 - May 1, 2016, with the press performance on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Teatro Vista to Premiere WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS?
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 26, 2016

Teatro Vista, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Victory Gardens Theater, presents the world premiere of Where Did We Sit on the Bus?, created and performed by Brian Quijada and directed by Victory Gardens' Artistic Director, Chay Yew. The production will take place at the Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. Chicago. Opening/Press night is Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 pm.  Regular performances are from Friday, March 18 through Sunday, April 10. Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Preview performances run from Thursday, March 10 through Wednesday, March 16. All tickets are $15. Students and seniors (65+) with valid I.D. are $12. Discounts are also available for groups of 20 or more. Tickets may be purchased at all HotTix locations or by visiting www.teatrovista.org.

August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Continues MTC's 49th Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Marin Theatre Company continues its 49th Season with August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN. Set in 1904 Pittsburgh, Gem marks the beginning of Wilson's ten-play century cycle dramatizing the African American experience during the 20th century; an unprecedented series that includes the Pulitzer Prize winning Fences and The Piano Lesson.

August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN to Continue MTC's 49th Season This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Marin Theatre Company continues its 49th Season with August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN. Set in 1904 Pittsburgh, Gem marks the beginning of Wilson's ten-play century cycle dramatizing the African American experience during the 20th century; an unprecedented series that includes the Pulitzer Prize winning Fences and The Piano Lesson.

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Cherry Lane Theatre announced the 2015 line-up today for the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project's 17th season, the corner stone of Cherry Lane Theatre's development programs.

Early Bird Tickets for San Francisco International Arts Festival on Sale 3/1
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 26, 2015

Early Bird Tickets for the San Francisco International Arts Festival go on sale on Sunday March 1. Ten percent of tickets to all performances at SFIAF 2015 will be made available for the incredible Early Bird Rate of $12. General admission tickets that usually cost between $15 and $30 will be sold at the reduced rate throughout the month of March for as long as the allocations last.

San Francisco International Arts Festival Returns to Fort Mason Center
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 4, 2015

The San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) is thrilled to announce that in 2015 the Festival will be moving back to the Fort Mason Center.

2015 San Francisco International Arts Festival Moving to Fort Mason Center
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 25, 2014

The San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) has announced that in 2015 the Festival will be moving back to the Fort Mason Center. The Festival will be co-presented by Fort Mason as part of its FMC Presents Series. The relationship gives SFIAF access to six different venues on the Fort Mason campus and the ability to present over 150 ticketed performances by artists from the Bay Area and ten countries in the space of three action packed weeks. The Festival will also feature a major arts exhibition titled Bearing Witness: Surveillance in the Drone Age compiled by curators Matt McKinley and Hanna Regev as well as multiple educational, residency and outreach activities.

PLACAS with Ric Salinas to Run 4/3-6 at Los Angeles Theatre Center
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 25, 2014

A Salvadoran immigrant tries to reclaim his family while letting go of his gangbanger past. Culture Clash's Ric Salinas heads the cast when San Francisco International Arts Festival brings the national tour of PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo by Paul S. Flores to the Los Angeles Theatre Center for four performances only, April 3-April 6.

THE HORROR! THE HORROR! Book Signing and Discussion To be Held, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013

After Baltimore, MD author Harrison Demchick launched his debut novel, The Listeners, at Towson's Ukazoo Books on December 17, 2012-the biggest event in the history of the store-both he and store manager Matthew Shenko knew there had to be another event.

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