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George Abud, Victor E. Chan, Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman & More to Star in LEMPICKA at  Photo George Abud, Victor E. Chan, Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman & More to Star in LEMPICKA at La Jolla Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has¬†announced the cast and creative team for its 2022/2023 season opener:¬†Lempicka, book, lyrics and original concept by¬†Carson Kreitzer, book and music by¬†Matt Gould, choreographed by¬†Raja Feather Kelly, and directed by Tony Award winner¬†Rachel Chavkin¬†(Broadway‚Äôs¬†Hadestown), running¬†June 14 ‚Äď July 24.

KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Added to La Jolla Playhouse 2022/2023 season Photo KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Added to La Jolla Playhouse 2022/2023 season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has announced that¬†Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord, written and performed by¬†Kristina Wong¬†(who was featured in the Playhouse‚Äôs Digital WOW production of¬†Binge), directed by¬†Chay Yew¬†(Playhouse‚Äôs¬†Cambodian Rock Band), will be added to its 2022/2023 season, running¬†September 20 ‚Äď October 16.

THE VAGRANT TRILOGY Extends at The Public Theater Photo THE VAGRANT TRILOGY Extends at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

The Public Theater will begin performances for the New York premiere of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY on Friday, April 8 with a Joseph Papp Free Performance, after the cancellation of the 2020 production just five days before the first performance and a two-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 Paladin Artists Names Veteran Agent Katie Gamelli To Oversee The Agency's Theatrical Photo Paladin Artists Names Veteran Agent Katie Gamelli To Oversee The Agency's Theatrical Literary Division
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

Paladin Artists has announced the hire of agent Katie Gamelli to oversee the company’s Theatrical Literary division effective immediately.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces THE OUTSIDERS and Re-Imagined AS YOU LIKE IT for 2022/20 Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces THE OUTSIDERS and Re-Imagined AS YOU LIKE IT for 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the final two productions for its 2022/2023 season: the world-premiere musical The Outsiders, to run February/March, 2023; and a re-imagined production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, to run November/December, 2022.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces First Four Shows of 2022/23 Season Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces First Four Shows of 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the first four productions of its 2022/2023 season. The season will also include a re-imagined classic to be co-directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley, the Rich Family Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, and Helen Hayes Award winner Will Davis, as well as a new musical.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Woodard and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has announced its return to live, in-person theatre with several exciting upcoming projects. This summer, the Playhouse will offer two on-site events: the Without Walls (WOW) production of A Thousand Ways (Part 2): An Encounter, by 600 Highwaymen, and the 2021 DNA New Works Series.

Playwrights' Center Announces 2021-2024 Core Writers Photo Playwrights' Center Announces 2021-2024 Core Writers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

As the industry and theater artists grapple with equity and the many issues facing the field, the 2021-2024 Core Writers Mathilde Dratwa, L M Feldman, Franky D. Gonzalez, Yilong Liu, TyLie Shider, Deborah Yarchun, and Nathan Yungerberg will be given the space and support to create over the next three years.

2021-22 McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowship in Playwri Photo 2021-22 McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

The 2021-2022 McKnight National Residency and Commission has been awarded to James Anthony Tyler and the 2021-2022 McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting recipients are JuCoby Johnson and Cristina Luz√°rraga.

Playwrights' Center Works Towards A More Equitable Theater Field Through Expansion Of Photo Playwrights' Center Works Towards A More Equitable Theater Field Through Expansion Of Fellowships
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

While the theater field remains uncertain yet cautiously optimistic that 2021 will see a return to in-person performances, there is no uncertainty around the systemic inequalities that have been exposed and amplified during the pandemic. Pre-pandemic 'business as usual' will not be enough when theaters open their doors again.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Phillipa Soo, Amanda Seyfried and More Join Wil Photo Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Phillipa Soo, Amanda Seyfried and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival 2021 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival announced today that the 2021 WTF Gala will take place virtually on Wednesday, April 7. The Gala will start at 7:30 PM ET, preceded by an interactive VIP pre-show for event sponsors and virtual table buyers, and will feature musical performances and special appearances from beloved friends of the Festival.

Playwrights' Center Announces 2020-2023 Core Writers Gives Significant Resources To F Photo Playwrights' Center Announces 2020-2023 Core Writers Gives Significant Resources To Further Playwrights' Careers
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

The Playwrights' Center is continuing its commitment to developing playwrights and new work through their Core Writers program. Seven of the country's most thrilling playwrights are joining the program. The 2020-2023 Core Writers are Sharon Bridgforth, Mashuq Mushtaq Deen, Andrew Rosendorf, Riti Sachdeva, Charly Evon Simpson, Crystal Skillman, and Jonathan Spector.

McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency Photo McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency & Commission and Fellowships
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

The McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center are continuing to invest in the future of theater by supporting some of today's most promising playwrights through the McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowships in Playwriting. The awards are all the more pertinent as many theater-makers face unprecedented challenges during this moment of crisis.

WTF's FREAKSHOW Braves The Digital Proscenium Photo WTF's FREAKSHOW Braves The Digital Proscenium
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

The Women's Theatre Festival proudly presents FREAKSHOW by Carson Kreitzer. This live virtual theatrical spectacular will be streamed directly into audience's homes. In producing this show, the team explores all manner of staging, set, and lighting opportunities presented by the new digital proscenium.

La Jolla Playhouse to Premiere TO THE YELLOW HOUSE by Kimber Lee and GUILTY PLEASURE  Photo La Jolla Playhouse to Premiere TO THE YELLOW HOUSE by Kimber Lee and GUILTY PLEASURE by Paul Rudnick in 2020/21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the final two productions for its 2020/2021 season: the world premieres of to the yellow house, by Kimber Lee (tokyo fish story), directed by former Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller (School for Wives, Light Up the Sky), running July 14 - August 9; and Guilty Pleasure, by Paul Rudnick (Jeffrey; screenplays for Sister Act, In & Out), directed by Christopher Ashley (Come From Away, Diana), the Rich Family Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse. Produced in association with Diversionary Theatre, Guilty Pleasure will run November 8 - December 6.

Tala Ashe, Ramsey Faragallah and More Complete the Casting of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at  Photo Tala Ashe, Ramsey Faragallah and More Complete the Casting of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY, a Public Theater commission, written by Emerging Writers Group Alumna Mona Mansour. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE VAGRANT TRILOGY begins performances in the LuEsther Hall on Tuesday, March 17 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance, and will run through Sunday, April 26 with an official press opening on Wednesday, April 1.

Ana Gasteyer, Josh Groban, Rachel Brosnahan and More to Take Part In New York Theatre Photo Ana Gasteyer, Josh Groban, Rachel Brosnahan and More to Take Part In New York Theatre Workshop's 2020 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today performers, presenters and the host for the NYTW 2020 Gala, honoring NYTW Usual Suspect & Tony Award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Three Pianos at NYTW) and Tony Award-winning producer Jordan Roth (Producer of Hadestown; President of Jujamcyn Theaters). The Gala will be held on Monday, February 3 at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York, NY 10013).

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2020 Season, Including WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2020 Season, Including WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, LEMPICKA and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces four of six productions for its 2020/2021 season, including the world premieres of Bhangin' It, book by Mike Lew (Tiger Style!) and Rehana Lew Mirza (DNA New Work Series' Child of Colonialism), music and lyrics by Sam Willmott, directed by Amy Anders Corcoran, co-produced with McCarter Theatre Center; and Mother Russia, by UC San Diego MFA alumna Lauren Yee (Cambodian Rock Band), directed by Tyne Rafaeli (The Coast Starlight); along with What the Constitution Means to Me, the acclaimed work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Heidi Schreck, directed by Oliver Butler; and the previously-announced, Broadway-bound musical Lempicka, book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer, music by Matt Gould, directed by 2019 Tony Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Broadway's Hadestown).

New York Theatre Workshop 2020 Gala Will Honor Rachel Chavkin and Jordan Roth Photo New York Theatre Workshop 2020 Gala Will Honor Rachel Chavkin and Jordan Roth
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that the NYTW 2020 Gala will honor NYTW Usual Suspect & Tony Award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Three Pianos at NYTW) and Tony Award-winning producer Jordan Roth (Hadestown). The Gala will be held on Monday, February 3 at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York, NY 10013).

Breaking: LEMPICKA Announces Pre-Broadway Run At La Jolla Playhouse Photo Breaking: LEMPICKA Announces Pre-Broadway Run At La Jolla Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned Lempicka will run at La Jolla Playhouse beginning Spring 2020. Starring Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman, Lempicka is directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin, with music by Matt Gould and book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer.

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