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BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Gray's Ever-So-Timely Take on THE KARENS Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Gray's Ever-So-Timely Take on THE KARENS
by Gil Kaan - Aug 4, 2021

The Muse Collective will stream the world premiere of Peter Gray’s THE KARENS beginning August 13, 2021. Muse Collective’s founder and artistic director Michael Alvarez directs the cast of Morgan Danielle Day, Felicia Santiago and LaurenSage Browning. Got the chance to chat with Peter on his KARENS and his creatively productive relationship with Michael and his Muse Collective.

BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Coy On Building His House In The Country and Other Pl Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Coy On Building His House In The Country and Other Plays
by Gil Kaan - Jul 8, 2021

Prolific playwright Peter Coy has recently published his latest collection of his plays A House In The Country and Other Plays.  I had the chance to pick deeply into Peter’s brain on his works and past schooling.

The Cell Premieres THE SIGNAL THROUGH THE NOISE Photo The Cell Premieres THE SIGNAL THROUGH THE NOISE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021

Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre will premiere the fourth installment of its ongoing online serial Tolerance Party, with The Signal Through The Noise, available to stream via their website February 26. This installment finds two of our heroes separated in a breakout room, assigned with an unwieldy task.

Boulder's Local Theater Company Welcomes Henry Louis Gates Jr to LIVING ROOM LOCAL Photo Boulder's Local Theater Company Welcomes Henry Louis Gates Jr to LIVING ROOM LOCAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2021

Local Theater Company's Founding Artistic Director Pesha Rudnick announced today that Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, will join Denver-based Transformation Coach Michanda Lindsey for an hour-long interactive conversation on Sunday, January 31, 12pm MT.

Bard At The Gate Reschedules ORIGIN STORY To October 14 Photo Bard At The Gate Reschedules ORIGIN STORY To October 14
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2020

The Bard at the Gate webstream of Dan LeFranc's play ORIGIN STORY set for Wednesday, October 7 -- the same night as the Vice-Presidential debate - has been rescheduled to the following Wednesday, October 14,  at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

The Cell Theatre Premieres TOLERANCE PARTY #2: ROLE CALL Photo The Cell Theatre Premieres TOLERANCE PARTY #2: ROLE CALL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2020

Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre in association with DimlyWit Productionswill broadcast the second installment of its Tolerance Party series entitled Role Call which will be available to stream via their website.

Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Continues With Dan LeFranc's ORIGIN STORY Photo Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Continues With Dan LeFranc's ORIGIN STORY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2020

ORIGIN STORY, a play by Dan LeFranc, is the 4th play in Paula Vogel's popular online reading series BARD AT THE GATE, scheduled to debut on Thursday, October 7 at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Open Air Flexpass and Adjusts 2020 Summe Photo Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Open Air Flexpass and Adjusts 2020 Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2020

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announced that they have adjusted their 2020 Summer Season in light of the ongoing public health crisis.

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents ORESTES 2.0 Photo The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents ORESTES 2.0
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 19, 2020

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Orestes 2.0 by Charles L. Mee and directed by Joseph Hendel.

Photo Coverage: TCG Celebrates David Henry Hwang and National Black Theatre Festival  Photo Photo Coverage: TCG Celebrates David Henry Hwang and National Black Theatre Festival at 2020 Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 4, 2020

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, just celebrated its 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories, last night, February 3, 2020, at The Edison Ballroom. The Gala honored North Carolina Black Repertory Company's National Black Theatre Festival, based in Winston-Salem; playwright David Henry Hwang; and TCG's arts advocacy at the federal level. The evening included performances from A Strange Loop and Soft Power, and feature Billy Bustamante, James Jackson, Jr., and Alyse Alan Louis.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Complete Summer 2020 Season Photo Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Complete Summer 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2019

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete lineup for the 2020 Summer Season, including Shakespeare's crookback villain Richard III and the lovestruck romantic comedy Love's Labor's Lost, alongside the world premiere of The Venetian Twins by Carlo Goldoni in a new adaptation by Christopher Bayes and Steven Epp. The 2020 season will also feature free performances of HVSF's family-friendly, touring production of Much Ado About Nothing. Performance schedule and casting will be announced at a later date.

TCG Publishes DISCOVERING THE CLOWN, Or The Funny Book Of Good Acting Photo TCG Publishes DISCOVERING THE CLOWN, Or The Funny Book Of Good Acting
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2019

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Discovering the Clown, or The Funny Book of Good Acting by Christopher Bayes, with Virginia Scott.

Chester Theatre Company Presents CURVE OF DEPARTURE Photo Chester Theatre Company Presents CURVE OF DEPARTURE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2019

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) will present Curve of Departure by Rachel Bonds in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 8 - 18. The production is directed by Keira Naughton making her CTC debut.

Fiasco Theater Now Accepting Applications for Fall Conservatory Photo Fiasco Theater Now Accepting Applications for Fall Conservatory
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2019

New York company Fiasco Theater has announced plans to expand its training programs beginning this fall. 

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents MONSTER Photo The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents MONSTER
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Monster, written by Ava Geyer and directed by Joseph Hendel, as part of the 2019 Wagner New Play Festival.

The Wilma Theater Closes Season With World Premiere Written For Hothouse Company Photo The Wilma Theater Closes Season With World Premiere Written For Hothouse Company
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2019

When a family of shepherds in the suburbs of Corinth learns their adopted son Oedipus has ascended the throne of Thebes, they plan a bender to end all benders. But who's on cleanup after the party's over? Equal parts irreverent comedy and emotional journey into family dysfunction, Dionysus Was Such A Nice Man by Kate Tarker examines with horror and humor the lasting effects of personal trauma. The first ever World Premiere commissioned for Wilma's HotHouse, this searing new play directed by French physical theater master Dominique Serrand runs April 23 - May 12 at The Wilma Theater.

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM Photo The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Life is a Dream, by Pedro Calderon de la Barca and directed by Joseph Hendel.

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM Photo The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Life is a Dream, by Pedro Calderon de la Barca and directed by Joseph Hendel.

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM Photo The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Life is a Dream, by Pedro Calderon de la Barca and directed by Joseph Hendel.

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM Photo The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Life is a Dream, by Pedro Calderon de la Barca and directed by Joseph Hendel.

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