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Applications are now open for Columbia University's MFA in Theatre Photo Applications are now open for Columbia University's MFA in Theatre
by - Nov 3, 2021

Special Offer - Applications are now open for Columbia University’s MFA in Theatre

Primary Stages Announces Plans for 2022 In-Person Return, Plus New Artistic Developme Photo Primary Stages Announces Plans for 2022 In-Person Return, Plus New Artistic Development Programs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

PRIMARY STAGES has announced new artistic development programs, as well as their path towards reopening to in-person theater in Spring 2022.

Rachel Lynett's APOLOGIES TO LORRAINE HANSBERRY (YOU TOO AUGUST WILSON) Wins 14th Ann Photo Rachel Lynett's APOLOGIES TO LORRAINE HANSBERRY (YOU TOO AUGUST WILSON) Wins 14th Annual Yale Drama Series Prize
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2021

This year the Yale Drama Series Prize once again saw a robust and talented group of applicants dedicated to writing for the theater, receiving over 2050 submissions from 60 countries.

2020 National Showcase of New Plays Announces Photo 2020 National Showcase of New Plays Announces
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, is delighted to announce the plays selected for its 19th Annual National Showcase of New Plays.

Primary Stages Announces Virtual Fall Season Photo Primary Stages Announces Virtual Fall Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2020

PRIMARY STAGES has announced its Fall 2020 Virtual Season. The Foundation Series will revisit the work of some of Primary Stages' family of artists, including The Tribute Artist by Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award winner Charles Busch and The Night Watcher by Obie Award winner and Tony Award nominee Charlayne Woodard.

Regional Spotlight: How Primary Stages is Working Through the Global Health Crisis Photo Regional Spotlight: How Primary Stages is Working Through the Global Health Crisis
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2020

Today we're checking in with Primary Stages, to find out how the health crisis is affecting them, how you can help, and more.

Playwrights Foundation Announces 43rd Festival Semifinalists And Finalists Photo Playwrights Foundation Announces 43rd Festival Semifinalists And Finalists
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2020

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premiere launchpad for exceptional plays and playwrights, has announced the semifinalists and finalists for the 2020 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), which is scheduled to run July 17-26, 2020.

PEERLESS, ROZ AND RAY and More Announced in Primary Stages 2020/21 Season Photo PEERLESS, ROZ AND RAY and More Announced in Primary Stages 2020/21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

PRIMARY STAGES has announced their 2020/21 season, which will mark a return to 59E59 Theaters as the resident theatre company beginning in September 2020.

ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Postpones Run Photo ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Postpones Run
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019

Primary Stages (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today that it will postpone its production of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo (Beautiful Province (Belle Province -a?"Yale Drama Prize), which was planned to begin previews Friday, November 1 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Ticketholders can contact their point of purchase for a refund. A new timeline for On That Day in Amsterdam will be determined and announced at a later date.

Andy Lucien Joins The Cast Of Primary Stages' ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM, Previews Begi Photo Andy Lucien Joins The Cast Of Primary Stages' ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM, Previews Begin 11/1
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2019

Primary Stages' production of the world premiere of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo (Beautiful Province (Belle Province)-a?"Yale Drama Prize) and directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths) will begin previews on Friday, November 1. Opening night is set for Tuesday, November 19, for a run through Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). For ticket exchanges, please visit your point of purchase.

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates 35th Anniversary Gala Photo Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates 35th Anniversary Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2019

Just last night, Primary Stages held its 35th Anniversary Gala, honor ingPulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Downstairs, Bernhardt/Hamlet), and Tony Award-winning producers from the Primary Stages family Jamie deRoy (The Ferryman, Little Women), Dasha Epstein (Ain't Misbehavin', Exits and Entrances), Susan Rose (The Band's Visit, Sabina), and Cheryl Wiesenfeld (Ain't Too Proud, In the Continuum). 

Rachel Chavkin, Tony Goldwyn, and More Join Primary Stages 35th Anniversary Gala Photo Rachel Chavkin, Tony Goldwyn, and More Join Primary Stages 35th Anniversary Gala
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019

PRIMARY STAGES announced today additional performers and special guests for the Primary Stages 35th Anniversary Gala.

Primary Stages Announces Cast of ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Photo Primary Stages Announces Cast of ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM
by Julie Musbach - Sep 18, 2019

Primary Stages announces casting for the world premiere of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo

Primary Stages Announces Recipient Of Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award & Inaugural Photo Primary Stages Announces Recipient Of Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award & Inaugural Company In Residence
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2019

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is thrilled to announce that this year's Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award will be awarded to Inda Craig-Galv√°n for her play Welcome to Matteson!.

44th Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival Announces Six Winning Plays Photo 44th Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival Announces Six Winning Plays
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2019

Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals company, has announced the winners of the 2019 Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival (OOB), the nation's premier short play competition.  

Primary Stages Presents World Premiere Of Clarence Coo's ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Photo Primary Stages Presents World Premiere Of Clarence Coo's ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2019

PRIMARY STAGES is proud to announce that tickets are now on sale for the first two productions of its 35th Anniversary season. The season will kick off in the fall with the world premiere of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo (Beautiful Province (Belle Province)-a?'Yale Drama Prize) and directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths). Performances begin at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on October 29, 2019, with opening night set for November 19, for a run through December 18, 2019.

Premiere Stages To Present New Jersey Premiere Of Rohina Malik's Yasmina's NECKLACE Photo Premiere Stages To Present New Jersey Premiere Of Rohina Malik's Yasmina's NECKLACE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2019

Premiere Stages will present the New Jersey premiere of Rohina Malik's Joseph Jefferson Award-nominated play Yasmina's Necklace at Kean University in Union September 5-22. Previously presented at the 16th Street Theater and Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Yasmina's Necklace tells the story of Abdul Samee. Abdul's father is Iraqi and mother is Puerto Rican - but if you ask him, he'll say he's Italian.

Lauren Yee Is This Year's Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival Honorar Photo Lauren Yee Is This Year's Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival Honorary Festival Playwright
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 13, 2019

Samuel French's Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival (OOB), the nation's premier short play competition, is excited to announce that Lauren Yee (Cambodian Rock Band, The Great Leap, The Hatmaker's Wife) is this year's honorary festival playwright. Additionally, the distinguished lineup of judges will include Masi Asare, Eleanor Burgess, Clarence Coo, Vichet Chum, Chris Giordano, Keli Goff, David L. Kimple, Margaret Ledford, Emily Morse, Salem Tsegaye, Miriam Weiner and Alexis Williams.

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Theatre Lab Acting Company, Dramaturgs and Advisors
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 2, 2019

Sundance Institute's 2019 Theatre Lab convenes Monday, July 8; the Institute announced this year's participating acting company and creative advisors today.

A4 Launches Theater Career Roundtable Event 6/25 Photo A4 Launches Theater Career Roundtable Event 6/25
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2019

The Asian American Arts Alliance announces the launch of a new initiative to support Asian Americans pursuing careers in the arts. Table Dish, A4's new professional development series, will bring experts in specific disciplines together with aspiring professionals in a roundtable setting to answer questions, provide advice, and create networking and mentoring opportunities.

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