DPS On Air This Week Features Tracy Thorne Photo DPS On Air This Week Features Tracy Thorne
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features actor and playwright Tracy Thorne (a?oeWe are Herea??) performing a new short play called a?oeEnd of Days: The Minor Considerations Lista?? which is also available to license for livestreaming productions from Dramatists Play Service.

VIDEO: Ethan Hawke, Debra Messing, John Turturro and More Join DPS ON AIR Monologue R Photo VIDEO: Ethan Hawke, Debra Messing, John Turturro and More Join DPS ON AIR Monologue Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features readings by Ethan Hawke, Debra Messing, John Turturro, Daphne Rubin-Vega and more.

Broadway Books: 10 Monologue Books to Help You Hone Your Acting Chops in Quarantine Photo Broadway Books: 10 Monologue Books to Help You Hone Your Acting Chops in Quarantine
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2020

Looking to hone your acting chops while stuck inside? Preparing for your next big audition, whenever that may be? We've rounded up 10 monologue books that are sure to fit the bill!

SDSU New Musical Theatre Initiative Announces New Selection Photo SDSU New Musical Theatre Initiative Announces New Selection
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020

The San Diego State University MFA Musical Theatre Program is continuing their innovative two-year development program dedicated to fostering the creation of new musicals with Postcard American Town by Lynne Shankel and Crystal Skillman.

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney and More to Star in Midnight Theatricals' Virtual Readi Photo Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney and More to Star in Midnight Theatricals' Virtual Reading Series 
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

Midnight Theatricals has announced the launch of a Virtual Reading Series focused on developing new work with playwrights, actors, directors, and other creatives. Some Broadway performers have signed on for the series, including Hadestown stars Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney.

The Civilians Announces the Ninth Annual R&D Group FINDINGS Series Photo The Civilians Announces the Ninth Annual R&D Group FINDINGS Series
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

The Civilians, the award-winning New York-based theater company, presents the ninth annual R&D Group FINDINGS Series. 

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

VIDEO: Anna Baryshnikov and Teddy Bergman Read From THE NEW SINCERITY For DPS On Air Photo VIDEO: Anna Baryshnikov and Teddy Bergman Read From THE NEW SINCERITY For DPS On Air
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features Anna Baryshnikov (a?oeDickinsona??) and a??KPOPa?? director Teddy Bergman reading from a?oeThe New Sinceritya?? by Alena Smith (creator of hit Apple TV+ series a?oeDickinsona??).

New York Theatre Barn to Stream New Musicals From Michael R. Jackson,  Bobby Cronin a Photo New York Theatre Barn to Stream New Musicals From Michael R. Jackson, Bobby Cronin and More
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series through June 10th, 2020. Upcoming installments of the series include the new musicals Mary and Max, Second Line, Newton's Cradle, Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfghan, Teeth and Māyā.

New York Theatre Barn To Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals MARY AND MAX and SECO Photo New York Theatre Barn To Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals MARY AND MAX and SECOND LINE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, May 20th.

Maulik Pancholy and the Original Cast of THE AWAKE to be Featured on DPS ON AIR Photo Maulik Pancholy and the Original Cast of THE AWAKE to be Featured on DPS ON AIR
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, 'DPS On Air,' features Maulik Pancholy, Andy Phelan, and Lori Prince - the original cast of the 59E59 production of Ken Urban's play 'The Awake'­- performing monologues from the play.

VIDEO: Playwright Lauren Gunderson Reads from 'The Book of Will' for DPS ON AIR Photo VIDEO: Playwright Lauren Gunderson Reads from 'The Book of Will' for DPS ON AIR
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features the most-produced playwright in America, Lauren Gunderson (a?oeSilent Skya??) reading from her play about William Shakespeare's legacy, a?oeThe Book of Will.a??

VIDEO: DPS ON AIR Features Diane Davis And Donald Margulies Honoring Actor Mark Blum Photo VIDEO: DPS ON AIR Features Diane Davis And Donald Margulies Honoring Actor Mark Blum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features Diane Davis (a?oeHarry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Twoa??) reading the last monologue from a?oeThe Model Apartmenta?? by DPS playwright Donald Margulies (2000 Pulitzer winner for a?oeDinner with Friendsa??).

Random Acts Announces RATFest Schedule Photo Random Acts Announces RATFest Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

Random Acts has announced the schedule for this month's Digital Fringe Festival, RATFest! The Random Acts of Theatre Festival will stream to several channels each night, including Youtube and Facebook. Donations will be accepted, with proceeds going to The Actors Fund.

This Week's DPS ON AIR Features John Patrick Shanley, Crystal Skillman, And Sam Silbi Photo This Week's DPS ON AIR Features John Patrick Shanley, Crystal Skillman, And Sam Silbiger
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features readings by DPS playwrights John Patrick Shanley (Tony Award- and Pulitzer-winner for a?oeDoubt,a?? and Best Original Screenplay Oscar-winner for a?oeMoonstrucka??) reading a new monologue a?oeUnknown Caller,a?? Sam Silbiger (a?oeSix Years Olda??), and a performance by Megan Hill from the original production of Crystal Skillman's play a?oeOpen.a?? The channel is meant to provide a stage for DPS playwrights, enrichment for audiences, and serve as a spotlight for the theater community.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, April 8- with Ethan Slater, Gavin Lee and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, April 8- with Ethan Slater, Gavin Lee and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020

Broadway might be dark this month, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway today, April 8, 2020.

The Workshop Theater to Present Industry Reading Of PULP VERITE By Crystal Skillman Photo The Workshop Theater to Present Industry Reading Of PULP VERITE By Crystal Skillman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Pulp Vérité, a new play by playwright Crystal Skillman will receive a 29-hour reading with the award-winning The Workshop Theater. The presentation will culminate in two readings on March 6th at 3 and 7 PM, at the A.R.T/NY studios (520 8th Avenue), in the Bruce Mitchell Room. The reading is free, and reservations can be made at www.workshoptheater.org.

I AM NOBODY By Greg Kotis To Premiere at The Tank Photo I AM NOBODY By Greg Kotis To Premiere at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director) and Theater of The Apes will present the World Premiere of I Am Nobody, a new musical comedy by Greg Kotis (Tony Award-winner for Urinetown; The Truth About Santa at The Tank), directed by Meghan Finn (Creative Time's Doomocracy, Mac Wellman's The Invention of Tragedy at The Flea) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), March 5-28.

2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced Photo 2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.

Paul Hufker's BIRTHDAY IN THE BRONX Will Premiere at The Tank Photo Paul Hufker's BIRTHDAY IN THE BRONX Will Premiere at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Birthday in the Bronx, written by Paul Hufker (Pedro Reyes' Doomocracy; Manufacturing Mischief at The Tank) and directed by Michaela Escarcega (Resident Director at The Tank) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), February 20-March 8. Performances will be on Thursday, February 20 at 7pm, Friday, February 21 at 4pm, Friday, February 21 at 7pm, Saturday, February 22 at 7pm, Sunday, February 23 at 7pm, Monday, February 24 at 7pm, Friday, February 28 at 7pm, Saturday, February 29 at 7pm, Sunday, March 1 at 3pm, Monday, March 2 at 7pm, Thursday, March 5 at 7pm, Friday, March 6 at 4pm, Friday, March 6 at 7pm, Saturday, March 7pm, Sunday, March 8 at 3pm, and Sunday, March 8 at 7pm. Tickets ($20) are available for advance purchase at www.thetanknyc.org. The performance will run approximately 70 minutes, with no intermission.

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