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David Lindsay-Abaire was most recently nominated for two Tony Awards for his work on Shrek The Musical: Best Book of a Musical and Best Score (with composer Jeanine Tesori). Prior to that he was awarded the 2008 Ed Kleban Award as America's most promising musical theatre lyricist and the 2007 ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
David Lindsay-Abaire was most recently nominated for two Tony Awards for his work on Shrek The Musical: Best Book of a Musical and Best Score (with composer Jeanine Tesori). Prior to that he was awarded the 2008 Ed Kleban Award as America's most promising musical theatre lyricist and the 2007 ... (read complete bio)
Derek Klena, Bonnie Milligan, Derrick Baskin and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL M Photo Derek Klena, Bonnie Milligan, Derrick Baskin and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Musicals will premiere tonight. The actors performing the series of Viral Monologues will include: Allison Posner, Andrew Leeds, Anika Larsen, Bonnie Milligan, Chad Burris, Derek Klena, Derrick Baskin, Joél Pérez, Lennon Parham, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Melody A. Betts, and Robbie Fairchild.

BWW Review: RABBIT HOLE at Bakehouse Theatre Photo BWW Review: RABBIT HOLE at Bakehouse Theatre
by Barry Lenny - May 2, 2021

This is not Alice's path to Wonderland.

Huntington Announces Third Wave Of DREAM BOSTON Plays Photo Huntington Announces Third Wave Of DREAM BOSTON Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2021

The Huntington announces the launch of four additional titles to its series of short audio plays by local playwrights entitled Dream Boston.

Bonnie Milligan, Vella Lovell, Genevieve Angelson and More to Take Part in 24 HOUR PL Photo Bonnie Milligan, Vella Lovell, Genevieve Angelson and More to Take Part in 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will return tonight with an all new series of unforgettable monologues.  Thirteen actors have been paired with thirteen writers, who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Announces a Special Developing Artists Edition Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Announces a Special Developing Artists Edition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays has announced a special edition round of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, featuring brand-new monologues written, rehearsed and recorded in 24 hours by Developing Artist teens and stars of stage and screen.   Beginning at 6:00 PM on Sunday, March 28th, one monologue will be released every 15 minutes on Instagram, Facebook and Youtube.

Dingbat Theatre Project Announces Cast And Production Team For Re-imagined SHREK THE  Photo Dingbat Theatre Project Announces Cast And Production Team For Re-imagined SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021

Dingbat Theatre Project has announced casting and production team for its upcoming production of Shrek the Musical with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire writer of Rabbit Hole and music by Jeanine Tesori composer of Fun Home and Caroline, or Change.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2021 Applications Today Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2021 Applications Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that the 10th annual application for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals will be available starting March 24, 2021 and will run through April 11, 2021. The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals will take place virtually (for the second year in a row) and applicants from everywhere are engaged to apply. 

VIDEO: Final Season of YOUNGER, Starring Sutton Foster, Will Premiere April 15 Photo VIDEO: Final Season of YOUNGER, Starring Sutton Foster, Will Premiere April 15
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2021

From the prolific creator of 'Sex and the City' and 'Beverly Hills, 90210,' 'Younger' stars two-time Tony¬ģ¬†winner Sutton Foster,¬†Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Molly Bernard and Charles Michael Davis.

Hugh Dancy, Steve Guttenberg, Keala Settle and More Star in The 24 Hour Plays: Viral  Photo Hugh Dancy, Steve Guttenberg, Keala Settle and More Star in The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues One-Year Anniversary Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will mark their one-year anniversary with a series of unforgettable monologues. Twenty-four actors have been paired with twenty-four writers, who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre Ceremony To Stream On Broadway On Demand Photo Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre Ceremony To Stream On Broadway On Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021

Broadway On Demand will present the first ever virtual presentation of the 31st annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre, Monday, March 15 at 7PM ET.

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents Readings of RIPCORD and SHOOTING STAR Photo Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents Readings of RIPCORD and SHOOTING STAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, is presenting two staged readings in March: Ripcord by David Lindsay-Abaire on March 17 and Shooting Star by Steven Dietz on March 31. Both will debut at 7:30 pm and be available for the next 24 hours via a link.

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at Sutton Foster in the Final Season of YOUNGER on Paramoun Photo VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at Sutton Foster in the Final Season of YOUNGER on Paramount Plus
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2021

From the prolific creator of 'Sex and the City' and 'Beverly Hills, 90210,' 'Younger' stars two-time Tony¬ģ¬†winner Sutton Foster,¬†Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Molly Bernard and Charles Michael Davis.

Benjamin Scheuer and Melissa Li & Kit Yan Announced as Recipients of the 2021 Annual  Photo Benjamin Scheuer and Melissa Li & Kit Yan Announced as Recipients of the 2021 Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021

The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 31st anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2021 prizewinners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Benjamin Scheuer. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to co-librettists Melissa Li and Kit Yan.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Ana VillafaŇąe, Ato Blankson-Wood, a Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Ana VillafaŇąe, Ato Blankson-Wood, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues returns in 2021 for another weekly series on IGTV.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, February 2- with NaTasha Williams, Jordin Sparks and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, February 2- with NaTasha Williams, Jordin Sparks and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021

Today (February 2) in live streaming: Stars in the House honors Cicely Tyson, Verdi's La Forza del Destino at the Met, and more!

SHREK THE MUSICAL Extended at Area Stage Company Photo SHREK THE MUSICAL Extended at Area Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2021

Area Stage Company has announced the safe and socially distanced return of their uproariously imaginative, critically acclaimed, professional production of Shrek the Musical. Directed by Giancarlo Rodaz and performed by seven irrepressibly talented young actors, this dynamic production earned rave reviews and had audiences shrieking with laughter in its 2018 run.

Sting Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT Photo Sting Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2021

The Homebound Project has announced that it will return on January 27‚Äď31 with its sixth edition. Music icon Sting and actors Paul Sparks and Eden Malyn join the previously announced team of actors, playwrights, and directors.

Jawan M. Jackson Joins Celia Keenan-Bolger, Mary Testa, Lauren Molina, and Andrew Bar Photo Jawan M. Jackson Joins Celia Keenan-Bolger, Mary Testa, Lauren Molina, and Andrew Barth Feldman RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021

Jawan M. Jackson (Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations) has joined the cast of this coming Saturday's virtual reading of David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE in the role of Howie. Jackson joins a cast that includes the previously announced Celia Keenan-Bolger (To Kill a Mockingbird) as Becca, Mary Testa (Oklahoma!) as Nat and more.

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lauren Molina, Mary Testa, and Andrew Barth Feldman Set For The  Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lauren Molina, Mary Testa, and Andrew Barth Feldman Set For The Reading Series' RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021

The Reading Series, a new virtual benefit series, has announced the next production in their lineup with David Lindsay-Abaire's Rabbit Hole.

SHREK THE MUSICAL Revived At Area Stage Company Photo SHREK THE MUSICAL Revived At Area Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021

Area Stage Company has announced the safe and socially distanced return of their uproariously imaginative, critically acclaimed, professional production of Shrek the Musical.

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