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WILD HORSES, WE WILL NOT BE SILENT, THE NICETIES and More Set for Contemporary American Theater Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University announces the 2017 season.

Contemporary American Theater Festival Announces 2017 Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University announces their 130-member company for the 2017 season.

Free Staged Reading of WE WILL NOT BE SILENT Comes to the Fountain
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2017

We Will Not Be Silent - The true story of Sophie Scholl, a German college student who led the only act of public resistance to the Nazis during World War II, David Meyers' play examines the moral strength and clarity that led a group of students to risk their lives for a righteous, but hopeless, cause. The Fountain offers a free staged reading as an adjunct to its currently running production of Building the Wall.

BWW Interview: Playwright David Meyers Explores the Cost of Freedom in CATF's WE WILL NOT BE SILENT
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jun 26, 2017

If doing the right thing meant losing your life and history potentially never remembering you, would you do it anyway?

CATF's Ed Herendeen Named Distinguished Citizen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Ed Herendeen, Founder and Producing Director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University, was honored on June 21st as the Chuck Ellison Distinguished Citizen by Jefferson County's Chamber of Commerce.

Contemporary American Theater Festival Announces 2017 Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University announces their 130-member company for the 2017 season.

The Players Kicks Off Summer Sizzler Series with BEAU JEST
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2017

The Players Centre for Performing Arts is heating up with the first installment of the 2017 Summer Sizzler Series, the hilarious comedy, BEAU JEST. Written by James Sherman, this beloved play will get your summer off to the right start in what The Wall Street Journal calls 'Very funny...The well crafted play has a lot to say about nuclear families of any ethnic persuasion.'

Florida Rep Announces Directors and Casts for 2017 PlayLab Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2017 PlayLab Festival of new plays and emerging voices plays in the Historic Arcade and ArtStage Studio Theatres April 27-30. The 2017 Festival features six new play readings, a keynote address and playwrights' panel, and two premieres of plays that were read as part of last year's PlayLab.

Theatre Odyssey Returns with Annual Twelfth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Theatre Odyssey returns with its annual Ten-Minute Play Festival and competition.

Tickets on Sale Now for Contemporary American Theater Festival's 27th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Tickets are now available for the 27th Season of the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University.

CATF Previews 2017 Season with Shepherdstown Sneak Peek
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2017

The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) will host a Shepherdstown Sneak Peek onFriday, March 24th at 8pm at the Frank Center of Shepherd University. The season preview will consist of readings from all six of CATF's 2017 plays. Founder and Producing Director Ed Herendeen will introduce and discuss the upcoming season. This event isfree and open to the public.

Rhyming Biography A SUCKER EMCEE Come to the National Black Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2017

After a highly acclaimed world premiere production run in 2014 at the Labyrinth Theater Company, the rhyming biography A Sucker Emcee will come to the National Black Theatre [NBT] from April 26 through April 30, 2017. Written and performed by Craig 'muMs' Grant, A Sucker Emcee will be a special six show limited engagement as part of NBT's 48th season themed In Pursuit of Black Joy. For this remount, NBT has brought together the original production team of Director Jenny Koons, DJ/composer Rich Medina, Set Designer David Meyer, Light Designer Bradley King, and Sound Designer Jessica Paz. 

Photo Flash: First Look at USM's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 3, 2017

Polite society is delightfully turned head-over-heels with Otto Nicolai's version of The Merry Wives of Windsor, where the merry (meaning naughty) wives take control of Falstaff's unwanted advances. BroadwayWorld has a first look below!

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of USM's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2017

Polite society is delightfully turned head-over-heels with Otto Nicolai's version of The Merry Wives of Windsor, where the merry (meaning naughty) wives take control of Falstaff's unwanted advances.  BroadwayWorld has a behind the scenes look below!

WILD HORSES, WE WILL NOT BE SILENT, THE NICETIES and More Set for Contemporary American Theater Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University announces the 2017 season.

University of Southern Maine's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Puts the Women in Control
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Polite society is delightfully turned head-over-heels with Otto Nicolai's version of The Merry Wives of Windsor, where the merry (meaning naughty) wives take control of Falstaff's unwanted advances.

Florida Rep Announces 2017 PlayLab Titles and Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2017 PlayLab Festival of new plays and emerging voices will feature six new play readings, two world premiere productions, including last year's festival winner, 'Doublewide', and a keynote address from National New Play Network Executive Director, Nan Barnett.

An Evening of Short Plays in Response to the Election at Dreamcatcher
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is presenting a unique event, "Continuing the Conversation: An Evening of Short Plays in Response to the Election," on Thursday, February 2 a 7:30 pm.

Holocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas.

Regional Roundup: Top 10 'Spooky' Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 10/28; Signature's FREAKY FRIDAY, ROCKY HORROR in St. Louis and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 28, 2016

Happy Halloween! This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature all the spooky stories in Washington, DC, St. Louis, South Africa and more. Check out our top 10 ghoulish stories around our Broadway World below, which include FREAKY FRIDAY in DC, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW in St. Louis, and DEAD YELLOW SANDS in South Africa, just to name a few.

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