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Recent stage: By the Water (MTC/Lortel nomination), The Way West (Labyrinth Theater Company, Steppenwolf Theatre), Little Children Dream of God (Roundabout Theatre Company), Scarcity (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), The Vandal (The Flea), Magic/Bird (Broadway), Circle Mirror Transformation ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Recent stage: By the Water (MTC/Lortel nomination), The Way West (Labyrinth Theater Company, Steppenwolf Theatre), Little Children Dream of God (Roundabout Theatre Company), Scarcity (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), The Vandal (The Flea), Magic/Bird (Broadway), Circle Mirror Transformation ... (read complete bio)
Vineyard Theatre Releases Weekly Schedule for LESSONS IN SURVIVAL Photo Vineyard Theatre Releases Weekly Schedule for LESSONS IN SURVIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced the weekly schedule for Lessons In Survival, beginning October 6, and the return of 'The VT Show' on the last Tuesday of each month beginning September 29 at 5:30 pm ET.

Vineyard Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season Featuring Lessons In Survival, World Premie Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season Featuring Lessons In Survival, World Premieres From Tori Sampson and David Cale, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020

Vineyard Theatre has announced the company's upcoming 2020-2021 Season which includes digital and outdoor productions, as well as the reopening when safe to do so of Vineyard Theatre's home at 108 East 15th Street with the return of the award-winning Dana H. by Lucas Hnath and two world premieres from Tori Sampson and David Cale.

52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced Photo 52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.

Michael R. Jackson, Kenny Leon, Camille A. Brown and More Take Home 2020 Obie Awards! Photo Michael R. Jackson, Kenny Leon, Camille A. Brown and More Take Home 2020 Obie Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

Tonight, in celebration of Off- and Off-Off Broadway theater, the American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice honored the recipients of the 65th Annual Obie Awards.

THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out Photo THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2020

Tune in right here at 7:30pm to watch The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards and check back for a full list of winners, updating live!

Andre De Shields, Jelani Alladin and More Make An Impact With THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRA Photo Andre De Shields, Jelani Alladin and More Make An Impact With THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues collaborated with several arts and advocacy organizations - The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; The Confined Arts; RAPP; Zealous, The Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School and American Friends Service Committee.

The Winners Are In for the 2020 Lucille Lortel Awards- The Full List! Photo The Winners Are In for the 2020 Lucille Lortel Awards- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2020

Mario Cantone will host this year's Lucille Lortel Awards, which are being presented as a virtual broadcast and benefit for The Actors Fund on Sunday, May 3, at 7pm. The online event will bring together theatre performers, industry veterans, and fans worldwide in a celebration of Off-Broadway.

Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations Photo Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Drama League has announced the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much- coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

The New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Were Presented to the Public for the First  Photo The New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Were Presented to the Public for the First Time in History on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

Stars in The House continued Wednesday night (8pm) for the 85th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards with Will Arbery, David Byrne, Adam Feldman, Jeremy O. Harris, Michael R. Jackson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Mulaney, Deirdre O'Connell, Heidi Schreck and Michael Shannon.

Wake Up With BWW 4/30: New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/30: New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2020

Today's top stories: Watch the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards on Stars in the House, and more!

VIDEO: Watch the New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch the New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

Stars in The House continues tonight (8pm) for the 85th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards (Will Arbery, David Byrne, Adam Feldman, Jeremy O. Harris, Michael R. Jackson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Mulaney, Deirdre O'Connell, Heidi Schreck and Michael Shannon).

VIDEO: Watch MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

Stars in The House continues today (2pm) with Plays In The House: MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD: Conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein (Jayne Atkinson, AndrΓ©a Burns, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Michael Gill, Justin Guarini and Jane Kaczmarek) and tonight (8pm) for the 85th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards (Will Arbery, David Byrne, Adam Feldman, Jeremy O. Harris, Michael R. Jackson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Mulaney, Deirdre O'Connell, Heidi Schreck and Michael Shannon).

WITCH, INDECENT and More Announced as Recipients of 2019 Los Angeles Drama Critics Ci Photo WITCH, INDECENT and More Announced as Recipients of 2019 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 51st annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre today, Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Will Be Presented on STARS IN THE HOUSE on Apri Photo New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Will Be Presented on STARS IN THE HOUSE on April 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

Jeremy O. Harris, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Mulaney, Heidi Schreck and Michael Shannon will present the Drama Critics' Circle's 85th annual awards live on Wednesday, April 29 at 8pm as a special episode of the streaming series Stars in the House.

Breaking: 2020 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List! Photo Breaking: 2020 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards has partnered with 'Stars in the House' to live stream this year's Nominations. Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the hosts of the virtual daily series benefiting the Actors Fund, will announce the nominees.

HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING and A STRANGE LOOP Earn Awards from New York Drama Criti Photo HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING and A STRANGE LOOP Earn Awards from New York Drama Critics' Circle
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

The New York Drama Critics' Circle today named Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning best play of the 2019-20 season. The award for best musical went to Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop. The selections were made at the organization's 85th annual voting meeting on April 15.

Breaking: THE WRONG MAN, A STRANGE LOOP & More Nominated for Lucille Lortel Awards- U Photo Breaking: THE WRONG MAN, A STRANGE LOOP & More Nominated for Lucille Lortel Awards- Updating Live!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

Nominations for the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer. The Awards will be presented during a special online event on Sunday, May 3, broadcast on the official website - www.LortelAwards.org - beginning at 7:00pm ET. A virtual 'host' and presenters will be announced at a later date. As always, the Lortel Awards will be a benefit for The Actors Fund and fans are encouraged to make donations at actorsfund.org/Lortel. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF.

George Salazar, Eden Espinosa & More Nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle A Photo George Salazar, Eden Espinosa & More Nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced the nominees for theatrical excellence for the year 2019. This year they are forgoing their annual event ceremony and will instead post the award recipients online in the upcoming weeks: 

Vineyard Theatre Suspends DANA H. Performances Through March 31 Photo Vineyard Theatre Suspends DANA H. Performances Through March 31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Vineyard Theatre has announced that starting tomorrow, Friday, March 13  all performances of Dana H. will be suspended through March 31. The theatre will play to 50% capacity April 1 - 12. This is in accordance with guidelines from the CDC and state and local health officials' executive orders.  

Vineyard Theatre's DANA H. Extends Until April 11 Photo Vineyard Theatre's DANA H. Extends Until April 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that New York Times Critic's Pick, Dana H., by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters, has extended for the second time and will now play at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th St.) through Saturday, April 11. The production, which stars Deirdre O'Connell in the title role, made its New York premiere on Tuesday, February 25.

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