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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)
DANA H. and IS THIS A ROOM Will Play an Additional Two Weeks on Broadway Photo DANA H. and IS THIS A ROOM Will Play an Additional Two Weeks on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 3, 2021

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Broadway productions of Is This a Room and Dana H., which were previously set to conclude performances next week at the Lyceum Theatre, will extend for an additional two weeks. Both plays will play their final performances on November 28, 2021.

VIDEO: Go Inside DANA H.'s Opening Night on Broadway! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside DANA H.'s Opening Night on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Oct 24, 2021

Dana H., by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters, opened earlier this week on October 17, at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, playing on a rotating schedule with Is This a Room. Deirdre O'Connell reprises her Obie Award-winning performance.

Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - DANA H. Photo Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - DANA H.
by Ken Fallin - Oct 22, 2021

Check out Ken Fallin's illustration of Deirdre O'Connell in DANA H., which just opened on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre.

Photos: Deirdre O'Connell & Company Take Opening Night Bows in DANA H. Photo Photos: Deirdre O'Connell & Company Take Opening Night Bows in DANA H.
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 18, 2021

Dana H., by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters, just opened last night, October 17, at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, playing on a rotating schedule with Is This a Room. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you inside the curtain call!

40th Annual Kesselring Prize for Playwriting to be Presented to Mona Mansour by The N Photo 40th Annual Kesselring Prize for Playwriting to be Presented to Mona Mansour by The National Arts Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

The 2020 Kesselring Prize for playwriting‚ÄĒa $25,000 award given annually to an outstanding playwright deserving of national recognition‚ÄĒis to be presented to Mona Mansour by The National Arts Club during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, February 25 at 6:00 PM.

Sting Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT Photo Sting Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by Stephi Wild - 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.

THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT Postpones Sixth Edition Photo THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT Postpones Sixth Edition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021

At this time of national trauma and unrest, The Homebound Project has decided to temporarily postpone the Sixth Edition of its online theater initiative, which was scheduled to stream online January 13‚Äď17, 2021.

Vineyard Theatre Announces Schedule Change for LESSONS IN SURVIVAL Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces Schedule Change for LESSONS IN SURVIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2020

Vineyard Theatre has announced a schedule change for Lessons In Survival. To provide more time for single ticket buyers to view performances and to better connect Sunday Community Conversation events and performances, the schedule for the remaining three weeks of programming has been adjusted slightly.

Vineyard Theatre's 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award to be Presented to John J. C Photo Vineyard Theatre's 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award to be Presented to John J. Caswell, Jr.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2020

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced that John J. Caswell, Jr. is the recipient of the 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Caswell will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's reimagined Emerging Artists Virtual Salon on Wednesday, October 21 at 5:00 PM ET via Zoom.

Vineyard Theatre Releases Weekly Schedule for LESSONS IN SURVIVAL Photo Vineyard Theatre Releases Weekly Schedule for LESSONS IN SURVIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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.

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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Nicole Rosky - 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 Robert Diamond - 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 Nicole Rosky - 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 Nicole Rosky - 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, Andréa 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).

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