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Bio:
Stage credits include Broadway productions of Sarah Ruhl’s 'In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play' and Lisa Kron’s 'Well'; Off-Broadway productions of 'Be the Death of Me' and 'In the Footprint' with The Civilians where she is an Associate Artist, 'The Wii Plays' at Ars Nova, 'Shipwrecked! An ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Stage credits include Broadway productions of Sarah Ruhl’s 'In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play' and Lisa Kron’s 'Well'; Off-Broadway productions of 'Be the Death of Me' and 'In the Footprint' with The Civilians where she is an Associate Artist, 'The Wii Plays' at Ars Nova, 'Shipwrecked! An ... (read complete bio)
WP Theater to Relaunch In-Theater Programming with WELCOME HOME, Immersive Audio Tour Photo WP Theater to Relaunch In-Theater Programming with WELCOME HOME, Immersive Audio Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

WP Theater is welcoming audiences back to the theater and consider what makes physical spaces feel like home with Welcome Home, or Ten Tiny Snapshots of WP, conceived and created by Rebecca Martínez and with Sound Design & Editing by Christopher Darbassie.

The Tank Announces In-Person and Digital Programming for LIMEFEST in August Photo The Tank Announces In-Person and Digital Programming for LIMEFEST in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021

The Tank announced today the full line up for Lime Fest, which will present 20 performances between Saturday August 14– Saturday August 28, 2021. The Tank’s LimeFest celebrates a dozen new works by over 80 emerging artists who identify as women, nonbinary or gender non-conforming to make way for more gender parity in the performing arts.

Nikki M. James, Zachary Noah Piser, Micaela Diamond & More Join Williamstown Theatre  Photo Nikki M. James, Zachary Noah Piser, Micaela Diamond & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival 2021 Live Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting and members of the creative teams for all three of their 2021 Live Season productions, which begins July 6 and will take place outdoors, socially distanced, and with safety prioritized.

Steppenwolf NOW Concludes First Virtual Season with WHERE WE STAND Photo Steppenwolf NOW Concludes First Virtual Season with WHERE WE STAND
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 2, 2021

What does community mean? And what do we owe to one another? Steppenwolf NOW proudly presents the final offering in its inaugural virtual season, Where We Stand, a bold feat of storytelling about community and accountability written, performed and composed by 2021 Whiting Award Winner Donnetta Lavinia Grays.

WHERE WE STAND Opens Tonight at Portland Stage Photo WHERE WE STAND Opens Tonight at Portland Stage
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2021

Portland Stage brings Donnetta Lavinia Grays' work to life in Portland, Maine, and as instructed by both the playwright and the director, Portland, Maine is the setting and one of the most important elements of the play.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Virtual Student Matinee Library Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Virtual Student Matinee Library
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2021

Today, Baltimore Center Stage announced its new Virtual Student Matinee Library. The Virtual Student Matinee Library is an online repository of filmed versions of some of Center Stage's programs and plays with corresponding program material, such as curricula and program guides, to prompt questioning and classroom discussion. It is completely free for teachers.  

Baltimore Center Stage and Two Strikes Theatre Collective Partner For Bridge Series R Photo Baltimore Center Stage and Two Strikes Theatre Collective Partner For Bridge Series Reading
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 22, 2021

Baltimore Center Stage and Two Strikes Theatre Collective, an independent Baltimore theatre company founded to celebrate, promote, and encourage the intersectional voice of Black women, announced today that they are partnering for a virtual Bridge Series Reading of Alice Childress's Florence on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

Whiting Foundation Announces 2021 Whiting Awards Winners Photo Whiting Foundation Announces 2021 Whiting Awards Winners
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021

The Whiting Foundation has announced the winners of the 2021 Whiting Awards. These ten writers, working in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama, will each be awarded $50,000, to “devote themselves full-time to their own writing or to take bold new risks in their work.”

Brave New World Rep Presents GO DOWN MOSES Photo Brave New World Rep Presents GO DOWN MOSES
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2021

Wrapping up its fourth annual new play reading series Brave New Works 2021: Zoom, Brooklyn’s Brave New World Repertory Theatre announces its third and last offering, Go Down Moses by Dana Leslie Goldstein, set for March 28 at 7pm.

Ars Nova Announces Vision Residency Programming From raja feather kelly Photo Ars Nova Announces Vision Residency Programming From raja feather kelly
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

Ars Nova has announced its fourth slate of 2021 programming including four events from Tuçe Yasak, Tislarm Bouie, L Morgan Lee, and Emily Wells, curated by Obie-winning choreographer and director raja feather kelly as part of the new Ars Nova Vision Residency program.

Brave New World Rep Presents THE KILLING OF KINGS Photo Brave New World Rep Presents THE KILLING OF KINGS
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

As part of its fourth annual new play reading series Brave New Works 2021: Zoom, Brooklyn's Brave New World Repertory Theatre announces its second offering, The Killing of Kings by Nadira Simone, set for February 28 at 7pm.

I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER Audio Adaptation Announced Photo I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER Audio Adaptation Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021

Steppenwolf has announced a new offering joining the virtual lineup—the world premiere audio adaptation of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, based on the book by Erika L. Sánchez and adapted for audio from the stage play by acclaimed playwright Isaac Gómez and co-directed by ensemble members Sandra Marquez and Audrey Francis.

Brave New World Repertory Theatre Announces BRAVE NEW WORKS 2021: ZOOM Featuring Blai Photo Brave New World Repertory Theatre Announces BRAVE NEW WORKS 2021: ZOOM Featuring Blair Underwood and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2021

Brooklyn’s Brave New World Repertory Theatre has announced its fourth annual new play reading series Brave New Works 2021: Zoom. Brave New Works has sought out new plays that address a number of hot-button issues - Race in America, Diversity, Climate Change, and now Police Brutality and Reform.

ASF Presents PLAY CLUB As Part Of ASF Insights Photo ASF Presents PLAY CLUB As Part Of ASF Insights
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 21, 2021

Alabama Shakespeare Festival invites friends to get closer to the artistry of playwrights by joining the ASF Play Club, part of ASF Insights. Play Club members will read up to four scripts and participate in a live online seminar for each script with an expert (actor/director) and a scholar on the playwright and material.

Brave New World Repertory Theatre Announces BRAVE NEW WORKS 2021: ZOOM Photo Brave New World Repertory Theatre Announces BRAVE NEW WORKS 2021: ZOOM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

Brooklyn’s Brave New World Repertory Theatre has announced its fourth annual new play reading series Brave New Works 2021: Zoom. Brave New Works has sought out new plays that address a number of hot-button issues - Race in America, Diversity, Climate Change, and now Police Brutality and Reform.

Cristin Milioti, Dylan Baker, Christopher Abbott and More Set for Sixth Edition of TH Photo Cristin Milioti, Dylan Baker, Christopher Abbott and More Set for Sixth Edition of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2021

Following its debut on May 6, 2020, The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for a surprise sixth edition airing January 13–17, 2021. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, have also announced that this online theater initiative brought together 137 artists, and premiered 56 new theater works.

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents THE REVIEW, OR HOW TO EAT YOUR OPPOSITION Photo Theatre Rhinoceros Presents THE REVIEW, OR HOW TO EAT YOUR OPPOSITION
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 21, 2020

Theatre Rhinoceros presents The Review, Or How To Eat Your Opposition by Donnetta Lavinia Grays, directed by Tanika Baptiste.

2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced Photo 2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards will occur virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm and will be hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his 'The Huey P. Newton Story' and as Smiley in Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'!

Nominations Announced For the 2020 AUDELCO 'VIV' Awards - BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, THE WR Photo Nominations Announced For the 2020 AUDELCO 'VIV' Awards - BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, THE WRONG MAN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

AUDELCO has announced the nominees for its 2020 'VIV' Awards, honoring excellence in Black Theatre.

Steppenwolf Postpones Planned 20/21 Production of LAST NIGHT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE & L Photo Steppenwolf Postpones Planned 20/21 Production of LAST NIGHT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE & Launches Virtual Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today it will postpone the 20/21 planned production of Donnetta Lavinia Grays's Last Night and the Night Before to a future season due to extended public health concerns related to COVID-19.

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