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Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Since 2001, MTC has awarded a total of 100 commissions through the Sloan Foundation Program. Learn more about this year's commissions here!

Six Playwrights Selected as Recipients of 2021 Helen Merrill Awards Photo Six Playwrights Selected as Recipients of 2021 Helen Merrill Awards
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021

Yellow Robe, Jr., was awarded $40,000 in recognition of his exceptional career as a playwright and his contributions to building the field, in particular among Native American theaters.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.

14 Playwrights Set For Ojai Playwrights Conference 2021 Season Photo 14 Playwrights Set For Ojai Playwrights Conference 2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021

Each play will be streamed twice. Full festival passes including both weekends, and separate passes for each weekend are available. Limited individual play tickets will be available at a later date.  Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!

Playwrights Horizons Announces New Slate of Free Public Master Classes Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces New Slate of Free Public Master Classes
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

Playwrights Horizons (Adam Greenfield, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a new lineup of Master Classes featuring writers and artists behind celebrated productions at Playwrights and beyond.

Listen to Jeremy O. Harris, André Holland, Corey Stoll, Estelle Parsons & More in TH Photo Listen to Jeremy O. Harris, André Holland, Corey Stoll, Estelle Parsons & More in THE MS PHOENIX RISING Podcast Mini-Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Playwrights Horizons is presenting The MS Phoenix Rising, a serial dark comedy fiction podcast created by writer Trish Harnetiaux (Tin Cat Shoes, How to Get into Buildings) and director Katie Brook (Dr. Ride’s American Beach House, How to Get Into Buildings), launching today (March 16).

Playwrights Horizons Announces Artists' Relief Fund, Offering $1000 Grants to 135 The Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Artists' Relief Fund, Offering $1000 Grants to 135 Theater Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2020

Playwrights Horizons today announced an Artists’ Relief Fund offering $1,000 grants to 135 theater artists, and continuing the organization’s work centering artists’ needs and well-being amidst the turmoil brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Playwrights Horizons Launches New Literary Magazine ALMANAC Photo Playwrights Horizons Launches New Literary Magazine ALMANAC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020

Playwrights Horizons has launched a new literary magazine, Almanac. Established at a time of pandemic and protest, Almanac is a new kind of publication-one in which a theater and the artists who comprise it come together to take stock of contemporary American politics, culture, and playwriting.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Lineup of Master Classes With Raja Feather Kelly, Jacl Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Lineup of Master Classes With Raja Feather Kelly, Jaclyn Backhaus & Heather Christian
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

Playwrights Horizons has announced a new lineup of Master Classes featuring writers and artists behind celebrated recent Playwrights productions. Streamed live on YouTube, free of charge, Playwrights Horizons' Master Classes are lecture-style, interactive presentations that appeal to a wide range of participants.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Programming for MTC VIRTUAL THEATRE Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Programming for MTC VIRTUAL THEATRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced programming for MTC Virtual Theatre, set to continue online through the end of 2020 and beyond. While physical stages remain dark across America, Manhattan Theatre Club invites audiences to gather virtually as a community and find connection and entertainment through a series of virtual theatrical experiences.

VIDEO: Jocelyn Bioh and Eboni Booth Chat as Part of Manhattan Theatre Club's Artists  Photo VIDEO: Jocelyn Bioh and Eboni Booth Chat as Part of Manhattan Theatre Club's Artists in Conversation Series
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club has released a new video in its Artists in Conversation series, featuring artists talking to one another via a virtual platform.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 14- with Stephanie J. Block, Andrew Rannells, a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 14- with Stephanie J. Block, Andrew Rannells, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 14, 2020

Today (August 14) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block visits Backstage Live, the Marie's Crisis Weekend Warm-Up returns, and so much more!

Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces 2020 Season Featuring 15 Online Plays Photo Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces 2020 Season Featuring 15 Online Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2020

Ojai Playwrights Conference has announced a series of online, intimate artistic residencies and programs designed for 2020 circumstances, continuing for the 23rd season the work of developing new plays and providing support for diverse writers both emerging and established.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Plans for 50th Anniversary Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Plans for 50th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020

Playwrights Horizons today announced plans for the 2021 season, which marks the Off-Broadway theater's 50th anniversary. Entering its second half-century, Playwrights meets this historic moment of disruption and transformation with a lineup of new plays that embody distinctive visions and bold storytelling.

Atlantic Theater Announces New Virtual Programming Lineup With Jeanine Tesori, Mary B Photo Atlantic Theater Announces New Virtual Programming Lineup With Jeanine Tesori, Mary Beth Peil, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2020

Atlantic Theater Company is offering a new lineup of virtual programming in its Live with Atlantic series, featuring artists from Atlantic's past, present and future. All events are free and will take place via Zoom.

VIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo Photo VIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 19, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, will present the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.

TINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2 Photo TINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2020 Antonyo Awards
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, has announced the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.

Lucas Hnath's NIGHTNIGHT Premieres Today on Playwrights Horizons' Soundstage Podcast Photo Lucas Hnath's NIGHTNIGHT Premieres Today on Playwrights Horizons' Soundstage Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2020

Playwrights Horizons today (May 28) shares Episode 5 of their anthological scripted fiction podcast Soundstage: nightnight, by Lucas Hnath (Playwrights: The Thin Place, The Christians; Broadway: Hillary and Clinton, A Doll's House, Part 2).

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees! Photo VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees!
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2020

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, today announced its plans for honoring the 2019-2020 season of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

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