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Jeremy O. Harris Announced as Next Presiding Playwright for 2023 Yale Drama Series Pr Photo Jeremy O. Harris Announced as Next Presiding Playwright for 2023 Yale Drama Series Prize
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

The 2023 Yale Drama Series Prize has chosen Jeremy O. Harris, the Yale alum and Tony-nominated author of Slave Play, as the presiding playwright for its landmark 15th anniversary year. As his first order of business, Harris is assembling an international group of readers to help evaluate submissions as part of a larger effort to infuse the process with a more global point-of-view.

Rachel Lynett's APOLOGIES TO LORRAINE HANSBERRY (YOU TOO AUGUST WILSON) Wins 14th Ann Photo Rachel Lynett's APOLOGIES TO LORRAINE HANSBERRY (YOU TOO AUGUST WILSON) Wins 14th Annual Yale Drama Series Prize
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2021

This year the Yale Drama Series Prize once again saw a robust and talented group of applicants dedicated to writing for the theater, receiving over 2050 submissions from 60 countries.

Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History Photo Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work.

BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Aw Photo BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Awarding Grants to Ten Theatre Artists and Supporting Audio Plays for The First Time
by Elliot Lanes - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidisciplinary creators-investing in its future while supporting theatre-makers and expanding the idea of what it means to be a generative artist. For the first time, Studio R&D commissions are being awarded to support the creation of audio plays, as Studio explores alternate modes of theatrical storytelling in response to the present moment.

Moliere In The Park's Livestream Of THE MISANTHROPE Debuts Tonight Photo Moliere In The Park's Livestream Of THE MISANTHROPE Debuts Tonight
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2020

Molière in the Park's live stream presentation of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, reimagined for our current times in quarantine, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien, debuts tonight.

Moliere In The Park Will Live Stream THE MISANTHROPE on YouTube Photo Moliere In The Park Will Live Stream THE MISANTHROPE on YouTube
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2020

Molière in the Park has announced a live stream presentation of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, reimagined for our current times in quarantine, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.

Moliere In The Park to Present Live Stream Of THE MISANTHROPE Photo Moliere In The Park to Present Live Stream Of THE MISANTHROPE
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2020

Molière in the Park has announced a live stream presentation of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, reimagined for our current times in quarantine, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.

Molière In The Park With Samira Wiley Begin The School For Wives Readings Tonight Photo Molière In The Park With Samira Wiley Begin The School For Wives Readings Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2019

Interrobang Theatre Project Hosts U.S. Premiere of OUT OF LOVE Photo Interrobang Theatre Project Hosts U.S. Premiere of OUT OF LOVE
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2019

Interrobang Theatre Project launches its tenth anniversary season, 'No Man's Land,' with the U.S. premiere of Elinor Cook's fiery British drama OUT OF LOVE, directed by Artistic Director Georgette Verdin*. Cook deftly portrays a female friendship through all its ups and downs, and the effects of a patriarchal society on the emotional trajectory of young women

Interrobang Theatre Presents the US Premiere of OUT OF LOVE Photo Interrobang Theatre Presents the US Premiere of OUT OF LOVE
by Julie Musbach - Jun 21, 2019

Interrobang Theatre Project launches its tenth anniversary season, "No Man's Land," with the U.S. premiere of Elinor Cook's fiery British drama OUT OF LOVE, directed by Artistic Director Georgette Verdin*. Cook deftly portrays a female friendship through all its ups and downs, and the effects of a patriarchal society on the emotional trajectory of young women.

Amoralists World Premiere Of ENTANGLED Opens Tonight Photo Amoralists World Premiere Of ENTANGLED Opens Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2019

The Amoralists' world premiere of ENTANGLED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB authors Charly Evon Simpson and Gabriel Jason Dean, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney opens tonight. ENTANGLED is PLAY 4 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic.

Moliere In The Park Announces Inaugural Season with Samira Wiley & Stew Photo Moliere In The Park Announces Inaugural Season with Samira Wiley & Stew
by Julie Musbach - Apr 25, 2019

Moliere in the Park, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance and the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, has announced its inaugural season.

BIC Emerging Theatre Award Recipient Announced Photo BIC Emerging Theatre Award Recipient Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2019

The League of Chicago Theatres, now celebrating its 40th Anniversary, announces Interrobang Theatre Project as the recipient of the 2019 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award. Interrobang will be honored at the League of Chicago Theatres Annual Gala on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St. in Chicago.

Previews Begin Tonight For The Amoralists' ENTANGLED Photo Previews Begin Tonight For The Amoralists' ENTANGLED
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2019

Previews begin tonight for The Amoralists' world premiere of ENTANGLED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB authors Charly Evon Simpson and Gabriel Jason Dean, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. ENTANGLED is PLAY 4 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic.

Photo Flash: Inside Interrobang Theatre Project's UTILITY Photo Photo Flash: Inside Interrobang Theatre Project's UTILITY
by Julie Musbach - Apr 9, 2019

Interrobang Theatre Project concludes its ninth season, exploring "identity/crisis," with the Midwest premiere of Emily Schwend's drama UTILITY

The Amoralists to Present World Premiere of Charly Evon Simpson & Gabriel Jason Dean' Photo The Amoralists to Present World Premiere of Charly Evon Simpson & Gabriel Jason Dean's ENTANGLED
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 29, 2019

The Amoralists (James Kautz, Artistic Director; Lico Whitfield, Producing Director) proudly present the world premiere of ENTANGLED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB authors Charly Evon Simpson and Gabriel Jason Dean, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. ENTANGLED is PLAY 4 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic.

Interrobang Theatre Project Presents UTILITY Photo Interrobang Theatre Project Presents UTILITY
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 6, 2019

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to conclude its ninth season, exploring'identity/crisis,' with the Midwest premiere of Emily Schwend's drama UTILITY.

Casting Announced For Interrobang Theatre's UTILITY Photo Casting Announced For Interrobang Theatre's UTILITY
by Julie Musbach - Jan 24, 2019

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to announce casting for its Midwest premiere of Emily Schwend's drama UTILITY, an intimate look at an East Texas woman's struggle to make ends meet, directed by Artistic Director Georgette Verdin*.

Studio Theatre Announces Studio R&D Commissioned Playwrights & Directors Photo Studio Theatre Announces Studio R&D Commissioned Playwrights & Directors
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2019

Building on 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce a new class of commissioned playwrights and directors to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work from inception to first production. Incoming Studio R&D artists are playwrights James Fritz, James Ijames, Steph Del Rosso, and Emily Schwend, as well as directors Carl Cofield, Lila Neugebauer, and Eric Ruffin. These exciting talents from the US and UK will have Studio's full support in creating aesthetically diverse new work to be presented in future seasons and introduced into the international repertoire. As they create Studio-specific works, commissioned artists will visit Studio to get to know its theatres, programming, and audiences in person.

Photo Flash: GOD SAID THIS Wins Yale Drama Series Prize Photo Photo Flash: GOD SAID THIS Wins Yale Drama Series Prize
by Marika O'Hara - Nov 1, 2018

One of the theater world's most prestigious playwriting prizes, the Yale Drama Series Prize, was given to Leah Nanako Winkler for her play God Said This. The 2018 award recipient was chosen by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar. The winning play received a private staged reading at Lincoln Center Theater's Claire Tow Theater on October 30, 2018.

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