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ThinkTank Theatre Opens THE GIVER Tonight Photo ThinkTank Theatre Opens THE GIVER Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2021

ThinkTank Theatre opens its production of 'THE GIVER' at Stageworks on Friday, November 19th. The play was adapted by Eric Coble and based on the Newbery Award Winning novel of the same name written by Lois Lowry in 1993. 'THE GIVER' will perform in rep with TampaRep's production of 'THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME', which opens November 26th. The two shows will share a set, five actors, and one stage manager between both productions. 

BWW Previews: THINKTANK AND TAMPAREP PARTNER FOR THE GIVER AND THE CURIOUS INCIDENT O Photo BWW Previews: THINKTANK AND TAMPAREP PARTNER FOR THE GIVER AND THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT at Stageworks Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Nov 17, 2021

THINKTANK AND TAMPAREP PARTNER FOR THE GIVER AND THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT at Stageworks Theatre.

ThinkTank Theatre Announces 2021/22 Season Of Partnerships Photo ThinkTank Theatre Announces 2021/22 Season Of Partnerships
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2021

The season includes five exciting titles, ThinkTank's International TYA Playwrights Festival, and collaborations with The Tampa Repertory Theatre, Stageworks Theatre, The Straz Center and Dark Door Spirits.

Casting Announced for Thinktank Theatre's THE GIVER, Playing at Stageworks Theatre Photo Casting Announced for Thinktank Theatre's THE GIVER, Playing at Stageworks Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2021

ThinkTank Theatre has set its casting for their upcoming production of The Giver, running at Stageworks Theatre in Channelside from November 19 through December 12, 2021, with a Relaxed Performance on Nov 20 at 3:00pm.

Casting Announced For TampaRep's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Photo Casting Announced For TampaRep's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021

Casting is set for the Tampa Repertory Theatre and ThinkTank Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, presented at Stageworks Theatre in the Channelside district of Tampa. The Tony Award-winning play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by TampaRep producing artistic director Emilia Sargent.

Metro Theater Company Ushers In Next Stage Of Growth With New Board Members, Associat Photo Metro Theater Company Ushers In Next Stage Of Growth With New Board Members, Associate Artists, And Staff
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

Metro Theater Company has named five distinguished professionals to its board of directors and four new staff to its existing team. The nationally recognized TYA company, which reaches tens of thousands of St. Louis-area students and families each year, has also appointed two celebrated St. Louis theatre performers/directors as associate artists.

RLT's THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN Opens This Month Photo RLT's THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN Opens This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

RLT's “The Velocity of Autumn” swirls around Alexandra, an 80-year-old artist in a showdown with her family over where she'll spend her remaining years. In Alexandra's corner are her wit, her volcanic passion, and the fact that she's barricaded herself in her Brooklyn brownstone with enough Molotov cocktails to take out the block.

BWW Review: BULLETPROOF BACKPACK at Florida Repertory Theatre is Intensely Impactful Photo BWW Review: BULLETPROOF BACKPACK at Florida Repertory Theatre is Intensely Impactful
by Elizabeth James - Aug 11, 2021

The world-premiere production of BULLETPROOF BACKPACK opens at Florida Repertory Theatre today, August 11. It is an intense and important piece about school shootings and the question of 'what would you do?'

Cleveland Arts Prize Announces 2021 Awardees, Including Alice Ripley and More Photo Cleveland Arts Prize Announces 2021 Awardees, Including Alice Ripley and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

Cleveland Arts Prize Board of Trustees has announced the 2021 Award Winners. Emerging Artist awarded to two artists currently living in Northeast Ohio who have already created significant work or projects and show remarkable promise for further development of their artistic careers.

BWW Interview: Kody C Jones, Wedler Lordeus, and Danica Murray of BULLETPROOF BACKPAC Photo BWW Interview: Kody C Jones, Wedler Lordeus, and Danica Murray of BULLETPROOF BACKPACK at Florida Repertory Theatre
by Elizabeth James - Aug 8, 2021

Florida Rep Education’s world-premiere production of BULLETPROOF BACKPACK is set to open this Wednesday, August 11. It is a co-commission with Oregon Children's Theatre. This show was conceived by Florida Rep’s Education Director, Kody C Jones, and written by Eric Coble alongside a team of Southwest Florida students.

TampaRep Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo TampaRep Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021

A sixth production is slated for June '22, and will be announced at TampaRep's annual fundraising event, the FriendRaiser on August 28th.

Florida Rep's Conservatory Returns To The Arcade with World Premiere BULLETPROOF BACK Photo Florida Rep's Conservatory Returns To The Arcade with World Premiere BULLETPROOF BACKPACK
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 21, 2021

Florida Repertory Theatre will present “Bulletproof Backpack” by Eric Coble as part of the Education Department's 2021-2022 Conservatory Season.

MEN ARE FROM MARS â€" WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS- LIVE! is Coming to the Duke Energy Center Photo MEN ARE FROM MARS â€" WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS- LIVE! is Coming to the Duke Energy Center in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021

The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray.

Raleigh Little Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season of New Heights Photo Raleigh Little Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season of New Heights
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

Raleigh Little Theatre’s 2021-22 Season of New Heights was announced on April 30, 2021, during a live video on the theatre’s Facebook page. The season is a revised version of the theatre’s previously announced 2020-21 Season of Great Heights, which was originally postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

MEN ARE FROM MARS â€" WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Returns to Eisemann Center Photo MEN ARE FROM MARS â€" WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Returns to Eisemann Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2021

The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray.

FAIRFIELD Announced At Pear Theatre In 2021 Photo FAIRFIELD Announced At Pear Theatre In 2021
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 18, 2020

Pear Theatre meets 2021 — a year for change — with Fairfield, Eric Coble's hilarious and somewhat uneasy contemporary comedy. Just in time for Black History Month, Fairfield will be co-directed by Aldo Billingslea and Pear Theatre Artistic Director Sinjin Jones.

Williamston Theatre Announces Play-A-Thon Photo Williamston Theatre Announces Play-A-Thon
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2020

Giving Tuesday is the official launch of the holiday giving season.  In 2020, Williamston Theatre is presenting its fourth annual Giving Tuesday Play-A-Thon on Tuesday, December 1 starting at 11:00am.

BWW Feature: THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN at Torrance Theatre Company Photo BWW Feature: THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN at Torrance Theatre Company
by Shari Barrett - Nov 2, 2020

The timely nature of the play, given how many seniors are now dealing with living alone in isolation which can lead to loneliness and depression to the point of feeling hopeless, THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN adds in a much-needed dose of how important it is to stay in touch and support our elderly family members who are struggling during our current on-going pandemic.

WUCF Will Air Orlando REP's VOTE? Photo WUCF Will Air Orlando REP's VOTE?
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2020

Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP) has partnered with WUCF TV to air Eric Coble's play Vote? this Sunday, October 25, at 12:00 pm Eastern Time on the television station.

First Stage Presents THE GIRL WHO SWALLOWED A CACTUS (In Your Home) Photo First Stage Presents THE GIRL WHO SWALLOWED A CACTUS (In Your Home)
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2020

In this play, the singular actor shares the story of a group of friends who go on a wild adventure in the American Southwest after a well-dressed talking coyote steals an orange traffic cone from their junkyard summer fortress. THE GIRL WHO SWALLOWED A CACTUS is a funny and innovative play, rehearsed, performed and recorded virtually from Ms. Estrada's own home. Sponsored by Children's Wisconsin, with additional support from the United Performing Arts Fund.

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