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MEN ARE FROM MARS ��" WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Returns to Eisemann Center Photo MEN ARE FROM MARS ��" WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Returns to Eisemann Center
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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.

BWW Feature: BAUER Continues PLAY-AT-HOME Series by Torrance Theatre Company Photo BWW Feature: BAUER Continues PLAY-AT-HOME Series by Torrance Theatre Company
by Shari Barrett - Oct 20, 2020

For the past few months, I have been enjoying the PLAY-AT-HOME series of nine plays being presented online by Torrance Theatre Company. What makes their virtual theater series unique from others is that each play is being broadcast live from within the walls of their theater, staged on three pre-set playing areas separated far enough apart to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines for the cast and production team. On Sunday, October 18th, I tuned in for Lauren Gunderson's BAUER which has a 24-hour encore on Sunday, October 25th.

COYOTE STAGEWORKS Wins Nine Desert Theatre League Awards Photo COYOTE STAGEWORKS Wins Nine Desert Theatre League Awards
by David Green - Oct 9, 2020

Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award winning Actors Equity professional theater company, announced that it won a total of nine  awards from the Desert Theatre Leaguea's annual awards announcement on October 4th, the most awards presented to a professional theater company. Coyote StageWorks had been nominated for 28 awards, many for the production of a A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath, which ran from February 7 though 16 at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, and their popular Barbara Keller Playdate Series of staged readings. Coyote StageWorks has now received an impressive 89 Desert Theatre League Awards since it was founded. 

Pear Theatre Presents FAIRFIELD by Eric Coble Photo Pear Theatre Presents FAIRFIELD by Eric Coble
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2020

The New Year joins with Black History Month for the hilarious and somewhat uneasy contemporary comedy Fairfield by Eric Coble, presented by Pear Theatre.

Orlando REP Presents VOTE?, its First Online Streaming Production Photo Orlando REP Presents VOTE?, its First Online Streaming Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP) presents their very first production created specifically for online streaming with Eric Coble's play Vote?. 

Oregon Children's Theatre Announces A SEASON REIMAGINED Photo Oregon Children's Theatre Announces A SEASON REIMAGINED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

Oregon Children's Theatre has announced plans for its 2020-2021 season, 'A Season Reimagined.' Though the organization will not produce in-person performances through at least May 2021 following local and national safety guidelines surrounding COVID-19, it will produce unique online productions and co-produced performances.

BAT Theatre Announces Shelter In Place Season II - 2020 Photo BAT Theatre Announces Shelter In Place Season II - 2020
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

BATa??s 2020 Shelter-in-place Season II consists of five plays read during September through December 2020. These are amazing plays that would normally be on BAT's main stage. But COVID-19 changed things.

BWW Review: Delightful Comedy IT HAD TO BE YOU at Torrance Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: Delightful Comedy IT HAD TO BE YOU at Torrance Theatre Company
by Shari Barrett - Sep 8, 2020

The first play in the series was IT HAD TO BE YOU, written by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna, on Sunday, September 6 at 6pm. This delightful comedy, directed by Gary Kresca, shares a fantasy story created by Theda Blau (Jessica Plotin), a failed actress, health food nut, and would-be playwright who wants to find love and success in New York. After an audition, the totally unprepared Theda meets Vito Pignoli (Steve Oreste), a hugely successful TV commercial director who had been sitting quietly in the booth listening to her jabber uncontrollably, her flighty nature both a turn-on and turn-off.

First Stage Announces Virtual Performances Series for its 2020/21 Season Photo First Stage Announces Virtual Performances Series for its 2020/21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, has announced Through Our Lens - A First Stage Virtual Performance Series which will offer streaming plays, short-form episodic performances, new play readings and other signature theater events shared exclusively online.

Florida Rep Education Announces Fall Class Schedule Photo Florida Rep Education Announces Fall Class Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Florida Repertory Theatre's Education Department has announced in-person classes for September and October featuring limited class sizes and enhanced safety measures. In addition to the safety measures, the classes will be held outdoors in order to keep both the instructors and students safe and healthy.

Seven Devils Playwrights Conference Goes Virtual in 2020 Photo Seven Devils Playwrights Conference Goes Virtual in 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020

The future of the American Theater may suddenly be top of mind for theater makers, everywhere, but for the team at Seven Devils New Play Foundry (Formerly id Theatre, Inc.), the future of the American Theater has always been the focus.

BWW Feature: Coyote Stageworks' ARTISTIC DIRECTOR CHUCK YATES reprises TRUMAN CAPOTE  Photo BWW Feature: Coyote Stageworks' ARTISTIC DIRECTOR CHUCK YATES reprises TRUMAN CAPOTE with a few twists
by Kay Kudukis - May 25, 2020

TYA/USA Virtual Festival & Conference to Feature Appearances by Chelsea Clinton and M Photo TYA/USA Virtual Festival & Conference to Feature Appearances by Chelsea Clinton and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

TYA/USA, the national organization for Theatre for Young Audiences, will present the 2020 TYA/USA Virtual Festival & Conference May 14-16, 2020. Keynote speakers will include Chelsea Clinton, author of She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, now a new musical developed and originally produced by Bay Area Children's Theatre and more.

Williamston Theatre's Production Of THESE MORTAL HOSTS is Streaming Online Photo Williamston Theatre's Production Of THESE MORTAL HOSTS is Streaming Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2020

Mid-Michigan's award-winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, presents the Michigan Premiere of These Mortal Hosts by Eric Coble. Public performances were canceled due to the current coronavirus pandemic, but a limited time online streaming version of the show is available. a?oeVirtuala?? tickets are now on sale through April 26.

Florida Rep Has Announced the Plays and Playwrights for its 2020 PlayLab FESTIVAL OF  Photo Florida Rep Has Announced the Plays and Playwrights for its 2020 PlayLab FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2019 PlayLab Festival of New Works kicks off April 30 with readings of six new plays, including one commissioned by Florida Rep for its popular Education Conservatory Program. The Festival also includes a Playwrights' Panel, where the festival playwrights talk about their craft and take questions from the audience.

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