Composer Lisa Bielawa Celebrates 2017 Music Award from American Academy of Arts & LettersComposer Lisa Bielawa Celebrates 2017 Music Award from American Academy of Arts & Letters
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Composer Lisa Bielawa celebrates the receipt of a 2017 Music Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, an honor society of the country's 250 leading architects, artists, composers, and writers. In 1941, the Academy established awards to encourage creative work in the arts and each year the Academy honors over 70 composers, artists, architects, and writers with awards and prizes ranging from $5000 to $100,000. Candidates for awards must be nominated by an Academy member and the recipients are chosen by committees whose members are drawn from the Academy's roster. Now $10,000 each, Arts and Letters Awards are given annually to five artists, eight writers, four composers, and four architects. Composers receive an additional $10,000 toward the recording of a work. (more...)

UW Drama presents SHAKESPEARE, OUR CONTEMPORARYUW Drama presents SHAKESPEARE, OUR CONTEMPORARY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

???????The second installment of the new series, State of the Theatre: Seattle Artists in Conversation will feature some of Seattle's most accomplished interpreters of Shakespeare in conversation with longtime Seattle Times theatre critic, lecturer, and author Misha Berson. (more...)

Justin Huertas Joins Band For 12 OPHELIAS Opening Friday at UW Drama!Justin Huertas Joins Band For 12 OPHELIAS Opening Friday at UW Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

???????What if, instead of drowning, Shakespeare's Ophelia had splashed through the brook water and found a parallel universe on the other side? (more...)

UW School Of Drama Presents 12 OPHELIASUW School Of Drama Presents 12 OPHELIAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

What if, instead of drowning, Shakespeare's Ophelia had splashed through the brook water and found a parallel universe on the other side? In playwright Caridad Svich's lyrical deconstruction of Hamlet, Ophelia cuts a new path for herself through a neo-Elizabethan Appalachia. In this world, Hamlet is known as Rude Boy, Gertrude is a brothel madam, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are her androgynous helpers. (more...)

JACK Presents YOU NEVER CAN ALWAYS SOMETIMES TELL by Stacey Karen RobinsonJACK Presents YOU NEVER CAN ALWAYS SOMETIMES TELL by Stacey Karen Robinson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Playwright/performer Stacey Karen Robinson shares her new solo exploration mixing song, movement and her distinctive storytelling style. A seeker at the crossroads wrestles to be free; she shape shifts through the body, through the memory of many selves in a dynamic sojourn of heart & spirit. (more...)

UW Drama Presents State Of The Theatre: Playwriting In The Age Of TrumpUW Drama Presents State Of The Theatre: Playwriting In The Age Of Trump
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The first installment of the new series, State of the Theatre: Seattle Artists in Conversation will feature some of Seattle's most accomplished dramatists in conversation with longtime Seattle Times theatre critic, lecturer, and author Misha Berson. (more...)

Andrea Dantas New York Theater Company Casts Carlotta Brentan in Upcoming VATICAN FALLSAndrea Dantas New York Theater Company Casts Carlotta Brentan in Upcoming VATICAN FALLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Carlotta Brentan, who has been attached to 'Vatican Falls' since 2012, has been officially cast in the World Premiere presentation. The show will be the inaugural production for the newly founded Andrea Dantas New York Theater Company. (more...)

UW Drama presents TROJAN WOMEN: A LOVE STORY by Charles L. MeeUW Drama presents TROJAN WOMEN: A LOVE STORY by Charles L. Mee
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

In the spring of 1996, director Tina Landau developed a new play by her longtime collaborator Charles L. Mee with students at the UW School of Drama. The play was Trojan Women: A Love Story, and it premiered in New York that same summer. (more...)

Motus Theater Company's PANORAMA to Play La MaMa This WinterMotus Theater Company's PANORAMA to Play La MaMa This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

PANORAMA - the latest work by the internationally renowned Motus Theater Company from Italy - makes its world-premiere in January 2018 at La MaMa (Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 East 4th Street) in collaboration with La MaMa's legendary Great Jones Repertory Company. Previews begin January 3rd prior to press opening on January 5th as part of The Public's Under The Radar Festival. (more...)

Crowded Fire Announces 20th Anniversary SeasonCrowded Fire Announces 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2017

Crowded Fire's Artistic Director Mina Morita unveiled the 20th Anniversary 2018 mainstage season lineup including two contemporary plays that continue to uphold the company's long tradition of creating boundary-pushing theater. (more...)

UW School of Drama presents Lucy Thurber's MONSTROSITYUW School of Drama presents Lucy Thurber's MONSTROSITY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama will be the first on the West Coast to present New York playwright Lucy Thurber's girl hero epic, Monstrosity. (more...)

UW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARKUW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama's season opener is Lynn Nottage's sharp, irreverent look at racism and Black female ambition in Hollywood, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. (more...)

Virginia Grise's YOUR HEALING IS KILLING ME Set for JACKVirginia Grise's YOUR HEALING IS KILLING ME Set for JACK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

JACK presents 'Your Healing is Killing Me: A Performance Manifesto' by Virginia Grise, running October 5 - 7, 2017. (more...)

Paul Pinto's New Opera THOMAS PAINE IN VIOLENCE to Make World Premiere at HEREPaul Pinto's New Opera THOMAS PAINE IN VIOLENCE to Make World Premiere at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

As a centerpiece of its 25th anniversary season, HERE (Kristin Marting, Artistic Director and Kim Whitener, Producing Director) will present the world premiere commission of Thomas Paine in Violence by 2016-17 HERE resident artist Paul Pinto (thingNY, Varispeed, Robert Ashley) and directed by Obie-winner Rick Burkhardt (Here Be Sirens, Three Pianos, Nonsense Company). (more...)

UW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARKUW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama's season opener is Lynn Nottage's sharp, irreverent look at racism and Black female ambition in Hollywood, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. (more...)

Virginia Grise's YOUR HEALING IS KILLING ME Set for JACKVirginia Grise's YOUR HEALING IS KILLING ME Set for JACK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

JACK presents 'Your Healing is Killing Me: A Performance Manifesto' by Virginia Grise, running October 5 - 7, 2017. (more...)

Planet Connections Awards Slated for Next Week at Theatre RowPlanet Connections Awards Slated for Next Week at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The highly-anticipated Planet Connections Awards will take place this Monday, September 18 at 7:00 p.m. at The Acorn Theater, Theatre Row (410 W 42nd St, New York City). (more...)

Caborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR Premieres Tonight at Abrons Arts CenterCaborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR Premieres Tonight at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of Caborca's adaptation of Roberto Bola o's ground-breaking novel Distant Star, a harrowing tale of fascism and its aftermath. Running September 14 - October 1, this eerily relevant drama weaves Bola o's memories of life (and death) under Pinochet's American-backed dictatorship into a perverse, seductive noir of urgent political necessity. (more...)

Caborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts CenterCaborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of Caborca's adaptation of Roberto Bolaņo's ground-breaking novel Distant Star, a harrowing tale of fascism and its aftermath. Running September 14 - October 1, this eerily relevant drama weaves Bolaņo's memories of life (and death) under Pinochet's American-backed dictatorship into a perverse, seductive noir of urgent political necessity. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 9th Annual Planet Connections Awards at Theatre RowNominees Announced for 9th Annual Planet Connections Awards at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

After a banner year for their summer festivity and Playwrights for a Cause, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity will be hosting its annual awards ceremony honoring the finest of an outstanding season. (more...)

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