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Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Award Photo Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2021

Tonight's the night!  The 87th Annual Drama League Awards will be streamed today, May 21, 2021 at 7:00PM ET. Who will win? BroadwayWorld is updating the list live!

Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distan Photo Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distanced Theatre Across the Country
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2021

The Drama League has just announced the 2021 Nominees and Special Recognition Honorees for The 87th Annual Drama League Awards. Keeping in the tradition of honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the theatrical community, as they have since 1935, this year the organization has established five unique categories to honor the extraordinary achievements of artists across the nation who created digital and socially-distanced theatrical productions during this challenging year of suspension for live arts.

Vineyard Theatre's 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award to be Presented to John J. C Photo Vineyard Theatre's 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award to be Presented to John J. Caswell, Jr.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2020

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced that John J. Caswell, Jr. is the recipient of the 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Caswell will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's reimagined Emerging Artists Virtual Salon on Wednesday, October 21 at 5:00 PM ET via Zoom.

2020 Pacific Playwrights Festival Announces Seven New Plays On A Global Scale, Plus T Photo 2020 Pacific Playwrights Festival Announces Seven New Plays On A Global Scale, Plus The ATCA/Steinberg Award
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2020

South Coast Repertory Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei today announced the lineup for the 2020 Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF). The annual showcase of new works, part of the theatre's new-play development arm, The Lab@SCR, includes two world-premiere productionsa?"The Scarlet Letter by Kate Hamill and I Get Restless by Caroline V. McGrawa?"and five staged readings. PPF runs April 24-26, with morning, afternoon and evening events. Single tickets and value-priced ticket packages are now on sale at www.scr.org.

Photo Coverage: Inside Vineyard Theatre's Emerging Artists Luncheon Honoring Charly E Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Vineyard Theatre's Emerging Artists Luncheon Honoring Charly Evon Simpson
by Walter McBride - Nov 26, 2019

Charly Evon Simpson was the recipient of the 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. She was presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Monday, November 25 at the National Arts Club.

Vineyard Theatre's 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Will Be Presented To Charly  Photo Vineyard Theatre's 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Will Be Presented To Charly Evon Simpson
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Charly Evon Simpson is the recipient of the 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Ms. Simpson will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Monday, November 25 from noon-2:30pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan.

BWW REVIEW: Hope For A Brighter Future And The American Dream Are Threatened in RUSSI Photo BWW REVIEW: Hope For A Brighter Future And The American Dream Are Threatened in RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by Jade Kops - Mar 16, 2019

A different immigrant story unfolds in Erika Sheffer's domestic drama RUSSIAN TRANSPORT.

RUSSIAN TRANSPORT Comes To Sydney For Australian Premiere Photo RUSSIAN TRANSPORT Comes To Sydney For Australian Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2019

A powerful and suspenseful drama, Russian Transport follows an immigrant Russian family struggling to survive in Brooklyn, New York. Fishy Productions, in association with Darlinghurst Theatre Company, is thrilled to be bringing Russian Transport to the Eternity Playhouse in March for its Australian Premiere.

Roundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series Lineup Photo Roundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series Lineup
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 20, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce the eighth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Aaron Carter, Emily Feldman, Dave Harris, Jonathan Spector and Sanaz Toossi.

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Honors Jeremy O. Harris With the Paula Vogel Playwri Photo Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Honors Jeremy O. Harris With the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award
by Walter McBride - Oct 13, 2018

Vineyard Theatre's 2018-19 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award was recently presented to Jeremy O. Harris.

Jeremy O. Harris Receives 2018-19 Vineyard Theatre Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Photo Jeremy O. Harris Receives 2018-19 Vineyard Theatre Paula Vogel Playwriting Award
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Jeremy O. Harris is the recipient of the 2018-19 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Mr. Harris will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Friday, October 12 from noon-2:30pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. Paula Vogel will speak at the event.

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT Begins Tonight at The New Group Photo Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT Begins Tonight at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

The New Group presents the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot.

Photo Coverage: Kate Mulgrew Hosts the Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Lun Photo Photo Coverage: Kate Mulgrew Hosts the Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon
by Walter McBride - Nov 10, 2017

Renowned actress, Kate Mulgrew, known for her work in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, STAR TREK: VOYAGER, TEA AT FIVE, EQUUS and The Vineyard's SOMEWHERE FUN, hosted Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, November 9 at the National Arts Club in Manhattan. Antoinette Nwandu (PASS OVER) received Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Paula Vogel spoke at the event.

Antoinette Nwandu Receives Vineyard Theatre's 2017 Paula Vogel Award Today Photo Antoinette Nwandu Receives Vineyard Theatre's 2017 Paula Vogel Award Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announced today that Antoinette Nwandu (PASS OVER) is the recipient of Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award.

Kate Mulgrew To Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon Photo Kate Mulgrew To Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announced today that renowned actress, Kate Mulgrew, known for her work in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, STAR TREK: VOYAGER, TEA AT FIVE, EQUUS and The Vineyard's SOMEWHERE FUN, will host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, November 9.

Rosie O'Donnell, F. Murray Abraham and More Join David Rabe's GOOD FOR OTTO at The Ne Photo Rosie O'Donnell, F. Murray Abraham and More Join David Rabe's GOOD FOR OTTO at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

The New Group has announced additional casting and production dates for David Rabe's Good for Otto, with F. Murray Abraham, Rileigh McDonald, Rosie O'Donnell and Michael Rabe joining, as previously announced, Ed Harris and Amy Madigan in this New York premiere directed by Scott Elliott.

Josh Pais Joins DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group Photo Josh Pais Joins DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The New Group has announced that Josh Pais joins Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Sadie Scott, Chlo Sevigny and Daniel Sovich in Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot.

Antoinette Nwandu to Receive Vineyard Theatre's 2017 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Photo Antoinette Nwandu to Receive Vineyard Theatre's 2017 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announced today that Antoinette Nwandu (PASS OVER) is the recipient of Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award.

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group Photo Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny.

Cast Complete for Taylor Mac's HIR at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the complete cast for Hir, a Chicago premiere by celebrated playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac.

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