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Philadelphia Theatre Company Receives Project Grant From The Pew Center for Arts & He Photo Philadelphia Theatre Company Receives Project Grant From The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for First Commission
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Philadelphia Theatre Company is developing its first commission under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Paige Price. This brand-new musical, The Tattooed Lady, was awarded a Project grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

Playwrights' Center Announces 37th Annual PlayLabs Festival Photo Playwrights' Center Announces 37th Annual PlayLabs Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

For the 37th annual presentation of PlayLabs Festival, the premier new play incubation program, the Playwrights' Center is meeting the changing needs of the moment. Public readings will be presented online and the festival roster has expanded to include four playwrights developing their work.

THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT Featuring Ali Stroker, Amber Gray and More Released Today Photo THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT Featuring Ali Stroker, Amber Gray and More Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project has been released on CD in stores and online today, Friday, October 2. The album was released on digital and streaming formats earlier this year.

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces 2020-2021 Virtual Pay What You Can Season Photo Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces 2020-2021 Virtual Pay What You Can Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Philadelphia Theatre Company announced its 46th season last night prior to the broadcast of Days of Re-Creation, a rolling world premiere by Masi Asare, AriDy Nox, Erlina Ortiz, SEVAN, Nandita Shenoy, BD Wong, and Lauren Yee, by inviting audiences to Turn On, Tune In, as the company programs for the virtual space during the 2020-21 Season. 

1st Stage Announces New Commission Of Solo Work From Brilliant Playwrights And Creat Photo 1st Stage Announces New Commission Of Solo Work From Brilliant Playwrights And Creators 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

During this uncertain time for the nation and the arts community, 1st Stage remains committed to creating diverse, modern work by leading playwrights and performers. Despite the prolonged theatre closure necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company delights in bringing you the same quality of beautiful, emotional, relatable stories that you could have otherwise seen on our stage.

Sophia Anne Caruso, Ali Stroker, Amber Gray and More Featured on THE LIZ SWADOS PROJE Photo Sophia Anne Caruso, Ali Stroker, Amber Gray and More Featured on THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project will be released on CD in stores and online Friday, October 2. The album is currently available on digital and streaming formats.

Audible Announces Third Emerging Playwrights Fund Class Photo Audible Announces Third Emerging Playwrights Fund Class
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Audible has announced  its latest Emerging Playwrights Fund class.

The Farm Theater Awards Physical Distance Commission to Amy Gijsbers van Wijk Photo The Farm Theater Awards Physical Distance Commission to Amy Gijsbers van Wijk
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020

The Farm Theater in collaboration with Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, FL have awarded Playwright Amy Gijsbers van Wijk their Physical Distance Commission.

Janelle Monáe Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT For Final Edition Airing August 5-9 Photo Janelle Monáe Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT For Final Edition Airing August 5-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, performer, producer, and actor Janelle Monáe has joined the final edition of The Homebound Project as a special guest.

Laurie Metcalf, Kelli O'Hara, Amanda Seyfried and More Set for Fifth and Final Editio Photo Laurie Metcalf, Kelli O'Hara, Amanda Seyfried and More Set for Fifth and Final Edition of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for its fifth and final edition of new online theater benefiting hungry children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, have also announced that over $100,000 has been raised to date for No Kid Hungry.

Judith Light, Santino Fontana, Cherry Jones, and More Set For 4th Edition Of THE HOME Photo Judith Light, Santino Fontana, Cherry Jones, and More Set For 4th Edition Of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for its fourth edition of new online theater benefiting hungry children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, are also pleased to announce that a fifth and final edition will take place August 5-9, 2020.

The Flea Announces Production Pause to 'Reflect on Misalignment of Values' Photo The Flea Announces Production Pause to 'Reflect on Misalignment of Values'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

Off Broadway theatre company The Flea has just announced that it will pause production activity to 'to transform [their] institutional culture and producing model.'

THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT Featuring Ali Stroker, Sophia Anne Caruso and More is Availabl Photo THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT Featuring Ali Stroker, Sophia Anne Caruso and More is Available Today on Digital Formats
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project is available on digital and streaming formats today, Friday, May 22. The Liz Swados Project - a newly-recorded tribute album to the visionary artist - features an epic tribe of diverse performers, composers and lyricists, who have been influenced and inspired by Swados.

Kinesis Project Dance Theatre's Annual Spring Gala Raised More Than $10,000 Photo Kinesis Project Dance Theatre's Annual Spring Gala Raised More Than $10,000
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

Kinesis Project Dance Theatre's Board of Directors presented Kinesis Project's Annual Spring Gala in a virtual realm on Friday, May 8, 2020, raising more than $10,000 in support of its mission of building and presenting dances that challenge public space and engage diverse communities. The evening was broadcast via Zoom to an audience of nearly one hundred live viewers throughout the country. Additional donations are accepted at kinesisproject.com/support.

Kinesis Project Dance Theatre's Annual Spring Gala Raised More Than $10,000 Photo Kinesis Project Dance Theatre's Annual Spring Gala Raised More Than $10,000
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

Kinesis Project Dance Theatre's Board of Directors presented Kinesis Project's Annual Spring Gala in a virtual realm on Friday, May 8, 2020, raising more than $10,000 in support of its mission of building and presenting dances that challenge public space and engage diverse communities.

Kinesis Project Presents Virtual Annual Spring Gala Honoring Jennifer Wright Cook and Photo Kinesis Project Presents Virtual Annual Spring Gala Honoring Jennifer Wright Cook and Yasemin Ozumerizfon
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020

Kinesis Project's Board of Directors presents Kinesis Project's Annual Spring Gala in a virtual realm, honoring Jennifer Wright Cook and Yasemin Ozumerizfon, hosted by TruDee, with LIVE performances by Kinesis Project NYC and Seattle, on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 7:30pm ET. Tickets are available at https://www.kinesisproject.com/events/kpgala2020.

Playwrights Foundation Announces Online Annual 2020 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Playwrights Foundation Announces Online Annual 2020 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premiere launchpad for exceptional plays and playwrights announces the lineup for the 2020 Bay Area Playwrights Festival.

Kinesis Project to Present Virtual Annual Spring Gala Photo Kinesis Project to Present Virtual Annual Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020

Kinesis Project's Board of Directors presents Kinesis Project's Annual Spring Gala in a virtual realm, honoring Jennifer Wright Cook and Yasemin Ozumerizfon, hosted by TruDee, with LIVE performances by Kinesis Project NYC and Seattle, on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 7:30pm EST. Tickets are available at https://www.kinesisproject.com/events/kpgala2020.

Clubbed Thumb Postpones 25th Annual Summerworks Photo Clubbed Thumb Postpones 25th Annual Summerworks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) will postpone the 25th edition of SUMMERWORKS, its annual festival of new plays.

SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE, BODIES THEY RITUAL and More Announced for Clubbed Thumb's SUM Photo SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE, BODIES THEY RITUAL and More Announced for Clubbed Thumb's SUMMERWORKS Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Clubbed Thumb has announced the complete line-up for the 25th annual SUMMERWORKS, its festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 15 - July 1, 2020 at The Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street) in Manhattan and will feature productions of three new plays: SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE by Gab Reisman and directed by Tamilla Woodard; BODIES THEY RITUAL by Angela Hanks and directed by Knud Adams; and THE WOMAN'S PARTY by Rinne Groff and directed by Tara Ahmadinijad.

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