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Bio:
Evan Linder is an ensemble member and the founding co-artistic director of Chicago's The New Colony, a theatre company founded in 2008 devoted to world premiere plays and musicals. He works in Chicago as a playwright, actor and director. He also teaches playwriting at the University of Chicago. Evan ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Evan Linder is an ensemble member and the founding co-artistic director of Chicago's The New Colony, a theatre company founded in 2008 devoted to world premiere plays and musicals. He works in Chicago as a playwright, actor and director. He also teaches playwriting at the University of Chicago. Evan ... (read complete bio)
Cyrano Theatre Company to Present 5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE Photo Cyrano Theatre Company to Present 5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2021

Cyrano Theatre Company will present 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche. Written by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood. Directed by Warren Weinstein.

Goodman Theatre Announces 2020/2021 Playwrights Unit Photo Goodman Theatre Announces 2020/2021 Playwrights Unit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2020

Goodman Theatre's commitment to new work and commissioning emerging artists continues as four Chicago-based writers are announced as the 2020/2021 Playwrights Unit.

ASF's 22 HOMES Puts New Work By Southern Playwrights Online Photo ASF's 22 HOMES Puts New Work By Southern Playwrights Online
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2020

Alabama Shakespeare Festival has commissioned 22 Southern playwrights to create original monologues on the theme of a?oehome.a?? Since the 2020 Southern Writers Festival (SWF) was canceled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Artistic Director Rick Dildine commissioned a diverse group of playwrights to craft original pieces, which will be performed by actors from around the country. The a?oe22 Homesa?? project will launch April 21 at ASF.net/PlayOn.

5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE Will Premiere at The City Theatre Photo 5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE Will Premiere at The City Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2019

This holiday season, The City Theatre serves up hilarity with the Austin premiere comedy 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche. Lot of laughs are the order of the day as this cult favorite of theatre companies nationwide dishes up a fun and farcical celebration of sisterhood and survival.

Circuit Playhouse, Inc. Celebrates Milestone Anniversary with a Weekend of Festivitie Photo Circuit Playhouse, Inc. Celebrates Milestone Anniversary with a Weekend of Festivities
by Julie Musbach - Oct 3, 2019

Circuit Playhouse, Inc. which includes Playhouse on the Square, The Circuit Playhouse, and NewWorks@TheatreWorks at the Square will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a weekend of events November 15 to November 17, 2019.

BWW Review: BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI at The Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI at The Kennedy Center
by Rachael Goldberg - Jun 15, 2019

Playwright Evan Linder achieves a fascinating balance in the poignant 'Byhalia, Missississippi.' While it's hard to fully root for any character, it's equally difficult to dismiss them completely, and that balance allows the show to explore deep, often difficult themes head-on.

The New Colony Presents the UNCHARTED Festival Photo The New Colony Presents the UNCHARTED Festival
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2019

The New Colony presents UNCHARTED, a two-week showcase of plays at different points in their journeys to production, playing July 11 - 20, 2019 at TNC's resident home, The Den Theatre (2B) 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER's Jack Falahee Will Lead BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI at Kennedy  Photo HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER's Jack Falahee Will Lead BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI at Kennedy Center
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces Jack Falahee, star of ABC's How to Get Away With Murder, to play the role of Jim in the heartfelt comedy, Byhalia, Mississippi, playwright Evan Linder's uncompromising exploration of race, infidelity, and family. Directed by Kimberly Senior (director of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced on Broadway), Byhalia, Mississippi will play the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater for four weeks, June 7-July 7, 2019. Tickets for all performances are on sale through the Kennedy Center Box Office, the website, or by calling (202) 467-4600 or (800) 444-1324.

Full Line-Up Announced For The New Colony's UNCHARTED Festival Photo Full Line-Up Announced For The New Colony's UNCHARTED Festival
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2019

The New Colony presents UNCHARTED, a two-week showcase of plays at different points in their journeys to production, playing July 11 - 20, 2019 at TNC's resident home, The Den Theatre (2B) 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

46th Annual Non"Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced Photo 46th Annual Non"Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2019

The Jeff Awards announced today via a special video, a total of 132 nominations in 22 categories for the 46th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards.

2019 Bentonville Film Festival Announces Gala Selections, Competition Films Photo 2019 Bentonville Film Festival Announces Gala Selections, Competition Films
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 4, 2019

The Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) today announced its film line up of gala selections and competition films with Joey Travolta's CAROL OF THE BELLS, and Haroula Rose's ONCE UPON A RIVER making their world premieres as Centerpiece Screening Selections. BFF will kick off with a screening of Tom Donahue's documentary THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING and a special presentation of the festival's signature event, Geena and Friends. Taking place May 7-11 in Bentonville, Arkansas, BFF is a one of a kind annual event that will celebrate 5-years of elevating diverse voices in all facets entertainment and media in partnership with founding sponsor Walmart and presenting sponsor Coca-Cola.

Kennedy Center Announces Rachel Bay Jones in NEXT TO NORMAL, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, a Photo Kennedy Center Announces Rachel Bay Jones in NEXT TO NORMAL, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More in Upcoming Season
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2019–2020 theater season, with more than 15 productions from New York, London, and across the globe, plus original Kennedy Center productions.

BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP at Columbia, SC 3/15 - PETER PAN AND WENDY, NE Photo BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP at Columbia, SC 3/15 - PETER PAN AND WENDY, NEWSIES, and More!
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Mar 15, 2019

It's a packed St. Pat's weekend on Midlands stages!

BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP in Columbia, SC 3/8 - Chapin Theatre Company p Photo BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP in Columbia, SC 3/8 - Chapin Theatre Company presents GETTING SARA MARRIED!
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Mar 8, 2019

Chapin and CCT bring down the curtain while Town keeps carrying the banner and Trustus opens off-site!

The New Colony Presents SMALL WORLD March 27 - May 4 Photo The New Colony Presents SMALL WORLD March 27 - May 4
by Julie Musbach - Feb 27, 2019

The New Colony, under the new artistic leadership of Fin Coe* and Stephanie Shum*, continues its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of SMALL WORLD, a twisted comedy in the happiest place on earth, co-written by Jillian Leff and Joe Lino and directed by Andrew Hobgood*, playing March 27 - May 4, 2019 at TNC's resident home, The Den Theatre's Upstairs Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE at Trustus Theatre Photo 5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE at Trustus Theatre
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 21, 2019

Audiences have been clamoring for it for nearly five and a half years, and Trustus Theatre is set to deliver a tasty theatrical treat this March: they're bringing back 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche! This play made its Trustus Theatre debut in Season 28 and was such a hit that when it came back in Season 29, the entire run was sold out before opening night! It is a delightfully bawdy, slightly over-the-top, fun production will have you laughing from the first line through the final bows. 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche will open in the Fellowship Hall at Reformation Lutheran Church on Friday, March 8, 2019 and will run through Sunday, March 17, 2019. This limited run will have eight performances including three afternoon matinees. Tickets may be purchased at www.trustus.org or by calling the Trustus Theatre Box Office at 803-254-9732.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of MCC's THE LIGHT Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of MCC's THE LIGHT
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 11, 2019

The New York Premiere production of The Light, the first show at MCC Theater's new home, The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 West 52nd Street), opened just last night, February 10.

MCC Theater's New York Premiere Of THE LIGHT Begins Previews Tonight Photo MCC Theater's New York Premiere Of THE LIGHT Begins Previews Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2019

Previews begin tonight at 7:30pm for the New York Premiere production of The Light, the first show at MCC Theater's new home, The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 West 52nd Street), ahead of an official opening on Sunday, February 10.

McKinley Belcher III and Mandi Masden to Star in MCC's THE LIGHT Photo McKinley Belcher III and Mandi Masden to Star in MCC's THE LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

MCC Theater announced today the complete cast and creative team for the first show at their new 52nd Street home: the New York Premiere production of The Light, written by Loy A. Webb, and directed by Logan Vaughn.

McKinley Belcher III and Mandi Masden to Star in MCC's THE LIGHT Photo McKinley Belcher III and Mandi Masden to Star in MCC's THE LIGHT
by Julie Musbach - Nov 30, 2018

MCC Theater announced today the complete cast and creative team for the first show at their new 52nd Street home: the New York Premiere production of The Light, written by Loy A. Webb, and directed by Logan Vaughn.

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