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Connecticut Women Attend the Second Women's Voices Theater Festival Held in D.C. Photo Connecticut Women Attend the Second Women's Voices Theater Festival Held in D.C.
by Lauren Yarger - Feb 18, 2018

Connecticut women attend Voices Festival in DC; Playwright Initiative at Ivoryton; International Women's Day Readings at Westport

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts International Women's Day Event Featuring Joanna Gle Photo Westport Country Playhouse Hosts International Women's Day Event Featuring Joanna Gleason and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will host the second annual 'Letters to Our Daughters,' a free-of-charge event to celebrate International Women's Day, on Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m. A diverse group of 13 women, including Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason and Judith Ivey, and 'This Is Us' series regular Susan Kelechi Watson, will read essays and poems written by female authors on global women's issues.

Full Casting Announced for Project W Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

InProximity Theatre Company today announced full casting for the first annual Project W Theatre Festival, a multi-day free play reading event June 6 - 10, 2017 featuring new plays written, directed and produced by women. Cherry Lane Theatre's Studio, located at 38 Commerce Street, will serve as the exclusive venue for all readings.  

Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Ann Harada and More to Celebrate Women with 'LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS' in Westport
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse will host 'Letters to Our Daughters,' a special community event featuring a diverse group of performers and writers including Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason and Kelli O'Hara, best-selling author Jane Green, and more, to celebrate International Women's Day, today, March 8, at 7 p.m.

Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Ann Harada and More to Celebrate Women with 'LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS' in Westport
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse will host 'Letters to Our Daughters,' a special community event featuring a diverse group of performers and writers including Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason and Kelli O'Hara, best-selling author Jane Green, and more, to celebrate International Women's Day, on Wednesday, March 8, at 7 p.m.

TO THE BONE, JUAREZ and More Set for 2014 THEATER:VILLAGE Festival, Running Now thru 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

The OBIE Award-winning Theater:Village festival, which is presented by Axis Theatre, Cherry Lane Theatre, New Ohio Theatre, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, returns for its second year, today, September 4 - October 5.

Abingdon Theatre Presents FATHER HAMBLIN NEW PLAY ONE-ACT FESTIVAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company presents the Father Hamblin New Play One-Act Festival tonight, August 9 at 7:00PM. Three playwrights were commissioned to write on the themes of True Faith, True Commitment and/or True Friendship for the festival, and all of the plays will receive staged readings.

Abingdon Theatre Company Presents Free Staged Play Readings, 8/09
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company presents the Father Hamblin New Play One-Act Festival on Saturday, August 9 at 7:00PM. Three playwrights were commissioned to write on the themes of True Faith, True Commitment and/or True Friendship for the festival, and all of the plays will receive staged readings.

TO THE BONE, JUAREZ and More Set for 2014 THEATER:VILLAGE Festival, Running 9/4-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The OBIE Award-winning Theater:Village festival, which is presented by Axis Theatre, Cherry Lane Theatre, New Ohio Theatre, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, returns for its second year, September 4 - October 5. Following last year's The Hill Town Plays, which presented five works by the playwright Lucy Thurber, this year's festival, titled E Pluribus, will feature four new plays celebrating the diversity of America.

Rising Circle Theater Collective Kicks Off PLAYRISE 2014 Today
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Four emerging playwrights of color will unveil exciting new works when Rising Circle Theater Collective presents PlayRISE, a reading series of new plays. The collection of new drafts is a culmination of INKtank 2014, a 12-week playwright lab, moderated this season by Migdalia Cruz and Deepa Purohit.

AEA to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with 'ORPHANS OF THE NIGHTINGALE,' 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

In celebration of Asian Heritage month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of Actors' Equity Association will present 'Orphans of the Nightingale of the Desert Abridged: A Bollywood Spectacular,' an evening of short plays written by members of the Ma-Yi Theater Company Writers Lab. This one-night only, free community event will take place on Tuesday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.; first come, first served) at the Engelman Recital Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue at East 25th Street).

Rising Circle Theater Collective to Present PLAYRISE 2014; Begins 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Four emerging playwrights of color will unveil exciting new works when Rising Circle Theater Collective presents PlayRISE, a reading series of new plays. The collection of new drafts is a culmination of INKtank 2014, a 12-week playwright lab, moderated this season by Migdalia Cruz and Deepa Purohit.

Mariana Carreno-King, Nancy Kim, Germaine Netzband, and Azure D. Osborne-Lee Set for Rising Circle's Winter 2014 INKtank
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Rising Circle Theater Collective announces four playwrights selected for their winter 2014 playwrights residency INKtank.

Theatre 167 to Bring JACKSON HEIGHTS TRILOGY to Queens Museum, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Theatre 167 will bring its critically acclaimed JACKSON HEIGHTS TRILOGY to the Queens Museum for a site-specific performance on Sunday, January 19, 2014 from 2:00-5:00PM.

Rising Circle Theater Collective Present sWorkshop of Matthew Paul Olmos' NOBODY RIDES A LOCOMOTIVE NO'MO' Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Rising Circle Theater Collective kicks off its 2013-14 Season with The Refinery today, a workshop production of Matthew Paul Olmos' new play 'nobody rides a locomotive no'mo', directed by Mariana Carreno King. The cast includes Dacyl Acevedo (Will work for Food), Bernardo Cubria (so go the ghosts of mexico), Heather Velazquez (Pinkolandia).

Rising Circle Theater Collective to Present Workshop of Matthew Paul Olmos' NOBODY RIDES A LOCOMOTIVE NO'MO', 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Rising Circle Theater Collective kicks off its 2013-14 Season with The Refinery ‚Äď a workshop production of Matthew Paul Olmos' new play 'nobody rides a locomotive no'mo', directed by Mariana Carreno King. The cast includes Dacyl Acevedo (Will work for Food), Bernardo Cubria (so go the ghosts of mexico), Heather Velazquez (Pinkolandia)

IN THE BOOK OF Opens at Florida Studio Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

Florida Studio Theatre will open the absorbing new play, In the Book Of, by John Walch tonight, March 29, 2013 at 8:00pm in the Gompertz Theatre. In the Book Of presents the story of an immigration debate which forces a community to examine the true meaning of family, friendship and the American way.

IN THE BOOK OF to Open at Florida Studio Theatre, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

Florida Studio Theatre will open the absorbing new play, In the Book Of, by John Walch on Friday, March 29, 2013 at 8:00pm in the Gompertz Theatre. In the Book Of presents the story of an immigration debate which forces a community to examine the true meaning of family, friendship and the American way.

Complete JACKSON HEIGHTS TRILOGY Debuts in NYC, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Theatre 167 will present the Manhattan Premiere of THE JACKSON HEIGHTS TRILOGY, a rotating repertory of three plays about the Queens, New York neighborhood famous for being the world's most diverse community. Created by 18 playwrights and starring a company of 37 actors playing 93 multicultural roles, the plays were conceived and will be directed by Ari Laura Kreith. The trilogy will inaugurate the newly renovated 777 Theatre, located at 777 8th Avenue at 47th Street beginning February 8th. While each of the plays has been presented individually in Queens to critical acclaim, this is the first time any of these plays will be seen in Manhattan and the first time they are being presented together in repertory, where audiences can see them individually or all in one day.

Kupferberg Center Presents VEIL'D A FAIRTYTALE Reading Tonight, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2012

Veil'd A Fairytale will be performed in the Performance Space at Rathaus Hall M-11 at Queens College tonight, May 12th at 8:00 pm and Sunday, May 13th at 3pm. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations can be made by calling the Kupferberg Center Box Office at 718.793.8080.

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