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The National Theatre Conference Announces 2021 Award Recipients Photo The National Theatre Conference Announces 2021 Award Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

The National Theatre Conference, is an organization of theatermakers that connects, supports, and advocates for the field. Each year, leading theatre professionals and academics gather in New York City to engage in the essential questions of our art.

BWW Blog: 'The Global Virtual Conservatory Felt Like a Full Body Workout!' Photo BWW Blog: 'The Global Virtual Conservatory Felt Like a Full Body Workout!'
by Atlantic Theater Company - Aug 6, 2021

About a week after the ball dropped in Times Square and ended 2020, I swore off acting on Zoom. It had been a good run. I hadn‚Äôt reached the decision out of frustration or disappointment. I was just burned out. From the beginning of lockdown in New York to the start of 2021, I was acting into my computer anywhere between two and nine times a week: improv shows, improv classes, sketch shows, character classes, a Shakespeare play, a film noir radio play‚ÄĒif I had the time I would do it. While these shows and classes were fun and stimulating, acting day after day in my bedroom, to my laptop, was getting exhausting. I planned to step away for a little while to choose my next move.¬†Enter: Atlantic Acting School.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.

BWW Review: WISH YOU WERE HERE at Williamstown Theatre Festival On Audible Theater Photo BWW Review: WISH YOU WERE HERE at Williamstown Theatre Festival On Audible Theater
by Marc Savitt - Apr 1, 2021

WISH YOU WERE HERE presents a reality which, on the surface, might seem rather different than our own, but below is far more similar.¬† In the final scenes / moments, it also pointed out, to me, how relatively ‚Äúgood‚ÄĚ Americans have it.¬† Then again, like all works of art, what it says to you will vary for all who experience it.

WISH YOU WERE HERE Featuring Nikki Massoud, Marjan Neshat and More Available Tomorrow Photo WISH YOU WERE HERE Featuring Nikki Massoud, Marjan Neshat and More Available Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2021

The Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater world premiere presentation of Wish You Were Here is available worldwide tomorrow, April 1 at 3am ET within the Audible Plus catalog. Wish You Were Here is part of the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season produced on Audible.

WISH YOU WERE HERE, ASK ARIZONA, BILLIE WAS A BLACK WOMAN and More to be Released on  Photo WISH YOU WERE HERE, ASK ARIZONA, BILLIE WAS A BLACK WOMAN and More to be Released on Audible April 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

Audible has announced the content they will be releasing in April 2021! Scripted titles include a celebration of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday with Billie Was a Black Woman written and hosted by Rebecca Carroll; the comedy Hit Job starring Keke Palmer and Pete Davidson and more.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 25- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Bright Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 25- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Brightman and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 25, 2021

Today (February 25) in live streaming: its Game Night on Stars in the House, Brian Stokes Mitchell on Backstage Live, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 22- with Santino Fontana, Lynn Nottage and Mo Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 22- with Santino Fontana, Lynn Nottage and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 22, 2021

Today (February 22) in live streaming: Santino Fontana sings with Seth Rudetsky, Patrick Page takes on Shakespeare's villains, and more!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Phillipa Soo, Amanda Seyfried and More Join Wil Photo Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Phillipa Soo, Amanda Seyfried and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival 2021 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival announced today that the 2021 WTF Gala will take place virtually on Wednesday, April 7. The Gala will start at 7:30 PM ET, preceded by an interactive VIP pre-show for event sponsors and virtual table buyers, and will feature musical performances and special appearances from beloved friends of the Festival.

Lilli Cooper and Santino Fontana to Star in Benefit Reading of THE BELLE'S STRATAGEM Photo Lilli Cooper and Santino Fontana to Star in Benefit Reading of THE BELLE'S STRATAGEM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its 2020-21 offerings will continue later this month with a FREE benefit reading of Hannah Cowley’s The Belle’s Stratagem, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. The event will star Tony Award nominee Lilli Cooper and Tony Award winner Santino Fontana.  

Nazanin Nour, Artemis Pebdani and More to Star in Audible & Williamstown Theatre Fest Photo Nazanin Nour, Artemis Pebdani and More to Star in Audible & Williamstown Theatre Festival's WISH YOU WERE HERE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting as rehearsals and recording sessions commence for Wish You Were Here, part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival’s season to Audible. Additionally, release dates for the final three productions in the season have been announced.

Blair Underwood, André Holland and More Announced for Final Three Williamstown Theat Photo Blair Underwood, André Holland and More Announced for Final Three Williamstown Theatre Festival & Audible Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting and recording sessions have commenced for the final three productions - Paradise Blue, Row, and Wish You Were Here - that are part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival's season to Audible.

Drama League Announces Lineup For In Conversation and #Collaboration Series - JAGGED  Photo Drama League Announces Lineup For In Conversation and #Collaboration Series - JAGGED LITTLE PILL, Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2020

May and June episodes will feature Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and actor Elizabeth Stanley on their collaboration during Jagged Little Pill; Tony-winning director Michael Mayer with actors Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle on Little Shop of Horrors; directors Lileana Blain-Cruz, Sheryl Kaller, and Desdemona Chiang; director Gaye Taylor Upchurch and playwright Lauren Gunderson on The Half-Life of Marie Curie; and more.

The Old Globe Sets Tentative Schedule for World Premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's T Photo The Old Globe Sets Tentative Schedule for World Premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

The Old Globe today announced a tentative schedule for postponed spring productions. Though they don't have exact dates, as of today their plan is to resume performances this fall with the West Coast premiere of Faceless by award-winning playwright Selina Fillinger, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch.

Williamstown Theatre Festival to Present its Season in Audio Format on Audible Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival to Present its Season in Audio Format on Audible
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible announced today that the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season will be produced on Audible, the world's largest producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks.

Williamstown Theatre Festival Has Announced Sanaz Toossi as the 2020 L. Arnold Weissb Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival Has Announced Sanaz Toossi as the 2020 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award Recipient
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced that Sanaz Toossi is the 2020 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award recipient for her play English. Sanaz receives the $10,000 award as well as the $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play.

Cast And Creatives Announced For FACELESS at the Old Globe Photo Cast And Creatives Announced For FACELESS at the Old Globe
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2020

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Faceless by award-winning playwright Selina Fillinger (The Armor Plays: Cinched/Strapped, Something Clean), which was presented in the 2019 Powers New Voices Festival and will be directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (the Globe's The Last Match and also Off Broadway, Bethany, and The Blameless). Faceless runs March 28 a?" April 26, 2020 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run March 28 a?" April 1, with opening night on Thursday, April 2, at 8:00 p.m. Single tickets are on sale now, starting at $30.00, and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE [234-5623], or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Following its run at the Globe, Faceless will tour to four Community Partner venues with our free Globe for All program from April 30 to May 3.

Audible Theater Will Present Liza Jessie Peterson's THE PECULIAR PATRIOT and IN LOVE  Photo Audible Theater Will Present Liza Jessie Peterson's THE PECULIAR PATRIOT and IN LOVE AND STRUGGLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2020

Audible, the world's largest producer and seller of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, today announced two new limited engagement events this February and March at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Audible Theater Will Present Dan Rather's STORIES OF A LIFETIME for Two Performances  Photo Audible Theater Will Present Dan Rather's STORIES OF A LIFETIME for Two Performances Only
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

Audible, the world's largest producer and seller of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks today announced Dan Rather's 'Stories Of A Lifetime' continuing Audible Theater's slate of live events at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible's creative home for live performance in New York.

VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

Audible Theater has just released a new video that goes behind the scenes of The Half-Life of Marie Curie (their current play at the Minetta Lane Theatre), following the project's unique journey from page to stage to earbuds through the eyes of playwright Lauren Gunderson, Director Gaye Taylor Upchurch, actresses Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany, and Audible artistic producer Kate Navin and senior producer Emilia LaPenta.

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