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The Geffen Playhouse has been a hub of the Los Angeles theater scene since opening its doors in 1995. Noted for its intimacy and celebrated for its world-renowned mix of classic and contemporary plays, provocative new works and second productions, the Geffen Playhouse continues to present a body of ... (read complete bio)
 

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The Geffen Playhouse has been a hub of the Los Angeles theater scene since opening its doors in 1995. Noted for its intimacy and celebrated for its world-renowned mix of classic and contemporary plays, provocative new works and second productions, the Geffen Playhouse continues to present a body of ... (read complete bio)
Casting Announced For THE SONG OF THE SUMMER By Lauren Yee at San Francisco Playhouse Photo Casting Announced For THE SONG OF THE SUMMER By Lauren Yee at San Francisco Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 26, 2021

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for The Song of Summer by Lauren Yee, directed by Bill English.

Colman Domingo to Adapt His Play DOT as a TV Series Entitled WEST PHILLY, BABY Photo Colman Domingo to Adapt His Play DOT as a TV Series Entitled WEST PHILLY, BABY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Colman Domingo is¬†adapting his play ‚ÄúDot‚ÄĚ into a TV series entitled 'West Philly, Baby.' The series will be co-produced¬†by AMC Studios and the AMC Networks-owned streamer ALLBLK.

VIDEO: Austin Scott Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY & More on the Latest Episode of Photo VIDEO: Austin Scott Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2021

On this week's episode of 32 Bar Cut: The Show, we are sitting down with Broadway star Austin Scott to discuss his time starring on Broadway in the title role of Hamilton, his newest Broadway show, Girl from the North Country, and how his launch to Broadway began. 

Caroline Stefanie Clay Joins University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts Faculty as Photo Caroline Stefanie Clay Joins University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts Faculty as Professor of the MFA Acting Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts recently completed a national search to fill the position of the lead acting professor. The department has announced that Caroline Stephanie Clay will be joining the faculty this fall as lead acting professor of the MFA acting program.

Patti LuPone and Carrie Fisher to Receive Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2022 Photo Patti LuPone and Carrie Fisher to Receive Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2022
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2021

The 2022 inductees for Hollywood's iconic Walk of Fame have been announced and among this year's star recipients are two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone and late pop culture icon and Broadway playwright, Carrie Fisher. 

New Conservatory Theatre Center Announces 2021-2022 Season Featuring World Premiere o Photo New Conservatory Theatre Center Announces 2021-2022 Season Featuring World Premiere of INTERLUDE and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021

New Conservatory Theatre Center will celebrate 40 years of serving the Bay Area LGBTQ+ community, and its long-awaited return to live performances with a captivating 21-22 Season of two World Premieres, one Rolling World Premiere, one Regional Premiere, two West Coast Premieres, and a special musical celebration waiting in the wings. 

Geffen Playhouse Announces Annual BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Gala Photo Geffen Playhouse Announces Annual BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Gala
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2021

One of the company's most anticipated events of the year, Backstage at the Geffen provides an intimate setting for guests to enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes stories from some of the most prominent celebrities in Hollywood, as well as surprise, unannounced performances that span the live arts spectrum.

VIDEO: Alfred Molina Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Alfred Molina Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 5, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with stage and screen star Alfred Molina, who will soon appear in We Have To Hurry, streaming live via Broadway on Demand for two performances only, Saturday, June 5th at 8pm and Sunday, June 6th at 3pm.

New Dramatists Welcomes Alumni Sharon Bridgforth And Qui Nguyen To The Board Photo New Dramatists Welcomes Alumni Sharon Bridgforth And Qui Nguyen To The Board
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021

New Dramatists, an artistic home and developmental laboratory for professional playwrights, is proud to announce two new board members, Sharon Bridgforth and Qui Nguyen. Both Bridgforth and Nguyen are playwrights and alumni of New Dramatists, where each held a seven-year residency.

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Spotlight Series Presents Zoe Sarnak June 1 Photo A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Spotlight Series Presents Zoe Sarnak June 1
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2021

THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a bi-monthly live streamed concert series created by A LITTLE NEW MUSIC will¬† ‚Äúspotlight‚ÄĚ the dynamic music of composer/lyricist Zoe Sarnak, on June 1st.¬†

Westport Country Playhouse's 2021 New Works Initiative Season Begins Today Photo Westport Country Playhouse's 2021 New Works Initiative Season Begins Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Westport Country Playhouse‚Äôs New Works Initiative¬†begins its 2021 season with a virtual workshop of ‚Äú‚ÄúThe¬†Immaculate Perfection of F---ing and Bleeding in the¬†Gender Neutral Bathroom of an Upper-Middle Class High School,‚Ä̬†written by Daniel Halpern¬†and¬†directed by¬†Margot Bordelon, on Wednesday and Thursday, May 26 and 27.

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host Residencies for 23 Writers of Nine New Musicals Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host Residencies for 23 Writers of Nine New Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong in-person residencies for 23 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals between June 27 and August 29.  Writers include Tony-nominee Beth Malone, Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls; Jonathan Larson winners Avi Amon, Sara Cooper, Ty Defoe, and Anna Jacobs and more.

BWW Review: THE DOOR YOU NEVER SAW BEFORE - A CHOOSICAL MUSICAL at The Geffen Stayhou Photo BWW Review: THE DOOR YOU NEVER SAW BEFORE - A CHOOSICAL MUSICAL at The Geffen Stayhouse
by Tracey Paleo - May 25, 2021

The Geffen Playhouse has created a colorful, world premiere, CHOOSICAL MUSICAL adventure for ‚Äėfrustrated kids in quarantine‚Äô. It is off-the-charts fun!

HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension Photo HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021

With Lucinda Coxon's Herding Cats opening last night at Soho Theatre and via live stream until 22 May, New York-based, Olivier-winning, and Tony-nominated OHenry Productions and Stellar, in association with Soho Theatre, today announce the on-demand extension of the run.

BWW Interview: Playwright Matt Schatz Takes Aim For Kids' Diversion With His DOOR Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Matt Schatz Takes Aim For Kids' Diversion With His DOOR
by Gil Kaan - May 19, 2021

The seventh installment of¬†Geffen‚Äôs Stayhouse¬†series Is¬†THE DOOR YOU NEVER SAW BEFORE: A CHOOSICAL MUSICAL¬†has been in previews, with opening May 22, 2021. This world premiere, written by Matt Schatz, is geared for children and the young at heart. An ‚ÄėAdventure Suitcase,‚Äô full of puzzles and special items will be pre-mailed for the youngsters‚Äô interaction during the Zoom of the show. Katie Lindsay directs the cast of Michael Faulkner, Shyla Lefner and Gabrielle Maiden.

Seven Writers Selected For Echo Theater Company's 2021 Playwrights Lab Photo Seven Writers Selected For Echo Theater Company's 2021 Playwrights Lab
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 13, 2021

Los Angeles-based Echo Theater Company, dedicated to creating new work for the theater, has announced the names of seven playwrights who will participate in the company's 2021 Playwrights Lab.

VIFF Welcomes Matt Shakman & Joi McMillon To Upcoming Creator Talks Lineup Photo VIFF Welcomes Matt Shakman & Joi McMillon To Upcoming Creator Talks Lineup
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 13, 2021

The Vancouver International Film Festival will end the month of May with two online Creator Talks as part of its year-round VIFF Talks program ‚Äď a platform for creators and innovators to share expertise on their craft.

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by Harker Jones - May 12, 2021

BWW Review: SOMEONE ELSE'S HOUSE Spooks The Geffen Playhouse Photo BWW Review: SOMEONE ELSE'S HOUSE Spooks The Geffen Playhouse
by Harker Jones - May 12, 2021

SOMEONE ELSE’S HOUSE Is Like Paranormal Activity for the Stage

Virtual Production of THE VENETIANS to be Presented by Oak Park Festival Theatre and  Photo Virtual Production of THE VENETIANS to be Presented by Oak Park Festival Theatre and Kane Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

Oak Park Festival Theatre, in partnership with Kane Repertory Theatre, will present a virtual production of¬†‚ÄúThe Venetians,‚Ä̬†a new play by¬†Matt Barbot¬†that brings together various characters from several of Shakespeare‚Äôs best loved plays to address contemporary issues.¬†

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