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Bio:
Glen Berger’s plays include Underneath the Lintel (more than 450 performances Off-Broadway, 150 productions worldwide), O Lovely Glowworm (Portland Drammy Best Script Award) and Great Men of Science, Nos. 21 & 22 (L.A. Weekly Best Play Award). Glen has also collaborated on two new musicals: On ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Glen Berger’s plays include Underneath the Lintel (more than 450 performances Off-Broadway, 150 productions worldwide), O Lovely Glowworm (Portland Drammy Best Script Award) and Great Men of Science, Nos. 21 & 22 (L.A. Weekly Best Play Award). Glen has also collaborated on two new musicals: On ... (read complete bio)
The Young People's Theatre Of Chicago Announces Inaugural Season Photo The Young People's Theatre Of Chicago Announces Inaugural Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

The Young People's Theatre of Chicago (YPT) is proud to announce its Chicago debut with a workshop reading of an original children's musical, Peabody, The Science Fair Affair on Monday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m., a live production of Mo Willems' Knuffle Bunny, a Cautionary Musical, December 2 -  19, and a live production of Peabody, The Science Fair Affair, February 3 - 27, 2022.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Since 2001, MTC has awarded a total of 100 commissions through the Sloan Foundation Program. Learn more about this year's commissions here!

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Artistic Director Brent Hazelton Helms An All-New Take On  Photo Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Artistic Director Brent Hazelton Helms An All-New Take On UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2021

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's (MCT) Virtually Re-Imagined Season continues with an all-new take on UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL by Glen Berger. The production, specifically designed for virtual distribution, premieres on April 9th at 7:30pm.

VIDEO: TikTok Users Learn Imagine Dragons Wrote Demos For SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DA Photo VIDEO: TikTok Users Learn Imagine Dragons Wrote Demos For SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2021

TikTok users have been circulating information from 2013 that Imagine Dragons wrote demo tracks for the musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

Segal Centre Underneath The Lintel Goes Virtual Photo Segal Centre Underneath The Lintel Goes Virtual
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2020

For its first onstage production since March, the Segal Centre is proud to announce a collaboration with the renowned French-language theatre Théâtre du Nouveau Monde (TNM). Performances of Underneath the Lintel were originally planned for both a live – at reduced capacity and with new health and safety guidelines in place – and live stream audience.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents FOLKSBIENE LIVE!: WELCOME TO OUR SUKE/SU Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents FOLKSBIENE LIVE!: WELCOME TO OUR SUKE/SUKKAH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

This October, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Folksbiene)-led by Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, and Dominick Balletta, Executive Director-presents Folksbiene! LIVE: 'Welcome to Our Suke/Sukkah', a four-day festival of family-friendly performances during Chol Hamoed (the intermediary days of Sukkos) from October 5th to 8th.

Lab Theater Project and Innovocative Theatre Co-Present UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL By Glen Photo Lab Theater Project and Innovocative Theatre Co-Present UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL By Glen Berger 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2020

LAB Theater Project and Innovocative Theatre have joined forces to once again bring live theater to the Tampa stage by presenting Glen Berger's Underneath the Lintel from September 24-27, 2020, at 812 E Henderson Avenue in Ybor City, with in-house and live streaming options. 

Frank London & Adeena Karasick to Release SALOME: WOMAN OF VALOR Photo Frank London & Adeena Karasick to Release SALOME: WOMAN OF VALOR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

Over the last three decades, the celebrated East Village-based Canadian poet/performer Adeena Karasick and Grammy Award-winning composer/trumpeter Frank London have each transformed the worlds of poetry and music with work that is sensual and political, steeped in Jewish mysticism, exploding notions of high and low culture.

Segal Centre Presents UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL Photo Segal Centre Presents UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2020

For its first in-person production since March, the Segal Centre has announced a collaboration with the renowned French theatre, Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, and the French Theatre of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. This will be the first co-production between the Segal and TNM.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

Remote Theater Project's GREY ROCK Will Tour Four U.S. Cities In January and February Photo Remote Theater Project's GREY ROCK Will Tour Four U.S. Cities In January and February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019

Remote Theater Project announces that its production of Grey Rock, written and directed by Palestinian artist Amir Nizar Zuabi, will travel to four U.S. cities from January 8-February 9, 2020. Commissioned by Remote Theater Project, Grey Rock marks the first time a U.S. theater company has commissioned a Palestinian artist to create an original work for American audiences.

YOUNG PEOPLE'S THEATRE OF LINCOLN PARK Announced At Greenhouse Theater Center Photo YOUNG PEOPLE'S THEATRE OF LINCOLN PARK Announced At Greenhouse Theater Center
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 20, 2019

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to announce the launch of Young People's Theatre of Lincoln Park (YPT), a new company offering both high-quality Theater for Young Audience (TYA) productions (professional actors performing for children and families), along with performance opportunities for children of all ages and backgrounds. Housed in the historic Greenhouse Theater Center in the heart of Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, YPT will announce its inaugural 2020-21 season in the Spring of 2020. Randy White, who most recently directed GTC's critically acclaimed production of Midsummer (A Play with Songs), will serve as the theatre's Managing and Artistic Director. As part of its mission, YPT will commission and develop new works and offer educational opportunities for young people.

Calabria Foti Releases 'Prelude To A Kiss,' Out Now Photo Calabria Foti Releases 'Prelude To A Kiss,' Out Now
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 12, 2019

For her 4th CD release, vocalist/violinist Calabria Foti wanted to do an album like her vocal heroes did back in the day; that is, with a big orchestra and legendary arrangers on the podium in an iconic Hollywood recording studio. Ms. Foti says, “This is the most expansive project I have ever done, and at the same time, it's the most intimate and personal. I recorded at Capitol Records with a full orchestra, singing some of the most endearing, sentimental songs ever written, all for my loved ones. This album is a full-production tear-jerker!”

UCross & The Alley Theatre Announce ALLEY AT UCROSS Collaboration Photo UCross & The Alley Theatre Announce ALLEY AT UCROSS Collaboration
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2019

Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, and the Alley Theatre, one of America's leading regional theatres, today announced an innovative new collaboration in support of theatre artists. Five playwrights annually will receive two-week residencies at Ucross.

Greenhouse And Proxy Theatre Present MIDSUMMER (A Play With Songs) Photo Greenhouse And Proxy Theatre Present MIDSUMMER (A Play With Songs)
by Julie Musbach - Aug 5, 2019

Greenhouse Theater Center and Proxy Theatre present the Midwest premiere of MIDSUMMER (A Play with Songs), written by Scottish playwright David Greig, with music by indie-favorite Gordon McIntyre and direction by Randy White.

Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On The World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH: THE MUSICAL Photo Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On The World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH: THE MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - May 8, 2019

Chicago audiences are the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents.

MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY Photo MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2019

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the complete casting for the world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). The production will feature Max Baker (1984, The Explorers Club), Jasmine Batchelor (The River), Rosal Colon ('Orange is the New Black,' Between Riverside and Crazy), Curran Connor (Pidgeon, A Picture of Autumn), Garcia ('Tales of the City'), Darren Goldstein (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, The Madrid), Alex Hurt (Cardinal, The Whirligig) and Megan Ketch (The Big Wedding, 'American Gothic').

George Abud, Jack McCarthy and Huxley Westemeier Lead Cast of AUGUST RUSH Photo George Abud, Jack McCarthy and Huxley Westemeier Lead Cast of AUGUST RUSH
by Julie Musbach - Mar 26, 2019

Chicago audiences will be the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents.

Wake Up With BWW 3/22: HADESTOWN Begins Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/22: HADESTOWN Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news!

AUGUST RUSH to Make World Premiere in Chicago; Creative Includes John Doyle, Glen Ber Photo AUGUST RUSH to Make World Premiere in Chicago; Creative Includes John Doyle, Glen Berger, Mark Mancina, and more
by Julie Musbach - Mar 21, 2019

Chicago audiences will be the first to see August Rush: The Musical, a world premiere musical crafted by some of the top creative artists working in American theater today, based on the Oscar-nominated Warner Bros. film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents.

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