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Playwrights' Center Announces 2020-2023 Core Writers Gives Significant Resources To F Photo Playwrights' Center Announces 2020-2023 Core Writers Gives Significant Resources To Further Playwrights' Careers
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

The Playwrights' Center is continuing its commitment to developing playwrights and new work through their Core Writers program. Seven of the country's most thrilling playwrights are joining the program. The 2020-2023 Core Writers are Sharon Bridgforth, Mashuq Mushtaq Deen, Andrew Rosendorf, Riti Sachdeva, Charly Evon Simpson, Crystal Skillman, and Jonathan Spector.

King Arthur Tale ROUND TABLE to Premiere At 59E59 Photo King Arthur Tale ROUND TABLE to Premiere At 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

59E59 Theaters welcomes the Off Broadway premiere of ROUND TABLE by Liba Vaynberg and directed by Geordie Broadwater. Produced by Fault Line Theatre and Anna & Kitty, Inc., ROUND TABLE begins performances on September 27 for a limited engagement through October 20

Colt Coeur's EUREKA DAY Comes to Walkerspace Photo Colt Coeur's EUREKA DAY Comes to Walkerspace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Brooklyn-based theatre company Colt Coeur will present the east coast premiere of Jonathan Spector's screamingly funny yet profound EUREKA DAY. Spector's lauded play uses a heated vaccination debate at a progressive elementary school as a metaphorical lens for the escalating hostility of America's culture wars and our inability to listen to those with whom we disagree. This timely comedy is directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Primary Stages' Downstairs, Colt Coeur's Joan). Previews begin Saturday, August 24th with official opening set for Thursday, August 29th. General admission tickets are priced at $25 and are available at coltcoeur.org.

POPsical Festival Ends 5 Month Off-Broadway Run At St. Luke's Photo POPsical Festival Ends 5 Month Off-Broadway Run At St. Luke's
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019

Part of the POPsical Festival currently running in the heart of the theatre district on Sundays @ 7:30pm, GEEKS! wraps up the final extension before moving to another theatre due to scheduling of other productions at St. Luke's.

HATEF**K To Star Kavi Ladnier & Sendhil Ramamurthy; Performances Begin March 3 Photo HATEF**K To Star Kavi Ladnier & Sendhil Ramamurthy; Performances Begin March 3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

WP Theater, in partnership with Colt Coeur, announces that Kavi Ladnier ( Just Add Magic, Heroes ) and Sendhil Ramamurthy ( Heroes, Covert Affairs ) will star in the World Premiere of the 2017 Kilroys List play Hatef**k by Rehana Lew Mirza. WP Lab Alum and 2018 Lucille Lortel Visionary Director Award winner Adrienne Campbell-Holt (WP's What We're Up Against) returns to WP Theater to direct this bracingly insightful new play, which begins Off-Broadway previews on Sunday, March 3, 2019. The four-week limited engagement through Sunday, March 31 will celebrate its official opening night on Wednesday March 13 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway).

Write Act and Back Table ink. Announce THE SCARLET SAVIOR and THE GREAT CAT MASSACRE Photo Write Act and Back Table ink. Announce THE SCARLET SAVIOR and THE GREAT CAT MASSACRE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Write Act and Back Table ink. are proud to announce the inaugural season of Popsical Festival: Original Pop Culture Musicals. This brand new festival will feature four new musicals by promising, emerging writers and focusing on pop-culture fixtures from the past and current topography. The festival will be presented in two parts.

Roundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series Lineup Photo Roundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce the eighth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Aaron Carter, Emily Feldman, Dave Harris, Jonathan Spector and Sanaz Toossi.

Playwrights' Center Welcomes New Core Writers Photo Playwrights' Center Welcomes New Core Writers
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The Core Writer program at the Playwrights' Center gives 25-30 of the most exciting playwrights from across the country the time and tools to develop new work for the stage. The Center is announcing new Core Writers Darren Canady, Erin Courtney, Marisela Treviño Orta, Stacey Rose, Ariel Stess and Ray Yamanouchi. In addition, the Playwrights' Center is pleased to welcome three new student playwrights to its Core Apprentice program for 2018-19: Lily Padilla, Drew Paryzer and Lauren Wimmer.

Sundance Institute Announces 2018 Theatre Lab Acting Company And Creative Advisors Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2018 Theatre Lab Acting Company And Creative Advisors
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Sundance Institute's Theatre Lab kicks off on May 6th, and today announced this year's participating acting company and creative advisors. The Lab, which runs through May 27 at the Fellah Hotel outside Marrakech, Morocco, is supervised by Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, and is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community, alternating locations between Sundance Resort in Utah and a venue in the Middle East/North African region, as part of a multi-year commitment to international work and a means of facilitating cultural exchange between artists writing in English and Arabic.

THE SPRING FLING Opens In One Week! Photo THE SPRING FLING Opens In One Week!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Chemistry, seven new short plays by Mario Correa (Tail! Spin!), Jahna Ferron-Smith (Ensemble Studio Theatre's Youngblood), Jon Kern (Modern Terrorism), Dan McCabe (Christina Martinez), Mara Nelson-Greenberg (Do You Feel Anger?), Erica Saleh (Channel Zero, Wisdom of the Crowd) and Amy Staats (Eddie and Dave).

New York Satellite Presents Two New One Act Musicals Photo New York Satellite Presents Two New One Act Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

NYSPresents, in conjunction with the University of California, Irvine, will commence performances of THE SEWPS and THE SCARLET SAVIOR on Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, at The Playroom Theatre.

Cast And Creative Team Announced for THE SPRING FLING Photo Cast And Creative Team Announced for THE SPRING FLING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

 F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Chemistry, seven new short plays by Mario Correa (Tail! Spin!), Jahna Ferron-Smith (Ensemble Studio Theatre's Youngblood), Jon Kern (Modern Terrorism), Dan McCabe (Christina Martinez), Mara Nelson-Greenberg (Do You Feel Anger?), Erica Saleh (Channel Zero, Wisdom of the Crowd) and Amy Staats (Eddie and Dave).

Your Program Is Your Ticket Presents A Special Series Featuring 2018 Frigid Festival  Photo Your Program Is Your Ticket Presents A Special Series Featuring 2018 Frigid Festival Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

New York City based theatre podcast, Your Program Is Your Ticket, presents a special series of theatre interviews with artists from the 2018 Frigid Festival in New York. Award-winning playwright and podcast creator, Sean Chandler, hosts the interviews which include playwrights, directors, and actors, and features local, national, and Canadian artists.

League of Professional Theatre Women to Honor Emily Joy Weiner with Josephine Abady A Photo League of Professional Theatre Women to Honor Emily Joy Weiner with Josephine Abady Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents) will present the 2018 Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st Street between 7th and 8th Avenues) on Friday, March 16 beginning at 6:30PM. Tickets ($65-$250) are available for advance purchase at www.theatrewomen.org. 

Krysta Rodriguez, Kristine Neilson, and More Lead Reading of THE TRIAL Photo Krysta Rodriguez, Kristine Neilson, and More Lead Reading of THE TRIAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Casting has been announced for The Trial, the next play in the Politics of the Absurd reading series presented by Christopher Maring/ CM Stage Productions. Joining the reading will be Krysta Rodriguez (What We're Up Against, "Trial & Error", Spring Awakening), Mamoudou Athie ("The Get Down", Patti Cake$,), Brian Wiles ("Public Morals", "Turn"), Brian D. Coats (Jitney, "Boardwalk Empire"), John Rothman (Ghostbusters, "One Mississippi") Sam Breslin Wright ("Madame Secretary", The Beaver), and Tony nominee Kristine Neilson (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, You Can't Take it With You). The Trial, adapted by Steven Berkoff from the novel by Franz Kafka, and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against, Dry Land), will take place at the Baruch Performing Arts Center on March 5, 6, and 7.

The Spring Fling (Year 8) Playwrights Announced Photo The Spring Fling (Year 8) Playwrights Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Chemistry, seven new short plays by Mario Correa (Tail! Spin!), Jahna Ferron-Smith (Ensemble Studio Theatre's Youngblood), Jon Kern (Modern Terrorism), Dan McCabe (Christina Martinez), Mara Nelson-Greenberg (Do You Feel Anger?), Erica Saleh (Channel Zero, Wisdom of the Crowd) and Amy Staats (Eddie and Dave).

THE GREAT CAT MASSACRE Comes to FRIGID Festival Photo THE GREAT CAT MASSACRE Comes to FRIGID Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2018

Back Table Ink has announced its production of "The Great Cat Massacre", premiering in the 12th Annual FRIGID Festival, produced by Horse Trade Theater Group. "The Great Cat Massacre" is a new musical written by Greg Moss & Casey O'Neil. Currently in rehearsals, this show will run on select dates from February 17th until March 4th at the Kraine Theater.

League of Professional Theatre Women to Present 2018 Theatre Women Awards 3/16 Photo League of Professional Theatre Women to Present 2018 Theatre Women Awards 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents) will present the 2018 Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st Streetbetween 7th and 8th Avenues) on Friday, March 16 beginning at 6:30PM. Tickets ($65-$250) are available for advance purchase at www.theatrewomen.org.

Theresa Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST Opens Tonight at WP Theater Photo Theresa Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST Opens Tonight at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

WP Theater, by special arrangement with Segal NYC Productions, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against, written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Seminar, NBC's 'Smash'), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Dry Land, Empathitrax).

Amanda Seyfried and More to Take Part in Colt Coeur & WP Theater's PARITY PLAYS FESTI Photo Amanda Seyfried and More to Take Part in Colt Coeur & WP Theater's PARITY PLAYS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Colt Coeur and WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater) announce casting for the fourth annual Parity Plays Festival reading series, celebrating the work of female and trans playwrights and directors.

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