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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!

Tarragon Theatre Announces Plans For its 2021-22 Season Photo Tarragon Theatre Announces Plans For its 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2021

Artistic Director Richard Rose and Managing Director Andrea Vagianos today announces Tarragon Theatre's plan for the 2021-22 season, first featuring Tarragon Acoustic Reboot.

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by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021

GCTC Artistic Director Eric Coates Steps Aside Photo GCTC Artistic Director Eric Coates Steps Aside
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 14, 2021

Sharon Peake, Chair of the GCTC Board of Directors, announced today that artistic director, Eric Coates, is stepping aside after nine seasons with the company. He will leave the position at the end of May, 2021. 

Melbourne Theatre Company Returns To The Mainstage Photo Melbourne Theatre Company Returns To The Mainstage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 2, 2021

Melbourne Theatre Company returns to the mainstage on Thursday 11 March with the Australian premiere of Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes, an incisive #MeToo-era take on the archetypal student-teacher romance starring Dan Spielman (The Code) and Izabella Yena (Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears).

Theater J Launches Israeli Theater Collection, Commissions A New Play By Aaron Posner Photo Theater J Launches Israeli Theater Collection, Commissions A New Play By Aaron Posner, and Expands Classes
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater cancels all previously scheduled in-person programming through May 2021 due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

BWW Review: SKY ON SWINGS at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Review: SKY ON SWINGS at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - May 23, 2020

On May 22, 2020, Opera Philadelphia presented the digital world premiere of composer Lembit Beecher and librettist Hannah Moscovitch's opera Sky on Swings. The company gave the opera's world premiere on Sept. 20, 2018, during its Festival O.

BREAKING THE WAVES to Receive Broadcast Premiere as Part of DIGITAL FESTIVAL O Photo BREAKING THE WAVES to Receive Broadcast Premiere as Part of DIGITAL FESTIVAL O
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020

Opera Philadelphia's adaptation of Lars von Trier's searing, Oscar-nominated 1996 film Breaking the Waves made its world premiere in September 2016. It has since earned the Music Critics Association of North America (MCANA)'s inaugural Best New Opera Award, an International Opera Award nomination for Best World Premiere.

Broadcast Premiere Of SKY ON SWINGS Starring Frederica Von Stade Marks Week 4 Of Digi Photo Broadcast Premiere Of SKY ON SWINGS Starring Frederica Von Stade Marks Week 4 Of Digital Festival O
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 18, 2020

Week 4 of Opera Philadelphia's Digital Festival O features the broadcast premiere of the 2018 chamber opera Sky on Swings, premiering on Friday, May 22, at 8:00 p.m. on YouTube and operaphila.org. Following Friday's digital opening night, the 2018 production will stream on-demand through Monday, August 31.

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.

Week 3 Of Digital Festival O Features Broadcast Premiere Of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Photo Week 3 Of Digital Festival O Features Broadcast Premiere Of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 11, 2020

If you are still unable to get to the barber, Opera Philadelphia can at least bring a Barber to you! Week 3 of the company's Digital Festival O features a broadcast of Rossini's comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville, premiering on Friday, May 15, at 8:00 p.m. on YouTube and operaphila.org. Following Friday's digital opening night, the 2014 production will stream on-demand through Monday, June 29.

BWW Preview: Welcome to the 21st Century (and 1816) at Opera Philadelphia's Digital F Photo BWW Preview: Welcome to the 21st Century (and 1816) at Opera Philadelphia's Digital Festival, including BREAKING THE WAVES
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 30, 2020

Over the last five years, Opera Philadelphia has presented an impressive group of new operas it has commissioned, along with some classics from the standard rep. Starting tomorrow, we'll get a look at some of the best of them, with the company's Digital Festival running through May 29, available on YouTube and the company's website.

Opera Philadelphia Launches Digital Streaming Festival Photo Opera Philadelphia Launches Digital Streaming Festival
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2020

Over the past five years, Opera Philadelphia has presented no fewer than nine world premieres, scoring multiple awards and winning international audience and critical recognition. Now that the 2019-20 season has been cut short by the need for social distancing, the company is extending its season online with Digital Festival O.

ANNIE, CABARET and More Announced in Grand Theatre London's 2020/2021 Season Photo ANNIE, CABARET and More Announced in Grand Theatre London's 2020/2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2020

The Grand Theatre has announced its 2020/2021 Season. Running from September 2020 to May 2021, it is a season that includes a grand re-opening of refreshed and updated lobby spaces, performances in ten venues that span both our city and the country, partnerships with Neptune Theatre and Shaw Festival, and the return of a record-breaking, made-in-London production. It will be a season of what Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum describes as a?oea highly-eclectic journey to unexpected and unexplored territory. The Grand will be in ten different venues across the country. You will see us in places you would never expecta?"from a circus tent, to a coffee shop, from intimate studio theatres, to the largest national stagesa?"it is a season of bold and exciting theatre that we are proud to present.a??

Theater J Has Announced Their 2020/2021 Season Photo Theater J Has Announced Their 2020/2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020

Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr and Managing Director Jojo Ruf have announced Theater J's 30th anniversary season of five plays and two musicals. The nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater company, Theater J celebrates its anniversary with a season that features all the elements that have become signature to its work: stories that illuminate the Jewish condition, joyfully celebrate humanity, and challenge us to empathize and think more deeply about the world.

BWW Review: SECRET LIFE OF A MOTHER at Streetcar Crowsnest Photo BWW Review: SECRET LIFE OF A MOTHER at Streetcar Crowsnest
by Louis Train - Feb 11, 2020

SECRET LIFE OF A MOTHER is a simple, sweet, agonising, and intimate work of autobiographical theatre by some of Toronto's best theatre talent. With a script (mostly) by Hannah Moscovitch and (mostly) starring Maev Beaty, SECRET LIFE offers an inward look at the pains and paradoxes of pregnancy, birth, and motherhood.

Alberta Theatre Projects & 2b theatre company present OLD STOCK: A REFUGEE LOVE STORY Photo Alberta Theatre Projects & 2b theatre company present OLD STOCK: A REFUGEE LOVE STORY
by Vicki Trask - Jan 31, 2020

Alberta Theatre Projects welcomes you to the high-energy, klezmer-rock concert, folk tale, music theatre mashup Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story. In partnership with 2b theatre company, Old Stock debuted in Halifax and has become an international sensation. With live music and narration by musical sensation Ben Caplan, this visually stunning production runs for a limited time from Feb. 5 a?" 16, 2020, at the Martha Cohen Theatre.

BWW Review: Sex, Power, and Wit in SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OF THE MIDDLE CLASSES at Tarrago Photo BWW Review: Sex, Power, and Wit in SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OF THE MIDDLE CLASSES at Tarragon Theatre
by Louis Train - Jan 10, 2020

As in the best novels by Philip Roth, playwright Hannah Moscovitch delights in convincing us that her character's predatory behaviour is a minor flaw, not that bad in context, and that he's not that much worse, really than anyone else. Annie is intelligent, independent, has some sexual experience; it's not as though Jon's screwing a child. And come on, he's only human. 

Opera Saratoga Announces MADAMA BUTTERFLY Photo Opera Saratoga Announces MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2019

Opera Saratoga announced today the three operas that will be featured at the center of the company's 2020 Summer Festival, to be presented at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, from June 20th through July 5th, 2020.

Opera Saratoga 2020 Summer Festival New York Premiere Of SKY ON SWINGS Photo Opera Saratoga 2020 Summer Festival New York Premiere Of SKY ON SWINGS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2019

Opera Saratoga announced today the three operas that will be featured at the center of the company's 2020 Summer Festival, to be presented at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, from June 20th through July 5th, 2020.

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