National Theatre Institute To Sponsor EdTA's Next Generation WorksNational Theatre Institute To Sponsor EdTA's Next Generation Works
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

The Educational Theatre Association is pleased to announce that the Next Generation Works program is being sponsored by the National Theater Institute, the undergraduate training arm of the prestigious Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. (more...)

Piper Monson Of Nebraska City And Drew Sinnard Of Kearney Will Represent Nebraska At The Jimmy Awards In New YorkPiper Monson Of Nebraska City And Drew Sinnard Of Kearney Will Represent Nebraska At The Jimmy Awards In New York
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Two Nebraska high school seniors will represent the Cornhusker State at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards' Jimmy Awards in New York later this month. (more...)

International Thespian Society Celebrates 90 Years of Honoring StudentsInternational Thespian Society Celebrates 90 Years of Honoring Students
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

In 2019, the International Thespian Society (ITS) marks the 90th anniversary of its founding with a yearlong celebration of the power of theatre to instill confidence, empathy, and compassion to build better communities. (more...)

New Work For Violin And Piano By Peri Mauer To Premiere TodayNew Work For Violin And Piano By Peri Mauer To Premiere Today
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Peri Mauer's new piece for violin and piano will receive its first performance today, May 21, 2019, 7:00pm, at National Opera Center, Marc A. Scorca Hall, 330 7th Ave., NY, NY in a program of new music for violin, cello, piano and electronics presented by the New York Composers Circle It will be performed by violinist Esther Noh and pianist Geoffrey Burleson. Composed in 2019, a Violin and a Piano is in two contrasting movements. Also on the program are works by Roger Blanc, Frederick Boyle, Max Duykers,Jason Elkin, Scott D. Miller, Dary John Mizelle, and Craig Slon. (more...)

Inspirational Theatre Educators Recognized by National Association on Teacher Appreciation DayInspirational Theatre Educators Recognized by National Association on Teacher Appreciation Day
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

 The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) recognizes individuals who have inspired their students and dedicated themselves to providing quality theatre education with the Inspirational Theatre Educator Award. Veteran theatre educators andEdTA members Richard Fairchild, Rebekah Hess, and Alissa Vogelgesang will each receive this award at EdTA's National Conference. (more...)

National Hall Of Fame To Induct Five Theatre EducatorsNational Hall Of Fame To Induct Five Theatre Educators
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Each year, the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) recognizes International Thespian Society (ITS) troupe directors, emeritus members, and other professional members who have dedicated themselves to the cause of theatre education for more than 20 years. The 2019 theatre educators to be inducted into the EdTA Hall of Fame include: James Thomas Bailey of Napa, California; Lynn Jensen of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Tony Matthes of Edina, Minnesota; Jennifer Morgan-Beuchat of Leavenworth, Kansas; and Robert Fowler of Chesterfield, Missouri. Ceremonies will take place in New York City at the 2019 EdTA National Conference. (more...)

Four School Theatre Programs Honored By National AssociationFour School Theatre Programs Honored By National Association
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) recognizes schools whose theatre programs exemplify and promote high standards of quality in educational theatre with the Outstanding School Award. This year only four schools in the nation were honored: James A. Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington; Leavenworth Senior High School in Leavenworth, Kansas; Lewis & Clark High School in Spokane, Washington; and Woodmont High School in Piedmont, South Carolina. (more...)

Broadway's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Treats D.C. Area Thespians To A PreviewBroadway's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Treats D.C. Area Thespians To A Preview
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

The cast of the Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird presented 400 middle and high school students with a special performance at the Library of Congress on Tuesday to celebrate the culmination of Theatre in Our Schools Month, which is held annually in March. The students, from schools in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, are members of the International Thespian Society, the honor society for drama students. (more...)

Peri Mauer Will Premiere AN AUTUMN PASSING For English Horn And PianoPeri Mauer Will Premiere AN AUTUMN PASSING For English Horn And Piano
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019

Composer Peri Mauer's new piece 'An Autumn Passing' for English horn and piano will be premiered Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7:30pm at Marc A. Scorca Hall at National Opera Center,330 7th Ave., NYC. (more...)

Howard County Arts Council Honors Howie Award WinnersHoward County Arts Council Honors Howie Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

The Howard County Arts Council will honor its 2018 Howie Award winners at the 22nd Annual Celebration of the Arts on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD. The Celebration gala provides an opportunity for members of Howard County's arts, education, government, and business communities to gather to honor individuals and businesses that have made meaningful contributions to the arts in Howard County. (more...)

BHANGIN' IT and THE LUCKY ONES Named Winners of Richard Rodgers AwardBHANGIN' IT and THE LUCKY ONES Named Winners of Richard Rodgers Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

The winners of the 2019 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. (more...)

Florida Junior Thespians Dive Into Bikini BottomFlorida Junior Thespians Dive Into Bikini Bottom
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2019

The International Thespian Society is an honor society for high school and middle school theatre students. It is a division of the Educational Theatre Association. Thespian troupes serve students in grades 9-12; Junior Thespian troupes serve students in grades 6 through 8. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA to Adapt DOG MAN Series Into Family MusicalTheaterWorksUSA to Adapt DOG MAN Series Into Family Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA announces their newest partnership with Writers House and Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, by securing the rights to adapt the worldwide bestseller DOG MAN by Dav Pilkey for the stage. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Tiki Barber in KINKY BOOTSBWW TV: First Look at Tiki Barber in KINKY BOOTS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 20, 2019

On Friday evening, January 18, 2019, Kinky Boots welcomed to the stage for the first time, Tiki Barber, a former American Football running back who played for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons. Barber plays the role of "Don" in the Tony AwardŽ-winning musical at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) for a limited run through Sunday, March 3, 2019. (more...)

Second Discussion Added To Gary Sinise Book Tour Event Due To Popular DemandSecond Discussion Added To Gary Sinise Book Tour Event Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a second conversation with co-founder Gary Sinise on Monday, February 18 at 9pm, following the sold out 7pm discussion. During the event Sinise and fellow co-founder Jeff Perry will discuss Sinise's new book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service in a candid conversation. A copy of the book is included in the ticket cost. The late-night event will take place in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted, on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 9pm. Single tickets ($45) are available through Audience Services at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. Steppenwolf Black Card Members may use credits towards this event. (more...)

Steppenwolf To Host Co-Founder Gary Sinise Book Tour EventSteppenwolf To Host Co-Founder Gary Sinise Book Tour Event
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is pleased to announce a special event as part of co-founder Gary Sinise's book tour promoting his new book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service. Sinise will reflect on his book in a candid conversation with fellow Steppenwolf co-founder Jeff Perry. (more...)

VIDEO: Football Star Tiki Barber Will Join the Cast of KINKY BOOTS!VIDEO: Football Star Tiki Barber Will Join the Cast of KINKY BOOTS!
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2018

Former football player Tiki Barber went on GOOD MORNING AMERICA this morning to announce that he has joined the cast of KINKY BOOTS for a six-week run starting at the end of February! (more...)

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Honor Craig Zadan and Neil MeronPhoto Flash: Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Honor Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

The late, legendary producer Craig Zadan, and his producing partner, Neil Meron, were honored last night as the inaugural recipients of the Theatre for Life Award by the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) for the imaginative transformation of live theatre in film, television, and associated media. (more...)

BEYOND GLORY Starring Stephen Lang Comes To Van WezelBEYOND GLORY Starring Stephen Lang Comes To Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

On Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., the stories of eight brave men who won the Medal of Honor in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam come to life on the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall stage in Beyond Glory. This special Sarasota premiere stars award-winning playwright, stage and screen star, Stephen Lang, who has appeared as Col. Miles Quaritch in Avatar and The Blind Man in Don't Breathe. Spellbinding and thrilling, Beyond Glory presents poignant portraits of men at war, pushed into narrow corners and faced with hard choices - an event not to be missed! (more...)

African American Doctorate Holders Publish Tips for Academic SuccessAfrican American Doctorate Holders Publish Tips for Academic Success
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

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