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Trinity Rep Hires Director Of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism Photo Trinity Rep Hires Director Of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021

As part of its ongoing commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism (EDIA), Trinity Rep has created a new position, the director of EDIA, and hired Monique Austin (she/her) to fill the role.

Jenn Colella, MAIDEN VOYAGE, Melissa Ferrick & More Join P-Town Art House Lineup For  Photo Jenn Colella, MAIDEN VOYAGE, Melissa Ferrick & More Join P-Town Art House Lineup For Women's Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House, and co-founder of developmental theatre lab New Works Provincetown has announced exciting new programming for the Women’s Week 2021 lineup in mid-October, hot on the heels of his tenth anniversary Art House summer season.

The Skivvies to Host Tony Award Viewing Party at The Green Room 42 Photo The Skivvies to Host Tony Award Viewing Party at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

On September 26th, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) will host Hold Me Closer, Tony Extravaganza on 9/26 during the Tony Award streaming telecast on Paramount+ at The Green Room 42.

Pasadena Playhouse Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring LA Premieres of Re-Imagined HEA Photo Pasadena Playhouse Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring LA Premieres of Re-Imagined HEAD OVER HEELS, ANN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021

Today, Pasadena Playhouse has announced a season of four Los Angeles Premieres - Mike Lew’s Teenage Dick, a modern take on Shakespeare’s Richard III, directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel; direct from Broadway, Special Tony Award recipient freestyle love supreme, plus more.

Kristin Chenoweth, Stephanie J. Block, Lillias White and More to Perform at Provincet Photo Kristin Chenoweth, Stephanie J. Block, Lillias White and More to Perform at Provincetown's Art House & Town Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021

Over the next five weeks alone, between now and Labor Day weekend, The Art House and Town Hall in Provincetown will host a “who’s who” constellation of Broadway award-winners and music & comedy all-stars with no less than sixteen individual shows opening across the two venues’ three stages.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Announces 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021

Learn more about the full season, how to purchase tickets, the return of the company's Golden Ticket offer, and more!

KTC Announces New Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director Photo KTC Announces New Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2021

Rebecca Bradshaw (she/her), Associate Producer of Boston's Huntington Theatre, and Cary Bland Simpson (she/they), Director of Corporate & Special Events at Only Make Believe have been named the new Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director of Ithaca's Kitchen Theatre Company, respectively, effective July 1, 2021.

Kitchen Theatre Company Adds Rebecca Bradshaw As Producing Artistic Director and Cary Photo Kitchen Theatre Company Adds Rebecca Bradshaw As Producing Artistic Director and Cary Bland Simpson As Managing Director
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2021

Rebecca Bradshaw (she/her/hers), Associate Producer of Boston's Huntington Theatre, and Cary Bland Simpson (she/they), Director of Corporate & Special Events at Only Make Believe have been named the new Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director of Ithaca's Kitchen Theatre Company, respectively, effective July 1, 2021.

Dramatists Guild Announces 2021 Horton Foote Award Recipients Photo Dramatists Guild Announces 2021 Horton Foote Award Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced they will present the 2021 Horton Foote Playwriting Award to five amazing playwrights – Carla Ching, Kia Corthron, Aleshea Harris, Donja R. Love, and Mfoniso Udofia - at the Dramatists Guild’s awards presentations later this summer. 

FAIRYTALES AND OTHER STORIES THAT SCARE ME to be Presented at Columbia University Photo FAIRYTALES AND OTHER STORIES THAT SCARE ME to be Presented at Columbia University
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

Columbia University School of the Arts MFA Theatre Program will present Fairytales and Other Stories that Scare Me, a dream ballet by Rebecca Miller-Kratzer starring Jasmine Christopher (CalArts), Michal Birnbaum (Unorthodox), and Regine Vitale (Huntington Theatre Company).

Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Award Photo Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2021

Tonight's the night!  The 87th Annual Drama League Awards will be streamed today, May 21, 2021 at 7:00PM ET. Who will win? BroadwayWorld is updating the list live!

Winners Announced for 14th Annual AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION Photo Winners Announced for 14th Annual AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company announced winners of its 14th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals,  held virtually on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7pm ET. The first place winner was Taloria Merricks from Atlanta; second place, Taylor Jackson from Atlanta; and third place, Tyla Uzo from Los Angeles.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Performances Of THE TEMPEST On The Boston  Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Performances Of THE TEMPEST On The Boston Common
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Artistic Director Steve Maler, together with the City of Boston and Mayor Kim Janey, have announced the Company's plans to return to live performance this summer with its 25th anniversary production of Free Shakespeare on the Common.

Billy Porter to Host Huntington Theatre Company Gala Photo Billy Porter to Host Huntington Theatre Company Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner and Huntington Trustee Billy Porter will serve as host of at the Huntington’s virtual Spotlight Gala on May 10, 2021 and Huntington Trustee J. David (“Dave”) Wimberly will receive the first ever Encore Award for Lifetime Service. 

Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distan Photo Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distanced Theatre Across the Country
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2021

The Drama League has just announced the 2021 Nominees and Special Recognition Honorees for The 87th Annual Drama League Awards. Keeping in the tradition of honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the theatrical community, as they have since 1935, this year the organization has established five unique categories to honor the extraordinary achievements of artists across the nation who created digital and socially-distanced theatrical productions during this challenging year of suspension for live arts.

Theatreworks Silicon Valley to Stream New Works Festival Online Photo Theatreworks Silicon Valley to Stream New Works Festival Online
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2021

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream an advance look at tomorrow's hits in New Works Festival Online.

Huntington Theatre Company Announces Start of Construction  for Renovation of The Hun Photo Huntington Theatre Company Announces Start of Construction for Renovation of The Huntington Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021

Huntington Theatre Company today announced the start of major construction of The Huntington Theatre, its historic home on Huntington Avenue, beginning an 18-month construction period that will restore, renovate, and modernize the 95-year-old Boston landmark.  

Heidi Armbruster & Paul Niebanck to Join KEEN AFTER HOURS Photo Heidi Armbruster & Paul Niebanck to Join KEEN AFTER HOURS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021

Keen Co Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced new guests for upcoming evenings of the FREE event, Keen After Hours: Heidi Armbruster & Paul Niebanck, who share the distinction of working on the most Keen productions, on April 5th, joining the previously announced Nick Blaemire tonight, March 22nd followed by Dan Domingues on March 29th.

League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Sta Photo League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Stage & More
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 11, 2021

Hartford Stage Women are Part of a New Slate of Theater Leaders in Connecticut and talk about making history.

August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON Will Receive a Netflix Adaptation Photo August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON Will Receive a Netflix Adaptation
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 10, 2021

The Piano Lesson is set in 1936 Pittsburgh and follows the lives of the Charles family as they deal with themes of family legacy and more, in deciding what to do with an heirloom, the family piano.

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