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Berkshire Playwrights Lab and Theater5Alliance Aim to Keep Live Theater Alive Through Photo Berkshire Playwrights Lab and Theater5Alliance Aim to Keep Live Theater Alive Through Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

With theaters dark nationwide, Berkshire Playwrights Lab moved to the digital realm through two partnerships: Off the Cuff with The Berkshire Museum and Keeping Live Theater Alive with the Theater5Alliance.

Keen Company Announces 21st Season HEAR/NOW, Featuring Five World Premieres and More Photo Keen Company Announces 21st Season HEAR/NOW, Featuring Five World Premieres and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced his plans for the upcoming season, their 21st.

TheaterWorks Hartford Announces 2020/21 Season Photo TheaterWorks Hartford Announces 2020/21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

TheaterWorks Hartford Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero announced today that their 20/21 season is now on-sale. The new season introduces a flexible membership model and includes shifting from a traditional 5 play season to a Season of 12 plays delivered monthly. Rob said 'We're super excited about the opportunities this creates and the important voices we can elevate and stories we can share in the coming yeara??.

Audible Announces Third Emerging Playwrights Fund Class Photo Audible Announces Third Emerging Playwrights Fund Class
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Audible has announced  its latest Emerging Playwrights Fund class.

Lillias White, Tony Shaloub, Dan Lauria and More to Join Berkshire Playwrights Lab's  Photo Lillias White, Tony Shaloub, Dan Lauria and More to Join Berkshire Playwrights Lab's OFF THE CUFF Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

The second and third installments in Berkshire Playwrights Lab's Off the Cuff series will take place Wednesdays, August 19 and August 26 at 6:00 pm. The August 19 event is a replacement for the discussion originally scheduled for August 5 which was impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias

New York Stage and Film Announces Founders' Award and Pfaelzer Award Recipients Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Founders' Award and Pfaelzer Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

New York Stage and Film has announced Kirya Traber as the recipient of the 2020 Founders' Award, which provides financial support and administrative resources for a summer residency, as well as access to the NYSAF artist community.

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harm Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon and More as Artists-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced its 2020 Artists-in-Residence: Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon, Michael R. Jackson, Sylvia Khoury, Martyna Majok and Tyne Rafaeli.

BWW Feature: Star-Studded RADIO ROUND Premieres Online July 12 Photo BWW Feature: Star-Studded RADIO ROUND Premieres Online July 12
by Shari Barrett - Jul 9, 2020

In a nod to the bygone days of radio plays, Casey Stangl created RADIO ROUND, a series of 10 short interlinked two-character plays written by 10 visionary writers, performed online by 10 all-star actors, in which one character from each play moves forward to the next play until it comes full circle. Thus, a character from the last play winds up meeting a character from the first, proving the whole of humanity is interconnected and absolutely greater than the sum of its parts. Tune in Sunday, July 12 at 4pm Pacific at http://HouseSeats.LIVE

Repertorio Español to Present Streamed Reading of EVA LUNA, Based on the Isabel Alle Photo Repertorio Español to Present Streamed Reading of EVA LUNA, Based on the Isabel Allende Novel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Repertorio Español, one of NYC's most celebrated Latinx theatre companies, will stream a reading of Eva Luna by Caridad Svich based on the celebrated novel of the Chilean/American writer Isabel Allende.

The Vagrancy Announces Blossoming 2020:  The Virtual Edition Photo The Vagrancy Announces Blossoming 2020: The Virtual Edition
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2020

Every Tuesday in June, The Vagrancy announces BLOSSOMING 2020: the virtual edition.

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

Lydia Diamond to Receive the 2020 Horton Foote Playwriting Award From The Dramatists  Photo Lydia Diamond to Receive the 2020 Horton Foote Playwriting Award From The Dramatists Guild of America
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced they will present the 2020 Horton Foote Playwriting Award to Lydia Diamond at the Dramatists Guild's awards presentations in July. The Richenthal Foundation is again sponsoring the award.

The Fire This Time Festival Comes To The Kraine Theater January 20-February 2 Photo The Fire This Time Festival Comes To The Kraine Theater January 20-February 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2020

The Fire This Time Festival, the destination for early career and emerging playwrights from the African diaspora, announces its 2020 dates. The 14-day festival, presented in collaboration with FRIGID New York, which annually honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place from January 20 to February 2, 2020. This year, seven commissioned dramatists will be presented in repertoire as part of the annual celebration held at the Kraine Theater in the East Village.

La Paloma Prisoner Project Will Share the Stories of Incarcerated Women Through Works Photo La Paloma Prisoner Project Will Share the Stories of Incarcerated Women Through Workshops, Advocacy and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

The La Paloma Prisoner Project is Raquel Almaƶán's theatre and outreach project about the reclamation of identity by incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women, and sharing those stories through workshops, advocacy and community partnerships. Developed from her longstanding work with incarcerated and impacted communities, the associated play, LA PALOMA PRISONER, directed by Estefanía Fadul, will have its World Premiere at Next Door @ New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th Street between Bowery & 2nd Avenue) alongside a series of initiatives aimed at raising awareness and inciting action towards the end of global mass incarceration. The play is a New Georges Supported Production. Performances begin April 19, 2020 and run through May 9, 2020. Tickets will be available at https://www.nytw.org/show/la-paloma-prisoner/. To make an advance reservation, please visit www.lapalomaprisonerproject.com

Applications Now Open For 2020 Residencies At SPACE On Ryder Farm Photo Applications Now Open For 2020 Residencies At SPACE On Ryder Farm
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??SPACE on Ryder Farm--a nonprofit residency program and organic farm located on the grounds of a 224-year-old family homestead in Putnam County, New York--announced that applications for 2020 residency programs are now open.

Heritage Theatre Festival Announces Cast For PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Photo Heritage Theatre Festival Announces Cast For PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

You may have seen or read Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, but this summer, Heritage Theatre Festival's got news for you: You've never seen it quite like this!

Previews Begin Tonight For The Amoralists' ENTANGLED Photo Previews Begin Tonight For The Amoralists' ENTANGLED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Previews begin tonight for The Amoralists' world premiere of ENTANGLED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB authors Charly Evon Simpson and Gabriel Jason Dean, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. ENTANGLED is PLAY 4 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Amoralists' World Premiere of ENTANGLED Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Amoralists' World Premiere of ENTANGLED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Check out rehearsal photos from The Amoralists' upcoming world premiere of ENTANGLED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB authors Charly Evon Simpson and Gabriel Jason Dean, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. ENTANGLED is PLAY 4 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic.

MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY Photo MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY
by BWW News Desk - 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').

The Amoralists to Present World Premiere of Charly Evon Simpson & Gabriel Jason Dean' Photo The Amoralists to Present World Premiere of Charly Evon Simpson & Gabriel Jason Dean's ENTANGLED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

The Amoralists (James Kautz, Artistic Director; Lico Whitfield, Producing Director) proudly present the world premiere of ENTANGLED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB authors Charly Evon Simpson and Gabriel Jason Dean, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. ENTANGLED is PLAY 4 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic.

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