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Playwrights On Park Reading Series Continues With A TO Z By Monica Raymond Photo Playwrights On Park Reading Series Continues With A TO Z By Monica Raymond
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2019

Through this reading series, original plays and musicals from emerging and established playwrights are developed and produced. The next play of the 2019-20 season is A TO Z by Monica Raymond.

PRIDE PLAYS Will Return To NYC In 2020 Photo PRIDE PLAYS Will Return To NYC In 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Festival Producers Doug Nevin and Michael Urie, and Festival Director Nick Mayo, in partnership with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, are proud to present Pride Plays 2020. Initially intended as a one-time celebration of Stonewall 50 and theatrical pride, the festival will return in 2020 due to rapturous community response and overwhelming demand. Pride Plays 2020 will run from June 25 a?" June 29, 2020 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in the West Village (224 Waverly Place).

Playwrights Foundation Presents its Rough Reading Series Photo Playwrights Foundation Presents its Rough Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Playwrights Foundation's 1st Rough Reading of the season will be Derecho by Noelle Viñas, directed by Lauren Spencer. Derecho is an experimental play that explores how fragmented identity can tear you apart.

Steep Theatre Announces 19th Season Photo Steep Theatre Announces 19th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Steep Theatre announces the programming for its upcoming 19th season, which will continue the company's tradition of presenting bold plays from today's most exciting playwrights, brought to life by fearless ensembles and visionary directors.

Road Theatre Company Presents 10th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival Photo Road Theatre Company Presents 10th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY remains committed to its meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They have announced their upcoming 28th season, the tenth annual Summer Playwrights Festival.

Ice Factory Festival Opens Tonight At New Ohio Theatre Photo Ice Factory Festival Opens Tonight At New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

New Ohio Theatre annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival officially opens tonight. The festival will feature seven new works over seven weeks, June 26 - August 10, at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher St.) in New York City

Emmy-Award Winner Carrie Preston To Direct BUZZ At ASF Photo Emmy-Award Winner Carrie Preston To Direct BUZZ At ASF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Alabama Shakespeare Festival presents the world premiere of Susan Ferrara's Buzz, September 4 - 15, 2019. Emmy Award-winning actor Carrie Preston returns to ASF to direct the provocative new play, which will be performed in an alternative space, ensuring that every performance is a unique experience for the audience.

Ice Factory Festival At New Ohio Theatre Features Seven New Shows Photo Ice Factory Festival At New Ohio Theatre Features Seven New Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

New Ohio Theatre's Artistic Director Robert Lyons proudly presents the 26th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival, featuring seven new works over seven weeks, June 26 - August 10, at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City.

PRIDE PLAYS by Vogel, McNally & More to Commemorate Stonewall Uprising Photo PRIDE PLAYS by Vogel, McNally & More to Commemorate Stonewall Uprising
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Doug Nevin, Michael Urie, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater present Pride Plays, an upcoming festival of play readings to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Nick Mayo serves as Festival Director.

Court Theatre And University Of Chicago's Arts Committee  Welcomes Pulitzer Prize Win Photo Court Theatre And University Of Chicago's Arts Committee Welcomes Pulitzer Prize Winner Martyna Majok
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

ANNOUNCING-University of Chicago's Committee on Theatre & Performance Studies (TAPS), in collaboration with Court Theatre, is proud to host a discussion with Martyna Majok, UChicago alum and playwright of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winning play, Cost of Living. Moderated by TAPS Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice, Annie Dorsen. This event includes a live reading of an excerpt from Majok's Cost of Living.

Lynn Cohen And Shauna Bloom Cast In Reading Of WHY BIRDS FLY At Dramatist Guild Photo Lynn Cohen And Shauna Bloom Cast In Reading Of WHY BIRDS FLY At Dramatist Guild
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

29th Street Playwright Collective presents a reading of WHY BIRDS FLY written by Emma Goldman-Sherman and directed by Brooke Viegut on Friday, March 29th at 7:30pm, in the Dramatists Guild's Mary Rodgers Room, as part of the DG's Friday Night Footlights Reading Series.

Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH Photo Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019

Chimera Ensemble presents the Chicago Premiere of How to Live on Earth, written by award-winning playwright MJ Kaufman, and directed by Gwendolyn Wiegold. The production will go up March 8-24 in The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL 60622. There will be one preview performance on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 pm. Opening night, followed by a reception, will be Today, March 9 at 7:30 pm.

Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH Photo Chimera Ensemble Hosts the Chicago Premiere of HOW TO LIVE ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Chimera Ensemble presents the Chicago Premiere of How to Live on Earth, written by award-winning playwright MJ Kaufman, and directed by Gwendolyn Wiegold. The production will go up March 8-24 in The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL 60622. There will be one preview performance today, March 8 at 7:30 pm. Opening night, followed by a reception, will be Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 pm.

Margaret Trudeau To Premiere At Second City Photo Margaret Trudeau To Premiere At Second City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The Second City invites you to celebrate Mother's Day with Margaret Trudeau, the mother of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In a world premiere engagement, Margaret Trudeau is coming to Chicago to bring her intimate staged performance Certain Woman of an Age exclusively to UP Comedy Club at The Second City, 230 W. North Ave. Co-written by Ms. Trudeau, herself, and directed by Kimberly Senior, this solo performance follows the compelling story of one of the world's most fascinating figures, chronicling her courageous public and private journeys.

Dramatists Guild Foundation Brings Traveling Masters to Rhode Island, Nevada, and New Photo Dramatists Guild Foundation Brings Traveling Masters to Rhode Island, Nevada, and New Hampshire
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

The Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced that it will be bringing its Traveling Masters program to Rhode Island, Nevada, and New Hampshire for the very first time over the course of this month. The Traveling Masters is a nationwide education program providing master classes and events on the craft of writing. The program presents an incredible opportunity for students, aspiring professionals, and theater lovers to connect with the giants of American theater to be inspired, challenged, and empowered. Participants get the chance to interact with award-winning writers, allowing them to learn, ask questions, and develop their talents with input from true experts. Participants in each state gain insight into the real-life experiences of three different renowned playwrights.

Purple Rose Theatre Opens NEVER NOT ONCE This Month Photo Purple Rose Theatre Opens NEVER NOT ONCE This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) will continue its 28th season with "Never Not Once", a world premiere by Carey Crim. Tickets are on sale now.

JAG Productions Shines Spotlight On Black Female Playwrights In 3rd Annual JAGfest Photo JAG Productions Shines Spotlight On Black Female Playwrights In 3rd Annual JAGfest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2019

Every February for the past two years, JAG Productions has invited African-American theatre artists to spend a week in White River Junction, Vermont to further the development of a new play or solo performance. Over the course of the one-week residency, three-five projects receive an intensive workshop, constructive feedback, and a staged reading for the public at Briggs Opera House!

Mixed Blood's Pre-Broadway ROE Sets Run Dates Photo Mixed Blood's Pre-Broadway ROE Sets Run Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

As previously announced, Mixed Blood Theatre Company will produce ROE before it begins the journey to Broadway. The Broadway run is expected to be produced by Daryl Roth. No dates or details have been announced.

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces New Program For Emerging Regional Playwright Photo Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces New Program For Emerging Regional Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Three emerging playwrights - two from St. Louis and one from Chicago - have been selected to participate in a new initiative developed by Shakespeare Festival St. Louis called the Confluence Regional Writers Project. As part of the program, the festival has also selected St. Louisan Carter Lewis, a two-time nominee for the American Theatre Critics Award, as the Festival's 2019 Playwriting Fellow.

Purple Rose Theatre Opens NEVER NOT ONCE This Month Photo Purple Rose Theatre Opens NEVER NOT ONCE This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) will continue its 28th season with "Never Not Once", a world premiere by Carey Crim. Tickets are on sale now.

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