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New Horror Anthology OUT OF THE SHADOWS to be Released Photo New Horror Anthology OUT OF THE SHADOWS to be Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021

A new horror anthology: 'Out of the Shadows,' published by Red Cape Publishing, Danni Winn, and Donovan 'Monster' Smith, coming to Amazon: December 17. Proceeds benefit Mulligan's Manor, an independent, non-profit home embracing young, at-risk, LGBTQ+ residents who have been abused, neglected, or displaced.

CAMP MORNING WOOD The Queer Musical Comedy Returns Live Off-Broadway Photo CAMP MORNING WOOD The Queer Musical Comedy Returns Live Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2021

Conceived and directed by Marc Eardley, the critically acclaimed musical comedy features a book and lyrics by Jay Falzone, music by Trent Jeffords, Derrick Byars, Matt Gumley and Jeff Thomson¬†with arrangements and orchestrations by Gumley and Jeffords. CAMP MORNING WOOD tells the story of Randy, who ‚Äď at a crossroads in his life after a hellish 30th birthday ‚Äď finds himself at the front gate of a humble nudist camp.

Rollin Jewett's THE BIG DREAM to be Presented at The Downtown Urban Arts Festival Photo Rollin Jewett's THE BIG DREAM to be Presented at The Downtown Urban Arts Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

The Downtown Urban Arts Festival will enter The Twilight Zone with the premiere of genre play- and screenwriter, Rollin Jewett's latest play, THE BIG DREAM, JUNE 23 @ 7:00 p.m. at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand St, NYC.

Blue Roses Film And Theatre Festival to be Presented By Face To Face Photo Blue Roses Film And Theatre Festival to be Presented By Face To Face
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021

The First Annual 'Blue Roses' Film & Theatre Festival has been announced. The 'Blue Roses' Film & Theatre Festival was created to showcase works about women promoting themes of inclusivity, diversity, and community through responsible storytelling.

Face To Face Films Presents The First Annual BLUE ROSES FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Photo Face To Face Films Presents The First Annual BLUE ROSES FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2021

Anthony Laura and the company of Face to Face Films, enjoying great success with their virtual reading series, Theatre Interrupted, now expand their reach with a new film festival.

Fresh Fruit Festival Gets FIERCE On The Radio Photo Fresh Fruit Festival Gets FIERCE On The Radio
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2021

A regional favorite for some time, the play has been turned into a screenplay and is currently in development as a motion picture. In the meantime, playwright/screenwriter Doug DeVita has reworked the piece into a joyous radio-style play

Doug DeVita Presents THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW as Radio Play Photo Doug DeVita Presents THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW as Radio Play
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

Doug DeVita's witty exploration of homophobia and ageism in the ad world becomes a radio play. Premiering in March. Doug DeVita's fast-paced comedy, The Fierce Urgency of Now, has multiple lives across the country. A regional favorite for some time, the play has been turned into a screenplay and is currently in development as a motion picture.

BWW Exclusive: Meet The Cast And Creative Team Of ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD Photo BWW Exclusive: Meet The Cast And Creative Team Of ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2020

Today on Friday, October 16th at 7pm, a special virtual reading of 'One Empire, Under God' - Anthony J. Piccione's new full-length drama exploring religious extremism & right-wing populism - will be broadcast via Zoom to monthly patrons on Patreon, as well as selected invited guests. Immediately after the reading, there will be a talkback - moderated by co-producer Jay Michaels - featuring the playwright, director & cast.

Zoom Reading Of ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD Scheduled For October 16 Photo Zoom Reading Of ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD Scheduled For October 16
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2020

On October 16th at 7pm, One Empire, Under God - the new full-length play by Anthony J. Piccione - will be presented as a dramatic reading to an intimate audience online via Zoom, in advance of a full production being planned for when theaters reopen. Following the performance, attendees are invited to stay for a talkback - moderated by co-producer Jay Michaels - featuring the playwright, director & cast of the reading.

NIGEL, GUYS, AND DOLLS Will Premiere During the Fresh Fruit Festival Photo NIGEL, GUYS, AND DOLLS Will Premiere During the Fresh Fruit Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 3, 2020

Former Artistic Director for Westside Repertory Theater, Doug DeVita has had work produced in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Jersey, Connecticut, and London.

NIGEL, GUYS, AND DOLLS By Doug DeVita Premieres As Part Of The Fresh Fruit Festival F Photo NIGEL, GUYS, AND DOLLS By Doug DeVita Premieres As Part Of The Fresh Fruit Festival Film Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020

Doug DeVita's one-person film, 'Nigel, Guys, and Dolls' will be presented as part of the Fresh Fruit Festival's filmed monologue series (showing dates TBA). Atmospheric and compelling, DeVita's NIGEL... is the story of a young boy whose life was manipulated by his mother who decided exactly how she would like her son to be.

Terror TV Announces First Short Film Festival Photo Terror TV Announces First Short Film Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 28, 2020

TerrorTV.com - a premier channel for independent horror films - is accepting submissions until September 22 for BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: The Terror TV Short Film Festival.

Ninth Annual Phoenix FearCon And Film Festival Announces Virtual Convention Photo Ninth Annual Phoenix FearCon And Film Festival Announces Virtual Convention
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 28, 2020

Phoenix FearCON, a staple for horror fans in the Southwest for years, bringing horror fans an eclectic variety of celebrity guests, panels and an independent film festival touting cutting-edge cinematic works of all varieties from around the globe, will now go online with a program of events and movies.

COMIC BOOK JUNKIES To Premiere Online Photo COMIC BOOK JUNKIES To Premiere Online
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2020

IM Filmworks will premiere a new film, written and co-directed by Lenny Schwartz and edited and co-directed by Nathan Suher, filmed during and focusing on event during the pandemic.

New Dystopian Drama ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD Begins Fundraising Campaign Photo New Dystopian Drama ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD Begins Fundraising Campaign
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2020

July 4 marked the formal launch of an ongoing fundraising effort to bring One Empire, Under God, the new full-length drama by writer/producer Anthony J. Piccione - to the stage in 2021, with an announcement forthcoming for a staged reading this Fall, in advance of a full production.

Shakespeare Sports Presents Virtual Reading of HAMLET Photo Shakespeare Sports Presents Virtual Reading of HAMLET
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2020

Shakespeare Sports, a company dedicated to presenting the works of William Shakespeare in styles similar to the performance styles of his time, in association with Jay Michaels will present Hamlet as an online reading in preparation of their production scheduled for The Clemente in NYC's Lower East Side when the curtains rise again.

Shakespeare Sports Brings the Bard to Zoom Photo Shakespeare Sports Brings the Bard to Zoom
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2020

Shakespeare Sports, a company dedicated to presenting the works of William Shakespeare in styles similar to the performance styles of his time, in association with Jay Michaels will present Hamlet as an online reading in preparation of their production scheduled for The Clemente in NYC's Lower East Side when the curtains rise again.

Terror Talk Expands To Include Indie Filmmakers Photo Terror Talk Expands To Include Indie Filmmakers
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2020

TERROR TV, a channel rapidly becoming a leader in presenting indie genre films by emerging filmmakers, is taking its original programming to the next level. TERROR TALK, hosted by Jay Michaels, an ongoing series of 60-minute specials featuring a rotating cast of horror icons discussing not only all things horror and genre, but contemporary topics such as politics, violence in media, racism and gun control in truth and fiction, will now take to the internet for online interviews. The program is inaugurating a new feature as well. A special interview series, also hosted by Michaels featuring the filmmakers on the channel discussing what it took for them to create their films.

Filiipino Artist, Francis Mabborang Continues To Create Art Virtually With HSTC's Mer Photo Filiipino Artist, Francis Mabborang Continues To Create Art Virtually With HSTC's Merry Wives Of Windsor
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2020

Francis Mabborang, a Filipino thespian, Content Creator and Artist continues to create art and theater during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite being in quarantine in compliance the local directive's to address the current pandemic.

INDIE ART TODAY, New Theatre Podcast Hosted by Anthony J. Piccione Formally Launches Photo INDIE ART TODAY, New Theatre Podcast Hosted by Anthony J. Piccione Formally Launches
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2020

Earlier this month, it was announced that Indie Art Today, a new podcast dedicated to covering independent, non-commercial artists - including those in the Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway communities - was launching in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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