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Q-Fest Playwriting Festival 3.0 Rescheduled To This Sunday Photo Q-Fest Playwriting Festival 3.0 Rescheduled To This Sunday
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 1, 2020

After a moment of reverence and reflection after the shooting of Jacob Blake, Adventure Theatre MTC, ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, and Convergence Theatre have announced that Q-Fest 3.0 has been rescheduled to September 6, 2020 at 2:00PM.

Q-Fest Playwriting Festival 3.0 Announces Artists Lineup Photo Q-Fest Playwriting Festival 3.0 Announces Artists Lineup
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 26, 2020

Adventure Theatre MTC, ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, and Convergence Theatre has announced the artists in Quarantine Festival 3.0. 

Photo Flash: Studio Theatre Extends US Premiere Of Anchuli Felicia King's WHITE PEARL Photo Photo Flash: Studio Theatre Extends US Premiere Of Anchuli Felicia King's WHITE PEARL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2019

Due to popular demand, Studio Theatre is extending the US premiere of White Pearl, playwright Anchuli Felicia King's teardown of toxic corporate culture, rebuke of international beauty standards, and raw portrayal of intra-Asian racism.

BWW Review: WHITE PEARL at Studio Theatre Photo BWW Review: WHITE PEARL at Studio Theatre
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 12, 2019

Studio Theatre's production is frustrating since both the creative and acting components of this production are stellar. The real outrage is not what happens onstage, but what doesn't. And for that, the blame lies solely with the playwright Anchuli Felicia King.

Casting Announced For US Premiere Of WHITE PEARL At Studio Theatre Photo Casting Announced For US Premiere Of WHITE PEARL At Studio Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 11, 2019

In her US premiere, rising Thai-Australian playwright Anchuli Felicia King takes a scathing look at the ugliness of the beauty industry in White Pearl, beginning November 6. 2019 at Studio Theatre and directed by Desdemona Chiang.

Photo Flash: Turn To Flesh Productions Creates 'New Shakespeare Plays' For Womxn and  Photo Photo Flash: Turn To Flesh Productions Creates 'New Shakespeare Plays' For Womxn and Underrepresented Artists In Classical Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2019

Fresh off the success of their Beyond the Ing√©nue project, TURN TO FLESH PRODUCTIONS (TTF) is expanding their mission to create ‚ÄúNew Shakespeare Plays‚ÄĚ not only for womxn, but for all artists underrepresented in Classical Theatre.

Photo Flash: First Look at Melisa Tien's SWELL at Here Arts Center Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Melisa Tien's SWELL at Here Arts Center
by Robert Diamond - Jul 20, 2019

SWELL, a music-theatre work weaving together ten original avant-garde/new music compositions, opened on July 13th at Here Arts Center. Swell was conceived by lyricist, librettist, and playwright Melisa Tien (Yellow Card Red Card, New Ohio Theatre) and was directed by Elena Araoz (Original Sound, Cherry Lane Theatre).

Photo Flash: First Look At Peculiar Works Project's AFTERPARTY: THE ROTHKO STUDIO Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Peculiar Works Project's AFTERPARTY: THE ROTHKO STUDIO
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 19, 2019

The OBIE and New York Innovative Theatre Award-winning Peculiar Works Project, under the co-artistic direction of Ralph Lewis, Catherine Porter, and Barry Rowell, is pleased to announce Afterparty: The Rothko Studio, a site-specific immersive performance in and around the former studio of legendary painter Mark Rothko.

Melisa Tien's SWELL to Explore The Personal Immigration Stories Of 10 Composers Photo Melisa Tien's SWELL to Explore The Personal Immigration Stories Of 10 Composers
by Julie Musbach - Jun 13, 2019

SWELL is a music-theatre work that weaves together ten original avant-garde/new music compositions written by ten richly inventive composers drawing from their personal histories as immigrants and children of immigrants. Their unique, surprising, and deeply human stories are told through voice, piano, cello, and violin in this music-based contribution to the global immigration narrative.

Photo Flash: Turn to Flesh Productions Celebrates Womxn Performers In BEYOND THE INGE Photo Photo Flash: Turn to Flesh Productions Celebrates Womxn Performers In BEYOND THE INGENUE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2019

TURN TO FLESH PRODUCTIONS (TTF) kicks off their sixth NYC season, "Off the Pedestal, Onto the Page," with a slate of new epic plays, with roles written specifically for, by, and with womxn performers.

Jane Austen's PERSUASION Comes To Louisville Photo Jane Austen's PERSUASION Comes To Louisville
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

A special, script-in-hand performance of PERSUASION, a new play by Sarah Rose Kearns, directed by Claire Moyer, will be performed on the afternoon of Today, July 14 at 3:30 PM, in the Victor Jory space at the Actors Theatre of Louisville.

Jane Austen's PERSUASION Comes To Louisville Photo Jane Austen's PERSUASION Comes To Louisville
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2018

A special, script-in-hand performance of PERSUASION, a new play by Sarah Rose Kearns, directed by Claire Moyer, will be performed on the afternoon of Saturday, July 14 at 3:30 PM, in the Victor Jory space at the Actors Theatre of Louisville.

Jane Austen's PERSUASION at The Players Photo Jane Austen's PERSUASION at The Players
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2018

Sara Holdren will direct a staged reading of Jane Austen's Persuasion, adapted for the theatre by emerging playwright Sarah Rose Kearns, on Monday, April 9th at 7 o'clock at The Players in New York City, 16 Gramercy Park South. This performance will feature Jack Halpin, Marc LeVasseur, Patricia McNamara, Chris Mixon, Daniel Reece, Amanda Jill Robinson (also acting as music director), Maggie Wetzel, Esther Williamson, and Jenna Zhu.

BWW Reviews: Spooky Action Theater Scores a Ghostly Coup with KWAIDAN
by Audrey Liebross - Jun 2, 2014

KWAIDAN (Japanese for 'ghost stories'), Spooky Action Theater's current production, is a must-see, although it is impossible to describe this mood piece. The performance plays mind-games with the attendees, making them feel like they are surrounded by spirits.

Photo Flash: First Look at Melisa Tien's SWELL at Here Arts Center
by - Jan 1, 2000

Photo Flash: First Look at Melisa Tien's SWELL at Here Arts Center
by - Jan 1, 2000

Photo Flash: Melisa Tien's 'Swell' Opened July 13 At Here Arts Center
by Robert Diamond - Jan 1, 2000

Photo Flash: Melisa Tien's 'Swell' Opened July 13 At Here Arts Center
by Robert Diamond - Jan 1, 2000

Photo Flash: Melisa Tien's 'Swell' Opened July 13 At Here Arts Center
by Robert Diamond - Jan 1, 2000