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A.R.T. Announces 'Behind the Scenes' Conversations with Artists Making Work at A.R.T. Photo A.R.T. Announces 'Behind the Scenes' Conversations with Artists Making Work at A.R.T.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

American Repertory Theater has announced today details about the first three events in the theater's new Behind the Scenes series with the writers, directors, composers, and choreographers who are making work at the A.R.T.

Playwrights Horizons to Release Episodes of Milo Cramer's BOY FACTORY and Kirsten Chi Photo Playwrights Horizons to Release Episodes of Milo Cramer's BOY FACTORY and Kirsten Childs' THE EDGE OF NIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2020

Playwrights Horizons today announced Episodes 6 and 7 of the acclaimed new anthological scripted fiction podcast Soundstage: BOY FACTORY, written and performed by Milo Cramer (Cute Activist), to be released on June 23 and more.

Lucas Hnath's NIGHTNIGHT Premieres Today on Playwrights Horizons' Soundstage Podcast Photo Lucas Hnath's NIGHTNIGHT Premieres Today on Playwrights Horizons' Soundstage Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2020

Playwrights Horizons today (May 28) shares Episode 5 of their anthological scripted fiction podcast Soundstage: nightnight, by Lucas Hnath (Playwrights: The Thin Place, The Christians; Broadway: Hillary and Clinton, A Doll's House, Part 2).

Playwrights Horizons Launches Scripted Fiction Podcast SOUNDSTAGE Photo Playwrights Horizons Launches Scripted Fiction Podcast SOUNDSTAGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2020

Playwrights Horizons today launched Soundstage, an original anthological series of scripted short fiction works commissioned from a wide range of America's most adventurous playwrights.

Clubbed Thumb Postpones 25th Annual Summerworks Photo Clubbed Thumb Postpones 25th Annual Summerworks
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2020

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) will postpone the 25th edition of SUMMERWORKS, its annual festival of new plays.

SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE, BODIES THEY RITUAL and More Announced for Clubbed Thumb's SUM Photo SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE, BODIES THEY RITUAL and More Announced for Clubbed Thumb's SUMMERWORKS Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2020

Clubbed Thumb has announced the complete line-up for the 25th annual SUMMERWORKS, its festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 15 - July 1, 2020 at The Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street) in Manhattan and will feature productions of three new plays: SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE by Gab Reisman and directed by Tamilla Woodard; BODIES THEY RITUAL by Angela Hanks and directed by Knud Adams; and THE WOMAN'S PARTY by Rinne Groff and directed by Tara Ahmadinijad.

Vineyard Theatre Announces Updated Preview Schedule For DANA H. Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces Updated Preview Schedule For DANA H.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce dates for Dana H. by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters. Previews will begin on February 11 (previously February 7) at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) with Deirdre O'Connell reprising the title role for the New York premiere direct from engagements at Center Theatre Group and The Goodman Theatre. Opening night for Dana H. is set for February 25.

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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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

Colm Summers to Direct UNCLE VANYA for Columbia University's MFA Theatre Program Photo Colm Summers to Direct UNCLE VANYA for Columbia University's MFA Theatre Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

Columbia University School of the Arts MFA Theatre Program presents Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, translated by Paul Schmidt. The production, produced in special arrangement with ICM Partners, will be directed by Colm Summers. The production stars Arthur Aulisi*, Daniel Bindschedler, Michael Brannian, Joseph John Cash, John Gazzale, Katherine O'Sullivan*, Frances McKittrick, Caroline Pitts, Jerilyn Sackler*, and Jim Shankman*. *Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association.

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 Will Produce World Premiere of THE HEADLANDS, a New Play  Photo Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 Will Produce World Premiere of THE HEADLANDS, a New Play by Christopher Chen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

This winter, Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will produce the world premiere of THE HEADLANDS, a new play by Christopher Chen, directed by Knud Adams, which will begin performances Saturday, February 8 and run for six weeks only through Sunday, March 22 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, February 24.

Vineyard Theatre's 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Will Be Presented To Charly  Photo Vineyard Theatre's 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Will Be Presented To Charly Evon Simpson
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Charly Evon Simpson is the recipient of the 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Ms. Simpson will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Monday, November 25 from noon-2:30pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan.

Vineyard Theatre's Production Of IS THIS A ROOM Extends Two Weeks Through November 24 Photo Vineyard Theatre's Production Of IS THIS A ROOM Extends Two Weeks Through November 24
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce extension for Is This A Room, conceived and directed by Tina Satter from the FBI transcript of Reality Winner's interrogation for leaking evidence of Russian interference in U.S elections. A New York Times Critic's Pick, Is This A Room now plays the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) through November 24. *Editor's Note: Is This A Room should contain a capital a?oeAa??

Emily C. Davis, Becca Blackwell, Pete Simpson, and TL Thompson Will Lead Vineyard The Photo Emily C. Davis, Becca Blackwell, Pete Simpson, and TL Thompson Will Lead Vineyard Theatre's IS THIS A ROOM
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce dates and casting for Is This A Room, conceived and directed by Tina Satter. Performances will begin at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) Thursday, October 3 with opening night set for Tuesday, October 22.

Leslie Odom, Jr., Sarah Stiles, and More Join Vineyard Gala Lineup Photo Leslie Odom, Jr., Sarah Stiles, and More Join Vineyard Gala Lineup
by Julie Musbach - May 1, 2019

Vineyard Theatre announces that Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (HAMILTON), Tony Award nominee Sarah Stiles (TOOTSIE), Ngozi Anyanwu (GOOD GRIEF), and Kathryn Erbe ('Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), and DJ Crystal Clear will join the line-up of stars set for the company's 2019 Gala fundraiser celebrating Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, and Drama League Award nominated artist and Vineyard Board Member, Colman Domingo.

Clubbed Thumb Announces First Round of Casting For Summerworks 2019 Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces First Round of Casting For Summerworks 2019
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2019

Clubbed Thumb announces initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays.

New Georges Announces the Premiere LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR Photo New Georges Announces the Premiere LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2019

New Georges presents the co-world premiere of Leap and the Net Will Appear, by Chana Porter, and directed byTara Ahmadinejad. Leap and the Net Will Appear will play June 16-30, 2019 in The Sam at The Flea Theater (20 Thomas Street New York, NY 10007), with opening night set for June 18, 2019. New Georges is an Anchor Partner at The Flea.

Vineyard's Gala to Feature Brandon Victor Dixon, Ariana DeBose and More Photo Vineyard's Gala to Feature Brandon Victor Dixon, Ariana DeBose and More
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2019

Vineyard Theatre announces an initial line-up of stars set for the company's 2019 Gala fundraiser celebrating Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, and Drama League Award nominated artist and Vineyard Board Member, Colman Domingo. The annual benefit Gala will take place on Monday, May 6, 2019, beginning at 6:00pm at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

Tom Aulino, Ugo Chukwu, Justin Long, and More Cast in Vineyard's DO YOU FEEL ANGER Photo Tom Aulino, Ugo Chukwu, Justin Long, and More Cast in Vineyard's DO YOU FEEL ANGER
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that casting of the New York premiere of Mara Nelson-Greenberg's DO YOU FEEL ANGER?, directed by Margot Bordelon, is now complete with Jeanne Sakata (HOLD THESE TRUTHS). Performances will begin at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) on Wednesday, March 13 with opening night moved to April 2.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up For 24th Annual SUMMERWORKS Festival Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up For 24th Annual SUMMERWORKS Festival
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2019

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) is proud to announce the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. Now in its 24th season, SUMMERWORKS will run May 17 through June 29 at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan, and will feature productions of three new plays: LUNCH BUNCH by Sarah Einspanier and directed by Tara Ahmadinejad; YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT by Zhu Yi and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll; and KING PHILIP'S HEAD IS STILL ON THAT PIKE JUST DOWN THE ROAD by Daniel Glenn and directed by Caitlin Ryan O'Connell.

American Music Theatre Project 2018-2019 Season Continues With Workshop Performances, Photo American Music Theatre Project 2018-2019 Season Continues With Workshop Performances, A Songwriters' Showcase And More
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 15, 2019

The American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University's School of Communication will present workshop performances of three new music theater works as the 2018-2019 season continues.

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