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Stage Raw Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Award Recipients Photo Stage Raw Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition included productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. Stage Raw is a community funded professional journalism website that was created in response to the decline of arts coverage in local mainstream and alternative media.The Awards ceremony was held Monday night, August 20, at Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles, hosted by Coeurage Theatre Company, and co-directed by Jer Adrianne Lelliott, Thaddeus Shafer and Lauren Ludwig. Winners notated in red below.

Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 Los Angeles Theatrical Excellence Photo Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 Los Angeles Theatrical Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition includes productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 LOS ANGELES THEATRICAL EXCELLENCE! Photo Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 LOS ANGELES THEATRICAL EXCELLENCE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition includes productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

Photo Flash: Esperance Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of BREITWISCH FARM Photo Photo Flash: Esperance Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of BREITWISCH FARM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

ESPERANCE THEATER COMPANY is pleased to present the world premiere production of BREITWISCH FARM, a new play inspired by Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, written by Jeremy J. Kamps, and directed by Ryan Quinn. BREITWISCH FARM will play a three-week limited engagement at Town Stages (221 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013). Performances begin Friday, March 2 and continue through Friday, March 16, 2018. Opening Night is Monday, March 5 (7:30 p.m.). Tickets are $30 available at www.esperancetheatercompany.org

Esperance Theater Company Presents BREITWISCH FARM At Town Stages Through 3/17 Photo Esperance Theater Company Presents BREITWISCH FARM At Town Stages Through 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

ESPERANCE THEATER COMPANY presents the world premiere production of BREITWISCH FARM, a new play inspired by Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, written by Jeremy J. Kamps, and directed by Ryan Quinn. BREITWISCH FARM will play a three-week limited engagement at Town Stages (221 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013). Performances continue through Friday, March 16, 2018. Opening Night is Monday, March 5 (7:30 p.m.).

Esperance Theater Company Presents BREITWISCH FARM Photo Esperance Theater Company Presents BREITWISCH FARM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

ESPERANCE THEATER COMPANY is pleased to present the world premiere production of BREITWISCH FARM, a new play inspired by Chekhov's Cherry Orchard, written by Jeremy J. Kamps, and directed by Ryan Quinn. BREITWISCH FARM will play a three-week limited engagement at Town Stages (221 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013). Performances begin Friday, March 2 and continue through Saturday, March 17, 2018. Opening Night is Sunday, March 4 (6:00 p.m.). Tickets are $30 available at www.esperancetheatercompany.org

BWW Review: RUNAWAY HOME - An Always Intense,  Somewhat Touching Katrina Tale Photo BWW Review: RUNAWAY HOME - An Always Intense, Somewhat Touching Katrina Tale
by Gil Kaan - Sep 25, 2017

Much props must be given to Camille Spirlin for her unflinching, unapologetic portrayal of the unsympathetic, totally evil main character of Kali, of which RUNAWAY HOME revolves around. Runaway teenager Kali has no hesitation in blackmailing a Latino storekeeper, scaring an elderly neighbor with the ghost of his dead wife, slapping her mother in her face or stone-faced lying about the life or deaths of her mother and grandmother.

Photo Flash: First Look at RUNAWAY HOME at Fountain Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at RUNAWAY HOME at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Sometimes what you're searching for is right where you started. The Fountain Theatre presents a powerful, funny and deeply moving mother-daughter story by Jeremy J. Kamps. Multiple award-winning Shirley Jo Finney returns to the Fountain to direct the world premiere of Runaway Home.

Fountain Theatre's Katrina-Set RUNAWAY HOME Will Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Photo Fountain Theatre's Katrina-Set RUNAWAY HOME Will Support Hurricane Harvey Relief
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

The Fountain Theatre will donate a portion of all ticket sales from its upcoming production of Runaway Home to the Houston Food Bank. Runaway Home is set during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Fountain Theatre's Katrina-Set RUNAWAY HOME Will Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Photo Fountain Theatre's Katrina-Set RUNAWAY HOME Will Support Hurricane Harvey Relief
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Fountain Theatre will donate a portion of all ticket sales from its upcoming production of Runaway Home to the Houston Food Bank. Runaway Home is set during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

ADAA Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize Goes to June Carryl for THE GOOD MINISTER FROM HARARE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) announced the winner of the $10,000 Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize on April 24th, 2017 at the The Antaeus Theatre Company at the newly opened Kiki and David Gindler Performing Arts Centre in Glendale.

The Public Slates 2017 Emerging Writers Group Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Public Theater has announced the line-up for the popular Spotlight Series of free staged readings of new plays by The Public's Emerging Writers Group, beginning on Wednesday, May 31 and running through Monday, June 26.

Fountain Theatre Launches 2017-18 Season for Social Action
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Fountain Theatre will open its 2017-18 season of new plays with an urgent warning against the proposed policies of the Trump administration, followed by statements on social justice, inclusion, acceptance of "the other," prejudice, the role of government and the need for human connection.

UglyRhino to Present Taylor Mac's OKAY at Bushwick's Central Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

UglyRhino Productions has announced today that they will bring Taylor Mac's OKAY to Bushwick's new Central Arts in a newly conceived environmental production for 13 performances only, starting May 12 through 28.

Public Theater Selects 2016-17 Emerging Writers Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Public Theater announced the 10 new playwrights today for the 2016-17 Emerging Writers Group. Now in its sixth cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an ongoing initiative that targets playwrights at the earliest stages in their career, creating an artistic home, and offering support and resources for a diverse group of up-and-coming playwrights.

GUTTING, Starring Kara E. Young, Makes NYC Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

COMPANY CYPHER in association with AMY RAFA and SARAH STITES announce the NYC Premiere of the award winning GUTTING, written by Jeremy J. Kamps (What It Means To Disappear Here), directed by Zoey Martinson (Ndebele's Funeral) and featuring Kara E. Young (MTV's Girl Code). It plays tonight, September 24, through October 3 at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre of Harlem (2031 5th Avenue).

Company Cypher to Stage NYC Premiere of GUTTING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

COMPANY CYPHER in association with AMY RAFA and SARAH STITES announce casting for the NYC Premiere of the award winning GUTTING, written by Jeremy J. Kamps and directed by Zoey Martinson. The play follows fourteen-year-old Kali returning home to post-Katrina Lower 9th Ward. We are commemorating the 10th anniversary of the hurricane with this production of GUTTING accompanied by community programming addressing the related issues of displacement, gentrification and racism. It plays September 24 - October 3 at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT: 2031 Fifth Avenue between 125th and 126th Streets).

GUTTING, Starring Kara E. Young, to Make NYC Premiere This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

COMPANY CYPHER in association with AMY RAFA and SARAH STITES announce the NYC Premiere of the award winning GUTTING, written by Jeremy J. Kamps (What It Means To Disappear Here), directed by Zoey Martinson (Ndebele's Funeral) and featuring Kara E. Young (MTV's Girl Code). It plays September 24 - October 3 at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre of Harlem (2031 5th Avenue).

UglyRhino Productions to Stage WHAT IT MEANS TO DISAPPEAR HERE, 4/25-5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

UglyRhino Productions and Park Slope's Tea Lounge come together to present WHAT IT MEANS TO DISAPPEAR HERE, a world premiere play by Jeremy J. Kamps. Directed by Danny Sharron, this site-specific production runs at Port Royal, a found performance space under the Tea Lounge (837 Union Street, Brooklyn) on Thursday and Today nights starting on Thursday, April 25 through Today, May 17 at 8 p.m.

UglyRhino Productions to Stage WHAT IT MEANS TO DISAPPEAR HERE, 4/25-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

UglyRhino Productions and Park Slope's Tea Lounge come together to present WHAT IT MEANS TO DISAPPEAR HERE, a world premiere play by Jeremy J. Kamps. Directed by Danny Sharron, this site-specific production runs at Port Royal, a found performance space under the Tea Lounge (837 Union Street, Brooklyn) today and Friday nights starting today, April 25 through Friday, May 17 at 8 p.m.

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