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2021 Steinberg Playwright Awards Recipients Announced Photo 2021 Steinberg Playwright Awards Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced the names of the 10 outstanding early-to-mid-career playwrights who will be celebrated with 2021 Steinberg Playwright Awards in the amount of $10,000 each. 

Cherry Lane Theatre Back on the Market After Previous Deal Fell Through Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Back on the Market After Previous Deal Fell Through
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

The Cherry Lane Theatre, in New York City’s Greenwich Village, is back on the market after a previous deal fell through.

MacDowell Awards Fellowships for Fall-Spring to 136 Artists Photo MacDowell Awards Fellowships for Fall-Spring to 136 Artists
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021

MacDowell, the nation’s first artist residency program, awarded Fellowships to 139* artists from 25 U.S. states and seven countries. The incoming Fellows reflect multiple artistic disciplines and will arrive from places such as Brazil, Portugal, Jamaica, and the UK, as well as Hawaii, Minnesota, Texas, and Washington.

Primary Stages Announces Plans for 2022 In-Person Return, Plus New Artistic Developme Photo Primary Stages Announces Plans for 2022 In-Person Return, Plus New Artistic Development Programs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

PRIMARY STAGES has announced new artistic development programs, as well as their path towards reopening to in-person theater in Spring 2022.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Since 2001, MTC has awarded a total of 100 commissions through the Sloan Foundation Program. Learn more about this year's commissions here!

Cherry Lane Theatre Sold to Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Sold to Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021

Cherry Lane Theatre, the oldest continuously running Off-Broadway theatre in New York City, has a new owner, it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, the theatre’s Executive Director since having acquired the building in 1996.  Cherry Lane is located at 38 Commerce Street in Greenwich Village.

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Marti Lyons as its New Artistic Director Photo Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Marti Lyons as its New Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has announced Marti Lyons as artistic director. Lyons assumes this role effective immediately. Lyons was selected after a national search led by ALJP Consulting, with a search committee composed of select staff, Core Ensemble members, Board members and representatives of the local community.

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Recipients of Commissioning Programs Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Recipients of Commissioning Programs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the recipient of the 2021 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award and the 2022 Jay Harris Commission, as well as recipients of 2021 WTF Commissions through WTF’s Andrew Martin-Weber New Play and Musical Commissioning Program.

Alley Theatre's MAN. KIND. and FOR STEVE WOZNIAK, ON HIS 67TH BIRTHDAY Are Now Availa Photo Alley Theatre's MAN. KIND. and FOR STEVE WOZNIAK, ON HIS 67TH BIRTHDAY Are Now Available to View
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2021

The Alley Theatre is presenting a variety of contemporary plays as a part of the Alley‚Äôs Spring 2021 Digital Season. Plays now available to view include¬†Man. Kind. by Don X. Nguyen (April 9 ‚Äď May 9, 2021), and For Steve Wozniak, on His 67th Birthday by Jiehae Park (April 9 ‚Äď May 9, 2021).¬†

VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Photo VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will present a virtual presentation to announce the 2021 winner of one of the most prestigious playwriting awards, and the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights, today, April 7, 2021 at 3pm EST/ 8pm BST. Tune in right here at BroadwayWorld to watch the presentation, hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner (1983) Marsha Norman.

BWW Exclusive: Meet the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists- Jiehae Park Photo BWW Exclusive: Meet the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists- Jiehae Park
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 6, 2021

Ahead of the announcement of the 2021 The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner, BroadwayWorld is excited to spotlight each of this year's finalists. Learn more about Jiehae Park and read an excerpt form her play, The Aves.

Alley Theatre's Virtual Stage Presents a Collection of Contemporary Plays for the Spr Photo Alley Theatre's Virtual Stage Presents a Collection of Contemporary Plays for the Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

¬†The Alley Theatre will present a variety of¬†contemporary plays¬†as a part of the Alley‚Äôs Spring 2021 Digital Season.¬†Written by¬†Alley All New¬†alumni and¬†a¬†Houston-based¬†author,¬†the¬†plays¬†include¬†El¬†Chuco¬†Town Forever¬†by¬†Isaac G√≥mez¬†(April 2 ‚Äď May 2, 2021),¬†Man. Kind.¬†by¬†Don X. Nguyen¬†(April 9 ‚Äď May 9, 2021),¬†and more.

Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Photo Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for 2021 for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights.

The Old Globe To Present the Eighth Annual POWERS NEW VOICES FESTIVAL Photo The Old Globe To Present the Eighth Annual POWERS NEW VOICES FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2021

The Old Globe announced today it will present the eighth annual Powers New Voices Festival, four days of readings of new plays by some of the most exciting voices writing for the American theatre today. This year's event will be presented virtually for the first time, streaming online January 21‚Äď24, 2021 on the free virtual Hopin platform. The Festival is free to the public, but reservations are required.

Alley Theatre Pivots to Produce a Free Digital Season and Cancels Live 2020-21 Season Photo Alley Theatre Pivots to Produce a Free Digital Season and Cancels Live 2020-21 Season Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020

The Alley Theatre has¬†announced the cancellation of all in-person performances of the 2020-21 season. The following shows are affected¬†by the cancellation:¬†Born¬†with¬†Teeth¬†by Liz Duffy Adams (January 22 ‚Äď February 14, 2021),¬†Waiting for Godot¬†by Samuel Beckett (March¬†5 ‚Äď 28, 2021),¬†and more.

Primary Stages Announces Virtual Fall Season Photo Primary Stages Announces Virtual Fall Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2020

PRIMARY STAGES has announced its Fall 2020 Virtual Season. The Foundation Series will revisit the work of some of Primary Stages' family of artists, including The Tribute Artist by Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award winner Charles Busch and The Night Watcher by Obie Award winner and Tony Award nominee Charlayne Woodard.

BWW Interview: Michelle Aguillon, Quentin Nguyen-duy, Sarah Shin on ZOOM THEATRE by A Photo BWW Interview: Michelle Aguillon, Quentin Nguyen-duy, Sarah Shin on ZOOM THEATRE by Asian American Theatre Artists Of Boston
by Andrew Child - Jul 9, 2020

AATAB is not a theatre company. They were originally founded in 2018 as a social collective connected by a Facebook group. In response to Boston's need to embrace local Asian American artists she explains she would rather see established organizations do the work to welcome and elevate members of the community than see an individual company formed.

PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include Th Photo PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include The Kennedy Center & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020

PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has announced their 100th playwright commission, ensuring that $50,000 has gone directly to playwrights in need in this time of crisis.

BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Aw Photo BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Awarding Grants to Ten Theatre Artists and Supporting Audio Plays for The First Time
by Elliot Lanes - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidisciplinary creators-investing in its future while supporting theatre-makers and expanding the idea of what it means to be a generative artist. For the first time, Studio R&D commissions are being awarded to support the creation of audio plays, as Studio explores alternate modes of theatrical storytelling in response to the present moment.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

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