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NATIONAL CRITICS INSTITUTE at O'Neill Theater Center Honors Mark Charney Photo NATIONAL CRITICS INSTITUTE at O'Neill Theater Center Honors Mark Charney
by Lauren Yarger - Jul 16, 2019

O'Neill Center Honors Mark Charney as He Steps Down as NCI's Associate Director

Signature Adds Sarah Ruhl, Anna Deavere Smith and More to Residency Program Photo Signature Adds Sarah Ruhl, Anna Deavere Smith and More to Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Four award-winning playwrights and one acclaimed theatre collective will join the residency programs at Signature Theatre, the company announced today.

BWW Interview: Andrea Syglowski and THEO at Two River Theater Photo BWW Interview: Andrea Syglowski and THEO at Two River Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 18, 2019

This winter, Two River continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the commissioned world premiere of 'Theo,' a new play written by Obie Award winner Martin Moran and directed by Carolyn Cantor. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Andrea Syglowski who plays Beth in the upcoming show.

BWW Interview Andrea Goss and Jasmine Batchelor Chat About The River at TheaterWorks Photo BWW Interview Andrea Goss and Jasmine Batchelor Chat About The River at TheaterWorks
by Carissa Chesanek - Oct 3, 2018

Jasmine Batchelor and Andrea Goss star in The River opening this month at TheaterWorks in Hartford, Connecticut. The two actresses sat down with BroadwayWorld.com to chat about the upcoming play, the characters, and what the best advice they ever received when first starting out in the business.

ACT Announces New Artistic and Conservatory Employees Photo ACT Announces New Artistic and Conservatory Employees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Today, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced the appointment of three new employees to fill key positions within the Artistic and Conservatory departments at San Francisco's premier nonprofit theater organization-Joy Meads as Director of Dramaturgy and New Works; Peter J. Kuo as Associate Conservatory Director; andDanyon Davis as Head of Movement.

4th Wall Theatre Co to Stage the Regional Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS Photo 4th Wall Theatre Co to Stage the Regional Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

4th Wall Theatre Company's 2017 - 2018 season wraps up with the regional premiere of Suzanne Bradbeer's hilarious comedy, Shakespeare in Vegas May 17 - June 9, 2018, at Studio 101, Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007. 4th Wall offered a staged reading of the play during its 2017 "4th Wall Reads: Women's Voices" series. 4th Wall audiences will remember Bradbeer's work from the 2014 production of her political drama, The God Game.

Theatre for a New Audience Adds Performance of HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX Photo Theatre for a New Audience Adds Performance of HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) has added a performance (February 8 at 9pm) to its critically lauded world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, directed by Evan Yionoulis. The run will conclude, as a scheduled, on February 11.

Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, Today Photo Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces a free post-performance discussion moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre critic and Negroland: A Memoir author Margo Jefferson in connection with TFANA's world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box. The talk, which begins at 8.30 PM is open to all and features director Charlotte Braithwaite and playwrights Lydia Diamond and Jackie Sibblies Drury, follows the January 20 performance of Kennedy's first new play in a decade, which begins at 7:30 that evening, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217). The discussion will also be streamed live on Theatre for a New Audience's Facebook page. He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box runs January 18-February 11. To reserve a seat to this panel, visit www.tfana.org/heartpanel.

Adrienne Kennedy's First New Play in Nine Years to Play Theatre for a New Audience Photo Adrienne Kennedy's First New Play in Nine Years to Play Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience will present He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, the first new work in nine years from Adrienne Kennedy.

Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, 1/20 Photo Margo Jefferson Moderates TFANA Panel Discussion on Adrienne Kennedy, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces a free post-performance discussion moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre critic and Negroland: A Memoir author Margo Jefferson in connection with TFANA's world premiere production of Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box. The talk, which begins at 8.30 PM is open to all and features director Charlotte Braithwaite and playwrights Lydia Diamond and Jackie Sibblies Drury, follows the January 20 performance of Kennedy's first new play in a decade, which begins at 7:30 that evening, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217). The discussion will also be streamed live on Theatre for a New Audience's Facebook page. He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box runs January 18-February 11. To reserve a seat to this panel, visit www.tfana.org/heartpanel.

TFANA Announces Cast And Creative Team For Adrienne Kennedy's HE BROUGHT HER HEART BA Photo TFANA Announces Cast And Creative Team For Adrienne Kennedy's HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the cast and creative team for He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, the first new work in a decade from Adrienne Kennedy, whom The New York Times called one of the finest living American playwrights. Set in Georgia and New York City in 1941, He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box is a heartbreaking, nail-biting memory tale of segregation, theatrical yearning, and doomed love.

Adrienne Kennedy's First New Play in Nine Years to Play Theatre for a New Audience Photo Adrienne Kennedy's First New Play in Nine Years to Play Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, the first new work in nine years from Adrienne Kennedy.

Off-Broadway Venues Will Dim Lights in Memory of Signature Theatre's James Houghton
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Honoring his work and dedication to the Off-Broadway community, numerous Off-Broadway theatres will dim their lights on Thursday at 7:45PM, in memory of theatre legend James (Jim) Houghton, who died on August 2nd at the age of 57.

STAGE TUBE: Signature Theatre Collaborators Say Goodbye to Founder James Houghton
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2016

Signature Theatre's Founding Artistic Director James Houghton will step down at the end of June, to be succeeded by Lincoln Center Theater's Paige Evans. In the following video, Signature's playwrights, actors, and directors say thank you to Founding Artistic Director Jim Houghton. Check it out below!

Signature Theatre's New Season Will Include Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Will Eno, Annie Baker & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) just announced the 2016-17 Season at the company's Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Signature is proud to continue the groundbreakingSignature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access, its one-of-a-kind commitment to providing subsidized, affordable tickets to every seat at every performance during a production's regular run. All tickets will be $30 for the 2016-17 Season and for the next 5 years.

Suzan-Lori Parks Named Residency One Playwright for Signature's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks will be the Residency One Playwright for the 2016-2017 season.

Pulitzer Prize Winner David Lindsay-Abaire to Join Juilliard as Co-Director of Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

James Houghton, Richard Rodgers Director ofJuilliard's Drama Division, announced today that Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire will join Marsha Normanas new co-director of Juilliard's Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program, beginning in the fall 2016 semester. Mr. Lindsay-Abaire, an alumnus of the program, will succeed Christopher Durang, who has served as co-director of the program with Ms. Norman since 1994.

LCT's Paige Evans Named Signature Theatre's New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Signature Theatre's Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of Paige Evans as Artistic Director beginning July 1, 2016. She succeeds Founding Artistic Director James Houghton, who will step down at the end of June. Ms. Evans comes to Signature Theatre from Lincoln Center Theater, where she has served as Artistic Director of LCT3 since its inception in 2008. 

Over 30 Additional Artistic Directors Sign Open Letter in Support of Ari Roth
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

In a continued outpouring of solidarity among a giant consortium of the American theater's artistic directors, more than 30 additional artistic directors have signed the open letter that was issued yesterday in support of Ari Roth, following his recent dismissal from the Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C., where he has served as Artistic Director of Theater J for the past 18 years.

Artistic Directors of The American Theater Voice Support for Ari Roth Following Theater J Dismissal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

In an unprecedented display of solidarity among a giant consortium of the American theater's artistic directors, an open letter has been issued in support of Ari Roth, following his recent dismissal from the Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C., where he has served as Artistic Director of Theater J for the past 18 years. The letter, released earlier today represents the views of top theater brass from coast-to-coast, who believe that his dismissal was an act of politically motivated censorship in retaliation for Roth's choice to produce and publicly defend challenging and provocative work.

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