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Circle X Theatre Co. Announces 2021/2022 Evolving Playwrights Group Photo Circle X Theatre Co. Announces 2021/2022 Evolving Playwrights Group
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021

Circle X Theatre Company invites Los Angeles-based playwrights to apply to our 2021-2022 Evolving Playwrights Group (EPG). The Evolving Playwrights Group is a group for groundbreaking and provocative voices in the theatre to dedicate their time, energy, and attention to developing ambitious, brand new plays-the plays that have felt 'impossible' to write.

Circle X Theatre Co. Presents 2021 Evolving Playwrights Group Virtual Reading Series Photo Circle X Theatre Co. Presents 2021 Evolving Playwrights Group Virtual Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021

Culminating its inaugural season, Circle X Theatre Co. will present the reading series from their Evolving Playwrights Group. Five emerging and mid-career playwrights, paired with mentors/playwrights in conversation, were challenged to create the play they were scared to write. This series celebrates those stories.

Student Blog: The Whole Truth Photo Student Blog: The Whole Truth
by Student Blogger: Madalyn Macko - Apr 8, 2021

The intrigue that authenticity alone brings to a performance is enough to make any actor stop and study it like their life depends on it.

BWW Blog: 2020 - A Reflection Photo BWW Blog: 2020 - A Reflection
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Nov 30, 2020

2020 has been quite the rollercoaster ride, huh?

BWW Blog: Coming Full Circle Photo BWW Blog: Coming Full Circle
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Jul 31, 2020

This pandemic hasna??t just affected Broadway. Ita??s postponed and even cancelled performances nationwide. Community theaters had to close their doors.

Circle X Theatre Co. Announces Evolving Playwrights Group Photo Circle X Theatre Co. Announces Evolving Playwrights Group
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2020

Circle X Theatre Co. invites Los Angeles-based playwrights to apply to our emerging and mid-career writers' group. We seek writers who align with a shifting professional identity-that is, artists whose careers are on their way to becoming what they seek to be. We encourage playwrights to pitch the 'play they are scared to write,' the play that has been sitting in their imagination for some time or has come about in this moment of stillness and for whatever reason-impossibility of language, form, or subject-has not been written.

BWW Interview: GOING DARK, Part 17 - Maryjane Burton Photo BWW Interview: GOING DARK, Part 17 - Maryjane Burton
by Adrienne Proctor - Apr 7, 2020

GOING DARK Part 17 features Choctaw High School Performing Arts Director Maryjane Burton. This exclusive interview series features out-of-work performing artists and their COVID-19 impact stories. In their own words, they explain the hardships faced during this uncertain time. These are the real human stories behind COVID-19. This is GOING DARK.

Lynn University's B.F.A. In Drama Program To Present ANATOMY OF GRAY Photo Lynn University's B.F.A. In Drama Program To Present ANATOMY OF GRAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2019

Lynn University's College of Arts and Sciences invites guests to weather the storm as the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in drama program presents Anatomy of Gray Nov. 20-22. When June's father dies in the late 1800s, she prays for a healer to come to the small town of Gray, Indiana. After a tornado passes, a man in a balloon blows into town claiming to be a doctor. At first, the doctor cures anything and everything, but soon the town's preacher becomes ill with a mysterious plague.

BWW Review: THE DIVINERS at Wichita Community Theatre, A splendid drama Photo BWW Review: THE DIVINERS at Wichita Community Theatre, A splendid drama
by Craig Richardson - Jun 11, 2019

On a rainy night, The Diviners was presented by Wichita Community Theatre, a play written by Jim Leonard, Jr. and set during the depression era of a small town named Zion, Indiana. The play has a rich production history having been performed on the upper east coast during the year 1980 when it was first written for the American College Theatre Festival in Washington, D.C. Many theatres and high schools subsequently followed and produced The Diviners until of course Wichita Community Theatre decided to wisely include it into their current 2018-2019 season. The show has similar themes seen earlier in the season and centers mainly around the relationship of C.C. Showers, a former preacher, and Buddy Layman, a mentally challenged young boy whose mission is to divine or search for running water yet at the same time has fears of water himself.

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Announced At People's Light Photo FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Announced At People's Light
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2019

People's Light presents For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday by two-time Pulitzer Prize Finalist Sarah Ruhl, featuring an all-star cast of Philadelphia favorites and directed by People's Light Executive Artistic Director Abigail Adams. Family is at the heart of Sarah Ruhl's imaginative and lyrical comedy-drama. Five middle-aged siblings crack jokes, argue politics, and mourn the death of their father over a bottle of Jameson. Ann, the eldest, reminisces about her star turn as Peter Pan at the local children's theatre fifty years ago, and leads her siblings on one final journey to Neverland, as they confront growing old and growing up. Tickets range from $30-$50. To purchase, call 610.644.3500 or visit www.peopleslight.org. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.  

New York Stage & Film's Annual Gala to Honor Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, And Johanna P Photo New York Stage & Film's Annual Gala to Honor Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, And Johanna Pfaelzer
by Julie Musbach - Nov 5, 2018

New York Stage and Film is thrilled to announce that its annual Winter Gala will honor playwright and Emmy award-winning actress Patricia Wettig (F2M, 'Brothers and Sisters,' 'thirtysomething') and Executive Producer/director/actor Ken Olin ('This Is Us,' 'Alias,' 'Brothers & Sisters,' 'thirtysomething'), and, in recognition for her years of dedication to New York Stage and Film, Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer, who is stepping down from her post at the end of the 2019 Powerhouse Summer Season.

The New Harmony Project is Now Accepting Applications For 2019 Conference & Newly Est Photo The New Harmony Project is Now Accepting Applications For 2019 Conference & Newly Established Parent Residencies
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2018

The New Harmony Project announced today that it is now accepting applications for the 33rd annual conference to be held May 20 - June 1, 2019. Since 1986, the secluded town of New Harmony, Indiana has hosted artists from around the world for two-weeks of dedicated script development. Over the course of the conference, The New Harmony Project offers a retreat from the outside world and space for writers to fully immerse themselves in their work. The peaceful serenity of New Harmony, the site of two former utopian societies, is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The New Harmony Project's 32nd Annual Spring Conference Kicks Off May 21 Photo The New Harmony Project's 32nd Annual Spring Conference Kicks Off May 21
by Julie Musbach - May 18, 2018

The New Harmony Project (Lori Wolter Hudson, Artistic Director; David Hudson, Executive Director), an organization dedicated to supporting writers whose work emanates hope, will kick off its 32nd annual spring conference on Monday, May 21 with ten writers in residence in the idyllic town of New Harmony, Indiana. 

BWW Review: THE DIVINERS Washes You Over With Emotions at Birmingham Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE DIVINERS Washes You Over With Emotions at Birmingham Festival Theatre
by David Edward Perry - May 18, 2018

'The Diviners' is packed with layered personalities leading toward unexpected emotions. The warmth of the play is found in its endearing characters and well thought out storyline. This high caliber production is worthy of a visit before the rain washes it away this weekend.

The New Harmony Project Announces Artists For 2018 Spring Conference Photo The New Harmony Project Announces Artists For 2018 Spring Conference
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2018

The New Harmony Project (Mead Hunter, Artistic Director; David Hudson, Executive Director; Lori Wolter Hudson, Incoming Artistic Director), an organization dedicated to supporting writers whose work emanates hope, is pleased to announce that ten writers will be in residence for their 2018 annual conference, which will take place from May 21-June 2 in the idyllic town of New Harmony, Indiana.

Circle X Theatre Co. Announces Kate Jopson As New Artistic Director Photo Circle X Theatre Co. Announces Kate Jopson As New Artistic Director
by Julie Musbach - Mar 6, 2018

Circle X Theatre Co. announced today that Kate Jopson will become the new Artistic Director of the critically acclaimed theatre company effective May 1, 2018.

Austin Actors Studio Opens with THE DIVINERS Photo Austin Actors Studio Opens with THE DIVINERS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2018

Austin Actors Studio, a professional theatre company dedicated to producing theatre and creating opportunities for young actors and technicians to work with professionals, will have its first production, The Diviners, by Jim Leonard Jr. and directed by Milton R. Zoth.

Three Day Hangover's David Hudson Named Executive Director of New Harmony Project Photo Three Day Hangover's David Hudson Named Executive Director of New Harmony Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The New Harmony Project, which has been faithfully serving writers for over three decades, announces that David Hudson will join the organization as its executive director beginning October 1, 2017.

The New Harmony Project Now Accepting Submissions for 2018 Conference Photo The New Harmony Project Now Accepting Submissions for 2018 Conference
by Julie Musbach - Aug 5, 2017

The New Harmony Project announced today that it is now accepting submissions for the 32nd annual conference in May of 2018. Since 1986, the secluded town of New Harmony, Indiana has hosted artists from around the world for two-weeks of dedicated script development. Over the course of the conference, The New Harmony Project offers a retreat from the outside world, and space for writers to fully immerse themselves in their work. The peaceful serenity of New Harmony, the site of two former utopian societies, is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Birmingham Festival Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Birmingham Festival Theatre has just announced its 2017-18 season! Below are descriptions for each show. The website is currently under a redesign. Stay tuned for Season Ticket deals! 

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