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Keen Co to Present Keen Teens Festival of New Work 2022 Photo Keen Co to Present Keen Teens Festival of New Work 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced that The Keen Teens Festival of New Work will offer three new one-acts by C. Quintana, Bleu Beckford-Burell, and Stephanie Swirsky, featuring a cast of New York City high school students.

Steep Theatre Returns with Two New Premieres for Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to stage this summer with two productions that continue the company’s tradition of introducing Chicago audiences to bold new plays from today’s most exciting playwrights.

Paul Rudnick To Recieve P.R.I.D.E. Performing Arts Award from Playthings Theatre Photo Paul Rudnick To Recieve P.R.I.D.E. Performing Arts Award from Playthings Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2022

The Playthings Theatre, an LGBTQ+ Theatre Company in New York City, will be performing its gala concert PlayFresh on Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00pm at The Irish Repertory Theatre. PlayFresh is an evening of new LGBTQ+ music performed by the community's finest performers. Playthings will be honoring Paul Rudnick with The P.R.I.D.E. Performing Arts Award for his contribution to theatre and the LGBTQ+ community.

OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Will Make its Florida Premiere in May Photo OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Will Make its Florida Premiere in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Zoetic Stage and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County will present the exciting conclusion of the 2021-2022 Theater Up Close season ‚Äď the Florida premiere of OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD, a dark comedy by Colombian-American Miami playwright Alexis Scheer¬†about a gang of viciously vulnerable teens who try to resurrect the spirit of Pablo Escobar.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, HARMONY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Outer Critics Circle Awards Nomina Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, HARMONY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations
by Team BWW - Apr 26, 2022

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, have just announced the nominees for the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.

HURRICANE DIANE Comes to Rec Room Arts in May Photo HURRICANE DIANE Comes to Rec Room Arts in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

Rec Room Arts will present the Houston premiere of Hurricane Diane, Madeleine George's (Hulu's Only Murders in the Building) Obie Award-winning play that turns the Greek god Dionysus into Diane, a lesbian permaculture gardener whose secret mission is to save the planet from the ravages of climate change. Lily Wolff (Alley Theatre) will direct the production.

I AND YOU Launches Penguin's Mainstage Season Photo I AND YOU Launches Penguin's Mainstage Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre, the Stony Point-based nonprofit professional theatre, launches its 2022 mainstage season with I AND YOU by Lauren Gunderson, one of the country's most widely produced authors for the stage, starting Friday, April 29, artistic director Joe Brancato announced today.

Ari'el Stachel, Tovah Feldshuh & More Join Keen Co's LIGHT UP THE SKY Benefit Photo Ari'el Stachel, Tovah Feldshuh & More Join Keen Co's LIGHT UP THE SKY Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Tovah Feldshuh, Andrew Dawson, Kelly McAndrew, Matt Servitto, Allan K. Washington, and Kayce Wilson will join previously announced Arnie Burton, Jasminn Johnson, Lauren Molina, Reg Rogers, Ari'el Stachel, Jason Tam, completing the cast for the Gala Benefit Reading of Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart, directed by Mr. Silverstein. 

TheaterWorks Hartford to Present East Coast Premiere of Matthew LoŐĀpez's ZOEY'S PERF Photo TheaterWorks Hartford to Present East Coast Premiere of Matthew LoŐĀpez's ZOEY'S PERFECT WEDDING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

TheaterWorks¬†Hartford¬†will¬†present the East Coast premiere of¬†Zoey‚Äôs Perfect Wedding¬†by Tony-winner¬†Matthew LoŐĀpez, the first Latin√© playwright to win the Tony Award for best play. Directed by¬†Artistic Director¬†Rob Ruggiero, the production marks¬†LoŐĀpez‚Äôs return to TheaterWorks Hartford following 2018's¬†The Legend of Georgia McBride.

World Premiere of THERE'S ALWAYS THE HUDSON to be Presented at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Photo World Premiere of THERE'S ALWAYS THE HUDSON to be Presented at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will present the world premiere of THERE’S ALWAYS THE HUDSON, Paola Lázaro’s exploration of what lies beneath rage and anger when partners in pain agree to torment those who have tormented them.

Ari'el Stachel, Lauren Molina & More to Star in LIGHT UP THE SKY Benefit Reading Photo Ari'el Stachel, Lauren Molina & More to Star in LIGHT UP THE SKY Benefit Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the first cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved Broadway comedy Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart, directed by Mr. Silverstein and featuring an all-star cast. 

Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces New Programs in May With Bess Wohl & More Photo Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces New Programs in May With Bess Wohl & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

The Hermitage Artist Retreat has announced four new community programs in May with Hermitage Fellows specializing in music, writing, multimedia, and theater, including an event with Tony Award-nominated playwright Bess Wohl (Grand Horizons, Small Mouth Sounds).

Prologue Theatre to Present Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Photo Prologue Theatre to Present Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Prologue Theatre is returning to the Atlas Performing Arts Center April 28 - May 22, 2022 with The Revolutionists, Lauren Gunderson's dive into the French Revolution and Reign of Terror telling the tale of four very real women. It is a true story that is also fiction, and also a play about a play.

Keen Company Announces 2nd Season of Audio Theater  Hear/Now: LIVE! Photo Keen Company Announces 2nd Season of Audio Theater Hear/Now: LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced Hear/Now: LIVE!, the second season of audio drama, a cross between the old and new - commissioned world premieres presented using the traditional tools of radio broadcasts featuring live foley sound effects and live original music.  

West Coast Premiere Of SLAVE PLAY Breaks Box Office Record at Center Theatre Group Photo West Coast Premiere Of SLAVE PLAY Breaks Box Office Record at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2022

The West Coast premiere of playwright Jeremy O. Harris' unflinching new work ‚ÄúSlave Play‚ÄĚ reopened the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum with the highest grossing five-week engagement in the storied theatre's more than 50-year history.

HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING Comes to the Seymour Center Photo HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING Comes to the Seymour Center
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

Following their acclaimed 2021 production of Ulster American, Outhouse Theatre Co return to Seymour Centre to present the Sydney premiere of Will Arbery’s bold and startling Pulitzer Prize finalist, Heroes of the Fourth Turning, from 31st March to 23rd April.

BWW Previews: BEHIND THE SHEET at The Black Rep Photo BWW Previews: BEHIND THE SHEET at The Black Rep
by James Lindhorst - Mar 5, 2022

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company continues its 45th Anniversary season with Behind the Sheet by Charly Evon Simpson opening March 18, 2022. Previews begin March 16 at the Catherine B. Berges Theatre at Center of Creative Arts (COCA) in St. Louis, Missouri.

The Black Rep Presents BEHIND THE SHEET This Month Photo The Black Rep Presents BEHIND THE SHEET This Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company continues its in-person 45th Anniversary season with Behind the Sheet by Charly Evon Simpson opening March 18, 2022. Previews begin March 16 at the Catherine B. Berges Theatre at Center of Creative Arts (COCA) in St. Louis, Missouri. 

THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE Musical Will Premiere at Chester Storyhouse in September Photo THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE Musical Will Premiere at Chester Storyhouse in September
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2022

The Time Traveller's Wife: The Musical, based on the best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger and the New Line Cinema film screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin, will premiere at Storyhouse in Chester from 30 September to 15 October 2022.

Full Casting Announced for SLAVE PLAY at Center Theatre Group Photo Full Casting Announced for SLAVE PLAY at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

Casting has been announced for the West Coast premiere of playwright Jeremy O. Harris' unflinching new work ‚ÄúSlave Play‚ÄĚ coming to Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum February 9 through March 13, 2022, opening February 16, 2022.

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