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Actors and Directors Announced for SCR's 12th Annual Pacific Playwrights Festival 5/1 - 5/3
by Reynard Loki - Apr 16, 2009

South Coast Repertory has announced the lineup of actors and directors who will participate in the 12th annual Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF). Since its creation in 1998, PPF has grown into one of the most important festivals of new scripts in the United States. This year?s Festival will take place during the May 1 through May 3 weekend and will feature five staged readings and two fully-produced World Premieres on South Coast Repertory?s Segerstrom and Julianne Argryos Stages. Tickets to PPF may be purchased online at www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or in person at the SCR box office.

Martin's CRIMINAL HEARTS At Independence Studio Opens 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2009

The Walnut Street Theatre's 2008-2009 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with Criminal Hearts, Jane Martin's starkly funny tale of a unique friendship forged by two very different women from two very different worlds. Directed by Barrymore Award-winner Madi Distefano, Criminal Hearts starts on March 31, opens on April 2 and closes April 19.

Martin's CRIMINAL HEARTS At Independence Studio Opens 4/2
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 19, 2009

The Walnut Street Theatre's 2008-2009 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with Criminal Hearts, Jane Martin's starkly funny tale of a unique friendship forged by two very different women from two very different worlds. Directed by Barrymore Award-winner Madi Distefano, Criminal Hearts starts on March 31, opens on April 2 and closes April 19.

Arizona Theatre Company's 2009 Season: SOMEBODY/NOBODY Begins 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2009

Somebody/Nobody will be performed in Tucson from March 7 -28, 2009 and in Phoenix from April 2 - 19, 2009. Sheena is a somebody who wants to be a nobody. Loli is a nobody desperate to be a somebody. In this hilarious world premiere comedy about Hollywood, fame and the TMZ, renowned playwright Jane Martin takes dead aim at our culture of celebrity. So you think you want to be famous? So did teen idol and ?shark-movie? star Sheena Keener, the darling of the press, the obsession of the paparazzi, and the goddess of the E! Channel. But now she can?t stand to be looked at anymore and her Godzilla of an agent is on the warpath. When Sheena ends up on the doorstep of na?ve newcomer Loli, a recent arrival from Flatt, Kansas, it?s a wild ride on the road to fame. Somebody/Nobody is a laugh-out-loud look at modern life and our unending quest for fifteen minutes of fame. Somebody/Nobody will be performed in Tucson from March 7 ? 28, 2009 and in Phoenix from April 2 - 19, 2009.

Arizona Theatre Company's 2009 Season: SOMEBODY/NOBODY Begins 3/7
by Reynard Loki - Jan 19, 2009

Somebody/Nobody will be performed in Tucson from March 7 -28, 2009 and in Phoenix from April 2 - 19, 2009. Sheena is a somebody who wants to be a nobody. Loli is a nobody desperate to be a somebody. In this hilarious world premiere comedy about Hollywood, fame and the TMZ, renowned playwright Jane Martin takes dead aim at our culture of celebrity. So you think you want to be famous? So did teen idol and ?shark-movie? star Sheena Keener, the darling of the press, the obsession of the paparazzi, and the goddess of the E! Channel. But now she can?t stand to be looked at anymore and her Godzilla of an agent is on the warpath. When Sheena ends up on the doorstep of na?ve newcomer Loli, a recent arrival from Flatt, Kansas, it?s a wild ride on the road to fame. Somebody/Nobody is a laugh-out-loud look at modern life and our unending quest for fifteen minutes of fame. Somebody/Nobody will be performed in Tucson from March 7 ? 28, 2009 and in Phoenix from April 2 - 19, 2009.

'A Day In Dig Night' Opens at Performance Space 122 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2008

After smash runs in Boston, Seattle, Edinburgh, and Prague, A Day In Dig Nation arrives at New York's avant-garde theatrical hotbed, Performance Space 122.

'A Day In Dig Night' Opens at Performance Space 122 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2008

After smash runs in Boston, Seattle, Edinburgh, and Prague, A Day In Dig Nation arrives at New York's avant-garde theatrical hotbed, Performance Space 122.

NCTF Holds Chairman's Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2008

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, April 14 at New York's Cipriani's Pegasus (30 Rockefeller Plaza).

South Coast Rep Announces Season Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2008

South Coast Repertory's Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF) will celebrate its 11th annual edition with a lineup composed of seven SCR-commissioned plays from an array of writers. Since its creation in 1998, PPF has grown into one of the most important festivals of new scripts in the United States. This year's Festival will take place during the May 2 through May 4 weekend with a workshop production, four staged readings and two fully-staged World Premieres on South Coast Repertory's two major stages. Tickets to PPF may be purchased online at www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or in person at the SCR box office.

South Coast Rep Playwrights Festival Announces Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2008

South Coast Repertory's Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF) will celebrate its 11th annual edition with a lineup composed of seven SCR-commissioned plays from an array of writers. Since its creation in 1998, PPF has grown into one of the most important festivals of new scripts in the United States. This year's Festival will take place during the May 2 through May 4 weekend with a workshop production, four staged readings and two fully-staged World Premieres on South Coast Repertory's two major stages. Tickets to PPF may be purchased online at www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or in person at the SCR box office.

SCR's David Emmes & Martin Benson Awarded Margo Jones Medal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2008

South Coast Repertory Artistic Directors David Emmes and Martin Benson have been named the recipients of the 2007-08 Margo Jones Medal. The prestigious award honors those who have demonstrated a significant impact, understanding and affirmation of the craft of playwriting, with a lifetime commitment to the encouragement of the living theater everywhere. The venerable duo has guided South Coast Repertory from a small touring company into one of the country's leading professional theaters, now approaching its 45th season and known world-wide for its development of new work for the stage. The Ohio State University Libraries and College of the Arts will present the award to Emmes and Benson on May 1 at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California, kicking off the theater's nationally-renowned Pacific Playwrights Festival.

Plays by Mee, Rebeck, Kron and More Featured in Humana Festival in KY, March 7-April 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2006

The 30th anniversary Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY, featuring the work of 16 emerging and established playwrights, is slated for March 7 - April 8

Seattle Review: Next Tuesday
by Ethan John Thompson - Mar 9, 2005

In Washington Ensemble Theatre's third show of the season, Steve Pearson and the ensemble have created an incredibly dramatic piece of theatre form an incredibly normal day of the week.

Southern Rep Theatre Launches BOUDIN: The New Orleans Music Project
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 1, 2001

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