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Theatre Memphis Online Discussion Group Centers on Diversity Photo Theatre Memphis Online Discussion Group Centers on Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Read to Relate: A Theatre Memphis Interactive Play Discussion Group is an online reading and discussion group that will read works by American playwrights of color and/or who are differently abled.

Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season Photo Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Forda??s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced updates to the Forda??s Theatre 2020-2021 season, following a revaluation amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.

44th Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2021 Open Play Applications Photo 44th Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2021 Open Play Applications
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

The 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) runs July 17-25, 2021 with playwrights invited to apply in September through October 16th, 2020. Following a flourishingly successful online Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2020 that gathered audiences and artists from all over the world, Playwrights Foundation applications are now open for the 2021 Festival.

Theatre and Dance at Wayne Reinvents 2020-2021 Season for the Digital World Photo Theatre and Dance at Wayne Reinvents 2020-2021 Season for the Digital World
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

Theatre and Dance at Wayne, the producing entity of the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University, has announced its revised 2020-2021 season with three signature series, each delivered digitally to audiences around the globe.

Steve H. Broadnax III Joins People's Light As Resident Director Photo Steve H. Broadnax III Joins People's Light As Resident Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

Steve H. Broadnax III joins the artistic leadership of People's Light as Resident Director.

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Out on Gold-Colored Vinyl Toda Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Out on Gold-Colored Vinyl Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT and GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS have announced that Tina - The Tina Turner Musical: Original Cast Recording is being released as a special gold-colored vinyl edition today, Friday, September 4.

DEEP DIVE Virtual Panel Series Shines a Light on the New Hit STARZ Show and More Photo DEEP DIVE Virtual Panel Series Shines a Light on the New Hit STARZ Show and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Local 600/ICG Magazine's Deep Dive series continues with an innovative group of filmmakers intent on (quite literally) changing the face of television. STARZ Network's P-Valley, shot by Local 600 Directors of Photography Nancy Schreiber, ASC, and Richard Vialet, shines a light on characters rarely seen in episodic TV – Black female pole dancers in the Mississippi Delta. The virtual session will take place August 31 from 11 am to 12:30 pm (PDT). https://bit.ly/3aNA0Sk

Arena Stage Announces Playwrights' Arena for the 2020/21 Season Photo Arena Stage Announces Playwrights' Arena for the 2020/21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced that the 2020/21 Season of Playwrightsa?? Arena will be in partnership with Georgetown and Howard Universities. Originally launched in 2013, Playwrightsa?? Arena has empowered local professional playwrights to fully examine their artistic and dramaturgical practice.

Travis LeMont Ballenger Joins MJ THE MUSICAL Production Company, Lia Vollack Producti Photo Travis LeMont Ballenger Joins MJ THE MUSICAL Production Company, Lia Vollack Productions, as Producer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

Lia Vollack Productions has announced the hiring of Travis LeMont Ballenger, who will serve as Producer. Most recently, Mr. Ballenger held the position of Associate Artistic Director at The Globe Theater in San Diego, California.

P-VALLEY Renewed for Season 2 at Starz Photo P-VALLEY Renewed for Season 2 at Starz
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

After only three episodes airing, P-Valley, which currently has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, has been renewed for a second season at Starz. Season two will feature 10 episodes.

Steve H. Broadnax III's Short Film 2020 VISION Among Series Of People's Light Digital Photo Steve H. Broadnax III's Short Film 2020 VISION Among Series Of People's Light Digital Commissions By Black Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

People's Light has commissioned a series of digital projects in solidarity with those protesting systemic racism, anti-Black violence, and nationwide inaction regarding police brutality.

Penn State Centre Stage Virtual and People's Light Present 20/20 VISION Photo Penn State Centre Stage Virtual and People's Light Present 20/20 VISION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

Penn State Centre Stage Virtual has announced its co-production with People's Light of a new play by Steve H. Broadnax III, '20/20 Vision.' The new work is commissioned by People's Light and stars M.F.A. Acting alumnus Eric B. Robinson Jr.

VIDEO: Tina Turner Collaborates With Kygo on Remix of 'What's Love Got To Do With It' Photo VIDEO: Tina Turner Collaborates With Kygo on Remix of 'What's Love Got To Do With It'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

Tina Turner has collaborated with Kygo on a remixed version of 'What's Love Got To Do With It'!

Experience Six Pack Theatre 2021 Photo Experience Six Pack Theatre 2021
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

It's been 20 years of local Six Pack theatre and audiences continue to love the choice of a variety of plays for an amazingly low price. This season sees the re-teaming of Northern Light Theatre, Shadow Theatre, Teatro La Quindicina, Walterdale Theatre, Workshop West Playwright's Theatre and a soon-to-be-confirmed sixth company.

Review Roundup: What Do Critics Think of P-VALLEY on STARZ, Based on Katori Hall's Pl Photo Review Roundup: What Do Critics Think of P-VALLEY on STARZ, Based on Katori Hall's Play?
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

STARZ is set to premiere P-Valley, the new series based on creator Katori Hall's (The Mountaintop, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) play Pussy Valley.

VIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo Photo VIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, will present the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.

L.A. Theatre Works Streams Six Titles By Black Playwrights For Free Photo L.A. Theatre Works Streams Six Titles By Black Playwrights For Free
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

L.A. Theatre Works, the world's leading producer of audio theater, has chosen six titles by Black playwrights from its extensive collection of work to stream free on its website.

Caitlin Kinnunen, Daisy Eagan, Jeremy O. Harris and More Will Podcast for Pride This  Photo Caitlin Kinnunen, Daisy Eagan, Jeremy O. Harris and More Will Podcast for Pride This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

The Broadway Podcast network will celebrate Pride month with a special section of the website highlighting a variety of programming to mark the occasion.

Last Chance to Watch Katori Hall's THE MOUNTAINTOP Starring Gbolahan Obisesan and Ron Photo Last Chance to Watch Katori Hall's THE MOUNTAINTOP Starring Gbolahan Obisesan and Ronká�� Adékoluá��jo
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

Today is the last day to watch a special digital reading of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, featuring actors Gbolahan Obisesan and Ronka?? Adékolua??jo.

TINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2 Photo TINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2020 Antonyo Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, has announced the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.

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