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Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Woodard and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has announced its return to live, in-person theatre with several exciting upcoming projects. This summer, the Playhouse will offer two on-site events: the Without Walls (WOW) production of A Thousand Ways (Part 2): An Encounter, by 600 Highwaymen, and the 2021 DNA New Works Series.

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harm Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon and More as Artists-in-Residence
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced its 2020 Artists-in-Residence: Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon, Michael R. Jackson, Sylvia Khoury, Martyna Majok and Tyne Rafaeli.

Live Theatre Returns To Sydney With THE CREDEAUX CANVAS Photo Live Theatre Returns To Sydney With THE CREDEAUX CANVAS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020

Lambert House Enterprises will present a season of Keith Bunin's hit play THE CREDEAUX CANVAS at El Rocco Café and Theatre, Kings Cross from Thursday July 23rd

Steinberg Playwriting Award Has Named its Six Finalists Photo Steinberg Playwriting Award Has Named its Six Finalists
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2020

The American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) has selected six finalists for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg / American Theatre Critics Association 2020 New Play Award, recognizing playwrights for the best scripts that premiered professionally outside New York City during 2019.

Ojai Playwrights Conference Comes To L.A. With Benefit Celebration IMAGINING AMERICA Photo Ojai Playwrights Conference Comes To L.A. With Benefit Celebration IMAGINING AMERICA
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 9, 2020

The Ojai Playwrights Conference is coming to Los Angeles for the first time with a benefit celebration, a?oeImagining America,a?? to take place on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. 

Open Window Theatre Launches 2020 Redemption Season  Photo Open Window Theatre Launches 2020 Redemption Season 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 23, 2020

After a 3-year hiatus, Open Window Theatre is launching its 2020 Season in a brand new space with U.S. and regional premieres and a monthly cultural series. It is rare for a theatre to shut down and then return with a larger space, an expanded staff, and more ambitious artistic programming, but Open Window Theatre's loyal audience raised $250,000 to re-launch, leasing a 9,600-square-foot space (30% larger than its previous home) and building a brand-new 170-seat black box theatre in the Salem Square Center. Open Window also hired its first full-time managing director, Cole Matson, Ph.D., and brought its box office manager back on board. a?oeThe journey has been painful but purifying,a?? says founder and Executive-Artistic Director, Jeremy Stanbary. 

Open Window Theatre Launches 2020 Redemption Season Photo Open Window Theatre Launches 2020 Redemption Season
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020

After a 3-year hiatus, Open Window Theatre is launching its 2020 Season in a brand-new space with U.S. and regional premieres and a monthly cultural series. It is rare for a theatre to shut down and then return with a larger space, an expanded staff, and more ambitious artistic programming, but Open Window Theatre's loyal audience raised $250,000 to re-launch, leasing a 9,600-square-foot space (30% larger than its previous home) and building a brand-new 170-seat black box theatre in the Salem Square Center. Open Window also hired its first full-time managing director, Cole Matson, Ph.D., and brought its box office manager back on board. 'The journey has been painful but purifying,' says founder and Executive-Artistic Director, Jeremy Stanbary.

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Announced Nominations For 2019 Craig Noel Awards For Photo San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Announced Nominations For 2019 Craig Noel Awards For Theatrical Excellence
by Stephi Wild - Jan 1, 2020

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for its 2019 Craig Noel Awards. Now in its 18th year, the Craig Noel Awards honor the achievements at professional theaters in San Diego County.

A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons Photo A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 4, 2019

Friends, colleagues, and students of the highly regarded and much loved actor, teacher, writer, and director E. Katherine Kerr will gather on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 6:00 P.M. at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater to celebrate her life.

BWW Review: Get A Ticket To Ride THE COAST STARLIGHT At La Jolla Playhouse Photo BWW Review: Get A Ticket To Ride THE COAST STARLIGHT At La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 29, 2019

Ever sat on a plane, or a train, or even in a theatre seat and wondered about the lives, choices, and stories of the strangers around you?  H THE COAST STARLIGHT by Keith Bunin is making its world-premiere at The La Jolla Playhouse through September 15th and explores what is left unsaid.

Cast Set For WAKE UP! COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE At Ojai Playwrights Conference Photo Cast Set For WAKE UP! COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE At Ojai Playwrights Conference
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 25, 2019

The Ojai Playwrights Conference is announcing the cast for a?oeWAKE UP! Combating Climate Change,a?? one of two special Intersection Events being presented as part of the 2019 New Works Festival of new play readings and special performance events (August 4--11).

BWW Review: Imaginations Soar in Pipeline-Collective's Staging of Keith Bunin's THE W Photo BWW Review: Imaginations Soar in Pipeline-Collective's Staging of Keith Bunin's THE WORLD OVER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 23, 2019

Once upon a time, there was a country that only existed for one brief day and there was a man named Adam, who was determined to return to his long-lost homeland who held the key to its ephemeral history. Adam's tale a?" filled with adventure and intrigue, with larger than life-sized characters and one epic quest after another a?" provides the basis for Keith Bunin's imaginative fantasy that deftly blends comedy and drama in The World Over, now onstage through July 27 in a fanciful production (the company's ninth) from Pipeline-Collective.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE COAST STARL Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE COAST STARLIGHT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Coast Starlight, by Keith Bunin (Playhouse's Without Walls production of Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir), directed by Tyne Rafaeli (Off-Broadway's Usual Girls). Commissioned by the Playhouse, The Coast Starlight runs August 20 - September 15 (press opening: Sunday, August 25 at 7:00pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.

New York Stage & Film Announces Mentors And Artists For 2019/20 Filmmakers' Workshop Photo New York Stage & Film Announces Mentors And Artists For 2019/20 Filmmakers' Workshop
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 9, 2019

New York Stage and Film has announced the mentors and artists for its 201920 Filmmakers' Workshop. Mentors include Luis Castro (The Pop Culture Collaborative), writerproducer Bash Doran ("Traitors," "Boardwalk Empire"),  Jessica Goldberg ("The Path", "Parenthood"), William Goldberg (Abominable, Infinitely Polar Bear),  Rajiv Joseph (Draft Day, "Nurse Jackie"), Toni Kalem (A Slipping Down Life), Max Mayer (Adam, As Cool As I Am), Shelby Stone ("The Chi", Bessie), and Amy Robinson (After Hours, Julie & Julia).

Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce First Round Of 2019 Recipients Photo Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce First Round Of 2019 Recipients
by Julie Musbach - Jun 19, 2019

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, announces the recipients of the first round of the 2019 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $509,000, allow 13 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, hoping to extend the life of the world premiere play after its first run.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Projects For 2019 DNA New Work Series Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Projects For 2019 DNA New Work Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 17, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to bring back for a seventh year its acclaimed play development initiative, the DNA New Work Series, a weekend of readings of new works, taking place May 2 - 5, 2019 in the Playhouse's Rao and Padma Makeneni Play Development Center (PDC) and Seuss 1 rehearsal spaces.

George Clooney Signs First-Look Deal With MGM Photo George Clooney Signs First-Look Deal With MGM
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 10, 2019

George Clooney has signed a film production deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

New York Stage And Film Announces Filmmakers' Workshop Winter Session Photo New York Stage And Film Announces Filmmakers' Workshop Winter Session
by Julie Musbach - Feb 25, 2019

New York Stage and Film announced today that the participants from the fourth season of the Filmmakers' Workshop will gather in New York City February 27th through March 1st for their Winter Session.

La Jolla Playhouse Rounds Out Season with Rajiv Joseph's New Musical FLY and Premiere Photo La Jolla Playhouse Rounds Out Season with Rajiv Joseph's New Musical FLY and Premiere of THE COAST STARLIGHT
by Julie Musbach - Jan 23, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the final two productions for its 2019/2020 season, including the world premiere of the Playhouse-commissioned The Coast Starlight, by Keith Bunin (Playhouse's Without Walls production of Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir), directed by Tyne Rafaeli (Off-Broadway's Usual Girls). Developed during the Playhouse's 2018 DNA New Work Series, The Coast Starlight will run August 20 - September 15 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.

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