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Bio:
Mr. Lonergan's plays include This is Our Youth (Drama Desk Award nomination, Tony Award nomination); Lobby Hero (Drama Desk nomination, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, Olivier Award nomination); The Starry Messenger; Medieval Play; and Hold On to Me Darling. His first film as writer-director, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Mr. Lonergan's plays include This is Our Youth (Drama Desk Award nomination, Tony Award nomination); Lobby Hero (Drama Desk nomination, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, Olivier Award nomination); The Starry Messenger; Medieval Play; and Hold On to Me Darling. His first film as writer-director, ... (read complete bio)
Noah Galvin, James Lapine and More Collaborate In Return Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL  Photo Noah Galvin, James Lapine and More Collaborate In Return Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues made a triumphant return last night with their nineteenth all-new edition! A group of stage and screen's finest writers and actors came together (virtually, of course) to write, rehearse, perform and produce 14 original pieces in just 24 hours.

Noah Galvin, James Lapine, Patrick Wilson and More Join Latest Edition of THE 24 HOUR Photo Noah Galvin, James Lapine, Patrick Wilson and More Join Latest Edition of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues are back tonight with an all-new edition! A group of stage and screen's finest writers and actors will come together (virtually, of course) to write, rehearse, perform and produce 15 original pieces in just 24 hours.

Chattanooga Theatre Centre Announces Abbreviated Fall Season Photo Chattanooga Theatre Centre Announces Abbreviated Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is reinventing what the live theatre experience looks like as it moves forward with an abbreviated season of three live productionsa?"two that reflect social issues at the forefront of the national consciousnessa?"coming to its stage this fall.

VIDEO: Rainn Wilson Leads a Group of Teens Fighting Pandemics in UTOPIA Trailer Photo VIDEO: Rainn Wilson Leads a Group of Teens Fighting Pandemics in UTOPIA Trailer
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Could a graphic novel hold the key to ending a deadly pandemic? It might in the new trailer for UTOPIA on Amazon Prime.

AnnaSophia Robb, Hugh Dancy and More Appear in Latest Round Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIR Photo AnnaSophia Robb, Hugh Dancy and More Appear in Latest Round Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

An impressive cohort of stars took to the virtual stage last night for a new edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, available on IGTV @24hourplays, and on The 24 Hour Plays' Facebook and YouTube channels.

Eric Krebs Announces Closure of Off-Broadway's Playroom Theater in Times Square Photo Eric Krebs Announces Closure of Off-Broadway's Playroom Theater in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

Off-Broadway's 62-seat Playroom Theater, who's tagline is 'Caution, Artists at Work,' was forced to close on June 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

Katie Holmes, AnnaSophia Robb, Hugh Dancy and More Join Latest Round Of THE 24 HOUR P Photo Katie Holmes, AnnaSophia Robb, Hugh Dancy and More Join Latest Round Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

Tonight, The 24 Hour Plays brings together one of its brightest groups of stars yet for a new edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, available on IGTV @24hourplays, on The 24 Hour Plays' Facebook and YouTube channels.

LOBBY HERO By Kenneth Lonergan Streams At Stray Dog Theatre Photo LOBBY HERO By Kenneth Lonergan Streams At Stray Dog Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Stray Dog Theatre (SDT) will stream a?oeon demanda?? Lobby Hero through most web browsers between 12:01 a.m. on July 27 and 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020. Participation is limited to the first 750 reservations, and will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note: While you have the freedom to use your reservation at any point during the dates listed above, you will only have 72- hours to finish viewing the production once you begin streaming. 

1st Stage Announces Season Updates and Programming Additions Photo 1st Stage Announces Season Updates and Programming Additions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

Keeping in mind the health and safety of their staff, performers, and patrons, 1st Stage has decided to begin its next season in February of 2021. Join 1st Stage in February, April, and May for three fantastic full-length productions, and in July 2021 for the return of the groundbreaking Logan Festival of Solo Performance.

Kenneth Lonergan, Saycon Sengbloh, Jon Rua, and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MO Photo Kenneth Lonergan, Saycon Sengbloh, Jon Rua, and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020

A star-studded new edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues in support of Release Aging People In Prison (RAPP) streams tonight.

 BELLY OF THE BEAST Director, Erika Cohn, Talks Eugenics & The Sterilization of Women Photo BELLY OF THE BEAST Director, Erika Cohn, Talks Eugenics & The Sterilization of Women Prisoners on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2020

Emmy Award-winning director/producer, Erika Cohn, joins Tom Needham for a shocking conversation about BELLY OF THE BEAST, a film about the mass sterilization of women of color in California's prison system on this Thursday's SOUNDS OF FILM.

Erika Cohn Talks Eugenics & The Sterilization Of Women Prisoners On Tom Needham's SOU Photo Erika Cohn Talks Eugenics & The Sterilization Of Women Prisoners On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

Emmy Award-winning director/producer, Erika Cohn, joins Tom Needham for a shocking conversation about BELLY OF THE BEAST, a film about the mass sterilization of women of color in California's prison system on Thursday's SOUNDS OF FILM.

Actor's Express Presents First Virtual Play Reading Festival Photo Actor's Express Presents First Virtual Play Reading Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

Actor's Express presents the first Virtual Threshold New Play Festival, a festival of new play readings May 24, May 31, and June 7, 2020. 

Music Legend Elliott Murphy, Dr. Larry Brilliant & Director Alana DeJoseph Are Up Nex Photo Music Legend Elliott Murphy, Dr. Larry Brilliant & Director Alana DeJoseph Are Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

Alana DeJoseph, the director of 'A Towering Task,' Elliott Murphy, the star of 'Broken Poet,' and Dr. Larry Brilliant are Tom Needham's special guests on this Thursday's SOUNDS OF FILM.

Provincetown Theater Debuts Virtual OUR TOWNIE VARIETY SHOW Featuring Tom Hewitt, Dix Photo Provincetown Theater Debuts Virtual OUR TOWNIE VARIETY SHOW Featuring Tom Hewitt, Dixie Longate and More
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

In the quest to continue creating new virtual entertainment programming, on Sunday, May 24 at 7pm, the Provincetown Theater will debut its online production of Our Townie Variety Show, via the thesater's streaming feature on provincetowntheater.org.

Second Stage Theater Artistic Director Carole Rothman Elected To The American Academy Photo Second Stage Theater Artistic Director Carole Rothman Elected To The American Academy Of Arts & Sciences
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

Carole Rothman, Artistic Director and President of Second Stage Theater, has been elected to the 2020 class of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Second Stage Theater was founded by Rothman in 1979 and operates three New York City venues, exclusively dedicated to producing living American playwrights.

Adam Chanler-Berat and Tavi Gevinson Take Part in Classic Stage Company's CLASSIC CON Photo Adam Chanler-Berat and Tavi Gevinson Take Part in Classic Stage Company's CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

Classic Stage Company continues the new, free online version of its signature series Classic Conversations, hosted by John Doyle, with Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher, Next to Normal) and Tavi Gevinson (The Crucible, This Is Our Youth) this Thursday, April 30, and next Thursday, May 7, respectively. The actors are the latest in a lineup of participants from CSC's postponed production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, which the institution plans to present when it is safe to reconvene at the theater.

Howard Bloom Talks Joan Jett, Billy Joel, RUN DMC & Michael Jackson On Tom Needham's  Photo Howard Bloom Talks Joan Jett, Billy Joel, RUN DMC & Michael Jackson On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

Howard Bloom, the author of EINSTEIN, MICHAEL JACKSON & ME, and David Piepenbring, Prince's co-author of PRINCE: THE BEAUTIFUL ONES, are Tom Needham's special guests this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.

1st Stage Announces Updates To 2019-2020 Season And Reveals New 2020-2021 Season Photo 1st Stage Announces Updates To 2019-2020 Season And Reveals New 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

1st Stage will remain closed in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines until it is safe to welcome audiences back to the theatre. Programming changes have been necessitated by this prolonged closure.

L.A. Theatre Works to Offer Free Audio Theater Photo L.A. Theatre Works to Offer Free Audio Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020

The theaters may be closed, but the show goes on at L.A. Theatre Works. The world's leading producer of audio theater, LATW offers audiences around the globe free access to state-of-the-art recordings of both contemporary and classic plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen.

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