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Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Since 2001, MTC has awarded a total of 100 commissions through the Sloan Foundation Program. Learn more about this year's commissions here!

Ars Nova Announces Programming & Expanded Residencies for 2020-2021 Photo Ars Nova Announces Programming & Expanded Residencies for 2020-2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Ars Nova has announced details for its upcoming 2020-2021 season. Ars Nova is committed to artistic and operational activities that build an anti-racist foundation and create a platform for diverse, adventurous artists.

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Frank Young Fund for New Mu Photo National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Frank Young Fund for New Musicals Grant Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 13, 2020

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced 12 awards granted from their Frank Young Fund for New Musicals. The Frank Young Fund for New Musicals (FYFNM) is a major funding program to support NAMT member not-for-profit theatres in their collaborations with writers to create, develop and produce new musicals.

DPS On Air Features DPS Playwright Jeffrey Hatcher Photo DPS On Air Features DPS Playwright Jeffrey Hatcher
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 27, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features DPS playwright Jeffrey Hatcher (a?oeCompleat Female Stage Beautya??) reading from his play a?oeMurderersa??.

VIDEO: DPS ON AIR Features DPS Playwright Melinda Lopez Photo VIDEO: DPS ON AIR Features DPS Playwright Melinda Lopez
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, 'DPS On Air,' featured DPS playwright and performer Melinda Lopez ('Sonia Flew', 'Fever Pitch') reading from her one woman play 'Mala'.

DPS On Air This Week Features Tracy Thorne Photo DPS On Air This Week Features Tracy Thorne
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 29, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features actor and playwright Tracy Thorne (a?oeWe are Herea??) performing a new short play called a?oeEnd of Days: The Minor Considerations Lista?? which is also available to license for livestreaming productions from Dramatists Play Service.

VIDEO: Ethan Hawke, Debra Messing, John Turturro and More Join DPS ON AIR Monologue R Photo VIDEO: Ethan Hawke, Debra Messing, John Turturro and More Join DPS ON AIR Monologue Reading Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features readings by Ethan Hawke, Debra Messing, John Turturro, Daphne Rubin-Vega and more.

VIDEO: Anna Baryshnikov and Teddy Bergman Read From THE NEW SINCERITY For DPS On Air Photo VIDEO: Anna Baryshnikov and Teddy Bergman Read From THE NEW SINCERITY For DPS On Air
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features Anna Baryshnikov (a?oeDickinsona??) and a??KPOPa?? director Teddy Bergman reading from a?oeThe New Sinceritya?? by Alena Smith (creator of hit Apple TV+ series a?oeDickinsona??).

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

Maulik Pancholy and the Original Cast of THE AWAKE to be Featured on DPS ON AIR Photo Maulik Pancholy and the Original Cast of THE AWAKE to be Featured on DPS ON AIR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, 'DPS On Air,' features Maulik Pancholy, Andy Phelan, and Lori Prince - the original cast of the 59E59 production of Ken Urban's play 'The Awake'­- performing monologues from the play.

VIDEO: Playwright Lauren Gunderson Reads from 'The Book of Will' for DPS ON AIR Photo VIDEO: Playwright Lauren Gunderson Reads from 'The Book of Will' for DPS ON AIR
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 4, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features the most-produced playwright in America, Lauren Gunderson (a?oeSilent Skya??) reading from her play about William Shakespeare's legacy, a?oeThe Book of Will.a??

EMOJILAND, SING STREET, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Nominated for Off Broadway Al Photo EMOJILAND, SING STREET, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

Michael Musto, joined the Off Broadway Alliance's Nominating Committee this morning and announced this season's Off Broadway Alliance Award nominees.

VIDEO: DPS ON AIR Features Diane Davis And Donald Margulies Honoring Actor Mark Blum Photo VIDEO: DPS ON AIR Features Diane Davis And Donald Margulies Honoring Actor Mark Blum
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 27, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features Diane Davis (a?oeHarry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Twoa??) reading the last monologue from a?oeThe Model Apartmenta?? by DPS playwright Donald Margulies (2000 Pulitzer winner for a?oeDinner with Friendsa??).

This Week's DPS ON AIR Features John Patrick Shanley, Crystal Skillman, And Sam Silbi Photo This Week's DPS ON AIR Features John Patrick Shanley, Crystal Skillman, And Sam Silbiger
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 13, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features readings by DPS playwrights John Patrick Shanley (Tony Award- and Pulitzer-winner for a?oeDoubt,a?? and Best Original Screenplay Oscar-winner for a?oeMoonstrucka??) reading a new monologue a?oeUnknown Caller,a?? Sam Silbiger (a?oeSix Years Olda??), and a performance by Megan Hill from the original production of Crystal Skillman's play a?oeOpen.a?? The channel is meant to provide a stage for DPS playwrights, enrichment for audiences, and serve as a spotlight for the theater community.

Michael John LaChiusa, Kate Scelsa and More to Be Featured on This Week's DPS ON AIR Photo Michael John LaChiusa, Kate Scelsa and More to Be Featured on This Week's DPS ON AIR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2020

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, 'DPS On Air,' features readings by DPS playwrights Michael John LaChiusa ('Hello Again,' 'The Wild Party,' 'See What I Wanna See') performing the song 'Dance While You Can' from his new musical 'The Gardens of Anuncia,' Kate Scelsa ('Everyone's Fine with Virginia Woolf') and more

Dramatists Play Service Launches DPS ON AIR With John Cameron Mitchell and More! Photo Dramatists Play Service Launches DPS ON AIR With John Cameron Mitchell and More!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 30, 2020

Dramatists Play Service announced today the launch of its social media channel, 'DPS On Air,' a Playwrights in Performance channel on IGTV and YouTube in response to COVID-19 theater closures.

2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced Photo 2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 15, 2020

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.

Pipeline Theatre Company Announces PLAYSPACE Program Photo Pipeline Theatre Company Announces PLAYSPACE Program
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2019

Pipeline Theatre Company (Natalie Gershtein, Producing Artistic Director) has announced a brand new artistic development program called PlaySpace.

TampaRep to Present DINNER WITH FRIENDS Photo TampaRep to Present DINNER WITH FRIENDS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 19, 2019

Tampa Repertory Theatre will inaugurate its ninth season with the Pulitzer-winning comedy-drama Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies.

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).

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