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BWW Interview: Southern Californian Peter Richards Makes It Personal in Directing WAL Photo BWW Interview: Southern Californian Peter Richards Makes It Personal in Directing WALT DISNEY
by Gil Kaan - Mar 20, 2022

West Coast premiere of Lucas Hnath’s A Public Reading of An Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney opens March 26, 2022 at the Odyssey Theatre. Peter Richards directs the cast of Kevin Ashworth, Brittney Bertier, Thomas Piper and Cory Washington. Peter allowed me to probe into the interworking of A Public Read…, as well as his acting/directing career trajectory.

A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY Gets West Photo A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY Gets West Coast Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2022

Working Barn Productions presents the West Coast premiere of what The New York Times calls ‚Äúa blackly comic inversion of the public Disney persona‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒ the ambitiously titled A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney by Lucas Hnath (Broadway's A Doll's House, Part 2; Hillary and Clinton; Dana H).

Ars Nova Announces 17 New Artist Residencies and Commissions Photo Ars Nova Announces 17 New Artist Residencies and Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022

 Ars Nova has announced 17 new artists and groups selected in 2022 for residencies and commissions at Ars Nova. The Company’s dynamic slate of artist residencies and commissions supports outside-the-box thinking and encourages innovative, genre-bending work.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 13, 2021

Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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.

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