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Bio:
Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. Full-length titles include The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Welcome to Arroyo's, The Upstairs Concierge, and The Unfortunates. Awards: 2011 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award; finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. Full-length titles include The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Welcome to Arroyo's, The Upstairs Concierge, and The Unfortunates. Awards: 2011 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award; finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer ... (read complete bio)
THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Flaco Navaja, Joel Marsh Garland, Na Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Flaco Navaja, Joel Marsh Garland, Natalie Walker & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will return on Tuesday, September 14th, with an all new series of unforgettable performances. Sixteen actors have been paired with writers who have crafted unique pieces especially for them. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

ZACH Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season Photo ZACH Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Three productions include the ZACH360 experience, ZACH's new artistic initiative to create dynamic theatre experiences that are immersive, revelatory, and fun. Actors engage the audience in the storytelling, as ZACH takes a fresh approach to familiar work.

Boise Contemporary Theater Announces Selections for the Inaugural BIPOC Playwright's  Photo Boise Contemporary Theater Announces Selections for the Inaugural BIPOC Playwright's Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021

Boise Contemporary Theater, the only professional theater in the state of Idaho that focuses entirely on new and contemporary plays, is thrilled to announce the selections for its inaugural BIPOC Playwrights Festival, made possible by the Idaho Women's Charitable Foundation and the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation. The festival will take place August 2-14th at the Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Announces Line-Up for Nationals 2021 Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Announces Line-Up for Nationals 2021
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 17, 2021

Today, The 24 Hour Plays, creators of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, The 24 Hour Musicals and the Viral Monologues, announced this year’s company for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals, which will be held as a virtual program.

SHIPWRECKED! to Open at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Photo SHIPWRECKED! to Open at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater will present Shipwrecked! An Entertainment‚ÄĒThe Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself) by Donald Margulies, directed by Daisy Walker and starring Rodney Witherspoon II, Jackie Davis, and Jackson Goldberg. Performances are June 30 ‚Äď July 25 at 7:00 p.m.

BWW Previews: LONG STORY SHORT, a Free, World-Premiere Virtual Monologue Series From  Photo BWW Previews: LONG STORY SHORT, a Free, World-Premiere Virtual Monologue Series From The Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Jun 8, 2021

‚ÄúI was looking for something that was less hard on one performer, but also wanted to spread the wealth and hire as many artists as we could for the final Warehouse In Your House production.‚ÄĚ

New All-Digital Theatre Licensing Company UPROAR THEATRICS Announced Photo New All-Digital Theatre Licensing Company UPROAR THEATRICS Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021

Uproar Theatrics, a new digital theatrical licensing company, has been created to transform how regional, school, stock, and amateur groups license plays and musicals.  Uproar Theatrics is expanding the theatrical pipeline to bring thrilling, fresh theatre to creators and audiences across America.

Nationally Renowned Writers Fuel Short Play Series At Warehouse Virtual Series Showca Photo Nationally Renowned Writers Fuel Short Play Series At Warehouse Virtual Series Showcases
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2021

The Warehouse Theatre, a regional professional theatre based in the Upstate  of South Carolina is presenting LONG STORY SHORT, a short play series showcasing the  talents of nationally lauded writers and featuring some of the region's most recognizable theatre  artists. 

VIDEO: Travis Turner Talks Chicago Theatre & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT Photo VIDEO: Travis Turner Talks Chicago Theatre & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2021

Today's episode features one of Adrienne's closest friends, Travis Turner, sits down to chat about theatre in Chicago, studying at Northwestern, his agent offer stories and life as an actor in North America's second largest theater market, Chicago!

Playwrights' Center Works Towards A More Equitable Theater Field Through Expansion Of Photo Playwrights' Center Works Towards A More Equitable Theater Field Through Expansion Of Fellowships
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

While the theater field remains uncertain yet cautiously optimistic that 2021 will see a return to in-person performances, there is no uncertainty around the systemic inequalities that have been exposed and amplified during the pandemic. Pre-pandemic 'business as usual' will not be enough when theaters open their doors again.

Amanda Green Announced as First Woman Council President of The Dramatists Guild of Am Photo Amanda Green Announced as First Woman Council President of The Dramatists Guild of America
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced that Amanda Green has been elected to be their incoming Council President succeeding outgoing President Doug Wright. She will be the first woman president in the Guild’s 100-year history.

American Music Theatre Project Announces Final Productions in 15th Anniversary Season Photo American Music Theatre Project Announces Final Productions in 15th Anniversary Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021

American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University announces the remainder of the 2020-2021 season. The 15th anniversary season concludes with the development of three new music theatre works and the first Capstone Festival featuring works created by senior music theatre students at Northwestern's School of Communication.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Announces a Special Developing Artists Edition Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Announces a Special Developing Artists Edition
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays has announced a special edition round of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, featuring brand-new monologues written, rehearsed and recorded in 24 hours by Developing Artist teens and stars of stage and screen.   Beginning at 6:00 PM on Sunday, March 28th, one monologue will be released every 15 minutes on Instagram, Facebook and Youtube.

THE PRISONER to be Presented as Part of Queens Theatre's Season Of New American Voice Photo THE PRISONER to be Presented as Part of Queens Theatre's Season Of New American Voices
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021

New American Voices, Queens Theatre's new play development program, is continuing to present its 2021 Spring Reading Series consisting of three new virtual productions showcasing writers who represent the rich cultural diversity of the evolving populations of Queens.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2021 Applications Today Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2021 Applications Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2021

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that the 10th annual application for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals will be available starting March 24, 2021 and will run through April 11, 2021. The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals will take place virtually (for the second year in a row) and applicants from everywhere are engaged to apply. 

Brave New World Rep Presents GO DOWN MOSES Photo Brave New World Rep Presents GO DOWN MOSES
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2021

Wrapping up its fourth annual new play reading series Brave New Works 2021: Zoom, Brooklyn’s Brave New World Repertory Theatre announces its third and last offering, Go Down Moses by Dana Leslie Goldstein, set for March 28 at 7pm.

THE MONSTER, ORATIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX Win Richa Photo THE MONSTER, ORATIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX Win Richard Rodgers Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021

The winners of the 2021 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The winners are: The Monster by Chelsea Marcantel, Michael Mahler, and Alan Schmuckler, Oratorio for Living Things by Heather Christian, and TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix by EllaRose Chary and Brandon James Gwinn.

THE MONSTER, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS and TL;DR Win 2021 Richard Rodgers Awards Photo THE MONSTER, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS and TL;DR Win 2021 Richard Rodgers Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 2, 2021

The winners of the 2021 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Each musical received a Studio Production Award.

John Clinton Eisner Retires As Founding Artistic Director Of The Lark Photo John Clinton Eisner Retires As Founding Artistic Director Of The Lark
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2021

The Lark, an international play development laboratory dedicated to amplifying the voices of playwrights, announces that founder John Clinton Eisner is retiring after 27 years as Artistic Director, with the intent to hand over leadership to a new generation of theatrical talents.

Queens Theatre Launches Season Of New American Voices Photo Queens Theatre Launches Season Of New American Voices
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021

New American Voices (NAV), Queens Theatre's new play development program, will present its 2021 Spring Reading Series consisting of three new virtual productions showcasing writers who represent the rich cultural diversity of the evolving populations of Queens.

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