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City Theatre Announces 50th Anniversary Season!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2024

Discover the exciting new plays in the 2024-2025 season at City Theatre, including the 50th anniversary celebration.

Christopher Durang to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2024 Dramatists Guild Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 29, 2024

Playwright Christopher Durang is the recipient of The Dramatists Guild's 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award. Learn more about Durang and about the award!

SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN Runs For One Night Only Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2024

United Solo will present “Somewhere in Between,” a compelling one-man show written and performed by Adam Thompson and directed by Gideon McCarty. This thought-provoking production delves into themes of hope, dreams, and the complexities of love, offering a poignant exploration of the struggles faced in pursuit of artistic aspirations.

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company to Present PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE SONG: Romance on Stage, Screen, and Beyond
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2024

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company will present “Punch-Drunk Love Song: Romance on Stage, Screen, and Beyond,” Saturday, March 9, at 8 p.m. Learn more about the event!

Reading of SANCTUARY CITY Comes to Boise Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2024

A reading of Sanctuary City by Martyna Majok will be performed at Boise Contemporary Theatre as part of the 5X5 Reading Series. The reading is set for March 11.

TOSOS Hosts Free LGBTQIA+ Play Reading Series Beginning This Week
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2024

New York City's oldest and longest producing LGBTQIA+ theater company TOSOS has announced The 2024 Chesley/Chambers Reading Series, celebrating queer voices as part of the company's 50th Anniversary Season.

Photos: First Look at THE MOONSHOT TAPE And A POSTER OF THE COSMOS at the Flea
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2024

Deep Flight Productions is presenting the limited Off Broadway engagement of Lanford Wilson’s THE MOONSHOT TAPE and A POSTER OF THE COSMOS. Get a first look at photos below.

Elliot Norton Winners Kiki Samko & Victor Shopov Star In Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS With Hub Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 20, 2024

Elliot Norton winners Kiki Samko & Victor Shopov star in Lanford Wilson's Burn This with Hub Theatre. The show will run Saturday, April 6, through Sunday, April 21, 2024, with performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and on Sundays at 2:00 pm at The Boston Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre.

Playwrights Foundation Announces Cohort And Finalists For Resident Playwrights Program
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2024

Playwrights Foundation announces cohort and finalists for Resident Playwrights Program, offering a two-year residency to Bay Area playwrights for artistic growth and career advancement. Meet the selected playwrights: Cat Brooks, Ruben Grijalva, Sloka Krishnan, and Leigh M. Marshall.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Welcomes New Writer in Residence and 2024 Writers Lab Cohort
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2024

Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced that Lisa Sanaye Dring has been awarded a 2024 Tow Foundation Playwright Residency. Ma-Yi has also announced the 2024 Ma-Yi Writers Lab cohort, which is the largest collective of AANHPI playwrights in the country.

SANCTUARY CITY By Martyna Majok Opens At Third Rail In March
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2024

Third Rail Repertory Theatre presents Sanctuary City by Martyna Majok and directed by Cristi Miles, running March 1 - March 17, 2024 at CoHo Theatre.

New Mexico Actors Lab Will Host its Third Annual Benefit in April
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2024

To inaugurate its 10th anniversary season, New Mexico Actors Lab has announced that Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross will return for a third benefit production, this time performing a staged reading of Lanford Wilson's endearing love story, Talley's Folly.

Tanya Berezin, Actress and Former Artistic Director of Circle Repertory Company, Has Passed Away
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 20, 2024

Tanya Berezin, actress and former Artistic Director of Circle Repertory Company has passed on November 29th at the age of 82 from lung cancer, according to the New York Times. She was at home of her daughter, Lila Thirkield, in San Francisco. 

New Dramatists Will Honor Michael Greif At Annual Spring Luncheon This May
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2024

New Dramatists will honor Michael Greif, the acclaimed director of this season's Days of Wine and Roses, The Notebook and Hell's Kitchen at its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14.

Lanford Wilson's THE MOONSHOT TAPE and A POSTER OF THE COSMOS Open Off-Broadway Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2024

A limited Off-Broadway engagement has been set for Lanford Wilson's THE MOONSHOT TAPE and A POSTER OF THE COSMOS, directed by Mark Cirnigliaro and starring Margaret Curry* and Geoff Stoner.

David Morse and His Wife Susan Wheeler Will Perform A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS in Valentine's Day Benefit For Quintessence Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2024

This Valentine’s Day, Quintessence Theatre is celebrating love in all of its messy glory with a performance starring award-winning television, film and stage actor David Morse* and his wife, Susan Wheeler.

Signature Theatre Presents Dominique Morisseau's SUNSET BABY, Directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, January 30- March 10
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2024

Signature Theatre presents Signature Premiere Resident, Tony Award nominee, and MacArthur Fellow Dominique Morisseau's Sunset Baby, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.

Interview: Andrea Gordon of MIRIAM AND ESTHER GO TO THE DIAMOND DISTRICT at Magic Theatre Excavates Her Own Family History to Create a Music-Filled Tale of Forgiveness
by Jim Munson - Jan 12, 2024

BroadwayWorld talks to director/playwright/producer Andrea Gordon about her new play 'Miriam and Esther Go to the Diamond District' running at San Francisco's Magic Theatre January 18-28. The play tells a story of 2 sisters (daughters of an opera singer & concert pianist) meeting to go through their mother's belongings 45 years after she's died.

DIVA ROYALE Extends at The Purple Rose Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2024

 The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) has announced the extension of their hit comedy, “Diva Royale” by Jeff Daniels. Learn more about the show here and find out how to get tickets!

EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR To Open Trustus Theatre's Side Door Series In 39th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2024

'Discover the upcoming performance of Exit, Pursued by a Bear at Trustus Theatre. Don't miss this captivating show by Lauren Gunderson from January 18th-27th!'

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