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Olney Theatre Center Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Olney Theatre Center Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021

In addition to its six-play membership season, the Montgomery County institution returns with an equally busy schedule of concerts, special productions, presentations, and even more curated programming to build off of the success of its summer series: Olney Outdoors.

Syracuse Stage Expands Artistic Leadership Team Photo Syracuse Stage Expands Artistic Leadership Team
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2021

Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp today announced an expansion of the senior artistic staff. As of September 1, veteran New York based director Melissa Crespo becomes the theater's associate artistic director. Kyle Bass, who currently holds that position, will transition to a new role as the theater's first resident playwright and will remain a member of the theater's senior artistic staff.

Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley, LaChanze & More to Take Part in Americans For The Arts'  Photo Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley, LaChanze & More to Take Part in Americans For The Arts' 2021 Annual Convention
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021

Americans for the Arts will host its virtual Annual Convention June 8-11, 2021. Through 24 sessions, over 800 participants will gather to better understand how the nonprofit arts field can build an equitable arts, culture, and creative economy together as we reemerge and rebuild from the pandemic.

Ali Stroker, Mykal Kilgore & More to Take Part in Playwrights Horizons 50th Anniversa Photo Ali Stroker, Mykal Kilgore & More to Take Part in Playwrights Horizons 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

Playwrights Horizons will present a 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala, June 23 at 8pm. This virtual event honors the organization’s storied past and fundraises for the vast potential of what’s to come.

Obie Winner Renata Hinrichs Returns to the Stage With Live RANDOM ACTS Photo Obie Winner Renata Hinrichs Returns to the Stage With Live RANDOM ACTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021

Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre will host RANDOM ACTS, a solo play written and performed by Obie Award winner Renata Hinrichs. Directed by Jessi D. Hill, performances begin May 23 at the cell. Performances will be presented open air for a strictly limited audience.

Pear Theatre Announces 20th Season! Photo Pear Theatre Announces 20th Season!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 20, 2021

After one of the most difficult years for live theatre, Pear Theatre is proud to announces its 20th anniversary season: 20 PearFect Years, Now 20 More. This exciting and ambitious lineup pairs new shows with shows that the Pear has done in the past, with many of the production slots performing in repertory (“Pear Pairings”). 

Playwrights Horizons Announces New Slate of Free Public Master Classes Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces New Slate of Free Public Master Classes
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

Playwrights Horizons (Adam Greenfield, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a new lineup of Master Classes featuring writers and artists behind celebrated productions at Playwrights and beyond.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, March 25- with Ashley Spencer, Brian Stokes Mitchell Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, March 25- with Ashley Spencer, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 25, 2021

Today (March 25) in live streaming: the premiere of Electric Island, AAPI Broadway unites on Stars in the House, Ashley Spencer visits Backstage Live, and more!

Outdoor and Online Programming Expands Goodman Audiences by 150,000+ Photo Outdoor and Online Programming Expands Goodman Audiences by 150,000+
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021

Over the past year, more than 150,000 people consumed Goodman's 12 online streaming productions, beginning with Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play directed by Lili-Anne Brown.

Meryl Streep, Carla Gugino, Mary-Louise Parker & More Join 'Spotlight on Plays' Sprin Photo Meryl Streep, Carla Gugino, Mary-Louise Parker & More Join 'Spotlight on Plays' Spring Season
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 23, 2021

The spring “Spotlight on Plays” series will soon welcome six celebrated, award-winning actresses. Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn & SAG nominee Carla Gugino will star in Watch on the Rhine, Emmy Award winner Kathryn Hahn will star in The Sisters Rosenweig, Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will star in Ohio State Murders, Tony Award winner Mary-Louise Parker will star in The Baltimore Waltz and Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will star in Dear Elizabeth.

Spotlight on Plays is back with 7 star-studded events for just $49 Photo Spotlight on Plays is back with 7 star-studded events for just $49
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021

Broadway’s Best Shows is proud to present the third season of Spotlight on Plays, a starry series of livestream readings of Broadway’s best plays to benefit The Actors Fund. 

Bobby Cannavale, Keanu Reeves, Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad & More Announced for Upc Photo Bobby Cannavale, Keanu Reeves, Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad & More Announced for Upcoming SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS Shows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021

Watch the trailer and find out how to watch the first two plays in the spring “Spotlight on Plays” series which will premiere with Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play on Thursday, March 25 and Pearl Cleage’s Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous on Thursday, April 9.

Kevin Kline, Phylicia Rashad, Bobby Cannavale & More Will Take Part in Broadway's Bes Photo Kevin Kline, Phylicia Rashad, Bobby Cannavale & More Will Take Part in Broadway's Best Shows SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS Spring Season
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2021

Jeffrey Richards has just announced Broadway’s Best Shows, a home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway’s Best, will continue its “Spotlight on Plays” series this spring on Thursday, March 25, 2021 to benefit The Actors Fund.

Ty Defoe and Rona Siddiqui Join the Dramatists Guild Council Photo Ty Defoe and Rona Siddiqui Join the Dramatists Guild Council
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021

The Dramatists Guild of America will welcome two new members to its Council, Ty Defoe and Rona Siddiqui. The Guild is governed by a board of directors (Council) elected from its membership. These writers, in various stages of their theatrical careers, meet monthly to decide policy for the Guild. 

Guthrie Theater Reports Loss of Nearly $3 Million Due to the Pandemic Photo Guthrie Theater Reports Loss of Nearly $3 Million Due to the Pandemic
by Stephi Wild - Jan 29, 2021

Despite a tumultuous fiscal year that ended on August 31, 2020, Board Chair James L. Chosy, Artistic Director Joseph Haj and Managing Director James Haskins reported that the theater remains financially stable, engaged in critical work and hopeful for the future.

Placer Rep Announces Collaboration LAB For January 28, 2021 Photo Placer Rep Announces Collaboration LAB For January 28, 2021
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2021

Placer Repertory Theater has announced the launch of the 2021 Collaboration LAB season on January 28 with the theme 'New...' and featuring videos and discussion of Larissa Fasthorse (recent MacArthur Genius Grant recipient for playwrighting) and the Maidu Independent Theater of Auburn, California.

Placer Repertory Theater Announces Collaboration LAB 2021 Season Photo Placer Repertory Theater Announces Collaboration LAB 2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2021

Placer Repertory Theater has announced the launch of the 2021 Collaboration LAB season on January 28 with the theme 'New...' and featuring videos and discussion of Larissa Fasthorse (recent MacArthur Genius Grant recipient for playwrighting) and the Maidu Independent Theater of Auburn, California.

Bash Doran, Larissa FastHorse, Robert O'Hara, and Alan Poul Join Playwrights Horizons Photo Bash Doran, Larissa FastHorse, Robert O'Hara, and Alan Poul Join Playwrights Horizons Board
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021

Playwrights Horizons today announced that four wide-ranging and award-winning artists have joined its Board of Directors: Bash Doran, Larissa FastHorse, Robert O’Hara, and Alan Poul.

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by BWW Staff - Dec 29, 2020

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by BWW - Dec 23, 2020

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