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Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Opens 2023 With Award-Winning, THE MOUNTAINTOP  Photo Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Opens 2023 With Award-Winning, THE MOUNTAINTOP By Katori Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2023

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is bringing an acclaimed play to the stage in West Chester this February. The Mountaintop was written by then 28-year old, Black female playwright, Katori Hall, and opened in a small pub in south London. A producer saw the show and supported it in a production in the West End where it went on to take the UK theatre award season by storm winning the Laurence Olivier Award for ‚ÄúBest New Play.‚ÄĚ

THE BUTTERFINGERS ANGEL Kicks Off Hilarious And Heartfelt Holiday Season In Philadelp Photo THE BUTTERFINGERS ANGEL Kicks Off Hilarious And Heartfelt Holiday Season In Philadelphia Suburbs
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2022

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center presents the gift of theatre and celebrates a major new beginning. The West Chester performing arts organization kicks off its new regional theatre program with a smart, original and heartfelt retelling of the greatest story ever told.

The Butterfingers Angel Kicks Off Holiday Season in Chester County Next Month Photo The Butterfingers Angel Kicks Off Holiday Season in Chester County Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center presents the gift of theatre and celebrates a major new beginning. The West Chester performing arts organization kicks off its new regional theatre program with a smart, original and heartfelt retelling of the greatest story ever told.

Photos: First Look at San Jose Stage Company's SEX WITH STRANGERS Photo Photos: First Look at San Jose Stage Company's SEX WITH STRANGERS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2022

San Jose Stage Company presents the first production of its 40th Anniversary 2022-23 Season, Sex with Strangers by Laura Eason. Check out photos here!

San Jose Stage to Present SEX WITH STRANGERS in October Photo San Jose Stage to Present SEX WITH STRANGERS in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

San Jose Stage Company has announced the cast and creative team for the first production of its 40th Anniversary 2022-23 Season,¬†Sex with Strangers¬†by Laura Eason. Directed by Johnny Moreno,¬†Sex with Strangers¬†will run from October 12 ‚Äď 30, 2022 at San Jose Stage Company.

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Announces First Self-Produced Theatre Season &  Photo Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Announces First Self-Produced Theatre Season & New Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

Curtains up in Chester County and the Philadelphia suburbs. Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has announced the line-up for its first ever self-produced theatre season, and the company’s first under the leadership of new Artistic Director Carmen Khan.

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Announces Theatre Season Under New Artistic Lea Photo Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Announces Theatre Season Under New Artistic Leadership
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has announced the line-up for its first ever self-produced theatre season, and the company's first under the leadership of new Artistic Director Carmen Khan. This historic first season of professional theatre in downtown West Chester begins with William Gibson's joyful play, The Butterfingers Angel, Mary & Joseph, Herod The Nut, & The Slaughter Of 12 Hit Carols In A Pear Tree, opening  just in time for the holidays and running November 30 to December 23, 2022.

Jon Krupp's KILONOVA Wins The 15th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award Photo Jon Krupp's KILONOVA Wins The 15th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

After three staged readings of three new plays by innovative emerging playwrights were presented to enthusiastic audiences at Guild Hall, the votes for the Episcopal Actors' Guild's 15th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award are in.  The judges have selected Jon Krupp's Kilonova as this year's winner. 

Hale Centre Theatre's 2023 Season Includes TITANIC, World Premiere of New Frank Loess Photo Hale Centre Theatre's 2023 Season Includes TITANIC, World Premiere of New Frank Loesser Musical, and Much More!
by Tyler Hinton - May 31, 2022

Hale Centre Theatre in Sandy has announced its 2023 season of entertainment, including its highly anticipated production of TITANIC (postponed from 2020 due to the pandemic), the world premiere of a unique new Frank Loesser musical, HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN IN NEW YORK & more. View the complete schedule and how to get tickets here.

The 15th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award Announced Photo The 15th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award Announced
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

The Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) has announced that the Barbour Playwrights Award will be back for its fifteenth year this June. The festival celebrating new work for the theatre will feature readings of three new plays nominated by this year's partnering company Playwrights Gallery.

Wake Up With BWW 9/13: Inside FROZEN Opening Night, the Making of WICKED, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/13: Inside FROZEN Opening Night, the Making of WICKED, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

Today's top stories: Go inside opening night of Frozen in London, plus hear about the making of Wicked from Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and more!

BWW Interview: Cameron Meyer On SEX WITH STRANGERS & Other Theatrical Liaisons Photo BWW Interview: Cameron Meyer On SEX WITH STRANGERS & Other Theatrical Liaisons
by Gil Kaan - Sep 12, 2021

Crimson Square Theatre Company presents Laura Eason’s SEX WITH STRANGERS opening September 24th at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. This two-hander, directed by Benjamin Burt, features Cameron Meyer and Casey King as the titular STRANGERS. Had the chance to question Cameron on SEX WITH STRANGERS as well as her extensive Los Angeles theatre background.

Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS Opens This Month At Beverly Hills Playhouse Photo Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS Opens This Month At Beverly Hills Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

Crimson Square Theatre Company, in residence at Beverly Hills Playhouse are pleased to present a taut two-person drama by Laura Eason.¬†¬†SEX WITH STRANGERS¬†‚Äď Engrossing and surprising,¬†not only in its sexual politics but also in its investigation of identity in the digital age.

Shailene Woodley Will Star in THREE WOMEN on Showtime Photo Shailene Woodley Will Star in THREE WOMEN on Showtime
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2021

THREE WOMEN is executive produced by Taddeo, showrunner Laura Eason, Kathy Ciric and Emmy Rossum. Louise Friedberg (Y: The Last Man, Borgen, Deliver Us) has signed on to direct the first two episodes, which she will also executive produce. 

The 14th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award Returns in June Photo The 14th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award Returns in June
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2021

The Episcopal Actors' Guild has announced that the Barbour Playwrights Award is back! This festival celebrating new work for the theatre will return in June 2021 and feature virtual readings of three new plays nominated by this year's partnering company, Leviathan Lab.

Amy Spanger Leads SEX WITH STRANGERS BC/EFA Benefit Reading Photo Amy Spanger Leads SEX WITH STRANGERS BC/EFA Benefit Reading
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021

The Reading Series, a new virtual benefit series, has announced the next production in their lineup with Laura Eason's award-winning play SEX WITH STRANGERS, benefiting BC/EFA.

TikTok Star & Musical Composer Daniel J. Mertzlufft Signs With CAA, Kraft-Engel Manag Photo TikTok Star & Musical Composer Daniel J. Mertzlufft Signs With CAA, Kraft-Engel Management
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2021

Daniel J. Mertzlufft, one of the TikTok stars behind the viral sensation Ratatouille the Musical, has signed with CAA and Kraft-Engel Management.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre to Redesign New 2020-2021 Season Photo Kansas City Repertory Theatre to Redesign New 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2020

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Stuart Carden and Executive Director Angela Gieras today announced that major efforts are underway to create an exciting NEW 2020-2021 season, different from the 2020-2021 season which was announced in February 2020.

New York Stage & Film Announces Filmmakers' Workshop Participants & Mentors Photo New York Stage & Film Announces Filmmakers' Workshop Participants & Mentors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2020

New York Stage and Film has announced the 15 early-career film and TV writers who have been selected to participate in the 2020/2021 Filmmakers' Workshop.

Alex Brightman, Michael Cerveris & More Helped THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Ma Photo Alex Brightman, Michael Cerveris & More Helped THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Mark Milestone Edition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues celebrated its landmark tenth edition. In the biggest round yet, 28 actors were paired with the industry's top writers, who created new pieces just for them in only 24 hours. From 6 PM on, the new monologues were published, one every 15 minutes.

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