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PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include Th Photo PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include The Kennedy Center & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020

PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has announced their 100th playwright commission, ensuring that $50,000 has gone directly to playwrights in need in this time of crisis.

The Winners Are In for the 2020 Lucille Lortel Awards- The Full List! Photo The Winners Are In for the 2020 Lucille Lortel Awards- The Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 3, 2020

Mario Cantone will host this year's Lucille Lortel Awards, which are being presented as a virtual broadcast and benefit for The Actors Fund on Sunday, May 3, at 7pm. The online event will bring together theatre performers, industry veterans, and fans worldwide in a celebration of Off-Broadway.

Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations Photo Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations
by Robert Diamond - Apr 30, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Drama League has announced the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much- coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Virtual Student Matinee Program Of WHERE WE STAND Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Virtual Student Matinee Program Of WHERE WE STAND
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2020

Baltimore Center Stage announced today a Virtual Student Matinee program of their production of Where We Stand by Donnetta Lavinia Grays.

Working Theater Names Tamilla Woodard as Co-Artistic Director Photo Working Theater Names Tamilla Woodard as Co-Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2020

Working Theater has named Tamilla Woodard as its new Co-Artistic Director at the Drama Desk and AUDELCO award-winning off-Broadway company a?" joining veteran Co-Artistic Director, Mark Plesent a?" in advance of the company's 36th season.

ASF's 22 HOMES Puts New Work By Southern Playwrights Online Photo ASF's 22 HOMES Puts New Work By Southern Playwrights Online
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2020

Alabama Shakespeare Festival has commissioned 22 Southern playwrights to create original monologues on the theme of a?oehome.a?? Since the 2020 Southern Writers Festival (SWF) was canceled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Artistic Director Rick Dildine commissioned a diverse group of playwrights to craft original pieces, which will be performed by actors from around the country. The a?oe22 Homesa?? project will launch April 21 at ASF.net/PlayOn.

Breaking: THE WRONG MAN, A STRANGE LOOP & More Nominated for Lucille Lortel Awards- U Photo Breaking: THE WRONG MAN, A STRANGE LOOP & More Nominated for Lucille Lortel Awards- Updating Live!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 14, 2020

Nominations for the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer. The Awards will be presented during a special online event on Sunday, May 3, broadcast on the official website - www.LortelAwards.org - beginning at 7:00pm ET. A virtual 'host' and presenters will be announced at a later date. As always, the Lortel Awards will be a benefit for The Actors Fund and fans are encouraged to make donations at actorsfund.org/Lortel. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF.

Baltimore Center Stage, The Public Theater & More Announce PLAY AT HOME Photo Baltimore Center Stage, The Public Theater & More Announce PLAY AT HOME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2020

Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, have announced PLAY AT HOME, a series of micro-commissioned short plays. The first of the commissioned plays will be available today, Wednesday, April 1, for the public to download, read and perform at home.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Digital Access for WHERE WE STAND Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Digital Access for WHERE WE STAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020

Baltimore Center Stage has announced that the theater will make available video and audio recordings of Where We Stand, a world premiere co-production with WP Theater, originally announced as the fifth Mainstage production of the 2020/21 Season.

SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE, BODIES THEY RITUAL and More Announced for Clubbed Thumb's SUM Photo SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE, BODIES THEY RITUAL and More Announced for Clubbed Thumb's SUMMERWORKS Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2020

Clubbed Thumb has announced the complete line-up for the 25th annual SUMMERWORKS, its festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 15 - July 1, 2020 at The Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street) in Manhattan and will feature productions of three new plays: SPINDLE SHUTTLE NEEDLE by Gab Reisman and directed by Tamilla Woodard; BODIES THEY RITUAL by Angela Hanks and directed by Knud Adams; and THE WOMAN'S PARTY by Rinne Groff and directed by Tara Ahmadinijad.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Cast Of WHERE WE STAND, And Mobile Unit Tour Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Cast Of WHERE WE STAND, And Mobile Unit Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2020

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the cast and artistic team for the world premiere of Where We Stand, the fifth mainstage offering of the theater's 2019/20 season.  Where We Stand is a brand-new fable of penance, filled with humor, heart, and music. It calls on audiences to join in community with one passionate storyteller, and poses the question a?oeWhat do we owe each other?a??

Steppenwolf Theatre Has Announced its 2020/21 Season and the Grand Opening of New The Photo Steppenwolf Theatre Has Announced its 2020/21 Season and the Grand Opening of New Theatre Building
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and the Steppenwolf ensemble announced the 2020/21 Season today. As the storied ensemble theatre company embarks on its 45th season, a lineup of thrilling plays will be featured in its current home at 1650 N Halsted with the final production of the season premiering in the new state-of-the-art theatre building at 1646 N Halsted in August 2021.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of WHERE WE STAND at WP Theater Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of WHERE WE STAND at WP Theater
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 12, 2020

The World Premiere of playwright and performer Donnetta Lavinia Grays' WHERE WE STAND - co-presented by WP Theater and Baltimore Center Stage -  just opened Off-Broadway last night, Tuesday February 11, 2020, at WP Theater (1262 Broadway, NYC).

Photos/Video: First Look at WHERE WE STAND, Opening Tonight at WP Theater Photo Photos/Video: First Look at WHERE WE STAND, Opening Tonight at WP Theater
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2020

Production photos and video have been released of the World Premiere of playwright and performer Donnetta Lavinia Grays' WHERE WE STAND ‚Äď co-presented by WP Theater and Baltimore Center Stage ‚Äď opening Off-Broadway tonight, Tuesday February 11, 2020, at WP Theater (1262 Broadway, NYC).

WARRIORS DON'T CRY Comes to the Sheen Center's Loreto Theater Photo WARRIORS DON'T CRY Comes to the Sheen Center's Loreto Theater
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2020

TheaterWorksUSA and The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present the New York premiere of Warriors Don't Cry on January 31 and February 1 at the Sheen Center's Loreto Theater (18 Bleecker St). Tickets are $15-$20 and can be purchased by visiting www.sheencenter.org or by calling (212) 925-2812.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces 2020 NEA Grant Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces 2020 NEA Grant
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2020

Baltimore Center Stage has been awarded a 2020 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the agency announced last week.  For the second year in a row, the arts organization will provide funding to Center Stage in support of its Mobile Unit. 

The New York Premiere of WARRIORS DON'T CRY is Coming to the Sheen Center's Loreto Th Photo The New York Premiere of WARRIORS DON'T CRY is Coming to the Sheen Center's Loreto Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020

TheaterWorksUSA and The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture will present the New York premiere of Warriors Don't Cry on January 31 and February 1 at the Sheen Center's Loreto Theatre (18 Bleecker St). Tickets are $15-$20 and can be purchased by visiting www.sheencenter.org or by calling (212) 925-2812.

Lesli Margherita, Beth Malone and More to Appear as Guests on Live at the Lortel Podc Photo Lesli Margherita, Beth Malone and More to Appear as Guests on Live at the Lortel Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2019

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation has announced the first group of guests of 2020 for their popular 'Live at the Lortel' podcast focused on Off-Broadway.

Brave New World Repertory Theatre Will Launch BNWorks 2020, Its 3rd Annual Play Readi Photo Brave New World Repertory Theatre Will Launch BNWorks 2020, Its 3rd Annual Play Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019

Brooklyn's Brave New World Repertory Theatre will launch BNWorks 2020, its 3rd annual play reading series - this year focused on Climate Change - in Brooklyn's Flatbush-Ditmas Park.

WP Theater Announces World Premiere of WHERE WE STAND Photo WP Theater Announces World Premiere of WHERE WE STAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

WP Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced that the world premiere of playwright and performer Donnetta Lavinia Grays' Where We Stand, co-presented by WP Theater and Baltimore Center Stage, will star Grays [Men on Boats, In The Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)], who will alternate select performances with David Ryan Smith (One Man, Two Guvnors; Passing Strange) beginning February 15. Directed by Tamilla Woodard (Hadestown Broadway associate director), previews begin Off-Broadway on Friday, January 31 at WP Theater with an opening night of February 11, 2020. The limited engagement at WP Theater will run through March 1, 2020 before playing Baltimore Center Stage April 2-26.

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