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David Rabe's SUFFOCATION THEORY Announced for Whither Goest Thou America Festival Photo David Rabe's SUFFOCATION THEORY Announced for Whither Goest Thou America Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2021

Undermain Theatre presents Whither Goest Thou America, its third series of readings of new American plays examining the American Landscape.

FEEDING ON LIGHT Announced as Inaugural Commission From Katherine Owens/Undermain The Photo FEEDING ON LIGHT Announced as Inaugural Commission From Katherine Owens/Undermain Theatre Fund for New Work
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

In celebration of the birthdate of Katherine Owens, the Undermain Theatre has announced the inaugural commission of $10,000 from the Katherine Owens/Undermain Fund for New Work: a collaboration with playwright Lenora Champagne of her new play, Feeding on Light, an exploration of the life and influence of French philosopher Simone Weil.

HEDDA GABLER, ATHENA and More Announced in Undermain Theatre's 2020/2021 Season Photo HEDDA GABLER, ATHENA and More Announced in Undermain Theatre's 2020/2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2020

At Undermain, we're planning for the future. For our 37th year of cutting-edge performances, Undermain is pleased to announce the season of the feminine hero. Plays about women will comprise the four central productions that make up the season.

Undermain Theatre Will Present WHITHER GOEST THOU AMERICA: A NEW WORK FESTIVAL Photo Undermain Theatre Will Present WHITHER GOEST THOU AMERICA: A NEW WORK FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

Undermain Theatre presents Whither Goest Thou America: a new work festival.

Climate Change Theatre Action To Offer Play Readings By Teen Actors As Part Of Festiv Photo Climate Change Theatre Action To Offer Play Readings By Teen Actors As Part Of Festival Albertine 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books are pleased to announce that Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA), an initiative of the Arctic Cycle, which uses theatre to foster dialogue about the global climate crisis, will offer play four play readings, featuring teen actors, as part of Festival Albertine 2019. Curated by celebrated author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, the weekend-long festival focuses on climate chaos and the race to prevent civilization-scale collapse, and features lead prominent thinkers, politicians, activists, artists, and authors from across the U.S., France, and the francophone world, November 8-10. The CCTA readings take place prior to the discussions on November 9 and 10.

Tonya Pinkins Leads Caridad Svich's STAND Reading at the Mary Rodgers Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018

NoPassport theatre alliance and press presents reading of OBIE-winner Caridad Svich's new play STAND starring Tonya Pinkins (Broadway's Caroline, or Change; TV's Gotham and 24) Lisa Ramirez (Good Grief, Vineyard Theatre), and Nemuna Ceesay (The Cake, Barrington Stage Company) on December 8, 2018 at 7 PM at the Mary Rodgers Room at The Dramatists Guild in New York City under the direction of Adrian Alexander Alea (Dreaming in Cuban, The Drama League).

Tonya Pinkins Leads Caridad Svich's STAND Reading at the Mary Rodgers Room
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2018

NoPassport theatre alliance and press presents reading of OBIE-winner Caridad Svich's new play STAND starring Tonya Pinkins (Broadway's Caroline, or Change; TV's Gotham and 24) Lisa Ramirez (Good Grief, Vineyard Theatre), and Nemuna Ceesay (The Cake, Barrington Stage Company) on December 8, 2018 at 7 PM at the Mary Rodgers Room at The Dramatists Guild in New York City under the direction of Adrian Alexander Alea (Dreaming in Cuban, The Drama League).

The Performative Self and The Cherry Arts Present Screening of Leeny Sack's THE SUR Photo The Performative Self and The Cherry Arts Present Screening of Leeny Sack's THE SURVIVOR AND THE TRANSLATOR
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2018

The Performative SelfTM and The Cherry Arts announce a video screening of performance artist Leeny Sack's critically acclaimed 1980 production, The Survivor and the Translator: a solo theatre piece about not having experienced the Holocaust, by a daughter of concentration camp survivors.

York Theatre Co to Present Akin Babatunde In World Premiere Musical LONESOME BLUES Photo York Theatre Co to Present Akin Babatunde In World Premiere Musical LONESOME BLUES
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2018

The York Theatre Company in association with Documentary Arts presents the world premiere of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), performed by Akin Babatunde with David Weiss on guitar.

Jo Lampert, Alex Esola, and More to Star in Reading Caridad Svich's FUEL Photo Jo Lampert, Alex Esola, and More to Star in Reading Caridad Svich's FUEL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press presents reading of OBIE-winner Caridad Svich's new play FUEL starring Jo Lampert (JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, the Public), Alex Esola (A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Broadway), Luis Vega (TELL HECTOR I MISS HIM, Atlantic Theater Company), Sofia Jean Gomez (ANGELS IN AMERICA Parts 1 and 2, Signature Theatre Company), and Charlie Pollock (TV's THE GOOD WIFE) on October 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Sheen Center Studio B under Erin Ortman's direction.

Boston Court to Present AFTER ORLANDO: An International Theatre Action
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2016

The Theatre @ Boston Court, in collaboration with Missing Bolts Productions and NoPassport Theatre Alliance to present After Orlando: An International Theatre Action as a community event Tuesday, November 15th at 8pm on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, CA.

Over 70 Short Plays from Caridad Svich, Neil LaBute and More Slated for AFTER ORLANDO Series in Response to Pulse Shooting
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Missing Bolts Productions and NoPassport Theatre Alliance, in association with Daryl Roth, announce AFTER ORLANDO, an international theater action comprised of more than 70 short plays written in response to the tragic shooting at Pulse Nightclub on June 12, 2016, and the growing devastating history of gun violence in the United States and worldwide.

Immersive Multimedia Work IDIOT Begins Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE presents the Artistic Director production, IDIOT, conceived by writer Robert Lyons (Text) and HERE Artistic Director Kristin Marting (Director, Choreographer), adapted from Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot.

Immersive Multimedia Work IDIOT to Play HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE presents the Artistic Director production, IDIOT, conceived by writer Robert Lyons (Text) and HERE Artistic Director Kristin Marting (Director, Choreographer), adapted from Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot.

Climate Change Theatre Action to Hold Kick Off Event at Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 11/2
by Reilly Hickey - Sep 29, 2015

Neil LaBute, Erik Ehn, Arthur Kopit, Deborah Laufer, Ryan McCurdy of Broadway's ONCE, and Heather Woodbury join CLIMATE CHANGE THEATRE ACTION - a series of worldwide readings and performances intended to bring awareness to, and foster discussion around, climate change during the months of November and December 2015.

HERE's 2015-16 Season to Feature Three Premieres & More
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 10, 2015

HERE announces its 2015-2016 producing season, featuring three HERE Resident Artist productions, an Artistic Director production, the fourth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, which gives audiences a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).  The multidisciplinary works in HERE's 2015-2016 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years through HARP, and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program.

Jam ON TOAST, One-Minute Play Festival & More Set for New Georges' 2014 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 10, 2014

New Georges' 22nd production year will spotlight on The New Georges Jam ON TOAST at Dixon Place, a new play festival that will feature work by the New Georges Jam, a "performance gym" for early-career playwrights and directors founded at New Georges in 2010 by Lucy Alibar(Beasts of the Southern Wild), Jess Chayes (HOME/SICK) and Portia Krieger (Eager to Lose). The New Georges Jam ON TOAST will feature 19 Jammers past and present - including two playwrights receiving their first New York productions. But first New Georges will kick things off with The 1st George Sand Invitational One-Minute Play Festival, the first all-women edition of the nationwide One-Minute Play Festival, January 13th & 14th at INTAR Theatre, featuring one-minute plays by over 50 female playwrights. The '14 season will also feature a special collaboration between New Georges and Barnard College in March, New Plays at Barnard, which will bring downtown artists and the new-play experience to students at Barnard and Columbia.

New Georges & One-Minute Play Festival Partner for a One-Minute Play Festival of Female Playwrights, 1/13-14
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 18, 2013

The One-Minute Play Festival and New Georges have created a dynamic partnership for The 1st George Sand Invitational One-minute Play Festival with part of the proceeds to benefit New Georges' indispensable workspace for women theater artists: The Room.

New Ohio Theatre Hosts 'Sunset Benefit Cocktail Party' for 2013 Ice Factory Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

New Ohio Theatre and Artistic Director Robert Lyons will host a Sunset Benefit Cocktail Party, celebrating 20 years of presenting some of the most innovative and cutting-edge downtown theatre in their Obie Award-winning Ice Factory summer festival. The event takes place tonight, June 20 from 7pm - 10pm on the rooftop of the historic Archive Building at 666 Greenwich Street in the West Village.

New Ohio Theatre to Host 'Sunset Benefit Cocktail Party' for 2013 Ice Factory Festival, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

New Ohio Theatre and Artistic Director Robert Lyons will host a Sunset Benefit Cocktail Party, celebrating 20 years of presenting some of the most innovative and cutting-edge downtown theatre in their Obie Award-winning Ice Factory summer festival. The event takes place on Thursday, June 20 from 7pm - 10pm on the rooftop of the historic Archive Building at 666 Greenwich Street in the West Village.

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