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Hudson Theatre Works Will Present PLAY SLAM: Live Readings From its Virtual Festival Photo Hudson Theatre Works Will Present PLAY SLAM: Live Readings From its Virtual Festival
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021

The readings will include:  Michael Bias* & Kevin Cristaldi* reading a scene from Dredded Bliss, Debbie Bernstein* reading Looking Back by Lia Romeo, Valerie Stack Dodge* reading Madness & Mayo by Valerie Stack Dodge, Bess Miller reading Unknown Caller by Dan O'Brien, Cynthia Grandville* reading I Scream by Perry Guzzi, and more!

NJ Rep Announces FIRE ESCAPE PLAYS Photo NJ Rep Announces FIRE ESCAPE PLAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

NJ Rep will present its first outdoor short play festival on Saturday, August 28 and Sunday, August 29 at 2pm and 5pm. The performances are free and will be held at their West End Arts Center, 132 West End Avenue, Long Branch. There is free parking in their lot off of Sairs Avenue.

Durango PlayFest Announces Casting And Directors For New Works Festival Photo Durango PlayFest Announces Casting And Directors For New Works Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2021

Durango PlayFest today announced the actors who will headline three plays being developed at its new works festival, as well as the directors for each play. The August 5-8 event brings nationally recognized actors, playwrights and directors to Durango to incubate new plays, hold events for the community, and culminate the week with staged readings.

Project Y Theatre Presents TINY BARN Hybrid Plays Streaming June 23 Through July 3 Photo Project Y Theatre Presents TINY BARN Hybrid Plays Streaming June 23 Through July 3
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2021

Project Y Theatre Company presents 12 playwright commissions as part of TINY BARN, streaming from VT to NYC June 23, 2021 through July 3, 2021.

Durango PlayFest Returns With Three Plays in August Photo Durango PlayFest Returns With Three Plays in August
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021

Learn more about all three productions at the upcoming festival. Tickets will be available in early July.

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Presents FEMFEST HOUSTON: VIRUS EDITION Photo Mildred's Umbrella Theater Presents FEMFEST HOUSTON: VIRUS EDITION
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2021

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company continues their digital 2021-2022 season with the fourth installment of our reading series, FEMFEST HOUSTON, a series that focuses on new plays by women. FEMFEST HOUSTON:VIRUS EDITION will be streamed one at a time between May 24 and June 24, 2021. Tickets are free, with a donation appreciated. 

FEMFEST HOUSTON: VIRUS EDITION to be Presented by Mildred's Umbrella Theater Photo FEMFEST HOUSTON: VIRUS EDITION to be Presented by Mildred's Umbrella Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company will continue their digital 2021-2022 season with the fourth installment of our reading series, FEMFEST HOUSTON, a series that focuses on new plays by women. This round will be VIRUS EDITION.. with 3 new plays by women that were inspired by the Pandemic. 

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Presents FEMFEST HOUSTON: VIRUS EDITION Photo Mildred's Umbrella Theater Presents FEMFEST HOUSTON: VIRUS EDITION
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2021

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company continues their digital 2021-2022 season with the fourth installment of our reading series, FEMFEST HOUSTON, a series that focuses on new plays by women.

FEMFEST HOUSTON: VIRUS EDITION to be Presented by Mildred's Umbrella Theater Photo FEMFEST HOUSTON: VIRUS EDITION to be Presented by Mildred's Umbrella Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company will continue their digital 2021-2022 season with the fourth installment of our reading series, FEMFEST HOUSTON, a series that focuses on new plays by women. This round will be VIRUS EDITION.. with 3 new plays by women that were inspired by the Pandemic. 

Playwright Jake Brasch Awarded 2021-22 College Collaboration Project Commission With  Photo Playwright Jake Brasch Awarded 2021-22 College Collaboration Project Commission With The Farm Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2021

Now in its ninth season of supporting emerging writers The Farm Theater has awarded their 2021/22 College Collaboration Project Commission to playwright Jake Brasch (Greenland at Dixon Place; Salutations, I'm Creative Dave at Alchemical Theatre Laboratory). Jake will collaborate with Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN and Pellissippi State College in Knoxville, TN. Austin Peay is participating in The Farm Theater's College Collaboration Project for the first time. This will be Pellissippi State's second year, following their partnership in 2018-19. 

Laguna Playhouse Presents Southern California Premiere Of SITTING AND TALKING Photo Laguna Playhouse Presents Southern California Premiere Of SITTING AND TALKING
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2021

Laguna Playhouse has announced that Playhouse favorites Dan Lauria and Wendie Malick will reunite in the Southern California premiere of SITTING AND TALKING. 

THE PRISONER to be Presented as Part of Queens Theatre's Season Of New American Voice Photo THE PRISONER to be Presented as Part of Queens Theatre's Season Of New American Voices
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021

New American Voices, Queens Theatre's new play development program, is continuing to present its 2021 Spring Reading Series consisting of three new virtual productions showcasing writers who represent the rich cultural diversity of the evolving populations of Queens.

Mad Cow Theatre Announces 2nd Annual Women's Voices Play Festival Photo Mad Cow Theatre Announces 2nd Annual Women's Voices Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Mad Cow Theatre has announced its 2nd Annual Women’s Voices Play Festival celebrating new plays by Women+ playwrights. After the success of the first festival and subsequent mini-fests featuring 15 new plays by women+ playwrights in 2020, this uplifting project returns for a second round of submissions.

Queens Theatre Launches Season Of New American Voices Photo Queens Theatre Launches Season Of New American Voices
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021

New American Voices (NAV), Queens Theatre's new play development program, will present its 2021 Spring Reading Series consisting of three new virtual productions showcasing writers who represent the rich cultural diversity of the evolving populations of Queens.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 8 - 'B is For Broadway', SIX BY SO Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 8 - 'B is For Broadway', SIX BY SONDHEIM, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2021

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the children's book 'B is For Broadway', the sequel to  'A is For Audra', plus the documentary Six By Sondheim, monologue books, the Desert Song cast recording, and more!

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Holds Virtual Gala Live on January 10 Photo Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Holds Virtual Gala Live on January 10
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2020

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is holding its annual Gala Celebration, In with the New, on January 10, 2021 from 7-8:00 pm.

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents HOLIDAY BITES Photo Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents HOLIDAY BITES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is presenting Holiday Bites, seven new short plays, from December 4 through 13 on Zoom. The 90-minute presentation responds to the ways we are celebrating the holidays this year. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all backdrops for stories of family relationships, consumer interactions and fantastical occurrences. 

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents SITTING AND TALKING Photo Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents SITTING AND TALKING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, is presenting a reading of Lia Romeo's play, Sitting and Talking, on Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 pm on Zoom. This play, written for performance on Zoom, is an intimate look at a new relationship during the pandemic.

THE FLIP SIDE: HALLOWEEN Improv Announced At Dreamcatcher Photo THE FLIP SIDE: HALLOWEEN Improv Announced At Dreamcatcher
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2020

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, will premiere its virtual improv show, The Flip Side: Halloween, on Facebook on Thursday, October 29 at 7 pm. The 30-minute performance is free, and after its debut it will be available on www.dreamcatcherrep.org along with all previous virtual Flip Side shows.

Mark Brokaw Directs Ken Urban's DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY for Kane Rep Photo Mark Brokaw Directs Ken Urban's DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY for Kane Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020

Ken Barnett (Off-Broadway's Too Much Sun, Amazon's Mozart in The Jungle), Kyle Beltran (Broadway's The Cherry Orchard and In the Heights), and Emily Bergl (Dirty John, Shameless) will star in a virtual workshop of Ken Urban's new play Danger and Opportunity on October 28, 2020 as part of Kane Repertory Theatre's New Play Lab.

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