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PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends for a Second and Final Time at Soho Rep Photo PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends for a Second and Final Time at Soho Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2023

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project have announced a one-week final extension of the world premiere production of Public Obscenities. See how to purchase tickets!

World Premiere of PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends at Soho Rep Photo World Premiere of PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends at Soho Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2023

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project have announced a two-week extension of the world premiere production of Public Obscenities, a bilingual play performed in Bangla and English from writer-director Shayok Misha Chowdhury, co-commissioned and produced by the two organizations.

Louisa Jacobson, Ugo Chukwu & More to Star in Sarah Einspanier's LUNCH BUNCH at PlayC Photo Louisa Jacobson, Ugo Chukwu & More to Star in Sarah Einspanier's LUNCH BUNCH at PlayCo & Clubbed Thumb
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2023

PlayCo has announced the cast and creative team of Sarah Einspanier’s Lunch Bunch, a playful comedy surrounding a group of public defenders’ occasionally outsized emotional investment in the meals they share, directed by Tara Ahmadinejad and presented with Clubbed Thumb.

Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APP Photo Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APPOINTMENT
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 20, 2023

Lightning Rod Special presents a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment. The production had its opening night recently, and stars attended include Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and more. Check out photos here!

Playwright Shayok Misha Chowdhury Receives 2022 Mark O'Donnell Prize Photo Playwright Shayok Misha Chowdhury Receives 2022 Mark O'Donnell Prize
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022

The Entertainment Community Fund and Playwrights Horizons announced that New York City playwright Shayok Misha Chowdhury is the 2022 recipient of The Mark O’Donnell Prize, an annual prize presented to an emerging theater artist in recognition of her or his talent and promise.

World Premiere of Bangla/English Bilingual Play PUBLIC OBSCENITIES to be Presented at Photo World Premiere of Bangla/English Bilingual Play PUBLIC OBSCENITIES to be Presented at Soho Rep in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2022

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project will present Public Obscenities, a bilingual play performed in Bangla and English from writer-director Shayok Misha Chowdhury, co-commissioned and produced by the two organizations, February 15-March 26, 2023.

Lightning Rod Special to Present Return Engagement of THE APPOINTMENT at WP Theater i Photo Lightning Rod Special to Present Return Engagement of THE APPOINTMENT at WP Theater in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022

Lightning Rod Special will present a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment, lead written by Alice Yorke (SPEECH), Eva Steinmetz (SIGN FELT!), Scott R. Sheppard (Underground Railroad Game), and Alex Bechtel (The Light Princess).

The People's Light Panto to Return With ALICE IN WONDERLAND in November Photo The People's Light Panto to Return With ALICE IN WONDERLAND in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

A beloved holiday tradition will return to People’s Light with the world premiere of Alice in Wonderland: A Musical Panto. Alice in Wonderland: A Musical Panto runs November 16 through January 1 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage.

Page 73 Announces Playwriting Fellowship Semifinalists Photo Page 73 Announces Playwriting Fellowship Semifinalists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Page 73 has announced 13 semifinalists for the 2023 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. The selected playwright will be Page 73’s 20th Fellow, honored during the organization’s 25th anniversary year.

Vineyard Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Three World Premieres Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Three World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced the company’s upcoming 40th Anniversary Season which will include three world-premiere productions. Kicking off the season will be David Cale’s Sandra, which reunites Cale and director Leigh Silverman following the acclaimed Harry Clarke, which premiered at the Vineyard in 2017.

Indie Rock Musical WEIGHTLESS to Play Limited Off-Broadway Engagement at WP Theater i Photo Indie Rock Musical WEIGHTLESS to Play Limited Off-Broadway Engagement at WP Theater in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Weightless¬†will play a limited engagement from¬†September 17‚ÄďOctober 16, 2022¬†at WP Theater, with support from¬†piece by piece productions. The off-Broadway stage premiere of this soaring and dynamic indie rock musical follows the smash success of¬†Weightless¬†on screen, which was reconceived for film and live-streamed by WP in a limited run in 2021.

FringeArts Announces Full Details For 2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Photo FringeArts Announces Full Details For 2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022

FringeArts has announced the full roster of programming for the 26th Annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival, a city-wide celebration of progressive, world-class art that expands the imagination and boldly defies expectations. The Festival will take place on September 8 through October 2.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Open Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival This Month Photo MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Open Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

William Shakespeare's joyous and popular comedy Much Ado About Nothing will open at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theatre on the campus of DeSales University. The show previews July 13 and 14, opens July 15, and runs through August 7 in the Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts.

Soho Rep Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Three World Premieres Photo Soho Rep Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Three World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Soho Rep today announced its 2022‚Äď23 season, consisting entirely of large-scale works by early-career artists that have been commissioned by the organization.

Vineyard Theatre Resumes Performances Of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 With Reggie D. Whi Photo Vineyard Theatre Resumes Performances Of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 With Reggie D. White
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Lessons in Survival: 1971 will resume performances on Wednesday, June 15 with Reggie D. White temporarily stepping into the role of James Baldwin. White is a co-conceiver of the show as one of the members of The Commissary and the Vineyard Theatre's 2022-2023 Colman Domingo Award recipient. 

Vineyard Theatre Cancels Weekend Performances of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 Photo Vineyard Theatre Cancels Weekend Performances of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022

Due to positive COVID test results within the company, Vineyard Theatre has cancelled performances of Lessons in Survival: 1971 through Sunday, June 12. Ticket holders for impacted performances (June 10-12) will be contacted by phone and email regarding rebooking and next steps.

Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson to Star in the World Premiere of LESSONS I Photo Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson to Star in the World Premiere of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 at Vineyard Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced casting and design team for the upcoming World Premiere of Lessons in Survival: 1971 at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) now on-sale. Lessons In Survival: 1971 will begin previews at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) May 26, 2022 and play through June 30 with an opening night set for June 9.  

Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala Photo Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Billy Crudup¬†(‚ÄúThe Morning Show,‚ÄĚ The Vineyard‚Äôs¬†Harry Clarke) and¬†Deirdre O'Connell¬†(recent Tony Nominee for¬†Dana H.) will co-host Vineyard Theatre‚Äôs annual gala on Monday, May 16, 2022.

Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn & Anika Noni Rose to Take Part in Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gal Photo Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn & Anika Noni Rose to Take Part in Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel have announced their annual gala which will honor Council Member Carlina Rivera and celebrate the music of Laura Nyro.

Vineyard Theatre's Roth-Vogel New Play Commission Selects Eisa Davis as First Recipie Photo Vineyard Theatre's Roth-Vogel New Play Commission Selects Eisa Davis as First Recipient
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announced Eisa Davis as the first recipient of the Roth-Vogel New Play Commission launched in partnership with 12-time Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, whose extraordinary collaborations with The Vineyard have spanned over two decades.

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