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Bio:
Lisa D'Amour writes plays for theaters and creates interdisciplinary performance. She often makes work with her collaborator, Katie Pearl. Currently, they are creating How to Build a Forest, a performance installation that will premiere at The Kitchen in New York City in June 2011. Other recent ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lisa D'Amour writes plays for theaters and creates interdisciplinary performance. She often makes work with her collaborator, Katie Pearl. Currently, they are creating How to Build a Forest, a performance installation that will premiere at The Kitchen in New York City in June 2011. Other recent ... (read complete bio)
American Repertory Theater Announces Upcoming Programming; New Dates For Broadway-Bou Photo American Repertory Theater Announces Upcoming Programming; New Dates For Broadway-Bound 1776, New Musical Starring Idina Menzel, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2021

1776 will now play May - July 2022 in the Loeb Drama Center before it plays at Roundabout Theatre Company in fall 2022 and begins a national tour in February 2023.  WILD in Concert is a new musical starring Idina Menzel, which was created by Tony and Obie Award-winning playwright V (formerly Eve Ensler).

SOHO REP. PROJECT NUMBER ONE Artist's Work Available to View Through July Photo SOHO REP. PROJECT NUMBER ONE Artist's Work Available to View Through July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Soho Rep. is presenting eight works created by artists comprising Project Number One, the organization’s 2020 initiative bringing theater-makers onto the Soho Rep. staff in a moment of extreme precarity for the artistic community.

2021-22 McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowship in Playwri Photo 2021-22 McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

The 2021-2022 McKnight National Residency and Commission has been awarded to James Anthony Tyler and the 2021-2022 McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting recipients are JuCoby Johnson and Cristina Luz√°rraga.

Playwrights' Center Works Towards A More Equitable Theater Field Through Expansion Of Photo Playwrights' Center Works Towards A More Equitable Theater Field Through Expansion Of Fellowships
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

While the theater field remains uncertain yet cautiously optimistic that 2021 will see a return to in-person performances, there is no uncertainty around the systemic inequalities that have been exposed and amplified during the pandemic. Pre-pandemic 'business as usual' will not be enough when theaters open their doors again.

Connecticut Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women Host PERIOD PIECE Cre Photo Connecticut Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women Host PERIOD PIECE Creators For Discussion
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 30, 2021

A discussion with Creator Susan Cinoman, Producers Tracey Knight Narang, Terry Nardozzi and Playwright Cheryl Davis in discussion about the upcoming Period Piece project.

Lauren Patten, Beth Leavel, Isabelle McCalla, Julie White and More to Star in PERIOD  Photo Lauren Patten, Beth Leavel, Isabelle McCalla, Julie White and More to Star in PERIOD PIECE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021

More than sixty performers and playwrights from stage and screen have joined together for Period Piece, a special project to destigmatize menstrual cycles. This original work about periods and the people who get them will premiere Monday, April 12, 2021 at 8 pm ET with performances Monday, April 19 and Monday, April 26.

A.R.T. Announces March and April Programming Photo A.R.T. Announces March and April Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021

A.R.T. has announced March and April Programming. Learn more about all events, purchase tickets, and register for free events including The Lunch Room, Civically Speaking, and more.

A.R.T Presents Composer Huang Ruo in Conversation with Diane Paulus Photo A.R.T Presents Composer Huang Ruo in Conversation with Diane Paulus
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021

Composer Huang Ruo joins American Repertory Theater Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus for a conversation about his music, recent projects, and his A.R.T. commission, The Weeping Camel, at A.R.T.’s next virtual Behind the Scenes event Tuesday, February 9 at 7:30PM. 

A.R.T. Continues BEHIND THE SCENES Series With Idina Menzel, V (Formerly Eve Ensler)  Photo A.R.T. Continues BEHIND THE SCENES Series With Idina Menzel, V (Formerly Eve Ensler) and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University has announced today details about the next events in the theater’s new Behind the Scenes series with the writers, directors, and composers who are making work at the A.R.T.

Texas Theatre and Dance Presents UTNT (UT NEW THEATRE), Part One Photo Texas Theatre and Dance Presents UTNT (UT NEW THEATRE), Part One
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin presents UTNT (UT New Theatre), November 5-20, 2020 in a series of unique virtual performances.

Soho Rep. Launches Job Creation Program Called SOHO REP. PROJECT NUMBER ONE Photo Soho Rep. Launches Job Creation Program Called SOHO REP. PROJECT NUMBER ONE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2020

Responding to the extreme precarity the artistic community is experiencing amidst a dire lack of government intervention, Soho Rep. Project Number One creates jobs to support artists in this moment and will be part of building a new path forward.

WP THEATER Announces 15 Artists for 2020-22 WP LAB Photo WP THEATER Announces 15 Artists for 2020-22 WP LAB
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

WP THEATER has announced the 15 artists selected for the 2020-2022 WP Lab. The two-year residency begins now and culminates with the biennial WP Pipeline Festival.

Check Out These Live and Virtual Performances in the New Orleans Area! Photo Check Out These Live and Virtual Performances in the New Orleans Area!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2020

Theaters in the New Orleans area have shifted to virtual, or otherwise adapted, performances amidst the health crisis.

Works & Process Presents OCEAN FILIBUSTER By PearlDamour Photo Works & Process Presents OCEAN FILIBUSTER By PearlDamour
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 28, 2020

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents a Virtual Works & Process: American Repertory Theater's Ocean Filibuster by PearlDamour on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 7:30pm. The event is free, but space is limited and RSVP is required at www.worksandprocess.org; a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day of the performance.

McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency Photo McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency & Commission and Fellowships
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 20, 2020

The McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center are continuing to invest in the future of theater by supporting some of today's most promising playwrights through the McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowships in Playwriting. The awards are all the more pertinent as many theater-makers face unprecedented challenges during this moment of crisis.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

ASF's 22 HOMES Puts New Work By Southern Playwrights Online Photo ASF's 22 HOMES Puts New Work By Southern Playwrights Online
by Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

HERE Announces Additional Online Programming, Including a Zoom Opera, Livestreams, an Photo HERE Announces Additional Online Programming, Including a Zoom Opera, Livestreams, and More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2020

In response to the current pandemic, the OBIE-winning HERE has announced additional free online programming designed to uplift audiences during these challenging times.

Clubbed Thumb Postpones 25th Annual Summerworks Photo Clubbed Thumb Postpones 25th Annual Summerworks
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2020

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) will postpone the 25th edition of SUMMERWORKS, its annual festival of new plays.

Rachel Chavkin, Andre de Shields, Taylor Mac and More Launch THE TRICKLE UP to Aid Ar Photo Rachel Chavkin, Andre de Shields, Taylor Mac and More Launch THE TRICKLE UP to Aid Artists Loss of Income Due to Covid-19
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2020

A group of over 50 other New York City artists-including Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellowship and OBIE Award winners spanning numerous disciplines-have launched The Trickle Up, a subscription video service to help artists hurt from the COVID-19 shutdown.

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