William Inge Theatre Festival Tickets On SaleWilliam Inge Theatre Festival Tickets On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the 38th annual William Inge Theater Festival, which will honor playwright Octavio Solis with the William Inge Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater Award.  The Inge Festival has been the official theater festival of Kansas since 2010. It runs May 22-25, 2019 and is produced by the William Inge Center for the Arts at Independence Community College, in the lovely town of Independence, in southeast Kansas. (more...)

Apollinaire Theatre Company Presents Lucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANSApollinaire Theatre Company Presents Lucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Christians is a play about a charismatic pastor who has had a revelation, that asks difficult questions about belief and faith, family and community, and the need for a place called Hell. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Opens Submissions for Ninth Annual Short New Play FestivalRed Bull Theater Opens Submissions for Ninth Annual Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced that their ninth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Kia Corthron and Will Power, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. Submissions are now open through March 18, 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nehassaiu deGannesBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nehassaiu deGannes
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 28, 2018

Given the current political climate in this country you have to ask if there is any such thing as a truly honest politician. Today's subject, Nehassaiu deGannes, is currently living her theatre life onstage at Studio Theatre portraying just that type, Rep. Sydney Millsap, in local playwright Sarah Burgess' Kings. The production runs through January 13th in Studio's fourth floor space. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Greater Boston Stage Company proudly announces the second Don Fulton New Play Project, The Salonnieres. By acclaimed playwright, Liz Duffy Adams, The Salonnieres, set in pre-Revolutionary Paris, is an evening filled with fairytales, facades, and the feminist revolution. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes, performances run October 25 - November 11, 2018. The Press Opening is Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 3:00pm. (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play HouseSWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Hires Managing Director Kathy LiPlaywrights Foundation Hires Managing Director Kathy Li
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

The Playwrights Foundation has hired a new managing director, Kathy Li. Kathy (Ruoran) Li is a bilingual theater manager with professional experience both in the United States and in China, Kathy has recently served as Associate Managing Director for Yale Repertory Theatre and for Yale Cabaret, and has produced five plays while in graduate school. Prior to coming to the US, Kathy worked for Shanghai Cultural Exchange Agency to present international theater and dance for Shanghai International Arts Festival, and for Modern Drama Valley to organize community engagement events and support theater productions in her hometown Shanghai, China. Kathy holds an MFA in Theater Management from Yale School of Drama, and a BA from Shanghai Conservatory of Music. (more...)

Vibrant Cast Presents Erik Ehn's Latest At Planet ConnectionsVibrant Cast Presents Erik Ehn's Latest At Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

When Joanna Demafelis' indebted family needed money to fix their typhoon-battered home, she followed in the footsteps of millions of other Filipinos and left to find work overseas. And like far too many Filipinos, her journey ended in tragedy. (more...)

Bay Area Playwrights Festival Brings RESISTANCE & REVOLUTION at Potrero StageBay Area Playwrights Festival Brings RESISTANCE & REVOLUTION at Potrero Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

The Playwrights Foundation, a launchpad for exceptional plays and playwrights announces the lineup for the 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) running July 20-29, 2018. The six Playwrights were selected from more than 700 submissions nationally, 85% from outside the bay area, from more than 2 dozen states and Canada - coast to coast a very North American cohort. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces Writers for Reading SeriesPlanet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces Writers for Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (PCTF), the brainchild of arts professional Glory Kadigan, turns 10 years old. Known for its engaging and empowering series of plays every summer, the festivity is also celebrated for presenting readings of new works by some of New York's most prominent writers of independent theater. The multi-award-winning theatre festival, now under the direction of producing artistic director, Shaun Peknic, continues this tradition with a series of topical works making their first appearance in front of an audience. (more...)

Erin Davie, Kate Rockwell and More Cast in THE 8th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVALErin Davie, Kate Rockwell and More Cast in THE 8th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Red Bull Theater announced the casts for their eighth annual festival, featuring two brand new commissions from Tina Howe and Doug Wright, alongside 6 brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Celebrates 10 Years!Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Celebrates 10 Years!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (PCTF), the brainchild of arts professional  Glory Kadigan, turns 10 years old. Known for its engaging and empowering series of plays every summer, the festivity is also celebrated for presenting  readings of new works by some of Ny's most prominent writers of independent theater. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces Selections For The 8th Annual Short New Play Festival Featuring World Premieres From Tina Howe And Doug WrightRed Bull Theater Announces Selections For The 8th Annual Short New Play Festival Featuring World Premieres From Tina Howe And Doug Wright
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced that their eighth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Tina Howe and Doug Wright, alongside 6 brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. (more...)

Artistic Teams & Schedules Announced for 2018 Bay Area Playwrights FestivalArtistic Teams & Schedules Announced for 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Playwrights Foundation announces the plays and playwrights of the 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) running July 20-29, 2018 at Potrero Stage, 1895 18th St in San Francisco. The Artistic Teams for #BAPF2018 features Directors Erik Pearson, Christine Young, Margo Hall, Daniel Banks, Lauren English, and Ken Savage. Dramaturgs joining the teams include Alex Mallory, Maddie Gaw, Lisa Evans, Vidhu Singh, Roweena Mackay, and the Legendary Nakissa Etemad. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces Writers for Reading SeriesPlanet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces Writers for Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (PCTF), the brainchild of arts professional Glory Kadigan, turns 10 years old. Known for its engaging and empowering series of plays every summer, the festivity is also celebrated for presenting readings of new works by some of New York's most prominent writers of independent theater. The multi-award-winning theatre festival, now under the direction of producing artistic director, Shaun Peknic, continues this tradition with a series of topical works making their first appearance in front of an audience. (more...)

Bay Area Playwrights Festival Brings RESISTANCE & REVOLUTION at Potrero StageBay Area Playwrights Festival Brings RESISTANCE & REVOLUTION at Potrero Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The Playwrights Foundation, a launchpad for exceptional plays and playwrights announces the lineup for the 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) running July 20-29, 2018. The six Playwrights were selected from more than 700 submissions nationally, 85% from outside the bay area, from more than 2 dozen states and Canada - coast to coast a very North American cohort. (more...)

La MaMa ETC Presents Staged Reading Of Michael Shayan's TRICKS Featuring Monet X Change From RuPaul's Drag RaceLa MaMa ETC Presents Staged Reading Of Michael Shayan's TRICKS Featuring Monet X Change From RuPaul's Drag Race
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The historic La MaMa Experimental Theater Club presents an industry reading of Michael Shayan's new queer, dark comedy, 'Tricks,' featuring Monet X Change from RuPaul's Drag Race and directed by John Michael DiResta. (more...)

Greater Boston Stage Company Announces 19th SeasonGreater Boston Stage Company Announces 19th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Greater Boston Stage Company is pleased to announce its Season 19 Mainstage programming which includes adaptations of beloved holiday classics, a new look at a classic quartet of musicians, a collaboration with Front Porch Arts Collective, and three premieres: an East Coast, U.S., and World Premiere. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces The Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Producing Partnerships and Rough ReadingsPlaywrights Foundation Announces The Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Producing Partnerships and Rough Readings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

The 41st Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival, the premiere festival for new works on the west coast, runs July 20th - 29th returning to the recently renovated Potrero Stage, 1695 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107. Over 700 scripts were submitted for this year's festival. The final Six talented emerging playwrights from across the country will each have two readings of a new work presented by the Bay Area's top acting talent. Final playwrights will be announced in April and tickets for the festival will go on sale in May. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Producing Partnerships and Rough ReadingsPlaywrights Foundation Announces the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Producing Partnerships and Rough Readings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The 41st Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival, the premiere festival for new works on the west coast, runs July 20th - 29th returning to the recently renovated Potrero Stage, 1695 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107. Over 700 scripts were submitted for this year's festival. The final Six talented emerging playwrights from across the country will each have two readings of a new work presented by the Bay Area's top acting talent. Final playwrights will be announced in April and tickets for the festival will go on sale in May. (more...)

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