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L.A. Theatre Works Streams Six Titles By Black Playwrights For Free Photo L.A. Theatre Works Streams Six Titles By Black Playwrights For Free
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

L.A. Theatre Works, the world's leading producer of audio theater, has chosen six titles by Black playwrights from its extensive collection of work to stream free on its website.

Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97 Photo Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

Wynn Handman, the famed New York acting teacher and Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, died at home April 11, 2020 of Covid-19 related pneumonia. He was 97.

Wagner College Theatre's Stanley Drama Awards to Be Announced Tonight At The Players  Photo Wagner College Theatre's Stanley Drama Awards to Be Announced Tonight At The Players Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Wagner College Theatre's Stanley Drama Award, now celebrating its 60th Anniversary, has awarded this year's honor to B.V. Marshall for his play, Incident at Willow Creek.

Wagner College Theatre Celebrates 50th Anniversary Throughout 2018 Photo Wagner College Theatre Celebrates 50th Anniversary Throughout 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The award-winning Wagner College Theatre Department is celebrating its golden jubilee throughout 2018 with a year of exciting events.

Wagner College Theatre Announces Elisabeth Karlin as the Winner of the 2017 Stanley Drama Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of this year's Stanley Drama Award is Elisabeth Karlin for her play, "The Showman and the Spirit."

Wagner College Theatre Announces 2016 Stanley Drama Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of this year's Stanley Drama Award is Mike Bencivenga of Astoria, Queens, N.Y., for his two-act play, 'Bad Hearts.'

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A RAISIN IN THE SUN Breaks Ground On Broadway
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 12, 2015

Today we are revisiting a groundbreaking play that premiered this week in 1959.

Wagner College Theatre Reveals 2015 Stanley Drama Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of this year's Stanley Drama Award is Bob Clyman of North Caldwell, N.J., for his play, 'The Good Bet.'

Jennifer Maisel's OUT OF ORBIT Wins Wagner College Theatre's 2014 Stanley Drama Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

The Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of this year's Stanley Drama Award is Jennifer Maisel of Los Angeles for her play, "Out of Orbit." Two finalists for this year's award were also announced: Chelsea Sutton of North Hollywood, Cal., for "The Dead Woman," and Sam Byron of New York City for "Gordy Crashes."

BWW Reviews: CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN Introduces Black History Month 2014 at Karamu
by Roy Berko - Feb 5, 2014

Karamu, the nation's oldest African-American theatre, opened its Black History month celebration with 'CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN' by Lonne Elder III. The play and its author are both noted for their strong place in the reflections of Blacks in this country.

Karen L. Lewis Awarded 2012 Stanley Drama Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

The Wagner College Theatre has named Karen L. Lewis, a multiple Emmy and Writers Guild award-winning television writer, the winner of the 2012 Stanley Drama Award for her play, "The Perfect Wife."

Philip Gerson Named Stanley Drama Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2011

The Wagner College Theatre has named Philip Gerson the winner of the 2011 Stanley Drama Award for his play, 'Eyes Forward.' Gerson makes his home in both New York and Los Angeles.

Artistic New Directions Presents World Premiere of PSYCHOMACHIA, Opens 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2010

Artistic New Directions (Artistic Co-Directors, Kristine Niven & Janice L. Goldberg) will present the World Premiere of Jennifer Lane's heart-wrenching psychological drama, 'PSYCHOMACHIA,' as their 26th Anniversary Season's first production, in association with Shetler Studios & Theatres.

New Federal Theatre Joins Castillo and National Black Theatre For Readings , Ends 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

During the month of June, New York City experienced a groundbreaking theatrical event. Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with the Castillo Theatre on West 42nd Street and Harlem's National Black Theatre on 125th Street, present 25 plays by the greatest Black playwrights of all time. They are the pioneers of the Black Theatre Movement from the 1960s and up until the beginning of the new century, as well as those who are carrying on the work of giving dramatic expression to the Black experience.

New Federal Theatre Joins Castillo and National Black Theatre For Readings 6/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

In the month of June, New York City will experience a groundbreaking theatrical event. Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with the Castillo Theatre on West 42nd Street and Harlem's National Black Theatre on 125th Street, will present 25 plays by the greatest Black playwrights of all time.

New Federal Theatre Joins Castillo and National Black Theatre For Readings 6/4-27
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2010

In the month of June, New York City will experience a groundbreaking theatrical event. Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with the Castillo Theatre on West 42nd Street and Harlem's National Black Theatre on 125th Street, will present 25 plays by the greatest Black playwrights of all time.

Take Wing And Soar Productions' PECONG Closes 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2010

Take Wing And Soar Productions presents Steve Carter's PECONG starring Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, directed by Arthur French, for a Limited Engagement at the National Black Theatre | March 12th - 28th

Take Wing And Soar Productions Set for PECONG with Phyllis Yvonne Stickney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

Take Wing And Soar Productions presents Steve Carter's PECONG starring Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, directed by Arthur French, for a Limited Engagement at the National Black Theatre | March 12th - 28th

Take Wing And Soar Productions Presents PECONG 3/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

Take Wing And Soar Productions proudly presents Steve Carter's PECONG, at the National Black Theatre, for a limited engagement, from March 12th - March 28th. Directed by award winning actor and director Arthur French, PECONG stars celebrated film, television and stage actress Phyllis Yvonne Stickney*.

Wagner College Theatre Names Richard Martin Hirsch Winner of '10 Stanley Drama Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

The Wagner College Theatre has named Richard Martin Hirsch, of Pacific Palisades, Calif., the winner of the 2010 Stanley Drama Award for his play, 'The Restoration of Sight.'

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