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VOODOO MACBETH, THE FORGOTTEN PLACE, ON OUR OWN ISLAND, and More Win Big at the 27th  Photo VOODOO MACBETH, THE FORGOTTEN PLACE, ON OUR OWN ISLAND, and More Win Big at the 27th Annual Sedona International Film Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021

Check out the full list of winners, including Lifetime Achievement Awards to Oscar-winning costume designer Bob Mackie for his body of work; director and actor Luis Valdez; and iconic actor Tom Skerritt. 

Dolores Huerta and Josefina Lopez to Testify in Support of Save The Performing Arts A Photo Dolores Huerta and Josefina Lopez to Testify in Support of Save The Performing Arts Act in Sacramento
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2021

SB 805,¬†entitled,¬†‚ÄúSave The Performing Arts Act of 2021,‚Ä̬†is the first bill in the nation that will create a critical funding infrastructure to help assist Small Nonprofit Performing Arts Companies (SNPAC) with average adjusted gross revenues equal to, or less than $1.4 million, to be adjusted every five years based on the California Consumer Price Index.

California Artists Unite For The Passage Of The Performing Arts Relief Act Photo California Artists Unite For The Passage Of The Performing Arts Relief Act
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2021

Artists throughout the state of California are uniting for the passage of Senate Bill 805 (SB 805), titled, ‚ÄúThe Performing Arts Relief Act,‚ÄĚ which the Senate Labor Committee will vote on Wednesday, April 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Sacramento, CA. ¬†¬†A Coalition of 36 small 99-seat non-profit theaters and freelance performers are banding together to make theater accessible to all.¬†¬†

Outdoor and Online Programming Expands Goodman Audiences by 150,000+ Photo Outdoor and Online Programming Expands Goodman Audiences by 150,000+
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021

Over the past year, more than 150,000 people consumed Goodman's 12 online streaming productions, beginning with Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play directed by Lili-Anne Brown.

TCM Big Screen Classics Series Begins Jan. 24 & 27 With THE MALTESE FALCON Photo TCM Big Screen Classics Series Begins Jan. 24 & 27 With THE MALTESE FALCON
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 15, 2021

Next year, film aficionados can enjoy a yearlong journey spanning nine decades of cinema history, through a dozen of some of the movie industry’s greatest titles, as Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies present the seventh annual TCM Big Screen Classics series.

NNPN's Annual Commission Awarded To Nambi E. Kelley Photo NNPN's Annual Commission Awarded To Nambi E. Kelley
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2020

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, has announced the recipient of this year's Annual Commission: Nambi E. Kelley, in partnership with San Diego Repertory Theatre, will develop her new play, Project American X.

Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December Photo Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2020

Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.

Center Theatre Group Launches Digital Stage, Announces Casey Nicholaw, Phylicia Rasha Photo Center Theatre Group Launches Digital Stage, Announces Casey Nicholaw, Phylicia Rashad & Paula Vogel as Associate Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2020

Center Theatre Group has announced the immediate launch of their newest venue, the Digital Stage, currently housing its ever-expanding library of education, community outreach and Art Goes On videos. Center Theatre Group has welcomed Casey Nicholaw, Phylicia Rashad and Paula Vogel, as its latest Associate Artists.

Borderlands Theater Honors Lifetime Achievements of Silviana Wood With Two Special Ev Photo Borderlands Theater Honors Lifetime Achievements of Silviana Wood With Two Special Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020

Tucson, Arizona. An authentic Tucsonense raised in Barrio Anita, Silviana Wood was a trailblazer of the Chican@ Theatre movement. Beginning in the 1970s, her earliest works were collaboratively created as a member of Tucson theatre collectives like Teatro del Pueblo and Teatro Libertad.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its schedule for fall 2020, offering a variety of free and pay-to-view options for virtual experiences.

Goodman Theatre Presents FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT! in Free Limited Outdoor Engag Photo Goodman Theatre Presents FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT! in Free Limited Outdoor Engagement
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2020

From Englewood to North Lawndale to Portage Park, in an unprecedented collaboration with the Chicago Park District, Goodman Theatre will present Cheryl L. West's electrifying call-to-action-Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!-in a FREE three-week, nine-location outdoor engagement.

VIDEO: Watch a Clip From Center Theatre Group's ZOOT SUIT, as Part of the Scenes From Photo VIDEO: Watch a Clip From Center Theatre Group's ZOOT SUIT, as Part of the Scenes From the Vault Series
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2020

In this scene from the vault, Center Theatre Group is taking you back to the vibrant opening number from the 2017 revival of Luis Valdez's 'Zoot Suit' at the Mark Taper Forum.

Latino Theater Company Goes Online With LATINO THEATER CO. LIVE Conversation Series Photo Latino Theater Company Goes Online With LATINO THEATER CO. LIVE Conversation Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020

The Latino Theater Company is going online with Latino Theater Co. LIVE, a series of online conversations hosted by Xavi Moreno.

#BWWPrompts: What Is Your Favorite Obscure Play and Why? Photo #BWWPrompts: What Is Your Favorite Obscure Play and Why?
by BWW Prompts - Apr 28, 2020

We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

Regional Spotlight: How L.A. Theatre Works is Working Through The Global Health Crisi Photo Regional Spotlight: How L.A. Theatre Works is Working Through The Global Health Crisis
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

Today we shine a spotlight on L.A. Theatre Works, with Artistic Producing Director Susan Loewenberg.

Theatre Artist Diane Rodriguez Has Passed Away Photo Theatre Artist Diane Rodriguez Has Passed Away
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2020

Noted theatre artist Diane Rodriguez, born June 22, 1951, in San Jose, CA, died today, April 10, 2020, in Los Angeles, of cancer.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

L.A. Theatre Works Releases 25 Audio Stage Plays Available Free To Educators Photo L.A. Theatre Works Releases 25 Audio Stage Plays Available Free To Educators
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2020

L.A. Theatre Works is offering 25 audio recordings of significant stage plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen, available free to educators worldwide.

All Los Angeles Philharmonic Concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall Canceled Until Marc Photo All Los Angeles Philharmonic Concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall Canceled Until March 31
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2020

The California Department of Public Health issued a mandate that all public gatherings, including concerts and presentations at Walt Disney Concert Hall, should be canceled through March 31, 2020 to protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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by A.A. Cristi - Dec 23, 2019

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