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Art House Productions Announces 2021-2022 Inkubator Playwrights Photo Art House Productions Announces 2021-2022 Inkubator Playwrights
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

Art House Productions has announced the 2021-2022 cohort of its INKubator Program. INKubator is a year-long generative process for a select group of 6 playwrights in residence at Art House Productions. This year's playwrights are Jake Brasch, Nay Harris, Justice Hehir, Riley Elton McCarthy, Christian Mendonça, and Melissa Toomey.

DEAR ONE: LOVE & LONGING IN MID-CENTURY QUEER AMERICA Comes To UWS Church Photo DEAR ONE: LOVE & LONGING IN MID-CENTURY QUEER AMERICA Comes To UWS Church
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2021

4thU Artivists, a New York City-based benefit performance group, will present their Fall production, Dear ONE: Love & Longing in Mid-Century Queer America by playwright Joshua Irving Gershick, November 5th & 6th as a live staged production streamed to a virtual audience only.

Luna Stage Announces Bilingual Outdoor Performance of THE FRONTERA PROJECT Photo Luna Stage Announces Bilingual Outdoor Performance of THE FRONTERA PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

 Luna Stage will launch its in-person 2021-2022 Season with The Frontera Project, co-conceived by Ramón Verdugo and Jessica Bauman, performing October 7- October 16 at multiple outdoor locations in Essex County including Montclair's Lackawanna Plaza (Oct 7-Oct 10) and Luna Stage's tented outdoor space in West Orange (Oct 14-Oct 16).

'Hear Me Out' Monologue Competition Announces Its Finalists Photo 'Hear Me Out' Monologue Competition Announces Its Finalists
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

Each of the finalists were given the prompt  'Borders' for their submission. Each entry is evaluated for its Character Development, Ear for Authentic Speech, Camouflage of Exposition, Thrilling Story, Dramatic Structure, and Clever Use of Festival Theme. 

30 New Jersey Theatres Announce Proof of Vaccination Policy and Opening Right Campaig Photo 30 New Jersey Theatres Announce Proof of Vaccination Policy and Opening Right Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021

All 40 members of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance as well as several of the state's presenting venues  have taken the Opening Night, Opening Right pledge to follow the most current medical advice, meeting or exceeding all local and national safety guidelines.

Finalists Announced for The 2nd Annual HEAR ME OUT MONOLOGUE COMPETITION Photo Finalists Announced for The 2nd Annual HEAR ME OUT MONOLOGUE COMPETITION
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2021

With over 400 submissions from around the world, this year's Hear Me Out New American Monologue Competition's founder Roland Tec has announced this year's 13 finalists.

Queens Theatre And Lincoln Center Present AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS Photo Queens Theatre And Lincoln Center Present AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

On Wednesday, August 25th, 2021, Queens Theatre's New American Voices and Theatre for All, in collaboration with Lincoln Center's RESTART STAGES, present An Evening of Short Plays, featuring three works by artists from the Disability community.

Final Week to Stream New Normal Rep's LINES IN THE DUST Photo Final Week to Stream New Normal Rep's LINES IN THE DUST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021

NNR - New Normal Rep is continuing its inaugural season with Lines in the Dust, by Pulitzer Prize-nominated and Obie Award-winning playwright Nikkole Salter (In the Continuum, Carnaval).  Streaming on demand now through August 8.

City Theatre Announces In-Person 2021-2022 Season Photo City Theatre Announces In-Person 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021

City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh’s home for contemporary plays, has announced the details of the theatre’s 47th season of new works, taking place in-person beginning in September 2021. Reopening to audiences after 18 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, City Theatre will fully produce six plays, live and in-person.

Luna Stage Receives $28K From Orange Orphan Society For Pay-What-You-Wish Summer Camp Photo Luna Stage Receives $28K From Orange Orphan Society For Pay-What-You-Wish Summer Camps, Green Screen Studio
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2021

Luna Stage has received a $28,000 grant from the Orange Orphan Society to support its Pay-What-You-Wish Kids Theatre Camp and Teen Collaborator Intensive, and to install a new Green Screen Studio for use by both programs. The camps will run July 6th - July 30th, and will take place outdoors

Red Bull Theater Announces Selections for 11th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Photo Red Bull Theater Announces Selections for 11th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for The 2021 Short New Play Festival, their eleventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country, and more.

LINES IN THE DUST Starring Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Joyner & Lisa Rosetta Strum to be Pr Photo LINES IN THE DUST Starring Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Joyner & Lisa Rosetta Strum to be Presented by New Normal Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

NNR - New Normal Rep will continue its inaugural season with Lines in the Dust,by Pulitzer Prize-nominated and Obie Award-winning playwright Nikkole Salter (In the Continuum, Carnaval), streaming  on demand July 8 through August 8.

Playwrights' Center Announces 2021-2024 Core Writers Photo Playwrights' Center Announces 2021-2024 Core Writers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

As the industry and theater artists grapple with equity and the many issues facing the field, the 2021-2024 Core Writers Mathilde Dratwa, L M Feldman, Franky D. Gonzalez, Yilong Liu, TyLie Shider, Deborah Yarchun, and Nathan Yungerberg will be given the space and support to create over the next three years.

Luna Stage Presents Gay History For Straight People Photo Luna Stage Presents Gay History For Straight People
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2021

After 14 months of powerful virtual work, Luna Stage is thrilled to announce four in-person, outdoor performances of BroadwayWorld Award-winner Will Nolan's Gay History for Straight People! presented in association with ValleyArts at 8pm June 11, 12, 25 and 26.

Stages Festival Of Free And Low-Cost Theatre Events Continues Through May Photo Stages Festival Of Free And Low-Cost Theatre Events Continues Through May
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2021

For 24 years, New Jersey Theatre Alliance (‚Äúthe Alliance‚ÄĚ) has offered a spring festival of performances, workshops, and readings throughout the state. This year's festival has been held primarily online, due to the ongoing pandemic.

Luna Stage & Ping Chong And Company Announce Talkbacks For Documentary Film Photo Luna Stage & Ping Chong And Company Announce Talkbacks For Documentary Film
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2021

Luna Stage announces two free public conversations in conjunction with its world premiere 2.2 Square Miles of Soul: Voices of Orange, a documentary film created in association with Ping Chong and Company.

Luna Stage and Ping Chong and Company Premiere Documentary Film 2.2 SQUARE MILES OF S Photo Luna Stage and Ping Chong and Company Premiere Documentary Film 2.2 SQUARE MILES OF SOUL: VOICES OF ORANGE
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021

Luna Stage in association with Ping Chong and Company will premiere 2.2 Square Miles of Soul: Voices of Orange, a documentary film centering the voices and experiences of people from  Orange, New Jersey, streaming May 13-May 23. 

Luna Stage Premieres VACCINE MONOLOGUES Photo Luna Stage Premieres VACCINE MONOLOGUES
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2021

Luna Stage premieres The Vaccine Monologues, a virtual gallery of theatrical moments inspired by Covid immunization. Playwrights, physicians, activists, and actors share stories real and imagined, reflecting on experiences with the 'Fauci ouchie,' or the shot that can change it all.

Pushcart Players Artistic Director to Perform ART in Zoom Reading Photo Pushcart Players Artistic Director to Perform ART in Zoom Reading
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2021

Pushcart Players artistic director Paul Whelihan will perform in Zoom readings of ‚ÄúART,‚ÄĚ a play by Yasmine Reza on Thursday May 6 and Friday May 7 at 7:30 pm.

Amas Musical Theatre Announces Recipients of Third Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerg Photo Amas Musical Theatre Announces Recipients of Third Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

Amas Musical Theatre today announced the recipients of the third¬†Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists. Gabe Caruso¬†and¬†Sangwoo ‚ÄėSimon‚Äô Lee, 2020 graduates of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, were selected for their full-length musical¬†SETTLE DOWN: A New Hip Hop Musical.

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