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Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host Residencies for 23 Writers of Nine New Musicals Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host Residencies for 23 Writers of Nine New Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong in-person residencies for 23 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals between June 27 and August 29.  Writers include Tony-nominee Beth Malone, Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls; Jonathan Larson winners Avi Amon, Sara Cooper, Ty Defoe, and Anna Jacobs and more.

Rashida Jones, Duncan Sheik, Baron Vaughn and More to Take Part in LIFE STUDIES, Bene Photo Rashida Jones, Duncan Sheik, Baron Vaughn and More to Take Part in LIFE STUDIES, Benefit Concert from The Civilians
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021

On May 20, Off-Broadway theater company The Civilians will host Life Studies, a livestreamed benefit concert supporting the company and its artistic community. This year’s virtual event will celebrate risk-taking artists who look deeply into our world to reveal new truths.

University Of The Arts' POLYPHONE FESTIVAL Returns Virtually For 2021 Photo University Of The Arts' POLYPHONE FESTIVAL Returns Virtually For 2021
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 14, 2021

University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts has announced the lineup for the seventh annual Polyphone Festival of New and Emerging Musicals. The festival will be available online beginning April 21.

A Little New Music SPOTLIGHT SERIES Presents Anna K. Jacobs Photo A Little New Music SPOTLIGHT SERIES Presents Anna K. Jacobs
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 12, 2021

THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a bi-monthly live streamed concert series created by¬†A LITTLE¬†NEW¬†MUSIC¬†will ‚Äúspotlight‚ÄĚ the music of composer/lyricist Anna K. Jacobs on February 16th. The evening will be co-hosted by ALNM co-producers Luke H. Klipp and Kila Packett, and produced by amy francis schott.

University Of The Arts Presents POP! THE MUSICAL EXHIBITION  Photo University Of The Arts Presents POP! THE MUSICAL EXHIBITION 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 3, 2020

The University of the Arts will present Pop!  The Musical Exhibition, a web-based, interactive multimedia musical experience. This exhibition  is based on Pop! The Musical with Book/Lyrics by Maggie Kate-Coleman, music by Anna K.  Jacobs, and directed by James Bruenger-Arreguin BFA 20' (Directing, Playwriting + Production.) 

Emerson College's First Live Virtual Musical, THIS GOLDEN DAY Debuts Photo Emerson College's First Live Virtual Musical, THIS GOLDEN DAY Debuts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2020

Emerson College, in cooperation with Live & In Color, will debut its first live, virtual, new musical, 'This Golden Day,' one of few, if any, higher education performing arts entities executing a live musical online. The musical explores the concept of 'The Golden Rule' and building community through various religions and diverse perspectives.

University Of The Arts' Polyphone Festival Accepting Applications For 2021 Festival Photo University Of The Arts' Polyphone Festival Accepting Applications For 2021 Festival
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2020

The Polyphone Festival of New and Emerging Musicals is currently accepting applications for musicals for its 2021 Festival. Applications are due Friday, September 4, 2020 at 11:59pm. For more full details, please visit http//www.polyphone.org

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting Nine 'Virtual Residencies' For 18 Writers Of Nine N Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting Nine 'Virtual Residencies' For 18 Writers Of Nine New Musicals
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2020

For its 10th summer, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong 'virtual residencies' for 18 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals.

The Orchard Project Announces Artists and Companies Taking Part in 2020 Programs, Plu Photo The Orchard Project Announces Artists and Companies Taking Part in 2020 Programs, Plus the Launch of Two New Labs
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2020

The Orchard Project today announced its 2020 programs as well as the names of participating artists and companies. This year includes the launch of two new labs a?' the Liveness Lab to explore the nature of live performance right now and an Audio Storytelling Lab to provide support and mentorship to podcast, radio, and immersive audio projects.

VIDEO: Anna K. Jacobs Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant Photo VIDEO: Anna K. Jacobs Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2020

2020 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Anna K. Jacobs accepts the grant with a virtual speech. In the speech, Jacobs shares what this grant means to her.

University Of The Arts Appoints Director Of Polyphone Festival Photo University Of The Arts Appoints Director Of Polyphone Festival
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2019

In October, Maggie-Kate Coleman will join University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts as the Suzanne and Doug Kreitzberg Director of the Polyphone Festival of New and Emerging Musicals, a position that is generously supported by the Kreitzbergs.

The Civilians' Share Details of CIVILIAN DISOBEDIENCE 2019 Spring Benefit Photo The Civilians' Share Details of CIVILIAN DISOBEDIENCE 2019 Spring Benefit
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

On April 1, the celebrated Off-Broadway theater company The Civilians will host Civilian Disobedience, their annual spring benefit, which honors their Civilians of the Year: Emmy nominated, award-winning documentary filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (Reversing Roe, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work) as well as Marion Friedman Young for her longstanding support of The Civilians and her recent work as The Civilians partners for the Michael Friedman Legacy Fund.

University Of The Arts Brind School Presents 5th Annual Polyphone Festival Photo University Of The Arts Brind School Presents 5th Annual Polyphone Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for its fifth annual Polyphone Festival, a 'festival of the emerging musical.' The five-day event will take place in the Arts Bank and Wilma Theaters on South Broad Street in Philadelphia February 26-March 2, 2019. The four musicals comprising the festival will take audiences on a journey through a haunted burial ground for forgotten souls, a radioactive amusement park full of Marie Curies, an afro-futuristic groove-centered alternate reality, and the final anxious moments of life on earth. All of the works in this year's Polyphone focus on the intersection of alternative futures and reimagined histories. The works all ask questions about co-existence, global anxiety and crafting hope in troubled times.

University Of The Arts Brind School Presents 5th Annual Polyphone Festival Photo University Of The Arts Brind School Presents 5th Annual Polyphone Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for its fifth annual Polyphone Festival, a 'festival of the emerging musical.' The five-day event will take place in the Arts Bank and Wilma Theaters on South Broad Street in Philadelphia February 26-March 2, 2019. The four musicals comprising the festival will take audiences on a journey through a haunted burial ground for forgotten souls, a radioactive amusement park full of Marie Curies, an afro-futuristic groove-centered alternate reality, and the final anxious moments of life on earth. All of the works in this year's Polyphone focus on the intersection of alternative futures and reimagined histories. The works all ask questions about co-existence, global anxiety and crafting hope in troubled times.

University Of The Arts Brind School Presents 5th Annual Polyphone Festival Photo University Of The Arts Brind School Presents 5th Annual Polyphone Festival
by Julie Musbach - Feb 6, 2019

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for its fifth annual Polyphone Festival, a 'festival of the emerging musical.' The five-day event will take place in the Arts Bank and Wilma Theaters on South Broad Street in Philadelphia February 26-March 2, 2019. The four musicals comprising the festival will take audiences on a journey through a haunted burial ground for forgotten souls, a radioactive amusement park full of Marie Curies, an afro-futuristic groove-centered alternate reality, and the final anxious moments of life on earth. All of the works in this year's Polyphone focus on the intersection of alternative futures and reimagined histories. The works all ask questions about co-existence, global anxiety and crafting hope in troubled times.

Casting Announced For THE TRUTH ABOUT SANTA at The Tank Photo Casting Announced For THE TRUTH ABOUT SANTA at The Tank
by Julie Musbach - Nov 12, 2018

The Tank in association with Theater of the Apes will present the 10th anniversary production of the dark holiday comedy, The Truth About Santa, written by Greg Kotis (Winner of 2002 Tony Award, 2001 Drama Desk Award, and 2001 Obie Award for Urinetown), directed by Ilana Becker (Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab; Playwrights Horizons Robert Moss Directing Fellow) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), December 5-20.

THE TRUTH ABOUT SANTA Celebrates 10th Anniversary at The Tank Photo THE TRUTH ABOUT SANTA Celebrates 10th Anniversary at The Tank
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2018

The Tank in association with Theater of the Apes will present the 10th anniversary production of the dark holiday comedy, The Truth About Santa, written by Greg Kotis (Winner of 2002 Tony Award, 2001 Drama Desk Award, and 2001 Obie Award for Urinetown), directed by Ilana Becker at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), December 5-20.

New York Youth Symphony Now Accepting Applications For Musical Theater Composition Pr Photo New York Youth Symphony Now Accepting Applications For Musical Theater Composition Program
by Julie Musbach - Aug 21, 2018

Now entering its 56th season, the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is launching a Musical Theater Composition (MTC) program, to be led by newly-appointed director Anna K. Jacobs. In a partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, this new program aims to diversify the world of musical theater by creating opportunities for young composers to have their compositions workshopped and performed by both peers and professionals.

NYMF Concert Series Includes Ariana DeBose, Lesli Margherita, Lauren Pritchard and Mo Photo NYMF Concert Series Includes Ariana DeBose, Lesli Margherita, Lauren Pritchard and More
by Julie Musbach - Jul 19, 2018

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announces the performer and composer lineup for two of their concert events: Intersecting Chords and How The Light Gets In.

Anna Jacobs Named Director Of NYYS Musical Theater Composition Program Photo Anna Jacobs Named Director Of NYYS Musical Theater Composition Program
by Julie Musbach - Jun 27, 2018

Now entering its 56th season, the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is launching a Musical Theater Composition (MTC) program, to be led by newly-appointed director Anna K. Jacobs. In a partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, this new program aims to diversify the world of musical theater by creating opportunities for young composers to have their compositions workshopped and performed by both peers and professionals.

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