Freddie Ashley Awarded Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Medallion Of ExcellenceFreddie Ashley Awarded Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Medallion Of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

On Sunday, August 4, 2019, at the conclusion of the 2019 MFA Playwrights' Workshop at the Kennedy Center, Actor's Express Artistic Director Freddie Ashley was awarded the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Medallion of Excellence. (more...)

Rorschach Theatre Announces 20th Anniversary SeasonRorschach Theatre Announces 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Honoring 20 years of award-winning and nationally recognized installation theatre in every corner of DC, Rorschach Theatre will present an electrifying season of things new and reimagined.  (more...)

14th Annual MFA Playwrights Workshop Launches New Work Next Week In Washington D.C.14th Annual MFA Playwrights Workshop Launches New Work Next Week In Washington D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

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, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, announce the 14th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop. The Kennedy Center will host more than 60 theater-makers from July 27-August 4, 2019 as part of the week-long Workshop featuring new works by graduate students or recent MFA graduates from the University of California, San Diego, Iowa Playwrights' Workshop, Boston University, National Theatre School of Canada, and Brown University.  (more...)

NNPN Announces 2019-20 Program AwardeesNNPN Announces 2019-20 Program Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces its 2019-20 grant recipients, including the 2019 Smith Prize for Political Theatre, seven Producer Residencies, and eight Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnerships between multiple Member Theaters, playwrights, and other theater makers in various projects. (more...)

Free Staged Readings To Take Place At Goodman Theatre, July 5-8Free Staged Readings To Take Place At Goodman Theatre, July 5-8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Goodman Theatre announces a line-up of free readings written by members of its Playwrights Unit-a year-long residency for Chicago-based writers to develop their plays-in-progress with the Goodman's artistic team, in partnership with Chicago Dramatists. Members of the 2018/2019 Playwrights Unit include Georgette Kelly, Dianne Nora, Marisela Treviño Orta and Stacey Rose. Free, one-time-only readings take place July 5-7 at Goodman Theatre (170 N. Dearborn); to make a reservation call 312.443.3800 or visit GoodmanTheatre.org/PlaywrightsUnitReadings. Availability is extremely limited. More information about each writer follows; headshots can be found in the Press Room. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre's Announces Line Up For 2019 SPARK New Play FestivalDiversionary Theatre's Announces Line Up For 2019 SPARK New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Diversionary Theatre, the Nation's 3rd Oldest LGBT Theatre presents The 3rd Annual Spark New Play Festival featuring a program of new plays never before seen in San Diego. (more...)

FILIBUSTERED AND UNFILTERED: AMERICA READS THE MUELLER REPORT At The ArcFILIBUSTERED AND UNFILTERED: AMERICA READS THE MUELLER REPORT At The Arc
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

To ensure a separation of powers, the U.S. Federal Government is made up of three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. When authority runs amok, the ultimate check is the American citizen.  (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At WestbethTickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

The June 2019 So-fi festival announces that it will be presenting works at The Clemente's Los Kabayitos and Flamboyan Theaters (107 Suffolk St. between Rivington & Delancey) and Westbeth (463 West Street between Bethune and West 12th St) June 6th-23rd 2019. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Announces 50th KCACTF National FestivalThe Kennedy Center Announces 50th KCACTF National Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts more than 120 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the 50th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which runs April 16-20, 2019 in multiple locations throughout the Center. The Center also announced the national awardees for the KCACTF. Selected awardees and representatives will be brought to Washington, D.C. for an expense-paid trip to participate in the National Festival. These student artists from across the United States have been recognized for their outstanding work from the eight regional festivals that were held January 8 through February 28, 2019. (more...)

I CARRY YOUR HEART Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 TheatersI CARRY YOUR HEART Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to present the New York premiere of I CARRY YOUR HEART written by Georgette Kelly and directed by Cate Caplin. Produced by Athena Theatre, I CARRY YOUR HEART begins performances on Saturday, March 30 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 14. Press Opening is Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM; Sunday at 2:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 ($20 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or visit www.59e59.org. The running time is 80 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces 2018/2019 Playwrights UnitGoodman Theatre Announces 2018/2019 Playwrights Unit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Goodman Theatre's commitment to new works and emerging artists continues in its 2018/2019 Season. Today, the Goodman named four Chicago-based writers to its Playwrights Unit-Georgette Kelly, whose play Ballast was featured on The Kilroys List and received the Craig Noel Award for Outstanding New Play; Dianne Nora, a playwright, dramaturg, theater scholar and comedy writer who works in Chicago, Brooklyn and Dublin; Marisela Treviño Orta, semifinalist for the 2018 O'Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference and 2019 Kendeda Finalist (Alliance Theatre); and Stacey Rose, whose work has been presented at New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, National Black Theatre and more. The Playwrights Unit, in partnership with Chicago Dramatists, meets bi-monthly to discuss their commissioned plays-in-progress with the Goodman's artistic team. The residency culminates in a public staged reading of each new play in Summer 2019.  (more...)

PERFECT TEETH & DICK PIX Begins Previews Tonight!PERFECT TEETH & DICK PIX Begins Previews Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

Playwright Daniel McCoy's new plays, Perfect Teeth and Dick Pix are set to run in rotation at Theaterlab in mid-town Manhattan, July 18 - August 12. Opening night is slated for Sunday July 22. (more...)

More Than 60 Theater Makers To Develop New Works At The Kennedy CenterMore Than 60 Theater Makers To Develop New Works At The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

National New Play Network, an alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovating ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, is pleased to co-present the 13th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. The Kennedy Center will host more than 60 theater-makers from July 28-August 5, 2018 as part of the 13th annual week-long MFA Playwrights' Workshop featuring new works by graduate students or recent MFA graduates from Iowa Playwrights' Workshop, Northwestern University, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of California, San Diego. (more...)

PERFECT TEETH & DICK PIX Begins Previews Tonight!PERFECT TEETH & DICK PIX Begins Previews Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Playwright Daniel McCoy's new plays, Perfect Teeth and Dick Pix are set to run in rotation at Theaterlab in mid-town Manhattan, July 18 - August 12. Opening night is slated for Sunday July 22. (more...)

PERFECT TEETH and DICK PIX By Daniel McCoy To Play TheaterlabPERFECT TEETH and DICK PIX By Daniel McCoy To Play Theaterlab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Playwright Daniel McCoy's new plays, Perfect Teeth and Dick Pix are set to run in rotation at Theatrelab in mid-town Manhattan, July 18 - August 12. Opening night is slated for Sunday July 22. (more...)

THE ORIGINALIST Adds Additional Post Show ConversationsTHE ORIGINALIST Adds Additional Post Show Conversations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) announces additional post show conversations scheduled during the run of THE ORIGINALIST. The talks feature conversations with attorneys, journalists and Supreme Court specialists as well as the cast and creative team. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At The New Play PERFECT TEETH at TheaterlabPhoto Flash: First Look At The New Play PERFECT TEETH at Theaterlab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

Playwright Daniel McCoy's new plays, Perfect Teeth and Dick Pix are set to run in rotation at Theaterlab in mid-town Manhattan, July 18 - August 12. Opening night is slated for Sunday July 22. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At The New Comedy DICK PIXPhoto Flash: First Look At The New Comedy DICK PIX
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Playwright Daniel McCoy's new plays, Perfect Teeth and Dick Pix are set to run in rotation at Theaterlab in mid-town Manhattan, July 18 - August 12. Opening night is slated for Sunday July 22. (more...)

PERFECT TEETH and DICK PIX By Daniel McCoy To Play TheaterlabPERFECT TEETH and DICK PIX By Daniel McCoy To Play Theaterlab
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Playwright Daniel McCoy's new plays, Perfect Teeth and Dick Pix are set to run in rotation at Theatrelab in mid-town Manhattan, July 18 - August 12. Opening night is slated for Sunday July 22. (more...)

The Welders Receive Grants For The Development Of New WorkThe Welders Receive Grants For The Development Of New Work
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The Welders-Washington's only playwrights' collective devoted exclusively to developing and producing new plays-has received funding for artistic development of projects by individual artists Annalisa Dias, Rachel Hynes and Hannah Hessel Ratner, and the company has been awarded additional funding from the DC Commission on Arts and Humanities specifically to support artistic development. (more...)

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